Top Ten Movies of 1986


The Top Ten

1 Aliens

This was the best Alien, Ripleys battle with the Queen was legendary, she was a badass in this movie. Not a sissy head like the first one. She got nominated for an Academy Award. Fast paced action with Marines, the first one, childish scientists with no weapons except a cheap axe and a baby flamethrower.

A classic this movie lives on as... - roblist

When u look back on the history of these movies, producers made so much money with the Aliens and Predator movies - 3anegroes

Aliens was awesome! Now you people are thinking clearly. Aliens should be #1 and Top Gun should be #2. - nallimcamybloc

Game over man. - BeatlesFan1964

2 Platoon

Maybe the best Vietnam war movie beside Full Metal Jacket - MatrixGuy

Matrix guy is right, he is also right about reservoir dogs - attarj

Get this movie higher!

Charlie sheens best movie by far, although tom berenger did the best

3 Top Gun

Movie of the Summer.

The movie that taked the breath away for everybody - MatrixGuy

This movie is terrible. - BeatlesFan1964

4 Ferris Bueller's Day Off

The best film ever

How is this classic not top 5? Looks like many forgot about this one.

One of the best movies ever.

5 The Fly
6 9 1/2 Weeks
7 Blue Velvet
8 Stand By Me

This and Ferris Bueller's day off are two of my favorite movies. Stand By Me is an amazing movie with a superb performance by River Phoenix. It captures the essence of childhood and has an amazing storyline.
Chris: Ya sure. Give me some skin.
Gordie: I'll see ya.
Chris: Not if I see you first.
Best movie ever!

9 Cobra
10 Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

The Contenders

11 House
12 Flight of the Navigator

Come on, people. 34? Get this one higher! Easily the best movie made in 1986. - RockFashionista


13 Karate Kid II
14 The Transformers: The Movie

Great movie, deserves to be a little higher.

15 Peggy Sue Got Married
16 Jumpin' Jack Flash
17 The Great Mouse Detective
18 Wildcats
19 Lucas
20 Half Moon Street
21 Labyrinth
22 Crocodile Dundee

Australia's best film

23 Raw Deal

Without Arnold this movie would be pretty bad but with him it was great!

24 Highlander

The music with queen was perfect

25 Space Camp
26 Little Shop of Horrors
27 Big Trouble In Little China
28 King Kong II
29 Pretty in Pink
30 Welcome to 18
31 Friday the 13th, Part VI: Jason Lives
32 Short Circuit
33 Sweet Liberty
34 Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer
35 The Sacrifice
36 Police Academy 3: Back in Training
37 Hoosiers
38 The Mission

Very under-appreciated and beautiful film, with a gorgeous soundtrack by Ennio Morricone, incredible cinematography and moving performances from Robert De Niro and Jeremy Irons.

39 Castle in the Sky
40 Manhunter
41 The Name of the Rose
42 Hannah and Her Sisters
43 No Mercy
44 Black Moon Rising
45 Down by Law
46 Ruthless People
47 River's Edge
48 Mesmerized
49 Desert Bloom
50 About Last Night...
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1. Flight of the Navigator
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3. Space Camp
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2. Stand By Me
3. Ferris Bueller's Day Off
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