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Best Movies of the 1990s

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The top 20 movies of the 1990s

Rated 0 points - posted 12 years ago by missdeweydecimal in category Movies.
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Silence of the Lambs Report Abuse
Anthony Hopkins delivers a truly incredible performance as the supremely creepy Hannibal Lecter. This movie still gives me goosebumps.
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Braveheart Report Abuse
Back when Mel Gibson was still a likable actor.
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Saving Private Ryan Report Abuse
There is certainly no shortage of war films, but Saving Private Ryan can definitely be put up there with Apocalypse Now, Platoon, Hurt Locker, etc. Many people don't realize that this film actually won 52 awards. 52!
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Shawshank Redemption Report Abuse
This is possibly one of my favorite movies of all time. There's something about the story of Andy Dufresne that is so engaging. Morgan Freeman and Tim Robbins both give masterful performances, showing both the importance of friendship (without being hokey), and the triumph of the human spirit. The scene where Andy is able to sneak into the wardens office and play an opera record over the loudpseaker is possibly one of the most emotionally uplifting scenes in a film. "I have no idea to this day what those two Italian ladies were singing about. Truth is, I don't wanna know. Some things are better left unsaid. I'd like to think they were singing about something so beautiful it can't be expressed in words, and it makes your heart ache because of it."
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Pulp Fiction Report Abuse
This ground-breaking film really put Quentin Tarrantino on a whole new level. It creatively plays with time, telling the story of the film out of order, but in a way that is still so entertaining the audience doesn't mind that they don't quite know what's going on. Amazing performances by Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Willis, and of course John Travolta who's career was revived by this single film. The dance scene between him and Uma Thurman is absolutely fantastic.
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The Sixth Sense Report Abuse
Back when M. Night Shyamalan was at the top of his game.
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The Usual Suspects Report Abuse
This film is so clever, every time I watch it I am continually impressed with how well it is put together. Kevin Spacey's performance is phenomenal, possibly his best role ever. "The greatest trick the Devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn’t exist. And like that, poof. He’s gone.”
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Shine Report Abuse
This movie doesn't get much recognition anymore, but I thought this was a truly inspiring story.
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Magnolia Report Abuse
This epic film is not to be missed.
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