1989 March Movies

Heathers (1989)

Heathers

    • R
    • 103 min
    • Comedy

    A girl who half-heartedly tries to be part of the "in crowd" of her school meets a rebel who teaches her a more devious way to play social politics.

    Lean on Me (1989)

    Lean on Me

    • 67%
    • PG-13
    • 108 min
    • Action

    When principal Joe Clark (Morgan Freeman) takes over decaying Eastside High School, he's faced with students wearing gang colors and graffiti-covered walls. Determined to do anything he must to turn the school around, he expels suspected drug dealers, padlocks doors and demands effort and results from students, staff and parents. Autocratic to a fault, this real-life educator put it all on the lin

    Leviathan (1989)

    Leviathan

    • 17%
    • R
    • 98 min
    • Adventure

    Underwater deep-sea miners encounter a Soviet wreck and bring back a dangerous cargo to their base on the ocean floor with horrifying results. The crew of the mining base must fight to survive against a genetic mutation that hunts them down one by one.

    Troop Beverly Hills (1989)

    Troop Beverly Hills

      • PG
      • 100 min
      • Adventure

      Phyllis, a Beverly Hills housewife, is in the middle of a divorce, she tries to find focus in her life by taking over her daughter's (Hannah) Wilderness Girl troop.

      New York Stories (1989)

      New York Stories

      • 73%
      • PG
      • 124 min
      • Comedy

      Three stories happening in New York. The first, by Scorsese, is about a painter who creates his works helped by high volume music and an attractive assistant; second, by Coppola, is about a rich and bold 12 years old who helps her separated parents to reconciliate; third, by Allen, is a witty piece of comedy about the impossibility of getting rid of the son's role.

      Dream a Little Dream (1989)

      Dream a Little Dream

        • PG-13
        • 114 min
        • Comedy

        Bobby Kellar has a crush on Lainie Diamond, girlfriend of school jerk Joel. Coleman is working on an experiment which will help him move into a place where Dreams are reality. When an accident occurs Coleman finds himself in Bobby's body and can only contact Bobby in his dreams. Part of his wife's mind has also ended up in Lainie. To bring his and his wife's body back to reality, Coleman must agree to fix Bobby's messed up life.

        Chances Are (1989)

        Chances Are

        • 65%
        • 108 min
        • Comedy

        Alex has a lifetime full of wonderful memories. But unfortunately, they're not his.

        Cannibal Women in the Avocado Jungle of Death (1989)

        Cannibal Women in the Avocado Jungle of Death

          • R
          • 90 min
          • Action

          The government hires a feminist at the local university to track down the Piranha Women living in the uncharted Avocado Jungle (westernmost outpost is San Bernardino) to convince them to move to a reservation condo in Malibu. She hires a guide at the edge of the jungle, a male chauvinist pig, and they have many arguments about men and women as they work their way in, and eventually confront the Piranha Women. Written by Ed Sutton <[email protected]>

          The Church (1989)

          The Church

            • R
            • 102 min
            • Horror

            In medieval Europe, crusading knights massacre a village full of suspected devil worshipers and build a large Gothic church above the cursed remains. It is now present day, and this elaborate cathedral still stands. But when its sealed crypt is accidentally reopened, a group of people trapped inside the church become possessed by the fury of the damned! Can the blood of the innocent survive this unholy communion, or will the ultimate demonic evil be unleashed upon the world?!

            Scandal (1989)

            Scandal

              • R
              • 115 min
              • Drama

              An English bon-vivant osteopath is enchanted with a young exotic dancer and invites her to live with him. He serves as friend and mentor, and through his contacts and parties she and her friend meet and date members of the Conservative Party. Eventually a scandal occurs when her affair with the Minister of War goes public, threatening their lifestyles and their freedom. Based on the Profumo scandal of 1963.

              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.

              Anything But Love

                • PG-13
                • 30 min
                • Comedy

                Marty and Hannah are two co-workers who are attracted to each other, but don't want to spoil their friendship by starting a romantic relationship. Written by Afterburner <[email protected]>

                Arena (1989)

                Arena

                  • PG-13
                  • 115 min
                  • Sci-Fi

                  An intergalactic fighting competition between champions of various worlds has traditionally been won by a species much larger and stronger than humans. Entering the contest, a human finds he has to battle against not just his opponents and his self-doubts, but the corrupt system. Far in the future, on a distant space station, the legendary Arena is where the best fighters from every planet come to vie for the championship. But for over half a century, no Earthling has been good enough to be a...

                  Crime Zone (1989)

                  Crime Zone

                    • R
                    • 96 min
                    • Action

                    In a post-nuclear future, crime has been eliminated in the city of Soleil through a strict class structure imposed upon the population. Two illegal young lovers are enticed into becoming criminals by a shady guy who promises them a way out of the city so they can continue their lives in peace.

                    Dark Tower (1989)

                    Dark Tower

                      • R
                      • 91 min
                      • Thriller

                      When a window-washer falls to his death from the side of a Barcelona high-rise office building (also killing a unsuspecting pedestrian), security consultant Dennis Randall is called in to investigate. Although he first believes the deaths to be accidental, he soon comes to realize that some strange force is at work inside the building. What could be causing these accidents? More importantly, is there any way it can be stopped? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <[email protected]>

                      Dead Bang (1989)

                      Dead Bang

                      • 30%
                      • R
                      • 102 min
                      • Crime

                      A cop is gunned down on Xmas eve. Jerry Beck, the homicide cop given the job of hunting the killer, investigates some leads which bring him into contact with a group of white supremacy extremists. In addition to the racists, Beck also has to contend with an unhelpful FBI agent.

                      Dial Code Santa Claus (1989)

                      Dial Code Santa Claus

                        • 87 min
                        • Horror

                        Thomas, a very intelligent and resourceful child, is left alone with his beloved and fragile granddad on Christmas Eve, when a psychopath dressed as Santa Claus breaks into their mansion and starts chasing them. Thomas will do whatever he can to save himself and his granddad, leaving much of his childhood innocence behind. Written by DupontavecunT

                        Don't Panic (1989)

                        Don't Panic

                          • Unrated
                          • 90 min
                          • Horror

                          On his seventeenth birthday, Michael is given a present of a Ouija board by Tony his best friend. At a session, Tony using a medium known to him only as "Virgil", unwittingly unlocks the evil forces of the board. Soon there is a wave of violent killings and the chief suspect appears to be Michael. He has been witness to all the killings via premonitions and out of body experiences. Is Michael the killer? Can he prove his innocence or is someone else being possessed by the evil...

                          Farewell to the King (1989)

                          Farewell to the King

                          • 55%
                          • PG-13
                          • 115 min
                          • Action

                          An American soldier who escapes the execution of his comrades by Japanese soldiers in Borneo during WWII becomes the leader of a personal empire among the headhunters in this war story told in the style of Joseph Conrad and Rudyard Kipling. The American is reluctant to rejoin the fight against the Japanese on the urging of a British commando team but conducts a war of vengeance when the Japanese attack his adopted people.

                          Francesco (1989)

                          Francesco

                            • R
                            • 157 min
                            • Biography

                            The life of St. Francis of Assisi (1181-1226) as related by followers who gather after his death to tell stories so that Leone can record them: a privileged and virile youth, a prisoner of war, an heir who turns away from his father and gives all to the poor, a beggar for others, and an inspiration to friends who accept the Gospels' life of poverty. He seeks the Pope's blessing, and he endures persecution at the hands of the family of Chiara Offreduccio (1194-1253), who becomes St....