90s Movies That Turned 20 in 2018  

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Take a trip down memory lane with this list of movies turning 20 in 2018. Featuring epic war dramas, cult classics, well-made comedies, and some of the greatest movies of all time, the best 1998 films will remind you how well older movies have aged (or not) throughout the decades. What is your favorite movie turning 20 years old this year?  

When ranking the movies that came out 20 years ago, you can expect to see classics, like American History X, The Big Lebowski, and The Truman Show, at the top. Other memorable 1998 movies include The Parent Trap, Mulan, The Waterboy, Blade, Rush Hour, and There's Something About Mary.

While Shakespeare in Love won Best Picture at the 71st Academy Awards, the 1998 Oscars celebrated other great films like, Saving Private Ryan, Life Is Beautiful, The Prince of Egypt, and Armageddon. 

Vote up the best films released in 1998, and celebrate these movies turning 20 with another rewatch. Or see what's turning 20 in 2019.

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Mulan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
Eddie Murphy, Ming-Na Wen, George Takei Mulan is a 1998 American animated musical action-comedy-drama film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation based on the Chinese legend of Hua Mulan. The 36th animated feature in the Walt ...more

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Saving Private Ryan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Vin Diesel Saving Private Ryan is a 1998 American epic drama war film set during the Invasion of Normandy in World War II. Directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Robert Rodat, the film is notable for ...more

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The Truman Show is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
Jim Carrey, Paul Giamatti, Ed Harris The Truman Show is a 1998 American satirical social science fiction comedy-drama film directed by Peter Weir and written by Andrew Niccol. The cast includes Jim Carrey as Truman Burbank, Laura ...more

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The Waterboy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates, Rob Schneider The Waterboy is a 1998 American sports/comedy film directed by Frank Coraci, starring Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates, Fairuza Balk, Henry Winkler, Jerry Reed, Larry Gilliard, Jr., Blake Clark, Peter ...more

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A Bug's Life is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
Hayden Panettiere, Ashley Tisdale, Kevin Spacey A Bug's Life is a 1998 American computer-animated comedy adventure film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by John Lasseter and co-directed by ...more

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American History X is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Beverly DAngelo American History X is a 1998 American drama film directed by Tony Kaye and written by David McKenna. It stars Edward Norton and Edward Furlong, and co-stars Fairuza Balk, Stacy Keach, Elliott ...more

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The Parent Trap is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
Lindsay Lohan, Dennis Quaid, Kat Graham The Parent Trap is a 1998 romantic comedy film co-written and directed by Nancy Meyers, and produced and co-written by Charles Shyer. It is the second adaptation of Erich Kästner's German ...more

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Armageddon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
Ben Affleck, Bruce Willis, Liv Tyler Armageddon is a 1998 American science fiction disaster thriller film, directed by Michael Bay, produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, and released by Touchstone Pictures. The film follows a group of ...more

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The Big Lebowski is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges, Tara Reid The Big Lebowski is a 1998 stoner comedy film written, produced, and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. It stars Jeff Bridges as Jeffrey "The Dude" Lebowski, an unemployed Los Angeles ...more

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The Prince of Egypt is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
Sandra Bullock, Michelle Pfeiffer, Val Kilmer The Prince of Egypt is a 1998 American animated epic musical biblical film and the first traditionally animated film produced and released by DreamWorks Pictures. The film is an adaptation of ...more

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The Man in the Iron Mask is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
Leonardo DiCaprio, Hugh Laurie, John Malkovich The Man in the Iron Mask is a 1998 adventure film directed, produced, and written by Randall Wallace, and starring Leonardo DiCaprio in a dual role as the title character and villain, Jeremy ...more

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Patch Adams is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
Robin Williams, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Monica Potter Patch Adams is a 1998 semi-biographical comedy-drama film starring Robin Williams, Monica Potter, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Bob Gunton. Directed by Tom Shadyac, it is based on the life story of ...more

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Rush Hour is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
Jackie Chan, Roselyn Sánchez, Chris Tucker Rush Hour is a 1998 American buddy action comedy film and the first installment in the Rush Hour series, directed by Brett Ratner and starring Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker. It was followed by ...more

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There's Something About Mary is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
Cameron Diaz, Sarah Silverman, Ben Stiller There's Something About Mary is a 1998 comedy film, directed by the Farrelly brothers, Bobby and Peter. It stars Cameron Diaz, Matt Dillon and Ben Stiller, and it is a combination of romantic ...more

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The Rugrats Movie is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
Whoopi Goldberg, Tim Curry, Lenny Kravitz The Rugrats Movie is a 1998 American animated adventure-comedy film, produced by Paramount Pictures Corporation, and co-produced with Nickelodeon Movies and Klasky Csupo. The film was ...more

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Pleasantville is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
Reese Witherspoon, Paul Walker, Tobey Maguire Pleasantville is a 1998 American fantasy comedy-drama film written, produced, and directed by Gary Ross. The film stars Tobey Maguire, Jeff Daniels, Joan Allen, William H. Macy, J. T. Walsh, and ...more

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The Wedding Singer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
Drew Barrymore, Adam Sandler, Steve Buscemi The Wedding Singer is a 1998 romantic comedy film written by Tim Herlihy and directed by Frank Coraci. It stars Adam Sandler as a wedding singer in the 1980s and Drew Barrymore as a waitress ...more

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Blade is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
Kris Kristofferson, Wesley Snipes, Traci Lords Blade is a 1998 American vampire superhero action film starring Wesley Snipes and Stephen Dorff, loosely based on the Marvel Comics character Blade. Snipes plays Blade, a human-vampire hybrid ...more

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The Mask of Zorro is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
Catherine Zeta-Jones, Anthony Hopkins, Antonio Banderas The Mask of Zorro is a 1998 American swashbuckler film based on the Zorro character created by Johnston McCulley. It was directed by Martin Campbell and stars Antonio Banderas, Anthony Hopkins, ...more

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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
Johnny Depp, Cameron Diaz, Christina Ricci Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is a 1998 American dark comedy film co-written and directed by Terry Gilliam, starring Johnny Depp as Raoul Duke and Benicio del Toro as Dr. Gonzo. It was adapted ...more

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Deep Impact is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
Morgan Freeman, Robert Duvall, Elijah Wood Deep Impact is a 1998 American science fiction disaster film directed by Mimi Leder, written by Bruce Joel Rubin and Michael Tolkin, and starring Robert Duvall, Téa Leoni, Elijah Wood, ...more

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Dr. Dolittle is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
Eddie Murphy, Ellen DeGeneres, Chris Rock Dr. Dolittle is a 1998 American family comedy film starring Eddie Murphy as a doctor who discovers that he has the ability to talk to animals. The film was inspired by the series of children's ...more

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Practical Magic is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
Nicole Kidman, Sandra Bullock, Evan Rachel Wood Practical Magic is a 1998 American romantic comedy film based on the 1995 novel of the same name by Alice Hoffman. The film was directed by Griffin Dunne and stars Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman, ...more

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Life Is Beautiful is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
Roberto Benigni, Horst Buchholz, Richard Sammel Life Is Beautiful is a 1997 Italian tragicomedy comedy-drama film directed by and starring Roberto Benigni. Benigni plays Guido Orefice, a Jewish Italian book shop owner, who must employ his ...more

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Lethal Weapon 4 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
Mel Gibson, Chris Rock, Joe Pesci Lethal Weapon 4 is a 1998 American buddy cop action film directed and produced by Richard Donner, and starring Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci, Rene Russo, Chris Rock and Jet Li. It is the ...more

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Ever After: A Cinderella Story is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
Ever After: A Cinderella Story Drew Barrymore, Anjelica Huston, Dougray Scott

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Antz is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
Jennifer Lopez, Sylvester Stallone, Sharon Stone Antz is a 1998 American computer animated adventure comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by DreamWorks Pictures. It features the voices of Woody Allen, Sharon Stone, ...more

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You've Got Mail is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Sara Ramirez You've Got Mail is a 1998 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Nora Ephron, starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan. It was written by Nora and Delia Ephron based on the 1937 play Parfumerie ...more

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Godzilla is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
Matthew Broderick, Hank Azaria, Jean Reno Godzilla is a 1998 American science fiction monster film directed and co-written by Roland Emmerich. A reimagining of the popular Japanese film monster of the same name, the film focuses on a ...more

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Enemy of the State is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
Will Smith, Jack Black, Gene Hackman Enemy of the State is a 1998 American spy-thriller about a group of rogue U.S. National Security Agency agents conspiring to take out a U.S. Congressman and try to cover up. It was written by ...more

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U.S. Marshals is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
Robert Downey Jr., Tommy Lee Jones, Wesley Snipes U.S. Marshals is a 1998 American thriller film directed by Stuart Baird. The storyline was conceived from a screenplay written by Roy Huggins and John Pogue. The events depicted in the story do ...more

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Wild Things is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
Bill Murray, Denise Richards, Kevin Bacon Wild Things is a 1998 American thriller film starring Matt Dillon, Neve Campbell, Kevin Bacon, Denise Richards and Theresa Russell. It was directed by John McNaughton. An "uncut" ...more

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Dark City is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
Jennifer Connelly, Kiefer Sutherland, Melissa George Dark City is a 1998 neo-noir science fiction film directed by Alex Proyas. The screenplay was written by Proyas, Lem Dobbs and David S. Goyer. The film stars Rufus Sewell, Kiefer Sutherland, ...more

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Can't Hardly Wait is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
Jennifer Love Hewitt, Melissa Joan Hart, Jaime Pressly Can't Hardly Wait is a 1998 American teen comedy film written and directed by Deborah Kaplan and Harry Elfont. It stars an ensemble cast including Jennifer Love Hewitt, Ethan Embry, Charlie ...more

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Lost in Space is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
Heather Graham, Gary Oldman, Lacey Chabert Lost in Space is a 1998 American science fiction adventure film directed by Stephen Hopkins and starring Matt LeBlanc, Gary Oldman and William Hurt. The film was shot in London and Shepperton, ...more

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Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Ba... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
Sting, Jason Statham, Vinnie Jones Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels is a 1998 British comedy thriller film written and directed by Guy Ritchie. The story is a film involving a self-confident young card sharp who loses ...more

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Mighty Joe Young is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
Charlize Theron, Bill Paxton, Regina King Mighty Joe Young is a 1998 Disney family film starring Bill Paxton and Charlize Theron and directed by Ron Underwood. It is based on the 1949 film of the same name. In this version, the ape is ...more

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I Still Know What You Did Last... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
Jennifer Love Hewitt, Jack Black, Brandy Norwood I Still Know What You Did Last Summer is a 1998 slasher film and a sequel to the 1997 film I Know What You Did Last Summer. Directed by Danny Cannon, the film was written by Trey Callaway, and ...more

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Halloween H20: 20 Years Later is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
Jamie Lee Curtis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michelle Williams Halloween H20: 20 Years Later, is a 1998 American slasher film and is the seventh installment in the Halloween film series. It is directed by Steve Miner and starring Jamie Lee Curtis, LL Cool ...more

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Meet Joe Black is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Claire Forlani Meet Joe Black is a 1998 American fantasy romance film produced by Universal Studios, directed by Martin Brest and starring Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins and Claire Forlani. It was the second ...more

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Small Soldiers is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
Sarah Michelle Gellar, Kirsten Dunst, Christina Ricci Small Soldiers is a 1998 American science fiction action film directed by Joe Dante. The film revolves around two adolescents, who get caught in the middle of a battle between two factions of ...more

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The Faculty is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
Salma Hayek, Usher, Famke Janssen The Faculty is a 1998 science fiction horror film written by Kevin Williamson and directed by Robert Rodriguez. The film stars Josh Hartnett, Elijah Wood, Shawn Hatosy, Jordana Brewster, Clea ...more

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The Thin Red Line is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
George Clooney, John Travolta, Sean Penn The Thin Red Line is a 1998 American ensemble epic film written and directed by Terrence Malick. Based on the novel by James Jones, it tells a fictionalized version of the Battle of Mount ...more

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The X Files is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
The X Files David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, John Neville

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Shakespeare in Love is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
Gwyneth Paltrow, Ben Affleck, Judi Dench Shakespeare in Love is a 1998 British-American romantic comedy-drama film directed by John Madden, written by Marc Norman and playwright Tom Stoppard. The film depicts an imaginary love affair ...more

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Pokémon: The First Movie is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
Megumi Hayashibara, Mayumi Iizuka, Shin-ichiro Miki Pokémon: The First Movie: Mewtwo Strikes Back, commonly referred to as Pokémon: The First Movie, originally released as Pocket Monsters the Movie: Mewtwo Strikes Back!, is a 1998 ...more

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Jack Frost is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
Michael Keaton, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Kelly Preston Jack Frost is a 1998 Christmas comedy fantasy drama film, starring Michael Keaton and Kelly Preston. Keaton stars as the title character, a man who dies in a car accident and comes back to life ...more

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Bride of Chucky is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
Katherine Heigl, Jennifer Tilly, John Ritter Bride of Chucky is a 1998 black comedy horror film distributed by Universal Pictures. It is the fourth installment in the Child's Play film series. The film is written by Don Mancini and ...more

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Half Baked is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
Snoop Dogg, Jon Stewart, Willie Nelson Half Baked is a 1998 American stoner comedy film starring Dave Chappelle, Jim Breuer, Harland Williams and Guillermo Díaz. The film was directed by Tamra Davis, co-written by Chappelle ...more

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Elizabeth is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Movies That Turned 20 in 2018
Cate Blanchett, Daniel Craig, Lily Allen Elizabeth is a 1998 biographical film written by Michael Hirst, directed by Shekhar Kapur, and starring Cate Blanchett in the title role of Queen Elizabeth I of England, alongside Geoffrey Rush, ...more