February 2001 saw the release of several highly anticipated movies. From action to romance to comedy, there was something for everyone. Let’s take a closer look at the top releases of February 2001.
Great Releases in February 2001
- Earnings: $350.6 million
- IMDb rating: 6.8/10
- Rotten Tomatoes rating: 39%
- Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=psaCM1j9LEM
The sequel to the popular movie “Silence of the Lambs” saw the return of Anthony Hopkins as the infamous cannibal Hannibal Lecter. The movie follows the story of FBI Agent Clarice Starling as she tries to track down Lecter, who has gone into hiding in Europe.
- Down to Earth
- Earnings: $71.2 million
- IMDb rating: 5.5/10
- Rotten Tomatoes rating: 20%
- Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=itV7L8Gv4u4
Starring Chris Rock and Regina King, “Down to Earth” is a comedy about a comedian who dies and is reincarnated as a wealthy white man. The movie explores themes of identity, race, and class.
- Sweet November
- Earnings: $65.7 million
- IMDb rating: 6.7/10
- Rotten Tomatoes rating: 15%
- Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gTuzTJE0z-I
Starring Keanu Reeves and Charlize Theron, “Sweet November” is a romantic drama about a workaholic businessman who falls in love with a free-spirited woman. The movie explores themes of love, loss, and the importance of living in the moment.
- 3000 Miles to Graceland
- Earnings: $18.7 million
- IMDb rating: 5.9/10
- Rotten Tomatoes rating: 14%
- Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WymLxU6aJU8
Starring Kevin Costner and Kurt Russell, “3000 Miles to Graceland” is an action movie about a group of criminals who plan a heist during a convention of Elvis Presley impersonators. The movie is full of shootouts, car chases, and explosive action scenes.
- Head Over Heels
- Earnings: $10.4 million
- IMDb rating: 5.4/10
- Rotten Tomatoes rating: 11%
- Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wf-fbEiZzCo
“Head Over Heels” is a romantic comedy about a woman who suspects her new boyfriend might be a murderer. Starring Freddie Prinze Jr. and Monica Potter, the movie is full of laughs and hijinks.
February 2001 had a mix of genres, from action to romance to comedy. While some movies were box office hits, others failed to impress critics. Nevertheless, they all provide a snapshot of the film industry in that era. If you missed these movies when they were first released, now is the perfect time to catch up and experience the best of February 2001.