1984 May Movies (By Title)

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.

        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?...

        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

              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.

                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
                    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.

                      Invitation to Hell (1984)

                      Invitation to Hell

                        • Unrated
                        • 96 min
                        • Horror

                        A scientist and his family move to a new town. He meets the local celebrity the beautiful who runs the local health club to which everyone is a member and makes him suspicious. Intrigued he investigates further and uncovers a terrifying plot. Written by beerbohm

                        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.

                          Misunderstood (1984)

                          Misunderstood

                            • PG
                            • 91 min
                            • Documentary

                            Busy and often absent father must take care of his two boys after his wife dies. They all live in Tunisia because of their father's job. The older boy is handling the difficult changes much better than the younger one.

                            - Written by

                            Anonymous

                            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.

                            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.

                            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....

                              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

                                Saaransh (1984)

                                Saaransh

                                  • 137 min
                                  • Documentary

                                  Devastated to learn that their only son has been killed by muggers in New York City, former Headmaster B.B. Pradhan (Anupam Kher) and his wife, Parvati (Rohini Hattangadi) grieve. With their son dead, they need a source of income and rent out a room to a budding Bollywood actress, Sujata Suman (Soni Razdan), who has been having an illicit affair with Vilas (Madan Jain). Vilas is the only son of a powerful politician, Gajanan Chitre (Nilu Phule) and lacks the guts to tell his father about...