1984 February Movies

Footloose (1984)

Footloose

  • 56%
  • PG
  • 107 min
  • Drama

Classic tale of teen rebellion and repression features a delightful combination of dance choreography and realistic and touching performances. When teenager Ren (Kevin Bacon) and his family move from big-city Chicago to a small town in the West, he's in for a real case of culture shock. Though he tries hard to fit in, the streetwise Ren can't quite believe he's living in a place where rock music and dancing are illegal. There is one small pleasure, however: Ariel (Lori Singer), a troubled but...

Repo Man (1984)

Repo Man

  • 98%
  • R
  • 92 min
  • Comedy

Young punk Otto becomes a repo man after helping to steal a car, and stumbles into a world of wackiness as a result.

Blame It on Rio (1984)

Blame It on Rio

  • 9%
  • R
  • 100 min
  • Comedy

Best friends and their daughters holiday in Rio only for one to fall for the other's daughter.

The Perils of Gwendoline in the Land of the Yik Yak (1984)

The Perils of Gwendoline in the Land of the Yik Yak

    • R
    • 105 min
    • Adventure

    A beautiful woman hires an intrepid adventurer to help find her father, who has disappeared in the jungle while searching for a rare and priceless butterfly. Along the way they run into cannibals, a race of Amazon warriors and all the usual attractions one would expect to find in a lost jungle.

    A Man Like Eva (1984)

    A Man Like Eva

      • Unrated
      • 92 min

      A bearded director named EVA, a fictive Rainer Werner Fassbinder, lives in a large house with his cast and crew as he films Dumas' Lady of the Camellias. His accountant informs him he has many unpaid bills and little cash on hand. EVA throws a fit and fires him. He then proceeds to play one person off against another, dismiss with cruelty his recent lover Ali, sleep openly with his leading lady Gudrun, and make a direct and public play for his leading man, Walter. He's...

      A mort l'arbitre (1984)

      A mort l'arbitre

        • Unrated
        • 82 min
        • Documentary

        Michel,a referee has to suffer the consequences of having whistled a penalty against a team which is supported by football hooligans.

        - Written by

        Film critic Lalit Rao (FIPRESCI)

        Baby (1984)

        Baby

          • Unrated
          • 115 min

          Baby is a young man who dreams of opening a gym. But he's gay and the man he loves is married and a criminal. Will Baby get involved/get caught/get his dreams fulfilled or destroyed?

          - Written by

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          Balkanski spijun (1984)

          Balkanski spijun

            • 95 min
            • Comedy

            Balkanski špijun is a 1984 Yugoslav comedy film. Ilija Čvorović (Bata Stojković), a former Stalinist who spent several years in a prison on Goli otok, is contacted by the police to routinely answer questions about his sub-tenant, Petar Markov Jakovljević (Bora Todorović), a businessman, who spent twenty years living in Paris, and now has returned to Belgrade to open a tailor shop. After only several minutes, Ilija is free to go, however, he is starting to suspect that his sub-tenant might...

            Black Devil Doll from Hell (1984)

            Black Devil Doll from Hell

              • Unrated
              • 70 min
              • Horror

              A woman buys a doll at a magic shop. Unbeknownst to her, the doll is possessed by an evil spirit, and it proceeds to take her over.

              - Written by

              <[email protected]>

              Cinderella '80 (1984)

              Cinderella '80

                • Unrated
                • 110 min
                • Drama

                In this contemporary retelling of the Cinderella story, a feisty 18-year-old Italian-American New Yorker named Cindy is sent off to Rome with her irascible stepmother and vain stepsisters. On the way, she meets, and falls in love with, globetrotting bagpacker Mizio, who eventually turns out to be of Italian nobility. There's a fairy stand-in in the form of a spaced-out astrologer, a dance, and she even loses a shoe at one point. Care to venture a guess how it all turns out? Written by ...

                City of Pirates (1984)

                City of Pirates

                  • Unrated
                  • 111 min
                  • Drama

                  A surreal odyssey in which a melancholic maidservant crosses paths with a homicidal little boy, travels to a tiny island of pirates and encounters a man with multiple personalities.

                  Class Relations (1984)

                  Class Relations

                    • Unrated
                    • 127 min
                    • Drama

                    Klassenverhältnisse, known in English as Class Relations, in French as Amerika, rapports de classe, is a 1984 film by the French filmmaking duo of Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet. It is based on Franz Kafka's unfinished first novel, Amerika.

                    Crackers (1984)

                    Crackers

                      • 98 min
                      • Adventure

                      Garvey is a San Francisco pawnshop operator. His unemployed and criminal friends Dillard, Turtle, and Weslake, team up with Boardwalk, a local pimp, to burgle Garvey's shop while the owner is out of town. During the elaborate planning process, Dillard falls for a Hispanic woman, the sister of a friend. Also, Boardwalk is assigned to case a local apartment, where he meets and falls for the maid. Amidst all these romantic hijinks, Weslake puts together a burglary plan, which is executed by the...

                      Heavenly Bodies (1984)

                      Heavenly Bodies

                        • R
                        • 90 min
                        • Drama

                        A small "Dance-ercize" studio fights for its existence against the unscrupulous owner of a rival club. The conflict boils down to a "Dance Marathon" to settle the score.

                        Lassiter (1984)

                        Lassiter

                        • 71%
                        • 100 min
                        • Action

                        Lassiter is a handsome jewel thief operating in London in the late 1930s. One day he is arrested and told that if he wishes to avoid prison, he must break into the heavily guarded German Embassy in London and steal millions in Gems. Written by John Vogel

                        Love Streams (1984)

                        Love Streams

                        • 100%
                        • PG-13
                        • 141 min
                        • Comedy

                        The film describes a few days in the life of the writer Robert Harmon and his sister Sarah. The decadent life of Robert is made of alcohol, cigarettes, and short-time relationships with women; women he interviews for a book, he spends a weekend with at a casino or fall in love with for the fun of an evening. Having no constraints, he his unable to be responsible for anything including the care of his son, leaving him alone in an hotel room and teaching the 12-years old boy how to drink. His...

                        Princess and the Call Girl (1984)

                        Princess and the Call Girl

                          • R
                          • 91 min
                          • Comedy

                          Two women--one a wealthy society débutante, the other an elegant call girl--with a remarkable resemblance to one another decide to trade professions and social positions temporarily and see what results from it.

                          - Written by

                          [email protected]

                          Reckless (1984)

                          Reckless

                            • R
                            • 90 min
                            • Drama

                            Rebellious footballer Johnny, falls for cheerleader Tracy. They come from opposite backrounds; she's from a comfortable well off family, his is poor and broken. Tracy already has a boyfriend but he acts like a jerk, so Johnny has to win Tracy's heart - something she seems reluctant to let him do. Written by Rob Hartill

                            Running Hot (1984)

                            Running Hot

                              • R
                              • 95 min
                              • Crime

                              A teenager, wrongly convicted and sentenced to death for the murder of his father, escapes from jail. He hooks up with a prostitute and they take to the road to find the real killer of his father.

                              - Written by

                              Anonymous

                              The Barbaric Beast of Boggy Creek, Part II (1984)

                              The Barbaric Beast of Boggy Creek, Part II

                                • PG
                                • 91 min
                                • Horror

                                Professor and students camp out to find Bigfoot-type creature.