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

    By: Chris
    • 10. Clerks
      This movie is a classic comedic performance....Kevin Smith's best movie.....I suggest everyone rent this one.
    • 9. Forrest Gump
      Possibly Tom Hanks greatest performance ever....
    • 8. Reservoir Dogs
      Tarantino's masterpiece.....we all remember the scene with the ear.
    • 7. Goodfellas
      Scorcese's best movie....De Niro, Liotta, Peschi....nice stuff.
    • 6. American History X
      A great movie about the controversial subject of racism.....a great message is shown but some people take it the wrong way.
    • 5. Saving Private Ryan
      One of the best scenes in movie history when they storm the beaches of Normandy in the opening scene.
    • 4. Pulp Fiction
      A rebirth for Travolta in the Tarantino classic as a follow up to Reservoir Dogs.
    • 3. Silence of the Lambs
      Anthony Hopkins with a great performance....this movie was great.
    • 2. The Usual Suspects
      All the suspense....the twists and turns...Spacey gives a great performance....as well as everyone else in the movie.
    • 1. Schindlers List
      This is probably one of the greatest movies ever.....this is one of the most inspirational movies ever. This is the most important movie of the 90's. The purpose of the movie makes it one of the top ten movies of all time. Congrats to Speilberg, Liam, etc.
    A great decade for movies....I hate the people who pick cheesy movies like She's All That as their number one movie....they have never ever watched a good movie before.
    By: Rob
    • 10. Truman Show
      "We accept the reality of the world with which we are presented."... so true, ye sheep.
    • 9. Mission to Mars
      I just like the feel of this movie. Great scenery, interesting plot.
    • 8. Terminator 2
      Special FX are excellent.
    • 7. American History X
      Ed Norton's character is a likable racist, makes many good points about immigration and race, but has to go to jail for overreacting to an armed black burglar.
    • 6. Gattaca
      Sci-fi, starring Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman. If you don't have good genes, you better have willpower!
    • 5. The Man Without a Face
      Mel Gibson stars. It's the nice scenery that I enjoy, as well as the touching story of the young boy wanting a father figure.
    • 4. Boondock Saints
      When guilty men go free, we all hope that someone will take the law into their own hands. "You guys should be in every major city"
    • 3. Braveheart
      Avenging the death of his wife, Will Wallace leads the Scots in their fight for independence.
    • 2. Jurassic Park
      Novel, fantastic story.
    • 1. Dumb & Dumber
      Few comedies top this. Ha, I didn't put much thought into ranking these 10. It's too arbitrary to rank them.
    Schindler's List - fictional as the details are - is tremendously overrated. Why no movies about the 50-60 MILLION White gentiles killed by Jewish-invented/orchestrated Communism? If Hitler hadn't done something to stop them, Germany would have been taken over as Communist... as it indeed was.
    By: Tina
    • 10. Reservoir Dogs and Shawshank Redemption
      I had trouble deciding which one should be on the list...so here is a tie! Reservoir Dogs introduced us to Quentin Tarantino who is an AWESOME director and so much more. "Are you gonna bark all day little doggie, or are you gonna bite?" The ear scene, for those who know what I am talking about is a classic. Mr. Blonde and Mr. Orange are the best, but of course you have to love Mr. Pink as well. As for Shawshank Redemption, Tim Robbins is amazing in it. It is such a moving movie.
    • 9. The Doors
      This movie definetely has to be on here...not only is Val Kilmer in it, but he is playing JIM FREAKIN MORRISON, truly one of the best people that ever graced rock music with their presence! It amazed me that Val Kilmer actually sings in the movie, in more than one place. He is one of the greatest the movie industry will ever see!
    • 8. Empire Records
      This made me want to work in a record store :) which never happened by the way, but that is ok. It has great music and reminds me of the mid-90's which was one of the best times that I would LOVE to go back to.
    • 7. Usual Suspects
      WHO IS KEYSER SOZE?!?!? Very suspenseful, and a must-see movie!
    • 6. Forrest Gump
      Has Tom Hanks ever been better, except for maybe Philadelphia? Great music, great story, and truly heartfelt. I love it!
    • 5. LA Confidential
      One of the best casts ever in a movie. Kevin Spacey, Guy Pearce, Russell Crowe, Kim Basinger, and Danny DeVito...that right there should send you to the video store. Great movie!
    • 4. Fight Club
      One of the most unique movies I have ever seen! Very nicely directed and so thought provoking, funny, and beautiful at the same time.
    • 3. American History X
      This is such a powerful movie, it offended a couple of my friends, but they loved it when it was over. It never ceases to make me cry. Edward Norton is incredible!
    • 2. Tombstone
      PHEW..what to say about this movie....one of the best casts ever. Val Kilmer (best actor alive, just ahead of Kevin Spacey, and they actually went to the same high school) is phenomenal in this movie! "Im your Huckleberry" AWESOME, AWESOME movie!!!
    • 1. American Beauty
      Barely made it on the list for the 90's...just one more year and I wouldn't have been able to put it on here :( This is my FAVORITE movie! This is the anti Ozzie and Harriet view of a family and the neighborhood they live in. Awesome performance by Kevin Spacey!
    Honorable Mentions: Se7en, The Lion King, Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Twister, A League of Their Own, The Green Mile, The Crow, The Crying Game, Die Hard With a Vengeance, Beavis & Butthead Do America, Stigmata, GI Jane, The Negotiator, The Saint, Mallrats, Interview With the Vampire, Speed, Set It Off, Dogma, American Psycho, and Clay Pigeons.
    By: Star
    • 10. Sleepy Hollow
      corny but i enjoyed it
    • 9. half baked
      abbazabba your my only friend
    • 8. the nightmare before chrismas
      youll never look at chrismas the same again
    • 7. Ed Wood
      tim burtons master peice
    • 6. Forest Gump
      no words
    • 5. GO
      how could you not laugh
    • 4. Beauty and the Beast
      best animated movie ever
    • 3. Mall Rats
      silent bob in a bat man costume. brillant
    • 2. Pulp Fiction
      honestly of you didn't like it there's something wrong
    • 1. Edward Scissorhands
      Stragely Awesome
    and anything else by tim burton
    By: Beau
    • 10. Empire Records
      The feel of the 90s in a single movie
    • 9. Interview With the Vampire
      Okay a bit of a homoerotic torture fest, but at the time it was great
    • 8. Dumb and Dumber
      Another funny 90s movie
    • 7. Half Baked
      Sure it was just a commercial to get kids to smoke up, but for those of us that already do, it was fun to say.."hey I get the munchies too!!."
    • 6. Fight Club
    • 5. Theres Something About Mary
      The funniest movie of the 90s
    • 4. Shakespears Romeo And Juliet
      The only shakespear movie I know of that pot heads watched
    • 3. Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas
      Many didn't like this one but I did
    • 2. The Crow
      Another classic
    • 1. Pulp Fiction
      This is the 90s movie

    By: Andrew Hilliar
    • 10. Braveheart
      Although not very historically accurate, still, I loved this film because it really got to me.
    • 9. Terminator 2
      Arnie fits the role perfectly, and the story played out perfect.
    • 8. Apollo 13
      I used to always watch this film, great adaptation of a true story.
    • 7. Casino
      Martin Scorsese at his best.
    • 6. Fight Club
      Very unique...
    • 5. Dumb and Dumber
      The humour in this wasn't exactly classic, but it did make me laugh.
    • 4. Mrs. Doubtfire
      Best comedy film of the 90s. Robin Williams is brilliant.
    • 3. The Truman Show
      Great concept, really good in depth film.
    • 2. Forrest Gump
      This film really got to you, about a man who wasn't the brightest guy around but accomplished so much in his life. Great film.
    • 1. Jurassic Park
      This film was a great adaptation of the book, and truly deserving of the number one spot. Brilliant, and even had a soundtrack that sticks in your head.
    The best films in my opinion are films that have a very in depth meaning to them, films that really get to you. They have to be well put together and not just an excuse for cash. I believe the majority of the films I put up there do that job very well...
    By: Kevin
    • 10. Heat
      Sometimes overlooked as a great film. How many other films of the 90's inspired someone to have a police shoot out in broad daylight after robbing a bank?
    • 9. Dogma
      Original plot that makes you think about relgion without getting all worked up over it. Why do people force their religion on you?
    • 8. The Big Lobowski
      Not knowing where this film is going until the end is what makes it great. Real life is so entertaining, the dude is real life for most people.
    • 7. Snatch
      If you have not seen this movie, you have missed out on one of the best written films of all time. Filled with great British one liners. I'm not sure why I like this movie so much, but it moves up on my greatest of all time list ever time I watch it.
    • 6. Goodfellas
      I can't imagine mobsters talking, thinking, or living any other way. I can't wait to ask my mother for a butcher's knife to pry the holves out of my grill.
    • 5. Se7en
      The darkest movie ever made. I have not seen every movie, but I can't imagine there is a more f-up film. One of, if not, the best ending too any movie.
    • 4. Resevoir Dogs
      This film is a mordern day Unforgiven. It is a short bleep in time, but that time is very interesting and entertaining. When this movie was over, I wanted more.
    • 3. Forrest Gump
      Truely a great movie. Any movie that introduces catch phares into everyday speech (stupid is a stupid does, box of choc) should be reconized for its acheivement.
    • 2. Unforgiven
      This film reminds me of a great short story, a quick read that you can't put down. Secondly, it is the only movie I know word to word.
    • 1. Braveheart
      Anytime a film can combine bloody fight scenes, with a convincing love sub-plot, it's a must see. Provide an epic story, it is a classic.
    Honorable Mention: The Shawshank Redemption, Dances with Wolves, Kingpin, Pulp Fction, American Pie, Godfather III, Star War: The Phamtom Menace, Fight Club, Blow, Traffic, Ocean's Eleven - I know some were not made in the 90's.
    By: Samara
    • 10. Ace Venture: When Nature Calls (1995)
      all time favorite movie, its stupid but its hilarious
    • 9. Waynes World (1992)
      after seeing this everyone was runnin around sayin NOT after every sentance, excellent and SWHING! really funny movie
    • 8. Girl Interupted (1999)
      I love angelina, she won 5 awards for her performance (including an oscar for best actress)
    • 7. Forrest Gump (1994)
      Best movie evar!
    • 6. Titanic (1997)
      no matter what people say about this movie, it is brilliant. won oscars for best cinematography, Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Best Costume Design, Best Director, Best Effects/Sound Effects Editing, Best Effects/Visual Effects, Best Film Editing, Best Music/ Original Dramatic Score, Best Music/Song, Best Picture, Best Sound... and kate winslet and Gloria Stuart (who played the older Rose) were nominated... And those are the oscars theres alot more of awards given to this movie. its brilliant and touching.
    • 5. Angela's Ashes (1999)
    • 4. Fight Club (1999)
      brilliant performance by Ed Norton, good story
    • 3. Saving Private Ryan (1998)
    • 2. Braveheart (1995)
      one of my favorite movies, simply brilliant
    • 1. Schindlers List (1993)
      really moving, steven spielberg deliverd this well

    By: Shannon
    • 10. Pulp Fiction
      It's great. You just can't go wrong here.
    • 9. Forrest Gump
      You have to love this movie. This movie made me love Tom Hanks more than I already did.
    • 8. Titanic
      A great great great movie. I still cry everytime I see it.
    • 7. Dazed and Confused
      Really a cult classic now.
    • 6. The Sixth Sense
      An amazing plot twist. I never saw it coming. A great movie.
    • 5. 10 Things I Hate About You
      Hilarious. It really depicts teenagers very accurately and how it's really like.
    • 4. Ed Wood
      Simply fantastic. Johnny and Tim can make some of the best movies.
    • 3. The Wedding Singer
      Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore are amazing together. It had a great story to tell and it was hilarious.
    • 2. Edward Scissorhands
      A beautiful beautiful movie. Johnny Depp is absolutely amazing. No one else could have pulled that off. One of Tim Burton's best.
    • 1. Scream
      Definetly one of the best horror movies of all time. I love how it references to tons of other horror movies, and you feel that the characters are actually real people. I've seen it so many times..I can quote it backwards and forwards.
    That was very very hard. The 90s had such a great range of great movies.
    By: nick
    • 10. The Player
      I like words and letters. I'm not crazy about complete sentences.
    • 9. Se7en
      He's a nut bag! Just because th fucker's got a library card doesn't make him Yoda.
    • 8. The Usual Suspects
      The greatest trick the Devil ever pulled was making the world believe he didn't exist.
    • 7. Good Fellas
      I'm funny? What do you mean? Do I amuse you, am I a clown?
    • 6. Wayne's World
      Thanks...I like to play [cling].
    • 5. Pulp Fiction
      Zed's dead baby, Zed's dead.
    • 4. Tombstone
      I'm your Huckleberry.
    • 3. JFK
      I could give you a false name, but I won't. Just call me X.
    • 2. True Romance
      Do you know who I am Mr. Worley? I'm the anti-Christ. You get me in a vendetta kind of mood, and I swear you'll tell all the angels in heaven you never seen and evil so singuraly personified than in the face of the man that killed you.
    • 1. Reservoir Dogs
      I need you to be cool. Are you cool. [CRASH] Alright, I'm cool.

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