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Mulan

Fun fact: Disney will release a live action version of this classic in 2019 starring Chinese actress Liu Yifei.

Disney

Armageddon

Armageddon

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.

Touchstone Pictures

There’s Something About Mary

There's Something About Mary

Fun fact: This was the third most popular movie in the U.S. in1998.

20th Century Fox

Saving Private Ryan

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.

Paramount Pictures

The Parent Trap

The Parent Trap

Fun fact: This was Lindsay Lohan's first leading role, which Scarlet Johansson had also auditioned for.

Disney

A Bug’s Life

A Bug's Life

Fun fact: This was the movie where Pixar first began showing “bloopers”at the end of the film.

Disney Pixar

Shakespeare In Love

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.

Universal Pictures

The Truman Show

The Truman Show

Fun fact: This was Jim Carrey's first ~serious~ lead role.

Paramount Pictures

Antz

Antz

Fun fact: This film was known as the “edgier bug cartoon of 1998,” having been released six weeks before A Bug's Life.

DreamWorks Animation

Godzilla

Godzilla

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.

TriStar Pictures

Blade

Blade

Fun fact: This Marvel movie does not include a Stan Lee cameo.

New Line Cinema

The Mask of Zorro

The Mask of Zorro

Fun fact: Sean Connery was actually originally offered the role of Don Diego de la Vega.

TriStar Pictures

You’ve Got Mail

You've Got Mail

Fun fact: All of Joe's and Kathleen's emails are uploaded to an official website that still exists today.

Warner Bros.

The Man in the Iron Mask

The Man in the Iron Mask

Fun fact: This was Leonardo DiCaprio's first leading role after Titanic.

United Artists Corporation

Deep Impact

Deep Impact

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.

Paramount Pictures

Babe: Pig in the City

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.

Universal Pictures

Meet Joe Black

Meet Joe Black

Fun fact: This film did so poorly in theaters that it didn't make enough to recoup its production budget.

Universal Pictures

American History X

American History X

Fun fact: Edward Norton turned down Saving Private Ryan to do this movie.

New Line Cinema

The Big Lebowski

The Big Lebowski

Fun fact: The Dude says the word “man” 147 times during the movie.

Working Title Films

The Prince of Egypt

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.

DreamWorks Animation

Bride of Chucky

Bride of Chucky

Fun fact: According to Jennifer Tilly, the doll sex scene was all improvised.

Universal Pictures

City of Angels

City of Angels

Fun fact: This movie is actually a remake of a German movie called Wings of Desire.

Regency Enterprises

Patch Adams

Patch Adams

Fun fact: Robin Williams channeled his Patch Adams character IRL and spent time visiting sick children throughout his life.

Universal Pictures

The Rugrats Movie

The Rugrats Movie

Fun fact: This was Nickelodeon's first animated movie shown in theaters.

Nickelodeon Movies

Halloweentown

Halloweentown

Fun fact: The city in Oregon where this movie was filmed, St. Helens, holds a monthlong Spirit of Halloweentown event to celebrate the movie.

Disney

Doctor Dolittle

Doctor Dolittle

Fun fact: This movie is actually based on a book of the same name.

20th Century Fox

Spice World

Spice World

Fun fact: There were plans to include then-Prime Minister Tony Blair in a cameo, but in the end, it didn't happen.

Columbia Pictures Corporation

This post was translated from Spanish.


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