Year 1986 movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant year 1986 movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, suspenseful, rough, humorous, realistic and tense films and TV shows about / with husband wife relationship, gun, flashback, violence, blood, hospital, death, telephone call, photograph and chase plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
year 1986
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year 1986 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1986: Dark (2017), Moths (2013), Chernobyl (2019), Neerja (2016), Fleisch ist mein Gem?se (2008), Chernobyl. Abyss (2021), Us (2019), The Last Winter (2006), MIB 23 (2019), American Made (2017).

List of year 1986 movies

 8.8
 259K
Dark (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A missing child causes four families to help each other for answers. What they could not imagine is that this mystery would be connected to innumerable other secrets of the small town.
Style: mind bending, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, bleak
Plot: time machine, time travel, missing child, time loop, investigation, disappearance, corpse, small town, mysterious past, deja vu, alternate dimension, family relations ...
Time: year 1986, 80s, 50s, contemporary, year 1953 ...
Place: chernobyl
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 7.6
 504
Moths (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 159 min.
TV show
Story: It's April of 1986. Pripyat, Ukraine. A core meltdown occurred at Reactor 4 of the Chernobyl Power Plant. Over thirty people died during the blast but the estimated death toll as a result of the radiation fallout will reach a four-digit number. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, based on true events, disaster movie
Plot: radiation, nuclear power plant, love, catastrophe, accident, tragedy, evacuation, radiation sickness, helicopter, robbery
Time: year 1986
Place: ukraine, ussr
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 9.4
 503K
Chernobyl (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 330 min.
TV show
Story: A dramatization of the true story of one of the worst man-made catastrophes in history, the catastrophic nuclear accident at Chernobyl. A tale of the brave men and women who sacrificed to save Europe from unimaginable disaster.
Style: based on true events, thought provoking, harsh, atmospheric, dark ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: radiation, nuclear holocaust, nuclear threat, radiation poisoning, nuclear explosion, nuclear power plant, nuclear reactor, scientist, save the day, post nuclear, salvation, rescue mission ...
Time: 80s, year 1986, 20th century
Place: ukraine, ussr, soviet union, chernobyl, russia ...
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 7.7
 21K
Neerja (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Neerja is a portrayal on the life of the courageous Neerja Bhanot, who sacrificed her life while protecting the lives of 359 passengers on the Pan Am flight 73 in 1986. The flight was hijacked by a terrorist organization.
Style: captivating, psychological, tense, suspense
Plot: airplane hijack, flight attendant, stewardess, terrorism, terrorist, tragic event, self sacrifice, courage, strong female character, danger, hijacking, strong female lead ...
Time: year 1986, 80s, 20th century
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Fleisch ist mein Gem?se (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, realistic, dark humor, tragicomedy, humorous ...
Plot: music band, singer, musician's life, showbiz, sexual content, music, ambition, coming of age, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, love and romance, youth ...
Time: 80s, year 1986, 20th century
Place: germany, hamburg germany, europe
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Chernobyl. Abyss (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Story: The film tells about the firefighter, heroically eliminating the consequences of the tragedy at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant.
Style: rough, sad, disaster movie, depressing, dark ...
Plot: radiation, firefighter, accident, evacuation, death, nuclear power plant, firefighting, deadly, radiation poisoning, radiation sickness, daring rescue, communism ...
Time: 20th century, year 1986
Place: soviet union, ussr, chernobyl
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 6.9
 215K
Us (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Husband and wife Gabe and Adelaide Wilson take their kids to their beach house expecting to unplug and unwind with friends. But as night descends, their serenity turns to tension and chaos when some shocking visitors arrive uninvited.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, suspenseful, twist ending, scary ...
Plot: murder, african american, home invasion, panic, amusement park, chase, hall of mirrors, childhood memory, family vacation, survival horror, survival, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
Place: usa
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The Last Winter (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Iceland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the Arctic region of Northern Alaska, an oil company's advance team struggles to establish a drilling base that will forever alter the pristine land. After one team member is found dead, a disorientation slowly claims the sanity of the ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Plot: sanity, isolation, danger, escapades, mentally unstable, supernatural ability, survival, rescue, snow, oil company, monster, hallucination ...
Time: contemporary, year 1968, year 1986
Place: alaska, usa
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 5.6
 105K
MIB 23 (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: China, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Continuing adventures of the crime fighting duo Jenko and Schmidt.
Style: surprise ending, buddy movie, psychotronic, buddy comedy
Plot: secret organization, co worker co worker relationship, brooklyn new york city, alien invasion, eiffel tower paris, false accusation, glowing eyes, alien life-form, alien race, sahara, spacecraft, island ...
Time: year 2016, 90s, year 1986, 80s, 1990s ...
Place: paris france, new york, london, naples italy
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 7.2
 155K
American Made (2017)
Genre: Action, Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Japan, Colombia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The true story of pilot Barry Seal, who transported contraband for the CIA and the Medellin cartel in the 1980s.
Style: factual, humorous, emotional, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: drug cartel, drug trafficking, cia, bare ass, money laundering, true crime, cocaine, pilot, drug smuggling, illegal drugs, united states of america, drug dealer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1978, year 1982, year 1984 ...
Place: colombia, usa, latin america, central america, arkansas ...
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 6.2
 6K
Radioactive (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Hungary, China, France, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Tells the story of Nobel Prize winner Marie Curie and her extraordinary scientific discoveries — through the prism of her marriage to husband Pierre — and the seismic and transformative effects their discovery of radium had on the 20th century.
Style: harsh, realistic, emotional, serious, based on true events
Plot: nobel prize, radioactivity, radiation, science, scientific discovery, nuclear power, blueprint, scientific research, nuclear, new beginning, catastrophe, nuclear threat ...
Time: year 1961, year 1957, year 1945, year 1986, year 1934
Place: hiroshima japan, cleveland ohio, stockholm sweden, paris france
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Chernobyl: The Final Warning (1991)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA, UK, Soviet Union
Duration: 95 min.
Story: True story about the tragic nuclear power plant accident in Chernobyl.
Style: medical drama
Plot: nuclear power plant, press conference, japanese man, culture clash, death of husband, female doctor, pregnant wife, american abroad, catastrophe, firefighter, government coverup, colleague colleague relationship ...
Time: year 1986
Place: ussr, california
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 7.1
 7K
The Traitor (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany, Brazil
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Palermo, Sicily, 1980. Mafia member Tommaso Buscetta decides to move to Brazil with his family fleeing the constant war between the different clans of the criminal organization. But when, after living several misfortunes, he is forced to return to ...
Style: realistic, captivating, suspense, intense, factual
Plot: cosa nostra, mafia, informant, assassination attempt, assassination, judge, trial, murder, death threat, italian history, organized crime, friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s ...
Place: sicily, italy, rome italy, europe, miami ...
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Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Fugitives of the Federation for their daring rescue of Spock from the doomed Genesis Planet, Admiral Kirk (William Shatner) and his crew begin their journey home to face justice for their actions. But as they near Earth, they find it at the mercy of ...
Style: saga, futuristic, humorous, exciting, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, time travel, save the world, spacecraft, culture clash, space opera, rescue, nuclear, invisibility, teleportation, fish out of water, race against time ...
Time: future, 80s, year 1986, 23rd century
Place: san francisco, usa
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 7.0
 15K
Opera (1987)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young opperata is stalked by a deranged fan bent on killing the people associated with her to claim her for himself.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, scary, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, killer, slasher, knife murder, obsession, gory, supernatural, cult, crime, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
Place: europe, italy
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 6.3
 9K
Gloria Bell (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Chile, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A free-spirited woman in her 50s seeks out love at L.A. dance clubs.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, melancholic, sexy
Audience: date night
Plot: middle aged man, dysfunctional relationship, middle aged woman, middle age romance, breakup, lie, female protagonist, divorced man, dating, drinking, break up, friend ...
Time: contemporary, year 1986
Place: las vegas, los angeles
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 6.7
 16K
A Private War (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: One of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time, Marie Colvin is an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit, driven to the frontlines of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless.
Style: tense, disturbing, based on true events, suspense, rough ...
Plot: war correspondent, journalist, al qaeda, eye patch, danger, life is a bitch, war, uncover truth, tamil, middle east conflict, answering machine, bare breasts ...
Time: year 2012, year 2011, year 1991, year 2009, year 2003 ...
Place: syria, iraq, sri lanka, libya, afghanistan ...
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The Coed and the Zombie Stoner (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a sorority girl falls in love with a zombie, it's only a matter of time before a zombie apocalypse is unleashed on campus. The sorority girl discovers that weed is the cure. Now, she must smoke out the whole school before it's too ...
Style: humorous, not serious, dark humor, absurd, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, supernatural, love and romance, youth, deadly, social relations, chaos and mayhem, campus, college life, supernatural romance, absurd humor, secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1986, year 1985
Place: usa
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Death of a Pilgrim (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 233 min.
TV show
Story: A Nordic crime mini-series on the murder of Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme and the fall of the welfare state.
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: investigation, murder, archive footage, multiple time frames, secret police, police protagonist, special unit, murder mystery, uncover truth, danger, minister, swedish police ...
Time: 80s, year 1986, year 1985, 2010s
Place: stockholm sweden, eastern europe
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 6.4
 25K
White Boy Rick (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The story of teenager, Richard Wershe Jr., who became an undercover informant for the police during the 1980s and was ultimately arrested for drug-trafficking and sentenced to life in prison.
Style: disturbing, based on true events, suspense, rough
Plot: informant, drug traffic, fbi, drug trafficking, father son relationship, juvenile delinquent, war on drugs, arms dealing, culture clash, buddies, 15 year old, french fries ...
Time: 80s, year 1986, year 1985, year 1984, year 1987 ...
Place: detroit, ohio, michigan, las vegas
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 7.5
 176K
I, Tonya (2017)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: UK, USA, Qatar
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Competitive ice skater Tonya Harding rises amongst the ranks at the U. S. Figure Skating Championships, but her future in the sport is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband intervenes.
Style: humorous, suspense, rough, ironic, absurd ...
Plot: figure skating, abusive mother, emotional abuse, mother daughter relationship, fondling, ice rink, rivalry, skating, female protagonist, female athlete, competition, domestic violence ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 80s, 20th century, 2000s ...
Place: detroit, portland oregon, oregon, minneapolis minnesota
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 7.0
 373
Wackersdorf (2018)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Not an easy decision! District Administrator Hans Schuierer from the Upper Palatinate first opposed his own political line in 1981 and finally against the entire Bavarian Free State and Prime Minister Strauss. Because the planned reprocessing plant ...
Plot: german history, political protest, police brutality, nuclear, fence, riot police, tear gas, microphone, disagreement, forest, husband wife relationship, archive footage ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
Place: west germany, munich germany, bavaria, southern germany
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 6.7
 1K
Nico, 1988 (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Italy, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The muse of Andy Warhol, Christa Päffgen, stage name Nico, singer with the band Velvet Underground and a woman of legendary beauty. She gained a new lease of life after the story everyone knows, when she launched her solo career.
Style: road movie, factual, sincere, realistic, captivating
Plot: female singer, self destruction, singing, music, musician's life, mother son relationship, tour, vomiting, drug withdrawal, beach, blood, eating ...
Time: 80s, year 1987, year 1986, year 1988
Place: prague czechoslovakia, rome italy, berlin germany, manchester england, prague ...
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The Cokeville Miracle (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: On May 9, 1986, a small ranching community in Wyoming experiences a divine intervention when a couple detonates a bomb inside a crowded classroom.
Style: spiritual, christian film, light, suspenseful, touching ...
Plot: miraculous event, tragedy, father son relationship, loss of faith, christian propaganda, elementary school, evacuation, divine intervention, ghost, spirituality, little boy, little girl ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
Place: wyoming
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My Dad Baryshnikov (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Moscow, 1986, the heat of Perestroika. Borya is an average clumsy teenager who is miraculously admitted to the legendary Bolshoi Ballet School. The boy is convinced that he will become a ballet dancer like his father, Mikhail Baryshnikov. But is ...
Plot: ballet, jumping, dancing, 14 year old, black market, ballerina, ballet school, jewish, teenage boy, dancer, boy
Time: 80s, year 1986
Place: moscow russia, soviet union, russia
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Walk a Mile in My Pradas (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A little Christmas magic causes two coworkers with contrasting lifestyles to switch sexual orientations.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, semi serious ...
Plot: wedding, christmas, self discovery, switching roles, gender, couples, couple relations, disorder, life turned upside down, homosexual, doctor, psychiatrist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1986, year 2011
Place: usa
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In the Line of Duty: The F.B.I. Murders (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It is 1985, and a small, tranquil Florida town is being rocked by a wave of vicious serial murders and bank robberies. Particularly sickening to the authorities is the gratuitous use of violence by two “Rambo” like killers who dress themselves ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: partners, crime, chases and races, law enforcement, fighting crime, police investigation, crimes, rivalry, special agents, crime gone awry, on the run, investigation ...
Time: 80s, year 1985, year 1986
Place: usa, florida, miami
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 5.7
 1K
Timestalkers (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Scott, a history professor, becomes involved with two time travelers from the year 2586 after making a discovery in an old photograph. One of the time travelers is determined to change the course of history, the other to stop him. Scott's ...
Style: exciting, bleak, suspenseful, serious
Plot: time travel, old west, mad scientist, time traveler, anachronism, disorder, danger, changing the past or future, prodigy, chases and races, adventure, imaginary ...
Time: year 1986, 20th century, 19th century, 1880s
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 4.0
 787
Guinea Pig 4 (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 52 min.
Story: A drag queen doctor named Peter conducts experiments on patients which end up in anguish!
Style: not serious, disturbing, humorous, offbeat, rough
Plot: blood, gore, gory, power relations, doctors and patients, deadly, strong violent content, violence, hospital, mad doctor, infamy, skinned alive ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1986
Place: japan, asia
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Straight Outta Compton (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: In 1987, five young men, using brutally honest rhymes and hardcore beats, put their frustration and anger about life in the most dangerous place in America into the most powerful weapon they had: their music. Taking us back to where it all began, ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, lyrical, suspense ...
Plot: hip hop, music, musician's life, police brutality, rapper, rap, gangster, rags to riches, racism, profanity, gang, feud ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, 90s, 20th century, year 1990 ...
Place: los angeles, california, milwaukee wisconsin, usa, new york ...
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