March 2002 was an exciting month for movie enthusiasts, with a variety of genres being represented in the month’s releases. From comedies to dramas and thrillers, there was something for everyone. Here is a guide to the best movies of the month, including their IMDb and Rotten Tomatoes ratings, as well as YouTube trailers.
- “Ice Age” – IMDb rating: 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes rating: 77%
“Ice Age” is an animated comedy adventure that follows a woolly mammoth, a sloth, and a saber-toothed tiger on a journey to return a human baby to its tribe. The film was a commercial and critical success, with praise for its animation, humor, and heartwarming story.
- “We Were Soldiers” – IMDb rating: 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes rating: 63%
“We Were Soldiers” is a war film based on the book “We Were Soldiers Once… and Young” by Lt. Col. Harold G. Moore and Joseph L. Galloway. The film stars Mel Gibson as Moore and follows the first major battle between the United States and North Vietnam in 1965. The film was praised for its performances, direction, and accurate depiction of the war.
- “Resident Evil” – IMDb rating: 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes rating: 35%
“Resident Evil” is a horror film based on the popular video game series of the same name. The film follows Alice, played by Milla Jovovich, as she wakes up in a top-secret underground facility and fights to survive against a deadly virus that turns humans into zombies. The film was a commercial success and spawned a franchise.
- “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” (re-release) – IMDb rating: 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes rating: 98%
“E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” is a classic family adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg. The film tells the story of a young boy named Elliott who befriends an extraterrestrial, who he tries to help return home. The film received critical acclaim upon its original release in 1982 and its 2002 re-release was praised for its visual and audio enhancements.