Best Romance Movies of 1990

1.

Ghost

6.0
7.0/10 IMDB

Sam Wheat is a banker, Molly Jensen is an artist, and the two are madly in love. However, when Sam is murdered by his friend and corrupt business partner Carl Bruner over a shady business deal, he is left to roam the earth as a powerless spirit. When he learns of Carl's betrayal, Sam must seek the help of psychic Oda Mae Brown to set things right and protect Molly from Carl and his goons.

Starring: Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Tony Goldwyn, Vincent Schiavelli, Gail Boggs, Stephen Root, Rick Aviles, Vivian Bonnell, Armelia McQueen ..
Directed by: Jerry Zucker
Release date: 1990-07-12
2.

The Sheltering Sky

4.9
6.8/10 IMDB

An American couple (John Malkovich, Debra Winger) drift toward emptiness in postwar North Africa.

Starring: Debra Winger, John Malkovich, Campbell Scott, Jill Bennett, Timothy Spall, Eric Vu-An, Amina Annabi, Philippe Morier-Genoud, Sotigui Kouyaté, Tom Novembre ..
Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci
Release date: 1990-10-24
3.

Mermaids

4.9
6.7/10 IMDB

Fifteen-year-old Charlotte Flax is tired of her wacky mom moving their family to a different town any time she feels it is necessary. When they move to a small Massachusetts town and Mrs. Flax begins dating a shopkeeper, Charlotte and her 9-year-old sister, Kate, hope that they can finally settle down. But when Charlotte's attraction to an older man gets in the way, the family must learn to accept each other for who they truly are.

Starring: Cher, Winona Ryder, Christina Ricci, Bob Hoskins, Michael Schoeffling, Caroline McWilliams, Rex Trailer, Betsy Townsend ..
Directed by: Richard Benjamin
Release date: 1990-12-14
4.

Quigley Down Under

4.8
6.9/10 IMDB

American Matt Quigley answers Australian land baron Elliott Marston's ad for a sharpshooter to kill the dingoes on his property. But when Quigley finds out that Marston's real target is the aborigines, Quigley hits the road. Now, even American expatriate Crazy Cora can't keep Quigley safe in his cat-and-mouse game with the homicidal Marston.

Starring: Tom Selleck, Laura San Giacomo, Alan Rickman, Chris Haywood, Ron Haddrick, Tony Bonner, Ben Mendelsohn, Michael Carman, William Zappa, Jerome Ehlers ..
Directed by: Simon Wincer
Release date: 1990-10-17
5.

Mo' Better Blues

4.8
6.6/10 IMDB

Opens with Bleek as a child learning to play the trumpet, his friends want him to come out and play but mother insists he finish his lessons. Bleek grows into adulthood and forms his own band - The Bleek Gilliam Quartet. The story of Bleek's and Shadow's friendly rivalry on stage which spills into their professional relationship and threatens to tear apart the quartet.

Starring: Denzel Washington, Spike Lee, Wesley Snipes, Giancarlo Esposito, John Turturro, Samuel L. Jackson, Charlie Murphy, Nicholas Turturro, Robin Harris, Joie Lee ..
Directed by: Spike Lee
Release date: 1990-08-03
6.

Cry-Baby

4.7
6.5/10 IMDB

A prim and proper schoolgirl goes against her grandmother's wishes when she dates a motorcycle-riding juvenile delinquent.

Starring: Johnny Depp, Amy Locane, Polly Bergen, Susan Tyrrell, Traci Lords, Ricki Lake, Iggy Pop, Mink Stole, Robert Walsh, Kim McGuire ..
Directed by: John Waters
Release date: 1990-04-05
7.

The Hot Spot

4.7
6.4/10 IMDB

A loner moves in to a small Texas town, finds himself a job, and sets about plotting to rob the local bank.

Starring: Don Johnson, Virginia Madsen, Jennifer Connelly, Charles Martin Smith, William Sadler, Jerry Hardin, Barry Corbin, Leon Rippy, Jack Nance, Virgil Frye ..
Directed by: Dennis Hopper
Release date: 1990-10-12
8.

Alice

4.7
6.6/10 IMDB

Alice Tate, mother of two, with a marriage of 16 years, finds herself falling for the handsome sax player, Joe. Stricken with a backache, she consults Dr. Yang, an oriental herbalist who realizes that her problems are not related to her back, but in her mind and heart. Dr. Yang's magical herbs give Alice wondrous powers, taking her out of well-established rut.

Starring: Mia Farrow, William Hurt, Joe Mantegna, Alec Baldwin, Blythe Danner, Judy Davis, Keye Luke, Bernadette Peters, Cybill Shepherd, Holland Taylor ..
Directed by: Woody Allen
Release date: 1990-12-25
9.

Revenge

4.6
6.3/10 IMDB

Michael ‘Jay’ Cochran has just left the Navy after 12 years and he's not quite sure what he's going to do, except that he knows he wants a holiday. He decides to visit Tiburon Mendez, a powerful but shady Mexican businessman who he once flew to Alaska for a hunting trip. Arriving at the Mendez mansion in Mexico, he is immediately surprised by the beauty and youth of Mendez’s wife, Miryea.

Starring: Kevin Costner, Anthony Quinn, Madeleine Stowe, Tomás Milián, Joaquín Martínez, James Gammon, Jesse Corti, Sally Kirkland, Luis de Icaza, Gerardo Zepeda ..
Directed by: Tony Scott
Release date: 1990-02-16
10.

Mr. Destiny

4.6
6.4/10 IMDB

Larry Burrows is unhappy and feels powerless over his life. He believes his entire life could have turned out differently had he not missed that shot in a baseball game when was a kid. One night he meets this mysterious man, who could change his fate by offering him that alternative life he always dreamed of. But as Burrows embarks on this journey of self discovery he realises that even this new life has its problems and drawbacks..

Starring: Jim Belushi, Michael Caine, Linda Hamilton, Jon Lovitz, Rene Russo, Courteney Cox, Hart Bochner, Bill McCutcheon, Jay O. Sanders, Maury Chaykin ..
Directed by: James Orr
Release date: 1990-10-12

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