What are your top ten favorite movies from the 90s?
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- 10. Fargo
coen brothers strike gold
- 9. Boogie Nights
another P.T. Anderson great...great film
- 8. The Truman Show/ Gattaca
Andrew M. Niccol delivers two of the best scripts and story ideas of the ninties
- 7. Shawshank Redemption
very interesting twist and story development
- 6. L.A. Confidential
yeah..russel crowe...guy pearce..need i say more.....oh yeah Kim bassinger!!!!!!!!
- 5. Rushmore
Wes Andersons sharp witt blended with jason schwatzman and bill murray equals great film makin
- 4. Seven
Brad Pitt delivers the role of his career(next to fight club). He is surrounded with a great cast , the awesome Kevin Spacey , the "lovely Morgan freeman and a very young Gyeneth Paltrow
- 3. Magnolia
P.T. Anderson is a God.....that is all needed to say...loves to work with the best actors in town..but i still need to see him work with Steve Buscemi
- 2. Resevoir Dogs
Quintin's best film
- 1. Bluevelvet
yeah yeah...yeah...made in 85'.best movie ever made...i couldn'y really decide on the best..so i chose THE BEST David Lynch is amazing..thats all
By: Charles MIller
Honorable Mentions: American History X, LA Confidential and the Goodfellas Oscar Mishaps: 1994- Forrest Gump basically swept the awards when there was two films that are considerably better than it. Them being Pulp Fiction and The Shawshank Redemption. 1998- Saving Private Ryan should have won best picture and edward norton should have won best actor
- 10. The Big Lebowski
One of the Funniest Movie of the 90's I love this movie. Not really because of the story, but more because of the charaters. Walter, Donny, Jesus, and the Dude. Some of the best characters that the Coen Brother's have ever created. This movie will make you laugh out loud more than once
- 9. Fargo
An oustanding quirky thriller that is more like a black comedey, one of the best.
- 8. Fight Club
While Brad Pitt is popular, Edward Norton is the real star of Fight Club.An outstanding cast and great direction by David Fincher makes this a must-see movie!
- 7. The Matrix
The MAtrix is a must see..not for its acting but for the amzing special effects.
- 6. Braveheart
This movie is THE Historical epic of its generation and has set the standard for historical epics today. A full-throated, red blooded battle epic.
- 5. Saving Private Ryan
Delivers what a good war movie should: the perfect amount of drama, action, and heroism. A must-watch for all war movie enthusiasts. One of the classics.
- 4. Schindler's List
A movie that will change your life.
- 3. Reservoir Dogs
Quentin Tarantino's direction in this film is simply next to outrageously genius. His storytelling ability can keep your eyes crazy-glued to the televison screen the while 100 minutes. It is gore-show, but who cares? The acting is superb, the story is fantastic, the plot rocks, the soundtrack is rad. Just an all-round kick-ass movie.
- 2. 2. Shawshank Redemption
Though this movie slows down in the middle the final redemption is on of the greatest plot twist in movie history... a truely uplifting and unforgettable movie.
- 1. 1. Pulp Fiction
One of the Greatest Movies of all time... the most original situations and of course the unforgettable screenplay by Tarantino. Truely a Masterpiece
By: Kara Darkblood
- 10. Austen Powers: International Man of Mystery
The 1st and 3rd of the Austen Powers trilogies are, truly, the funniest films I think I've ever seen. Very well done; ridiculious, thoughtless, for entertainement only.
- 9. Oxygen
Little-known crime thriller of the 1990's starring Adrien Brody. Surprisingly intriguing; despite its lack-lustre marketing.
- 8. Sense and Sensibility
Excellent Austen adaptation - I can't stand when they change the film too much; this one was incredibly well done.
- 7. Cyrano DeBergerac (FRN)
The french film of the play by the same name. Appologize for atrocious spelling.
- 6. Sunshine
Okay, so I have a bit of a bias for Ralph Fiennes movies. This one does drag a little, but it is poignant and remarkable for its use of characterization.
- 5. The English Patient
Excellent performances from ALL leads. And Ralph Fiennes. Lots of Ralph Fiennes.
- 4. Shall We Dance? (JPN)
The original Japanese version of this film is poignant, funny, and well made. Excellent!
- 3. Schindler's List
Certainly an excellent movie; though its pseudo-Historically Accurate Hype is somewhat off-putting.
- 2. Silence of the Lambs
Hannibal Lecter - enough said. "I'll have it with some fava beans and a nice Chianti."
- 1. Strictly Ballroom
This is one of those movies that, while never being acknowledged internationally, is a true gem - comic, dramatic, and - of course - dramatic. For all of us Frans out there.
So many great movies released in the 90's, this list could change each day.
- 10. Boogie Nights
It's amazing that Mark Walhberg once went by the name Marky Mark - he is a great up and coming actor. Movie is loosely based on John Holmes.
- 9. The Shawshank Redemption
I once heard a couple complain that there was too much dialogue in this movie. HELLO! That IS why the movie was so great.
- 8. The Silence of the Lambs
Very difficult to pull off, Silence is the scariest movie since Halloween.
- 7. Titanic
Like most guys, I went in just to see the ship sink. However, the love story was even better.
- 6. Braveheart
A great movie that could've been better if they left out the romance between Gibson and the French princess. I guess you gotta appeal to Mel's female fans.
- 5. Malcolm X
Controversial when released, Spike Lee's best work since "Do the Right Thing".
- 4. Hoop Dreams
Documentary about two high school basketball players from the projects dreaming of making it to the NBA.
- 3. Contact
Very believable concept (except the end where she meets her father).
- 2. Schindler's List
I lost it at the end when the real persons placed stones on Schindler's grave.
- 1. GoodFellas
Right up there with "The Godfather" as the best mob movie of all-time. Amazing script.
By: Alexandra White
I LOVED THE 90's! The millenium sux
- 10. She's All That
- 9. Never Been Kissed
- 8. Scary Movie
- 7. Batman Forever
- 6. Forrest Gump
Is that on everyone's list?
- 5. Pretty Woman
Never could happen, but still lovely. And Julia Roberts rules
- 4. Clueless
- 3. 10 Things I Hate About You
Greatly done, so very HS-ish. I love Heath Ledger and Julia Styles. Plus that girl from Alex Mac (I cant remember her real name).
- 2. Sleepy Hollow
Best Horror Movie! I LOVE JOHNNY DEPP!!!!!!!!!
- 1. TITANIC
This is the best love story EVER! Back when I was MADLY IN LOVE with Leo DiCaprio, my friends and I would swoon over it. Just absolutely amazing! I love Kate Winslet but she disapeared! I watched that movie a billion times (until my tape broke!)
5 best movies of 00's: 21 grams, donnie darko, vanilla sky, blow, reqieum for a dream.
- 10. high fidelity
barry is the man
- 9. the big labowski
the shit's funny
- 8. pollock
best movie about the best american painter of all time
- 7. devils advocate
the devils got style, but pacino's not the devil, he's god
- 6. american history x
edward norton is a badass
- 5. dumb and dumber
these are the two dumbest fucks i do believe i've seen. well, besides bush and cheaney
- 4. pulp fiction
gangster rapein hillbilly fun for all
- 3. seven
damn, that's all, just damn
- 2. fight club
the first rule is: don't talk about fight club
- 1. american beauty
smoke pot, get shot, what a good plot
By: Stephen H
- 10. Kingpin
Best one liners, deadpans you'll see anywhere... Harrelson and Murray play off each other perfectly
- 9. Reservoir Dogs
Another Cult Classic..made purely for Tarantinos pleasure, and um, i guess mine
- 8. Saving Private Ryan
Hanks and Speilberg in their prime
- 7. The Shawshank Redemption
The flasback scene at the end where Freeman recalls what Robbins did for 19 years to break out still gets me everytime
- 6. Office Space
A cult classic...the smartest, funniest dry humor out there...
- 5. Dumb and Dumber
"WE got no food, we got no jobs....our pets heads are falling off!"... if u dont laugh at this movie, check your pulse...
- 4. Fight Club
"First Rule about Fight Club is:" -- no movie has better dialogue
- 3. Pulp Fiction
Coolest, baddest movie possibly ever written.
- 2. Seven
Brad Pitt's facial expressions make the last scene of the movie...
- 1. Forrest Gump
Perfectly written...perfectly acted...um yea, Hanks still makes me cry at the end.
By: chris luechtefeld
These movies are like by far the best.
- 10. Lair Lair
As i said before jim carry is the best ever.
- 9. Big Daddy
This movies is too funny.
- 8. King Pin
It would suck to be that guy but other then that i liked it.
- 7. Tommy Boy
Just like jurassic park and indiana jones i think this and american pie at tied bc they are both very funny.
- 6. American Pie
Very funny movie
- 5. Wanyes World
Its just a classic.
- 4. Indiana Jones and The Last Crusader
This movie along with jurassic park are pretty much tied to me.
- 3. Jurassic Park
I can watch this movie over and over with out getting bored.
- 2. Home Alone
Just a great and interesting movie. I love the pranks he does.
- 1. DUMB and DUMBER
This is the best movie ever. It is like 2004 and i still love this movie. Jim Carry is the best actor ever.i dont really now wat else to say but this movie is freakin awsum.
Runners-up: Silence of the Lambs, Mighty Ducks II, Liar Liar, The Truman Show, Pretty Woman, The Negotiator....
- 10. Jurassic Park
Michael Crichton's book made a lot of sense... then Steven Speilberg brought life and excitement to the "sense".
- 9. Legends of the Fall
Brad Pitt should be given more roles like Tristan...
- 8. Forrest Gump
Tom Hanks is Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump is Tom Hanks.
- 7. Awakenings
Robin Williams truly deserves the Oscar he got for this movie!!
- 6. Of Mice and Men
Sinise is definitely one of the most underrated actors of our time!!
- 5. Con-Air
Cage, Malkovich and Cusack: perfect combination!
- 4. Ace Ventura (Pet Detective)
I've become a Jim Carrey fan since!!!
- 3. The Fugitive
Dr. Richard Kimble? Ask Deputy US Marshal Samuel Gerard.
- 2. A Few Good Men
Jack Nicholson rocks!!!
- 1. Braveheart
My "most favorite-st" movie of all time!!
By: S Kaye
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- 10. Thelma and Louise
It's all about the sisterhood!! - not that I'm a manhater or anything!!!
- 9. Kate and Leopold
Feel good movie - love the story - utterly romantic and almost bewitching.
- 8. Save The Last Dance
Loved it! - Puts things into perspective. Great soundtrack too!!
- 7. Ever After
Touching, powerful, happy ending. A little cliche but then it IS a Cinderella Story and it's great to believe that there is a prince charming out there.
- 6. Lace
Old movie - great story line......
- 5. Clueless
Yup - chick flick of the nineties....birth of "whatEVER!" and "As if"....!
- 4. Pretty Woman
All-time feel good movie....loved it!
- 3. Titanic
I have to agree with all these guys here, I LOVED the movie - sad, bittersweet, and of course based on a real event which made it even more powerful. Storyline not at all cliche cos didn't you just expect Rose and Jack to survive together! Leo was great!
- 2. Bridget Jones Diary
OK, so its British, but don't you just love the reality of it all!
- 1. Dirty Dancing
My all-time favourite movie - i can watch it over and over again. Bit of everything with a great ending - standing up for what or WHO you believe in.
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