Best award winning movies with a seedy underworld from 1990s

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with a seedy underworld from 1990s! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with a seedy underworld from 1990s, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 GoodFellas (1990)

The true story of Henry Hill, a half-Irish, half-Sicilian Brooklyn kid who is adopted by neighbourhood gangsters at an early age and climbs the ranks of a Mafia family under the guidance of Jimmy Conway.

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1990-09-12 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Ray Liotta, Robert De Niro

Rating

rating icon 8.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #10 for
    like Scarface
  2. Ranked #36 for
    extraordinary
  3. Ranked #62 for
    masterpiece

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2 L.A. Confidential (1997)

Three detectives in the corrupt and brutal L.A. police force of the 1950s use differing methods to uncover a conspiracy behind the shotgun slayings of the patrons at an all-night diner.

Info

1997-09-19 | Crime / Mystery

Cast

Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce

Rating

rating icon 7.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #27 for
    critically acclaimed
  2. Ranked #34 for
    exceptional
  3. Ranked #45 for
    scuzzy

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3 Bugsy (1991)

New York gangster Ben 'Bugsy' Siegel takes a brief business trip to Los Angeles. A sharp-dressing womanizer with a foul temper, Siegel doesn't hesitate to kill or maim anyone crossing him. In L.A. the life, the movies, and most of all strong-willed Virginia Hill detain him while his family wait back home. Then a trip to a run-down gambling joint at a spot in the desert known as Las Vegas gives him his big idea.

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1991-12-10 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Warren Beatty, Annette Bening

Rating

rating icon 6.389
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #23 for
    like Scarface
  2. Ranked #58 for
    Oscar nomination deserving
  3. Ranked #79 for
    glitzy

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4 Leaving Las Vegas (1995)

Ben Sanderson, an alcoholic Hollywood screenwriter who lost everything because of his drinking, arrives in Las Vegas to drink himself to death. There, he meets and forms an uneasy friendship and non-interference pact with prostitute Sera.

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1995-10-27 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Nicolas Cage, Elisabeth Shue

Rating

rating icon 7.265
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #95 for
    great acting
  2. Ranked #118 for
    pill-popping
  3. Ranked #126 for
    Oscar-worthy performance

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5 Midaq Alley (1995)

Heated tempers, frustrated desires and dashed hopes plague a diverse group of individuals whose lives cross paths in Mexico City. There is the bar-owner's son, Chava, who yearns to emigrate to America. A poor barber, Abel, is madly in love with the gorgeous Alma, who eventually becomes a high-class prostitute. Finally, there is Susanita, the desperate spinster who pursues many love affairs in hopes of finding a husband.

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1995-05-05 | Drama

Cast

Ernesto Gómez Cruz, María Rojo

Rating

rating icon 7.009
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #50 for
    Multiple POV
  2. Ranked #192 for
    cruel twist
  3. Ranked #246 for
    disapproving character

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6 The Usual Suspects (1995)

Held in an L.A. interrogation room, Verbal Kint attempts to convince the feds that a mythic crime lord, Keyser Soze, not only exists, but was also responsible for drawing him and his four partners into a multi-million dollar heist that ended with an explosion in San Pedro harbor – leaving few survivors. Verbal lures his interrogators with an incredible story of the crime lord's almost supernatural prowess.

Info

1995-07-19 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Gabriel Byrne, Stephen Baldwin

Rating

rating icon 8.185
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #71 for
    masterful story
  2. Ranked #94 for
    like Knives Out
  3. Ranked #144 for
    smart and witty dialogue

Trailer

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7 Men in Black (1997)

After a police chase with an otherworldly being, a New York City cop is recruited as an agent in a top-secret organization established to monitor and police alien activity on Earth: the Men in Black. Agent Kay and new recruit Agent Jay find themselves in the middle of a deadly plot by an intergalactic terrorist who has arrived on Earth to assassinate two ambassadors from opposing galaxies.

Info

1997-07-02 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith

Rating

rating icon 7.197
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #53 for
    interplanetary
  2. Ranked #70 for
    cocksure
  3. Ranked #83 for
    great soundtrack

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8 Two Hands (1999)

A 19-year-old finds himself in debt to a local gangster when some gang loot disappears and sets him on the run from thugs. Meanwhile, two street kids start a shopping spree when they find the missing money.

Info

1999-07-29 | Comedy / Crime

Cast

Heath Ledger, Bryan Brown

Rating

rating icon 6.622
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #38 for
    hoary
  2. Ranked #68 for
    neon-drenched
  3. Ranked #104 for
    scuzzy

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9 The Grifters (1990)

A young short-con grifter suffers both injury and the displeasure of reuniting with his criminal mother, all the while dating an unpredictable young lady.

Info

1990-08-08 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Anjelica Huston, John Cusack

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #25 for
    pulpy
  2. Ranked #29 for
    scammer
  3. Ranked #31 for
    Multigenre

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10 All About My Mother (1999)

Following the tragic death of her teenage son, Manuela travels from Madrid to Barcelona in an attempt to contact the long-estranged father the boy never knew. She reunites with an old friend, an outspoken transgender sex worker, and befriends a troubled actress and a pregnant, HIV-positive nun.

Info

1999-04-16 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Cecilia Roth, Marisa Paredes

Rating

rating icon 7.649
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #91 for
    afterschool special
  2. Ranked #177 for
    good
  3. Ranked #187 for
    tour de force

Trailer

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