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In 1930's Kenya, a Danish plantation owner (Meryl Streep) has a doomed love affair with a big game hunter (Robert Redford).
Steven Spielberg directed this adaptation of Alice Walker's novel which follows the life of an unloved black woman (Whoopi Goldberg) in the early 20th century.
A teenage boy (Michael J Fox) who travels back in time must ensure that his father and mother meet or he may never be born.
A political South American prison (Raul Julia) shares his cell a gay man (William Hurt) who amuses him with tales of imaginary melodramatic films.
To protect a young boy who saw a murder, a cop (Harrison Ford) joins an Amish community.
A mousy Depression-era waitress (Mia Farrow) is shocked when her movie-star hero (Jeff Daniels) walks off the screen and into her life.
Five high school misfits (including Judd Nelson & Molly Ringwald) bond while serving a weekend detention.
A bureaucrat (Jonathan Pryce) in a dysfunctional society who tried to fix a minor problem ends up as an enemy of the state aided by a rogue repairman (Robert De Niro).
Two prisoners (Jon Voight, Eric Roberts) escape a brutal Alaskan prison but end up on an out-of-control railcar.
A non-conformist mother (Cher) ensures her son (Eric Stoltz) lives as normally as possible despite his hideous deformations.
Outcasts (Kevin Kline, Scott Glenn, Kevin Costner, Danny Glover) battle injustice in a small 1880s Arizona town in this amalgam of western tropes.
Two mob killers (Jack Nicholson, Kathleen Turner) fall in love then are hired to kill each other.
A victim of a vengeful lynch mob (Robert Englund) attempts revenge by fatally haunting the dreams of the mob's children.
A child-like eccentric (Paul Reubens) goes on a cross-country quest to recover his beloved bicycle.
An elderly group (including Don Ameche, Jessica Tandy) are revitalized after an accidental encounter with alien pods in a swimming pool.
A military contractor (Timothy Hutton) and his drug-dealer friend (Sean Penn) become Soviet spies.
A fable based on a fictional meeting of Marilyn Monroe (Theresa Russell), her husband Joe DiMaggio (Gary Busey), Einstein, and Sen McCarthy (Tony Curtis). Real names are not used.
A ballet dancer (Mikhail Baryshnikov) who defected returns to Russia due to his plane's forced landing. He plots with an American expatriate (Gregory Hines) to re-escape.
A sarcastic journalist (Chevy Chase) disguised as a beach bum is offered $50,000 to kill a man.
Two young brothers (Sean Astin, Josh Brolin) and their friends try to save their neighborhood with the use of a pirate treasure map.
A bored housewife (Rosanna Arquette) gets amnesia and is mistaken for a mobster's ex-girlfriend (Madonna).
A young man (Tom Cruise)and his elven allies must stop a demon from plunging the world into eternal darkness.
Six guests (including Eileen Brennan, Martin Mull) with colorful last names must solve the murder of Mr Boddy.
Seven self-absorbed Georgetown graduates (including Emilio Estevez, Rob Lowe) awkwardly adjust to adulthood.
A medieval thief (Matthew Broderick) aids star-crossed lovers (Rutger Hauer, Michelle Pfeiffer) to break the curse separating them.
When their professor (William Atherton) steals their laser research project, two brilliant students (Val Kilmer, Gabe Jarret) plot to retrieve it.
In a dystopian future, a loner (Mel Gibson) is rescued by a tribe of children and returns to settle a score with an old enemy (Tina Turner).
Bored after their happy ending, a couple (Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner) accept a sheik's invitation to further adventures.
A former Green Beret (Sylvester Stallone) is freed from US prison and sent to rescue MIA comrades in Vietnam.
During an intergalactic war, a human (Dennis Quaid) and a reptilian alien (Louis Gossett Jr) must learn to co-exist on a hostile planet.
Two nerds (including Anthony Michael Hall) create the perfect woman (Kelly LeBrock) with their computer.
Yes, their 1985 48k memory home computer.
In the time of barbarians and wizards, an auburn-haired woman (Brigitte Nielsen) armed with a magic sword must defeat an evil queen (Sandahl Bergman).
When a Russian boxer (Dolph Lundgren) kills his friend in the ring, a former champ (Sylvester Stallone) dons the gloves again.
An American family (led by Chevy Chase) win a trip to London, Paris, Germany and Rome where cultures clash and hilarity ensues.
A British spy (Roger Moore) stops an industrialist's (Christopher Walken) plot to create an international monopoly on microchips.
A stage director (Michael Douglas) holds a casting call for dancers in this adaptation of a long-running Broadway musical.
A teenage boy (Michael J Fox) discovers that his lycanthropy is a boon to his ability to play basketball.
Quitting their jobs, a yuppie couple (Albert Brooks, Julie Hagerty) cross the country in a Winnebago. It doesn't go well.
During the California gold boom, a preacher (Clint Eastwood) tries to protect local ranchers from a ruthless mine developer.
A retired army colonel (Arnold Schwarzenegger) must rescue his kidnapped daughter, aided by a frazzled stewardess (Rae Dawn Chong).

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