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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}
  • Paul Hogan, Linda Kozlowski


    Directed byPeter Faiman

    Crocodile Dundee is a 1986 Australian comedy film set in the Australian Outback and in New York City. It stars Paul Hogan as the weathered Mick Dundee. Hogan's future wife Linda Kozlowski portrayed...  more

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  • Anne Bancroft, Sissy Spacek


    Directed byTom Moore

    'night, Mother is a 1986 American drama film written by Marsha Norman. The film, which stars Sissy Spacek and Anne Bancroft, is based on Norman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same name. It was...  more
  • ...nebo být zabit is a film directed by Martin Holly released on Feb 1, 1986....
  • Halber Mensch is a 1986 film by Japanese director Sogo Ishii with German band Einstürzende Neubauten. It was originally released on VHS, and re-released on DVD in 2005. The film's title comes from...  more
  • 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 starring Bee, Anita Mui, Chow Yun-fat and Joey Wong....  more
  • Michael Gross, Carl Lewis


    Directed byBud Greenspan

    16 Days of Glory is a 1986 documentary film by Bud Greenspan about the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California, USA. The film has been featured on HBO. Among the athletes profiled are Mary...  more
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  • Adam Baldwin, Rene Auberjonois


    Directed byLarry Gross

  • 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 is a 1986 film written by Attilio Concari and Davide Ferrario and directed by Attilio Concari....
  • Ann-Margret, Kelly Preston


    Directed byJohn Frankenheimer

    52 Pick-Up is a 1986 crime thriller film directed by John Frankenheimer. The film stars Roy Scheider, Ann-Margret, and Vanity, and is based on Elmore Leonard's novel of the same name....  more
  • 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 Ashby, and the first attempt to adapt the popular Matthew Scudder detective stories of Lawrence Block for...  more
  • Jon Anderson, Chris Squire


    Directed bySteven Soderbergh

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  • 9B is a 1986 television film directed by James Swan....
  • Mickey Rourke, Kim Basinger


    Directed byAdrian Lyne

    9 1/2 Weeks is an 1986 romantic drama film directed by Adrian Lyne and starring Kim Basinger and Mickey Rourke. It is based on the memoir of the same name by Elizabeth McNeill, about a New York City...  more

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  • 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 Lung, Leslie Cheung and Chow Yun-fat. The film had a profound influence on the Hong Kong film-making...  more
  • 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, 1986. The movie was shot in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, starring Richard Crenna, John Shea and Dylan Baker....  more
  • A Cormoran is a 1986 film written by Boris Cavazza and directed by Anton Tomasic....
  • Michael Learned


    Directed byJohn Korty

    A Deadly Business is a 1986 television film directed by John Korty....
  • A Detail in Cyprus is a 1986 drama film written and directed by Panikkos Chrysanthou....
  • Patrick Dempsey, Beau Bridges


    Directed byFerdinand Fairfax

    A Fighting Choice is a 1986 television film directed by Ferdinand Fairfax. Produced by Walt Disney Television and broadcast on ABC, the film stars Patrick Dempsey as a teenager suffering from...  more
  • Ted Danson, Howie Mandel


    Directed byBlake Edwards

    A Fine Mess is a 1986 comedy film written and directed by Blake Edwards and starring Ted Danson and Howie Mandel. The film was intended as a remake of Laurel & Hardy's classic short "The Music Box"...  more
  • 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 first American feature film shot in the People's Republic of China. This was Kelvin Han Yee's first film....  more