1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1999th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 999th year of the 2nd millennium, the 99th year of the 20th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1990s decade.
- The Powerpuff Girls is renewed for a second and third season.
- Terry Semel and Robert Daly resigned as studio heads after a career with 13 Oscar-nominated films. Daly and Semel were said to have popularized the modern model of partner financing and profit sharing for film production.
- In mid-1999, Alan F. Horn and Barry Meyer replaced Daly and Semel as new studio heads, in which the studio had continued success in movies, television shows, cartoons, that the previous studio heads had for the studio.
- January 22 - The Theory of Flight (Fine Line Features)
- January 24 - Man of the Century (Fine Line Features)
- February 5 - Payback (Warner Bros./Icon Productions; International distribution only; USA distribution handled by Paramount Pictures)
- February 12
- March 5 - Analyze This (Warner Bros./Village Roadshow Pictures/Tribeca Productions)
- March 12 - The Corruptor (New Line Cinema)
- March 19
- March 31 - The Matrix (Warner Bros./Village Roadshow Pictures/Silver Pictures)
- April 9 - Lovers of the Arctic Circle (Fine Line Features)
- April 16 - Goodbye Lover (Warner Bros./Regency Enterprises)
- April 23 - Lost & Found (Warner Bros./Alcon Entertainment)
- May 21 - Besieged (Fine Line Features)
- June 11 - Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (New Line Cinema)
- June 30
- July 2 - Shiloh 2: Shiloh Season (Warner Bros./Legacy Releasing/Utopia; limited release only)
- July 16 - Eyes Wide Shut (Warner Bros.)
- July 23
- July 28 - Deep Blue Sea (Warner Bros./Village Roadshow Pictures)
- August 6 - The Iron Giant (Warner Bros. Feature Animation; Met positive reviews and praise, but became a commercial failure. It became a cult film years later.)
- August 13 - Detroit Rock City (New Line Cinema)
- August 20 - Mickey Blue Eyes (Warner Bros./Universal Pictures/Castle Rock Entertainment/Polygram Filmed Entertainment/Simian Films; Distribution only; First film teamed up with Castle Rock Entertainment)
- August 27
- September 1 - Chill Factor (Warner Bros./Morgan Creek Productions)
- September 24 - Dog Park (New Line Cinema/Lions Gate Entertainment)
- October 1 - Three Kings (Warner Bros./Village Roadshow Pictures)
- October 15
- October 22
- October 29 - House on Haunted Hill (Warner Bros./Dark Castle Entertainment/Ghost House Pictures)
- November 5 - The Bachelor (New Line Cinema)
- November 10 - Pokémon: The First Movie (Kids' WB/Nintendo/4Kids Entertainment/OLM, Inc.; USA/International only; Originally released in Japan on July 18, 1998 by Toho.)
- November 15 - The New Adventures of Pinocchio (New Line Cinema/Fries Film Group/Creativ Berlin Filmpartners/The Carousel Picture Company/Global United Entertainment/Pinocchio II Productions Ltd.; Theatrical distribution only)
- November 17 - Liberty Heights (Warner Bros./Morgan Creek Productions)
- December 10
- December 15 - Simpatico (Fine Line Features; Limited only)
- December 17 - Magnolia (New Line Cinema)
- December 22 - Any Given Sunday (Warner Bros.; Limited only)
- January 19 - Batman Beyond and The Cat & Birdy Warnernoonie Pinky Brainy Big Cartoonie Show premiere on Kids' WB
- The Big Game XXVII: Sylvester vs. Tweety airs on Cartoon Network
- February 27 - Lansky (HBO Pictures) is aired on HBO.
- March 20 - Earthly Possessions (HBO Pictures/Rastar) is aired on HBO.
- April 17 - The Jack Bull (HBO Pictures) is aired on HBO.
- May 22 - A Lesson Before Dying (HBO NYC Productions) is aired on HBO.
- July 3 - Vendetta (HBO Pictures) is aired on HBO.
- August 21 - Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (HBO Pictures) is aired on HBO.
- September 11
- September 18 - The Sylvester & Tweety Mysteries (Warner Bros. Television Animation) begins airing its fifth and final season.
- October 16 - Excellent Cadavers (HBO Pictures) is aired on HBO.
- November 20 - RKO 281 (HBO Pictures/Scott Free Productions/BBC Films/WGBH Boston/Roadshow Entertainment) is aired on HBO.
- December 11 - Witness Protection (HBO NYC Productions) is aired on HBO.
Theme park happeningsEdit
- May 8 - Two Face: The Flip Side opens at Six Flags America.
- May 26 - Batman: The Ride opens at Six Flags Over Texas.
Home video releasesEdit
- December 21 - Wakko's Wish (Warner Bros. Family Entertainment/Warner Bros. Television Animation/Amblin Entertainment) (Warner Home Video) (Direct-to-video)
- January 1 - Diamond White (singer)
- April 9 - Isaac Hempstead Wright (actor)
- May 11 - Sabrina Carpenter (singer, actress)
- May 25 - Brec Bassinger (actress)
- May 30 - Sean Giambrone (actor)
- June 27 - Chandler Riggs (actor, DJ)
- July 30 - Joey King (actress)
- September 7 - Michelle Creber (actress, singer, dancer, voice actress, musician, song-writer)
- October 15 - Bailee Madison (actress)
- November 10 - Kiernan Shipka (actress)
- March 19 - Anna Leonowens, King Mongkut, Louis Leonowens, Kralahome, Master Little, The Royal Children, Prince Chulalongkorn, Tuptim, Sir Edward Ramsay
- August 9 - Hogarth Hughes, The Iron Giant, Annie Hughes, Dean McCoppin, Kent Mansley, General Rogard
- September 11 - Shareena Wickett, Duncan Bubble, Jim Kim, Emmitt Roswell, Gug, Lemonjella and Orangejella LaBelle, Eugenia Kisskillya, Shelley Kelly
- February 5 - Rufus Fudge, nephew of former Minister for Magic Cornelius Fudge, Vanishes a Muggle "tube train" for a bet. The Muggles do not notice that the train had gone missing, but Fudge is suspended from the Improper Use of Magic Office, after an inquiry is launched two days later.
- February 7 - Barnabus Blenkinsop dies
- Around February 8
- A three-broom crash takes place over the River Mersey, in Liverpool, between late ticket holders for a Celestina Warbeck concert.
- An anti-Troll meeting, attended by Artemius Lawson, is invaded by Troll Rights activists. The Trolls knock out the Pro-Troll Rights spokeswitch in the conflict.
- Ballycastle Bats win over former league winners Tutshill Tornados
- Alasdair Maddock, Chaser for Montrose Magpies is blamed for the defeat against Kenmare Kestrels because he tried again using techniques from Muggle football during the match.
- Debacle at Exmoor during a Quidditch match between the Falmouth Falcons and the Pride of Portree. As a preventive measure against Muggles, the Ministry of Magic casts Invisibility Charms. This, however, confused the spectators, as no one could see their seats, let alone the match.
- Wilda Griffiths, Chaser for Puddlemere United, wins match against Wigtown Wanderers.
- Chudley Cannons draw their game against Caerphilly Catapults, breaking a sixteen-game losing streak.