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1.
Goodfellas (1990)
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Henry Hill and his friends work their way up through the mob hierarchy. (146 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
2.
Dekalog (1989 Mini-Series)
Episode: Dekalog, szesc (1989)
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"Thou shalt not commit adultery" - a shorter, scaled-down version of 'A Short Film About Love', with a less complex plot and a different ending... (572 mins.)
 
3.
Close-Up (1990)
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The true story of Hossain Sabzian that impersonated the director Mohsen Makhmalbaf to convince a family they would star in his so-called new film. (98 mins.)
 
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Dekalog (1989 Mini-Series)
Episode: Dekalog, piec (1989)
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"Thou shalt not kill" - a shorter, slightly less graphic version of 'A Short Film About Killing', but... (572 mins.)
 
5.
Miller's Crossing (1990)
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Tom Regan, an advisor to a Prohibition-era crime boss, tries to keep the peace between warring mobs but gets caught in divided loyalties. (115 mins.)
Director: Joel Coen
 
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Dekalog (1989 Mini-Series)
Episode: Dekalog, cztery (1989)
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"Honour thy father and thy mother". Young Anka and her father have lived together since her mother's death... (572 mins.)
 
7.
Edward Scissorhands (1990)
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A gentle man, with scissors for hands, is brought into a new community after living in isolation. (105 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
 
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Jacob's Ladder (1990)
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Mourning his dead child, a haunted Vietnam War veteran attempts to discover his past while suffering from a severe case of dissociation. To do so, he must decipher reality and life from his own dreams, delusion, and perception of death. (113 mins.)
Director: Adrian Lyne
 
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Dekalog (1989 Mini-Series)
Episode: Dekalog, dziewiec (1989)
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"Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's wife". Roman, after discovering his impotence, urges his wife Hanka to take a lover... (572 mins.)
 
10.
Misery (1990)
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After a famous author is rescued from a car crash by a fan of his novels, he comes to realize that the care he is receiving is only the beginning of a nightmare of captivity and abuse. (107 mins.)
Director: Rob Reiner
 
11.
Total Recall (1990)
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When a man goes for virtual vacation memories of the planet Mars, an unexpected and harrowing series of events forces him to go to the planet for real - or does he? (113 mins.)
Director: Paul Verhoeven
 
12.
Wild at Heart (1990)
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Young lovers Sailor and Lula run from the variety of weirdos that Lula's mom has hired to kill Sailor. (125 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
 
13.
Days of Being Wild (1990)
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Set in 1960, the film centres on the young, boyishly handsome Yuddy, who learns from the drunken ex-prostitute... (94 mins.)
Director: Kar Wai Wong
 
14.
King of New York (1990)
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A former drug lord returns from prison determined to wipe out all his competition and distribute the profits of his operations to New York's poor and lower classes in this stylish and ultra violent modern twist on Robin Hood. (103 mins.)
Director: Abel Ferrara
 
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Dekalog (1989 Mini-Series)
Episode: Dekalog, dwa (1989)
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"Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain". An elderly doctor is approached by a woman with a complicated request... (572 mins.)
 
16.
Dekalog (1989 Mini-Series)
Episode: Dekalog, siedem (1989)
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"Thou shalt not steal" - but in this case the 'theft' is of a child by her real mother, who then finds... (572 mins.)
 
17.
Awakenings (1990)
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The victims of an encephalitis epidemic many years ago have been catatonic ever since, but now a new drug offers the prospect of reviving them. (121 mins.)
Director: Penny Marshall
 
18.
The Second Circle (1990)
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A man tries to come to terms with his father's death and to deal with the mundane details of his burial in a society cut off from spirituality. (92 mins.)
 
19.
The Godfather: Part III (1990)
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In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in New York and Italy in 1979, aging Mafia don Michael Corleone seeks to avow for his sins while taking his nephew Vincent Mancini under his wing. (162 mins.)
 
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Dekalog (1989 Mini-Series)
Episode: Dekalog, trzy (1989)
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"Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy." Janusz is a taxi driver. It's Christmas Eve, and he honours... (572 mins.)
 
21.
Dekalog (1989 Mini-Series)
Episode: Dekalog, osiem (1989)
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"Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour". A Polish-American researcher visits Warsaw and attends a lecture about ethics... (572 mins.)
 
22.
Back to the Future Part III (1990)
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Enjoying a peaceable existence in 1985, Doctor Emmet Brown is about to be killed by Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen. Marty McFly travels back in time to save his friend. (118 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
 
23.
Home Alone (1990)
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An eight-year-old trouble-maker must protect his home from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation. (103 mins.)
Director: Chris Columbus
 
24.
Die Hard 2 (1990)
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John McClane attempts to avert disaster as rogue military operatives seize control of Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C. (124 mins.)
Director: Renny Harlin
 
25.
Darkman (1990)
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A brilliant scientist left for dead returns to exact revenge on the people who burned him alive. (96 mins.)
Director: Sam Raimi
 
26.
Night of the Living Dead (1990)
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The unburied dead return to life and seek human victims. (92 mins.)
Director: Tom Savini
 
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Presumed Innocent (1990)
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Carolyn Polhemus, an up-and-comer in the Kindle County D.A.'s Office, is found viciously murdered in her home... (127 mins.)
Director: Alan J. Pakula
 
28.
Longtime Companion (1989)
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The emergence and devastation of the AIDS epidemic is chronicled in the lives of several gay men living during the 1980s. (96 mins.)
Director: Norman René
 
29.
No Fear, No Die (1990)
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Dah and Jocelyn come from Benin, Africa, to coach their rooster, "S'en fout la mort", for an illicit cock-fight in the basement of a restaurant. (90 mins.)
Director: Claire Denis
 
30.
Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)
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The Gremlins are back, and this time, they've taken total control over the building of a media mogul. (106 mins.)
Director: Joe Dante
 
31.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)
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Four teenage mutant ninja turtles emerge from the shadows to protect New York City from a gang of criminal ninjas. (93 mins.)
Director: Steve Barron
 
32.
Flatliners (1990)
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Four Medical students experiment on "near death" experiences that involve past tragedies until the dark consequences begin to jeopardize their lives. (115 mins.)
Director: Joel Schumacher
 
33.
The Witches (1990)
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A young boy stumbles onto a witch convention and must stop them, even after he has been turned into a mouse. (91 mins.)
Director: Nicolas Roeg
 
34.
Internal Affairs (1990)
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An Internal Affairs agent becomes obsessed with bringing down a cop who has managed to maintain a spotless reputation despite being involved in a web of corruption. (115 mins.)
Director: Mike Figgis
 
35.
Predator 2 (1990)
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Amidst a territorial gang war in 1997, a sophisticated alien hunter stalks the citizens of Los Angeles and the only man between him and his prey is veteran L.A.P.D. officer, Lieutenant Mike Harrigan. (108 mins.)
Director: Stephen Hopkins
 
36.
The Freshman (1990)
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A NYC film school student accepts a job with a local mobster who resembles a famous cinema godfather and who takes the young man under his wing, after demanding total loyalty. (102 mins.)
Director: Andrew Bergman
 
37.
White Palace (1990)
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Max Baron (James Spader) is a 27-year-old high-flying advertising executive still recovering from the death of his wife... (103 mins.)
Director: Luis Mandoki
 
38.
Arachnophobia (1990)
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A species of South American killer spider hitches a lift to the U.S. in a coffin and starts to breed and kill. (103 mins.)
Director: Frank Marshall
 
39.
Revenge (1990)
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Michael "Jay" Cochran has just left the Navy after 12 years. He's not quite sure what he's going to do... (124 mins.)
Director: Tony Scott
 
40.
RoboCop 2 (1990)
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Cyborg law enforcer RoboCop returns to protect the citizens of old Detroit but faces a deadly challenge when a rogue OCP member secretly creates a new, evil RoboCop 2. (117 mins.)
Director: Irvin Kershner
 
41.
Ghost (1990)
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After a young man is murdered, his spirit stays behind to warn his lover of impending danger, with the help of a reluctant psychic. (127 mins.)
Director: Jerry Zucker
 
42.
I Come in Peace (1990)
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Jack Caine (Dolph Lundgren) is a Houston vice cop who's forgotten the rule book. His self-appointed... (91 mins.)
Director: Craig R. Baxley
 
43.
Lionheart (1990)
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An Ex-French Solider begins participating in underground street fights in order to make money for his brother's family. (108 mins.)
Director: Sheldon Lettich
 
44.
Pretty Woman (1990)
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A man in a legal but hurtful business needs an escort for some social events, and hires a beautiful prostitute he meets... only to fall in love. (119 mins.)
Director: Garry Marshall
 
45.
Kindergarten Cop (1990)
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A tough cop must pose as a kindergarten teacher in order to locate a dangerous criminal's ex-wife, who may hold the key to putting him behind bars. (111 mins.)
Director: Ivan Reitman
 
46.
Bird on a Wire (1990)
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An old flame discovers her ex-boyfriend from the past is a relocated FBI informant out to stop the bad guys. (110 mins.)
Director: John Badham
 
47.
Taking Care of Business (1990)
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An uptight advertising exec has his entire life in a filofax organizer which mistakenly ends up in the hands of a friendly convict who poses as him. (108 mins.)
Director: Arthur Hiller
 
48.
Air America (1990)
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A young pilot finds himself recruited unwittingly into a covert and corrupt CIA airlift organization operating in Vietnam War Era Laos. (113 mins.)
 
49.
Cadillac Man (1990)
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Joe's a car salesman with a problem. He has two days to sell 12 cars or he loses his job. This would... (97 mins.)
Director: Roger Donaldson
 
50.
Death Warrant (1990)
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In a violent and corrupt prison, decorated cop Louis Burke must infiltrate the jail to find answers to a number of inside murders. What he finds is a struggle of life and death tied in to his own past. (89 mins.)
Director: Deran Sarafian
 
51.
Days of Thunder (1990)
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A young hot-shot stock car driver gets his chance to compete at the top level. (107 mins.)
Director: Tony Scott
 
52.
Problem Child (1990)
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A young boy is just short of a monster. He is adopted by a loving man and his wacky wife. The laughs keep coming as the boy pushes them to the limits. (81 mins.)
Director: Dennis Dugan
 
53.
Rocky V (1990)
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Reluctantly retired from boxing, and back from riches to rags, Rocky takes on a new protege who betrays him, as the champ's son must adjust to his family's new life after bankruptcy. (104 mins.)
 
54.
Look Who's Talking Too (1990)
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This time, a new baby is on the way, and it's a girl. Wrapped together with the standard conflict between mother and father, Mikey engages in a bit of sibling rivalry with his new sister. (81 mins.)
Director: Amy Heckerling
 
55.
Captain America (1990)
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Frozen in the ice for decades, Captain America is freed to battle against arch-criminal, The Red Skull. (97 mins.)
Director: Albert Pyun
 
56.
Bullet in the Head (1990)
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When three close friends escape from Hong Kong to war-time Saigon to start a criminal's life, they all go through a harrowing experience which totally shatters their lives and their friendship forever. (136 mins.)
Director: John Woo
 
57.
Nouvelle vague (1990)
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Composed entirely by literary quotations from many different sources and from several historical periods... (90 mins.)
 
58.
Twin Peaks (1990 TV Series)
Episode: Pilot (1989)
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Undercurrents of passion, greed, jealousy and intrigue surface in a seemingly respectable town when a high school homecoming queen is found murdered. (47 mins.)
 
59.
The Flash (1990 TV Series)
Episode: Pilot (1990)
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A laboratory accident endows a police scientist with the ability to move at superhuman speed which he uses to battle a menacing gang as a superhero. (48 mins.)
 
60.
3 Men and a Little Lady (1990)
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Sylvia's work increasingly takes her away from the three men who help bring up Mary, her daughter. When... (104 mins.)
Director: Emile Ardolino
 
61.
Two Evil Eyes (1990)
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Two horror tales based on short stories by Edgar Allan Poe directed by two famous horror directors, George A. Romero and Dario Argento. (120 mins.)
 
62.
Metropolitan (1990)
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A group of young upper-class Manhattanites are blithely passing through the gala debutante season, when an unusual outsider joins them and stirs them up. (98 mins.)
Director: Whit Stillman
 
63.
Life Is Sweet (1990)
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A waitress, her cook husband, & their twin daughters ponder their lives over a few weeks in a working-class suburb north of London. (103 mins.)
Director: Mike Leigh
 
64.
La Femme Nikita (1990)
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Convicted felon Nikita, instead of going to jail, is given a new identity and trained, stylishly, as a top secret spy/assassin. (117 mins.)
Director: Luc Besson
 
65.
Paris Is Burning (1990 Documentary)
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A chronicle of New York's drag scene in the 1980s, focusing on balls, voguing and the ambitions and dreams of those who gave the era its warmth and vitality. (71 mins.)
 
66.
Dances with Wolves (1990)
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Lt. John Dunbar, exiled to a remote western Civil War outpost, befriends wolves and Indians, making him an intolerable aberration in the military. (181 mins.)
Director: Kevin Costner