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1990 in film

1990 in film, 1990 in film wikipedia
The year 1990 in film involved many significant events as shown below Universal Pictures celebrated its 75th anniversary in 1990

Contents

  • 1 Highest-grossing films
  • 2 Events
  • 3 Awards
  • 4 1990 wide-release movies
    • 41 January–March
    • 42 April–June
    • 43 July–September
    • 44 October–December
  • 5 Notable films released in 1990
    • 51 A-D
    • 52 E-K
    • 53 L-Q
    • 54 R-Z
  • 6 Births
  • 7 Notable deaths
  • 8 Debuts
  • 9 References

Highest-grossing filmsedit

See also: List of 1990 box office number-one films in the United States

The top ten films released in 1990 by worldwide gross are as follows:

Highest-grossing films of 19901
Rank Title Studio Worldwide gross
1 Ghost Paramount Pictures $505,702,588
2 Home Alone 20th Century Fox $476,684,675
3 Pretty Woman Touchstone Pictures $463,406,268
4 Dances with Wolves Orion Pictures $424,208,848
5 Total Recall TriStar Pictures / Carolco Pictures $261,317,921
6 Back to the Future Part III Universal Pictures $244,527,583
7 Die Hard 2 20th Century Fox / Silver Pictures $240,031,094
8 Presumed Innocent Warner Bros $221,303,188
9 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles New Line Cinema $201,965,915
10 Kindergarten Cop Universal Pictures $201,957,688

Eventsedit

  • February 4 – Actor Tom Cruise and actress Mimi Rogers divorce
  • March 30 – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is released to massive box office success At the time, it is the highest-grossing independent film in history
  • December 24 – Tom Cruise and actress Nicole Kidman marry
  • CGI technique is expanded with motion capture for CGI characters, used in Total Recall 1990
  • The first digitally-manipulated matte painting is used, in Die Hard 2
  • The use of real-time computer graphics or "digital puppetry" to create a character in a motion picture is performed, in RoboCop 2
  • Future movie stars Chris Rock and Adam Sandler join SNL
  • Buchwald v Paramount decided, a leading case on the financial rewards due to writers of film treatments

Awardsedit

Category/Organization 48th Golden Globe Awards
January 19, 1991
63rd Academy Awards
March 25, 1991
44th BAFTA Awards
March 17, 1991
Drama Musical or Comedy
Best Film Dances with Wolves Green Card Dances with Wolves Goodfellas
Best Director Kevin Costner
Dances with Wolves
Martin Scorsese
Goodfellas
Best Actor Jeremy Irons
Reversal of Fortune
Gérard Depardieu
Green Card
Jeremy Irons
Reversal of Fortune
Philippe Noiret
Cinema Paradiso
Best Actress Kathy Bates
Misery
Julia Roberts
Pretty Woman
Kathy Bates
Misery
Jessica Tandy
Driving Miss Daisy
Best Supporting Actor Bruce Davison
Longtime Companion
Joe Pesci
Goodfellas
Salvatore Cascio
Cinema Paradiso
Best Supporting Actress Whoopi Goldberg
Ghost
Best Screenplay, Adapted Michael Blake
Dances With Wolves
Michael Blake
Dances With Wolves
Martin Scorsese and Nicholas Pileggi
Goodfellas
Best Screenplay, Original Bruce Joel Rubin
Ghost
Giuseppe Tornatore
Cinema Paradiso
Best Original Score The Sheltering Sky
Ryuichi Sakamoto and Richard Horowitz
Dances With Wolves
John Barry
Cinema Paradiso
Ennio Morricone and Andrea Morricone
Best Original Song "Blaze of Glory"
Young Guns II
"Sooner or Later"
Dick Tracy
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Best Foreign Language Film Cyrano de Bergerac Journey of Hope

Cinema Paradiso

1990 wide-release moviesedit

January–Marchedit

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12 Downtown 20th Century Fox Richard Benjamin director; Nat Mauldin screenplay; Anthony Edwards, Forest Whitaker, Penelope Ann Miller Action, Comedy Live Action
Internal Affairs Paramount Pictures Mike Figgis director; Henry Bean screenplay; Richard Gere, Andy García, Nancy Travis, Laurie Metcalf, William Baldwin Crime, Thriller Live Action
Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III New Line Cinema Jeff Burr director; David J Schow screenplay; Kate Hodge, Viggo Mortensen, William Butler, Ken Foree, Joe Unger, Tom Everett, Toni Hudson, Miriam Byrd-Nethery, R A Mihailoff Horror Live Action
Ski Patrol Epic Productions Richard Correll director; Steven Long Mitchell, Craig W Van Sickle, Wink Roberts screenplay; Roger Rose, Yvette Nipar, T K Carter, Leslie Jordan, Paul Feig, George Lopez, Corbin Timbrook, Ray Walston, Martin Mull, Dante Hen Comedy Live Action
19 Brain Dead Concorde Adam Simon director; Charles Beaumont, Adam Simon screenplay; Bill Pullman, Bill Paxton, Bud Cort, George Kennedy Horror, Thriller Live Action
Everybody Wins Orion Pictures Karel Reisz director; Arthur Miller screenplay; Debra Winger, Nick Nolte, Will Patton, Jack Warden Drama Live Action
Tremors Universal Studios Ron Underwood director; Brent Maddock, S S Wilson screenplay; Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Finn Carter, Michael Gross, Reba McEntire Comedy, Horror Live Action
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2 Flashback Paramount Pictures Franco Amurri director; David Loughery screenplay; Dennis Hopper, Kiefer Sutherland Action, Comedy Live Action
Heart Condition New Line Cinema James D Parriott director/screenplay; Bob Hoskins, Denzel Washington, Chloe Webb Fantasy, Comedy Live Action
Stella Touchstone Pictures / The Samuel Goldwyn Company John Erman director; Robert Getchell screenplay; Bette Midler, John Goodman, Trini Alvarado, Stephen Collins, Marsha Mason, Eileen Brennan Drama Live Action
9 Hard to Kill Warner Bros Bruce Malmuth director; Steven McKay screenplay; Steven Seagal, Kelly Le Brock, Frederick Coffin, William Sadler Action Live Action
Loose Cannons TriStar Pictures Bob Clark director/screenplay; Richard Christian Matheson, Richard Matheson screenplay; Gene Hackman, Dan Aykroyd Comedy Live Action
Stanley & Iris Metro Goldwyn Mayer Martin Ritt director; Harriet Frank, Jr, Irving Ravetch screenplay; Jane Fonda, Robert De Niro, Swoosie Kurtz, Martha Plimpton Romance, Drama Live Action
16 Courage Mountain Triumph Films Christopher Leitch director; Fred Brogger, Mark Brogger, Weaver Webb screenplay; Charlie Sheen, Juliette Caton Drama Live Action
Madhouse Orion Pictures Tom Ropelewski director/screenplay; John Larroquette, Kirstie Alley, Alison LaPlaca, John Diehl, Jessica Lundy, Bradley Gregg, Dennis Miller, Robert Ginty Comedy Live Action
23 Mountains of the Moon TriStar Pictures Bob Rafelson director/screenplay; William Harrison screenplay; Patrick Bergin, Iain Glen Adventure, Drama Live Action
Nightbreed 20th Century Fox Clive Barker director/screenplay; Craig Sheffer, Anne Bobby, David Cronenberg, Charles Haid Fantasy, Horror Live Action
Revenge Columbia Pictures Tony Scott director; Jeffrey Alan Fiskin screenplay; Kevin Costner, Anthony Quinn, Madeleine Stowe, Miguel Ferrer, John Leguizamo Crime, Drama, Thriller Live Action
Where the Heart Is Touchstone Pictures John Boorman director/screenplay; Telsche Boorman screenplay; Dabney Coleman, Suzy Amis, Uma Thurman, Crispin Glover, Joanna Cassidy, Christopher Plummer, David Hewlett Romance, Comedy Live Action
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2 The Hunt for Red October Paramount Pictures John McTiernan director; Larry Ferguson, Donald E Stewart screenplay; Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, Scott Glenn, James Earl Jones, Sam Neill, Tim Curry Action, Thriller Live Action
9 Bad Influence Triumph Releasing Corporation Curtis Hanson director; David Koepp screenplay; Rob Lowe, James Spader, Lisa Zane Drama Live Action
Coupe de Ville Universal Studios Joe Roth director; Mike Binder screenplay; Patrick Dempsey, Arye Gross, Daniel Stern, Alan Arkin Comedy, Horror Live Action
The Handmaid's Tale Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Volker Schlöndorff director; Harold Pinter screenplay; Natasha Richardson, Faye Dunaway, Robert Duvall, Aidan Quinn, Elizabeth McGovern Drama Live Action
House Party New Line Cinema Reginald Hudlin director/screenplay; Christopher "Kid" Reid, Robin Harris, Christopher "Play" Martin Comedy Live Action
Joe Versus the Volcano Warner Bros John Patrick Shanley director/screenplay; Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan Romance, Comedy Live Action
Love at Large Orion Pictures Alan Rudolph director/screenplay; Tom Berenger, Elizabeth Perkins, Anne Archer, Kate Capshaw, Annette O'Toole, Ted Levine, Ann Magnuson Romance, Mystery Live Action
16 Blind Fury TriStar Pictures / Interscope Communications Phillip Noyce director; Charles Robert Carner screenplay; Rutger Hauer, Terry O'Quinn, Lisa Blount, Randall "Tex" Cobb, Noble Willingham, Sho Kosugi, Nick Cassavetes Action, Samurai Live action
The Forbidden Dance Columbia Pictures Greydon Clark director; Roy Langsdon, John Platt screenplay; Laura Harring, Jeff James, Angela Moya, Sid Haig, Shannon Farnon, Linden Chiles, Pilar Del Rey, Ruben Moreno, Barbra Brighton, Richard Lynch, Kid Creole Drama Live Action
Lambada Cannon Films Joel Silberg director/screenplay; Sheldon Renan screenplay; J Eddie Peck, Melora Hardin, Adolfo "Shabba-Doo" Quinones, Leticia Vasquez, Dennis Burkley, Rita Bland, Ricky Paull Goldin, Kristina Starman, Matt Feemster, Kayla Blake, Keene Curtis, Lauren Gale, Basil Hofman Drama Live Action
Lord of the Flies Columbia Pictures Harry Hook director; Jay Presson Allen screenplay; Balthazar Getty, Chris Furrh, Danuel Pipoly Thriller Live Action
Nuns on the Run 20th Century Fox Jonathan Lynn director/screenplay; Eric Idle, Robbie Coltrane, Camille Coduri, Janet Suzman, Doris Hare Comedy Live Action
23 Pretty Woman Touchstone Pictures Garry Marshall director; J F Lawton screenplay; Julia Roberts, Richard Gere, Hector Elizondo, Jason Alexander, Laura San Giacomo, Ralph Bellamy Romance, Comedy Live Action
A Shock to the System Corsair Pictures Jan Egleson director; Andrew Klavan screenplay; Michael Caine, Elizabeth McGovern, Swoosie Kurtz Crime, Thriller Live Action
30 Opportunity Knocks Universal Studios Donald Petrie director; Mitchel Katlin, Nat Bernstein screenplay; Dana Carvey, Robert Loggia, Todd Graff, Julia Campbell, James Tolkan Comedy Live Action
Side Out TriStar Pictures Peter Israelson director; David Thoreau screenplay; C Thomas Howell, Peter Horton, Courtney Thorne-Smith Sports Live Action
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles New Line Cinema Steve Barron director; Todd W Langen, Bobby Herbeck screenplay; Judith Hoag, Elias Koteas, Josh Pais, Robbie Rist, Corey Feldman, Brian Tochi, Kevin Clash Action, Comedy, Martial Arts, Fantasy Live Action
31 The Ambulance Triumph Releasing Corporation Larry Cohen director/screenplay; Eric Roberts, James Earl Jones, Red Buttons, Megan Gallagher Thriller Live Action

April–Juneedit

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3 Catchfire Vestron Pictures Dennis Hopper director; Rachel Kronstadt Mann, Ann Louise Bardach, Alex Cox, Tod Davies screenplay; Jodie Foster, Dennis Hopper, Fred Ward Action, Thriller, Drama Live Action
6 Cry-Baby Universal Studios John Waters director/screenplay; Johnny Depp, Amy Locane, Polly Bergen, Susan Tyrrell, Iggy Pop, Ricki Lake, Traci Lords Romance, Comedy, Musical Live Action
Ernest Goes to Jail Touchstone Pictures John R Cherry III director; Charlie Cohen screenplay; Jim Varney, Gailard Sartain, Bill Byrge Comedy Live Action
The First Power Orion Pictures Robert Resnikoff director/screenplay; Lou Diamond Phillips, Jeff Kober, Mykelti Williamson, Tracy Griffith, Dennis Lipscomb, Carmen Argenziano, Clayton Landey Horror Live Action
I Love You to Death TriStar Pictures Lawrence Kasdan director; John Kostmayer screenplay; Kevin Kline, Tracey Ullman, Joan Plowright, River Phoenix, William Hurt, Keanu Reeves Comedy Live Action
13 Crazy People Paramount Pictures Tony Bill director; Mitch Markowitz screenplay; Dudley Moore, Daryl Hannah, Paul Reiser, J T Walsh, Danton Stone Comedy Live Action
20 Lisa Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / United Artists Gary Sherman director/screenplay; Karen Clark screenplay; Cheryl Ladd Drama, Thriller Live Action
Miami Blues Orion Pictures George Armitage director/screenplay; Alec Baldwin, Fred Ward, Jennifer Jason Leigh Action, Crime, Thriller Live Action
27 The Guardian Universal Studios William Friedkin director/screenplay; Stephen Volk, Dan Greenburg screenplay; Jenny Seagrove, Dwier Brown, Carey Lowell Horror Live Action
Q&A TriStar Pictures Sidney Lumet director/screenplay; Nick Nolte, Timothy Hutton, Armand Assante, Luis Guzmán Crime Live Action
Spaced Invaders Touchstone Pictures Patrick Read Johnson| director/screenplay; Scott Lawrence Alexander screenplay; Douglas Barr, Ariana Richards, Royal Dano, Gregg Berger, Wayne Alexander Sci-Fi, Comedy Live Action
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4 Short Time 20th Century Fox Gregg Champion director; John Blumenthal, Michael Berry screenplay; Dabney Coleman, Matt Frewer, Teri Garr Action, Comedy, Crime Live Action
Tales from the Darkside: The Movie Paramount Pictures John Harrison director; Michael McDowell, George A Romero screenplay; Deborah Harry, Christian Slater, David Johansen, William Hickey, James Remar, Rae Dawn Chong Horror Live Action
11 Class of 1999 Lightning Pictures Mark L Lester director; C Courtney Joyner, Bradley Gregg screenplay; Bradley Gregg, Traci Lind, Malcolm McDowell, Stacy Keach, Patrick Kilpatrick, Pam Grier, John P Ryan, Darren E Burrows, Joshua John Miller Sci-Fi Live Action
Far Out Man New Line Cinema Tommy Chong director/screenplay; Tommy Chong, C Thomas Howell, Rae Dawn Chong, Shelby Chong, Paris Chong, Martin Mull, Judd Nelson, Michael Winslow, Cheech Marin, Paul Bartel Comedy Live Action
A Show of Force Paramount Pictures Bruno Barreto director; Evan Jones, John Strong screenplay; Amy Irving, Andy García, Lou Diamond Phillips, Robert Duvall, Erik Estrada Thriller Live Action
18 Cadillac Man Orion Pictures Roger Donaldson director; Ken Friedman screenplay; Robin Williams, Tim Robbins, Pamela Reed, Fran Drescher, Lauren Tom Comedy Live Action
Bird on a Wire Universal Studios John Badham director; Louis Venosta, David Seltzer screenplay; Mel Gibson, Goldie Hawn, David Carradine, Bill Duke, Stephen Tobolowsky, Joan Severance Action, Comedy Live Action
22 The Swordsman Film Workshop King Hu director; Kwan Man-leung screenplay; Sam Hui, Cecilia Yip, Jacky Cheung, Sharla Cheung, Fennie Yuen Action Live Action
25 Back to the Future Part III Universal Studios Robert Zemeckis director; Bob Gale screenplay; Michael J Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Mary Steenburgen, Thomas F Wilson, Lea Thompson Sci-Fi, Comedy, Western Live Action
Fire Birds Touchstone Pictures David Green director; Nick Thiel, Paul F Edwards screenplay; Nicolas Cage, Tommy Lee Jones, Sean Young Action, Thriller Live Action
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1 Frankenhooker Shapiro-Glickenhaus Entertainment Frank Henenlotter director/screenplay; Robert "Bob" Martin screenplay; Patty Mullen, Louise Lasser, James Lorinz Comedy, Horror Live Action
Total Recall TriStar Pictures Paul Verhoeven director; Ronald Shusett, Dan O'Bannon, Gary Goldman screenplay; Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sharon Stone, Rachel Ticotin, Michael Ironside, Ronny Cox Sci-Fi, Action Live Action
6 Another 48 Hrs Paramount Pictures Walter Hill director; John Fasano, Jeb Stuart, Larry Gross screenplay; Eddie Murphy, Nick Nolte Action, Crime, Comedy Live Action
15 Dick Tracy Touchstone Pictures Warren Beatty director; Jim Cash, Jack Epps, Jr screenplay; Warren Beatty, Madonna, Al Pacino, Charlie Korsmo, Glenne Headly, Dick Van Dyke, Charles Durning, Dustin Hoffman, Paul Sorvino, James Caan, Mandy Patinkin, William Forsythe, Ed O'Ross, R G Armstrong Action Live Action
Gremlins 2: The New Batch Warner Bros Joe Dante director; Charles S Haas screenplay; Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, John Glover, Robert Prosky, Robert Picardo, Christopher Lee Comedy, Horror Live Action
22 Betsy's Wedding Touchstone Pictures Alan Alda director/screenplay; Alan Alda, Molly Ringwald, Ally Sheedy, Madeline Kahn, Joe Pesci, Joey Bishop, Anthony LaPaglia, Burt Young, Catherine O'Hara Comedy Live Action
RoboCop 2 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer \ Live Entertainment \ Orion Pictures Irvin Kershner director; Frank Miller, Walon Green screenplay; Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Dan O'Herlihy, Belinda Bauer, Tom Noonan, Gabriel Damon Sci-Fi, Action Live Action
27 Days of Thunder Paramount Pictures Tony Scott director; Robert Towne screenplay; Tom Cruise, Robert Duvall, Randy Quaid, Nicole Kidman, Cary Elwes Sports Live Action
29 Ghost Dad Universal Studios Sidney Poitier director; Brent Maddock, S S Wilson, Chris Reese| screenplay; Bill Cosby, Kimberly Russell, Salim Grant, Denise Nicholas, Ian Bannen, Christine Ebersole, Barry Corbin Comedy, Fantasy Live Action

July–Septemberedit

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1 A Cry in the Wild Concorde Pictures Mark Griffiths director; Gary Paulsen, Catherine Cyran screenplay; Jared Rushton, Pamela Sue Martin, Stephen Meadows, Ned Beatty Drama Live Action
4 Die Hard 2 20th Century Fox Renny Harlin director; Steven E de Souza, Doug Richardson screenplay; Bruce Willis, Bonnie Bedelia, William Atherton, Reginald VelJohnson, Franco Nero, William Sadler, John Amos Action, Thriller Live Action
6 Jetsons: The Movie Universal Studios William Hanna, Joseph Barbera director; Dennis Marks screenplay; George O'Hanlon, Penny Singleton, Tiffany, Patric Zimmerman, Don Messick, Jean Vander Pyl, Mel Blanc Comedy, Family Animation
11 The Adventures of Ford Fairlane 20th Century Fox Renny Harlin director; Daniel Waters, James Cappe, David Arnott screenplay; Andrew Dice Clay, Wayne Newton, Priscilla Presley, Lauren Holly, Maddie Corman, David Patrick Kelly, Morris Day, Ed O'Neill, Robert Englund Action, Comedy Live Action
13 Ghost Paramount Pictures Jerry Zucker director; Bruce Joel Rubin screenplay; Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Tony Goldwyn, Rick Aviles, Vincent Schiavelli, Gail Boggs, Armelia McQueen Romance, Fantasy, Thriller Live Action
The Invisible Maniac Republic Pictures Adam Rifkin director/screenplay; Noel Peters Drama Live Action
Quick Change Warner Bros Howard Franklin, Bill Murray director; Howard Franklin screenplay; Bill Murray, Geena Davis, Randy Quaid, Jason Robards Comedy Live Action
18 Arachnophobia Hollywood Pictures Frank Marshall director; Don Jakoby, Wesley Strick screenplay; Jeff Daniels, Julian Sands, Harley Jane Kozak, John Goodman Comedy, Horror Live Action
20 The Freshman TriStar Pictures Andrew Bergman director/screenplay; Marlon Brando, Matthew Broderick, Bruno Kirby, Penelope Ann Miller Crime, Comedy Live Action
Navy SEALs Orion Pictures Lewis Teague director; Chuck Pfarrer, Gary Goldman screenplay; Charlie Sheen, Michael Biehn, Joanne Whalley-Kilmer, Rick Rossovich, Cyril O'Reilly, Bill Paxton, Dennis Haysbert Action Live Action
26 Blood Oath Roadshow Entertainment Stephen Wallace director; Denis Whitburn, Brian A Williams screenplay; Bryan Brown, George Takei, Terry O'Quinn, John Bach, John Clarke, Deborah Kara Unger, John Polson, Nicholas Eadie, David Argue, Ray Barrett Drama Live Action
27 Presumed Innocent Warner Bros Alan J Pakula director/screenplay; Frank Pierson screenplay; Harrison Ford, Brian Dennehy, Raúl Juliá, Bonnie Bedelia, Paul Winfield, Greta Scacchi Thriller Live Action
Problem Child Universal Studios Dennis Dugan director; Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski screenplay; John Ritter, Jack Warden, Michael Oliver actor, Gilbert Gottfried, Amy Yasbeck, Michael Richards Comedy Live Action
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1 Young Guns II 20th Century Fox Geoff Murphy director; John Fusco screenplay; Emilio Estevez, Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond Phillips, Christian Slater, William Petersen, James Coburn, Alan Ruck, Balthazar Getty Western Live Action
3 DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp Walt Disney Pictures Bob Hathcock director; Alan Burnett screenplay; Alan Young, Rip Taylor, Christopher Lloyd, Russi Taylor, Terrence McGovern Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy Animation
Metropolitan New Line Cinema Whit Stillman director/screenplay; Carolyn Farina, Edward Clements, Taylor Nichols, Chris Eigeman, Allison Parisi, Dylan Hundley Comedy, Drama Live Action
Mo' Better Blues Universal Studios Spike Lee director/screenplay; Denzel Washington, Spike Lee, Wesley Snipes, Giancarlo Esposito, Robin Harris, Joie Lee, Bill Nunn, John Turturro, Dick Anthony Williams, Cynda Williams Drama Live Action
10 Air America TriStar Pictures Roger Spottiswoode director; Christopher Robbins, John Eskow, Richard Rush screenplay; Mel Gibson, Robert Downey, Jr, Nancy Travis, David Marshall Grant, Michael Dudikoff, Lane Smith Action, Comedy Live Action
Flatliners Columbia Pictures Joel Schumacher director; Peter Filardi screenplay; Kiefer Sutherland, Julia Roberts, William Baldwin, Oliver Platt, Kevin Bacon Sci-Fi, Drama, Thriller Live Action
The Two Jakes Paramount Pictures Jack Nicholson director; Robert Towne screenplay; Jack Nicholson, Harvey Keitel, Meg Tilly, Madeleine Stowe Mystery, Thriller Live Action
17 The Exorcist III 20th Century Fox William Peter Blatty director/screenplay; George C Scott, Ed Flanders, Jason Miller, Scott Wilson, Brad Dourif Horror Live Action
My Blue Heaven Warner Bros Herbert Ross director; Nora Ephron screenplay; Steve Martin, Rick Moranis, Joan Cusack, Carol Kane, William Irwin Comedy Live Action
Taking Care of Business Hollywood Pictures Arthur Hiller director; Jill Mazursky, J J Abrams screenplay; James Belushi, Charles Grodin, Anne De Salvo, Loryn Locklin, Stephen Elliott, Héctor Elizondo, Veronica Hamel, Mako, Gates McFadden, John de Lancie Comedy Live Action
Wild at Heart The Samuel Goldwyn Company David Lynch director/screenplay; Nicolas Cage, Laura Dern, Willem Dafoe, Crispin Glover, Diane Ladd, Isabella Rossellini, Harry Dean Stanton Crime, Thriller Live Action
22 Pump Up the Volume New Line Cinema Allan Moyle director/screenplay; Christian Slater, Samantha Mathis, Mimi Kennedy, Scott Paulin, Cheryl Pollak, Annie Ross, Ahmet Zappa, Billy Morrissette, Seth Green, Robert Schenkkan, Ellen Greene, Andy Romano, Anthony Lucero, Lala Sloatman, James Hampton Comedy, Drama Live Action
24 After Dark, My Sweet Avenue Pictures James Foley director/screenplay; Robert Redlin screenplay; Jason Patric, Rocky Giordani, Rachel Ward, Bruce Dern Thriller Live Action
Darkman Universal Studios Sam Raimi director/screenplay; Chuck Pfarrer, Ivan Raimi, Daniel Goldin, Joshua Goldin screenplay; Liam Neeson, Frances McDormand, Colin Friels, Larry Drake Action, Thriller Live Action
Delta Force 2: The Colombian Connection Cannon Films Aaron Norris director; Lee Reynolds screenplay; Chuck Norris, Billy Drago, John P Ryan, Richard Jaeckel, Paul Perri, Mark Margolis Action Live Action
Dreams Warner Bros Ishirō Honda director; Akira Kurosawa director/screenplay; Akira Terao, Martin Scorsese, Mitsunori Isaki, Chishū Ryū, Mieko Harada Drama Live Action
Men at Work Triumph Films Emilio Estevez director/screenplay; Charlie Sheen, Emilio Estevez, Leslie Hope, Keith David, Dean Cameron, John Getz Comedy Live Action
The Witches Warner Bros Nicolas Roeg director; Allan Scott screenplay; Jasen Fisher, Anjelica Huston, Mai Zetterling, Rowan Atkinson Comedy, Fantasy Live Action
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12 Postcards from the Edge Columbia Pictures Mike Nichols director; Carrie Fisher screenplay; Meryl Streep, Shirley MacLaine, Dennis Quaid, Gene Hackman, Rob Reiner Comedy, Drama Live Action
14 Death Warrant Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Deran Sarafian director; David S Goyer screenplay; Jean-Claude Van Damme, Robert Guillaume, Cynthia Gibb, George Dickerson, Art LaFleur, Patrick Kilpatrick, Joshua John Miller, Hank Stone, Conrad Dunn, Jack Bannon, Abdul Salaam El Razzac, Armin Shimerman Action Live Action
Hardware Palace Pictures / Miramax Films Richard Stanley director; Steve MacManus, Kevin O'Neill, Richard Stanley screenplay; Dylan McDermott, Stacey Travis, John Lynch, Iggy Pop, Carl McCoy Sci-Fi, Horror Live Action
Repossessed Seven Arts Pictures Bob Logan director; Bob Logan screenplay; Leslie Nielsen, Linda Blair, Ned Beatty, Anthony Starke Comedy Live Action
State of Grace Orion Pictures Phil Joanou director; Dennis McIntyre screenplay; Sean Penn, Ed Harris, Gary Oldman, Robin Wright, John Turturro, John C Reilly Thriller Live Action
White Hunter Black Heart Warner Bros Clint Eastwood director; Peter Viertel, James Bridges, Burt Kennedy screenplay; Clint Eastwood, Jeff Fahey, George Dzundza, Alun Armstrong, Marisa Berenson Thriller Live Action
19 Goodfellas Warner Bros Martin Scorsese director/screenplay; Nicholas Pileggi screenplay; Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco, Paul Sorvino Crime Live Action
21 Don't Tell Her It's Me Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Malcolm Mowbray director; Sarah Bird screenplay; Steve Guttenberg, Jami Gertz, Shelley Long, Kyle MacLachlan Romance, Comedy Live Action
Funny About Love Paramount Pictures Leonard Nimoy director; Norman Steinberg, David Frankel screenplay; Gene Wilder, Christine Lahti, Mary Stuart Masterson Romance, Comedy Live Action
Narrow Margin TriStar Pictures Peter Hyams director/screenplay; Gene Hackman, Anne Archer, J T Walsh, M Emmet Walsh Thriller Live Action
28 I Come in Peace Triumph Releasing Corporation Craig R Baxley director; Jonathan Tydor, Leonard Maas, Jr, David Koepp, John Kamps screenplay; Dolph Lundgren, Brian Benben, Betsy Brantley, Matthias Hues, Jay Bilas, Jim Haynie, David Ackroyd, Sam Anderson Action, Sci-Fi Live Action
King of New York Seven Arts Pictures Abel Ferrara director; Nicholas St John screenplay; Christopher Walken, Laurence Fishburne, David Caruso, Wesley Snipes Crime, Drama Live Action
Pacific Heights 20th Century Fox John Schlesinger director; Daniel Pyne screenplay; Melanie Griffith, Matthew Modine, Michael Keaton, Laurie Metcalf, Mako, Carl Lumbly, Dorian Harewood Thriller Live Action
Texasville Columbia Pictures Peter Bogdanovich director/screenplay; Jeff Bridges, Timothy Bottoms, Cybill Shepherd, Cloris Leachman, Randy Quaid, Annie Potts, William McNamara Drama Live Action

October–Decemberedit

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5 Avalon Tristar Pictures Barry Levinson director/screenplay; Armin Mueller-Stahl, Elizabeth Perkins, Joan Plowright, Aidan Quinn Drama Live Action
Desperate Hours Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Michael Cimino director; Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal screenplay; Mickey Rourke, Anthony Hopkins, Mimi Rogers, Lindsay Crouse, Kelly Lynch, David Morse, Elias Koteas, Shawnee Smith Crime, Drama Live Action
Henry & June Universal Studios Philip Kaufman director/screenplay; Rose Kaufman screenplay; Fred Ward, Uma Thurman, Richard E Grant, Maria de Medeiros, Kevin Spacey Biography, Drama Live Action
Marked for Death 20th Century Fox Dwight H Little director; Michael Grais, Mark Victor screenplay; Steven Seagal, Basil Wallace, Keith David, Tom Wright, Joanna Pacuła, Elizabeth Gracen, Bette Ford Action Live Action
Miller's Crossing 20th Century Fox Joel Coen, Ethan Coen director/screenplay; Gabriel Byrne, Marcia Gay Harden, John Turturro, Jon Polito, J E Freeman, Albert Finney Crime Live Action
Shakma Castle Hill Productions / Quest Entertainment Hugh Parks, Tom Logan director; Roger Engle screenplay; Christopher Atkins, Amanda Wyss, Ari Meyers, Roddy McDowall Horror Live Action
12 Memphis Belle Warner Bros Michael Caton-Jones director; Monte Merrick screenplay; Matthew Modine, Eric Stoltz, Tate Donovan, D B Sweeney, Billy Zane, Sean Astin, Harry Connick, Jr, Reed Diamond, Courtney Gains, Neil Giuntoli, David Strathairn, John Lithgow, Jane Horrocks, Mac McDonald Action, Drama Live Action
Mr Destiny Touchstone Pictures James Orr director/screenplay; Jim Cruickshank screenplay; James Belushi, Linda Hamilton, Jon Lovitz, Hart Bochner, Rene Russo, Michael Caine Comedy Live Action
To Sleep with Anger The Samuel Goldwyn Company Charles Burnett director/screenplay; Danny Glover, Richard Brooks, Paul Butler, Mary Alice Drama Live Action
Troll 2 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Claudio Fragasso director/screenplay; Michael Stephenson, George Hardy, Margo Prey, Connie McFarland, Deborah Reed, Jason F Wright, Darren Ewing, Jason Steadman, Ethan Sarphie Horror, Fantasy Live Action
Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael Paramount Pictures Jim Abrahams director; Karen Leigh Hopkins screenplay; Winona Ryder, Jeff Daniels Comedy, Drama Live Action
19 Night of the Living Dead Columbia Pictures Tom Savini director; George A Romero screenplay; Tony Todd, Patricia Tallman Horror Live Action
Quigley Down Under Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Simon Wincer director; John Hill screenplay; Tom Selleck, Laura San Giacomo, Alan Rickman Western Live Action
White Palace Universal Studios Luis Mandoki director; Ted Tally, Alvin Sargent screenplay; Susan Sarandon, James Spader, Jason Alexander, Kathy Bates, Eileen Brennan, Steven Hill, Rachel Chagall, Corey Parker, Renée Taylor, Jonathan Penner, Barbara Howard, Kim Myers, Mitzi McCall Romance, Drama Live Action
26 Graveyard Shift Paramount Pictures Ralph S Singleton director; John Esposito screenplay; David Andrews, Kelly Wolf, Stephen Macht, Brad Dourif Horror Live Action
The Hot Spot Orion Pictures Dennis Hopper director; Nona Tyson screenplay; Don Johnson, Virginia Madsen, Jennifer Connelly Thriller Live Action
Sibling Rivalry Columbia Pictures Carl Reiner director; Martha Goldhirsh screenplay; Kirstie Alley, Sam Elliott, Jami Gertz, Bill Pullman, Carrie Fisher, Scott Bakula, Ed O'Neill Comedy Live Action
Soultaker AIP Home Video Michael Rissi director; Vivian Schilling screenplay; Joe Estevez, Vivian Schilling, Gregg Thomsen, Chuck Williams, Robert Z'Dar, David "Shark" Fralick, Jean Reiner Fantasy, Horror Live Action
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2 China Cry Parakletus James F Collier director/screenplay; Julia Nickson, France Nuyen, James Shigeta Biography Live Action
Frankenstein Unbound 20th Century Fox Roger Corman director/screenplay; FX Feeney screenplay; John Hurt, Raúl Juliá, Nick Brimble, Bridget Fonda, Catherine Rabett, Jason Patric, Michael Hutchence Horror Live Action
Graffiti Bridge Warner Bros Prince director/screenplay; Prince, Ingrid Chavez, Morris Day, Jerome Benton, George Clinton, Tevin Campbell, Mavis Staples Musical, Drama Live Action
Jacob's Ladder Carolco Pictures Adrian Lyne director; Bruce Joel Rubin screenplay; Tim Robbins, Elizabeth Peña, Danny Aiello, Matt Craven Horror Live Action
9 Child's Play 2 Universal Studios John Lafia director; Don Mancini screenplay; Alex Vincent, Jenny Agutter, Gerrit Graham, Christine Elise, Grace Zabriskie, Brad Dourif Horror, Comedy Live Action
Guns Malibu Bay Films Andy Sidaris director/screenplay; Erik Estrada, Dona Speir, Devin DeVasquez, Danny Trejo, Cynthia Brimhall Action Live Action
The Krays Rank Film Distributors Peter Medak director; Philip Ridley screenplay; Martin Kemp, Gary Kemp, Billie Whitelaw, Tom Bell Drama Live Action
16 Home Alone 20th Century Fox Chris Columbus director; John Hughes screenplay; Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, John Heard, Catherine O'Hara, Roberts Blossom Comedy, Family Live Action
The Rescuers Down Under Walt Disney Pictures Hendel Butoy, Mike Gabriel director; Jim Cox, Karey Kirkpatrick, Byron Simpson, Joe Ranft screenplay; Bob Newhart, Eva Gabor, John Candy, Tristan Rogers, Adam Ryen, George C Scott, Frank Welker, Wayne Robson, Russi Taylor, Bernard Fox, Douglas Seale Adventure Animation
Rocky V United Artists John G Avildsen director; Sylvester Stallone screenplay; Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Sage Stallone, Tommy Morrison, Burgess Meredith Sports, Drama Live Action
21 Dances with Wolves Orion Pictures Kevin Costner director; Michael Blake screenplay; Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene, Rodney A Grant Western Live Action
The Nutcracker Prince Lacewood Productions Paul Schibli director; Patricia Watson screenplay; Kiefer Sutherland, Megan Follows Romance, Fantasy Animation
Predator 2 20th Century Fox Stephen Hopkins director; Jim Thomas, John Thomas screenplay; Danny Glover, Gary Busey, Rubén Blades, María Conchita Alonso, Bill Paxton, Robert Davi Action, Sci-Fi Live Action
Robot Jox Empire Pictures Stuart Gordon director; Joe Haldeman screenplay; Gary Graham, Anne-Marie Johnson, Paul Koslo Sci-Fi Live Action
Three Men and a Little Lady Touchstone Pictures Emile Ardolino director; Charlie Peters screenplay; Tom Selleck, Steve Guttenberg, Ted Danson, Nancy Travis, Christopher Cazenove, Robin Weisman, Fiona Shaw Comedy Live Action
30 Misery Columbia Pictures Rob Reiner director; William Goldman screenplay; James Caan, Kathy Bates, Lauren Bacall, Richard Farnsworth, Frances Sternhagen Horror Live Action
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1 Cyrano de Bergerac Orion Classics Jean-Paul Rappeneau director/screenplay; Jean-Claude Carrière, Edmond Rostand screenplay; Gérard Depardieu, Anne Brochet, Vincent Pérez Comedy, Drama Live Action
7 The Rookie Warner Bros Clint Eastwood director; Scott Spiegel, Boaz Yakin screenplay; Clint Eastwood, Charlie Sheen, Raúl Juliá, Sônia Braga, Tom Skerritt, Lara Flynn Boyle Action Live Action
12 Havana Universal Studios Sydney Pollack director; Judith Rascoe, David Rayfiel screenplay; Robert Redford, Lena Olin, Raúl Juliá, Alan Arkin Drama Live Action
The Sheltering Sky Warner Bros Bernardo Bertolucci director/screenplay; Mark Peploe screenplay; Debra Winger, John Malkovich, Campbell Scott Drama Live Action
14 Edward Scissorhands 20th Century Fox Tim Burton director; Caroline Thompson screenplay; Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Dianne Wiest, Anthony Michael Hall, Kathy Baker, Vincent Price, Alan Arkin Fantasy, Romance Live Action
Look Who's Talking Too TriStar Pictures Amy Heckerling director/screenplay; Neal Israel screenplay; John Travolta, Kirstie Alley, Olympia Dukakis, Elias Koteas, Bruce Willis, Roseanne Barr, Damon Wayans Comedy Live Action
Mermaids Orion Pictures Richard Benjamin director; June Roberts screenplay; Cher, Bob Hoskins, Winona Ryder, Michael Schoeffling, Christina Ricci Comedy, Drama Live Action
19 Almost an Angel Paramount Pictures John Cornell director; Paul Hogan screenplay; Paul Hogan, Elias Koteas, Linda Kozlowski Crime Live Action
The Russia House Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Fred Schepisi director; Tom Stoppard screenplay; Sean Connery, Michelle Pfeiffer, Roy Scheider, James Fox, John Mahoney, J T Walsh, Klaus Maria Brandauer Action Live Action
20 Awakenings Columbia Pictures Penny Marshall director; Steven Zaillian screenplay; Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, John Heard, Julie Kavner, Penelope Ann Miller, Max Von Sydow Drama Live Action
21 The Bonfire of the Vanities Warner Bros Brian De Palma director; Michael Cristofer screenplay; Tom Hanks, Bruce Willis, Melanie Griffith, Kim Cattrall, Saul Rubinek, Morgan Freeman Drama, Comedy Live Action
Kindergarten Cop Universal Studios Ivan Reitman director; Murray Salem, Herschel Weingrod, Timothy Harris screenplay; Arnold Schwarzenegger, Penelope Ann Miller, Pamela Reed, Linda Hunt, Carroll Baker Comedy, Thriller Live Action
25 The Godfather Part III Paramount Pictures Francis Ford Coppola director/screenplay; Mario Puzo screenplay; Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, Talia Shire, Andy García, Eli Wallach, Joe Mantegna, George Hamilton, Bridget Fonda, Sofia Coppola Crime, Drama Live Action

Notable films released in 1990edit

USA except where noted

A-Dedit

A

  • The Adventures of Ford Fairlane, starring Andrew Dice Clay
  • After Dark, My Sweet, starring Jason Patric, Rachel Ward, Bruce Dern
  • Air America, directed by Roger Spottiswoode, starring Mel Gibson and Robert Downey, Jr
  • Alice, directed by Woody Allen, starring Mia Farrow
  • The Ambulance, starring Eric Roberts
  • American Ninja 4: The Annihilation
  • Angel Town
  • Another 48 Hrs, starring Eddie Murphy and Nick Nolte
  • Arachnophobia, starring Jeff Daniels
  • Avalon, directed by Barry Levinson, starring Aidan Quinn, Elizabeth Perkins, Kevin Pollak
  • Awakenings, directed by Penny Marshall, starring Robin Williams and Robert De Niro

B

  • Back to the Future Part III, starring Michael J Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Mary Steenburgen
  • Bad Influence, starring James Spader and Rob Lowe
  • Betsy's Wedding, directed by and starring Alan Alda, with Molly Ringwald, Ally Sheedy, Madeline Kahn
  • The Big Man aka Crossing the Line, starring Liam Neeson, Joanne Whalley and Billy Connolly
  • The Big Steal
  • Bird on a Wire, starring Mel Gibson and Goldie Hawn
  • Blind Fury, starring Rutger Hauer
  • Blue Steel, starring Jamie Lee Curtis
  • Boiling Point, directed by Takeshi Kitano, starring Beat Takeshi
  • The Bonfire of the Vanities, directed by Brian De Palma, starring Tom Hanks, Bruce Willis, Melanie Griffith
  • Bride of Re-Animator

C

  • Cadence, starring Charlie Sheen and Martin Sheen
  • Cadillac Man, starring Robin Williams and Tim Robbins
  • Captain America, starring Matt Salinger
  • Childhood Days – Japan Academy Prize for Picture of the Year
  • Child's Play 2, starring Jenny Agutter
  • China Cry
  • City Hunter: Bay City Wars
  • Class of 1999, starring Malcolm McDowell and Pam Grier
  • Close-Up – Iran
  • Coins in the Fountain, starring Loni Anderson
  • Come See the Paradise, starring Dennis Quaid and Tamlyn Tomita
  • The Comfort of Strangers, starring Natasha Richardson and Helen Mirren
  • Crash and Burn
  • Cry-Baby, directed by John Waters, starring Johnny Depp
  • Cyrano de Bergerac, starring Gérard Depardieu – Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film

D

  • Dances with Wolves, directed by and starring Kevin Costner – Academy and Golden Globe drama Awards for Best Picture
  • Darkman, starring Liam Neeson
  • Days of Being Wild, directed by Wong Kar-wai, starring Leslie Cheung, Maggie Cheung and Andy Lau
  • Days of Thunder, starring Tom Cruise, Robert Duvall, Nicole Kidman
  • Death Warrant, starring Jean-Claude Van Damme
  • Dei tau lung Dragon Fighter
  • Delta Force 2: The Colombian Connection, starring Chuck Norris
  • Denial
  • Desperate Hours, directed by Michael Cimino, starring Anthony Hopkins and Mickey Rourke
  • Dick Tracy, directed by and starring Warren Beatty, with Madonna, Glenne Headly, Al Pacino
  • Die Hard 2, starring Bruce Willis
  • Downtown, starring Anthony Edwards and Forest Whitaker
  • Dreams, directed by Akira Kurosawa
  • DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp

E-Kedit

E

  • Edward Scissorhands, directed by Tim Burton, starring Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Dianne Wiest
  • The End of Innocence, directed by and starring Dyan Cannon
  • Ernest Goes to Jail, starring Jim Varney
  • Europa Europa – Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film for 1991
  • The Exorcist III, starring George C Scott

F

  • Fantasia restored version
  • La Femme Nikita, directed by Luc Besson
  • The Field, starring Richard Harris
  • Fire Birds, starring Nicolas Cage and Tommy Lee Jones
  • The First Power, starring Lou Diamond Phillips
  • Flashback, starring Kiefer Sutherland and Dennis Hopper
  • Flatliners, directed by Joel Schumacher, starring Kiefer Sutherland, Julia Roberts, Kevin Bacon
  • The Fourth War, starring Roy Schneider and Jürgen Prochnow
  • Frankenstein Unbound, starring John Hurt
  • The Freshman, starring Marlon Brando and Matthew Broderick
  • Funny About Love, directed by Leonard Nimoy, starring Gene Wilder and Christine Lahti

G

  • Ghost, starring Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg
  • The Godfather Part III, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, starring Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, Talia Shire, Andy García, Joe Mantegna, Sofia Coppola
  • Goodfellas, directed by Martin Scorsese, starring Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco, Paul Sorvino
  • Graffiti Bridge, directed by and starring Prince
  • Green Card, starring Gérard Depardieu and Andie MacDowell – Golden Globe Award for Best Picture Musical or Comedy
  • Gremlins 2: The New Batch
  • The Grifters, starring Anjelica Huston, John Cusack, Annette Bening
  • The Guardian, directed by William Friedkin
  • The Guyver

H

  • Hamlet, directed by Franco Zeffirelli, starring Mel Gibson, Glenn Close, Helena Bonham Carter
  • The Handmaid's Tale, directed by Volker Schlöndorff, starring Natasha Richardson, Faye Dunaway, Robert Duvall
  • Hard to Kill, starring Steven Seagal
  • Havana, directed by Sydney Pollack, starring Robert Redford, Lena Olin, Raúl Juliá
  • Heart Condition, starring Bob Hoskins, and Denzel Washington
  • Heaven and Earth
  • Henry & June, starring Fred Ward, Maria de Medeiros and Uma Thurman
  • Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer
  • Hidden Agenda, directed by Ken Loach, starring Frances McDormand
  • Home Alone, starring Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern
  • The Hot Spot, directed by Dennis Hopper, starring Don Johnson, Jennifer Connelly, Virginia Madsen
  • House Party
  • The Hunt for Red October, starring Sean Connery and Alec Baldwin, directed by John McTiernan

I

  • I Come in Peace, starring Dolph Lundgren
  • I Love You to Death, starring Kevin Kline and Tracey Ullman
  • Internal Affairs, directed by Mike Figgis, starring Richard Gere and Andy García

J

  • Jacob's Ladder, starring Tim Robbins, directed by Adrian Lyne
  • Jetsons: The Movie
  • Joe Versus the Volcano, starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan
  • John & Brandy
  • Journey of Hope Reise der Hoffnung – Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film
  • Ju Dou, directed by Zhang Yimou and Yang Fengliang, starring Gong Li

K

  • Kindergarten Cop, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • King of New York, directed by Abel Ferrara, starring Christopher Walken, Wesley Snipes, Laurence Fishburne
  • The Krays, directed by Peter Medak, starring Martin Kemp, Gary Kemp, Billie Whitelaw

L-Qedit

L

  • Larks on a String Skrivánci na niti – Golden Bear award
  • Last of the Finest
  • Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III
  • The Lemon Sisters, starring Diane Keaton
  • Life Is Sweet, directed by Mike Leigh, starring Jim Broadbent
  • Lionheart, starring Jean-Claude Van Damme
  • Longtime Companion, starring Bruce Davison
  • The Long Walk Home, starring Sissy Spacek and Whoopi Goldberg
  • Look Who's Talking Too, starring John Travolta and Kirstie Alley
  • Loose Cannons, starring Gene Hackman and Dan Aykroyd
  • Lord of the Flies, starring Balthazar Getty
  • Love at Large, starring Tom Berenger

M

  • Mack the Knife, starring Raúl Juliá and Richard Harris
  • A Man Called Sarge, starring Gary Kroeger and Marc Singer
  • Marked for Death, starring Steven Seagal
  • The Match Factory Girl, directed by Aki Kaurismäki, starring Kati Outinen
  • Memories of a River
  • Memphis Belle, directed by Michael Caton-Jones, starring Matthew Modine, Eric Stoltz, John Lithgow
  • Men at Work, starring Emilio Estevez and Charlie Sheen
  • Mermaids, directed by Richard Benjamin, starring Cher, Bob Hoskins, Winona Ryder, Christina Ricci
  • Metropolitan
  • Miami Blues, starring Fred Ward and Alec Baldwin
  • Midnight Ride, starring Mark Hamill
  • Miller's Crossing, directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, starring Gabriel Byrne, Albert Finney, Marcia Gay Harden
  • Milou in May
  • Misery, directed by Rob Reiner, starring James Caan and Kathy Bates
  • Mo' Better Blues, directed by Spike Lee, starring Denzel Washington, Wesley Snipes, Samuel L Jackson
  • Mountains of the Moon, directed by Bob Rafelson, starring Patrick Bergin
  • Movie In Your Face
  • Mr and Mrs Bridge, starring Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward
  • Mr Destiny, starring James Belushi
  • My Blue Heaven, starring Steve Martin and Rick Moranis
  • My Mother's Castle Le Château de ma mère, directed by Yves Robert, Golden Space Needle award for 1991 – see novel Le Château de ma mère

N

  • Narrow Margin, starring Gene Hackman and Anne Archer
  • The Nasty Girl Das schreckliche Mädchen
  • Navy SEALs, starring Charlie Sheen
  • The NeverEnding Story II: The Next Chapter
  • Nightbreed, starring Craig Sheffer
  • Nuns on the Run, starring Eric Idle and Robbie Coltrane
  • The Nutcracker Prince

P

  • Pacific Heights, directed by John Schlesinger, starring Michael Keaton, Melanie Griffith, Matthew Modine
  • Piece of Cake, directed by Jay Sandrich, starring T K Carter, Cleavant Derricks, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Tonya Lee Williams
  • Postcards from the Edge, directed by Mike Nichols, starring Meryl Streep, Shirley MacLaine, Dennis Quaid
  • Predator 2, starring Danny Glover
  • Presumed Innocent, directed by Alan J Pakula, starring Harrison Ford
  • Pretty Woman, directed by Garry Marshall, starring Julia Roberts and Richard Gere
  • Problem Child, starring John Ritter
  • Pump Up the Volume, directed by Allan Moyle, starring Christian Slater – Golden Space Needle award

Q

  • Q&A, directed by Sidney Lumet, starring Nick Nolte and Timothy Hutton
  • Quick Change, starring Bill Murray, Geena Davis, Randy Quaid
  • Quigley Down Under, starring Tom Selleck and Alan Rickman

R-Zedit

R

  • The Reflecting Skin
  • Repossessed, a parody of The Exorcist, starring Leslie Nielsen and Linda Blair
  • The Rescuers Down Under
  • Revenge, starring Kevin Costner and Anthony Quinn
  • Reversal of Fortune, starring Jeremy Irons, Glenn Close, Ron Silver
  • RoboCop 2, starring Peter Weller and Nancy Allen
  • Robot Jox
  • Rock 'n' Roll High School Forever, starring Corey Feldman
  • Rockula
  • Rocky V, starring Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Tommy Morrison
  • RomeoJuliet
  • The Rookie, starring Clint Eastwood and Charlie Sheen
  • Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead, starring Richard Dreyfuss and Tim Roth – Golden Lion award
  • The Russia House, starring Sean Connery and Michelle Pfeiffer

S

  • The Sheltering Sky, directed by Bernardo Bertolucci, starring Debra Winger and John Malkovich
  • Shipwrecked, starring Gabriel Byrne
  • Short Time, starring Dabney Coleman
  • A Show of Force, starring Amy Irving
  • Shreck
  • Sibling Rivalry, starring Kirstie Alley
  • Side Out, starring Courtney Thorne-Smith and C Thomas Howell
  • Silent Night, Deadly Night 4: Initiation
  • Silent Scream, starring Robert Carlyle
  • Singapore Sling
  • Spaced Invaders, directed by Patrick Read Johnson, starring Douglas Barr, Royal Dano, Ariana Richards, J J Anderson
  • Stanley & Iris, starring Robert De Niro and Jane Fonda
  • State of Grace, starring Sean Penn, Ed Harris, Gary Oldman
  • Stella, starring Bette Midler

T

  • Taking Care of Business, starring James Belushi and Charles Grodin
  • Tales from the Darkside: The Movie
  • Tatie Danielle, starring Tsilla Chelton
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, directed by Steve Barron
  • Tekken
  • Texasville, directed by Peter Bogdanovich, starring Jeff Bridges, Timothy Bottoms, Cybill Shepherd
  • Three Men and a Little Lady, starring Tom Selleck, Steve Guttenberg, Ted Danson
  • Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!, directed by Pedro Almodóvar, starring Antonio Banderas
  • Tilaï
  • Too Much Sun, directed by Robert Downey, Sr, starring Robert Downey, Jr and Eric Idle
  • Total Recall, directed by Paul Verhoeven, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sharon Stone
  • Treasure Island, starring Charlton Heston and Christian Bale
  • Tremors, starring Kevin Bacon and Fred Ward
  • Truly, Madly, Deeply, directed by Anthony Minghella, starring Alan Rickman and Juliet Stevenson
  • The Two Jakes, directed by and starring Jack Nicholson, with Harvey Keitel, Meg Tilly, Eli Wallach

U

  • Uchū no hōsoku
  • Ultra Q The Movie: Legend of the Stars

V

  • Vincent & Theo, starring Tim Roth
  • Vincent and Me

W

  • Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael, starring Winona Ryder
  • Where the Heart Is, starring Dabney Coleman
  • White Hunter Black Heart, directed by and starring Clint Eastwood
  • White Palace, starring Susan Sarandon and James Spader
  • Wild at Heart, directed by David Lynch, starring Nicolas Cage, Laura Dern, Diane Ladd
  • Wild Orchid, starring Mickey Rourke
  • The Witches, directed by Nicolas Roeg, starring Anjelica Huston

Y

  • Young Guns II, starring Emilio Estevez, Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond Phillips, Christian Slater, William Petersen

Birthsedit

  • January 13 – Liam Hemsworth, Australian actor
  • March 1 – Harry Eden, British actor
  • March 24 – Keisha Castle-Hughes, actress
  • April 9 – Kristen Stewart, American actress
  • April 10 – Alex Pettyfer, actor, model
  • April 15 – Emma Watson, British actress, model
  • April 16 – Lorraine Nicholson, American actress
  • April 23 – Dev Patel, British actor
  • May 14 – Sasha Spielberg, American actress, daughter of producer/director Steven Spielberg and actress Kate Capshaw
  • May 16 – Thomas Brodie-Sangster, British actor
  • June 13 – Aaron Taylor-Johnson, British actor
  • July 2 – Margot Robbie, Australian actress
  • July 6 – Jeremy Suarez, actor and voice actor
  • July 16 – James Maslow, actor
  • July 24 – Daveigh Chase, American actress
  • August 10 – Lucas Till, actor
  • August 15 – Jennifer Lawrence, American actress
  • August 17 – Rachel Hurd-Wood, British actress
  • September 9 – Klaudia Tiitsmaa, Estonian actress
  • October 22 – Jonathan Lipnicki, American actor
  • November 2 – Kendall Schmidt, actor
  • December 20 – JoJo, American singer-songwriter and actress

Notable deathsedit

Month Date Name Age Country Profession Notable films
January 2 Alan Hale, Jr 68 USA Actor
  • Hang 'Em High
  • Johnny Dangerously
5 Arthur Kennedy 75 USA Actor
  • Lawrence of Arabia
  • Some Came Running
6 Ian Charleson 40 UK Actor
  • Chariots of Fire
  • Gandhi
6 Peter Cookson 76 USA Actor
  • Swingtime Johnny
  • Detective Kitty O'Day
8 Terry-Thomas 78 UK Actor
  • Bachelor Flat
  • It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
10 Lyle R Wheeler 84 USA Art Director
  • Gone with the Wind
  • The Day the Earth Stood Still
14 John Witty 74 UK Actor
  • The Frightened City
  • The Vault of Horror
15 Gordon Jackson 66 UK Actor
  • The Great Escape
  • The Ipcress File
18 Rusty Hamer 42 USA Actor Dance with Me, Henry
20 John Maxim 64 UK Actor
  • The Frightened City
  • Dracula: Prince of Darkness
20 Barbara Stanwyck 82 USA Actress
  • Double Indemnity
  • Stella Dallas
25 Ava Gardner 67 USA Actress
  • The Barefoot Contessa
  • The Killers
26 Dodo Abashidze 66 USSR Director
  • The Legend of Suram Fortress
  • Ashik Kerib
27 Helen Jerome Eddy 92 USA Actress
  • Girls Demand Excitement
  • A Shot in the Dark
February 6 John Merivale 72 Canada Actor
  • The List of Adrian Messenger
  • Arabesque
13 Ken Lynch 79 USA Actor
  • North by Northwest
  • Anatomy of a Murder
14 Jean Wallace 66 USA Actress
  • Lancelot and Guinevere
  • No Blade of Grass
15 Henry Brandon 77 Germany Actor
  • The War of the Worlds
  • The Searchers
16 Joshua Shelley 70 USA Actor
  • All the President's Men
  • Funny Lady
19 Michael Powell 84 UK Director
  • Black Narcissus
  • A Matter of Life and Death
28 Fabia Drake 86 UK Actress
  • A Room with a View
  • Year of the Dragon
March 5 Gary Merrill 74 USA Actor
  • All About Eve
  • Twelve O'Clock High
17 Capucine 62 Switzerland Actress
  • The Pink Panther
  • North to Alaska
28 Helene Reynolds 75 USA Actress
  • Moontide
  • The Man Who Wouldn't Die
April 2 Aldo Fabrizi 84 Italy Actor
  • Open City
  • Cops and Robbers
3 Clair Huffaker 63 USA Screenwriter
  • The War Wagon
  • 100 Rifles
8 Ernest Steward 79 UK Cinematographer
  • Carry On Up the Khyber
  • Carry On Camping
11 Vanda Godsell 67 UK Actress
  • The Pink Panther Strikes Again
  • A Shot in the Dark
15 Greta Garbo 84 Sweden Actress
  • Grand Hotel
  • Ninotchka
18 Robert D Webb 87 USA Director
  • Beneath the 12-Mile Reef
  • Love Me Tender
20 Alex McCrindle 78 UK Actor, Producer
  • Star Wars
  • Eye of the Needle
22 Albert Salmi 62 USA Actor
  • The Brothers Karamazov
  • The Bravados
23 Paulette Goddard 79 USA Actress
  • So Proudly We Hail!
  • Modern Times
25 Dexter Gordon 67 USA Musician, Actor
  • Round Midnight
  • Awakenings
May 1 Sunset Carson 69 USA Actor
  • Sheriff of Cimarron
  • Alias Billy the Kid
2 David Rappaport 38 USA Actor
  • Time Bandits
  • Turkish Delight
6 Charles Farrell 89 USA Actor
  • Lucky Star
  • 7th Heaven
10 Susan Oliver 58 USA Actress
  • The Disorderly Orderly
  • Your Cheatin' Heart
14 Franklyn Seales 37 West Indies Actor
  • The Onion Field
  • Southern Comfort
16 Sammy Davis, Jr 64 USA Actor, Singer
  • Ocean's 11
  • Robin and the 7 Hoods
16 Jim Henson 53 USA Actor, Writer, Producer
  • The Dark Crystal
  • The Muppet Movie
18 Jill Ireland 54 UK Actress
  • Hard Times
  • Breakheart Pass
22 Max Wall 82 UK Actor, Writer
  • Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
  • Jabberwocky
25 Vic Tayback 60 USA Actor
  • Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
  • All Dogs Go to Heaven
June 1 Eric Barker 78 UK Actor, Writer
  • Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines
  • There's a Girl in My Soup
2 Jack Gilford 81 USA Actor
  • A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
  • Catch-22
2 Rex Harrison 82 UK Actor
  • My Fair Lady
  • Doctor Dolittle
3 Tom Brown 70 USA Actor
  • Duke of Chicago
  • I Killed Wild Bill Hickok
7 Barbara Baxley 67 USA Actress
  • East of Eden
  • No Way to Treat a Lady
15 Leonard Sachs 80 UK Actor
  • Thunderball
  • John Wesley
20 Ina Balin 52 USA Actress
  • From the Terrace
  • The Patsy
23 Frank Gatliff 62 UK Actor
  • The Ipcress File
  • Operation Daybreak
25 Sydney Boehm 82 USA Screenwriter
  • Seven Thieves
  • The Big Heat
July 8 Howard Duff 76 USA Actor
  • Kramer vs Kramer
  • The Naked City
13 Lois Moran 81 USA Actress
  • Words and Music
  • Under Suspicion
14 Philip Leacock 74 UK Director
  • The War Lover
  • Let No Man Write My Epitaph
15 Margaret Lockwood 73 UK Actress
  • The Lady Vanishes
  • Night Train to Munich
19 Eddie Quillan 83 USA Actor
  • Mutiny on the Bounty
  • The Big Shot
20 Sergei Parajanov 66 USSR Director
  • Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors
  • The Color of Pomegranates
27 Elizabeth Allan 80 UK Actress
  • David Copperfield
  • Camille
21 Stanley Shapiro 65 USA Screenwriter
  • Pillow Talk
  • That Touch of Mink
28 Jill Esmond 82 UK Actress
  • Thirteen Women
  • No Funny Business
August 2 Edwin Richfield 68 UK Actor, Writer
  • Ben-Hur
  • The Dam Busters
3 Betty Amann 85 Germany Actress
  • Strictly Business
  • In Old Mexico
12 Dorothy Mackaill 87 USA Actress
  • No Man of Her Own
  • Safe in Hell
12 Sara Seegar 76 USA Actress
  • Dead Men Tell No Tales
  • The Music Man
17 Pearl Bailey 72 USA Actress, Singer
  • Carmen Jones
  • St Louis Blues
23 Dorothea Kent 74 USA Actress
  • Pin Up Girl
  • She Married a Cop
27 Raymond St Jacques 60 USA Actor
  • Cotton Comes to Harlem
  • The Green Berets
28 Edmund H North 79 USA Screenwriter
  • The Day the Earth Stood Still
  • Patton
September 4 Irene Dunne 91 USA Actress
  • The Awful Truth
  • Cimarron
20 Jackie Moran 67 USA Actor
  • The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
  • Nobody's Darling
October 4 Jill Bennett 58 UK Actress
  • For Your Eyes Only
  • The Sheltering Sky
15 Delphine Seyrig 58 France Actress, Director
  • Last Year at Marienbad
  • The Day of the Jackal
20 Joel McCrea 84 USA Actor
  • Sullivan's Travels
  • Foreign Correspondent
27 Jacques Demy 59 France Director, Screenwriter, Composer
  • The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
  • The Young Girls of Rochefort
27 Ugo Tognazzi 68 Italy Actor
  • La Cage aux Folles
  • The Conjugal Bed
November 3 Mary Martin 76 USA Actress, Singer
  • Peter Pan
  • Love Thy Neighbor
3 Valerie French 62 UK Actress
  • Jubal
  • Decision at Sundown
10 Maura McGiveney 51 USA Actress
  • Twist Around the Clock
  • Do Not Disturb
11 Alexis Minotis 90 Greece Actor
  • Land of the Pharaohs
  • Boy on a Dolphin
12 Eve Arden 82 USA Actress
  • Mildred Pierce
  • Anatomy of a Murder
13 Don Chaffey 73 New Zealand Director
  • Jason and the Argonauts
  • Pete's Dragon
23 Roald Dahl 74 UK Writer
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  • You Only Live Twice
24 Dodie Smith 94 UK Writer, Actress One Hundred and One Dalmatians
27 David White 74 USA Actor
  • Sweet Smell of Success
  • The Apartment
December 1 Sergio Corbucci 63 Italy Director, Screenwriter
  • Django
  • Navajo Joe
1 Carla Lehmann 73 Canada Actress
  • Candlelight in Algeria
  • 29 Acacia Avenue
2 Robert Cummings 80 USA Actor
  • Dial M for Murder
  • Saboteur
4 Edward Binns 79 USA Actor
  • 12 Angry Men
  • Fail-Safe
7 Joan Bennett 80 USA Actress
  • Father of the Bride
  • Scarlet Street
8 Martin Ritt 76 USA Director, Actor, Producer
  • Hud
  • The Spy Who Came in from the Cold
9 Mike Mazurki 82 USA Actor, Technical Advisor
  • Some Like It Hot
  • Dick Tracy
18 Anne Revere 87 USA Actress
  • National Velvet
  • Gentleman's Agreement
18 Connie Russell 67 USA Singer, Actress
  • Cruisin' Down the River
  • Nightmare

Debutsedit

  • Hank Azaria – Pretty Woman
  • Benjamin Bratt – Bright Angel
  • Julie Benz – Two Evil Eyes
  • Robert Carlyle – Silent Scream
  • Harry Connick, Jr – Memphis Belle
  • Kevin Connolly – Rocky V
  • Russell Crowe – Blood Oath
  • Vin Diesel – Awakenings
  • Balthazar Getty – Lord of the Flies
  • Brendan Gleeson – The Field
  • Djimon Hounsou – Without You I'm Nothing
  • Charlie Korsmo – Men Don't Leave
  • Brad Garret – Jetsons: The Movie
  • Reba McEntire – Tremors
  • Julianne Moore – Tales from the Darkside: The Movie
  • Chris O'Donnell – Men Don't Leave
  • Robert Patrick – Die Hard 2
  • Christina Ricci – Mermaids
  • Catherine Zeta-Jones – Les 1001 Nuits

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  1. ^ "1990 Worldwide Grosses" Box Office Mojo Retrieved May 1, 2014 
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