Movies From The 90s: 18 Unforgettable Films Of The Decade

Movies From The 90s: 18 Unforgettable Films Of The Decade The film production of the years 90 is full of great productions that have become true classics of cinema. Among this vast production, we selected the 18 best films – those that marked the epoch.

Schindler’s List

Year: 1993
Genre: drama

The Schindler List is undoubtedly one of the best films of the decade. He had 12 Oscar nominations: he won in seven categories, including best film and best director (Steven Spielberg). The film is based on real facts: the story of Oscar Schindler, a German businessman who, in the middle of World War II, was responsible for saving the lives of thousands of Jews persecuted by the Nazis.

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Pulp Fiction

Year: 1994
Genre: action, police drama

Pulp Fiction is a super classic of the years 90, worshiped to this day by a legion of fans. With agile dialogues, surprising action scenes and a magnificent script (it won the Oscar for best original script), it is considered by many people to be Quentin Tarantino’s masterpiece. The film narrates in a non-linear way three intersecting stories. One of these stories is lived by a pair of professional assassins played by Samuel L. Jackson and John Travolta.

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Philadelphia

Year: 1993
Genre: drama

Philadelphia is one of the greatest films of the years 90, especially for bringing up, in a very sensitive way, the themes of homophobia and prejudice towards people with HIV. The story revolves around Andrew Beckett, a young lawyer who, after being fired because of his illness, decides to sue the company. The film had five Oscar nominations, having won in the categories best song and best actor (Tom Hanks).

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Edward Scissorhands

Year: 1990
Genre: comedy, drama

Another classic from Afternoon Session , Edward Scissorhands is a captivating fantasy story, with hints of drama and romance. One day, in a quiet town, a cosmetics seller decides to go up the hill next to the neighborhood where she lives and ring the bell of a sinister mansion. There she meets a pale and fearful boy. In place of his hands, he has huge and skillful scissors.

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Life é Bela

Year: 1998
Genre: drama

Life is Beautiful marked an era. It was an Oscar sensation 99, when he competed in seven categories – won for best foreign film and best actor (Roberto Benigni). The film tells the story of a Jewish family that, during World War II, ends up being taken to a concentration camp. Despite the horrors of the Holocaust, Guido (played by Benigni) manages to find the strength to transform his son’s daily life into a great joke.

Forrest Gump

Year: 1994
Genre: drama

Forrest Gump was the great Oscar film 95, with nothing less than 13 indications. In total, he won six statuettes, among which the best film and best actor (Tom Hanks). In this mesmerizing feature, we immerse ourselves in the fantastic life story of Forrest Gump, whose passages mix in a very unusual way with the history of the United States in the second half of the 20th century.

Titanic

Year: 1997
Genre: drama

On board the RMS Titanic, Jack and Rose face social obstacles to live an incredible love story. The film, although fictional, reconstructs a real event: the tragic sinking of the passenger ship, which took place in 1912. With incredible visual effects, impeccable art direction and a striking original song, Titanic is one of the biggest phenomena in cinema, having earned 11 Oscar statuettes.

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Women’s Perfume

Year: 1992
Genre: drama

Impossible to talk about Women’s Perfume without remembering the tango scene and the exquisite performance of Al Pacino, which won him the Oscar for best actor in 1993. Frank is a retired, blind military man who lives in a closed and depressed state. One day, his niece hires a young student named Charlie to accompany him during the Thanksgiving holiday. Only Charlie didn’t know about Frank’s daring plans for the holiday.

Central do Brasil

Year: 1998
Genre: drama

Central do Brasil moved everyone at the end of the years 90 and introduced the world to the talent of Fernanda Montenegro, nominated for an Oscar for best actress. The film is a road movie (road movie) that chronicles the incredible meeting of Dora, a bitter former teacher, and Josué, an orphan who lives in the Central do Brasil. Together, they cross the country in search of little Josué’s family.

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See also: The best Brazilian films of all

American Beauty

Year : 1999
Genre: drama

The protagonist of American Beauty is Lester Burnham, a man who lives in a broken marriage and cannot stand more your work. In addition, she begins to have sexual fantasies with her teenage daughter’s friend. The film critically portrays the American lifestyle. He won five Oscars, including best film, best director and best actor (Kevin Spacey).

 

Matrix

Year: 1999
Gender: action

Matrix marked the epoch. First, for its revolutionary visual effects. Then, for the super original plot and with a very high philosophical voltage. Behind Neo’s electrifying adventure, with the right to endless shootings and crazy escapes, the film poses fundamental existential questions, such as “What is reality?” and “Who are we?”

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Fight Club

Year: 1999
Gender: action, drama

Tired of work and homeless, a middle class man she goes to live with a guy she just met and with whom she has high conversations about politics One night, both decide to fight and found, by chance, a clandestine fighting club, which attracts more fans every day. Clube da Luta became famous for its intricate plot, its scenes of violence and its fierce criticism of the capitalist system.

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They forgot about me

Year: 1990
Genre: comedy, adventure

Who was a child in us 90 has certainly seen this film thousands of times. Classic from Afternoon Session over Christmas, the film tells how Kevin, a boy of just eight years old, manages to fend for himself at home after being forgotten by his family who went on a trip. To make matters worse, the mansion where Kevin lives is being targeted by a very clumsy pair of thieves.

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Toy Story

Year: 1995
Genre: comedy, adventure

Toy Story is the first film in the franchise Pixar animation. With three Oscar nominations, it has been a resounding success in the years 90, pleasing the kids and adults as well. It is a story of rivalry between two toys: Sheriff Woody, Andy’s favorite good old doll, and the new sensation in the toy industry: the astronaut Buzz Lightyear.

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Jurassic Park

Year: 1993
Genre: adventure, science fiction

Jurassic Park gaped at the beginning of the years 90 with those impressive visual and sound effects for the time. The film became the highest grossing film in history (being overtaken by 97 by Titanic ). Directed by Steven Spielberg, it tells the story of an extraordinary feat: the cloning of dinosaurs, followed by the creation of a theme park. However, the task of controlling these prehistoric beasts seems far from simple.

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The Lion King

Year: 1992
Genre: adventure

The Lion King is the highest-grossing 2D animation in history. The Disney classic is still so successful that 2019 a live version of it was released action . The film narrates the adventures of Simba, Mufasa’s successor to the throne of king of the savannah. After his father’s death, Simba feels guilty and flees the kingdom, unaware that it was actually his uncle Scar who killed Mufasa. In his travels through the African savannah, Simba makes friends and learns a lot about life.

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Saving Private Ryan

Year: 1998
Genre: war

For those who enjoy the war genre, Saving Private Ryan is an absolutely necessary film. It is the story of a group of soldiers who were given the mission to find a soldier named Ryan and get him off the battlefield, where his three brothers had already died. The combat scenes are absolutely electrifying, with emphasis on the first half hour of the film, which shows the arrival of troops allied to Normadia, in one of the decisive episodes of World War II: the so-called D-Day.

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Ghost – On the Other Side of Life

Year: 1990
Genre: romance

In the years 90 , Ghost was repeated several times on open TV, proving the success of the feature film starring the late Patrick Swayze. The film tells a beautiful and emotional love story that even death cannot stop. Highlight for the super entertaining performance of the talented Whoopi Goldberg, which won her the Oscar for best supporting actress in 1991

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