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The Best Movies of 2001
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Movie: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone ( 2001 )
An orphaned boy enrolls in a school of wizardry, where he learns the truth about himself, his family and the terrible evil that haunts the magical world.
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Movie: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring ( 2001 )
A meek Hobbit from the Shire and eight companions set out on a journey to destroy the powerful One Ring and save Middle-earth from the Dark Lord Sauron.
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Movie: Spirited Away ( 2001 )
During her family's move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and spirits, and where humans are changed into beasts.
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Movie: Ocean's Eleven ( 2001 )
Danny Ocean and his eleven accomplices plan to rob three Las Vegas casinos simultaneously.
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Movie: The Fast and the Furious ( 2001 )
Los Angeles police officer Brian O'Conner must decide where his loyalty really lies when he becomes enamored with the street racing world he has been sent undercover to destroy.
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Movie: Donnie Darko ( 2001 )
A troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a man in a large rabbit suit who manipulates him to commit a series of crimes, after he narrowly escapes a bizarre accident.
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Movie: Legally Blonde ( 2001 )
Elle Woods, a fashionable sorority queen is dumped by her boyfriend. She decides to follow him to law school, while she is there she figures out that there is more to her than just looks.
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Movie: Pearl Harbor ( 2001 )
A tale of war and romance mixed in with history. The story follows two lifelong friends and a beautiful nurse who are caught up in the horror of an infamous Sunday morning in 1941.
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Movie: The Princess Diaries ( 2001 )
Mia Thermopolis has just found out that she is the heir apparent to the throne of Genovia. With her friends Lilly and Michael Moscovitz in tow, she tries to navigate through the rest of her sixteenth year.
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Movie: A Beautiful Mind ( 2002 )
After John Nash, a brilliant but asocial mathematician, accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.
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Movie: Monsters, Inc. ( 2001 )
In order to power the city, monsters have to scare children so that they scream. However, the children are toxic to the monsters, and after a child gets through, 2 monsters realize things may not be what they think.
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Movie: Mulholland Drive ( 2001 )
After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesiac, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.
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Movie: Amélie ( 2001 )
Amélie is an innocent and naive girl in Paris with her own sense of justice. She decides to help those around her and, along the way, discovers love.
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Movie: Blow ( 2001 )
The story of how George Jung, along with the Medellín Cartel headed by Pablo Escobar, established the American cocaine market in the 1970s in the United States.
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Movie: Shrek ( 2001 )
A mean lord exiles fairytale creatures to the swamp of a grumpy ogre, who must go on a quest and rescue a princess for the lord in order to get his land back.
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Movie: Training Day ( 2001 )
On his first day on the job as a Los Angeles narcotics officer, a rookie cop goes beyond a full work day in training within the narcotics division of the L.A.P.D. with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears to be.
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Movie: Moulin Rouge! ( 2001 )
A poet falls for a beautiful courtesan whom a jealous duke covets.
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Movie: Y Tu Mamá También ( 2001 )
In Mexico, two teenage boys and an attractive older woman embark on a road trip and learn a thing or two about life, friendship, sex, and each other.
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Movie: Hannibal ( 2001 )
Living in exile, Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Sir Anthony Hopkins) tries to reconnect with now disgraced F.B.I. Agent Clarice Starling (Julianne Moore), and finds himself a target for revenge from a powerful victim (Gary Oldman).
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Movie: Black Hawk Down ( 2002 )
160 elite U.S. soldiers drop into Somalia to capture two top lieutenants of a renegade warlord and find themselves in a desperate battle with a large force of heavily-armed Somalis.
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Movie: Not Another Teen Movie ( 2001 )
A sendup of all the teen movies that have accumulated in the past two decades.
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Movie: Atlantis: The Lost Empire ( 2001 )
A young adventurer named Milo Thatch joins an intrepid group of explorers to find the mysterious lost continent of Atlantis.
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Movie: Bridget Jones's Diary ( 2001 )
A British woman is determined to improve herself while she looks for love in a year in which she keeps a personal diary.
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Movie: The Others ( 2001 )
A woman who lives in her darkened old family house with her two photosensitive children becomes convinced that the home is haunted.
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Movie: The Royal Tenenbaums ( 2002 )
The eccentric members of a dysfunctional family reluctantly gather under the same roof for various reasons.
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Movie: A Knight's Tale ( 2001 )
After his master dies, a peasant squire, fueled by his desire for food and glory, creates a new identity for himself as a knight.
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Movie: Gosford Park ( 2001 )
The lives of upstairs guests and downstairs servants at a party in 1932 in a country house in England as they investigate a murder involving one of them.
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Movie: The Mummy Returns ( 2001 )
The mummified body of Imhotep is shipped to a museum in London, where he once again wakes and begins his campaign of rage and terror.
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Movie: A.I. Artificial Intelligence ( 2001 )
A highly advanced robotic boy longs to become "real" so that he can regain the love of his human mother.
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Movie: Jurassic Park III ( 2001 )
A decidedly odd couple with ulterior motives convince Dr. Grant to go to Isla Sorna for a holiday, but their unexpected landing startles the island's new inhabitants.
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Movie: Along Came a Spider ( 2001 )
When a congressman's daughter under Secret Service protection is kidnapped from a private school, detective Alex Cross investigates the case even though he's recovering from the loss of his partner.
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Movie: Vanilla Sky ( 2001 )
A self-indulgent and vain publishing magnate finds his privileged life upended after a vehicular accident with a resentful lover.
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Movie: Enemy at the Gates ( 2001 )
A Russian and a German sniper play a game of cat-and-mouse during the Battle of Stalingrad.
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Movie: Rat Race ( 2001 )
A Las Vegas casino magnate, determined to find a new avenue for wagering, sets up a race for money.
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Movie: Scary Movie 2 ( 2001 )
Four teens are tricked by their professor into visiting a haunted house for a school project.
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Movie: Ghost World ( 2001 )
With only the plan of moving in together after high school, two unusually devious friends seek direction in life. As a mere gag, they respond to a man's newspaper ad for a date, only to find it will greatly complicate their lives.
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Movie: Spy Kids ( 2001 )
The children of secret-agent parents must save them from danger.
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Movie: The Score ( 2001 )
An aging thief hopes to retire and live off his ill-gotten wealth when a young kid convinces him into doing one last heist.
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Movie: The Piano Teacher ( 2001 )
A young man romantically pursues his masochistic piano teacher.
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Movie: Wet Hot American Summer ( 2001 )
Set on the last day of camp, in the hot summer of 1981, a group of counselors try to complete their unfinished business before the day ends.
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Movie: Lara Croft: Tomb Raider ( 2001 )
Video game adventurer Lara Croft comes to life in a movie where she races against time and villains to recover powerful ancient artifacts.
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Movie: Super Troopers ( 2002 )
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.
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Movie: Osmosis Jones ( 2001 )
A policeman white blood cell, with the help of a cold pill, must stop a deadly virus from destroying the human they live in, Frank.
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Movie: Zoolander ( 2001 )
At the end of his career, a clueless fashion model is brainwashed to kill the Prime Minister of Malaysia.
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Movie: Planet of the Apes ( 2001 )
In 2029, an Air Force astronaut crash-lands on a mysterious planet where evolved, talking apes dominate a race of primitive humans.
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Movie: Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back ( 2001 )
The comic "Bluntman and Chronic" is based on real-life stoners Jay and Silent Bob, so when they get no profit from a big-screen adaptation, they set out to wreck the movie.
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Movie: American Pie 2 ( 2001 )
Jim and his friends are now in college, and they decide to meet up at the beach house for some fun.
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Movie: Bubble Boy ( 2001 )
Bubble Boy's been in a bubble all his life due to no immune system. A cute blonde girl befriends BB. Her boyfriend proposes and BB decides to travel across USA to Niagara Falls to stop the wedding.
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Movie: I Am Sam ( 2002 )
A mentally handicapped man fights for custody of his 7-year-old daughter and in the process teaches his cold-hearted lawyer the value of love and family.
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Movie: The Mexican ( 2001 )
A man tries to transport an ancient gun called The Mexican, believed to carry a curse, back across the border, while his girlfriend pressures him to give up his criminal ways.
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Movie: Shallow Hal ( 2001 )
A shallow man falls in love with a 300-pound woman because of her inner beauty.
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Movie: Evolution ( 2001 )
A fire-fighting cadet, two college professors, and a geeky but sexy government scientist work against an alien organism that has been rapidly evolving since its arrival on Earth inside a meteor.
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Movie: Joe Dirt ( 2001 )
After being abandoned by his parents at the Grand Canyon, Joe Dirt tells the story of his journey to find his parents.
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Movie: Spy Game ( 2001 )
Retiring CIA agent Nathan Muir recalls his training of Tom Bishop while working against agency politics to free him from his Chinese captors.
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Movie: From Hell ( 2001 )
In Victorian-era London, a troubled clairvoyant police detective investigates the murders of Jack the Ripper.
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Movie: Rush Hour 2 ( 2001 )
Carter and Lee head to Hong Kong for a vacation, but become embroiled in a counterfeit money scam.
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Movie: The Wedding Planner ( 2001 )
Mary Fiore is San Francisco's most successful supplier of romance and glamor. She knows all the tricks. She knows all the rules. But then she breaks the most important rule of all: she falls in love with the groom.
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Movie: Bully ( 2001 )
A pack of naïve teenagers conspire to murder a mutual friend, whose aggressive demeanor has proved too much.
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Movie: Thir13en Ghosts ( 2001 )
When Cyrus Kriticos, a very rich collector of unique things dies, he leaves it all to his nephew and his family. All including his house, his fortune, and his malicious collection of ghosts!
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Movie: Ali ( 2001 )
A biography of sports legend Muhammad Ali, focusing on his triumphs and controversies between 1964 and 1974.
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Movie: Heartbreakers ( 2001 )
A mother and daughter con team seduce and scam wealthy men.
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Movie: Monster's Ball ( 2002 )
After a family tragedy, a racist prison guard reexamines his attitudes while falling in love with the African American wife of the last prisoner he executed.
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Movie: Original Sin ( 2001 )
A woman, along with her lover, plans to con a rich man by marrying him, earning his trust, and then running away with all his money. Everything goes as planned until she falls in love with him.
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Movie: Jeepers Creepers ( 2001 )
A brother and sister driving home through isolated countryside for spring break encounter a flesh-eating creature which is in the midst of its ritualistic eating spree.
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Movie: Sex and Lucía ( 2001 )
Various lives converge on an isolated island, all connected by an author whose novel has become inextricably entwined with his own life.
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Movie: The Last Castle ( 2001 )
A court-martialed General rallies together twelve hundred inmates to rise against the corrupt system that put him away.
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Movie: Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles ( 2001 )
Australian Outback adventurer Mick "Crocodile" Dundee travels to Los Angeles with his young son while his longtime companion suspects foul play at a movie studio.
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Movie: Serendipity ( 2001 )
A couple search for each other years after the night they first met, fell in love, and separated, convinced that one day they'd end up together.
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Movie: The Hole ( 2001 )
Four teenagers at a British private school secretly uncover and explore the depths of a sealed underground hole created decades ago as a possible bomb shelter.
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Movie: Hardball ( 2001 )
An aimless young man who is scalping tickets, gambling, and drinking, agrees to coach a Little League team from the Cabrini Green housing project in Chicago as a condition of getting a loan from a friend.
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Movie: Dr. Dolittle 2 ( 2001 )
Dolittle must save a forest and a bear's life.
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Movie: Someone Like You... ( 2001 )
After being jilted by her boyfriend, a talk show talent scout writes a column on the relationship habits of men which gains her national fame.
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Movie: The Man Who Wasn't There ( 2001 )
A laconic, chain-smoking barber blackmails his wife's boss and lover for money to invest in dry cleaning, but his plan goes terribly wrong.
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Movie: Save the Last Dance ( 2001 )
A white midwestern girl moves to Chicago, where her new boyfriend is a black teen from the South Side with a rough, semi-criminal past.
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Movie: The Glass House ( 2001 )
An orphaned teenager is taken in by a Malibu couple but discovers they aren't the caring friends they seemed to be.
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Movie: Intimacy ( 2001 )
A failed London musician meets once a week with a woman for a series of intense sexual encounters to get away from the realities of life. But when he begins inquiring about her, it puts their relationship at risk.
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Movie: Swordfish ( 2001 )
A covert counter-terrorist unit called Black Cell led by Gabriel Shear wants the money to help finance their war against international terrorism, but it's all locked away. Gabriel brings in convicted hacker Stanley Jobson to help him.
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Movie: Behind Enemy Lines ( 2001 )
A Navy navigator is shot down over enemy territory and is ruthlessly pursued by a secret police enforcer and the opposing troops. Meanwhile his commanding officer goes against orders in an attempt to rescue him.
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Movie: Kate & Leopold ( 2001 )
An English Duke from 1876 is inadvertedly dragged to modern day New York where he falls for a plucky advertising executive.
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Movie: Frailty ( 2002 )
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."
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Movie: Hedwig and the Angry Inch ( 2001 )
A transgender punk-rock girl from East Berlin tours the U.S. with her band as she tells her life story and follows the former lover/band-mate who stole her songs.
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Movie: Rock Star ( 2001 )
Lead singer of a tribute band becomes lead singer of the real band he idolizes.
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Movie: Ghosts of Mars ( 2001 )
In 2176, a Martian police unit is sent to pick up a highly dangerous criminal at a remote mining post. Upon arrival, the cops find that the post has become a charnel house.
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Movie: Waking Life ( 2002 )
A man shuffles through a dream meeting various people and discussing the meanings and purposes of the universe.
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Movie: Koroshiya 1 ( 2002 )
As sadomasochistic yakuza enforcer Kakihara searches for his missing boss he comes across Ichi, a repressed and psychotic killer who may be able to inflict levels of pain that Kakihara has only dreamed of achieving.
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Movie: Brotherhood of the Wolf ( 2001 )
In 18th century France, the Chevalier de Fronsac and his native American friend Mani are sent by the King to the Gevaudan province to investigate the killings of hundreds by a mysterious beast.
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Movie: Jason X ( 2001 )
Jason Voorhees returns with a new look, a new machete, and his same murderous attitude as he is awakened on a spaceship in the 25th century.
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Movie: Sweet November ( 2001 )
A workaholic executive, and an unconventional woman agree to a personal relationship for a short period. In this short period she changes his life.
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Movie: K-PAX ( 2001 )
PROT is a patient at a mental hospital who claims to be from a far away planet. His psychiatrist tries to help him, only to begin to doubt his own explanations.
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Movie: Baby Boy ( 2001 )
This is the story of Jody, an unemployed young black man, who's been living with his mother for several years, even though he's got a child of his own. Romantically, he's having relationships with two women: Yvette, the mother of his son, and a new interest.
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Movie: Joy Ride ( 2001 )
Three young people on a road trip from Colorado to New Jersey talk to a trucker on their CB radio, then must escape when he turns out to be a psychotic killer.
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Movie: Josie and the Pussycats ( 2001 )
A girl group find themselves in the middle of a conspiracy to deliver subliminal messages through popular music.
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Movie: The Devil's Backbone ( 2001 )
After Carlos - a 12-year-old whose father has died in the Spanish Civil War - arrives at an ominous boys' orphanage, he discovers the school is haunted and has many dark secrets that he must uncover.
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Movie: How High ( 2001 )
Two guys by the name of Silas and Jamal decided to one day smoke something magical, which eventually helps them to ace their college entrance exam.
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Movie: In the Bedroom ( 2001 )
A New England couple's college-aged son dates an older woman who has two small children and an unwelcome ex-husband.
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Movie: Motocrossed ( 2001 )
A young girl secretly poses as her twin brother to win the big motocross race for him after he breaks his leg.
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Movie: The Majestic ( 2001 )
Set in 1951, a blacklisted Hollywood writer gets into a car accident, loses his memory and settles down in a small town where he is mistaken for a long-lost son.
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Movie: Tremors 3: Back to Perfection ( 2001 )
The now famous Burt Gummer returns to his hometown of Perfection, Nevada for the first time in years, but the deadliest Graboid evolution yet forces him to save the town he swore to protect.
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Movie: The Pledge ( 2001 )
A retiring police detective pledges to catch the killer of a young child.
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Movie: Don't Say a Word ( 2001 )
When the daughter of a psychiatrist is kidnapped, he's horrified to discover that the abductors' demand is that he break through to a post traumatic stress disorder suffering young woman who knows a secret...