1989 Movies to See

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1. The Dead Next Door (1989)

Unrated | 78 min | Horror

An elite anti-Zombie team is assembled by the Government to cope with an ever-growing undead infection and the religious cult zealots who fanatically protect the festering foes.

Director: J.R. Bookwalter | Stars: Pete Ferry, Bogdan Pecic, Michael Grossi, Jolie Jackunas

Votes: 2,775

Netflix Disc

2. Kiki's Delivery Service (1989)

G | 103 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

83 Metascore

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.

Director: Hayao Miyazaki | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Minami Takayama, Rei Sakuma, Kappei Yamaguchi

Votes: 102,752

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3. Baxter (1989)

R | 82 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

A white Bull Terrier named Baxter is given to an elderly woman by her daughter. As time passes, the dog develops aggressive and murderous behavior in order to be adopted by another family.

Director: Jérôme Boivin | Stars: Lise Delamare, Jean Mercure, Jacques Spiesser, Catherine Ferran

Votes: 1,715

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4. Monster High (1989)

R | 84 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

Two aliens steal a doomsday device from another world and abscond to earth. The device is Mr. Armageddon, a living embodiment of destruction who intends to destroy the planet. A ragtag group of high school students stand in his way.

Director: Rudy Poe | Stars: Dean Iandoli, Diana Frank, David Marriott, Robert Lind

Votes: 523

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5. Tetsuo: The Iron Man (1989)

Not Rated | 67 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

A businessman accidentally kills The Metal Fetishist, who gets his revenge by slowly turning the man into a grotesque hybrid of flesh and rusty metal.

Director: Shin'ya Tsukamoto | Stars: Tomorô Taguchi, Kei Fujiwara, Nobu Kanaoka, Shin'ya Tsukamoto

Votes: 17,556

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6. The Killer (1989)

R | 111 min | Action, Crime, Drama

82 Metascore

A disillusioned assassin accepts one last hit in hopes of using his earnings to restore vision to a singer he accidentally blinded, only to be double-crossed by his boss.

Director: John Woo | Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Danny Lee, Sally Yeh, Kong Chu

Votes: 43,761

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7. Moontrap (1989)

R | 92 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

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 necessary ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Dyke | Stars: Walter Koenig, Bruce Campbell, Leigh Lombardi, Robert Kurcz

Votes: 2,760

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8. The Phantom of the Opera (1989)

R | 93 min | Drama, Horror, Music

A young soprano becomes the obsession of a horribly disfigured composer, who has plans for those who oppose him or the young singer.

Director: Dwight H. Little | Stars: Robert Englund, Jill Schoelen, Alex Hyde-White, Bill Nighy

Votes: 3,491 | Gross: $3.95M

Rent $4

9. Lisa (1990)

PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

14-year-old Lisa is raised by her unmarried mother Katherine who overprotects her by forbidding her to date until she's 16. In despair, Lisa and schoolmate Wendy make up a game that ... See full summary »

Director: Gary Sherman | Stars: Staci Keanan, Cheryl Ladd, D.W. Moffett, Tanya Fenmore

Votes: 1,273 | Gross: $4.35M

DVD $18

10. Dark Tower (1989)

R | 91 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

The construction of a skyscraper is being haunted by a ghost.

Directors: Freddie Francis, Ken Wiederhorn | Stars: Michael Moriarty, Jenny Agutter, Carol Lynley, Theodore Bikel

Votes: 487

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11. The Horror Show (1989)

R | 95 min | Horror

Detective Lucas McCarthy finally apprehends "Meat Cleaver Max" and watches the electric chair execution from the audience. But killing Max Jenke only elevated him to another level of ... See full summary »

Directors: James Isaac, David Blyth | Stars: Lance Henriksen, Brion James, Rita Taggart, Dedee Pfeiffer

Votes: 3,124 | Gross: $1.74M

BluRay $19

12. Godzilla vs. Biollante (1989)

PG | 104 min | Action, Sci-Fi

After rising from his volcanic grave, Godzilla is threatened by a mutated rosebush.

Director: Kazuki Ohmori | Stars: Kunihiko Mitamura, Yoshiko Tanaka, Masanobu Takashima, Kôji Takahashi

Votes: 4,614

DVD $14

13. Marquis (1989)

R | 83 min | Animation, Comedy

The scene is a pre-French Revolution Bastille, where various political prisoners are being held: a woman who was raped and impregnated by the king, a police chief who was accused of selling... See full summary »

Director: Henri Xhonneux | Stars: François Marthouret, Valérie Kling, Michel Robin, Isabelle Wolfe

Votes: 1,093

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14. Curse II: The Bite (1989)

R | 98 min | Horror

After being bitten by a radioactive snake, a young man begins to spawn snake-like creatures with a vicious, murdeous nature.

Director: Frederico Prosperi | Stars: Jill Schoelen, J. Eddie Peck, Jamie Farr, Savina Gersak

Votes: 1,082

BluRay $19 (w/ The Curse)

15. Wicked Stepmother (1989)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Fantasy

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 cat the rest of the time. Now it's up... See full summary »

Director: Larry Cohen | Stars: Bette Davis, Barbara Carrera, Colleen Camp, Lionel Stander

Votes: 1,557 | Gross: $0.04M

Rent $3

16. Hider in the House (1989)

R | 104 min | Thriller

A deranged man hides in the attic of a new house and becomes obsessed with the unsuspecting family that moves in.

Director: Matthew Patrick | Stars: Gary Busey, Mimi Rogers, Michael McKean, Kurt Christopher Kinder

Votes: 1,120

Rent $4

17. Shocking Dark (1989)

90 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

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 investigate. Soon, they encounter strange murderous creatures.

Director: Bruno Mattei | Stars: Christopher Ahrens, Haven Tyler, Geretta Geretta, Fausto Lombardi

Votes: 1,030

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18. Black Rainbow (1989)

R | 103 min | Horror, Thriller

A young female medium on tour sees a hitman killing a whistleblower in her vision. The killer finds out about this and plans to kill her as well. The skeptical police, her manager father and a curious journalist try to protect her.

Director: Mike Hodges | Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Jason Robards, Tom Hulce, Mark Joy

Votes: 1,137

DVD $8

19. Edge of Sanity (1989)

R | 85 min | Horror, Thriller

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 in ... See full summary »

Director: Gérard Kikoïne | Stars: Anthony Perkins, Glynis Barber, Sarah Maur Thorp, David Lodge

Votes: 1,219 | Gross: $0.10M

DVD $7

20. My Mom's a Werewolf (1989)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Horror

The frustrated housewife Leslie visits an animal shop to purchase a flea-collar. Unknowing that the owner is a werewolf, she accepts his invitation to lunch and later in his apartment. ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Fischa | Stars: Susan Blakely, John Saxon, Tina Caspary, John Schuck

Votes: 936

DVD $16

21. Meet the Hollowheads (1989)

PG-13 | 86 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

The Hollowheads, a slightly darker and more satirical 80s take on The Jetsons (1962), have their hands full when the head of the family's sleazy and abusive boss invites himself to their family dinner.

Director: Thomas R. Burman | Stars: John Glover, Nancy Mette, Richard Portnow, Matt Shakman

Votes: 588

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22. Stripped to Kill 2: Live Girls (1989)

R | 85 min | Thriller

When the razor blade slasher begins his reign of terror in the alleys behind the Los Angeles strip clubs, the most famous stripper in the spotlight must walk a tightrope between her own ... See full summary »

Director: Katt Shea | Stars: Maria Ford, Eb Lottimer, Karen Mayo-Chandler, Marjean Holden

Votes: 225

DVD $18

23. Ballet (1989)

101 min | Fantasy, Romance, Thriller

Young American ballerina enrolls in a prestigious ballet school in Hungary. She suddenly becomes inexplicably obsessed with Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake and her personality completely changes. A young man in love with her investigates.

Director: Peter Del Monte | Stars: Jennifer Connelly, Gary McCleery, Laurent Terzieff, Olimpia Carlisi

Votes: 430

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24. Night Shadow (1989)

Not Rated | 91 min | Horror

Big shot TV newswoman returns home for a vacation, as several of the town's residents start dying under mysterious circumstances.

Director: Randolph Cohlan | Stars: Brenda Vance, Rick Scott, Stuart Quan, Alta LaFlame

Votes: 270

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25. The Dead Pit (1989)

R | 95 min | Horror

A renegade doctor is shot dead and entombed with his fiendish experiments in the basement of an abandoned wing of a mental hospital. Twenty years later, a mysterious woman is admitted with ... See full summary »

Director: Brett Leonard | Stars: Jeremy Slate, Cheryl Lawson, Stephen Gregory Foster, Danny Gochnauer

Votes: 1,867

DVD $18

26. After Midnight (1989)

R | 90 min | Horror, Thriller

College class, Psychology of Fear, has a new, scary teacher - you have to feel fear to understand it. One student pees himself. The scary stuff is moved to the teacher's house, where scary stories are told.

Directors: Jim Wheat, Ken Wheat | Stars: Jillian McWhirter, Pamela Adlon, Ramy Zada, Judie Aronson

Votes: 1,500 | Gross: $0.08M

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27. After Death (1989)

Unrated | 84 min | Action, Horror

A woman goes back to the island where her parents were killed. They had been working on a cure for cancer and accidentally raised the dead by angering a voodoo priest. With the woman is a ... See full summary »

Director: Claudio Fragasso | Stars: Jeff Stryker, Candice Daly, Massimo Vanni, Jim Gaines

Votes: 2,030

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28. Hell High (1989)

R | 84 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller

A teacher still haunted by the death of two teens that she accidentally caused as a young girl goes beserk when four teens start harassing her and then attack her in her home.

Director: Douglas Grossman | Stars: Maureen Mooney, Christopher Stryker, Christopher Cousins, Millie Prezioso

Votes: 623 | Gross: $0.19M

DVD $14

29. The Terror Within (1989)

R | 88 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

When a chemical warfare leaves the world barren and filled with mutated monsters, a band of survivors in a underground complex battles one of the creatures who was able to break in.

Director: Thierry Notz | Stars: Andrew Stevens, Starr Andreeff, George Kennedy, Terri Treas

Votes: 1,240 | Gross: $0.86M

DVD $14

30. The Forgotten One (1989)

R | 100 min | Horror, Mystery, Romance

A recently widowed writer moves into a Victorian house that is supposedly haunted. Although he is attracted to his pretty next-door neighbor, he finds himself being seduced by the spirit of... See full summary »

Director: Phillip Badger | Stars: Terry O'Quinn, Kristy McNichol, Blair Parker, Elisabeth Brooks

Votes: 338

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31. The Cellar (1989)

PG-13 | 85 min | Horror

A young boy finds an ancient Comanche monster spirit in the basement of his home. His parents don't believe him, so he must kill the monster alone.

Director: Kevin Tenney | Stars: Patrick Kilpatrick, Chris Miller, Suzanne Savoy, Ford Rainey

Votes: 409

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32. Beverly Hills Vamp (1989)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Horror

A trio of geeks go to Hollywood to make a movie and are bored one night so they get some hookers to have some sex. Unfortunately, the hookers like to drink blood.

Director: Fred Olen Ray | Stars: Britt Ekland, Eddie Deezen, Tim Conway Jr., Tom Shell

Votes: 524

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33. Memorial Valley Massacre (1989)

R | 93 min | Horror, Thriller

Campers on a holiday are terrorized by an axe-wielding maniac.

Director: Robert C. Hughes | Stars: John Kerry, Mark Mears, John Caso, Lesa Lee

Votes: 788

DVD $13

34. Nightwish (1989)

R | 96 min | Horror

A professor and four graduate students journey to a crumbling mansion to investigate paranormal activity and must battle ghosts, aliens and satanic entities.

Director: Bruce R. Cook | Stars: Brian Thompson, Jack Starrett, Elizabeth Kaitan, Alisha Das

Votes: 492

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35. The Vineyard (1989)

R | 95 min | Horror

Dr. Elson Po is one of the world's most famous wine growers. He has a magic potion which has kept him handsome and alive during the centuries. However, lately the magic which rejuvenates ... See full summary »

Directors: James Hong, William Rice | Stars: James Hong, Karen Lorre, Michael Wong, Lars Wanberg

Votes: 591

Rent $3

36. Offerings (1989)

R | 95 min | Horror

Ten years after he was pushed down a well, a young man kills off the neighborhood bullies who tormented him and leaves their body parts as presents for the one girl who was kind to him.

Director: Christopher Reynolds | Stars: Loretta Leigh Bowman, Elizabeth Greene, G. Michael Smith, Jerry Brewer

Votes: 672

DVD $9

37. Maya (1989)

100 min | Horror

An ancient evil awakens in a small Mexican village and many people fall victim to its curse. It is up to a mystical doctor to try and stop this evil power before it is too late.

Director: Marcello Avallone | Stars: Peter Phelps, Mariella Valentini, Erich Wildpret, Cyrus Elias

Votes: 249

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38. Blades (1989)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Horror

People are showing up sliced and diced at Tall Grass Country Club. Norman, the owner of the club, wants to avoid undue publicity on the eve of the televised pro-am tournament, and ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas R. Rondinella | Stars: Robert North, Jeremy Whelan, Victoria Scott, Holly Stevenson

Votes: 440

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39. Girlfriend from Hell (1989)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

The inventor of the condom-- now God's bounty hunter- is tasked with tracking down and capturing the Devil, who has possessed the body of a high school wallflower in order to feed on human souls via sex.

Director: Daniel Peterson | Stars: Liane Curtis, Dana Ashbrook, Lezlie Deane, James Daughton

Votes: 533

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40. The Chilling (1989)

R | 90 min | Horror

The bodies at a cryogenic centre are defrosted by accident and turn into cannibalistic zombies.

Directors: Deland Nuse, Jack A. Sunseri | Stars: Linda Blair, Dan Haggerty, Troy Donahue, Jack De Rieux

Votes: 446

DVD $12

41. Cutting Class (1989)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

A murderer is loose in a high school in this 'whodunit' movie.

Director: Rospo Pallenberg | Stars: Donovan Leitch Jr., Jill Schoelen, Brad Pitt, Roddy McDowall

Votes: 4,082



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