1989 July Movies

Parenthood (1989)

Parenthood

  • 93%
  • PG-13
  • 124 min
  • Comedy

The story of the Buckman family and friends, attempting to bring up their children. They suffer/enjoy all the events that occur: estranged relatives, the "black sheep" of the family, the eccentrics, the skeletons in the closet, and the rebellious teenagers.

Weekend at Bernie's (1989)

Weekend at Bernie's

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

Two novice insurance agents attempt to cover up the fact that their boss has been murdered when they arrive at his beach house for a weekend party.

When Harry Met Sally... (1989)

When Harry Met Sally...

    • R
    • 96 min
    • Comedy

    Harry and Sally meet when she gives him a ride to New York after they both graduate from the University of Chicago. The film jumps through their lives as they both search for love, but fail, bumping into each other time and time again. Finally a close friendship blooms between them, and they both like having a friend of the opposite sex. But then they are confronted with the problem: "Can a man and a woman be friends, without sex getting in the way?"

    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.

      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...

      My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown (1989)

      My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown

        • R
        • 103 min
        • Biography

        In this true story told through flashbacks, Christy Brown is born with crippling cerebral palsy into a poor, working-class Irish family. Able only to control movement in his left foot and to speak in guttural sounds, he is mistakenly believed to be retarded for the first ten years of his life.

        Majo no takkyƻbin (1989)

        Majo no takkyûbin

        • 100%
        • G
        • 103 min
        • Animation

        A young witch, on her mandatory year of independent life, finds fitting into a new community difficult while she supports herself by running an air courier service.

        Cutting Class (1989)

        Cutting Class

        • 29%
        • R
        • 91 min
        • Comedy

        High school student Paula Carson's affections are being sought after by two of her classmates: Dwight, the "bad boy", and Brian, a disturbed young man who has just been released from a mental hospital where he was committed following the suspicious death of his father. Soon after being released, more murders start happening. Is Brian back to his old tricks, or is Dwight just trying to eliminate th

        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".

        UHF (1989)

        UHF

          • PG-13
          • 97 min
          • Comedy

          An unemployed visionary finds a job as the manager of a television station his uncle owns. Unfortunately, due to gambling debts, the uncle is forced to consider selling the station to a rival station's owner. With popular less-than-network standards of programming, George and his friends try to save the town's new favorite station.

          Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989)

          Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan

            • NONE
            • 100 min
            • Horror

            The graduating class of the local high school is going on a cruise with Jason as a stowaway. The heroine believes she was almost drowned by Jason as a child. Jason eventually sinks the boat and kills many of the students on it, but many of them escape to Manhattan. A long battle with Jason ensues until Jason is washed away in the New York sewers by a midnight flooding of toxic waste.

            Teddy's code-breaking skills soon provide a promising lead, but the hospital refuses him access to records he...

            The Killer (1989)

            The Killer

              • R
              • 111 min
              • Action

              A hired killer accidentally blinds a beautiful nightclub singer during what was supposed to be his last murder. When he falls in love with her and accepts another contract in order to finance her cornea surgery, the stage is set for a long and bloody confrontation. A boisterous bullet opera from Woo, tempered as usual with his fascination with the notion of the honorable killer and with the doubling of similar men whom circumstances have placed on opposite sides of the law. Very heavy on the...

              Tetsuo (1989)

              Tetsuo

                • NONE
                • 67 min
                • Horror

                Tetsuo: The Iron Man is a 1989 Japanese cyberpunk film by cult-film director Shinya Tsukamoto produced by Japan Home Video. This, his third film, is an extremely graphic but also strikingly-filmed fantasy shot in the same low-budget, underground-production style as his first two films. Revolving around the transformation of people into grotesque hybrids of flesh and metal, Tetsuo is above all an overwhelming audiovisual experience, set to a brain-pounding score by Chu Ishikawa and complemented...

                Shag (1989)

                Shag

                  • PG
                  • 98 min
                  • Comedy

                  Summer of 1963. Carson is getting married to her boyfriend so her friends Melaina, Pudge and Luanne take her to Myrtle Beach for one last irresponsible weekend.

                  Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland (1989)

                  Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland

                    • G
                    • 85 min
                    • Family

                    This is the world of a childs dream where anything and everything is possible. Where timeless, and where imagination has no boundaries. Welcome to the dream world of Little Nemo. On one unforgettable night, Nemo falls asleep and enters into his dream world and with the help of his new found friends, Professor Genius and Nemos flying pet squirrelIcarus, they all journey together into Slumberland, beautiful utopia where all its people live in perfect harmony together.

                    Ariel (1989)

                    Ariel

                      • Unrated
                      • 150 min
                      • Comedy

                      The Earth is being invaded by aliens. Fortunately, the aliens are so concerned about budgets and the cost of the invasion that they haven't succeeded yet. To defend the Earth, Dr Kishida has designed ARIEL, a giant robot shaped in the likeness of a woman with body-armor. Unfortunately, he has selected his relatives (his grand-daughters Aya and Kazumi Kishida, and his niece Mia Kawai) to be the pilots, and they are far more interested in their own lives.

                      Babar: The Movie (1989)

                      Babar: The Movie

                        • 70 min
                        • Animation

                        Children's book authors Jean and Laurent de Brunhoff's most beloved elephant comes to the big screen in this animated family tale. Elephant monarch King Babar tells the tale, that unfolds via flashback, of how a much-younger Barbar and his girlfriend Celeste save her village from the pugnacious rhinoceroses that have come to raid it.

                        Creature Comforts (1989)

                        Creature Comforts

                        • 93%
                        • PG
                        • 5 min
                        • Animation

                        Off camera, with her microphone in view, an interviewer asks creatures at the zoo to talk about how they like their accommodations, what's good and what's bad, and what they miss about their old land. The animals interviewed include a family of polar bears - the youngest of whom likes it there, a large Brazilian cat (who misses the space and the heat of the Amazon), an ape who's a bit bored, a lemur, a turtle who reads for escape, and a chicken who compares her life favorably to...

                        Dangerous Curves (1989)

                        Dangerous Curves

                          • PG
                          • 93 min
                          • Comedy

                          Two college student decide to go spend some quality time at a beauty pageant with the help of their Porsche.

                          - Written by

                          Steve Richer <[email protected]>

                          Eat a Bowl of Tea (1989)

                          Eat a Bowl of Tea

                            • 102 min
                            • Drama

                            A study in culture bridging, including ... a new US-born husband, trying to work within the traditional ways, a new China-born wife, eager to join the "dream" of America, two family-minded fathers, lots of gender-related social bifurcations.