Tag: 1986

Tough Guys (1986) 6.3

Tough Guys (1986)

Harry and Archie are released from prison ready to collect their Social Security. How could they get into trouble at their age? Let's count the ways; A parole officer who is a famous criminal groupie, Dead end where peop...

House on Fire (1986) 6.9

House on Fire (1986)

In the 50s, the complicated life of a popular writer who must share his life with his family, his numerous mistresses and his work. Adapted from autobiographical story by Kazuo Dan, who published it a few months before h...

Places Not Our Own (1986) 5.4

Places Not Our Own (1986)

By 1929, Canada's west, which had been home to generations of Métis, was taken over by the railroads and new settlers. The Métis became a forgotten people, relegated to eking out a living as best they could. In Places No...

Valhalla (1986) 7.3

Valhalla (1986)

In a story based freely on Norse mythology, brother and sister Tjalfe and Røskva are paid a surprise visit by gods Thor and Loke. After the children disobey his orders, Thor takes them along with him to Asgaard, the land...

The Adventures of Milo and Otis (1986) 7

The Adventures of Milo and Otis (1986)

The story of two animals and their adventures. Milo, the cat, and Otis, the dog, are two animals who grew up together on the same farm. One day, the two are separated and begin a journey to find each other. The adventuro...

Singing the Blues in Red (1986) 6.3

Singing the Blues in Red (1986)

Persona Non Grata in his homeland, protest singer Klaus Drittemann must leave East Berlin, his wife and child and emigrate to West Berlin, where the representatives of an American record company are eagerly waiting for h...

Violets Are Blue… (1986) 5.9

Violets Are Blue… (1986)

Gussie is a talented photographer who wants to break free of her small Maryland seaside town and see the world. Henry wants to stay and run the the local newspaper. The two high school sweethearts go their separate ways ...

Dead End Drive-In (1986) 6

Dead End Drive-In (1986)

In the near future, drive-in theatres are turned into concentration camps for the undesirable and unemployed. The prisoners don't really care to escape because they are fed and they have a place to live which is, in most...

Twist Again in Moscow (1986) 5.6

Twist Again in Moscow (1986)

Igor, who manages a fancy hotel and is on the take, has to juggle several problems at once. He has a two-hour window to get his ill-got gain out of the hotel, he must misdirect and obstruct the inquiries of a Party audit...

Babes in Toyland (1986) (TV) 5.4

Babes in Toyland (1986) (TV)

11-year-old Lisa has no time for toys; she's too busy taking care of her siblings and cooking for her mother. During the Christmas Eve blizzard, Lisa travels to Toyland in Wizard of Oz-like fashion and arrives just in ti...

Chronicle of Amorous Accidents (1986) 6.8

Chronicle of Amorous Accidents (1986)

Set in the summer months preceding the September 1939 outbreak of World War II in Polish part of Lithuania. A young highschool lad, Witek, is hoping to pass the entrance exams to the university. His love interest is Alin...

Labyrinth (1986) 7.4

Labyrinth (1986)

Teenager Sarah is forced by her father and her stepmother to babysit her baby brother Toby while they are outside home. Toby does not stop crying and Sarah wishes that her stepbrother be taken by the Goblin King Jareth. ...

Betty Blue (1986) 7.4

Betty Blue (1986)

Zorg is a handyman working at the seaside in France, maintaining and looking after the wooden bungalows. He lives a quiet and peaceful life, working diligently and writing in his spare time. He is in love with Betty, a y...

Cabaret (1986) 5.2

Cabaret (1986)

University student sax player gets a lesson in the hard-boiled noir life.::rowerivers...

Routine Pleasures (1986) 6.9

Routine Pleasures (1986)

What do a club devoted to model trains and the legendary film critic and painter Manny Farber have in common? These two story lines intersect in an attempt to recreate the past....

About Last Night (1986) 6.3

About Last Night (1986)

Danny and Bernie are two single men living their lives on the wild side. But when Danny meets Debbie at a bar and the two start a relationship with a one night stand, Danny's life takes a different turn. How does this pa...

Have You Seen the Barefoot God? (1986) 7

Have You Seen the Barefoot God? (1986)

2 almost inseparable friends. The talented painter recognized by all decided to leave the town where they live and become an artist and the shy poet who only sees his future in his mother's business.::filmaff...

Crossroads (1986) 7.1

Crossroads (1986)

Eugene is an extraordinary talent in classic guitar, but he dreams of being a famous Blues guitarist. So he investigates to find a storied lost song. He asks the legendary Blues musician Willie Brown to help him, but Wil...

The Millionaires’ Express (1986) 7.1

The Millionaires’ Express (1986)

Multi-genre flick (western, martial arts, comedy, adventure, etc.) with an all-star cast about a man who returns to his home town, buys everything in sight, and tries to improve its municipal (and his personal) profits b...

Gonza the Spearman (1986) 7

Gonza the Spearman (1986)

The tragic story of Gonza, a handsome ladies man, set in the Tokagawa Period, a time in which appearences are very important. Gonza competes with Bannojo for the honor to perform the tea ceremony to celebrate the birth o...

Death Shadow (1986) 6.2

Death Shadow (1986)

After their executions are faked by the authorities, three criminals are forced to become assassins under the Shogun's command...

Jumpin’ Jack Flash (1986) 5.9

Jumpin’ Jack Flash (1986)

Terry works for a bank, and uses computers to communicate with clients all over the world. One day she gets a coded message from an unknown source. After decoding the message, Terry becomes embroiled in an espionage ring...

Why, Why, Tell Me Why! (1986) 5.8
Brotherhood (1986) 6.3

Brotherhood (1986)

Lui, along with his partner Keung, are among the best cops in Hong Kong. But their high success rate comes at a high level of violence, and after Keung goes too far with a suspect, he is thrown off the force....

Amazons (1986) 4.6

Amazons (1986)

Lost for centuries, the legendary Sword of Azundati--a magnificent blade imbued with an unlimited magical power--is the only thing on Earth that can defeat the dark necromancer, Kalungo, and his demonic minions. After su...

52 Pick-Up (1986) 6.4

52 Pick-Up (1986)

Harry Mitchell, an L.A. manufacturer with a fancy car, a nice house, and a wife running for city council, has his life overturned when three masked blackmailers appear with a video tape of Harry and his young mistress. H...

River’s Edge (1986) 7

River’s Edge (1986)

A group of high school friends must come to terms with the fact that one of them, Samson, killed another, Jamie. Reactions vary, as Layne is intent on protecting Samson and smuggling him out of the state, while others th...

Demons 2 (1986) 6

Demons 2 (1986)

A documentary is shown on TV of group of teens who investigate the legendary forbidden zone, in which a Demon infestation once took place (see Demoni I). When finding a lifeless corpse of a demon, one of the teens causes...

Doorman (1986) 5

Doorman (1986)

When the doorman of an expensive apartment building turns up with a broken neck, it doesn't attract much attention. But when it happens a second time, and then a third, the city starts to get nervous. The trail of murder...

Scene of the Crime (1986) 6.6

Scene of the Crime (1986)

In the woods, a 13-year-old boy is grabbed by an escaped convict and told to bring money later that day. The boy does as he's told, only to be attacked by the convict's partner. A murder ensues, and through happenstance,...

The Understanding (1986) (TV) -
Convent of Sinners (1986) 4.9

Convent of Sinners (1986)

Convent of Sinners is the story of Susanna, a young girl who is raped by her own father and sent to a convent for her sins, where she falls in love with a priest. The other nuns, however, are jealous and angry, they want...

Maine Ocean (1986) 6.8

Maine Ocean (1986)

"Maine-Ocean" is the name of a train that rides from Paris to Saint-Nazaire (near the ocean). In that train, Dejanira, a Brazilian, has a brush with the two ticket inspectors. Mimi, another traveler and also a lawyer, he...

Passion (1986) 6.9

Passion (1986)

Wendy (Sylvia Chang) and Ming (Cora Miao) are very good friends for many years. Both of them are widows and each has a daughter living with them.::Dave...

The Whoopee Boys (1986) 6.1

The Whoopee Boys (1986)

Two dim-witted street peddlers, Jack and Barney, arrive in Palm Beach, Florida, looking for a better, wealthier lifestyle. In Palm Beach, Jack falls for Olivia, a young heiress running an orphaned children's shelter bein...

Caravaggio (1986) 6.6

Caravaggio (1986)

Fictionalized biopic of famed 17th century Italian painter Michelangelo Merisi de Caravaggio. As a young man, he gained the support of Cardinal Del Monte and Caravaggio proceeded to develop a new style of painting giving...

In Bed with an Elephant (1986) 7.7
Hoosiers (1986) 7.5

Hoosiers (1986)

Based on the true story of a small-town Indiana team that made the state finals in 1954, this movie chronicles the attempts of a coach with a spotty past, and the town's basketball-loving drunk to lead their high school ...

Sid and Nancy (1986) 7

Sid and Nancy (1986)

Morbid biographical story of Sid Vicious, bassist with British punk group the Sex Pistols, and his girlfriend Nancy Spungen. When the Sex Pistols break up after their fateful US tour, Vicious attempts a solo career while...

Pirates (1986) 6.1

Pirates (1986)

Captain Red runs a hardy pirate ship with the able assistance of Frog, a dashing young French sailor. One day Capt. Red is captured and taken aboard a Spanish galleon, but thanks to his inventiveness, he raises the crew ...