Movieline

Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 24%

Antitrust (2001)

"Stay home and download. It's far more suspenseful."

Posted Apr 16, 2001

Daniel Papkin

2 81%

Shadow of the Vampire (2000)

"Though the storyline verges on silliness, Dafoe brilliantly captures both the cunning and the creepy isolation of the actor-vampire."

Posted Apr 16, 2001

Stephen Farber

3 17%

Dracula 2000 (2000)

"Lussier seems to find his choice of decor and special effects far more interesting than directing his charges or telling a story."

Posted Apr 16, 2001

Daniel Papkin

4 57%

The Gift (2000)

EDIT

Posted Apr 16, 2001

5 86%

State and Main (2000)

EDIT

Posted Apr 16, 2001

6 81%

The House of Mirth (2000)

"Not since A Room with a View has a classic novel been so perfectly realized on film."

Posted Apr 16, 2001

Michael Atkinson

7 53%

The Family Man (2000)

"So undernourished and one-dimensional that it begins to drag long before the misty-eyed conclusion."

Posted Apr 16, 2001

Stephen Farber

8 90%

Cast Away (2000)

"The bottom line is that Cast Away is reaching for so many cosmic truths that it never achieves the emotional kick that any survival story must have."

Posted Apr 16, 2001

Stephen Farber

9 81%

Pollock (2000)

"The honesty and integrity that have always distinguished Harris' acting are reflected in every element of this extraordinary film."

Posted Apr 16, 2001

Daniel Papkin

10 54%

What Women Want (2001)

EDIT

Posted Apr 16, 2001

11 63%

Chocolat (2000)

"Will the Mayor learn to dip his fingers in something more filling than holy water? Will Vianne find true love? Will eating too much ganache before finishing your haricots verts give you a stomachache?"

Posted Apr 16, 2001

Karen Moline

12 48%

Vertical Limit (2000)

EDIT

Posted Apr 16, 2001

13 68%

Unbreakable (2000)

"Smashing."

Posted Apr 16, 2001

Karen Moline

14 40%

Proof of Life (2000)

EDIT

Posted Apr 16, 2001

15 88%

Spring Forward (2000)

EDIT

Posted Apr 16, 2001

16 97%

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2001)

"It's a sugar high, fast, simple, polished and energetic."

Posted Apr 16, 2001

Michael Atkinson

17 73%

Before Night Falls (2001)

"Avoids many of the tragic biopic pitfalls."

Posted Apr 16, 2001

Michael Atkinson

18 28%

Once In The Life (2001)

EDIT

Posted Apr 16, 2001

19 73%

Finding Forrester (2000)

"Connery gives an immensely assured performance, and newcomer Brown is equally affecting."

Posted Apr 16, 2001

Stephen Farber

20 77%

O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)

"Wide-ranging ambition is a virtue in a director, but it finally counts for little if the crucial human details are missing."

Posted Apr 16, 2001

Stephen Farber

21 75%

Quills (2000)

Posted Apr 16, 2001

Stephen Farber

22 95%

You Can Count On Me (2000)

EDIT

Posted Apr 16, 2001

23 41%

The 6th Day (2000)

EDIT

Posted Apr 16, 2001

24 53%

How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)

"This very funny, visually stunning film is a delight from start to finish."

Posted Apr 16, 2001

Daniel Papkin

25 52%

Bounce (2000)

"[Gives] us two smart, likable characters to follow."

Posted Apr 16, 2001

Chris Phillips

26 14%

Red Planet (2000)

EDIT

Posted Apr 16, 2001

27 41%

Men of Honor (2000)

Posted Apr 16, 2001

Stephen Farber

28 22%

Little Nicky (2000)

"Easily Sandler's worst film, and an ill-assembled, cretinous wreck it is."

Posted Apr 16, 2001

Michael Atkinson

29 43%

The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000)

EDIT

Posted Apr 16, 2001

30 67%

Charlie's Angels (2000)

"Aims so low it could stub your toes."

Posted Apr 16, 2001

Michael Atkinson

31 52%

What's Cooking? (2000)

"A multi-culti hodgepodge of sitcom stereotypes and old jokes centered on one, painfully weak premise."

Posted Apr 16, 2001

Michael Atkinson

32 22%

Lucky Numbers (2000)

EDIT

Posted Apr 16, 2001

33 13%

Book of Shadows - Blair Witch 2 (2000)

EDIT

Posted Apr 16, 2001

34 11%

The Ladies Man (2000)

"The movie is an exercise in futility: why pay for this droning hell when it's free and short and funnier every Saturday night?"

Posted Apr 16, 2001

Michael Atkinson

35 57%

Dr. T & The Women (2000)

Posted Apr 16, 2001

Stephen Farber

36 76%

The Contender (2000)

EDIT

Posted Apr 16, 2001

37 85%

Billy Elliot (2000)

EDIT

Posted Apr 16, 2001

38 78%

Requiem for a Dream (2000)

"The film traces without flinching the arc of addiction from its escapist beginnings to its inevitable, all-too-real devastations."

Posted Apr 16, 2001

Daniel Papkin

39 84%

Meet the Parents (2000)

"Stiller, who is shaping up to be one of the most adept comic performers of our time, does a terrific job of building sympathy for the hapless outsider."

Posted Apr 16, 2001

Stephen Farber

40 48%

Bamboozled (2000)

"es, it's true that Hollywood has a lot to answer for in its portrayals of blacks as patsies and fools. But this fraudulent, self-important movie does little to rectify the situation."

Posted Apr 16, 2001

Stephen Farber

41 12%

Get Carter (2000)

EDIT

Posted Apr 16, 2001

42 63%

The Broken Hearts Club (2000)

EDIT

Posted Apr 16, 2001

43 95%

Best in Show (2000)

EDIT

Posted Apr 16, 2001

44 87%

Girlfight (2000)

"In contrast to many sports movies, Girlfight highlights Diana's personal evolution outside the arena, and this attention to the human drama underlying the battle makes an age-old story seem brand-new."

Posted Apr 16, 2001

Stephen Farber

45 11%

Boys and Girls (2000)

"Not for a moment could you believe you're watching actual, viable human beings."

Posted Apr 16, 2001

Michael Atkinson

46 16%

Beautiful (2000)

Posted Apr 16, 2001

Stephen Farber

47 88%

Almost Famous (2000)

"The movie doesn't quite deliver on its promise, but it's a likable piece of low-keyed entertainment."

Posted Apr 16, 2001

Stephen Farber

48 71%

Urbania (2000)

Posted Apr 16, 2001

Stephen Farber

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