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

    By: Niki Taflinger
    • 10. I Know What You Did Last Summer
      All of them
    • 9. Scream
      All of them
    • 8. Varsity Blues
    • 7. Down To You
    • 6. 10 Things I Hate About You
    • 5. Tommy Boy
    • 4. Big Daddy
    • 3. Booty Call
    • 2. Dazed and Confused
    • 1. American Pie

    By: Charlie
    • 10. Star Wars:Special Edition
    • 9. The Matrix
    • 8. American Beauty
    • 7. Reservoir Dogs
    • 6. South Park
    • 5. The Sixth Sense
    • 4. Strictly Ballroom
    • 3. The Truman Show
    • 2. Independence Day
    • 1. Scream

    By: Joni
    • 10. Urban Legends
    • 9. Object of my Affection
    • 8. Scream
    • 7. Seven
    • 6. Great Expectations
    • 5. Patch Adams
    • 4. Jerry Maguire
    • 3. Titanic
    • 2. Big Daddy
    • 1. American Pie

    By: Ryan
    • 10. Happy Gilmore
    • 9. The Shashank Redemption
    • 8. Face Off
    • 7. Silence of the Lambs
    • 6. The Waterboy
    • 5. Cruel Intentions
    • 4. Tombstone
    • 3. Big Daddy
    • 2. The Negotiator
    • 1. The Bone Collector

    By: John C. Harrison
    • 10. Gary Sinise and Greg Kinnear
      O.K., so that's not a movie. I don't have a tenth film. I just wanted to use the opportunity to say that I think they are the best actors to be introduced in the 1990's.
    • 9. Scream
      This is the only horror film I actually love. I included it because, as a whole, I love the Scream series. Neve Campbell and Courteny Cox were great.
    • 8. Toy Story
      This movie is so much fun. Three cheers for Disney for computer-generating characters so life-like and lovable, like Woody, Buzz and the gang. Toy Story 2 also lived up to the expectations.
    • 7. You've Got Mail
      I just love Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan, especially together. This was such a cute film. I sat through it twice. Plus, I love the song "Anyone At All" by Carole King, which plays over the closing credits.
    • 6. Man On the Moon
      Once again, Jim Carrey proves his acting brilliance. I've also been facinated by the life and work of Andy Kauffman for some time. I highly anticipated this film and it was well worth the wait. In the words of Kauffman's Foreign Man, "Thank you very much."
    • 5. Backbeat
      I am a huge Beatles fan. This film covers one of my favorite periods in the group's history, when they were playing clubs in Hamburg, Germany in the early 1960's. Stuart Sutcliffe, an art college friend of John Lennon's who joined the Beatles as bassist, has always facinated me. Stephen Dorff and Ian Hart both did great jobs of portraying Sutcliffe and Lennon, and capturing the depth of their relationship. As Beatles bio-pics go, this is one of the best.
    • 4. Philadelphia
      Never has a movie had such an impact on me. I remember seeing it in the theater. I sat stunned for several minutes after it ended. It hit me hard emotionally. Plus, I love Tom Hanks as an actor.
    • 3. As Good As It Gets
      The movie stars JACK NICHOLSON. That's enough right there. Jack is a man with attitude. This film, however, exposed his sensitive side. Helen Hunt and Greg Kinnear (also in Mystery Men) were also brilliant.
    • 2. The Truman Show
      Wow, what a movie! I was originally intigued by the whole concept of the film. Plus, like Jackie Gleason before him, Jim Carrey has proven his ability to play both drama and comedy with great ease. I still find the story quite captivating.
    • 1. Mystery Men
      I totally fell in love with this comedy about seven wanna-be super-heroes. It certainly struck a chord with me. I particularly identified with Hank Azaria's character, "The Blue Raja." I am a die-hard fan and memorablia collector now.
    Entrys #6-9 are in random order. The first five are locked-in tight. I highly recommend you rent "Mystery Men" if you haven't seen it yet. It is sure to bring a smile to your face.
    By: Jason Lementino
    • 10. Double Jeopardy
    • 9. Next Friday
    • 8. Big Daddy
    • 7. Jawbreaker
    • 6. Titanic
      I love ships :o)
    • 5. Clueless
    • 4. The Bachelor
      Mariah is hott!
    • 3. Mulan
      I love chinese people
    • 2. How to be a player
    • 1. Cruel Intentions
      Its filled with excitement.

    By: Carter
    • 10. Jackie Brown
    • 9. The Game
    • 8. Waterworld
    • 7. Basketball Diaries
    • 6. Reality Bites
    • 5. No Escape
    • 4. Suicide Kings
    • 3. Patriot Games
    • 2. Dances with Wolves
    • 1. JFK

    By: Pete R
    • 10. The Matrix
      Another film that defines the words "high tech wizardry". The Waichowski Bros. take us on a trip through the world of computerized madness and insanity. This film takes off where The Terminator ends. Incredible!
    • 9. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
      Hunter S. Thompson's bestselling book comes to life in this trip into the world of drugs, boos, writing and strange adventures in Sin City, circa 1971.
    • 8. Wayne's World
      I had to put this one in there. Although its not fit to be put on the list with these other great films, its one of my favorite comedys from the decade. Great music, gags.
    • 7. The Doors
      Oliver Stone's portrait of the tragic "live fast, die young" life of rock god Jim Morrison and his band.
    • 6. Cape Fear
      One of the best remakes ever. Robert DeNiro is like a super-villain in this Martin Scorsese's directing is also very different than some past films.
    • 5. Schindlers List
      Incredibly powerful film on the Holocaust that shows us what love and life really mean.
    • 4. Scent of a Woman
      One of Pacino's best performances as a bitter, crude Lt. Col. Frank Slade. Touching story.
    • 3. Pulp Fiction
      A turning point in film as we know it. Its Die Hard with an arthouse mentality. A look at pop culture and the lives of low rent gangsters and other strange characters.
    • 2. The Shawshank Redemption
      The best big screen adaption of a Stephen King story. Great characters and acting by Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman.
    • 1. GoodFellas
      The best true to life gangster film of the 20th century!

    By: Christopher M. Terry
    • 10. Speed
      The best action movie of the '90s. Nearly two hours in length, and there's only about ten minutes in "Speed" that won't have your pulse-rate shooting through the roof.
    • 9. Ed Wood
      I've been a fan of Edward D. Wood, Jr. for years, but that has nothing to do with how much I loved this film. Inspiration for the talentless of the world.
    • 8. The Shawshank Redemption
      Deserved to do a LOT better in the theatres, but it's success on video proves that there is a kind and loving God, after all.
    • 7. Titanic
      The Best date movie ever made. Unfortunately, it launched Leomania, but you can't blame the film for that...
    • 6. The Silence of the Lambs
      The first horror movie to win the "Best Picture" Oscar. What? You say that this was a mystery/thriller and not a horror movie? Let me ask you something: weren't you absolutely scared to the point of sphincter-release every time that Anthony Hopkins wasn't on screen? It was a horror movie.
    • 5. Schindler's List
      The most devestating movie ever made.
    • 4. Pulp Fiction
      The film that threw out the screenwriter's rulebook. By cross-cutting through time and delivering a HUGE breath of fresh air into American film, Tarantino redefined how movies are made, inspired a whole new crop of independant fimlmmakers and saved the life of every man, woman and child on the planet.
    • 3. Babe
      The "Rocky" of talking pig movies
    • 2. Fargo
      Like watching a foriegn film that was made in America. A brutally funny story about a used car salesman who has his wife kidnapped so that her old man can cough up the cash to get himself out of debt.
    • 1. Goodfellas
      Three decades in the life of a Mafia hood and the absolute zenith of Martin Scorsese's brilliant acreer

    By: Pena
    • 10. BraveHeart
      "They may take our lives, but they will never take, Our Freedom!"
    • 9. Days Of Thunder
      Speed, Sex, Great music. All of which are proper ingredients in the recipe for a quality flick.
    • 8. Shakespeare In Love
      Wonderfully made movie, even though English people tend to get on my nerves.
    • 7. The Thin Red Line
      War movies that are made well can captivate me for hours on end. I'm glad my ass wasn't at Guadal Canal.
    • 6. Dead Presidents
      Money, sex, violence, Chris Tucker. What is there not to like?
    • 5. Hunt For The Red October
      A movie made by men, for men. Who wouldn't like to own the most lethal killing machine known to man. Able to obliterate any target it wishes. I know I would.
    • 4. Fight Club
      I loved this movie. It held nothing back. Captivated my attention the whole way through. Very thought provoking. Great music. Exactly what I like to see in a movie.
    • 3. The Usual Suspects
      I love when people think they are screwing someone over, when really they are getting screwed over even worse.
    • 2. Friday
      Smokey is God. We need more like him.
    • 1. The Matrix
      Who wouldn't want to save the world. Especially in such a highly dramatic way.
    I wasn't sure if we were allowed to include porno. So I just left all the porno out. Even though there are some high quality porno out there. (and I wonder why people don't like me).

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