1990 - 1994by mrc2020 | created - 26 Dec 2012 | updated - 31 Dec 2012 | Public
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1. 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: 357,797 | Gross: $285.76M
2. 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: 813,215 | Gross: $46.84M
3. 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: 259,869 | Gross: $119.39M
4. Die Hard 2 (1990)
R | 124 min | Action, Thriller
John McClane attempts to avert disaster as rogue military operatives seize control of Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C.
Votes: 291,545 | Gross: $117.54M
6. 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: 299,488 | Gross: $66.67M
7. 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: 236,330 | Gross: $178.41M
8. Back to the Future Part III (1990)
PG | 118 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
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.
Votes: 321,230 | Gross: $87.73M
9. 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: 166,336 | Gross: $217.63M
10. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)
PG | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Four teenage mutant ninja turtles emerge from the shadows to protect New York City from a gang of criminal ninjas.
Votes: 74,020 | Gross: $135.27M
11. Kindergarten Cop (1990)
PG-13 | 111 min | Comedy
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.
Votes: 116,473 | Gross: $91.46M
12. 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: 203,229 | Gross: $184.21M
13. 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: 153,908 | Gross: $122.01M
14. The Rookie (1990)
R | 120 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Clint Eastwood plays a veteran detective who gets stuck with a rookie cop (Charlie Sheen) to chase down a German crook (Raul Julia.)
Votes: 21,827 | Gross: $21.63M
16. The Rescuers Down Under (1990)
G | 77 min | Animation, Adventure, Crime
The R.A.S. agents, Miss Bianca and Bernard, race to Australia to save a boy and a rare golden eagle from a murderous poacher.
Votes: 30,627 | Gross: $27.93M
18. 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: 102,720 | Gross: $52.10M
19. Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)
PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
The Gremlins are back, and this time, they've taken control of a New York media mogul's high-tech skyscraper.
Votes: 76,477 | Gross: $41.48M
21. Rocky V (1990)
PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Sport
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.
Votes: 103,691 | Gross: $40.95M
22. Predator 2 (1990)
R | 108 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
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.
Votes: 118,527 | Gross: $30.67M
24. 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: 50,778 | Gross: $103.74M
25. RoboCop 2 (1990)
R | 117 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
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.
Votes: 69,600 | Gross: $45.68M
28. Mermaids (1990)
PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 24,072 | Gross: $35.42M
29. Navy Seals (1990)
R | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
An elite Navy Seals unit set out to locate and destroy a stockpile of US-built Stinger missiles that have fallen into terrorist hands.
Votes: 13,856 | Gross: $25.07M
31. Lionheart (1990)
R | 108 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An Ex-French Solider begins participating in underground street fights in order to make money for his brother's family.
Votes: 27,337 | Gross: $24.08M
33. Problem Child (1990)
PG | 81 min | Comedy, Family
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.
Votes: 24,231 | Gross: $53.47M
35. Arachnophobia (1990)
PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
A species of South American killer spider hitches a lift to the U.S. in a coffin and starts to breed and kill.
Votes: 54,141 | Gross: $53.21M
36. The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990)
R | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After his mistress runs over a young teen, a Wall Street hotshot sees his life unravel in the spotlight and attracting the interest of a down and out reporter.
Votes: 19,020 | Gross: $15.69M
38. Look Who's Talking Too (1990)
PG-13 | 81 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
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.
Votes: 39,312 | Gross: $47.49M
39. The NeverEnding Story II: The Next Chapter (1990)
PG | 89 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
A young boy with a distant father enters a world of make-believe and magic through a portal within an antique book.
Votes: 19,962 | Gross: $17.37M
40. 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: 5,094 | Gross: $15.74M
41. Memphis Belle (1990)
PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Drama, War
In 1943, the crew of a B-17 based in UK prepares for its 25th and last bombing mission over Germany before returning home to the USA.
Votes: 24,105 | Gross: $27.44M
42. The Nutcracker Prince (1990)
G | 75 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
An adaption of the classic tale of a girl's dreams turned reality when her new toy turns out to be a young man placed under a curse.
Votes: 1,736 | Gross: $1.78M
43. Joe Versus the Volcano (1990)
PG | 102 min | Comedy, Romance
When a hypochondriac learns that he is dying, he accepts an offer to throw himself in a volcano at a tropical island, and along the way there, learns to truly live.
Votes: 30,004 | Gross: $39.40M
44. Air America (1990)
R | 113 min | Action, Comedy
A young pilot finds himself recruited unwittingly into a covert and corrupt C.I.A. airlift organization operating in Vietnam War-era Laos.
Votes: 23,504 | Gross: $31.05M
46. Quigley Down Under (1990)
PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Sharpshooter Matt Quigley is hired from Wyoming by an Australian rancher paying a very high price. But when Quigley arrives Down Under, all is not as it seems.
Votes: 16,360 | Gross: $21.41M
G | 74 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Scrooge McDuck takes Huey, Dewey, and Louie to Egypt to find a pyramid and magic lamp.
Votes: 21,815 | Gross: $18.12M
48. My Blue Heaven (I) (1990)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Crime
An all too uptight FBI agent must protect a larger than life mobster with a heart of gold, currently under witness protection in the suburbs.
Votes: 16,458 | Gross: $23.59M
50. 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: 12,972 | Gross: $37.96M
51. Men at Work (1990)
PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Two garbage men uncover a conspiracy involving illegal toxic waste dumping and decide to bring the whole operation down.
Votes: 19,568 | Gross: $16.25M
52. The Adventures of Ford Fairlane (1990)
R | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A vulgar private detective is hired to find a missing groupie and is drawn into a mystery involving a series of murders tied to the music industry.
Votes: 15,291 | Gross: $21.41M
53. Quick Change (1990)
R | 89 min | Comedy, Crime
Three thieves successfully rob a New York City bank, but making the escape from the city proves to be almost impossible.
Votes: 17,034 | Gross: $15.26M
54. 3 Men and a Little Lady (1990)
PG | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Sylvia's work increasingly takes her away from the three men who help bring up Mary, her daughter. When she decides to move to England and take Mary with her, the three men are heartbroken ... See full summary »
Votes: 18,999 | Gross: $71.61M
56. 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: 6,057 | Gross: $9.24M
57. Another 48 Hrs. (1990)
R | 93 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Jack Cates once again enlists the aid of ex-con Reggie Hammond--this time, to take down The Iceman, a ruthless drug lord operating in the San Francisco bay area.
Votes: 32,404 | Gross: $80.82M
58. The Sheltering Sky (1990)
R | 138 min | Adventure, Drama
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.
Votes: 9,498 | Gross: $2.08M
59. White Hunter Black Heart (1990)
PG | 112 min | Adventure, Drama
A thinly fictionalized account of a legendary movie director, whose desire to hunt down an animal turns into a grim situation with his movie crew in Africa.
Votes: 9,370 | Gross: $2.32M
63. Taking Care of Business (1990)
R | 108 min | Comedy
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.
Votes: 6,616 | Gross: $20.01M
65. 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: 4,691 | Gross: $1.41M
66. Ghost Dad (1990)
PG | 83 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Elliot Hopper is a widower with three children, he is currently working on a deal. It seems like his wife illness was very costly and this deal could put them out of the red. However he ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,648 | Gross: $24.71M
67. Across the Tracks (1990)
R | 100 min | Drama, Sport
When Billy returns from reform school he has to attend a different high school at the other side of town. He tries to start with a clean slate but his old rival doesn't make it easy on him ... See full summary »
70. Mountains of the Moon (1990)
R | 136 min | Adventure, Drama, History
The story of Captain Richard Francis Burton and Lt. John Hanning Speke's expedition to find the source of the Nile river in the name of Queen Victoria's British Empire. The film tells the ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,963 | Gross: $4.01M
71. Happily Ever After (1990)
G | 75 min | Family, Animation, Musical
The Evil Queen is dead and Snow White is on her way to see the 7 dwarves when Lord Maliss, the Queen's brother, sees her in the looking glass. He attacks her in the form of a dragon, taking... See full summary »
Votes: 1,897 | Gross: $3.30M
72. Ernest Goes to Jail (1990)
PG | 81 min | Comedy, Crime, Family
Bumbling Ernest P. Worrell is assigned to jury duty, where a crooked lawyer notices a resemblance with crime boss Mr. Nash, and arranges a switch. Nash assumes Ernest's job as a bank ... See full summary »
Votes: 7,831 | Gross: $25.03M
73. Crazy People (1990)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
A bitter ad executive who has reached his breaking point, finds himself in a mental institution where his career actually begins to thrive with the help of the hospital's patients.
Votes: 3,639 | Gross: $13.24M
74. Flashback (1990)
R | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
In 1989, clean-cut FBI man John Buckner is detailed to escort heavily-bearded Huey Walker back to jail for offenses dating back to his days as a celebrated hippie radical. After Walker ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,181 | Gross: $6.49M
76. The Long Walk Home (1990)
PG | 97 min | Drama, History
Two women, black and white, in 1955 Montgomery Alabama, must decide what they are going to do in response to the famous bus boycott lead by Martin Luther King.
Votes: 2,806 | Gross: $4.80M
77. The Boyfriend School (1990)
PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Romance
Gus is a fat cartoonist that recently won a battle against cancer, which explains his baldness. But he is also lonely. Therefore, his caring sister tries to set him up with suitable woman. ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,959 | Gross: $1.17M
78. Madhouse (1990)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy
The luxurious villa of Mark and Jessie Bannister, a yuppie couple, is overrun by loads of uninvited guests who turn the house up side down.
Votes: 2,381 | Gross: $21.04M
79. Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael (1990)
PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Drama
A small town prepares for the homecoming of superstar Roxy Carmichael, as does a young outsider, who believes Roxy is her mother.
Votes: 4,105 | Gross: $3.99M
80. Vincent & Theo (1990)
PG-13 | 138 min | Biography, Drama
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.
Votes: 3,086 | Gross: $2.23M
81. Tune in Tomorrow... (1990)
PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Romance
Martin works at the local radio station, which just hired a new scriptwriter with a reputation for great drama, Pedro Carmichael. Martin's aunt Julia, not related by blood, returns home ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,525 | Gross: $1.79M
82. Come See the Paradise (1990)
R | 138 min | Drama, Romance, War
The passionate romance between an Irish-American man and a Japanese-American woman is threatened when the Pearl Harbor attacks happen and the woman is forced into a prison camp because of her ethnicity.
Votes: 2,218 | Gross: $0.85M
83. Jetsons: The Movie (1990)
G | 82 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
George Jetson is forced to uproot his family when Mr. Spacely promotes him to take charge of a new factory on a distant planet.
Votes: 3,962 | Gross: $10.90M
84. Heart Condition (1990)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A racist cop receives a heart transplant from a black lawyer he hates, who returns as a ghost to ask the cop to help take down the men who murdered him.
Votes: 2,639 | Gross: $4.13M
85. Loose Cannons (1990)
R | 94 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
An unconventional cop who doesn't take any bull, is paired up with an amazing detective to capture some powerful criminals but the cop soon realizes that his by the book partner has split personality disorder.
Votes: 3,828 | Gross: $5.59M
86. Betsy's Wedding (1990)
R | 94 min | Comedy, Romance
Offbeat fashion student Betsy Hopper and her strait-laced investment-banker fiancé, Jake Lovell, just want an intimate little wedding reception, but Betsy's father, Eddie, a Long Island ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,990 | Gross: $19.74M
87. 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: 2,468 | Gross: $7.70M
88. Getting Lucky (1990)
85 min | Comedy, Fantasy
School nerd Bill just wants to save the world and to score a date with cheerleader babe Chrissie Schackler. Both become real possibilities when he finds an alcoholic Leprechaun in a beer ... See full summary »
89. The Rainbow Thief (1990)
R | 87 min | Fantasy, Drama
A petty crook, in search of the proverbial pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, hopes to cash in by befriending the heir to a huge fortune.
91. Prayer of the Rollerboys (1990)
R | 95 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Set in an unspecified time in the future, USA has declined and become a country of violence and racial prejudice. Griffin earns his living delivering pizzas while he tries to take care of ... See full summary »
92. The Crossing (1990)
92 min | Drama, Romance
After 18 months Sam returns to his place of birth. He wants to ask his girlfriend Meg who he had let down when he left, to go with him to the big city. However Meg was deeply sad because of... See full summary »
93. Opportunity Knocks (1990)
PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy
Two con men hide out in a house while the owner is away; one of them assumes the identity of the absent house sitter when the owner's relatives come to visit, only for further complications to set in.
Votes: 2,395 | Gross: $11.36M
94. Texasville (1990)
R | 123 min | Drama
The summer of 1984: 32 years after Duane Jackson captained the high school football team and Jacy Farrow was homecoming queen, the small town of Anarene, Texas prepares for its bicentennial... See full summary »
Votes: 2,087 | Gross: $2.27M
96. Where the Heart Is (1990)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama
Stewart McBain (Coleman) is a real-estate mogul who spends his living blowing up old buildings to make room to erect new buildings. All goes as planned for a new subdivision, until a group ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,342 | Gross: $1.11M
97. Sibling Rivalry (1990)
PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy
A frustrated woman's life gets even more frustrating once she gets into an affair with a man who suffers a fatal heart attack after their fling.
Votes: 2,126 | Gross: $17.85M
98. Courage Mountain (1990)
PG | 94 min | Family, Adventure, Drama
In this version of "Heidi," a young Swiss girl is sent off to boarding school at the beginning of World War I.
Votes: 616 | Gross: $1.39M
100. Funny About Love (1990)
PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Romance
When Duffy Bergman, a New York cartoonist, meets Meg Lloyd, a gourmet chef, he discovers the love of his life and they marry -- yet love alone isn't enough to make them happy. Meg decides ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,045 | Gross: $8.14M