1989 October Movies

Bride of Re-Animator (1989)

Bride of Re-Animator

    • R
    • 96 min
    • Comedy

    Herbert West once again revives the dead. This time, he brings Dan's ex-girlfriend's heart back inside a 'perfect' body. Dr. Hill returns as the evil nemesis who lost his head.

    Henry V (1989)

    Henry V

    • 100%
    • 137 min
    • Action

    Gritty adaption of William Shakespeare's play about the English King's bloody conquest of France.

    Look Who's Talking (1989)

    Look Who's Talking

    • 58%
    • PG-13
    • 93 min
    • Comedy

    Mollie is an accountant who has been having an affair with one of her clients, Albert, who happens to be married. When she becomes pregnant by him, she feels that he will be there always for her and the new baby. But when she gives birth, he breaks it off and Mollie is left to raise a new baby all by herself. She also is searching for the perfect father for her new son, Mikey. She meets James, a swift cab driver, who seems to be a perfect match with her and Mikey. But when Albert comes to her,...

    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...

    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.

    Halloween 5 (1989)

    Halloween 5

      • R
      • 96 min
      • Horror

      It's one year later after the events of Halloween 4. Michael survives the shootings and on October 31st he returns with a vengeance. Lurking and stalking, Jamie, Rachel, and Rachel's friends, Michael forms a plan to lure Jamie out of the children's hospital where events lead up to the confrontation at the Myers house. Halloween 5 is a dark, thrill ride that will scare the heck out of you!

      Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)

      Crimes and Misdemeanors

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

      A New York doctor resorts to desperate measures when his long-term mistress threatens to reveal their affair if he doesn't marry her. When his brother offers to eliminate the situation, he is faced with a moral dilemma. Meanwhile, Clifford Stern is commissioned to make a portrait of successful TV producer and brother-in-law Lester, who represents everything that Clifford despises.

      The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989)

      The Fabulous Baker Boys

      • 96%
      • R
      • 114 min
      • Drama

      Frank and Jack Baker are professional musicians who play small clubs. They play smaltzy music and have never needed a day job...

      Shocker (1989)


        • R
        • 109 min
        • Comedy

        After being sent to the electric chair, a serial killer uses electricity to come back from the dead and carry out his vengeance on the football player who turned him in to the police.

        Robot Jox (1989)

        Robot Jox

          • PG
          • 85 min
          • Action

          50 years after a nuclear war, the two superpowers handle territorial disputes in a different way. Each fields a giant robot to fight one-on-one battles in official matches, each piloted by a man inside, known as robot jockeys or jox. The contest for possession of Alaska will be fought by two of the best. The conscientious Achilles fights for the Americans. Opposing him is a Russian, Alexander.

          Fat Man and Little Boy (1989)

          Fat Man and Little Boy

          • 53%
          • PG-13
          • 127 min
          • Biography

          This film reenacts the Manhattan Project, the secret wartime project in New Mexico where the first atomic bombs were designed and built.

          The Blood of Heroes (1989)

          The Blood of Heroes

          • 13%
          • R
          • 90 min
          • Action

          Set in a futuristic world where the only sport that has survived in a wasted society is the brutal game known as jugging. Sallow, the leader of a rag-tag team, has played in the main Leagues before, but was cast out because of indiscretions with a lady. However now joined by a talented newcomer, Kidda, an ambitious young peasant girl he and his team find they have one last chance for glory

          Last Exit to Brooklyn (1989)

          Last Exit to Brooklyn

          • 78%
          • R
          • 102 min
          • Drama

          Taken from Hubert Selby, Jr.'s novel. A gallery of characters in Brooklyn in the 1950s are crushed by their surroundings and selves: a union strike leader discovers he is gay; a prostitute falls in love with one of her clients; a family cannot cope with the fact that their daughter is illegitimately pregnant.

          A Better Tomorrow III (1989)

          A Better Tomorrow III

            • NONE
            • 114 min
            • Action

            "Love and Death in Saigon." Series staple Mark Gor returns to Vietnam to rescue his uncle, with help from a beautiful guerilla fighter.

            A Cry for Help: The Tracey Thurman Story (1989)

            A Cry for Help: The Tracey Thurman Story

              • PG
              • 96 min
              • Drama

              Tracy Thurman was married to a man who abused her. But he continues to harass her after she gets a restraining order, and the police do little to help. When he brutally beats her and slashes her throat in front of police, she sues the city and the police department for failing to protect her. Written by Brian W Martz <[email protected]>

              An Eight Is Enough Wedding (1989)

              An Eight Is Enough Wedding

                • G
                • 95 min
                • Comedy

                This second made-for-television reunion film finds eldest son David on the brink of marriage to a divorcee. However, some of his sisters would prefer to see a reunion with his ex-wife Janet. Written by Phil Fernando

                An Innocent Man (1989)

                An Innocent Man

                • 38%
                • 113 min
                • Action

                Jimmie Rainwood was minding his own business when two corrupt police officers (getting an address wrong) burst into his house, expecting to find a major drug dealer. Rainwood is shot, and the officers frame him as a drug dealer. Rainwood is convicted of drug dealing, based on the perjured evidence of a police informant. Thrown into a seedy jail, fighting to prove his innocence is diffucult when he has to deal with the realities of prison life, where everyone claims they were framed.

                Astérix et le coup du menhir (1989)

                Astérix et le coup du menhir

                  • 81 min
                  • Animation

                  Gaullish custom requires that a would-be chief must challenge and defeat another to become the leader of two tribes. Vitalstatistix is not perturbed because of Getafix's magic potion. Getafix, however has an accident and forgets how to make it. Then Vitalstatistix is suddenly challenged.

                  Beverly Hills Brats (1989)

                  Beverly Hills Brats

                    • PG-13
                    • 90 min
                    • Comedy

                    A rich young boy arranges to be kidnapped so he'll get more attention from his parents.

                    Breaking in (1989)

                    Breaking in

                    • 89%
                    • R
                    • 94 min
                    • Adventure

                    Professional thief Ernie takes Mike on as an apprentice, but while Mike clearly has "larceny in his heart", it will take him a long time to get as good as Ernie.