1990 Top Ten List

  • Miami Blues (George Armitage)
  • Goodfellas (Martin Scorsese)
  • Metropolitan (Whit Stillman)
  • Miller's Crossing (Joel Coen)
  • Truly, Madly, Deeply (Anthony Minghella)
  • Trust (Hal Hartley)
  • The Nasty Girl (Michael Verhoeven)
  • Joe Versus the Volcano (John Patrick Shanley)
  • Bullet in the Head (John Woo)
  • Days of Being Wild (Wong Kar-wai)
  • Additional 1990 Films By Rating

  • Life Is Sweet (Mike Leigh)
  • Edward Scissorhands (Tim Burton)
  • Tremors (Ron Underwood)
  • Close-Up (Abbas Kiarostami)
  • A Shock to the System (Jan Egleson)
  • Sink or Swim (Su Friedrich)
  • Reversal of Fortune (Barbet Schroeder)
  • The Freshman (Andrew Bergman)
  • Mister Johnson (Bruce Beresford)
  • I Hired a Contract Killer (Aki Kaurismäki)
  • Darkman (Sam Raimi)
  • Gremlins 2: The New Batch (Joe Dante)
  • Jacob's Ladder (Adrian Lyne)
  • Total Recall (Paul Verhoeven)
  • ¡Ay, Carmela! (Carlos Saura)
  • Hardware (Richard Stanley)
  • By Nightfall (Francesca Archibugi)
  • Wild at Heart (David Lynch)
  • Akira Kurosawa's Dreams (Akira Kurosawa)
  • Revenge (Tony Scott)
  • Echoes From a Sombre Empire (Werner Herzog)
  • Privilege (Yvonne Rainer)
  • Marked for Death (Dwight H. Little)
  • Nouvelle Vague (Jean-Luc Godard)