1990 Movies

Goodfellas (1990)


  • 97%
  • R
  • 145 min
  • Biography

Based on Nicholas Pileggi's book WISEGUY, Martin Scorsese?s GOODFELLAS is a wry, violent, and exhilarating film about the life of Henry Hill, an aspiring criminal who ends up in the FBI?s witness protection program after testifying against his former partners. As a poor Irish-Italian growing up in 1950s New York City, Hill rises through the ranks of his Brooklyn neighborhood's organized crime branch, and with money from the mob he begins living the good life, complete with a beautiful bride,...

Edward Scissorhands (1990)

Edward Scissorhands

  • 91%
  • PG-13
  • 105 min
  • Drama

A suburban fairy tale with incredibly imaginative sets, an Avon lady, Peg Boggs (Dianne Wiest), discovers the half-finished experiment--a man/monster named Edward (Johnny Depp)--of a mad scientist (played magically by Vincent Price) living in the neighborhood's old abandoned castle. The scientist died before replacing the shy man's large shears with real hands. When Peg attempts to bring Edward into her suburban world, to live among her skeptical family (husband Alan Arkin and daughter Winona...

Home Alone (1990)

Home Alone

  • 55%
  • PG
  • 103 min
  • Comedy

When his family heads off for a Christmas vacation in Europe, a young boy finds that he has been left behind -- asleep in the attic guestroom.

Taking advantage of his newfound freedom, he begins to enjoy his Christmas vacation from his family. But when two bungling burglars assail his home, he finds that being on his own can be tough -- especially defending his turf against two very grown-up burglars.

Misery (1990)


  • 89%
  • R
  • 107 min
  • Drama

Novelist Paul Sheldon crashes his car on a snowy Colorado road. He is found by Annie Wilkes, the "number one fan" of Paul's heroine Misery Chastaine. Annie is also somewhat unstable, and Paul finds himself crippled, drugged and at her mercy.

The Hunt for Red October (1990)

The Hunt for Red October

  • 86%
  • PG
  • 134 min
  • Action

Based on the Best Selling novel by Tom Clancy this film tells the story of Captain Marko Ramius, the skipper of the Soviet Union's newest nuclear sub. Jack Ryan of the CIA gets involved in a tense, tangled hunt for this sub, when Ramius defects, taking the "Red October" with him. The story is an action packed techno-thriller.

Pretty Woman (1990)

Pretty Woman

  • 62%
  • R
  • 119 min
  • Comedy

Edward is a rich and sophisticated businesman who specializes in corporate raiding - buying up businesses to break them up and sell them off in pieces. Vivian is a Los Angeles prostitute struggling with her lifestyle and a need to pay the rent.

On a business trip to Los Angeles, Edward hires Vivian to be his girlfriend for a week while he traverses the local social circles. Love and various social complications invade their tidy arrangment and have the pair wondering if this Cinderella-story...

The Witches (1990)

The Witches

  • 100%
  • PG
  • 91 min
  • Fantasy

A young boy named Luke and his grandmother go on vacation only to discover their hotel is hosting an international witch convention, where the Grand High Witch is unveiling her master plan to turn all children into mice. Will Luke fall victim to the witches' plot before he can stop them?

Jacob's Ladder (1990)

Jacob's Ladder

  • 70%
  • R
  • 113 min
  • Drama

A traumatized Vietnam war veteran finds out that his post-war life isn't what he believes it to be when he's attacked by horned creatures in the subway and his dead son comes to visit him...

Ghost (1990)


  • 82%
  • PG-13
  • 128 min
  • Drama

Sam and Molly were a very happy couple and deeply in love. Walking back to their apartment after a night out, they encounter an assailant in a dark alley and Sam is murdered.

Trapped as a ghost and able to see and hear things that he didn't notice before, he realizes that his death was not an accident and that Molly is still in danger. Sam must communicate with Molly through a psychic while he tries to keep Molly safe from dangers the two never knew were so close at hand.

Dances with Wolves (1990)

Dances with Wolves

  • 82%
  • PG-13
  • 180 min
  • Adventure

Civil War hero, Lt. John Dunbar asks to be reassigned to the western frontier. While manning this isolated post, he develops a relationship with the Lakota Sioux and a white woman who has been raised by the tribe.

Dunbar eventually earns the respect of the tribe and finds a greater kinship with the native people than he had with his own people.

Total Recall (1990)

Total Recall

  • 84%
  • R
  • 113 min
  • Action

What is reality when you can't trust your memory. Arnold Schwartzenegger is an Earthbound construction worker who keeps having dreams about Mars. A trip to a false memory transplant service for an imaginary trip to Mars goes terribly wrong and another personality surfaces. When his old self returns, he finds groups of his friends and several strangers seem to have orders to kill him. He finds records his other self left him that tell him to get to Mars to join up with the underground. The...

The Godfather: Part III (1990)

The Godfather: Part III

    • R
    • 162 min
    • Crime

    Francis Ford Coppola�s compelling sequel to the epic Mafia saga once again stars Al Pacino as Michael Corleone, the aging don of the infamous Corleone family. Michael is on the verge of legitimizing the family business with the help of his nephew, Vincent Mancini (Andy Garcia). However, failing health and treacherous Mafioso colleagues Joey Zasa (Joe Mantegna) and Don Altobello (Eli Wallach) keep him immersed in the criminal life he had hoped to escape.

    The Exorcist III (1990)

    The Exorcist III

    • 55%
    • R
    • 110 min
    • Horror

    Set fifteen years after the original film, The Exorcist III centers around the philosophical Lieutenant William F. Kinderman who is investigating a baffling series of murders around Georgetown that all contain the hallmarks of The Gemini, a deceased serial killer. It eventually leads him to a catatonic patient in a psychiatric hospital who has recently started to speak, claiming he is the The Gemini and detailing the murders, but bears a striking resemblance to Father Damien Karras.

    The Handmaid's Tale (1990)

    The Handmaid's Tale

    • 23%
    • R
    • 108 min
    • Drama

    In a dystopicly polluted rightwing religious tyranny, a young woman is put in sexual slavery on account of her now rare fertility.

    Tremors (1990)


    • 88%
    • PG-13
    • 96 min
    • Comedy

    A small town gradually becomes aware of a strange creature which picks off people one by one. But what is this creature, and where is it? At the same time, a seismologist is working in the area, she detects _tremors_. The creature lives underground, and can 'pop up' without warning. Trapped in their town, the town-folk have no escape.

    Flatliners (1990)


    • 52%
    • R
    • 115 min
    • Drama

    Medical students begin to explore the realm of near death experiences, hoping for insights. Each has their heart stopped and is revived. They begin having flashes of walking nightmares from their childhood, reflecting sins they committed or had committed against them. The experiences continue to intensify, and they begin to be physically beaten by their visions as they try and go deeper into the death experience to find a cure.

    Cry-Baby (1990)


    • 73%
    • PG-13
    • 85 min
    • Comedy

    Drape (or Greaser) Wade Walker, also known as Cry-Baby for his ability to shed a single tear, falls head over heels for square Allison Vernon-Williams who, incidentally, is tired of being good.

    Child's Play 2 (1990)

    Child's Play 2

    • 43%
    • R
    • 84 min
    • Horror

    Chucky's back! The notorious killer doll with the satanic smile comes back to life in this new chapter depicting the terrifying struggle between young Andy Barclay (Alex Vincent) and the demonic doll attempting to possess his soul. Despite being roasted to a crisp in his last escapade, Chucky rises from the ashes after being reconstructed by a toy factory to dispel the negative publicity surrounding the doll. Back in one piece, Chucky tracks his prey to a foster home where the chase begins...

    Night of the Living Dead (1990)

    Night of the Living Dead

      • R
      • 92 min
      • Horror

      In this remake of the original classic film, a group of people are trapped inside a farmhouse as legions of the walking dead try to get inside and use them for food.

      Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)

      Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

        • NONE
        • 93 min
        • Action

        Four turtles and a rat are transformed into a humanized state by a mutagenetic gel in a sewer. The rat becomes their mentor, and teaches them all he knows regarding Ninjitsu. The turtles use their newfound skills to combat the crime in New York City. But when their mentor is captured by an enemy from the past, can they hold true to what they've learned, and stay together as a brotherhood?