1984 October Movies (By Date)

Marlene (1984)

Marlene

  • 100%
  • 94 min
  • Documentary

A Documentary about Marlene Dietrich.

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...

    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...

    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.

      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...

        The Dog Who Stopped the War (1984)

        The Dog Who Stopped the War

          • Unrated
          • 92 min
          • Adventure

          During Christmas' holidays, the children of a village split in two gang to play a snowball war. But that half-tone war scattered some bitterness and make more difficult the mutual attirance between Luc, the chief of the assailant and Sophie one leader of the snow castle defenders.

          - Written by

          Jean-Marie Berthiaume <[email protected]>

          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.

            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.

              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.

              The Times of Harvey Milk (1984)

              The Times of Harvey Milk

              • 100%
              • 90 min
              • Documentary

              A documentary of the successful career and assassination of San Francisco's first elected gay councilor.

              The Burning Bed (1984)

              The Burning Bed

                • Unrated
                • 100 min
                • Drama

                Abused battered wife has had enough of husband beating up on her. Everywhere she turns for help, there's not much anyone will do. After he rapes one night, she sets the bed on fire with him in it while asleep. Written by Humberto Amador

                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.

                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.

                  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.

                    - Written...

                    Amadeus (1984)

                    Amadeus

                    • 96%
                    • PG
                    • 160 min
                    • Biography

                    Antonio Salieri believes that Mozart's music is divine. He wishes he was himself as good a musician as Mozart so that he can praise the Lord through composing. But he can't understand why God favored Mozart, such a vulgar creature, to be his instrument. Salieri's envy has made him an enemy of God whose greatness was evident in Mozart. He is set to take revenge.

                    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...

                    The Slim Dusty Movie (1984)

                    The Slim Dusty Movie

                      • Unrated
                      • 107 min
                      • Documentary

                      Jimmy Sharman Sr was a legend in Australia. He took his travelling show and boxing tent around Australia and young blokes all over Australia would try to take on his people. It was a nice touch to include Jim Sr in The Slim Dusty Movie, a film that doesn't just showcase Slim Dusty's travelling shows, but gives an authentic look at country Australia.

                      The Razor's Edge (1984)

                      The Razor's Edge

                      • 53%
                      • PG-13
                      • 128 min
                      • Drama

                      He had everything and wanted nothing. He learned that he had nothing and wanted everything. He saved the world and then it shattered. The path to enlightenment is as sharp and narrow as a razor's edge.

                      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.

                      Thief of Hearts (1984)

                      Thief of Hearts

                        • R
                        • 100 min
                        • Drama

                        A woman trapped in a boring marriage begins an affair with a handsome man who seems able to read her mind. She doesn't know that he has broken into her house and read her diaries, where she has recorded her deepest thoughts and fantasies. Written by <[email protected]>