1984 August Movies

Red Dawn (1984)

Red Dawn

  • 53%
  • PG-13
  • 114 min
  • Action

It is the mid-1980s. From out of the sky, Soviet & Cuban troops begin landing on the football field of a Colorado high school. In seconds, the paratroops have attacked the school & sent a group of teenagers fleeing into the mountains. Armed only with hunting rifles, pistols & bows and arrows, the teens struggles to survive the bitter winter & Soviet KGB patrols hunting for them. Eventually trouble arises when they kill a group of Soviet soldiers on patrol in the highlands. Soon, they will wage...

The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)

The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension

  • 71%
  • PG
  • 103 min
  • Adventure

Adventurer/surgeon/rock musician Buckaroo Banzai and his band of men, the Hong Kong Cavaliers, take on evil alien invaders from the 8th dimension.

The Woman in Red (1984)

The Woman in Red

  • 29%
  • PG-13
  • 87 min
  • Comedy

Teddy Pierce, your normal everyday married man, becomes obsessed with a beautiful woman whose red dress whooshes over her head from a gust of wind as she crosses a grate.

Dreamscape (1984)

Dreamscape

  • 78%
  • PG-13
  • 99 min
  • Adventure

The president of the United States is about to have a dream from which there is no waking up. Only one man can save him…a man who must plunge himself into the president's horrendous nightmare. Dennis Quaid stars as Alex Gardner, a psychically gifted young man recruited by Dr. Paul Novotny (Max Von Sydow) and the beautiful Dr. Jane DeVries (Kate Capshaw) in an experiment to aid patients disturbed by menacing nocturnal illusions. But corrupt high-ranking government official, Bob Blair...

C.H.U.D. (1984)

C.H.U.D.

    • R
    • 88 min
    • Horror

    A rash of bizarre murders in New York City seems to point to a group of grotesquely deformed vagrants living in the sewers. They are C.H.U.D. - Cannibalistic Humanoid Underground Dwellers.

    Sheena (1984)

    Sheena

      • PG
      • 117 min
      • Action

      Sheena's white parents are killed while on Safari. She is raised by the mystical witch woman of an African tribe. When her foster mother is framed for the murder of a political leader, Sheena and a newsman, Vic Casey are forced to flee while pursued by the mercenaries hired by the real killer, who hopes to assume power. Sheena's ability to talk to the animals and knowledge of jungle lore give them a chance against the high tech weapons of the mercenaries.

      Tightrope (1984)

      Tightrope

      • 82%
      • R
      • 115 min
      • Crime

      Wes Block (Eastwood) is a detective who's put on the case of a serial killer. His victims are young and pretty women, which he rapes and murders. The murders are getting personal when the killer chooses victims who are acquaintances of Block. Even his daughters are threatened.

      Bolero (1984)

      Bolero

        • R
        • 105 min
        • Drama

        The movie follows the tale of a young woman's sexual awakening and subsequent journey around the world in pursuit of her ideal lover.

        The Philadelphia Experiment (1984)

        The Philadelphia Experiment

        • 50%
        • PG
        • 102 min
        • Adventure

        Based on an "actual event" that took place in 1943. About a US Navy Destroyer Escort that disappeared from the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, and sent two men 40 years into the future to 1984.

        Cloak & Dagger (1984)

        Cloak & Dagger

        • 67%
        • PG
        • 101 min
        • Action

        11-year-old Davey, whose mother is dead and whose father doesn't spend nearly enough time with him. So the boy loses himself in video games--and even has an imaginary friend, a super-resourceful secret agent. When he accidentally comes into possession of a spy group's secret plans, and winds up on the run from them, he must learn to rely on himself and his imaginary pal to save his skin. But, in the end, Dad proves to be his real hero.

        Almanac of Fall (1984)

        Almanac of Fall

        • 100%
        • Unrated
        • 119 min
        • Drama

        Possibly inspired by the existential play No Exit by Jean-Paul Sartre, this story about five people living in close quarters in a small apartment conveys the same angst as Sartre's well-known story about the nature of hell. A single, older mother owns the apartment, where a nurse who has brought along a presumed lover tends her. The sick woman's son lives there, too, constantly thinking about how to get his hands on his mother's money. The last member of this unhappy "family" is a former...

        Cal (1984)

        Cal

        • 91%
        • 102 min
        • Drama

        Cal, a young man on the fringes of the IRA, falls in love with Marcella, a Catholic woman whose husband, a Protestant policeman, was killed one year earlier by the IRA.

        Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1984)

        Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

          • Unrated
          • 144 min
          • Drama

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          Choose Me (1984)

          Choose Me

          • 92%
          • 106 min
          • Comedy

          Several lost-soul night-owls, including a nightclub owner, a talkback radio relationships counseller, and an itinerant stranger have encounters that expose their contradictions and anxieties about love and acceptance.

          Frankenstein 90 (1984)

          Frankenstein 90

            • Unrated
            • 100 min
            • Comedy

            No overview found.

            Full Moon in Paris (1984)

            Full Moon in Paris

            • 100%
            • R
            • 100 min
            • Drama

            "He who has two women loses his soul, he who has two houses loses his mind." So it goes with Louise played by Pascale Ogier who is dissatisfied with her mundane life in a bleak Parisian new-town. She rents a pied-à-terre in the city so she can experience independence.

            Grandview, U.S.A. (1984)

            Grandview, U.S.A.

              • R
              • 97 min
              • Drama

              Life in the small town of Grandview, Illinois is one that is just like any other city or town. Tim Pearson, soon to be graduating high school wants to go to Florida to study oceanography. He meets Michelle "Mike" Cody and is attracted to her. She runs the local Demolition Derby place. Ernie "Slam" Webster is on of the drivers in the derby who's wife is cheating on him and wants to later on be with Mike. Tim falls for Mike and a big love triangle is about to happen.

              Joy of Sex (1984)

              Joy of Sex

                • R
                • 93 min
                • Comedy

                Teenager Leslie Hindenberg, mistakenly believing she has just weeks to live, decides she will lose her virginity before she dies.

                Kuai can che (1984)

                Kuai can che

                  • PG-13
                  • 98 min
                  • Action

                  Cousins Thomas and David, owners of a mobile restaurant, team up with their friend Moby, a bumbling private detective, to save the beautiful Sylvia, a pickpocket.

                  Night Shadows (1984)

                  Night Shadows

                    • R
                    • 99 min
                    • Horror

                    When two brothers, Josh and Mike, go to a small southern town for a vacation, they find most of the residents either dead or missing. When Mike himself goes missing, Josh teams up with the local sheriff and an attractive school teacher to find him until Josh discovers that the whole town and most of its people have been infected by a form of toxic waste, and they have all turned into toxic vampires whom prowl the streets at night for human blood! Written by Anonymous