The 90s are known as the golden age of Hollywood, and it’s easy to see why. There were so many amazing movies released in that decade, and the one we’re presenting today is one of the best films to come out in that period.
The 90’s is a decade that will always be remembered for its good old days. It was a time when we were filled with hope, love, and carefree dreams. Some of the best movies of the 90’s that will make you cry are:
01. Schindler’s List
Schindler’s List is a movie about a man who saved over one thousand Jews during the Holocaust. The movie was directed by Steven Spielberg and produced by Gerald R. Molen, who also wrote the screenplay.
The movie was nominated for nine Oscars and won seven, including Best Picture. It also won three Golden Globes, including Best Motion Picture – Drama and Best Director – Motion Picture for Spielberg.
Schindler’s List tells the story of Oskar Schindler, an entrepreneur who saves the lives of more than one thousand Jews from the Nazi extermination camps during World War II in Poland at great risk to himself by employing them in his factories.
02. Good Will Hunting
This movie is about an MIT graduate who works as a janitor and is in therapy for his depression. He meets the psychologist Will Hunting, who has a gift for mathematics and starts to help him. The movie was directed by Gus Van Sant and stars Matt Damon and Ben Affleck.
The movie is about the relationship between Will Hunting and his therapist, Dr. Sean Maguire, which is one of the most important relationships in the film. The film follows their journey as they try to find their way back from personal turmoil and depression with the help of each other’s support.
This movie was released on December 19th, 1997, so it has been over 20 years since its release date. It won two Academy Awards for Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay) and Best Supporting Actor (Jim Broadbent).
03. In the Name of the Father
This movie tells a story of a young man and his father, who is unjustly accused of terrorism.
The film was directed by Jim Sheridan and stars Daniel Day-Lewis as Gerry Conlon and Pete Postlethwaite as Conlon’s father, who is wrongly convicted of being involved in the bombing of a pub in Belfast.
In the Name of the Father tells the story of Gerry Conlon, an innocent Irish Catholic man wrongfully convicted for being involved in a bombing that killed four people. In the Name of the Father is based on true events that happened in Northern Ireland during 1968.
04. Terminator 2 (1991)
This film was a breakout success in 1991 and garnered some very positive reviews along the way. Arnold Schwarzenegger showed his acting abilities and led to the sequel being more successful than the first film. It says enough about everything.
At the time, this movie made a real boom. The movie Terminator 2 is about a cyborg assassin sent back in time to kill Sarah Connor, mother of the resistance fighter John Connor. This is because if she were to give birth to him then he would lead the resistance against Skynet and its machines. The plot of this movie was inspired by a short story called “I, Robot” written by science fiction author Isaac Asimov in 1941.
05. Titanic (1997)
Titanic is a movie that will make you cry. It has been considered one of the most popular movies in the world. The movie is based on the story of Jack and Rose, two lovers who are separated by their social class and who struggle to find each other again.
The movie was released in 1997 and it won 11 Academy Awards, including Best Picture. It also received three other nominations for Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Film Editing.
06. Forrest Gump (1994)
Forrest Gump is a 1994 American comedy drama film directed by Robert Zemeckis and starring Tom Hanks. The film tells the story of Forrest Gump, an intellectually impaired man who lives in Greenbow, Alabama during the mid-20th century.
His life story is told through flashbacks to his childhood in the 1950s and 1960s, when he experiences major historical events such as the assassination of John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, Vietnam War protests and his meeting with President Lyndon B. Johnson.
It’s one of those movies that you can watch over and over again without getting bored because there are so many interesting things happening on screen that it’s hard to take your eyes off it for too long.
07. Schindler’s List (1993) (One of the saddest films of the 90s.)
Schindler’s List is a 1993 film that tells the story of Oskar Schindler, a German businessman who saved more than a thousand Jews from the Nazi extermination camps during World War II.
The film is an adaptation of the book Schindler’s Ark by Thomas Keneally.
Schindler’s List is one of the saddest films of the 90s and it was directed by Steven Spielberg and produced by Gerald R. Molen, with Spielberg as executive producer.
The screenplay was written by Steven Zaillian and based on the novel Schindler’s Ark by Thomas Keneally. The film stars Liam Neeson as Oskar Schindler, Ralph Fiennes as SS officer Amon Goeth, Ben Kingsley as Itzhak Stern, and Embeth Davidtz as Emilie Schind ler.
08. Pulp Fiction (1994)
Pulp Fiction is a 1994 American neo-noir crime film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. It tells the story of a briefcase full of cash that gets passed from person to person, with each person’s life being put in danger as it goes.
Pulp Fiction is considered to be one of the most influential films in modern cinema, and its use of nonlinear storytelling has been widely imitated.
Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction has received universal acclaim from critics, who praised its acting, dialogue, directing style and screenplay. The film also won the Palme d’Or at the 1994 Cannes Film Festival.
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09. 10 Things I Hate About You
10 Things I Hate About You is a 1999 romantic comedy film directed by Gil Junger. It stars Julia Stiles, Heath Ledger, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. The film follows two high school students who are forced to spend time together after their parents arrange their dating.
10. Cruel Intentions
The movie was released in 1999 and it was a romantic comedy that brought back the era of the classic Hollywood romantic melodrama.
Cruel Intentions is a 1999 American romantic comedy film directed by Roger Kumble. The film stars Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan Phillippe, Reese Witherspoon, Selma Blair, and Regan Burns. The film was adapted by screenwriter Roger Kumble from his own novel of the same name.
The story follows the lives of step-siblings Sebastian Valmont and Kathryn Merteuil as they are forced to live together after their parents die in an accident. They form a plan to manipulate each other for their own personal gain while also trying to find love with each other’s best friend.