1984 October Movies

The Terminator (1984)

The Terminator

  • 100%
  • R
  • 108 min
  • Action

The plot begins in Los Angeles 2029 AD. The world was ravaged by nuclear holocaust and the surviving humans are fighting desperate war against sentient machines. From this world two time travellers arrive to Los Angeles in 1984. The first one is Terminator (played by Arnold Schwarzenegger), human looking but deadly and seemingly indestructible cyborg. His mission is to kill Sarah Connor (played by Linda Hamilton), future mother of John Connor, charismatic leader of human resistance. Another...

Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)

Nineteen Eighty-Four

    • R
    • 113 min
    • Drama

    George Orwell's novel of a totalitarian future society in which a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love.

    The Little Drummer Girl (1984)

    The Little Drummer Girl

    • 67%
    • 130 min
    • Thriller

    An American Actress with a penchant for lying is forceably recruited by Mosad, the Israeli intelligence agency to trap a Palestinian bomber, by pretending to be the girlfriend of his dead brother.

    Body Double (1984)

    Body Double

    • 79%
    • R
    • 114 min
    • Crime

    Jake comes home to find his girlfriend with another man and has to find a new place. In between his acting workshops and his job in a vampire B-movie, he scans the paper looking for anything. He happens to meet a fellow actor who needs a house sitter. Both are pleased with the arrangement that will have Jake staying in the house and for a sweetener, Frank shows him his 'favorite neighbor', a well built woman who strips with her window open each night. Jake becomes obsessed with meeting her and...

    Crimes of Passion (1984)

    Crimes of Passion

    • 33%
    • R
    • 107 min
    • Drama

    Joanna Crane lives a double life. During the day she works as fashion designer but during the night she is the high class prostitute China Blue. As she is accused for industrial spying, Bobby Grady is hired to shadow her. However, they fall in love. Meanwhile a psychopathic preacher starts stalking her.

    Stranger Than Paradise (1984)

    Stranger Than Paradise

    • 95%
    • R
    • 89 min
    • Comedy

    Rootless Hungarian émigré Willie (John Lurie), his pal Eddie (Richard Edson), and visiting sixteen-year-old cousin Eva (Eszter Balint) always manage to make the least of any situation, whether aimlessly traversing the drab interiors and environs of New York City, Cleveland, or an anonymous Florida suburb. With its delicate humor and dramatic nonchalance, Jim Jarmusch’s one-of-a-kind minimalist masterpiece, Stranger Than Paradise, forever transformed the landscape of American independent...

    Firstborn (1984)

    Firstborn

    • 33%
    • PG-13
    • 103 min
    • Drama

    Because he's the oldest, Jake has been the man of the house, since his parents divorce. When Mom starts seeing Sam, who always seems to be trying some new way to get rich quick, and declares he's the man of the house now, Jake puts up with it. Until he discovers Sam's illegal activities.

    ¿Qué he hecho yo para merecer esto!! (1984)

    ¿Qué he hecho yo para merecer esto!!

      • 101 min
      • Comedy

      Almodóvar has described his fourth film as a homage to Italian Neorealism, although this tribute also involves jokes about paedophilia, prostitution, and a telekenetic child. The film, set in the towerblocks around Madrid, depicts female frustration and family breakdown.

      2084: Video clip pour une réflexion syndicale et pour le plaisir (1984)

      2084: Video clip pour une réflexion syndicale et pour le plaisir

        • Unrated
        • 10 min
        • Documentary

        A film of Chris Marker and the broadcasting(audiovisual) confederate Group - CFDT(FRENCH TRADE UNION)... For the centenarian of the law of 1884, which we agree to take for point of departure of the labor union, CFDT(FRENCH TRADE UNION) confided to Chris Marker the realization of a film dedicated to hundred years of syndicalism in France. Chris Marker plans the question in the future and imagines a television news of 2084 for the anniversary of the second centenarian and three possible...

        Code Name : Wild Geese (1984)

        Code Name : Wild Geese

          • R
          • 101 min
          • Action

          A band of mercenaries are hired to fight a Burmese opium warlord in the Golden Triangle area of southeast Asia.

          Comfort and Joy (1984)

          Comfort and Joy

          • 100%
          • R
          • 106 min
          • Comedy

          Radio host Alan Bird witnesses how an icecream van is attacked and destroyed by angry competitors. This leads him into the struggle between two Italian families over the icecream market of Glasgow.

          Garbo Talks (1984)

          Garbo Talks

          • 20%
          • PG-13
          • 103 min
          • Comedy

          Estelle is a one-person protest army: she goes to jail over grocery prices, shames construction workers for catcalls to passing women, and won't cross a picket line for her son's wedding. She also loves Garbo films: when she learns she has a brain tumor and six months to live, she decides she must meet Garbo. Her dutiful son Gilbert, a Manhattan accountant named for Garbo's co-star, hires a paparazzo to show him Garbo's flat, stakes it out, gets a job delivering food there, seeks her on Fire...

          Hot Moves (1984)

          Hot Moves

            • R
            • 85 min
            • Comedy

            Four Venice Beach boys make a pact to lose their virginity before beginning their senior year of high school.

            Marlene (1984)

            Marlene

            • 100%
            • 94 min
            • Documentary

            A Documentary about Marlene Dietrich.

            Mixed Blood (1984)

            Mixed Blood

              • Unrated
              • 98 min
              • Action

              Brazilian drug dealers in the lower east side of Manhattan start a war with a rival gang of Latino drug dealers. Their soldiers are Latino kids all under 17 because, as Rita La Punta says, "They can kill and not go to jail." The war escalates to include their German heroin supplier, his sexy English girl friend, a Puerto Rican ex-cop, and the Japanese police captain. This movie is about racism, police corruption, junkies and drug dealing. There is plenty of killing and even a visit...

              Non C'è Due Senza Quattro (1984)

              Non C'è Due Senza Quattro

                • 99 min
                • Action

                Billionaire cousins Bastiano (Terence Hill) and Antonio (Bud Spencer) are two savvy businessmen, at least in one regard. They want to close a large deal, although they have to fear for their lives because of it since their competition won't even stop at murder. Therefore they have an agency find two look-alikes from the United States, stuntman Elliot Vance (Terence Hill) and the jazz saxophonist Greg Wonder (Bud Spencer). These accept the job offer, initially not knowing why they really have...

                Seventeen (1984)

                Seventeen

                  • Unrated
                  • 120 min
                  • Documentary

                  High school seniors hurtling toward maturity experience joy, despair, and an aggravated sense of urgency. In their final year at Muncie's Southside High School, a group of seniors hurtles toward maturity with a combination of joy, despair, and an aggravated sense of urgency. They are also learning a great deal about life, both in and out of school, and not what school officials think they are teaching.

                  Shanghai Blues (1984)

                  Shanghai Blues

                    • Unrated
                    • 103 min
                    • Comedy

                    In 1937 Shanghai, a soon-to-depart soldier meets a young woman under a bridge during a Japanese air raid. They vow to meet after the war ends, but they don't each other's name or face. Ten years later, the young woman, a nightclub singer, takes in a naive girl fresh from the country. The country girl falls in love with the would-be song-writer upstairs who, unbeknownst to the singer, is none other than the soldier from the bridge.

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                    Teachers (1984)

                    Teachers

                    • 58%
                    • R
                    • 107 min
                    • Comedy

                    A teacher tries to overcome his frustration teaching a high-school that seems to be full of flunkies.

                    Terror in the Aisles (1984)

                    Terror in the Aisles

                    • 57%
                    • R
                    • 84 min
                    • Horror

                    Donald Pleasance (Halloween I and II) and Nancy Allen (Dressed to Kill, Carrie) take us through some of Hollywood's most terrifying moments in horror history in this documentary-type movie, which features several of the finest science fiction, crime drama and horror films of the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. Included are "Night of the Living Dead", "Psycho", "Jaws", "Halloween I and II" and 'The Fog', as well as countless others. Be ready to be...