195. Serial Mom

Movie: Serial Mom Release Date: April 13, 1994 Director: John Waters Starring: Kathleen Turner, Sam Waterston, Ricki Lake, Matthew Lillard. Tag Lines: “She’s a fabulous, loving, caring mother, who er… …happens to be a serial killer!” “Every Mom Wants to Be Wanted, But Not For Murder One!” “At least she meant well.” Relevance: Although I…

196. Girls Just Want to Have Fun

Movie: Girls Just Want to Have Fun Release Date: April 12, 1985 Director: Alan Metter Starring: Sarah Jessica Parker, Lee Montgomery, Morgan Woodward, Jonathan Silverman, Helen Hunt, Shannen Doherty. Tag Lines: “Getting into trouble is easy but getting out of it is all the fun!” “That’s all they really want!” “Life will be serious soon…

197. Heathers

Movie: Heathers Release Date: March 31, 1989 Director: Michael Lehmann Starring: Winona Ryder, Christian Slater, Shannen Doherty, Lisanne Falk, Kim Walker, Penelope Milford. Tag Lines: “Best friends, social trends and occasional murder.” “A killer comedy.” Relevance: Although receiving mostly positive reviews, ‘Heathers’ was a box office bomb when it was released in 1989. That coupled…

198. Circle of Friends

Movie: Circle of Friends Release Date: March 17, 1995 Director: Pat O’Connor Starring: Minnie Driver, Chris O’Donnell, Colin Firth, Geraldine O’Rawe, Saffron Burrows, Alan Cumming. Tag Lines: “Sometimes dreams do come true.” “For everyone who ever thought the person they loved was out of their reach.” Relevance: I wouldn’t necessarily say I was dragged to…

199. Six Degrees of Separation

Movie: Six Degrees of Separation Release Date: December 8, 1993 Director: Fred Schepisi Starring: Stockard Channing, Will Smith, Donald Sutherland, Mary Beth Hart, Bruce Davison, Ian McKellen, Anthony Michael Hall, Heather Graham, Anthony Rapp. Tag Lines: “For Paul, every person is a new door to a new world.” Relevance: In the Spring of 1994, I…

200. Hocus Pocus

Movie: Hocus Pocus Release Date: July 16, 1993 Director: Kenny Ortega Starring: Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy, Omri Katz, Thora Birch, Vinessa Shaw. Tag Lines: “It’s just a bunch of Hocus Pocus!” Relevance: ‘Hocus Pocus’ is one of those movies that I have seen so many times on so many different occasions, I…

201. House

Movie: House Release Date: February 28, 1986 Director: Steve Miner Starring: William Katt, George Wendt, Richard Moll, Kay Lenz. Tag Lines: “Ding dong, you’re dead.” “HORROR has found a new HOME!” “Enter at your own risk.” “You are cordially invited to spend an evening with Roger Cobb and his friends. Don’t come alone!” Relevance: From…

202. City Slickers

Movie: City Slickers Release Date: June 7, 1991 Director: Ron Underwood Starring: Billy Crystal, Daniel Stern, Bruno Kirby, Patricia Wettig, Helen Slater, Jack Palance. Tag Lines: “Yesterday They Were Businessmen. Today They’re Cowboys. Tomorrow They’ll Be Walking Funny.” Relevance: ‘City Slickers’ is one of those movies that doesn’t come with a grand back story of…

203. Little Shop of Horrors

Movie: Little Shop of Horrors Release Date: December 19, 1986 Director: Frank Oz Starring: Rick Moranis, Ellen Greene, Vincent Gardenia, Steve Martin, James Belushi, John Candy, Christopher Guest, Bill Murray. Tag Lines: “Don’t feed the plants.” “A Singing Plant. A Daring Hero. A Sweet Girl. A Demented Dentist.” Relevance: Walking in to the theater in…

204. Hot Shots!

Movie: Hot Shots! Release Date: July 31, 1991 Director: Jim Abrahams Starring: Charlie Sheen, Cary Elwes, Valeria Golino, Jon Cryer, Kevin Dunn, Bill Irwin, Lloyd Bridges, William O’Leary. Tag Lines: “The mother of all movies!” “There’s something funny in the air.” “Unprecedented! Uncut! Under 10 dollars!” Relevance: I love to laugh. I think I said…