Best Comedy Movies of 1998

1.

The Truman Show

6.8
8.2/10 IMDB

Truman Burbank is the star of The Truman Show, a 24-hour-a-day reality TV show that broadcasts every aspect of his life without his knowledge. His entire life has been an unending soap opera for consumption by the rest of the world. And everyone he knows, including his wife and his best friend is really an actor, paid to be part of his life.

Starring: Jim Carrey, Laura Linney, Noah Emmerich, Natascha McElhone, Holland Taylor, Ed Harris, Brian Delate, Paul Giamatti, Peter Krause, Blair Slater ..
Directed by: Peter Weir
Release date: 1998-06-04
2.

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

6.7
8.2/10 IMDB

A card shark and his unwillingly-enlisted friends need to make a lot of cash quick after losing a sketchy poker match. To do this they decide to pull a heist on a small-time gang who happen to be operating out of the flat next door.

Starring: Jason Flemyng, Dexter Fletcher, Nick Moran, Jason Statham, Vinnie Jones, Sting, Steven Mackintosh, Nicholas Rowe, Lenny McLean, P.H. Moriarty ..
Directed by: Guy Ritchie
Release date: 1998-08-28
3.

The Big Lebowski

6.5
8.1/10 IMDB

Jeffrey 'The Dude' Lebowski, a Los Angeles slacker who only wants to bowl and drink White Russians, is mistaken for another Jeffrey Lebowski, a wheelchair-bound millionaire, and finds himself dragged into a strange series of events involving nihilists, adult film producers, ferrets, errant toes, and large sums of money.

Starring: Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman, David Huddleston, John Turturro, Tara Reid, Sam Elliott, Ben Gazzara ..
Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Release date: 1998-03-06
4.

Rushmore

6.1
7.6/10 IMDB

When a beautiful first-grade teacher arrives at a prep school, she soon attracts the attention of an ambitious teenager named Max, who quickly falls in love with her. Max turns to the father of two of his schoolmates for advice on how to woo the teacher. However, the situation soon gets complicated when Max's new friend becomes involved with her, setting the two pals against one another in a war for her attention.

Starring: Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, Olivia Williams, Seymour Cassel, Brian Cox, Mason Gamble, Sara Tanaka, Stephen McCole, Luke Wilson, Dipak Pallana ..
Directed by: Wes Anderson
Release date: 1998-12-11
5.

Pleasantville

6.1
7.5/10 IMDB

Geeky teenager David and his popular twin sister, Jennifer, get sucked into the black-and-white world of a 1950s TV sitcom called "Pleasantville," and find a world where everything is peachy keen all the time. But when Jennifer's modern attitude disrupts Pleasantville's peaceful but boring routine, she literally brings color into its life.

Starring: Tobey Maguire, Reese Witherspoon, William H. Macy, Joan Allen, Jeff Daniels, Don Knotts, Paul Walker, Jane Kaczmarek, J. T. Walsh, Marley Shelton ..
Directed by: Gary Ross
Release date: 1998-09-17
6.

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

6.0
7.5/10 IMDB

Raoul Duke and his attorney Dr. Gonzo drive a red convertible across the Mojave desert to Las Vegas with a suitcase full of drugs to cover a motorcycle race. As their consumption of drugs increases at an alarming rate, the stoned duo trash their hotel room and fear legal repercussions. Duke begins to drive back to L.A., but after an odd run-in with a cop, he returns to Sin City and continues his wild drug binge.

Starring: Johnny Depp, Benicio del Toro, Tobey Maguire, Christina Ricci, Ellen Barkin, Gary Busey, Cameron Diaz, Mark Harmon, Katherine Helmond, Michael Jeter ..
Directed by: Terry Gilliam
Release date: 1998-05-22
7.

A Bug's Life

6.0
7.2/10 IMDB

On behalf of "oppressed bugs everywhere," an inventive ant named Flik hires a troupe of warrior bugs to defend his bustling colony from a horde of freeloading grasshoppers led by the evil-minded Hopper.

Starring: Dave Foley, Kevin Spacey, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Hayden Panettiere, Phyllis Diller, Richard Kind, David Hyde Pierce, Joe Ranft, Denis Leary, Jonathan Harris ..
Directed by: John Lasseter
Release date: 1998-11-25
8.

The Prince of Egypt

6.0
7.1/10 IMDB

This is the extraordinary tale of two brothers named Moses and Ramses, one born of royal blood, and one an orphan with a secret past. Growing up the best of friends, they share a strong bond of free-spirited youth and good-natured rivalry. But the truth will ultimately set them at odds, as one becomes the ruler of the most powerful empire on earth, and the other the chosen leader of his people! Their final confrontation will forever change their lives and the world.

Starring: Val Kilmer, Ralph Fiennes, Patrick Stewart, Michelle Pfeiffer, Sandra Bullock, Jeff Goldblum, Danny Glover, Helen Mirren, Steve Martin, Martin Short ..
Directed by: Brenda Chapman, Steve Hickner, Simon Wells
Release date: 1998-12-16
9.

Patch Adams

5.9
6.8/10 IMDB

The true story of Dr. Hunter "Patch" Adams, who in the 1970s found that humor is the best medicine, and was willing to do just anything to make his patients laugh—even if it meant risking his own career.

Starring: Robin Williams, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Bob Gunton, Peter Coyote, Michael Jeter, Monica Potter, Harve Presnell, Daniel London, Josef Sommer, Irma P. Hall ..
Directed by: Tom Shadyac
Release date: 1998-12-25
10.

EverAfter

5.9
7.1/10 IMDB

A “modern” young woman of the 16th century, Danielle is as independent and wise as she is beautiful and kind. Against remarkable odds, she stands up to her scheming stepmother and works miracles on the lives of everyone around her, including the crown prince of France!

Starring: Drew Barrymore, Dougray Scott, Anjelica Huston, Patrick Godfrey, Megan Dodds, Melanie Lynskey, Timothy West, Judy Parfitt, Lee Ingleby, Toby Jones ..
Directed by: Andy Tennant
Release date: 1998-07-31
11.

Rush Hour

5.8
7.0/10 IMDB

When Hong Kong Inspector Lee is summoned to Los Angeles to investigate a kidnapping, the FBI doesn't want any outside help and assigns cocky LAPD Detective James Carter to distract Lee from the case. Not content to watch the action from the sidelines, Lee and Carter form an unlikely partnership and investigate the case themselves.

Starring: Jackie Chan, Chris Tucker, Ken Leung, Tom Wilkinson, Tzi Ma, Chris Penn, Robert Littman, Michael Chow, Julia Hsu, Kai Lennox ..
Directed by: Brett Ratner
Release date: 1998-09-18
12.

Shakespeare in Love

5.8
7.1/10 IMDB

Young Shakespeare is forced to stage his latest comedy, "Romeo and Ethel, the Pirate's Daughter," before it's even written. When a lovely noblewoman auditions for a role, they fall into forbidden love -- and his play finds a new life (and title). As their relationship progresses, Shakespeare's comedy soon transforms into tragedy.

Starring: Joseph Fiennes, Gwyneth Paltrow, Geoffrey Rush, Tom Wilkinson, Judi Dench, Imelda Staunton, Colin Firth, Ben Affleck, Simon Callow, Steven Beard ..
Directed by: John Madden
Release date: 1998-01-29
13.

Stepmom

5.8
6.8/10 IMDB

Jackie is a divorced mother of two. Isabel is the career minded girlfriend of Jackie’s ex-husband Luke, forced into the role of unwelcome stepmother to their children. But when Jackie discovers she is ill, both women realise they must put aside their differences to find a common ground and celebrate life to the fullest, while they have the chance.

Starring: Julia Roberts, Susan Sarandon, Ed Harris, Jena Malone, Liam Aiken, Jason Maves, Naama Kates, Andre B. Blake, Mary Louise Wilson, Mak Gilchrist ..
Directed by: Chris Columbus
Release date: 1998-12-25
14.

There's Something About Mary

5.7
7.1/10 IMDB

For Ted, prom night went about as bad as it’s possible for any night to go. Thirteen years later, he finally gets another chance with his old prom date, only to run up against other suitors including the sleazy detective he hired to find her.

Starring: Ben Stiller, Cameron Diaz, Matt Dillon, Lee Evans, Chris Elliott, Lin Shaye, Jeffrey Tambor, Markie Post, Keith David, W. Earl Brown ..
Directed by: Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
Release date: 1998-07-15
15.

The Parent Trap

5.6
6.6/10 IMDB

Hallie Parker and Annie James are identical twins separated at a young age because of their parents' divorce. Unknowingly to their parents, the girls are sent to the same summer camp where they meet, discover the truth about themselves, and then plot with each other to switch places.

Starring: Lindsay Lohan, Dennis Quaid, Natasha Richardson, Elaine Hendrix, Lisa Ann Walter, Simon Kunz, Polly Holliday, Maggie Wheeler, Ronnie Stevens, Joanna Barnes ..
Directed by: Nancy Meyers
Release date: 1998-07-28
16.

Out of Sight

5.6
7.0/10 IMDB

Meet Jack Foley, a smooth criminal who bends the law and is determined to make one last heist. Karen Sisco is a federal marshal who chooses all the right moves … and all the wrong guys. Now they're willing to risk it all to find out if there's more between them than just the law.

Starring: George Clooney, Jennifer Lopez, Ving Rhames, Don Cheadle, Catherine Keener, Dennis Farina, Steve Zahn, Albert Brooks, Luis Guzmán, Isaiah Washington ..
Directed by: Steven Soderbergh
Release date: 1998-06-26
17.

You've Got Mail

5.6
6.7/10 IMDB

Book superstore magnate, Joe Fox and independent book shop owner, Kathleen Kelly fall in love in the anonymity of the Internet—both blissfully unaware that he's trying to put her out of business.

Starring: Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Katie Sagona, Greg Kinnear, Parker Posey, Jean Stapleton, Steve Zahn, Heather Burns, Dabney Coleman, Hallee Hirsh ..
Directed by: Nora Ephron
Release date: 1998-02-26
18.

The Wedding Singer

5.6
6.9/10 IMDB

Robbie, a local rock star turned wedding singer, is dumped on the day of his wedding. Meanwhile, waitress Julia finally sets a wedding date with her fiancée Glenn. When Julia and Robbie meet and hit it off, they find that things are more complicated than anybody thought.

Starring: Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore, Christine Taylor, Allen Covert, Matthew Glave, Ellen Albertini Dow, Angela Featherstone, Alexis Arquette, Christina Pickles, Jodi Thelen ..
Directed by: Frank Coraci
Release date: 1998-02-13
19.

Lethal Weapon 4

5.5
6.6/10 IMDB

In the combustible action franchise's final installment, maverick detectives Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh square off against Asian mobster Wah Sing Ku, who's up to his neck in slave trading and counterfeit currency. With help from gumshoe Leo Getz and smart-aleck rookie cop Lee Butters, Riggs and Murtaugh aim to take down Ku and his gang.

Starring: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci, Rene Russo, Jet Li, Darlene Love, Traci Wolfe, Kim Chan, Steve Kahan, Damon Hines ..
Directed by: Richard Donner
Release date: 1998-07-10
20.

Happiness

5.5
7.7/10 IMDB

The lives of many individuals connected by the desire for happiness, often from sources usually considered dark or evil.

Starring: Jane Adams, Jon Lovitz, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Dylan Baker, Evan Silverberg, Rufus Read, Justin Elvin, Lara Flynn Boyle, Cynthia Stevenson, Lila Glantzman-Leib ..
Directed by: Todd Solondz
Release date: 1998-10-16
21.

Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island

5.5
7.7/10 IMDB

After going their separate ways, Scooby-Doo, Shaggy, Velma, Daphne, and Fred reunite to investigate the ghost of Moonscar the pirate on a haunted bayou island, but it turns out the swashbuckler's spirit isn't the only creepy character on the island. The sleuths also meet up with cat creatures and zombies... and it looks like for the first time in their lives, these ghouls might actually be real.

Starring: Scott Innes, Billy West, Mary Kay Bergman, Frank Welker, B.J. Ward, Adrienne Barbeau, Tara Strong, Cam Clarke, Jim Cummings, Mark Hamill ..
Directed by: Hiroshi Aoyama, Kazumi Fukushima, Jim Stenstrum
Release date: 1998-09-22
22.

Sliding Doors

5.5
6.7/10 IMDB

London publicist Helen, effortlessly slides between parallel storylines that show what happens when she does or does not catch a train back to her apartment. Love. Romantic entanglements. Deception. Trust. Friendship. Comedy. All come into focus as the two stories shift back and forth, overlap and surprisingly converge.

Starring: Gwyneth Paltrow, John Hannah, John Lynch, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Zara Turner, Douglas McFerran, Paul Brightwell, Nina Young, Virginia McKenna, Kevin McNally ..
Directed by: Peter Howitt
Release date: 1998-04-23
23.

Practical Magic

5.4
6.2/10 IMDB

Sally and Gillian Owens, born into a magical family, have mostly avoided witchcraft themselves. But when Gillian's vicious boyfriend, Jimmy Angelov, dies unexpectedly, the Owens sisters give themselves a crash course in hard magic. With policeman Gary Hallet growing suspicious, the girls struggle to resurrect Angelov -- and unwittingly inject his corpse with an evil spirit that threatens to end their family line.

Starring: Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman, Evan Rachel Wood, Goran Visnjic, Stockard Channing, Dianne Wiest, Aidan Quinn, Alexandra Artrip, Caprice Benedetti, Camilla Belle ..
Directed by: Griffin Dunne
Release date: 1998-10-16
24.

Antz

5.3
6.6/10 IMDB

A neurotic worker ant in love with a rebellious princess rises to unlikely stardom when he switches places with a soldier. Signing up to march in a parade, he ends up under the command of a bloodthirsty general. But he's actually been enlisted to fight against a termite army.

Starring: Woody Allen, Dan Aykroyd, Anne Bancroft, Danny Glover, Gene Hackman, Jane Curtin, Jennifer Lopez, John Mahoney, Paul Mazursky, Grant Shaud ..
Directed by: Eric Darnell, Tim Johnson
Release date: 1998-10-02
25.

Buffalo '66

5.3
7.4/10 IMDB

Billy is released after five years in prison. In the next moment, he kidnaps teenage student Layla and visits his parents with her, pretending she is his girlfriend and they will soon marry.

Starring: Vincent Gallo, Christina Ricci, Ben Gazzara, Anjelica Huston, Rosanna Arquette, Jan-Michael Vincent, Kevin Corrigan, Mickey Rourke, Kevin Pollak, Alex Karras ..
Directed by: Vincent Gallo
Release date: 1998-01-20
26.

SLC Punk

5.3
7.4/10 IMDB

Two former geeks become 1980s punks, then party and go to concerts while deciding what to do with their lives.

Starring: Matthew Lillard, Michael Goorjian, Annabeth Gish, Til Schweiger, Jason Segel, Devon Sawa, James Duval, Summer Phoenix, Christopher McDonald, Chiara Barzini ..
Directed by: James Merendino
Release date: 1998-09-24
27.

Waking Ned

5.3
7.3/10 IMDB

When a lottery winner dies of shock, his fellow townsfolk attempt to claim the money.

Starring: Ian Bannen, David Kelly, Fionnula Flanagan, Susan Lynch, Brendan Dempsey, James Nesbitt, Paul Vaughan, Adrian Robinson, Maura O'Malley, Robert Hickey ..
Directed by: Kirk Jones
Release date: 1998-09-15
28.

The Mighty

5.2
7.2/10 IMDB

Kevin, an intelligent guy helps out Maxwell to improve his reading skills. In return, Kevin wants Maxwell to take him out places since he is not authorized to go out. Being the social outcasts of the town, Kevin and Maxwell come to realize that they are similar to each other and accept that they are "freaks" and nothing will stop them.

Starring: Sharon Stone, Elden Henson, Kieran Culkin, Gena Rowlands, Harry Dean Stanton, Meat Loaf, Jenifer Lewis, James Gandolfini, Gillian Anderson, John Bourgeois ..
Directed by: Peter Chelsom
Release date: 1998-06-01
29.

Small Soldiers

5.2
6.2/10 IMDB

When missile technology is used to enhance toy action figures, the toys soon begin to take their battle programming too seriously.

Starring: Gregory Smith, Kirsten Dunst, Denis Leary, Phil Hartman, David Cross, Jay Mohr, Kevin Dunn, Ann Magnuson, Wendy Schaal, Jacob Smith ..
Directed by: Joe Dante
Release date: 1998-07-10
30.

The Waterboy

5.0
6.1/10 IMDB

Bobby Boucher is a water boy for a struggling college football team. The coach discovers Boucher's hidden rage makes him a tackling machine whose bone-crushing power might vault his team into the playoffs.

Starring: Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates, Fairuza Balk, Henry Winkler, Jerry Reed, Lawrence Gilliard Jr., Blake Clark, Peter Dante, Jonathan Loughran, Al Whiting ..
Directed by: Frank Coraci
Release date: 1998-11-06
31.

Playing by Heart

5.0
7.0/10 IMDB

A sexy, romantic comedy about modern couples coming together in funny and unexpected ways. Paul and Hannah discover that even after 40 years of marriage, they can still learn some very surprising things about each other. Meredith is a serious theatre director who isn't looking for a relationship... but has one looking for her in the person of the funny, persistent Trent. Then there's Joan and Keenan, young people searching for love in an L.A. club scene where the rules of dating seem to change every night.

Starring: Gillian Anderson, Ellen Burstyn, Angelina Jolie, Ryan Phillippe, Sean Connery, Gena Rowlands, Anthony Edwards, Jay Mohr, Dennis Quaid, Jon Stewart ..
Directed by: Willard Carroll
Release date: 1998-12-30
32.

Six Days Seven Nights

5.0
5.9/10 IMDB

When Quinn, a grouchy pilot living the good life in the South Pacific, agrees to transfer a savvy fashion editor, Robin, to Tahiti, he ends up stranded on a deserted island with her after their plane crashes. The pair avoid each other at first, until they're forced to team up to escape from the island -- and some pirates who want their heads.

Starring: Harrison Ford, Anne Heche, David Schwimmer, Jacqueline Obradors, Temuera Morrison, Allison Janney, Cliff Curtis, Danny Trejo, Kerry Rossall, Douglas Weston ..
Directed by: Ivan Reitman
Release date: 1998-06-12
33.

Simon Birch

4.9
6.8/10 IMDB

Simon Birch and Joe Wenteworth are boys who have a reputation for being oddballs. Joe never knew his father, and his mother, Rebecca, is keeping her lips sealed no matter how much he protests. Simon, meanwhile, is an 11-year-old dwarf whose outsize personality belies his small stature. Indeed, he often assails the local reverend with thorny theological questions and joins Joe on his quest to find his biological father.

Starring: Ashley Judd, Ian Michael Smith, Joseph Mazzello, Oliver Platt, David Strathairn, Dana Ivey, Beatrice Winde, Jan Hooks, Cecilley Carroll, Jim Carrey ..
Directed by: Mark Steven Johnson
Release date: 1998-09-11
34.

Great Expectations

4.9
6.8/10 IMDB

Loosely based on the Charles Dickens' classic novel, "Great Expectations" is a sensual tale of a young man's unforgettable passage into manhood, and the three individuals who will undeniably change his life forever. Through the surprising interactions of these vivid characters, "Great Expectations" takes a unique and contemporary look at life's great coincidences.

Starring: Gwyneth Paltrow, Ethan Hawke, Chris Cooper, Anne Bancroft, Robert De Niro, Hank Azaria, Josh Mostel, Kim Dickens, Nell Campbell, Gabriel Mann ..
Directed by: Alfonso Cuarón
Release date: 1998-01-30
35.

Little Voice

4.9
7.0/10 IMDB

After the death of her father, Little Voice or LV becomes a virtual recluse, never going out and hardly ever saying a word. She just sits in her bedroom listening to her father's collection of old records of Shirley Bassey, Marilyn Monroe and various other famous female singers. But at night time, LV sings, imitating these great singers with surprising accuracy. One night she is overheard by one of her mother's boyfriends, who happens to be a talent agent. He manages to convince her that her talent is special and arranges for her to perform at the local night club, but several problems arise.

Starring: Brenda Blethyn, Michael Caine, Ewan McGregor, Jane Horrocks, Jim Broadbent, Annette Badland, Philip Jackson, Adam Fogerty, Fred Feast, Graham Turner ..
Directed by: Mark Herman
Release date: 1998-11-05
36.

Primary Colors

4.9
6.7/10 IMDB

In this adaptation of the best-selling roman à clef about Bill Clinton's 1992 run for the White House, the young and gifted Henry Burton is tapped to oversee the presidential campaign of Governor Jack Stanton. Burton is pulled into the politician's colorful world and looks on as Stanton -- who has a wandering eye that could be his downfall -- contends with his ambitious wife, Susan, and an outspoken adviser, Richard Jemmons.

Starring: John Travolta, Emma Thompson, Billy Bob Thornton, Kathy Bates, Adrian Lester, Maura Tierney, Larry Hagman, Diane Ladd, Rob Reiner, Allison Janney ..
Directed by: Mike Nichols
Release date: 1998-03-20
37.

Zero Effect

4.9
6.9/10 IMDB

Daryl Zero is a private investigator and—along with his assistant, Steve Arlo—he solves impossible crimes and puzzles. Although Daryl's a master investigator, he doesn't know what to do with himself when he's not working; he has no social skills, writes bad music and drives Steve crazy.

Starring: Bill Pullman, Ben Stiller, Ryan O'Neal, Kim Dickens, Angela Featherstone, Hugh Ross, Sarah DeVincentis, Matt O'Toole, Michele Mariana, Robert Katims ..
Directed by: Jake Kasdan
Release date: 1998-01-30
38.

Suicide Kings

4.8
6.9/10 IMDB

Carlo, a former mobster, is abducted by five privileged young men desperate to raise a $2 million ransom to save the sister of a friend. As Carlo plays mind games, however, his captors splinter -- each wondering whether one of their own had a hand in the crime.

Starring: Christopher Walken, Henry Thomas, Sean Patrick Flanery, Jeremy Sisto, Nina Siemaszko, Jay Mohr, Denis Leary, Jay Della, Nathan Dana Aldrich, Frank Medrano ..
Directed by: Peter O'Fallon
Release date: 1998-04-17
39.

Bulworth

4.8
6.8/10 IMDB

A suicidally disillusioned liberal politician puts a contract out on himself and takes the opportunity to be bluntly honest with his voters by affecting the rhythms and speech of hip-hop music and culture.

Starring: Warren Beatty, Halle Berry, Sean Astin, Oliver Platt, Don Cheadle, Paul Sorvino, Jack Warden, Christine Baranski, Isaiah Washington, Amiri Baraka ..
Directed by: Warren Beatty
Release date: 1998-05-15
40.

The Last Days of Disco

4.8
6.7/10 IMDB

Two young women and their friends spend spare time at an exclusive nightclub in 1980s New York.

Starring: Chloë Sevigny, Kate Beckinsale, Chris Eigeman, Mackenzie Astin, Matt Keeslar, Robert Sean Leonard, Jennifer Beals, Matt Ross, Tara Subkoff, Burr Steers ..
Directed by: Whit Stillman
Release date: 1998-05-29
41.

Halloweentown

4.8
6.6/10 IMDB

On her 13th birthday, Marnie learns she's a witch, discovers a secret portal, and is transported to Halloweentown — a magical place where ghosts and ghouls, witches and werewolves live apart from the human world. But she soon finds herself battling wicked warlocks, evil curses, and endless surprises.

Starring: Debbie Reynolds, Judith Hoag, Kimberly J. Brown, Joey Zimmerman, Emily Roeske, Phillip Van Dyke, Robin Thomas, Betty Moyer, Shannon Day, J.W. Crawford ..
Directed by: Duwayne Dunham
Release date: 1998-11-10
42.

Paulie

4.7
6.5/10 IMDB

Paulie, an intelligent parrot who actually talks, relates the story of his struggle to a Russian immigrant who works as a janitor at the research institute where he is housed and neglected. Paulie's story begins many years earlier when he is given as a gift to a little girl who stutters. Eventually, he teaches the girl to speak correctly but is taken away by her father because he believes the girl cannot distinguish fantasy from reality because she believes the bird can talk. Paulie goes through a series of adventures with a pawn shop owner, an aging widow, a Mexican-American troubadour and a would be thief before being taken to the institute where he now lives

Starring: Gena Rowlands, Tony Shalhoub, Cheech Marin, Bruce Davison, Trini Alvarado, Jay Mohr, Buddy Hackett, Hallie Eisenberg, Matt Craven, Bill Cobbs ..
Directed by: John Roberts
Release date: 1998-04-17
43.

Babe: Pig in the City

4.7
5.8/10 IMDB

Babe, fresh from his victory in the sheepherding contest, returns to Farmer Hoggett's farm, but after Farmer Hoggett is injured and unable to work, Babe has to go to the big city to save the farm.

Starring: James Cromwell, Mary Stein, Mickey Rooney, Magda Szubanski, Elizabeth Daily, Danny Mann, Glenne Headly, Steven Wright, James Cosmo, Nathan Kress ..
Directed by: George Miller
Release date: 1998-11-25
44.

Half Baked

4.7
6.6/10 IMDB

Three lovable party buds try to bail their friend out of jail. But just when the guys have mastered a plan, everything comes dangerously close to going up in smoke.

Starring: Dave Chappelle, Harland Williams, Guillermo Díaz, Jim Breuer, Rachel True, Clarence Williams III, Laura Silverman, David Mucci, Jon Stewart, Tommy Chong ..
Directed by: Tamra Davis
Release date: 1998-01-16
45.

Slums of Beverly Hills

4.7
6.6/10 IMDB

In 1976, a lower-middle-class teenager struggles to cope living with her neurotic family of nomads on the outskirts of Beverly Hills.

Starring: Natasha Lyonne, Alan Arkin, Marisa Tomei, Eli Marienthal, Mena Suvari, David Krumholtz, Kevin Corrigan, Rita Moreno, Carl Reiner, Jessica Walter ..
Directed by: Tamara Jenkins
Release date: 1998-08-14
46.

Bride of Chucky

4.7
5.5/10 IMDB

Chucky hooks up with another murderous doll, the bridal gown-clad Tiffany, for a Route 66 murder spree with their unwitting hosts.

Starring: Ed Gale, Jennifer Tilly, Brad Dourif, Katherine Heigl, Nick Stabile, John Ritter, Alexis Arquette, Kathy Najimy, Gordon Michael Woolvett, Lawrence Dane ..
Directed by: Ronny Yu
Release date: 1998-10-16
47.

Doctor Dolittle

4.7
5.4/10 IMDB

A successful physician and devoted family man, John Dolittle seems to have the world by the tail, until a long suppressed talent he possessed as a child, the ability to communicate with animals is suddenly reawakened with a vengeance! Now every creature within squawking distance wants the good doctor's advice, unleashing an outrageous chain of events that turns his world upside down!

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Ossie Davis, Oliver Platt, Peter Boyle, Richard Schiff, Kristen Wilson, Kyla Pratt, Jeffrey Tambor, Steven Gilborn, Raven-Symoné ..
Directed by: Betty Thomas
Release date: 1998-06-26
48.

Can't Hardly Wait

4.7
6.5/10 IMDB

It's graduation day at Huntington Hills High, and you know what that means - time to party. And not just any party, either. This one will be a night to remember, as the nerds become studs, the jocks are humiliated, and freshman crushes blossom into grown-up romance.

Starring: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Ethan Embry, Charlie Korsmo, Lauren Ambrose, Peter Facinelli, Seth Green, Jaime Pressly, Tamala Jones, Jennifer Lyons, Johnny Zander ..
Directed by: Harry Elfont, Deborah Kaplan
Release date: 1998-06-12
49.

The Odd Couple II

4.7
6.4/10 IMDB

Brucey, the son of Oscar, calls his father to invite him to his wedding to Felix's daughter next Sunday in California. Oscar and Felix meet again at Los Angeles International Airport and rent a car in order to go to San Malina for the wedding.

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Richard Riehle, Jonathan Silverman, Lisa Waltz, Mary Beth Peil, Christine Baranski, Jean Smart, Rex Linn, Jay O. Sanders ..
Directed by: Howard Deutch
Release date: 1998-04-09
50.

A Night at the Roxbury

4.7
6.2/10 IMDB

Despite being well into adulthood, brothers Doug and Steve Butabi still live at home and work in the flower shop owned by their dad. They exist only to hit on women at discos, though they're routinely unsuccessful until a chance run-in with Richard Grieco gets them inside the swank Roxbury club. Mistaken for high rollers, they meet their dream women, Vivica and Cambi, and resolve to open a club of their own.

Starring: Will Ferrell, Chris Kattan, Michael Clarke Duncan, Elisa Donovan, Gigi Rice, Jennifer Coolidge, Eva Mendes, Richard Grieco, Loni Anderson, Dan Hedaya ..
Directed by: John Fortenberry
Release date: 1998-10-01

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