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The Online Film Critics Society's Top Overlooked Films '90

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The Online Film Critics Society's list of the best overlooked movies of the 1990's. These movies have not gotten the recognition they deserve. For the full article go to: http://ofcs.rottentomatoes.com/pages/pr/1990overlooked
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    Miller's Crossing

    Miller's Crossing

    Steve Buscemi, Frances McDormand

    Released1990

    Directed byEthan Coen, Joel Coen

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    Safe

    Safe

    Julianne Moore, Dean Norris

    Released1995

    Directed byTodd Haynes

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    The Sweet Hereafter

    The Sweet Hereafter

    Ian Holm, Sarah Polley

    Released1997

    Directed byAtom Egoyan

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    Lone Star

    Lone Star

    Matthew McConaughey, Kris Kristofferson

    Released1996

    Directed byJohn Sayles

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    Heavenly Creatures

    Heavenly Creatures

    Kate Winslet, Peter Jackson

    Released1994

    Directed byPeter Jackson

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    Waiting for Guffman

    Waiting for Guffman

    David Cross, Parker Posey

    Released1997

    Directed byChristopher Guest

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    The Hudsucker Proxy

    The Hudsucker Proxy

    Paul Newman, John Goodman

    Released1994

    Directed byEthan Coen, Joel Coen

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    Babe: Pig in the City

    Babe: Pig in the City

    Naomi Watts, Mickey Rooney

    Released1998

    Directed byGeorge Miller

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    Dead Man

    Dead Man

    Johnny Depp, Steve Buscemi

    Released1995

    Directed byJim Jarmusch

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    Fearless

    Fearless

    Jeff Bridges, Isabella Rossellini

    Released1993

    Directed byPeter Weir

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    Bound

    Bound

    Jennifer Tilly, Gina Gershon

    Released1996

    Directed byAndy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski

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    Chungking Express

    Chungking Express

    Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Faye Wong

    Released1994

    Directed byWong Kar-wai

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    The Straight Story

    The Straight Story

    Sissy Spacek, Harry Dean Stanton

    Released1999

    Directed byDavid Lynch

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    Searching for Bobby Fischer

    Searching for Bobby Fischer

    Ben Kingsley, William H. Macy

    Released1993

    Directed bySteven Zaillian

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    Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai

    Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai

    Forest Whitaker, Henry Silva

    Released1999

    Directed byJim Jarmusch

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    That Thing You Do!

    That Thing You Do!

    Charlize Theron, Tom Hanks

    Released1996

    Directed byTom Hanks

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    Dead Again

    Dead Again

    Robin Williams, Emma Thompson

    Released1991

    Directed byKenneth Branagh

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    Sneakers

    Sneakers

    Robert Redford, Dan Aykroyd

    Released1992

    Directed byPhil Alden Robinson

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    Zero Effect

    Zero Effect

    Ben Stiller, Kim Dickens

    Released1998

    Directed byJake Kasdan

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    The Butcher Boy

    The Butcher Boy

    Buster Keaton, Roscoe Arbuckle

    Released1917

    Directed byRoscoe Arbuckle

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    Truly, Madly, Deeply

    Truly, Madly, Deeply

    Alan Rickman, Juliet Stevenson

    Released1991

    Directed byAnthony Minghella

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    In the Company of Men

    In the Company of Men

    Aaron Eckhart, Matt Malloy

    Released1997

    Directed byNeil LaBute

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    Devil in a Blue Dress

    Devil in a Blue Dress

    Denzel Washington, Poppy Montgomery

    Released1995

    Directed byCarl Franklin

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    The Red Violin

    The Red Violin

    Samuel L. Jackson, Sandra Oh

    Released1998

    Directed byFrançois Girard

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    Cemetery Man

    Cemetery Man

    Rupert Everett, Anna Falchi

    Released1994

    Directed byMichele Soavi

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