1984 January Movies (By Date)

Monster Dog (1984)

Monster Dog

    • Unrated
    • 84 min
    • Horror

    Alice Cooper plays a pop star who takes his band to his hometown to shoot his latest video. They are greeted by the sheriff (whom he's known since a kid) that warn him that there's been several murders in the area where the bodies were ripped to shreds. The police think it's a pack of wild dogs, but Alice knows differnt.

    - Written by

    Humberto Amador

    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...

      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.

        Mohan Joshi Hazir Ho! (1984)

        Mohan Joshi Hazir Ho!

          • Unrated
          • 130 min
          • Documentary

          An old couple, Mohan Joshi (Bhisham Sahni) and his wife (Dina Pathak), sues their landlord (Amjad Khan) for not maintaining their 'collapsing' apartment building. For this, they hire two cunning lawyers (Naseeruddin Shah and Satish Shah), while Rohini Hattangadi is the opposition lawyer. The court case drags on for years and the lawyers milk the old couple dry, while they become rich. Back home in the society, the old couple is ridiculed for fighting the landlord, but they fight...

          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 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...

            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...

            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.

              Karin's Face (1984)

              Karin's Face

                • Unrated
                • 14 min
                • Documentary

                A film based on the pictures from Ingmar Bergman's personal photo album, especially the pictures of his mother Karin.

                - Written by

                Mattias Thuresson <[email protected]>

                Murder-Rock: Dancing Death (1984)

                Murder-Rock: Dancing Death

                  • R
                  • 93 min
                  • Mystery

                  A series of murders rock a dance academy in New York in which the mysterous directress, Candice, sets out to find the kiler, with a little assistance from a shady male model, named George, who has a hidden agenda for her as does she for him. Written by Anonymous

                  The Bear (1984)

                  The Bear

                    • 110 min
                    • Biography

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

                    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.

                      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]>

                        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.

                          Backyard (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.

                            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]>

                              A Girl's Own Story (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. ...

                                When the Tenth Month Comes (1984)

                                When the Tenth Month Comes

                                  • Unrated
                                  • 95 min
                                  • War

                                  Considered by many local and international critics to be the greatest Vietnamese movie ever made. In the final days of the war, a beautiful young widow, Duyen, faces a daily struggle to take care of her young son and ailing father-in-law, all the while hiding from them the fact that her husband has recently been killed in battle. Keeping her secret burden to herself, she is befriended by the village schoolmaster, Zhang, who agrees to fabricate letters from her dead husband in order to spare her...

                                  Bruce Lee, the Legend (1984)

                                  Bruce Lee, the Legend

                                    • 88 min
                                    • Documentary

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

                                    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]