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, melancholic, suspenseful, captivating and humorous films and TV shows about / with death, brutality, vengeance, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, blood, betrayal, murder, kiss and culture clash plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Action genres shot in USA, France, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1990: Magical Nights (2018), The Traitor (2019), Summer of '92 (2015), 1990: The Bronx Warriors (1982), Wasp Network (2019), Yesterday (2002), Die Hard 2 (1990), Anna (2019), Race the Sun (1996), United States of Love (2016).

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: tense, captivating, enigmatic, humorous, non-linear
Plot: police investigation, murder, friendship, murder mystery, film producer, police interrogation, murder suspect, ghost writer, death, rivalry, society, satire ...
Time: year 1990, 1990s, 90s
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, intense, suspense, factual
Plot: cosa nostra, mafia, informant, assassination, assassination attempt, judge, murder, death threat, trial, italian history, organized crime, surveillance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s, 2000s ...
Place: sicily, italy, palermo italy, sicily italy, europe ...
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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: soccer match, pep talk, butt naked, hospital, press conference, skinny dipping, piano, soccer coach, cancer patient, sick child, drunken man, sport team ...
Time: year 1992, 1990s, year 1990, 90s
Place: denmark, sweden
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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: suspenseful, bleak, stylized, futuristic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang war, motorcycle chase, vigilantism, social decay, rivalry, chase, gang, street gang, karate, vengeance, city life, urban ...
Time: 90s, future, 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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 5.8
 7K
Wasp Network (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Brazil, Spain, Belgium
Duration: 127 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: terrorism, espionage, pregnant woman, bomb, taxi, sea, airplane, bare breasts, hotel, flashback, bomb explosion, baby ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1990, 20th century
Place: miami, cuba, havana cuba
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 5.0
 725
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, police investigation, mind game, psychopath, heroic mission, riddles and clues, law enforcement, mystery, on the run ...
Time: future, 1990s, 21st century, 20th century, year 1990 ...
Place: asia, korea, east asia
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 7.2
 330K
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, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, lone hero, airport, christmas, fight scenes, terrorism, police officer, save the day, one man army, danger, chase, airplane ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1990, 1990s, 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa, california, los angeles
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 6.6
 55K
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, female protagonist, cia, double agent, kgb, model, murder, one woman army, female agent, lesbian relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1990, year 1985, year 1987 ...
Place: paris france, milan italy, moscow russia, bahamas, france ...
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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, realistic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: car, youth, ambition, against the odds, human spirit, dedicated educator, rivalry, self discovery, teenage life, teacher, solar power, adventure ...
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, man hits a woman, sex scene, school, female nudity, video store, church, bathtub, woman in bathtub, taking a bath, altar boy ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1990
Place: poland
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 7.4
 33K
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, writers, family relations, abortion, christmas, smoking, redemption, hopes, artists and showbiz, writer's life, parents and children, urban ...
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, serious, realistic, non-linear, emotional ...
Plot: polish, singer, self discovery, music, romance, lookalikes, encounter, false identity, french, young woman, double life, puppet ...
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.
Style: exciting, based on true events, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: drug addict, competition, drugs, swimming, winner, sport competition, interrogation, accident, hospital, training, sport, running ...
Time: year 1988, year 1978, year 1990, year 1984
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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, 1990s ...
Place: germany, german democratic republic, east germany, europe, berlin germany ...
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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: rescue, vampire, spacecraft, mars, alien, space travel, blood, save the world, survival, danger, deadly, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1990
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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: clever, captivating, exciting, serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, teens, family outing
Plot: fish out of water, time machine, friendship, time traveler, young heroes, sent to the past, 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, friends, love and romance, dj, hostel, musician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 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, faked death, marital abuse ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1990, 20th century
Place: usa, iowa, 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, melancholic, enigmatic, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: investigation, amateur detective, writer's life, artists and showbiz, crimes, obsessive quest, suicide, mysterious death, small town, psychiatrist, blonde, car accident ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1999, 2010s, year 1990 ...
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
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 453
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: volkswagen beetle, male friendship, friendship between men, beard, 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: drunkenness, truck driver, airport, greek, pot smoking, drink, wedding reception, jazz music, death, bathroom, frustration, marijuana ...
Time: 90s, 70s, 60s, 80s, 1960s ...
Place: berlin germany, yugoslavia, greece, former yugoslavia
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Fear and Trembling (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Amélie, a young Belgian woman, having spent her childhood in Japan, decides to return to live there and tries to integrate in the Japanese society. She is determined to be a "real Japanese" before her year contract runs out, though it ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: translator, fish out of water, workplace, culture clash, employer employee relationship, power relations, boss and employee, workplace intrigue, demotion, friendship, cultural difference, japanese culture ...
Time: contemporary, year 1993, year 1990, year 1991, 1990s ...
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, belgium
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 6.9
 48K
Rent (2005)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: This rock opera tells the story of one year in the life of a group of bohemians struggling in modern day East Village, New York, USA. The story centers around Mark and Roger, two roommates. While a former tragedy has made Roger numb to life, Mark ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, semi serious, captivating, lyrical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, aids, friendship, bohemian life, musician, eviction, drug abuse, poverty, protest, roommate, coping, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1990 ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city ...
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Footprints on the Moon (1975)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Turkey
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Alice, a young translator, finds the real world slowly merging with her recurring nightmares as she tries to solve the puzzle of her recent memory loss. A postcard leads her to the island of Garma where the locals seems to know her. Is she who she ...
Style: cult film, avant garde, surprise ending
Plot: moon, dog, virginity, murder, binoculars, child abuse, police, pursuit, girl, violinist, extramarital affair, flowers ...
Time: year 2000, year 1990
Place: paris france
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 6.9
 11K
Towelhead (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young Arab-American girl struggles with her sexual obsession, a bigoted Army reservist and her strict father during the Gulf War.
Style: melancholic, disturbing, compassionate, enigmatic, intense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, pedophilia, small town, racism, coming of age, sexual abuse, neighbor, gulf war, child abuse, sexuality, generation gap, first love ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1991, year 1990
Place: texas, usa, houston texas, california
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Night of the Living Dead (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this remake of the original classic film, a group of people are trapped inside a farmhouse as legions of the walking dead try to get inside and use them for food.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, brutal, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, survival, danger, chaos, cannibalism, back from the dead, woman in danger, small town, apocalypse, death, hell on earth, eaten alive ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1990, 90s, 1990s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, america, pittsburgh
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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, child in peril ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, year 1990, twentieth century, 90s ...
Place: oregon, los angeles, california
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 7.0
 173K
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, tense, disturbing, 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 ...
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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, mischievous children, babies and infants, disorder, teenage life, parents and children, goofy hero, single parent, youth ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1990, 80s
Place: australia, san francisco
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