Top 10 Films of 2002by muybueno16 | created - 20 Feb 2017 | updated - 2 weeks ago | Public
Another mixed year but mostly far more positive and memorable than most of the 2000s arguably.
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1. City of God (2002)
R | 130 min | Crime, Drama
In the slums of Rio, two kids' paths diverge as one struggles to become a photographer and the other a kingpin.
Votes: 657,039 | Gross: $7.56M
2. Irréversible (2002)
Not Rated | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Events over the course of one traumatic night in Paris unfold in reverse-chronological order as the beautiful Alex is brutally raped and beaten by a stranger in the underpass.
Votes: 109,599 | Gross: $0.75M
3. The Bourne Identity (2002)
PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller
A man is picked up by a fishing boat, bullet-riddled and suffering from amnesia, before racing to elude assassins and attempting to regain his memory.
Votes: 481,323 | Gross: $121.66M
4. Infernal Affairs (2002)
R | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A story between a mole in the police department and an undercover cop. Their objectives are the same: to find out who is the mole, and who is the cop.
Votes: 112,656 | Gross: $0.17M
6. Cypher (2002)
R | 95 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
An unsuspecting, disenchanted man finds himself working as a spy in the dangerous, high-stakes world of corporate espionage. Quickly getting way over-his-head, he teams up with a mysterious femme fatale.
7. The Badge (2002)
R | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The sheriff investigates a tipped over truck full of shoes. A cute woman is found dead. Forensics reveals that she died from a .22, not a truck, and she has a dick. As election of governor, sheriff etc. is near, things are tense.
10. Super Troopers (2001)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Five Vermont state troopers, avid pranksters with a knack for screwing up, try to save their jobs and out-do the local police department by solving a crime.
Votes: 92,126 | Gross: $18.49M
11. Falcons (2002)
91 min | Drama
Simon a mysterious man with a past returns to Iceland with the intention to end his no good life. Before he can complete his task he meets a young women DÚA who he believes might be his ... See full summary »
12. Funny Ha Ha (2002)
Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Marnie just graduated from college, drinks likes she's still in school, and is looking for a temporary job but a permanent boyfriend. She loves a guy who doesn't love her (?), ping-pongs ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,329 | Gross: $0.08M
13. Happy Here and Now (2002)
R | 89 min | Drama
When an unhappy young woman disappears, her worried sister desperately searches the internet for a clue to her missing sibling's whereabouts.
Votes: 301 | Gross: $0.00M
14. Road Dogz (2002)
R | 91 min | Crime, Drama
Some friends are closer than brothers, for Raymo, Alfonso and Danny that's all they know. Growing up in an L.A. barrio (neighborhood) is a daily struggle for survival all on its own. But ... See full summary »
15. Charlotte Sometimes (2002)
R | 85 min | Drama, Romance
Michael, a young mechanic, is forced to choose between a daring tryst with an alluring stranger and the habitual comfort of his bittersweet obsession: his beautiful young tenant.
Votes: 1,017 | Gross: $0.08M
19. EvenHand (2002)
R | 92 min | Drama
Set in a dirt-poor neighborhood in the fictional city of San Lovisa, Texas, EvenHand tells the story of two very different cops, working together for the first time. Rob Francis, recently ... See full summary »
21. Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002)
PG | 94 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
In 1931, three half-white, half-Aboriginal girls escape after being plucked from their houses to be trained as domestic staff, and set off on a journey across the Outback.
Votes: 26,258 | Gross: $6.17M
23. Evelyn (2002)
PG | 94 min | Drama
1953. Desmond Doyle is devastated when his wife abandons their family on the day after Christmas. His unemployment, and the fact that there is no woman in the house to care for the children... See full summary »
Votes: 6,062 | Gross: $1.48M
24. Frailty (2001)
R | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A mysterious man arrives at the offices of an FBI agent and recounts his childhood: how his religious fanatic father received visions telling him to destroy people who were in fact "demons."
Votes: 72,304 | Gross: $13.10M
25. Crazy as Hell (2002)
R | 113 min | Drama, Thriller
A famous psychiatrist (Ty Adams) takes on the job of trying to cure patients at the Sedah State Hospital, run by its folksy doctor (Sam Delazo). All this takes a strange turn when a ... See full summary »
27. Stuck (II) (2002)
96 min | Drama
Four people, four walls, four stories, four truths. When four people from different backgrounds get stuck on an elevator, they find themselves face to face not only with each other but with... See full summary »
28. The Code (2002)
R | 116 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Dris is an ex-con, living in the borderline between a decent and a criminal life. He has a regular and simple work and lives a simple life with his wife Lise and loves his family. However, ... See full summary »
Votes: 889 | Gross: $0.01M
29. John Q (2002)
PG-13 | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
John Quincy Archibald takes a hospital emergency room hostage when his insurance won't cover his son's heart transplant.
Votes: 116,917 | Gross: $71.76M
30. Farewell to Harry (2002)
103 min | Drama
A down-and-out writer, Nick Sennet, runs into Harry, a man that, legend has it, died long ago. Together they attempt to revitalize a defunct factory as well as their lives.
31. Swimming Upstream (2002)
PG-13 | 105 min | Drama
The scrapbook of most teenagers shows family members and friends at a picnic, at the high school basketball game, at Disneyland. Morris Bird III's, however, paints a different picture. This... See full summary »
32. The Burial Society (2002)
R | 94 min | Thriller
In The Burial Society, Sheldon Kasner, an unlikely criminal who works as a bank loan manager, infiltrates the mysterious world of the Chevrah Kadisha (the Jewish society that prepares ... See full summary »