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Best Movies 1998

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List of the best movies released in 1998
Top grossing movies in 1998

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Let’s check together the best grossing movies of 1998 (movie trailers and other details available below):

RankMovieWorldwide
1 Armageddon$553,709,788
2 Saving Private Ryan$481,840,909
3 Godzilla$379,014,294
4 There’s Something About Mary$369,884,651
5 A Bug’s Life$363,398,565
6 Deep Impact$349,464,664
7 Mulan$304,320,254
8 Dr. Dolittle$294,456,605
9 Shakespeare in Love$289,317,794
10 Lethal Weapon 4$285,444,603

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Armageddon
Genre: Action/Adventure/Science-Fiction
Directed by: Michael Bay
Written by: Jonathan Hensleigh, J. J. Abrams
Starring: Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton, Liv Tyler, Ben Affleck, Will Patton, Keith David, Steve Buscemi
Release Date: July 1, 1998
Trailer of Armageddon:


Armageddon

Movie Plot:
When an asteroid the size of Texas is headed for Earth the world’s best deep core drilling team is sent to nuke the rock from the inside.

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Saving Private Ryan
Genre: Action/Drama/War
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Written by: Robert Rodat
Starring: Tom Hanks, Edward Burns, Matt Damon, Tom Sizemore
Release Date: July 24, 1998
Trailer of Saving Private Ryan:


Saving Private Ryan

Movie Plot:
Following the Allied invasion of Normandy, two brothers lay dead in the wake of the onslaught. Meanwhile, in New Guinea, a third brother has been killed fighting the Japanese. After the Army General Staff learns that a fourth brother is missing in the French countryside, a rescue mission is ordered to find the young soldier and return him safely home. The mission is mounted by a veteran Ranger Captain commanding a squad of men who have mixed feelings about risking their lives to ‘Save Private Ryan’.

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Godzilla
Genre: Action/Science-Fiction/Thriller
Directed by: Roland Emmerich
Written by: Roland Emmerich, Dean Devlin
Starring: Matthew Broderick, Jean Reno, Maria Pitillo, Hank Azaria, Kevin Dunn, Michael Lerner, Harry Shearer
Release Date: May 20, 2998
Trailer of Godzilla:


Godzilla

Movie Plot:
Following the French atomic bomb tests in the South Pacific, an unknown creature is spotted passing eastward through the Panama Canal. Scientist Niko Tatopolous is called in to investigate the matter, and he quickly arrives at the conclusion that a giant, irradiated lizard has been created by the explosions. Godzilla then makes its way north, landing at Manhattan to begin wreaking havoc in the big city. Even with the combined forces of the U.S. military to fight the monster, will it be enough to save the people of New York?

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There’s Something About Mary
Genre: Comedy/Romance
Directed by: Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
Written by: Ed Decter, John J. Strauss, Peter Farrelly, Robert Farrelly
Starring: Cameron Diaz, Matt Dillon, Ben Stiller, Chris Elliott, Lee Evans, Lin Shaye, W. Earl Brown
Release Date: July 15, 1998
Trailer of There’s Something About Mary:


There’s Something About Mary

Movie Plot:
Ted was a geek in high school, who was going to go to the prom with one of the most popular girls in school, Mary. The prom date never happened, because Ted had a very unusual accident. Thirteen years later he realizes he is still in love with Mary, so he hires a private investigator to track her down. That investigator discovers he too may be in love with Mary, so he gives Ted some false information to keep him away from her. But soon Ted finds himself back into Mary’s life, as we watch one funny scene after another.

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A Bug’s Life
Genre: Animation/Adventure/Comedy/Family
Directed by: John Lasseter
Written by: Andrew Stanton, Donald McEnery, Bob Shaw
Starring: Dave Foley, Kevin Spacey, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Hayden Panettiere, David Hyde Pierce, Joe Ranft, Denis Leary, Jonathan Harris, Madeline Kahn, Bonnie Hunt, Brad Garrett, Mike McShane
Release Date: November 25, 1998
Trailer of A Bug’s Life:


A Bug’s Life

Movie Plot:
Once every year, some grasshoppers come to an anthill and eat what the ants have made. One year, a bug named Flik by accident drops the seeds into the river. The grasshoppers give the ants one last chance to find the food by the next season. Flik goes off to find help, and meets up with a circus crew, giving the ants some hope…

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Deep Impact
Genre: Action/Drama/Science-Fiction/Thriller
Directed by: Mimi Leder
Written by: Bruce Joel Rubin, Michael Tolkin
Starring: Robert Duvall, Téa Leoni, Elijah Wood, Vanessa Redgrave, Maximilian Schell, Morgan Freeman
Release Date: May 8, 1998
Trailer of Deep Impact:


Deep Impact

Movie Plot:
A teenage astronomer and his teacher discover an object amongst the stars at night. Little do they know that it’s a comet on a direct collision course for earth. After the teacher dies in a car crash trying to report his findings the President announces the comet’s existence. He also states that there is no need to panic, because NASA is going to send astronauts on the space mission, Messiah. Their mission is to destroy the comet before it gets too close to the earth. When Messiah backfires, the President announces that special caves will have to be built, and the government will have to have a lottery-of-fate to randomly select 800,000 ordinary American citizens to go along with 200,000 scientists, soldiers, and other officials. These 1,000,000 people will be set aside to save the population from extinction when the comet hits.

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Mulan
Genre: Animation/Adventure/Family/Musical
Directed by: Tony Bancroft, Barry Cook
Written by: Rita Hsiao, Philip LaZebnik, Chris Sanders, Eugenia Bostwick-Singer, Raymond Singer
Starring: Ming-Na, Eddie Murphy, BD Wong, Miguel Ferrer, Harvey Fierstein, Beth Fowler, George Takei, Pat Morita
Release Date: June 19, 1998
Trailer of Mulan:


Mulan

Movie Plot:
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.

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Dr. Dolittle
Genre: Comedy/Family/Fantasy
Directed by: Betty Thomas
Written by: Hugh Lofting, Nat Mauldin, Larry Levin
Starring: Eddie Murphy, Ossie Davis, Oliver Platt, Peter Boyle, Kristen Wilson, Norm Macdonald, Raven-Symoné
Release Date: June 26, 1998
Trailer of Dr. Dolittle:


Dr. Dolittle

Movie Plot:
A Doctor finds out that he can understand what animals are saying. And the animals find out that he understands.

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Shakespeare in Love
Genre: Comedy/Drama/Romance
Directed by: John Madden
Written by: Marc Norman, Tom Stoppard
Starring: Joseph Fiennes, Gwyneth Paltrow, Geoffrey Rush, Colin Firth, Ben Affleck, Judi Dench
Release Date: December 3, 1998
Trailer of Shakespeare in Love:


Shakespeare in Love

Movie Plot:
A young Shakespeare, out of ideas and short of cash, meets his ideal woman and is inspired to write one of his most famous plays.

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Lethal Weapon 4
Genre: Action/Crime/Thriller
Directed by: Richard Donner
Written by: Channing Gibson
Starring: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci, Rene Russo, Chris Rock, Jet Li
Release Date: July 10, 1998
Trailer of Lethal Weapon 4:


Lethal Weapon 4

Movie Plot:
With personal crises and age weighing in on them, LAPD officers Riggs and Murtaugh must contend with a deadly Chinese crimelord trying to get his brother out of prison.

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