Tag: 1980s

Earthquake (2016) 6.5

Earthquake (2016)

Leninakan, Armenian SSR, USSR, 1988. After the devastating Spitak earthquake of December 7th, Konstantin Berezhnoy, a 50-year-old Russian, and Robert Melkonyan, a 28-year-old Armenian, work together to rescue the despera...

Taxi zum Klo (1980) 6.5

Taxi zum Klo (1980)

Frank Ripploh is a bit of a rascal: he's a bearded and shaggy-haired teacher, and he's gay with a very active sex life and an interest in making films. He keeps his personal life and teaching separate, but he sometimes c...

Dalida (2016) 6.9

Dalida (2016)

Based on the true story of acclaimed music icon "Dalida" born in Cairo, who gained celebrity in the 50s, singing in French, Spanish, Arabic, Hebrew, German, Italian, playing in awarded Youssef Chahine's picture "Le Sixiè...

Dirty Girl (2010) 6.4

Dirty Girl (2010)

A comedic story of the search for identity and the redemptive power of unexpected friendship. Danielle is the dirty girl of Norman High School. When Danielle's misbehavior gets her banished to special ed, she teams up wi...

Cliffy (2013) (TV) 7.2

Cliffy (2013) (TV)

Set against the backdrop of the early eighties, Cliffy retraces his extraordinary journey from famously training in gumboots among cow paddocks through the epic six-day period of the ultra marathon and his emergence as A...

The Seven Five (2014) 7.6

The Seven Five (2014)

Meet the dirtiest cop in New York City history. In the 1980s, Michael Dowd patrolled the mean streets of one of the toughest precincts in Brooklyn. He also headed a ruthless criminal network that stole money and drugs, u...

The Curiosity of Chance (2006) 6.7

The Curiosity of Chance (2006)

Chance Marquis, a confident, self-assured, quick-witted, perceptive, outspoken and clear-headed gay teenager, reflects back on his first year at an international high school. While meeting and making friends with an asso...

The Ploughman’s Lunch (1983) 6.6

The Ploughman’s Lunch (1983)

James Penfield (Jonathan Pryce) has made a career out of journalism. Now bankrupt, he finds himself with a group of other writers in the middle of the dispute-ridden British homeland at the time of the Falklands War....

Totally Awesome (2006) (TV) 5.2

Totally Awesome (2006) (TV)

A spoof of typical 1980's teen movies. The idea is that VH1 found a "long-lost", never-released teen film made in the 1980's and decided to air it now in 2006; thus it is loaded with the typical formula, clichés, bad fas...

Rewind This! (2013) 7.1

Rewind This! (2013)

In the 1980s, few pieces of home electronics did more to redefine popular culture than the videocassette recorder. With it, the film and television media were never the same as the former gained a valuable new revenue st...

Ballad of the Little Soldier (1984) (TV) 7.3

Ballad of the Little Soldier (1984) (TV)

The film focuses on a group of Miskito in Nicaragua who used child soldiers in their resistance against the Sandinistas.::Anonymous...

Life on the V: The Story of V66 (2014) 8.4

Life on the V: The Story of V66 (2014)

In 1985, during the height of the music video craze, a free music video UHF-TV channel appeared in the Boston market, only to disappear from the airwaves after 18 months. Nearly 30 years later, the fans remain and memori...

Miracle Mile (1988) 7

Miracle Mile (1988)

A young man meets and falls in love with a young woman at the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles. This area is known as Miracle Mile, and the whole movie takes place there. They make a date, which he misses, and while he is...

Eddie and the Cruisers (1983) 7

Eddie and the Cruisers (1983)

They say rock 'n' roll never dies, but one early morning in 1964, Eddie Wilson's car took a dive off a New Jersey bridge with the troubled rock idol at the wheel. His body was never found. Twenty years after the lead sin...

Paranormal Activity 3 (2011) 5.8

Paranormal Activity 3 (2011)

In 1988, in California, cinematographer Dennis moves to the house of his girlfriend Julie to raise a family with her daughters Katie and Kristi. Little Kristi has an imaginary friend named Toby while weird things happen ...

Broadcast News (1987) 7.2

Broadcast News (1987)

Basket-case network news producer Jane Craig falls for new reporter Tom Grunnick, a pretty boy who represents the trend towards entertainment news she despises. Aaron Altman, a talented but plain correspondent, carries a...

Working Girl (1988) 6.8

Working Girl (1988)

Tess McGill is a frustrated secretary, struggling to forge ahead in the world of big business in New York. She gets her chance when her boss breaks her leg on a skiing holiday. McGill takes advantage of her absence to pu...

1987: When the Day Comes (2017) 7.8

1987: When the Day Comes (2017)

In 1987 Korea, under an oppressive military regime, a college student gets killed during a police interrogation involving torture. Government officials are quick to cover up the death and order the body to be cremated. A...

Lupin III: The Fuma Conspiracy (1987) 7.1

Lupin III: The Fuma Conspiracy (1987)

Lupin (referred to as "Rupan" in AnimEigo's translations) must rescue his companion Goemon's bride-to-be after she is kidnapped by a ninja clan intent on stealing her family's ancestral treasure....

The Adventures of Milo and Otis (1986) 7

The Adventures of Milo and Otis (1986)

The story of two animals and their adventures. Milo, the cat, and Otis, the dog, are two animals who grew up together on the same farm. One day, the two are separated and begin a journey to find each other. The adventuro...

Godzilla 1985 (1985) 6.3

Godzilla 1985 (1985)

A reporter investigates the disappearance of a ship. He finds the ship and discovers that all the hands have been killed by a giant sea louse except for one. The lone survivor then tells the reporter that the ship was at...

What’s Love Got to Do with It (1993) 7.3

What’s Love Got to Do with It (1993)

Anna Mae Bullock always had a special voice. Soon after arriving in St. Louis to live with the mother who had walked out when she was small, she soon attracts the attention of pop group leader Ike Turner. She becomes his...

The Prowler (1981) 6.1

The Prowler (1981)

The film begins with the return home of a wwII veteran who was the recipient of a "Dear John Letter". After swiftly dispatching a courting couple in a Gazebo we leap to present day where a college celebration becomes the...

Miracle (2004) 7.5

Miracle (2004)

The inspiring story of the team that transcended its sport and united a nation with a new feeling of hope. Based on the true story of one of the greatest moments in sports history, the tale captures a time and place wher...

A Short Film About Love (1988) 8.2

A Short Film About Love (1988)

19-year-old Tomek whiles away his lonely life by spying on his opposite neighbour Magda through binoculars. She's an artist in her mid-thirties, and appears to have everything - not least a constant stream of men at her ...

The Punisher (1989) 5.7

The Punisher (1989)

Based on the Marvel Comic, Dolph Lundgren is Frank Castle an ex-cop who lives in the sewers and acts as judge, jury, and executioner to the city's criminals in retaliation for the unpunished murders of his wife and kids....

Clubbed (2008) 6.8

Clubbed (2008)

Danny - a lonely factory worker, intimidated by life - is battered and humiliated in front of his kids in a random act of violence. His already bleak existence sinks further into the abyss. On the verge of total breakdow...

Heart of the Beholder (2005) 5.7

Heart of the Beholder (2005)

Based on the true story of a family who opened the first videocassette rental stores in St. Louis in 1980. The family was ruined by a corrupt prosecutor who had been blackmailed by a religious group because the family re...

Wonder Woman 1984 (2020) 6.7

Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)

Rewind to the 1980s as Wonder Woman's next big screen adventure finds her facing two all-new foes: Max Lord and The Cheetah....

Bianca (1983) 7.4

Bianca (1983)

Michele is a mathematics professor who just started a new job in a school with some peculiar teaching methods. After a woman in his neighborhood is murdered, Michele meets beautiful colleague Bianca, and a relationship b...

As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty (2000) 8.4

As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty (2000)

Director Jonas Mekas provides an intimate glimpse of his personal life by constructing a feature length narrative from over 30 years of private home movie footage.::Sludj...

Dinosaur 13 (2014) 7.2

Dinosaur 13 (2014)

When Paleontologist Peter Larson and his team from the Black Hills Institute of Geological Research made the world's greatest dinosaur discovery in 1990, they knew it was the find of a lifetime; the largest, most complet...

Just Go with It (2011) 6.4

Just Go with It (2011)

Danny (Adam Sandler) must engage Katherine (Jennifer Aniston), his faithful assistant, to pretend to be his soon to be ex-wife. Danny must pretend that he is married, because he lied to his dream girl, Palmer (Brooklyn D...

Madman (1981) 5.3

Madman (1981)

At a summer camp for youths, cockey pre-teen calls out the name of mass serial killer "Madman Marz". Suddenly, counselors are being maimed and slaughtered in various ways by the backwoodsman who has returned when his nam...

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Coming to America (1988) 7

Coming to America (1988)

Immersed in luxury and riches, the courteous blue blood and refined heir apparent to Africa's prosperous kingdom of Zamunda, Prince Akeem, summons up the courage to reject an arranged marriage proposal on his twenty-firs...

Moonstruck (1987) 7.1

Moonstruck (1987)

No sooner does Italian-American widow Loretta accept a marriage proposal from her doltish boyfriend, Johnny, then she finds herself falling for his younger brother, Ronny. She tries to resist, but Ronny lost his hand in ...

Biography: The Nine Lives of Ozzy Osbourne (2020) (TV) 8.5

Biography: The Nine Lives of Ozzy Osbourne (2020) (TV)

For over five decades, Ozzy Osbourne has personified rock and roll, from his childhood in poverty and time in prison, to fronting metal band Black Sabbath, a successful solo career and a lovable 21st century television d...

The Line King: The Al Hirschfeld Story (1996) 7.1

The Line King: The Al Hirschfeld Story (1996)

The childhood, adolescence, and incredible adult years of Al Hirshfeld, celebrated creator of thousands of line drawings of famous people - many in the entertainment industry - over a span of more than sixty years. He is...

The Karate Kid Part III (1989) 5.2

The Karate Kid Part III (1989)

John Kreese, his life in tatters after his karate school was defeated by Daniel and Miyagi, visits Terry Silver, a Vietnam War comrade. Terry is a ruthless businessman and martial arts expert, and he vows to help Kreese ...