Best Movies of 1993

1.

Schindler's List

7.2
9.0/10 IMDB

The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.

Starring: Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley, Ralph Fiennes, Caroline Goodall, Jonathan Sagall, Embeth Davidtz, Malgorzata Gebel, Shmuel Levy, Mark Ivanir, Béatrice Macola ..
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Release date: 1993-12-15
2.

Jurassic Park

7.0
8.2/10 IMDB

A wealthy entrepreneur secretly creates a theme park featuring living dinosaurs drawn from prehistoric DNA. Before opening day, he invites a team of experts and his two eager grandchildren to experience the park and help calm anxious investors. However, the park is anything but amusing as the security systems go off-line and the dinosaurs escape.

Starring: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough, Bob Peck, Martin Ferrero, BD Wong, Joseph Mazzello, Ariana Richards, Samuel L. Jackson ..
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Release date: 1993-06-11
3.

In the Name of the Father

6.5
8.1/10 IMDB

A small time thief from Belfast, Gerry Conlon, is falsely implicated in the IRA bombing of a pub that kills several people while he is in London. He and his four friends are coerced by British police into confessing their guilt. Gerry's father and other relatives in London are also implicated in the crime. He spends fifteen years in prison with his father trying to prove his innocence.

Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Pete Postlethwaite, Emma Thompson, John Lynch, Corin Redgrave, Beatie Edney, John Benfield, Paterson Joseph, Marie Jones, Gerard McSorley ..
Directed by: Jim Sheridan
Release date: 1993-12-12
4.

The Nightmare Before Christmas

6.4
7.9/10 IMDB

Tired of scaring humans every October 31 with the same old bag of tricks, Jack Skellington, the spindly king of Halloween Town, kidnaps Santa Claus and plans to deliver shrunken heads and other ghoulish gifts to children on Christmas morning. But as Christmas approaches, Jack's rag-doll girlfriend, Sally, tries to foil his misguided plans.

Starring: Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon, Catherine O'Hara, William Hickey, Glenn Shadix, Paul Reubens, Ken Page, Edward Ivory, Kerry Katz, Carmen Twillie ..
Directed by: Henry Selick
Release date: 1993-10-09
5.

Carlito's Way

6.4
7.9/10 IMDB

A Puerto-Rican ex-con, just released from prison, pledges to stay away from drugs and violence despite the pressure around him, and lead a better life outside NYC.

Starring: Al Pacino, Sean Penn, Penelope Ann Miller, John Leguizamo, Ingrid Rogers, Luis Guzmán, Adrian Pasdar, Viggo Mortensen, James Rebhorn, Joseph Siravo ..
Directed by: Brian De Palma
Release date: 1993-11-10
6.

Groundhog Day

6.4
8.1/10 IMDB

A narcissistic TV weatherman, along with his attractive-but-distant producer, and his mawkish cameraman, is sent to report on Groundhog Day in the small town of Punxsutawney, where he finds himself repeating the same day over and over.

Starring: Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Chris Elliott, Stephen Tobolowsky, Brian Doyle-Murray, Angela Paton, Rick Ducommun, Rick Overton, Robin Duke, Willie Garson ..
Directed by: Harold Ramis
Release date: 1993-02-11
7.

A Bronx Tale

6.4
7.8/10 IMDB

Set in the Bronx during the tumultuous 1960s, an adolescent boy is torn between his honest, working-class father and a violent yet charismatic crime boss. Complicating matters is the youngster's growing attraction - forbidden in his neighborhood - for a beautiful black girl.

Starring: Robert De Niro, Chazz Palminteri, Lillo Brancato, Francis Capra, Taral Hicks, Kathrine Narducci, Clem Caserta, Alfred Sauchelli Jr., Frank Pietrangolare, Joe Pesci ..
Directed by: Robert De Niro
Release date: 1993-09-14
8.

Philadelphia

6.4
7.7/10 IMDB

Two competing lawyers join forces to sue a prestigious law firm for AIDS discrimination. As their unlikely friendship develops their courage overcomes the prejudice and corruption of their powerful adversaries.

Starring: Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Jason Robards, Mary Steenburgen, Antonio Banderas, Ron Vawter, Robert Ridgely, Charles Napier, Lisa Summerour, Obba Babatundé ..
Directed by: Jonathan Demme
Release date: 1993-12-22
9.

The Fugitive

6.4
7.8/10 IMDB

Wrongfully convicted of murdering his wife and sentenced to death, Richard Kimble escapes from the law in an attempt to find the real killer and clear his name.

Starring: Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones, Sela Ward, Julianne Moore, Joe Pantoliano, Andreas Katsulas, Jeroen Krabbé, Daniel Roebuck, L. Scott Caldwell, Ron Dean ..
Directed by: Andrew Davis
Release date: 1993-08-06
10.

True Romance

6.3
7.9/10 IMDB

Clarence marries hooker Alabama, steals cocaine from her pimp, and tries to sell it in Hollywood, while the owners of the coke try to reclaim it.

Starring: Christian Slater, Patricia Arquette, Michael Rapaport, Bronson Pinchot, Gary Oldman, Dennis Hopper, Christopher Walken, Brad Pitt, Tom Sizemore, Samuel L. Jackson ..
Directed by: Tony Scott
Release date: 1993-09-09
11.

Tombstone

6.3
7.8/10 IMDB

Legendary marshal Wyatt Earp, now a weary gunfighter, joins his brothers Morgan and Virgil to pursue their collective fortune in the thriving mining town of Tombstone. But Earp is forced to don a badge again and get help from his notorious pal Doc Holliday when a gang of renegade brigands and rustlers begins terrorizing the town.

Starring: Kurt Russell, Val Kilmer, Sam Elliott, Bill Paxton, Powers Boothe, Michael Biehn, Charlton Heston, Jason Priestley, Jon Tenney, Stephen Lang ..
Directed by: George P. Cosmatos
Release date: 1993-12-25
12.

What's Eating Gilbert Grape

6.3
7.7/10 IMDB

Gilbert Grape is a small-town young man with a lot of responsibility. Chief among his concerns are his mother, who is so overweight that she can't leave the house, and his mentally impaired younger brother, Arnie, who has a knack for finding trouble. Settled into a job at a grocery store and an ongoing affair with local woman Betty Carver, Gilbert finally has his life shaken up by the free-spirited Becky.

Starring: Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio, Juliette Lewis, Mary Steenburgen, Darlene Cates, Laura Harrington, Mary Kate Schellhardt, Kevin Tighe, John C. Reilly, Crispin Glover ..
Directed by: Lasse Hallström
Release date: 1993-12-17
13.

A Perfect World

6.1
7.5/10 IMDB

A kidnapped boy strikes up a friendship with his captor: an escaped convict on the run from the law, headed by an honorable U.S. Marshal.

Starring: Kevin Costner, Clint Eastwood, Laura Dern, T.J. Lowther, Bradley Whitford, Keith Szarabajka, Leo Burmester, Paul Hewitt, Ray McKinnon, Jennifer Griffin ..
Directed by: Clint Eastwood
Release date: 1993-11-24
14.

Dazed and Confused

6.1
7.6/10 IMDB

The adventures of a group of Texas teens on their last day of school in 1976, centering on student Randall Floyd, who moves easily among stoners, jocks and geeks. Floyd is a star athlete, but he also likes smoking weed, which presents a conundrum when his football coach demands he sign a "no drugs" pledge.

Starring: Jason London, Rory Cochrane, Wiley Wiggins, Sasha Jenson, Michelle Burke, Adam Goldberg, Marissa Ribisi, Anthony Rapp, Milla Jovovich, Matthew McConaughey ..
Directed by: Richard Linklater
Release date: 1993-09-24
15.

Falling Down

6.1
7.6/10 IMDB

An ordinary man frustrated with the various flaws he sees in society begins to psychotically and violently lash out against them.

Starring: Michael Douglas, Robert Duvall, Barbara Hershey, Rachel Ticotin, Frederic Forrest, Tuesday Weld, Raymond J. Barry, John Diehl, D.W. Moffett, Richard Montoya ..
Directed by: Joel Schumacher
Release date: 1993-02-26
16.

The Piano

6.1
7.5/10 IMDB

After a long voyage from Scotland, pianist Ada McGrath and her young daughter, Flora, are left with all their belongings, including a piano, on a New Zealand beach. Ada, who has been mute since childhood, has been sold into marriage to a local man named Alisdair Stewart. Making little attempt to warm up to Alisdair, Ada soon becomes intrigued by his Maori-friendly acquaintance, George Baines, leading to tense, life-altering conflicts.

Starring: Holly Hunter, Harvey Keitel, Sam Neill, Anna Paquin, Cliff Curtis, Kerry Walker, Tungia Baker, Ian Mune, Geneviève Lemon, Pete Smith ..
Directed by: Jane Campion
Release date: 1993-05-19
17.

Mrs. Doubtfire

6.0
7.1/10 IMDB

Loving but irresponsible dad Daniel Hillard, estranged from his exasperated spouse, is crushed by a court order allowing only weekly visits with his kids. When Daniel learns his ex needs a housekeeper, he gets the job -- disguised as an English nanny. Soon he becomes not only his children's best pal but the kind of parent he should have been from the start.

Starring: Robin Williams, Sally Field, Pierce Brosnan, Harvey Fierstein, Polly Holliday, Lisa Jakub, Matthew Lawrence, Mara Wilson, Robert Prosky, Anne Haney ..
Directed by: Chris Columbus
Release date: 1993-11-24
18.

In the Line of Fire

5.8
7.2/10 IMDB

Veteran Secret Service agent Frank Horrigan is a man haunted by his failure to save President Kennedy while serving protection detail in Dallas. Thirty years later, a man calling himself "Booth" threatens the life of the current President, forcing Horrigan to come back to protection detail to confront the ghosts from his past.

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Rene Russo, John Malkovich, Dylan McDermott, Gary Cole, Fred Dalton Thompson, Tobin Bell, John Mahoney, Gregory Alan Williams, Jim Curley ..
Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen
Release date: 1993-07-08
19.

The Wrong Trousers

5.7
8.3/10 IMDB

Wallace rents out Gromit's former bedroom to a penguin, who takes up an interest in the techno pants created by Wallace. However, Gromit later learns that the penguin is a wanted criminal.

Starring: Peter Sallis, Peter Hawkins ..
Directed by: Nick Park
Release date: 1993-12-17
20.

Cool Runnings

5.7
7.0/10 IMDB

When a Jamaican sprinter is disqualified from the Olympic Games, he enlists the help of a dishonored coach to start the first Jamaican bobsled team.

Starring: Leon, Doug E. Doug, Rawle D. Lewis, Malik Yoba, John Candy, Raymond J. Barry, Peter Outerbridge, Paul Coeur, Larry Gilman, Kristoffer Cooper ..
Directed by: Jon Turteltaub
Release date: 1993-10-01
21.

Alive

5.7
7.1/10 IMDB

The amazing, true story of a Uruguayan rugby team's plane that crashed in the middle of the Andes mountains, and their immense will to survive and pull through alive, forced to do anything and everything they could to stay alive on meager rations and through the freezing cold.

Starring: John Malkovich, Ethan Hawke, Vincent Spano, Josh Hamilton, Bruce Ramsay, John Newton, David Kriegel, Kevin Breznahan, Sam Behrens, Illeana Douglas ..
Directed by: Frank Marshall
Release date: 1993-01-15
22.

Hocus Pocus

5.7
6.9/10 IMDB

After 300 years of slumber, three sister witches are accidentally resurrected in Salem on Halloween night, and it is up to three kids and their newfound feline friend to put an end to the witches' reign of terror once and for all.

Starring: Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy, Omri Katz, Thora Birch, Vinessa Shaw, Jodie Rivera, Jason Marsden, Larry Bagby, Tobias Jelinek ..
Directed by: Kenny Ortega
Release date: 1993-07-16
23.

Bound by Honor

5.7
7.9/10 IMDB

Based on the true life experiences of poet Jimmy Santiago Baca, the film focuses on half-brothers Paco and Cruz, and their bi-racial cousin Miklo. It opens in 1972, as the three are members of an East L.A. gang known as the "Vatos Locos", and the story focuses on how a violent crime and the influence of narcotics alter their lives. Miklo is incarcerated and sent to San Quentin, where he makes a "home" for himself. Cruz becomes an exceptional artist, but a heroin addiction overcomes him with tragic results. Paco becomes a cop and an enemy to his "carnal", Miklo.

Starring: Damian Chapa, Jesse Borrego, Benjamin Bratt, Enrique Castillo, Victor Rivers, Delroy Lindo, Tom Towles, Carlos Carrasco, Teddy Wilson, Raymond Cruz ..
Directed by: Taylor Hackford
Release date: 1993-02-05
24.

Sleepless in Seattle

5.6
6.8/10 IMDB

Realising that his father Sam has still not come to terms with his wife Maggie's death, his eight-year-old son Jonah forces him to call a national radio talk show, with the hopes of finding him a companion

Starring: Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Bill Pullman, Ross Malinger, Rosie O'Donnell, Gaby Hoffmann, Victor Garber, Rita Wilson, Barbara Garrick, Rob Reiner ..
Directed by: Nora Ephron
Release date: 1993-06-24
25.

The Firm

5.6
6.8/10 IMDB

Mitch McDeere is a young man with a promising future in Law. About to sit his Bar exam, he is approached by 'The Firm' and made an offer he doesn't refuse. Seduced by the money and gifts showered on him, he is totally oblivious to the more sinister side of his company. Then, two Associates are murdered. The FBI contact him, asking him for information and suddenly his life is ruined. He has a choice - work with the FBI, or stay with the Firm. Either way he will lose his life as he knows it. Mitch figures the only way out is to follow his own plan...

Starring: Tom Cruise, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Gene Hackman, Holly Hunter, Ed Harris, Hal Holbrook, Jerry Hardin, David Strathairn, Terry Kinney, Wilford Brimley ..
Directed by: Sydney Pollack
Release date: 1993-06-30
26.

Addams Family Values

5.6
6.8/10 IMDB

Siblings Wednesday and Pugsley Addams will stop at nothing to get rid of Pubert, the new baby boy adored by parents Gomez and Morticia. Things go from bad to worse when the new "black widow" nanny, Debbie Jellinsky, launches her plan to add Fester to her collection of dead husbands.

Starring: Raul Julia, Anjelica Huston, Christopher Lloyd, Christina Ricci, Joan Cusack, Carel Struycken, Harriet Sansom Harris, Julie Halston, Carol Kane, Barry Sonnenfeld ..
Directed by: Barry Sonnenfeld
Release date: 1993-11-19
27.

Batman: Mask of the Phantasm

5.6
7.8/10 IMDB

When a powerful criminal, who is connected to Bruce Wayne's ex-girlfriend, blames the Dark Knight for killing a crime lord, Batman decides to fight against him.

Starring: Kevin Conroy, Mark Hamill, Dana Delany, Hart Bochner, Abe Vigoda, Stacy Keach, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Robert Costanzo, Bob Hastings, Dick Miller ..
Directed by: Bruce Timm, Eric Radomski
Release date: 1993-12-25
28.

The Sandlot

5.6
7.8/10 IMDB

During a summer of friendship and adventure, one boy becomes a part of the gang, nine boys become a team and their leader becomes a legend by confronting the terrifying mystery beyond the right field wall.

Starring: Tom Guiry, Mike Vitar, James Earl Jones, Patrick Renna, Chauncey Leopardi, Marley Shelton, Daniel Zacapa, Herb Muller, Karen Allen, Denis Leary ..
Directed by: David Mickey Evans
Release date: 1993-04-07
29.

Demolition Man

5.5
6.7/10 IMDB

Simon Phoenix, a violent criminal cryogenically frozen in 1996, escapes during a parole hearing in 2032 in the utopia of San Angeles. Police are incapable of dealing with his violent ways and turn to his captor, who had also been cryogenically frozen after being wrongfully accused of killing 30 innocent people while apprehending Phoenix.

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Wesley Snipes, Sandra Bullock, Nigel Hawthorne, Benjamin Bratt, Denis Leary, Bob Gunton, Glenn Shadix, Pat Skipper, Steve Kahan ..
Directed by: Marco Brambilla
Release date: 1993-10-08
30.

The Remains of the Day

5.5
7.8/10 IMDB

A rule bound head butler's world of manners and decorum in the household he maintains is tested by the arrival of a housekeeper who falls in love with him in post-WWI Britain. The possibility of romance and his master's cultivation of ties with the Nazi cause challenge his carefully maintained veneer of servitude.

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson, James Fox, Christopher Reeve, Hugh Grant, Peter Vaughan, Ben Chaplin, Paula Jacobs, Patrick Godfrey, Michael Lonsdale ..
Directed by: James Ivory
Release date: 1993-11-05
31.

The Pelican Brief

5.5
6.6/10 IMDB

Two Supreme Court Justices have been assassinated. One lone law student has stumbled upon the truth. An investigative journalist wants her story. Everybody else wants her dead.

Starring: Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington, Sam Shepard, John Heard, Tony Goldwyn, James B. Sikking, William Atherton, Robert Culp, Stanley Tucci, Hume Cronyn ..
Directed by: Alan J. Pakula
Release date: 1993-09-17
32.

Menace II Society

5.5
7.5/10 IMDB

A young street hustler attempts to escape the rigors and temptations of the ghetto in a quest for a better life.

Starring: Tyrin Turner, Larenz Tate, Glenn Plummer, Jada Pinkett Smith, Samuel L. Jackson, June Kyoto Lu, Toshi Toda, Reginald Ballard, Khandi Alexander, Jullian Roy Doster ..
Directed by: Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes
Release date: 1993-05-26
33.

Cliffhanger

5.5
6.5/10 IMDB

A year after losing his friend in a tragic 4,000-foot fall, former ranger Gabe Walker and his partner, Hal, are called to return to the same peak to rescue a group of stranded climbers, only to learn the climbers are actually thieving hijackers who are looking for boxes full of money.

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, John Lithgow, Michael Rooker, Janine Turner, Rex Linn, Caroline Goodall, Leon, Craig Fairbrass, Gregory Scott Cummins, Denis Forest ..
Directed by: Renny Harlin
Release date: 1993-05-28
34.

Robin Hood: Men in Tights

5.4
6.7/10 IMDB

Robin Hood comes home after fighting in the Crusades to learn that the noble King Richard is in exile and that the despotic King John now rules England, with the help of the Sheriff of Rottingham. Robin Hood assembles a band of fellow patriots to do battle with King John and the Sheriff.

Starring: Cary Elwes, Dom DeLuise, Roger Rees, Dave Chappelle, Eric Allan Kramer, Patrick Stewart, Megan Cavanagh, Richard Lewis, Isaac Hayes, Amy Yasbeck ..
Directed by: Mel Brooks
Release date: 1993-07-28
35.

Short Cuts

5.4
7.7/10 IMDB

Many loosely connected characters cross paths in this film, based on the stories of Raymond Carver. Waitress Doreen Piggot accidentally runs into a boy with her car. Soon after walking away, the child lapses into a coma. While at the hospital, the boy's grandfather tells his son, Howard, about his past affairs. Meanwhile, a baker starts harassing the family when they fail to pick up the boy's birthday cake.

Starring: Julianne Moore, Andie MacDowell, Tim Robbins, Jack Lemmon, Anne Archer, Bruce Davison, Zane Cassidy, Matthew Modine, Fred Ward, Jennifer Jason Leigh ..
Directed by: Robert Altman
Release date: 1993-09-05
36.

The Joy Luck Club

5.4
7.7/10 IMDB

Through a series of flashbacks, four Chinese women born in America and their respective mothers born in feudal China explore their pasts.

Starring: Ming-Na Wen, Lauren Tom, Tamlyn Tomita, Rosalind Chao, Ki?u Chinh, France Nuyen, Tsai Chin, Lisa Lu, Chao Li Chi, Victor Wong ..
Directed by: Wayne Wang
Release date: 1993-09-08
37.

Rudy

5.4
7.5/10 IMDB

Rudy grew up in a steel mill town where most people ended up working, but wanted to play football at Notre Dame instead. There were only a couple of problems. His grades were a little low, his athletic skills were poor, and he was only half the size of the other players. But he had the drive and the spirit of 5 people and has set his sights upon joining the team.

Starring: Sean Astin, Jon Favreau, Ned Beatty, Greta Lind, Scott Benjaminson, Mary Ann Thebus, Charles S. Dutton, Lili Taylor, Christopher Reed, Deborah Wittenberg ..
Directed by: David Anspaugh
Release date: 1993-09-17
38.

Naked

5.4
7.7/10 IMDB

An unemployed Brit vents his rage on unsuspecting strangers as he embarks on a nocturnal London odyssey.

Starring: David Thewlis, Lesley Sharp, Katrin Cartlidge, Greg Cruttwell, Claire Skinner, Peter Wight, Ewen Bremner, Susan Vidler, Deborah Maclaren, Gina McKee ..
Directed by: Mike Leigh
Release date: 1993-09-14
39.

Hot Shots! Part Deux

5.4
6.6/10 IMDB

Topper Harley is found to be working as an odd-job-man in a monastery. The CIA want him to lead a rescue mission into Iraq, to rescue the last rescue team, who went in to rescue the last rescue team—who went in to rescue hostages left behind after Desert Storm.

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Lloyd Bridges, Valeria Golino, Richard Crenna, Rowan Atkinson, Miguel Ferrer, Brenda Bakke, Jerry Haleva, David Wohl, Mitchell Ryan ..
Directed by: Jim Abrahams
Release date: 1993-05-21
40.

Last Action Hero

5.3
6.4/10 IMDB

Following the death of his father, young Danny Madigan takes comfort in watching action movies featuring the indestructible Los Angeles cop Jack Slater. After being given a magic ticket by theater manager Nick, Danny is sucked into the screen and bonds with Slater. When evil fictional villain Benedict gets his hands on the ticket and enters the real world, Danny and Jack must follow and stop him.

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Austin O'Brien, F. Murray Abraham, Art Carney, Charles Dance, Frank McRae, Tom Noonan, Anthony Quinn, Mercedes Ruehl, Robert Prosky ..
Directed by: John McTiernan
Release date: 1993-06-18
41.

Searching for Bobby Fischer

5.3
7.4/10 IMDB

A prepubescent chess prodigy refuses to harden himself in order to become a champion like the famous but unlikable Bobby Fischer.

Starring: Max Pomeranc, Joe Mantegna, Joan Allen, Ben Kingsley, Laurence Fishburne, Michael Nirenberg, Robert Stephens, David Paymer, Hal Scardino, Vasek Simek ..
Directed by: Steven Zaillian
Release date: 1993-08-13
42.

Gettysburg

5.3
7.6/10 IMDB

In the summer of 1863, General Robert E. Lee leads the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia into Gettysburg, Pennsylvania with the goal of marching through to Washington, D.C. The Union Army of the Potomac, under the command of General George G. Meade, forms a defensive position to confront the rebel forces in what will prove to be the decisive battle of the American Civil War.

Starring: Jeff Daniels, Tom Berenger, Martin Sheen, Sam Elliott, Stephen Lang, Richard Jordan, Andrew Prine, Cooper Huckabee, Patrick Gorman, Bo Brinkman ..
Directed by: Ronald F. Maxwell
Release date: 1993-10-08
43.

Manhattan Murder Mystery

5.3
7.3/10 IMDB

A middle-aged couple suspects foul play when their neighbor's wife suddenly drops dead.

Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Jerry Adler, Alan Alda, Anjelica Huston, Lynn Cohen, Melanie Norris, Zach Braff, Joy Behar, Ron Rifkin ..
Directed by: Woody Allen
Release date: 1993-05-02
44.

This Boy's Life

5.3
7.3/10 IMDB

When a son and mother move to Seattle in hopes for a better life, the mother meets a seemingly polite man. Things go south when the man turns out to be abusive, endangering their lives. As the mother struggles to maintain hope in an impossible situation, the son has plans to escape.

Starring: Robert De Niro, Leonardo DiCaprio, Ellen Barkin, Chris Cooper, Jonah Blechman, Eliza Dushku, Carla Gugino, Tobey Maguire, Tracey Ellis, Robert Zameroski ..
Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones
Release date: 1993-04-09
45.

The Secret Garden

5.2
7.3/10 IMDB

A young British girl born and reared in India loses her neglectful parents in an earthquake. She is returned to England to live at her uncle's castle. Her uncle is very distant due to the loss of his wife ten years before. Neglected once again, she begins exploring the estate and discovers a garden that has been locked and neglected. Aided by one of the servants' boys, she begins restoring the garden, and eventually discovers some other secrets of the manor.

Starring: Kate Maberly, Heydon Prowse, Andrew Knott, Maggie Smith, Irène Jacob, Laura Crossley, John Lynch, Walter Sparrow, Frank Baker, Valerie Hill ..
Directed by: Agnieszka Holland
Release date: 1993-08-13
46.

Shadowlands

5.2
7.4/10 IMDB

C.S. Lewis, a world-renowned writer and professor, leads a passionless life until he meets spirited poet Joy Gresham.

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Debra Winger, John Wood, Julian Fellowes, Roddy Maude-Roxby, Michael Denison, Tim McMullan, Edward Hardwicke, James Frain, Robert Flemyng ..
Directed by: Richard Attenborough
Release date: 1993-12-25
47.

What's Love Got to Do with It

5.2
7.3/10 IMDB

What's Love Got to Do with It is a 1993 American biographical film directed by Brian Gibson, based on the life of Tina Turner. The film stars Angela Bassett as Tina Turner and Laurence Fishburne as Ike Turner. The screenplay was adapted by Kate Lanier from the book I, Tina co-written by Turner with Kurt Loder. Both Ike and Tina assigned rights to Lanier for their lives to be dramatized in the film. The film's soundtrack featured the hit song "I Don't Wanna Fight", which went to number one in seven countries.

Starring: Angela Bassett, Laurence Fishburne, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Rae'Ven Larrymore Kelly, Virginia Capers, Khandi Alexander, Jenifer Lewis, Chi McBride, Tina Turner, Barry Shabaka Henley ..
Directed by: Brian Gibson
Release date: 1993-06-09
48.

Much Ado About Nothing

5.2
7.3/10 IMDB

In this Shakespearean farce, Hero and her groom-to-be, Claudio, team up with Claudio's commanding officer, Don Pedro, the week before their wedding to hatch a matchmaking scheme. Their targets are sharp-witted duo Benedick and Beatrice -- a tough task indeed, considering their corresponding distaste for love and each other. Meanwhile, meddling Don John plots to ruin the wedding.

Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Richard Briers, Michael Keaton, Robert Sean Leonard, Keanu Reeves, Emma Thompson, Denzel Washington, Kate Beckinsale, Jimmy Yuill, Brian Blessed ..
Directed by: Kenneth Branagh
Release date: 1993-05-07
49.

The Age of Innocence

5.2
7.2/10 IMDB

Tale of 19th century New York high society in which a young lawyer falls in love with a woman separated from her husband, while he is engaged to the woman's cousin.

Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Michelle Pfeiffer, Winona Ryder, Alexis Smith, Geraldine Chaplin, Jonathan Pryce, Linda Faye Farkas, Michael Rees Davis, Terry Cook, Jon Garrison ..
Directed by: Martin Scorsese
Release date: 1993-09-10
50.

Benny & Joon

5.2
7.1/10 IMDB

A mentally ill young woman finds her love in an eccentric man who models himself after Buster Keaton.

Starring: Johnny Depp, Mary Stuart Masterson, Aidan Quinn, Julianne Moore, Oliver Platt, CCH Pounder, Dan Hedaya, Joe Grifasi, William H. Macy, Liane Curtis ..
Directed by: Jeremiah S. Chechik
Release date: 1993-04-16

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