Feature Film Released between 1989-01-01 and 1989-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
2. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
AL | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
In 1938, after his father Professor Henry Jones, Sr. goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, Indiana Jones finds himself up against Adolf Hitler's Nazis again to stop them obtaining its powers.
Votes: 613,298 | Gross: $197.17M
3. Prancer (1989)
103 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
A farm girl nurses a wounded reindeer she believes is one of Santa's, hoping to bring it back to health in time for Christmas. Her holiday spirit inspires those around her, something her disheartened father is having trouble understanding.
Votes: 3,876 | Gross: $18.59M
4. The Little Mermaid (1989)
AL | 83 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
A mermaid princess makes a Faustian bargain with an unscrupulous sea-witch in order to meet a human prince on land.
Votes: 204,914 | Gross: $111.54M
6. Dead Poets Society (1989)
AL | 128 min | Comedy, Drama
English teacher John Keating inspires his students to look at poetry with a different perspective of authentic knowledge and feelings.
Votes: 352,102 | Gross: $95.86M
7. When Harry Met Sally... (1989)
AL | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Harry and Sally have known each other for years, and are very good friends, but they fear sex would ruin the friendship.
Votes: 172,486 | Gross: $92.82M
8. Pet Sematary (1989)
16 | 103 min | Horror, Thriller
After tragedy strikes, a grieving father discovers an ancient burial ground behind his home with the power to raise the dead.
Votes: 76,932 | Gross: $57.47M
9. Field of Dreams (1989)
6 | 107 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
An Iowa corn farmer, hearing voices, interprets them as a command to build a baseball diamond in his fields; he does, and the 1919 Chicago White Sox come.
Votes: 97,420 | Gross: $64.43M
10. Steel Magnolias (1989)
117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young beautician, newly arrived in a small Louisiana town, finds work at the local salon, where a small group of women share a close bond of friendship, and welcome her into the fold.
Votes: 40,582 | Gross: $83.76M
11. Back to the Future Part II (1989)
MG6 | 108 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
After visiting 2015, Marty McFly must repeat his visit to 1955 to prevent disastrous changes to 1985...without interfering with his first trip.
Votes: 409,325 | Gross: $118.50M
14. Major League (1989)
6 | 107 min | Comedy, Sport
The new owner of the Cleveland Indians puts together a purposely horrible team so they'll lose and she can move the team. But when the plot is uncovered, they start winning just to spite her.
Votes: 55,022 | Gross: $49.80M
15. Tango & Cash (1989)
16 | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Framed by their ruthless arch-nemesis, a mismatched LAPD crime-fighting duo has to put its differences aside to even the score with the evil kingpin who put them behind bars once and for all.
Votes: 86,419 | Gross: $63.41M
16. Lords of the Deep (1989)
77 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
Man has finally conquered the ocean. America's first self-contained undersea laboratory is the pride of the nation, and expectations are high for an elaborate undersea mining operation. ... See full summary »
17. Glory (1989)
16 | 122 min | Biography, Drama, History
Robert Gould Shaw leads the U.S. Civil War's first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices from both his own Union Army, and the Confederates.
Votes: 111,398 | Gross: $26.83M
18. Do the Right Thing (1989)
16 | 120 min | Comedy, Drama
On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence.
Votes: 71,653 | Gross: $27.55M
19. The Abyss (1989)
AL | 145 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
A civilian diving team is enlisted to search for a lost nuclear submarine and face danger while encountering an alien aquatic species.
Votes: 148,283 | Gross: $54.46M
20. Licence to Kill (1989)
12 | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
James Bond goes rogue and sets off to unleash vengeance on a drug lord who tortured his best friend, a C.I.A. Agent, and left him for dead and murdered his bride after he helped capture him.
Votes: 83,860 | Gross: $34.67M
21. Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)
6 | 93 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
The scientist father of a teenage girl and boy accidentally shrinks his and two other neighborhood teens to the size of insects. Now the teens must fight diminutive dangers as the father searches for them.
Votes: 125,500 | Gross: $130.72M
22. Parenthood (1989)
AL | 124 min | Comedy, Drama
The Buckmans are a midwestern family all dealing with their lives: estranged relatives, raising children, pressures of the job, and learning to be a good parent and spouse.
Votes: 40,008 | Gross: $100.05M
24. Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989)
12 | 100 min | Drama
A sexually repressed woman's husband is having an affair with her sister. The arrival of a visitor with a rather unusual fetish changes everything.
Votes: 43,611 | Gross: $24.74M
26. Ghostbusters II (1989)
AL | 108 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy
The discovery of a massive river of ectoplasm and a resurgence of spectral activity allows the staff of Ghostbusters to revive the business.
Votes: 162,758 | Gross: $112.49M
27. Harlem Nights (1989)
116 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
During the 1930s, a New York City illegal gambling house owner and his associates must deal with strong competition, gangsters, and corrupt cops in order to stay in business.
Votes: 17,811 | Gross: $60.86M
28. Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)
16 | 114 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Riggs and Murtaugh are on the trail of South African diplomats who are using their immunity to engage in criminal activities.
Votes: 145,526 | Gross: $147.25M
31. Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989)
AL | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Music
Two seemingly dumb teens set off on a quest to prepare the ultimate historical presentation with the help of a time machine.
Votes: 96,870 | Gross: $40.49M
32. Weekend at Bernie's (1989)
6 | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Two losers try to pretend that their murdered employer is really alive, leading the hitman to attempt to track him down to finish him off.
Votes: 43,234 | Gross: $30.22M
33. Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
AL | 99 min | Drama
An old Jewish woman and her African-American chauffeur in the American South have a relationship that grows and improves over the years.
Votes: 86,306 | Gross: $106.59M
34. The 'Burbs (1989)
12 | 101 min | Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
An overstressed suburbanite and his fellow neighbors are convinced that the new family on the block are part of a murderous Satanic cult.
Votes: 60,203 | Gross: $36.60M
35. The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989)
16 | 124 min | Crime, Drama
The wife of an abusive criminal finds solace in the arms of a kind regular guest in her husband's restaurant.
Votes: 30,918 | Gross: $7.72M
36. Troop Beverly Hills (1989)
105 min | Adventure, Comedy
A soon to be divorced Beverly Hills socialite is determined to prove to her husband and herself that she can finish what she starts out to do, by becoming a den mother to a troop of Beverly Hills Girl Scouts.
Votes: 8,442 | Gross: $8.51M
37. Born on the Fourth of July (1989)
16 | 145 min | Biography, Drama, War
The biography of Ron Kovic. Paralyzed in the Vietnam war, he becomes an anti-war and pro-human rights political activist after feeling betrayed by the country he fought for.
Votes: 87,960 | Gross: $70.00M
38. Casualties of War (1989)
16 | 113 min | Crime, Drama, War
During the Vietnam War, a soldier finds himself the outsider of his own squad when they unnecessarily kidnap a female villager.
Votes: 37,352 | Gross: $18.67M
40. My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown (1989)
103 min | Biography, Drama
Christy Brown, born with cerebral palsy, learns to paint and write with his only controllable limb - his left foot.
Votes: 59,371 | Gross: $14.74M
41. All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989)
AL | 84 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
Charlie B. Barkin (Burt Reynolds), a rascally German Shepherd with a shady past, breaks out of the New Orleans Dog Pound with the help of his faithful friend Itchy (Dom De Luise), a ... See full summary »
Votes: 31,462 | Gross: $27.10M
42. Teen Witch (1989)
90 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
High school misfit Louise, at a loss for romance, discovers magical abilities, but the teenage witch finds that she cannot conjure herself true love, so what?
Votes: 7,317 | Gross: $0.03M
43. Look Who's Talking (1989)
6 | 93 min | Comedy
After a single, career-minded woman is left on her own to give birth to the child of a married man, she finds a new romantic chance in a cab driver. Meanwhile, the point-of-view of the newborn boy is narrated through voice-over.
Votes: 71,147 | Gross: $140.09M
44. Kiki's vliegende koeriersdienst (1989)
103 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
A young witch, on her mandatory year of independent life, finds fitting into a new community difficult while she supports herself by running an air courier service.
45. UHF (1989)
97 min | Comedy, Drama
An unemployed visionary becomes the manager of a local public station. The station becomes a success, with all sorts of hilarious sight gags and wacky humor.
Votes: 23,491 | Gross: $6.16M
47. Always (1989)
122 min | Fantasy, Romance
The spirit of a recently deceased expert pilot mentors a newer pilot while watching him fall in love with the girlfriend that he left behind.
Votes: 25,417 | Gross: $43.86M
50. ¡Átame! (1989)
16 | 101 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
An unbalanced but alluring former mental patient takes a porn star prisoner in the hopes of convincing her to marry him.
Votes: 21,061 | Gross: $4.09M