The 10 Best 90s Movies On Tubi Right Now, According To IMDb

What was once the streaming giant where all TV and movie buffs streamed entertainment now seems to be struggling due to a saturated market and password sharing (among other things), CNN reported the fall. from Netflix. While few streaming sites can compare to Netflix’s media inventory, their declining stock has investors wondering.

Along with other services like Hulu, Disney+, and HBO Max, Netflix is ​​no longer the big dog. Tubi is the next newer subscription service that stands out for being free and viewers never need a connection to watch movies or shows. Tubi doesn’t always have the latest releases, but the network has some much-loved ’90s movies for those looking for a taste of nostalgia.


Now and Then (1995) – 6.7

From time to time

Tubi is one of the best free movie apps because it contains movies that are not on other streaming services or not promoted enough. The classic 1995 drama From time to time is a prime example of a movie that gets overlooked but was loved in its time.

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Starring Demi Moore, Rosie O’Donnell, Melanie Griffith and Rita Wilson, the film followed the reunion of four childhood best friends after Wilson’s character was about to give birth. The four very different women had flashbacks to their time as friends in the 70s, showing just how far this group of women have gone through. There are dramatic and dark moments but there is also humor and romance. The 6.7 rating on IMDb showed that this is a film for all dynamics and for those who love nostalgia.

Insomnia in Seattle (1993) – 6.8

Annie looks serious in Sleepless In Seattle

Insomnia in Seattle is one of those 90s classics that still hold up today. It starred two of the greatest actors of the era (who are still heavyweights today), Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan, as the film’s protagonists and eventual lovers.

Hanks played a content single father named Sam living in Seattle with his son Jonah. It’s been years since Sam’s wife died, Jonah wanted a stepmom to keep his dad happy. He phoned a late-night radio show hoping that his father’s praise would be enough to find a suitor. And funny enough, Ryan’s character, Annie, listened and had to meet Sam herself. What followed next was an adventure of time, love, spontaneity and chance events. It’s one of the best romances of the 90s with a rating of 6.8.

The Mask (1994) – 6.9

Jim Carrey makes a worried face in The Mask

The mask was one of Jim Carrey’s highest-grossing films, earning over $350 million at the box office. For the period, it was a big deal for Carrey’s career. The fantasy/comedy showed Carrey as a supposedly normal guy, Stanley, who worked in a bank, but his life changed forever when he met Cameron Diaz’s character, Tina, and found an old mask that turned him into an alter ego he couldn’t remember when the mask came off.

Stanley quickly found himself in this world of mystery and crime, all thanks to a mask. The 6.9 rating might have been higher on IMDB, especially seeing how well it did in theaters, but it’s still a fan favorite for Carrey fans.

Pretty Woman (1990) – 7.1

Edward and Vivian sitting on a sofa in Pretty Woman

A pretty woman was a classic starring Julia Roberts (Vivian) and Richard Gere (Edward). The movie played into the fake relationship trope when Edward hired Vivian (who was an escort) to be his company while he was in town on business. Vivian wasn’t used to the wealth and attention she was getting from Edward, and their little spiel turned into real feelings for each other.

A pretty woman had laughs, iconic lines, and incredible acting from Roberts and Gere, earning the film a 7.1 on IMDb.

The Man in the Moon (1991) – 7.3

Reese Witherspoon is the queen of romantic comedy and has been working since she was a little girl. She has one of the most impressive resumes in Hollywood and continues to achieve impressive successes. One of Witherspoon’s earliest films dates back to the 1991s The man in the moon.

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The coming-of-age story focused on Dani (Reece Witherspoon) and her crush on neighbor Court. Although the two hated each other at first, they struck up an unlikely friendship and developed feelings for each other. Everything changed when Court met Dani’s older sister, Maureen. What followed was anguish, drama and grief as their lives changed forever that summer. This film was one of Reese’s best, scoring high on IMDb.

Malcolm X (1992) – 7.7

Denzel Washington seated behind microphones in Malcolm X.

In 1992, Denzel Washington portrayed one of the most faithful films in history, portraying famous activist Malcolm X. Directed by Spike Lee, the film is based on Malcolm’s autobiography.

The film dissected Malcolm’s childhood and the intense situations he was forced to face as a young man of color. After being imprisoned for six years, Malcolm learned more about the Muslim religion and dedicated his future to its teachings, among other race-related issues. The older and more successful Malcolm got, the more he learned and the more dangerous his life became. Washington was praised for his portrayal of the iconic leader and was rewarded for his performance.

The Sandlot (1993) – 7.8

The team lifts Benny onto his shoulders in The Sandlot

With a score of 7.8, The Sandlot is one of Tubi’s highest rated films of the 90s. The film was set in the 60s and is one of the best summer nostalgia films.

When Scott Smalls moved to a new town, he was desperate to befriend a group of neighborhood kids who played baseball every day of the summer. It took a while, but Smalls quickly became a member of the group and had the summer of his life, courtesy of a bunch of messy and hilarious kids. The coming-of-age film has everything from romance and sports to family issues and friendship.

The Sixth Sense (1999) – 8.2

Haley Joel Osment and Bruce Willis in The Sixth Sense

One of the scariest movies on this list that is highly rated on IMDb is Bruce Willis’. The sixth sense.

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Willis portrayed a child psychologist (Malcolm Crowe) consumed by his young patient (Cole Sear) who claimed to see and talk to dead people. Malcolm devoted his time and effort to keeping Cole from harming himself and focusing on the good that his gift brought him. Knowing there was nothing to worry about, Cole thrived during his time with Malcolm. In the end, however, Malcolm accepted a dark secret he had been unaware of and had to face to find peace after working with Cole. The sixth sense was one of Willis’ most iconic roles.

The Matrix (1999) – 8.5

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The matrix is one of the best-known sci-fi movies that led to two equally successful sequels. Starring Keanu Reeves as the title character, Thomas Anderson (aka Neo), the film received countless accolades for its storytelling and originality.

Neo spent the majority of his time thinking there was more to life that was unknown to the general public. As a tech guru and hacker, Neo knew he was meant for more but didn’t know what it was. So when he was introduced to two mysterious figures who showed him a new sense of reality (the Matrix), Neo did his best to understand this new future. The film was intense and an illusion for many that opened up a new way of thinking.

The Green Line (1999) – 8.6

Paul holds Mr. Jingles in his palm in jail at The Green Mile

Frank Darabont directed, wrote and produced one of the highest rated films on Tubi of the 90s, The green Line. Darabont was also known for his work on Jhe Shawshank Redemption. With a score of 8.6, The green Line starred Tom Hanks and Michael Clarke Duncan.

Hanks portrayed Constable Paul at a penitentiary whose views on the system changed after meeting an inmate named John Coffey. Coffey was convicted of murdering younger sisters, but Paul quickly felt like he was wrongfully convicted after learning more about Coffey and his backstory. Additionally, Coffey seemed to have supernatural powers that healed others that Paul couldn’t deny. The film was dark and moving but brilliantly directed. Luckily for fans old and new, it can be viewed for free on Tubi.

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