Movie Releases by Score

My Left Foot 1.

My Left Foot

March 30, 1990 | R
True story of cerebral palsied Christy Brown, who overcame his illness and poverty to become an accomplished artist, poet and writer.
Metascore:
97
User Score:
8.5
Reversal of Fortune 2.

Reversal of Fortune

October 17, 1990 | R
Jeremy Irons plays socialite Claus von Bulow, seeking legal exoneration in the most sensational attempted murder scandal of the 1980s. (Warner Bros.)
Metascore:
93
User Score:
8.1
Goodfellas 3.

Goodfellas

September 1, 1990 | R
Based on the bestselling book "Wiseguy" by Nicholas Pileggi, Scorsese's film profiles nearly 30 years of mob life in New York City.
Metascore:
90
User Score:
8.7
The Grifters 4.

The Grifters

December 5, 1990 | R
When small-time cheat Roy Dillon (Cusack) winds up in the hospital following an unsuccessful scam, it sets up a confrontation between his estranged mother Lilly (Huston) and sexy girlfriend Myra (Bening). Both Lilly and Myra are ruthless confidence artists playing the con game in a league far above Roy ... and always looking for their next victim. The question soon becomes who's conning who as Roy finds himself caught in a complicated web of passion and mistrust. (Miramax)
Metascore:
86
User Score:
8.8
The Killer 5.

The Killer

September 1, 1990 | R
A disillusioned assassin (Chow Yun-Fat) accepts one last hit in hopes of using his earnings to restore vision to a singer he accidentally blinded, only to be double-crossed by his boss.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.4
Cinema Paradiso 6.

Cinema Paradiso

March 1, 1990 | PG
Set in an Italian village, Salvatore finds himself enchanted by the flickering images at the Cinema Paradiso, yearning for the secret of the cinema’s magic. When the projectionist, Alfredo, agrees to reveal the mysteries of moviemaking, a deep friendship is born. The day comes for Salvatore to leave the village and pursue his dream of making movies of his own. Thirty years later he receives a message that beckons him back home to a secret and beautiful discovery that awaits him. [Miramax]
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.9
Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer 7.

Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer

January 5, 1990 | Unrated
Henry (Michael Rooker) is a psychopathic drifter who has coldly murdered a number of people for no particular reason and without any remorse. Leaving scores of bodies in his wake, Henry makes his way to Chicago, where his murderous streak continues and he settles into the rundown apartment of his drug-dealing former prison friend Otis (Tom Towles). Also moving into the space is Otis’s younger sister Becky (Tracy Arnold), who is fleeing from her abusive husband. Henry soon reveals his troubled childhood background to Becky, which resulted in Henry’s murder of his mother, the crime that landed him in prison. Unbeknownst to Becky, Henry continues to commit a series of random killings along with Otis, who has quickly developed a taste for murder. [Dark Sky Films]
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.3
Cyrano de Bergerac 8.

Cyrano de Bergerac

December 1, 1990 | PG
Embarrassed by his large nose, a romantic poet/soldier romances his cousin by proxy.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.2
An Angel at My Table 9.

An Angel at My Table

October 4, 1990 | R
Janet Frame was a brilliant child who, as a teen, was misdiagnosed with schizophrenia. Explore Janet's discovery of the world and her life in Europe as her books are published to acclaim.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
tbd
The Witches 10.

The Witches

August 24, 1990 | PG
A young boy stumbles onto a witch convention and must stop them, even after he has been turned into a mouse.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
7.7
Glory 11.

Glory

February 16, 1990 | PG
Robert Gould Shaw leads the U.S. Civil War's first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices from both his own Union Army, and the Confederates.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
7.6
The Freshman 12.

The Freshman

July 20, 1990 | PG
An N.Y.C. film school student (Matthew Broderick) accepts a job with a local mobster who resembles a famous cinema godfather and who takes the young man under his wing, after demanding total loyalty.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
7.3
After Dark, My Sweet 13.

After Dark, My Sweet

August 24, 1990 | R
An ex-boxer is drifting around after escaping from the mental hospital. He meets a widow who convinces him to help fix up the neglected estate her ex-husband left. Her Uncle talks them both into helping kidnap a rich boy for ransom money, and the ex-fighter must make decisions about his loyalties and what is right.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
tbd
Pump Up the Volume 14.

Pump Up the Volume

August 22, 1990 | R
A shy teen turns on the high school crowd when he broadcasts outrageous nightly monologues on a pirate radio station. (New Line Cinema)
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.7
House Party 15.

House Party

March 9, 1990 | R
Play's (Christopher Martin) parents are out of town, and he's planning the house party to end all house parties. His best friend, Kid (Christopher Reid), wants to go more than anything, knowing Sydney (Tisha Campbell), the hottest girl in school, is sure to be there. But when Kid gets into a fight at school, his father (Robin Harris) grounds him. Still determined to go, Kid sneaks out of the house and faces one calamity after another as he makes his way to Play's house and the party of the school year.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.5
Misery 16.

Misery

November 30, 1990 | R
After a famous author is rescued from a car crash by a fan of his novels, he comes to realize that the care he is receiving is only the beginning of a nightmare of captivity and abuse.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
8.5
Awakenings 17.

Awakenings

December 20, 1990 | PG-13
By opening one man's eyes to the world... he opened his own. A true story of a maverick doctor and the patients whose lives he changes. Dr. Malcolm Sayer, a shy research physician who uses an experimental drug to "awaken" the catatonic victims of a rare disease beginning with Leonard, the first patient to receive the controversial treatment. His awakening, filled with awe and enthusiasm, proves a rebirth for Sayer too, as the exuberant patient reveals life's simple but unutterably sweet pleasures to the introverted doctor. Encouraged by Leonard's stunning recovery, Sayer administers the drug to the other patients. The story of their friendship during this emotional journey is a testament to both the tenderness of the human heart and the strength of the human soul. (Sony Pictures)
Metascore:
74
User Score:
8.7
Edward Scissorhands 18.

Edward Scissorhands

December 7, 1990 | PG-13
In this modern fairy tale, Edward is a gentle, naive creation with razor sharp scissors for hands. When he is taken home by a kindly Avon lady live with her family, his adventure in the pastel paradise of Suburbia begins! (20th Century Fox)
Metascore:
74
User Score:
8.7
Mr. & Mrs. Bridge 19.

Mr. & Mrs. Bridge

November 23, 1990 | PG-13
Set after World War I, India and Walter Bridge (Joanne Woodward and Paul Newman) find their values clashing with their three children.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
8.0
The Long Walk Home 20.

The Long Walk Home

December 21, 1990 | PG
Two women, black and white, in 1955 Montgomery Alabama, must decide what they are going to do in response to the famous bus boycott lead by Martin Luther King.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
tbd
Miami Blues 21.

Miami Blues

April 20, 1990 | R
An ex-con's first act of freedom is moving to Miami where he restarts his old criminal ways with even more potency.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
6.5
Dances with Wolves 22.

Dances with Wolves

November 9, 1990 | PG-13
Rewarded for his heroism in the Civil War, Lt. Dunbar (Costner) wants to see the American frontier before it is gone. He is assigned to an adandoned fort, where a sioux tribe is his only neighbor. Overcoming the language barrier and their mutual fear and distrust, Dunbar and the proud Indians gradually become friends. Eventually, he falls in love with the beautiful Stands With a Fist (McDonnell), a white woman raised by the tribe. (MGM)
Metascore:
72
User Score:
8.5
Presumed Innocent 23.

Presumed Innocent

July 27, 1990 | R
As a lawyer investigates the murder of a colleague, he finds himself more connected to the crime than anyone else.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
7.6
Postcards from the Edge 24.

Postcards from the Edge

September 12, 1990 | R
Postcards from the Edge is a film about a very real mother-daughter relationship set against the backdrop of today's Hollywood. (Sony Pictures)
Metascore:
71
User Score:
7.4
The Krays 25.

The Krays

November 9, 1990 | R
This fact-based movie follows the life of the twin crime-lords in London's '60s underworld.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
tbd
The Rescuers Down Under 26.

The Rescuers Down Under

November 16, 1990 | G
The R.A.S. agents, Miss Bianca and Bernard, race to Australia to save a little boy and a rare golden eagle from a murderous poacher.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
6.7
A Shock to the System 27.

A Shock to the System

March 23, 1990 | R
When you think you're at the top of the corporate ladder and then discover they have managed to pull that ladder away, sometimes you have to take it upon yourself to "level" the playing field, both professionally and personally. Sir Michael Caine delivers an electrifying performance as Graham Marshall, who quickly catches onto the possibilities as he clears all the hurdles to occupy the corner office.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
tbd
Gremlins 2: The New Batch 28.

Gremlins 2: The New Batch

June 15, 1990 | PG-13
The Gremlins are back, and this time, they've taken control of a New York City media mogul's high-tech skyscraper.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
5.0
Avalon 29.

Avalon

October 19, 1990 | PG
A Polish-Jewish family comes to the U.S. at the beginning of the twentieth century. There, the family and their children try to make themselves a better future in the so-called promised land.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
tbd
Dick Tracy 30.

Dick Tracy

June 15, 1990 | PG
The comic strip detective finds his life vastly complicated when Breathless Mahoney makes advances towards him while he is trying to battle Big Boy Caprice's united mob.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
7.3
Die Hard 2 31.

Die Hard 2

July 2, 1990 | R
John McClane attempts to save the day, again, as rogue military officials seize control of Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
8.5
Arachnophobia 32.

Arachnophobia

July 18, 1990 | PG-13
A species of South American killer spider hitches a lift to the U.S. in a coffin and starts to breed and kill.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
7.2
The Russia House 33.

The Russia House

December 21, 1990 | R
An expatriate British publisher unexpectedly finds himself working for British intelligence to investigate people in Russia.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
tbd
The Unbelievable Truth 34.

The Unbelievable Truth

July 20, 1990 | R
A comedy of errors surrounding a beautiful college bound girl disturbingly preoccupied with the threat of nuclear destruction. Nevertheless, she falls in love with a handsome ex-con who is rumored to have murdered, many years before, the father of his high school sweetheart. (Possible Films)
Metascore:
67
User Score:
5.6
Alice 35.

Alice

December 25, 1990 | TV-PG
A spoiled Manhattan housewife re-evaluates her life after visiting a Chinatown healer.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
7.0
White Hunter Black Heart 36.

White Hunter Black Heart

September 14, 1990 | PG
A thinly fictionalized account of a legendary movie director, whose desire to hunt down an animal turns into a grim situation with his movie crew in Africa.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
tbd
Miller's Crossing 37.

Miller's Crossing

October 5, 1990 | TV-MA
In an unnamed Eastern city in 1929, the friendship between the local political boss (Finney) and Tom (Byrne), the man behind the man, is severed when they fall for same woman. Tom joins ranks with Johnny Caspar, Leo's enemy and rival, in a race for political power, resulting in a bloody, citywide gang war.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
8.6
Q & A 38.

Q & A

April 27, 1990 | R
Dirty cop, Mike Brennan thinks he got away with murder. But during a routine Q&A, the righteous assistant DA finds a clue that sets them both on a collision course.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
tbd
White Palace 39.

White Palace

October 19, 1990 | R
Still getting over the death of his wife, a young advertising executive meets an older waitress, a woman that might set him free.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
tbd
King of New York 40.

King of New York

September 28, 1990 | R
A drug kingpin (Christopher Walken) is released from prison and seeks to take total control of the criminal underworld in order to give back to the community.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
7.0
Tremors 41.

Tremors

January 19, 1990 | PG-13
Natives of a small isolated town defend themselves against strange underground creatures which are killing them one by one.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
7.7
Vincent & Theo 42.

Vincent & Theo

November 2, 1990 | PG-13
The tragic story of Vincent van Gogh is broadened by focusing on his brother Theodore, who helped support Vincent.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
6.2
Darkman 43.

Darkman

August 24, 1990 | R
A hideously scarred and mentally unstable scientist seeks revenge against the mobster who ruined his life.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
8.9
Home Alone 44.

Home Alone

November 16, 1990 | PG
Eight-year-old Kevin McCallister has become the man of the house, overnight! Accidentally left behind when his family rushes off on a Christmas vacation, Kevin gets busy decorating the house for the holidays. But he's not decking the halls with tinsel and holly. Two bumbling burglars are trying to break in, and Kevin's rigging a bewildering battery of booby traps to welcome them! (20th Century Fox Corp.)
Metascore:
63
User Score:
8.2
Bad Influence 45.

Bad Influence

March 9, 1990 | R
Michael, a wimpy young executive, is about to get pulverized by a jealous boyfriend in a bar when a handsome, mysterious stranger steps in--and then disappears. Later that night, while jogging, Michael runs into the stranger on a pier. He introduces himself as Alex, and the two go out to an under- ground club. Within a matter of days, Alex wheedles his way into Michael's life and turns it upside down, and Michael doesn't realize that Alex is a dangerous sociopath until it's too late.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
7.8
Internal Affairs 46.

Internal Affairs

January 12, 1990 | TV-14
An Internal Affairs agent becomes obsessed with bringing down a cop who has managed to maintain a spotless reputation despite being involved in a web of corruption.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
tbd
Cry-Baby 47.

Cry-Baby

April 6, 1990 | TV-14
In 1950s Baltimore, a bad boy with a heart of gold wins the love of a good girl, whose boyfriend sets out for revenge.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
tbd
Jacob's Ladder 48.

Jacob's Ladder

November 2, 1990 | R
The life of a traumatized Vietnam vet. begins to unravel as the line between reality and nightmarish visions becomes blurred.
Metascore:
62
User Score:
4.3
Henry & June 49.

Henry & June

October 5, 1990 | NC-17
Anaïs Nin meets the American writer, Henry Miller, in Paris in 1931. She keeps a diary of her sexual awakening which includes Henry and his wife, June.
Metascore:
62
User Score:
tbd
The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover 50.

The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover

April 6, 1990 | X
The wife of an abusive criminal finds solace in the arms of a kind regular guest in her husband's restaurant.
Metascore:
62
User Score:
7.7
Last Exit to Brooklyn 51.

Last Exit to Brooklyn

May 4, 1990 | R
Set in Brooklyn during the 1950s against a backdrop of union corruption and violence. A prostitute falls in love with one of her customers. Also a disturbed man discovers that he is homosexual.
Metascore:
62
User Score:
tbd
Kindergarten Cop 52.

Kindergarten Cop

December 21, 1990 | PG-13
An undercover cop must pose as a kindergarten teacher in order to catch a dangerous criminal. Once he wrangles his young charges, as well as the affections of a beautiful teacher, he prepares for a final showdown with his intended prey in this action-comedy. (Universal Studios)
Metascore:
61
User Score:
8.4
Mo' Better Blues 53.

Mo' Better Blues

August 3, 1990 | R
Financially irresponsible Giant (Spike Lee) manages a jazz group, but his sax player, Shadow (Wesley Snipes), wants to replace him with a better businessman. Bleek (Denzel Washington), the band's trumpeter, then tries to defend his close pal Giant, leading to a power struggle between the two musicians. Meanwhile, as Bleek tries to straighten things out with his band mates and manager, he also must choose to be with either sweet teacher Indigo (Joie Lee) or sultry singer Clarke (Cynda Williams).
Metascore:
61
User Score:
5.3
State of Grace 54.

State of Grace

September 14, 1990 | TV-MA
A New York cop is recruited to return to his hometown and infiltrate the mob ran by his best friend's brother.
Metascore:
60
User Score:
8.8
The Godfather: Part III 55.

The Godfather: Part III

December 25, 1990 | R
In this third film in the epic Corleone trilogy, Al Pacino reprises the role of powerful family leader Michael Corleone. Now in his 60's, Michael is dominated by two passions: freeing his family from crime and finding a suitable successor. That successor could be fiery Vincent (Garcia)... but he may also be the spark that turns Michael's hope of business legitimacy into an inferno of mob violence. [Paramount Pictures]
Metascore:
60
User Score:
7.7
Days of Thunder 56.

Days of Thunder

June 27, 1990 | PG-13
From the engine roar and fever pitch of professional stock car racing, Days of Thunder explodes with racing action. Race driver Cole Trickle, whose talent and ambition are surpassed only by his burning need to win. Discovered by businessman Tim Daland, Cole is teamed with legendary crew chief and car-builder Harry Hogge to race for the Winston Cup at the Daytona 500. A fiery crash nearly ends Cole's career and he must turn to a beautiful doctor to regain his nerve and the true courage needed to race, to win and to live.
Metascore:
60
User Score:
5.5
Memphis Belle 57.

Memphis Belle

October 12, 1990 | PG-13
In 1943, the crew of a B-17 based in UK prepares for its 25th and last bombing mission over Germany before returning home to the USA.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
tbd
The Hunt for Red October 58.

The Hunt for Red October

March 2, 1990 | PG
A new technologically-superior Soviet nuclear sub, the Red October, is heading for the U.S. coast under the command of Captain Marko Ramius (Connery). The American government thinks Ramius is planning to attack. A lone CIA analyst (Baldwin) has a different idea: he thinks Ramius is planning to defect, but he has only a few hours to find him and prove it-because the entire Russian naval and air commands are trying to find him, too. (Paramount Pictures)
Metascore:
58
User Score:
7.9
Total Recall 59.

Total Recall

June 1, 1990 | X
Doug Quaid (Schwarzenegger), a construction worker with a beautiful wife (Stone) and home in in the year 2084, decides to take a virtual vacation to Mars as a secret agent. When things go wrong during the aritificial memory implantation process, Quaid becomes reacts violently and must figure out if his life as Quaid or as the secret agent is his true life.
Metascore:
57
User Score:
8.8
The Fourth War 60.

The Fourth War

March 23, 1990 | R
Cold War drama about two gung-ho border commanders (Roy Scheider, Jurgen Prochnow) who carry out their own private war against each other on the German - Czechoslovakia border.
Metascore:
57
User Score:
tbd
The Two Jakes 61.

The Two Jakes

August 10, 1990 | R
It's 1948 and private eye Jake Gittes is still in Los Angeles in this sequel to "Chinatown."
Metascore:
56
User Score:
8.1
Mermaids 62.

Mermaids

December 14, 1990 | PG-13
An unconventional single mother relocates with her two daughters to a small Massachusetts town in 1963, where a number of events and relationships both challenge and strengthen their familial bonds.
Metascore:
56
User Score:
7.5
Quick Change 63.

Quick Change

July 13, 1990 | R
Grimm, a frazzled urbanite, disguises himself as a clown and sets out to rob a bank. Swiping a million bucks is a snap compared to getting out of town. Grimm and cohorts commandeer a car, a cab, a bus, a baggage tram and a plane to make what becomes for them a less-than-merry escape. (Warner Bros. Studio)
Metascore:
56
User Score:
6.3
The Hot Spot 64.

The Hot Spot

October 12, 1990 | R
A lowlife drifter (Johnson) who sells used cars in a Texas burg robs the local bank and gets involved with two women: one bad (Madsen), one innocent (Connelly). Based on Charles Williams' 1952 novel "Hell Hath No Fury." (MGM)
Metascore:
56
User Score:
7.7
Pacific Heights 65.

Pacific Heights

September 28, 1990 | R
A couple works hard to renovate its dream house and become landlords to pay for it. Unfortunately, one of their tenants has plans of his own.
Metascore:
55
User Score:
8.1
Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! 66.

Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!

May 4, 1990 | NC-17
When a disturbed young man (Antonio Banderas) kidnaps and ties up a porn queen, a psychological power play ensues. As the woman is held captive, she becomes torn by her growing bond with her abductor.
Metascore:
55
User Score:
7.8
Back to the Future Part III 67.

Back to the Future Part III

May 25, 1990 | PG
Marty McFly travels to 1885 to save his good friend, Doc Brown.
Metascore:
55
User Score:
8.2
Flatliners 68.

Flatliners

August 10, 1990 | R
A group of medical students subject themselves to near death experience in order to explore the afterlife, but when they return they are haunter by what they saw.
Metascore:
55
User Score:
8.8
Rocky V 69.

Rocky V

November 16, 1990 | PG-13
Upon returning home from his latest triumph, Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone) learns that all his money has been lost by an unscrupulous financial advisor. To make matters worse, his fight-related injuries force his retirement from the ring. So Rocky, his wife Adrian (Talia Shire) and his son Rocky Jr. (Sage Stallone) move to their old, low-rent neighborhood in South Philadelphia. There, the fighter must resolve the deep-rooted resentment held by his son, a bitterness that grows when Rocky trains Tommy Gunn (Tommy Morrison), a young boxer who soon rises to national prominence. When Tommy turns against his mentor and publicly taunts him, Rocky knows he must fight once more. [MGM]
Metascore:
55
User Score:
5.7
Tales from the Darkside: The Movie 70.

Tales from the Darkside: The Movie

May 4, 1990 | R
A young boy tells three stories of horror to distract a witch who plans to eat him.
Metascore:
54
User Score:
8.2
Night of the Living Dead 71.

Night of the Living Dead

October 19, 1990 | R
The undead return to life and seek the brains of human victims.
Metascore:
54
User Score:
7.6
Blue Steel 72.

Blue Steel

March 16, 1990 | R
A female rookie in the police force must engage in a cat-and-mouse game with a pistol-wielding psychopath who becomes obsessed with her.
Metascore:
54
User Score:
7.1
The Handmaid's Tale 73.

The Handmaid's Tale

March 9, 1990 | R
In a dystopian, polluted right wing religious tyranny, a young woman is put in sexual slavery on account of her now rare fertility.
Metascore:
53
User Score:
tbd
Lisa 74.

Lisa

April 20, 1990 | PG-13
A flirtatious teenager with an eye for older men gets more than she bargained for when the handsome stranger she's pursuing turns out to be a serial killer.
Metascore:
53
User Score:
tbd
Ghost 75.

Ghost

July 13, 1990 | PG-13
Patrick Swayze plays a ghost who teams with a psychic (Goldberg) to uncover the truth behind his murder - and to rescue his sweetheart (Moore) from a similar fate. (Paramount Pictures)
Metascore:
52
User Score:
8.6
Wild at Heart 76.

Wild at Heart

August 12, 1990 | R
David Lynch explores old theme: the story of two people (Cage and Dern) who thoroughly love each other, of two people whose love seems so strong that nothing can corrupt it. Yet, the evil forces of murder, corruption and perversion, which lurk beneath the seemingly clean surface of modern day America transform their journey into a ghost train ride and challenge their love to the extremes. (Von Marc Eberle)
Metascore:
52
User Score:
6.8
Betsy's Wedding 77.

Betsy's Wedding

June 22, 1990 | R
The very different Betsy and Jake are getting married. They want a small wedding but their dads want to give a big.
Metascore:
52
User Score:
tbd
Pretty Woman 78.

Pretty Woman

March 23, 1990 | R
When successful corporate mogul Edward Lewis (Gere) meets carefree call-girl Vivian Ward (Roberts), their two lives are worlds apart. But Vivan's energetic spirit challenges Edward's no-nonsense approach to life, and soon they are teaching each other -- and falling for each other. (Buena Vista).
Metascore:
51
User Score:
8.8
3 Men and a Little Lady 79.

3 Men and a Little Lady

November 21, 1990 | TV-PG
Sylvia's work increasingly takes her away from the three men who help bring up Mary, her daughter. When she decides to move to England and take Mary with her, the three men are heartbroken at losing the two most important females in their lives.
Metascore:
51
User Score:
7.3
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 80.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

March 30, 1990 | PG
Four teenage mutant ninja turtles emerge from the shadows to protect New York City from a gang of criminal ninjas.
Metascore:
51
User Score:
8.0
The Gods Must Be Crazy II 81.

The Gods Must Be Crazy II

April 13, 1990 | PG
6 people comically meet in the Kalahari desert: a female NYC lawyer flying with a local zoologist/pilot in a mini-plane, a Cuban and an African soldier taking each other POW, a Boer elephant poacher and a bushman looking for his 2 children.
Metascore:
51
User Score:
tbd
Quigley Down Under 82.

Quigley Down Under

October 19, 1990 | PG-13
Sharpshooter Matt Quigley is hired from Wyoming by an Australian rancher paying a very high price. But when Quigley arrives Down Under, all is not as it seems.
Metascore:
51
User Score:
tbd
Cadillac Man 83.

Cadillac Man

May 18, 1990 | R
Joe's a car salesman with a problem. He has two days to sell 12 cars or he loses his job. This would be a difficult task at the best of times but Joe has to contend with his girlfriends (he's two timing), a missing teenage daughter and an ex-wife. What more could go wrong ?.. a lot, enter a crazy jealous husband with a machine gun..
Metascore:
50
User Score:
6.0
Marked for Death 84.

Marked for Death

October 5, 1990 | R
A retired DEA agent is out to hunt down and take out a Jamaican drug posse that has targeted he and his family for murder.
Metascore:
49
User Score:
6.0
Texasville 85.

Texasville

September 28, 1990 | R
The summer of 1984: 32 years after Duane Jackson captained the high school football team and Jacy Farrow was homecoming queen, the small town of Anarene, Texas prepares for its centennial celebration. Oil prices are down, banks are failing, and Duane's $12 million in debt. His wife Karla drinks too much, his children are always in trouble, and he tom-cats around with the wives of friends. Jacy's back in town, after a mildly successful acting career, life in Italy, and the death of her son. People assume Duane and Jacy will resume their high school romance. And Sonny is "tired in his mind," causing worries for his safety. Can these friends find equilibrium in middle age?
Metascore:
49
User Score:
tbd
Lord of the Flies 86.

Lord of the Flies

March 16, 1990 | R
Stranded on an island, a group of schoolboys degenerate into savagery.
Metascore:
49
User Score:
7.5
The Exorcist III 87.

The Exorcist III

August 17, 1990 | R
A police Lieutenant uncovers more than he bargained for as his investigation of a series of murders, which have all the hallmarks of the deceased Gemini serial killer, leads him to question the patients of a psychiatric ward.
Metascore:
48
User Score:
7.2
Young Guns II 88.

Young Guns II

August 1, 1990 | PG-13
In 1881, cattle baron John Chisum pays a bounty to Patrick Floyd Garrett to kill outlaw Billy the Kid.
Metascore:
47
User Score:
8.0
Predator 2 89.

Predator 2

November 21, 1990 | R
Amidst a territorial gang war in 1997, a sophisticated alien hunter stalks the citizens of Los Angeles and the only man between him and his prey is veteran L.A.P.D. officer, Lieutenant Mike Harrigan.
Metascore:
46
User Score:
6.9
Jetsons: The Movie 90.

Jetsons: The Movie

July 6, 1990 | G
George Jetson is forced to uproot his family when Mr. Spacely promotes him to take charge of a new factory on a distant planet.
Metascore:
46
User Score:
7.6
Joe Versus the Volcano 91.

Joe Versus the Volcano

March 9, 1990 | PG
When a hypochondriac learns that he is dying, he accepts an offer to throw himself in a volcano at a tropical island, and along the way there, learns to truly live.
Metascore:
45
User Score:
5.4
I Love You to Death 92.

I Love You to Death

April 6, 1990 | R
After Joey (Kline) is found having an affair, his wife Rosalie hires hitmen to kill him.
Metascore:
45
User Score:
5.4
Stella 93.

Stella

February 2, 1990 | PG-13
A strong and eccentric woman's devoted relationship to her daughter through the years.
Metascore:
45
User Score:
tbd
Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael 94.

Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael

October 12, 1990 | PG-13
A small town prepares for the homecoming of superstar Roxy Carmichael, as does a young outsider, who believes Roxy is her mother.
Metascore:
44
User Score:
tbd
Taking Care of Business 95.

Taking Care of Business

August 17, 1990 | R
An uptight advertising exec has his entire life in a filofax organizer which mistakenly ends up in the hands of a friendly convict who poses as him.
Metascore:
42
User Score:
tbd
Crazy People 96.

Crazy People

April 13, 1990 | R
A bitter ad executive (Dudley Moore) who has reached his breaking point, finds himself in a mental institution where his career actually begins to thrive with the help of the hospital's patients.
Metascore:
42
User Score:
tbd
RoboCop 2 97.

RoboCop 2

June 22, 1990 | R
Cyborg law enforcer RoboCop returns to protect the citizens of old Detroit but faces a deadly challenge when a rogue OCP member secretly creates a new, evil RoboCop 2.
Metascore:
42
User Score:
7.4
Hardware 98.

Hardware

September 14, 1990 | R
The head of a cyborg reactivates, rebuilds itself, and goes on a violent rampage in a space marine's girlfriend's apartment.
Metascore:
41
User Score:
tbd
The Rookie 99.

The Rookie

December 7, 1990 | TV-14
A veteran detective gets stuck with a rookie cop when in pursuit of a German crook.
Metascore:
41
User Score:
5.7
Hard to Kill 100.

Hard to Kill

February 9, 1990 | R
Left for dead with his wife killed in their house, L.A. Detective Mason Storm will have to make a quick recovery, expose those behind the murder and take revenge.
Metascore:
41
User Score:
6.2

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