1984 June Movies (By Date)

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...

Za gaman

    • Unrated
    • 100 min
    • Comedy

    "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 »

      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

        The Hills Have Eyes Part II (1984)

        The Hills Have Eyes Part II

          • R
          • 86 min
          • Horror

          A group of young and wild motocross racers venture through the desert and are stranded at an old mining ranch. They soon realize that they are being watched by a group of savage cannibals unknown to the civilized world. The film is full of flashbacks to the original film; even the dog has a flashback.

          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.

            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...

              Moscow on the Hudson (1984)

              Moscow on the Hudson

              • 89%
              • R
              • 115 min
              • Comedy

              Russian circus musician defects on the visit to the US. Living the American dream appears be a lot more difficult then he has imagined.

              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...

              Lensman (1984)

              Lensman

                • PG-13
                • 107 min
                • Sci-Fi

                Kimball Kinnison, a young man from the agricultural planet Mquie and his Valerian companinon, Buscirk find a dying man with a legendary crystal lens embedded in his hand. As the man was dying, he mysteriously passed on the Lens to Kim. With more companions to come by, Kim must find out the purpose of the Lens before the Boskone dynasty does.

                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.

                Khandhar (1984)

                Khandhar

                  • Unrated
                  • 106 min
                  • Drama

                  Subhash is a photographer from the city, who has come to take pictures of some old temples and ruins in a village. Ruins fascinate him. While in the village, he gets acquainted with a young woman, Jamini, who has had her heart broken in the past, by another visitor from the big city. Will history repeat itself, or will she find a way out of the ruins at last? Written by ajji-2

                  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.

                  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.

                    Under the Volcano (1984)

                    Under the Volcano

                    • 75%
                    • R
                    • 112 min
                    • Drama

                    Against a background of war breaking out in Europe and the Mexican fiesta Day of Death, we are taken through one day in the life of Geoffrey Firmin, a British consul living in alcoholic disrepair and obscurity in a small southern Mexican town in 1939. The Consul's self-destructive behaviour, perhaps a metaphor for a menaced civilization, is a source of perplexity and sadness to his nomadic, idealistic half-brother, Hugh, and his ex-wife, Yvonne, who has returned with hopes of healing Geoffrey...

                    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...

                      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]>

                        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.

                          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...

                          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...