Best most potent award winning movies from 1999

View today’s top 10 movies with most potent from 1999 based on the crowd's interest from popular searches across the country. People have searched for the greatest movies of all time with most potent from 1999.

1 Boys Don't Cry (1999)

A young transgender man explores his gender identity and searches for love in rural Nebraska.

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1999-09-02 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Hilary Swank, Chloë Sevigny

Rating

rating icon 7.414
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #94 for
    great acting
  2. Ranked #158 for
    white trash
  3. Ranked #206 for
    Oscar-worthy performance

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2 The Insider (1999)

A research chemist comes under personal and professional attack when he decides to appear in a 60 Minutes exposé on Big Tobacco.

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1999-10-28 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Al Pacino, Russell Crowe

Rating

rating icon 7.461
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #97 for
    Oscar-worthy performance
  2. Ranked #240 for
    crusading
  3. Ranked #273 for
    superb acting

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3 Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999)

An acclaimed stage performer, Dorothy still struggled with the challenge of her color, in a time that wouldn't let some stars in by the front door. Yet against the odds she beat out many more famous rivals for the role of "Carmen Jones", becoming the first black woman ever nominated for a Best Actress Academy Award. Marriages and affairs would break her heart, but her heart was strong. Seductive and easily seduced, she was born to be a star - with all the glory and all the pain of being loved, abused, cheated, glorified, undermined and undefeated. Here was a woman who wouldn't wait in the wings. Halle Berry stars as Dorothy Dandrige.

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1999-08-21 | Drama

Cast

Halle Berry, Brent Spiner

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #64 for
    immensely talented
  2. Ranked #140 for
    Biography
  3. Ranked #152 for
    timely reminder

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4 The Green Mile (1999)

A supernatural tale set on death row in a Southern prison, where gentle giant John Coffey possesses the mysterious power to heal people's ailments. When the cell block's head guard, Paul Edgecomb, recognizes Coffey's miraculous gift, he tries desperately to help stave off the condemned man's execution.

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1999-12-10 | Fantasy / Drama

Cast

Tom Hanks, David Morse

Rating

rating icon 8.505
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #86 for
    healing
  2. Ranked #102 for
    innocent man
  3. Ranked #105 for
    for Stephen King's fans

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5 Magnolia (1999)

On one random day in the San Fernando Valley, a dying father, a young wife, a male caretaker, a famous lost son, a police officer in love, a boy genius, an ex-boy genius, a game show host and an estranged daughter will each become part of a dazzling multiplicity of plots, but one story.

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1999-12-17 | Drama

Cast

Jeremy Blackman, Tom Cruise

Rating

rating icon 7.733
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #57 for
    with biblical reference
  2. Ranked #195 for
    interconnected story
  3. Ranked #227 for
    extraordinary

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6 American Beauty (1999)

Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation with his daughter's attractive friend.

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1999-09-15 | Drama

Cast

Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening

Rating

rating icon 8.019
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #16 for
    remarkable
  2. Ranked #33 for
    Oscar-worthy performance
  3. Ranked #41 for
    with marital problems

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7 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)

Anakin Skywalker, a young slave strong with the Force, is discovered on Tatooine. Meanwhile, the evil Sith have returned, enacting their plot for revenge against the Jedi.

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1999-05-19 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Liam Neeson, Ewan McGregor

Rating

rating icon 6.552
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #118 for
    interplanetary
  2. Ranked #174 for
    poindexter
  3. Ranked #196 for
    Saga

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8 The Straight Story (1999)

A retired farmer and widower in his 70s, Alvin Straight learns one day that his distant brother Lyle has suffered a stroke and may not recover. Alvin is determined to make things right with Lyle while he still can, but his brother lives in Wisconsin, while Alvin is stuck in Iowa with no car and no driver's license. Then he hits on the idea of making the trip on his old lawnmower, thus beginning a picturesque and at times deeply spiritual odyssey.

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1999-10-15 | Drama

Cast

Richard Farnsworth, Sissy Spacek

Rating

rating icon 7.729
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #59 for
    cantankerous
  2. Ranked #90 for
    didactic
  3. Ranked #100 for
    mawkish

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9 The Matrix (1999)

Set in the 22nd century, The Matrix tells the story of a computer hacker who joins a group of underground insurgents fighting the vast and powerful computers who now rule the earth.

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1999-03-31 | Action / Science Fiction

Cast

Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne

Rating

rating icon 8.218
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #9 for
    with biblical reference
  2. Ranked #43 for
    great sound effects
  3. Ranked #54 for
    game changer

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10 The War Zone (1999)

An alienated teenager, saddened that he has moved away from London, must find a way to deal with a dark family secret.

Info

1999-06-11 | Drama

Cast

Ray Winstone, Tilda Swinton

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #54 for
    confusing
  2. Ranked #81 for
    first timer
  3. Ranked #211 for
    stoic

Trailer

The War Zone trailer
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