Best award winning movies with a compelling portrayal from 1994

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with a compelling portrayal from 1994! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with a compelling portrayal from 1994, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Ed Wood (1994)

The mostly true story of the legendary "worst director of all time", who, with the help of his strange friends, filmed countless B-movies without ever becoming famous or successful.

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1994-09-28 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Johnny Depp, Martin Landau

Rating

rating icon 7.493
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #64 for
    hagiography
  2. Ranked #108 for
    immensely talented
  3. Ranked #120 for
    for Valentine's Day

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2 Quiz Show (1994)

Herbert Stempel's transformation into an unexpected television personality unfolds as he secures victory on the cherished American game show, 'Twenty-One.' However, when the show introduces the highly skilled contestant Charles Van Doren to replace Stempel, it compels Stempel to let out his frustrations and call out the show as rigged. Lawyer Richard Goodwin steps in and attempts to uncover the orchestrated deception behind the scenes.

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1994-08-25 | History / Drama

Cast

Ralph Fiennes, John Turturro

Rating

rating icon 7.275
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #85 for
    like The Da Vinci Code
  2. Ranked #101 for
    dishonest
  3. Ranked #151 for
    bamboozled

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3 The Madness of King George (1994)

Aging King George III of England is exhibiting signs of madness, a problem little understood in 1788. As the monarch alternates between bouts of confusion and near-violent outbursts of temper, his hapless doctors attempt the ineffectual cures of the day. Meanwhile, Queen Charlotte and Prime Minister William Pitt the Younger attempt to prevent the king's political enemies, led by the Prince of Wales, from usurping the throne.

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1994-12-28 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Nigel Hawthorne, Helen Mirren

Rating

rating icon 6.762
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #89 for
    Period Drama
  2. Ranked #111 for
    wild-card actor
  3. Ranked #150 for
    frivolous

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4 Crumb (1994)

This movie chronicles the life and times of R. Crumb. Robert Crumb is the cartoonist/artist who drew Keep On Truckin', Fritz the Cat, and played a major pioneering role in the genesis of underground comix. Through interviews with his mother, two brothers, wife, and ex-girlfriends, as well as selections from his vast quantity of graphic art, we are treated to a darkly comic ride through one man's subconscious mind.

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1994-09-10 | Documentary

Cast

Robert Crumb, Aline Kominsky

Rating

rating icon 7.54
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #47 for
    bawdy
  2. Ranked #65 for
    capturing the zeitgeist
  3. Ranked #132 for
    with daddy issue

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5 Eat Drink Man Woman (1994)

A retired and widowed Chinese master chef Chu and his family live in modern day Taipei, Taiwan. He lives with his three attractive daughters, all of whom are unattached. Soon, each of the daughters encounter new men in their lives. When these new relationships blossom, stereotypes are broken and the living situation within the family changes. Since the family has difficulty expressing their love for each other, the intricate preparation of banquet quality dishes for their Sunday dinners is the surrogate for their familial feelings.

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1994-08-03 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Sihung Lung, Yang Kuei-Mei

Rating

rating icon 7.565
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #22 for
    gastronomic
  2. Ranked #127 for
    didactic
  3. Ranked #134 for
    like Chef

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6 The Boys of St. Vincent (1994)

The true story of boys being sexually abused at their orphanage, run by a religious community in Newfoundland.

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1994-06-03 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Henry Czerny, Johnny Morina

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #59 for
    vomit-inducing
  2. Ranked #106 for
    barely intelligible
  3. Ranked #153 for
    morally dubious

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7 Queen Margot (1994)

Paris, Kingdom of France, August 18, 1572. To avoid the outbreak of a religious war, the Catholic princess Marguerite de Valois, sister of the feeble King Charles IX, marries the Huguenot King Henry III of Navarre.

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1994-05-13 | Drama / History

Cast

Isabelle Adjani, Daniel Auteuil

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #109 for
    history buff
  2. Ranked #110 for
    backstabbing
  3. Ranked #113 for
    highly erotic

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8 Hoop Dreams (1994)

Every school day, African-American teenagers William Gates and Arthur Agee travel 90 minutes each way from inner-city Chicago to St. Joseph High School in Westchester, Illinois, a predominately white suburban school well-known for the excellence of its basketball program. Gates and Agee dream of NBA stardom, and with the support of their close-knit families, they battle the social and physical obstacles that stand in their way. This acclaimed documentary was shot over the course of five years.

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1994-09-12 | Documentary

Cast

William Gates, Arthur Agee

Rating

rating icon 7.627
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #88 for
    underdog
  2. Ranked #111 for
    game changer
  3. Ranked #257 for
    uphill battle

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9 Once Were Warriors (1994)

A drama about a Maori family living in Auckland, New Zealand. Lee Tamahori tells the story of Beth Heke’s strong will to keep her family together during times of unemployment and abuse from her violent and alcoholic husband.

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1994-09-02 | Drama

Cast

Rena Owen, Temuera Morrison

Rating

rating icon 7.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #102 for
    for the fearless
  2. Ranked #159 for
    short-fused character
  3. Ranked #168 for
    foster father

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10 Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)

Over the course of five social occasions, a committed bachelor must consider the notion that he may have discovered love.

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1994-03-09 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Hugh Grant, Andie MacDowell

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #107 for
    tetchy
  2. Ranked #139 for
    smart and witty dialogue
  3. Ranked #176 for
    head over heels

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