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A Blast from the Past: 10 Must-See Movies from 1991 That Stand the Test of Time

Here’s a enjoyable icebreaker for a cocktail party or night time out with new buddies: What’s the greatest film the yr you had been born? Some have it simpler than others. 1987, for instance, has Princess Bride. 1989 is Dead Poet’s Society. But for older millennials, the 90s can really feel like a bizarre cinema haze the place children’ films cloud all of our recollections.

For one cinephile, the seven films they’ve seen from their birthyear, 1991, weren’t something to put in writing dwelling about. So, they took to social media to see what different films from their start yr they had been lacking out on.

1. Cape Fear


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After serving a fourteen-year sentence, a convicted rapist (Robert DeNiro) stalks and terrorizes the lawyer (Nick Nolte) who defended him and the lawyer’s household. Co-stars Jessica Lange and Juliette Lewis. Cape Fear DeNiro is terrifying. 

2. Point Break

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An undercover FBI agent (Keanu Reeves) investigates the identities of a gang of surfers which will even be financial institution robbers whereas creating a  difficult relationship with the group’s chief (Patrick Swayze).

3. Boyz in the Hood

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Boyz in the Hood follows three younger Black males navigating life in the Crenshaw hood of Los Angeles. It highlights the struggles related to the hood, together with gangs, medicine, violence, dependancy, and damaged households. The movie stars Laurence Fishburne, Cuba Gooding Jr., and Ice Cube.

4. Fried Green Tomatoes


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An sad housewife (Kathy Bates) befriends a senior (Jessica Tandy) at a nursing dwelling, who captivates her with tales about individuals from her previous. The story is charming and has unbelievable twists and turns. 

5. City Slickers

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City Slickers follows a gaggle of Manhattan buddies. One is on the verge of turning forty (Billy Crystal), one other is in a loveless marriage (Daniel Stern), and the third (Bruno Kirby) is married to a a lot youthful lady and is afraid of having kids. The three go on a two-week cattle drive, and hilarity ensues. 

6. New Jack City

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A crime lord and drug supplier (Wesley Snipes) ascends to energy and turns into egomaniacal throughout the crack epidemic. At the similar time, a police detective (Ice-T) vows to cease his legal exercise by going undercover as half of his gang.

7. The Addams Family


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Con artists plan to fleece an eccentric and respectable household utilizing an confederate who pretends to be their long-lost relative and Gomezs’ (Raul Julia )brother, Fester (Christopher Lloyd). The Addams Family co-stars Angelica Houston, Christina Ricci, and Jimmy Workman.

8. Silence of the Lambs


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A younger F.B.I. cadet (Jodie Foster) employs the assist of an incarcerated and calculating cannibal killer (Anthony Hopkins) to assist catch one other serial killer (Ted Levine), a monster who skins his victims. 

9. Terminator 2: Judgment Day

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A cyborg terminator (Arnold Schwarzenegger), an identical to the one who hunted Sarah Connor (Linda Hamilton), should now shield her ten-year-old son John (Edward Furlong) from a extra superior and highly effective terminator (Robert Patrick).

10. Showdown in Little Tokyo

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Two L.A. cops and martial artists (Dolph Lundgren and Brandon Lee) have opposing views on upholding the legislation and should work collectively to deliver down the Yakuza whereas making an attempt to guard a good looking lady (Tia Carrere).

11. Don’t Tell Mom The Babysitter’s Dead

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The coming-of-age black comedy stars Christina Applegate and has gained a cult following over the years.

It follows Sue Ellen “Swell” Crandell (Applegate), the oldest of 5 siblings, as she navigates a summer season the place her mom is out of city and the babysitter for the kids died unexpectedly.

12. JFK


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The Oliver Stone political thriller stars Kevin Costner, Kevin Bacon, Tommy Lee Jones, Laurie Metcalf, and Gary Oldman.

It chronicles the occasions and fallout of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

13. Doc Hollywood

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Michael J. Fox stars as Dr. Benjamin Stone, a surgeon en path to a job interview in Beverly Hills.

However, he will get sidetracked in a small city in South Carolina, finally coming to get pleasure from small-town residing.

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Nicole Tommasulo is Boston-based and Buffalo-born author and editor. Typically protecting all issues way of life, her beat spans from meals, to breaking information, to journey, psychological well being, and every part in between. She has an MFA in Writing from Savannah College of Art and Design and has been beforehand printed by The List, Heels Down Magazine, Hello Giggles, and a number of other now-dead however not forgotten web sites like xoJane and Femsplain. When she’s not writing or enhancing, she’s nerding out over books, status TV, vegetation, meals, and frisbee golf.

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