1990s movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant 1990s movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspense, realistic, captivating, thought provoking and light films and TV shows about / with death, dialogue, friendship, mentor, teenager, investigation, husband wife relationship, runaway, vengeance and chase plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
1990s movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as 1990s: Mid90s (2018), Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990), Everything Sucks! (2018), Schooled (2019), Derry Girls (2018), 120 Beats Per Minute (2017), Tangerines (2013), Veronica Guerin (2003), Millennium (1996), The Queen (2006).

List of 1990s movies

Mid90s (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Stevie is a sweet 13-year-old about to explode. His mom is loving and attentive, but a little too forthcoming about her romantic life. His big brother is a taciturn and violent bully. So Stevie searches his working-class Los Angeles suburb for ...
Style: thought provoking, light, humorous, cynical
Plot: skateboarding, underage sex, dysfunctional family, skateboard, coming of age, friends, teenager, teenage sex, gay slur, skateboarder, foul language, misogyny ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, year 1996
Place: los angeles, california
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The Miseducation of Cameron Post (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: 1993: after being caught having sex with the prom queen, a girl is forced into a gay conversion therapy center.
Style: thought provoking, psychological, disturbing, touching
Plot: lgbt, lesbian, lgbt teen, emotional abuse, teenage sexuality, religion, female sexuality, sex scene, parent child relationship, self acceptance, teenager, gay slur ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, year 1992, year 1993
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Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Beverly Hills, 90210 followed the lives of a group of teenagers living in the upscale, star-studded community of Beverly Hills, California and attending the fictitious West Beverly Hills High School and, subsequently, the fictitious California ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, romantic, uplifting
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage love, friendship, teenage life, family relations, high school, rich kid, youth, social issues, lifestyle, love and romance, up and down relationship, social relations ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, los angeles
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Everything Sucks! (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: It's 1996 in a town called Boring, Oregon, where high school misfits in the AV and drama clubs brave the ups and downs of teenage emotions in the VHS era.
Style: stylized, touching, humorous, colourful, light
Audience: teens
Plot: lgbt, school, interracial friendship, teenager, school play, misfit, relationships, stock footage, coming of age, road trip, sexual humor, parent child relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1996
Place: oregon
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Schooled (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: It’s 1990-something, and since Lainey still hasn’t achieved rock ‘n’ roll greatness, she returns to William Penn Academy as the new music teacher.
Style: witty, light, entertaining, humorous
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: school, teacher, retro, teenagers, teenager, interracial, music, coach, relationships, high school
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
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Derry Girls (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the early 1990s, this sitcom features the personal exploits of a 16 year old girl, her family and friends during the Troubles.
Style: atmospheric, light, touching, sincere, sitcom
Plot: teenager, protestant, youth, school, society, friendship, teenage life, high school, nun, coming of age, catholic, schoolgirl
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: northern ireland
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120 Beats Per Minute (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Paris, in the early 1990s: a group of young activists is desperately tied to finding the cure against an unknown lethal disease. They target the pharmaceutical labs that are retaining potential cures, and multiply direct actions, with the hope of ...
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, psychological, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: gay love, gay, aids, laboratory, cure, lgbt, demonstration, medicine, activist, epidemic, love, hospital ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, year 1992
Place: europe, paris france, france
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Tangerines (2013)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Estonia, Georgia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: War in Abkhazia 1990. An Estonian man Ivo has stayed behind to harvest his crops of tangerines. In a bloody conflict at his door, a wounded man is left behind, and Ivo is forced to take him in.
Style: thought provoking, tense, touching, bleak, serious ...
Plot: anti war, wartime life, war, village, bullet wound, gun, life is a bitch, human nature, rivalry, mistrust, isolation, confined ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1992
Place: georgia (former ussr), europe, estonia, georgia, asia ...
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Veronica Guerin (2003)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In this true story, Veronica Guerin is an investigative reporter for an Irish newspaper. As the drug trade begins to bleed into the mainstream, Guerin decides to take on and expose those responsible. Beginning at the bottom with addicts, Guerin then ...
Style: realistic, tense, thought provoking, suspenseful, emotional ...
Plot: journalism, murder, gangsters, investigation, strong female character, drug lord, drug dealing, police, crimes, tragic hero, uncover truth, price of justice ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe, amsterdam, new jersey, california ...
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Millennium (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A retired FBI serial-profiler joins the mysterious Millennium Group, a team of underground ex-law enforcement experts dedicated to fighting against the ever-growing forces of evil and darkness in the world.
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, tense
Plot: serial killer, good versus evil, fbi, secret movement, supernatural, investigation, conspiracy, cult, prophecy, murder investigation, crimes, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c., seattle washington
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The Queen (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, France, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Queen is an intimate behind the scenes glimpse at the interaction between HM Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Tony Blair during their struggle, following the death of Diana, to reach a compromise between what was a private tragedy for the Royal ...
Style: thought provoking, factual, emotional, compassionate, talky ...
Plot: queen, historical character, royal family, head of state, queen of england, paparazzi, politics, british royal family, death, pride and honor, death in the family, rules and policies ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1997
Place: england, buckingham palace, britain, europe, london ...
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The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is an American television sitcom that originally aired on NBC from September 10, 1990, to May 20, 1996. The show stars Will Smith as a fictionalized version of himself, a street-smart teenager from West Philadelphia who ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, teenage life, culture clash, black family, fish out of water, african american, misfit, youth, siblings relations, verbal byplay, eccentric family, social differences ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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Doctor Who (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Seventh Doctor becomes the Eighth. And on the streets of San Francisco – alongside new ally Grace Holloway - he battles the Master.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, adventure, changing the past or future, clock, space and aliens, heroic mission, danger, escapades, rescue, save the world, regeneration, obsessive quest ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, future, contemporary, year 1999 ...
Place: usa, san francisco
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Doctor Dolittle (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A successful physician and devoted family man, John Dolittle (Eddie Murphy) seems to have the world by the tail, until a long suppressed talent he possessed as a child, the ability to communicate with animals is suddenly reawakened with a vengeance! ...
Style: light, funny, emotional, melancholic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, date night, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: animal human communication, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, clinic, friendship, doctor, guinea pig, dog, african american, talking animals, dysfunctional family, monkey ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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Darkwing Duck (1991)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Darkwing Duck is an American animated action-adventure television series produced by The Walt Disney Company that ran from 1991–1995 on both the syndicated programming block The Disney Afternoon and Saturday mornings on ABC. It featured the ...
Style: exciting, not serious, humorous, light, funny
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: superhero, cartoon duck, secret identity, anthropomorphism, fighting crime, goofy hero, crimes, escapades, family, danger, imaginary, good versus evil ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
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Vox Lux (2018)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In 1999, teenage sisters Celeste and Eleanor survive a seismic, violent tragedy. The sisters compose and perform a song about their experience, making something lovely and cathartic out of a catastrophe - while also catapulting Celeste to stardom. ...
Style: suspense, thought provoking, exciting, inspirational, rough
Audience: family outing
Plot: pop star, female singer, mother daughter relationship, symbol, illness, transformation, hopes, family, family relations, parents and children, friendship, adaptation ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 2000s, year 2001, year 2000 ...
Place: usa, europe, manhattan new york city, stockholm sweden, eastern europe ...
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On Becoming a God in Central Florida (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: A recently widowed, impoverished Orlando water park employee schemes and cons her way up the ranks of the multi-billion dollar pyramid scheme which ruined her financially in the first place.
Style: absurd, satirical, social
Plot: widow, business, rise to the top, single mother, investigative, neighbor neighbor relationship, poverty, motivational speaker, deception, debt, investigation, revenge ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: florida, orlando florida
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Boys in the Trees (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: On Halloween 1997, two estranged teen skaters embark on a surreal journey through their memories, dreams and fears.
Style: surreal, psychological thriller, captivating, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: friendship, halloween, fear, teenager, bullying, death, memory, ghost, ghost story, memories, photographer, mask ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, year 1997
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Baywatch (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Baywatch is an American action drama series about the Los Angeles County Lifeguards who patrol the beaches of Los Angeles County, California, starring David Hasselhoff. The show was canceled after its first season on NBC, but survived and later ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, captivating, sexual
Audience: teens
Plot: lifeguard, beach, adventure, rescue, swimming, workplace situations, workplace romance, workplace, heroism, ocean, sea, friendship ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s, 21st century, 80s ...
Place: california, southern california, usa, los angeles, hawaii ...
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Showgirls (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A young drifter named Nomi arrives in Las Vegas to become a dancer and soon sets about clawing and pushing her way to become a top showgirl.
Style: sexy, erotic, realistic, cult film, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stripper, bare breasts, erotica, female full frontal nudity, rivalry, showbiz, strip club, sexual relations, striptease, strong sexual content, dancing, violence against women ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
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The Matrix (1999)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Set in the 22nd century, The Matrix tells the story of a computer hacker who joins a group of underground insurgents fighting the vast and powerful computers who now rule the earth.
Style: mind bending, thought provoking, philosophical, cerebral, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: future dystopia, artificial intelligence, cyberpunk, distopia, chosen one, man versus machine, save the world, virtual reality, hacker, alternate reality, imaginary, freedom ...
Time: future, 90s, 1990s, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: los angeles
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Kings (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, China, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A foster family in South Central a few weeks before the city erupts in violence following the verdict of the Rodney King trial in 1992.
Style: based on true events, bleak, serious, suspense, social
Plot: police, sex scene, neighbor, death, shoplifting, blood, protest, racism, chaos and mayhem, foster child, single mother, revolt ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1991
Place: los angeles
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The Sixth Sense (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A psychological thriller about an eight year old boy named Cole Sear who believes he can see into the world of the dead. A child psychologist named Malcolm Crowe comes to Cole to help him deal with his problem, learning that he really can see ghosts ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twist ending, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, mystery, psychology, afterlife, death, supernatural ability, psychic power, psychiatrist, psychic, life & death, psychologist ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
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City on a Hill (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In early 90s Boston, an African-American District Attorney comes in from Brooklyn advocating change and forms an unlikely alliance with a corrupt yet venerated FBI veteran invested in maintaining the status quo. Together they take on a family of ...
Style: captivating, bleak, atmospheric, exciting
Plot: law enforcement, corruption, investigation, district attorney, crime, danger, crimes, gang, escapades, racism, smuggling, justice ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: boston
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Abzurdah (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A disenfranchised 16-year-old girl connects to an older man on the internet and after a brief one-sided affair descends into obsession and anorexia.
Style: based on true events, touching, melancholic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: age difference, troubled teen, internet chat, falling in love, love, fall in love, obsessive love, schoolgirl, school, ends with biographical notes, unrequited love, teenage protagonist ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: argentina
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Diary of a Hitman (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hitman Dekker is on his last job, out to kill the wife (Jain) of his client, but he starts to waiver. The longer he takes to do the job the more difficult it becomes.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating, surprise ending ...
Plot: hitman, danger, murder, crime, deadly, crimes, investigation, dishonesty, betrayal, rescue, seduction, held at gunpoint ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: pennsylvania
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Straight Outta Compton (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: In 1987, five young men, using brutally honest rhymes and hardcore beats, put their frustration and anger about life in the most dangerous place in America into the most powerful weapon they had: their music. Taking us back to where it all began, ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, lyrical, suspense ...
Plot: hip hop, music, musician's life, police brutality, rapper, rap, gangster, rags to riches, racism, profanity, gang, feud ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, 90s, 20th century, year 1990 ...
Place: los angeles, california, milwaukee wisconsin, usa, new york ...
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The Dying Gaul (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A powerful and seductive Hollywood mogul convinces an impoverished West Hollywood writer, whose lover has recently died of AIDS, to sell his autobiographical screenplay for big bucks. The writer, Robert, knows he'll have to make major changes ...
Style: psychological, melancholic, twists and turns, emotional, absurd ...
Plot: gay, writers, grief, family problems, betrayal, aids, love triangle, secret, hollywood, chat room, solitude, tragedy ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, contemporary
Place: los angeles, rome italy, egypt, new york
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Doc Hollywood (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After leaving Washington D.C. hospital, plastic surgeon Ben Stone heads for California, where a lucrative practice in Beverly Hills awaits. After a car accident, he's sentenced to perform as the community's general practitioner.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, kids, teens
Plot: small town life, fish out of water, small town, misfit, romance, love and romance, happy ending, self discovery, new love, fall in love, hospital, profanity ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s, future
Place: california, usa, los angeles, washington d.c., south carolina ...
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The Client (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A street-wise kid, Mark Sway, sees the suicide of Jerome Clifford, a prominent Louisiana lawyer, whose current client is Barry 'The Blade' Muldano, a Mafia hit-man. Before Jerome shoots himself, he tells Mark where the body of a Senator is ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, touching, tense ...
Audience: kids, girls' night
Plot: witnessing a crime, witness protection, suicide, lawyer, investigation, lawyers and clients, danger, fighting the system, hotshot lawyer, surveillance, kids and family, mafia ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: memphis, new orleans, san francisco
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