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Every Movie I've Seen Made in 1986, Ranked

Favorite Movie of 1986: Ferris Bueller, the ode to everlasting youth. The ultimate escapism.

Top 10:
1. John Hughes teen fantasy comedy
2. Cronenberg body-horror tragedy
3. Frank Oz horror musical romantic comedy
4. James Cameron sci-fi war action sequel
5. Woody Allen warm relationship dramedy
6. Jonathan Demme romantic thriller
7. Jimmy T. Murakami anti-war animation drama
8. Abrahams/Zucker/Zucker screwball comedy
9. Roland Joffe religious jungle epic
10. Oliver Stone political war drama

1986 Best Picture Winner: Platoon
Of the 5 Best Picture Nominees, Which Deserved the Win: Hannah and Her Sisters or The Mission
1986 Highest Grossing Film: Top Gun ($176m)
Number of Movies I Saw in Theaters That Year: to my recollection, only 2 - The Great…

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  • Ferris Bueller's Day Off

    1

  • The Fly

    2

  • Little Shop of Horrors

    3

  • Aliens

    4

  • Hannah and Her Sisters

    5

  • Something Wild

    6

  • When the Wind Blows

    7

  • Ruthless People

    8

  • The Mission

    9

  • Salvador

    10

  • Mr. Boogedy

    11

  • Jumpin' Jack Flash

    12

  • Castle in the Sky

    13

  • Lucas

    14

  • About Last Night...

    15

  • Back to School

    16

  • Big Trouble in Little China

    17

  • Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

    18

  • The Great Mouse Detective

    19

  • Pretty in Pink

    20

  • From Beyond

    21

  • A Fine Mess

    22

  • True Stories

    23

  • Platoon

    24

  • Gung Ho

    25

  • The Color of Money

    26

  • Night of the Creeps

    27

  • Top Gun

    28

  • Stand by Me

    29

  • The Adventures of Milo and Otis

    30

  • Maximum Overdrive

    31

  • Mona Lisa

    32

  • She's Gotta Have It

    33

  • The Seventh Curse

    34

  • Running Scared

    35

  • One Crazy Summer

    36

  • Short Circuit

    37

  • House

    38

  • Labyrinth

    39

  • Flight of the Navigator

    40

  • Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer

    41

  • The Mosquito Coast

    42

  • Sid & Nancy

    43

  • An American Tail

    44

  • SpaceCamp

    45

  • The Best of Times

    46

  • Rawhead Rex

    47

  • The Wind

    48

  • Invaders from Mars

    49

  • Peggy Sue Got Married

    50

  • River's Edge

    51

  • The Name of the Rose

    52

  • A Better Tomorrow

    53

  • Critters

    54

  • Armour of God

    55

  • Down by Law

    56

  • Poltergeist II: The Other Side

    57

  • The Morning After

    58

  • That's Life!

    59

  • Trick or Treat

    60

  • Captain EO

    61

  • In a Glass Cage

    62

  • Windrider

    63

  • The Manhattan Project

    64

  • The Hitcher

    65

  • Vamp

    66

  • The Big Easy

    67

  • The Boy Who Could Fly

    68

  • Fuzzbucket

    69

  • Heartburn

    70

  • April Fool's Day

    71

  • Chopping Mall

    72

  • Slaughter High

    73

  • Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives

    74

  • The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2

    75

  • The Money Pit

    76

  • Sweet Liberty

    77

  • Wise Guys

    78

  • Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation

    79

  • ¡Three Amigos!

    80

  • Down and Out in Beverly Hills

    81

  • The Golden Child

    82

  • Pirates

    83

  • The Clan of the Cave Bear

    84

  • Club Paradise

    85

  • The Parent Trap II

    86

  • King Kong Lives

    87

  • Youngblood

    88

  • Howard the Duck

    89

  • Haunted Honeymoon

    90

  • The Brotherhood of Justice

    91

  • Blue City

    92

  • 52 Pick-Up

    93

  • Soul Man

    94

  • Blue Velvet

    95

  • Police Academy 3: Back in Training

    96

  • Raw Deal

    97

  • Psycho III

    98

  • Wildcats

    99

  • Armed and Dangerous

    100