Top 1993 IMDb Rated Movies

[#1] Schindler’s List (1993)

The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.

Genre: Drama, History, War

Director:

Cast: Adi Nitzan, Andrzej Seweryn, Anna Mucha, Béatrice Macola,...

Country: US

Duration: 195 min

Release: 1993

Rated: R

IMDb: 8.9 (1,168,118 votes)

[#2] Farewell My Concubine (1993)

Abandoned by his prostitute mother in 1920, Douzi was raised by a theater troupe. There he meets Shitou and over the following years the two develop an act entitled "Farewell My Concubine" that brings them fame and fortune. When Shitou marries Juxian, Doutzi becomes jealous, the beginnings of the acting duo's explosive breakup and tragic fall take root.

Genre: Drama

Director:

Cast: Fei Yang, Ge You, Gong Li, Jiang Wenli,...

Country: China, Hong Kong

Duration: 171 min

Release: 1993

Rated: R

IMDb: 8.1 (25,266 votes)

[#3] In the Name of the Father (1993)

A small time thief from Belfast, Gerry Conlon, is falsely implicated in the IRA bombing of a pub that kills several people while he is in London. He and his four friends are coerced by British police into confessing their guilt. Gerry's father and other relatives in London are also implicated in the crime. He spends fifteen years in prison with his father trying to prove his innocence.

Genre: Drama

Director:

Cast: Alison Crosbie, Beatie Edney, Corin Redgrave, Daniel Day-Lewis,...

Country: Ireland, UK

Duration: 133 min

Release: 1993

Rated: R

IMDb: 8.1 (150,950 votes)

[#4] Jurassic Park (1993)

A wealthy entrepreneur secretly creates a theme park featuring living dinosaurs drawn from prehistoric DNA. Before opening day, he invites a team of experts and his two eager grandchildren to experience the park and help calm anxious investors. However, the park is anything but amusing as the security systems go off-line and the dinosaurs escape.

Genre: Adventure, Science Fiction

Director:

Cast: Ariana Richards, BD Wong, Bob Peck, Cameron Thor,...

Country: US

Duration: 127 min

Release: 1993

Rated: PG-13

IMDb: 8.1 (835,523 votes)

[#5] Bound by Honor (1993)

Based on the true life experiences of poet Jimmy Santiago Baca, the film focuses on half-brothers Paco and Cruz, and their bi-racial cousin Miklo. It opens in 1972, as the three are members of an East L.A. gang known as the "Vatos Locos", and the story focuses on how a violent crime and the influence of narcotics alter their lives. Miklo is incarcerated and sent to San Quentin, where he makes a "home" for himself. Cruz becomes an exceptional artist, but a heroin addiction overcomes him wi...

Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Cast: Benjamin Bratt, Billy Bob Thornton, Carlos Carrasco, Damian Chapa,...

Country: US

Duration: 180 min

Release: 1993

Rated: R

IMDb: 8.0 (27,783 votes)

[#6] The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

Tired of scaring humans every October 31 with the same old bag of tricks, Jack Skellington, the spindly king of Halloween Town, kidnaps Santa Claus and plans to deliver shrunken heads and other ghoulish gifts to children on Christmas morning. But as Christmas approaches, Jack's rag-doll girlfriend, Sally, tries to foil his misguided plans.

Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy

Director:

Cast: Carmen Twillie, Catherine O'Hara, Chris Sarandon, Danny Elfman,...

Country: US

Duration: 76 min

Release: 1993

Rated: PG

IMDb: 8.0 (289,328 votes)

[#7] Groundhog Day (1993)

A narcissistic T.V. weatherman, along with his attractive-but-distant producer and mawkish cameraman, is sent to report on Groundhog Day in the small town of Punxsutawney, where he finds himself repeating the same day over and over.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance

Director:

Cast: Andie MacDowell, Angela Paton, Bill Murray, Brian Doyle-Murray,...

Country: US

Duration: 101 min

Release: 1993

Rated: PG

IMDb: 8.0 (557,263 votes)

[#8] Ninja Scroll (1993)

Jubei is a masterless ninja who travels the land alone, lending his services to those with gold—or a worthy cause. His fearsome abilities have served him well, but a plot to overthrow the government threatens to end his wandering ways—and possibly his life.

Genre: Adventure, Animation, Fantasy

Director:

Cast: Akitoshi Ohmori, Daisuke Gouri, Emi Shinohara, Gara Takashima,...

Country: Japan

Duration: 94 min

Release: 1993

Rated: Not Rated

IMDb: 7.9 (33,705 votes)

[#9] Carlito’s Way (1993)

A Puerto-Rican ex-con, just released from prison, pledges to stay away from drugs and violence despite the pressure around him, and lead a better life outside NYC.

Genre: Crime, Thriller

Director:

Cast: Adrian Pasdar, Al Pacino, Ángel Salazar, Frank Minucci,...

Country: US

Duration: 144 min

Release: 1993

Rated: R

IMDb: 7.9 (193,583 votes)

[#10] Three Colors: Blue (1993)

Julie is haunted by her grief after living through a tragic auto wreck that claimed the life of her composer husband and young daughter. Her initial reaction is to withdraw from her relationships, lock herself in her apartment and suppress her pain. But avoiding human interactions on the bustling streets of Paris proves impossible, and she eventually meets up with Olivier, an old friend who harbors a secret love for her, and who could draw her back to reality.

Genre: Drama

Director:

Cast: Benoît Régent, Charlotte Véry, Claude Duneton, Emmanuelle Riva,...

Country: France, Poland, Switzerland

Duration: 98 min

Release: 1993

Rated: R

IMDb: 7.9 (88,425 votes)