Movies and TV Shows about 1990s

Dark Phoenix
  • Dark Phoenix (2019)
  • Adventure, Action, Science Fiction,
  • The X-Men face their most formidable and powerful foe when one of their own, Jean Grey, starts to spiral out of control. During a rescue mission in outer space, Jean is nearly killed when she's hit by a mysterious cosmic force. Once she returns home, this force not only makes her infinitely more powerful, but far more unstable. The X-Men must now band together to save her soul and battle aliens that want to use Grey's new abilities to rule the galaxy.
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Dark Phoenix
Captain Marvel
  • Captain Marvel (2019)
  • Adventure, Action, Science Fiction, Mystery,
  • The story follows Carol Danvers as she becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races. Set in the 1990s, Captain Marvel is an all-new adventure from a previously unseen period in the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
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Captain Marvel
This Is Us
  • This Is Us (2016)
  • Drama, Comedy,
  • Follows the lives and families of three adults living and growing up in the United States of America in present and past times. As their paths cross and their life stories intertwine in curious ways, we find that several of them share the same birthday - and so much more than anyone would expect.
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This Is Us
Fresh Off the Boat
  • Fresh Off the Boat (2015)
  • Comedy,
  • A '90s-set single-camera comedy about a hip-hop-loving Asian kid growing up in suburban Orlando, being raised by an immigrant father obsessed with all things American and an immigrant mother often bewildered by white culture.
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Fresh Off the Boat
The Lord of the Skies
  • The Lord of the Skies (2013)
  • Drama, Soap,
  • Set in the 1990s, these are the life and times of Amado Carrillo Fuentes, a man who became the head of the Juárez cartel. Nicknamed “El Señor de los Cielos” (Lord of the Skies) because of the large fleet of airplanes he used to transport drugs, he was also known for washing more than $200 million through Colombia to finance his huge fleet. He is described as the most powerful drug trafficker of his time.
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The Lord of the Skies
Ville Neuve
  • Ville Neuve (2019)
  • Animation, Drama,
  • Determined to stop drinking, Joseph moves into a friend's house and convinces his ex-wife Emma to join him. In the troubled times of Quebec independence referendum, this is the account of their stormy reunion.
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Ville Neuve
Blood Diamond
  • Blood Diamond (2006)
  • Drama, Action, Thriller,
  • An ex-mercenary turned smuggler. A Mende fisherman. Amid the explosive civil war overtaking 1999 Sierra Leone, these men join for two desperate missions: recovering a rare pink diamond of immense value and rescuing the fisherman's son conscripted as a child soldier into the brutal rebel forces ripping a swath of torture and bloodshed countrywide.
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Blood Diamond
Gold
  • Gold (2016)
  • Adventure, Drama, Crime,
  • An unlikely pair venture to the Indonesian jungle in search of gold.
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Gold
The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia
  • The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia (2013)
  • Drama, Horror, Thriller,
  • Sequel to the 2009 mezzo-mezzo supernatural horror purporting to be based on a true story in which a cancer-afflicted teen starts seeing things in the new Victorian house he and his family moved into.
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The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia
The Miseducation of Cameron Post
  • The Miseducation of Cameron Post (2018)
  • Drama,
  • In 1993, after being caught in the backseat of a car with the prom queen, teenage Cameron is sent away to a treatment center in a remote area called God's Promise. While she is being subjected to questionable gay conversion therapies, she bonds with some fellow residents as they pretend to go along with the process while waiting to be released.
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The Miseducation of Cameron Post
Super Dark Times
  • Super Dark Times (2017)
  • Drama, Thriller,
  • A horrible accident causes a tectonic shift between high school best friends Zach and Josh, spiraling them in different directions. Set in 1990s suburbia, Super Dark Times is a thriller that explores the twilight zone between adolescence and adulthood, lust and love, bravery and fear, good and evil.
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Super Dark Times
Laurence Anyways
  • Laurence Anyways (2012)
  • Drama, Romance,
  • The story of an impossible love between a woman named Fred and a transgender woman named Laurence who reveals her inner desire to become her true self: a woman.
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Laurence Anyways
Tangerines
  • Tangerines (2013)
  • Drama, War,
  • War in Abkhazia 1990. An Estonian man Ivo has stayed behind to harvest his crops of tangerines. In a bloody conflict at his door, a wounded man is left behind, and Ivo is forced to take him in.
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Tangerines
Veronica Guerin
  • Veronica Guerin (2003)
  • Drama, Thriller, Crime,
  • In this true story, Veronica Guerin is an investigative reporter for an Irish newspaper. As the drug trade begins to bleed into the mainstream, Guerin decides to take on and expose those responsible. Beginning at the bottom with addicts, Guerin then gets in touch with John Traynor, a paranoid informant. Not without some prodding, Traynor leads her to John Gilligan, the ruthless head of the operation, who does not take kindly to Guerin's nosing.
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Veronica Guerin
My Mad Fat Diary
  • My Mad Fat Diary (2013)
  • Drama, Comedy,
  • Set in 1996 in Lincolnshire, the show tells the tragic and humorous story of a very troubled young girl Rae, who has just left a psychiatric hospital, where she has spent four months after attempting suicide, begins to reconnect with her best friend Chloe and her group, who are unaware of Rae's mental health and body image problems, believing she was in France for the past four months.
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My Mad Fat Diary
Barracuda
  • Barracuda (2016)
  • Drama,
  • Melbourne 1996. The Golden Age of Australian swimming is beginning and a scholarship to an exclusive boys school brings 16-year-old Danny Kelly one step closer to his ultimate goal - winning Olympic gold. Initially, Danny struggles to find his place in the prestigious social circles of the private boys school. However under the charge of highly regarded coach Frank Torma and a friendship/rivalry with teammate Martin Taylor, Danny is soon on track to become Australia’s youngest swimming champion, the unstoppable 'Barracuda'.
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Barracuda
The Breaks
  • The Breaks (2017)
  • Drama,
  • Picking up where the original movie leaves off, it's 1990 in New York City at the height of rap's "Golden Age" of creativity, but corporate America has been hesitant to embrace the genre. Nikki lands a dream job as the assistant to the legendary and out-of-control Barry Fouray. Her best friend and producer DeeVee is working with rapper Ahm who is currently under investigation by the police for murder. How far will these driven young people go to rise to the top of the hip-hop world?
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The Breaks
Appropriate Adult
  • Appropriate Adult (2011)
  • Drama,
  • Appropriate Adult is a 2011 British television film, first shown on ITV in two 90-minute parts on 4 and 11 September 2011. It starred Dominic West, Emily Watson, and Monica Dolan. It is based on the true story of Gloucester serial killer Fred West, and focuses on the events between the Wests' arrests in 1994 and Fred's suicide in Birmingham's Winson Green Prison on New Year's Day 1995.
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Appropriate Adult
Surviving Jack
  • Surviving Jack (2014)
  • Comedy,
  • A boy becomes a man, and a man becomes a father, in a time before coming of age was something you could Google.
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Surviving Jack
A Model Daughter: The Killing of Caroline Byrne
  • A Model Daughter: The Killing of Caroline Byrne (2009)
  • Drama,
  • Australian television film based on alleged events surrounding the death of Caroline Byrne in June 1995. Byrne was found in the early morning of 8 June at the base of a cliff at The Gap, a notorious suicide spot in Sydney.
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A Model Daughter: The Killing of Caroline Byrne
From There to Here
  • From There to Here (2014)
  • Drama,
  • From There To Here is set in the aftermath of the 1996 Arndale bombing and follows Daniel Cotton, a Manchester family man who is torn between the life he wants and the life he could have.
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From There to Here
The Nineties
  • The Nineties (2017)
  • Documentary,
  • Hit rewind and explore the most iconic moments and influential people of The Nineties, the decade that gave us the Internet, DVDs, and other cultural and political milestones.
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The Nineties
I Love the '90s
  • I Love the '90s (2004)
  • Documentary,
  • I Love the '90s is a television mini-series produced by VH1 in which various music and TV personalities talk about the 1990s culture and all it had to offer. The show premiered July 12, 2004 with the episode "I Love 1990" and aired two episodes daily until July 16, 2004, when it ended with "I Love 1999". On January 17, 2005, a sequel was aired in the same fashion.
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I Love the '90s
My Perestroika
  • My Perestroika (2010)
  • Documentary,
  • Tells the story of five people from the last generation of Soviet children who were brought up behind the Iron Curtain. Just coming of age when the USSR collapsed, they witnessed the world of their childhood crumble and change beyond recognition. Through the lives of these former schoolmates, this intimate film reveals how they have adjusted to their post-Soviet reality in today's Moscow.
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My Perestroika
I Love the '90s: Part Deux
  • I Love the '90s: Part Deux (2005)
  • Documentary,
  • I Love the '90s: Part Deux is a miniseries on VH1 in which various music and TV personalities reminisce about 1990s culture. It premiered on January 17, 2005. This series is a sequel to I Love the '90s. Its title is a reference to the 1993 comedy, Hot Shots! Part Deux.
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I Love the '90s: Part Deux
The Winner
  • The Winner (2007)
  • Comedy,
  • The Winner is an American television series that premiered on Fox on March 4, 2007. It is a comedy about a successful man named Glen Abbott looking back to the time when he was in his thirties and living with his parents in 1994 Buffalo, New York. Other cast members include Erinn Hayes as Alison, Keir Gilchrist as Alison's son, Josh, Lenny Clarke as Glen's father, Ron, and Linda Hart as Glen's mother, Irene. The show is produced by Ricky Blitt and Seth MacFarlane, who are also producers of Family Guy. The working title of this series was Becoming Glen. A pilot was made for Fox in 2002 starring Johnny Galecki as Glen. It also starred Samantha Mathis, Gerald McRaney and Sally Struthers. The pilot was not picked up. However, the resurgence of Family Guy and the success of The 40-Year-Old Virgin in 2005 helped Blitt get a chance at making another pilot. At Family Guy Live in Montreal on July 21, 2007, Seth MacFarlane said "It is looking like there could be a future life for The Winner". However, the series was officially cancelled on May 16, 2007.
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The Winner
Prince: A Purple Reign
  • Prince: A Purple Reign (2011)
  • Documentary, Music,
  • Documentary film produced by the BBC which explores how Prince - showman, artist, enigma - revolutionized the perception of black music in the 1980s with worldwide hits such as "1999," "Kiss," "Raspberry Beret" and "Alphabet Street." He became a global sensation with the release of the Oscar-winning, semi-autobiographical movie "Purple Rain" in 1984, embarking on an incredible journey of musical self-discovery that continues to this day.
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Prince: A Purple Reign
Indian Summer: The Oka Crisis
  • Indian Summer: The Oka Crisis (2006)
  • Drama,
  • Fictional portrayal of 'The Summer of 1990' in Kanehsatake: the major conflict between a Mohawk community and the Canadian and Quebec governments - over the expansion of a golf course into an aboriginal cemetery.
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Indian Summer: The Oka Crisis
The '90s: The Last Great Decade?
  • The '90s: The Last Great Decade? (2014)
  • Documentary,
  • The '90s: The Last Great Decade? revisits the decade through "inside out" storytelling and analysis via 120 original interviews—from unsung heroes behind the decade's most riveting stories to the biggest names in politics, tech, movies and music. They reveal a decade of highs and lows: Bill Clinton swept into office on the promise of change; we all made new "Friends"; the LA Riots kept us glued to our TVs; Nirvana gave Generation X a voice but everyone danced the Macarena; and "The Real World" and Jerry Springer changed the television programming landscape. With a star-studded cast of actors, eyewitnesses, politicians and celebrity interviewees, The '90s tells the story of 10 years before boom turned into bust; 10 years when the Web was wide open; 10 years before global terror hit hard.
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The '90s: The Last Great Decade?
Marilyn Manson: Big Day Out 1999 Live
  • Marilyn Manson: Big Day Out 1999 Live (1)
  • Music,
  • Big Day Out had never seen the likes of Marilyn Manson until the controversial US rocker brought his unique stage show to Australia in 1999. The Reflecting God Great Big White World Cake and Sodomy Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) (Eurythmics cover) (w/ Hell Outro) Rock Is Dead The Dope Show Lunchbox I Don't Like the Drugs (But the Drugs Like Me) Rock n Roll Nigger (Patti Smith Group cover) Encore: Antichrist Superstar The Beautiful People
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Marilyn Manson: Big Day Out 1999 Live