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best of the 80's
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just some great 80’s movies to definitely watch with more to come.
new movies added every day as i go through the list.


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Movie: The Willies ( 1990 )
Two brothers camping with their cousin try to frighten each other by telling stories. There are two main narrations: one involves strange happenings at an elementary school; the other, a teenage boy with a peculiar interest.
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Movie: The Godfather: Part III ( 1990 )
In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in New York City and Italy in 1979, aging Mafia Don Michael Corleone seeks to avow for his sins, while taking his nephew Vincent Mancini under his wing.
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Movie: Kindergarten Cop ( 1990 )
A tough cop must pose as a kindergarten teacher in order to locate a dangerous criminal's ex-wife, who may hold the key to putting him behind bars.
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Movie: Almost an Angel ( 1990 )
A small-time crook becomes convinced he has become an angel after a traumatic incident and resolves to perform the work of one.
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Movie: Look Who's Talking Too ( 1990 )
This time, a new baby is on the way, and it's a girl. Wrapped together with the standard conflict between mother and father, Mikey engages in a bit of sibling rivalry with his new sister.
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Movie: Edward Scissorhands ( 1990 )
An artificial man, who was incompletely constructed and has scissors for hands, leads a solitary life. Then one day, a suburban lady meets him and introduces him to her world.
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Movie: Mermaids ( 1990 )
An unconventional single mother relocates with her two daughters to a small Massachusetts town in 1963, where a number of events and relationships both challenge and strengthen their familial bonds.
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Movie: It Nearly Wasn't Christmas ( 1989 )
Feeling unneeded, a disillusioned Santa Claus (Charles Durning) quits Christmas. Through the selflessness of a little girl looking to reunite her parents for Christmas (and the help of his bumbling chief elf, Philpot (Bruce Vilanch), Santa and the child travel across America and Santa discovers that people really do need him and care about other people.
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Movie: Tango & Cash ( 1989 )
Framed by their ruthless arch-nemesis, a mismatched LAPD crime-fighting duo has to put its differences aside to even the score with the evil kingpin who put them behind bars once and for all.
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Movie: The Wizard ( 1989 )
A boy and his brother run away from home and hitch cross country with the help of a girl they meet to compete in the ultimate video game championship.
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Movie: We're No Angels ( 1989 )
Two escaped cons only prayer to escape is to pass themselves off as priests and pass by the police blockade at the border into the safety of Canada.
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Movie: Family Business ( 1989 )
An ex professor offers Adam $1,000,000 to "get" some plasma from a high tech company's lab. Adam asks his criminal grandpa for help. Can the 2 convince Adam's now honest dad to join?Let us see what happens.
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Movie: She-Devil ( 1989 )
A surprisingly resourceful housewife vows revenge on her husband when he begins an affair with a wealthy romance novelist.
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Movie: National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation ( 1989 )
The Griswold family's plans for a big family Christmas predictably turn into a big disaster.
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Movie: Steel Magnolias ( 1989 )
A young beautician, newly arrived in a small Louisiana town, finds work at the local salon, where a small group of women share a close bond of friendship, and welcome her into the fold.
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Movie: Back to the Future Part II ( 1989 )
After visiting 2015, Marty McFly must repeat his visit to 1955 to prevent disastrous changes to 1985...without interfering with his first trip.
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Movie: Parent Trap: Hawaiian Honeymoon ( 1989 )
After inheriting a family resort in Hawaii, the Wyatts find it in such a run-down condition that they decide to sell it after trying to fix it up. Amidst confusing goings-on amongst the triplet teenage girls and the boys they meet, Jeffrey Wyatt (Barry Bostwick) meets an old high school rival who promises to keep the resort as-is if Jeffrey will sell it to him. He has other plans in mind, however, and they are not limited merely to Jeffrey's resort. Meanwhile, a mean resident named Charlotte Brink (Jayne Meadows) causes problems for everyone.
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Movie: All Dogs Go to Heaven ( 1989 )
A canine angel, Charlie, sneaks back to earth from heaven but ends up befriending an orphan girl who can speak to animals. In the process, Charlie learns that friendship is the most heavenly gift of all.
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Movie: Harlem Nights ( 1989 )
During the 1930s, a New York City illegal gambling house owner and his associates must deal with strong competition, gangsters, and corrupt cops in order to stay in business.
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Movie: The Little Mermaid ( 1989 )
A mermaid princess makes a Faustian bargain in an attempt to become human and win a prince's love.
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Movie: Prancer ( 1989 )
A farm girl nurses a wounded reindeer she believes is one of Santa's, hoping to bring it back to health in time for Christmas. Her holiday spirit inspires those around her, something her disheartened father is having trouble understanding.
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Movie: The Chipmunk Adventure ( 1987 )
The Chipmunks compete with the Chipettes in a round the world race.
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Movie: The Barbarians ( 1987 )
Two twin barbarians seek revenge from the warlord who massacred their tribe and captured them when they were small children.
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Movie: Russkies ( 1987 )
A group of American boys and a shipwrecked Russian sailor become friends in the midst of the Cold War.
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Movie: Mio in the Land of Faraway ( 1987 )
A lonely boy who is transferred from his dull life with his adoptive parents to the land where his real father is the King. In that country, he sets out on a quest, together with his new friend, to destroy the evil Knight Kato.
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Movie: Mac and Me ( 1988 )
An alien trying to escape from NASA is befriended by a wheelchair-bound boy.
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Movie: Dad ( 1989 )
John's mom has a heart attack and ends in hospital. John flies home to take care of his dad, teaching him to do things around the house, spends time with him and shows him how to live again without mom's control. John's son joins them.
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Movie: Best of the Best ( 1989 )
A team from the United States is going to compete against Korea in a Tae Kwon Do tournament. The team consists of fighters from all over the country--can they overcome their rivalry and work together to win?
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Movie: Second Sight ( 1989 )
John Larroquette is the head of a detective agency that is hired to find a missing person, probably kidnapped. They employ the help of a mystic/psychic to help find the missing girl.
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Movie: Shocker ( 1989 )
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.
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Movie: Next of Kin ( 1989 )
Truman, a Chicago cop, sets out to find the killer of his brother. Meanwhile, another of his brothers, Briar (a hillbilly) decides to find the killer himself.
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Movie: Look Who's Talking ( 1989 )
After a single, career-minded woman is left on her own to give birth to the child of a married man, she finds a new romantic chance in a cab driver. Meanwhile, the point-of-view of the newborn boy is narrated through voice-over.
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Movie: Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers ( 1989 )
One year after the events of Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988), the Shape returns to Haddonfield once again in an attempt to kill his now-mute niece.
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Movie: Beverly Hills Brats ( 1989 )
A rich young boy arranges to be kidnapped so he'll get more attention from his parents.
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Movie: The Punisher ( 1989 )
When Frank Castle's family is murdered by criminals, he wages war on crime as a vigilante assassin known only as The Punisher.
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Movie: Not Quite Human II ( 1989 )
Chip, the android boy is back. This time, he is off to college, suffering from a computer virus and in love with Roberta, another android. Will there be a happy ending?
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Movie: Black Rain ( 1989 )
Two NYC cops arrest a Yakuza member and must escort him when he's extradited to Japan.
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Movie: Little Monsters ( 1989 )
A boy discovers an incredible and gruesome world of monsters under his bed.
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Movie: Millennium ( 1989 )
An NTSB investigator seeking the cause of an airline disaster meets a warrior woman from 1000 years in the future. She replaces the people from airplanes before they crash with corpses with the same features.
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Movie: Cheetah ( 1989 )
An American boy and girl, spending six months in Kenya with their scientist parents adopt a cheetah, only to realize that they must set it loose so that it can learn to hunt and be free. However, when the animal is captured by poachers planning to race it against greyhounds, the two city kids, together with a young African goat herder they befriended, head off into the wild to rescue the cheetah.
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Movie: Let It Ride ( 1989 )
A nosy cab driver gets a hot tip on a race horse and wins big, but he can't seem to stop gambling. Will he go broke or walk home with a pretty penny?
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Movie: Casualties of War ( 1989 )
During the Vietnam War, a soldier finds himself the outsider of his own squad when they unnecessarily kidnap a female villager.
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Movie: Blind Fury ( 1989 )
A blind Vietnam vet, trained as a swordfighter, comes to America and helps to rescue the son of a fellow soldier.
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Movie: Uncle Buck ( 1989 )
Bachelor and all round slob, Buck, babysits his brother's rebellious teenage daughter and her cute younger brother and sister.
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Movie: A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child ( 1989 )
The pregnant Alice finds Freddy Krueger striking through the sleeping mind of her unborn child, hoping to be reborn into the real world.
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Movie: The Abyss ( 1989 )
A civilian diving team is enlisted to search for a lost nuclear submarine and face danger while encountering an alien aquatic species.
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Movie: Lock Up ( 1989 )
With only six months left of his sentence, inmate Frank Leone is transferred from a minimum security prison to a maximum security prison by a vindictive warden.
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Movie: Parenthood ( 1989 )
The Buckmans are a midwestern family all dealing with their lives: estranged relatives, raising children, pressures of the job, and learning to be a good parent and spouse.
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Movie: Turner & Hooch ( 1989 )
A detective must adopt the dog of a dead man to help him find the murderer.
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Movie: Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan ( 1989 )
A boatful of graduating high school students headed to Manhattan accidentally pull Jason Voorhees along for the ride.
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Movie: When Harry Met Sally... ( 1989 )
Harry and Sally have known each other for years, and are very good friends, but they fear sex would ruin the friendship.
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Movie: UHF ( 1989 )
An unemployed visionary becomes the manager of a local public station. The station becomes a success, with all sorts of hilarious sight gags and wacky humor.
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Movie: Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland ( 1989 )
A young boy whose dreams transcend reality is sucked into his own fantasy, which is everything he has dreamed of until he unleashes a century old secret that may not only destroy this perfect dream world but reality itself.
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Movie: Lethal Weapon 2 ( 1989 )
Riggs and Murtaugh are on the trail of South African diplomats who are using their immunity to engage in criminal activities.
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Movie: Licence to Kill ( 1989 )
James Bond goes rogue and sets off to unleash vengeance on a drug lord who tortured his best friend, a C.I.A. Agent, and left him for dead and murdered his bride after he helped capture him.
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Movie: Weekend at Bernie's ( 1989 )
Two losers try to pretend that their murdered employer is really alive, leading the hitman to attempt to track him down to finish him off.
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Movie: Young Einstein ( 1988 )
Albert Einstein is the son of a Tasmanian apple farmer, who discovers the secret of splitting the beer atom to put the bubbles back into beer. When Albert travels to Sydney to patent his invention he meets beautiful French scientist Marie Curie, as well as several unscrupulous types who try to take advantage of the naive genius and his invention.
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Movie: The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking ( 1988 )
After her father's ship is carried off by a sudden storm, the spunky Pippi Longstocking is stranded with her horse, Alfonso, and monkey, Mr. Nilsson, and takes up residence in the old family home, which is thought by neighborhood children to be haunted. Soon, two children, Tommy and Annika, venture into the house only to meet up with Pippi. The three soon become friends and get into various adventures together, including cleaning the floor with scrubbing shoes, dodging the "splunks", going down a river in barrels, and helping Pippi with the problem of having to go to a children's home. Older children will probably get the most out of this movie.
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Movie: Brewster's Millions ( 1985 )
A minor league baseball player has to spend thirty million dollars in thirty days, in order to inherit three hundred million dollars. However, he's not allowed to tell anyone about the deal.
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Movie: Great Balls of Fire! ( 1989 )
The life and career of wildly controversial rock 'n' roll star Jerry Lee Lewis.
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Movie: The Karate Kid Part III ( 1989 )
Ostracised villain John Kreese attempts to gain revenge on Daniel and Miyagi, with the help of a Vietnam War comrade, the wealthy owner of a toxic waste disposal business.
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Movie: Honey, I Shrunk the Kids ( 1989 )
The scientist father of a teenage girl and boy accidentally shrinks his and two other neighborhood teens to the size of insects. Now the teens must fight diminutive dangers as the father searches for them.
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Movie: Batman ( 1989 )
The Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal Joker.
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Movie: Ghostbusters II ( 1989 )
The discovery of a massive river of ectoplasm and a resurgence of spectral activity allows the staff of Ghostbusters to revive the business.
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Movie: Vampire's Kiss ( 1989 )
After an encounter with a neck-biter, a publishing executive thinks that he's turning into a vampire.
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Movie: Do the Right Thing ( 1989 )
On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence.
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Movie: Dead Poets Society ( 1989 )
English teacher John Keating inspires his students to look at poetry with a different perspective of authentic knowledge and feelings.
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Movie: Star Trek V: The Final Frontier ( 1989 )
Captain Kirk and his crew must deal with Mr. Spock's long-lost half-brother who hijacks the Enterprise for an obsessive search for God at the center of the galaxy.
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Movie: Renegades ( 1989 )
An undercover cop forms an alliance with a Native American to help him hunt down the criminals who stole an ancient Lakota tribal lance.
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Movie: Warlock ( 1989 )
A warlock flees from the 17th to the 20th century, with a witch-hunter in hot pursuit.
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Movie: Pink Cadillac ( 1989 )
Skip tracer Tommy looks for bail-jumper Lou Ann. Her crime is marrying Roy, who left counterfeit money in their mobile home and got her arrested. She leaves Roy in his pink Cadillac full of money. His psycho friends want their money back.
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Movie: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade ( 1989 )
In 1938, after his father Professor Henry Jones, Sr. goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, Professor Henry "Indiana" Jones, Jr. finds himself up against Adolf Hitler's Nazis again to stop them from obtaining its powers.
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Movie: Road House ( 1989 )
A tough bouncer is hired to tame a dirty bar.
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Movie: Paramedics ( 1989 )
Two paramedics are transferred to the nasty part of the city where a gang is killing people to sell their organs.
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Movie: Earth Girls Are Easy ( 1989 )
A Southern California girl befriends three furry aliens after their spaceship lands in her swimming pool.
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Movie: Going Overboard ( 1989 )
A struggling young comedian takes a menial job on a cruise ship where he hopes for his big chance to make it in the world of cruise ship comedy.
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Movie: The Return of Swamp Thing ( 1989 )
The Swamp Thing returns to battle the evil Dr. Arcane, who has a new science lab full of creatures transformed by genetic mutation, and chooses Heather Locklear as his new object of affection.
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Movie: See No Evil, Hear No Evil ( 1989 )
Dave is deaf, and Wally is blind. They witness a murder, but it was Dave who was looking at her, and Wally who was listening.
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Movie: Field of Dreams ( 1989 )
An Iowa corn farmer, hearing voices, interprets them as a command to build a baseball diamond in his fields; he does, and the 1919 Chicago White Sox come.
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Movie: Happy Together ( 1989 )
Christopher is an ambitious college freshman, striving to become a writer. Through a computer fault he's assigned the same room as Alex, a real party freak and... a girl! He's annoyed and tries to get a different room as soon as possible, but when he learns to know her, he also starts to like her. She not only improves his sexual life, but also his writing skills. Learn to take it easy, Chris!
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Movie: Loverboy ( 1989 )
Randy is still unfocused after 2 years in college. His dad will no longer pay tuition and Randy gets a job delivering pizzas. Several cute cougars pay him $200 for pizza delivery and "services rendered". Their husbands?
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Movie: Teen Witch ( 1989 )
High school misfit Louise, at a loss for romance, discovers magical abilities, but the teenage witch finds that she cannot conjure herself true love, so what?
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Movie: K-9 ( 1989 )
To stop an elusive criminal, a maverick detective enlists the aid of a police dog who's an unusually intelligent smart alec.
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Movie: Collision Course ( 1989 )
A Japanese investigator (Morita) and a Detroit cop (Leno) team up to track down a stolen prototype turbocharger.
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Movie: Pet Sematary ( 1989 )
After tragedy strikes, a grieving father discovers an ancient burial ground behind his home with the power to raise the dead.
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Movie: Kickboxer ( 1989 )
Kurt Sloane must learn the ancient kick boxing art of Muay Thai in order to avenge his brother.
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Movie: Tarzan in Manhattan ( 1989 )
Tarzan goes to New York to rescue the chimp Cheetah, who has been captured by an evil animal experimenter. There, he teams up with Jane, a cab driver and daughter of an ex-cop private eye, who help Tarzan free Cheetah and his friends.
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Movie: She's Out of Control ( 1989 )
When an average-looking teenage girl gets a makeover, it's enough to make her father become overprotective of her.
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Movie: Say Anything... ( 1989 )
A noble underachiever and a beautiful valedictorian fall in love the summer before she goes off to college.
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Movie: Major League ( 1989 )
The new owner of the Cleveland Indians puts together a purposely horrible team so they'll lose and she can move the team. But when the plot is uncovered, they start winning just to spite her.
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Movie: The Dream Team ( 1989 )
Four mental patients on a field trip in New York City must save their caring chaperon, who ends up being taken to a hospital in a coma after accidentally witnessing a murder, before the killers can find him and finish the job.
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Movie: Cyborg ( 1989 )
A martial artist hunts a killer in a plague-infested urban dump of the future.
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Movie: Beyond the Stars ( 1989 )
This Sci-Fi Drama centers around the teen-age Eric, son of a computer scientist who worked for the Apollo mission which sent the first human to the moon. Eric, determined to become an astronaut himself one day, befriends Paul Andrews, the thirteenth man on the moon. Paul is avoided by other astronauts nowadays, because he was very rude and rebuffing when he returned from space. Only slowly Eric learns that Paul discovered something, during his excursion on the moon, that he keeps as a secret.
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Movie: Snake Eater ( 1989 )
The Snake Eaters are an elite division of the Marines especially trained for search and destroy missions. This actioner chronicles the exploits of one of them who has become a cop. Known as a tough loner, he returns to find the band of backwoods bad-guys who killed his parents and abducted his sister.
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Movie: Heathers ( 1989 )
In order to get out of the snobby clique that is destroying her good-girl reputation, an intelligent teen teams up with a dark sociopath in a plot to kill the cool kids.
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Movie: Crusoe ( 1988 )
Robinson Crusoe is shipwrecked and he finds himself all alone on a tropical island. With a few tools he manages to rescue from the wreck he has to learn to support himself until help arrives.
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Movie: Arena ( 1989 )
A human becomes an unlikely rising star in the biggest fighting tournament in the galaxy that's dominated by alien species.
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Movie: Troop Beverly Hills ( 1989 )
A soon to be divorced Beverly Hills socialite is determined to prove to her husband and herself that she can finish what she starts out to do, by becoming a den mother to a troop of Beverly Hills Girl Scouts.
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Movie: Fletch Lives ( 1989 )
After receiving an inheritance in Louisiana, Los Angeles reporter Irvin Fletcher heads to the Belle Isle plantation where he gets himself into hilarious trouble.
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Movie: Police Academy 6: City Under Siege ( 1989 )
Those bumbling cadets take to the streets when three inept goons successfully orchestrate a metropolitan crime wave.
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