80s and early 90sby lev-titor | created - 28 Jul 2014 | updated - 21 Sep 2014 | Public
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1. The Wraith (1986)
PG-13 | 93 min | Action, Horror, Romance
After a young man is murdered by a road-racing gang of motor-heads, a mysterious fast-driving spirit descends from the sky to take revenge.
Votes: 13,677 | Gross: $3.50M
2. Young Sherlock Holmes (1985)
PG-13 | 109 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery
When assorted people start having inexplicable delusions that lead to their deaths, a teenage Sherlock Holmes (Nicholas Rowe) decides to investigate.
Votes: 18,092 | Gross: $19.74M
3. Fade to Black (1980)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror
A shy, lonely film buff embarks on a killing spree against those who browbeat and betray him, all the while stalking his idol, a Marilyn Monroe lookalike.
4. Wisdom (1986)
R | 109 min | Crime, Drama
Unable to find work after a past felony, graduate John Wisdom and his girlfriend embark on a cross-country bank-robbing spree in order to aid American farmers.
Votes: 2,948 | Gross: $5.72M
7. The Dark Backward (1991)
R | 101 min | Comedy
A man pursues stand-up comedy encouraged by his fellow garbage man. Though his friend, who accompanies him on accordion, continues to tell him how great he is, he actually stinks. When the ... See full summary »
8. Making the Grade (1984)
R | 105 min | Comedy, Romance
A spoiled rich young man hires a young hustler, who lives in a broken car and owes money to a dicey loan shark, to take his place in his elite prep school and graduate for him.
Votes: 1,252 | Gross: $4.56M
9. Blue City (1986)
R | 83 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A drifter returns to his Florida hometown only to discover that his father, the local mayor, was the victim of a mysterious murder during his absence. Vowing to find the killer and avenge his fathers death, he starts his own investigation.
Votes: 889 | Gross: $6.95M
10. Shattered If Your Kid's on Drugs (1986 TV Movie)
Propaganda Film to expose a series of drug relations within teeanagers, and only two men who are aware of the situation can lay their insight on the epidemic that is growing.
11. Relentless (1989)
R | 92 min | Crime, Thriller
Two Los Angeles police detectives, cynical veteran Malloy and cocky rookie Dietz, hunt for a serial killer, an ex-cop named Taylor, who randomly chooses his victims from a phone directory.
Votes: 1,277 | Gross: $6.99M
16. Pass the Ammo (1988)
R | 93 min | Comedy
A corrupt television preacher and his congregation are held hostage by a woman, her lover, and her two cousins in an attempt to avenge the theft of her inheritance. A quirky look at the ... See full summary »
Votes: 468 | Gross: $0.17M
22. White Sands (1992)
R | 101 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A small southwestern town Sheriff finds a body in the desert with a suitcase and five hundred thousand dollars. He impersonates the man and stumbles into an F.B.I. investigation.
Votes: 6,582 | Gross: $9.01M
24. Angel Heart (1987)
R | 113 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A private investigator is hired by a man who calls himself Louis Cyphre to track down a singer named Johnny Favorite. But the investigation takes an unexpected and somber turn.
Votes: 75,866 | Gross: $17.19M
25. Fall Time (1995)
R | 88 min | Drama, Comedy, Crime
Three young men decide to plan a mock kidnapping, but everything goes wrong because a real bank robbery was already planned by two other guys.
26. That Was Then... This Is Now (1985)
R | 102 min | Crime, Drama
Two juvenile delinquents find themselves growing apart, for one is growing up, and the other is staying young and reckless.
Votes: 2,049 | Gross: $8.63M
27. True Believer (1989)
R | 108 min | Crime, Drama
A cynical former civil liberties attorney now reduced to "specializing" in defending drug dealers becomes transformed by an eight-year-old murder case.
Votes: 4,184 | Gross: $8.74M
29. The Hit (1984)
R | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Ten years later, after ratting on his old mobster friends in exchange for personal immunity, two hit men drive a hardened criminal to Paris for his execution. However, while on the way, whatever can go wrong, does go wrong.
Votes: 6,769 | Gross: $0.88M
30. The Wild Life (1984)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama
Eighties teen romp involving Bill and his new apartment, Jim and his rebellious antics, Tom and his crazy self, and Anita with her older man David.
Votes: 2,237 | Gross: $11.02M
31. Terminal Velocity (1994)
PG-13 | 102 min | Action, Mystery, Romance
A maverick skydiver and a former KGB agent team up to stop the Russian mafia from stealing gold.
Votes: 12,344 | Gross: $16.48M
32. The Arrival (1996)
PG-13 | 115 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
Zane, an astronomer, discovers intelligent alien life. But the aliens are keeping a deadly secret, and will do anything to stop Zane from learning it.
Votes: 30,379 | Gross: $14.05M
33. At Close Range (1986)
R | 111 min | Crime, Drama
In 1978 Pennsylvania, an absentee father is reacquainted with his estranged teenage sons who become intrigued with his romanticized life of crime.
Votes: 13,325 | Gross: $2.35M
35. Judgment Night (1993)
R | 110 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Four friends on their way to a boxing match get caught in heavy traffic, so they take a shortcut in order to get there faster, unfortunately it leads to them witnessing a murder which leaves them running for their lives.
Votes: 14,578 | Gross: $12.14M
37. Night Shift (1982)
R | 106 min | Comedy
A morgue attendant is talked into running a brothel at his workplace after a deceased pimp is sent there. However, the pimp's killers don't look too kindly on this new 'business', nor does the morgue's owner.
Votes: 13,192 | Gross: $23.60M
40. Alien Nation (1988)
R | 91 min | Action, Sci-Fi
In 1988, Earth makes the first contact with an alien civilization. In 1991, these aliens, known as Newcomers, slowly begin to be integrated into human society after three years of quarantine.
Votes: 13,555 | Gross: $25.22M
41. Communion (1989)
R | 107 min | Biography, Drama, Horror
Oct.4 and Dec.26 the Strieber family drives from NYC to their cabin in the woods. Both nights there are some powerful lights outside and maybe aliens. The dad is mentally affected by the "bad dream", goes to the shrink and is hypnotized.
Votes: 5,185 | Gross: $1.92M
42. Monolith (1993)
R | 95 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Two cops investigating the murder of a young boy become invloved in a very secret project involving alien life. Needless to say, the authorities don't want them to stick their noses into ... See full summary »
44. The Killing Time (1987)
R | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A murderer who assumes the identity of a new deputy is unbeknownst to the sheriff planning to pin a separate murder on him.
Votes: 832 | Gross: $0.50M
45. The Music of Chance (1993)
R | 98 min | Drama
A thrill seeker agrees to help a shady professional gambler win a high stakes poker game. However, they lose and become captives of two eccentric rich men who decide to forcibly keep them on their remote gated ranch as indentured servants.
Votes: 2,028 | Gross: $0.31M