Best Adventure Movies of 1990

1.

Dances with Wolves

6.6
8.0/10 IMDB

Wounded Civil War soldier, John Dunbar tries to commit suicide—and becomes a hero instead. As a reward, he's assigned to his dream post, a remote junction on the Western frontier, and soon makes unlikely friends with the local Sioux tribe.

Starring: Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene, Rodney A. Grant, Floyd Red Crow Westerman, Tantoo Cardinal, Robert Pastorelli, Charles Rocket, Maury Chaykin, Jimmy Herman ..
Directed by: Kevin Costner
Release date: 1990-03-30
2.

Total Recall

6.2
7.5/10 IMDB

Construction worker Douglas Quaid's obsession with the planet Mars leads him to visit Recall, a company who manufacture memories. Something goes wrong during his memory implant turning Doug's life upside down and even to question what is reality and what isn't.

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sharon Stone, Rachel Ticotin, Ronny Cox, Michael Ironside, Marshall Bell, Roy Brocksmith, Ray Baker, Rosemary Dunsmore, Dean Norris ..
Directed by: Paul Verhoeven
Release date: 1990-06-01
3.

The Hunt for Red October

6.2
7.5/10 IMDB

A new technologically-superior Soviet nuclear sub, the Red October, is heading for the U.S. coast under the command of Captain Marko Ramius. The American government thinks Ramius is planning to attack. A lone CIA analyst has a different idea: he thinks Ramius is planning to defect, but he has only a few hours to find him and prove it - because the entire Russian naval and air commands are trying to find him, too. The hunt is on!

Starring: Alec Baldwin, Sean Connery, Scott Glenn, Sam Neill, James Earl Jones, Joss Ackland, Richard Jordan, Stellan Skarsgård, Courtney B. Vance, Peter Firth ..
Directed by: John McTiernan
Release date: 1990-03-02
4.

Back to the Future Part III

6.1
7.4/10 IMDB

The final installment of the Back to the Future trilogy finds Marty digging the trusty DeLorean out of a mineshaft and looking for Doc in the Wild West of 1885. But when their time machine breaks down, the travelers are stranded in a land of spurs. More problems arise when Doc falls for pretty schoolteacher Clara Clayton, and Marty tangles with Buford Tannen.

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Mary Steenburgen, Thomas F. Wilson, Lea Thompson, Elisabeth Shue, James Tolkan, Matt Clark, Christopher Wynne, Sean Sullivan ..
Directed by: Robert Zemeckis
Release date: 1990-05-25
5.

Tremors

5.7
7.1/10 IMDB

Hick handymen Val McKee and Earl Bassett can barely eke out a living in the Nevada hamlet of Perfection, so they decide to leave town -- despite an admonition from a shapely seismology coed who's picking up odd readings on her equipment. Before long, Val and Earl discover what's responsible for those readings: 30-foot-long carnivorous worms with a proclivity for sucking their prey underground.

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Finn Carter, Michael Gross, Reba McEntire, Robert Jayne, Charlotte Stewart, Tony Genaro, Ariana Richards, Richard Marcus ..
Directed by: Ron Underwood
Release date: 1990-01-19
6.

The Witches

5.6
6.8/10 IMDB

A young boy named Luke and his grandmother go on vacation only to discover their hotel is hosting an international witch convention, where the Grand High Witch is unveiling her master plan to turn all children into mice. Will Luke fall victim to the witches' plot before he can stop them?

Starring: Anjelica Huston, Mai Zetterling, Jasen Fisher, Rowan Atkinson, Bill Paterson, Jane Horrocks, Brenda Blethyn, Charlie Potter, Anne Lambton, Sukie Smith ..
Directed by: Nicolas Roeg
Release date: 1990-05-25
7.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

5.5
6.7/10 IMDB

A quartet of humanoid turtles, trained by their mentor in ninjitsu, must learn to work together to face the menace of Shredder and the Foot Clan.

Starring: Judith Hoag, Elias Koteas, Josh Pais, Corey Feldman, Brian Tochi, Michael Turney, Kevin Clash, James Saito, Leif Tilden, Michelan Sisti ..
Directed by: Steve Barron
Release date: 1990-03-30
8.

The Rescuers Down Under

5.5
6.8/10 IMDB

A lawless poacher wants to capture a majestic and rare golden eagle, so he kidnaps the boy who knows where to find the bird. Not to worry -- the Rescue Aid Society's top agents, heroic mice Miss Bianca and Bernard, fly to Australia to save the day. Accompanying the fearless duo are bumbling albatross Wilbur and local field operative Jake the Kangaroo Rat.

Starring: Bob Newhart, Eva Gabor, John Candy, Tristan Rogers, Adam Ryen, George C. Scott, Wayne Robson, Douglas Seale, Frank Welker, Bernard Fox ..
Directed by: Hendel Butoy, Mike Gabriel
Release date: 1990-11-16
9.

A Grand Day Out

5.4
7.7/10 IMDB

Wallace and Gromit have run out of cheese, and this provides an excellent excuse for the duo to take their holiday to the moon, where, as everyone knows, there is ample cheese.

Starring: Peter Sallis, Peter Hawkins ..
Directed by: Nick Park
Release date: 1990-05-18
10.

Days of Thunder

5.2
6.1/10 IMDB

Talented but unproven stock car driver Cole Trickle gets a break and with the guidance of veteran Harry Hogge turns heads on the track. The young hotshot develops a rivalry with a fellow racer that threatens his career when the two smash their cars. But with the help of his doctor, Cole just might overcome his injuries-- and his fear.

Starring: Tom Cruise, Robert Duvall, Nicole Kidman, Randy Quaid, Cary Elwes, Fred Dalton Thompson, John C. Reilly, J. C. Quinn, Don Simpson, Michael Rooker ..
Directed by: Tony Scott
Release date: 1990-06-27
11.

DuckTales: The Movie - Treasure of the Lost Lamp

4.9
6.8/10 IMDB

With his nephews and niece, everyone's favorite rich uncle, Scrooge McDuck, treks from his mansion home in Duckburg in search of the long-lost loot of the thief Collie Baba. But finding the goods isn't quite what it's "quacked" up to be! Their thrilling adventure leads to comical chaos, magical mayhem, and a lesson about what is far more valuable than money, gold and jewels.

Starring: Alan Young, Terence McGovern, Russi Taylor, Richard Libertini, Christopher Lloyd, June Foray, Chuck McCann, Joan Gerber, Rip Taylor, Charlie Adler ..
Directed by: Bob Hathcock
Release date: 1990-08-03
12.

The Sheltering Sky

4.9
6.7/10 IMDB

An American couple drift toward emptiness in postwar North Africa.

Starring: Debra Winger, John Malkovich, Campbell Scott, Jill Bennett, Timothy Spall, Eric Vu-An, Amina Annabi, Philippe Morier-Genoud, Sotigui Kouyaté, Tom Novembre ..
Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci
Release date: 1990-10-24
13.

Quigley Down Under

4.9
6.9/10 IMDB

American Matt Quigley answers Australian land baron Elliott Marston's ad for a sharpshooter to kill the dingoes on his property. But when Quigley finds out that Marston's real target is the aborigines, Quigley hits the road. Now, even American expatriate Crazy Cora can't keep Quigley safe in his cat-and-mouse game with the homicidal Marston.

Starring: Tom Selleck, Laura San Giacomo, Alan Rickman, Chris Haywood, Ron Haddrick, Tony Bonner, Ben Mendelsohn, Michael Carman, William Zappa, Jerome Ehlers ..
Directed by: Simon Wincer
Release date: 1990-10-17
14.

RoboCop 2

4.8
5.8/10 IMDB

After a successful deployment of the Robocop Law Enforcement unit, OCP sees its goal of urban pacification come closer and closer, but as this develops, a new narcotic known as "Nuke" invades the streets led by God-delirious leader Cane. As this menace grows, it may prove to be too much for Murphy to handle. OCP tries to replicate the success of the first unit, but ends up with failed prototypes with suicidal issues... until Dr. Faxx, a scientist straying away from OCP's path, uses Cane as the new subject for the Robocop 2 project, a living God.

Starring: Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Tom Noonan, Belinda Bauer, Willard E. Pugh, Dan O'Herlihy, Felton Perry, Gabriel Damon, Galyn Görg, Mario Machado ..
Directed by: Irvin Kershner
Release date: 1990-06-22
15.

Young Guns II

4.8
6.5/10 IMDB

Three of the original five "young guns" — Billy the Kid (Emilio Estevez), Jose Chavez y Chavez (Lou Diamond Phillips), and Doc Scurlock (Kiefer Sutherland) — return in Young Guns, Part 2, which is the story of Billy the Kid and his race to safety in Old Mexico while being trailed by a group of government agents led by Pat Garrett.

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond Phillips, Christian Slater, William Petersen, Alan Ruck, R. D. Call, Balthazar Getty, Jack Kehoe, Robert Knepper ..
Directed by: Geoff Murphy
Release date: 1990-08-01
16.

White Hunter, Black Heart

4.7
6.5/10 IMDB

Renowned filmmaker John Wilson travels to Africa to direct a new movie, but constantly leaves to hunt elephants and other game, to the dismay of his cast and crew. He eventually becomes obsessed with hunting down and killing one specific elephant.

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Jeff Fahey, Charlotte Cornwell, George Dzundza, Alun Armstrong, Norman Lumsden, Edward Tudor-Pole, Roddy Maude-Roxby, Richard Warwick, Marisa Berenson ..
Directed by: Clint Eastwood
Release date: 1990-05-24
17.

Lord of the Flies

4.7
6.4/10 IMDB

When their plane crashes, 25 schoolboys find themselves trapped on a tropical island, miles from civilization.

Starring: Balthazar Getty, Chris Furrh, Danuel Pipoly, James Badge Dale, Andrew Taft, Edward Taft, Gary Rule, Terry Wells, Braden MacDonald, Angus Burgin ..
Directed by: Harry Hook
Release date: 1990-03-16
18.

Dick Tracy

4.5
6.2/10 IMDB

The comic strip detective finds his life vastly complicated when Breathless Mahoney makes advances towards him while he is trying to battle Big Boy Caprice's united mob.

Starring: Warren Beatty, Madonna, Mandy Patinkin, Al Pacino, Dustin Hoffman, Kathy Bates, Dick Van Dyke, Catherine O'Hara, James Caan, Charlie Korsmo ..
Directed by: Warren Beatty
Release date: 1990-04-05
19.

Bird on a Wire

4.5
6.0/10 IMDB

An FBI informant has kept his new identity secret for 15 years. Now an old flame has recognised him, and the bad guys are back for revenge.

Starring: Mel Gibson, Goldie Hawn, Joan Severance, David Carradine, Stephen Tobolowsky, Harry Caesar, Alex Bruhanski, Bill Duke, Florence Paterson, Lossen Chambers ..
Directed by: John Badham
Release date: 1990-05-18
20.

Air America

4.3
5.8/10 IMDB

Air America was the CIA's private airline operating in Laos during the Vietnam War, running anything and everything from soldiers to foodstuffs for local villagers. After losing his pilot's license, Billy Covington is recruited into it, and ends up in the middle of a bunch of lunatic pilots, gun-running by his friend Gene Ryack, and opium smuggling by his own superiors.

Starring: Mel Gibson, Robert Downey Jr., Nancy Travis, Ken Jenkins, David Marshall Grant, Lane Smith, Art LaFleur, Ned Eisenberg, Marshall Bell, David Bowe ..
Directed by: Roger Spottiswoode
Release date: 1990-08-10
21.

Navy Seals

4.0
5.5/10 IMDB

During a rescue mission, a team of Navy Seals discover that a terrorist group have access to deadly US built Stinger missiles, and must set out to locate and destroy them before they can be used.

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Michael Biehn, Joanne Whalley, Rick Rossovich, Cyril O'Reilly, Bill Paxton, Dennis Haysbert, Ezra Abraham, Paul Sanchez, Nicholas Kadi ..
Directed by: Lewis Teague
Release date: 1990-07-20
22.

The NeverEnding Story II: The Next Chapter

3.9
5.1/10 IMDB

Once again, Bastian is transported to the world of Fantasia which he recently managed to save from destruction. However, the land is now being destroyed by an evil sorceress, Xayide, so he must join up with Atreyu and face the Emptiness once more.

Starring: Jonathan Brandis, Kenny Morrison, Clarissa Burt, John Wesley Shipp, Martin Umbach, Alexandra Johnes, Thomas Hill, Helena Michell, Christopher Burton, Patricia Fugger ..
Directed by: George T. Miller
Release date: 1990-10-24
Best Adventure Movies of 1990 : The Silver Chair
23.

The Silver Chair

3.8
7.1/10 IMDB

Eustace, along with a new companion named Jill Pole, is brought back to Narnia. The pair are told by Aslan they must search for King Caspian's missing son, Prince Rillian.

Release date: 1990-11-18
Best Adventure Movies of 1990 : The Funtastic World of Hanna-Barbera
24.

The Funtastic World of Hanna-Barbera

3.7
8.2/10 IMDB

Dick Dastardly and Muttley have kidnapped Elroy Jetson. Yogi Bear and Boo Boo pilot a rescue mission, time warping through Bedrock, Scooby-Doo's Haunted Castle and Jetsons City.

Starring: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna, Penny Singleton, Don Messick, Frank Welker, Casey Kasem, Jeff Bergman, Henry Corden, Michael Bell, Greg Burson ..
Directed by: Mario Kamberg
Release date: 1990-05-17
Best Adventure Movies of 1990 : The Chronicles of Narnia: The Silver Chair
25.

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Silver Chair

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

On the run from bullies at school, Eustace and his friend, Jill, suddenly find themselves in Narnia. Prince Rilian, son of the old and frail King Caspian, has disappeared mysteriously. Aslan, the Great Lion, sends the children on a dangerous quest through treacherous lands of witches and giants to locate the Prince, only heir to the Narnian throne. But the Emerald Witch who rules the underworld will ensure bringing him home is no easy feat.

Starring: David Thwaites, Camilla Power, Tom Baker, Richard Henders, Barbara Kellerman, Ailsa Berk, William Todd-Jones, Ronald Pickup, Warwick Davis, Geoffrey Russell ..
Directed by: Alex Kirby
Release date: 1990-11-18
26.

Treasure Island

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

Young Jim Hawkins, while running the Benbow Inn with his mother, meets Captain Billy Bones, who dies at the inn while it is beseiged by buccaneers led by Blind Pew. Jim and his mother fight off the attackers and discover Billy Bones' treasure map for which the buccaneers had come. Jim agrees to sail on the S.S. Espaniola with Squire Trelawney and Dr. Livesey to find the treasure on a mysterious isiand. Upon arriving at the island, ship's cook and scaliwag Long John Silver leads a mutiny of crew members who want the treasure for themselves. Jim helps the Squire and Espaniola officers to survive the mutiny and fight back against Silver's men, who have taken over the Espaniola.

Starring: Charlton Heston, Christian Bale, Oliver Reed, Christopher Lee, Richard Johnson, Julian Glover, Isla Blair, James Cosmo, Pete Postlethwaite, John Benfield ..
Directed by: Fraser Clarke Heston
Release date: 1990-01-22
27.

Mountains of the Moon

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

The story of Captain Richard Francis Burton's 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 story of their meeting, their friendship emerging amidst hardship, and then dissolving after their journey.

Starring: Patrick Bergin, Richard E. Grant, John Savident, Bernard Hill, Iain Glen, Fiona Shaw, Leslie Phillips, Delroy Lindo, Garry Cooper, Omar Sharif ..
Directed by: Bob Rafelson
Release date: 1990-02-16
Best Adventure Movies of 1990 : The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship
28.

The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship

3.5
8.5/10 IMDB

Based on a Russian folk tale. A proclamation went out through all the land that whosoever could build a flying ship would win the hand of the Tsar's daughter. The youngest son of a simple peasant shows up to claim her, and the dumbfounded Tsar quickly has second thoughts, setting several 'impossible" tasks for 'The Fool of the World' and his remarkable friends.

Starring: Jimmy Hibbert, David Suchet, Miriam Margolyes, John Woodvine, Martin Jarvis, Barbara Wilshere, Maurice Denham, Robin Bailey, Edward Kelsey, Alan Rothwell ..
Directed by: Francis Vose
Release date: 1990-09-28
Best Adventure Movies of 1990 : The Chronicles of Narnia: The Silver Chair
29.

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Silver Chair

3.3
7.1/10 IMDB

Eustace is sent to a horrible school and finds a friend in Jill Pole, who's also running from bullies and looking for a place to hide. The two of them are magically transported from the garden shed into the magical world of Narnia, where they are entrusted with a task by Aslan: to rescue the king's stolen son, Prince Rilian. Together with Puddleglum the Marshwiggle, they must travel north across the mountains, dodge giants, and journey down into the earth itself to rescue Rilian from the mysterious evil that holds him bound there.

Starring: Camilla Power, David Thwaites, Richard Henders, Tom Baker, William Todd-Jones, Ailsa Berk, Ronald Pickup, Warwick Davis, Barbara Kellerman, Geoffrey Russell ..
Directed by: Alex Kirby
Release date: 1990-11-18
30.

Downtown

3.2
5.7/10 IMDB

Officer Alex Kearney patrols an upscale neighborhood in Philadelphia, where he pulls over a well-connected white collar executive who promises to get even with the policeman. Soon, Kearney learns that he is off the cushy suburban beat and must now work in the deadliest precinct in Philly, where he is partnered with tough veteran cop Dennis Curran. Tensions are high between them, but Kearney soon proves he can play just as rough as the crooks.

Starring: Anthony Edwards, Forest Whitaker, Penelope Ann Miller, Joe Pantoliano, David Clennon, Art Evans, Rick Aiello, Wanda De Jesus, Roger Aaron Brown, Ron Canada ..
Directed by: Richard Benjamin
Release date: 1990-01-12
31.

Why Me?

3.1
5.8/10 IMDB

A jewel thief steals a sacred ruby which sets off a chase by the police, the Turkish government, nutty American terrorists, and the CIA.

Starring: Christopher Lambert, Kim Greist, Christopher Lloyd, J. T. Walsh, Gregory Millar, Wendel Meldrum, Michael J. Pollard, John Hancock, Jill Terashita, Jack Kehler ..
Directed by: Gene Quintano
Release date: 1990-02-08
32.

Fire Birds

3.1
4.7/10 IMDB

A joint task force operation between the Drug Enforcement Administration and the U.S. Army has been formed to dismantle one of the largest drug cartels operating in South America. Multiple attempts to assault the cartel's mountainous compound have been thwarted by a Scorpion-attack helicopter piloted by a cartel leader, Eric Stoller (Bert Rhine). After having several aircraft shot down, most notably a pair of UH–60 Black Hawks and their AH–1 Cobra escorts, the army turns to the new AH–64 Apache attack helicopter, which can match its enemies' maneuverability and firepower.

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Tommy Lee Jones, Sean Young, Bryan Kestner, Dale Dye, Illana Diamant, Peter Onorati, Marshall R. Teague, Gregory Vahanian, Cylk Cozart ..
Directed by: David Green
Release date: 1990-05-25
Best Adventure Movies of 1990 : Garfield's Feline Fantasies
33.

Garfield's Feline Fantasies

3.1
7.6/10 IMDB

Garfield and Odie fantasize that they are on a Middle-East mission to retrieve the Banana of Bombay, the symbol of humour to nations around the world.

Starring: Lorenzo Music, Gregg Berger, Thom Huge, Frank Welker, Julie Payne ..
Directed by: Phil Roman, Bob Nesler, John Sparey
Release date: 1990-05-18
34.

Back to Hannibal: The Return of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn

3.0
6.3/10 IMDB

This is yet another telling of the adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn as the two try to clear their friend Jim of murder charges.

Starring: Raphael Sbarge, Megan Follows, Mitchell Anderson ..
Directed by: Paul Krasny
Release date: 1990-10-21
35.

Fatal Mission

3.0
4.4/10 IMDB

A CIA Agent must rely on reluctant help from a female spy in the North Vietnam jungle in order to pass through enemy lines.

Starring: Peter Fonda, Tia Carrere, Mako, Ted Markland, James Mitchum ..
Directed by: George Rowe
Release date: 1990-07-25
36.

Talespin: Plunder & Lightning

3.0
7.8/10 IMDB

In the series premiere, Baloo, an air cargo pilot, meets Kit Cloudkicker, a 12-year-old orphan, and takes him on as his navigator. He also loses his business to Rebecca Cunningham, a business major who becomes his boss. Meanwhile, Don Karnage, a notorious air pirate, uses a special gem stolen from Shere Khan's company, Khan Industries, to power a lightning gun and threaten Cape Suzette.

Starring: Ed Gilbert, R.J. Williams, Jim Cummings, Tony Jay, Sally Struthers, Janna Michaels, Pat Fraley, Chuck McCann, Charlie Adler, Rob Paulsen ..
Directed by: Larry Latham, Robert Taylor
Release date: 1990-09-07
Best Adventure Movies of 1990 : Chips, the War Dog
37.

Chips, the War Dog

2.9
6.6/10 IMDB

In this made-for-tv movie, misfits Danny Stauffer and Chips (a chicken-chasing German shepherd) are teamed up in the Army's "Dogs for Defense" program during WWII.

Starring: Brandon Douglas, Ned Vaughn, William Devane ..
Directed by: Ed Kaplan
Release date: 1990-03-24
Best Adventure Movies of 1990 : Anything to Survive
38.

Anything to Survive

2.8
5.9/10 IMDB

A father and his children are caught by a storm whilst sailing in Alaska. When they get shipwrecked, things go from bad to worse.

Starring: Robert Conrad, William B. Davis, Tom Heaton, Ocean Hellman, Matt LeBlanc, Emily Perkins ..
Directed by: Zale Dalen
Release date: 1990-02-05
Best Adventure Movies of 1990 : Hands of a Murderer
39.

Hands of a Murderer

2.8
5.7/10 IMDB

Sherlock Holmes must track down his nemesis, Professor Moriarty, after the villain kidnaps Holmes' brother, Mycroft. The evil doctor is forcing his captive to decode highly classified military documents.

Starring: Edward Woodward, John Hillerman, Anthony Andrews, Kim Thomson, Peter Jeffrey, Warren Clarke, Terence Lodge, Christopher Fairbank, Harry Audley, David Sibley ..
Directed by: Stuart Orme
Release date: 1990-05-16
Best Adventure Movies of 1990 : Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme
40.

Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme

2.7
7.4/10 IMDB

Set in the mythical world of Rhymeland, Gordon Goose returns home to discover that his mom has mysteriously vanished. Now the characters of Rhymeland are in danger of disappearing unless Mother Goose returns.

Starring: Harry Anderson, Cyndi Lauper, Brian Bonsall, Elayne Boosler, Shelley Duvall, Art Garfunkel, Teri Garr, Dan Gilroy, Woody Harrelson, Debbie Harry ..
Directed by: Jeff Stein
Release date: 1990-05-19
41.

King of the Wind

2.6
6.5/10 IMDB

In 1727, an Arab colt is born with the signs of the wheat ear and the white spot on his heel: evil and good. And thus begins the life of Sham. He is a gift to the King of France, through a series of adventures with his faithful stable boy, Agba, he becomes the Godolphin Arabian, the founder of one of the greatest thoroughbred racing lines of all time.

Starring: Richard Harris, Glenda Jackson, Frank Finlay, Jenny Agutter, Nigel Hawthorne, Navin Chowdhry, Anthony Quayle, Peter Vaughan, Ian Richardson, Neil Dickson ..
Directed by: Peter Duffell
Release date: 1990-05-25
Best Adventure Movies of 1990 : Night of the Fox
42.

Night of the Fox

2.6
6.1/10 IMDB

An American officer on a Landing Craft carrying plans for the Allied invasion of Europe in Normandy takes part on landing maneuvers, his craft was attacked and sunk by German EBoats. and he finds himself on German occupied Jersey Islands. The Allies hatch a plot to rescue him by sending a British SOE agent impersonating an SD officer.

Starring: George Peppard, Michael York, John Mills, Deborah Raffin, David Birney ..
Directed by: Charles Jarrott
Release date: 1990-11-27
Best Adventure Movies of 1990 : Storm and Sorrow
43.

Storm and Sorrow

2.6
5.5/10 IMDB

In 1974, mountain climber Molly Higgins (Lori Singer) begins her ascent of Lenin Peak, located in the Pamir Mountains on the edge of the Himalayas. She's part of an international climbing expedition that has brought a team of U.S. climbers into the USSR. But completing their mission won't be easy, as Mother Nature and internal divisions hamper their journey up the perilous peak, putting all their lives in jeopardy. This made-for-TV movie is based on a true story.

Starring: Lori Singer, Todd Allen, Marcia Cross, Jay Baker, Ágnes Bánfalvy, John David Bland, Steven Anderson, István Fazekas, John Gowans, Scott McGinnis ..
Directed by: Richard A. Colla
Release date: 1990-11-22
Best Adventure Movies of 1990 : The Secrets of the Back to the Future Trilogy
44.

The Secrets of the Back to the Future Trilogy

2.5
6.4/10 IMDB

The Secrets of the Back to the Future Trilogy was a program hosted by Kirk Cameron. The show answered questions that Back to the Future fans sent in by letter. It was released onto videocassette in 1990 and as a bonus feature on the disc for Back to the Future Part III in the 2002 release of the Back to the Future trilogy. It is also available in the 2010 Blu-Ray trilogy.

Starring: Kirk Cameron, Michael J. Fox, Thomas F. Wilson, Mary Steenburgen, Robert Zemeckis, Mary Kay Bergman, Ray Saniger, Dirty Denny, Neil Canton, Christopher Lloyd ..
Directed by: Peyton Reed
Release date: 1990-06-12
45.

The Secret Life of Ian Fleming

2.5
6.1/10 IMDB

The Secret Life of Ian Fleming follows the exciting life of a dashing young Ian Fleming, the mastermind behind the highly successful James Bond books and movies.

Starring: Jason Connery, Kristin Scott Thomas, Joss Ackland, Patricia Hodge, David Warner, Colin Welland, Fiona Fullerton, Richard Johnson, Julian Firth, Marsha Fitzalan ..
Directed by: Ferdinand Fairfax
Release date: 1990-03-05
Best Adventure Movies of 1990 : Face to Face
46.

Face to Face

2.5
6.5/10 IMDB

An American paleontologist and a British miner get in a conflict over who has the rights to dig on a site in Kenya.

Starring: Elizabeth Montgomery, Robert Foxworth, Ronald Lacey, Lydia Kigada, Richard Ngatia, Stephen Greif, Ka Vundla, Lou Antonio, Mick Ndisho Chege, Parare ..
Directed by: Lou Antonio
Release date: 1990-01-24
Best Adventure Movies of 1990 : Grand Slam
47.

Grand Slam

2.4
5.7/10 IMDB

A pair of bounty hunters are forced to team up to catch a ruthless criminal.

Starring: John Schneider, Paul Rodríguez, Susan Walters, Rene Carrasco, Dennis Hayden, Louis Herthum ..
Directed by: Bill L. Norton
Release date: 1990-01-27
48.

Vincent and me

2.4
6.3/10 IMDB

While sketching one day, 13 year old Jo encounters a mysterious art dealer who buys a few of her drawings and commissions her to do some more. Some time thereafter she reads a news story about a million dollar sale of some drawings of a young Vincent Van Gogh. She enlists the aid of some friends and heads to Amsterdam in search of the mystery man. Or, should she go to 19th century Arles in search of Vincent himself?

Starring: Tchéky Karyo, Nina Petronzio, Christopher Forrest, Paul Klerk, Vernon Dobtcheff, Andrée Pelletier, Anna-Maria Giannotti, Matthew Mabe, Wally Martin, Michel Maillot ..
Directed by: Michael Rubbo
Release date: 1990-12-13
Best Adventure Movies of 1990 : A Gnome Named Gnorm
49.

A Gnome Named Gnorm

2.4
4.4/10 IMDB

A young Los Angeles police officer and a mysterious gnome become unlikely partners as they track a killer. When a sting operation goes awry, officer Casey is blamed for the murder of his colleague and Gnorm the gnome is the only witness.

Starring: Anthony Michael Hall, Jerry Orbach, Claudia Christian, Eli Danker, Robert Z'Dar, Mark Harelik, Michelle Johnston, Rob Paulsen ..
Directed by: Stan Winston
Release date: 1990-01-17
Best Adventure Movies of 1990 : Sol Bianca
50.

Sol Bianca

2.4
6.0/10 IMDB

Five female pirates pilot the Sol Bianca, a starship with a higher level of technology than any other known. With it, they seek out riches, such as the Gnosis, an legendary item of power, and pasha, the most valuable mineral in the galaxy.

Starring: ????, Rei Sakuma, Minami Takayama, Yuriko Fuchizaki, Miki Ito, Daisuke Namikawa, Takeshi Aono, Tessyo Genda, Rokuro Naya ..
Directed by: Katsuhito Akiyama
Release date: 1990-03-20

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