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Favorite (Best) Films of the 1990's

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#1 of 31 OFFLINE   Ike



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Posted September 28 2001 - 01:41 PM

Since with most of these favorites list, I don't feel free to list films from the last 11 years, I thought I should make a list of my favorite, or the best films, of the last decade. List as many as you want, from 5-100.

#2 of 31 OFFLINE   Brian Perry

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Posted September 28 2001 - 06:52 PM

Glengarry Glen Ross
Apollo 13

and a comedy,

There's Something About Mary

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#3 of 31 OFFLINE   DonaldB


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Posted September 28 2001 - 07:42 PM

Cyclo - Tran The Eel - Imamura The River - Tsai Vive l'Amour - Tsai The Hole - Tsai Breaking the Waves - von Trier Three Colors - Kieslowski The Puppetmaster - Hou Goodbye South, Goodbye - Hou Good Men, Good Women - Hou My Own Private Idaho - Van Sant The Nasty Girl - M. Verhoeven Rushmore - W. Anderson Boogie Nights - P.T. Anderson The Sweet Hereafter - Egoyan Chungking Express - Wong Days of Being Wild - Wong Happy Together - Wong L'Humanité - Dumont The Life of Jesus - Dumont Rosetta - Dardenne La Promesse - Dardenne From the East - Akerman The Piano - Campion An Angel at My table - Campion The Actress - Kwan Close-up - Kiarostami The Wind Will Carry Us - Kiarostami Through the Olive Trees - Kiarostami Afterlife - Kore-eda Lone Star - Sayles Being John Malkovich - Jones A Brighter Summer Day - Yang The Silence - M. Makhmalbaf The Apple - S. Makhmalbaf Gummo - Korine Julien Donkey-Boy - Korine Waiting for Guffman - Guest The Pillow Book - Greenaway An Autumn Tale - Rohmer Live Flesh - Almodovar The Story of Qiu Ju - Zhang Raise the Red Lantern - Zhang Crumb - Zwigoff

#4 of 31 OFFLINE   Matthew Chmiel

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Posted September 28 2001 - 08:58 PM

American Beauty
Being John Malkovich
Boogie Nights
Bottle Rocket
Chasing Amy
Dark City
Ed Wood
Fight Club
The Game
Hard Eight
The Iron Giant
The Matrix
The Nightmare Before Christmas
Run Lola Run
Schindler's List
Terminator 2: Judgment Day
That Thing You Do!
Three Kings
True Lies
Waiting for Guffman
... and so on and so on ...

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#5 of 31 OFFLINE   Neil Joseph

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Posted September 29 2001 - 06:46 AM

- Braveheart
- Contact
- Crimson Tide
- Deep Impact
- Jurassic park
- Matrix
- Men In Black
- Prince Of Egypt
- Shawshank Redemption
- Tarzan
- Titanic
- Toy Story
- Toy Story 2
- Terminator 2



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#6 of 31 OFFLINE   Kristian


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Posted September 29 2001 - 04:53 PM

I'm probably forgetting some of my favorites now, but here goes:

1. Saving Private Ryan
2. Beauty and the Beast
3. The Lion King
4. Jurassic Park
5. Aladdin
6. Terminator 2: Judgment Day
7. Star Wars: The Phantom Menace
8. Toy Story 2
9. Toy Story
10. Tarzan
11. The Nightmare Before Christmas
12. Princess Mononoke
13. The Silence of the Lambs
14. The Shawshank Redemption
15. The Sixth Sense
16. The Matrix
17. The Fugitive
18. Chasing Amy
19. Star Trek: First Contact
20. The Truman Show

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#7 of 31 OFFLINE   Stas T

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Posted September 30 2001 - 04:46 AM

Husbands and Wives Unforgiven Goodfellas Ed Wood The Straight Story Toy Story 1 & 2 Glengarry Glen Ross Crumb Fearless The Ice Storm Slacker Before Sunrise Dazed and Confused Death and the Maiden Fargo Flirting Short Cuts This Boy's Life Smoke American Heart Reservoir Dogs Limbo Slingblade Chasing Amy Fight Club Se7en Three Kings Your Friends and Neighbors Happiness Office Space

#8 of 31 OFFLINE   Holden Pike

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Posted September 30 2001 - 06:34 AM

1. GoodFellas (1990 - Scorsese) 2. Unforgiven (1992 - Eastwood) 3. Miller's Crossing (1990 - Coen Bros.) 4. Fearless (1993 - Peter Weir) 5. Rushmore (1998 - Wes Anderson) 6. A Perfect World (1993 - Eastwood) 7. Eyes Wide Shut (1999 - Kubrick) 8. SE7EN (1995 - Fincher) 9. Hamlet (1996 - Branagh) 10. Shallow Grave (1994 - Danny Boyle) 11. The Thin Red Line (1998 - Malick) 12. L.A. Confidential (1997 - Curtis Hanson) 13. 12 Monkeys (1995 - Gilliam) 14. Short Cuts (1993 - Robert Altman) 15. Defending Your Life (1991 - Albert Brooks) 16. Jacob's Ladder (1990 - Adrian Lyne) 17. Delicatessen (1991 - Caro & Jeunet) 18. The Music of Chance (1993 - Philp Haas) 19. Fight Club (1999 - Fincher) 20. Schizopolis (1996 - Soderbergh) 21. The Big Lebowski (1998 - Coen Bros.) 22. Smoke & Blue in the Face (1995 - Wayne Wang) 23. Bottle Rocket (1996 - Wes Anderson) 24. Insomnia (1997 - Skjolbjaerg) 25. Leon: The Professional (1994 - Luc Besson) [Edited last by Holden Pike on October 01, 2001 at 06:03 AM]
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Posted September 30 2001 - 02:42 PM

Some of the best, IMO: Goodfellas From Dusk Till Dawn T2 Goodwill Hunting Dark City JFK Shawshank Redemption Se7en The Rock Pi Slingblade Schindler's List Braveheart U-Turn ------------------ http://www.hometheaterforum.com/bbs/equipment/28687.html
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#10 of 31 OFFLINE   Brian Lawrence

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Posted September 30 2001 - 09:10 PM

1. The Piano 2. Double Life of Veronique 3. Schindler's List 4. Red 5. Beauty and the Beast 6. Ruby in Paradise 7. Dogfight 8. Dolores Claiborne 9. Vincent & Theo 10. Blair Witch Project Other 90's films that I loved in no certian order -12 Monkeys -Abre los ojos -All Over Me -Angel at My Table -Big Lebowski -Boogie Nights -Bound -Bram Stoker's Dracula -Breaking the waves -Cold Comfort Farm -Contact -Contact -Cry-Baby -Edward Scissorhands -English Patient -Eve's Bayou -Evita -Fargo -Fisher King -Fly Away Home -Freeway -Gattaca -Goodfellas -Grand Canyon -Hoop Dreams -Howard's End -Hunchback of Notre Dame -League of Their Own -Limbo -Little Princess -Magnolia -Man in the Moon -Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle -Natural Born Killers -Office Space -Paradise Lost -Passion Fish -People Vs. Larry Flynt -Player -Rambling Rose -Rapture, The -Richard III -Romy and Michele's High School Reunion -Secret Garden -Secret of Roan Inish -Secrets & Lies -Shadowlands -Shine -Sister My Sister -Smilla's Sense of Snow -Stealing Beauty -Sweet Hereafter -Three Kings -To Die For -Toy Story -Tromeo and Juliete -Unforgiven -Wag the Dog -Welcome to the Dollhouse -Wild Things

#11 of 31 OFFLINE   Brian Lawrence

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Posted September 12 2002 - 12:38 PM

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#12 of 31 OFFLINE   MichaelAW


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Posted September 12 2002 - 02:46 PM

Hmm... Schindler's List Three Colours Trilogy The Double Life of Veronique The Sweet Hereafter Pulp Fiction The Shawshank Redemption Trainspotting Eyes Wide Shut Boogie Nights Fight Club ... and dozens more
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#13 of 31 OFFLINE   Stephen L

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Posted September 12 2002 - 03:43 PM

[list=1][*]Pulp Fiction[*]Schindler's List[*]Fargo[*]Goodfellas[*]L.A. Confidential[*]The Usual Suspects[*]Unforgiven[*]Miller's Crossing[*]Ed Wood[*]Braveheart[*]The Sixth Sense[*]Gattaca[*]The Matrix[*]Tombstone[*]Three Kings[/list=1]

#14 of 31 OFFLINE   Patrick McCart

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Posted September 12 2002 - 03:44 PM

Forrest Gump and Goodfellas.

#15 of 31 OFFLINE   Jan H

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Posted September 12 2002 - 04:04 PM

My top ten: 1. Schindler's List 2. Goodfellas 3. Pulp Fiction 4. Unforgiven 5. Raise the Red Lantern 6. Remains of the Day 7. Three Colors Trilogy (cheating, I know) 8. Boogie Nights 9. The Sweet Hereafter 10. Hamlet (Branagh)

#16 of 31 OFFLINE   JonZ


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Posted September 12 2002 - 04:41 PM

My Top 10 would probally be Goodfellas,Schindlers List,Malcolm X,Nixon,JFK,Dead Man Walking,A Simple Plan,People vs Larry Flynt,Saving Private Ryan,The Thin Red line Also: Leaving Las Vegas Natural Born Killers The Doors Dances With Wolves Bound Shawshank Redemption Gattaca American History X Fargo Big Lebowski One False Move Carlitos Way Fight Club Chasing Amy Interview w/ The Vampire Se7en City of Lost Children Leone The Professional The Usual Suspects Forrst Gump Heat He Got Game The Insider Unforgiven Pulp Fiction Jackie Brown Silence of the Lambs Bravehear Beyond The Mat Toy Story Toy Story2 Magnolia Boogie Nights Hard Eight Donnie Brasco Babe Babe 2 Pig In The City Dark City Jacobs Ladder Bugsy Nice to see others pick Ed Wood, Nightmare Before Christmas and Dogfight(I saw on cable one night and thought it was great)

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Posted September 12 2002 - 05:39 PM

The Rapture Jacob's Ladder The Blair Witch Project The Reflecting Skin Dellamorte Dellamore (aka Cemetery Man) Se7en Lord of Illusions Ring Cube In the Mouth of Madness eXistenZ Crash Audition The Night Flier Ravenous Stir of Echoes Dark City Dead-Alive The Frighteners The Silence of the Lambs Heavenly Creatures Pi Insomnia Blade Night of the Living Dead 90 The Stendhal Syndrome Two Evil Eyes New Nightmare Bad Moon Return of the Living Dead 3 True Romance The Nameless And many, many more!

#18 of 31 OFFLINE   John Thomas

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Posted September 12 2002 - 07:13 PM

Not in order of preference but in order of release date (sortof): Magnolia Being John Malkovich Fight Club American Beauty Green Mile Office Space Dogma Bringing Out The Dead Eyes Wide Shut Go Pi Big Lebowski American History X Dark City Saving Private Ryan Hurly Burly There's Something About Mary Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Rush Hour Prince of Egypt Chasing Amy LA Confidential As Good As It Gets Good Will Hunting Austin Powers Grosse Pointe Blank Contact Gattaca Wag The Dog Boogie Nights Fargo Mr.Hollands Opus Kingpin Slingblade Shine Happy Gilmore Jerry Maguire Flirting With Disaster The Long Kiss Good Night The Rock Braveheart 12 Monkeys Se7en The Usual Suspects Get Shorty Casino Toy Story 1 & 2 Leaving Las Vegas Mallrats Heat Pulp Fiction The Shawshank Redemption Clerks PCU The Hudsucker Proxy Forrest Gump Leon: The Professional Interview With The Vampire The Crow The Lion King Schindlers' List Tombstone Grumpy Old Men True Romance Jurassic Park Dave Army of Darkness The Fugitive The Piano Point of No Return Reservoir Dogs Wayne's World Unforgiven Hard Boiled My Cousin Vinny Singles Last of the Mohicans The Player A Few Good Men Sneakers Silence of the Lambs Terminator 2 The Fisher King Boyz N The Hood Father of the Bride Hot Shots! JFK Grand Canyon Hudson Hawk Robin Hood: PoT The Hunt for Red October Goodfellas Edward Scissorhands Dances WIth Wolves Pretty Woman My Blue Heaven Ghost The Grifters Flatliners The Adventures of Ford Fairlane

#19 of 31 OFFLINE   Walter Kittel

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Posted September 12 2002 - 10:33 PM

By year. ( The Posted Image is my favorite film of the year, the next nine are in roughly my order of preference. )


Miller's Crossing Posted Image


Edward Scissorhands

Jacob's Ladder

Miami Blues

White Hunter, Black Heart

The Grifters

Wild At Heart

Dances With Wolves

The Hunt for Red October


Grand Canyon Posted Image

The Man In The Moon

Cape Fear

Black Robe

The Rapture

Raise The Red Lantern

Until The End of the World

The Indian Runner

The Fisher King


The Silence of the Lambs


A River Runs Through It Posted Image

Last of the Mohicans


Malcolm X

The Player

Reservoir Dogs

Bob Roberts

Red Rock West

Like Water For Chocolate



Three Colors: Blue Posted Image

Schindler's List

A Perfect World

A Nightmare Before Christmas


True Romance

Blood In, Blood Out


In The Line of Fire

Carlito's Way


Pulp Fiction Posted Image

Three Colors: Red

The Shawshank Redemption

Quiz Show

Heavenly Creatures

Immortal Beloved


Three Colors: White




Heat Posted Image


Toy Story

A Walk In The Clouds

Sense and Sensibility


City of Lost Children

Leaving Las Vegas

The Usual Suspects

Twelve Monkeys


The English Patient Posted Image

Lone Star


Sling Blade



Breaking The Waves


Secrets & Lies



The Sweet Hereafter Posted Image

Eve's Bayou

L.A. Confidential

Mononoke Hime ( Princess Mononoke )

Jackie Brown

Boogie Nights

The Game



Chasing Amy


The Horse Whisperer Posted Image ( Yeah, that's right! )

Dark City


Gods and Monsters

Saving Private Ryan

American History X

Out of Sight

Lola Rent ( Run Lola Run )

The Big Lebowski

A Bug's Life


Magnolia Posted Image

Eyes Wide Shut

The Matrix

The Straight Story

Fight Club

Toy Story 2

Three Kings

Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai

The Iron Giant

Being John Malkovich

Disclaimer: There are a lot of great films ( especially foreign titles ) that I haven't had the pleasure of viewing; which is reflected in the makeup of this list.

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#20 of 31 OFFLINE   Bruce Hedtke

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Posted September 12 2002 - 11:00 PM

I love all the choices! Since everyone has pretty much nailed whatever I would've put in...I'll only add a few I didn't see on the lists: Heaven & Earth Belle Epoque A Walk in the Clouds Snow Falling on Cedars Bruce
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