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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

Apr 7: Me Myself I -- wr./d. Pip Karmel; st. Rachel Griffiths. A woman meets the self she would have been had she accepted a marriage proposal 13 years before. website

Apr 14: American Psycho -- d. Mary Harron; screenplay Mary Harron and Guinevere Turner; st. Christian Bale. Based on Bret Easton Ellis' novel about an amoral, fashion-conscious serial killer. website

Apr 21: U-571 -- d. Jonathan Mostow; screenplay Jonathan Mostow and Sam Montgomery and David Ayer; story Jonathan Mostow; st. Matthew McConaughey, Bill Paxton, Harvey Keitel. A World War II submarine plots to steal an encrypting device from a Nazi U-boat. website | IMDb

Apr 28: Frequency -- d. Gregory Hoblit; wr. Toby Emmerich; st. Dennis Quaid, Jim Caviezel. A man communicates with his dead father across 30 years via short-wave radio. website | IMDb

Apr 28: Time Code -- wr./d. Mike Figgis; st. Kyle MacLachlan, Holly Hunter. Four-in-one film with the screen divided into quarters, displaying 90 minute continuous takes, about a group of LA denizens. website | IMDb

May 5: Gladiator -- d. Ridley Scott; screenplay David Franzoni and John Logan and William Nicholson; story David Franzoni; st. Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Richard Harris. Gladiator picture, positioned to be the opening summer blockbuster. website | IMDb

May 12: Battlefield Earth -- d. Roger Christian; screenplay Corey Mandell and J. D. Shapiro; based on the novel by L. Ron Hubbard; st. John Travolta, Forest Whitaker. From L. Ron Hubbard's novel. website | IMDb

May 19: Dinosaur -- d. Ralph Zondag & Eric Leighton; screenplay John Harrison and Robert Nelson Jacobs; original screenplay Walon Green. The latest in state-of-the-art animation; $200 million worth. website | IMDb

May 19: Small Time Crooks -- wr./d. Woody Allen; st. Woody Allen, Tracey Ullman, Hugh Grant. The director's 32nd feature; a return to slapstick. The film's website, curiously, is at Amazon. website

May 24: Mission Impossible 2 -- d. John Woo; screenplay Robert Towne, story Ronald D. Moore & Brannon Braga; st. Tom Cruise, Anthony Hopkins, Ving Rhames. Sequel to the film based on the '60s TV series. website

May 26: 8 1/2 Women -- d. Peter Greenaway; st. Polly Walker, Toni Collette, Amanda Plummer. Greenaway's Fellini homage. website

May 26: Passion of Mind -- d. Alain Berliner; st. Demi Moore. A woman alternates identities in her dreams. website

Jun 16: Jesus' Son -- d. Alison Maclean; st. Billy Crudup, Dennis Hopper. Based on Denis Johnson's novel about a wayward druggie. website

Jun 16: Titan A.E. -- d. Don & Gary Goldman Bluth; st. Matt Damon, Drew Barrymore (voices). Space opera animation, product of 12-15 different writers, according to ET. (Fox) website | IMDb

Jun 21: Chicken Run -- d. Peter Lord and Nick Park; screenplay by Karey Kirkpatrick, story by Peter Lord and Nick Park.

Jun 23: Me, Myself, and Irene -- wr./d. Bob & Peter Farrelly; st. Jim Carrey, Renee Zellweger. A man's two split personalities both fall for the same woman; by the There's Something About Mary team. website

Jun 30: The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle -- d. Des McAnuff; st. Rene Russo, Jason Alexander, Robert De Niro. Live action version of Jay Ward's subversive '60s TV cartoon; De Niro plays Fearless Leader. website

Jun 30: The Patriot -- d. Roland Emmerich; wr. Rodat, Robert; st. Mel Gibson. Independence Day director/producer turn to the American revolution. website

Jun 30: The Perfect Storm -- d. Wolfgang Petersen; st. George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio. Based on Sebastian Junger's nonfiction book about a spectacular 1991 storm off Newfoundland. (Warner Bros.) website | IMDb

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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