1980s unseen movies

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1.
Blue Steel (1989)
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A female rookie in the police force engages in a cat and mouse game with a pistol wielding psychopath who becomes obsessed with her. (102 mins.)
Director: Kathryn Bigelow
 
2.
Crack House (1989)
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Rick and Melissa are a pair of young lovers hoping to get out of the slums for good and escape the poverty... (90 mins.)
Director: Michael Fischa
 
3.
Road House (1989)
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A tough bouncer is hired to tame a dirty bar. (114 mins.)
 
4.
Kinjite: Forbidden Subjects (1989)
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A brutal Los Angeles police Lt. is determined to bust up an organization that forces underage girls into prostitution. (97 mins.)
Director: J. Lee Thompson
 
5.
Scarecrows (1988)
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Criminals hijack a plane and force the pilot and his daughter to fly them to Mexico. However, an unexpected landing finds them in a cemetery inhabited by killer scarecrows. (83 mins.)
Director: William Wesley
 
6.
Messenger of Death (1988)
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Wifes and children of the Mormon Orville Beecham become victims of a massacre in his own house. The police believes the crime had a religious motive... (91 mins.)
Director: J. Lee Thompson
 
7.
Edge of Sanity (1989)
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When Henry Jekyll's experiments with cocaine have gotten out of control, he transforms into the hideous Jack Hyde... (85 mins.)
 
8.
Clownhouse (1989)
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Just before Halloween, three young brothers alone in a big house are menaced by three escaped mental patients who have murdered some traveling circus clowns and taken their identities. (81 mins.)
Director: Victor Salva
 
9.
The Boost (1988)
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Lenny Brown moves to California to find his fortune in tax shelter investments. When the federal government changes the tax laws... (95 mins.)
Director: Harold Becker
 
10.
Seven Hours to Judgment (1988)
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A distraught husband kidnaps the judge who freed his wife's killers on insufficient evidence. He gives him seven hours to find evidence that will put them away, or he'll kill his wife. (90 mins.)
Director: Beau Bridges
 
11.
Colors (1988)
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An experienced cop and his rookie partner patrol the streets of East Los Angeles while trying to keep the gang violence under control. (120 mins.)
Director: Dennis Hopper
 
12.
Hero and the Terror (1988)
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Danny O'Brien is back in action fighting the notorious Simon Moon, also known as The Terror. Three years... (96 mins.)
Director: William Tannen
 
13.
Pumpkinhead (1988)
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After a tragic accident, a man conjures up a towering, vengeful demon called Pumpkinhead to destroy a group of unsuspecting teenagers. (86 mins.)
Director: Stan Winston
 
14.
Kansas (1988)
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A young man returning home to attend a wedding hooks up with a drifter who turns out to be a violent bank robber. Before he knows it, the man finds himself involved in the robber's plans. (108 mins.)
Director: David Stevens
 
15.
The House on Carroll Street (1988)
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In 1950s America, an FBI agent and a blacklist victim uncover a plot to smuggle Nazi war criminals into the country. (101 mins.)
Director: Peter Yates
 
16.
Cop (1988)
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An obsessive, insubordinate homicide cop is convinced a serial killer is loose in the Hollywood area and disobeys orders in order to catch him. (110 mins.)
Director: James B. Harris
 
17.
Taffin (1988)
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An Irish tough-guy debt collector is asked by his local community to help rid the town of developers... (96 mins.)
Director: Francis Megahy
 
18.
The Believers (1987)
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A New York psychiatrist finds that a satanic cult, which believes in child sacrifice, has a keen interest in his own son. (114 mins.)
 
19.
The Caller (1987)
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One night, unusual stranger in need asks a woman living alone in a house in the woods if he can use her phone. It soon becomes clear that they're playing a strange mind game and that there's something very wrong about the woods. (97 mins.)
 
20.
Death Wish 4: The Crackdown (1987)
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Architect/vigilante Paul Kersey takes on the members of a vicious Los Angeles drug cartel to stop the flow of drugs after his girlfriend's daughter dies from an overdose. (99 mins.)
Director: J. Lee Thompson
 
21.
A Prayer for the Dying (1987)
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Martin, an IRA hitman, is seen by a catholic priest while carrying out a hit. He grows a bond with the priest and his niece. But his past and his former employers put all their lives in danger. (107 mins.)
Director: Mike Hodges
 
22.
Catch the Heat (1987)
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A cop goes undercover in to infiltrate a drug ring as Cinderella Pu, a Chinese dancer with a unique martial arts style. An agent, who is actually at the center of the ring, is attracted by Pu and claims he can make her a star. (100 mins.)
Director: Joel Silberg
 
23.
Eye of the Tiger (1986)
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Returning home from prison, a Vietnam War veteran sets out to clean up his hometown which has come under the control of a violent motorcycle gang. (92 mins.)
 
24.
Extremities (1986)
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A woman takes revenge on the man who invades her home and tries to rape her. (89 mins.)
Director: Robert M. Young
 
25.
Murphy's Law (1986)
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An action-packed thriller starring Charles Bronson as Jack Murphy, a cop who is running to stay alive long enough to even the score with his wife's killer. (100 mins.)
Director: J. Lee Thompson
 
26.
Nomads (1986)
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A French anthropologist moves to Los Angeles and is followed by the evil spirits of an extinct tribe he once uncovered. (91 mins.)
Director: John McTiernan
 
27.
The Holcroft Covenant (1985)
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The son of a German General becomes part of a mysterious conspiracy to gain hidden Nazi funds. (112 mins.)
 
28.
Dance with a Stranger (1985)
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A stormy relationship, complicated by the strictures of 1950s social class and gender roles, ends in death. Based on the life of Ruth Ellis, the last woman hanged in Britain. (96 mins.)
Director: Mike Newell
 
29.
Perfect Strangers (1984)
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A hit-man tries to seduce the mother of a child who witnessed his most recent kill. (91 mins.)
Director: Larry Cohen
 
30.
Impulse (1984)
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After a small earthquake in a small and quiet town, local citizens start to have a bizarre, violent and self-destructive behaviour... (91 mins.)
Director: Graham Baker
 
31.
Brimstone & Treacle (1982)
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A strange young man has a sinister effect on the family of a middle-aged writer. (87 mins.)
 
32.
The House Where Evil Dwells (1982)
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A young American family moves to a House in Kyoto, Japan. It turns out to be haunted by the ghosts of a woman and her lover, who were killed by the woman's husband, as well as the ghost of the husband, who killed himself afterward. (88 mins.)
Director: Kevin Connor
 
33.
The Burning (1981)
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A former summer camp caretaker, horribly burned from a prank gone wrong, lurks around an upstate New York summer camp bent on killing the teenagers responsible for his disfigurement. (91 mins.)
Director: Tony Maylam
 
34.
Cutter's Way (1981)
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Richard spots a man dumping a body, and decides to expose the man he thinks is the culprit with his friend Alex Cutter. (109 mins.)
Director: Ivan Passer
 
35.
Revenge of the Ninja (1983)
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After his family is killed in Japan by ninjas, Cho and his son Kane come to America to start a new life... (90 mins.)
Director: Sam Firstenberg
 
36.
Crime Zone (1989)
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Helen and Bone live in a repressive futuristic dystopian society they badly want to escape from. Mysterious Jason hires them to steal a disc for him. It's practically a suicide mission, but he claims he can smuggle them out, in return. (92 mins.)
Director: Luis Llosa
 
37.
The Terror Within (1989)
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When a chemical warfare leaves the world barren and filled with mutated monsters, a band of survivors in a underground complex battles one of the creatures who was able to break in. (88 mins.)
Director: Thierry Notz
 
38.
Betrayed (1988)
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An FBI agent posing as a combine driver becomes romantically involved with a Midwest farmer who lives a double life as a white supremacist. (127 mins.)
Director: Costa-Gavras
 
39.
The Drifter (1988)
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A suspensefilled thriller about a successful single woman who, on a deserted road, picks up a mysterious hitchhiker... (89 mins.)
Director: Larry Brand
 
40.
Steele Justice (1987)
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Steele is ex-cop and Vietnam vet who is determined to bring down Kwan, former South Vietnamese general and now rich and powerful drug lord. (95 mins.)
Director: Robert Boris
 
41.
Defense of the Realm (1986)
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After a newspaper reporter helps expose a Member of Parliament as a possible spy, he finds that there's much more to the story than that. (96 mins.)
Director: David Drury
 
42.
Dream Lover (1986)
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After she's been attacked in her apartment, Cathy starts reliving the event in her dreams. She seeks help at a sleep disorder research center... (104 mins.)
Director: Alan J. Pakula
 
43.
Code of Silence (1985)
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A Chicago cop is caught in a middle of a gang war while his own comrades shun him because he wants to take an irresponsible cop down. (101 mins.)
Director: Andrew Davis
 
44.
Forced Vengeance (1982)
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A casino security guard is forced into violence from when the Hong Kong mob threatens his friends. (90 mins.)
Director: James Fargo
 
45.
Defiance (1980)
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Tommy takes up temporary housing in a New York neighborhood plagued by a violent gang called the Souls... (103 mins.)
Director: John Flynn
 
46.
He Knows You're Alone (1980)
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A young bride-to-be is being stalked upon by a serial killer in Staten Island. She gets help from a former lover, but will they manage to escape? (94 mins.)
 
47.
Alligator (1980)
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A baby alligator is flushed down a Chicago toilet and survives by eating discarded laboratory rats injected with growth hormones. The small reptile grows gigantic, escapes the city sewers, and goes on a rampage. (91 mins.)
Director: Lewis Teague
 
48.
Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984)
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After his parents are murdered, a tormented teenager goes on a murderous rampage dressed as Santa, due to his stay at an orphanage where he was abused by the Mother Superior. (79 mins.)
 
49.
Lady Beware (1987)
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Young and good looking Katya, a window dresser for a big department store in Pittsburgh, begins a love story with a journalist... (108 mins.)
Director: Karen Arthur
 
50.
Red Scorpion (1988)
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An elite Soviet Special Forces operative is handed a mission to infiltrate an African rebel army and assassinate its leader, but the war machine they trained starts to think for himself. (105 mins.)
Director: Joseph Zito
 
51.
The Amateur (1981)
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A researcher for the CIA who convinces his superiors to send him to the eastern bloc in order to avenge... (112 mins.)
Director: Charles Jarrott
 
52.
I, the Jury (1982)
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An old friend of a private detective is murdered. The detective, Mike Hammer, will make every effort to find out the killer... (111 mins.)