1998 Movies (USA)

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1. The Faculty (1998)

R | 104 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

61 Metascore

Students suspect that their teachers are aliens after bizarre occurrences.

Director: Robert Rodriguez | Stars: Jordana Brewster, Clea DuVall, Laura Harris, Josh Hartnett

Votes: 102,934 | Gross: $40.06M

2. The Faculty (1998)

R | 104 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

61 Metascore

Students suspect that their teachers are aliens after bizarre occurrences.

Director: Robert Rodriguez | Stars: Jordana Brewster, Clea DuVall, Laura Harris, Josh Hartnett

Votes: 102,934 | Gross: $40.06M

3. 20 Dates (1998)

R | 87 min | Biography, Comedy, Romance

36 Metascore

A documentary type film about the dates Myles has gone on as he tries to find out how to find love in the future.

Director: Myles Berkowitz | Stars: Myles Berkowitz, Elisabeth Wagner, Richard Arlook, Tia Carrere

Votes: 1,649 | Gross: $0.54M

4. 23 (1998)

99 min | Thriller, Drama

The movie's plot is based on the true story of a group of young computer hackers from Hannover, Germany. In the late 1980s the orphaned Karl Koch invests his inheritance in a flat and a ... See full summary »

Director: Hans-Christian Schmid | Stars: August Diehl, Fabian Busch, Dieter Landuris, Jan-Gregor Kremp

Votes: 6,146

5. 3 Ninjas: High Noon at Mega Mountain (1998)

PG | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

44 Metascore

Three young boys, Rocky, Colt and Tum Tum together with their neighbor girl, computer whiz Amanda are visiting Mega Mountain amusement park when it is invaded by an army of ninjas led by ... See full summary »

Director: Sean McNamara | Stars: Loni Anderson, Hulk Hogan, Jim Varney, Victor Wong

Votes: 9,769 | Gross: $0.38M

6. 54 (1998)

R | 93 min | Drama, Music

33 Metascore

The famous 1970s New York City nightclub seen and told through the eyes of a young employee.

Director: Mark Christopher | Stars: Ryan Phillippe, Salma Hayek, Neve Campbell, Mike Myers

Votes: 30,170 | Gross: $16.57M

7. Young and Dangerous 1998 (1998)

114 min | Action

The story involves Chan Ho-Nam competing for control of Causeway Bay with Szeto Ho-Nam of the Tong Sing gang. Meanwhile, the Chinese-Malaysian governor has set up Ho-Nam involving real-estate fraud.

Director: Andrew Lau Wai-Keung | Stars: Ekin Cheng, Qi Shu, Kar Lok Chin, Chi Shing Wan

Votes: 526

8. A Bug's Life (1998)

G | 95 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

77 Metascore

A misfit ant, looking for "warriors" to save his colony from greedy grasshoppers, recruits a group of bugs that turn out to be an inept circus troupe.

Directors: John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Dave Foley, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Hayden Panettiere

Votes: 245,732 | Gross: $162.80M

9. A Civil Action (1998)

PG-13 | 115 min | Drama

68 Metascore

A tenacious lawyer takes on a case involving a major company responsible for causing several people to be diagnosed with leukemia due to the town's water supply being contaminated, at the risk of bankrupting his firm and career.

Director: Steven Zaillian | Stars: John Travolta, Robert Duvall, Kathleen Quinlan, Tony Shalhoub

Votes: 25,712 | Gross: $56.70M

10. A Cool, Dry Place (1998)

PG-13 | 97 min | Drama

A single father balances his work as an attorney with the care of his five-year-old son and his work as a high school basketball coach in rural Kansas, where he moved after his wife ... See full summary »

Director: John N. Smith | Stars: Vince Vaughn, Monica Potter, Joey Lauren Adams, Bobby Moat

Votes: 2,697 | Gross: $0.00M

11. A Letter from Death Row (1998)

R | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A psychological thriller (...or is it?) that takes you through the mind of convicted killer, Michael Raine, and his experiences on death row... or does it? Was he guilty of killing his ... See full summary »

Directors: Marvin Baker, Bret Michaels | Stars: Bret Michaels, Martin Sheen, Kristi Gibson, Simon Elsworth

Votes: 522

12. A Murder of Crows (1998)

R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

A disbarred lawyer takes credit for a late friend's book, which becomes a smash hit but the tables turn on him sooner than he suspected.

Director: Rowdy Herrington | Stars: Cuba Gooding Jr., Tom Berenger, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Eric Stoltz

Votes: 6,946

13. A Night at the Roxbury (1998)

PG-13 | 82 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

26 Metascore

Two dim-witted brothers dream of owning their own dance club or at least getting into the coolest and most exclusive club in town, The Roxbury.

Director: John Fortenberry | Stars: Chris Kattan, Will Ferrell, Raquel Gardner, Viveca Paulin

Votes: 53,111 | Gross: $30.32M

14. A Perfect Murder (1998)

R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

50 Metascore

A wealthy Wall Street speculator discovers that his wife has a lover. He investigates him and uses the carrot and stick to make him murder his wife. Planned to detail, it seems like a perfect murder.

Director: Andrew Davis | Stars: Michael Douglas, Gwyneth Paltrow, Viggo Mortensen, David Suchet

Votes: 73,063 | Gross: $67.64M

15. A Price Above Rubies (1998)

R | 117 min | Drama, Romance

About a young woman who is married to a devout Jew and the problems that trouble their marriage because of the woman wanting something more out of her life

Director: Boaz Yakin | Stars: Renée Zellweger, Christopher Eccleston, Julianna Margulies, Allen Payne

Votes: 2,483 | Gross: $1.08M

16. A Simple Plan (1998)

R | 121 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

82 Metascore

When three blue collar acquaintances come across millions of dollars in lost cash they make a plan to keep their find from the authorities but find complications and mistrust weaving its way into their plan.

Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Bill Paxton, Billy Bob Thornton, Bridget Fonda, Brent Briscoe

Votes: 57,950 | Gross: $16.31M

17. A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries (1998)

R | 127 min | Drama

65 Metascore

This fictionalized story, based on the family life of writer James Jones, is an emotionless slice-of-life story. Jones here is portrayed as Bill Willis, a former war hero and now successful... See full summary »

Director: James Ivory | Stars: Leelee Sobieski, Kris Kristofferson, Barbara Hershey, Jane Birkin

Votes: 2,185 | Gross: $1.76M

18. A Soldier's Sweetheart (1998)

R | 112 min | Drama, War

An Army medic brings his girlfriend to stay with him at an out of the way Vietnam outpost in 1967, the woman disappears one day and he begins searching for her.

Director: Thomas Michael Donnelly | Stars: Tony Billy, Christopher Birt, Georgina Cates, Mike Edward

Votes: 568

19. A Very Unlucky Leprechaun (1998)

PG | 89 min | Family, Fantasy

A very unlucky leprechaun over comes great adventures.

Director: Brian Kelly | Stars: Warwick Davis, Danielle Lombardi, Stephanie Lombardi, Tim Matheson

Votes: 546

20. The Flying Liftboy (1998)

110 min | Adventure, Family

Pupil Abel is the victim of Laura's nasty prank, yet gets accidentally blamed and overreacts. His ma withdraws him from school and gets him a job as lift-boy. But its' a special lift: when ... See full summary »

Director: Ben Sombogaart | Stars: Victor Löw, Elleke Vervat, Roxanne Stam, Afroditi-Piteni Bijker

Votes: 1,376

21. Air Bud: Golden Receiver (1998)

G | 90 min | Comedy, Family, Sport

Story of a golden retriever who can play football.

Director: Richard Martin | Stars: Kevin Zegers, Cynthia Stevenson, Tim Conway, Dick Martin

Votes: 4,939 | Gross: $10.22M

22. Airborne (1998)

R | 91 min | Action

Bill McNeil heads a black ops team called "Mach 1" called in to retrieve a cannister of deadly viral agent which was stolen from the government by an arms dealer. The team retrieve the ... See full summary »

Director: Julian Grant | Stars: Steve Guttenberg, Kim Coates, Torri Higginson, Philip Akin

Votes: 581

23. Alice and Martin (1998)

R | 124 min | Drama, Romance

68 Metascore

At the age of 20, Martin leaves his home town and comes to Paris, where he fortunately becomes a model by chance. He meets Alice, his brother's friend, and falls in love with her. They ... See full summary »

Director: André Téchiné | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Alexis Loret, Mathieu Amalric, Carmen Maura

Votes: 1,595 | Gross: $0.50M

24. All the Little Animals (1998)

R | 112 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

51 Metascore

Bobby Platt (Christian Bale) is a mentally slow young man who escapes an abusive, hateful stepfather who has killed his pets one by one. To save himself, Bobby runs away and meets a strange... See full summary »

Director: Jeremy Thomas | Stars: John Hurt, Christian Bale, Daniel Benzali, James Faulkner

Votes: 2,508 | Gross: $0.03M

25. Almost Heroes (1998)

PG-13 | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Western

A road comedy about 2 guys whose mission is to beat Lewis and Clark.

Director: Christopher Guest | Stars: Chris Farley, Matthew Perry, Bokeem Woodbine, Barry Del Sherman

Votes: 14,543 | Gross: $6.11M

26. Ambushed (1998)

R | 109 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

Jim Natter, the leader of a violent Ku Klux Klan lodge, is shot dead. His teenage son Eric Natter is found nearby, and taken into police custody for his protection pending the investigation... See full summary »

Director: Ernest R. Dickerson | Stars: Courtney B. Vance, Jer Adrianne Lelliott, Virginia Madsen, William Forsythe

Votes: 550

27. American Dragons (1998)

R | 91 min | Action, Crime

Murders in Seoul, Korea and in America pair two cops from each of the countries together to solve the crimes. The investigation leads to a gang war between the Mafia and the Yakuza, but one... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Hemecker | Stars: Michael Biehn, Joong-Hoon Park, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Don Stark

Votes: 583

28. American History X (1998)

R | 119 min | Drama

62 Metascore

A former neo-nazi skinhead tries to prevent his younger brother from going down the same wrong path that he did.

Director: Tony Kaye | Stars: Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Beverly D'Angelo, Jennifer Lien

Votes: 943,433 | Gross: $6.72M

29. Among Giants (1998)

R | 93 min | Romance, Comedy

A manager hires Ray, off the books, to paint all the power towers in a 15-mile stretch of high-tension wires outside Sheffield. Ray's crew of men are friends, especially Ray with Steve, a ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Miller | Stars: Pete Postlethwaite, Rachel Griffiths, James Thornton, Lennie James

Votes: 855 | Gross: $0.06M

30. Another Day in Paradise (1998)

R | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

In the hope of a big score, two junkie couples team up to commit various drug robberies which go disastrously wrong leading to dissent, violence and murder.

Director: Larry Clark | Stars: James Woods, Melanie Griffith, Vincent Kartheiser, Natasha Gregson Wagner

Votes: 7,831 | Gross: $1.03M

31. Antz (1998)

PG | 83 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

72 Metascore

A rather neurotic ant tries to break from his totalitarian society while trying to win the affection of the princess he loves.

Directors: Eric Darnell, Tim Johnson | Stars: Woody Allen, Sharon Stone, Gene Hackman, Sylvester Stallone

Votes: 138,743 | Gross: $90.76M

32. Aprile (1998)

Unrated | 78 min | Biography, Comedy

Nanni Moretti takes a comic look at the ebbs and flows of his life as he becomes a father for the first time. He struggles with distractions while trying to make a documentary of the Italian national elections.

Director: Nanni Moretti | Stars: Nanni Moretti, Silvio Orlando, Silvia Nono, Pietro Moretti

Votes: 2,617

33. Apt Pupil (1998)

R | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

51 Metascore

A boy blackmails his neighbor after suspecting him to be a Nazi war criminal.

Director: Bryan Singer | Stars: Ian McKellen, Brad Renfro, Joshua Jackson, Mickey Cottrell

Votes: 33,024 | Gross: $8.84M

34. Armageddon (1998)

PG-13 | 151 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

42 Metascore

After discovering that an asteroid the size of Texas is going to impact Earth in less than a month, N.A.S.A. recruits a misfit team of deep core drillers to save the planet.

Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton, Ben Affleck, Liv Tyler

Votes: 368,625 | Gross: $201.57M

35. Around the Fire (1998)

R | 106 min | Drama

Around the Fire is the deeply resonant story of a boy named Simon, who despite being raised in an upper-class Manhattan household with all its privileges--and restrictions--is haunted by ... See full summary »

Director: John Jacobsen | Stars: Devon Sawa, Bill Smitrovich, Tara Reid, Eric Mabius

Votes: 616

36. At Sachem Farm (1998)

PG | 106 min | Drama

Ross, a self-absorbed and determined young man, plans to sell off his family's priceless wine collection to finance his purchase of a substantial mining interest which promises to make him ... See full summary »

Director: John Huddles | Stars: Minnie Driver, Nigel Hawthorne, Rufus Sewell, Amelia Heinle

Votes: 532

37. B. Monkey (1998)

R | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

49 Metascore

A young woman attempts to end her criminal career. But she needs love to make it.

Director: Michael Radford | Stars: Asia Argento, Jared Harris, Rupert Everett, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Votes: 3,172 | Gross: $0.03M

38. BASEketball (1998)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Sport

38 Metascore

Two childhood friends are pro athletes of a national sport called BASEketball, a hybrid of baseball and basketball, and must deal with a greedy businessman scheming against their team.

Director: David Zucker | Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Dian Bachar, Yasmine Bleeth

Votes: 53,701 | Gross: $6.94M

39. Babe: Pig in the City (1998)

PG | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

68 Metascore

Babe, fresh from his victory in the sheepherding contest, returns to Farmer Hoggett's farm, but after Farmer Hoggett is injured and unable to work, Babe has to go to the big city to save the farm.

Director: George Miller | Stars: Magda Szubanski, Elizabeth Daily, Mickey Rooney, James Cromwell

Votes: 29,261 | Gross: $18.32M

40. Barney's Great Adventure (1998)

G | 76 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

44 Metascore

Mom and dad dump son Cody, daughter Abby, her best friend Marcella and a baby on the farm with Grandpa and Grandma. Purple dinosaur Barney soon appears to entertain kids, and when a large ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Gomer | Stars: George Hearn, Shirley Douglas, Trevor Morgan, Alan Fawcett

Votes: 2,984 | Gross: $11.14M

41. Basil (1998)

R | 113 min | Drama, Romance

A lonely young aristocrat in turn-of the century England stuggles to meet the approval of his over-bearing, class-conscious father while trying to please the selfish woman he loves.

Director: Radha Bharadwaj | Stars: Christian Slater, Jared Leto, Claire Forlani, Derek Jacobi

Votes: 1,692

42. Bedrooms and Hallways (1998)

Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Romance

At the suggestion of a straight friend, gay man Leo joins a men's group, where he causes some upsets by declaring his attraction to one of its members.

Director: Rose Troche | Stars: Kevin McKidd, Julie Graham, Simon Callow, Con O'Neill

Votes: 3,099 | Gross: $0.02M

43. Beefcake (1998)

91 min | Drama

52 Metascore

This film looks at the 1950's muscle men's magazines and the representative industry that were popular supposedly as health and fitness magazines, but were in reality primarily being ... See full summary »

Director: Thom Fitzgerald | Stars: Daniel MacIvor, Joshua Peace, Jack Griffin Mazeika, Carroll Godsman

Votes: 910 | Gross: $0.28M

44. Belly (1998)

R | 96 min | Crime, Drama

A pair of violent Men have spiritual awakenings.

Director: Hype Williams | Stars: Nas, DMX, Taral Hicks, Tionne 'T-Boz' Watkins

Votes: 8,328 | Gross: $9.63M

45. Beloved (1998)

R | 172 min | Drama, History, Horror

57 Metascore

Based on the book by Toni Morrison, in which a slave is visited by the spirit of a mysterious young woman

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Oprah Winfrey, Danny Glover, Yada Beener, Emil Pinnock

Votes: 6,666 | Gross: $22.85M

46. Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss (1998)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Romance

Billy is a gay fine-arts photographer who falls in love with straight coffee-shop waiter Gabriel.

Director: Tommy O'Haver | Stars: Sean Hayes, Brad Rowe, Armando Valdes-Kennedy, Mr. Dan

Votes: 3,490 | Gross: $2.02M

47. Black Dog (1998)

PG-13 | 89 min | Action, Crime, Drama