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Favorite Action Films: 1986-1987

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People who added this item 83 Average listal rating (66 ratings) 5.6 IMDB Rating 5.5


Directed by: Sidney J. Furie
Produced by: Ron Samuels, Joe Wizan, Lou Lenart, and Kevin Alyn Elders
Written by: Kevin Alyn Elders and Sidney J. Furie
Cinematography: Adam Greenberg
Edited by: George Grenville
Music by: Basil Poledouris

Distributed by: Tri Star Pictures
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People who added this item 2330 Average listal rating (1512 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 7.8


Directed by: Brian De Palma
Produced by: Art Linson and Ray Hartwick
Written by: David Mamet
Based on the book by: Oscar Fraley and Elliot Ness
Cinematography: Stephen H. Burum
Edited by: Bill Pankow and Jerry Greenberg
Music by: Ennio Morricone

Distributed by: Paramount Pictures
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People who added this item 3461 Average listal rating (2452 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.4
Aliens (1986)


Directed by: James Cameron
Produced by: Gale Anne Hurd
Written by: James Cameron, Walter Hill, and David Giler
Based on characters by: Ronald Shussett and Dan O'Bannon
Cinematography: Adrian Biddle
Edited by: Ray Lovejoy
Music by: James Horner

Distributed by: 20th Century Fox
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People who added this item 2595 Average listal rating (1877 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.8
Predator (1987)


Directed by: John McTiernan
Produced by: Lawrence Gordon, Joel Silver, and John Davis
Written by: Jim Thomas and John Thomas
Cinematography: Donald McAlpine
Edited by: Mark Helfrich and John F. Link
Music by: Alan Silvestri

Distributed by: 20th Century Fox
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People who added this item 2757 Average listal rating (1871 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.6


Directed by: Paul Verhoeven
Produced by: Jon Davison, Ed Neumeier, Arne Schmidt, and Phil Tippett
Written by: Ed Neumeier and Michael Miner
Cinematography: Jost Vocano
Edited by: Frank J. Urioste
Music by: Basil Poledouris

Distributed by: Orion Pictures
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People who added this item 610 Average listal rating (414 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.7


Directed by: John Glen
Produced by: Albert R. Broccoli, Tom Pevsner, and Michael G. Wilson
Written by: Richard Maibaum and Michael G. Wilson
Based on the characters created by: Ian Fleming
Cinematography by: Alec Mills
Edited by: Peter Davies and John Grover
Music by: John Barry
Songs and lyrics by: Pal Waaktaar, John Barry, and Chrissie Hynde

Distributed by: MGM/UA
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People who added this item 2129 Average listal rating (1455 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.6


Directed by: Richard Donner
Produced by: Jennie Lew Tugen, Joel Silver, and Richard Donner
Written by: Jeffrey Boam and Shane Black
Cinematography: Stephen Greenblatt
Edited by: Stuart Baird
Music by: Michael Kamen and Eric Clapton
Song and lyrics by: Michael Kamen

Distributed by: Warner Bros.
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People who added this item 337 Average listal rating (251 ratings) 5.4 IMDB Rating 5.6
Raw Deal (1986)


Directed by: John Irvin
Produced by: Martha De Laurentiis and Dino De Laurentiis
Written by: Luciano Vincenzoni, Sergio Donati, Gary DeVore, and Norman Wexler
Cinematography: Alex Thomson
Edited by: Jane V. Coates
Music by: Chris Boardman, Tom Bähler, and Albhy Galuten

Distributed by: De Laurentiis Group
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People who added this item 221 Average listal rating (155 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 6.6
Stakeout (1987)


Directed by: John Badham
Produced by: Catherine Summers, John Badham, Gregg Champion, and Jim Kouf
Written by: Jim Kouf
Cinematography: John Seale
Edited by: Michael Ripps and Tom Rolfe
Music by: Arthur P. Rubinstein

Distributed by: Touchstone Pictures
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People who added this item 1278 Average listal rating (814 ratings) 5.6 IMDB Rating 6.1


Directed by: John G. Avildsen
Produced by: R.J. Louis and Jerry Weintraub
Written by: Robert Mark Kamen
Based on charecters created by: Robert Mark Kamen
Cinematography: James Crabe
Edited by: John G. Avildsen, David Garfield, and Jane Kurson
Music by: Bill Conti

Distributed by: Columbia Pictures
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People who added this item 70 Average listal rating (50 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 5.9


Directed by: Gary Sherman
Produced by: Barry Bernardi, Michael Patrick Goodman, Robert C. Brown, and Arthur M. Sarkissian
Written by' Michael Patrick Brown, Gary Sherman, and Brian Taggert
Cinematography: Alex Nepomniaschy
Edited by: Ross Albert
Music by: Joe Renzetti

Distributed by: New World Pictures
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People who added this item 29 Average listal rating (14 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.3


Directed by: Paul Michael Glaser
Produced by: Don Kurt, Michael Mann, and Michael Rauch
Written by: Leo Garen and Jack Baran
Cinematography: Reynaldo Villalobos
Edited by: Jack Hofstra
Music by: Michel Rubin

Distributed by: TriStar Pictures
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People who added this item 3071 Average listal rating (1990 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.9


Directed by: Tony Scott
Produced by: Bill Badalato, Jerry Bruckheimer, Don Simpson, and Warren Skaaren
Written by: Jim Cash, Jack Epps, Jr., and Warren Skaaren
Based on the article, "Top Guns" by: Ehud Yonay
Cinematography: Jeffrey L. Kimball
Edited by: Billy Weber and Chris Lebenzon
Music by: Harold Faltermeyer

Distributed by: Paramount Pictures
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People who added this item 375 Average listal rating (237 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.5


Directed by: John Woo
Produced by: Hark Tsui and John Woo
Written by: John Woo, Hing-Ka Chan, and Suk-Wah Leung
Cinematography: Wing-Hang Wong
Edited by: Ma Kim and David Wu
Music by: Joseph Koo

Distributed by,: Cinema City Enterprises
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People who added this item 71 Average listal rating (39 ratings) 5.2 IMDB Rating 5.8


Directed by: Hal Ashby
Produced by: Mark Damon, John W. Hyde, and Stephen J. Roth
Written by: Oliver Stone, R. Lance Hill, Hal Ashby, and Robert Towne
Based on the novel by: Lawrence Block
Cinematography: Stephen H. Burum
Edited by: Robert Lawrence and Stewart H. Pappe
Music by: James Newton Howard

Distributed by: 20th Century Fox
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People who added this item 330 Average listal rating (233 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.9


Directed by: Clint Eastwood
Produced by: Clint Eastwood and Fritz Manes
Written by: James Carabatsos, Dennis Hackin, and Dennis Stinson
Cinematography: Jack N. Green
Edited by: Joel Cox
Music by: Lennie Neilhaus

Distributed by: Warner Bros.
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People who added this item 455 Average listal rating (336 ratings) 5 IMDB Rating 5.4


Directed by: Gary Goddard
Produced by: Yoram Globus, Menahem Golan, and Edward R. Pressman
Written by: David Odell, Gary Goddard, and Stephen Tolkin
Based on characters created by: Roger Sweet, Donald F. Glut, Earl Norem, and Mark Taylor
Cinematography: Hanania Baer
Edited by: Anne V. Coates
Music by: Bill Conti

Distributed by: Cannon Films
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People who added this item 192 Average listal rating (134 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.7


Directed by: John Irvin
Produced by: Jerry Offsay, Marcia Nasatir, David Korda, and James Carabatsos
Written by: James Carabatsos
Cinematography: Peter MacDonald
Edited by: Peter Tanner
Music by: Philip Glass

Distributed by: Paramount Pictures
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Directed by: Sam Firstenberg
Produced by: Avi Lerner, Yoram Globus, and Menaham Golan
Written by: Gary Conway and James Booth
Based on charecters created by: Gideon Amir and Avi Kleinberger
Cinematography: Gideon Porath
Edited by: Michael J. Dutchie
Music by: George S. Clinton

Distributed by: Cannon Films Group
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People who added this item 720 Average listal rating (522 ratings) 5.6 IMDB Rating 5.8
Cobra (1986)


Directed by: George P. Cosmatoe
Produced by: James D. Brubraker, Yoram Globus, and Menaham Golan
Written by: Slyvester Stallone
Based on the novel, "Fair Game", by: Paula Gosling
Cinematography: Ric Waite
Edited by: Don Zimmerman and James D. Symons
Music by: Slyvester Levay

Distributed by: Cannon Films Group
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People who added this item 1257 Average listal rating (891 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.2


Directed by: John Carpenter
Produced by: Keith Barish, Larry J. Franco, and Paul Monash
Written by: Gary Goldman, W.D. Richter, and David Z. Weinstein
Cinematography: Dean Cundey
Edited by: Steve Mirkovich, Mark Warner, and Edward A. Warschilka
Music by: Alan Howarth and John Carpenter
Song and lyrics by: John Carpenter

Distributed by: 20th Century Fox
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People who added this item 1183 Average listal rating (814 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 6.5


Directed by: Tony Scott
Produced by: Jerry Bruckheimer, Don Simpson, Richard Tienken, and
Robert D. Wachs
Written by: Larry Ferguson, Warren Skaaren, Eddie Murphy, and Robert D. Wachs
Based on charecters created by: Danilo Bach and Daniel Petrie, Jr.
Cinematography: Jeffrey L. Kimble
Edited by: Chris Lebenzon, Michael Tronick, and Billy Weber
Music by: Harold Faltermeyer

Distributed by: Paramount Pictures
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People who added this item 82 Average listal rating (58 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.6


Directed by: Peter Hyams
Produced by: Lawrence Turman, David Foster, and Peter Hyams
Written by: Garry DeVore and Jimmy Huston
Cinematography: Peter Hyams
Edited by: Peter Mitchell
Music by: Rod Templeman
Song and lyrics by: Ron Templeman

Distributed by: MGM/UA
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People who added this item 4111 Average listal rating (2725 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.3


Directed by: Stanley Kubrick
Produced by: Jan Harlan, Michael Herr, and Stanley Kubrick
Written by: Stanley Kubrick, Michael Herr, and Gustav Has Ford
Based on the novel, "The Short Timers" by: Gustav Hasford
Cinematography: Douglas Milsome
Edited by: Martin Hill
Music by: Vivian Kubrick

Distributed by: Warner Bros.
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People who added this item 2637 Average listal rating (1681 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8.1
Platoon (1986)


Directed by: Oliver Stone
Produced by: A. Kitman Ho, John Daly, Derek Gibson, and Arnold Kopleson
Written by: Oliver Stone
Cinematography: Robert Richardson
Edited by: Clare Simpson
Music by: Georges Delerue

Distributed by: Orion Pictures
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People who added this item 73 Average listal rating (57 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 5.8


Directed by: Y.K. Kim and Woo-san Park
Produced by: Y.K. Kim, Joesph Diamand, and Woo-san Park
Written by: Y.K. Kim, Joesph Diamand, and Woo-san Park
Cinematography: Maximo Munzi
Edited by: Maximo Munzi
Music by: Jon McCallum
Songs and lyrics by: Angelo Janotti, Kathy Collier, Lloyd C. Sharpe, and Rick Hartzog

Distributed by: Drafthouse Films
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People who added this item 154 Average listal rating (115 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 5.9
The Wraith (1986)


Directed by: Mike Marvin
Produced by: John Kemeny
Written by: Mike Marvin
Cinematography: Reed Smoot
Edited by: Scott Conrad and Gary Rocklen
Music by: Michael Hoenig and J. Peter Robinson

Distributed by: New Century Vista Film Corporation
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People who added this item 140 Average listal rating (104 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.7
F/X (1986) (1986)


Directed by: Robert Mandel
Produced by: Dodi Fayed, Michael Peyser, and John Wiener
Written by: Robert T. Megginson and Gregory Fleeman
Cinematography: Miroslav Ondrícek
Edited by: Terry Rawlings
Music by: Bill Conti

Distributed by: Orion Pictures
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People who added this item 218 Average listal rating (163 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 5.6


Directed by: Menahem Golan
Produced by: Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus
Written by: James Bruner and Menahem Golan
Cinematography: David Gurfinkle
Edited by: Alain Jakubowicz
Music by: Jerry Goldsmith

Distributed by: Cannon Films Group
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People who added this item 1414 Average listal rating (925 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.6


Directed by: John Cornell
Produced by: John Cornell, John Scott, and Wayne Young
Written by: Ken Shadie, John Cornell, and Paul Hogan
Cinematography: Russell Boyd
Edited by: David Steven
Music by: Peter Best

Distributed by: Paramount Pictures
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People who added this item 739 Average listal rating (511 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.3


Directed by: Leonard Nimoy
Produced by: Harve Bennett, Brooke Breton, Kirk R. Thatcher, and Ralph Winter
Written by: Leonard Nimoy, Harve Bennett, Steve Meerson, Peter Krikes, and Nicholas Meter
Based on the TV series by: Gene Roddenberry
Cinematography: Donald Peterman
Edited by: Peter E. Berger
Music by: Lawrence Rosenman

Distributed by: Paramount Pictures
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People who added this item 225 Average listal rating (145 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7
The Hidden (1987)


Directed by: Jack Sholder
Produced by: Gerald T. Olson, Michael L. Meltzer, and Robert Shaye
Written by: Jim Kouf
Cinematography: Jacques Haitkin
Edited by: Michael N. Knue and Maureen O'Connell
Music by: Michael Convertino

Distributed by: New Line Cinema
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People who added this item 1420 Average listal rating (945 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.1
Highlander (1986)


Directed by: Russell Mulcahy
Produced by: William H. Panzer and Peter S. Davis
Written by: Gregory Widen, Peter Bellwood, and Larry Ferguson
Cinematography: Garry Fisher
Edited by: Peter Horness
Music by: Michael Kamen
Songs and lyrics by: Queen

Distributed by: EMI Films and 20th Century Fox
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People who added this item 1122 Average listal rating (779 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.7


Directed by: Phillip Michael Glaser
Produced by: Keith Barish, Rob Cohen, George Linder, and Tom Zinnenman
Written by: Steven E. deSouza
Based on the short story by: Stephen King
Cinematography: Thomas Del Ruth
Edited by: Mark Warner, Edward A. Warschilka, and John Wright
Music by: Harold Faltermeyer

Distributed by: Tri-Star Pictures
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People who added this item 291 Average listal rating (202 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 5.5


Directed by: Stephen King
Produced by: Martha Schumacher
Written by: Stephen King
Based on the short story "Trucks" by: Stephen King
Cinematography: Armando Nannuzzi
Edited by: Even A. Lottman
Music by: AC/DC

Distributed by: DeLaurentiis Entertainment Group
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People who added this item 276 Average listal rating (196 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.2
Runaway Train (1985)
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RoboCop, Aliens, kids looking for treasure, and Suoerman all play centre stage in 1986-1987!

Feel the need, the need for speed!

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