1999 Drama Movies (By Date)

Garage Olimpo (1999)

Garage Olimpo

    • R
    • 98 min
    • Drama

    In the 70's, eighteen year-old Maria Fabiani lives with her French mother Diane in an old house in Buenos Aires, subletting rooms and giving classes to illiterate adults in the slums. One of the tenants, Felix, has a non-corresponded crush on Maria. When the teenager is abducted in her house by the Argentinean army accused of subversion, her mother seeks her out in the 23rd Precinct where one of the military without uniform tells her that they are heading with Maria. While Diane...

    Double Platinum (1999)

    Double Platinum

      • PG
      • 94 min
      • Musical

      A young singer is reunited with the mother who left her when she was a child.

      Undercover Angel (1999)

      Undercover Angel

        • PG
        • 92 min
        • Comedy

        With his landlord breathing down his neck and his writing career stagnant, the last thing Harrison Tyler (Dean Winters) needs is a kid hanging around. But he's in for a surprise when his ex-girlfriend (Lorraine Ansell) leaves her precocious 6-year-old (Emily Mae Young) in his care for a few weeks. It turns out the girl possesses remarkable matchmaking skills, and soon Tyler's professional and romantic fortunes begin to turn around.

        Joan of Arc (1999)

        Joan of Arc

        • 11%
        • Unrated
        • 140 min
        • Adventure

        Ten years before her death, Joan hears voices. Six years later, from the village of Domremy, she begins her mission to unite France under King Charles. First she leads a defense of Vaucouleurs against the Burgundians, then obtains safe passage to Charles, the Dauphin. He uses her, as the embodiment of the mythical "Maid of Lorraine," to raise an army, and he sends her to the rescue of Orléans. After Charles is crowned, Joan leads a disastrous campaign in Paris, where her brother...

        L'humanité (1999)

        L'humanité

          • 148 min
          • Drama

          When an 11-year-old girl is brutally raped and murdered in a quiet French village, a police detective who has forgotten how to feel emotions--because of the death of his own family in some kind of accident--investigates the crime, which turns out to ask more questions than it answers.

          The Five Senses (1999)

          The Five Senses

            • R
            • 106 min
            • Comedy

            Three sets of tenants in a live/work building have daily lives and/or current stories acutely involving one or more of the five senses.

            The Carriers Are Waiting (1999)

            The Carriers Are Waiting

            • 100%
            • Unrated
            • 94 min
            • Comedy

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            The Love Letter (1999)

            The Love Letter

            • 33%
            • PG-13
            • 88 min
            • Comedy

            In the sleepy New England town of Loblolly on the Sea, a letter has arrived that is going to wake things up. It's a love letter; ardent, sensual -- and unsigned. Everybody who reads it will wonder who it's for and speculate who it's from. As the letter falls into different hands, some residents in the small town start to see one another with renewed interest.

            Determined to find it's author, Helen MacFarquhar (Kate Capshaw) begins a quest that will open her life to a new chapter involving two...

            Finding Graceland (1999)

            Finding Graceland

            • 40%
            • 106 min
            • Biography

            An eccentric drifter claiming to be Elvis Presley hitches a ride with a young man and they find themselves on an adventurous road trip to Memphis.

            Ley Lines (1999)

            Ley Lines

              • Unrated
              • 80 min
              • Crime

              A group of Chinese youths living in Japan struggle to make their way in life and eventually find trouble with the local crime syndicate.

              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...

              You Can Thank Me Later (1999)

              You Can Thank Me Later

                • Unrated
                • 110 min
                • Comedy

                In this Canadian comedy-drama, Shirley Cooperberg heads a Montreal Jewish family. During her husband's operation, her brood arrives at the hospital -- failed writer Eli, neurotic Susan, and successful theatrical producer Edward. An onslaught of one-liners find targets amid sibling rivalries and angst-ridden animosities.

                Cleopatra (1999)

                Cleopatra

                  • Unrated
                  • 177 min
                  • Biography

                  Cleopatra, the famed Egyptian Queen born in 69 B.C., is shown to have been brought by Roman ruler Julius Caesar at age 18. Caesar becomes sexually obsessed by the 18 year old queen, beds her, and eventually has a son by her. However, his Roman followers and his wife are not pleased by the union. In fact, as Caesar has only a daughter by his wife, he had picked Octavian as his successor. The out-of-wedlock son of Cleopatra is seen to be a threat to his future leadership. Thus Brutus and other...

                  Rosetta (1999)

                  Rosetta

                    • R
                    • 95 min
                    • Drama

                    Young and impulsive Rosetta lives with her alcoholic mother and, moved by despair, she will do anything to maintain a job.

                    Flowers from Another World (1999)

                    Flowers from Another World

                      • Unrated
                      • 108 min
                      • Comedy

                      Patricia, a woman from Dominican Republic, needs a home and an economic security that her illegal status in Madrid does not provide her. Milady, twenty, born in Havana and dying to travel the world. Marirosi has a job, a home, and the most complete solitude... just like Alfonso, Damián and Carmelo, men from the St. Eulalia, a village lacking both marrying women and future. A bachelors' party forces the encounter between them and the beginning of this bittersweet story of sharing a living.

                      Captain Jack (1999)

                      Captain Jack

                        • PG
                        • 90 min
                        • Drama

                        A sea captain with a vessel not deemed sea worthy by the ship inspectors assembles a motley crew to sail along the path of Captain Scoresby, a sea captain who sailed from Whitby in northern England to the Arctic in 1791. His crew includes bickering sisters, an Australian hitchhiker who is hiding from his girl friends, and the seaman's confidante who runs a local trailer park. Putting the ship to sea, the group is pursued by the authorities. Written by John Sacksteder...

                        Inherit the Wind (1999)

                        Inherit the Wind

                          • 113 min
                          • Drama

                          Based on a real-life case in 1925, two great lawyers argue the case for and against a science teacher accused of the crime of teaching evolution.

                          "The West Wing" Full Disclosure

                            • R
                            • 41 min
                            • Drama

                            Press leaks lead to the revelation that former VP John Hoynes is about to release a tell-all book about the administration.

                            Instinct (1999)

                            Instinct

                            • 27%
                            • R
                            • 126 min
                            • Drama

                            Theo Caulder (Cuba Gooding, Jr.) is an ambitious psychiatric resident who has been asked to evaluate the case of anthropologist and primatologist Ethan Powell (Anthony Hopkins). A noted scientist, Powell vanished four years ago while studying the reclusive mountain gorillas in Rwanda. When a group of park rangers discovered Powell living among the gorillas, he turned on them, brutally murdering two of the rangers.

                            Sedated and shackled, Powell has retreated into himself and won't speak to...

                            Limbo (1999)

                            Limbo

                            • 72%
                            • R
                            • 126 min
                            • Adventure

                            Alaska is a land rich with possibilities and second chances. Against the backdrop of this vast, challenging wilderness, Limbo tells the story of people trying to reinvent themselves in America's last frontier.