1998 New Movies

Shakespeare in Love0%Shakespeare in Love
7Our
rating
2:03:00

Storyline:London, late 16th century: The young writer William Shakespeare (Joseph Fiennes) lacks money and inspiration. He is in competition with other already established authors, and now he is stuck a solid writer's block. There comes a muse in person of Lady Viola (Gwyneth Paltrow). The young woman from a rich home is a regular visitor to the Rose Theater would like to become an actress herself. It comes as it must: Shakespeare falls in love with the noble woman, but who is to marry the unbearable Lord Wessex (Colin Firth) according to the will of Queen Elizabeth (Judi Dench). Clearly, that's the stuff Shakespeare can cut out of "Romeo and Juliet" ...

The Truman Show0%The Truman Show
9Our
rating
1:43:00

Storyline:Truman Burbank (Jim Carrey) is the star of a television series all his life - but he knows nothing about it. His entire environment - his town, his family, his wife (Laura Linney) - were created just for him. Truman is shown live on television every minute of his life. But there is a problem for the acclaimed producer of the series, Christof (Ed Harris): For some time Truman has had an increased urge to break out of his small civil life and to get to know the big wide world. Christof tries by all means to keep his star in his little world, which incidentally is financed mainly by product placement. But Truman's thoughts are all too often about a mysterious girl (Natascha McElhone) whom he met years ago and for whom he still has feelings. In search of her, Truman becomes more and more suspicious of his environment - until Christof's whole construct threatens to collapse. But he is not beaten yet.

The Big Lebowski0%The Big Lebowski
8Our
rating
1:57:00

Storyline:Jeffrey Lebowski aka "The Dude" (Jeff Bridges) is an eternal hippie whose sole occupation is bowling - a hobby he pursues along with his mates Walter (John Goodman) and Donny (Steve Buscemi). One day, when he becomes acquainted with a few filthy criminals through a mix-up with a multimillionaire of the same name, the "dude" becomes angry. Finally, among other things urinating on his favorite carpet. So he asks the multimillionaire for the injustice done to him a replacement, but here he bites on granite. Instead, he is torn into an absurd adventure when the wife of the wealthy namesake is abducted. The "dude" is to take care of the handover of the ransom, because they are probably the same types who had confused him with the multimillionaire.

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels0%Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels
8Our
rating
1:47:00

Storyline:The London working-class district of East End: The cronies Eddy (Nick Moran), Tom (Jason Flemyng), Soap (Dexter Fletcher) and Bacon (Jason Statham) are making ends meet by decorating jewelery and electrical appliances. Then local porn king and mafia boss Harry Lonsdale (P.H. Moriarty) invites you to an illegal poker tournament. The stake: 100,000 British pounds. The four scent the coup of their lives, put their savings together and buy the clever gambler Eddy a place in the poker round. But - how could it be otherwise in the London underworld - Eddy is pulled mercilessly over the table. Not only is the mission gone, suddenly the boys are still standing with five hundred giants at the "Big Boss" in the chalk. Only one week remains for friends to pay their debts. Otherwise, Harry "Hackebeil" Lonsdale will chop off one finger at a time ...

American History X0%American History X
8Our
rating
1:59:00

Storyline:Following the murder of his father, Derek (Edward Norton) seeks revenge and participates in racist attacks. One day they end up with a brutal murder - Derek is imprisoned for three years. When he is released, he is ashamed of his past. To his horror Derek must, however, find that his little brother Danny (Edward Furlong) is now also a follower of a right-wing group. From now on, the ex-prisoner tries to explain to Danny what a wrong way this is going on ...

Saving Private Ryan0%Saving Private Ryan
8Our
rating
2:49:00

Storyline:June 6, 1944. American soldiers land in "Omaha Beach," as the operation area in Normandy was called. A group of eight soldiers who survived the storm on the coast receives the order to find the paratrooper James Ryan (Matt Damon), whose three brothers have already died in the war and who himself is missing, to locate and send home. As soldiers under the command of Captain John Miller (Tom Hanks) penetrate ever deeper into enemy territory, they begin to wonder why they should risk their lives to save a single man. Surrounded by the brutal reality of war and worn down by clashes within the troop, unity, from desertion and cowardice to heroism and self-sacrifice, is experiencing all facets of the most cruel and devastating conflict in human history.