Best Drama Movies of 1992

1.

Scent of a Woman

6.4
8.0/10 IMDB

Charlie Simms is a student at a private preparatory school who comes from a poor family. To earn the money for his flight home to Gresham, Oregon for Christmas, Charlie takes a job over Thanksgiving looking after retired U.S. Army officer Lieutenant Colonel Frank Slade, a cantankerous middle-aged man who lives with his niece and her family.

Starring: Al Pacino, Chris O'Donnell, James Rebhorn, Gabrielle Anwar, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Bradley Whitford, Richard Venture, June Squibb, Frances Conroy, Rochelle Oliver ..
Directed by: Martin Brest
Release date: 1992-12-23
2.

A Few Good Men

6.2
7.7/10 IMDB

When cocky military lawyer Lt. Daniel Kaffee and his co-counsel, Lt. Cmdr. JoAnne Galloway, are assigned to a murder case, they uncover a hazing ritual that could implicate high-ranking officials such as shady Col. Nathan Jessep.

Starring: Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholson, Demi Moore, Kevin Bacon, Kevin Pollak, James Marshall, J.T. Walsh, Kiefer Sutherland, Christopher Guest, J.A. Preston ..
Directed by: Rob Reiner
Release date: 1992-12-11
3.

The Last of the Mohicans

6.2
7.7/10 IMDB

As the British and French soldiers battle for control of the American colonies in the 18th century, the settlers and native Americans are forced to take sides. Cora and her sister Alice unwittingly walk into trouble but are reluctantly saved by Hawkeye, an orphaned settler adopted by the last of the Mohicans.

Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe, Russell Means, Eric Schweig, Jodhi May, Steven Waddington, Wes Studi, Maurice Roeves, Patrice Chéreau, Edward Blatchford ..
Directed by: Michael Mann
Release date: 1992-09-25
4.

Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

6.0
7.3/10 IMDB

In the questionable town of Deer Meadow, Washington, FBI Agent Desmond inexplicably disappears while hunting for the man who murdered a teen girl. The killer is never apprehended, and, after experiencing dark visions and supernatural encounters, Agent Dale Cooper chillingly predicts that the culprit will claim another life. Meanwhile, in the more cozy town of Twin Peaks, hedonistic beauty Laura Palmer hangs with lowlifes and seems destined for a grisly fate.

Starring: Sheryl Lee, Ray Wise, Mädchen Amick, Dana Ashbrook, James Marshall, Frances Bay, David Bowie, Pamela Gidley, Heather Graham, Chris Isaak ..
Directed by: David Lynch
Release date: 1992-06-03
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5.

The Godfather Trilogy: 1901-1980

5.7
9.3/10 IMDB

The multigenerational saga of the rise and fall of the Corleone crime family. Story is told in chronological order, and numerous scenes that were deleted from each film have been restored.

Starring: Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, James Caan, John Cazale, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton, Talia Shire ..
Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola
Release date: 1992-10-17
6.

Glengarry Glen Ross

5.5
7.7/10 IMDB

When an office full of Chicago real estate salesmen is given the news that all but the top two will be fired at the end of the week, the atmosphere begins to heat up. Shelley Levene, who has a sick daughter, does everything in his power to get better leads from his boss, John Williamson, but to no avail. When his coworker Dave Moss comes up with a plan to steal the leads, things get complicated for the tough-talking salesmen.

Starring: Al Pacino, Jack Lemmon, Alec Baldwin, Alan Arkin, Ed Harris, Kevin Spacey, Jonathan Pryce, Bruce Altman, Jude Ciccolella, Paul Butler ..
Directed by: James Foley
Release date: 1992-09-15
7.

Malcolm X

5.5
7.7/10 IMDB

A tribute to the controversial black activist and leader of the struggle for black liberation. He hit bottom during his imprisonment in the '50s, he became a Black Muslim and then a leader in the Nation of Islam. His assassination in 1965 left a legacy of self-determination and racial pride.

Starring: Denzel Washington, Angela Bassett, Albert Hall, Al Freeman, Jr., Delroy Lindo, Spike Lee, Theresa Randle, Kate Vernon, Lonette McKee, Tommy Hollis ..
Directed by: Spike Lee
Release date: 1992-11-18
8.

The Muppet Christmas Carol

5.5
7.7/10 IMDB

A retelling of the classic Dickens tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, miser extraordinaire. He is held accountable for his dastardly ways during night-time visitations by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and future.

Starring: Michael Caine, Don Austen, Meredith Braun, Don Austen, Ed Sanders, Dave Goelz, Simon Buckley, Craig Crane, John Eccleston, Steven Mackintosh ..
Directed by: Brian Henson
Release date: 1992-12-10
9.

My Cousin Vinny

5.5
7.6/10 IMDB

Two carefree pals traveling through Alabama are mistakenly arrested, and charged with murder. Fortunately, one of them has a cousin who's a lawyer - Vincent Gambini, a former auto mechanic from Brooklyn who just passed his bar exam after his sixth try. When he arrives with his leather-clad girlfriend , to try his first case, it's a real shock - for him and the Deep South!

Starring: Joe Pesci, Ralph Macchio, Marisa Tomei, Mitchell Whitfield, Fred Gwynne, Bruce McGill, Lane Smith, Austin Pendleton, Raynor Scheine, James Rebhorn ..
Directed by: Jonathan Lynn
Release date: 1992-03-13
10.

The Bodyguard

5.4
6.3/10 IMDB

A former Secret Service agent grudgingly takes an assignment to protect a pop idol who's threatened by a crazed fan. At first, the safety-obsessed bodyguard and the self-indulgent diva totally clash. But before long, all that tension sparks fireworks of another sort, and the love-averse tough guy is torn between duty and romance.

Starring: Whitney Houston, Kevin Costner, Michele Lamar Richards, Ralph Waite, Gary Kemp, Bill Cobbs, Tomas Arana, Mike Starr, Christopher Birt, DeVaughn Nixon ..
Directed by: Mick Jackson
Release date: 1992-11-25

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