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, clever, suspenseful, suspense and interesting films and TV shows about / with death, murder, male nudity, dialogue, mentor, storytelling, brutality, flashback, drinking and catastrophe plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Mystery 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: Young Sheldon (2017), Yesterday (2002), Die Hard 2 (1990), Magical Nights (2018), Anna (2019), Race the Sun (1996), United States of Love (2016), Smoke (1995), The Double Life of Veronique (1991), Breaking the Limits (2017).

List of year 1990 movies

 7.3
 26K
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, parents and children, society, family conflict ...
Time: year 1990, year 1989, 1990s
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: rough, serious, bleak, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, murder, chases and races, heroes, who done it, crime, confined, blind ambition, mystery, technology gone awry, riddles and clues ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, 2020s, year 1990 ...
Place: korea, asia
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 7.2
 316K
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: gunfight, christmas, terrorism, lone hero, airport, save the day, one man army, danger, chase, airplane, fight scenes, master criminal ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1990
Place: usa, washington d.c., california, los angeles
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 6.2
 740
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 ...
Plot: murder mystery, police interrogation, murder suspect, police investigation, friendship, flashback, kiss, ghost writer, film producer, murder
Time: year 1990
Place: rome italy
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 6.6
 33K
Anna (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France
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, cia, murder, lesbian relationship, lesbian, female protagonist, one woman army, russian spy, danger, working undercover ...
Time: 1990s, year 1990, year 1985
Place: 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: realistic, serious, feel good, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: teacher, car, underdog, hardcase students, contests and competitions, human spirit, power relations, urban ghetto, kids in trouble, idealism, youth, self discovery ...
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, female nudity, bare breasts, death, female protagonist, pubic hair, lesbian kiss, bathroom, male masturbation, female full frontal nudity, dinner ...
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, friends, loss of spouse, social problems, family relations, holiday, robbery ...
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, polish, singer, self discovery, music, lookalikes, romance, encounter, false identity, young woman, double life, storytelling ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1990
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.
Plot: sport, training, funeral, bare breasts, female full frontal nudity, death, escape, female nudity, drugs, bicycle, prison, suicide attempt ...
Time: year 1978, year 1984, year 1990
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 7.7
 130K
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, clever, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: coma, idealism, german, politics, confession, deception, doctor, russian, arrest, taxi driver, communism, socialism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1990, 1990s
Place: germany, german democratic republic, east germany, europe, soviet union ...
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 7.8
 43K
Loving Vincent (2017)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Crime, Drama, 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: based on true events
Plot: painter, letter, bullying, artist, investigation, skill, syphilis, mysterious death, uncle nephew relationship, running, pursuit, cemetery ...
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: village, widow, civil war, terrorist, anti war, tomboy, dock, bomb, soldier, husband wife relationship, boy, tragic event ...
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, exciting, bleak, serious, offbeat ...
Plot: rescue, vampire, spacecraft, mars, alien, space travel, blood, danger, save the world, deadly, survival, 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.
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, clever, exciting, captivating
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: fish out of water, friendship, time travel, time machine, time traveler, youth, friends, kids in trouble, sent to the past, computers and web, teleportation, danger ...
Time: 20th century, year 1990, 1990s
Place: australia, sydney 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: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious
Plot: friendship, misfit, friends, immigrants, love and romance, society, dj, musician, falling in love, dancer, hostel, berlin wall
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 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, danger, on the run, haunted by the past, psychopath, dangerous attraction, couple relations ...
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: sentimental, realistic, semi serious
Plot: investigation, small town, cheese, snow, crimes, hypnosis, amateur detective, obsessive quest, artists and showbiz, writer's life, older man younger woman relationship, mirror ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, year 1990, year 2001 ...
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
 408
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, volkswagen beetle, male friendship, rock concert
Time: year 1985, year 1990
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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: drink, drinking, bartender, greek, hotel owner, truck driver, scam, pot smoking, airport, drunkenness, bathroom, death ...
Time: year 1965, 1960s, 1990s, year 1973, year 1990 ...
Place: greece, berlin germany, yugoslavia
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 4.2
 319
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: group of friends, slasher, graduation, slasher killer, medical examiner, morgue, masked killer, mystery killer
Time: year 1990
Place: chile
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 6.7
 301
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, sex scene, female nudity, rock singer, breast sucking
Time: year 1990
Place: quebec
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 6.1
 838
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.
Plot: electronic music, older woman younger man relationship, tragic past, german, sunset, german abroad, audio tape, cooking, candle, past, falling into water, war veteran ...
Time: year 1990
Place: ibiza
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 4.2
 148
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, not serious, humorous, exciting
Plot: nothing goes right, down on your luck, crime, goofy hero, chases and races, drugs/alcohol, friends, hung over, on the run, urban, disorder, buddies ...
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: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious
Plot: teenage love, boarding school, friendship, coming of age, love, teenage life, impossible love, society, misfit, introspection, disorder, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, year 1991, year 1990 ...
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, suspense, intense ...
Plot: hip hop, music, rags to riches, musician's life, police brutality, feud, gang, racism, police chase, police harassment, drug dealer, racial slur ...
Time: 1990s, 80s, 20th century, year 1986, year 1993 ...
Place: los angeles, milwaukee wisconsin, california, usa, detroit ...
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 5.7
 34K
Regression (2015)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Canada, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Minnesota, 1990. Detective Bruce Kenner investigates the case of young Angela, who accuses her father, John Gray, of an unspeakable crime. When John unexpectedly and without recollection admits guilt, renowned psychologist Dr. Raines is brought in ...
Style: twist ending, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Plot: memory loss, satanic cult, nightmare, hospital, sexual abuse, police officer, cemetery, investigation, false accusation, psychiatrist, paranoia, uncover truth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1990
Place: minnesota, usa
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 6.8
 35K
Middle Men (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Chronicles Jack Harris, one of the pioneers of internet commerce, as he wrestles with his morals and struggles not to drown in a sea of conmen, mobsters, drug addicts, and pornstars.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, light, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pornography, internet, mafia, success, showbiz, drugs/alcohol, russian, corruption, husband wife relationship, sex scene, masturbation, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 2004, 1990s, 1950s ...
Place: usa, texas, afghanistan, houston texas, chicago illinois ...
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 8.0
 544K
Twelve Monkeys (1995)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In the year 2035, convict James Cole reluctantly volunteers to be sent back in time to discover the origin of a deadly virus that wiped out nearly all of the earth's population and forced the survivors into underground communities. But when ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, bleak, mind bending, surreal ...
Plot: time travel, plague, time loop, social misfits, post apocalyptic, changing the past or future, paranoia, save the world, apocalypse, insanity, future dystopia, psychology ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, 90s, year 1917 ...
Place: philadelphia, baltimore, usa
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