1981 - BEST MOVIES

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1.
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
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Archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis. (115 mins.)
 
2.
Reds (1981)
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A radical American journalist becomes involved with the Communist revolution in Russia and hopes to bring its spirit and idealism to the United States. (195 mins.)
Director: Warren Beatty
 
3.
Man of Iron (1981)
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A worker becomes a "man of iron" forged by experience, a son comes to terms with his father, a couple fall in love... (156 mins.)
Director: Andrzej Wajda
 
4.
Prince of the City (1981)
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A New York City narcotics detective reluctantly agrees to cooperate with a special commission investigating police corruption. However, he soon discovers that he's in over his head, and nobody can be trusted. (167 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
5.
Mephisto (1981)
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A German stage actor finds unexpected success and mixed blessings in the popularity of his performance... (144 mins.)
Director: István Szabó
 
6.
Blow Out (1981)
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A movie sound recordist accidentally records the evidence that proves that a car accident was actually murder and consequently finds himself in danger. (107 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
 
7.
Teddy Bear (1981)
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The main character is the manager of a sport club, nicknamed "Teddy Bear" by his friends and acquaintances... (111 mins.)
 
8.
Thief (1981)
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Becoming closer to his dream of leading a normal life, a professional safecracker agrees to do a job for the mafia, who have other plans for him. (122 mins.)
Director: Michael Mann
 
9.
Shortcuts (1981)
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An evocation of the childhood memories of Bohumil Hrabal in his provincial town of Nymburk, dominated by the local brewery. (93 mins.)
Director: Jirí Menzel
 
10.
Do You Remember Dolly Bell? (1981)
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A young man grows up in Sarajevo in the 1960s, under the shadow of his good, but ailing father, and... (110 mins.)
Director: Emir Kusturica
 
11.
Vabank (1981)
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Set in Warsaw in 1930's. After six years in jail, framed for bank robbery by an accomplice, the legendary Kwinto has only revenge on his mind... (108 mins.)
 
12.
Mniejsze niebo (1981)
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A story of a dropout out of a succesful career and a loving family. He goes to a local railroad station... (96 mins.)
 
13.
The War of the Worlds: Next Century (1981)
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Film opens on December 18, 1999, just a few days before the dawn of the new century. A local reporter... (96 mins.)
Director: Piotr Szulkin
 
14.
Short Working Day (1981 TV Movie)
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(73 mins.)
 
15.
Coup de torchon (1981)
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1938, in a French african colony. Lucien Cordier is the cop of this village, populated with blacks and a few whites (usually racialist and lustful)... (128 mins.)
 
16.
On Golden Pond (1981)
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Norman is a curmudgeon with an estranged relationship with his daughter Chelsea. At Golden Pond, he and his wife nevertheless agree to care for Billy, the son of Chelsea's new boyfriend, and a most unexpected relationship blooms. (109 mins.)
Director: Mark Rydell
 
17.
The Evil Dead (1981)
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Five friends travel to a cabin in the woods, where they unknowingly release flesh-possessing demons. (85 mins.)
Director: Sam Raimi
 
18.
The Big Race (1981 TV Movie)
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Set in 1952, the story follows events around the "Peace Run", a propaganda 3-day marathon for peace... (99 mins.)
 
19.
Junkopia (1981 Documentary)
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A short film that shows Boundless, Surreal objects that are juxtaposed with our present World. Cars... (6 mins.)