Worst Films of 1989by christophershobris | created - 25 Sep 2015 | updated - 25 Sep 2015 | Public
Coming to the end of the 80's for films. Good films come as often as bad ones do. These films are considered the stink piles of the year, as we go back in time to find those films we would like to forget. So why are we? Well its just as fun to point out the bad as much as the good. These will be listed by the percentage given by Rotten Tomatoes.com. Enjoy!
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1. Dream a Little Dream (1989)
PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An accident puts the consciousness of an elderly dream researcher into the body of a bratty teenager. The problem? The kid prefers dreamworld limbo to real life.
Votes: 5,909 | Gross: $5.55M
R | 100 min | Adventure, Horror, Thriller
A boatful of graduating high school students headed to Manhattan accidentally pull Jason Voorhees along for the ride.
Votes: 30,398 | Gross: $14.34M
3. Communion (1989)
R | 107 min | Biography, Drama, Horror
Oct.4 and Dec.26 the Strieber family drives from NYC to their cabin in the woods. Both nights there are some powerful lights outside and maybe aliens. The dad is mentally affected by the "bad dream", goes to the shrink and is hypnotized.
Votes: 5,090 | Gross: $1.92M
4. See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989)
R | 103 min | Comedy, Crime
Dave is deaf, and Wally is blind. They witness a murder, but it was Dave who was looking at her, and Wally who was listening.
Votes: 44,686 | Gross: $46.91M
5. Cyborg (1989)
R | 86 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A martial artist hunts a killer in a plague-infested urban dump of the future.
Votes: 27,421 | Gross: $10.17M
6. Three Fugitives (1989)
PG-13 | 96 min | Action, Comedy
A reformed bank robber is taken hostage by a desperate man during a bank hold up, but is forced to go on the run with his captor when they're both mistakenly thought to be in cahoots.
Votes: 10,046 | Gross: $40.59M
7. The Karate Kid Part III (1989)
PG | 112 min | Action, Drama, Family
Ostracised villain John Kreese attempts to gain revenge on Daniel and Miyagi, with the help of a Vietnam War comrade, the wealthy owner of a toxic waste disposal business.
Votes: 45,138 | Gross: $38.96M
8. Pink Cadillac (1989)
PG-13 | 122 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Skip tracer Tommy looks for bail-jumper Lou Ann. Her crime is marrying Roy, who left counterfeit money in their mobile home and got her arrested. She leaves Roy in his pink Cadillac full of money. His psycho friends want their money back.
Votes: 10,233 | Gross: $12.14M
9. Best of the Best (1989)
PG-13 | 97 min | Action, Drama, Sport
A team from the United States is going to compete against Korea in a Tae Kwon Do tournament. The team consists of fighters from all over the country--can they overcome their rivalry and work together to win?
Votes: 11,232 | Gross: $1.70M
10. The January Man (1989)
R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Mystery
Nick and Frank Starkey were both policemen. A scandal forced Nick to leave the force, now a serial killer has driven the police to take him back. A web that includes Frank's wife, bribery, ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,924 | Gross: $4.61M
11. Harlem Nights (1989)
R | 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: 18,600 | Gross: $60.86M
12. DeepStar Six (1989)
R | 99 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
At the bottom of the ocean, the DeepStar Six has just discovered a new and deadly alien menace.
Votes: 9,299 | Gross: $8.14M
13. K-9 (1989)
PG-13 | 101 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
To stop an elusive criminal, a maverick detective enlists the aid of a police dog who's an unusually intelligent smart alec.
Votes: 29,899 | Gross: $43.25M
14. Bert Rigby, You're a Fool (1989)
R | 94 min | Comedy, Musical
Bert Rigby lives in the small dying town Langmore, where most people depend on badly doing mining corporation. While his fellows are on strike once again, he decides to try his luck in ... See full summary »
Votes: 232 | Gross: $0.08M
15. Heart of Dixie (1989)
PG | 95 min | Drama
Three young sorority women try to find love with potential men, while worrying about changes in their way of life when integration begins at their college in 1957 segregated Alabama.
Votes: 614 | Gross: $1.10M
16. The Wizard (1989)
PG | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A boy and his brother run away from home and hitch cross country with the help of a girl they meet to compete in the ultimate video game championship.
Votes: 12,903 | Gross: $14.28M
17. The Punisher (2004)
R | 124 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An undercover FBI agent becomes a vigilante assassin and sets out to unleash his wrath upon the corrupt businessman who slaughtered his entire family at a reunion.
Votes: 143,910 | Gross: $33.68M
18. Bloodhounds of Broadway (1989)
PG | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
This musical is based on four short stories by Damon Runyon. In one tale, gambler Feet Samuels sells his body to science just as he realizes that Hortense loves him and that he would rather... See full summary »
Votes: 1,093 | Gross: $0.04M
19. For Queen & Country (1988)
R | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A retired British soldier struggles to adjust to everyday life, with increasing difficulty.
Votes: 2,070 | Gross: $0.19M
20. Criminal Law (1988)
R | 117 min | Crime, Thriller
A lawyer defends a killer, but soon after he wins, he finds out that the killer is guilty.
Votes: 3,315 | Gross: $9.97M
21. Tango & Cash (1989)
R | 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: 90,226 | Gross: $63.41M
22. Fletch Lives (1989)
PG | 95 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
After receiving an inheritance in Louisiana, Los Angeles reporter Irvin Fletcher heads to the Belle Isle plantation where he gets himself into hilarious trouble.
Votes: 18,418 | Gross: $35.15M