90s Gen X Slacker Movies and TVby matt-baen | created - 23 Sep 2012 | updated - 18 Nov 2016 | Public
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2. Get a Life (1990–1992)
30 min | Comedy, Fantasy
The misadventures of a 30-year-old paper-boy (played by Late Night alum Chris Elliot) and his wacky parents. Such show topics included the eating of a space alien, a robotic paper-boy and ... See full summary »
4. Trust (1990)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama
After being thrown away from home, Maria encounters a lady who complains of not having children. Almost getting raped, she ends up in an abandoned house, where she meets Matthew. When a baby is kidnapped Maria sets out to find the lady.
Votes: 7,884 | Gross: $0.36M
5. Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991)
PG | 93 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
A tyrant from the future creates evil android doubles of Bill and Ted and sends them back to eliminate the originals.
Votes: 53,748 | Gross: $38.04M
6. Slacker (1991)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama
A day in the life of Austin, Texas as the camera roams from place to place and provides a brief look at the overeducated, the social misfits, the outcasts and the oddballs.
Votes: 16,794 | Gross: $1.23M
7. Singles (1992)
PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A group of twenty-something friends, most of whom live in the same apartment complex, search for love and success in grunge-era Seattle.
Votes: 24,529 | Gross: $18.47M
10. Clerks (1994)
R | 92 min | Comedy
A day in the lives of two convenience clerks named Dante and Randal as they annoy customers, discuss movies, and play hockey on the store roof.
Votes: 193,183 | Gross: $3.15M
12. Go Fish (1994)
R | 83 min | Drama, Romance
Max is a trendy, pretty, young lesbian, who is having trouble finding love. A friend sets her up with Ely, whom Max likes, but Ely is frumpy, homely, and older. Nor do they have much in ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,772 | Gross: $2.41M
14. Reality Bites (1994)
PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A documentary filmmaker and her fellow Gen X graduates face life after college, looking for work and love in Houston.
Votes: 39,401 | Gross: $20.98M
15. S.F.W. (1994)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama
An alienated and misanthropic teenager gains sudden and unwanted celebrity status after he's taken hostage by terrorists where his indifference to their threats to kill him makes news headlines.
Votes: 4,301 | Gross: $0.06M
16. Threesome (1994)
R | 89 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama
Eddy and Stuart share two-thirds of a dormitory suite. Due to bureaucratic error, a woman named Alex is added to their room. At first, relations among the three are tense. Soon, however, ... See full summary »
Votes: 11,520 | Gross: $14.82M
17. Before Sunrise (1995)
R | 101 min | Drama, Romance
A young man and woman meet on a train in Europe, and wind up spending one evening together in Vienna. Unfortunately, both know that this will probably be their only night together.
Votes: 214,279 | Gross: $5.54M
18. Empire Records (1995)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
The employees of an independent music store learn about each other as they try anything to stop the store being absorbed by a large chain.
Votes: 41,693 | Gross: $0.30M
20. Higher Learning (1995)
R | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
People from all different walks of life, encounter racial tension, rape, responsibility, and the meaning of an education on a university campus.
Votes: 15,877 | Gross: $38.29M
21. Kicking and Screaming (1995)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After college graduation, Grover's girlfriend Jane tells him she's moving to Prague to study writing. Grover declines to accompany her, deciding instead to move in with several friends, all... See full summary »
Votes: 8,065 | Gross: $0.70M
R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An adventurous love story between two young women of different social and economic backgrounds who find themselves going through all the typical struggles of a new romance.
Votes: 3,832 | Gross: $1.98M
24. Party Girl (1995)
R | 94 min | Comedy
Mary is a free-spirited young woman with a run-down New York apartment and a high fashion wardrobe. She calls her godmother, a librarian, for bail money after being arrested for throwing an... See full summary »
Votes: 3,829 | Gross: $0.47M
26. Bio-Dome (1996)
PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy
Moronic best friends get themselves locked inside the Bio-Dome, a science experiment, along with a group of environmental scientists for one year.
Votes: 23,105 | Gross: $26.76M
29. The Last Big Thing (1996)
R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama
From a bland tract house on the outskirts of Los Angeles, Simon Geist (with occasional help from his platonic girlfriend Darla) wages war against all of modern American popular culture. ... See full summary »
Votes: 359 | Gross: $0.02M
30. Walking and Talking (1996)
R | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Things have been tough lately for Amelia. Her best friend moved out of the apartment, her cat got cancer, and now her best friend, Laura, is getting married. She copes with things, from the... See full summary »
Votes: 2,778 | Gross: $1.28M
31. Chasing Amy (1997)
R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Holden and Banky are comic book artists. Everything's going good for them until they meet Alyssa, also a comic book artist. Holden falls for her, but his hopes are crushed when he finds out she's a lesbian.
Votes: 121,050 | Gross: $12.01M