1990 - Top of the Pops

All movies from 1990 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.
Goodfellas (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Henry Hill and his friends work their way up through the mob hierarchy. (146 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ 5887 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
2.
Edward Scissorhands (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A gentle man, with scissors for hands, is brought into a new community after living in isolation. (105 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
“ 5335 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
3.
The Godfather: Part III (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
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 a young protégé under his wing. (162 mins.)
“ 2059 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
4.
Home Alone (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
An 8-year old troublemaker 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
“ 1804 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
5.
Ghost (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
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
“ 1591 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
6.
Dances with Wolves (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
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
“ 1535 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
7.
Back to the Future Part III (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Enjoying a peaceable existence in 1885, 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
“ 1530 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
8.
The Hunt for Red October (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
In November 1984, the Soviet Union's best submarine captain in their newest sub violates orders and heads for the USA. Is he trying to defect or to start a war? (135 mins.)
Director: John McTiernan
“ 1502 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
9.
Pretty Woman (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
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
“ 1073 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
10.
Misery (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
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
“ 930 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
11.
Miller's Crossing (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
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
“ 872 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
12.
Awakenings (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
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
“ 597 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
13.
La Femme Nikita (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
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
“ 569 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
14.
Wild at Heart (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
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
“ 533 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
15.
Days of Thunder (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A young hot-shot stock car driver gets his chance to compete at the top level. (107 mins.)
Director: Tony Scott
“ 297 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
16.
Presumed Innocent (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
When the female deputy prosecutor R.K. Sabich had an affair with is murdered, he is chosen to lead the investigation. However, when he digs too deeply, he finds himself framed for the murder. (127 mins.)
Director: Alan J. Pakula
“ 212 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
17.
Cyrano de Bergerac (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Embarrassed by his large nose, a romantic poet/soldier romances his cousin by proxy. (137 mins.)
“ 185 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
18.
Mermaids (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
An unconventional single mother relocates with her two daughters to a small Massachusetts town in 1963, where a number of events and relationships both challenge and strengthen their familial bonds. (110 mins.)
“ 179 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
19.
Akira Kurosawa's Dreams (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A collection of tales based upon the actual dreams of director Akira Kurosawa. (119 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
“ 176 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
20.
Green Card (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A man wanting to stay in the US enters into a marriage of convenience, but it turns into more than that. (103 mins.)
Director: Peter Weir
“ 130 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
21.
Europa Europa (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A boy in Nazi Germany, trying to conceal that he is Jewish, joins the Hitler Youth. (112 mins.)
“ 125 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
22.
Postcards from the Edge (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A substance-addicted actress tries to look on the bright side even as she is forced to move back in with her mother to avoid unemployment. (101 mins.)
Director: Mike Nichols
“ 105 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
23.
Ju Dou (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A woman married to the brutal and infertile owner of a dye mill in rural China conceives a boy with... (95 mins.)
“ 100 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
24.
Close-Up (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Pretending to be Mohsen Makhmalbaf making his next movie, Hossain Sabzian enters the home of a well-to-do family in Tehran... (98 mins.)
“ 78,99 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
25.
The Match Factory Girl (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Iris has a dead-end job in a match-factory, lives with her dour and forbidding parents, and her social life is a disaster... (68 mins.)
Director: Aki Kaurismäki
“ 77,08 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
26.
The Sheltering Sky (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
The American artist couple Port and Kit Moresby travel aimlessly through Africa, searching for new experiences that could give sense to their relationship. But the flight to distant regions only leads both deeper into despair. (138 mins.)
“ 75,92 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
27.
The Hairdresser's Husband (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Twelve-year-old Antoine falls profoundly in love with a voluptuous but suicidal hairdresser, a formative experience he never forgets... (82 mins.)
Director: Patrice Leconte
“ 70,77 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
28.
Narrow Margin (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A Los Angeles Deputy District Attorney is sent to protect a woman who accidentally witnessed a Mafia murder. (97 mins.)
Director: Peter Hyams
“ 70,09 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
29.
Henry & June (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
In 1931 Paris, Anais Nin meets Henry Miller and his wife June. Intrigued by them both, she begins expanding... (136 mins.)
Director: Philip Kaufman
“ 57,87 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
30.
The Civil War (1990 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.4/10 X  
A comprehensive survey of the American Civil War. (680 mins.)
“ 57,60 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
31.
The Neverending Story II: The Next Chapter (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
A young boy with a distant father enters a world of make-believe and magic through a portal within an antique book. (90 mins.)
Director: George Miller
“ 54,07 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
32.
My Father's Glory (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A young boy's life in turn-of-the-century France. Marcel, witnesses the success of his teacher father... (105 mins.)
Director: Yves Robert
“ 52,75 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
33.
The Handmaid's Tale (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
In a dystopicly polluted rightwing religious tyranny, a young woman is put in sexual slavery on account of her now rare fertility. (109 mins.)
“ 50,15 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
34.
An Angel at My Table (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
In 1920s and 1930s New Zealand, Janet Frame grows up in a poor family with lots of brothers and sisters... (158 mins.)
Director: Jane Campion
“ 48,45 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
35.
Avalon (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A Polish-Jewish family comes to the USA at the beginning of the Twentieth Century. There, the family and their children try to make themselves a better future in the so-called promised land. (128 mins.)
Director: Barry Levinson
“ 47,19 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
36.
Everybody's Fine (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Matteo Scuro is a retired Sicilian bureaucrat (responsible mainly for the writing of birth certificates) and a father of five children... (118 mins.)
“ 43,24 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
37.
My Mother's Castle (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Every holiday Marcel and his family go to their cottage in the Provence (France). He likes the hills in this region... (98 mins.)
Director: Yves Robert
“ 40,77 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
38.
I Hired a Contract Killer (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
After fifteen years' service, Henri Boulanger is made redundant from his job. Shocked, he attempts suicide... (79 mins.)
Director: Aki Kaurismäki
“ 40,23 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
39.
Desperate Hours (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
An escaped con on the run from the law moves into a married couple's home and takes over their lives. (105 mins.)
Director: Michael Cimino
“ 39,00 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
40.
Life Is Sweet (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
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
“ 36,59 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
41.
Wild Orchid (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
A woman lawyer becomes mesmerized by a self-made millionaire during an encounter in Rio setting off a series of erotic encounters. (105 mins.)
Director: Zalman King
“ 33,72 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
42.
Havana (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Cuba, December 1958: The professional gambler Jack visits Havana to organize a big Poker game. On the ship he meets Roberta and falls in love with her... (144 mins.)
Director: Sydney Pollack
“ 32,76 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
43.
Vincent & Theo (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The familiar tragic story of Vincent van Gogh is broadened by focusing as well on his brother Theodore, who helped support Vincent. The movie also provides a nice view of the locations which Vincent painted. (138 mins.)
Director: Robert Altman
“ 26,88 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
44.
Mr. & Mrs. Bridge (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Set during World War II, an upper-class family begins to fall apart due to the conservative nature of the patriarch and the progressive values of his children. (126 mins.)
Director: James Ivory
“ 26,47 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
45.
Come See the Paradise (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Portraying one of the shadier details of American history, this is the story of Jack McGurn, who comes to Los Angeles in 1936... (138 mins.)
Director: Alan Parker
“ 20,12 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
46.
The Nasty Girl (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
When a young woman investigates her town's Nazi past, the community turns against her. (94 mins.)
“ 18,66 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
47.
Halfaouine: Boy of the Terraces (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A coming-of-age comedy/drama set in Tunisia. Twelve-year-old Noura is an impressionable boy who must learn to reconcile two conflicting worlds... (98 mins.)
“ 8,14 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
48.
Korczak (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Account of the last days of life of the legendary Polish pedagogue Janusz Korczak and his heroic dedication... (115 mins.)
Director: Andrzej Wajda
“ 6,21 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
49.
Ucieczka z kina 'Wolnosc' (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
During the screening of the film "Daybreak" at the Liberty Cinema, movie characters suddenly come alive and begin to talk to the viewers. The situation surprises communist authorities who send a censor to the theatre. (92 mins.)
“ 6,19 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
50.
Die Piefke-Saga (1990 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
(384 mins.)
“ 2,44 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
51.
The Architects (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The architect Daniel Brenner is in his late thirties when he receives his first challenging and lucrative... (102 mins.)
Director: Peter Kahane
“ 2,39 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
52.
Saturday, Sunday and Monday (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Il professor Ianniello sostiene che il bradisismo che da secoli interessa la zona di Pozzuoli è prodotto dalla grande madre... (119 mins.)
“ 1,57 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
53.
Pogrzeb kartofla (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Set in 1946, the film tells a story of a Polish villager returning home after years in a concentration camp... (96 mins.)
“ 1,32 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
54.
Der Hammermörder (1990 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
(90 mins.)
“ 0,78 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
55.
Pas de deux (1990 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(26 mins.)
Director: Olivier Gérard
“ 0 points ” - dziwnytenswiat