1981 January Movies

Home Sweet Home (1981)

Home Sweet Home

    • Unrated
    • 85 min
    • Horror

    An escaped mental patient steals a station wagon and makes his way to the Bradleys' Thanksgiving celebration, where he plans to make them a little less thankful...

    Le notti del terrore (1981)

    Le notti del terrore

      • 85 min
      • Horror

      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 his manor to reveal his discovery. However, they never get around to meeting the professor. Out of the blue, the zombies attack them and they seek shelter in the mansion.

      Lili Marleen (1981)

      Lili Marleen

        • R
        • 120 min
        • Drama

        Lili Marleen is the story of a German singer named Wilkie who while working in Switzerland falls in love with a Jewish composer named Robert who’s family is helping people to flee from the Nazis. Roberts family is skeptical of Walkie thinking she could be a Nazi as she becomes famous for singing Lili Marleen.

        Loch Ness Horror (1981)

        Loch Ness Horror

          • PG
          • 89 min
          • Adventure

          Hunters set out to catch the legendary Scottish monster that has defied explanation and eluded capture since the 1940s.

          Macbeth (1981)

          Macbeth

            • Unrated
            • 132 min
            • Documentary

            An adaptation of Shakespeare's play.

            Mad Foxes (1981)

            Mad Foxes

              • Unrated
              • 77 min
              • Action

              A man seeks revenge after a biker gang murders his family.

              Muddy River (1981)

              Muddy River

                • Unrated
                • 105 min
                • Drama

                Two boys, whose parents ply their trade by the mouth of a muddy river in Osaka, become close friends. The two families' "businesses" are in fact dining and prostitution. When Nobou, the restauranteur's son, loses his pocket money during the Tenjin Festival, Kiichi, the prostitute's boy, invites him home, and he learns the truth. Written by L.H. Wong <[email protected]>

                Mystics in Bali (1981)

                Mystics in Bali

                  • Unrated
                  • 86 min
                  • Fantasy

                  Researching a book that takes her to Bali and the black magic cult of Leák, Cathy meets an evil witch which promises to train her in the dark arts. Tricked, Cathy is turned into a Penanggalan; a flying vampire with internal organs hanging from her neck. It is now up to the local holy men who are then enforced to do battle with the forces of evil. Written by Cinema_Fan

                  Night of the Zombies (1981)

                  Night of the Zombies

                    • R
                    • 88 min
                    • Horror

                    Investigators search for soldiers' missing bodies, and hear unbelievable rumors about zombies. Dismissing those rumors they set out to investigate. After two men are found dead, CIA special-agent Nick Monroe is sent to flush out what are suspected to be deserters from the old U.S. Army Chemical Corps unit. Nick's ruthless investigation uncovers a ghoulish plot of world domination, but first he must escape the horror that does not want to be known... yet! Written by Chris Mayo...

                    Night School (1981)

                    Night School

                      • R
                      • 88 min
                      • Horror

                      A Boston police detective investigates a series of gruesome decapitations of various college coeds commited by a helmeted, black-leather clad serial killer which leads him to suspect a well known anthropology professor as well as his female live-in assistant. Written by Anonymous

                      Orderly or Disorderly (1981)

                      Orderly or Disorderly

                      • 60%
                      • Unrated
                      • 17 min
                      • Documentary

                      A sense of order is the necessary basis of any good social organisation. To illustrate this axiom, Kiarostami presents a series of paired scenes in this educational short film in which the same action is first shown in an organised way and then in an anarchic one. The film crew, however, finds it difficult to organise disorder.

                      Othello (1981)

                      Othello

                        • Unrated
                        • 195 min
                        • Documentary

                        Othello, a Moorish general in the service of the Venetian state, is disdained for his race but valued for his military skills. He weds Desdemona in a mixed-race marriage that offends her father. Jealous of Othello's triumphs and high-standing, and suspicious that his commander may once have bedded his own wife, Othello's lieutenant Iago plots to sabotage Othello's career and marriage. He plants in Othello's mind the suspicion that Desdemona is unfaithful and provides false...

                        Pornô! (1981)

                        Pornô!

                          • 83 min
                          • Drama

                          Three tales of the erotic: Two young ladies experiment with lesbianism, a handsome and wealthy socialite makes a beautiful woman patiently wait to make love to him, and a gorgeous, but controlling and dominating blind woman makes a hunky stud her sexual hostage in her swanky mansion home.

                          Run Rebecca, Run! (1981)

                          Run Rebecca, Run!

                            • Unrated
                            • 80 min

                            Simone Buchanan plays a young camera fanatic who is marooned on a desert island. Here she is threatened by a refugee from South America (Henri Szeps) who isn't keen on having his whereabouts known. Hostility melts into friendship before the rescue boats arrive.

                            - Written by

                            Anonymous

                            Shao Lin tong zi gong (1981)

                            Shao Lin tong zi gong

                              • Unrated
                              • 20 min
                              • Action

                              After the massacre of a small village a group of survivors lead by one of man called Ah Tien is trained by a mysterious monk in the deadly arts of the Shaolin Chastity Kung Fu. The group of survivors includes women and children but this is not an obstacle for them to get the training, after they learn the arcane secrets of Tong Zi Kung, the remaining villagers decide to avenge their loved ones and face the people responsible for their deaths, the Nine Devil Gang. Written by MRPHANTASM

                              The Eagle's Killer (1981)

                              The Eagle's Killer

                                • 91 min
                                • Action

                                In this classic martial arts film, Lo (Hwang Jang Lee) is a fighter who kills for money and is trained in the powerful Eagle's Claws style of fighting. Lo is hired to kill a man named Tai (John Chang), and Tai prepares himself by seeking out a master to teach him the Eagle Fist style so that he may combat Lo's powerful Eagle's Claws.

                                The Great Barrier Reef (1981)

                                The Great Barrier Reef

                                  • NR
                                  • 39 min
                                  • Documentary

                                  An examination of Australia's Great Barrier Reef, with reflections on complex ecosystems and the effect of people on the environment.

                                  The Incredible Shrinking Woman (1981)

                                  The Incredible Shrinking Woman

                                    • PG
                                    • 88 min
                                    • Sci-Fi

                                    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 of a group of people who want to take over the world. This evil group plots to kidnap Pat and perform experiments on her so that they can eventually shrink everyone.

                                    The Outsider (1981)

                                    The Outsider

                                      • Unrated
                                      • 122 min
                                      • Documentary

                                      A talented but irresponsible violinist ruins his marriage with his drinking and antisocial behaviour.

                                      The Queen of Black Magic (1981)

                                      The Queen of Black Magic

                                        • R
                                        • 90 min
                                        • Horror

                                        A woman is seduced by and cast aside by a fickle lover. When the lover marries another woman who starts hallucinating during their wedding, she is accused of being a witch and thrown to her death over a cliff. A strange man rescues her, nurses her back to health, and is told that she must master black magic in order to exact vengeance on her tormentors. She casts a variety of spells over the populace--with the male population as her favorite target, and becomes the queen of black magic. But...