1990 was a great year for Hollywood and a fantastic year for crime thrillers. This list of top 5 Hollywood movies of 1990 and where to watch them online seeks to honor the films that stretched beyond entertainment, touched a part of the human spirit and showcased the talents of all cast and crew involved.
Let’s take a look at the at the masterpieces that will come to define 1990 for the generations to come.
Goodfellas starring Robert De Niro and Ray Liotta tells the real-life mafia tale of an Irish-Italian American, Henry Hill (Ray Liotta), and how he lives his life as a member of the Mafia.
The plot revolves around Henry Hill and his friends who climb up the ladder in the mafia – from petty crimes to violent criminals.
2. The Grifters
The Grifters starring John Cusack, Angelica Huston and Annete Benning is a crime drama and a thriller about con artists.
The story revolves around John Cusack. a small-time conman, and his estranged mother and new girlfriend – both of whom are con artists with goals of their own.
3. Total Recall
Total Recall starring Arnold Schwarzenegger is a sci-fi action movie about virtual reality and Mars.
The plot revolves around Arnold’s character Douglas Quaid who is haunted by a recurring dream about a journey to Mars. To understand the dream better, he gets a memory implant but during the procedure, something goes wrong.
4. Home Alone
Home Alone starring Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, and Daniel Stern tells the story of a boy who is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation.
The plot revolves around the boy who must at all cost protect his home from a pair of burglars.
5. Pretty Woman
Pretty Woman starring Richard Gere and Julia Roberts is a romantic comedy about a lawyer who falls in love with an escort.
The story is about a lawyer who needs to hire an escort for a social event. After he hires the escort, one meeting turns into many and he eventually falls in love.