100 Films That Defined the 90's

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A list of films that defined or were defined by the decade they were made in.

Factors include: popularity & box office; cult value; memorable scenes, characters, and quotes; significant actors of the time; as representations of a genre (thriller, comedy, horror, etc); themes and issues important to the decade; as examples of special effects, and filmmaking techniques and styles of the time; as example of trends in fashion, technology, and use of language.

As this list is about films about the decade, historical films are generally omitted, with a few exceptions.

List is in reverse-date order, then alphabetical for convenience.

List is tentative, but close to final form.

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    American Beauty

    1999, in 22 top lists Check
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    American Pie

    1999, in 5 top lists Check
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    The Blair Witch Project

    1999, in 12 top lists Check
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    Cruel Intentions

    1999, in 0 top lists Check
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    Election

    1999, in 6 top lists Check
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    Fight Club

    1999, in 17 top lists Check
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    The Iron Giant

    1999, in 9 top lists Check
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    The Matrix

    1999, in 27 top lists Check
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    The Mummy

    1999, in 4 top lists Check
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    Office Space

    1999, in 5 top lists Check
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    The Sixth Sense

    1999, in 18 top lists Check
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    South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut

    1999, in 9 top lists Check
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    Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace

    1999, in 4 top lists Check
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    Armageddon

    1998, in 4 top lists Check
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    The Big Lebowski

    1998, in 25 top lists Check
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    Dark City

    1998, in 5 top lists Check
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    Lola rennt

    1998 — a.k.a. Run Lola Run, in 6 top lists Check
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    Pi

    1998, in 6 top lists Check
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    There's Something About Mary

    1998, in 9 top lists Check
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    The Truman Show

    1998, in 12 top lists Check
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    The Waterboy

    1998, in 1 top list Check
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    Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery

    1997, in 3 top lists Check
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    Chasing Amy

    1997, in 2 top lists Check
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    Con Air

    1997, in 2 top lists Check
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    Contact

    1997, in 1 top list Check
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    Face/Off

    1997, in 4 top lists Check
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    The Fifth Element

    1997, in 7 top lists Check
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    Good Will Hunting

    1997, in 8 top lists Check
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    I Know What You Did Last Summer

    1997, in 1 top list Check
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    Men in Black

    1997, in 6 top lists Check
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    Mononoke-hime

    1997 — a.k.a. Princess Mononoke, in 17 top lists Check
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    Titanic

    1997, in 24 top lists Check
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    Beavis and Butt-Head Do America

    1996, in 1 top list Check
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    Independence Day

    1996, in 8 top lists Check
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    Jerry Maguire

    1996, in 7 top lists Check
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    Mission: Impossible

    1996, in 4 top lists Check
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    The Nutty Professor

    1996, in 2 top lists Check
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    Scream

    1996, in 6 top lists Check
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    Star Trek: First Contact

    1996, in 1 top list Check
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    Trainspotting

    1996, in 15 top lists Check
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    Twister

    1996, in 2 top lists Check
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    Babe

    1995, in 10 top lists Check
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    Batman Forever

    1995, in 3 top lists Check
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    Clueless

    1995, in 5 top lists Check
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    Friday

    1995, in 1 top list Check
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    Get Shorty

    1995, in 1 top list Check
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    Kôkaku Kidôtai

    1995 — a.k.a. Ghost in the Shell, in 13 top lists Check
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    GoldenEye

    1995, in 2 top lists Check
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    Kids

    1995, in 4 top lists Check
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    Mortal Kombat

    1995, in 1 top list Check
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