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The Best Movies of 1986 - Original Release   (99 Most Notable)

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 RATING    TITLE   YEAR   DIRECTOR  COUNTRY MEDIA
# 1 for 1986, # 147 Overall Blue Velvet 1986 Lynch, David USA BDS
# 2 for 1986, # 235 Overall Hannah and Her Sisters 1986 Allen, Woody USA BD
# 3 for 1986, # 350 Overall Jean de Florette 1986 Berri, Claude France / Switzerland / Italy DS
# 4 for 1986, # 351 Overall Platoon 1986 Stone, Oliver USA BDS
# 5 for 1986, # 414 Overall Manon of the Spring 1986 Berri, Claude Italy / France / Switzerland DS
# 6 for 1986, # 531 Overall Aliens 1986 Cameron, James USA / UK BDS
# 7 for 1986, # 738 Overall The Fly 1986 Cronenberg, David USA BDS
# 8 for 1986, # 843 Overall Stand by Me 1986 Reiner, Rob USA BD
# 9 for 1986, # 884 Overall 'Round Midnight 1986 Tavernier, Bertrand USA / France DS
# 10 for 1986, # 957 Overall Sherman's March 1986 McElwee, Ross USA Y
# 11 for 1986, # 966 Overall The Assault 1986 Rademakers, Fons Netherlands Y
# 12 for 1986, # 983 Overall Children of a Lesser God 1986 Haines, Randa USA D
# 13 for 1986, # 991 Overall The Decline of the American Empire 1986 Arcand, Denys Canada Y
# 14 for 1986, # 1123 Overall Peking Opera Blues 1986 Tsui, Hark Hong Kong
# 15 for 1986, # 1145 Overall Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer 1986 McNaughton, John USA BD
# 16 for 1986, # 1176 Overall Ferris Bueller's Day Off 1986 Hughes, John USA BD
# 17 for 1986, # 1253 Overall The Sacrifice 1986 Tarkovsky, Andrei Sweden / UK / France BD
# 18 for 1986, # 1304 Overall Down by Law 1986 Jarmusch, Jim USA / West Germany BD
# 19 for 1986, # 1378 Overall Ginger and Fred 1986 Fellini, Federico Italy / France / West Germany D
# 20 for 1986, # 1439 Overall She's Gotta Have It 1986 Lee, Spike USA D
# 21 for 1986, # 1463 Overall Betty Blue 1986 Beineix, Jean-Jacques France BD
# 22 for 1986, # 1505 Overall The Mission 1986 Joffé, Roland UK BDS
# 23 for 1986, # 1537 Overall Horse Thief 1986 Tian, Zhuangzhuang China Y
# 24 for 1986, # 1553 Overall Sid and Nancy 1986 Cox, Alex UK / USA BD
# 25 for 1986, # 1565 Overall Mona Lisa 1986 Jordan, Neil UK D
# 26 for 1986, # 1571 Overall Otello 1986 Zeffirelli, Franco Italy / Netherlands Y
# 27 for 1986, # 1598 Overall Summer 1986 Rohmer, Eric France D
# 28 for 1986, # 1625 Overall Manhunter 1986 Mann, Michael USA BD
# 29 for 1986, # 1630 Overall The Singing Detective 1986 Amiel, Jon Australia / UK Y
# 30 for 1986, # 1734 Overall River's Edge 1986 Hunter, Tim USA Y
# 31 for 1986, # 1763 Overall Salvador 1986 Stone, Oliver USA D
# 32 for 1986, # 1771 Overall Caravaggio 1986 Jarman, Derek UK DS
# 32 for 1986, # 1771 Overall Top Gun 1986 Scott, Tony USA BDS
# 33 for 1986, # 1833 Overall Hoosiers 1986 Anspaugh, David USA BDS
# 34 for 1986, # 1848 Overall Peggy Sue Got Married 1986 Coppola, Francis Ford USA BDS
# 35 for 1986, # 1896 Overall Working Girls 1986 Borden, Lizzie USA D
# 36 for 1986, # 1996 Overall Something Wild 1986 Demme, Jonathan USA BDS
# 37 for 1986, # 2051 Overall The Color of Money 1986 Scorsese, Martin USA BD
# 37 for 1986, # 2051 Overall Menage 1986 Blier, Bertrand France D
# 38 for 1986, # 2056 Overall Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home 1986 Nimoy, Leonard USA BDS
# 39 for 1986, # 2058 Overall Mélo 1986 Resnais, Alain France D
# 40 for 1986, # 2078 Overall Down and Out in Beverly Hills 1986 Mazursky, Paul USA D
# 41 for 1986, # 2083 Overall Ruthless People 1986 Abrahams, Jim / Zucker, David / Zucker, Jerry USA D
# 42 for 1986, # 2096 Overall Man Facing Southeast 1986 Subiela, Eliseo Argentina
# 43 for 1986, # 2121 Overall Crocodile Dundee 1986 Faiman, Peter Australia D
# 44 for 1986, # 2173 Overall Castle in the Sky 1986 Miyazaki, Hayao Japan BDS
# 45 for 1986, # 2184 Overall Little Shop of Horrors 1986 Oz, Frank USA BD
# 46 for 1986, # 2187 Overall Lucas 1986 Seltzer, David USA BD
# 47 for 1986, # 2227 Overall Desert Bloom 1986 Corr, Eugene USA D
# 47 for 1986, # 2227 Overall God's Country 1986 Malle, Louis USA
# 47 for 1986, # 2227 Overall The Mosquito Coast 1986 Weir, Peter USA DS
# 47 for 1986, # 2227 Overall Rosa Luxemburg 1986 von Trotta, Margarethe Czechoslovakia / West Germany
# 47 for 1986, # 2227 Overall Seize the Day 1986 Cook, Fielder USA D
# 48 for 1986, # 2230 Overall 9 1/2 Weeks 1986 Lyne, Adrian USA BDS
# 49 for 1986, # 2248 Overall Crimes of the Heart 1986 Beresford, Bruce USA YS
# 50 for 1986, # 2259 Overall That's Life! 1986 Edwards, Blake USA Y
# 51 for 1986, # 2264 Overall Thérèse 1986 Cavalier, Alain France Y
# 52 for 1986, # 2265 Overall Dona Herlinda and Her Son 1986 Hermosillo, Jaime Humberto Mexico D
# 53 for 1986, # 2308 Overall When the Wind Blows 1986 Murakami, Jimmy T. UK
# 54 for 1986, # 2311 Overall Pretty in Pink 1986 Deutch, Howard USA DS
# 54 for 1986, # 2311 Overall Rita, Sue and Bob Too! 1986 Clarke, Alan UK V
# 55 for 1986, # 2332 Overall 38 - Vienna Before the Fall 1986 Glück, Wolfgang Austria / West Germany Y
# 56 for 1986, # 2337 Overall Fake Fruit Factory 1986 Strand, Chick USA D
# 56 for 1986, # 2337 Overall Precious Images 1986 Workman, Chuck USA
# 57 for 1986, # 2362 Overall Sweet Liberty 1986 Alda, Alan USA D
# 58 for 1986, # 2363 Overall Miss Mary 1986 Bemberg, María Luisa Argentina / USA
# 59 for 1986, # 2365 Overall About Last Night... 1986 Zwick, Edward USA BDS
# 59 for 1986, # 2365 Overall The Manhattan Project 1986 Brickman, Marshall USA D
# 60 for 1986, # 2374 Overall Mauvais Sang 1986 Carax, Leos France Y
# 61 for 1986, # 2382 Overall Big Trouble in Little China 1986 Carpenter, John USA DS
# 62 for 1986, # 2389 Overall At Close Range 1986 Foley, James USA D
# 62 for 1986, # 2389 Overall Crossroads 1986 Hill, Walter USA DS
# 62 for 1986, # 2389 Overall 52 Pick-Up 1986 Frankenheimer, John USA D
# 62 for 1986, # 2389 Overall The Fringe Dwellers 1986 Beresford, Bruce Australia
# 62 for 1986, # 2389 Overall F/X 1986 Mandel, Robert USA D
# 62 for 1986, # 2389 Overall Home of the Brave 1986 Anderson, Laurie USA S
# 62 for 1986, # 2389 Overall Louie Bluie 1986 Zwigoff, Terry USA DS
# 62 for 1986, # 2389 Overall Off Beat 1986 Dinner, Michael USA
# 62 for 1986, # 2389 Overall Touch and Go 1986 Mandel, Robert USA
# 62 for 1986, # 2389 Overall True Stories 1986 Byrne, David USA
# 62 for 1986, # 2389 Overall The Whistle Blower 1986 Langton, Simon UK D
# 62 for 1986, # 2389 Overall Wise Guys 1986 De Palma, Brian USA D
# 63 for 1986, # 2394 Overall Dancing in the Dark 1986 Marr, Leon Canada
# 63 for 1986, # 2394 Overall George Burns - The TV Specials Collection 1986 Hobin, Bill / Harris, Stan USA D
# 63 for 1986, # 2394 Overall Invaders from Mars 1986 Hooper, Tobe USA D
# 63 for 1986, # 2394 Overall Matador 1986 Almodóvar, Pedro Spain D
# 63 for 1986, # 2394 Overall Sitting in Limbo 1986 Smith, John N. Canada
# 64 for 1986, # 2396 Overall Joan Does Dynasty 1986 Braderman, Joan USA
# 64 for 1986, # 2396 Overall Landscape Suicide 1986 Benning, James USA
# 64 for 1986, # 2396 Overall Mammame 1986 Ruiz, Raoul France
# 64 for 1986, # 2396 Overall Mémoire des apparences 1986 Ruiz, Raoul France
# 64 for 1986, # 2396 Overall The Mexican Tapes: A Chronicle of Life Outside the Law 1986 Hock, Louis USA
# 64 for 1986, # 2396 Overall Routine Pleasures 1986 Gorin, Jean-Pierre France / UK D
# 64 for 1986, # 2396 Overall Sleepwalk 1986 Driver, Sara USA / West Germany
# 64 for 1986, # 2396 Overall Universal Citizen 1986 Thompson, Peter USA
# 64 for 1986, # 2396 Overall Universal Hotel 1986 Thompson, Peter USA
# 65 for 1986, # 2416 Overall Brighton Beach Memoirs 1986 Saks, Gene USA D
# 66 for 1986, # 2417 Overall Butterfly and Flowers 1986 Mukdasanit, Euthana Thailand
# 66 for 1986, # 2417 Overall Street of Crocodiles 1986 Quay, Stephen / Quay, Timothy UK Y
 RATING    TITLE   YEAR   DIRECTOR  COUNTRY MEDIA
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Media Availability Codes (Amazon.com)
T   Theaters (US)
B   Blu-ray Disc
D   DVD
V   VHS
Y   Yes (DVD or VHS, unspecified)
S   Soundtrack
 
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