Feelin’ existential yet?
Fun fact: Disney will release a live action version of this classic in 2019 starring Chinese actress Liu Yifei.
Fun fact: Apparently, NASA screens this to management training hirees, who have to pick out inaccuracies in the film. So far, more than 160 have been found.
There’s Something About Mary
Fun fact: This was the third most popular movie in the U.S. in1998.
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Saving Private Ryan
Fun fact: At the time, Steven Spielberg cast Matt Damon as Private Ryan because he wanted a relatively unknown actor for the role.
The Parent Trap
Fun fact: This was Lindsay Lohan's first leading role, which Scarlet Johansson had also auditioned for.
A Bug’s Life
Fun fact: This was the movie where Pixar first began showing “bloopers”at the end of the film.
Shakespeare In Love
Fun fact: Judi Dench won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Queen Elizabeth, even though she only appears in the movie for like six minutes.
The Truman Show
Fun fact: This was Jim Carrey's first ~serious~ lead role.
Fun fact: This film was known as the “edgier bug cartoon of 1998,” having been released six weeks before A Bug's Life.
Fun fact: The film's director based Mayor Ebert and his aide Gene on the movie critics Roger Ebert and Gene Siskel, who had given his previous movies bad reviews.
Fun fact: This Marvel movie does not include a Stan Lee cameo.
New Line Cinema
The Mask of Zorro
Fun fact: Sean Connery was actually originally offered the role of Don Diego de la Vega.
You’ve Got Mail
Fun fact: All of Joe's and Kathleen's emails are uploaded to an official website that still exists today.
The Man in the Iron Mask
Fun fact: This was Leonardo DiCaprio's first leading role after Titanic.
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Fun fact: This movie was based on the theory that predicted the end of the world to fall on 2000, and it hit theaters two months before its other 1998 disaster movie counterpart, Armageddon.
Babe: Pig in the City
Fun fact: This sequel to the 1995 film Babe (which had seven Oscar nominations) garnered only one nom for itself: Best Original Score.
Meet Joe Black
Fun fact: This film did so poorly in theaters that it didn't make enough to recoup its production budget.
American History X
Fun fact: Edward Norton turned down Saving Private Ryan to do this movie.
New Line Cinema
The Big Lebowski
Fun fact: The Dude says the word “man” 147 times during the movie.
Working Title Films
The Prince of Egypt
Fun fact: The four-minute scene where Moses parts the Red Sea (sorry spoiler lol) took two years to be animated.
Bride of Chucky
Fun fact: According to Jennifer Tilly, the doll sex scene was all improvised.
City of Angels
Fun fact: This movie is actually a remake of a German movie called Wings of Desire.
Fun fact: Robin Williams channeled his Patch Adams character IRL and spent time visiting sick children throughout his life.
The Rugrats Movie
Fun fact: This was Nickelodeon's first animated movie shown in theaters.
Fun fact: The city in Oregon where this movie was filmed, St. Helens, holds a monthlong Spirit of Halloweentown event to celebrate the movie.
Fun fact: This movie is actually based on a book of the same name.
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Fun fact: There were plans to include then-Prime Minister Tony Blair in a cameo, but in the end, it didn't happen.
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