Best popcorn fun award winning movies from 2001

View today’s top 10 movies with popcorn fun from 2001 based on the crowd's interest from popular searches across the country. People have searched for the greatest movies of all time with popcorn fun from 2001.

1 Shrek (2001)

It ain't easy bein' green -- especially if you're a likable (albeit smelly) ogre named Shrek. On a mission to retrieve a gorgeous princess from the clutches of a fire-breathing dragon, Shrek teams up with an unlikely compatriot -- a wisecracking donkey.

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2001-05-18 | Animation / Comedy

Cast

Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy

Rating

rating icon 7.744
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #27 for
    bawdy
  2. Ranked #41 for
    with cockney accent
  3. Ranked #85 for
    potty humor

Trailer

Shrek trailer
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2 The Fast and the Furious (2001)

Dominic Toretto is a Los Angeles street racer suspected of masterminding a series of big-rig hijackings. When undercover cop Brian O'Conner infiltrates Toretto's iconoclastic crew, he falls for Toretto's sister and must choose a side: the gang or the LAPD.

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2001-06-22 | Action / Crime

Cast

Paul Walker, Vin Diesel

Rating

rating icon 6.982
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #47 for
    vehicular carnage
  2. Ranked #87 for
    wall to wall
  3. Ranked #118 for
    adrenaline fueled

Trailer

The Fast and the Furious trailer
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3 Monsters, Inc. (2001)

Lovable Sulley and his wisecracking sidekick Mike Wazowski are the top scare team at Monsters, Inc., the scream-processing factory in Monstropolis. When a little girl named Boo wanders into their world, it's the monsters who are scared silly, and it's up to Sulley and Mike to keep her out of sight and get her back home.

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2001-11-01 | Animation / Comedy

Cast

John Goodman, Billy Crystal

Rating

rating icon 7.844
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #20 for
    for toddlers
  2. Ranked #59 for
    kid-friendly
  3. Ranked #67 for
    bloodcurdling

Trailer

Monsters, Inc. trailer
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4 Rush Hour 2 (2001)

It's vacation time for Carter as he finds himself alongside Lee in Hong Kong wishing for more excitement. While Carter wants to party and meet the ladies, Lee is out to track down a Triad gang lord who may be responsible for killing two men at the American Embassy. Things get complicated as the pair stumble onto a counterfeiting plot. The boys are soon up to their necks in fist fights and life-threatening situations. A trip back to the U.S. may provide the answers about the bombing, the counterfeiting, and the true allegiance of sexy customs agent Isabella.

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2001-08-03 | Action / Comedy

Cast

Jackie Chan, Chris Tucker

Rating

rating icon 6.74
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #77 for
    sabbatical
  2. Ranked #87 for
    fish out of water
  3. Ranked #189 for
    barn-burner

Trailer

Rush Hour 2 trailer
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5 Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001)

Harry Potter has lived under the stairs at his aunt and uncle's house his whole life. But on his 11th birthday, he learns he's a powerful wizard—with a place waiting for him at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As he learns to harness his newfound powers with the help of the school's kindly headmaster, Harry uncovers the truth about his parents' deaths—and about the villain who's to blame.

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2001-11-16 | Adventure / Fantasy

Cast

Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint

Rating

rating icon 7.913
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #124 for
    trending now
  2. Ranked #151 for
    magical
  3. Ranked #242 for
    popular

Trailer

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone trailer
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6 Pearl Harbor (2001)

The lifelong friendship between Rafe McCawley and Danny Walker is put to the ultimate test when the two ace fighter pilots become entangled in a love triangle with beautiful Naval nurse Evelyn Johnson. But the rivalry between the friends-turned-foes is immediately put on hold when they find themselves at the center of Japan's devastating attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941.

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2001-05-21 | War / History

Cast

Ben Affleck, Kate Beckinsale

Rating

rating icon 6.937
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #6 for
    sad
  2. Ranked #11 for
    like Titanic
  3. Ranked #27 for
    Aerial Combat

Trailer

Pearl Harbor trailer
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7 The Mummy Returns (2001)

Rick and Evelyn O’Connell, along with their 8-year-old son Alex, discover the key to the legendary Scorpion King’s might: the fabled Bracelet of Anubis. Unfortunately, a newly resurrected Imhotep has designs on the bracelet as well, and isn’t above kidnapping its new bearer, Alex, to gain control of Anubis’s otherworldly army.

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2001-05-04 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz

Rating

rating icon 6.377
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #92 for
    swashbuckler
  2. Ranked #135 for
    turn your brain off
  3. Ranked #182 for
    matte shot

Trailer

The Mummy Returns trailer
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8 Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)

English aristocrat Lara Croft is skilled in hand-to-hand combat and in the midst of a battle with a secret society. The shapely archaeologist moonlights as a tomb raider to recover lost antiquities and meets her match in the wicked Powell, who's in search of a powerful relic.

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2001-06-11 | Adventure / Fantasy

Cast

Angelina Jolie, Iain Glen

Rating

rating icon 5.892
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #99 for
    globetrotting
  2. Ranked #154 for
    swashbuckler
  3. Ranked #202 for
    fantasy sequence

Trailer

Lara Croft: Tomb Raider trailer
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9 Moulin Rouge! (2001)

A celebration of love and creative inspiration takes place in the infamous, gaudy and glamorous Parisian nightclub, at the cusp of the 20th century. A young poet, who is plunged into the heady world of Moulin Rouge, begins a passionate affair with the club's most notorious and beautiful star.

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2001-05-24 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor

Rating

rating icon 7.568
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #16 for
    great soundtrack
  2. Ranked #25 for
    critically acclaimed
  3. Ranked #26 for
    great sound effects

Trailer

Moulin Rouge! trailer
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10 Shaolin Soccer (2001)

A young Shaolin follower reunites with his discouraged brothers to form a soccer team using their martial art skills to their advantage.

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2001-07-05 | Action / Comedy

Cast

Stephen Chow, Zhao Wei

Rating

rating icon 7.117
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #66 for
    gun fu
  2. Ranked #69 for
    chopsocky
  3. Ranked #124 for
    underdog

Trailer

Shaolin Soccer trailer
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