Power Rankings: Underappreciated ’90s Movies

The SAW Power Rankings is our weekly ranking of a certain movie-related topic. Please feel free to comment on our rankings and provide a list of your own in the comments below.

February 2023 is ’90s Month at ScreenAge Wasteland! (*insert Kermit waving his arms GIF*) So, as we usually do, we’ll be having some ’90s-themed Power Rankings this month. First up, underappreciated ’90s movies that we think deserve more love than they are currently getting. Here are our lists:

Marmaduke Karlston

  1. For Love or Money (1993)
  2. The Rescuers Down Under (1990)
  3. The Frighteners (1996)
  4. Jack Frost (1998)
  5. Life with Mikey (1993)

Romona Comet

  1. That Thing You Do! (1996)
  2. Empire Records (1995)
  3. Practical Magic (1998)
  4. Tremors (1990)
  5. Sliding Doors (1998)

Billy Dhalgren

  1. Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)
  2. The Commitments (1991)
  3. Pump Up the Volume (1990)
  4. Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999)
  5. Class of 1999 (1990)


  1. Spice World (1997)
  2. Striptease (1996)
  3. Private Parts (1997)
  4. Barb Wire (1996)
  5. To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar (1995)

Show these films some love!

What are some ’90s movies that you think are underappreciated? Share them with us in the comments!

Author: Marmaduke Karlston

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