Search results for "1981"
The Ondekoza

The Ondekoza

The Ondekoza
IMDb: 7.7
107

Japanese director Tai Kato’s last film, The Ondekoza is a documentary profiling a Japanese taiko drumming group based in the remote Sado Island, Japan. The film blurs the line between…

Genre: Documentary
The Chosen

The Chosen

The Chosen
IMDb: 7.1
105

The Chosen follows the story of two teenage boys determined to remain friends despite the deep differences between their two families. Set in New York during the 1940s, this provocative…

Genre: Drama
Beau Pere

Beau Pere

Beau Pere
IMDb: 7
123

Rémi is a man trapped in a deteriorating marriage. When his wife is unexpectedly killed in a car accident, Rémi is left with his stepdaughter, Marion, who chooses to stay…

Genre: Drama, Romance
Mephisto

Mephisto

Mephisto
IMDb: N/A
145

A German stage actor finds unexpected success and mixed blessings in the popularity of his performance in a Faustian play as the Nazis take power in pre-WWII Germany. As his…

Genre: Drama
Diva

Diva

Diva
IMDb: N/A
117

Jules, a young Parisian postman, secretly records a concert performance given by the opera singer Cynthia Hawkins, whom he idolises. The following day, Jules runs into a woman who is…

Ms .45

Ms .45

Ms .45
IMDb: 6.8
81

A shy and mute seamstress goes insane after being attacked and raped twice in one day. She wanders the New York streets at night in a sexy black dress with…

In the Shadow of the Sun

In the Shadow of the Sun

In the Shadow of the Sun
IMDb: 6.4
54

‘The Shadow of the Sun’ draws upon Derek Jarman’s interest with alchemical processes as a metaphor for reprocessing Super-8 film. Jarman once described film’s union of light and matter as…

Genre: Fantasy
The Evil Dead

The Evil Dead

The Evil Dead
IMDb: 7.5
85

When a group of college students finds a mysterious book and recording in the old wilderness cabin they’ve rented for the weekend, they unwittingly unleash a demonic force from the…

Genre: Horror
Stripes

Stripes

Stripes
IMDb: 6.9
106

John Winger, an indolent sad sack in his 30s, impulsively joins the U.S. Army after losing his job, his girlfriend and his apartment.

Genre: Action, Comedy
The Looney, Looney, Looney Bugs Bunny Movie

The Looney, Looney, Looney Bugs Bunny Movie

The Looney, Looney, Looney Bugs Bunny Movie
IMDb: 7.2
79

Bugs Bunny hosts an award show featuring several classic Looney Tunes shorts and characters. This movie was released in 1981 by Warner Bros. and was produced by Friz Freleng. New…

American Pop

American Pop

American Pop
IMDb: 7.3
96

The history of American popular music runs parallel with the history of a Russian Jewish immigrant family, with each male descendant possessing different musical abilities.

Nice Dreams

Nice Dreams

Nice Dreams
IMDb: 6.2
88

Cheech and Chong house sit for a marijuana grower and rip off the crop. Stalked by keystone-style cops, Los Guys have a series of encounters with L.A. area characters even…

Genre: Comedy
Burial Ground

Burial Ground

Burial Ground
IMDb: 5.7
85

Professor Ayres discovers a secret in an ancient stone and when he opens a crypt, he revives zombies that kill him. He had invited three couples to visit him in…

Genre: Horror
Night of the Werewolf

Night of the Werewolf

Night of the Werewolf
IMDb: 6
92

An evil witch brings back to life the infamous Elizabeth Bathory, who was executed several hundred years previously for murdering young women and bathing in their blood.

Genre: Horror
Deadly Blessing

Deadly Blessing

Deadly Blessing
IMDb: 5.6
100

After her husband dies of mysterious circumstances, a widow becomes increasingly paranoid of the neighboring religious community that may have diabolical plans for her.

Genre: Horror
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Miss Osbourne

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Miss Osbourne

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Miss Osbourne
IMDb: 6.2
92

It’s the engagement party for brilliant young Dr. Henry Jekyll and his fiancée, the beautiful Fanny Osbourne, attended by various pillars of Victorian society. But when people are found raped…

Genre: Horror
The Beyond

The Beyond

The Beyond
IMDb: 6.8
88

A young woman inherits an old hotel in Louisiana where, following a series of supernatural “accidents”, she learns that the building was built over one of the entrances to Hell.

Genre: Horror
An Eye for an Eye

An Eye for an Eye

An Eye for an Eye
IMDb: 5.6
106

Sean Kane is forced to resign from the San Francisco Police Department’s Narcotics Division when he goes berserk after his partner is murdered. He decides to fight alone and follows…

Comin’ at Ya!

Comin’ at Ya!

Comin’ at Ya!
IMDb: 5.1
91

A young couple’s wedding ceremony is brutally interrupted when a pair of outlaw brothers arrive and massacre almost everyone in sight. They kidnap the beautiful young bride and leave her…

Genre: Western
The French Lieutenant’s Woman

The French Lieutenant’s Woman

The French Lieutenant’s Woman
IMDb: 7
124

In this story-within-a-story, Anna is an actress starring opposite Mike in a period piece about the forbidden love between their respective characters, Sarah and Charles. Both actors are involved in…

Genre: Drama, Romance
Escape from New York

Escape from New York

Escape from New York
IMDb: 7.2
99

In 1997, the island of Manhattan has been walled off and turned into a giant maximum security prison within which the country’s worst criminals are left to form their own…

Gallipoli

Gallipoli

Gallipoli
IMDb: 7.4
112

As World War I rages, brave and youthful Australians Archy and Frank—both agile runners—become friends and enlist in the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps together. They later find themselves…

The Great Muppet Caper

The Great Muppet Caper

The Great Muppet Caper
IMDb: 7.2
95

Kermit and Fozzie are newspaper reporters sent to London to interview Lady Holiday, a wealthy fashion designer whose priceless diamond necklace is stolen. Kermit meets and falls in love with…

Quest for Fire

Quest for Fire

Quest for Fire
IMDb: 7.3
100

A colossal adventure odyssey that turns back the hands of time to the very beginning of man’s existence. 80,000 years ago, when man roamed the earth, he was exposed to…

Genre: Adventure, Drama
Hell Night

Hell Night

Hell Night
IMDb: 5.8
101

Four college pledges are forced to spend the night in a deserted old mansion where they get killed off one by one by the monstrous surviving members of a family…

Genre: Horror
Hospital Massacre

Hospital Massacre

Hospital Massacre
IMDb: 5.1
89

Divorcee Susan Jeremy goes to a local Los Angeles county hospital for a routine exam and finds herself stranded there while a maniac, dressed in a doctor’s surgical mask and…

Genre: Horror, Thriller
History of the World: Part I

History of the World: Part I

History of the World: Part I
IMDb: 6.9
92

An uproarious version of history that proves nothing is sacred – not even the Roman Empire, the French Revolution and the Spanish Inquisition.

Genre: Comedy
Happy Birthday to Me

Happy Birthday to Me

Happy Birthday to Me
IMDb: 6.1
110

Virginia is proud that she belongs to a clique. The best students at a private school. But before her 18th birthday, a grueling set of murders take place and her…

Honky Tonk Freeway

Honky Tonk Freeway

Honky Tonk Freeway
IMDb: 5.2
107

Ticlaw, a small town in Florida, has only one attraction: a safari park. The government constructs a freeway that passes near Ticlaw, but decides not to put an exit into…

Genre: Action, Comedy
The Hot Touch

The Hot Touch

The Hot Touch
IMDb: 5.3
93

A master art forger and his partner in crime, an art expert who can vouch for the authenticity of the forgeries, are making a bundle. An art dealer figures out…

Genre: Crime, Drama
The Incredible Shrinking Woman

The Incredible Shrinking Woman

The Incredible Shrinking Woman
IMDb: 5.5
88

After being exposed to a bizarre mixture of household chemicals, Pat Kramer begins to shrink. This baffles scientists, makes parenting difficult, warms the hearts of Americans, and captures the attention…

Jaws of Satan

Jaws of Satan

Jaws of Satan
IMDb: 4
92

A preacher whose ancestors were Druids battles Satan, who has taken the form of a huge snake.

It’s Magic, Charlie Brown

It’s Magic, Charlie Brown

It’s Magic, Charlie Brown
IMDb: 7.3
24

Charlie Brown suggests Snoopy go down to the library and take out some books. Snoopy gets there and finds only one book he likes; a book on magic. Upon learning…

Genre: Animation, Family
Knightriders

Knightriders

Knightriders
IMDb: 6.3
145

George Romero’s unusual story of a modern-day Renaissance troupe whose participants follow a medieval code of honor.

Lady Chatterley’s Lover

Lady Chatterley’s Lover

Lady Chatterley’s Lover
IMDb: 5.2
104

A film adaptation of D.H. Lawrence’s novel. After a crippling injury leaves her husband impotent, Lady Chatterly is torn between her love for her husband and her physical desires. With…

Genre: Drama, Romance
Neighbors

Neighbors

Neighbors
IMDb: 5.6
94

One man’s quiet suburban life takes a sickening lurch for the worse when a young couple move into the deserted house next door. From the word go it is obvious…

Genre: Comedy
The Nesting

The Nesting

The Nesting
IMDb: 4.8
104

A writer suffering from agoraphobia rents an isolated house so she can concentrate on her writing. She doesn’t know that the house is a former brothel, and is inhabited by…

Genre: Horror
Butcher, Baker, Nightmare Maker

Butcher, Baker, Nightmare Maker

Butcher, Baker, Nightmare Maker
IMDb: 6.4
96

Rejected by her lover, the only man left in Cheryl’s life is the orphaned nephew she has raised as her own son. She’ll stop at nothing to keep Billy with…

Genre: Horror, Thriller
The Postman Always Rings Twice

The Postman Always Rings Twice

The Postman Always Rings Twice
IMDb: 6.6
122

This remake of the 1946 movie of the same name accounts an affair between a seedy drifter and a seductive wife of a roadside cafe owner. This begins a chain…

Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Puberty Blues

Puberty Blues

Puberty Blues
IMDb: 5.9
87

The mating rituals of two teenage surf chicks from the southern suburbs of Sydney. Meet Sue, an Australian teenager in the late 70s, whose life mainly consists of doing what…

Genre: Comedy, Drama