1984 October Movies (By Title)

¿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...

      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.

      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...

      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.

        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.

        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.

        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...

            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.

              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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                    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...

                    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...

                    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