Video: 'Schindler's List' trailer
(Tuesday, November 30, 1993) — Schindler’s List, an epic drama film about of Oskar Schindler, a German businessman who saved the lives of more than a thousand mostly Polish-Jewish refugees during the Holocaust by employing them in his factories, premiered today at a private showing in Washington, D.C. (it would open in U.S. theaters on Dec. 15, 1993). Read more on ‘Schindler’s List’ premieres in Washington, D.C. 20 years ago today (1993)…
Video: 'Mrs. Doubtfire' trailer
(Wednesday, November 24, 1993) — Mrs. Doubtfire, a comedy film about a divorced actor who disguises himself as a female housekeeper to spend time with his children held in custody by his former wife, opened today in U.S. theaters.
Directed by Chris Columbus, the film starred Robin Williams, Sally Field, Lisa Jakub, Matthew Lawrence, Mara Wilson, Pierce Brosnan and Harvey Fierstein.
Video: 'Rudy' trailer
(Saturday, September 18, 1993) — Rudy, a sports film about the life of Daniel “Rudy” Ruettiger who harbored dreams of playing football at the University of Notre Dame despite significant obstacles, premiered today at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Directed by David Anspaugh, the film starred Sean Astin, Jon Favreau, Ned Beatty, Charles S. Dutton, Lili Taylor and Jason Miller.
Video: 'Manhattan Murder Mystery' trailer
(Wednesday, August 18, 1993) — Manhattan Murder Mystery, a comedy murder mystery film about a middle-aged couple that suspects foul play when their neighbor’s wife suddenly drops dead, opened today in U.S. theaters.
Directed by Woody Allen, the film starred Allen, Diane Keaton, Anjelica Huston and Alan Alda. It was Keaton’s ninth and final (to date) appearance in a Woody Allen film (1971-1993).
Video: 'Searching for Bobby Fischer' trailer
(Wednesday, August 11, 1993) — Searching for Bobby Fischer, a drama film about a prepubescent chess prodigy who refuses to harden himself in order to become a champion like the famous but unlikable Bobby Fischer, opened today in U.S. theaters.
Directed by Steven Zaillian, the film starred Max Pomeranc, Joe Mantegna, Joan Allen, Ben Kingsley, Laurence Fishburne, Michael Nirenberg and Robert Stephens.
Video: 'The Fugitive' trailer
(Friday, August 6, 1993) — The Fugitive, a thriller film about a doctor who sets out to prove his innocence after he is wrongfully convicted for the murder of his wife and escapes from federal custody, opened today in the U.S., Canada and Sweden.
Directed by Andrew Davis, the film starred Harrison Ford and Tommy Lee Jones.
Video: 'Jurassic Park' trailer
(Wednesday, June 9, 1993) — Jurassic Park, a science fiction adventure film about a billionaire philanthropist and a small team of genetic scientists who have created a wildlife park of cloned dinosaurs, premiered today in Washington, D.C.
Directed by Steven Spielberg, the film starred Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough, Bob Peck, Martin Ferrero, BD Wong, Samuel L. Jackson, Wayne Knight, Joseph Mazzello and Ariana Richards.
Video: 'MIA FARROW'S LIFE & HER CHILDREN - "INTIMATE PORTRAIT"' (June 7, 1993, at 35:18)
(Monday, June 7, 1993) — Describing director, actor, comedian Woody Allen as a “self-absorbed, untrustworthy and insensitive” father, a judge in Manhattan today rejected his attempt to win custody of his three children (a biological son, Satchel, and two adopted children, Dylan and Moses) and awarded custody to their mother, actress Mia Farrow.
Video: '1992 Oscar Winners'
(Monday, March 29, 1993, 8:00 p.m. EST) — Unforgiven won four Oscars tonight at the 65th Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Clint Eastwood for Best Director. Al Pacino won Best Actor for Scent of a Woman and Emma Thompson won Best Actress for Howards End. Read more on ‘Unforgiven’ wins Best Picture at 65th Academy Awards 20 years ago this hour (1993)…