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.

61. A Knight's Tale

Year of Release: 2001
Overall Rating: 2.6 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Adventure
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Brian Helgeland
Actors: Heath Ledger, Rufus Sewell, Shannyn Sossamon, Paul Bettany, Laura Fraser, Alan Tudyk
Plot: A young squire by the name of Will Thatcher poses as a knight to win glory and fame (and hopefully the heart of the beautiful Jocelyn) with the help of Wot, Roland and his herald, none other than Chaucer himself. Comedy and adventure ensue.

62. From Hell

Year of Release: 2001
Overall Rating: 2.6 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Horror
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes
Actors: Johnny Depp, Heather Graham, Ian Holm, Robbie Coltrane, Ian Richardson, Jason Flemyng
Plot: The true life horror story of Jack the Ripper gets a new spin.

63. Cure

Year of Release: 2001
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: Japanese
Genre: Crime/Thriller
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa
Actors: Kji Yakusho, Masato Hagiwara, Tsuyoshi Ujiki, Anna Nakagawa, Yoriko Douguchi, Yukijiro Hotaru
Plot: A series of gruesome murders sweeps Tokyo - each murderer is found near the victim with no recollection of having killed anyone. A young, strange man is the only tentative link to the crimes and he starts having an effect on the people around him.

64. Atlantis: The Lost Empire

Year of Release: 2001
Overall Rating: 2.7 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Animation/Action
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Kirk Wise, Gary Trousdale
Actors: Michael J. Fox, Corey Burton, Claudia Christian, James Garner, John Mahoney, Leonard Nimoy
Plot: A professor that is terribly infatuated with the myth of Atlantis seeks funding for an expedition to find it. When he receives the funding and a top-notch team to aid him they set off to discover Atlantis. That's when everything goes wrong!

65. Down from the Mountain

Year of Release: 2001
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Documentary
MPAA Rating: G
Director: Nick Doob, Chris Hegedus, D.A. Pennebaker
Actors: Emmylou Harris, Alison Krauss, Nathan Best, John Hartford, Gillian Welch, Ralph Stanley

66. My First Mister

Year of Release: 2001
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Christine Lahti
Actors: Albert Brooks, John Goodman, Carol Kane, Michael McKean, Leelee Sobieski, Katee Sackhoff

67. Hearts in Atlantis

Year of Release: 2001
Overall Rating: 2.7 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Mystery
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Scott Hicks
Actors: Anthony Hopkins, Anton Yelchin, Hope Davis, Mika Boorem, David Morse, Alan Tudyk

68. The Last Castle

Year of Release: 2001
Overall Rating: 2.7 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Rod Lurie
Actors: Robert Redford, James Gandolfini, Mark Ruffalo, Steve Burton, Delroy Lindo, Paul Calderon
Plot: A Vietnam War veteran gets convicted of a crime and sent to prison, where he is constantly tested.

69. My Voyage to Italy ( mio viaggio in Italia, Il )

Year of Release: 2001
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Documentary
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Martin Scorsese
Actors: Martin Scorsese

70. The Score

Year of Release: 2001
Overall Rating: 2.6 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Frank Oz
Actors: Robert De Niro, Edward Norton, Marlon Brando, Angela Bassett, Gary Farmer, Paul Soles
Plot: An aging thief is set to retire, but his wily partner brings him back in for one more score: a French scepter in the Montreal Customs House. Joining with brash, young thief the only question is which man is going to outsmart the other.

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