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    By: Ryan McGinley
    • 10. The Player
      Robert Altman's halarious satire on hollywood. One of the great endings in film history.
    • 9. Bringing out the Dead
      Underrated film by Scorsese. The best film about human suffering since Robert Bresson films. A truly reliious and honest movie.
    • 8. Crumb
      A Fascinating documentary. Very funny.
    • 7. JFK
      A Great political film. Masterful direction and editing.
    • 6. For Ever Mozart
      Jean-luc Godard's best film since Tout va Bien.
    • 5. Goodfellas
      The most entertaining film of the 90's. Scorsese is a genius. A tour de force.
    • 4. Ed Wood
      The best film about filmmaking since Fellini's 8 1/2
    • 3. The Thin Red Line
      Terrence Malick's film is a visionary poem, while Speilburgs film was as manipulative as the John Wayne war films it pretends not to be.
    • 2. Fargo
      The best human comedy of the decade.
    • 1. Eyes Wide Shut
      Kubricks haunting final masterpiece.
    I also valued Paul Thomas Andersons films Boogie Nights and Magnolia.
    By: Heather (ImThinkin)
    • 10. Waking Ned Devine
      It's a shame really this film didn't do better than it did. I thought it was a clever fun movie. I don't usually tend to like movies of this sort, but this one definitely stuck with me.
    • 9. Shawshank Redemption
    • 8. Point of No Return
    • 7. Little Women
    • 6. Toy Story / Toy Story 2
    • 5. In the Name of the Father
      GREAT, GREAT movie based on the true story of the Gilford Four. The acting by Daniel Day-Lewis, Pete Postlethwait, and the entire cast is outstanding. It's definitely a stressful film at parts but exceptionally well-done.
    • 4. Fifth Element
      This made it into the "Worst Movies" list... I must say I would've agreed after the first time I saw it in the theatre. Somehow it grew on me and now it's become a fun type movie for me.
    • 3. Patriot Games
      Strangely enough, this movie is calming to my senses. It tends to find its way to the VCR late at night before I head to bed.
    • 2. The Professional
      Jean Reno, Gary Oldman, Natalie Portman. Excellent film, superb acting. "No women, no kids."
    • 1. Usual Suspects
      Far and away my favorite movie of all-time. It's an incredibly intelligent, well-written, well-directed film. Every aspect amazes me more each time I see it! "Back when I was pickin beans in Guatemala..."
    Well that's it.. the 10 movies I can't do without. If the list had been Top 11, then 12 Monkeys would fill the last position. I can't say enough about each of these, which is why I didn't even attempt to. :)
    By: Kyle M.
    • 10. Titanic
      Sweet movie! It is a great and Breathtaking movie all the way through and I can't say it's a must see.....because I'm sure everyones seen it!
    • 9. Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigalow
      Funny. FUNNY. FUNNY!!!!!! This movie is a great one and is has Rob Schnider in it! You can't go wrong!
    • 8. Road Trip (Un-rated)
      A crude and funny movie that is laugh upon laugh all the way through. A funny movie.
    • 7. Life
      Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawerence are a Sde-splitting Duel. These two make laugh upon laugh in this GREAT comdy, you must see this.
    • 6. Office Space
      One man does it all! His name.... Milton Wattoms, the actor.... Stephen Root. This movie is sharp, funny, outragous, and it has a Swingline Stapler in it!!!
    • 5. The Patriot
      Mel Gibson is the man! A great (although a little incorrect) storyline. If you watch for the first time you'll like it!
    • 4. The Green Mile
      ....A+.... A one of a kind movie that has you on the edge of your seat. A real WINNER!
    • 3. Saving Private Ryan
      Powerfully moving and a great storyline. The special effects are out of this world!
    • 2. Scary Movie
      Incredibly.....FUNNY! I laughed the entire way through....3 times in a row! Doofy is SOOOOOOOO Funny.
    • 1. Gladiator
      Russell Crowe is Awesome! Great movie start to finish. A MUST see! The battle clips are breathtaking.

    By: Mike
    • 10. goodFellas
    • 9. The Silence of the Lambs
    • 8. The Fugitive
    • 7. American Beauty
    • 6. Fargo
    • 5. Pretty Women
    • 4. English Patient
    • 3. scent of a women
    • 2. Pulp Fiction
    • 1. As good as it gets

    By: Darren
    • 10. Strip tease
      what can I say?
    • 9. Beauty And The Beast
    • 8. Notting Hill
      hot guy...
    • 7. Armageddon
      That guy is so hot!
    • 6. 10 things I hate about you
    • 5. American Pie
      saw it with my daddy!
    • 4. The Man In The Iron Mask
      made me cry
    • 3. The Fifth Element
    • 2. Ever After
      Hot guy...
    • 1. Dragonheart
      This movie made you believe in all it's mysteries.

    By: cj
    • 10. Lonesome Dove
    • 9. Cowboy way
    • 8. Dumb & Dumber
    • 7. austin powers 2
      O yel bady
    • 6. 10 things i hate about you
    • 5. Varsity blues
    • 4. zenon the 21st century blank
    • 3. home alone 3
    • 2. Big mama's house
    • 1. American Pie

    By: ~*Ashley*~
    • 10. Friday
      Cool movie, especially how he did all that in one day.
    • 9. Forrest Gump
      This man could run
    • 8. Set It Off
      W.I.C (women in charge) even if they are robbing banks. I cried at the end of this movie =(
    • 7. Scream 3
      I like movies with such great endings. The best part about this movie was that it brought all of the sequals together and it really made u think.
    • 6. Scary Movie
      No comment
    • 5. Nutty Professor
      Funny, funny, funny! Although it cracks jokes on big people, the main character of the movie tells us to just love ourselves the way we are and I think that this was a great message to everyone. I cried at this one too =(
    • 4. Soul Food
      A movie that represents typical families and relationships of the 90s. Togetherness, love, and adultery =) This movie rocks! I cried too =(
    • 3. American Pie
      one word...funny! A great outlook on teen sexuality.
    • 2. Titanic
      As long as this movie lasted and as much as it made me cry...it should have a spot right next to number 1 =)
    • 1. Sixth Sense
      Honest, after I saw this movie, it took me at least one month to go to sleep without thinking some ghost was at the foot of my bed or in the doorway. This movie is number 1 because it just had such a great and surprising ending. It's a movie that just really makes you think. Although I went through some trauma,lol I still think this movie is the number 1 movie of the 90s!
    As you can see...I like to cry. Any movies that make me cry are gonna be my top favorites. Player's Club, Life, Blue Streak, The Best Man are some of my other fave movies but just didnt make it.
    By: Kyle Beach
    • 10. Dogma
      Faith is a funny thing
    • 9. Big Daddy
      Adam Sandler rules!
    • 8. Saving Silverman
      Not very popular, but still hilarious
    • 7. Clerks
      one of the most funniest movies ever
    • 6. Me, Myself, and Irene
      Jim Carrey and the Farrely Brotheres did it again!
    • 5. Dumb and Dumber
      So funny!
    • 4. Mallrats
      VERY underated!
    • 3. American Pie
      High School is very R rated
    • 2. There's Something About Mary
    • 1. Chasing Amy
      Kevin Smith is a genius!!!

    By: Danielle
    • 10. Scream
      its not that scary but very entertaining, its a mad movie with the extra bonus of skeet.
    • 9. 10 things i hate about you
      health ledger....yummy
    • 8. Ever After
      because every girl wants to find her prince charming and live happily ever after.
    • 7. Titanic
      romantic, yet predicable
    • 6. Waynes world
      its just pain funny.
    • 5. Pulp Fiction
      its a classic
    • 4. Americian History X
      it really makes you think.
    • 3. Curel Intenstions
      sex, violence, love and a major bitch. what else do you need in a kick ass movie
    • 2. Clueless
      its the funnest movie, i always wanted to be just like them, just not as bloude.
    • 1. Romeo and Juilet
      well its the best love story and directed by the best diector
    Buffy, national lampoon's senor trip, muriel's wedding and studio 54 are also must sees.
    By: Hennis Roussel
    • 10. Gettsyburgh
      Maybe because I am a Civil War buff and a history teacher, but this is a great film.
    • 9. Saving Private Ryan
      The first 20 minutes of this film are as powerful as any piece of cinema ever produced.
    • 8. Sling Blade
      The acting in this film was outstanding.
    • 7. JFK
      The greatest courtroom drama ever made. Costner's closing statements still move me today.
    • 6. Forrest Gump
      I have always loved films about the South.
    • 5. As Good As It Gets
      Best Comedy/Drama I have ever seen. Nicholson was superb.
    • 4. Titanic
      I love films which have tragedy, and this film had it all!!!
    • 3. The Shawshank Redemption
      The scene where Tim Robbin's character plays the opera record and the entire prison yards freezes and listens to it was a cinematic masterpiece. You have to see this film.
    • 2. Braveheart
      Awesome film with so much emotion.
    • 1. Schindler's List
      This film still haunts me today and every time I hear the theme it over powers me.

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