1984 December Movies

Dune (1984)

Dune

  • 56%
  • PG-13
  • 137 min
  • Action

In the year 10,191, the world is at war for control of the desert planet Dune -- the only place where the time-travel substance Spice can be found. But when one leader gives up control, it's only so he can stage a coup with some unsavory characters.

Starman (1984)

Starman

  • 79%
  • PG
  • 115 min
  • Adventure

An alien takes the form of a young widow's husband and asks her to drive him from Wisconsin to Arizona. The government tries to stop them.

2010 (1984)

2010

    • PG
    • 116 min
    • Sci-Fi

    A joint American-Soviet space expedition is sent to Jupiter to learn went happened to the U.S.S. Discovery against a backdrop of growing global tensions. Among the mysteries the expedition must explain are the appearance of a huge black monolith in Jupiter's orbit and the fate of H.A.L., the Discovery's sentient computer.

    Runaway (1984)

    Runaway

    • 47%
    • PG-13
    • 99 min
    • Action

    In the near future, a police officer specializes in malfunctioning robots. When a robot turns out to have been programmed to kill, he begins to uncover a homicidal plot to create killer robots... and his son becomes a target.

    The Cotton Club (1984)

    The Cotton Club

    • 75%
    • R
    • 127 min
    • Crime

    The Cotton Club was a famous night club in Harlem. The story follows the people that visited the club, those that ran it, and is peppered with the Jazz music that made it so famous

    A Passage to India (1984)

    A Passage to India

    • 85%
    • PG
    • 164 min
    • Adventure

    The film is set during the period of growing influence of the Indian independence movement in the British Raj. It begins with the arrival in India of a British woman, Miss Adela Quested (Judy Davis), who is joining her fiancé, a city magistrate named Ronny Heaslop (Nigel Havers). She and Ronny's mother, Mrs. Moore (Peggy Ashcroft), befriend an Indian doctor, Aziz H. Ahmed (Victor Banerjee).

    Birdy (1984)

    Birdy

    • 88%
    • 120 min
    • Drama

    Two young men are seriously affected by the Vietnam war. One of them has always been obsessed with birds - but now believes he really is a bird, and has been sent to a mental hospital. Can his friend help him pull through?

    Johnny Dangerously (1984)

    Johnny Dangerously

    • 47%
    • PG-13
    • 90 min
    • Comedy

    Set in the 1930's, an honest, goodhearted man is forced to turn to a life of crime to finance his neurotic mother's skyrocketing medical bills.

    A Christmas Carol (1984)

    A Christmas Carol

      • PG
      • 100 min
      • Comedy

      An old man who hates Christmas is taught the true meaning and spirit of Christmas by ghosts who show him his own past and present. He is also shown what the future holds for him if he doesn't change his behavior.

      Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo (1984)

      Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo

        • PG
        • 94 min
        • Drama

        Get ready for an "exuberant soul'train ride that bounces to the topsy-turvy beat of the street" (Los Angeles Times)! Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo captures the fun and flair of the '80sunderground breakdance phenomenon with electrifying moves, rapid-fire raps and nonstop music! Returning from the first film, Breakin', Lucinda Dickey, Adolfo "Shabba-Doo" Quinones and Michael "Boogaloo Shrimp" Chambers combine talent and tenacity to save a community center from a greedy developer bent on...

        Camille (1984)

        Camille

          • Unrated
          • 100 min
          • Drama

          Camille is a courtesan in Paris. She falls deeply in love with a young man of promise, Armand Duval. When Armand's father begs her not to ruin his hope of a career and position by marrying Armand, she acquiesces and leaves her lover. However, when poverty and terminal illness overwhelm her, Camille discovers that Armand has not lost his love for her. Written by Jim Beaver <[email protected]>

          City Heat (1984)

          City Heat

          • 23%
          • 93 min
          • Action

          Set in Kansas City in 1933, Eastwood plays a police lieutenant known simply by his last name, Speer. Reynolds plays a former cop turned private eye named Mike Murphy. Both Speer and Murphy served on the force together and were once good friends, but are now bitter enemies. When Murphy's partner is slain they team up again to fight the mob.

          Das Haus 1984 (1984)

          Das Haus 1984

            • Unrated
            • 56 min
            • Documentary

            Thomas Heise's documentary portrays the meeting of officials and citizens in the district office of Berlin-Mitte in 1984.The movie uniquely displays how socialist officals and citizens interact. Since finishing the film in GDR times was impossible for political reasons (it was in fact illegaly shot) it was first performed in 2001.

            Don't Open Till Christmas (1984)

            Don't Open Till Christmas

              • R
              • 86 min
              • Horror

              Somebody with very little Christmas spirit is killing anyone in a Santa suit one London holiday season, and Scotland Yard has to stop him before he makes his exploits an annual tradition.

              Frankenweenie (1984)

              Frankenweenie

                • PG
                • 29 min
                • Short

                When young Victor's pet dog Sparky (who stars in Victor's home-made monster movies) is hit by a car, Victor decides to bring him back to life the only way he knows how. But when the bolt-necked "monster" wreaks havoc and terror in the hearts of Victor's neighbors, he has to convince them (and his parents) that despite his appearance, Sparky's still the good loyal friend he's always been. Written by Kathy Li

                J'ai rencontré le Père Noël (1984)

                J'ai rencontré le Père Noël

                  • G
                  • 79 min
                  • Family

                  All Simon wants for Christmas is his parents (who are being held captive by an African warlord) back. So, he and another student stowaway on a flight to Lapland to find Santa Claus. There they meet St. Nick as well as a Christmas Fairy and an evil Ogre.

                  Little Ears: The Velveteen Rabbit (1984)

                  Little Ears: The Velveteen Rabbit

                  • 86%
                  • G
                  • 24 min
                  • Animation

                  Narrated by Meryl Streep, this is a version of Margery Williams' classic story about a rabbit that becomes real through the love of a young boy.

                  Mass Appeal (1984)

                  Mass Appeal

                    • 99 min
                    • Drama

                    A young seminarian rattles the established order at a Catholic parish run by an older pastor. (TCM.com)

                    Micki + Maude (1984)

                    Micki + Maude

                      • PG-13
                      • 118 min
                      • Comedy

                      TV reporter Rob Salinger is married to Micki, but because she's always busy working, they hardly ever spend time together. One night at which he got stood up by Micki again, Rob meets cellist Maude and they soon get romanticly involved. When it turns out Maude is pregnant with his baby, Rob decides to marry Maude. When he's on the verge of telling Micki, she tells him she's pregnant, so he doesn't have the heart to leave her, but he marries Maude anyway. Now married to two pregnant women who...

                      Mrs. Soffel (1984)

                      Mrs. Soffel

                        • PG-13
                        • 110 min
                        • Drama

                        Peter Soffel is the stuffy warden of a remote American prison around the turn of the century. His wife, Kate, finds herself attracted to prisoner Ed Biddle. She abandons her husband and children to help Ed and his brother Jack escape and accompanies them into the wintery wasteland.