Top 100 Best 90s Movies

Greatest Films of the 1990s

What are the best 90s movies? The Decade of 1990s was a revolutionary decade in the film making. Though the use of technology increased in the film making in 60s decade but it was actually the 90s decade that truly showed how far the industry has developed. The decade is known for many Ground breaking sci fi movies. The 90s is also known for sparking the race for becoming the top grossing film of all time. Earlier the record was held by Steven Spielberg’s ‘E.T. –Extra terrestrial’ which was broken by another Spielberg’s film “Jurassic Park”. However the record was not long with held by Spielberg and was broken by James Cameroon’s Epic film ‘Titanic’. Titanic is a perfect example that how a non sci fi movie used technology and re-visited the historical event of drowning of Titanic.

Apart from producing more than 50 sci fi movies a year, the production company also put their bet on Action movies and comedy movies. However, the genre that received more critical acclaim in the 90s was Crime. 80s didn’t saw many Gangster movies but the 90s was full of it. Interestingly, almost all popular crime movies of 90s decade met critical acclaim.

The genre which didn’t get much critical acclaim was horror. Directors and Producers put their bet on making unnecessary sequels of 80s horror movies. Very few horror movies from the 90s actually stood out of the crowd.

90s gave a new trend of making Twist ending movies. There were many mystery suspense movies released in the 90s decade and interestingly most of them had a twist at the end. For Animation Genre, the decade of 90s was the golden decade. 90s decade was the decade of Disney Renaissance which began from 1989 Disney film ‘The Little Mermaid’ and Ended with 1999 film ‘Tarzan’. I can say Kids who grew up in the 90s decade were most lucky.

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New Generation Directors Who become crowd favorite in the 90s were – Quentin Tarantino,Coen Brothers, Sam Mendes, Gus Van Sant, Spike Jonze, Spike Lee, M. Night Shyamalan and Michael Mann. Steven Spielberg and James Cameroon rose more to fame in the 90s. Among the actors, most popular 90s star were – Tom Cruise, Tom Hanks, Will Smith, Brad Pitt, Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio, Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Bruce Willis, Ben Stiller, Jim Carrey, Edward Norton. Robert De Niro Al Pacino, Robin Williams, Dustin Hoffman, Anthony Hopkins, Arnold Schwargenneger and Jack Nicholson earned multiple awards for their work in the industry.

1990s was also golden decade for several popular Hollywood actresses. Actresses such as Angelina Jolie, Kate Winslet, Hilary Swank, Cate Blanchett, Cameron Diaz, Helena Bonham Carter, Jodie Foster, Helent Hunt, Susan Sarandon, Sandra Bullock and Winona Ryder were very among the leading actresses of Hollywood in the 90s.

Here is the list of Top 100 Greatest Films from the 1990s decade:

100. Carlito’s Way
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99. Philadelphia
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98. Mars Attacks!
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97. Jerry Maguire
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96. Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery
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95. Enemy of the State
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94. Natural Born Killers
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93. Blade
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92. The Mummy
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91. True Romance
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90. A Bug’s Life
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89. Pretty Woman
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88. The Blair Witch Project
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87. Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace
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86. Ace Ventura
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85. Clerks.
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84. Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles
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83. Dogma
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82. Eyes Wide Shut
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81. The Devil’s Advocate
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80. True Lies
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79. The Godfather Part III
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78. Contact
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77. Gattaca
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76. 10 Things I Hate About You
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75. Jackie Brown
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74. Leon: The Professional
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73. Boogie Nights
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72. Golden Eye
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71. Office Space
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70. The Game
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69. As Good As It Gets
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68. Scent of a Woman
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67. Run Lola Run
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66. Bad Boys
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65. From Dusk till Dawn
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64. The Fugitive
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63. Scream
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62. Die Hard 2
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61. Shakespeare in Love
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60. Being John Malkovich
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59. Magnolia
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58. American Pie
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57. Men in Black
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56. Total Recall
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55. Starship Troopers
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54. A Few Good Man
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53. Dances With Wolves
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52. Princess Mononoke
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51. L.A. Confidential
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50. Con Air
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49. Armageddon
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48. There’s Something about Mary
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47. The Fifth Element
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46. Speed
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45. Independence Day
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44. Sleepy Hollow
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43. Mission Impossible
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42. Face/Off
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41. Dumb and Dumber
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40. The Rock
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39. Die Hard: With a Vengeance
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38. Fargo
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37. Beauty and the Beast
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36. Casin0
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35. Lock,Stock and Two Smoking Barrels
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34. Twelve Monkeys
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33. The Big Lebowski
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32. Groundhog Day
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31. Life is Beautiful
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30. The Truman Show
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29. Goodfellas
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28. Trainspotting
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27. Apollo 13
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26. Good Will Hunting
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25. Braveheart
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24. The Green Mile
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23. Jurassic Park
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22. Home Alone
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21. Edward Scissorhands
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20. Heat
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19. Unforgiven
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18. Reservoir Dogs
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17. The Lion King
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16. The Silence of the Lambs
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15. American History X
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14. Saving Private Ryan
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13. Se7en
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12. The Usual Suspects
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11. Toy Story 1 and Toy Story 2
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10. Terminator 2: Judgment Day
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9. The Sixth Sense
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8. Pulp Fiction
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7. American Beauty
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6. Schindler’s List
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5. The Shawshank Redemption
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4. The Matrix
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3. Titanic
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2. Forrest Gump
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1. Fight Club
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So Which of the above film from the 1990s Decade is Your favorite? Did we missed any 90s film or did we under/over rated any film? Which actor you think was the best in the 90s decade? What about your favorite actress and Director from the decade of 90s? Shout out loud below in the comment box.

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