THE 2002 AWESOME COUNTDOWN!!!!

From the best to the worst of 2002.
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1.
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Harry ignores warnings not to return to Hogwarts, only to find the school plagued by a series of mysterious attacks and a strange voice haunting him. (161 mins.)
Director: Chris Columbus
“ Loved it ” - sedr25
 
2.
Star Trek: Nemesis (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
The Enterprise is diverted to the Romulan homeworld Romulus, supposedly because they want to negotiate a peace treaty. (116 mins.)
Director: Stuart Baird
“ Loved it ” - sedr25
 
3.
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
While Frodo and Sam edge closer to Mordor with the help of the shifty Gollum, the divided fellowship makes a stand against Sauron's new ally, Saruman, and his hordes of Isengard. (179 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
“ Loved it ” - sedr25
 
4.
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Ten years after initially meeting, Anakin Skywalker shares a forbidden romance with Padmé, while Obi-Wan investigates an assassination attempt on the Senator and discovers a secret clone army crafted for the Jedi. (142 mins.)
Director: George Lucas
“ Loved it ” - sedr25
 
5.
Mr. Deeds (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A sweet-natured, small-town guy inherits a controlling stake in a media conglomerate and begins to do business his way. (96 mins.)
Director: Steven Brill
“ Loved it ” - sedr25
 
6.
Spider-Man (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
When bitten by a genetically modified spider, a nerdy, shy, and awkward high school student gains spider-like abilities that he eventually must use to fight evil as a superhero after tragedy befalls his family. (121 mins.)
Director: Sam Raimi
“ Loved it ” - sedr25
 
7.
Treasure Planet (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A Disney animated version of "Treasure Island". The only difference is that the film is set in outer space with alien worlds and other galactic wonders. (95 mins.)
“ Loved it ” - sedr25
 
8.
Lilo & Stitch (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A Hawaiian girl adopts an unusual pet who is actually a notorious extra-terrestrial fugitive from the law. (85 mins.)
“ Loved it ” - sedr25
 
9.
Analyze That (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Mobster Paul Vitti is released into Dr. Ben Sobol's care, where only more chaos ensues. (96 mins.)
Director: Harold Ramis
“ Loved it ” - sedr25
 
10.
Catch Me If You Can (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The true story of 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. (141 mins.)
“ Loved it ” - sedr25
 
11.
Big Fat Liar (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
After a young boy's school essay erroneously finds its way into the hands of a Hollywood producer who turns the idea into a hit film, the boy travels to Los Angeles to claim his credit. (88 mins.)
Director: Shawn Levy
“ Loved it ” - sedr25
 
12.
The Santa Clause 2 (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Scott Calvin has been a humble Santa Claus for nearly ten years, but it might come to an end if he doesn't find a Mrs. Claus. (104 mins.)
Director: Michael Lembeck
“ Loved it ” - sedr25
 
13.
Hey Arnold! The Movie (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A fourth grader and his best friend set out to stop an industrialist from bulldozing their town. (76 mins.)
Director: Tuck Tucker
“ Loved it ” - sedr25
 
14.
Scooby-Doo (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
After an acrimonious break up, the Mystery Inc. gang are individually brought to an island resort to investigate strange goings on. (86 mins.)
Director: Raja Gosnell
“ Liked it ” - sedr25
 
15.
Minority Report (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
In a future where a special police unit is able to arrest murderers before they commit their crimes, an officer from that unit is himself accused of a future murder. (145 mins.)
“ Liked it ” - sedr25
 
16.
Ice Age (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Set during the Ice Age, a sabertooth tiger, a sloth, and a wooly mammoth find a lost human infant, and they try to return him to his tribe. (81 mins.)
“ Liked it ” - sedr25
 
17.
Men in Black II (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Agent J needs help so he is sent to find Agent K and restore his memory. (88 mins.)
“ Liked it ” - sedr25
 
18.
Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Upon learning that his father has been kidnapped, Austin Powers must travel to 1975 and defeat the aptly named villain Goldmember - who is working with Dr. Evil. (94 mins.)
Director: Jay Roach
“ Liked it ” - sedr25
 
19.
The Bourne Identity (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A man is picked up by a fishing boat, bullet-riddled and suffering from amnesia, before racing to elude assassins and regain his memory. (119 mins.)
Director: Doug Liman
“ Liked it ” - sedr25
 
20.
Maid in Manhattan (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
A senatorial candidate falls for a hotel maid, thinking she is a socialite when he sees her trying on a wealthy woman's dress. (105 mins.)
Director: Wayne Wang
“ Liked it ” - sedr25
 
21.
The Tuxedo (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
A hapless chauffer must take a comatosed secret agent's place using his special gadget-laden tuxedo. (98 mins.)
Director: Kevin Donovan
“ Liked it ” - sedr25
 
22.
Die Another Day (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
James Bond is sent to investigate the connection between a North Korean terrorist and a diamond mogul who is funding the development of an international space weapon. (133 mins.)
Director: Lee Tamahori
“ Liked it ” - sedr25
 
23.
K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
When Russia's first nuclear submarine malfunctions on its maiden voyage, the crew must race to save the ship and prevent a nuclear disaster. (138 mins.)
Director: Kathryn Bigelow
“ Liked it ” - sedr25
 
24.
Murder by Numbers (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Two gifted high school students execute a "perfect" murder - then become engaged in an intellectual contest with a seasoned homicide detective. (115 mins.)
“ Liked it ” - sedr25
 
25.
Snow Dogs (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
When a Miami dentist inherits a team of sled dogs, he's got to learn the trade or lose his pack to a crusty mountain man. (99 mins.)
Director: Brian Levant
“ Liked it ” - sedr25
 
26.
Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
The Cortez siblings set out for a mysterious island, where they encounter a genetic scientist and a set of rival spy kids. (100 mins.)
“ Liked it ” - sedr25
 
27.
Kung Pow: Enter the Fist (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A rough-around-the-edges martial arts master seeks revenge for his parent's death. (81 mins.)
Director: Steve Oedekerk
“ Liked it ” - sedr25
 
28.
xXx (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
An extreme sports athlete, Xander Cage, is recruited by the government on a special mission. (124 mins.)
Director: Rob Cohen
“ Liked it ” - sedr25
 
29.
Pokémon 4: The Movie (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Ash must stop a hunter who forces the legendary Pokémon Celebi to help him destroy a forest. (75 mins.)
“ Liked it ” - sedr25
 
30.
Eight Crazy Nights (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Davey Stone, an alcoholic with a criminal record, is sentenced to community service under the supervision of an elderly referee. Davey is then faced with trying to reform and abandon his bad habits. (76 mins.)
Director: Seth Kearsley
“ Liked it ” - sedr25
 
31.
A Walk to Remember (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The story of two North Carolina teens, Landon Carter and Jamie Sullivan, who are thrown together after Landon gets into trouble and is made to do community service. (101 mins.)
Director: Adam Shankman
“ It's Okay ” - sedr25
 
32.
Sweet Home Alabama (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A young woman who's reinvented herself as a New York socialite must return home to Alabama to obtain a divorce from her husband, after seven years of separation. (108 mins.)
Director: Andy Tennant
“ It's Okay ” - sedr25
 
33.
Chicago (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Murderesses Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows in 1920s Chicago. (113 mins.)
Director: Rob Marshall
“ It's Okay ” - sedr25
 
34.
Panic Room (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A divorced woman and her diabetic daughter take refuge in their newly-purchased house's safe room, when three men break-in, searching for a missing fortune. (112 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
“ It's Okay ” - sedr25
 
35.
The Hot Chick (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
An attractive and popular teenager who is mean spirited toward others, finds herself in the body of an older man, and must find a way to get back to her original body. (104 mins.)
Director: Tom Brady
“ It's Okay ” - sedr25
 
36.
I Spy (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A professional athlete has to help a U.S. government agent recover a missing jet. (97 mins.)
Director: Betty Thomas
“ It's Oky ” - sedr25
 
37.
Bend It Like Beckham (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
The daughter of orthodox Sikh rebels against her parents' traditionalism and joins a football team (soccer in America). (112 mins.)
Director: Gurinder Chadha
“ It's Okay ” - sedr25
 
38.
Stuart Little 2 (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Stuart and Snowbell set out across town to rescue a friend. (77 mins.)
Director: Rob Minkoff
“ It's Okay ” - sedr25
 
39.
Enough (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
After running away fails, a terrified woman (Jennifer Lopez) empowers herself in order to battle her abusive husband (Billy Campbell). (115 mins.)
Director: Michael Apted
“ It's Okay ” - sedr25
 
40.
The Master of Disguise (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  
An Italian waiter fights off a criminal mastermind with his inherited powers of disguise. (80 mins.)
“ It's Okay ” - sedr25
 
41.
Whale Rider (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A contemporary story of love, rejection and triumph as a young Maori girl fights to fulfill a destiny her grandfather refuses to recognize. (101 mins.)
Director: Niki Caro
“ It's Okay ” - sedr25
 
42.
The Ring (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A journalist must investigate a mysterious videotape which seems to cause the death of anyone in a week of viewing it. (115 mins.)
Director: Gore Verbinski
“ Hated it ” - sedr25
 
43.
Red Dragon (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A retired FBI agent with psychological gifts is assigned to help track down "The Tooth Fairy", a mysterious serial killer; aiding him is imprisoned criminal genius Hannibal "The Cannibal" Lecter. (124 mins.)
Director: Brett Ratner
“ Hated it ” - sedr25
 
44.
Tuck Everlasting (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A young woman meets and falls in love with a young man who is part of a family of immortals. (90 mins.)
Director: Jay Russell
“ Hated it ” - sedr25
 
45.
Crossroads (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  
Three childhood best friends, and a guy they just met, take a road trip across the country, finding themselves and their friendship in the process. (93 mins.)
Director: Tamra Davis
“ Hated it ” - sedr25
 
46.
Two Weeks Notice (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A lawyer decides that she's used too much like a nanny by her boss, so she walks out on him. (101 mins.)
Director: Marc Lawrence