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2. The Exterminator (1980)
R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A man's best friend is killed on the streets of New York City. The man (Robert Ginty) then transforms into a violent killer, turning New York City into a great war zone, and Christopher George is the only one to stop him.
3. Ragtime (1981)
PG | 155 min | Drama
A young black pianist becomes embroiled in the lives of an upper-class white family set among the racial tensions, infidelity, violence, and other nostalgic events in early 1900s New York City.
Votes: 8,112 | Gross: $21.02M
6. Coming to America (1988)
R | 116 min | Comedy, Romance
An extremely pampered African Prince travels to Queens, New York, and goes undercover to find a wife that he can respect for her intelligence and will.
Votes: 149,673 | Gross: $128.15M
7. Dead Man Out (1989 TV Movie)
87 min | Crime, Drama
A psychiatrist is sent to evaluate if a convicted multiple murderer who's awaiting execution on Death Row for eighth year now and whose behavior during that time got more and more erratic is still mentally fit to be executed.
8. Do the Right Thing (1989)
R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama
On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence.
Votes: 77,124 | Gross: $27.55M
10. A Shock to the System (1990)
R | 88 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
When you think you're at the top of the corporate ladder and then discover they have managed to pull that ladder away, sometimes you have to take it upon yourself to "level" the playing ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,793 | Gross: $3.42M
11. Def by Temptation (1990)
R | 95 min | Horror
An evil succubus is preying on libidinous black men in New York City, and all that stands in her way is a minister-in-training, an aspiring actor, and a cop who specializes in cases involving the supernatural.
Votes: 1,154 | Gross: $2.22M
12. Betsy's Wedding (1990)
R | 94 min | Comedy, Romance
Offbeat fashion student Betsy Hopper and her strait-laced investment-banker fiancé, Jake Lovell, just want an intimate little wedding reception, but Betsy's father, Eddie, a Long Island ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,195 | Gross: $19.74M
14. The Exorcist III (1990)
R | 110 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A police Lieutenant uncovers more than he bargained for as his investigation of a series of murders, which have all the hallmarks of the deceased Gemini serial killer, leads him to question the patients of a psychiatric ward.
Votes: 22,693 | Gross: $26.10M
15. Goodfellas (1990)
R | 146 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The story of Henry Hill and his life in the mob, covering his relationship with his wife Karen Hill and his mob partners Jimmy Conway and Tommy DeVito in the Italian-American crime syndicate.
Votes: 928,176 | Gross: $46.84M
16. The Return of Superfly (1990)
R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama
This is a sequel to Super Fly (1972). In it, Nathan Purdee is now playing the role of Priest, who was played by Ron O'Neal in the previous movie. In it, Eddie, Priest's old partner, was ... See full summary »
Votes: 275 | Gross: $0.61M
20. Strictly Business (1991)
PG-13 | 83 min | Comedy, Romance
Two black friends, one of lighter skin complexion than the other, try to use each other to improve their social and professional positions.
Votes: 1,723 | Gross: $7.68M
21. Dead and Alive: The Race for Gus Farace (1991 TV Movie)
R | 93 min | Mystery, Action
Both sides of the law hunt Costabile ''Gus'' Farace (Tony Danza) for slaying a federal drug agent in 1989 New York City.
22. Fathers & Sons (1992)
R | 109 min | Drama, Thriller
A beach runner and bookworm (Goldblum) has difficulty communicating with his son. He meets a psychic on a pier at the beach and soon his world turns topsy-turvy with a serial killer coming ... See full summary »
24. White Sands (1992)
R | 101 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A small southwestern town Sheriff finds a body in the desert with a suitcase and five hundred thousand dollars. He impersonates the man and stumbles into an F.B.I. investigation.
Votes: 6,500 | Gross: $9.01M
26. Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)
PG-13 | 84 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A spoof on Lethal Weapon (1987), other movies, TV commercials etc. 2 unlike LA cops investigate a cocaine in girl scout cookies case.
Votes: 42,159 | Gross: $27.98M
27. Amos & Andrew (1993)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Crime
A Pulitzer prize writer buys a cabin. The neighbors get suspicious when a stranger "breaks in". They see a black man and call the police, who start shooting at him. The sheriff tries a cover-up involving a white petty crook. Bad idea.
Votes: 8,128 | Gross: $9.75M
28. Menace II Society (1993)
R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A young street hustler attempts to escape the rigors and temptations of the ghetto in a quest for a better life.
Votes: 47,554 | Gross: $27.90M
29. True Romance (1993)
R | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
In Detroit, a lonely pop culture geek marries a call girl, steals cocaine from her pimp, and tries to sell it in Hollywood. Meanwhile, the owners of the cocaine, the Mob, track them down in an attempt to reclaim it.
Votes: 192,145 | Gross: $12.28M
31. Assault at West Point: The Court-Martial of Johnson Whittaker (1994 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Thriller
The story of Johnson Whittaker, one of the first African-American cadets admitted to West Point. Tied down and beaten by his fellow cadets, Whittaker was court-martialed on the grounds that... See full summary »
33. Hail Caesar (1994)
PG | 100 min | Comedy
Caesar is a would-be rock star. But for now, he works at a pencil eraser factory. Soon he falls in love with the owner's daughter. In order to get her, he bets with the old man that he can ... See full summary »
34. Pulp Fiction (1994)
R | 154 min | Crime, Drama
The lives of two mob hitmen, a boxer, a gangster and his wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.
Votes: 1,685,760 | Gross: $107.93M
35. The New Age (1994)
R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama
Episodic movie about a rich yuppie couple who, going broke, can't decide if they want to stay together and openly sleep around and experiment with different lifestyles.
Votes: 974 | Gross: $0.25M
36. The Search for One-eye Jimmy (1994)
R | 80 min | Comedy
While working on a documentary on his old neighborhood, a young film school graduate shifts the focus of his production onto the disappearance of a local resident and the strange characters... See full summary »
39. Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995)
R | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
John McClane and a Harlem store owner are targeted by German terrorist Simon Gruber in New York City, where he plans to rob the Federal Reserve Building.
Votes: 345,372 | Gross: $100.01M
40. Hard Eight (1996)
R | 101 min | Crime, Drama
Professional gambler Sydney teaches John the tricks of the trade. John does well until he falls for cocktail waitress Clementine.
Votes: 36,898 | Gross: $0.22M
41. The Great White Hype (1996)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Sport
When the champ's promoter, Reverend Sultan, decides something new is needed to boost the marketability of the boxing matches, he searches and finds the only man to ever beat the champ. The ... See full summary »
Votes: 8,096 | Gross: $7.87M
42. Trees Lounge (1996)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama
Tommy is an unemployed mechanic who spends most of his time in a bar (Trees Lounge) in a small blue collar town. He seems to always be thinking, "If only X then I could stop drinking".
Votes: 12,834 | Gross: $0.70M
43. A Time to Kill (1996)
R | 149 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
In Canton, Mississippi, a fearless young lawyer and his assistant defend a black man accused of murdering two white men who raped his ten-year-old daughter, inciting violent retribution and revenge from the Ku Klux Klan.
Votes: 121,420 | Gross: $108.77M
45. One Eight Seven (1997)
R | 119 min | Drama, Thriller
15 months after being stabbed 9 times by a student at work as a high school teacher in NYC, Mr. Garfield is working in LA as a substitute teacher come full-time. He refuses to be a victim anymore.
Votes: 20,795 | Gross: $5.72M
47. Jackie Brown (1997)
R | 154 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A middle-aged woman finds herself in the middle of a huge conflict that will either make her a profit or cost her life.
Votes: 292,555 | Gross: $39.67M
49. Out of Sight (1998)
R | 123 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama