The Best Movies of 1990   (100) Most Notable
Sorted by Rank
 RATING   TITLE   YEAR   DIRECTOR  COUNTRY MEDIA
# 1 for 1990, # 28 Overall GoodFellas 1990 Scorsese, Martin USA BD
# 2 for 1990, # 271 Overall Cyrano de Bergerac 1990 Rappeneau, Jean-Paul France Y
# 3 for 1990, # 534 Overall Dances with Wolves 1990 Costner, Kevin USA BDS
# 4 for 1990, # 564 Overall Close-up 1990 Kiarostami, Abbas Iran BD
# 5 for 1990, # 653 Overall The Grifters 1990 Frears, Stephen USA YS
# 6 for 1990, # 729 Overall Europa Europa 1990 Holland, Agnieszka Germany / France / Poland D
# 7 for 1990, # 817 Overall Miller's Crossing 1990 Coen, Joel / Coen, Ethan USA BD
# 8 for 1990, # 840 Overall Reversal of Fortune 1990 Schroeder, Barbet USA / Japan / UK Y
# 9 for 1990, # 968 Overall The Nasty Girl 1990 Verhoeven, Michael West Germany Y
# 10 for 1990, # 990 Overall Metropolitan 1990 Stillman, Whit USA BD
# 11 for 1990, # 1031 Overall Ju Dou 1990 Zhang, Yimou / Yang, Fengliang Japan / China D
# 12 for 1990, # 1260 Overall Pretty Woman 1990 Marshall, Garry USA BDS
# 13 for 1990, # 1283 Overall The Godfather Part III 1990 Coppola, Francis Ford USA BDS
# 14 for 1990, # 1388 Overall An Angel at My Table 1990 Campion, Jane UK / Australia / New Zealand D
# 15 for 1990, # 1485 Overall Total Recall 1990 Verhoeven, Paul USA BDS
# 16 for 1990, # 1510 Overall La Femme Nikita 1990 Besson, Luc France / Italy BD
# 17 for 1990, # 1519 Overall Edward Scissorhands 1990 Burton, Tim USA BDS
# 18 for 1990, # 1525 Overall Life Is Sweet 1990 Leigh, Mike UK BD
# 19 for 1990, # 1562 Overall The Hairdresser's Husband 1990 Leconte, Patrice France Y
# 20 for 1990, # 1616 Overall Awakenings 1990 Marshall, Penny USA BD
# 21 for 1990, # 1665 Overall Journey of Hope 1990 Koller, Xavier Switzerland / Turkey / UK Y
# 22 for 1990, # 1684 Overall Ghost 1990 Zucker, Jerry USA BDS
# 23 for 1990, # 1824 Overall My Father's Glory 1990 Robert, Yves France Y
# 24 for 1990, # 1827 Overall Trust 1990 Hartley, Hal UK / USA BD
# 25 for 1990, # 1893 Overall Milou in May 1990 Malle, Louis France / Italy
# 26 for 1990, # 1925 Overall King of New York 1990 Ferrara, Abel Italy / USA / UK D
# 27 for 1990, # 1952 Overall The Match Factory Girl 1990 Kaurismäki, Aki Finland / Sweden D
# 28 for 1990, # 1962 Overall Paris Is Burning 1990 Livingston, Jennie USA D
# 29 for 1990, # 1977 Overall Mr. & Mrs. Bridge 1990 Ivory, James UK / USA D
# 30 for 1990, # 2009 Overall American Dream 1990 Kopple, Barbara / Caplan, Cathy / Haneke, Thomas / Silk, Lawrence USA / UK D
# 31 for 1990, # 2049 Overall Mountains of the Moon 1990 Rafelson, Bob USA Y
# 32 for 1990, # 2058 Overall Vincent & Theo 1990 Altman, Robert Netherlands / UK / France D
# 33 for 1990, # 2077 Overall Archangel 1990 Maddin, Guy Canada Y
# 33 for 1990, # 2077 Overall Dick Tracy 1990 Beatty, Warren USA BDS
# 34 for 1990, # 2081 Overall Jacob's Ladder 1990 Lyne, Adrian USA BDS
# 35 for 1990, # 2133 Overall To Sleep with Anger 1990 Burnett, Charles USA Y
# 36 for 1990, # 2183 Overall Autobus 1990 Rochant, Eric France
# 37 for 1990, # 2200 Overall Riff-Raff 1990 Loach, Ken UK Y
# 38 for 1990, # 2214 Overall Taxi Blues 1990 Lungin, Pavel Soviet Union / France Y
# 39 for 1990, # 2228 Overall Ay, Carmela! 1990 Saura, Carlos Spain / Italy
# 40 for 1990, # 2232 Overall The Hunt for Red October 1990 McTiernan, John USA BDS
# 41 for 1990, # 2245 Overall Avalon 1990 Levinson, Barry USA Y
# 42 for 1990, # 2255 Overall My Mother's Castle 1990 Robert, Yves France Y
# 43 for 1990, # 2280 Overall No Fear, No Die 1990 Denis, Claire France / West Germany VS
# 43 for 1990, # 2280 Overall Tongues Untied 1990 Riggs, Marlon USA
# 44 for 1990, # 2357 Overall Wild at Heart 1990 Lynch, David USA BDS
# 45 for 1990, # 2358 Overall Open Doors 1990 Amelio, Gianni Italy Y
# 45 for 1990, # 2358 Overall The Sheltering Sky 1990 Bertolucci, Bernardo UK / Italy DS
# 46 for 1990, # 2361 Overall The Ambulance 1990 Cohen, Larry USA V
# 46 for 1990, # 2361 Overall C'est la vie 1990 Kurys, Diane France D
# 47 for 1990, # 2378 Overall Internal Affairs 1990 Figgis, Mike USA Y
# 48 for 1990, # 2399 Overall After Dark, My Sweet 1990 Foley, James USA YS
# 49 for 1990, # 2400 Overall Back to the Future Part III 1990 Zemeckis, Robert USA BDS
# 49 for 1990, # 2400 Overall Henry & June 1990 Kaufman, Philip USA DS
# 49 for 1990, # 2400 Overall Postcards from the Edge 1990 Nichols, Mike USA D
# 50 for 1990, # 2431 Overall Hamlet 1990 Zeffirelli, Franco USA / UK / France YS
# 51 for 1990, # 2453 Overall Texasville 1990 Bogdanovich, Peter USA Y
# 52 for 1990, # 2484 Overall Akira Kurosawa's Dreams 1990 Kurosawa, Akira / Honda, Ishirô Japan / USA BD
# 53 for 1990, # 2485 Overall Larks on a String 1990 Menzel, Jirí Czechoslovakia V
# 54 for 1990, # 2486 Overall Misery 1990 Reiner, Rob USA BD
# 55 for 1990, # 2488 Overall Gremlins 2: The New Batch 1990 Dante, Joe USA BDS
# 56 for 1990, # 2527 Overall Nouvelle vague 1990 Godard, Jean-Luc Switzerland / France
# 57 for 1990, # 2533 Overall Samsara: Death and Rebirth in Cambodia 1990 Bruno, Ellen USA
# 57 for 1990, # 2533 Overall Sink or Swim 1990 Friedrich, Su USA D
# 58 for 1990, # 2535 Overall Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead 1990 Stoppard, Tom UK / USA BD
# 59 for 1990, # 2539 Overall Die Hard 2: Die Harder 1990 Harlin, Renny USA BDS
# 59 for 1990, # 2539 Overall A Tale of Springtime 1990 Rohmer, Eric France D
# 60 for 1990, # 2544 Overall Green Card 1990 Weir, Peter Australia / France / USA YS
# 61 for 1990, # 2547 Overall Havana 1990 Pollack, Sydney USA DS
# 62 for 1990, # 2553 Overall Shi no Toge 1990 Oguri, Kûhei Japan
# 62 for 1990, # 2553 Overall Tilai 1990 Ouedraogo, Idrissa Switzerland / UK / France / Burkina Faso / Germany Y
# 63 for 1990, # 2555 Overall Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! 1990 Almodóvar, Pedro Spain BDS
# 64 for 1990, # 2564 Overall Home Alone 1990 Columbus, Chris USA BDS
# 64 for 1990, # 2564 Overall Requiem for Dominic 1990 Dornhelm, Robert Austria / France / Romania Y
# 65 for 1990, # 2567 Overall The Confession 1990 Parajanov, Sergei Soviet Union
# 65 for 1990, # 2567 Overall The Famine Within 1990 Gilday, Katherine Canada
# 65 for 1990, # 2567 Overall How to Live in the German Federal Republic 1990 Farocki, Harun West Germany Y
# 65 for 1990, # 2567 Overall No, or the Vain Glory of Command 1990 de Oliveira, Manoel Portugal / Spain / France
# 65 for 1990, # 2567 Overall One Hour 1990 Frank, Robert France
# 65 for 1990, # 2567 Overall White Hunter Black Heart 1990 Eastwood, Clint USA D
# 66 for 1990, # 2572 Overall H-2 Worker 1990 Black, Stephanie USA
# 67 for 1990, # 2575 Overall Hidden Agenda 1990 Loach, Ken UK Y
# 68 for 1990, # 2576 Overall Daddy Nostalgia 1990 Tavernier, Bertrand France V
# 68 for 1990, # 2576 Overall The Freshman 1990 Bergman, Andrew USA D
# 68 for 1990, # 2576 Overall Joe Versus the Volcano 1990 Shanley, John Patrick USA D
# 68 for 1990, # 2576 Overall The Krays 1990 Medak, Peter UK
# 68 for 1990, # 2576 Overall Listen Up: The Lives of Quincy Jones 1990 Weissbrod, Ellen USA
# 68 for 1990, # 2576 Overall The Long Walk Home 1990 Pearce, Richard USA DS
# 68 for 1990, # 2576 Overall Longtime Companion 1990 René, Norman USA D
# 68 for 1990, # 2576 Overall Presumed Innocent 1990 Pakula, Alan J. USA BDS
# 68 for 1990, # 2576 Overall Stella 1990 Erman, John USA D
# 68 for 1990, # 2576 Overall The Two Jakes 1990 Nicholson, Jack USA D
# 68 for 1990, # 2576 Overall White Palace 1990 Mandoki, Luis USA DS
# 69 for 1990, # 2582 Overall H 1990 Wasyk, Darrell Canada
# 69 for 1990, # 2582 Overall The Lost Stooges 1990 Lamberti, Mark USA D
# 69 for 1990, # 2582 Overall Plymptoons 1990 Plympton, Bill USA D
# 69 for 1990, # 2582 Overall Quick Change 1990 Franklin, Howard / Murray, Bill USA D
# 70 for 1990, # 2591 Overall Darkman 1990 Raimi, Sam USA BDS
# 71 for 1990, # 2611 Overall Pump Up the Volume 1990 Moyle, Allan Canada / USA DS
# 72 for 1990, # 2618 Overall Song of the Exile 1990 Hui, Ann Hong Kong / Taiwan Y
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Media Availability Codes (Amazon.com)
T   Theaters (US)
B   Blu-ray Disc
D   DVD
V   VHS
Y   Yes (DVD or VHS, unspecified)
S   Soundtrack