Top 1986 IMDb Rated Movies

[#1] Aliens (1986)

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.

Genre: Action, Science Fiction, Thriller

Director:

Cast: Al Matthews, Bill Paxton, Carrie Henn, Colette Hiller,...

Country: UK, US

Duration: 137 min

Release: 1986

Rated: R

IMDb: 8.3 (628,620 votes)

[#2] The Sacrifice (1986)

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

Genre: Drama

Director:

Cast: Allan Edwall, Birgit Carlstén, Erland Josephson, Filippa Franzén,...

Country: France, Sweden, UK

Duration: 146 min

Release: 1986

Rated: PG

IMDb: 8.1 (24,996 votes)

[#3] Stand by Me (1986)

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.

Genre: Crime, Drama

Director:

Cast: Bradley Gregg, Bruce Kirby, Casey Siemaszko, Corey Feldman,...

Country: US

Duration: 89 min

Release: 1986

Rated: R

IMDb: 8.1 (349,816 votes)

[#4] Platoon (1986)

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.

Genre: Action, Drama, War

Director:

Cast: Bob Orwig, Charlie Sheen, Chris Pedersen, Corey Glover,...

Country: UK, US

Duration: 120 min

Release: 1986

Rated: R

IMDb: 8.1 (366,982 votes)

[#5] Castle in the Sky (1986)

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.

Genre: Action, Adventure, Animation, Family, Fantasy, Romance

Director:

Cast: Eken Mine, Fujio Tokita, Hiroshi Ito, Ichirō Nagai,...

Country: Japan

Duration: 125 min

Release: 1986

Rated: PG

IMDb: 8.0 (146,985 votes)

[#6] Jean de Florette (1986)

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...

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Director:

Cast: André Dupon, Armand Meffre, Clément Cal, Daniel Auteuil,...

Country: France

Duration: 120 min

Release: 1986

Rated: PG

IMDb: 8.0 (23,846 votes)

[#7] Manon of the Spring (1986)

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.

Genre: Drama

Director:

Cast: André Dupon, Armand Meffre, Daniel Auteuil, Elisabeth Depardieu,...

Country: France

Duration: 113 min

Release: 1986

Rated: PG

IMDb: 8.0 (20,601 votes)

[#8] Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)

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.

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Director:

Cast: Barbara Hershey, Carrie Fisher, Christian Clemenson, Daniel Stern,...

Country: US

Duration: 107 min

Release: 1986

Rated: PG-13

IMDb: 7.9 (64,694 votes)

[#9] Down by Law (1986)

A disc jockey, a pimp and an Italian tourist escape from jail in New Orleans.

Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama

Director:

Cast: Ellen Barkin, John Lurie, Nicoletta Braschi, Richard Boes,...

Country: Germany, US

Duration: 106 min

Release: 1986

Rated: R

IMDb: 7.8 (46,066 votes)

[#10] Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)

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.

Genre: Comedy

Director:

Cast: Alan Ruck, Ben Stein, Charlie Sheen, Cindy Pickett,...

Country: US

Duration: 103 min

Release: 1986

Rated: PG-13

IMDb: 7.8 (309,292 votes)