1986 January Movies

Nightmare Weekend (1986)

Nightmare Weekend

    • R
    • 86 min
    • Horror

    A female scientist performs experiments on three college girls that turn them into drooling, murderous mutants.

    - Written by

    Anonymous

    Ninja the Protector (1986)

    Ninja the Protector

      • Unrated
      • 92 min
      • Action

      Two brothers, Warren and David, try to defeat the evil forger who is making their lives a misery.

      Oceans of Fire (1986)

      Oceans of Fire

        • PG
        • 92 min
        • Action

        Ben, a former Navy officer now works on a rig as the guy in charge, but since a lot of crew keeps dying whilst diving and planting the rig in the sea he needs men who are willing to take the risk. He gets in touch with an old friend from the Navy who works in a prison as sort of an diving training base and there Ben selects out the best to complete the task, but with superiors breathing down his neck, a camera crew now jumping on board and a deadline to meet he wants to finish the job and make...

        Popeye Doyle (1986)

        Popeye Doyle

          • Unrated
          • 97 min
          • Crime

          While Popeye Doyle (Ed ONeill) is investigating what appears to be a very simple drug overdose, he becomes involved in international intrigue. The Mosad and various other foreign diplomatic figures turn up everywhere he goes. The drug overdose becomes a very involved murder case. Written by Richard Jones <[email protected]>

          Power (1986)

          Power

            • R
            • 111 min
            • Drama

            Pete St. John is a powerful and successful political consultant, with clients spread around the country. When his long-time friend and client Ohio senator Sam Hastings decides to quit politics, he is rapidly drafted to help with the campaign of the man destined to succeed him, unknown and mysterious businessman Jerome Cade...

            Putting It Together: The Making of the Broadway Album (1986)

            Putting It Together: The Making of the Broadway Album

              • Unrated
              • 40 min

              Behind-the-scenes look of Barbra Streisand taping an album of Broadway tunes.

              - Written by

              Anonymous

              Raiders of the Living Dead (1986)

              Raiders of the Living Dead

                • 86 min
                • Horror

                A teenager with a laser gun fights strange zombies.

                Revenge of the Stolen Stars (1986)

                Revenge of the Stolen Stars

                  • PG-13
                  • 76 min
                  • Adventure

                  Klaus kinski plays the ghost of Duncan McBride, murdered owner of a plantation and ruby mine on the island of Sunanow, in the South China sea. The mine, and the Curse which killed his uncle, are inherited by the inept Gene who comes from San Francisco to look for the Six Stars, (missing rubies) accompanied by the lovely Kelly Scanlon and persued by the villanous Alex and Lupe. Written by Michael Crew <[email protected]>

                  Shades of Fern (1986)

                  Shades of Fern

                    • Unrated
                    • 90 min
                    • Documentary

                    Based on the only extensive prose work by the surrealist painter Josef Capek, Shades of Fern most resembles the philosophical fairy tales and fables of Josef’s older brother, the legendary Czech novelist and playwright Karel Capek. Two young poachers, more boys than men, kill a gamekeeper when they are caught illegally hunting. Panicked, they retreat into a forest that grows steadily more forbidding and deadly as their fear for the future—and guilt over their action—mounts. Loosely based...

                    Sky Pirates (1986)

                    Sky Pirates

                      • PG-13
                      • 89 min
                      • Adventure

                      Air force Lieutenant Harris starts for a flight to Boa Boa, on board Reverend Mitchell with a box containing a part of a top-secret extraterrestrial key. They get lost in a supernatural storm and find themselves after an emergency landing in kind of a Bermuda triangle, 5,000 miles off their course. Home again, no one believes Harris' story, and his crew suspiciously denies it too. Harris is thrown in jail, but manages to escape. Together with Mitchell's daughter he seeks the lost...

                      Sommer (1986)

                      Sommer

                        • Unrated
                        • 105 min

                        The desperate attempt of a father to connect to his autistic son.

                        Spine (1986)

                        Spine

                          • Unrated
                          • 72 min
                          • Horror

                          A madman stalks nurses, brutally stabbing them to death. In his fevered mind, he believes his victims to be a woman from his past named Linda. Police struggle to apprehend him before he can murder and mutilate again.

                          - Written by

                          JHC3

                          Street of Crocodiles (1986)

                          Street of Crocodiles

                            • Unrated
                            • 20 min
                            • Animation

                            A man closes up a lecture hall; he reaches into a box and snips the string holding a gaunt puppet. Released, the puppet warily explores the darkened rooms about him. Screws twist out of objects and move about. A boy doll catches light with a mirror, shining it around: he spotlights the gaunt explorer. An adult female doll stands with breasts exposed. Mechanical spools and wheels turn. The gaunt man investigates. Four doll men surround him, dress him in colorful clothes, invite him to look...

                            The Adventures of the American Rabbit (1986)

                            The Adventures of the American Rabbit

                              • G
                              • 85 min
                              • Animation

                              When trouble's afoot no one stamps out evil like the fastest, strongest and most nimble bunny of all time Rob the Rabbit! Join Rob on a special journey where he discovers the value of teamwork and the belief that there is a hero waiting to be born in all of us. Rob is not your average bunny. He's the legendary American Rabbit a star-spangled superhero who fights for justice! When Rob learns about a city being taken over by a gang of nasty jackals, he wastes no time in trying to stop them. But...

                              The Best of Times (1986)

                              The Best of Times

                              • 33%
                              • PG-13
                              • 104 min
                              • Comedy

                              A small-town loser determines to have one more shot at the big time by winning a football game.

                              The Blooms of Banjeli (1986)

                              The Blooms of Banjeli

                                • Unrated
                                • 29 min
                                • Documentary

                                The Blooms of Banjeli documents research in Banjeli, Togo on iron-smelting technology, its rituals, and the sexual prohibitions surrounding it. Including rare historical footage from the same village in 1914, it provides a unique technological record of the traditional method of preparing a furnace to smelt iron. This documentary offers an interesting approach to our understanding of the relationship between conceptions of gender and technology in traditional African society. The people of...

                                The Boss' Wife (1986)

                                The Boss' Wife

                                  • R
                                  • 83 min
                                  • Comedy

                                  Daniel Stern stars as a stockbroker trying to climb the corporate ladder. There's only one thing stopping him...his boss' beautiful and flirtatious wife! THE BOSS' WIFE is a full-bodied, high-spirited, bedroom comedy about lust, love and lechery.

                                  The Boy in Blue (1986)

                                  The Boy in Blue

                                    • R
                                    • 100 min
                                    • Biography

                                    Ned Hanlan was Canada's most successful sculling champion at the turn of the 20th century. This dramatization of his life begins in his youth, when the wild young man is informally adopted by a gambler who promotes Ned on the sculling circuit, betting on the boy's rowing skills solely to make money off him. Later, a ruthless businessman named Knox takes over Ned's career, but when Ned realizes how dishonest Knox is, he finds another manager. Walter is an inventor and the first honest man Ned...

                                    The Goodbye People (1986)

                                    The Goodbye People

                                      • PG
                                      • 104 min
                                      • Comedy

                                      An elderly man is determined to reopen the Coney Island boardwalk hot dog stand he closed twenty-two years earlier for renovation, despite the fact he's recovering from a severe heart attack and it's the middle of February.

                                      The Importance of Being Earnest (1986)

                                      The Importance of Being Earnest

                                        • Unrated
                                        • 110 min

                                        Algy and Jack discover that they have both been "Bunberrying", that is, assuming different identities in order to enjoy themselves in a guilt-free manner. Jack's pretending to be his foolish younger brother, Ernest in order to be a model of moral rectitude to his young ward, Cecily. Jack intends to propose to Gwendolyn--that is until he discovers that she loves him because his name is Ernest. He sets about being rechristened. And when Cecily intends to meet her bad cousin...