Home Alone (1990)
This iconic movie kicked the 90s off with a bang, and not only do we remember it, but the kids of today remember it too! It’s a classic movie that just has to be played at least 3 times at Christmas time – it’s a family staple! Eight-year-old Kevin fights off 2 dim-witted thieves that try to break into his home as he is home alone.
Another iconic movie here that everyone should know about. Dr Niko Tatopoulos, played by Matthew Broderick, is sent by the US government to study a giant lizard that was created by a mutation on a lizards nest by the French government. The best part about this movie is that despite it obviously being a fantasy concept, the way that the New York media reacts is actually how they’d react in real life too!
Dante’s Peak (1997)
I think we all remember watching Dante’s Peak when we were younger. The huge volcano, Dante’s Peak, has awoken in a small town in Washington and Volcanologist Harry Dalton, played by Pierce Brosnan, tries to warn everyone. Nobody ends up believing him and are left to fend for themselves when the volcano evidentially erupts.
It Takes Two (1995)
Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen were living their best lives in the 90s – and I think we all remember them! Even at their seriously young age, the sisters dominated our TV’s through ruling the entertainment business. One of their best movies are It Takes Two, where orphan Amanda helps rich girl Alyssa find her father’s perfect woman.
The Blair Witch Project (1999)
The Blair Witch Project was absolutely terrifying, but it was also so good that it became a lot of our comfort movies for when we want to cuddle up on the couch and watch a movie. This masterpiece was groundbreaking with its found-footage style which was totally ahead of its time for the 90s. It follows 3 students trying to uncover the mystery of the Blair Witch folklore.
Austin Powers: International Man Of Mystery (1997)
Pretty sure there was no other comical character more popular than Austin Powers, played by the legendary Mike Myers. In the first movie, the titular character is revived from the 60s, where he discovers he is out of date. Therefore, he finds help from a stunning woman that helps him adjust to the 90s and take down his arch-rival, Dr Evil.
American Pie (1999)
This cheeky comedy had us all laughing when we watched the journey of 4 friends, Jim, Oz, Finch and Kevin, trying every trick in the book to lose their virginity before prom. It starred Jason Biggs, Tara Reid, Sean William Scott and Alyson Hannigan. If you haven’t watched this yet, you’re missing out big time!
Jurassic Park (1993)
If you clicked on this article, then you have surely seen this movie a million and one times – and we don’t blame you! It never gets old! The movie depicts Alan Grant (Sam Neill), Ellie Sattler (Laura Dern), and mathematician Ian Malcom (Jeff Goldblum) working together to outrun dinosaurs that have broken free at a dinosaur theme park.
Girl, Interrupted (1999)
Winona Ryder, Angelina Jolie, Brittany Murphy and Elisabeth Moss – wow, what a lineup! This film was set in the 60s, whereby the true story of Susanna Kayson is shown. Kayson had found herself in a mental institution for troubled young women. This movie is an iconic entertainment piece that depicts an amazing story about an amazing woman.
I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)
Sarah Michelle Gellar was another woman who ruled the 90s! You couldn’t miss her even if tried in her hugely popular slasher thriller I Know What You Did Last Summer. Jennifer Love Hewitt, Ryan Phillippe and Freddie Prinze Jr also starred in this movie and boy, did they smash it! But this movie was guaranteed to make his hide behind our sofa cushions every time we watched it.