Top 10 Films of 1986

  • 1. Stand by Me directed by Rob Reiner
  • 2. The Fly directed by David Cronenberg
  • 3. Platoon directed by Oliver Stone
  • 4. Blue Velvet directed by David Lynch
  • 5. Hannah and Her Sisters directed by Woody Allen
  • 6. Manhunter directed by Michael Mann
  • 7. The Mission directed by Roland Joffe
  • 8. Aliens directed by James Cameron
  • 9. A Better Tomorrow directed by John Woo
  • 10. Ferris Bueller's Day Off directed by John Hughes
Author Comments: 

This is my canon of the top 10 films of the year. I feel these films are the most important and contributed immensely to the advancement of the motion picture. If a movie you like is not listed here, it means I did not value it as highly as these 10 films.