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List of All Movies Released in 1986

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List of all movies released in 1986, with film trailers when available. These movies of 1986 are listed alphabetically, but if you're looking for a particular film, you can search for it by using the Filter option below. This list includes some of the best movies of 1986, but since it's a list of all 1986 films there are also some bad movies on here as well. Additional information is also available for these 1986 movies, such as their directors, actors and taglines.

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different movies, including Ferris Bueller's Day Off and Platoon.

If you're wondering, "What movies came out in 1986?" or "What are the best 1986 films?" then this list will answer your questions.

This is a comprehensive list of movies that premiered in 1986, so the films you see here range from smaller indie pictures to giant blockbusters. If you're a big cinema buff, this list is a great way to find some more obscure films that you may not already know. {#nodes}
  • Crocodile Dundee

    Crocodile Dundee

    Paul Hogan, Linda Kozlowski


    Directed byPeter Faiman

    Crocodile Dundee is a 1986 Australian comedy film set in the Australian Outback and in New...  more

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  • 'night, Mother

    'night, Mother

    Anne Bancroft, Sissy Spacek


    Directed byTom Moore

    'night, Mother is a 1986 American drama film written by Marsha Norman. The film, which stars...  more
  • ...nebo být zabit

    ...nebo být zabit

    ...nebo být zabit is a film directed by Martin Holly released on Feb 1, 1986....
  • 1/2 Man

    1/2 Man

    Halber Mensch is a 1986 film by Japanese director Sogo Ishii with German band Einstürzende...  more
  • 100 Ways to Murder Your Wife

    100 Ways to Murder Your Wife

    Chow Yun-Fat, Anita Mui


    Directed byKenny Bee

    100 Ways to Murder Your Wife is a 1986 Hong Kong comedy film directed by Kenny Bee and...  more
  • 16 Days of Glory

    16 Days of Glory

    16 Days of Glory is a 1986 documentary film by Bud Greenspan about the 1984 Summer Olympics in...  more
  • 1986 Cotton Bowl Classic Game

    1986 Cotton Bowl Classic Game

    Bo Jackson, Auburn Tigers


  • 1986 Fiesta Bowl Game

    1986 Fiesta Bowl Game

  • 1986 NCAA Championship: Louisville vs. Duke

  • 3:15


    Adam Baldwin, Rene Auberjonois


    Directed byLarry Gross

  • 40 Sq. Meters of Germany

    40 Sq. Meters of Germany

    Özay Fecht, Demir Gökgöl


    Directed byTevfik Başer

    40 Sq. Meters of Germany is a 1986 drama film written and directed by Tevfik Baser....  more
  • 45th Parallel

    45th Parallel

    45th Parallel is a 1986 film written by Attilio Concari and Davide Ferrario and directed by...
  • 52 Pick-Up

    52 Pick-Up

    Ann-Margret, Kelly Preston


    Directed byJohn Frankenheimer

    52 Pick-Up is a 1986 crime thriller film directed by John Frankenheimer. The film stars Roy...  more
  • 8 Million Ways to Die

    8 Million Ways to Die

    Jeff Bridges, Andy Garcia


    Directed byHal Ashby

    8 Million Ways to Die is a 1986 American crime film. This was the final film directed by Hal...  more
  • 9012Live


    Jon Anderson, Chris Squire


    Directed bySteven Soderbergh

    9012Live is the video release of a concert by the progressive rock group Yes recorded live at...  more
  • 9B


    9B is a 1986 television film directed by James Swan....
  • 9½ Weeks

    9½ Weeks

    Mickey Rourke, Kim Basinger


    Directed byAdrian Lyne

    9½ Weeks is an 1986 romantic drama film directed by Adrian Lyne and starring Kim Basinger...  more

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  • A Better Tomorrow

    A Better Tomorrow

    Chow Yun-Fat, Stephen Chow


    Directed byJohn Woo

    A Better Tomorrow is a cult 1986 Hong Kong crime film directed by John Woo and starring Ti...  more

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  • A Case of Deadly Force

    A Case of Deadly Force

    Richard Crenna, Lorraine Toussaint


    Directed byMichael Miller

    A Case of Deadly Force is an American made-for-TV drama film that was released on April 9,...  more
  • A Cormoran

    A Cormoran is a 1986 film written by Boris Cavazza and directed by Anton Tomasic....
  • A Deadly Business

    A Deadly Business

    Michael Learned


    Directed byJohn Korty

    A Deadly Business is a 1986 television film directed by John Korty....
  • A Detail in Cyprus

    A Detail in Cyprus

    A Detail in Cyprus is a 1986 drama film written and directed by Panikkos Chrysanthou....
  • A Fighting Choice

    A Fighting Choice

    Patrick Dempsey, Beau Bridges


    Directed byFerdinand Fairfax

    A Fighting Choice is a 1986 television film directed by Ferdinand Fairfax. Produced by Walt...  more
  • A Fine Mess

    A Fine Mess

    Ted Danson, Howie Mandel


    Directed byBlake Edwards

    A Fine Mess is a 1986 comedy film written and directed by Blake Edwards and starring Ted...  more
  • A Great Wall

    A Great Wall

    Kelvin Han Yee, Kelvin Wong


    Directed byPeter Wang

    A Great Wall is a 1986 comedy-drama film written, directed and starring Peter Wang. It is the...  more