1999 January Movies

She's All That (1999)

She's All That

  • 38%
  • PG-13
  • 95 min
  • Comedy

In a trendy Los Angeles high school, amidst the designer ensembles, the lavish parties, the hilarious high school pranks, the day-to-day rivalries and the peer pressure cooker of the senior prom, the social order is about to unravel. Senior class power hunk, Zack (Freddie Prinze Jr.) has taken an interest in social zero, Laney Boggs (Rachael Leigh Cook). His interest is in the form of a bet... that he can turn her into the prom queen. In the process of elevating her social status, Zack falls...

Boondock Saints (1999)

Boondock Saints

    • R
    • 110 min
    • Action

    Irish brothers Connor & Murphy MacManus live and work in Boston. Feeling that God's will to rid Earth from all human Evil was given to them as a mission, they set out to do their divine deed. A public outcry is never heard, and even FBI agent Paul Smecker, who follows their trace of bloodshed, admits that the boys are doing exactly what he secretly always has wished to happen. Risking their lives for their beliefs of Veritas (truth) and Aequitas (justice), the Boondock Saints are hyped by...

    Varsity Blues (1999)

    Varsity Blues

    • 40%
    • R
    • 106 min
    • Comedy

    In his 35th year as head coach, Bud Kilmer (Jon Voight) is trying to lead his West Canaan Coyotes to their 23rd division title. Uncompromising and omnipotent, Kilmer is deified in the small Texas town, as long as the team is winning.

    But when star quarterback Lance Harbor (Paul Walker) suffers a season-ending injury, the Coyotes are forced to regroup under the questionable leadership of second-string quarterback Jonathan Moxon (James Van Der Beek). His irreverent attitude and approach to...

    Jawbreaker (1999)

    Jawbreaker

    • 7%
    • NONE
    • 87 min
    • Comedy

    Courtney Shane (McGowan), Julie Freeman (Gayheart), Marcie Fox (Benz) and Liz Purr (Roldan) are all best friends. Or, to be more precise, they are drawn together by their appreciation for each other as the most popular and the most beautiful girls at Reagan. They are at the height of their popularity when an innocent birthday prank results in the accidental death of Liz, the sweetest member of the the clique. The class nerd, Fern Mayo (Greer) stumbles in on the girls' panicked attempts to cover...

    A Walk on the Moon (1999)

    A Walk on the Moon

    • 72%
    • R
    • 107 min
    • Romance

    The world of a young housewife is turned upside down when she has an affair with a free-spirited blouse salesman.

    Virus (1999)

    Virus

    • 9%
    • R
    • 99 min
    • Action

    A ghostly ship looms silently ahead as the crippled, ocean-going, salvage tug Sea Star approaches. The Sea Star crew, their ship slowly sinking, has sought refuge in the eerie calm of the eye of a typhoon to make repairs and hopefully avert disaster. But something's terribly wrong. The ship, a Russian science vessel bristling with high-tech radar, electronics and other wonders, appears to be deserted. Unfortunately for the crew of the Sea Star, nothing could be further from the truth. Shelter...

    "American Masters" Paul Robeson: Here I Stand

      • Unrated
      • 90 min
      • Documentary

      "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 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 Saintly Switch (1999)

          A Saintly Switch

            • Unrated
            • 88 min
            • Comedy

            Although this is a high-concept comedy, the basic theme deals with very important and timely issues, a family in trouble, sex roles in modern society and the frustration and misunderstandings between men and women. The story is about a married couple (he is an aging NFL quarterback at the end of his career) with children on the verge of divorce. Their imminent divorce, like many, is due to their mutual lack of respect and compassion for each other and the effect it has on their children. When...

            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 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,...

                A Wake in Providence (1999)

                A Wake in Providence

                • 70%
                • R
                • 94 min
                • Comedy

                When his grandfather unexpectedly dies, Anthony brings his African American girlfriend Alissa home to meet his Italian American family in Rhode Island. Chaotic and more than a little emotional, the impromptu family gathering triggers a number of confrontations and some surprising confessions.

                According to Occam's Razor

                  • Unrated
                  • 96 min

                  A look at the myths and realities surrounding aliens and UFOs

                  - Written by

                  Anonymous

                  Alien Cargo (1999)

                  Alien Cargo

                    • PG
                    • 90 min
                    • Adventure

                    After eight months of hyper-sleep, when Christopher 'Chris' McNiel (Jason London) and Theta Kaplan (Missy Crider) of a Mars cargo transport ship the Solar System Shipping Vessel No.17 (Triple S-17) awaken, they find out something has gone terribly wrong. They've woken up from hyper-sleep almost ten months past their scheduled time, find the ship's internals badly damaged, off course and almost no fuel. What's more, it's discovered the first shift killed each other. As the plot unfolds,...

                    Anthropophagous 2000 (1999)

                    Anthropophagous 2000

                      • Unrated
                      • 80 min
                      • Horror

                      A group of friends stumble onto the killing grounds of a cannibalistic loner who then mercilessly stalks down the party, one-by-one. When only a small group remains, they decide to take a stand against the murderer and fight for their lives.

                      - Written by

                      Anonymous

                      At First Sight (1999)

                      At First Sight

                      • 32%
                      • PG-13
                      • 128 min
                      • Drama

                      At First Sight is a moving and faithful re-telling of the real story of Virgil and Amy and the peculiar challenges of learning to see when one has never seen before," notes renowned physician and author Oliver Sacks, who documented the true story on which the film is based as part of his bestselling book An Anthropologist On Mars.

                      Au bout du monde (1999)

                      Au bout du monde

                        • Unrated
                        • 8 min
                        • Animation

                        A family lives in a house that teeters precariously on the very tip of a mountain. The balance of the house is affected not only by the family that lives inside, but also their cow, dog, cat, a passing bird, and a man with a couple of sheep who returns in a car. The slopes of the hill themselves also seem rather slippery at times. Written by Jon Reeves <[email protected]>

                        Babel (1999)

                        Babel

                          • Unrated
                          • 95 min
                          • Adventure

                          Babylon 5: A Call to Arms (1999)

                          Babylon 5: A Call to Arms

                            • Unrated
                            • 94 min
                            • Action

                            Five years after the events of the Babylon 5 series, a technomage named Galen predicts an imminent attack by the Drakh, the old allies of the Shadows. Through dreams, a thief, a captain, and a president are brought together to head them off. The president is John Sheridan. Because of his irrational behavior, Sheridan's friends begin to wonder about his sanity. It's up to all of them and two prototype battlecruisers, the Excalibur and the Victory, to stop the fleet and their...