Follow along as I watch and review every single movie from the 1980s!

Below you will find an alphabetical list of every movie released in the tenth and final year of the most iconized — and pedestalized — decades in the history of film, 1989.

Check back for links to individualized reviews as time marches on.

Abyss, The

Adventures of Baron Munchausen, The

Adventures of Milo and Otis, The

After Midnight


All Dogs Go to Heaven

All’s Fair


American Ninja 3: Bloodhunt

Animal Behavior

Apartment Zero

Ashik Kerib

Avanti Popolo

Avenue Called Brazil, An

Babar: The Movie

Back to Ararat

Back to the Future Part II


Bear, The

Berlin Blues

Bert Rigby, You’re a Fool

Best of the Best

Beverly Hills Brats

Big Picture, The

Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure

Bingo, Bridesmaids and Braces

Black Rain




Blood Red


Born of the Fourth of July

Boy Meets Girl

Brave Little Toaster, The

Break of Dawn

Breaking In

Burbs, The

Buy & Cell

Bye Bye Baby


Cameron’s Closet

Camille Claudel

Cannibal Tours

Casualties of War

Catch Me If You Can

Champions Forever

Chances Are

Checking Out



Chorus of Disapproval, A

City of Pirates

City of Sadness, A

Cohen and Tate

Cold Feet

Comic Book Confidential





Crack House

Crimes and Misdemeanors

Criminal Law


Cutting Class



Damned River

Dance of Hope

Dangerous Liaisons 1960

Dead Bang

Dead Calm

Dead Come Home, The

Dead Poets Society


Deepstar Six

Demons in Spring

Depeche Mode 101

Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky

Disorganized Crime

Distant Voices, Still Lives

Do the Right Thing


Dr. Caligari

Dream a Little Dream

Dream Team, The

Driving Miss Daisy

Drugstore Cowboy

Dry White Season, A

Dybbuk, The (1937)

Earth Girls Are Easy

Easy Wheels

Eat a Bowl of Tea

Echoes of Paradise

Eddie and the Cruisers II: Eddie Lives

Edge of Sanity

84 Charlie MoPic

Emma’s Shadow

Enemies: A Love Story

Erik the Viking

Escape From Safehaven


Everlasting Secret Family, The

Evil Clutch

Experts, The

Exquisite Corpses

Fabulous Baker Boys, The

Family Business

Far From Home

Farewell to the King

Fast Food

Fat Man and Little Boy

Fear, Anxiety and Depression

Few Days With Me, A

Field of Dreams

Field of Honor

Fight For Us

Fist Fighter

Flame in My Heart, A

Fletch Lives

Fly II, The

Food of the Gods II

For Queen & Country

Forced March

Fortress of Amerikkka

Four Adventures of Reinette and Mirabelle

Friday the 13th Part VIII – Jason Takes Manhattan

Friends, Lovers & Lunatics

Fright Night Part II

From Hollywood to Deadwood

From Russia With Rock


Gang of Four, The

Getting It Right

Ghostbusters II

Ginger Ale Afternoon

Girl in a Swing, The

Gleaming the Cube


Great Balls of Fire

Grievous Bodily Harm

Gross Anatomy

Guests of Hotel Astoria, The

Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers


Harlem Nights


Heart of Dixie

Heart of Midnight

Heat and Sunlight


Heaven Becomes Hell

Heavy Petting

Hell High

Henry V

Her Alibi

Heroes Stand Alone

High Fidelity: The Adventures of the Guarneri String Quartet

High Frequency

High Hopes

High Stakes

Hit List

Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

Horror Show, The

How I Got Into College

How to Get Ahead in Advertising

Hungarian Fairy Tale, A

I, Madman

I’m Gonna Git You Sucka

Ice House

Immediate Family

In a Glass Cage

In Country

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Innocent Man, An

Iron Triangle, The

It Had to Be You


January Man, The

Jester and the Queen, The

Joe’s Bed-Stuy Barbershop: We Cut Heads

Johnny Handsome


Karate Kid Part III, The


Kill Me Again

King of the Schmattes

Kinjite: Forbidden Subjects

Kung Fu Master!

La Boca del Lobo

La Boheme

La Lectrice (The Reader)

Lady Terminator

Laputa: Castle in the Sky

Last Warrior, The

Le Schpountz (1938)

Lean on Me

Let It Ride

Let’s Get Lost

Lethal Weapon 2

Letters From a Dead Man


Licence to Kill

Lightning Over Braddock

Limit Up

Listen to Me

Little Mermaid, The

Little Monsters

Little Thief, The

Little Vera

Lock Up

Lódź Ghetto

Look Who’s Talking

Lords of the Deep

Lost Angels


Luckiest Man in the World, The

Magic Toyshop, The

Major League

Making ‘Do the Right Thing’



Masque of the Red Death

Me and Him

Meet the Hollowheads

Meher Baba: Avatar of the Age

Method, The

Michelangelo: Self-Portrait


Mighty Quinn, The

Milk and Honey


Mind Games

Ministry of Vengeance

Miracle Mile

Miss Firecracker


Murmur of the Heart

Music Box

Music Teacher, The

Mutant on the Bounty

My Left Foot

My Mom’s a Werewolf

Mystery Train

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation

Navigator: An Odyssey Across Time, The

New Year’s Day

New York Stories

Next of Kin

Night Game

Night in Havana: Dizzy Gillespie in Cuba, A

Night of the Pencils

Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child, A


No Holds Barred

No Retreat No Surrender II

Now I Lay Me

Nowhere to Run

Old Gringo

On the Make

On Tour With Pina Bausch

One Man Force

One Man Out

Out Cold

Out of the Dark

Package, The





Peking Opera Blues

Penn and Teller Get Killed

Pet Semetary

Phantom of the Mall: Eric’s Revenge

Phantom of the Opera, The

Physical Evidence

Pieces of Tam Tam


Pink Cadillac

Police Academy 6: City Under Siege

Powwow Highway


Project A/Part II



Queen of Hearts

Rabid Grannies

Race for Glory

Rachel Papers, The

Rachel River

Rainbow, The

Red Scorpion



Return of Swamp Thing, The

Riding the Edge

River of Death

Road House

Roger & Me



Rose Garden, The

Rude Awakening

Runnin’ Kind, The

Sand and Blood

Savage Beach

Say Anything


Scenes From the Class Struggle in Beverly Hills

Sea of Love

Second Animation Celebration, The

Second Sight

Seduction: The Cruel Woman

See No Evil, Hear No Evil

See You in the Morning

sex, lies and videotape

Shag, the Movie

Shanghai Blues


She’s Back

She’s Out of Control

Shell Shock

Shirley Valentine


Sidewalk Stories

Siege of Firebase Gloria, The

Signed: Lino Brocka

Signs of Life

Sinful Life, A


Skin Deep

Slaves of New York

Sleepaway Camp III: Teenage Wasteland

Some Girls

Speaking Parts

Speed Zone


SR-71 Blackbird: The Secret Vigil

Star Trek V: The Final Frontier

Staying Together

Stealing Heaven

Steel Magnolias

Stepfather 2

Story of Women

Stripped to Kill 2: Live Girls

Suitors, The

Summer Job

Tales From the Gimli Hospital


Tango & Cash

Tango Bar


Taxing Woman’s Return, A

Teen Witch

Ten Little Indians

Terror Within, The

Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser

36 Fillette

Three Fugitives

Three Sad Tigers


Time Guardian, The

Time Trackers

To Kill a Priest

To the Limit

Tommy Tricker and the Stamp Traveller

Too Beautiful for You

Tora San Goes to Vienna

Tout Une Nuit

Toxic Avenger Part II, The

Toxic Avenger Part III: The Last Temptation of Toxie, The

Transylvania Twist

Triumph of the Spirit

Troop Beverly Hills

Tropical Snow

Trouble With Dick, The

True Believer

True Blood

True Love

Trust Me

Turner & Hooch


Uncle Buck

Under the Boardwalk

Under the Sun of Satan

Unremarkable Life, An

Up Your Alley

Valentino Returns


Vampire’s Kiss

Very Moral Night, A

Vineyard, The

Virgin Machine

Voices From the Attic

Voices of Sarafina!

Voyage to Cythera

War of the Roses, The

War Party

War Requiem

Warm Nights on a Slow Moving Train

We’re No Angels

Weapons of the Spirit

Weekend at Bernie’s

Welcome Home

When Harry Met Sally…

When the Whales Came

White Hot

White Magic

Who’s Harry Crumb?

Whooping Cough

Wicked Stepmother

Winter People



Wizard of Speed and Time, The

Wizard, The

Wizards of the Lost Kingdom II


Worth Winning


Young Einstein

Zu: Warriors From the Magic Mountain

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