1999 Drama Movies

The Best Man (1999)

The Best Man

  • 71%
  • R
  • 120 min
  • Comedy

Harper Stewart (Taye Diggs), a commitment-shy writer and the best man at the wedding of Lance (Morris Chestnut) and Mia (Monica Calhoun), is nervous - and with good reason. His steamy new novel hits bookstores soon, and when his friends finally read it he knows they will notice more than just a passing resemblance to the characters depicted in the book. To make matters worse, one of the bridesmaids, Jordan (Nia Long), an ambitious TV producer, has obtained an advance copy of the book-and it's...

Pola X (1999)

Pola X

    • NONE
    • 134 min
    • Drama

    A young writer becomes intrigued with a mysterious dark-haired woman who claims to be his long-lost sister and he begin an unusual relationship with her prompting a downward spiral involving his domineering mother and lovely fiancée

    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.

    Mansfield Park (1999)

    Mansfield Park

    • 76%
    • PG-13
    • 112 min
    • Comedy

    10 year-old Fanny Price (O'Connor) is shipped from her hard-luck home to live with her wealthy relatives, the Bertrams, in Mansfield Park. Upon arrival, she is treated as inferior by her aristocratic relations. When Fanny grows up, she is alluring, vital and possesses a wit as sharp as a guillotine. When the most saught after resident of Mansfield Park begins to woo Fanny, her status is radically uplifted.

    Drive Me Crazy (1999)

    Drive Me Crazy

    • 28%
    • PG-13
    • 87 min
    • Comedy

    Nicole (Melissa Joan Hart) and Chase (Adrian Grenier) live next door to each other - but are worlds apart. Nicole is up on the latest fashions; Chase, on the latest protest. She wouldn't miss a pep rally or basketball game; he can usually be found moping in some darkened coffee house.

    Nicole wants a dream date with the star basketball player. But she got dissed. Chase's girlfriend is smart and beautiful. But he got dumped. Now that they have something in common, Nicole and Chase reluctantly...

    Better Than Chocolate (1999)

    Better Than Chocolate

    • 38%
    • R
    • 102 min
    • Comedy

    Two attractive young lesbians, Maggie and Kim, meet in Vancouver, develop a passionate romance, and move in together. Complications ensue as Maggie's well-meaning but naive mother Lila also moves in and learns the truth about Maggie and Kim.

    Brokedown Palace (1999)

    Brokedown Palace

    • 31%
    • PG-13
    • 100 min
    • Drama

    It promises to be a liberating adventure for Alice (Claire Danes), a wild, living--on-the-edge teenager. To celebrate her high school graduation, she and her best friend Darlene (Kate Beckinsale) have decided to treat themselves to an exotic trip. Although Alice and Darlene have told their parents that they're headed to Hawaii, the two girls' actual destination is Bangkok ("Las Vegas without parents and laws," Alice enthuses to the more cautious Darlene).

    Under the magical and golden Thailand...

    Anywhere But Here (1999)

    Anywhere But Here

      • PG-13
      • 114 min
      • Comedy

      It is mid-summer 1995 as a 1978 Mercedes zooms down the highway, heading west. Inside sit 14-year-old Ann August (Natalie Portman) and her mother Adele (Susan Sarandon). Against her will, Ann is being moved to Beverly Hills where Adele, stifled by small-town life in Bay City, Wisconsin, hopes to make her colorful dreams come true. Ann is furious at having to leave the life she loves. Adele is tired of defending herself against her daughter's longings for home and family, and feels that she's...

      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.

        The War Zone (1999)

        The War Zone

        • 84%
        • R
        • 98 min
        • Drama

        An alienated teenager, saddened that he has moved away from London, must find a way to deal with a dark family secret.

        Julien Donkey-boy (1999)

        Julien Donkey-boy

        • 26%
        • R
        • 94 min
        • Drama

        "O, mio babbino caro" plays as a woman skates gracefully. In contrast, little is graceful and daddy is not dear in Julien's world. His father listens to blues wearing a gas mask; dad prods, lectures, and derides Julien as well as Julien's brother and pregnant sister, while grandma attends to her dog. Julien is different, schizophrenic. He wears gold teeth. He bowls, sings, worships, and chats with a group of young adults with disabilities. His sister's child is probably his own. He talks on the...

        Bleeder (1999)

        Bleeder

          • 98 min
          • Crime

          Leo and Louise are a young couple living together in Copenhagen. Leo often goes out with his friends while Louise usually stays home. But when Louise tells Leo she's pregnant, a spark is ignited and Leo begins to become cold and distant. His anger and self-hatred finally erupt into violence against Louise.

          True Crime (1999)

          True Crime

          • 54%
          • R
          • 127 min
          • Crime

          Steve Everett (CLINT EASTWOOD) is an investigative reporter with a lot of problems. An alcoholic, he's only been sober for two months. An unrelenting womanizer, he's on the verge of being thrown out by his wife, Barbara (DIANE VENORA). Thanks to his messy personal life, he was fired from the New York Times. He has since relocated to the West Coast and The Oakland Tribune. If it wasn't for his friend Alan Mann (JAMES WOODS), the Tribune's editor-in-chief, he wouldn't have a job at all.

          Message in a Bottle (1999)

          Message in a Bottle

          • 32%
          • PG-13
          • 131 min
          • Drama

          Following a hurtful divorce, Theresa Osborne (Robin Wright Penn) fills her life with caring for her son, Jason, and working as a researcher at the Chicago Tribune. Since the death of his wife Catherine, Garret has lead a solitary existence, except for his relationship with his father, Dodge (Paul Newman), who attempts to wrest his son away from his grief for Catherine.

          On a solitary holiday while Jason visits his father, Theresa is walking along a deserted stretch of coastline when she...

          A Walk on the Moon (1999)

          A Walk on the Moon

          • 72%
          • R
          • 107 min
          • Romance

          The world of a young housewife is turned upside down when she has an affair with a free-spirited blouse salesman.

          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...

          Ride with the Devil (1999)

          Ride with the Devil

          • 64%
          • R
          • 138 min
          • Drama

          In 1861, the Southern Confederacy is formed, and the American Civil War ignites. While the official military campaigns are being fought miles away, the pro-Southern Bushwhackers engage in guerrilla warfare on the back roads and across the countryside. Along the Kansas/Missouri border, childhood friends Jake Roedel Jobey Maguire), the Missouri-raised son of a poor German immigrant, and Jack Bull Chiles (Skeet Ulrich), the son of a Missouri plantation owner, join up as Bushwhackers. These young...

          Sunshine (1999)

          Sunshine

            • R
            • 181 min
            • Drama

            The fate of a Hungarian Jewish family throughout the 20th century.

            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 Astronaut's Wife (1999)

              The Astronaut's Wife

              • 16%
              • R
              • 109 min
              • Drama

              Turning from a NASA career to a lucrative rocket-designing job in the private sector, Spencer and Jillian move to a lavish new apartment in Manhattan. Soon after, Jillian finds out she is expecting - and in keeping with the increase of her new life, she is expecting twins. But something is not quite right with this dream pregnancy, either. As her pregnancy advances, Jillian descends into a nightmare. Is it just pre-partum hormonal craziness, or is there something terribly wrong with Jillian's...