1986 Movies

Top Gun (1986)

Top Gun

  • 55%
  • PG
  • 110 min
  • Action

Maverick is a reckless ace fighter pilot, living with the ghosts of his famous aviator father and his own penchant for hijinks. Along with his best friend and navigator, Goose, Maverick attends the Navy's elite air combat academy where the two work together to compete for the title of Top Gun against the best of the best Naval aviators.

Breaking rules and convention is his specialty and, true to form, Maverick falls in love with a civilian instructor at the academy. When his best friend,...

Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)

Ferris Bueller's Day Off

  • 81%
  • PG-13
  • 103 min
  • Comedy

Ferris is a street-wise kid who knows all the tricks. Today he decides to take the day off school. When Ferris takes the day off, so must his best friends, Cameron and Sloane. Cameron is reluctantly persuaded to borrow his father's Ferrari (which is never used). And together they hatch a plan to get Sloane out of class. Suspicious principal Ed Rooney knows all about Ferris, but can never catch him. Ferris' sister Jeanie is also frustrated that Ferris always gets away with his tricks and she...

Aliens (1986)

Aliens

  • 98%
  • R
  • 137 min
  • Action

Ripley (Sigourney Weaver), the sole survivor from the original ALIEN, is awakened after 57 years of drifting through space, her stories disbelieved by Company executives who tell her that the alien?s planet is now inhabited and colonized. When contact is suddenly lost with the colonists, Ripley returns to the planet with a squad of marines, an android (Lance Henriksen), and a Company executive (Paul Reiser) with a mission of his own. Once on the planet, no survivors can be found except for...

Stand By Me (1986)

Stand By Me

    • R
    • 89 min
    • Adventure

    Based on Stephen King's Short story "The Body", "Stand By Me" tells the tale of Gordie Lachance, a writer who looks back on his preteen days when he and three close friends went on their own adventure to find the body of a kid their age who had gone missing and presumed dead. The stakes are upped when the bad kids in town are closely tailing - and it becomes a race to see who'll be able to recover the body first.

    Highlander (1986)

    Highlander

    • 67%
    • R
    • 110 min
    • Action

    An immortal Scottish Highlander, Duncan McCloud (Christopher Lambert) clashes with other immortals across time to fulfil the prophecy, "In the end, there can be only one". Also stars Sean Connery.

    Platoon (1986)

    Platoon

    • 88%
    • R
    • 120 min
    • Action

    A gritty and emotional look at the lives of a platoon of American soldiers as they patrol, fight and die in the jungles of Vietnam as seen through the perspective of a young recruit. Two veteran sergeants clash when one of them precipitates a massacre of villagers.

    Pretty in Pink (1986)

    Pretty in Pink

    • 81%
    • PG-13
    • 96 min
    • Comedy

    Young Andie is one of the not-so-popular girls in high school. She usually hangs out with her friends Iona or Duckie. Duckie has always had a crush on her, but now she has met a new guy from school, Blane. He's one of the rich and popular guys but can the two worlds meet?

    Labyrinth (1986)

    Labyrinth

    • 66%
    • PG
    • 101 min
    • Adventure

    Frustrated with baby-sitting on yet another weekend night, Sarah - a teenager with an active imagination - summons the Goblins from her favourite book, "Labyrinth", to take the baby step-brother away. When little Toby actually disappears, Sarah must follow him into the world of the fairy tale to rescue him from the Goblin King!

    The Fly (1986)

    The Fly

    • 91%
    • R
    • 96 min
    • Horror

    In David Cronenberg's remake of the 1958 classic, Jeff Goldblum plays Seth Brundle, a young scientist on the verge of creating "TelePods," a machine that teleports a person from one TelePod to another. He is also falling in love with Veronica Quaife (Geena Davis), a reporter helping him with, what they think is, the "story of the year." But the only problem is, the TelePods won't transport matter, and when they do, what happens isn't a pretty sight. After Seth irons all the bugs out of the...

    Blue Velvet (1986)

    Blue Velvet

    • 92%
    • R
    • 120 min
    • Crime

    Blue Velvet is a thriller from David Lynch that depicts the contrariness of two worlds that Jeffery is a part of - and torn apart from. The film is very ambivalent in the style that Lynch fans have come to love.

    RAD (1986)

    RAD

      • PG
      • 91 min
      • Drama

      A talented BMX rider has to make a choice between competing in a race and taking his college entrance exams. For BMX racing enthusiasts only.

      Big Trouble in Little China (1986)

      Big Trouble in Little China

      • 82%
      • PG-13
      • 99 min
      • Action

      When trucker Jack Burton agreed to take his friend Wang Chi to pick up his fiancee at the airport, he never expected to get involved in a supernatural battle between good and evil. Wang's fiancee has emerald green eyes, which make her a perfect target for an immortal sorcerer named Lo Pan and his three invincible cronies. Lo Pan must marry a girl with green eyes so he can regain his physical form. Now, Jack must save Wang's fiancee from Lo Pan and his henchmen, and win back his stolen truck....

      Manhunter (1986)

      Manhunter

      • 94%
      • R
      • 119 min
      • Crime

      A psychopathic serial killer is on the lose, killing a family each full moon and the police and FBI are clueless. Therefore they ask Will Graham, the FBI agent who captured Doctor Hannibal Lecktor, to look into the case. Will Graham has been out of the game for a while, so he visits Dr. Lecktor in prison to get into the thought patterns of a psychopathic again. See also Silence of the Lambs, The which follows the same plot.

      Howard the Duck (1986)

      Howard the Duck

      • 15%
      • PG
      • 110 min
      • Action

      A scientific experiment unknowingly brings extraterrestrial life forms to the Earth through a laser beam. First is the cigar smoking drake Howard from the duck's planet. A few kids try to keep him from the greedy scientists and help him back to his planet. But then a much less friendly being arrives through the beam...

      Der Name der Rose (1986)

      Der Name der Rose

        • R
        • 130 min
        • Drama

        The Franciscan friar William of Baskerville and his young apprentice investigate a series of mysterious deaths in a medieval abbey.

        Crocodile Dundee (1986)

        Crocodile Dundee

        • 88%
        • PG-13
        • 98 min
        • Adventure

        Sue is a big-time New York reporter who is on assignment in Australia to meet and interview Mick 'Crocodile' Dundee. After spending a few days touring the Outback with her guide, Sue invites Mick to come back with her to visit New York.

        Mick has some hilarious trouble adjusting to life in the big city and Sue finds that she's more than just a little charmed by the Aussie bushman.

        Nine 1/2 Weeks (1986)

        Nine 1/2 Weeks

          • R
          • 112 min
          • Drama

          An erotic story about a woman, the assistant of an art gallery, who gets involved in an impersonal affair with a man. She barely knows about his life, only about the sex games they play, so the relationship begins to get complicated.

          Little Shop of Horrors (1986)

          Little Shop of Horrors

          • 90%
          • PG-13
          • 102 min
          • Comedy

          Seymour Krelborn is a nerdy orphan working at Mushnik's, a flower shop in urban Skid Row. He harbors a crush on fellow co-worker Audrey Fulquard, and is berated by Mr. Mushnik daily. One day as Seymour is seeking a new mysterious plant, he finds a very mysterious unidentified plant which he calls Audrey II. The plant seems to have a craving for blood and soon begins to sing for his supper.

          Lucas (1986)

          Lucas

          • 69%
          • PG-13
          • 100 min
          • Comedy

          A socially inept fourteen year old experiences heartbreak for the first time when his two best friends -- Cappie, an older-brother figure, and Maggie, the new girl with whom he is in love -- fall for each other.

          River's Edge (1986)

          River's Edge

          • 87%
          • R
          • 99 min
          • Crime

          A high school slacker kills his girlfriend and shows off her dead body to their friends. However, the friends' reaction is almost as ambiguous and perplexing as the crime itself.