Movies of the 90s That Swept Us Away

Movies of the 90s That Swept Us Away

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The 90s is considered by some to be the best decade when it comes to music and movies.  Many successful musicians, actors, actresses and directors have made a name for themselves today because of a gig they did back in the then. In films, the 90s had one of the best movie break outs in history, hitting high movie reviews and gross earnings. Here are the top 10 movies of the 90s that swept us away even today.

Brave Heart

Mel Gibson is known for his versatile, award-winning roles.  The story of Brave Heart is about a man who leads a group of Scottish warriors in order to seek revenge for the death of his wife.


The 90s started with an iconic performance of the late Patrick Swayze and one of the sexiest women alive, Demi Moore. Ghost is a story of a man who died after being mugged and found out the whole scene was set up by his best friend Carl who has a love interest for his wife.

Schindlers List

In 1993, no other film other than Jurassic park has won more Oscar awards than Schindlers List. This film is about a German businessman saving over a thousand lives of Polish-Jewish refugees throughout the Holocaust by having them work in his factories.

Jurassic Park

In 1993, the Jurassic park franchise was created and hit the A list in such a short period of time. The movie is about a manmade island that was full of dinosaurs that were genetically restored due to a mosquito that was frozen millions of years ago.

Saving Private Ryan

This movie is a story about a troop trying to save Private Ryan as a request of his mother because he is the only one left in his blood line. The scene of the movie was during the World War 2 when many Americans lost their lives against the Germans.


A large meteor would hit the earth and the team of Harry Stamper is the only one who could stop it by drilling a hole on the meteor and placing a nuclear bomb.

Independence Day

The story revolves around an alien invasion that will happen, and the only way for humans to survive is to fight back by uniting with one another.

Silence of the Lambs

This movie is a psychological thriller that cemented the names of Jodi foster as Clarice Starling and Anthony Hopkins as Hannibal Lecter.

Forrest Gump

Forrest Gump is a story about a man who is frequently present in all historical events that happened in America, but the love of his life, Jenny always eludes him.


Titanic is the biggest movie ever made in this decade. It won many awards during its time and was received internationally. The story revolves around Rose, a sad English woman who was about to be wed with the wealthiest man on board but was swept away by an aspiring artist who was off to America.

The 90’s was full of great movies that will always be remembered by film and movie geeks all over the world. Even until today, when you will watch them on your DVD or in cable television for a dozen times, you just can’t get enough of them.

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