Top 50 Best Movies of 2001

Top Films of 2001

The year 2001 was a ‘Fantasy’tic year for the world film industry, specially for the Hollywood. Two revolutionizing fantasy films ‘Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s Stone’ and ‘Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring’ were released in the same year. These two films were the highest grossing films of the year and also moved themselves up in the Highest grossing films of all time. Apart from the fantasy genre the other genre that got love from audience and the critics alike was the animation genre. Almost all the major animated movies released in the year 2001 were blockbusters. Japanese Anime movies also did good business. Interestingly it was not just Disney/Pixar Animation studios that produced animated movies with rave reviews but several other animation studios specially Dreamworks also got into limelight due to their work in animation genre.

Best Movies Of 2001

Like 1999, the year 2001 also saw several twist ending mystery movies. Though the year 2000 also continued the mystery genre but 2001 worked way better for the mystery genre than the year 2000. The year 2001 saw release of several films that resulted in to decade long movie series.

The year 2001 is also known for holding a special record in Academy Awards History. The 74th Academy Awards held o honor the films released in 2001 made a unique record when Denzel Wahington and Halle Berry became the first pair of African American Actors to win Academy Award for Best Actor and Best Actress.

Here is the list of best movies released in the year 2001:

50. Evolution
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49. Monster’s Ball
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48. The Mexican
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47. Rat Race
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46. The Experiment
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45. Spy Game
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44. Shallow Hal
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43. Legally Blonde
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42. From Hell
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41. A Knight’s Tale
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40. Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
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39. Y Tu Mama Tambien
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38. Ghost World
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37. Ali
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36. Behind Enemy Lines
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35. Bridget Jones’ Diary
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34. American Pie 2
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33. I Am Sam
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32. Swordfish
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31. Pearl Harbor
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30. The Mummy Returns
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29. Planet of the Apes
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28. The Score
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27. Zoolander
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26. Jurassic Park III
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25. K-Pax
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24. Blow
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23. Vanilla Sky
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22. The Royal Tenenbaums
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21. The Man Who Wasn’t There
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20. Hannibal
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19. Gosford Park
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18. Enemy at the Gates
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17. In the Bedroom
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16. A.I. Artificial Intelligence
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15. The Fast and The Furious
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14. Moulin Rouge!
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13. Mulholland Dr.
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12. Training Day
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11. Black Hawk Down
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10. The Others
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9. Monsters, Inc.
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8. Ocean’s Eleven
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7. Shrek
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6. Amelie
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5. Donnie Darko
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4. Spirited Away
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3. A Beautiful Mind
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2. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
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1. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
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Which of the fantasy film released in 2001, you liked the most? Are you a Harry potter fan or are you more into Lord of the rings? Who is your favorite character from both franchise? Shout out loud in the comment section below