1999 in film

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The year 1999 in film included Stanley Kubrick's final film Eyes Wide Shut, Pedro Almodóvar's first Oscar-winning film All About My Mother, the science-fiction hit The Matrix, the Deep Canvas-pioneering Tarzan and Best Picture-winner American Beauty, as well as critically acclaimed animated works The Iron Giant, Toy Story 2 and South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut. Other noteworthy releases included Spike Jonze's and Charlie Kaufman's breakout film Being John Malkovich and M. Night Shyamalan's breakout film The Sixth Sense, the controversial Fight Club and Paul Thomas Anderson's Magnolia. The year also featured the first installment of a trilogy, George Lucas's top-grossing Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace.

Columbia Pictures and Metro Goldwyn Mayer celebrated their 75th anniversaries in 1999.

Highest-grossing films[edit]

The top ten films released in 1999 by worldwide gross are as follows:

Highest-grossing films of 1999[1]
Rank Title Studio Worldwide Gross
1. Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace 20th Century Fox / Lucasfilm $924,317,558[2]
2. The Sixth Sense Hollywood Pictures / Spyglass Entertainment $672,806,292
3. Toy Story 2 Walt Disney Pictures / Pixar $485,015,179
4. The Matrix Warner Bros. / Silver Pictures / Village Roadshow Pictures $460,379,930
5. Tarzan Walt Disney Pictures $448,191,819
6. The Mummy Universal Pictures / Amblin Entertainment $415,933,406
7. Notting Hill Universal Pictures / PolyGram / Working Title Films $363,889,678
8. The World Is Not Enough Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer $361,832,400
9. American Beauty DreamWorks Pictures $356,296,601
10. Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me New Line Cinema $312,016,858


Award ceremonies[edit]


Category/Organization 57th Golden Globe Awards
January 23, 2000
5th Critics' Choice Awards
January 2000
6th Screen Actors Guild Awards
March 12, 2000
53rd BAFTA Awards
April 9, 2000
72nd Academy Awards
March 26, 2000
Drama Musical or Comedy
Best Film American Beauty Toy Story 2 American Beauty American Beauty (cast) American Beauty American Beauty
Best Director Sam Mendes
American Beauty
Sam Mendes
American Beauty
Pedro Almodóvar
All About My Mother
Sam Mendes
American Beauty
Best Actor Denzel Washington
The Hurricane
Jim Carrey
Man on the Moon
Russell Crowe
The Insider
Kevin Spacey
American Beauty
Kevin Spacey
American Beauty
Kevin Spacey
American Beauty
Best Actress Hilary Swank
Boys Don't Cry
Janet McTeer
Hilary Swank
Boys Don't Cry
Annette Bening
American Beauty
Annette Bening
American Beauty
Hilary Swank
Boys Don't Cry
Best Supporting Actor Tom Cruise
Michael Clarke Duncan
The Green Mile
Michael Caine
The Cider House Rules
Jude Law
The Talented Mr. Ripley
Michael Caine
The Cider House Rules
Best Supporting Actress Angelina Jolie
Girl, Interrupted
Angelina Jolie
Girl, Interrupted
Angelina Jolie
Girl, Interrupted
Maggie Smith
Tea with Mussolini
Angelina Jolie
Girl, Interrupted
Best Screenplay, Adapted American Beauty
Alan Ball
The Green Mile
Frank Darabont
The End of the Affair
Neil Jordan
The Cider House Rules
John Irving
Best Screenplay, Original American Beauty
Alan Ball
Being John Malkovich
Charlie Kaufman
American Beauty
Alan Ball
Best Score The Legend of 1900
Ennio Morricone
The Talented Mr. Ripley
Gabriel Yared
American Beauty
Thomas Newman
The Red Violin
John Corigliano
Best Foreign Language Film All About My Mother All About My Mother All About My Mother All About My Mother

Palme d'Or (Cannes Film Festival):

Rosetta, directed by Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne, France / Belgium

Golden Lion (Venice Film Festival):

Not One Less (Yi ge dou bu neng shao), directed by Zhang Yimou, China

Golden Bear (Berlin Film Festival):

The Thin Red Line, directed by Terrence Malick, Canada / U.S.A.

1999 Wide-release films[edit]


Opening Title Studio Cast and crew Genre Medium
8 A Civil Action Touchstone Pictures / Paramount Pictures Steve Zaillian (director/screenplay); John Travolta, Robert Duvall, Tony Shalhoub, William H. Macy, James Gandolfini, John Lithgow, Kathleen Quinlan, Zeljko Ivanek, Stephen Fry, Dan Hedaya, Sydney Pollack, Kathy Bates, Mary Mara, Bruce Norris, Peter Jacobson, Howie Carr Drama Live Action
15 At First Sight Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Irwin Winkler (director); Steve Levitt (screenplay); Val Kilmer, Mira Sorvino, Kelly McGillis, Steven Weber, Bruce Davison, Nathan Lane Romance, Drama Live Action
Affliction Lions Gate Entertainment Paul Schrader (director/screenplay); Nick Nolte, Sissy Spacek, James Coburn, Willem Dafoe Drama, Mystery Live Action
Hilary and Jackie October Films Anand Tucker (director); Emily Watson, Rachael Griffiths, James Frain, David Morrissey, Charles Dance, Celia Imrie Drama, Biography Live Action
The Thin Red Line 20th Century Fox Terrence Malick (director/screenplay); Jim Caviezel, Sean Penn, Nick Nolte, Elias Koteas, Ben Chaplin, Adrian Brody, John Travolta Drama Live Action
22 Gloria Columbia Pictures Sidney Lumet (director); John Cassavetes, Steve Antin (screenplay); Sharon Stone, Jean-Luke Figueroa, Jeremy Northam, Cathy Moriarty, George C. Scott, Mike Starr Drama, Crime, Thriller Live Action
Still Crazy Colombia Pictures Brian Gibson (director); Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais (screenplay); Stephen Rea, Billy Connolly, Jimmy Nail, Timothy Spall, Bill Nighy, Juliet Aubrey, Bruce Robinson Comedy Live Action
29 A Cool, Dry Place 20th Century Fox John N. Smith (director); Matthew McDuffie (screenplay); Vince Vaughn, Monica Potter, Joey Lauren Adams Drama Live Action
She's All That Miramax Films Robert Iscove (director); R. Lee Fleming Jr. (screenplay); Freddie Prinze, Jr., Rachael Leigh Cook, Matthew Lillard, Paul Walker, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, Kevin Pollak, Anna Paquin Comedy, Romance Live Action
5 Payback Paramount Pictures / Warner Bros. / Icon Entertainment Mel Gibson, Gregg Henry, Maria Bello, William Devane, James Coburn, Lucy Liu, David Paymer, Kris Kristofferson Action Live Action
Rushmore Touchstone Pictures Wes Anderson (director/screenplay); Owen Wilson (screenplay); Jason Schwartzman, Olivia Williams, Bill Murray, Seymour Cassel, Brian Cox Comedy Live Action
Simply Irresistible 20th Century Fox Sarah Michelle Gellar, Sean Patrick Flanery, Patricia Clarkson, Dylan Baker, Lawrence Gilliard, Jr. Drama Live Action
12 Blast from the Past New Line Cinema Hugh Wilson (director); Bill Kelly (screenplay); Brendan Fraser, Alicia Silverstone, Christopher Walken, Sissy Spacek, Dave Foley Sci-Fi, Comedy Live Action
Message in a Bottle Warner Bros. Luis Mandoki (director); Gerald Di Pego (screenplay); Kevin Costner, Robin Wright, Paul Newman, John Savage, Ileana Douglas, Robbie Coltrane Drama Live Action
My Favorite Martian Walt Disney Pictures Donald Petrie (director); Christopher Lloyd, Jeff Daniels, Elizabeth Hurley, Daryl Hannah, Wallace Shawn, Christine Ebersole, Michael Lerner Comedy, Sci-Fi Live Action
19 Jawbreaker TriStar Pictures Darren Stein (director/screenplay); Rose McGowan, Rebecca Gayheart, Julie Benz, Carol Kane, Pam Grier, Judy Greer Crime, Comedy Live Action
October Sky Universal Pictures Joe Johnston (director); Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper, Laura Dern, Chris Owen, William Lee Scott, Chad Lindberg Biography, Drama Live Action
Office Space 20th Century Fox Mike Judge (director/screenplay); Ron Livingston, Jennifer Aniston, David Herman, Ajay Naidu, Diedrich Bader, Stephen Root, Gary Cole Comedy Live Action
26 20 Dates Phoenician Films Myles Berkowitz (director/screenplay); Myles Berkowitz, Elisabeth Wagner, Richard Arlook, Tia Carrere, Robert McKee, Elie Samaha Biography, Romance, Comedy Live Action
200 Cigarettes Paramount Pictures / MTV Films Ben Affleck, Casey Affleck, Dave Chappelle, Guillermo Díaz, Angela Featherstone, Janeane Garofalo Comedy, Drama Live Action
The Breaks Artisan Entertainment Mitch Mullany, Paula Bel, Paul Benjamin, Lamont Bentley Comedy Live Action
The Other Sister Touchstone Pictures Garry Marshall (director); Juliette Lewis, Diane Keaton, Tom Skerritt, Giovanni Ribisi, Poppy Montgomery, Sarah Paulson Romance Live Action
8mm Columbia Pictures Joel Schumacher (director); Andrew Kevin Walker (screenplay); Nicolas Cage, Joaquin Phoenix, James Gandolfini, Peter Stormare, Anthony Heald, Chris Bauer Thriller Live Action
5 Analyze This Baltimore Pictures Harold Ramis (director); Robert De Niro, Billy Crystal, Lisa Kudrow, Chazz Palminteri, Joe Viterelli Comedy Live Action
The Corruptor New Line Cinema James Foley (director); Yun-Fat Chow, Mark Wahlberg, Ric Young, Paul Ben-Victor Action Live Action
Cruel Intentions Columbia Pictures Roger Kumble (director/screenplay); Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan Phillippe, Reese Witherspoon, Selma Blair, Louise Fletcher, Joshua Jackson Drama, Thriller Live Action
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels Summit Entertainment Guy Ritchie (director/screenplay); Jason Flemyng, Dexter Fletcher, Nick Moran, Jason Statham Crime, Thriller Live Action
12 The Deep End of the Ocean Columbia Pictures Ulu Grosbard (director); Stephen Schiff (screenplay); Michelle Pfeiffer, Treat Williams, Whoopi Goldberg, Jonathan Jackson Drama Live Action
The Rage: Carrie 2 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Emily Bergl, Jason London, Dylan Bruno, J. Smith-Cameron, Amy Irving Horror Live Action
Baby Geniuses TriStar Pictures Bob Clark (director); Kathleen Turner, Christopher Lloyd, Kim Cattrall, Peter MacNicol, Dom DeLuise, Ruby Dee Comedy Live Action
Wing Commander 20th Century Fox Chris Roberts (director/screenplay); Freddie Prinze, Jr., Saffron Burrows, Matthew Lillard, Tchéky Karyo, Jürgen Prochnow, David Suchet Action, Sci-Fi Live Action
19 True Crime Warner Bros. Clint Eastwood (director); Larry Gross (screenplay); Clint Eastwood, Isiah Washington, LisaGay Hamilton, James Woods, Denis Leary Drama, Mystery Live Action
The King and I Warner Bros. Richard Rich (director); Miranda Richardson, Martin Vidnovic, Ian Richardson, Darrell Hammond Family Animation
26 Doug's 1st Movie Walt Disney Pictures Thomas McHugh, Fred Newman, Chris Phillips, Constance Schulman, Frank Welker, Doug Preis, Guy Hadley Family Animation
EDtv Universal Pictures Ron Howard (director); Matthew McConaughey, Jenna Elfman, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Hurley, Dennis Hopper, Ellen DeGeneres Comedy Live Action
The Mod Squad Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Claire Danes, Omar Epps, Giovanni Ribisi, Dennis Farina, Josh Brolin Action Live action
31 The Matrix Warner Bros. Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski (directors/screenplay); Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving, Gloria Foster, Joe Pantoliano, Marcus Chong, Julian Arahanga Action, Sci-Fi, Fantasy Live Action


Opening Title Studio Cast and crew Genre Medium
2 Cookie's Fortune October Films Robert Altman (director); Anne Rapp (screenplay); Glenn Close, Julianne Moore, Liv Tyler, Chris O'Donnell, Charles S. Dutton, Patricia Neal Comedy, Drama Live Action
The Out-of-Towners Paramount Pictures Steve Martin, Goldie Hawn, John Cleese, Mark McKinney, Oliver Hudson Comedy Live Action
A Walk on the Moon Miramax Films Tony Goldwyn (director); Diane Lane, Viggo Mortensen, Liev Schreiber, Anna Paquin, Bobby Boriello Romance Live Action
9 Go Columbia Pictures Doug Liman (director); John August (screenplay); William Fichtner, Katie Holmes, Jay Mohr, Sarah Polley, Scott Wolf Comedy, Thriller Live Action
Never Been Kissed 20th Century Fox Raja Gosnell (director); Drew Barrymore, David Arquette, Michael Vartan, Molly Shannon, John C. Reilly Comedy, Romance Live Action
16 All About My Mother Sony Pictures Classics Pedro Almodóvar (director/screenplay); Cecilia Roth, Marisa Paredes, Candela Peña, Antonia San Juan, Penélope Cruz Drama Live Action
Goodbye Lover Warner Bros. Roland Joffé (director); Patricia Arquette, Dermot Mulroney, Ellen DeGeneres, Mary-Louise Parker, Don Johnson Mystery Live Action
Life Universal Pictures Ted Demme (director); Robert Ramsey, Matthew Stone (screenplay); Eddie Murphy, Martin Lawrence, Obba Babatundé, Nick Cassavetes, Anthony Anderson, Barry Shabaka Henley Comedy Live Action
Friends & Lovers Laguna Entertainment George Haas (director/screenplay); Neill Barry (screenplay); Stephen Baldwin, Danny Nucci, George Newbern, Alison Eastwood, Claudia Schiffer, Suzanne Cryer, Robert Downey, Jr., Neill Barry Romance Live Action
23 Lost & Found Warner Bros. / Alcon Entertainment Jeff Pollack (director); David Spade, Sophie Marceau, Martin Sheen, Ever Carradine, Patrick Bruel Comedy Live Action
Pushing Tin 20th Century Fox / Regency Enterprises Mike Newell (director); Glen Charles (screenplay); John Cusack, Billy Bob Thornton, Cate Blanchett, Angelina Jolie, Jake Weber, Kurt Fuller Comedy Live Action
30 Entrapment 20th Century Fox / Regency Enterprises Jon Amiel (director); Ronald Bass, William Broyles Jr. (screenplay); Sean Connery, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Ving Rhames, Will Patton Action, Romance Live Action
Idle Hands Columbia Pictures Rodman Flender (director); Devon Sawa, Seth Green, Elden Henson, Jessica Alba, Vivica A. Fox Comedy, Horror Live Action
7 The Mummy Universal Pictures Stephen Sommers (director/screenplay); Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah, Arnold Vosloo, Kevin J. O'Connor Action Live Action
Election Paramount Pictures / MTV Films Alexander Payne (director/screenplay); Matthew Broderick, Reese Witherspoon, Chris Klein, Jessica Campbell, Mark Harelik, Phil Reeves, Molly Hagan Comedy, Drama Live Action
12 Trippin' Beacon Communications Deon Richmond, Donald Faison, Guy Torry, Maia Campbell, Aloma Wright, Harold Sylvester Comedy Live Action
14 Endurance Walt Disney Pictures Leslie Woodhead, Bud Greenspan (director); Haile Gebrselassie Biography Live Action
A Midsummer Night's Dream Fox Searchlight Pictures Michael Hoffman (director); Kevin Kline, Michelle Pfeiffer, Rupert Everett, Stanley Tucci, Calista Flockhart Romance Live Action
18 Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai Artisan Entertainment Jim Jarmusch (director/screenplay); Forest Whitaker, Henry Silva, John Tormey, Cliff Gorman, Richard Portnow Action Live Action
19 Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace 20th Century Fox / Lucasfilm George Lucas (director/screenplay); Liam Neeson, Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Jake Lloyd, Ahmed Best, Pernilla August, Ian McDiarmid, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, Frank Oz, Ray Park, Silas Carson, Sofia Coppola, Keira Knightley, Samuel L. Jackson, Terence Stamp, Peter Serafinowicz, Hugh Quarshie Action, Sci-Fi, Fantasy Live Action
21 The Love Letter DreamWorks Pictures Peter Chan (director); Maria Maggenti (screenplay); Kate Capshaw, Tom Everett Scott, Ellen DeGeneres, Tom Selleck Romance, Comedy Live Action
The Straight Story Walt Disney Pictures David Lynch (director); John Roach, Mary Sweeney (screenplay); Richard Farnsworth, Sissy Spacek, Harry Dean Stanton Drama, Biography Live Action
28 Notting Hill Universal Pictures Roger Michell (director); Richard Curtis (screenplay); Hugh Grant, Julia Roberts, Richard McCabe, Rhys Ifans, James Dreyfus, Dylan Moran Romance, Comedy, Drama Live Action
The Thirteenth Floor Columbia Pictures Craig Bierko, Gretchen Mol, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Vincent D'Onofrio, Dennis Haysbert Sci-Fi, Thriller Live Action
4 Instinct Touchstone Pictures Jon Turteltaub (director); Gerald Di Pego (screenplay); Anthony Hopkins, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Donald Sutherland, Maura Tierney, George Dzundza, John Ashton Drama, Thriller Live Action
11 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me New Line Cinema Jay Roach (director); Mike Myers, Michael McCullers, (screenplay); Mike Myers, Heather Graham, Michael York, Robert Wagner, Rob Lowe, Seth Green Comedy, Action Live Action
18 The General's Daughter Paramount Pictures Simon West (director); Christopher Bertolini (screenplay); John Travolta, Madeleine Stowe, James Cromwell, Timothy Hutton, James Woods, Leslie Stefanson, Clarence Williams III, Daniel von Bargen Drama Live Action
An Ideal Husband Miramax Films Oliver Parker (director/screenplay); Rupert Everett, Julianne Moore, Peter Vaughan, Minnie Driver, Cate Blanchett, Jeremy Northam Comedy, Romance Live Action
Tarzan Walt Disney Pictures Chris Buck, Kevin Lima (directors); Tony Goldwyn, Minnie Driver, Brian Blessed, Glenn Close, Nigel Hawthorne, Lance Henriksen, Wayne Knight, Rosie O'Donnell Adventure Animation
25 Big Daddy Columbia Pictures Dennis Dugan (director); Steve Franks, Tim Herlihy, Adam Sandler (screenplay); Adam Sandler, Dylan Sprouse, Cole Sprouse, Joey Lauren Adams, Jon Stewart, Rob Schneider, Leslie Mann, Steve Buscemi Comedy Live Action
30 South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut Paramount Pictures / Warner Bros. / Comedy Central Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Mary Kay Bergman, Isaac Hayes Comedy, Musical Animation
Wild Wild West Warner Bros. Will Smith, Kevin Kline, Kenneth Branagh, Salma Hayek, M. Emmet Walsh, Ted Levine Action, Comedy Live Action


Opening Title Studio Cast and crew Genre Medium
2 Summer of Sam Touchstone Pictures Spike Lee (director); John Leguizamo, Mira Sorvino, Adrien Brody, Jennifer Esposito, Michael Rispoli, Saverio Guerra Crime, Drama Live Action
9 American Pie Universal Pictures Paul Weitz (director); Adam Herz (screenplay); Jason Biggs, Chris Klein, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Alyson Hannigan, Shannon Elizabeth, Natasha Lyonne, Seann William Scott, Eugene Levy Comedy, Romance Live Action
Arlington Road Lakeshore Entertainment Mark Pellington (director); Ehren Kruger (screenplay); Jeff Bridges, Tim Robbins, Joan Cusack, Hope Davis, Robert Gossett Thriller Live Action
14 Muppets from Space Columbia Pictures / Jim Henson Pictures Tim Hill (director); Jerry Juhl, Joey Mazzarino, Ken Kaufman (screenplay); Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire, Bill Barretta, Jerry Nelson, Brian Henson, Kevin Clash, Frank Oz, John Henson, Jeffrey Tambor, Pat Hingle, Rob Schneider, Andie MacDowell, F. Murray Abraham, David Arquette, Josh Charles, Kathy Griffin, Hollywood Hogan, Ray Liotta, Rickey Boyd, Adam Hunt Family, Sci-Fi Live Action/ Puppetry
16 Eyes Wide Shut Warner Bros. Stanley Kubrick (director/screenplay); Frederic Raphael (screenplay); Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Sydney Pollack, Jackie Sawiris, Leslie Lowe, Peter Benson, Todd Field, Alan Cumming Drama Live Action
Lake Placid 20th Century Fox Steve Miner (director); David E. Kelley (screenplay); Bill Pullman, Bridget Fonda, Oliver Platt, Brendan Gleeson, Betty White, David Lewis Comedy, Horror Live Action
The Wood Paramount Pictures Rick Famuyiwa (director/screenplay); Todd Boyd (screenplay); Omar Epps, Richard T. Jones, Taye Diggs, Aubrey Allen, Sean Nelson, Malinda Williams, Jascha Washington Comedy, Romance Live Action
23 Drop Dead Gorgeous New Line Cinema Michael Patrick Jann (director); Lona Williams (screenplay); Kirstie Alley, Ellen Barkin, Kirsten Dunst, Denise Richards, Allison Janney, Sam McMurray, Mindy Sterling, Brittany Murphy, Amy Adams, Will Sasso Comedy Live Action
The Haunting DreamWorks Pictures Jan de Bont (director); David Self, Michael Tolkin (screenplay); Liam Neeson, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Owen Wilson, Lili Taylor, Bruce Dern, Marian Seldes, Virginia Madsen Horror Live Action
Inspector Gadget Walt Disney Pictures / Caravan Pictures / DIC Entertainment David Kellogg (director); Kerry Ehrin, Zak Penn (screenplay); Matthew Broderick, Rupert Everett, Michelle Trachtenberg, Dabney Coleman Sci-Fi, Action, Comedy Live Action
28 Deep Blue Sea Warner Bros. / Village Roadshow Pictures Renny Harlin (director); Saffron Burrows, Thomas Jane, LL Cool J, Michael Rapaport, Stellan Skarsgård, Samuel L. Jackson Sci-Fi, Horror Live Action
30 The Blair Witch Project Artisan Entertainment Eduardo Sánchez, Daniel Myrick (director/screenplay); Heather Donahue, Michael C. Williams, Joshua Leonard Horror Live Action
Runaway Bride Paramount Pictures / Touchstone Pictures Garry Marshall (director); Josann McGibbon, Audrey Wells (screenplay); Julia Roberts, Richard Gere, Joan Cusack, Rita Wilson, Héctor Elizondo, Paul Dooley, Sela Ward Comedy, Romance Live Action
4 Dick Columbia Pictures / Phoenix Pictures Andrew Fleming (director); Andrew Fleming, Sheryl Longin (screenplay); Kirsten Dunst, Michelle Williams Comedy Live Action
6 The Iron Giant Warner Bros. Animation Brad Bird (director); Tim McCanlies, Karey Kirkpatrick (screenplay); Jennifer Aniston, Harry Connick, Jr., Vin Diesel, Eli Marienthal, Christopher McDonald, John Mahoney Sci-Fi Animation
Mystery Men Universal Pictures Kinka Usher (director); Bob Burden, Neil Cuthbert (screenplay); Hank Azaria, Claire Forlani, Janeane Garofalo, Eddie Izzard, Ben Stiller, Greg Kinnear, William H. Macy, Kel Mitchell, Lena Olin, Paul Reubens, Geoffrey Rush, Wes Studi, Tom Waits Comedy Live Action
The Sixth Sense Hollywood Pictures M. Night Shyamalan (director/screenplay); Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collette Thriller Live Action
The Thomas Crown Affair United Artists / Irish DreamTime John McTiernan (director); Leslie Dixon, Kurt Wimmer (Screenplay); Pierce Brosnan, Rene Russo, Denis Leary, Faye Dunaway Heist Live Action
13 Bowfinger Universal Pictures / Imagine Entertainment Frank Oz (director); Steve Martin (Screenplay); Steve Martin, Eddie Murphy, Heather Graham, Christine Baranski, Terence Stamp, Robert Downey, Jr. Comedy Live Action
Brokedown Palace 20th Century Fox Jonathan Kaplan (director); David Arata (Screenplay); Claire Danes, Kate Beckinsale, Bill Pullman Drama Live Action
Detroit Rock City New Line Cinema Adam Rifkin (director); Carl V. Dupre (Screenplay); Edward Furlong, Sam Huntington, Giuseppe Andrews, James DeBello, Lin Shaye, Melanie Lynskey, Natasha Lyonne, Kiss Comedy Live Action
20 Mickey Blue Eyes Warner Bros. / Castle Rock Entertainment Kelly Makin (director); Adam Scheinman, Robert Kuhn (Screenplay); Hugh Grant, James Caan, Jeanne Tripplehorn Gangster Live Action
Teaching Mrs. Tingle Dimension Films Kevin Williamson (director/screenplay); Katie Holmes, Helen Mirren, Barry Watson, Marisa Coughlan Black comedy, Drama Live Action
Universal Soldier: The Return TriStar Pictures Mic Rodgers (director); William Malone, John Fasano (Screenplay); Jean-Claude Van Damme, Michael Jai White, Heidi Schanz, Xander Berkeley, Justin Lazard, Kiana Tom, Daniel von Bargen, James R. Black, Bill Goldberg Sci-Fi Live Action
25 In Too Deep Dimension Films Michael Rymer (director); Michael Henry Brown, Paul Aaron (Screenplay); Omar Epps, LL Cool J, Stanley Tucci, Pam Grier, Nia Long Crime, Thriller, Drama Live Action
27 The 13th Warrior Touchstone Pictures John McTiernan (director/screenplay); William Wisher, Jr., Warren Lewis (screenwriter) (Screenplay); Antonio Banderas, Diane Venora, Dennis Storhoi, Vladimir Kulich, Omar Sharif History, Action Live Action
The Astronaut's Wife New Line Cinema Rand Ravich (director/screenplay); Johnny Depp, Charlize Theron Sci-Fi, Thriller Live Action
Dudley Do-Right Universal Pictures Hugh Wilson (director/screenplay); Brendan Fraser, Sarah Jessica Parker, Alfred Molina, Eric Idle, Corey Burton Romance, Comedy Live Action
The Muse October Films Albert Brooks (director/screenplay); Monica Johnson (screenplay); Albert Brooks, Sharon Stone, Andie MacDowell, Jeff Bridges, Steven Wright, Mark Feuerstein, Martin Scorsese Comedy Live Action
1 Chill Factor Warner Bros. / Morgan Creek Hugh Johnson (director); Drew Gitlin, Mike Cheda (screenplay); Cuba Gooding, Jr., Skeet Ulrich Action comedy Live Action
Outside Providence Miramax Films Michael Corrente (director/screenplay); Peter Farrelly, Robert Farrelly (screenplay); Shawn Hatosy, Amy Smart, Alec Baldwin Autobiography Live Action
10 Love Stinks Baumgarten-Prophet Entertainment Jeff Franklin (director/screenplay); French Stewart, Bridgette Wilson, Bill Bellamy, Tyra Banks, Steve Hytner, Jason Bateman, Tiffani Thiessen Comedy Live Action
Stigmata Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / FGM Entertainment Rupert Wainwright (director); Tom Lazarus, Rick Ramage (screenplay); Patricia Arquette, Gabriel Byrne, Jonathan Pryce, Nia Long, Rade Serbedzija, Shaun Toub, Enrico Colantoni, Jack Donner, Thomas Kopache, Dick Latessa, Portia de Rossi, Patrick Muldoon, Ann Cusack Horror Live Action
Stir of Echoes Artisan Entertainment David Koepp (director/screenplay); Kevin Bacon, Kathryn Erbe, Illeana Douglas, Jennifer Morrison Horror Live Action
17 Blue Streak Columbia Pictures Les Mayfield (director); Michael Berry, John Blumenthal, Stephen Carpenter (screenplay); Martin Lawrence, Luke Wilson, Dave Chappelle, Peter Greene, Olek Krupa, Nicole Ari Parker Action-comedy Live Action
American Beauty DreamWorks Pictures Sam Mendes (director); Alan Ball (screenplay); Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Thora Birch, Mena Suvari, Wes Bentley, Chris Cooper, Allison Janney, Peter Gallagher Drama Live Action
Breakfast of Champions Hollywood Pictures Alan Rudolph (director/screenplay); Bruce Willis Comedy Live Action
For Love of the Game Universal Pictures, Beacon Pictures, Tig Productions, Renaissance Pictures Sam Raimi (director); Dana Stevens (screenplay); Kevin Costner, Kelly Preston, John C. Reilly, Jena Malone, Brian Cox Sports, Drama Live Action
24 Double Jeopardy Paramount Pictures Bruce Beresford (director); David Weisburg, Douglas Cook (screenplay); Ashley Judd, Tommy Lee Jones, Bruce Greenwood, Annabeth Gish, Roma Maffia Thriller Live Action
Jakob the Liar Columbia Pictures Peter Kassovitz (director/screenplay), Didier Dechoin (Screenplay); Robin Williams, Alan Arkin, Liev Schreiber, Hannah Taylor-Gordon, Bob Balaban Tragedy, Comedy Live Action


Opening Title Studio Cast and crew Genre Medium
1 The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland Columbia Pictures / Jim Henson Pictures Gary Halvorson (director); Mitchell Kriegman, Joey Mazzarino (screenplay); Kevin Clash, Mandy Patinkin, Vanessa L. Williams, Caroll Spinney, Fran Brill, Jerry Nelson, Frank Oz, Steve Whitmire Children Live Action/Puppetry
Mystery, Alaska Hollywood Pictures Jay Roach (director); David E. Kelley, Sean O'Byrne (screenplay); Russell Crowe, Burt Reynolds, Colm Meaney, Mary McCormack, Hank Azaria, Lolita Davidovich, Ron Eldard, Maury Chaykin Comedy, Drama Live Action
The Minus Man Artisan Entertainment Hampton Fancher (director/screenplay); Owen Wilson, Janeane Garofalo, Brian Cox, Mercedes Ruehl, Dwight Yoakam, Dennis Haysbert, Sheryl Crow Thriller Live Action
Three Kings Warner Bros. / Village Roadshow Pictures David O. Russell (director/screenplay); George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Ice Cube, Spike Jonze, Cliff Curtis, Nora Dunn, Jamie Kennedy Action, Comedy, Drama Live Action
8 Random Hearts Columbia Pictures / Rastar Sydney Pollack (director); Kurt Luedtke (screenplay); Harrison Ford, Kristin Scott Thomas, Charles S. Dutton, Sydney Pollack, Bonnie Hunt Romance, Drama Live Action
Boys Don't Cry Fox Searchlight Pictures Kimberly Peirce (director/screenplay); Andy Bienen (screenplay); Hilary Swank, Chloe Sevigny, Peter Sarsgaard, Brendan Sexton III, Alicia Goranson, Jeanetta Arnette, Matt McGrath Romance, Drama Live Action
Superstar Paramount Pictures / SNL Studios Bruce McCulloch (director); Steve Koren (screenplay); Molly Shannon, Will Ferrell, Harland Williams, Elaine Hendrix, Tom Green, Mark McKinney Comedy Live Action
15 Fight Club 20th Century Fox / Regency Enterprises David Fincher (director); Jim Uhls (screenplay); Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Helena Bonham Carter Drama, Action Live Action
The Story of Us Universal Pictures / Castle Rock Entertainment Rob Reiner (director); Alan Zweibel, Jessie Nelson (screenplay); Bruce Willis, Michelle Pfeiffer, Red Buttons Romance, Comedy, Drama Live Action
The Omega Code Gener8Xion Entertainment Robert Marcarelli (director); Stephan Blinn, Hollis Barton (screenplay); Casper Van Dien, Michael York, Catherine Oxenberg, Michael Ironside, Devon Odessa Thriller Live Action
22 Bats Destination Films Louis Morneau (director); John Logan (screenplay); Lou Diamond Phillips, Dina Meyer, Bob Gunton Horror Live Action
Bringing Out the Dead Paramount Pictures / Touchstone Pictures Martin Scorsese (director); Paul Schrader (screenplay); Nicolas Cage, John Goodman, Ving Rhames, Tom Sizemore, Patricia Arquette, Marc Anthony, Queen Latifah Neo-noir, Drama Live Action
Crazy in Alabama Columbia Pictures Antonio Banderas (director); Mark Childress (screenplay); Melanie Griffith, David Morse, Lucas Black, Cathy Moriarty, Meat Loaf, Rod Steiger, John Beasley, Richard Schiff Comedy, Drama Live Action
The Best Man Universal Pictures Malcolm D. Lee (director/screenplay); Taye Diggs, Nia Long, Morris Chestnut, Harold Perrineau, Terrence Howard, Sanaa Lathan, Monica Calhoun, Melissa De Sousa Romance, Drama, Comedy Live Action
Three to Tango Warner Bros. / Village Roadshow Pictures Damon Santostefano (director); Rodney Patrick Vaccaro (screenplay); Matthew Perry, Neve Campbell, Dylan McDermott, Oliver Platt Romance, Comedy Live Action
29 House on Haunted Hill Warner Bros. / Dark Castle Entertainment William Malone (director); Robb White, Dick Beebe (screenplay); Geoffrey Rush, Famke Janssen, Taye Diggs, Ali Larter, Bridgette Wilson, Peter Gallagher, Chris Kattan, Jeffrey Combs Horror Live Action
Music of the Heart Miramax Films Wes Craven (director); Pamela Gray (screenplay); Meryl Streep, Aidan Quinn, Gloria Estefan, Angela Bassett Drama Live Action
5 The Bachelor New Line Cinema Gary Sinyor (director); Jean C. Havez (screenplay); Chris O'Donnell, Renée Zellweger, Artie Lange, Edward Asner, Hal Holbrook, Peter Ustinov, Brooke Shields, Mariah Carey Romance, Comedy Live Action
The Bone Collector Universal Pictures / Columbia Pictures Phillip Noyce (director); Jeremy Iacone (screenplay); Denzel Washington, Angelina Jolie, Queen Latifah, Michael Rooker, Mike McGlone, Luis Guzman, Leland Orser, Ed O'Neill Thriller Live Action
The Insider Touchstone Pictures / Spyglass Entertainment Michael Mann (director/screenplay); Eric Roth (screenplay); Al Pacino, Russell Crowe, Christopher Plummer, Philip Baker Hall, Gina Gershon, Lindsay Crouse, Michael Gambon Drama Live Action
10 Pokémon: The First Movie OLM, Inc. Kunihiko Yuyama (director); Takeshi Shudo (screenplay); Veronica Taylor, Rachael Lillis, Eric Stuart, Phillip Bartlett, Ikue Ōtani, Maddie Blaustein, Kōichi Yamadera Adventure, Anime Animation
12 Anywhere but Here 20th Century Fox Wayne Wang (director); Alvin Sargent (screenplay); Susan Sarandon, Natalie Portman, Shawn Hatosy Comedy Live Action
Dogma Lionsgate / View Askew Productions Kevin Smith (director/screenplay); Ben Affleck, George Carlin, Matt Damon, Linda Fiorentino, Salma Hayek, Jason Lee, Kevin Smith, Alan Rickman, Chris Rock Comedy Live Action
Light It Up 20th Century Fox Craig Bolotin (director/screenplay); Usher Raymond, Forest Whitaker, Judd Nelson, Rosario Dawson, Robert Ri'chard, Sara Gilbert, Clifton Collins, Jr., Fredro Starr, Vanessa L. Williams Drama Live Action
The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc Columbia Pictures / Gaumont Luc Besson (director/screenplay); Andrew Birkin (screenplay); Milla Jovovich, John Malkovich, Faye Dunaway, Dustin Hoffman History, Drama Live Action
19 Liberty Heights Warner Bros. Barry Levinson (director/screenplay); Adrien Brody, Ben Foster, Orlando Jones, Joe Mantegna, Justin Chambers, Anthony Anderson Comedy, Drama Live Action
Sleepy Hollow Paramount Pictures / Mandalay Pictures Tim Burton (director); Andrew Kevin Walker (screenplay); Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Miranda Richardson, Michael Gambon, Casper Van Dien, Jeffrey Jones, Christopher Lee, Richard Griffiths, Ian McDiarmid, Michael Gough, Christopher Walken, Alun Armstrong, Lisa Marie Horror Live Action
The World Is Not Enough Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / Eon Productions Michael Apted (director); Neal Purvis and Robert Wade, Bruce Feirstein (screenplay); Pierce Brosnan, Sophie Marceau, Robert Carlyle, Denise Richards, Robbie Coltrane, Judi Dench, Desmond Llewelyn, John Cleese, Patrick Malahide, Colin Salmon, Maria Grazia Cucinotta, John Seru, Ulrich Thomsen, Goldie, David Calder, Samantha Bond, Omid Djalili, Serena Scott Thomas Spy Live Action
24 End of Days Universal Pictures / Beacon Pictures Peter Hyams (director); Andrew W. Marlowe (screenplay); Arnold Schwarzenegger, Gabriel Byrne, Kevin Pollak, Robin Tunney, Rod Steiger, Udo Kier, C. C. H. Pounder Horror, Thriller Live Action
Felicia's Journey Alliance Atlantis / Icon Productions Atom Egoyan (director); Bob Hoskins, Elaine Cassidy Drama Live Action
Flawless Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Joel Schumacher (director/screenplay); Robert De Niro, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Barry Miller, Chris Bauer, Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Daphne Rubin-Vega Crime, Comedy, Drama Live Action
Mansfield Park Miramax Films Patricia Rozema (director/screenplay); Frances O'Connor, Jonny Lee Miller, Embeth Davidtz, James Purefoy Comedy, Drama Live Action
Toy Story 2 Walt Disney Pictures / Pixar Animation Studios John Lasseter (director); Andrew Stanton, Rita Hsiao, Doug Chamberlin, Chris Webb (screenplay); Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Kelsey Grammer, Don Rickles, Wallace Shawn, John Ratzenberger, Jim Varney, Wayne Knight Comedy Animation
10 The Cider House Rules Miramax Films Lasse Hallström (director); John Irving (screenplay); Tobey Maguire, Michael Caine, Charlize Theron, Paul Rudd, Delroy Lindo, Erykah Badu Drama Live Action
Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo Touchstone Pictures / Happy Madison Mike Mitchell (director); Harris Goldberg, Rob Schneider (screenplay); Rob Schneider, William Forsythe, Eddie Griffin, Arija Bareikis, Adam Sandler Comedy Live Action
The Green Mile Warner Bros. / Castle Rock Entertainment Frank Darabont (director/screenplay); Tom Hanks, David Morse, Michael Clarke Duncan, Bonnie Hunt, James Cromwell Drama Live Action
Ride with the Devil Universal Pictures / Good Machine Ang Lee (director); James Schamus (screenplay); Tobey Maguire, Skeet Ulrich, Jewel, Jeffrey Wright, Jonathan Brandis, Jim Caviezel, Tom Guiry, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Simon Baker Revisionist Western Live Action
17 Anna and the King 20th Century Fox Andy Tennant (director); Steve Meerson, Peter Krikes (screenplay); Jodie Foster, Chow Yun-fat, Bai Ling, Tom Felton Biography, Drama Live Action
Bicentennial Man Touchstone Pictures / Columbia Pictures Chris Columbus (director); Isaac Asimov, Robert Silverberg, Nicholas Kazan (screenplay); Robin Williams, Sam Neil, Embeth Davidtz, Wendy Crewson, Oliver Platt, Hallie Kate Eisenberg, Kiersten Warren, Stephen Root, Bradley Whitford, John Michael Higgins, Lindze Letherman, George D. Wallace, Lynne Thigpen, Angela Landis, Igor Hiller SciFi, Drama Live Action
Stuart Little Columbia Pictures Rob Minkoff (director); M. Night Shyamalan, Greg Brooker (screenplay); Michael J. Fox, Geena Davis, Hugh Laurie, Jonathan Lipnicki, Nathan Lane, Chazz Palminteri, Steve Zahn, Bruno Kirby, Jennifer Tilly, David Alan Grier, Jeffrey Jones, Julia Sweeney, Jon Polito, Harold Gould, Connie Ray, Allyce Beasley, Brian Doyle-Murray, Estelle Getty, Patrick Thomas O'Brien, Stan Freberg, Miles Marsico, Jim Doughan, Dabney Coleman Comedy Live Action/Animation
21 Wakko's Wish Warner Bros. Family Entertainment / Warner Bros. Animation / Amblin Entertainment Liz Holzman, Rusty Mills, Tom Ruegger (director/screenplay); Charlie Howell, Earl Kress, Randy Rogell, Kevin Hopps (screenplay); Rob Paulsen, Jess Harnell, Tress MacNeille, Maurice LaMarche Tragicomedy Animation
22 Any Given Sunday Warner Bros. Oliver Stone (director/screenplay); Daniel Pyne (screenplay); Al Pacino, Cameron Diaz, Dennis Quaid, Jamie Foxx, James Woods, LL Cool J, Matthew Modine, John C. McGinley, Charlton Heston, Ann-Margret, Lauren Holly, Bill Bellamy, Lela Rochon, Aaron Eckhart, Elizabeth Berkley, Marty Wright, Jim Brown, Lawrence Taylor Drama Live Action
Man on the Moon Universal Pictures, Mutual Film Company, Jersey Films Miloš Forman (director); Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski (screenplay); Jim Carrey, Danny DeVito, Courtney Love, Paul Giamatti Comedy, Biography, Drama Live Action
25 Galaxy Quest DreamWorks Pictures Dean Parisot (director); Robert Gordon, David Howard (screenplay); Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman, Tony Shalhoub, Sam Rockwell, Daryl Mitchell Comedy, SciFi, Parody Live Action
Magnolia New Line Cinema Paul Thomas Anderson (director/screenplay); Tom Cruise, Philip Baker Hall, Philip Seymour Hoffman, William H. Macy, Julianne Moore, John C. Reilly, Jason Robards Drama Live Action
The Talented Mr. Ripley Paramount Pictures / Miramax Films Anthony Minghella (director/screenplay); Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law, Cate Blanchett, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jack Davenport, James Rebhorn, Philip Baker Hall, Sergio Rubini Psychological thriller Live action
Angela's Ashes Paramount Pictures / Universal Pictures Alan Parker (director/screenplay); Laura Jones (screenplay); Emily Watson, Robert Carlyle, Michael Legge, Kerry Condon, Ronnie Masterson, Pauline McLynn, Devon Murray, Joe Breen, Ciaran Owens, Liam Carney, Eanna MacLiam, Andrew Bennett, Shane Murray Corcoran, Peter Halpin Comedy, Horror, Romance, Drama, Thriller, Action Live Action
29 Fantasia 2000 Buena Vista Pictures James Levine, Chicago Symphony Orchestra Musical film Animation
The Hurricane Universal Pictures Norman Jewison (director); Armyan Bernstein, Dan Gordon (screenplay); Denzel Washington Biographical Live Action

Notable films released in 1999[edit]

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Notable deaths[edit]

Month Date Name Age Country Profession Notable films
4 Iron Eyes Cody 91 USA Actor Ernest Goes to CampA Man Called HorseSon of PalefaceGrayeagle
11 Robert Douglas 89 USA Director, Actor, Producer The FountainheadIvanhoeThe Desert RatsThe Flame and the ArrowThe Prisoner of Zenda
12 Betty Lou Gerson 84 USA Actress One Hundred and One DalmatiansThe FlyCats Don't DanceThe Red Menace
15 John Bloom 54 UK Actor Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered CountryThe Great OutdoorsDracula vs. FrankensteinHarry and the HendersonsRunaway Train
21 Susan Strasberg 60 USA Actress PicnicThe ManitouPsych-OutThe CobwebRollercoasterStage StruckTaste of Fear
21 Leslie French 94 UK Actor The Living Daylights
23 Joe D'Amato 62 Italy Director, Producer Troll 2Ator l'invincibileStage FrightAbsurdEndgameQuest for the Mighty SwordAntropophagusThe Door to Silence
30 Huntz Hall 78 USA Actor Angels with Dirty FacesGhost Chasers
30 Ed Herlihy 89 USA Actor Who Framed Roger RabbitThe King of ComedyPee-wee's Big AdventureMalcolm XPolice Academy 2: Their First Assignment
February 6 Danny Dayton 75 USA Actor Ed WoodThe Sting IILove at First BiteRock 'n' Roll High School ForeverGuys and Dolls
7 Bobby Troup 80 USA Actor, Singer MASHThe Five PenniesThe Gene Krupa Story
9 Bryan Mosley 67 UK Actor Get Carter
17 Sunshine Parker 71 USA Actor TremorsRoad HouseOh, God! Book IILove at Large
17 Shirley Stoler 69 USA Actress, Soundtrack The Deer HunterMalcolm XGrumpier Old MenDesperately Seeking SusanKluteThree O'Clock HighMiami BluesFrankenhookerSeven Beauties
20 Gene Siskel 53 USA Film Critic None; critiqued films for The Chicago TribuneAt the MoviesSneak Previews
24 Derek Nimmo 68 UK Actor A Hard's Day NightCasino RoyaleMurder Ahoy!The MillionairessOne of Our Dinosaurs Is MissingHeavens Above!
4 Del Close 64 USA Actor Ferris Bueller's Day OffThe UntouchablesAmerican GraffitiNext of KinThe Blob
5 Richard Kiley 76 USA Actor Patch AdamsHoward the DuckPhenomenonLooking for Mr. GoodbarPickup on South StreetThe Phenix City StoryBlackboard Jungle
7 Stanley Kubrick 70 USA Director, Screenwriter 2001: A Space OdysseyBarry LyndonDr. StrangeloveA Clockwork OrangeSpartacusKiller's KissThe ShiningLolitaFull Metal JacketEyes Wide Shut
13 Garson Kanin 86 USA Actor Adam's RibPat and MikeBorn Yesterday
14 Kirk Alyn 88 USA Actor SupermanWhen Worlds CollideThe Three MusketeersAction in the North AtlanticThe Time of Their LivesYou Were Never LovelierThe Great White Hope
17 Ernest Gold 77 Austria Composer, Conductor It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad WorldJudgment at NurembergExodusFun with Dick and JaneSafari 3000Cross of Iron
20 Mickey S. Michaels 67 USA Set Decorator The Hunt for Red OctoberClear and Present DangerThe Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of FearPsycho IIICrimson Tide
22 David Strickland 29 USA Actor Forces of NatureObject of Obsession
28 Gil Perkins 91 Australia Actor BatmanRaging BullWalking TallThe Alamo
April 4 Bob Peck 53 UK Actor Jurassic ParkLord of the FliesSlipstreamThe Kitchen TotoSurviving Picasso
4 Faith Domergue 74 USA Actress This Island EarthVendettaWhere Danger LivesThe Great Sioux Uprising
9 Albert Popwell 72 USA Actor Sudden ImpactThe EnforcerCleopatra Jones and the Casino of Gold
14 Roy Chiao 72 China Actor Indiana Jones and the Temple of DoomBloodsportDragons Forever
14 Ellen Corby 87 USA Actress VertigoShaneSabrinaThe Glass Bottom BoatVisit to a Small PlanetThe Seventh Sin
14 Anthony Newley 67 USA Actor, Composer Oliver TwistDoctor DolittleSweet NovemberSummertreeNo Time to DieGoldfingerWilly Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
16 Rudi Fehr 87 Germany Film Editor Dial M for MurderPrizzi's HonorKey LargoHouse of Wax
16 Zoe Lund 37 USA Actress Bad LieutenantSpecial Effects
21 Buddy Rogers 94 USA Actor, Singer Fascinating YouthWingsMy Best Girl
22 Bert Remsen 74 USA Actor The BodyguardNashvilleMaverickDick TracyPlaces in the HeartPork Chop Hill
28 Rory Calhoun 78 USA Actor How to Marry a MillionaireRiver of No ReturnMotel HellNight of the LepusThe Silver WhipWith a Song in My HeartThe Colossus of RhodesApache TerritoryThe Spoilers
May 2 Augie Blunt 69 USA Actor GhostLifeThe American President
2 Oliver Reed 62 UK Actor Oliver!GladiatorTommyFunny BonesThe Three MusketeersThe Hunting PartyWomen in LoveRoyal FlashThe DevilsThe Sting IIBurnt OfferingsThe Big Sleep
8 Michael Nightingale 76 UK Actor The Return of the Pink PantherIce Cold in AlexCarry On CampingCarry On CleoCarry On MatronCarry On Girls
8 Dirk Bogarde 78 UK Actor Doctor in the HouseDeath in VeniceThe DamnedThe ServantThe Night PorterVictimAccidentSong Without EndA Bridge Too FarI Could Go On SingingDarling
8 Ed Gilbert 67 USA Voice Actor The Little MermaidBatman: Mask of the PhantasmThe PagemasterThe Transformers: The MovieTom and Jerry: The Movie
8 Dana Plato 34 USA Actress California SuiteExorcist II: The HereticDifferent Strokes
8 Sally Payne 86 USA Actress, Soundtrack I Love You AgainCity for ConquestOne Night in the TropicsWhen the Daltons Rode
14 Jerry Wunderlich 73 USA Set Decorator The ExorcistWarGamesOrdinary PeopleThe Goodbye Girl
17 Henry Jones 86 USA Actor, Soundtrack VertigoButch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid3:10 to YumaNapoleon and SamanthaDick TracyArachnophobiaThe Grifters9 to 5Deathtrap
19 Candy Candido 85 USA Actor Sadie McKeeThe Wizard of OzThe Great RupertThe Great Mouse DetectivePeter PanRobin Hood
19 Alister Williamson 80 UK Actor Battle of BritainThe Abominable Dr. PhibesSaturday Night and Sunday MorningThe Curse of the Werewolf
21 Vanessa Brown 71 Austria Actress The HeiressThe Ghost and Mrs. MuirThe Secret of St. IvesThree HusbandsTarzan and the Slave Girl
21 Norman Rossington 70 UK Actor A Hard Day's NightThe Longest Day
June 11 DeForest Kelley 79 USA Actor Star Trek: The Motion PictureStar Trek II: The Wrath of KhanStar Trek III: The Search for SpockWacoWarlockGunfight at the O.K. CorralStar Trek IV: The Voyage Home
13 Douglas Seale 85 UK Actor AladdinAmadeusErnest Saves ChristmasGhostbusters IIThe Rescuers Down Under
27 Bobs Watson 68 USA Actor What Ever Happened to Baby Jane"Boys TownGrand Theft AutoKentucky
28 John Stears 64 UK Special Effects Artist Star Wars Episode IV: A New HopeGoldfingerThe Mask of ZorroFrom Russia with LoveThunderballYou Only Live TwiceThe Man with the Golden GunOn Her Majesty's Secret ServiceChitty Chitty Bang BangHopscotch
29 Allan Carr 62 USA Producer GreaseCan't Stop the MusicCloak & Dagger
29 Declan Mulholland 66 UK Actor Time BanditsTheatre of BloodThe Ruling ClassThe Tall GuyBranniganThe Land That Time ForgotWar of the ButtonsThe Thief and the CobblerHawk the SlayerThe Charge of the Light BrigadeH.M.S. DefiantThe Rainbow ThiefJoseph AndrewsRogue Male
July 1 Edward Dmytryk 90 Canada Director, Editor The Caine MutinyThe Young LionsMurder, My SweetThe CarpetbaggersThe HawkHitler's ChlidrenBack to BataanAlvarez KellyRaintree CountyCrossfire
1 Sylvia Sidney 88 USA Actress SabotageMars Attacks!Blood on the SunBeetlejuiceYou Only Live OnceFuryDamien: Omen II
2 Mario Puzo 78 USA Author, Screenwriter The GodfatherThe Godfather Part IIThe Godfather Part IIISupermanSuperman II
4 Jack Watson 84 UK Actor Peeping TomThe HillThe Wild GeeseThe Four MusketeersGrand PrixCaptain Horatio Hornblower R.N.This Sporting LifeThe Devil's BrigadeJuggernautNorth Sea HijackThe GorgonThe Sea WolvesFrom Beyond the GraveTobrukThe McKenzie BreakKongaTower of EvilSleeping Murder11 HarrowhouseKidnapped
4 Ronny Graham 79 USA Screenwriter, Actor SpaceballsTo Be or Not to BeThe World's Greatest LoverThe History of the World, Part ILife Stinks
17 Bill Owen 85 UK Actor, Writer, Soundtrack The Masque of the Red DeathO Lucky Man!The Handmaid's TaleCarry On NurseCarry On CabbyCarry On SergeantCarry On RegardlessCarve Her Name with PrideThe Way to the StarsThe Smurfs and the Magic FluteThe Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie MenPerfect StrangersThe ComebackIn CelebrationOn the FiddleThe Hellfire ClubThe Ship That Died of ShameThe Fighting Prince of DonegalThe Astonished HeartHoliday CampHotel SaharaMy Brother's KeeperThe Square RingOnce a Jolly SwagmanThe ShakedownLaughterhouseSchool for SecretsDaybreak
17 Patricia Zipprodt 74 USA Costume Designer The Graduate1776Last of the Mobile Hot Shots
19 Jerold Wells 90 UK Actor Time BanditsJabberwockyThe Element of CrimeThe Vault of HorrorFrankenstein and the Monster from HellSword of the ValiantThe Naked TruthThe CriminalThe ManiacThe Pirates of Blood RiverSmashing Time
20 Sandra Gould 82 USA Actress AirportImitation of Life
23 Max Smith 86 USA Actor, Soundtrack Alice in Wonderland
4 Victor Mature 86 USA Actor One Million B.C.My Darling ClementineMillion Dollar MermaidThe RobeThe EgyptianChief Crazy HorseMy Gal SalI Wake Up ScreamingAfter the FoxKiss of DeathSamson and DelilahHannibalThe Big Circus
4 Carl Toms 72 UK Costume Designer One Million Years B.C.The Quiller MemorandumWhen Dinosaurs Ruled the EarthThe Lost ContinentMoon Zero TwoPrehistoric WomenThe Vengeance of SheJules Verne's Rocket to the Moon
7 Brion James 54 USA Actor Blade RunnerThe Fifth Element48 Hrs.Tango & CashRed HeatSteel DawnThe Jazz SingerStriking Distance
9 Georg Marischka 77 Germany Actor, Director, Writer The Boys from BrazilThe Odessa FileSchtonk!Scream of Stone
16 David Allen 54 USA Special Visual Effects Ghostbusters IIHoney, I Shrunk the KidsWillowThe ArrivalTwilight Zone: The MovieOscarBatteries Not IncludedThe HowlingThe HungerYoung Sherlock Holmes
23 Norman Wexler 73 USA Screenwriter Saturday Night FeverSerpicoRaw DealStaying AliveJoe
September 9 Ruth Roman 76 USA Actress Strangers on a TrainThe Far CountryChampionDay of the AnimalsGood SamThe Bottom of the Bottle5 Steps to Danger
14 Charles Crichton 89 UK Director, Editor A Fish Called WandaThe Third SecretThe Lavender Hill Mob
18 Harold F. Kress 86 USA Editor The Towering InfernoThe Poseidon AdventureHow the West Was WonGatorLuvMrs. Miniver
20 Willy Millowitsch 90 Germany Actor, Director, Writer National Lampoon's European Vacation
22 George C. Scott 71 USA Actor PattonDr. StrangeloveThe HustlerAnatomy of a MurderTapsThe HospitalThe ChangelingThe HindenburgThe Yellow Rolls-RoyceThe Exorcist IIIMovie MovieA Christmas CarolThe Flim-Flam ManIslands in the StreamDay of the DolphinHardcoreThe New CenturionsOklahoma CrudePetuliaBank ShotThey Might Be GiantsRageThe FormulaMalice
October 1 Noel Johnson 82 UK Actor FrightmareFor Your Eyes OnlyWithnail and I
2 Lee Richardson 73 USA Actor Prizzi's HonorPrince of the CityQ&AA Stranger Among UsDanielNetwork
5 Wilt Chamberlain 63 USA Actor Conan the DestroyerAny Given Sunday
7 Deryck Guyler 85 UK Actor A Hard Day's NightCarry On DoctorOne of Our Dinosaurs Is MissingThe PlankPlease Sir!No Sex Please, We're BritishThe Fast Lady
12 Jacqueline Malouf 58 USA Actress The Man Who Shot Liberty ValanceDonovan's Reef
14 Richard B. Shull 70 USA Actor KluteSplashTrapped in ParadiseSeize the DayPrivate PartsHouseSitterUnfaithfully Yours
16 Jean Shepherd 78 USA Actor A Christmas StoryIt Runs in the Family
19 Paddi Edwards 67 USA Actress The Little MermaidHerculesGhostbustersHalloween III: Season of the WitchSurrender
22 Jan Davis 58 USA Stuntman WaterworldSpace CowboysPoint BreakCongo
26 Hoyt Axton 61 USA Singer, Actor GremlinsLiar's MoonThe Black StallionWe're No AngelsDeadline Auto Theft
26 Albert Whitlock 84 USA Special Effects, Visual Effects The ThingThe StingThe Blues BrothersSpaceballsThe BirdsWilly Wonka & the Chocolate FactoryComing to AmericaDune
27 Frank De Vol 88 USA Composer The Dirty DozenWhat Ever Happened to Baby Jane?Guess Who's Coming to DinnerThe Flight of the PhoenixKiss Me DeadlyThe Longest YardPillow TalkCat BallouHush… Hush, Sweet CharlotteMcLintock!The Frisco Kid
November 3 Ian Bannen 71 UK Actor BraveheartGandhiWaking NedThe OffenceGhost DadThe HillThe Flight of the Phoenix
4 David Shaber 70 USA Screenwriter The WarriorsNighthawksFlight of the IntruderRolloverThose Lips, Those Eyes
5 Paul Comi  ?? USA Actor Howard the DuckThe Towering InfernoConquest of the Planet of the ApesCape FearDeath Wish IIThe Young LionsBest DefenseWarlockPork Chop HillThe Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond
9 Mabel King 66 USA Actress The JerkScroogedThe WizWhat's Happening!!The Gong Show MovieGanja & Hess
11 Mary Kay Bergman 38 USA Actress, Voice Actress South Park: Bigger, Longer & UncutBeauty and the BeastThe Hunchback of Notre DameHercules
21 Ralph Foody 71 USA Actor Home AloneHome Alone 2: Lost in New YorkThe Blues BrothersAbove the LawCode of SilenceRaw Deal
24 Hilary Minster 55 UK Actor A Bridge Too FarBattle of BritainCry Freedom
25 William 'Billy' Benedict 82 USA Actor, Soundtrack The StingThe KillingBringing Up BabyThe Ox-Bow IncidentFunny GirlHello, Dolly!
December ? Victor Brooks 81 UK Actor GoldfingerThe Day of the TriffidsThe Brides of DraculaBilly BuddThe Road to Hong KongThe One That Got AwayThe Trials of Oscar WildeWitchcraftThe Dallas ConnectionDevils of DarknessDoctor in Distress
3 John Archer 84 USA Actor White HeatBlue HawaiiSherlock Holmes in WashingtonDestination MoonI Saw What You DidGuadalcanal DiaryColorado Territory
3 Madeline Kahn 57 USA Actress What's Up, Doc?Blazing SaddlesPaper MoonYoung FrankensteinHigh AnxietyA Bug's LifeAn American TailThe Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter BrotherThe Muppet MovieFirst FamilyNixonCity HeatMixed NutsBetsy's WeddingHistory of the World, Part IClue
13 Daniel M. Angel 88 UK Producer Reach for the SkyCarve Her Name with PrideAnother Man's PoisonKing & CountryThe Romantic Englishwoman
18 Robert Bresson 98 France Director A Man EscapedL'ArgentAngels of SinAu Hasard BalthazarLes Dames du Bois de BoulogneThe Devil ProbablyMouchettePickpocketDiary of a Country PriestFour Nights of a DreamerA Gentle WomanThe Trial of Joan of ArcLancelot du Lac
19 Desmond Llewelyn 85 UK Actor GoldenEyeThunderballThe Spy Who Loved MeDiamonds Are ForeverTomorrow Never DiesLicence to KillYou Only Live TwiceOctopussyFor Your Eyes OnlyThe Man with the Golden GunThe Living DaylightsMoonrakerA View to a KillOn Her Majesty's Secret ServiceChitty Chitty Bang BangGoldfingerFrom Russia with LoveThe World Is Not Enough
21 John Arnatt 82 UK Actor Whistle Down the WindOur Mother's HouseOnly Two Can Play
21 Frank Stanley 77 USA Cinematographer Magnum Force10Grease 2Thunderbolt and Lightfoot
23 Lois Hamilton 56 USA Actress StripesThe Cannonball RunSummer Rental
25 Peter Jeffrey 70 UK Actor Midnight ExpressThe Return of the Pink Pantherif....BecketThe Adventures of Baron MunchausenThe Abominable Dr. PhibesThe Odessa FileO Lucky Man!Anne of the Thousand DaysDr. Phibes Rises AgainRasputin: Dark Servant of DestinyCountess DraculaBritannia Hospital
26 Curtis Mayfield 57 USA Singer, Composer, Actor Super FlySgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
27 Pierre Clémenti 57 France Actor The LeopardPigstyThe Conformist
27 Michael McDowell 49 USA Screenwriter BeetlejuiceThe Nightmare Before ChristmasThinnerTales from the Darkside: The Movie
27 Dick Peabody 74 USA Actor Support Your Local Sheriff!Mackenna's GoldThe Good Guys and the Bad GuysThe Moonshine War
28 Clayton Moore 85 USA Actor Crime SchoolBlack DragonsRadar Men from the MoonThe Lone RangerThe Son of Monte CristoKansas Pacific
28 Harry Monty 95 USA Actor, Stuntman Planet of the ApesPapillonThe Lord of the RingsHow the West Was WonHello, Dolly!The Court JesterRiver of No ReturnInvaders from MarsOur Man Flint

Film debuts[edit]


  1. ^ "1999 Worldwide Grosses". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved May 1, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)". Box Office Mojo. Archived from the original on July 19, 2011. 

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