Are you a 90’s kid or someone curious about what movies are like during the 90’s? Well, prepare to relive the moments or travel back in time because Netflix got some 90’s movies you can binge-watch on!
90’s movies are characterized by hair drips, thumb rings, and mini skirts. It was also during this time when a famous artist performed a rap song during the end credits became popular. This decade also saw the shift from practical to digital visual effects.
What 90’s movies are available now on Netflix?
Here’s a list:
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery
If you want some gold laughs, then this movie is for you. This 1997 movie has become a cornerstone of 90’s comedy because of its fun and brilliant spoofing of the spy genre. This new take of the supposed “thriller” spy genre has been a big hit on home videos.
Austin Powers is just successfully funny that it became one of the foundation’s comedies in the decade and even years after that.
Austin Power: International Man of Mystery is starred by Mike Myers, Elizabeth Hurley, Robert Wagner, Seth Green, and Mindy Sterling. Mike Myers is also the man behind the script.
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
This Robinhood is one of the better adaptations of this classic story. The actors in this film were a perfect fit for their roles.
Robinhood was portrayed by Kevin Costner, who was very popular during the period. He just received a Best Director Oscar for the movie Dances with Wolves.
Aside from Costner, Morgan Freeman and Alan Rickman also showed powerful performances. Rickman portrayed the role of the Sheriff of Nottingham, which is described to be unbelievably comedic.
Despite this, this Robinhood film is a grim adventure film with a star of a leading actor.
Who doesn’t know James Bond? This character continues to be classic up to this day. Do you want to know what a James Bond movie was like during the ’90s? Then search for this movie and hit the play button.
The Director, Martin Campbell, Successfully brought back James Bond into the decade after a 7-year hiatus. He was also successful in the storytelling of this character to a new generation of audiences.
GoldenEye is known for its undercooked digital effects, mini-skirts, and even their fake Russian accent!
If you want some adrenaline rush, Patriot Games is the movie to see. Yes, political thrillers were also popular during the ’90s. This 1992 movie is starred by Harrison Ford, who played the role of a CIA analyst Jack Ryan.
An IRA terrorist named Sean Miller seeks revenge against Ryan after he killed his brother while trying to stop an assassination attempt by a British government official.
The scenes are intense, and it is a good watch for people interested in the political turmoil of the 1980s.
The Mask of Zorro
Zorro remains popular up to this day. This 90’s adventure film is another one directed by Martin Campbell. This historical role is played by Antonio Banderas, who, with his characteristics, was a natural fit for the popular hero.
This was also the breakthrough film of the ever-beautiful Catherine Zeta-Jones. Zorro features some incredible set pieces and enjoys the tested directorial skills of Campbell.
And did you know that they also used real swords in their incredible swordplay scenes?
You know a movie is successful when some of its lines are stuck in people’s minds. Ever wonder where the catchphrase “Show me the money!” and “Where’s the beef?” came from?
Well, now, you have your answer. And did we not mention that Tom Cruise played the role of Jerry Maguire? Who would love to see Tom Cruise during the 90s? Well, start with this movie.
The Shawshank Redemption
This movie has to be one of the best films ever made. The story is about Andy Dufresne, played by Tim Robbins.
He was wrongfully accused of a crime and served a sentence he didn’t deserve at the Shawshank State Penitentiary. This is a compelling drama told by an inmate he became friends with (played by Morgan Freeman).
Men in Black
You have to see how Men in Black was during the 90s! Travel back to time and join Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith fight aliens here on Earth!
From the title itself, yes, the story is about three high school outcasts who turned to witchcraft to improve their social status. The conflict arises when one of them loses her mind and starts killing people.
Sleepover movie, anyone?
This movie got some power cast with Ray Liotta portraying Henry Hill and Robert De Niro playing Jimmy Hill’s mentor. This didn’t get an Oscar nod for anything, so better check this movie too!