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,...

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.

    Kindergarten Cop (1990)

    Kindergarten Cop

    • 50%
    • PG-13
    • 111 min
    • Action

    John Kimble is a tough city cop who's been on the trail of drug dealer Cullen Crisp for years. He finally tracks Crisp down but it seems the only person that can testify against him is his ex-wife. The problem is she's disappeared and all Kimble knows is the name of the school in Oregon where her son attends. When things don't quite go to plan, Kimble finds he has to go undercover on his toughest assignment yet - Kindergarten teacher!

    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.

    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.

    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...

    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.

    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.

    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?

      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.

      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 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.

      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...

      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.

      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.

      Back to the Future Part III (1990)

      Back to the Future Part III

      • 74%
      • PG
      • 118 min
      • Adventure

      The conclusion of the trilogy sends Marty McFly on a rescue mission to the year 1885, where he must save Doc Brown from death at the hands of yet another member of the Tannen clan. However, there are a number of complications preventing a quick return to the future: a lack of gasoline for the time-traveling DeLorean, a band of gunslinging outlaws and a schoolmarm with affections for the smitten Doc.

      Days of Thunder (1990)

      Days of Thunder

      • 40%
      • PG-13
      • 107 min
      • Action

      Cole Trickle enters the high-pressure world of Nascar racing. He's a hot driver with a hot temper, and this attitude gets him into trouble not only with other drivers, but members of his own team as well.

      Dick Tracy (1990)

      Dick Tracy

      • 64%
      • PG
      • 105 min
      • Action

      All Tess Trueheart wants is to settle down to a quiet life with her boyfriend, detective Dick Tracy. But there's something pretty rotten going on in town, with someone pretty rotten behind it, and Tracy has his hands full with the likes of villain Big Boy Caprice and with the almost irresistable Breathless Mahoney.

      Wild at Heart (1990)

      Wild at Heart

      • 65%
      • R
      • 124 min
      • Comedy

      Young lovers Sailor and Lula run from the variety of weirdos that Lula's mom has hired to kill Sailor.