1986 Movies

Children of a Lesser God (1986)

Children of a Lesser God

  • 81%
  • R
  • 119 min
  • Drama

James is a new speech teacher at a school for the deaf. He falls for Sarah, a pupil who decided to stay on at the school rather than venture into the big bad world. She shuns him at first, refusing to read his lips and only using signs. Will her feelings change over time?

'Round Midnight (1986)

'Round Midnight

  • 100%
  • R
  • 133 min
  • Drama

Inside the Blue Note nightclub one night in 1959 Paris, an aged, ailing jazzman coaxes an eloquent wail from his tenor sax. Outside, a young Parisian too broke to buy a glass of wine strains to hear those notes. Soon they will form a friendship that sparks a final burst of genius in director Bertrand Tavernier

Murphy's Law (1986)

Murphy's Law

    • R
    • 100 min
    • Action

    A tough police detective escapes from custody handcuffed to a foul-mouthed car thief after being framed for the murder of his ex-wife. He must now find the real killer and prove his innocence.

    Invaders from Mars (1986)

    Invaders from Mars

    • 27%
    • 100 min
    • Horror

    In this remake of the classic 50s SF tale, a boy tries to stop an invasion of his town by aliens who take over the the minds of his parents, his least-liked schoolteacher and other townspeople. With the aid of the school nurse the boy enlists the aid of the U.S. Marines.

    Club Paradise (1986)

    Club Paradise

    • 11%
    • PG-13
    • 96 min
    • Comedy

    Injured while risking his life to save an angry German shepard, Chicago Firefighter Jack Moniker retires and moves to a small carribean island named St. Nicholas. There, he is befriended by the owner of a run-down resort, Ernest Reed. Greedy developers are schemeing to wrest Reed's coveted beach front property from him for non-payment of taxes. Jack comes to Ernest's rescue, and together they renovate and reopen the resort catering to affluent Americans. The film follows the zany exploits of...

    8 Million Ways to Die (1986)

    8 Million Ways to Die

      • R
      • 115 min
      • Action

      Death comes to all except those who deserve it most There Are Eight Million Stories In The Naked City...

      Salvador (1986)

      Salvador

      • 92%
      • R
      • 122 min
      • Drama

      A second rated journalist from the US tries his luck in El Salvador during the military dictatorship in the 1980s.

      Mona Lisa (1986)

      Mona Lisa

      • 96%
      • R
      • 104 min
      • Crime

      George has just been released from prison, and manages to get a job driving an expensive call girl from customer to customer. Initially they don't get on - he doesn't fit in with the high class customers Simone services. Will they ever get on ?

      Armed and Dangerous (1986)

      Armed and Dangerous

      • 14%
      • PG-13
      • 88 min
      • Action

      Dooley, a cop wrongly sacked for corruption, teams up with a useless defence lawyer in their new careers... as security guards. When the two are made fall guys for a robbery at a location they are guarding, the pair begin to investigate corruption within the company and their union. They soon make enemies of everyone, but can the unlikely duo save the day?

      Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986)

      Down and Out in Beverly Hills

      • 84%
      • R
      • 103 min
      • Comedy

      Beverly Hills couple Barbara and Dave Whiteman are very rich but not happy Dave is a hard working business man, his wife is only interested in yoga, aerobics and other meditation classes, and he sleeps with the house maid. Their teenage son is confused about his sexuality and their daughter is suffering from eating disorders. While they are celebrating thanksgiving having plenty of food, street tramp Jerry is hungry, homeless, sleeping rough and has lost his dog. Jerry decides to end his life...

      Rawhead Rex (1986)

      Rawhead Rex

        • 89 min
        • Horror

        Ireland will never be the same after Rawhead Rex, a particularly nasty demon, is released from his underground prison by an unwitting farmer. The film follows Rex's cross country rampage, while a man struggles to stop it.

        When the Wind Blows (1986)

        When the Wind Blows

          • 80 min
          • Animation

          With the help of government-issued pamphlets, an elderly British couple build a shelter and prepare for an impending nuclear attack, unaware that times and the nature of war have changed from their romantic memories of World War II

          "227" The Great Manhunt

            • PG
            • 30 min
            • Comedy

            "The Hitchhiker" True Believer

              • Unrated
              • 29 min
              • Drama

              A troubled investigator looks into the suicide of a priest in an abandoned convent.

              Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color Help Wanted: Kids (1986)

              "Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color" Help Wanted: Kids

                • Unrated
                • 100 min
                • Adventure

                When the Burkes loose their jobs in New York, they have to move to Arizona, where Tom has an job-offer in the management of a small company for children's clothing. Unfortunately Tom's new boss Sirus Lovelin turns out to be extremely fond of the traditional American family and automatically assumes Amanda to be housewife and mother - but the Burkes don't even have children! To not offend him, they "hire" two kids they met prowling the streets. When they turn out witty,...

                Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color The Thanksgiving Promise (1986)

                "Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color" The Thanksgiving Promise

                  • Unrated
                  • 90 min
                  • Adventure

                  A teenage boy is torn between his love for an injured Canadian goose that he has found and his agreement to fatten and kill it for an approaching Thanksgiving dinner for his neighbors.

                  "My Little Pony 'n Friends" The End of Flutter Valley: Part 8

                    • Unrated
                    • 30 min
                    '38 (1986)

                    '38

                      • Unrated
                      • 97 min
                      • Drama

                      The film presents the political events surrounding the Anschluss in March of 1938 through the lives of Carola Hell, a popular young actress at the prestigious Theater in der Josefstadt, and Martin Hofmann, the Jewish journalist she plans to marry. When we encounter the couple in the lovely springtime weather their future is full of promise. They are determined to stay clear of politics. Yet in the climate of the time, nobody of her prominence or his religion can remain apolitical. Although...

                      'night, Mother (1986)

                      'night, Mother

                        • 96 min
                        • Drama

                        It happened in 1983. It was a rare and remarkable theatrical experience. Controversial. Provocative. And shocking. Now, two Academy Award-winning actresses make the Pulitzer Prize-winning play the motion picture event of the year. What would you do if someone you loved sat down with you one night and calmly told you that they were going to end their life before morning?

                        52 Pick-Up (1986)

                        52 Pick-Up

                        • 45%
                        • R
                        • 110 min
                        • Crime

                        Harry Mitchell is a successful Los Angeles manufacturer whose wife is running for city council. His life is turned upside down when three blackmailers confront him with a video tape of him with his young mistress and demand $100,000. Fearing that the story will hurt his wife's political campaign if he goes to the police, Harry pretends that he will pay the men, but does not follow through.