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Top Films of the 1990s (#1-100)

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Pulp Fiction 1994 Quentin Tarantino 11
2 Goodfellas 1990 Martin Scorsese 22
3 The Silence of the Lambs 1991 Jonathan Demme 33
4 Schindler's List 1993 Steven Spielberg 34
5 The Matrix 1999 Lana and Lily Wachowski 39
6 Toy Story 1995 John Lasseter 47
7 The Shawshank Redemption 1994 Frank Darabont 58
8 Fargo 1996 Joel Coen 67
9 Fight Club 1999 David Fincher 68
10 Terminator 2: Judgment Day 1991 James Cameron 78
11 Reservoir Dogs 1992 Quentin Tarantino 81
12 Unforgiven 1992 Clint Eastwood 90
13 Saving Private Ryan 1998 Steven Spielberg 91
14 The Usual Suspects 1995 Bryan Singer 94
15 Groundhog Day 1993 Harold Ramis 98
16 The Big Lebowski 1998 Joel Coen 105
17 American Beauty 1999 Sam Mendes 113
18 Seven 1995 David Fincher 114
19 Forrest Gump 1994 Robert Zemeckis 120
20 L.A. Confidential 1997 Curtis Hanson 122
21 Titanic 1997 James Cameron 126
22 Trainspotting 1996 Danny Boyle 142
23 Jurassic Park 1993 Steven Spielberg 143
24 Heat 1995 Michael Mann 152
25 The Sixth Sense 1999 M. Night Shyamalan 188
26 The Lion King 1994 Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff 194
27 Edward Scissorhands 1990 Tim Burton 196
28 Braveheart 1995 Mel Gibson 204
29 The Blair Witch Project 1999 Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sánchez 207
30 Magnolia 1999 Paul Thomas Anderson 217
31 Beauty and the Beast 1991 Gary Trousdale and Kirk Wise 218
32 Hoop Dreams 1994 Steve James 242
33 Three Colors: Red 1994 Krzysztof Kieslowski 246
34 Being John Malkovich 1999 Spike Jonze 255
35 Life Is Beautiful 1997 Roberto Benigni 274
36 Boogie Nights 1997 Paul Thomas Anderson 284
37 Rushmore 1998 Wes Anderson 287
38 Three Colors: Blue 1993 Krzysztof Kieslowski 294
39 Toy Story 2 1999 John Lasseter 297
40 All about My Mother 1999 Pedro Almodóvar 305
41 The Professional 1994 Luc Besson 324
42 Princess Mononoke 1997 Hayao Miyazaki 326
43 The Iron Giant 1999 Brad Bird 331
44 Dances with Wolves 1990 Kevin Costner 333
45 Thelma & Louise 1991 Ridley Scott 334
46 Twelve Monkeys 1995 Terry Gilliam 337
47 Clerks. 1994 Kevin Smith 343
48 The Truman Show 1998 Peter Weir 344
49 The Nightmare before Christmas 1993 Henry Selick 349
50 The Piano 1993 Jane Campion 358
51 Four Weddings and a Funeral 1994 Mike Newell 365
52 Jerry Maguire 1996 Cameron Crowe 372
53 Dazed and Confused 1993 Richard Linklater 377
54 The Thin Red Line 1998 Terrence Malick 378
55 Before Sunrise 1995 Richard Linklater 380
56 South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut 1999 Trey Parker 381
57 The English Patient 1996 Anthony Minghella 387
58 Raise the Red Lantern 1991 Yimou Zhang 401
59 Shakespeare in Love 1998 John Madden 407
60 Secrets & Lies 1996 Mike Leigh 408
61 Clueless 1995 Amy Heckerling 416
62 Miller's Crossing 1990 Joel Coen 418
63 Election 1999 Alexander Payne 421
64 Pretty Woman 1990 Garry Marshall 428
65 Ed Wood 1994 Tim Burton 438
66 Breaking the Waves 1996 Lars von Trier 440
67 Casino 1995 Martin Scorsese 443
68 The Player 1992 Robert Altman 456
69 There's Something about Mary 1998 Bobby and Peter Farrelly 457
70 Sense and Sensibility 1995 Ang Lee 458
71 Speed 1994 Jan de Bont 460
72 Chungking Express 1994 Kar-Wai Wong 464
73 Ghost in the Shell 1995 Mamoru Oshii 475
74 JFK 1991 Oliver Stone 478
75 When We Were Kings 1996 Leon Gast 479
76 Naked 1993 Mike Leigh 488
77 Babe 1995 Chris Noonan 491
78 Crumb 1994 Terry Zwigoff 499
79 Ghost 1990 Jerry Zucker 500
80 The Last of the Mohicans 1992 Michael Mann 501
81 The Celebration 1998 Thomas Vinterberg 502
82 The Audition 1999 Takashi Miike 504
83 Run Lola Run 1998 Tom Tykwer 514
84 Good Will Hunting 1997 Gus Van Sant 517
85 Scream 1996 Wes Craven 527
86 Hate 1995 Mathieu Kassovitz 535
87 Short Cuts 1993 Robert Altman 537
88 Boyz N the Hood 1991 John Singleton 542
89 Three Colors: White 1994 Krzysztof Kieslowski 548
90 Delicatessen 1991 Marc Caro and Jean-Pierre Jeunet 555
91 Close-Up 1990 Abbas Kiarostami 565
92 Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery 1997 Jay Roach 567
93 The Green Mile 1999 Frank Darabont 580
94 Aladdin 1992 Ron Clements and John Musker 582
95 American History X 1998 Tony Kaye 600
96 Romeo + Juliet 1996 Baz Luhrmann 610
97 The Crying Game 1992 Neil Jordan 612
98 The Godfather: Part III 1990 Francis Ford Coppola 615
99 Starship Troopers 1997 Paul Verhoeven 616
100 Malcolm X 1992 Spike Lee 618
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