Best Movies of 1994

1.

The Shawshank Redemption

7.3
9.3/10 IMDB

Framed in the 1940s for the double murder of his wife and her lover, upstanding banker Andy Dufresne begins a new life at the Shawshank prison, where he puts his accounting skills to work for an amoral warden. During his long stretch in prison, Dufresne comes to be admired by the other inmates -- including an older prisoner named Red -- for his integrity and unquenchable sense of hope.

Starring: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, Clancy Brown, Mark Rolston, James Whitmore, Gil Bellows, William Sadler, Jeffrey DeMunn, Larry Brandenburg ..
Directed by: Frank Darabont
Release date: 1994-09-23
2.

Forrest Gump

7.3
8.8/10 IMDB

A man with a low IQ has accomplished great things in his life and been present during significant historic events—in each case, far exceeding what anyone imagined he could do. But despite all he has achieved, his one true love eludes him.

Starring: Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Mykelti Williamson, Sally Field, Michael Conner Humphreys, Hanna Hall, Haley Joel Osment, Siobhan Fallon Hogan, Afemo Omilami ..
Directed by: Robert Zemeckis
Release date: 1994-06-23
3.

Pulp Fiction

7.2
8.9/10 IMDB

A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster's moll and a washed-up boxer converge in this sprawling, comedic crime caper. Their adventures unfurl in three stories that ingeniously trip back and forth in time.

Starring: John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, Uma Thurman, Bruce Willis, Ving Rhames, Harvey Keitel, Eric Stoltz, Tim Roth, Amanda Plummer, Maria de Medeiros ..
Directed by: Quentin Tarantino
Release date: 1994-09-10
4.

The Lion King

7.1
8.5/10 IMDB

A young lion prince is cast out of his pride by his cruel uncle, who claims he killed his father. While the uncle rules with an iron paw, the prince grows up beyond the Savannah, living by a philosophy: No worries for the rest of your days. But when his past comes to haunt him, the young prince must decide his fate: Will he remain an outcast or face his demons and become what he needs to be?

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Jonathan Taylor Thomas, James Earl Jones, Jeremy Irons, Moira Kelly, Niketa Calame, Ernie Sabella, Nathan Lane, Robert Guillaume, Rowan Atkinson ..
Directed by: Roger Allers, Rob Minkoff
Release date: 1994-06-23
5.

Léon: The Professional

6.9
8.5/10 IMDB

Léon, the top hit man in New York, has earned a rep as an effective "cleaner". But when his next-door neighbors are wiped out by a loose-cannon DEA agent, he becomes the unwilling custodian of 12-year-old Mathilda. Before long, Mathilda's thoughts turn to revenge, and she considers following in Léon's footsteps.

Starring: Jean Reno, Natalie Portman, Gary Oldman, Danny Aiello, Peter Appel, Michael Badalucco, Ellen Greene, Elizabeth Regen, Carl J. Matusovich, Eric Challier ..
Directed by: Luc Besson, Woody Allen, Roman Polanski
Release date: 1994-09-14
6.

Ed Wood

6.3
7.8/10 IMDB

The mostly true story of the legendary "worst director of all time", who, with the help of his strange friends, filmed countless B-movies without ever becoming famous or successful.

Starring: Johnny Depp, Martin Landau, Sarah Jessica Parker, Patricia Arquette, Jeffrey Jones, G. D. Spradlin, Vincent D'Onofrio, Bill Murray, Mike Starr, Max Casella ..
Directed by: Tim Burton
Release date: 1994-09-27
7.

Interview with the Vampire

6.2
7.5/10 IMDB

A vampire relates his epic life story of love, betrayal, loneliness, and dark hunger to an over-curious reporter.

Starring: Brad Pitt, Tom Cruise, Kirsten Dunst, Antonio Banderas, Christian Slater, Stephen Rea, Thandiwe Newton, Domiziana Giordano, Sara Stockbridge, Indra Ové ..
Directed by: Neil Jordan
Release date: 1994-11-11
8.

Clerks

6.2
7.7/10 IMDB

Convenience and video store clerks Dante and Randal are sharp-witted, potty-mouthed and bored out of their minds. So in between needling customers, the counter jockeys play hockey on the roof, visit a funeral home and deal with their love lives.

Starring: Brian O'Halloran, Jeff Anderson, Jason Mewes, Kevin Smith, Lisa Spoonauer, Marilyn Ghigliotti, Scott Mosier, Walt Flanagan, Scott Schiaffo, David Klein ..
Directed by: Kevin Smith
Release date: 1994-09-13
9.

The Crow

6.1
7.5/10 IMDB

Exactly one year after young rock guitarist Eric Draven and his fiancée are brutally killed by a ruthless gang of criminals, Draven—watched over by a hypnotic crow—returns from the grave to exact revenge.

Starring: Brandon Lee, Rochelle Davis, Ernie Hudson, Michael Wincott, Bai Ling, Sofia Shinas, Anna Levine, David Patrick Kelly, Angel David, Laurence Mason ..
Directed by: Alex Proyas
Release date: 1994-05-11
10.

Legends of the Fall

6.1
7.5/10 IMDB

An epic tale of three brothers and their father living in the remote wilderness of 1900s USA and how their lives are affected by nature, history, war, and love.

Starring: Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Aidan Quinn, Julia Ormond, Henry Thomas, Karina Lombard, Gordon Tootoosis, John Novak, Robert Wisden, David Kaye ..
Directed by: Edward Zwick
Release date: 1994-12-16
11.

True Lies

6.1
7.3/10 IMDB

A fearless, globe-trotting, terrorist-battling secret agent has his life turned upside down when he discovers his wife might be having an affair with a used car salesman while terrorists smuggle nuclear war heads into the United States.

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tom Arnold, Bill Paxton, Tia Carrere, Art Malik, Eliza Dushku, Grant Heslov, Charlton Heston, Marshall Manesh ..
Directed by: James Cameron
Release date: 1994-07-15
12.

Speed

6.0
7.3/10 IMDB

Los Angeles SWAT cop Jack Traven is up against bomb expert Howard Payne, who's after major ransom money. First it's a rigged elevator in a very tall building. Then it's a rigged bus--if it slows, it will blow, bad enough any day, but a nightmare in LA traffic. And that's still not the end.

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Dennis Hopper, Sandra Bullock, Joe Morton, Jeff Daniels, Alan Ruck, Glenn Plummer, Richard Lineback, Beth Grant, Hawthorne James ..
Directed by: Jan de Bont
Release date: 1994-06-09
13.

Stargate

5.9
7.0/10 IMDB

An interstellar teleportation device, found in Egypt, leads to a planet with humans resembling ancient Egyptians who worship the god Ra.

Starring: Kurt Russell, James Spader, Jaye Davidson, Viveca Lindfors, Alexis Cruz, Mili Avital, Leon Rippy, John Diehl, French Stewart, Carlos Lauchu ..
Directed by: Roland Emmerich
Release date: 1994-10-27
14.

Natural Born Killers

5.9
7.2/10 IMDB

Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media.

Starring: Woody Harrelson, Juliette Lewis, Robert Downey Jr., Tommy Lee Jones, Tom Sizemore, Rodney Dangerfield, Edie McClurg, Russell Means, Maria Pitillo, Sean Stone ..
Directed by: Oliver Stone
Release date: 1994-08-25
15.

Hoop Dreams

5.8
8.3/10 IMDB

Every school day, African-American teenagers William Gates and Arthur Agee travel 90 minutes each way from inner-city Chicago to St. Joseph High School in Westchester, Illinois, a predominately white suburban school well-known for the excellence of its basketball program. Gates and Agee dream of NBA stardom, and with the support of their close-knit families, they battle the social and physical obstacles that stand in their way. This acclaimed documentary was shot over the course of five years.

Starring: William Gates, Arthur Agee, Steve James, Dick Vitale, Bob Knight, Spike Lee, Isiah Thomas ..
Directed by: Steve James
Release date: 1994-09-12
16.

Maverick

5.8
7.0/10 IMDB

Maverick is a gambler who would rather con someone than fight them, and needs an additional three thousand dollars in order to enter a winner-takes-all poker game that begins in a few days, so he joins forces with a woman gambler with a marvellous southern accent, and the two try and enter the game.

Starring: Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster, James Garner, Graham Greene, Alfred Molina, James Coburn, Dub Taylor, Geoffrey Lewis, Paul L. Smith, Dan Hedaya ..
Directed by: Richard Donner
Release date: 1994-05-20
17.

Dumb and Dumber

5.8
7.3/10 IMDB

Lloyd and Harry are two men whose stupidity is really indescribable. When Mary, a beautiful woman, loses an important suitcase with money before she leaves for Aspen, the two friends (who have found the suitcase) decide to return it to her. After some "adventures" they finally get to Aspen where, using the lost money they live it up and fight for Mary's heart.

Starring: Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Lauren Holly, Teri Garr, Mike Starr, Karen Duffy, Charles Rocket, Victoria Rowell, Brady Bluhm, Cam Neely ..
Directed by: Peter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly
Release date: 1994-12-16
18.

Four Weddings and a Funeral

5.8
7.1/10 IMDB

Over the course of five social occasions, a committed bachelor must consider the notion that he may have discovered love.

Starring: Hugh Grant, Andie MacDowell, James Fleet, Simon Callow, John Hannah, Kristin Scott Thomas, David Bower, Charlotte Coleman, Rowan Atkinson, Anna Chancellor ..
Directed by: Mike Newell
Release date: 1994-03-09
19.

The Mask

5.7
6.9/10 IMDB

When timid bank clerk Stanley Ipkiss discovers a magical mask containing the spirit of the Norse god Loki, his entire life changes. While wearing the mask, Ipkiss becomes a supernatural playboy exuding charm and confidence which allows him to catch the eye of local nightclub singer Tina Carlyle. Unfortunately, under the mask's influence, Ipkiss also robs a bank, which angers junior crime lord Dorian Tyrell, whose goons get blamed for the heist.

Starring: Jim Carrey, Cameron Diaz, Nancy Fish, Tim Bagley, Johnny Williams, Peter Riegert, Peter Greene, Amy Yasbeck, Richard Jeni, Orestes Matacena ..
Directed by: Chuck Russell
Release date: 1994-07-29
20.

Crumb

5.7
8.0/10 IMDB

This movie chronicles the life and times of R. Crumb. Robert Crumb is the cartoonist/artist who drew Keep On Truckin', Fritz the Cat, and played a major pioneering role in the genesis of underground comix. Through interviews with his mother, two brothers, wife, and ex-girlfriends, as well as selections from his vast quantity of graphic art, we are treated to a darkly comic ride through one man's subconscious mind.

Starring: Robert Crumb, Aline Kominsky, Charles Crumb, Maxon Crumb, Martin Muller, Robert Hughes ..
Directed by: Terry Zwigoff
Release date: 1994-09-10
21.

Clear and Present Danger

5.7
6.9/10 IMDB

CIA Analyst Jack Ryan is drawn into an illegal war fought by the US government against a Colombian drug cartel.

Starring: Harrison Ford, Willem Dafoe, Anne Archer, Joaquim de Almeida, Henry Czerny, Harris Yulin, Donald Moffat, Miguel Sandoval, Benjamin Bratt, Raymond Cruz ..
Directed by: Phillip Noyce
Release date: 1994-08-03
22.

Once Were Warriors

5.6
7.9/10 IMDB

A drama about a Maori family living in Auckland, New Zealand. Lee Tamahori tells the story of Beth Heke’s strong will to keep her family together during times of unemployment and abuse from her violent and alcoholic husband.

Starring: Rena Owen, Temuera Morrison, Mamaengaroa Kerr-Bell, Julian Arahanga, Taungaroa Emile, Rachael Morris Jr., Joseph Kairau, Cliff Curtis, Pete Smith, George Henare ..
Directed by: Lee Tamahori
Release date: 1994-09-02
23.

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective

5.5
6.9/10 IMDB

He's Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. Jim Carrey is on the case to find the Miami Dolphins' missing mascot and quarterback Dan Marino. He goes eyeball to eyeball with a man-eating shark, stakes out the Miami Dolphins and woos and wows the ladies. Whether he's undercover, under fire or underwater, he always gets his man… or beast!

Starring: Jim Carrey, Sean Young, Courteney Cox, Tone Loc, Dan Marino, Noble Willingham, Troy Evans, Raynor Scheine, Udo Kier, Frank Adonis ..
Directed by: Tom Shadyac
Release date: 1994-02-04
24.

Star Trek: Generations

5.4
6.6/10 IMDB

Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the crew of the Enterprise-D find themselves at odds with the renegade scientist Soran who is destroying entire star systems. Only one man can help Picard stop Soran's scheme...and he's been dead for seventy-eight years.

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn, Gates McFadden, Marina Sirtis, William Shatner, James Doohan, Walter Koenig ..
Directed by: David Carson
Release date: 1994-11-18
Best Movies of 1994 : Quiz Show
25.

Quiz Show

5.4
7.5/10 IMDB

Lawyer Richard Goodwin discovers that 'Twenty-One', a successful TV quiz show, is rigged and decides to expose the team behind the show.

Starring: John Turturro, Rob Morrow, Ralph Fiennes, Paul Scofield, David Paymer, Hank Azaria, Christopher McDonald, Johann Carlo, Elizabeth Wilson, Allan Rich ..
Directed by: Robert Redford
Release date: 1994-08-25
26.

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

5.4
7.5/10 IMDB

Two drag queens and a transgender woman contract to perform a drag show at a resort in Alice Springs, a town in the remote Australian desert. As they head west from Sydney aboard their lavender bus, Priscilla, the three friends come to the forefront of a comedy of errors, encountering a number of strange characters, as well as incidents of homophobia, whilst widening comfort zones and finding new horizons.

Starring: Terence Stamp, Hugo Weaving, Guy Pearce, Bill Hunter, Sarah Chadwick, June Marie Bennett, Rebel Penfold-Russell, John Casey, Murray Davies, Frank Cornelius ..
Directed by: Stephan Elliott
Release date: 1994-05-31
27.

The Santa Clause

5.4
6.5/10 IMDB

Scott Calvin is an ordinary man, who accidentally causes Santa Claus to fall from his roof on Christmas Eve and is knocked unconscious. When he and his young son finish Santa's trip and deliveries, they go to the North Pole, where Scott learns he must become the new Santa and convince those he loves that he is indeed, Father Christmas.

Starring: Tim Allen, Judge Reinhold, Wendy Crewson, David Krumholtz, Peter Boyle, Eric Lloyd, Paige Tamada, Larry Brandenburg, Jayne Eastwood, Kenny Vadas ..
Directed by: John Pasquin
Release date: 1994-11-11
28.

Little Women

5.3
7.3/10 IMDB

With their father away as a chaplain in the Civil War, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy grow up with their mother in somewhat reduced circumstances. They are a close family who inevitably have their squabbles and tragedies. But the bond holds even when, later, male friends start to become a part of the household.

Starring: Winona Ryder, Trini Alvarado, Claire Danes, Kirsten Dunst, Samantha Mathis, Susan Sarandon, Christian Bale, Gabriel Byrne, Eric Stoltz, John Neville ..
Directed by: Gillian Armstrong
Release date: 1994-12-21
29.

Naked Gun 33?: The Final Insult

5.3
6.5/10 IMDB

Frank Drebin is persuaded out of retirement to go undercover in a state prison. There he has to find out what top terrorist, Rocco, has planned for when he escapes. Adding to his problems, Frank's wife, Jane, is desperate for a baby.

Starring: Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, George Kennedy, O.J. Simpson, Fred Ward, Kathleen Freeman, Anna Nicole Smith, Doris Belack, Nigel Gibbs, Andre Rosey Brown ..
Directed by: Peter Segal
Release date: 1994-03-18
30.

Fresh

5.3
7.5/10 IMDB

Michael is a 12-year-old drug pusher who lives in a crowded house with his cousins and aunt. His father has become a street bum, but still meets with Fresh on occasion to play chess. Fresh is rather quiet in a crazy world. Fresh's sister is a junkie who sleeps with the dealers that Fresh sells for. As the story progresses Fresh realizes that he doesn't want to sell drugs anymore, he wants revenge.

Starring: Sean Nelson, Giancarlo Esposito, Samuel L. Jackson, N'Bushe Wright, Ron Brice, Jean-Claude La Marre, José Zúñiga, Luis Lantigua, Yul Vazquez, Cheryl Freeman ..
Directed by: Boaz Yakin
Release date: 1994-06-15
31.

New Nightmare

5.3
6.4/10 IMDB

As Heather Langenkamp considers making another Nightmare on Elm Street film with Wes Craven, her son, Dylan, falls under the spell of the iconic disfigured villain Freddy Krueger. Eventually, Langenkamp must confront Freddy's demonic spirit to save the soul of Dylan.

Starring: Heather Langenkamp, Robert Englund, Miko Hughes, Wes Craven, David Newsom, Tracy Middendorf, John Saxon, JF Davis, Matt Winston, Rob LaBelle ..
Directed by: Wes Craven
Release date: 1994-10-13
32.

Heavenly Creatures

5.2
7.3/10 IMDB

Wealthy and precocious teenager Juliet transfers from England to New Zealand with her family, and soon befriends the quiet, brooding Pauline through their shared love of fantasy and literature. When their parents begin to suspect that their increasingly intense and obsessive bond is becoming unhealthy, the girls hatch a dark plan for those who threaten to keep them apart.

Starring: Melanie Lynskey, Kate Winslet, Sarah Peirse, Simon O'Connor, Diana Kent, Clive Merrison, Jed Brophy, Peter Elliott, Gilbert Goldie, Geoffrey Heath ..
Directed by: Peter Jackson
Release date: 1994-09-12
33.

The Hudsucker Proxy

5.2
7.2/10 IMDB

A naive business graduate is installed as president of a manufacturing company as part of a stock scam.

Starring: Tim Robbins, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Paul Newman, Charles Durning, John Mahoney, Jim True-Frost, Bill Cobbs, Bruce Campbell, Harry Bugin, Joe Grifasi ..
Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Release date: 1994-03-11
34.

Bullets Over Broadway

5.2
7.4/10 IMDB

After young playwright, David Shayne obtains funding for his play from gangster Nick Valenti, Nick's girlfriend Olive miraculously lands the role of a psychiatrist—but not only is she a bimbo who could never pass for a psychiatrist—she's a dreadful actress. David puts up with the leading man who is a compulsive eater, the grand dame who wants her part jazzed up, and Olive's interfering hitman/bodyguard—but, eventually he must decide whether art or life is more important.

Starring: John Cusack, Dianne Wiest, Jennifer Tilly, Chazz Palminteri, Mary-Louise Parker, Jack Warden, Rob Reiner, Tracey Ullman, Joe Viterelli, Jim Broadbent ..
Directed by: Woody Allen
Release date: 1994-10-14
35.

Immortal Beloved

5.2
7.4/10 IMDB

A chronicle of the life of infamous classical composer Ludwig van Beethoven and his painful struggle with hearing loss. Following Beethoven's death in 1827, his assistant, Schindler, searches for an elusive woman referred to in the composer's love letters as "immortal beloved." As Schindler solves the mystery, a series of flashbacks reveal Beethoven's transformation from passionate young man to troubled musical genius.

Starring: Gary Oldman, Jeroen Krabbé, Isabella Rossellini, Johanna ter Steege, Marco Hofschneider, Miriam Margolyes, Barry Humphries, Valeria Golino, Gerard Horan, Christopher Fulford ..
Directed by: Bernard Rose
Release date: 1994-12-16
36.

Muriel's Wedding

5.2
7.2/10 IMDB

A young social outcast in Australia steals money from her parents to finance a vacation where she hopes to find happiness, and perhaps love.

Starring: Toni Collette, Bill Hunter, Rachel Griffiths, Sophie Lee, Roz Hammond, Belinda Jarrett, Pippa Grandison, Jeanie Drynan, Dan Wyllie, Gabby Millgate ..
Directed by: P.J. Hogan
Release date: 1994-09-29
37.

Death and the Maiden

5.2
7.3/10 IMDB

A political activist is convinced that her guest is a man who once tortured her for the government.

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Ben Kingsley, Stuart Wilson, Krystia Mova, Jonathan Vega, Rodolphe Vega, Gilberto Cortés, Jorge Cruz, Carlos Moreno, Eduardo Valenzuela ..
Directed by: Roman Polanski
Release date: 1994-05-04
38.

The Madness of King George

5.1
7.2/10 IMDB

Aging King George III of England is exhibiting signs of madness, a problem little understood in 1788. As the monarch alternates between bouts of confusion and near-violent outbursts of temper, his hapless doctors attempt the ineffectual cures of the day. Meanwhile, Queen Charlotte and Prime Minister William Pitt the Younger attempt to prevent the king's political enemies, led by the Prince of Wales, from usurping the throne.

Starring: Nigel Hawthorne, Helen Mirren, Ian Holm, Rupert Graves, Amanda Donohoe, Rupert Everett, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Julian Wadham, Jim Carter, Geoffrey Palmer ..
Directed by: Nicholas Hytner
Release date: 1994-12-28
39.

Shallow Grave

5.1
7.3/10 IMDB

When accountant David, doctor Juliet and journalist Alex are searching for a fourth roommate for their trendy flat, they settle on the aloof Hugo. However, they soon find Hugo dead of a drug overdose, beside a large sum of cash. After some deliberation, the three others decide to keep the money and to dismember and bury Hugo's body. Soon, each roommate starts thinking about keeping all the money by scamming the others.

Starring: Kerry Fox, Christopher Eccleston, Ewan McGregor, Ken Stott, Keith Allen, Colin McCredie, Peter Mullan, Gary Lewis, Frances Low, Robert David MacDonald ..
Directed by: Danny Boyle
Release date: 1994-12-22
40.

Baby's Day Out

5.1
6.1/10 IMDB

Baby Bink couldn't ask for more; he has adoring (if somewhat sickly-sweet) parents, he lives in a huge mansion, and he's just about to appear in the social pages of the paper. Unfortunately, not everyone in the world is as nice as Baby Bink's parents; especially the three enterprising kidnapers who pretend to be photographers from the newspaper. Successfully kidnaping Baby Bink, they have a harder time keeping hold of the rascal, who not only keeps one step ahead of them, but seems to be more than a little bit smarter than the three bumbling criminals.

Starring: Joe Mantegna, Lara Flynn Boyle, Joe Pantoliano, Brian Haley, Cynthia Nixon, John Neville, William Holmes, Anna Levine, Adam Robert Worton, Jacob Joseph Worton ..
Directed by: Patrick Read Johnson
Release date: 1994-07-01
41.

Nobody's Fool

5.1
7.3/10 IMDB

Sully is a rascally ne'er-do-well approaching retirement age. While he is pressing a worker's compensation suit for a bad knee, he secretly works for his nemesis, Carl, and flirts with Carl's young wife Toby. Sully's long- forgotten son and family have moved back to town, so Sully faces unfamiliar family responsibilities. Meanwhile, Sully's landlady's banker son plots to push through a new development and evict Sully from his mother's life.

Starring: Paul Newman, Bruce Willis, Melanie Griffith, Jessica Tandy, Dylan Walsh, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Gene Saks, Josef Sommer, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Philip Bosco ..
Directed by: Robert Benton
Release date: 1994-12-23
42.

The Stand

5.0
7.1/10 IMDB

The human race is wiped out by a government invented super flu. The remaining survivors take sides in the forces of good and evil. A mysterious old woman who is a servant of God and a powerful and deadly man who might be the devil himself. A gas station attendant, a rock star, a mute, a professor, a farmer, a socialite, a mildly retarded man, a judge, a teenager, a mother, and a nerd take forces.

Release date: 1994-01-01
43.

Exotica

5.0
7.0/10 IMDB

In the upscale Toronto strip club Exotica, dancer Christina is visited nightly by the obsessive Francis, a depressed tax auditor. Her ex-boyfriend, the club's MC, Eric, still jealously pines for her even as he introduces her onstage, but Eric is having his own relationship problems with the club's female owner. Thomas, a mysterious pet-shop owner, is about to become unexpectedly involved in their lives.

Starring: Bruce Greenwood, Mia Kirshner, Elias Koteas, Don McKellar, Sarah Polley, Arsinée Khanjian, Victor Garber, David Hemblen, Calvin Green, Peter Krantz ..
Directed by: Atom Egoyan
Release date: 1994-11-30
44.

Wyatt Earp

5.0
6.7/10 IMDB

Covering the life and times of one of the West's most iconic heroes Wyatt Earp weaves an intricate tale of Earp and his friends and family. With a star studded cast, sweeping cinematography and authentic costumes Wyatt Earp led the way during the Western revival in the 90's.

Starring: Kevin Costner, Dennis Quaid, Gene Hackman, David Andrews, Linden Ashby, Jeff Fahey, Joanna Going, Mark Harmon, Michael Madsen, Catherine O'Hara ..
Directed by: Lawrence Kasdan
Release date: 1994-06-24
45.

The War

5.0
6.7/10 IMDB

The son of a Vietnam War Veteran must deal with neighborhood bullies as well as his dad's post-traumatic stress disorder while growing up in the deep south in the 1970's.

Starring: Elijah Wood, Kevin Costner, Mare Winningham, Lexi Randall, LaToya Chisholm, Christopher Fennell, Donald Sellers, Leon Sills, Will West, Lucas Black ..
Directed by: Jon Avnet
Release date: 1994-11-04
46.

Crooklyn

4.9
7.0/10 IMDB

From Spike Lee comes this vibrant semi-autobiographical portrait of a school-teacher, her stubborn jazz-musician husband and their five kids living in '70s Brooklyn.

Starring: Alfre Woodard, Delroy Lindo, David Patrick Kelly, Zelda Harris, Carlton Williams, Sharif Rashed, Tse-Mach Washington, Christopher Knowings, José Zúñiga, Isaiah Washington ..
Directed by: Spike Lee
Release date: 1994-05-13
47.

Serial Mom

4.9
6.8/10 IMDB

A picture perfect middle class family is shocked when they find out that one of their neighbors is receiving obscene phone calls. The mom takes slights against her family very personally, and it turns out she is indeed the one harassing the neighbor. As other slights befall her beloved family, the body count begins to increase.

Starring: Kathleen Turner, Sam Waterston, Ricki Lake, Matthew Lillard, Justin Whalin, Traci Lords, Suzanne Somers, Joan Rivers, Mink Stole, Mary Jo Catlett ..
Directed by: John Waters
Release date: 1994-04-13
48.

The Ref

4.9
6.9/10 IMDB

Caroline and Lloyd are a married couple constantly at each other's throats, masters at crafting acid-tongued barbs at the other's expense. Indeed, they are so obsessed with belittling each other that they never stop -- not even at gunpoint. The gunman is Gus, a thief on the run from the police, who kidnaps the couple as an insurance policy, planning to use their home as a hideout. But their incessant bickering proves more than Gus bargained for, forcing him -- for the sake of his own sanity -- into the unenviable role of peacemaker. To make things even worse for Gus, he discovers that he has taken the couple hostage the night of their big Christmas party, and the guests are already on the way. Not wanting to leave Lloyd and Caroline unattended, Gus opts to attend the party, pretending to be the couple's marriage counselor. This naturally leads to a series of comic confusions, as the hostage crisis and marital tensions head towards their inevitable conclusion.

Starring: Denis Leary, Judy Davis, Kevin Spacey, Glynis Johns, Robert J. Steinmiller Jr., Raymond J. Barry, Richard Bright, Christine Baranski, Adam LeFevre, J.K. Simmons ..
Directed by: Ted Demme
Release date: 1994-03-09
49.

The Last Seduction

4.9
7.0/10 IMDB

Looking to escape her unhappy marriage, villainous femme fatale Bridget Gregory convinces her husband, Clay, to sell cocaine, then steals the profits and runs out on him. She stops in a small town en route to Chicago, where she ensnares her next conquest, insurance man Mike Swale. After getting a job at his insurance company, Bridget convinces Mike to run a scam -- but things take a deadly turn when she recruits him to help get rid of her husband.

Starring: Linda Fiorentino, Bill Pullman, Peter Berg, J. T. Walsh, Bill Nunn, Michael Raysses, Zack Phifer, Brien Varady, Dean Norris, Donna Wilson ..
Directed by: John Dahl
Release date: 1994-05-26
50.

With Honors

4.9
6.7/10 IMDB

Convinced he'll graduate with honors because of his thesis paper, a stuffy Harvard student finds his paper being held hostage by a homeless man, who might be the guy to school the young man in life.

Starring: Joe Pesci, Brendan Fraser, Moira Kelly, Patrick Dempsey, Josh Hamilton, Gore Vidal, Deborah Lake Fortson, Marshall Hambro, Melinda Chilton, Harve Kolzow ..
Directed by: Alek Keshishian
Release date: 1994-04-29

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