Best Science Fiction Movies of 1990

1.

Total Recall

6.2
7.5/10 IMDB

Construction worker Douglas Quaid's obsession with the planet Mars leads him to visit Recall, a company who manufacture memories. Something goes wrong during his memory implant turning Doug's life upside down and even to question what is reality and what isn't.

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.

Tremors

5.7
7.1/10 IMDB

Hick handymen Val McKee and Earl Bassett can barely eke out a living in the Nevada hamlet of Perfection, so they decide to leave town -- despite an admonition from a shapely seismology coed who's picking up odd readings on her equipment. Before long, Val and Earl discover what's responsible for those readings: 30-foot-long carnivorous worms with a proclivity for sucking their prey underground.

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Finn Carter, Michael Gross, Reba McEntire, Robert Jayne, Charlotte Stewart, Tony Genaro, Ariana Richards, Richard Marcus ..
Directed by: Ron Underwood
Release date: 1990-01-19
4.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

5.5
6.7/10 IMDB

A quartet of humanoid turtles, trained by their mentor in ninjitsu, must learn to work together to face the menace of Shredder and the Foot Clan.

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
5.

A Grand Day Out

5.4
7.7/10 IMDB

Wallace and Gromit have run out of cheese, and this provides an excellent excuse for the duo to take their holiday to the moon, where, as everyone knows, there is ample cheese.

Starring: Peter Sallis, Peter Hawkins ..
Directed by: Nick Park
Release date: 1990-05-18
6.

Flatliners

5.3
6.5/10 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
7.

Darkman

5.3
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
8.

Predator 2

5.1
6.2/10 IMDB

A police chief in the war-torn streets of Los Angeles discovers that an extraterrestrial creature is hunting down residents - and that he is the next target.

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
9.

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
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
11.

Frankenhooker

4.5
6.2/10 IMDB

A medical school dropout loses his fiancée in a tragic lawnmower incident and decides to bring her back to life. Unfortunately, he was only able to save her head, so he goes to the red light district in the city and lures prostitutes into a hotel room so he can collect body parts to reassemble her.

Starring: James Lorinz, Patty Mullen, Joanne Ritchie, J.J. Clark, Helmar Augustus Cooper, Louise Lasser, Joseph Gonzalez, Charlotte J. Helmkamp, Kimberly Taylor, Shirley Stoler ..
Directed by: Frank Henenlotter
Release date: 1990-06-01
12.

Dark Angel

4.4
6.1/10 IMDB

Jack Caine is a Houston vice cop who's forgotten the rule book. His self-appointed mission is to stop the drugs trade and the number one supplier Victor Manning. Whilst involved in an undercover operation to entrap Victor Manning, his partner gets killed, and a sinister newcomer enters the scene...

Starring: Dolph Lundgren, Brian Benben, Betsy Brantley, Matthias Hues, Jay Bilas, Jim Haynie, David Ackroyd, Sherman Howard, Sam Anderson, Michael J. Pollard ..
Directed by: Craig R. Baxley
Release date: 1990-01-26
13.

Bride of Re-Animator

4.4
6.2/10 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
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1990 : Stephen King's It
14.

Stephen King's It

4.4
6.8/10 IMDB

In 1960, seven pre-teen outcasts fight an evil demon who poses as a child-killing clown. Thirty years later, they reunite to stop the demon once and for all when it returns to their hometown.

Starring: Tim Curry, Harry Anderson, Dennis Christopher, Richard Masur, Annette O'Toole, John Ritter, Tim Reid ..
Directed by: Tommy Lee Wallace
Release date: 1990-11-18
15.

Hardware

4.3
5.9/10 IMDB

Mark 13 is a government-built killing machine programmed with artificial intelligence, able to repair and recharge itself from any energy source. Through a series of coincidences, the cyborg's head ends up in the home of a sculptress as a bizarre Christmas present from her boyfriend. Once inside its new home, the cyborg promptly reconstructs the rest of its body using a variety of household utensils and proceeds to go on a murderous rampage.

Starring: Dylan McDermott, Stacey Travis, William Hootkins, Carl McCoy, Iggy Pop, Mark Northover, Paul McKenzie, Lemmy, Mac McDonald, Chris McHallem ..
Directed by: Richard Stanley
Release date: 1990-09-14
16.

Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Best of Both Worlds

4.3
9.3/10 IMDB

The Enterprise has a deadly encounter with the Borg, resulting in Picard's kidnap, while Commander Riker encounters a beautiful rival with an eye on his job.

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn, Gates McFadden, Marina Sirtis, Brent Spiner, Wil Wheaton, Elizabeth Dennehy, George Murdock ..
Directed by: Cliff Bole
Release date: 1990-06-16
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1990 : Stephen King's It
17.

Stephen King's It

4.2
6.8/10 IMDB

In 1960, seven outcast kids known as "The Loser Club" fight an evil demon who poses as a child-killing clown. Thirty years later, they reunite to stop the demon once and for all when it returns to their hometown.

Starring: Harry Anderson, Dennis Christopher, Richard Masur, Annette O'Toole, John Ritter, Richard Thomas, Tim Reid, Richard Thomas, Tim Reid ..
Directed by: Tommy Lee Wallace
Release date: 1990-11-18
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1990 : 12:01 PM
18.

12:01 PM

3.8
7.6/10 IMDB

12:01 PM is a 1990 short film directed by Jonathan Heap and starring Kurtwood Smith. It follows Myron Castleman, an everyman who keeps repeating the same hour of his life, from 12:01 PM to 1:00 PM. The film was nominated for an Oscar for Best Live Action Short Film.

Starring: Kurtwood Smith, Jane Alden, Don Amendolia, John Bachelder, Laura Harrington ..
Directed by: Jonathan Heap
Release date: 1990-01-01
19.

Class of 1999

3.8
5.8/10 IMDB

The time is in the future and the youth gang violence is so high that the areas around some schools have become "free-fire zones", into which not even the police will venture. When Miles Langford, the head of Kennedy High School, decides to take his school back from the gangs, robotics specialist Dr. Robert Forrest provides "tactical education units". These are amazingly human-like androids that have been programmed to teach and are supplied with devastatingly effective solutions to discipline problems. So when the violent, out-of-control students of Kennedy High report for class tomorrow, they're going to get a real education... in staying alive!

Starring: Bradley Gregg, Traci Lind, Malcolm McDowell, Stacy Keach, Patrick Kilpatrick, Pam Grier, John P. Ryan, Darren E. Burrows, Joshua John Miller, Brent David Fraser ..
Directed by: Mark L. Lester
Release date: 1990-04-01
20.

The Handmaid's Tale

3.7
6.0/10 IMDB

In a dystopicly polluted rightwing religious tyranny, a young woman is put in sexual slavery on account of her now rare fertility.

Starring: Natasha Richardson, Faye Dunaway, Robert Duvall, Aidan Quinn, Elizabeth McGovern, Victoria Tennant, Blanche Baker, Traci Lind, Kathryn Doby, Reiner Schöne ..
Directed by: Volker Schlöndorff
Release date: 1990-02-15
21.

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
22.

Jetsons: The Movie

3.6
5.5/10 IMDB

George Jetson is forced to uproot his family when Mr. Spacely promotes him to take charge of a new factory on a distant planet.

Starring: George O'Hanlon, Mel Blanc, Penny Singleton, Tiffany, Patric Zimmerman, Don Messick, Jean Vander Pyl, Brad Garrett, Rick Dees, Frank Welker ..
Directed by: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Release date: 1990-06-06
23.

The Flash

3.5
6.5/10 IMDB

Barry Allen, crime lab detective, is transformed into the Flash, the fastest man alive, and takes on the Dark Riders, a motorcycle gang terrorizing Central City.

Starring: John Wesley Shipp, Amanda Pays, Paula Marshall, M. Emmet Walsh, Alex Désert, Tim Thomerson, Michael Nader, Priscilla Pointer, Lycia Naff, Richard Belzer ..
Directed by: Robert Iscove
Release date: 1990-11-04
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1990 : To Be
24.

To Be

3.3
7.6/10 IMDB

Blending fantasy and reality, this animated short is a bold inquiry into an as yet unresolved problem - the nature of human identity. When a scientist creates a machine that can make copies of physical objects, including humans, a number of ethical questions arise. Is the technique moral? What of its safety? A film by Oscar-winning filmmaker John Weldon (who also wrote the catchy banjo tune that punctuates the story's changing moods).

Starring: Kim Handysides, Howard Ryshpan ..
Directed by: John Weldon
Release date: 1990-01-01
25.

Frankenstein Unbound

3.1
5.4/10 IMDB

The ultimate weapon, claimed to be safe for mankind, produces global side-effects including time slides and disappearances. The scientist behind the project and his car are zapped from the year 2031 to 1817 in Switzerland where he meets Dr. Victor Frankenstein, Mary Shelley and others.

Starring: John Hurt, Raúl Juliá, Nick Brimble, Bridget Fonda, Jason Patric, Michael Hutchence, Catherine Rabett, Catherine Corman, William Geiger, Mickey Knox ..
Directed by: Roger Corman
Release date: 1990-11-02
26.

Brain Dead

3.1
5.9/10 IMDB

A psychological thriller from the writer of the original "Twilight Zone!" In a showdown of man vs. machine, Martin plunges into a chaotic nightmare trying to save his mind from the megalomaniacal corporation!

Starring: Bill Pullman, Bill Paxton, Nicholas Pryor, Patricia Charbonneau, George Kennedy, Brian Brophy, David Sinaiko, Lee Arenberg, Andy Wood, Maud Winchester ..
Directed by: Adam Simon
Release date: 1990-01-16
27.

Meet the Applegates

3.1
5.4/10 IMDB

Modelling themselves after an idyllic cookie-cutter suburban 1950s family, a colony of insects move from South America into the United States with the intent of getting access to the nation's nuclear resources.

Starring: Ed Begley Jr., Stockard Channing, Dabney Coleman, Robert Jayne, Camille Cooper, Glenn Shadix, Susan Barnes, Adam Biesk, Savannah Smith Boucher, Roger Aaron Brown ..
Directed by: Michael Lehmann
Release date: 1990-11-08
28.

Spaced Invaders

2.9
5.3/10 IMDB

A crew of Martians overhears a radio broadcast of Orson Welles' "War of the Worlds" coming from Earth, and, thinking the Martian fleet is attacking Earth, they land their broken-down ship in a backwater mid-American town. As luck would have it, they land on Halloween and get mistaken for trick-or-treaters. Comedy ensues as the Martians try to get taken seriously.

Starring: Douglas Barr, Royal Dano, Ariana Richards, Gregg Berger, Patrika Darbo, William Holmes, J.J. Anderson, Wayne Alexander, Fred Applegate, Tonya Williams ..
Directed by: Patrick Read Johnson
Release date: 1990-04-27
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1990 : Guardian of Darkness
29.

Guardian of Darkness

2.9
6.1/10 IMDB

Three evil dragons from ancient times arise to earth to destroy the land and devour the souls of the weak. Only Koichi, with the power of the ancient warrior-god Takegami residing within him can fulfill the prophecy and defeat the growing evil. There is only one problem, Koichi may not be willing to fight.

Release date: 1990-03-23
30.

Captain America

2.8
3.2/10 IMDB

During World War II, a brave, patriotic American Soldier undergoes experiments to become a new supersoldier, "Captain America". Racing to Germany to sabotage the rockets of Nazi baddie "Red Skull", Captain America winds up frozen until the 1990s. He reawakens to find that the Red Skull has changed identities and is now planning to kidnap the President of the United States.

Starring: Matt Salinger, Ronny Cox, Scott Paulin, Ned Beatty, Darren McGavin, Michael Nouri, Kim Gillingham, Melinda Dillon, Bill Mumy, Francesca Neri ..
Directed by: Albert Pyun
Release date: 1990-12-14
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1990 : Ultraman Great: The Alien Invasion
31.

Ultraman Great: The Alien Invasion

2.8
6.1/10 IMDB

The first of two compilation films for Ultraman Great (aka Ultraman: Towards the Future). Jack Shindo is an astronaut doing research on the planet Mars. On a routine mission to survey the desolate landscape, he discovers mankind's greatest threat, Gudis, whose monsters have been ordered to kill all life on Earth. Jack must work with the mysterious colossal alien Ultraman and the Universal Multipurpose Agency to save humanity from extinction!

Starring: Dore Kraus, Gia Carides, Ralph Cotterill, Matthew O'Sullivan, John Bonney, David Grybowski, Lloyd Morris, Grace Parr, Jay Hackett ..
Directed by: Andrew Prowse
Release date: 1990-09-25
32.

Moon 44

2.7
5.0/10 IMDB

Year 2038: The mineral resources of the earth are drained, in space there are fights for the last deposits on other planets and satellites. This is the situation when one of the bigger mining corporations has lost all but one mineral moons and many of their fully automatic mining robots are disappearing on their flight home. Since nobody else wants the job, they send prisoners to defend the mining station. Among them undercover agent Stone, who shall clear the whereabouts of the expensive robots. In an atmosphere of corruption, fear and hatred he gets between the fronts of rivaling groups.

Starring: Michael Paré, Lisa Eichhorn, Dean Devlin, Brian Thompson, Malcolm McDowell, Leon Rippy, Jochen Nickel, Mehmet Yilmaz, John March, Drew Lucas ..
Directed by: Roland Emmerich
Release date: 1990-02-15
33.

Crash and Burn

2.6
4.9/10 IMDB

Unicom is a powerful organization overseeing most of the world after its economic collapse. They have banned computers and robots in an attempt to insure "life, liberty, and the pursuit of economic stability". When a Unicom Synth robot infiltrates a southwest TV station and kills the manager, a revolutionary against the gestapo-like corporation, a lowly Unicom delivery man must help the rest of the station survive through the incoming "thermal storm".

Starring: Paul Ganus, Megan Ward, Ralph Waite, Bill Moseley, Eva LaRue, Jack McGee, Elizabeth Maclellan, Katherine Armstrong, John Davis Chandler, Kristopher Logan ..
Directed by: Charles Band
Release date: 1990-01-01
34.

Terminal City Ricochet

2.6
5.7/10 IMDB

Welcome to Terminal City, a decaying world where the citizens wallow amidst a mind-boggling profusion of discarded consumer goods; a ruthless world where television is exploited to its fullest to sell yet more needless junk to eager consumers; a bewildering land where the unreal is real and the real, unreal. Alex Stevens is hurled into this bedlam where he finds himself pitted against the maniacal Ross Gilmore, Mayor of Terminal City, and the evil Bruce Coddle, agent of Gilmore's Social Peace Enforcement Unit.

Starring: Peter Breck, Germain Houde, Jello Biafra, Mark Bennett, Joe Keithley, Lisa Brown, Gene Kiniski, Gabe Khouth, Valeda Hett, Shawn Macdonald ..
Directed by: Zale Dalen
Release date: 1990-05-11
35.

The Dark Side of The Moon

2.6
4.9/10 IMDB

It is the year 2022. A mysterious systems failure causes the crew of a spaceship to be stranded on the dark side of the moon, while rapidly running out of fuel and oxygen. They are surprised to discover a NASA space shuttle floating in space, and board it in the hope of salvaging some supplies. One by one, the crew is possessed and killed, and it is up to Paxton Warner to find the links between the dark side of the moon, the Bermuda Triangle, and the Devil himself.

Starring: Robert Sampson, Will Bledsoe, Joe Turkel, Camilla More, Wendy MacDonald, Alan Blumenfeld, Ken Lesco, John Diehl ..
Directed by: D.J. Webster
Release date: 1990-05-30
36.

Spontaneous Combustion

2.6
4.8/10 IMDB

A young man finds out that his parents had been used in an atomic-weapons experiment shortly before he was born, and that the results have had some unexpected effects on him.

Starring: Brad Dourif, Cynthia Bain, Jon Cypher, André De Toth, John Landis, Melinda Dillon, Dey Young, Dick Butkus, Stacy Edwards, George Buck Flower ..
Directed by: Tobe Hooper
Release date: 1990-02-23
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1990 : The Secrets of the Back to the Future Trilogy
37.

The Secrets of the Back to the Future Trilogy

2.5
6.4/10 IMDB

The Secrets of the Back to the Future Trilogy was a program hosted by Kirk Cameron. The show answered questions that Back to the Future fans sent in by letter. It was released onto videocassette in 1990 and as a bonus feature on the disc for Back to the Future Part III in the 2002 release of the Back to the Future trilogy. It is also available in the 2010 Blu-Ray trilogy.

Starring: Kirk Cameron, Michael J. Fox, Thomas F. Wilson, Mary Steenburgen, Robert Zemeckis, Mary Kay Bergman, Ray Saniger, Dirty Denny, Neil Canton, Christopher Lloyd ..
Directed by: Peyton Reed
Release date: 1990-06-12
38.

Watchers II

2.5
4.2/10 IMDB

A genetically re-engineered dog develops a psychic link with a monster created in a lab experiment which goes awry.

Starring: Marc Singer, Tracy Scoggins, Jonathan Farwell, Mary Woronov, Irene Miracle, Tom Poster, Don Pugsley, Joseph Hardin, Diana James, John Lafayette ..
Directed by: Thierry Notz
Release date: 1990-08-16
39.

The Rift

2.5
4.7/10 IMDB

An experimental submarine with a very experienced crew, the "Siren II" is sent to find out what happened to the "Siren I" after it mysteriously disappeared in a submarine rift. Things go awry when they begin to find things that shouldn't be there...

Starring: Jack Scalia, R. Lee Ermey, Ray Wise, Deborah Adair, John Toles-Bey, Ely Pouget, Emilio Linder, Tony Isbert, Frank Braña, Edmund Purdom ..
Directed by: Juan Piquer Simón
Release date: 1990-03-09
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1990 : Solar Crisis
40.

Solar Crisis

2.4
4.0/10 IMDB

A huge solar flare is predicted to fry the Earth. Astronauts aboard the spaceship Helios must go to the Sun to drop a bomb equipped with an Artificial Intelligence and a Japanese pilot at the right time so the flare will point somewhere else.

Starring: Tim Matheson, Charlton Heston, Peter Boyle, Annabel Schofield, Corin Nemec, Tetsuya Bessho, Jack Palance, Dorian Harewood, Paul Koslo, Sandy McPeak ..
Directed by: Richard C. Sarafian, Alan Smithee
Release date: 1990-07-14
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1990 : Sol Bianca
41.

Sol Bianca

2.4
6.0/10 IMDB

Five female pirates pilot the Sol Bianca, a starship with a higher level of technology than any other known. With it, they seek out riches, such as the Gnosis, an legendary item of power, and pasha, the most valuable mineral in the galaxy.

Starring: Yoko Matsuoka, Rei Sakuma, Minami Takayama, Yuriko Fuchizaki, Miki Ito, Daisuke Namikawa, Takeshi Aono, Tesshou Genda, Rokuro Naya ..
Directed by: Katsuhito Akiyama
Release date: 1990-03-20
42.

Lobster Man from Mars

2.3
5.3/10 IMDB

Young film student tries to sell his weird movie to a desperate film producer who is in need of a tax write-off. The producer screens the film "Lobster Man From Mars". What follows is one of the most bizarre and funny film within-a-film send-ups: Mars suffers from an air leakage, and send the dreaded Lobster Man to Earth to steal its air. The plot is foiled by a mad scientist, a girl, and an army colonel. The producer buys the movie, but it makes a huge profit and the producer is sent to jail, with the film student taking his place as the studio hot shot.

Starring: Deborah Foreman, Dean Jacobson, S.D. Nemeth, Anthony Hickox, Tony Curtis, Patrick Macnee, Phil Proctor, Bobby Pickett, Ava Fabian, Billy Barty ..
Directed by: Stanley Sheff
Release date: 1990-02-09
43.

The Spirit of '76

2.3
5.8/10 IMDB

Future Americans decide to time travel to 1776 to ask the founding fathers for the solutions to their problems. A glitch in the time machine changes their destination to 1976. Still believing themselves to be in 1776, the time travellers attempt to study this "ideal" civilization. 70's jokes, props and stars abound.

Starring: Mark Mothersbaugh, Gerald V. Casale, Carl Reiner, Bob Casale, David Kendrick, Geoff Hoyle, Olivia d'Abo, David Cassidy, Jeffrey McDonald, Steven Shane McDonald ..
Directed by: Lucas Reiner
Release date: 1990-01-01
44.

Shadowzone

2.3
5.1/10 IMDB

After someone is killed in the subterranean project called "Shadowzone," a NASA captain is called in to investigate. In the project, sleeping subjects are induced into a deep EDS state whereby they become portals to a parallel universe. Unfortunately this causes adverse reactions in the subject, and something gets through the portal, the consequence of which is an attrition problem.

Starring: Louise Fletcher, David Beecroft, James Hong, Frederick Flynn, Shawn Weatherly, Miguel A. Núñez, Jr., Lu Leonard, Maureen Flaherty ..
Directed by: J.S. Cardone
Release date: 1990-02-22
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1990 : Dr. M
45.

Dr. M

2.2
4.8/10 IMDB

In the not-too-distant future Berlin is shocked by a series of spectacular suicides; a policeman's investigations lead him to a beautiful, enigmatic woman and the revelation of a sinister plot to manipulate the population through mass hypnosis.

Starring: Alan Bates, Jennifer Beals, Jan Niklas, Hanns Zischler, Benoît Régent, Alexander Radszun, Peter Fitz, Daniela Poggi, William Berger, Michael Degen ..
Directed by: Claude Chabrol
Release date: 1990-05-24
46.

Peacemaker

2.2
5.2/10 IMDB

Two aliens arrive on Earth trying to kill each other. This is not easy, since they seem to be able to regenerate lost body parts and survive bullet wounds. Both of them happen to meet a young pathologist Dori Caisson, and each alien tells her that he is a peacemaker (an intergalactic cop) and that the other one is a bad guy. Whom can she trust?

Starring: Robert Forster, Lance Edwards, Hilary Shepard, Robert Davi, Sharon Schaffer, Kyra Stempel, Bert Remsen, John Denos, Wally Taylor, Garth Le Master ..
Directed by: Kevin Tenney
Release date: 1990-07-02
47.

Circuitry Man

2.2
4.6/10 IMDB

In a future where most humans have moved underground to escape the pollution, one of the few pleasures left is a kind of narcotic in the form of chips which can be plugged directly into the brain. Lori, a female body guard steals a case of such chips and flees underground Los Angeles with Danner, a pleasure android so that they can smuggle the chips to New York. In pursuit is Plughead, a dangerous criminal so named because of the many sockets and ports which decorate his scalp so that he can test and use the chips that he is after.

Starring: Jim Metzler, Dana Wheeler-Nicholson, Lu Leonard, Vernon Wells, Barbara Alyn Woods, Dennis Christopher, Paul Willson, Garry Goodrow, Amy Hill, Deborah Holland ..
Directed by: Steven Lovy
Release date: 1990-05-01
48.

Flesh Gordon Meets the Cosmic Cheerleaders

2.2
3.7/10 IMDB

Space-faring hero and galactically-renowned stud Flesh Gordon is kidnapped by a group of space cheerleaders hoping to use him to save their planet. A being simply known as Evil Presence has been rendering the men of their world impotent, and the women are desperate for some form of relief. Flesh's girlfriend Ardor, meanwhile, is following behind to try to keep him out of trouble, but soon finds herself kidnapped by Evil Presence's henchman who has plans of his own. Can Flesh get the men of this planet standing tall once again?

Starring: Vince Murdocco, Robyn Kelly, Tony Travis, William Dennis Hunt, Morgan Fox, Bruce Scott, Maureen Webb, Tony Travis ..
Directed by: Howard Ziehm, Doug Frisby
Release date: 1990-07-11
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1990 : Keiko in danger
49.

Keiko in danger

2.2
6.2/10 IMDB

Many years ago, aliens released Keiko the killer whale on Earth. Since then he has spent most of his life in a water park and has taken the love from their caregivers and the public. Everything will change when the aliens come back for her.

Starring: Hugo Stiglitz, Susana Dosamantes, César Bono, Roberto Ballesteros, Carlos East, Juan Peláez, Mario Arévalo, Keiko, Sandra Nori ..
Directed by: René Cardona III
Release date: 1990-10-04
50.

Metamorphosis : The Alien Factor

2.2
4.9/10 IMDB

A virus from outer space transforms a bio-researcher into a blood thirsty monster. But chief, Dr.Vialini doesn't like the cops and public to be involved in this secret experiment. But he becomes lunch very soon.

Starring: Allen Lewis Rickman, Matt Kulis, Patrick Barnes, Tara Leigh ..
Directed by: Glenn Takakjian
Release date: 1990-11-05

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