1993 September Movies

Dazed and Confused (1993)

Dazed and Confused

  • 96%
  • R
  • 103 min
  • Comedy

In a small Texas enclave, highlights the rites of passage on the last day of school in 1976 for the new, incoming freshmen at the hands of the class of '77 at Robert E. Lee High School. Freshman boys are physically punished, while the girls largely face the brunt of verbal abuse and humiliation. Two main figures emerge. Incoming freshman Mitch Kramer comes to a new realization in his role as a major target of senior hazing. And, among the seniors is Randall "Pink" Floyd, the school's star...

True Romance (1993)

True Romance

  • 91%
  • R
  • 120 min
  • Crime

When inexperienced call girl Alabama Whitman (Patricia Arquette) is paid to seduce comic-book-nerd and Elvis fanatic Clarence Worley (Christian Slater), she doesn�t expect to fall for him. But these two lost souls seem to be made for each other and quickly pledge their love, marrying at Detroit's city hall. Clarence discovers some newfound bravado and attempts to retrieve Alabama�s possessions from her pimp, Drexl (Gary Oldman), who isn�t exactly eager to let Alabama go....

A Bronx Tale (1993)

A Bronx Tale

  • 96%
  • R
  • 121 min
  • Crime

Robert De Niro made his directorial debut with this expanded adaptation of Chazz Palminteri's one-character play. DeNiro's role of Lorenzo Anello, an Italian-America bus driver, is secondary to the part of his son Calogero, played by young Francis Capra. The top dog in Calogero's Bronx neighborhood is flashy "wiseguy" Sonny (Chazz Palminteri). When the boy witnesses Sonny commit a murder, he honor

The Age of Innocence (1993)

The Age of Innocence

  • 80%
  • PG
  • 139 min
  • Drama

Tale of 19th century New York high society in which a young lawyer falls in love with a woman separated from her husband, while he is engaged to the woman's cousin.

The Good Son (1993)

The Good Son

  • 24%
  • R
  • 87 min
  • Drama

After his mother's death, a young boy, Mark, is left with his aunt and uncle while his father makes an important trip. Cousin Henry is at first great fun, but isn't your average boy next door. Mark believes Henry is evil, but no one else can see this.

Naked (1993)

Naked

    • NR
    • 131 min
    • Drama

    Johnny flees Manchester for London, to avoid a beating from the family of a girl he has raped. There he finds an old girlfriend, and spends some time homeless, spending much of his time ranting at strangers, and meeting characters in plights very much like his own.

    Rudy (1993)

    Rudy

    • 84%
    • PG
    • 114 min
    • Biography

    Rudy grew up in a steel mill town where most people ended up working, but wanted to play football at Notre Dame instead. There were only a couple of problems. His grades were a little low, his athletic skills were poor, and he was only half the size of the other players. But he had the drive and the spirit of 5 people and has set his sights upon joining the team.

    Cool Runnings (1993)

    Cool Runnings

    • 75%
    • PG
    • 98 min
    • Adventure

    Irving Blitzer disgraced himself when putting extra weights into his team's bob in the Olympics, resulting in his gold medal being taken away from him. Years later, Derice Bannock, son to a former friend of Irv, fails to qualify for the 100-yard sprint for the Olympics due to a stupid accident. But when he hears of Irving Blitzer living also on Jamaica, Derice decides to go to the Games anyway. If not as a sprinter, then as a bobsledder. After some starting problems, the first Jamaican...

    Kalifornia (1993)

    Kalifornia

    • 67%
    • R
    • 117 min
    • Crime

    Brian Kessler, a journalist researching serial killers, and his photographer girlfriend Carrie set out on a cross-country tour of the sites of the killings. Sharing the ride and their expenses are Early Grayce, a paroled white trash criminal, and his girlfriend Adele. As the trip progresses, Early begins to appear more and more unstable, and Brian and Carrie begin to fear that they may have a real-life serial killer in the back seat of their car.

    Airborne (1993)

    Airborne

      • PG
      • 91 min
      • Adventure

      Mitchell Goosen is sixteen/seventeen year old kid from California who loves to surf and roller blade. Yet, his parents, who are two zoologists were given a grant to work in Australia. The only problem was: Mitchell couldn't go with them. So, he gets sent to stay with his aunt, uncle, and cousin in Cincinnati, Ohio. When he arrives, he meets his cousin who is also his new roommate for the next six months: Wiley. Mitchell then goes to school and gets on the bad side the high school hockey...

      Short Cuts (1993)

      Short Cuts

      • 94%
      • R
      • 187 min
      • Comedy

      Multi-storied, fish-eyed look at American culture with some 22 characters intersecting--profoundly or fleetingly--through each other's lives. Running the emotional gamut from disturbing to humorous, Altman's portrait of the contemporary human condition is nevertheless fascinating. Based on nine stories and a prose poem by Raymond Carver.

      Farewell My Concubine (1993)

      Farewell My Concubine

        • 171 min
        • Drama

        Farewell, My Concubine is a movie with two parallel, intertwined stories. It is the story of two performers in the Beijing Opera, stage brothers, and the woman who comes between them. At the same time, it attempts to do no less than squeeze the entire political history of China in the twentieth century into a three-hour time-frame.

        Striking Distance (1993)

        Striking Distance

          • R
          • 102 min
          • Action

          Set against the backdrop of the Pittsburgh river system, a river patrol cop is on a quest to catch a serial killer at all costs.

          Malice (1993)

          Malice

          • 53%
          • R
          • 107 min
          • Crime

          A tail about a happily married couple who would like to have children. Tracy teaches infants, Andy's a college professor. Things are never the same after she is taken to hospital and operated upon by Jed, a "know all" doctor.

          The Joy Luck Club (1993)

          The Joy Luck Club

          • 85%
          • R
          • 139 min
          • Drama

          Through a series of flashbacks, four young chinese women born in America and their respective mothers born in feudal China, explore their past. This search will help them understand their difficult mother/daughter relationship.

          Freaked (1993)

          Freaked

            • PG-13
            • 86 min
            • Comedy

            A vain actor, his best friend, and an activist end up at a mutant freak farm run by a weirdo scientist.

            The Program (1993)

            The Program

            • 45%
            • R
            • 112 min
            • Action

            Several players from different backgrounds try to cope with the pressures of playing football at a major university. Each deals with the pressure differently, some turn to drinking, others to drugs, and some to studying.

            Bad Boy Bubby (1993)

            Bad Boy Bubby

              • 114 min
              • Comedy

              Bad Boy Bubby is just that: a bad boy. So bad, in fact, that his mother has kept him locked in their house for his entire thirty years, convincing him that the air outside is poisonous. After a visit from his estranged father, circumstances force Bubby into the waiting world, a place which is just as unusual to him as he is to the world.

              M. Butterfly (1993)

              M. Butterfly

              • 42%
              • 101 min
              • Drama

              In 1960s China, French diplomat Rene Gallimard falls in love with an opera singer, Song Liling - but Song is not at all who Gallimard thinks.

              Romeo Is Bleeding (1993)

              Romeo Is Bleeding

              • 23%
              • R
              • 100 min
              • Crime

              A corrupt cop gets in over his head when he tries to assassinate a beautiful Russian hit-woman.