1990 Directorial Debut Movies

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| 1h 45min | Action
3.3/5 (with 453 votes)

Lyon Gaultier is a deserter in the Foreign Legion arriving in the USA entirely hard up. He finds his brother between life and death and his sister-in-law without the money needed to heal her husband and to maintain her child. To earn the money needed, Gaultier decides to take part in some very dangerous clandestine fights.


| 1h 36min | Horror, Comedy, Action, Science Fiction
3.4/5 (with 1,388 votes)

Hick handymen Val McKee and Earl Bassett can barely eke out a living in the Nevada hamlet of Perfection, so they decide to leave town -- despite an admonition from a shapely seismology coed who's picking up odd readings on her equipment. Before long, Val and Earl discover what's responsible for those readings: 30-foot-long carnivorous worms with a proclivity for sucking their prey underground.

Dances with Wolves(1990)

| 3h 1min | Adventure, Drama, Western
3.9/5 (with 1,830 votes)

Wounded Civil War soldier, John Dunbar tries to commit suicide—and becomes a hero instead. As a reward, he's assigned to his dream post, a remote junction on the Western frontier, and soon makes unlikely friends with the local Sioux tribe.

Problem Child(1990)

| 1h 21min | Comedy
3.0/5 (with 352 votes)

Ben Healy and his social climbing wife Flo adopt fun-loving seven year old Junior. But they soon discover he's a little monster as he turns a camping trip, a birthday party and even a baseball game into comic nightmares.

DuckTales: The Movie - Treasure of the Lost Lamp(1990)

3.4/5 (with 377 votes)

With his nephews and niece, everyone's favorite rich uncle, Scrooge McDuck, treks from his mansion home in Duckburg in search of the long-lost loot of the thief Collie Baba. But finding the goods isn't quite what it's "quacked" up to be! Their thrilling adventure leads to comical chaos, magical mayhem, and a lesson about what is far more valuable than money, gold and jewels.

Directed by Bob Hathcock

Joe Versus the Volcano(1990)

| 1h 42min | Comedy, Romance / Love
2.8/5 (with 222 votes)

Hypochondriac Joe Banks finds out he has six months to live, quits his dead end job, musters the courage to ask his co-worker out on a date, and is then hired to jump into a volcano by a mysterious visitor.


| 1h 39min | Comedy, Drama, Romance / Love
3.5/5 (with 61 votes)

A radical student is adopted by a group of young New Yorkers, serves as a catalyst to alter his and their lives. Gathering in a Manhattan apartment, the group of friends meet to discuss social mobility, Fourier's socialism and play bridge in their cocoon of upper-class society - until they are joined by a man with a critical view of their way of life.

House Party(1990)

| 1h 40min | Comedy
3.2/5 (with 96 votes)

Young Kid has been invited to a party at his friend Play's house. But after a fight at school, Kid's father grounds him. None the less, Kid sneaks out when his father falls asleep. But Kid doesn't know that three of the thugs at school have decided to give him a lesson in behavior.


| 1h 43min | Comedy, Horror
3.2/5 (with 589 votes)

A large spider from the jungles of South America is accidentally transported in a crate with a dead body to America where it mates with a local spider. Soon after, the residents of a small California town disappear as the result of spider bites from the deadly spider offspring. It's up to a couple of doctors with the help of an insect exterminator to annihilate these eight legged freaks.

Quick Change(1990)

| 1h 29min | Comedy, Crime
3.4/5 (with 147 votes)

With the aid of his girlfriend, Phyllis Potter, and best friend, Loomis, Grimm enters a Manhattan bank dressed as a clown, creates a hostage situation and executes a flawless robbery. The only thing left for the trio to do is make their getaway out of the city and to the airport. It sounds simple enough, but it seems that fate deserts them immediately after the bank heist. One mishap after another conspires to keep these robbers from reaching freedom.


| 1h 37min | Drama
3.4/5 (with 38 votes)

As punishment for drunken, rebellious behavior, a young white soldier is thrown into a stockade populated entirely by black inmates. But instead of falling victim to racial hatred, the soldier joins forces with his fellow prisoners and rises up against the insanely tyrannical and bigoted prison warden.

Side Out(1990)

| 1h 44min | Comedy, Drama, Romance / Love
2.7/5 (with 14 votes)

A law student comes to California for the summer and ends up playing professional volleyball.

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A Moment of Romance(1990)

3.4/5 (with 15 votes)

During a bank heist, getaway driver Wah takes a young woman Jo Jo hostage. After preventing his accomplices from killing her, they begin a forbidden relationship that causes mayhem and chaos for their friends and family.

Heart Condition(1990)

| 1h 40min | Comedy, Crime, Drama, Fantasy
2.9/5 (with 36 votes)

Racist police officer Jack Moony has a vendetta against Napoleon Stone, a charismatic black lawyer who is sleeping with Jack's old flame Crystal Gerrity. Jack has a heart attack, but his life is saved when he receives Stone's heart, since Stone died mysteriously the same night as Jack was stricken. Stone is not completely gone, however, and as a ghost he is all too happy to give Jack advice on how he should do his job and live his life.

Ski Patrol(1990)

| 1h 31min | Comedy, Action
2.4/5 (with 16 votes)

Pops isn't worried about the renewal of the lease for his ski lodge - the safety record is unblemished in spite of the crew of misfits who make up his ski patrol. But a scheming land developer has other plans and the ski patrol is thrust into a skiing showdown in order to save Pops' mountain.

The Rescuers Down Under(1990)

3.3/5 (with 553 votes)

A lawless poacher wants to capture a majestic and rare golden eagle, so he kidnaps the boy who knows where to find the bird. Not to worry -- the Rescue Aid Society's top agents, heroic mice Miss Bianca and Bernard, fly to Australia to save the day. Accompanying the fearless duo are bumbling albatross Wilbur and local field operative Jake the Kangaroo Rat.


| 1h 30min | Comedy
2.8/5 (with 30 votes)

The luxurious villa of Mark and Jessie Bannister, a yuppie couple, is overrun by loads of uninvited guests who turn the house up side down.

Spaced Invaders(1990)

2.6/5 (with 32 votes)

A crew of Martians overhears a radio broadcast of Orson Welles' "War of the Worlds" coming from Earth, and, thinking the Martian fleet is attacking Earth, they land their broken-down ship in a backwater mid-American town. As luck would have it, they land on Halloween and get mistaken for trick-or-treaters. Comedy ensues as the Martians try to get taken seriously.

Slumber Party Massacre III(1990)

| 1h 27min | Horror, Comedy
2.6/5 (with 36 votes)

After a hard day of volleyball at the beach, a teen whose parents are away decides to have a slumber party with her girlfriends. Their boyfriends predictably show up to scare them, but a stranger from the beach is also seen lurking around the house. Soon the group begins experiencing an attrition problem.

Directed by Sally Mattison - With Hope Marie Carlton, Marta Kober

Think Big(1989)

| 1h 26min | Comedy
3.5/5 (with 9 votes)

Two truckers hired to transport toxic waste across the country get caught up with a teen genius who stows away on their truck.


1h 51min | Drama
3.5/5 (with 21 votes)

On the French island of Mont Saint-Michel, Sonia meets Jack and Tom. Sonia is a Norwegian physicist who abandoned a lucrative career after discovering that elements of her work were being applied to weapons development. Jack is an American politician attempting to make sense of his recent defeat as a presidential candidate. Tom is a poet, disillusioned former political speechwriter, and Jack's close friend. As they wander the picturesque medieval abbey, the trio engage in a wide-ranging conversation on political and social problems, exchanging their varied perspectives rooted in their different intellectual backgrounds.

Bright Angel(1990)

1h 33min | Drama, Thriller
2.6/5 (with 4 votes)

In Montana, naive teenager George longs to escape from his broken home before his dysfunctional parents push him over the edge. When George meets pretty drifter Lucy, she easily convinces him and his friend Claude to join her on a road trip to Montana in hopes of breaking her brother out of jail.

The Station(1990)

| 1h 32min | Comedy, Drama, Romance / Love
3.1/5 (with 8 votes)

A good-natured, albeit a bit pedantic stationmaster works at a railway station in the middle of nowhere. One night, a beautiful high-society woman enters the station to buy a ticket. Waiting for her train, the two talk and eventually grow close. However, the mood quickly changes when the woman's fiancée arrives and tries to prevent her from leaving with increasingly violent means.


2h 43min | Action, Crime, Drama
3.7/5 (with 6 votes)

Ajay Mehra leaves for Bombay in order to train to become an international boxer. On his return to New Delhi he however found that his brother Ashok Mehra is missing, he decides to make complaints at the police station but this only leads to frustration. He decides to go and search for his brother himself but still does not find him. Later on Ashok's body is found and Ajay is accused of killing him as well as having an illicit relationship with his sister - in - law Indu Mehra. While in jail Ajay makes friends with some other hardcore convicts, who are good at heart. Then one day they escape the jail by overpowering the guards. But Ajay falls in love with Varsha a journalist who helped in showing Ajay the path to justice in killing the main villain Balwant Rai.


3.2/5 (with 13 votes)

Raja lives a poor lifestyle along with his dad, Hazariprasad and mom. He attends college where he has several run-ins with wealthy fellow-collegian, Madhu Mehra. Matters escalate to such an extent that she accuses him of sexually molesting her. When his dad comes to know, he decides to seize this chance to get rich quickly, masquerades as a wealthy businessman, approaches Mr. Mehra, and arranges for their children to get married. Murphy's law prevails at the time of the engagement - changing everyone's lives forever.

Tum Mere Ho(1990)

2.8/5 (with 2 votes)

Shiva is blessed with magical powers of charming snakes. When he meets Paro from a nearby village, he falls head-over-heels in love with her. She is also attracted to him. But Paro's dad, Choudhry Charanjit Singh is not pleased with this match, and he hires men to subdue and kill Shiva, all in vain. Then Shiva attempts to rescue Paro from a shape-changing snake, and this earns him the wrath of his mate - another shape-changing snake, who will not rest until Shiva is dead. {this is not the actual story of the film}.

Directed by Tahir Hussain - With Aamir Khan, Juhi Chawla

Pudhu Vasantham(1990)

2h 30min | Drama, Music

Gowri, a woman in search of her lover Suresh, joins a group of struggling roadside singers. Friendship grows between them as they achieve success, but things change when Suresh returns.

Directed by Vikraman - With Murali

Swimming Upstream(1990)

1h 35min | Romance / Love
0.8/5 (with 1 vote)

One day after school, Kaoru glances at Sonoko at the pool side. He falls in love with her at first sight and decides to join the swimming team even though he cannot swim.

Directed by Joji Matsuoka - With Saki Takaoka, Kazuko Shirakawa

Sons of Bitches(1990)

1h 38min | Comedy, Drama
2.5/5 (with 5 votes)

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The Discreet(1990)

1h 34min | Romance / Love, Drama
3.2/5 (with 21 votes)

There is an author who has been dumped by his girlfriend and has no inspiration for a next novel. In an attempt to find a solution to both crises, he, along with his publisher friend, decides to seduce a young woman with the singular purpose of keeping a diary of the seduction and then dump her before publishing the book about it. Unfortunately he falls in love with her.

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