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film The Best '90s Movies — Which Is Your Fave?  

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Wetpaint loves the '90s! Seriously, we love the decade so much we even made a hashtag about it. Just hop on Twitter, search for #WetpaintLovesthe90s, and see for yourself! We asked thousands of fans to share their fondest '90s memories, including their favorite toys (Skip-It, anyone?), TV shows (Full House, duh), and, of course, movies. And now it's time to crown the BEST '90s movie from the list our readers selected. Warning: May cause extreme nostalgia. 
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Clueless Amy Heckerling Clueless is a 1995 American comedy film loosely based on Jane Austen's 1815 novel Emma. It stars Alicia Silverstone, Stacey Dash, Paul Rudd, and Brittany Murphy. The film is set in Beverly Hills ...more

7,682 1,170
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Toy Story John Lasseter Toy Story is a 1995 American computer-animated buddy-comedy adventure film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by John Lasseter, Toy Story was the ...more

8,177 1,296
Home Alone is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best '90s Movies — Which Is Your Fave?
Home Alone Chris Columbus Home Alone is a 1990 American Christmas family comedy film written and produced by John Hughes and directed by Chris Columbus. The film stars Macaulay Culkin as Kevin McCallister, a boy who is ...more

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My Girl Howard Zieff My Girl is a 1991 American comedy-drama film directed by Howard Zieff and written by Laurice Elehwany. The film, starring Macaulay Culkin and Anna Chlumsky in her feature film debut, depicts the ...more

7,008 1,749
Hocus Pocus is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best '90s Movies — Which Is Your Fave?
Hocus Pocus Kenny Ortega Hocus Pocus is a 1993 American comedy fantasy film directed by Kenny Ortega and starring Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy as a trio of witches, the Sanderson Sisters, who are ...more

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Matilda Danny DeVito Matilda is a 1996 American fantasy comedy children's film directed and narrated by Danny DeVito. The screenplay by Nicholas Kazan and Robin Swicord is based on Roald Dahl's novel of the same ...more

6,363 2,041
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Cruel Intentions Roger Kumble Cruel Intentions is a 1999 American drama film starring Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan Phillippe, Reese Witherspoon, and Selma Blair. The film is an adaptation of Les Liaisons dangereuses, written ...more

5,668 2,342
Jurassic Park is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best '90s Movies — Which Is Your Fave?
Jurassic Park Steven Spielberg Jurassic Park is a 1993 American science fiction adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg. It is the first installment of the Jurassic Park franchise. It is based on the 1990 novel of the ...more

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I Know What You Did Last Summer Jim Gillespie I Know What You Did Last Summer is a 1997 American slasher film based on the 1973 novel of the same name by Lois Duncan. The film changes many aspects of the book, which was not a slasher novel. ...more

5,375 2,352
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The Craft Andrew Fleming Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial The Craft is a 1996 American supernatural thriller film directed by Andrew Fleming and starring Robin Tunney, Fairuza Balk, Neve Campbell, and Rachel True. The film's plot centers on a group of ...more

5,034 2,676
The Shawshank Redemption is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best '90s Movies — Which Is Your Fave?
The Shawshank Redemption Frank Darabont The Shawshank Redemption is a 1994 American drama film written and directed by Frank Darabont and starring Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman. Adapted from the Stephen King novella Rita Hayworth and ...more

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The Nightmare Before Christmas is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best '90s Movies — Which Is Your Fave?
The Nightmare Before Christmas Henry Selick Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas 3D is a 2006 3D version of the 1993 film of the same title directed by Henry Selick and written by Caroline Thompson.

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Hercules Ron Clements, John Musker Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Hercules is a 1997 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The 35th animated feature in the Walt Disney Animated ...more

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Wayne's World Penelope Spheeris Wayne's World is a 1992 American comedy film directed by Penelope Spheeris and starring Mike Myers as Wayne Campbell and Dana Carvey as Garth Algar, hosts of the Aurora, Illinois-based ...more

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Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles Neil Jordan Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles is a 1994 American romantic horror film directed by Neil Jordan, based on the 1976 novel Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice, and starring ...more

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FernGully: The Last Rainforest Bill Kroyer FernGully: The Last Rainforest is a 1992 Australian-American animated fantasy environmental film directed by Bill Kroyer. It was produced by Peter Faiman and Wayne Young, with the screenplay ...more

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Fear James Foley Fear is a 1996 American thriller drama film directed by James Foley. It was written by Christopher Crowe, who created the TV series B.L. Stryker, The Watcher, B.J. and the Bear and Seven Days. ...more

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Fight Club David Fincher Fight Club is a 1999 film based on the 1996 novel of the same name by Chuck Palahniuk. The film was directed by David Fincher, and stars Brad Pitt, Edward Norton and Helena Bonham Carter. Norton ...more

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Empire Records Allan Moyle Empire Records is a 1995 American coming-of-age film that follows a group of record store employees over the course of one exceptional day. The employees try to stop the store from being sold to ...more

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Muppets from Space is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best '90s Movies — Which Is Your Fave?
Muppets from Space Tim Hill Muppets from Space is a 1999 American science fiction comedy film and the sixth feature film to star The Muppets, and the first since the death of Muppets creator Jim Henson to have an original ...more