2000 to 2009 Movie Favourites (by StuOz)by StuOz | created - 10 months ago | updated - 1 month ago | Public
In my view atleast, the 21st century got going on a rather average level with a limited number of really special movies, however things would pick up in the 2010 to 2019 period (see my other list for that).
Family Guy's "Blue Harvest" is not a movie but since it was all about Star Wars (1977), and since it was made with so much effort and detail, it only seemed right to put it in this list.
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1. Star Trek: Nemesis (2002)
PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The Enterprise is diverted to the Romulan homeworld Romulus, supposedly because they want to negotiate a peace treaty. Captain Picard and his crew discover a serious threat to the Federation once Praetor Shinzon plans to attack Earth.
Votes: 69,397 | Gross: $43.25M
PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Three years into the Clone Wars, the Jedi rescue Palpatine from Count Dooku. As Obi-Wan pursues a new threat, Anakin acts as a double agent between the Jedi Council and Palpatine and is lured into a sinister plan to rule the galaxy.
Votes: 655,701 | Gross: $380.26M
4. Rogue (2007)
R | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
An American journalist on assignment in the Australian outback encounters a man-eating crocodile while trapped on a rapidly flooding mud island.
Votes: 26,211 | Gross: $0.01M
5. Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003)
R | 109 min | Action, Sci-Fi
A cybernetic warrior from a post-apocalyptic future travels back in time to protect a 25-year old drifter and his future wife from a most advanced robotic assassin and to ensure they both survive a nuclear attack.
Votes: 359,306 | Gross: $150.37M
6. King Kong (2005)
PG-13 | 187 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A greedy film producer assembles a team of moviemakers and sets out for the infamous Skull Island, where they find more than just cannibalistic natives.
Votes: 373,364 | Gross: $218.08M
7. War of the Worlds (2005)
PG-13 | 116 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
As Earth is invaded by alien tripod fighting machines, one family fights for survival in this sci-fi action film.
Votes: 395,005 | Gross: $234.28M
9. The Dark Knight (2008)
PG-13 | 152 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When the menace known as the Joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, Batman must accept one of the greatest psychological and physical tests of his ability to fight injustice.
Votes: 2,135,619 | Gross: $534.86M
10. Jurassic Park III (2001)
PG-13 | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A decidedly odd couple with ulterior motives convince Dr. Grant to go to Isla Sorna for a holiday, but their unexpected landing startles the island's new inhabitants.
Votes: 280,849 | Gross: $181.17M
11. Jumper (2008)
PG-13 | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A teenager with teleportation abilities suddenly finds himself in the middle of an ancient war between those like him and their sworn annihilators.
Votes: 275,891 | Gross: $80.17M
12. Snakes on a Plane (2006)
R | 105 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
An F.B.I. Agent takes on a plane full of deadly venomous snakes, deliberately released to kill a witness being flown from Honolulu to Los Angeles to testify against a mob boss.
Votes: 127,604 | Gross: $34.02M
13. Return to the Batcave: The Misadventures of Adam and Burt (2003 TV Movie)
90 min | Action, Biography, Comedy
When the Batmobile is stolen, Adam West and Burt Ward search for it while remembering their days as the stars of the Batman live action series.
14. Mongrel's Creed (2009)
12 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
Set in the dungeons of a futuristic rehabilitation center, Gravel must confront his superior officer, Mr. Cod, in order to save his close friend Robbie from becoming reprogrammed.
15. Jason and the Argonauts (2000– )
180 min | Adventure, Fantasy
One of the most legendary adventures in all mythology is brought to life in Jason and the Argonauts, an epic saga of good and evil. As a mere boy Jason, the heir to the kingdom of Ancient ... See full summary »
16. Category 6: Day of Destruction (2004 TV Movie)
Unrated | 175 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Three tornadoes converge to wreak havoc on Chicago, disrupting the power grid and creating the worst super-storm in history: a category 6 twister.
19. City of Ember (2008)
PG | 90 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
For generations, the people of the City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights. But Ember's once powerful generator is failing ... and the great lamps that illuminate the city are starting to flicker.
Votes: 60,316 | Gross: $7.87M
Family Guy (1999– )
TV-14 | 48 min | Animation, Comedy
With the Griffins stuck at home during a blackout, Peter tells the story of Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope.