Best Movies 2000

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List of the best movies released in 2000
Top grossing movies in 2000


Let’s check together the best grossing movies of 2000 (movie trailers and other details available below):

Rank Movie Worldwide
1 Mission: Impossible II $546,388,105
2 Gladiator $457,640,427
3 Cast Away $429,632,142
4 What Women Want $374,111,707
5 Dinosaur $349,822,765
6 How the Grinch Stole Christmas $345,141,403
7 Meet the Parents $330,444,045
8 The Perfect Storm $328,718,434
9 X-Men $296,339,527
10 What Lies Beneath $291,420,351


Mission Impossible 2 - Best Movies 2000Mission: Impossible 2
Genre: Action/Thriller
Directed by: John Woo
Written by: Robert Towne
Starring: Tom Cruise, Richard Roxburgh, Dougray Scott, Thandie Newton, Ving Rhames
Release Date: May 24, 2000
Trailer of Mission: Impossible II:

Mission: Impossible 2

Movie Plot:
Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise), while vacationing, is alerted by the IMF that someone has used his identity to assist Russian bio-chemical expert Dr. Vladimir Nekhorvich (Rade Serbedzija) of Biocyte Pharmaceuticals to enter into the United States, but purposely crashed the commercial airline en route. Nekhorvich, an old friend of Hunt, had forewarned the IMF of his arrival, planning to deliver a new virus called Chimera and its cure, Bellerophon, both which he was forced to developed by Biocyte, into the IMF’s hands. With the crash of the plane, IMF is worried that the virus is out in the open, believing that former IMF agent Sean Ambrose (Dougray Scott) is behind the incident. IMF assigns Hunt and his team to recover it, but must include Nyah Nordoff-Hall (Thandie Newton), a professional thief, presently operating in Seville, Spain, as she will be able to get close to Ambrose.


Gladiator - Best Films 2000Gladiator
Genre: Action/Adventure/Drama
Directed by: Ridley Scott
Written by: David Franzoni, John Logan, William Nicholson
Starring: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed, Derek Jacobi, Djimon Hounsou, Richard Harris
Release Date: May 5, 2000
Trailer of Gladiator:


Movie Plot:
Under the rule of Emperor Marcus Aurelius, Maximus, a Roman general finds himself in line throne when the Emperor chooses him over his son Commodus. When Maximus discovers that his family has been slaughtered in an act of betrayal, he allows himself to be captured and thrown into the gladiator games as a slave in an attempt to reap his revenge…


Cast Away - Best Movie 2000Cast Away
Genre: Adventure/Drama
Directed by: Robert Zemeckis
Written by: William Broyles Jr.
Starring: Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt
Release Date: December 7, 2000
Trailer of Cast Away:

Cast Away

Movie Plot:
A FedEx executive must transform himself physically and emotionally to survive a crash landing on a deserted island.


What Woman Want - Best Movies 2000strong>What Women Want
Genre: Comedy/Fantasy/Romance
Directed by: Nancy Meyers
Written by: Patrick Swidler, Josh Goldsmith, Cathy Yuspa, Diane Drake
Starring: Mel Gibson, Helen Hunt, Marisa Tomei, Alan Alda, Ashley Johnson, Bette Midler
Release Date: December 15, 2000
Trailer of What Women Want:

What Women Want

Movie Plot:
After an accident, a chauvinistic executive gains the ability to hear what women are really thinking.


Disney's Dinosaur - Best Movies 2000Dinosaur
Genre: Animation/Adventure/Family
Directed by: Eric Leighton, Ralph Zondag
Written by: John Harrison, Robert Nelson Jacobs
Starring: D. B. Sweeney, Alfre Woodard, Ossie Davis, Max Casella, Hayden Panettiere, Samuel E. Wright, Julianna Margulies, Peter Siragusa, Joan Plowright, Della Reese
Release Date: May 19, 2000
Trailer of Dinosaur:


Movie Plot:
An orphaned dinosaur raised by lemurs joins an arduous trek to a sancturary after a meteorite shower destroys his family home.


How the Grinch stole Christmas - Best Movies 2000How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Genre: Comedy/Family/Fantasy
Directed by: Ron Howard
Written by: Jeffrey Price, Peter S. Seaman
Starring: Jim Carrey, Taylor Momsen, Jeffrey Tambor, Christine Baranski, Bill Irwin, Molly Shannon, Clint Howard
Release Date: November 17, 2000
Trailer of How the Grinch Stole Christmas:

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Movie Plot:
The Grinch, a foul-tempered green and hairy creature, who lives on Mount Crumpit, hates Christmas almost as much as the residents of Whoville, the town at the bottom of his mountain. One night he decides to steal Christmas away from the Whos by taking all their decorations, presents and ‘Christmassy’ things, however he soon learns a valuable lesson about the true spirit of the festive season. An adaptation of HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS by Dr. Seuss.


Meet The Parents - Best Movies 2000Meet the Parents
Genre: Comedy
Directed by: Jay Roach
Written by: Jim Herzfeld, John Hamburg
Starring: Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller, Teri Polo, Blythe Danner, Owen Wilson
Release Date: October 6, 2000
Trailer of Meet the Parents:

Meet the Parents

Movie Plot:


Perfect Storm - Best Movies 2000The Perfect Storm
Genre: Action/Adventure/Thriller
Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen
Written by: William D. Wittliff
Starring: George Clooney,Mark Wahlberg, Diane Lane, John C. Reilly, William Fichtner, Michael Ironside
Release Date: June 30, 2000
Trailer of The Perfect Storm:

The Perfect Storm

Movie Plot:
October 1991 witnessed an ocean storm of the most dramatic scale. Caught in the middle of this watery hell was a small sword-fishing boat, whose crew fought like warriors to try to save their lives. This film is the portrayal of those terrifying moments, and an account of the effect it had on their families.


X-Men - best Film 2000X-Men
Genre: Action/Superhero/Science-Fiction
Directed by: Bryan Singer
Written by: David Hayter
Starring: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Famke Janssen, James Marsden, Halle Berry, Anna Paquin, Tyler Mane, Ray Park, Rebecca Romijn
Release Date: July 14, 2010
Trailer of X-Men:


Movie Plot:
Across the world, children are born with an extra twist to their chromosomes that allow them to exhibit superhuman abilities: fire a beam of force from their eyes, or sprout wings that allow flight or being able to read men’s minds. These ‘children of the atom’ are often feared and despised by the world, forcing these ‘mutants’ to resort to desperate actions. However, one group of mutants have banded together to show the world that it need not fear their kind. Apart, they are simply scientific curiosities, freaks and monsters – but together, united by their shared belief, they are more – they are the uncanny X-Men.


What Lies Beneath - Best Movies 2000What Lies Beneath
Genre: Drama/Horror/Mystery/Thriller
Directed by: Robert Zemeckis
Written by: Sarah Kernochan, Clark Gregg
Starring: Harrison Ford, Michelle Pfeiffer, Diana Scarwid, Miranda Otto, James Remar, Katharine Towne, Wendy Crewson, Amber Valletta
Release Date: July 21, 2000
Trailer of What Lies Beneath:

What Lies Beneath

Movie Plot:
The wife of a university research scientist believes that her lakeside Vermont home is haunted by a ghost — or that she’s losing her mind.