Top-US-Grossing Titles Released 2000-01-01 to 2000-12-31
1. How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
PG | 104 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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.
Votes: 142,551 | Gross: $260.03M
4. Gladiator (2000)
R | 155 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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.
Votes: 994,915 | Gross: $187.67M
6. The Perfect Storm (2000)
PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
An unusually intense storm pattern catches some commercial fishermen unaware and puts them in mortal danger.
Votes: 133,818 | Gross: $182.62M
8. X-Men (2000)
PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Two mutants come to a private academy for their kind whose resident superhero team must oppose a terrorist organization with similar powers.
Votes: 457,988 | Gross: $157.30M
9. Scary Movie (2000)
R | 88 min | Comedy
A year after disposing of the body of a man they accidentally killed, a group of dumb teenagers are stalked by a bumbling serial killer.
Votes: 188,762 | Gross: $157.00M
10. What Lies Beneath (2000)
PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
The wife of a university research scientist believes that her lakeside Vermont home is haunted by a ghost - or that she is losing her mind.
Votes: 99,002 | Gross: $155.37M
11. Dinosaur (2000)
PG | 82 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
An orphaned dinosaur raised by lemurs joins an arduous trek to a sancturary after a meteorite shower destroys his family home.
Votes: 38,841 | Gross: $137.75M
12. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 218,999 | Gross: $128.07M
13. Erin Brockovich (2000)
R | 131 min | Biography, Drama
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.
Votes: 136,601 | Gross: $125.55M
14. Charlie's Angels (2000)
PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Three women, detectives with a mysterious boss, retrieve stolen voice-ID software, using martial arts, tech skills, and sex appeal.
Votes: 146,280 | Gross: $125.31M
15. Traffic (2000)
R | 147 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
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.
Votes: 171,684 | Gross: $124.11M
16. Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (2000)
PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Scientist Sherman Klump's inventions, his upcoming marriage to his pretty colleague Denise Gaines and his reputation are threatened by his evil clone Buddy Love.
Votes: 39,682 | Gross: $123.31M
17. Big Momma's House (2000)
PG-13 | 99 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
In order to protect a beautiful woman and her son from a robber, a male FBI agent disguises himself as a large grandmother.
Votes: 67,501 | Gross: $117.56M
18. Remember the Titans (2000)
PG | 113 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The true story of a newly appointed African-American coach and his high school team on their first season as a racially integrated unit.
Votes: 162,322 | Gross: $115.65M
19. The Patriot (2000)
R | 165 min | Action, Drama, History
Peaceful farmer Benjamin Martin is driven to lead the Colonial Militia during the American Revolution when a sadistic British officer murders his son.
Votes: 209,442 | Gross: $113.33M
20. Miss Congeniality (2000)
PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
An FBI agent must go undercover in the Miss United States beauty pageant to prevent a group from bombing the event.
Votes: 139,006 | Gross: $106.81M
21. Chicken Run (2000)
G | 84 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
When a bird "flies" into a chicken farm, the fellow chickens see him as an opportunity to escape their evil owners.
Votes: 141,686 | Gross: $106.79M
22. Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000)
PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A retired master car thief must come back to the industry and steal 50 cars with his crew in one night to save his brother's life.
Votes: 219,923 | Gross: $101.64M
24. Me, Myself & Irene (2000)
R | 116 min | Comedy
A nice-guy cop with dissociative identity disorder must protect a woman on the run from a corrupt ex-boyfriend and his associates.
Votes: 187,328 | Gross: $90.57M
25. Space Cowboys (2000)
PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
When a retired engineer is called upon to rescue a failing satellite, he insists that his equally old teammates accompany him into space.
Votes: 60,612 | Gross: $90.45M
26. The Emperor's New Groove (2000)
G | 78 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
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.
Votes: 130,095 | Gross: $89.30M
27. Scream 3 (2000)
R | 116 min | Horror, Mystery
While Sidney and her friends visit the Hollywood set of Stab 3, the third film based on the Woodsboro murders, a new Ghostface begins to terrorize them once again.
Votes: 99,448 | Gross: $89.14M
29. Rugrats in Paris: The Movie (2000)
G | 78 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The Rugrats travel to Paris, France, where Chuckie hopes to find a new mother and keep his father from marrying an evil business woman.
Votes: 8,234 | Gross: $76.50M
30. The Family Man (2000)
PG-13 | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A fast-lane investment broker, offered the opportunity to see how the other half lives, wakes up to find that his sports car and girlfriend have become a mini-van and wife.
Votes: 86,551 | Gross: $75.76M
32. Chocolat (2000)
PG-13 | 121 min | Drama, Romance
A woman and her daughter open a chocolate shop in a small French village that shakes up the rigid morality of the community.
Votes: 151,378 | Gross: $71.31M
33. Shaft (2000)
R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
New York City police detective John Shaft (nephew of the original 1970s detective) goes on a personal mission to make sure the son of a real estate tycoon is brought to justice after a racially-motivated murder.
Votes: 58,791 | Gross: $70.33M
34. The Kid (2000)
PG | 104 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
An unhappy and disliked image consultant gets a second shot at life when an eight year old version of himself mysteriously appears.
Votes: 34,678 | Gross: $69.69M
37. Bring It On (2000)
PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Sport
A champion high school cheerleading squad discovers its previous captain stole all their best routines from an inner-city school and must scramble to compete at this year's championships.
Votes: 70,792 | Gross: $68.35M
39. Rules of Engagement (2000)
R | 128 min | Drama, Thriller, War
An attorney defends an officer on trial for ordering his troops to fire on civilians after they stormed a U.S. embassy in a third world country.
Votes: 37,831 | Gross: $61.32M
40. The Cell (2000)
R | 107 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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.
Votes: 80,388 | Gross: $61.28M
41. Mission to Mars (2000)
PG | 114 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
When the first manned mission to Mars meets with a catastrophic and mysterious disaster after reporting a unidentified structure, a rescue mission is launched to investigate the tragedy and bring back any survivors.
Votes: 60,810 | Gross: $60.87M
42. Coyote Ugly (2000)
PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Aspiring songwriter Violet Sanford, after getting a job at a women-run NYC bar that teases its male patrons, comes out of her shell.
Votes: 91,212 | Gross: $60.79M
44. The Whole Nine Yards (2000)
R | 98 min | Comedy, Crime
Nick is a struggling dentist in Canada. A new neighbor moves in, and he discovers that it is Jimmy "The Tulip" Teduski. His wife convinces him to go to Chicago and inform the mob boss who wants Jimmy dead.
Votes: 90,993 | Gross: $57.26M
45. Next Friday (2000)
R | 98 min | Comedy
Uncle Elroy and Day Day owe money on taxes so Craig finds a way to steal from the next door neighbors to pay off the taxes so Uncle Elroy's house doesn't get put up for auction.
Votes: 27,852 | Gross: $57.18M
46. Shanghai Noon (2000)
PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A Chinese man who travels to the Wild West to rescue a kidnapped princess. After teaming up with a train robber, the unlikely duo takes on a Chinese traitor and his corrupt boss.
Votes: 97,629 | Gross: $56.93M
47. Romeo Must Die (2000)
R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
An avenging cop seeks out his brother's killer and falls for the daughter of a businessman who is involved in a money-deal with his father.
Votes: 57,386 | Gross: $55.97M
48. Final Destination (2000)
R | 98 min | Horror, Thriller
After a teenager has a terrifying vision of him and his friends dying in a plane crash, he prevents the accident only to have Death hunt them down, one by one.
Votes: 182,708 | Gross: $53.30M
50. The Road to El Dorado (2000)
PG | 89 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Two swindlers get their hands on a map to the fabled city of gold, El Dorado.
Votes: 59,196 | Gross: $50.80M