Year 1990 movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant year 1990 movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating and humorous films and TV shows about / with murder, death, violence, vengeance, friendship, blood, husband wife relationship, chase, runaway and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Action genres shot in USA, Germany, France and other countries.
year 1990
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year 1990 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1990: Magical Nights (2018), The Traitor (2019), Summer of '92 (2015), Yesterday (2002), Anna (2019), Race the Sun (1996), Good Bye Lenin! (2003), Loving Vincent (2017), In the Shadows of the City (2000), Queen of Blood (1966).

List of year 1990 movies

Magical Nights (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Italy, 1990. On the night when Italy's national football team is eliminated from the World Cup by Argentina on penalty kicks, a well-known film producer is found dead in the Tiber River. The main suspects for the murder are three young aspiring ...
Style: enigmatic, captivating, tense, humorous, non-linear
Plot: murder, police investigation, friendship, murder mystery, murder suspect, film producer, police interrogation, ghost writer, society, rivalry, death, satire ...
Time: year 1990, 90s, 1990s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
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 7.1
 7K
The Traitor (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany, Brazil
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Palermo, Sicily, 1980. Mafia member Tommaso Buscetta decides to move to Brazil with his family fleeing the constant war between the different clans of the criminal organization. But when, after living several misfortunes, he is forced to return to ...
Style: realistic, captivating, suspense, intense, factual
Plot: cosa nostra, mafia, informant, assassination attempt, assassination, judge, trial, murder, death threat, italian history, organized crime, friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s ...
Place: sicily, italy, rome italy, europe, miami ...
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Summer of '92 (2015)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Denmark, UK, Sweden
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The 1992 Danish football team competes for the European Championship.
Plot: jumping into water, pushed into a swimming pool, football, swimming pool, cigarette smoking, football player, male objectification, tournament, piano playing, beer drinking, stadium, party ...
Time: year 1992, 1990s, 90s, year 1990
Place: denmark, sweden
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 5.0
 727
Yesterday (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In 1990, number of children suddenly disappear. Meanwhile, the Ministry of Defense selects an elite group of scientists for a top-secret mission. Then, 30 years later ... The year is 2020 on a reunified Korean Peninsula. A string of murders is ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, rough, futuristic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, kidnapping, missing person, mind game, police investigation, heroic mission, riddles and clues, psychopath, mystery, law enforcement, on the run ...
Time: future, 1990s, 21st century, 20th century, year 1990 ...
Place: asia, korea, east asia
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 6.6
 58K
Anna (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Canada, Russia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Beneath Anna Poliatova's striking beauty lies a secret that will unleash her indelible strength and skill to become one of the world's most feared government assassins.
Style: suspense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: female assassin, female spy, cia agent, double agent, female protagonist, cia, murder, kgb, one woman army, model, female agent, lesbian ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 80s, year 1987, year 1985 ...
Place: paris france, milan italy, bahamas, moscow russia, new york ...
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 5.4
 3K
Race the Sun (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A bunch of high school misfits in Hawaii, introduced by their new teacher, attend a science fair in which they draw up inspiration to build their own solar car and win a trip to compete in the 1990 World Solar Challenge in Australia.
Style: feel good, entertaining, light, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: car, youth, ambition, human spirit, against the odds, dedicated educator, rivalry, teenage life, self discovery, teacher, solar power, adventure ...
Time: 90s, year 1990
Place: australia, hawaii, usa, israel
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 7.7
 136K
Good Bye Lenin! (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: An affectionate and refreshing East/West-Germany comedy about a boy who’s mother was in a coma while the Berlin wall fell and when she wakes up he must try to keep her from learning what happen (since she was an avid communist supporter) to avoid ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, witty, emotional, intense ...
Plot: coma, idealism, politics, deception, socialism, culture clash, communism, protecting from truth, parents and children, social differences, lifestyle change, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1990 ...
Place: germany, german democratic republic, east germany, europe, berlin germany ...
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 7.8
 49K
Loving Vincent (2017)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Crime, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: Poland, UK, USA, Switzerland, Netherlands
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting hand-painted by 125 professional oil-painters who travelled from all across the world to the Loving ...
Style: sincere, thought provoking, disturbing, captivating, adult animation ...
Plot: painter, investigation, mysterious death, painting, obsession, art, genius, secret, friendship, money, lie, sketch ...
Time: 19th century, year 1990
Place: paris france
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In the Shadows of the City (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Lebanon
Duration: 105 min.
Story: To escape the civil war between Christians and Muslims, a Lebanese family moves from the countryside to Beirut, only to find themselves caught in an equally dangerous situation
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense
Plot: survival, terrorist, missing person, tragic event, disappearance, soldier, civil war, christian, politics, moral dilemma, fall in love, family relations ...
Time: year 1975, year 1990
Place: lebanon, israel, beirut lebanon
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Queen of Blood (1966)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A spaceship is sent to Mars after a alien distress signal is picked up. They find one survivor, but when a crew member is found drained of blood it's evident they have rescued a bloodsucking monster.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, exciting, scary ...
Plot: rescue, vampire, spacecraft, mars, alien, space travel, blood, survival, danger, deadly, save the world, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1990, 1990s
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The Girl from Tomorrow (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The Girl from Tomorrow is an Australian children's television series created by Film Australia. The series is based around Alana, a girl from the year 3000. At the start of the series, she is kidnapped by Silverthorn, a criminal from the year ...
Style: clever, captivating, exciting, serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, teens, family outing
Plot: fish out of water, time machine, friendship, time traveler, sent to the past, young heroes, time travel, adventure, chases and races, family, getting home, teenage life ...
Time: year 1990, 20th century, future, 90s, 1990s
Place: sydney australia, australia
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Russian Disco (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Russendisko is the story of Wladimir, Andrej and Mischa. Three young Russian friends, who move from Moscow to Berlin in a lucky wave of emigration right after the fall of the Berlin wall. They take their chance looking for a better life and find ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, captivating, light ...
Plot: friendship, immigrants, society, misfit, adventure, rivalry, intrigue, love and romance, friends, dancer, businessman, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1990
Place: germany, berlin germany, russia, ussr
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Sleeping with the Enemy (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young woman fakes her own death in an attempt to escape her nightmarish marriage, but discovers it is impossible to elude her controlling husband.
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: stalking, domestic violence, obsession, woman in danger, violent husband, starting over, haunted by the past, psychopath, on the run, dangerous attraction, obsessive love, faked death ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1990, 20th century
Place: usa, iowa, boston, san francisco
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 6.1
 1K
Amnesia (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Schroeder returns with this cross-generational relationship drama set against Europe’s electronic music scene.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, psychological, realistic
Plot: electronic music, tragic past, older woman younger man relationship, nightclub, sea, friendship, couples, society, sound recording, three generations, sunset, cooking ...
Time: year 1990
Place: ibiza
Is relevant ?
 4.1
 156
Play Off (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Sport
Country: Sweden
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Johan is a 35 year old soccer fan, unemployed but living by his wits and charm. During the Soccer World Championships in 1990 all Swedes want to follow the games, including Johan who doesn't own a TV set. He gets himself invited to friends or ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, exciting
Plot: buddies, crime, on the run, goofy hero, nothing goes right, chases and races, crimes, drugs/alcohol, friends, hung over, disorder, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1990
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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Kindergarten Cop (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Hard-edged cop John Kimble gets more than he bargained for when he goes undercover as a kindergarten teacher to get the goods on a brutal drug lord while at the same time protecting the man's young son. Pitted against a class of boisterous ...
Style: light, humorous, sincere, funny, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: fish out of water, mischievous children, working undercover, kindergarten, teacher, undercover, police investigation, hidden identity, disorder, small town, chase, boss ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1990, twentieth century, 1990s ...
Place: oregon, los angeles, california
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 7.0
 174K
Jarhead (2005)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Jarhead is a film about a US Marine Anthony Swofford’s experience in the Gulf War. After putting up with an arduous boot camp, Swafford and his unit are sent to the Persian Gulf where they are eager to fight, but are forced to stay back from the ...
Style: intense, realistic, disturbing, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gulf war, marines, iraq war, boot camp, anti war, u.s. military, american soldier, death, military life, pride and honor, basic training, war ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1983, year 1990, year 1989 ...
Place: iraq, saudi arabia, middle east, hawaii, philadelphia ...
Is relevant ?
 8.1
 564K
Into the Wild (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: The true story of top student and athlete, Christopher McCandless, who after graduating from Emory University in 1992, abandoned his possessions, gave his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhiked to Alaska to live in the wilderness.
Style: road movie, melancholic, philosophical, inspirational, motivational ...
Plot: self discovery, survival, journey, wilderness, freedom, life philosophy, on the road, isolation, adventure, solitude, lifestyle change, introspection ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1990, year 1992, year 1991 ...
Place: alaska, usa, washington state, south dakota, los angeles ...
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The Human Shield (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Human Shield is a 1991 film directed by Ted Post. It stars Michael Dudikoff and Tommy Hinkley. It is about a former government agent who must save his diabetic brother from Iraqi abductors.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, danger, special agents, battles, heroes, confined, military, state affairs, adventure, deadly, crimes, terrorism ...
Time: 90s, year 1990, year 1985
Place: iraq, middle east, iran, jordan
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 5.8
 27K
Hard to Kill (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mason Storm, a 'go it alone' cop, is gunned down at home. The intruders kill his wife, and think they've killed both Mason and his son too. Mason is secretly taken to a hospital where he spends several years in a coma. His son ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: coma, vengeance, martial arts, murder, danger, hospital, corrupt official, against the odds, intrigue, crime, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, year 1990, year 1983, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, chicago illinois
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 5.9
 96
Friends (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, South Africa
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three female friends, in the end of the eighties, share a house in Johannesburg, South Africa. Each of them has her own way to live the apartheid. Thoko is a black teacher, she practices non-violent passive resistance. The afrikaner Aninka takes ...
Plot: female director, liberation, female nudity, death, wedding, fire, terrorism, ex husband ex wife relationship, poetry, wedding reception, murder, rifle ...
Time: year 1989, year 1990, year 1985
Place: south africa
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Fantozzi Strikse Back (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Fantozzi is now retired but continues to go to the office where it is held up as a fine example of employees intending to do career.
Style: cult film
Plot: bourgeoisie, filmmaking, accountant, pride, same actor playing two characters simultaneously on screen, roma, husband wife relationship, suburbs, hoodlum, theatrical agent, satire, soccer ...
Time: year 1990
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Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sue Ellen Crandell is a teenager eagerly awaiting her mother's summer-long absence. While the babysitter looks after her rambunctious younger siblings, Sue Ellen can party and have fun. But then the babysitter abruptly dies, leaving the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: nanny, family relations, siblings relations, when the parents are away, disorder, mischievous children, babies and infants, teenage life, parents and children, goofy hero, single parent, youth ...
Time: 90s, year 1990, 1990s, 80s
Place: australia, san francisco
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 58K
Darkman (1990)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dr. Peyton Westlake is on the verge of realizing a major breakthrough in synthetic skin when his laboratory is destroyed by gangsters. Having been burned beyond recognition and forever altered by an experimental medical procedure, Westlake becomes ...
Style: atmospheric, exciting, serious, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: disfigurement, vengeance, mask, gangsters, vigilantism, secret identity, danger, crimes, heroes, rivalry, experiment, anti hero ...
Time: year 1989, year 1990, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa
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The Beautiful Country (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: After reuniting with his mother in Ho Chi Minh City, a family tragedy causes Binh to flee from Viet Nam to America. Landing in New York, Binh begins a road trip to Texas, where his American father is said to live.
Style: touching, serious, sincere, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: social differences, self discovery, social misfits, society, vietnam war, communism, family drama, life philosophy, stereotypes, loneliness, immigrants, secrets ...
Time: 90s, year 1990
Place: vietnam, usa, new york, asia, texas ...
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Germany Year 90 Nine Zero (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 62 min.
Story: The supremely world-weary Lemmy Caution, last seen in Godard's "Alphaville" (France/1965), has several strange encounters while trying to make his way from the former East Germany to "the west."
Plot: german reunification, post cold war
Time: year 1990
Place: germany, west germany
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 3K
Two Lives (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Norway
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Europe 1990, the Berlin wall has just crumbled: Katrine, raised in East Germany, but now living in Norway for the last 20 years, is a “war child”; the result of a love relationship between a Norwegian woman and a German occupation soldier during ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: secret, berlin wall, trial, haunted by the past, family life, undercover, buried truth, dishonesty, espionage, testimony, lawyer, new life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1969, year 1990
Place: norway, germany, east germany, german democratic republic, gdr
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 7.0
 256K
The World's End (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Five friends who reunite in an attempt to top their epic pub crawl from 20 years earlier unwittingly become humankind's only hope for survival.
Style: witty, humorous, absurd, twists and turns, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, small town, british, reunion, obsessive quest, bar, anti heroes, profanity, alcohol abuse, friends, anti hero, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1990
Place: england, london
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My Secret Identity (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: My Secret Identity was a Canadian television series starring Jerry O'Connell and Derek McGrath. Originally broadcast from October 9, 1988 – May 25, 1991 on CTV in Canada, the series also aired in syndication in the United States. The series ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: superhero, young heroes, superhuman powers, youth, radiation, disorder, family relations, teenage life, danger, undercover, mad scientist, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, year 1988, 1990s ...
Place: north dakota, usa, canada
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 428
12 Winter (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Based on one of the most spectacular series of bank robberies in Germany, Zwölf Winter tells the story of Klaus and Mike, two criminals who became friends in prison. When they happen to meet each other again after they have been released they begin ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: heist, crimes, law enforcement, snitch, police investigation, manhunt, police officer, friends, criminal heroes, partners, crime, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1994, year 1993, year 1999 ...
Place: europe, germany
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