ALL FILMS IN OSCAR 2001 (RANKED)

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1.
O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)
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In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them. (107 mins.)
Director: Joel Coen
“ 8/10 ” - dr-mutallimov
 
2.
The Perfect Storm (2000)
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An unusually intense storm pattern catches some commercial fishermen unaware and puts them in mortal danger. (130 mins.)
“ 8/10 ” - dr-mutallimov
 
3.
Meet the Parents (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Male nurse Greg Focker meets his girlfriend's parents before proposing, but her suspicious father is every date's worst nightmare. (108 mins.)
Director: Jay Roach
“ 8/10 ” - dr-mutallimov
 
4.
Hollow Man (2000)
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Scientists discover how to make people invisible, but their test subject becomes an insane killer who stalks them. (112 mins.)
Director: Paul Verhoeven
“ 7/10 ” - dr-mutallimov
 
5.
Space Cowboys (2000)
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When a retired engineer is called upon to rescue a failing satellite, he insists that his equally old teammates accompany him into space. (130 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
“ 7/10 ” - dr-mutallimov
 
6.
Gladiator (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
When a Roman general is betrayed and his family murdered by an emperor's corrupt son, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge. (155 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
 
7.
Chocolat (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A woman and her daughter open a chocolate shop in a small French village that shakes up the rigid morality of the community. (121 mins.)
 
8.
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Two warriors in pursuit of a stolen sword and a notorious fugitive are led to an impetuous, physically skilled, adolescent nobleman's daughter, who is at a crossroads in her life. (120 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
 
9.
Erin Brockovich (2000)
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An unemployed single mother becomes a legal assistant and almost single-handedly brings down a California power company accused of polluting a city's water supply. (131 mins.)
 
10.
Traffic (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A conservative judge is appointed by the President to spearhead America's escalating war against drugs, only to discover that his teenage daughter is a crack addict. Two DEA agents protect an informant. A jailed drug baron's wife attempts to carry on the family business. (147 mins.)
 
11.
Before Night Falls (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Episodic look at the life of Cuban poet and novelist, Reinaldo Arenas (1943-1990), from his childhood... (133 mins.)
Director: Julian Schnabel
 
12.
Cast Away (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A FedEx executive must transform himself physically and emotionally to survive a crash landing on a deserted island. (143 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
 
13.
Pollock (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A film about the life and career of the American painter, Jackson Pollock. (122 mins.)
Director: Ed Harris
 
14.
Quills (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
In a Napoleonic era insane asylum, an inmate, the irrepressible Marquis De Sade, fights a battle of wills against a tyrannically prudish doctor. (124 mins.)
Director: Philip Kaufman
 
15.
The Contender (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Senator Laine Hanson is a contender for US Vice President, but information and disinformation about her past surfaces that threatens to de-rail her confirmation. (126 mins.)
Director: Rod Lurie
 
16.
Requiem for a Dream (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
The drug-induced utopias of four Coney Island people are shattered when their addictions run deep. (102 mins.)
 
17.
You Can Count on Me (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A single mother's life is thrown into turmoil after her struggling, rarely-seen younger brother returns to town. (111 mins.)
 
18.
Shadow of the Vampire (2000)
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The filming of Nosferatu is hampered by the fact that its star Max Schreck is taking the role of a vampire far more seriously than seems humanly possible. (92 mins.)
 
19.
Almost Famous (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A high-school boy is given the chance to write a story for Rolling Stone Magazine about an up-and-coming rock band as he accompanies it on their concert tour. (122 mins.)
Director: Cameron Crowe
 
20.
Billy Elliot (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A talented young boy becomes torn between his unexpected love of dance and the disintegration of his family. (110 mins.)
Director: Stephen Daldry
 
21.
Wonder Boys (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
An English Professor tries to deal with his wife leaving him, the arrival of his editor who has been waiting for his book for seven years, and the various problems that his friends and associates involve him in. (107 mins.)
Director: Curtis Hanson
 
22.
Malèna (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A woman provokes sensual awakenings in a group of adolescent boys. (109 mins.)
 
23.
The Patriot (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Peaceful farmer Benjamin Martin is driven to lead the Colonial Militia during the American Revolution when a sadistic British officer murders his son. (165 mins.)
Director: Roland Emmerich
 
24.
Vatel (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
In 1671, with war brewing with Holland, a penniless prince invites Louis XIV to three days of festivities at a chateau in Chantilly... (103 mins.)
Director: Roland Joffé
 
25.
How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
On the outskirts of Whoville, there lives a green, revenge-seeking Grinch who plans on ruining the Christmas holiday for all of the citizens of the town. (104 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
 
26.
102 Dalmatians (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
Cruella DeVil gets out of prison and goes after them darned puppies once more. (100 mins.)
Director: Kevin Lima
 
27.
U-571 (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A German submarine is boarded by disguised American submariners trying to capture their Enigma cipher machine. (116 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Mostow
 
28.
The Cell (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
An FBI agent persuades a social worker, who is adept with a new experimental technology, to enter the mind of a comatose serial killer in order to learn where he has hidden his latest kidnap victim. (107 mins.)
Director: Tarsem Singh
 
29.
Dancer in the Dark (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
An east European girl goes to America with her young son, expecting it to be like a Hollywood film. (140 mins.)
Director: Lars Von Trier
 
30.
The Emperor's New Groove (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Emperor Kuzco is turned into a llama by his ex-administrator Yzma, and must now regain his throne with the help of Pacha, the gentle llama herder. (78 mins.)
Director: Mark Dindal
 
31.
Divided We Fall (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
In Nazi occupied Czechoslovakia, a childless couple agree to hide a Jewish friend at great personal risk of discovery and execution. (120 mins.)
Director: Jan Hrebejk
 
32.
Everybody's Famous! (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Jean is a family man and factory worker who dreams of becoming a songwriter. Pinning his hopes on his teenage daughter... (97 mins.)
 
33.
The Taste of Others (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Three men, three women, opposites, possibilities, and tastes. Castella owns a industrial steel barrel... (112 mins.)
Director: Agnès Jaoui
 
34.
Amores Perros (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A horrific car accident connects three stories, each involving characters dealing with loss, regret, and life's harsh realities, all in the name of love. (154 mins.)
 
35.
Father and Daughter (2000 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A father says goodbye to his young daughter. In time the daughter grows old, but within her there is always a deep longing for her father. (8 mins.)
 
36.
The Periwig-Maker (2000 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Europe; the plague years. A wigmaker, locked in his shop, observes the events and writes about them in his journal... (15 mins.)
 
37.
Rejected (2000 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A hilarious collection of animated television commercials that were rejected because of their creator's failing grip on sanity. (9 mins.)
Director: Don Hertzfeldt
 
38.
Quiero ser (I want to be...) (2000 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
The paths of two orphan brothers drastically change over the years, beginning when they were just boys living on the streets of Mexico City. (35 mins.)
 
39.
By Courier (2000 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
(13 mins.)
Director: Peter Riegert
 
40.
One Day Crossing (2001 Short Film)
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In the middle of the Holocaust, a Hungarian Jewish girl, posing as a Christian, tries to save her family from the Nazis. (25 mins.)
Director: Joan Stein
 
41.
Seraglio (2000 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
(14 mins.)
 
42.
Uma História de Futebol (1998 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
(20 mins.)
Director: Paulo Machline
 
43.
Big Mama (2000 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
The story of Viola Dees, an elderly woman who is trying to care for her troubled grandson.
Director: Tracy Seretean
Stars: Viola Dees
 
44.
Curtain Call (2000 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Director: Chuck Braverman
 
45.
Dolphins (2000 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Experience how dolphins live and play, and unravel the mysteries of dolphin communication in this Academy Award-nominated IMAX film which takes you into the complex lives of these fascinating animals. (39 mins.)
 
46.
The Man on Lincoln's Nose (2000 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Production design has always been a key part of the Hollywood filmmaking process, but until recently the field received very little critical attention... (40 mins.)
Director: Daniel Raim
 
47.
On Tiptoe: Gentle Steps to Freedom (2000 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A profile of South African singing group Ladysmith Black Mambazo. They are best known for backing Paul Simon on his "Graceland" album. (58 mins.)
Director: Eric Simonson
 
48.
Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport (2000 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The secret smuggling of 9,300 Jewish children out of Nazi-occupied Germany in the late 1930s. (122 mins.)
 
49.
Legacy (2000 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A documentary that tracks five years and three generations of a Chicago family's life in public housing. The murder of a family member has an immediate impact, but eventually changes them toward a more positive outlook on life in the end. (90 mins.)
Director: Tod Lending
 
50.
Long Night's Journey Into Day (2000 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
This documentary tells four stories of Apartheid in South Africa, as seen through the eyes of the Truth and Reconciliation commission... (94 mins.)
 
51.
Scottsboro: An American Tragedy (2000 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The history of the "Scottsboro Boys," a group of African American men who were victims of a racist miscarriage of justice that became a national controversy. (84 mins.)
 
52.
Sound and Fury (2000 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
If you could make your deaf child hear, would you? Academy Award-nominated Sound and Fury follows the intimate... (80 mins.)
Director: Josh Aronson