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Killer Crocodile (1989)

Killer Crocodile (1989)

Killer Crocodile (1989)
IMDb: 4.7
90 min

A group of environmentalists arrives at a faraway tropical delta where toxic waste is being dumped. However the water also hides a giant crocodile. The corrupt local officials don’t help...

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Genre: Horror
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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Patlabor: The Movie (1989)

Patlabor: The Movie (1989)

Patlabor: The Movie (1989)
IMDb: 7.1
100 min

A mysterious suicide and a series of unmanned robot run-aways sparks off a Police investigation into the suspicious software on-board thousands of industrial robots around Tokyo.

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Music Box (1989)

Music Box (1989)

Music Box (1989)
IMDb: 7.4
124 min

A lawyer defends her father accused of war crimes, but there is more to the case than she suspects.

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Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Longtime Companion (1989)

Longtime Companion (1989)

Longtime Companion (1989)
IMDb: 7.6
96 min

During the summer of 1981, a group of friends in New York are completely unprepared for the onslaught of AIDS. What starts as a rumor about a mysterious “gay cancer”...

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Genre: Drama, Romance
Chattahoochee (1989)

Chattahoochee (1989)

Chattahoochee (1989)
IMDb: 6.3
97 min

In 1955 Florida, a Korean vet has a breakdown and is incarcerated in a “maximum security” mental health prison, where patients are abused.

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Genre: Drama
Black Rainbow (1989)

Black Rainbow (1989)

Black Rainbow (1989)
IMDb: 5.9
103 min

Martha Travis is a medium who makes contact with spirits “on the other side” and connects them with their loved ones still alive, in public performances. Trouble begins when she...

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Genre: Mystery, Thriller
A Better Tomorrow III: Love and Death in Saigon (1989)

A Better Tomorrow III: Love and Death in Saigon (1989)

A Better Tomorrow III: Love and Death in Saigon (1989)
IMDb: 5.9
114 min

The year is 1974. A young Hong Kong Chinese, Mark (Chow Yun-Fat), travels to Saigon to make his fortune. There, he encounters a mysterious femme fatale, the lovely Kit. As...

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Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Wicked Stepmother (1989)

Wicked Stepmother (1989)

Wicked Stepmother (1989)
IMDb: 4.3
90 min

A mother/daughter pair of witches descend on a yuppie family’s home and cause havoc, one at a time since they share one body & the other must live in a...

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True Believer (1989)

True Believer (1989)

True Believer (1989)
IMDb: 6.7
105 min

Eddie Dodd is a burnt out former civil rights lawyer who now specializes in defending drug dealers. Roger Baron, newly graduated from law school, has followed Eddie’s great cases and...

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Genre: Crime, Drama
The Toxic Avenger Part III: The Last Temptation of Toxie (1989)

The Toxic Avenger Part III: The Last Temptation of Toxie (1989)

The Toxic Avenger Part III: The Last Temptation of Toxie (1989)
IMDb: 4.4
102 min

Toxie finds he has nothing to do as a superhero, as he has ridden his city of evil. So he decides to go to work for a major corporation, which...

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Twisted Obsession (1989)

Twisted Obsession (1989)

Twisted Obsession (1989)
IMDb: 5.5
108 min

Dan Gillis, an American screenwriter living in Paris, recently abandoned by his wife, and getting used to his new life as a bachelor while trying to take care of his...

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Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Stepfather II (1989)

Stepfather II (1989)

Stepfather II (1989)
IMDb: 5.7
93 min

“Stepfather” Jerry Blake escapes an insane asylum and winds up in another town, this time impersonating a marriage counselor. With a future wife and new stepson who love him, Blake...

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Genre: Horror, Thriller
Violent Cop (1989)

Violent Cop (1989)

Violent Cop (1989)
IMDb: 7.2
103 min

A detective breaks all rules of ethical conduct while investigating a colleague’s involvement in drug pushing and Yakuza activities.

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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Slipstream (1989)

Slipstream (1989)

Slipstream (1989)
IMDb: 4.8
102 min

Slipstream is a 1989 post-apocalyptic science fiction adventure film. The plot has an emphasis on aviation and contains many common science-fiction themes, such as taking place in a dystopian future...

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Skin Deep (1989)

Skin Deep (1989)

Skin Deep (1989)
IMDb: 6.1
97 min

Hard-drinking novelist Zach Hutton spirals out of control after his wife and mistress both leave him. Alone and crippled by a bad case of writer’s block, Zach slips in and...

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Sinbad of the Seven Seas (1989)

Sinbad of the Seven Seas (1989)

Sinbad of the Seven Seas (1989)
IMDb: 4.3
93 min

Fantasy tale based on the tale of the legendary sailor. Here Sinbad must recover five magical stones to free the city of Basra from the evil spell cast by a...

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Genre: Adventure, Family
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
The Seventh Continent (1989)

The Seventh Continent (1989)

The Seventh Continent (1989)
IMDb: 7.7
107 min

Chronicles three years of a middle class family seemingly caught up in their daily routines, only troubled by minor incidents. Behind their apparent calm and repetitive existence however, they are...

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Genre: Drama
Shocking Dark (1989)

Shocking Dark (1989)

Shocking Dark (1989)
IMDb: 4.5
90 min

In a polluted future Venice researchers work to improve the situation. One day, unknown forces start killing them. A team of soldiers and a couple of civilians is sent to...

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She’s Out of Control (1989)

She’s Out of Control (1989)

She’s Out of Control (1989)
IMDb: 5.4
97 min

A Los Angeles radio-station manager’s girlfriend shows his teenage daughter how to be sexy.

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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Second Sight (1989)

Second Sight (1989)

Second Sight (1989)
IMDb: 4.4
83 min

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...

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Genre: Comedy
Scandal (1989)

Scandal (1989)

Scandal (1989)
IMDb: 6.5
115 min

An English bon-vivant osteopath is enchanted with a young exotic dancer and invites her to live with him. He serves as friend and mentor, and through his contacts and parties...

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Savage Beach (1989)

Savage Beach (1989)

Savage Beach (1989)
IMDb: 4.4
92 min

Donna and Taryn are federal drug enforcement agents based in the Hawaiian isles. Upon the success of a drug bust, they receive a call from Shane Aviation to fly an...

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Genre: Action, Thriller
Romero (1989)

Romero (1989)

Romero (1989)
IMDb: 7.2
105 min

Romero is a compelling and deeply moving look at the life of Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador, who made the ultimate sacrifice in a passionate stand against social injustice...

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Genre: Drama, History
The Return of the Musketeers (1989)

The Return of the Musketeers (1989)

The Return of the Musketeers (1989)
IMDb: 5.9
102 min

It’s 1649: Mazarin hires the impoverished D’Artagnan to find the other musketeers: Cromwell has overthrown the English king, so Mazarin fears revolt, particularly from the popular Beaufort. Porthos, bored with...

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The Return of Swamp Thing (1989)

The Return of Swamp Thing (1989)

The Return of Swamp Thing (1989)
IMDb: 4.7
84 min

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...

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Renegades (1989)

Renegades (1989)

Renegades (1989)
IMDb: 5.4
106 min

Buster McHenry is as an undercover agent for the police. His mission involves him in a robbery. Buster gets shot but Hank Storm, an Indian, helps Buster. Since Hank wants...

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The Rachel Papers (1989)

The Rachel Papers (1989)

The Rachel Papers (1989)
IMDb: 6.1
95 min

Charles is in control of his life; he is about to finish 6th from college and start at Oxford. He is 19 and wants an ‘older’ woman before he turns...

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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Prancer (1989)

Prancer (1989)

Prancer (1989)
IMDb: 6.4
99 min

Jessica, the daughter of an impoverished apple farmer, still believes in Santa Claus. So when she comes across a reindeer with an injured leg, it makes perfect sense to her...

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Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
The Phantom of the Opera (1989)

The Phantom of the Opera (1989)

The Phantom of the Opera (1989)
IMDb: 5.5
93 min

When Christine Day accidentally discovers a rare piece of music, she brings back to life its composer, Erik Destler. Through her fascination with the music she is transported back to...

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Genre: Horror
Parents (1989)

Parents (1989)

Parents (1989)
IMDb: 6.1
81 min

Michael is a young boy living in a typical 1950s suburbanite home… except for his bizarre and horrific nightmares, and continued unease around his parents. Young Michael begins to suspect...

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
Old Gringo (1989)

Old Gringo (1989)

Old Gringo (1989)
IMDb: 5.8
120 min

When school teacher Harriet Winslow goes to Mexico to teach, she is kidnapped by Gen. Tomas Arroyo and his revolutionaries. An aging American, Ambrose “Old Gringo” Bierce also in Mexico,...

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Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Miracles (1989)

Miracles (1989)

Miracles (1989)
IMDb: 7.0
127 min

A country boy becomes the head of a gang through the purchase of some lucky roses from an old lady. He and a singer at the gang’s nightclub try to...

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Miss Firecracker (1989)

Miss Firecracker (1989)

Miss Firecracker (1989)
IMDb: 6.0
102 min

A girl from Yazoo City, Mississippi pins all her hopes on winning the local beauty pageant.

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Genre: Comedy
Wilt (1989)

Wilt (1989)

Wilt (1989)
IMDb: 6.2
92 min

Henry Wilt is a more or less failed teacher who fantasizes about murdering his dominant, non-attentive wife Eva. At a party who gets stuck in an inflatable doll and makes...

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Genre: Comedy, Crime
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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The Mighty Quinn (1989)

The Mighty Quinn (1989)

The Mighty Quinn (1989)
IMDb: 6.0
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
Homework (1989)

Homework (1989)

Homework (1989)
IMDb: 7.9
86 min

Documentary Abbas Kiarostami directed in 1989 after realizing he was having difficulties assisting his son with his homework. Kiarostami interviewed young male students at a local school to find out...

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Genre: Documentary
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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