1993

Film Decades: 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999

Each review will be linked to the title below.

(*seen originally in theaters)

(**seen rereleased in theaters)

  • 12:01 – directed by Jack Sholder, starring Helen Slater, Jonathan Silverman, Jeremy Piven, Martin Landau – TV movie
  • Aankhen (The Eyes), starring Givinda – (India)
  • Abraham’s Valley (Vale Abraão) – (Portugal)
  • Acting on Impulse, starring Linda Fiorentino, C. Thomas Howell, Nancy Allen
  • Addams Family Values* – directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, starring Anjelica Huston, Raúl Juliá, Christopher Lloyd, Christina Ricci, Joan Cusack
  • The Age of Innocence – directed by Martin Scorsese, starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Michelle Pfeiffer, Winona Ryder
  • Aileen Wuornos: The Selling of a Serial Killer – documentary
  • Airborne – starring Shane McDermott, Seth Green, Jack Black
  • Al-Kompars (a.k.a. The Extras) – (Syria)
  • Alive, starring Ethan Hawke, Vincent Spano, Josh Hamilton
  • Amos & Andrew – starring Nicolas Cage and Samuel L. Jackson
  • Another Stakeout, starring Richard Dreyfuss, Emilio Estevez, Rosie O’Donnell
  • L’Arbre, le maire et la médiathèque (The Tree, the Mayor and the Mediatheque), directed by Éric Rohmer – (France)
  • Arizona Dream – directed by Emir Kusturica, starring Johnny Depp, Jerry Lewis, Faye Dunaway, Lili Taylor & Vincent Gallo
  • Aspen Extreme, starring Peter Berg, Paul Gross, Finola Hughes, Teri Polo
  • Baazigar (Player), starring Shahrukh Khan and Shilpa Shetty – (India)
  • Bad Behaviour, starring Stephen Rea and Sinéad Cusack – (U.K.)
  • Bad Boy Bubby – (Australia)
  • The Ballad of Little Jo, starring Suzy Amis, Melissa Leo, Carrie Snodgress, Heather Graham
  • Barbarians at the Gate, starring James Garner, Jonathan Pryce, Joanna Cassidy, Peter Riegert, Fred Dalton Thompson
  • Batman: Mask of the Phantasm* – directed by Eric Radomski and Bruce Timm, starring the voices of Kevin Conroy, Mark Hamill, Dana Delaney, Stacy Keach, Abe Vigoda
  • Beethoven’s 2nd* – starring Charles Grodin and Bonnie Hunt
  • Beijing Bastards (Běijīng Zázhǒng), directed by Zhang Yuan – (China)
  • Benny & Joon – directed by Jeremiah S. Chechik, starring Johnny Depp, Mary Stuart Masterson, Aidan Quinn, Julianne Moore, & Oliver Platt
  • The Beverly Hillbillies – starring Jim Varney, Cloris Leachman, Erika Eleniak, Diedrich Bader, Dabney Coleman, Lily Tomlin, Lea Thompson, Rob Schneider
  • Bhaji on the Beach – (U.K.)
  • Blood In Blood Out (aka Bound by Honor), directed by Taylor Hackford, starring Damian Chapa and Benjamin Bratt
  • Bloom in the Moonlight (Waga ai no uta Taki Rentaro monogatari) – (Japan)
  • The Blue Kite (Lán fēngzheng) – (China)
  • Bodies, Rest & Motion, starring Bridget Fonda and Phoebe Cates
  • Body of Evidence, starring Madonna, Willem Dafoe, Joe Mantegna, Anne Archer, Julianne Moore, Jürgen Prochnow
  • Body Snatchers – directed by Abel Ferrara, starring Gabrielle Anwar, Forest Whitaker, Meg Tilly
  • Boiling Point, starring Wesley Snipes, Dennis Hopper and Viggo Mortensen
  • Bopha! – directed by Morgan Freeman, starring Danny Glover
  • Born Yesterday – starring Melanie Griffith, Don Johnson, John Goodman
  • Boxing Helena – directed by Jennifer Chambers Lynch, starring Sherilyn Fenn and Julian Sands
  • The Bride with White Hair (Bai fa mo nu zhuan), starring Brigitte Lin and Leslie Cheung – (Hong Kong)
  • A Bronx Tale – directed by and starring Robert De Niro, with Chazz Palminteri, Lillo Brancato, Jr., Francis Capra, Joe Pesci
  • CB4, starring Chris Rock
  • Calendar Girl, starring Jason Priestley and Jerry O’Connell
  • Caro diario (Dear Diary), directed by Nanni Moretti – (Italy)
  • Carlito’s Way – directed by Brian De Palma, starring Al Pacino, Sean Penn, Penelope Ann Miller, Luis Guzmán, John Leguizamo
  • The Cement Garden, starring Charlotte Gainsbourg – (U.K.)
  • The Cemetery Club, starring Ellen Burstyn, Olympia Dukakis, Lainie Kazan, Diane Ladd, Danny Aiello
  • Chai Gong (Mad Monk), starring Maggie Cheung – (Hong Kong)
  • Class to Remember, A (Gakko) – (Japan) – Japan Academy Prize for Picture of the Year
  • Cliffhanger – starring Sylvester Stallone, John Lithgow, Michael Rooker, Janine Turner
  • Coneheads* – directed by Steve Barron, starring Dan Aykroyd and Jane Curtin
  • The Conjugal Bed (Patul conjugal) – (Romania)
  • Cool Runnings* – directed by Jon Turteltaub, starring John Candy
  • Cop and a Half – starring Burt Reynolds
  • Crime Story (Zhong an zu), starring Jackie Chan – (Hong Kong)
  • Cronos – directed by Guillermo del Toro – (Mexico)
  • The Crush – starring Cary Elwes and Alicia Silverstone
  • Damini – Lightning, starring Rishi Kapoor and Sunny Deol – (India)
  • A Dangerous Woman, starring Debra Winger, Barbara Hershey, Gabriel Byrne, David Strathairn, Laurie Metcalf
  • The Dark Half – directed by George A. Romero, starring Timothy Hutton and Amy Madigan
  • Darkness in Tallinn (Tallinn pimeduses) – (Estonia/Finland)
  • Darr (Fear), directed by Yash Chopra – (India)
  • Dave – directed by Ivan Reitman, starring Kevin Kline, Sigourney Weaver, Frank Langella, Ving Rhames, Charles Grodin
  • The Days (Dongchun de rizi), directed by Wang Xiaoshuai – (China)
  • Dazed and Confused – directed by Richard Linklater, starring Jason London, Matthew McConaughey, Ben Affleck, Parker Posey, Milla Jovovich
  • Deadfall – starring Michael Biehn and Nicolas Cage
  • Demolition Man – starring Sylvester Stallone, Wesley Snipes, Sandra Bullock
  • Dennis the Menace* – directed by Nick Castle, written by John Hughes, starring Walter Matthau, Mason Gamble, Joan Plowright, Lea Thompson, Christopher Lloyd
  • Desperate Remedies – (New Zealand)
  • Digger – (Canada)
  • Dirty Weekend, starring Lia Williams and Rufus Sewell – (U.K.)
  • Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story, starring Jason Scott Lee and Lauren Holly
  • The Escort (La Scorta), directed by Ricky Tognazzi – (Italy)
  • La estrategia del caracol (The Strategy of the Snail) – (Colombia)
  • Extreme Justice starring Lou Diamond Phillips and Scott Glenn
  • Falling Down – directed by Joel Schumacher, starring Michael Douglas, Robert Duvall, Barbara Hershey, Rachel Ticotin, Frederic Forrest, Tuesday Weld
  • A Far Off Place* – starring Reese Witherspoon
  • Faraway, So Close! (In weiter Ferne, so nah!), directed by Wim Wenders, starring Bruno Ganz, Otto Sander, Willem Dafoe, Nastassja Kinski – (Germany)
  • Farewell My Concubine (Ba wang bie ji), directed by Chen Kaige, starring Leslie Cheung and Gong Li – (China) – Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film and Palme d’Or
  • Fatal Instinct – directed by Carl Reiner, starring Armand Assante, Sherilyn Fenn, Sean Young, Kate Nelligan
  • Fearless – directed by Peter Weir, starring Jeff Bridges, Isabella Rossellini, Rosie Perez, Tom Hulce, John Turturro, Benecio Del Toro
  • Fiorile (Wild Flower), directed by Paolo Taviani – (Italy/France/Germany)
  • Fire on the Amazon, starring Sandra Bullock
  • Fire in the Sky, starring Robert Patrick and D.B. Sweeney
  • The Firm – directed by Sydney Pollack, starring Tom Cruise, Gene Hackman, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Holly Hunter, Wilford Brimley, David Strathairn, Ed Harris
  • Flesh and Bone, directed by Steve Kloves, starring Meg Ryan, Dennis Quaid, James Caan, Gwyneth Paltrow
  • For Love or Money, directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, starring Michael J. Fox, Gabrielle Anwar, Anthony Higgins
  • A Foreign Field, starring Alec Guinness and Leo McKern – (U.K.)
  • François Truffaut: Stolen Portraits (François Truffaut: Portraits volés) – documentary – (France)
  • Free Willy* – directed by Simon Wincer, starring Jason James Richter, Michael Madsen, Michael Ironside, Lori Petty
  • The Fugitive, directed by Andrew Davis, starring Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones, Joe Pantoliano, Jeroen Krabbé, Sela Ward, Julianne Moore
  • Gardish, starring Jackie Shroff and Amrish Puri – (India)
  • Gentleman, starring Arjun and Madhoo – (India)
  • Germinal, directed by Claude Berri, starring Renaud, Gérard Depardieu and Miou-Miou – (France)
  • Geronimo: An American Legend, starring Wes Studi, Gene Hackman, Robert Duvall, Jason Patric, Matt Damon, Kevin Tighe
  • Gettysburg, starring Tom Berenger, Jeff Daniels, Martin Sheen
  • Ghost in the Machine, starring Karen Allen
  • Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla II (Gojira tai Mekagojira) – (Japan)
  • Golden Balls, (Huevos de oro), starring Javier Bardem – (Spain)
  • The Good Son, starring Macaulay Culkin and Elijah Wood
  • The Great Pumpkin (Il grande cocomero) – (Italy)
  • Gross Misconduct, starring Naomi Watts and Jimmy Smits
  • Groundhog Day – directed by Harold Ramis, starring Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell
  • Grumpy Old Men – starring Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Ann-Margaret, Burgess Meredith, Daryl Hannah, Kevin Pollak, Ossie Davis
  • Guelwaar, directed by Ousmane Sembène – (France/Senegal)
  • Guilty as Sin, directed by Sidney Lumet, starring Rebecca De Mornay, Don Johnson, Jack Warden, Stephen Lang
  • Gunsmoke: The Long Ride, directed by Jerry Jameson, starring James Arness, James Brolin, Ali MacGraw, Amy Stoch, Christopher Bradley, Marco Sanchez, Tim Choate, Patrick Dollaghan
  • Hard Target – directed by John Woo, starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, Lance Henriksen, Yancy Butler, Arnold Vosloo, Wilford Brimley
  • Heart and Souls – starring Robert Downey Jr., Charles Grodin, Kyra Sedgwick, Alfre Woodard, Elisabeth Shue, Tom Sizemore, David Paymer
  • Heaven & Earth – directed by Oliver Stone, starring Tommy Lee Jones and Joan Chen – (United States/France)
  • Hercules Returns – (Australia)
  • Hocus Pocus* – directed by Kenny Ortega, starring Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy
  • A Home of Our Own – directed by Tony Bill, starring Kathy Bates and Edward Furlong
  • Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey* – starring the voices of Michael J. Fox, Don Ameche, & Sally Field
  • Hot Shots! Part Deux – directed by Jim Abrahams, starring Charlie Sheen and Lloyd Bridges
  • The Hour of the Pig – starring Colin Firth, Ian Holm, Donald Pleasence – aka The Advocate – U.K./France
  • House of Cards, starring Kathleen Turner and Tommy Lee Jones
  • A House in the Hills, starring Helen Slater and Michael Madsen
  • The House of the Spirits – starring Jeremy Irons, Meryl Streep, Antonio Banderas, Winona Ryder, Glenn Close – (Germany/Denmark/Portugal)
  • I Love a Man in Uniform – (Canada)
  • In Custody (Muhafiz) – directed by Ismail Merchant, starring Shashi Kapoor, Shabana Azmi, Om Puri – (India//U.K.)
  • In the Line of Fire – directed by Wolfgang Petersen, starring Clint Eastwood, John Malkovich, Rene Russo
  • In the Name of the Father – directed by Jim Sheridan, starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Pete Postlethwaite, Emma Thompson – (Ireland/UK/US) – Golden Bear Award
  • Indecent Proposal, directed by Adrian Lyne, starring Robert Redford, Demi Moore, Woody Harrelson, Oliver Platt, Seymour Cassel
  • Indian Summer, directed by Mike Binder, starring Alan Arkin, Matt Craven, Diane Lane, Bill Paxton, Elizabeth Perkins, Kevin Pollak, Julie Warner
  • Iron Monkey (Siu nin Wong Fei Hung ji: Tit Ma Lau), starring Donnie Yen – (Hong Kong)
  • Jack the Bear – starring Danny DeVito
  • Le Jeune Werther (Young Werther) – (France)
  • Josh and S.A.M.
  • Joshua Tree (aka Army of One), starring Dolph Lundgren
  • The Joy Luck Club, directed by Wayne Wang, starring Rosalind Chao, Lauren Tom, France Nuyen
  • Judgment Night, starring Emilio Estevez, Cuba Gooding Jr., Denis Leary, Stephen Dorff, Jeremy Piven
  • Jurassic Park – directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough, Samuel L. Jackson, Wayne Knight
  • Kalifornia, directed by Dominic Sena, starring Brad Pitt, Juliette Lewis, David Duchovny, Michelle Forbes
  • Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance – (Canada)
  • Kaspar Hauser – Verbrechen am Seelenleben eines Menschen – (Germany)
  • Khalnayak (Villain), starring Sanjay Dutt and Jackie Shroff – (India)
  • Kådisbellan (Slingshot) – (Sweden)
  • King of the Hill – directed by Steven Soderbergh, starring Jesse Bradford, Jeroen Krabbé, Elizabeth McGovern, Karen Allen
  • Kung Fu Cult Master – directed by Wong Jing, starring Jet Li, Sammo Hung – Hong Kong
  • Last Action Hero* – directed by John McTiernan, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Austin O’Brien, F. Murray Abraham, Art Carney, Charles Dance, Frank McRea, Tom Noonan, Robert Prosky, Anthony Quinn, Mercedes Ruehl
  • The Legend (Fong Sai-yuk), starring Jet Li – (Hong Kong)
  • Leprechaun, starring Warwick Davis and Jennifer Aniston
  • Libera me – (France)
  • Life with Mikey* – starring Michael J. Fox and Nathan Lane
  • The Little Blonde Death (De kleine blonde dood) – (Netherlands)
  • Loaded Weapon 1 – starring Emilio Estevez and Samuel L. Jackson
  • Lost in Yonkers, starring Richard Dreyfuss, Irene Worth, Mercedes Ruehl, David Strathairn
  • Love and Human Remains, directed by Denys Arcand – (Canada)
  • M. Butterfly – directed by David Cronenberg, starring Jeremy Irons and John Lone
  • Mad Dog and Glory – directed by John McNaughton, starring Robert De Niro, Uma Thurman, Bill Murray, David Caruso, Kathy Baker
  • Madadayo (Not Yet) – directed by Akira Kurosawa – (Japan)
  • Made in America* – starring Whoopi Goldberg, Ted Danson, Nia Long, Jennifer Tilly, Will Smith
  • Malice – directed by Harold Becker, starring Alec Baldwin, Nicole Kidman, Bill Pullman, Anne Bancroft, Peter Gallagher, Bebe Neuwirth, George C. Scott
  • The Man Without a Face, directed by and starring Mel Gibson, with Nick Stahl
  • Manhattan Murder Mystery – directed by and starring Woody Allen, with Diane Keaton, Anjelica Huston, Alan Alda
  • Map of the Human Heart, starring Jason Scott Lee – (Australia/U.K.)
  • Married to It, starring Beau Bridges, Stockard Channing, Robert Sean Leonard, Mary Stuart Masterson, Cybill Shepherd, Ron Silver
  • Matinee – directed by Joe Dante, starring John Goodman
  • Me and the Kid, starring Danny Aiello
  • Menace II Society, starring Tyrin Turner, Larenz Tate and Jada Pinkett
  • The Meteor Man, starring Robert Townsend
  • Money for Nothing – starring John Cusack, Debbie Mazar, Michael Rapaport, Michael Madsen, Benecio Del Toro, James Gandolfini, Fionnula Flanagan, Maury Chakin, Philip Seymour Hoffman
  • Moving (Ohikkoshi) – (Japan)
  • Mr. Jones, directed by Mike Figgis, starring Richard Gere and Lena Olin
  • Mr. Nanny, starring Hulk Hogan and Sherman Hemsley
  • Mr. Wonderful – directed by Anthony Minghella, starring Matt Dillon, Annabella Sciorra, William Hurt, Mary-Louise Parker, Vincent D’Onofrio
  • Mrs. Doubtfire* – directed by Chris Columbus, starring Robin Williams, Sally Field, Pierce Brosnan – Golden Globe Award for Best Picture (Musical or Comedy)
  • Much Ado About Nothing – directed by and starring Kenneth Branagh, with Michael Keaton, Keanu Reeves, Emma Thompson, Denzel Washington, Robert Sean Leonard, Kate Beckinsale, Brian Blessed – (UK/US)
  • The Music of Chance, starring James Spader and Mandy Patinkin
  • My Favorite Season (Ma saison préférée), starring Catherine Deneuve and Daniel Auteuil – (France)
  • My Life, starring Michael Keaton, Nicole Kidman, Bradley Whitford, Michael Constantine, Queen Latifah
  • Naked, directed by Mike Leigh, starring David Thewlis – (U.K.)
  • Naked in New York, starring Eric Stoltz, Mary-Louise Parker, Jill Clayburgh, Ralph Macchio, Kathleen Turner, Tony Curtis
  • Needful Things, starring Ed Harris, Max von Sydow, Bonnie Bedelia, J.T. Walsh, Amanda Plummer
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas – directed by Henry Selick, story by Tim Burton
  • The Night We Never Met, starring Matthew Broderick, Annabella Sciorra, Kevin Anderson, Jeanne Tripplehorn and Justine Bateman
  • Ninja Scroll (Jūbē Ninpūchō) – (Japan)
  • No More Mr. Nice Guy (Wir können auch anders …) – (Germany)
  • Nowhere to Run, starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, Rosanna Arquette, Ted Levine, Kieran Culkin, Joss Ackland
  • Oglinda (The Mirror) – (Romania)
  • Once Upon a Forest, directed by Charles Grosvenor, featuring the voice of Michael Crawford – (UK/US)
  • Once Upon a Time in China III (Wong Fei Hung ji saam: Si wong jaang ba), starring Jet Li and Rosamund Kwan – (Hong Kong)
  • Only The Strong, starring Mark Dacascos
  • Ordinary Magic, starring Ryan Reynolds and Glenne Headly – (Canada)
  • The Pelican Brief – directed by Alan J. Pakula, starring Julia Roberts and Denzel Washington
  • A Perfect World – directed by Clint Eastwood, starring Kevin Costner, Eastwood, Laura Dern, Bradley Whitford
  • Philadelphia – directed by Jonathan Demme, starring Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Antonio Banderas, Joanne Woodward, Mary Steenburgen, Jason Robards
  • The Philadelphia Experiment II
  • The Piano – directed by Jane Campion, starring Holly Hunter, Harvey Keitel, Sam Neill, Anna Paquin – (New Zealand/Australia/France) – Palme d’Or award
  • Poetic Justice – directed by John Singleton, starring Janet Jackson & Tupac Shakur
  • Point of No Return – starring Bridget Fonda, Gabriel Byrne, Dermot Mulroney, Anne Bancroft, Harvey Keitel
  • Posse – directed by and starring Mario Van Peebles, with Stephen Baldwin, Pam Grier
  • The Program, starring James Caan, Halle Berry, Omar Epps, Craig Sheffer, Kristy Swanson
  • Public Access, directed by Bryan Singer
  • The Puppetmaster (Xi meng ren sheng) – (Taiwan)
  • Raining Stones, directed by Ken Loach – (U.K.)
  • The Real McCoy, starring Kim Basinger and Val Kilmer
  • Red Rock West – directed by John Dahl, starring Nicolas Cage, Lara Flynn Boyle, J.T. Walsh, Dennis Hopper
  • The Red Squirrel (La ardilla roja) – (Spain)
  • The Remains of the Day – directed by James Ivory, starring Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson, James Fox, Hugh Grant, Christopher Reeve – (UK/US)
  • Return of the Living Dead 3
  • Rich in Love, starring Albert Finney, Kathryn Erbe, Kyle MacLachlan, Suzy Amis, Jill Clayburgh
  • Rising Sun – directed by Philip Kaufman, starring Sean Connery, Wesley Snipes, Harvey Keitel, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Kevin Anderson, Mako, Tia Carrere, Ray Wise, Stan Shaw, Steve Buscemi
  • RoboCop 3 – directed by Fred Dekker, starring Robert John Burke, Nancy Allen, Rip Torn, Mako
  • Robin Hood: Men in Tights* – directed by Mel Brooks, starring Cary Elwes, Dave Chappelle, Amy Yasbeck, Roger Rees, Richard Lewis
  • Romeo Is Bleeding, directed by Peter Medak, starring Gary Oldman, Lena Olin, Annabella Sciorra, Juliette Lewis, Roy Scheider
  • Rookie of the Year – directed by Daniel Stern, starring Thomas Ian Nicholas, Gary Busey, Albert Hall, John Candy (uncredited)
  • Roosters, starring Edward James Olmos and Sônia Braga
  • Ruby Cairo, starring Andie MacDowell and Liam Neeson
  • Ruby in Paradise, starring Ashley Judd
  • Rudy, directed by David Anspaugh, starring Sean Astin, Ned Beatty, Charles S. Dutton, Jason Miller, Jon Favreau
  • The Saint of Fort Washington, starring Matt Dillon and Danny Glover
  • Samba Traoré, directed by Idrissa Ouedraogo – (Burkina Faso)
  • The Sandlot* – directed by David M. Evans
  • Sankofa – (Burkina Faso)
  • Say a Little Prayer – (Australia)
  • The Scent of Green Papaya (Mùi đu đủ xanh) or (L’Odeur de la papaye verte) – (Vietnam/France)
  • Schindler’s List – directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley, Ralph Fiennes – Academy and Golden Globe (drama) Awards for Best Picture
  • Searching For Bobby Fischer, directed by Steven Zaillian, starring Joe Mantegna, Joan Allen, Ben Kingsley, Laurence Fishburne
  • The Secret Garden* – starring Maggie Smith – (U.K.)
  • The Sex of the Stars (Le Sexe des étoiles) – (Canada)
  • Shadowlands, directed by Richard Attenborough, starring Anthony Hopkins and Debra Winger – (U.K.)
  • Short Cuts – directed by Robert Altman, starring Tim Robbins, Andie MacDowell, Fred Ward, Bruce Davison, Robert Downey Jr., Julianne Moore, Madeleine Stowe, Chris Penn, Lori Singer, Jack Lemmon, Lily Tomlin, Tom Waits
  • Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit* – directed by Bill Duke, starring Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Smith, Kathy Najimy, Wendy Makkena,Mary Wickes, James Coburn, Bernard Hughes, Michael Jeter
  • Six Degrees of Separation, directed by Fred Schepisi, starring Stockard Channing, Will Smith, Donald Sutherland
  • Slaughter of the Innocents, starring Scott Glenn
  • Sleepless in Seattle – directed by Nora Ephron, starring Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Bill Pullman, Rosie O’Donnell, Rita Wilson, Rob Reiner
  • Sliver, directed by Phillip Noyce, starring Sharon Stone, William Baldwin, Tom Berenger
  • Smoking/No Smoking, directed by Alain Resnais – (France)
  • The Snapper – directed by Stephen Frears, starring Colm Meaney and Brendan Gleeson – (Ireland)
  • Sniper, starring Tom Berenger and Billy Zane
  • So I Married an Axe Murderer, starring Mike Myers, Nancy Travis, Amanda Plummer
  • Sommersby, directed by Jon Amiel, starring Richard Gere, Jodie Foster and Bill Pullman
  • Son in Law* – starring Pauly Shore, Carla Gugino, Lane Smith, Cindy Pickett, Tiffani Thiessen, Patrick Renna, Dan Gauthier and Dennis Burkley
  • Son of the Pink Panther, directed by Blake Edwards, starring Roberto Benigni
  • Sonatine – directed by and starring Takeshi Kitano – (Japan)
  • Seopyeonje – (South Korea)
  • Speak Up! It’s So Dark (Tala! Det är så mörkt) – (Sweden)
  • Stalingrad – (Germany)
  • Strawberry and Chocolate (Fresa y chocolate) – (Cuba/Mexico/Spain)
  • Striking Distance, starring Bruce Willis, Sarah Jessica Parker, John Mahoney, Robert Pastorelli, Dennis Farina
  • Sunset Grill, starring Peter Weller and Lori Singer
  • Super Mario Bros. – directed by Rocky Morton & Annabel Jankel, starring Bob Hoskins, John Leguizamo, Dennis Hopper, Samantha Mathis
  • Swing Kids, starring Christian Bale and Robert Sean Leonard
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III*
  • The Temp, starring Timothy Hutton, Lara Flynn Boyle, Faye Dunaway
  • The Thing Called Love, starring River Phoenix and Samantha Mathis
  • Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould – (Canada)
  • This Boy’s Life – directed by Michael Caton-Jones, starring Robert De Niro, Ellen Barkin, Leonardo DiCaprio
  • The Three Best Things in Life (De Drie Beste Dingen in het Leven) – (Netherlands)
  • Three Colors: Blue (Trzy kolory. Niebieski) – 1st of the Krzysztof Kieślowski trilogy, starring Juliette Binoche – (Poland/France/Switzerland) – Golden Lion award
  • The Three Musketeers* – directed by Stephen Herek, starring Charlie Sheen, Kiefer Sutherland, Chris O’Donnell, Oliver Platt, Rebecca De Mornay, Tim Curry, Michael Wincott, Gabriel Anwar, Julie Delpy – (UK/US/Austria)
  • Three of Hearts, starring William Baldwin, Kelly Lynch, Sherilyn Fenn
  • Tirangaa, starring Raaj Kumar – (India)
  • To the Starry Island (Geu seom-e gago sipta) – (South Korea)
  • To Want to Fly (Volare volare) – (Italy)
  • Tom and Jerry: The Movie, directed by Phil Roman, starring Richard Kind, Dana Hill, Anndi McAfee, Charlotte Rae, Tony Jay, Ed Gilbert, David Lander, Henry Gibson, Rip Taylor
  • Tombstone – directed by George P. Cosmatos, starring Kurt Russell, Val Kilmer, Sam Elliott, Bill Paxton, Dana Delany, Michael Biehn, Powers Boothe, Billy Zane
  • Trauma, directed by Dario Argento, starring Asia Argento, Piper Laurie, Brad Dourif
  • True Romance – directed by Tony Scott, written by Quentin Tarantino, starring Christian Slater, Patricia Arquette, James Gandolfini, Dennis Hopper, Christopher Walken, Gary Oldman, Michael Rapaport, Bronson Pinchot, Brad Pitt, Samuel L. Jackson
  • Twenty Bucks – starring Brendan Fraser, Steve Buscemi, Elisabeth Shue, Linda Hunt
  • Two Cops (Tukabseu) – (South Korea)
  • Two Small Bodies, starring Fred Ward and Suzy Amis
  • Undercover Blues, starring Kathleen Turner and Dennis Quaid
  • Untamed Heart, directed by Tony Bill, starring Christian Slater, Marisa Tomei, Rosie Perez
  • The Untold Story (Bat sin fan dim ji yan yuk cha siu bau) – (Hong Kong)
  • The Vanishing – starring Jeff Bridges, Kiefer Sutherland, Nancy Travis
  • Les Visiteurs (The Visitors), starring Christian Clavier and Jean Reno – (France)
  • A Wall of Silence (Un Muro de Silencio), starring Vanessa Redgrave – (Argentina)
  • The War Room, directed by Chris Hegedus and D.A. Pennebaker
  • Watch It, starring Peter Gallagher and Suzy Amis
  • Wayne’s World 2 – directed by Stephen Surjik, starring Mike Myers, Dana Carvey, Christopher Walken, Tia Carrere, Kim Basinger
  • The Wedding Banquet, directed by Ang Lee – (Taiwan/United States) – Golden Bear and Golden Space Needle awards
  • The Wedding Gift (aka Wide-Eyed and Legless), directed by Richard Loncraine, starring Julie Walters and Jim Broadbent – (U.K.)
  • We’re Back! A Dinosaur’s Story – directed by Ralph Zondag, Phil Nibbelink, Simon Wells, starring the voices of John Goodman, Rhea Perlman, Jay Leno, Charles Fleischer, Walter Cronkite, Julia Child, Kenneth Mars, Yeardley Smith and Martin Short
  • What’s Eating Gilbert Grape – directed by Lasse Hallström, starring Johnny Depp, Juliette Lewis, Leonardo DiCaprio, Mary Steenburgen, John C. Reilly, & Crispin Glover
  • What’s Love Got to Do With It, directed by Brian Gibson, starring Angela Bassett and Laurence Fishburne – Nominated for 2 Oscars, won the American Choreography Award
  • Where’s God When I’m S-Scared?
  • When A Stranger Calls Back – starring Carol Kane, Charles Durning, Jill Schoelen – TV movie
  • White Wolves: A Cry in the Wild II
  • Who’s the Man?, starring Doctor Dré and Ed Lover
  • Wide Sargasso Sea, starring Rachel Ward, Karina Lombard, Nathaniel Parker
  • Wilder Napalm – starring Dennis Quaid, Debra Winger, Arliss Howard, Jim Varney
  • Woman of Desire, starring Bo Derek
  • The Women from the Lake of Scented Souls (Xian hun nu) – (China) – Golden Bear award
  • Wrestling Ernest Hemingway, directed by Randa Haines, starring Robert Duvall, Richard Harris, Shirley MacLaine, Sandra Bullock
  • The Wrong Man, directed by Jim McBride, starring Rosanna Arquette, Kevin Anderson, John Lithgow
  • The Wrong Trousers, a Wallace and Gromit short – (U.K.)
  • The Young Americans – starring Harvey Keitel – (U.K.)
  • Younger and Younger, starring Donald Sutherland and Brendan Fraser