1990 in film


1990 in film
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The year 1990 in film involved some significant events.

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Events

Top grossing films (worldwide)

Rank Title Studio Actors Director Gross
1. Ghost Paramount Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg Jerry Zucker $505,702,588
2. Home Alone Fox Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern Chris Columbus $476,684,675
3. Pretty Woman Touchstone Pictures Richard Gere, Julia Roberts Garry Marshall $464,406,268
4. Dances with Wolves Orion Pictures Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene Kevin Costner $424,208,848
5. Total Recall TriStar Pictures Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rachel Ticotin, Sharon Stone, Michael Ironside, Ronny Cox Paul Verhoeven $261,299,840
6. Back to the Future Part III Universal Pictures Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Mary Steenburgen Robert Zemeckis $244,527,583
7. Die Hard 2: Die Harder Fox Bruce Willis, Bonnie Bedelia Renny Harlin $240,031,094
8. Presumed Innocent Warner Bros. Harrison Ford, Brian Dennehy, Raúl Juliá, Bonnie Bedelia, Greta Scacchi Alan J. Pakula $221,303,188
9. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles New Line Cinema Judith Hoag, Elias Koteas Steve Barron $201,965,915
10 Kindergarten Cop Universal Arnold Schwarzenegger, Penelope Ann Miller, Pamela Reed, Linda Hunt, Richard Tyson Ivan Reitman $201,957,688

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Awards

Academy Awards:

Best Picture: Dances with Wolves - Tig Productions, Majestic Films International
Best Director: Kevin Costner - Dances With Wolves
Best Actor: Jeremy Irons - Reversal of Fortune
Best Actress: Kathy Bates - Misery
Best Supporting Actor: Joe Pesci - Goodfellas
Best Supporting Actress: Whoopi Goldberg - Ghost
Best Foreign Language Film: Journey of Hope (Reise der Hoffnung), directed by Xavier Koller, Switzerland

Golden Globe Awards:

Drama:
Best Picture: Dances With Wolves
Best Actor: Jeremy Irons - Reversal of Fortune
Best Actress: Kathy Bates - Misery
Musical or comedy:
Best Picture: Green Card
Best Actor: Gérard Depardieu - Green Card
Best Actress: Julia Roberts - Pretty Woman
Other
Best Director: Kevin Costner - Dances with Wolves
Best Foreign Language Film: Cyrano de Bergerac, France

Palme d'Or (Cannes Film Festival):

Wild at Heart, directed by David Lynch, United States

Golden Lion (Venice Film Festival):

Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead, directed by Tom Stoppard, U.K. / U.S.A.

Golden Bear (Berlin Film Festival):

Music Box, directed by Costa Gavras, United States
Larks on a String (Skrivánci na niti), directed by Jiri Menzel, Czechoslovakia

Films released in 1990

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  • Uchū no hōsoku
  • Ultra Q The Movie: Legend of the Stars

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Wide-release films

January–March

April–June

June 8 "Another 48 Hrs"

July–September

October–December

Births

Notable deaths

Month Date Name Age Country Profession Notable films
January 2 Alan Hale, Jr. 68 USA Actor Hang 'Em HighJohnny DangerouslyThe Fifth Musketeer
5 Arthur Kennedy 75 USA Actor Lawrence of ArabiaPeyton PlaceElmer GantryThe Man from LaramieFantastic VoyageNevada Smith
6 Ian Charleson 40 UK Actor Chariots of FireGandhiGreystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes
10 Lyle R. Wheeler 84 USA Art Director Gone with the WindThe Day the Earth Stood StillAll About EveThe Diary of Anne FrankRebeccaBroken LanceTwelve O'Clock High
15 Gordon Jackson 66 UK Actor The Great EscapeThe Ipcress FileShaka Zulu
18 Rusty Hamer 42 USA Actor Dance with Me, Henry
20 Barbara Stanwyck 82 USA Actress Double IndemnityStella DallasBall of FireSorry, Wrong NumberCrime of PassionCattle Queen of MontanaRoustabout
25 Ava Gardner 67 USA Actress The Barefoot ContessaEarthquakeMogamboShow BoatBhowani JunctionThe Snows of KilimanjaroThe Bible: In the BeginningOn the Beach
February 13 Ken Lynch 79 USA Actor North by NorthwestBad Charleston CharlieParatroop CommandWillie DynamiteAcross 110th Street
14 Jean Wallace 66 USA Actress Lancelot and GuinevereNo Blade of GrassThe Big ComboBeach Red
15 Henry Brandon 77 Germany Actor The War of the WorldsThe SearchersAssault on Precinct 13To Be or Not to Be
16 Joshua Shelley 70 USA Actor All the President's MenFunny LadyThe Front PageQuicksilverLittle Miss Marker
28 Fabia Drake 86 UK Actress A Room with a ViewYear of the DragonValmont
March

Debuts


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