90s films are nostalgic for many of us. While producing classics such as Forrest Gump, Titanic, and Schindler’s List, this decade also produced fun fan favorites like Good Burger. In this article, we will explore this expansive decade. We will provide you with a list of eight of the best 90s movies on Netflix, exploring their plot synopses, director information, fun trivia facts, and ratings.
1. Basic Instinct (1992)
|Release Date on Netflix||July 1, 2014|
|Runtime||2 hours 7 minutes|
|IMDb Rating||6.9 out of 10 stars|
|Rotten Tomatoes Score||53%|
|Streaming on||Netflix United States, Netflix Canada, Netflix Denmark, Netflix Austria, Netflix Australia and Netflix New Zealand|
Basic Instinct tells the story of a police detective who is on the case of a horrific and brutal murder. He realizes that a beautiful and rather seductive woman could be involved in the crime.
– In the sex scenes, there were no body doubles used.
– Sharon Stone was offered the role after 13 other actresses turned it down.
2. Titanic (1997)
|Release Date on Netflix||December 1, 2013|
|Runtime||3 hours 14 minutes|
|IMDb Rating||7.7 out of 10 stars|
|Rotten Tomatoes Score||88%|
|Streaming on||Netflix Canada|
Titanic is a classic 90s movie. Set on the infamous “unsinkable ship,” the RMS Titanic, the story follows a young pair named Jack and Rose. Rose is an aristocrat who falls in love with a poor yet kind artist on the ship.
– Paramount had to keep sending replacement reels to theaters. This is because the copies kept getting worn out.
3. The Mighty Ducks (1992)
|Release Date on Netflix||January 15, 2014|
|Runtime||1 hour 40 minutes|
|IMDb Rating||6.4 out of 10 stars|
|Rotten Tomatoes Score||15%|
|Streaming on||Netflix Canada, Netflix United Kingdom, Netflix France, Netflix Germany, Netflix Austria, Netflix Netherlands and Netflix Brazil|
The Mighty Ducks is a story about a selfish lawyer who makes a mistake. He ends up being sentenced to community service, coaching a youth hockey team.
– Some of the actors auditioned saying they could play hockey. A lot of them lied and had to be trained before shooting.
– Charlie Sheen turned down the role of Bombay and his brother took it instead.
4. Forrest Gump (1994)
|Release Date on Netflix||May 1, 2014|
|Runtime||2 hours 22 minutes|
|IMDb Rating||8.8 out of 10 stars|
|Rotten Tomatoes Score||72%|
|Streaming on||Netflix United States, Netflix Canada, Netflix Austria, Netflix Netherlands, Netflix Sweden, Netflix Denmark, Netflix Norway, Netflix Finland, Netflix Brazil, and Netflix Australia|
This film is about a man named Forrest Gump. He is present at a number of historic events throughout the film, but can never quite meet up with his love interest, Jenny.
– Tom Hanks was not paid for his starring role in this film.
5. Good Burger (1997)
|Release Date on Netflix||January 1, 2014|
|Runtime||1 hour 43 minutes|
|IMDb Rating||5.7 out of 10 stars|
|Rotten Tomatoes Score||32%|
|Streaming on||Netflix United States, Netflix Canada, Netflix United Kingdom, Netflix Sweden, Netflix Denmark, Netflix Finland, Netflix Norway, Netflix Australia, and Netflix New Zealand|
Good Burger is a film starring the 90s comedy duo Keenan and Kel. In this movie, they play two teenagers who have to save the fast food restaurant that they work at; a major burger joint moves in across the street, causing a fight.
– The first line of the movie mirrors the last line. It is also the most famous line.
6. Schindler’s List (1993)
|Release Date on Netflix||2013|
|Runtime||3 hours 15 minutes|
|IMDb Rating||8.9 out of 10 stars|
|Rotten Tomatoes Score||96%|
|Streaming on||Netflix United States and Netflix Australia|
Schindler’s List takes place in Poland, currently occupied by the Germans in World War II. A man named Oskar Schindler finds himself becoming concerned for those in his Jewish workforce. This occurs after he bears witness to their persecution by the Nazis.
– One of the survivors of the Nazi occupation shook uncontrollably when she met Ralph Fiennes on set because he looked too much like the actual Amon Goeth.
– Steven Spielberg does not autograph any merchandise from this film.
7. 10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
|Release Date on Netflix||October 13, 2014|
|Runtime||1 hour 38 minutes|
|IMDb Rating||7.2 out of 10 stars|
|Rotten Tomatoes Score||61%|
|Streaming on||Netflix Austria, Netflix Netherlands, Netflix Sweden, Netflix Denmark, Netflix Finland Netflix Norway and Netflix Brazil|
– The tears at the end of the 10 Things poem were not intentional.
– This film was the first American film that Heath Ledger did.
8. Armageddon (1998)
|Release Date on Netflix||January 15, 2014|
|Runtime||2 hours 31 minutes|
|IMDb Rating||6.6 out of 10 stars|
|Rotten Tomatoes Score||39%|
|Streaming on||Netflix United States, Netflix Canada, Netflix United Kingdom, Netflix Sweden, Netflix Denmark, Netflix Norway, Netflix Brazil Netflix Australia, and Netflix New Zealand|
Armageddon is a story following a NASA team. The team discovers that a large meteor is headed toward earth and they must save the planet.
– NASA shows this movie while training new employees. They are told to find as many errors as possible. So far, 168 have been found.
– This is the first movie that let the cast wear genuine NASA space suits.
90s films are something that people who lived through the decade will cherish forever, and this list of the eight best 90s movies on Netflix makes it clear why. Go to Netflix and watch these films. When you’re done, come back to our site. We want to know your opinions in the comments below.