1986 Movies

Down by Law (1986)

Down by Law

  • 88%
  • R
  • 107 min
  • Comedy

The story of three men from completely different tracks who all meet in a Louisiana prison cell and eventually begin an awkward journey together. A refreshing black comedy from cult director Jim Jarmusch.

Jumpin' Jack Flash (1986)

Jumpin' Jack Flash

  • 28%
  • R
  • 100 min
  • Comedy

Terry works for a bank, and uses computers to communicate with clients all over the world. One day she gets a strange message from an unknown source. The message is coded. After decoding the message, Terry becomes embroiled in an espionage ring. People are killed, and Terry is chased. Throughout she remains in contact with this unknown person, who needs Terry to help save his life.

Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986)

Poltergeist II: The Other Side

  • 37%
  • PG-13
  • 91 min
  • Horror

The Freeling family move in with Diane's mother in an effort to escape the trauma and aftermath of Carol Anne's abduction by the Beast. But the Beast is not to be put off so easily and appears in a ghostly apparition as the Reverend Kane, a religeous zealot responsible for the deaths of his many followers. His goal is simple - he wants the angelic Carol Anne.

The Mosquito Coast (1986)

The Mosquito Coast

    • PG
    • 117 min
    • Adventure

    An eccentric and dogmatic inventor sells his house and takes his family to Central America to build an ice factory in the middle of the jungle...

    Troll (1986)

    Troll

    • 25%
    • PG-13
    • 82 min
    • Fantasy

    An evil troll, Torok, the transformed state of the ex-husband of an old friendly witch named Eunice St. Clair, has chosen her apartment building to be the heart of the restoration of the world he once knew. To do this he uses an Emerald ring, and takes possession of a little girl named Wendy, whose brother Harry immediately suspects something wrong.

    Crawlspace (1986)

    Crawlspace

      • R
      • 80 min
      • Horror

      The mad son of a Nazi war criminal rents rooms to young women, then spies on them from behind the walls.

      Something Wild (1986)

      Something Wild

      • 88%
      • R
      • 113 min
      • Comedy

      A free-spirited woman "kidnaps" a yuppie for a weekend of adventure. But the fun quickly takes a dangerous turn when her ex-con husband shows up.

      About Last Night (1986)

      About Last Night

        • R
        • 113 min
        • Comedy

        Rob Lowe doesn't want to get serious. Demi Moore doesn't want to get used. Together they are an unforgettable couple in the sexy, contemporary comedy ABOUT LAST NIGHT. After drinks at a favourite Chicago hang out, Danny(LOWE) and Debbie (MOORE) head to Danny's place to indulge in the predictable singles quest - the one night stand.

        Black Moon Rising (1986)

        Black Moon Rising

        • 30%
        • R
        • 100 min
        • Action

        Working for the US Government to retrieve a cassette with vital information, Sam Quint, a former CIA agent (Jones), runs into Marvin Ringer (Lee Ving), another hitman he replaced, who is after the same cassette. In a desperate attempt to evade Ringer and get the tape back to a government official (played by Bubba Smith), Quint hides the cassette in a 300-MPH prototype vehicle, the Black Moon, which is on a transporter destined for a public presentation in Los Angeles. Before Quint can recover...

        April Fool's Day (1986)

        April Fool's Day

        • 36%
        • R
        • 89 min
        • Comedy

        A group of eight college friends gather together at an island mansion belonging to heiress Muffy St. John to celebrate their final year of school. They soon discover that each has a hidden secret from their past which is revealed, and soon after, they turn up dead. Yet, are they really dead? Or is it just part of some very real and cruel April Fool's jokes?

        Soul Man (1986)

        Soul Man

        • 14%
        • PG-13
        • 104 min
        • Comedy

        To achieve his dream of attending Harvard, a pampered teen poses as a young black man to receive a full scholarship.

        Psycho III (1986)

        Psycho III

        • 58%
        • R
        • 93 min
        • Horror

        Norman Bates is still running his little motel, and he has kept the dressed skeleton he calls mother. One of his guests is a young girl who has left the convent where she lived. To get some help he employs a young man. One day a nosey journalist comes to see him to ask questions about his past.

        Night of the Creeps (1986)

        Night of the Creeps

        • 69%
        • NONE
        • 88 min
        • Comedy

        In 1959, an alien experiment crashes to earth and infects a fraternity member. They freeze the body, but in the modern day, two geeks pledging a fraternity accidentally thaw the corpse, which proceeds to infect the campus with parasites that transform their hosts into killer zombies.

        No Retreat, No Surrender (1986)

        No Retreat, No Surrender

          • PG
          • 85 min
          • Action

          Young Jason Stillwell (Kurt McKinney) moves with his parents to Seattle, where local bullies harass them without mercy. Jason's father Tom (Tim Baker) does not believe in violence, so the family takes it on the chin. One day Jason enrolls in a martial arts class and quietly rises in rank to be a major contender. His mettle is tested in an international match against Ivan, a Russian champion.

          The Great Mouse Detective (1986)

          The Great Mouse Detective

          • 81%
          • G
          • 74 min
          • Animation

          In Victorian London, England, a little mouse girl's toymaker father is abducted by a peg-legged bat. She enlists the aid of Basil of Baker Street, the rodent world's answer to Sherlock Holmes. The case expands as Basil uncovers the crime's link to a plot against the Crown itself.

          Breeders (1986)

          Breeders

            • R
            • 77 min
            • Horror

            The Manhattan General Hospital has admitted a string of young women who have been raped by something otherworldly. The perpetrator only attacks women who are virgins. Dr. Pace and Detective Andriotti work together to try and isolate the strange organic material found on the victims, and to try and locate the fiend. Soon the victims begin arising in a trance and leaving the hospital by an underground passage where their fate awaits them.

            Chopping Mall (1986)

            Chopping Mall

              • R
              • 77 min
              • Comedy

              Eight teenagers are trapped after hours in a high tech shopping mall and pursued by three murderous security robots out of control.

              Heartburn (1986)

              Heartburn

              • 46%
              • 108 min
              • Comedy

              Rachel is a food writer at a New York magazine who meets Washington columnist Mark at a wedding and ends up falling in love with him despite her reservations about marriage. They buy a house, have a daughter, and Rachel thinks they are living happily ever after until she discovers that Mark is having an affair while she is waddling around with a second pregnancy.

              Ruthless People (1986)

              Ruthless People

              • 94%
              • R
              • 93 min
              • Comedy

              Slime ball businessman Sam Stone plots to murder his horrible wife for her money, so he can marry his mistress. He can't believe his luck when she is kidnapped by Ken and Sandy Kessler who wanted revenge from Sam for stealing their savings, and Sandy's money making fashion design, then marketing it as his own. When Barbara learns of what Sam has done to this couple and then realises that he isn't doing anything to secure her release, she becomes friends with her kidnapper and they plan to teach...

              Police Academy 3: Back in Training (1986)

              Police Academy 3: Back in Training

              • 40%
              • PG
              • 83 min
              • Comedy

              When police funding is cut, the Governor announces he must close one of the academies. To make it fair, the two police academies must compete against each other to stay in operation. Mauser persuades two officers in Lassard's academy to better his odds, but things don't quite turn out as expected...