1989 Crime Movies

Tango & Cash (1989)

Tango & Cash

  • 39%
  • R
  • 104 min
  • Action

Ray Tango and Gabriel Cash are narcotics detectives who, while both being extremely successful, can't stand each other. Crime Lord Yves Perret, furious at the loss of income that Tango and Cash have caused him, frames the two for murder. Caught with the murder weapon on the scene of the crime, the two have alibi. Thrown into prison with most of the criminals they helped convict, it appears that they are going to have to trust each other if they are to clear their names and catch the evil Perret.

Turner and Hooch (1989)

Turner and Hooch

  • 62%
  • PG
  • 97 min
  • Comedy

Scott Turner has 3 days left in the local police department before he moves to a bigger city to get some "real" cases, not just misdemeanors. Then Amos Reed is murdered, and Scott Turner sets himself on the case. The closest thing to a witness in the case is Amos Reed's dog, Hooch, which Scott Turner has to take care of if it's going to avoid being "put to sleep".

License to Kill (1989)

License to Kill

    • PG-13
    • 133 min
    • Action

    James Bond and his American colleague Felix Leiter arrest the drug lord Sanchez who succeeds in escaping and takes revenge on Felix and his wife. Bond knows but just one thing: revenge.

    The Cook, the Thief, His Wife, and Her Lover (1989)

    The Cook, the Thief, His Wife, and Her Lover

      • NC-17
      • 98 min
      • Drama

      The wife of a barbaric crime boss engages in a secretive romance with a gentle bookseller between meals at her husband's restaurant. Food, colour coding, sex, murder, torture and cannibalism are the exotic fare in this beautifully filmed but brutally uncompromising modern fable which has been interpreted as an allegory for Thatcherism.

      Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)

      Lethal Weapon 2

      • 83%
      • R
      • 113 min
      • Action

      Los Angeles police sergeant Roger Murtaugh and his partner, Sergeant Martin Riggs, are working on yet another drug related case. Soon after finding 1 million dollars worth of South African krugerrand in a crashed red BMW after a chase, Riggs and Murtaugh are assigned to keep an eye on Leo Getz, who is scheduled to testify in a case. There are people who don't want Leo to testify, and they are a group of drug smugglers led by Arjen Rudd, the minister of diplomatic affairs for the South African...

      Sea of Love (1989)

      Sea of Love

      • 76%
      • R
      • 113 min
      • Crime

      Frank Keller is a New York detective investigating a case of a serial killer who finds the victims through the lonely hearts column in newspapers. Keller falls in love with Helen, the main suspect in the case.

      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.

      The Package (1989)

      The Package

      • 64%
      • R
      • 108 min
      • Action

      Experienced Green Beret sergeant Johnny Gallagher is escorting a prisoner, Airborne Ranger Thomas Boyette, back to the US, but Boyette escapes and Gallagher must risk life and limb to catch him.

      The Punisher (1989)

      The Punisher

      • 24%
      • R
      • 89 min
      • Action

      When Frank Castle's family is murdered by criminals, he wages war on crime as a vigilante assassin known only as the Punisher.

      Next of Kin (1989)

      Next of Kin

      • 50%
      • R
      • 108 min
      • Action

      Chicago cop Truman Gates has alienated his rural Kentucky relatives by living in the big city. Truman is happily married to Jessie, a violinist and music teacher. Back on the family spread in Kentucky, Truman's older brother Briar Gates, who has had to struggle ever since the local coal mine was closed down, resents Truman for moving to Chicago and for convincing their younger brother, Gerald Gates, to do the same. Gerald, a truck driver for a vending machine company, feels torn between Truman...

      Blind Fury (1989)

      Blind Fury

      • 58%
      • R
      • 86 min
      • Action

      A blind Vietnam vet, trained as a swordfighter, comes to America and helps to rescue the son of a fellow soldier.

      See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989)

      See No Evil, Hear No Evil

      • 18%
      • R
      • 103 min
      • Action

      A man is murdered. Two men witness it. A blind man who hears the killer, and a deaf man who sees her. The police don't think they're credible witnesses, but the killers don't want to take any chances. The two men must now work together to save themselves and bring the killers to justice.

      Black Rain (1989)

      Black Rain

        • R
        • 125 min
        • Action

        Two New York cops get involved in a gang war between members of the Yakuza, the Japanese Mafia. They arrest one of their killers and are ordered to escort him back to Japan. In Japan, however, he manages to escape. As they try to track him down, they get deeper and deeper into the Japanese Mafia scene and they have to learn that they can only win by playing the game the Japanese way.

        Harlem Nights (1989)

        Harlem Nights

        • 21%
        • R
        • 116 min
        • Comedy

        "Sugar" Ray is the owner of an illegal casino, who contend with the pressures of vicious gangster and corrupt policemen who want to see him go out of business. In the world of organized crime and police corruption in the 1920s, any dastardly trick is fair!

        Drugstore Cowboy (1989)

        Drugstore Cowboy

        • 100%
        • R
        • 102 min
        • Crime

        Bob and his friends Dianne, Rick and Nadine have been drug addicts for years and live from one high to the next. Gus Van Sant attempts to show an intimate look into the lives of heroin addicts with his film Drugstore Cowboy.

        Lock Up (1989)

        Lock Up

        • 17%
        • R
        • 115 min
        • Action

        Frank Leone is nearing the end of his prison term for a relatively minor crime. Just before he is paroled, however, Warden Drumgoole takes charge. Drumgoole was assigned to a hell-hole prison after his administration was publicly humiliated by Leone, and has now arrived on the scene to ensure that Leone never sees the light of day.

        Fletch Lives (1989)

        Fletch Lives

        • 31%
        • PG
        • 95 min
        • Comedy

        Fletch is a fish out of water in small-town Louisiana, where he's checking out a tumbledown mansion he's inherited. When a woman he flirts with turns up dead, Fletch becomes a suspect and must find the killer and clear his name. In the meantime, he's got some serious home-ownership issues, such as termites and weird neighbors.

        Átame! (1989)

        Átame!

          • X
          • 111 min
          • Comedy

          Ricky is released from a mental hospital, and knows exactly what he wants to do. He hunts down Marina, a porn film star he once had sex with, and tries to convince here to be his wife. She is a bit reluctant, so he ties her up... Will this approach endear him to her ?

          We're No Angels (1989)

          We're No Angels

          • 50%
          • PG-13
          • 101 min
          • Comedy

          A couple of escaped convicts on the run find refuge with the Church when they are mistaken for two priests. The two are keen to flee but are unable to do so without the help of Molly.

          K-9 (1989)

          K-9

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

          The extravagant cop Michael Dooley needs some help to fight a drug dealer who has tried to kill him. A "friend" gives him a dog named Jerry Lee, who has been trained to smell drugs. With his help, Dooley sets out to put his enemy behind the bars, but Jerry Lee has a personality of his own and works only when he wants to. On the other hand, the dog is quite good at destroying Dooley's car, house and sex-life...