Best Movies of 1994

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Best Movies of 1994
Best Movies of 1994
TOP Movies: Pulp Fiction (1994), The Shawshank Redemption (1994), Leon: The Professional (1994), Ed Wood (1994), Legends of the Fall (1994), Forrest Gump (1994), Natural Born Killers (1994), Little Giants (1994), Interview with the Vampire (1994), The Lion King (1994), Dumb and Dumber (1994), The Mask (1994), The Crow (1994), Clerks (1994), Bullets Over Broadway (1994), Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994), Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994), Don Juan DeMarco (1994), Little Women (1994), The Little Rascals (1994).
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Pulp Fiction (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster's moll and a washed-up boxer converge in this sprawling, comedic crime caper. Their adventures unfurl in three stories that ingeniously trip back and forth in time.
Style: neo noir, witty, exciting, clever, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drugs, crimes, dark humor, overdose, organized crime, hitman, gunfight, gangsters, killings, violence, cocaine, violent ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Framed in the 1940s for the double murder of his wife and her lover, upstanding banker Andy Dufresne begins a new life at the Shawshank prison, where he puts his accounting skills to work for an amoral warden. During his long stretch in prison, ...
Style: inspirational, touching, philosophical, twist ending, uplifting ...
Audience: kids
Plot: prison, prison escape, freedom, existentialism, friendship between men, life, life sentence, hopes, life philosophy, plot twist, powerful ending, human spirit ...
Time: 1940s, year 1963, year 1965, year 1966, year 1947 ...
Place: usa, maine, pacific ocean, mexico
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Leon: The Professional (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Leon, the top hit man in New York, has earned a rep as an effective "cleaner". But when his next-door neighbors are wiped out by a loose-cannon DEA agent, he becomes the unwilling custodian of 12-year-old Mathilda. Before long, ...
Style: neo noir, rough, suspenseful, suspense, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hitman, organized crime, mentor, murder, loneliness, revenge, sniper, crimes, loner, killings, friendship, life philosophy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, paris france, france, manhattan new york city
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Ed Wood (1994)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The mostly true story of the legendary "worst director of all time", who, with the help of his strange friends, filmed countless B-movies without ever becoming famous or successful.
Style: humorous, atmospheric, stylized, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: hollywood, misfit, filmmaking, drug addiction, friendship, director, showbiz, character study, actress, transvestism, lgbtq, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Legends of the Fall (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: An epic tale of three brothers and their father living in the remote wilderness of 1900s USA and how their lives are affected by nature, history, war, and love.
Style: emotional, captivating, sincere, sentimental, scenic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: world war one, love triangle, beautiful scenery, romance, love, father son relationship, death, relationships, twists and turns, civil war, sibling relationship, friendship ...
Time: 1910s, edwardian era, 1920s, 20th century, 90s ...
Place: usa, montana
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Forrest Gump (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A man with a low IQ has accomplished great things in his life and been present during significant historic events - in each case, far exceeding what anyone imagined he could do. Yet, despite all the things he has attained, his one true love eludes ...
Style: inspirational, touching, feel good, sincere, dramatic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, family outing, teens, chick flick ...
Plot: love, mentally challenged, life philosophy, philosophy, vietnam war, destiny, human spirit, rise to the top, journey, selflessness, courage, life & death ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c., vietnam, alabama, new york ...
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Natural Born Killers (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media.
Style: atmospheric, disturbing, surreal, sadistic, brutal ...
Plot: violence, dark humor, serial killer, psychopath, insanity, mass murder, crimes, criminal heroes, murderous pair, lovers on the run, sadism, violence spree ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: nevada, arizona, new mexico, paris france, london ...
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Little Giants (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Danny O'Shea's daughter is cut from the Peewee football team just for being a girl, he decides to form his own team, composed of other ragtag players who were also cut. Can his team really learn enough to beat the elite team, coached ...
Style: feel good, humorous, melancholic, clever, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: sport, american football, football, childhood, cheerleader, coach, underdog, child, family, youth, cheerleading, chase ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: ohio
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Interview with the Vampire (1994)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A vampire relates his epic life story of love, betrayal, loneliness, and dark hunger to an over-curious reporter.
Style: gothic, scary, gothic horror, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural, immortality, loneliness, goth, vampirism, dark hero, bonding, child vampire, vampire human love, monster as victim, haunted by the past ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1870s, georgian era, 1790s ...
Place: new orleans, paris france, san francisco, louisiana, usa ...
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The Lion King (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young lion cub named Simba can't wait to be king. But his uncle craves the title for himself and will stop at nothing to get it.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, inspirational, sad ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: disney, friendship, lion, adventure, family, betrayal, jungle, love, good versus evil, talking animals, tragedy, pride and honor ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa
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Dumb and Dumber (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Lloyd and Harry are two men whose stupidity is really indescribable. When Mary, a beautiful woman, loses an important suitcase with money before she leaves for Aspen, the two friends (who have found the suitcase) decide to return it to her. After ...
Style: humorous, absurd, funny, ridiculous, road movie ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: road trip, dimwit, dumb, buddies, stupidity, parakeet, adventure, friendship, odd couple, toilet humor, illiteracy, social misfits ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: utah, rhode island, colorado, new jersey, usa ...
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The Mask (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When timid bank clerk Stanley Ipkiss discovers a magical mask containing the spirit of the Norse god Loki, his entire life changes. While wearing the mask, Ipkiss becomes a supernatural playboy exuding charm and confidence which allows him to catch ...
Style: funny, humorous, light, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: superhero, alter ego, superhuman powers, dual identity, supernatural power, transformation, double life, dog, adventure, magic, masked man, villain ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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The Crow (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Exactly one year after young rock guitarist Eric Draven and his fiancée are brutally killed by a ruthless gang of criminals, Draven -- watched over by a hypnotic crow -- returns from the grave to exact revenge.
Style: gothic, dark fantasy, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, superhero, halloween, goth, vengeance, good versus evil, vigilantism, murder, afterlife, violence, justice, vigilante ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: michigan, detroit
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Clerks (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Convenience and video store clerks Dante and Randal are sharp-witted, potty-mouthed and bored out of their minds. So in between needling customers, the counter jockeys play hockey on the roof, visit a funeral home and deal with their love lives.
Style: funny, intellectual, humorous, clever, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, sarcasm, satire, slacker, everyday life, workplace, friendship between men, weed, drugs, loser, job, hipster ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1993
Place: new jersey, usa
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Bullets Over Broadway (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Set in 1920's New York City, this movie tells the story of idealistic young playwright David Shayne. Producer Julian Marx finally finds funding for the project from gangster Nick Valenti. The catch is that Nick's girl friend Olive Neal ...
Style: humorous, funny, light, atmospheric, talky ...
Plot: gangsters, mafia, broadway, murder, crimes, actor, writers, playwright, rehearsal, actress, satire, friendship ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Four Weddings And A Funeral is a British comedy about a British Man named Charles and an American Woman named Carrie who go through numerous weddings before they determine if they are right for one another.
Style: romantic, feel good, funny, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: wedding, romance, love, unrequited love, love story, love and romance, marriage, friendship, fall in love, wedding ceremony, love at first sight, funeral ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, london, scotland, europe
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Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: He's Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. Jim Carrey is on the case to find the Miami Dolphins' missing mascot and quarterback Dan Marino. He goes eyeball to eyeball with a man-eating shark, stakes out the Miami Dolphins and woos and wows the ...
Style: light, absurd, humorous, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: stupidity, private detective, dog, kidnapping, animals, farce, investigation, goofy hero, crimes, save the day, amateur detective, owner dog relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: miami, usa, florida, new jersey
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Don Juan DeMarco (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: John Arnold DeMarco is a man who believes he is Don Juan, the greatest lover in the world. Clad in a cape and mask, DeMarco undergoes psychiatric treatment with Dr. Jack Mickler to cure him of his apparent delusion. But the psychiatric sessions have ...
Style: sexy, feel good, fairy tale, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love, psychiatrist, mental institution, womanizer, mental illness, romance, self discovery, patient, mistaken identity, love and romance, doctors and patients, couples ...
Time: 90s, 18th century
Place: usa, new york
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Little Women (1994)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: With their father away as a chaplain in the Civil War, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy grow up with their mother in somewhat reduced circumstances. They are a close family who inevitably have their squabbles and tragedies. But the bond holds even when, later, ...
Style: sentimental, uplifting, serious, touching, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: sisters, family values, christmas, first love, couple relations, family bonds, women, life changing experience, civil war, love, coming of age, parent child relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
Place: massachusetts, new york, england, usa, new england ...
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The Little Rascals (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Spanky, Alfalfa, Buckwheat, and the other characters made famous in the Our Gang shorts of the 1920s and 1930s are brought back to life in this nostalgic children's comedy. When Alfalfa starts to question his devotion to the club's ...
Style: feel good, light, sentimental, sweet, not serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens, family outing
Plot: friendship, childhood, gang, dog, children, rivalry, bully, parents and children, child, misfit, mischievous children, precocious child ...
Time: 1930s, 90s, 20th century
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Speed (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Los Angeles SWAT cop Jack Traven is up against bomb expert Howard Payne, who's after major ransom money. First it's a rigged elevator in a very tall building. Then it's a rigged bus--if it slows, it will blow, bad enough any day, but ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, tense, romantic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: hostage, bomb, bus, highway, terrorism, unlikely partners, save the day, rescue, terrorist, chase, swat team, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Nell (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In a remote woodland cabin, a small town doctor discovers Nell - a beautiful young hermit woman with many secrets.
Style: touching, sentimental, psychological, emotional, compassionate ...
Audience: girls' night, kids
Plot: feral child, isolation, mental illness, family, disability, loneliness, secrets, childhood, nudity (full frontal - brief), self discovery, psychologist, wilderness ...
Time: 90s
Place: north carolina, usa
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Wolf (1994)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Publisher Will Randall becomes a werewolf and has to fight to keep his job.
Style: gothic, suspense, romantic, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, romance, workplace, transformation, deadly creature, police investigation, betrayal, monster, hunting, dangerous attraction, publisher ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: manhattan new york city, vermont, new york, usa
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The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two drag-queens and a transsexual contract to perform a drag show at a resort in Alice Springs, a resort town in the remote Australian desert. They head west from Sydney aboard their lavender bus, Priscilla. En route, it is discovered that the woman ...
Style: road movie, feel good, humorous, funny, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: transsexual, gay, desert, transvestism, gay slur, female impersonator, on the road, bus, road trip, gender bending, gays and lesbians, homosexuality ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia, south australia
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The Ref (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Caroline and Lloyd are a married couple constantly at each other's throats, masters at crafting acid-tongued barbs at the other's expense. Indeed, they are so obsessed with belittling each other that they never stop -- not even at ...
Style: talky, humorous, witty, funny, light ...
Plot: christmas, dysfunctional family, hostage, holiday, thief, farce, marriage counselor, family bonds, robbery, christmas party, blackmail, alcoholic ...
Time: 90s, 18th century
Place: usa, connecticut
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Reality Bites (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A small circle of friends suffering from post-collegiate blues must confront the hard truth about life, love and the pursuit of gainful employment. As they struggle to map out survival guides for the future, the Gen-X quartet soon begins to realize ...
Style: realistic, talky, humorous, cynical, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, friendship, coming of age, love triangle, romance, love, best friends, teenager, roommate, unlikely friendships, twentysomething life, looking for love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, new jersey, texas, houston texas ...
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It Could Happen to You (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Charlie Lang is a simple, kindhearted New York City cop. When he realizes he has no money to tip waitress Yvonne Biasi, Lang offers her half the winnings of his lottery ticket. Amazingly, the ticket happens to be a winner, in the sum of $4 million. ...
Style: romantic, feel good, sweet, light, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: love, generosity, lottery ticket, romance, honest, justice, love triangle, morality, greed, love story, gambling, rags to riches ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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Ladybird Ladybird (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maggie has had four children, by four different fathers, removed by social services because of a previous violent relationship. When she meets Jorge, a gentle Latin American refugee, she gradually sees her chance for happiness, but her history still ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, biting, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: violence, immigrants, fighting the system, dysfunctional family, working class, love, nudity (full frontal - brief), hospital, melancholy, life, race issues, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, california, liverpool, paraguay, london
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Richie Rich (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Billionaire heir Richie Rich has it all, including Reggie Jackson as a batting coach and Claudia Schiffer as a personal trainer -- but no playmates. What's more, scoundrel Laurence Van Dough is scheming to take over the family empire. Uh-oh! ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, sweet, sincere ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, rich and poor, children, family, friendship, wealth, butler, youth, childhood, money, teenager, when the parents are away ...
Place: usa
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Little Odessa (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The film follows the personal relationship between a father and his two sons, one of whom is a hit-man for the Russian mafia in Brooklyn.
Style: dark, gloomy, disturbing, bleak, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, gang, russian mafia, winter, hitman, snow, assassin, immigrants, twists and turns, jewish, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, tokyo, california, usa, brooklyn new york city
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