Popular Movies 1989

Pet Sematary (1989)

Pet Sematary

  • 46%
  • R
  • 103 min
  • Horror

The Creeds buy a house in Ludlow, Maine. Not so far away is clear path that leads to a little Pet Sematary in the woods,which hides a mysterious Micmac Indian Burying ground. The story is about , when Louis Creed's daughter's cat Church gets killed in the road, and Jud taked Louis up to a sacred place to bury the cat, the Micmac Indian Burying Ground, and didn't come back the same, Church came back evil. And soon, and Louis's son Gage gets killed in the road, and a couple of days later after...

Road House (1989)

Road House

  • 38%
  • R
  • 114 min
  • Action

Dalton is an expert "cooler" -- a barroom bouncer who can break up fights without getting himself killed in the process. Frank Tilghman, the owner of the Double Deuce in Jasper, Missouri, has hired Dalton away from a bar in New York City, because Tilghman needs someone who can handle the nightly outbreaks of violence at the Double Deuce, and teach the rest of the Double Deuce's bouncers how to handle it. There's even a cage protecting the bar's band from the customers. The band is led by...

Batman (1989)

Batman

  • 72%
  • PG-13
  • 126 min
  • Action

Tim Burton's BATMAN, inspired by Frank Miller's graphic novel "The Dark Knight Returns," is a Gothic, Wagnerian treatment of the Batman mythos that explains the origins of Batman (Michael Keaton) and his nemesis, the maniacal Joker (a ripe Jack Nicholson).

Gotham City is a sunless, ominous haven for criminals, held in the corrupt grip of crime boss Carl Grissom (the ever-magnetic Jack Palance), and terrorized by a sadistic vandal and murderer known as The Joker. But it isn't long before a...

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.

    Indiana Jones & the Last Crusade (1989)

    Indiana Jones & the Last Crusade

      • PG
      • 127 min
      • Action

      Indiana and his father outwit the Nazis in their attempt to find the Holy Grail.

      Back to the Future Part II (1989)

      Back to the Future Part II

      • 64%
      • PG
      • 108 min
      • Adventure

      The second part of the trilogy begins as Doc, Marty and Jennifer take the time-traveling DeLorean into the year 2015 to straighten out the future of the McFly family. But Biff Tannen steals the time machine and gives his younger self a book containing 50 years of sports statistics, which the young Biff uses to amass an enormous gambling fortune and transform idyllic Hill Valley into a living hell. To restore the present, Doc and Marty must return to the events of their previous adventure in...

      Dead Poets Society (1989)

      Dead Poets Society

      • 85%
      • PG
      • 128 min
      • Drama

      Painfully shy Todd Anderson has been sent to the school where his popular older brother was valedictorian. His room-mate, Neil, although exceedingly bright and popular, is very much under the thumb of his overbearing father. The two, along with their other friends, meet Professor Keating, their new English teacher, who tells them of the Dead Poets Society, and encourages them to go against the status quo. Each, in their own way, does this, and are changed for life.

      The Little Mermaid (1989)

      The Little Mermaid

      • 92%
      • G
      • 83 min
      • Animation

      Swimming into the hearts of a new generation—beautifully restored and this time in 3D—“The Little Mermaid” features the beloved Ariel (voice of Jodi Benson), a fun-loving and mischievous mermaid, who is enchanted with all things human. Disregarding her father’s order to stay away from the world above the sea, she swims to the surface and, in a raging storm, rescues the prince of her dreams. Determined to be human, Ariel strikes a bargain with the devious seawitch Ursula (voice of Pat...

      Steel Magnolias (1989)

      Steel Magnolias

      • 65%
      • PG
      • 117 min
      • Drama

      Revolving around Truvy's Beauty Parlor in a small parish in modern-day Louisiana, STEEL MAGNOLIAS is the story of a close-knit circle of friends whose lives come together there. As the picture opens, we find Drum Eatenton shooting birds in the trees of his back yard in preparation for his daughter's wedding reception that afternoon.

      Shortly thereafter, M'Lynn and Shelby (Drum's wife and daughter) depart for Truvy's to get their hair done for the wedding. "Just the sweetest thing," Annelle...

      The Abyss (1989)

      The Abyss

      • 88%
      • PG-13
      • 139 min
      • Adventure

      After a nuclear submarine mysteriously sinks in a remote part of the ocean floor, a team of divers on a prototype underwater oil rig are pressed into service by the U.S. Navy in a rescue attempt. When a hurricane cuts off contact between the surface and the underwater depths, the crew begin to see evidence of a strange, possibly alien intelligence at work. While chief Bud Brigman (Ed Harris) bickers with his ex-wife and boss (Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio), the Navy commander begins to grow...

      Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)

      Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

      • 75%
      • PG
      • 101 min
      • Adventure

      Rick Moranis stars as a preoccupied inventor who just can't seem to get his electr-magnetic shrinking machine to work. Then, when he accidently shrinks his kids down to 1/4-inch tall and tosses them out in the trash, the real adventure begins! Now the kids face incredible dangers as they try to make their way home through the jungle of their own backyard! Hurricane sprinklers! Dive-bombing bees! A runaway lawn mower and much, much more!

      Uncle Buck (1989)

      Uncle Buck

      • 64%
      • PG
      • 100 min
      • Comedy

      Uncle Buck has a reputation for being unreliable and a bit of a house wrecker. It is therefore with reluctance, his sister-in-law agrees to leave Buck looking after the kids (two harmless youngsters and a rebelious teenager) when she visits her sick father.

      Major League (1989)

      Major League

      • 81%
      • R
      • 107 min
      • Comedy

      An exotic dancer marries the owner of a baseball club. He does not survive the honeymoon and she is in control of his ball club. Looking at a small stadium, she wants to move to warmer climes where some new stadiums have been built, but her lease has only one escape clause, poor attendance. She fields the worst team she can find. The attitude of the owner gives the misfits and losers something to rally around and they fight back.

      Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989)

      Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure

      • 77%
      • PG
      • 90 min
      • Adventure

      With only a few days before their high-school graduation, Bill S. Preston, esquire and Ted 'Theodore' Logan are doomed to flunk out of school. The history teacher, Mr. Ryan, decides to give Bill and Ted a chance. If they can ace an oral exam on the topic of how a famous historical personality might react to modern times, they will be allowed to pass. If not, Ted's father will place Ted in military school, thereby disbanding the Wild Stallyns, the heavy metal band that was formed by Bill and...

      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.

      Say Anything (1989)

      Say Anything

        • PG-13
        • 100 min
        • Comedy

        An improbable couple meets after high school graduation and must deal with their friends, family, and other pressures just to stay together. Lloyd Dobler is an average kickboxer with a good heart but limited ambition. Diane Court is an aloof genius who is very closely protected by her father. When Diane gets a scholarship to study in England, she has a weighty decision to make.

        Field of Dreams (1989)

        Field of Dreams

        • 87%
        • PG
        • 107 min
        • Drama

        Iowa farmer Ray Kinsella hears a voice in his corn field tell him, "If you build it, he will come." He interprets this message as an instruction to build a baseball field on his farm, upon which appear the ghosts of Shoeless Joe Jackson and the other seven Chicago White Sox players banned from the game for throwing the 1919 World Series. When the voices continue, Ray seeks out a reclusive author to help him understand the meaning of the messages and the purpose for his field.

        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?"

          Do the Right Thing (1989)

          Do the Right Thing

          • 96%
          • R
          • 120 min
          • Drama

          Do The Right Thing takes place on a hot summer day in Brooklyn and depicts the racial conflict between an Italian American pizza restaurant owner and his African American customers and how things erupt into a violent outbreak. This Spike Lee Joint touches on themes of segregation and apartheid in the USA.

          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.