1984 July Movies

The Last Starfighter (1984)

The Last Starfighter

  • 75%
  • PG
  • 101 min
  • Action

The Last Starfighter tells the story of Alex, a young man trapped n the life of a trailer park mechanic. His mastery of a video game leads to being recruited as the only hope of an intergalactic civilization nearly wiped out by a merciless enemy.

Revenge of the Nerds (1984)

Revenge of the Nerds

  • 74%
  • R
  • 90 min
  • Comedy

At Adams College, the jocks rule the school from their house on high, the Alpha Beta fraternity. So when a group of socially-challenged misfits try to go Greek, they're instantly rejected by every house on campus. Deciding to start their own fraternity to protect their outcast brothers, the campus nerds soon find themselves in a battle royale as the Alpha Betas try to crush their new rivals.

Supergirl (1984)

Supergirl

  • 8%
  • PG
  • 105 min
  • Action

After losing a powerful orb, Kara, Superman's cousin, comes to Earth to retrieve it and instead finds herself up against a wicked witch.

Purple Rain (1984)

Purple Rain

  • 74%
  • R
  • 111 min
  • Drama

A young man with a talent for music has begun a career with much promise. He meets an aspiring singer, Apollonia, and finds that talent alone isn't all that he needs. A complicated tale of his repeating his father's self destructive behavior, losing Apollonia to another singer (Morris Day), and his coming to grips with his own connection to other people ensues.

Electric Dreams (1984)

Electric Dreams

  • 40%
  • 95 min
  • Comedy

Miles buys himself a state-of-the-art computer that starts expressing thoughts and emotions after a having champagne spilled down on him. Things start getting out of hand when both Miles and Edgar, how the computer calls himself, fall in love with Madeline, an attractive neighbour.

Á coups de crosse (1984)

Á coups de crosse

    • Unrated
    • 100 min
    • Crime

    In the slums of Barcelona, Fanny, a woman just released from prison, tries to carry out a revenge that has nourished for years: to kill "El Gallego", the corrupt and brutal policeman who killed her boyfriend

    Best Defense (1984)

    Best Defense

      • R
      • 94 min
      • Comedy

      Wylie is a lazy engineer. Landry is a Sergeant specialising in Armour. They have never met but their lives become entangled when Landry must take the tank Wylie designed into combat. Wylie is waiting for his employer to go out of business when he meets another engineer who gives him a disk with the plans for a system that will save his employer. The other engineer is dead moments later leaving Wylie with the disk and credit for the design. Suddenly Wylie is no longer a hack, but the saviour of...

      Cheech & Chong's the Corsican Brothers (1984)

      Cheech & Chong's the Corsican Brothers

        • PG
        • 82 min
        • Comedy

        Two brothers who can feel each others' pain and pleasure mess up the French revolution.

        Desperate Teenage Lovedolls (1984)

        Desperate Teenage Lovedolls

          • Unrated
          • 60 min
          • Comedy

          The rise and fall of an all-girl punk rock band in Hollywood in the 1980s.

          Fear City (1984)

          Fear City

          • 71%
          • R
          • 96 min
          • Action

          Matt runs a topless dancer talent agency in New York. When two of his dancers are brutally murdered, he suspects that Carmine, a mob-controlled competitor, is behind it. The killer takes a third victim and the newspaper headline scream out about a serial murderer. Matt and his partner Nicky attack Carmine and his gang in a terrible gunfight but they apparently have the wrong target.

          Heart of the Stag (1984)

          Heart of the Stag

            • R
            • 91 min

            Chilling story of a farmhand who realises his popular boss has been committing incest with his daughter for years.

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            Hollywood Hot Tubs (1984)

            Hollywood Hot Tubs

              • R
              • 103 min
              • Comedy

              A teen and his friends get into trouble for vandalizing the Hollywood sign, and rather than going to prison he opts to work for his uncle's hot tub repair company. The sleazy salesman drums up business by sabotaging the tubs at Hollywood Hot Tubs and by wooing the owner. The nephew begins falling in love with the secretary at his uncle's company, but risks losing her when caught in compromising but unintentional situations while he goes about his duties as tub repairman. ...

              Long Arm of the Law (1984)

              Long Arm of the Law

                • Unrated
                • 100 min
                • Action

                An ultra-violent and ultra-gritty tale of desperate Chinese would-be jewel thieves hoping to make a quick, effortless score in Hong Kong. Naturally, things go afoul, and the gang must hide out until the heat dies down, besmirched with the blood of an undercover cop. A progenitor of sorts of both "City on Fire" and "Reservoir Dogs," but lacking the romantic melodrama of the former and the hipster staginess of the latter. Winner of Hong Kong Film Awards for both Best Film and Best Director....

                Macross: Do You Remember Love? (1984)

                Macross: Do You Remember Love?

                  • Unrated
                  • 114 min
                  • Animation

                  In the next century, a reconfiguring ship (think "Transformer" with a pilot) called Macross carries fifty thousand refugees within its hold as it returns to Earth pursued by giant humanoid warriors. A young pilot in the military named Hikaru rescues his idol, the beautiful singer Lynn Minmay, from the giants as they break through the ship's hull during a concert-during which the giants are shocked to see females on a male vessel-and they are trapped for days in an aft hold of...

                  Meatballs Part II (1984)

                  Meatballs Part II

                    • PG
                    • 86 min
                    • Comedy

                    The second in-name-only sequel to the first Meatballs summer camp movie sets us at Camp Sasquash where the owner Giddy tries to keep his camp open after it's threatened with foreclosure after Hershey, the militant owner of Camp Patton located just across the lake, wants to buy the entire lake area to expand Camp Patton. Giddy suggests settling the issue with the traditional end-of-the-summer boxing match over rights to the lake. Meanwhile, a tough, inner city punk, nicknamed Flash, is at...

                    Scream For Help (1984)

                    Scream For Help

                      • R
                      • 89 min
                      • Horror

                      A teenaged girl discovers that her stepfather is trying to murder her and her mother, but when she tells people, no one will believe her.

                      She (1984)

                      She

                        • 106 min
                        • Action

                        In a backward post-apocalyptic world, She aids two brothers' quest to rescue their kidnapped sister. Along the way, they battle orgiastic werewolves, a psychic communist, a tutu-wearing giant, a mad scientist, and gladiators before standing against the odds to defeat the evil Norks.

                        The Party Animal (1984)

                        The Party Animal

                          • R
                          • 78 min
                          • Comedy

                          Pondo Sinatra is a college boy with a problem: women will have nothing to do with him. It's not that he was raised on a chicken farm and, literally, came to school on the back of a turnip truck. It's not that he is a virgin and jinxed, and every move he makes around a woman backfires. The problem is that god and heaven have set themselves against Pondo loosing his virginity. That is until Pondo discovers the secret formula to the most powerful aphrodisiac in the world and becomes....... "The...

                          Vivre pour survivre (1984)

                          Vivre pour survivre

                            • 84 min
                            • Action

                            When Bo was a child, a mysterious stranger sadistically murdered his parents. Only Bo and his sister, Ingrid survived the bloodshed. Now, twenty years later... Bo and his sister are grown up. They are now employees at a diamond mineshaft located in the desert. As mischievous as they are, they stumble upon the discovery of a legendary diamond, the "White Fire." However, this rapture for the diamond has provoked the angst of some short-tempered, not-so-nice villains. The quest to capture the most...

                            W*A*L*T*E*R

                              • Unrated
                              • 25 min

                              After Walter "Radar" O'Reilly returns home from Korea, he joins the local police force. His adventures include tracking his stolen wallet, breaking up a fight between two strippers, and helping out a homeless boy.

                              - Written by

                              Mike Konczewski