Movie Releases by User Score

Saving Private Ryan 1.

Saving Private Ryan

July 24, 1998 | TV-MA
During the WWII D-Day invasion, a squad of soldiers led by Captain John Miller (Tom Hanks) is sent into Normandy to find Private James Ryan (Matt Damon), and return him to his mother in America. She has already lost three other sons in this war.
Metascore:
91
User Score:
8.9
The Truman Show 2.

The Truman Show

June 5, 1998 | PG
Twenty-nine years ago, a baby boy was adopted by the OmniCam Corporation to become the subject of the most popular television show of all time. His name is Truman Burbank. (Paramount Pictures)
Metascore:
90
User Score:
6.6
Shakespeare in Love 3.

Shakespeare in Love

December 11, 1998 | R
Shakespeare in Love is a romantic comedy for the 1990s set in the 1590s. It imaginatively unfolds the witty, sexy and timeless tale behind the creation of the greatest love story ever told. (Miramax Films)
Metascore:
87
User Score:
7.1
Rushmore 4.

Rushmore

December 11, 1998 | R
Max Fischer, a tenth grade scholarship student at Rushmore Academy, falls in love with Rosemary Cross, a widowed elementary school teacher, but his friendship with Herman Blume, an unhappy, wealthy industrialist, suffers when Blume falls for Miss Cross as well.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
8.7
Out of Sight 5.

Out of Sight

June 26, 1998 | R
Based on the novel by Elmore Leonard, Out of Sight tells the story of the unlikely relationship that forms between a sexy US Marshal (Lopez) and a charming career criminal (Clooney).
Metascore:
85
User Score:
8.4
The Last Days 6.

The Last Days

October 23, 1998 | PG-13
In late 1944, even as they faced imminent defeat, the Nazis expended enormous resources to kill or deport over 425,000 Jews during the "cleansing" of Hungary. This Oscar-winning documentary, executive produced by Steven Spielberg, focuses on the plight of five Hungarian Jews who survived imprisonment in Auschwitz. Though these survivors recount the horrors they witnessed and endured as a result of the Nazis' "Final Solution," their individual triumphs are a testament to hope and humanity.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
tbd
The Celebration 7.

The Celebration

October 9, 1998 | R
At Helge's 60th birthday party, some unpleasant family truths are revealed.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.1
Hands on a Hardbody: The Documentary 8.

Hands on a Hardbody: The Documentary

July 10, 1998 | PG
Twenty-four contestants compete in an endurance/sleep deprivation contest in order to win a brand new Nissan Hardbody truck. The last person to remain standing with his or her hand on the truck wins. An absurd marketing gimmick at first glance, the contest proves to be much more...
Metascore:
82
User Score:
tbd
A Simple Plan 9.

A Simple Plan

December 11, 1998 | R
Captivated by the lure of sudden wealth, the quiet rural lives of two brothers (Paxton, Thornton) erupt into conflicts of greed, paranoia and distrust when over four million dollars in cash is discovered at the remote site of a downed small airplane. (Paramount Pictures)
Metascore:
82
User Score:
7.5
Happiness 10.

Happiness

October 16, 1998 | Open
A series of intertwining love stories, stories of connections missed and made between people, how people always struggle to make a connection, and to what degree they succeed or don't. (Good Machine Releasing)
Metascore:
81
User Score:
2.5
The Eel 11.

The Eel

August 21, 1998 | Not Rated
A businessman kills his adulterous wife and is sent to prison. After the release, he opens a barbershop and meets new people, talking almost to no one except an eel he befriended while in prison.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
tbd
The General 12.

The General

December 18, 1998 | R
The real-life story of Dublin folk hero and criminal Martin Cahill, who pulled off two daring robberies in Ireland, but attracted unwanted attention from the police, the IRA, the UVF and members of his own team.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
tbd
Love and Death on Long Island 13.

Love and Death on Long Island

March 6, 1998 | PG-13
A stuffy British novelist becomes infatuated with a cinematic teen idol and sets out to meet him.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.3
Taste of Cherry 14.

Taste of Cherry

March 20, 1998 | Not Rated
An Iranian man drives his truck in search of someone who will quietly bury him under a cherry tree after he commits suicide.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.2
Central Station 15.

Central Station

November 20, 1998 | R
A young boy's (Oliveira) mother is killed in front of Rio de Janeiro's Central Station. Homeless and with nowhere to turn, he is reluctantly befriended by a lonely and cynical woman (Montenegro). Resisting her initial impulse to make a quick profit off the child, she commits to returning him to his father in Brazil's remote Northeast. The trip becomes a quest for their own identities: one boy's search for his father, and one woman's search for her heart. (Sony Pictures Classics)
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.6
Affliction 16.

Affliction

December 30, 1998 | R
An emotionally shattering drama about a man (Nolte) who has taken several wrong turns in his life and who now finds himself on a collision course with his own destiny. (Lions Gate Films)
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.2
Hilary and Jackie 17.

Hilary and Jackie

December 30, 1998 | R
The story of the brilliant concert cellist Jacqueline du Pre, seen from the perspectives of her sister Hilary and brother Piers.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
7.9
A Bug's Life 18.

A Bug's Life

November 25, 1998 | G
The story of an ant named Flik who is searching for better ways to be a bug.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
7.8
Smoke Signals 19.

Smoke Signals

June 26, 1998 | TV-14
Though Victor and Thomas have lived their entire young lives in the same tiny town, they couldn't have less in common! But when Victor is urgently called away, it's Thomas who comes up with the money to pay for his trip. There's just one thing Victor has to do: take Thomas along for the ride! (Miramax)
Metascore:
76
User Score:
6.6
The Last Days of Disco 20.

The Last Days of Disco

May 29, 1998 | R
In the last months of the disco era, a popular dance club becomes the center of nightlife for a group of young people who recently arrived in Manhattan. [Castle Rock]
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.0
Bulworth 21.

Bulworth

May 19, 1998 | R
A 'tragic-farce,' Bulworth takes a comedic look at race and class in the United States, campaign finance, and the power of big money and media in America. [Twentieth Century Fox]
Metascore:
75
User Score:
8.8
Elizabeth 22.

Elizabeth

November 6, 1998 | R
This historical drama chronicles the life of Queen Elizabeth I, from her days as an innocent young woman through her transformation into England's legendary "Virgin Queen." Formidable. Untouchable. Unbeatable... (Gramercy Pictures)
Metascore:
75
User Score:
7.4
Western 23.

Western

July 24, 1998 | Not Rated
Catalonian Paco is a traveling rep for a shoe manufacturer. When he stops to pick up Russian emigree hitchhiker Nino, Paco soon finds himself on the side of the road with everything stolen out from under him. Local gift shop owner Marinette gives the Spaniard a lift. Their mutual attraction manifests itself quickly, and Paco, who was fired over the stolen-car episode, hangs around. When he happens to spot Nino in the same town, he beats up the scrawny Russian, who lands in the hospital. Oddly enough, this marks the beginning of a beautiful friendship. Paco and Nino soon take the trip down the road together.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
tbd
Gods and Monsters 24.

Gods and Monsters

November 4, 1998 | R
Hollywood history comes to life in this tale of the last days of Frankenstein director James Whale (McKellen). Long forgotten by the studios, Whale has retired to pursue painting and a life of leisure. Gods and Monsters explores his final fascination with a handsome gardener, Clayton Boone (Fraser). (Lions Gate Films)
Metascore:
74
User Score:
7.8
High Art 25.

High Art

June 12, 1998 | R
An award-winning romantic drama about a photo magazine editor (Mitchell) and the heroin-addicted former photo prodigy (Sheedy) with whom she falls in love.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
8.5
Down in the Delta 26.

Down in the Delta

December 25, 1998 | PG-13
Rosa Lynn sends her druggie daughter Loretta and her children Thomas and Tracy away from the big city to live with their uncle Earl in the ancestral home in rural Mississippi. Earl puts Loretta to work in his restaurant, Just Chicken, while also telling them about the generations of their family, the Sinclairs, dating back to their time in slavery before the the Civil War.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
tbd
Sonatine 27.

Sonatine

April 10, 1998 | R
Several yakuza from Tokyo are sent to Okinawa to help end a gang war. The war then escalates and the Tokyo drifters decide to lay low at the beach.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
tbd
Flowers of Shanghai 28.

Flowers of Shanghai

October 5, 1998 | Unrated
In Shanghai in the 1880s there are four elegant brothels (flower houses): each has an auntie (called madam), a courtesan in her prime, older servants, and maturing girls in training. The men gather around tables of food, playing drinking games. An opium pipe is at hand. The women live within dark-paneled walls. The atmosphere is stifling, as if Chekhov was in China. The melancholy Wang is Crimson's patron; will he leave her for the younger Jasmin? Emerald schemes to buy her freedom, aided by patron Luo. Pearl, an aging flower, schools the willful Jade, who thinks she has a marriage agreement with young master Zhu. Is she dreaming? Women fade, or connive, or despair.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
tbd
Antz 29.

Antz

October 2, 1998 | PG
When one ant becomes disenfranchised from the totalitarian work regime of his colony, he adventures off to lands unknown.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
8.0
Pi 30.

Pi

July 10, 1998 | R
Max Cohen, a mathematician and computer genius, finds himself pursued by Wall Street traders and a Hasidic cabal in this award-winning film.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
7.4
Monument Ave. 31.

Monument Ave.

September 25, 1998 | R
Set in a tough Irish-American neighborhood, this is a story about the power of loyalty, community, and friendship in the world of organized crime.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
tbd
Mulan 32.

Mulan

June 19, 1998 | G
Mulan chronicles the daring adventures of a young Chinese woman whose irrepressible spirit clashes with her tradition-bound society.  [Disney]
Metascore:
71
User Score:
8.4
Without Limits 33.

Without Limits

September 11, 1998 | G
The life of renowned runner Steve Prefontaine and his relationship with legendary coach Bill Bowerman.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
tbd
Next Stop Wonderland 34.

Next Stop Wonderland

August 21, 1998 | TV-MA
A lighthearted story about a man and a woman who seem destined to be together and the hilarious chain of accidents that seem determined to keep them apart! (Miramax)
Metascore:
71
User Score:
5.2
The Big Lebowski 35.

The Big Lebowski

March 6, 1998 | R
A scattered farce about a pothead bowler who is mistaken for a deadbeat philanthropist.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
8.6
Fallen Angels 36.

Fallen Angels

January 30, 1998 | R
Set in the neon-washed underworld of present-day Hong Kong, Fallen Angels intertwines two exhilarating tales of love and isolation in a blitz of ultra-hip style and classical cinematic sensibilities. (Kino International)
Metascore:
71
User Score:
7.9
Pleasantville 37.

Pleasantville

October 23, 1998 | PG-13
In Gary Ross' daring modern fairy tale Pleasantville, an entire fictional town is granted a chance to experience the comedies, and dangers of real life. In this fantastical adventure, two late 20th Century teenagers (Maguire, Witherspoon) accidentally bring living color to a mysterious suburb trapped in a black-and-white 50's utopia -- and set off a revolution. (New Line Cinema)
Metascore:
71
User Score:
8.7
Waking Ned Devine 38.

Waking Ned Devine

November 20, 1998 | PG
From the land where fairy tales were born comes a disarmingly original comic fable about the true meaning of fortune. (Fox Searchlight)
Metascore:
71
User Score:
7.4
Wilde 39.

Wilde

May 1, 1998 | R
The turmoil in poet/playwright Oscar Wilde's life after he discovers his homosexuality.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
tbd
Primary Colors 40.

Primary Colors

March 20, 1998 | R
John Travolta leads an all-star cast on a wild race to the presidency in this savagely funny comedy. (Universal Pictures)
Metascore:
70
User Score:
8.3
The Opposite of Sex 41.

The Opposite of Sex

May 22, 1998 | R
Lessons of life and love are learned as various characters confront and explore their own sexuality, learn to let go of their traditional beliefs and ultimately discover that what they really want is "the opposite of sex" - lasting, committed and loving relationships. (Sony Pictures Classics)
Metascore:
70
User Score:
7.6
The Spanish Prisoner 42.

The Spanish Prisoner

April 3, 1998 | PG
This film centers on an elaborate confidence game, and its labyrinthine plot is laden with twists and reversals. (Sony Pictures Classics)
Metascore:
70
User Score:
8.4
Your Friends & Neighbors 43.

Your Friends & Neighbors

August 21, 1998 | NC-17
Six urbanites play musical beds.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
5.0
The Cruise 44.

The Cruise

October 23, 1998 | PG-13
Timothy "Speed" Levitch, a tour guide for Manhattan's Gray Line double-decker buses, talks fast, is in love with the city, and dispenses historical facts, architectural analysis, and philosophical musings in equal measures. He's reflective and funny about cruising: he loves it, got in it to meet women, and he'd quit work if he could. His personal life is disclosed in small doses: he takes home $200 a week for 20 hours work, home is his suitcase and wherever he can flop.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
tbd
I Went Down 45.

I Went Down

June 24, 1998 | R
Fresh out of prison, Git rescues a former best friend (now living with Git's girlfriend) from a beating at the hands of loan sharks. He's now in trouble with the mob boss, Tom French, who sends Git to Cork with another debtor, Bunny Kelly, to find a guy named Frank Grogan, and take him to a man with a friendly face at a shack across a bog. It's a tougher assignment than it seems: Git's a novice, Bunny's prone to rash acts, Frank doesn't want to be found (and once he's found, he has no money), and maybe Tom's planning to murder Frank, which puts Git in a moral dilemma. Then, there's the long-ago disappearance of Sonny Mulligan. What's a decent and stand-up lad to do?
Metascore:
69
User Score:
tbd
Funny Games 46.

Funny Games

March 11, 1998 | Unrated
Two psychotic young men take a mother, father, and son hostage in their vacation cabin and force them to play sadistic "games" with one another for their own amusement.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
5.4
There's Something About Mary 47.

There's Something About Mary

July 15, 1998 | Unrated
An outrageous, gross-out romantic comedy starring Cameron Diaz as every guy's ideal and Ben Stiller as her hopeless suitor.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
8.5
Slums of Beverly Hills 48.

Slums of Beverly Hills

August 14, 1998 | R
A funny, raw and engagingly personal memoir of growing-up on the wrong side of the 90210 zip code. (Fox Searchlight)
Metascore:
69
User Score:
8.7
Live Flesh 49.

Live Flesh

January 16, 1998 | R
An obsessed Víctor (Rabal) tries to get with Elena (Neri). Policemen David (Bardem) and Sancho (Sancho) are called in. Victor is sent to jail after accidently shooting David and seeks them out after he gets out of jail.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
7.1
Buffalo '66 50.

Buffalo '66

June 26, 1998 | R
A social misfit is rescued from emotional annihilation by the girl he kidnaps.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
8.7
Babe: Pig in the City 51.

Babe: Pig in the City

November 25, 1998 | G
This sequel takes the three musketeers, Babe, Ferdy and Mrs. Hoggett, on a crusade into the midst of a large city where despite incredible obstacles, they're able to turn enemies into friends, raise enough money to save the farm and combine the two worlds into one. Once again, it's Babe's kind and steady heart that achieves miracles. [Universal]
Metascore:
68
User Score:
6.6
Henry Fool 52.

Henry Fool

June 19, 1998 | R
Henry Fool, an ex-con (Ryan) moves into garbagman Simon's (Urbaniak) basement to write his book. He encourages Simon to write as well and Simon develops a poem that makes him world famous.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
6.2
Little Voice 53.

Little Voice

December 4, 1998 | R
A magical musical comedy about the power and perils of expression. (Miramax Films)
Metascore:
68
User Score:
8.5
A Civil Action 54.

A Civil Action

December 25, 1998 | PG-13
A tenacious young lawyer (Travolta) is confronted with the case of a lifetime in this unbelievable real-life story.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
7.7
Edge of Seventeen 55.

Edge of Seventeen

June 14, 1998 | Not Rated
A teenager copes with his sexuality on the last day of school in 1984. It shows him coping with being gay and being with friends.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
tbd
Enemy of the State 56.

Enemy of the State

November 16, 1998 | R
A successful lawyer finds himself the target of a treacherous NSA official and his goons after receiving evidence about a politically motivated murder.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
8.3
Ronin 57.

Ronin

September 25, 1998 | R
When an international team of former Cold War intelligence adversaries meet in a warehouse, their adventure of friendship, intrigue and betrayal has just begun. Like the masterless Samurai of ages past, these modern day Ronin are embarking on their final covert mission -- to recover a mysterious briefcase for an unknown employer and to stay alive. (MGM)
Metascore:
67
User Score:
8.2
Ever After 58.

Ever After

July 31, 1998 | PG-13
Drew Barrymore stars in this unique re-telling of the Cinderella story.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
8.8
Pecker 59.

Pecker

September 25, 1998 | R
A Baltimore sandwich shop employee becomes an overnight sensation when photographs he's taken of his weird family become the latest rage in the art world.  (Warner Home Video)
Metascore:
66
User Score:
7.4
Dark City 60.

Dark City

February 20, 1998 | Not Rated
Alex Proyas directs this futuristic thriller about a man (Sewell) waking up to find he is wanted for brutal murders he doesn't remember. Haunted by mysterious beings who stop time and alter reality, he seeks to unravel the riddle of his identity. [New Line]
Metascore:
66
User Score:
8.7
Two Girls and a Guy 61.

Two Girls and a Guy

April 24, 1998 | NC-17
A struggling New York actor is confronted by his two girlfriends when they discover that he has been two-timing both of them.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
7.4
Twilight of the Ice Nymphs 62.

Twilight of the Ice Nymphs

January 1, 1998
Peter Glahn is released after years of incarceration as a political prisoner and is now returning to his homeland, the mythical Mandragora where the sun never sets. On board the ship home, he meets the mysterious Juliana Kossel who vanishes after stealing his heart. Once he arrives on the island, he goes to the family ostrich farm run by his sister Amelia. He finds Amelia living with a farmhand named Cain Ball who fears that Peter's return will endanger the agreement he made with Amelia that will see him inherit the farm. Amelia has since fallen for the vain Dr. Isaac Solti who controls the island and has a hold on both Zephyr Eccles, the widow of a local fisherman, and Juliana, Peter's dream girl from the ship. Solti's true obsession is a recently discovered statue of Venus that possesses strange powers. All the characters meet at Solti's lab where the sexual tensions erupt.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
tbd
Velvet Goldmine 63.

Velvet Goldmine

November 6, 1998 | R
Brian Slade was the rock god of the glam rock era in London during the 70s.  Ten years after his sudden disappearance at the peak of his career, a young reporter sets out to find the truth about a publicity stunt gone wrong.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
8.0
The Horse Whisperer 64.

The Horse Whisperer

May 15, 1998 | PG-13
After her daughter is injured in a horseback riding accident, a sophisticated New York woman (Thomas) desperately seeks the help of a Montana horse whisperer (Redford) to help her daughter and the horse recover from the trauma.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
6.2
A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries 65.

A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries

September 18, 1998 | R
Based on the family life of writer James Jones, this film portrays an unconventional American family living in Paris in the sixties and seventies from the point of view of the daughter.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
tbd
The Gingerbread Man 66.

The Gingerbread Man

January 23, 1998 | R
He knew the law, but he forgot the rules: Never get involved with a client. And never put your family in danger. Step into the courtly world of Savannah's top-tier law firms. Meet one of the brightest young stars of the bar, Rick Magruder (Branagh). And witness how his obsession with a beautiful, mysterious client (Davidtz), stalked by her deranged father, plunges him into a world of terrifying intrigue and deadly deceit. (Universal)
Metascore:
65
User Score:
7.2
He Got Game 67.

He Got Game

May 1, 1998 | R
Denzel Washington stars as a prison inmate trying to earn himself an early release by talking his estranged son into playing basketball at the governor of New York's alma mater.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
8.4
Clockwatchers 68.

Clockwatchers

May 15, 1998 | PG-13
The relationship between four female temps all working for the same credit company is threatened with the arrival of a new hire, who lands a permanent position one of the women was vying for.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
tbd
The Prince of Egypt 69.

The Prince of Egypt

December 18, 1998 | PG
Experience the extraordinary tale of two brothers, one born of royal blood, one an orphan with a secret past. Growing up the best of friends, they share a strong bond of free-spirited youth and good-natured rivalry. But the truth ultimately sets them at odds, as one becomes the ruler of the most powerful empire on earth and the other, the chosen leader of his people. Their final confrontation changes their lives - and the world - forever. (DreamWorks LLC)
Metascore:
64
User Score:
8.6
Living Out Loud 70.

Living Out Loud

October 30, 1998 | R
Holly Hunter stars as a middle-aged divorcee who rediscovers life's possibilities in this offbeat dramedy.  (New Line Cinema)
Metascore:
64
User Score:
5.5
The Parent Trap 71.

The Parent Trap

July 29, 1998 | PG
The story of identical twin sisters (Lohan), separated at birth and raised on different continents by their successful parents Nick Parker (Quaid) and Elizabeth James (Richardson). Unaware of each other's existence, the girls coincidentally meet at an exclusive summer camp in Maine. The girls devise a scheme to switch places and ultimately reunite their parents.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
7.7
Star Trek: Insurrection 72.

Star Trek: Insurrection

December 11, 1998 | PG
The ninth film in the Star Trek series. A Federation investigation of a planet is actually a cover for an insidious plot to destroy its people and steal their secret for longevity. (Paramount)
Metascore:
64
User Score:
6.1
One True Thing 73.

One True Thing

September 18, 1998 | R
When crisis confronts Katherine and George Gulden (Streep, Hurt), they turn to their grown daughter, Ellen (Zellweger), for support. An ambitious New York journalist, Ellen at first rejects the idea of returning home. But once there, Ellen embarks on a journey of self-discovery that will change her forever. (Universal Studios)
Metascore:
63
User Score:
7.7
The Mask of Zorro 74.

The Mask of Zorro

July 17, 1998 | PG-13
A sweeping romantic adventure of love and honor, of tragedy and triumph set against Mexico's fight for independence from the iron fist of Spain. (Sony)
Metascore:
63
User Score:
8.7
American History X 75.

American History X

October 30, 1998 | R
A groundbreaking controversial drama about the tragic consequences of racism in a family. (New Line Cinema)
Metascore:
62
User Score:
8.7
The Negotiator 76.

The Negotiator

July 29, 1998 | R
Maverick negotiator Danny Roman (Jackson) is framed for embezzlement and the murder of his partner and best friend. Newly married and faced with an unjust prison sentence, Roman turns hostage-taker to smoke out the guilty ones in his own squad. Brought in to square off against Danny is the respected and methodical negotiator Chris Sabian (Spacey). Under siege and battling against time, the two lock in a deadly battle of wits, finding that when your friends betray you, sometimes the only person you can trust is a stranger.  (Warner Bros.)
Metascore:
62
User Score:
8.7
The Faculty 77.

The Faculty

December 25, 1998 | R
When some very creepy things start happening around school, the kids at Herrington High make a chilling discovery that confirms their worst suspicions: their teachers really are from another planet! As mind-controlling parasites rapidly begin spreading from the faculty to the students' bodies, it's ultimately up to the few who are left -- an unlikely collection of loners, leaders, nerds, and jocks -- to save the world from alien domination! [Buena Vista]
Metascore:
61
User Score:
8.9
Mr. Jealousy 78.

Mr. Jealousy

June 5, 1998 | R
Lester is an occasional substitute teacher and he's very jealous. He is jealous about the last boyfriend of his slightly wacky current partner Ramona - arrogant bestselling author Dashiell. Lester joins Dashiell's therapy group under an alias to find out if Dashiell still has any feelings for her.
Metascore:
61
User Score:
7.0
Cube 79.

Cube

September 11, 1998 | R
Six people wake up from their daily lives and find they are imprisoned in a deadly maze. Slowly they discover that each holds a key to unlocking this diabolical puzzle. But as a mathematical formula for escape begins to reveal itself, the enemy rises from within themselves and survival is threatened by the same human weaknesses that created the Cube. [Trimark Pictures]
Metascore:
61
User Score:
7.4
The Governess 80.

The Governess

July 31, 1998 | R
Set in early 1840's London, Rosina (Driver), the eldest daughter, rejects an arranged marriage and sets out to support her family after they fall into debt when her father is murdered. She finds it hard to locate a job because she is Jewish and invents a new identity to work as a governess.
Metascore:
60
User Score:
tbd
The X Files 81.

The X Files

June 19, 1998 | PG-13
With the dubious assistance of a paranoid doctor, Mulder and Scully risk their careers and their lives to hunt down a deadly virus which may be extraterrestrial in origin - and could destroy all life on earth! (Fox)
Metascore:
60
User Score:
8.2
Rush Hour 82.

Rush Hour

September 18, 1998 | PG-13
The fastest hands in the East meet the biggest mouth in the West when legendary martial arts daredevil Jackie Chan teams with comedic powerhouse Chris Tucker. (New Line Cinema)
Metascore:
60
User Score:
8.6
The Wedding Singer 83.

The Wedding Singer

February 13, 1998 | PG-13
Robbie, a wedding singer, and Julia, a waitress, are both engaged to be married but to the wrong people. Luckily, fortune intervenes to help them discover each other.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
8.0
Life Is Beautiful 84.

Life Is Beautiful

October 23, 1998 | PG-13
From one of the world's most acclaimed comic filmmakers comes an unexpected and unforgettable fable about the power of laughter to move the human heart and the power of the imagination to bolster the human spirit. (Miramax Films)
Metascore:
59
User Score:
7.8
Sliding Doors 85.

Sliding Doors

April 24, 1998 | R
Parallel story lines explore the concept of fate and how simple moments have the ability to change our lives.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
2.6
Stepmom 86.

Stepmom

December 25, 1998 | PG-13
This tearjerker centers on the relationship between a divorced mother (Sarandon) and the new woman in her ex-husband's life (Roberts).
Metascore:
58
User Score:
7.3
Permanent Midnight 87.

Permanent Midnight

September 16, 1998 | R
A comedy writer struggles to overcome his addiction to heroin.
Metascore:
57
User Score:
tbd
The Newton Boys 88.

The Newton Boys

March 27, 1998 | PG-13
The true story of America?s most successful bank robbing family.  (20th Century Fox)
Metascore:
57
User Score:
7.2
You've Got Mail 89.

You've Got Mail

December 18, 1998 | PG
A romantic comedy set in the age of e-mail.
Metascore:
57
User Score:
7.6
Beloved 90.

Beloved

October 16, 1998 | R
Based on Toni Morrison's acclaimed novel, this is the story of a runaway slave struggling to carve out a simple existence with her children in rural Ohio.
Metascore:
57
User Score:
6.0
How Stella Got Her Groove Back 91.

How Stella Got Her Groove Back

August 14, 1998 | R
The story of a woman who must break the rules of love and her own way of thinking to find her heart.  (Fox)
Metascore:
56
User Score:
7.8
Great Expectations 92.

Great Expectations

January 30, 1998 | R
An updated version of the story by Charles Dickens, set in modern day New York City.
Metascore:
55
User Score:
6.2
City of Angels 93.

City of Angels

April 10, 1998 | PG-13
Nicolas Cage and Meg Ryan star in this story of the love between a celestial angel and a very human woman. (Warner Bros.)
Metascore:
54
User Score:
8.2
Rounders 94.

Rounders

September 11, 1998 | R
A story of passion, risk, and the extreme price of friendship in the world of high-stakes poker. (Miramax)
Metascore:
54
User Score:
8.1
Return to Paradise 95.

Return to Paradise

August 14, 1998 | R
Return to Paradise is a twisted thriller of passion and betrayal in which two men face the decision of a lifetime. (Universal)
Metascore:
54
User Score:
7.0
The Siege 96.

The Siege

November 6, 1998 | R
A political thriller, a cautionary fiction that is chillingly close to leading news stories of the day. (Fox)
Metascore:
53
User Score:
6.9
Can't Hardly Wait 97.

Can't Hardly Wait

June 12, 1998 | PG-13
A teen-age romantic comedy set amid a night of wild partying in honor of high school graduation.
Metascore:
52
User Score:
7.8
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later 98.

Halloween H20: 20 Years Later

August 5, 1998 | R
It's been twenty years since Laurie Strode escaped her brother's wrath. Now, it's time for one hell of a family reunion. [Trancas International Films]
Metascore:
52
User Score:
5.3
Snake Eyes 99.

Snake Eyes

August 7, 1998 | R
Rick Santoro (Cage), a flamboyant Atlantic City police detective, comes to watch the fight and cash in on the hectic betting action. Suddenly, gunfire cuts down a ringside government official, and 14,000 fans suddenly become 14,000 suspects. What eyewitnesses saw, what a casino-wide spycam network reveals and what a mysterious woman in white knows--all lead to a shattering truth Santoro does not want to believe. (Paramount)
Metascore:
52
User Score:
2.1
Wild Things 100.

Wild Things

March 20, 1998 | Unrated
A mystery of deceit, sex and greed as unpredictable as a hungry gator, this is the swamp-steamy thriller about two high school students, the guidance counselor they accuse of rape and the detective who knows there's more to the story.  (Sony)
Metascore:
52
User Score:
8.1

Titles with fewer than 7 critic reviews are excluded.