Best Science Fiction Movies of 1989

1.

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
2.

The Abyss

6.2
7.6/10 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
3.

Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

5.7
7.0/10 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
4.

Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

5.2
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
5.

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, Héctor Elizondo, Lisa Eilbacher, Michael Carmine, Meg Foster, Eugene Lipinski ..
Directed by: George P. Cosmatos
Release date: 1989-03-17
6.

Star Trek V: The Final Frontier

4.1
5.5/10 IMDB

Capt. Kirk and his crew must deal with Mr. Spock's half brother who kidnaps three diplomats and hijacks the Enterprise in his obsessive search for God.

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
7.

DeepStar Six

3.9
5.4/10 IMDB

The crew of an experimental underwater nuclear base are forced to struggle for their lives when their explorations disturb a creature who threatens to destroy their base.

Starring: Taurean Blacque, Nancy Everhard, Greg Evigan, Miguel Ferrer, Nia Peeples, Matt McCoy, Cindy Pickett, Elya Baskin, Marius Weyers, Thom Bray ..
Directed by: Sean S. Cunningham
Release date: 1989-01-13
8.

Cyborg

3.9
5.1/10 IMDB

A martial artist hunts a killer in a plague-infested urban dump of the future.

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Deborah Richter, Vincent Klyn, Alex Daniels, Ralf Moeller, Dayle Haddon, Blaise Loong, Haley Peterson, Terrie Batson, Jackson 'Rock' Pinckney ..
Directed by: Albert Pyun
Release date: 1989-04-07
9.

The Wizard of Speed and Time

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

A Hollywood filmmaker (Mike Jittlov) makes a short for an evil film studio. Unbeknownest to him, the producer has placed a bet of $25,000 that he won't come up with anything with a use. Luckily, our film creator gets the help of his friends.

Starring: Mike Jittlov, Paige Moore, Richard Kaye, Deven Chierighino, Steve Brodie, John Massari, Philip Michael Thomas, Steve Brodie, Lynda Aldon, Gary Schwartz ..
Directed by: Mike Jittlov
Release date: 1989-09-01
10.

The Blood of Heroes

3.5
6.5/10 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

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