Best Romance Movies of 1990

1.

Edward Scissorhands

6.4
7.9/10 IMDB

A small suburban town receives a visit from a castaway unfinished science experiment named Edward.

Starring: Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Dianne Wiest, Alan Arkin, Anthony Michael Hall, Vincent Price, Kathy Baker, Robert Oliveri, Conchata Ferrell, Caroline Aaron ..
Directed by: Tim Burton
Release date: 1990-12-05
2.

Pretty Woman

6.1
7.1/10 IMDB

When a millionaire wheeler-dealer enters a business contract with a Hollywood hooker Vivian Ward, he loses his heart in the bargain.

Starring: Julia Roberts, Richard Gere, Ralph Bellamy, Jason Alexander, Hector Elizondo, Larry Miller, Laura San Giacomo, Alex Hyde-White, Elinor Donahue, Amy Yasbeck ..
Directed by: Garry Marshall
Release date: 1990-03-23
3.

Ghost

6.0
7.1/10 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
4.

Cry-Baby

5.4
6.4/10 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
5.

Metropolitan

5.2
7.3/10 IMDB

A radical student is adopted by a group of young New Yorkers, serves as a catalyst to alter his and their lives. Gathering in a Manhattan apartment, the group of friends meet to discuss social mobility, Fourier's socialism and play bridge in their cocoon of upper-class society - until they are joined by a man with a critical view of their way of life.

Starring: Edward Clements, Chris Eigeman, Taylor Nichols, Carolyn Farina, Isabel Gillies, Dylan Hundley, Allison Parisi, Bryan Leder, Will Kempe, Ellia Thompson ..
Directed by: Whit Stillman
Release date: 1990-08-03
6.

Days of Thunder

5.1
6.0/10 IMDB

Talented but unproven stock car driver Cole Trickle gets a break and with the guidance of veteran Harry Hogge turns heads on the track. The young hotshot develops a rivalry with a fellow racer that threatens his career when the two smash their cars. But with the help of his doctor, Cole just might overcome his injuries-- and his fear.

Starring: Tom Cruise, Robert Duvall, Nicole Kidman, Randy Quaid, Cary Elwes, Fred Dalton Thompson, John C. Reilly, J. C. Quinn, Don Simpson, Michael Rooker ..
Directed by: Tony Scott
Release date: 1990-06-27
7.

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, Barbara Walters, Jan Miner ..
Directed by: Richard Benjamin
Release date: 1990-12-14
8.

The Sheltering Sky

4.9
6.7/10 IMDB

An American couple 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
9.

Quigley Down Under

4.9
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
10.

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
11.

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 herbalist Dr. Yang, 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
12.

Revenge

4.7
6.2/10 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, Tomas Milian, Joaquín Martínez, James Gammon, Jesse Corti, Sally Kirkland, Luis de Icaza, Gerardo Zepeda ..
Directed by: Tony Scott
Release date: 1990-02-16
13.

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
14.

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
15.

Henry & June

4.6
6.3/10 IMDB

While traveling in Paris, author Henry Miller and his wife, June, meet Anais Nin, and sexual sparks fly as Nin starts an affair with the openly bisexual June. When June is forced to return to the U.S., she gives Nin her blessing to sleep with her husband. Then, when June returns to France, an unexpected, and sometimes contentious, threesome forms.

Starring: Fred Ward, Uma Thurman, Maria de Medeiros, Kevin Spacey, Bruce Myers, Juan Luis Buñuel, Féodor Atkine, Sylvie Huguel, Artus de Penguern, Richard E. Grant ..
Directed by: Philip Kaufman
Release date: 1990-09-28
16.

The Russia House

4.5
6.1/10 IMDB

Barley Scott Blair, a Lisbon-based editor of Russian literature who unexpectedly begins working for British intelligence, is commissioned to investigate the purposes of Dante, a dissident scientist trapped in the decaying Soviet Union that is crumbling under the new open-minded policies.

Starring: Sean Connery, Michelle Pfeiffer, Roy Scheider, James Fox, John Mahoney, Michael Kitchen, J. T. Walsh, Ken Russell, David Threlfall, Klaus Maria Brandauer ..
Directed by: Fred Schepisi
Release date: 1990-12-21
17.

Green Card

4.5
6.3/10 IMDB

Urban horticulturalist Brontë Mitchell has her eye on a gorgeous apartment, but the building's board will rent it only to a married couple. Georges Fauré, a waiter from France whose visa is expiring, needs to marry an American woman to stay in the country. Their marriage of convenience turns into a burden when they must live together to allay the suspicions of the immigration service, as the polar opposites grate on each other's nerves.

Starring: Gérard Depardieu, Andie MacDowell, Bebe Neuwirth, Gregg Edelman, Robert Prosky, Jessie Keosian, Ethan Phillips, Mary Louise Wilson, Lois Smith, Conrad McLaren ..
Directed by: Peter Weir
Release date: 1990-12-23
18.

Bird on a Wire

4.5
6.0/10 IMDB

An FBI informant has kept his new identity secret for 15 years. Now an old flame has recognised him, and the bad guys are back for revenge.

Starring: Mel Gibson, Goldie Hawn, Joan Severance, David Carradine, Stephen Tobolowsky, Harry Caesar, Alex Bruhanski, Bill Duke, Florence Paterson, Lossen Chambers ..
Directed by: John Badham
Release date: 1990-05-18
19.

Trust

4.5
7.4/10 IMDB

After being thrown away from home, pregnant high school dropout Maria meets Matthew, a highly educated and extremely moody electronics repairman. The two begin an unusual romance built on their sense of mutual admiration and trust.

Starring: Adrienne Shelly, Martin Donovan, Merritt Nelson, John MacKay, Edie Falco, Gary Sauer, Matt Malloy, Christopher Cooke, Leo Gosse, Jeff Howard ..
Directed by: Hal Hartley
Release date: 1990-09-09
20.

Joe Versus the Volcano

4.2
5.9/10 IMDB

Hypochondriac Joe Banks finds out he has six months to live, quits his dead end job, musters the courage to ask his co-worker out on a date, and is then hired to jump into a volcano by a mysterious visitor.

Starring: Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Lloyd Bridges, Dan Hedaya, Ossie Davis, Barry McGovern, Robert Stack, Amanda Plummer, Lala Sloatman, Abe Vigoda ..
Directed by: John Patrick Shanley
Release date: 1990-03-09
21.

Look Who's Talking Too

4.2
4.6/10 IMDB

Mollie and James are together and raising a family, which now consists of an older Mikey and his baby sister, Julie. Tension between the siblings arises, and as well with Mollie and James when Mollie's brother Stuart moves in. Mikey is also learning how to use the toilet for the first time.

Starring: John Travolta, Kirstie Alley, Bruce Willis, Roseanne Barr, Gilbert Gottfried, Damon Wayans, Mel Brooks, Olympia Dukakis, Elias Koteas, Twink Caplan ..
Directed by: Amy Heckerling
Release date: 1990-12-14
22.

Stanley & Iris

4.1
6.3/10 IMDB

An illiterate cook at a company cafeteria tries for the attention of a newly widowed woman. As they get to know one another, she discovers his inability to read. When he is fired, she takes on trying to teach him to read in her kitchen each night.

Starring: Jane Fonda, Robert De Niro, Swoosie Kurtz, Martha Plimpton, Jamey Sheridan, Feodor Chaliapin Jr., Zohra Lampert, Loretta Devine, Kathy Kinney, Harley Cross ..
Directed by: Martin Ritt
Release date: 1990-02-09
23.

White Palace

4.1
6.5/10 IMDB

Max Baron is a Jewish advertising executive in his 20s who's still getting over the death of his wife. Nora Baker is a 40-something diner waitress who enjoys the wilder side of life. Mismatched or not, their attraction is instant and smoldering. With time, however, their class and age differences become an obstacle in their relationship, especially since Max can't keep Nora a secret from his Jewish friends and upper-crust associates forever.

Starring: Susan Sarandon, James Spader, Kathy Bates, Jason Alexander, Eileen Brennan, Steven Hill, Renée Taylor, Jonathan Penner, Rachel Chagall, Corey Parker ..
Directed by: Luis Mandoki
Release date: 1990-10-19
24.

Havana

3.8
6.1/10 IMDB

An American professional gambler named Jack Weil decides to visit Havana, Cuba to gamble. On the boat to Havana, he meets Roberta Duran, the wife of a revolutionary, Arturo. Shortly after their arrival, Arturo is taken away by the secret police, and Roberta is captured and tortured. Jack frees her, but she continues to support the revolution.

Starring: Robert Redford, Lena Olin, Alan Arkin, Tomas Milian, Daniel Davis, Tony Plana, Richard Farnsworth, Mark Rydell, Richard Portnow, Dion Anderson ..
Directed by: Sydney Pollack
Release date: 1990-12-11
Best Romance Movies of 1990 : New York City Opera: A Little Night Music
25.

New York City Opera: A Little Night Music

3.8
9.2/10 IMDB

A Little Night Music is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Hugh Wheeler. Inspired by the Ingmar Bergman film Smiles of a Summer Night, it involves the romantic lives of several couples. Its title is a literal English translation of the German name for Mozart's Serenade No. 13 for strings in G major, Eine kleine Nachtmusik. The musical includes the popular song "Send in the Clowns".

Starring: Sally Ann Howes, George Lee Andrews, Regina Resnik, Danielle Ferland, Kevin Anderson, Beverly Lambert, Susan Terry, Maureen Moore, Michael Maguire, Susanne Marsee ..
Directed by: Kirk Browning
Release date: 1990-11-07
26.

Truly Madly Deeply

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

Nina is totally heartbroken at the death of her boyfriend Jamie, but is even more unprepared for his return as a ghost. At first it's almost as good as it used to be - hey, even the rats that infested her house have disappeared. But Jamie starts bringing ghostly friends home and behaving more and more oddly.

Starring: Juliet Stevenson, Alan Rickman, Michael Maloney, Bill Paterson, Christopher Rozycki, David Ryall, Deborah Findlay, Jenny Howe, Carolyn Choa, Keith Bartlett ..
Directed by: Anthony Minghella
Release date: 1990-11-10
Best Romance Movies of 1990 : Ritual of Love
27.

Ritual of Love

3.5
6.1/10 IMDB

This movie is based on the true story that made headlines all over the world: the story of a relationship gone sour between a Japanese man very much in love with a French model. Some time later, it was discovered that the woman was turned into "sushi." At that time the man had already eaten a few body parts. To the arresting officers in Paris, he justified his acts as a proof of profound passion. In the late 80's many books and films find inspiration by the sinister love story.

Starring: Beatrice Ring, Larry Huckmann, Francesco Casale, Natalia Bizzi, Gudrun Gundelach, Chiara Argelli ..
Directed by: Aldo Lado
Release date: 1990-09-02
Best Romance Movies of 1990 : The Phantom of the Opera
28.

The Phantom of the Opera

3.5
7.4/10 IMDB

Count de Chagnie has discovered Christine's singing talent on a market place and sent her to his friend Carriere, the director of the Parisian opera. However just when she arrives Carriere's dismissed. His arrogant successor refuses to let a woman of low birth sing in his opera, but graciously employs Christine as gadrobiere for his wife Charlotta, who's installed as first singer. He also fights the phantom, an unknown guy who lives since many years in the catacombs below the opera and was granted privileges by Carriere. However the phantom knows how to defend himself and at the same time helps Christine to her career.

Release date: 1990-03-18
29.

The Comfort of Strangers

3.4
6.3/10 IMDB

An Italian diplomat's son follows and seduces English lovers in Venice.

Starring: Christopher Walken, Rupert Everett, Natasha Richardson, Helen Mirren, Manfredi Aliquo, David Ford, Danielle Franco, Rossana Canghiari, Mario Cotone, Giancarlo Previati ..
Directed by: Paul Schrader
Release date: 1990-01-01
Best Romance Movies of 1990 : Stella
30.

Stella

3.4
6.0/10 IMDB

Barmaid Stella Claire and blueblood Stephen Dallas have very little in common -- except they've fallen in love. When their relationship fails, Stella decides to raise the child they had, Jenny, alone. But Jenny and Stella are far from the perfect mother-daughter pair.

Starring: Bette Midler, John Goodman, Trini Alvarado, Stephen Collins, Marsha Mason, Eileen Brennan, Linda Hart, William McNamara, Ashley Peldon, Alisan Porter ..
Directed by: John Erman
Release date: 1990-02-02
31.

Come See the Paradise

3.4
6.7/10 IMDB

Come See The Paradise is a deeply touching love story set against the backdrop of a dramatic and controversial period in American history, It follows the romance and eventual marriage of Jack McGurn (Dennis Quad), a hot blooded Irish American, and a beautiful Japanese American Lily Dawanura (Tamlyn Tomita), at the outset of World War II. The clash of cultures, at once painful for the two lovers, becomes insurmountable after the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor. Lily and the Kawamuras are relocated To a bleak, outdoor internment camp in California, Jack is drafted into the Army, powerless to help the woman he loves abandoning all hope of ever winning her family's approval.

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Tamlyn Tomita, Sab Shimono, Brady Tsurutani, Shizuko Hoshi, Stan Egi, Ronald Yamamoto, Akemi Nishino, Naomi Nakano, Elizabeth Gilliam ..
Directed by: Alan Parker
Release date: 1990-08-17
Best Romance Movies of 1990 : Archangel
32.

Archangel

3.3
6.4/10 IMDB

A surrealistic film in which a strangely assorted group of people come together in the Russian Arctic at the height of the revolution and World War One.

Starring: Michael Gottli, David Falkenburg, Michael O'Sullivan, Margaret Anne MacLeod, Ari Cohen, Sarah Neville, Kathy Marykuca, Kyle McCulloch, Victor Cowie, Ihor Procak ..
Directed by: Guy Maddin
Release date: 1990-09-01
33.

Shrimp on the Barbie

3.3
5.6/10 IMDB

Carlos has failed in show-biz and currently works as a waiter in a Mexican restaurant. There he meets Alex and dumb footballer Bruce celebrating their engagement with her parents. Alex' father is less than thrilled of her fiancée and says he'd rather accept anybody else. Eventually Alex hires Carlos to present him as her new fiancée.

Starring: Cheech Marin, Emma Samms, Gary McCormick, Vernon Wells, Bruce Spence, Carole Davis, Terence Cooper, Jeanette Cronin ..
Directed by: Alan Smithee, Michael Gottlieb
Release date: 1990-08-31
34.

Book of Love

3.2
6.1/10 IMDB

John Twiller takes down his high school yearbook and begins to reminiscence about that time he first moved into the neighborhood in 1956. His teenage self, Jack is obsessed with Lily one of the more popular girls around. The sole obstacle is Angelo, her bullying boyfriend. With the help of his pals Crutch, Floyd, and Spider, he makes every attempt possible to change her mind.

Starring: Michael McKean, Chris Young, Josie Bissett, Beau Dremann, John Cameron Mitchell, Keith Coogan, Tricia Leigh Fisher, Danny Nucci, John Achorn, Jill Jaress ..
Directed by: Robert Shaye
Release date: 1990-08-03
Best Romance Movies of 1990 : Lisa
35.

Lisa

3.2
5.9/10 IMDB

Because her overprotective mother won't allow her to date, 14-year-old Lisa creates a rich fantasy life. She calls random men and seduces them anonymously. But now she may have picked the wrong man. Richard is Lisa's most charming target yet, but he's also the Candlelight Killer, who murders beautiful young women.

Starring: Staci Keanan, Cheryl Ladd, D.W. Moffett, Tanya Fenmore, Jeffrey Tambor, Edan Gross, Julie Cobb, Michael Ayr, Lisa Moncure, Tom Dugan ..
Directed by: Gary Sherman
Release date: 1990-04-20
36.

The Ambulance

3.1
5.9/10 IMDB

Josh meets a young woman who shortly afterwards collapses and is rushed to hospital in an ambulance. He follows after her only to find that there is no record her being admitted, and he soon learns that her roommate also vanished after being picked up by the same ambulance. Convinced of a conspiracy, Josh proceeds to investigate, despite the discouragement of the police.

Starring: Eric Roberts, James Earl Jones, Megan Gallagher, Red Buttons, Janine Turner, Eric Braeden, Richard Bright, James Dixon, Jill Gatsby, Laurene Landon ..
Directed by: Larry Cohen
Release date: 1990-03-22
37.

Crazy People

3.1
6.0/10 IMDB

A bitter ad executive who has reached his breaking point, finds himself in a mental institution where his career actually begins to thrive with the help of the hospital's patients.

Starring: Dudley Moore, Daryl Hannah, Paul Reiser, J. T. Walsh, David Paymer, Mercedes Ruehl, Paul Bates, Bill Smitrovich, Doug Yasuda, Ben Hammer ..
Directed by: Tony Bill, Barry L. Young
Release date: 1990-04-13
38.

Texasville

3.1
5.9/10 IMDB

Summer, 1984: 30 years after Duane captained the high school football team and Jacy was homecoming queen, this Texas town near Wichita Falls prepares for its centennial. Oil prices are down, banks are failing, and Duane's $12 million in debt. His wife Karla drinks too much, his children are always in trouble, and he tom-cats around with the wives of friends. Jacy's back in town, after a mildly successful acting career, life in Italy, and the death of her son. Folks assume Duane and Jacy will resume their high school romance. And Sonny is "tired in his mind," causing worries for his safety. Can these friends find equilibrium in middle age?

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd, Annie Potts, Randy Quaid, Cloris Leachman, Timothy Bottoms, William McNamara, Eileen Brennan, Angie Bolling, Meri Beth Moore ..
Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich
Release date: 1990-09-28
39.

Don't Tell Her It's Me

3.0
5.7/10 IMDB

Gus is a fat cartoonist that recently won a battle against cancer, which explains his baldness. But he is also lonely. Therefore, his caring sister tries to set him up with suitable woman. But to do so, she must turn him into an irresistible man. When he falls in love with Emily, Gus takes the identity of a mysterious biker from New Zealand.

Starring: Steve Guttenberg, Jami Gertz, Shelley Long, Kyle MacLachlan, Mädchen Amick, Kevin Scannell, Beth Grant, Perry Anzilotti, Don Hood, O'Neal Compton ..
Directed by: Malcolm Mowbray
Release date: 1990-09-21
40.

Tune in Tomorrow...

3.0
6.1/10 IMDB

Martin works at the local radio station, which just hired a new scriptwriter with a reputation for great drama, Pedro Carmichael. Martin’s aunt Julia, not related by blood, returns home after many years away and Martin falls for her. Once Pedro finds out about this romance, he starts incorporating details of it into the script of his daily drama series. Soon, Martin and Julia are not only hearing about their fictional selves over the radio, but about what they are going to do next.

Starring: Barbara Hershey, Keanu Reeves, Peter Falk, Hope Lange, Elizabeth McGovern, Anna Levine, Rob Kramer, Patricia Clarkson, Irving Metzman, Bill McCutcheon ..
Directed by: Jon Amiel
Release date: 1990-10-26
41.

Lucky Chances

3.0
6.4/10 IMDB

Based on the novels "Chances" and "Lucky" by Jackie Collins, this miniseries features the rise of Gino Santangelo in the Las Vegas casino industry, and his daughter Lucky's subsequent struggle to maintain the family empire.

Release date: 1990-10-07
42.

Love at Large

2.9
5.7/10 IMDB

Vampish miss Dolan hires hardboiled P.I. Harry Dobbs to tail her shady boyfriend. Harry realizes that the man leads a double life but then his client disappears. Harry teams up with his own tail, P.I. Stella Wynkowski, to clear things up.

Starring: Tom Berenger, Elizabeth Perkins, Anne Archer, Kate Capshaw, Annette O'Toole, Ted Levine, Ann Magnuson, Kevin J. O'Connor, Ruby Dee, Neil Young ..
Directed by: Alan Rudolph
Release date: 1990-03-09
43.

If the Shoe Fits

2.9
5.1/10 IMDB

A modern Cinderella in Paris: While the plain Kelly Carter jobs as a gadrobiere for the famous fashion designer Francesco, she dreams of designing shoes for him. However she can't win his attention... until she meets a good fairy on the street, who enchants a pair of Kelly's shoes, so that she turns into supermodel Prudence whenever she wears them. She attends one of Francesco's balls and immediately wins his heart. Now, how can she make him love her real self?

Starring: Rob Lowe, Jennifer Grey, Élisabeth Vitali, Andréa Ferréol, Rebecca Potok, Eléonore Klarwein ..
Directed by: Tom Clegg
Release date: 1990-12-12
44.

Catchfire

2.9
5.3/10 IMDB

A witness to a mob assassination flees for her life from town to town, switching identities, but cannot seem to elude Milo, the chief killer out to get her.

Starring: Dennis Hopper, Jodie Foster, Dean Stockwell, Vincent Price, John Turturro, Fred Ward, Julie Adams, Tony Sirico, Charlie Sheen, Joe Pesci ..
Directed by: Dennis Hopper, Alan Smithee
Release date: 1990-04-03
Best Romance Movies of 1990 : Side Out
45.

Side Out

2.9
5.4/10 IMDB

A law student comes to California for the summer and ends up playing professional volleyball.

Starring: C. Thomas Howell, Peter Horton, Courtney Thorne-Smith, Harley Jane Kozak, Christopher Rydell, Terry Kiser, Randy Stoklos, Sinjin Smith, Tony Burton, Kathy Ireland ..
Directed by: Peter Israelson
Release date: 1990-03-30
Best Romance Movies of 1990 : Hush-a-Bye Baby
46.

Hush-a-Bye Baby

2.8
6.3/10 IMDB

In 1984, a pregnant Irish girl tries to contact her boyfriend in British prison but her letters are not allowed through to him because she writes in Irish.

Starring: Emer McCourt, Michael Liebmann, Sinéad O'Connor, Cathy Casey, Julie Marie Reynolds, Rosina Brown, Seamus Ball, Julie McDonald, Marie Jones, Alan Howley ..
Directed by: Margo Harkin
Release date: 1990-01-01
47.

Sibling Rivalry

2.8
5.3/10 IMDB

Marjorie Turner is suffocating. Her younger sister Jeanine has no ambition, and her 8 year marriage to Harry puts her in constant competition with his family (all doctors)..

Starring: Kirstie Alley, Bill Pullman, Carrie Fisher, Jami Gertz, Scott Bakula, Frances Sternhagen, John Randolph, Sam Elliott, Ed O'Neill, Bill Macy ..
Directed by: Carl Reiner
Release date: 1990-10-26
48.

Funny About Love

2.7
4.8/10 IMDB

When Duffy Bergman, a New York cartoonist, meets Meg Lloyd, a gourmet chef, he discovers the love of his life and they marry -- yet love alone isn't enough to make them happy. Meg decides she wants to have a baby, a goal that initially makes Duffy frantic, but soon becomes his most important desire as well. When they are unable to have a baby, Meg begins concentrating on her career and the two slowly drift apart -- eventually separating. Later, when Duffy is speaking at a convention of the Delta Gamma sorority, he reveals that the Delta Gamma girls have always been his dream girls -- his Love Goddesses. There he meets the young and uninhibited Delta Gamma girl, Daphne Delillo. When Daphne moves to New York to work as a network sports reporter, their mutual attraction and Daphne's spontaneity spark an adventurous new relationship for Duffy. Now Duffy must decide which is more valuable to him -- the relationship he has given up, or the relationship he has always dreamed of having.

Starring: Gene Wilder, Christine Lahti, Mary Stuart Masterson, Robert Prosky, Stephen Tobolowsky, Wendie Malick, Anne Jackson, Susan Ruttan, Freda Foh Shen, David Margulies ..
Directed by: Leonard Nimoy
Release date: 1990-09-21
Best Romance Movies of 1990 : Max and Helen
49.

Max and Helen

2.7
6.6/10 IMDB

Based on the fact-based novel by Nazi-hunter Simon Wiesenthal based on his 1962 prosecution of the head of a German factory whom he learns was a murderous labour camp commandant. To be able to take him to justice, he must find witnesses who can help him. This leads him to Max Rosenberg, a still tormented individual who lost his wife, Helen, in the camps. Initially Max refuses to cooperate, but gradually his story unfolds beginning before the Holocaust.

Starring: Treat Williams, Martin Landau, Alice Krige, Jonny Phillips ..
Directed by: Philip Saville
Release date: 1990-08-01
Best Romance Movies of 1990 : The Masseuse
50.

The Masseuse

2.7
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After a masseuse agrees to shave a sexually harassing customer down below, he pays her extra for increasingly sexual requests, eventually at his place. Revealing she has a family, they meet one last time and finally go all the way.

Starring: Hyapatia Lee, Randy Spears, Danielle Rogers, Viper, Porsche Lynn, Bud Lee, Paul Thomas, Alan C. Bosshardt ..
Directed by: Paul Thomas
Release date: 1990-01-01

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