Top 1991 IMDb Rated Movies

List of highest IMDb ranked movies released in 1991 as rated by IMDb users. How many if these have you watched? YesMovies - Watch Free Movies and TV Shows Online - Official YesMovies

[#1] The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Clarice Starling is a top student at the FBI's training academy. Jack Crawford wants Clarice to interview Dr. Hannibal Lecter, a brilliant psychiatrist who is also a violent psychopath, serving life behind bars for various acts of murder and cannibalism. Crawford believes that Lecter may have insight into a case and that Starling, as an attractive young woman, may be just the bait to draw him out.

Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller

Director: Jonathan Demme

Cast: Alex Coleman, Anthony Heald, Anthony Hopkins, Brooke Smith,...

Country: US

Duration: 119 min

Release: 1991

Rated: R

IMDb: 8.6 (1,273,755 votes)

[#2] Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

Nearly 10 years have passed since Sarah Connor was targeted for termination by a cyborg from the future. Now her son, John, the future leader of the resistance, is the target for a newer, more deadly terminator. Once again, the resistance has managed to send a protector back to attempt to save John and his mother Sarah.

Genre: Action, Science Fiction, Thriller

Director: James Cameron

Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Castulo Guerra, Danny Cooksey, Earl Boen,...

Country: France, US

Duration: 137 min

Release: 1991

Rated: R

IMDb: 8.5 (997,469 votes)

[#3] Raise the Red Lantern (1991)

China in the 1920s. After her father's death, 19 year old Songlian is forced to marry the much older lord of a powerful family. With three wives already, each living in a separate house within the great castle, there is fierce competition for his attention and the privileges that are gained. This competition gets out of hand...

Genre: Drama

Director: Zhang Yimou

Cast: Cao Cuifen, Cao Zeng-Yin, Chu Xiao, Cui Zhi-Gang,...

Country: China, Hong Kong, Taiwan

Duration: 125 min

Release: 1991

Rated: PG

IMDb: 8.1 (30,720 votes)

[#4] JFK (1991)

Follows the investigation into the assassination of President John F. Kennedy led by New Orleans district attorney Jim Garrison.

Genre: Drama, History, Thriller

Director: Oliver Stone

Cast: Donald Sutherland, Gary Oldman, Jack Lemmon, Jay O. Sanders,...

Country: US

Duration: 189 min

Release: 1991

Rated: R

IMDb: 8.0 (142,401 votes)

[#5] Beauty and the Beast (1991)

Follow the adventures of Belle, a bright young woman who finds herself in the castle of a prince who's been turned into a mysterious beast. With the help of the castle's enchanted staff, Belle soon learns the most important lesson of all -- that true beauty comes from within.

Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Romance

Director: Kirk Wise

Cast: Alvin Epstein, Angela Lansbury, Bradley Pierce, David Ogden Stiers,...

Country: US

Duration: 84 min

Release: 1991

Rated: G

IMDb: 8.0 (417,754 votes)

[#6] The Double Life of Véronique (1991)

Véronique is a beautiful young French woman who aspires to be a renowned singer; Weronika lives in Poland, has a similar career goal and looks identical to Véronique, though the two are not related. The film follows both women as they contend with the ups and downs of their individual lives, with Véronique embarking on an unusual romance with Alexandre Fabbri, a puppeteer who may be able to help her with her existential issues.

Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

Director: Krzysztof Kieślowski

Cast: Alain Frérot, Aleksander Bardini, Claude Duneton, Gilles Gaston-Dreyfus,...

Country: France, Norway, Poland

Duration: 98 min

Release: 1991

Rated: R

IMDb: 7.8 (44,491 votes)

[#7] Night on Earth (1991)

An anthology of 5 different cab drivers in 5 American and European cities and their remarkable fares on the same eventful night.

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Director: Jim Jarmusch

Cast: Alan Randolph Scott, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Béatrice Dalle, Gena Rowlands,...

Country: Finland, France, Germany, UK, US

Duration: 128 min

Release: 1991

Rated: R

IMDb: 7.8 (55,513 votes)

[#8] Boyz n the Hood (1991)

Boyz n the Hood is the popular and successful film and social criticism from John Singleton about the conditions in South Central Los Angeles where teenagers are involved in gun fights and drug dealing on a daily basis.

Genre: Drama

Director: John Singleton

Cast: Alysia Rogers, Angela Bassett, Cuba Gooding Jr., Desi Arnez Hines II,...

Country: US

Duration: 112 min

Release: 1991

Rated: R

IMDb: 7.8 (126,420 votes)

[#9] Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)

Amidst her own personality crisis, southern housewife Evelyn Couch meets Ninny, an outgoing old woman who tells her the story of Idgie Threadgoode and Ruth Jamison, two young women who experienced hardships and love in Whistle Stop, Alabama in the 1920s.

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Director: Jon Avnet

Cast: Chris O'Donnell, Cicely Tyson, Fannie Flagg, Gailard Sartain,...

Country: US

Duration: 130 min

Release: 1991

Rated: PG-13

IMDb: 7.7 (67,085 votes)

[#10] Barton Fink (1991)

A renowned New York playwright is enticed to California to write for the movies and discovers the hellish truth of Hollywood.

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Director: Joel Coen

Cast: Christopher Murney, David Warrilow, Frances McDormand, Harry Bugin,...

Country: UK, US

Duration: 116 min

Release: 1991

Rated: R

IMDb: 7.7 (113,418 votes)