Top 2000 IMDb Rated Movies

[#1] Gladiator (2000)

In the year 180, the death of emperor Marcus Aurelius throws the Roman Empire into chaos. Maximus is one of the Roman army's most capable and trusted generals and a key advisor to the emperor. As Marcus' devious son Commodus ascends to the throne, Maximus is set to be executed. He escapes, but is captured by slave traders. Renamed Spaniard and forced to become a gladiator, Maximus must battle to the death with other men for the amusement of paying audiences.

Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama

Director:

Cast: Connie Nielsen, David Hemmings, David Schofield, Derek Jacobi,...

Country: UK, US

Duration: 155 min

Release: 2000

Rated: R

IMDb: 8.5 (1,292,739 votes)

[#2] Memento (2000)

Leonard Shelby is tracking down the man who raped and murdered his wife. The difficulty of locating his wife's killer, however, is compounded by the fact that he suffers from a rare, untreatable form of short-term memory loss. Although he can recall details of life before his accident, Leonard cannot remember what happened fifteen minutes ago, where he's going, or why.

Genre: Mystery, Thriller

Director:

Cast: Callum Keith Rennie, Carrie-Anne Moss, Guy Pearce, Harriet Sansom Harris,...

Country: US

Duration: 113 min

Release: 2000

Rated: R

IMDb: 8.4 (1,084,957 votes)

[#3] Requiem for a Dream (2000)

The hopes and dreams of four ambitious people are shattered when their drug addictions begin spiraling out of control. A look into addiction and how it overcomes the mind and body.

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Cast: Charlotte Aronofsky, Christopher McDonald, Ellen Burstyn, Janet Sarno,...

Country: US

Duration: 102 min

Release: 2000

Rated: R

IMDb: 8.3 (739,007 votes)

[#4] Snatch (2000)

Illegal boxing promoter Turkish convinces gangster Brick Top to offer bets on bare-knuckle boxer Mickey at his bookie business. When Mickey does not throw his first fight as agreed, an infuriated Brick Top demands another match. Meanwhile, gangster Frankie Four Fingers comes to place a bet for a friend with Brick Top's bookies, as multiple criminals converge on a stolen diamond that Frankie has come to London to sell.

Genre: Comedy, Crime

Director:

Cast: Ade, Alan Ford, Andy Beckwith, Benicio del Toro,...

Country: UK, US

Duration: 103 min

Release: 2000

Rated: R

IMDb: 8.3 (753,804 votes)

[#5] Yi Yi (2000)

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

Genre: Drama, Romance

Director:

Cast: Adriene Lin, An-an Hsu, Elaine Jin, Hsi-Sheng Chen,...

Country: Japan, Taiwan

Duration: 174 min

Release: 2000

Rated: Not Rated

IMDb: 8.2 (20,590 votes)

[#6] Hera Pheri (2000)

Three unemployed men find the answer to all their money problems when they receive a call from a kidnapper. However, things do not go as planned.

Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama

Director:

Cast: Akshay Kumar, Asrani, Dinesh Hingoo, Gulshan Grover,...

Country: India

Duration: 156 min

Release: 2000

Rated: Not Rated

IMDb: 8.2 (58,453 votes)

[#7] In the Mood for Love (2000)

A melancholy story set in Hong Kong in 1962. A woman and a man who live in the same crowded apartment building discover that their husband and wife are having an affair.

Genre: Drama, Romance

Director:

Cast: Chan Man-Lei, Joe Cheung, Kelly Lai Chen, Koo Kam-Wah,...

Country: China, Hong Kong

Duration: 99 min

Release: 2000

Rated: PG

IMDb: 8.1 (123,510 votes)

[#8] Amores Perros (2000)

A fatalistic car crash in Mexico City sets off a chain of events in the lives of three persons: a young man aching to run off with his sister-in-law, a supermodel, and a homeless man. Their lives are catapulted into unforeseen circumstances instigated by the seemingly inconsequential destiny of a dog.

Genre: Drama, Thriller

Director:

Cast: Adriana Barraza, Álvaro Guerrero, Dunia Saldívar, Emilio Echevarría,...

Country: Mexico

Duration: 154 min

Release: 2000

Rated: R

IMDb: 8.1 (222,317 votes)

[#9] Dancer in the Dark (2000)

Selma, a Czech immigrant on the verge of blindness, struggles to make ends meet for herself and her son, who has inherited the same genetic disorder and will suffer the same fate without an expensive operation. When life gets too difficult, Selma learns to cope through her love of musicals, escaping life's troubles - even if just for a moment - by dreaming up little numbers to the rhythmic beats of her surroundings.

Genre: Crime, Drama

Director:

Cast: Björk, Cara Seymour, Catherine Deneuve, David Morse,...

Country: Argentina, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, UK, US

Duration: 141 min

Release: 2000

Rated: R

IMDb: 8.0 (98,603 votes)

[#10] Nine Queens (2000)

Two con artists try to swindle a stamp collector by selling him a sheet of counterfeit rare stamps (the "nine queens").

Genre: Crime

Director:

Cast: Alejandro Awada, Antonio Ugo, Carlos Lanari, Elsa Berenguer,...

Country: Argentina

Duration: 114 min

Release: 2000

Rated: R

IMDb: 7.9 (49,189 votes)