Best Movies of 1999

1.

The Green Mile

7.1
8.6/10 IMDB

A supernatural tale set on death row in a Southern prison, where gentle giant John Coffey possesses the mysterious power to heal people's ailments. When the cell block's head guard, Paul Edgecomb, recognizes Coffey's miraculous gift, he tries desperately to help stave off the condemned man's execution.

Starring: Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Morse, Bonnie Hunt, James Cromwell, Patricia Clarkson, Michael Jeter, Sam Rockwell, Graham Greene, Doug Hutchison ..
Directed by: Frank Darabont
Release date: 1999-12-10
2.

Fight Club

7.1
8.8/10 IMDB

A ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a slippery soap salesman channel primal male aggression into a shocking new form of therapy. Their concept catches on, with underground "fight clubs" forming in every town, until an eccentric gets in the way and ignites an out-of-control spiral toward oblivion.

Starring: Edward Norton, Brad Pitt, Helena Bonham Carter, Meat Loaf, Jared Leto, Zach Grenier, Holt McCallany, Eion Bailey, Richmond Arquette, David Andrews ..
Directed by: David Fincher
Release date: 1999-10-15
3.

The Matrix

7.1
8.7/10 IMDB

Set in the 22nd century, The Matrix tells the story of a computer hacker who joins a group of underground insurgents fighting the vast and powerful computers who now rule the earth.

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving, Joe Pantoliano, Gloria Foster, Marcus Chong, Paul Goddard, Robert Taylor, Julian Arahanga ..
Directed by: Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski
Release date: 1999-03-30
4.

The Sixth Sense

6.7
8.1/10 IMDB

Following an unexpected tragedy, a child psychologist named Malcolm Crowe meets an eight year old boy named Cole Sear, who is hiding a dark secret.

Starring: Bruce Willis, Toni Collette, Olivia Williams, Haley Joel Osment, Donnie Wahlberg, Glenn Fitzgerald, Mischa Barton, Trevor Morgan, Bruce Norris, Angelica Page ..
Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan
Release date: 1999-08-06
5.

American Beauty

6.7
8.3/10 IMDB

Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation with his daughter's attractive friend.

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Thora Birch, Wes Bentley, Mena Suvari, Chris Cooper, Allison Janney, Peter Gallagher, Scott Bakula, Sam Robards ..
Directed by: Sam Mendes
Release date: 1999-09-15
6.

The Iron Giant

6.6
8.0/10 IMDB

In the small town of Rockwell, Maine in October 1957, a giant metal machine befriends a nine-year-old boy and ultimately finds its humanity by unselfishly saving people from their own fears and prejudices.

Starring: Eli Marienthal, Jennifer Aniston, Vin Diesel, Christopher McDonald, Harry Connick Jr., John Mahoney, Cloris Leachman, James Gammon, M. Emmet Walsh, Jack Angel ..
Directed by: Brad Bird
Release date: 1999-08-06
7.

Toy Story 2

6.5
7.9/10 IMDB

Andy heads off to Cowboy Camp, leaving his toys to their own devices. Things shift into high gear when an obsessive toy collector named Al McWhiggen, owner of Al's Toy Barn kidnaps Woody. Andy's toys mount a daring rescue mission, Buzz Lightyear meets his match and Woody has to decide where he and his heart truly belong.

Starring: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Jim Varney, Kelsey Grammer, Don Rickles, Wallace Shawn, John Ratzenberger, Annie Potts, Estelle Harris ..
Directed by: John Lasseter, Lee Unkrich, Ash Brannon
Release date: 1999-10-30
8.

Magnolia

6.4
8.0/10 IMDB

An epic mosaic of many interrelated characters in search of happiness, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley.

Starring: Julianne Moore, William H. Macy, John C. Reilly, Tom Cruise, Philip Baker Hall, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jason Robards, Alfred Molina, Melora Walters, Michael Bowen ..
Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson
Release date: 1999-12-10
9.

The Straight Story

6.4
8.0/10 IMDB

A retired farmer and widower in his 70s, Alvin Straight learns one day that his distant brother Lyle has suffered a stroke and may not recover. Alvin is determined to make things right with Lyle while he still can, but his brother lives in Wisconsin, while Alvin is stuck in Iowa with no car and no driver's license. Then he hits on the idea of making the trip on his old lawnmower, thus beginning a picturesque and at times deeply spiritual odyssey.

Starring: Richard Farnsworth, Sissy Spacek, Jane Galloway Heitz, Joseph A. Carpenter, Donald Wiegert, Tracey Maloney, Dan Flannery, Ed Grennan, Jack Walsh, Gil Pearson ..
Directed by: David Lynch
Release date: 1999-10-15
10.

The Insider

6.3
7.8/10 IMDB

Tells the true story of a 60 Minutes television series exposé of the tobacco industry, as seen through the eyes of a real tobacco executive, Jeffrey Wigand.

Starring: Al Pacino, Russell Crowe, Christopher Plummer, Diane Venora, Bruce McGill, Lindsay Crouse, Philip Baker Hall, Debi Mazar, Renee Olstead, Hallie Kate Eisenberg ..
Directed by: Michael Mann
Release date: 1999-03-10

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