Raise your hand if you now feel old.
The year is 1998 and all these films came out. Fast forward to 2018 and some…well most of the films listed below have became classics. Check out all the 27 movies that turned 20 years old in 2018 and let us know which film released in 1998 is your favorite.
He Got Game
Synopsis:A basketball player’s father must try to convince him to go to a college so he can get a shorter sentence.
Starring:Denzel Washington, Milla Jovovich, Ray Allen, Rosario Dawson
How Stella Got Her Groove Back
Synopsis:Unlucky-in-love stockbroker Stella jets to Jamaica with her gal pal Delilah for some fun in the sun. There, the 40-year-old working woman has an island fling with Winston, a handsome 20-something. When it’s time to return to California, Stella realizes that she’s developed real feelings for her new man. But, with their distance from each other, not to mention their disparity in age, does a real relationship stand a chance?
Starring: Angela Bassett, Taye Diggs, Whoopi Goldberg, Regina King
Synopsis:A doctor discovers that he can communicate with animals.
Starring: Eddie Murphy, Peter Boyle, Ossie Davis, Oliver Platt
Synopsis:Gorgeous and extravert Woo meets insecure and straight-laced law clerk Tim at a blind date.
Starring:Jada Pinkett Smith, Tommy Davidson, Duane Martin, Michael Ralph
Synopsis:Based on the book by Toni Morrison, in which a slave is visited by the spirit of a mysterious young woman
Starring:Oprah Winfrey, Danny Glover, Yada Beener, Emil Pinnock, Thandie Newton, Kimberly Elise
Synopsis:A pair of violent men have spiritual awakenings.
Starring:Nas, DMX, Taral Hicks, Tionne ‘T-Boz’ Watkins
Synopsis:The story of three not so bright men who come up with a series of crazy schemes to get a friend out of jail.
Starring:Dave Chappelle, Guillermo Díaz, Jim Breuer, Harland Williams
Synopsis:Eddie Murphy stars as an over-the-top television evangelist who finds a way to turn television home shopping into a religious experience, and takes America by storm.
Starring:Eddie Murphy, Jeff Goldblum, Kelly Preston, Robert Loggia
Synopsis:A woman must contend with rival strippers and her boss in an attempt to make a legitimate living.
Starring:LisaRaye McCoy, Dick Anthony Williams, Judyann Elder, Chrystale Wilson
Synopsis:In a desperate attempt to prove his innocence, a skilled police negotiator accused of corruption and murder takes hostages in a government office to gain the time he needs to find the truth.
Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Kevin Spacey, David Morse, Ron Rifkin
Enemy of the State
Synopsis:A lawyer becomes a target by a corrupt politician and his N.S.A. goons when he accidentally receives key evidence to a serious politically motivated crime.
Starring:Will Smith, Gene Hackman, Jon Voight, Lisa Bonet
Synopsis:A half-mortal, half-immortal is out to avenge his mother’s death and rid the world of vampires. The modern-day technologically advanced vampires he is going after are in search of his special blood type needed to summon an evil god who plays a key role in their plan to execute the human race.
Starring:Wesley Snipes, Sanaa Lathan, Stephen Dorff, Kris Kristofferson, N’Bushe Wright, Donal Logue
Synopsis:A day in the life of an urban radio station.
Starring:John Witherspoon, Marcus Chong, A.J. Johnson, Deon Richmond
Synopsis:A loyal and dedicated Hong Kong Inspector teams up with a reckless and loudmouthed L.A.P.D. detective to rescue the Chinese Consul’s kidnapped daughter, while trying to arrest a dangerous crime lord along the way.
Starring:Jackie Chan, Chris Tucker, Ken Leung, Tom Wilkinson
Why Do Fools Fall in Love
Synopsis:Three women each claim to be the widow of 1950s doo-wop singer Frankie Lymon, claiming legal rights to his estate.
Starring:Halle Berry, Vivica A. Fox, Lela Rochon, Larenz Tate
I Got the Hook Up
Synopsis:Two small time scam artists, Black and Blue, sell boom boxes and broken TVs from their van at the parking lot. When, by mistake, a shipment of cellular phones gets to them, it doesn’t take long before FBI and gangsters are after them.
Starring:Master P, Anthony Johnson, Gretchen Palmer, Frantz Turner
Down in the Delta
Synopsis:Sinclair family matriarch Rosa Lynn raises enough money to help her two grandchildren and drug-addicted adult daughter, Loretta , move to a small Mississippi town in order to escape the dangers of inner-city Chicago. There, Loretta and her kids are taken in by her gruff uncle, Earl, who attempts to instill a work ethic and sense of history in his niece. With the help of Earl’s tough love, Loretta does her best to put her past demons behind her.
Starring:Alfre Woodard, Al Freeman Jr., Mary Alice, Esther Rolle, Loretta Devine, Wesley Snipes
I Still Know What You Did Last Summer
Synopsis: The murderous fisherman with a hook is back to once again stalk the two surviving teens, Julie and Ray, who had left him for dead, as well as cause even more murder and mayhem, this time at a posh island resort.
Starring: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Freddie Prinze Jr., Brandy Norwood, Mekhi Phifer
Synopsis:U.S. Marshal Samuel Gerard and his team of Marshals are assigned to track down Sheridan, who has been accused of a double-murder.
Starring:Tommy Lee Jones, Wesley Snipes, Robert Downey Jr., Joe Pantoliano
Synopsis:The secret U.S. abduction of a suspected terrorist leads to a wave of terrorist attacks in New York City, which leads to the declaration of martial-law.
Starring:Denzel Washington, Bruce Willis, Annette Bening, Tony Shalhoub
Lethal Weapon 4
Synopsis:With personal crises and age weighing in on them, LAPD officers Riggs and Murtaugh must contend with deadly Chinese triads that are trying to free their former leaders out of prison and onto American soil.
Starring:Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci, Rene Russo, Jet Li, Chris Rock
Synopsis:A suicidally disillusioned liberal politician puts a contract out on himself and takes the opportunity to be bluntly honest with his voters by affecting the rhythms and speech of hip-hop music and culture.
Starring:Warren Beatty, Halle Berry, Kimberly Deauna Adams, Vinny Argiro
Synopsis:To save her father from death in the army, a young maiden secretly goes in his place and becomes one of China’s greatest heroines in the process.
Starring: Ming-Na Wen, Eddie Murphy, BD Wong, Miguel Ferrer
Synopsis:Students suspect that their teachers are aliens after bizarre occurrences.
Starring:Usher, Jordana Brewster, Clea DuVall, Laura Harris, Josh Hartnett
A Murder of Crows
Synopsis:A disbarred lawyer takes credit for a late friend’s book, which becomes a smash hit but the tables turn on him sooner than he suspected.
Starring:Cuba Gooding Jr., Tom Berenger, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Eric Stoltz
Synopsis:Joshua Ray is a small-time convicted dealer who discovers his gift for verbal expression through prison poetry teacher Lauren. Released on bail, he becomes a top reciter at the almost competitive meetings and events, but he still has to decide whether to turn his friends in, in return for a shorter sentence and the chance of a relationship with Lauren, or take the rap and ten years.
Starring: Saul Williams, Sonja Sohn, Bonz Malone, Lawrence Wilson
Living Out Loud
Synopsis:After being unceremoniously dumped by her husband, 40-something divorcée Judith Moore tries to make sense of her new existence. She becomes friends with Pat Francato, the elevator operator in her high-rise apartment building, who is having marital problems of his own. She also dabbles in a new romance with an attractive masseur, and lets loose in a nightclub ruled by a torch singer, Liz Bailey, with whom she soon connects.
Starring:Holly Hunter, Danny DeVito, Queen Latifah, Martin Donovan