Best Fantasy Movies of 1986

1.

Labyrinth

6.0
7.4/10 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
2.

Big Trouble in Little China

5.9
7.3/10 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.

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
4.

From Beyond

4.8
6.7/10 IMDB

A group of scientists have developed the Resonator, a machine which allows whoever is within range to see beyond normal perceptible reality. But when the experiment succeeds, they are immediately attacked by terrible life forms.

Starring: Jeffrey Combs, Barbara Crampton, Ken Foree, Ted Sorel, Carolyn Purdy-Gordon, Bunny Summers, Bruce McGuire, Del Russel, Dale Wyatt ..
Directed by: Stuart Gordon
Release date: 1986-10-24
5.

Peggy Sue Got Married

4.6
6.3/10 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
6.

The Golden Child

4.3
6.0/10 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
7.

Howard the Duck

3.6
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
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8.

The Worst Witch

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

Mildred is one of the young girls at a prestigious witch academy. She can't seem to do anything right and is picked on by classmates and teachers. The headmistress of the school, Miss Cackle, has an evil twin sister (Agatha) who plans to destroy the school. Can Mildred foil the plan before the Grand Wizard (Tim Curry) comes to the Academy for the Halloween celebration you'll never forget?!!

Starring: Diana Rigg, Fairuza Balk, Tim Curry, Charlotte Rae, Sabina Franklyn, Su Elliott, Danielle Batchelor, Anna Kipling, Liz May Brice, Kate Buckley ..
Directed by: Robert Young
Release date: 1986-11-01
9.

The Boy Who Could Fly

3.6
6.5/10 IMDB

Milly and Louis, and their recently-widowed mom, Charlene, move to a new neighborhood. Once there, they all deal with a variety of personal problems, but Milly finds a friend in Eric, her autistic next door neighbor. Eric has a fascination with flight, and as the story progresses, he exerts an enthralling force of change on all those around him.

Starring: Jay Underwood, Fred Savage, Bonnie Bedelia, Colleen Dewhurst, Fred Gwynne, Lucy Deakins, Jason Priestley ..
Directed by: Nick Castle
Release date: 1986-08-15
10.

Troll

3.1
4.5/10 IMDB

When a family moves into a San Francisco apartment, an opportunistic troll decides to make his move and take possession of little Wendy (Jenny Beck), thereby paving the way for new troll recruits, the first in his army that will take eventual control of the planet. We soon discover Torok is the ex-husband of Eunice St. Clair, a resident in the building who was married to Torok.

Starring: Noah Hathaway, Michael Moriarty, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Shelley Hack, Jenny Beck, Sonny Bono, Phil Fondacaro, Brad Hall, Anne Lockhart, Gary Sandy ..
Directed by: John Carl Buechler
Release date: 1986-01-17

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