Top 10 Movies of the 1990's

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The 1990's gave us some of the best movies of all time. These are the 10 that defined the decade.

Number 10

Forrest Gump (1994)

Winner of 6 Oscars including best picture, Forrest Gump tells the story of the United States from the 1950's and onward as seen through the eyes of the not so intelligent Forrest Gump.


Number 9

American Beauty (1999)

American Beauty won 5 Oscars including best picture. It tells the story of Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis who decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation for his daughter's attractive friend.

Number 8

The Usual Suspects (1995)

A winner of 2 Oscars, The Usual Suspects tells the story of 5 criminals who seem to be unconnected to a police investigation to a waterfront explosion in New York

Number 7

Fight Club (1999)

Fight Club tells the story of the Narrator, and Tyler Durden, who create a fight club to allow men a place to get their anger out.

Number 6

Saving Private Ryan (1998)

A winner of 5 Oscars, Saving Private Ryan tells the story of a group of American soldiers in World War 2 who are looking for Private James Ryan whose 3 other brothers were killed in action.

Number 5

Pulp Fiction (1994)

Winner of 1 Oscar, numerous stories connect around a drug boss 2 hit men, and a briefcase.

Number 4

Goodfellas (1990)

Story of 3 friends who work their way up the mob ladder. Won an Oscar

Number 3

The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Winner of 5 Oscars including best picture. This is the story of a FBI detective who must work with a captured serial killer Hannibal Lector to help catch another serial killer Buffalo Bill.

Number 2

The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

Shawshank tells the story of Andy Dufrane, an innocent man who is sent to prison for the murder of his wife and the man she is cheating on him with. His life, and the lives of others in prison are shown.

Number 1

Schindler's List (1993)

Winner of 7 Oscars including best picture. This movie tells the story of Oskar Schindler, who uses Jews to start a factory in Poland during World War 2. He witnesses the horrors endured by the Jews, and starts to save them.