Movies released in 1999:

- Matrix
- Fight club
- American beauty
- Sixth sense
- The talented Mr. Ripley
- Magnolia

Others also find these films good:
Blair witch project, Being John Malkovich, American Pie, Sleepy Hollow, Cruel Intentions

A good article on this:

I mean compare that to the top film releases in 2018,
Avengers, Antman, Deadpool, Black Panther, The Incredibles, Spiderman, Mission Impossible 6, Aquaman, Venom

A guess public taste has changed :-)

1999 in films almost like 1996 in gaming:
Quake, Duke Nukem 3D, Diablo, Super Mario 64, Mario Kart 64, Resident Evil, C&C Red Alert, Master of Orion 2