1984 June Movies

Ghostbusters (1984)

Ghostbusters

  • 97%
  • PG
  • 107 min
  • Comedy

Dr. Peter Venkman and his colleagues are kicked out of their cushy university academic posts and decide to start private practice as paranormal investigators, or Ghostbusters.

Although the three scientists have a hard time kicking-off their enterprise, soon business is booming and they are thrown into the paranormal invasion of the century.

The Karate Kid (1984)

The Karate Kid

  • 90%
  • PG
  • 126 min
  • Action

In John G. Avildsen's THE KARATE KID, Daniel (Ralph Macchio) and his mother (Randee Heller) move from New Jersey to Southern California, where he's not too keen about his new home--until he meets Ali (Elizabeth Shue), an attractive girl who seems to like him. But trouble looms when Ali's ex-boyfriend (William Zabka) and his gang of ruffians start tormenting Daniel. One day, as Daniel is suffering a beating at the hands of these louts, Mr. Miyagi (Noriyuki "Pat" Morita), an elderly Japanese...

Bachelor Party (1984)

Bachelor Party

  • 52%
  • R
  • 105 min
  • Comedy

Rick Gassko is about to marry Debbie Thompson. Her parents hate him. Her old boyfriend hates him. They all have money and he gets a cut of the crap games on the catholic school bus he drives. His friends decide to give him the bachelor party of all bachelor parties with an expensive hotel, booze, movies and hookers. As the players catch wind of the elements of the party, each adds a little monkey wrench so that one set of hookers ends up giving demos at the bride's shower, the brides friends...

Gremlins (1984)

Gremlins

  • 83%
  • PG
  • 102 min
  • Comedy

Minature green monsters tear through the small town of Kingston Falls. Hijinks ensue as a mild-mannered bank teller releases these hideous loonies after gaining a new pet and violating two of three simple rules: No water (violated), no food after midnight (violated), and no bright light. Hilarious mayhem and destruction in a town straight out of Norman Rockwell. So, when your washing machine blows up or your TV goes on the fritz, before you call the repair man, turn on all the lights and look...

Streets of Fire (1984)

Streets of Fire

  • 60%
  • PG
  • 93 min
  • Action

Michael Paré plays a biker who agrees to rescue his ex-girlfriend (a rocker played by Diane Lane) from kidnappers (led by Willem Dafoe). The ensuing battle against a nocturnal background of industrial blight, chrome, and loud music is like some fever dream of a Springsteen fan who listened to the song "Born to Run" far too often. The audacity of the film carries it a long way even after it becomes clear that Hill's experiment is crumbling under its own weight. Dafoe, who looked even spookier...

Top Secret! (1984)

Top Secret!

  • 76%
  • PG
  • 90 min
  • Comedy

Parody of WWII spy movies in which an American rock and roll singer becomes involved in a Resistance plot to rescue a scientist imprisoned in East Germany.

Conan the Destroyer (1984)

Conan the Destroyer

  • 26%
  • PG
  • 103 min
  • Action

Another evil threatens to conquer the world, as Conan journeys on a search to find a magic crystal before the sorcerer Toth Amon can use it. He is also required to rescue the Princess Jehnna for the treacherous Queen Taramis who plans to betray Conan and rule the world.

The Lost Empire (1984)

The Lost Empire

    • R
    • 83 min
    • Action

    After officer Rob Wolfe is killed trying to stop a gang of ninjas from robbing a jewelery store, his sister, officer Angel Wolfe, vows to avenge his death. Her investigation leads her to the mysterious Dr. Sin Do, who is supposedly in league with an undead wizard named Lee Chuck. The doctor is holding a martial arts tournament on a secret island fortress, so Angel, after rounding up some of her martial-artist friends, enters the tournament in the hopes of finding Sin Do and Lee Chuck and...

    The Pope of Greenwich Village (1984)

    The Pope of Greenwich Village

    • 89%
    • R
    • 121 min
    • Action

    Charlie and his troublesome cousin Paulie decide to steal $150,000 in order to back a "sure thing" race horse that Paulie has inside information on. The aftermath of the robbery gets them into serious trouble with the local Mafia boss and the corrupt New York City police department.

    Cannonball Run II (1984)

    Cannonball Run II

    • 14%
    • PG
    • 108 min
    • Action

    The original characters from the first Cannonball Run movie complete in an illegal race across the country once more in various cars and trucks.

    Rhinestone (1984)

    Rhinestone

    • 11%
    • PG
    • 111 min
    • Comedy

    A country music star must turn an obnoxious New York cabbie into a singer in order to win a bet.

    The Public Woman (1984)

    The Public Woman

      • PG
      • 113 min
      • Documentary

      An unexperienced young actress is invited to play a role in a film based on Dostoyevsky's 'The Possessed'. The film director, a Czech immigrant in Paris, takes over her life, and in a short time she is unable to draw the line between acting and reality. She winds up playing a real-life role posing as the dead wife of another Czech immigrant, who is manipulated by the filmmaker into commiting a political assasination.

      - Written by

      Yuri German...

      "Benson" Make War, Not Love

        • PG
        • 30 min
        • Comedy

        In order to prevent an international incident, Benson, Kraus, and Clayton must keep the Pacific Islands of Saint Matthew and San Lucas from going to war over a misunderstanding between ... See full synopsis »

        Another Country (1984)

        Another Country

          • PG
          • 90 min
          • Biography

          Story about life as a homosexual unwilling to comply with social norms in a 1930's boarding school. Based on play by Julian Mitchell.

          Beat Street (1984)

          Beat Street

            • 105 min
            • Drama

            An aspiring DJ, from the South Bronx, and his best friend, a promoter, try to get into show business by exposing people to hip-hop music and culture.

            Blind Date (1984)

            Blind Date

              • R
              • 95 min
              • Horror

              A man goes blind when remembering his lost girlfriend, but the doctors can't find anything wrong with his eyes. They fit him with an experimental device which allows him to see with the aid of a computer interface and brain electrodes. Meanwhile, a taxi driver is taking young women up to their apartments, giving them gas, and performing a little fatal amateur surgery on them. Their paths inevitably converge, and the blind man must try to stop the psychopath. Written by Ed Sutton...

              Grand Canyon: The Hidden Secrets (1984)

              Grand Canyon: The Hidden Secrets

                • Unrated
                • 35 min
                • Documentary

                The human history of the Grand Canyon is explored in this documentary, focusing on the earliest native civilizations about which little is known, through the coming of the Europeans, the scientific expedition of John Wesley Powell which mapped the canyon and boated the Colorado River rapids, into modern times. Both aerial and river-level photography is used to propel the viewer into the experience of the canyon. Written by Jim Beaver <[email protected]>

                Hard to Hold (1984)

                Hard to Hold

                  • PG
                  • 93 min
                  • Drama

                  Details the efforts of a pop-rock star (James Roberts / Rick Springfield) to win the love of a woman he meets in a car accident. None of the usual gambits work on this woman, who has never heard of him. Complications arise involving the ex-girlfriend Nicky, who is still in his band.

                  Hissatsu: Sure Death (1984)

                  Hissatsu: Sure Death

                    • 123 min
                    • Drama

                    In ancient Edo, today's Tokyo, there lived secret bands of assassins who liquidated evildoers the law could not touch. During the daytime, the assassins posed as ordinary citizens: musical instrument makers, geisha girls, cooks, clowns, even police officiers. But, at night, they emerged in dark alleys to rid the world of the bullies preying on the weak and poor.

                    House of Dies Drear (1984)

                    House of Dies Drear

                      • Unrated
                      • 116 min
                      • Fantasy

                      A young black man and his family move into a home in rural Ohio, and discover that during the Civil War it was used by a Dutch immigrant to smuggle runaway slaves to freedom. Soon they begin to suspect that the ghosts of slaves who passed through there are haunting the house.

                      - Written by

                      Anonymous