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    By: Mary Olson
    • 10. When a man loves a woman
    • 9. Liar Liar
    • 8. Forest Gump
    • 7. Titanic
    • 6. She's all that
    • 5. Varsity Blues
    • 4. Soul Food
    • 3. Big Daddy
    • 2. American Pie
    • 1. Cruel Intentions

    By: Brad Arthur
    • 10. Black Sheep
    • 9. Tommy Boy
    • 8. Scream 2
    • 7. Happy Gilmore
    • 6. Deep Blue Sea
    • 5. Belly
    • 4. Billy Madison
    • 3. Liar Liar
    • 2. Dumb and Dumber
    • 1. Last of the Mohicans
      inspiring movie. made my friend barry cry every time we watched it.

    By: barry welsh
    • 10. next friday
    • 9. friday
    • 8. i got the hookup
    • 7. conspiracy theory
    • 6. heaven is a playground
    • 5. above the rim
    • 4. He got game
    • 3. titanic
    • 2. Top gun
    • 1. Boyz In the Hood

    By: Paul Parrick
    • 10. The Fan
    • 9. Scream 2
    • 8. Above the Rim
    • 7. American Pie
    • 6. Top Gun
    • 5. Mission Impossible
    • 4. Liar Liar
    • 3. He Got Game
    • 2. Face Off
    • 1. Happy Gilmore

    By: Frank
    • 10. Howards End (1992)
      This film is as wonderful to look at as it is wonderfully acted and directed. The art direction is some of the best I've ever seen, and Emma Thompson has never been better. Extremely witty and funny at times, but also displays the unfairness and cruelty of the distinction between social rankings. This is not a tedious PBS "American Playhouse" drama. This is a fine motion picture! I loved it as much as another Merchant-Ivory production of an E.M. Forster novel, "A Room With A View."
    • 9. Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
      Fascinating "swan song" from masterful director Stanley Kubrick about a married man's odyssey into a sexual underworld. Intriguing, to say the least, this film is so twisted and mind-boggling, you can't help but be amazed by it. Of course, that was always Kubrick's intention.
    • 8. Chasing Amy (1997)
      Arguably the best love story of the 1990s, and the most original and unusual one between a "straight" cartoonist(Ben Affleck) and a proclaimed "lesbian"(Joey Lauren Adams). Director Kevin Smith manages to keep this film completely unpredictable, and not just settle for a "Hollywood"-type outcome. The chemistry between the two leads hits you square on, and makes their love for each other so believable. I have never watched a love story that was as involving and absorbing as this gem.
    • 7. Men Don't Leave (1990)
      A little-known film from very early 1990 about a mother(wonderfully played by Jessica Lange) who tries to keep her two sons together after their father is killed in a construction accident. A touching, moving drama with a good cast that includes Joan Cusack, Chris O'Donnell, and Arliss Howard.
    • 6. American Beauty (1999)
      Wonderful satire about a dysfunctional family in the suburbs, and the even stranger people who live next door. Kevin Spacey is in top form, and Annette Bening, Wes Bentley, Thora Birch, and Chris Cooper round out a superb cast. Some truly outstanding interactive dialogue! Would you like some Smiley sauce with that?
    • 5. Schindler's List (1993)
      One of the most devastating and emotional experiences I've ever had at the movies. Steven Spielberg's holocaust epic doesn't hold anything back, and leaves the audience speechless during the closing credits. Outstanding cinematography. Filming this mostly in black and white was a brilliant choice.
    • 4. Fargo (1996)
      Wickedly funny black comedy by Joel and Ethan Coen about a kidnapping that doesn't go exactly as planned. Frances McDormand, William H. Macy, and Steve Buschemi are standouts. Ya darn tootin' they are!
    • 3. JFK (1991)
      Powerful, absorbing drama about one man's obsession to uncover the truth behind the assasination of John F. Kennedy. A triumph for Oliver Stone, both in how masterfully the film was put together and for the stellar cast. Definitely some of the best editing I've ever seen!
    • 2. Avalon (1990)
      Both funny and sad, this beautiful film from director Barry Levinson will make you appreciate the concept of "family." It also serves as a reminder of an America that was once great, but has completely vanished with the changing times. Joan Plowright, Armin Mueller-Stahl, and Aidan Quinn lead a strong ensemble cast.
    • 1. Pulp Fiction (1994)
      The "cornerstone" film of the decade. This highly original masterpiece set the standard for other "quirky" films like "Fargo" and "2 Days in the Valley." A razor-sharp script and dynamite performances all around! Who cares if the film had no real meaning? I only wish there were more films like this.
    Honorable Mentions: "Mr. Holland's Opus"(1995), "Sling Blade"(1996), "The Shawshank Redemption"(1994) "The Truman Show"(1998) "The Sweet Hereafter" (1997).
    By: Jenny A.
    • 10. Mallrats
    • 9. American Pie
    • 8. Clueless
    • 7. Fallen
    • 6. Forrest Gump
    • 5. Ever After
    • 4. The Sixth Sense
    • 3. Dumb and Dumber
    • 2. The Matrix
    • 1. Great Expectations

    By: Holly Froelich
    • 10. Pure Country
    • 9. Patch Adams
    • 8. Sleeping With The Enemy
    • 7. Great Expectations
    • 6. 10 Things I Hate About You
    • 5. The Crow
    • 4. Prettty Woman
    • 3. Kiss the Girls
    • 2. Dumb and Dumber
    • 1. Austin Powers

    By: Jared DeCrane
    • 10. The Wrong Trousers
    • 9. Pulp Fiction
    • 8. End of Days
    • 7. Universal Soldier 2
    • 6. Tigger Movie
    • 5. Snow Day
    • 4. X-Files
    • 3. White Lies
    • 2. Dazed and Confused
      The movie that everyone will be toking about
    • 1. American History X

    By: Sarah Van Winkle
    • 10. Hope Floats
      I love this movie. It is so true.
    • 9. Sleepless in Seattle
      Good love movie. Perfect for those romantic dates at home.
    • 8. Beauty and the Beaust
      Great Movie. good cartoon!
    • 7. Color Purple
      Great! movie shows how racism is so wrong.
    • 6. How to make an American Quilt
      Good movie. One of those cuddle up movies.
    • 5. Clueless
      At the age in my life when this movie came out. It was perfect.
    • 4. Apollo 13
      Apollo 13 is one of my favorite action movies.
    • 3. 10 Things I hate About you
      Hilarious teen love story.
    • 2. Runaway Bride
      This is a hilarious comedy about choices and standing up for yourself. Be own person.
    • 1. Little Women
      I love this movie. When you are in the mood for a nice cuddle up movie when you are sick or just want to get away from your problems. I recommend this one.
    One Fine Day Ever After
    By: Kyle
    • 10. Waynes World
    • 9. Silence Of the Lambs
    • 8. Water Boy
    • 7. Happy Gilmore
    • 6. Big Daddy
    • 5. American Pie
    • 4. Dumb & Dumber
    • 3. Home Alone
    • 2. Jurassic Park
    • 1. Tommy Boy

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