Films That Define A Decade - 00s Collection
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The ‘noughties’ was a turbulent decade, with things seemingly changing faster than we could keep up with! Addictive social media platforms saturated our daily lives, and the innovation of technology made films more popular and accessible than ever before.
8 Mile (2002)
Set in 1995 in the bleak, urban battle zone of Detroit, the film follows the struggles of a young man who is desperate to make a better life for himself. Jimmy Smith, Jr., better known as Rabbit, is destined for a life of squalor. Living in a cramped trailer with his deadbeat mom (Kim Basinger), Rabbit works in a factory to make ends meet. His only outlet is hip-hop. Possessing a talent for freestyle rapping, Rabbit still hasn't managed to unleash his true potential. But his best friend, Future (Mekhi Phifer), is determined to make that happen. Future forces Rabbit to enter a freestyle battle that he blew the week before, giving him another chance at redemption.
Forced into slavery by the corrupt, incestuous heir to the throne, Roman general Maximus (Russell Crowe) becomes a gladiator. His prowess in the arena will eventually lead him to Rome, the Colosseum and a vengeful showdown with the new emperor. An Academy Award winning masterpiece, Gladiator is epic movie story-telling brought thrillingly into the 21st century by master director Ridley Scott.
The Bourne Identity (2002)
Pulled from the sea with two bullets in his back, Jason Bourne discovers he has the skills of a very dangerous man and no memory of his violent past. Racing to unlock the secret of his own identity, he discovers the deadly truth: he's an elite government agent. But to the government, Jason Bourne isn't just their property, he's a malfunctioning thirty million dollar weapon.
Mamma Mia! (2008)
Academy Award winner Meryl Streep leads the cast of Mamma Mia!, the screen version of the worldwide stage musical phenomenon featuring the songs of ABBA. Streep stars as Donna, the mother to Sophie, who's on a quest to discover the identity of her father on the eve of her wedding. Three men from Donna's past return to the paradise they last visited 20 years ago, resulting in a trip down the aisle no one will ever forget.
|Label||Universal Sony Pictures P/l|
|Consumer Advice||Coarse language, adult themes, sex scenes and violence|
|Year of Release||2000|
|Primary Format - Movies/TV||DVD|