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SFFH films are in this color; other films shown are of associational, literary, or cinematic interest.
d. = director; wr. = writer(s); st. = stars

All 2000 SFFH films listed alphabetically

Jan 1: Fantasia/2000 -- Seven new sequences, one holdover; showing on IMAX screens beginning January 1st (limited release December 1999). website

Jan 14: Supernova -- d. Thomas Lee; wr. David Campbell Wilson, story by William Malone and Daniel Chuba; st. James Spader, Angela Bassett, Lou Diamond Phillips, Peter Facinelli, Wilson Cruz. A medical starship rescues a strange young man from a distant planet. (MGM/UA) IMDb

Feb 4: Scream 3 -- d. Wes Craven; st. Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox.

Feb 11: The Beach -- d. Danny Boyle; st. Leonardo DiCaprio. From the Alex Garland novel, about an American in Thailand searching for paradise. website

Feb 11: The Tigger Movie -- d. Jun Falkenstein. Animated Disney film based on the Winnie-the-Pooh characters. website | IMDb

Feb 18: Wonder Boys -- d. Curtis Hanson; st. Michael Douglas, Tobey Maguire. From Michael Chabon's novel about a successful first novelist under pressure to produce a second book. website

Feb 25: Judy Berlin -- d. Eric Mendelsohn. What happens when a solar eclipse occurs over Long Island suburbs; an art house hit. IMDb

Feb 25: Pitch Black -- wr./d. David Twohy. Survivors of a crippled starship are marooned on a world full of savage, nocturnal beasts; by the director of ''The Arrival''. website | IMDb

Mar 3: What Planet Are You From? -- d. Mike Nichols; st. Gary Shandling, Annette Bening, John Goodman, Greg Kinnear, Ben Kingsley, Linda Fiorentino. A space alien comes to earth to impregnate a human woman. website

Mar 10: Mission to Mars -- d. Brian DePalma; st. Gary Sinise, Tim Robbins, Don Cheadle. A mission to Mars discovers artifacts of an alien civilization. (Buena Vista) website | IMDb

Mar 10: The Ninth Gate -- d. Roman Polanski; st. Johnny Depp, Frank Langella, Lena Olin. About a rare book dealer hired by track down a demonic tome; based on Arturo Perez-Reverte's The Club Dumas. website | IMDb

Mar 17: Erin Brockovich -- d. Steven Soderbergh; wr. Susannah Grant, Richard LaGravanese; st. Julia Roberts, Albert Finney. A file clerk takes on a public utility over contaminated water; based on a true story. website

Mar 17: Final Destination -- d. James Wong; wr. Glen Morgan & James Wong. Teen horror flick about survivors of an airplane wreck who start dying, one by one. By two ''X-Files'' writers. website | IMDb

Mar 17: Winter Sleepers -- d. Tom Tykwer. From the director of ''Run Lola Run'', a tale of chain reactions and fate; released in Germany as ''Winterschläfer'', 1997. website | IMDb

Mar 24: Waking the Dead -- d. Keith Gordon; wr. Robert Dillon, based on novel by Scott Spencer; st. Billy Crudup, Jennifer Connelly, Janet McTeer, Hal Holbrook. A politician wonders if his deceased girlfriend is still alive. website

Mar 31: High Fidelity -- d. Stephen Frears; screenplay D.V. DeVincentis & Steve Pink & John Cusack and Scott Rosenberg; based on novel by Nick Hornby; st. John Cusack, Jack Black, Lisa Bonet. The romantic misadventures of a rock-n-roll fan.

Mar 31: The Road to El Dorado -- st. Kevin Kline, Kenneth Branagh, Rosie Perez (voices). Animated film about two stowaways who come to the New World in 1519 and discover the fabled city. website

Film listings are drawn Coming Attractions, Web Film Release Schedule, IMDb's upcoming movie releases, and periodic listings in the Los Angeles Times, New York Times, and Entertainment Weekly. Dates are for scheduled first releases in major US cities, and are highly subject to change!.
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