1984 May Movies (By Date)

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

    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.

    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...

    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

      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.

      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.

      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.

        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...

        Return of the Bastard Swordsman (1984)

        Return of the Bastard Swordsman

          • Unrated
          • 95 min
          • Action

          Just when audiences thought the director couldn't get more spectacular and outrageous, he unleashed this eye-filling, mind-bending "Martial Arts World" sequel of clan rivalries, ninja atrocities, wizard sorceries, and the mythical Silkworm style that changes our hero into a veritable Spider-swordsman. The screen practically explodes with colorful characters and kung-fu -- all directed, co-written, and co-choreographed by Lu Chun-ku, and showcasing some of the best Shaw Brothers action stars....

          Women in Fury (1984)

          Women in Fury

            • Unrated
            • 90 min
            • Action

            The young, pretty and shy Angela Duvall is jailed for murder in some Latin American country. In the prison she gets brutally "initiated" by the other inmates. The nice, honest and handsome prison doctor believe she's innocent and tries to help her out. Written by Anonymous

            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.

            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?...

            Seksmisja (1984)

            Seksmisja

              • 120 min
              • Adventure

              Two scientists are chosen as guinea pigs for a time experiment: they are placed in hibernation and should be brought back to life after three years. In the meantime, however, the World War III breaks out and life have been wiped out of the surface of the Earth. When they wake up, it turns out that not only 50 years have passed but also that they are the only living specimens of the male sex in a new, underground society composed exclusively of women.

              River Without Buoys (1984)

              River Without Buoys

                • Unrated
                • 90 min

                The film describes the frustrated experience and love of Pan Laowu, who drains off waste water. It reflects the suffering brought about by the ultra-left route,

                - Written by

                Anonymous

                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).

                    Making the Grade (1984)

                    Making the Grade

                      • R
                      • 105 min
                      • Comedy

                      Lazy preppie Palmer Woodrow hires street-smart Eddie Keaton to go to school for him while he lives it up in Europe. Eddie falls in love with preppie gal Tracey, upsetting Biff, the Hoover Academy bully. When his bookie from the old neighborhood, Dice, comes to collect on Eddie's gambling debts and Palmer returns early from Europe, the the scheme slowly starts to unravel. Soon, Eddie can't even tell whose side he's really on.

                      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.

                      In punta di piedi (1984)

                      In punta di piedi

                        • Unrated
                        • 93 min
                        The Zany Adventures of Robin Hood (1984)

                        The Zany Adventures of Robin Hood

                          • Unrated
                          • 100 min
                          • Comedy

                          The evil brother of Richard the Lionheart is holding the king for ransom, and only Robin Hood and his band of merry men can save him...for a small fee, of course.