Top Movies of 2001


The top movies of 2001 list is calculated by community movie ratings and members' "Top Movies List". Lists are updated daily.

91. Spy Game

Year of Release: 2001
Overall Rating: 2.6 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Thriller/Drama
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Tony Scott
Actors: Brad Pitt, Robert Redford, Catherine McCormack, Todd Boyce, Ted Maynard, Stephen Dillane
Plot: Tom Biship and Nathan Muir have a relationship that is interesting to the CIA investigators regrading a raid by Biship into China.

92. Iron Monkey ( Siu nin Wong Fei Hung ji: Tit Ma Lau )

Year of Release: 2001
Overall Rating: 2.6 out of 4 stars
Language: Mandarin
Genre: Action/Comedy
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Woo-ping Yuen
Actors: Rongguang Yu, Jean Wang, Donnie Yen, James Wong, Shi-Kwan Yen, Shun-Yee Yuen
Plot: A masked man known as the "Iron Monkey" fights corruption within the Chinese government. A sometimes funny "Robin Hood" like tale that heats up when an evil Shalom monk comes to town.

93. Lumumba

Year of Release: 2001
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: French
Genre: Biography/Drama
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Raoul Peck
Actors: Eriq Ebouaney, Alex Descas, Théophile Sowié, Maka Kotto, Dieudonné Kabongo, Pascal N'Zonzi

94. Bread and Tulips ( Pane e tulipani )

Year of Release: 2001
Overall Rating: 2.7 out of 4 stars
Language: Italian
Genre: Comedy/Drama
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Silvio Soldini
Actors: Licia Maglietta, Bruno Ganz, Giuseppe Battiston, Antonio Catania, Marina Massironi, Felice Andreasi
Plot: A repressed Italian housewife's family accidentally leaves her behind on their vacation in Venice. She decides to stay on and builds a new life for herself among a motley group of newfound friends. Her husband, however, is not happy with this new arrangement and sends a bumbling amateur detective to track her down.

95. Joy Ride

Year of Release: 2001
Overall Rating: 2.5 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Thriller/Action
MPAA Rating: R
Director: John Dahl
Actors: Steve Zahn, Paul Walker, Leelee Sobieski, Jessica Bowman, Stuart Stone, Brian Leckner
Plot: A young man, his high school sweetheart and his ex-con brother embark on a road trip. After playing a cruel trick with the CB on truck driver "Rusty Nail", they finds themselves fighting for their lives against the psychotic trucker.

96. Behind Enemy Lines

Year of Release: 2001
Overall Rating: 2.5 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/War
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: John Moore
Actors: Owen Wilson, Gene Hackman, Gabriel Macht, Charles Malik Whitfield, David Keith, Olek Krupa
Plot: In the final stages of a NATO peacekeeping mission in Bosnia in December 1995. A Navy navigator is shot down over enemy territory and is ruthlessly pursued by a secret police enforcer and the opposing troops. Meanwhile his commanding officer goes against orders in an attempt to rescue him.

97. Sordid Lives

Year of Release: 2001
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Del Shores
Actors: Olivia Newton-John, Kirk Geiger, Beau Bridges, Delta Burke, Bonnie Bedelia, Newell Alexander

98. Rush Hour 2

Year of Release: 2001
Overall Rating: 2.5 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Comedy
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Brett Ratner
Actors: Jackie Chan, Chris Tucker, John Lone, Ziyi Zhang, Roselyn Sanchez, Harris Yulin
Plot: A Hong Kong vacation for Detective James Carter is turned into another adventure with Inspector Lee when they uncover a Triad gang leader involved in counterfeiting and bombings.

99. The Mists of Avalon

Year of Release: 2001
Overall Rating: 2.7 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Fantasy
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Uli Edel
Actors: Anjelica Huston, Julianna Margulies, Joan Allen, Samantha Mathis, Caroline Goodall, Edward Atterton

100. Barbie in the Nutcracker

Year of Release: 2001
Overall Rating: 2.7 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Animation/Family
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Owen Hurley
Actors: Kelly Sheridan, Kirby Morrow, Tim Curry, Peter Kelamis, Christopher Gaze, French Tickner
Plot: The first computer animated Barbie movie, the story is loosely adapted from E. T. A. Hoffmann's story "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King" and uses music and choreography from Tchaikovsky's ballet "The Nutcracker".

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