1999 April Movies

The Mummy (1999)

The Mummy

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

In ancient Egypt, high priest Imhotep started a forbidden relationship with Anck-su-namun, Pharaoh Seti's Mistress. When Seti finds out about what's going on, Imhotep and his loved one stab him, but can't escape the trustworthy guards: Anck-su-namnun chooses to commit suicide while Imhotep is bestowed with the Hom-Dai, the most feared curse of all: He is mummified alive in Hamunaptra, the city of the Dead. More than thirty-six centuries later, in 1923, to be exact, adventurer Rick leads...

Never Been Kissed (1999)

Never Been Kissed

  • 57%
  • PG-13
  • 107 min
  • Comedy

Josie Geller (Drew Barrymore) wants more out of life. As a bright twenty-five-year-old copy editor at Chicago's revered newspaper, the Chicago Sun-Times, she yearns to be a reporter. Josie is skilled at her profession, but completely clueless in her personal life. She was a brainy nerd in high school, a geek to the core - kids called her "Josie Grossie" - and she has never had a serious relationship with a man. Josie has never, she laments, been really kissed.

But things are about to change...

Go (1999)


    • R
    • 98 min
    • Comedy

    This unconventionally structured comedy is told from the decidedly off-center perspectives of three parties involved in the outrageous events that surround a botched drug deal: a duo of down-on-their-luck supermarket checkout girls, a pair of soap opera actors and an impetuous British expatriate-all of whom discover they are in way over their heads.

    eXistenZ (1999)


    • 71%
    • R
    • 97 min
    • Sci-Fi

    The world-leading game designer, Allegra Geller (Jennifer Jason Leigh) is testing her latest virtual reality game when she is attacked by an eXistenZ protesting assasin with a bizarre weapon that severely damages Allegra's game pod, a plug that interfaces the player's nervous system via a bioport.

    Allegra is whisked away by Ted Pikul (Jude Law) and a chase ensues, directly into the game - where the forces of Anti-eXistenZialism close in on Allegra and Pikul.

    Life (1999)


    • 50%
    • R
    • 108 min
    • Comedy

    After a series of events bring Ray Gibson(Eddie Murphy) and Claude Banks(Martin Lawrence) together on a bootlegging run, they find themselves sentenced to life imprisonment at the Mississippi State Prison. Over the next sixty years Ray and Claude witness hardship and kindness, cruelty and forgiveness, life and death. Along the way, they see many friends come and go, but their humorous outlook on life prevails as their friendship deepens and endures. Together, they never lose hope that one day,...

    Election (1999)


    • 92%
    • R
    • 99 min
    • Comedy

    Tracy Flick is the smartest student in all Carver High and the only one having an affair with a teacher. Her other teacher Mr. McAllister is the most involved teacher at Carver High and is messing around with his wifes best friend. Elections are coming up and Tracy Flick is the only one running and after seeing Tracy always winning something and doing everything right, Mr. McAllister bribes the dumb jock Paul to run against her for his own pleasure. Tracy is mortified that Paul is even trying...

    The Thirteenth Floor (1999)

    The Thirteenth Floor

    • 29%
    • R
    • 100 min
    • Mystery

    "The Thirteenth Floor" examines this enticing and ominous possibility. On the thirteenth floor of a corporate tower, visionaries Douglas Hall (Craig Bierko) and Hannon Fuller (Armin Mueller-Stahl) have taken virtual reality technology to its apex by creating a living, breathing simulation of 1937 Los Angeles on a computer chip. When a confused Hall awakens to discover a bloody shirt in his house and Fuller murdered, Hall becomes the prime suspect. Did he do it? Why can't he remember? Is there...

    Entrapment (1999)


    • 38%
    • PG-13
    • 113 min
    • Action

    Robert "Mac" MacDougal (Sean Connery) has an untarnished reputation as the world's greatest art thief So when a priceless Rembrandt is stolen in New York, the evidence points to Mac. Insurance investigator Virginia "Gin" Baker (Catherine Zeta--Jones) persuades her boss, whose company will lose $24 million on the theft, to let her go after the master criminal.

    The strong-willed and resourceful Gin has a plan to entrap Mac, but he proves even more elusive and crafty than she expected. While...

    Following (1999)


    • 78%
    • R
    • 69 min
    • Crime

    An older man listens to Bill's story about being a callow writer who likes to follow strangers around around London, observing them. One day, a glib and self-confident man whom Bill has been following confronts him. He's Cobb, a burglar who takes Bill under his wing and shows him how to break and enter. They burgle a woman's flat; Bill gets intrigued with her (photographs are everywhere in her flat). He follows her and chats her up at a bar owned by her ex-boyfriend, a nasty piece of work who...

    A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999)

    A Midsummer Night's Dream

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

    Shakespeare's intertwined love polygons begin to get complicated from the start--Demetrius and Lysander both want Hermia but she only has eyes for Lysander. Bad news is, Hermia's father wants Demetrius for a son-in-law. On the outside is Helena, whose unreturned love burns hot for Demetrius. Hermia and Lysander plan to flee from the city under cover of darkness but are pursued by an enraged Demetrius (who is himself pursued by an enraptured Helena). In the forest, unbeknownst to the mortals,...

    Romance (1999)


      • R
      • 84 min
      • Drama

      Although deeply in love with her boyfriend - and indeed sleeping in the same bed with him - a schoolteacher cannot handle the almost complete lack of intimacy he will allow. Increasingly frustrated, she gradually finds her sexual appetites leading her into ever more risky situations, including a developing one with the headmaster.

      All About My Mother (1999)

      All About My Mother

      • 98%
      • 101 min
      • Drama

      Pedro Almodóvar tells the story of a woman searching for the father of her son as she is confronted with her past.

      Idle Hands (1999)

      Idle Hands

      • 15%
      • R
      • 92 min
      • Comedy

      Anton (Devon Sawa) wakes up Halloween morning to discover-after doing a little channel surfing and perusing the contents of the fridge, oblivious to the pool of blood on the floor - that his lovable Dad (Fred Willard) and Mom (Connie Ray) have been turned into a couple of headless Halloween decorations. A prime candidate for America's Most Wasted, Anton steals some pocket money and heads over to visit his equally irresponsible friends, Mick (Seth Green) and Pnub (Elden Henson). On the way, he...

      Pushing Tin (1999)

      Pushing Tin

      • 48%
      • R
      • 124 min
      • Comedy

      Nick Falzone (John Cusack) is a control freak. An air traffic control freak. He "pushes tin" at New York's Terminal Radar Approach Control (TRACON) center. Part catacomb, part frat house, TRACON is the chaotic air traffic facility on Long Island that handles up to 7,000 flights a day into and out of the finite airspace above Kennedy, LaGuardia and Newark airports. Nick works the Newark radar scopes, the busiest of them all, and he is the best of the best. If you don't believe it, just ask him....

      "Un homme en colère" L'affaire Caroline

        • PG
        • 90 min
        36 hours to die (1999)

        36 hours to die

          • Unrated
          • 90 min
          • Crime

          The head of a brewery enlists his family and his bowling team to fight an extortion scheme developed by a local mobster to try to ruin the businessman and his family. The brewer's wife is a financial whiz, who helps beat the scheme. Jack O'Malley is the man's uncle, who offers brawn as well as brains to defeat the mobster and his henchmen. Written by John Sacksteder <[email protected]>

          An Ideal Husband (1999)

          An Ideal Husband

          • 86%
          • PG-13
          • 97 min
          • Comedy

          Sir Robert Chiltern is a successful Government minister, well-off and with a loving wife. All this is threatened when Mrs Chieveley appears in London with damning evidence of a past misdeed. Sir Robert turns for help to his friend Lord Goring, an apparently idle philanderer and the despair of his father. Goring knows the lady of old, and, for him, takes the whole thing pretty seriously.

          Babar: King of the Elephants (1999)

          Babar: King of the Elephants

            • G
            • 80 min
            • Family

            Babar is a young elephant in the great forest. Whilst out with his mother a hunter kills his mother and he flees to escape the same fate. He eventually finds himself in a human city and experiences the many differences between city and forest life. Generally treated as an outsider he is taken in by an elderly woman, dressed in fancy suits, taught to write and count and is brought up in human culture. Later in life his friends Celeste and Arthur stumble into the city and find him - previously...

            Bellyfruit (1999)


              • Unrated
              • 87 min
              • Drama

              Three very different Los Angeles teenage girls find themselves pregnant and dealing with poverty, drugs and confusion. Shanika (Tamara LaSeon Bass) has a drug addict for a mother and is currently living in a foster home. Araceley (Tonatzin Mondragon) tries living with her loser and broke boyfriend after her parents kick her out of their house out of shame. Tina (Keely Vint), born to a teenage mother herself, isn't sure who the father of her child is.

              Beowulf (1999)


                • R
                • 95 min
                • Action

                This post-apocalyptic future story is based on the 8th century Saxon epic poem about the knight who battled a monster in a medieval castle. In this story, Beowulf is a wanderer who learns about a man-eating creature called Grendel which comes in the night to devour warriors trapped at the Outpost. The Outpost is ruled by Hrothgar. He has a daughter, whose husband may have been murdered by the Outpost's master of arms.