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The Best Movies of 1992
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Movie: Reservoir Dogs ( 1992 )
When a simple jewelry heist goes horribly wrong, the surviving criminals begin to suspect that one of them is a police informant.
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Movie: Aladdin ( 1992 )
Aladdin is a poor street urchin who spends his time stealing food from the marketplace in the city of Agrabah. His adventures begin when he meets a young girl who happens to be Princess Jasmine, who is forced to be married by her wacky yet estranged father. Aladdin's luck suddenly changes when he retrieves a magical lamp from the Cave of Wonders. What he unwittingly gets is a fun-loving genie who only wishes to have his freedom. Little do they know is that the Sultan's sinister advisor Jafar has his own plans for both Aladdin and the lamp.
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Movie: Bram Stoker's Dracula ( 1992 )
The centuries old vampire Count Dracula comes to England to seduce his barrister Jonathan Harker's fiancée Mina Murray and inflict havoc in the foreign land.
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Movie: Batman Returns ( 1992 )
While Batman deals with a deformed man calling himself the Penguin wreaking havoc across Gotham with the help of a cruel businessman, a female employee of the latter becomes the Catwoman with her own vendetta.
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Movie: A League of Their Own ( 1992 )
Two sisters join the first female professional baseball league and struggle to help it succeed amidst their own growing rivalry.
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Movie: Basic Instinct ( 1992 )
A violent police detective investigates a brutal murder, in which a manipulative and seductive novelist could be involved.
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Movie: My Cousin Vinny ( 1992 )
Bill Gambini and Stanley Rothenstein are two friends from New York University who just received scholarships to UCLA. They decide to drive through the South. Once they arrive in Alabama, they stop at a local convenience store to pick up a few snacks. But, no sooner than they leave the store, they are arrested. They had thought that they were arrested for shoplifting, but they were arrested for murder and robbery. Worse, they are facing execution for this crime. Bill and Stan do not have enough money for a lawyer, so the good news is that Bill has a lawyer in his family, his cousin, Vincent Laguardia Gambini. The bad news is that Vinny is an inexperienced lawyer who has not been at a trial. So, Vinny has to defend his clients and battle an uncompromising judge, some tough locals, and even his fiancée, Mona Lisa Vito, who just does not know when to shut up, to prove his clients' innocence. But he will soon realize that he is going to need help.
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Movie: The Last of the Mohicans ( 1992 )
Three trappers protect the daughters of a British Colonel in the midst of the French and Indian War.
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Movie: Alien³ ( 1992 )
After her last encounter, Ellen Ripley crash-lands on Fiorina 161, a maximum security prison. When a series of strange and deadly events occur shortly after her arrival, Ripley realizes that she has brought along an unwelcome visitor.
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Movie: Unforgiven ( 1992 )
Retired Old West gunslinger William Munny reluctantly takes on one last job, with the help of his old partner and a young man.
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Movie: Candyman ( 1992 )
The Candyman, a murderous soul with a hook for a hand, is accidentally summoned to reality by a skeptic grad student researching the monster's myth.
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Movie: A Few Good Men ( 1992 )
Military lawyer Lieutenant Daniel Kaffee defends Marines accused of murder. They contend they were acting under orders.
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Movie: Scent of a Woman ( 1993 )
A prep school student needing money agrees to "babysit" a blind man, but the job is not at all what he anticipated.
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Movie: Death Becomes Her ( 1992 )
When a fading actress learns of an immortality treatment, she sees it as a way to outdo her long-time rival.
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Movie: Wayne's World ( 1992 )
Two slacker friends try to promote their public-access cable show.
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Movie: Sister Act ( 1992 )
When a worldly singer witnesses a mob crime, the police hide her as a nun in a traditional convent where she has trouble fitting in.
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Movie: The Mighty Ducks ( 1992 )
Gordon Bombay, a hotshot lawyer, is haunted by memories of his childhood, when, as the star player in his champion hockey team, he lost the winning goal in a shootout, thereby losing the game, and the approval of his coach. After being charged for drunk driving, the court orders him to coach a peewee hockey team, the worst in the league, Gordon is at first very reluctant. However, he eventually gains the respect of the kids and teaches them how to win, gaining a sponsor on the way and giving the team the name of The Ducks. In the finals, they face Gordon's old team, coached by Gordon's old coach, giving Gordon a chance to face old ghosts.
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Movie: The Bodyguard ( 1992 )
A former Secret Service agent takes on the job of bodyguard to an R&B singer, whose lifestyle is most unlike a President's.
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Movie: Patriot Games ( 1992 )
When CIA analyst Jack Ryan interferes with an IRA assassination, a renegade faction targets him and his family for revenge.
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Movie: School Ties ( 1992 )
In 1959, a star quarterback from a working-class family is given an opportunity to attend an elite New England preparatory school, but he is conflicted about whether or not to tell his Evangelical classmates that he is Jewish.
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Movie: Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me ( 1992 )
A young FBI agent disappears while investigating a murder miles from Twin Peaks that may be related to the future murder of Laura Palmer; the last week of the life of Laura Palmer is chronicled.
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Movie: Army of Darkness ( 1992 )
A man is accidentally transported to 1300 A.D., where he must battle an army of the dead and retrieve the Necronomicon so he can return home.
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Movie: Pet Sematary II ( 1992 )
A teenage boy and his father move to his recently-deceased mother's hometown, where they encounter the ancient Native American cemetery with the power to raise the dead.
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Movie: Malcolm X ( 1992 )
Biographical epic of the controversial and influential Black Nationalist leader, from his early life and career as a small-time gangster, to his ministry as a member of the Nation of Islam.
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Movie: Lethal Weapon 3 ( 1992 )
Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh pursue a former LAPD officer who uses his knowledge of police procedure and policies to steal and sell confiscated guns and ammunition to local street gangs.
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Movie: Universal Soldier ( 1992 )
An elite team of soldiers has been used against terrorists where they use astounding physical capabilities to overcome them. Victoria, a reporter, follows them and discovers a part of their secret. When one of the team kills her cameraman she tries to escape. Luc, one of the soldiers begins to have flashbacks and turns sides and helps her as the remainder of the team follows to protect their secrets.
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Movie: Body of Evidence ( 1992 )
A lawyer defends a woman accused of killing her older lover by having sex with him.
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Movie: Bitter Moon ( 1994 )
British couple Fiona (Dame Kristin Scott Thomas) and Nigel (Hugh Grant) are sailing to Istanbul en route to India. They encounter a beautiful French woman, and that night, Nigel meets her while dancing alone in the ship's bar. Later, he meets her crippled American husband Oscar (Peter Coyote), who tells him their story. While living in Paris for several years trying to be a writer, he becomes obsessed with a woman he met by chance on a bus. He tracks her down and they start a steamy love affair. Soon, Oscar finds himself enslaved body and soul by her love, and continues to tell Nigel the details of this relationship in various stages over several visits to Oscar's cabin.
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Movie: Home Alone 2: Lost in New York ( 1992 )
One year after Kevin McCallister was left home alone and had to defeat a pair of bumbling burglars, he accidentally finds himself stranded in New York City - and the same criminals are not far behind.
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Movie: Buffy the Vampire Slayer ( 1992 )
A flighty teenage girl learns that she is her generation's destined battler of vampires.
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Movie: Under Siege ( 1992 )
An ex-Navy Seal turned cook is the only person who can stop a group of terrorists when they seize control of a U.S. battleship.
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Movie: The Crying Game ( 1992 )
A British soldier kidnapped by IRA terrorists soon befriends one of his captors, who then becomes drawn into the soldier's world.
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Movie: Chaplin ( 1992 )
A movie about the troubled and controversial life of the master comedy filmmaker Charlie Chaplin.
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Movie: A River Runs Through It ( 1992 )
The story about two sons of a stern minister -- one reserved, one rebellious -- growing up in rural Montana while devoted to fly fishing.
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Movie: The Lawnmower Man ( 1992 )
A simple man is turned into a genius through the application of computer science.
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Movie: Dead Alive ( 1992 )
A young man's mother is bitten by a Sumatran rat-monkey. She gets sick and dies, at which time she comes back to life, killing and eating dogs, nurses, friends, and neighbors.
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Movie: Encino Man ( 1992 )
When they find a frozen caveman in their back yard, two high school outcasts thaw him and introduce him to modern life while he in turn gets them to actually enjoy life.
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Movie: Beethoven ( 1992 )
A slobbering St. Bernard becomes the center of attention for a loving family, but must contend with a dog-napping veterinarian and his henchmen.
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Movie: White Men Can't Jump ( 1992 )
Black and white basketball hustlers join forces to double their chances of winning money on the street courts and in a basketball tournament.
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Movie: Newsies ( 1992 )
A musical based on the New York City newsboy strike of 1899. When young newspaper sellers are exploited beyond reason by their bosses they set out to enact change and are met by the ruthlessness of big business.
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Movie: Howards End ( 1993 )
Encounter of three social classes of England at the beginning of the twentieth century: the Victorian capitalists (the Wilcoxes) considering themselves as aristocrats, whose only god is money; the enlightened bourgeois (the Schlegels), humanistic and philanthropic; and the workers (the Basts), fighting to survive. The Schlegel sisters' humanism will be torn apart as they try both to softly knock down the Wilcox's prejudices and to help the Basts.
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Movie: Far and Away ( 1992 )
A young Irish couple flee to the States, but subsequently struggle to obtain land and prosper freely.
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Movie: Bad Lieutenant ( 1992 )
While investigating a young nun's rape, a corrupt New York City police detective, with a serious drug and gambling addiction, tries to change his ways and find forgiveness and redemption.
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Movie: Ladybugs ( 1992 )
To climb the corporate ladder to success, a guy agrees to coach the company's all girl soccer team with the help of his secret weapon: his fiancee's son.
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Movie: Glengarry Glen Ross ( 1992 )
An examination of the machinations behind the scenes at a real estate office.
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Movie: Singles ( 1992 )
A group of twenty-something friends, most of whom live in the same apartment complex, search for love and success in grunge-era Seattle.
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Movie: Jamón, Jamón ( 1994 )
Jose Luis is an executive at his parents underwear factory where his girlfriend Sylvia works on the shop floor. When Sylvia falls pregnant, Jose Luis promises her that he will marry her, most likely against the wishes of his parents. Jose Luis' mother is determined to break her son's engagement to a girl from a lower-class family, and hires Raul, a potential underwear model and would-be bullfighter to seduce Sylvia.
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Movie: Love Potion No. 9 ( 1992 )
Two scientists who are hopeless with the opposite sex experiment with a substance that makes them irresistible to anyone who hears them speak.
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Movie: Honeymoon in Vegas ( 1992 )
Jack loses $65000 in poker in Las Vegas, where he's marrying Betsy. The wedding'll have to wait as the poker winner wants the weekend with Betsy to cancel the debt. She accepts. Whom will she marry?
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Movie: Of Mice and Men ( 1992 )
Two drifters, one a gentle but slow giant, try to make money working the fields during the Depression so they can fulfill their dreams.
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Movie: FernGully: The Last Rainforest ( 1992 )
The magical inhabitants of a rainforest fight to save their home, which is threatened by logging and a polluting force of destruction called Hexxus.
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Movie: American Me ( 1992 )
A Mexican-American Mafia kingpin is released from prison, falls in love for the first time, and grows introspective about his gangster lifestyle.
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Movie: 3 Ninjas ( 1992 )
Each year, three brothers visit their grandfather for the summer. He is highly skilled in ninjutsu, and for years he has trained the boys in his techniques.
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Movie: Sleepwalkers ( 1992 )
A mother-and-son team of strange supernatural creatures move to a small town to seek out a young virgin to feed on.
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Movie: The Hand That Rocks the Cradle ( 1992 )
After her humiliated husband kills himself, an embittered pregnant widow loses her child, and embarks on a mission of vengeance against a woman and her family.
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Movie: HouseSitter ( 1992 )
Con artist Gwen moves in to Newton's empty home without his knowledge and begins setting up house, posing as his new wife.
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Movie: Juice ( 1992 )
Four inner-city teenagers get caught up in the pursuit of power and happiness, which they refer to as "the juice".
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Movie: Passenger 57 ( 1992 )
An airline security expert must take action when he finds himself trapped on a passenger jet when terrorists seize control of it.
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Movie: El Mariachi ( 1993 )
A traveling mariachi is mistaken for a murderous criminal and must hide from a gang bent on killing him.
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Movie: Poison Ivy ( 1992 )
A seductive teen befriends an introverted high school student and schemes her way into the lives of her wealthy family.
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Movie: Single White Female ( 1992 )
A woman advertising for a new roommate finds that something very strange is going on with the tenant who decides to move in.
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Movie: The Player ( 1992 )
A Hollywood studio executive is being sent death threats by a writer whose script he rejected, but which one?
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Movie: Honey, I Blew Up the Kid ( 1992 )
The Szalinski family is back, this time hilarious disaster strikes when an experiment causes their new toddler son to grow many stories tall.
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Movie: Romper Stomper ( 1992 )
A group of skinheads become alarmed at the way their neighbourhood is changing.
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Movie: Cool World ( 1992 )
When Jack Deebs was behind bars he found escape by creating Cool World, a cartoon series featuring a vixen named Holli Would. The flesh proves weaker than ink, however, as Holli takes human form in Las Vegas.
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Movie: Unlawful Entry ( 1992 )
Happily married Michael and Karen Carr call the police after a failed robbery in their Los Angeles home. Before long, Officer Pete Davis arrives and helps arrange the installation of a new security system, taking extra interest in the couple's case. As a result, the grateful Carrs invite Pete over for dinner, and as one thing leads to another, they strike up an unexpected friendship. However, as the lonely policeman develops an intense fixation on the Carrs, Pete's take on friendship turns into a dangerous obsession. What happens when the cure is worse than the disease?
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Movie: Damage ( 1993 )
A member of Parliament falls passionately in love with his son's fiancée despite the dangers of discovery.
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Movie: Deep Cover ( 1992 )
A black uniformed policeman is recruited by a devious drug enforcement agent to infiltrate a smuggling organization seeking to expand into designer drugs. This 'ugly side of the war on drugs' explores the context of race, identity and hypocrisy within a brutal and alienating investigation.
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Movie: Sneakers ( 1992 )
A security pro finds his past coming back to haunt him, when he and his unique team are tasked with retrieving a particularly important item.
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Movie: Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth ( 1992 )
An investigative reporter must send the newly unbound Pinhead and his legions back to Hell.
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Movie: Captain Ron ( 1992 )
A Chicagoan inherits an old yacht. He, his wife, daughter and son fly to a Caribbean island and hire a dubious Captain Ron to sail them on an adventure to Miami.
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Movie: Toys ( 1992 )
When a military general inherits a toy making company and begins making war toys, his employees band together to stop him before he ruins the name of Zevo Toys forever.
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Movie: The Cutting Edge ( 1992 )
Doug Dorsey is a hockey player for the US team in the 1988 winter Olympics. After a vicious game against West Germany. We then see figure skater, Kate Moseley doing her program and falling. Both have fought hard to get to the Olympics, and suddenly their dreams have been shattered. Kate, a temperamental but talented figure skater, has had many partners, until her coach recruits hockey player Dorsey. Through the difficult training of 15 hours of skating a day, they finally prepare for nationals and the Olympics. A romance blooms, and their final show could make or break them as they try to achieve their dreams of Olympic gold.
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Movie: Forever Young ( 1992 )
During a cryogenics test, a pilot frozen in 1939 awakes in 1992 but time is running out, as his body starts to age rapidly.
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Movie: 1492: Conquest of Paradise ( 1992 )
Christopher Columbus' discovery of the Americas and the effect this has on the indigenous people.
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Movie: Boomerang ( 1992 )
A successful executive and womanizer finds his lifestyle choices have turned back on him when his new female boss turns out to be an even bigger deviant than he is.
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Movie: Memoirs of an Invisible Man ( 1992 )
After a freak accident, a yuppie turns invisible and runs from a treacherous CIA official, while trying to cope with his new life.
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Movie: Man Bites Dog ( 1992 )
A film crew follows a ruthless thief and heartless killer as he goes about his daily routine. But complications set in when the film crew lose their objectivity and begin lending a hand.
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Movie: Strictly Ballroom ( 1993 )
Scott Hastings is a champion caliber ballroom dancer, but much to the chagrin of the Australian ballroom dance community, Scott believes in dancing "his own steps". Fran is a beginning dancer and a bit of an ugly duckly who has the audacity to ask to be Scott's partner after his unorthodox style causes his regular partner to dance out of his life. Together, these two misfits try to win the Australian Pan Pacific Championships and show the Ballroom Confederation that they are wrong when they say, "there are no new steps!"
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Movie: Porco Rosso ( 1992 )
In 1930s Italy, a veteran World War I pilot is cursed to look like an anthropomorphic pig.
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Movie: Evil Toons ( 1993 )
Burt has a cleaning company and hires four women to clean an isolated house. They find an old book, a dagger and a soul shred and when one of them, Megan, reads an incantation, she unleashes an evil beast in our world.
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Movie: Orlando ( 1992 )
Young nobleman Orlando is commanded by Queen Elizabeth I to stay forever young. Miraculously, he does just that. The film follows him as he moves through several centuries of British history, experiencing a variety of lives and relationships along the way, and even changing sex.
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Movie: Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot ( 1992 )
A tough police sergeant's overbearing mother comes to visit him and begins to meddle in his life and career.
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Movie: Gladiator ( 1992 )
Tommy Riley has moved with his dad to Chicago from a 'nice place'. He keeps to himself, goes to school. However, after a street fight he is noticed and quickly falls into the world of illegal underground boxing - where punches can kill.
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Movie: American Heart ( 1992 )
An ex-convict is tracked down by his estranged teenage son, and the pair try to build a relationship and life together in Seattle.
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Movie: Radio Flyer ( 1992 )
A father recounts a dark period of his childhood when he and his little brother lived in the suburbs.
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Movie: Hard Boiled ( 1992 )
A tough-as-nails cop teams up with an undercover agent to shut down a sinister mobster and his crew.
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Movie: Mo' Money ( 1992 )
Trying to get his act together, a con artist gets a job in a credit card company. He falls in love with a fellow employee, he steals a couple of cards, everything is going great. But soon, the chief of security drags him into the big leagues of criminals...
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Movie: Pure Country ( 1992 )
Dusty gets tired of all the smoke and light effects, wonders what happened to doing it the way that made him famous and happy. Takes a walk to find what seems to be missing and finds himself and his music again!
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Movie: Hoffa ( 1992 )
Jack Nicholson's portrait of Teamsters Union leader Jimmy Hoffa, as seen through the eyes of his friend Bobby Ciaro (Danny DeVito). This film follows Hoffa's struggle to shape America's most influential labor union through his countless battles with the RTA. As he fights for workers' rights, Hoffa locks horns with industry management, organized crime and Attorney General Robert Kennedy. In 1975, four years after serving his prison term, Hoffa disappears, in one of America's most fascinating unsolved crime mysteries.
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Movie: Jennifer 8 ( 1992 )
An LA homicide investigator moves and starts a murder investigation after a woman's hand etc. are found at a dump. Could it be a Jennifer (victims of a serial killer are called Jennifer).? It leads him to a witness; a cute, blind woman.
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Movie: Tom and Jerry: The Movie ( 1992 )
Tom and Jerry must save a girl from her evil aunt.
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Movie: Fortress ( 1993 )
In 2017, John Henry Brennick and his wife Karen are captured at a US immigration point with an illegal baby during population control. The resulting prison experience is the subject of the movie. The prison is run by a private corporation bent on mind control.
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Movie: Thunderheart ( 1992 )
A young mixed-blood FBI agent is assigned to work with a cynical veteran investigator on a murder on a poverty-stricken Sioux reservation.
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Movie: White Sands ( 1992 )
A small southwestern town Sheriff finds a body in the desert with a suitcase and five hundred thousand dollars. He impersonates the man and stumbles into an F.B.I. investigation.
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Movie: Freejack ( 1992 )
Bounty hunters from the future transport a doomed race car driver to New York City in 2009, where his mind will be replaced with that of a dead billionaire.
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Movie: Medicine Man ( 1992 )
In the beautiful and dangerous Amazon rainforest, dissimilar people must make their choices between business, science, and love.
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Movie: Lorenzo's Oil ( 1993 )
A boy develops a disease so rare that nobody is working on a cure, so his father decides to learn all about it and tackle the problem himself.
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Movie: Wuthering Heights ( 1992 )
A man becomes obsessed with vengeance when his soul mate marries another man.
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Movie: Consenting Adults ( 1992 )
During a joint dinner at the restaurant, the neighbors offer to exchange wives for one night. It was a joke, but only at first.