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What are your top ten favorite movies from the 90s?

    By: Kanuk
    • 10. Saving Private Ryan
      A mixture of graphic violence, gritty war-story telling, and flag waving that strikes a balance
    • 9. American Pie
      The comedy about teen age sex, that challenges and discusses the stereotypes and misconceptions
    • 8. American Beauty
      The backlash at the monotoniny of suburban life.
    • 7. Schindler's List
      Spielbergs masterpiece, the definitive holocaust picture.
    • 6. Silence of the Lambs
      One of the greatest suspence movies ever.
    • 5. Tombstone
      An incredible story with incredible dialogue. Val Kilmer is brilliant as Doc Holiday.
    • 4. The Matrix
      "No one can be told what the Matrix is, you have to see it for yourself"
    • 3. Fight Club
      The defining movie of a generation; over coming modern materialism and returning to primative roots. Plus the fights are cool.
    • 2. American History X
      Often overlooked, but excellent insight to where racism comes from.
    • 1. The Shawshank Redemption
      A prison movie that is more about the people, rather than the system, with an uplifting ending.
    Honourable mentions go to movies "The Mask of Zorro", "Braveheart", "There's Something About Mary", and countless other, though entertaining, are the "Best" movies of the decade.
    By: Cody
    • 10. Dogma
      My least favorite of the Kevin Smtih movies, but still hilarious.
    • 9. Big Daddy
      Another Adam Sandler gem.
    • 8. Can't Hardly Wait
      A funny movie, with a romantice twist.
    • 7. Bulletproof
      Adam Sandler's most under-rated movie.
    • 6. American Beauty
      Good dark comedy.
    • 5. Chasing Amy
      Almost a dark comedy, but still good.
    • 4. Billy Madison
      This movie is hilarious.
    • 3. Happy Gilmore
      Adam Sandler at his best.
    • 2. Mallrats
      Definitely worth seeing.
    • 1. Clerks
      The funniest movie I've ever seen.

    By: The Executioner
    • 10. Good Will Hunting
      Damon and Afflack write a great screenplay and Williams is treffic. An underrated movie about the importance of being smart with feelings and emotions...not just numbers & book smart.
    • 9. A Thin Red Line
      You can walk in anytime during this movie and be attached. A great war movie.
    • 8. Saving Private Ryan
      Speilberg's world war two movie changed the way war movies will be made for the future. His characters is the movie are well made and show true individual traits that seem real. Something Speilberg usually lacks in his other films.
    • 7. Reservoir Dogs
      Taratino's remake of Stanley Kubrick's The Killing is his first feature film...and shows his style which made Pulp fiction a hit.
    • 6. Schindler's List
      Although Speilberg struggles with character personality...the movie needs to be appreicated for it's greatness. It truly has the look and feel, which is an attiribute to Speilberg.
    • 5. Hoop Dreams
      Great documentary that hits home.
    • 4. Eyes Wide Shut
      Kubrick's final movie won't be truly appreicated for years to come. The director's vision is still ahead of most of the viewers.
    • 3. Heat
      Pacino and De Niro meet for the first time in Michael Mann's epic of crime and drama.
    • 2. Pulp Fiction
      The movie that spawned a million copies during the 90's. Taratino's best that landed him on the map.
    • 1. Goodfellas
      Scorsese's last masterpiece is perfect in every aspect of film making.

    By: Justin
    • 10. Boogie Nights
      Two words: Dirk Diggler
    • 9. Swingers
      Cool for school
    • 8. Saving Private Ryan
      Best war movie by far and should've won the Oscar for the Best Picture as well.
    • 7. Sling Blade
      I reckon
    • 6. Unforgiven
      The best revenge sequence in movie history.
    • 5. Kingpin
      Bill Murray and Woody Harrelson dominated the movie.
    • 4. Dumb and Dumber
    • 3. Goodfellas
      Deniro, Pesci, Liotta, and Scorsese all at their best.
    • 2. Pulp Fiction
    • 1. Tombstone
      Every other line said is classic.
    If you havent seen these movies, I highly recommend them. Theyre must sees.
    By: Antareous Thornton
    • 10. Menace to Society
      Tyrin Turner and Larenze Tate was excellent in this movie.
    • 9. Boyz in the Hood
      Cube went hard in his first movie. Plus the rest of the cast was good.
    • 8. Forrest Gump
      Big up to Tom Hanks this is by far his best role as a actor.
    • 7. Shawshank Redemption
      This was a good movie especially the ending.
    • 6. Hurricane
      This was a great story.
    • 5. Last of the Mohicans
      The best indian story ever written
    • 4. Armagedon
      It was just a good movie
    • 3. New Jack City
      Wesley Snipes has everybody in america hating him. This was the first quote on quote gangsta movie
    • 2. American History X
      There is a lot of movies about racism but this was the best story. A time to kill was good but this was more unpredictable and that's the best thing to have in a movie.
    • 1. Braveheart
      This movie had ever thing. Drama,suspense, romance, action and adventure.You can not beat this movie.
    Honorable mentions: First time felon, rush hour, pulp fiction, Lethal weapons, Rambos, Rocky's, He got game, Losing Isiah, A time to Kill, Mission Impossible, Matrix, Bloodsport,What's love got to do with it, set it off,Soul food, Philadelphia,Negoiator,American Beauty,Star Wars,True lies, Enemy of the state, blade, passenger 57, surviving the game, the gift, silence of the lambs,schidlers list, Dragon, and Amerian Pie
    By: Larry James Ulrich
    • 10. Titantic
      Long, but good. Nice love story and good Action scenes.
    • 9. Willow
      Great story line!! A Classic! One of the best Science Fiction movie ever made.
    • 8. Five Heartbeats
      Great singing and dancing.
    • 7. Boyz in the Hood
      Great actors! Good Plot!
    • 6. Philadelphia
      Good Storyline!Great Actors!
    • 5. Steel Magnolia
      A classic. Great storyline with great actors. The movie showed the love of family and friends and the hardships of remaining relationships. Very Good movie.
    • 4. Soul Food
      Soul Food is the heart of many black families. Soul Food was not just eating, but a way of bringing familty together to to talk about their trials and tribulations over a soothing meal of fried chicken, collard greens, sweet potatoes, mac and cheese, rice and gravy, ham, fried fish, and sweet cornbread.
    • 3. Whats Love Got To Do With It
      Angela Bassett is the best actress of all time. She played the role of Tina Turner to the bone. Lawerence Fishburne also played a good role of Iike Turner. The movie portrayed the life of Tina and her trials and tribulations. She began as a girl and through her problems developed a woman.
    • 2. A Time To Kill
      The movie had action from beginning to end. The movie showed how far a father will go for his child. The movie had great actors who portrayed good roles. The movie also demostrates the behavior of today's society. The movie is considered a classic.
    • 1. Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace
      Star Wars is the best movie ever made. All Star War fans understand the intensity and excitement of the movie. Star Wars consist of suspense, action, romance, and drama. The story line is very strategic and exciting. Star Wars consist of interesting characters with unique personalities. The movie also has the most futurist technology ever made with a great twist to it. Star Wars is the best classic of all times. In the future, I will attend Star Wars conventions and workshops to help the future productions.
    Honorable Mentions: Braveheart, Menance to Society, Rush Hour, Losing Isaish, American Beauty, Boys on the Side, Six Sense, Passenger 57, Macolm X, BAPS, Clueless, Bring It On, Last of the Mohicans, Dances With Wolves, Ghosts, Halloween 6 and H20
    By: Rosa
    • 10. The Water Boy
      hehehe "Yoy can do it, cut his F*#%en head off" hehehe
    • 9. American Pie
      So true, what every young teenage boy wants a great movie that is real or not!
    • 8. The Wedding Singer
      The best pay out the 80's movie that everyone loves and has seen
    • 7. Happy Gilmore
      "It's like a carosel you pay the quater it goes up and down and around, circular, happy feel the flow, working, working" Need I say more?
    • 6. 10 things I hate about you
      Really good! Loved Heath Ledger in it and the whole story felt sorry for Bianca though
    • 5. She's All That
      Freddy Prinze Junior. He's so cute and the story is so good cause it gives unpopular girls the hope that we can have Mr Beautiful/Popular/Wonderful/Talented/Smart!
    • 4. Waynes Word
      This is one of the most funniest and stupid comedies I've ever seen in my life and it has the best sayings "Schwing" "party on Wayne" "Party on garth"
    • 3. Clueless
      Hahaha what else can i say LIKE DAH or WHATEVER and SHE IS LIKE SO GROSS need i say more the number of times i've used those lines, this was the movie that created a teenage girls vocabulary
    • 2. BAd Boys
      Will Smith and MArtin Lawrence kick ass in this movie, this is a great action flick that actually interests girls! "No you freeze Bitch!"
    • 1. Forrest Gump
      I laughed, I cried, this movie is the fabulous. Its a great journey through one mans life and a real eye opener, I loved it

    By: AmyLou
    • 10. Howard's End
      The best British film of the nineties! It was so touching, and the acting was impeccable!
    • 9. American History X
      A movie that makes a statement and really sticks to it! Every adult should see this one. Hate is a tragic thing.
    • 8. Fight Club
      Whoever wrote this script has an amazing imagination! I just loved Helena Bonham Carter's character in this one! She was so dark and mysterious.
    • 7. Pulp Fiction
      I loved the way this movie utilized a mixed sequence of events. It gave the mind something to do while your eyes watched the movie.
    • 6. Silence of the Lambs
      Haunting! Anthony Hopkins nailed this one! His acting brought Hannibal Lecter to life. He seemed so real. I thought about this one for months after seeing it.
    • 5. Seven
      Simply the most inventive serial killer thriller ever! I walked out of the theater in disbelief! I never could have imagined such an intense story.
    • 4. Forrest Gump
      A fresh, new take on life. This one reminded me of how complicated we make life, when sometimes, the solutions are so obvious and simple.
    • 3. Braveheart
      I love the character, William Wallace. He is one of the most inspiring characters I have witnessed in film.
    • 2. Sliding Doors
      This movie clearly and creatively demonstrates the power of fate.
    • 1. Great Expectations
      This movie was simply beautiful. It is one of the few movies that stimulates the eye, mind and heart all at once.

    By: J. Christian H�rnla
    • 10. Richard III.
      Forget about Romeo & Juliet (which is terrific, too)...if you haven't seen Ian Mc Kellen (yes, Gandalf) as a faschistoid tyrant in an alternate 1930s England, you haven't seen the best Shakespeare adaption of the 90s. Ok, it is not romantic, but it is impressive and...yes, funny.
    • 9. Sixth Sense
      Ok, there has to be one movie in this list with my favourite actor (though he is not actually that good). Bruce has never been in a better movie, and I just hope that M. Night Shmalayan (hope I typed that right) keeps writing movies like that.
    • 8. Seven
      A dark masterpiece by David Fincher. Incredible ending, totally unhollywoodlike.
    • 7. Ed Wood
      Doesn't everybody want to be a genius like him? Anyways, Tim Burton is probably one, and so is Johnny Depp.
    • 6. Fight Club
      Shows just what it is to be a man these days... I was never so close to wanting to fight someone. Probably the most dangerous film of the 90s, but definitely one of the best- you have to stay until the end (also to see that Brad Pitt is after all an actor...).
    • 5. American Beauty
      The most beautiful thing I have ever seen... Makes you value your life on Earth more and should be seen at least once a year to keep you balanced. Lester Burnham died for us all!
    • 4. The Shawshank Redemption
      I hate prison movies. The more it means that I put this one in this list. A wonderful piece of celluloid.
    • 3. Schindler's List
      Probably the most moving movie of the 90s. Far superior to the so-called anti-war movie Saving Private Ryan.
    • 2. Pulp Fiction
      It is simply great. Is there a movie in the world which could be cooler? I seriously doubt it.
    • 1. Run Lola Run
      In short, a masterpiece which should have blown fresh wind into my home country's movie industry. Unfortunately, it didn't.
    There are some movies I should mention which might have made it into a Top 20-list: #11 Forrest Gump, #12 Truman Show, #13 Gattaca, #14 Pleasantville, #15 Leon- the Profesional, #16 Nightwatsch (I MEAN THE DANISH ORIGINAL !), #17 Grosse Point Blank, #18 Titanic, #19 La Vita E Bella (Life is beautiful), #20 Shakespeare in Love
    By: Jimmy P
    • 10. Office Space
      you know the nazi's had pieces of flair they made the jews wear
    • 9. Home Alone
      if he has something to drink he'll pee all over me!
    • 8. Good Will Hunting
      why don't we get off of mothers i just got off of yours
    • 7. Usual Suspects
      and poof, like that hes gone
    • 6. Saving Private Ryan
      everyones got a mother, hell even the captain has a mother, well maybe not the captian
    • 5. Reservoir Dogs
      i'm hungery lets go get a taco
    • 4. Pulp Fiction
      i don't need you to tell me how f*#$ing good my coffie is jeules, okey
    • 3. Fargo
      if these numbers are right, this looks pretty sweet
    • 2. Big Lebowski
      obvioulsy your not a golfer
    • 1. Braveheart
      they can take our lives, but they will never take our freedom
    all these folks list are garbage! Crual Intentions, i could have made a better movie with a friend and a bowl of spaghetti. Do you people even go see movies or do you just watch TNT?

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