1994 September Movies

The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

The Shawshank Redemption

  • 90%
  • R
  • 142 min
  • Crime

Andy Dufresne (Tim Robbins) is sentenced to two consecutive life terms in prison for the murders of his wife and her lover in the late 1940s. However, only Andy knows that he didn't commit the crimes. Sent to Shawshank Prison to do hard time, Andy--a taciturn banker in the outside world--has to learn to get by in the brutal, cutthroat confines of prison life. His quiet strength slowly earns the respect of his fellow inmates--most notably, Red (Morgan Freeman)--and even much of the prison staff....

Pulp Fiction (1994)

Pulp Fiction

  • 95%
  • R
  • 154 min
  • Crime

Writer-director Quentin Tarantino revisits the seedier side of Los Angeles--following 1992's RESERVOIR DOGS--with this funny, violent, tongue-in-cheek tribute to the less "classic" side of filmmaking--the potboilers and capers, the Blaxploitation flicks and gangster movies. The film interweaves three tales, told in a circular, fractured manner, which only fully connect by the time the final credits roll. The first story focuses on Vincent Vega (John Travolta) and Jules Winnfield (Samuel L....

The Professional (1994)

The Professional

    • R
    • 110 min
    • Crime

    Mathilda, a twelve-year old New York girl, is living an undesirable life among her half-family. Her father stores drugs for two-faced cop Norman Stansfield. Only her little brother keeps Mathilda from breaking apart. One day, Stansfield and his team take cruel revenge on her father for stretching the drugs a little, thus killing the whole family. Only Mathilda, who was out shopping, survives by finding shelter in Léon's apartment in the moment of highest need. Soon, she finds out about the...

    Clerks (1994)

    Clerks

    • 88%
    • R
    • 92 min
    • Comedy

    Its just another day for Dante Hicks, until his boss calls him into work at the Quickstop on his day off. With a hockey game at 2, and his girlfriend still hacking him about going to back to school. Dante begins to get into a bigger frenzy when he learns his ex-girlfriend, Caitlin, is getting married. With his always late accomplice Randall strolling in to work at the video store, Dante is left with no choice but to bend the rules a little with work, customers, and most of all his love life....

    Only You (1994)

    Only You

    • 48%
    • PG
    • 115 min
    • Comedy

    Destiny. Faith (Marisa Tomei) believes that two soul-mates can be united if they find each other, from the Ouija board.

    Ed Wood (1994)

    Ed Wood

    • 92%
    • R
    • 127 min
    • Biography

    Ed Wood is the worst director of all times. Together with his friends they film B-movies one after another without ever becoming famous or successful. A strange black and white Tim Burton/Johnny Depp film.

    Heavenly Creatures (1994)

    Heavenly Creatures

    • 94%
    • R
    • 108 min
    • Biography

    Two girls have an intense fantasy life; their parents, concerned the fantasy is too intense, separate them, and the girls take revenge.

    The River Wild (1994)

    The River Wild

    • 55%
    • PG-13
    • 108 min
    • Action

    Gail, an expert at white water rafting, takes her family on a trip down the river to their family's house. Along the way, the family encounters two men who are unexperienced rafters that need to find their friends down river. Later, the family finds out that the pair of men are armed robbers. The men then physically force the family to take them down the river to meet their accomplices. The rafting trip for the family is definitely ruined, but most importantly, their lives are at stake.

    Once Were Warriors (1994)

    Once Were Warriors

      • R
      • 102 min
      • Crime

      A drama about a Maori family in a city New Zealand. Lee Tamahori tells the story of Beth Heke’s strong will to keep her family together during times unemployment and abuse from her violent and alcoholic husband.

      Timecop (1994)

      Timecop

      • 43%
      • R
      • 98 min
      • Action

      The perfection of time travel brings with it new opportunities for criminals. The government sets up a special police force (T.E.C.) to ensure the new technology isn't abused. Max Walker, one of these timecops learns of a corrupt politician's plot to become president using the device. Senator McComb discovers Walker on his trail and the real action begins--in Walker's own past!

      Il postino (1994)

      Il postino

        • PG
        • 108 min
        • Biography

        Simple Italian postman learns to love poetry while delivering mail to a famous poet; he uses this to woo local beauty Beatrice.

        A Brilliant Disguise (1994)

        A Brilliant Disguise

          • R
          • 45 min
          • Thriller

          Michelle is one part sexual nymph, one part man-hating psycho, and one part 12-year-old child. When she catches the eye of Andy, it turns his life upside down and their relationship becomes the formula for passion, pleasure, and pain. Written by <[email protected]>

          À la folie (1994)

          À la folie

            • R
            • 98 min
            • Drama

            Alice is a promising young artist in Paris. Her boyfriend Franck, a boxer, has just moved in to her attic flat. Then her sister Elsa, a bored housewife, leaves her unfaithful husband Thomas and turns up unannounced to stay with Alice and Franck. Elsa disrupts their life by playing psychological games with them, but they cannot bring themselves to throw her out. Written by Will Gilbert

            A Simple Twist of Fate (1994)

            A Simple Twist of Fate

            • 43%
            • PG-13
            • 106 min
            • Drama

            When Michael McCann is thrown over by the woman he loves, he becomes something of a misanthrope and a miser, spending all of his spare money on collectible gold coins. Living in the same town is an affluent family with two sons: John and Tanny. Tanny's a wild boy, whom John cannot control, and one night he breaks into McCann's house, and steals the gold and disappears, which nearly confirms McCann's distrust of mankind. But then, a mysterious young woman dies in the snow outside McCann's house,...

            And God Spoke (1994)

            And God Spoke

              • R
              • 82 min
              • Comedy

              In the tradition of THIS IS SPINAL TAP comes this hilarious, critically acclaimed "mockumentary" about low budget moviemaking. Cameo appearances by Lou Ferrigno ("The Incredible Hulk") Eve Plumb ("The Brady Bunch") and Soupy Sales, veteran comedian. They add to the fun in this very entertaining behind-the-scenes look at how movies are made.

              Angel Dust (1994)

              Angel Dust

                • Unrated
                • 117 min
                • Drama

                Every Monday at 6 pm a young woman is murdered in the subway. The psychiatrist Setsuko Suma is called in to assist the police. The trail leads to another psychiatrist - Dr Rei Aku - who Setsuko used to date. As she get closer to the solution, she gets more and more convinced that Aku's deprogramming of former sectmembers is important. Written by Mattias Sandstrm <[email protected]>

                Arthur Ashe: Citizen of the World

                  • Unrated
                  • 59 min
                  • Documentary
                  Ashes of Time Redux (1994)

                  Ashes of Time Redux

                  • 78%
                  • R
                  • 93 min
                  • Drama

                  From Director Wong Kar Wai comes the definitive version of "Ashes of Time," an epic martial arts masterpiece of larger-than-life characters, reathtaking landscapes and exquisite fight scenes. The story centers on Ouyang Feng (Leslie Cheung), a heartbroken and cynical man who spends his days alone in the desert, connecting expert swordsmen with those seeking revenge and willing to pay for it. As Ouyang narrates his tale, interweaving the stories of his unusual clients, old friends and future...

                  Asterix in America (1994)

                  Asterix in America

                    • 85 min
                    • Animation

                    During one of the customary brawls in the Gaulish village, the supply of magic potion is spilled, and the Romans capture Getafix the druid before any more can be brewed. Taking him to their galley at the edge of the world, they catapault him into space, however he lands in America. Asterix and Obelix set off on an adventure to rescue him.

                    Bar Girls (1994)

                    Bar Girls

                    • 29%
                    • 93 min
                    • Drama

                    The life and loves of gay women hanging out at a local tavern are examined in this slice of life film.