Top Movies of 1993


The top movies of 1993 list is calculated by community movie ratings and members' "Top Movies List". Lists are updated daily.

1. Schindler's List

Year of Release: 1993
Overall Rating: 3.4 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Biography
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Steven Spielberg
Actors: Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley, Ralph Fiennes, Caroline Goodall, Mark Ivanir, Embeth Davidtz
Plot: Schindler (played by Liam Neeson) tries to save the Jews by bringing as many as he can to an ammunitions plant that may not produce any ammunition.

2. Jurassic Park

Year of Release: 1993
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Adventure
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Steven Spielberg
Actors: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough, Samuel L. Jackson, Bob Peck
Plot: A rich scientist discovers a way to use dinosaur DNA to recreate dinosaurs on a remote island to make an amusement park.

3. The Nightmare Before Christmas

Year of Release: 1993
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Animation/Fantasy
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Henry Selick
Actors: Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon, Catherine O'Hara, William Hickey, Paul Reubens, Glenn Shadix
Plot: Jack, "The Pumpkin King", discovers Christmas Town and tries to bring Christmas joy to Halloween Town. Things don't go as planned.

4. Tombstone

Year of Release: 1993
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Western/Adventure
MPAA Rating: R
Director: George P. Cosmatos
Actors: Kurt Russell, Val Kilmer, Bill Paxton, Sam Elliott, Powers Boothe, Charlton Heston
Plot: Wyatt, a legendary lawman, moves to Tombstone with his family to start over. The cowboys have different plans.

5. The Fugitive

Year of Release: 1993
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Crime
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Andrew Davis
Actors: Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones, Sela Ward, Julianne Moore, Joe Pantoliano, Andreas Katsulas
Plot: A doctor is accused of murdering his wife and escapes to find the one-armed man responsible for the crime while dodging the U.S. Marshals in pursuit.

6. Groundhog Day

Year of Release: 1993
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Romance
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Harold Ramis
Actors: Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Chris Elliott, Stephen Tobolowsky, Brian Doyle-Murray, Marita Geraghty
Plot: A bored weatherman is sent to cover the ground hog and his shadow on Groundhog Day, only to discover that the same day repeats itself, no matter what he does.

7. True Romance

Year of Release: 1993
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Tony Scott
Actors: Christian Slater, Patricia Arquette, Val Kilmer, Gary Oldman, Tom Sizemore, Christopher Walken
Plot: A petty but intelligent thief marries a hooker in which they steal coke, try to sell it, and run from the owners - that could end up in a show down of thieves and mobsters.

8. What's Eating Gilbert Grape

Year of Release: 1993
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Drama
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Lasse Hallström
Actors: Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio, Juliette Lewis, Mary Steenburgen, Darlene Cates, Laura Harrington
Plot: Gilbert Grape lives in Endora, a place where nothing much happens. The only times the police got something to do is when Gilbert's autistic brother Arnie tries to climb up on the watertower nearby. Taking care of Arnie is mostly Gilbert's task which can be pretty demanding, at least while you are working at the local grocery store. Then one day Becky and her grandmother passes through Endora getting trouble with the car. Gilbert falls in love with Becky, but gets problems when he tries to find time for his own private life

9. Dazed and Confused

Year of Release: 1993
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Richard Linklater
Actors: Jason London, Rory Cochrane, Wiely Wiggins, Adam Goldberg, Mathew McConaughey, Ben Affleck
Plot: The last day of school in 1976 - when the incoming freshman are hazed and the seniors plan the party of the year. Whether you're a stoner, jock, brain or that one guy who graduated years ago but still hangs around - it's sure to be an unforgettable night.

10. Three Colors: Blue ( Trois couleurs: Bleu )

Year of Release: 1993
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: French
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski
Actors: Juliette Binoche, Benoît Régent, Florence Pernel, Charlotte Véry, Hélène Vincent, Philippe Volter
Plot: The first in Krzysztof Kieslowski trilogy, Blue deals with the French concept of "Liberty" as a female composer deals with the grief of losing her husband and daughter in a car accident by withdrawing from the world, but finds the world is not going to withdraw from her.

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