1989 April Movies (By Title)

Around the World in 80 Days (1989)

Around the World in 80 Days

    • G
    • 210 min
    • Adventure

    Around the World in 80 Days is a 1989 three-part television Eastmancolor miniseries originally broadcast on NBC. The production garnered three nominations for Emmy awards that year. Starring Pierce Brosnan as Phileas Fogg, Eric Idle as Passepartout, Julia Nickson as Princess Aouda, and Peter Ustinov as Detective Fix, the miniseries featured multiple cameo appearances, including Patrick Macnee, Simon Ward, and Christopher Lee as members of the Reform Club, and Robert Morley, who had a cameo in...

    Bionic Showdown: The Six Million Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman (1989)

    Bionic Showdown: The Six Million Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman

      • Unrated
      • 96 min
      • Action

      The Bionic Woman and the Six-Million-Dollar Man reunite--with a few younger bionic assistants--and try to catch a bionic spy.

      Bridge to Silence (1989)

      Bridge to Silence

        • Unrated
        • 100 min
        • Drama

        John and Peg are both deaf and they have a six year old daughter, Lisa. On their way to Peg's parents they have a car accident and John is killed. Peg has a nervous breakdown and Peg's mother temporarily takes care of Lisa. But when Peg recovers, her mother won't let her take care of her daughter and files a lawsuit to become Lisa's legal guardian. Written by Mattias Thuresson

        Champagne Charlie (1989)

        Champagne Charlie

          • Unrated
          • 190 min
          • Adventure

          This is the story of the Charles Heidsieck who opened the market for Champagne sales in America just prior to the American Civil War. He is a reluctant French spy and is captured and spends time in a Union prison. There are two parallel love stories (he is French) and some battles with his uncle for control of the family vineyard (because his father married his mother who the uncle also loved). Written by mark2-1

          Checking Out (1989)

          Checking Out

          • 20%
          • R
          • 96 min
          • Comedy

          Ray is a man obsessed with his own mortality. When Ray's best friend dies of a heart attack, Ray is convinced that all of his aches and pains are an indication of his own imminent death. His life turns into a slapstick farce of health-crazed anxiety and hypochondria, until he finally learns that all he has to fear is fear itself. Written by Witrack

          Chopper Chicks in Zombietown (1989)

          Chopper Chicks in Zombietown

            • R
            • 86 min
            • Comedy

            The title should be enough to explain the plot here. Riding around on their motorbikes, a gang of tough women bikers are the only thing that stands between a crowd of Zombies, which have been accidentally let out of their secure cave (!), and those still alive in the town. Written by Rob Hartill

            Cyborg (1989)

            Cyborg

            • 14%
            • R
            • 86 min
            • Action

            A martial artist hunts a killer in a plague-infested urban dump of the future.

            Dead Calm (1989)

            Dead Calm

            • 95%
            • R
            • 96 min
            • Thriller

            An Australian couple take a sailing trip in the Pacific to forget about a terrible accident. While on the open sea, in dead calm, they come across a ship with one survivor who is not at all what he seems.

            Disorganized Crime (1989)

            Disorganized Crime

            • 50%
            • R
            • 98 min
            • Action

            Lou Diamond Phillips and Fred Gwynne team up with a gang of professional criminals who have everything it takes to rob a bank. The only things they do have going for them are a cop and his partner, who are dumber than they are! By the time the gang hits the bank vault, it's a safe bet there's going to be organized insanity and disorganized crime!

            Don't Let Them Shoot the Kite (1989)

            Don't Let Them Shoot the Kite

              • Unrated
              • 109 min
              • Documentary

              In Türkiyë, when a woman is sent to prison, her small children stay with her. In this film, Inci (say "Injee") is sent to prison for murder in self-defense (which warrants incarceration in Türkiyë), and while there, develops a special friendship with a little boy who is the son of another inmate.

              - Written by

              Scott Andrew Hutchins <[email protected]>

              Edge of Sanity (1989)

              Edge of Sanity

                • R
                • 85 min
                • Horror

                When Henry Jekyll's experiments with cocaine have gotten out of control, he transforms into the hideous Jack Hyde. As Hyde he searches the London streets at night for his prey in whorehouses and opium dens. The police can't catch him, he has nothing to lose but his mind... Written by Mark J. Popp <[email protected]>

                Fast Food (1989)

                Fast Food

                  • 92 min
                  • Comedy

                  Auggie wants to make it big and has tried pretty much everything in order to do so. His next idea: turn his cousin's garage into a burger joint. To make it appealing, they develop a very very very special sauce. But beware, the king of fast food, Wrangler Bob, is out to get them...

                  Field of Dreams (1989)

                  Field of Dreams

                  • 87%
                  • PG
                  • 107 min
                  • Drama

                  Iowa farmer Ray Kinsella hears a voice in his corn field tell him, "If you build it, he will come." He interprets this message as an instruction to build a baseball field on his farm, upon which appear the ghosts of Shoeless Joe Jackson and the other seven Chicago White Sox players banned from the game for throwing the 1919 World Series. When the voices continue, Ray seeks out a reclusive author to help him understand the meaning of the messages and the purpose for his field.

                  Final Run (1989)

                  Final Run

                    • Unrated
                    • 87 min
                    • Action

                    This is Midnight Angel without the female caped-crusaders. Once again, Yukari Oshima steals the show as she seeks revenge against the drug overlord who killed her fiancee.

                    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...

                        Kickboxer (1989)

                        Kickboxer

                          • R
                          • 105 min
                          • Action

                          If your enemy refusesito be humbled... Destroy him. Accompanied by his brother Kurt (Van Damme), American kickboxing champion Eric Sloane (Dennis Alexio), arrives in Thailand to defeat the Eastern warriors at their own sport. His opponent: ruthless fighter and Thai champion, Tong Po. Tong not only defeats Eric, he paralyzes him for life. Crazed with anger, Kurt vows revenge. After a crash cours

                          Loverboy (1989)

                          Loverboy

                          • 44%
                          • PG-13
                          • 98 min
                          • Comedy

                          Randy Bodek works as a pizza delivery boy at Senor Pizza to make a few extra bucks. Some customers are special, though: When the order is for a pizza with extra anchovies, it means the female customers are looking for some loving. "Loverboy's" reputation soon makes him very popular, but when Mom Bodek suddenly feels like some extra anchovies, things are looking grim for young Randy

                          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.