1986 January Movies

Iron Eagle (1986)

Iron Eagle

    • PG-13
    • 117 min
    • Action

    When Doug's father, an Air Force Pilot, is shot down by MiGs belonging to a radical Middle Eastern state, no one seems able to get him out. Doug finds Chappy, an Air Force Colonel who is intrigued by the idea of sending in two fighters piloted by himself and Doug to rescue Doug's father after bombing the MiG base.

    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...

    Youngblood (1986)

    Youngblood

    • 33%
    • R
    • 110 min
    • Drama

    A skilled young hockey prospect hoping to attract the attention of professional scouts is pressured to show that he can fight if challenged during his stay in a Canadian minor hockey town. His on-ice activities are complicated by his relationship with the coach's daughter.

    The Clan of the Cave Bear (1986)

    The Clan of the Cave Bear

    • 10%
    • R
    • 98 min
    • Adventure

    Natural changes have the clans moving. Iza, medicine woman of the "Clan of the Cave Bear" finds little Ayla from the "others"' clan - tradition would have the clan kill Ayla immediately, but Iza insists on keeping her. When the little one finds a most needed new cave, she's allowed to stay - and thrive.

    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.

    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.

    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.

      '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...

        A Judgment in Stone (1986)

        A Judgment in Stone

          • R
          • 102 min
          • Horror

          An English woman, psychotic and sexually repressed, murders her sadistic father, then moves to America. She soon secures a job as a maid for a wealthy family. Soon her severe psychosis and her attempts to keep her sexuality from asserting itself combine to cause trouble for all concerned. Written by [email protected]

          Abducted (1986)

          Abducted

            • PG
            • 90 min
            • Drama

            Dan Haggerty, TV's Grizzly Adams, has a more complex role than usual in Abducted. Haggerty plays the father of a mixed-up mountain boy (Lawrence King-Phillips) who has kidnapped a pretty college student (Roberta Weiss). Though Haggerty tries to explain why his sons behaves the way he does, the girl would just as soon dispense with the backstory and make her escape. But the son has no intention of freeing his captive, thereby setting the stage for a final showdown with his own father.

            Absolute Beginners (1986)

            Absolute Beginners

            • 86%
            • PG-13
            • 108 min
            • Drama

            A musical adaptation of Colin MacInnes' novel about life in late 1950s London. Nineteen-year-old photographer Colin is hopelessly in love with model Crepe Suzette, but her relationships are strictly connected with her progress in the fashion world. So Colin gets involved with a pop promoter and tries to crack the big time. Meanwhile, racial tension is brewing in Colin's Notting Hill housing estate...

            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.

              Alex Is Lovesick (1986)

              Alex Is Lovesick

                • Unrated
                • 88 min
                • Comedy

                The movie is a romantic comedy which takes place in Israel during the Austerity period of the 1950s. The movie's hero is Alex, a 13 year old boy who is about to attend his Bar Mitzvah. Alex has a typical Polish mother and father that suffers quietly. On account of the difficult economic situation they are compelled to share their apartment with a Persian tenant named Faruk that tries to fight his baldness by means of different creams. Alex falls in love with the new girl in his...

                And the Pursuit of Happiness (1986)

                And the Pursuit of Happiness

                  • Unrated
                  • 80 min
                  • Documentary

                  After acknowledging his own immigrant background, Malle, tries to present the range of immigrant experiences in the US during the 1980's. In an attempt to be comprehensive, the film includes interviews with migrant workers and illegal entrants along the Mexican border, conversations with an enterprising Indian motel owner, coverage of industrious African and Asian families in the cities, an extensive interview with the first Costa Rican astronaut, visits with Cuban exiles in Miami,...

                  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.

                    Bad Girls in Movies (1986)

                    Bad Girls in Movies

                      • 56 min
                      • Documentary

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                      Blood Ties (1986)

                      Blood Ties

                        • Unrated
                        • 90 min
                        • Crime

                        An innocent American engineer is blackmailed by gangsters into a plot to assassinate his cousin, who is a judge in Sicily fighting the Mafia.

                        Bolek i Lolek na Dzikim Zachodzie (1986)

                        Bolek i Lolek na Dzikim Zachodzie

                          • Unrated
                          • 95 min
                          • Animation
                          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]>

                            Captain EO (1986)

                            Captain EO

                              • NONE
                              • 17 min
                              • Musical

                              The movie tells the story of Captain EO and the ragtag crew of his spaceship on a mission to deliver a gift to a wicked alien queen, the Supreme Leader, on her home world of rotting, twisted metal and steaming vents. Captain EO's alien crew consists of his small flying sidekick Fuzzbucket, the double-headed navigator and pilot Idee and Odee, robotic security officer Major Domo, a small robot Minor Domo (who fits like a module into Major Domo), and the clumsy elephant-like shipmate Hooter who...