Award Winning Movies From The 90′s

Monday, March 28 by Dr. Aleathea Wiggins

There are a lot of great award winning movies from the 90's. Impressive acting, outstanding directing, and pure entertainment lit up the big screen during the 90s. Do you remember your favorite award winners? Take a trip down memory lane and enjoy the following award winning movies again.

  1. "Forrest Gump" The 1994 academy award winning movie "Forrest Gump" featured an old time favorite, Tom Hanks. Forrest has only one friend, Jenny, during his youth. As he transitions from childhood into adulthood, Forrest remains an innocent child at heart due to being 'slow' or mentally challenged. Despite having a mental disability, Forrest grows up to a football player, war hero, and successful businessman, while still maintaining a pure heart and gentle spirit. To his surprise, he also becomes a father. "Forrest Gump" is an award winning movie worth seeing repeatedly.
  2. "Schindler's List" "Schindler's List" is the greatest masterpiece to hit the big screen. Directed by Steven Spielberg, this 1993 award winner is one of the finest stories ever told. The movie is based on a true story about a German businessman who helped save the lives of Jewish refugees during the Holocaust.
  3. "Dances With Wolves" Kevin Costner stars as a U. S. Army Lieutenant during the times of the civil war. He mans a post near a Native American community and eventually comes to be accepted as part of the community. Costner's character learns to appreciate the culture, and falls in love. History is made on the American Frontier in this award winning movie.
  4. "Shakespeare in Love" America's sweetheart, Gwyneth Paltrow, stars in this award winning movie. Experience life and love as it was during the era of Shakespeare. This romantic comedy is simply delightful with impressive acting and great directing.
  5. "Titanic" Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet are the perfect couple in the award winning "Titanic." Disaster strikes causing the young lovers to struggle for survival. This beautiful, epic love story will keep you on the edge of your seat.
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