IMDb Birthday Pollby Rafael_M | last updated - 27 Sep 2015 | Public
From this list of movies that earned at least one Oscar nomination and were released the year that IMDb was born (October 17, 1990) which one is your favorite?
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1. Goodfellas (1990)
R | 146 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The story of Henry Hill and his life in the mob, covering his relationship with his wife Karen Hill and his Mob partners Jimmy Conway and Tommy DeVito in the Italian-American crime syndicate.
Votes: 812,370 | Gross: $46.84M
Won Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Joe Pesci
Best Picture: Irwin Winkler
Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Lorraine Bracco
Best Director: Martin Scorsese
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium Nicholas Pileggi Martin Scorsese
Best Film Editing Thelma Schoonmaker
2. Ghost (1990)
PG-13 | 127 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
After a young man is murdered, his spirit stays behind to warn his lover of impending danger, with the help of a reluctant psychic.
Votes: 166,248 | Gross: $217.63M
3. Pretty Woman (1990)
R | 119 min | Comedy, Romance
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.
Votes: 236,096 | Gross: $178.41M
Nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role: Julia Roberts
4. Misery (1990)
R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
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.
Votes: 149,631 | Gross: $61.28M
Won Best Actress in a Leading Role: Kathy Bates
5. Dances with Wolves (1990)
PG-13 | 181 min | Adventure, Drama, Western
Lieutenant John Dunbar, assigned to a remote western Civil War outpost, befriends wolves and Indians, making him an intolerable aberration in the military.
Votes: 203,074 | Gross: $184.21M
Won Best Picture: Jim Wilson, Kevin Costner
Best Director: Kevin Costner
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium Michael Blake
Best Cinematography: Dean Semler
Best Sound: Russell Williams II, Jeffrey Perkins, Bill W. Benton, Gregory H. Watkins
Best Film Editing: Neil Travis
Best Music, Original Score: John Barry
Nominated for: Best Actor in a Leading Role (Kevin Costner) , Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Graham Greene) , Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Mary McDonnell) , Best Art Direction-Set Decoration (Jeffrey Beecroft, Lisa Dean) , Best Costume Design (Elsa Zamparelli)
6. Avalon (1990)
PG | 128 min | Drama
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.
Votes: 5,091 | Gross: $15.74M
7. Ju Dou (1990)
PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Romance
A woman married to the brutal and infertile owner of a dye mill in rural China conceives a boy with her husband's nephew but is forced to raise her son as her husband's heir without ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,305 | Gross: $1.99M
Nominated for: Best Foreign Language Film China.
8. The Grifters (1990)
R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A small-time conman has torn loyalties between his estranged mother and new girlfriend--both of whom are high-stakes grifters with their own angles to play.
Votes: 22,152 | Gross: $13.45M
9. The Field (1990)
PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Thriller
"Bull" McCabe's family has farmed a field for generations, sacrificing endlessly for the sake of the land, and when the widow, who owns the field, decides to sell the field in a public ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,686 | Gross: $1.41M
Nominated for: Best Actor in a Leading Role: Richard Harris
10. Alice (1990)
PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Romance
A spoiled Manhattan housewife re-evaluates her life after visiting a Chinatown healer.
Votes: 11,425 | Gross: $7.33M
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen: Woody Allen
11. Havana (I) (1990)
R | 144 min | Drama, Romance, War
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. Shortly after they arrive in Cuba, ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,054 | Gross: $9.24M
Nominated for: Best Music, Original Score: Dave Grusin
12. Hamlet (1990)
PG | 135 min | Drama
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, finds out that his uncle Claudius killed his father to obtain the throne, and plans revenge.
Votes: 18,928 | Gross: $20.71M
13. Dick Tracy (1990)
PG | 105 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
The comic strip detective finds his life vastly complicated when Breathless Mahoney makes advances towards him while he is trying to battle Big Boy Caprice's united mob.
Votes: 50,756 | Gross: $103.74M
Best Art Direction-Set Decoration: Richard Sylbert, Rick Simpson
Best Makeup: John Caglione Jr., Doug Drexler
Best Music, Original Song: Stephen Sondheim
Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Al Pacino
Best Cinematography: Vittorio Storaro
Best Costume Design: Milena Canonero
Best Sound: Thomas Causey, Chris Jenkins, David E. Campbell Doug Hemphill
14. The Nasty Girl (1990)
PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, History
When a young woman investigates her town's Nazi past, the community turns against her.
Votes: 2,150 | Gross: $2.28M
Nominated for: Best Foreign Language Film Germany.
15. Wild at Heart (1990)
R | 125 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Young lovers Sailor and Lula run from the variety of weirdos that Lula's mom has hired to kill Sailor.
Votes: 68,188 | Gross: $14.56M
Nominated for: Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Diane Ladd
16. Awakenings (1990)
PG-13 | 121 min | Biography, Drama
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.
Votes: 102,619 | Gross: $52.10M
17. Porte aperte (1990)
R | 108 min | Drama
Tommaso Scalia is a man who commits three murders: he killed his superior who sacked him, he kills the man who replaced him, and he kills his own wife. He wants a quick trial and an early ... See full summary »
Votes: 632 | Gross: $0.12M
Nominated for: Best Foreign Language Film Italy.
18. Henry & June (1990)
NC-17 | 136 min | Biography, Drama
In 1931 Paris, Anais Nin meets Henry Miller and his wife June. Intrigued by them both, she begins expanding her sexual horizons with her husband Hugo as well as with Henry and others. June ... See full summary »
Votes: 10,870 | Gross: $11.57M
Nominated for: Best Cinematography: Philippe Rousselot
19. Home Alone (1990)
PG | 103 min | Comedy, Family
An eight-year-old troublemaker must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation.
Votes: 356,801 | Gross: $285.76M
20. Flatliners (1990)
R | 115 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Five medical students experiment with "near death" experiences, until the dark consequences of past tragedies begin to jeopardize their lives.
Votes: 68,661 | Gross: $61.49M
21. Total Recall (1990)
R | 113 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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?
Votes: 259,666 | Gross: $119.39M
22. Green Card (1990)
PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A man wanting to stay in the US enters into a marriage of convenience, but it turns into more than that.
Votes: 19,753 | Gross: $29.89M
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen: Peter Weir
23. Metropolitan (1990)
PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 7,853 | Gross: $2.94M
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen: Whit Stillman
24. Young Guns II (1990)
PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Western
In 1881, cattle baron John Chisum pays a bounty to Patrick Floyd Garrett to kill outlaw Billy the Kid.
Votes: 25,986 | Gross: $44.14M
Nominated for: Best Music, Original Song: Jon Bon Jovi
25. Journey of Hope (1990)
PG | 110 min | Drama
The story of a poor Turkish family who try to emigrate illegally to Switzerland.
Votes: 1,531 | Gross: $0.26M
Won: Best Foreign Language Film Switzerland.
26. Days of Thunder (1990)
PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Drama, Sport
A young hot-shot stock car driver gets his chance to compete at the top level.
Votes: 65,886 | Gross: $82.67M
27. The Hunt for Red October (1990)
PG | 135 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
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?
Votes: 153,814 | Gross: $122.01M
28. Cyrano de Bergerac (1990)
PG | 137 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Embarrassed by his large nose, a romantic poet/soldier romances his cousin by proxy.
Votes: 19,397 | Gross: $15.14M
29. Reversal of Fortune (1990)
R | 111 min | Biography, Drama, Mystery
Wealthy Sunny von Bülow lies brain-dead, husband Claus guilty of attempted murder; but he says he's innocent and hires Alan Dershowitz for his appeal.
Votes: 12,242 | Gross: $15.45M
30. The Godfather: Part III (1990)
R | 162 min | Crime, Drama
In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in New York City and Italy in 1979, aging Mafia Don Michael Corleone seeks to avow for his sins, while taking his nephew Vincent Mancini under his wing.
Votes: 299,226 | Gross: $66.67M
Best Picture: Francis Ford Coppola
Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Andy Garcia
Best Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Best Cinematography: Gordon Willis
Best Art Direction-Set Decoration: [link=nm0851790, Gary Fettis
Best Film Editing: Barry Malkin, Lisa Fruchtman, Walter Murch
Best Music, Original Song: Carmine Coppola (music),John Bettis (lyrics)
31. Edward Scissorhands (1990)
PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A gentle man, with scissors for hands, is brought into a new community after living in isolation.
Votes: 388,442 | Gross: $56.36M
32. Postcards from the Edge (1990)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama
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.
Votes: 12,963 | Gross: $37.96M
33. Mr. & Mrs. Bridge (1990)
PG-13 | 126 min | Drama
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.
Votes: 2,467 | Gross: $7.70M
Best Actress in a Leading Role: Joanne Woodward