The Top 250 Movies of the 2000s

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The Top 250 Movies of the 2000s
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Movie Title Release
Year
Director MPAA
Rating
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15 The Dark Knight 2008 Christopher Nolan PG13 -
50 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 2001 Peter Jackson PG13 -
64 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 2003 Peter Jackson PG13 -
77 Memento 2000 Christopher Nolan R -
83 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 2002 Peter Jackson PG13 -
103 Batman Begins 2005 Christopher Nolan PG13 -
105 The Departed 2006 Martin Scorsese R -
123 Inglourious Basterds 2009 Quentin Tarantino R -
139 Shaun of the Dead 2004 Edgar Wright R -
147 Kill Bill Vol. 1 2003 Quentin Tarantino R -
149 Gladiator 2000 Ridley Scott R -
156 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind 2004 Michel Gondry R -
159 No Country for Old Men 2007 Joel & Ethan Coen R -
176 In the Mood for Love 2000 Wong Kar-Wai PG -
191 Iron Man 2008 Jon Favreau PG13 -
192 City of God 2002 Fernando Meirelles, Kátia Lund R -
198 The Prestige 2006 Christopher Nolan PG13 -
217 WALL·E 2008 Andrew Stanton PG -
233 The Incredibles 2004 Brad Bird PG -
237 Finding Nemo 2003 Andrew Stanton G -
246 The Bourne Identity 2002 Doug Liman PG13 -
249 Oldboy 2003 Chan-wook Park R -
253 Kill Bill Vol. 2 2004 Quentin Tarantino R -
256 Snatch. 2000 Guy Ritchie R -
257 Pan's Labyrinth 2006 Guillermo del Toro R -
258 Spirited Away 2001 Hayao Miyazaki PG -
259 O Brother, Where Art Thou? 2000 Joel & Ethan Coen PG13 -
265 Ocean's Eleven 2001 Steven Soderbergh PG13 -
267 Children of Men 2006 Alfonso Cuarón R -
285 Monsters, Inc. 2001 Pete Docter G -
287 There Will Be Blood 2007 Paul Thomas Anderson R -
288 Memories of Murder 2003 Bong Joon Ho NR -
304 Catch Me If You Can 2002 Steven Spielberg PG13 -
312 Let the Right One In 2008 Tomas Alfredson R -
314 Amélie 2001 Jean-Pierre Jeunet R -
325 Star Trek 2009 J.J. Abrams PG13 -
333 Donnie Darko 2001 Richard Kelly R -
338 Hot Fuzz 2007 Edgar Wright R -
344 Casino Royale 2006 Martin Campbell PG13 -
356 Band of Brothers 2001 David Frankel, Mikael Salomon, Tom Hanks, David Leland, Richard Loncraine, David Nutter, Phil Alden Robinson, Tony To NR -
362 American Psycho 2000 Mary Harron R -
363 Up 2009 Pete Docter, Bob Peterson PG -
369 28 Days Later... 2002 Danny Boyle R -
380 Moon 2009 Duncan Jones R -
401 In Bruges 2008 Martin McDonagh R -
406 Almost Famous 2000 Cameron Crowe R -
415 V for Vendetta 2006 James McTeigue R -
431 Requiem for a Dream 2000 Darren Aronofsky NC17 -
441 Serenity 2005 Joss Whedon PG13 -
447 Sin City 2005 Frank Miller, Robert Rodriguez, Quentin Tarantino R -
458 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl 2003 Gore Verbinski PG13 -
468 The Bourne Supremacy 2004 Paul Greengrass PG13 -
472 The Bourne Ultimatum 2007 Paul Greengrass PG13 -
492 The Wrestler 2008 Darren Aronofsky R -
498 High Fidelity 2000 Stephen Frears R -
500 X-Men 2000 Bryan Singer PG13 -
509 Spider-Man 2002 Sam Raimi PG13 -
517 Minority Report 2002 Steven Spielberg PG13 -
518 Superbad 2007 Greg Mottola R -
525 Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy 2004 Adam McKay PG13 -
535 Zombieland 2009 Ruben Fleischer R -
536 District 9 2009 Neill Blomkamp R -
538 Lost in Translation 2003 Sofia Coppola R -
539 Brick 2005 Rian Johnson R -
542 The Hangover 2009 Todd Phillips R -
544 Gangs of New York 2002 Martin Scorsese R -
546 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban 2004 Alfonso Cuarón PG -
570 Slumdog Millionaire 2008 Danny Boyle, Loveleen Tandan R -
579 The Lives of Others 2006 Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck R -
580 Once 2006 John Carney R -
584 Little Miss Sunshine 2006 Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris R -
591 The Royal Tenenbaums 2001 Wes Anderson R -
598 Cast Away 2000 Robert Zemeckis PG13 -
599 Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang 2005 Shane Black R -
605 The 40-Year-Old Virgin 2005 Judd Apatow R -
606 A Beautiful Mind 2001 Ron Howard PG13 -
612 (500) Days of Summer 2009 Marc Webb PG13 -
615 Ratatouille 2007 Brad Bird G -
617 Battle Royale 2000 Kinji Fukasaku NR -
632 Howl's Moving Castle 2004 Hayao Miyazaki PG -
639 The Devil's Backbone 2001 Guillermo del Toro R -
652 Watchmen 2009 Zack Snyder R -
656 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 2000 Ang Lee PG13 -
667 The Diving Bell and the Butterfly 2007 Julian Schnabel PG13 -
683 Fantastic Mr. Fox 2009 Wes Anderson PG -
693 Unbreakable 2000 M. Night Shyamalan PG13 -
702 The Pianist 2002 Roman Polanski R -
711 Gran Torino 2008 Clint Eastwood R -
714 300 2007 Zack Snyder R -
718 Adaptation 2002 Spike Jonze R -
720 Big Fish 2003 Tim Burton PG13 -
722 Shrek 2001 Andrew Adamson, Vicky Jenson PG -
730 The Hurt Locker 2008 Kathryn Bigelow R -
731 Infernal Affairs 2002 Wai-keung Lau R -
742 Before Sunset 2004 Richard Linklater R -
753 Synecdoche, New York 2008 Charlie Kaufman R -
754 Juno 2007 Jason Reitman PG13 -
762 Spider-Man 2 2004 Sam Raimi PG13 -
772 X2 2003 Bryan Singer PG13 -
773 Training Day 2001 Antoine Fuqua R -
789 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone 2001 Chris Columbus PG -
804 Black Hawk Down 2001 Ridley Scott R -
808 The Fall 2006 Tarsem Singh R -
817 Avatar 2009 James Cameron PG13 -
847 The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford 2007 Andrew Dominik R -
850 Mulholland Dr. 2001 David Lynch R -
859 A Prophet 2009 Jacques Audiard R -
861 Paprika 2006 Satoshi Kon R -
863 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire 2005 Mike Newell PG13 -
891 Up in the Air 2009 Jason Reitman R -
892 The Secret in Their Eyes 2009 Juan José Campanella R -
896 Zodiac 2007 David Fincher R -
898 The Station Agent 2003 Thomas McCarthy R -
899 Best in Show 2000 Christopher Guest NR -
902 Collateral 2004 Michael Mann R -
904 Primer 2004 Shane Carruth PG13 -
916 Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance 2002 Chan-wook Park R -
932 A History of Violence 2005 David Cronenberg R -
933 Mother 2009 Bong Joon Ho NR -
944 Ip Man 2008 Wilson Yip NR -
945 Mary and Max 2009 Adam Elliot PG -
951 Gone Baby Gone 2007 Ben Affleck R -
955 Walk the Line 2005 James Mangold PG13 -
957 Amores Perros 2000 Alejandro González Iñárritu R -
959 Hedwig and The Angry Inch 2001 John Cameron Mitchell R -
964 Into the Wild 2007 Sean Penn R -
965 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix 2007 David Yates PG13 -
969 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince 2009 David Yates PG -
973 Tropic Thunder 2008 Ben Stiller R -
978 Taken 2008 Pierre Morel PG13 -
986 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days 2007 Cristian Mungiu NR -
995 A Serious Man 2009 Joel & Ethan Coen R -
998 Knocked Up 2007 Judd Apatow R -
999 Eastern Promises 2007 David Cronenberg R -
1003 Lady Vengeance 2005 Chan-wook Park R -
1008 Y Tu Mamá También 2001 Alfonso Cuarón NR -
1015 Mystic River 2003 Clint Eastwood R -
1020 You Can Count on Me 2000 Kenneth Lonergan R -
1022 In the Loop 2009 Armando Iannucci NR -
1025 Road to Perdition 2002 Sam Mendes R -
1050 Caché 2005 Michael Haneke R -
1059 3:10 to Yuma 2007 James Mangold R -
1084 Dear Zachary 2008 Kurt Kuenne NR -
1091 Million Dollar Baby 2004 Clint Eastwood PG13 -
1092 Milk 2008 Gus Van Sant R -
1094 Forgetting Sarah Marshall 2008 Nicholas Stoller R -
1117 The Girl Who Leapt Through Time 2006 Mamoru Hosoda NR -
1120 The Proposition 2005 John Hillcoat R -
1129 Traffic 2000 Steven Soderbergh R -
1138 Talk to Her 2002 Pedro Almodóvar R -
1139 Thank You for Smoking 2005 Jason Reitman R -
1143 The White Ribbon 2009 Michael Haneke R -
1148 Garden State 2004 Zach Braff R -
1156 School of Rock 2003 Richard Linklater PG13 -
1166 The Orphanage 2007 Juan Antonio Bayona R -
1172 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 2002 Chris Columbus PG -
1184 Sherlock Holmes 2009 Guy Ritchie PG13 -
1188 This Is England 2006 Shane Meadows NR -
1193 Hunger 2008 Steve McQueen NR -
1196 Sexy Beast 2000 Jonathan Glazer R -
1197 The Last Samurai 2003 Edward Zwick R -
1198 Dancer in the Dark 2000 Lars von Trier R -
1202 [REC] 2007 Jaume Balagueró, Paco Plaza R -
1206 Yi Yi: A One and a Two 2000 Edward Yang NR -
1213 Blood Diamond 2006 Edward Zwick R -
1215 Punch-Drunk Love 2002 Paul Thomas Anderson R -
1216 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith 2005 George Lucas PG13 -
1220 Hero 2002 Yimou Zhang PG13 -
1223 Love Actually 2003 Richard Curtis R -
1228 The King of Kong 2007 Seth Gordon PG13 -
1231 Grizzly Man 2005 Werner Herzog R -
1243 Inside Man 2006 Spike Lee R -
1248 Old School 2003 Todd Phillips R -
1259 Wedding Crashers 2005 David Dobkin R -
1273 Elf 2003 Jon Favreau PG -
1285 Munich 2005 Steven Spielberg R -
1294 Downfall 2004 Oliver Hirschbiegel R -
1296 Persepolis 2007 Vincent Paronnaud, Marjane Satrapi PG13 -
1297 Cowboy Bebop: The Movie 2001 Shinichirô Watanabe NR -
1298 Little Children 2006 Todd Field R -
1300 Coraline 2009 Henry Selick PG -
1301 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou 2004 Wes Anderson R -
1312 Mysterious Skin 2004 Gregg Araki NC17 -
1313 Good Night, and Good Luck. 2005 George Clooney PG -
1326 Hellboy 2004 Guillermo del Toro PG13 -
1329 Sunshine 2007 Danny Boyle R -
1330 Pineapple Express 2008 David Gordon Green R -
1333 The Darjeeling Limited 2007 Wes Anderson R -
1339 Hotel Rwanda 2004 Terry George PG13 -
1360 25th Hour 2002 Spike Lee R -
1366 Wet Hot American Summer 2001 David Wain R -
1368 The Squid and the Whale 2005 Noah Baumbach R -
1369 Doubt 2008 John Patrick Shanley PG13 -
1373 Mean Girls 2004 Mark Waters PG13 -
1377 Man on Wire 2008 James Marsh PG13 -
1382 Zoolander 2001 Ben Stiller PG13 -
1385 Millennium Actress 2001 Satoshi Kon PG -
1386 The Fog of War 2003 Errol Morris PG13 -
1407 Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog 2008 Joss Whedon NR -
1410 American Splendor 2003 Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini R -
1432 Ghost World 2001 Terry Zwigoff R -
1442 Black Dynamite 2009 Scott Sanders R -
1449 Remember the Titans 2000 Boaz Yakin PG -
1462 Frost/Nixon 2008 Ron Howard R -
1469 Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring 2003 Ki-duk Kim R -
1477 The Aviator 2004 Martin Scorsese PG13 -
1478 Grindhouse 2007 Robert Rodriguez, Quentin Tarantino R -
1482 Tokyo Godfathers 2003 Satoshi Kon PG13 -
1483 Mr. Nobody 2009 Jaco van Dormael NR -
1489 The Good, The Bad, The Weird 2008 Jee-woon Kim R -
1500 Timecrimes 2007 Nacho Vigalondo R -
1503 Stranger Than Fiction 2006 Marc Forster PG13 -
1508 Moulin Rouge 2001 Baz Luhrmann PG13 -
1511 Ichi the Killer 2001 Takashi Miike NR -
1512 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo 2009 Niels Arden Oplev NR -
1522 A Single Man 2009 Tom Ford R -
1529 I Am Legend 2007 Francis Lawrence PG13 -
1531 I Love You, Man 2009 John Hamburg R -
1534 Volver 2006 Pedro Almodóvar R -
1536 Wonder Boys 2000 Curtis Hanson R -
1539 Kung Fu Hustle 2004 Stephen Chow R -
1542 Bronson 2008 Nicolas Winding Refn R -
1544 Irreversible 2002 Gaspar Noé NR -
1550 Good Bye Lenin! 2003 Wolfgang Becker R -
1552 Half Nelson 2006 Ryan Fleck R -
1558 The Host 2006 Bong Joon Ho NR -
1560 Meet the Parents 2000 Jay Roach PG13 -
1568 An Education 2009 Lone Scherfig PG13 -
1571 Sideways 2004 Alexander Payne R -
1572 Brokeback Mountain 2005 Ang Lee R -
1580 In America 2002 Jim Sheridan PG13 -
1585 The Visitor 2007 Thomas McCarthy PG13 -
1588 Letters from Iwo Jima 2006 Clint Eastwood R -
1592 Michael Clayton 2007 Tony Gilroy R -
1595 Ponyo 2008 Hayao Miyazaki G -
1598 Enter the Void 2009 Gaspar Noé NR -
1602 Team America: World Police 2004 Trey Parker R -
1604 Dodgeball 2004 Rawson Marshall Thurber PG13 -
1607 The Triplets of Belleville 2003 Sylvain Chomet PG13 -
1610 Lars and the Real Girl 2007 Craig Gillespie PG13 -
1615 Waltz with Bashir 2008 Ari Folman R -
1617 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button 2008 David Fincher PG13 -
1627 The Illusionist 2006 Neil Burger PG13 -
1628 A Very Long Engagement 2004 Jean-Pierre Jeunet R -
1633 In the Bedroom 2001 Todd Field R -
1638 Dogtooth 2009 Yorgos Lanthimos NR -
1645 The Brothers Bloom 2009 Rian Johnson PG13 -
1649 Super Troopers 2001 Jay Chandrasekhar R -
1660 Equilibrium 2002 Kurt Wimmer R -
1661 The Machinist 2004 Brad Anderson R -

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