7. Toy Story (1995)
> Director: John Lasseter
> Starring: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles, Jim Varney
> Domestic box office gross: $192.5 million — #22 out of 747 movies released in the 1990’s
Pixar’s original “Toy Story” was the first entirely computer animated feature film ever made. It tells the story of a pull-string cowboy toy who is threatened by the appearance of a flashy new astronaut action figure in his owner’s collection.
6. Good Will Hunting (1997)
> Director: Gus Van Sant
> Starring: Robin Williams, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Stellan Skarsgård
> Domestic box office gross: $138.4 million — #56 out of 747 movies released in the 1990’s
This drama follows a young MIT janitor — who also happens to be a mathematical genius — as an astute psychology professor challenges him to deal with his demons and seek out a better future for himself.
5. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
> Director: Jonathan Demme
> Starring: Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Lawrence A. Bonney, Kasi Lemmons
> Domestic box office gross: $130.7 million — #64 out of 747 movies released in the 1990’s
Anthony Hopkins turns in a memorably chilling performance as an incarcerated serial cannibal and brilliant psychiatrist, Dr. Hannibel Lecter, in this psychological horror film — in which an FBI cadet seeks help from him in finding a serial killer who has been abducting and flaying young women.
4. Pulp Fiction (1994)
> Director: Quentin Tarantino
> Starring: John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Willis
> Domestic box office gross: $107.9 million — #100 out of 747 movies released in the 1990’s
This neo-noir comedy follows a series of Los Angeles criminals — including two hitmen, their boss and his wife, a double-crossing boxer, and a couple of small-time crooks — all of whom come face-to-face with death.
3. Goodfellas (1990)
> Director: Martin Scorsese
> Starring: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco
> Domestic box office gross: $46.7 million — #335 out of 747 movies released in the 1990’s
Real-life New York mobster Henry Hill is the subject of this biographical crime film, telling the story of his rise through the ranks of the organized crime world with his two friends Tommy and Jimmy.