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List of 1986 Movies and TV Shows

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1. The Name of the Rose

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7.7/10
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90/100
Released: 1986Rated: R
Mystery, Thriller

What it's about: 14th-century Franciscan monk William of Baskerville and his young novice arrive at a conference to find that several monks have been murdered under mysterious circumstances. To solve the crimes, William must rise up against the Church's authority and fight the shadowy conspiracy of monastery monks using only his intelligence – which is considerable.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 1 service (Microsoft).

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2. Aliens

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8.3/10
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87/100
Released: 1986Rated: R
Horror, Science-Fiction

What it's about: When Ripley's lifepod is found by a salvage crew over 50 years later, she finds that terra-formers are on the very planet they found the alien species. When the company sends a family of colonists out to investigate her story—all contact is lost with the planet and colonists. They enlist Ripley and the colonial marines to return and search for answers.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (AMC & Freeform) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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3. Ferris Bueller's Day Off

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7.8/10
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85/100
Released: 1986Rated: PG-13
Drama, Comedy

What it's about: After high school slacker Ferris Bueller successfully fakes an illness in order to skip school for the day, he goes on a series of adventures throughout Chicago with his girlfriend Sloane and best friend Cameron, all the while trying to outwit his wily school principal and fed-up sister.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Paramount+) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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4. Mona Lisa

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7.3/10
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85/100
Released: 1986Rated: R
Romance, Drama

What it's about: George is a small-time crook just out of prison who discovers his tough-guy image is out of date. Reduced to working as a minder/driver for high class call girl Simone, he has to agree when she asks him to find a young colleague from her King's Cross days. That's when George's troubles just start.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & The Criterion Channel).

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5. Platoon

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8.1/10
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83/100
Released: 1986Rated: R
Drama

What it's about: As a young and naive recruit in Vietnam, Chris Taylor faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, fuboTV & Showtime), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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6. Stand by Me

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8.1/10
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82/100
Released: 1986Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Gordie, Chris, Teddy and Vern are four friends who decide to hike to find the corpse of Ray Brower, a local teenager, who was hit by a train while plucking blueberries in the wild.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Philo & fuboTV) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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7. She's Gotta Have It

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6.8/10
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80/100
Released: 1986Rated: R
Romance, Comedy

What it's about: The story of Nola Darling's simultaneous sexual relationships with three different men is told by her and by her partners and other friends. All three men wanted her to commit solely to them; Nola resists being "owned" by a single partner.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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8. Big Trouble in Little China

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7.3/10
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80/100
Released: 1986Rated: PG-13
Fantasy, Action & Adventure

What it's about: When trucker Jack Burton agreed to take his friend, Wang Chi, to pick up his fiancee at the airport, he never expected to get involved in a supernatural battle between good and evil. Wang's fiancee has emerald green eyes, which make her a perfect target for immortal sorcerer Lo Pan and his three invincible cronies. Lo Pan must marry a girl with green eyes so he can regain his physical form.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (YouTube), stream on a subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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9. The Fly

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7.6/10
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80/100
Released: 1986Rated: R
Horror, Science-Fiction

What it's about: When Seth Brundle makes a huge scientific and technological breakthrough in teleportation, he decides to test it on himself. Unbeknownst to him, a common housefly manages to get inside the device and the two become one.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Philo & fuboTV), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (AMC) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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10. Labyrinth

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7.4/10
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79/100
Released: 1986Rated: PG
Fantasy, Musical

What it's about: When teen Sarah is forced to babysit Toby, her baby stepbrother, she summons Jareth the Goblin King to take him away. When he is actually kidnapped, Sarah is given just thirteen hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue him.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 2 others).

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11. Castle in the Sky

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8.0/10
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79/100
Released: 1986Rated: PG
Science-Fiction, Anime

What it's about: A young boy and a girl with a magic crystal must race against pirates and foreign agents in a search for a legendary floating castle.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX) & rent or buy from $11.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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12. Top Gun

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6.9/10
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79/100
Released: 1986Rated: PG-13
Romance, Action & Adventure

What it's about: A heart-pounding combination of action, music and incredible aerial photography helped make Top Gun the blockbuster hit. of 1986. Top Gun takes a look at the danger and excitement that awaits every pilot at the Navy's prestigious fighter weapons school. Tom Cruise is superb as Lt. Pete "Maverick" Mitchell, a daring young flyer who's out to become the best. And Kelly McGillis sizzles as the civilian instructor who teaches Maverick a few things you can't learn in a classroom.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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13. Blue Velvet

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7.7/10
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78/100
Released: 1986Rated: R
Mystery, Thriller

What it's about: The discovery of a severed human ear found in a field leads a young man on an investigation related to a beautiful, mysterious nightclub singer and a group of criminals who have kidnapped her child.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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14. Highlander

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7.1/10
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77/100
Released: 1986Rated: R
Fantasy, Action & Adventure

What it's about: He fought his first battle on the Scottish Highlands in 1536. He will fight his greatest battle on the streets of New York City in 1986. His name is Connor MacLeod. He is immortal.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, Peacock, Plex & 2 others), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, fuboTV, Cinemax & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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15. Little Shop of Horrors

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7.0/10
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77/100
Released: 1986Rated: PG-13
Horror, Musical

What it's about: Seymour Krelborn is a nerdy orphan working at Mushnik's, a flower shop in urban Skid Row. He harbors a crush on fellow co-worker Audrey Fulquard, and is berated by Mr. Mushnik daily. One day Seymour finds a very mysterious unidentified plant which he calls Audrey II. The plant seems to have a craving for blood and soon begins to sing for his supper.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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16. Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

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7.3/10
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75/100
Released: 1986Rated: PG
Science-Fiction, Comedy

What it's about: It's the 23rd century, and a mysterious alien power is threatening Earth by evaporating the oceans and destroying the atmosphere. In a frantic attempt to save mankind, Kirk and his crew must time travel back to 1986 San Francisco where they find a world of punk, pizza and exact-change buses that are as alien as anything they've ever encountered in the far reaches of the galaxy. A thrilling, action-packed Star Trek adventure!

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu, Paramount+ & Epix), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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17. Manhunter

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7.2/10
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75/100
Released: 1986Rated: R
Crime, Horror

What it's about: FBI Agent Will Graham, who retired after catching Hannibal Lecktor, returns to duty to engage in a risky cat-and-mouse game with Lecktor to capture a new killer.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Tribeca Short List) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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18. The Color of Money

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7.0/10
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74/100
Released: 1986Rated: R
Sport, Drama

What it's about: Former pool hustler "Fast Eddie" Felson decides he wants to return to the game by taking a pupil. He meets talented but green Vincent Lauria and proposes a partnership. As they tour pool halls, Eddie teaches Vincent the tricks of scamming, but he eventually grows frustrated with Vincent's showboat antics, leading to an argument and a falling-out. Eddie takes up playing again and soon crosses paths with Vincent as an opponent.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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19. Short Circuit

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6.7/10
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73/100
Released: 1986Rated: PG
Science-Fiction, Comedy

What it's about: After a lightning bolt zaps a robot named Number 5, the lovable machine starts to think he's human and escapes the lab. Hot on his trail is his designer, Newton, who hopes to get to Number 5 before the military does. In the meantime, a spunky animal lover mistakes the robot for an alien and takes him in, teaching her new guest about life on Earth.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & PlutoTV), stream on a subscription service (Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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20. Hoosiers

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7.5/10
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73/100
Released: 1986Rated: PG
Family, Drama

What it's about: High school basketball is king in small-town Indiana, and the 1954 Hickory Huskers are all hope and no talent. But their new coach -- abrasive, unlikable Norman Dale -- whips the team into shape ... while also inciting controversy.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (YouTube Premium, PlutoTV & The Roku Channel), stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu, Paramount+, Epix & 1 other), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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21. Hannah and Her Sisters

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7.9/10
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73/100
Released: 1986Rated: PG-13
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Between two Thanksgivings, Hannah's husband falls in love with her sister Lee, while her hypochondriac ex-husband rekindles his relationship with her sister Holly.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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22. Crocodile Dundee

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6.6/10
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72/100
Released: 1986Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: When a New York reporter plucks crocodile hunter Dundee from the Australian Outback for a visit to the Big Apple, it's a clash of cultures and a recipe for good-natured comedy as naïve Dundee negotiates the concrete jungle. Dundee proves that his instincts are quite useful in the city and adeptly handles everything from wily muggers to high-society snoots without breaking a sweat.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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23. Down by Law

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7.7/10
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72/100
Released: 1986Rated: R
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: A disc jockey, a pimp and an Italian tourist escape from jail in New Orleans.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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24. The Mission

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7.4/10
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72/100
Released: 1986Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: When a Spanish Jesuit goes into the South American wilderness to build a mission in the hope of converting the Indians of the region, a slave hunter is converted and joins his mission. When Spain sells the colony to Portugal, they are forced to defend all they have built against the Portuguese aggressors.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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25. ¡Three Amigos!

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6.5/10
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72/100
Released: 1986Rated: PG
Comedy

What it's about: Three unemployed actors accept an invitation to a Mexican village to replay their bandit fighter roles, unaware that it is the real thing.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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26. Pretty in Pink

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6.8/10
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72/100
Released: 1986Rated: PG-13
Romance, Comedy

What it's about: Andie is an outcast, hanging out either with her older boss, who owns the record store where she works, or her quirky high school classmate Duckie, who has a crush on her. When one of the rich and popular kids at school, Blane, asks Andie out, it seems too good to be true. As Andie starts falling for Blane, she begins to realize that dating someone from a different social sphere is not easy.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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27. Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer

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7.0/10
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71/100
Released: 1986Rated: R
Crime, Horror

What it's about: Henry likes to kill people, in different ways each time. Henry shares an apartment with Otis. When Otis' sister comes to stay, we see both sides of Henry: "the guy next door" and the serial killer.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, Peacock, Plex & 2 others), stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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28. The Sacrifice

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8.0/10
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71/100
Released: 1986Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Alexander, a journalist, philosopher and retired actor, celebrates a birthday with friends and family when it is announced that nuclear war has begun.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (Google Play & Prime Video).

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29. Heartbreak Ridge

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6.9/10
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70/100
Released: 1986Rated: R
Action & Adventure

What it's about: A hard-nosed, hard-living Marine gunnery sergeant clashes with his superiors and his ex-wife as he takes command of a spoiled recon platoon with a bad attitude.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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30. Flight of the Navigator

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6.9/10
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70/100
Released: 1986Rated: PG
Science-Fiction, Action & Adventure

What it's about: 12-year-old David is accidentally knocked out in the forest near his home, but when he awakens eight years have passed. His family is overjoyed to have him back, but is just as perplexed as he is that he hasn't aged. When a NASA scientist discovers a UFO nearby, David gets the chance to unravel the mystery and recover the life he lost.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Disney+) & rent or buy from $9.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).

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31. The Transformers: The Movie

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7.3/10
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70/100
Released: 1986Rated: PG
Animation, Science-Fiction

What it's about: The Autobots must stop a colossal planet-consuming robot who goes after the Autobot Matrix of Leadership. At the same time, they must defend themselves against an all-out attack from the Decepticons.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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32. The Hitcher

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7.2/10
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70/100
Released: 1986Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: On a stormy night, young Jim, who transports a luxury car from Chicago to California to deliver it to its owner, feeling tired and sleepy, picks up a mysterious hitchhiker, who has appeared out of nowhere, thinking that a good conversation will help him not to fall asleep. He will have enough time to deeply regret such an unmeditated decision.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Cinemax).

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33. An American Tail

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6.9/10
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70/100
Released: 1986Rated: G
Animation, Action & Adventure

What it's about: A young mouse named Fievel and his family decide to migrate to America, a "land without cats," at the turn of the 20th century. But somehow, Fievel ends up in the New World alone and must fend off not only the felines he never thought he'd have to deal with again but also the loneliness of being away from home.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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34. The Karate Kid Part II

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6.1/10
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70/100
Released: 1986Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: After discovering that his father is at death's door, Mr. Miyagi sets out to Japan, to see him with Daniel. Upon arriving, Miyagi must confront an old rival. Meanwhile, Daniel encounters a new love, and some new enemies.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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35. The Great Mouse Detective

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7.2/10
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70/100
Released: 1986Rated: G
Action & Adventure, Animation

What it's about: When the diabolical Professor Ratigan kidnaps London's master toymaker, the brilliant master of disguise Basil of Baker Street and his trusted sidekick Dawson try to elude the ultimate trap and foil the perfect crime.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Disney+) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).

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36. Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives

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6.0/10
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70/100
Released: 1986Rated: R
Thriller, Horror

What it's about: Determined to finish off the infamous killer Jason Voorhees once and for all, Tommy Jarvis and a friend exhume Jason’s corpse in order to cremate him. Things go awry when Jason is instead resurrected, sparking a new chain of ruthlessly brutal murders. Now it’s up to Tommy to stop the dark, devious and demented deaths that he unwittingly brought about.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Peacock), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Syfy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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37. Cobra

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5.8/10
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69/100
Released: 1986Rated: R
Crime, Action & Adventure

What it's about: A tough-on-crime street cop must protect the only surviving witness to a strange murderous cult with far reaching plans.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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38. House

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6.2/10
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69/100
Released: 1986Rated: R
Fantasy, Horror

What it's about: Roger Cobb is an author who has just separated from his wife. He moves into a new house and tries to work on a novel based on his experiences in the Vietnam War. Strange things start happening around him; little things at first, but as they become more frequent, Cobb becomes aware that the house resents his presence.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Shudder & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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39. Night of the Creeps

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6.8/10
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69/100
Released: 1986Rated: R
Science-Fiction, Horror

What it's about: In 1959, an alien experiment crashes to earth and infects a fraternity member. They freeze the body, but in the modern day, two geeks pledging a fraternity accidentally thaw the corpse, which proceeds to infect the campus with parasites that transform their hosts into killer zombies.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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40. Salvador

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7.4/10
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69/100
Released: 1986Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: A second-rate journalist from the US tries his luck in El Salvador during the military dictatorship in the 1980s.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & HBO) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).

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41. The Money Pit

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6.4/10
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69/100
Released: 1986Rated: PG
Romance, Comedy

What it's about: After being evicted from their Manhattan apartment, a couple buy what looks like the home of their dreams—only to find themselves saddled with a bank-account-draining nightmare. Struggling to keep their relationship together as their rambling mansion falls to pieces around them, the two watch in hilarious horror as everything—including the kitchen sink—disappears into the Money Pit.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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42. From Beyond

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6.7/10
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69/100
Released: 1986Rated: R
Science-Fiction, Horror

What it's about: A group of scientists have developed the Resonator, a machine which allows whoever is within range to see beyond normal perceptible reality. But when the experiment succeeds, they are immediately attacked by terrible life forms.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (Prime Video & Vudu).

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43. The Golden Child

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6.0/10
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69/100
Released: 1986Rated: PG-13
Fantasy, Action & Adventure

What it's about: After a Tibetan boy, the mystical Golden Child, is kidnapped by the evil Sardo Numspa, humankind's fate hangs in the balance. On the other side of the world in Los Angeles, the priestess Kee Nang seeks the Chosen One, who will save the boy from death. When Nang sees social worker Chandler Jarrell on television discussing his ability to find missing children, she solicits his expertise, despite his skepticism over being "chosen."

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Prime Video, Paramount+ & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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44. Back to School

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6.7/10
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69/100
Released: 1986Rated: PG-13
Romance, Comedy

What it's about: Self-made millionaire Thornton Melon decides to get a better education and enrolls at his son Jason's college. While Jason tries to fit in with his fellow students, Thornton struggles to gain his son's respect, giving way to hilarious antics.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV & YouTube), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, fuboTV, Showtime & 1 other), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime & AMC) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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45. Something Wild

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6.9/10
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68/100
Released: 1986Rated: R
Comedy, Crime

What it's about: A free-spirited woman "kidnaps" a yuppie for a weekend of adventure. But the fun quickly takes a dangerous turn when her ex-con husband shows up.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Vudu).

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46. Critters

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6.1/10
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68/100
Released: 1986Rated: PG-13
Science-Fiction, Comedy

What it's about: A massive ball of furry creatures from another world eat their way through a small mid-western town followed by intergalactic bounty hunters opposed only by militant townspeople.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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47. Manon of the Spring

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8.0/10
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68/100
Released: 1986Rated: PG
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: In this, the sequel to Jean de Florette, Manon (Beart) has grown into a beautiful young shepherdess living in the idyllic Provencal countryside. She plots vengeance on the men who greedily conspired to acquire her father's land years earlier.

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48. ALF

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7.4/10
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68/100
Year: 1986-2021Rated: TV-GSeasons: 4
Comedy, Family

What it's about: A furry alien wiseguy comes to live with a terran family after crashing into their garage.

Where to Watch: 104 episodes (99%) are available to watch free online (Tubi, Vudu, IMDb TV & 1 other). 17 episodes (16%) are available to stream on a subscription service (Starz & ComicCon HQ). 105 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $0.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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49. Jean de Florette

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8.0/10
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68/100
Released: 1986Rated: PG
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: In a rural French village, an old man and his only remaining relative cast their covetous eyes on an adjoining vacant property. They need its spring water for growing their flowers, and are dismayed to hear that the man who has inherited it is moving in. They block up the spring and watch as their new neighbour tries to keep his crops watered from wells far afield through the hot summer. Though they see his desperate efforts are breaking his health and his wife and daughter's hearts, they think only of getting the water.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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50. A Better Tomorrow

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7.5/10
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67/100
Released: 1986Rated: R
Crime, Thriller

What it's about: A reforming ex-gangster tries to reconcile with his estranged policeman brother, but the ties to his former gang are difficult to break.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $14.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

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