1984 January Movies

Nickel Mountain (1984)

Nickel Mountain

    • Unrated
    • 88 min

    Henry Soames owns a rural diner, and has befriended Willard Freud and Callie Wells. One day Willard and Callie get the news that Callie is pregnant, and Willard splits. Henry takes in Callie, and helps her through the pregnancy. They fall in love and get married. All is going well until Willard is back from the road and wants the baby.

    - Written by

    Aaron Alper <[email protected]>

    Night of the Ghouls (1984)

    Night of the Ghouls

    • 30%
    • Unrated
    • 69 min
    • Horror

    Follow-up to Ed Wood's "Plan 9 from Outer Space" about the walking dead, It opens in a cemetery. Criswell, the "real" medium, rises from his coffin to tell us of "monsters to be despised." Dr. Acula (Kenne Duncan) is a phony medium aided by Valda Hansen, a bogus ghost, and big Tor Johnson, wearing rags and horrible scar makeup as Lobo. The doctor swindles people by pretending to contact dead relatives, but then accidentally succeeds in reviving a bunch of corpses that bury him...

    Night Train to Murder (1984)

    Night Train to Murder

      • R
      • 70 min
      • Comedy

      When Eric's niece Kathy becomes one of the heirs to a considerable fortune, her life (and those of the other heirs) is placed in jeopardy by the actions of a mysterious inter-loper.

      - Written by

      David McAnally <[email protected]>

      Ordeal by Innocence (1984)

      Ordeal by Innocence

        • PG-13
        • 90 min
        • Mystery

        Paleontologist Dr. Arthur Calgary visits the Argyle family to give them an address book that belongs to Jack Argyle. But he is told that Jack has been executed for the murder of his wife. But the address book can prove that Jack was innocent, so Dr. Calgary starts the investigation all over.

        - Written by

        Mattias Thuresson

        Samson & Sally (1984)

        Samson & Sally

          • Unrated
          • 63 min
          • Animation

          Samson is a young whale that doesn't have friends. He spends his time listening to his mother's stories about the legendary whale Moby Dick. Samson becomes fascinated about it and decides to go on a journey to find Moby Dick.

          Sex Beyond the Grave (1984)

          Sex Beyond the Grave

            • PG
            • 84 min
            • Horror

            A woman is raped and murdered during World War 2. Forty years later she returns to haunt her persecutors from the Tao Tao Mansion. A professor and his family move into the house, only to have the spirits take their son.

            Shadows Run Black (1984)

            Shadows Run Black

              • Unrated
              • 88 min
              • Crime

              A detective investigates a series of killings committed by a serial killer known as "The Black Angel." He begins to suspect that it might not be just a random group of murders.

              She'll Be Wearning Pink Pyjamas (1984)

              She'll Be Wearning Pink Pyjamas

                • PG
                • 86 min

                A humorous and revealing tale of a group of eight women from varying walks of life, who have volunteered for a rugged survival course at a tough mountain school in the English lakes.

                Solo (1984)

                Solo

                  • G
                  • 96 min
                  • Drama

                  A woman named Liz Brantley who has 5 children is in training to become a professional airplane pilot. Her husband Dr. Bill Brantley is missing out on his children's activities and Liz is very concerned about him. Liz and Bill and the children move to Price, Utah for Bill's carrer. On June 23, 1981, Liz is set to do a three-legged solo flight across Utah to obtain her pilot's license. On her way back to Price, the plane has downshifts and engine problems and the plane crashes in...

                  Solo Trans

                    • Unrated
                    • 60 min
                    • Documentary

                    Solo Trans is a concert film by Neil Young, released in 1984. It was recorded at the Hara Arena in Dayton, Ohio on September 18, 1983 during Young's Solo Trans tour. Originally released on only LaserDisc, the film has since gone out of print.

                    The Bear (1984)

                    The Bear

                      • 110 min
                      • Biography

                      Biopic about the great college football coach Paul "Bear" Bryant of the University of Alabama.

                      The Bostonians (1984)

                      The Bostonians

                      • 80%
                      • 122 min
                      • Drama

                      Based on Henry James's novel of the same name. This bittersweet tragicomedy centers on an odd triangle of characters: Basil Ransom, a political conservative from Mississippi; Olive Chancellor, Ransom's cousin and a Boston feminist; and Verena Tarrant, a pretty, young protégée of Olive's in the feminist movement. The storyline concerns the struggle between Ransom and Olive for Verena's allegiance and affection, though the film also includes a wide panorama of political activists, newspaper...

                      The Dark Side of Midnight (1984)

                      The Dark Side of Midnight

                        • R
                        • 108 min
                        • Horror

                        A small town is terrorized by a homicidal maniac known as The Creeper.

                        - Written by

                        <[email protected]>

                        The Game (1984)

                        The Game

                          • Unrated
                          • 84 min
                          • Horror

                          Three bored millionaires gather nine people in an old mansion, and give them a proposition--if they can meet and conquer their biggest fears, they'll get one million dollars in cash.

                          - Written by

                          [email protected]

                          The Lonely Guy (1984)

                          The Lonely Guy

                          • 48%
                          • 90 min
                          • Comedy

                          A writer for a greeting card company learns the true meaning of loneliness when he comes home to find his girlfriend in bed with another man.

                          The Mirror (1984)

                          The Mirror

                            • Unrated
                            • 88 min

                            Der Spiegel reflects the sad existence of a village couple, Necmetting and Zelihan, whose lives are regulated by nature and the all-powerful feudal lord. When the lord's good-looking brother tries to seduce beautiful Zelihan, her husband has no choice but take up arms to restore his lost honor. But the question of whether anything can be more important than human life haunts him. Der Spiegel is a psychological drama that focuses on a menage-a-trois and at the same time holds a mirror to the...

                            The Secret Diary of Sigmund Freud (1984)

                            The Secret Diary of Sigmund Freud

                              • PG
                              • 90 min
                              • Biography

                              Screwball account of the legendary psychologist's life leading up to his ground-breaking theories.

                              The So-Called Caryatids (1984)

                              The So-Called Caryatids

                                • Unrated
                                • 12 min
                                • Documentary

                                Commissioned by French television, this is a short documentary on the neo-classical statues found throughout Paris, predominantly on the walls of buildings, holding up windows, roofs etc.

                                To Catch a King (1984)

                                To Catch a King

                                  • Unrated
                                  • 115 min
                                  • Thriller

                                  Two Americans (Robert Wagner, Teri Garr) attempt to thwart a plot to kidnap the Duke of Windsor (John Standing) during a visit to Windsor.

                                  Warriors of the Year 2072 (1984)

                                  Warriors of the Year 2072

                                    • Unrated
                                    • 90 min
                                    • Sci-Fi

                                    In the future, two television networks compete for ratings by producing violent game shows. One network produces a modern day version of the Roman gladiators, only on motorcycles instead of chariots, and uses convicted murderers as the participants, The network decides it needs a champion for this sport, so they frame a constant winner from another game for murder, and place him on the show. Written by Humberto Amador