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ⓘ 2001 in film




                                               

58th Golden Globe Awards

The 58th Golden Globe Awards, honoring the best in film and television for 2000, were held on January 21, 2001. The nominations were announced on December 21, 2000.

                                               

The Animal

The Animal is a 2001 American comedy film directed by Luke Greenfield and starring Rob Schneider, Colleen Haskell, Michael Caton, and John C. McGinley. Schneider plays Marvin Mange, a man who is critically injured but unknown to him he is put back together by a mad scientist who transplants animal parts, resulting in strange permanent changes to his behavior.

                                               

Winged Migration

Winged Migration is a 2001 documentary film directed by Jacques Cluzaud, Michel Debats and Jacques Perrin, who was also one of the writers and narrators, showcasing the immense journeys routinely made by birds during their migrations. The film is dedicated to the French ornithologist Jean Dorst.

                                               

Ocean's Eleven

Oceans Eleven is a 2001 American heist film directed by Steven Soderbergh and written by Ted Griffin. The first installment of the Oceans franchise, it is a remake of the 1960 Rat Pack film of the same name. Oceans Eleven features an ensemble cast, including George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Don Cheadle, Andy Garcia, Bernie Mac and Julia Roberts. Oceans Eleven follows friends Danny Ocean and Rusty Ryan, who plan a heist of 0 million from casino owner Terry Benedict, the lover of Oceans wife Tess. Upon release, the film was a success at the box office and with critics; it was the fifth ...

                                               

Glitter (film)

Glitter is a 2001 American romantic musical drama film starring Mariah Carey and rapper Da Brat, written by Kate Lanier, and directed by Vondie Curtis Hall. Set in 1982, Carey plays Billie Frank, an aspiring singer who, along with her friends Louise and Roxanne, is a club dancer. Timothy Walker offers them a contract as backup singers/dancers to another singer. In the premiere of the song they recorded, Billie meets Julian "Dice" Black, who is a DJ in a night club, and helps her in her solo career. In the process, Billie and Dice fall in love with each other. Carey began working on a film ...

                                               

Hannibal (2001 film)

Hannibal is a 2001 American psychological horror thriller film directed by Ridley Scott, adapted from Thomas Harriss 1999 novel of the same name. It is the sequel to the 1991 Academy Award–winning film The Silence of the Lambs in which Anthony Hopkins returns to his role as the serial killer, Hannibal Lecter. Julianne Moore co-stars, in the role first held by Jodie Foster, as FBI Special Agent Clarice Starling. The film had a difficult and occasionally troubling pre-production history. When the novel was published in 1999, The Silence of the Lambs director Jonathan Demme, screenwriter Ted ...

2001 in film
                                     

ⓘ 2001 in film

The year 2001 in film involved some significant events, including the first installments of the Harry Potter series, The Fast and the Furious and Shrek franchises, and The Lord of the Rings and Oceans trilogies. Significant non-English language films released included Monsoon Wedding and Amelie.

                                     

1. Highest-grossing films

The top 10 films released in 2001 by worldwide gross are as follows:

Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone has grossed $974.7 million; it was the highest-grossing film in the Harry Potter film franchise until Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 surpassed it in 2011.

Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone and The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring both grossed more than $800 million, marking the first time that two films released in the same year grossed more than $800 million at the box office.

                                     

2. Events

  • June 22 – The Fast and the Furious is released, launching one of the highest-grossing franchises in film history.
  • November 16 and December 19 – The beginning of two acclaimed film series based on best-selling novels: Harry Potter and The Lord of the Rings, respectively.
  • August 8 – Actors Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman divorce.
  • November 2 – Monsters, Inc. opens with the best ticket sales ever for an animated film and the 6th best of all time.
                                     

3.1. Notable films released in 2001 #

  • 61*, directed by Billy Crystal, starring Barry Pepper and Thomas Jane
  • 3000 Miles to Graceland, starring Kurt Russell, Kevin Costner, David Arquette and Courteney Cox
  • 15 Minutes, starring Robert De Niro, Edward Burns and Kelsey Grammer
  • The 51st State, starring Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Carlyle and Emily Mortimer - UK
  • 12 Hours 12 Horas - Puerto Rico
                                     

3.2. Notable films released in 2001 A

  • Asoka – India
  • Avalon – Japan
  • Animal Animalada – Argentina
  • The American Astronaut
  • American Outlaws, starring Colin Farrell, Scott Caan and Ali Larter
  • Along Came a Spider, directed by Lee Tamahori, starring Morgan Freeman and Monica Potter
  • Another Life, starring Ioan Gruffudd, Imelda Staunton and Tom Wilkinson – UK
  • Angel Eyes, starring Jennifer Lopez
  • Absolute 100 Apsolutnih sto – Yugoslavia
  • The Anniversary Party, directed by and starring Jennifer Jason Leigh and Alan Cumming, with Kevin Kline and Phoebe Cates
  • Amelie a.k.a. Le Fabuleux Destin dAmelie Poulain, starring Audrey Tautou – France
  • The Affair of the Necklace, starring Hilary Swank
  • Ayyam El Sadat The Days of Sadat – Egypt
  • As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me So weit die FuSe tragen – Germany
  • Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner – Canada
  • The Amati Girls, starring Cloris Leachman, Mercedes Ruehl and Sean Young
  • Address Unknown uchwiin bulmyeong – South Korea
  • All About Lily Chou-Chou Rirī Shushu no Subete – Japan
  • American Pie 2, starring Jason Biggs, Seann William Scott, Chris Klein, Shannon Elizabeth and Eugene Levy
  • Americas Sweethearts, starring Julia Roberts, John Cusack, Billy Crystal and Catherine Zeta-Jones
  • A.I. Artificial Intelligence, directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Haley Joel Osment, William Hurt, Frances OConnor, Jude Law and Brendan Gleeson
  • All Over the Guy
  • Antitrust, starring Ryan Phillippe and Claire Forlani
  • The Animal, starring Rob Schneider
  • Atlantis: The Lost Empire, with the voices of Michael J. Fox and John Mahoney
  • Amys Orgasm
  • Ali, directed by Michael Mann, starring Will Smith, Jamie Foxx, Jon Voight, Mario Van Peebles and Ron Silver


                                     

3.3. Notable films released in 2001 B

  • Brainstorm Bicho de Sete Cabeças – Brazil
  • Buffalo Soldiers, starring Joaquin Phoenix, Anna Paquin, Ed Harris, Idris Elba and Elizabeth McGovern
  • Berlin Babylon – Germany
  • Beijing Rocks Bak Ging lok yue liu – Hong Kong
  • The Believer, starring Ryan Gosling
  • Brotherhood of the Wolf Le Pacte des loups, starring Vincent Cassel – France
  • A Beautiful Mind, directed by Ron Howard, starring Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Paul Bettany, Adam Goldberg and Ed Harris
  • Black Hawk Down, directed by Ridley Scott, starring Eric Bana, Ewan McGregor, Josh Hartnett, Tom Sizemore and Sam Shepard
  • Big Man, Little Love Buyuk Adam Kuçuk Ask – Turkey
  • Behind Enemy Lines, starring Owen Wilson and Gene Hackman
  • Birthday Girl, starring Nicole Kidman and Ben Chaplin – UK
  • The Bank, starring David Wenham and Anthony LaPaglia – Australia
  • A Boy Named Sue
  • Bolivia – Argentina/Netherlands
  • Bully, starring Brad Renfro
  • Blow, directed by Ted Demme starring Johnny Depp, Penelope Cruz, Ray Liotta, Rachel Griffiths, Paul Reubens
  • Behind the Sun Abril Despedaçado – Brazil
  • Black Knight, starring Martin Lawrence
  • Beijing Bicycle Shi qī suì de dān chē – China
  • Baby Boy, directed by John Singleton
  • Big Bad Love, directed by and starring Arliss Howard, with Debra Winger, Rosanna Arquette and Angie Dickinson
  • The Brothers, starring Morris Chestnut and D. L. Hughley
  • Bread and Milk Kruh in mleko – Slovenia
  • Bridget Joness Diary, starring Renee Zellweger, Hugh Grant, Colin Firth and Jim Broadbent – UK
  • Baran Rain – Iran
  • The Bunker, starring Jason Flemyng – UK
  • Bintou – Burkina Faso
  • Black Chicks Talking – Australia
  • Bandits, directed by Barry Levinson, starring Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton and Cate Blanchett
  • Bungee Jumping of Their Own Beonjijeompeureul hada – South Korea
  • Bubble Boy, starring Jake Gyllenhaal
                                     

3.4. Notable films released in 2001 C

  • Crazy/Beautiful, starring Kirsten Dunst and Jay Hernandez
  • Chandni Bar, starring Tabu – India
  • Crying. Silicon Tears To Klama vgike apo ton paradeiso – Greece
  • The Closet Le Placard, starring Daniel Auteuil and Gerard Depardieu – France
  • Chaos – France
  • Crush, starring Andie MacDowell – UK
  • The Center of the World, starring Peter Sarsgaard and Molly Parker
  • A Cab for Three Taxi para tres – Chile
  • La Cienaga The Swamp – Argentina/Spain/France
  • Come Look at Me Prikhodi Na Menya Posmotret – Russia
  • The Curse of the Jade Scorpion, directed by and starring Woody Allen, with Helen Hunt, Charlize Theron, Wallace Shawn and Dan Aykroyd
  • Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles, starring Paul Hogan – Australia/US
  • Cats & Dogs, starring Jeff Goldblum and Elizabeth Perkins with the voices of Tobey Maguire, Alec Baldwin and Charlton Heston – US/Australia
  • The Cats Meow, directed by Peter Bogdanovich, starring Kirsten Dunst, Cary Elwes, Eddie Izzard, Edward Herrmann and Joanna Lumley – UK/US/Germany
  • CQ, directed by Roman Coppola, starring Jeremy Davies, Jason Schwartzman, Giancarlo Giannini and Gerard Depardieu
  • Captain Corellis Mandolin, starring Nicolas Cage, Christian Bale, John Hurt and Penelope Cruz – UK/US/France
  • The Code – Finland
  • Charlotte Gray, starring Cate Blanchett – UK/Australia/Germany
  • Carving Out Our Name


                                     

3.5. Notable films released in 2001 D

  • Dog Days Hundstage – Austria
  • Driven, starring Sylvester Stallone, Kip Pardue, Estella Warren, Burt Reynolds
  • Donnie Darko, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Drew Barrymore, Mary McDonnell and Jena Malone
  • Domestic Disturbance, starring John Travolta, Vince Vaughn and Steve Buscemi
  • Darpan Chaya दर्पण छायाँ – Napal
  • The Devils Backbone El espinazo del diablo, directed by Guillermo del Toro – Spain/Mexico
  • Distance – Japan
  • Dr. Dolittle 2, starring Eddie Murphy
  • Dogtown and Z-Boys
  • Disco Pigs, starring Cillian Murphy – Ireland
  • Delivering Milo, starring Anton Yelchin and Albert Finney
  • Dark Blue World Tmavomodry svet – Czech Republic
  • Down House Даун Хаус – Russia
  • Dil Chahta Hai The Heart Desires – India
  • Den – US/Australia
  • Down to Earth, starring Chris Rock
  • Dont Say a Word, starring Michael Douglas
                                     

3.6. Notable films released in 2001 E

  • Exit Wounds, starring Steven Seagal and DMX
  • Elling – Norway
  • Enigma, directed by Michael Apted, starring Kate Winslet, Dougray Scott, Jeremy Northam and Saffron Burrows – UK
  • Edges of the Lord Boze skrawki, starring Haley Joel Osment and Willem Dafoe – Poland/US
  • Earth vs. the Spider, starring Dan Aykroyd and Theresa Russell
  • Elephants and Grass Filler ve Çimen – Turkey
  • Elviras Haunted Hills, starring Cassandra Peterson
  • The Experiment Das Experiment – Germany
  • Evolution, directed by Ivan Reitman, starring David Duchovny, Orlando Jones, Julianne Moore and Dan Aykroyd
  • The Emperors New Clothes, starring Ian Holm – Italy/Ger/UK
  • Enemy at the Gates, directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud, starring Ed Harris, Rachel Weisz, Jude Law and Bob Hoskins – Fr/US/Ger/UK/Ire
                                     

3.7. Notable films released in 2001 F

  • Fat Girl À ma soeur! – France
  • The Fast and the Furious, directed by Rob Cohen, starring Paul Walker and Vin Diesel
  • Full Disclosure, starring Fred Ward, Penelope Ann Miller, Rachel Ticotin, Christopher Plummer, Kim Coates, Virginia Madsen
  • Fish and Elephant Jin nian xia tian, directed by Li Yu – China
  • The Forsaken
  • La Fuga The Escape – Argentina
  • Friend Chin-gu – South Korea
  • Failan – South Korea
  • From Hell, directed by the Hughes brothers, starring Johnny Depp, Heather Graham and Robbie Coltrane
  • Finders Fee, starring Erik Palladino, Ryan Reynolds, Robert Forster and James Earl Jones
  • Fate Yazgi – Turkey
  • Freedom La Libertad – Argentina
  • Flower Island Ggot Seom – South Korea
  • Frailty, directed by and starring Bill Paxton
  • Fulltime Killer Quanzhi Shashou, starring Andy Lau – Hong Kong
  • Freddy Got Fingered, directed by and starring Tom Green
  • The Fourth Angel, starring Jeremy Irons and Forest Whitaker – UK/Canada
  • La Fiebre del Loco Abalone Fever – Chile
  • Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within, with the voices of Ming-Na Wen and Alec Baldwin – US/Japan
  • Festival in Cannes, directed by Henry Jaglom, starring Anouk Aimee, Greta Scacchi, Maximilian Schell
                                     

3.8. Notable films released in 2001 G

  • The Glass House, starring Leelee Sobieski, Diane Lane, Kathy Baker and Bruce Dern
  • Gadar: Ek Prem Katha Traitor: A Love Story, starring Sunny Deol – India
  • Get Over It, starring Kirsten Dunst, Shane West, Ben Foster and Colin Hanks
  • Get a Life Ganhar a Vida – Portugal
  • Gasoline Benzina – Italy
  • Ghosts of Mars, directed by John Carpenter, starring Ice Cube, Jason Statham, Pam Grier and Natasha Henstridge
  • The Grey Zone, directed by Tim Blake Nelson, starring David Arquette, Steve Buscemi, Harvey Keitel and Daniel Benzali
  • Ghost World, directed by Terry Zwigoff, starring Steve Buscemi, Thora Birch and Scarlett Johansson
  • Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack – Japan
  • Go – Japan
  • Gosford Park, directed by Robert Altman, starring Helen Mirren, Michael Gambon, Bob Balaban, Kristin Scott Thomas, Clive Owen, Ryan Phillippe, Kelly Macdonald, Maggie Smith and Alan Bates – UK/US


                                     

3.9. Notable films released in 2001 H

  • Hannibal, directed by Ridley Scott, starring Anthony Hopkins, Julianne Moore, Gary Oldman, Ray Liotta and Giancarlo Giannini
  • The Happiness of the Katakuris takuri-ke no kōfuku, directed by Takashi Miike – Japan
  • Head over Heels, starring Monica Potter and Freddie Prinze, Jr.
  • Herkes Kendi Evinde Away from Home – Turkey
  • How High, starring Method Man and Redman
  • Human Nature, directed by Michel Gondry, starring Tim Robbins, Rhys Ifans, Patricia Arquette and Miranda Otto
  • Une hirondelle a fait le printemps a.k.a. The Girl from Paris – France
  • Hearts in Atlantis, starring Anthony Hopkins, Anton Yelchin and Hope Davis
  • Hotel, directed by Mike Figgis, starring Saffron Burrows – UK/Italy
  • Heartbreakers, starring Sigourney Weaver, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Jason Lee, Ray Liotta and Gene Hackman
  • Herman U. S. A.
  • Her Majesty – New Zealand
  • Harrisons Flowers, starring Andie MacDowell and Elias Koteas – France
  • Hardball, starring Keanu Reeves and D. B. Sweeney
  • Hedwig and the Angry Inch
  • Harvard Man, starring Adrian Grenier, Sarah Michelle Gellar and Joey Lauren Adams
  • Halloweentown II: Kalabars Revenge
  • Heist, directed by David Mamet, starring Gene Hackman, Danny DeVito, Delroy Lindo, Rebecca Pidgeon, Sam Rockwell and Ricky Jay
  • He Died with a Felafel in His Hand – Australia
  • Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone, aka Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone, directed by Chris Columbus, starring Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Robbie Coltrane, Richard Harris, Alan Rickman and Maggie Smith – UK/US
  • How I Killed My Father Comment jai tue mon pere – France
                                     

3.10. Notable films released in 2001 I

  • In Vandas Room No Quarto da Vanda – Portugal
  • Inuyasha the Movie: Affections Touching Across Time Inuyasha – Jidai wo koeru omoi – Japan
  • Im Going Home Je rentre à la maison, starring Michel Piccoli and Catherine Deneuve – France/Portugal
  • Intacto – Spain
  • Intimacy – Fr/UK/Ger/Sp – Golden Bear award
  • Iris, starring Judi Dench, Kate Winslet and Jim Broadbent – UK
  • The Ignorant Fairies Le fate ignoranti – Italy
  • In the Bedroom, directed by Todd Field, starring Tom Wilkinson, Sissy Spacek, Nick Stahl and Marisa Tomei
  • Ichi the Killer Koroshiya 1, directed by Takashi Miike – Japan
  • I Wish I Had a Wife Nado anaega isseosseumyeon johgessda – South Korea
  • I Am Sam, starring Sean Penn, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dakota Fanning and Laura Dern
                                     

3.11. Notable films released in 2001 J

  • Just Visiting, starring Jean Reno and Christina Applegate – US/France
  • The Jimmy Show, starring Frank Whaley, Carla Gugino and Ethan Hawke
  • Joe Dirt, starring David Spade
  • Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius
  • Jan Dara จัน ดารา – Thailand
  • Jeepers Creepers, starring Justin Long
  • Joy Ride, starring Paul Walker and Steve Zahn
  • Josie and the Pussycats, starring Rosario Dawson, Rachael Leigh Cook and Tara Reid
  • July Rhapsody Laam yan sei sap, starring Jacky Cheung – Hong Kong
  • Joe Somebody, starring Tim Allen
  • Jurassic Park III, directed by Joe Johnston, starring Sam Neill, William H. Macy, Tea Leoni and Michael Jeter
  • Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, directed by and starring Kevin Smith, with Jason Mewes, Ben Affleck, Will Ferrell and Shannon Elizabeth
                                     

3.12. Notable films released in 2001 K

  • Kiras Reason: A Love Story En Kærlighedshistoriefilm – Denmark
  • Kingdom Come, starring LL Cool J and Jada Pinkett Smith
  • Kairo Pulse, directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa – Japan
  • K-PAX, starring Jeff Bridges and Kevin Spacey
  • Kissing Jessica Stein, starring Heather Juergensen and Jennifer Westfeldt
  • Kiss of the Dragon, starring Jet Li and Bridget Fonda – US/France
  • Kandahar Safar-e Ghandehar – Iran
  • Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham. Sometimes theres happiness, sometimes theres sadness – India
  • Kate & Leopold, directed by James Mangold, starring Meg Ryan and Hugh Jackman
  • A Knights Tale, directed by Brian Helgeland, starring Heath Ledger, Shannyn Sossamon, Rufus Sewell and Paul Bettany
  • Kill Me Later, starring Selma Blair and Max Beesley
  • Kick the Moon Shinlaui dalbam – South Korea
                                     

3.13. Notable films released in 2001 L

  • LEmploi du Temps Time Out – France
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, directed by Peter Jackson, starring Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Viggo Mortensen, Orlando Bloom, Liv Tyler, Sean Bean, Hugo Weaving and Cate Blanchett – New Zealand/US
  • Lantana, starring Anthony LaPaglia and Geoffrey Rush – Australia
  • Legally Blonde, starring Reese Witherspoon, Luke Wilson, Jennifer Coolidge, Selma Blair and Ali Larter
  • Lost and Delirious – Canada
  • Life as a House, starring Kevin Kline and Kristin Scott Thomas
  • Lucia y el sexo Sex and Lucia, starring Paz Vega – Spain
  • Last Orders, starring Bob Hoskins, Michael Caine, Ray Winstone and Helen Mirren – UK
  • Lajja, starring Manisha Koirala and Jackie Shroff – India
  • Lloyd
  • The Last Kiss Lultimo bacio – Italy
  • The Luzhin Defence, starring John Turturro and Emily Watson – UK/France
  • Last Wedding – Canada
  • Late Night Shopping – UK
  • Late Marriage Hatuna Meuheret – Israel
  • The Legend of Suriyothai – Thailand
  • Lijmen/Het Been – Belgium/Netherlands
  • Last Present Seon Mul – South Korea
  • Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, directed by Simon West, starring Angelina Jolie, Jon Voight and Daniel Craig
  • Lovely & Amazing, starring Catherine Keener, Jake Gyllenhaal and Emily Mortimer
  • Lyle the Kindly Viking
  • Letter to America Pismo do Amerika – Bulgaria
  • L.I.E., starring Brian Cox
  • The Last Castle, directed by Rod Lurie, starring Robert Redford, Mark Ruffalo and James Gandolfini
  • Lan Yu 藍宇, directed by Stanley Kwan – Hong Kong/China
  • Lagaan Land Tax – India
                                     

3.14. Notable films released in 2001 M

  • The Moving True Story of a Woman Ahead of Her Time aka Nynka – Netherlands
  • Mean Machine, starring Vinnie Jones and Jason Statham – UK
  • Monrak Transistor aka Transistor Love Story – Thailand
  • The Man Who Wasnt There, directed by the Coen brothers, starring Billy Bob Thornton, Frances McDormand, James Gandolfini, Scarlett Johansson and Tony Shalhoub
  • The Majestic, directed by Frank Darabont, starring Jim Carrey, Martin Landau, Jeffrey DeMunn, Laurie Holden, Hal Holbrook, and Bob Balaban
  • Me Without You, starring Anna Friel and Kyle MacLachlan – UK
  • Moulin Rouge!, directed by Baz Luhrmann, starring Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor, John Leguizamo and Jim Broadbent – Australia/US
  • Millennium Mambo Qiānxī Mànbō – Taiwan
  • Mockingbird Dont Sing
  • Monsters Ball, directed by Marc Forster, starring Halle Berry, Billy Bob Thornton, Heath Ledger and Peter Boyle
  • My First Mister, directed by Christine Lahti, starring Leelee Sobieski and Albert Brooks
  • Maangamizi: The Ancient One – Tanzania/US
  • Max Keebles Big Move, starring Alex D. Linz
  • Monsoon Wedding, directed by Mira Nair – US/India
  • The Man Who Sued God, starring Billy Connolly – Australia
  • The Mummy Returns, directed by Stephen Sommers, starring Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah, Arnold Vosloo and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.
  • Megiddo: The Omega Code 2, starring Michael York and Michael Biehn
  • Monkeybone, directed by Henry Selick, starring Brendan Fraser, Bridget Fonda and Whoopi Goldberg with the voice of John Turturro
  • Mulholland Drive, directed by David Lynch, starring Naomi Watts, Laura Harring and Justin Theroux
  • Millennium Actress Sennen Joyū – Japan
  • Mad Love Juana la Loco – Spain
  • Monsters, Inc., directed by Pete Docter, with voices of John Goodman, Billy Crystal, Steve Buscemi and James Coburn
  • Metropolis メトロポリス – Japan
  • Mind Meld
  • My Sassy Girl Yeopgijeogin geunyeo – South Korea
  • Mike Bassett: England Manager, starring Ricky Tomlinson – UK
  • Moscow Square Moszkva ter – Hungary
  • Man Walking on Snow Aruku, hito, starring Ken Ogata – Japan
  • The Mexican, directed by Gore Verbinski, starring Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts and James Gandolfini
                                     

3.15. Notable films released in 2001 N

  • Nowhere in Africa Nirgendwo in Afrika – Germany
  • The Notice of the Day Arregui, La Noticia del Dia – Argentina
  • No Mans Land Nicija zemlja – Bosnia-Herzegovina/France/Italy/UK
  • Not Another Teen Movie, starring Chris Evans
  • Nabi Butterfly – South Korea
  • Nandha – India
  • Nayak: The Real Hero, starring Anil Kapoor – India
                                     

3.16. Notable films released in 2001 O

  • Original Sin, starring Angelina Jolie and Antonio Banderas
  • On the Green Carpet – North Korea
  • One Night at McCools, starring Liv Tyler, Matt Dillon, Paul Reiser, Michael Douglas and John Goodman
  • O, directed by Tim Blake Nelson, starring Mekhi Phifer, Josh Hartnett, Julia Stiles and Martin Sheen
  • Out Cold
  • One Fine Spring Day Bomnaleun Ganda – South Korea
  • The Officers Ward La chambre des officiers – France
  • The Orphan of Anyang Anyangde guer – China
  • The One, starring Jet Li, Delroy Lindo, Carla Gugino and Jason Statham
  • Oceans Eleven, directed by Steven Soderbergh, starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Don Cheadle, Andy Garcia, Julia Roberts, Casey Affleck and Elliott Gould
  • Osmosis Jones, starring Bill Murray and Molly Shannon with the voices of Chris Rock and David Hyde Pierce
  • The Others, directed by Alejandro Amenabar, starring Nicole Kidman – US/Spain
                                     

3.17. Notable films released in 2001 P–Q

  • Perfume, starring Estella Warren, Jeff Goldblum and Mariel Hemingway
  • The Piano Teacher La Pianiste, directed by Michael Haneke, starring Isabelle Huppert – France/Austria
  • Quitting Zuotian – China
  • Pearl Harbor, directed by Michael Bay, starring Ben Affleck, Kate Beckinsale, Josh Hartnett, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Tom Sizemore, Jon Voight, and Alec Baldwin
  • Planet of the Apes, directed by Tim Burton, starring Mark Wahlberg, Helena Bonham Carter, Tim Roth, Estella Warren and Michael Clarke Duncan
  • Le Peuple Migrateur Winged Migration – Fr/It/Ger/Sp/Swi/US
  • Princesa – Italy/Spain
  • Purple Sunset Ziri – China
  • The Profession of Arms Il mestiere delle armi, directed by Ermanno Olmi – Italy
  • The Pledge, directed by Sean Penn, starring Jack Nicholson, Aaron Eckhart, Helen Mirren, Robin Wright, Vanessa Redgrave, Mickey Rourke and Benicio del Toro.
  • Pau and His Brother Pau i el seu germà – Spain/France
  • Piñero, starring Benjamin Bratt
  • Pulse Kairo – Japan
  • The Princess Diaries, directed by Garry Marshall, starring Anne Hathaway and Julie Andrews
  • The Parole Officer, starring Steve Coogan and Lena Headey – UK
                                     

3.18. Notable films released in 2001 R

  • Rush Hour 2, directed by Brett Ratner, starring Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker – US/Hong Kong
  • Riding in Cars with Boys, directed by Penny Marshall, starring Drew Barrymore, Steve Zahn, Brittany Murphy and James Woods
  • The River Joki – Finland
  • Rock Star, starring Mark Wahlberg and Jennifer Aniston
  • Revolution OS
  • Recess: Schools Out
  • Roberto Succo – France
  • Rain – New Zealand
  • The Royal Tenenbaums, directed by Wes Anderson, starring Gene Hackman, Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Luke Wilson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Danny Glover, Anjelica Huston and Bill Murray
  • Rat Race, starring Breckin Meyer, Seth Green, Cuba Gooding, Jr., John Cleese, Whoopi Goldberg, Amy Smart and Rowan Atkinson
                                     

3.19. Notable films released in 2001 S

  • Spy Kids, directed by Robert Rodriguez, starring Carla Gugino, Antonio Banderas and Alan Cumming
  • Stranger Inside
  • Scratch
  • Swordfish, starring Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Don Cheadle and John Travolta
  • Scotland, PA
  • Sur mes levres Read My Lips, starring Vincent Cassel – France
  • Saving Silverman, starring Jason Biggs, Jack Black and Amanda Peet
  • Someone Like You, directed by Tony Goldwyn, starring Ashley Judd, Hugh Jackman, Greg Kinnear
  • Secret Ballot Raye makhfi – Iran
  • Sisters Syostry – Russia
  • Sia, the Dream of the Python Sia, le rêve du python – Burkina Faso
  • Storytelling, directed by Todd Solondz, starring Paul Giamatti, John Goodman, Julie Hagerty, Robert Wisdom and Selma Blair
  • The Sons Room La stanza del figlio directed by and starring Nanni Morretti – Italy
  • Southern Comfort
  • Sorum – South Korea
  • Say It Isnt So, starring Heather Graham, Chris Klein, Sally Field
  • The Shipment, starring Matthew Modine – Canada
  • Son of the Bride El hijo de la novia – Argentina
  • Spy Game, directed by Tony Scott, starring Robert Redford and Brad Pitt
  • Scary Movie 2, starring Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Anna Faris, Tori Spelling, David Cross and James Woods
  • Spirited Away Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi – Japan
  • Sweet November, starring Keanu Reeves and Charlize Theron
  • Slogans Parullat – Albania
  • Super Troopers
  • Say Yes 세이 예스 – South Korea
  • The Score, directed by Frank Oz, starring Robert De Niro, Edward Norton, Angela Bassett and Marlon Brando
  • Stuck
  • Sidewalks of New York, directed by and starring Edward Burns, with Rosario Dawson, Heather Graham, Dennis Farina
  • See Spot Run, starring David Arquette – Canada
  • La Spagnola – Australia
  • The Safety of Objects, starring Joshua Jackson, Dermot Mulroney, Moira Kelly, Patricia Clarkson and Glenn Close
  • She Creature, starring Rufus Sewell and Carla Gugino
  • Session 9, starring David Caruso and Peter Mullan
  • Sobibor, October 14, 1943, 4 p.m. – France
  • Serendipity, starring John Cusack and Kate Beckinsale
  • Southlander, starring Rory Cochrane, Beck, Beth Orton
  • Shallow Hal, directed by the Farrelly brothers, starring Jack Black, Jason Alexander, Gwyneth Paltrow
  • The Shipping News, directed by Lasse Hallstrom, starring Kevin Spacey, Judi Dench, Julianne Moore and Cate Blanchett
  • Shaolin Soccer Siu lam juk kau – Hong Kong
  • Shrek, with the voices of Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz and John Lithgow
  • Save the Last Dance, starring Julia Stiles and Sean Patrick Thomas
  • Samsara – Tibet/India
                                     

3.20. Notable films released in 2001 T

  • Training Day, starring Denzel Washington and Ethan Hawke
  • Tomcats, starring Jerry OConnell and Shannon Elizabeth
  • Tomorrow Domani – Italy
  • Taurus Telets – Russia
  • Take Care of My Cat Goyangireul Butakhae – South Korea
  • Ten Days Without Love El cielo abierto – Spain
  • The Tailor of Panama, directed by John Boorman, starring Pierce Brosnan, Geoffrey Rush, Jamie Lee Curtis and Brendan Gleeson
  • Tape, directed by Richard Linklater, starring Ethan Hawke, Robert Sean Leonard and Uma Thurman
  • Thirteen Ghosts, starring Tony Shalhoub
  • The Tunnel Der Tunnel – Germany
  • Town & Country, starring Warren Beatty, Diane Keaton, Goldie Hawn, Garry Shandling, Andie MacDowell and Charlton Heston
  • To End All Wars, starring Robert Carlyle and Kiefer Sutherland
  • Tortilla Soup, starring Hector Elizondo, Elizabeth Peña and Raquel Welch
  • To the Left of the Father Lavoura Arcaica – Brazil
  • Treed Murray – Canada
  • Thirteen Conversations About One Thing, starring Matthew McConaughey, Alan Arkin and John Turturro
  • Two Can Play That Game, starring Vivica A. Fox and Morris Chestnut
                                     

3.21. Notable films released in 2001 U

  • Undercover Kitty aka Minoes – Netherlands
  • The Ultimate Warrior Musa – South Korea
  • Unfair Competition Concorrenza sleale, directed by Ettore Scola – Italy
  • Ultraman Cosmos: The First Contact ウルトラマンコスモス – Japan
  • Uprising, starring Leelee Sobieski, Hank Azaria, David Schwimmer
                                     

3.22. Notable films released in 2001 V

  • Va savoir Who Knows?, directed by Jacques Rivette – France
  • Valentine, starring Denise Richards and Katherine Heigl
  • Vizontele, directed by Yılmaz Erdoğan – Turkey
  • Vanilla Sky, directed by Cameron Crowe, starring Tom Cruise, Penelope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Noah Taylor and Kurt Russell
  • Vidocq, starring Gerard Depardieu – France
                                     

3.23. Notable films released in 2001 W

  • The Wild Bees Divoke vcely – Czech Republic
  • The Words of My Father Le parole di mio padre – Italy
  • Waikiki Brothers Waikiki beuladeoseu – South Korea
  • The Wedding Planner, starring Jennifer Lopez and Matthew McConaughey
  • Wasabi, starring Jean Reno – France
  • War Photographer Photographe de guerre – Switzerland
  • Welcome to Pyongyang Animal Park 어서오세요 – North Korea
  • Whispering Sands Pasir Berbisik – Indonesia
  • When Strangers Appear – Australia/New Zealand/US
  • Waking Life, directed by Richard Linklater
  • West 47th Street
  • Wet Hot American Summer, directed by David Wain, starring Janeane Garofalo, Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Banks and David Hyde Pierce
  • The Warrior Musa – South Korea
  • What Time Is It There? Ni na bian ji dian – Taiwan
  • Whats the Worst That Could Happen?, starring Danny DeVito and Martin Lawrence
  • Waterboys ウォーターボーイズ – Japan
  • Wild Iris, directed by Daniel Petrie, starring Laura Linney, Gena Rowlands, Emile Hirsch, Fred Ward
  • Wit, directed by Mike Nichols, starring Emma Thompson and Christopher Lloyd
  • Warm Water Under a Red Bridge Akai Hashi no Shita no Nurui Mizu, directed by Shohei Imamura – Japan
                                     

3.24. Notable films released in 2001 X-Z

  • Yellow Hair 2 Norang Meori 2 – South Korea
  • Yolngu Boy – Australia
  • O Xango de Baker Street A Samba for Sherlock – Brazil
  • Y Tu Mama Tambien And your mum too, starring Diego Luna – Mexico
  • Zoolander, directed by and starring Ben Stiller, with Owen Wilson, Will Ferrell and Christine Taylor
  • Yamakasi aka Yamakasi – Les samouraïs des temps modernes – France
  • Yellow Asphalt Asfalt Tzahov – Israel
                                     

4. Film debuts

  • Anne Hathaway - The Princess Diaries
  • Dwayne Johnson - The Mummy Returns
  • Rupert Grint - Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone
  • Eric Christian Olsen - Pearl Harbor
  • Justin Chatwin - Josie and the Pussycats
  • Kristen Schaal - Kate & Leopold
  • Ty Burrell - Evolution
  • Scoot McNairy - Wrong Numbers
  • Emma Roberts - Blow
  • Tom Hardy - Black Hawk Down
  • Taylor Lautner - Shadow Fury
  • Jay Hernandez - Crazy/Beautiful
  • Freddie Highmore - Women Talking Dirty
  • Seth Rogen - Donnie Darko
  • Dakota Fanning - Tomcats
  • Dominic Cooper - From Hell
  • Rafe Spall - Beginners Luck
  • Jennette McCurdy - Shadow Fury
  • Naomie Harris - Crust
  • Emma Watson - Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone
  • Daniel Radcliffe - The Tailor of Panama
  • Bradley Cooper - Wet Hot American Summer
                                     
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