Movies from 1981 to watch

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1.
For Your Eyes Only (1981)
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Agent 007 is assigned to hunt for a lost British encryption device and prevent it from falling into enemy hands. (127 mins.)
Director: John Glen
 
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The Great Muppet Caper (1981)
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Kermit, Gonzo and Fozzie are reporters who travel to Britain to interview a rich victim of jewel thieves and help her along with her secretary, Miss Piggy. (97 mins.)
Director: Jim Henson
 
3.
The Looney, Looney, Looney Bugs Bunny Movie (1981)
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Bugs Bunny hosts an award show featuring several classic Looney Toon shorts. (79 mins.)
Director: Friz Freleng
 
4.
Spider-Man: The Dragon's Challenge (1979 TV Movie)
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Two episodes of the TV series "Spider Man" edited together and released as a feature. (92 mins.)
Director: Don McDougall
 
5.
Excalibur (1981)
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Merlin the magician helps Arthur Pendragon unite the Britons around the round table of Camelot even as forces conspire to tear it apart (140 mins.)
Director: John Boorman
 
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The Road Warrior (1981)
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In the post-apocalyptic Australian wasteland, a cynical drifter agrees to help a small, gasoline rich, community escape a band of bandits. (95 mins.)
Director: George Miller
 
7.
An American Werewolf in London (1981)
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Two American college students on a walking tour of Britain are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists. (97 mins.)
Director: John Landis
 
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The Howling (1981)
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After a bizarre and near fatal encounter with a serial killer, a television newswoman is sent to a remote mountain resort whose residents may not be what they seem. (91 mins.)
Director: Joe Dante
 
9.
My Bloody Valentine (1981)
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A decades-old folk tale surrounding a deranged murderer killing those who celebrate Valentine's Day turns out to be true to legend when a group defies the killer's order and people start turning up dead. (90 mins.)
Director: George Mihalka
 
10.
Dragonslayer (1981)
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A young wizarding apprentice is sent to kill a dragon which has been devouring girls from a nearby kingdom. (108 mins.)
Director: Matthew Robbins
 
11.
Zorro: The Gay Blade (1981)
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Mexico, 1840s. When the new Spanish Governor begins to grind the peasants under his heel, wealthy landowner... (93 mins.)
Director: Peter Medak
 
12.
Knightriders (1981)
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A medieval reenactment troupe find it increasingly difficult to keep their family-like group together, with pressure from local law enforcement, interest from entertainment agents and a growing sense of delusion from their leader. (146 mins.)
 
13.
The Legend of the Lone Ranger (1981)
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The sole surviving Texas Ranger of an ambush arranged by Butch Cavandish returns to fight back as a masked hero. (98 mins.)
 
14.
Heavy Metal (1981)
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A glowing green orb - which embodies ultimate evil - terrorizes a young girl with an anthology of bizarre and fantastic stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror. (86 mins.)
 
15.
Possession (1981)
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A woman starts exhibiting increasingly disturbing behavior after asking her husband for a divorce. Suspicions of infidelity soon give way to something much more sinister. (124 mins.)
 
16.
True Confessions (1981)
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A worldly ambitious monsignor clashes with his older brother, a cynical Los Angeles homicide detective who is investigating the brutal murder of a young prostitute. (108 mins.)
Director: Ulu Grosbard
 
17.
Wolfen (1981)
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A New York cop investigates a series of brutal deaths that resemble animal attacks. (115 mins.)
 
18.
Hawk the Slayer (1980)
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With the aid of his companions, a man seeks to defeat his evil brother who has taken a nun hostage. (90 mins.)
Director: Terry Marcel
 
19.
The Devil and Max Devlin (1981)
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Max, a dead corrupt businessman, makes a Faustian pact with Satan's henchman to drive three people to Hell in exchange for longer life. Soon Max realizes that there still may be good in him. (96 mins.)
 
20.
The Monster Club (1981)
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A writer of horror stories is invited to a "monster club" by a mysterious old gentleman. There, three... (104 mins.)
Director: Roy Ward Baker
 
21.
Tuck Everlasting (1981)
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In turn-of-the-20th-century upstate New York, Winnie Foster, a 12-year-old girl, discovers a family... (90 mins.)
 
22.
The Black Cat (1981)
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Robert Miles is a psychic that can communicate with the dead. He also has the ability to control the mind of his cat (who incidentally is black)... (92 mins.)
Director: Lucio Fulci
 
23.
This Is Elvis (1981)
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The life and career of Elvis Presley are chronicled in home movies, concert footage, and dramatizations. Subjects include early performances, army service, Ed Sullivan Show appearance, marriage, 1968 comeback, health decline and death. (101 mins.)
 
24.
Frankenstein Island (1981)
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When a hot-air balloon crashes on a remote island, the crew discovers Dr. Frankenstein's ancestor carrying on the family work... (97 mins.)
Director: Jerry Warren