Top Movies of 1992


The top movies of 1992 list is calculated by community movie ratings and members' "Top Movies List". Lists are updated daily.

1. Reservoir Dogs

Year of Release: 1992
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Quentin Tarantino
Actors: Harvey Keitel, Michael Madsen, Steve Buscemi, Tim Roth, Chris Penn, Kirk Baltz
Plot: Strangers, who don't know each other's name, team up to commit a heist, while one of them is rat. They struggle to figure out who it is, while they argue and almost kill the wrong men.

2. Unforgiven

Year of Release: 1992
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Western
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Clint Eastwood
Actors: Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Gene Hackman, Jaimz Woolvett, Richard Harris, Saul Rubinek
Plot: An old gunman rejects retirement for one last job as he enlists the help of his old partner, and someone new, who is much younger than him.

3. Aladdin

Year of Release: 1992
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Animation/Adventure
MPAA Rating: G
Director: Ron Clements, John Musker
Actors: Scott Weinger, Robin Williams, Linda Larkin, Jonathan Freeman, Gilbert Gottfried, Douglas Seale
Plot: Street urchin Aladdin has run-in with Princess Jasmine and decides to do whatever it takes to win her heart, even if it means working with the underhanded Vizard Jafar to steal a mysterious lamp. He soon learns the importance of this item as it contains a genie that can grant three wishes - wishes he can use to make his dreams come true.

4. A Few Good Men

Year of Release: 1992
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Thriller
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Rob Reiner
Actors: Jack Nicholson, Tom Cruise, Demi Moore, Kevin Bacon, Kevin Pollak, J.T. Walsh
Plot: A marine lawer defends fellow marines against a muder they claim they did not commit.

5. Malcolm X

Year of Release: 1992
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Biography/Drama
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Spike Lee
Actors: Denzel Washington, Angela Bassett, Albert Hall, Delroy Lindo, Spike Lee, Al Freeman Jr.
Plot: The life and times of Malcolm X: describes how he was raised, and became a common criminal. Then, reformed himself into what we now know him to be.

6. Raise the Red Lantern ( Da hong deng long gao gao gua )

Year of Release: 1992
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: Mandarin
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Yimou Zhang
Actors: Li Gong, Caifei He, Cuifen Cao, Jingwu Ma, Qi Zhao, Lin Kong
Plot: 1920s China - the young Songlian if forced into marriage with the powerful lord Chen Zuoqian following her father's death. He already has three wives, and the women are constantly scheming to be the chosen one he spends the night with - signified by a red lantern - as the incentives - status, power, privilege - cannot be ignored. But his power struggle will soon get out of hand.

7. Baraka

Year of Release: 1992
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: Other
Genre: Documentary
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Ron Fricke
Plot: Ron Fricke presents this silent documentary, a collection of expertly photographed scenes from tribal villages to strip mining operations, that carries an environmental theme throughout.

8. The Last of the Mohicans

Year of Release: 1992
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: War/Romance
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Michael Mann
Actors: Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe, Pete Postlethwaite, Wes Studi, Russell Means, Eric Schweig
Plot: A man who is out of his right as a trapper must protect the family of the colonel during a war in which they should not be involved in.

9. Glengarry Glen Ross

Year of Release: 1992
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: James Foley
Actors: Al Pacino, Jack Lemmon, Alec Baldwin, Alan Arkin, Ed Harris, Kevin Spacey
Plot: Deals behind the scenes at a rather ruthless Chicago real estate office. Only closers are wanted here and Blake has the ultimate test - a sales contest where the winner gets a car, the runner-up some steak knives and third place - gets fired. The incentives are high - high enough to break the law in pursuit of perfection.

10. Brother's Keeper

Year of Release: 1992
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Documentary
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Joe Berlinger, Bruce Sinofsky
Actors: Connie Chung, John Teeple, Delbert Ward, Lyman Ward, Roscoe Ward
Plot: This documentary enters and explores a world so removed from the mainstream that it seems to be from another time, long ago. A reclusive pair of brothers' lives are changed when one is accused of murdering a third brother and attention is brought on them.

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