1986 Movies

She's Gotta Have It (1986)

She's Gotta Have It

    • 84 min
    • Comedy

    The story of Nola Darling's simultaneous sexual relationships with three different men is told by her and by her partners and other friends. All three men wanted her to commit solely to them; Nola resists being "owned" by a single partner.

    F/X (1986)


    • 85%
    • R
    • 109 min
    • Action

    A movies special effects man is hired by a government agency to help stage the assassination of a well known gangster. When the agency double cross him, he uses his special effects to trap the gangster and the corrupt agents.

    Running Scared (1986)

    Running Scared

    • 62%
    • R
    • 107 min
    • Action

    Gregory Hines and Billy Crystal star in the motion picture that asks the question, How come the bad guys always drive the good cars? The answer has them Running Scared in this lightning-paced comic thriller.

    The Big Easy (1986)

    The Big Easy

    • 96%
    • R
    • 102 min
    • Crime

    When a hood's murder triggers a bloddy gangland drug war, detective Remy McSwain (Quaid) is on the scene. He's a smooth-talkin cop who fits right in with the easy style of Cajun country. Remy meets his match in Anne Osborne (Barkin), a no-nonsense Assistance District Attorney in town to investigate police corruption. Their electrically charged attraction keeps the sparks flying.

    Deadly Friend (1986)

    Deadly Friend

      • R
      • 91 min
      • Drama

      Paul is a new kid in town with a robot named "BB". He befriends Samantha and the three of them have a lot of good times together. That is, until Samantha's abusive father throws her down some stairs and kills her. In an effort to save her life, Paul implants BB's computer brain into Samantha's human brain.

      King Kong Lives (1986)

      King Kong Lives

        • 105 min
        • Action

        Kong falls from the twin towers and he appears to be alive!

        A Better Tomorrow (1986)

        A Better Tomorrow

          • R
          • 95 min
          • Action

          A death-hardened cop battles the Hong Kong underworld, including his own brother who joins the bad guys. This progenitor of Woo's "heroic violence" films introduces the theme of loyalties between men shattered by a violent world that forces them apart. Only through sacrifice can honor be attained.

          The Adventures of Milo and Otis (1986)

          The Adventures of Milo and Otis

          • 80%
          • G
          • 76 min
          • Adventure

          The story of two animals and their adventures. Milo, the cat, and Otis, the dog, are two animals who grew up together on the same farm. One day, the two are separated and begin a journey to find each other. The adventurous, and often perilous quest finds the two animals traveling across mountains, plains, and snow-covered lands searching for one another.

          Thrashin' (1986)


            • PG-13
            • 93 min
            • Action

            Two skateboarding gangs battle each other for supremacy, and a member of one gang falls in love with the sister of his rival.

            Long xiong hu di (1986)

            Long xiong hu di

              • R
              • 88 min
              • Action

              When a fortune hunter's ex-girlfriend is kidnapped by an evil cult, her fiancee enlists his help in finding and delivering the ransom--the priceless and powerful Armour of the Gods. With the help of a sexy woman and a wacky sidekick, the adventure begins.

              Castaway (1986)


              • 100%
              • R
              • 117 min
              • Adventure

              Middle-aged Gerald Kingsland advertises in a London paper for a female companion to spend a year with him on a desert island. The young Lucy Irving takes a chance on contacting him and after a couple of meetings they decide to go ahead. Once on the island things prove a lot less idyllic than in the movies, and gradually it becomes clear that it is Lucy who has the desire and the strength to try and see the year through.

              The Boy Who Could Fly (1986)

              The Boy Who Could Fly

              • 71%
              • PG
              • 114 min
              • Drama

              Milly and Louis, and their recently-widowed mom, Charlene, move to a new neighborhood. Once there, they all deal with a variety of personal problems, but Milly finds a friend in Eric, her autistic next door neighbor. Eric has a fascination with flight, and as the story progresses, he exerts an enthralling force of change on all those around him.

              Lady Jane (1986)

              Lady Jane

              • 57%
              • PG-13
              • 142 min
              • Biography

              The death of King Henry VIII throws his kingdom into chaos because of succession disputes. His weak son Edward, is on his deathbed. Anxious to keep England true to the Reformation, a scheming minister John Dudley marries off his son, Guildford to Lady Jane Grey, whom he places on the throne after Edward dies. At first hostile to each other, Guildford and Jane fall in love. But they cannot withstand the course of power which will lead to their ultimate downfall.

              Gung Ho (1986)

              Gung Ho

              • 35%
              • PG-13
              • 111 min
              • Comedy

              When a American car manufacturer is purchased by a Japanese firm a clash of cultures occurs as the Japanese work ethic is pushed through out the plant.

              Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold (1986)

              Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold

                • PG
                • 99 min
                • Action

                After his brother Robeson disappears without a trace while exploring Africa in search of a legendary 'white tribe', Alan Quatermain decides to follow in his footsteps to learn what became of him. Soon after arriving, he discovers the los City of Gold, controlled by the evil lord Agon, and mined by his legions of white slaves.

                Gothic (1986)


                  • R
                  • 87 min
                  • Horror

                  In a villa by a Swiss lake, the English poets Lord Byron and Percy Bysshe Shelley meet with Dr. William Polidori and Mary Shelley. In a stormy night, while the tenants were telling ghost stories to each other, to two famous novels were born - Frankenstein and The Vampyre...

                  What Every Frenchwoman Wants (1986)

                  What Every Frenchwoman Wants

                    • 95 min
                    • Comedy

                    Roger is a 16-year-old who seeks to lose his virginity in this softcore erotic drama. His initial efforts are unsuccessful, but World War I breaks out and men are seen marching off to battle. Roger goes overboard when he is presented with several amorous opportunities. He soon impregnates the maid, his aunt, and his sister in quick succession. Roger desperately tries to marry off the women to other men to avoid a lurid scandal.

                    Extremities (1986)


                    • 50%
                    • R
                    • 89 min
                    • Drama

                    In a "riveting performance" (The Hollywood Reporter) that stunned critics and audiences alike, Farrah Fawcett is the heart and soul of this "edge-of-your-seat suspense drama" (The Film Journal) about a woman who turns the tables on a would-be rapist. Nominated* for a Golden Globe, Fawcett "is genuine, pathetic and heroic here" (Los Angeles Times) and her "unadorned artistry singes" (Time)! After narrowly escaping an attempted rape, Marjorie (Fawcett) is haunted by the fact that her attacker...

                    Wildcats (1986)


                    • 13%
                    • R
                    • 106 min
                    • Comedy

                    Molly is a high school track coach who knows just as much about football as anyone else on the planet. When a football coach's position becomes vacant, she applies for the job, despite snickers from fellow staff members and her former husband.

                    TerrorVision (1986)


                      • R
                      • 83 min
                      • Comedy

                      A family's new satellite TV system starts receiving signals from another planet, and soon it becomes the passageway to an alien world.