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.

41. Waking Life

Year of Release: 2001
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Animation/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Richard Linklater
Actors: Wiley Wiggins, Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Caveh Zahedi, Robert C. Solomon, Adam Goldberg

42. Baby Boy

Year of Release: 2001
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Romance
MPAA Rating: R
Director: John Singleton
Actors: Tyrese Gibson, Taraji P. Henson, Omar Gooding, Tamara LaSeon Bass, Ving Rhames, Snoop Dogg
Plot: A young guy tries to find his way to manhood, but en route encounters problems with his mother's new boyfriend and his son's mother.

43. Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Year of Release: 2001
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: John Cameron Mitchell
Actors: John Cameron Mitchell, Miriam Shor, Stephen Trask, Theodore Liscinski, Rob Campbell, Michael Aronov

44. Gosford Park

Year of Release: 2001
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Mystery/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Robert Altman
Actors: Michael Gambon, Maggie Smith, Camilla Rutherford, Kristin Scott Thomas , Tom Hollander, Ryan Phillippe
Plot: A mystery involving a party in a wealthy persons house in which the servants are upstairs and the guests are down stairs. Set in 1932.

45. Ichi the Killer ( Koroshiya 1 )

Year of Release: 2001
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: Japanese
Genre: Action/Crime
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Takashi Miike
Actors: Tadanobu Asano, Nao Omori, Shinya Tsukamoto, Paulyn Sun, Susumu Terajima, Shun Sugata
Plot: A sadistic Yakuza gangster searches for the man responsible of killing his boss. An ex-cop has a deranged killer of his own and between the two, the streets will run red with blood.

46. Father and Daughter

Year of Release: 2001
Overall Rating: 3.5 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Animation/Drama
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Michael Dudok de Wit
Plot: A girl awaits the return of her long lost father.

47. Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures

Year of Release: 2001
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Documentary/Biography
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Jan Harlan
Actors: Tom Cruise, Stanley Kubrick, Martin Scorsese, Paul Mazursky, Jack Nicholson, Woody Allen
Plot: Stanley Kubrick's frequent collaborator and brother-in-law, Jan Harlan, offers a fascinating inside look at the genius behind such films as 2001: A Space Odyssey, A Clockwork Orange, Full Metal Jacket and Dr. Strangelove.

48. Road Home, The ( Wo de fu qin mu qin )

Year of Release: 2001
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: Mandarin
Genre: Drama/Romance
MPAA Rating: G
Director: Yimou Zhang
Actors: Ziyi Zhang, Honglei Sun, Hao Zheng, Yulian Zhao, Bin Li, Guifa Chang

49. Baran

Year of Release: 2001
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: Persian
Genre: Adventure/Drama
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Majid Majidi
Actors: Hossein Abedini, Zahra Bahrami, Mohammad Amir Naji, Hossein Mahjoub, Abbas Rahimi, Gholam Ali Bakhshi
Plot: Lateef's hardships increase when he is shifted to heavy labor from being a kitchen help at a construction site in Tehran. The reason being Rahmat, an Afghan boy who has replaced him. Filled with anger, Lateef decides to make life hell for Rahmat. However Lateef soon discovers that Rahmat is indeed a girl named Baran, and gets to know her story. His feelings for her grow while he does everything he can to alleviate her hardships at work. But the love was to be short lived as soon Baran and her family are forced to leave town.

50. Monster's Ball

Year of Release: 2001
Overall Rating: 2.7 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Romance
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Marc Forster
Actors: Billy Bob Thornton, Halle Berry, Heath Ledger, Peter Boyle, Taylor Simpson, Gabrielle Witcher

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