Best Tv Movie Movies of 1990


Stephen King's It

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 Tv Movie Movies of 1990 : By Dawn's Early Light

By Dawn's Early Light

7.1/10 IMDB

A nuclear warhead launched by Soviet insurgents protesting the waning Cold War destroys the Ukrainian city of Donetsk. The destruction sets off a race between American and Soviet politicians to prevent a nuclear holocaust. While the U.S. president feverishly works to keep the military and political machine from going into overdrive, various subordinates panic. When the president is believed to be killed in a helicopter crash, zealous advisers take over.

Starring: Powers Boothe, Rebecca De Mornay, James Earl Jones, Martin Landau, Darren McGavin, Jeffrey DeMunn, Rip Torn, Peter MacNicol, Glenn Withrow, Ronald William Lawrence ..
Directed by: Jack Sholder
Release date: 1990-05-19

Treasure Island

7.2/10 IMDB

Young Jim Hawkins, while running the Benbow Inn with his mother, meets Captain Billy Bones, who dies at the inn while it is beseiged by buccaneers led by Blind Pew. Jim and his mother fight off the attackers and discover Billy Bones' treasure map for which the buccaneers had come. Jim agrees to sail on the S.S. Espaniola with Squire Trelawney and Dr. Livesey to find the treasure on a mysterious isiand. Upon arriving at the island, ship's cook and scaliwag Long John Silver leads a mutiny of crew members who want the treasure for themselves. Jim helps the Squire and Espaniola officers to survive the mutiny and fight back against Silver's men, who have taken over the Espaniola.

Starring: Charlton Heston, Christian Bale, Oliver Reed, Christopher Lee, Richard Johnson, Julian Glover, Isla Blair, James Cosmo, Pete Postlethwaite, John Benfield ..
Directed by: Fraser Clarke Heston
Release date: 1990-06-08
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1990 : Industrial Symphony No. 1: The Dream of the Brokenhearted

Industrial Symphony No. 1: The Dream of the Brokenhearted

7.0/10 IMDB

After her boyfriend ends their relationship, the dreamself of a heartbroken woman floats through the air over an industrial wasteland singing ballads of love.

Starring: Laura Dern, Nicolas Cage, Michael J. Anderson, Julee Cruise ..
Directed by: David Lynch
Release date: 1990-12-01
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1990 : The Flash

The Flash

6.9/10 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 D├ęsert, Tim Thomerson, Michael Nader, Priscilla Pointer, Lycia Naff, Richard Belzer ..
Directed by: Robert Iscove
Release date: 1990-11-04

Psycho IV: The Beginning

5.5/10 IMDB

Norman Bates is again released from the mental hospital he was placed in at the end of Psycho III after serving another few years and is apparently rehabiliated for the second time. Norman is now married to a young nurse named Connie and is expecting a child. However, Norman fears that the child will inherit his mental illness. Meanwhile, Fran Ambrose is a radio talk show host who is discussing the topic of matricide with guest Dr. Richmond, Norman's former psychologist. The radio station receives a call from Norman, who uses the alias "Ed" to tell his story.

Starring: Anthony Perkins, Henry Thomas, Olivia Hussey, CCH Pounder, Warren Frost, Donna Mitchell, Thomas Schuster, Sharen Camille, Bobbi Evors, John Landis ..
Directed by: Mick Garris
Release date: 1990-11-10
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1990 : The Phantom of the Opera

The Phantom of the Opera

7.5/10 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

Buried Alive

6.5/10 IMDB

Clint is an every day working man whose wife Joanna is having an affair with a doctor. They plot to kill him and get the insurance money. Only trouble the drug overdose they give him doesn't kill him. Lucky for Clint he's buried in a cheap wooden box and he unburies himself. Just remember, Hell hath no fury like a man buried alive!

Starring: Tim Matheson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, William Atherton, Hoyt Axton, Jay Gerber, Wayne Grace, Donald Hotton, Brian Libby, Peg Shirley, David Youse ..
Directed by: Frank Darabont
Release date: 1990-05-09
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1990 : A Promise to Keep

A Promise to Keep

6.5/10 IMDB

Middle class parents, who already have three kids, take in their four orphaned nephews.

Starring: Dana Delany, Frances Fisher, Adam Arkin, Mimi Kennedy, William Russ, Richard Poe, David Seaman, David Cromwell, Devon O'Brien, Kyndra Joy Casper ..
Directed by: Rod Holcomb
Release date: 1990-10-01

Don't Try This at Home!

7.3/10 IMDB

Penn and Teller play with mirrors, teach 900 people to make a hankie disappear, play with clear acrylic boxes, turn marshmallows into tools of violence, do some erotic fire-eating, become the King of Animal Traps, produce bees without end, make Jane Curtin do a magic trick with a needle, dental floss, and her pierced ear, and drive a truck filled with concrete over Teller.

Starring: Penn Jillette, Teller, Victoria Jackson, Jane Curtin, Carol Perkins ..
Directed by: John Moffitt
Release date: 1990-11-23

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