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Because aside from The Godfather trilogy, this film, which was based on the story of real-life Mafia-snitch Henry Hill, still sets the gold standard for gangster films.
Watch out for: Martin Scorsese's mother Catherine's cameo as Tommy's (Joe Pesci) mom.
Dances with Wolves
Because you forgot that Kevin Costner was an Academy Award-winning actor and director, and not just your mom's celebrity crush.
Best line: "Nothing I have been told about these people is correct. They are not thieves or beggars. They are not the bogeymen they are made out to be. On the contrary, they are polite guests, and I enjoy their humor."
King of New York
Because Abel Ferrara's gritty crime-drama interpretation of Robin Hood became a cult classic, thanks in large part to Christopher Walken's charismatic portrayal of crime boss Frank White. Of course, Laurence Fishburne and Wesley Snipes aren't exactly sleeping on the job either.
Watch out for: All the great early '90s fashion, including Jimmy Jump's (Fishburne) Kangols and gold knuckle rings.
La Femme Nikita
Because you may have a passing acquaintance with the Bridget Fonda remake — or enjoy the several TV series this movie has inspired — but nothing holds a candle to the Luc Besson's original film chronicling a French criminal turned trained assassin.
Best line: "There are two things that are infinite: femininity and means to take advantage of it."