Best of 1991

This is the list of my favorite movies from the year 1991. Sorry for the ones, I haven't seen yet.
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1.
Delicatessen (1991)
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Post-apocalyptic surrealist black comedy about the landlord of an apartment building who occasionally prepares a delicacy for his odd tenants. (99 mins.)
“ 8.7 ” - aiwakaiy
 
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
“ 8.6 ” - aiwakaiy
 
3.
Close to Eden (1991)
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The shepherd Gombo lives with his wife, three children and grandmother in a tent on the Mongolian steppe... (119 mins.)
“ 8.3 ” - aiwakaiy
 
4.
Europa (1991)
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Just after W.W.II, an American takes a railway job in Germany, but finds his position politically sensitive with various people trying to use him. (112 mins.)
Director: Lars von Trier
“ 8.2 ” - aiwakaiy
 
5.
The Double Life of Veronique (1991)
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Two parallel stories about two identical women; one living in Poland, the other in France. They don't know each other, but their lives are nevertheless profoundly connected. (98 mins.)
“ 8.1 ” - aiwakaiy
 
6.
Raise the Red Lantern (1991)
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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
“ 8.0 ” - aiwakaiy
 
7.
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
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A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to kill Sarah Connor, must now protect her teenage son, John Connor, from a more advanced cyborg. (137 mins.)
Director: James Cameron
“ 8.0 ” - aiwakaiy
 
8.
My Girl (1991)
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A young girl, on the threshold of her teen years, finds her life turning upside down, when she is accompanied by an unlikely friend. (102 mins.)
Director: Howard Zieff
“ 7.9 ” - aiwakaiy
 
9.
Only Yesterday (1991)
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A 27-year-old office worker travels to the countryside while reminiscing about her childhood in Tôkyô. (118 mins.)
Director: Isao Takahata
“ 7.8 ” - aiwakaiy
 
10.
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
“ 7.8 ” - aiwakaiy
 
11.
Rhapsody in August (1991)
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Three generations' responses to the atomic bombing of Nagasaki. (98 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
“ 7.8 ” - aiwakaiy
 
12.
The Doors (1991)
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The story of the famous and influential 1960s rock band The Doors and its lead singer and composer, Jim Morrison, from his days as a UCLA film student in Los Angeles, to his untimely death in Paris, France at age 27 in 1971. (140 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
“ 7.8 ” - aiwakaiy
 
13.
Night on Earth (1991)
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An anthology of 5 different cab drivers in 5 American and European cities and their remarkable fares on the same eventful night. (129 mins.)
Director: Jim Jarmusch
“ 7.7 ” - aiwakaiy
 
14.
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
“ 7.7 ” - aiwakaiy
 
15.
Mediterraneo (1991)
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In WW2, an Italian Army unit of misfits occupies an isolated non-strategic Greek island for the duration of the war. (96 mins.)
“ 7.6 ” - aiwakaiy
 
16.
Shadows and Fog (1991)
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With a serial strangler on the loose, a bookkeeper wanders around town searching for the vigilante group intent on catching the killer. (85 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
“ 7.6 ” - aiwakaiy
 
17.
JFK (1991)
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A New Orleans DA discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story. (189 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
“ 7.6 ” - aiwakaiy
 
18.
A Scene at the Sea (1991)
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The lives of a young, hearing-impaired and gloomy couple are fulfilled after the boy holds interest in surfboarding. (101 mins.)
Director: Takeshi Kitano
“ 7.6 ” - aiwakaiy
 
19.
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
“ 7.5 ” - aiwakaiy
 
20.
Thelma & Louise (1991)
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An Arkansas waitress and a housewife shoot a rapist and take off in a '66 Thunderbird. (130 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
“ 7.5 ” - aiwakaiy
 
21.
Armour of God 2: Operation Condor (1991)
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Agent Jackie is hired to find WWII Nazi gold hidden in the Sahara desert. He teams up with three bundling... (106 mins.)
Director: Jackie Chan
“ 7.5 ” - aiwakaiy
 
22.
Center Stage (1991)
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Biopic of 1930's Chinese actress Ruan Ling Yu. (126 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kwan
“ 7.4 ” - aiwakaiy
 
23.
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
“ 7.4 ” - aiwakaiy
 
24.
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
“ 7.4 ” - aiwakaiy
 
25.
The Indian Runner (1991)
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A Vietnam vet comes home to his small town and finds himself in conflict with rules that his brother has vowed to uphold. (127 mins.)
Director: Sean Penn
“ 7.4 ” - aiwakaiy
 
26.
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.)
“ 7.3 ” - aiwakaiy
 
27.
Demirkirat: Bir Demokrasinin Dogusu (1991 Mini-Series)
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A documentary of Turkish political history about multi-party period, Democrat Party government and the coup d'etat of 27th May. Including eye-witness interviews with journalists, officers, politicians and family members.
“ 7.3 ” - aiwakaiy
 
28.
Van Gogh (1991)
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The final sixty-seven days of Van Gogh's life is examined. (158 mins.)
Director: Maurice Pialat
“ 7.3 ” - aiwakaiy
 
29.
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, an obsessive-compulsive neurotic, tracks him down during his family vacation. (99 mins.)
Director: Frank Oz
“ 7.3 ” - aiwakaiy
 
30.
Varyemez (1991)
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Tragicomic dramatization of a self-centered gumptious family man who attends his own funeral after his family is convinced that he was killed by gangsters. He awakens to his truth that the real gangsters are actually in his family. (93 mins.)
Director: Orhan Aksoy
“ 7.2 ” - aiwakaiy
 
31.
Sexuele voorlichting (1991 Documentary)
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(28 mins.)
Director: Ronald Deronge
“ 7.2 ” - aiwakaiy
 
32.
Dead Again (1991)
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An amnesiac and a private eye find they might have a past life connection. (107 mins.)
Director: Kenneth Branagh
“ 7.2 ” - aiwakaiy
 
33.
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991)
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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
“ 7.2 ” - aiwakaiy
 
34.
Ehmedê Xanî'den: Mem û Zîn (1991)
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Based upon an ancient epic poem by "Ahmad Khani", the film relates the story of Mem,a young Kurdish boy... (83 mins.)
Director: Ümit Elçi
“ 7.1 ” - aiwakaiy
 
35.
Once Upon a Time in China (1991)
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Set in late 19th century Canton this martial arts film depicts the stance taken by the legendary martial... (134 mins.)
Director: Hark Tsui
“ 7.1 ” - aiwakaiy
 
36.
Assassin of the Tsar (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A patient in a modern day mental institution believes that he is the man who assassinated Tsar Alexander in 1881 and Tsar Nicolas II in 1918... (104 mins.)
“ 7.0 ” - aiwakaiy
 
37.
Gizli Yüz (1991)
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About a young photographer and a confused young woman and a whatchmaker.woman looks for a missing face,photographer... (118 mins.)
Director: Ömer Kavur
“ 7.0 ” - aiwakaiy
 
38.
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.)
“ 7.0 ” - aiwakaiy
 
39.
Piano Piano Kid (1991)
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In 1940's Turkey, the world in the eyes of a child. (81 mins.)
Director: Tunç Basaran
“ 6.9 ” - aiwakaiy
 
40.
Point Break (1991)
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An FBI agent goes undercover to catch a gang of surfers who may be bank robbers. (122 mins.)
Director: Kathryn Bigelow
“ 6.9 ” - aiwakaiy
 
41.
Atlantis (1991 Documentary)
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Atmospheric soundtrack follows this compilation of nature footage that focuses on the Atlantic ocean and various life forms that live, mate and die in it. (78 mins.)
Director: Luc Besson
“ 6.9 ” - aiwakaiy
 
42.
Mon père, ce héros. (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Veronique, living with her divorced mother, is going on holiday to Mauritius with her father. To impress a local boy... (105 mins.)
Director: Gérard Lauzier
“ 6.8 ” - aiwakaiy
 
43.
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
“ 6.8 ” - aiwakaiy
 
44.
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
“ 6.8 ” - aiwakaiy
 
45.
The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Lieutenant Drebin discovers that his ex-girlfriend's new beau is involved in a plot to kidnap a scientist who advocates solar energy. (85 mins.)
Director: David Zucker
“ 6.8 ” - aiwakaiy
 
46.
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.)
“ 6.8 ” - aiwakaiy
 
47.
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
“ 6.8 ” - aiwakaiy
 
48.
Columbo (1971 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Lt. Columbo investigates a self-proclaimed security expert turned crime show host for the murder of a rival with incriminating evidence of pornography. (100 mins.)
“ 6.8 ” - aiwakaiy
 
49.
Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Five siblings are left alone all summer when their mom leaves town and the evil babysitter bites the dust. (102 mins.)
Director: Stephen Herek
“ 6.7 ” - aiwakaiy
 
50.
Hot Shots! (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A parody of Top Gun in which a talented but unstable fighter pilot must overcome the ghosts of his father and save a mission sabotaged by greedy weapons manufacturers. (84 mins.)
Director: Jim Abrahams
“ 6.7 ” - aiwakaiy