Favoritest Movies of 1991

Using Paired Comparison Analysis, I'm ranking every movie I've ever seen, with one question; Which one do I like more. The favored film gets a point, the other gets a 0, but sometimes they tie, and split the point. For each year, movies with a .8 average or better advance to the decade pairings, and eventually to the my "Favoritest EVER" round, for the most definitive favorite movie list ever, considering every movie I've ever seen to the best of my recollection.
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1.
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
 
2.
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.)
 
3.
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.)
 
4.
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 young son, John Connor, from a more advanced cyborg, made out of liquid metal. (137 mins.)
Director: James Cameron
 
5.
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.
The Rocketeer (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A young pilot stumbles onto a prototype jetpack that allows him to become a high flying masked hero. (108 mins.)
Director: Joe Johnston
 
7.
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
 
8.
Defending Your Life (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
In an afterlife way station resembling a block of hotels, the lives of the recently-deceased are examined in a court-like setting. (112 mins.)
Director: Albert Brooks
 
9.
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.)
 
10.
Dead Again (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An amnesiac and a private eye find they might have a past life connection. (107 mins.)
Director: Kenneth Branagh
 
11.
Shattered (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Dan Merrick comes out from a shattering car accident with amnesia. He finds that he is married to Judith... (98 mins.)
 
12.
Once Upon a Time in China (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Set in late 19th century Canton this martial arts film depicts the stance taken by the legendary martial... (134 mins.)
Director: Hark Tsui
 
13.
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
 
14.
City Slickers (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
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
 
15.
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
 
16.
Until the End of the World (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
In 1999, Claire's life is forever changed after she survives a car crash. She rescues Sam and starts traveling around the world with him. Writer Eugene follows them and writes their story, as a way of recording dreams is being invented. (158 mins.)
Director: Wim Wenders
 
17.
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
 
18.
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
 
19.
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
 
20.
For the Boys (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
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
 
21.
Father of the Bride (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
With his oldest daughter's wedding approaching, a father finds himself reluctant to let go. (105 mins.)
Director: Charles Shyer
 
22.
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 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
 
23.
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.)
 
24.
Madonna: Truth or Dare (1991 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Documentary following singer Madonna on her controversial Blond Ambition tour in 1990. (120 mins.)
Director: Alek Keshishian
 
25.
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
 
26.
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
 
27.
Class Action (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Jed Ward is an attorney who specializes in whistle blower, David vs. Goliath, type cases. He finds a... (110 mins.)
Director: Michael Apted
 
28.
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
 
29.
Bugsy (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
The story of how Bugsy Siegel started Las Vegas. (136 mins.)
Director: Barry Levinson
 
30.
Doc Hollywood (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A young doctor causes a traffic accident in a small town and is sentenced to work for some days at the town hospital. (104 mins.)
 
31.
Out for Justice (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Brooklyn cop Gino Felino is about to go outside and play catch with his son Tony when he receives a... (91 mins.)
Director: John Flynn
 
32.
Return to the Blue Lagoon (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
In this sequel to The Blue Lagoon, two children are stranded on a beautiful island in the South Pacific. With no adults to guide them, the two make a simple life together and eventually become suntanned teenagers in love. (102 mins.)
 
33.
Knight Rider 2000 (1991 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
In the future, guns are banned and criminals are frozen for the duration of their sentences. A recent... (91 mins.)
Director: Alan J. Levi
 
34.
Necessary Roughness (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Due to NCAA sanctions, the Texas State University Fightin' Armadillos must form a football team from their actual student body... (108 mins.)
Director: Stan Dragoti
 
35.
Soapdish (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
An ambitious TV soap actress connives with her producer to scuttle the career of the show's long-time star, but nothing works as they plan. (97 mins.)
Director: Michael Hoffman
 
36.
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
 
37.
Flight of the Intruder (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
During the air war over Vietnam, a US Navy A-6 Intruder tactical bomber pilot schemes with a hardened veteran to make an unauthorized air strike on Hanoi. (115 mins.)
Director: John Milius
 
38.
Once a Thief (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A romantic and action packed story of three best friends, a group of high end art thieves, who come into trouble when a love-triangle forms between them. (103 mins.)
Director: John Woo
 
39.
The Last Boy Scout (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A down and out cynical detective teams up with a down and out ex-quarterback to try and solve a murder... (105 mins.)
Director: Tony Scott
 
40.
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
 
41.
Billy Bathgate (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
In the year 1935, a teen named Billy Bathgate finds first love while becoming the protégé of fledgling gangster Dutch Schultz. (106 mins.)
Director: Robert Benton
 
42.
L.A. Story (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
With the help of a talking freeway billboard, a "wacky weatherman" tries to win the heart of an English newspaper reporter, who is struggling to make sense of the strange world of early-90s Los Angeles. (95 mins.)
Director: Mick Jackson
 
43.
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
 
44.
The Fisher King (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
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
 
45.
Grand Canyon (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Grand Canyon revolved around six residents from different backgrounds whose lives intertwine in modern-day Los Angeles... (134 mins.)
Director: Lawrence Kasdan
 
46.
Hudson Hawk (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A cat burglar is forced to steal Da Vinci works of art for a world domination plot. (100 mins.)
Director: Michael Lehmann
 
47.
Mobsters (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
From start to finish, it's a story of friendship between 4 street-wise males who don't mind using violence to achieve the lives that they want. They trust no one but each other which is vital to their success as mobsters. (104 mins.)
 
48.
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.)
 
49.
True Colors (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Best friends from law school to election night, their friendship is sorely tested when one learns of another's betrayal. (111 mins.)
Director: Herbert Ross
 
50.
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
 
51.
Delirious (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A soap opera writer gets hit on the head and wakes up as a character in his own show. (96 mins.)
Director: Tom Mankiewicz
 
52.
Guilty by Suspicion (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
David Merrill (Robert De Niro), a fictitious 1950s Hollywood director, returns from filming abroad... (105 mins.)
Director: Irwin Winkler
 
53.
Other People's Money (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A corporate raider threatens a hostile take-over of a "mom and pop" company. The patriarch of the company enlists the help of his wife's daughter... (103 mins.)
Director: Norman Jewison
 
54.
White Fang (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Jack London's classic adventure story about the friendship developed between a Yukon gold hunter and the mixed dog-wolf he rescues from the hands of a man who mistreats him. (107 mins.)
Director: Randal Kleiser
 
55.
Regarding Henry (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Henry is a lawyer who survives a shooting only to find he cannot remember anything. If that weren't enough... (108 mins.)
Director: Mike Nichols
 
56.
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
 
57.
King Ralph (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
As the only relative to take over the Royal throne, a down on his luck American slob must learn the ways of the English. (97 mins.)
Director: David S. Ward
 
58.
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
 
59.
Timebomb (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
When someone tries to murder watchmaker Eddy Kay, the incident triggers a barrage of nightmares and flashbacks into a past that isn't his own... (96 mins.)
Director: Avi Nesher
 
60.
Pure Luck (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
The daughter of a wealthy businessman has disappeared in Mexico, and all the efforts to find her have been unsuccessful... (96 mins.)
Director: Nadia Tass
 
61.
Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
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
 
62.
F/X2 (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
F/X man Rollie Tyler (Bryan Brown) is now a toy maker. Mike Brandon (Tom Mason), the ex-husband of Rolly's girlfriend Kim(Rachel Ticotin)... (108 mins.)
 
63.
Stone Cold (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A tough Alabama cop is blackmailed by the FBI into going undercover in a violent Mississippi biker gang. (92 mins.)
Director: Craig R. Baxley
 
64.
The Perfect Weapon (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Jeff, a young delinquent, is enrolled by his father in a kenpo school, in the hopes of teaching the boy some self-discipline... (83 mins.)
Director: Mark DiSalle
 
65.
Naked Lunch (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
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.)
 
66.
Eve of Destruction (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
A terrorist hunter is hired by a scientist to deactivate her android double, a walking, talking, murderous nuclear bomb which has gone amok in the big city and is about to explode. (99 mins.)
Director: Duncan Gibbins
 
67.
The Doctor (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Jack McKee is a doctor with it all: he's successful, he's rich, extremely self centred and he has no problems... (122 mins.)
Director: Randa Haines
 
68.
Rover Dangerfield (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A Vegas show dog gets ditched in the sticks and ends up working on a farm. (74 mins.)
 
69.
Little Man Tate (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Dede is a sole parent trying to bring up her son Fred. When it is discovered that Fred is a genius,... (99 mins.)
Director: Jodie Foster
 
70.
Toy Soldiers (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
When terrorists seize control of a boarding school, a group of troublemaking boys decide to resist them. (111 mins.)
 
71.
Life Stinks (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A filthy rich businessman bets a corporate rival that he can live on the streets of L.A. without the comforts of home or money, which proves to be tougher than he thought. (92 mins.)
Director: Mel Brooks
 
72.
Sleeping with the Enemy (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A young woman fakes her own death in an attempt to escape her nightmarish marriage, but discovers it is impossible to elude her controlling husband. (99 mins.)
Director: Joseph Ruben
 
73.
The Prince of Tides (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
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.)
 
74.
Oscar (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A gangster attempts to keep the promise he made to his dying father: that he would give up his life of crime and "go straight". (109 mins.)
Director: John Landis
 
75.
Dying Young (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
After she discovers that her boyfriend has betrayed her, Hilary O'Neil is looking for a new start and a new job... (111 mins.)
Director: Joel Schumacher
 
76.
Frankie and Johnny (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Johnny has just been released from prison, and gets a job in a café beside waitress Frankie. Frankie is a bit of a loner, but Johnny is determined their romance will blossom. (118 mins.)
Director: Garry Marshall
 
77.
Rush (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Two small-town Texas cops go undercover to catch a major drug dealer and are sucked into the drug culture, compromising their assignment. (120 mins.)
 
78.
The Marrying Man (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Rich playboy Charley Pearl meets Vicki Anderson, singer at a nightclub in Las Vegas. But she's a gangster's-moll... (115 mins.)
Director: Jerry Rees
 
79.
Nothing But Trouble (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
A businessman finds he and his friends the prisoners of a sadistic judge and his equally odd family in the backwoods of a bizarre mansion. (94 mins.)
Director: Dan Aykroyd
 
80.
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
 
81.
Highlander II: The Quickening (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  
In the future, Highlander Connor MacLeod must prevent the destruction of Earth under an anti-ozone shield. (91 mins.)
Director: Russell Mulcahy
“ How is this not at the absolute bottom of this list? ” - Tincage
 
82.
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
 
83.
The Super (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Karma comes into play when a wealthy wisecracking landlord is ordered by a court to live in the filthy building that he runs. (84 mins.)
Director: Rod Daniel