1990 December Movies

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...

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!

    Awakenings (1990)

    Awakenings

    • 88%
    • PG-13
    • 121 min
    • Biography

    A new doctor finds himself with a ward full of comatose patients. He is disturbed by them and the fact that they have been comatose for decades with no hope of any cure. When he finds a possible chemical cure he gets permission to try it on one of them. When the first patient awakes, he is now an adult having gone into a coma in his early teens. The film then delights in the new awareness of the patients and then on the reactions of their relatives to the changes in the newly awakened.

    Mermaids (1990)

    Mermaids

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

    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.

    Captain America (1990)

    Captain America

    • 11%
    • PG-13
    • 97 min
    • Action

    During World War II, a brave, patriotic American Soldier undergoes experiments to become a new supersoldier, "Captain America." Racing to Germany to sabotage the rockets of Nazi baddie "Red Skull", Captain America winds up frozen until the 1990s. He reawakens to find that the Red Skull has changed identities and is now planning to kidnap the President of the United States.

    The Rookie (1990)

    The Rookie

    • 50%
    • R
    • 120 min
    • Action

    Veteran cop Nick Pulovski (Clint Eastwood) is used to playing musical partners; many of the partners he's had in the past have died on the job, and often as a result of Nick's risky tactics. But the rookie (Charlie Sheen) who's been assigned to help Nick bust a carjacking ring is almost as hotheaded as he is … and when Nick gets kidnapped, his newbie partner is his only hope.

    Vincent & Theo (1990)

    Vincent & Theo

      • PG-13
      • 138 min
      • Biography

      The tragic story of Vincent van Gogh broadened by focusing as well on his brother Theodore, who helped support Vincent. Based on the letters written between the two.

      Hamlet (1990)

      Hamlet

      • 76%
      • PG
      • 130 min
      • Drama

      Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, finds out that his uncle Claudius killed his father to obtain the throne, and plans revenge.

      Almost an Angel (1990)

      Almost an Angel

        • 95 min
        • Comedy

        Terry Dean is an electronics wizard and thief. After he is released from jail, he is hit by a car while saving a little girl life. While in the hospital, he dreams that God visits him and tells him he's an Angel, and must start doing good things to make up for his past life. Not believing it at first, he soon becomes convinced he must be an Angel. Not having any Angel powers yet, he must use his own experiences and talents to make good things happen.

        The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990)

        The Bonfire of the Vanities

        • 23%
        • R
        • 125 min
        • Comedy

        Take one Wall Street tycoon, his Fifth Avenue mistress, a reporter hungry for fame, and make the wrong turn in The Bronx...then sit back and watch the sparks fly.

        The Russia House (1990)

        The Russia House

        • 73%
        • R
        • 122 min
        • Drama

        Three notebooks supposedly containing Russian military secrets are handed to a British publisher during a Russian book conference. The British secret service are naturally keen to learn if these notebooks are the genuine article. To this end, they enlist the help of the scruffy British publisher Barley Blair, who has plenty of experience with Russian and Russians. Barley, an unconventionaly character who doesn't respond well to authority, finds himself in a game more complex than he first...

        Look Who's Talking Too (1990)

        Look Who's Talking Too

          • PG-13
          • 81 min
          • Comedy

          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, voiced by Roseanne.

          Green Card (1990)

          Green Card

          • 56%
          • PG-13
          • 103 min
          • Comedy

          Brontë Mitchell is a horticulturalist and an environmentalist devoted to the creation of urban gardens and parks on vacant lots. She is anxious to rent an apartment with a greenhouse, but the board of trustees would prefer a married couple as tenants. Her friend Antoine suggests she marry French immigrant Georges Fauré, who needs a green card in order to remain in the country. The two meet at a cafe in downtown Manhattan and after a brief conversation are wed in a quick ceremony at the nearby...

          Abraxas, Guardian of the Universe (1990)

          Abraxas, Guardian of the Universe

            • PG-13
            • 90 min
            • Adventure

            An alien "policeman" (Abraxas) arrives on Earth to apprehend a renegade of his own race who impregnates a woman with a potentially-destructive mutant embryo. Written by N.X.K. <[email protected]>

            Ai zai bie xiang de ji jie (1990)

            Ai zai bie xiang de ji jie

              • Unrated
              • 114 min
              • Drama

              Award-winning drama deals with the many in Mailand China who dream of emigration to the U.S. Set primarily in New York City, the film follows Zhou who follows his wife's journey to America - and the tough surprises in store for him in the "Promised Land." Written by Towne 3, San Jose, Ca

              Alice (1990)

              Alice

              • 77%
              • 102 min
              • Comedy

              Alice Tate, mother of two, with a marriage of 16 years, finds herself falling for the handsome sax player, Joe. Stricken with a backache, she consults Dr. Yang, an oriental herbalist who realizes that her problems are not related to her back, but in her mind and heart. Dr. Yang's magical herbs give Alice wondrous powers, taking her out of well-established rut.

              Baaghi: A Rebel for Love (1990)

              Baaghi: A Rebel for Love

                • 157 min
                • Action

                Saajan is a college youth, enjoying his life, meets with Kajal the girl of his dreams at a brothel. Kajal is an innocent victim of Dhanraj, who runs this brothel. Saajan eventually falls in love with Kajal, but this love affair is not acceptable to the society, which includes his parents Mr. and Mrs. Sood. Saajan's dad Col. Sood wants his son to join the Indian army. On the other side, this relationship of love is also not acceptable to Dhanraj, since he doesn't want any of his brothel girls to...

                Bad Girls from Mars (1990)

                Bad Girls from Mars

                  • 86 min
                  • Comedy

                  Someone is killing off the female leads of the movie production "Bad Girls from Mars." The producers feel they should try to finish the film, even though they're making a lucrative amount from insurance payoffs, so they fly in European sex bomb Emanuelle as the new lead. Emanuelle immediately begins embarrassing the producers by leading a wild party life around town. Meanwhile the killings continue, and detectives try to stop the fiend responsible.

                  Days of Being Wild (1990)

                  Days of Being Wild

                    • R
                    • 91 min
                    • Crime

                    The film revolves loosely around Leslie Cheung's playboy character and his relationship with Maggie Cheung (gorgeous as usual) and later with Carina Lau.