1989 February Movies (By Date)

Arabesk (1989)

Arabesk

    • 105 min
    • Comedy

    This is the tragicomic story of two lovers who cannot ever get together.

    The Tall Guy (1989)

    The Tall Guy

      • R
      • 92 min
      • Comedy

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

      Bicycleran (1989)

      Bicycleran

        • Unrated
        • 95 min
        • Drama

        The wife of Nasim, an Afghan immigrant in Iran, is gravely ill. He needs money to pay for her care, but his day labor digging wells does not pay enough. A friend connects Nasim to a two-bit promoter who sells tickets to watch Nasim ride a bicycle continuously for a week. The promoter brings in sick and aged spectators, haranguing them to find hope in Nasim's strength. Aided by his son, who feeds him as he rides, Nasim grinds out the days and shivering nights. Local officials believe this...

        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.

          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

            Her Alibi (1989)

            Her Alibi

            • 15%
            • PG
            • 94 min
            • Comedy

            A writer of BAD detective novels is in full writers' block. He pretends to be the alibi of a beautiful woman who was arrested for murder at first thinking her innocent, but as she shows more and more interesting abilities (such as knife throwing) he begins to doubt his first assessment.

            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.

              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.

              Zatôichi (1989)

              Zatôichi

                • 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.

                Runaway (1989)

                Runaway

                  • 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

                  Sleepaway Camp III: Teenage Wasteland (1989)

                  Sleepaway Camp III: Teenage Wasteland

                  • 14%
                  • R
                  • 80 min
                  • Comedy

                  Psychotic Angela is itching to do what she does best: slaughter dozens of teenage campers. As luck would have it, the previous site of her murders has been renamed and converted into an experimental summer camp meant to bring together privileged and lower-class teens. On the day the youths are boarding the buses to camp, Angela runs over a potential camper with a garbage truck and assumes her identity. Once she has infiltrated the camp, the real terror begins.

                  Future Force (1989)

                  Future Force

                    • R
                    • 84 min
                    • Action

                    John Tucker is the notoriously feared leader of the Civilian Operated Police State, a ruthless band of bounty hunters formed to restore order in a city overrun with crime. In the name of the law, and armed with an arsenal of weapons, he will stop at nothing to capture each bounty. But when corruption is exposed within the C.O.P.S. organization--instead of upholding the law--John Tucker will be forced to fight it. Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

                    Cousins (1989)

                    Cousins

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

                    Two couples go to a mutual friends wedding, and end up swapping partners.

                    The Fly II (1989)

                    The Fly II

                    • 27%
                    • R
                    • 105 min
                    • Horror

                    Martin Brundle, born of the human/fly, is adopted by his father's place of employment (Bartok Inc.) while the employees simply wait for his mutant chromosomes to come out of their dormant state.

                    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]>

                      Tap (1989)

                      Tap

                        • 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.

                        Elephant (1989)

                        Elephant

                          • Unrated
                          • 39 min
                          • Crime

                          A depiction of a series of violent killings in Northern Ireland with no clue as to exactly who is responsible.

                          - Written by

                          Anonymous

                          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...

                            Major League (1989)

                            Major League

                            • 81%
                            • R
                            • 107 min
                            • Comedy

                            The Cleveland Indians have gone 34 years without a division title. Team owner Donald Phelps has died, and his snobby wife Rachel Phelps, a former showgirl, has taken over as the new owner. Some in the media think Rachel shouldn't be the owner of a baseball team. Rachel hates Cleveland, so she makes plans to move the Indians to the warmer climate of Miami, Florida, but she can't break the team's lease with Cleveland unless the team's attendance for the season is below 800,000. Rachel's plan is...

                            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...