1986 November Movies (By Date)

The Malibu Bikini Shop (1986)

The Malibu Bikini Shop

    • R
    • 99 min
    • Comedy

    After inheriting a failing bikini shop, two recent grads decide to make a go of it. One, in the hopes of building it into a successful business, the other, in the hopes of getting to look at lots of women in (and out) of swimsuits. As they try more and more outrageous ways of drumming up business, their antics begin attracting some unwanted attention. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher

    Inside Out (1986)

    Inside Out

      • R
      • 87 min
      • Drama

      An agoraphobic must give up his sheltered life and venture outside after a series of personal and financial problems.

      What Every Frenchwoman Wants (1986)

      What Every Frenchwoman Wants

        • 95 min
        • Comedy

        Roger is a 16-year-old who seeks to lose his virginity in this softcore erotic drama. His initial efforts are unsuccessful, but World War I breaks out and men are seen marching off to battle. Roger goes overboard when he is presented with several amorous opportunities. He soon impregnates the maid, his aunt, and his sister in quick succession. Roger desperately tries to marry off the women to other men to avoid a lurid scandal.

        Lamb (1986)


          • 110 min
          • Drama

          Michael Lamb is a Father questioning his calling, in a Reform School in Ireland. When young epileptic runaway Eoin is sent to the school, the two recognise kindred spirits and escape to London together. With the police on their tail and the money running out however, Lamb is forced to make some terrible decisions.

          Tai-Pan (1986)


            • R
            • 127 min
            • Adventure

            The film begins following the British victory of the first Opium War and the seizure of Hong Kong. Although the island is largely uninhabited and the terrain unfriendly, it has a large port that both the British government and various trading companies believe will be useful for the import of merchandise to be traded on mainland China, a highly lucrative market.

            Something Wild (1986)

            Something Wild

            • 88%
            • R
            • 113 min
            • Comedy

            A free-spirited woman "kidnaps" a yuppie for a weekend of adventure. But the fun quickly takes a dangerous turn when her ex-con husband shows up.

            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.

            Sid and Nancy (1986)

            Sid and Nancy

              • R
              • 112 min
              • Biography

              A lacerating love story, 'Sid & Nancy' chronicles the brief, intense attachment of two of punk's most notorious poster children, Sex Pistols bassist Sid Vicious and his girlfriend, Nancy Spungen.

              Nobody's Fool (1986)

              Nobody's Fool

                • PG-13
                • 107 min
                • Comedy

                Cassie has a miserable job in a bar, is lonely and depressed. Her boyfriend left her when she told him that she's pregnant. After several failed suicide attempts she'd given away her baby for adoption - and regrets it now. When a theater group from L.A. comes to the small town Buckeye, she meets stage technician Riley. Discreetly he starts wooing her... she likes him very much, but still has feelings for her former boyfriend Billy too. Written by Tom Zoerner...

                Quiet Cool (1986)

                Quiet Cool

                  • R
                  • 80 min
                  • Action

                  This actioner is set in a remote, heavily forested area in Northern California where marijuana growers raise their illegal crops and run whole communities with their terrorist tactics and wealth. The tale centers on the efforts of a fearless New York cop to free one such community from the tyranny of the pot growers. It begins with a surveyor who is leading the town's crooked sheriff to a small marijuana field he has just discovered. The surveyor is killed before he can get there. Joshua, a...

                  Perry Mason: The Case of the Shooting Star (1986)

                  Perry Mason: The Case of the Shooting Star

                    • Unrated
                    • 120 min
                    • Documentary

                    A comedian hatches a great joke: rig a fake killing live on TV. He takes a gun with blanks, and shoots his accomplice during a talk show. Happy that his joke has been successful, he walks away. His accomplice is really dead, however, and nearly a million viewers saw him pull the trigger.

                    - Written by

                    Murray Chapman <[email protected]>

                    "227" The Great Manhunt

                      • PG
                      • 30 min
                      • Comedy
                      Dot and the Whale (1986)

                      Dot and the Whale

                        • Unrated
                        • 75 min
                        • Animation

                        Dot & the Whale Dot and her Dolphin friends are playing along the shore one day. Soon they come across a very sad Whale named Tonga, who has washed up onto the beach. Tonga is in danger of being harmed by evil Whale-hunters and a cruel fish shop owner! Seeing that her new friend is in trouble, Dot just might have a few clever ideas to go about helping.

                        The George McKenna Story (1986)

                        The George McKenna Story

                          • G
                          • 100 min
                          • Documentary

                          The true story of a teacher in Los Angeles who becomes the Principal of George Washington Memorial High School. The school and its students are affected by the normal life of gangs and drugs in their lives. McKenna wanted to give the students a real choice at education and all it offered for their future. But he faced teachers used to the reality of their school, parents unable or unwilling to give the kids the support they needed, and kids just wanting to survive the streets...

                          Disorder (1986)


                            • Unrated
                            • 91 min
                            • Documentary

                            Three young friends steal some music equipment for their struggling post-punk band and, in a panic, kill the shop’s owner. Assayas’ debut feature examines, with characteristic restraint and acuity, the psychological fallout as the band unravels—and each of its members grapple with their own feelings of guilt, paranoia, and despair.

                            Every Time We Say Goodbye (1986)

                            Every Time We Say Goodbye

                              • PG-13
                              • 98 min
                              • Drama

                              An American flyer who joined the RAF before his country was in the war is recovering from a leg injury in Jerusalem. Through an English friend he meets a quiet Jewish girl whose close-knit family originally came from Spain. The two are attracted to each other but she is convinced their diverse backgrounds mean it could never work.

                              Wired to Kill (1986)

                              Wired to Kill

                                • R
                                • 86 min
                                • Action

                                After a plague devastates mankind, survivors attempt to return to normalcy in an industrial "quarantine zone." One such survivor is handy with robotics, and after a violent home invasion, he decides to get revenge using his skills.

                                Neon Maniacs (1986)

                                Neon Maniacs

                                  • R
                                  • 91 min
                                  • Horror

                                  Something disturbing is going on in San Francisco each and every night. Certain locals who are out at night, are being set upon and slain, by someone or something, to be found in the morning mutilated or parts missing. Ocassionally they are never found at all ditto the parts that go missing. Tonight one teen is going to witness a massacre at the hands of this lethal mystery. And might be able to shed some light over it to the cops. That is if she survives the night. Written by suspicous

                                  Slaughter High (1986)

                                  Slaughter High

                                    • R
                                    • 90 min
                                    • Comedy

                                    Eight different people are invited to their 10-year high school reunion at their now-closed down high school where a former student, disfigured from a prank gone wrong, is there to seek revenge.

                                    Hoosiers (1986)


                                      • PG
                                      • 114 min
                                      • Drama

                                      High school basketball is king in small-town Indiana, and the 1954 Hickory Huskers are all hope and no talent. But their new coach -- abrasive, unlikable Norman Dale -- whips the team into shape ... while also inciting controversy.