1998 Movies

The Big Lebowski (1998)

The Big Lebowski

  • 80%
  • R
  • 117 min
  • Comedy

Jeff Lebowski (Jeff Bridges) is the victim of mistaken identity. Two thugs break into his apartment in the errant belief that they are accosting Jeff Lebowski, the Pasadena millionaire--not the laid-back, unemployed, `stuck in the 70s' Jeff Lebowski who calls himself the Dude.

The Dude's first mistake is paying a visit to his wealthy namesake in the hopes of getting a replacement for his soiled carpet. But instead of a Persian loaner, our reluctant hero and his buddy Walter (John...

Saving Private Ryan (1998)

Saving Private Ryan

  • 92%
  • R
  • 169 min
  • Action

Following the Allied invasion of Normandy, two brothers lay dead in the wake of the onslaught. Meanwhile, in New Guinea, a third brother has been killed fighting the Japanese. After the Army General Staff learns that a fourth brother is missing in the French countryside, a rescue mission is ordered to find the young soldier and return him safely home. The mission is mounted by a veteran Ranger Captain commanding a platoon of men who have mixed feelings about risking their lives to "Save Private...

American History X (1998)

American History X

  • 83%
  • R
  • 119 min
  • Crime

American History X is a profound and stirring drama about the consequences of urban racism as a family is torn apart by hate. A graphic examination of extremism in America, the film follows one man's struggle to reform himself and save his brother after living a life consumed by violence and bigotry. Raging for retribution over the murder of their firefighter father and burning for a way to vent his rage, Derek finds himself transformed by a philosophy of hate. His incendiary actions ultimately...

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

  • 50%
  • NONE
  • 118 min
  • Adventure

Sportswriter Raoul Duke (Johnny Depp) and his corpulent Samoan attorney, Dr. Gonzo (Benicio Del Toro) head for Las Vegas with a load of mind-bending pharmaceuticals and herbal remedies - on a savage journey to the heart of the American Dream.

Duke may call it an assignment. Gonzo may believe it's a sacred mission to protect his client. Whatever "it" is, it's moving, and fast.

The Truman Show (1998)

The Truman Show

  • 94%
  • PG
  • 103 min
  • Drama

Truman's life is entirely make-believe. He was adopted by a media corporation when he was a baby and, since then, his entire life has been a set-up for the most popular television show of all time.

While Truman thinks that he is an ordinary man with an ordinary life, he has no idea that everything around him is the set of a television show and that he has no idea about the world outside.

Godzilla (1998)

Godzilla

  • 25%
  • PG-13
  • 139 min
  • Action

A devastating, blinding flash of white light fills the Eastern sky. Thousands of miles away, the Pacific Ocean churns, engulfing a freighter with wicked speed. Ships off both U.S. coasts capsize and are dragged into an inexplicably roiling sea. On another part of the globe, giant footprints plow an ominous path through miles of Panamanian forests, Tahitian villages and Jamaican beaches. What is the source of all this mysterious, far-flung mayhem? Godzilla, the undisputed king of movie monsters,...

Blade (1998)

Blade

  • 55%
  • R
  • 120 min
  • Action

When Blade's mother was bitten by a vampire during pregnancy, she did not know that she gave her son a special gift while dying: All the good vampire attributes in combination with the best human skills. Blade grew up to be a vampire hunter for revenge on his mother's death. The vampires, who managed to infiltrate nearly every major organization, need Blade's very special blood to summon La Magra, the blood god, in order to reign over the human cattle, as they call us.

There's Something About Mary (1998)

There's Something About Mary

  • 83%
  • R
  • 119 min
  • Comedy

Having never fully recovered from a prom date,a man finally gets a chance to reunite with his old prom date, only to run up against other suitors including the detective he hired to find her.

Lock, Stock, & Two Smoking Barrels (1998)

Lock, Stock, & Two Smoking Barrels

  • 76%
  • R
  • 105 min
  • Crime

A kineticly comic tale that follows a group of Londoners who find themselves in over their collective heads after a sour card game. Luckily for them--or so they think--they discover that their neighbors are plotting a robbery, a perfect opportunity for the lads to stumble into some payback money. So the scams begin to pile....

The Avengers (1998)

The Avengers

  • 16%
  • PG
  • 89 min
  • Action

John Steed (Fiennes) has been called by The Ministry (Britain's ultra-top-secret secret agency) to investigate some very strange goings-on in Her Majesty's kingdom. The weather seems out of control, foul, deadly - even for England. Freak snowstorms, hail of Old Testament proportions, temperatures wildly fluctuating from blast furnace to arctic. Someone is out to control the weather, literally, and bring the country and the world to its knees. Who could master such a plan, such a brilliant and...

The Wedding Singer (1998)

The Wedding Singer

  • 67%
  • PG-13
  • 95 min
  • Comedy

Robbie Hart (Adam Sandler) is an aspiring musician with dreams of being a songwriter. When he is dumped at the altar, he retreats into his art -- as a Wedding Singer -- systematically destroying the newlyweds' perfect day. He has become the worst wedding singer in the world.

When he finally falls for his friend and fellow wedding singer, Julia (Drew Barrymore), he finds out that her fiance is a two-timing creep. Will Robbie be able to convince her that her fiance is a big mistake before it's...

The Parent Trap (1998)

The Parent Trap

  • 86%
  • PG
  • 127 min
  • Adventure

Hallie (Lindsay Lohan) is growing up in Napa Valley with her vineyard-owner father, Nick Parker (Dennis Quaid). Annie (also Lindsay Lohan) is raised in fashionable London by her mother, Elizabeth James (Natasha Richardson), a renowned wedding gown designer.

Unaware of each other's existence, fate intervenes when the girls coincidentally meet at summer camp in Maine. Eager to meet their respective parents, the girls devise a scheme to switch places and ultimately, reunite their mom and dad....

Mulan (1998)

Mulan

  • 86%
  • G
  • 88 min
  • Animation

Mulan is a brave young woman faced with the terrible reality that her ailing father -- too old to be a soldier but too honorable not to be one -- will be killed in battle. Driven by her love and devotion for her family, Mulan makes a decision that will change their lives forever. Disguising herself as a man, she secretly takes her father's place in the Imperial army that is being gathered to meet the threat of invasion by the villainous Hun leader, Shan-Yu. Accompanied by her feisty,...

Wild Things (1998)

Wild Things

  • 64%
  • R
  • 108 min
  • Crime

Welcome to the tony yachting enclave of Blue Bay, Florida, where behind the opulent, sun-kissed facades of the sprawling mansions of the super rich and powerful lurks a scandalous, twisted tale of revenge, sex and murder as murky as the swamps of the Everglades.

Armageddon (1998)

Armageddon

  • 39%
  • PG-13
  • 151 min
  • Action

An asteroid the size of Texas is heading directly toward Earth at 22,000 mph. NASA's executive director, Dan Truman, has only one option - to send up a crew to destroy the asteroid. He enlists the help of Harry S. Stamper (BRUCE WILLIS) - the world's foremost deep core oil driller - and Stamper's roughneck team of drillers to land on the asteroid, drill into its surface, and drop a nuclear device into the core. On this heroic journey, they face the most physically and emotionally challenging...

The Faculty (1998)

The Faculty

  • 53%
  • R
  • 104 min
  • Horror

Like so many schools today, Herrington High has passed its prime. Its walls are grimy, its textbooks out-dated, its teachers burned out. There's no money for field trips, new computers or the drama department's musical. Yet its crumbling corridors vibrate with the future of America - loners, leaders, hipsters, nerds, brains and jocks. Like teenagers everywhere, they struggle with parents who don't get it, teachers who never had it and hormones that won't quit.

But the students of Herrington...

The Waterboy (1998)

The Waterboy

  • 32%
  • PG-13
  • 90 min
  • Comedy

Bobby Boucher (Adam Sandler), a socially inept 31-year-old from the swamps of Louisiana, is home schooled and sheltered by his over-protective Mama (Kathy Bates). His only contact with society is his waterboy job for a college team where the players relentlessly make fun of him, and his coach doesn't let him fight back.

This all changes when Bobby gets a new coach (Henry Winkler) who lets him stand up for himself. Bobby finally unleashes years of pent up rage and is transformed into the most...

Meet Joe Black (1998)

Meet Joe Black

  • 51%
  • PG-13
  • 178 min
  • Drama

The charmed life and orderly household of media tycoon William Parrish (Anthony Hopkins) are suddenly disrupted by the arrival of enigmantic young Joe Black (Brad Pitt) who falls in love with Parrish's beautiful daughter Susan (Claire Forlani).

For Parrish, Susan and the rest of the family, the consequences of this romance are profound, complicated and bittersweet, for Joe Black is actually the personification of Death -- come to call on Parish.

Ronin (1998)

Ronin

  • 68%
  • R
  • 122 min
  • Action

Six strangers, experts in munitions, surveillance and covert operations, meet in a musty warehouse in the heart of Paris. Field soldiers during the Cold War, some hold dark secrets that could topple governments. Sam (Robert De Niro), an American, is well-versed in the language of weapons and the strategy of battle. Also present are driver Larry (Skipp Sudduth), also an American, English weapons specialist Spence (Sean Bean), Eastern Bloc electronics specialist Gregor (Stellan Skarsgard),...

Elizabeth (1998)

Elizabeth

  • 82%
  • R
  • 124 min
  • Drama

In England, 1554, Queen Mary (Kathy Burke) dies and young Elizabeth (Cate Blanchett), her youngest half-sister is proclaimed Queen. Elizabeth must address grave problems that face England, including Bankruptcy, French aggression and the political correctness of her love life.

While learning the ways of the monarchy, Elizabeth must walk a fine political line and use an appropriate amount of ferocity to establish herself firmly in the throne. In the end, Elizabeth emerges as the legendary Virgin...