1991 - Top of the Pops

All movies from 1991 I have seen. The Top of the Pops Rules for the Ranking: my personal rating + the imdb rating x votes.
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1.
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
“ 6399 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
2.
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
“ 1310 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
3.
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
“ 1099 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
4.
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
“ 961 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
5.
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
“ 814 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
6.
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
“ 604 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
7.
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
“ 539 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
8.
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
“ 503 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
9.
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
“ 491 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
10.
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
“ 481 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
11.
Night on Earth (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
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
“ 385 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
12.
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
“ 375 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
13.
The Commitments (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
When Jimmy Rabbitte wants to start a band, he has open auditions at his house. (118 mins.)
Director: Alan Parker
“ 326 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
14.
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
“ 312 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
15.
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
“ 301 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
16.
The Double Life of Veronique (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
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.)
“ 269 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
17.
Raise the Red Lantern (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
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
“ 212 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
18.
Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse (1991 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Documentary that chronicles how Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now was plagued by extraordinary script, shooting, budget, and casting problems--nearly destroying the life and career of the celebrated director. (96 mins.)
“ 139 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
19.
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.)
“ 128 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
20.
Kafka (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Writer Franz Kafka works during the day at an insurance company where events lead him to discover a mysterious underground society with strange suppressive goals. (98 mins.)
“ 122 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
21.
Shadows and Fog (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
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
“ 114 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
22.
Jungle Fever (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Friends and family of a married black architect react in different ways to his affair with an Italian secretary. (132 mins.)
Director: Spike Lee
“ 112 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
23.
The Lovers on the Bridge (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Alex, who's homeless and addicted to alcohol, and Michèle, who's losing her sight, form a relationship while sleeping rough on Paris's Pont-Neuf bridge. (125 mins.)
Director: Leos Carax
“ 107 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
24.
Europa (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
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
“ 93,39 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
25.
Tous les matins du monde (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
It's late 17th century. The viola da gamba player Monsieur de Sainte Colombe comes home to find that his wife died while he was away... (115 mins.)
Director: Alain Corneau
“ 74,80 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
26.
Not Without My Daughter (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
An American woman, trapped in Islamic Iran by her brutish husband, must find a way to escape with her daughter as well. (116 mins.)
Director: Brian Gilbert
“ 62,94 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
27.
Pappa ante Portas (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
After ordering enough typewriting paper for 40 years, just to get discount, Heinrich Lohse is forced to retire... (89 mins.)
“ 35,87 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
28.
Close to Eden (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The shepherd Gombo lives with his wife, three children and grandmother in a tent on the Mongolian steppe... (119 mins.)
“ 32,55 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
29.
Riff-Raff (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The story of Stevie, a construction worker, and his girlfriend, an unemployed pop singer, serves to... (95 mins.)
Director: Ken Loach
“ 31,04 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
30.
Prospero's Books (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
An exiled magician finds an opportunity for revenge against his enemies muted when his daughter and... (124 mins.)
Director: Peter Greenaway
“ 28,14 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
31.
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
“ 27,10 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
32.
Scenes from a Mall (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
On their 16th anniversary, a married couple's trip to a Beverly Hills mall becomes the stage for personal revelations and deceptions. (89 mins.)
Director: Paul Mazursky
“ 26,19 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
33.
Madame Bovary (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
In nineteenth-century France, the romantic daughter of a country squire (Emma Rouault) marries a dull country doctor (Charles Bovary)... (143 mins.)
Director: Claude Chabrol
“ 24,07 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
34.
Voyager (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Walter Faber has survived a crash with an airplane. His next trip is by ship. On board this ship he... (117 mins.)
“ 23,34 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
35.
The Elementary School (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
The time is 1945-46. 10 year old Eda and his friend Tonda live in a small village outside Prague. In school... (100 mins.)
Director: Jan Sverák
“ 20,62 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
36.
Center Stage (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Biopic of 1930's Chinese actress Ruan Ling Yu. (126 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kwan
“ Vote: 16,62 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
37.
Children of Nature (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Old Thorgeir must leave his home far off in the Icelandic 'countryside' and move into a home for senior citizens in Reykjavik... (82 mins.)
“ 13,90 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
38.
Hear My Song (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Owner of a failing club seeks infamous Irish singer Josef Locke in order to bring business and success to his club (113 mins.)
Director: Peter Chelsom
“ 11,82 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
39.
Manta, Manta (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Proud German owners of Opel Manta's race the streets against VW's and Mercedes. They decide to set up a real race with lots of money involved. (91 mins.)
Director: Wolfgang Büld
“ 11,36 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
40.
Stepping Out (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Stepping Out is a 1991 musical-comedy film directed by Lewis Gilbert, starring Liza Minnelli, written... (106 mins.)
Director: Lewis Gilbert
“ 7,04 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
41.
Salmonberries (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A woman who grew up in a small town in Alaska goes to the public library to try and find out who her parents were... (95 mins.)
Director: Percy Adlon
“ 6,24 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
42.
A Woman's Tale (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Uplifting and intimate look at the last days of an elderly cancer victim. The film is even more relevant... (93 mins.)
Director: Paul Cox
“ 4,61 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
43.
Allein unter Frauen (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Tom is a perfect macho, whose prejudices are challenged when he loses his job, his apartment and his... (88 mins.)
Director: Sönke Wortmann
“ 3,69 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
44.
30 Door Key (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A young writer in 1939 Warsaw faces the conflict of acting his age or relapsing into childhood during the brink of World War II. (90 mins.)
“ 1,71 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
45.
Rama Dama (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Felix Zeiler doesn't return after the end of World War II. His wife - alone with 2 little children - meets Hans and they are slowly getting closer. (107 mins.)
“ 1,13 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
46.
Die Jüdin von Toledo (1991 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(133 mins.)
Director: Thomas Langhoff
“ 0 points ” - dziwnytenswiat