Movie Releases by Score

Gladiator 1.

Gladiator

May 5, 2000 | R
Before Maximus (Crowe), the heroic Roman General, can honor the wishes of his dying emperor Marcus Aurelius (Harris) by assuming the emperor's role, the emperor's cruel and corrupt son Commodus (Phoenix) orders the execution of Maximus and his family. Escaping death, Maximus assumes the life of an anonymous gladiator, fighting his way back to the Roman Colosseum where he seeks revenge and a return to justice for Rome.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
8.8
Requiem for a Dream 2.

Requiem for a Dream

October 6, 2000 | Open
This modern-day fable is set on the rusted mean streets of Coney Island, Brooklyn. The dual storyline parallels four people who set out in pursuit of a better life. (Artisan Entertainment)
Metascore:
68
User Score:
8.8
American Psycho 3.

American Psycho

April 14, 2000 | NC-17
Based on the novel by Bret Easton Ellis and featuring the sounds of Huey Lewis and other classic early 80s gems, this satire set in 1980s Manhattan follows the dual life of Patrick Bateman (Bale), zealously materialistic and misogynisitc Wall Street executive by day, murdering sociopath by night.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
8.8
X-Men 4.

X-Men

July 14, 2000 | PG-13
Dr. Charles Xavier gathers children from all over the planet who were born with an added twist to their genetic code. Known as the "X-factor" these children can perform extraordinary feats. Dr. Xavier calls them his X-Men.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
7.8
Unbreakable 5.

Unbreakable

November 22, 2000 | PG-13
David Dunn (Bruce Willlis) is the sole survivor of a devastating train wreck. Elijah Price (Samuel L. Jackson), a mysterious stranger, offers a bizarre explanation as to why David escaped without a single scratch, an explanation that threatens to change David's family and life forever. [Touchstone Pictures]
Metascore:
62
User Score:
8.4
Battlefield Earth: A Saga of the Year 3000 6.

Battlefield Earth: A Saga of the Year 3000

May 12, 2000 | PG-13
In the year 3000, after the alien Psychlos conquer Earth, killing most of the humans so that they can strip the Earth of its resources, one man comes out of hiding in search of other surviving humans and hoping to overthrow the aliens.
Metascore:
9
User Score:
2.1
Pitch Black 7.

Pitch Black

February 18, 2000 | Unrated
A space transport crashes on an apparently deserted planet, leaving the crew to reckon with the likes of fellow passenger Riddick, a serial murderer. The true threat to the crew turns out to be a virtual sky full of flying, flesh-eating creatures who come out to play under the protection of darkness.
Metascore:
49
User Score:
8.7
Final Destination 8.

Final Destination

March 17, 2000 | R
Death is coming and Alex Browning (Sawa) is blessed with the curse of knowing when, how and where the grim reaper will strike. (New Line Cinema)
Metascore:
36
User Score:
8.8
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 9.

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

December 8, 2000 | PG-13
In 19th century China, a magical sword given by a warrior (Chow Yun-Fat) to his lover (Michelle Yeoh) is stolen and the quest to find it ensues. The search leads to the House of Yu where the story travels in a different direction with the introduction of a mysterious assassin and another love story.
Metascore:
94
User Score:
8.1
Scream 3 10.

Scream 3

February 4, 2000 | R
Stars Neve Campbell, David Arquette and Courtney Cox Arquette are back for more in the chilling final chapter of this phenomenally popular and frightfully entertaining trilogy. While Sydney Prescott (Campbell) lives in safely guarded seclusion, bodies begin dropping around the Hollywood set of "Stab 3," the latest movie sequel based on the gruesome Woodsboro killings.
Metascore:
56
User Score:
8.6
How the Grinch Stole Christmas 11.

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

November 17, 2000 | PG
Ron Howard directs comedian Jim Carrey in the title role of this live-action adaptation of Dr. Seuss's beloved Christmas tale How the Grinch Stole Christmas.
Metascore:
46
User Score:
6.5
Scary Movie 12.

Scary Movie

July 7, 2000 | R
A comic spoof in the tradition of "Airplane," which pokes fun at teen slasher films such as the "Scream" series, "I Know What You Did Last Summer" and "The Blair Witch Project."
Metascore:
48
User Score:
3.8
Almost Famous 13.

Almost Famous

September 13, 2000 | Unrated
In the 1970's, a high school boy (Fugit) is given an opportunity to follow and write a story about the hot new rock band Stillwater (with lead guitarist Crudup) as they tour the USA.
Metascore:
90
User Score:
6.5
Mission: Impossible II 14.

Mission: Impossible II

May 24, 2000 | PG-13
Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) leads his IMF team to capture and destroy a German-manufactured virus before it falls in the wrong, potentially deadly hands.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
8.0
Chicken Run 15.

Chicken Run

June 21, 2000 | G
A claymation spoof of classic prison-camp flicks like "The Great Escape." One of the birds hatches a plot to fly the coop at Tweedy's Chicken Farm.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
8.2
Cast Away 16.

Cast Away

December 22, 2000 | PG-13
Hanks stars as Chuck Noland, a FedEx systems engineer whose personal and professional life are ruled by the clock. His manic existence abruptly ends when, after a plane crash, he becomes isolated on a remote island - cast away into the most desolate environment imaginable. (Twentieth Century Fox)
Metascore:
73
User Score:
7.5
The Cell 17.

The Cell

August 18, 2000 | R
A child therapist enters the mind of a comatose serial killer in the hopes of saving his latest victim.
Metascore:
40
User Score:
8.8
The Patriot 18.

The Patriot

June 28, 2000 | Unrated
In this story of the American Revolution, Gibson plays a pacifist turned warrior. Gibson joins his son (Ledger) in a bitter and personal battle for independence after experiencing the iron fist of a cold-blooded British officer.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
6.9
Frequency 19.

Frequency

April 28, 2000 | PG-13
In this mind-bending thriller, director Gregory Hoblit presents a fresh and original take on time travel with the gripping human story of a father (Quaid) and a son (Caviezel) who reach out to one another across parallel universes to stop a terrible crime. (New Line Cinema)
Metascore:
67
User Score:
8.8
O Brother, Where Art Thou? 20.

O Brother, Where Art Thou?

December 22, 2000 | TV-14
A trio of escaped prisoners (Clooney, Nelson, Turturro) embarks on the adventure of a lifetime as they set out to pursue their freedom and the promise of sharing in the division of a fortune in buried treasure. (Touchstone Pictures)
Metascore:
69
User Score:
7.9
Meet the Parents 21.

Meet the Parents

October 6, 2000 | PG-13
When a young woman (Teri Polo) takes her fiancee (Ben Stiller) home to meet her parents (Robert De Niro, Blythe Danner), everything goes wrong.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
8.7
Dancer in the Dark 22.

Dancer in the Dark

September 22, 2000 | R
Bjork stars as Selma, a Czech immigrant and single mother working in a factory in rural America. She is losing her eyesight and her 10 year-old son stands to suffer the same fate if she can't put away enough money to secure him an operation. (FilmFour)
Metascore:
61
User Score:
8.7
The Beach 23.

The Beach

February 11, 2000 | R
Richard (DiCaprio) is a young American backbacker who arrives in Thailand seeking to connect with something or someone "real." When a crazy neighbor (Carlyle) in his hotel offers him a mysterious map to a legendary beach paradise off the coast, he jumps at the chance and urges a French couple to join him. The explorers discover a mysterious colony of travelers sworn to protect a secret which may destroy the new found paradise.
Metascore:
43
User Score:
8.1
The Emperor's New Groove 24.

The Emperor's New Groove

December 15, 2000 | G
Emperor Kuzco (David Spade) is turned into a llama by his devious advisor, Yzma (Eartha Kitt), and her hunky henchman, Kronk (Patrick Warburton). Now the ruler who once had it all must form an unlikely alliance with a pleasant peasant named Pacha (John Goodman). Together, they must overcome their differences as they embark on a hilarious, "groovy" adventure. [Walt Disney Pictures]
Metascore:
70
User Score:
8.5
MVP: Most Valuable Primate 25.

MVP: Most Valuable Primate

October 20, 2000 | PG
Jack is chimpanzee who loves to play hockey. MVP chronicles his hilarious rookie year.
Metascore:
43
User Score:
8.6
The Ninth Gate 26.

The Ninth Gate

March 10, 2000 | R
A rare book dealer (Depp) seeking out the last two copies of a demon text discovers a strange demonic conspiracy.
Metascore:
44
User Score:
8.7
Remember the Titans 27.

Remember the Titans

September 29, 2000 | Unrated
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. (Walt Disney Pictures)
Metascore:
48
User Score:
8.4
Pokémon: The Movie 2000 28.

Pokémon: The Movie 2000

July 21, 2000 | G
Good forces try to stop Lugia, whose power could destroy the world.
Metascore:
28
User Score:
7.6
Dinosaur 29.

Dinosaur

May 19, 2000 | PG
When a meteor shower destroys their home, Aladar and his family follow a herd of dinosaurs heading for the safety of the "nesting grounds." Along the way, Aladar befriends other colorful dinosaurs. Together, they must stand strong amidst food and water shortages, the threat of carnotaur attacks, and Aladar's run-ins with the herd's stubborn leader, Kron.
Metascore:
56
User Score:
7.2
Red Planet 30.

Red Planet

November 10, 2000 | PG-13
Mission Commander Kate Bowman (Moss) is the pilot and commander of the most important mission of the 21st century: saving the human race. It's 2050, Earth is dying, and colonizing Mars is the only alternative to obliteration. (Warner Bros.)
Metascore:
34
User Score:
8.6
Charlie's Angels 31.

Charlie's Angels

November 3, 2000 | PG-13
A trio of elite private investigators (Diaz, Barrymore, Liu) armed with the latest in high-tech tools track down a kidnapped computer ace and keep his top-secret voice-identification software out of lethal hands. [Columbia Pictures]
Metascore:
52
User Score:
8.6
Dude, Where's My Car? 32.

Dude, Where's My Car?

December 15, 2000 | PG-13
Last night, two party-hearty Dudes had an unbelievably sweet time. Too bad, they can't remember a thing, including where they parked their car. So, the Dudes embark on a mission: retrace their steps to find out what they did last night (and who they did it to), hoping it will lead them to the missing car. Little do the Dudes know, they're in for the ride of their lives. (20th Century Fox)
Metascore:
30
User Score:
6.1
Hollow Man 33.

Hollow Man

August 4, 2000 | R
A government scientist (Bacon) discovers how to make people invisible. After a freak accident that makes him slowly disappear, he begins to go insane and seeks revenge on the other scientists on the project.
Metascore:
24
User Score:
4.3
Titan A.E. 34.

Titan A.E.

June 16, 2000 | PG
The year is 3028 and mankind has conquered space. However, with new freedom comes new enemies, forcing Earth to prepare for an attack by the Drej, a vicious alien race. (20th Century Fox)
Metascore:
48
User Score:
8.4
The Gift 35.

The Gift

December 20, 2000 | R
A haunting psychological thriller, The Gift is ultimately a profound celebration of the human spirit. (Paramount Classics)
Metascore:
62
User Score:
8.7
The Road to El Dorado 36.

The Road to El Dorado

March 31, 2000 | PG
When they win a map to El Dorado, the famous City of Gold, Tulio (Kline) and Miguel (Branagh), two down-on-their-luck con men, believe they are on the road to riches.
Metascore:
51
User Score:
7.3
Chocolat 37.

Chocolat

December 15, 2000 | TV-MA
When Vianne (Binoche), a mysterious stranger, and her child arrive in a tranquil French town in the winter of 1959, nobody could have imagined the impact that she and her spirited daughter would have on this community stubbornly rooted in tradition. (Miramax Films)
Metascore:
64
User Score:
7.2
The 6th Day 38.

The 6th Day

November 17, 2000 | PG-13
A provocative, high-octane look at what happens when technology falls into destructive, corrupt hands -- and when one man refuses to be a pawn in the deadly conspiracy. (Columbia TriStar)
Metascore:
49
User Score:
5.7
Yi Yi 39.

Yi Yi

October 6, 2000 | Not Rated
This film portrays life through portraits of the individual members of a Taiwanese family, each representing a stage from birth to death. [WinStar Cinema]
Metascore:
93
User Score:
8.5
The Perfect Storm 40.

The Perfect Storm

June 30, 2000 | PG-13
The film follows a sudden and violent storm -- the emotional ups and downs of the six stranded fishermen, the surviving families and the rescue crews. Based on a true story.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
6.1
Me, Myself & Irene 41.

Me, Myself & Irene

June 23, 2000 | R
A state trooper (Carrey) has a split-personality, one of which is mild-mannered and one violently aggressive. Comedy ensues when both personalities fall in love with the same woman (Zellwegger).
Metascore:
49
User Score:
7.7
The Family Man 42.

The Family Man

December 22, 2000 | PG-13
In this romantic comedy drama about life's possibilities, Jack Campbell (Cage) must choose between a his glamorous, fast-paced career or life as a suburban husband and father. (Universal Pictures)
Metascore:
42
User Score:
8.2
Rugrats in Paris: The Movie - Rugrats II 43.

Rugrats in Paris: The Movie - Rugrats II

November 17, 2000 | G
Hold on to your berets, babies, 'cause the Rugrats gang is headed for Paris in this animated movie based on the popular TV series. (Viacom)
Metascore:
62
User Score:
6.0
Little Nicky 44.

Little Nicky

November 10, 2000 | PG-13
All children like to raise a little hell -- but it's a whole different story when your family is run by Satan. Take the case of shy, awkward Little Nicky (Sandler). (New Line Cinema)
Metascore:
38
User Score:
7.5
Traffic 45.

Traffic

December 27, 2000 | R
Traffic evokes the high stakes and high risks of the drug trade, as seen through a series of interrelated stories, some of which are highly personal and some of which are filled with intrigue and danger. (USA Films)
Metascore:
86
User Score:
8.9
Digimon: Digital Monsters 46.

Digimon: Digital Monsters

October 6, 2000 | PG
The Internet becomes a battlefield for the DigiDestined and their Digimon companions, as they embark on their greatest adventure yet in Digimon: The Movie. (Twentieth Century Fox)
Metascore:
20
User Score:
7.1
Thomas and the Magic Railroad 47.

Thomas and the Magic Railroad

July 26, 2000 | G
A magic journey happens when a young girl visitis her grandfather and finds herself on a special train pulled by an engine named Thomas.
Metascore:
19
User Score:
5.8
The Virgin Suicides 48.

The Virgin Suicides

April 21, 2000 | R
After the suicide death of their youngest sister, the surviving daughters of the Lisbon family descend into a deep melancholy and eventually become isolated socially and physically by their parents (Woods, Turner) within their small-town Michigan house. Their only contact with the outside world is a group of neighborhood boys who become obsessed with watching and attempting to communicate with the girls.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
7.5
Erin Brockovich 49.

Erin Brockovich

March 17, 2000 | R
An unconventional drama based on true events, starring Julia Roberts as the twice-divorced mother of three young children who sees an injustice, takes on the bad guy and wins. (Universal Pictures)
Metascore:
73
User Score:
8.2
Loser 50.

Loser

July 21, 2000 | PG-13
Labelled a loser by his roomates, a college student (Biggs) is booted from his dorm and falls in love with a coed (Suvari) who has feelings for their professor (Kinnear).
Metascore:
35
User Score:
8.7
Gone in Sixty Seconds 51.

Gone in Sixty Seconds

June 9, 2000 | Unrated
A man (Cage) and his crew must pull off one final "job" (stealing 100 cars) in order to save the life of his younger brother, who owes a debt to a criminal.
Metascore:
35
User Score:
8.2
Michael Jordan to the Max 52.

Michael Jordan to the Max

May 5, 2000
The film, narrated by Laurence Fishburne, focuses on Jordan's last season with the Chicago Bulls.
Metascore:
57
User Score:
8.2
The Whole Nine Yards 53.

The Whole Nine Yards

February 18, 2000 | R
Nicholas "Oz" Oseransky (Perry) is a nice dentist living in suburban Montreal. His new next door neighbor, Jimmy "The Tulip" Tudeski (Willis), is a hit man hiding out from a dangerous Chicago crime family. Despite their differences, Oz and Jimmy have one thing in common: someone's trying to kill them both. (Warner Bros.)
Metascore:
47
User Score:
8.6
Dungeons & Dragons 54.

Dungeons & Dragons

December 8, 2000 | PG-13
The Empire of Izmer has long been a divided land. The Mages - an elite group of magic users - rule whilst the lowly commoners are powerless. Izmer's young Empress, Savina (Birch), wants equality and prosperity for all, but the evil Mage Profion (Irons) is plotting to depose her, and establish his own rule. (Wizards of the Coast)
Metascore:
14
User Score:
4.8
Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 55.

Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2

October 27, 2000 | R
Students at a Boston college become fasinated by the missing filmmakers, so they decide to go into the same woods and find out what really happened. They pitch a tent for the night and terrifying things start to happen. When they try to escape the woods, they realize something is following behind them.
Metascore:
15
User Score:
3.4
What Lies Beneath 56.

What Lies Beneath

July 21, 2000 | PG-13
A professor (Ford) investigates the murder of a beautiful college student who has been appearing to his wife (Pfeiffer).
Metascore:
51
User Score:
7.0
Love & Basketball 57.

Love & Basketball

April 21, 2000 | PG-13
Two college basketball players (Epps and Lathan) have known each other since childhood. Their love of basketball sometimes conflicts with their love for each other.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
8.0
Dracula 2000 58.

Dracula 2000

December 22, 2000 | R
Dracula, freed at last from a century in confinement, finds himself in a 21st century of chaos and temptation. (Dimension Films)
Metascore:
26
User Score:
8.7
What Women Want 59.

What Women Want

December 15, 2000 | PG-13
When Nick Marshall (Gibson), an ad executive and male chauvinist has an accident, he finds he has gained the ability to hear what women are thinking. As time passes, this phenomenon starts to change his behavior.
Metascore:
47
User Score:
7.8
Road Trip 60.

Road Trip

May 19, 2000 | Unrated
Josh, a college student, videotapes an incident with a coed and someone actually mails the tape to his girlfriend, after which Josh tows two of his college buddies and one not-so-eager kid on a wild 1,800 mile road trip from Ithaca to Austin to save his lifelong romance.
Metascore:
55
User Score:
5.0
Mission to Mars 61.

Mission to Mars

March 10, 2000 | PG
The extraordinary story of the astronauts of the Mars Recovery Mission, the nearly insurmountable dangers that confront the heroic crew on their journey through space, and the amazing discovery they make when they finally reach Mars. (Touchstone Pictures)
Metascore:
34
User Score:
6.5
Bounce 62.

Bounce

November 17, 2000 | PG-13
A romantic drama about two strangers, a hot shot urban ad exec (Affleck) and a struggling single mom (Paltrow), who fall in love -- only one of them knows it wasn't by chance. (Miramax Films)
Metascore:
52
User Score:
8.1
High Fidelity 63.

High Fidelity

March 31, 2000 | R
In this biting romantic comedy, Rob Gordon (Cusack) is the owner of a semi-failing record store in Chicago, where he sells music the old-fashioned way -- on vinyl. His needle, however, skips the love groove when his long-time girlfriend, Laura (Hjejle), walks out on him. As he examines his failed attempts at romance and happiness, the process finds him being dragged, kicking and screaming, into adulthood. (Touchstone Pictures)
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.5
Fantasia 2000 64.

Fantasia 2000

January 1, 2000 | G
Experience an extravaganza of sight and sound in Fantasia 2000, the triumphant classic inspired by Walt Disney's vision of Fantasia as a continuing work-in-progress. Fully immerse yourself in the wonders of this innovative blend of music and animated imagery. See the music come to life, hear the pictures burst into song and share the excitement that is Fantasia 2000 with your family again and again. [Walt Disney Pictures]
Metascore:
59
User Score:
7.1
Miss Congeniality 65.

Miss Congeniality

December 22, 2000 | PG-13
When an infamous terrorist threatens to bomb the revered Miss United States pageant, the FBI finds an agent (Bullock) to infliltrate the contest -- as a contestant.
Metascore:
43
User Score:
3.9
102 Dalmatians 66.

102 Dalmatians

November 22, 2000 | G
Just when it seemed safe to come out of the kennel, Cruella De Vil is back and this time she's not alone. (Walt Disney Pictures)
Metascore:
35
User Score:
5.0
Looking for an Echo 67.

Looking for an Echo

November 10, 2000 | R
Chronicles two old pals in middle age as they look back to when they were teenage musical stars. Vinnie (Assante), a well-to-do bartender is a widower with three children, the youngest suffering from lukemia. Vinnie proposes marriage to his daughter's nurse (Venora) and starts a new life.
Metascore:
38
User Score:
7.9
You Can Count on Me 68.

You Can Count on Me

November 10, 2000 | R
A young mother (Laura Linney) is cheating on her fiancé (Jon Tenney) with her boss (Matthew Broderick), and her life becomes further complicated by the return home of her wild brother (Mark Ruffalo).
Metascore:
85
User Score:
8.5
Billy Elliot 69.

Billy Elliot

October 13, 2000 | R
The life of 11-year old Billy Elliot (Bell), a coal miner's son in Northern England, is forever changed one day when he stumbles upon a ballet class during his weekly boxing lesson. (Universal Focus)
Metascore:
74
User Score:
7.4
Best in Show 70.

Best in Show

September 27, 2000 | PG-13
Centered at the Mayflower Kennel Club Dog Show, the film follows several bizarre dog owners and their sometimes neurotic pets.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
7.6
Duets 71.

Duets

September 15, 2000 | R
Karaoke enthusiasts travel across the country competing in singing contests leading to the national championship in Omaha.
Metascore:
40
User Score:
8.3
The Replacements 72.

The Replacements

August 11, 2000 | PG-13
It's late in the season; the playoffs are fast approaching; and the Washington Sentinels have just gone on strike. Scrambling for a solution, the owner Edward O'Neil (Warden) hatches a plan to bring in legendary coach Jimmy McGinty (Hackman) to recruit a team of replacement players in exactly one week. (Warner Brothers)
Metascore:
30
User Score:
8.7
Big Momma's House 73.

Big Momma's House

June 2, 2000 | PG-13
Disguised as an old lady, an FBI agent (Lawrence) attempts to protect a beautiful federal witness and her son.
Metascore:
33
User Score:
6.6
Shanghai Noon 74.

Shanghai Noon

May 26, 2000 | PG-13
When Lo Fong (Roger Yuan) kidnaps the Emperor's daughter, Princess Pei Pei (Lucy Liu), and takes her to America, the Emperor sends his best Imperial Guardsman to find her. Chon Wang (Jackie Chan), one of the Emperor's least distinguished guards, insists on joining them. He feels responsible for the kidnapping and wants to make amends. However, while the rescue party scours the West, Chon Wang gets separated from the group and soon becomes lost. When he crosses paths with Roy O'Bannon (Owen Wilson), a small-time outlaw, the two become unlikely allies.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.7
Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai 75.

Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai

March 3, 2000 | R
Jarmusch's spiritual gangster film tells the story of an inner-city hit man (Whitaker) who lives on a rooftop, training himself as a samurai in the strictest sense. He communicates primarily by carrier pigeon, while remaining loyal to a gangster (Tormey) who once saved his life.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
7.9
What Planet Are You From? 76.

What Planet Are You From?

March 3, 2000 | R
An alien (Shandling) is assigned to Earth to save his planet. To do this he must breed with a woman on Earth; however, as an alien his "plumbing" isn't quite the same.
Metascore:
41
User Score:
5.5
Malèna 77.

Malèna

December 25, 2000 | R
Malena (Bellacci), a beautiful young war widow, inspires the sensual awakenings of a group of adolescent boys in 1941 Sicily.
Metascore:
54
User Score:
8.0
Lost Souls 78.

Lost Souls

October 13, 2000 | R
Maya (Ryder) is a young girl who belongs to a group of exorcists and discovers a conspiracy that would lead to the unleashing of Satan on Earth. At the center of the problem is best-selling true-crime writer Kelson (Chaplin).
Metascore:
16
User Score:
1.9
Left Luggage 79.

Left Luggage

September 22, 2000 | Unrated
Chaja (Fraser), a young and free-spirted liberal Jewish girl in 1970's Amsterdam, becomes the nanny to a retarded Jewish boy in a strict Hassidic Family.
Metascore:
51
User Score:
6.3
Bait 80.

Bait

September 15, 2000 | R
Alvin Sanders (Foxx) is set up as bait by Treasury Agent Clenteen (Morse) to trap a dangerous criminal (Hutchison). The Feds think Alvin was given a secret code in jail that would lead to gold in the U.S. Treasury. Alvin just wants to go straight, but ...
Metascore:
39
User Score:
2.9
Coyote Ugly 81.

Coyote Ugly

August 4, 2000 | Unrated
Graced with a velvet voice, 21-year-old Violet Sanford (Perabo) heads to New York to pursue her dream of becoming a songwriter only to find her aspirations sidelined by the accolades and notoriety she receives at her "day" job as a barmaid at Coyote Ugly. (Touchstone Pictures)
Metascore:
27
User Score:
5.8
The In Crowd 82.

The In Crowd

July 19, 2000 | PG-13
While working at a country club, a young woman is brought into a small group of wealthy college students. She begins dating a tennis pro, who happens to be the boyfriend of the girl who brought her into the group, and she then sees the darker side of their lifestyle.
Metascore:
14
User Score:
2.4
Shaft 83.

Shaft

June 16, 2000 | R
A murderer tries to kill the only witness to his last crime. Shaft (Jackson) and his sidekick (Williams) are trying to catch the murderer.
Metascore:
50
User Score:
8.2
Where the Heart Is 84.

Where the Heart Is

April 28, 2000 | PG-13
Abandoned by her boyfriend at a Wal-Mart, a pregnant 17 year-old (Portman) rebuilds her life.
Metascore:
30
User Score:
6.9
Drowning Mona 85.

Drowning Mona

March 3, 2000 | PG-13
When a woman named Mona (Midler) drives her son's car into the river to her death, everyone in town becomes a potential suspect.
Metascore:
25
User Score:
7.6
Finding Forrester 86.

Finding Forrester

December 20, 2000 | PG-13
An uplifting story about the unusual dynamic between an isolated author (Connery) and the confident teenager (Brown) who changes his life. (Sony Pictures Entertainment)
Metascore:
62
User Score:
8.5
Bedazzled 87.

Bedazzled

October 20, 2000 | PG-13
Elliot Richardson (Fraser), a suicidal technical geek, sells his soul to Satan (Hurley) for seven wishes to turn his life around. The only catch -- she gets his soul.
Metascore:
49
User Score:
7.7
Pay It Forward 88.

Pay It Forward

October 20, 2000 | PG-13
Eugene Simonet (Spacey) is a social studies teacher who teaches his class that it is possible for one person to change the world. When one student (Osment) really listens and believes, the ripples begin to be felt by others in his life and the idea starts to spread across the nation.
Metascore:
40
User Score:
8.2
The Way of the Gun 89.

The Way of the Gun

September 8, 2000 | R
A twisting crime drama about two cold-blooded career criminals who kidnap a surrogate mother and find themselves in an escalating cycle of guns and mayhem. (Artisan Entertainment)
Metascore:
49
User Score:
2.3
Highlander: Endgame 90.

Highlander: Endgame

September 1, 2000 | R
Connor and Duncan Macleod (good immortals) join forces against Kell, an evil immortal, who has become too overpowering for anyone to face alone.
Metascore:
21
User Score:
5.8
Whipped 91.

Whipped

September 1, 2000 | NC-17
Every Sunday a group of friends get together to discuss their woman-chasing escapades. One week they discover that they are all picking up on the same girl.
Metascore:
10
User Score:
1.8
U-571 92.

U-571

April 21, 2000 | PG-13
A team of American seamen, disguised as soldiers on a German rescue submarine, sneak aboard a disabled German U-Boat in an attempt to capture the Enigma machine, a master encryption device which has enabled Axis forces to execute maritime attacks without fear of interference or interception by the Allies.
Metascore:
62
User Score:
6.8
The Legend of Bagger Vance 93.

The Legend of Bagger Vance

November 3, 2000 | PG-13
Set against the backdrop of a golf tournament in 1930's Georgia, this is the classic joumey of a hero (Damon) who falls into darkness through some disconnect with his soul, and then of his coming back into the light with the help of a spiritual guide (Smith). (DreamWorks)
Metascore:
47
User Score:
8.7
Bamboozled 94.

Bamboozled

October 6, 2000 | TV-MA
An Ivy-League educated writer (Damon Wayans) joins a comedy show at a major network. The show includes an all black cast, but is written by mostly white people. One of his first ideas is to have a skit where the cast wears "black face," and the show becomes an instant smash.
Metascore:
54
User Score:
6.6
Urban Legends: Final Cut 95.

Urban Legends: Final Cut

September 22, 2000 | R
Amy (Morrison), Travis (Davis) and Graham (Lawrence) are student filmmakers who would love to make it big in Hollywood. But first they've got to survive their last semester at Alpine University, a renowned film school where the competition is killer...and someone is killing the competition. (Columbia Tristar)
Metascore:
16
User Score:
2.9
The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle 96.

The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle

June 30, 2000 | PG
Escaping the bounds of their two-dimensional cartoon world, Cold War spies Boris and Natasha are pursued by fearless heroes Rocket J. Squirrel and Bullwinkle Moose.
Metascore:
36
User Score:
5.7
Screwed 97.

Screwed

May 12, 2000 | PG-13
Working for a wealthy boss, a chauffeur kidnaps her dog and holds it for ransom. Accidentally the boss gets the dog back and thinks the chauffer has been kidnapped.
Metascore:
7
User Score:
8.1
Beau Travail 98.

Beau Travail

March 31, 2000 | Not Rated
The soldiers of a small French Foreign Legion outpost spend their days practicing drills and exercising. Sergeant Galoup seems to be the perfect Legionnaire: a brooding, young loner who runs his troop efficiently until Sentain, a new recruit, arrives and threatens to upset the balance of his world.
Metascore:
91
User Score:
7.6
The Tigger Movie 99.

The Tigger Movie

February 11, 2000 | G
Tigger decides that being the one and only can be kind of lonely. He begins thinking that there must be other tiggers somewhere out there begins an amazing journey through the Hundred Acre Wood in search of the "biggest and most gigantical" family tree around. (Walt Disney Pictures)
Metascore:
53
User Score:
6.9
Quills 100.

Quills

November 22, 2000 | R
Quills boldly enters the debate surrounding the Marquis De Sade by imagining his final days as a blistering black comedy thriller, a battle between lust and love - and between the brutality of censorship and the unpredictable consequences of free expression. (Fox Searchlight)
Metascore:
70
User Score:
7.3

Titles with fewer than 7 critic reviews are excluded.