1989 February Movies

Johanna d'Arc of Mongolia (1989)

Johanna d'Arc of Mongolia

    • Unrated
    • 165 min
    • Comedy

    A group of cosmopolitan women passengers aboard the Trans-Siberian/Mongolian Railway are taken prisoner by Ulan Iga, a warrior princess.

    Kinjite: Forbidden Subjects (1989)

    Kinjite: Forbidden Subjects

      • R
      • 97 min
      • Action

      A Tokyo businessman (Hiroshi Hada), transferred to L.A, molests a teenage girl on a train. It turns out that the girl is the daughter of a vice cop. But in one of those plot twists that can only occur in the movies, the cop is assigned to find the businessman's own daughter who has been kidnapped and forced into a teen prostitution ring.

      Perry Mason: The Case of the Lethal Lesson (1989)

      Perry Mason: The Case of the Lethal Lesson

        • Unrated
        • 95 min
        • Mystery

        Ken Malansky is a law student attending a class being taught by Perry Mason. When a friend tells him that his girlfriend was assaulted by a fellow student, Ken rushes to the university's mock courtroom to confront him and finds him dead. The murder weapon was Ken's own knife. Perry is reluctant to take on his case, especially since the victim was the son of a close friend.

        - Written by

        Kevin Ackley <[email protected]>

        Play Me Something (1989)

        Play Me Something

          • Unrated
          • 72 min
          • Drama

          A collection of seemingly unrelated individuals wait in a small island airport. Their flight is delayed, and each takes a turn to tell the others a story from his or her life. All small island stories of ordinary, uninspiring lives. Until one man, The Stranger, tells his story of a summer romance in Venice.

          Redneck Zombies (1989)

          Redneck Zombies

            • R
            • 84 min
            • Horror

            In the back-woods of America live a very special kind of people. Friendly, decent, hard-working dirt farmers. When they accidentally drink a barrel of nuclear waste they turn into tobacco chewing, flesh eating, cannibal kinfolk from hell. Meanwhile, seven sophisticated city slickers on vacation get lost in the woods and encounter a nightmare world of these illiterate, and extremely insensitive, undead. While the tourists hikers use all their wits and courage to stay alive, more...

            Riding Bean (1989)

            Riding Bean

              • 45 min
              • Action

              A superhuman outlaw courier and his female partner/manager are framed for the kidnapping of a millionaire's daughter.

              Runaway (1989)


                • Unrated
                • 58 min
                • Drama

                After witnessing the accidental death of a friend who was attempting to rescue him from bullies, an African-American boy blames himself and, stricken with guilt, hides out among underground street people in New York. Written by Phil Boroff

                SnakeEater (1989)


                  • R
                  • 91 min
                  • Action

                  The Snake Eaters are an elite division of the Marines especially trained for search and destroy missions. This actioner chronicles the exploits of one of them who has become a cop. Known as a tough loner, he returns to find the band of backwoods bad-guys who killed his parents and abducted his sister.

                  Tap (1989)


                    • PG-13
                    • 111 min
                    • Comedy

                    Max Washington has just been released from prison after serving time for burglary. He returns to his old hangout, a hoofer club. His old girl friend, Amy, who still works at the club as a Tap instructor, is less than thrilled to see him. Her father, Little Mo, is happy to see him, because he has plans for a show involving Max. In addition, Max's old partners in crime have another job for him.

                    The Icicle Thief (1989)

                    The Icicle Thief

                      • 90 min
                      • Comedy

                      The director Maurizio Nichetti is invited by a TV studio to introduce a screening of his best-known film, the neo-realist classic 'Ladri di saponette'. But Nichetti is horrified to discover that his black-and-white tale of life in poverty is constantly interrupted by garish colour commercials, and even more horrified when a power cut in the studio causes film and commercials to be mixed up -a glamorous model finds herself in the arms of an unemployed pauper, while his wife finds herself in...

                      The Tall Guy (1989)

                      The Tall Guy

                        • R
                        • 92 min
                        • Comedy

                        An American actor in England tries to find love and work.

                        The Toxic Avenger Part II (1989)

                        The Toxic Avenger Part II

                          • R
                          • 96 min
                          • Action

                          The Toxic Avenger is lured to Tokyo, Japan by the evil corporation Apocalypse Inc. So while the Toxic Avenger is fighting crime in Tokyo, Apocalypse Inc. spread evil in Tromaville.

                          True Believer (1989)

                          True Believer

                          • 95%
                          • R
                          • 105 min
                          • Drama

                          Eddie Dodd is a burnt out former civil rights lawyer who now specializes in defending drug dealers. Roger Baron, newly graduated from law school, has followed Eddie's great cases and now wants to learn at his feet. With Roger's idealistic prodding, Eddie reluctantly takes on a case of a young Korean man who, according to his mother, has been in jail for eight years for a murder he didn't commit.

                          Who's Harry Crumb? (1989)

                          Who's Harry Crumb?

                          • 30%
                          • PG-13
                          • 94 min
                          • Comedy

                          Harry Crumb is a bumbling and inept private investigator who is hired to solve the kidnapping of a young heiress which he's not expected to solve because his employer is the mastermind behind the kidnapping.

                          Wicked Stepmother (1989)

                          Wicked Stepmother

                            • PG-13
                            • 90 min
                            • Comedy

                            A mother/daughter pair of witches descend on a yuppie family's home and cause havoc, one at a time since they share one body & the other must live in a cat the rest of the time. Now it's up to the family's mother, a private detective and a suspended police officer to try and stop the witches. Written by Anonymous

                            Zatôichi (1989)


                              • 116 min
                              • Action

                              This is a blood-stained epic that shows the frailties of a man at odds with the Bushido Code. After being released from jail, Zatoichi finds himself caught between two rival bands of yakuza. As the story unfolds, Zatoichi confronts a group of crooked gamblers, protects the children of his village, and eventually seeks comfort in the arms of a beautiful woman.