Rankings: 1990-1999

1990:
1990 Endy Awards

1. Miller’s Crossing
2. Days of Being Wild
3. Metropolitan
4. Bullet in the Head
5. Goodfellas
6. Archangel
7. Close-Up
8. An Angel at My Table
9. The Civil War
10. Joe Versus the Volcano
11. Gremlins 2: The New Batch
12. White Hunter Black Heart
13. The Hunt for Red October
14. Trust
15. Song of the Exile
16. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
17. Total Recall
18. Dreams
19. Dick Tracy
20. Edward Scissorhands
21. Quick Change
22. Tremors
23. All for the Winner
24. Pump Up the Volume
25. Hamlet
26. A Moment of Romance
27. Predator 2
28. I Love You to Death
29. Postcards from the Edge
30. She Shoots Straight
31. The Godfather: Part III
32. The Freshman
33. Swordsman
34. The Russia House
35. Reversal of Fortune
36. Presumed Innocent
37. La Femme Nikita
38. Darkman
39. Vincent & Theo
40. James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket
41. The Fun, the Luck & the Tycoon
42. Days of Thunder
43. Bicycle Sighs
44. Cry-Baby
45. Wild at Heart
46. Mama
47. Awakenings
48. Bonfire of the Vanities
49. Europa Europa
50. Alice
51. Tiger on the Beat 2
52. The Grifters
53. Die Hard 2: Die Harder
54. Misery
55. Pretty Woman
56. Dances with Wolves
57. Havana
58. Henry & June
59. Back to the Future Part III
60. Rocky V
61. Young Guns II
62. Home Alone
63. Ghost
64. Narrow Margin
65. Green Card
66. My Blue Heaven
67. Lord of the Flies
68. Flatliners
69. Arachnophobia
70. RoboCop 2
71. Another 48 Hrs
72. Internal Affairs
73. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
74. Kindergarten Cop
75. Air America
76. Quigley Down Under
77. Men at Work
78. 3 Men and a Little Lady
79. Bird on a Wire
80. Look Who’s Talking Too
81. Nuns on the Run

1991:
1991 Endy Awards

1. Only Yesterday
2. A Brighter Summer Day
3. Slacker
4. Les amants du Pont-Neuf
5. Once Upon a Time in China
6. Centre Stage
7. Prospero’s Books
8. Barton Fink
9. The Double Life of Veronique
10. LA Story
11. Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker’s Apocalypse
12. JFK
13. My Own Private Idaho
14. Silence of the Lambs
15. A Brief History of Time
16. Night and Day
17. Flirting
18. Night on Earth
19. Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey
20. Defending Your Life
21. Point Break
22. Tricky Brains
23. Into the Woods
24. Raise the Red Lantern
25. Prison on Fire II
26. Zodiac Killers
27. What About Bob?
28. Hot Shots!
29. Cape Fear
30. God of Gamblers 2
31. City of Hope
32. The Addams Family
33. Delicatessen
34. Fight Back to School
35. Bugsy
36. Poison
37. Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country
38. Dead Again
39. Little Man Tate
40. Once a Thief
41. The Fisher King
42. Terminator 2: Judgement Day
43. Boyz N the Hood
44. Hook
45. Thelma & Louise
46. Beauty and the Beast
47. New Jack City
48. God of Gamblers 3
49. Oscar
50. The Doors
51. Operation Condor
52. City Slickers
53. Soapdish
54. Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
55. Rush
56. Father of the Bride
57. The Last Boy Scout
58. Touch and Go
59. The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear
60. The Banquet
61. Life on a String
62. Other People’s Money
63. Kafka
64. Backdraft
65. He Said, She Said
66. Ricochet
67. Madonna: Truth or Dare
68. Until the End of the World
69. Doc Hollywood
70. The Hard Way
71. My Girl
72. Dutch
73. Sleeping with the Enemy
74. King Ralph
75. Necessary Roughness
76. Toy Soldiers
77. Hudson Hawk
78. Life Stinks
79. Switch
80. Cool as Ice
81. Highlander II: The Quickening

1992:
1992 Endy Awards

1. The Last of the Mohicans
2. Unforgiven
3. Hard-Boiled
4. Orlando
5. Fire Walk with Me
6. The Long Day Closes
7. Porco Rosso
8. Simple Men
9. Glengarry Glen Ross
10. Once Upon a Time in China II
11. Reservoir Dogs
12. Singles
13. Rebels of the Neon God
14. Bram Stoker’s Dracula
15. The Player
16. Supercop
17. Strictly Ballroom
18. Swordsman II
19. Wayne’s World
20. Full Contact
21. Bob Roberts
22. The Royal Tramp
23. A Few Good Men
24. Bad Lieutenant
25. Twin Dragons
26. Howard’s End
27. The Crying Game
28. Malcolm X
29. All’s Well, Ends Well
30. El Mariachi
31. Sneakers
32. Batman Returns
33. Basic Instinct
34. Royal Tramp II
35. Alien 3
36. New Dragon Gate Inn
37. A Midnight Clear
38. Husbands and Wives
39. The Muppet Christmas Carol
40. Far and Away
41. Boomerang
42. Candyman
43. Memoirs of an Invisible Man
44. Visions of Light
45. Chaplin
46. White Men Can’t Jump
47. A League of Their Own
48. Buffy the Vampire Slayer
49. My Cousin Vinny
50. Noises Off
51. Wicked City
52. Encino Man
53. Peter’s Friends
54. Shadows and Fog
55. Mr. Saturday Night
56. Scent of a Woman
57. The Cutting Edge
58. Lethal Weapon 3
59. The Hand that Rocks the Cradle
60. Aladdin
61. Honeymoon in Vegas
62. Jennifer 8
63. Of Mice and Men
64. Patriot Games
65. Single White Female
66. Housesitter
67. Toys
68. Passenger 57
69. Unlawful Entry
70. Kuffs
71. Shining Through
72. Hero
73. Death Becomes Her
74. Freejack
75. The Distinguished Gentlemen

1993:
1993 Endy Awards

1. The Age of Innocence
2. Dazed and Confused
3. Three Colors: Blue
4. The Puppetmaster
5. Iron Monkey
6. The Piano
7. Matinee
8. Green Snake
9. Sonatine
10. The Tai-Chi Master
11. True Romance
12. Groundhog Day
13. Six Degrees of Separation
14. The Legend of Fong Sai-yuk
15. The Last Action Hero
16. The Bride with White Hair
17. Searching for Bobby Fischer
18. The East is Red
19. Army of Darkness
20. Menace II Society
21. Jurassic Park
22. The Nightmare Before Christmas
23. Boys Are Easy
24. Shadowlands
25. A Perfect World
26. He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Father
27. Red Rock West
28. The Wedding Banquet
29. The War Room
30. The Remains of the Day
31. Executioners
32. The Fugitive
33. So, I Married an Axe Murderer
34. Kung Fu Cult Master
35. And the Band Played On
36. The Heroic Trio
37. Schindler’s List
38. The Eagle Shooting Heroes
39. Latcho Drom
40. In the Line of Fire
41. Gettysburg
42. Much Ado About Nothing
43. The Legend of Fong Sai-yuk II
44. In the Name of the Father
45. Little Buddha
46. Carlito’s Way
47. Hard Target
48. Mad Dog and Glory
49. Short Cuts
50. Once Upon a Time in China III
51. Addams Family Values
52. Benny & Joon
53. Demolition Man
54. Faraway, So Close!
55. Painted Skin
56. Tombstone
57. Cliffhanger
58. Sleepless in Seattle
59. Robin Hood: Men in Tights
60. The Thing Called Love
61. Hot Shots Part Deux
62. This Boys Life
63. Philadelphia
64. Falling Down
65. Ninja Scroll
66. Malice
67. Last Hero in China
68. The House of the Spirits
69. The Trial
70. What’s Eating Gilbert Grape
71. Once Upon a Time in China IV
72. Rudy
73. CB4
74. Cool Runnings
75. Grumpy Old Men
76. Point of No Return
77. Dave
78. The Man Without a Face
79. Indecent Proposal
80. Judgement Night
81. Coneheads
82. Manhattan Murder Mystery
83. Wayne’s World 2
84. The Advocate
85. Three of Hearts
86. The Program
87. Mrs. Doubtfire
88. Posse
89. Another Stakeout
90. The Pelican Brief
91. Sliver
92. National Lampoon’s Loaded Weapon 1
93. The Firm
94. Made in America

1994:
1994 Endy Awards

1. Chungking Express
2. Pulp Fiction
3. Sátántangó
4. Ashes of Time
5. Drunken Master II
6. Three Colors: Red
7. Ed Wood
8. Fist of Legend
9. Pom Poko
10. The Hudsucker Proxy
11. A Borrowed Life
12. The Last Seduction
13. Exotica
14. Quiz Show
15. Wing Chun
16. Clerks
17. The Shawshank Redemption
18. He’s a Woman, She’s a Man
19. In the Mouth of Madness
20. Eat Drink Man Woman
21. Hoop Dreams
22. Four Weddings and a Funeral
23. That’s Entertainment III
24. Burning Paradise in Hell
25. Three Colors: White
26. Shallow Grave
27. I Can’t Sleep
28. Reality Bites
29. The Lovers
30. Cabin Boy
31. Barcelona
32. Heavenly Creatures
33. Wild Reeds
34. Before the Rain
35. Nobody’s Fool
36. PCU
37. Crumb
38. The Paper
39. The River Wild
40. Once Were Warriors
41. Middlemarch
42. Leon, the Professional
43. Death and the Maiden
44. Vanya on 42nd Street
45. Once Upon a Time in China V
46. Swimming with Sharks
47. To Live
48. Clean Slate
49. Legends of the Fall
50. Speed
51. Little Odessa
52. Oleanna
53. Little Women
54. The Madness of King George
55. Imaginary Crimes
56. What Happened Was
57. Natural Born Killers
58. The Mask
59. Star Trek: Generations
60. True Lies
61. Maverick
62. Blue Chips
63. Above the Rim
64. The Crow
65. Drunken Master III
66. Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
67. Sleep With Me
68. When a Man Loves a Woman
69. Killing Zoe
70. Bullets over Broadway
71. Spanking the Monkey
72. Dumb & Dumber
73. Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle
74. It Could Happen to You
75. Forrest Gump
76. Nell
77. Interview with the Vampire
78. SFW
79. Sirens
80. Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein
81. Immortal Beloved
82. Major League II
83. Nostradamus
84. Priest
85. Blue Sky
86. Speechless
87. Wolf
88. Only You
89. Airheads
90. Timecop
91. The Client
92. Princess Caraboo
93. In the Army Now
94. The Specialist
95. The Next Karate Kid

1995:
1995 Endy Awards

1. Dead Man
2. Good Men, Good Women
3. Whisper of the Heart
4. Fallen Angels
5. Ballet
6. The Blade
7. Kicking and Screaming
8. Heat
9. Pride and Prejudice
10. Love in the Time of Twilight
11. Toy Story
12. Casa de Lava
13. Clueless
14. Party Girl
15. Persuasion
16. The Quick and the Dead
17. Sense and Sensibility
18. Before Sunrise
19. Seven
20. Strange Days
21. The Addiction
22. The Chinese Feast
23. Living in Oblivion
24. City of Lost Children
25. Smoke
26. Desperado
27. Twelve Monkeys
28. Casino
29. A Chinese Odyssey
30. Mighty Aphrodite
31. Tommy Boy
32. Babe
33. Ghost in the Shell
34. Get Shorty
35. Nixon
36. Loving You
37. Devil in a Blue Dress
38. Braveheart
39. Billy Madison
40. Peace Hotel
41. The Brady Bunch Movie
42. Crimson Tide
43. The Celluloid Closet
44. Apollo 13
45. To Die For
46. Shanghai Triad
47. Dead Presidents
48. Safe
49. A Chinese Odyssey II
50. Die Hard: With a Vengeance
51. Blue in the Face
52. Richard III
53. Bad Boys
54. Empire Records
55. GoldenEye
56. Showgirls
57. The Brothers McMullen
58. Rob Roy
59. Dolores Clairborne
60. Outbreak
61. The American President
62. Jeffrey
63. The Usual Suspects
64. Kids
65. Don Juan DeMarco
66. Unstrung Heroes
67. Dead Man Walking
68. My Father is a Hero
69. Unzipped
70. Clockers
71. Powder
72. Mr. Holland’s Opus
73. Leaving Las Vegas
74. Species
75. Friday
76. Georgia
77. Mallrats
78. The Basketball Diaries
79. Dangerous Minds
80. Circle of Friends
81. Murder in the First
82. The Prophesy
83. The Last Supper
84. Higher Learning
85. Heavy
86. Mortal Kombat
87. Othello
88. Sabrina
89. The Adventurers
90. Canadian Bacon
91. Grumpier Old Men
92. Les Miserables
93. The Doom Generation
94. Welcome to the Dollhouse
95. Copycat
96. Nick of Time
97. Lord of Illusions
98. Money Train
99. Batman Forever
100. First Knight
101. Just Cause
102. Waterworld
103. Dracula: Dead and Loving It

1996:
1996 Endy Awards

1. Comrades: Almost a Love Story
3. Mahjong
3. Trainspotting
4. Irma Vep
5. Goodbye South, Goodbye
6. Big Night
7. The English Patient
8. Viva Erotica
9. Bound
10. Mars Attacks!
11. Bottle Rocket
12. Fargo
13. Lone Star
14. When We Were Kings
15. From Dusk Til Dawn
16. Romeo + Juliet
17. Waiting for Guffman
18. Hard Eight
19. The Portrait of a Lady
20. The God of Cookery
21. Stage Door
22. Beyond Hypothermia
23. Mission: Impossible
24. La Comédie-Française
25. Beautiful Girls
26. Swingers
27. Scream
28. Ebola Syndrome
29. The Rock
30. Kingpin
31. Big Bullet
32. The Day a Pig Fell into the Well
33. Happy Gilmore
34. Emma
35. Freeway
36. The Frighteners
37. Broken Arrow
38. Tri-Star
39. Michael Collins
40. The Cable Guy
41. Black Mask
42. A Moment of Romance III
43. Rumble in the Bronx
44. The Typewriter, the Rifle & the Movie Camera
45. Chacun cherche son chat
46. The Stunt Woman
47. Hamlet
48. Dr. Wai in “The Scripture with No Words”
49. Hype!
50. That Thing You Do!
51. Everyone Says I Love You
52. The Ghost and the Darkness
53. Young and Dangerous 3
54. Prisoner of the Mountains
55. Basquiat
56. Jerry Maguire
57. Shanghai Grand
58. Independence Day
59. Young and Dangerous
60. The Pallbearer
61. The Truth About Cats & Dogs
62. She’s the One
63. First Strike
64. Young and Dangerous 2
65. Shine
66. SubUrbia
67. Get on the Bus
68. Twinkle Twinkle Lucky Star
69. Star Trek: First Contact
70. The Birdcage
71. The People vs. Larry Flynt
72. A Very Brady Sequel
73. Brain Candy
74. Secrets & Lies
75. I Shot Andy Warhol
76. The Hunchback of Notre-Dame
77. Trees Lounge
78. Courage Under Fire
79. The Whole Wide World
80. Yes Madam 5
81. Primal Fear
82. Mother
83. Phenomenon
84. Beavis & Butt-Head Do America
85. Don’t Be a Menace
86. Black Sheep
87. Paradise Lost
88. Walking and Talking
89. American Buffalo
90. One Fine Day
91. Dragonheart
92. Ghosts of Mississippi
93. The Crucible
94. Sling Blade
95. Twister
96. Eddie
97. Sleepers
98. Schizopolis
99. Space Jam
100. Michael
101. Fear
102. Jack
103. Phat Beach
104. Spy Hard
105. Last Dance

1997:
1997 Endy Awards

1. Boogie Nights
2. Jackie Brown
3. Lost Highway
4. The Mirror
5. Cure
6. Happy Together
7. Xiao Wu
8. Taste of Cherry
9. Starship Troopers
10. Too Many Ways to Be No. 1
11. The River
12. Fireworks
13. Titanic
14. Henry Fool
15. Lifeline
16. Grosse Point Blank
17. The Soong Sisters
18. Fast, Cheap & Out of Control
19. The Odd Ones Dies
20. Perfect Blue
21. Kundun
22. Princess Mononoke
23. The Fifth Element
24. A Life Less Ordinary
25. Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery
26. Twilight of the Ice Nymphs
27. Gattaca
28. The Edge
29. The Spanish Prisoner
30. Double Team
31. The Ice Storm
32. Full Alert
33. Face/Off
34. The Lost World: Jurassic Park
35. The Sweet Hereafter
36. Abre los ojos
37. Deconstructing Harry
38. Amistad
39. Mr. Jealousy
40. Prefontaine
41. Oscar and Lucinda
42. Night Falls on Manhattan
43. LA Confidential
44. Good Will Hunting
45. The Boxer
46. Donnie Brasco
47. The Game
48. The Devil’s Advocate
49. End of Evangelion
50. Nowhere
51. Chasing Amy
52. Wag the Dog
53. Alien: Resurrection
54. Private Parts
55. U-Turn
56. Once Upon a Time in China and America
57. Wings of the Dove
58. Smilla’s Sense of Snow
59. House of Yes
60. Volcano
61. Marius and Jeanette
62. Event Horizon
63. I Know What You Did Last Summer
64. In the Company of Men
65. Life is Beautiful
66. As Good as It Gets
67. Men in Black
68. Contact
69. Mimic
70. Clockwatchers
71. Scream 2
72. GI Jane
73. Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion
74. Evangelion: Death and Rebirth
75. Liar Liar
76. The Myth of Fingerprints
77. Inventing the Abbotts
78. Tomorrow Never Dies
79. Trojan War
80. The Relic
81. The Full Monty
82. Telling Lies in America
83. Cop Land
84. Lolita
85. Spice World
86. Absolute Power
87. Two Girls and a Guy

1998:
1998 Endy Awards

1. The Big Lebowski
2. The Thin Red Line
3. Rushmore
4. Histoire(s) du cinema
5. The Last Days of Disco
6. The Flowers of Shanghai
7. New Rose Hotel
8. Expect the Unexpected
9. April Story
10. A Hero Never Dies
11. Fucking Åmål
12. Pi
13. Buffalo ’66
14. Anna Magdalena
15. Ronin
16. There’s Something About Mary
17. The Longest Nite
18. The Power of Kangwon Province
19. After Life
20. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
21. Run Lola Run
22. Thirdworld
23. Armageddon
24. Knock Off
25. Primary Colors
26. Out of Sight
27. He Got Game
28. The Zero Effect
29. Small Soldiers
30. Rounders
31. Pleasantville
32. Meet Joe Black
33. The Wedding Singer
34. Dark City
35. The Mask of Zorro
36. A Bug’s Life
37. A Simple Plan
38. The Siege
39. What Dreams May Come
40. The Newton Boys
41. Croupier
42. Elizabeth
43. Bulworth
44. Sliding Doors
45. Wild Things
46. Shakespeare in Love
47. Enemy of the State
48. Smoke Signals
49. Slums of Beverly Hills
50. Little Voice
51. You’ve Got Mail
52. The Truman Show
53. Next Stop Wonderland
54. Saving Private Ryan
55. A Civil Action
56. The Faculty
57. Can’t Hardly Wait
58. The Opposite of Sex
59. The Suspect
60. The Waterboy
61. The Replacement Killers
62. Without Limits
63. Meeting People is Easy
64. No Looking Back
65. Ballistic Kiss
66. American History X
67. Mulan
68. Pecker
69. Permanent Midnight
70. The X-Files
71. Safe Men
72. Disturbing Behavior
73. Celebrity
74. Lethal Weapon 4
75. Star Trek: Insurrection
76. Psycho
77. Your Friends & Neighbors
78. Godzilla
79. Snake Eyes
80. 54

1999:
1999 Endy Awards

1. Beau travail
2. The Mission
3. The Matrix
4. My Neighbors the Yamadas
5. Eyes Wide Shut
6. Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai
7. Running Out of Time
8. The Wind Will Carry Us
9. King of Comedy
10. Fight Club
11. South Park
12. Existenz
13. Toy Story 2
14. Office Space
15. Time Regained
16. The Road Home
17. Topsy-Turvy
18. The Iron Giant
19. Magnolia
20. The Blair Witch Project
21. Galaxy Quest
22. Where a Good Man Goes
23. HHH: A Portrait of Hou Hsiao-hsien
24. Ride with the Devil
25. Sweet and Lowdown
26. Tempting Heart
27. 6ixtynin9
28. Cradle Will Rock
29. The 13th Warrior
30. Belfast, Maine
31. The Insider
32. The Sixth Sense
33. Go
34. Election
35. The Messenger
36. Bringing Out the Dead
37. She and Her Cat
38. The Ninth Gate
39. Being John Malkovich
40. The Virgin Suicides
41. 10 Things I Hate About You
42. American Pie
43. Bowfinger
44. Summer of Sam
45. The Talented Mr. Ripley
46. Varsity Blues
47. Audition
48. The Limey
49. Mystery Men
50. Dick
51. Cruel Intentions
52. The Phantom Menace
53. Beyond the Mat
54. The Victim
55. Three Kings
56. Anna and the King
57. But I’m a Cheerleader
58. The Mummy
59. Man on the Moon
60. Sleepy Hollow
61. She’s All That
62. Anywhere But Here
63. Dogma
64. American Beauty
65. Big Daddy
66. Any Given Sunday
67. 200 Cigarettes
68. Teaching Mrs. Tingle
69. Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me
70. The Woman Chaser
71. Payback