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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:
  • Miller's Crossing1

    Miller's Crossing

    Steve Buscemi, Frances McDormand


    Directed byEthan Coen, Joel Coen

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    #24 of 123 The Best Mafia Films Of All Time#7 of 18 The Best Coen Brothers Films

  • Safe2


    Julianne Moore, Dean Norris


    Directed byTodd Haynes

  • The Sweet Hereafter3

    The Sweet Hereafter

    Ian Holm, Sarah Polley


    Directed byAtom Egoyan

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    #124 of 170 The Most Utterly Depressing Movies Ever Made#26 of 27 Actual Lawyers Explain Which Legal Movies They Like The Best

  • Lone Star4

    Lone Star

    Matthew McConaughey, Kris Kristofferson


    Directed byJohn Sayles

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    #22 of 59 The 30+ Best Modern Western Movies#5 of 16 The Greatest Westerns That Don't Take Place In The Old West

  • Heavenly Creatures5

    Heavenly Creatures

    Kate Winslet, Peter Jackson


    Directed byPeter Jackson

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    #269 of 372 'Old' Movies Every Young Person Needs To Watch In Their Lifetime#18 of 36 30+ Great Movies About Juvenile Delinquents

  • Waiting for Guffman6

    Waiting for Guffman

    David Cross, Parker Posey


    Directed byChristopher Guest

  • The Hudsucker Proxy7

    The Hudsucker Proxy

    Paul Newman, John Goodman


    Directed byEthan Coen, Joel Coen

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    #331 of 925 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films#152 of 252 The Funniest '90s Movies

  • Babe: Pig in the City8

    Babe: Pig in the City

    Naomi Watts, Mickey Rooney


    Directed byGeorge Miller

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    #53 of 190 The Greatest Animal Movies Ever Made#134 of 154 The Best Movie Sequels Ever Made

  • Dead Man9

    Dead Man

    Johnny Depp, Steve Buscemi


    Directed byJim Jarmusch

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    #198 of 399 The Best Western Movies Ever Made#511 of 541 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Movies

  • Fearless10


    Jeff Bridges, Isabella Rossellini


    Directed byPeter Weir

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    #167 of 199 The Biggest Tearjerker Movies of All Time#100 of 123 The Best Movies About Mental Illness

  • Bound11


    Jennifer Tilly, Gina Gershon


    Directed byAndy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski

  • Chungking Express12

    Chungking Express

    Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Faye Wong


    Directed byWong Kar-wai

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    #50 of 52 The Saddest Romance Movies That Will Make You Cry#34 of 75 50+ Quirky Romance Movies That Are Unique in Their Own Way

  • The Straight Story13

    The Straight Story

    Sissy Spacek, Harry Dean Stanton


    Directed byDavid Lynch

  • Searching for Bobby Fischer14

    Searching for Bobby Fischer

    Ben Kingsley, William H. Macy


    Directed bySteven Zaillian

  • Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai15

    Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai

    Forest Whitaker, Henry Silva


    Directed byJim Jarmusch

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    #36 of 123 The Best Assassin Movies#11 of 37 Great Movies About Sad Loner Characters

  • That Thing You Do!16

    That Thing You Do!

    Charlize Theron, Tom Hanks


    Directed byTom Hanks

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    #441 of 480 The Greatest Movies For Guys#1155 of 1,540 The Most Rewatchable Movies

  • Dead Again17

    Dead Again

    Robin Williams, Emma Thompson


    Directed byKenneth Branagh

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    #643 of 722 The Best Horror Movies Of All Time#13 of 52 The Best Movies Released Labor Day Weekend

  • Sneakers18


    Robert Redford, Dan Aykroyd


    Directed byPhil Alden Robinson

  • Zero Effect19

    Zero Effect

    Ben Stiller, Kim Dickens


    Directed byJake Kasdan

  • The Butcher Boy20

    The Butcher Boy

    Buster Keaton, Roscoe Arbuckle


    Directed byRoscoe Arbuckle

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  • Truly, Madly, Deeply21

    Truly, Madly, Deeply

    Alan Rickman, Juliet Stevenson


    Directed byAnthony Minghella

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    #754 of 836 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made#41 of 57 The Best Movies About Grief, Ranked

  • In the Company of Men22

    In the Company of Men

    Aaron Eckhart, Matt Malloy


    Directed byNeil LaBute

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    #46 of 84 The Best Movies Based on Plays#587 of 675 The Best Movies Roger Ebert Gave Four Stars

  • Devil in a Blue Dress23

    Devil in a Blue Dress

    Denzel Washington, Poppy Montgomery


    Directed byCarl Franklin

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    #154 of 629 The Best Black Movies Ever Made, Ranked#28 of 59 The Very Best New Noir Movies

  • The Red Violin24

    The Red Violin

    Samuel L. Jackson, Sandra Oh


    Directed byFrançois Girard

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    #420 of 1,189 Every Oscar Winning Film Ever#50 of 78 The Best Period Romance Movies

  • Cemetery Man25

    Cemetery Man

    Rupert Everett, Anna Falchi


    Directed byMichele Soavi