Feature Film, Released between 1998-01-01 and 1998-12-31, Rating Count at least 300 (Sorted by IMDb Rating Descending)



1. A: Film by Upendra (1998)

150 min | Drama

8.7
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An unusual love story between a film director and an actress narrated through multiple flashbacks within flashbacks and reverse screenplay. The film deals with the dark truths of cinema like the casting couch.

Director: Upendra | Stars: Upendra, Chandni

Votes: 1,533

2. Barking at the Stars (1998)

95 min | Comedy, Romance

8.7
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Comedy about teachers and students at a high school in a small provincial town. Mihailo tries to win the heart of a girl his brother is also chasing.

Director: Zdravko Sotra | Stars: Dragan Micanovic, Natasa Tapuskovic, Nikola Simic, Velimir 'Bata' Zivojinovic

Votes: 5,977

3. Saving Private Ryan (1998)

R | 169 min | Drama, War

8.6
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91 Metascore

Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Tom Sizemore, Edward Burns

Votes: 1,137,593 | Gross: $216.54M

4. American History X (1998)

R | 119 min | Drama

8.5
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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: 968,955 | Gross: $6.72M

5. Todd McFarlane's Spawn 2 (1998)

146 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.3
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Spawn - having become plagued by nightmares - discovers that his former Special Forces partner, Chapel, was the one who murdered him. Their paths inevitably cross when Chapel attempts to steal military weapons for Jason Wynn.

Stars: Keith David, Richard Dysart, Dominique Jennings, James Keane

Votes: 661

6. Everything's Gonna Be Great (1998)

107 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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When Altan swipes prescription drugs from his brother Nuri's pharmacy, they soon find themselves on a dangerous but funny road trip to get rid of the stuff and escape the mafiosi Altan ... See full summary »

Director: Ömer Vargi | Stars: Cem Yilmaz, Mazhar Alanson, Ceyda Düvenci, Selim Nasit

Votes: 19,230

7. Tholi Prema (1998)

Not Rated | 146 min | Drama, Romance

8.2
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Balu (Pawan Kalyan) falls in love with a girl at first sight but can't find a way to get to know her. He can't believe his luck when she approaches him, because her hobby is collecting the ... See full summary »

Director: A. Karunakaran | Stars: Kirti Reddy, Vasuki, Pawan Kalyan, Ali

Votes: 2,990

8. Satya (1998)

Not Rated | 170 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.2
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An innocent man is embroiled in underworld after being falsely charged and sets out to punish the perpetrators who subjected his life to misery.

Director: Ram Gopal Varma | Stars: J.D. Chakravarthi, Urmila Matondkar, Paresh Rawal, Manoj Bajpayee

Votes: 12,001

9. Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Crime

8.2
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66 Metascore

A botched card game in London triggers four friends, thugs, weed-growers, hard gangsters, loan sharks and debt collectors to collide with each other in a series of unexpected events, all for the sake of weed, cash and two antique shotguns.

Director: Guy Ritchie | Stars: Jason Flemyng, Dexter Fletcher, Nick Moran, Jason Statham

Votes: 500,792 | Gross: $3.90M

10. On Board (1998)

102 min | Crime, Drama

8.1
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Sailors want to remain in their small world, warm and cozy and full of lies, but they kidnap a prostitute from some pimps.

Director: Serdar Akar | Stars: Erkan Can, Haldun Boysan, Yildiray Sahinler, Naci Tasdögen

Votes: 11,266

11. The Wounds (1998)

103 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.1
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This film follows two Belgrade youths on their rise to gangster legends in a decaying society.

Director: Srdjan Dragojevic | Stars: Dusan Pekic, Milan Maric, Dragan Bjelogrlic, Branka Katic

Votes: 9,381

12. The Legend of 1900 (1998)

R | 170 min | Drama, Music, Romance

8.1
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58 Metascore

A baby boy, discovered in 1900 on an ocean liner, grows into a musical prodigy, never setting foot on land.

Director: Giuseppe Tornatore | Stars: Tim Roth, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Mélanie Thierry, Bill Nunn

Votes: 53,598 | Gross: $0.26M

13. The Truman Show (1998)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.1
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90 Metascore

An insurance salesman discovers his whole life is actually a reality TV show.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Jim Carrey, Ed Harris, Laura Linney, Noah Emmerich

Votes: 856,839 | Gross: $125.62M

14. Black Cat, White Cat (1998)

R | 127 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

8.1
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73 Metascore

A small time hustler gets more than he bargained for when he tries to repay his debts by marrying his son to a sister of a troublesome gangster.

Director: Emir Kusturica | Stars: Bajram Severdzan, Srdjan 'Zika' Todorovic, Branka Katic, Florijan Ajdini

Votes: 47,737 | Gross: $0.35M

15. The Big Lebowski (1998)

R | 117 min | Comedy, Crime

8.1
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71 Metascore

Jeff "The Dude" Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire of the same name, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it.

Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Julianne Moore, Steve Buscemi

Votes: 676,098 | Gross: $17.50M

16. Sudden Rain (1998)

182 min | Drama, Family, Romance

8.0
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A man and a woman fall in love through exchanging letters but destiny keeps separating them.

Director: Basu Chatterjee | Stars: Ferdous Ahmed, Priyanka Upendra, Sreelekha Mitra, June Malia

Votes: 581

17. Chinthavishtayaya Shyamala (1998)

158 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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Story of a wife who has to deal with her lazy, immature and irresponsible husband.

Director: Sreenivasan | Stars: Sreenivasan, Sangeetha, Thilakan, Innocent

Votes: 1,301

18. Punjabi House (1998)

146 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.0
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Unnikrishnan is presumed dead after falling into an ocean due to financial trouble, but he manages to survive and eventually ends up in a Punjabi house.

Directors: Meccartin, Raffi | Stars: Dileep, Mohini, Lal, Cochin Hanifa

Votes: 1,916

19. Jinnah (1998)

110 min | Biography, Drama, War

8.0
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The story of Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan.

Director: Jamil Dehlavi | Stars: Christopher Lee, James Fox, Maria Aitken, Shashi Kapoor

Votes: 2,518

20. The Glass Agency (1998)

114 min | Action, Drama, Romance

8.0
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The Glass Agency is the story of a war veteran living in post war Iran. It depicts veterans who are suffering from social problems after the war. Society does not understand them and the ... See full summary »

Director: Ebrahim Hatamikia | Stars: Parviz Parastui, Reza Kianian, Habib Rezaei, Qhasem Zare

Votes: 5,228

21. The Celebration (1998)

R | 105 min | Drama

8.0
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82 Metascore

At Helge's 60th birthday party, some unpleasant family truths are revealed.

Director: Thomas Vinterberg | Stars: Ulrich Thomsen, Henning Moritzen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Paprika Steen

Votes: 74,124 | Gross: $1.65M

22. Zakhm (1998)

Not Rated | 125 min | Drama

7.9
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Amidst religious riots, a son deals with his mother's life-threatening injuries, and her last request.

Director: Mahesh Bhatt | Stars: Ajay Devgn, Pooja Bhatt, Sonali Bendre, Kunal Khemu

Votes: 2,661

23. Lucinda's Spell (1998)

R | 105 min | Fantasy

7.9
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A great wizard returns to Earth where he lands in New Orleans in search of a mate, but he runs into a woman with whom he had an affair 8 years previously resulting in a son that is unknown ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Jacobs | Stars: Jon Jacobs, Christina Fulton, Shana Betz, Leon Herbert

Votes: 407

24. Ola einai dromos (1998)

118 min | Drama

7.9
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Three people head towards a turning point in their lives: at a dig in Philippi, an archaeologist discovers an unlooted tomb; at a bird sanctuary in Thrace, a game warden pays back a poacher... See full summary »

Director: Pantelis Voulgaris | Stars: Thanasis Vengos, Giorgos Armenis, Dimitris Katalifos, Kostas Kazanas

Votes: 1,708

25. Eternity and a Day (1998)

Unrated | 137 min | Drama

7.9
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Famous writer Alexander is very ill and has little time left to live. He meets a little boy on the street, who is an illegal immigrant from Albania, and goes on a journey with him to take the boy home.

Director: Theodoros Angelopoulos | Stars: Bruno Ganz, Isabelle Renauld, Fabrizio Bentivoglio, Achileas Skevis

Votes: 8,997 | Gross: $0.11M

26. Next Stop Paradise (1998)

PG-13 | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.9
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The Bucharest's suburb, a torrid summer day. Norica, a waitress and Mitu, a swineherd, meet and tease each other and starts a beverage competition. Their relationship is not just a ... See full summary »

Director: Lucian Pintilie | Stars: Costel Cascaval, Dorina Chiriac, Gheorghe Visu, Victor Rebengiuc

Votes: 1,903

27. Central Station (1998)

R | 113 min | Drama

7.9
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80 Metascore

An emotive journey of a former school teacher, who writes letters for illiterate people, and a young boy, whose mother has just died, as they search for the father he never knew.

Director: Walter Salles | Stars: Fernanda Montenegro, Vinícius de Oliveira, Marília Pêra, Soia Lira

Votes: 33,190 | Gross: $5.60M

28. Let the Women Wait (1998)

87 min | Comedy

7.8
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End of July, and it's holiday time. Panos and Michalis are brothers-in-law from Thessaloniki and run a small business together. Brimming over with high spirits, they leave for Thasos to ... See full summary »

Director: Stavros Tsiolis | Stars: Yannis Zouganelis, Argyris Bakirtzis, Sakis Boulas, Angeliki Iliadi

Votes: 1,646

29. Summer in Bethlehem (1998)

143 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Ravishankar pretends to own the farmhouse of his friend Dennis when he relative, Col. Menon, pays a visit along with his granddaughters. Dennis and Ravishankar tries to find Ravishankar's secret admirer.

Director: Sibi Malayil | Stars: Mohanlal, Suresh Gopi, Jayaram, Manju Warrier

Votes: 966

30. Cabaret Balkan (1998)

R | 102 min | Drama

7.8
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Random Belgrade citizens interact with each other in a night full of crime, frustration, betrayal and revenge.

Director: Goran Paskaljevic | Stars: Aleksandar Bercek, Vojislav 'Voja' Brajovic, Bogdan Diklic, Nebojsa Glogovac

Votes: 4,222 | Gross: $0.11M

31. Okraina (1998)

95 min | Drama

7.8
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62 Metascore

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Director: Pyotr Lutsik | Stars: Yuriy Dubrovin, Nikolay Olyalin, Aleksei Pushkin, Aleksey Vanin

Votes: 600

32. The Barber of Siberia (1998)

180 min | Comedy, Drama, History

7.8
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At the turn of the century, a young Russian cadet falls in love with an American beauty, endangering his career and even their lives.

Director: Nikita Mikhalkov | Stars: Julia Ormond, Oleg Menshikov, Aleksey Petrenko, Richard Harris

Votes: 10,845

33. Cats (1998)

Not Rated | 120 min | Musical

7.7
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"Jellicle" cats join for a Jellicle ball where they rejoice with their leader, Old Deuteronomy. One cat will be chosen to go to the "Heavyside Layer" and be reborn. The cats introduce themselves.

Director: David Mallet | Stars: Elaine Paige, John Mills, Ken Page, Rosemarie Ford

Votes: 3,572

34. Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998)

Not Rated | 177 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.7
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During their college years, Anjali was in love with her best-friend Rahul, but he had eyes only for Tina. Years later, Rahul and the now-deceased Tina's eight-year-old daughter attempts to reunite her father and Anjali.

Director: Karan Johar | Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Rani Mukerji, Sana Saeed

Votes: 44,096 | Gross: $2.10M

35. Train of Life (1998)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.7
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62 Metascore

In 1941, the inhabitants of a small Jewish village in Central Europe organize a fake deportation train so that they can escape the Nazis and flee to Palestine.

Director: Radu Mihaileanu | Stars: Lionel Abelanski, Rufus, Clément Harari, Michel Muller

Votes: 8,344 | Gross: $0.15M

36. After Life (1998)

R | 119 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.7
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91 Metascore

After death, people have just one week to choose only a memory to keep for eternity.

Director: Hirokazu Koreeda | Stars: Arata Iura, Erika Oda, Susumu Terajima, Takashi Naitô

Votes: 8,998 | Gross: $0.80M

37. West Beirut (1998)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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In April, 1975, civil war breaks out; Beirut is partitioned along a Moslem-Christian line. Tarek is in high school, making Super 8 movies with his friend, Omar. At first the war is a lark: ... See full summary »

Director: Ziad Doueiri | Stars: Rami Doueiri, Naamar Sahli, Mohamad Chamas, Rola Al Amin

Votes: 3,089 | Gross: $0.34M

38. Earth (1998)

Unrated | 110 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.7
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71 Metascore

It's 1947 and the borderlines between India and Pakistan are being drawn. A young girl witnesses tragedy as her ayah (nanny) is caught between the love of two men and the rising tide of political and religious violence.

Director: Deepa Mehta | Stars: Aamir Khan, Nandita Das, Rahul Khanna, Maia Sethna

Votes: 7,032 | Gross: $0.53M

39. Happiness (1998)

Unrated | 134 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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81 Metascore

The lives of several individuals intertwine as they go about their lives in their own unique ways, engaging in acts society as a whole might find disturbing in a desperate search for human connection.

Director: Todd Solondz | Stars: Jane Adams, Jon Lovitz, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Dylan Baker

Votes: 63,329 | Gross: $2.81M

40. Lovers of the Arctic Circle (1998)

R | 112 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.7
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In cold Lapland Finland, under the eternal midnight sun, two ardent lovers reunite once again after a long period apart, governed by a powerful and eloquent circular motif woven by destiny, faith, and love. Can they deny their destiny?

Director: Julio Medem | Stars: Najwa Nimri, Fele Martínez, Nancho Novo, Maru Valdivielso

Votes: 17,261 | Gross: $0.50M

41. Run Lola Run (1998)

R | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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77 Metascore

After a botched money delivery, Lola has 20 minutes to come up with 100,000 Deutschmarks.

Director: Tom Tykwer | Stars: Franka Potente, Moritz Bleibtreu, Herbert Knaup, Nina Petri

Votes: 180,828 | Gross: $7.27M

42. Rushmore (1998)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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86 Metascore

The extracurricular king of Rushmore Preparatory School is put on academic probation.

Director: Wes Anderson | Stars: Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, Olivia Williams, Seymour Cassel

Votes: 159,365 | Gross: $17.11M

43. Le Dîner de Cons (1998)

PG-13 | 80 min | Comedy

7.7
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73 Metascore

A rich publisher meets a stupid but very kind person. Publisher planned to laugh at him, but it so happened that this person was the only one who stay with him when publisher's life began to crumble.

Director: Francis Veber | Stars: Thierry Lhermitte, Jacques Villeret, Francis Huster, Daniel Prévost

Votes: 34,909 | Gross: $4.07M

44. Anthahpuram (1998)

137 min | Action, Drama

7.6
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Bhanu and her son fall prey to the unknown terror background of her husband's family- faction-ism which ultimately causes his death.

Director: Krishna Vamsi | Stars: Prakash Raj, Soundarya, Sharada, Jagapathi Babu

Votes: 308

45. The Pear Tree (1998)

95 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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Esteemed writer Mahmoud suffers from writers block. While trying to work at the family estate, concerns about an unproductive pear tree trigger in him memories of his childhood love for beautiful tomboy "M".

Director: Dariush Mehrjui | Stars: Homayoun Ershadi, Golshifteh Farahani, Mohammad Reza Shaban-Noori, Nematollah Gorji

Votes: 1,118

46. Bajo California: El límite del tiempo (1998)

96 min | Drama

7.6
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Damian is a married artist living in Los Angeles with his wife. After he accidentally hits a woman with his car and flees the scene, he seeks atonement and travels alone to Mexico, both to ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Bolado | Stars: Damián Alcázar, Jesús Ochoa, Fernando Torre Laphame, Gabriel Retes

Votes: 391

47. Kad mrtvi zapjevaju (1998)

99 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.6
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At the beginning of 1990s, two Croatian emigrants, economically minded Cinco and politically minded Marinko, arrive in Croatia from Germany, homesick for their families and hometowns. In ... See full summary »

Director: Krsto Papic | Stars: Ivo Gregurevic, Ivica Vidovic, Mirjana Majurec, Ksenija Pajic

Votes: 857

48. Dil Se.. (1998)

Not Rated | 163 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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The clash between love and ideology is portrayed in this love story between a radio executive and a beautiful revolutionary

Director: Mani Ratnam | Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Manisha Koirala, Preity Zinta, Raghuvir Yadav

Votes: 24,944

49. Three Palms for Two Punks and a Babe (1998)

103 min | Comedy

7.6
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1993 Serbia is a place torn by hyperinflation and economic disaster. Milan, an avid fan of FC Partizan, lives with his painter friend and makes money by selling his paintings to the "new ... See full summary »

Director: Radivoje Andric | Stars: Srdjan 'Zika' Todorovic, Dubravka Mijatovic, Goran Radakovic, Milorad Mandic-Manda

Votes: 3,092

50. Christmas in August (1998)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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Hahn Suk-Kyu suffers from a fatal disease. He meets Shim Eun-Ha and falls in love with her. What will be the fate of this love - will it be a tragic ending?

Director: Jin-ho Hur | Stars: Suk-kyu Han, Eun-ha Shim, Goo Shin, Ji-hye Oh

Votes: 3,091


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