Best Science Fiction Movies of 1990

1.

Total Recall

6.2
7.5/10 IMDB

Construction worker Douglas Quaid discovers a memory chip in his brain during a virtual-reality trip. He also finds that his past has been invented to conceal a plot of planetary domination. Soon, he's off to Mars to find out who he is and who planted the chip.

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sharon Stone, Rachel Ticotin, Ronny Cox, Michael Ironside, Marshall Bell, Roy Brocksmith, Ray Baker, Rosemary Dunsmore, Dean Norris ..
Directed by: Paul Verhoeven
Release date: 1990-06-01
2.

Back to the Future Part III

6.1
7.4/10 IMDB

The final installment of the Back to the Future trilogy finds Marty digging the trusty DeLorean out of a mineshaft and looking for Doc in the Wild West of 1885. But when their time machine breaks down, the travelers are stranded in a land of spurs. More problems arise when Doc falls for pretty schoolteacher Clara Clayton, and Marty tangles with Buford Tannen.

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Mary Steenburgen, Thomas F. Wilson, Lea Thompson, Elisabeth Shue, James Tolkan, Matt Clark, Christopher Wynne, Sean Sullivan ..
Directed by: Robert Zemeckis
Release date: 1990-05-25
3.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

5.6
6.8/10 IMDB

A quartet of mutated humanoid turtles clash with an uprising criminal gang of ninjas

Starring: Judith Hoag, Elias Koteas, Josh Pais, Corey Feldman, Brian Tochi, Michael Turney, Kevin Clash, James Saito, Leif Tilden, Michelan Sisti ..
Directed by: Steve Barron
Release date: 1990-03-30
4.

A Grand Day Out

5.4
7.8/10 IMDB

Wallace and Gromit have run out of cheese and this provides an excellent excuse for the animated duo to take their holiday on the moon, where, as everyone knows, there is ample cheese. The moon is inhabited by a mechanical caretaker, who is not too happy about the two visitors from earth that nibble on the moon.

Starring: Peter Sallis, Peter Hawkins ..
Directed by: Nick Park
Release date: 1990-05-18
5.

Predator 2

5.1
6.3/10 IMDB

Ten years after a band of mercenaries first battled a vicious alien, the invisible creature from another world has returned to Earth—and this time, it’s drawn to the gang-ruled and ravaged city of Los Angeles. When it starts murdering drug dealers, detective-lieutenant Mike Harrigan and his police force set out to capture the creature, ignoring warnings from a mysterious government agent to stay away.

Starring: Kevin Peter Hall, Danny Glover, Gary Busey, Rubén Blades, María Conchita Alonso, Bill Paxton, Adam Baldwin, Robert Davi, Kent McCord, Morton Downey, Jr. ..
Directed by: Stephen Hopkins
Release date: 1990-11-20
6.

RoboCop 2

4.8
5.8/10 IMDB

After a successful deployment of the Robocop Law Enforcement unit, OCP sees its goal of urban pacification come closer and closer, but as this develops, a new narcotic known as "Nuke" invades the streets led by God-delirious leader Cane. As this menace grows, it may prove to be too much for Murphy to handle. OCP tries to replicate the success of the first unit, but ends up with failed prototypes with suicidal issues... until Dr. Faxx, a scientist straying away from OCP's path, uses Cane as the new subject for the Robocop 2 project, a living God.

Starring: Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Tom Noonan, Belinda Bauer, Willard E. Pugh, Dan O'Herlihy, Felton Perry, Gabriel Damon, Galyn Görg, Mario Machado ..
Directed by: Irvin Kershner
Release date: 1990-06-22
7.

Flatliners

4.8
6.6/10 IMDB

Five medical students want to find out if there is life after death. They plan to stop one of their hearts for a few seconds, thus simulating death, and then bring the person back to life.

Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Julia Roberts, Kevin Bacon, William Baldwin, Oliver Platt, Kimberly Scott, Joshua Rudoy, Benjamin Mouton, Aeryk Egan, Kesha Reed ..
Directed by: Joel Schumacher
Release date: 1990-08-10
8.

Darkman

4.7
6.4/10 IMDB

Dr. Peyton Westlake is on the verge of realizing a major breakthrough in synthetic skin when his laboratory is destroyed by gangsters. Having been burned beyond recognition and forever altered by an experimental medical procedure, Westlake becomes known as Darkman, assuming alternate identities in his quest for revenge and a new life with a former love.

Starring: Liam Neeson, Frances McDormand, Colin Friels, Larry Drake, Nelson Mashita, Jessie Lawrence Ferguson, Rafael H. Robledo, Dan Hicks, Ted Raimi, Dan Bell ..
Directed by: Sam Raimi
Release date: 1990-08-24
9.

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
10.

Bride of Re-Animator

4.5
6.3/10 IMDB

Herbert West once again revives the dead. This time, he brings Dan's ex-girlfriend's heart back inside a 'perfect' body. Dr. Hill returns as the evil nemesis who lost his head.

Starring: Jeffrey Combs, Bruce Abbott, Claude Earl Jones, Fabiana Udenio, David Gale, Kathleen Kinmont, Mel Stewart, Irene Cagen, Michael Strasser, Mary Sheldon ..
Directed by: Brian Yuzna
Release date: 1990-11-14

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