1984 January Movies (By Date)

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.

    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.

        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]>

          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...

              She'll Be Wearning Pink Pyjamas (1984)

              She'll Be Wearning Pink Pyjamas

                • PG
                • 86 min
                • Comedy

                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]>

                  Freud (1984)

                  Freud

                    • Unrated
                    • 60 min
                    • Biography

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

                    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]>

                      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.

                        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]

                            Heritage: Civilization and the Jews

                              • Unrated
                              • 540 min
                              • Documentary
                              Nickel Mountain (1984)

                              Nickel Mountain

                                • Unrated
                                • 88 min
                                • Documentary

                                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]>

                                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

                                  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.

                                      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.

                                        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...