1990

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1. Miami Blues (1990)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.4
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An ex-con's first act of freedom is moving to Miami where he restarts his old criminal ways with even more potency.

Director: George Armitage | Stars: Fred Ward, Alec Baldwin, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Cecilia Pérez-Cervera

Votes: 6,609 | Gross: $9.89M

2. Goodfellas (1990)

R | 146 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.7
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89 Metascore

The story of Henry Hill and his life in the mob, covering his relationship with his wife Karen Hill and his mob partners Jimmy Conway and Tommy DeVito in the Italian-American crime syndicate.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco

Votes: 818,974 | Gross: $46.84M

3. King of New York (1990)

R | 103 min | Crime, Thriller

7.0
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A drug kingpin is released from prison and seeks to take total control of the criminal underworld in order to give back to the community.

Director: Abel Ferrara | Stars: Christopher Walken, David Caruso, Laurence Fishburne, Victor Argo

Votes: 25,910 | Gross: $2.55M

4. Days of Being Wild (1990)

Unrated | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.6
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96 Metascore

A man tries to find out who his real mother is after the woman who raised him tells him the truth.

Director: Kar-Wai Wong | Stars: Leslie Cheung, Maggie Cheung, Andy Lau, Carina Lau

Votes: 13,775 | Gross: $0.14M

5. Europa Europa (1990)

R | 112 min | Drama, History, War

7.6
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A boy in Nazi Germany, trying to conceal that he is Jewish, joins the Hitler Youth.

Director: Agnieszka Holland | Stars: Solomon Perel, Marco Hofschneider, René Hofschneider, Piotr Kozlowski

Votes: 12,867 | Gross: $5.58M

6. My Mother's Castle (1990)

PG | 98 min | Adventure, Biography, Comedy

7.6
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Every holiday Marcel and his family go to their cottage in the Provence (France). He likes the hills in this region. Before they arrive at the cottage they have to walk about 5 miles. With ... See full summary »

Director: Yves Robert | Stars: Julien Ciamaca, Philippe Caubère, Nathalie Roussel, Didier Pain

Votes: 4,078 | Gross: $1.48M

7. My Father's Glory (1990)

G | 105 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.6
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A young boy's life in turn-of-the-century France. Marcel, witnesses the success of his teacher father, as well as the success of his arrogant Uncle Jules. Marcel and family spend their ... See full summary »

Director: Yves Robert | Stars: Philippe Caubère, Nathalie Roussel, Didier Pain, Thérèse Liotard

Votes: 5,255 | Gross: $1.71M

8. Paris Is Burning (1990)

R | 71 min | Documentary

8.1
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A chronicle of New York's drag scene in the 1980s, focusing on balls, voguing and the ambitions and dreams of those who gave the era its warmth and vitality.

Director: Jennie Livingston | Stars: Brooke Xtravaganza, André Christian, Dorian Corey, Paris Duprée

Votes: 6,341 | Gross: $3.78M

9. La Femme Nikita (1990)

R | 117 min | Action, Thriller

7.4
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56 Metascore

Convicted felon Nikita, instead of going to jail, is given a new identity and trained, stylishly, as a top secret spy/assassin.

Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Anne Parillaud, Marc Duret, Patrick Fontana, Alain Lathière

Votes: 59,355 | Gross: $5.02M

10. Miller's Crossing (1990)

R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.8
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66 Metascore

Tom Regan, an advisor to a Prohibition-era crime boss, tries to keep the peace between warring mobs but gets caught in divided loyalties.

Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Albert Finney, John Turturro, Marcia Gay Harden

Votes: 111,659 | Gross: $5.08M

11. Legion (2016)

Not Rated | 105 min | Horror

8.2
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William Peter Blatty's director's cut of "The Exorcist III" which was thought to be lost. Recovered and released in 2016 under its original title, this is the definitive cut of the film based on his novel "Legion"

Director: William Peter Blatty | Stars: George C. Scott, Ed Flanders, Brad Dourif, Scott Wilson

Votes: 186

12. The Exorcist III (1990)

R | 110 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.3
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A police lieutenant uncovers more than he bargained for as his investigation of a series of murders, which have all the hallmarks of the deceased Gemini serial killer, leads him to question the patients of a psychiatric ward.

Director: William Peter Blatty | Stars: George C. Scott, Ed Flanders, Brad Dourif, Jason Miller

Votes: 19,797 | Gross: $26.10M

13. State of Grace (1990)

R | 134 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.3
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A New York cop is recruited to return to his hometown and infiltrate the mob ran by his best friend's brother.

Directors: Phil Joanou, Michael Lee Baron | Stars: Sean Penn, Ed Harris, Gary Oldman, Robin Wright

Votes: 18,039 | Gross: $1.91M

14. Mountains of the Moon (1990)

R | 136 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.3
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The story of Captain Richard Francis Burton and Lt. John Hanning Speke's expedition to find the source of the Nile river in the name of Queen Victoria's British Empire. The film tells the ... See full summary »

Director: Bob Rafelson | Stars: Patrick Bergin, Iain Glen, Richard E. Grant, Fiona Shaw

Votes: 2,972 | Gross: $4.01M

15. Dekalog (1989–1990)
Episode: Dekalog, szesc (1989)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama

8.7
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"Thou shalt not commit adultery" - a shorter, scaled-down version of 'A Short Film About Love', with a less complex plot and a different ending - though the basic narrative about the ... See full summary »

Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski | Stars: Olaf Lubaszenko, Grazyna Szapolowska, Piotr Machalica, Stefania Iwinska

Votes: 2,873

16. Siddeshwari (1990)

123 min | Documentary

7.8
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An impressionistic biographical look at Siddheshwari Devi (19081977), the classical Indian singer whose voice was appreciated by the maharajas and public alike. She was from Varanasi, India... See full synopsis »

Director: Mani Kaul | Stars: Mita Vasisht, Muhar Biswas, Ranjana Srivastava, Shravani Mukherjee

Votes: 40

17. The Grifters (1990)

R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.0
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86 Metascore

A small-time conman has torn loyalties between his estranged mother and new girlfriend--both of whom are high-stakes grifters with their own angles to play.

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Anjelica Huston, John Cusack, Annette Bening, Jan Munroe

Votes: 22,228 | Gross: $13.45M

18. Die xue jie tou (1990)

Not Rated | 136 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.7
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When three close friends escape from Hong Kong to war-time Saigon to start a criminal's life, they all go through a harrowing experience which totally shatters their lives and their friendship forever.

Director: John Woo | Stars: Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Jacky Cheung, Waise Lee, Simon Yam

Votes: 8,604

19. Tremors (1990)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Horror

7.1
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65 Metascore

Natives of a small isolated town defend themselves against strange underground creatures which are killing them one by one.

Director: Ron Underwood | Stars: Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Finn Carter, Michael Gross

Votes: 99,873 | Gross: $16.67M

20. Mermaids (1990)

PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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56 Metascore

An unconventional single mother relocates with her two daughters to a small Massachusetts town in 1963, where a number of events and relationships both challenge and strengthen their familial bonds.

Director: Richard Benjamin | Stars: Cher, Bob Hoskins, Winona Ryder, Michael Schoeffling

Votes: 24,210 | Gross: $35.42M

21. Total Recall (1990)

R | 113 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.5
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57 Metascore

When a man goes for virtual vacation memories of the planet Mars, an unexpected and harrowing series of events forces him to go to the planet for real - or does he?

Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sharon Stone, Michael Ironside, Rachel Ticotin

Votes: 261,207 | Gross: $119.39M

22. Die Hard 2 (1990)

R | 124 min | Action, Thriller

7.1
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67 Metascore

John McClane attempts to avert disaster as rogue military operatives seize control of Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C.

Director: Renny Harlin | Stars: Bruce Willis, William Atherton, Bonnie Bedelia, Reginald VelJohnson

Votes: 293,340 | Gross: $117.54M

23. Frankenhooker (1990)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Horror

6.1
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A medical student sets out to recreate his decapitated fiancée by building her a new body made of Manhattan street prostitutes.

Director: Frank Henenlotter | Stars: James Lorinz, Joanne Ritchie, Patty Mullen, J.J. Clark

Votes: 7,052 | Gross: $0.21M

24. Life Is Sweet (1990)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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88 Metascore

A waitress, her cook husband, & their twin daughters ponder their lives over a few weeks in a working-class suburb north of London.

Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Alison Steadman, Jim Broadbent, Claire Skinner, Jane Horrocks

Votes: 7,085 | Gross: $1.52M

25. White Hunter Black Heart (1990)

PG | 112 min | Adventure, Drama

6.7
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A thinly fictionalized account of a legendary movie director, whose desire to hunt down an animal turns into a grim situation with his movie crew in Africa.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Jeff Fahey, Charlotte Cornwell, Norman Lumsden

Votes: 9,425 | Gross: $2.32M

26. The Field (1990)

PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Thriller

7.4
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"Bull" McCabe's family has farmed a field for generations, sacrificing endlessly for the sake of the land, and when the widow, who owns the field, decides to sell the field in a public ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Sheridan | Stars: Richard Harris, John Hurt, Sean Bean, Frances Tomelty

Votes: 4,743 | Gross: $1.41M

27. Quick Change (1990)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Crime

6.8
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56 Metascore

Three thieves successfully rob a New York City bank, but making the escape from the city proves to be almost impossible.

Directors: Howard Franklin, Bill Murray | Stars: Bill Murray, Geena Davis, Randy Quaid, Dale Grand

Votes: 17,112 | Gross: $15.26M

28. After Dark, My Sweet (1990)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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78 Metascore

An ex-boxer is drifting around after escaping from the mental hospital. He meets a widow who convinces him to help fix up the neglected estate her ex-husband left. Her Uncle talks them both... See full summary »

Director: James Foley | Stars: Jason Patric, Rachel Ward, Bruce Dern, Rocky Giordani

Votes: 2,740 | Gross: $2.68M

29. Tatie Danielle (1990)

PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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Auntie Danielle, supposedly in ailing health but in reality just a nasty old bitch, lives with a paid housekeeper who she regularly abuses. When the housekeeper dies falling off a ladder, ... See full summary »

Director: Étienne Chatiliez | Stars: Tsilla Chelton, Catherine Jacob, Isabelle Nanty, Neige Dolsky

Votes: 2,814 | Gross: $0.60M

30. Jacob's Ladder (I) (1990)

R | 113 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.5
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62 Metascore

Mourning his dead child, a haunted Vietnam War veteran attempts to uncover his past while suffering from a severe case of dissociation. To do so, he must decipher reality and life from his own dreams, delusions, and perceptions of death.

Director: Adrian Lyne | Stars: Tim Robbins, Elizabeth Peña, Danny Aiello, Matt Craven

Votes: 83,328 | Gross: $26.12M

31. Metropolitan (1990)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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77 Metascore

A group of young upper-class Manhattanites are blithely passing through the gala debutante season, when an unusual outsider joins them and stirs them up.

Director: Whit Stillman | Stars: Carolyn Farina, Edward Clements, Chris Eigeman, Taylor Nichols

Votes: 7,921 | Gross: $2.94M

32. Reversal of Fortune (1990)

R | 111 min | Biography, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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93 Metascore

Wealthy Sunny von Bülow lies brain-dead, husband Claus guilty of attempted murder; but he says he's innocent and hires Alan Dershowitz for his appeal.

Director: Barbet Schroeder | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Glenn Close, Ron Silver, Annabella Sciorra

Votes: 12,302 | Gross: $15.45M

33. Cyrano de Bergerac (1990)

PG | 137 min | Comedy, Drama, History

7.6
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Embarrassed by his large nose, a romantic poet/soldier romances his cousin by proxy.

Director: Jean-Paul Rappeneau | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Anne Brochet, Vincent Perez, Jacques Weber

Votes: 19,484 | Gross: $15.14M

34. Internal Affairs (1990)

R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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An Internal Affairs agent becomes obsessed with bringing down a cop who has managed to maintain a spotless reputation despite being involved in a web of corruption.

Director: Mike Figgis | Stars: Richard Gere, Andy Garcia, Nancy Travis, Laurie Metcalf

Votes: 14,443 | Gross: $27.73M

35. Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

6.3
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The Gremlins are back, and this time, they've taken control of a New York media mogul's high-tech skyscraper.

Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, John Glover, Robert Prosky

Votes: 77,229 | Gross: $41.48M

36. Edward Scissorhands (1990)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

7.9
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74 Metascore

A gentle man, with scissors for hands, is brought into a new community after living in isolation.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Dianne Wiest, Anthony Michael Hall

Votes: 390,494 | Gross: $56.36M

37. The Hairdresser's Husband (1990)

R | 82 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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Antoine has always been fascinated with a hairdresser's delicate touch, the beguiling perfume and the figure of a woman with an opulent bosom, moreover, he knew that he would marry one, fulfilling his dream of a perfect and idealised love.

Director: Patrice Leconte | Stars: Jean Rochefort, Anna Galiena, Roland Bertin, Maurice Chevit

Votes: 7,670 | Gross: $1.16M

38. Dances with Wolves (1990)

PG-13 | 181 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

8.0
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72 Metascore

Lieutenant John Dunbar, assigned to a remote western Civil War outpost, befriends wolves and Indians, making him an intolerable aberration in the military.

Director: Kevin Costner | Stars: Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene, Rodney A. Grant

Votes: 204,603 | Gross: $184.21M

39. An Angel at My Table (1990)

R | 158 min | Biography, Drama

7.6
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In 1920s and 1930s New Zealand, Janet Frame grows up in a poor family with lots of brothers and sisters. Already at an early age she is different from the other kids. She gets an education ... See full summary »

Director: Jane Campion | Stars: Kerry Fox, Alexia Keogh, Karen Fergusson, Iris Churn

Votes: 5,476 | Gross: $1.05M

40. Crossing the Line (1990)

R | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Sport

5.8
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An unemployed Scottish miner (Liam Neeson) is forced into bare-knuckle boxing to make ends meet.

Director: David Leland | Stars: Kenny Ireland, Liam Neeson, Joanne Whalley, Billy Connolly

Votes: 897 | Gross: $0.06M

41. Boiling Point (1990)

Not Rated | 96 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.8
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Two disquieted junior baseball players seek revenge on the local yakuza for attacking their coach.

Director: Takeshi Kitano | Stars: Takeshi Kitano, Yûrei Yanagi, Yuriko Ishida, Taka Guadalcanal

Votes: 4,997 | Gross: $0.00M

42. Two Evil Eyes (1990)

R | 120 min | Horror

6.1
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61 Metascore

Two horror tales based on short stories by Edgar Allan Poe directed by two famous horror directors, George A. Romero and Dario Argento. A greedy wife kills her husband, but not completely. A sleazy reporter adopts a strange black cat.

Directors: Dario Argento, George A. Romero | Stars: Adrienne Barbeau, Harvey Keitel, Ramy Zada, Bingo O'Malley

Votes: 4,846 | Gross: $0.35M

43. Pump Up the Volume (1990)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.2
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77 Metascore

Mark runs a pirate radio station and causes an uproar when he speaks his mind and enthralls fellow teens.

Director: Allan Moyle | Stars: Christian Slater, Samantha Mathis, Anthony Lucero, Andy Romano

Votes: 22,975 | Gross: $11.54M

44. Strangers in Good Company (1990)

PG | 101 min | Drama

7.8
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A busload of women become stranded in an isolated part of the Canadian countryside. As they await rescue, they reflect on their lives through a mostly ad-libbed script.

Director: Cynthia Scott | Stars: Alice Diabo, Constance Garneau, Beth Webber, Catherine Roche

Votes: 848 | Gross: $1.00M

45. The Nasty Girl (1990)

PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, History

7.4
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When a young woman investigates her town's Nazi past, the community turns against her.

Director: Michael Verhoeven | Stars: Lena Stolze, Hans-Reinhard Müller, Monika Baumgartner, Elisabeth Bertram

Votes: 2,157 | Gross: $2.28M

46. Ju Dou (1990)

PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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A woman married to the brutal and infertile owner of a dye mill in rural China conceives a boy with her husband's nephew but is forced to raise her son as her husband's heir without ... See full summary »

Directors: Yimou Zhang, Fengliang Yang | Stars: Li Gong, Wei Li, Baotian Li, Ma Chong

Votes: 6,350 | Gross: $1.99M

47. Wild at Heart (1990)

R | 125 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.2
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52 Metascore

Young lovers Sailor and Lula run from the variety of weirdos that Lula's mom has hired to kill Sailor.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Laura Dern, Willem Dafoe, J.E. Freeman

Votes: 68,601 | Gross: $14.56M

48. A Shock to the System (1990)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

6.7
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When you think you're at the top of the corporate ladder and then discover they have managed to pull that ladder away, sometimes you have to take it upon yourself to 'level' the playing ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Egleson | Stars: Michael Caine, Elizabeth McGovern, Peter Riegert, Swoosie Kurtz

Votes: 3,401 | Gross: $3.42M

49. Ben ming nian (1990)

107 min | Drama

7.3
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A semi-literate who was deprived of schooling during the Cultural Revolution, Li Huiquan, is released from labor camp. But his attempts to make good are continually thwarted. His street ... See full summary »

Director: Fei Xie | Stars: Hongxiang Cai, Wen Jiang, Tian Liang, Cheng Lin

Votes: 241

50. Xiao ao jiang hu (1990)

TV-14 | 120 min | Action, History, Romance

7.0
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When a scroll containing valuable martial arts secrets is stolen from the Emperor, an army detachment is sent to recover it. Blademaster, a young martial arts expert, accidentally ends up ... See full summary »

Directors: Siu-Tung Ching, King Hu, Raymond Lee, Hark Tsui, Ann Hui, Yeung-Wah Kam | Stars: Samuel Hui, Cecilia Yip, Jacky Cheung, Man Cheung

Votes: 1,725

51. Nouvelle vague (1990)

89 min | Drama

7.1
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Composed entirely by literary quotations from many different sources and from several historical periods, Godard's film works as an allegory on film. The loose narrative tells about a ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Alain Delon, Domiziana Giordano, Jacques Dacqmine, Christophe Odent

Votes: 1,174

52. House Party (1990)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.3
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76 Metascore

Kid decides to go to his friend's house party, but even he can't predict what's in store for him.

Director: Reginald Hudlin | Stars: Christopher Reid, Robin Harris, Christopher Martin, Martin Lawrence

Votes: 9,517 | Gross: $26.39M

53. Pacific Heights (1990)

R | 102 min | Thriller

6.4
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A couple work hard to renovate their dream house and become landlords to pay for it. Unfortunately, one of their tenants has plans of his own.

Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Melanie Griffith, Matthew Modine, Michael Keaton, Mako

Votes: 15,338 | Gross: $29.38M

54. The Fool (1990)

140 min | Drama

7.6
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A costume drama / satire about financial skull-duggery, and confidence tricksters in both the upper and lower classes in Victorian London. A working class man impersonates a lord who is ... See full summary »

Director: Christine Edzard | Stars: Derek Jacobi, Cyril Cusack, Ruth Mitchell, Maria Aitken

Votes: 56

55. Hamoun (1990)

Not Rated | 120 min | Drama

8.2
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Hamoon's wife is leaving him. He is also unsuccessfully trying to finish his Ph.D. thesis. He is forced to reexamine his life. In a series of flashbacks and dreams, Hamoon tries to figure ... See full summary »

Director: Dariush Mehrjui | Stars: Ezzatolah Entezami, Bita Farahi, Sedigheh Kianfar, Turan Mehrzad

Votes: 5,365

56. Come See the Paradise (1990)

R | 138 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.7
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The passionate romance between an Irish-American man and a Japanese-American woman is threatened when the Pearl Harbor attacks happen and the woman is forced into a prison camp because of her ethnicity.

Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Tamlyn Tomita, Sab Shimono, Shizuko Hoshi

Votes: 2,229 | Gross: $0.85M

57. Nightbreed (1990)

R | 102 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror

6.6
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A troubled young man is drawn to a mythical place called Midian where a variety of monsters are hiding from humanity.

Director: Clive Barker | Stars: Craig Sheffer, David Cronenberg, Anne Bobby, Charles Haid

Votes: 16,019 | Gross: $8.86M

58. S'en fout la mort (1990)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama

6.9
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Dah and Jocelyn come from Benin, Africa, to coach their rooster, "S'en fout la mort", for an illicit cock-fight in the basement of a restaurant.

Director: Claire Denis | Stars: Isaach De Bankolé, Alex Descas, Solveig Dommartin, Christopher Buchholz

Votes: 506

59. I, the Worst of All (1990)

R | 105 min | Drama

7.1
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A viceroy and an archbishop take their posts in Mexico. A local nun, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (1651-1695), intrigues them. The viceroy and his wife find her brilliant and fascinating. The ... See full summary »

Director: María Luisa Bemberg | Stars: Assumpta Serna, Dominique Sanda, Héctor Alterio, Lautaro Murúa

Votes: 514 | Gross: $0.05M

60. Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael (1990)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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A small town prepares for the homecoming of superstar Roxy Carmichael, as does a young outsider, who believes Roxy is her mother.

Director: Jim Abrahams | Stars: Winona Ryder, Jeff Daniels, Laila Robins, Thomas Wilson Brown

Votes: 4,136 | Gross: $3.99M

61. Baby Blood (1990)

R | 82 min | Horror

5.8
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When a strange creature crawls into a woman's uterus she becomes a killer in order to feed the tiny terror growing within her.

Director: Alain Robak | Stars: Emmanuelle Escourrou, Christian Sinniger, Jean-François Gallotte, Roselyne Geslot

Votes: 1,191

62. Voice of the Moon (1990)

30 min | Documentary, Short

7.0
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An experimental documentary on the Russian invasion of Afghanistan.

Director: Richard Stanley

Votes: 82

63. Sink or Swim (1990)

Not Rated | 48 min | Documentary

7.3
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Through a series of twenty six short stories, a girl describes the childhood events that shaped her ideas about fatherhood, family relations, work and play. As the stories unfold, a dual ... See full summary »

Director: Su Friedrich | Star: Jessica Meyerson

Votes: 268

64. Troll 2 (1990)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

2.8
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A family vacationing in a small town discovers the entire town is inhabited by goblins in disguise as humans, who plan to eat them.

Director: Claudio Fragasso | Stars: Michael Paul Stephenson, George Hardy, Margo Prey, Connie Young

Votes: 26,751

65. Twin Peaks (1990–1991)
Episode: Episode #2.7 (1990)

TV-14 | 47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

9.4
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Maddy prepares to leave Twin Peaks, Leo wants shoes, Norma learns of Nadine's regression, Tojamura reveals his identity to Pete, and Cooper arrests Ben Horne for the murder of Laura Palmer only to receive a devastating message.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Mädchen Amick, Dana Ashbrook

Votes: 2,983

66. Twin Peaks (1990–1991)
Episode: Episode #2.1 (1990)

TV-14 | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

9.1
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In the aftermath of the incident at the Great Northern Hotel, the investigation into Laura Palmer's death continues, and information is provided from an unexpected source.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Mädchen Amick, Dana Ashbrook

Votes: 2,694

67. Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water (1990– )

TV-14 | 25 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

8.0
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A teen acrobat of mysterious origins and a young inventor find themselves entangled in a sinister plot that involves the fate of the world.

Stars: Noriko Hidaka, Carl Domaski, Judson Jones, Craig Kanne

Votes: 1,194

68. House of Cards (1990)

TV-14 | 226 min | Drama

8.6
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The schemes of a ruthlessly ambitious British politician who will stop at nothing to get to the top.

Stars: Ian Richardson, Susannah Harker, Miles Anderson, Alphonsia Emmanuel

Votes: 10,252

69. The Trials of Life (1990– )

Documentary

9.0
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Each of the twelve 50-minute episodes features a different aspect of the journey through life, from birth to adulthood and continuation of the species through reproduction.

Star: David Attenborough

Votes: 1,304

70. Northern Exposure (1990–1995)
Episode: Aurora Borealis: A Fairy Tale for Big People (1990)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

9.1
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While Joel gives Ed golf lessons, the Indian warns him Adam is around, the never actually seen monster-prankster, blamed for all kinds of weirdness since 15 years. Passing the night in his ... See full summary »

Director: Peter O'Fallon | Stars: Rob Morrow, Barry Corbin, Janine Turner, John Cullum

Votes: 184

71. Screenplay (1986–1993)
Episode: Antonia and Jane (1990)

R | 71 min | Drama

7.1
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Plain Jane Hartman hates her life. She's goofy, boring and only has sex if she reads Iris Murdoch novels out loud to her loopy boyfriend. Her oldest friend Antonia McGill knows about ... See full summary »

Director: Beeban Kidron | Stars: Saskia Reeves, Imelda Staunton, Patricia Leventon, Alfred Hoffman

Votes: 298 | Gross: $1.00M

72. The Best of... What's Left of... Not Only... But Also (1990– )

30 min | Comedy, Music

8.1
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Pete and Dud reunite after 20 years apart to introduce a six part trip to memory lane. Of all the material from their 1965-1970 television shows which had not been wiped by the British ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Cook, Dudley Moore

Votes: 23

73. A Life in Pieces (1990–1991)

5 min | Short, Comedy

8.3
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Sir Arthur Streeb-Greebling gives his rambling opinions on the Twelve Days of Christmas, in discussion with Ludovic Kennedy.

Stars: Peter Cook, Ludovic Kennedy

Votes: 19

74. Making Out (1989–1991)
Episode: Episode #2.2 (1990)

Comedy, Drama

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Director: Carol Wilks | Stars: Margi Clarke, Melanie Kilburn, Shirley Stelfox, Rachel Davies

75. French and Saunders (1987– )
Episode: The Exorcist (1990)

Comedy

7.3
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Pastiche of 1973's horror classic "The Exorcist"; parody of BBC's consumer investigation program "Watchdog", and songs from rap girl group "Salt 'n' Pepper" and Kirsty MacColl. And lots of early 90s Power Suits.

Director: Bob Spiers | Stars: Dawn French, Jennifer Saunders, Simon Brint, Rowland Rivron

Votes: 17

76. One Foot in the Grave (1990–2001)
Episode: Who's Listening (1990)

59 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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The Meldrews become acquainted with a reverend who thinks he has lost his faith, and Victor learns more about a video shop clerk with whom he had a conflict.

Director: Susan Belbin | Stars: Richard Wilson, Annette Crosbie, Doreen Mantle, Catherine Shipton

Votes: 67

77. One Foot in the Grave (1990–2001)
Episode: Love and Death (1990)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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The Meldrews are on holiday, staying with old friends Vince and April in their boarding house. A set of coincidences leave each member of the couple thinking they have been unfaithful.

Director: Susan Belbin | Stars: Richard Wilson, Annette Crosbie, Myrtle Devenish, Georgina Hale

Votes: 72

78. One Foot in the Grave (1990–2001)
Episode: Who Will Buy? (1990)

29 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Victor and Margaret get worried when a couple named Patrick and Pippa seemingly come to stay as they have no idea who they are.

Director: Susan Belbin | Stars: Richard Wilson, Annette Crosbie, William Vanderpuye, Owen Brenman

Votes: 64

79. Screenplay (1986–1993)
Episode: Needle (1990)

Drama

8.3
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Danny and Paula are a young married couple with a baby. They are moving up in the world, leaving their high-rise for a house of their own. The future of their marriage is threatened by only one thing: Danny is a heroin addict.

Director: Gillies MacKinnon | Stars: Sean McKee, Emma Bird, Pete Postlethwaite, Anna Keaveney

Votes: 18

80. A Night on Mount Edna (1990 TV Movie)

60 min | Comedy

5.8
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Director: Alasdair Macmillan | Stars: Barry Humphries, Mel Gibson, Charlton Heston, Robin Houston

Votes: 22

81. The Play on One (1988–1991)
Episode: Changing Step (1990)

90 min | Drama

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During World War I, a hospitalized amputee falls in love with one of his nurses.

Stars: James Convey, Susan Wooldridge, Eleanor Bron, Antony Sher

82. Screenplay (1986–1993)
Episode: Wedded (1990)

30 min | Drama

8.2
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A husband drives throughout the night on a voyage of self-discovery, while his wife waits at home, raking over the ashes of their marriage as their child sleeps in the next room.

Director: Malcolm McKay | Stars: Sean Bean, Lesley Sharp, Melanie Thaw

Votes: 8

83. Alive from Off Center (1984–1991)
Episode: Road (1990)

62 min

8.1
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A bleak portrait of life in a Lancashire town in 1980's Thatcher era Britain.

Director: Alan Clarke | Stars: Bill Armstrong, Neil Dudgeon, Jane Horrocks, Mossie Smith

Votes: 7

84. The Civil War (1990)

TV-14 | 680 min | Documentary, History, War

9.2
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A comprehensive survey of the American Civil War.

Stars: David McCullough, Sam Waterston, Julie Harris, Jason Robards

Votes: 8,429

85. The Simpsons (1989– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

8.8
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The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.

Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 304,297

86. Miami Vice (1984–1990)
Episode: Deliver Us from Evil (1988)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.3
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Frank Hackman returns to make life hell for Crockett - in the most devastating way possible.

Director: George Mendeluk | Stars: Don Johnson, Philip Michael Thomas, Saundra Santiago, Michael Talbott

Votes: 152

87. 12:01 PM (1990)

25 min | Sci-Fi, Short

7.8
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A man is stuck living his life in the same 59 minute time frame. He tries various methods of finding out why, eventually consulting a physicist.

Director: Jonathan Heap | Stars: Jane Alden, Don Amendolia, John Bachelder, Laura Harrington

Votes: 1,034

88. Green Card (1990)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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A man wanting to stay in the US enters into a marriage of convenience, but it turns into more than that.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Andie MacDowell, Bebe Neuwirth, Gregg Edelman

Votes: 19,875 | Gross: $29.89M

89. The Golden Boat (1990)

83 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

6.8
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An absurdist odyssey through downtown Manhattan with a sweet old serial killer, a student-cum-critic-cum-musician and assorted international bohemians.

Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: Michael Kirby, Federico Muchnik, Brett Alexander, Mary Hestand

Votes: 73

90. Making Out (1989–1991)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Stars: Margi Clarke, Melanie Kilburn, Rachel Davies, Shirley Stelfox

Votes: 76