1986 Romantic Drama Movies

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The Fly(1986)

| 1h 36min | Horror, Science Fiction
3.7/5 (with 1,483 votes)

When Seth Brundle makes a huge scientific and technological breakthrough in teleportation, he decides to test it on himself. Unbeknownst to him, a common housefly manages to get inside the device and the two become one.

Nine 1/2 Weeks(1986)

| 1h 57min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.1/5 (with 324 votes)

An erotic story about a woman, the assistant of an art gallery, who gets involved in an impersonal affair with a man. She barely knows about his life, only about the sex games they play, so the relationship begins to get complicated.

Betty Blue(1986)

3.7/5 (with 122 votes)

Betty Blue, a mentally unbalanced and sexually aggressive free spirit who becomes involved with Zorg, a repairman moonlighting as a writer. The two engage in a variety of sexual encounters, and grow more passionate toward each other. Betty finds Zorg’s book and is aggressively supportive; over time, but her instability catches up with her.


| 1h 50min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.1/5 (with 76 votes)

A skilled young hockey prospect hoping to attract the attention of professional scouts is pressured to show that he can fight if challenged during his stay in a Canadian minor hockey town. His on-ice activities are complicated by his relationship with the coach's daughter.

Children of a Lesser God(1986)

| 1h 59min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.5/5 (with 104 votes)

James, a new speech teacher at a school for the deaf, falls for Sarah, a pupil who decided to stay on at the school rather than venture into the big bad world. She shuns him at first, refusing to read his lips and only using signs.

The Green Ray(1986)

1h 38min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.7/5 (with 65 votes)

A lonely Parisian woman comes to terms with her isolation and anxieties during a long summer vacation.

Directed by Éric Rohmer - With Marie Rivière, Rosette, Béatrice Romand, Gérard Leleu, Irène Skobline, Julie Quéré, ...

Lady of the Night(1986)

1h 30min | Drama
2.6/5 (with 7 votes)

Angelina is tired of long serious relationships. One day she is brutally raped and she changes dramatically. Suddenly she is getting involved in more and more dangerous relations with unknown men until her behavior leads to a fatal crime.

Lady Jane(1986)

3.5/5 (with 37 votes)

The death of King Henry VIII throws his kingdom into chaos because of succession disputes. His weak son Edward, is on his deathbed. Anxious to keep England true to the Reformation, a scheming minister John Dudley marries off his son, Guildford to Lady Jane Grey, whom he places on the throne after Edward dies. At first hostile to each other, Guildford and Jane fall in love. But they cannot withstand the course of power which will lead to their ultimate downfall.

Devil in the Flesh(1986)

| 1h 54min | Drama, Romance / Love
2.9/5 (with 16 votes)

An Italian high school student becomes infatuated with a woman he sees outside his class window. Her fiancée is in jail for being involved in a radical movement, and she spends much time in court providing moral support. At first she resists the student's advances, but eventually begins an affair with him. Their situation is condemned by her family and his father, who is the woman's psychologist.


| 1h 36min | Drama, Romance / Love
2.9/5 (with 6 votes)

Robin and her father have a car accident. Her father dies. Robin is badly injured and cannot compete in gymnastics tournaments anymore. She lives with her mother and bad step-father. Robin is accepted to the school athlethics team but is not accepted by some other girls, so she works out at a friends house. Eventually Robin and her team compete in the national scholastic meet.


1h 49min | Crime, Drama
3.0/5 (with 16 votes)

Unable to find work after a past felony, graduate John Wisdom and his girlfriend embark on a cross-country bank-robbing spree in order to aid American farmers.

A Man and a Woman: 20 Years Later(1986)

1h 52min | Drama, Romance / Love
2.7/5 (with 10 votes)

Jean-Louis and Anne have had their fling and separated. Now 20 years have passed. He is still dating various women. She is now a big time director who's most recent film was a very expensive bomb. She comes up with the idea of making a romance based upon her fling with Jean-Louis. She contacts him to gain his permission. Jean-Louis is still in racing and goes away for a desert rally while she begins filming. She finds the mood of their romance difficult to recapture in her film.

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1h 52min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.6/5 (with 14 votes)

Pierre Belcroix and Marcel Blanc are violinists and lifelong friends living in Paris in the 1920s. While Marcel has become famous and Pierre has not, both are happy with their lives. Pierre is happily married to Romaine, a stylish young flapper. However, Marcel meets and falls in love with her, which Marcel little suspects.

Fire with Fire(1986)

1h 43min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.4/5 (with 15 votes)

A young woman from a Catholic school and a young man from a nearby prison camp fall in love and run away together to escape the law, the church and their parents.

Love Me Forever or Never(1986)

1h 50min | Drama
3.2/5 (with 5 votes)

Young and recently separated couple meet in a modern house and start discussing their past relationship.

Directed by Arnaldo Jabor - With Fernanda Torres

Violets Are Blue(1986)

1h 28min | Drama, Romance / Love
2.6/5 (with 3 votes)

After fifteen years of traveling around the world Gussie (Spacek), a famous photographer, returns to the Maryland coastal resort where she grew up.

Love Unto Wastes(1986)

4.0/5 (with 2 votes)

Four young people spend their time living the wild life - until one of them is brutally murdered in a burglary. The survivors come under the scrutiny of an eccentric cop, and their underlying fears and regrets slowly but surely emerge.

Directed by Stanley Kwan - With Tony Leung, Irene Wan, Elaine Jin, Tsai Chin, Chow Yun-fat, Winnie Yu, ...

Naan Adimai Illai(1986)

2h 20min | Drama
3.2/5 (with 2 votes)

Vijay and Priya fall in love and get married against her father's wishes. However, when they get separated after a fight, Priya's father plots to keep them away from each other.

Directed by Dwarakish - With Rajinikanth, Girish Karnad, Vijayakumar, Sridevi, Manorama

Vineyards For Us To Dwell In(1986)

2h 17min | Romance / Love, Drama
3.4/5 (with 6 votes)

Centred around a brewing romance, P. Padmarajan’s impeccable writing and direction paints a fascinating, layered portrait of a Syrian Christian family. Loosely inspired from the Biblical “Song of Songs,” this drama starring Mohanlal is a gem of ’80s Malayalam cinema.

Hey Babu Riba(1985)

1h 52min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.0/5 (with 5 votes)

In 1985, four middle-aged Yugoslav emigres return to Belgrade for the funeral of Mariana, their beautiful compatriot. They called her Esther, for Esther Williams, she was the coxswain for their four-man rowing team, and they each loved her. They'd last seen her in 1953, when they rowed her across the Adriatic, pregnant, to join her exiled father in Italy. In flashbacks we learn the story of their youthful baptism into sex, smoking, rock and roll (Hey Ba-ba-re-bop), Hollywood and Swedish films, blue jeans on the black market, and their rivalry with Ristic, the Communist Party youth leader for whom they had instant antipathy.

The Ballroom of Romance(1982)

3.5/5 (with 2 votes)

A lonely farmer's daughter hopes to find love at the village ballroom.

Directed by Pat O'Connor - With Brenda Fricker

The Malady of Love(1986)

1h 29min

Physician Robert Briand (Robin Renucci) runs a leper colony in the 15th century that takes in new residents who suffer from the ravages of syphilis. When the beautiful Marie-Blanche (Isabelle Pasco) is brought to the grim, prison-like facility, Robert finds she displays no apparent signs of disease. He risks everything when he falls in love with the woman and makes plans to run away with her. Erland Josephson plays Robert's father, with Piera Degli Esposti as Robert's faithful assistant Terese.

Swati Muthyam(1986)

2h 40min | Kids & Family, Drama
2.7/5 (with 3 votes)

After an autistic man impulsively marries a young widow, she must move to the city and ensure the welfare of her new family, against the glare of societal judgement and financial struggle.


1h 40min | Drama
2.5/5 (with 2 votes)

Jubiabá is a French-Brazilian film based on the homonymous novel by Jorge Amado.

Punnagai Mannan(1986)

2h 33min | Romance / Love, Drama
4.0/5 (with 2 votes)

Punnagai Mannan is a Tamil language film starring Kamal Haasan in the lead role of the protagonist. The film was directed by K. Balachander.The film opens with lead actor Kamal Hassan and his love interest Rekha,attempting suicide from a cliff. In this attempt, Rekha is killed but Kamal survives the fall. It is later revealed that the attempt was because of the obstacles in their love life placed by Rekha's father.At this point, Kamal is advised by his uncle (also played by Kamal) that suicide is escapist, and a sign of weakness. Kamal agrees and gets on with his...

Directed by K. Balachander - With Kamal Haasan, Revathi, Rekha, Srividya

State of Grace(1986)

1h 25min

She is Florence Vannier-Buchet. Married to Protestant banker Jean-Marc Buchet. Florence leads a major sporting goods company with happiness and firmness. He is Antoine Lombard, Professor, son of a teacher, he is Secretary of State at the Universities. He divides his time between his ministerial activity and his riding in the working class suburb of Chartres. An elected member of the "pink wave". They met during a stormy assembly of the CNPF. The action takes place in 1983. Florence is engaged in a daring industrial and financial operation, while Antoine is putting the finishing touches to a bill for the renovation of Higher Education. Everything separates them and yet they do not manage to live separated from each other ...

My Two Loves(1986)

1h 40min

A widow emerges from her mourning after a year. She moves into a new apartment, gets a new job, and a gains a 'gentleman caller,' her late husband's partner and former best friend. Her daughter opposes the relationship and causes considerable confusion. As she tries to work out her problems, she confides in a fellow worker. The friend offers her a shoulder to cry on and ultimately suggests that they have a relationship. Surprised and more confused than ever, she does find herself drawn to her friend.

Directed by Noel Black - With Mariette Hartley

A Thorn in the Heart(1986)

1h 30min | Drama
1.8/5 (with 1 vote)

Guido, a young idler with a gambling problem falls in love with Caterina a mysterious girl. A torrid affair follows thereafter. When Caterina leaves him Guido investigates her past and learns she had a lot of lovers.


1h 40min | Romance / Love, Drama
2.5/5 (with 1 vote)

A British girl falls for a French man while on vacation.

Last Song in Paris(1986)

1h 32min | Romance / Love
4.5/5 (with 1 vote)

Louie (Leslie Cheung), a spoiled pop star, has a one-night stand with beautiful dancer, Anita (Anita Mui). When Anita tells Louie that she dreamed of becoming a singer, he brings her to the stage and becomes a star. Anita has fallen in love with Louie, but Louie loves Julia (Joey Wong). However, Louie later finds out that Julia is dating his father, Kent (Paul Chu). Louie then leaves Hong Kong and heads to Paris leaving his career behind. Then he meets, Yuan Yu-shih (Cecilia Yip), a Vietnamese refugee that suffers from a war wound. In Paris, Louie lives his new life happily as a dishwasher with his new lover. However, his past life starts to come back when Anita comes to pay a visit.

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