10 Most Memorable Movies Of The 90′s

Wednesday, January 19 by Matt McGew

The 1990s were an exciting decade for movies and fans of the '90s won't want to miss these 10 most memorable movies of the '90s. This decade will be remembered for Bill Clinton, the internet boom and bust, and the fall of communism, but fans of cinema will always remember the '90s for these now classic films.

  1. "Boogie Nights" An unforgettable film about the life of an imaginary porn star in the late '70s and early '80s. "Boogie Nights" was originally released in 1997 and stars Mark Wahlberg, Julianne More and Burt Reynolds
  2. "American Beauty" Originally released in 1999, this Sam Mendes classic stars Kevin Spacey in a satire of life in suburban America. The film effectively tackles the taboo subject of a depressed suburban father going through a mid-life crises and the infatuation he develops for his daughter's best friend. 
  3. "The Usual Suspects" One of the greatest twist endings of all time. A crime thriller unlike any other ever made. This 1995 classic was directed by Bryan Singer and stars Kevin Spacey, Gabriel Byrne and Chazz Palminteri.
  4. "Forrest Gump" The movie that made Tom Hanks a bona fide star. History as seen through the eyes of one remarkable man. Originally released in 1994, this was one of the first films to feature digitally generated images. 
  5. "The Sixth Sense" M. Night Shyamalan's most memorable film about a little boy who sees dead people. This 1999 classic stars Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment and Toni Collette and features at twist ending you have to see to believe. 
  6. "Pulp Fiction" John Travolta and Samuel L. Jackson star in Quentin Tarantino's film about the little moments in lives of seemingly unrelated people and how their lives come together in unexpected ways. The movie is actually told as four separate pulp fiction novels that come together.
  7. "Toy Story" The first full-length animated feature film entirely done on a computer. The film is remembered for its groundbreaking animation and rich, complex storyline. Originally released in 1995, the film features the voices of Tom Hanks, Tim Allen and Don Rickles. 
  8. "The Matrix" A science fiction classic starring Keanu Reeves and Laurence Fishburne. This film answered the question, "What is the Matrix?" This was also the first film of the successful "Matrix" trilogy. 
  9. "Leaving Las Vegas" Nicolas Cage won the Oscar for his performance of an alcoholic who moves to Las Vegas to drink his life away. The film was written and directed by Mike Figgis and was originally released in 1995. 
  10. "Heat" Robert De Niro and Al Pacino as the hunter and the hunted. This movie marked the first time the two great actors shared screen time together. Heat came out in 1995 and was written and directed by Michael Mann
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