90s Best Picture Nominees by Plot

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A New Orleans DA discovers theres more to Kennedy's assassination than the official story
A simple Italian postman learns to love poetry while delivering mail to a famous poet
A young English playwright short on cash and ideas meets the ideal woman who inspires his most famous play
The victims of an encephalitis epidemic many years ago and have been catatonic ever since, but a new drug may revive them
The virgin queen learns what is necessary to become a monarch
A middle-aged office worker has a midlife crisis when he becomes infatuated with his teenaged daughter's best friend
A British man meets an attractive American woman at weddings and a funeral
A mute woman and her young daughter are sent to 1850s New Zealand for an arranged marriage to a wealthy landowner, and she's soon lusted after by a localworker on the plantation
Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, eventually finding solace and redemption through common decency
A prep school student takes on a job as an assistant to a blind, medically retired Army officer
Michael Corleone tries to legitimize his political empire while also taking a protege under his wing
A mentally retarded man is present at many historically significant events while his true love eludes him
Four people are falsely convicted of the IRA Guildford pub bombing
Henry Hill and his friends work their way up through the mob hierarchy
The Battle of Guadalcanal is focused on
At the close of World War II a young nurse tends to a badly burned plane crash victim, whose life is revealed in flashbacks
A pregnant police chief investigates a series of murders, and a car salesman hires two criminals to kidnap his wife
The lives of a gangster's wife, two hitmen, a boxer and two diner bandits intertwine
A group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to rescue the brother of three fallen serviceman
A British soldier is kidnapped by IRA terrorists and befriends one of his captors, who is drawn into the soldier's world
The story about the lives of guards on death row leading up to the execution of a black man who has the power of faith healing
William Wallace leads the Scots against King Edward the I and England in the First War of Scottish Independence
A Jewish Italian in a Nazi concentration camp must convince his young son that they are playing a game, the final prize being a tank
Six unemployed steel workers form a male striptease act
A shooting in an all night diner is investigated by three LA policemen in their own unique ways
A janitor at MIT has a gift for mathematics but needs a psychologists help to find direction in his life
A single mother/waitress, a gay artist and a misanthropic author form an unlikely friendship
A young FBI Trainee seeks the advice of a cannibalistic serial killer on catching another serial killer, Buffalo Bill
A poor boy and rich girl meet and fall in love on an ill-fated 'unsinkable' ship
A German business man saves the lives of over a thousand Polish Jewish refugees during the Holocaust
Dick Goodwin discovers game shows are fixed: the pretty boy Charles Van Doren is fed answers to be the geeky Herbie Stempel
A businessman thwarts his wife's bequest of an estate to another woman
A research chemist comes under personal and professional attack when he decides to appear on a '60 Minutes' expose on Big Tobacco
Rich Mr. Dashwood dies, leaving his second wife and her daughters poor by rule of inheritance
A compassionate young man, raised as an orphan and trained to be a doctor there, decides to leave and see the world
The story of how one gangster started Las Vegas
A butler who sacrificed body and soul to the service in the years after World War II realizes too late how misguided his loyalty was
Retired gunslinger William Munny reluctantly takes on one last job, with the help of his old partner and a young man
An American lieutenant is sent to a remote Western Civil War outpost were he befriends Lakota Indians and wolves
A man unjustly accused of killing his wife must find the real one armed killer while avoiding a U.S. Marshall
Two U.S. Marines are charged with the murder of their fellow serviceman and are being defended by a young, hotshot lawyer
A troubled man talks to his suicidal sisters's psychiatrist about their family history and falls in love with her in the process
After being killed in a botched mugging, a man's love for his partner is allows him to remain on Earth as a ghost
A troubled child psychologist tries to help a troubled young boy who can see the dead
Pianist David Helfgott has a mental breakdown, and returns to the piano years later to critical acclaim
When a sports agent has a moral epiphany and is fired for expressing it, he puts his philosophy to the test as an independent with the only athlete who stays with him
A moon bound mission develops severe trouble beut is saved by dedicated men
A successful black woman traces her her birth mother to a lower class white woman who denies it
A pig longs to be a sheep dog
A prince is transformed into a Beast, and imprisons a young woman whose father wanders into his cursed castle

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