Top 2002 IMDb Rated Movies

[#1] The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

Frodo and Sam are trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin. All along, nefarious wizard Saruman awaits the Fellowship members at the Orthanc Tower in Isengard.

Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Director:

Cast: Bernard Hill, Billy Boyd, Cate Blanchett, Christopher Lee,...

Country: New Zealand, US

Duration: 179 min

Release: 2002

Rated: PG-13

IMDb: 8.7 (1,431,709 votes)

[#2] City of God (2002)

Buscapé was raised in a very violent environment. Despite the feeling that all odds were against him, he finds out that life can be seen with other eyes...

Genre: Crime, Drama

Director:

Cast: Alexandre Rodrigues, Alice Braga, Daniel Zettel, Darlan Cunha,...

Country: Brazil

Duration: 130 min

Release: 2002

Rated: R

IMDb: 8.6 (681,666 votes)

[#3] The Pianist (2002)

The true story of pianist Władysław Szpilman's experiences in Warsaw during the Nazi occupation. When the Jews of the city find themselves forced into a ghetto, Szpilman finds work playing in a café; and when his family is deported in 1942, he stays behind, works for a while as a laborer, and eventually goes into hiding in the ruins of the war-torn city.

Genre: Drama, War

Director:

Cast: Adrien Brody, Anthony Milner, Ed Stoppard, Emilia Fox,...

Country: France, Germany, Poland, UK

Duration: 150 min

Release: 2002

Rated: R

IMDb: 8.5 (702,694 votes)

[#4] Catch Me If You Can (2002)

A true story about Frank Abagnale Jr. who, before his 19th birthday, successfully conned millions of dollars worth of checks as a Pan Am pilot, doctor, and legal prosecutor. An FBI agent makes it his mission to put him behind bars. But Frank not only eludes capture, he revels in the pursuit.

Genre: Crime, Drama

Director:

Cast: Amy Adams, Brian Howe, Celine du Tertre, Christopher Walken,...

Country: US

Duration: 141 min

Release: 2002

Rated: PG-13

IMDb: 8.1 (800,644 votes)

[#5] The Twilight Samurai (2002)

Seibei Iguchi leads a difficult life as a low ranking samurai at the turn of the nineteenth century. A widower with a meager income, Seibei struggles to take care of his two daughters and senile mother. New prospects seem to open up when the beautiful Tomoe, a childhood friend, comes back into he and his daughters' life, but as the Japanese feudal system unravels, Seibei is still bound by the code of honor of the samurai and by his own sense of social precedence. How can he find a way to ...

Genre: Drama, Romance

Director:

Cast: Astushi Maeda, Erina Hashiguchi, Hiroshi Kanbe, Hiroyuki Sanada,...

Country: Japan

Duration: 129 min

Release: 2002

Rated: Not Rated

IMDb: 8.1 (22,100 votes)

[#6] Infernal Affairs (2002)

Chan Wing Yan, a young police officer, has been sent undercover as a mole in the local mafia. Lau Kin Ming, a young mafia member, infiltrates the police force. Years later, their older counterparts, Chen Wing Yan and Inspector Lau Kin Ming, respectively, race against time to expose the mole within their midst.

Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Director: ,

Cast: Andy Lau, Anthony Wong, Berg Ng, Chapman To,...

Country: Hong Kong

Duration: 101 min

Release: 2002

Rated: R

IMDb: 8.0 (116,012 votes)

[#7] The Bourne Identity (2002)

Wounded to the brink of death and suffering from amnesia, Jason Bourne is rescued at sea by a fisherman. With nothing to go on but a Swiss bank account number, he starts to reconstruct his life, but finds that many people he encounters want him dead. However, Bourne realizes that he has the combat and mental skills of a world-class spy—but who does he work for?

Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

Cast: Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Brian Cox, Chris Cooper, Clive Owen,...

Country: Czech Republic, Germany, US

Duration: 119 min

Release: 2002

Rated: PG-13

IMDb: 7.9 (490,586 votes)

[#8] Millennium Actress (2002)

Documentary filmmaker Genya Tachibana has tracked down the legendary actress Chiyoko Fujiwara, who mysteriously vanished at the height of her career. When he presents her with a key she had lost and thought was gone forever, the filmmaker could not have imagined that it would not only unlock the long-held secrets of Chiyoko’s life... but also his own.

Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance

Director:

Cast: Fumiko Orikasa, Hisako Kyoda, Koichi Yamadera, Mami Koyama,...

Country: Japan

Duration: 87 min

Release: 2002

Rated: PG

IMDb: 7.9 (24,121 votes)

[#9] Talk to Her (2002)

Two men share an odd friendship while they care for two women who are both in deep comas.

Genre: Drama, Romance

Director:

Cast: Adolfo Fernández, Ana Fernández, Caetano Veloso, Chus Lampreave,...

Country: Spain

Duration: 112 min

Release: 2002

Rated: R

IMDb: 7.9 (101,823 votes)

[#10] Hero (2002)

One man defeated three assassins who sought to murder the most powerful warlord in pre-unified China.

Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History

Director:

Cast: Chang Xiao Yang, Chen Daoming, Donnie Yen, Hei Zi,...

Country: China

Duration: 99 min

Release: 2002

Rated: PG-13

IMDb: 7.9 (168,795 votes)