Best Movies of 1991

1.

Terminator 2: Judgment Day

7.0
8.6/10 IMDB

Nearly 10 years have passed since Sarah Connor was targeted for termination by a cyborg from the future. Now her son, John, the future leader of the resistance, is the target for a newer, more deadly terminator. Once again, the resistance has managed to send a protector back to attempt to save John and his mother Sarah.

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Robert Patrick, Edward Furlong, Michael Edwards, Joe Morton, Earl Boen, Jenette Goldstein, Xander Berkeley, S. Epatha Merkerson ..
Directed by: James Cameron
Release date: 1991-07-03
2.

The Silence of the Lambs

7.0
8.6/10 IMDB

Clarice Starling is a top student at the FBI's training academy. Jack Crawford wants Clarice to interview Dr. Hannibal Lecter, a brilliant psychiatrist who is also a violent psychopath, serving life behind bars for various acts of murder and cannibalism. Crawford believes that Lecter may have insight into a case and that Starling, as an attractive young woman, may be just the bait to draw him out.

Starring: Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Scott Glenn, Ted Levine, Anthony Heald, Brooke Smith, Diane Baker, Kasi Lemmons, Frankie Faison, Tracey Walter ..
Directed by: Jonathan Demme
Release date: 1991-02-14
3.

Beauty and the Beast

6.6
8.0/10 IMDB

Follow the adventures of Belle, a bright young woman who finds herself in the castle of a prince who's been turned into a mysterious beast. With the help of the castle's enchanted staff, Belle soon learns the most important lesson of all -- that true beauty comes from within.

Starring: Paige O'Hara, Robby Benson, Richard White, Jerry Orbach, David Ogden Stiers, Angela Lansbury, Rex Everhart, Jesse Corti, Bradley Pierce, Hal Smith ..
Directed by: Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise
Release date: 1991-10-22
4.

JFK

6.4
8.0/10 IMDB

Follows the investigation into the assassination of President John F. Kennedy led by New Orleans district attorney Jim Garrison.

Starring: Kevin Costner, Tommy Lee Jones, Gary Oldman, Kevin Bacon, Michael Rooker, Jack Lemmon, Laurie Metcalf, Sissy Spacek, Joe Pesci, John Candy ..
Directed by: Oliver Stone
Release date: 1991-12-20
5.

Fried Green Tomatoes

6.3
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.

Boyz n the Hood

6.3
7.8/10 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
7.

Barton Fink

6.2
7.6/10 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
8.

Thelma & Louise

6.2
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
9.

The Fisher King

6.1
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: 1991-09-20
10.

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? 14 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 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: 1991-11-13
11.

Paris Is Burning

5.9
8.1/10 IMDB

Where does voguing come from, and what, exactly, is throwing shade? This landmark documentary provides a vibrant snapshot of the 1980s through the eyes of New York City's African American and Latinx Harlem drag-ball scene. Made over seven years, PARIS IS BURNING offers an intimate portrait of rival fashion "houses," from fierce contests for trophies to house mothers offering sustenance in a world rampant with homophobia, transphobia, racism, AIDS, and poverty. Featuring legendary voguers, drag queens, and trans women — including Willi Ninja, Pepper LaBeija, Dorian Corey, and Venus Xtravaganza.

Starring: Dorian Corey, Pepper LaBeija, Willi Ninja, Octavia St. Laurent, Angie Xtravaganza, Venus Xtravaganza, Carmen Xtravaganza, Brooke Xtravaganza, Andre Christian, Paris Dupree ..
Directed by: Jennie Livingston
Release date: 1991-03-13
12.

The Doors

5.9
7.2/10 IMDB

The story of the famous and influential 1960s rock band and its lead singer and composer, Jim Morrison.

Starring: Val Kilmer, Meg Ryan, Kyle MacLachlan, Frank Whaley, Kevin Dillon, Michael Wincott, Michael Madsen, Josh Evans, Costas Mandylor, Dennis Burkley ..
Directed by: Oliver Stone
Release date: 1991-03-01
Best Movies of 1991 : Point Break
13.

Point Break

5.9
7.2/10 IMDB

In Los Angeles, a gang of bank robbers who call themselves The Ex-Presidents commit their crimes while wearing masks of Reagan, Carter, Nixon and Johnson. Believing that the members of the gang could be surfers, the F.B.I. sends young agent Johnny Utah to the beach undercover to mix with the surfers and gather information.

Starring: Patrick Swayze, Keanu Reeves, Gary Busey, Lori Petty, John C. McGinley, James Le Gros, John Philbin, BoJesse Christopher, Julian Reyes, Daniel Beer ..
Directed by: Kathryn Bigelow
Release date: 1991-01-31
14.

My Girl

5.8
6.9/10 IMDB

Vada Sultenfuss is obsessed with death. Her mother is dead, and her father runs a funeral parlor. She is also in love with her English teacher, and joins a poetry class over the summer just to impress him. Thomas J., her best friend, is "allergic to everything", and sticks with Vada despite her hangups. When Vada's father hires Shelly, and begins to fall for her, things take a turn to the worse...

Starring: Anna Chlumsky, Macaulay Culkin, Dan Aykroyd, Jamie Lee Curtis, Richard Masur, Griffin Dunne, Peter Michael Goetz, Lara Steinick, Anny Nelsen, Jane Hallaren ..
Directed by: Howard Zieff
Release date: 1991-11-27
15.

Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country

5.8
7.2/10 IMDB

After years of war, the Federation and the Klingon empire find themselves on the brink of a peace summit when a Klingon ship is nearly destroyed by an apparent attack from the Enterprise. Both worlds brace for what may be their dealiest encounter.

Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan, George Takei, Walter Koenig, Nichelle Nichols, Christopher Plummer, Kim Cattrall, David Warner ..
Directed by: Nicholas Meyer
Release date: 1991-12-06
16.

Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse

5.8
8.1/10 IMDB

A chronicle of the production problems — including bad weather, actors' health, war near the filming locations, and more — which plagued the filming of Apocalypse Now, increasing costs and nearly destroying the life and career of Francis Ford Coppola.

Starring: Francis Ford Coppola, Eleanor Coppola, John Milius, George Lucas, Sam Bottoms, Albert Hall, Frederic Forrest, Laurence Fishburne, Dean Tavoularis, Fred Roos ..
Directed by: Eleanor Coppola, Fax Bahr, George Hickenlooper
Release date: 1991-11-27
17.

The Addams Family

5.8
6.9/10 IMDB

When a man claiming to be long-lost Uncle Fester reappears after 25 years lost, the family plans a celebration to wake the dead. But the kids barely have time to warm up the electric chair before Morticia begins to suspect Fester is fraud when he can't recall any of the details of Fester's life.

Starring: Raul Julia, Anjelica Huston, Christopher Lloyd, Christina Ricci, Carel Struycken, Dan Hedaya, Jimmy Workman, Elizabeth Wilson, Dana Ivey, Judith Malina ..
Directed by: Barry Sonnenfeld
Release date: 1991-11-22
18.

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
19.

Hook

5.7
6.8/10 IMDB

The boy who wasn't supposed grow up—Peter Pan—does just that, becoming a soulless corporate lawyer whose workaholism could cost him his wife and kids. During his trip to see Granny Wendy in London, the vengeful Capt. Hook kidnaps Peter's kids and forces Peter to return to Neverland.

Starring: Robin Williams, Dustin Hoffman, Julia Roberts, Bob Hoskins, Maggie Smith, Caroline Goodall, Charlie Korsmo, Amber Scott, Arthur Malet, Isaiah Robinson ..
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Release date: 1991-04-10
20.

The Last Boy Scout

5.7
7.0/10 IMDB

When the girl that detective Joe Hallenback is protecting gets murdered, the boyfriend of the murdered girl attempts to investigate and solve the case. What they discover is that there is deep seated corruption going on between a crooked politician and the owner of a pro football team.

Starring: Bruce Willis, Damon Wayans, Chelsea Field, Noble Willingham, Halle Berry, Danielle Harris, Bruce McGill, Kim Coates, Taylor Negron, Badja Djola ..
Directed by: Tony Scott
Release date: 1991-03-19
21.

The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear

5.6
6.9/10 IMDB

Bumbling lieutenant Frank Drebin is out to foil the big boys in the energy industry, who intend to suppress technology that will put them out of business.

Starring: Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, George Kennedy, O.J. Simpson, Robert Goulet, Richard Griffiths, Jacqueline Brookes, Anthony James, Lloyd Bochner, Tim O'Connor ..
Directed by: David Zucker
Release date: 1991-06-28
22.

Backdraft

5.6
6.7/10 IMDB

Firemen brothers Brian and Stephen McCaffrey battle each other over past slights while trying to stop an arsonist with a diabolical agenda from torching Chicago.

Starring: Kurt Russell, William Baldwin, Robert De Niro, Donald Sutherland, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Scott Glenn, Rebecca De Mornay, Jason Gedrick, J. T. Walsh, Anthony Mockus Sr. ..
Directed by: Ron Howard
Release date: 1991-05-24
23.

Night on Earth

5.6
7.7/10 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
24.

Hot Shots!

5.5
6.7/10 IMDB

Recruited to join a top-secret mission for the Air Force, a renegade pilot finds himself coping with an incompetent admiral and a carefully selected squadron of flyers who are either inept or half-blind.

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Cary Elwes, Valeria Golino, Lloyd Bridges, Kevin Dunn, Jon Cryer, William O'Leary, Kristy Swanson, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Bill Irwin ..
Directed by: Jim Abrahams
Release date: 1991-07-31
25.

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
26.

The Man in the Moon

5.3
7.3/10 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, Ernie Lively, Dennis Letts, Earleen Bergeron ..
Directed by: Robert Mulligan
Release date: 1991-09-30
27.

Father of the Bride

5.3
6.5/10 IMDB

George Banks is an ordinary, middle-class man whose 22 year-old daughter Annie has decided to marry a man from an upper-class family, but George can't think of what life would be like without his daughter. His wife tries to make him happy for Annie, but when the wedding takes place at their home and a foreign wedding planner takes over the ceremony, he becomes slightly insane.

Starring: Steve Martin, Diane Keaton, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Kieran Culkin, George Newbern, Martin Short, BD Wong, Peter Michael Goetz, Kate McGregor-Stewart, Carmen Hayward ..
Directed by: Charles Shyer
Release date: 1991-12-20
Best Movies of 1991 : Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead
28.

Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead

5.2
7.3/10 IMDB

Two minor characters from the play "Hamlet" stumble around unaware of their scripted lives and unable to deviate from them.

Starring: Gary Oldman, Tim Roth, Richard Dreyfuss, Iain Glen, Donald Sumpter, Joanna Miles, Joanna Roth, Ian Richardson, Vili Matula, Ljubo Ze?evi? ..
Directed by: Tom Stoppard
Release date: 1991-02-08
29.

My Own Private Idaho

5.1
7.0/10 IMDB

In this loose adaptation of Shakespeare's "Henry IV," Mike Waters is a gay hustler afflicted with narcolepsy. Scott Favor is the rebellious son of a mayor. Together, the two travel from Portland, Oregon to Idaho and finally to the coast of Italy in a quest to find Mike's estranged mother. Along the way they turn tricks for money and drugs, eventually attracting the attention of a wealthy benefactor and sexual deviant.

Starring: River Phoenix, Keanu Reeves, James Russo, William Richert, Rodney Harvey, Chiara Caselli, Michael Parker, Jessie Thomas, Flea, Grace Zabriskie ..
Directed by: Gus Van Sant
Release date: 1991-02-01
30.

Defending Your Life

5.1
7.2/10 IMDB

Is there love after death? After he dies suddenly, the hapless advertising executive Daniel Miller finds himself in Judgment City, a gleaming way station where the newly deceased must prove they lived a life of sufficient courage to advance in their journey through the universe. As the self-doubting Daniel struggles to make his case, a budding relationship with the uninhibited Julia offers him a chance to finally feel alive.

Starring: Albert Brooks, Meryl Streep, Rip Torn, Lee Grant, Michael Durrell, Lillian Lehman, S. Scott Bullock, Buck Henry, James Eckhouse, Noley Thornton ..
Directed by: Albert Brooks
Release date: 1991-03-22
31.

What About Bob?

5.0
7.0/10 IMDB

Before going on vacation, self-involved psychiatrist Dr. Leo Marvin has the misfortune of taking on a new patient: Bob Wiley. An exemplar of neediness and a compendium of phobias, Bob follows Marvin to his family's country house. Dr. Marvin tries to get him to leave; the trouble is, everyone loves Bob. As his oblivious patient makes himself at home, Dr. Marvin loses his professional composure and, before long, may be ready for the loony bin himself.

Starring: Bill Murray, Richard Dreyfuss, Julie Hagerty, Charlie Korsmo, Kathryn Erbe, Tom Aldredge, Susan Willis, Roger Bowen, Fran Brill, Brian Reddy ..
Directed by: Frank Oz
Release date: 1991-05-17
32.

Slacker

5.0
7.0/10 IMDB

Austin, Texas, is an Eden for the young and unambitious, from the enthusiastically eccentric to the dangerously apathetic. Here, the nobly lazy can eschew responsibility in favor of nursing their esoteric obsessions. The locals include a backseat philosopher who passionately expounds on his dream theories to a seemingly comatose cabbie, a young woman who tries to hawk Madonna's Pap test to anyone who will listen and a kindly old anarchist looking for recruits.

Starring: Richard Linklater, Mark James, Jerry Delony, Rudy Basquez, Jean Caffeine, Jan Hockey, Stephan Hockey, Samuel Dietert, Bob Boyd, Terrence Kirk ..
Directed by: Richard Linklater
Release date: 1991-07-05
33.

Naked Lunch

5.0
6.9/10 IMDB

Blank-faced bug killer Bill Lee and his dead-eyed wife, Joan, like to get high on Bill's pest poisons while lounging with Beat poet pals. After meeting the devilish Dr. Benway, Bill gets a drug made from a centipede. Upon indulging, he accidentally kills Joan, takes orders from his typewriter-turned-cockroach, ends up in a constantly mutating Mediterranean city and learns that his hip friends have published his work -- which he doesn't remember writing.

Starring: Peter Weller, Judy Davis, Ian Holm, Julian Sands, Roy Scheider, Monique Mercure, Nicholas Campbell, Michael Zelniker, Louis Ferreira, Joseph Scoren ..
Directed by: David Cronenberg
Release date: 1991-12-27
34.

Shadows and Fog

4.9
6.7/10 IMDB

With a serial strangler on the loose, a bookkeeper wanders around town searching for the vigilante group intent on catching the killer.

Starring: Woody Allen, Kathy Bates, John Cusack, Mia Farrow, Jodie Foster, Fred Gwynne, John Malkovich, Julie Kavner, Madonna, Kenneth Mars ..
Directed by: Woody Allen
Release date: 1991-12-05
35.

The Prince of Tides

4.9
6.8/10 IMDB

A troubled man talks to his suicidal sister's psychiatrist about their family history and falls in love with her in the process.

Starring: Nick Nolte, Barbra Streisand, Blythe Danner, Kate Nelligan, Jeroen Krabbé, Melinda Dillon, George Carlin, Jason Gould, Nancy Moore Atchison, Brad Sullivan ..
Directed by: Barbra Streisand
Release date: 1991-12-25
36.

Frankie and Johnny

4.9
6.7/10 IMDB

When Johnny is released from prison following a forgery charge, he quickly lands a job as a short-order cook at a New York diner. Following a brief fling with waitress Cora, Frankie develops an attraction for Cora's friend and fellow waitress Frankie. While Frankie resists Johnny's charms initially, she eventually relents when her best friend, Tim, persuades her to give Johnny a chance.

Starring: Michelle Pfeiffer, Al Pacino, Hector Elizondo, Kate Nelligan, Nathan Lane, Harvey Miller, Jane Morris, Greg Lewis, Glenn Plummer, Al Fann ..
Directed by: Garry Marshall
Release date: 1991-10-11
Best Movies of 1991 : White Fang
37.

White Fang

4.9
6.7/10 IMDB

Jack London's classic adventure story about the friendship developed between a Yukon gold hunter and the mixed dog-wolf he rescues from the hands of a man who mistreats him.

Starring: Klaus Maria Brandauer, Ethan Hawke, Seymour Cassel, Susan Hogan, James Remar, Bill Moseley, Clint Youngreen, Pius Savage, Aaron Hotch, Charles Jimmie Sr. ..
Directed by: Randal Kleiser
Release date: 1991-01-18
38.

Dead Again

4.9
6.8/10 IMDB

In 1949 composer Roman Strauss is executed for the vicious murder of his wife Margaret with a pair of scissors. In 1990s Los Angeles a mute amnesiac woman shows up at an orphanage and private eye Mike Church is called in to investigate. Under hypnosis both the woman and Church seem to have a strange link back to the Strauss murder.

Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Derek Jacobi, Andy García, Robin Williams, Lois Hall, Emma Thompson, Wayne Knight, Hanna Schygulla, Campbell Scott, Christine Ebersole ..
Directed by: Kenneth Branagh
Release date: 1991-08-23
39.

Regarding Henry

4.9
6.7/10 IMDB

Respected lawyer, Henry Turner survives a convenience-store shooting only to find he has lost his memory, and has serious speech and mobility issues. After also losing his job—where he no longer 'fits in'—his loving wife and daughter give him all their love and support.

Starring: Harrison Ford, Annette Bening, Bill Nunn, Rebecca Miller, Bruce Altman, Elizabeth Wilson, Donald Moffat, James Rebhorn, Robin Bartlett, Michael Haley ..
Directed by: Mike Nichols
Release date: 1991-07-10
40.

Bugsy

4.8
6.8/10 IMDB

New York gangster Ben 'Bugsy' Siegel takes a brief business trip to Los Angeles. A sharp-dressing womanizer with a foul temper, Siegel doesn't hesitate to kill or maim anyone crossing him. In L.A. the life, the movies, and most of all strong-willed Virginia Hill detain him while his family wait back home. Then a trip to a run-down gambling joint at a spot in the desert known as Las Vegas gives him his big idea.

Starring: Warren Beatty, Annette Bening, Harvey Keitel, Ben Kingsley, Elliott Gould, Joe Mantegna, Bebe Neuwirth, Bill Graham, Lewis Van Bergen, Wendy Phillips ..
Directed by: Barry Levinson
Release date: 1991-12-10
41.

City Slickers

4.8
6.8/10 IMDB

Three New York businessmen decide to take a "Wild West" vacation that turns out not to be the relaxing vacation they had envisioned.

Starring: Billy Crystal, Daniel Stern, Bruno Kirby, Jack Palance, Patricia Wettig, Helen Slater, Noble Willingham, Tracey Walter, Josh Mostel, David Paymer ..
Directed by: Ron Underwood
Release date: 1991-06-07
42.

Grand Canyon

4.8
6.9/10 IMDB

Grand Canyon revolved around six residents from different backgrounds whose lives intertwine in modern-day Los Angeles. At the center of the film is the unlikely friendship of two men from different races and classes brought together when one finds himself in jeopardy in the other's rough neighborhood.

Starring: Danny Glover, Kevin Kline, Steve Martin, Mary McDonnell, Mary-Louise Parker, Alfre Woodard, Jeremy Sisto, Tina Lifford, Sarah Trigger, Marley Shelton ..
Directed by: Lawrence Kasdan
Release date: 1991-12-25
43.

New Jack City

4.8
6.6/10 IMDB

A gangster, Nino, is in the Cash Money Brothers, making a million dollars every week selling crack. A cop, Scotty, discovers that the only way to infiltrate the gang is to become a dealer himself.

Starring: Wesley Snipes, Ice-T, Allen Payne, Chris Rock, Mario Van Peebles, Michael Michele, Bill Nunn, Russell Wong, Bill Cobbs, Christopher Williams ..
Directed by: Mario Van Peebles
Release date: 1991-03-08
44.

Little Man Tate

4.8
6.6/10 IMDB

Dede is a sole parent trying to bring up her son Fred. When it is discovered that Fred is a genius, she is determined to ensure that Fred has all the opportunities that he needs, and that he is not taken advantage of by people who forget that his extremely powerful intellect is harboured in the body and emotions of a child.

Starring: Jodie Foster, Dianne Wiest, Adam Hann-Byrd, Harry Connick Jr., David Hyde Pierce, Debi Mazar, P.J. Ochlan, Michael Shulman, Celia Weston, George Plimpton ..
Directed by: Jodie Foster
Release date: 1991-09-06
45.

Jungle Fever

4.8
6.6/10 IMDB

A successful and married black man contemplates having an affair with a white girl from work. He's quite rightly worried that the racial difference would make an already taboo relationship even worse.

Starring: Wesley Snipes, Annabella Sciorra, John Turturro, Samuel L. Jackson, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Anthony Quinn, Spike Lee, Frank Vincent, Brad Dourif ..
Directed by: Spike Lee
Release date: 1991-06-07
46.

Toy Soldiers

4.8
6.6/10 IMDB

After federal agents arrest a drug czar and put him on trial, the cartel leader's vicious son storms a prep school and takes its students hostage. They rebel against the armed intruders and try to take back their academy by any means necessary.

Starring: Sean Astin, Wil Wheaton, George Perez, Keith Coogan, Andrew Divoff, R. Lee Ermey, Mason Adams, Denholm Elliott, Louis Gossett Jr., T.E. Russell ..
Directed by: Daniel Petrie Jr.
Release date: 1991-04-24
47.

Dutch

4.7
6.5/10 IMDB

To get to know his girlfriend's son, a man volunteers to pick him up from a prep school....only to learn that her son's not the nicest kid.

Starring: Ed O'Neill, Ethan Embry, JoBeth Williams, Christopher McDonald, Ari Meyers, Elizabeth Daily, L. Scott Caldwell, Kathleen Freeman, Mickey Jones ..
Directed by: Peter Faiman
Release date: 1991-07-19
48.

L.A. Story

4.7
6.7/10 IMDB

With the help of a talking freeway billboard, a "wacky weatherman" tries to win the heart of an English newspaper reporter, who is struggling to make sense of the strange world of early-90s Los Angeles.

Starring: Steve Martin, Sarah Jessica Parker, Victoria Tennant, Richard E. Grant, Marilu Henner, Susan Forristal, Sam McMurray, Patrick Stewart, Kevin Pollak, Chevy Chase ..
Directed by: Mick Jackson
Release date: 1991-02-08
49.

The People Under the Stairs

4.7
6.4/10 IMDB

Poindexter "Fool" Williams, his brother Leroy, and their family face eviction from their rented home in South Central Los Angeles. Their landlords are a greedy, uncaring couple who live in a mansion that's as huge as it is eerie. Leroy has a plan to burglarize the mansion, but what the boys find inside is not what they expected.

Starring: Brandon Quintin Adams, Everett McGill, Ving Rhames, A.J. Langer, Sean Whalen, Bill Cobbs, Kelly Jo Minter, Jeremy Roberts, Conni Marie Brazelton, Wendy Robie ..
Directed by: Wes Craven
Release date: 1991-11-01
50.

The Rocketeer

4.7
6.5/10 IMDB

A stunt pilot comes across a prototype jetpack that gives him the ability to fly. However, evil forces of the world also want this jetpack at any cost.

Starring: Billy Campbell, Jennifer Connelly, Alan Arkin, Timothy Dalton, Paul Sorvino, Terry O'Quinn, Ed Lauter, James Handy, Jon Polito, William Sanderson ..
Directed by: Joe Johnston
Release date: 1991-06-21

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