Most Popular Feature Films Released 1990-01-01 to 1990-12-31
1. Home Alone (1990)
PG | 103 min | Comedy, Family
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.
Votes: 321,451 | Gross: $285.76M
5. The Godfather: Part III (1990)
R | 162 min | Crime, Drama
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.
Votes: 275,860 | Gross: $66.68M
6. 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: 218,858 | Gross: $178.41M
7. 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: 244,818 | Gross: $119.41M
8. Dances with Wolves (1990)
PG-13 | 181 min | Adventure, Drama, Western
Lt. John Dunbar, exiled to a remote western Civil War outpost, befriends wolves and Indians, making him an intolerable aberration in the military.
Votes: 190,442 | Gross: $184.21M
9. 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: 137,646 | Gross: $61.28M
10. Back to the Future Part III (1990)
PG | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
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: 292,925 | Gross: $87.67M
11. 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: 157,311 | Gross: $217.63M
12. 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: 275,107 | Gross: $117.54M
13. Kindergarten Cop (1990)
PG-13 | 111 min | Comedy
A tough cop is given his most difficult assignment ever: to masquerade as a kindergarten teacher in order to find a drug dealer.
Votes: 109,851 | Gross: $91.46M
14. 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: 95,435 | Gross: $40.95M
16. 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: 70,938 | Gross: $135.27M
17. 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: 146,194 | Gross: $122.01M
20. Jacob's Ladder (I) (1990)
R | 113 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Mourning his dead child, a haunted Vietnam War veteran attempts to discover his past while suffering from a severe case of dissociation. To do so, he must decipher reality and life from his own dreams, delusion, and perception of death.
Votes: 77,871 | Gross: $26.12M
21. 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: 48,475 | Gross: $103.74M
22. 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: 94,924 | Gross: $52.10M
23. Miller's Crossing (1990)
R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Tom Regan, an advisor to a Prohibition-era crime boss, tries to keep the peace between warring mobs but gets caught in divided loyalties.
Votes: 105,976 | Gross: $5.08M
26. Presumed Innocent (1990)
R | 127 min | Mystery, Thriller
Carolyn Polhemus, an up-and-comer in the Kindle County D.A.'s Office, is found viciously murdered in her home. Immediately her boss, D.A. Raymond Horgan and his chief deputy, Rusty Sabich ... See full summary »
Votes: 29,916 | Gross: $86.30M
27. Predator 2 (1990)
R | 108 min | Action, Crime, Horror
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: 108,280 | Gross: $30.67M
28. The Handmaid's Tale (1990)
R | 108 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
In a dystopicly polluted rightwing religious tyranny, a young woman is put in sexual slavery on account of her now rare fertility.
Votes: 5,441 | Gross: $4.96M
29. Internal Affairs (1990)
R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Keen young Raymond Avila joins the Internal Affairs Department of the Los Angeles police. He and partner Amy Wallace are soon looking closely at the activities of cop Dennis Peck whose ... See full summary »
Votes: 13,418 | Gross: $27.73M
30. 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: 22,664 | Gross: $35.42M
33. Flatliners (1990)
R | 115 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Four Medical students experiment on "near death" experiences that involve past tragedies until the dark consequences begin to jeopardize their lives.
Votes: 63,004 | Gross: $61.49M
34. RoboCop 2 (1990)
R | 117 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Cyborg law enforcer RoboCop protects the citizens of Detroit by taking on a powerful drug syndicate, while a renegade OCP executive tries to create a new, superior RoboCop using a crime lord as its subject.
Votes: 64,603 | Gross: $45.68M
36. 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: 23,183 | Gross: $27.44M
37. La Femme Nikita (1990)
R | 117 min | Action, Thriller
Convicted felon Nikita, instead of going to jail, is given a new identity and trained, stylishly, as a top secret spy/assassin.
Votes: 55,880 | Gross: $5.02M
38. Lionheart (1990)
R | 108 min | Action, Drama, Sport
Lyon Gaultier is a deserter in the Foreign Legion arriving in the USA entirely hard up. He finds his brother between life and death and his sister-in-law without the money needed to heal ... See full summary »
Votes: 25,435 | Gross: $24.08M
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: 18,385 | Gross: $17.37M
40. The Exorcist III (1990)
R | 110 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A police lieutenant uncovers more than he bargained for as his investigation of a series of murders, which have all the hallmarks of the deceased 'Gemini' serial killer, lead him to question the patients of a psychiatric ward.
Votes: 18,395 | Gross: $26.10M
41. 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: 15,730 | Gross: $23.59M
43. 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: 22,797 | Gross: $53.47M
44. 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: 15,603 | Gross: $21.41M
47. Death Warrant (1990)
R | 89 min | Action, Crime, Mystery
The Canadian policeman Louis Burke is assigned in a jail to investigate in some murders of prisoners and jailors. When in jail, Lois, using his outstandings martial arts is able to save his... See full summary »
Votes: 12,812 | Gross: $16.85M
48. Navy Seals (1990)
R | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
An elite Navy Seals unit discover that a terrorist group have access to US built Stinger missiles, and must set out to locate and destroy them before they can be used.
Votes: 13,029 | Gross: $25.07M
49. Hard to Kill (1990)
R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Left for dead with his wife killed in their house, Detective Mason Storm must make a speedy recovery, expose those behind the murder, and take his revenge.
Votes: 22,229 | Gross: $47.41M
50. House Party (1990)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
Young Kid has been invited to a party at his friend Play's house. But after a fight at school, Kid's father grounds him. None the less, Kid sneaks out when his father falls asleep. But Kid ... See full summary »
Votes: 8,768 | Gross: $26.39M