My Favorite Movies from 2001

by jgiles-367-954534 | created - 23 Dec 2017 | updated - 4 months ago | Public

These are favorite movies of mine from 2001 that I still enjoy today.

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1. Training Day (2001)

R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

69 Metascore

On his first day on the job as a Los Angeles narcotics officer, a rookie cop goes beyond a full work day in training within the narcotics division of the L.A.P.D. with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears to be.

Director: Antoine Fuqua | Stars: Denzel Washington, Ethan Hawke, Scott Glenn, Tom Berenger

Votes: 362,618 | Gross: $76.63M

2. Jeepers Creepers (2001)

R | 90 min | Horror, Mystery

49 Metascore

A brother and sister driving home through isolated countryside for spring break encounter a flesh-eating creature which is in the midst of its ritualistic eating spree.

Director: Victor Salva | Stars: Gina Philips, Justin Long, Jonathan Breck, Patricia Belcher

Votes: 104,385 | Gross: $37.90M

3. The Fast and the Furious (2001)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

58 Metascore

Los Angeles police officer Brian O'Conner must decide where his loyalty really lies when he becomes enamored with the street racing world he has been sent undercover to destroy.

Director: Rob Cohen | Stars: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster

Votes: 326,535 | Gross: $144.53M

4. The Pledge (I) (2001)

R | 124 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

71 Metascore

A retiring police detective pledges to catch the killer of a young child.

Director: Sean Penn | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Benicio Del Toro, Patricia Clarkson, Beau Daniels

Votes: 50,723 | Gross: $19.72M

5. Monster's Ball (2001)

R | 111 min | Drama, Romance

69 Metascore

After a family tragedy, a racist prison guard reexamines his attitudes while falling in love with the African American wife of the last prisoner he executed.

Director: Marc Forster | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Halle Berry, Taylor Simpson, Gabrielle Witcher

Votes: 79,389 | Gross: $31.25M

6. Swordfish (2001)

R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

32 Metascore

A covert counter-terrorist unit called Black Cell led by Gabriel Shear wants the money to help finance their war against international terrorism, but it's all locked away. Gabriel brings in convicted hacker Stanley Jobson to help him.

Director: Dominic Sena | Stars: John Travolta, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Don Cheadle

Votes: 170,492 | Gross: $69.77M

7. The Wedding Planner (2001)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Romance

33 Metascore

Mary Fiore is San Francisco's most successful supplier of romance and glamor. She knows all the tricks. She knows all the rules. But then she breaks the most important rule of all: she falls in love with the groom.

Director: Adam Shankman | Stars: Jennifer Lopez, Matthew McConaughey, Bridgette Wilson-Sampras, Justin Chambers

Votes: 71,894 | Gross: $60.40M

8. American Pie 2 (2001)

R | 108 min | Comedy

43 Metascore

Jim and his friends are now in college, and they decide to meet up at the beach house for some fun.

Director: J.B. Rogers | Stars: Jason Biggs, Seann William Scott, Shannon Elizabeth, Alyson Hannigan

Votes: 228,220 | Gross: $145.10M

9. In the Bedroom (2001)

R | 130 min | Crime, Drama

86 Metascore

A New England couple's college-aged son dates an older woman who has two small children and an unwelcome ex-husband.

Director: Todd Field | Stars: Tom Wilkinson, Sissy Spacek, Nick Stahl, Marisa Tomei

Votes: 36,107 | Gross: $35.93M

10. From Hell (2001)

R | 122 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

54 Metascore

In Victorian-era London, a troubled clairvoyant police detective investigates the murders of Jack the Ripper.

Directors: Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes | Stars: Johnny Depp, Heather Graham, Ian Holm, Robbie Coltrane

Votes: 140,823 | Gross: $31.60M

11. Thir13en Ghosts (2001)

R | 91 min | Horror

30 Metascore

When Cyrus Kriticos, a very rich collector of unique things dies, he leaves it all to his nephew and his family. All including his house, his fortune, and his malicious collection of ghosts!

Director: Steve Beck | Stars: Tony Shalhoub, Shannon Elizabeth, Embeth Davidtz, Matthew Lillard

Votes: 75,154 | Gross: $41.87M

12. Rat Race (2001)

PG-13 | 112 min | Adventure, Comedy

52 Metascore

A Las Vegas casino magnate, determined to find a new avenue for wagering, sets up a race for money.

Director: Jerry Zucker | Stars: Breckin Meyer, Amy Smart, Whoopi Goldberg, Vince Vieluf

Votes: 104,012 | Gross: $56.62M

13. Life as a House (2001)

R | 125 min | Drama

45 Metascore

When a man is diagnosed with terminal cancer, he takes custody of his misanthropic teenage son, for whom quality time means getting high, engaging in small-time prostitution, and avoiding his father.

Director: Irwin Winkler | Stars: Hayden Christensen, Kevin Kline, Kristin Scott Thomas, Jena Malone

Votes: 41,875 | Gross: $15.65M

14. Save the Last Dance (2001)

PG-13 | 112 min | Drama, Music, Romance

53 Metascore

A white midwestern girl moves to Chicago, where her new boyfriend is a black teen from the South Side with a rough, semi-criminal past.

Director: Thomas Carter | Stars: Julia Stiles, Sean Patrick Thomas, Kerry Washington, Fredro Starr

Votes: 54,590 | Gross: $91.06M

15. Bandits (2001)

PG-13 | 123 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

60 Metascore

Two bank robbers fall in love with the girl they've kidnapped.

Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton, Cate Blanchett, Troy Garity

Votes: 62,921 | Gross: $41.58M

16. Joy Ride (2001)

R | 97 min | Mystery, Thriller

75 Metascore

Three young people on a road trip from Colorado to New Jersey talk to a trucker on their CB radio, then must escape when he turns out to be a psychotic killer.

Director: John Dahl | Stars: Steve Zahn, Paul Walker, Leelee Sobieski, Jessica Bowman

Votes: 60,987 | Gross: $21.97M

17. Someone Like You... (2001)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

32 Metascore

After being jilted by her boyfriend, a talk show talent scout writes a column on the relationship habits of men which gains her national fame.

Director: Tony Goldwyn | Stars: Ashley Judd, Greg Kinnear, Hugh Jackman, Marisa Tomei

Votes: 22,423 | Gross: $27.34M

18. Don't Say a Word (2001)

R | 113 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

38 Metascore

When the daughter of a psychiatrist is kidnapped, he's horrified to discover that the abductors' demand is that he break through to a post traumatic stress disorder suffering young woman who knows a secret...

Director: Gary Fleder | Stars: Michael Douglas, Sean Bean, Brittany Murphy, Skye McCole Bartusiak

Votes: 46,345 | Gross: $55.00M

19. Crazy/Beautiful (2001)

PG-13 | 99 min | Drama, Romance

61 Metascore

At Pacific Palisades High, a poor Latino falls hard for a troubled girl from an affluent neighborhood.

Director: John Stockwell | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Jay Hernandez, Bruce Davison, Herman Osorio

Votes: 23,150 | Gross: $16.93M

20. The Glass House (2001)

PG-13 | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

34 Metascore

An orphaned teenager is taken in by a Malibu couple but discovers they aren't the caring friends they seemed to be.

Director: Daniel Sackheim | Stars: Diane Lane, Leelee Sobieski, Stellan Skarsgård, Bruce Dern

Votes: 30,087 | Gross: $18.00M

21. Summer Catch (2001)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

21 Metascore

A rich girl whose family summers on Cape Cod has a romance with a local poor boy who hopes to become a major league baseball player.

Director: Michael Tollin | Stars: Freddie Prinze Jr., Jessica Biel, Fred Ward, Matthew Lillard

Votes: 14,637 | Gross: $19.69M

22. Saving Silverman (2001)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

22 Metascore

A pair of buddies conspire to save their best friend from marrying the wrong woman.

Director: Dennis Dugan | Stars: Jason Biggs, Steve Zahn, Jack Black, Amanda Peet

Votes: 37,182 | Gross: $19.35M

23. Antitrust (2001)

PG-13 | 105 min | Action, Crime, Drama

31 Metascore

A computer programmer's dream job at a hot Portland-based firm turns nightmarish when he discovers his boss has a secret and ruthless means of dispatching anti-trust problems.

Director: Peter Howitt | Stars: Ryan Phillippe, Tim Robbins, Rachael Leigh Cook, Claire Forlani

Votes: 27,638 | Gross: $10.97M

24. Domestic Disturbance (2001)

PG-13 | 89 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

29 Metascore

When Danny witnesses his stepfather Rick murder a man, Danny's father Frank has to protect his son from the greatest danger.

Director: Harold Becker | Stars: John Travolta, Nick Loren, James Lashly, Rebecca Tilney

Votes: 23,510 | Gross: $45.25M

25. One Night at McCool's (2001)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Crime

46 Metascore

Every man has a different recollection of the beautiful young woman who wreaked havoc on their lives during one heated night.

Director: Harald Zwart | Stars: Liv Tyler, Matt Dillon, Mary Jo Smith, Michael Douglas

Votes: 27,676 | Gross: $6.29M

26. The Shipping News (2001)

R | 111 min | Drama

47 Metascore

An emotionally beaten man with his young daughter moves to his ancestral home in Newfoundland to reclaim his life.

Director: Lasse Hallström | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Julianne Moore, Judi Dench, Cate Blanchett

Votes: 31,027 | Gross: $11.43M

27. Say It Isn't So (2001)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Romance

21 Metascore

Jo and Gilly date. They find out they're brother and sister. Jo moves away. Gilly finds out that he's not Jo's brother and that Jo's getting married. Can he stop the wedding in time?

Director: J.B. Rogers | Stars: Chris Klein, Heather Graham, Orlando Jones, Sally Field

Votes: 12,214 | Gross: $5.52M

28. Tape (2001)

R | 86 min | Drama

71 Metascore

Three old high school friends meet in a Michigan motel room to dissect painful memories from their past.

Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Robert Sean Leonard, Uma Thurman

Votes: 17,869 | Gross: $0.49M

29. Manic (2001)

R | 100 min | Drama

60 Metascore

After attacking another player with a bat during baseball at school, Lyle's sent to the psych ward. He meets other teenagers with problems. Will group therapy help?

Director: Jordan Melamed | Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michael Bacall, Zooey Deschanel, Don Cheadle

Votes: 8,968 | Gross: $0.07M

30. Wendigo (2001)

R | 91 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

63 Metascore

George is a high-strung professional photographer who is starting to unravel from the stress of his work with a Manhattan advertising agency. Needing some time away from the city, Jake, his... See full summary »

Director: Larry Fessenden | Stars: Patricia Clarkson, Jake Weber, Erik Per Sullivan, John Speredakos

Votes: 3,667 | Gross: $0.10M

31. Good Advice (2001)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Romance

An investment banker loses everything and must discover what's important in life.

Director: Steve Rash | Stars: Charlie Sheen, Angie Harmon, Denise Richards, Jon Lovitz

Votes: 6,478

32. The Forsaken (2001)

R | 90 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

35 Metascore

A young man gets embroiled in a war against vampires.

Director: J.S. Cardone | Stars: Kerr Smith, Brendan Fehr, Izabella Miko, Johnathon Schaech

Votes: 8,039 | Gross: $7.29M

33. Focus (I) (2001)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Romance

53 Metascore

In the waning months of World War II, a man and his wife are mistakenly identified as Jews by their anti-Semitic Brooklyn neighbors. Suddenly the victims of religious and racial persecution... See full summary »

Director: Neal Slavin | Stars: William H. Macy, Laura Dern, David Paymer, Meat Loaf

Votes: 2,846 | Gross: $0.72M

34. The Safety of Objects (2001)

R | 121 min | Drama

58 Metascore

A series of overlapping stories about four suburban families dealing with different maladies. Esther Gold's life is consumed by caring for her comatose son; Jim Train is sent into a ... See full summary »

Director: Rose Troche | Stars: Glenn Close, Dermot Mulroney, Mary Kay Place, Patricia Clarkson

Votes: 3,970 | Gross: $0.32M

35. The Unsaid (2001)

R | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A seemingly-untroubled adolescent carries disturbing secrets that compel a psychiatrist to unearth the patient's gruesome past.

Director: Tom McLoughlin | Stars: Andy Garcia, Vincent Kartheiser, Trevor Blumas, Chelsea Field

Votes: 5,994

36. My First Mister (2001)

R | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

48 Metascore

A 17-year-old girl has a troubled relationship with a 49-year-old man.

Director: Christine Lahti | Stars: Albert Brooks, Leelee Sobieski, Rutanya Alda, Natasha Braisewell

Votes: 5,288 | Gross: $0.62M

37. Campfire Stories (2001)

R | 95 min | Crime, Horror, Drama

Two teens on their way to a backwoods party come across a beautiful young woman having car trouble. Their search for help only gets them lost, deep in the woods, where they meet Forest ... See full summary »

Directors: Bob Cea, Andrzej Krakowski, Jeff Mazzola | Stars: Jamie-Lynn Sigler, John Hensley, Joshua Harto, Charlie Day

Votes: 809

38. World Traveler (2001)

R | 103 min | Drama

39 Metascore

After hitting the road a man encounters characters that make him realize the importance of family.

Director: Bart Freundlich | Stars: Billy Crudup, Julianne Moore, Francie Swift, Nicolas Suresky

Votes: 1,057 | Gross: $0.10M

39. Never Again (2001)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Romance

30 Metascore

Two people who have pledged never to fall in love again then discover each other in a gay bar.

Director: Eric Schaeffer | Stars: Jeffrey Tambor, Jill Clayburgh, Caroline Aaron, Bill Duke

Votes: 755 | Gross: $0.30M

40. Nailed (2001)

R | 90 min | Drama, Romance

A clothing designer fights to keep her Jewish-Italian family together when her brother decides to have a child with a woman he barely knows.

Director: Joel Silverman | Stars: Rachel Blanchard, Harvey Keitel, Brad Rowe, Mary Kay Place

Votes: 369

41. Thirteen Conversations About One Thing (2001)

R | 104 min | Drama

74 Metascore

In New York City, the lives of a lawyer, an actuary, a house-cleaner, a professor and the people around them intersect as they ponder order and happiness in the face of life's cold unpredictability.

Director: Jill Sprecher | Stars: Alan Arkin, John Turturro, Matthew McConaughey, David Connolly

Votes: 9,220 | Gross: $3.29M



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