Top Movies of 1999


The top movies of 1999 list is calculated by community movie ratings and members' "Top Movies List". Lists are updated daily.

51. Bird People in China, The ( Chûgoku no chôjin )

Year of Release: 1999
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: Japanese
Genre: Adventure/Comedy
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Takashi Miike
Actors: Masahiro Motoki, Renji Ishibashi, Mako, Li Li Wang, Michiko Kase, Tomohiko Okuda

52. Show Me Love ( Fucking Åmål )

Year of Release: 1999
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: Swedish
Genre: Drama/Romance
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Lukas Moodysson
Actors: Alexandra Dahlström, Rebecka Liljeberg, Erica Carlson, Mathias Rust, Stefan Hörberg, Josefine Nyberg
Plot: A small town where nothing ever happens: Elin is popular and attractive but utterly bored while Agnes is quiet, alone and quite unhappy. The two girls are brought together but after the night, Elin refuses to acknowledge Agnes - who still harbors a secret love for Elin.

53. A Stir of Echoes

Year of Release: 1999
Overall Rating: 2.7 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Thriller/Horror
MPAA Rating: R
Director: David Koepp
Actors: Kevin Bacon, Illeana Douglas, Zachary David Cope, Kathryn Erbe, Kevin Dunn, Conor O'Farrell
Plot: Working-class man Tom Witzky has a son and pregnant wife and hangs out with the same group of friends - one night his sister-in-law convinces him to get hypnotized where she plants the simple suggestion to "open your mind." What nobody would suspect is that Tom is soon treated to visions of the ghost of a young woman who went missing from the neighborhood years ago.

54. Dinner Game, The ( dîner de cons, Le )

Year of Release: 1999
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: French
Genre: Comedy
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Francis Veber
Actors: Thierry Lhermitte, Jacques Villeret, Francis Huster, Daniel Prévost, Alexandra Vandernoot, Catherine Frot

55. Notting Hill

Year of Release: 1999
Overall Rating: 2.7 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Romance
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Roger Michell
Actors: Julia Roberts, Hugh Grant, Richard McCabe, Rhys Ifans, James Dreyfus, Dylan Moran
Plot: William Thacker, an unassuming, unimportant bookstore owner in Notting Hill becomes friends with Anna Scott, the world's most-loved actress. But as friendship turns to romance, the fame and attention, not to mention an American actor, threaten to destroy their relationship.

56. Election

Year of Release: 1999
Overall Rating: 2.7 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Alexander Payne
Actors: Matthew Broderick, Reese Witherspoon, Chris Klein, Jessica Campbell, Phil Reeves, Molly Hagan
Plot: Tracy Flick is the most ambitious girl in school and is running unopposed for class president until civics teacher Jim McAllister convinces star football player Paul Metzler to run against her as he holds a personal grudge with her.

57. Lovers of the Arctic Circle, The ( amantes del Círculo Polar, Los )

Year of Release: 1999
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: Spanish
Genre: Drama/Romance
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Julio Medem
Actors: Najwa Nimri, Fele Martínez, Nancho Novo, Nancho Novo, Peru Medem, Sara Valiente

58. Samurai X: Trust and Betrayal ( Rurôni Kenshin: Meiji kenkaku roman tan: Tsuioku hen )

Year of Release: 1999
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: Japanese
Genre: Anime/Action
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Kazuhiro Furuhashi
Actors: Mayo Suzukaze, Junko Iwao, Nozomu Sasaki, Hirotaka Suzuoki, Yôko Ogai, Shûichi Ikeda
Plot: A young boy named Shinta is saved from death in the bandit raid by Hiko Seijuro. Hiko offers to properly train him to give him the power to protect. This is the tragic story of how Rurouni Kenshin receives the scar on his face.

59. The Cider House Rules

Year of Release: 1999
Overall Rating: 2.7 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Lasse Hallström
Actors: Tobey Maguire, Charlize Theron, Paul Rudd, Jane Alexander, Kathy Baker, Michael Caine
Plot: A nice young man who was raised in an orphanage expands his horizon to see what the real world has to often him - while his town is saddened and doesn't want him to go.

60. The War Zone

Year of Release: 1999
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Tim Roth
Actors: Ray Winstone, Tilda Swinton, Colin Farrell, Lara Belmont, Freddie Cunliffe, Kate Ashfield

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