1986 Action Movies

Big Trouble (1986)

Big Trouble

    • R
    • 93 min
    • Comedy

    Insurance agent plots with client to kill her nutty husband.

    Biggles: Adventures in Time (1986)

    Biggles: Adventures in Time

      • PG
      • 88 min
      • Adventure

      Unassuming catering salesmen Jim Ferguson falls through a time hole to 1917 where he saves the life of dashing Royal Flying Corps pilot James "Biggles" Bigglesworth after his photo recon mission is shot down. Before he can work out what has happened, Jim is zapped back to the 1980s......

      Born American (1986)

      Born American

        • R
        • 97 min
        • Action

        Three American students vacationing in Finland, cross the border into Russia for fun of it. When they are spotted by the Russian soldiers who are shooting to kill, it's not fun anymore. Captured and thrown in jail, they find it's not fun either. It's a nightmare. Written by Brian W Martz <[email protected]>

        Born to Defense (1986)

        Born to Defense

          • Unrated
          • 120 min
          • Action

          Jet, a young soldier at the end of the second world war must overcome some abusive Americans who are bullying him as well as the Chinese people. Written by Tom MacNeill

          Bring Me the Head of Charlie Brown (1986)

          Bring Me the Head of Charlie Brown

            • Unrated
            • 4 min
            • Animation

            The Great Pumpkin puts a bounty on Charlie Brown's head, and as a consequence, the rest of the Peanuts Gang proceed to kill Charlie Brown in various ways (from Lucy having Charlie Brown kick an explosive football, to Linus strangling him with his blanket, to Snoopy chomping off his arm which held a Peppermint Patty candy), until finally, a Rambo/Schwarzenegger-like Charlie Brown goes postal and mass chaos ensues! Written by John Cassidy <[email protected]>

            Bullies (1986)

            Bullies

              • R
              • 90 min
              • Action

              When the peaceful Morris family move to a small town and buy the town grocery store, they run afoul of the Cullen family. The Cullen's have been bullying the town's folk for years, and now they are harassing the Morris family every chance they get. Matt meanwhile meets and starts seeing a lot of Becky who also likes him. Unfortunately her last name is Cullen, and when the rest of the family finds out about their relationship, they decide to get even, and their harassment is elevated to vicious...

              Choke Canyon (1986)

              Choke Canyon

                • PG
                • 94 min
                • Action

                Pilgrim Corporation has leased Choke Canyon to research physicist David Lowell for 99 years. Lowell has built an impressive research laboratory there. When Pilgrim suddenly needs Choke Canyon for toxic waste storage, they resort to violence to force out the renitent Lowell. However, Pilgrim Corportation vastly underestimates Lowell, who is a tenacious, principled, and ingenious man. Written by Ken Miller <[email protected]>

                Cobra Mission (1986)

                Cobra Mission

                  • Unrated
                  • 90 min
                  • Action

                  Ten years after the end of the war in Vietnam, four ex-Marines decide to return to S.E. Asia to investigate reports of American POWs still being held there. These four include Roger, whose daughter's just been married, the unemployed James, Mark, who's quit his job at an Arizona roadside tavern, and Richard, recently a patient at a mental hospital. In the jungles of S.E. Asia they discover American POWs but also find out about a U.S. Government plot to keep this knowledge a secret. ...

                  Dangerously Close (1986)

                  Dangerously Close

                    • R
                    • 95 min
                    • Action

                    Rebel without a cause or a clue at an elite but uptight college discovers some of his classmates have formed an even more elite clique more or less hell-bent on ridding the school, and quite possibly American society, of what they deem to be its undesirables because of ethnicity, politics, etc. Our hero recruits a teacher and some other "less desirable" classmates to undermine the elitists, and, naturally, things get quite violent. Written by meebly

                    Dead End Drive-In (1986)

                    Dead End Drive-In

                      • R
                      • 92 min
                      • Action

                      In the near future, drive-in theatres are turned into concentration camps for the undesirable and unemployed. The prisoners don't really care to escape because they are fed and they have a place to live which is, in most cases, probably better than the outside. Crabs and his girlfriend Carmen are put into the camp and all Crabs wants to do is escape.

                      Defence of the Realm (1986)

                      Defence of the Realm

                        • 96 min
                        • Thriller

                        A reporter Mullen 'stumbles' on a story linking a prominent Member of Parliament to a KGB agent. In fact it is also linked to a near Nuclear disaster involving a teenage runaway and an Americal USAF base. Has there been a Government cover-up,Mullen teams up with Vernon Bayliss, an old hack, and Nina Beckam the MP's assistant to find out the truth.

                        Detective School Dropouts (1986)

                        Detective School Dropouts

                          • PG
                          • 92 min
                          • Comedy

                          Two bumbling private detectives get themselves hired to find a missing person. They find themselves in the middle of a mob war when it turns out that the missing person is somebody the mob wants to stay missing.

                          Eliminators (1986)

                          Eliminators

                            • PG
                            • 96 min
                            • Action

                            A former pilot rebels against his creator, teaming up with the scientist responsible for android technology, her pet robot Spot, a rough-and-tumble riverboat guide, and a martial arts warrior.

                            Eye of the Tiger (1986)

                            Eye of the Tiger

                              • R
                              • 92 min
                              • Action

                              Buck (Gary Busey) is a Vietnam vet, recently released from prison. He returns home to discover the town being terrorized by a vicious motorcycle gang. When the bikers murder his wife and traumatize his daughter, Buck and his friends arm themselves to the teeth and wage war against the gang to destroy them once and for all.

                              Firewalker (1986)

                              Firewalker

                                • PG
                                • 104 min
                                • Action

                                A pair of adventurers try to track down an ancient Aztec/Mayan/Egyptian/Apache horde of gold.

                                Fist of the North Star (1986)

                                Fist of the North Star

                                  • 101 min
                                  • Animation

                                  After a nuclear holocaust tears the world apart, mankind is forced to the harshness of not only the oppression of others who are much more powerful, but the dead earth which seems to be getting worse with every passing moment. But a savior has risen from the ashes, a man who will defeat those who would torment the weak and make the world a livable place once more. A man named Kenshiro...

                                  Gall Force - Eternal Story (1986)

                                  Gall Force - Eternal Story

                                    • Unrated
                                    • 86 min
                                    • Animation

                                    Two advanced civilizations, the amoeba-like Paranoids and the all-women Solnoids are waging a war that has gone on for many centuries. When the Solnoid fleet leaves a battle to defend an experimentally terraformed world from the Paranoids, one damaged Solnoid ship is separated from the fleet. This ship is a Kulanis-class Cruiser named the Star Leaf. Aboard the ship are only seven women: Captain Eluza, Rabby, Pilot Lufy, Officer Catty, Pony, Patty, and Remy. After narrowly escaping a battle, the...

                                    Hands of Steel (1986)

                                    Hands of Steel

                                      • R
                                      • 94 min
                                      • Sci-Fi

                                      Sinister industrialist Francis Turner, played by John Saxon, creates a cyborg known as Paco Queruak (Daniel Greene) who has been programmed to terminate the leader of an ecological faction that stands in the way of the dystopian country in which the story is set. After failing in his mission to eliminate the ecologist, Paco flees to Arizona where he must face his opponents; and ultimately choose between his humanity and robotic natures.

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                                      Heat (1986)

                                      Heat

                                        • 188 min
                                        • Action

                                        Reynolds plays an ex-soldier-of-fortunish character in Vegas, taking "Chaperone" jobs, fighting with the mob, and trying to get enough money together to move to Venice, Italy.

                                        Hollywood Vice Squad (1986)

                                        Hollywood Vice Squad

                                          • R
                                          • 101 min
                                          • Action

                                          A mother goes to Hollywood to find her runaway daughter. She discovers that the girl has become involved in the pornography industry, and goes to the police to get help in finding her.