January 2002 was a month filled with new movie releases, from drama to comedy to action, there was something for everyone. Here is a list of the new movie releases in January 2002, along with their IMDb and Rotten Tomatoes ratings, as well as YouTube trailers.
List of the Releases
- “Black Hawk Down” – IMDb rating: 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes rating: 76%
Based on true events, “Black Hawk Down” tells the story of a group of elite soldiers who are sent on a mission to capture two top lieutenants of a Somali warlord. However, things take a turn for the worse when their helicopters are shot down and they find themselves stranded in enemy territory. Starring Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor, and Tom Sizemore, “Black Hawk Down” is a gripping and intense war movie that received critical acclaim.
- “A Walk to Remember” – IMDb rating: 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes rating: 27%
Based on the best-selling novel by Nicholas Sparks, “A Walk to Remember” is a romantic drama about a high school bad boy, Landon (Shane West), who falls in love with the school’s good girl, Jamie (Mandy Moore). As their relationship grows, Landon learns the true meaning of love and what it means to truly care for someone. While the film received mixed reviews from critics, it remains a beloved classic for many fans.
- “Snow Dogs” – IMDb rating: 5.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes rating: 25%
“Snow Dogs” is a family-friendly comedy about a Miami dentist, Ted (Cuba Gooding Jr.), who inherits a team of sled dogs from his late mother. Ted travels to Alaska to claim his inheritance and learns the ropes of dog sledding from an experienced local, played by James Coburn. The film received mixed reviews from critics, but it remains a fun and entertaining family movie.
- “Orange County” – IMDb rating: 6.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes rating: 46
“Orange County” is a comedy about a high school senior, Shaun (Colin Hanks), who dreams of attending Stanford University to become a writer. When he is accidentally given the wrong SAT scores, Shaun’s dreams are crushed and he must find a way to convince the university that he is worthy of acceptance. The film also stars Jack Black and Catherine O’Hara and received mixed reviews from critics.
- “The Mothman Prophecies” – IMDb rating: 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes rating: 52%
Based on true events, “The Mothman Prophecies” is a thriller about a journalist (Richard Gere) who investigates strange occurrences in a small West Virginia town. He discovers that the townspeople have been experiencing eerie visions of a mysterious creature known as the Mothman. The film received mixed reviews from critics but remains a suspenseful and intriguing thriller.
Overall, January 2002 had a variety of movies to offer, from intense war dramas to family-friendly comedies. Whether you’re looking for a romantic drama or a suspenseful thriller, there’s a movie for everyone on this list.