10 Fun Movies With a 20-Something in the 90s Vibe

Recently a Redditor posted, “I am looking for suggestions that reflect being a trendy 20-something in the mid-nineties. To describe the vibe, I'm looking for, put on Pulp's ‘Common People' and watch Chasing Amy.”

They continued, “Grungy rock shows in the basement bar in Brooklyn, exposed brick lofts, cigarettes after adult relations, young adults trying to make it in the city, etc. Any recommendations?” The internet responded to deliver this fun list of films. 

Singles is a romantic comedy following a young group of Gen X'ers during the early 90s grunge movement in Seattle, Washington. Several musicians make appearances, including Alice and Chains and Soundgarden.

Singles (1992)

Reality Bites is a romantic comedy-drama following an aspiring videographer, Lelaina (Winona Ryder), working on a documentary bearing the title's name about the indifferent lives of her Gen-Xer friends and roommates.

Reality Bites (1994)

Empire Records is a coming-of-age comedy-drama following a gang of record store employees attempting to stop the business from being sold to a large chain store.

Empire Records (1995)

Clerks is a black-and-white buddy comedy following the lives of store clerks and their friends. It's also Kevin Smith‘s first film in the View Askewniverse, a fictional universe featured in Smith's movies, comics, and television series.

Clerks (1994)

Mallrats is the second buddy comedy in director Kevin Smith's View Askewniverse. It's also the prequel to Clerks. Best friends T.S. (Jeremy London) and Brodie (Jason Lee) go to the mall where T.S.'s ex, Brandi (Claire Forlani), is participating in a dating show.

Mallrats (1995)

Swingers is a comedy-drama film following the lives of single, unemployed during the 1990s swing revival while living in the Eastside of Hollywood, California.

Swingers (1996)

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