1989 April Movies

Girlfriend From Hell (1989)

Girlfriend From Hell

    • R
    • 92 min
    • Comedy

    The Devil is a woman! She is on the run and being pursued by God's "chaser", (who is an ex-lover coincidently). The chase drops her in the lap of an ongoing birthday party where shy Maggie is on a blind date with equally shy David. As the Devil inhabits Maggie's body the fun starts. First she proves that there is no one that she cannot offend, most especially her girlfriends when she takes their boyfriends upstairs for some killer (no shit) sex. As the bodys pile up the chaser...

    Going Down in Morocco (1989)

    Going Down in Morocco

      • Unrated
      • 83 min
      • Comedy

      A girl, who lives together with her cousin who earns some money by dealing and her boyfriend who is a policeman, is regularly transporting some drugs from Morocco for her cousin. As all of them smoke grass from time to time there is need for more. Deciding to take a friend of hers who has just left home down to Morocco for a transport she gets problems because it is the first time for her friend and this makes it difficult. But as all are very open minded there is no problem...

      K-9 (1989)

      K-9

      • 22%
      • PG-13
      • 101 min
      • Action

      Mike Dooley, who works on the San Diego narcotics squad, is working on a stakeout of drug kingpin Ken Lyman, and Mike barely escapes with his life as his car is blown up by a helicopter that was sent by Lyman. Later, Mike is given a partner -- a dog named Jerry Lee. Mike doesn't like Jerry Lee, but he begins to warm up to Jerry Lee when Jerry Lee shows how helpful he can be. Mike wants to know where Lyman's next drug shipment will take place, and Jerry Lee helps Mike. In order to keep Mike from...

      Miss Firecracker (1989)

      Miss Firecracker

        • PG
        • 102 min
        • Comedy

        Carnelle isn't happy with her life, so in order to improve herself she enters a local beauty contest, trying to emulate her cousin Elain's win many years ago. Few think she can win, even her closest friends and relatives (e.g. slightly mad cousin Delmount) think she's heading for a big disappointment, but Carnelle is ever hopeful, seeing a win as a ticket to escape her small town in Mississippi.

        Moontrap (1989)

        Moontrap

          • R
          • 92 min
          • Horror

          The Space Shuttle returns to earth, but some of the equipment brought back on it begins to behave strangely. Scientists are unsure what is happening, and decide to take all necessary precautions.

          My Heart Is That Eternal Rose (1989)

          My Heart Is That Eternal Rose

            • Unrated
            • 91 min
            • Action

            The triangular relationship between Lap (Joey Wang). Rick (Kenny Bee) and Cheung (Tony Leung) is the backbone of this film. Lap's father was once a triad; he retired and opened a bar near seashore. Rick worked there and was a couple with Lap. Force by an old partner, Lap's father assisted in trafficking of his father, Lap became the mistress of Godfather Shen. Cheung was her driver and loved her deeply. Six years later, Rick became a professional assassinator and returned to Hong Kong for a...

            My Name is Bill W. (1989)

            My Name is Bill W.

              • Unrated
              • 100 min
              • Drama

              Based on the true story of Bill W. (James Woods), a successful stock broker whose life falls apart after the stock crash of the 20's and how he comes to grips with his alcoholism. Along with a fellow alcoholic (James Garner) he forms a support group that would eventually become Alcoholics Anonymous. Written by Humberto Amador

              My Nights Are More Beautiful Than Your Days (1989)

              My Nights Are More Beautiful Than Your Days

                • Unrated
                • 86 min
                • Drama

                A most whimsical, hurly-burly quasi-autobiographical love romp from the master of operatic intellectual romance! French pop star Jacques Dutronc is a genius computer programmer diagnosed with a terminal brain disease, and Sophie Marceau is the flighty main attraction of a hilariously surreal mentalist nightclub act. Embarking on a billowy, tempestuous May-September fling (mirroring Zulawski and Marceau’s own marriage), they both move through their respective childhood traumas, while...

                Neo Tokyo (1989)

                Neo Tokyo

                  • NONE
                  • 50 min
                  • Animation

                  Rintaro’s "Labrynth" is an elegant fantasy exploring a little girl’s impressionable imagination: The beginning of the three stories opens with a girl who, while keeping herself entertained at home with her pet cat, finds herself transported to a mysterious world. As she wanders the streets of this new world, surrounded by creatures of all sizes and shapes, she makes her way to an entrance that leads her to a tent. She is invited inside by a clown and she and her cat go inside to find…...

                  Never on Tuesday (1989)

                  Never on Tuesday

                    • 90 min
                    • Comedy

                    Matt and Eddie are two young men from the mid-west travelling to California to see the sights - primarily semi-clad women on beaches. They hop into their car and head off through the desert...

                    Parent Trap III (1989)

                    Parent Trap III

                      • Unrated
                      • 86 min
                      • Comedy

                      Triplets, Megan, Jessie and Lisa Wyatt have all returned from their summer vacations to discover that their father Jeffrey is getting married to snob Cassie McGuire. When Cassie hires decorator Susan Ever to redecorate their home, the triplets believe Susan is the right woman for their father. The planning begins... Written by Kelly

                      Perry Mason: The Case of the Musical Murder (1989)

                      Perry Mason: The Case of the Musical Murder

                        • Unrated
                        • 100 min
                        • Mystery

                        Perry has been in hospital for a knee operation but, while recovering, he sees Johnny out of the window. Johnny was a ex-stage manager for a musical called Polly in which while the star, film star, Amanda Cody, is scoring a big success, it's director Tony Franken is a right monster and after tearing through the cast and crew fires Johnny after Johnny stands up for himself. That night, Tony gets a phone call, goes down to the theatre and is shot. The police arrest Johnny and when...

                        Proud and Confident (1989)

                        Proud and Confident

                          • Unrated
                          • 90 min
                          • Action

                          Andy Lau leads a pack of arrogant new recruits at a training center for an elite police fighting force.

                          Return from the River Kwai (1989)

                          Return from the River Kwai

                            • PG-13
                            • 101 min
                            • War

                            A group of war prisoners has spilt blood, sweat and tears to construct a bridge over the river Kwai in Thailand. Just when the bridge is ready, an American bomber arrives and destroys it. Camp commander Tanaka wants to set an example and orders that some of the prisoners must be executed. Just in time major Harada arrives with orders that the healthiest prisoners must be transported to Japan by train and boat. A treacherous journey since the allied forces keep a close eye on railroads and...

                            She's Out of Control (1989)

                            She's Out of Control

                            • 11%
                            • PG
                            • 90 min
                            • Comedy

                            Doug Simpson lives alone with his two daughters Katie and Bonnie. Katie has just turned 15 and when Doug is out of town on a business trip she gets herself treatment at a beauty parlor. She removes her braces and her thick glasses. Without those, she is a beautiful young woman and the boys line up outside the front door to date her. But Doug won't accept that his *girl* is seeing *men*...

                            Speed Zone! (1989)

                            Speed Zone!

                              • PG
                              • 94 min
                              • Comedy

                              An illegal race that takes place over the United States and nothing will stop this bunch of racers except for the occasional cop or a damsel in distress. Jackie Chan's car is not in this one, but many new cars make up for that. Who will win? Who will crash? Who will not even finish? Sit down and buckle up for the ride of your life.

                              Tarzan in Manhattan (1989)

                              Tarzan in Manhattan

                                • PG
                                • 94 min
                                • Action

                                Tarzan goes to New York to rescue the chimp Cheetah, who has been captured by an evil animal experimenter. There, he teams up with Jane, a cab driver and daughter of an ex-cop private eye, who help Tarzan free Cheetah and his friends. Written by Glenn St-Germain <[email protected]>

                                The Blonde Fury (1989)

                                The Blonde Fury

                                  • Unrated
                                  • 90 min
                                  • Action

                                  While celebrating the smashing of a big New York counterfeit ring, the G-men find out that the top funny money man, Wong, has slipped away. Blackbelt Cynthia Rothrock is ordered to Hong Kong to get Wong. In Hong Kong, Wong goes into the printing business. Ostensibly, he publishes a newspaper. But his real business is still the forging of bank notes.

                                  The First Time is the Last Time (1989)

                                  The First Time is the Last Time

                                    • Unrated
                                    • 92 min
                                    • Drama

                                    A very dark, realistic women-in-prison film from Angel director, Raymond Leung. Carrie Ng plays Winnie, a young woman who is jailed after avenging her boyfriend's death at the hands of some ruthless gangsters. Once in prison, Winnie befriends another inmate who, secretly because of the underworld massacre, wants her dead.

                                    The Hillside Stranglers (1989)

                                    The Hillside Stranglers

                                      • 90 min
                                      • Crime

                                      The true chilling story of the "two of a kind", killing cousins Angelo Buono and Kenneth Bianchi, better known as the Hillside Stranglers, is told in this TV drama.