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Movies: Popular Movies of 1993

Movies in chronological context: 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1993rd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 993rd year of the 2nd millennium, the 93rd year of the 20th century, and the 4th year of the 1990s decade. ()

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Jurassic Park(1993)

4.0/5 (with 5,040 votes)

A wealthy entrepreneur secretly creates a theme park featuring living dinosaurs drawn from prehistoric DNA. Before opening day, he invites a team of experts and his two eager grandchildren to experience the park and help calm anxious investors. However, the park is anything but amusing as the security systems go off-line and the dinosaurs escape.

Schindler's List(1993)

R
| 3h 15min | Drama, History, War
4.3/5 (with 4,558 votes)

The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.

The Nightmare Before Christmas(1993)

PG
| 1h 16min | Fantasy, Animation, Kids & Family
3.9/5 (with 2,671 votes)

Tired of scaring humans every October 31 with the same old bag of tricks, Jack Skellington, the spindly king of Halloween Town, kidnaps Santa Claus and plans to deliver shrunken heads and other ghoulish gifts to children on Christmas morning. But as Christmas approaches, Jack's rag-doll girlfriend, Sally, tries to foil his misguided plans.

Directed by Henry Selick

Groundhog Day(1993)

PG
| 1h 41min | Romance / Love, Fantasy, Drama, Comedy
3.8/5 (with 2,262 votes)

A narcissistic T.V. weatherman, along with his attractive-but-distant producer and mawkish cameraman, is sent to report on Groundhog Day in the small town of Punxsutawney, where he finds himself repeating the same day over and over.

Mrs. Doubtfire(1993)

PG-13
| 2h 5min | Comedy, Drama, Kids & Family
3.6/5 (with 1,855 votes)

Loving but irresponsible dad Daniel Hillard, estranged from his exasperated spouse, is crushed by a court order allowing only weekly visits with his kids. When Daniel learns his ex needs a housekeeper, he gets the job -- disguised as an English nanny. Soon he becomes not only his children's best pal but the kind of parent he should have been from the start.

The Fugitive(1993)

PG-13
| 2h 11min | Adventure, Action, Thriller, Crime, Mystery
3.7/5 (with 1,169 votes)

Wrongfully convicted of murdering his wife and sentenced to death, Richard Kimble escapes from the law in an attempt to find her killer and clear his name. Pursuing him is a team of U.S. marshals led by Deputy Samuel Gerard, a determined detective who will not rest until Richard is captured. As Kimble leads the marshals through a series of intricate chases, he uncovers the secret behind his wife's death and struggles to expose the killer before he is recaptured, or killed.

Philadelphia(1993)

PG-13
| 2h 6min | Drama
3.9/5 (with 1,163 votes)

Two competing lawyers join forces to sue a prestigious law firm for AIDS discrimination. As their unlikely friendship develops their courage overcomes the prejudice and corruption of their powerful adversaries.

What's Eating Gilbert Grape(1993)

PG-13
| 1h 58min | Romance / Love, Drama
3.9/5 (with 1,072 votes)

Gilbert Grape is a small-town young man with a lot of responsibility. Chief among his concerns are his mother, who is so overweight that she can't leave the house, and his mentally impaired younger brother, Arnie, who has a knack for finding trouble. Settled into a job at a grocery store and an ongoing affair with local woman Betty Carver, Gilbert finally has his life shaken up by the free-spirited Becky.

Demolition Man(1993)

R
| 1h 55min | Crime, Action, Science Fiction
3.3/5 (with 972 votes)

Simon Phoenix, a violent criminal cryogenically frozen in 1996, escapes during a parole hearing in 2032 in the utopia of San Angeles. Police are incapable of dealing with his violent ways and turn to his captor, who had also been cryogenically frozen after being wrongfully accused of killing 30 innocent people while apprehending Phoenix.

Falling Down(1993)

R
| 1h 53min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
3.7/5 (with 878 votes)

On the day of his daughter's birthday, William "D-Fens" Foster is trying to get to the home of his estranged ex-wife to see his daughter. His car breaks down, so he leaves his car in a traffic jam in Los Angeles and decides to walk. He goes to a convenience store and tries to get some change for a phone call, but the Korean owner does not oblige, tipping Foster over the edge. The unstable Foster, so frustrated with the various flaws he sees in society, begins to psychotically and violently lash out against them.

Carlito's Way(1993)

R
| 2h 24min | Crime, Thriller
3.9/5 (with 837 votes)

A Puerto-Rican ex-con, just released from prison, pledges to stay away from drugs and violence despite the pressure around him, and lead a better life outside NYC.

Addams Family Values(1993)

PG-13
| 1h 34min | Comedy, Kids & Family, Fantasy
3.4/5 (with 733 votes)

Siblings Wednesday and Pugsley Addams will stop at nothing to get rid of Pubert, the new baby boy adored by parents Gomez and Morticia. Things go from bad to worse when the new "black widow" nanny, Debbie Jellinsky, launches her plan to add Fester to her collection of dead husbands.

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True Romance(1993)

3.8/5 (with 729 votes)

Clarence marries hooker Alabama, steals cocaine from her pimp, and tries to sell it in Hollywood, while the owners of the coke try to reclaim it.

Last Action Hero(1993)

3.2/5 (with 711 votes)

Danny is obsessed with a fictional movie character action hero Jack Slater. When a magical ticket transports him into Jack's latest adventure, Danny finds himself in a world where movie magic and reality collide. Now it's up to Danny to save the life of his hero and new friend.

Hocus Pocus(1993)

PG
| 1h 36min | Comedy, Kids & Family, Fantasy, Horror
3.4/5 (with 653 votes)

After 300 years of slumber, three sister witches are accidentally resurrected in Salem on Halloween night, and it is up to three kids and their newfound feline friend to put an end to the witches' reign of terror once and for all.

Sleepless in Seattle(1993)

PG
| 1h 45min | Comedy, Drama, Romance / Love
3.4/5 (with 645 votes)

A young boy who tries to set his dad up on a date after the death of his mother. He calls into a radio station to talk about his dad's loneliness which soon leads the dad into meeting a journalist, Annie who flies to Seattle, to write a story about the boy and his dad. Yet Annie ends up with more than just a story in this popular romantic comedy.

Cliffhanger(1993)

R
| 1h 52min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
3.2/5 (with 603 votes)

A year after losing his friend in a tragic 4,000-foot fall, former ranger Gabe Walker and his partner, Hal, are called to return to the same peak to rescue a group of stranded climbers, only to learn the climbers are actually thieving hijackers who are looking for boxes full of money.

Robin Hood: Men in Tights(1993)

PG-13
| 1h 44min | Comedy
3.3/5 (with 576 votes)

Robin Hood comes home after fighting in the Crusades to learn that the noble King Richard is in exile and that the despotic King John now rules England, with the help of the Sheriff of Rottingham. Robin Hood assembles a band of fellow patriots to do battle with King John and the Sheriff.

Dazed and Confused(1993)

R
| 1h 42min | Comedy, Drama
3.8/5 (with 564 votes)

The adventures of a group of Texas teens on their last day of school in 1976, centering on student Randall Floyd, who moves easily among stoners, jocks and geeks. Floyd is a star athlete, but he also likes smoking weed, which presents a conundrum when his football coach demands he sign a "no drugs" pledge.

The Visitors(1993)

1h 47min | Fantasy, Comedy
3.6/5 (with 555 votes)

This outrageous time-travel comedy follows the misadventures of a wacky medieval knight (Jean Reno) and his faithful servant when they are accidentally transported to contemporary times by a senile sorcerer. Mayhem rules as these 12th-century visitors try adapting to the wildly confusing modern world. To avoid being stuck here for good, however, they soon begin an all-out cosmic assault on their former castle -- now a luxury hotel -- in their quest to return to the past.

Cool Runnings(1993)

PG
| 1h 38min | Comedy, History
3.5/5 (with 535 votes)

When a Jamaican sprinter is disqualified from the Olympic Games, he enlists the help of a dishonored coach to start the first Jamaican Bobsled Team.

Tombstone(1993)

R
| 2h 10min | Western, Action
3.8/5 (with 522 votes)

Legendary marshal Wyatt Earp, now a weary gunfighter, joins his brothers Morgan and Virgil to pursue their collective fortune in the thriving mining town of Tombstone. But Earp is forced to don a badge again and get help from his notorious pal Doc Holliday when a gang of renegade brigands and rustlers begins terrorizing the town.

The Firm(1993)

R
| 2h 34min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
3.4/5 (with 504 votes)

Mitch McDeere is a young man with a promising future in Law. About to sit his Bar exam, he is approached by 'The Firm' and made an offer he doesn't refuse. Seduced by the money and gifts showered on him, he is totally oblivious to the more sinister side of his company. Then, two Associates are murdered. The FBI contact him, asking him for information and suddenly his life is ruined. He has a choice - work with the FBI, or stay with the Firm. Either way he will lose his life as he knows it. Mitch figures the only way out is to follow his own plan...

Free Willy(1993)

PG
| 1h 52min | Kids & Family, Adventure, Drama
3.1/5 (with 498 votes)

When maladjusted orphan Jesse vandalizes a theme park, he is placed with foster parents and must work at the park to make amends. There he meets Willy, a young Orca whale who has been separated from his family. Sensing kinship, they form a bond and, with the help of kindly whale trainer Rae Lindley, develop a routine of tricks. However, greedy park owner Dial soon catches wind of the duo and makes plans to profit from them.

Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit(1993)

PG
| 1h 47min | Music, Comedy
3.2/5 (with 487 votes)

Deloris Van Cartier is again asked to don the nun's habit to help a run-down Catholic school, presided over by Mother Superior. And if trying to reach out to a class full of uninterested students wasn't bad enough, the sisters discover that the school is due to be closed by the unscrupulous chief of a local authority.

A Bronx Tale(1993)

R
| 2h 1min | Drama, Crime
3.8/5 (with 466 votes)

Set in the Bronx during the tumultuous 1960s, an adolescent boy is torn between his honest, working-class father and a violent yet charismatic crime boss. Complicating matters is the youngster's growing attraction - forbidden in his neighborhood - for a beautiful black girl.

Hot Shots! Part Deux(1993)

PG-13
| 1h 26min | Action, Comedy, War
3.2/5 (with 465 votes)

Topper Harley is found to be working as an odd-job-man in a monastery. The CIA want him to lead a rescue mission into Iraq, to rescue the last rescue team, who went in to rescue the last rescue team who... who went in to rescue hostages left behind after Desert Storm.

In the Name of the Father(1993)

R
| 2h 13min | Drama
4.0/5 (with 430 votes)

A small time thief from Belfast, Gerry Conlon, is falsely implicated in the IRA bombing of a pub that kills several people while he is in London. He and his four friends are coerced by British police into confessing their guilt. Gerry's father and other relatives in London are also implicated in the crime. He spends fifteen years in prison with his father trying to prove his innocence.

A Perfect World(1993)

PG-13
| 2h 18min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
3.7/5 (with 406 votes)

A kidnapped boy strikes up a friendship with his captor: an escaped convict on the run from the law, headed by an honorable U.S. Marshal.

Alive(1993)

3.4/5 (with 386 votes)

The amazing, true story of a Uruguayan rugby team's plane that crashed in the middle of the Andes mountains, and their immense will to survive and pull through alive, forced to do anything and everything they could to stay alive on meager rations and through the freezing cold.

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