My Top 25 of 1991

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1.
Barton Fink (1991)
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A renowned New York playwright is enticed to California to write for the movies and discovers the hellish truth of Hollywood. (116 mins.)
Director: Joel Coen
 
2.
Rubin and Ed (1991)
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Reclusive Rubin Farr teams up with vocal but unsuccessful multi-level salesman Ed Tuttle on a quest... (82 mins.)
Director: Trent Harris
 
3.
The Hard Way (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
An action movie star researching a role is allowed to tag along with a hardboiled New York policeman, who finds him superficial and irritating. (111 mins.)
Director: John Badham
 
4.
An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A family of Emigre mice decide to move out to the west, unaware that they are falling into a trap perpetrated by a smooth talking cat. (75 mins.)
 
5.
Beauty and the Beast (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Belle, whose father is imprisoned by the Beast, offers herself instead, unaware her captor to be an enchanted prince. (84 mins.)
 
6.
The People Under the Stairs (1991)
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Two adults and a juvenile burglar break into a house occupied by a brother and sister and their stolen children and become trapped. (102 mins.)
Director: Wes Craven
 
7.
The Addams Family (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Con artists plan to fleece the eccentric family using an accomplice who claims to be their long lost Uncle Fester. (99 mins.)
 
8.
Suburban Commando (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
Shep Ramsey is an interstellar hero, righting wrongs, etc. His ship is damaged after a fight with an... (90 mins.)
Director: Burt Kennedy
 
9.
Rock-A-Doodle (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Edmund is a boy whose favorite story of Chanticleer, a rooster whose singing makes the sun rise every morning until the Grand Duke of Owls... (77 mins.)
 
10.
Problem Child 2 (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
Junior's back in his first adventure since his last! Junior and Ben move to Mortville which seems like the perfect town to live in... (90 mins.)
Director: Brian Levant
 
11.
Guyver (1991)
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A young man discovers a mechanical device that merges with his own body, turning him into a cyborg superhero... (88 mins.)
 
12.
City Slickers (1991)
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On the verge of turning 40, an unhappy Manhattan yuppie is roped into joining his two friends on a cattle drive in the southwest. (113 mins.)
Director: Ron Underwood
 
13.
JFK (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A New Orleans DA discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story. (189 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
 
14.
Delusion (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A man who has just embezzled money from his company is driving through the Nevada desert. He picks up a pretty girl and her seemingly goofy boyfriend... (100 mins.)
Director: Carl Colpaert
 
15.
Deceived (1991)
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A marriage that seemed perfect comes crashing down after the death of Jack Saunders, husband of Adrienne Saunders... (104 mins.)
Director: Damian Harris
 
16.
Cool as Ice (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.8/10 X  
A rap-oriented remake of "The Wild One", with heavy emphasis on the fact that rap star Vanilla Ice has assumed the Marlon Brando role. (91 mins.)
Director: David Kellogg
 
17.
Ernest Scared Stupid (1991)
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Ernest unleashes an ugly troll that plots to transform children into wooden dolls in the town of Briarville, Missouri. (91 mins.)
Director: John Cherry
 
18.
What About Bob? (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A successful psychotherapist loses his mind after one of his most dependent patients, a manipulative, obsessively compulsive narcissist, tracks him down during his family vacation. (99 mins.)
Director: Frank Oz
 
19.
The Rocketeer (1991)
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A young pilot stumbles onto a prototype jetpack that allows him to become a high flying masked hero. (108 mins.)
Director: Joe Johnston
 
20.
Naked Lunch (1991)
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After developing an addiction to the substance he uses to kill bugs, an exterminator accidentally murders his wife and becomes involved in a secret government plot being orchestrated by giant bugs in a port town in North Africa. (115 mins.)
 
21.
Cape Fear (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A convicted rapist, released from prison after serving a fourteen-year sentence, stalks the family of the lawyer who originally defended him. (128 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
22.
Closet Land (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A young writer is interrogated by a sadistic secret policeman. She is accused of embedding political messages in her children's stories... (89 mins.)
Director: Radha Bharadwaj
 
23.
Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Five kids are left home when their mother leaves town on a three-month vacation to Australia, only to have their geriatric babysitter die of a heart attack, leading to the eldest teen, Sue Ellen, to scam her way into taking a job at a hip Los Angeles fashion company to feed and support her needy siblings. (102 mins.)
Director: Stephen Herek
 
24.
Drop Dead Fred (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A young woman finds her already unstable life rocked by the presence of a rambunctious imaginary friend from childhood. (103 mins.)
Director: Ate De Jong
 
25.
Highway to Hell (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
An eloping bride is taken into Hell, and her fianc must pursue. (94 mins.)
Director: Ate de Jong