1994

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)

  • 1942: A Love Story, starring Anil Kapoor and Jackie Shroff – (India)
  • 71 Fragments of a Chronology of Chance (71 Fragmente einer Chronologie des Zufalls), directed by Michael Haneke – (Austria)
  • 8 Seconds, starring Luke Perry, Stephen Baldwin, Cynthia Gibb
  • Above the Rim, starring Duane Martin and Tupac Shakur
  • Accumulator 1 (Akumulator 1) – (Czech Republic)
  • The Accused Uncle Shangang (Bei gao Shangang ye) – (China)
  • Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, directed by Tom Shadyac, starring Jim Carrey, Courteney Cox, Sean Young
  • The Act in Question (El Acto en cuestión) – (Argentina)
  • The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert – directed by Stephen Elliott, starring Terence Stamp, Hugo Weaving, Guy Pearce, Bill Hunter – Australia
  • Africa: The Serengeti
  • The Air Up There, starring Kevin Bacon
  • Airheads – starring Brendan Fraser, Steve Buscemi, Adam Sandler
  • Amaidhi Padai, starring Satyaraj – (India)(logan)1994 aMSM
  • Amateur, starring Isabelle Huppert – (UK/US/France)
  • Andaz Apna Apn -.directed by Rajkumar Santoshi, starring Aamir Khan, Salman Khan – India
  • Andre* – starring Keith Carradine
  • Angel Dust (Enjeru dasuto), directed by Sogo Ishii – (Japan)
  • Angels in the Outfield, directed by William Dear, starring Danny Glover, Tony Danza, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Christopher Lloyd
  • A.P.E.X.
  • Ashes of Time – directed by Wong Kar-wai, starring Leslie Cheung, Maggie Cheung, Tony Leung – Hong Kong
  • Assia and the Hen with the Golden Eggs (Kurochka Ryaba), directed by Andrei Konchalovsky – (Russia)
  • Bab El-Oued City – (Algeria)
  • Baby’s Day Out* – directed by Patrick Read Johnson, written by John Hughes, starring Joe Mantegna, Lara Flynn Boyle, Joe Pantoliano
  • Backbeat – starring Stephen Dorff – UK/Germany
  • Bad Girls, starring Madeleine Stowe, Mary Stuart Masterson, Andie MacDowell, Drew Barrymore
  • Bandit Queen, directed by Shekhar Kapur – (India)
  • Barcelona – directed by Whit Stillman, starring Taylor Nichols, Chris Eigeman, & Mira Sorvino
  • Barnabo of the Mountains (Barnabo delle montagne) – (Italy)
  • Before the Rain – Macedonia
  • Beverly Hills Cop III – directed by John Landis, starring Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, Héctor Elizondo, Alan Young
  • Der bewegte Mann (Maybe, Maybe Not) – (Germany)
  • Black Beauty, starring Alan Cumming and Sean Bean – (UK/US)
  • Blank Check* – directed by Rupert Wainwright, starring Brian Bonsall, Karen Duffy, and Miguel Ferrer
  • Blankman, starring Damon Wayans and David Alan Grier
  • Blink, directed by Michael Apted, starring Madeleine Stowe and Aidan Quinn
  • Blown Away – directed by Stephen Hopkins, starring Jeff Bridges, Tommy Lee Jones, Forest Whitaker, Suzy Amis, Lloyd Bridges
  • Blue Chips, directed by William Friedkin, starring Nick Nolte, Mary McDonnell, J.T. Walsh, Ed O’Neill, Shaquille O’Neal
  • Blue Sky – directed by Tony Richardson, starring Jessica Lange, Tommy Lee Jones, Powers Boothe
  • Body Without Soul (Tělo bez duše) – (Czech Republic)
  • Brainscan, starring Edward Furlong
  • The Broken Journey (Uttoran), directed by Sandip Ray – (India)
  • The Browning Version, directed by Mike Figgis, starring Albert Finney and Greta Scacchi – (U.K.)
  • Bullets over Broadway – directed by Woody Allen, starring John Cusack, Dianne Wiest, Jennifer Tilly, Chazz Palminteri
  • Burnt by the Sun – Russia/France
  • A Caixa (The Box) – (Portugal)
  • Camilla, starring Jessica Tandy and Bridget Fonda
  • Camp Nowhere* – starring Christopher Lloyd and Jonathan Jackson
  • Captives, starring Tim Roth – (U.K.)
  • C’est la vie, mon chéri (Xīn bùliǎo qíng) – (Hong Kong)
  • The Chase, starring Charlie Sheen and Kristy Swanson
  • Chasers, starring Tom Berenger, William McNamara, Erika Eleniak
  • China Moon, starring Ed Harris and Madeleine Stowe
  • A Chinese Odyssey – Hong Kong
  • Chungking Express – directed by Wong Kar-wai, starring Tony Leung – Hong Kong
  • City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly’s Gold – starring Billy Crystal, Daniel Stern, Jon Lovitz, Jack Palance
  • Clean, Shaven
  • Clean Slate, starring Dana Carvey and Valeria Golino
  • Clear and Present Danger, starring Harrison Ford, Willem Dafoe, Harris Yulin, Anne Archer, James Earl Jones, Joaquim de Almeida
  • Clerks – directed by Kevin Smith
  • The Client – directed by Joel Schumacher, starring Susan Sarandon, Tommy Lee Jones, Brad Renfro, William H. Macy
  • Clifford, starring Martin Short, Charles Grodin, Mary Steenburgen, Dabney Coleman
  • Cobb – directed by Ron Shelton, starring Tommy Lee Jones & Robert Wuhl
  • Color of Night – directed by Richard Rush, starring Bruce Willis, Jane March, Rubén Blades, Lesley Ann Warren, Scott Bakula, Brad Dourif
  • Colonel Chabert, starring Gérard Depardieu and Fanny Ardant – (France)
  • The Confessional – (Canada/France/U.K.)
  • A Confucian Confusion (Duli Shidai) – (Taiwan)
  • Cops & Robbersons – starring Chevy Chase & Jack Palance
  • Corrina, Corrina, starring Whoopi Goldberg, Ray Liotta, Tina Majorino
  • Country Life, starring Sam Neill and Greta Scacchi – (Australia)
  • The Cowboy Way, starring Woody Harrelson, Kiefer Sutherland, Dylan McDermott, Marg Helgenberger
  • Crackerjack, starring Nastassja Kinski, Thomas Ian Griffith, Christopher Plummer
  • Criminal, directed by Mahesh Bhatt – (India/India)
  • Crooklyn – directed by Spike Lee, starring Alfre Woodard, Delroy Lindo, Isaiah Washington
  • The Crow – directed by Alex Proyas, starring Brandon Lee, Ernie Hudson, Michael Wincott, Bai Ling, Sofia Shinas, Michael Massee, & Jon Polito
  • Crumb – directed by Terry Zwigoff – documentary
  • D2: The Mighty Ducks, directed by Sam Weisman, starring Emilio Estevez, Joshua Jackson, Kathryn Erbe
  • Dance Me Outside – (Canada)
  • Deadly Advice, starring Jane Horrocks, Imelda Staunton, Jonathan Pryce – (U.K.)
  • Deadly Target
  • Dear Goddamned Friends – directed by Mario Monicelli – Italy
  • Death and the Maiden, directed by Roman Polanski, starring Sigourney Weaver and Ben Kingsley – (US/UK/France)
  • Death Wish V: The Face of Death, starring Charles Bronson, Lesley-Anne Down, Michael Parks
  • Dias contados (Running Out of Time), directed by Imanol Uribe – (Spain)
  • Disclosure, directed by Barry Levinson, starring Michael Douglas, Demi Moore, Donald Sutherland, Rosemary Forsyth, Dennis Miller
  • Double Happiness – starring Sandra Oh – Canada
  • Dream Lover, starring James Spader and Mädchen Amick
  • Drohkaal (Times of Betrayal), starring Om Puri and Naseeruddin Shah – (India)
  • Drop Zone, starring Wesley Snipes and Gary Busey
  • Drunken Master II – starring Jackie Chan – Hong Kong
  • Du Pappa (Daddy Blue) – (Norway)
  • Dumb and Dumber, directed by the Farrelly brothers, starring Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Lauren Holly
  • Eat Drink Man Woman – directed by Ang Lee – Taiwan
  • Ed Wood – directed by Tim Burton, starring Johnny Depp, Martin Landau, Sarah Jessica Parker, Patricia Arquette, Lisa Marie, Bill Murray
  • Eden Valley –UK
  • L’Enfer (Hell), directed by Claude Chabrol, starring Emmanuelle Béart and François Cluzet – (France)
  • Ermo, directed by Zhou Xiaowen – (Hong Kong/China)
  • Even Cowgirls Get the Blues – directed by Gus Van Sant, starring Uma Thurman, Lorraine Bracco, Angie Dickinson, Pat Morita, Keanu Reeves, John Hurt
  • Everynight … Everynight – (Australia)
  • Exit to Eden – directed by Garry Marshall, starring Dana Delany, Paul Mercurio, Rosie O’Donnell, Dan Aykroyd
  • Exotica, directed by Atom Egoyan, starring Mia Kirshner, Elias Koteas, Bruce Greenwood – (Canada)
  • Farinelli Il Castrato – Italy/Belgium/France
  • Faust – directed by Jan Švankmajer – Czech Republic
  • Fast Getaway II – starring Corey Haim, Cynthia Rothrock, Leo Rossi – straight to video
  • The Favor, starring Harley Jane Kozak, Elizabeth McGovern, Bill Pullman, Ken Wahl, Brad Pitt
  • Felidae – (Germany)
  • Fist of Legend – starring Jet Li – Hong Kong
  • The Flintstones* – directed by Brian Levant, starring John Goodman, Elizabeth Perkins, Rick Moranis, Rosie O’Donnell, Kyle MacLachlan, Halle Berry, Elizabeth Taylor
  • Forrest Gump – directed by Robert Zemeckis, starring Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Mykelti Williamson, Sally Field
  • Four Weddings and a Funeral – directed by Mike Newell, starring Hugh Grant and Andie MacDowell – UK
  • The Fox with Nine Tails (Gumiho) – (South Korea)
  • Fresh, starring Sean Nelson, Giancarlo Esposito
  • From Beijing With Love (Guóchǎn Líng Líng Qī) – (Hong Kong)
  • F.T.W., starring Mickey Rourke and Lori Singer
  • Gary Larson’s Tales From the Far Side – short
  • The Getaway – starring Alec Baldwin, Kim Basinger, Michael Madsen, Jennifer Tilly, Philip Seymour Hoffman, James Woods
  • Getting Even with Dad* – starring Macaulay Culkin, Ted Danson, Glenne Headly
  • God Wants Me to Forgive Them!?!
  • Godzilla vs. SpaceGodzilla – Japan
  • Golden Gate – directed by John Madden, starring Matt Dillon, Joan Chen, Bruno Kirby, Teri Polo
  • A Good Man in Africa – starring Sean Connery – South Africa/United States
  • The Good Old Daze (Le péril jeune), directed by Cédric Klapisch – (France)
  • The Great Conqueror’s Concubine (Xi chu bawang) – (Hong Kong)
  • Greedy, starring Michael J. Fox, Kirk Douglas, Nancy Travis, Ed Begley Jr., Bob Balaban, Olivia d’Abo
  • Guarding Tess – starring Shirley MacLaine, Nicolas Cage, Richard Griffiths, Austin Pendleton, Edward Albert
  • Gunsmoke: One Man’s Justice, starring James Arness, Bruce Boxleitner, Amy Stoch, Alan Scarfe, Christopher Bradley, Hallie Foote, Don Collier
  • Hated: GG Allin and the Murder Junkies
  • He’s a Woman, She’s a Man (Gam chi yuk yip), starring Leslie Cheung and Anita Yuen – (Hong Kong)
  • The Heart’s Cry (Le Cri du coeur) – (Burkina Faso/France)
  • Heavenly Creatures – directed by Peter Jackson, starring Melanie Lynskey & Kate Winslet – New Zealand
  • Hello Cinema (Salaam Cinema) – (Iran)
  • Highlander III: The Sorcerer – starring Christopher Lambert, Mario Van Peebles, Deborah Unger, & Mako – Canada/France/UK
  • Hoop Dreams – documentary
  • The Hudsucker Proxy, directed by Joel & Ethan Coen, co-written with Sam Raimi, starring Tim Robbins, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Paul Newman, Bill Cobbs, Bruce Campbell, John Mahoney, Charles Durning, Steve Buscemi, Jon Polito, John Goodman (voice)
  • Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! (Who am I to You..!) – (India)
  • I Can’t Sleep (J’ai pas sommeil) – (France)
  • I Have a Date with Spring (Wo he chun tian you ge yue hui) – (Hong Kong)
  • I Love Trouble, starring Julia Roberts and Nick Nolte
  • I.Q. – directed by Fred Schepisi, starring Tim Robbins, Meg Ryan, Walter Matthau, Stephen Fry
  • I’ll Do Anything, directed by James L. Brooks, starring Nick Nolte, Albert Brooks, Julie Kavner, Joely Richardson, Tracey Ullman
  • Illegal In Blue
  • Imaginary Crimes – starring Harvey Keitel & Fairuza Balk
  • Immortal Beloved – starring Gary Oldman & Jeroen Krabbé – UK/US
  • In the Heat of the Sun (Yángguāng cànlàn de rìzi) – (China)
  • The Inkwell, starring Larenz Tate and Joe Morton
  • Intersection, starring Richard Gere, Sharon Stone, Lolita Davidovich
  • Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles – directed by Neil Jordan, starring Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, Kirsten Dunst, Antonio Banderas, Christian Slater
  • Iron Will – starring Mackenzie Astin & Kevin Spacey
  • It Could Happen To You – starring Nicolas Cage, Bridget Fonda, Rosie Perez
  • Jason’s Lyric, starring Jada Pinkett Smith
  • Jimmy Hollywood – directed by Barry Levinson, starring Joe Pesci & Christian Slater
  • Joan the Maiden – directed by Jacques Rivette, starring Sandrine Bonnaire – France
  • Johnnie Waterman (Jańcio Wodnik) – (Poland)
  • The Jungle Book* – directed by Stephen Sommers, starring Jason Scott Lee, Cary Elwes, Lena Headey, Sam Neill, John Cleese, Jason Flemyng
  • Junior – directed by Ivan Reitman, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Danny DeVito, Emma Thompson
  • Killing Zoe – directed by Roger Avary, starring Julie Delpy & Eric Stoltz
  • Krantiveer, starring Nana Patekar and Dimple Kapadia – (India)
  • Ladybird, Ladybird, directed by Ken Loach – (U.K.)
  • Lamerica – (Italy)
  • The Land Before Time II: The Great Valley Adventure – straight to video
  • Lassie, starring Helen Slater
  • The Last Seduction, directed by John Dahl, starring Linda Fiorentino, Peter Berg, Bill Pullman
  • The Last Supper, directed by Cynthia Roberts – (Canada)
  • Legends of the Fall, directed by Edward Zwick, starring Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Julia Ormond, Henry Thomas, Aidan Quinn
  • Léon: The Professional – directed by Luc Besson, starring Jean Reno, Gary Oldman, Natalie Portman, Danny Aiello – France
  • Lightning Jack, starring Paul Hogan – (United States/Australia)
  • The Lion King* – directed by Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff, voices of Matthew Broderick, Jeremy Irons, James Earl Jones
  • Lisbon Story, directed by Wim Wenders – (Germany/Portugal/Spain)
  • Little Big League, starring Dennis Farina, Timothy Busfield, Luke Edwards, Jason Robards
  • Little Buddha – directed by Bernardo Bertolucci, starring Keanu Reeves, Chris Isaak, Bridget Fonda
  • Little Giants* – starring Rick Moranis and Ed O’Neill
  • Little Odessa, starring Tim Roth and Edward Furlong
  • The Little Rascals* – directed by Penelope Spheeris
  • Little Women* – starring Winona Ryder, Susan Sarandon, Claire Danes, Kirsten Dunst
  • Love Affair – starring Warren Beatty, Annette Bening, Pierce Brosnan, Garry Shandling, Katharine Hepburn, Harold Ramis
  • Love and a .45, starring Gil Bellows and Renée Zellweger
  • Love on Delivery (Poh waai ji wong), starring Stephen Chow – (Hong Kong)
  • A Low Down Dirty Shame, starring Keenen Ivory Wayans
  • Madagascar – (Cuba)
  • The Madness of King George, directed by Nicholas Hytner, starring Nigel Hawthorne and Helen Mirren – (U.K.)
  • Major League II, directed by David S. Ward, starring Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, Corbin Bernsen, Dennis Haysbert, Omar Epps
  • A Man of No Importance, starring Albert Finney – (Ireland/U.K.)
  • Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein – directed by and starring Kenneth Branagh, with Robert De Niro, Tom Hulce, Helena Bonham Carter, Ian Holm, John Cleese, Aidan Quinn.
  • The Mask* – directed by Chuck Russell, starring Jim Carrey & Cameron Diaz
  • The Master and Margarita (Мастер и Маргарита) – (Russia)
  • Maverick – directed by Richard Donner, starring Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster, James Garner, Alfred Molina, James Coburn
  • Men of War, starring Dolph Lundgren
  • Midnight Man
  • Milk Money, starring Melanie Griffith and Ed Harris
  • A Million to Juan, starring Polly Draper and Paul Rodriguez
  • Miracle on 34th Street – directed by Les Mayfield, written by John Hughes, starring Richard Attenborough, Elizabeth Perkins, Dylan McDermott, Mara Wilson
  • Mixed Nuts – directed by Nora Ephron, starring Steve Martin, Rita Wilson, Madeline Kahn, Adam Sandler, Anthony LaPaglia, Juliette Lewis
  • The Monster – directed by and starring Roberto Benigni – Italy
  • Mother’s Boys, starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Peter Gallagher, Joanne Whalley
  • Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle – starring Jennifer Jason Leigh, Matthew Broderick, Campbell Scott, Rebecca Miller
  • Muriel’s Wedding – starring Toni Collette – Australia/France
  • My Girl 2 – starring Anna Chlumsky, Dan Aykroyd, Jamie Lee Curtis, Austin O’Brien
  • Naked Gun 33 1⁄3: The Final Insult – directed by Peter Segal, starring Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, George Kennedy, Fred Ward, O.J. Simpson, Anna Nicole Smith
  • Natural Born Killers – directed by Oliver Stone, starring Woody Harrelson, Juliette Lewis, Robert Downey Jr., Tom Sizemore, Tommy Lee Jones, Rodney Dangerfield
  • Nell, directed by Michael Apted, starring Jodie Foster, Liam Neeson, Natasha Richardson
  • The NeverEnding Story III – with Jack Black – straight to video
  • The Next Karate Kid* – starring Hilary Swank & Pat Morita
  • Nightwatch (Nattevagten) – (Denmark)
  • No Dessert, Dad, till You Mow the Lawn, starring Robert Hays
  • No Escape, starring Ray Liotta
  • Nobody’s Fool – directed by Robert Benton, starring Paul Newman, Bruce Willis, Melanie Griffith, Dylan Walsh, Jessica Tandy
  • North – directed by Rob Reiner, starring Elijah Wood, Jon Lovitz, Jason Alexander, Alan Arkin, Dan Aykroyd, Kathy Bates, Faith Ford, Graham Greene, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Reba McEntire, John Ritter, Abe Vigoda, & Bruce Willis
  • Oleanna – directed by David Mamet, starring William H. Macy & Debra Eisenstadt
  • On Deadly Ground – directed by and starring Steven Seagal, with Michael Caine, Joan Chen
  • Once Were Warriors, directed by Lee Tamahori – (New Zealand)
  • Only You – directed by Norman Jewison, starring Marisa Tomei, Robert Downey Jr., Bonnie Hunt
  • Orochi, the Eight-Headed Dragon (Yamato Takeru) – (Japan)
  • PCU, starring Jeremy Piven, Jon Favreau, David Spade
  • The Pagemaster* – directed by Joe Johnston (live action), starring Macaulay Culkin, Christopher Lloyd, Ed Begley Jr., Mel Harris, with the voices of Whoopi Goldberg, Patrick Stewart, Leonard Nimoy, Frank Welker
  • The Paper – directed by Ron Howard, starring Michael Keaton, Glenn Close, Randy Quaid, Marisa Tomei, Robert Duvall
  • The Patriots (Les Patriotes) – (France)
  • Phantasm III: Lord of the Dead – directed by Don Coscarelli
  • Pontiac Moon, starring Ted Danson and Mary Steenburgen
  • Police Academy: Mission to Moscow
  • The Postman (Il Postino), directed by Michael Radford – starring Philippe Noiret – Italy
  • Prêt-à-Porter (aka Ready to Wear) – directed by Robert Altman, starring Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, Tim Robbins, Julia Roberts, Forest Whitaker
  • Priest, starring Linus Roache and Tom Wilkinson – (U.K.)
  • Princess Caraboo – starring Phoebe Cates, Jim Broadbent, Wendy Hughes, Kevin Kline, John Lithgow, Stephen Rea – UK/US
  • Pulp Fiction** – directed by Quentin Tarantino, starring John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, Uma Thurman, Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth, Amanda Plummer, Maria de Medeiros, Ving Rhames, Eric Stoltz, Rosanna Arquette, Christopher Walken, Bruce Willis
  • The Puppet Masters, starring Donald Sutherland
  • A Pure Formality (Una Pura Formalità), starring Gérard Depardieu and Roman Polanski – (Italy)
  • Queen Margot (La Reine Margot), starring Isabelle Adjani and Daniel Auteuil – (France)
  • The Queen of the Night (La reina de la noche) – (Mexico)
  • Quiz Show – directed by Robert Redford, starring John Turturro, Rob Morrow, Ralph Fiennes, Paul Scofield, David Paymer, Hank Azaria, Christopher McDonald
  • Radio Inside, starring William McNamara and Elisabeth Shue
  • Radioland Murders – directed by Mel Smith, story by George Lucas, starring Mary Stuart Masterson & Brian Benben
  • Rapa-Nui, starring Jason Scott Lee and Esai Morales
  • Reality Bites, directed by and starring Ben Stiller, with Winona Ryder, Ethan Hawke, Janeane Garofalo, Steve Zahn
  • Red Firecracker, Green Firecracker (Pao da shuang deng) – (China)
  • Red Rose White Rose – starring Joan Chen – Hong Kong
  • The Ref, directed by Ted Demme, starring Denis Leary, Judy Davis, Kevin Spacey
  • Renaissance Man, directed by Penny Marshall, starring Danny DeVito, Gregory Hines, Lillo Brancato Jr., Mark Wahlberg
  • The Return of Jafar – straight to video
  • The Return of Tommy Tricker
  • Rice People (Neak sri) (Cambodia)
  • Richie Rich, starring Macaulay Culkin
  • The River Wild – directed by Curtis Hanson, starring Meryl Streep, Kevin Bacon, David Strathairn, John C. Reilly
  • The Road to Wellville, directed by Alan Parker, starring Anthony Hopkins, Matthew Broderick, John Cusack, Lara Flynn Boyle, Bridget Fonda, Dana Carvey
  • S.F.W., starring Stephen Dorff and Reese Witherspoon
  • Safe Passage, starring Susan Sarandon and Nick Stahl
  • Sailor Moon S: The Movie – (Japan)
  • Sátántangó, directed by Béla Tarr
  • The Santa Clause* – directed by John Pasquin, starring Tim Allen
  • The Scout, directed by Michael Ritchie, starring Albert Brooks, Brendan Fraser, Dianne Wiest
  • The Search for One-eye Jimmy – starring Sam Rockwell, John Turturro, Steve Buscemi, Samuel L. Jackson, Jennifer Beals
  • Second Best – directed by Chris Menges, starring William Hurt, John Hurt, Jane Horrocks – UK
  • The Secret of Roan Inish – directed by John Sayles – United States/Ireland
  • La Séparation, starring Isabelle Huppert, Daniel Auteuil – (France)
  • Serial Mom – directed by John Waters, starring Kathleen Turner, Sam Waterston, Ricki Lake, Matthew Lillard
  • The Shadow, starring Alec Baldwin, John Lone, Penelope Ann Miller
  • Shallow Grave – directed by Danny Boyle, starring Christopher Eccleston & Ewan McGregor – UK
  • The Shawshank Redemption** – directed by Frank Darabont, starring Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, Clancy Brown, James Whitmore
  • Sh’Chur – (Israel)
  • The Silences of the Palace (Samt el qusur) – (Tunisia)
  • Silent Fall, starring Richard Dreyfuss, Liv Tyler, Linda Hamilton, John Lithgow, J.T. Walsh
  • A Simple Twist of Fate – starring Steve Martin, Gabriel Byrne, Laura Linney, Catherine O’Hara
  • Sioux City, starring Lou Diamond Phillips
  • Sirens – starring Hugh Grant, Tara Fitzgerald, Elle Macpherson, Portia de Rossi – Australia/U.K.
  • Sleep with Me, starring Meg Tilly, Craig Sheffer, Eric Stoltz
  • Some Folks Call it a Sling Blade – written by and starring Billy Bob Thornton, with J.T. Walsh & Molly Ringwald – short
  • A Soul Haunted by Painting (Hua hun), starring Gong Li – (China)
  • The Specialist, starring Sylvester Stallone, Sharon Stone, James Woods, Eric Roberts, Rod Steiger
  • Speechless, starring Michael Keaton, Geena Davis, Christopher Reeve
  • Speed – directed by Jan de Bont, starring Keanu Reeves, Dennis Hopper, Jeff Daniels, Sandra Bullock
  • Squanto: A Warrior’s Tale
  • Star Trek Generations* – starring Patrick Stewart, William Shatner, Malcolm McDowell, Alan Ruck, Whoopi Goldberg
  • Stargate – starring Kurt Russell & James Spader
  • Street Fighter* – starring Jean-Claude Van Damme & Raul Julia
  • Sugar Hill, starring Wesley Snipes
  • The Sum of Us, starring Russell Crowe and Jack Thompson – (Australia)
  • Surviving the Game – starring Ice-T, Rutger Hauer, Charles S. Dutton, F. Murray Abraham, Gary Busey
  • The Swan Princess – directed by Richard Rich, starring the voices of Michelle Nicastro, Howard McGillin, Jack Palance, John Cleese, Steven Wright, Sandy Duncan, & Steve Vinovich
  • Swimming with Sharks, starring Kevin Spacey, Frank Whaley, Michelle Forbes
  • The Taebaek Mountains (Taebaek Sanmaek) – (South Korea)
  • Terminal Velocity, starring Charlie Sheen and Nastassja Kinski
  • Thanks for Every New Morning (Díky za každé nové ráno) – (Czech Republic)
  • Three Colors: White – directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski – starring Julie Delpy – Poland/France/Switzerland
  • Three Colors: Red – directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski – starring Irène Jacob – Poland/France/Switzerland
  • Threesome, starring Lara Flynn Boyle, Stephen Baldwin and Josh Charles
  • Through the Olive Trees (Zire darakhatan zeyton), directed by Abbas Kiarostami – (Iran)
  • Thumbelina, directed by Don Bluth and Gary Goldman
  • Time Chasers
  • Timecop, starring Jean-Claude Van Damme and Mia Sara
  • To Live – directed by Zhang Yimou, starring Gong Li – China
  • Tom & Viv, starring Willem Dafoe and Miranda Richardson – (UK/US)
  • Total Balalaika Show – directed by Aki Kaurismäki – concert film– (Finland)
  • Trapped in Paradise – directed by George Gallo, starring Nicolas Cage, Jon Lovitz, & Dana Carvey
  • Trial by Jury – starring Joanne Whalley, Gabriel Byrne, William Hurt, Kathleen Quinlan, Armand Assante
  • A Troll in Central Park, directed by Don Bluth and Gary Goldman
  • True Lies – directed by James Cameron, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tom Arnold
  • An Unforgettable Summer – starring Kristin Scott Thomas – France/Romania
  • Vanya on 42nd Street – directed by Louis Malle, starring Julianne Moore, Wallace Shawn, Andre Gregory
  • Vive L’Amour (Ai qing wan sui) – (Taiwan) – Golden Lion award
  • The War – starring Elijah Wood & Kevin Costner
  • War of the Buttons, directed by David Puttnam – (Ireland)
  • Wes Craven’s New Nightmare, directed by Wes Craven, starring Robert Englund
  • Whale Music – (Canada)
  • When a Man Loves a Woman – starring Meg Ryan, Andy García, Philip Seymour Hoffman
  • White Fang 2: Myth of the White Wolf
  • White Mile, starring Alan Alda and Peter Gallagher
  • Widows’ Peak – starring Mia Farrow, Natasha Richardson, Joan Plowright – Ireland/U.K.
  • Wild Reeds (Les Roseaux sauvages) – (France)
  • Wing Chun – starring Michelle Yeoh – Hong Kong
  • With Honors – starring Joe Pesci, Brendan Fraser, Moira Kelly, Patrick Dempsey, Josh Hamilton, Gore Vidal
  • Without Compassion (Sin compasión) – (Peru)
  • Wolf, directed by Mike Nichols, starring Jack Nicholson, Michelle Pfeiffer, James Spader
  • The Wooden Man’s Bride – China
  • Wyatt Earp – directed by Lawrence Kasdan, starring Kevin Costner, Gene Hackman, Dennis Quaid, Isabella Rossellini, Mark Harmon