2019 Movies Turning 25 in 2019  

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Take a trip down memory lane with this list of movies turning 25 in 2019. Featuring dramas, cult classics, well-made comedies, and some of the greatest movies of all time, the best 1994 films will remind you how well older movies have aged (or not) throughout the decades. What is your favorite movie turning 25 years old this year?  

When ranking the movies that came out 25 years ago, you can expect to see movies that are classics, like The Lion King, Speed, and Legends of the Fall, at the top. Other memorable 1994 movies include The Crow, Interview with the Vampire, Clerks, Ed Wood, and The Usual Suspects.

While Forrest Gump won Best Picture at the 67th Academy Awards, the 1994 Oscars celebrated other great films such as The Shawshank Redemption, Pulp Fiction, Four Weddings and a Funeral, and Little Women.

Vote up the best films released in 1994, and celebrate these movies turning 25 with another rewatch.

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The Lion King is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Movies Turning 25 in 2019
Whoopi Goldberg, Jeremy Irons, Matthew Broderick The Lion King is a 1994 American animated musical epic film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 32nd animated feature in the Walt Disney ...more

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Forrest Gump is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Movies Turning 25 in 2019
Tom Hanks, Kurt Russell, Sally Field Forrest Gump is a 1994 American epic romantic-comedy-drama film based on the 1986 novel of the same name by Winston Groom. The film was directed by Robert Zemeckis and stars Tom Hanks, Robin ...more

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The Shawshank Redemption is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Movies Turning 25 in 2019
Morgan Freeman, Rita Hayworth, Tim Robbins 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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Ace Ventura: Pet Detective is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Movies Turning 25 in 2019
Jim Carrey, Courteney Cox, Dan Marino Ace Ventura: Pet Detective is a 1994 American comedy detective film directed by Tom Shadyac, and co-written by and starring Jim Carrey. It was developed by the film's original writer, Jack ...more

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Pulp Fiction is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Movies Turning 25 in 2019
John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Uma Thurman Pulp Fiction is a 1994 American crime film directed by Quentin Tarantino. The lives of two mob hitmen (Samuel L. Jackson and John Travolta), a boxer (Bruce Willis), a gangster's wife (Uma ...more

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The Santa Clause is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Movies Turning 25 in 2019
Tim Allen, Frank Welker, Peter Boyle The Santa Clause is a 1994 American fantasy family comedy film directed by John Pasquin. It is the first installment in The Santa Clause trilogy and it stars Tim Allen as Scott Calvin, an ...more

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The Mask is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Movies Turning 25 in 2019
Cameron Diaz, Jim Carrey, Ben Stein The Mask is a 1994 American fantasy slapstick action comedy film based on a series of comic books published by Dark Horse Comics. This film was directed by Chuck Russell, and produced by Dark ...more

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Dumb and Dumber is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Movies Turning 25 in 2019
Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Teri Garr Dumb and Dumber is a 1994 American road buddy comedy film starring Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels. It was written by the Farrelly brothers and Bennett Yellin, and is the Farrelly Brothers ...more

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The Crow is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Movies Turning 25 in 2019
Bai Ling, Brandon Lee, Tony Todd The Crow is a 1994 American fantasy action film directed by Alex Proyas, written by David J. Schow and John Shirley, and starring Brandon Lee in his final film appearance. Based on James ...more

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Speed is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Movies Turning 25 in 2019
Sandra Bullock, Keanu Reeves, Dennis Hopper Speed is a 1994 American action film directed by Jan de Bont in his feature film directorial debut. The film stars Keanu Reeves, Dennis Hopper, Sandra Bullock, Joe Morton, and Jeff Daniels. A ...more

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Interview with the Vampire: Th... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Movies Turning 25 in 2019
Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, Kirsten Dunst 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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Angels in the Outfield is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Movies Turning 25 in 2019
Matthew McConaughey, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Christopher Lloyd Angels in the Outfield is a 1994 remake of the 1951 film of the same name. The film stars Danny Glover, Tony Danza and Christopher Lloyd, and features several future stars, including Joseph ...more

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Richie Rich is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Movies Turning 25 in 2019
Macaulay Culkin, Claudia Schiffer, Reggie Jackson Richie Rich is a 1994 American live-action film adaptation of the Harvey Comics comic book character Richie Rich. Directed by Donald Petrie, and starring Macaulay Culkin as the title character. ...more

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Wes Craven's New Nightmare is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Movies Turning 25 in 2019
Wes Craven, Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp Wes Craven's New Nightmare is a 1994 American slasher metafilm written and directed by original Nightmare on Elm Street creator Wes Craven. Although it is the seventh film in the franchise, it ...more

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Little Women is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Movies Turning 25 in 2019
Kirsten Dunst, Christian Bale, Claire Danes Little Women is a 1994 American drama film directed by Gillian Armstrong. The screenplay by Robin Swicord is based on the Louisa May Alcott novel of the same name. It is the fifth feature film ...more

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The Legend of Drunken Master is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Movies Turning 25 in 2019
Jackie Chan, Andy Lau, Anita Mui Drunken Master II is a 1994 Hong Kong kung fu film directed by Lau Kar-leung and Jackie Chan, who stars as Chinese folk hero, Wong Fei-hung. It was Chan's first traditional style martial arts ...more

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The Little Rascals is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Movies Turning 25 in 2019
Donald Trump, Whoopi Goldberg, Mel Brooks The Little Rascals is a 1994 American comedy film produced by Amblin Entertainment, and released by Universal Pictures on August 5, 1994. The film is an adaptation of Hal Roach's Our Gang, a ...more

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Clerks is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Movies Turning 25 in 2019
Kevin Smith, Jason Mewes, Scott Mosier Clerks is a 1994 American black-and-white comedy film written and directed by Kevin Smith, who also appears in the film as Silent Bob. Starring Brian O'Halloran as Dante Hicks and Jeff Anderson ...more

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The Usual Suspects is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Movies Turning 25 in 2019
Kevin Spacey, Benicio del Toro, Gabriel Byrne The Usual Suspects is a 1995 German-American neo-noir crime thriller film directed by Bryan Singer and written by Christopher McQuarrie. It stars Stephen Baldwin, Gabriel Byrne, Benicio del ...more

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Ed Wood is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Movies Turning 25 in 2019
Johnny Depp, Sarah Jessica Parker, Bill Murray Ed Wood is a 1994 American period comedy-drama biopic directed and produced by Tim Burton, and starring Johnny Depp as cult filmmaker Ed Wood. The film concerns the period in Wood's life when he ...more

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Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insul... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Movies Turning 25 in 2019
O. J. Simpson, Raquel Welch, Anna Nicole Smith Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insult is a 1994 comedy film, the third and final film in the Naked Gun series, which was based on the Police Squad! television series. It was marketed with the tagline: ...more

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Reality Bites is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Movies Turning 25 in 2019
Winona Ryder, Renée Zellweger, Ben Stiller Reality Bites is a 1994 romantic comedy-drama film written by Helen Childress and directed by Ben Stiller. It stars Winona Ryder, Ethan Hawke and Stiller, with supporting roles by Janeane ...more

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Léon: The Professional is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Movies Turning 25 in 2019
Natalie Portman, Gary Oldman, Jean Reno Léon: The Professional is a 1994 English-language French action thriller film written and directed by Luc Besson. The film stars Jean Reno and Gary Oldman, and features the film debut of ...more

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The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Movies Turning 25 in 2019
Halle Berry, Elizabeth Taylor, Rosie O'Donnell The Flintstones is a 1994 American buddy comedy film directed by Brian Levant and written by Tom S. Parker, Jim Jennewein and Steven E. de Souza. A live-action adaptation of the 1960s animated ...more

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Natural Born Killers is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Movies Turning 25 in 2019
Robert Downey Jr., Ashley Judd, Tommy Lee Jones Natural Born Killers is a 1994 American film directed by Oliver Stone starring Woody Harrelson, Juliette Lewis, Robert Downey, Jr., Tom Sizemore and Tommy Lee Jones. The film was released in the ...more