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Hallmark Hall Of Fame Movies From The 1990s 

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This is a list of the Hallmark Hall of Fame movies from 1990 to 1999. The Hallmark Hall of Fame series is a film anthology program that began in 1951 and bounced between different channels until the Hallmark Channel was created and it settled there. Hallmark Hall of Fame movies are some of the best TV movies out there, with production values that rival that of feature films and casts full of big-name stars.

The Hallmark Hall of Fame movies from the '90s includes film adaptations of books such as Decoration Day, Saint Maybe, and The Echo of Thunder. Many Hallmark Hall of Fame films from the 1990s and their casts won and were nominated for awards. The Piano Lesson earned several Emmy Award nominations and Joanne Woodward won a Golden Globe Award for her performance in Breathing Lessons. The '90s also brought three different Hallmark Hall of Fame adaptations of the Sarah, Plain and Tall book trilogy. Glenn Close plays the titular Sarah in all three films and Christopher Walken portrays Sarah's husband. The first film of the series was nominated for nine Emmys, and Glenn Close was nominated for her portrayal of Sarah in the second film.

Check out what other HHoF movies came out between 1990 and 1999 and vote up the best Hallmark Hall of Fame films from the '90s.

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Sarah, Plain and Tall is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Hallmark Hall Of Fame Movies From The 1990s
Christopher Walken, Glenn Close

Released: 1991

Directed by: Glenn Jordan

A four-character drama set in 1910 Kansas, which revolves around a withdrawn, widowed father, his children Anna and Caleb, ages 9 and 6, and Sarah Wheaton, a compassionate yet feisty single ...more
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A Season for Miracles is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Hallmark Hall Of Fame Movies From The 1990s
A Season for Miracles Carla Gugino, Kathy Baker, David Conrad

Released: 1999

Directed by: Michael Pressman

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The Love Letter is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Hallmark Hall Of Fame Movies From The 1990s
The Love Letter Jennifer Jason Leigh, Estelle Parsons, Campbell Scott

Released: 1998

Directed by: Dan Curtis

Adaptation of the science fiction short story by Jack Finney: Scotty Corrigan, an engaged thirty-something, purchases an antique desk and finds a letter written in 1863 by its original owner, ...more
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Sarah, Plain and Tall: W... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Hallmark Hall Of Fame Movies From The 1990s
Christopher Walken, Glenn Close, Emily Osment

Released: 1999

Directed by: Glenn Jordan

Sarah, Plain and Tall: Winter's End is the third of three television films based on the trilogy of children's books by Patricia MacLachlan. The first was Sarah, Plain and Tall and its sequel was ...more
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A Place for Annie is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Hallmark Hall Of Fame Movies From The 1990s
Mary-Louise Parker, Sissy Spacek, Joan Plowright

Released: 1994

Directed by: John Gray

The compassion of a divorced pediatric nurse leads her to become foster mother to an apparently abandoned HIV-positive infant named Annie. Annie's hardened birth mother, a destitute AIDS victim, ...more
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Caroline? is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Hallmark Hall Of Fame Movies From The 1990s
Stephanie Zimbalist, Patricia Neal, Dorothy McGuire

Released: 1990

Directed by: Joseph Sargent

Adaptation of the novel Father's Arcane Daughter by E.L. Konigsburg. Fourteen years after being presumed dead in a plane crash, a woman reappears—just in time to claim a sizable ...more
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The Piano Lesson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Hallmark Hall Of Fame Movies From The 1990s
Alfre Woodard, Charles S. Dutton, Courtney B. Vance

Released: 1995

Directed by: Lloyd Richards

The Piano Lesson was presented by Hallmark Hall of Fame.
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Ellen Foster is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Hallmark Hall Of Fame Movies From The 1990s
Ellen Foster Amanda Peet, Timothy Olyphant, Julie Harris

Released: 1997

Directed by: John Erman

Ellen Foster is a film directed by John Erman released on Dec 14, 1997.
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Saint Maybe is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Hallmark Hall Of Fame Movies From The 1990s
Saint Maybe Blythe Danner, Edward Herrmann, Melina Kanakaredes

Released: 1998

Directed by: Michael Pressman

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Skylark is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Hallmark Hall Of Fame Movies From The 1990s
Christopher Walken, Glenn Close

Released: 1993

Directed by: Joseph Sargent

Skylark is a sequel to the film Sarah, Plain and Tall. It was followed by another sequel, Sarah, Plain and Tall: Winter's End. It aired in 1993 on CBS as a Hallmark Hall of Fame movie, and now ...more
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Decoration Day is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Hallmark Hall Of Fame Movies From The 1990s
Laurence Fishburne, James Garner, Ruby Dee

Released: 1990

Directed by: Robert Markowitz

Decoration Day is a 1990 film based on a novel by John William Corrington of the same title. The award-winning made-for-TV movie was directed by Robert Markowitz and filmed on location in
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Miss Rose White is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Hallmark Hall Of Fame Movies From The 1990s
Kyra Sedgwick, Amanda Plummer, Maximilian Schell

Released: 1992

Directed by: Joseph Sargent

Adaptation of the stage play ""A Shayna Maidel"" by Barbara Lebow. She fled Poland with her father before Hitler's invasion...her mother and older sister weren't as lucky. ...more
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The Return of the Native... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Hallmark Hall Of Fame Movies From The 1990s
Catherine Zeta-Jones, Clive Owen, Ray Stevenson

Released: 1994

Directed by: Jack Gold

The Return of the Native is a 1994 film directed by Jack Gold.
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Calm at Sunset is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Hallmark Hall Of Fame Movies From The 1990s
Calm at Sunset Michael Moriarty, Peter Facinelli, Kevin Conway

Released: 1996

Directed by: Daniel Petrie

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Face to Face is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Hallmark Hall Of Fame Movies From The 1990s
Robert Preston, Gene Lockhart

Released: 1952

Directed by: John Brahm, Bretaigne Windust

Face to Face is an anthology film adapted from the stories "The Secret Sharer" by Joseph Conrad and "The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky" by Stephen Crane. The film was produced by ...more
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What the Deaf Man Heard ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Hallmark Hall Of Fame Movies From The 1990s
Bernadette Peters, James Earl Jones, Frankie Muniz

Released: 1997

Directed by: John Kent Harrison

A boy en route to a quiet Georgia town with his mother is taken in by two employees of the local bus depot after his mother disappears. He grows up in the community pretending to be deaf and ...more
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Harvest of Fire is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Hallmark Hall Of Fame Movies From The 1990s
Jennifer Garner, Justin Chambers, Sam Trammell

Released: 1996

Directed by: Arthur Allan Seidelman

A close-knit Amish farming community in Iowa is plagued by a series of barn burnings. These crimes come under the investigation of a cagey FBI agent whose efforts to resolve the case hinge on an ...more
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Rose Hill is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Hallmark Hall Of Fame Movies From The 1990s
Jennifer Garner, Vera Farmiga, Justin Chambers

Released: 1997

Directed by: Christopher Cain

Adaptation of the novel ""For the Roses"" by Julie Garwood. A group of New York orphans adopt an abandoned baby and go West, where their charge grows up to be a headstrong ...more
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Blind Spot is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Hallmark Hall Of Fame Movies From The 1990s
Laura Linney, Ming-Na Wen, Allison Janney

Released: 1993

Directed by: Michael Toshiyuki Uno

Blind Spot is a 1993 drama film directed by Michael Toshiyuki Uno.
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The Echo of Thunder is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Hallmark Hall Of Fame Movies From The 1990s
Emily Browning, Judy Davis, Jamey Sheridan

Directed by: Simon Wincer

The Echo of Thunder is an Australian family drama movie, released for television in 1998. It is based on the novel Thunderwith by Australian children's author Libby Hathorn. It was aired on CBS ...more
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An American Story is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Hallmark Hall Of Fame Movies From The 1990s
An American Story Tom Sizemore, Patricia Clarkson, Kathleen Quinlan

Released: 1992

Directed by: John Gray

An American Story is a 1992 drama film directed by John Gray.
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Grace & Glorie is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Hallmark Hall Of Fame Movies From The 1990s
Emmy Rossum, Diane Lane, Michael Emerson

Released: 1998

Directed by: Arthur Allan Seidelman

Adaptation of the stage play by Tom Ziegler. Down-to-earth widow Grace reluctantly agrees to share her country home with a hospice caregiver, a sophisticated ex-New Yorker whom Grace calls ...more
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Shadow of a Doubt is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Hallmark Hall Of Fame Movies From The 1990s
Shadow of a Doubt Tippi Hedren, Mark Harmon, Margaret Welsh

Released: 1991

Directed by: Karen Arthur

Shadow of a Doubt is a 1991 thriller film directed by Karen Arthur.
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The Boys Next Door is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Hallmark Hall Of Fame Movies From The 1990s
Nathan Lane, Richard Jenkins, Tony Goldwyn

Released: 1996

Directed by: John Erman

Adaptation of the stage play by Tom Griffin about about four mentally challenged housemates. Norman loves doughnuts, and a girl named Sheila; Barry fancies himself a golf instructor; Arnold is ...more
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Durango is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Hallmark Hall Of Fame Movies From The 1990s
Patrick Bergin, Matt Keeslar, George Hearn

Released: 1999

Directed by: Brent Shields

Durango is a 1999 drama film directed by Brent Shields, starring Matt Keeslar and Patrick Bergin. The journey of young Irishman Mark Doran, a cattle farmer who decides to walk 40 miles with his ...more