My Movie Awards for 1986

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1.
Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A high school wise guy is determined to have a day off from school, despite what the Principal thinks of that. (103 mins.)
Director: John Hughes
“ Nominee- Best Actor- Matthew Broderick ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
2.
Back to School (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
To help his discouraged son get through college, a funloving and obnoxious rich businessman decides to enter the school as a student himself. (96 mins.)
Director: Alan Metter
“ Nominee- Best Actor- Rodney Dangerfield ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
3.
The Fly (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A brilliant but eccentric scientist begins to transform into a giant man/fly hybrid after one of his experiments goes horribly wrong. (96 mins.)
“ Nominee- Best Actor- Jeff Goldblum ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
4.
Mona Lisa (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A man recently released from prison manages to get a job driving a call girl from customer to customer. (104 mins.)
Director: Neil Jordan
“ Nominee- Best Actor- Bob Hoskins ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
5.
Dogs in Space (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
The film is set in a house occupied by a collection of social misfits. The main storyline is that of a strange musician's relationship with a girl... (103 mins.)
“ Nominee- Best Actor- Michael Hutchence ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
6.
The Color of Money (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Fast Eddie Felson teaches a cocky but immensely talented protégé the ropes of pool hustling, which in turn inspires him to make an unlikely comeback. (119 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ Nominee- Best Actor- Paul Newman ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
7.
Sid and Nancy (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The relationship between Sid Vicious, bassist for British punk group The Sex Pistols, and his girlfriend Nancy Spungen is portrayed. (112 mins.)
Director: Alex Cox
“ Nominee- Best Actor- Gary Oldman ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
8.
Bliss (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
After a near-death experience, a man wonders if he actually did die and is now in Hell. (112 mins.)
Director: Ray Lawrence
“ Nominee- Best Actor- Barry Otto ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
9.
Stand by Me (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy. (89 mins.)
Director: Rob Reiner
“ **WINNER- Best Actor (TIE)- Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman and Jerry O' Connell** ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
10.
Salvador (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
An American photojournalist gets caught in a political struggle at El Salvador in 1980. (122 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
“ Nominee- Best Actor- James Woods ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
11.
Vagabond (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A young woman's body is found frozen in a ditch. Through flashbacks and interviews, we see the events that led to her inevitable death. (105 mins.)
Director: Agnès Varda
“ Nominee- Best Actress- Sandrine Bonnaire ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
12.
Jumpin' Jack Flash (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Terry works for a bank, and uses computers to communicate with clients all over the world. One day she gets a coded message from an unknown source... (105 mins.)
Director: Penny Marshall
“ Nominee- Best Actress- Whoopi Goldberg ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
13.
Something Wild (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A free-spirited woman "kidnaps" a yuppie for a weekend of adventure. But the fun quickly takes a dangerous turn when her ex-convict husband shows up. (114 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Demme
“ Nominee- Best Actress- Melanie Griffith ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
14.
Children of a Lesser God (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A new speech teacher at a school for the deaf falls in love with the janitor, a deaf woman speechless by choice. (119 mins.)
Director: Randa Haines
“ Nominee- Best Actress- Marlee Matlin ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
15.
'night, Mother (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
What would you do if someone you loved sat down with you one night and calmly told you that they were going to end their life before morning... (96 mins.)
Director: Tom Moore
“ Nominee- Best Actress- Sissy Spacek ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
16.
Peggy Sue Got Married (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Peggy Sue faints at a high school reunion. When she wakes up, she finds herself in her own past, just before she finished school. (103 mins.)
Director: Francis Coppola
“ Nominee- Best Actress- Kathleen Turner ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
17.
Mona Lisa (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A man recently released from prison manages to get a job driving a call girl from customer to customer. (104 mins.)
Director: Neil Jordan
“ Nominee- Best Actress- Cathy Tyson ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
18.
Aliens (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
57 years later, Ellen Ripley is rescued by a deep salvage team during her hypersleep. The moon from the original movie has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, colonial marines have impressive firepower, but will that be enough? (137 mins.)
Director: James Cameron
“ **WINNER- Best Actress- Sigourney Weaver** ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
19.
Sid and Nancy (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The relationship between Sid Vicious, bassist for British punk group The Sex Pistols, and his girlfriend Nancy Spungen is portrayed. (112 mins.)
Director: Alex Cox
“ Nominee- Best Actress- Chloe Webb ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
20.
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A radio host is victimized by the cannibal family as a former Texas Marshall hunts them. (101 mins.)
Director: Tobe Hooper
“ Nominee- Best Actress- Caroline Williams ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
21.
Down by Law (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Two innocent people are arrested. An interesting third person, with broken English, joins them in their cell. On his idea, they decide to escape from the prison. Their journey is the rest of the movie. (107 mins.)
Director: Jim Jarmusch
“ Nominee- Best Supporting Actor- Roberto Benigni ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
22.
Labyrinth (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A 16-year-old girl is given 13 hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue her baby brother when her wish for him to be taken away is granted by the Goblin King. (101 mins.)
Director: Jim Henson
“ Nominee- Best Supporting Actor- David Bowie ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
23.
Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Between two Thanksgivings two years apart, Hannah's husband falls in love with her sister Lee, while her hypochondriac ex-husband rekindles his relationship with her sister Holly. (107 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
“ Nominee- Best Supporting Actor- Michael Caine ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
24.
My Beautiful Laundrette (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
An ambitious Pakistani Briton and his white boyfriend strive for success and hope when they open a glamorous laundromat. (97 mins.)
Director: Stephen Frears
“ Nominee- Best Supporting Actor- Daniel Day-Lewis ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
25.
Class of Nuke 'Em High (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
The pupils at a high school next to a nuclear power plant start acting and looking strange after buying contaminated drugs from a plant worker. (85 mins.)
“ Nominee- Best Supporting Actor- Brad Dunker ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
26.
Blue Velvet (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The discovery of a severed human ear found in a field leads a young man on an investigation related to a beautiful, mysterious nightclub singer and a group of psychopathic criminals who have kidnapped her child. (120 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
“ **WINNER- Best Supporting Actor- Dennis Hopper** ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
27.
Something Wild (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A free-spirited woman "kidnaps" a yuppie for a weekend of adventure. But the fun quickly takes a dangerous turn when her ex-convict husband shows up. (114 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Demme
“ Nominee- Best Supporting Actor- Ray Liotta ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
28.
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A radio host is victimized by the cannibal family as a former Texas Marshall hunts them. (101 mins.)
Director: Tobe Hooper
“ Nominee- Best Supporting Actor- Bill Moseley ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
29.
TerrorVision (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A family's new satellite TV system starts receiving signals from another planet, and soon it becomes the passageway to an alien world. (83 mins.)
Director: Ted Nicolaou
“ Nominee- Best Supporting Actor- Bert Remsen ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
30.
Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A high school wise guy is determined to have a day off from school, despite what the Principal thinks of that. (103 mins.)
Director: John Hughes
“ Nominee- Best Supporting Actor- Alan Ruck ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
31.
One More Saturday Night (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
The problems faced by both teenagers and adults in a small Minnesota town who are trying to get dates for a Saturday night. (95 mins.)
Director: Dennis Klein
“ Nominee- Best Supporting Actor- Eric Saiet ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
32.
Reform School Girls (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Jenny is sent to a women's reform school. It is run by evil warden Sutter and her henchwoman Edna. Jenny... (94 mins.)
Director: Tom DeSimone
“ Nominee- Best Supporting Actress- Pat Ast ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
33.
Desert Hearts (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A woman on the precipice of divorce becomes drawn to a ranchowner's daughter. (96 mins.)
Director: Donna Deitch
“ Nominee- Best Supporting Actress- Patricia Charbonneau ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
34.
April Fool's Day (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Nine college students staying at a friend's remote island mansion begin to fall victim to an unseen murderer over the April Fool's Day weekend. (89 mins.)
Director: Fred Walton
“ Nominee- Best Supporting Actress- Deborah Foreman ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
35.
One More Saturday Night (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
The problems faced by both teenagers and adults in a small Minnesota town who are trying to get dates for a Saturday night. (95 mins.)
Director: Dennis Klein
“ Nominee- Best Supporting Actress- Moira Harris-Sinise (Moira Harris) ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
36.
Vagabond (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A young woman's body is found frozen in a ditch. Through flashbacks and interviews, we see the events that led to her inevitable death. (105 mins.)
Director: Agnès Varda
“ Nominee- Best Supporting Actress- Marthe Jarnias ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
37.
Back to School (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
To help his discouraged son get through college, a funloving and obnoxious rich businessman decides to enter the school as a student himself. (96 mins.)
Director: Alan Metter
“ Nominee- Best Supporting Actress- Sally Kellerman ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
38.
Ruthless People (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A couple, cheated by a vile businessman, kidnap his wife in retaliation, without knowing that their enemy is delighted they did. (93 mins.)
“ Nominee- Best Supporting Actress- Bette Midler ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
39.
The Decline of the American Empire (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Sexual revelations emerge when a group of academics and their partners spend a weekend at a country retreat. (101 mins.)
Director: Denys Arcand
“ Nominee- Best Supporting Actress- Louise Portal ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
40.
Blue Velvet (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The discovery of a severed human ear found in a field leads a young man on an investigation related to a beautiful, mysterious nightclub singer and a group of psychopathic criminals who have kidnapped her child. (120 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
“ Nominee- Best Supporting Actress- Isabella Rossellini ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
41.
A Room with a View (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
When Lucy Honeychurch and chaperone Charlotte Bartlett find themselves in Florence with rooms without views... (117 mins.)
Director: James Ivory
“ Nominee- Best Supporting Actress- Maggie Smith ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
42.
Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Between two Thanksgivings two years apart, Hannah's husband falls in love with her sister Lee, while her hypochondriac ex-husband rekindles his relationship with her sister Holly. (107 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
“ **WINNER- Best Supporting Actress- Dianne Wiest** ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
43.
The Decline of the American Empire (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Sexual revelations emerge when a group of academics and their partners spend a weekend at a country retreat. (101 mins.)
Director: Denys Arcand
“ Nominee- Best Director- Denys Arcand ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
44.
Aliens (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
57 years later, Ellen Ripley is rescued by a deep salvage team during her hypersleep. The moon from the original movie has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, colonial marines have impressive firepower, but will that be enough? (137 mins.)
Director: James Cameron
“ Nominee- Best Director- James Cameron ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
45.
Something Wild (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A free-spirited woman "kidnaps" a yuppie for a weekend of adventure. But the fun quickly takes a dangerous turn when her ex-convict husband shows up. (114 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Demme
“ Nominee- Best Director- Jonathan Demme ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
46.
A Room with a View (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
When Lucy Honeychurch and chaperone Charlotte Bartlett find themselves in Florence with rooms without views... (117 mins.)
Director: James Ivory
“ Nominee- Best Director- James Ivory ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
47.
Bliss (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
After a near-death experience, a man wonders if he actually did die and is now in Hell. (112 mins.)
Director: Ray Lawrence
“ Nominee- Best Director- Ray Lawrence ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
48.
Blue Velvet (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The discovery of a severed human ear found in a field leads a young man on an investigation related to a beautiful, mysterious nightclub singer and a group of psychopathic criminals who have kidnapped her child. (120 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
“ Nominee- Best Director- David Lynch ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
49.
Stand by Me (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy. (89 mins.)
Director: Rob Reiner
“ **WINNER- Best Director- Rob Reiner** ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
50.
Platoon (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A young soldier in Vietnam faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man. (120 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
“ Nominee- Best Director- Oliver Stone ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
51.
The Sacrifice (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
At the dawn of World War III, a man searches for a way to restore peace to the world and finds he must give something in return. (149 mins.)
“ Nominee- Best Director- Andrei Tarkovsky ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
52.
Vagabond (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A young woman's body is found frozen in a ditch. Through flashbacks and interviews, we see the events that led to her inevitable death. (105 mins.)
Director: Agnès Varda
“ Nominee- Best Director- Agnes Varda ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
53.
Aliens (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
57 years later, Ellen Ripley is rescued by a deep salvage team during her hypersleep. The moon from the original movie has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, colonial marines have impressive firepower, but will that be enough? (137 mins.)
Director: James Cameron
“ Nominee- Best Picture ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
54.
Bliss (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
After a near-death experience, a man wonders if he actually did die and is now in Hell. (112 mins.)
Director: Ray Lawrence
“ Nominee- Best Picture ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
55.
Blue Velvet (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The discovery of a severed human ear found in a field leads a young man on an investigation related to a beautiful, mysterious nightclub singer and a group of psychopathic criminals who have kidnapped her child. (120 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
“ Nominee- Best Picture ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
56.
Little Shop of Horrors (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A nerdy florist finds his chance for success and romance with the help of a giant man-eating plant who demands to be fed. (94 mins.)
Director: Frank Oz
“ Nominee- Best Picture ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
57.
Platoon (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A young soldier in Vietnam faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man. (120 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
“ Nominee - Best Picture ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
58.
The Sacrifice (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
At the dawn of World War III, a man searches for a way to restore peace to the world and finds he must give something in return. (149 mins.)
“ Nominee- Best Picture ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
59.
Something Wild (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A free-spirited woman "kidnaps" a yuppie for a weekend of adventure. But the fun quickly takes a dangerous turn when her ex-convict husband shows up. (114 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Demme
“ Nominee- Best Picture ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
60.
Stand by Me (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy. (89 mins.)
Director: Rob Reiner
“ **WINNER- Best Picture** ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
61.
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A radio host is victimized by the cannibal family as a former Texas Marshall hunts them. (101 mins.)
Director: Tobe Hooper
“ Nominee- Best Picture ” - wheresjoeysmovie
 
62.
Vagabond (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A young woman's body is found frozen in a ditch. Through flashbacks and interviews, we see the events that led to her inevitable death. (105 mins.)
Director: Agnès Varda
“ Nominee- Best Picture ” - wheresjoeysmovie