Here are the top 10 films of the 1990s according to viewers.

Many masterpieces of the 1990s have remained in our memory. So, making a list of the best films is not an easy task. However, 10 feature films of all genres combined stand out, according to several sites listing viewership ratings.

As such, this “rating” does not reflect the general opinion of the editors, and it is possible that some of your favorites are not included in it. But it makes it possible (again) to have a good time watching the cult films that have marked a generation.

“SCHINDLER’S LIST” BY STEVEN SPIELBERG

Directed by Steven Spielberg, Schindler’s List is inspired by the true story of Oskar Schindler, a German industrialist and member of the Nazi Party who helped thousands of Jews escape death during World War II. In 1994, during the Oscars, the film received 7 nominations, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Screen Adaptation. He has also won 7 BAFTAs and 3 Golden Globes. The cast includes Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley and Ralph Fiennes.

THE RUNS, FRANK DARABONT

The film adaptation of Stephen King’s The Runaways, Frank Darabont’s first film as a director, tells the story of the beginning of a friendship between two inmates. Young banker Andy Dufresne (Tim Robbins) is sentenced to life in prison for the murder of his wife and her lover. While imprisoned in Shawshank, Maine’s most stringent penitentiary, Andy, who proclaims his innocence, meets Red (Morgan Freeman), an inmate who has been serving a sentence for twenty years. This is the beginning of a great friendship story.

“Pulp Fiction” Quentin Tarantino

Two little killers, a dangerous gangster, a cunning boxer, sadistic loan sharks, an elegant kingpin, a good husband dealer… “Pulp Fiction” (1994), Quentin Tarantino’s second film, for which he received the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival, describes a bloody an odyssey of small-time thugs in the Hollywood jungle, where several destinies are intertwined. In 1995, the film won a Golden Globe and an Oscar for its screenplay. It starred John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson and Uma Thurman.

THE MATRIX, LANA AND LILLY WACHOWSKI

When it was released in 1999, the first opus of the Matrix saga directed by the Wachowski sisters was a resounding success. Viewers first meet Thomas Anderson (Keanu Reeves), an admin programmer by day who becomes Neo by night, and hacker Trinity, played by Carrie-Anne Moss. Between the two worlds, Neo encounters encrypted messages from a certain Morpheus. This prompts him to go beyond appearances and discover what the Matrix is.

FOREST GAMP door ROBERT ZEMEKIS

“Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’ll get.” A landmark film in the history of cinema “Forest Gump” by Robert Zemeckis with Tom Hanks tells about the rapid evolution of a disabled boy, originally from Alabama. He will accomplish great things, most often unwittingly participating in the events that marked the history of the United States between the 1950s and 1980s. The film earned $678 million worldwide and won six Oscars, including Best Picture.

“FIGHT CLUB” door David Fincher

The film adaptation of Chuck Palahniuk’s Fight Club novel of the same name, directed by David Fincher, depicts a lonely thirty-year-old boy who has no illusions about life. To give meaning to his existence, he will create Fight Club with the help of the charismatic Tyler Durden, played by Brad Pitt. In this secret place, fierce fights are organized, the purpose of which is to allow the participants to get rid of their ailment. Edward Norton and Helena Bonham Carter also star in this film, which failed semi-commercially when it was released in 1999.

“SEVEN”, DAVID FINCHER

In David Fincher’s second film, Seven (1995), Inspector Somerset, who is about to retire, conducts a final investigation. An unusual criminal who calls himself John Doe intends to cleanse society of its vices by killing seven people. Murder is based on the seven deadly sins, namely gluttony, greed, laziness, pride, lust, envy, and anger. The cast, in particular, consists of Brad Pitt, Morgan Freeman and Gwyneth Paltrow.

“LIBERTY” by MARTIN SCORSESE

In 1990, legendary director Martin Scorsese signed Freedmen, a gangster film inspired by a true story. In the 1950s, young Henry Hill, who wants more than anything to become a gangster, will fulfill his dream. After serving time in prison for misdemeanors, he meets two mobsters, James Conway and Tommy DeVito, and is involved in a warehouse robbery at Idlewild Airport. This five BAFTA winning film stars Ray Liotta, Robert De Niro and Joe Pesci in the lead roles.

GREEN LINE, FRANK DARABONT

Directed by Frank Darabont, The Green Line (1999) tells the story of Paul Edgecomb, played by Tom Hanks, head of security at Cold Mountain Prison. Responsible for ensuring that executions run smoothly, he will forge very strong ties with one of the convicts, the colossus John Coffey (Michael Clarke Duncan), a man with supernatural powers accused of raping and murdering two young girls. . Adapted from Stephen King’s book, the film is a condemnation of racism and the death penalty.

“COMMON SUSPICIONS” BRIAN SINGER

Released in 1995, Bryan Singer’s harrowing thriller The Usual Suspects became legendary thanks to a brilliant screenplay written by Christopher McQuarrie, who also won an Oscar for Best Screenplay, but above all thanks to the famous twist of the ending, which became one of the most famous in cinema. . With a relatively small budget of $6 million, this action-packed detective series starring Chazz Palminteri, Gabriel Byrne and Kevin Spacey has grossed over $51 million worldwide.

Bonus: Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg.

In Jurassic Park (1993), Steven Spielberg revives species that disappeared 65 million years ago. Young billionaire John Hammond sets about cloning dinosaurs from a drop of blood found in a mosquito. Then, with the help of Dr. Alan Grant and his girlfriend Ellie, he decides to bring these species together in a large amusement park. But things don’t go as planned and the animals run away, much to the dismay of the visitors.

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