What are your top ten favorite movies from the 90s?
By: Owen Paul
- 10. wild at heart
I just love this movie, how could any one not?
- 9. Lock, stock, and two smoking barrels
Awsome, i think Guy Richie well be here for some time.
- 8. Shawshank redimtion
I'm not sure how to spell the name of this classic, but theres no way it couldnt be on the list
- 7. natural born killers
I dont no why so many hated this I though it was lots of fun.
- 6. Goodfellas
Scoreses could'nt make a bad movie if he tried
- 5. Seven
very exciting, Brad pitt is hilarious in this disterbing thriller
- 4. Fight Club
This movie actually made me smarter for some reason, so it should diffenatly be seen. David fincer scores again, he's come a long way from madonna videos.
- 3. Trainspotting
A great movie that seems to have been completly forgotten about
- 2. American Beauty
this movie really makes you think
- 1. Pulp fiction
Some of the best acting ive seen in years. this movie is no doubt the best movie of te 90's, to anyone who know's anything about movies.
After reading all these Top Ten lists, I thought I'd add one with a little knowledge in movies behind it.
- 10. Trainspotting
This is the druggy movie to end all druggy movies.
- 9. The Shawshank Redemption
With all the prison as well as all the Stephen King movies made, this one takes the cake. Too bad it's the only good Frank Darabont flick.
- 8. Malcom X
Spike Lee and Denzel Washington at their absolute best. This is the ultimate bio-pic of the decade.
- 7. Braveheart
This is the best war movie of the '90s. You don't need guns or bombs...just a nice moon.
- 6. Fargo
Beautifully shot, wonderfully acted. Another Coen Brothers masterpiece!
- 5. Pulp Fiction
Quentin Tarantino at his best.
- 4. La Cit頄es Enfants Perdus (City of Lost Children)
Best foreign movie of the '90s by far.
- 3. Goodfellas
Martin Scorsese at his best!
- 2. Magnolia
Funny, dramatic, layered and insightful.
- 1. Barton Fink
The Coen Brothers at their best. Look no further. Not only did they create the best movie of the decade, but this is my favorite of all time!
- 10. Friday
Absolutely must see comedy.
- 9. Fargo
Very interesting & funny movie based on a true story.
- 8. American Pie
- 7. Sixth Sense
Bruce Willis at his best.
- 6. Braveheart
Great action & adventure!
- 5. Forest Gump
A must see movie!
- 4. Unforgiven
Greatest western ever!
- 3. Matrix
Great sci-fi movie with awesome special effects.
- 2. Pulp Fiction
Movie that changed the concept of traditional movies!
- 1. Star Wars I: Phantom Menace
Great movie! Part of the greatest Trilogy ever.
By: Marky Mark This
- 10. Happy GIlmore
Adam Sandler's side splitting performance as a washed up hockey player. Great
- 9. Apollo 13
An honestly great movie.
- 8. Dumb and Dumber
This movie is just plain funny. Jim Crrey and Jeff Daniels feed of each other and make it funny.
- 7. The Crow
A cool movie with an even better soundtrack.
- 6. Wayne's World
This is the best movie for any Rock n Roll Wannabee. Mike Myers and Dana Carvey are hilarious.
- 5. Jurassic Park
This Movie was the coolest thing ever. Dinosuars rule!
- 4. Boyz in the Hood
Ice Cube is the man. This was the white kid's first look into an unknown culture.
- 3. Tommy Boy
Chris Farley was the funniest man who ever lived. This is his best cinematic role.
- 2. Forrest Gump
An interesting view on a generation growing up in America.
- 1. Pulp Fiction
It's just great. Samuel L. Jackson is just so cool. Plus John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Christopher Walken, Uma Thurman, Harvey Keitel. Quinten's finest work
By: Chance W
there is really only the people in the movie industry: john hughes, happy madison, and the farrelly brothers
- 10. varsity blues
the greatest high school/ football movie ever made
- 9. king pin
quaid plays the broken omish man the best and the hool makes the movie
- 8. cruel intentions
reminds me of high school
- 7. sixteen candles
it's all about the 80's
- 6. the big lebowski
it has a great cast and drugs
- 5. shawshank redemption
if you like dramas its one of the best
- 4. mallrats
best of the series
- 3. wierd science
cant get enough of the 80's
- 2. something about mary
ben stiller is the man
- 1. groundhog day
bills performance was outstanding and the script flows
By: Eric Stone
Runners-Up: JFK, American Beauty, Being John Malkovich, Boogie Nights, The Ice Storm, Malcolm X and Eyes Wide Shut.
- 10. LA Confidential
The best film noir since "Chinatown"; ultra-cool.
- 9. Breaking the Waves
Emily Watson gives the performance of the decade in this fascinating, gritty drama.
- 8. Dead Man Walking
A moving, haunting exploration of the death penalty, brilliantly acted by Sean Penn/ Susan Sarandon and directed by Tim Robbins.
- 7. GoodFellas
Virtuoso style, acting, everything.
- 6. Rushmore
A comedy with a heart of gold and wit to match; endlessly entertaining.
- 5. The Piano
The decade's best love story, featuring exceptional performances by Holly Hunter and Harvey Keitel.
- 4. Hoop Dreams
Totally involving, riveting documentary with amazing impact; a movie for everyone.
- 3. Schindler's List
The most emotionally overpowering movie of the decade; Spielberg's crowning achievement.
- 2. Short Cuts
What "Nashville" was to the 70s, "Short Cuts" is to the 90s: A sad, comedic, true picture of Americans with all our virtues and vices.
- 1. Pulp Fiction
The most entertaining & influential movie of the 90s. A classic.
- 10. 101 Dalmations
Boy do I love classics.
- 9. Matilda
Based on the Roald Dahl book. Better, too.
- 8. Dr Dolittle
Ahh, Eddie Murphy at his best. And talking animals, too.
- 7. Titanic
Perhaps a bit of violence from me at last. But only a small portion.
- 6. Toy Story 2
Must say this wasn't as good as the first one, but more classic characters who have waiting to get on the big screen finally did, including Barbie.
- 5. Toy Story
This you've probably figured out already. I don't like violent films. But I'm surprised nobody's mentioned it before this (at least from what I've seen.) Finally some of the world's mpst famous things in a film. By the way, this was the first of it's kind.
- 4. Cool Runnings
Geez I love movies about my interests. But, who doesn't.
- 3. Forrest Gump
I know what y'all thinking. Something good from this guy at last.
- 2. Super Mario Brothers
Do take into account I'm a Nintendo Loyalist. I liked it a fair bit.
- 1. Spiceworld
OK, OK I admit I'm a Spice Girls fan. But one critic gave it two stars, so I guess it can't be the worst film of all time
By: Shawn G.
There were so many close calls. So honorable mentions: Hook, Home Alone, Tommy Boy, and The Memphis Belle.
- 10. Mrs. Doubtfire
I laughed so hard in this movie, as did everyone else in the theater. Robin Williams is very talented.
- 9. Dumb & Dumber
Don't really have to say too much about this one.
- 8. The Saint
Val Kilmer is a great actor, Elizabeth Shue is so hot, the coolest pair of bad guys in any movie I can think of, the Russian mob leader Tretiak and his son. A really nice car, that Volvo C70 and a great soundtrack.
- 7. Robin Hood and the Prince of Theives
Great story to start with in Robin Hood, everyone loves him. Great fight scenes. Again I love Morgan Freeman, as well as Costner, that was his last good movie though.
- 6. Shawshank Redemption
This has one of the best endings in any movie I've ever seen. I love Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman. I hated the bad guys in this movie more than in any other and they all end up screwed.
- 5. Independence Day
Wonderful cast. Will Smith was terrific, as was Bill Pulman, Jeff Goldbloom, ect.. Best aliens since the Predator.
- 4. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
One of my favorite actors in Harrison Ford, along with the best James Bond ever in Sean Connery, not that that matters in this movie I guess. This put an end to a great series of movies. Great bad girl with the Nazi Chick.
- 3. Batman
Michael Keaton was the best Batman. Add along with him the best, most sinister villan in The Joker, played perfectly by Jack Nicholson. After this the series of movies got pretty bad. Batman Returns was okay. What was with that ending though, is Catwoman coming back?
- 2. Jurrasic Park
Simply a great movie. Incredible Animation. The Lost World, and Jurrasic Park 3 sucked though.
- 1. Forest Gump
Great performance by Tom Hanks in a brilliant movie, with big time stars such as Gary Sinise, Sally Field, Robin Wright, and "Bubba". Also I loved the appearences by Elvis, Pres. Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, "The Bear", John Lennon. Plus one of the greatest soundtracks of all time.
By: Danielle Deso
- 10. Sneakers
A glimse into the world of hackers/whatever-it-is-you-want-to-categorize-them-as, with a witty script, fabulous cast and just superb plot.
- 9. The Thin Red Line
A war movie, that focused more on the troubled minds of the young men witnessing what we can only halfly observe through movies like Saving Private Ryan or Platoon. It was a refreshing change of pace for a war movie.
- 8. Hook
How strange to see academy award winner Dustin Hoffman playing Captain Hook. But it works! BRAVO, Spieldberg!
- 7. Fools Rush In
My favorite romantic comedy to date. Incredibly cheesy, and entirely too predictable, but on the whole, charming as all hell.
- 6. Toy Story
Whoever thought to pair Tom Hanks with Tim Allen had better to this day be thanking his clever little mind. Another movie for all ages...in fact, I think adults may enjoy it more!
- 5. The Sixth Sense
That last scene still gives me goosebumps. If the end didn't blow your mind then you are entirely too clever for me. One thing that I think goes unappreciated is how heartbreaking and how tragic the love story really is. Just put yourself in his shoes, or even hers. You may see this movie in a whole new way.
- 4. The Lion King
Some of the best Disney songs ever written, beautiful animation, comedy and drama. It taught us about the facts of life. For once it truely was a movie for all ages.
- 3. Good Will Hunting
Launched the careers once and for all (they had been around for quite some time) of Matt Damon and Ben Affleck, showed us the serious side to the loved Robin Williams, made us laugh, and made us cry, made us see the diamond in the rough everywhere we could.
- 2. A League of Their Own
This movie managed to contain sports, dancing, history, fiction, comedy, drama, suspense, girl-power, family ties, sisterhood, friendship, love, loss, success, all while revealing to the world Tom Hanks's comedic genious.
- 1. Jurassic Park
At the risk of sounding just like everybody else, you gotta admit, this movie rocks.
By: Debajyoti Guha
There are other great movies in the 90s and this list far far from being a complete one. Where will I put Beauty & the Beast, American Beauty, Gladiator, Braveheart, Bug's Life, Antz, Appollo 13, Jurassic Park, Home Alone 1 & 2, Independance Day, Wayne's World, Ace Ventura 1 & 2, Basic Instinct, ..... and the list goes on. Actually if there were space for atleast 25 movies then it would be possible to post some of the influential movies.
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- 10. Titanic
This place could've gone to any other movie; but no one can't ignore the hysteria it generated.
- 9. Silence of the Lambs
Best psycho movie to be made.
- 8. Mask
Innovative man Carey.
- 7. Seven
Very different kind of movie making.
- 6. Matrix
I believe this one of the most influential movies to be made in the 90s.
- 5. Lion King
Very innovative animation.
- 4. Schindler's List
Great humanatarian movie.
- 3. Sixth Sense
Truly different kind of movie making.
- 2. Forrest Gump
Classic of our times.
- 1. Pulp Fiction
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