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 realistic, suspense, serious, suspenseful, based on true events and humorous films and TV shows about / with husband wife relationship, violence, flashback, investigation, blood, father son relationship, chase, restaurant, murder and fight plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
year 1986
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year 1986 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1986: Dark (2017), Chernobyl (2019), Moths (2013), The Coed and the Zombie Stoner (2014), Tough Guys (1986), Us (2019), Death of a Pilgrim (2013), Match (2014), The Last Contract (1998), White Boy Rick (2018).

List of year 1986 movies

 8.6
 103K
Dark (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: atmospheric, suspense, mind bending, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: missing child, time travel, corpse, investigation, disappearance, time machine, school, small town, police station, cave, family relations, time loop ...
Time: year 1986, 50s, 80s, contemporary
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 9.6
 287K
Chernobyl (2019)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 330 min.
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, atmospheric, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nuclear power plant, nuclear power, communism, radiation poisoning, nuclear reactor, nuclear explosion, salvation, nuclear holocaust, rescue mission, radiation, post nuclear, save the day ...
Time: year 1986, 20th century
Place: ukraine, ussr, europe, russia, soviet union
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 8.1
 262
Moths (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 200 min.
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
Plot: radiation, catastrophe, love, radiation sickness, nuclear power plant, tragedy, accident, evacuation, helicopter
Time: year 1986
Place: ussr, ukraine
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The Coed and the Zombie Stoner (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
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: exciting, sexy, offbeat, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, college, marijuana, nerd, drugs/alcohol, chaos and mayhem, college life, supernatural, chaos, youth, heroes, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1985, year 1986
Place: campus, usa
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 6.2
 6K
Tough Guys (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Harry Doyle (Lancaster) and Archie Lang (Douglas) are two old-time train robbers, who held up a train in 1956 and have been incarcerated for thirty years. After serving their time, they are released from jail and have to adjust to a new life of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, surprise ending ...
Plot: heist, prison, parole officer, train robbery, aging, crime, criminal's revenge, disorder, partners, dishonesty, instructor, buddies ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
Place: mexico, california, new jersey
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 7.0
 118K
Us (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan, China
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: twist ending, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: hall of mirrors, mask, home invasion, amusement park, boardwalk, family vacation, murder, metaphor, blood on shirt, summer vacation, coincidence, golf club ...
Time: year 1986
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Death of a Pilgrim (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 233 min.
Story: A Nordic crime mini-series on the murder of Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme and the fall of the welfare state.
Plot: secret police, police protagonist, multiple time frames, special unit, sexist, assassin, police procedural, racist, investigation, murder, homophobe, hitman
Time: year 1986, year 1985, 2010s
Place: stockholm sweden
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 6.7
 2K
Match (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Seattle couple travel to New York to interview colorful former dancer Tobi for research on a dissertation about dance. But soon, common niceties and social graces erode when the questions turn personal and the true nature of the interview is ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, tense, talky
Plot: couples, aging, power relations, couple relations, teachers and students, artists and showbiz, gays and lesbians, dancer's life, french, crying woman, father figure, tape recorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1972, year 1986, 1960s ...
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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The Last Contract (1998)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Norway, Finland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Young police officer Roger is on the trail of the international master assassin, while the assassin follows his plan to murder Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: investigation, hitman, assassination, murder, assassination plot, politics, dishonesty, head of state, law enforcement, deadly, crimes, nobody believes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1985, year 1986
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden
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 6.4
 17K
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, fbi, war on drugs, drug trafficking, father son relationship, juvenile delinquent, arms dealing, culture clash, buddies, 15 year old, drug traffic, shooting ...
Time: 80s, year 1985, year 1987, year 1984, year 1986
Place: detroit, michigan, ohio
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 7.5
 141K
I, Tonya (2017)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 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.
Plot: abusive mother, mother daughter relationship, domestic violence, figure skating, fondling, taunting, emotional abuse, overbearing mother, sport, rivalry, poverty, cheering crowd ...
Time: 1990s, year 1992, year 1991, year 1994, year 1986 ...
Place: minneapolis minnesota, portland oregon
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 7.1
 196
Wackersdorf (2018)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Plot: police brutality, political protest, german history, nuclear, riot police, paramilitary, disagreement, protestor, fence, husband wife relationship, microphone, forest ...
Time: year 1986
Place: west germany, bavaria, munich germany
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 6.8
 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
Plot: border crossing, englishman abroad, hospital, beach, baby, eating, blood, singing, hotel, romanian, female singer, tour bus ...
Time: year 1986, year 1987
Place: manchester england, prague czechoslovakia, rome italy, berlin germany
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The Elving Project (2016)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Even with Christmas around the corner, for the Buckley boys, payback almost always wins out over brotherly love. That is until the four brothers join forces against a common adversary--the Hagbarts, the meanest bullies at their middle school. But ...
Plot: pen, punched in the face, humiliation, bathtub, christmas, friendship, father son relationship, parent child relationship, burial, brother sister relationship, milk, full moon ...
Time: year 1986
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Odds and Ends (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Essay film by Alexander Kluge.
Style: semi documentary
Plot: masturbation, pimp, prostitute, unrequited love, archival footage, cold war, song, money, soldier, cannibalism, mother son relationship
Time: year 1986
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Shadows in Paradise (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 74 min.
Story: An episode in the life of Nikander, a garbage man, involving the death of a co-worker, an affair and much more.
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic, sentimental
Plot: friendship, friends, dull life, couples, love affair, romance, life is a bitch, hopes, down on your luck, love and romance, unfulfillment, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1986
Place: finland, europe, helsinki finland, estonia
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Shooting for Socrates (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: SHOOTING FOR SOCRATES is a David Vs. Goliath set in Belfast against the backdrop of the 1986 World Cup. It tells the story of a momentous time in Northern Ireland's football history through the eyes of players, fans and the media. The film also ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, exciting, feel good ...
Plot: sport, underdog, parents and children, contests and competitions, hopes, youth, rivalry, ambition, sport team, family relations, funeral, riot ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1986
Place: mexico, ireland, brazil, northern ireland
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Memories of Murder (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 131 min.
Story: 1986 Gyunggi Province. The body of a young woman is found brutally raped and murdered. Two months later, a series of rapes and murders commences under similar circumstances. And in a country that had never known such crimes, the dark whispers about ...
Style: realistic, captivating, disturbing, suspense, tense ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, evidence, serial killer, suspicion, rape, search, brutality, partners, victim, stupidity, mishap ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1986
Place: korea, south korea, asia
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 6.8
 136
Collapse (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Soviet Union
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 1986, Chernobyl disaster. Couples, friends, and a risk-taking journalist are woven into the larger framework of the disaster. Panic follows.
Plot: power plant, tragedy, radioactivity, explosion, radiation, contamination, radiation sickness, nuclear power plant, nuclear power, environmental issue, catastrophe, evacuation ...
Time: year 1986
Place: ukraine
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The Challenger Disaster (2013)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Factual drama exploring the truth behind the space shuttle Challenger's 1986 explosion.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, captivating, microfilm
Plot: nasa, investigation, space shuttle, satellite, space and aliens, mission gone awry, uncover truth, space travel, explosion, taxi, news report, oxygen ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1986
Place: florida
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 5.4
 1K
Bis (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Éric and Patrice have been friends since high school. Over the years, they have both taken very different paths: Éric has become a hedonist, has a string of girlfriends and is always on the look out for a new one; Patrice has become a monogamous ...
Style: not serious, humorous
Plot: time travel, friends, youth, midlife crisis, womanizer, teenage life, buddies, disorder, road not taken, imaginary, unfulfillment, switching roles ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1986
Place: france
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Robotech: The Movie (1986)
Genre: Animation, Action, Music, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Robotech: The Movie, also called Robotech: The Untold Story, was the first new Robotech adventure created by Harmony Gold USA after the 1985 premiere of the original television series. The 1986 theatrical film used footage from part one of Megazone ...
Style: based on cult tv series
Plot: government, friend, telephone, secret, cigarette smoking, blood, movie camera, dancing, kiss, singer, crying, elevator ...
Time: year 1986
Place: mcdonald's restaurant
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A Child's Christmases in Wales (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
Story: One-off period comedy, peeping into the lives of a south Wales family's Christmases across the 1980s, written by comedian Mark Watson and inspired by a Dylan Thomas short story. Christmas in this household may be a less than poetic affair, but ...
Plot: christmas spirit, christmas eve, christmas
Time: year 1986, year 1989, year 1983
Place: wales
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Donald Trump's The Art of the Deal: The Movie (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Donald Trump has it all. Money, power, respect, and an Eastern European bride. But all his success didn’t come for nothing. First, he inherited millions of dollars from his rich father, then he grabbed New York City by the balls. Now you can learn ...
Plot: parody, demolition, tower, nightclub, birthday cake, real estate, swimming pool, courtroom, model, looking at self in mirror, homeless man, wig ...
Time: year 1973, year 1986, year 1983, year 1978
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 6.9
 2K
Dalida (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Based on the true story of acclaimed music icon "Dalida" born in Cairo, who gained celebrity in the 50s, singing in French, Spanish, Arabic, Hebrew, German, Italian, playing in awarded Youssef Chahine's picture "Le Sixième ...
Plot: female singer, dice, loss of loved one, letter, vomiting, ambulance, arrest, pregnancy, suicide attempt, scrabble, anorexia, prison ...
Time: year 1971, year 1972, year 1940, year 1967, year 1979 ...
Place: india, egypt, cairo egypt, paris france, italy ...
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 7.7
 72
Inseparable (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Based on true events, a boy and a girl fall in love during the worst nuclear disaster in history.
Plot: catastrophe, helicopter, radiation sickness, radiation
Time: year 1986
Place: ussr, ukraine
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The Man with Thousand Faces (2016)
Genre: Biography, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A tale of cheats and impostors, taking its inspiration from true facts and from one of the most intriguing characters of recent decades: the spy Francisco Paesa.
Style: based on true events
Plot: corruption, eta, terrorism, espionage, airplane, hallucination, flashback, niece, restaurant, wine, money, wedding ...
Time: 1990s, year 2004, year 1995, year 1998, year 1986 ...
Place: spain, paris france, geneva switzerland, thailand, france ...
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 8.1
 183K
Lion (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.
Style: sentimental, touching, motivational, compassionate, emotional ...
Plot: adoption, poverty, childhood, missing child, train, courage, survival, loneliness, destiny, orphanage, little boy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: year 1986, 2010s
Place: india, australia, melbourne
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Assassin's Creed (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France, UK, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malta
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Through unlocked genetic memories that allow him to relive the adventures of his ancestor in 15th century Spain, Callum Lynch discovers he's a descendant of the secret 'Assassins' society. After gaining incredible knowledge and ...
Style: exciting, serious, surprise ending, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: assassination, secret society, time travel, assassin, brotherhood, adventure, imaginary, memory, danger, undercover, changing the past or future, deadly ...
Time: 15th century, ancient history, 2010s, year 1986
Place: spain, texas, london
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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: christian film, spiritual
Plot: tragedy, divine intervention, loss of faith, hostage, sheriff, ghost, investigation, evacuation, spirituality, elementary school, christian, christianity ...
Time: year 1986
Place: wyoming
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