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Can you name the 90s Academy Award Best Picture Nominees by Plot?

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

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