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1.
The Philosopher (1989)
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The obscure philosopher Georg Hermes almost withdrew from the world to concentrate on his studies, especially Heraclitus... (83 mins.)
Director: Rudolf Thome
 
2.
Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989)
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A sexually repressed woman's husband is having an affair with her sister. The arrival of a visitor with a rather unusual fetish changes everything. (100 mins.)
 
3.
Cousins (1989)
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Two couples go to a mutual friend's wedding and end up swapping partners. (109 mins.)
Director: Joel Schumacher
 
4.
True Believer (1989)
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A cynical former civil liberties attorney now reduced to "specializing" in defending drug dealers becomes transformed by an eight-year-old murder case. (105 mins.)
Director: Joseph Ruben
 
5.
The Unbelievable Truth (1989)
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A man returns to his home town after serving a prison sentence for homicide, and finds that the details of the crime have been forgotten and replaced with local legends and rumors. (90 mins.)
Director: Hal Hartley
 
6.
Winter People (1989)
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A young widower moves with his daughter into a North Carolina mountain town in 1934. He quickly takes up with a young woman with an illegitimate baby... (110 mins.)
Director: Ted Kotcheff
 
7.
See You in the Morning (1989)
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Three years after his divorce from his model-wife is the psychologist Larry Livingstone ready for a new commitment... (119 mins.)
Director: Alan J. Pakula
 
8.
Say Anything... (1989)
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A noble underachiever and a beautiful valedictorian fall in love the summer before she goes off to college. (100 mins.)
Director: Cameron Crowe
 
9.
Field of Dreams (1989)
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An Iowa corn farmer, hearing voices, interprets them as a command to build a baseball diamond in his fields; he does, and the 1919 Chicago White Sox come. (107 mins.)
 
10.
Le café des Jules (1989)
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Absurd revenge of the blue collars against the white ones in a cafe. (65 mins.)
Director: Paul Vecchiali
 
11.
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
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When Dr. Henry Jones, Sr. suddenly goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, eminent archaeologist Dr. Henry "Indiana" Jones, Jr. must follow in his father's footsteps to stop the Nazis from getting their hands on the Holy Grail first. (127 mins.)
 
12.
Dead Poets Society (1989)
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English teacher John Keating inspires his students to look at poetry with a different perspective of authentic knowledge and feelings. (128 mins.)
Director: Peter Weir
 
13.
Batman (1989)
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The Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal Joker. (126 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
 
14.
Dekalog (1989 Mini-Series)
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Ten television drama films, each one based on one of the Ten Commandments. (572 mins.)
 
15.
Do the Right Thing (1989)
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On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence. (120 mins.)
Director: Spike Lee
 
16.
Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)
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Riggs and Murtaugh are on the trail of South African diplomats who are using their immunity to engage in criminal activities. (114 mins.)
Director: Richard Donner
 
17.
Licence to Kill (1989)
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James Bond goes rogue and sets off to unleash vengeance on a drug lord who tortured his best friend, a C.I.A. Agent, and left him for dead and murdered his bride after he helped capture him. (133 mins.)
Director: John Glen
 
18.
When Harry Met Sally... (1989)
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Harry and Sally have known each other for years, and are very good friends, but they fear sex would ruin the friendship. (96 mins.)
Director: Rob Reiner
 
19.
Parenthood (1989)
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The Buckmans are a midwestern family all dealing with their lives: estranged relatives, raising children, pressures of the job, and learning to be a good parent and spouse. (124 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
 
20.
Lock Up (1989)
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With only six months left of his sentence, inmate Frank Leone is transferred from a minimum security prison to a maximum security prison by a vindictive warden. (109 mins.)
Director: John Flynn
 
21.
Istanbul (1989)
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An American journalist travels to Istanbul with his daughter to find information about the family of his son-in-law... (84 mins.)
Director: Mats Arehn
 
22.
The Abyss (1989)
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A civilian diving team is enlisted to search for a lost nuclear submarine and face danger while encountering an alien aquatic species. (145 mins.)
Director: James Cameron
 
23.
Sea of Love (1989)
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A detective investigating a series of murders becomes involved with a woman who may be the culprit. (113 mins.)
Director: Harold Becker
 
24.
Johnny Handsome (1989)
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Johnny Handsome is a deformed gangster who plans a successful robbery with a friend of his, Mikey Chalmette... (94 mins.)
Director: Walter Hill
 
25.
Drugstore Cowboy (1989)
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A pharmacy-robbing dope fiend and his crew pop pills and evade the law. (102 mins.)
 
26.
The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989)
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The lives of two struggling musicians, who happen to be brothers, inevitably change when they team up with a beautiful, up-and-coming singer. (114 mins.)
Director: Steve Kloves
 
27.
Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
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An ophthalmologist's mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated with another woman. (104 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
 
28.
Kill Me Again (1989)
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A young detective becomes involved with a beautiful woman on the run from the mob and her psychopath boyfriend. (94 mins.)
Director: John Dahl
 
29.
Henry V (1989)
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In the midst of the Hundred Years War, the young King Henry V of England embarks on the conquest of France in 1415. (137 mins.)
Director: Kenneth Branagh
 
30.
Back to the Future Part II (1989)
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After visiting 2015, Marty McFly must repeat his visit to 1955 to prevent disastrous changes to 1985...without interfering with his first trip. (108 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
 
31.
Enemies: A Love Story (1989)
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A ghostwriter finds himself romantically involved with his current wife, a married woman and his long-vanished wife. (119 mins.)
Director: Paul Mazursky
 
32.
Glory (1989)
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Robert Gould Shaw leads the U.S. Civil War's first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices from both his own Union Army, and the Confederates. (122 mins.)
Director: Edward Zwick
 
33.
Always (1989)
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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. (122 mins.)
 
34.
Born on the Fourth of July (1989)
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The biography of Ron Kovic. Paralyzed in the Vietnam war, he becomes an anti-war and pro-human rights political activist after feeling betrayed by the country he fought for. (145 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
 
35.
Blind Fury (1989)
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A blind Vietnam vet, trained as a swordfighter, comes to America and helps to rescue the son of a fellow soldier. (86 mins.)
Director: Phillip Noyce
 
36.
Freeze Die Come to Life (1990)
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Two children living in a remote mining town in the distant wastes of Siberia in 1947, survive poverty... (105 mins.)
Director: Vitali Kanevsky
 
37.
Reunion (1989)
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Two young boys from very different backgrounds become friends in 1933 Stuttgart. However, they don't... (110 mins.)
 
38.
Love Without Pity (1989)
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25 years old Hippo doesn't have a job, doesn't study either but lives from the money his younger brother... (84 mins.)
Director: Eric Rochant
 
39.
Save and Protect (1989)
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Inspired by Flaubert's Madame Bovary, Sokurov's Save and Protect recalls the most crucial events of Emma's decline and fall... (167 mins.)