Best Tv Movie Movies of 1989


Twin Peaks

8.9/10 IMDB

An idiosyncratic FBI agent investigates the murder of a young woman in the even more idiosyncratic town of Twin Peaks. (This standalone version of the series pilot was produced for the European VHS market and has an alternate, closed ending.)

Starring: Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, M├Ądchen Amick, Dana Ashbrook, Richard Beymer, Lara Flynn Boyle, Sherilyn Fenn, Warren Frost, Peggy Lipton, James Marshall ..
Directed by: David Lynch
Release date: 1989-09-28
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1989 : A Cry for Help: The Tracey Thurman Story

A Cry for Help: The Tracey Thurman Story

7.9/10 IMDB

Tracy Thurman was married to a man who abused her. But he continues to harass her after she gets a restraining order, and the police do little to help. When he brutally beats her and slashes her throat in front of police, she sues the city and the police department for failing to protect her.

Starring: Nancy McKeon, Dale Midkiff ..
Release date: 1989-10-02
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1989 : Small Sacrifices

Small Sacrifices

7.7/10 IMDB

A peculiar and disturbing case catches the attention of the police when a young mother and her children, all severely injured, show up in a hospital's emergency room.

Starring: Farrah Fawcett, Ryan O'Neal, Gordon Clapp, John Shea, Emily Perkins, Christopher Caravalho, Jayne Eastwood, Garry Chalk, Ken James, Sean McCann ..
Directed by: David Greene
Release date: 1989-01-01
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1989 : Miss Marple: A Caribbean Mystery

Miss Marple: A Caribbean Mystery

7.4/10 IMDB

While on vacation at a resort hotel in the West Indies, Miss Marple correctly suspects that the apparently natural death of a retired British major is actually the work of a murderer planning yet another killing.

Starring: Joan Hickson, Donald Pleasence, Adrian Lukis, Sophie Ward, T. P. McKenna, Michael Feast, Sheila Ruskin, Frank Middlemass, Robert Swann, Sue Lloyd ..
Directed by: Chris Petit
Release date: 1989-12-25

The Woman in Black

7.2/10 IMDB

When a friendless old widow dies in the seaside town of Crythin, a young solicitor is sent by his firm to settle the estate. The lawyer finds the townspeople reluctant to talk about or go near the woman's dreary home and no one will explain or even acknowledge the menacing woman in black he keeps seeing.

Starring: Adrian Rawlins, Bernard Hepton, David Daker, Pauline Moran, David Ryall, Clare Holman, John Cater, John Franklyn-Robbins, Fiona Walker, William Simons ..
Directed by: Herbert Wise
Release date: 1989-12-24
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1989 : My Name Is Bill W.

My Name Is Bill W.

7.3/10 IMDB

Based on the true story of Bill W. (James Woods), a successful stock broker whose life falls apart after the stock crash of the 20's and how he comes to grips with his alcoholism. Along with a fellow alcoholic (James Garner) he forms a support group that would eventually become Alcoholics Anonymous.

Starring: James Woods, JoBeth Williams, James Garner, Gary Sinise, George Coe, Robert Harper, Ray Reinhardt, Fritz Weaver, Rick Warner, Joe Inscoe ..
Directed by: Daniel Petrie
Release date: 1989-04-30
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1989 : Elephant


7.2/10 IMDB

A depiction of a series of violent killings in Northern Ireland.

Starring: Gary Walker, Bill Hamilton, Michael Foyle, Danny Small, Robert J. Taylor, Joe Cauley, Noel McGee, Patrick Condren, Andrew Downs, Terry Doyle ..
Directed by: Alan Clarke
Release date: 1989-02-13

The Firm

7.3/10 IMDB

A seemingly respectable estate agent leads a double life as the head of a vicious, well-organised gang of football hooligans.

Starring: Gary Oldman, Lesley Manville, Phil Davis, Andrew Wilde, William Vanderpuye, Charles Lawson, Jay Simpson, Patrick Murray, Robbie Gee, Terry Sue-Patt ..
Directed by: Alan Clarke
Release date: 1989-02-26
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1989 : X-Men: Pryde of the X-Men

X-Men: Pryde of the X-Men

6.7/10 IMDB

Pryde of the X-Men was a short-lived series about the X-Men, with the main character being Kitty Pryde (whose alias is Shadow Cat, though she never becomes Shadow Cat in the series), which is why the series is titled Pryde of the X-Men. The show was produced by Marvel Productions and Sunbow Productions, who made a pilot for NBC. The pilot aired, but for unknown reasons, it was never turned into a full-blown series. Despite it not becoming a full series, the pilot has aired in syndication, and was later released on video.

Starring: Michael Bell, Kath Soucie, Andi Chapman, Patrick Pinney, Earl Boen, Neil Ross, Dan Gilvezan, Ron Gans, Pat Fraley, Alan Oppenheimer ..
Directed by: Ray Lee
Release date: 1989-07-01
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1989 : Unconquered


6.4/10 IMDB

In 1962 in Montgomery, Alabama, State Attorney Richmond Flowers, Sr. is one of few willing to fight racial injustices even if it costs him his family's peace.

Starring: Peter Coyote, Dermot Mulroney, Tess Harper, Jenny Robertson, Frank Whaley, Bob Gunton, Larry Riley, R.D. Call, Noble Willingham, Ken Jenkins ..
Directed by: Dick Lowry
Release date: 1989-01-15

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