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It's a 90s Movie Marathon

Mission Place Blog, Jessup, MD  We hope that you take advantage of our theater room this summer with a 90s movie marathon!Summer has begun in Jessup, MD, which means that its time to rewatch our favorite summer movies! Mission Place hopes that its residents will take advantage of our theater room for a summer movie marathon, and we have a couple of 90s summer movie recommendations to get things started. The Truman Show (1998) Truman Burbank (Jim Carrey) has spent his life in front of the camera. He just doesnt know it. The star of a highly popular TV show, Truman was adopted by a corporation as a baby and raised to believe in a fictional world. He has no idea that his wife, his friends, and his family are all paid actors; he has no idea that his every move is monitored, recorded, and then streamed to the American public. When the plastic facade of Trumans world begins to crack, he goes on a journey to find love, reality, and himself. The Parent Trap (1998) Twins pull pranks, switch places, and try to get their parents back together in this summer camp adventure. Hallie and Annie (Lindsay Lohan) dont quite get off on the right foot. However, they soon discover that they have a couple of things in common including their parents. Their search to learn more about each other and their estranged parents eventually turns into a desperate attempt to keep their dad (Dennis Quaid) from marrying his horrible fiancee (Elaine Hendrix). Apollo 13 (1995) Based on the true story, Jim Lovell (Tom Hanks) commands the three-man team on the Apollo 13. Emergency strikes the mission when the liquid oxygen tanks on the craft explode. Lovell, just in sight of the moon, must abandon his dream of walking on it in order to survive. Shakespeare in Love (1998) Shakespeare (Joseph Fiennes) is, well, in love in this 1998 classic. Viola de Lesseps (Gwyneth Paltrow) dreams of becoming a theater player in Elizabethan England. The fact that Elizabethan law forbids women from performing on stage isnt going to deter her. She auditions for Shakespeares new play Romeo and Ethel, the Pirates Daughter (it eventually becomes Romeo and Juliet) as Thomas Kent. When Shakespeare discovers her true identity, they fall in love. Its too bad that she is already pledged to marry the impoverished Lord Wessex (Colin Firth). A bet about true love, an epic speech by Queen Elizabeth, and the beginnings of Shakespeares Twelfth Night follow. Of course, this is just a starter list. There are a ton more movies that we could have included as well (The Sandlot (1993) and What About Bob (1991) come to mind) but we hope that weve at least made a good start! What are your favorite summer movies from the 90s? Let us know in the comments!