28 Facts About 2000s Movies That’ll Make You Say ‘Wait…WHAT?’

The 2000s are long enough now that can we look back on them through a nostalgic lens (while also wondering where we went wrong). There’s so much fondly remembered pop culture from the era, particular movies. It was truly a golden age of films centered around young characters trying to figure out the world, especially young women. Here are some things you probably didn’t know about some of the biggest and best female-fronted movies from the ‘00s.


Lindsay Lohan’s character in Freaky Friday was originally written as goth, but they changed it because Lohan didn’t think it was a good idea.


Bend It Like Beckham was almost released in the U.S. as Move It Like Mia (as in Mia Hamm) because the studio wasn’t sure Americans would know soccer star David Beckham, or what “bend it” meant.


Parminder Nagra played a character a decade younger than she was in real life.