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, based on true events, humorous and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with husband wife relationship, father son relationship, flashback, restaurant, investigation, tragedy, blood, murder, violence and death plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy 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), Us (2019), Death of a Pilgrim (2013), Match (2014), The Last Contract (1998), White Boy Rick (2018), I, Tonya (2017), Wackersdorf (2018), Nico, 1988 (2017).

List of year 1986 movies

 8.6
 96K
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, small town, disappearance, time machine, school, police station, cave, family relations, loss of father ...
Time: year 1986, 50s, contemporary, 80s
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Chernobyl (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
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, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, emotional
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: nuclear holocaust, nuclear explosion, salvation, nuclear power plant, buried truth, society, nuclear reactor, rescue mission, post nuclear, daring rescue, fire brigade, firefighting ...
Time: year 1986
Place: ukraine, ussr, russia
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 7.4
 70K
Us (2019)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, 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: suspense, surprise ending
Plot: hall of mirrors, amusement park, home invasion, family vacation, boardwalk, murder, mask, handcuffs, water, survival, motorboat, beach ...
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: multiple time frames, police protagonist, police procedural, sexist, hitman, assassin, racist, special unit, murder, homophobe, secret police, investigation
Time: 2010s, year 1986, year 1985
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, talky, captivating, tense
Plot: aging, couples, artists and showbiz, gays and lesbians, couple relations, dancer's life, power relations, teachers and students, handshake, crying man, giving a toast, dancing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1986, year 1991, year 1989 ...
Place: new york, usa, 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: murder, assassination, hitman, investigation, deadly, crime, state affairs, nobody believes, crimes, politics, head of state, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1986, year 1985
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden
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 6.4
 14K
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, buddies, culture clash, drug traffic, wedding, kiss ...
Time: 80s, year 1986, year 1987, year 1984, year 1985
Place: detroit, michigan, ohio
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 7.5
 135K
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, cafe, rivalry, overbearing mother, sport, poverty, taunting, emotional abuse ...
Time: 1990s, year 2003, year 1986, year 1994, year 1992 ...
Place: portland oregon, minneapolis minnesota
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 7.1
 153
Wackersdorf (2018)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Plot: police brutality, german history, political protest, nuclear, paramilitary, riot police, protestor, disagreement, forest, fence, microphone, husband wife relationship ...
Time: year 1986
Place: bavaria, munich germany
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 6.8
 938
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: rock concert, tour bus, female singer, englishman abroad, border crossing, suicide attempt, rock band, syringe, unrequited love, sound recording, italian abroad, childhood flashback ...
Time: year 1987, year 1986
Place: manchester england, rome italy, berlin germany, prague czechoslovakia
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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: sled, paint, evil laugh, cotton candy, new neighbor, milk, brother sister relationship, pizza, bus driver, full moon, sister sister relationship, jealousy ...
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: prostitute, pimp, cannibalism, money, soldier, cold war, song, archival footage, unrequited love, masturbation, 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: realistic, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, dark humor
Plot: friendship, love affair, redemption, couples, hopes, down on your luck, romance, dull life, unfulfillment, friends, life is a bitch, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 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: exciting, semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: sport, underdog, rivalry, youth, sport team, hopes, contests and competitions, family relations, parents and children, ambition, soccer, autograph ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 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: 80s, 20th century, 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: nuclear power, nuclear, tragedy, power plant, catastrophe, environmental issue, nuclear power plant, radiation sickness, evacuation, explosion, radioactivity, radiation ...
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: serious, sincere, realistic, captivating, microfilm
Plot: investigation, nasa, space shuttle, uncover truth, mission gone awry, space and aliens, satellite, space travel, physicist, hotel, x ray, weather ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 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: humorous, not serious
Plot: time travel, friends, switching roles, imaginary, womanizer, youth, midlife crisis, disorder, teenage life, buddies, unfulfillment, road not taken ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 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: robot, sunglasses, broken glass, mecha, government coverup, cigarette, watching television, sand, dance, coca cola, gun, bullet ...
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 eve, christmas, christmas spirit
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, book, telephone, wedding, telephone call, boy, dog, handshake, demolition, marriage, swimming pool, wig ...
Time: year 1983, year 1978, year 1973, year 1986
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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, crying, husband wife relationship, dog, airplane, kiss, bathtub, flashback, snow, doctor, baby, gunshot ...
Time: year 1971, year 1940, year 1972, year 1986, year 1979 ...
Place: montmartre paris, italy, egypt, india, cairo egypt ...
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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, radiation sickness
Time: year 1986
Place: ukraine, ussr
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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, espionage, terrorism, greed, government, telephone conversation, minister, train station, pregnancy, tv news, execution ...
Time: 1990s, year 1986, year 1995, year 2004, year 1994 ...
Place: spain, paris france, basque country, geneva switzerland, thailand ...
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 8.1
 177K
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: touching, sentimental, motivational, emotional, suspense ...
Plot: adoption, missing child, poverty, train, courage, childhood, survival, loneliness, destiny, little boy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mother son reunion ...
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, surprise ending, sinister ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: assassination, time travel, secret society, assassin, chase, adventure, parkour, memory, imaginary, secret identity, danger, 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: spiritual, christian film
Plot: tragedy, elementary school, evacuation, investigation, spirituality, sabotage, spirit, burning building, community, angel, christian, christianity ...
Time: year 1986
Place: wyoming
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 7.7
 18K
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.
Plot: terrorist, stewardess, hijacking, flight attendant, airplane hijack, heroine, tragedy, woman, courage, strong female lead, female protagonist, death ...
Time: year 1986
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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, dancer, jewish, teenage boy, 14 year old, boy, dancing, black market
Time: year 1986
Place: russia, soviet union, moscow 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, semi serious
Plot: gay, gender, self discovery, disorder, couples, workplace situations, gays and lesbians, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, life turned upside down, hopes, miraculous event ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1986, year 2011
Place: usa
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