Top-US-Grossing Titles Released 1999-01-01 to 1999-12-31
PG | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Two Jedi Knights escape a hostile blockade to find allies and come across a young boy who may bring balance to the Force, but the long dormant Sith resurface to reclaim their old glory.
Votes: 542,308 | Gross: $474.54M
2. The Sixth Sense (1999)
PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A boy who communicates with spirits that don't know they're dead seeks the help of a disheartened child psychologist.
Votes: 715,576 | Gross: $293.50M
3. Toy Story 2 (1999)
G | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
When Woody is stolen by a toy collector, Buzz and his friends vow to rescue him, but Woody finds the idea of immortality in a museum tempting.
Votes: 391,965 | Gross: $245.82M
4. Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)
PG-13 | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Dr. Evil is back...and has invented a new time machine that allows him to go back to the 60's and steal Austin Powers's mojo, inadvertently leaving him "shagless".
Votes: 182,976 | Gross: $205.40M
5. The Matrix (1999)
R | 136 min | Action, Sci-Fi
A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers.
Votes: 1,238,664 | Gross: $171.38M
7. Big Daddy (1999)
PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Drama
A lazy law school grad adopts a kid to impress his girlfriend, but everything doesn't go as planned and he becomes the unlikely foster father.
Votes: 163,998 | Gross: $163.48M
8. The Mummy (1999)
PG-13 | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
An American serving in the French Foreign Legion on an archaeological dig at the ancient city of Hamunaptra accidentally awakens a mummy.
Votes: 320,824 | Gross: $155.25M
10. The Blair Witch Project (1999)
R | 81 min | Horror
Three film students vanish after traveling into a Maryland forest to film a documentary on the local Blair Witch legend, leaving only their footage behind.
Votes: 192,599 | Gross: $140.53M
12. The Green Mile (1999)
R | 189 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy
The lives of guards on Death Row are affected by one of their charges: a black man accused of child murder and rape, yet who has a mysterious gift.
Votes: 800,976 | Gross: $136.80M
14. The World Is Not Enough (1999)
PG-13 | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
James Bond uncovers a nuclear plot when he protects an oil heiress from her former kidnapper, an international terrorist who can't feel pain.
Votes: 158,825 | Gross: $126.93M
15. Double Jeopardy (1999)
R | 105 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
A woman framed for her husband's murder suspects he is still alive; as she has already been tried for the crime, she can't be re-prosecuted if she finds and kills him.
Votes: 57,312 | Gross: $116.74M
17. Wild Wild West (1999)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
The two best hired guns in the West must save President Grant from the clutches of a nineteenth-century inventor-villain.
Votes: 130,910 | Gross: $113.75M
19. The General's Daughter (1999)
R | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When the daughter of a well-known and well-respected base commander is murdered, an undercover detective is summoned to look into the matter and finds a slew of cover-ups at West Point.
Votes: 43,229 | Gross: $102.68M
21. Sleepy Hollow (1999)
R | 105 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate the decapitations of 3 people with the culprit being the legendary apparition, the Headless Horseman.
Votes: 270,595 | Gross: $101.07M
22. Inspector Gadget (1999)
PG | 78 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A security guard's dreams come true when he is selected to be transformed into a cybernetic police officer.
Votes: 36,911 | Gross: $97.36M
23. The Haunting (1999)
PG-13 | 113 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
When Eleanor, Theo, and Luke decide to take part in a sleep study at a huge mansion they get more than they bargained for when Dr. Marrow tells them of the house's ghostly past.
Votes: 59,549 | Gross: $91.19M
26. The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
R | 139 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
In late 1950s New York, Tom Ripley, a young underachiever, is sent to Italy to retrieve Dickie Greenleaf, a rich and spoiled millionaire playboy. But when the errand fails, Ripley takes extreme measures.
Votes: 140,011 | Gross: $81.29M
28. Deep Blue Sea (1999)
R | 105 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Searching for a cure to Alzheimer's disease a group of scientists on an isolated research facility become the bait as a trio of intelligent sharks fight back.
Votes: 100,355 | Gross: $73.65M
29. Galaxy Quest (1999)
PG | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The alumni cast of a space opera television series have to play their roles as the real thing when an alien race needs their help.
Votes: 124,902 | Gross: $71.42M
30. The Thomas Crown Affair (1999)
R | 113 min | Crime, Romance, Thriller
A very rich and successful playboy amuses himself by stealing artwork, but may have met his match in a seductive detective.
Votes: 73,750 | Gross: $69.30M
32. End of Days (1999)
R | 121 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror
At the end of the century, Satan visits New York in search of a bride. It's up to an ex-cop who now runs an elite security outfit to stop him.
Votes: 90,364 | Gross: $66.86M
33. The Bone Collector (1999)
R | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A quadriplegic ex-homicide detective and his female partner try to track down a serial killer who is terrorizing New York City.
Votes: 121,929 | Gross: $66.49M
34. Bowfinger (1999)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy
When a desperate movie producer fails to get a major star for his bargain basement film, he decides to shoot the film secretly around him.
Votes: 57,391 | Gross: $66.37M
36. Life (I) (1999)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
The story of wrongfully convicted men (Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence) who discover the value of life after serving 65 years in prison.
Votes: 34,577 | Gross: $63.84M
38. Three Kings (1999)
R | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
In the aftermath of the Persian Gulf War, 4 soldiers set out to steal gold that was stolen from Kuwait, but they discover people who desperately need their help.
Votes: 138,988 | Gross: $60.65M
39. Fantasia 2000 (1999)
G | 74 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
An update of the original film with new interpretations of great works of classical music.
Votes: 27,928 | Gross: $60.51M
41. The Cider House Rules (1999)
PG-13 | 126 min | Drama, Romance
A compassionate young man, raised in an orphanage and trained to be a doctor there, decides to leave to see the world.
Votes: 79,812 | Gross: $57.54M
42. Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
R | 159 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A New York City doctor, who is married to an art curator, pushes himself on a harrowing and dangerous night-long odyssey of sexual and moral discovery after his wife admits that she once almost cheated on him.
Votes: 230,354 | Gross: $55.64M
47. South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut (1999)
R | 81 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
When the four boys see an R-rated movie featuring Canadians Terrance & Phillip, they are pronounced "corrupted", and their parents pressure the United States to wage war against Canada.
Votes: 164,080 | Gross: $52.01M
48. The Hurricane (1999)
R | 146 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The story of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a boxer wrongly imprisoned for murder, and the people who aided in his fight to prove his innocence.
Votes: 76,934 | Gross: $50.67M
49. Stigmata (1999)
R | 103 min | Horror
When a young woman becomes afflicted by stigmata, a priest is sent to investigate her case, which may have severe ramifications for his faith and for the Catholic Church itself.
Votes: 54,986 | Gross: $50.04M
50. Pokemon: Power of One (1999)
G | 99 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Ash Ketchum must gather the three spheres of fire, ice and lightning in order to restore balance to the Orange Islands.
Votes: 15,639 | Gross: $43.70M