ALL FILMS IN OSCAR 1992 (RANKED)

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1.
Terminator 2 (1991)
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A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to kill Sarah Connor, must now protect her ten year old son, John Connor, from a more advanced cyborg. (137 mins.)
Director: James Cameron
“ 9/10 ” - dr-mutallimov
 
2.
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
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A young F.B.I. cadet must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help on catching another serial killer who skins his victims. (118 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Demme
“ 9/10 ” - dr-mutallimov
 
3.
Beauty and the Beast (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A young woman whose father has been imprisoned by a terrifying beast offers herself in his place, unaware that her captor is actually a prince, physically altered by a magic spell. (84 mins.)
“ 8/10 ” - dr-mutallimov
 
4.
Cape Fear (1991)
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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
“ 7/10 ” - dr-mutallimov
 
5.
Bugsy (1991)
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The story of how Bugsy Siegel started Las Vegas. (136 mins.)
Director: Barry Levinson
 
6.
JFK (1991)
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New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story. (189 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
 
7.
The Prince of Tides (1991)
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A troubled man talks to his suicidal sister's psychiatrist about their family history and falls in love with her in the process. (132 mins.)
 
8.
The Fisher King (1991)
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A former radio DJ, suicidally despondent because of a terrible mistake he made, finds redemption in helping a deranged homeless man who was an unwitting victim of that mistake. (137 mins.)
Director: Terry Gilliam
 
9.
Thelma & Louise (1991)
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Two best friends set out on an adventure but it soon turns around to a terrifying escape from being hunted by the American police as these two girls escape for the crimes they committed! (130 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
 
10.
Rambling Rose (1991)
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A young woman who exudes sexuality battles temptation. (112 mins.)
Director: Martha Coolidge
 
11.
For the Boys (1991)
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With the help of the singer and dancer Dixie Leonhard US-Entertainer Eddie Sparks wants to bring some fun to the soldiers during World War II... (138 mins.)
Director: Mark Rydell
 
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.
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
 
14.
Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
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A housewife who is unhappy with her life befriends an old lady in a nursing home and is enthralled by the tales she tells of people she used to know. (130 mins.)
Director: Jon Avnet
 
15.
Boyz n the Hood (1991)
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Follows the lives of three young males living in the Crenshaw ghetto of Los Angeles, dissecting questions of race, relationships, violence and future prospects. (112 mins.)
Director: John Singleton
 
16.
Grand Canyon (1991)
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Grand Canyon revolved around six residents from different backgrounds whose lives intertwine in modern-day Los Angeles... (134 mins.)
Director: Lawrence Kasdan
 
17.
Europa Europa (1990)
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A boy in Nazi Germany, trying to conceal that he is Jewish, joins the Hitler Youth. (112 mins.)
 
18.
Hook (1991)
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When Captain Hook kidnaps his children, an adult Peter Pan must return to Neverland and reclaim his youthful spirit in order to challenge his old enemy. (142 mins.)
 
19.
The Addams Family (1991)
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Con artists plan to fleece an eccentric family using an accomplice who claims to be their long-lost uncle. (99 mins.)
 
20.
Madame Bovary (1991)
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In nineteenth-century France, the romantic daughter of a country squire (Emma Rouault) marries a dull country doctor (Charles Bovary)... (143 mins.)
Director: Claude Chabrol
 
21.
Backdraft (1991)
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Two Chicago firefighter brothers who don't get along have to work together while a dangerous arsonist is on the loose. (137 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
 
22.
The Commitments (1991)
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When Jimmy Rabbitte wants to start a band, he has open auditions at his house. (118 mins.)
Director: Alan Parker
 
23.
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
On the eve of retirement, Kirk and McCoy are charged with assassinating the Klingon High Chancellor and imprisoned. The Enterprise crew must help them escape to thwart a conspiracy aimed at sabotaging the last best hope for peace. (113 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Meyer
 
24.
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
When Robin and his Moorish companion come to England and the tyranny of the Sheriff of Nottingham, he decides to fight back as an outlaw. (143 mins.)
Director: Kevin Reynolds
 
25.
Mediterraneo (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
In WW2, an Italian Army unit of misfits occupies an isolated non-strategic Greek island for the duration of the war. (96 mins.)
 
26.
Children of Nature (1991)
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Old Thorgeir must leave his home far off in the Icelandic 'countryside' and move into a home for senior citizens in Reykjavik... (82 mins.)
 
27.
The Elementary School (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
The time is 1945-46. 10 year old Eda and his friend Tonda live in a small village outside Prague. In school... (100 mins.)
Director: Jan Sverák
 
28.
Oxen (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
In desperation brought on by near-starvation, Helge Roos kills his master's ox and feeds it to his wife and baby daughter... (92 mins.)
Director: Sven Nykvist
 
29.
Raise the Red Lantern (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A young woman becomes the fourth wife of a wealthy lord, and must learn to live with the strict rules and tensions within the household. (125 mins.)
Director: Yimou Zhang
 
30.
Manipulation (1991 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A discarded cartoon character and some spilt ink combine and interact as if the cartoonist had drawn their actions. Discovering them, the cartoonist then joins in the interaction. (7 mins.)
Director: Daniel Greaves
 
31.
Blackfly (1991 Short Film)
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A young surveyor, new to northern Ontario, encounters the black flies. Over and over again, he encounters those black flies. (5 mins.)
 
32.
Strings (1991 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
This film explores the distant relationship between an elderly amateur musician, the woman who lives... (10 mins.)
Director: Wendy Tilby
 
33.
Session Man (1991 Short Film)
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Classic hard rock band Raging Kings is making a new record. Talented session guitarist McQueen is called in to replace their disgruntled band member for one recording session. Could this be his one shot at success? (31 mins.)
Director: Seth Winston
 
34.
Birch Street Gym (1991 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A group of elderly retirees join a boxing gym, and rediscover their self-worth as they repudiate expectations...
Director: Stephen Kessler
 
35.
Last Breeze of Summer (1991 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
This is a coming of age story about a young black girl. Lizzy Davis, a school Principal, reminisces about her adolescence in Ranford... (30 mins.)
Director: Arik Caspi
 
36.
Deadly Deception: General Electric, Nuclear Weapons and Our Environment (1991 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
This 1991 Academy Award®-winning documentary uncovers the disastrous health and environmental side effects caused by the production of nuclear materials by the General Electric Corporation. (27 mins.)
Director: Debra Chasnoff
 
37.
Birdnesters of Thailand (1991 Documentary)
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(26 mins.)
 
38.
A Little Vicious (1991 Documentary)
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Bandit, a Connecticut house dog with ties to the Pit Bull family, is condemned to death for biting an... (30 mins.)
Director: Immy Humes
 
39.
The Mark of the Maker (1991 Documentary)
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Director: David McGowan
 
40.
Memorial: Letters from American Soldiers (1991 Documentary)
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(19 mins.)
Director: Bill Couturié
 
41.
In the Shadow of the Stars (1991 Documentary)
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Winner of the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature, this film is a hilarious and affectionate look at the path to stardom inside the competitive world of opera. (93 mins.)
 
42.
Death on the Job (1991 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
 
43.
Doing Time: Life Inside the Big House (1991 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
America Undercover offers an inside look at the maximum-security federal penitentiary at Lewisburg, Pennsylvania... (60 mins.)
Director: Alan Raymond
 
44.
The Restless Conscience: Resistance to Hitler Within Germany 1933-1945 (1992 Documentary)
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In 1944, at least 170 German citizens were brought to trial and convicted as participants in a plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler... (113 mins.)
 
45.
Wild by Law (1991 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
This Oscar nominated short documentary presents the inspiring and real life story of the pioneers of environmental protection in America... (52 mins.)