What are your top ten favorite movies from the 90s?
This is only the tip of the iceburg. The 90s was THE decade of movies, and I had so many that I loved and saw zillions of times at the theater! These are just the few that are dearest to my heart!
- 10. SpiceWorld
Ok, I admit it, I'm a big Spice Girls fan! This movie is campy, cutesy, and downright fun! I've probably watched it a zillion times and I never get tired of it!
- 9. Mrs. Doubtfire
Always fun and touching! Robin Williams is pretty darn cool as a cross-dressing nanny.
- 8. The Sixth Sense
Extremely scary and disturbing. It was the IN movie in the summer of 1999!
- 7. Forrest Gump
Timeless, truly a genuine classic of our time. Tom Hanks is so brilliant and wonderful.
- 6. The Temp
A rather obscure quasi-thriller from 1993 that stars Timothy Hutton and Lara Flynn Boyle. It is one of my favorites because it is so over the top and campy, Lara's character is so diva-esque and mysterious, and her flashy business suits are pretty trippin' as well!
- 5. Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead
I never get tired of this one! One of the coolest and funniest films of the decade!
- 4. Clueless
Like, this movie is WAY cool! Everything about it: The clothes, the cell phones, the lingo, and the music epitomized what it was like to be a teenage girl in the 90s...we felt like we could change the world!!
- 3. Home Alone
The ultimate Christmas movie! It ranks on the same classic level as "It's a Wonderful Life" and "A Christmas Story". Macauley Culkin is still one of my heroes!
- 2. Jurassic Park
I saw this movie 3 times when it was out back in the summer of '93! This was THE ultimate adventure movie, and I got scared every single time I watched it. I use to wish a place like that really exisited (minus the T-Rex and raptors!) This mega-hit movie also started the dinosaur craze that was so big in the early to mid 90s.
- 1. Titanic
My all-time favorite movie. This movie is spellbinding, magical, sad, wonderful, and heartwrenching. I'll never forget the first time I ever saw it in the Spring of 1998. I left the theater in a different state of mind forever.
By: Oz Davidson
- 10. Go
A very 90s movie.
- 9. Saving Private Ryan
- 8. Goodfellas
Scorsese is brilliant.
- 7. Braveheart
- 6. The Big Lebowski
Set in 1991 around the LA area, a hilarious look at life in the 90s.
- 5. American Beauty
1999 wa such a great year for movies, this one is definitely timeless.
- 4. Forrest Gump
Yep, a dandy of a film.
- 3. Dazed and Confused
Not about the '90s, about the '70s, but it is a great movie and gave birth to so many careers (Milla Jovovich, Ben Affleck, Jeremy London, more.)
- 2. American Pie
Finally, after a decade of stinky teen movies, in '99, one comes out that counts.
- 1. Pulp Fiction
This movie defines the '90s and is probably the most IMPORTANT of the decade.
It was very hard to pick 10...I'd just like to mention the 5 movies that were runners-up to my list (in no particular order): Face/Off, Braveheart, Fargo, Toy Story 2 and Dazed and Confused.
- 10. Schindler's List
A very haunting movie that completely absorbs you.
- 9. Kingpin
Another silly movie, but absolutely hilarious. Probably Bill Murray's funniest performance ever. And as far as Farrelly brothers movies go (or any comedies for that matter) it was 10 times funnier than There's Something About Mary.
- 8. Get Shorty
This movie has an interesting plot, great dialogue and of course, John Travolta. As much as I love John though, I have to admit that Dennis Farina stole the show as an F-word loving, bad-tempered mobster.
- 7. Titanic
I know everyone thinks it's "cool" to trash this movie because of it's big budget, Leonardo and all the hype...and if it didn't live up to the hype I'd probably trash it too. But, it was a wonderful, bittersweet movie that would still have been good without all the special effects.
- 6. Tommy Boy
Yeah, yeah, I know it's silly. But Chris Farley cracks me up. My old roommates and I used to watch this all the time, and it just gets funnier with each viewing. If nothing else, it has provided me with some classic quotes that always seem to come in handy.
- 5. The Sixth Sense
For the last few years I've pretty much stopped going to the movie theaters...usually I wait for everything to come out on video. (Unless of course, it's a Travolta flick.) This is one of the few movies I actually went to see and I definitely got my money's worth. I could not stop talking about it for months after seeing it, yelling at everyone I knew to please go see it before some jerk ruined the ending for them. And what an ending.....probably one of the best movie twists of all time.
- 4. Pulp Fiction
Yes it was a terrific movie, but I picked it as one of the year's best mainly because it was the vehicle that brought John Travolta back! Not that he was ever gone for me....I saw every bomb he made in the '80s...but I knew he'd hit it big again one day.
- 3. Beauty and the Beast
So what if it's a cartoon? This is my all-time favorite Disney movie.
- 2. Sleepless in Seattle
Such a sweet love story. It's unbelievable how much chemistry Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan have when they're not even together for most of the movie.
- 1. The Shawshank Redemption
This is the best movie of the decade and probably one of the best of all time. It never fails to make me cry every time I watch it. Given the recent success of The Green Mile, maybe Stephen King should consider giving up all the vampires and werewolves and stick to writing moving stories like this.
By: Amy Day
- 10. Up Close and Personal
- 9. Seven
- 8. Big Daddy
- 7. Wedding Singer
- 6. Never Been Kissed
This was a good movie to go and watch with your girlfriend or boyfriend.
- 5. 10 Things I hate about you
I love the poem. That show was really sad and it made me cry.
- 4. Clueless
This is one of the best chick flicks you could ever watch. It is the best movie to just down with your friends and watch. I think Alicia Silverstone is awesome.
- 3. Fear
This movie is so good. I liked it a whole bunch.
- 2. Dumb and Dumber
This movie is so stupid it's funny. You can't help but laugh at Jim Carrey.
- 1. Dazed and Confused
This is the best show. I know people look down upon it because of what they do but its a good movie anyway.
By: Diana Mochamad
- 10. Saving Private Ryan
- 9. The Game
- 8. Silence Of The Lamb
- 7. The Fugitive
- 6. Seven
- 5. Legend Of The Fall
- 4. Philadelphia
- 3. Evita
- 2. Forrest Gump
- 1. Pulp Fiction
- 10. Superman II
- 9. Indianna Jones And The Last Crusade
- 8. Indianna Jones And The Temple Of Doom
- 7. Back To The Future II
- 6. Return Of The Jedi
- 5. National Lampoon's Vacation
- 4. The Empire Strikes Back
- 3. Raiders Of The Lost Ark
- 2. Back To The Future
- 1. E.T. The Extra Terrestrial
Sorry everybody...I just didn't understand the whole craze over Titanic. Too much hype. It was a good movie but not one I'd watch over and over. And was there a point to Pulp Fiction? Just wondering....
- 10. Waynes World
How can you not love it?
- 9. Home Alone
We might not all like it, but who didn't watch it and wish that something that cool would happen to you?
- 8. Clueless
Good movie that got on everyone's nerves after it was repeated over and over and over and over...
- 7. Bugs Life
Nothing can beat a movie about a colony of ants....
- 6. Don't Tell Mom the Babysitters Dead
- 5. Sixth Sense
Would have been better if the end hadn't been ruined for me!
- 4. Dumb and Dumber
- 3. Seven
- 2. Austin Powers 1&2
Dr. Evil, Mr. Bigglesworth, Mini-Me,#2, what more could you ask for?
- 1. Great Expectations
I don't think anyone realizes how awesome this movie really is...
By: Jason Link
ummmmm...American Pie was funny while it lasted...
- 10. Scent of a Woman
Did I say Pacino rocks?
- 9. Devil's Advocate
Al Pacino rocks...
- 8. Liar Lair
Funny movie w/ a good moral...
- 7. American History X
- 6. Mallrats
Supidest movie I've ever watched...
- 5. Fallen
Almost as good as Stigmata...
- 4. Stigmata
Scary, religion movie...
- 3. Seven
- 2. Fight Club
Most unique movie...
- 1. Dumb and Dumber
The funniest and the best movie I've ever seen...
It's hard to pick 10..Honorable mentions: The Fugitive, Friday, Reservoir Dogs, Silence of the Lambs, Shawshank Redemption, Jerry Maguire,Billy Madison, Tommy Boy..I'll stop now
- 10. Sling Blade
My boyfriend even liked it!
- 9. Clerks
Oh my god..the best!
- 8. Toy Story I & II
Such good movies
- 7. Scream I & II
For reinventing horror movies-which I love!
- 6. Pulp Fiction
For breathing life into the drab nineties & making people think
- 5. The Brothers McMullen
Anyone who's seen it...knows!
- 4. Happy Gilmore
C'mon!! It's a classic
- 3. The Usual Suspects
A VERY good movie....that's all
- 2. Goodfellas
Need I say more
- 1. Forrest Gump
I think we all agree
- 10. Robin Hood men in tights
one of the funniest movies ever
- 9. American Pie
- 8. Silence of the Lambs
This movie is so suspenceful
- 7. She's all that
this movie's awesome
- 6. 10 things I hate about you
this is a great teen movie
- 5. Varsity Blues
This movie is great for team work
- 4. Buffy the Vampire Slayer
This movie is so great
- 3. Varsity Blues
I love this movie
- 2. Cruel Intentions
Ryan is so hot
- 1. Sleepers
this is the best movie of the 90's
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