Best Adventure Movies of 1986


The Mission

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


7.3/10 IMDB

When teen Sarah is forced to babysit Toby, her baby stepbrother, she summons Jareth the Goblin King to take him away. When he is actually kidnapped, Sarah is given just thirteen hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue him.

Starring: Jennifer Connelly, David Bowie, Toby Froud, Christopher Malcolm, Shelley Thompson, Warwick Davis, Natalie Finland, Shari Weiser, Brian Henson, Ron Mueck ..
Directed by: Jim Henson
Release date: 1986-06-27

Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

7.3/10 IMDB

It's the 23rd century, and a mysterious alien power is threatening Earth by evaporating the oceans and destroying the atmosphere. In a frantic attempt to save mankind, Kirk and his crew must time travel back to 1986 San Francisco where they find a world of punk, pizza and exact-change buses that are as alien as anything they've ever encountered in the far reaches of the galaxy. A thrilling, action-packed Star Trek adventure!

Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan, George Takei, Walter Koenig, Nichelle Nichols, Jane Wyatt, Catherine Hicks, Mark Lenard ..
Directed by: Leonard Nimoy
Release date: 1986-11-26

Big Trouble in Little China

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—who 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

The Great Mouse Detective

7.1/10 IMDB

When the diabolical Professor Ratigan kidnaps London's master toymaker, the brilliant master of disguise Basil of Baker Street and his trusted sidekick Dawson try to elude the ultimate trap and foil the perfect crime.

Starring: Barrie Ingham, Val Bettin, Vincent Price, Susanne Pollatschek, Candy Candido, Diana Chesney, Eve Brenner, Alan Young, Basil Rathbone, Ellen Fitzhugh ..
Directed by: Ron Clements, Burny Mattinson, David Michener, John Musker
Release date: 1986-07-02

Top Gun

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


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
Best Adventure Movies of 1986 : An American Tail

An American Tail

6.9/10 IMDB

A young mouse named Fievel and his family decide to migrate to America, a "land without cats," at the turn of the 20th century. But somehow, Fievel ends up in the New World alone and must fend off not only the felines he never thought he'd have to deal with again but also the loneliness of being away from home.

Starring: Phillip Glasser, Dom DeLuise, Nehemiah Persoff, Erica Yohn, Amy Green, John P. Finnegan, Pat Musick, Madeline Kahn, Will Ryan, Christopher Plummer ..
Directed by: Don Bluth
Release date: 1986-11-21

Crocodile Dundee

6.6/10 IMDB

When a New York reporter plucks crocodile hunter Dundee from the Australian Outback for a visit to the Big Apple, it's a clash of cultures and a recipe for good-natured comedy as naïve Dundee negotiates the concrete jungle. Dundee proves that his instincts are quite useful in the city and adeptly handles everything from wily muggers to high-society snoots without breaking a sweat.

Starring: Paul Hogan, Linda Kozlowski, Mark Blum, David Gulpilil, Michael Lombard, John Meillon, Ritchie Singer, Reginald VelJohnson, Rik Colitti, John Snyder ..
Directed by: Peter Faiman
Release date: 1986-09-26

The Transformers: The Movie

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

The Karate Kid Part II

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

Flight of the Navigator

6.9/10 IMDB

12-year-old David is accidentally knocked out in the forest near his home, but when he awakens eight years have passed. His family is overjoyed to have him back, but is just as perplexed as he is that he hasn't aged. When a NASA scientist discovers a UFO nearby, David gets the chance to unravel the mystery and recover the life he lost.

Starring: Joey Cramer, Paul Reubens, Cliff DeYoung, Veronica Cartwright, Sarah Jessica Parker, Matt Adler, Robert Small, Raymond Forchion, Howard Hesseman, Arnie Ross ..
Directed by: Randal Kleiser
Release date: 1986-07-30

The Mosquito Coast

6.6/10 IMDB

Allie Fox, an American inventor exhausted by the perceived danger and degradation of modern society, decides to escape with his wife and children to Belize. In the jungle, he tries with mad determination to create a utopian community with disastrous results.

Starring: Harrison Ford, Helen Mirren, River Phoenix, Conrad Roberts, Martha Plimpton, Andre Gregory, Dick O'Neill, Jadrien Steele, Michael Rogers, Hilary Gordon ..
Directed by: Peter Weir
Release date: 1986-11-26

¡Three Amigos!

6.5/10 IMDB

A trio of unemployed silent film actors are mistaken for real heroes by a small Mexican village in search of someone to stop a malevolent bandit.

Starring: Chevy Chase, Steve Martin, Martin Short, Patrice Martinez, Philip Gordon, Alfonso Arau, Tony Plana, Kai Wulff, Jon Lovitz, Joe Mantegna ..
Directed by: John Landis
Release date: 1986-12-12

The Golden Child

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


5.7/10 IMDB

Andie Bergstrom, an astronaut eagerly awaiting her first trip to space, runs a summer camp for teenagers with her NASA-employed husband, Zach. One night during an engine test, Andie and four teenage campers are accidentally shot into space. Together, the group -- which includes Kathryn, a pilot-in-training, and Tish, a ditz with a perfect memory -- must work together to operate the spacecraft and return home.

Starring: Kate Capshaw, Lea Thompson, Kelly Preston, Larry B. Scott, Joaquin Phoenix, Tate Donovan, Tom Skerritt, Terry O'Quinn, Leaf Phoenix, Barry Primus ..
Directed by: Harry Winer
Release date: 1986-06-06

The Delta Force

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


6.0/10 IMDB

Captain Red runs a hardy pirate ship with the able assistance of Frog, a dashing young French sailor. One day Capt. Red is captured and taken aboard a Spanish galleon, but thanks to his inventiveness, he raises the crew to mutiny, takes over the ship, and kidnaps the niece of the governor of Maracaibo. The question is, can he keep this pace up?

Starring: Walter Matthau, Cris Campion, Damien Thomas, Olu Jacobs, Charlotte Lewis, Roy Kinnear, Roger Ashton-Griffiths, David Kelly, Michael Elphick, Ferdy Mayne ..
Directed by: Roman Polanski
Release date: 1986-05-08
Best Adventure Movies of 1986 : Masters Of The Gridiron

Masters Of The Gridiron

7.6/10 IMDB

The Browns clan defeat the Lion, Bear, and Bengal clans in a quest to retrieve a ring from The Lord of the League. Once they retrieve the ring, the city by the lake called Erie will become home to the Masters of the Gridiron. The Browns clan was played by the 1986 members of the Cleveland Browns.

Starring: Mike Baab, Joe Bonacci, Earnest Byner, Phil Daquila, Hanford Dixon, Dan Fike, Roger Fike, Bob Golic, Carl Hairston, Kevin Mack ..
Directed by: Randy F. Martin
Release date: 1986-11-02

Invaders from Mars

5.5/10 IMDB

In this remake of the classic 50s SF tale, a boy tries to stop an invasion of his town by aliens who take over the the minds of his parents, his least-liked schoolteacher and other townspeople. With the aid of the school nurse the boy enlists the aid of the U.S. Marines.

Starring: Hunter Carson, Karen Black, Timothy Bottoms, Laraine Newman, James Karen, Bud Cort, Louise Fletcher, Eric Pierpoint, Christopher Allport, Virginya Keehne ..
Directed by: Tobe Hooper
Release date: 1986-06-06

Mr. Boogedy

6.6/10 IMDB

A novelty-salesman moves his family into a new house. Initially dismissing incidents as more of their father's practical jokes, the family soon learns that the house is haunted by people who lived in the house 300 years previously.

Starring: Richard Masur, Mimi Kennedy, Benji Gregory, David Faustino, Kristy Swanson, Howard Witt, John Astin, Katherine Kelly Lang, Jamie McEnnan, Kedric Wolfe ..
Directed by: Oz Scott
Release date: 1986-04-20
Best Adventure Movies of 1986 : Joshua and the Battle of Jericho

Joshua and the Battle of Jericho

6.9/10 IMDB

Learn the tale of Joshua's leadership and his determination to follow his God. Joshua leads the Hebrews through a battle with the Canaanites, who built a wall to prevent them from passing through to the Promised Land.

Starring: Ed Asner, Darleen Carr, Rob Paulsen, Terry McGovern, Michael Rye, Mariette Hartley, Terence McGovern, Michael Bell, George DiCenzo, Bernard Erhard ..
Directed by: Ray Patterson
Release date: 1986-04-25


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
Best Adventure Movies of 1986 : Jock of the Bushveld

Jock of the Bushveld

6.8/10 IMDB

In 1886 the 20 years old Percy Fitzpatrick from Kaapstad sets out for the Delagoa bay in Transvaal to dig for gold. On his way he prevents the weakly puppy Jock being drowned and adopts him. But when they finally reach the destination of his journey, there's no gold there anymore. So Percy starts out as a foreman, and henceforth he and Jock live through many exciting adventures involving wild animals and slave drivers.

Starring: Jonathan Rands, Gordon Mulholland, Jocelyn Broderick, Wilson Dunster, Olivier Ngwenya ..
Directed by: Gray Hofmeyr
Release date: 1986-12-05
Best Adventure Movies of 1986 : Transformers: Five Faces of Darkness

Transformers: Five Faces of Darkness

7.8/10 IMDB

Following the events in Transformers: The Movie, the Decepticons have fled and the Autobots are victorious under the command of a new leader, Rodimus Prime. In the midst of the celebrations, the Autobots are attacked, leaving the Decepticons the obvious suspects. Meanwhile, the mysterious Quintessons attempt to conceal a dark secret as old as Cybertron itself.

Starring: Peter Cullen, Frank Welker, Richard Gautier, Jack Angel, Gregg Berger, Susan Blu, Neil Ross, John Stephenson, John Moschitta Jr., Ed Gilbert ..
Directed by: Andy Kim, Ray Lee
Release date: 1986-09-15

David and Goliath

7.3/10 IMDB

Derek, Margo, and Moki jump through time yet again and find themselves lost. As they search for information, they are threatened by wild animals. A young shepherd arrives on the scene and rescues them. They learn that this shepherd just happens to be the future King David. They follow David to Jerusalem, where they watch as he tries to help mend Saul's ill temper. Finally, they witness the defeat of Goliath.

Starring: Rob Paulsen, Darleen Carr, Terry McGovern, Michael Rye, Robby Benson, Herschel Bernardi, Bernard Erhard, Terence McGovern ..
Directed by: Ray Patterson
Release date: 1986-04-25

The Girl Who Spelled Freedom

7.1/10 IMDB

A Cambodian family is given sponsored immigration to the United States where one daughter becomes a spelling bee champion.

Starring: Diana Ung, Linda Wong, Jade Chinn, Wayne Rogers, Mary Kay Place, Ki?u Chinh, Kathleen Sisk ..
Directed by: Simon Wincer
Release date: 1986-02-23


5.8/10 IMDB

Middle-aged Gerald Kingsland advertises in a London paper for a female companion to spend a year with him on a desert island. The young Lucy Irving takes a chance on contacting him and after a couple of meetings they decide to go ahead. Once on the island things prove a lot less idyllic than in the movies, and gradually it becomes clear that it is Lucy who has the desire and the strength to try and see the year through.

Starring: Oliver Reed, Amanda Donohoe, Georgina Hale, Frances Barber, Tony Rickards, Todd Rippon, John Sessions, Virginia Hey, Sorel Johnson, Len Peihopa ..
Directed by: Nicolas Roeg
Release date: 1986-03-05


5.7/10 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

Frog Dreaming

6.1/10 IMDB

American boy Cody lives in Australia with his guardian, Gaza. Cody is very imaginative, inventive and inquisitive. He comes accross some strange events happening in Devil's Knob national park associated with an aboriginal myth about "frog dreamings". Cody tries to investigate...

Starring: Henry Thomas, Tony Barry, Rachel Friend, Tamsin West, Dempsey Knight, John Ewart, Chris Gregory, Mark Knight, Dennis Miller, Katy Manning ..
Directed by: Brian Trenchard-Smith, Russell Hagg
Release date: 1986-05-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1986 : Fluppy Dogs

Fluppy Dogs

7.4/10 IMDB

Originally intended to be a pilot for the third Walt Disney Television animated series, the movie features five pastel-colored talking (Fluppy) dogs who arrive through a Fluppy interdimensional doorway. Upon arrival, the dogs befriend 10-year-old Jamie and his neighbor Claire. The friends must help the Fluppy dogs avoid the clutches of the evil exotic-animal collector Wagstaff and find the doorway that will lead them back to their world.

Starring: Marshall Efron, Carl Steven, Jessica Pennington, Hal Smith, Michael Rye, Cloyce Morrow, Lorenzo Music, Susan Blu ..
Directed by: Fred Wolf
Release date: 1986-03-19
Best Adventure Movies of 1986 : Kidnapped


6.3/10 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 Adventure Movies of 1986 : The Thanksgiving Promise

The Thanksgiving Promise

6.7/10 IMDB

A teenage boy is torn between his love for an injured Canadian goose that he has found and his agreement to fatten and kill it for an approaching Thanksgiving dinner for his neighbors.

Starring: Millie Perkins, Beau Bridges, Courtney Thorne-Smith, Lloyd Bridges, Jordan Bridges, Ed Lauter, Anne Haney, Bill Calvert, Beau Dremann, Jason Bateman ..
Directed by: Beau Bridges
Release date: 1986-11-23

King Kong Lives

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

A Fighting Choice

6.9/10 IMDB

Bright teenager afflicted with epilepsy sues his parents for the right to have "split brain" surgery in order to cure his seizures.

Starring: Beau Bridges, Karen Valentine, Patrick Dempsey, Frances Lee McCain, Lawrence Pressman, Danielle von Zerneck, Allan Arbus ..
Directed by: Ferdinand Fairfax
Release date: 1986-04-12
Best Adventure Movies of 1986 : Amazing Stories

Amazing Stories

7.1/10 IMDB

A feature film edited from three episodes of Amazing Stories (1985): The Mission, Mummy Daddy and Go to the Head of the Class.

Starring: Kevin Costner, Christopher Lloyd, Casey Siemaszko, Kiefer Sutherland, J.J. Cohen, John Philbin, Gary Mauro, Glen Mauro, Terry Beaver, David Grant Hayward ..
Directed by: Steven Spielberg, William Dear, Robert Zemeckis
Release date: 1986-07-10

Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation

5.4/10 IMDB

This animated adventure goes back in time to the Care Bears' first-ever Caring Mission, when True Heart Bear and Noble Heart Horse touch down on Earth to boost the spirits of some unhappy kids at summer camp. But the evil Dark Heart has other plans, and convinces one of the campers to help him capture the Care Bears. Will our lovable heroes' Care Stare be enough to vanquish the villain -- and convince his apprentice that good's the way to go?

Starring: Hadley Kay, Chris Wiggins, Cree Summer, Alyson Court, Michael Fantini, Maxine Miller, Pam Hyatt, Sunny Besen Thrasher, Dan Hennessey, Billie Mae Richards ..
Directed by: Dale Schott
Release date: 1986-03-21
Best Adventure Movies of 1986 : The Clan of the Cave Bear

The Clan of the Cave Bear

5.4/10 IMDB

Natural changes have the clans moving. Iza, medicine woman of the "Clan of the Cave Bear" finds little Ayla from the "others"' clan - tradition would have the clan kill Ayla immediately, but Iza insists on keeping her. When the little one finds a most needed new cave, she's allowed to stay - and thrive.

Starring: Daryl Hannah, Pamela Reed, James Remar, Thomas G. Waites, John Doolittle, Curtis Armstrong, Martin Doyle, Nicole Eggert, Salome Jens, Joey Cramer ..
Directed by: Michael Chapman
Release date: 1986-01-17
Best Adventure Movies of 1986 : Let's Get Harry

Let's Get Harry

5.2/10 IMDB

Harry Burck has been kidnapped by South American terrorists, and when the US Government refuses to intervene, Harry's friends decide to take matters into their own hands!

Starring: Robert Duvall, Gary Busey, Mark Harmon, Michael Schoeffling, Glenn Frey, Thomas F. Wilson, Ben Johnson, Rick Rossovich, Matt Clark, Jere Burns ..
Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg, Alan Smithee
Release date: 1986-10-31
Best Adventure Movies of 1986 : Noah's Ark

Noah's Ark

6.9/10 IMDB

The story of the Prophet Noah. Violence and corruption fill the earth. To punish this wickedness, God vows to send a cleansing flood. Only one man - Noah - and his family will be spared because they alone honor God's law. God commands him to build an ark and fill it with two of every animal. Once building is under way, Noah and his sons face scorn and sabotage from their sinful neighbors - but they persevere. Noah's faith is vindicated when the heavens erupt with a rainy torrent for 40 days. But God's test of Noah's courage and commitment is just beginning.

Starring: Darleen Carr, Charlotte Rae, Frank Welker, Peter Cullen, Lorne Greene, Rob Paulsen, Terry McGovern, Michael Rye, Terence McGovern ..
Directed by: Ray Patterson
Release date: 1986-01-01

Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold

4.5/10 IMDB

After his brother Robeson disappears without a trace while exploring Africa in search of a legendary 'white tribe', Allan Quatermain decides to follow in his footsteps to learn what became of him. Soon after arriving, he discovers the Lost City of Gold, controlled by the evil lord Agon, and mined by his legions of white slaves.

Starring: Richard Chamberlain, Sharon Stone, James Earl Jones, Henry Silva, Robert Donner, Doghmi Larbi, Aileen Marson, Cassandra Peterson, Martin Rabbett, Rory Kilalea ..
Directed by: Gary Nelson
Release date: 1986-12-17

Babes in Toyland

5.2/10 IMDB

11-year-old Lisa has no time for toys; she's too busy taking care of her siblings and cooking for her mother. During the Christmas Eve blizzard, Lisa travels to Toyland in Wizard of Oz-like fashion and arrives just in time for a wedding. Young Mary Contrary is about to marry mean, old Barnaby Barnacle, despite the fact that she loves Jack Be Nimble. Lisa tries to stop this terrible wedding and, together with her new friends, discovers that Barnaby wants to take over Toyland. Lisa, Mary, Jack, and Georgie Porgie ask the Toymaster for help, but he can't help them as long as Lisa doesn't truly believe in toys.

Starring: Drew Barrymore, Richard Mulligan, Eileen Brennan, Keanu Reeves, Pat Morita, Jill Schoelen, Googy Gress, Walter Buschhoff, Shari Weiser ..
Directed by: Clive Donner
Release date: 1986-12-19
Best Adventure Movies of 1986 : Ivanhoe


7.1/10 IMDB

Based on the novel by Sir Walter Scott, Ivanhoe's 12th-century England comes to life in Burbank Film's classic animated film.

Starring: Lewis Fitz-Gerald, Nick Tate, Robert Coleby ..
Directed by: Geoff Collins
Release date: 1986-04-14


5.5/10 IMDB

The film begins following the British victory of the first Opium War and the seizure of Hong Kong. Although the island is largely uninhabited and the terrain unfriendly, it has a large port that both the British government and various trading companies believe will be useful for the import of merchandise to be traded on mainland China, a highly lucrative market.

Starring: Bryan Brown, Joan Chen, John Stanton, Tim Guinee, Bill Leadbitter, Kyra Sedgwick, Russell Wong, Katy Behean, Janine Turner, Norman Rodway ..
Directed by: Daryl Duke
Release date: 1986-11-07

Radioactive Dreams

5.4/10 IMDB

After an atomic war Phillip Hammer and Marlowe Chandler have spent 15 years on their own in an bunker, stuffed with junk from the 40s and old detective novels. Now, 19 years old, they leave their shelter to find a world full of mutants, freaks and cannibals. They become famous detectives in the struggle for the two keys that could fire the last nuclear weapon.

Starring: John Stockwell, Michael Dudikoff, Lisa Blount, George Kennedy, Don Murray, Michele Little, Norbert Weisser, Paul Keller Galan, Demian Slade, Christian Andrews ..
Directed by: Albert Pyun
Release date: 1986-09-19
Best Adventure Movies of 1986 : The Canterville Ghost

The Canterville Ghost

6.6/10 IMDB

A young American couple inherits an English castle, only to find that it is haunted by the spirit of a disgraced ancestor, doomed to stay on the estate because of his cowardice. The only way he can escape is if one of his descendants performs an heroic act, something he intends to get the husband to do.

Starring: Ted Wass, Andrea Marcovicci, Alyssa Milano, John Gielgud, Lila Kaye, Harold Innocent, George Baker, Dorothea Phillips, Bill Wallis, Brian Oulton ..
Directed by: Paul Bogart
Release date: 1986-12-31
Best Adventure Movies of 1986 : The Richest Cat in the World

The Richest Cat in the World

6.3/10 IMDB

Leo Kohlmeyer is a talking cat who inherits $5 million from his late owner and is looked after by the owner's in-laws whose two children, Bart and Veronica, learn Leo's secret that he can talk, while a bumbling, but devious, couple called the Rigsbys plot to kidnap Leo in order for them to gain the inheritance money for themselves.

Starring: Ramon Bieri, Steven Kampmann, Caroline McWilliams, Steve Vinovich, Jesse Wells, George Wyner, Brandon Call, Kellie Martin, Randy Oglesby, Joel Bennett ..
Directed by: Greg Beeman, Michael Kusley, Emmitt-Leon O'Neill, Dick Erickson
Release date: 1986-03-09
Best Adventure Movies of 1986 : The B.R.A.T. Patrol

The B.R.A.T. Patrol

6.6/10 IMDB

A group of military brats uncovers a plot to steal base equipment.

Starring: Sean Astin, Tim Thomerson, Jason Presson, Joe Wright, Dustin Berkovitz, Dylan Kussman, Nia Long, Brian Keith, Stephen Lee, John Quade ..
Directed by: Mollie Miller
Release date: 1986-10-26
Best Adventure Movies of 1986 : Help Wanted: Kids

Help Wanted: Kids

6.6/10 IMDB

When the Burkes loose their jobs in New York, they have to move to Arizona, where Tom has an job-offer in the management of a small company for children's clothing. Unfortunately Tom's new boss Sirus Lovelin turns out to be extremely fond of the traditional American family and automatically assumes Amanda to be housewife and mother - but the Burkes don't even have children! To not offend him, they "hire" two kids they met prowling the streets. When they turn out witty, but nasty and impertinent, the Burkes want to rid themselves of them, but are entangled already too deeply in their lie...

Starring: Cindy Williams, Bill Hudson, Chad Allen, Hillary Wolf, John Dehner, Joel Brooks, Miriam Flynn, Billie Bird ..
Directed by: David Greenwalt
Release date: 1986-02-02
Best Adventure Movies of 1986 : Where the River Runs Black

Where the River Runs Black

6.5/10 IMDB

An orphaned boy who was raised in the Amazon jungle is brought back to civilization by a priest who knows his father.

Starring: Charles Durning, Alessandro Rabelo, Ajay Naidu, Divana Brandão, Peter Horton, Castulo Guerra, Conchata Ferrell, Dana Delany, Marcelo Rabelo, Ariel Coelho ..
Directed by: Christopher Cain
Release date: 1986-09-19

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