Rarely Seen Photos That Reveal A Different Side To The 90s

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Rose McGowan stuns in a continuity Polaroid from Jawbreaker, 1999 🍭

The following unseen photos from the 90s are definitely too hot for some viewers. Are they for mature audiences only? We’ll leave that decision up to you…

The final decade of the millennium was an era of change. Generation X had taken the societal reigns from the Baby Boomers and letting their hair down. Fashion was taking a turn for the flannel, and young people were beginning to look for new ways to have a good time.

These snapshots of the 90s show that the decade was full of a kaleidoscopic mix of culture, fashion, and music that made it an unforgettable era to live in - when Anna Nicole Smith was legitimate celebrity and when Johnny Depp was still considered an independent film star.

It’s important to use these pictures from the 90s to take your preconceived notions of the decade and turn them on their head. That’s the coolest part about taking a deep dive into the past… you never know what you’ll find on the other side.

There’s no doubt that Jawbreaker exists because of the popularity of teen movies in the late ‘90s, but this sexy, thrilling film is an entirely different beast than films like Can’t Hardly Wait or 10 Things I Hate About You.

With a small budget (only $3 million) the cast and crew operated with no oversight from the studio which allowed the filmmakers to create a decadent, nasty little film. McGowan said of the production:

There was nobody telling us we went too far. We had a feeling back then that it was kind of the Wild West; Darren created this environment in which we could just be our wicked, delicious selves, and what came out of it was something that can’t be replicated.