Top 10 Films of 1993by muybueno16 | created - 17 Feb 2017 | updated - 2 months ago | Public
A lackluster year in some respects while also rather notable in other regards.
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1. Falling Down (1993)
R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
An unemployed defense worker frustrated with the various flaws he sees in society begins to psychotically and violently lash out against them.
Votes: 162,181 | Gross: $40.90M
2. Indian Summer (1993)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Seven friends reunite for a week-long reunion at a summer camp in Ontario they used to attend as children which is now threatened with being closed down.
Votes: 5,011 | Gross: $14.90M
3. Household Saints (1993)
R | 124 min | Drama
Unsettling drama about three generations of Italian-American women struggling to get by in post-World War II New York's Little Italy.
Votes: 804 | Gross: $0.57M
4. Bopha! (1993)
PG-13 | 120 min | Drama
In this story of a black policeman during South African apartheid, Danny Glover plays the cop, who believes he's trying to help his people, even while serving as a pawn of the racist ... See full summary »
Votes: 786 | Gross: $0.21M
6. A Perfect World (1993)
PG-13 | 138 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Kidnapped boy Phillip Perry (T.J. Lowther) strikes up a friendship with his captor Butch Haynes (Kevin Costner): an escaped convict on the run from the law, while the search is headed up by honorable Texas Ranger "Red" Garrett (Clint Eastwood).
Votes: 70,530 | Gross: $31.16M
7. Schindler's List (1993)
R | 195 min | Biography, Drama, History
In German-occupied Poland during World War II, industrialist Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazis.
Votes: 1,151,957 | Gross: $96.90M
8. Philadelphia (1993)
PG-13 | 125 min | Drama
When a man with HIV is fired by his law firm because of his condition, he hires a homophobic small time lawyer as the only willing advocate for a wrongful dismissal suit.
Votes: 214,297 | Gross: $77.32M
9. The House of the Spirits (1993)
R | 140 min | Drama, Romance
A rancher, his clairvoyant wife and their family face turbulent years in South America in this adaptation of Isabel Allende's best-seller.
Votes: 20,070 | Gross: $6.27M
10. The Man Without a Face (1993)
PG-13 | 115 min | Drama
Chuck wants to leave home but can't make the grade for boarding school. Then he finds out the disfigured recluse living nearby is an ex-teacher.
Votes: 26,789 | Gross: $24.76M
12. Outrage (1993)
R | 103 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
Ana is an equestrian sharpshooter for a one ring circus in Madrid for a week. Marcos is a reporter doing a Sunday supplement piece. He interviews her and she invites him to dinner with the ... See full summary »
14. The Innocent (1993)
R | 119 min | Drama
A young engineer is sent to post World War II Berlin to help the Americans, in spying on the Russians. In a time and place where discretion is still a man's best friend, he falls in love ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,428 | Gross: $0.55M
16. Malice (1993)
R | 107 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
A tale about a happily married couple who would like to have children. Tracy teaches art, Andy's a college dean. Things are never the same after she is taken to hospital and operated upon by Jed, a "know all" doctor.
Votes: 21,665 | Gross: $46.04M
17. Guilty as Sin (1993)
R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A female lawyer takes an accused wife-murderer as a client, but finds herself morally compelled to betray him one way or another.
Votes: 4,517 | Gross: $22.89M
18. Where the Rivers Flow North (1993)
PG-13 | 106 min | Drama
In 1927, in Kingdom County, Vermont, a large dam is to be built, however, Noel Lord, a logger and cedar-oil harvester, won't give up his lifetime lease on land that will be flooded. The dam... See full summary »
Votes: 453 | Gross: $0.60M
19. Love & Human Remains (1993)
R | 100 min | Drama, Comedy
Set in a dreary urban landscape of Edmonton, LOVE AND HUMAN REMAINS is a dark comedy about a group of twentysomethings looking for love and meaning in the '90s. The film focuses on ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,395 | Gross: $0.95M
20. Trauma (1993)
R | 106 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A young man tries to help a teenage European girl who escaped from a clinic hospital after witnessing the murder of her parents by a serial killer and they try to find the killer before the killer finds them.
22. Six Degrees of Separation (1993)
R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
An affluent New York City couple finds their lives touched, intruded upon, and compelled by a mysterious young black man who is never quite who he says he is.
Votes: 19,151 | Gross: $6.41M
23. Clean, Shaven (1993)
Not Rated | 79 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After a man suffering from schizophrenia is released from a mental institution, he attempts to get his daughter back from her adoptive family.
25. Painted Desert (1993)
106 min | Drama
A Japanese-American woman and her paralyzed friend and pow in WW2, Barbara, run a desert diner. A mob boss has a ranch nearby and things heat up, when a hitman and a thief arrive at the café.
26. Fear of a Black Hat (1993)
R | 88 min | Comedy, Music
A mockumentary chronicling the rise and fall of NWH, a not particularly talented--or particularly bright but always controversial--hip-hop group.
Votes: 3,738 | Gross: $0.24M
29. The Advocate (1993)
R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, History
In medieval France, young lawyer Richard Courtois leaves Paris for the simpler life in the country. However, he is soon drawn into amorous and political intrigues. At the same time, he is ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,795 | Gross: $0.67M
30. Joey Breaker (1993)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Joey Breaker is a fast-talking, ambitious, workaholic agent representing actors, screenwriters, and comedians for the New York firm of Morgan Creative. He is callous and intolerant, but ... See full summary »