Rare Photos From The 2000s No One Talks About

By Sophia Maddox | July 10, 2023

Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu and Cameron Diaz ‘Charlie’s Angels’, October 2000

The aughts were a decade where everything happened at once. A clash of styles occurred as civilization moved into the new millennium, while many people looked forward to a new era, others drew inspiration from the past.

These rarely seen snapshots from the 2000s show the enthusiasm and excitement that came with greeting a new decade, even if everyone was unsure of what exactly was going to happen. The excitement and sensuality of the decade spills over from each photo, so make sure you have plenty of time to spend on each shot.

If you’re ready to have your concept of the 2000s challenged then start scrolling through these fascinating photos from the first decade of the new millennium.

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One of the greatest films of the aughts was Charlie’s Angels - the maximalist, over the top action film that didn’t have much of a plot but that didn’t really need one.

The film is excessive, but it’s not like it’s trying to be a little indie movie or anything. Rather than try to pretend that it was something that it’s not, 2000’s Charlie’s Angels takes everything about the original series and blows it out, makes it bigger, and gives the audience what it wants.

Charlie’s Angels is relentlessly positive, which makes sense because it’s produced by Drew Barrymore and she doesn’t have a frowny bone in her body. If you haven’t this movie in a while you’ve got to find a VHS of it right now.

Lebron James at Monday Night Raw, 2003

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Two things exploded in the 2000s, Lebron James and professional wrestling. Sure, wrestling’s popularity comes in waves but after slowing down a bit in the late ‘90s it made a come back in the early 2000s. One of wrestling’s biggest fans is none other than Lebron James, an inarguable giant in the world of basketball.

James is such a big fan of wrestling that he’s posed with a championship belt, released a pair of Nikes that were inspired by Ric Flair’s robes, and actually reached out to the Nature Boy to let him know that he’s the “inventor of swag.”