MOVIES 1989
The Simpsons

The Simpsons

The Simpsons
TMDb: 7.1
22 min

Set in Springfield, the average American town, the show focuses on the antics and everyday adventures of the Simpson family; Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie, as well as a…

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Hell High (1989)

Hell High (1989)

Hell High (1989)
IMDb: 5.0
84 min

A teacher with a paranormal gift and a dark past, is forced to her limits when she becomes the target of a gang of teenagers. After spying on the vulnerable…

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Genre: Horror
The Lemon Sisters (1989)

The Lemon Sisters (1989)

The Lemon Sisters (1989)
IMDb: 5.1
93 min

Three life-long friends work the bars in 1980s Atlantic City performing the songs of the 1960s girl groups.

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Genre: Comedy
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989)

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989)

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989)
IMDb: 7.6
97 min

It’s Christmas time and the Griswolds are preparing for a family seasonal celebration, but things never run smoothly for Clark, his wife Ellen and their two kids. Clark’s continual bad…

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Genre: Comedy
Cops

Cops

Cops
TMDb: 6.3
30,22 min

Follow real-life law enforcement officers from various regions and departments of the United States armed with nothing but with cameras to capture their actions, performing their daily duty to serve…

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Reality
Chameleon Street (1989)

Chameleon Street (1989)

Chameleon Street (1989)
IMDb: 7.1
94 min

William Douglas Street is bored with his life. Working for his father is getting to him, his wife wants more money, and he’s had enough. His solution is to re-invent…

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Genre: Comedy
Batman (1989)

Batman (1989)

Batman (1989)
IMDb: 7.5
126 min

The Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal Joker, who has seized control of Gotham’s underworld.

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Genre: Action, Fantasy
Do the Right Thing (1989)

Do the Right Thing (1989)

Do the Right Thing (1989)
IMDb: 7.9
120 min

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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Genre: Drama
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
IMDb: 8.2
127 min

When Dr. Henry Jones Sr. suddenly goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, eminent archaeologist Indiana must team up with Marcus Brody, Sallah and Elsa Schneider to follow in his…

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Genre: Action, Adventure
Wild Orchid (1989)

Wild Orchid (1989)

Wild Orchid (1989)
IMDb: 4.6
105 min

A woman lawyer becomes mesmerized by a self-made millionaire during an encounter in Rio setting off a series of erotic encounters.

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Genre: Drama, Romance
When Harry Met Sally… (1989)

When Harry Met Sally… (1989)

When Harry Met Sally… (1989)
IMDb: 7.6
95 min

During their travel from Chicago to New York, Harry and Sally debate whether or not sex ruins a friendship between a man and a woman. Eleven years later, and they’re…

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Genre: Drama, Romance
Dead Poets Society (1989)

Dead Poets Society (1989)

Dead Poets Society (1989)
IMDb: 8.1
128 min

At an elite, old-fashioned boarding school in New England, a passionate English teacher inspires his students to rebel against convention and seize the potential of every day, courting the disdain…

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Genre: Drama
Pet Sematary (1989)

Pet Sematary (1989)

Pet Sematary (1989)
IMDb: 6.6
103 min

Dr. Louis Creed’s family moves into the country house of their dreams and discover a pet cemetery at the back of their property. The cursed burial ground deep in the…

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Genre: Drama, Horror
Back to the Future Part II (1989)

Back to the Future Part II (1989)

Back to the Future Part II (1989)
IMDb: 7.8
108 min

Marty and Doc are at it again in this wacky sequel to the 1985 blockbuster as the time-traveling duo head to 2015 to nip some McFly family woes in the…

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Kiki’s Delivery Service (1989)

Kiki’s Delivery Service (1989)

Kiki’s Delivery Service (1989)
IMDb: 7.9
103 min

A young witch, on her mandatory year of independent life, finds fitting into a new community difficult while she supports herself by running an air courier service.

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Pretty Peaches 3: The Quest (1989)

Pretty Peaches 3: The Quest (1989)

Pretty Peaches 3: The Quest (1989)
IMDb: 6.5
89 min

Peaches is feeling that her life in the trailer park is empty. On the advice of her lesbian doctor, she travels to San Francisco seeking spiritual enlightenment but soon finds…

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The Little Mermaid (1989)

The Little Mermaid (1989)

The Little Mermaid (1989)
IMDb: 7.6
83 min

This colorful adventure tells the story of an impetuous mermaid princess named Ariel who falls in love with the very human Prince Eric and puts everything on the line for…

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Ghostbusters II (1989)

Ghostbusters II (1989)

Ghostbusters II (1989)
IMDb: 6.6
108 min

Five years after they defeated Gozer, the Ghostbusters are out of business. When Dana begins to have ghost problems again, the boys come out of retirement to aid her and…

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Genre: Fantasy
Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland (1989)

Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland (1989)

Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland (1989)
IMDb: 7.2
85 min

A little boy whose dreams transcend reality is sucked into his own fantasy, which is everything he has dreamed of, until he unleashes an old secret that may not only…

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Darkroom (1989)

Darkroom (1989)

Darkroom (1989)
IMDb: 4.5
93 min

Janet has just returned home from college to visit her conservative family at their remote farmhouse, nestled deep in the countryside. What should be a happy reunion is quickly disrupted…

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Genre: Horror
Uncle Buck (1989)

Uncle Buck (1989)

Uncle Buck (1989)
IMDb: 7.0
100 min

As an idle, good-natured bachelor, Uncle Buck is the last person you would think of to watch the kids. However, during a family crisis, he is suddenly left in charge…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Babar: The Movie (1989)

Babar: The Movie (1989)

Babar: The Movie (1989)
IMDb: 6.3
70 min

Children’s book authors Jean and Laurent de Brunhoff’s most beloved elephant comes to the big screen in this animated family tale. Elephant monarch King Babar tells the tale, that unfolds…

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The Siege of Firebase Gloria (1989)

The Siege of Firebase Gloria (1989)

The Siege of Firebase Gloria (1989)
IMDb: 6.9
97 min

A Marine patrol stops at Firebase Gloria at the start of the Tet Offensive during the Vietnam war. With the firebase attacked, the patrol remains to help defend it. The…

Genre: Action, War
Turner & Hooch (1989)

Turner & Hooch (1989)

Turner & Hooch (1989)
IMDb: 6.1
97 min

Scott Turner has 3 days left in the local police department before he moves to a bigger city to get some “real” cases, not just misdemeanors. Then Amos Reed is…

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Blue Vengeance (1989)

Blue Vengeance (1989)

Blue Vengeance (1989)
IMDb: 5.0
103 min

Considered too dangerous to be on the force, ex-cop Mickey McCardle is tormented by the brutal murder of his partner. Obsessed, McCardle must rise from the shambles of his life…

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Santa Sangre (1989)

Santa Sangre (1989)

Santa Sangre (1989)
IMDb: 7.6
123 min

A young man is confined in a mental hospital. Through a flashback we see that he was traumatized as a child, when he and his family were circus performers: he…

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See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989)

See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989)

See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989)
IMDb: 6.9
103 min

A murder takes place in the shop of David Lyons, a deaf man who fails to hear the gunshot being fired. Outside, blind man Wally Karue hears the shot but…

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Genre: Comedy, Crime
Quantum Leap

Quantum Leap

Quantum Leap
TMDb: 7.7
48,60 min

Theorizing that one could time travel within his own lifetime, Dr. Sam Beckett stepped into the Quantum Leap accelerator and vanished… He woke to find himself trapped in the past,…

Status: Ended
Next of Kin (1989)

Next of Kin (1989)

Next of Kin (1989)
IMDb: 5.8
108 min

Truman Gates, a Chicago cop, sets out to find his brother’s killer. Meanwhile, another of his brothers, Briar (a hillbilly) decides to find the killer himself.

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Casualties of War (1989)

Casualties of War (1989)

Casualties of War (1989)
IMDb: 7.1
113 min

During the Vietnam War, a soldier finds himself the outsider of his own squad when they unnecessarily kidnap a female villager. Based on the actual events of an incident on…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
C.H.U.D. II: Bud the Chud (1989)

C.H.U.D. II: Bud the Chud (1989)

C.H.U.D. II: Bud the Chud (1989)
IMDb: 4.0
84 min

A military experiment to create a race of super-warriors goes awry, as legions of murderous zombies are unleashed upon a suburban neighborhood.

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The Punisher (1989)

The Punisher (1989)

The Punisher (1989)
IMDb: 5.7
89 min

The avenging angel of Marvel Comics fame comes brilliantly to life in this searing action-adventure thriller! Dolph Lundgren stars as Frank Castle, a veteran cop who loses his entire family…

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Genre: Action, Thriller
The Mighty Quinn (1989)

The Mighty Quinn (1989)

The Mighty Quinn (1989)
IMDb: 6.1
98 min

Police chief Xavier Quinn investigates the gruesome murder of Donald Pater, one of the wealthiest residents on a Caribbean island. He was found decapitated in his Jacuzzi. Although the local…

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Genre: Crime
The January Man (1989)

The January Man (1989)

The January Man (1989)
IMDb: 5.6
97 min

Nick and Frank Starkey were both policemen. A scandal forced Nick to leave the force, now a serial killer has driven the police to take him back. A web that…

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Curse II: The Bite (1989)

Curse II: The Bite (1989)

Curse II: The Bite (1989)
IMDb: 4.9
98 min

After a young man is bitten on the hand by a radioactive snake, his hand changes into a lethal snake head, which attacks everyone he comes into contact with. Also,…

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Genre: Horror
The Big Picture (1989)

The Big Picture (1989)

The Big Picture (1989)
IMDb: 6.2
100 min

Hollywood beckons for recent film school grad Nick Chapman, who is out to capitalize on the momentum from his national award-winning student film. Studio executive Allen Habel seduces Nick with…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Tango & Cash (1989)

Tango & Cash (1989)

Tango & Cash (1989)
IMDb: 6.4
104 min

Ray Tango and Gabriel Cash are narcotics detectives who, while both being extremely successful, can’t stand each other. Crime Lord Yves Perret, furious at the loss of income that Tango…

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Steel Magnolias (1989)

Steel Magnolias (1989)

Steel Magnolias (1989)
IMDb: 7.3
117 min

This heart wrenching drama is about a beauty shop, in Louisana owned by Truvy, and the tragedies of all of her clients.

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989)

Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989)

Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989)
IMDb: 5.5
107 min

Capt. Kirk and his crew must deal with Mr. Spock’s half brother who kidnaps three diplomats and hijacks the Enterprise in his obsessive search for God.

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Sea of Love (1989)

Sea of Love (1989)

Sea of Love (1989)
IMDb: 6.8
113 min

Seen-it-all New York detective Frank Keller is unsettled – he has done twenty years on the force and could retire, and he hasn’t come to terms with his wife leaving…

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Road House (1989)

Road House (1989)

Road House (1989)
IMDb: 6.6
114 min

The Double Deuce is the meanest, loudest and rowdiest bar south of the Mason-Dixon Line, and Dalton (Patrick Swayze) has been hired to clean it up. He might not look…

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Genre: Action, Thriller
River of Death (1989)

River of Death (1989)

River of Death (1989)
IMDb: 4.3
107 min

An adventurer (Hamilton) decides to go in search of the lost city in the Amazon jungle. A motley crew of other people with reasons of their own decide to join…

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Genre: Adventure
Millennium (1989)

Millennium (1989)

Millennium (1989)
IMDb: 5.8
108 min

An investigator seeking the cause of an airline disaster discovers the involvement of an organisation of time travellers from a future Earth irreparably polluted who seek to rejuvenate the human…

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Ghosts Can’t Do It (1989)

Ghosts Can’t Do It (1989)

Ghosts Can’t Do It (1989)
IMDb: 2.2
90 min

Elderly Scott kills himself after a heart attack wrecks his body, but then comes back as a ghost and convinces his loving young hot wife Kate to pick and kill…

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Edge of Sanity (1989)

Edge of Sanity (1989)

Edge of Sanity (1989)
IMDb: 5.3
85 min

When Henry Jekyll’s experiments with cocaine have gotten out of control, he transforms into the hideous Jack Hyde. As Hyde he searches the London streets at night for his prey…

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Genre: Horror, Thriller
Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)

Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)

Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
IMDb: 7.9
104 min

An ophthalmologist’s mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife, while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated by another woman.

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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Blind Fury (1989)

Blind Fury (1989)

Blind Fury (1989)
IMDb: 6.4
86 min

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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Genre: Action, Thriller
The War of the Roses (1989)

The War of the Roses (1989)

The War of the Roses (1989)
IMDb: 6.8
116 min

The Roses, Barbara and Oliver, live happily as a married couple. Then she starts to wonder what life would be like without Oliver, and likes what she sees. Both want…

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Genre: Comedy
The Toxic Avenger Part II (1989)

The Toxic Avenger Part II (1989)

The Toxic Avenger Part II (1989)
IMDb: 5.1
102 min

The Toxic Avenger is lured to Tokyo, Japan by the evil corporation Apocalypse Inc. So while the Toxic Avenger is fighting crime in Tokyo, Apocalypse Inc. spread evil in Tromaville.

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Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
The Package (1989)

The Package (1989)

The Package (1989)
IMDb: 6.4
108 min

Experienced Green Beret sergeant Johnny Gallagher is escorting a prisoner, Airborne Ranger Thomas Boyette, back to the US, but Boyette escapes and Gallagher must risk life and limb to catch…

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Robot Jox (1989)

Robot Jox (1989)

Robot Jox (1989)
IMDb: 5.4
85 min

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…

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My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown (1989)

My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown (1989)

My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown (1989)
IMDb: 7.9
103 min

In this true story told through flashbacks, Christy Brown is born with crippling cerebral palsy into a poor, working-class Irish family. Able only to control movement in his left foot…

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Genre: Drama
Moontrap (1989)

Moontrap (1989)

Moontrap (1989)
IMDb: 5.0
92 min

The Space Shuttle returns to earth, but some of the equipment brought back on it begins to behave strangely. Scientists are unsure what is happening, and decide to take all…

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Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)

Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)

Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)
IMDb: 7.2
114 min

In the opening chase, Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh stumble across a trunk full of Krugerrands. They follow the trail to a South African diplomat who’s using his immunity to…

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Kickboxer (1989)

Kickboxer (1989)

Kickboxer (1989)
IMDb: 6.4
97 min

If your enemy refuses to be humbled… Destroy him. Accompanied by his brother Kurt (Van Damme), American kickboxing champion Eric Sloane (Dennis Alexio), arrives in Thailand to defeat the Eastern…

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Genre: Action, Thriller
How to Get Ahead in Advertising (1989)

How to Get Ahead in Advertising (1989)

How to Get Ahead in Advertising (1989)
IMDb: 7.0
90 min

Pressure from his boss and a skin-cream client produces a talking boil on a British adman’s neck.

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Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Henry V (1989)

Henry V (1989)

Henry V (1989)
IMDb: 7.5
137 min

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

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Eddie and the Cruisers II: Eddie Lives! (1989)

Eddie and the Cruisers II: Eddie Lives! (1989)

Eddie and the Cruisers II: Eddie Lives! (1989)
IMDb: 6.3
104 min

In the sixties, Eddie and the cruisers was the hottest band around. But the tragic death of its lead singer broke the band up. Only Eddie is not dead. He…

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Genre: Drama, Music, Thriller
Cyborg (1989)

Cyborg (1989)

Cyborg (1989)
IMDb: 5.1
86 min

A martial artist hunts a killer in a plague-infested urban dump of the future.

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Chances Are (1989)

Chances Are (1989)

Chances Are (1989)
IMDb: 6.5
108 min

Louie Jeffries is happily married to Corinne. On their first anniversary, Louie is killed crossing the road. Louie is reincarnated as Alex Finch, and twenty years later, fate brings Alex…

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Blaze (1989)

Blaze (1989)

Blaze (1989)
IMDb: 6.0
120 min

This movie tells the story of the latter years of Earl Long, a flamboyant governor of Louisiana. The aging Earl, an unapologetic habitue of strip joints, falls in love with…

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Genre: Drama, Romance
Black Rain (1989)

Black Rain (1989)

Black Rain (1989)
IMDb: 6.7
125 min

Two New York cops get involved in a gang war between members of the Yakuza, the Japanese Mafia. They arrest one of their killers and are ordered to escort him…

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Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989)

Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989)

Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989)
IMDb: 6.9
90 min

A pair of failing high school students—Bill S. Preston, Esquire and Ted “Theodore” Logan—are visited by a time traveler from the future, who takes them on an adventure through time…

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The Wizard (1989)

The Wizard (1989)

The Wizard (1989)
IMDb: 6.1
100 min

Corey (Fred Savage) refuses to let his emotionally disturbed younger brother Jimmy (Luke Edwards) be institutionalized, and the two run away together. They soon join forces with a resourceful girl…

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Blue Steel (1990)

Blue Steel (1990)

Blue Steel (1990)
IMDb: 5.7
102 min

Megan Turner, a female rookie cop, gets involved in an armed robbery that goes awry. A witness becomes obsessed with her.

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Genre: Thriller
Major League (1989)

Major League (1989)

Major League (1989)
IMDb: 7.2
107 min

When Rachel Phelps inherits the Cleveland Indians from her deceased husband, she’s determined to move the team to a warmer climate—but only a losing season will make that possible, which…

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Genre: Comedy
Glory (1989)

Glory (1989)

Glory (1989)
IMDb: 7.8
122 min

Robert Gould Shaw leads the US Civil War’s first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices of both his own Union army and the Confederates.

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Genre: History, War
Erik the Viking (1989)

Erik the Viking (1989)

Erik the Viking (1989)
IMDb: 6.3
107 min

Erik the Viking gathers warriors from his village and sets out on a dangerous journey to Valhalla, to ask the gods to end the Age of Ragnorok and allow his…

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Driving Miss Daisy (1989)

Driving Miss Daisy (1989)

Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
IMDb: 7.4
99 min

The story of an old Jewish widow named Daisy Werthan and her relationship with her black chauffeur Hoke. From an initial mere work relationship grew in 25 years a strong…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama
The ‘Burbs (1989)

The ‘Burbs (1989)

The ‘Burbs (1989)
IMDb: 6.9
102 min

When secretive new neighbors move in next door, suburbanite Ray Peterson and his friends let their paranoia get the best of them as they start to suspect the newcomers of…

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Licence to Kill (1989)

Licence to Kill (1989)

Licence to Kill (1989)
IMDb: 6.6
133 min

When drug lord Franz Sanchez exacts his brutal vengeance on Bond’s friend Felix Leiter, 007 resigns from the British Secret Service and begins a fierce vendetta against the master criminal….

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Born on the Fourth of July (1989)

Born on the Fourth of July (1989)

Born on the Fourth of July (1989)
IMDb: 7.2
145 min

The biography of Ron Kovic. Paralyzed in the Vietnam war, he becomes an anti-war and pro-human rights political activist after feeling betrayed by the country he fought for.

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Genre: Drama, War
An Innocent Man (1989)

An Innocent Man (1989)

An Innocent Man (1989)
IMDb: 6.5
113 min

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,…

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All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989)

All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989)

All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989)
IMDb: 6.8
84 min

When a casino owning dog named Charlie is murdered by his rival Carface, he finds himself in Heaven basically by default since all dogs go to heaven. However, since he…

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Lock Up (1989)

Lock Up (1989)

Lock Up (1989)
IMDb: 6.4
109 min

Frank Leone is nearing the end of his prison term for a relatively minor crime. Just before he is paroled, however, Warden Drumgoole takes charge. Drumgoole was assigned to a…

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Genre: Action, Crime
Johnny Handsome (1989)

Johnny Handsome (1989)

Johnny Handsome (1989)
IMDb: 6.2
94 min

A career criminal who has been deformed since birth is given a new face by a kindly doctor and paroled from prison. It appears that he has gone straight, but…

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Genre: Crime, Drama
Sonny Boy (1989)

Sonny Boy (1989)

Sonny Boy (1989)
IMDb: 5.7
96 min

A small-town car thief and his transvestite wife come across an abandoned infant; they amputate his tongue and train him for a life in crime.

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New York Stories (1989)

New York Stories (1989)

New York Stories (1989)
IMDb: 6.4
124 min

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,…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
A Nightmare on Elm Street: The Dream Child (1989)

A Nightmare on Elm Street: The Dream Child (1989)

A Nightmare on Elm Street: The Dream Child (1989)
IMDb: 5.1
89 min

Alice, having survived the previous installment of the Nightmare series, finds the deadly dreams of Freddy Krueger starting once again. This time, the taunting murderer is striking through the sleeping…

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Genre: Horror, Thriller
The Dream Team (1989)

The Dream Team (1989)

The Dream Team (1989)
IMDb: 6.5
113 min

This morning they were playing ping-pong in the hospital rec room. Now they’re lost in New York and framed for murder. This was never covered in group therapy.

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Genre: Comedy