ALL FILMS IN OSCAR 1994 (RANKED)

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1.
Jurassic Park (1993)
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During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok. (127 mins.)
“ 8/10 ” - dr-mutallimov
 
2.
The Wrong Trousers (1993 Short Film)
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Wallace is used by a criminal penguin in a robbery involving mechanical trousers. (30 mins.)
Director: Nick Park
“ 8/10 ” - dr-mutallimov
 
3.
Cliffhanger (1993)
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A botched mid-air heist results in suitcases full of cash being searched for by various groups throughout the Rocky Mountains. (112 mins.)
Director: Renny Harlin
“ 7/10 ” - dr-mutallimov
 
4.
The Firm (1993)
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A young lawyer joins a prestigious law firm only to discover that it has a sinister dark side. (154 mins.)
Director: Sydney Pollack
“ 7/10 ” - dr-mutallimov
 
5.
Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)
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After a bitter divorce, an actor disguises himself as a female housekeeper to spend time with his children held in custody by his former wife. (125 mins.)
Director: Chris Columbus
“ 7/10 ” - dr-mutallimov
 
6.
Schindler's List (1993)
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In German-occupied Poland during World War II, Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazi Germans. (195 mins.)
 
7.
The Fugitive (1993)
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Dr. Richard Kimble, unjustly accused of murdering his wife, must find the real killer while being the target of a nationwide manhunt lead by a seasoned US Marshall. (130 mins.)
Director: Andrew Davis
 
8.
In the Name of the Father (1993)
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A man's coerced confession to an IRA bombing he did not commit results in the imprisonment of his father as well. An English lawyer fights to free them. (133 mins.)
Director: Jim Sheridan
 
9.
The Piano (1993)
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A mute woman is sent to 1850s New Zealand along with her young daughter and prized piano for an arranged marriage to a wealthy landowner, but is soon lusted after by a local worker on the plantation. (121 mins.)
Director: Jane Campion
 
10.
The Remains of the Day (1993)
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A butler who sacrificed body and soul to service in the years leading up to World War II realizes too late how misguided his loyalty was to his lordly employer. (134 mins.)
Director: James Ivory
 
11.
Philadelphia (1993)
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When a man with HIV is fired by his law firm because of his condition, he hires a homophobic small time lawyer as the only willing advocate for a wrongful dismissal suit. (125 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Demme
 
12.
What's Love Got to Do with It (1993)
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The story of singer Tina Turner's rise to stardom and how she gained the courage to break free from her abusive husband, Ike Turner. (118 mins.)
Director: Brian Gibson
 
13.
Six Degrees of Separation (1993)
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An affluent New York couple find their lives touched, intruded upon, and compelled by a mysterious young black man who is never quite who he says he is. (112 mins.)
Director: Fred Schepisi
 
14.
Shadowlands (1993)
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C.S. Lewis, a world-renowned Christian theologian, writer, and professor, leads a passionless life until he meets a spirited poet from the U.S. (131 mins.)
 
15.
What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)
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After his father's death, Gilbert has to care for his mentally disabled brother, Arnie, and his morbidly obese mother, which is suddenly challenged when love walks into his life. (118 mins.)
 
16.
In the Line of Fire (1993)
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Secret Service agent Frank Horrigan couldn't save Kennedy, but he's determined not to let a clever assassin take out this president. (128 mins.)
 
17.
Fearless (1993)
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A man's personality is dramatically changed after surviving a major airline crash. (122 mins.)
Director: Peter Weir
 
18.
The Age of Innocence (1993)
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A tale of nineteenth-century New York high society in which a young lawyer falls in love with a woman separated from her husband, while he is engaged to the woman's cousin. (139 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
19.
Short Cuts (1993)
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The day-to-day lives of several suburban Los Angeles residents. (188 mins.)
Director: Robert Altman
 
20.
Dave (1993)
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To avoid a potentially explosive scandal when the U.S. President goes into a coma, an affable temp agency owner with an uncanny resemblance is put in his place. (110 mins.)
Director: Ivan Reitman
 
21.
Sleepless in Seattle (1993)
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A recently widowed man's son calls a radio talk-show in an attempt to find his father a partner. (105 mins.)
Director: Nora Ephron
 
22.
Farewell My Concubine (1993)
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The story of two men, who met as apprentices in the Peking Opera, and stayed friends for over 50 years. (171 mins.)
Director: Kaige Chen
 
23.
Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993)
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A prepubescent chess prodigy refuses to harden himself in order to become a champion like the famous but unlikable Bobby Fischer. (109 mins.)
Director: Steven Zaillian
 
24.
Addams Family Values (1993)
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A comical Gothic horror-movie-type family tries to rescue their beloved uncle from his gold-digging new love. (94 mins.)
 
25.
Orlando (1992)
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Young nobleman Orlando is commanded by Queen Elizabeth I to stay forever young. Miraculously, he does just that... (94 mins.)
Director: Sally Potter
 
26.
Geronimo: An American Legend (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
The story of the Apache chief and his armed resistance to the US Government's subjugation of his people. (115 mins.)
Director: Walter Hill
 
27.
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town, but his attempts to bring Christmas to his home cause confusion. (76 mins.)
Director: Henry Selick
 
28.
Poetic Justice (1993)
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In this film, we see the world through the eyes of main character Justice, a young African-American poet. A mail carrier invites a few friends along for a long overnight delivery run. (109 mins.)
Director: John Singleton
 
29.
Beethoven's 2nd (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
Beethoven, the St. Bernard dog, becomes a father, but his girlfriend Missy is dognapped, and his puppies are in danger of the same fate. (89 mins.)
Director: Rod Daniel
 
30.
Belle Epoque (1992)
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A 1931 Spanish military deserter finds himself on a lonely farm until the farmer's four daughters pay a visit and he falls for all of them. (109 mins.)
Director: Fernando Trueba
 
31.
The Scent of Green Papaya (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A little girl, Mui, went to a house as a new servant. The mother still mourns the death of her daughter... (104 mins.)
Director: Tran Anh Hung
 
32.
The Wedding Banquet (1993)
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To satisfy his nagging parents, a gay landlord and a female tenant agree to a marriage of convenience, but his parents arrive to visit and things get out of hand. (106 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
 
33.
Hedd Wyn (1992)
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A young poet living in the North Wales countryside competes for the most coveted prize of all in Welsh Poetry... (123 mins.)
Director: Paul Turner
 
34.
Blindscape (1993 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A blind man awakes in what may be a forest. (What he touches or hears is in color; the rest of the world... (8 mins.)
Director: Stephen Palmer
 
35.
The Mighty River (1993 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
The environmental history of the St. Lawrence River and the impact of human exploitation of it. (24 mins.)
Director: Frédéric Back
 
36.
Small Talk (1994 Short Film)
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(6 mins.)
Director: Bob Godfrey
 
37.
The Village (1993 Short Film)
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A village is ruled by the church, but it filled with hypocritical sinners who constantly spy on each other. (14 mins.)
Director: Mark Baker
 
38.
Black Rider (1993 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A young black man is verbally harassed by an older woman on a streetcar, while the other passengers remain silent. He finally exacts his revenge. (12 mins.)
Director: Pepe Danquart
 
39.
Down on the Waterfront (1993 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Two filmmakers, eager to make a feature film that will improve the tarnished reputation of the longshoreman's union, meet with union officials. (27 mins.)
Director: Stacy Title
 
40.
The Dutch Master (1993 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Teresa is not like her female colleagues. She cannot enjoy that kind of simple minded pleasure like watching males stripping... (28 mins.)
Director: Susan Seidelman
 
41.
Partners (1993 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A junior partner in a law firm, finds out that the wife of a very important client is a former college sweetheart. (36 mins.)
Director: Peter Weller
 
42.
The Screw (1993 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Mr. K is a do-it-yourselfer and he works very seriously. One day he has a problem with one of his screws. Furious, he decides to complain at the administration office of the Department Store of Non Ferrous Metals!... (20 mins.)
Director: Didier Flamand
 
43.
Defending Our Lives (1994 Documentary)
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Documentary about the magnitude and severity of domestic violence. This film features four women imprisoned for killing their batterers and their terrifying personal testimonies. (42 mins.)
 
44.
Blood Ties: The Life and Work of Sally Mann (1994 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
An intimate portrait of the photographer and the complex, enigmatic pictures she takes of her children (81 mins.)
Stars: Sally Mann
 
45.
Chicks in White Satin (1994 Documentary)
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This is a documentary about two Jewish lesbians getting a Jewish marriage. They interview the rabbi... (25 mins.)
Director: Elaine Holliman
 
46.
I Am a Promise: The Children of Stanton Elementary School (1993 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Filmmakers Alan Raymond and Susan Raymond document Philadelphia teachers facing challenges at an inner-city school. (89 mins.)
Director: Susan Raymond
 
47.
The Broadcast Tapes of Dr. Peter (1993 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
An intimate, first-person story documenting the last two years in the life of a young doctor with AIDS. (60 mins.)
Director: David Paperny
 
48.
Children of Fate: Life and Death in a Sicilian Family (1993 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
In 1961, Robert Young and Michael Roemer shot a gritty documentary in Palermo's Cortile Cascino, a slum reserved for rag pickers and scavengers... (85 mins.)
 
49.
For Better or for Worse (1993 Documentary)
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(57 mins.)
 
50.
The War Room (1993 Documentary)
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A documentary of the Bill Clinton 1992 presidential campaign and the organization who ran it. (96 mins.)