The Top 100 Movies of 1991

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Defending Your Life 1991, 112 min.

Albert Brooks     Starring: Albert BrooksMeryl StreepRip Torn

Comedy    Fantasy Comedy    Fantasy

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JFK 1991, 189 min.

Oliver Stone     Starring: Kevin CostnerGary OldmanKevin Bacon

Biopic    Drama    Ensemble Film

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The Fisher King 1991, 137 min.

Terry Gilliam     Starring: Jeff BridgesRobin WilliamsAmanda Plummer

Buddy Film    Comedy Drama    Drama

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The Commitments 1991, 118 min.

Alan Parker     Starring: Robert ArkinsAngeline BallMaria Doyle Kennedy

Drama    Musical    Musical Drama

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What About Bob? 1991, 99 min.

Frank Oz     Starring: Bill MurrayRichard DreyfussJulie Hagerty

Comedy    Farce

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The Rocketeer 1991, 108 min.

Joe Johnston     Starring: Billy CampbellJennifer ConnellyAlan Arkin

Action    Adventure    Based-on-Comics

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L.A. Story 1991, 95 min.

Mick Jackson     Starring: Steve MartinVictoria TennantMarilu Henner

Comedy    Magic Realism    Romance

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Only Yesterday 1991, 118 min.

Isao Takahata     Starring: Miki ImaiToshiro YanagibaYouko Honna

Animation    Anime    Based-on-Comics

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Dead Again 1991, 107 min.

Kenneth Branagh     Starring: Kenneth BranaghEmma ThompsonAndy Garcia

Mystery    Post-Noir    Romance

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The Doors 1991, 140 min.

Oliver Stone     Starring: Val KilmerMeg RyanKyle MacLachlan

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Drama

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Once Upon a Time in China 1991, 134 min.

Hark Tsui     Starring: Jet LiBiao Yuen

Action    Adventure Drama    Adventure

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The Last Boy Scout 1991, 105 min.

Tony Scott     Starring: Bruce WillisDamon WayansChelsea Field

Action    Buddy Film    Crime

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Backdraft 1991, 132 min.

Ron Howard     Starring: Kurt RussellWilliam BaldwinRobert De Niro

Action    Action Thriller    Detective Film

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Bugsy 1991, 149 min.

Barry Levinson     Starring: Annette BeningElliott GouldHarvey Keitel

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Crime

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Hot Shots! 1991, 84 min.

Jim Abrahams     Starring: Charlie SheenValeria GolinoJon Cryer

Absurd Comedy    Comedy    Military Comedy

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New Jack City 1991, 97 min.

Mario Van Peebles     Starring: Wesley SnipesMario Van PeeblesJudd Nelson

Crime Drama    Crime    Drama

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Europa 1991, 112 min.

Lars von Trier     Starring: Anne Werner ThomsenErik MorkErnst-Hugo Järegård

Drama    Psychological Drama    War

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Grand Canyon 1991, 134 min.

Lawrence Kasdan     Starring: Danny GloverKevin KlineSteve Martin

Crime Drama    Crime    Drama

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Toy Soldiers 1991, 112 min.

Daniel Petrie Jr.     Starring: Sean AstinWil WheatonAndrew Divoff

Action    Adventure Drama    Adventure

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Soapdish 1991, 97 min.

Michael Hoffman     Starring: Sally FieldKevin KlineRobert Downey Jr.

Comedy    Farce    Media Satire

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Operation Condor 1991, 92 min.

Jackie Chan     Starring: Kenn GoodmanShoko IkedaEva Cobo

Action    Action Comedy    Adventure

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The Hard Way 1991, 111 min.

John Badham     Starring: Michael J. FoxJames WoodsAnnabella Sciorra

Comedy    Action    Action Comedy

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Homicide 1991, 102 min.

David Mamet     Starring: Joe MantegnaVing RhamesRebecca Pidgeon

Crime Drama    Crime    Drama

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Hudson Hawk 1991, 100 min.

Michael Lehmann     Starring: Andie MacDowellBruce WillisDanny Aiello

Action    Action Comedy    Caper

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Jungle Fever 1991, 132 min.

Spike Lee     Starring: Wesley SnipesAnnabella SciorraSpike Lee

Drama    Romance    Romantic Drama

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Rush 1991, 120 min.

Lili Fini Zanuck     Starring: Jason PatricGregg AllmanNiles Caldwell

Addiction Drama    Docudrama    Drama

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Kafka 1991, 98 min.

Steven Soderbergh     Starring: Jeremy IronsJosef AbrhámToon Agterberg

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Drama

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Flirting 1991, 99 min.

John Duigan     Starring: Nicole KidmanBartholomew RoseKiri Paramore

Comedy Drama    Coming-of-Age    Drama

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Oscar 1991, 109 min.

John Landis     Starring: Sylvester StalloneOrnella MutiTim Curry

Comedy    Crime    Crime Comedy

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Ricochet 1991, 109 min.

Russell Mulcahy     Starring: Denzel WashingtonJohn LithgowIce-T

Action Thriller    Crime    Thriller

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Out for Justice 1991, 91 min.

John Flynn     Starring: Steven SeagalWilliam ForsytheGina Gershon

Action    Action Thriller    Crime

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Dutch 1991, 107 min.

Peter Faiman     Starring: Ed O'NeillEthan EmbryJoBeth Williams

Comedy    Odd Couple Film    Road Movie

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Drop Dead Fred 1991, 103 min.

Ate de Jong     Starring: Phoebe CatesRik MayallTim Matheson

Comedy    Fantasy    Fantasy Comedy

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Delirious 1991, 96 min.

Tom Mankiewicz     Starring: John CandyRaymond BurrDylan Baker

Comedy    Fantasy Comedy    Fantasy

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