With Lorimar Studios (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Baywatch (1989–2001)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.2
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At a Los Angeles beach, a team of lifeguards led by Lieutenant Mitch Buchannon save lives, deal with personal dramas, fight crime and participate in over the top adventures on a daily basis.

Stars: David Hasselhoff, Pamela Anderson, Yasmine Bleeth, Jeremy Jackson

Votes: 23,112

2. Full House (1987–1995)

TV-G | 22 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.7
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A widowed broadcaster raises his three children with the assistance of his rock 'n' roll brother-in-law and his madcap best friend.

Stars: Bob Saget, John Stamos, Dave Coulier, Candace Cameron Bure

Votes: 49,432

3. Dead Poets Society (1989)

PG | 128 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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79 Metascore

English teacher John Keating inspires his students to look at poetry with a different perspective of authentic knowledge and feelings.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke, Josh Charles

Votes: 378,411 | Gross: $95.86M

4. Empire of the Sun (1987)

PG | 153 min | Drama, History, War

7.8
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62 Metascore

A young English boy struggles to survive under Japanese occupation during World War II.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Christian Bale, John Malkovich, Miranda Richardson, Nigel Havers

Votes: 107,249 | Gross: $22.24M

5. Over the Top (1987)

PG | 93 min | Action, Drama, Sport

5.8
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40 Metascore

Tough trucker Lincoln Hawk is determined to win back his son and triumph at the world arm wrestling championships.

Director: Menahem Golan | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Robert Loggia, Susan Blakely, Rick Zumwalt

Votes: 46,615 | Gross: $16.06M

6. Always (1989)

PG | 122 min | Fantasy, Romance

6.4
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50 Metascore

The spirit of a recently deceased expert pilot mentors a newer pilot while watching him fall in love with the girlfriend that he left behind.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Holly Hunter, Brad Johnson, John Goodman

Votes: 26,341 | Gross: $43.86M

7. The War of the Roses (1989)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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79 Metascore

A married couple try everything to get each other to leave the house in a vicious divorce battle.

Director: Danny DeVito | Stars: Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito, Marianne Sägebrecht

Votes: 45,008 | Gross: $86.89M

8. House II: The Second Story (1987)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

5.4
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The new owner of a sinister house gets involved with reanimated corpses and demons searching for an ancient Aztec skull with magic powers.

Director: Ethan Wiley | Stars: Arye Gross, Jonathan Stark, Royal Dano, Bill Maher

Votes: 9,324 | Gross: $7.80M

9. Throw Momma from the Train (1987)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

6.2
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56 Metascore

A bitter ex-husband wants his former spouse dead. A put-upon momma's boy wants his mother dead. Who will pull it off?

Director: Danny DeVito | Stars: Danny DeVito, Billy Crystal, Kim Greist, Anne Ramsey

Votes: 31,343 | Gross: $57.92M

10. Monkey Shines (1988)

R | 113 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.2
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71 Metascore

A quadriplegic man has a trained monkey help him with his paralysis, until the little monkey begins to develop feelings, and rage, against its new master.

Director: George A. Romero | Stars: Jason Beghe, John Pankow, Kate McNeil, Joyce Van Patten

Votes: 9,816 | Gross: $5.34M

11. Return of the Living Dead II (1988)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.8
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45 Metascore

Curious kids unearth the barrels that previously helped revive the dead, which proves the second time's an undead charm.

Director: Ken Wiederhorn | Stars: James Karen, Thom Mathews, Michael Kenworthy, Thor Van Lingen

Votes: 16,961 | Gross: $9.21M

12. Action Jackson (1988)

R | 96 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.4
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36 Metascore

Vengence drives a tough Detroit cop to stay on the trail of a power hungry auto magnate who's systematically eliminating his competition.

Director: Craig R. Baxley | Stars: Carl Weathers, Craig T. Nelson, Vanity, Sharon Stone

Votes: 9,354 | Gross: $20.26M

13. The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking (1988)

G | 100 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.0
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After her father's ship is carried off by a sudden storm, the spunky Pippi Longstocking is stranded with her horse, Alfonso, and monkey, Mr. Nilsson, and takes up residence in the old ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: Tami Erin, David Seaman, Cory Crow, Eileen Brennan

Votes: 3,746 | Gross: $3.57M

14. Going Overboard (1989)

R | 99 min | Comedy

1.8
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A struggling young comedian takes a menial job on a cruise ship where he hopes for his big chance to make it in the world of cruise ship comedy.

Director: Valerie Breiman | Stars: Adam Sandler, Billy Bob Thornton, Billy Zane, Burt Young

Votes: 11,805

15. Shocker (1989)

R | 109 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

5.5
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51 Metascore

After being sent to the electric chair, a serial killer uses electricity to come back from the dead and carry out his vengeance on the football player who turned him in to the police.

Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Michael Murphy, Mitch Pileggi, John Tesh, Heather Langenkamp

Votes: 13,756 | Gross: $16.55M

16. A Prayer for the Dying (1987)

R | 107 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.3
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Martin, an I.R.A. hitman, is seen by a Catholic priest while carrying out a hit. He grows a bond with the priest and his niece. But his past and his former employers put all their lives in danger.

Director: Mike Hodges | Stars: Mickey Rourke, Bob Hoskins, Alan Bates, Sammi Davis

Votes: 4,256 | Gross: $1.43M

17. Perry Mason: The Case of the Murdered Madam (1987 TV Movie)

95 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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Della meets up with an old friend, a child that she used to babysit, and she and Perry are invited to meet the friend's new wife, Suzanne. Meanwhile, Suzanne rents out her house to four ... See full summary »

Director: Ron Satlof | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Katt, Daphne Ashbrook

Votes: 282

18. Perry Mason: The Case of the Lady in the Lake (1988 TV Movie)

95 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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A tennis player is accused to having killed his wife, a rich heiress. The facts are against him as he was seen in the arms of his former girlfriend in the night before the murder. This is a case for Perry Mason.

Director: Ron Satlof | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Katt, David Hasselhoff

Votes: 360

19. Perry Mason: The Case of the Lethal Lesson (1989 TV Movie)

95 min | Crime, Mystery

7.4
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Ken Malansky is a law student attending a class being taught by Perry Mason. When a friend tells him that his girlfriend was assaulted by a fellow student, Ken rushes to the university's ... See full summary »

Director: Christian I. Nyby II | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, Alexandra Paul, William R. Moses

Votes: 284

20. Perry Mason: The Case of the Scandalous Scoundrel (1987 TV Movie)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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Perry is suing a gutter-trash newspaper that is running a story about a love affair between him and Della. The editor also has "dirt" files on an Army General, his banker, and other "... See full summary »

Director: Christian I. Nyby II | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Katt, Robert Guillaume

Votes: 264

21. Perry Mason: The Case of the Avenging Ace (1988 TV Movie)

91 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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Air Force Lt. Col. Kevin Parks was arrested and convicted for a murder of a woman and is trying to appeal for the second time when one of the first appeal lawyers, Perry, finds a new ... See full summary »

Director: Christian I. Nyby II | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Katt, Erin Gray

Votes: 277

22. The Presidio (1988)

R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

6.0
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31 Metascore

A San Francisco civilian police detective is forced to work on a series of murders with his former enemy commanding officer while dating his daughter.

Director: Peter Hyams | Stars: Sean Connery, Mark Harmon, Meg Ryan, Jack Warden

Votes: 15,199 | Gross: $20.04M

23. Bagdad Cafe (1987)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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71 Metascore

A lonely German woman ends up in the most desolate motel on Earth and decides to make it brighter.

Director: Percy Adlon | Stars: Marianne Sägebrecht, CCH Pounder, Jack Palance, Christine Kaufmann

Votes: 11,415 | Gross: $3.59M

24. Stanley & Iris (1990)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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A struggling widow falls in love with an illiterate short-order cook whom she teaches to read and write in her kitchen each night.

Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Jane Fonda, Robert De Niro, Swoosie Kurtz, Martha Plimpton

Votes: 6,545 | Gross: $5.82M

25. Stepfather II (1989)

R | 93 min | Horror, Thriller

5.7
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After escaping the insane asylum in which he was incarcerated, Jerry Blake (Terry O'Quinn) impersonates a marriage counselor and manages to win over a patient (Meg Foster) and her young son (Jonathan Brandis).

Director: Jeff Burr | Stars: Terry O'Quinn, Meg Foster, Caroline Williams, Jonathan Brandis

Votes: 3,117 | Gross: $1.52M

26. Midnight Caller (1988–1991)

60 min | Drama

7.7
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Jack Killian is an ex-cop in San Francisco. He quit the police force after accidentally shooting his partner. He was approached by Devon King, the manager of a local radio station, and ... See full summary »

Stars: Gary Cole, Dennis Dun, Arthur Taxier, Mykelti Williamson

Votes: 1,123

27. Baywatch: Panic at Malibu Pier (1989 TV Movie)

95 min | Action, Drama

6.0
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Pilot for the cult 90s show 'Baywatch' about a team of L.A. county lifeguards led by heroic Mitch Buchannon. Jill trains rookies. Craig is stalked by a teen girl he saved. Aussie troublemaker joins the team. Mitch's kid needs rescuing.

Director: Richard Compton | Stars: David Hasselhoff, Parker Stevenson, Shawn Weatherly, Billy Warlock

Votes: 455

28. The Dead (1987)

PG | 83 min | Drama

7.3
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Gabriel Conroy and wife Greta attend an early January dinner with friends at the home of his spinster aunts, an evening which results in an epiphany for both of them.

Director: John Huston | Stars: Anjelica Huston, Donal McCann, Helena Carroll, Cathleen Delany

Votes: 6,650 | Gross: $4.37M

29. Farewell to the King (1989)

PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.3
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An American soldier who escapes the execution of his comrades by Japanese soldiers in Borneo during WWII becomes the leader of a personal empire among the headhunters in this war story told... See full summary »

Director: John Milius | Stars: Nick Nolte, Nigel Havers, Frank McRae, Gerry Lopez

Votes: 2,479 | Gross: $2.42M

30. Prancer (1989)

G | 103 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

6.4
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A farm girl nurses a wounded reindeer she believes is one of Santa's, hoping to bring it back to health in time for Christmas. Her holiday spirit inspires those around her, something her disheartened father is having trouble understanding.

Director: John D. Hancock | Stars: Sam Elliott, Cloris Leachman, Rutanya Alda, Abe Vigoda

Votes: 4,081 | Gross: $18.59M

31. Old Gringo (1989)

R | 119 min | Adventure, History, Romance

5.8
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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, ... See full summary »

Director: Luis Puenzo | Stars: Jane Fonda, Gregory Peck, Jimmy Smits, Patricio Contreras

Votes: 1,681 | Gross: $3.57M

32. Backfire (1987)

R | 90 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.5
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Disgruntled wife cheats on her well off husband, who's been suffering from PTSD ever since he came home from the Vietnam War. After an incident he ends up in a catatonic state. Soon, she begins to suspect that someone is after her.

Director: Gilbert Cates | Stars: Karen Allen, Keith Carradine, Jeff Fahey, Bernie Casey

Votes: 450

33. Plain Clothes (1987)

PG | 98 min | Comedy, Mystery, Romance

6.4
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To prove his brother's innocence, undercover officer Nick enrolls in high school again, dealing with crushes, bullies, humiliations, popularity swings, and quirky teachers and staff to find the real murderer.

Director: Martha Coolidge | Stars: Arliss Howard, Suzy Amis, George Wendt, Diane Ladd

Votes: 794 | Gross: $0.29M

34. Roe vs. Wade (1989 TV Movie)

95 min | Biography, Drama

6.0
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Ellen Russell is a lonely, single, poorly educated Texan who finds herself pregnant with no means to support a child. To avoid giving up the child, she seeks an abortion. Denied an abortion... See full summary »

Director: Gregory Hoblit | Stars: Holly Hunter, Amy Madigan, James Gammon, Terry O'Quinn

Votes: 270

35. Roses Are for the Rich (1987 TV Movie)

182 min | Drama

6.7
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In a small town in Appalachia, Autumn's young husband is killed in a suspicious mine explosion. She vows vengeance on mine owner Douglas Osborne and dedicates her life to destroying him, ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Miller | Stars: Lisa Hartman, Bruce Dern, Joe Penny, Richard Masur

Votes: 140

36. Not Quite Human II (1989 TV Movie)

91 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

6.1
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Chip, the android boy is back. This time, he is off to college, suffering from a computer virus and in love with Roberta, another android. Will there be a happy ending?

Director: Eric Luke | Stars: Jay Underwood, Alan Thicke, Robyn Lively, Greg Mullavey

Votes: 494

37. Call from Space (1989)

29 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Short

5.8
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A movie director (Richard Brestoff) and his wanna-be actor/eccentric inventor nephew (Bill Campbell) are filming a low-budget sci-fi movie. Things get interesting when the nephews' bizzarro... See full synopsis »

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Sherrié Austin, Brandon Stirling Baker, Richard Brestoff, J.P. Burns

Votes: 45

38. Captive Hearts (1987)

PG | 97 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.1
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December 1944. As their bomber is shot down during a mission over Japan, Sergeant McManus and Robert, a young lieutenant, have no other choice but make a parachute jump. They are captured ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Almond | Stars: Pat Morita, Chris Makepeace, Mari Sato, Michael Sarrazin

Votes: 195

39. Fatal Skies (1990 Video)

R | 88 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

4.0
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A ruthless businessman plots to dump toxic waste into the water supply of a small town. It's up to a small group of innocent sky-diving teenagers who accidentally land inside the walls of his industrial center to try to stop him.

Director: Thomas E. Dugan | Stars: Timothy Leary, Tim Burke, J. Michael Esposito, Veronica Carothers

Votes: 31

40. To the Moon, Alice (1991)

33 min | Drama, Short

6.7
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A homeless family of three sleeps on a TV production stage, by day looking for a job. One day somebody finds them.

Director: Jessie Nelson | Stars: Alan Berger, Michael Cavanaugh, Michael Clarke, Chris Cooper

Votes: 49

41. Jake and the Fatman (1987–1992)
Episode: Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered (1989)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama

7.6
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Jake investigates a robbery of a transportation company, and gets involved with its owner.

Director: Dale White | Stars: William Conrad, Joe Penny, Alan Campbell, Leslie Bevis

Votes: 14

42. Jake and the Fatman (1987–1992)
Episode: By Myself (1990)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama

8.2
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Max's trainer whom McCabe has feelings for is assaulted by a serial rapist. McCabe tries to find him while trying to convince her to testify which she is uncertain if she wants to.

Director: Chuck Bowman | Stars: William Conrad, Joe Penny, Alan Campbell, Jon Gries

Votes: 14

43. Jake and the Fatman (1987–1992)
Episode: Chinatown, My Chinatown (1990)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama

8.2
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An old friend of McCabe's, a newly minted Police Lieutenant, is stationed to Chinatown, but when a reporter is killed while working on a story, he joins Jake in hunting the killer.

Director: Reza Badiyi | Stars: William Conrad, Joe Penny, Alan Campbell, Aki Aleong

Votes: 12

44. Jake and the Fatman (1987–1992)
Episode: Dancing in the Dark (1989)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama

8.0
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Jake works with a reformed cat burglar to clear his name and help reunite him with his son.

Director: Chuck Bowman | Stars: William Conrad, Joe Penny, Alan Campbell, Ray Wise

Votes: 14

45. Jake and the Fatman (1987–1992)
Episode: Danny Boy (1990)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama

8.6
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McCabe's son, Dan who is in prison is beaten. When McCabe goes to see him, he is belligerent so McCabe leaves. Later when some convicts escape Dan goes with them. Upon learning of this McCabe orders that his son be found.

Director: Russ Mayberry | Stars: William Conrad, Joe Penny, Alan Campbell, Tom Isbell

Votes: 14

46. Jake and the Fatman (1987–1992)
Episode: Easy to Love (1989)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama

7.2
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Jake and Stg. Danoho (a LAPD cop) are transporting a prisoner to Los Angeles, when the prisoner escapes and Danoho is killed. Danoho's partner, Sgt. Walker, goes to Hawaii to assist in the ... See full summary »

Director: Alexander Singer | Stars: William Conrad, Joe Penny, Alan Campbell, Claudia Christian

Votes: 12

47. Jake and the Fatman (1987–1992)
Episode: I Ain't Got No Body (1990)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama

7.6
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Jake and an old friend from L.A. investigate the New Life clinic over some mysterious deaths that have occurred there recently, culminating in the disappearance of a young woman who's mother was one of those who had died.

Director: Georg Fenady | Stars: William Conrad, Joe Penny, Alan Campbell, Kathryn Leigh Scott

Votes: 10

48. Jake and the Fatman (1987–1992)
Episode: I Only Have Eyes for You (1989)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama

8.5
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A newly released convict starts terrorizing the woman who witnessed against him. She goes to McCabe for help, who was prosecutor who put him in jail.

Director: Chuck Bowman | Stars: William Conrad, Joe Penny, Alan Campbell, Charles Lucia

Votes: 16

49. Jake and the Fatman (1987–1992)
Episode: I'll Dance at Your Wedding (1990)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama

7.5
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When Jake goes to attend his sister's wedding, he discovers her fiancé is in some kind of trouble. He tries to help him but a cop tells him to back off.

Director: Georg Fenady | Stars: William Conrad, Joe Penny, Alan Campbell, Jay Acovone

Votes: 10

50. Jake and the Fatman (1987–1992)
Episode: I'll Never Smile Again (1989)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama

7.0
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Director: Don Medford | Stars: William Conrad, Joe Penny, Alan Campbell, David Schramm

Votes: 15


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