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Cinematic Faces of the 90's [Male Edition]

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Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
School Ties (1992, Robert Mandel) | Dazed and Confused (1993, Richard Linklater) | Mallrats (1995, Kevin Smith) | Chasing Amy (1997, Kevin Smith) | Good Will Hunting (1997, Gus Van Sant) | Armageddon (1998, Michael Bay) | Shakespeare in Love (1998, John Madden) | Dogma (1999, Kevin Smith) | Forces of Nature (1999, Bronwen Hughes) | 200 Cigarettes (1999, Risa Bramon Garcia).

Ben Affleck became well-known with films like School Ties (1992), Dazed and Confused (1993), Mallrats (1995) and Chasing Amy (1997), but it wasn't until he co-wrote and appeared in the 1997 hit Good Will Hunting that he became a major movie star. After winning an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay for Good Will Hunting, he starred in the 1998 summer Blockbuster, Armageddon, directed by Michael Bay, and he appeared in the Best Picture winner of 1998 at the Oscars, Shakespeare in Love.
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Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
To Die For (1995, Gus Van Sant) | Chasing Amy (1997, Kevin Smith) | Good Will Hunting (1997, Gus Van Sant) | 200 Cigarettes (1999, Risa Bramon Garcia).

The younger brother of actor Ben Affleck, Casey first got noticed in the 1995 Gus Van Sant film To Die For, in which he played the role of a sociopathic teenager. In 1997, he had a supporting role in the film Good Will Hunting, appearing alongside his brother. In the late 90's, his career went into a low point as he was less selective in the projects he appeared in.
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Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
Memphis Belle (1990, Michael Caton-Jones) | Toy Soldiers (1991, Daniel Petrie Jr.) | Encino Man (1992, Les Mayfield) | Rudy (1993, David Anspaugh) | Courage Under Fire (1996, Edward Zwick) | Bulworth (1998, Warren Beatty).

Sean Astin rose to fame in the 1980's as a child actor. Notably, he starred in the succesful 1985 film The Goonies. In the 1990's, Astin starred in the war drama Memphis Belle (1990), the comedy Encino Man (1992) and the sport drama Rudy (1993). In the 2000's, he starred in The Lord of the Rings trilogy.
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Average listal rating (744 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 0


Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
Tremors (1990, Ron Underwood) | Flatliners (1990, Joel Schumacher) | JFK (1991, Oliver Stone) | A Few Good Men (1992, Rob Reiner) | The River Wild (1994, Curtis Hanson) | Murder in the First (1995, Marc Rocco) | Apollo 13 (1995, Ron Howard) | Sleepers (1996, Barry Levinson) | Picture Perfect (1997, Glenn Gordon Caron) | Wild Things (1998, John McNaughton) | Digging to China (1998, Timothy Hutton) | Stir of Echoes (1999, David Koepp).

In 1984, Footloose made a star out of Kevin Bacon. In 1990, Bacon starred in the cult movie Tremors and in the thriller Flatliners. He had interesting supporting roles in the films JFK (1991) and A Few Good Men (1992). In 1995, he starred in the films Appolo 13 and Murder in the First. In 1996, Bacon gave a memorable performance in the film Sleepers, in which he played a cruel prison guard who is also a child abuser.
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Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
The Hunt for Red October (1990, John McTiernan) | Miami Blues (1990, George Armitage) | Alice (1991, Woody Allen) | Prelude to a Kiss (1992, Norman René) | Glengarry Glen Ross (1992, James Foley) | Malice (1993, Harold Becker) | The Getaway (1994, Roger Donaldson) | The Shadow (1994, Russell Mulcahy) | The Juror (1996, Brian Gibson) | Looking For Richard (1996, Al Pacino) | Ghosts of Mississippi (1996, Rob Reiner) | The Edge (1997, Lee Tamahori) | Mercury Rising (1998, Harold Becker) | Outside Providence (1999, Michael Corrente).

The 90's marked the establishment of Alec Baldwin as a leading man. In 1990, Baldwin starred as CIA agent Jack Ryan in The Hunt for Red October. He then co-starred in the film Glengarry Glen Ross, giving one of the most memorable performances of his career. In 1994, he starred alongside his then-wife, actress Kim Basinger, in a remake of The Getaway. He also starred in films like Malice (1993), The Shadow (1994) and The Juror (1996).
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Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
Internal Affairs (1990, Mike Figgis) | Flatliners (1990, Joel Schumacher) | Backdraft (1991, Ron Howard) | Sliver (1993, Philip Noyce) | Fair Game (1995, Andrew Sipes) | Virus (1999, John Bruno).

The brother of actors Alec, Daniel and Stephen Baldwin, William Baldwin started out as a fashion model in the 1980's. His first feature film was the 1990 thriller Internal Affairs, starring alongside Richard Gere and Andy Garcia. He also starred in the 1990 thriller Flatliners with Kiefer Sutherland, Julia Roberts and Kevin Bacon. In 1991, he starred in the film Backdraft, alongside Kurt Russell. Other works includes the 1993 erotic thriller Sliver, with Sharon Stone, Fair Game (1995) and Virus (1999).
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Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
Newsies (1992, Kenny Ortega) | Swing Kids (1993, Thomas Carter) | Little Women (1994, Gillian Armstrong) | The Portrait of a Lady (1996, Jane Campion) | Velvet Goldmine (1998, Todd Haynes) | A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999, Michael Hoffman) | All the Little Animals (1999, Jeremy Thomas).

English actor Christian Bale made his Hollywood breakthrough in 1987, with a starring role in Steven Spielberg's Empire of the Sun. In the 1990's, he appeared in films like Newsies (1992), Little Women (1994), Velvet Goldmine (1998) and A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999).
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Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (1990, Pedro Almodóvar) | The House of the Spirits (1993, Billie August) | Philadelphia (1993, Jonathan Demme) | Interview with the Vampire (1994, Neil Jordan) | Desperado (1995, Robert Rodriguez) | Assassins (1995, Richard Donner) | Four Rooms (1995, Quentin Tarantino, Allison Anders, Robert Rodriguez, Alexandre Rockwell, Chuck Jones) | Evita (1996, Alan Parker) | The Mask of Zorro (1998, Martin Campbell) | The 13th Warrior (1999, Michael Crichton, John McTiernan).

Spanish actor Antonio Banderas was noticed through his collaborations with director Pedro Almodóvar in the 1980's, with films such as Matador (1986), Law of Desire (1987) and Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988). He was introduced to Hollywood by none other than Madonna, as he appeared in her pseudo-documentary Madonna: Truth or Dare in 1991. In 1993, he appeared in the film Philadelphia, with Tom Hanks and Denzel Washington. In 1994, he was in Interview with the Vampire, with Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt. He became a leading man with a starring role in Robert Rodriguez's Desperado, and a role opposite Sylvester Stallone in Assassins in 1995. He played the masked hero Zorro in the 1998 film The Mask of Zorro.
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Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
A Midnight Clear (1992, Keith Gordon) | Fire in the Sky (1993, Robert Lieberman) | The Last Seduction (1994, John Dahl) | Girl 6 (1996, Spike Lee) | The Great White Hype (1996, Reginald Hudlin) | Cop Land (1997, James Mangold) | Very Bad Things (1998, Peter Berg).

Peter Berg gained recognition for playing a US soldier in the 1992 World War II drama A Midnight Clear, alongside Ethan Hawke and Gary Sinise. He also co-starred in the 1994 thriller The Last Seduction. He had a supporting role in the 1997 film Cop Land, with Sylvester Stallone, Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta and Harvey Keitel. He made his directorial debut in 1998 with the film Very Bad Things, which starred Christian Slater and Cameron Diaz.


Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
Dead Again (1991, Kenneth Branagh) | Peter's Friends (1992, Kenneth Branagh) | Much Ado About Nothing (1993, Kenneth Branagh) | Frankenstein (1994, Kenneth Branagh) | Othello (1996, Oliver Parker) | Looking for Richard (1996, Al Pacino) | Hamlet (1996, Kenneth Branagh) | The Gingerbread Man (1998, Robert Altman) | Celebrity (1998, Woody Allen) | Wild Wild West (1999, Barry Sonnenfeld).

British actor and director Kenneth Branagh was revealed both as an actor and a director in the 1989 film Henry V. He was nominated for two Oscars for this film, Best Actor in a Leading Role and Best Director. He also starred in and directed the films Dead Again (1991), Much Ado About Nothing (1993), Frankenstein (1994) and Hamlet (1996).
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Average listal rating (666 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 0


Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
The Fisher King (1991, Terry Gilliam) | The Vanishing (1993, George Sluizer) | Fearless (1993, Peter Weir) | Blown Away (1994, Stephen Hopkins) | White Squall (1996, Ridley Scott) | The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996, Barbra Streisand) | The Big Lebowski (1998, The Coen Brothers) | Arlington Road (1999, Mark Pellington).

Jeff Bridges became one of Hollywood's most popular leading man in the 1970's and in the 1980's with roles in films like The Last Picture Show (1971), Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974), King Kong (1976), Tron (1982), Starman (1984), Against All Odds (1984) and The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989). In the 90's, Bridges starred in Terry Gilliam's The Fisher King, with Robin Williams. He gave one of his finest performances in Peter Weir's Fearless (1993). He also portrayed one of cinema's most memorable bowler/stoner, "The Dude" Lebowski in the Coen brothers' The Big Lebowski (1998).
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Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
The Lawnmower Man (1992, Brett Leonard) | Mrs. Doubtfire (1993, Chris Columbus) | GoldenEye (1995, Martin Campbell) | The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996, Barbra Streisand) | Mars Attacks! (1996, Tim Burton) | Dante's Peak (1997, Roger Donaldson) | Robinson Crusoe (1997, George Miller, Rod Hardy) | Tomorrow Never Dies (1997, Roger Spottiswoode) | The Thomas Crown Affair (1999, John McTiernan) | Grey Owl (1999, Richard Attenborough) | The World Is Not Enough (1999, Michael Apted).

Irish actor Pierce Brosnan is most famous for being the fifth actor to portray secret agent James Bond on screen (in  GoldenEye, Tomorrow Never Dies, The World is Not Enough and Die Another Day). Other roles includes a supporting role in the 1993 comedy Mrs. Doubtfire and a lead role in the 1999 remake of The Thomas Crown Affair, with Rene Russo.
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Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
The Brothers McMullen (1995, Edward Burns) | She's the One (1996, Edward Burns) | Saving Private Ryan (1998, Steven Spielberg).

Edward Burns got noticed through his directing debut, The Brothers McMullen, which he also wrote, produced and starred in. The movie was a hit at Sundance, and Burns quickly became hyped as "The Next Big Thing" in Hollywood. In 1996, he directed, wrote and starred in the film She's the One, which was both a commercial and critical failure. He also was part of the ensemble cast of the acclaimed World War II drama, Saving Private Ryan (1998).


Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
Miller's Crossing (1990, The Coen Brothers) | Barton Fink (1991, The Coen Brothers) | Billy Bathgate (1991, Robert Benton) | Reservoir Dogs (1992, Quentin Tarantino) | Rising Sun (1993, Philip Kaufman) | The Hudsucker Proxy (1994, The Coen Brothers) | Airheads (1994, Michael Lehmann) | Living in Oblivion (1995, Tom DiCillo) | Desperado (1995, Robert Rodriguez) | Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead (1995, Gary Fleder) | Fargo (1996, The Coen Brothers) | Escape from L.A. (1996, John Carpenter) | Trees Lounge (1996, Steve Buscemi) | Con Air (1997, Simon West) | The Wedding Singer (1998, Frank Coraci) | The Big Lebowski (1998, The Coen Brothers) | Armageddon (1998, Michael Bay) | Big Daddy (1999, Dennis Dugan).

Buscemi's work as an actor started being aknowleged in the late 1980's, with the 1989 Jim Jarmursch film Mystery Train, a performance for which he received a nomination for an Independant Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male. In 1990, he appeared in the Coen Brothers' Miller's Crossing. The following year, he had a small role in Barton Fink (1991). In 1992, he starred in Quentin Tarantino's filmmaking debut, Reservoir Dogs as Mr. Pink, a role for which he gained wider attention. He collaborated again with the Coen Brothers for the 1996 black comedy Fargo, which won the Oscar for Best Picture, and the 1998 cult comedy The Big Lebowski. Other work includes Escape from L.A. (1996), Trees Lounge (1996), Con Air (1997), Armaggedon (1998), The Wedding Singer (1998) and Big Daddy (1999).
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Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
Miller's Crossing (1990, The Coen Brothers) | Cool World (1992, Ralph Bakshi) | Point of No Return (1993, John Badham) | Little Women (1994, Gillian Armstrong) | The Usual Suspects (1995, Bryan Singer) | Dead Man (1995, Jim Jarmusch) | The Man in the Iron Mask (1998, Randall Wallace) | Enemy of the State (1998, Tony Scott) | Stigmata (1999, Rupert Wainwright) | End of Days (1999, Peter Hyams).

Although his career started in the early 1980's, Gabriel Byrne wasn't an established actor in Hollywood until the early 1990's. In 1990, he was cast as the lead actor in the Coen Brothers' thriller Miller's Crossing. Other prominent work of his was playing the role of Professor Friedrich Bhaer in Gillian Armstrong's Little Women in 1994 and the role of Dean Keaton in Bryan Singer's The Usual Suspects in 1995. He also appeared in Jim Jarmusch's Dead Man (1995), Randall Wallace's The Man in the Iron Mask (1998) and Tony Scott's Enemy of the State (1998).
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Average listal rating (1954 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 0


Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
Wild at Heart (1990, David Lynch) | Honeymoon in Vegas (1992, Andrew Bergman) | Red Rock West (1993, John Dahl) | Guarding Tess (1994, Hugh Wilson) | It Could Happen to You (1994, Andrew Bergman) | Trapped in Paradise (1994, George Gallo) | Kiss of Death (1995, Barbet Schroeder) | Leaving Las Vegas (1995, Mike Figgis) | The Rock (1996, Michael Bay) | Con Air (1997, Simon West) | Face/Off (1997, John Woo) | City Of Angels (1998, Brad Silberling) | Snake Eyes (1998, Brian De Palma) | 8MM (1999, Joel Schumacher) | Bringing Out the Dead (1999, Martin Scorsese).

The nephew of praised filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola, Nicolas Cage started making a name for himself in the 1980's, with his work in films like Rumble Fish (1983), Peggy Sue Got Married (1986), Moonstruck (1987) and Raising Arizona (1987). In the 90's, Cage showed his wide range as an actor, taking on various types of roles. In 1990, Cage played romantic outlaw Sailor in David Lynch's Wild At Heart. In 1995, he won the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his heartfelt performance as an helpless alchoolic in Mike Figgis' Leaving Las Vegas. He also starred in action films like The Rock (1996), Face/Off (1997) with John Travolta, Con Air (1997) and Martin Scorsese's Bringing Out the Dead (1999).
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Average listal rating (2834 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 0


Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
Ace Ventura (1994, Tom Shadyac) | The Mask (1994, Chuck Russell) | Dumb and Dumber (1994, Bobby & Peter Farrelly) | Batman Forever (1995, Joel Schumacher) | Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995, Steve Oedekerk) | The Cable Guy (1996, Ben Stiller) | Liar Liar (1997, Tom Shadyac) | The Truman Show (1998, Peter Weir) | Man on the Moon (1999, Milos Forman).

Canadian actor and comedian Jim Carrey turned out to be one of the most succesful actors of the decade. 1994 definetely was Jim Carrey's year: he starred in three succesful comedies, The Mask, Ace Ventura and Dumb & Dumber. He played the Riddler in Joel Schumacher's Batman Forever (1995). He received some critical praise for his performance as Truman Burbank in Peter Weir's The Truman Show (1998). Other of his most succesful work includes The Cable Guy (1996), Liar, Liar (1997) and Man on the Moon (1999).
Average listal rating (81 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 0


Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
Wayne's World (1992, Penelope Spheeris) | Wayne's World 2 (1993, Stephen Surjik) | The Road to Wellville (1994, Alan Parker) | Trapped (1994, George Gallo).



Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
La Haine (1995, Mathieu Kassovitz) | L'appartement (1996, Gilles Mimouni) | Dobermann (1997, Jan Kounen) | Elizabeth (1998, Shekhar Kapur) | Joan of Arc (1999, Luc Besson).

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Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
Wyatt Earp (1994, Lawrence Kasdan) | Ed (1996, Bill Couturié) | G.I. Jane (1997, Ridley Scott) | The Thin Red Line (1998, Terrence Malick) | Ride with the Devil (1999, Ang Lee).

Average listal rating (799 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 0


Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
Armour of God II: Operation Condor (1991, Jackie Chan) | Twin Dragons (1992, Hark Tsui & Ringo Lam) | Supercop (1992, Stanley Tong) | City Hunter (1993, Jing Wong) | The Legend of Drunken Master (1994, Jackie Chan & Chia-Liang Liu) | Rumble in the Bronx (1995, Stanley Tong) | Thunderbolt (1995, Gordon Chan) | First Strike (1996, Stanley Tong) | Mr. Nice Guy (1997, Sammo Hung Kam-Bo) | Who Am I? (1998, Jackie Chan & Benny Chan) | Rush Hour (1998, Brett Ratner) | Gorgeous (1999, Vincent Kok).

Average listal rating (196 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 0


Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
Once a Thief (1991, John Woo) | Hard Boiled (1992, John Woo) | Full Contact (1992, Ringo Lam) | The Replacement Killers (1998, Antoine Fuqua) | The Corruptor (1999, James Foley) | Anna and the King (1999, Andy Tennant).



Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
Revenge (1990, Tony Scott) | Dances With Wolves (1990, Kevin Costner) | Robin Hood: Princes of Thieves (1991, Kevin Reynolds) | JFK (1991, Oliver Stone) | The Bodyguard (1992, Mick Jackson) | A Perfect World (1993, Clint Eastwood) | Wyatt Earp (1994, Lawrence Kasdan) | Waterworld (1995, Kevin Reynolds) | Tin Cup (1996, Ron Shelton) | The Postman (1997, Kevin Costner) | For Love of the Game (1999, Sam Raimi).

Kevin Costner became a big name in the 1980's, with roles in the films Silverado (1985), No Way Out (1987), The Untouchables (1987), Bull Durham (1988) and Field of Dreams (1989). In the 90's, he established himself as one of the most sought after leading man in the industry. He also made his directional debut with the film Dances With Wolves (1990), which won the Oscar for Best Picture and for Best Director that year. He also starred in the critically acclaimed thriller JFK (1991), the action-adventure film Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991),The Bodyguard (1992), Clint Eastwood's A Perfect World (1993), the western Wyatt Earp (1994), Waterworld (1995) and The Postman (1997).
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Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
Proof (1991, Jocelyn Moorhouse) | Romper Stomper (1992, Geoffrey Wright) | The Quick and the Dead (1995, Sam Raimi) | Virtuosity (1995, Brett Leonard) | L.A. Confidential (1997, Curtis Hanson) | Mystery, Alaska (1999, Jay Roach) | The Insider (1999, Michael Mann).

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Average listal rating (2657 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 0


Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
Days of Thunder (1990, Tony Scott) | Far and Away (1992, Ron Howard) | A Few Good Men (1992, Rob Reiner) | The Firm (1993, Sydney Pollack) | Interview with the Vampire (1994, Neil Jordan) | Mission: Impossible (1996, Brian de Palma) | Jerry Maguire (1996, Cameron Crowe) | Eyes Wide Shut (1999, Stanley Kubrick) | Magnolia (1999, Paul Thomas Anderson).

Tom Cruise became a mega star in the 1980's, with starring roles in the films Risky Business (1983), Top Gun (1986), The Color of Money (1986), Rain Man (1988), Cocktail (1988) and Born on the Fourth of July (1989). In the 1990's, he married Nicole Kidman, starred in both Box-Office and critical successes, such as Days of Thuner (1990), A Few Good Men (1992), The Firm (1993), Interview with the Vampire (1994), Mission: Impossible (1996), Jerry Maguire (1996), Eyes Wide Shut (1999) and Magnolia (1999).
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Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
City Slickers (1991, Ron Underwood) | Mr. Saturday Night (1992, Billy Crystal) | City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold (1994, Paul Weiland) | Forget Paris (1995, Billy Crystal) | Hamlet (1996, Kenneth Branagh) | Father's Day (1997, Ivan Reitman) | Deconstructing Harry (1997, Woody Allen) | My Giant (1998, Michael Lehmann) | Analyze This (1999, Harold Ramis).

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Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
Home Alone (1990, Chris Columbus) | Only the Lonely (1991, Chris Columbus) | My Girl (1991, Howard Zieff) | Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992, Chris Columbus) | The Good Son (1993, Joseph Ruben) | Getting Even with Dad (1994, Howard Deutch) | The Pagemaster (1994, Joe Johnston & Pixote Hunt) | Richie Rich (1994, Donald Petrie).

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Average listal rating (978 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 0


Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
The Grifters (1990, Stephen Frears) | Shadows and Fog (1992, Woody Allen) | The Road to Wellville (1994, Alan Parker) | Bullets Over Broadway (1994, Woody Allen) | City Hall (1996, Harold Becker) | Grosse Pointe Blank (1997, George Armitage) | Con Air (1997, Simon West) | Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997, Clint Eastwood) | The Thin Red Line (1999, Terrence Malick) | Pushing Tin (1999, Mike Newell) | Being John Malkovich (1999, Spike Jonze).

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Average listal rating (2207 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 0


Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
School Ties (1992, Robert Mandel) | Courage Under Fire (1996, Edward Zwick) | The Rainmaker (1997, Francis Ford Coppola) | Good Will Hunting (1997, Gus Van Sant) | Saving Private Ryan (1998, Steven Spielberg) | Rounders (1998, John Dahl) | Dogma (1999, Kevin Smith) | The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999, Anthony Minghella).

Matt Damon was first noticed in films like School Ties (1992) and Courage Under Fire (1996), but it wasn't until he co-wrote and starred in Good Will Hunting in 1997 that he made his Hollywood breakthrough. He was nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role at the Academy Awards for his performance as Will Hunting, and he won the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay with his friend Ben Affleck. Following the success of Good Will Hunting, he starred in Francis Ford Coppola's The Rainmaker in 1997, in Steven Spielberg's Saving Private Ryan and in Rounders in 1998, and in 1999, in Kevin Smith's Dogma and in Anthony Minghella's The Talented Mr. Ripley.
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Average listal rating (344 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 0


Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
Arachnophobia (1990, Frank Marshall) | Gettysburg (1993, Ronald F. Maxwell) | Speed (1994, Jan de Bont) | Dumb and Dumber (1994, Bobby & Peter Farrelly) | Fly Away Home (1996, Caroll Ballard) | 2 Days in the Valley (1996, John Herzfeld) | 101 Dalmatians (1996, Stephen Herek) | Pleasantville (1998, Gary Ross) | My Favorite Martian (1999, Donard Petrie).



Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
The Crying Game (1992, Neil Jordan) | Stargate (1994, Roland Emmerich).



Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
Goodfellas (1990, Martin Scorsese) | Awakenings (1991, Penny Marshall) | Backdraft (1991, Ron Howard) | Cape Fear (1991, Martin Scorsese) | Mad Dog and Glory (1993, John McNaughton) | This Boy's Life (1993, Michael Caton-Jones) | A Bronx Tale (1993, Robert De Niro) | Frankenstein (1994, Kenneth Branagh) | Casino (1995, Martin Scorsese) | Heat (1995, Michael Mann) | The Fan (1996, Tony Scott) | Sleepers (1996, Barry Levinson) | Cop Land (1997, James Mangold) | Jackie Brown (1997, Quentin Tarantino) | Great Expectations (1998, Alfonso Cuarón) | Ronin (1998, John Frankenheimer) | Analyse This (1999, Harold Ramis) | Flawless (1999, Joel Schumacher).

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Average listal rating (11 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 0


Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
Billy Bathgate (1991, Robert Benton) | 1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992, Ridley Scott) | Apollo 13 (1995, Ron Howard) | How To Make An American Quilt (1995, Jocelyn Moorhouse) | Mrs. Winterbourne (1996, Richard Benjamin) | Gattaca (1997, Andrew Niccol) | Enemy of the State (1998, Tony Scott) | Mumford (1999, Lawrence Kasdan).



Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
The Indian Runner (1991, Sean Penn) | Fearless (1993, Peter Weir) | China Moon (1994, John Bailey) | Swimming with Sharks (1995, George Huang) | The Usual Suspects (1995, Bryan Singer) | Basquiat (1996, Julian Schnabel) | The Fan (1996, Tony Scott) | The Funeral (1996, Abel Ferrara) | Excess Baggage (1997, Marco Brambilla) | Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998, Terry Gilliam).

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Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
Cyrano de Bergerac (1990, Jean-Paul Rappeneau) | Green Card (1991, Peter Weir) | Tous les matins du monde (1991, Alain Corneau) | 1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992, Ridley Scott) | My Father the Hero (1994, Steve Miner) | Una Pura formalità (1994, Giuseppe Tornatore) | Bogus (1996, Norman Jewison) | Hamlet (1996, Kenneth Branagh) | The Man in the Iron Mask (1998, Randall Wallace) | Asterix et Obélix contre César (1999, Claude Zidi).

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Average listal rating (4541 ratings) 8.6 IMDB Rating 0


Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
Edward Scissorhands (1990, Tim Burton) | Cry-Baby (1990, John Waters) | Arizona Dream (1993, Emir Kusturica) | Benny & Joon (1993, Jeremiah S. Chechik) | What's Eating Gilbert Grape? (1993, Lasse Hallström) | Ed Wood (1994, Tim Burton) | Don Juan DeMarco (1995, Jeremy Leven) | Dead Man (1995, Jim Jarmusch) | Donnie Brasco (1997, Mike Newell) | Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998, Terry Gilliam) | The Ninth Gate (1999, Roman Polanski) | Sleepy Hollow (1999, Tim Burton).

Bad boy Johnny Depp was already a teen idol in the 1980's, having starred in the TV Series 21 Jump Street, and appearing in the 1985 horror film A Nightmare on Elm Street. He became a strong leading man in the 1990's with roles in the films Edward Scissorhands (1990), Benny & Joon (1993), What's Eating Gilbert Grape? (1993), Ed Wood (1994), Dead Man (1995), Donnie Brasco (1997), Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998) and Sleepy Hollow (1999). He received a nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role at the Academy Awards for his performance as Ed Wood in the 1994 biopic directed by Tim Burton, Ed Wood.
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Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
This Boy's Life (1993, Michael Caton-Jones) | What's Eating Gilbert Grape? (1993, Lasse Hallström) | The Quick and the Dead (1995, Sam Raimi) | The Basketball Diaries (1995, Scott Kalvert) | Romeo + Juliet (1996, Baz Luhrmann) | Marvin's Room (1996, Jerry Zaks) | Titanic (1997, James Cameron) | The Man in the Iron Mask (1998, Randall Wallace) | Celebrity (1998, Woody Allen).

One of the biggest heartthrob of the 90's, Leonardo DiCaprio was first noticed in the 1993 film This Boy's Life, his film debut, in which he starred opposite Robert De Niro. He got his first Oscar Nomination at age 19, when he was nominated for Best Supporting Actor for his impressive performance in What's Eating Gilbert Grape? (1993). He became a major movie star when he starred in the films Romeo + Juliet (1996) and the box-office mega hit, Titanic (1997), the highest-grossing film of all times at the time of its release.
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Average listal rating (350 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 0


Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
Singles (1992, Cameron Crowe) | To Die For (1995, Gus Van Sant) | Beautiful Girls (1996, Ted Demme) | Albino Alligator (1997, Kevin Spacey) | In & Out (1997, Frank Oz) | Wild Things (1998, John McNaughton) | There's Something About Mary (1998, Peter & Bobby Farelly).

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Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
Trust (1990, Hal Hartley) | Simple Men (1992, Hal Hartley) | Amateur (1994, Hal Hartley) | Flirt (1995, Hal Hartley) | The Portrait of a Lady (1996, Jane Campion) | The Opposite of Sex (1998, Don Roos) | The Book of Life (1998, Hal Hartley) | Onegin (1999, Martha Fiennes).

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Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
The Power of One (1992, John G. Avildsen) | Judgment Night (1993, Stephen Hopkins) | Backbeat (1994, Iain Softley) | I Shot Andy Warhol (1996, Mary Harron) | Blood and Wine (1997, Bob Rafelson) | Blade (1998, Stephen Norrington).

A former child actor, Stephen Dorff's career took a turn when he starred in the 1992 John G. Avildsen film The Power of One. He then became one of the most sought after young actors at the time. He also starred in Judgement Night (1993), Backbeat (1994), I Shot Andy Warhol (1996), Blood and Wine (1997) and Blade (1998). Although it looked like he had a bright future early in his career, it did not live up to its promises.
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Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
Shining Through (1992, David Seltzer) | Basic Instinct (1992, Paul Verhoeven) | Falling Down (1993, Joel Schumacher) | Disclosure (1994, Barry Levinson) | The American President (1995, Rob Reiner) | The Ghost and the Darkness (1996, Stephen Hopkins) | The Game (1997, David Fincher) | A Perfect Murder (1998, Andrew Davis).

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Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
Air America (1990, Roger Spottiswoode) | Soapdish (1991, Michael Hoffman) | Chaplin (1992, Richard Attenborough) | Heart and Souls (1993, Ron Underwood) | Short Cuts (1993, Robert Altman) | Natural Born Killers (1994, Oliver Stone) | Only You (1994, Norman Jewison) | Richard III (1995, Richard Loncraine) | Home for the Holidays (1995, Jodie Foster) | One Night Stand (1997, Mike Figgis) | The Gingerbread Man (1998, Robert Altman) | U.S. Marshals (1998, Stuart Baird) | In Dreams (1999, Neil Jordan) | Bowfinger (1999, Frank Oz).

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Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
White Hunter, Black Heart (1990, Clint Eastwood) | The Rookie (1990, Clint Eastwood) | Unforgiven (1992, Clint Eastwood) | In the Line of Fire (1993, Wolfgang Petersen) | A Perfect World (1993, Clint Eastwood) | The Bridges of Madison County (1995, Clint Eastwood) | Absolute Power (1997, Clint Eastwood) | True Crime (1999, Clint Eastwood).

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Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
Days of Thunder (1990, Tony Scott) | Hot Shots! (1991, Jim Abrahams) | Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992, Francis Ford Coppola) | The Crush (1993, Alan Shapiro) | Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993, Mel Brooks) | The Chase (1994, Adam Rifkin) | The Jungle Book (1994, Stephen Sommers) | Twister (1996, Jan de Bont) | Liar Liar (1997, Tom Shadyac) | Kiss the Girls (1997, Gary Fleder).

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Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
Stealing Beauty (1996, Bernardo Bertolucci) | Elizabeth (1998, Shekhar Kapur) | Shakespeare in Love (1998, John Madden).



Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
Wuthering Heights (1992, Peter Kosminsky) | Schindler's List (1993, Steven Spielberg) | Quiz Show (1994, Robert Redford) | Strange Days (1995, Kathryn Bigelow) | The English Patient (1996, Anthony Minghella) | Oscar and Lucinda (1997, Gillian Armstrong) | The Avengers (1998, Jeremiah S. Chechik) | The End of the Affair (1999, Neil Jordan) | Onegin (1999, Martha Fiennes) | Sunshine (1999, István Szabó).

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Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
Circle of Friends (1995, Pat O'Connor) | The English Patient (1996, Anthony Minghella) | Fever Pitch (1997, David Evans) | A Thousand Acres (1997, Jocelyn Moorhouse) | Shakespeare in Love (1998, John Madden) | Blackadder Back & Forth (1999, Paul Weiland).

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Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
King of New York (1990, Abel Ferrara) | Boyz n the Hood (1991, John Singleton) | Deep Cover (1992, Bill Duke) | What's Love Got to Do with It (1993, Brian Gibson) | Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993, Steven Zaillian) | Higher Learning (1995, John Singleton) | Just Cause (1995, Arne Glimcher) | Othello (1996, Oliver Parker) | Fled (1996, Kevin Hooks) | Event Horizon (1997, Paul W.S. Anderson) | The Matrix (1999, The Wachowkis).

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Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
Presumed Innocent (1990, Alan J. Pakula) | Regarding Henry (1991, Mike Nichols) | Patriot Games (1992, Phillip Noyce) | The Fugitive (1993, Andrew Davis) | Clear and Present Danger (1994, Phillip Noyce) | Sabrina (1995, Sydney Pollack) | The Devil's Own (1997, Alan J. Pakula) | Air Force One (1997, Wolfgang Petersen) | Six Days Seven Nights (1998, Ivan Reitman) | Random Hearts (1999, Sydney Pollack).

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Noteworthy roles of the 90's:
The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990, Brian De Palma) | Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991, Kevin Reynolds) | The Power of One (1992, John G. Avildsen) | Unforgiven (1992, Clint Eastwood) | The Shawshank Redemption (1994, Frank Darabont) | Outbreak (1995, Wolfgang Petersen) | Se7en (1995, David Fincher) | Chain Reaction (1996, Andrew Davis) | Kiss the Girls (1997, Gary Fleder) | Amistad (1997, Steven Spielberg) | Hard Rain (1998, Mikael Salomon) | Deep Impact (1998, Mimi Leder).

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A guide to some of the most recognizable male cinematic faces of the 90's.

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