The Best Films Ever Made - 1991by dziwnytenswiat | created - 15 Nov 2017 | updated - 1 month ago | Public
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R | 96 min | Documentary
Documentary that chronicles how Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now (1979) was plagued by extraordinary script, shooting, budget, and casting problems--nearly destroying the life and career of the celebrated director.
Votes: 17,117 | Gross: $1.32M
2. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
R | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A young F.B.I. cadet must receive the help of an incarcerated and manipulative cannibal killer to help catch another serial killer, a madman who skins his victims.
Votes: 1,156,552 | Gross: $130.74M
3. Night on Earth (1991)
R | 129 min | Comedy, Drama
An anthology of 5 different cab drivers in 5 American and European cities and their remarkable fares on the same eventful night.
Votes: 50,881 | Gross: $2.02M
4. Barton Fink (1991)
R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller
A renowned New York playwright is enticed to California to write for the movies and discovers the hellish truth of Hollywood.
Votes: 105,635 | Gross: $6.15M
5. The Commitments (1991)
R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
When Jimmy Rabbitte wants to start a band, he has open auditions at his house.
Votes: 30,185 | Gross: $14.92M
6. Attention, Papa Arrives! (1991)
89 min | Comedy
After ordering enough typewriting paper for 40 years, just to get discount, Heinrich Lohse is forced to retire. The former manager has plenty of time now to spend with his wife and their 16... See full summary »
7. Raise the Red Lantern (1991)
PG | 125 min | Drama, History, Romance
A young woman becomes the fourth wife of a wealthy lord, and must learn to live with the strict rules and tensions within the household.
Votes: 26,797 | Gross: $2.60M
8. Close to Eden (1991)
PG | 119 min | Drama
The shepherd Gombo lives with his wife, three children and grandmother in a tent on the Mongolian steppe. They are pleased with their rustic conditions, until a Russian truck driver, ... See full summary »
9. Jacquot de Nantes (1991)
PG | 118 min | Biography, Drama
Jacquot Demy is a little boy at the end of the thirties. His father owns a garage and his mother is a hairdresser. The whole family lives happily and likes to sing and to go to the movies. ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,181 | Gross: $0.15M
10. Children of Nature (1991)
82 min | Drama, Romance
Old Thorgeir must leave his home far off in the Icelandic 'countryside' and move into a home for senior citizens in Reykjavik. There he meets an old friend from his childhood, Stella. ... See full summary »
11. Thelma & Louise (1991)
R | 130 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
Two best friends set out on an adventure, but it soon turns around to a terrifying escape from being hunted by the police, as these two girls escape for the crimes they committed.
Votes: 124,124 | Gross: $45.36M
12. Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
PG-13 | 130 min | Drama
A housewife who is unhappy with her life befriends an old lady in a nursing home and is enthralled by the tales she tells of people she used to know.
Votes: 62,129 | Gross: $82.42M
13. The Double Life of Véronique (1991)
R | 98 min | Drama, Fantasy, Music
Two parallel stories about two identical women; one living in Poland, the other in France. They don't know each other, but their lives are nevertheless profoundly connected.
Votes: 37,148 | Gross: $2.00M
14. The Elementary School (1991)
100 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
The time is 1945-46. 10 year old Eda and his friend Tonda live in a small village outside Prague. In school, their class is so wild and indisciplined that their teacher quits and is ... See full summary »
15. The Lovers on the Bridge (1991)
R | 125 min | Drama, Romance
Alex, who's homeless and addicted to alcohol, and Michèle, who's losing her sight, form a relationship while sleeping rough on Paris's Pont-Neuf bridge.
Votes: 11,086 | Gross: $0.12M
16. Oxen (1991)
Not Rated | 92 min | Drama
Swedish pauper's family are starving. In desperation, he steals his lord's ox. He hopes that the crime will not be revealed, but it happens.
17. Riff-Raff (1991)
Unrated | 95 min | Comedy, Drama
The story of Stevie, a construction worker, and his girlfriend, an unemployed pop singer, serves to show the living conditions of the British poor class
Votes: 3,726 | Gross: $0.30M
18. The Suspended Step of the Stork (1991)
143 min | Drama, Romance
A reporter stuck in a border town with an overcrowding of refugees sees a man he believes to be a long lost politician.
19. Kafka (1991)
PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Kafka works during the day at an insurance company, where events lead him to discover a mysterious underground society with strange suppressive goals.
Votes: 9,009 | Gross: $1.06M
20. Cape Fear (1991)
R | 128 min | Crime, Thriller
A convicted rapist, released from prison after serving a fourteen-year sentence, stalks the family of the lawyer who originally defended him.
Votes: 156,137 | Gross: $79.10M
21. Rhapsody in August (1991)
PG | 98 min | Drama
Three generations' responses to the atomic bombing of Nagasaki.
Votes: 5,764 | Gross: $0.52M
22. Center Stage (1991)
126 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Biopic of 1930's Chinese actress Ruan Ling Yu.
23. High Heels (1991)
R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A girl's mother returns after 15 years to find her daughter has married one of her (the mother's) old boyfriends. They try to mend their broken mother/daughter relationship and deal with ... See full summary »
Votes: 12,514 | Gross: $1.71M
24. A Woman's Tale (1991)
PG-13 | 93 min | Drama
Uplifting and intimate look at the last days of an elderly cancer victim. The film is even more relevant as it was written specifically for the lead actress, Sheila Florance, who was in ... See full summary »
Votes: 366 | Gross: $0.41M
25. Tous les matins du monde (1991)
Not Rated | 115 min | Biography, Drama, History
It's late 17th century. The viola da gamba player Monsieur de Sainte Colombe comes home to find that his wife died while he was away. In his grief he builds a small house in his garden into... See full summary »
Votes: 6,020 | Gross: $3.09M
26. A Brief History of Time (1991)
G | 80 min | Documentary, Biography
A film about the life and work of the cosmologist, Stephen Hawking, who despite his near total paralysis, was one of the great minds of all time.
Votes: 4,863 | Gross: $2.28M
27. The Indian Runner (1991)
R | 127 min | Drama
A Vietnam vet comes home to his small town and finds himself in conflict with rules that his brother has vowed to uphold.
Votes: 7,907 | Gross: $0.19M
28. The Prince of Tides (1991)
R | 132 min | Drama, Romance
A troubled man talks to his suicidal sister's psychiatrist about their family history and falls in love with her in the process.
Votes: 14,861 | Gross: $74.79M
29. Proof (1991)
R | 86 min | Drama, Romance
The life of a blind photographer who is looked after by a housekeeper is disrupted by the arrival of an agreeable restaurant worker.
Votes: 5,813 | Gross: $0.52M
30. Lovers: A True Story (1991)
R | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Set in '50s Spain, a young man (Sanz) leaves the army and looks for a job so he and his fiancée (Verdu) can get married. He rents a room from a widow (Abril), and shortly begins a torrid ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,534 | Gross: $1.41M
31. Undeva în Est (1991)
84 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
'Someplace in the East' is among the first movies made in Romania after the fall of the Communism, dealing with one of the troubled period at the beginning of the Communist rule in Romania.... See full summary »
32. Bugsy (1991)
R | 136 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The story of how Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel started Las Vegas.
Votes: 24,137 | Gross: $49.11M
33. Little Man Tate (1991)
PG | 99 min | Drama
Fred Tate is a prodigy. He's also a lonely, little boy with the emotional needs that his single mom covers. Worries about world problems gives him ulcer. He takes a quantum physics summer college class at 7.
Votes: 13,132 | Gross: $25.01M