1990 September Movies (By Date)

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.

    Daddy Nostalgia (1990)

    Daddy Nostalgia

    • 86%
    • 105 min
    • Drama

    A half-French, half-British writer (Jane Birkin) learns her father (Dirk Bogarde), who neglected her when she was young, has been taken seriously ill and goes to visit him and her mother (Odette Laure).

    The Garden (1990)

    The Garden

      • PG-13
      • 92 min
      • Drama

      A nearly wordless visual narrative intercuts two main stories and a couple of minor ones. A woman, perhaps the Madonna, brings forth her baby to a crowd of intrusive paparazzi; she tries to flee them. Two men who are lovers marry and are arrested by the powers that be. The men are mocked and pilloried, tarred, feathered, and beaten. Loose in this contemporary world of electrical-power transmission lines is also Jesus. The elements, particularly fire and water, content with political power,...

      Taxi Blues (1990)

      Taxi Blues

      • 67%
      • Unrated
      • 110 min
      • Drama

      Ivan is old Russia: thick, dour, hard-working, often brutish; he misses Communism. He drives a taxi and one night meets Alexi, a new Russian, a musician, an alcoholic, irresponsible. Alexi stiffs Ivan for the fare, so Ivan tracks him down and a love-hate relationship ensues. When Alexi lets the bath water run over in Ivan's flat and Ivan must pay 500 rubles for repairs, he tries to force Alexi into day labor to repay him. It's hopeless. Then, suddenly, Alexi is discovered, goes on a...

      Slumber Party Massacre III (1990)

      Slumber Party Massacre III

        • R
        • 87 min
        • Comedy

        After a hard day of volleyball at the beach, a teen whose parents are away decides to have a slumber party with her girlfriends. Their boyfriends predictably show up to scare them, but a stranger from the beach is also seen lurking around the house. Soon the group begins experiencing an attrition problem. Written by Ed Sutton <[email protected]>

        Full Fathom Five (1990)

        Full Fathom Five

          • PG
          • 82 min
          • Action

          Adapted from the bestselling novel. Navy Captain Peter Mackenzie is sent on his toughest assignment when the Soviet nuclear sub KIROV is stolen and the weapons are aimed at the United States. Written by Concorde - New Horizons (with permission).

          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

          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.

          Mister Johnson (1990)

          Mister Johnson

          • 100%
          • PG-13
          • 97 min
          • Drama

          In 1923 British Colonial Nigeria, Mister Johnson is an oddity -- an educated black man who doesn't really fit in with the natives or the British. He works for the local British magistrate, and considers himself English, though he has never been to England. He is always scheming, trying to get ahead, which lands him in a lot of hot water. Written by John Oswalt <[email protected]>

          Step Across The Border (1990)

          Step Across The Border

            • Unrated
            • 90 min
            • Documentary

            An avant-garde documentary film on English guitarist, composer and improviser Fred Frith

            Dead men don't die (1990)

            Dead men don't die

              • PG-13
              • 94 min
              • Comedy

              A reporter investigating a drug dealing ring is murdered. Brought back to life by the voodoo spell of a cleaning woman, he goes after his killers.

              Trust (1990)

              Trust

              • 82%
              • R
              • 107 min
              • Comedy

              When high school dropout Maria Coughlin announces her pregnancy to her parents, her father drops dead on the floor. Her mother kicks her out of the house and her boyfriend dumps her, so Maria is left alone and homeless. This is when she meets Matthew Slaughter. Matthew is an educated high school graduate with a great talent for fixing electronic devices, but he can't hang on to a job because of his principled attitude towards quality. When Maria accepts Matthew's offer to help her, they begin...

              Joshua's Heart

                • Unrated
                • 96 min
                • Drama

                10 year old Joshua's father has a new girlfriend every 5-8 month. Joshua finds out how a mother's love feels, when he meets Claudia, his father's Nth girlfriend. The trouble is that his father's love with her ends after a couple of month too, but Joshua's doesn't. Could she adopt him? Written by gergo

                The Lost Capone (1990)

                The Lost Capone

                  • PG
                  • 100 min
                  • Action

                  While Al Capone works his way up from top-dog street gang thug captain in Chicago to U.S. crime king, his brother Jimmy Capone chooses the righteous way, actually with father's blessing, leaving Illinois for small town Harmony in Nebraska, where he adopts the alias Richard Hart, marries teacher Kathleen, has offspring and becomes its incorruptible town marshal, with a loyal Indian deputy. When his efficient fight against Al's illegal alcohol trade starts to bite financially, the...

                  The Second Circle (1990)

                  The Second Circle

                    • Unrated
                    • 92 min
                    • Documentary

                    A man tries to come to terms with his father's death and to deal with the mundane details of his burial in a society cut off from spirituality.

                    - Written by

                    International Film Circuit <[email protected]>

                    Mister Frost (1990)

                    Mister Frost

                      • R
                      • 104 min
                      • Drama

                      Frost is arrested and committed for murder after he is apprehended burying his victims in the garden. However, even while under psychiatric care and tight hospital security, it becomes obvious that Mr. Frost is not all he seems to be, but he is dangerous nonetheless.

                      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,...

                      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...

                      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...