THE 2001 AWESOME COUNT DOWN!!!by sedr25 | created - 21 May 2012 | updated - 26 May 2012 | Public
From the best to the worst of 2001.
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PG-13 | 178 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
A meek Hobbit from the Shire and eight companions set out on a journey to destroy the powerful One Ring and save Middle-earth from the Dark Lord Sauron.
Votes: 1,445,803 | Gross: $315.54M
2. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
PG | 152 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
An orphaned boy enrolls in a school of wizardry, where he learns the truth about himself, his family and the terrible evil that haunts the magical world.
Votes: 540,162 | Gross: $317.58M
3. Monsters, Inc. (2001)
G | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
In order to power the city, monsters have to scare children so that they scream. However, the children are toxic to the monsters, and after a child gets through, 2 monsters realize things may not be what they think.
Votes: 706,915 | Gross: $289.92M
4. Shrek (2001)
PG | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
After his swamp is filled with magical creatures, Shrek agrees to rescue Princess Fiona for a villainous lord in order to get his land back.
Votes: 537,250 | Gross: $267.67M
5. The Mummy Returns (2001)
PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
The mummified body of Imhotep is shipped to a museum in London, where he once again wakes and begins his campaign of rage and terror.
Votes: 276,373 | Gross: $202.02M
6. Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)
PG | 95 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
A young adventurer named Milo Thatch joins an intrepid group of explorers to find the mysterious lost continent of Atlantis.
Votes: 88,298 | Gross: $84.05M
7. Spy Kids (2001)
PG | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The children of secret-agent parents must save them from danger.
Votes: 96,029 | Gross: $112.72M
8. Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles (2001)
PG | 92 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Australian Outback adventurer Mick "Crocodile" Dundee travels to Los Angeles with his young son while his longtime companion suspects foul play at a movie studio.
Votes: 21,758 | Gross: $25.64M
9. Recess: School's Out (2001)
G | 82 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
TJ and company must save summer vacation from disappearing forever.
Votes: 8,127 | Gross: $36.70M
10. Rush Hour 2 (2001)
PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Carter and Lee head to Hong Kong for a vacation, but become embroiled in a counterfeit money scam.
Votes: 180,075 | Gross: $226.16M
11. Legally Blonde (2001)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Romance
Elle Woods, a fashionable sorority queen is dumped by her boyfriend. She decides to follow him to law school, while she is there she figures out that there is more to her than just looks.
Votes: 156,281 | Gross: $96.52M
12. Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)
PG-13 | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Video game adventurer Lara Croft comes to life in a movie where she races against time and villains to recover powerful ancient artifacts.
Votes: 180,495 | Gross: $131.14M
13. The Princess Diaries (2001)
G | 111 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
Mia Thermopolis has just found out that she is the heir apparent to the throne of Genovia. With her friends Lilly and Michael Moscovitz in tow, she tries to navigate through the rest of her sixteenth year.
Votes: 111,618 | Gross: $108.25M
14. Zoolander (2001)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy
At the end of his career, a clueless fashion model is brainwashed to kill the Prime Minister of Malaysia.
Votes: 225,239 | Gross: $45.17M
15. Joe Dirt (2001)
PG-13 | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
After being abandoned by his parents at the Grand Canyon, Joe Dirt tells the story of his journey to find his parents.
Votes: 46,303 | Gross: $27.09M
16. The Others (2001)
PG-13 | 104 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A woman who lives in her darkened old family house with her two photosensitive children becomes convinced that the home is haunted.
Votes: 305,220 | Gross: $96.52M
17. The Wedding Planner (2001)
PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Romance
Mary Fiore is San Francisco's most successful supplier of romance and glamor. She knows all the tricks. She knows all the rules. But then she breaks the most important rule of all: she falls in love with the groom.
Votes: 68,853 | Gross: $60.40M
18. Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2001)
G | 82 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
An eight year-old boy genius and his friends must rescue their parents after the adults are abducted by aliens.
Votes: 27,332 | Gross: $80.94M
19. Ocean's Eleven (2001)
PG-13 | 116 min | Crime, Thriller
Danny Ocean and his eleven accomplices plan to rob three Las Vegas casinos simultaneously.
Votes: 460,772 | Gross: $183.42M
20. Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001)
PG | 87 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Dolittle must save a forest and a bear's life.
Votes: 38,090 | Gross: $112.95M
21. Max Keeble's Big Move (2001)
PG | 86 min | Comedy, Crime, Family
Max Keeble, the victim of his 7th grade class, plots revenge when he learns he's moving; it backfires when he doesn't move after all.
Votes: 6,503 | Gross: $17.29M
22. Kate & Leopold (2001)
PG-13 | 118 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
An English Duke from 1876 is inadvertedly dragged to modern day New York where he falls for a plucky advertising executive.
Votes: 72,225 | Gross: $47.12M
23. Jurassic Park III (2001)
PG-13 | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A decidedly odd couple with ulterior motives convince Dr. Grant to go to Isla Sorna, resulting in an unexpected landing, and startling new inhabitants on the island.
Votes: 260,635 | Gross: $181.17M
24. The Fast and the Furious (2001)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Los Angeles police officer Brian O'Connor must decide where his loyalty really lies when he becomes enamored with the street racing world he has been sent undercover to destroy.
Votes: 310,496 | Gross: $144.53M
25. A Knight's Tale (2001)
PG-13 | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
After his master dies, a peasant squire, fueled by his desire for food and glory, creates a new identity for himself as a knight.
Votes: 153,169 | Gross: $56.57M
26. Evolution (2001)
PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
A fire-fighting cadet, two college professors, and a geeky but sexy government scientist work against an alien organism that has been rapidly evolving since its arrival on Earth inside a meteor.
Votes: 110,557 | Gross: $38.35M
27. Cats & Dogs (2001)
PG | 87 min | Action, Comedy, Family
A look at the top-secret, high-tech espionage war going on between cats and dogs, of which their human owners are blissfully unaware.
Votes: 51,545 | Gross: $93.39M
28. Bubble Boy (2001)
PG-13 | 84 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
A young man who was born without an immune system and has lived his life within a plastic bubble in his bedroom finds out that the woman he has loved since childhood is about to be married ... See full summary »
Votes: 27,896 | Gross: $5.00M
29. Shallow Hal (2001)
PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A shallow man falls in love with a 300-pound woman because of her inner beauty.
Votes: 118,768 | Gross: $70.84M
30. Osmosis Jones (2001)
PG | 95 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
A policeman white blood cell, with the help of a cold pill, must stop a deadly virus from destroying the human they live in, Frank.
Votes: 28,740 | Gross: $13.60M
31. The Animal (2001)
PG-13 | 84 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
After receiving organ transplants from various animal donors, a man finds himself taking on the traits of those animals.
Votes: 52,274 | Gross: $57.74M
32. Enemy at the Gates (2001)
R | 131 min | Drama, History, War
A Russian and a German sniper play a game of cat-and-mouse during the Battle of Stalingrad.
Votes: 217,195 | Gross: $51.40M
33. A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
PG-13 | 146 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
A highly advanced robotic boy longs to become "real" so that he can regain the love of his human mother.
Votes: 268,056 | Gross: $78.62M
34. Vanilla Sky (2001)
R | 136 min | Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
A self-indulgent and vain publishing magnate finds his privileged life upended after a vehicular accident with a resentful lover.
Votes: 228,644 | Gross: $100.61M
35. Sweet November (2001)
PG-13 | 119 min | Drama, Romance
A workaholic executive, and an unconventional woman agree to a personal relationship for a short period. In this short period she changes his life.
Votes: 78,177 | Gross: $25.29M
36. How High (2001)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Fantasy
Two guys by the name of Silas and Jamal decided to one day smoke something magical, which eventually helps them to ace their college entrance exam.
Votes: 48,584 | Gross: $31.16M
37. Freddy Got Fingered (2001)
R | 87 min | Comedy
An unemployed cartoonist moves back in with his parents and younger brother Freddy. When his parents demand he leave, he begins to spread rumors that his father is sexually abusing Freddy.
Votes: 42,968 | Gross: $14.25M
38. America's Sweethearts (2001)
PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Romance
A movie publicist deals with the messy public split of his movie's co-stars while keeping reporters at bay while a reclusive director holds the film's print hostage.
Votes: 51,328 | Gross: $93.61M
39. Pearl Harbor (2001)
PG-13 | 183 min | Action, Drama, History
A tale of war and romance mixed in with history. The story follows two lifelong friends and a beautiful nurse who are caught up in the horror of an infamous Sunday morning in 1941.
Votes: 286,017 | Gross: $198.54M