Movies from 1998

A Bug's Life

A Bug's Life (1998)   3/53/53/53/53/5

95 mins     Adventure , Animation, Comedy      

So I have mentioned before, there was a time where I would avoid animations like the plague and as such whilst it has been over 15 years since "A Bug's Life" came out I had managed to avoid seeing it till now. And surprisingl...

A Chance of Snow

A Chance of Snow (1998)   3/53/53/53/53/5

87 mins     Drama, TV Movie      

A Chance of Snow (1998) JoBeth Williams and Michael Ontkean star as a recently divorced couple who find themselves stuck at the same airport due to snow where an old couple offer them marital advice...

A Change of Heart

A Change of Heart (1998)   3/53/53/53/53/5

102 mins     Drama, TV Movie      

One of the problems when reviewing movies especially TV movies is that you can stumble across a movie which seems to have impressed other viewers but leaves you not so impressed because it all feels so familiar. That is the i...

A Civil Action

A Civil Action (1998)   3/53/53/53/53/5

115 mins     Drama      

If you think about courtroom dramas the chances are a few John Grisham movies will come to mind and maybe a few very similar ones. But whilst "A Civil Action" is a courtroom drama it is neither an adaptation of a John Grisham...

A Father for Brittany

A Father for Brittany (1998)   3/53/53/53/53/5

91 mins     Drama, TV Movie      

A Father for Brittany (1998) Andrew McCarthy stars as Keith, a recently widowed husband who faces a battle to keep hold of his recently adopted child...

A Night at the Roxbury

A Night at the Roxbury (1998)   2/52/52/52/52/5

82 mins     Comedy, Romance      

A Night at the Roxbury (1998) Will Ferrell & Chris Kattan star as brothers who dream of owning their own club but find themselves being seduced by two money grabbing women...

A Perfect Murder

A Perfect Murder (1998)   3/53/53/53/53/5

107 mins     Crime, Thriller      

Whilst Alfred Hitchcock's "Dial M for Murder" is not one of his better movies it's a brave man who tries to deliver a remake of any of Hitchcock's movies. But then although "A Perfect Murder" uses the same Frederick Knott pla...

A Simple Plan

A Simple Plan (1998)   3/53/53/53/53/5

121 mins     Crime, Drama, Thriller      

"A Simple Plan" is one of the simplest movies I have watched, it is a study of what money can do to a man. Now in truth that isn't a new idea, I can think of a few movies I have watched over the years which focus on what mone...

Alien Abduction: The McPherson Tape

Alien Abduction: The McPherson Tape (1998)   1/51/51/51/51/5

93 mins     Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, TV Movie      

The opening of "Alien Abduction: The McPherson Tape" gives us this spiel about a 16 year old teenager recording his families thanksgiving but ending up recording much more than he expected as their thanksgiving for all sense ...

American History X

American History X (1998)   4/54/54/54/54/5

119 mins     Drama      

Racism is a tough subject to make a movie about, a powerful subject which brings out strong feelings many of which are shown in "American History X". In fact "American History X" shows you a lot of things when it comes to rac...

Antz

Antz (1998)   3/53/53/53/53/5

83 mins     Adventure , Animation, Comedy      

"Antz" is by no means a terrible animation but neither is it an especially good one, in the world of animation it is distinctly average. And that is a major problem as whilst it's entertaining to watch you it's also rather fo...

Apt Pupil

Apt Pupil (1998)   3/53/53/53/53/5

111 mins     Drama, Thriller      

Adapted from a Stephen King novel "Apt Pupil" is an unsurprisingly disturbing movie. It has a disturbing basis and concept and much of what happens is disturbing yet despite a disturbing performance from Ian McKellen and soli...

Armageddon

Armageddon (1998)   3/53/53/53/53/5

150 mins     Action , Adventure , Drama, Thriller      

There has been a growing trend in cinema for many years to launch a big blockbuster movie where the basis of the plot is that the world faces impending doom only for the Americans to save the day with some far fetched idea. M...

Atomic Dog

Atomic Dog (1998)   2/52/52/52/52/5

95 mins     Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller, TV Movie      

Atomic Dog: a dog which suffered radiation from a nuclear link and its offspring become super intelligent and aggressive putting a town in fange...

Babe: Pig in the City

Babe: Pig in the City (1998)   2/52/52/52/52/5

97 mins     Adventure , Comedy, Drama      

I enjoyed "Babe" when it came out in the mid 90s but I wasn't a major fan and that may be of importance as I wonder whether if I had been a huge fan I would have enjoyed the sequel "Babe: Pig in the City" more. Oh there are s...

Before He Wakes

Before He Wakes (1998)   3/53/53/53/53/5

97 mins     Drama, Thriller, TV Movie      

To my knowledge "Before He Wakes" doesn't say upfront that it is based on or inspired by a true story but it is based on Jerry Bledsoe's novel of the same name which is about Barbara Stager who in 1989 was convicted for murde...

Best of the Best 4: Without Warning

Best of the Best 4: Without Warning (1998)   2/52/52/52/52/5

90 mins     Action , Thriller      

If you watched "Best of the Best" and found the underdog sports tale to your taste be warned as the 3 sequels are very different. The 2nd movie was about revenge, the third was about one man helping rid a town of trouble and ...

The Big Hit

The Big Hit (1998)   3/53/53/53/53/5

91 mins     Action , Comedy, Crime      

"The Big Hit" is basically a spoof movie, but rather than playing it for laughs with dumb jokes it plays it for laughs with over the top action and characters. That makes it amusingly curious when you have something as styliz...

The Big Lebowski

The Big Lebowski (1998)   3/53/53/53/53/5

17 mins     Comedy, Crime      

There are a lot of people who absolutely loves the Coen's "The Big Lebowski", I'm not one of them, I only like it. I like it because to be honest it's not that special, oh it has some wonderful performances and at the centre ...

Black Thunder

Black Thunder (1998)   2/52/52/52/52/5

85 mins     Action , Drama      

Black Thunder: Michael Dudikoff stars in this b-movie as Vince who has to heroically get back a stolen plane before terrorists use it for something nasty...

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