1984 January Movies (By Title)

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. ...

    Backyard (1984)


      • 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.

      Barbarous Street (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...

        Bloodsuckers from Outer Space (1984)

        Bloodsuckers from Outer Space

          • Unrated
          • 79 min
          • Comedy

          Farmers in Texas become brainwashed bloodsuckers.

          Breakin' (1984)


            • 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.

            Broadway Danny Rose (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,...

            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.

              Death Wish Club (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...

                Freud (1984)


                  • Unrated
                  • 60 min
                  • Biography

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

                  Heritage: Civilization and the Jews

                    • Unrated
                    • 540 min
                    • Documentary
                    Hot Dog... The Movie (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!

                      In Search of a Golden Sky (1984)

                      In Search of a Golden Sky

                        • 94 min
                        • Adventure

                        Recently orphaned siblings move in with their uncle but meet resistance from the welfare department.

                        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]>

                          License to Kill (1984)

                          License to Kill

                            • PG-13
                            • 96 min
                            • Drama

                            A grieving family whose daughter was killed in a car crash with a drunken driver is outraged and frustrated as they encounter the inevitable bureaucratic delays in bringing the case to trial. Once in the courtroom, they are horror-stricken as the young, hard-pressed district attorney seems unable to overcome the technicalities and maneuverings that the driver's attorney uses to keep his client out of jail and still on the streets as a legal driver. When the judge is forced to rule time...

                            Mad Mission 3: Our Man from Bond Street (1984)

                            Mad Mission 3: Our Man from Bond Street

                              • G
                              • 96 min
                              • Action

                              A master thief is duped by lookalikes for James Bond and the Queen of England into stealing a valuable gem from a heavily guarded location then must help the police recover it.

                              Maria's Lovers (1984)

                              Maria's Lovers

                                • 109 min
                                • Drama

                                Ivan Bibic returns to his Pittsburgh PA suburb after surviving a Japanse POW camp, causing regular nightmares. All the time he remained faithfully devoted to his childhood love, fellow ethnic Yugoslavian virgin Maria Bosic. She dates him again, thus ruining a virtual engagement to captain Al Griselli. Against Ivan's dad's advice, they get married. But Ivan became psychologically impotent, feels unworthy of her and starts wondering, even looking for another girl. Meanwhile slick...

                                Mashaal (1984)


                                  • Unrated
                                  • 162 min
                                  • Drama

                                  After being dismissed from his employment as a newspaper editor, for writing against S.K. Vardhan, a influential politician and underworld don, Vinod Kumar, re-locates to the slums of Bombay, and starts his own publication. He soon runs into problems with the local street-gangs, one of which is headed by the notorious Raja. Vinod adopts a positive approach, and this brings out the best in Raja, who even manages to take Vinod's wife, Sudha, to hospital, risking his life, during a Bombay...

                                  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...

                                    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

                                      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]>