Best Drama Movies of 1990

1.

GoodFellas

7.0
8.7/10 IMDB

The true story of Henry Hill, a half-Irish, half-Sicilian Brooklyn kid who is adopted by neighbourhood gangsters at an early age and climbs the ranks of a Mafia family under the guidance of Jimmy Conway.

Starring: Ray Liotta, Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco, Paul Sorvino, Frank Sivero, Tony Darrow, Mike Starr, Frank Vincent, Chuck Low ..
Directed by: Martin Scorsese
Release date: 1990-09-12
2.

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
3.

Edward Scissorhands

6.4
7.9/10 IMDB

A small suburban town receives a visit from a castaway unfinished science experiment named Edward.

Starring: Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Dianne Wiest, Alan Arkin, Anthony Michael Hall, Vincent Price, Kathy Baker, Robert Oliveri, Conchata Ferrell, Caroline Aaron ..
Directed by: Tim Burton
Release date: 1990-12-05
4.

Awakenings

6.4
7.8/10 IMDB

Dr. Malcolm Sayer, a shy research physician, uses an experimental drug to "awaken" the catatonic victims of a rare disease. Leonard is the first patient to receive the controversial treatment. His awakening, filled with awe and enthusiasm, proves a rebirth for Sayer too, as the exuberant patient reveals life's simple but unutterably sweet pleasures to the introverted doctor.

Starring: Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, John Heard, Julie Kavner, Penelope Ann Miller, Ruth Nelson, Max von Sydow, Anne Meara, Dexter Gordon, George Martin ..
Directed by: Penny Marshall
Release date: 1990-12-04
5.

Misery

6.4
7.8/10 IMDB

Novelist Paul Sheldon crashes his car on a snowy Colorado road. He is found by Annie Wilkes, the "number one fan" of Paul's heroine Misery Chastaine. Annie is also dangerously unstable, and Paul finds himself crippled, drugged, and at her mercy.

Starring: James Caan, Kathy Bates, Richard Farnsworth, Frances Sternhagen, Lauren Bacall, Graham Jarvis, Rob Reiner, J. T. Walsh, Jerry Potter, Archie Hahn ..
Directed by: Rob Reiner
Release date: 1990-11-30
6.

Miller's Crossing

6.2
7.7/10 IMDB

Set in 1929, a political boss and his advisor have a parting of the ways when they both fall for the same woman.

Starring: John Turturro, Gabriel Byrne, Marcia Gay Harden, Steve Buscemi, Albert Finney, Jon Polito, J.E. Freeman, Mike Starr, Al Mancini, Richard Woods ..
Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Release date: 1990-09-21
7.

The Godfather Part III

6.2
7.6/10 IMDB

In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in 1979 New York and Italy, aging mafia don, Michael Corleone seeks forgiveness for his sins while taking a young protege under his wing.

Starring: Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, Talia Shire, Andy García, Eli Wallach, Joe Mantegna, George Hamilton, Bridget Fonda, Sofia Coppola, Raf Vallone ..
Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola
Release date: 1990-12-25
8.

Twin Peaks

6.2
8.9/10 IMDB

An idiosyncratic FBI agent investigates the murder of a young woman in the even more idiosyncratic town of Twin Peaks. (This standalone version of the series pilot was produced for the European VHS market and has an alternate, closed ending.)

Starring: Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Mädchen Amick, Dana Ashbrook, Richard Beymer, Lara Flynn Boyle, Sherilyn Fenn, Warren Frost, Peggy Lipton, James Marshall ..
Directed by: David Lynch
Release date: 1990-04-08
9.

Jacob's Ladder

6.1
7.4/10 IMDB

After returning home from the Vietnam War, veteran Jacob Singer struggles to maintain his sanity. Plagued by hallucinations and flashbacks, Singer rapidly falls apart as the world and people around him morph and twist into disturbing images. His girlfriend, Jezzie, and ex-wife, Sarah, try to help, but to little avail. Even Singer's chiropractor friend, Louis, fails to reach him as he descends into madness.

Starring: Tim Robbins, Elizabeth Peña, Danny Aiello, Matt Craven, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Jason Alexander, Patricia Kalember, Eriq La Salle, Ving Rhames, Brian Tarantina ..
Directed by: Adrian Lyne
Release date: 1990-11-02
10.

Ghost

6.0
7.1/10 IMDB

Sam Wheat is a banker, Molly Jensen is an artist, and the two are madly in love. However, when Sam is murdered by his friend and corrupt business partner Carl Bruner over a shady business deal, he is left to roam the earth as a powerless spirit. When he learns of Carl's betrayal, Sam must seek the help of psychic Oda Mae Brown to set things right and protect Molly from Carl and his goons.

Starring: Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Tony Goldwyn, Vincent Schiavelli, Gail Boggs, Stephen Root, Rick Aviles, Vivian Bonnell, Armelia McQueen ..
Directed by: Jerry Zucker
Release date: 1990-07-12
11.

Twin Peaks (S1 & S2)

5.7
8.8/10 IMDB

The series follows an investigation, headed by FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper (Kyle MacLachlan) and local Sheriff Harry S. Truman (Michael Ontkean), into the murder of homecoming queen Laura Palmer (Sheryl Lee) in the fictional town of Twin Peaks, Washington.

Starring: Sheryl Lee, Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Mädchen Amick, Dana Ashbrook, Richard Beymer, Lara Flynn Boyle, Catherine E. Coulson ..
Directed by: Diane Keaton, David Lynch, Duwayne Dunham, Caleb Deschanel, Graeme Clifford, Jonathan Sanger, Uli Edel, Tim Hunter, James Foley, Lesli Linka Glatter, Mark Frost, Stephen Gyllenhaal, Todd Holland, Tina Rathborne
Release date: 1990-04-08
12.

Flatliners

5.3
6.5/10 IMDB

Five medical students want to find out if there is life after death. They plan to stop one of their hearts for a few seconds, thus simulating death, and then bring the person back to life.

Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Julia Roberts, Kevin Bacon, William Baldwin, Oliver Platt, Kimberly Scott, Joshua Rudoy, Benjamin Mouton, Aeryk Egan, Kesha Reed ..
Directed by: Joel Schumacher
Release date: 1990-08-10
13.

Life Is Sweet

5.3
7.4/10 IMDB

Just north of London live Wendy, Andy, and their twenty-something twins, Natalie and Nicola. Wendy clerks in a shop, leads aerobics at a primary school, jokes like a vaudevillian, agrees to waitress at a friend's new restaurant and dotes on Andy, a cook who forever puts off home remodeling projects, and with a drunken friend, buys a broken down lunch wagon. Natalie, with short neat hair and a snappy, droll manner, is a plumber; she has a holiday planned in America, but little else. Last is Nicola, odd man out: a snarl, big glasses, cigarette, mussed hair, jittery fingers, bulimic, jobless, and unhappy. How they interact and play out family conflict and love is the film's subject.

Starring: Alison Steadman, Jim Broadbent, Claire Skinner, Jane Horrocks, Stephen Rea, Timothy Spall, David Thewlis, Moya Brady, David Neilson, Harriet Thorpe ..
Directed by: Mike Leigh
Release date: 1990-11-15
14.

Pump Up the Volume

5.2
7.2/10 IMDB

Mark Hunter, a lonely high school student, uses his shortwave radio to moonlight as the popular pirate DJ "Hard Harry." When his show gets blamed for a teen committing suicide, the students clash with high school faculty and the authorities.

Starring: Christian Slater, Samantha Mathis, Annie Ross, Scott Paulin, Mimi Kennedy, Andy Romano, Keith Stuart Thayer, Cheryl Pollak, Jeff Chamberlain, Lala Sloatman ..
Directed by: Allan Moyle
Release date: 1990-08-22
15.

Metropolitan

5.2
7.3/10 IMDB

A radical student is adopted by a group of young New Yorkers, serves as a catalyst to alter his and their lives. Gathering in a Manhattan apartment, the group of friends meet to discuss social mobility, Fourier's socialism and play bridge in their cocoon of upper-class society - until they are joined by a man with a critical view of their way of life.

Starring: Edward Clements, Chris Eigeman, Taylor Nichols, Carolyn Farina, Isabel Gillies, Dylan Hundley, Allison Parisi, Bryan Leder, Will Kempe, Ellia Thompson ..
Directed by: Whit Stillman
Release date: 1990-08-03
16.

Days of Thunder

5.1
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
17.

State of Grace

5.1
7.2/10 IMDB

Hell's Kitchen, New York. Terry Noonan returns home after a ten-year absence. He soon reconnects with Jackie, a childhood friend and member of the Irish mob, and rekindles his love affair with Jackie's sister Kathleen.

Starring: Sean Penn, Gary Oldman, Ed Harris, Robin Wright, John Turturro, John C. Reilly, R. D. Call, Joe Viterelli, Deirdre O'Connell, Burgess Meredith ..
Directed by: Phil Joanou
Release date: 1990-09-14
18.

Reversal of Fortune

5.1
7.2/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Glenn Close, Jeremy Irons, Ron Silver, Annabella Sciorra, Uta Hagen, Fisher Stevens, Jack Gilpin, Christine Baranski, Felicity Huffman, Julie Hagerty ..
Directed by: Barbet Schroeder
Release date: 1990-10-05
19.

Child's Play 2

5.0
5.9/10 IMDB

When Andy’s mother is admitted to a psychiatric hospital, the young boy is placed in foster care, andChucky, determined to claim Andy's soul, is not far behind.

Starring: Alex Vincent, Jenny Agutter, Gerrit Graham, Christine Elise, Brad Dourif, Grace Zabriskie, Peter Haskell, Beth Grant, Greg Germann, Raymond Singer ..
Directed by: John Lafia
Release date: 1990-11-09
20.

The Grifters

4.9
6.9/10 IMDB

A young short-con grifter suffers both injury and the displeasure of reuniting with his criminal mother, all the while dating an unpredictable young lady.

Starring: Anjelica Huston, John Cusack, Annette Bening, Jan Munroe, Stephen Tobolowsky, Jimmy Noonan, Richard Holden, Henry Jones, Robert Weems, Michael Laskin ..
Directed by: Stephen Frears
Release date: 1990-08-08
21.

Mermaids

4.9
6.7/10 IMDB

Fifteen-year-old Charlotte Flax is tired of her wacky mom moving their family to a different town any time she feels it is necessary. When they move to a small Massachusetts town and Mrs. Flax begins dating a shopkeeper, Charlotte and her 9-year-old sister, Kate, hope that they can finally settle down. But when Charlotte's attraction to an older man gets in the way, the family must learn to accept each other for who they truly are.

Starring: Cher, Winona Ryder, Christina Ricci, Bob Hoskins, Michael Schoeffling, Caroline McWilliams, Rex Trailer, Betsy Townsend, Barbara Walters, Jan Miner ..
Directed by: Richard Benjamin
Release date: 1990-12-14
22.

Hamlet

4.9
6.7/10 IMDB

Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, finds out that his uncle Claudius killed his father to obtain the throne, and plans revenge.

Starring: Mel Gibson, Glenn Close, Alan Bates, Paul Scofield, Ian Holm, Helena Bonham Carter, Stephen Dillane, Nathaniel Parker, Sean Murray, Michael Maloney ..
Directed by: Franco Zeffirelli
Release date: 1990-12-19
23.

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
24.

Memphis Belle

4.9
6.9/10 IMDB

The "Memphis Belle" is a World War II bomber, piloted by a young crew on dangerous bombing raids into Europe. The crew only have to make one more bombing raid before they have finished their duty and can go home. In the briefing before their last flight, the crew discover that the target for the day is Dresden, a heavily-defended city that invariably causes many Allied casualties

Starring: Matthew Modine, Eric Stoltz, Tate Donovan, D.B. Sweeney, Billy Zane, Sean Astin, Harry Connick Jr., Bradley Lavelle, Reed Diamond, Courtney Gains ..
Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones
Release date: 1990-09-07
25.

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
26.

Postcards from the Edge

4.9
6.7/10 IMDB

Substance-addicted Hollywood actress, Suzanne Vale is on the skids. After a spell at a detox centre her film company insists as a condition of continuing to employ her that she live with her mother, herself once a star and now a champion drinker. Such a set-up is bad news for Suzanne who has struggled for years to get out of her mother's shadow, and who still treats her like a child. Despite these and other problems, Suzanne begins to see the funny side of her situation, and also realises that not only do daughters have mothers—mothers do too.

Starring: Meryl Streep, Shirley MacLaine, Dennis Quaid, Gene Hackman, Richard Dreyfuss, Rob Reiner, Conrad Bain, Annette Bening, Simon Callow, Mary Wickes ..
Directed by: Mike Nichols
Release date: 1990-09-14
27.

Stephen King's It

4.8
6.8/10 IMDB

A series of murders prompts Mike Hanlon to suspect that the supernatural menace that he and a group of friends battled as children has returned. He begins to call his friends to remind them of the oath they swore: if It returned again, they would come back to Derry to do battle again.

Release date: 1990-11-18
28.

Mo' Better Blues

4.8
6.6/10 IMDB

Talented but self-centered trumpeter Bleek Gilliam is obsessed with his music and indecisiveness about his girlfriends Indigo and Clarke. But when he is forced to come to the aid of his manager and childhood friend, Bleek finds his world more fragile than he ever imagined.

Starring: Denzel Washington, Spike Lee, Wesley Snipes, Giancarlo Esposito, John Turturro, Samuel L. Jackson, Charlie Murphy, Nicholas Turturro, Robin Harris, Joie Lee ..
Directed by: Spike Lee
Release date: 1990-08-03
29.

Nightbreed

4.7
6.5/10 IMDB

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

Starring: Craig Sheffer, Anne Bobby, David Cronenberg, Charles Haid, Hugh Quarshie, Hugh Ross, Doug Bradley, Catherine Chevalier, Malcolm Smith, Bob Sessions ..
Directed by: Clive Barker
Release date: 1990-02-16
30.

Alice

4.7
6.6/10 IMDB

Alice Tate, mother of two, with a marriage of 16 years, finds herself falling for the handsome sax player, Joe. Stricken with a backache, she consults herbalist Dr. Yang, who realizes that her problems are not related to her back, but in her mind and heart. Dr. Yang's magical herbs give Alice wondrous powers, taking her out of well-established rut.

Starring: Mia Farrow, William Hurt, Joe Mantegna, Alec Baldwin, Blythe Danner, Judy Davis, Keye Luke, Bernadette Peters, Cybill Shepherd, Holland Taylor ..
Directed by: Woody Allen
Release date: 1990-12-25
31.

Internal Affairs

4.7
6.5/10 IMDB

Keen young Raymold Avila joins the Internal Affairs Department of the Los Angeles police. He and partner Amy Wallace are soon looking closely at the activities of cop Dennis Peck whose financial holdings start to suggest something shady. Indeed Peck is involved in any number of dubious or downright criminal activities. He is also devious, a womaniser, and a clever manipulator, and he starts to turn his attention on Avila.

Starring: Richard Gere, Andy García, Laurie Metcalf, Nancy Travis, Elijah Wood, Richard Bradford, William Baldwin, Michael Beach, Faye Grant, John Kapelos ..
Directed by: Mike Figgis
Release date: 1990-01-12
32.

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
33.

House Party

4.7
6.4/10 IMDB

Young Kid has been invited to a party at his friend Play's house. But after a fight at school, Kid's father grounds him. None the less, Kid sneaks out when his father falls asleep. But Kid doesn't know that three of the thugs at school have decided to give him a lesson in behavior.

Starring: Christopher Reid, Martin Lawrence, Christopher Martin, Robin Harris, Tisha Campbell-Martin, A.J. Johnson, Paul Anthony, Kelly Jo Minter, George Clinton, John Witherspoon ..
Directed by: Reginald Hudlin
Release date: 1990-03-09
34.

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
35.

The Hot Spot

4.7
6.4/10 IMDB

A man enters a small town which unwittingly gets obscured as girls, money, bank heists, police, killers and even a loner will strive forward in this crime-thriller.

Starring: Don Johnson, Virginia Madsen, Jennifer Connelly, Charles Martin Smith, William Sadler, Jerry Hardin, Barry Corbin, Leon Rippy, Jack Nance, Virgil Frye ..
Directed by: Dennis Hopper
Release date: 1990-10-12
36.

Revenge

4.6
6.2/10 IMDB

Michael ‘Jay’ Cochran has just left the Navy after 12 years and he's not quite sure what he's going to do, except that he knows he wants a holiday. He decides to visit Tiburon Mendez, a powerful but shady Mexican businessman who he once flew to Alaska for a hunting trip. Arriving at the Mendez mansion in Mexico, he is immediately surprised by the beauty and youth of Mendez’s wife, Miryea.

Starring: Kevin Costner, Anthony Quinn, Madeleine Stowe, Tomas Milian, Joaquín Martínez, James Gammon, Jesse Corti, Sally Kirkland, Luis de Icaza, Gerardo Zepeda ..
Directed by: Tony Scott
Release date: 1990-02-16
37.

Rocky V

4.6
5.3/10 IMDB

A lifetime of taking shots has ended Rocky’s career, and a crooked accountant has left him broke. Inspired by the memory of his trainer, however, Rocky finds glory in training and takes on an up-and-coming boxer.

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Sage Stallone, Burgess Meredith, Tommy Morrison, Richard Gant, Tony Burton, Jimmy Gambina, Delia Sheppard ..
Directed by: John G. Avildsen
Release date: 1990-11-16
38.

Green Card

4.6
6.3/10 IMDB

Urban horticulturalist Brontë Mitchell has her eye on a gorgeous apartment, but the building's board will rent it only to a married couple. Georges Fauré, a waiter from France whose visa is expiring, needs to marry an American woman to stay in the country. Their marriage of convenience turns into a burden when they must live together to allay the suspicions of the immigration service, as the polar opposites grate on each other's nerves.

Starring: Gérard Depardieu, Andie MacDowell, Bebe Neuwirth, Gregg Edelman, Robert Prosky, Jessie Keosian, Ethan Phillips, Mary Louise Wilson, Lois Smith, Conrad McLaren ..
Directed by: Peter Weir
Release date: 1990-12-23
39.

An Angel at My Table

4.5
7.5/10 IMDB

Based on the autobiographical work of New Zealand writer Janet Frame, this production depicts the author at various stage of her life. Afflicted with mental and emotional issues, Frame grows up in an impoverished family and experiences numerous tragedies while still in her youth, including the deaths of two of her siblings. Portrayed as an adult by Kerry Fox, Frame finds acclaim for her writing while still in a mental institution, and her success helps her move on with her life.

Starring: Kerry Fox, Alexia Keogh, Karen Fergusson, Iris Churn, Jessie Mune, Kevin J. Wilson, Edith Campion, Francesca Collins, Melina Bernecker, Mark Morrison ..
Directed by: Jane Campion
Release date: 1990-09-20
40.

The Two Jakes

4.5
6.1/10 IMDB

This sequel to the classic Chinatown finds private detective Jake Gittes still haunted by the events of the first film. Hired by a man to investigate his wife's infidelities, Jake once again finds himself involved in a complicated plot involving murder, oil, and even some ghosts from his past.

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Harvey Keitel, Meg Tilly, Madeleine Stowe, Rubén Blades, Eli Wallach, Frederic Forrest, David Keith, Richard Farnsworth, Tracey Walter ..
Directed by: Jack Nicholson
Release date: 1990-08-10
41.

The Russia House

4.5
6.1/10 IMDB

Barley Scott Blair, a Lisbon-based editor of Russian literature who unexpectedly begins working for British intelligence, is commissioned to investigate the purposes of Dante, a dissident scientist trapped in the decaying Soviet Union that is crumbling under the new open-minded policies.

Starring: Sean Connery, Michelle Pfeiffer, Roy Scheider, James Fox, John Mahoney, Michael Kitchen, J. T. Walsh, Ken Russell, David Threlfall, Klaus Maria Brandauer ..
Directed by: Fred Schepisi
Release date: 1990-12-21
42.

Trust

4.5
7.4/10 IMDB

After being thrown away from home, pregnant high school dropout Maria meets Matthew, a highly educated and extremely moody electronics repairman. The two begin an unusual romance built on their sense of mutual admiration and trust.

Starring: Adrienne Shelly, Martin Donovan, Merritt Nelson, John MacKay, Edie Falco, Gary Sauer, Matt Malloy, Christopher Cooke, Leo Gosse, Jeff Howard ..
Directed by: Hal Hartley
Release date: 1990-09-09
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43.

I Hired a Contract Killer

4.4
7.2/10 IMDB

After losing his job and realizing that he is alone in the world, a businessman opts to voluntarily end his life. Lacking courage, he hires a contract killer to do the job. Then, while awaiting his demise, he meets a woman and promptly falls in love.

Starring: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Margi Clarke, Kenneth Colley, Nicky Tesco, Charles Cork, Michael O'Hagan, Imogen Claire, Joe Strummer, Tony Rohr, Walter Sparrow ..
Directed by: Aki Kaurismäki
Release date: 1990-10-12
44.

Another 48 Hrs.

4.4
5.9/10 IMDB

For the past four years, San Francisco cop Jack Cates has been after an unidentified drug kingpin who calls himself the Ice Man. Jack finds a picture that proves that the Ice Man has put a price on the head of Reggie Hammond, who is scheduled to be released from prison on the next day.

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Nick Nolte, Brion James, Kevin Tighe, Ed O'Ross, Andrew Divoff, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Bernie Casey, Brent Jennings, Ted Markland ..
Directed by: Walter Hill
Release date: 1990-06-08
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45.

Stephen King's It

4.4
6.8/10 IMDB

In 1960, seven pre-teen outcasts fight an evil demon who poses as a child-killing clown. Thirty years later, they reunite to stop the demon once and for all when it returns to their hometown.

Starring: Tim Curry, Harry Anderson, Dennis Christopher, Richard Masur, Annette O'Toole, John Ritter, Tim Reid ..
Directed by: Tommy Lee Wallace
Release date: 1990-11-18
46.

The Rookie

4.3
5.9/10 IMDB

Veteran cop Nick Pulovski is used to playing musical partners; many of the partners he's had in the past have died on the job, and often as a result of Nick's risky tactics. But the rookie who's been assigned to help Nick bust a carjacking ring is almost as hotheaded as he is … and when Nick gets kidnapped, his newbie partner is his only hope.

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Charlie Sheen, Raul Julia, Sônia Braga, Tom Skerritt, Lara Flynn Boyle, Xander Berkeley, Donna Mitchell, Marco Rodríguez, Seth Allen ..
Directed by: Clint Eastwood
Release date: 1990-01-18
47.

The Reflecting Skin

4.3
6.7/10 IMDB

A young boy tries to cope with rural life circa 1950s and his fantasies become a way to interpret events. After his father tells him stories of vampires, he becomes convinced that the widow up the road is a vampire, and tries to find ways of discouraging his brother from seeing her.

Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Lindsay Duncan, Duncan Fraser, David Longworth, Jeremy Cooper, Sheila Moore, Robert Koons, David Bloom, Evan Hall, Codie Lucas Wilbee ..
Directed by: Philip Ridley
Release date: 1990-08-28
48.

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
Best Drama Movies of 1990 : It
49.

It

4.3
6.8/10 IMDB

In 1960, seven pre-teen outcasts fight an evil demon who poses as a child-killing clown. Thirty years later, they reunite to stop the demon once and for all when it returns to their hometown.

Release date: 1990-11-18
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50.

WWE WrestleMania VI

4.2
7.6/10 IMDB

More than 65,000 fans pack the Toronto SkyDome to witness The Ultimate Challenge as The Ultimate Warrior faces Hulk Hogan with both the WWE Championship and WWE Intercontinental Championship on the line. "The Million Dollar Man" Ted DiBiase defends the Million Dollar Championship against Jake "The Snake" Roberts. Dusty Rhodes and more in action!

Starring: Jim Hellwig, Hulk Hogan, Rick Rood, James Reiher, Ray Traylor, Ted DiBiase Sr., Aurelian Smith Jr., Jim Duggan, Adolfo Bresciano, Jimmy Hart ..
Directed by: Vince McMahon
Release date: 1990-04-01

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