1981 movies
Reds

Reds

Reds
IMDb: 7.3
195 min

A radical American journalist becomes involved with the Communist revolution in Russia and hopes to bring its spirit and idealism to the United States.

Genre: Drama, History
Modern Problems

Modern Problems

Modern Problems
IMDb: 5.1
89 min

Jealous, harried air traffic controller Max Fielder, recently dumped by his girlfriend, comes into contact with nuclear waste and is granted the power of telekinesis, which he uses to not…

Mad Max 2

Mad Max 2

Mad Max 2
IMDb: 7.6
95 min

Max Rockatansky returns as the heroic loner who drives the dusty roads of a postapocalyptic Australian Outback in an unending search for gasoline. Arrayed against him and the other scraggly…

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Taps

Taps

Taps
IMDb: 6.8
126 min

Military cadets take extreme measures to insure the future of their academy when its existence is threatened by local condo developers.

Genre: Drama
Sharky’s Machine

Sharky’s Machine

Sharky’s Machine
IMDb: 6.3
122 min

Police officer Tom Sharky gets busted back to working vice, where he happens upon a scandalous conspiracy involving a local politician. Sharky\’s new \’machine\’ gathers evidence while Sharky falls in…

Neighbors

Neighbors

Neighbors
IMDb: 5.6
94 min

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
Heartbeeps

Heartbeeps

Heartbeeps
IMDb: 4.2
79 min

Domestic robots fall in love and run off together.

Quest for Fire

Quest for Fire

Quest for Fire
IMDb: 7.4
100 min

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
Rasmus and the Vagabond

Rasmus and the Vagabond

Rasmus and the Vagabond
IMDb: 6.7
105 min

9-year old orphan called Rasmus runs away from the orphanage. He meets a vagabond they call Paradise Oskar who likes to sing and play his accordion. Oskar makes the Rasmus…

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Puberty Blues

Puberty Blues

Puberty Blues
IMDb: 5.8
87 min

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

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Genre: Comedy, Drama
On Golden Pond

On Golden Pond

On Golden Pond
IMDb: 7.6
109 min

For Norman and Ethel Thayer, this summer on golden pond is filled with conflict and resolution. When their daughter Chelsea arrives, the family is forced to renew the bonds of…

Genre: Drama
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 min

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…

Ragtime

Ragtime

Ragtime
IMDb: 7.3
155 min

A young black pianist becomes embroiled in the lives of an upper-class white family set among the racial tensions, infidelity, violence, and other nostalgic events in early 1900s New York…

Genre: Drama
Absence of Malice

Absence of Malice

Absence of Malice
IMDb: 6.9
116 min

Megan Carter is a reporter duped into running an untrue story on Michael Gallagher, a suspected racketeer. He has an alibi for the time his supposed crime was committed but…

Porky’s

Porky’s

Porky’s
IMDb: 6.2
94 min

Set in 1954, a group of Florida high schoolers seek out to lose their virginity which leads them to seek revenge on a sleazy nightclub owner and his redneck sheriff…

Genre: Comedy
Roar

Roar

Roar
IMDb: 6.2
102 min

Roar follows a family who are attacked by various African animals at the secluded home of their keeper.

The Prowler

The Prowler

The Prowler
IMDb: 6.1
89 min

A masked killer, wearing World War II U.S. Army fatigues, stalks a small New Jersey town bent on reliving a 35-year-old double murder by focusing on a group of college…

Looker

Looker

Looker
IMDb: 6.1
94 min

Plastic surgeon Larry Roberts performs a series of minor alterations on a group of models who are seeking perfection. The operations are a resounding success. But when someone starts killing…

Halloween II

Halloween II

Halloween II
IMDb: 6.5
92 min

After failing to kill stubborn survivor Laurie and taking a bullet or six from former psychiatrist Dr. Sam Loomis, Michael Myers has followed Laurie to the Haddonfield Memorial Hospital, where…

Genre: Horror, Thriller
Saturday the 14th

Saturday the 14th

Saturday the 14th
IMDb: 4.7
75 min

After his family moves to a new house, a young boy discovers a mysterious book that details a curse hanging over the date of Saturday the 14th. Opening the book…

Dark Night of the Scarecrow

Dark Night of the Scarecrow

Dark Night of the Scarecrow
IMDb: 6.8
96 min

Bubba, an intellectually disabled man, is falsely accused of attacking a young girl. Disguised as a scarecrow, he hides in a cornfield, only to be hunted down and shot by…

Nightmare

Nightmare

Nightmare
IMDb: 5.7
97 min

A drug-treated schizophrenic plagued by horrible nightmares escapes from the hospital and goes on a killing spree.

Genre: Horror
The Pit

The Pit

The Pit
IMDb: 5.9
97 min

Twelve year-old Jamie Benjamin is a solitary misunderstood boy in his preteens. His classmates pick on him, his neighbors think he\’s weird and his parents ignore him. But now Jamie…

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The Professional

The Professional

The Professional
IMDb: 7.6
108 min

French secret agent Joss Baumont is sent to kill the president Njala of an African country. However, a counter-order is given before he can execute his mission and he is…

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Hospital Massacre

Hospital Massacre

Hospital Massacre
IMDb: 5.0
89 min

While receiving a routine check-up, a beautiful woman is stalked by a maniac out to avenge a childhood Valentine\’s Day humiliation.

Genre: Horror, Thriller
Strange Behavior

Strange Behavior

Strange Behavior
IMDb: 5.7
99 min

A scientist is experimenting with teenagers and turning them into murderers.

…All the Marbles

…All the Marbles

…All the Marbles
IMDb: 6.4
113 min

A two-bit promoter tries to take a women\’s wrestling team to the top.

The Evil Dead

The Evil Dead

The Evil Dead
IMDb: 7.5
85 min

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
Monster Hunter

Monster Hunter

Monster Hunter
IMDb: 5.4
96 min

A man has been driven insane by church-sanctioned scientific experimentation which also causes him to be nearly impossible to kill. He is pursued to America by a priest where he…

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Genre: Horror
My Dinner with Andre

My Dinner with Andre

My Dinner with Andre
IMDb: 7.8
110 min

Wallace Shawn and Andre Gregory, apparently playing themselves, share their lives over the course of an evening meal at a restaurant.

Genre: Comedy, Drama
True Confessions

True Confessions

True Confessions
IMDb: 6.3
108 min

A cop clashes with his priest brother while investigating the brutal murder of a young prostitute

Genre: Crime, Drama
So Fine

So Fine

So Fine
IMDb: 5.0
90 min

While trying to get his father out of a financial jam, a man comes up with an idea that turns into an unexpected overnight financial fashion success – the bottomless…

Genre: Comedy
The Boogens

The Boogens

The Boogens
IMDb: 5.6
95 min

Otherworldly creatures inhabit the bootleg tunnels underneath a small town mining community, and they kill any of the townsfolk who invade their home.

Genre: Horror
Mommie Dearest

Mommie Dearest

Mommie Dearest
IMDb: 6.7
129 min

In this biographical film, glamorous yet lonely star Joan Crawford takes in two orphans, and at first their unconventional family seems happy. But after Joan\’s attempts at romantic fulfillment go…

Genre: Drama
Das Boot

Das Boot

Das Boot
IMDb: 8.4
150 min

A German submarine hunts allied ships during the Second World War, but it soon becomes the hunted. The crew tries to survive below the surface, while stretching both the boat…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Lady Stay Dead

Lady Stay Dead

Lady Stay Dead
IMDb: 5.3
92 min

Millionairess actress-singer Marie Coleby (Deborah Couls) lives in a luxurious villa on a deserted beach. One afternoon following a TV commercial shoot at the villa she incites gardener Gordon Mason…

Genre: Horror
For a Cop’s Hide

For a Cop’s Hide

For a Cop’s Hide
IMDb: 6.5
105 min

A thriller starring and directed by Alain Delon about ex-cop who is after a drug pusher gang.

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The Killing of America

The Killing of America

The Killing of America
IMDb: 7.6
90 min

A documentary of the decline of America. It features a lot a great footage (most exclusive to this film) from race riots to serial killers and much-much more.

Don’t Go in the Woods

Don’t Go in the Woods

Don’t Go in the Woods
IMDb: 3.8
82 min

Four backpackers decide to take a hike in the mountains of Utah. But within the woods lurks a killer. But who…or what…is it? The lazy local sheriff blames bears. But…

Genre: Horror
Tuppen

Tuppen

Tuppen
IMDb: 5.8
97 min

In 1944, Cederqvist comes to a small cloth factory to see how the all-women employees can work more efficiently. At the beginning he is greeted with suspicion and his efforts…

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Genre: Comedy
Agony: The Life and Death of Rasputin

Agony: The Life and Death of Rasputin

Agony: The Life and Death of Rasputin
IMDb: 7.1
151 min

Details the life of the Russian monk Rasputin. The film shows his rise to power and how it corrupted him. His sexual perversions and madness ultimatly leads to his gruesome…

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Genre: Drama, History
Hell Night

Hell Night

Hell Night
IMDb: 5.9
101 min

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, Thriller
Body Heat

Body Heat

Body Heat
IMDb: 7.4
113 min

In the midst of a searing Florida heat wave, a woman convinces her lover, a small-town lawyer, to murder her rich husband.

Evilspeak

Evilspeak

Evilspeak
IMDb: 5.7
93 min

Bullied by classmates, a pudgy military-school student fights back by computer with the devil.

Genre: Horror
Private Lessons

Private Lessons

Private Lessons
IMDb: 5.2
87 min

Phillip Filmore is a naive, 15-year-old, preoccupied with sex, who develops a crush on Nicole Mallow, the new 30-something, French housekeeper and sitter to look after him when Phillip\’s father…

Genre: Comedy, Romance
An American Werewolf in London

An American Werewolf in London

An American Werewolf in London
IMDb: 7.5
97 min

Two American tourists in England are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists.

Genre: Comedy, Horror
The Legend of the Lone Ranger

The Legend of the Lone Ranger

The Legend of the Lone Ranger
IMDb: 5.0
98 min

When the young Texas Ranger, John Reid, is the sole survivor of an ambush arranged by the militaristic outlaw leader, Butch Cavendich, he is rescued by an old childhood Comanche…

The House by the Cemetery

The House by the Cemetery

The House by the Cemetery
IMDb: 6.2
87 min

A deranged killer lives in the basement of an old mansion and pops out occasionally to commit grisly murders that include be-headings.

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Genre: Horror
An Eye for an Eye

An Eye for an Eye

An Eye for an Eye
IMDb: 5.5
106 min

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…

Gallipoli

Gallipoli

Gallipoli
IMDb: 7.4
112 min

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…

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Secrets of the Satin Blues

Secrets of the Satin Blues

Secrets of the Satin Blues
IMDb: 4.8
91 min

A tale of sexual encounters of one woman and several friends, family members and acquaintances, as seen (and told) from the perspective of a pair of satin blue panties.

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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Student Bodies

Student Bodies

Student Bodies
IMDb: 5.6
86 min

Director Mickey Rose\’s zany send-up of teen slasher flicks features a maniacal psycho known as the Breather (played by Jerry Belson), who stalks –and murders– promiscuous students at a suburban…

Heavy Metal

Heavy Metal

Heavy Metal
IMDb: 6.7
90 min

A glowing orb terrorizes a young girl with a collection of stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror.

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Carbon Copy

Carbon Copy

Carbon Copy
IMDb: 5.6
92 min

A white corporate executive is surprised to discover that he has a black teen-age son who can\’t wait to be adopted into the, almost-exclusively-white community of, San Marino, California.

Genre: Comedy, Drama
Jaws of Satan

Jaws of Satan

Jaws of Satan
IMDb: 3.9
92 min

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

Comin’ at Ya!

Comin’ at Ya!

Comin’ at Ya!
IMDb: 5.1
91 min

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
Blow Out

Blow Out

Blow Out
IMDb: 7.4
108 min

Jack Terry is a master sound recordist who works on grade-B horror movies. Late one evening, he is recording sounds for use in his movies when he hears something unexpected…

Genre: Thriller
Eye of the Needle

Eye of the Needle

Eye of the Needle
IMDb: 7.1
112 min

A ruthless German spy, trying to get out of Britain with vital information about D-Day, must spend time with a young woman and her crippled husband.

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Wolfen

Wolfen

Wolfen
IMDb: 6.3
115 min

A New York cop investigates a series of brutal deaths that resemble animal attacks.

Genre: Drama, Horror
Zorro, The Gay Blade

Zorro, The Gay Blade

Zorro, The Gay Blade
IMDb: 6.2
93 min

George Hamilton stars in a dueling dual role as twin sons of the legendary Zorro. Soon after the dashing Don Diego Vega inherits his father\’s famous sword and costume, a…

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