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The '90s were a great decade for movies; producing memorable stories and facilitating more than a few technical achievements. In fact, the '90s are often considered by many to be the decade that bridged the gap between contemporary classics and the era of the modern blockbuster.
However, the '90s weren't all great when it came to filmmaking. In fact, there was a dramatic rise in the amount of low budget independent films - which more often than not turned out to be subpar B movies. Don't worry; in our '90s movie quiz, you will only find the best that the decade had to offer!
The '90s was also the decade where CGI technology finally came into its own; giving us films like "Jurassic Park," "Terminator 2: Judgement Day," and "Toy Story," which was actually the first fully CGI feature-length film! An honorable mention goes to Disney, who entered the "Disney Renaissance" during this decade. Starting with "The Little Mermaid," reaching critical acclaim with "The Lion King," and ending on a high note with "Tarzan."
So get your popcorn ready and let's go back in time with this quiz, to one of the best decades in film!
When "Forrest Gump" was released in 1994, it became the highest grossing movie of the year. It went on to win 6 Academy Awards that year which included Best Actor for Tom Hanks.
"Speed" was released in June 1994. The movie was a box office success and a sequel was released in 1997.
"The Matrix" did exceptionally well after its release in 1999. The film won 4 Academy Awards and was selected for preservation to the National Film Registry.
"Boyz n the Hood" was released in July 1991 and went on to be nominated for 2 Academy Awards. In 2002, the film was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry.
"Se7en" was released in September 1995 and went on to make over $320 million in the box office.
"Goodfellas" received positive reviews upon its release. It was nominated for 6 Academy Awards and Joe Pesci won Best Actor in a Supporting Role. It was also selected for preservation into the National Film Registry.
When "Fight Club" came out in 1999, it quickly rose to success and became a cult classic.
Although "The Big Lebowski" didn't do as well as anticipated in the box office, it still had such an impact that it was selected for preservation into the National Film Registry.
"Schindler's List" was released in 1993 and won 7 out of 12 Academy Award nominations which included Best Picture. The film also won 3 Golden Globes and was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry.
"The Sixth Sense" was released in 1999 and was the second highest grossing film of the year. The film was nominated for 6 Academy Awards.
"Titanic" was first released in 1997. Since then, it has become one of the highest-grossing films of all time with over $2 billion.
"Ghost" was a massive 1990 success at the box office and was the highest grossing film of the year. The film was nominated for 5 Academy Awards and Whoopi Goldberg won for Best Supporting Actress.
"Pretty Woman" was a box office success in 1990 and Julia Roberts received many accolades for her performance. She won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress.
"Philadelphia" did exception well upon its release in 1993. The film won two Academy Awards, one of which was awarded to Tom Hanks for Best Actor.
"Saving Private Ryan" grossed over $480 million after its release in 1998. The film was nominated for 11 Academy Awards and was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry.
"Braveheart" did well in the box office after it's release. It won 5 out of 10 Academy Awards.
"The Green Mile" did well after its 1996 release. The film was nominated for 4 Academy Awards which included Best Supporting Actor for Michael Clarke Duncan.
"Rush Hour" received many positive reviews after its release in 1998 and sparked two sequels.
"Groundhog Day" was released in February 1993 and since it's debut was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry.
"10 Things I Hate About You" was a popular film of the late 90s. It was based on Shakespeare's comedy "The Taming of the Shrew."
"Pulp Fiction" did exceptionally well in the box office. The film made more than $213 million and was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry in 2013.
YIKES! "The Silence of the Lambs" was released on Valentines Day in 1991. The film went on to gross over $270 million dollars and is one of the few films to win at the Academy Awards in all the top five categories including Best Picture, Best Actor, and Best Director.
A Tim Burton classic, "Edward Scissorhands" did well at the box office in 1990. The film was nominated for number Academy Awards and Golden Globes.
"You've Got Mail" marked the third film that Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan starred in together. The first was "Joe Versus the Volcano" in 1990 and then "Sleepless in Seattle" in 1993.
"Good Will Hunting" grossed over $225 million dollars against a $10 million budget. The film went on to win two Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor (Robin Williams) and Best Original Screenplay.
"Home Alone" was a major box office success. It was the highest-grossing life action comedy in the US until 2011 and spawned 4 sequels.
"Boogie Nights" wasn't a major box office success in 1997, but the film was still able to garner 3 Academy Award nominations.
"A Few Good Men" received many accolades upon its release. The film not only grossed over $240 million in the box office, but it received 4 Academy Award nominations as well as 5 Golden Globe nominations.
"Scream" did well in the box office upon its 1996 debut, grossing over $170 million. Since it's release, the film has become a cult classic.
Upon its 1993 release, "Mrs. Doubtfire" received many positive reviews and collected over $440 million at the box office. The film won the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy and Robin Williams won for Best Actor.
"Cruel Intentions" garnered a quick following after its 1999 release. The film did relatively well in the box office and sparked a prequel and sequel.
"Friday" was released in 1995 off of a $3.5 million budget. The film did well enough to spark two sequels. In pop culture, the line "Bye, Felicia!" has since become popular and was first seen in this film.
"American Pie" did exceptionally well against its $11 million budget. The film went on to gross over $230 million and sparked three sequels.
"The Shawshank Redemption" didn't meet its potential in the box office, but the film rose after its release to home video and cable. The film was selected for preservation into the National Film Registry in 2015.
"Independence Day" was released in July 1996 and went on to become the highest grossing film of the year with over $817 million. The film sparked a sequel that was released in June 2016.