Best Adventure Movies of 1989

1.

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

6.7
8.2/10 IMDB

When Dr. Henry Jones Sr. suddenly goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, eminent archaeologist Indiana must team up with Marcus Brody, Sallah and Elsa Schneider to follow in his father's footsteps and stop the Nazis from recovering the power of eternal life.

Starring: Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, Denholm Elliott, Alison Doody, John Rhys-Davies, Julian Glover, River Phoenix, Michael Byrne, Kevork Malikyan, Robert Eddison ..
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Release date: 1989-05-24
2.

Back to the Future Part II

6.4
7.8/10 IMDB

Marty and Doc are at it again in this wacky sequel to the 1985 blockbuster as the time-traveling duo head to 2015 to nip some McFly family woes in the bud. But things go awry thanks to bully Biff Tannen and a pesky sports almanac. In a last-ditch attempt to set things straight, Marty finds himself bound for 1955 and face to face with his teenage parents -- again.

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Elisabeth Shue, James Tolkan, Jeffrey Weissman, Casey Siemaszko, Billy Zane, Darlene Vogel, Elijah Wood ..
Directed by: Robert Zemeckis
Release date: 1989-11-22
3.

The Abyss

6.1
7.5/10 IMDB

A civilian oil rig crew is recruited to conduct a search and rescue effort when a nuclear submarine mysteriously sinks. One diver soon finds himself on a spectacular odyssey 25,000 feet below the ocean's surface where he confronts a mysterious force that has the power to change the world or destroy it.

Starring: Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Michael Biehn, Leo Burmester, Todd Graff, John Bedford Lloyd, Kimberly Scott, Chris Elliott, J. C. Quinn, Captain Kidd Brewer Jr. ..
Directed by: James Cameron
Release date: 1989-08-09
4.

Lethal Weapon 2

5.9
7.2/10 IMDB

In the opening chase, Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh stumble across a trunk full of Krugerrands. They follow the trail to a South African diplomat who's using his immunity to conceal a smuggling operation. When he plants a bomb under Murtaugh's toilet, the action explodes!

Starring: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci, Joss Ackland, Derrick O'Connor, Patsy Kensit, Darlene Love, Steve Kahan, Mark Rolston, Jenette Goldstein ..
Directed by: Richard Donner
Release date: 1989-07-07
5.

Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

5.7
6.9/10 IMDB

Bill and Ted are high school buddies starting a band. They are also about to fail their history class—which means Ted would be sent to military school—but receive help from Rufus, a traveller from a future where their band is the foundation for a perfect society. With the use of Rufus' time machine, Bill and Ted travel to various points in history, returning with important figures to help them complete their final history presentation.

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, George Carlin, Dan Shor, Hal Landon Jr., Amy Stoch, Terry Camilleri, Tony Steedman, Rod Loomis, Bernie Casey ..
Directed by: Stephen Herek
Release date: 1989-02-17
6.

Tango & Cash

5.3
6.4/10 IMDB

Ray Tango and Gabriel Cash are narcotics detectives who, while both being extremely successful, can't stand each other. Crime Lord Yves Perret, furious at the loss of income that Tango and Cash have caused him, frames the two for murder. Caught with the murder weapon on the scene of the crime, the two have no alibi. Thrown into prison with most of the criminals they helped convict, it appears that they are going to have to trust each other if they are to clear their names and catch the evil Perret.

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Kurt Russell, Teri Hatcher, Jack Palance, Brion James, James Hong, Robert Z'Dar, Michael J. Pollard, Philip Tan, Roy Brocksmith ..
Directed by: Andrei Konchalovsky, Albert Magnoli
Release date: 1989-12-22
7.

Licence to Kill

5.3
6.6/10 IMDB

After capturing the notorious drug lord Franz Sanchez, Bond's close friend and former CIA agent Felix Leiter is left for dead and his wife is murdered. Bond goes rogue and seeks vengeance on those responsible, as he infiltrates Sanchez's organization from the inside.

Starring: Timothy Dalton, Carey Lowell, Robert Davi, Talisa Soto, Anthony Zerbe, Frank McRae, Everett McGill, Wayne Newton, Benicio del Toro, Anthony Starke ..
Directed by: John Glen
Release date: 1989-06-13
8.

Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

5.3
6.4/10 IMDB

The scientist father of a teenage girl and boy accidentally shrinks his and two other neighborhood teens to the size of insects. Now the teens must fight diminutive dangers as the father searches for them.

Starring: Rick Moranis, Marcia Strassman, Matt Frewer, Kristine Sutherland, Amy O'Neill, Robert Oliveri, Thomas Wilson Brown, Jared Rushton, Kimmy Robertson, Mark L. Taylor ..
Directed by: Joe Johnston
Release date: 1989-06-23
9.

Warlock

4.6
6.2/10 IMDB

In 17th century New England, witch hunter Giles Redferne captures an evil warlock, but the conjurer eludes death with supernatural help. Flung into the future, the warlock winds up in the 1980s and plans to bring about the end of the world. Redferne follows the enchanter into the modern era and continues his mission, but runs into trouble in such unfamiliar surroundings. With the help of a young woman, can Redferne finally defeat the warlock?

Starring: Julian Sands, Lori Singer, Richard E. Grant, Mary Woronov, Richard Kuss, Anna Levine, David Carpenter, Nancy Fox, Frank Renzulli, Ian Abercrombie ..
Directed by: Steve Miner
Release date: 1989-06-01
10.

The Karate Kid Part III

4.6
5.2/10 IMDB

Despondent over the closing of his karate school, Cobra Kai teacher John Kreese joins a ruthless businessman and martial artist to get revenge on Daniel and Mr. Miyagi.

Starring: Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita, Martin Kove, Thomas Ian Griffith, Robyn Lively, Sean Kanan, Jonathan Avildsen, Randee Heller, William Christopher Ford, Pat E. Johnson ..
Directed by: John G. Avildsen
Release date: 1989-06-29
11.

The Wizard

4.4
6.0/10 IMDB

Corey refuses to let his emotionally disturbed younger brother Jimmy be institutionalized, and the two run away together. They soon join forces with a resourceful girl, who notices that Jimmy has a special talent: he is a "wizard" at video games and can achieve the high score on absolutely everything he plays. Evading their parents and a sinister bounty hunter, the trio head for a climactic showdown at the national video game championships in California.

Starring: Fred Savage, Luke Edwards, Beau Bridges, Christian Slater, Jenny Lewis, Vince Trankina, Wendy Phillips, Sam McMurray, Will Seltzer, Dea McAllister ..
Directed by: Todd Holland
Release date: 1989-12-15
12.

Little Monsters

4.3
6.0/10 IMDB

A young boy is scared of the monster under his bed. He asks his 6th grade brother to swap rooms for the night as a bet that the monster really exists. Soon the brother becomes friends with the monster and discovers a whole new world of fun and games under his bed where pulling pranks on kids and other monsters is the main attraction.

Starring: Fred Savage, Howie Mandel, Daniel Stern, Margaret Whitton, Rick Ducommun, Ben Savage, Devin Ratray, Amber Barretto, Frank Whaley, William Murray Weiss ..
Directed by: Richard Greenberg
Release date: 1989-08-25
13.

Erik the Viking

4.3
6.1/10 IMDB

Erik the Viking gathers warriors from his village and sets out on a dangerous journey to Valhalla, to ask the gods to end the Age of Ragnorok and allow his people to see sunlight again. A Pythonesque satire of Viking life.

Starring: Tim Robbins, Mickey Rooney, Eartha Kitt, Terry Jones, Imogen Stubbs, John Cleese, Tsutomu Sekine, Antony Sher, Gary Cady, Charles McKeown ..
Directed by: Terry Jones
Release date: 1989-09-01
14.

Leviathan

4.3
5.8/10 IMDB

Underwater deep-sea miners encounter a Soviet wreck and bring back a dangerous cargo to their base on the ocean floor with horrifying results. The crew of the mining base must fight to survive against a genetic mutation that hunts them down one by one.

Starring: Peter Weller, Richard Crenna, Amanda Pays, Ernie Hudson, Daniel Stern, Hector Elizondo, Lisa Eilbacher, Michael Carmine, Meg Foster, Eugene Lipinski ..
Directed by: George P. Cosmatos
Release date: 1989-03-17
15.

Next of Kin

4.3
5.8/10 IMDB

Truman Gates, a Chicago cop, sets out to find his brother's killer. Meanwhile, another of his brothers, Briar (a hillbilly) decides to find the killer himself.

Starring: Patrick Swayze, Liam Neeson, Adam Baldwin, Helen Hunt, Bill Paxton, Ted Levine, Michael J. Pollard, Andreas Katsulas, Del Close, Valentino Cimo ..
Directed by: John Irvin
Release date: 1989-10-20
16.

Troop Beverly Hills

4.1
5.8/10 IMDB

A Beverly Hills housewife in the middle of a divorce tries to find focus in her life by taking over her daughter's Wilderness Girls troop.

Starring: Shelley Long, Craig T. Nelson, Betty Thomas, Mary Gross, Carla Gugino, Kellie Martin, Jenny Lewis, Karen Kopins, Ami Foster, Ramon Sison ..
Directed by: Jeff Kanew
Release date: 1989-03-22
17.

Star Trek V: The Final Frontier

4.1
5.4/10 IMDB

The crew of the Federation starship Enterprise is called to Nimbus III, the Planet of Intergalactic Peace. They are to negotiate in a case of kidnapping only to find out that the kidnapper is a relative of Spock. This man is possessed by his life long search for the planet Sha Ka Ree which is supposed to be the source of all life. Together they begin to search for this mysterious planet.

Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan, George Takei, Walter Koenig, Nichelle Nichols, David Warner, Laurence Luckinbill, Charles Cooper ..
Directed by: William Shatner
Release date: 1989-06-09
18.

Pink Cadillac

3.9
5.3/10 IMDB

A bounty hunter helps out the wife of a bail-jumper after her child is kidnapped by neo-Nazi types.

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Bernadette Peters, Timothy Carhart, Jim Carrey, Tiffany Gail Robinson, Angela Louise Robinson, John Dennis Johnston, Michael Des Barres, Jimmie F. Skaggs, Bill Moseley ..
Directed by: Buddy Van Horn
Release date: 1989-05-26
Best Adventure Movies of 1989 : Around the World in 80 Days
19.

Around the World in 80 Days

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

Around the World in 80 Days is a 1989 three-part television Eastmancolor miniseries originally broadcast on NBC. The production garnered three nominations for Emmy awards that year. Starring Pierce Brosnan as Phileas Fogg, Eric Idle as Passepartout, Julia Nickson as Princess Aouda, and Peter Ustinov as Detective Fix, the miniseries featured multiple cameo appearances, including Patrick Macnee, Simon Ward, and Christopher Lee as members of the Reform Club, and Robert Morley, who had a cameo in the 1956 film adaptation, and Roddy McDowall appear as officials of the Bank of England. The heroes travel a slightly different route than in the book, and the script makes several contemporary celebrities part of the story who were not mentioned in the book, such as Sarah Bernhardt, Louis Pasteur, Jesse James, Cornelius Vanderbilt and Queen Victoria.

Release date: 1989-04-16
20.

Hanna-Barbera's 50th

3.6
7.6/10 IMDB

The special is hosted by Tony Danza and Annie Potts celebrating 50 years of William Hanna and Joseph Barbera's partnership in animation. This is the first animated project to be broadcast in Dolby Surround sound system.

Starring: Tony Danza, Annie Potts, Shari Belafonte, Sammy Davis Jr., Phyllis Diller, Whoopi Goldberg, Valerie Harper, Tommy Lasorda, Betty White, Jonathan Winters ..
Directed by: Marshall Flaum
Release date: 1989-07-17
Best Adventure Movies of 1989 : The Chronicles of Narnia - Prince Caspian (BBC)
21.

The Chronicles of Narnia - Prince Caspian (BBC)

3.4
6.9/10 IMDB

BBC TV miniseries of The Chronicles of Narnia - Prince Caspian made into a single DVD movie. Young Prince Caspian of Narnia wonders and dreams about the old days of Narnia when animals talked, and there were mythical creatures and four rulers in Caer Paravel. But his uncle and aunt don't like to hear him thinking of such things, and plan to murder him and take his throne. Caspian's tutor, Dr. Cornelius manages to save him, and not only teach him about the old ways, but bring him into the real Narnia and introduce him to the real Narnia. But Caspian's plight is desperate, and he must use the legendary horn to call help from another world: Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy.

Directed by: Alex Kirby
Release date: 1989-01-01
22.

Farewell to the King

3.4
6.3/10 IMDB

An American soldier who escapes the execution of his comrades by Japanese soldiers in Borneo during WWII becomes the leader of a personal empire among the headhunters in this war story told in the style of Joseph Conrad and Rudyard Kipling. The American is reluctant to rejoin the fight against the Japanese on the urging of a British commando team but conducts a war of vengeance when the Japanese attack his adopted people.

Starring: Nigel Havers, Frank McRae, Gerry Lopez, Nick Nolte, Marilyn Tokuda, Choy Chang Wing, Aki Aleong, Marius Weyers, William Wise, Wayne Pygram ..
Directed by: John Milius
Release date: 1989-03-03
23.

The Blood of Heroes

3.4
6.3/10 IMDB

Set in a futuristic world where the only sport that has survived in a wasted society is the brutal game known as jugging. Sallow, the leader of a rag-tag team, has played in the main Leagues before, but was cast out because of indiscretions with a lady. However now joined by a talented newcomer, Kidda, an ambitious young peasant girl he and his team find they have one last chance for glory

Starring: Rutger Hauer, Joan Chen, Delroy Lindo, Anna Katarina, Vincent D'Onofrio, Gandhi MacIntyre, Justin Monjo, Casey Huang, Quang Dinh, John Doumtsis ..
Directed by: David Webb Peoples
Release date: 1989-10-19
Best Adventure Movies of 1989 : Call from Space
24.

Call from Space

3.4
5.9/10 IMDB

A movie director and his wanna-be actor/eccentric inventor nephew are filming a low-budget sci-fi movie. Things get interesting when the nephews' bizarro invention starts bringing visitors from other times, including Napoleon, Archimedes, and people from the future and cavemen from the past. Just when they are filming what they are convinced will be one of the greatest movies ever, the same machine sends an alien visitor to their set. Also includes a last-minute cameo from James Coburn, as the infuriated head of the studio.

Starring: Richard Brestoff, Billy Campbell, Dana Gladstone, Ferdy Mayne, Charlton Heston, James Coburn, Sherrié Austin, Brandon Stirling Baker, J. P. Burns, Gerard Prendergast ..
Directed by: Richard Fleischer
Release date: 1989-01-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1989 : The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian & The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
25.

The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian & The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

3.3
6.9/10 IMDB

Young Prince Caspian of Narnia wonders and dreams about the old days of Narnia when animals talked, and there were mythical creatures and four rulers in Cair Paravel. But his uncle and aunt don’t like to hear him thinking of such things, and plan to murder him and take his throne. Caspian’s tutor, Dr. Cornelius manages to save him, and not only teach him about the old ways, but bring him into the real Narnia and introduce him to the real Narnia. But Caspian’s plight is desperate, and he must use the legendary horn to call help from another world: Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy. Then, Lucy and Edmund are sent back to Narnia, along with their cousin Eustace, to assist Caspian on a voyage. Along their journey the children battle dragons and sea serpents, and sail across a golden lake to reach the edge of the world.

Starring: Richard Dempsey, Sophie Cook, Jonathan R. Scott, Sophie Wilcox, Warwick Davis, Samuel West, Ronald Pickup, Tim Rose, William Todd-Jones, David Thwaites ..
Directed by: Alex Kirby
Release date: 1989-11-19
26.

The Return of the Musketeers

3.2
5.8/10 IMDB

It's 1649: Mazarin hires the impoverished D'Artagnan to find the other musketeers: Cromwell has overthrown the English king, so Mazarin fears revolt, particularly from the popular Beaufort. Porthos, bored with riches and wanting a title, signs on, but Aramis, an abbé, and Athos, a brawler raising an intellectual son, assist Beaufort in secret. When they fail to halt Beaufort's escape from prison, the musketeers are expendable, and Mazarin sends them to London to rescue Charles I. They are also pursued by Justine, the avenging daughter of Milady de Winter, their enemy 20 years ago. They must escape England, avoid Justine, serve the Queen, and secure Beauford's political reforms.

Starring: Michael York, Oliver Reed, Frank Finlay, C. Thomas Howell, Kim Cattrall, Geraldine Chaplin, Roy Kinnear, Christopher Lee, Philippe Noiret, Richard Chamberlain ..
Directed by: Richard Lester
Release date: 1989-04-12
27.

The Trial of the Incredible Hulk

3.2
5.8/10 IMDB

On the run again, Dr. David Banner is jailed for assault after interrupting a mugging. Blind attorney Matt Murdock enlists Banner's help in locating the muggers because he believes they work for his longtime foe, Fisk, the head of an international crime network. But David, afraid of public exposure, breaks out of jail as the Hulk. Tracking David down, Murdock reveals his own secret: His blindness came from a radioactive spill, and after developing his other senses so incredibly, he has become the amazingly athletic crime fighter called Daredevil. Fisk must now face off against Daredevil and the Incredible Hulk!

Starring: Bill Bixby, Lou Ferrigno, John Rhys-Davies, Marta DuBois, Nancy Everhard, Nicholas Hormann, Richard Cummings Jr., Joseph Mascolo, Rex Smith, Linda Darlow ..
Directed by: Bill Bixby
Release date: 1989-05-06
Best Adventure Movies of 1989 : Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Adaptation
28.

Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Adaptation

3.2
8.1/10 IMDB

After seeing Raiders of the Lost Ark in 1981, three 12 year old friends, Chris Strompolos, Eric Zala and Jayson Lamb, began filming their own shot-by-shot adaptation of the Spielberg classic in the backyards of their Mississippi homes. After 6 years, the film was ready.

Starring: Chris Strompolos, Angela Rodriguez, Eric Zala, Michael Bales, Ted Ross, Alan Stenum, William Coon ..
Directed by: Eric Zala
Release date: 1989-01-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1989 : Babar: The Movie
29.

Babar: The Movie

3.2
6.2/10 IMDB

Children's book authors Jean and Laurent de Brunhoff's most beloved elephant comes to the big screen in this animated family tale. Elephant monarch King Babar tells the tale, that unfolds via flashback, of how a much-younger Barbar and his girlfriend Celeste save her village from the pugnacious rhinoceroses that have come to raid it.

Starring: Gordon Pinsent, Elizabeth Hanna, Lisa Yamanaka, Marsha Moreau, Bobby Becken, Amos Crawley, Gavin Magrath, Sarah Polley, Charles Kerr, Ray Landry ..
Directed by: Alan Bunce
Release date: 1989-07-28
Best Adventure Movies of 1989 : Garfield's Feline Fantasies
30.

Garfield's Feline Fantasies

3.1
7.6/10 IMDB

Garfield and Odie fantasize that they are on a Middle-East mission to retrieve the Banana of Bombay, the symbol of humour to nations around the world.

Starring: Lorenzo Music, Gregg Berger, Thom Huge, Frank Welker, Julie Payne ..
Directed by: Phil Roman, Bob Nesler, John Sparey
Release date: 1989-05-12
31.

Breaking In

3.1
6.1/10 IMDB

Professional thief Ernie takes Mike on as an apprentice, but while Mike clearly has "larceny in his heart", it will take him a long time to get as good as Ernie.

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Casey Siemaszko, Sheila Kelley, Lorraine Toussaint, Albert Salmi, Harry Carey, Jr., Maury Chaykin, Stephen Tobolowsky ..
Directed by: Bill Forsyth
Release date: 1989-10-13
32.

Penn & Teller Get Killed

3.0
5.7/10 IMDB

Penn & Teller enjoy playing jokes on each other. When Penn says on an interview show that he wishes he has someone threatening his life so that he "wouldn't sweat the small stuff," each of them begins a series of pranks on the other to suggest a real threat. Then they find that a real psychopath is interested in them.

Starring: Penn Jillette, Teller, Caitlin Clarke, David Patrick Kelly, Leonardo Cimino, Celia McGuire, Bill Randolph, John Miller, Ellen Whyte, Ted Neustadt ..
Directed by: Arthur Penn
Release date: 1989-09-22
Best Adventure Movies of 1989 : George's Island
33.

George's Island

2.9
5.3/10 IMDB

This is a tale about two children who are put in a foster home, and then on Halloween they breakout and are rescued by their eccentric grandfather who is in a Halloween costume of an eyeball. They then go to George's island to try and find the treasure of Captain Kidd. Written by Andrew Hazeden

Starring: Ian Bannen, Sheila McCarthy, Maury Chaykin, Nathaniel Moreau, Vickie Ridler, Brian Downey, Irene Hogan, Gary Reineke, Chas Lawther, Avery Saltzman ..
Directed by: Paul Donovan
Release date: 1989-08-15
34.

American Ninja 3: Blood Hunt

2.7
3.6/10 IMDB

Jackson is back, and now he has a new partner, karate champion Sean, as they must face a deadly terrorist known as "The Cobra", who has infected Sean with a virus. Sean and Jackson have no choice but to fight the Cobra and his bands of ninjas.

Starring: David Bradley, Steve James, Marjoe Gortner, Michele B. Chan, Yehuda Efroni, Calvin Jung, Adrienne Pearce, Evan J. Klisser, Grant Preston, Mike Huff ..
Directed by: Cedric Sundstrom
Release date: 1989-02-24
35.

Roadkill

2.6
6.7/10 IMDB

Ramona works in a concert agency and is sent after the rock band 'Children of Paradise' who have disappeared. Since she can't drive, she has to take the train and bus and eventually hitchhike. On her way through the Canadian back country she meets the weirdest people - and learns to drive, what leads to... roadkill.

Starring: Valerie Buhagiar, Gerry Quigley, Larry Hudson, Bruce McDonald, Shaun Bowring, Don McKellar, Mark Tarantino, Nash the Slash, Joey Ramone, Patricia Sims ..
Directed by: Bruce McDonald
Release date: 1989-09-16
36.

Brenda Starr

2.6
4.7/10 IMDB

Mike is a struggling artist who draws the 'Brenda Starr' strip for the papers. When Brenda comes to life in the strip and sees how unappreciated she is by Mike, she leaves the strip. To get her back, and keep his job, Mike draws himself into the strip. In her world, Brenda Starr is the Ace Reporter for the New York Flash. She is talented, fearless, smart and a very snappy dresser. The only competition she has is from the rival paper's top reporter Libby Lipscomb. Brenda heads to the Amazon jungle to find a scientist with a secret formula which will create cheap and powerful gas from ordinary water. (This movie was filmed in 1986 but release was delayed for several years.)

Starring: Brooke Shields, Timothy Dalton, Tony Peck, Diana Scarwid, Nestor Serrano, Jeffrey Tambor, June Gable, Charles Durning, Kathleen Wilhoite, John Short ..
Directed by: Robert Ellis Miller
Release date: 1989-05-15
Best Adventure Movies of 1989 : Star Wars: Droids - Treasure of the Hidden Planet
37.

Star Wars: Droids - Treasure of the Hidden Planet

2.6
5.6/10 IMDB

Mungo Baobab and his droids, Threepio and Artoo, are trailing the Rainbow comets of Manda in search of the fabled Roon system. Before they get there, they make an enemy out of the greedy Governor Koong. On Roon, they meet Auren Yomm and join her Umbo racing team in the Roon Games. Mungo takes up his old uncle Ogger's quest of finding the source of the valuable Roonstones. Meanwhile, Koong uses germ warfare against the rebellious province of Umboo and it becomes a race against time to find a cure for the Rooze infection. Written by Il Tesoro

Starring: Anthony Daniels ..
Release date: 1989-10-02
Best Adventure Movies of 1989 : To the Limit
38.

To the Limit

2.6
6.9/10 IMDB

What happens in a human body during high stress activities like extreme sports?

Directed by: Mike Hoover, Greg MacGillivray
Release date: 1989-04-01
39.

Minnamurra

2.6
5.7/10 IMDB

Underrated leading man Jeff Fahey carries most of the dramatic weight of the Australian Wrangler. Fahey plays a handsome, athletic businessman who vies for the hand of rancher's daughter Tushika Bergen. Our hero must not only contend with his romantic rival, a dashing but dangerous cattleman, but also with a villainous creditor who craves the land left to Bergen by her late father. By nature of its plotline and setting, Wrangler can't help but invite comparisons to the popular The Man From Snowy River. Still, the stars and director Ian Barry keep up the appearances of freshness and originality

Starring: Jeff Fahey, Tushka Bergen, Steven Vidler, Richard Moir, Shane Briant, Drew Forsythe, Frederick Parslow, Sandy Gore, Cornelia Frances, Robert Alexander ..
Directed by: Ian Barry
Release date: 1989-08-17
40.

Slipstream

2.6
4.7/10 IMDB

Slipstream is a 1989 post-apocalyptic science fiction adventure film. The plot has an emphasis on aviation and contains many common science-fiction themes, such as taking place in a dystopian future in which the landscape of the Earth itself has been changed and is windswept by storms of great power. There are also numerous sub-plots, such as free will and humanity amongst artificial intelligence.

Starring: Mark Hamill, Kitty Aldridge, Bob Peck, Bill Paxton, Eleanor David, Robbie Coltrane, Ben Kingsley, F. Murray Abraham, Trevor Laird, Rita Wolf ..
Directed by: Steven Lisberger
Release date: 1989-06-22
41.

Cannibal Women in the Avocado Jungle of Death

2.5
4.7/10 IMDB

The U.S. government, eager to protect the nation's avacado supplies, recruits feminist professor Margo Hunt to make contact with the Piranha Women, an all-female tribe who believe men are only good as a source of food. Accompanying Dr. Hunt on her trip are Jim, a guide of questionable competence, and Bunny, a student of unquestionable incompetence.

Starring: Shannon Tweed, Bill Maher, Karen M. Waldron, Adrienne Barbeau, Brett Stimely, Barry Primus, Jim McKrell, Pat Crawford Brown, Christopher Doyle, Paul Ross ..
Directed by: J. F. Lawton
Release date: 1989-03-15
Best Adventure Movies of 1989 : The Corsican Brothers
42.

The Corsican Brothers

2.5
5.4/10 IMDB

A vendetta between two Corsican families is the background to Alexandre Dumas' story of the strange bond between twin brothers, who are separated at birth.

Release date: 1989-01-01
43.

River of Death

2.4
4.3/10 IMDB

An adventurer (Hamilton) decides to go in search of the lost city in the Amazon jungle. A motley crew of other people with reasons of their own decide to join him for the wealth of the lost city. But to their horror they find out that they have bit off more than they can chew. What with a nazi doctor still doing his experiments on people in the same place.

Starring: Michael Dudikoff, Robert Vaughn, Donald Pleasence, Herbert Lom, L. Q. Jones, Sarah Maur Thorp, Cynthia Erland, Foziah Davidson, Victor Melleney, Rufus Swart ..
Directed by: Steve Carver
Release date: 1989-09-29
Best Adventure Movies of 1989 : A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
44.

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

2.3
4.5/10 IMDB

After a horse accident, Karen wakes up to find herself in past Britain, close to Camelot, the famous castle of King Arthur.

Starring: Keshia Knight Pulliam, Michael Gross, Jean Marsh, René Auberjonois, Emma Samms, Whip Hubley, Hugo Blick, Bryce Hamnet, Berlinda Tolbert, Marissa Lindsay ..
Directed by: Mel Damski
Release date: 1989-12-18
45.

Sinbad Of The Seven Seas

2.2
4.2/10 IMDB

Sinbad returns from the sea to find his country subjected to the will of two unscrupulous sorcerers.

Starring: Lou Ferrigno, John Steiner, Roland Wybenga, Ennio Girolami, Haruhiko Yamanouchi, Yehuda Efroni, Alessandra Martines, Teagan Clive, Leo Gullotta, Stefania Girolami Goodwin ..
Directed by: Enzo G. Castellari, Luigi Cozzi
Release date: 1989-04-01
46.

The Favorite

2.2
4.4/10 IMDB

A French girl is kidnapped and sold as slave to the sultan of the Ottoman Empire.

Starring: F. Murray Abraham, Maud Adams, Amber O'Shea, James Michael Gregary, Ron Dortch, Laurent Le Doyen, Jonathan Vuille, Francesco Quinn, Glenn Scarpelli, Andréa Parisy ..
Directed by: Jack Smight
Release date: 1989-08-09
Best Adventure Movies of 1989 : Indio
47.

Indio

2.2
5.1/10 IMDB

A half-breed Marine takes on greedy industrialists in the Amazonian rain forests. Marvelous Marvin proves his ability as a fighter!

Starring: Brian Dennehy, Marvelous Marvin Hagler, Francesco Quinn, Tetchie Agbayani, Rene Abadeza, Larry Atlas, David Brass, Subas Herrero, Ruel Vernal, Bari K. Willerford ..
Directed by: Antonio Margheriti
Release date: 1989-09-07
48.

Riding the Edge

2.1
4.3/10 IMDB

Teenage cyclist rescues his dad from terrorists in the Middle East. "Iron Eagle" on a motorcycle.

Starring: Benny Bruchim, Brooke Bundy, James Fargo, Peter Haskell, Michael Sarne, Raphael Sbarge, Catherine Mary Stewart, Lyman Ward, Benny Bruchim, Graydon Gould ..
Directed by: James Fargo
Release date: 1989-03-01
49.

Nam Angels

2.0
4.9/10 IMDB

Lt. Vance Calhoun takes on a dangerous rescue mission of American P.O.W.s in the treacherous Darloc Valley in Vietnam. His only chance to escape is with the help of five young, fearless soldiers on motorcycles.

Starring: Brad Johnson, Vernon Wells, Kevin Duffis, Rick Dean, Mark Venturini, Ken Metcalfe, Romy Diaz, Jeff Griffith, Frederick Bailey ..
Directed by: Cirio H. Santiago
Release date: 1989-07-07
50.

Laser Mission

2.0
3.4/10 IMDB

A CIA agent is sent to get Professor Braun before the KGB can seize him as the Prof's knowledge, together with a recently stolen diamond, could be used to make a laser cannon.

Starring: Brandon Lee, Debi A. Monahan, Ernest Borgnine, Graham Clarke, Werner Pochath, Maureen Lahoud, Pierre Knoesen, BJ Davis, Richard Cox, Gerry de Somma ..
Directed by: BJ Davis
Release date: 1989-11-01

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