1986 Action Movies (By Title)

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...

    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.

      A Fine Mess (1986)

      A Fine Mess

        • PG
        • 90 min
        • Action

        Two friends an actor and a chef discover a plot to fix a horse race and try to capitalize on it. But also have to deal with the two men who fixed it who are trying to silence them. And there's also the mob boss whom the two guys work for who planned the fixing thing whose wife is having an affair with the actor.

        Aladdin (1986)

        Aladdin

          • PG
          • 95 min
          • Adventure

          Updating of the old "Aladdin" Arabian Nights tale, as a teenager in modern-day Miami finds a magic lantern and out pops a genie, who's been asleep for 200 years and in his gratitude grants the boy several wishes.

          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...

          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.

            America 3000 (1986)

            America 3000

              • PG-13
              • 84 min
              • Action

              900 years after a nuclear war in the USA, mankind is back to the stone ages. Amazon women rule the tribes, while the men are weak and dumb - either kept as slaves or living wild as animals. Only Korvis and a friend are intelligent enough to flee and found a tribe of their own. Will they manage to teach the women love to men again?

              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?

              Armed Response (1986)

              Armed Response

                • R
                • 86 min
                • Action

                One of Tanaka's underlings has stolen a rare statuette that he had planned to use as a peace offering between the local Yakusa and Chinese Tong. He hires two private investigators to exchange ransom money to recover the statuette, but the trade goes down bad and Clay Roth is killed. This angers Roth's brothers and father, all combat veterans, and they go after the people responsible

                Bad Girls Dormitory (1986)

                Bad Girls Dormitory

                  • NONE
                  • 95 min
                  • Action

                  Inmates at a women's prison run by a corrupt warden and her gang of sadistic guards plan a breakout.

                  Band of the Hand (1986)

                  Band of the Hand

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

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                  Bee Bop High School; Koko yotaro elegy (1986)

                  Bee Bop High School; Koko yotaro elegy

                    • Unrated
                    • 95 min
                    • Documentary

                    The story revolves around the lives of two rough-and-tumble high school friends Kato Hiroshi and Nakama Toru, who seemed to make a habit of getting into trouble and starting up fights. In keeping with the spirit of the manga, Toru and Hiroshi sport slicked back 50's style perms and adopted exaggerated swaggers that made them comical and yet also oddly cool. The drama also features an assortment of outlandish characters who sport even weirder fashions and hairdos. To describe the action in this...

                    Big Trouble (1986)

                    Big Trouble

                      • R
                      • 93 min
                      • Comedy

                      Insurance agent plots with client to kill her nutty husband.

                      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....

                      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......

                        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...

                        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...