1999 December Movies

The Green Mile (1999)

The Green Mile

  • 80%
  • R
  • 188 min
  • Crime

Paul Edgecomb's tour of duty as the head guard on Death Row at Cold Mountain in the Depression-era South included watch over a quartet of killers awaiting their final walk down "the Green Mile," the stretch of green linoleum flooring that took convicts from their jail cells to the electric chair.

Over the years, Edgecomb walked the mile with a variety of cons. He had never before encountered someone like John Coffey, a massive black man convicted of brutally killing a pair of nine-year-old...

Girl, Interrupted (1999)

Girl, Interrupted

  • 54%
  • R
  • 127 min
  • Biography

Girl, Interrupted is based on the best-selling memoir by writer Susanna Kaysena. It chronicles Susanna's (Winona Ryder) confused attempt at suicide which lands her in a mental hospital. Once there, she meets an odd assortment of eccentric characters, including Lisa (Angelina Jolie), who not only become her closest friends, but light Susanna's way back to someone she had lost - herself.

Magnolia (1999)

Magnolia

  • 83%
  • R
  • 188 min
  • Drama

On one random day in the San Fernando Valley, a dying father, a young wife, a male caretaker, a famous lost son, a police officer in love, a boy genius , an ex-boy genius, a game show host and an estranged daughter will each become part of a dazzling multiplicity of plots, but one story.

Magnolia is a mosaic of American life woven through a series of comic and poignant vignettes. It is a portrait of a lonely city sometimes called up short on love. It is a personal exploration of the hidden...

The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)

The Talented Mr. Ripley

  • 83%
  • R
  • 139 min
  • Crime

To be young and carefree amid the blue waters and idyllic landscape of sun-drenched Italy in the late 1950s; that's la dolce vita Tom Ripley (Matt Damon) craves - and Dickie Greenleaf (Jude Law) leads. When Dickie's father, a wealthy ship builder, asks Tom to bring his errant playboy son back home to America, Dickie and his beautiful expatriate girlfriend, Marge Sherwood (Gwyneth Paltrow), never suspect the dangerous extremes to which Ripley will go to make their lifestyle his own. After all,...

Bicentennial Man (1999)

Bicentennial Man

  • 37%
  • PG
  • 132 min
  • Drama

In the first decade of the new millennium, with advances in global technology overtaking the sovereignty of human compassion, Richard Martin (SAM NEILL) buys a gift, a new NDR-114 robot. The product is named Andrew (ROBIN WILLIAMS) by the youngest of the family's children. Touchstone Pictures'/Columbia Pictures' "Bicentennial Man" follows the life and times of Andrew, a robot purchased as a household appliance programmed to perform menial tasks. As Andrew begins to experience emotions and...

Galaxy Quest (1999)

Galaxy Quest

  • 89%
  • PG
  • 102 min
  • Adventure

They're not astronauts they only played them on TV. For four seasons, from 1979 to 1982, the crew of the NSEA Protector donned their uniforms and set out on thrilling and often dangerous missions in space - then their series was canceled.

The Thermians, a race of aliens, have mistaken intercepted television transmissions of the show for "historical documents." Arriving on earth, they whisk "Commander Peter Quincy Taggart" and his crew into space to help them defeat an all-too-real and very...

Stuart Little (1999)

Stuart Little

  • 66%
  • PG
  • 84 min
  • Animation

A little guy with a big heart (not to mention whiskers, a little pink nose and a really dapper wardrobe), Stuart (voiced by Michael J. Fox) searches for a sense of belonging and a place to call home in a decidedly supersized world. When he's adopted by the Littles, a human family (Geena Davis, Jonathan Lipnicki and Hugh Laurie), he embarks on adventures with a variety of characters - including his nemesis, family cat Snowbell (voiced by Nathan Lane) - and learns the true meaning of family,...

The Cider House Rules (1999)

The Cider House Rules

  • 71%
  • PG-13
  • 126 min
  • Drama

Homer Wells is an orphan, but he does not lack for a family. Having grown up at St. Cloud's orphanage under the unconventional but loving tutelage of Dr. Wilbur Larch, Homer never wanted for affection. Now, as Homer approaches manhood, he begins to question his future. Homer yearns to explore the world for himself.

When he meets a privileged young couple, Homer hitches a ride with them and liberates himself from St. Cloud's. Suddenly his choices are limitless. He is introduced to a bigger...

Man on the Moon (1999)

Man on the Moon

  • 63%
  • NONE
  • 118 min
  • Biography

A master at manipulating audiences, Kaufman could generate belly laughs, stony silence, tears or brawls. Whether inviting the audience out for milk and cookies or challenging women to inter-gender wrestling matches, he specialized in creating performances so real that even his close friends were never sure where the truth lay.

Man on the Moon is his story.

Any Given Sunday (1999)

Any Given Sunday

  • 51%
  • R
  • 150 min
  • Drama

No matter who you are, no matter what you do for a living, there's always somebody younger, faster and stronger coming right up behind you. At the crossroads of his life, Tony D'Amato (Al Pacino) has finally come to that realization.

Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo (1999)

Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo

  • 23%
  • R
  • 88 min
  • Comedy

When Deuce Bigalow (Rob Schneider), a naive, good-hearted fish tank cleaner, loses his job at the Los Angeles Aquarium, his life changes dramatically when he is hired to clean the Koi pond at a luxury Malibu apartment complex. He crosses paths with the debonair Antoine Laconte (Oded Fehr), world class gigolo who asks Duece to house-sit to care for a sick exotic fish while he is away on business.

As Deuce gets comfortable at Antoine's place, he sets off a chain of events that virtually destroys...

But I'm a Cheerleader (1999)

But I'm a Cheerleader

    • R
    • 85 min
    • Comedy

    Megan is an all-American girl. A cheerleader. She has a boyfriend. But Megan doesn't like kissing her boyfriend very much. And she's pretty touchy with her cheerleader friends. Her conservative parents worry that she must be a lesbian and send her off to "sexual redirection" school, where she must learn how to be straight.

    Titus (1999)

    Titus

      • R
      • 162 min
      • Drama

      Titus Andronicus returns from the wars and sees his sons and daughters taken from him, one by one. Shakespeare's goriest and earliest tragedy.

      Angela's Ashes (1999)

      Angela's Ashes

      • 52%
      • R
      • 145 min
      • Drama

      In 1935, when it is more common for Irish families to leave their famine-stricken country for America, the impoverished McCourt family do the reverse. Following the sudden death of her 7-week-old daughter, Angela and her unemployable, alcoholic husband, Malachy Sr. set sail from New York Harbor to Cork with their 4 children- Frank, Malachy Jr. and twins Eugene and Oliver- to return to the land which a mystified young Frank had only heard of as "where there was no work and people were dying of...

      Anna and the King (1999)

      Anna and the King

        • PG-13
        • 148 min
        • Comedy

        An old-fashioned historical romance (precisely the kind "they don't make anymore") based on the (supposedly) true story of the 19th century British governess whose story was told in The King and I. Anna Leonowens (Jodie Foster) is hired to tutor the children of the King of Siam (Chow Yun-Fat), but ends up giving their monarch father a lesson in ruling with compassion. Adapted from Leonowens' two books Romance of the Harem and The English Governess at the Court of Siam.

        The End of the Affair (1999)

        The End of the Affair

        • 67%
        • R
        • 105 min
        • Drama

        A passionate woman trapped in a sterile marriage, Sarah Miles is immediately and irresistibly attracted to brooding novelist Maurice Bendrix when they meet at a party given by Sarah's worthy but unexciting civil servant husband, Henry. They begin a passionate, illicit and sexually liberating love affair. But during the Blitz in London, Bendrix's house is hit by a bomb while the couple are in bed, and he is nearly killed. Inexplicably and without warning, Sarah breaks off the relationship. As...

        A Christmas Carol (1999)

        A Christmas Carol

          • Unrated
          • 95 min
          • Drama

          Scrooge is a miserly old businessman in 1840's London. One Christmas Eve he is visited by the ghost of Marley, his dead business partner. Marley foretells that Scrooge will be visited by three spirits, each of whom will attempt to show Scrooge the error of his ways. Will Scrooge reform his ways in time to celebrate Christmas? Written by Mike Konczewski

          A Crime of Passion (1999)

          A Crime of Passion

            • R
            • 86 min
            • Crime

            When a physician is murdered, his eldest daughter (Tracey Gold) is accused of the crime, but the man's seductive new wife may not be all that she appears.

            A Table for One (1999)

            A Table for One

              • R
              • 110 min
              • Drama

              Matt Draper is a man who lives two lives. In one, he's a prescription salesman living in a rural country house married to an emotionally withdrawn young woman, named Ruth whom he keeps locked up within the house, as more or less a prisoner. But as Dr. Matt Swan, he regularly commutes to nearby Los Angeles where he's a wealthy pharmacist married to a wealthy socialite named Ariana Harpwood and has two children with her. Neither wife is aware of Matt's double life or his...

              Bakha satang (1999)

              Bakha satang

                • 129 min
                • Drama

                In the spring of 1999, a group of old friends gather to celebrate their 20 year reunion. Among the group is Yeong-ho, a cold, unhappy man, whose demeanor puts a damper on the festivities. The seriousness of Yeong-ho"s depression becomes apparent, however, when he climbs a railroad bridge and looks like he might jump. At this crucial moment, memories of seven crucial episodes from Yeong-ho"s past flood his mind.