1999 Drama Movies (By Date)

No Code of Conduct (1999)

No Code of Conduct

    • R
    • 93 min
    • Action

    A cop (Charlie Sheen), his partner (Dacascos), and his father (Martin Sheen) uncover a plot by city elders to smuggle drugs from Mexico into Phoenix, Arizona.

    Earthly Possessions (1999)

    Earthly Possessions

      • R
      • 105 min
      • Crime

      A bored wife, who is planning to run away from her minister husband, is taken hostage in a bank robbery. However, she sees the thrill in being involved in the chase and becomes an accomplice to helping the younger robber escape his pursuers. As things progress, she learns he pulled the robbery to get enough money to help his pregnant girlfriend leave a home for unwed mothers. The two have a brief flirtation, but it is clear the housewife just needs something to enliven her life. Written by ...

      B.U.S.T.E.D (1999)

      B.U.S.T.E.D

        • 97 min
        • Crime

        Everybody Loves Sunshine (released in the United States as B.U.S.T.E.D.), is a 1999 British independent film written and directed by Andrew Goth, and starring Rachel Shelley, David Bowie and Goldie. In the Pepperhill Estate of Manchester, an ongoing battle rages between Triad gangs and street gangs. Gang leaders Ray (Andrew Goth) and Terry (Goldie), who are cousins and lifelong friends, always trusting and relying on each other, have been in prison. Ray doesn't want to be a gangsters anymore,...

        The First of May (1999)

        The First of May

          • G
          • 111 min
          • Drama

          Cory (Dan Byrd) is a foster child nobody wants. Carlotta (Julie Harris) is an elderly woman the world has forgotten. Together, they find friendship and family when they join a traveling circus. Also starring Mickey Rooney and Joe DiMaggio.

          Tea with Mussolini (1999)

          Tea with Mussolini

          • 65%
          • PG
          • 116 min
          • Drama

          Taken from a chapter in the autobiography of acclaimed filmmaker Franco Zeffirelli, Tea With Mussolini is written by British novelist and playwright John Mortimer and Zeffirelli drawing on the latter's published memoirs. The film tells of Luca Innocenti (born out of wedlock and not officially recognized by his father) and his struggle to assert his independence and find his way into a life of art. The coming-of-age tale is also a haunting evocation of a vanished world: that of the quiet city of...

          The Confession (1999)

          The Confession

            • R
            • 114 min
            • Drama

            After his young son dies from the negligience of medical professionals at a hospital, Harry Fertig (Kinglsey) takes matters into his own hands and kills the negligent doctors responsible. Slick lawyer Roy Bleakie (Baldwin), looking only to win a case and not caring of the matters involved, is assigned Fertig's case. Shocked to hear that his client wants to plead guilty, the case causes Bleakie to question his own morals by defending an honorable man.

            International Khiladi (1999)

            International Khiladi

              • Unrated
              • 160 min
              • Action

              The leading gangsters of the world have chosen a new boss, Devraj, who is fronting a big company. Reporter Payal and Johnny are trying to get an interview with Devraj, but that fails, but soon Payal and Devraj fall in love. Payal's brother, who has saved Devraj from assassination by Glushan's henchmen is a police informer, working for his friend Inspector Amit, who's also in love with Payal. Amit tells Payal, that Devraj is a gangster, but she doesn't care. Devraj gets...

              The Harmonium in My Memory (1999)

              The Harmonium in My Memory

                • Unrated
                • 116 min
                • Drama

                Hong-yun is a high school girl in little mountain village when she falls head-over-heels for a handsome new school teacher, Mr. Jang. What with taking care of her youngest baby brother for her widowed mother and the impossible age difference, it is a roller-coaster ride for her as she tries to become someone special for Mr. Jang while he seems interested in the other new teacher at the school, Miss Yang. Written by Pacific Rim Lady

                Post Mortem (1999)

                Post Mortem

                  • Unrated
                  • 92 min
                  • Crime

                  A mother who supports her child with a credit card scam and an accused rapist meet and form a unique bond.

                  The Devil's Arithmetic (1999)

                  The Devil's Arithmetic

                    • Unrated
                    • 95 min
                    • Drama

                    This is another telling of the holocaust, but this time from the perspective of a modern teenage girl who only grudgingly accepts the Jewish traditions, but when she is asked to "open the front door" as part of the Seder feast finds herself, not unlike Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz, to have entered the 1940's and has stepped into the life of a prisoner in one of the German death camps where she experiences all of its horrors firsthand. Written by BOB STEBBINS...

                    Man Of Miracles (1999)

                    Man Of Miracles

                      • PG
                      • 95 min
                      • Drama

                      In the sleepy town of Vine Creek, preacher and volunteer fireman Joe Cass wakes up to realize his family and community are at a breaking point. Joe decides to take control of his life and must prove his bravery when he is called to save a child trapped inside a burning building. Lost inside the inferno, a mysterious fireman helps them to safety and quickly disappears. As Joe waits for the mystery fireman to come forward, rumors circulate throughout Vine Creek that the apparition was an angel...

                      10 Things I Hate About You (1999)

                      10 Things I Hate About You

                      • 61%
                      • NONE
                      • 97 min
                      • Comedy

                      Meet the Stratford sisters: pretty and popular Bianca (LARISA OLEYNIK), who has never had a date; and Kat (JULIA STILES), her older sibling, an ill-tempered harridan whose acerbic wit is matched only by her steadfast determination to alienate any guy who might be remotely interested in her.

                      Unfortunately, strict rules in the Stratford household forbid Bianca from having a boyfriend until her odious sister has one of her own -- a situation that seems highly improbable considering Kat is a...

                      Lima: Breaking the Silence (1999)

                      Lima: Breaking the Silence

                        • Unrated
                        • 90 min
                        • Crime

                        An intense drama based on the true story of Peruvian rebels who in 1997 kidnapped several hundred high-ranking diplomats and government officials in an attempt to force the release of 400 political prisoners.

                        Girl on the Bridge (1999)

                        Girl on the Bridge

                          • 90 min
                          • Comedy

                          It's night on a Paris bridge. A girl leans over Seine River with tears in her eyes and a violent yearning to drown her sorrows. Out of nowhere someone takes an interest in her. He is Gabor, a knife thrower who needs a human target for his show. The girl, Adele, has never been lucky and nowhere else to go. So she follows him. They travel along the northern bank of the Mediterranean to perform.

                          The Other Conquest (1999)

                          The Other Conquest

                          • 85%
                          • R
                          • 105 min
                          • Drama

                          Set in the 1520s in Mexico, The Other Conquest depicts the struggle of the Aztec Emperor's son to preserve his people's religious and cultural identity in the wake of the invasion of his land by Spanish conquerors and clergymen. Catholic priests began spreading the gospel to the local "heathens" while the Spanish soldiers pillaged the Mexican countryside. Though the region was once regarded as one of the most advanced societies in the Western Hemisphere at the time of the Europeans' arrival,...

                          Horatio Hornblower: The Wrong War (1999)

                          Horatio Hornblower: The Wrong War

                            • Unrated
                            • 100 min
                            • Adventure

                            Hornblower is called to take a company of British troops (which the sailors call lobsters because of their red coats) and a company of French nationalists to France to fight in the revolution. But Hornblower is horrified by the brutality of the French commander as he guillotines everyone in a village that destroyed his former home and his unwillingness to take part in the actual battles. However, when the commander and his men set out to rape and brutalize a young school teacher, Hornblower...

                            Following (1999)

                            Following

                            • 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...

                            The Bridge (1999)

                            The Bridge

                            • 73%
                            • R
                            • 95 min
                            • Drama

                            Actor Gerard Depardieu co-directed this drama about a married woman who falls in love with another man. Mina is a movie buff with a husband, Georges, who's out of work, and a 15-year-old son, Tommy. While Mina works part-time as a domestic for Claire Daboval, the family is terribly short on money, so when Georges is offered construction work on a massive bridge project, he immediately accepts, even though the job site is far enough away that he'll only be able to come home on weekends. One day,...

                            Pelísky (1999)

                            Pelísky

                              • 115 min
                              • Comedy

                              Two families, Sebkovi and Krausovi, are celebrating christmas, but not everyone is in a good mood. Teenage kids think their fathers are totaly stupid, fathers are sure their children are nothing more than rebels, hating anything they say. Written by Antonín

                              Best Laid Plans (1999)

                              Best Laid Plans

                              • 43%
                              • R
                              • 92 min
                              • Crime

                              "Best Laid Plans" begins innocently enough with a late-night get-together between two old college friends over drinks. Bryce (Josh Brolin), good-looking and living a charmed existence, has returned home for a visit to Tropico, a town in the middle of nowhere. Nick, a home-town boy who dropped out of college due to his father' illness, is now left with nothing and working at a dead-end job at a local recycling plant.

                              Into the middle of this dubious exercise of Auld Lang Syne walks Lissa (Reese...