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Movies That Turned 25 in 2019

Updated January 3, 2020 4.9k votes 136 voters 5.5k views141 items

List RulesVote up the movies that came out in 1984 that you still enjoy today.

Take a trip down memory lane with this list of movies that turned 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 that turned 25 years old in 2019?  

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 that turned 25 with another rewatch.

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  • Forrest Gump1
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    Forrest Gump

    Tom Hanks, Sally Field

    Released1994

    Directed byRobert Zemeckis

    Forrest Gump is a 1994 American epic romantic-comedy-drama film based on the 1986 novel of the... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • The Lion King2
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    The Lion King

    Whoopi Goldberg, Jeremy Irons

    Released1994

    Directed byRob Minkoff, Roger Allers

    The Lion King is a 1994 American animated musical epic film produced by Walt Disney Feature... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • The Shawshank Redemption3
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    The Shawshank Redemption

    Morgan Freeman, Rita Hayworth

    Released1994

    Directed byFrank Darabont

    The Shawshank Redemption is a 1994 American drama film written and directed by Frank Darabont... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Pulp Fiction4
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    Pulp Fiction

    John Travolta, Bruce Willis

    Released1994

    Directed byQuentin Tarantino

    Pulp Fiction is a 1994 American crime film directed by Quentin Tarantino. The lives of two mob... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Speed5
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    Speed

    Sandra Bullock, Keanu Reeves

    Released1994

    Directed byJan de Bont

    Speed is a 1994 American action film directed by Jan de Bont in his feature film directorial... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Little Giants6
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    Little Giants

    Alexa Vega, Rick Moranis

    Released1994

    Directed byDuwayne Dunham

    Little Giants is a 1994 family sports comedy film, starring Rick Moranis and Ed O'Neill as... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • The Crow7
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    The Crow

    Bai Ling, Brandon Lee

    Released1994

    Directed byAlex Proyas

    The Crow is a 1994 American fantasy action film directed by Alex Proyas, written by David J.... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Dumb and Dumber8
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    Dumb and Dumber

    Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels

    Released1994

    Directed byPeter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly

    Dumb and Dumber is a 1994 American road buddy comedy film starring Jim Carrey and Jeff... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles9

    Released1994

    Directed byNeil Jordan

    Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles is a 1994 American romantic horror film... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • The Mask10
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    The Mask

    Cameron Diaz, Jim Carrey

    Released1994

    Directed byChuck Russell

    The Mask is a 1994 American fantasy slapstick action comedy film based on a series of comic... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • The Usual Suspects11
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    The Usual Suspects

    Kevin Spacey, Benicio del Toro

    Released1994

    Directed byBryan Singer

    The Usual Suspects is a 1995 German-American neo-noir crime thriller film directed by Bryan... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • The Santa Clause12
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    The Santa Clause

    Tim Allen, Frank Welker

    Released1994

    Directed byJohn Pasquin

    The Santa Clause is a 1994 American fantasy family comedy film directed by John Pasquin. It is... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Léon: The Professional13
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    Léon: The Professional

    Natalie Portman, Gary Oldman

    Released1994

    Directed byLuc Besson

    Léon: The Professional is a 1994 English-language French action thriller film written and... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • The Legend of Drunken Master14
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    The Legend of Drunken Master

    Jackie Chan, Andy Lau

    Released1994

    Directed byJackie Chan, Lau Kar-leung

    Drunken Master II is a 1994 Hong Kong kung fu film directed by Lau Kar-leung and Jackie Chan,... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Ace Ventura: Pet Detective15
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    Ace Ventura: Pet Detective

    Jim Carrey, Courteney Cox

    Released1994

    Directed byTom Shadyac

    Ace Ventura: Pet Detective is a 1994 American comedy detective film directed by Tom Shadyac,... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Natural Born Killers16
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    Natural Born Killers

    Robert Downey Jr., Ashley Judd

    Released1994

    Directed byOliver Stone

    Natural Born Killers is a 1994 American film directed by Oliver Stone starring Woody... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Thumbelina17
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    Thumbelina

    John Hurt, Gilbert Gottfried

    Released1994

    Directed byDon Bluth, Gary Goldman

    Thumbelina is a 1994 American animated film directed by Don Bluth and Gary Goldman from a... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • True Lies18
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    True Lies

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Eliza Dushku

    Released1994

    Directed byJames Cameron

    True Lies is a 1994 American action-comedy film written and directed by James Cameron, and... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Wes Craven's New Nightmare19
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    Wes Craven's New Nightmare

    Wes Craven, Robert Englund

    Released1994

    Directed byWes Craven

    Wes Craven's New Nightmare is a 1994 American slasher metafilm written and directed by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • The Little Rascals20
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    The Little Rascals

    Donald Trump, Whoopi Goldberg

    Released1994

    Directed byPenelope Spheeris

    The Little Rascals is a 1994 American comedy film produced by Amblin Entertainment, and... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • The Flintstones21
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    The Flintstones

    Halle Berry, Elizabeth Taylor

    Released1994

    Directed byBrian Levant

    The Flintstones is a 1994 American buddy comedy film directed by Brian Levant and written by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Angels in the Outfield22
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    Angels in the Outfield

    Matthew McConaughey, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

    Released1994

    Directed byWilliam Dear

    Angels in the Outfield is a 1994 remake of the 1951 film of the same name. The film stars... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Clerks23
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    Clerks

    Kevin Smith, Jason Mewes

    Released1994

    Directed byKevin Smith

    Clerks is a 1994 American black-and-white comedy film written and directed by Kevin Smith, who... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Little Women24
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    Little Women

    Kirsten Dunst, Christian Bale

    Released1994

    Directed byGillian Armstrong

    Little Women is a 1994 American drama film directed by Gillian Armstrong. The screenplay by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Wyatt Earp25
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    Wyatt Earp

    Kevin Costner, Gene Hackman

    Released1994

    Directed byLawrence Kasdan

    Wyatt Earp is a 1994 American semi-biographical Western film, written by Dan Gordon and... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button