2001| 20 Years of Movies
Top grossing: Harry Potter and the sorcerer’s stone
Summary: An orphaned boy enrolled in a school of wizardry, where he learns the truth about himself, his family and the terrible evil that haunts the magical world.
starring: Daniel Radcliffe (Swiss army man, Horns, Imperium), Emma Watson( Beauty and the Beast, The Circle, Perks of Being a Wallflower, this Is the End, Noah, My Week With Marilyn), rupert Grint (Wild Target, Cherry Bomb, CBGB) Alan Rickman (everything), tom Felton (not much that’s worth a f*** in my opinion)
director: Chris Columbus – pixels 2015, Percy Jackson and the Olympians 2010, I Love You Beth Cooper 2009, Rent 2005, Bicentennial Man 1999, stepmom 1998, Mrs. Doubtfire 1993, home Alone 1990.
writer: JK Rowling
screenplay: Steve Kloves – the Amazing Spider Man 2012, Wonder Boys 2000
Best picture: A Beautiful Mind
Summary: After John Nash, a brilliant but asocial mathematician, accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.
Starring: Russell crowe (gladiator 2000, lA Confidential 1997, the nice guys 2016, noah 2014, broken City 2013, body of Lies 2008, american Gangster 2007, 3-10 to Yuma 2007, cinderella Man 2005, master and Commander 2003,) ed Harris (f****** everything), jennifer Connelly, christopher Plummer, paul Bettany, adam Goldberg, josh Lucas (don’t really like him and almost anything)
Director: Ron Howard – if you don’t know what Ron Howard’s done you probably shouldn’t even be listening to this podcast just go watch some movies.
Writer: Akiva Goldsman – the Dark Tower 2017, angels and Demons 2009, I Am Legend 2007, the DaVinci Code 2006, cinderella Man 2005, a Time to Kill 1996, the client 1994.
Critically Acclaimed: Apocalypse Now Redux Metascore 92
Apocalypse Now was originally released in 1979 I decided to add it here because it’s one of the greatest war movies of all time and so much more was added in the Redux version
Summary: During the Vietnam War, Captain Willard is sent on a dangerous mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade Colonel who has set himself up as a god among a local tribe.
Starring: Marlon Brando, Martin Sheen, Robert Duvall, a very young Laurence Fishburne, Dennis Hopper
Director: Francis Ford Coppola – The Godfather Trilogy, The Outsiders 1983, Bram Stoker’s Dracula 1992
Writer: Francis Ford Coppola and John Milius – Conan the Barbarian, Red Dawn, Clear and present danger
Also – Ghost World- metascore 88
Black Hawk Down
Summary: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.
Starring: Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor, Tom Sizemore, Eric Bana, William fichtner, Sam Shepard, Kim Coates, Jeremy Piven, Tom Hardy, Orlando Bloom, Ty Burrell
Director: Ridley Scott – Alien Covenant, the Martian, the counselor, Body of Lies, American Gangster, g i Jane, white squall, Thelma & Louise
Writer: Mark Bowden
Screenplay: Ken Nolan – Transformers The Last Knight and some mini series “called the company”
Summary: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.
Starring: Brian Cox, Erik stolhanske, Steve Lemme, Kevin Heffernan, Paul Soter, and Jay chandrasekhar
Director: Jay chandrasekhar – The Dukes of Hazzard 2005, Beerfest 2006, Club dread from 2004, and a bunch of TV stuff
Writer: The Broken Lizard maniacs
Summary:An American master chemist plans to score big on a once in a lifetime drug deal. All does not go as planned and he is soon entangled in a web of deceit.
Starring: Samuel L Jackson, Emily Mortimer, meat loaf, Robert Carlyle, Rhys ifans
Director: Ronny Yu – Freddy versus Jason from 2003, chasing dragon from 1999, Bride of Chucky from 1990, and a whole bunch of Chinese action films.
Writer: Stel Pavlou – Nothing else really, just this.
Summary:A criminal subculture operates among U.S. soldiers stationed in West Germany just before the fall of the Berlin wall.
Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Ed Harris, Scott Glenn, Anna Paquin, Elizabeth McGovern, Michael Pena, Leon, Dean Stockwell,
Book: Robert O’Connor
Director/ Writer: Gregor Jordan
Summary: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.
Starring: Denzel Washington, Ethan Hawke, Scott Glenn, Tom Berenger, dr. Dre, Eva Mendes,
Director: Antoine Fuqua – Southpaw, Brooklyn’s Finest, shooter, Tears of the Sun, bait
Writer: David Ayer – Suicide Squad, Fury, End of Watch, u-571, The Fast and the Furious
- Monsters Inc
- the Fast and the Furious
- A Knight’s Tale
- Not Another Teen Movie
- Thirteen Ghosts
- Enemy at the gates
- Jeepers Creepers
- the Royal Tenenbaums
- The Last Castle
- Pootie Tang
- Saving Silverman
- out cold
Really didn’t like
- I am Sam
- Planet of the Apes
- Freddy Got Fingered
- 3000 miles to Graceland
- Corky Romano
Un Honorable Mentions
- Down to earth
- Vanilla Sky
- Riding in Cars with Boys
- the one
- Exit Wounds
- Tom Cats
Box office bombs:
$94m Budget | Box Office $54m
Starring – Sylvester Stallone
Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within
$137m Budget | Box Office $85m
Starring – Alec Baldwin, James Woods, Donald Sutherland
$75m Budget | Box Office $7.6m
Town & Country
$90m Budget | Box Office $10.4
Starring – Warren Beatty, Diane Keaton