The 8 best movies of the 90s from Netflix and HBO

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Difficult find titles that unite us all or that, at least, we like the majority. Yes, it is true that the large platforms of streaming content are acquiring a large catalog of cinema and more and more platforms invite us to watch movies at home, but be it Netflix and HBO are among the services that export more cinemas around the world. On this occasion, since we want the nostalgia for the 90s invade you a little, we want to offer you i our movie recommendations, just like we did with the best Netflix original movies.

Alien 3 once again confronts Lieutenant Ripley with his archenemy.

If you feel like or are willing to get carried away by stories as amazing as they are epic, you may need to revisit titles that you had seen at the time, but that you have almost completely forgotten, or if you just want to have fun yourself with the best of the decade Since the 90s, we have the best movies for you, available at Netflix e HBO.

Choices that leave their mark on this list of movies recommended for you

That you think you are also you the Chosen One, like Neo in The Matrix, or whether you want to see how far human goodness can go, in the wonderful Forrest Gump, we have the perfect movie for you.

  • 12 monkeys
  • Forrest Gump
  • Apollo 13
  • Princess mononoke
  • Seven
  • Titanic
  • Alien 3
  • The day of the beast

12 monkeys

Under the direction of Terry Gilliam, this work, adored by many and unjustly ignored, offers us a dystopian future, waiting for the curves to arrive, where the humanity is almost completely dead to due to the existence of a virus which has decimated the world population. A mysterious organization, called 12 monkeys, appears to be there cause of the disaster and it must be stopped, in an ingenious way time travel, with a madman, or perhaps not so much, as the protagonist.

  • Year: 1995
  • Genre: science fiction
  • Approximate duration: 129 minutes

Forrest Gump

Impossible not to mention this lovely character, which is already part of the cinema history, and don't shed a little tear. With a almost insurmountable soundtrack, this film offers us a journey together with a unhappy man, at least apparently, but that will not leave intimidate anyone to go, little by little, to make his dreams come true, both running endlessly, playing ping-pong. or have your own fishing boat with your best friend Bubba Gump, which among other things gave its name to a chain of restaurants in the United States.

  • Year: 1994
  • Drama
  • Approximate duration: 143 minutes

Apollo 13

Lo Outer space it has been the subject, since the early 60s, of many films about human deeds up there. On this occasion, thanks to one spectacular cast of actors, consisting of Tom Hanks, Kevin Bacon and Bill Paxton, we will live an almost unprecedented adventure a edge of one of the most mythical ships in the entire history of space and whose multiple problems were at the origin of this incredible story of overcoming.

  • Year: 1995
  • Drama
  • Approximate duration: 139 minutes

Princess mononoke

Hayao Miyazaki is, without doubt, one of the modern animation references and this film, his sixth feature film, is an incredible demonstration of his talent, both in capturing complex and special characters, both in telling stories that go beyond just children's stories. There fight between the forest guardians and humans, in the Japan of the Muromachi period, will be the starting point of a story that deserves to enter the Olympus of animated films.

  • Year: 1997
  • Genre: animation
  • Approximate duration: 134 minutes


Under the direction of David Fincher, this film, starring Brad Pitt e Morgan Freeman, he tells us investigations into several murders with one point in common and that is that they are all related to Seven Deadly Sins. If the title is almost a masterpiece in its development, wait until you see the final moments, because this work reserves one of the most spectacular surprises in the history of modern cinema. By the way, it's best to watch the movie with nothing on your stomach, because some scenes are quite explicit.

  • Year: 1995
  • Genre: thriller
  • Approximate duration: 126 minutes


If we are not in front of one of the films most ambitious of his generation, almost like all the cinema that offers the good James Cameron, missing a little. This film, Oscar-winning for satiety, and which shows us the last hours of one of the more impressive and luxurious ships that have been seen at sea, he will give us one of the love stories preferred by the public, accompanied by a dreamy sound of the band.

  • Year: 1997
  • Drama
  • Approximate duration: 187 minutes

Alien 3

David Fincher was also commissioned to show us the more terrible side of outer space in the third part of the terrifying adventures that happen aboard ships unspeakable, with bloodthirsty creatures human and too bad tempered to consider verbal communication with them .. This third chapter, insulted by the critics, invites us to enter one prigione, on a distant planet, where in addition to the fearsome Alien, the lieutenant Ripley he has to face bloodthirsty butchers between cells.

  • Year: 1992
  • Genre: horror
  • Approximate duration: 110 minutes

The day of the beast

We couldn't finalize ours list of film Recommended of the 90s without including one of the more disruptive Spanish films that have been seen for a long time and one of the first films in the filmography of Álex de la Iglesia, the Basque director. If you believed that the diavolo would born in Madrid without the Church knowing it and without a courageous priest, the deceased Alex Angle, that he did whatever was necessary to prevent his reign of terror, you were very wrong, dear spectator.

  • Year: 1995
  • Genre: horror
  • Approximate duration: 99 minutes
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