1999 Drama Movies (By Date)

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...

    Bastards

      • Unrated
      • 98 min
      • Drama

      Two teenaged American-Asian brothers leave Vietnam and head for the USA to find their father and pursue the American dream.

      Macbeth in Manhattan

        • Unrated
        • 97 min
        • Drama

        "Charmed" Brain Drain

          • Unrated
          • 42 min
          • Drama

          Piper is preparing some cookies for a baby shower of a former friend with Phoebe, when Cole appears in the Halliwell manor and advises that The Source has planted a Chameleon Demon in their house. The sisters hunt the demon in an alley, and Piper is kidnapped by The Source. In the underworld, The Source brain washes Piper, transforming their manor in a sanatorium and changing her reality, Piper becomes a patient of the mental institution, trying to force her to renounce her powers. Written...

          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,...

            Let The Devil Wear Black (1999)

            Let The Devil Wear Black

            • 57%
            • R
            • 89 min
            • Crime

            A college student launches an investigation into his wealthy father's death when he suspects his mother and his uncle may have been involved. His suspicions seem cemented when the two announce their impending marriage only shortly after the death. The student's girl friend is also revealed to be increasingly unstable as the investigation progresses. Satch also is revealed to be deeply involved, but the connection has to be found. Written by John Sacksteder...

            Love Will Tear Us Apart (1999)

            Love Will Tear Us Apart

              • Unrated
              • 114 min
              • Drama

              This film gets under the skin of a very marginalized group: recent immigrants to Hong Kong from Mainland China. Belying the expectation that they will belong in a territory now returned to China's sovereignty, they find themselves lonely, frustrated, poor and employable only in the most menial jobs from elevator service staff to prostitution. Written by L.H. Wong <[email protected]>

              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

                Same love, same rain (1999)

                Same love, same rain

                  • PG-13
                  • 100 min
                  • Comedy

                  Cuenta la historia de Jorge Pellegrini y Laura Ramallo a lo largo de casi dos décadas. Comienza en 1980 y termina en nuestros días. Cuenta le romance inicial, los posteriores desencuentros, los triunfos, las derrotas individuales... y su reencuentro final usando como telón de fondo los sucesos de la historia argentina de estos años. Written by <[email protected]>

                  Himalaya - L'enfance D'un Chef (1999)

                  Himalaya - L'enfance D'un Chef

                    • 108 min
                    • Drama

                    As the denizens of a Tibetan village prepare for their arduous annual trek to exchange salt for grain, the community's allegiances are split between aging chieftain Tinle (Thilen Lhondup) and rebellious young Karma (Gurgon Kyap). Tinle tries to maintain his clout and preserve obedience to ancient customs when Karma challenges the old man's power.

                    Upside Down

                      • Unrated
                      • 93 min
                      • Drama
                      Excellent Cadavers (1999)

                      Excellent Cadavers

                      • 63%
                      • NONE
                      • 86 min
                      • Drama

                      Based on the book by Italian-American author Alexander Stille and featuring the photos of Sicilian photojournalist Letizia Battaglia, "Excellent Cadavers" chronicles the recent history of the Mafia and its integral--and seemingly ineradicable--relationship to postwar Italian politics. Whereas in the past the Cosa Nostra used to kill only their own, beginning in the Seventies the Mafia began assassinating prosecutors, judges and others who were fighting them, and thus began producing the...

                      Last Call (1999)

                      Last Call

                        • R
                        • 92 min
                        • Drama

                        In a Santiago, Chile, apartment building, the lives of three sets of strangers intertwine. A shady dealer and two American visitors await a pivotal phone call about a business transaction. Above them, a model is taken hostage by an intruder who engages her in a twisted psychological game, and on the top-floor loft, a case of mistaken identity leads to an unexpected liaison. Lost souls that collide at a desperate hour. Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

                        Stealth Fighter (1999)

                        Stealth Fighter

                          • 88 min
                          • Action

                          A navy pilot fakes his own death and steals a stealth fighter plane from a U.S.A.F base. He then acts as a mercenary, targeting military installations around the world.

                          Rogue Trader (1999)

                          Rogue Trader

                          • 30%
                          • R
                          • 101 min
                          • Crime

                          Rogue Trader tells the true story of Nick Leeson, an employee of Barings Bank who--after a successful trading run--ends up accumulating $1.4 billion in losses hidden in account #88888.

                          Blue Ridge Fall (1999)

                          Blue Ridge Fall

                            • R
                            • 99 min
                            • Crime

                            In Jefferson Creek, North Carolina, the colors of autumn signal Friday night lights, and high-school quarterback Danny Shepherd is the main event. He and his friends, Shane and Taz, live for the present, where good-natured fun often turns into trouble. A simple-minded sketch artist named Aaron looks up to Danny and the others as his only friends. After his mother is hospitalized by her abusive husband, Aaron commits a desperate act he cannot fully grasp: the murder of his own father. The boys...

                            Catalina Trust (1999)

                            Catalina Trust

                              • Unrated
                              • 92 min
                              • Drama

                              A young man is forced to choose between his fianceƩ and his family's hotel.

                              Which Way, Por Favor? (1999)

                              Which Way, Por Favor?

                                • R
                                • 98 min
                                • Comedy

                                The breathtaking sights and sounds of Mexico's lush Pacific coast come alive in this captivating comedy-drama shot in the isolated seaside village of Yelapa. Join four offbeat travelers hunting for romantic adventure, hidden cash, a mysterious father, and the mythic sorceror, "Don Juan," made famous in books by Carlos Castaneda. Featuring a cast of North American actors and Yelapa locals and an original soundtrack recorded by members of the David Grisman Band, Tito Puente, Van...

                                The Greatest Store In The World (1999)

                                The Greatest Store In The World

                                  • Unrated
                                  • 74 min
                                  • Family

                                  Geraldine and her two daughters, Livvie and Angeline, are living rough on the streets on London. When their van blows up, they must find an alternitive place to stay. At first, they live in temporary housing, but the conditions are unbearable. Geraldine reacts quickly and the family decides to take up residence in Scottley's, the best department store in London. They must keep it a secret from doorman Brian (whom the girls call Mr. Whiskers), and a couple of bumbling thieves who want to...

                                  King Lear

                                    • Unrated
                                    • 190 min
                                    • Drama

                                    King Lear, old and tired, divides his kingdom among his daughters, giving great importance to their protestations of love for him. When Cordelia, youngest and most honest, refuses to idly flatter the old man in return for favor, he banishes her and turns for support to his remaining daughters. But Goneril and Regan have no love for him and instead plot to take all his power from him. In a parallel, Lear's loyal courtier Gloucester favors his illegitimate son Edmund after being told lies...