Best Movies of 1990by noele-lott | created - 16 Aug 2015 | updated - 15 Sep 2016 | Public
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3. The Forbidden Dance (1990)
PG-13 | 97 min | Drama, Romance
A princess in the Amazon rain forest tries to fight a conglomerate threatening the forests by going to Los Angeles. There she links up with a rich kid who tells her that she must get on TV ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,399 | Gross: $1.82M
4. 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: 249,638 | Gross: $178.41M
5. 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: 76,525 | Gross: $135.27M
7. 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: 8,113 | Gross: $25.03M
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: 342,723 | Gross: $87.73M
9. 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: 52,444 | Gross: $103.74M
11. 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's illness was very costly and this deal could put them out of the red. However, he ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,887 | Gross: $24.71M
12. 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: 173,676 | Gross: $217.63M
13. 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: 4,149 | Gross: $10.90M
14. 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: 25,278 | Gross: $53.47M
G | 74 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Scrooge McDuck takes Huey, Dewey, and Louie to Egypt to find a pyramid and magic lamp.
Votes: 22,563 | Gross: $18.12M
17. 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: 4,359 | Gross: $3.99M
18. 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: 382,392 | Gross: $285.76M
19. 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 little boy and a rare golden eagle from a murderous poacher.
Votes: 32,573 | Gross: $27.93M
20. 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: 213,849 | Gross: $184.21M
21. 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: 19,991 | Gross: $71.61M
23. 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: 40,828 | Gross: $47.49M
24. 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: 25,393 | Gross: $35.42M
25. Kindergarten Cop (1990)
PG-13 | 111 min | Comedy, Crime
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: 121,605 | Gross: $91.46M
26. A Mom for Christmas (1990 TV Movie)
TV-G | 96 min | Fantasy, Comedy, Family
A young girl who wants a mom for the Christmas holidays gets her wish when a department store mannequin comes to life.