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.

1. Fight Club

Year of Release: 1999
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Crime
MPAA Rating: R
Director: David Fincher
Actors: Edward Norton, Brad Pitt, Helena Bonham Carter, Meat Loaf, Zach Grenier
Plot: An average thirty-something office worker gets so bored of his life he creates a local fighting club. The path of insanity and psychosis is inevitable.

2. The Matrix

Year of Release: 1999
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Sci-Fi/Action
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Andy Wachowski, Larry Wachowski
Actors: Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss, Laurence Fishburne, Joe Pantoliano, Hugo Weaving, Gloria Foster
Plot: A computer programmer, Neo, finds that things are not how they seem. His life will get turned upside down when Morphius gives him a choice to see the truth.

3. The Green Mile

Year of Release: 1999
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Mystery
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Frank Darabont
Actors: Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Morse, Bonnie Hunt, Michael Jeter, James Cromwell
Plot: A wrongly convicted man sits on death row while the officers who guard him interact with him and his powers.

4. American Beauty

Year of Release: 1999
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Sam Mendes
Actors: Kevin Spacey, Mena Suvari, Annette Bening, Chris Cooper, Peter Gallagher, Thora Birch
Plot: A suburban family, that centers around the aging, battles him while he goes after his daughters sexual friend while the rest of his family carries out a life he seems not to care about (especially his wife and job).

5. The Sixth Sense

Year of Release: 1999
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Thriller
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: M. Night Shyamalan
Actors: Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collette, Olivia Williams, Donnie Wahlberg, Mischa Barton
Plot: A child psychologist helps a boy who unbelievably communicates with spirits while it tears his mother apart.

6. Office Space

Year of Release: 1999
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Mike Judge
Actors: Ron Livingston, Jennifer Aniston, Gary Cole, David Herman, Ajay Naidu, Diedrich Bader
Plot: Peter Gibbons (Ron Livingston) hates his job, but a botched hypnotherapy session has him seeing things in a new way. When the layoffs start to happen him and his coworkers decide to create a computer program that will rip off the company.

7. Toy Story 2

Year of Release: 1999
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Animation/Family
MPAA Rating: G
Director: John Lasseter
Actors: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Kelsey Grammer, Don Rickles, John Ratzenberger
Plot: The toys are back this time Woody is stolen by a toy collector in which eventually he must decide to either stay or leave the museum.

8. Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

Year of Release: 1999
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Crime
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Guy Ritchie
Actors: Nick Moran, Dexter Fletcher, Jason Flemyng, Jason Statham, Steven Mackintosh, Nicholas Rowe
Plot: A group of working class men put their money together for high rolling card game, but when they loose it all, they only have one week to pay it back or else.

9. Magnolia

Year of Release: 1999
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Paul Thomas Anderson
Actors: Tom Cruise, Julianne Moore, Philip Baker Hall, William H. Macy, Philip Seymour Hoffman, John C. Reilly
Plot: A story of several characters that are related in some way as they search for forgiveness and happiness.

10. All About My Mother ( Todo sobre mi madre )

Year of Release: 1999
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: Spanish
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Pedro Almodóvar
Actors: Cecilia Roth, Marisa Paredes, Penélope Cruz, Candela Peña, Antonia San Juan, Rosa Maria Sardà
Plot: A boy's mother who is a former prostitute seeks redemption again, after a terrible accident.

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