2000 September Movies

Snatch (2000)

Snatch

  • 73%
  • R
  • 103 min
  • Crime

In his follow-up to the criminally comic Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels, Guy Ritchie weaves illegal dogfights, underground boxing, Russian arms dealers, and Jewish gem merchants into an intricate story of a diamond heist in London's Hatton Garden jewelry district.

Remember the Titans (2000)

Remember the Titans

  • 73%
  • PG
  • 113 min
  • Biography

In 1971 high school football was everything to the people of Alexandria, Virginia. But when the local school board was forced to integrate an all black school with an all white school, the very foundation of football's great tradition was put to the test. In what was a potentially volatile situation with far reaching consequences, a black coach - Herman Boone (Denzel Washington) - was brought up from South Carolina and hired as head coach of the T.C. Williams High Titans over Bill Yoast (Will...

Almost Famous (2000)

Almost Famous

  • 88%
  • R
  • 122 min
  • Drama

When his love of music lands him an assignment from Rolling Stone magazine to interview the up-and-coming band Stillwater-fronted by lead guitar Russell Hammond (Billy Crudup) and lead singer Jeff Bebe (Jason Lee)William embarks on an eye-opening journey with the band's tour, despite the objections of his protective mother (Frances McDormand). With the help of the lovely "band aid" Penny Lane (Kate Hudson), William finds himself drawn into the band's inner circle. But as he becomes less an...

Men of Honor (2000)

Men of Honor

  • 41%
  • R
  • 129 min
  • Biography

Carl Brashear lets nothing stand in the way of his dreams. After he joins the newly-integrated Navy, he spends two years writing a hundred letters before the service accepts his application for its Dive School program. Carl's training officer, Billy Sunday, wants no part of Carl or his ambitions. Sunday, a celebrated Master Chief Navy Diver, relentlessly taunts and challenges Carl, expecting him to falter and quit. But Carl has other ideas. Nothing will stand in the way of his dream of becoming...

Best In Show (2000)

Best In Show

  • 95%
  • PG-13
  • 90 min
  • Comedy

Christopher Guest, who made Waiting for Guffman and co-wrote and co-starred in This Is Spinal Tap, returns with another mockumentary, this time set in the comically cutthroat world of dog show competition (as if a straight documentary on the subject wouldn't be funny enough). Expect the fancy canines to take a back seat to their pompous owners when the scratching and clawing for first prize starts.

The Watcher (2000)

The Watcher

  • 10%
  • R
  • 97 min
  • Crime

Traumatized and beaten down after years of pursuing psychotic killers in Los Angeles, FBI agent Joel Campbell (James Spader) has gone into hiding -- trying to forge a new life in Chicago. But instead, he is sickened by a rash of killings that follow a familiar pattern. They are undoubtedly the work of one man - David Allen Griffin (Keanu Reeves).

The cunning and tormenting Griffin prodded and eluded Campbell for years in Los Angeles. And now he has pursued his tracker to Chicago. Each...

The Weight of Water (2000)

The Weight of Water

    • R
    • 114 min
    • Crime

    Jean (Catherine McCormack) is a photographer that is haunted by a century-old double homicide. She travels with her husband (Sean Penn), her brother (Josh Lucas) and his girlfriend (Elizabeth Hurley) to the scene of the crimes to investigate.

    As Jean delves deeper into the case files, she finds evidence that the man convicted and put to death for the killings may not have been the murderer. The sole survivor of the slaughter was a woman whose unhappy life mirrors Jean's. Past and present...

    100 Girls (2000)

    100 Girls

    • 60%
    • R
    • 94 min
    • Comedy

    When a blackout knocks out an elevator in a college girl's dorm, Matthew and a mystery girl connect carnally and emotionally but he's left in the dark as to her true identity. He's got 100 suspects, and a slew of hilarious schemes to worm his way into the hearts and panty drawers of each and every one.

    The Way of the Gun (2000)

    The Way of the Gun

    • 48%
    • R
    • 118 min
    • Action

    Longtime partners Parker (Ryan Phillippe) and Longbaugh (Benicio Del Toro) are hoping for a quick and nonviolent payoff when they abduct Robin (Juliette Lewis), a young woman carrying the child of a wealthy Southwestern couple. But kidnapping proves to be much more complicated, logistically and psychologically, than other felonies they've committed. Parker is increasingly drawn to the mysterious Robin, whose imminent delivery date awakens strong feelings in him. Tensions rise between Parker and...

    Pollock (2000)

    Pollock

      • R
      • 122 min
      • Biography

      A film about the life and career of the American painter, Jackson Pollock.

      Under Suspicion (2000)

      Under Suspicion

      • 49%
      • R
      • 110 min
      • Crime

      A lawyer is asked to come to the police station to clear up a few loose ends in his witness report of a foul murder. This will only take ten minutes, they say, but it turns out to be one loose end after another, and the ten minutes he is away from his speech become longer and longer...

      The Crimson Rivers (2000)

      The Crimson Rivers

        • R
        • 106 min
        • Crime

        Two French policemen, one investigating a grisly murder at a remote mountain college, the other working on the desecration of a young girl's grave by skinheads, are brought together by the clues from their respective cases. Soon after they start working together, more murders are committed, and the pair begin to discover just what dark secrets are behind the killings.

        Tigerland (2000)

        Tigerland

        • 76%
        • R
        • 101 min
        • Drama

        1971. A nation stands divided over the escalating war in Vietnam. Thousands of young Americans lie dead on foreign soil. And at Fort Polk, Louisiana, thousands more prepare to join them.

        The specter of combat hangs over the men of A-Company, Second Platoon, as they enter the final stage of infantry training. They will be sent to the war. But each man deals with this prospect in his own way. Private Jim Paxton (Matt Davis), notebook in hand, expects the war to inform his writing - a romantic...

        Yi yi (2000)

        Yi yi

          • NONE
          • 173 min
          • Drama

          Each member of a family in Taipei asks hard questions about life's meaning as they live through everyday quandaries.

          Before Night Falls (2000)

          Before Night Falls

          • 73%
          • R
          • 134 min
          • Biography

          Reinaldo Arenas was born on July 16, 1943 to a beautiful young woman (Olatz Lopez Garmendia) who was soon abandoned by Reinaldo's father. Consigning herself to a life of bitter chastity in this machismo society, Reinaldo's mother returned with him to her parents' farm in Cuba's Oriente province. Reinaldo's childhood was defined by the contrast between his family's unmitigated poverty and the natural splendor that surrounded him; in the abundance and anonymity conferred by those opposing...

          The Specials (2000)

          The Specials

          • 47%
          • R
          • 82 min
          • Action

          The sixth or seventh best superhero team in the world pursue their rightful place in the harshly competitive world of toy tie-ins and fighting evil.

          Highlander: Endgame (2000)

          Highlander: Endgame

          • 11%
          • R
          • 87 min
          • Action

          Highlander: Endgame provides the exciting and unexpected final chapter in the legend that has rocked the fantasy genre world. But with this last installment, the Highlander story also returns to its original roots: revitalizing the mix of imaginative storytelling, inventive action, rousing anthem rock, dizzying time- shifts across the eons, and roiling conflict between morality and immortality that characterized the cult classic film that began the enduring fascination with the Clan MacLeod.

          A Piece of Eden

            • G
            • 106 min
            • Comedy

            A New York press agent applies his show-business acumen to revitalize his ailing father's Indiana fruit farm.

            A Rumor Of Angels (2000)

            A Rumor Of Angels

            • 34%
            • PG-13
            • 106 min
            • Drama

            Two years after a 12-year-old boy suffers the loss of his mother in a car crash, he befriends a strange old woman who tells him that the dead sometimes communicate with the living through Morse code. His family, though, isn't as believing as the boy.

            A Wicked Ghost II: The Fear (2000)

            A Wicked Ghost II: The Fear

              • Unrated
              • 81 min
              • Horror

              Three police officers attempt to nab a serial rapist and pursue him to a construction site. The suspect's body is found dismembered later, with his limbs and torso scattered around three different locations at the site.