Best 1992 Movies

  • Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans

    Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (R, 2009)

    Nicolas Cage, Eva Mendes, Val Kilmer, Xzibit, Fairuza Balk
    Abel Ferrara's cult crime drama Bad Lieutenant is given a sister film with this Werner Herzog-helmed... read more production that takes its inspiration from the original, but focuses on new characters and plotlines. Nicolas Cage steps into Harvey Keitel's mold of a corrupt and drug-addled police officer, with the scummy setting moving from New York City to New Orleans. Eva Mendes, Val Kilmer, and Xzibit co-star in the Nu Image/Millennium Films picture. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi
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      fb70801124: . He nails it with his award worthy performance in this extremely loose remake of the 1992 Bad Lieutenant starring Harvey Kietel.
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      fb1027385270: . Great imagry and storytelling by Walter Herzog. Nothing like Harvey Keitel's BL from 1992.
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      fb1677368987: To remake Abel Ferrara's raw and gritty 1992 film "Bad Lieutenant" that had one of cinema's most daring performances from the brilliant Harv
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  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer

    Buffy the Vampire Slayer (PG-13, 1992)

    Kristy Swanson, Donald Sutherland, Rutger Hauer, Paul Reubens, Luke Perry
    The idea of fusing teen sex-comedy and horror genres into a boffo box-office bonanza seems like clas... read moresic braindead Hollywood-think... but somehow, beyond all reason, the makers of this film manage to pull it off. Much of the credit goes to director Fran Rubel Kuzui (Tokyo Pop) who chooses wisely to let the jokes and action rip by so quickly that viewers won't have time to realize there's practically nothing going on. Also excellent is Kristy Swanson as the bubble-headed cheerleader who learns from a Van Helsing-ish stranger (Donald Sutherland) that she's, like, the reincarnation of this pure female warrior and stuff, destined to rid the world -- or at least the Valley -- of vampires. No sooner is the Buffster being schooled in the ways of vampire butt-kicking (much to the consternation of meek pretty-boy beau Luke Perry) than the lead vampire (Rutger Hauer) and his leering cronies show up -- and leading up the pack is none other than Pee-Wee Herman himself, Paul Reubens. Fans of this film's popular TV offspring will appreciate the fang-sharp humor but may be surprised to find little evidence of the spooky atmosphere that permeates the series -- though there are some inspired moments, particularly the ridiculous death-by-ruler scene. ~ Cavett Binion, Rovi