May 2001 Movie Releases

A list of the May 2001 movie releases, includes trailers and descriptions.

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“May 2001 Movie Releases”

May 2001 was a big month for movie releases, with a number of highly anticipated films hitting theaters. Here are some of the biggest movies that were released in May 2001:

-A Beautiful Mind: This biopic about Nobel Prize-winning mathematician John Nash starred Russell Crowe and was directed by Ron Howard. It was a critical and commercial success, grossing over $250 million at the box office.

-Moulin Rouge!: This Baz Luhrmann-directed musical starred Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor. It was a critical and commercial success, grossing over $180 million at the worldwide box office.

-The Mummy Returns: The sequel to the 1999 hit The Mummy, this action-adventure film featured Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, and John Hannah. It was a huge box office success, grossing over $400 million worldwide.

“The Best Movies of May 2001”

Here are the best movies that were released in May of 2001, according to Rotten Tomatoes.

1. “Mulholland Drive” – This film noir classic from director David Lynch tells the story of an aspiring actress who is caught up in a Hollywood conspiracy.
2. “The Man Who Wasn’t There” – This dark comedic drama from director Joel Coen follows a barber who gets caught up in a blackmailing scheme.
3. “Donnie Darko” – This cult classic sci-fi film stars Jake Gyllenhaal as a high school student who is visited by a time-traveling rabbit.
4. “Gosford Park” – This Robert Altman film is a mystery set in an English country estate in the 1930s.

“The Worst Movies of May 2001”

Here are the worst movies of May 2001, according to Rotten Tomatoes.

-3000 Miles to Graceland (11%)
-RHM: Retired Heavyweight MMA (19%)
-Super Troopers (25%)
-Tomcats (27%)

“May 2001 Movie Previews”

As the weather warms up and the days get longer, Hollywood cranks up the release of big budget blockbusters in an effort to lure audiences away from the great outdoors. This May is no exception, with studios hoping to score big at the box office with a diverse group of releases.

For action lovers, “The Mummy Returns” starring Brendan Fraser and Rachel Weisz hits theaters on May 4th. The much-anticipated sequel to the 1999 summer hit “The Mummy”, this film follows the further adventures of Egyptologist Rick O’Connell as he tries to stop Imhotep, an ancient mummy who has been resurrected and is bent on world domination.

Comedy fans will be flocking to see “Shrek”, a computer-animated film from Dreamworks SKG about a loveable green ogre who sets out on a quest to rescue a beautiful princess from a dragon-guarded castle. The voice cast for this movie includes Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy and Cameron Diaz, and “Shrek” hits theaters on May 18th.

Those looking for something a little more thought-provoking can check out “Moulin Rouge”, director Baz Luhrmann’s highly-stylized musical about love and betrayal set against the backdrop of Paris’ famed turn-of-the-century nightclub. Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor star in this film, which opens on May 18th.

“May 2001 in Film”

May 2001 saw the release of many notable films. The following is a list of some of the month’s most talked-about releases:

-A Knight’s Tale
-The Mummy Returns
-Pearl Harbor

“The Top Ten Movies of May 2001”

Here are the top ten movies of May 2001, according to Box Office Mojo:

1. “2001: A Space Odyssey”
2. “Alien”
3. “The Blues Brothers”
4. “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial”
5. “Gilda”
6. “The Godfather”
7. “The Godfather, Part II”
8. “Jaws”
9. “Schindler’s List”
10. “Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope”

“May 2001 Movie Releases by Genre”

Here is a list of May 2001 movie releases, organized by genre.

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-All Over Me
-Angela’s Ashes
-The Luzhin Defence
-One Night at McCool’s
-Tomorrow Never Dies
Action/Adventure: -The Mummy Returns -Swordfish Romance: -A Knight’s Tale Comedy: -Even Cowgirls Get the Blues Family/Animation: -Cats & Dogs Mystery/Suspense/Thriller: -Blow

“May 2001 Movie Releases by Studio”

In May 2001, film releases in the United States were dominated by releases from four major studios. Buena Vista released “The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas” and “Two Can Play That Game”, while Paramount released “Moulin Rouge”, “Tomb Raider” and ” Shrek”. 20th Century Fox released “Ice Age” and “Down to Earth”, while Dreamworks released “Ali” and “Gladiator”.

“May 2001 Movie Releases by Country”

May 2001 movie releases in the United States and Canada are listed below. releases in other countries are not listed.

-A Knight’s Tale
-Blow Dry
-Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course
-Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood
-The Management

“May 2001 Movie Releases by Month”

The following is a list of movies that were released in May 2001.

-A Knight’s Tale
-Mulholland Drive
-The Mummy Returns
-The Prince of Egypt

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