2001 in film

2001 in film
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The year 2001 in film involved some significant events, including the first of the Harry Potter series and also the first of The Lord of the Rings trilogy. (For more about non-English films, check sources in those languages.)

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Top-grossing films

Please note that following the tradition of the English-language film industry, these are the top grossing films that were first released in the United States and Canada in 2001. The top ten films of 2001, by worldwide gross in United States dollars, as well as the US and Canada, UK, and Australia grosses, are as follows:

2001 Rank Title Studio Worldwide gross U.S./Canada gross U.K. gross Australia gross
1 Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Warner Bros. $974,733,550 $317,575,550 $91,289,356 $21,404,392
2 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring New Line $870,761,744 $314,776,170 $90,228,837 $24,703,245
3 Monsters, Inc. Disney/Pixar $525,366,597 $255,873,250 $53,335,579 $12,989,361
4 Shrek DreamWorks $484,409,218 $267,665,011 $40,480,811 $16,596,109
5 Ocean's Eleven Warner Bros. $450,717,150 $183,417,150 $35,757,096 $11,289,006
6 Pearl Harbor Touchstone $449,220,945 $198,542,554 $18,156,652 $10,034,063
7 The Mummy Returns Universal $433,013,274 $202,019,785 $29,162,213 $9,187,502
8 Jurassic Park III Universal $368,780,809 $181,171,875 $25,591,509 $5,472,737
9 Planet of the Apes Fox $362,211,740 $180,011,740 $24,732,707 $6,060,123
10 Hannibal MGM $351,692,268 $165,092,268 $30,910,263 $5,555,753


These numbers are taken from Box Office Mojo, including their 2001 Yearly Box Office Results.

2001 produced forty-one films that have grossed more than $100 million, reaching blockbuster status. Seven films have grossed more than $400 million, reaching "international blockbuster" status.

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone has grossed $974.7 million, making it the eleventh-highest-grossing film in history, as well as the highest-grossing film in the Harry Potter film franchise until Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 surpassed it in 2011.

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Awards

Academy Awards:

Best Picture: A Beautiful Mind (Imagine Entertainment)
Best Director: Ron HowardA Beautiful Mind
Best Actor: Denzel WashingtonTraining Day
Best Actress: Halle BerryMonster's Ball
Best Supporting Actor: Jim BroadbentIris
Best Supporting Actress: Jennifer ConnellyA Beautiful Mind
Best Foreign Language Film: No Man's Land, directed by Danis Tanovic, Bosnia and Herzegovina / Slovenia / Italy / France / U.K. / Belgium
Best Animated Feature: Shrek, directed by Andrew Adamson, United States/New Zealand

Golden Globe Awards:

Drama:
Best Picture: A Beautiful Mind
Best Actor: Russell CroweA Beautiful Mind
Best Actress: Sissy SpacekIn the Bedroom
Musical or comedy:
Best Picture: Moulin Rouge!
Best Actor: Gene HackmanThe Royal Tenenbaums
Best Actress: Nicole KidmanMoulin Rouge!
Other
Best Director: Robert AltmanGosford Park
Best Foreign Language Film: No Man's Land, Bosnia and Herzegovina / Slovenia / Italy / France / U.K. / Belgium
Best Supporting Actor: Jim BroadbentIris
Best Supporting Actress: Jennifer ConnellyA Beautiful Mind

BAFTA Awards:

Best Picture: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Best Actor: Russell CroweA Beautiful Mind
Best Actress: Judi DenchIris

Palme d'Or (Cannes Film Festival):

The Son's Room (La stanza del figlio), directed by Nanni Moretti, Italy / France

Golden Lion (Venice Film Festival):

Monsoon Wedding, directed by Mira Nair, India / U.S.A. / France / Italy / Germany

Golden Bear (Berlin Film Festival):

Intimacy (Intimité), directed by Patrice Chéreau, France / U.K. / Germany / Spain

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Films released in 2001 by country

  • List of Argentine films:2001

Notable deaths

Month Date Name Age Country Profession Notable films
January 1 Ray Walston 86 USA Actor Fast Times at Ridgemont HighThe StingThe ApartmentMy Favorite MartianPopeyeHouse Arrest
5 Nancy Parsons 58 USA Actress Porky'sSteel MagnoliasSudden ImpactI Never Promised You a Rose Garden
10 Jacques Marin 81 France Actor Marathon ManCharadeHow to Steal a MillionThe Greatest Story Ever ToldShaft in Africa
15 Bob Braun 80 USA Actor Die Hard 2Defending Your Life
18 Al Waxman 65 Canada Actor The HurricaneHeavy MetalCritical CareIron Eagle IVAtlantic CityMeatballs III: Summer Job
27 Joseph O'Conor 90 UK Actor Oliver!ElizabethThe Forbidden Quest
30 John Prebble 85 UK Screenwriter ZuluMysterious IslandWhite Feather
31 Bert Williams 78 USA Actor The Usual SuspectsCobra10 to MidnightPolice Academy 2: Their First AssignmentWanda Nevada
February 4 Tony Steedman 73 UK Actor Bill and Ted's Excellent AdventureScroogedMrs DallowaySplit Second
6 Dale Evans 88 USA Actress Bells of San AngeloIn Old OklahomaMy Pal Trigger
10 Lewis Arquette 65 USA Actor Scream 2Tango & CashLittle NickyWaiting for Guffman
11 Sy Gomberg 82 USA Screenwriter When Willie Comes Marching HomeSummer StockThe Wild and the InnocentBloodhounds of BroadwayJoe Butterfly
16 Howard W. Koch 84 USA Producer Airplane!The Odd CoupleThe Manchurian CandidateDragonslayerGhost
18 Dale Earnhardt 49 USA NASCAR Driver, Actor Stroker AceBASEketball
19 Stanley Kramer 87 UK Director, Producer Judgement at NurembergIt's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad WorldGuess Who's Coming to DinnerInherit the WindThe Caine MutinyShip of FoolsOklahoma CrudeThe Pride and the PassionThe 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T
20 Rosemary DeCamp 90 USA Actress Yankee Doodle DandySaturday the 14th13 GhostsBlood on the SunJungle Book
March 6 Kim Walker 32 USA Actress Say Anything...HeathersA Reason to Believe
8 Edward Winter 63 USA Actor The Parallax ViewFrom the HipA Change of SeasonsThe Boston Strangler
9 Richard Stone 38 USA Composer, Music Editor PlatoonFerris Bueller's Day OffWitnessCujoThe Big EasyDolores ClaiborneTop Secret!Pretty in Pink
12 Morton Downey Jr. 67 USA Actor Predator 2The SilencerDriving Me Crazy
12 Robert Ludlum 73 USA Author, Producer The Bourne Identity
13 John A. Alonzo 66 USA Cinematographer, Actor ScarfaceChinatownHarold and MaudeStar Trek GenerationsThe Magnificent SevenSounderNorma RaeCool WorldOverboardDeuces Wild
15 Ann Sothern 92 USA Actress A Letter to Three WivesThe Whales of AugustCrazy MamaChubascoSylvia
16 Norma MacMillan 79 Canada Actress Head Over HealsBig Business
19 Mentor Huebner 79 USA Art and Visual Illustrator Blade RunnerDuneFlash GordonDraculaKing KongThe ThingHarlem NightsUncommon ValorSo I Married an Axe Murderer
22 William Hanna 90 USA Animator, Producer, Director The FlintstonesScooby-DooJetsons: The Movie
23 Sully Boyar 77 USA Actor Dog Day AfternoonPrizzi's HonorThe Jazz SingerThe Panic in Needle Park
24 Tambi Larsen 77 India Art Director HudThunderbolt and LightfootHeaven's Gate
April 1 Larry Tucker 66 USA Screenwriter Bob & Carol & Ted & AliceI Love You, Alice B. Toklas!Alex in Wonderland
7 David Graf 50 USA Actor Police AcademyThe Brady Bunch Movie
7 Beatrice Straight 86 USA Actress NetworkPoltergeistThe Nun's StoryTwo of a Kind
16 Michael Ritchie 62 USA Director FletchThe Bad News BearsThe Golden ChildThe CandidateThe Fairy Godmother
20 Maria Karnilova 80 USA Actress The Unsinkable Molly BrownMarried to the Mob
27 Jack Murdock 78 USA Actor Rain ManBig Top Pee-weePsycho IIIAltered States
28 Ken Hughes 79 UK Screenwriter Chitty Chitty Bang BangCromwellAlfie Darling
May 2 Gina Mastrogiacomo 39 USA Actress GoodfellasThe Naked Gun 2 1/2Jungle Fever
3 Ernie Wheelwright 61 USA Actor The Longest YardThe GreatestTrackdownWildcats
12 Richard Davison 40 USA Special Effects and Makeup Artist Jurassic ParkTerminator 2: Judgment DayInterview with the Vampire: The Vampire ChroniclesPlanet of the ApesCongoGodzillaLifeHow the Grinch Stole Christmas
13 Eddra Gale 79 USA Actress The Graduate8 1/2The Maltese Bippy
13 Jason Miller 62 USA Actor The ExorcistRudyToy SoldiersThe Nickel Ride
13 Ralph Tabakin 79 USA Actor Good Morning, VietnamBugsySphereDiner
14 Peter Griffith 74 USA Actor Halloween
16 Joe Baker 72 UK Actor Dumb & DumberPochahontasRobin Hood: Men in TightsThe Apple Dumpling Gang Rides AgainWaxwork
22 Whitman Mayo 70 USA Actor Boyz n the HoodThe Main EventThe Black Klansman
24 Ruby Payne 90 UK Actress Radio DaysAuthor! Author!
26 Anne Haney 67 USA Actress Mrs. DoubtfireLiar LiarPsychoThe American PresidentThe Out-of-TownersMidnight in the Garden of Good and EvilHopscotchForces of Nature
27 Ramon Bieri 71 USA Actor BadlandsThe Andromeda StrainGhosts of MississippiThe Frisco KidVibesThe Sicilian
June 2 Imogene Coca 92 USA Actress VacationUnder the Yum Yum Tree
3 Anthony Quinn 86 Mexico Actor Lawrence of ArabiaThe Guns of NavaroneZorba the GreekViva Zapata!The Ox-Bow IncidentLast Action HeroLa StradaThe 25th HourMobstersLust for Life
7 Leonard Tepper 61 USA Actor Home Alone 2: Lost in New YorkAwakenings
15 Henri Alekan 92 France Cinematographer Roman HolidayWings of Desire
21 Carroll O'Connor 76 USA Actress Kelly's HeroesCleopatraPoint BlankReturn to MeHawaii
24 Peter Bourne 77 USA Actor MeteorI'll Take Sweden
26 Paul Berry 39 UK Animator The Nightmare Before ChristmasJames and the Giant PeachMonkeybone
27 Jack Lemmon 76 USA Actor The ApartmentGlengarry Glen RossSome Like it HotJFKThe Odd CoupleThe Fortune CookieAirport '77HamletGrumpy Old MenSave the TigerThe China SyndromeTributeMister RobertsThe Legend of Bagger Vance
July 2 Jack Gwillim 91 UK Actor Clash of the TitansPattonA Man for All SeasonsBattle of Britain
3 Mordechai Richler 70 Canada Author, Screenwriter No Love for JohnnieFun with Dick and Jane
7 Molly Lamont 91 South Africa Actress The Awful TruthScared to DeathThe Jungle PrincessMurder at Monte Carlo
13 Eleanor Summerfield 80 UK Actress ScroogeThe Watcher in the WoodsSome Will, Some Won't
August 3 Christopher Hewett 79 UK Actor The ProducersRatboyThe Lavender Hill MobPool of London
14 Missy Cleveland 41 USA Actress Blow OutCheech and Chong's Next MovieTrue Confessions
20 Kim Stanley 76 USA Actress The Right StuffSéance on a Wet Afternoon
23 Kathleen Freeman 82 USA Actress ShrekNaked Gun 33⅓: The Final InsultHerculesThe Blues BrothersI'll Be Home for ChristmasFerngully: The Last RainforestJoe DirtHocus PocusDragnet
25 Aaliyah 22 USA Actress, Singer AnastasiaQueen of the Damned
September 2 Troy Donahue 65 USA Actor The Godfather IICry-BabyA Distant TrumpetGrandview, USA
3 Merrill Connally 80 USA Actor Close Encounters of the Third KindThe Sugarland ExpressRush
9 Tommy Hollis 47 USA Actor The ProfessionalGhostbustersMalcolm XPrimary ColorsJoe's ApartmentMoonstruck
12 Victor Wong 74 USA Actor The Last EmperorBig Trouble in Little ChinaTremorsSeven Years in Tibet3 NinjasBloodsport
11 Barbara Matera 72 UK Costume Designer 101 DalmatiansThe Addams FamilyThe Great GatsbyIronweedIndiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
16 Samuel Z. Arkoff 83 USA Producer The Amityville HorrorBlackulaThe Last Man on EarthInvasion of the Saucer MenDragonfly
28 Martin Garner 74 USA Actor Twilight Zone: The MovieChances AreTill There Was You
29 Gloria Foster 67 USA Actress The MatrixLeonard Part 6The ComediansCity of Hope
October 9 Herbert Ross 74 USA Director FootlooseGoodbye, Mr. ChipsI Ought to Be in PicturesSteel MagnoliasThe Turning PointThe Goodbye GirlPlay It Again, SamThe Secret of My Success
19 Ray Lovejoy 62 UK Film Editor Aliens2001: A Space OdysseyBatmanKrullThe ShiningLost in Space
26 Eugene Jackson 58 USA Actor CimarronEscape from AlcatrazAmerican Gigolo
29 Maura Fay 43 Australia Casting Director Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the ClonesDarkness FallsCrocodile Dundee in Los AngelesMr. Nice Guy
November 12 Albert Hague 82 Germany Actor FameSpace JamThe Story of Us
14 Charlotte Coleman 33 UK Actress Four Weddings and a FuneralThe Revengers' ComediesThe Young Poisoner's HandbookThe Man with Rain in His ShoesFaeries
29 George Harrison 58 UK Singer, Actor, Producer A Hard Day's NightLife of Brian
December 1 Danilo Donati 74 Italy Costume/Production Designer Life is BeautifulFlash GordonRomeo and JulietRed Sonja
15 Wilkie Cooper 90 UK Cinematographer Jason and the ArgonautsLand RaidersThe 7th Voyage of SinbadStage FrightMysterious Island
16 Roy Brocksmith 56 USA Actor Total RecallScroogedIt Runs in the FamilyTango & CashThe Hudsucker ProxyBill and Ted's Bogus JourneyArachnophobia
26 Nigel Hawthorne 72 UK Actor AmistadTarzanDemolition ManGandhiThe Madness of King GeorgeThe Black Cauldron
29 Robert Patten 76 USA Actor Twelve O'Clock HighAirportWestworldBlack Sunday
31 Eileen Heckart 82 USA Actress Heartbreak RidgeButterflies are FreeThe First Wives ClubZandy's BrideThe Bad SeedBurnt Offerings

Wide-release films

January – March

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12 Antitrust Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Ryan Phillippe, Tim Robbins, Rachael Leigh Cook, Claire Forlani
Double Take Touchstone Pictures Eddie Griffin, Orlando Jones, Edward Hermann, Gary Grubbs, Daniel Roebuck
Save the Last Dance Paramount Pictures Julia Stiles, Sean Patrick Thomas, Kerry Washington, Bianca Lawson
19 The Pledge Warner Bros. Jack Nicholson, Patricia Clarkson, Benicio del Toro
26 Sugar & Spice New Line Cinema Marla Sokoloff, Marley Shelton, Mena Suvari, Melissa George, Rachel Blanchard
The Wedding Planner Columbia Pictures Dir: Adam Shankman; Jennifer Lopez, Matthew McConaughey
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2 Head Over Heels Universal Studios Monica Potter, Freddie Prinze, Jr., Shalom Harlow, Timothy Olyphant
Valentine Warner Bros. Denise Richards, David Boreanaz, Marley Shelton, Katherine Heigl
9 Hannibal Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Anthony Hopkins, Julianne Moore, Gary Oldman, Ray Liotta, Giancarlo Giannini, Zeljko Ivanek
Saving Silverman Columbia Pictures Steve Zahn, Jack Black, Jason Biggs, Amanda Peet
16 Down to Earth Paramount Pictures Chris Rock, Regina King, Chazz Palminteri, Eugene Levy, Jennifer Coolidge, Greg Germann, Wanda Sykes
Recess: School's Out Walt Disney Pictures Rickey D'Shon Collins, Jason Davis, Paul Wilson, Ashley Johnson, Andy Lawrence, Courtland Mead
Revolution OS New Line Cinema Richard Stallman, Linus Torvalds, Eric S. Raymond, Bruce Perens
Super Troopers Fox Searchlight Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme, Paul Soter, Erik Stolhanske, Brian Cox
Sweet November Warner Bros. Keanu Reeves, Charlize Theron, Jason Isaacs, Greg Germann, Liam Aiken, Lauren Graham
23 3000 Miles to Graceland Warner Bros. Dir: Demian Lichtenstein; Kurt Russell, Kevin Costner, Courteney Cox, Christian Slater, David Arquette
Monkeybone 20th Century Fox Brendan Fraser, Bridget Fonda, Chris Kattan, Whoopi Goldberg, Rose McGowan, Thomas Haden Church
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2 The Mexican DreamWorks Dir: Gore Verbinski; Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, James Gandolfini
See Spot Run Warner Bros. David Arquette, Michael Clarke Duncan, Leslie Bibb
9 15 Minutes New Line Cinema Robert De Niro, Edward Burns, Kelsey Grammer, Avery Brooks, Melina Kanakaredes
Get Over It Miramax Films Kirsten Dunst, Ben Foster, Melissa Sagemiller, Sisqó, Shane West, Colin Hanks, Zoe Saldana, Mila Kunis
16 Enemy at the Gates Paramount Pictures Dir: Jean-Jacques Annaud, Jude Law, Ed Harris, Rachel Weisz, Joseph Fiennes, Bob Hoskins
Exit Wounds Warner Bros. Steven Seagal, DMX, Anthony Anderson, Tom Arnold, Jill Hennessy, Eva Mendes
23 The Brothers Screen Gems Morris Chestnut, D. L. Hughley, Bill Bellamy, Shemar Moore
Heartbreakers Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Sigourney Weaver, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Ray Liotta, Jason Lee, Gene Hackman
Say It Isn't So 20th Century Fox Chris Klein, Heather Graham, Orlando Jones, Sally Field, Richard Jenkins
30 Someone Like You 20th Century Fox Ashley Judd, Hugh Jackman, Marisa Tomei
Spy Kids Dimension Films Dir: Robert Rodriguez; Alexa Vega, Daryl Sabara, Antonio Banderas, Carla Gugino, Cheech Marin, Teri Hatcher
The Tailor of Panama Columbia Pictures Pierce Brosnan, Geoffrey Rush, Jamie Lee Curtis
Tomcats Columbia Pictures Jerry O'Connell, Shannon Elizabeth, Jake Busey

April – June

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6 Along Came a Spider Paramount Pictures Morgan Freeman, Monica Potter, Michael Wincott
Blow New Line Cinema Dir: Ted Demme; Johnny Depp, Jordi Mollà, Penélope Cruz, Ray Liotta, Paul Reubens, Franka Potente
Just Visiting Hollywood Pictures Jean Reno, Christina Applegate, Christian Clavier, Malcolm McDowell, Tara Reid, Bridgette Wilson
Pokémon 3: The Movie Warner Bros. Veronica Taylor, Rachael Lillis, Eric Stuart, Ted Lewis, Kayzie Rogers, Ryan Drummond, Tara Jayne
13 Bridget Jones's Diary Miramax Films Renée Zellweger, Hugh Grant, Colin Firth, Gemma Jones, Jim Broadbent
Joe Dirt Columbia Pictures David Spade, Brittany Daniel, Adam Beach, Christopher Walken, Jaime Pressly
Josie and the Pussycats Universal Pictures Rachael Leigh Cook, Tara Reid, Rosario Dawson, Alan Cumming, Parker Posey
Kingdom Come 20th Century Fox LL Cool J, Jada Pinkett Smith, Vivica A. Fox, Anthony Anderson, Toni Braxton, Whoopi Goldberg
20 Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles Paramount Pictures Dir: Simon Wincer; Paul Hogan, Linda Kozlowski, Jere Burns, Jonathan Banks
Freddy Got Fingered 20th Century Fox Dir: Tom Green; Tom Green, Rip Torn, Marisa Coughlan, Anthony Michael Hall, Julie Hagerty
27 Driven Warner Bros. Dir: Renny Harlin; Sylvester Stallone, Burt Reynolds, Kip Pardue, Til Schweiger, Gina Gershon
Town & Country New Line Cinema Dir: Peter Chelsom; Warren Beatty, Diane Keaton, Goldie Hawn, Andie MacDowell, Nastassja Kinski
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4 Mockingbird Don't Sing Paramount Pictures Tarra Steele, Melissa Errico, Sean Young, Kim Darby
The Mummy Returns Universal Pictures Dir: Stephen Sommers; Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, Arnold Vosloo, John Hannah, Oded Fehr
11 A Knight's Tale Columbia Pictures Dir: Brian Helgeland; Heath Ledger, Mark Addy, Shannyn Sossamon, Alan Tudyk, Paul Bettany
18 Angel Eyes Warner Bros. Dir: Luis Mandoki; Jennifer Lopez, James Caviezel, Jeremy Sisto, Terrence Howard, Sonia Braga, Monet Mazur
Shrek DreamWorks Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, John Lithgow
25 Pearl Harbor Touchstone Pictures Dir: Michael Bay; Ben Affleck, Josh Hartnett, Kate Beckinsale, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Alec Baldwin
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1 The Animal Columbia Pictures Rob Schneider, Colleen Haskell, John C. McGinley, Ed Asner, Michael Caton, Adam Sandler
Moulin Rouge! 20th Century Fox Dir: Baz Luhrman; Ewan McGregor, Nicole Kidman, Jim Broadbent, Richard Roxburgh, John Leguizamo
What's the Worst That Could Happen? Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Martin Lawrence, Danny DeVito
8 Evolution DreamWorks Dir: Ivan Reitman; David Duchovny, Orlando Jones, Julianne Moore, Seann William Scott
Swordfish Warner Bros. Dir: Dominic Sena; Hugh Jackman, John Travolta, Halle Berry, Don Cheadle
15 Atlantis: The Lost Empire Walt Disney Pictures Michael J. Fox, Cree Summer, James Garner, Corey Burton, Don Novello, Phil Morris, Claudia Christian
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider Paramount Pictures Dir: Simon West; Angelina Jolie, Jon Voight, Iain Glen, Noah Taylor, Daniel Craig
22 Dr. Dolittle 2 20th Century Fox Eddie Murphy, Steve Zahn, Raven-Symoné, Norm Macdonald, Lisa Kudrow, Jeffrey Jones, Kevin Pollak
The Fast and the Furious Universal Pictures Dir: Rob Cohen; Paul Walker, Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster
Stranger Inside HBO Films Yolonda Ross, Davenia McFadden, Rain Phoenix, Ella Joyce
29 A.I. Artificial Intelligence Warner Bros. Dir: Steven Spielberg; Haley Joel Osment, Frances O'Connor, Jude Law, Sam Robards, William Hurt
Baby Boy Columbia Pictures Dir: John Singleton; Tyrese Gibson, Omar Gooding, Taraji P. Henson, Snoop Dogg, Ving Rhames
Crazy/Beautiful Touchstone Pictures Kirsten Dunst, Jay Hernandez, Bruce Davison, Taryn Manning

July – September

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4 Cats & Dogs Warner Bros. Dir: Lawrence Guterman; Jeff Goldblum, Elizabeth Perkins, Alexander Pollock
6 Kiss of the Dragon 20th Century Fox Jet Li, Bridget Fonda, Tcheky Karyo
Scary Movie 2 Dimension Films Anna Faris, Christopher Masterson, Regina Hall, Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, David Cross, Tori Spelling
13 Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within Columbia Pictures Ming-Na, Alec Baldwin, Ving Rhames
Legally Blonde Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Dir: Robert Luketic; Reese Witherspoon, Luke Wilson, Selma Blair, Jennifer Coolidge, Matthew Davis
The Score Paramount Pictures Dir: Frank Oz; Robert De Niro, Edward Norton, Marlon Brando, Angela Bassett
18 Jurassic Park III Universal Pictures Dir: Joe Johnston; Sam Neill, William H. Macy, Tea Leoni, Alessandro Nivola, Trevor Morgan, Laura Dern
20 America's Sweethearts Columbia Pictures Julia Roberts, Billy Crystal, Catherine Zeta-Jones, John Cusack, Hank Azaria, Stanley Tucci
27 Planet of the Apes 20th Century Fox Dir: Tim Burton; Mark Wahlberg, Tim Roth, Helena Bonham Carter, Michael Clarke Duncan, Paul Giamatti,
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3 Original Sin Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Dir: Michael Cristofer; Antonio Banderas, Angelina Jolie, Thomas Jane
The Princess Diaries Walt Disney Pictures Dir: Garry Marshall; Anne Hathaway, Julie Andrews, Heather Matarazzo, Héctor Elizondo, Mandy Moore
Rush Hour 2 New Line Cinema Dir: Brett Ratner; Jackie Chan, Chris Tucker, Zhang Ziyi
10 American Pie 2 Universal Studios Jason Biggs, Seann William Scott, Alyson Hannigan, Eugene Levy
Osmosis Jones Warner Bros. Dir: The Farrelly brothers; Bill Murray, Chris Rock, Laurence Fishburne, David Hyde Pierce, William Shatner
The Others Dimension Films Nicole Kidman, Alakina Mann, Christopher Eccleston, Fionnula Flanagan, Elaine Cassidy
17 American Outlaws Warner Bros. Colin Farrell, Scott Caan, Ali Larter
Captain Corelli's Mandolin Universal Studios Dir: John Madden; Nicolas Cage, Penélope Cruz, John Hurt, Christian Bale
Rat Race Paramount Pictures John Cleese, Rowan Atkinson, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Whoopi Goldberg, Jon Lovitz, Seth Green
24 Jeepers Creepers United Artists Gina Phillips, Justin Long, Jonathan Breck, Patricia Belcher, Brandon Smith, Eileen Brennan
O Lions Gate Entertainment Mekhi Phifer, Josh Hartnett, Julia Stiles, Andrew Keegan, Rain Phoenix, Elden Henson, Martin Sheen
31 Bubble Boy Touchstone Pictures Jake Gyllenhaal, Swoosie Kurtz, Marley Shelton, Danny Trejo, John Carroll Lynch, Verne Troyer
Ghosts of Mars Screen Gems Ice Cube, Natasha Henstridge, Jason Statham, Pam Grier, Clea DuVall, Joanna Cassidy
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Dimension Films Jason Mewes, Kevin Smith, Jason Lee, Ben Affleck, Shannon Elizabeth, Will Ferrell, Eliza Dushku
Summer Catch Warner Bros. Freddie Prinze, Jr., Jessica Biel, Fred Ward, Matthew Lillard, Brian Dennehy, Jason Gedrick
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7 Megiddo: The Omega Code 2 Gener8Xion Entertainment Dir: Brian Trenchard-Smith; Michael York, Michael Biehn, John DeMita, Diane Venora, R. Lee Ermey
The Musketeer Universal Studios Dir: Peter Hyams; Tim Roth, Catherine Deneuve, Mena Suvari, Stephen Rea, Justin Chambers
Rock Star Warner Bros. Dir: Stephen Herek; Mark Wahlberg, Jennifer Aniston
Soul Survivors Summit Entertainment Melissa Sagemiller, Casey Affleck, Eliza Dushku, Wes Bentley, Angela Featherstone, Luke Wilson
Two Can Play That Game Screen Gems Vivica A. Fox, Morris Chestnut, Anthony Anderson, Gabrielle Union, Wendy Raquel Robinson
14 The Glass House Columbia Pictures Leelee Sobieski, Trevor Morgan, Diane Lane, Stellan Skarsgård
Hardball Paramount Pictures Keanu Reeves, Diane Lane, D. B. Sweeney
21 Glitter Columbia Pictures / 20th Century Fox Dir: Vondie Curtis-Hall; Mariah Carey, Max Beesley
28 Don't Say a Word 20th Century Fox Michael Douglas, Sean Bean, Brittany Murphy, Guy Torry, Jennifer Esposito, Famke Janssen, Oliver Platt
Hearts in Atlantis Warner Bros. Anthony Hopkins, Anton Yelchin, Hope Davis, David Morse
Zoolander Paramount Pictures Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Christine Taylor, Will Ferrell, Jerry Stiller, Milla Jovovich, David Duchovny

October – December

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5 Earth vs. the Spider Creature Features Dan Aykroyd, Devon Gummersall, Amelia Heinle, Theresa Russell
Joy Ride 20th Century Fox Steve Zahn, Paul Walker, Leelee Sobieski, Ted Levine, Jessica Bowman
Max Keeble's Big Move Walt Disney Pictures Alex D. Linz, Josh Peck, Zena Grey, Larry Miller, Robert Carradine, Nora Dunn, Jamie Kennedy
Serendipity Miramax Films John Cusack, Kate Beckinsale
Training Day Warner Bros. Dir: Antoine Fuqua; Denzel Washington, Ethan Hawke, Eva Mendez, Scott Glenn
12 Bandits Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Dir: Barry Levinson; Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton, Cate Blanchett
Corky Romano Touchstone Pictures Chris Kattan, Vinessa Shaw, Peter Falk, Peter Berg, Chris Penn, Fred Ward, Richard Roundtree
How to Make a Monster Creature Features Steven Culp, Tyler Mane, Jason Marsden
Iron Monkey Miramax Films Yu Rong Guang, Donnie Yen, Jean Wang, Tsang Sze Man, Yuen Shun-Yi
Knockaround Guys New Line Cinema Barry Pepper, Seth Green, Vin Diesel, John Malkovich, Dennis Hopper
19 From Hell 20th Century Fox Johnny Depp, Heather Graham, Ian Holm, Robbie Coltrane, Ian Richardson, Jason Flemyng
The Last Castle DreamWorks Robert Redford, James Gandolfini, Mark Ruffalo, Steve Burton, Delroy Lindo
Riding in Cars with Boys Columbia Pictures Drew Barrymore, Steve Zahn, Brittany Murphy, James Woods
26 K-PAX Universal Pictures Kevin Spacey, Jeff Bridges, Mary McCormack, Alfre Woodard
On the Line Miramax Films Lance Bass, Joey Fatone, Emmanuelle Chriqui, GQ, Al Green, Tamala Jones, Dave Foley, Jerry Stiller
Thirteen Ghosts Warner Bros. Tony Shalhoub, Embeth Davidtz, Matthew Lillard, Shannon Elizabeth, F. Murray Abraham
31 Elvira's Haunted Hills MediaPro Pictures Cassandra Peterson, Richard O'Brien, Mary Scheer, Scott Atkinson, Heather Hopper
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2 The Affair of the Necklace Warner Bros. Hilary Swank, Jonathan Pryce, Simon Baker, Adrien Brody, Joely Richardson, Christopher Walken
Domestic Disturbance Paramount Pictures John Travolta, Vince Vaughn, Teri Polo, Matt O'Leary, Steve Buscemi
Monsters, Inc. Walt Disney Pictures John Goodman, Billy Crystal, Mary Gibbs, Steve Buscemi, James Coburn, Jennifer Tilly
The One Columbia Pictures Jet Li, Jason Statham, Carla Gugino
9 Heist Warner Bros. Gene Hackman, Danny DeVito, Delroy Lindo, Sam Rockwell, Rebecca Pidgeon
Life as a House New Line Cinema Kevin Kline, Kristin Scott Thomas, Hayden Christensen, Jena Malone, Mary Steenburgen
Shallow Hal 20th Century Fox Jack Black, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jason Alexander, Joe Viterelli
16 Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Warner Bros. Dir: Chris Columbus; Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Richard Harris, Maggie Smith, Robbie Coltrane, Alan Rickman, Ian Hart, Richard Griffiths, Warwick Davis, John Hurt, Julie Walters, Zoë Wanamaker
The Wash Lions Gate Entertainment Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg
21 Black Knight 20th Century Fox Martin Lawrence, Tom Wilkinson
Out Cold Touchstone Pictures Jason London, Lee Majors, Zach Galifianakis, Derek Hamilton, Willie Garson, Caroline Dhavernas
Spy Game Universal Pictures Dir: Tony Scott; Robert Redford, Brad Pitt, Catherine McCormack
30 Behind Enemy Lines 20th Century Fox Owen Wilson, Gene Hackman, Vladimir Mashkov, Joaquim de Almeida, David Keith, Olek Krupa
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7 Ocean's Eleven Warner Bros. Dir: Steven Soderbergh; George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Andy García, Julia Roberts, Bernie Mac, Don Cheadle
14 Not Another Teen Movie Columbia Pictures Chris Evans, Jaime Pressly, Chyler Leigh, Eric Christian Olsen, Eric Jungmann, Mia Kirshner
The Royal Tenenbaums Touchstone Pictures Gene Hackman, Anjelica Huston, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ben Stiller, Andrew Wilson, Luke Wilson
Vanilla Sky Paramount Pictures Dir: Cameron Crowe; Tom Cruise, Penélope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Jason Lee, Kurt Russell
18 The Shipping News Miramax Films Kevin Spacey, Julianne Moore, Judi Dench, Cate Blanchett
19 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring New Line Cinema Dir: Peter Jackson; Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Viggo Mortensen, Sean Astin, Liv Tyler, John Rhys-Davies, Orlando Bloom, Sean Bean, Billy Boyd, Dominic Monaghan, Cate Blanchett, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Ian Holm
21 How High Universal Pictures Method Man, Redman, Obba Babatundé, Lark Voorhies, Mike Epps
In the Bedroom Miramax Films Tom Wilkinson, Sissy Spacek, Nick Stahl, Marisa Tomei
Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius Paramount Pictures Megan Cavanagh, Mark DeCarlo, Debi Derryberry, Frank Welker, Rob Paulsen, Jeff Garcia
Joe Somebody 20th Century Fox Tim Allen, Julie Bowen, Kelly Lynch, Hayden Panettiere, James Belushi
The Majestic Warner Bros. Jim Carrey, Martin Landau, Laurie Holden, Hal Holbrook
25 Ali Columbia Pictures Will Smith, Jon Voight, Jamie Foxx, Mario Van Peebles, Ron Silver, Jeffrey Wright, Jada Pinkett Smith
Kate & Leopold Miramax Films Meg Ryan, Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Breckin Meyer, Natasha Lyonne
28 Black Hawk Down Columbia Pictures Dir: Ridley Scott; Josh Hartnett, Tom Sizemore, Ewan McGregor, Jeremy Piven, Eric Bana, Ewen Bremner, William Fichtner, Tom Hardy, Sam Shepard, Jason Isaacs, Glenn Morshower, Orlando Bloom

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