Best Comedy Movies of 1986

1.

Ferris Bueller's Day Off

6.3
7.8/10 IMDB

After high school slacker Ferris Bueller successfully fakes an illness in order to skip school for the day, he goes on a series of adventures throughout Chicago with his girlfriend Sloane and best friend Cameron, all the while trying to outwit his wily school principal and fed-up sister.

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Alan Ruck, Mia Sara, Jeffrey Jones, Jennifer Grey, Charlie Sheen, Cindy Pickett, Lyman Ward, Edie McClurg, Ben Stein ..
Directed by: John Hughes
Release date: 1986-06-11
2.

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
3.

The Great Mouse Detective

5.8
7.2/10 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
4.

Little Shop of Horrors

5.7
7.1/10 IMDB

Seymour Krelborn is a nerdy orphan working at Mushnik's, a flower shop in urban Skid Row. He harbors a crush on fellow co-worker Audrey Fulquard, and is berated by Mr. Mushnik daily. One day Seymour finds a very mysterious unidentified plant which he calls Audrey II. The plant seems to have a craving for blood and soon begins to sing for his supper.

Starring: Rick Moranis, Ellen Greene, Vincent Gardenia, Steve Martin, Tisha Campbell-Martin, John Candy, Bill Murray, Tichina Arnold, Miriam Margolyes, Jim Belushi ..
Directed by: Frank Oz
Release date: 1986-12-19
5.

Hannah and Her Sisters

5.6
7.9/10 IMDB

Between two Thanksgivings, Hannah's husband falls in love with her sister Lee, while her hypochondriac ex-husband rekindles his relationship with her sister Holly.

Starring: Woody Allen, Michael Caine, Mia Farrow, Carrie Fisher, Barbara Hershey, Lloyd Nolan, Maureen O'Sullivan, Daniel Stern, Max von Sydow, Dianne Wiest ..
Directed by: Woody Allen
Release date: 1986-02-07
6.

Short Circuit

5.4
6.6/10 IMDB

After a lightning bolt zaps a robot named Number 5, the lovable machine starts to think he's human and escapes the lab. Hot on his trail is his designer, Newton, who hopes to get to Number 5 before the military does. In the meantime, a spunky animal lover mistakes the robot for an alien and takes him in, teaching her new guest about life on Earth.

Starring: Ally Sheedy, Steve Guttenberg, Fisher Stevens, Austin Pendleton, G.W. Bailey, Brian McNamara, Tim Blaney, Marvin J. McIntyre, John Garber, Penny Santon ..
Directed by: John Badham
Release date: 1986-05-09
7.

Down by Law

5.4
7.7/10 IMDB

A disc jockey, a pimp and an Italian tourist escape from jail in New Orleans.

Starring: Tom Waits, John Lurie, Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Ellen Barkin, Rockets Redglare, Richard Boes, Billie Neal, Vernel Bagneris ..
Directed by: Jim Jarmusch
Release date: 1986-09-20
8.

Crocodile Dundee

5.4
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
9.

Luxo Jr.

5.2
7.3/10 IMDB

A baby lamp finds a ball to play with and it's all fun and games until the ball bursts. Just when the elder Luxo thinks his kid will settle down for a bit, Luxo Jr. finds a ball ten times bigger.

Directed by: John Lasseter
Release date: 1986-08-17
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.

Lucas

4.9
6.9/10 IMDB

A socially inept fourteen year old experiences heartbreak for the first time when his two best friends -- Cappie, an older-brother figure, and Maggie, the new girl with whom he is in love -- fall for each other.

Starring: Corey Haim, Kerri Green, Charlie Sheen, Winona Ryder, Courtney Thorne-Smith, Tom Hodges, Guy Boyd, Jeremy Piven, Kevin Wixted, Emily Seltzer ..
Directed by: David Seltzer
Release date: 1986-03-28
12.

Something Wild

4.9
6.9/10 IMDB

A free-spirited woman "kidnaps" a yuppie for a weekend of adventure. But the fun quickly takes a dangerous turn when her ex-con husband shows up.

Starring: Jeff Daniels, Melanie Griffith, Ray Liotta, Margaret Colin, Tracey Walter, Dana Preu, Jack Gilpin, Charles Napier, Robert Ridgely, 'Sister' Carol East ..
Directed by: Jonathan Demme
Release date: 1986-11-07
13.

Ruthless People

4.9
6.9/10 IMDB

A couple, cheated by a vile businessman, kidnap his wife in retaliation—without knowing that their enemy is delighted they did.

Starring: Danny DeVito, Bette Midler, Judge Reinhold, Helen Slater, Anita Morris, Bill Pullman, William G. Schilling, Art Evans, Clarence Felder, Gary Riley ..
Directed by: Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker
Release date: 1986-06-26
14.

Pretty in Pink

4.9
6.7/10 IMDB

Andie is an outcast, hanging out either with her older boss, who owns the record store where she works, or her quirky high school classmate Duckie, who has a crush on her. When one of the rich and popular kids at school, Blane, asks Andie out, it seems too good to be true. As Andie starts falling for Blane, she begins to realize that dating someone from a different social sphere is not easy.

Starring: Molly Ringwald, Jon Cryer, Andrew McCarthy, Harry Dean Stanton, Annie Potts, James Spader, Kate Vernon, Andrew Dice Clay, Kristy Swanson, Dweezil Zappa ..
Directed by: Howard Deutch
Release date: 1986-02-28
15.

She's Gotta Have It

4.9
6.8/10 IMDB

The story of Nola Darling's simultaneous sexual relationships with three different men is told by her and by her partners and other friends. All three men wanted her to commit solely to them; Nola resists being "owned" by a single partner.

Starring: Tracy Camilla Johns, Tommy Redmond Hicks, John Canada Terrell, Spike Lee, Raye Dowell, Joie Lee, S. Epatha Merkerson, Bill Lee, Cheryl Burr, Aaron Dugger ..
Directed by: Spike Lee
Release date: 1986-08-08
16.

Night of the Creeps

4.9
6.7/10 IMDB

In 1959, an alien experiment crashes to earth and infects a fraternity member. They freeze the body, but in the modern day, two geeks pledging a fraternity accidentally thaw the corpse, which proceeds to infect the campus with parasites that transform their hosts into killer zombies.

Starring: Jason Lively, Steve Marshall, Jill Whitlow, Tom Atkins, Wally Taylor, Allan Kayser, Bruce Solomon, Vic Polizos, Dick Miller, Ken Heron ..
Directed by: Fred Dekker
Release date: 1986-08-21
Best Comedy Movies of 1986 : Clockwise
17.

Clockwise

4.7
6.6/10 IMDB

An uncompromising British school headmaster finds himself beset by one thing going wrong after another.

Starring: John Cleese, Alison Steadman, Penelope Wilton, Geoffrey Palmer, Benjamin Whitrow, Jonathan Bowater, Tony Haygarth, Philip Voss, Joan Hickson, Nicholas Le Prevost ..
Directed by: Christopher Morahan
Release date: 1986-03-01
18.

Back to School

4.7
6.6/10 IMDB

Self-made millionaire Thornton Melon decides to get a better education and enrolls at his son Jason's college. While Jason tries to fit in with his fellow students, Thornton struggles to gain his son's respect, giving way to hilarious antics.

Starring: Rodney Dangerfield, Keith Gordon, William Zabka, Burt Young, Robert Downey Jr., Sally Kellerman, Paxton Whitehead, Terry Farrell, M. Emmet Walsh, Adrienne Barbeau ..
Directed by: Alan Metter
Release date: 1986-06-13
19.

¡Three Amigos!

4.7
6.5/10 IMDB

Three unemployed actors accept an invitation to a Mexican village to replay their bandit fighter roles, unaware that it is the real thing.

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
20.

The Money Pit

4.7
6.4/10 IMDB

After being evicted from their Manhattan apartment, a couple buy what looks like the home of their dreams—only to find themselves saddled with a bank-account-draining nightmare. Struggling to keep their relationship together as their rambling mansion falls to pieces around them, the two watch in hilarious horror as everything—including the kitchen sink—disappears into the Money Pit.

Starring: Tom Hanks, Shelley Long, Alexander Godunov, Maureen Stapleton, Joe Mantegna, Leslie West, Philip Bosco, Josh Mostel, Yakov Smirnoff, Carmine Caridi ..
Directed by: Richard Benjamin
Release date: 1986-03-26
21.

Peggy Sue Got Married

4.6
6.4/10 IMDB

Peggy Sue faints at a high school reunion. When she wakes up she finds herself in her own past, just before she finished school.

Starring: Kathleen Turner, Nicolas Cage, Helen Hunt, Catherine Hicks, Joan Allen, Jim Carrey, Barry Miller, Barbara Harris, Sofia Coppola, Maureen O'Sullivan ..
Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola
Release date: 1986-10-10
22.

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
23.

Gung Ho

4.6
6.3/10 IMDB

When a western Pennsylvania auto plant is acquired by a Japanese company, brokering auto worker Hunt Stevenson faces the tricky challenge of mediating the assimilation of two clashing corporate cultures. At one end is the Japanese plant manager and the sycophant who is angling for his position. At the other, a number of disgruntled long-time union members struggle with the new exigencies of Japanese quality control.

Starring: Michael Keaton, Gedde Watanabe, George Wendt, Mimi Rogers, John Turturro, S? Yamamura, Sab Shimono, Rick Overton, Clint Howard, Jihmi Kennedy ..
Directed by: Ron Howard
Release date: 1986-03-14
24.

About Last Night...

4.5
6.2/10 IMDB

A man and woman meet and try to have a romantic affair, despite their personal problems and the interference of their disapproving friends.

Starring: Demi Moore, Rob Lowe, Jim Belushi, Elizabeth Perkins, George DiCenzo, Robin Thomas, Donna Gibbons, Megan Mullally, Michael Alldredge, Patricia Duff ..
Directed by: Edward Zwick
Release date: 1986-07-02
25.

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
26.

One Crazy Summer

4.5
6.3/10 IMDB

An aspiring teenage cartoonist and his friends come to the aid of a singer trying to save her family property from developers.

Starring: John Cusack, Demi Moore, Bobcat Goldthwait, Tom Villard, Jeremy Piven, Billie Bird, Curtis Armstrong, Joe Flaherty, Mark Metcalf, William Hickey ..
Directed by: Savage Steve Holland
Release date: 1986-08-08
27.

House

4.5
6.1/10 IMDB

Roger Cobb is an author who has just separated from his wife. He moves into a new house and tries to work on a novel based on his experiences in the Vietnam War. Strange things start happening around him; little things at first, but as they become more frequent, Cobb becomes aware that the house resents his presence.

Starring: William Katt, George Wendt, Richard Moll, Kay Lenz, Mary Stavin, Michael Ensign, Erik Silver, Mark Silver, Susan French, Alan Autry ..
Directed by: Steve Miner
Release date: 1986-02-27
28.

Heartburn

4.5
6.1/10 IMDB

Rachel is a food writer at a New York magazine who meets Washington columnist Mark at a wedding and ends up falling in love with him despite her reservations about marriage. They buy a house, have a daughter, and Rachel thinks they are living happily ever after until she discovers that Mark is having an affair while she is waddling around with a second pregnancy.

Starring: Meryl Streep, Jack Nicholson, Jeff Daniels, Maureen Stapleton, Stockard Channing, Richard Masur, Catherine O'Hara, Steven Hill, Miloš Forman, Mamie Gummer ..
Directed by: Mike Nichols
Release date: 1986-07-25
29.

Down and Out in Beverly Hills

4.5
6.2/10 IMDB

Beverly Hills couple Barbara and Dave Whiteman find their lives altered by the arrival of a vagrant who tries to drown himself in their swimming pool.

Starring: Nick Nolte, Bette Midler, Richard Dreyfuss, Elizabeth Peña, Little Richard, Tracy Nelson, Evan Richards, Jason Williams, Valerie Curtin, Paul Mazursky ..
Directed by: Paul Mazursky
Release date: 1986-01-31
30.

Wildcats

4.4
6.0/10 IMDB

Molly is a high school track coach who knows just as much about football as anyone else on the planet. When a football coach's position becomes vacant, she applies for the job, despite snickers from fellow staff members and her former husband.

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Swoosie Kurtz, Woody Harrelson, Wesley Snipes, Robyn Lively, Mykelti Williamson, Tab Thacker, Jan Hooks, Gwen McGee, LL Cool J ..
Directed by: Michael Ritchie
Release date: 1986-02-14
31.

Jumpin' Jack Flash

4.4
5.9/10 IMDB

Terry works for a bank, and uses computers to communicate with clients all over the world. One day, she gets a strange coded message from an unknown source. After decoding the message, Terry becomes embroiled in an espionage ring. People are killed, and Terry is chased. Throughout, she remains in contact with this mysterious person, who needs Terry's help save his life.

Starring: Whoopi Goldberg, Stephen Collins, Jonathan Pryce, John Wood, Carol Kane, Roscoe Lee Browne, Jon Lovitz, Phil Hartman, Jim Belushi, Tracey Ullman ..
Directed by: Penny Marshall
Release date: 1986-04-23
32.

Legal Eagles

4.4
6.0/10 IMDB

District Attorney Tom Logan is set for higher office, at least until he becomes involved with defence lawyer Laura Kelly and her unpredictable client Chelsea Deardon. It seems the least of Chelsea's crimes is the theft of a very valuable painting, but as the women persuade Logan to investigate further and to cut some official corners, a much more sinister scenario starts to emerge.

Starring: Robert Redford, Debra Winger, Daryl Hannah, Brian Dennehy, Terence Stamp, Steven Hill, David Clennon, John McMartin, Jennifer Dundas, Roscoe Lee Browne ..
Directed by: Ivan Reitman
Release date: 1986-06-18
33.

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
34.

Robin Williams: An Evening at the Met

4.3
8.3/10 IMDB

In this hilarious stand up comedy, Robin Williams is energetic, witty and again hilarious. It's the number one stand up comedy of all time.

Starring: Robin Williams ..
Directed by: Bruce Gowers
Release date: 1986-10-11
35.

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
36.

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2

4.1
5.6/10 IMDB

Chainsaw-wielding maniac Leatherface is up to his cannibalistic ways once again, along with the rest of his twisted clan, including the equally disturbed Chop-Top. This time, the masked killer has set his sights on pretty disc jockey Vanita "Stretch" Brock, who teams up with Texas lawman Lefty Enright to battle the psychopath and his family deep within their lair, a macabre abandoned amusement park.

Starring: Dennis Hopper, Caroline Williams, Jim Siedow, Bill Moseley, Bill Johnson, Ken Evert, Harlan Jordan, Kirk Sisco, James N. Harrell, Lou Perryman ..
Directed by: Tobe Hooper
Release date: 1986-08-22
37.

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
38.

Police Academy 3: Back in Training

4.0
5.3/10 IMDB

When police funding is cut, the Governor announces he must close one of the academies. To make it fair, the two police academies must compete against each other to stay in operation. Mauser persuades two officers in Lassard's academy to better his odds, but things don't quite turn out as expected...

Starring: Steve Guttenberg, Bubba Smith, David Graf, Michael Winslow, Bobcat Goldthwait, Marion Ramsey, Leslie Easterbrook, Art Metrano, Tim Kazurinsky, George Gaynes ..
Directed by: Jerry Paris
Release date: 1986-03-20
Best Comedy Movies of 1986 : George Carlin: Playin' with Your Head
39.

George Carlin: Playin' with Your Head

4.0
8.0/10 IMDB

George Carlin is in top form with these stand-up recorded at the Beverly Theater in Los Angeles in 1986. Routines included are "Losing Things," "Charities," "Sports," "Hello and Goodbye," "Battered Plants," "Earrings," and "A Moment of Silence." Also included is a short film entitled "The Envelope" co-starring Vic Tayback.

Starring: George Carlin, Rick Ducommun, Anthony James, Vic Tayback, Adam Rich, Lyle Talbot ..
Directed by: Rocco Urbisci
Release date: 1986-06-14
40.

Pirates

4.0
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 Comedy Movies of 1986 : Disney's DTV Valentine
41.

Disney's DTV Valentine

3.9
8.5/10 IMDB

A Valentine's Day special featuring rock and roll music set to scenes from Disney animation.

Starring: Tony Anselmo, Corey Burton, Eddie Carroll, Mary Costa, Paul Frees, Les Perkins, Will Ryan, Judith Searle, Bill Shirley, Lisa St. James ..
Directed by: Andrew Solt
Release date: 1986-02-14
42.

Vamp

3.8
5.9/10 IMDB

Two fraternity pledges go to a sleazy bar in search of a stripper for their college friends, unaware it is occupied by vampires.

Starring: Chris Makepeace, Sandy Baron, Robert Rusler, Dedee Pfeiffer, Gedde Watanabe, Grace Jones, Billy Drago, Brad Logan, Lisa Lyon, Jim Boyle ..
Directed by: Richard Wenk
Release date: 1986-07-18
43.

Coffee and Cigarettes

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

In a vignette called "Strange to meet you," Roberto sits at a small table in a coffee bar. Five cups of coffee and two ashtrays are in front of him; he drinks and smokes. Steven joins him. They start a conversation about cigarettes and coffee. Steven likes to drink coffee before he sleeps, so he can dream faster. The conversation jumps around. "You know my mother?" asks Roberto. Steven describes coffee Popsicles. They switch seats; then switch back. Steven has to leave for a dental appointment he's not looking forward to. Roberto makes a startling offer, inspired no doubt by the coffee and cigarettes.

Starring: Roberto Benigni, Steven Wright ..
Directed by: Jim Jarmusch
Release date: 1986-01-01
44.

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
45.

Parting Glances

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

Michael and Robert, two gay men living in Brooklyn, spend their last day together before Robert leaves for Africa on work assignment. Michael still has feelings for his friend Nick, who has AIDS.

Starring: Richard Ganoung, John Bolger, Steve Buscemi, Adam Nathan, Kathy Kinney, Patrick Tull, Yolande Bavan, Andre Morgan, Richard Wall, Bob Koherr ..
Directed by: Bill Sherwood
Release date: 1986-01-01
46.

Howard the Duck

3.7
4.7/10 IMDB

A scientific experiment unknowingly brings extraterrestrial life forms to the Earth through a laser beam. First is the cigar smoking drake Howard from the duck's planet. A few kids try to keep him from the greedy scientists and help him back to his planet. But then a much less friendly being arrives through the beam...

Starring: Lea Thompson, Jeffrey Jones, Tim Robbins, Ed Gale, Holly Robinson Peete, David Paymer, Paul Guilfoyle, Richard Edson, Dominique Davalos, Liz Sagal ..
Directed by: Willard Huyck
Release date: 1986-08-01
47.

True Stories

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

A small but growing Texas town, filled with strange and musical characters, celebrates its sesquicentennial and converge on a local parade and talent show.

Starring: David Byrne, John Goodman, Swoosie Kurtz, Spalding Gray, Annie McEnroe, Jo Harvey Allen, Alix Elias, Roebuck 'Pops' Staples, Tito Larriva, John Ingle ..
Directed by: David Byrne
Release date: 1986-10-10
48.

TerrorVision

3.7
5.5/10 IMDB

A family's new satellite TV system starts receiving signals from another planet, and soon it becomes the passageway to an alien world.

Starring: Diane Franklin, Gerrit Graham, Mary Woronov, Chad Allen, Jon Gries, Bert Remsen, Alejandro Rey, Randi Brooks, Jennifer Richards, Sonny Carl Davis ..
Directed by: Ted Nicolaou
Release date: 1986-02-14
Best Comedy Movies of 1986 : Happy New Year, Charlie Brown
49.

Happy New Year, Charlie Brown

3.6
7.2/10 IMDB

It's the night of Peppermint Patty’s New Year’s Eve bash, but Charlie Brown has to write a book report about War and Peace. Hoping to join the fun for a special dance with the Little Red-Haired Girl, he tries desperately to finish in time.

Starring: Chad Allen, Kristie Baker, Melissa Guzzi, Aron Mandelbaum, Jason Mendelson, Elizabeth Lyn Fraser, Jeremy Miller, Bill Melendez ..
Directed by: Sam Jaimes, Bill Melendez
Release date: 1986-01-01
50.

Haunted Honeymoon

3.6
5.6/10 IMDB

Larry Abbot, speaker in the radio horror shows of Manhattan Mystery Theater wants to marry. For the marriage he takes his fiancée home to the castle where he grew up among his eccentric relatives. His uncle decides that he needs to be cured from a neurotic speech defect and exaggerated bursts of fear: he gives him a shock therapy with palace ghosts.

Starring: Gene Wilder, Gilda Radner, Dom DeLuise, Jonathan Pryce, Eve Ferret, Bryan Pringle, Peter Vaughan, Paul L. Smith, Jim Carter, Roger Ashton-Griffiths ..
Directed by: Gene Wilder
Release date: 1986-07-25

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