Best award winning movies with a compelling portrayal from 2001

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with a compelling portrayal from 2001! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with a compelling portrayal from 2001, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 The Son's Room (2001)

A psychoanalyst and his family go through profound emotional trauma when their son dies in a scuba diving accident.

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2001-03-09 | Drama

Cast

Nanni Moretti, Laura Morante

Rating

rating icon 7.077
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #110 for
    therapeutic
  2. Ranked #129 for
    consoling
  3. Ranked #144 for
    mawkish

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2 In the Bedroom (2001)

Summertime on the coast of Maine, "In the Bedroom" centers on the inner dynamics of a family in transition. Matt Fowler is a doctor practicing in his native Maine and is married to New York born Ruth Fowler, a music teacher. His son is involved in a love affair with a local single mother. As the beauty of Maine's brief and fleeting summer comes to an end, these characters find themselves in the midst of unimaginable tragedy.

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2001-11-23 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Tom Wilkinson, Sissy Spacek

Rating

rating icon 6.917
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #86 for
    Oscar-worthy performance
  2. Ranked #111 for
    great acting
  3. Ranked #111 for
    shoo in

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3 Iris (2001)

True story of the lifelong romance between novelist Iris Murdoch and her husband John Bayley, from their student days through her battle with Alzheimer's disease.

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2001-12-14 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Kate Winslet, Judi Dench

Rating

rating icon 6.431
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #109 for
    downward spiral
  2. Ranked #110 for
    juxtaposition
  3. Ranked #134 for
    flirtatious

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4 Gosford Park (2001)

In 1930s England, a group of pretentious rich and famous gather together for a weekend of relaxation at a hunting resort. But when a murder occurs, each one of these interesting characters becomes a suspect.

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2001-11-07 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #36 for
    like Knives Out
  2. Ranked #72 for
    prissy
  3. Ranked #82 for
    decadent

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5 A Beautiful Mind (2001)

In a decades-spanning biopic, brilliant mathematician John Forbes Nash Jr. makes history in his field as schizophrenia sets in.

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2001-12-14 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly

Rating

rating icon 7.859
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #46 for
    Oscar-worthy performance
  2. Ranked #65 for
    poindexter
  3. Ranked #75 for
    remarkable

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6 The Piano Teacher (2001)

Erika Kohut, a sexually repressed piano teacher living with her domineering mother, meets a young man who starts romantically pursuing her.

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2001-09-05 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Isabelle Huppert, Annie Girardot

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #55 for
    tour de force
  2. Ranked #68 for
    tremendously talented
  3. Ranked #103 for
    prissy

Trailer

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7 Ghost World (2001)

Two quirky, cynical teenaged girls try to figure out what to do with their lives after high school graduation. After they play a prank on an eccentric, middle aged record collector, one of them befriends him, which causes a rift in the girls' friendship.

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2001-07-20 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Thora Birch, Steve Buscemi

Rating

rating icon 7.077
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #71 for
    slacker
  2. Ranked #91 for
    jock
  3. Ranked #113 for
    techno-geek

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8 Ali (2001)

In 1964, a brash, new pro boxer, fresh from his Olympic gold medal victory, explodes onto the scene: Cassius Clay. Bold and outspoken, he cuts an entirely new image for African Americans in sport with his proud public self-confidence and his unapologetic belief that he is the greatest boxer of all time. Yet at the top of his game, both Ali's personal and professional lives face the ultimate test.

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2001-12-10 | Drama

Cast

Will Smith, Jamie Foxx

Rating

rating icon 6.763
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #83 for
    brash
  2. Ranked #102 for
    Biography
  3. Ranked #140 for
    cocksure

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9 Y Tu Mamá También (2001)

In Mexico, two teenage boys and an attractive older woman embark on a road trip and learn a thing or two about life, friendship, sex, and each other.

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2001-06-08 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Gael García Bernal, Diego Luna

Rating

rating icon 7.413
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #21 for
    bawdy
  2. Ranked #89 for
    like Porky's
  3. Ranked #90 for
    erotically charging

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10 The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)

Royal Tenenbaum and his wife Etheline had three children and then they separated. All three children are extraordinary --- all geniuses. Virtually all memory of the brilliance of the young Tenenbaums was subsequently erased by two decades of betrayal, failure, and disaster. Most of this was generally considered to be their father's fault. "The Royal Tenenbaums" is the story of the family's sudden, unexpected reunion one recent winter.

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2001-10-05 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Gene Hackman, Anjelica Huston

Rating

rating icon 7.486
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #172 for
    zany
  2. Ranked #200 for
    like Fantastic Mr. Fox
  3. Ranked #204 for
    corky

Trailer

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