1999 March Movies

The Matrix (1999)

The Matrix

  • 87%
  • R
  • 136 min
  • Action

Computer hacker Thomas Anderson has lived a relatively ordinary life--in what he thinks is the year 1999--until he is contacted by the enigmatic Morpheus who leads him into the real world. In reality, it is 200 years later, and the world has been laid waste and taken over by advanced artificial intelligence machines. The computers have created a false version of 20th-century life--the "Matrix"--to keep the human slaves satisfied, while the AI machines draw power from the humans. Anderson,...

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...

Cruel Intentions (1999)

Cruel Intentions

  • 48%
  • R
  • 97 min
  • Drama

It's summer break, and Kathryn (Sarah Michelle Gellar) has been dumped by her beau, Court Reynolds, for the innocent Cecile (Selma Blair). Desperate to get even, Kathryn challenges Sebastian (Ryan Phillippe) to ruin Cecile by deflowering her and turning her into a tramp -- thus humiliating Court by delivering Cecile to him as damaged goods. Sebastian has pretty much 'had' all of the girls in New York City up to this point, and he's gotten a bit bored of it all. Though this is too easy a...

Forces of Nature (1999)

Forces of Nature

  • 45%
  • PG-13
  • 105 min
  • Comedy

Ben (Ben Affleck) has to get from New York to Savannah for his wedding to Bridget (Maura Tierney). He has everything under control until an eccentric young woman named Sarah (Sandra Bullock) literally falls into his life when their plane goes skidding off the runway. Ben inadvertently saves Sarah's life and soon finds that he has inherited an unlikely traveling companion.

Despite being detained, derailed and disrobed, panic doesn't really set in until Ben realizes that he's developing a...

Arlington Road (1999)

Arlington Road

  • 62%
  • R
  • 117 min
  • Mystery

Widowed when his FBI agent wife is killed by a right-wing group, college professor Michael Faraday (Jeff Bridges) becomes obsessed with the culture of these groups-especially when his new neighbors, the all-American Oliver and Cheryl Lang (Tim Robbins and Joan Cusack), start acting suspiciously.

Analyze This (1999)

Analyze This

  • 69%
  • R
  • 103 min
  • Comedy

aul Vitti (ROBERT DE NIRO) is one of New York's most powerful gangsters. He's grown up in the Mob life and has been well prepared for his future responsibilities by Manetta, his mentor and surrogate father (since his own father was gunned down years before). But when it becomes time for Paul Vitti to assume his role as the leader of his crime family, he suddenly starts having trouble breathing. He can't sleep; he's distant and preoccupied around his wife and kids; his mistress wants to know why...

EDtv (1999)

EDtv

  • 64%
  • PG-13
  • 122 min
  • Comedy

An everyday video store clerk agrees to have his life broadcast on television as a reality show and gains overnight celebrity.

However, celebrity has a price, and while Ed initially embraces his newfound fame, he also witnesses the awkward, often humorous and sometimes painful predicaments suffered by members of his family who automatically become part of the program, and infamous in their own right. When he realizes that his on-camera success has turned him into another consumer product, he...

Ravenous (1999)

Ravenous

  • 37%
  • R
  • 100 min
  • Horror

Capt. John Boyd (Guy Pearce) begins his journey to hell when an act of cowardice during a horrific Mexican-American War battle earns him banishment to a desolate military outpost in the barren and icy Sierra Nevada mountains. Upon arrival he is greeted by a motley group of soldiers, including his commanding officer, Hart (Jeffrey Jones), a man who has pretty much given up on life; Toffler (Jeremy Davies), the fort's personal emissary to the Lord; Knox (Stephen Spinella), the "doctor" who never...

True Crime (1999)

True Crime

  • 54%
  • R
  • 127 min
  • Crime

Steve Everett (CLINT EASTWOOD) is an investigative reporter with a lot of problems. An alcoholic, he's only been sober for two months. An unrelenting womanizer, he's on the verge of being thrown out by his wife, Barbara (DIANE VENORA). Thanks to his messy personal life, he was fired from the New York Times. He has since relocated to the West Coast and The Oakland Tribune. If it wasn't for his friend Alan Mann (JAMES WOODS), the Tribune's editor-in-chief, he wouldn't have a job at all.

The Rage: Carrie 2 (1999)

The Rage: Carrie 2

  • 21%
  • R
  • 104 min
  • Horror

Rachel (Emily Bergl) is not like the other kids at her high school. She doesn't belong to the right crowd, doesn't wear the right clothes or go to the right parties.

But Rachel has something else that separates her from the rest, the secret gift of telekinesis which enables her to move things with her mind. When Rachel meets Jessie (Jason London), the shell she's built around herself begins to crack. Maybe her life can approach normal after all. But as Rachel slowly learns to trust, a...

Baby Geniuses (1999)

Baby Geniuses

  • 2%
  • PG
  • 97 min
  • Comedy

n the secret underground world of the BABYCO headquarters - a worldwide leader in infant care products - its founder and CEO, the world-renowned child psychiatrist Dr. Elena Kinder (Kathleen Turner), is about to realize the startling result of years of research. Certain children are born geniuses - prodigies born with the wisdom of the ages, passed down from generation to generation, genetically imprinted on their DNA. The downside to the discovery is that at about the age of two, when they...

Paperback Hero (1999)

Paperback Hero

    • 96 min
    • Comedy

    Jack Willis is a handsome roadtrain driver with a secret - he has just become a top-selling romance novelist. However, being a 'man's man' in the Australian outlook, to avoid embarrassment, he needs a name, a woman's name - and he chooses that of his best friend, Ruby Vale. He must do some fancy footwork to continue the charade when the glamorous city publisher, Ziggy, arrives in dusty outback Lucktown to sign 'Ruby Vale' to a major book deal. Ruby agrees to help Jack though it's for her own...

    The Deep End of the Ocean (1999)

    The Deep End of the Ocean

    • 44%
    • PG-13
    • 148 min
    • Drama

    Beth Cappadora (Pfeiffer) is like most mothers-loving, devoted, and occasionally overwhelmed by the demands of caring for her family and maintaining a successful career as a photographer. With her three small children in tow, she arrives at a hotel for her 15th high school reunion weekend. In the middle of the crowded lobby, she looks away for a moment-and in that moment her three-year-old son Ben disappears. A frantic search turns up nothing; he has vanished in the blink of an eye, seemingly...

    "King of the Hill" Escape from Party Island

      • Unrated
      • 30 min
      • Animation

      Hanks accompanies his mother and some of her friends on a trip to a museum on an island during Spring Break, the only problem is MTV and the college students are there, too.

      "The Magnificent Seven" Chinatown

        • Unrated
        • 60 min
        • Western
        A Fare to Remember (1999)

        A Fare to Remember

          • 100 min
          • Documentary

          A high powered business executive takes on an assignment on Christmas Eve, knowing she is to get married immediately after the holiday. Arriving at the Seattle airport, she discovered all flights are canceled and she has to get to LA. She then hires an obnoxious cabbie to transport her to LA. However, the cabbie eventually proves to be rather endearing while she maintains her upper class posturing.

          American Chain Gang (1999)

          American Chain Gang

            • Unrated
            • 56 min
            • Documentary

            Documentary about the inmates and penal officers of Alabama's Limestone Correctional Facility and Arizona's Estrella County Jail, the first prison ever to put women on a chain gang.

            Arthur's Quest (1999)

            Arthur's Quest

              • PG
              • 87 min
              • Adventure

              To escape the clutches of the evil warrior and sorceress Morgana, Merlin transports young King Arthur into modern day America. When Merlin comes back ten years later to retrieve him, he finds a hip 15 year-old Arthur who does not believe Merlin, nor does he want to return to the past. Merlin must convince Arthur of his true identity, before Morgana can retrieve Excalibur and allow the Dark Forces to take over the world. Written by Anonymous

              Atomic Blue Mexican Wrestler (1999)

              Atomic Blue Mexican Wrestler

                • PG
                • 127 min
                • Comedy

                Set in contemporary Los Angeles, this fast-paced indie flick stars Mexican wrestler Atomic Blue as a man trying to put his past behind him. Young Nick Rodriguez, devastated by his brother's death and worried about a land developer who wants to destroy his neighborhood, is looking for a knight in shining armor -- and thinks he's found one in former wrestling champ Atomic Blue. Trouble is, the aging athlete isn't anxious to be a hero anymore.

                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,...