Best Tv Movie Movies of 1989

1.

A Cry for Help: The Tracey Thurman Story

4.1
7.7/10 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
2.

Small Sacrifices

4.0
7.6/10 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: 1989-11-12
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1989 : Miami Vice: Freefall
3.

Miami Vice: Freefall

3.8
8.2/10 IMDB

Crockett and Tubbs are recruited by the government to help a dictator escape from his war-torn country - with double-crosses at every turn. This is the series finale of Miami Vice.

Starring: Don Johnson, Philip Michael Thomas, Edward James Olmos, Saundra Santiago, Michael Talbott, Olivia Brown, Ian McShane, Robert Beltran, Sherman Howard, Greg Germann ..
Directed by: Russ Mayberry
Release date: 1989-05-21
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1989 : Peter Cushing: A One Way Ticket to Hollywood
4.

Peter Cushing: A One Way Ticket to Hollywood

3.8
8.0/10 IMDB

An interview with Legendary Actor Peter Cushing and clips from some of his best films.

Starring: Peter Cushing, Dick Vosburgh ..
Directed by: Alan J.W. Bell
Release date: 1989-06-04
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1989 : Miss Marple: A Caribbean Mystery
5.

Miss Marple: A Caribbean Mystery

3.8
7.2/10 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
6.

The Woman in Black

3.7
7.1/10 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.
7.

My Name Is Bill W.

3.7
7.2/10 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 : Beetle Bailey
8.

Beetle Bailey

3.6
7.2/10 IMDB

When a group of generals from the Pentagon notify General Halftrack that they want to inspect a model of the modern soldier, Beetle Bailey probably wasn't what they had in mind.

Starring: Greg Whalen, Henry Corden, Frank Welker, Linda Gary, Larry Storch, Bob Bergen, Mendi Segal ..
Directed by: Mitch Rochon, Robert Shellhorn, Mike Svayko
Release date: 1989-01-01
9.

The Firm

3.6
7.2/10 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 : Elephant
10.

Elephant

3.6
7.1/10 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
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1989 : Unconquered
11.

Unconquered

3.5
6.3/10 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
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1989 : X-Men: Pryde of the X-Men
12.

X-Men: Pryde of the X-Men

3.5
6.6/10 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 : An Eight Is Enough Wedding
13.

An Eight Is Enough Wedding

3.5
6.3/10 IMDB

This second made-for-television reunion film finds eldest son David on the brink of marriage to a divorcee. However, some of his sisters would prefer to see a reunion with his ex-wife Janet.

Starring: Dick Van Patten, Grant Goodeve, Willie Aames, Christopher McDonald, Marianne Muellerleile, Joan Prather, Adam Rich, Susan Richardson, Eugene Roche, James Van Patten ..
Directed by: Stan Lathan
Release date: 1989-10-15
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1989 : The Chronicles of Narnia - Prince Caspian (BBC)
14.

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
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1989 : Mickey's Safety Club: Street Safe, Street Smart
15.

Mickey's Safety Club: Street Safe, Street Smart

3.4
5.9/10 IMDB

Mickey and his friends take a close look at important street safety situations and tips.

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Frank Welker, Casey Kasem, Jack Angel ..
Directed by: Gino Ricotta
Release date: 1989-09-01
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1989 : Look Back in Anger
16.

Look Back in Anger

3.4
7.0/10 IMDB

Look Back in Anger is a love triangle involving the brilliant-but-disaffected young Jimmy Porter (Branagh), his upper-middle-class, impassive wife Alison Porter (Thompson), and her aristocratic best friend Helena Charles (Redmond). Cliff (Horan), an amiable Welsh lodger, attempts to keep the peace.

Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Emma Thompson, Gerard Horan, Edward Jewesbury, Siobhan Redmond ..
Directed by: Judi Dench
Release date: 1989-01-01
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1989 : Desperado: The Outlaw Wars
17.

Desperado: The Outlaw Wars

3.4
6.4/10 IMDB

Duell McCall visits his old girlfriend, Nora, and learns that she gave birth to his child. He wants to stay but he is still a wanted man. So, Sheriff Campbell suggests that if he brings in this notorious criminal, who has been plaguing the territory, he might be able to get a pardon.

Starring: Alex McArthur, Richard Farnsworth, James Remar, Brad Dourif, Tom Bower, Whip Hubley, Brion James, Debra Feuer, Buck Taylor, Deon Richmond ..
Directed by: E.W. Swackhamer
Release date: 1989-10-10
18.

The Dream

3.4
7.7/10 IMDB

Starring Jeremy Irons in a one-man drama, adapted from a Dostoevsky short story by Murray Watts. In his dream, the Man visits an unspoilt Garden of Eden.

Starring: Jeremy Irons ..
Directed by: Norman Stone
Release date: 1989-01-01
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1989 : Bionic Showdown: The Six Million Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman
19.

Bionic Showdown: The Six Million Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman

3.4
5.9/10 IMDB

The Bionic Woman and the Six-Million-Dollar Man reunite--with a few younger bionic assistants--and try to catch a bionic spy.

Starring: Lindsay Wagner, Lee Majors, Richard Anderson, Sandra Bullock, Jeff Yagher, Martin E. Brooks, Josef Sommer ..
Directed by: Alan J. Levi
Release date: 1989-04-30
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1989 : Paul McCartney: Put It There
20.

Paul McCartney: Put It There

3.4
7.8/10 IMDB

This fascinating hour-long documentary film takes the viewer to the heart of the creative process, focusing on 1989's acclaimed album, Flowers In The Dirt. Mixing studio footage with interviews, Put It There features Paul talking candidly about the process behind some of the album's most beloved songs, especially a detailed exploration of the single ‘My Brave Face’, co-written by Elvis Costello. Candid, anecdotal and honest, the documentary is a must for any Paul fan and was expanded for its DVD release to include a gallery section and previously unseen performance footage.

Starring: Paul McCartney, Elvis Costello, Linda McCartney, Robbie McIntosh, Hamish Stuart, Chris Whitten ..
Directed by: Geoff Wonfor
Release date: 1989-06-10
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1989 : The Heat Is On: The Making of Miss Saigon
21.

The Heat Is On: The Making of Miss Saigon

3.3
8.6/10 IMDB

A behind-the-scenes look at the putting on of the successful West End stage musical, including footage of the cast rehearsing and the triumphant first night.

Starring: Jonathan Pryce, Lea Salonga, Cameron Mackintosh, Claude-Michel Schönberg, Alain Boublil, Nicholas Hytner, William David Brohn, Richard Maltby, Jr., Bob Avian, David Caddick ..
Directed by: David Wright
Release date: 1989-12-20
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1989 : Steven Banks: Home Entertainment Center
22.

Steven Banks: Home Entertainment Center

3.3
9.2/10 IMDB

In this brilliant one-man show, the mild-mannered, thirty-something Steven Banks arrives home after a long day at his dead-end corporate job, still dreaming of being a rock star. Steven receives a message on his machine from his boss, Mr. Buttle, informing him that he never received an urgent speech Steven wrote for the board of directors. Steven must scramble to write a new one, but he has less than an hour to do it. Along the way, he continually procrastinates and distracts himself from the task at hand, playing with toys and various musical instruments, baking cookies, putting on costumes, leafing through an old high school yearbook and performing some hilarious original songs along the way. Meanwhile, he's got to deal with his grumpy landlord Mr. Mescue, his clingy girlfriend Phoebe and even a broken toilet. Will Steven ever finish his speech? Or does fate have something else in mind for him?

Starring: Steven Banks, Penn Jillette, Teller ..
Directed by: Tom McLoughlin
Release date: 1989-01-01
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1989 : Little Golden Book Land
23.

Little Golden Book Land

3.3
8.3/10 IMDB

A storm threatens the already damaged harbor breakwater, and Beamer, the Lighthouse, fears for the safety of all who live in Little Golden Book Land! When Scuffy overhears Beamer sharing bad news with the big ships anchored nearby, he promises to help. Undaunted, Scuffy recruits Tootle the Train, Poky Little Puppy, and Shy Little Kitten to join him on his mission.

Starring: Tony Ail, Graham Andrews, Tony Balshaw, Dillan Bouey, Tony Dakota, Lelani Marrell, Imbert Orchard, Emily Perkins, Chiara Zanni ..
Directed by: Al Zegler
Release date: 1989-09-01
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1989 : Nightbreaker
24.

Nightbreaker

3.3
6.3/10 IMDB

Dr. Alexander Brown (Martin Sheen) arrives in Las Vegas, awarded for his recent medical invention. An ex-G.I. tells Brown he was a test subject during the 1950's, exposed to atomic bomb radiation in the Nevada desert-- will Brown help the man uncover the truth? In 1950's Nevada, Brown (played by Emilio Estevez) is a young psychiatrist and a guest of the U.S. Army, where soldiers were routinely exposed to excessive radiation. The young Brown and a colleague interview soldiers, who show their ignorance and insouciance in the face of this danger. The movie intercuts scenes between the young Alexander Brown and older Alexander Brown, some thirty years after the nuclear tests. Will the decorated psychiatrist finally speak out on the atrocity he witnessed?

Starring: Martin Sheen, Emilio Estevez, Lea Thompson, Melinda Dillon, Joe Pantoliano ..
Directed by: Peter Markle
Release date: 1989-03-08
Best Tv Movie 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
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1989 : A Raisin in the Sun
26.

A Raisin in the Sun

3.2
7.2/10 IMDB

A substantial insurance payment could mean either financial salvation or personal ruin for a poor black family.

Starring: Starletta DuPois, Lou Ferguson, John Fiedler, Danny Glover, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Kimble Joyner, Helen Martin, Joseph C. Phillips, Esther Rolle, Kim Yancey ..
Directed by: Bill Duke
Release date: 1989-02-01
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: 1989-05-07
28.

Murderers Among Us: The Simon Wiesenthal Story

3.2
7.7/10 IMDB

A biographical portrayal of Simon Wiesenthal, famous Nazi Hunter. From his imprisonment in a Nazi Concentration Camp, the film follows his liberation and his rise to become one of the leading Nazi hunters in the world, bringing such criminals to justice as Adolf Eichmann and Klaus Barbee. (Written by Anthony Hughes)

Starring: Ben Kingsley, Craig T. Nelson, David Threlfall, Paul Freeman, Jack Shepherd, Anton Lesser, Christopher Rozycki, Renée Soutendijk, Louisa Millwood-Haigh ..
Directed by: Brian Gibson
Release date: 1989-04-22
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1989 : Doctor Who: Survival
29.

Doctor Who: Survival

3.2
7.4/10 IMDB

Ace returns to Perivale to visit her friends, only to find they have been abducted to an alien planet by a race called the Cheetah People who were shown the way to Earth by the Master. The Doctor must find a way off the planet before they all succumb to its savage influence.

Starring: Sylvester McCoy, Sophie Aldred, Anthony Ainley, Julian Holloway, Lisa Bowerman, Norman Pace, Gareth Hale, Will Barton, Sakuntala Ramanee, Kate Eaton ..
Directed by: Alan Wareing
Release date: 1989-12-06
30.

The Final Days

3.2
7.0/10 IMDB

The Final Days concerns itself with the final months of the Richard Nixon presidency.

Starring: Lane Smith, Richard Kiley, David Ogden Stiers, Ed Flanders, Theodore Bikel, Susan Brown, Graham Beckel, James B. Sikking, Richard Venture, Alan Fudge ..
Directed by: Richard Pearce
Release date: 1989-10-29
31.

Get Smart, Again!

3.2
6.2/10 IMDB

KAOS has invented a weather machine so Maxwell Smart and Agent 99 are called back into action to foil this evil plan.

Starring: Don Adams, Barbara Feldon, Bernie Kopell, Richard Gautier, Robert Karvelas, King Moody, Harold Gould, John de Lancie, Kenneth Mars, Steve Levitt ..
Directed by: Gary Nelson
Release date: 1989-02-26
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1989 : Back to the Future Part II - Back to the Future Night
32.

Back to the Future Part II - Back to the Future Night

3.1
7.2/10 IMDB

Starring: Lindsey Whitney Barry, Rick Carter, Michael J. Fox, Bob Gale, Leslie Nielsen, Oliver Theess, Robert Zemeckis, Dirty Denny ..
Directed by: Mark Cowen
Release date: 1989-11-17
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1989 : Day One
33.

Day One

3.1
7.4/10 IMDB

Hungarian physicist Leo Szilard leaves Europe, eventually arriving in the United States. With the help of Einstein, he persuades the government to build an atomic bomb. The project is given to no-nonsense Gen. Leslie Groves who selects physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer to head the Los Alamos Laboratory in New Mexico, where the bomb is built. As World War II draws to a close, Szilard has second thoughts about atomic weapons, and policy makers debate how and when to use the bomb.

Starring: Brian Dennehy, David Strathairn, Michael Tucker, Hume Cronyn, Richard Dysart, Hal Holbrook, Barnard Hughes, John McMartin, David Ogden Stiers, Anne Twomey ..
Directed by: Joseph Sargent
Release date: 1989-05-12
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1989 : Who Killed Martin Luther King?
34.

Who Killed Martin Luther King?

3.1
7.6/10 IMDB

This film, which includes archival footage and interviews with convicted killerJames Earl Ray, Martin Luther King III and former police officers, looks back at Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination in 1968 and lingering conspiracy theories.

Starring: Martin Luther King III, James Earl Ray ..
Directed by: John Edginton
Release date: 1989-09-20
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1989 : The Fatal Attraction of Adolf Hitler
35.

The Fatal Attraction of Adolf Hitler

3.1
8.3/10 IMDB

Documentary seeks to answer why the majority of the German people were so willing to follow Hitler, even as he led them into war.

Directed by: Bill Treharne Jones
Release date: 1989-11-19
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1989 : Perry Mason: The Case of the Lethal Lesson
36.

Perry Mason: The Case of the Lethal Lesson

3.1
7.2/10 IMDB

Ken Malansky, a law student of Perry Mason's, is accused of murdering a fellow student. Perry is reluctant to take on his case as the victim was the son of a close friend.

Starring: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William R. Moses, Alexandra Paul, Brian Keith, Leslie Ackerman, Karen Kopins, Richard Allen, Brian Backer, John DeMita ..
Directed by: Christian I. Nyby II
Release date: 1989-02-12
37.

The Fifteen Streets

3.0
6.9/10 IMDB

In northern England around 1900, the worker John O'Brien lives near poverty in a small house in the worker's district. He falls in love with Mary, the teacher of his highly intelligent younger sister Kathy and daughter of a rich family. Their love is doomed by the social difference, but the vigorous Mary refuses to allow outer circumstances destroying their love.

Starring: Owen Teale, Sean Bean, Clare Holman, Billie Whitelaw, Ian Bannen, Jane Horrocks, Mark Mulholland, Anny Tobin, Leslie Schofield, Faye Dannell ..
Directed by: David Wheatley
Release date: 1989-01-01
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1989 : Hägar the Horrible
38.

Hägar the Horrible

3.0
6.9/10 IMDB

Made-for-TV special of popular comic strip.

Starring: Peter Cullen, Lainie Kazan, Lydia Cornell, Jeff Doucette, Don Most, Josh Rodine, Hank Saroyan, Jack Tice, Frank Welker ..
Directed by: Ray Patterson
Release date: 1989-11-01
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1989 : Perry Mason: The Case of the Musical Murder
39.

Perry Mason: The Case of the Musical Murder

3.0
6.9/10 IMDB

A young theatre director is accused of killing a more famous Broadway director. Perry takes his case.

Starring: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, Debbie Reynolds, William R. Moses, Jerry Orbach, Alexandra Paul, Dwight Schultz, Wendelin Harston, Luis Ávalos, Mary Cadorette ..
Directed by: Christian I. Nyby II
Release date: 1989-04-09
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1989 : Perry Mason: The Case of the All-Star Assassin
40.

Perry Mason: The Case of the All-Star Assassin

3.0
6.6/10 IMDB

A hockey player of friend of Ken Malansky's is accused of murdering a team owner. Perry takes the case.

Starring: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, Alexandra Paul, William R. Moses, Deidre Hall, Bruce Greenwood, Pernell Roberts, Jason Beghe, Shari Belafonte, Julius Carry ..
Directed by: Christian I. Nyby II
Release date: 1989-11-09
41.

Manhunt: Search for the Night Stalker

2.9
6.3/10 IMDB

Based on the true story of Richard "The Night Stalker" Ramirez who terrorized California in 1985 and the two Los Angeles police detectives who try to track him down.

Starring: Richard Jordan, A Martinez, Lisa Eilbacher, BJ Davis, Julie Carmen, Alan Feinstein, Gregory Cruz, Gerry Bamman, Jenny Sullivan, Marisol R. Reyes ..
Directed by: Bruce Seth Green
Release date: 1989-11-12
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1989 : The Gifted One
42.

The Gifted One

2.9
6.4/10 IMDB

A young boy can transfer his body energy into ESP and heal sick people. While the subject of scientists' studies, he runs away to try to find out about his past and why he is the way he is.

Starring: Peter Kowanko, John Rhys-Davies, G. W. Bailey, Wendy Phillips, Gregg Henry, Kristopher Kent Hill, James Eric, Shano Palovich, Lucky Hayes, Charles Benton ..
Directed by: Stephen Herek
Release date: 1989-06-25
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1989 : Life Under Water
43.

Life Under Water

2.9
6.2/10 IMDB

Young man, who can't get along with the rest of the world, especially his mother, decides to try to take his life in his own hands. A TV movie directed by Jay Holman.

Starring: Sarah Jessica Parker, Haviland Morris, Keanu Reeves, Joanna Gleason, Stephen McHattie ..
Directed by: Jay Holman
Release date: 1989-04-12
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1989 : Blind Witness
44.

Blind Witness

2.8
5.1/10 IMDB

Woman is trapped in her home with her husband's killers.

Starring: Victoria Principal, Paul Le Mat, Stephen Macht, Matt Clark, Tim Choate, Marcia Reider, Jeff Olson, Jesse Bennett, Dennis Saylor, Russ McGinn ..
Directed by: Richard A. Colla
Release date: 1989-11-26
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1989 : No Place Like Home
45.

No Place Like Home

2.8
6.7/10 IMDB

A Pittsburgh apartment superintendent loses his job and home when the apartment building where he lives and works at is suddenly destroyed by fire. Daniel and his family moves in with his brother but that doesn't last for long due to the two families not getting along with each other. The family moves from rundown hotels to homeless shelters as Daniel searches work as a electrician while his wife takes waitress jobs to try to make ends meet.

Starring: Christine Lahti, Jeff Daniels, Scott Marlowe, CCH Pounder, Kathy Bates, Anne Pitoniak, Lantz Landry, Kyndra Joy Casper, Steve Rankin, Rick Aviles ..
Directed by: Lee Grant
Release date: 1989-12-03
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1989 : She's Been Away
46.

She's Been Away

2.7
7.3/10 IMDB

A woman who has been institutionalized for 60 years for the "crime" of not conforming to the 1920s image of what a proper young woman should be (in other words, she did what she wanted and didn't care what anyone else thought about it) is finally released to the custody of her family, consisting of her grand-nephew and his family. At first she keeps a self-imposed distance from the relatives, but she soon finds herself coming around to her nephew's wife, a free spirit who is under the thumb of her cold and controlling husband

Starring: Peggy Ashcroft, Geraldine James, James Fox, Rachel Kempson, Rebecca Pidgeon, Hugh Lloyd ..
Directed by: Peter Hall
Release date: 1989-07-09
47.

Red King, White Knight

2.7
5.7/10 IMDB

The CIA hears of a KGB scheme to assassinate the Soviet General Secretary and enlists Stoner, an agent retired for 10 years, to go to Russia to investigate. He verifies the plot, but then has trouble leaving the country. In the meantime, the U.S. policy makers struggle over whether or not to inform the Soviets of the plot. Stoner's problems are complicated by the renewal of an affair with Anna, a Russian, as he tries to convince her to defect.

Starring: Tom Skerritt, Max von Sydow, Helen Mirren, Tom Bell, Neil Dudgeon, Barry Corbin, Clarke Peters, Lou Hirsch, Kerry Shale, Gavan O'Herlihy ..
Directed by: Geoff Murphy
Release date: 1989-11-25
48.

The Case of the Hillside Stranglers

2.7
6.0/10 IMDB

The chilling true story of the "two of a kind" killing cousins, Angelo Buono and Kenneth Bianchi, better known as the Hillside Stranglers.

Starring: Richard Crenna, Dennis Farina, Billy Zane, Tony Plana, James Tolkan, Karen Austin, Matthew Faison, Robert Harper, William Bassett, Victor Brandt ..
Directed by: Steve Gethers
Release date: 1989-04-02
49.

Cold Sassy Tree

2.7
6.1/10 IMDB

In the early 20th century, an independent lady from up North causes a scandal when she decides to wed an older local general-store owner just three weeks after he's been widowed.

Starring: Faye Dunaway, Richard Widmark, Frances Fisher, Lee Garlington, John M. Jackson, Jay O. Sanders, Jo Harvey Allen, Ken Strong, Samantha Mathis, Neil Patrick Harris ..
Directed by: Joan Tewkesbury
Release date: 1989-10-16
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1989 : Bugs Bunny's Wild World of Sports
50.

Bugs Bunny's Wild World of Sports

2.7
6.5/10 IMDB

A TV special that aired on February 15, 1989 on CBS. It was the final production in which Mel Blanc voiced the Looney Tunes before his death on July 10, 1989

Starring: Mel Blanc, Roy Firestone, Paul Kuhn, Randi Rosenholtz ..
Directed by: Terry Lennon, Greg Ford
Release date: 1989-02-15

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