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1.
Kiseye Berendj (1996)
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A small child and her elderly neighbor are having all kinds of small adventures in the streets of Tehran to get a sack of rice. (80 mins.)
 
2.
Central Station (1998)
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An emotive journey of a former school teacher, who writes letters for illiterate people, and a young boy, whose mother has just died, as they search for the father he never knew. (113 mins.)
Director: Walter Salles
 
3.
The Very Thought of You (1998)
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Laurence recounts to his neighbour how his life long friendship with Frank and Daniel has been overturned... (88 mins.)
Director: Nick Hamm
 
4.
Smoke Signals (1998)
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Young Indian man Thomas is a nerd in his reservation, wearing oversize glasses and telling everyone stories no-one wants to hear... (89 mins.)
Director: Chris Eyre
 
5.
The Decline of Western Civilization Part III (1998 Documentary)
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The Decline of Western Civilization III is a 1998 documentary film that follows the gutter punk lifestyle of homeless teenagers. (86 mins.)
 
6.
Show Me Love (1998)
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Two teenage girls in small-town Sweden. Elin is beautiful, popular, and bored with life. Agnes is friendless, sad, and secretly in love with Elin. (89 mins.)
Director: Lukas Moodysson
 
7.
The Apple (1998)
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After twelve years of imprisonment by their own parents, two sisters are finally released by social workers to face the outside world for the first time. (86 mins.)
 
8.
He Got Game (1998)
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A basketball player's father must try to convince him to go to a college so he can get a shorter sentence. (136 mins.)
Director: Spike Lee
 
9.
Elizabeth (1998)
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A film of the early years of the reign of Elizabeth I of England and her difficult task of learning what is necessary to be a monarch. (124 mins.)
Director: Shekhar Kapur
 
10.
The Celebration (1998)
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At Helge's 60th birthday party, some unpleasant family truths are revealed. (105 mins.)
 
11.
Croupier (1998)
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An aspiring writer is hired as a croupier at a casino, where he realizes that his life as a croupier would make a great novel. (94 mins.)
Director: Mike Hodges
 
12.
Wild Things (1998)
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A police detective uncovers a conspiracy behind a case involving a high-school guidance counselor when accusations of rape are made against him by two female students. (108 mins.)
Director: John McNaughton
 
13.
Paulie (1998)
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Paulie, a talking parrot, recounts his travels looking for his original owner to a Russian janitor who helps him to the end of his journey. (91 mins.)
Director: John Roberts
 
14.
A Bug's Life (1998)
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A misfit ant, looking for "warriors" to save his colony from greedy grasshoppers, recruits a group of bugs that turn out to be an inept circus troupe. (95 mins.)
“ better than Three Amigos. For what it's worth. ” - maddox-richard
 
15.
Madeline (1998)
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The adventurous, young Madeline is very good at getting into trouble, but she's also fantastic in solving problems as well... (88 mins.)
 
16.
The Truman Show (1998)
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An insurance salesman/adjuster discovers his entire life is actually a television show. (103 mins.)
Director: Peter Weir
 
17.
Titanic Town (1998)
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A Belfast housewife takes up the peace cause which causes her family trouble with IRA sympathizers. (100 mins.)
Director: Roger Michell
 
18.
Happiness (1998)
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The lives of several individuals intertwine as they go about their lives in their own unique ways, engaging in acts society as a whole might find disturbing in a desperate search for human connection. (134 mins.)
Director: Todd Solondz
 
19.
The Thin Red Line (1998)
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Terrence Malick's adaptation of James Jones' autobiographical 1962 novel, focusing on the conflict at Guadalcanal during the second World War. (170 mins.)
Director: Terrence Malick
 
20.
Shakespeare in Love (1998)
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A young Shakespeare, out of ideas and short of cash, meets his ideal woman and is inspired to write one of his most famous plays. (123 mins.)
Director: John Madden
 
21.
Black Cat, White Cat (1998)
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Matko is a small time hustler, living by the river Danube with his 17 year old son Zare. After a failed... (127 mins.)
Director: Emir Kusturica
 
22.
West Beirut (1998)
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In April, 1975, civil war breaks out; Beirut is partitioned along a Moslem-Christian line. Tarek is in high school... (105 mins.)
Director: Ziad Doueiri
 
23.
Following (1998)
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A young writer who follows strangers for material meets a thief who takes him under his wing. (69 mins.)
 
24.
Treason (1998)
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(104 mins.)
 
25.
Hilary and Jackie (1998)
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The tragic story of world renowned classic cellist Jacqueline du Pré, as told from the point of view of her sister, flautist Hilary du Pré-Finzi. (121 mins.)
Director: Anand Tucker
“ Expected this to be the epitome of everything I dislike in film - pretensions to highbrow taste, signposted bio-pic storyline, actors 'acting'. Wow. An absolute treat and and none of the above. Frank Cottrell Boyce deserves every award going. ” - maddox-richard
 
26.
The Big Lebowski (1998)
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"The Dude" Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire Lebowski, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it. (117 mins.)
Director: Joel Coen
 
27.
54 (1998)
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Famous 70s NYC nightclub seen and told through the eyes of a young employee. (93 mins.)
 
28.
Lovers of the Arctic Circle (1998)
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In Lapland, under the midnight sun, Otto and Ana reunite once again after a long period of time apart, in the hope of rekindling their unrequited teenage love. (112 mins.)
Director: Julio Medem
 
29.
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
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An oddball journalist and his psychopathic lawyer travel to Las Vegas for a series of psychedelic escapades. (118 mins.)
Director: Terry Gilliam
 
30.
Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon (1998)
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Biography of British painter Francis Bacon focuses on his relationship with his lover, George Dyer, a former small time crook. (87 mins.)
Director: John Maybury
 
31.
My Name Is Joe (1998)
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Two thirtysomethings, unemployed former alcoholic Joe and community health worker Sarah, start a romantic... (105 mins.)
Director: Ken Loach
 
32.
The Idiots (1998)
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The group of people gather at the house in Copenhagen suburb to break all the limitations and to bring out the "inner idiot" in themselves. (117 mins.)
 
33.
Buffalo '66 (1998)
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After being released from prison, Billy is set to visit his parents with his wife, whom he does not actually have. This provokes Billy to act out, as he kidnaps a girl and forces her to act as his wife for the visit. (110 mins.)
Director: Vincent Gallo
 
34.
Babe: Pig in the City (1998)
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Babe, fresh from his victory in the sheepherding contest, returns to Farmer Hoggett's farm, but after Farmer Hoggett is injured and unable to work, Babe has to go to the big city to save the farm. (97 mins.)
Director: George Miller
 
35.
Xiu Xiu: The Sent-Down Girl (1998)
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Young teen girl Xiu Xiu is sent away to a remote corner of the Sichuan steppes for manual labor in 1975... (99 mins.)
Director: Joan Chen
 
36.
Razor Blade Smile (1998)
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A 19th century woman, who has become one of the undead, acts as a hired killer in modern times. When... (102 mins.)
Director: Jake West
 
37.
Three Businessmen (1998)
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An American art dealer (Miguel Sandoval), who specializes in southwestern topaz, arrives by train in Liverpool... (80 mins.)
Director: Alex Cox
 
38.
A Simple Plan (1998)
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When three blue collar acquaintances come across millions of dollars in lost cash they make a plan to keep their find from the authorities but find complications and mistrust weaving its way into their plan. (121 mins.)
Director: Sam Raimi
 
39.
The Longest Nite (1998)
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A corrupt cop named Sam handles negotiations between two Triad leaders who plan to join forces. However, he meets a suspicious bald man named Tony, who keeps following him around and disrupting his personal business. (81 mins.)
Director: Patrick Yau
 
40.
Expect the Unexpected (1998)
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A group of inept Mainland criminals botch a jewelry store robbery. The cops, led by the straight-laced Ken and the wise-cracking Sam... (87 mins.)
Director: Patrick Yau
 
41.
The Dinner Game (1998)
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To amuse themselves at a weekly dinner, a few well-heeled folk each bring a dimwit along who is to talk about his pastime... (80 mins.)
Director: Francis Veber
 
42.
Rushmore (1998)
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The extracurricular king of Rushmore preparatory school is put on academic probation. (93 mins.)
Director: Wes Anderson
 
43.
Bride of Chucky (1998)
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Chucky, the doll possessed by a serial killer, discovers the perfect mate to kill and revive into the body of another doll. (89 mins.)
Director: Ronny Yu
 
44.
Bulworth (1998)
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A suicidally disillusioned liberal politician puts a contract out on himself and takes the opportunity to be bluntly honest with his voters by affecting the rhythms and speech of hip-hop music and culture. (108 mins.)
Director: Warren Beatty
 
45.
Divine Trash (1998 Documentary)
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The life and times of Baltimore film maker and midnight movie pioneer, John Waters. Intercut with a... (97 mins.)
Director: Steve Yeager
 
46.
Haru: The Island of the Solitary (1998 Documentary)
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(43 mins.)
 
47.
Without Limits (1998)
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The film follows the life of famous 1970s runner Steve Prefontaine from his youth days in Oregon to... (117 mins.)
Director: Robert Towne
 
48.
Brother Tied (1998)
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When Cal's brother Aaron forms a disliking towards Cal's new friend, suddenly they find their fraternal connection fading away which poses a big problem for them both. (109 mins.)
 
49.
Apt Pupil (1998)
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A boy blackmails his neighbour after suspecting him to be a Nazi war criminal. (111 mins.)
Director: Bryan Singer
 
50.
Water Easy Reach (1998)
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Almar is stranded on the shore of an island in the Mediterranian sea, when his ship leaves without him. There he befriends the somewhat dodgy vagabond Windy, and falls in love for the first time, in the local young girl, Marta. (95 mins.)
Director: Bent Hamer
 
51.
The Quiet Family (1998)
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A family opens a mountain inn where their first guest commits suicide. Suddenly all their guests befall horrible fates. (101 mins.)
Director: Kim Jee-woon
 
52.
Rounders (1998)
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A young man is a reformed gambler who must return to playing big stakes poker to help a friend pay off loan sharks, while balancing his relationship with his girlfriend and his commitments to law school. (121 mins.)
Director: John Dahl
 
53.
Beast Cops (1998)
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One of the most universally acclaimed motion pictures in the history of Hong Kong cinema. Acclaimed director Gordon Chan ("Fist Of Legend"... (110 mins.)
 
54.
The Faculty (1998)
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Students suspect that their teachers are aliens after bizarre occurrences. (104 mins.)
 
55.
Deep Rising (1998)
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A group of heavily armed hijackers board a luxury ocean liner in the South Pacific Ocean to loot it, only to do battle with a series of large-sized, tentacled, man-eating sea creatures who have taken over the ship first. (106 mins.)
Director: Stephen Sommers
 
56.
The Life of Birds (1998 TV Series)
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David Attenborough's comprehensive and richly detailed study of birds, examining the variety of different species and their ways of life. (489 mins.)
 
57.
Talking Heads 2 (1998 Mini-Series)
Episode: The Outside Dog (1998)
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Clean freak Marjory gradually comes to realise that her husband, Stuart, who works in a slaughterhouse...
 
58.
Talking Heads 2 (1998 Mini-Series)
Episode: Waiting for the Telegram (1998)
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Violet is a confused, elderly woman in a nursing home who has been told by the excited staff she will...
 
59.
Talking Heads 2 (1998 Mini-Series)
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Miss Fozzard, a spinster in late middle age who works in a department store, is slightly ridiculous...
 
60.
The Larry Sanders Show (1992 TV Series)
Episode: Flip (1998)
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Larry, Hank, Arthur and the staff prepare for, and put on, Larry's last show. (30 mins.)
 
61.
Columbo (1971 TV Series)
Episode: Ashes to Ashes (1998)
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After a much maligned Hollywood gossip columnist is murdered by her former lover, Columbo tries to find a way to prove he was responsible for the crime. (100 mins.)
 
62.
Sunset Beach (1997 TV Series)
Episode: Episode #1.248 (1998)
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Having discovered her fiancé Tim Truman kissing another woman, Meg Cummings leaves her home in Kansas... (60 mins.)
 
63.
Lick the Star (1998 Short Film)
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A clique of school girls devise a secret plan that they code-name "Lick the Star". (14 mins.)
Director: Sofia Coppola
 
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 TV Series)
Episode: Becoming: Part 2 (1998)
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Spike strikes an unlikely alliance with Buffy to keep Angel from destroying the world. (44 mins.)
 
66.
Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends (1998 TV Series)
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Louis Theroux documents some of the US's most bizarre happenings, events and rituals, by getting involved himself... (60 mins.)
 
67.
Undercover Heart (1998 Mini-Series)
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(50 mins.)
 
68.
American Masters (1985 TV Series)
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Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising... (90 mins.)
 
69.
Lee Marvin: A Personal Portrait by John Boorman (1998 Documentary)
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(55 mins.)
Director: John Boorman
 
70.
Sex in a Cold Climate (1998 Documentary)
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Interlocking interviews of 4 women interred in various Magdalene asylums and/or orphanages because of out-of-wedlock pregancies, being sexually assaulted, or just being "too pretty" (believe it or not). (50 mins.)