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2000 Films

SFFH films are in this color; other films shown are of associational, literary, or cinematic interest.
d. = director; wr. = writer(s); st. = stars
This page last updated 17 October 2000
All 2000 SFFH films listed alphabetically

Jul 7: Disney's The Kid -- d. Jon Turteltaub; st. Bruce Willis, Spencer Breslin. A 40-year-old jerk comes face to face with himself at age 8. website

Jul 7: Scary Movie -- d. Keenan Ivory Wayans; st. Marlon Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Carmen Electra. Another parody of teen horror flicks. website

Jul 14: The Wisdom of Crocodiles -- d. Po-Chih Leong; st. Jude Law. Eerie drama about a man who literally cannot live without love; released in Europe in 1998 and 1999. website | IMDb

Jul 14: X-Men -- d. Bryan Singer; wr. Christopher McQuarrie and Ed Solomon; st. Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Anna Paquin. Live action adaptation of the comic book series about a team of superheroes. website | IMDb

Jul 21: Pokémon The Movie 2000 -- d. Michael & Kunihiko Yuyama Haigney. Japanimation. website

Jul 21: What Lies Beneath -- d. Robert Zemeckis; screenplay Clark Gregg; story Sarah Kernochan and Clark Gregg; st. Harrison Ford, Michelle Pfeiffer. Supernatural thriller, shrouded in secrecy; from an initial idea by Steven Spielberg (ET). website | IMDb

Jul 26: Thomas and the Magic Railroad -- d. Britt Allcroft; st. Alec Baldwin. Inspired by TV show Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends. website

Jul 28: Nutty Professor II: The Klumps -- d. Peter Segal; st. Eddie Murphy, Eddie Murphy, Eddie Murphy... Sequel to earlier film, focusing on the members of the Kump family, all played by Murphy. website

Aug 4: Hollow Man -- d. Paul Verhoeven; screenplay Andrew W. Marlowe; story Gary Scott Thompson and Andrew W. Marlowe; st. Kevin Bacon, Elisabeth Shue. About a man slowly turning invisible. website | IMDb

Aug 4: Space Cowboys -- d. Clint Eastwood; st. Clint Eastwood, Tommy Lee Jones, James Garner, Donald Sutherland. Two NASA veterans are recommissioned for one last mission. website

Aug 11: Bless the Child -- d. Chuck Russell; wr. Tom Rickman, Clifford Green, Ellen Green; st. Kim Basinger, Jimmy Smits. website | IMDb

Aug 18: The Cell -- d. Tarsem Singh; wr. Mark Protosevich; st. Jennifer Lopez, Vince Vaughn, Vincent D'Onofrio, Jake Weber, Marianne Jean-Baptiste. A psychotherapist enters the mind of a serial killer, with graphic FX; from the director of REM's 'Losing My Religion' video. website

Aug 18: Godzilla 2000 -- 23rd installment in the Japanese series, with English subtitles. website

Sep 1: Highlander: Endgame -- d. Douglas Aarniokoski. website | IMDb

Sep 13: Almost Famous -- wr./d. Cameron Crowe; st. Patrick Fugit, Billy Crudup, Kate Hudson, Frances McDormand, Philip Seymour Hoffman. Autobiopic about a rock journalist in 1973. website | IMDb

Sep 22: The Exorcist -- d. William Friedkin. Rerelease with new footage. website

Sep 23: Dancer in the Dark -- wr./d. Lars von Trier; st. Bjork, Catherine Deneuve. 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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