1989 - Top of the Pops

All movies from 1989 I have seen. The Top of the Pops Rules for the Ranking: my personal rating + the imdb rating x votes.
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1.
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
When Dr. Henry Jones Sr. suddenly goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, eminent archaeologist Indiana Jones must follow in his father's footsteps and stop the Nazis. (127 mins.)
“ 7972 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
2.
Dead Poets Society (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
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
“ 2409 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
3.
Batman (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
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
“ 2303 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
4.
Back to the Future Part II (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
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
“ 2013 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
5.
When Harry Met Sally... (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
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
“ 1406 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
6.
Glory (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
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
“ 1324 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
7.
The Abyss (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
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
“ 1249 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
8.
Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
An old Jewish woman and her African-American chauffeur in the American South have a relationship that grows and improves over the years. (99 mins.)
Director: Bruce Beresford
“ 952 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
9.
Born on the Fourth of July (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
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
“ 547 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
10.
Do the Right Thing (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
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
“ 455 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
11.
Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
An ophthalmologist's mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife, while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated by another woman. (104 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
“ 392 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
12.
My Left Foot (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Christy Brown, born with cerebral palsy, learns to paint and write with his only controllable limb - his left foot. (103 mins.)
Director: Jim Sheridan
“ 361 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
13.
Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
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.)
“ 332 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
14.
The War of the Roses (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A married couple try everything to get each other to leave the house in a vicious divorce battle. (116 mins.)
Director: Danny DeVito
“ 314 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
15.
Casualties of War (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
During the Vietnam War, a soldier finds himself the outsider of his own squad when they unnecessarily kidnap a female villager. (113 mins.)
Director: Brian DePalma
“ 282 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
16.
The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The wife of an abusive criminal finds solace in the arms of a kind regular guest in her husband's restaurant. (124 mins.)
Director: Peter Greenaway
“ 274 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
17.
Steel Magnolias (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A young beautician, newly arrived in a small Louisiana town, finds work at the local salon, where a small group of women share a close bond of friendship and welcome her into the fold. (117 mins.)
Director: Herbert Ross
“ 257 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
18.
The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
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
“ 239 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
19.
Sea of Love (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A detective investigating a series of murders becomes involved with a woman who may be the culprit. (113 mins.)
Director: Harold Becker
“ 223 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
20.
Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An unbalanced but alluring former mental patient takes a porn star prisoner in the hopes of convincing her to marry him. (101 mins.)
“ 211 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
21.
Mystery Train (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Three stories are connected by a Memphis hotel and the spirit of Elvis Presley. (110 mins.)
Director: Jim Jarmusch
“ 174 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
22.
She-Devil (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A cunning and resourceful housewife vows revenge on her husband when he begins an affair with a wealthy romance novelist. (99 mins.)
Director: Susan Seidelman
“ 105 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
23.
Shirley Valentine (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Shirley's a middle-aged Liverpool housewife, who finds herself talking to the wall while she prepares her husband's chip'n'egg... (108 mins.)
Director: Lewis Gilbert
“ 67,28 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
24.
Santa Sangre (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A young man is confined in a mental hospital. Through a flashback we see that he was traumatized as a child... (123 mins.)
“ 61,39 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
25.
The Gods Must Be Crazy II (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Xixo is back again. This time, his children accidentally stow away on a fast-moving poachers' truck... (98 mins.)
Director: Jamie Uys
“ 60,52 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
26.
Valmont (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Set in Baroque France, a scheming widow and her lover make a bet regarding the corruption of a recently married woman... (137 mins.)
Director: Milos Forman
“ 59,84 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
27.
Family Business (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Jessie is an aging career criminal who has been in more jails, fights, schemes, and lineups than just about anyone else... (110 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
“ 56,19 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
28.
Monsieur Hire (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A recluse is accused of murdering a young woman simply because his neighbors think he is strange. (81 mins.)
Director: Patrice Leconte
“ 55,27 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
29.
The Seventh Continent (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A European family who plan on escaping to Australia, seem caught up in their daily routine, only troubled by minor incidents. However, behind their apparent calm and repetitive existence, they are actually planning something sinister. (104 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
“ 54,85 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
30.
Music Box (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A lawyer defends her father accused of war crimes, but there is more to the case than she suspects. (124 mins.)
Director: Costa-Gavras
“ 52,42 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
31.
Black Rain (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The story of the aftermath of the Hiroshima bombing, based on Masuji Ibuse's novel. (123 mins.)
Director: Shôhei Imamura
“ 34,67 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
32.
A City of Sadness (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A beautiful, historical film based upon the complex lives of four brothers. (157 mins.)
Director: Hsiao-Hsien Hou
“ 32,51 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
33.
Skin Deep (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A womanizing, drunken, allelic writer, whose life seems to be falling apart at the seams, repeatedly finds himself in trouble of one sort or another with the law, ex-girlfriends, and jealous boyfriends. (97 mins.)
Director: Blake Edwards
“ 25,01 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
34.
Interrogation (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Tonia goes out drinking. She wakes up in prison, not having a clue why she's there. She is tortured to encourage her to confess to a crime she is not aware of. (118 mins.)
“ 18,14 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
35.
Coming Out (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Reportedly the first film to come out of East Germany to deal openly with gay issues. Philipp, a closeted... (113 mins.)
Director: Heiner Carow
“ 17,09 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
36.
Enemies: A Love Story (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A ghostwriter finds himself romantically involved with his current wife, a married woman and his long-vanished wife. (119 mins.)
Director: Paul Mazursky
“ 16,73 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
37.
Zerograd (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
An engineer in charge of the production line of a factory in Moscow is sent to a small town to try to... (103 mins.)
“ 12,95 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
38.
Tap (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Just released from prison, Max Washington must decide which of his previous professions to return to burglar or tap dancer. (111 mins.)
Director: Nick Castle
“ 10,39 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
39.
Blood (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Vicente, seventeen, lives with brother Nino, ten-years-old, and his ailing father in a derelict house on the outskirts of the capital... (95 mins.)
Director: Pedro Costa
“ 9,50 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
40.
My Nights Are More Beautiful Than Your Days (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Lucas has invented a new computer language but at the same time he has been informed about his strange... (110 mins.)
“ 5,65 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
41.
The War Is Over (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The film is set in France in August 1944 at the end of the war. German troops are in retreat as the allies are coming in... (105 mins.)
“ 4,32 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
42.
300 Miles to Heaven (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Based on a true story dating back to 1985 when two Polish boys, a teenager and his little brother, escaped from communist Poland all the way to Sweden, hidden under a truck. In the movie, their destination has been changed to Denmark. (90 mins.)
Director: Maciej Dejczer
“ 4,18 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
43.
Rosalie Goes Shopping (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A kindly but thieving shopaholic tries to turn her mistakes around, but does so by becoming a skilled computer hacker, something that could only get her into more trouble despite her goal to impress her beloved family. (94 mins.)
Director: Percy Adlon
“ 4,17 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
44.
Herbstmilch (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
This is a cinematic adaptation of the autobiography of Anna Wimschneider. It depicts her life's experiences... (111 mins.)
“ 3,20 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
45.
Freedom Is Paradise (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Young Sasha is brought into a state-run children's home because his mother died early and his father spends most of his life in prison... (76 mins.)
Director: Sergey Bodrov
“ 2,69 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
46.
The 15 Year Old Girl (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Father slowly falls in love with his son's teenage girlfriend. (86 mins.)
Director: Jacques Doillon
“ 2,56 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
47.
Spider's Web (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Ulrich Muhe plays a German businessman who was born completely without scruples. This makes him an eminently... (196 mins.)
Director: Bernhard Wicki
“ 1,63 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
48.
The Last Schoolbell (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
As high school students put on a politically-engaged school play, tensions begin to rise between them and their headmaster. The conflict seems to mirror the social situation in the 1980s Poland. (107 mins.)
“ 1,43 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
49.
Ostatni prom (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Events are set in December of 1981: mobs of buyers descend on an already depleted supermarket. Most... (88 mins.)
“ 0,46 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
50.
Kornblumenblau (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Based on a true story of a Polish musician who survived the concentration camp only because he could play on the accordion the title melody. (88 mins.)
“ 0,34 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
51.
Money (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Director: Doris Dörrie
“ 0,30 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
52.
Die Staatskanzlei (1989 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
(105 mins.)
“ 0,17 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
53.
Heldenplatz (1989 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
(195 mins.)
Director: Claus Peymann
“ 0,11 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
54.
Penelopy (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.0/10 X  
(104 mins.)
Director: Bohdan Poreba
“ 0,04 points ” - dziwnytenswiat