The year 2000 not only marked the beginning of the 21st century, but it also became a year known for producing many classics, which remain some of the greatest and highest-rated films of all time.
Several first installments of popular film series such as X Men, Final DestinationAnd horror movie was released that year, but from an extensive list of great movies to choose from, rotten Tomatoes The list has been narrowed down to the top ten who have made an impact in the film industry.
chicken Run is a stop-motion animated comedy film that tells the story of a band of British chickens whose lives are dictated by the grueling daily task of laying eggs. His owner, Mr and Mrs Tweedy (Tony Hegarth And Miranda Richardson), will eat them as a chicken pie if they stop laying eggs. Once an American Rooster, Rocky Rhodes (Once His Life Changes)Mel Gibson), crash lands on their coop. As Rocky seems to be the only chicken that knows how to fly, the leader of the British chickens, Ginger (Julia Savlaha), asks Rocky to teach him and the rest of his cop to fly to their freedom.
With a Rotten Tomatoes rating of 97%, chicken Run It was considered one of the highest rated films of the year 2000, if not the best, and later became the highest-grossing stop-motion animated film of all time. It grossed a total of $227 million against a production budget of $42 to $45 million.
yi yi is a Taiwanese drama film directed by three members of the same family, father and engineer, N.J.wu nien-jen), teen daughter Ting-Ting (Kelly Lee), and younger son Yang-Yang (Jonathan Chang) While NJ struggles with feeling satisfied with his profession and tries to transition into a video gaming business, Ting-Ting and Yang-Yang grapple with the problems many young people face together with their father NJ. She has to take care of her mother-in-law, who is in a coma.
director yi yi, edward yangRecognized as Best Director at the 2000 Cannes Film Festival, where the film made its debut and also won the Palme d’Or (the highest award given at the Cannes Film Festival) trophy. yi yi It has a rating of 97% on Rotten Tomatoes.
considered to be one of Christopher Nolanabest work of Memento Follows a man named Leonard (Guy Pierce) and his attempt to find the perpetrator who raped and murdered his wife Katherine (Jorja FoxHowever, his task becomes more difficult due to suffering from anterograde amnesia, a rare condition where a person is unable to form new memories after suffering amnesia from an event or accident. Although he can recall memories and events of his life before the accident, he cannot remember what happened ten minutes earlier and how, where, when and why he does everything.
Received many positive reviews from the audience and film critics, Memento Received a rating of 93% on Rotten Tomatoes. Five years after the film’s release in 2005, Writers Guild of America Involved Memento In his list of the 101 greatest screenplays ever written.
‘Taste of Others’
taste of others is a French film directed and written by, and starring Agnes Jouik, The film stars a successful businessman, Castella (Jean-Pierre Bacrich), who out of boredom his wife Anglic (Christian Millet) invitation to the performance of Racine’s “Berenice”. Instead of focusing on the show, she finds herself with the lead actress, Clara (anne alvaro,
As he decides to attend another performance of Clara and later joins her for lunch after the show, his attraction to her deepens, and his relationship with his wife Angelique falls apart. goes. What makes the film unique is its comedic take on a somewhat controversial subject. The site also gave the film an impressive 98% rating.
‘You can count on me’
you can count on me is a drama film written and directed by (in his directorial debut) Kenneth Lonergan, Sammy (Laura Linney), works in a bank and is a protective mother of eight-year-old son Rudy (Rory Culkin) when Sammy’s brother Terry (mark ruffalo) visits her and decides to be with her, Terry forms a close relationship with Rudy, and they bond well. At work, Sammy clashes with a new manager and reconciles with an old boyfriend, Bob (Matthew Broderick), as well as trying to juggle between helping his brother get his life back on track and protecting his son at all costs.
The film shows the struggle of being a single mother, living her own life as well as reflecting on the lives of others around her. It has a rating of 95% on Rotten Tomatoes.
traffic There is a film that explores America’s war on drugs and is called In Three separate but intertwined stories. The first story involves two police officers, Javier Rodriguez (benicio del toro) and his partner Manolo Sanchez (jacob vargas) that subtract that General Salazar (Tomas Million), a high-ranking Mexican official, becomes secretly involved in corruption and cartel play.
The second story follows Robert Wakefield, an Ohio judge (Michael Douglas), nicknamed a drug czar: a person in control of directing drug-control policies. While he takes his profession seriously, Wakefield is unaware that his daughter is a heroin addict. Final Story Two DEA agents, Montel Gordon (don cheadle) and Ray Castro (Luis Guzmano), who is in search of wife Helena (Catherine Zeta Jones), who after discovering that her jailed husband is a drug baron, turns to his underworld and continues to profit from his business. traffic It is rated 92% on Rotten Tomatoes and was nominated for nearly 150 awards, some of which were won by Academy Awards, Golden Globe Awards and Screen Actors Guild Awards.
high fidelity is a romantic comedy that follows the life of a boss, Rob Gordon (John Cusack), at a fail-safe record store in Chicago, where he spends much of his time with his friend Barry Judd (Jack Black) The only impetus in Gordon’s life is his encyclopedic knowledge of pop music and culture, but when his longtime girlfriend Laura (eben jejele) ends their relationship abruptly, he investigates their previous failed romances and the reasons behind these break-ups.
Gordon realizes that he has never taken anything too seriously and is always a foot out of the door, a recurring pattern present in his romantic life and personal ambition. high fidelity It received many positive reviews from film critics such as Roger Ebert, dason howeAnd Stephen Holden and has received favorable reviews from general audiences with a 91% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
‘best in Show’
You can recognize the iconic pair from here shits creekBut Eugene Levy And Katherine O’Hara have worked together and acted in eight films and one show, and one of them was best in Show, The mockumentary comedy film follows five entrants to the country’s most anticipated dog competition show, the Mayflower Dog Show.
Five entrants and owners with surprisingly distinctive personalities: Gerry and Cookie Flack (Eugene Levy and Katherine O’Hara), a middle-class couple from Florida, Meg and Hamilton Swan, a yuppie (young urban professional) couple.parker pose And Michael Hitchcock), and gay couple Scott Donlan and Stephan Vanderhoff (John Michael Higgins And Michael McKeanMake your dogs proud and compete against each other in America’s most anticipated dog show. With an approval rating of 93% on Rotten Tomatoes, best in Show It is a widely loved comedy with a catchy premise and talented cast.
Mark Singer‘s bad days is a documentary that follows the lives of homeless people who live among Manhattan’s underground tunnels that are no longer in use. bad days Filming had to be done within a two-and-a-half year period due to financial difficulties and to protect the tunnel residents, who were at risk of being forcibly evicted by the Amtrak tunnel.
bad days It won three awards at the Sundance Film Festival, namely the Audience Award for: Documentary, the Excellence Award in Cinematography: Documentary, and the Freedom of Expression Award. Dark Days has an approval rating of 94% on Rotten Tomatoes.
‘Dirt and Fury’
filth and fury is a British rockumentary in the genre of punk fashion, consisting of unseen archive footage of the Sex Pistols. this is also the director Julian TempleThe second film about the band, the first film The Great Rock and Roll Swindle,
It explores the rise, fall and eventual downfall of the Sex Pistols. Much of the rockumentary is based on interviews with surviving band members. filth and fury Received an approval rating of 95% on Rotten Tomatoes.
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