90s 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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The Mask is listed (or ranked) 4 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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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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Ace Ventura: Pet Detective is listed (or ranked) 6 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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The Santa Clause is listed (or ranked) 7 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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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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Léon: The Professional is listed (or ranked) 9 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 Usual Suspects is listed (or ranked) 10 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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The Crow is listed (or ranked) 11 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) 12 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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D2: The Mighty Ducks is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Movies Turning 25 in 2019
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Wayne Gretzky, Joshua Jackson
D2: The Mighty Ducks is a 1994 American sports comedy film directed by Sam Weisman. It is a sequel to the 1992 film The Mighty Ducks and produced by Walt Disney Pictures and Avnet–Kerner ...more

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Angels in the Outfield is listed (or ranked) 14 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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True Lies is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Movies Turning 25 in 2019
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Eliza Dushku, Jamie Lee Curtis
True Lies is a 1994 American action-comedy film written and directed by James Cameron, and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jamie Lee Curtis in the lead roles with Tom Arnold, Bill Paxton, ...more

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Little Giants is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Movies Turning 25 in 2019
Alexa Vega, Rick Moranis, Ed O'Neill
Little Giants is a 1994 family sports comedy film, starring Rick Moranis and Ed O'Neill as brothers in a small Ohio town, coaching rival Pee-Wee Football teams.

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Wes Craven's New Nightmare is listed (or ranked) 17 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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Natural Born Killers is listed (or ranked) 18 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

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Interview with the Vampire: Th... is listed (or ranked) 19 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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Richie Rich is listed (or ranked) 20 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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Clerks is listed (or ranked) 21 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 Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 22 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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The Little Rascals is listed (or ranked) 23 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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The Legend of Drunken Master is listed (or ranked) 24 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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Legends of the Fall is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Movies Turning 25 in 2019
Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Julia Ormond
Legends of the Fall is a 1994 American epic drama film directed by Edward Zwick and starring Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Aidan Quinn, Julia Ormond, and Henry Thomas. Based on the 1979 novella of ...more