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, captivating, humorous, exciting and clever films and TV shows about / with death, society, brutality, violence, danger, murder, friendship, runaway, kiss and vengeance plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, Germany and other countries.
year 1990
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year 1990 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1990: Magical Nights (2018), Repossessed (1990), 1990: The Bronx Warriors (1982), Wasp Network (2019), Young Sheldon (2017), Yesterday (2002), Die Hard 2 (1990), Anna (2019), Race the Sun (1996), United States of Love (2016).

List of year 1990 movies

 6.1
 924
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, tense, captivating, humorous
Plot: police investigation, friendship, murder mystery, murder, film producer, police interrogation, murder suspect, ghost writer, society, rivalry, death, kiss ...
Time: year 1990
Place: rome italy, italy
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 4.9
 8K
Repossessed (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: It's been some time since Father Jebedaiah Mayii exorcised the Devil from little Nancy Aglet, who is now grown up with a husband and two children of her own. But the prince of darkness wants to go a second round and has returned to repossess ...
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, satirical, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, devil, exorcism, danger, rivalry, obsessive quest, escapades, disorder, clergy, fish out of water, supernatural, mistaken identity ...
Time: 80s, year 1990, 1990s, year 1973
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1990: The Bronx Warriors (1982)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a post-apocalyptic New York City, a policeman infiltrates the Bronx, which has become a battleground for several murderous street gangs.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: motorcycle chase, social decay, vigilantism, chase, rivalry, gang, karate, woman in danger, urban, gory, underdog, crimes ...
Time: future, 90s, year 1990, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, new york state ...
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 5.5
 668
Wasp Network (2019)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France, Spain, Belgium
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Havana, early 90’s. René González, a Cuban pilot, steals a plane and flees Cuba, leaving behind his beloved wife and daughter. He starts a new life in Miami. Other Cuban defectors soon follow and start a spy network. Their mission is to ...
Plot: espionage, wedding, airplane, baby, raft, terrorism, parachuting, restaurant, flashback, spy, kiss, bomb ...
Time: year 1990, 1990s
Place: havana cuba, cuba
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 7.3
 28K
Young Sheldon (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The early life of child genius Sheldon Cooper, later seen in The Big Bang Theory.
Style: humorous, witty, clever, philosophical
Plot: child prodigy, genius, school, boy, family, childhood, adolescence, mathematician, prodigy, kids and family, parents and children, society ...
Time: 1990s, year 1990, year 1989
Place: texas, usa
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 5.0
 702
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, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, kidnapping, mind game, police investigation, missing person, heroic mission, riddles and clues, law enforcement, danger, psychopath, on the run ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, 2020s, year 1990 ...
Place: korea, asia
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 7.2
 324K
Die Hard 2 (1990)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: John McClane is an off-duty cop gripped with a feeling of déjà vu when on a snowy Christmas Eve in the nation's capital, terrorists seize a major international airport, holding thousands of holiday travelers hostage. Renegade military ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone hero, gunfight, christmas, terrorism, airport, save the day, fight scenes, one man army, danger, chase, airplane, master criminal ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1990
Place: usa, washington d.c., california, los angeles
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 6.6
 46K
Anna (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Canada, Russia
Duration: 119 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, female protagonist, model, cia, murder, kgb, one woman army, lesbian relationship, lesbian, russian spy ...
Time: 1990s, year 1987, year 1985, year 1990
Place: russia, bahamas, paris france, moscow russia, milan italy
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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, against the odds, human spirit, dedicated educator, rivalry, teenage life, self discovery, teacher, adventure, chase ...
Time: 90s, year 1990
Place: australia, hawaii, usa, israel
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United States of Love (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, Sweden
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Poland, 1990. The first euphoric year of freedom, but also of uncertainty for the future. Four apparently happy women of different ages decide it's time to change their lives, and fulfill their desires.
Plot: unhappy marriage, priest, woman in bathtub, anal sex, lover, sexually dissatisfied wife, male full rear nudity, altar boy, doctor, dancing, video store, male masturbation ...
Time: 1990s, year 1990
Place: poland
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 7.4
 32K
Smoke (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, Japan, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Writer Paul Benjamin is nearly hit by a bus when he leaves Auggie Wren's smoke shop. Stranger Rashid Cole saves his life, and soon middle-aged Paul tells homeless Rashid that he wouldn't mind a short-term housemate. Still grieving over ...
Style: intellectual, sentimental, clever, dark humor, touching ...
Plot: friendship, abortion, christmas, smoking, redemption, photographer, human nature, urban, social problems, parents and children, writer's life, friends ...
Time: 90s, year 1990, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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The Double Life of Veronique (1991)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Music, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, Poland, Norway
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Veronique is a beautiful young French woman who aspires to be a renowned singer; Weronika lives in Poland, has a similar career goal and looks identical to Veronique, though the two are not related. The film follows both women as they contend with ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, non-linear, emotional ...
Plot: french, singer, polish, self discovery, music, lookalikes, romance, encounter, false identity, young woman, double life, storytelling ...
Time: 90s, year 1990, 1990s
Place: poland, europe, france, paris france
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Breaking the Limits (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Poland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on true events. In 1980s Poland, Jerzy Górski is a young man who finds the determination to struggle against his drug addiction through athletic training, with the aim of competing in the US Ironman Triathlon.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, exciting, based on true events
Plot: sport, drug addict, drugs, competition, sport competition, winner, swimming, hospital, interrogation, accident, training, running ...
Time: year 1978, year 1984, year 1990, year 1988
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 7.7
 133K
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: idealism, coma, lifestyle change, politics, deception, socialism, culture clash, communism, protecting from truth, parents and children, social differences, political unrest ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1990
Place: germany, german democratic republic, east germany, europe, berlin germany ...
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 7.8
 45K
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: thought provoking, sincere, disturbing, captivating, adult animation ...
Plot: painter, investigation, mysterious death, painting, genius, art, obsession, secret, money, friendship, sketch, lie ...
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
Plot: kidnapping, gun, village, civil war, widow, survival, boy, husband wife relationship, bomb, soldier, coffee shop, bombing ...
Time: year 1975, year 1990
Place: israel, beirut lebanon, 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, exciting, serious, offbeat ...
Plot: vampire, rescue, spacecraft, alien, space travel, blood, survival, deadly, danger, save the world, supernatural, femme fatale ...
Time: 90s, year 1990, 20th century, 1990s
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The Girl from Tomorrow (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 23 min.
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: serious, exciting, clever, captivating
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fish out of water, time travel, time machine, friendship, time traveler, young heroes, sent to the past, computers and web, friends, changing the past or future, getting home, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, year 1990, 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: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: friendship, immigrants, love and romance, misfit, society, friends, dancer, berlin wall, dj, falling in love, musician, hostel
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1990
Place: russia, germany, ussr, berlin germany
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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, suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: stalking, domestic violence, obsession, violent husband, starting over, woman in danger, haunted by the past, danger, psychopath, on the run, faked death, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s, year 1990, 20th century, 1990s
Place: iowa, usa, boston, san francisco
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Nobody Else But You (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The ambiguous suicide of a local beauty, weathergirl, cheese model, and Marilyn Monroe look-a-like finds an eager sleuth in David Rousseau, best-selling crime novelist. When Rousseau visits a remote Alps village for the reading of his friend's ...
Style: semi serious, enigmatic, captivating, melancholic, sentimental ...
Plot: investigation, amateur detective, artists and showbiz, writer's life, obsessive quest, crimes, suicide, mysterious death, small town, blonde, psychiatrist, cheese ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1990, year 2001, year 2005 ...
Place: france, europe
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La Telenovela Errante (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Chile
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The film revolves around the concept of soap opera. Its structure is based on the assumption that Chilean reality does not exist, but rather is an ensemble of soap operas. There are four audiovisual provinces, and the threat of war is felt among the ...
Plot: oneiric
Time: year 1990
Place: chile
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 7.2
 437
Ben & Gunnar (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Ben and Gunnar meet during a carpool from Stockholm to Göteborg in the summer of 1995 where they are attending a concert with Bruce Springsteen at Ullevi.
Plot: friendship between men, beard, rock concert, volkswagen beetle, male friendship
Time: year 1990, year 1985
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I Dream of My Friends (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Four episodes, four instances from a man’s life covering 25 years, from 1965 in Germany to 1990 in Athens. The episodes seem to be irrelevant to one another, yet they all focus on male powerplay, reveal the self-consciousness and moderation of the ...
Plot: pot smoking, wedding reception, bartender, greek, hotel owner, truck driver, scam, jazz music, drink, drinking, bathroom, airport ...
Time: 1990s, 1960s, year 1973, year 1981, year 1990 ...
Place: yugoslavia, greece, berlin germany
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 4.2
 327
Angel Negro (2000)
Genre: Horror
Country: Chile
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Angel Negro (Black Angel) goes back to 1990, when a teenager called Angel Cruz disappears tragically. Ten years later, her classmates that were involved with this accident start to investigate the mysterious causes of the vanishing.
Plot: masked killer, slasher killer, medical examiner, morgue, group of friends, slasher, graduation, mystery killer
Time: year 1990
Place: chile
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 6.8
 312
Gerry (2011)
Genre: Biography
Country: Canada
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Born into a modest family, Gerry Boulet found fame with the Québec rock group Offenbach. After a life of drug and alcohol abuse and a great love story, Gerry died of cancer in 1990.
Plot: rock star, female nudity, breast sucking, rock singer, sex scene
Time: year 1990
Place: quebec
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 6.1
 881
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, realistic, psychological, thought provoking
Plot: electronic music, tragic past, older woman younger man relationship, sea, nightclub, friendship, couples, society, wine, sound recording, three generations, dj ...
Time: year 1990
Place: ibiza
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 4.2
 152
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: realistic, exciting, humorous, not serious
Plot: goofy hero, disorder, chases and races, crimes, gambling, crime, down on your luck, drugs/alcohol, friends, hung over, nothing goes right, urban ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1990
Place: sweden
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A Borrowed Identity (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, Germany, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young Arab is caught between cultures as he is sent to a prestigious Jewish boarding school in Israel in the 1980s.
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, realistic
Plot: teenage life, friendship, boarding school, teenage love, hopes, culture clash, friends, immigrants, social misfits, disorder, impossible love, misfit ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, year 1990, year 1988 ...
Place: israel, middle east
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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, rapper, musician's life, police brutality, racism, drug dealer, rags to riches, feud, racial slur, gang, police harassment ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 20th century, 80s, year 1986 ...
Place: los angeles, california, milwaukee wisconsin, usa, detroit ...
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