Best in Film - 1991

Best Picture Nominees:
* = winner
1. Beauty and the Beast - 10/10
2. The Silence of the Lambs* - 10/10
3. JFK - 8/10
Total Films Seen: 3/5
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1.
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.)
“ 10/10 ” - JackRabbitRutherford
 
2.
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
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
“ 10/10 ” - JackRabbitRutherford
 
3.
Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A tyrant from the future creates evil android doubles of Bill and Ted and sends them back to eliminate the originals. (93 mins.)
Director: Pete Hewitt
“ 10/10 ” - JackRabbitRutherford
 
4.
My Girl (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
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
“ 10/10 ” - JackRabbitRutherford
 
5.
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
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 ” - JackRabbitRutherford
 
6.
Thelma & Louise (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
An Arkansas waitress and a housewife shoot a rapist and take off in a '66 Thunderbird. (130 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
“ 9/10 ” - JackRabbitRutherford
 
7.
Hook (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
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.)
“ 8/10 ” - JackRabbitRutherford
 
8.
The Addams Family (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Con artists plan to fleece an eccentric family using an accomplice who claims to be their long-lost uncle. (99 mins.)
“ 8/10 ” - JackRabbitRutherford
 
9.
JFK (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story. (189 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
“ 8/10 ” - JackRabbitRutherford
 
10.
Barton Fink (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
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
“ 8/10 ” - JackRabbitRutherford
 
11.
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
“ 8/10 ” - JackRabbitRutherford
 
12.
Rhapsody in August (1991)
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Three generations' responses to the atomic bombing of Nagasaki. (98 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
“ 8/10 ” - JackRabbitRutherford
 
13.
Delicatessen (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Post-apocalyptic surrealist black comedy about the landlord of an apartment building who occasionally prepares a delicacy for his odd tenants. (99 mins.)
“ 8/10 ” - JackRabbitRutherford
 
14.
Rock-A-Doodle (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
In order to defeat the Grand Duke of Owls, a young boy transformed into a cat teams up with a group of barnyard animals to find a rooster who can raise the sun. (77 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - JackRabbitRutherford
 
15.
Enchanted April (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
This slow-paced gem is about the civilizing influence of Italy on beleaguered Londoners both male and... (95 mins.)
Director: Mike Newell
“ 7/10 ” - JackRabbitRutherford
 
16.
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
“ 7/10 ” - JackRabbitRutherford
 
17.
The Princess and the Goblin (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The story is about the adventurous Princess Irene. The princess is off playing in the woods when she is attacked by goblins pets... (82 mins.)
Director: József Gémes
“ 7/10 ” - JackRabbitRutherford
 
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, an obsessive-compulsive neurotic, tracks him down during his family vacation. (99 mins.)
Director: Frank Oz
“ 7/10 ” - JackRabbitRutherford
 
19.
The Doors (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
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
“ 7/10 ” - JackRabbitRutherford
 
20.
Curly Sue (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A homeless man and his young companion, who survive by conning people, meet a woman who may need them even more than they need her. (101 mins.)
Director: John Hughes
“ 6/10 ” - JackRabbitRutherford
 
21.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
The Turtles and the Shredder battle once again, this time for the last canister of the ooze that created the Turtles, with which Shredder wants to unleash an army of new mutants. (88 mins.)
“ 6/10 ” - JackRabbitRutherford
 
22.
Suburban Commando (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
An interstellar hero from a distant world visits earth and tries to fit in with a mundane yet kind suburban family. (90 mins.)
Director: Burt Kennedy
“ 6/10 ” - JackRabbitRutherford
 
23.
Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Freddy Krueger returns once again to haunt both the dreams of Springwood's last surviving teenager and a woman with a deep connection to him. (89 mins.)
Director: Rachel Talalay
“ 6/10 ” - JackRabbitRutherford
 
24.
Backdraft (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
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
“ 6/10 ” - JackRabbitRutherford
 
25.
Point Break (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
An FBI agent goes undercover to catch a gang of surfers who may be bank robbers. (122 mins.)
Director: Kathryn Bigelow
“ 6/10 ” - JackRabbitRutherford