Movie Ratings & Reviews
Last film added: April 21, 2014. There are currently 1322 films in the database (since 1996).
- Being John Malkovich (1999) 10
Spike Jonze directs puppeteer John Cusack who discovers a portal into John Malkovich's mind.
- Fight Club (1999) 10
This is your life, and it's ending one minute at a time. Edward Norton stars.
- Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999) 10
Forest Whitaker lives on a New York rooftop, with pigeons, and follows the Samurai code.
- American Beauty (1999) 9
A dark drama of suburban picket-fence depression and frustration. Stars Kevin Spacey and Annette Bening.
- American Movie (1999) 9
A hilarious documentary about an amateur filmmaker struggling to produce his latest horror film.
- Bringing Out the Dead (1999) 9
Nicolas Cage is a burned-out paramedic haunted by visions of people he's tried to save.
- Children of Heaven (1999) 9
When Ali loses his sister's shoes, the two share to avoid getting in trouble. Heartwarming.
- eXistenZ (1999) 9
Game designer Jennifer Jason Leigh creates a virtual-reality experience indistinguishable from real life.
- Eyes Wide Shut (1999) 9
A dangerous odyssey of sexual and moral discovery starring Kidman and Cruise. Kubrick's last film.
- Go (1999) 9
Three different comedic perspectives on a botched drug deal. Set in L.A. and Las Vegas.
- Happy Together (1999) 9
Gay lovers from Hong Kong visit Argentina and their relationship shatters. Stylish Kar-Wai Wong poem.
- Limbo (1999) 9
A film set in Alaska's wilderness about people living in limbo. There is no ending.
- Magnolia (1999) 9
A study of nine interconnected lives and random events one day in San Fernando Valley.
- Matrix, The (1999) 9
Déjà vu is usually a glitch in the Matrix. It happens when they change something.
- Meeting People Is Easy (1999) 9
A documentary about the band Radiohead. An OK Computer travelogue of the disorientation of touring.
- Mifune (1999) 9
A newlywed businessman returns home to care for his brother in this Dogme 95 film.
- Office Space (1999) 9
I'm going to have to go ahead and ask you to come in on Sunday.
- Open Your Eyes (1999) 9
The brilliant Amenábar film, starring Penélope Cruz, that Tom Cruise turned into Vanilla Sky.
- Sixth Sense, The (1999) 9
Bruce Willis and Haley Joel Osment star. I see dead people.
- Straight Story, The (1999) 9
A David Lynch and Disney anomaly. An old man rides his tractor across the Midwest.
- Three Kings (1999) 9
The Gulf War aftermath, stolen Iraqi gold, skeet-shooting with Nerf footballs, and George Clooney. Fantastic.
- Virgin Suicides, The (1999) 9
Lives in an affluent American suburb in the 1970s are forever changed by five sisters.
- All About My Mother (1999) 8
The story of a mother recovering from the death of her teenage son through travel.
- Blair Witch Project, The (1999) 8
In 1994, three student filmmakers disappeared in a Maryland forest while researching a local legend.
- Buena Vista Social Club (1999) 8
A documentary about aging and legendary Cuban musicians, brought out of retirement by Ry Cooder.
- Cider House Rules, The (1999) 8
Tobey Maguire, raised in an orphanage and trained to be a doctor, explores the world.
- Election (1999) 8
Obnoxious overachiever Reese Witherspoon is running for student body president. Cue vindictive teacher Matthew Broderick.
- Inherit the Wind (1999) 8
Like 12 Angry Men, another excellent made-for-TV remake starring Jack Lemmon and George C. Scott.
- Insider, The (1999) 8
Based on a true story about malpractices in the tobacco industry and powerful Big Tobacco.
- Iron Giant, The (1999) 8
A boy makes friends with a giant alien robot that the government wants to destroy.
- Julien Donkey-Boy (1999) 8
A Dogme 95 video-art exercise about the effects of schizophrenia on family life. Poetic desperation.
- Kikujiro (1999) 8
Takeshi Kitano explores the unlikely bond between a brash, loudmouthed adult and a nine-year-old boy.
- Little Thief, The (1999) 8
A young man from the French countryside moves to the city to find a job.
- Man on the Moon (1999) 8
Jim Carrey is eccentric comedian Andy Kaufman, a television star and self-declared intergender wrestling champion.
- October Sky (1999) 8
The true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner's son who became a rocket scientist.
- Shower (1999) 8
A businessman travels home to Beijing after receiving a message that his father has died.
- Three Seasons (1999) 8
A languorously beautiful, kind film centered around the lives of three main characters in Vietnam.
- Topsy-Turvy (1999) 8
After Gilbert and Sullivan's latest play is critically panned, the frustrated team threatens to disband.
- Toy Story 2 (1999) 8
All right, nobody look till I get my cork back in.
- Aimée & Jaguar (1999) 7
Set in 1943 Berlin, a Nazi wife has a love affair with a Jewish lesbian.
- Angela's Ashes (1999) 7
Based on Frank McCourt's autobiography about his childhood in the Limerick slums. Stars Emily Watson.
- Audition (1999) 7
A Japanese widower holds an audition to search for a potential mate, with horrific results.
- Boondock Saints, The (1999) 7
Two Irish brothers believe it's God's will for them to rid Boston of evil men.
- Bowfinger (1999) 7
Aspiring movie producer Steve Martin attempts to trick Eddie Murphy into starring in his film.
- Boys Don't Cry (1999) 7
Hilary Swank plays a young man who is actually a woman. Romantic, ugly, and tragic.
- Cookie's Fortune (1999) 7
The death of a widow in a small Mississippi town leads to mystery. Good-naturedly humorous.
- Dick (1999) 7
A clever comedy about how two cheerful teenagers blew the Watergate scandal wide open.
- Dogma (1999) 7
Kevin Smith presents two renegade angels trying to exploit a loophole. Alanis Morissette plays God.
- East/West (1999) 7
In 1946, Stalin invited self-exiled Russians to return home, only to execute or imprison them.
- Galaxy Quest (1999) 7
A funny parody of Star Trek-style sci-fi television shows, starring Tim Allen and Sigourney Weaver.
- Green Mile, The (1999) 7
Death row guard Tom Hanks observes intelligent mice and the healing power of a prisoner.
- Human Traffic (1999) 7
Follows a group of sex-obsessed British clubgoers. It's something like Trainspotting for the rave scene.
- Hurricane, The (1999) 7
The story of Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, a boxer wrongly imprisoned for murder, starring Denzel Washington.
- Limey, The (1999) 7
A dangerous English ex-con travels to Los Angeles to avenge his daughter's death.
- Minus Man, The (1999) 7
Inconspicuous serial killer Owen Wilson drifts into a quaint coastal town looking to start over.
- Not One Less (1999) 7
A very determined girl is left in charge of a mountain village school in China.
- Notting Hill (1999) 7
Romance blooms between American celebrity Julia Roberts and unassuming British bookstore owner Hugh Grant.
- Road Home, The (1999) 7
After his father's death, a Chinese businessman recalls the story of how his parents met.
- Romance (1999) 7
A young French woman embarks on an escalating sexual journey, testing her emotional limits.
- SLC Punk (1999) 7
In 1985, Matthew Lillard is one of two dedicated punks in conservative Salt Lake City.
- Sleepy Hollow (1999) 7
Constable Icabod Crane is sent to a village to investigate murders by a headless horseman.
- Snow Falling on Cedars (1999) 7
Newspaperman Ethan Hawke figures into the murder trial of a Japanese-American in the post-WWII 1950s.
- South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut (1999) 7
I'm sorry I can't help myself. That movie has warped my fragile little mind.
- Stir of Echoes (1999) 7
After being hypnotized at a party, Kevin Bacon begins seeing haunting visions of a ghost.
- Summer of Sam (1999) 7
Spike Lee explores the Son of Sam murders in a South Bronx neighborhood during 1977.
- Sunshine (1999) 7
Follows the fate of a Hungarian Jewish family through three generations in the 20th century.
- Sweet and Lowdown (1999) 7
The life of a fictional jazz guitarist, starring Sean Penn, Samantha Morton, and Uma Thurman.
- Talented Mr. Ripley, The (1999) 7
In the 1950s, Matt Damon is sent to Europe to retrieve millionaire playboy Jude Law.
- Thomas Crown Affair, The (1999) 7
Millionaire playboy Pierce Brosnan amuses himself by stealing artwork. Enter sexy insurance investigator Rene Russo.
- 10 Things I Hate About You (1999) 6
The Taming of the Shrew, set in a modern high school, starring Julia Stiles.
- Alice in Wonderland (1999) 6
A made-for-TV, family-friendly version with a cast of Hollywood all stars. It's hardly worth watching.
- American Pie (1999) 6
Four teenage boys enter a pact to lose their virginity by prom night.
- Any Given Sunday (1999) 6
Oliver Stone explores the world of professional football. Look for the eyeball on the field.
- Anywhere But Here (1999) 6
Susan Sarandon and daughter Natalie Portman try to start a new life in Beverly Hills.
- Arlington Road (1999) 6
Widowed professor Jeff Bridges begins to suspect that his neighbor Tim Robbins is a terrorist.
- Austin Powers 2: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999) 6
Mini-me, we do not gnaw on the kitty. Just pet him, stroke him, love him.
- Best Man, The (1999) 6
A marriage causes a reunion of college friends. Taye Diggs and Nia Long star.
- Big Daddy (1999) 6
Would-be lawyer Adam Sandler adopts a six-year-old boy, hoping to win Joey Lauren Adams back.
- Cartoon Noir (1999) 6
Six oddball, animated shorts from five countries, featuring supernatural elements and darker themes. Mediocre.
- Girl, Interrupted (1999) 6
Account of an 18-month stay at a mental hospital in the 1960s, starring Winona Ryder.
- Holy Smoke! (1999) 6
While traveling in India, Kate Winslet falls under the influence of a charismatic religious guru.
- Lulu on the Bridge (1999) 6
After Jazz saxophonist Harvey Keitel is accidentally shot, he enters into a hallucinatory, obsessive affair.
- Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc, The (1999) 6
Young Milla Jovovich receives a vision to rid 15th century France of its oppressors. Stylish.
- Mystery Men (1999) 6
A group of inept amateur superheroes must try to save their city from supervillian destruction.
- Ninth Gate, The (1999) 6
Rare book dealer Johnny Depp seeks out the last two copies of a demon text.
- Pushing Tin (1999) 6
John Cusack and Billy Bob Thornton are air traffic controllers playing a game of one-upmanship.
- Stigmata (1999) 6
Hairdresser Patricia Arquette shows signs of stigmata, the wounds of Christ. A Vatican priest investigates.
- Thirteenth Floor, The (1999) 6
A sci-fi thriller about computer-simulated universes where people only believe they are real.
- Trekkies (1999) 6
A somewhat affectionate documentary about the phenomenon of Star Trek fandom in its many-splendored geekiness.
- Tuesdays with Morrie (1999) 6
A made-for-TV movie with sportswriter Hank Azaria and retired professor Jack Lemmon, dying of ALS.
- World Is Not Enough, The (1999) 6
Pierce Brosnan is James Bond and the ever-cerebral Denise Richards plays a nuclear scientist. Cough.
- 200 Cigarettes (1999) 5
Gaby Hoffmann's Brooklyn accent was great. But then you have the Affleck brothers.
- At First Sight (1999) 5
Girlfriend Mira Sorvino encourages blind Val Kilmer to have an operation to regain his sight.
- Bone Collector, The (1999) 5
Detective Denzel Washington and street cop Angelina Jolie track down a serial killer in Manhattan.
- Brokedown Palace (1999) 5
Claire Danes and Kate Beckinsale are arrested for smuggling drugs while vacationing in Thailand.
- Deep Blue Sea (1999) 5
To cure Alzheimer's disease, scientists genetically engineer sharks with deadly intelligence. What could go wrong?
- Double Jeopardy (1999) 5
Paroled Ashley Judd was framed for her husband's murder, but suspects he is still alive.
- EdTV (1999) 5
Video store clerk Matthew McConaughey agrees to have his life televised 24 hours a day.
- End of Days (1999) 5
Satan visits New York in search of a bride. It's Arnold Schwarzenegger, pyrotechnics, and CGI.
- Entrapment (1999) 5
Agent Catherine Zeta-Jones tries to track down and help capture master art thief Sean Connery.
- Instinct (1999) 5
Set in a maximum-security prison, psychiatrist Cuba Gooding Jr. examines madman anthropologist Anthony Hopkins.
- Mickey Blue Eyes (1999) 5
English auctioneer Hugh Grant proposes to the daughter of a mafia kingpin, who requires favors.
- Mod Squad, The (1999) 5
An undercover cop recruits three minor delinquents to bust a drug ring. Stars Claire Danes.
- Payback (1999) 5
Thief Mel Gibson plots revenge when he is betrayed by his wife and best friend.
- She's All That (1999) 5
A Pygmalion remake. Freddie Prinze Jr. bets he can make Rachael Leigh Cook prom queen.
- Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999) 5
Terribly written dialogue combined with expensive special effects. Jar Jar Binks is unbelievably annoying.
- Varsity Blues (1999) 5
James Van Der Beek stars as a high-school quarterback. Amy Smart wears a whipped-cream bikini.
- Astronaut's Wife, The (1999) CRAP
Astronaut Johnny Depp and Charlize Theron star in this stupid update of Rosemary's Baby.
- Cruel Intentions (1999) CRAP
Sarah Michelle Gellar is cute, but do yourself a favor and watch Dangerous Liaisons instead.
- Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo (1999) CRAP
Aquarium-cleaner Rob Schneider becomes a gigolo after being mistaken for one. It's juvenile vuglar fun.
- Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999) CRAP
A moronic Minnesota beauty pageant, starring Kirsten Dunst, Denise Richards, Ellen Barkin and Kirstie Alley.
- Eye of the Beholder (1999) CRAP
A misogynistic film. British intelligence agent Ewan McGregor is obsessed with beautiful killer Ashley Judd.
- Haunting, The (1999) CRAP
Watch the 1963 original instead. They ruined this version with blatantly unspooky special effects.
- House on Haunted Hill (1999) CRAP
Want to earn a million dollars? Just stay alive, all night. A bad remake.
- Idle Hands (1999) CRAP
A boy's right hand becomes murderously possessed. Jessica Alba may prevent you from killing yourself.
- In Dreams (1999) CRAP
Annette Bening is endangered by apples in this silly thriller. Also stars Robert Downey Jr.
- Inspector Gadget (1999) CRAP
Security guard Matthew Broderick is transformed into a cybernetic police officer in this adapted cartoon.
- Jawbreaker (1999) CRAP
Popular highschoolers Rose McGowan, Rebecca Gayheart and Julie Benz accidentally kill the prom queen.
- Lake Placid (1999) CRAP
Why couldn't the 30-foot crocodile have eaten everyone? At least it's only 82 minutes long.
- Message in a Bottle (1999) CRAP
Reasons to avoid this: Kevin Costner, manipulative sentimentality, depressing ending, too long, Kevin Costner.
- New Rose Hotel (1999) CRAP
Incoherent, completely worthless adaptation of a William Gibson story. An insufferable, redundant waste of time.
- Random Hearts (1999) CRAP
Bereavement becomes romance for Harrison Ford and Kristin Scott Thomas in this dull Hollywood cliché.
- Runaway Bride (1999) CRAP
Julia Roberts and Richard Gere try to capitalize on Pretty Woman's success. I nearly puked.
- Three to Tango (1999) CRAP
Sitcom-quality actors Matthew Perry and Neve Campbell succeed in little more than furthering sexual stereotypes.
- Virus (1999) CRAP
Jamie Lee Curtis fights an electromagnetic alien lifeform. It's a nicely polished turd.
- Wild Wild West (1999) CRAP
Stars gunslinger Will Smith and Salma Hayek. Features a giant steam-powered spider, with Gatling guns.
1999 ReleasesSearch returned all films from 1999 out of 1322 total rated films.
FROM BAD TO WORSE
Statistical ratings distribution of these 126 films (9.5% of total rated films):
With enough films included, it usually approximates a bell curve with a mean near 6.5...
(especially when considering that CRAP is 0-4 combined).
Average rating for these 126 films: 6.4.
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