1990s in film
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The decade of the 1990s in film involved many significant films.
- Thousands of full-length films were produced during the 1990s.
- Many films were specifically filmed or edited to be displayed both on theater screens as well as on the smaller TV screens, such as showing close-up scenes during dialog, rather than just wide-angle scenes in a room.
- The 1990s were notable in both the rise of independent cinema – as well as independent studios such as Miramax, Lions Gate, and New Line – and the advancements in CGI-technology, seen in such films as Jurassic Park, Forrest Gump, Twister, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, and Titanic.
- The Disney Renaissance began in 1989 with The Little Mermaid, reached the peak in popularity with Aladdin in 1992 and The Lion King in 1994, and ended in 1999 with Tarzan.
- Bollywood has gained popularity worldwide, apart from India, especially in Mumbai (formerly known as Bombay), especially Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge which after its release in 1995, being the longest running Bollywood movie still playing at the Maratha Mandir for 1009 weeks since its release until 19 February 2015 and Kuch Kuch Hota Hai being one of the top ten movies in United Kingdom and India.
- The home-video market became a major factor in total revenue for a film, often doubling the total income for a film.
- CGI and sound effects were invited too and Toy Story became the first movie to have CGI effects and sound effects.