1999 Drama Movies

8 1/2 Women (1999)

8 1/2 Women

  • 41%
  • R
  • 118 min
  • Comedy

After the death of his wife, wealthy businessman Philip Emmenthal and his son Storey open their own private harem in their family residence in Geneva (they get the idea while watching Federico Fellini's 8½ and after Storey is "given" a woman, Simato (Inoh), to waive her pachinko debts). They sign one-year contracts with eight (and a half) women to this effect. The women each have a gimmick (one is a nun, another a kabuki performer, etc.). Philip soon becomes dominated by his favourite of the...

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 Cooler Climate (1999)

    A Cooler Climate

      • R
      • 99 min
      • Drama

      A woman travels to coastal Maine after her divorce to start a job as housekeeper for a bitter, wealthy woman. They do not hit if off, but no one will work for the rich woman, and Field has no skills and needs the job. They each get involved in the other's life and eventually learn to respect and even like one another. This is the story of the journey of two middle-aged women and how they learn to accept what life has to offer. Written by Ed Lorusso

      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 Dog Of Flanders (1999)

        A Dog Of Flanders

        • 21%
        • PG
        • 96 min
        • Family

        Nello (played by Jeremy James Kissner and Jesse James) is a young man born into a challenging world. Orphaned at birth and living with his kindly grandfather (Jack Warden) in a small village in the early 19th century, Nello cherishes the sketchbook left to him by his mother. Inspired by her art and blessed by a chance encounter with noted local artist Michel La Grande (Jon Voight), Nello sets out against all odds to pursue his dream of becoming a great artist, like his idol, the genius Rubens....

        A Gift of Love: The Daniel Huffman Story

          • Unrated
          • 84 min
          • Biography

          All his life, teenager Daniel Huffman and his grandma have dreamed of Daniel playing college football. After Daniel is cut from his high school team, his grandmother's encouragement and coaching get him a second chance at that dream. He works hard and becomes so good his coach believes he has a shot at making a top-ranked college team. But now Daniel faces a heart-wrenching choice that could force him to forever give up his dream.

          A Love Divided (1999)

          A Love Divided

          • 53%
          • Unrated
          • 98 min
          • Biography

          The true story of a Catholic man and his Protestant wife, and the events resulting in the Co. Wexford, Ireland community when the wife decides she doesn't appreciate being forced to send their daughter to a Catholic school, despite the local priest's insistence she is bound by the pre-marriage agreement she signed to raise any children as Catholic. Written by Falling for an Actor - Liam Cunningham Web Site <[email protected]>

          A Man Called Hero (1999)

          A Man Called Hero

            • R
            • 116 min
            • Action

            Episodic saga from the first half of the 20th century follows Hero Hua from an ill-omened June day in his youth to a showdown 17 years later with a disaffected member of his martial-arts school, a Japanese named Invincible. Tensions between Chinese and Japanese, plus U.S. racism, mark the tale. Hero marries Jade, leaves her in China when he goes to America as an indentured servant, rebels against cruel labor conditions, and is joined by her in New York City where she has twins. Jump ahead 16...

            A Map of the World (1999)

            A Map of the World

            • 65%
            • R
            • 125 min
            • Drama

            School nurse Alice Goodwin lives with her husband and two daughters on a dairy farm in a small Wisconsin community. After an accident on her property involving a friend's child, the town turns against her and Alice finds herself fighting charges of child abuse.

            A Packing Suburbia

              • R
              • 90 min
              • Crime

              Crime - After an ugly divorce, James Maxwell and his mother are forced to move into a poor suburban neighborhood on Long Island. When the local gang murders his friend Celeste, James takes a handgun to exact his vengeance. A Packing Suburbia shows us the violent coming of age of a teenage youth, fueled by hate and aided by technology. - Thomas Brandise, Mariana Carreno, Robert Alexander

              A Room for Romeo Brass (1999)

              A Room for Romeo Brass

                • R
                • 90 min
                • Comedy

                Two twelve-year-old boys, Romeo and Gavin, undergo an extraordinary test of character and friendship when Morell, a naive but eccentric and dangerous stranger, comes between them. Morell befriends with the two boys and later asks them to help him pursue Romeo's beautiful elder sister. He gradually becomes more violent after she rejects him.

                A Secret Affair (1999)

                A Secret Affair

                  • Unrated
                  • 88 min
                  • Romance

                  Vanessa Stewart is a beautiful American woman engaged to be married. Vanessa is an artist and is also a buyer for her father's company. She goes to Venice on a business trip and meets television reporter Bill Fitzgerald from Ireland. They fall madly in love in the four days they are in Venice. Vanessa realizes, because of him that she would rather be an artist than a business person. She comes back to the States, and he invites her to meet in Ireland. There she meets his mother and...

                  A Slipping Down Life (1999)

                  A Slipping Down Life

                    • R
                    • 111 min
                    • Drama

                    Based on the novel by Anne Tyler, A Slipping Down Life is the story of the unusual courtship of an awkward young woman and a charismatic singer/songwriter, and the profound effect that their unlikely relationship has on each other’s lives.

                    Evie Decker (Lili Taylor) is a painfully timid young woman whose monotonous life consists of living with her reclusive widower father (Tom Bower) and working a dead-end job at a rundown amusement park. Evie’s quiet existence is forever altered when...

                    A Song from the Heart (1999)

                    A Song from the Heart

                      • Unrated
                      • 96 min
                      • Drama

                      Famous modern Classical composer Gregory Pavan delights professor Klezkowski by promising royalties to his old conservatory, whose pupils may play at his next recording. Their teacher, blind cellist Maryann Lowery, is initially most uncooperative, looking down on his music and what she considers a diva-attitude. Gregory however reconciles them and becomes her confident and lover, instead of architect, neighbor and favorite private pupil's father Oliver Comstock. Then real life shakes...

                      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...

                        A Texas Funeral (1999)

                        A Texas Funeral

                          • R
                          • 98 min
                          • Comedy

                          In Texas in the late '60s, the Whit family meets for the funeral of grandfather Sparta. This, however, is no normal funeral, and the Whits are no normal family. Young L'il Sparta spies on the corpse and sees his grandmother involved in macabre and sinister rituals. His parents go and collect Aunt Miranda from the rest home where she has been locked away because of her part in a family scandal, while the tension between father and uncle over money matters is sky-high. In the stables,...

                          Aaron Cohen's Debt

                            • Unrated
                            • 96 min
                            • Crime

                            A cheerful birthday party is interrupted by the arrival of the police. They've come for the honoree himself, Aaron Cohen. Bewildered and annoyed, Aaron is informed that he owes child support. Although, to the best of his knowledge such debt doesn't exist, the police march him off to the local jail. Despite his frail health and his daughter's frantic attempts to bail him out, Aaron is forced to spend the night behind bars. Indifferent guards, an over-crowded cell and an infected...

                            Abendland (1999)

                            Abendland

                              • R
                              • 146 min
                              • Drama

                              A largely plotless, fado-scored journey through the gloomy cobblestone streets, zombie bars, and fetid basements of a sordid harbor town populated by German-speaking sots and Portuguese guest workers, Nightfall is Kelemen’s most polished despair-fest. An unhappy young couple, Leni and Anton, quarrel and split separately into the rat’s ass of the evening. Everyone is looking for love, but no one finds any—although Leni does pick up a trick.

                              Absolute Giganten (1999)

                              Absolute Giganten

                                • 80 min
                                • Comedy

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                                After Alice (1999)

                                After Alice

                                  • R
                                  • 100 min
                                  • Crime

                                  A washed-up detective discovers his own psychic ability when assigned to investigate a serial murder case. The killer has a deranged obsession with the novel "Alice in Wonderland." As the psychopath's bloody reign of terror continues, the cop spirals deeper and deeper into the case where the horrors of the past and present come together. Written by Anonymous