The Cinema of the 90's was characterized by a big diversity of styles and also by the increase of the special effects and computer graphics' usage. Cable-TV began to bring new entertainment options without leaving the house and cinema felt threatened, leading to a focus on glorious epic productions, with great effects and uplifting endings. The remakes also became prevalent, as well as the sequential films such as Scream (1996).

In this scenario, independent producers and foreign productions started to gain prominence, as well as Oscar awards. Quentin Tarantino was one of the independents who were successful, with, for example, Reservoir Dogs (1992).

Ang Lee was one of the representatives of the foreign film rise, with productions like The Wedding Banquet (1993) and Sense and Sensibility (1995). Also some of the famous independent studios appeared in the 90's, such as Miramax, Lions Gate, and New Line (that later merged with Warner Bros). 

In the 90's, Steven Spielberg established himself as a major blockbuster producer, Julia Roberts became the muse of Hollywood, Quentin Tarantino proved to be one of the great geniuses of cinema and Sharon Stone left a lot of men drooling in the famous moment when she crosses her legs, in Basic Instinct (1992).

Children were kept busy as well, with what was called the Disney Renaissance leading to successes such as Beauty and the Beast (1991), Aladdin (1992), The Lion King (1994), Pocahontas (1995), The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)

 Some say these were the golden years of cinema.

It was the decade of blockbusters that some people will never forget, with some of the quotes being still very present today: "Hasta la vista, baby!"; "Run, Forrest, run!"; "I see dead people."; and "Show me money!", are certainly some you hear and say quite often.

Do you remember all the movies that came out in the 90's? Can you still remember which was the biggest hit at the box office from every year in the decade?

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