1984 May Movies

Sixteen Candles (1984)

Sixteen Candles

  • 86%
  • PG
  • 93 min
  • Comedy

A lonely girl turns sweet sixteen but no one in her entire family remembers the momentous occasion.

Once Upon a Time in America (1984)

Once Upon a Time in America

  • 89%
  • R
  • 229 min
  • Crime

This Mafia film is the greatest and last work from Italian director Sergio Leone. Taking place in 1920 to 1960 America the film follows a group Jewish gangsters from childhood into their glory years of the prohibition and as they reunite in their later years.

Indiana Jones & the Temple of Doom (1984)

Indiana Jones & the Temple of Doom

    • PG
    • 118 min
    • Action

    Indiana Jones finds himself on a new adventure, trekking across Asia with a gold-digging woman and a young child to rescue a village's missing children and find a magic stone. But, along the way he must contend with an evil cult.

    This is Spinal Tap (1984)

    This is Spinal Tap

    • 95%
    • R
    • 82 min
    • Comedy

    This is Spinal Tap's first tour in America in years but instead of playing the giant arenas they remember, the band is booked in smaller venues. Their first concert, in New York, is a smash, followed by a gala party hosted by Sir Denis Eton- Hogg (Patrick MacNee), president of Polymer Records and distinguished befriender of pale young boys. The new album Spinal Tap came to American shores to promote is being held back from record stores on the grounds that its cover art -as record company...

    The Natural (1984)

    The Natural

    • 82%
    • PG
    • 134 min
    • Drama

    An unknown middle-aged batter named Roy Hobbs with a mysterious past appears out of nowhere to take a losing 1930s baseball team to the top of the league in this magical sports fantasy. With the aid of a bat cut from a lightning struck tree, Hobbs lives the fame he should have had earlier when, as a rising pitcher, he is inexplicably shot by a young woman.

    Paris, Texas (1984)

    Paris, Texas

    • 100%
    • R
    • 147 min
    • Drama

    A man wanders out of the desert not knowing who he is. His brother finds him, and helps to pull his memory back of the life he led before he walked out on his family and disappeared four years earlier.

    The Bounty (1984)

    The Bounty

    • 81%
    • PG
    • 132 min
    • Action

    The familiar story of Lieutenant Bligh, whose cruelty leads to a mutiny on his ship. This version follows both the efforts of Fletcher Christian to get his men beyond the reach of British retribution, and the epic voyage of Lieutenant Bligh to get his loyalists safely to East Timor in a tiny lifeboat.

    Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984)

    Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

      • PG
      • 105 min
      • Action

      Picking up where exactly where Star Trek II left off, the Enterprise and crew are returning to port for some essential repairs to their ship. When they arrive, they are shocked to discover the Enterprise is to be scrapped. When Dr. McCoy starts acting strangely, Kirk is forced to steal his old ship back and fly across space to a lonely planet to save a friend.

      Firestarter (1984)

      Firestarter

      • 39%
      • R
      • 114 min
      • Sci-Fi

      Drew Barrymore plays Charlie McGhee, a pre-pubescent girl whose moods of anger and frustration are manifested in the telekinetic creation of raging fires. Her parents participated in dangerous government experiments in the 60s, and their bodies were altered in ways that affected the physical and mental makeup of their child. Now the CIA wants to harness Charlie's powers and use them as weapons of destruction. They successfully kidnap her, but can they contain her fears and blistering rage?...

      The Toxic Avenger (1984)

      The Toxic Avenger

      • 65%
      • NR
      • 87 min
      • Action

      The Toxic Avenger is an American cult classic comedy horror film first released in 1984 by Troma Entertainment, known for producing low budget B-movies with campy concepts. Virtually ignored upon its first release, The Toxic Avenger caught on with moviegoers after a long and successful midnight movie engagement at the famed Bleecker Street Cinemas in New York City in late 1985.

      Hardbodies (1984)

      Hardbodies

        • R
        • 88 min
        • Comedy

        Three middle-aged daddies visit California to have a marvelous time at the beach. When they learn that a nice apartment and an expensive cabriolet isn't enough for them to score with the chicks, they employ a student to help them. At first he's as disgusted of them and his job as his girlfriend, but soon they find out how to use the situation to everyone's benefit.

        Bayan ko: Kapit sa patalim (1984)

        Bayan ko: Kapit sa patalim

          • Unrated
          • 108 min
          • Action

          Arturo and his wife, Luz Manalastas, both work in a printing press. After Luz becomes pregnant, Arturo ("Turing") is forced to ask for a raise. When he does so, his boss asks him to sign a waiver stating that he is not part of any Labor Union. Soon after, his friends inform him that they are starting a labor union and that they are inviting him to join them. Because of the waiver, he cannot. He is branded by his mates as a traitor, and is treated badly by them. Soon after, the...

          Blood of Others (1984)

          Blood of Others

            • Unrated
            • 135 min
            • Drama

            WWII. In German occupied Paris, Helene is torn between the love for her boyfriend Jean, working for the resistance and the German administrator Bergmann, who will do anything to gain her affection. Written by Mattias Thuresson

            Boy Meets Girl (1984)

            Boy Meets Girl

            • 100%
            • R
            • 100 min
            • Documentary

            Paris by night. Alex, 22, wants to become a filmmaker. He is fascinated by first times and his girlfriend, Florence, has just left him for his best friend, Thomas. First break-up, first attempted murder: Alex tries to strangle Thomas, but gives up and wanders the streets. That evening, Mireille, a girl from provincial France who has come up to Paris to make commercials, is left by her boyfriend. Alex witnesses this separation. These two tormented souls run into each other at a...

            Finders Keepers (1984)

            Finders Keepers

              • 96 min
              • Comedy

              On the run from the police and a female roller derby team, scam artist Michael Rangeloff steals a coffin and boards a train, pretending to be a soldier bringing home a dead war buddy. He gets more than he bargained for from the train and the coffin.

              Forbrydelsens element (1984)

              Forbrydelsens element

                • NONE
                • 104 min
                • Crime

                A cop in a dystopian Europe investigates a serial killings suspect using controversial methods written by his now disgraced former mentor. The film is the first in the director's Europa trilogy. The other two films in the trilogy are Epidemic (1987) and Europa (1991).

                Gold Raiders (1984)

                Gold Raiders

                  • PG
                  • 106 min
                  • Adventure

                  An SOS message is sent out when a plane carrying gold worth $200 million dollars belonging to the free world is brought down somewhere in Thailand, and Robert Ginty is called upon to team up with his old flame Claudia Dubois. Together, they head up a small crack group of six undercover agents who are given the mission to infiltrate enemy lines and recover the gold.

                  Groper Train: Wedding Capriccio (1984)

                  Groper Train: Wedding Capriccio

                    • Unrated
                    • 67 min

                    The world's greatest detective, Ippei Kuroda, is back and this time hired by a politician to find his estranged daughter. When the daughter is found dead, the mystery deepens. Meanwhile, Kuroda's assistant tries to stop her arranged marriage to a country hick by shacking-up with a composer who writes symphonies on his calculator - when he's not groping women on the Tokyo trains!

                    - Written by

                    Nadav Rechov

                    In Heaven There Is No Beer? (1984)

                    In Heaven There Is No Beer?

                      • Unrated
                      • 50 min
                      • Documentary

                      A joyous romp through the dance, food, music, friendship, and even religion of the Polka. The explosive energy and high spirits of the polka subculture are rendered with warmth and dedication to scholarship in this journey through Polish-American celebrations. Polka stars like Jimmy Sturr, Eddie Blazonzyck and Walt Solek are featured.

                      In punta di piedi (1984)

                      In punta di piedi

                        • Unrated
                        • 93 min