Greatest Films of the 2000s
Greatest Films of the 2000s


Greatest Films of the 2000s
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2004

Title Screen Film Genre(s), Title, Year, (Country), Length, Director, Description

Bad Education (2004, Sp.) (aka La Mala Educación), 104 minutes, D: Pedro Almodóvar

Before Sunset (2004), 80 minutes, D: Richard Linklater

The Bourne Supremacy (2004), 120 minutes, D: Paul Greengrass
See Bourne series.

Closer (2004), 101 minutes, D: Mike Nichols

Dawn of the Dead (2004), 100 minutes, D: Zack Snyder

The Day After Tomorrow (2004), 123 minutes, D: Roland Emmerich

Downfall (2004, Germ.) (aka Der Untergang), 150 minutes, D: Oliver Hirschbiegel

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004), 108 minutes, D: Michel Gondry

Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004), 122 minutes, D: Michael Moore

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004), 141 minutes, D: Alfonso Cuarón
See Harry Potter series.

Hellboy (2004), 122 minutes, D: Guillermo del Toro

Hotel Rwanda (2004), 121 minutes, D: Terry George

Howl's Moving Castle (2004, Jp.), 119 minutes, D: Hayao Miyazaki

The Incredibles (2004), 121 minutes, D: Brad Bird

Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004), 137 minutes, D: Quentin Tarantino

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004), 118 minutes, D: Wes Anderson

Maria Full of Grace (2004, US/Colombia), 101 minutes, D: Joshua Marston

Million Dollar Baby (2004), 137 minutes, D: Clint Eastwood

Napoleon Dynamite (2004), 86 minutes, D: Jared Hess

The Passion of the Christ (2004), 127 minutes, D: Mel Gibson
Director Mel Gibson's controversial, violent, and blood-soaked version of the last few hours of the life of Jesus Christ (Jim Caviezel).

The Polar Express (2004), 100 minutes, D: Robert Zemeckis

Saw (2004), 100 minutes, D. James Wan

Shaun of the Dead (2004, UK), 99 minutes, D: Edgar Wright

Shrek 2 (2004), 99 minutes, D: Andrew Adamson, Kelly Asbury, Conrad Vernon
See Shrek series.


Sideways (2004), 126 minutes, D: Alexander Payne
Grumpy middle school English teacher and wine aficionado Miles Raymond (Paul Giamatti) became love-struck after a poetic speech about wine from restaurant waitress Maya (Virginia Madsen), another wine-lover. It was an analogy of herself: "...I like how wine continues to evolve, like if I opened a bottle of wine today it would taste different than if I'd opened it on any other day, because a bottle of wine is actually alive. And it's constantly evolving and gaining complexity..."

Spider-Man 2 (2004), 124 minutes, D: Sam Raimi
See Spider-Man series.

Super Size Me (2004), 96 minutes, D: Morgan Spurlock

Troy (2004), 165 minutes, D: Wolfgang Petersen


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