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Includes films in U.S. commercial release between Jan. 1, 2001, and Dec. 31, 2001.
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2001: A Space Odyssey [Reissue] Dir. Stanley Kubrick. With Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood A–
61* Dir. Billy Crystal. Cable TV. With Barry Pepper, Thomas Jane, Jennifer Crystal Foley B–
The Affair of the Necklace Dir. Charles Shyer. With Hilary Swank, Simon Baker, Jonathan Pryce D
A.I. Artificial Intelligence Dir. Steven Spielberg. With Haley Joel Osment, Jude Law A–
Ali Dir. Michael Mann. With Will Smith, Jamie Foxx, Jon Voight, Mario Van Peebles B+
Amélie Dir. Jean-Pierre Jeunet. With Audrey Tautou, Mathieu Kassovitz, Serge Merlin B
Amores perros Dir. Alejandro González Iñárritu. With Emilio Echevarría, Gael García Bernal A
Angel Eyes Dir. Luis Mandoki. With Jennifer Lopez, Jim Caviezel, Terrence Howard D+
The Anniversary Party Dirs. Alan Cumming & Jennifer Jason Leigh. With Jennifer Jason Leigh B
Apocalypse Now Redux Dir. Francis Ford Coppola. With Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando A
Audition Dir. Takashi Miike. With Ryo Ishibashi, Eihi Shiina, Jun Kunimura C+
A Beautiful Mind Dir. Ron Howard. With Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Ed Harris C+
Big Eden Dir. Thomas Bezucha. With Arye Gross, Eric Schweig, George Coe, Tim DeKay B
Black Hawk Down Dir. Ridley Scott. With Josh Hartnett, Sam Shepard, Eric Bana B–
Bridget Jones's Diary Dir. Sharon Maguire. With Renée Zellweger, Colin Firth, Hugh Grant B–
The Brothers Dir. Gary Hardwick. With Morris Chesnutt, D.L. Hughley, Bill Bellamy D–
Bully Dir. Larry Clark. With Brad Renfro, Nick Stahl, Rachel Miner, Bijou Phillips D
The Business of Strangers Dir. Patrick Stettner. With Stockard Channing, Julia Stiles C
The Caveman's Valentine Dir. Kasi Lemmons. With Samuel L. Jackson, Colm Feore B–
Charlotte Gray Dir. Gillian Armstrong. With Cate Blanchett, Billy Crudup, Michael Gambon C+
La Ciénaga Dir. Lucrecia Martel. With Graciela Borges, Mercedes Morán, Sofia Bertolotto A–
The Circle Dir. Jafar Panahi. With Nargess Mamazideh, Maryam Parvin Almani, Fatemah Naghavi A–
Code Unknown Dir. Michael Haneke. With Juliette Binoche, Thierry Neuvic, Alexandre Hamidi B+
crazy/beautiful Dir. John Stockwell. With Kirsten Dunst, Jay Hernandez, Bruce Davison C
The Curse of the Jade Scorpion Dir. Woody Allen. With Woody Allen, Helen Hunt, Dan Aykroyd F
The Deep End Dirs. Scott McGehee & David Siegel. With Tilda Swinton, Goran Visnjic B+
Dinner with Friends Dir. Norman Jewison. Cable TV. With Dennis Quaid, Andie MacDowell C+
Donnie Darko Dir. Richard Kelly. With Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, Mary McDonnell A–
Eureka Dir. Shinji Aoyama. With Kôji Yakusho, Aoi Miyazaki, Masaru Miyazaki, Yohichiroh Saitoh A–
Faat Kiné Dir. Ousmane Sembène. With Venus Seye, N'Diagne Dia, Mariame Balde B+
Fat Girl (À Ma Soeur!) Dir. Catherine Breillat. With Anaïs Reboux, Roxane Mesquida A–
From Hell Dirs. Allen & Albert Hughes. With Johnny Depp, Heather Graham, Robbie Coltrane F
Gaudí Afternoon Dir. Susan Seidelman. With Judy Davis, Marcia Gay Harden, Lili Taylor F
Get Over It Dir. Tommy O'Haver. With Ben Foster, Kirsten Dunst, Shane West, Colin Hanks D
Ghost World Dir. Terry Zwigoff. With Thora Birch, Steve Buscemi, Scarlett Johansson B–
The Gleaners and I Dir. Agnès Varda. Documentary tracking various gleaners around France B+
Glitter Dir. Vondie Curtis-Hall. With Mariah Carey, Max Beesley, Terrence Howard D+
The Golden Bowl Dir. James Ivory. With Uma Thurman, Jeremy Northam, Nick Nolte D+
Gosford Park Dir. Robert Altman. With Michael Gambon, Kristin Scott Thomas, Kelly MacDonald A–
Hannibal Dir. Ridley Scott. With Anthony Hopkins, Julianne Moore, Gary Oldman B
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Dir. Chris Columbus. With Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint B–
Hedwig and the Angry Inch Dir. John Cameron Mitchell. With John Cameron Mitchell A–
I Am Sam Dir. Jessie Nelson. With Sean Penn, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dakota Fanning F
In the Bedroom Dir. Todd Field. With Tom Wilkinson, Sissy Spacek, Marisa Tomei C+
Intimacy Dir. Patrice Chéreau. With Mark Rylance, Kerry Fox, Timothy Spall D+
Iris Dir. Richard Eyre. With Judi Dench, Jim Broadbent, Kate Winslet, Hugh Bonneville B–
Jesus Christ, Vampire Hunter Dir. Lee Gordon Demarbre. With Phil Caracas, Murielle Varhelyi D–
Joy Ride Dir. John Dahl. With Paul Walker, Steve Zahn, Leelee Sobieski, Jessica Bowman B+
Jurassic Park III Dir. Joe Johnston. With Sam Neill, William H. Macy, Téa Leoni C
Kandahar Dir. Mohsen Makhmalbaf. With Nelofer Pazira, Hassan Tantai, Sadou Teymouri B+
Kate & Leopold Dir. James Mangold. With Meg Ryan, Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber C
The King Is Alive Dir. Kristian Levring. With Jennifer Jason Leigh, David Bradley, Janet McTeer D–
Kiss of the Spider Woman [Reissue] Dir. Hector Babenco. With William Hurt, Raul Julia B+
K-PAX Dir. Iain Softely. With Kevin Spacey, Jeff Bridges, Mary McCormack C–
Lantana Dir. Ray Lawrence. With Anthony LaPaglia, Rachael Blake, Kerry Armstrong B
Legally Blonde Dir. Robert Luketic. With Reese Witherspoon, Victor Garber, Selma Blair C
L.I.E. Dir. Michael Cuesta. With Paul Franklin Dano, Brian Cox, Bruce Altman B
Life as a House Dir. Irwin Winkler. With Kevin Kline, Kristin Scott Thomas, Hayden Christensen D+
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Dir. Peter Jackson. With Elijah Wood A–
The Man Who Cried Dir. Sally Potter. With Christina Ricci, Cate Blanchett, Johnny Depp D
The Man Who Wasn't There Dir. Joel Coen. With Billy Bob Thornton, Frances McDormand B
Memento Dir. Christopher Nolan. With Guy Pearce, Joe Pantoliano, Carrie-Anne Moss B+
The Mexican Dir. Gore Verbinski. With Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, James Gandolfini, Bob Balaban D
The Middle Passage Dir. Guy Deslauriers. Narrated docudrama about the Atlantic slave trade B–
Monster's Ball Dir. Marc Forster. With Billy Bob Thornton, Halle Berry, Peter Boyle B–
Monsters, Inc. Dirs. Pete Docter, David Silverman & Lee Unkrich. Animated C–
Moulin Rouge! Dir. Baz Luhrmann. With Ewan McGregor, Nicole Kidman, Jim Broadbent A–
Mulholland Drive Dir. David Lynch. With Naomi Watts, Laura Elena Harring, Justin Theroux A
My Migrant Soul Dir. Yasmine Kabir. Documentary about a deceased Bangladeshi migrant worker B+
Mysterious Object at Noon Dir. Apichatpong Weereasethakul. With Somsri Pinyopol B+
Nico and Dani Dir. Cesc Gay. With Fernando Ramallo, Jordi Vilches, Marieta Orozco C
No Man's Land Dir. Danis Tanovic. With Branko Djuric, Rene Bitorajac, Filip Sovagovic B–
O Dir. Tim Blake Nelson. With Mekhi Phifer, Josh Hartnett, Julia Stiles, Martin Sheen A–
Ocean's Eleven Dir. Steven Soderbergh. With George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Carl Reiner, Andy Garcia A–
The Others Dir. Alejandro Amenábar. With Nicole Kidman, Fionnula Flanagan, Christopher Eccleston B
Planet of the Apes Dir. Tim Burton. With Mark Wahlberg, Helena Bonham Carter, Tim Roth D+
The Pledge Dir. Sean Penn. With Jack Nicholson, Robin Wright Penn, Aaron Eckhart C–
The Princess and the Warrior Dir. Tom Tykwer. With Franka Potente, Benno Fürmann, Joachim Król B
Rat Race Dir. Jerry Zucker. With John Cleese, Cuba Gooding Jr., Breckin Meyer C
The River Dir. Tsai Ming-liang. With Lee Kang-sheng, Miao Tien, Lu Yi-Ching, Chen Shiang-chyi B+
The Royal Tenenbaums Dir. Wes Anderson. With Gene Hackman, Anjelica Huston, Luke Wilson B
Save the Last Dance Dir. Thomas Carter. With Julia Stiles, Sean Patrick Thomas, Kerry Washington C
The Score Dir. Frank Oz. With Robert De Niro, Edward Norton, Marlon Brando B
Scout's Honor Dir. Tom Shepard. Documentary about California's "Scouting For All" movement B
Sexy Beast Dir. Jonathan Glazer. With Ray Winstone, Ben Kingsley, Ian McShane B
Shallow Hal Dirs. Peter & Bobby Farrelly. With Jack Black, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jason Alexander C
The Shipping News Dir. Lasse Hallström. With Kevin Spacey, Julianne Moore, Judi Dench C–
Shrek Dirs. Andrew Adamson & Vicky Jenson. Animated. Voice of Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy C–
Songcatcher Dir. Maggie Greenwald. With Janet McTeer, Aidan Quinn, Emmy Rossum C+
Southern Comfort Dir. Kate Davis. Documentary about a transman's fight with uterine cancer A–
Startup.com Dirs. Jehane Noujaim and Chris Hegedus. Documentary. With Kaleil Isaza Tuzman B
Together Dir. Lukas Moodysson. With Gustav Hammarsten, Michael Nyqvist, Lisa Lindgren B
Training Day Dir. Antoine Fuqua. With Denzel Washington, Ethan Hawke, Scott Glenn B
Trouble Every Day Dir. Claire Denis. With Vincent Gallo, Tricia Vessey, Alex Descas B+
The Turandot Project Dir. Allan Miller. Documentary about 1998 Beijing opera production B–
Under the Sand Dir. François Ozon. With Charlotte Rampling, Bruno Cremer, Alexandra Stewart B+
Vanilla Sky Dir. Cameron Crowe. With Tom Cruise, Penélope Cruz, Cameron Diaz C–
Waking Life Dir. Richard Linklater. Animated. With the voices of Wiley Wiggins, Richard Linklater B–
Werckmeister Harmonies Dir. Béla Tarr. With Lars Rudolph, Peter Fitz, Hanna Schygulla A
Wild Iris Dir. Daniel Petrie. Cable TV. With Laura Linney, Gena Rowlands, Emile Hirsch D
Wit Dir. Mike Nichols. Cable TV. With Emma Thompson, Jonathan M. Woodward B+
Zoolander Dir. Ben Stiller. With Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Christine Taylor, Will Ferrell C–


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