Best Action Movies of 1986

1.

Aliens

6.7
8.4/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn, Paul Reiser, Lance Henriksen, Carrie Henn, Bill Paxton, William Hope, Jenette Goldstein, Al Matthews, Mark Rolston ..
Directed by: James Cameron
Release date: 1986-07-18
2.

Platoon

6.5
8.1/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Tom Berenger, Keith David, Willem Dafoe, Forest Whitaker, Francesco Quinn, Kevin Dillon, John C. McGinley, Reggie Johnson, Mark Moses, Corey Glover ..
Directed by: Oliver Stone
Release date: 1986-12-19
3.

The Mission

6.1
7.4/10 IMDB

When a Spanish Jesuit goes into the South American wilderness to build a mission in the hope of converting the Indians of the region, a slave hunter is converted and joins his mission. When Spain sells the colony to Portugal, they are forced to defend all they have built against the Portuguese aggressors.

Starring: Robert De Niro, Jeremy Irons, Ray McAnally, Aidan Quinn, Liam Neeson, Cherie Lunghi, Ronald Pickup, Chuck Low, Bercelio Moya, Sigifredo Ismare ..
Directed by: Roland Joffé
Release date: 1986-09-29
4.

Big Trouble in Little China

5.9
7.2/10 IMDB

When trucker Jack Burton agreed to take his friend, Wang Chi, to pick up his fiancee at the airport, he never expected to get involved in a supernatural battle between good and evil. Wang's fiancee has emerald green eyes, which make her a perfect target for immortal sorcerer Lo Pan and his three invincible cronies. Lo Pan must marry a girl with green eyes so he can regain his physical form.

Starring: Kurt Russell, Kim Cattrall, Dennis Dun, James Hong, Victor Wong, Kate Burton, Donald Li, Carter Wong, Peter Kwong, James Pax ..
Directed by: John Carpenter
Release date: 1986-05-30
5.

Top Gun

5.8
6.9/10 IMDB

For Lieutenant Pete 'Maverick' Mitchell and his friend and co-pilot Nick 'Goose' Bradshaw, being accepted into an elite training school for fighter pilots is a dream come true. But a tragedy, as well as personal demons, will threaten Pete's dreams of becoming an ace pilot.

Starring: Tom Cruise, Kelly McGillis, Val Kilmer, Anthony Edwards, Tom Skerritt, Michael Ironside, John Stockwell, Barry Tubb, Rick Rossovich, Tim Robbins ..
Directed by: Tony Scott, Josef Qazi Wenngren
Release date: 1986-05-16
6.

Highlander

5.7
7.1/10 IMDB

He fought his first battle on the Scottish Highlands in 1536. He will fight his greatest battle on the streets of New York City in 1986. His name is Connor MacLeod. He is immortal.

Starring: Christopher Lambert, Roxanne Hart, Clancy Brown, Sean Connery, Beatie Edney, Alan North, Jon Polito, Sheila Gish, Hugh Quarshie, Peter Diamond ..
Directed by: Russell Mulcahy
Release date: 1986-03-07
7.

The Transformers: The Movie

5.2
7.2/10 IMDB

The Autobots must stop a colossal planet-consuming robot who goes after the Autobot Matrix of Leadership. At the same time, they must defend themselves against an all-out attack from the Decepticons.

Starring: Judd Nelson, Peter Cullen, Frank Welker, Leonard Nimoy, Orson Welles, Eric Idle, Robert Stack, Norman Alden, Jack Angel, Michael Bell ..
Directed by: Nelson Shin
Release date: 1986-08-08
8.

The Hitcher

5.2
7.2/10 IMDB

On a stormy night, young Jim, who transports a luxury car from Chicago to California to deliver it to its owner, feeling tired and sleepy, picks up a mysterious hitchhiker, who has appeared out of nowhere, thinking that a good conversation will help him not to fall asleep. He will have enough time to deeply regret such an unmeditated decision.

Starring: C. Thomas Howell, Rutger Hauer, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jeffrey DeMunn, John M. Jackson, Billy Green Bush, Jack Thibeau, Armin Shimerman, Gene Davis, Jon Van Ness ..
Directed by: Robert Harmon
Release date: 1986-01-17
9.

The Karate Kid Part II

5.1
6.1/10 IMDB

After discovering that his father is at death's door, Mr. Miyagi sets out to Japan, to see him with Daniel. Upon arriving, Miyagi must confront an old rival. Meanwhile, Daniel encounters a new love, and some new enemies.

Starring: Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita, Martin Kove, Charlie Tanimoto, Yuji Okumoto, Joey Miyashima, Marc Hayashi, Danny Kamekona, William Zabka, Tamlyn Tomita ..
Directed by: John G. Avildsen
Release date: 1986-06-18
10.

Heartbreak Ridge

5.0
6.8/10 IMDB

A hard-nosed, hard-living Marine gunnery sergeant clashes with his superiors and his ex-wife as he takes command of a spoiled recon platoon with a bad attitude.

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Marsha Mason, Everett McGill, Moses Gunn, Mario Van Peebles, Eileen Heckart, Bo Svenson, Boyd Gaines, Arlen Dean Snyder, Vincent Irizarry ..
Directed by: Clint Eastwood
Release date: 1986-12-05
11.

Cobra

4.9
5.8/10 IMDB

A tough-on-crime street cop must protect the only surviving witness to a strange murderous cult with far reaching plans.

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Brigitte Nielsen, Reni Santoni, Brian Thompson, Lee Garlington, Art LaFleur, Andrew Robinson, Marco Rodríguez, Val Avery, Nina Axelrod ..
Directed by: George P. Cosmatos
Release date: 1986-03-21
12.

F/X

4.8
6.7/10 IMDB

A movies special effects man is hired by a government agency to help stage the assassination of a well known gangster. When the agency double cross him, he uses his special effects to trap the gangster and the corrupt agents.

Starring: Bryan Brown, Brian Dennehy, Diane Venora, Cliff DeYoung, Mason Adams, Jerry Orbach, Joe Grifasi, Martha Gehman, Trey Wilson, Tom Noonan ..
Directed by: Robert Mandel
Release date: 1986-02-07
13.

The Big Easy

4.6
6.5/10 IMDB

Remy McSwain is a New Orleans police lieutenant who investigates the murder of a local mobster. His investigation leads him to suspect that fellow members of the police force may be involved.

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Ellen Barkin, Ned Beatty, John Goodman, Lisa Jane Persky, Ebbe Roe Smith, Tom O'Brien, Charles Ludlam, Grace Zabriskie, Marc Lawrence ..
Directed by: Jim McBride
Release date: 1986-11-27
14.

Critters

4.6
6.1/10 IMDB

A massive ball of furry creatures from another world eat their way through a small mid-western town followed by intergalactic bounty hunters opposed only by militant townspeople.

Starring: Dee Wallace, M. Emmet Walsh, Billy Zane, Scott Grimes, Lin Shaye, Ethan Phillips, Don Keith Opper, Terrence Mann, Jeremy Lawrence, Billy Green Bush ..
Directed by: Stephen Herek
Release date: 1986-04-11
15.

Running Scared

4.5
6.5/10 IMDB

Two street-wise Chicago cops have to shake off some rust after returning from a Key West vacation to pursue a drug dealer that nearly killed them in the past.

Starring: Gregory Hines, Billy Crystal, Steven Bauer, Darlanne Fluegel, Joe Pantoliano, Dan Hedaya, Jon Gries, Tracy Reed, Jimmy Smits, John DiSanti ..
Directed by: Peter Hyams
Release date: 1986-06-27
16.

The Wraith

4.5
5.9/10 IMDB

Packard Walsh and his motorized gang control and terrorize an Arizona desert town where they force drivers to drag-race so they can 'win' their vehicles. After Walsh beats the decent teenager Jamie Hankins to death after finding him with his girlfriend, a mysterious power creates Jake Kesey, an extremely cool motor-biker who has a car which is invincible. Jake befriends Jamie's girlfriend Keri Johnson, takes Jamie's sweet brother Bill under his wing and manages what Sheriff Loomis couldn't; eliminate Packard's criminal gang the hard way...

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Nick Cassavetes, Sherilyn Fenn, Randy Quaid, Matthew Barry, Clint Howard, David Sherrill, Jamie Bozian, Griffin O'Neal, Chris Nash ..
Directed by: Mike Marvin
Release date: 1986-11-21
17.

The Golden Child

4.3
5.9/10 IMDB

After a Tibetan boy, the mystical Golden Child, is kidnapped by the evil Sardo Numspa, humankind's fate hangs in the balance. On the other side of the world in Los Angeles, the priestess Kee Nang seeks the Chosen One, who will save the boy from death. When Nang sees social worker Chandler Jarrell on television discussing his ability to find missing children, she solicits his expertise, despite his skepticism over being "chosen."

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Charles Dance, Charlotte Lewis, Victor Wong, Peter Kwong, J.L. Reate, James Hong, Randall 'Tex' Cobb, Tau Logo, Shakti Chen ..
Directed by: Michael Ritchie
Release date: 1986-12-12
18.

No Retreat, No Surrender

4.3
5.6/10 IMDB

Young Jason Stillwell moves with his parents to Seattle, where local bullies harass them without mercy. Jason's father Tom does not believe in violence, so the family takes it on the chin. One day Jason enrolls in a martial arts class and quietly rises in rank to be a major contender. His mettle is tested in an international match against Ivan, a Russian champion.

Starring: Kurt McKinney, Jean-Claude Van Damme, J.W. Fails, Kathie Sileno, Kim Tae-Jeong, Kent Lipham, Ron Pohnel, Dale Jacoby, Peter Cunningham, Timothy D. Baker ..
Directed by: Corey Yuen
Release date: 1986-05-02
19.

The Delta Force

4.2
5.6/10 IMDB

A 707 aircraft jetliner, en route from Athens to Rome and then to New York City, is hijacked by Lebanese terrorists, who demand that the pilot take them to Beirut. What the terrorists don't realize is that an elite team of commandos have been called in to eliminate all terrorists on the jetliner.

Starring: Chuck Norris, Lee Marvin, Shelley Winters, Martin Balsam, Joey Bishop, Robert Forster, Lainie Kazan, George Kennedy, Hanna Schygulla, Susan Strasberg ..
Directed by: Menahem Golan
Release date: 1986-02-14
20.

Armed and Dangerous

4.2
5.7/10 IMDB

After policeman Frank Dooley is framed for theft and loses his job on the force, he joins a security guard agency and teams up with inept former defense lawyer Norman Kane. When the two botch a job guarding a local warehouse, they begin to uncover corruption within the company and their union.

Starring: John Candy, Eugene Levy, Robert Loggia, Meg Ryan, Kenneth McMillan, Brion James, Jonathan Banks, Don Stroud, Larry Hankin, Steve Railsback ..
Directed by: Mark L. Lester
Release date: 1986-08-15
21.

Raw Deal

4.1
5.5/10 IMDB

Mark Kaminsky is kicked out of the FBI for his rough treatment of a suspect. He winds up as the sheriff of a small town in North Carolina. FBI Chief Harry Shannon, whose son has been killed by a mobster named Patrovina, enlists Kaminsky in a personal vendetta with a promise of reinstatement into the FBI if Patrovina is taken down. To accomplish this, he must go undercover and join Patrovina's gang.

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Kathryn Harrold, Darren McGavin, Sam Wanamaker, Paul Shenar, Steven Hill, Louise Robey, Joe Regalbuto, Robert Davi, Ed Lauter ..
Directed by: John Irvin
Release date: 1986-06-06
22.

Maximum Overdrive

4.1
5.4/10 IMDB

When a comet passes close to the earth, machines all over the world come alive and go on homicidal rampages. A group of people at a desolate truck stop are held hostage by a gang of homicidal 18-wheelers. The frightened people set out to defeat the killer machines ... or be killed by them.

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Pat Hingle, Laura Harrington, Yeardley Smith, John Short, Frankie Faison, Ellen McElduff, J. C. Quinn, Giancarlo Esposito, Marla Maples ..
Directed by: Stephen King
Release date: 1986-07-25
23.

Iron Eagle

4.0
5.5/10 IMDB

When Doug's father, an Air Force Pilot, is shot down by MiGs belonging to a radical Middle Eastern state, no one seems able to get him out. Doug finds Chappy, an Air Force Colonel who is intrigued by the idea of sending in two fighters piloted by himself and Doug to rescue Doug's father after bombing the MiG base.

Starring: Louis Gossett Jr., Jason Gedrick, Tim Thomerson, Larry B. Scott, Shawnee Smith, Robbie Rist, Jerry Levine, David Suchet, Caroline Lagerfelt, Michael Bowen ..
Directed by: Sidney J. Furie
Release date: 1986-01-17
24.

Murphy's Law

3.9
5.9/10 IMDB

A tough police detective escapes from custody after being framed and arrested for the murder of his ex-wife, and must now find the real killer and prove his innocence.

Starring: Charles Bronson, Kathleen Wilhoite, Carrie Snodgress, Robert F. Lyons, Richard Romanus, Angel Tompkins, Bill Henderson, James Luisi, Clifford A. Pellow, Janet MacLachlan ..
Directed by: J. Lee Thompson
Release date: 1986-04-18
25.

No Mercy

3.8
5.7/10 IMDB

An unconventional undercover Chicago cop and his partner are recruited to commit the murder of a New Orleans criminal kingpin.

Starring: Richard Gere, Kim Basinger, Jeroen Krabbé, George Dzundza, Gary Basaraba, William Atherton, Terry Kinney, Bruce McGill, Charles S. Dutton, Aleta Mitchell ..
Directed by: Richard Pearce
Release date: 1986-12-19
26.

Malcolm

3.7
7.0/10 IMDB

Malcolm is a chronically shy mechanical genius, who has just been fired for building his own tram. He gets Frank, who has just been released from jail, to move in to help pay the bills and, with Frank's help, Malcom turns to a life of crime.

Starring: Colin Friels, Lindy Davies, Chris Haywood, John Hargreaves, Beverley Phillips, Judith Stratford, Heather Mitchell, Charles Tingwell, Tony Mahood, David Letch ..
Directed by: Nadia Tass
Release date: 1986-07-20
27.

Black Moon Rising

3.6
5.5/10 IMDB

An FBI free-lancer stashes a stolen Las Vegas-crime tape in a high-tech car stolen by someone else.

Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Linda Hamilton, Robert Vaughn, Richard Jaeckel, Lee Ving, Bubba Smith, Dan Shor, Keenan Wynn, Nick Cassavetes, William Sanderson ..
Directed by: Harley Cokeliss
Release date: 1986-01-10
28.

The Return of Billy Jack

3.6
6.5/10 IMDB

Billy Jack returns to bring down a child pornography ring headed by the Godfather of Godfathers.

Starring: Tom Laughlin, Teresa Kelly, Delores Taylor ..
Directed by: Tom Laughlin
Release date: 1986-09-08
29.

Defence of the Realm

3.6
6.5/10 IMDB

A reporter named Mullen 'stumbles' onto a story linking a prominent Member of Parliament to a KGB agent and a near-nuclear disaster involving a teenage runaway and a U.S. Air Force base. Has there been a Government cover-up? Mullen teams up with Vernon Bayliss, an old hack, and Nina Beckam, the MP's assistant, to find out the truth.

Starring: Gabriel Byrne, Greta Scacchi, Denholm Elliott, Ian Bannen, Fulton Mackay, Bill Paterson, David Calder, Frederick Treves, Robbie Coltrane, Steven Woodcock ..
Directed by: David Drury
Release date: 1986-09-06
30.

Band of the Hand

3.5
6.1/10 IMDB

An Indian Vietnam veteran trains five street punks in the Everglades to fight vice in Miami.

Starring: Stephen Lang, Lauren Holly, John Cameron Mitchell, Danny Quinn, Leon, James Remar, Laurence Fishburne, Paul Calderon, Bill Smitrovich, Michael Carmine ..
Directed by: Paul Michael Glaser
Release date: 1986-04-11
Best Action Movies of 1986 : Sword of Gideon
31.

Sword of Gideon

3.5
7.1/10 IMDB

Chronicles a Mossad team hand picked to hunt down the terrorists involved in the 1972 Munich Olympic massacre of Israeli athletes.

Starring: Steven Bauer, Michael York, Rod Steiger, Colleen Dewhurst, Leslie Hope, Lino Ventura, Robert Joy, Laurent Malet, Peter Dvorsky, Cyrielle Clair ..
Directed by: Michael Anderson
Release date: 1986-09-01
32.

Firewalker

3.4
5.1/10 IMDB

A pair of adventurers try to track down an ancient Aztec/Mayan/Egyptian/Apache horde of gold.

Starring: Chuck Norris, Louis Gossett Jr., Melody Anderson, Will Sampson, Sonny Landham, John Rhys-Davies, Ian Abercrombie, Richard Lee-Sung, Zaide Silvia Gutiérrez, Álvaro Carcaño ..
Directed by: J. Lee Thompson
Release date: 1986-11-21
33.

Thrashin'

3.4
6.5/10 IMDB

Corey and his band of skater buddies sometimes make mischief, but they're more interested in girls and having fun on their boards than in getting into any real trouble. Notorious enemy crew the Daggers, led by Tommy Hook, get their kicks terrorizing the locals at Venice Beach. When Corey starts dating Tommy's kid sister Chrissy, the Daggers are furious. The boys then take their beef to the "L.A. Massacre," a deadly skate race down a canyon road.

Starring: Josh Brolin, Robert Rusler, Pamela Gidley, Brooke McCarter, Josh Richman, Brett Marx, David Wagner, Chuck McCann, Tony Alva, Mark Munski ..
Directed by: David Winters
Release date: 1986-08-29
Best Action Movies of 1986 : WrestleMania II
34.

WrestleMania II

3.4
6.1/10 IMDB

Mr. T vs. Roddy Piper in a Boxing match Battle Royal featuring superstars and athletes from the WWF and NFL Hulk Hogan (c) vs. King Kong Bundy in a Steel Cage match for the WWF Championship

Starring: Hulk Hogan, Mr. T, Chris Pallies, Randy Poffo, John Wisniski Jr., Ed Leslie, Freddie Blassie, Jim Myers, Paul Orndorff, Don Muraco ..
Directed by: Vince McMahon
Release date: 1986-04-07
Best Action Movies of 1986 : Wisdom
35.

Wisdom

3.3
5.7/10 IMDB

Unable to find work after a past felony, graduate John Wisdom and his girlfriend embark on a cross-country bank-robbing spree in order to aid American farmers.

Starring: Demi Moore, Emilio Estevez, Tom Skerritt, Veronica Cartwright, William Allen Young, Charlie Sheen, Richard Minchenberg, Ernie Lively, Bill Henderson, Gene Ross ..
Directed by: Emilio Estevez
Release date: 1986-12-31
36.

Heat

3.3
5.6/10 IMDB

Reynolds plays an ex-soldier-of-fortunish character in Vegas, taking "Chaperone" jobs, fighting with the mob, and trying to get enough money together to move to Venice, Italy.

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Karen Young, Peter MacNicol, Howard Hesseman, Neill Barry, Diana Scarwid, Joseph Mascolo, Alfie Wise, Deborah Rush, Wendell Burton ..
Directed by: Dick Richards
Release date: 1986-10-16
Best Action Movies of 1986 : The Whistle Blower
37.

The Whistle Blower

3.2
6.1/10 IMDB

A war veteran tries to investigate the murder of his son who was working as a Russian translator for the British intelligence service during the Cold War. He meets a web of deception and paranoia that seems impenetrable...

Starring: Michael Caine, James Fox, Nigel Havers, John Gielgud, Felicity Dean, Barry Foster, Gordon Jackson, Kenneth Colley, David Langton, Dinah Stabb ..
Directed by: Simon Langton
Release date: 1986-11-21
Best Action Movies of 1986 : War Without End
38.

War Without End

3.2
5.1/10 IMDB

Rambosploitation madness from director Teddy Page.

Starring: Robert Mason, Jim Gaines, Jerry Bayron ..
Directed by: Teddy Chiu
Release date: 1986-01-01
39.

Fair Game

3.1
5.9/10 IMDB

A young woman running a wildlife sanctuary in the Australian outback is in for trouble when she is confronted by three kangaroo hunters. Bored with killing kangaroos, they decide to kill the animals in the sanctuary, and when they see how attractive the owner is, they decide to have a little "fun" with her, too. Turns out that they may get a bit more "fun" than they bargained for.

Starring: Cassandra Delaney, Peter Ford, David Sandford, Garry Who, Don Barker, Carmel Young, Adrian Shirley, Wayne Anthony, Peter Ford, Tony Clay ..
Directed by: Mario Andreacchio
Release date: 1986-07-24
40.

Eye of the Tiger

3.1
5.6/10 IMDB

Buck is a Vietnam vet, recently released from prison. He returns home to discover the town being terrorized by a vicious motorcycle gang. When the bikers murder his wife and traumatize his daughter, Buck and his friends arm themselves to the teeth and wage war against the gang to destroy them once and for all.

Starring: Gary Busey, Yaphet Kotto, Seymour Cassel, Denise Galik, Bert Remsen, William Smith, Kimberlin Brown, Judith Barsi, Eric Boles, Joe Brooks ..
Directed by: Richard C. Sarafian
Release date: 1986-07-07
41.

Reform School Girls

3.1
5.3/10 IMDB

Jenny is sent to a women's reform school. It is run by evil warden Sutter and her henchwoman Edna. Jenny will stop at nothing to escape but she also has to deal with Charlie the bully.

Starring: Linda Carol, Wendy O. Williams, Pat Ast, Sybil Danning, Charlotte McGinnis, Sherri Stoner, Denise Gordy, Laurie Schwartz, Tiffany Helm, Darcy DeMoss ..
Directed by: Tom DeSimone
Release date: 1986-08-22
42.

Dead End Drive-In

3.1
5.9/10 IMDB

In the near future, drive-in theatres are turned into concentration camps for the undesirable and unemployed. The prisoners don't really care to escape because they are fed and they have a place to live which is, in most cases, probably better than the outside. Crabs and his girlfriend Carmen are put into the camp and all Crabs wants to do is escape.

Starring: Ned Manning, Natalie McCurry, Peter Whitford, Wilbur Wilde, Dave Gibson, Sandie Lillingston, Ollie Hall, Lyn Collingwood, Nikki McWaters, Melissa Davis ..
Directed by: Brian Trenchard-Smith
Release date: 1986-08-13
43.

Biggles

3.1
5.6/10 IMDB

Unassuming catering salesmen Jim Ferguson falls through a time hole to 1917 where he saves the life of dashing Royal Flying Corps pilot James "Biggles" Bigglesworth after his photo recon mission is shot down. Before he can work out what has happened, Jim is zapped back to the 1980s......

Starring: Neil Dickson, Alex Hyde-White, Fiona Hutchison, Peter Cushing, Marcus Gilbert, William Hootkins, Alan Polonsky, Francesca Gonshaw, Michael Siberry, James Saxon ..
Directed by: John Hough
Release date: 1986-05-30
Best Action Movies of 1986 : Kidnapped
44.

Kidnapped

3.0
6.2/10 IMDB

Robert Louis Stevenson's hero David Balfour joins rebel Alan Breck Stewart in 18th-century Scotland.

Starring: Tom Burlinson, Matthew Fargher, Wallas Eaton, Judith Fisher, Richard Meikle, David Nettheim, Scott Higgins ..
Directed by: Geoff Collins
Release date: 1986-06-21
Best Action Movies of 1986 : Out of Bounds
45.

Out of Bounds

3.0
5.4/10 IMDB

Farm boy Daryl Cage's parents ship him off to the big city to live with his brother, hoping he will have a better life there. After a baggage mixup at the airport, Daryl finds himself in possession of a drug cache, which a ruthless drug dealer wants back. The dealer murders Daryl's brother and the small town boy ends up all alone in the big city, being pursued by both the drug dealer and the police, who suspect him of the murder.

Starring: Anthony Michael Hall, Glynn Turman, Jenny Wright, Jeff Kober, Raymond J. Barry, Pepe Serna, Michele Little, Jerry Levine, Ji-Tu Cumbuka, Kevin McCorkle ..
Directed by: Richard Tuggle
Release date: 1986-07-25
46.

King Kong Lives

3.0
3.9/10 IMDB

After falling from the Twin Towers, Kong lies in a coma for ten years. When his heart begins to fail, scientists engineer an artificial heart, and a giant female ape is captured to serve as a source for a blood transfusion. When Kong awakens following his heart transplant, he senses the nearby presence of the female ape and the two escape to wreak havoc together.

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Linda Hamilton, Brian Kerwin, John Ashton, Peter Michael Goetz, Peter Elliott, Frank Maraden, George Antoni, Robin Cahall, Jimmie Ray Weeks ..
Directed by: John Guillermin
Release date: 1986-12-19
Best Action Movies of 1986 : WWE The Big Event
47.

WWE The Big Event

3.0
5.9/10 IMDB

The Big Event was a Canada-only professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by the World Wrestling Federation (WWF), which took place on August 28, 1986, at the Exhibition Stadium in Toronto, Ontario. The event drew a legitimate crowd of 74,000 fans which was an outdoor attendance record at the time. The event set an attendance record for a wrestling show that would not be beaten until WrestleMania III. The main event heading into the event was between WWF Champion Hulk Hogan and Paul Orndorff for the WWF Championship.

Starring: Keith Franke, Louis Vincent Albano, André René Roussimoff, Ted Arcidi, Jesse Barr, Brian Blair, James Jim Brunzell, Christopher Alan Pallies, Bill Eadie, Tonga 'Uli'uli Fifita ..
Directed by: Vince McMahon
Release date: 1986-08-27
48.

The Brotherhood of Justice

3.0
5.4/10 IMDB

A group of high school students, led by a rich boy Derek, is sick of school violence and decides to become underground vigilantes named "Brotherhood of Justice". It starts with the idea "watching people", but things quickly get out of control. "Brotherhood of Justice" turns out another gang of violence. Derek wants to stop it but it is too late, so he takes responsibility for it and gives himself to the law.

Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Lori Loughlin, Joe Spano, Keanu Reeves, Darren Dalton, Evan Mirand, Don Michael Paul, Gary Riley, Billy Zane, Danny Nucci ..
Directed by: Charles Braverman
Release date: 1986-05-18
49.

Quicksilver

3.0
5.6/10 IMDB

Jack Casey used to be a hot-shot stock market whiz kid. After a disastrous professional decision, his life in the fast lane is over. He loses his nerve and joins a speed delivery firm which relies on bicycles to avoid traffic jams of San Francisco, is attracted to a fellow bicycler, Terri, and befriends Hector, a budding entrepreneur. Can Jack regain his nerve and his self-respect, and rebuild his life on a more sound basis?

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Jami Gertz, Paul Rodríguez, Rudy Ramos, Laurence Fishburne, Louie Anderson, Gerald S. O'Loughlin, Andrew Smith, Charles McCaughan, Abel Fernandez ..
Directed by: Thomas Michael Donnelly
Release date: 1986-02-14
50.

Avenging Force

3.0
5.8/10 IMDB

Martial arts expert Matt Hunter was one of the most promising operatives in Army intelligence until his parents were killed by terrorists, and he retired to the family's farm in Louisiana to take care of his 12-year-old sister Sara and their grandfather Jimmy. Larry Richards, a black man running for the Senate, is one of Matt's best friends. Larry has become the target of The Pentangle, a racist organization led by a man named Glastenbury, and Glastenbury doesn't want Larry to be elected. In an attempt on Larry's life during a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans, The Pentangle kills one of Larry's sons. Matt lets Larry, his wife Daisy, and his other son move to the remotely located farm so they can hide from Glastenbury and the Pentangle, but the Pentangle strikes again, setting the farmhouse on fire. Matt and Sara escape as the only survivors. Then the Pentangle kidnaps Sara, sending Matt on a mission to rescue Sara from Glastenbury and the Pentangle

Starring: Michael Dudikoff, Steve James, William Wallace, John P. Ryan, James Booth, Karl Johnson, Marc Alaimo, Allison Gereighty, Loren Farmer, Sylvia Joseph ..
Directed by: Sam Firstenberg
Release date: 1986-09-13

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