Get Ready to Feel Old: 20 Movies That Came Out 10 Years Ago


We don’t generally find ourselves getting worked up about film festival announcements, but reading this Variety item about additions to this year’s New York Film Festival line-up, we nearly did a spit take. You see, NYFF has announced plans to do a handful of anniversary screenings — including The Royal Tenenbaums and what we consider to be Hayao Miyazaki’s masterpiece, Spirited Away. Because they came out ten years ago. In 2001. If this makes you feel old, we’re right there with you. Continue to freak yourself out with a list of 20 more seemingly recent movies that actually premiered a decade ago after the jump.


Bridget Jones’s Diary

Donnie Darko

The Fast and the Furious

Ghost World


Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back

Legally Blonde

Monsoon Wedding

Monsters, Inc.

Moulin Rouge!

Mullholland Drive

Ocean’s 11


Super Troopers

Waking Life

Wet Hot American Summer