1999 May Movies

Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)

Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace

  • 56%
  • PG
  • 131 min
  • Action

When the evil Trade Federation plots to take over the peaceful planet of Naboo, Jedi warrior Qui-Gon Jinn and his apprentice Obi-Wan Kenobi embark on an amazing adventure to save the planet. With them on their journey is the young queen Amidala, Gungan outcast JarJar Binks, and the powerful Captain Panaka, who will all travel to the faraway planets of Tatooine and Coruscant in a futile attempt to save their world from Darth Sidious, leader of the Trade Federation, and Darth Maul, the strongest...

Notting Hill (1999)

Notting Hill

  • 83%
  • PG-13
  • 124 min
  • Comedy

Anna Scott (Julia Roberts) is the world's most famous movie star. Her picture has been plastered on the cover of every magazine, and every time she makes a move, the entire world knows about it. William Thacker (Hugh Grant) owns a travel bookstore. His business is stagnant, he has the roommate from hell, and since his divorce, his love life is completely non-existent.

For both, something or someone seems to be missing. And when Anna and William's paths unexpectedly cross in the eclectic...

Pola X (1999)

Pola X

    • NONE
    • 134 min
    • Drama

    A young writer becomes intrigued with a mysterious dark-haired woman who claims to be his long-lost sister and he begin an unusual relationship with her prompting a downward spiral involving his domineering mother and lovely fiancée

    East Is East (1999)

    East Is East

    • 78%
    • R
    • 97 min
    • Comedy

    Tariq (Jimi Mistry) and his younger brother Abdul (Raji James) are at an age where they can do anything, especially in a world as full of possibilities ... and women in their Manchester haven. But living in a family with seven children headed by a father (Orn Puri) determined to give his children a traditional Pakistani upbringing while living in England, their quest for the good life becomes one big game of dodge ball, cleverly and humorously avoiding their father's restrictions at every turn....

    "Malcolm & Eddie" B.S. I Love You

      • Unrated
      • 30 min
      • Comedy

      "Rugrats" Pedal Pusher/Music

      • 81%
      • Unrated
      • 30 min
      • Animation
      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...

      A Love Divided (1999)

      A Love Divided

      • 53%
      • Unrated
      • 98 min
      • Biography

      The true story of a Catholic man and his Protestant wife, and the events resulting in the Co. Wexford, Ireland community when the wife decides she doesn't appreciate being forced to send their daughter to a Catholic school, despite the local priest's insistence she is bound by the pre-marriage agreement she signed to raise any children as Catholic. Written by Falling for an Actor - Liam Cunningham Web Site <[email protected]>

      Alma Mía (1999)

      Alma Mía

        • Unrated
        • 105 min
        • Comedy

        Las vidas de Alma (Araceli González) y Leo (Pablo Echarri) no parecían destinadas a cruzarse. Ella, una repostera de la Boca, con su familia y su novio Mario desde la adolescencia. El, un arquitecto con fecha de casamiento segura con Valeria. Una noche, el destino los juntó y este inesperado encuentro no pasará desapercibido. Tanto Alma como Leo no podrán ser indeferentes a lo que sucede entre ellos. Written by [email protected]

        Bingo! The Documentary

          • Unrated
          • 59 min
          • Documentary

          Poker may be hipper and the lottery may be more popular, but bingo is still one of the world's favorite games of chance, and filmmaker John Jeffcoat takes a look at the game and the people who play it in this documentary. Bingo! examines the way the game is played all over the world, from low-rent games run by and for convicted felons and recovering addicts to upscale European Bingo halls and a bingo-themed cruise to the Caribbean. Along the way, the movie also introduces viewers to the folks...

          Boy Next Door (1999)

          Boy Next Door

            • Unrated
            • 13 min

            Who's the hunky new neighbor across the street? Teenage Charlotte and her brother, Chris, both want to know. Cruel sibling rivalry abounds as each woos the new guy while trying to undercut the other's advances. Three is definitely company!

            - Written by

            Anonymous

            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...

              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...

                Dogmatic

                  • Unrated
                  • 91 min
                  • Comedy

                  In a freak accident, a man and his dog switch bodies.

                  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.

                    Endurance (1999)

                    Endurance

                    • 50%
                    • G
                    • 83 min
                    • Biography

                    Years before the 1996 Olympics, when his only idea of the outside world came from a static-laced radio broadcast, the boy named Haile Gebrselassie decided to run. He ran six miles to school and back, his books tucked under his arm. He worked hard in the fields and was known to still be chopping firewood or threshing wheat when his brothers had given up.

                    After the chores were done, he would run. Across fields, over hills, down gullies, on dirt roads or cowpaths. He would do anything to keep...

                    Fast Food

                      • Unrated
                      • 99 min
                      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.

                      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.

                        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...