1984 January Movies

 (1984)

Breakin'

    • PG
    • 90 min
    • Comedy

    A struggling young jazz dancer (Lucinda Dickey) meets up with two break-dancers. Together they become the sensation of the street crowds. Features ICE-T in his film debut as a club MC.

     (1984)

    Hot Dog... The Movie

      • R
      • 96 min
      • Comedy

      When a hopeful young American hot-dogger goes pole-to-pole with an arrogant Austrian pro, the snow really starts to fly! But as hot as it is on the mountain, it gets even hotter off when the pro's ex-girlfriend (Tweed) sets her eyes on the new blood. Who'll win the competition and the girl? Only a race to end all races can determine which skier can really cut the mustard!

       (1984)

      A Girl's Own Story

        • R
        • 25 min
        • Short

        A look at three girls, young teens, in the era of the Beatles. Pam lives with parents who haven't spoken directly to each other in two years, using their daughters to talk across the table to each other. Gloria wants to play games with her boyfriend Graeme and ends up pregnant after a kissless, passionless introduction to sex. Stella becomes popular and puts her friendship with Pam on hold. Meanwhile, Pam's father and other predatory men lurk in the shadows around the girls. Written by <[email protected]>

         (1984)

        Backyard

          • Unrated
          • 40 min
          • Documentary

          Documentary film maker Ross McElwee returns to his family home in Charlotte NC. In filming his family, he captures a microcosm of Southern society.

           (1984)

          Barbarous Street

            • Unrated
            • 107 min
            • Drama

            In this run-of-the-mill crime drama, Bernard Giraudeau is Daniel Chetman, someone who wants to leave the life of violence he knew in his neighborhood -- and cannot do so because his nemesis, a strutting street gangster now involved with organized crime, continues to terrorize the inhabitants of Chetman's turf. After much spilled blood, a parade of ugly underground types, and various sexual scenes, Chetman reduces the forces of evil to a reasonable level of opposition -- but who knows if the neighborhood will be different in the end...

             (1984)

            Bloodsuckers from Outer Space

              • Unrated
              • 79 min
              • Comedy

              Farmers in Texas become brainwashed bloodsuckers.

               (1984)

              Broadway Danny Rose

              • 100%
              • 84 min
              • Comedy

              Broadway Danny Rose is a 1984 American black-and-white comedy film written, directed by and starring Woody Allen. It was screened out of competition at the 1984 Cannes Film Festival. A hapless talent manager named Danny Rose, by helping a client, gets dragged into a love triangle involving the mob. His story is told in flashback, an anecdote shared amongst a group of comedians over lunch at New York's Carnegie Deli. Rose's one-man talent agency represents countless incompetent entertainers, including a one-legged tap dancer, and one slightly talented one: washed-up lounge singer Lou Canova (Nick Apollo Forte), whose career is on the rebound.

               (1984)

              Bruce Lee, the Legend

                • 88 min
                • Documentary

                The official Golden Harvest tribute to the Master of the Martial Arts Film, Bruce Lee.

                 (1984)

                Death Wish Club

                  • R
                  • 85 min
                  • Adventure

                  Pre-medical student Glen Marshall (Rick Barnes) falls head-over-heels for Gretta (Meridith Haze), a blue-movie actress who plays piano at a tawdry night club. Gretta leads Glen into a nether-world of bizarre characters, including a group of rich patrons whose desires are not only quirky but dangerous. Bored and jaded by all of life's sensualities, they play their own imaginative versions of Russian roulette, seeking their final rush of adrenaline...death! Glen rebuffs the group at the first suicide game he attends. Gretta overdoses. Grieved, Glen attends her funeral. Nights later, he discovers Gretta is not dead but has become piano-player "Charlie White." Glen's obsession to restore Gretta to the woman he cherished incites the sinister circle to take them captives for the ultimate chilling and killing charade. Written by John Carr (IV)

                   (1984)

                  Freud

                    • Unrated
                    • 60 min
                    • Biography

                    The life and times of Sigmund Freud, the father of psychoanalysis.