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1998

The X Files

The X Files

The X Files    19 Jun 1998

PG-13 121 minReleased

7.0
IMDB: 7.0/10 81,962 votes

The X Files : Blackwood, Texas: After falling through a hole in the ground, a young boy is infected by the alien Black Oil. One week later, in Dallas, a federal building is bombed by terrorists, killing five people, including the Blackwood boy. Mulder and Scully, now part of an FBI anti-terrorism unit, learn that the boy as well as three other victims were dead even before the bombing, cause of death: an alien virus. In the Texas desert, the ...

You’ve Got Mail

You’ve Got Mail

You've Got Mail    18 Dec 1998

PG 119 minReleased

6.5
IMDB: 6.5/10 143,007 votes

You've Got Mail : In this valentine to modern romance, book superstore magnate Joe Fox and independent book shop owner Kathleen Kelly fall in love in the anonymity of the Internet -- both blissfully unaware that he's trying to put her out of business. Kathleen Kelly (Meg Ryan) is involved with Frank Navasky (Greg Kinnear), a leftist postmodernist newspaper writer for The New York Observer who's always in search of an opportunity to root for the underdog. While Frank is devoted ...

The Wedding Singer

The Wedding Singer

The Wedding Singer    13 Feb 1998

PG-13 95 minReleased

6.8
IMDB: 6.8/10 105,032 votes

In 1985, Robbie Hart (Adam Sandler) is an engaging and entertaining wedding singer from Ridgefield, New Jersey. He is engaged to his long-time girlfriend, Linda (Angela Featherstone), who was attracted to him at a time when he dreamed of becoming a rock star. Robbie meets and befriends a waitress, Julia Sullivan (Drew Barrymore), at the reception hall where he regularly performs. Julia is also engaged, to businessman Glenn Gulia (Matthew Glave) and he promises to sing at their wedding. On their ...

There’s Something About Mary

There’s Something About Mary

There's Something About Mary    15 Jul 1998

R 119 minReleased

7.1
IMDB: 7.1/10 236,543 votes

In 1985, awkward and shy 16-year-old high-schooler Ted Stroehmann (Ben Stiller) lands a prom date with his dream girl Mary Jensen (Cameron Diaz), only to have it cut short by a painful and embarrassing zipper accident. After the ordeal garners the attention of numerous members of the household and community, Ted is finally carted off to a hospital, subsequently losing contact with Mary. Thirteen years later, Ted is still in love — maybe even obsessed — with Mary. On the advice ...

The Storm Riders

The Storm Riders

The Storm Riders    18 Jul 1998

PG-13 128 minReleased

6.5
IMDB: 6.5/10 3,122 votes

Based on a comic book called Fung Wan (or Tin Ha), the movie stars Ekin Cheng as Wind and Aaron Kwok as Cloud. The plot involves two children, Whispering Wind and Striding Cloud, who become powerful warriors under the evil warlord Conquer's tutelage. They grow up serving as his subordinates, but a love triangle and an accident leads to a quest for retribution. The evil Lord Conqueror, head of Conqueror's Clan, is given a prophecy by Mud Buddha when quizzed about ...

Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World

Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World

Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World    04 Aug 1998

N/A 72 minReleased

4.9
IMDB: 4.9/10 8,365 votes

In London, John Smith is ambushed by a group of soldiers with a warrant for his arrest and presumed dead in the ensuing confrontation; Governor Ratcliffe has lied to King James (being a personal friend of the King) and framed Smith as the traitor from the first film in a plot to declare war against the Powhatan Nation while avoiding punishment for his own crimes. In order to prevent this, the King sends a young diplomat, John Rolfe, to bring ...

Mulan

Mulan

Mulan    19 Jun 1998

G 88 minReleased

7.5
IMDB: 7.5/10 152,058 votes

After the Huns, led by the ruthless Shan Yu, invade Han China, the Chinese emperor begins to command a general mobilization. Each family is given a conscription notice, requiring one man from each family to join the Chinese army. When Fa Mulan hears that her elderly father Fa Zhou, the only man in their family, is once more to go to war, she becomes anxious and apprehensive. She decides to deal with this herself by disguising herself as a man ...

A Bug’s Life

A Bug’s Life

A Bug's Life    25 Nov 1998

G 95 minReleased

7.2
IMDB: 7.2/10 195,560 votes

Flik, an individualist and would-be inventor, lives in a colony of ants in the middle of a dried creek. They are led by Princess Atta and her mother, the Queen. The colony is oppressed by a gang of marauding grasshoppers, led by Hopper, that arrive every season demanding food from the ants. One day, when the annual offering is accidentally knocked into a stream by Flik's latest invention, a grain-harvesting device, the grasshoppers demand twice as much food as compensation. ...

Bride of Chucky

Bride of Chucky

Bride of Chucky    16 Oct 1998

R 89 minReleased

5.3
IMDB: 5.3/10 37,250 votes

One month after Chucky was thrown into a giant fan by Andy Barclay at a carnival, Tiffany (Jennifer Tilly), a former girlfriend and accomplice of serial killer Charles Lee Ray (voice of Brad Dourif), acquires the remains of Chucky from a police evidence locker after bribing and then murdering a police officer with access to the locker. Assuming that Ray's soul still inhabits the doll, Tiffany takes it back to her place. She crudely stitches Chucky back together and reenacts ...