Best Drama Movies of 1991

1.

Thelma & Louise

6.1
7.5/10 IMDB

Whilst on a short weekend getaway, Louise shoots a man who had tried to rape Thelma. Due to the incriminating circumstances, they make a run for it and thus a cross country chase ensues for the two fugitives. Along the way, both women rediscover the strength of their friendship and surprising aspects of their personalities and self-strengths in the trying times.

Starring: Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis, Harvey Keitel, Michael Madsen, Christopher McDonald, Brad Pitt, Stephen Tobolowsky, Timothy Carhart, Lucinda Jenney, Jason Beghe ..
Directed by: Ridley Scott
Release date: 1991-05-24
2.

Cape Fear

6.0
7.3/10 IMDB

Sam Bowden is a small-town corporate attorney. Max Cady is a tattooed, cigar-smoking, bible-quoting, psychotic rapist. What do they have in common? Fourteen years ago, Sam was a public defender assigned to Max Cady's rape trial, and he made a serious error: he hid a document from his illiterate client that could have gotten him acquitted. Now, the cagey, bibliophile Cady has been released, and he intends to teach Sam Bowden and his family a thing or two about loss.

Starring: Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange, Juliette Lewis, Joe Don Baker, Robert Mitchum, Gregory Peck, Illeana Douglas, Fred Dalton Thompson, Zully Montero ..
Directed by: Martin Scorsese
Release date: 1991-11-15
3.

Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

5.8
6.9/10 IMDB

When the dastardly Sheriff of Nottingham murders Robin's father, the legendary archer vows vengeance. To accomplish his mission, Robin joins forces with a band of exiled villagers (and comely Maid Marian), and together they battle to end the evil sheriff's reign of terror.

Starring: Kevin Costner, Morgan Freeman, Christian Slater, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Alan Rickman, Geraldine McEwan, Michael McShane, Brian Blessed, Michael Wincott, Nick Brimble ..
Directed by: Kevin Reynolds
Release date: 1991-06-14
4.

Night on Earth

5.6
7.8/10 IMDB

An anthology of 5 different cab drivers in 5 American and European cities and their remarkable fares on the same eventful night.

Starring: Winona Ryder, Gena Rowlands, Lisanne Falk, Alan Randolph Scott, Anthony Portillo, Giancarlo Esposito, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Rosie Perez, Richard Boes, Isaach De Bankolé ..
Directed by: Jim Jarmusch
Release date: 1991-12-12
5.

Fried Green Tomatoes

5.6
7.7/10 IMDB

Amidst her own personality crisis, southern housewife Evelyn Couch meets Ninny, an outgoing old woman who tells her the story of Idgie Threadgoode and Ruth Jamison, two young women who experienced hardships and love in Whistle Stop, Alabama in the 1920s.

Starring: Kathy Bates, Mary-Louise Parker, Jessica Tandy, Cicely Tyson, Mary Stuart Masterson, Chris O'Donnell, Stan Shaw, Gailard Sartain, Timothy Scott, Gary Basaraba ..
Directed by: Jon Avnet
Release date: 1991-12-27
6.

Barton Fink

5.5
7.7/10 IMDB

A renowned New York playwright is enticed to California to write for the movies and discovers the hellish truth of Hollywood.

Starring: John Turturro, John Goodman, Judy Davis, Michael Lerner, Tony Shalhoub, John Mahoney, Jon Polito, Steve Buscemi, David Warrilow, Richard Portnow ..
Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Release date: 1991-08-01
7.

Boyz n the Hood

5.5
7.7/10 IMDB

Boyz n the Hood is the popular and successful film and social criticism from John Singleton about the conditions in South Central Los Angeles where teenagers are involved in gun fights and drug dealing on a daily basis.

Starring: Laurence Fishburne, Cuba Gooding Jr., Ice Cube, Morris Chestnut, Angela Bassett, Nia Long, Tyra Ferrell, Lexie Bigham, Desi Arnez Hines II, John Cothran, Jr. ..
Directed by: John Singleton
Release date: 1991-07-12
8.

The Fisher King

5.4
7.5/10 IMDB

Two troubled men face their terrible destinies and events of their past as they join together on a mission to find the Holy Grail and thus to save themselves.

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Robin Williams, Mercedes Ruehl, Amanda Plummer, Michael Jeter, Lara Harris, Kathy Najimy, Paul Lombardi, David Hyde Pierce, John de Lancie ..
Directed by: Terry Gilliam
Release date: 1991-09-09
9.

The Commitments

5.4
7.6/10 IMDB

Jimmy Rabbitte, just a tick out of school, gets a brilliant idea: to put a soul band together in Barrytown, his slum home in north Dublin. First he needs musicians and singers: things slowly start to click when he finds three fine-voiced females virtually in his back yard, a lead singer (Deco) at a wedding, and, responding to his ad, an aging trumpet player, Joey "The Lips" Fagan.

Starring: Robert Arkins, Michael Aherne, Angeline Ball, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Dave Finnegan, Bronagh Gallagher, Glen Hansard, Félim Gormley, Johnny Murphy, Dick Massey ..
Directed by: Alan Parker
Release date: 1991-08-14
10.

The Man in the Moon

5.3
7.4/10 IMDB

Maureen Trant and her younger sibling Dani share a strong connection, but local boy Court Foster threatens to throw their bond off balance. Dani and Court meet first and have a flirtatious rapport -- but when he meets Maureen, he falls hard and they begin a passionate affair. The new couple try to keep their love hidden from Dani, but she soon learns the truth, disavowing her sister. But a heartbreaking accident later reunites the girls.

Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Sam Waterston, Tess Harper, Gail Strickland, Jason London, Emily Warfield, Bentley Mitchum ..
Directed by: Robert Mulligan
Release date: 1991-09-30

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