1999 Drama Movies (By Date)

Foolish (1999)

Foolish

    • R
    • 84 min
    • Comedy

    Foolish Waise (Griffin) and his brother Fifty Dollah (Master P) are both trying to work their way up in the world. Foolish is a stand-up comic. talented but uncompromising in his quest to make it to the top. Fifty is a low-level gangster who finds himself in hot water with his dangerous boss. Combining their talents. the brothers decide to set up a comedy show of their own. But can they put family strife and past problems aside to make it work?

    Never Been Kissed (1999)

    Never Been Kissed

    • 57%
    • PG-13
    • 107 min
    • Comedy

    Josie Geller (Drew Barrymore) wants more out of life. As a bright twenty-five-year-old copy editor at Chicago's revered newspaper, the Chicago Sun-Times, she yearns to be a reporter. Josie is skilled at her profession, but completely clueless in her personal life. She was a brainy nerd in high school, a geek to the core - kids called her "Josie Grossie" - and she has never had a serious relationship with a man. Josie has never, she laments, been really kissed.

    But things are about to change...

    Dangerous Evidence: The Lori Jackson Story (1999)

    Dangerous Evidence: The Lori Jackson Story

      • Unrated
      • 90 min
      • Drama

      Fact-based story of Lori Jackson, a civil rights activist who gained national attention for forcing the courts to re-look at the conviction of a black marine she felt was wrongly accused of rape.

      Romance (1999)

      Romance

        • R
        • 84 min
        • Drama

        Although deeply in love with her boyfriend - and indeed sleeping in the same bed with him - a schoolteacher cannot handle the almost complete lack of intimacy he will allow. Increasingly frustrated, she gradually finds her sexual appetites leading her into ever more risky situations, including a developing one with the headmaster.

        Straight Shooter (1999)

        Straight Shooter

          • R
          • 88 min
          • Crime

          After his daughter died of cancer, former French foreign legionnaire "Straight Shooter" alias Volker Bretz threatens those who financed, built, favoured and now work the nuclear power plant Atar II to kill one of them each day until the plant is shut down. His former drill sergeant, Frank Hector, who now owns several night clubs and brothels, is the only one who might be able to stop the maniac killing specialist. Frank is flown in instantly, but soon has to find out that his former...

          Bellyfruit (1999)

          Bellyfruit

            • Unrated
            • 87 min
            • Drama

            Three very different Los Angeles teenage girls find themselves pregnant and dealing with poverty, drugs and confusion. Shanika (Tamara LaSeon Bass) has a drug addict for a mother and is currently living in a foster home. Araceley (Tonatzin Mondragon) tries living with her loser and broke boyfriend after her parents kick her out of their house out of shame. Tina (Keely Vint), born to a teenage mother herself, isn't sure who the father of her child is.

            Life (1999)

            Life

            • 50%
            • R
            • 108 min
            • Comedy

            After a series of events bring Ray Gibson(Eddie Murphy) and Claude Banks(Martin Lawrence) together on a bootlegging run, they find themselves sentenced to life imprisonment at the Mississippi State Prison. Over the next sixty years Ray and Claude witness hardship and kindness, cruelty and forgiveness, life and death. Along the way, they see many friends come and go, but their humorous outlook on life prevails as their friendship deepens and endures. Together, they never lose hope that one day,...

            Speed of Life (1999)

            Speed of Life

              • Unrated
              • 94 min
              • Drama

              A son is stuck with caring for his Alzheimer victim father, a former professor who can now barely communicate. Depressed and struggling to make ends meet, an old buddy tries to get him to become a pusher. He gets further drawn in by a wild girl for whom he does procure drugs and gets involved in a wild sexual relationship. All of these factors weigh on the man until the inevitable conclusion is reached. Written by John Sacksteder <[email protected]>

              Hit and Runway (1999)

              Hit and Runway

              • 32%
              • R
              • 108 min
              • Comedy

              Alex Andero feels stuck washing dishes in his family's trattoria in New York City. He wants to write screenplays, and he has a great idea. Trouble is, he's not much with a typewriter; so, when his cousin calls and says a producer likes the idea and wants a script, Alex swallows his homophobia and asks for help from Elliot Springer, a talented writer who's an insecure, gay, Jewish nebbish. Elliot doesn't want the job, but Alex sets him up with Joey, a good-looking actor who...

              Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years (1999)

              Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years

                • Unrated
                • 100 min
                • Drama

                Tells the story of Sadie and Bessie Delany, two African-American (they preferred "colored") sisters who both lived past the age of 100. They grew up on a North Carolina college campus, the daughters of the first African-American Episcopal bishop, who was born a slave, and a woman with an inter-racial background. With the support of each other and their family, they survived encounters with racism and sexism in their own different ways. Sadie quietly and sweetly broke barriers to...

                The Joyriders (1999)

                The Joyriders

                  • PG-13
                  • 90 min
                  • Crime

                  A suicidal older man, Gordon Trout, is kidnapped for his car and money by three runaway teenagers who live on the streets. Their experiences together make them a close-knit family, but the nature of the crime committed could tear them apart. The intricacies of these complex relationships are explored through an emotional story with twists and turns. Written by Anonymous

                  Michael Jordan: An American Hero (1999)

                  Michael Jordan: An American Hero

                    • PG
                    • 92 min
                    • Biography

                    Michael Jordan: An American Hero is an American television film that aired on April 18, 1999 on Fox. It stars Michael Jace as Michael Jordan.

                    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.

                    Big Brass Ring (1999)

                    Big Brass Ring

                      • PG
                      • 104 min
                      • Drama

                      Dark secrets are revealed about a politician on the eve of his election.

                      The Amateur (1999)

                      The Amateur

                        • Unrated
                        • 94 min
                        • Drama

                        On the outskirts of a provincial town, Pajaro is determined to enter the Guinness Book of Records by breaking the longest bike-ride record. He rides around the fountain in the square with the help of his friend, Lopecito. He is willing to face many challenges, in attaining this new record. Will this race open the path to love for him, and for his redemption? Written by GMeleJr

                        Pushing Tin (1999)

                        Pushing Tin

                        • 48%
                        • R
                        • 124 min
                        • Comedy

                        Nick Falzone (John Cusack) is a control freak. An air traffic control freak. He "pushes tin" at New York's Terminal Radar Approach Control (TRACON) center. Part catacomb, part frat house, TRACON is the chaotic air traffic facility on Long Island that handles up to 7,000 flights a day into and out of the finite airspace above Kennedy, LaGuardia and Newark airports. Nick works the Newark radar scopes, the busiest of them all, and he is the best of the best. If you don't believe it, just ask him....

                        Election (1999)

                        Election

                        • 92%
                        • R
                        • 99 min
                        • Comedy

                        Tracy Flick is the smartest student in all Carver High and the only one having an affair with a teacher. Her other teacher Mr. McAllister is the most involved teacher at Carver High and is messing around with his wifes best friend. Elections are coming up and Tracy Flick is the only one running and after seeing Tracy always winning something and doing everything right, Mr. McAllister bribes the dumb jock Paul to run against her for his own pleasure. Tracy is mortified that Paul is even trying...

                        Bukkyeong banjeom (1999)

                        Bukkyeong banjeom

                          • Unrated
                          • 95 min
                          • Drama

                          Han-kook starts to work as an apprentice chef at a Chinese restauraunt belonging to his father's friend, but rather than follow the painstaking process of preparing the food by hand, Han-kook begins to use pre-processed ingredients.

                          Durango (1999)

                          Durango

                            • PG
                            • 98 min
                            • Drama

                            In 1939 Ireland, a young man decides to lead a forty mile cattle drive rather than selling his cattle to an unscrupulous local buyer. Brenda Fricker appears as Keeslar's aunt and Mark Lambert is an army deserter, who signs up for the drive. Written by John Sacksteder <[email protected]>

                            The Loss of Sexual Innocence (1999)

                            The Loss of Sexual Innocence

                            • 47%
                            • 106 min
                            • Drama

                            The story of the sexual development of a filmmaker through three stages of his life.