Movie Releases by Score

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 1.

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

December 19, 2001 | PG-13
An epic adventure of good against evil, a story of the power of friendship and individual courage, and the heroic quest to pave the way for the emergence of mankind, J.R.R. Tolkien's master work brought to cinematic life. [New Line Cinema]
Metascore:
92
User Score:
9.0
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone 2.

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

November 16, 2001 | TV-G
An adaptation of the first of J.K. Rowling's immensely popular novels about Harry Potter, a boy whose life is tranformed on his eleventh birthday when he learns that he is the orphaned son of two powerful wizards and possesses unique magical powers of his own.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
7.8
Memento 3.

Memento

March 16, 2001 | R
Dismissed by the police, Leonard Shelby (Pearce) is obsessed with pursuing vengeance for the rape and murder of his wife. The difficulty of his quest is compounded by his rare, untreatable form of memory loss.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
9.0
Shrek 4.

Shrek

May 18, 2001 | PG
Once upon a time in a far away swamp, there lived an ornery ogre named Shrek (Myers) whose precious solitude is suddenly shattered by an invasion of annoying fairy-tale characters. (Dreamworks SKG)
Metascore:
84
User Score:
8.9
Jurassic Park III 5.

Jurassic Park III

July 18, 2001 | PG-13
Adventure runs wild when renowned paleontologist Dr. Alan Grant (Sam Neill) agrees to accompany a wealthy couple (William H. Macy and Téa Leoni) on an aerial tour of Isla Sorna, InGen’s former breeding ground for prehistoric creatures. After they are terrifyingly stranded, Dr. Grant soon discovers that his hosts are not what they seem and the island’s native inhabitants are smarter, faster, fiercer and more brutal than he ever imagined. [Universal]
Metascore:
42
User Score:
6.2
Monsters, Inc. 6.

Monsters, Inc.

November 2, 2001 | TV-G
The Academy Award-winning creators of "Toy Story" open the door to a frightfully funny world of monsters and mayhem and scare up lots of laughs in their new movie, Monsters, Inc. [Disney/Pixar]
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.7
Mulholland Dr. 7.

Mulholland Dr.

October 12, 2001 | R
In this complex tale of suspense, set in the unreal universe of Los Angeles, writer/director David Lynch explores the city's schizophrenic nature, an uneasy blend of innocence and corruption, love and loneliness, beauty and depravity. (Universal Focus)
Metascore:
85
User Score:
7.1
The Fast and the Furious 8.

The Fast and the Furious

June 22, 2001 | PG-13
A fierce and frenzied look at rival Los Angeles street teams who use street racing as a means of establishing power. [Universal Pictures]
Metascore:
58
User Score:
7.8
Amélie 9.

Amélie

November 2, 2001 | R
Amélie, a young waitress in a tiny Parisian café, discovers an old box of childhood treasures hidden beneath her apartment floorboards which leads her on an odyssey to transform the lives of her neighbors, and perhaps even her own.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
7.6
Moulin Rouge! 10.

Moulin Rouge!

May 18, 2001 | PG-13
Against the backdrop of 19th Century Paris and the famed Montmartre cabaret, this is the story of the doomed love affair between Christian (McGregor), a young poet, and Satine (Kidman), a courtesan and performer at the Moulin Rouge.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
8.4
Donnie Darko 11.

Donnie Darko

October 26, 2001 | R
A genre-busting fable that blasts the American suburban drama into a wildly imaginative realm of time travel, alternative universes and the manipulation of one's fate. (IFC Films)
Metascore:
71
User Score:
7.9
Snatch. 12.

Snatch.

January 19, 2001 | R
Guy Ritchie's highly anticipated comedy features a colorful ensemble cast in a rollicking ride through London's gangster world, its bustling diamond district and a rowdy gypsy camp. (Columbia Tristar)
Metascore:
55
User Score:
8.8
A Beautiful Mind 13.

A Beautiful Mind

December 21, 2001 | PG-13
A human drama about the struggle of a true genius, inspired by events in the life of John Forbes Nash, Jr. [Universal Pictures]
Metascore:
72
User Score:
8.1
Black Hawk Down 14.

Black Hawk Down

December 28, 2001 | R
Director Ridley Scott's adaptation of the true war story of the attack on a group of U.S. special forces sent into Somalia in 1993 to destabilize the government and bring food and humanitarian aid to the starving population.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
7.9
Zoolander 15.

Zoolander

September 28, 2001 | R
Follows the world's most famous -- and empty-headed -- male model as he discovers the horrifying secret behind why there are no male models who live past the age of 30. (Paramount Pictures)
Metascore:
61
User Score:
6.8
A.I. Artificial Intelligence 16.

A.I. Artificial Intelligence

June 29, 2001 | PG-13
Started by Stanley Kubrick and finished by Steven Spielberg, this project was adapted from Brian Aldiss's 1966 short story "Super-Toys Last All Summer Long." The film explores the idea of programming a child robot so that he is able to love.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
6.7
Pootie Tang 17.

Pootie Tang

June 29, 2001 | PG-13
Adapted from a comedy sketch on HBO's "The Chris Rock Show," Pootie Tang is the ultimate super hero. A cool-walking, smooth-talking ladies' man, Pootie is a hero and role model to all children. Everybody looks up to Pootie -- except the evil Dick Lecter, CEO of LecterCorp, the company that makes cigarettes, alcohol and fast food. Can Pootie's cool determination and strength prevail over Dick Lecter and his crew? (Paramount Pictures)
Metascore:
31
User Score:
8.2
Freddy Got Fingered 18.

Freddy Got Fingered

April 20, 2001 | NC-17
MTV icon Tom Green co-writes, directs and stars in Freddy Got Fingered, a film he calls a "touching story of a young man who desperately wants to make his daddy proud." (Twentieth Century Fox)
Metascore:
13
User Score:
5.9
Ocean's Eleven 19.

Ocean's Eleven

December 7, 2001 | PG-13
In this remake of the 1960 Rat Pack heist movie, Clooney plays Danny Ocean, a man of action attempting to orchestrate the most sophisticated, elaborate casino heist in history.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
8.7
The Royal Tenenbaums 20.

The Royal Tenenbaums

December 14, 2001 | R
Royal Tenenbaum (Gene Hackman) and his wife, Etheline (Anjelica Huston), had three children—Chas, Margot, and Richie—and then they separated. Chas (Ben Stiller) started buying real estate in his early teens and seemed to have an almost preternatural understanding of international finance. Margot (Gwyneth Paltrow) was a playwright and received a Braverman Grant of $50,000 in the ninth grade. Richie (Luke Wilson) was a junior champion tennis player and won the U.S. Nationals three years in a row. Virtually all memory of the brilliance of the young Tenenbaums was subsequently erased by two decades of betrayal, failure, and disaster. [Touchstone Pictures]]
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.0
The Others 21.

The Others

August 10, 2001 | PG-13
A supernatural thriller that begs the question of who to trust, what to fear and what to believe, then topples every assumption. (Dimension Films)
Metascore:
74
User Score:
8.7
Pearl Harbor 22.

Pearl Harbor

May 25, 2001 | R
Against the backdrop of the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor, two friends (Affleck, Hartnett) find themselves drawn into the war and in love with the same woman (Beckinsale).
Metascore:
44
User Score:
5.7
Atlantis: The Lost Empire 23.

Atlantis: The Lost Empire

June 8, 2001 | PG
A young adventurer named Milo Thatch (Michael J. Fox) joins a group of explorers in search of the lost continent of Atlantis.
Metascore:
52
User Score:
7.3
Scary Movie 2 24.

Scary Movie 2

July 4, 2001 | TV-14
While "Scary Movie" targeted the onslaught of teen horror film flicks, the sequel takes aim at the root of the great classic horror movies. (Dimension Films)
Metascore:
29
User Score:
5.7
Planet of the Apes 25.

Planet of the Apes

July 27, 2001 | PG-13
Burton's Planet of the Apes begins with the famed original's premise - a pilot finds himself in a world turned upside down after landing on a strange planet - with the celebrated filmmaker's unique personal vision and style breaking new ground in story, design, makeup, and visual effects. (20th Century Fox)
Metascore:
50
User Score:
4.8
Training Day 26.

Training Day

October 5, 2001 | R
A police drama about a veteran officer (Denzel Washington) who escorts a rookie (Ethan Hawke) on his first day with the LAPD's tough inner-city narcotics unit. [Warner Bros.]
Metascore:
69
User Score:
8.8
Jeepers Creepers 27.

Jeepers Creepers

August 31, 2001 | R
After making a horrific discovery in the basement of an old abandoned church, Trish (Philips) and her brother Darryl (Long) watch their routine road trip home from college turn into a heart stopping race for their lives. (United Artists)
Metascore:
49
User Score:
4.7
Vanilla Sky 28.

Vanilla Sky

December 14, 2001 | R
Snowboarding through life, David Aames (Cruise) appears to lead a charmed life. In one night David meets a girl of his dreams and loses her by making a small mistake. Thrust unexpectedly onto a roller-coaster ride of romance, comedy, suspicion, love, sex and dreams, David finds himself on a mind-bending search for his soul and discovers the precious, ephemeral nature of true love. (Paramount Pictures)
Metascore:
45
User Score:
8.2
Thirteen Ghosts 29.

Thirteen Ghosts

October 26, 2001 | R
A state-of-the-art remake of the classic William Castle horror film about a family that inherits a spectacular old house from an eccentric uncle. There's just one problem: the house seems to have a dangerous agenda all its own. (Warner Bros.)
Metascore:
30
User Score:
5.6
Hannibal 30.

Hannibal

February 9, 2001 | R
Hannibal continues the story begun in "The Silence of the Lambs." Ten years have passed since Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Hopkins) escaped from custody, ten years since FBI Agent Clarice Starling (Moore) interviewed him in a maximum-security hospital for the criminally insane. The doctor is now at large in Italy, gloriously at liberty in an unguarded world. But Starling has never forgotten her encounters with Dr. Lecter -- his cold voice still haunts her dreams. (Universal Pictures)
Metascore:
57
User Score:
7.2
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider 31.

Lara Croft: Tomb Raider

June 15, 2001 | PG-13
The fate of mankind rests in the hands of one Lara Croft (Jolie), a twenty-first century heroine inspired by the most popular interactive video character in history. (Paramount Pictures)
Metascore:
33
User Score:
5.9
The Mummy Returns 32.

The Mummy Returns

May 4, 2001 | PG-13
Deep within a shadowy chamber in the British Museum of London, an ancient force of terror is about to be reborn. It is 1933, the Year of the Scorpion. Eight years have passed since dashing legionnaire Rick O'Connell (Fraser) and fearless Egyptologist Evelyn (Weisz) fought for their lives against a 3000-year-old enemy named Imhotep (Vosloo). (Universal Pictures)
Metascore:
48
User Score:
3.3
Werckmeister Harmonies 33.

Werckmeister Harmonies

October 10, 2001
Based on László Krasznahorkai's novel "The Melancholy of Resistance," this is an uncanny fable about powerlessness and tyranny. Set in a small Hungarian village at a moment of great crisis, a mysterious circus comes to town with a giant whale and news of an appearance by a Prince known for his strange powers. Soon the locals' emotions are stirred to a fever pitch of anticipation. (Anthology Film Archives)
Metascore:
92
User Score:
7.9
Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within 34.

Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within

July 11, 2001 | PG-13
Set on Earth in the year 2065, an invasion threatens to extinguish the remains of mankind and quite possibly every living creature on the planet. The fate of all life on Earth relies on one woman's determination. But time is running out. (Columbia Tristar)
Metascore:
49
User Score:
6.2
Gosford Park 35.

Gosford Park

December 26, 2001 | TV-MA
This ensemble murder mystery satire, set in 1930's England, revolves around an elegant hunting party weekend at a country estate, featuring an aristocratic family and their friends.
Metascore:
90
User Score:
7.3
Spy Kids 36.

Spy Kids

March 30, 2001 | PG
Prior to their retirement nine years ago, Gregorio (Banderas) and Ingrid (Gugino) were the two greatest secret agents the world had ever known. Now, as the two are called back to duty, their adventures put them into such danger that the only two people who can rescue them (and maybe the world) are their children! Sometimes the biggest heroes are the smallest ones. (Miramax)
Metascore:
71
User Score:
8.0
Joe Dirt 37.

Joe Dirt

April 11, 2001 | PG-13
The year is 1975 and little Joe Dirt is dumpster diving at a Grand Canyon tourist stop. After gorging himself on half-eaten snacks, he emerges from the garbage bin, only to find that his parents have left him. Now grown up and working as a janitor, Joe's got a mullet hairdo, acid-washed jeans, and a dream -- to find the parents that he lost, or lost him. (Columbia Tristar)
Metascore:
20
User Score:
7.3
A Knight's Tale 38.

A Knight's Tale

May 11, 2001 | PG-13
After serving a number of years as a squire, an earnest young commoner (Heath Ledger) poses as a knight and establishes himself in the jousting tournaments of Europe. He and a princess fall in love, but she is unaware of his deceit and common roots. The false knight is estranged from the princess once his true roots are revealed. He struggles to amend their relationship.
Metascore:
56
User Score:
6.9
American Pie 2 39.

American Pie 2

August 10, 2001 | Unrated
American Pie 2 finds the original characters back in their Michigan hometown, rounded up for the first time since leaving for college. It's been a year since their famous prom night of sexual misadventure, and they still haven't fully recovered. (Universal Pictures)
Metascore:
43
User Score:
5.9
Rush Hour 2 40.

Rush Hour 2

August 3, 2001 | PG-13
In this sequel to 1998's blockbuster "Rush Hour," Detective James Carter (Tucker) once again teams up with Detective Lee (Chan) to trap one of the world's most feared gangsters.
Metascore:
48
User Score:
8.3
The Debut 41.

The Debut

October 5, 2001 | R
A young Filipino American's dreams of becoming an animator are in conflict with those of his immigrant father, who is intent on seeing him become a doctor.
Metascore:
60
User Score:
8.4
Ghost World 42.

Ghost World

July 20, 2001 | R
Based on the well-known comic, Ghost World tells the story of neo-cool Enid (Birch) and Rebecca (Johansson) who, faced with high school graduation take a hard look at the world they wryly observe and decide what they really want. (MGM / UA)
Metascore:
88
User Score:
8.2
Pokémon 3: The Movie 43.

Pokémon 3: The Movie

April 6, 2001 | G
Young Pokémon trainer Ash Ketchum and his loyal friends journey to the beautiful mountain town of Greenfield, where they will encounter the Unown, the most mysterious of all Pokémon. (Warner Brothers)
Metascore:
22
User Score:
6.7
Enemy at the Gates 44.

Enemy at the Gates

March 16, 2001 | R
While the Nazi and Russian armies hurl rank after rank of soldiers at each other and the world fearfully awaits the outcome of the battle of Stalingrad, the celebrated Russian sniper, Vassili Zaitsev (Law) quietly stalks his enemies one man at a time. His fame, however, soon thrusts him into a duel with the Nazi's best sharpshooter, Major Konig (Harris), and the two find themselves waging an intense personal war while the most momentous battle of the age rages around them. (Paramount Pictures)
Metascore:
53
User Score:
6.9
Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius 45.

Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius

December 21, 2001 | G
The inter-stellar saga of a super-intelligent pre-teen boy inventor and his robot dog Goddard. Together they undertake a daring rescue mission, battle evil aliens, save the Earth, and, perhaps most importantly, return home in time for dinner. (Paramount Pictures)
Metascore:
65
User Score:
6.4
Audition 46.

Audition

August 8, 2001 | Unrated
When a Japanese widower holds an audition to search for a potential mate, he finds more than he expected in this eerie thriller.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
8.2
Waking Life 47.

Waking Life

October 19, 2001 | R
In this animated drama, a man walks through what may be a dream, flowing in and out of scenarios and encounters with strange characters. (Fox Searchlight)
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.0
Sexy Beast 48.

Sexy Beast

June 13, 2001 | R
The story of one man's dangerous journey from peace of mind to paranoid panic when he's lured out of an idyllic retirement back to the gangster life. (Fox Searchlight)
Metascore:
79
User Score:
7.3
In the Mood for Love 49.

In the Mood for Love

February 2, 2001 | PG
Chow Mo-wan rents a room in a Hong Kong apartment building. It's sheer coincidence that he moves in the same day that Su Li-zhen moves in next door. They never have a real conversation until Mr. Chow realizes that their respective spouses are having an affair. This discovery shocks both of them. Mr. Chow, feeling hurt and wishing to understand how the affair happened, begins finding excuses to spend time with Mrs. Chan. (USA Films)
Metascore:
85
User Score:
7.9
Glitter 50.

Glitter

September 21, 2001 | PG-13
The story of a young singer, Billie Frank (Carey), who overcomes a turbulent childhood and struggles to find her true family and her true voice. (20th Century Fox)
Metascore:
14
User Score:
3.7
Ghosts of Mars 51.

Ghosts of Mars

August 24, 2001 | R
A harrowing tale of rescue and escape from a colonized Mars 175 years into the future. (Columbia Tristar)
Metascore:
35
User Score:
6.1
Session 9 52.

Session 9

August 10, 2001 | R
A contemporary tale of terror set in an abandoned insane asylum. (USA Films)
Metascore:
58
User Score:
6.9
Legally Blonde 53.

Legally Blonde

July 13, 2001 | PG-13
Elle Woods (Reese Witherspoon) has it all. She's the president of her sorority, a Hawaiian Tropic girl, Miss June in her campus calendar, and, above all, a natural blonde. She dates the cutest fraternity boy on campus and wants nothing more than to be Mrs. Warner Huntington III. But, there's just one thing stopping Warner (Matthew Davis) from popping the question: Elle is TOO blonde. So, when Warner packs up for Harvard Law and reunites with an old sweetheart from prep school, Elle rallies all her resources and gets into Harvard, determined to win him back. [MGM]
Metascore:
59
User Score:
7.0
K-PAX 54.

K-PAX

October 26, 2001 | PG-13
A psychiatrist (Bridges) is baffled by a mysterious patient (Spacey) at a mental hospital who claims to be from a distant planet called K-PAX.
Metascore:
49
User Score:
7.4
From Hell 55.

From Hell

October 19, 2001 | R
Based on a popular graphic novel, From Hell puts an intense psychological spin on the horrific legend of Jack the Ripper and unravels a chilling alleged conspiracy involving the highest powers in England. (Twentieth Century Fox)
Metascore:
54
User Score:
5.3
Wet Hot American Summer 56.

Wet Hot American Summer

July 27, 2001 | R
Set on the last day of camp, in the hot summer of 1981, Wet Hot American Summer follows a group of counselors who are each trying to complete their unfinished business before the day ends. (Eureka Pictures)
Metascore:
42
User Score:
6.6
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back 57.

Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back

August 24, 2001 | TV-MA
When Jay and Silent Bob learn that a "Bluntman and Chronic" movie is being made featuring their comic book counterparts, they drool at the thought of fat movie checks rolling in. But when the pair finds that there won't be any royalties coming their way, they set out to sabotage the flick at all costs. (News Askew)
Metascore:
51
User Score:
8.5
Along Came a Spider 58.

Along Came a Spider

April 6, 2001 | R
A psychological suspense thriller adapted from James Patterson's first highly acclaimed novel in the Alex Cross series. (Paramount Pictures)
Metascore:
42
User Score:
6.4
Ginger Snaps 59.

Ginger Snaps

October 26, 2001 | Unrated
In this modern werewolf tale, sisters Ginger and Brigitte are ostracized because of their obsession with darkness and death.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
8.1
The Princess Diaries 60.

The Princess Diaries

August 3, 2001 | G
Shy teenager Mia Thermopolis (Hathaway) is thrown for a loop when, from out of the blue, she learns the astonishing news that she's a real-life princess! As the heir apparent to the crown of the small European principality of Genovia, Mia begins a comical journey towards the throne when her strict and formidable grandmother, Queen Clarisse Renaldi (Andrews), shows up to give her "princess lessons." (Walt Disney Pictures)
Metascore:
52
User Score:
8.1
Antitrust 61.

Antitrust

January 12, 2001 | PG-13
A relentless suspense thriller that enters the hidden world where the rich and the brilliant collide, where a handful of bright, driven young men and women have the means to make or break the technology that will dominate the global economy. (MGM)
Metascore:
31
User Score:
8.7
I Am Sam 62.

I Am Sam

December 28, 2001 | PG-13
The compelling story of Sam Dawson (Penn), a mentally challenged father raising his daughter Lucy with the help of an extraordinary group of friends. When a social worker suggests that Lucy should be placed in foster care, Sam forms an unlikely alliance with a high-powered attorney (Pfeiffer). Together they struggle to convince the system that Sam deserves to get his daughter back and, in the process, fuse a bond that results in a unique testament to the power of unconditional love. (New Line Cinema)
Metascore:
28
User Score:
7.2
Cats & Dogs 63.

Cats & Dogs

July 4, 2001 | PG
Using a combination of live action plus cutting-edge technology including sophisticated puppetry and computer animation, the ancient and secret rivalry between cats and dogs is brought to the big screen -- complete with heroes, assassins, double agents, high-tech gadgets and, of course, a plot to take over the world! (Warner Brothers)
Metascore:
47
User Score:
5.9
Bridget Jones's Diary 64.

Bridget Jones's Diary

April 13, 2001 | R
At the start of the New Year, 32-year-old Bridget (Zellweger) decides it's time to take control of her life -- and start keeping a diary. Now, the most provocative, erotic and hysterical book on her bedside table is the one she's writing. [Miramax]
Metascore:
66
User Score:
8.3
Blow 65.

Blow

April 6, 2001 | R
A high-velocity look at George Jung's (Depp) spectacular rise and fall -- based on the true story of how powder cocaine turned into America's biggest drug problem and how one man from the blue-collar suburbs became the 35 billion-dollar a-year conduit to the Colombian cartels. Ted Demme directs this riveting look at the manic allure -- and dangerous reality -- of a drug smuggler's everyday life, and unfolds one of the great untold stories from the recent annals of American crime and culture. (New Line Cinema)
Metascore:
52
User Score:
8.7
American Desi 66.

American Desi

March 16, 2001 | Unrated
A fun-loving romantic comedy focusing on the lives of second generation Indians in America. The story is set on a college campus and follows the exploits of an Indian freshman whose path in life takes a sharp detour down a road to self-discovery. (Eros Entertainment)
Metascore:
50
User Score:
8.5
The American Astronaut 67.

The American Astronaut

September 5, 2001
Follows the adventures of an interplanetary trader (McAbee) through his Homeric intergalactic journey to provide the all-female population of Venus with a suitable singular male, all the while being pursued by the cold-blooded and childish killer, Professor Hess (Sisto), an enigmatic figure from his past. (Commodore Films)
Metascore:
51
User Score:
8.3
Rat Race 68.

Rat Race

August 17, 2001 | PG-13
An irreverent look at the outrageous lengths people will go for the chance to win two million dollars.
Metascore:
52
User Score:
8.6
Amores Perros 69.

Amores Perros

March 30, 2001 | R
A bold, intensely emotional, and ambitious story of lives that collide in a Mexico City car crash. (Lion Gate Films)
Metascore:
83
User Score:
5.4
Kate & Leopold 70.

Kate & Leopold

December 21, 2001 | PG-13
The story of two strangers in New York City, separated by a hundred years. When they meet, a century's worth of differences come crashing together. (Miramax Films)
Metascore:
44
User Score:
8.6
The Devil's Backbone 71.

The Devil's Backbone

November 21, 2001 | R
A ghost story set in a Catholic orphanage during the Spanish Civil War.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.5
Bubble Boy 72.

Bubble Boy

August 24, 2001 | PG-13
This coming of age comedy follows the adventures of Bubble Boy Jimmy Livingston as he leaves his protected world in a portable bubble and begins a cross-country journey to win back the girl of his dreams.
Metascore:
41
User Score:
8.2
Lost and Delirious 73.

Lost and Delirious

July 6, 2001 | R
A hauntingly evoked tale of three adolescent girls' first loves, discovery of sexual passion, and search for identity. (Lions Gate Films)
Metascore:
53
User Score:
7.8
The Forsaken 74.

The Forsaken

April 27, 2001 | R
Driving from L.A. to Florida, Sean (Smith) does the one thing he wasn't supposed to do - pick up a hitchhiker (Fehr). And from that moment on, his cross-country road trip is transformed into a surreal and blood-soaked nightmare. (Screen Gems)
Metascore:
35
User Score:
6.2
Valentine 75.

Valentine

February 2, 2001 | R
Five best friends are each looking for a relationship -- a valentine to die for. And this year they might just get their wish. (Warner Brothers)
Metascore:
18
User Score:
8.6
Spy Game 76.

Spy Game

November 21, 2001 | R
On the brink of retirement, a veteran CIA agent (Redford) takes on his most dangerous and personal mission ever when he must organize the rescue of his one-time protégé (Pitt) who has been captured by the Chinese while on a rogue mission.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
7.4
The Score 77.

The Score

July 13, 2001 | R
Career thief Nick Wells (De Niro) postpones his plans for retirement and joins forces with a young upstart (Norton) to mastermind a nearly impossible theft.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
8.1
Ali 78.

Ali

December 25, 2001 | R
Will Smith and director/writer Michael Mann take you into the heart and life of the boxer, the legend and, more importantly, the man, Muhammad Ali. [Columbia Pictures]
Metascore:
65
User Score:
6.8
Osmosis Jones 79.

Osmosis Jones

August 10, 2001 | PG
A cutting-edge, live action/animated action adventure comedy about one white blood cell's (Rock) race against the biological clock to hunt down and destroy a lethal new virus (Fishburne). Bill Murray stars as Frank, in whose body the action unfolds. (Warner Brothers)
Metascore:
57
User Score:
6.3
Evolution 80.

Evolution

June 8, 2001 | PG-13
This comedy follows the chaos that ensues when a meteor hits the Earth carrying alien life forms that give new meaning to the term "survival of the fittest." (Dreamworks SKG)
Metascore:
40
User Score:
6.3
The Mexican 81.

The Mexican

March 2, 2001 | R
Jerry Welbach (Pitt) is a reluctant bagman who has been given two ultimatums: The first is from his mob boss to travel to Mexico and retrieve a priceless antique pistol, known as "The Mexican"...or suffer the consequences. The second is from his girlfriend Samantha (Roberts) to end his association with the mob. Jerry figures alive and in trouble with Samantha is better than the more permanent alternative, so he heads south of the border. (Dreamworks SKG)
Metascore:
43
User Score:
8.5
3000 Miles to Graceland 82.

3000 Miles to Graceland

February 23, 2001 | R
It's International Elvis Week in Las Vegas, where the strip is flooded by a sea of King wannabes decked out in jumpsuits and sideburns. But five of the impersonators swaggering into the Riviera Hotel and Casino are toting heavy weaponry in their guitar cases. It's the heist of a lifetime, orchestrated by ex-con Michael (Russell) and his cunning former cellmate, Murphy (Costner). (Warner Brothers)
Metascore:
21
User Score:
3.2
Saving Silverman 83.

Saving Silverman

February 9, 2001 | R
Traces the misadventures of buddies J.D. (Black) and Wayne (Zahn), who begin to suspect that their best friend, Darren Silverman (Biggs), is going to allow himself to be badgered into marrying Judith (Peet), a woman he doesn't love. They decide to reunite him with his long lost love from their school days (Detmer) -- even if they have to kidnap Judith to do it. (Columbia Tristar)
Metascore:
22
User Score:
6.6
The Majestic 84.

The Majestic

December 21, 2001 | PG
Set against the backdrop of the 1950's Hollywood blacklist, a young, ambitious screenwriter (Carrey) loses his job and his identity, only to find new courage, love and the power of conviction in the heart of a small town's life. (Warner Brothers)
Metascore:
27
User Score:
7.4
Behind Enemy Lines 85.

Behind Enemy Lines

November 30, 2001 | PG-13
A Navy pilot (Wilson) is shot down over enemy territory, and struggles to survive the relentless pursuit of a ruthless secret police enforcer, a deadly tracker, and countless hostile troops. With time running out, the injured pilot's commanding officer (Hackman) goes against orders to carry out a desperate rescue mission. (20th Century Fox)
Metascore:
49
User Score:
6.2
Joy Ride 86.

Joy Ride

October 5, 2001 | R
A contemporary thriller that finds darkness laced with humor in the heartland of America. (20th Century Fox)
Metascore:
75
User Score:
8.2
Kiss of the Dragon 87.

Kiss of the Dragon

July 6, 2001 | R
Jet Li plays Liu Jiuan, China's top government agent, who arrives in Paris from Shanghai to carry out a sensitive, top-secret mission. (Twentieth Century Fox)
Metascore:
58
User Score:
8.2
Erleuchtung garantiert 88.

Erleuchtung garantiert

June 8, 2001
The adventures of two brothers who travel from Munich to Japan for a retreat in a Buddhist monastery.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
8.3
Save the Last Dance 89.

Save the Last Dance

January 12, 2001 | PG-13
Sara (Stiles) and Derek (Thomas) come from two different worlds, two different cultures. Yet for all their differences, they share one fervent passion - dance! (Paramount Pictures)
Metascore:
53
User Score:
7.6
Monster's Ball 90.

Monster's Ball

December 26, 2001 | NC-17
A hard-hitting Southern drama tempered by a story of powerful, life-changing love. It is the story of Hank (Thornton), an embittered prison guard working on Death Row in rural Georgia. He begins an unlikely but emotionally charged affair with Leticia (Berry), the wife of a man he has just executed. (Lions Gate Films)
Metascore:
69
User Score:
3.9
How High 91.

How High

December 21, 2001 | R
Rap stars Redman and Method Man star as Jamal and Silas, two regular guys who smoke something magical, ace their college entrance exams and wind up at Harvard. (Universal Pictures)
Metascore:
29
User Score:
4.8
Not Another Teen Movie 92.

Not Another Teen Movie

December 14, 2001 | TV-PG
This irreverent comedy shows no mercy as it skewers the conventions and cliches of the genre you hate to love. (Columbia Pictures)
Metascore:
32
User Score:
6.3
In the Bedroom 93.

In the Bedroom

November 23, 2001 | TV-MA
Set in a tranquil town on the coast of Maine, In the Bedroom tells the story of a couple whose only child is involved in a love affair with a single mother. When the relationship comes to a sudden and tragic end, each person must face the intensely difficult decision of how to respond. [Miramax]
Metascore:
86
User Score:
7.5
Shallow Hal 94.

Shallow Hal

November 9, 2001 | PG-13
Hal Larsen is the ultimate shallow guy. He finds beauty only in supermodels and centerfolds. But after an impromptu hypnosis by self-help guru Tony Robbins, Hal's view of women makes a 180-degree turn; he now sees their true inner beauty. (Twentieth Century Fox)
Metascore:
48
User Score:
5.3
The One 95.

The One

November 2, 2001 | PG-13
This supernatural action bonanza from director James Wong showcases martial arts expert Jet Li in a dual role as a police officer battling a sinister version of himself that has escaped from a parallel universe.
Metascore:
25
User Score:
7.1
Serendipity 96.

Serendipity

October 5, 2001 | PG-13
They met by chance and spent the perfect night together. Now, before it's too late, they have one last chance to find out if what might have been could still be. (Miramax Films)
Metascore:
52
User Score:
8.1
Hedwig and the Angry Inch 97.

Hedwig and the Angry Inch

July 20, 2001 | R
Adapted from the critically acclaimed off-Broadway rock theatre hit, Hedwig and the Angry Inch tells the story of an 'internationally ignored' rock singer, Hedwig, and her search for stardom and love. (Fine Line Features)
Metascore:
85
User Score:
8.3
Bully 98.

Bully

July 13, 2001 | TV-MA
A film based on the true story of the brutal 1993 murder of high school student Bobby Kent.
Metascore:
45
User Score:
8.9
One Night at McCool's 99.

One Night at McCool's

April 27, 2001 | R
It all started one night at McCool's....three unsuspecting men and one woman with a dream are brought together by lust, mayhem, bingo, DVDs, and the finer points of home decorating. (USA Films)
Metascore:
46
User Score:
7.9
Dark Blue World 100.

Dark Blue World

December 28, 2001 | TV-MA
An epic romantic drama about two Czech pilots, serving together in the U.K.'s Royal Air Force during World War II, who fall in love with the same woman.
Metascore:
56
User Score:
7.6

Titles with fewer than 7 critic reviews are excluded.