What are your top ten favorite movies from the 90s?
R.I.P. Chris Farley, and may his lengend live on for years.
- 10. Forrest Gump
All time great american movie. Anyone and everyone should love this.
- 9. Pulp Fiction
Awesome. Awesome. Awesome. I loved every moment of it.
- 8. Braveheart
Mel Gibson was absolutley fantastic in this. I give it 3 thumbs up.
- 7. Dangerous Minds
I really think they did a great job with this movie. It's dramatic, comedic, and romantic.
- 6. Half Baked
I don't actually know if this was in the 90s but it sure was an awesome movie. Funniest shit ever.
- 5. Tommy Boy
Chris Farley is a hilarious actor. This definatley brings out his extremely funny side!
- 4. Wayne's World
SHWING!!! AWESOME MOVIE!
- 3. Empire Records
The best soundtrack! Great teen angst movie.
- 2. The big Lebowsky
Awesome. Go see it if you haven't.
- 1. the shawshank redemption
The greatest movie I have ever seen.
By: Gary Barnett
- 10. Fight Club
An eye opener to say the least. It freaked me out and made me laugh hard at the same time. Got convuluted at the end but the first 45 min make up for it.
- 9. Office Space
If there was one movie I can watch forever and ever and not get sick, it would have to be this one.
- 8. The Big Lebowski
Why didn't I think of this movie!
- 7. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
The funniest movie I have ever seen! And thats a fact. Great music too! Classic line: "Do they pay you to have sex with that bear?"
- 6. American Beauty
Hilarious, smart, scary, and yet depressing but you must put it up on a list of great movies.
- 5. Goodfellas
I don't know what to say but the usual.
- 4. Forrest Gump
This movie had it all. Great story, in depth characters, excellent acting. A masterpiece.
- 3. The Usual Suspects
A perfect, smart movie. One of the best ever!
- 2. Saving Private Ryan
Not for the weak of heart but a very powerful film.
- 1. Pulp Fiction
COOL MOVIE! THATS IT!
By: Mike Gray
Honorable Mentions- Mallrats, Friday, American Pie, Scream 1, Scent of a Woman, Pulp Fiction, and American Beauty. A lot I know but all good movies
- 10. Tombstone
One of the best westerns every made.
- 9. Fight Club
Once again great twist ending.
- 8. Seven
Something that never happens in the movies happens in this one THE BAD GUY WINS.
- 7. Shawshank Redemption
Steven King is awesome, this or the The Storm of the Century is his best work (I like almost everything he has done).
- 6. Goodfellas
The best La Costa Nostra movie ever, even better than the Godfathers (not much but better).
- 5. Silence of the Lambs
Hopikins is awesome as Lector, and don't forget about the tuck scene.
- 4. Matrix
Awesome special effects or affects what ever one is gramaticly correct.
- 3. Forest Gump
Tom Hanks is another actor that makes a movie good, put any other actor in his spot and the movie would suck. Plus you learn some history watching it.
- 2. Usual Suspects
Great cast, awesome twist ending
- 1. Braveheart
Awesome fight scenes, great story, and Mel Gibson what movie of Mel's isn't good.
By: Jim Billingsley
- 10. Three Kings
Believe it. Watch the editing and cinematography.
- 9. Red
From the "Three Colors" trilogy, demands several viewings.
- 8. The Lion King
Very well-animated. Great music.
- 7. Silence of the Lambs
Hannibal Lecter: probably the best character in the history of film
- 6. Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse
Telling documentary on the craft of film.
- 5. Akira Kurosawa's Dreams
One of Kurosawa's last and best.
- 4. Schindler's List
Honest, direct, unrelenting.
- 3. Goodfellas
Just incredible in every aspect of filmmaking.
- 2. The Color of Paradise
Much overlooked Iranian film from director Majid Majidi.
- 1. Pulp Fiction
Very well written, with several unforgettable moments
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- 10. The Thin Red Line
This a very different look at a war, from the regular black and white images, here everything is in color with beatiful scenary again great cast each with profound personal problems that develop and some resolve throught this movie.
- 9. American History X
Ed Norton is Amazing I hope to see him in more roles like that
- 8. Leaving Las Vegas
Probably the only role Nicholas Cage was good in, I haven't seen a better performance out of this guy since. This movie seems very realistic
- 7. Casino
You have to have a gangster flick
- 6. Sixth Sense
Great Ending another solid performance from my favorite Bruce Willis
- 5. Memento
This movie is much thougher to understand many dubiously believe they understood the whole thing while I guarantee you more than a half didn't Very challenging movie to watch be prepared
- 4. Office Space
When you get past your wanna be actor phase in LA "Swingers scene" and decide to get a real job you will be able to love this movie and how real it is.
- 3. Seven
This was a pleasant surprise as I randomly picked to see this movie because nothing else was playing and ended up thinking about for next couple of months
- 2. Pulp Fiction
Another great movie and a great cast including Bruce Willis
- 1. Swingers
This is the epidemy of LA night life and a bullseye for people living in LA
I would say most films of the 90's were way below par. However, the late nineties were innodated with amazing filmmakers like Twyker and Fincher. It is only getting better... with Aronofsky (Requiem for a Dream), Lurhman (MOULIN ROUGE!)...Jeunet (Amelie, City of the Lost Children)...I am looking forward to more! Take care!
- 10. So I Married an Axe Murderer
Definitely one of the funniest movies of all time. Mike Myers at his finest..."HEED, MOVE! That boy's got a melon the size of sputnik!" (or something to that effect)...FANTASTICALLY HILARIOUS.
- 9. Braveheart
OK, I hate Mel Gibson. BUT, this movie ROCKED. Even though it is 3 hours plus, it keeps your attention with fine acting, beautiful scenery and FANTASTIC battle scenes-- "FREEDOM!!!!!!!!!!"
- 8. All About My Mother/ Todo Sobre Mi Madre
Pedro Almodovar is by far the best European director out there (Roberto Benigni WHO?). This is one of his finest...run, don't walk to see this.
- 7. Great Expectations
This is definitely one of my favorite movies of all time, and definitely one of the most underrated movies of all time. Gwenyth Paltrow and Ethan Hawke have an amazing on screen chemistry-- helped along by the phenomenal artwork of one of the greatest contemporary artists of our time-- Francesco Clemente...The movie is well shot with great performances from Robert Dinero and Anne Bancroft...A MUST SEE.
- 6. American History X
Another Ed Norton film. This time he outdoes himself as a skinhead-turned-good-guy to save his little brother, Ed Furlong (great actor!). This is a great insight into the world of neo-nazism and how screwed up so many of our teenagers are nowadays. 2 thumbs WAY UP.
- 5. SLC Punk
Matthew Lillard is hilarious! What a great actor. This is a fantastic, raunchy look at the punk underworld of Salt Lake City. Very original, very fun.
- 4. Schindler's List
OK. I hate to give props to big Hollywood directors, but Speilburg did create a memorable movie that captured the essence of the holocaust. He didn't ruin the movie with his usual in your face antics, leaving nothing to the audiences imagination. Ralph Feinnes is a genius.
- 3. Silence of the Lambs
One of the most talked about movies ever. No one will ever get over "I ate his liver with fava beans and a nice chianti." Bone chilling...Jodie Foster is a Goddess! CREEPY!!
- 2. Run Lola Run
This came out in late 1998. Possibly one of the most innovative films of our time. Tom Twyker is definitely someone to watch out for...his next film, the Princess and the Warrior is just as ground breaking with his amazing star, Franka Potenta-- WOW.
- 1. Fight Club
David Fincher is a genious. The shots and angles are phenomenal in this flick! He is one of the best new filmmakers of our time...and Ed Norton is a fantastic actor...5 stars!
By: Joe Paladino
Honorable mentions: Scream (definately a top franchise of the 90's), "Wrestling With Shadows: The Story of Bret "The Hitman" Hart" (MUST SEE for ANY pro wrestling fan), Toy Story (FUNNY movie), Titanic (not a big fan, but hell, it made $700+ million dollars, so it has to be up there), Happy Gilmore, Necessary Roughness, and The Waterboy.
- 10. Billy Madison
In my opinion, the funniest Adam Sandler movie ever made, and I still crack up every time I watch it.
- 9. The Wedding Singer
Just a great funny movie, and Drew Barrymore is HOT!!!!!!!!! in this picture.
- 8. Ace Ventura- Pet Detective
Jim Carrey broke out HUGE, and this is the ONLy movie I ever went to go see twice. Made comedies "cool" again, and is still DAMN funny to this day; it has withstood the test of time (and passed with flyng colors).
- 7. Rudy
The ONLY movie that EVER made me cry (anyone who plays/played sports/football understands;-). I hate Norte Dame football, but I'm always a fan when this movie comes on. One of those movies you could just watch 45x in a row and not get sick of it. A true story to boot, too.
- 6. Austin Powers
Revitalized Mike Myer's career, and made the phrases "Oh Behave", "yeah baby yeah" and "shag" a part of our everyday vocabulary. Very funny to boot.
- 5. Wayne's World
Jut phenominal. If you don't like this movie, you gotta be braindead. Easily one of the funniest, best movies of the 90's. Also one that gets quoted on a daily basis.
- 4. Unforgiven
I'm not a big fan of westerns, but Clint eastwood kicked ass in this movie. Awesome storyline to boot.
- 3. Terminator 2
GREAT!!!!!! movie, one of the rare instances where the sequel easily surpases the original, and just a GREA GREA GREAT movie.
- 2. Friday
Easily one of the funniest, BEST movies I have ever seen. EVERYONE in this movie plays their characters to the MAX, and my friends and I quote this movie at least 5X. It's one of those rare movies that just gets funnier every time you watch it.
- 1. The Crow
My favorite movie ever (just look at my email addy). I love the story, and Brandon lee kicked ass in this role. I just flat-out love this movie.
- 10. Three Kings
Anything with George Clooney has to be good!
- 9. A Few Good Men
You can't handle the truth!
- 8. Out of Sight
I am telling you... you have got to love that George Clooney!
- 7. Conspiracy Theory
This was just a really good, interesting movie.
- 6. Double Jepordy
I love Ashly Judd and Tommy Lee Jones is a great actor.
- 5. The Client
Wow I don't know why but I have always loved this movie.
- 4. The Sixth Sense
A very compelling story and a great suprise ending.
- 3. Kiss The Girls
Another great Ashley Judd movie.
- 2. For Love of the Game
Something about Baseball and Love make for a great story.
- 1. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
I love John Cusack. This is such a random and funny movie... thats probably why I love it... random and funny are my life.
- 10. There's Smething about Mary
Matt Dillon is really great in this movie.
- 9. Cruel Intentions
I am a sucker for teenie bopper movies sometimes!
- 8. Schindler's List
I couldn't stop crying but it was really well made.
- 7. The Basketball Diaries
Ruff but still a good movie
- 6. The Wedding Singer
COMMON Billy Idol was in it!
- 5. Dumb and Dumber
- 4. American Beauty
- 3. Magnolia
I love how everything in the movie ends perfectly. But you have to watch the whole thing the even the raining frogs make sence.
- 2. Mick Romney and Michelle's High School Reunion
I have seen this like 50 times it is so funny!
- 1. Dazed and Confussed
It also has an awsome soundtrack.
By: Mike I
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- 10. Rudy
Any football fan should see this movie, makes me emotional everytime I see the final scene.
- 9. Can't Hardly Wait
Cheezy high school movie, but will always watch it whenever it comes on.
- 8. South Park: Bigger, Longer, & Uncut
One of the funniest movies ever, but also made strong points about the United States and our obsession with censorship.
- 7. The Boondock Saints
About 2 Irish boys from Boston killing 'evil' people. Never released in theaters, but a definite must own.
- 6. American History X
Ed Norton's best movie to date, opens people's eyes to the racism still around in America.
- 5. Silence of the Lambs
The best psychological thriller, Hopkins gives performance of a lifetime.
- 4. The Matrix
Even with Keanu Reeves, this movie broke boundaries with amazing computer graphics and a mind-expanding story line.
- 3. Goodfellas
Best mob movie made in the 90's with best mob actors ever (De Niro & Pesci).
- 2. Fight Club
The 2 best actors in Hollywood today (Ed Norton & Brad Pitt) give the movie experience of a lifetime. A movie about more then 'fighting'.
- 1. The Shawshank Redemption
Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman gave awesome performances and is truly the best movie ever made (some would say the Godfather).
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