1981 November Movies

Porky's (1981)

Porky's

  • 30%
  • R
  • 94 min
  • Comedy

The mother (and father) of all Teen Sex Gross Out comedies is set in the 1950's where there's only one thing on the male sex's mind. Well, sex to be correct. We have PEE WEE: the horny toad that is desperate to lose his virginity. TOMMY: the bad boy of the bunch. MEAT: tough jock whose nickname originates from his abnormally large body appendage. MICKEY: a wiseass redneck without a care in all the universe. BRIAN: the smart Jew. And TIM: the racist giving talents of his abusive father. Each one...

Ragtime (1981)

Ragtime

    • PG
    • 155 min
    • Drama

    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 City.

    Roar (1981)

    Roar

      • PG
      • 102 min
      • Adventure

      They lived with over 150 lions. In the house! The idea grew from Tippi Hedren and her husband's passion for cats -- VERY, LARGE CATS!!! Truly a family affair and a labor of love that you and your family will enjoy time and time again.

      The Prowler (1981)

      The Prowler

        • R
        • 89 min
        • Horror

        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 kids holding an annual Spring Dance.

        Venom (1981)

        Venom

        • 40%
        • R
        • 93 min
        • Horror

        International terrorists attempt to kidnap a wealthy couples child. Their plan comes unstuck when, a deadly Black Mamba sent by mistake instead of a harmless snake, escapes,and the terrorists and several hostages are trapped in the boy's London home. A tense evening is had by all as the snake creeps around the house picking off the various characters one by one. Written by R Lindsay

        Absence of Malice (1981)

        Absence of Malice

          • PG
          • 116 min
          • Drama

          A prosecutor leaks a false story that liquor warehouse owner Michael Gallagher is involved in the murder of a union head, and as newspaper reporter Megan Carter picks up the story and attempts to find the real truth, Gallagher's life begins to unravel.

          Brooklyn Bridge (1981)

          Brooklyn Bridge

            • Unrated
            • 58 min
            • Documentary

            The “Great East River Bridge” was the largest bridge of its era, a technical achievement of unparalleled scope, marked by enormous construction problems, equally ingenious solutions and heroic human achievement. In unexpected and wonderful ways, the Brooklyn Bridge captured the imagination of all Americans, and in the process became a symbol in American culture of strength, vitality, ingenuity and promise. In Brooklyn Bridge, Ken Burns captures the physical majesty of this greatest of all...

            Burning an Illusion (1981)

            Burning an Illusion

              • R
              • 101 min
              • Drama

              A young black woman in England becomes increasingly frustrated with her life with her lazy, demanding boyfriend, and with the help of friends seeks something better.

              Coup de torchon (1981)

              Coup de torchon

                • 128 min
                • Comedy

                In 1938 in the french West Africa, Lucien Cordier is a weak and corrupted policeman despised by the local bad boys. His wife is openly cheating on him and he hasn't got any self-respect anymore. But when comes the occasion, his revenge will be terrible.

                Davaro (1981)

                Davaro

                  • 94 min
                  • Adventure

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                  Faces of Death II (1981)

                  Faces of Death II

                    • PG
                    • 85 min
                    • Documentary

                    This movie continues in the same vein as F.O.D. 1 with short scenes of death related material. Mortuarys, accidents, police work are filmed by TV crews and home video cameras. Some of the material are most likely fake, some not as likely. Written by Martin Blom <[email protected]>

                    Frankenstein Island (1981)

                    Frankenstein Island

                      • PG
                      • 97 min
                      • Horror

                      When a hot-air balloon crashes on a remote island, the crew discovers Dr. Frankenstein's ancestor carrying on the family work, along with a race of mutants and a population of Amazons. Written by Jeremy Lunt <[email protected]>

                      Freddie the Freeloader's Christmas Dinner (1981)

                      Freddie the Freeloader's Christmas Dinner

                        • Unrated
                        • 60 min
                        • Comedy

                        Freddie the Freeloader sets out to have Xmas dinner in a very expensive New York restaurant with his good friend, the Professor. Along the way he stops in a hospital to entertain some children on Xmas. Red Skelton does a couple of songs on his own & a duet with Vincent Price. Written by GEORGE W HUDSON

                        Goliath Awaits (1981)

                        Goliath Awaits

                          • PG
                          • 200 min
                          • Adventure

                          During World War II the passenger liner "Goliath" is sunk by a German submarine. Portions of the ship's hull remain airtight, and some of the passengers and crew survive. Over the decades they build a rigidly regulated society completely isolated from the surface world, until in contemporary times a diving team begins to explore the wreck. Written by Marg Baskin <[email protected]>

                          P.S. I Love You (1981)

                          P.S. I Love You

                            • Unrated
                            • Romance

                            A Filipino drama romance film directed by Eddie Garcia.

                            Race for the Yankee Zephyr (1981)

                            Race for the Yankee Zephyr

                              • PG
                              • 108 min
                              • Action

                              In a lake high in the mountains of New Zealand hunter Gibbie Gibson discovers a plane wreck from ww-ii. When he tells it around, a gang of crooks follows and threatens him and his daughter, because they know there are 50 million dollars in the wreck. Helicopter pilot Barney helps Gibbie against them, risking his life thereby.

                              - Written by

                              Tom Zoerner <[email protected]>

                              Shivers (1981)

                              Shivers

                                • Unrated
                                • 106 min

                                Set in the early 1950's, during the Stalin's Personality Cult. The story opens in a provincial town. Tomek's father, a former member of the Home Army is arrested so the mother is left with the task of raising two kids alone. The neighbor upstairs commits suicide when her husband is also arrested and transported to the prison camp. It's winter so the kids keep their hands warm at school by hand-beating themselves. The teachers at school are mean, narrow minded idealists, When...

                                The Looney, Looney, Looney Bugs Bunny Movie (1981)

                                The Looney, Looney, Looney Bugs Bunny Movie

                                  • G
                                  • 79 min
                                  • Family

                                  This is the second feature-length film containing classic Warner Brothers cartoons linked together by newly animated footage. It is divided into three parts, all of which are being shown in a theater as part of a film ceremony honoring the classic Looney Tunes characters. Part 1 involves Yosemite Sam's pact with the Devil to exchange his place in Hell with Bugs Bunny, provided that Sam can lure Bugs into sin and then kill him. Part 2 is a parody of TV crime-fighting dramas as Bugs is...

                                  The Prodigal Son (1981)

                                  The Prodigal Son

                                    • R
                                    • 100 min
                                    • Action

                                    A rich man's son (Yuen Biao) believes himself to be the best kung fu fighter in Canton. Unfortunately, his father, anxious for his son's safety, bribes all his opponents to lose. After a humiliating defeat at the hands of an actor in a traveling theatre company, the son resolves to find a better teacher. Furious kung fu battles and slapstick comedy. Written by Richard Hills <[email protected]>

                                    The Pursuit of D.B. Cooper (1981)

                                    The Pursuit of D.B. Cooper

                                      • PG
                                      • 100 min
                                      • Adventure

                                      A speculation on the fate of the famous hijacker who parachuted with his ransom and disappeared in the mountains, has Cooper following a meticulous plan to disappear into anonymity despite the best efforts of a dogged cop.

                                      - Written by

                                      Keith Loh <[email protected]>