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Now’s the time to stream or rent some of the all-time classics! These are just a few from the 90s — Part 6
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Comedy, Drama, Romance

Buffalo ’66 (1998)

Poster by Lions Gate Films

Convict Billy Brown dreads going home so much that he tries to get back in prison. In desperation, Billy kidnaps Layla and pleads with her to impersonate his wife and to accompany him home to visit his parents.                                                                  Stars: Vincent Gallo, Christina Ricci                                                                              Director: Vincent Gallo



Poster by 20th Century Fox

The Ice Storm (1997)

In the 1970s, an outwardly wholesome family begins cracking at the seams over the course of a tumultuous Thanksgiving break. The family’s strained relations continue to grow worse until an ice storm strikes.

Stars: Kevin Kline, Sigourney Weaver

Director: Ang Lee






Drama, Romance

Poster by Paramount Pictures

The Virgin Suicides (1999)

In the middle of 1970s suburban America, lived five sisters, whose doomed fates indelibly marked the neighborhood boys who to this day continue to obsess over them. A story of love and repression, fantasy and terror, memory and longing.

Star: Kirsten Dunst, Josh Hartnett

Director: Sofia Coppola







Poster by Miramax Films

Clerks (1994)

Dante is called in to cover a shift on his day off. His friend Randal helps him pass the time, neglecting his video-store customers next door to hang out in the Quick Stop. The uneventful day is disrupted by news that one of Dante’s ex-girlfriends has died.

Star: Brian O’Halloran, Jeff Anderson

Director: Kevin Smith






Drama, Romance

Poster by 20th Century Fox

Romeo + Juliet (1996)

Juliet is attending a costume ball thrown by her parents. Her father has arranged her marriage to the boorish Paris as part of a strategic investment plan. Romeo attends the masked ball and he and Juliet fall in love.

Stars: Claire Danes, Leonardo DiCaprio

Director: Baz Luhrmann







Biography, Drama, Fantasy

Poster by Sony Pictures Classics

Orlando (1992)

Nobleman Orlando inherits his parents’ house, thanks to Queen Elizabeth I, who commands the young man to never change. One morning, Orlando is shocked to wake up as a woman and returns home, struggling as a female to retain her property as the centuries roll by.

Stars: Tilda Swinton, Billy Zane

Director: Sally Potter






Comedy, Drama, Romance

Poster by Warner Bros.

Singles (1992)


In Seattle during the era of grunge music, the lives and relationships of a group of young people, all living in the same apartment building, go through a period of flux. Among them is aspiring architect Janet, who finds herself obsessed with bad-boy musician Cliff.

Stars: Bridget Fonda, Matt Dillon

Director: Cameron Crowe






Poster by Universal Pictures

Billy Madison (1995)

Man-child and rich kid Billy Madison spends his days partying. When his father becomes fed up with his son’s irresponsible ways, he issues an ultimatum. Since Billy passed all his schooling, he must retake and pass every grade in 24 weeks.

Stars: Adam Sandler, Darren McGavin

Director: Tamra Davis






Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Poster by Gramercy Pictures

The Usual Suspects (1995)

Five criminals meet during a routine police line-up. Upon their release, they plan to pull off a dangerous heist involving precious emeralds worth three million dollars.

Stars: Kevin Spacey, Gabriel Byrne,

Chazz Palminteri

Director: Bryan Singer






Drama, Mystery

Poster by Sony Pictures Classics

Lone Star (1996)

Sheriff Sam Deeds digs up the past when he finds an old skull in the desert. As he traces the murder of Sheriff Charlie Wade 40 years earlier, Deeds’ investigation points toward his late father, the much-loved Deputy Buddy Deeds.

Stars: Chris Cooper, Elizabeth Peña

Director: John Sayles