1990 September Movies

Goodfellas (1990)

Goodfellas

  • 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,...

Miller's Crossing (1990)

Miller's Crossing

  • 91%
  • R
  • 115 min
  • Crime

Miller’s Crossing is the Coen-Brothers first successful attempt at reaching a wider audience. They illustrate an atypical Mafia story that sways away from the typical films from the genre like The Godfather or Goodfellas. Taking place during Prohibition this film is an incredible piece of work accompanied by it’s superb acting performances.

Henry & June (1990)

Henry & June

  • 69%
  • NC-17
  • 136 min
  • Biography

The love triangle between author Henry Miller, his wife June and Anais Nin in 1930s Paris.

State of Grace (1990)

State of Grace

  • 83%
  • R
  • 134 min
  • Crime

Terry Noonan returns home to New York's Hells Kitchen after a ten year absence. He soon hooks up with childhood pal Jackie who is involved in the Irish mob run by his brother Frankie. Terry also rekindles an old flame with Jackie's sister Kathleen. Soon, however, Terry is torn between his loyalty to his friends and his loyalties to others.

Narrow Margin (1990)

Narrow Margin

    • R
    • 97 min
    • Action

    A Los Angeles District Attorney (Gene Hackman) is attempting to take an unwilling murder witness (Anne Archer) back to the United States from Canada to testify against a top-level mob boss. Frantically attempting to escape two deadly hit men sent to silence her, they board a Vancouver-bound train only to find the killers are on board with them. For the next 20 hours, as the train hurls through the beautiful but isolated Canadian wilderness, a deadly game of cat and mouse ensues in which their...

    Memphis Belle (1990)

    Memphis Belle

    • 75%
    • PG-13
    • 107 min
    • Action

    The "Memphis Belle" is a World War II bomber, piloted by a young crew on dangerous bombing raids into Europe. The crew only have to make one more bombing raid before they have finished their duty and can go home. In the briefing before their last flight, the crew discover that the target for the day is Dresden, a heavily-defended city that invariably causes many Allied casualties

    Death Warrant (1990)

    Death Warrant

      • R
      • 89 min
      • Action

      The Canadian policeman Louis Burke is assigned in a jail to investigate in some murders of prisoners and jailors. When in jail, Lois, using his outstandings martial arts is able to save his life and make himself respected in that violent world. At least, helped by two another prisoners, he succeded in finding the truth about the dreadful crimes.

      Pacific Heights (1990)

      Pacific Heights

      • 43%
      • R
      • 102 min
      • Mystery

      A couple works hard to renovate their dream house and become landlords to pay for it. Unfortunately one of their tenants has plans of his own.

      Hardware (1990)

      Hardware

      • 55%
      • R
      • 93 min
      • Sci-Fi

      It was the movie that stunned audiences, shocked the MPAA and marked the debut of one of the most uncompromising filmmakers in modern horror. Golden Globe winner Dylan McDermott (The Practice) stars as a post-apocalyptic scavenger who brings home a battered cyborg skull for his metal-sculptor girlfriend. But this steel scrap contains the brain of the M.A.R.K. 13, the military's most ferocious bio-mechanical combat droid. It is cunning, cruel and can reassemble itself. Tonight, it is...

      Postcards from the Edge (1990)

      Postcards from the Edge

      • 90%
      • R
      • 101 min
      • Comedy

      Substance-addicted Hollywood actress Suzanne Vale is on the skids. After a spell at a detox centre her film company insists as a condition of continuing to employ her that she live with her mother Doris Mann, herself once a star and now a champion drinker. Such a set-up is bad news for Suzanne who has struggled for years to get out of her mother's shadow, and who finds her mother still treats her like a child. Despite these problems - and further ones to do with the men in in her life - Suzanne...

      White Hunter Black Heart (1990)

      White Hunter Black Heart

      • 85%
      • PG
      • 112 min
      • Adventure

      A thinly fictionalized account of a legendary movie director, whose desire to hunt down an animal turns into a grim situation with his movie crew in Africa

      3-4 x jûgatsu (1990)

      3-4 x jûgatsu

        • 96 min
        • Action

        Masaki, a baseball player and gas-station attendant, gets into trouble with the local Yakuza and goes to Okinawa to get a gun to defend himself. There he meets Uehara (Kitano), a tough gangster, who is in serious debt to the yakuza and planning revenge.

        Alberto Express (1990)

        Alberto Express

          • Unrated
          • 92 min
          • Comedy

          A young Italian, living in Paris with his French wife, is about to become a father. Before the baby is born, Alberto must repay his father for every expense from his own birth until he left home. It's a family tradition, virtually a family curse. With little money in hand, he jumps on a train to Italy, the "Alberto Express," to return to his father. During the journey, he tries scheme after scheme to secure a windfall. En route, he also has a magical encounter with generations...

          An Angel at My Table (1990)

          An Angel at My Table

          • 93%
          • 158 min
          • Biography

          Janet Frame grows up in a poor family. She is different than the other kids. She is considered abnormal and locked away in a mental institution for eight years. Everything changes when she starts writing books.

          Babies

            • PG-13
            • 92 min
            • Drama

            Three close friends begin to obsess about infants, breast-feeding, disposable diapers and the like in the made-for-TV Babies. Lindsay Wagner plays a thirtysomething career woman who'd like the responsibilities of motherhood without the complication of a man in her life. Dinah Manoff is a married lady who can't conceive; she tries to convince husband Alan Arkin that adoption is the way to go. And Marcy Walker is carrying a baby who may require delicate prebirth kidney surgery. Babies was first...

            Backstreet Dreams (1990)

            Backstreet Dreams

              • R
              • 96 min
              • Drama

              Backstreet Dreams is the story of a man, who has a disturbed child. He and his wife take their son to a clinic, where he is diagnosed by a talented psychologist (Stevie), as being autistic. After catching his unfaithful wife with another man, Dean tells Lucy to leave, and is faced with the task of raising Shane on his own. Stevie believes that she can improve Shane's condition, going back to Dean's apartment and later convincing him that he can provide a better world for his son. Angelo, who...

              Camp Cucamonga (1990)

              Camp Cucamonga

                • Unrated
                • 93 min
                • Action

                Standard camp shenanigans and romance amongst the counselors and the campers at a lake front summer camp.

                Captain N & the Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3

                • 13%
                • PG
                • 60 min
                • Animation

                The series continues the adventures of Kevin and his friends in Videoland and the Super Mario Bros. in the Mushroom Kingdom.

                Casey's Gift: For Love of a Child

                  • PG
                  • 93 min
                  • Drama

                  Terry and Peter Ctilwell enjoy a close friendship with their next-door neighbours Donna and Hank Bolen. Their children have grown up running through each other's houses and both families have shared their joys and sorrows. However, when the Ctilwells' six-year-old son Casey drowns in the Bolens' unsupervised swimming pool, the tragedy threatens to tear their friendship apart. Written by Melissa J

                  Coins in the Fountain

                    • Unrated
                    • 98 min

                    Remake of the 1954 film "Three Coins In The Fountain" again finds three vacationing American women searching for romance during their visit to Rome. Written by John Sacksteder <[email protected]>