Movies I Have Seen: 1980's

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1.
The Blues Brothers (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Jake Blues, just out from prison, puts together his old band to save the Catholic home where he and brother Elwood were raised. (133 mins.)
Director: John Landis
“ saw in theater 1980 ” - gjlhome
 
2.
The Terminator (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A human-looking indestructible cyborg is sent from 2029 to 1984 to assassinate a waitress, whose unborn son will lead humanity in a war against the machines, while a soldier from that war is sent to protect her at all costs. (107 mins.)
Director: James Cameron
“ 1/98 ” - gjlhome
 
3.
My Favorite Year (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A dissolute matinee idol is slated to appear on a live TV variety show. (92 mins.)
“ 6/06 ” - gjlhome
 
4.
2010 (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A joint U.S.-Soviet expedition is sent to Jupiter to learn what happened to the Discovery. (116 mins.)
Director: Peter Hyams
“ 8/06 ” - gjlhome
 
5.
3 hommes et un couffin (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Jacques, steward de Air France, accepte de garder un paquet pour le compte de Paul. Le paquet sera remis chez lui à la maison... (106 mins.)
Director: Coline Serreau
“ saw as "Three Men and a Cradle" didn't record view date ” - gjlhome
 
6.
3 Men and a Baby (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Three bachelors find themselves forced to take care of a baby left by one of the guys' girlfriends. (102 mins.)
Director: Leonard Nimoy
“ saw in theater 1987 ” - gjlhome
 
7.
Terms of Endearment (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Follows hard-to-please Aurora looking for love and her daughter's family problems. (132 mins.)
Director: James L. Brooks
“ 8/91 ” - gjlhome
 
8.
Surf Nazis Must Die (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  
When the son of a gun-wielding woman is murdered by neo-Nazi surf punks in the post-apocalyptic future... (83 mins.)
Director: Peter George
“ never recorded view date ” - gjlhome
 
9.
Superman II (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Superman agrees to sacrifice his powers to start a relationship with Lois Lane, unaware that three Kryptonian criminals he inadvertently released are conquering Earth. (127 mins.)
Director: Richard Lester
“ saw in theater 1980
 ” - gjlhome
 
10.
Superman III (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Synthetic kryptonite laced with tobacco tar splits Superman in two: good Clark Kent and bad Man of Steel. (125 mins.)
Director: Richard Lester
“ saw in theater 1983 ” - gjlhome
 
11.
Sudden Impact (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A rape victim is exacting revenge on her aggressors in a small town outside San Francisco. "Dirty" Harry Callahan, on suspension for angering his superiors (again), is assigned to the case. (117 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
“ saw in theater 1983 ” - gjlhome
 
12.
Stripes (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Two friends who are dissatisfied with their jobs decide to join the army for a bit of fun. (106 mins.)
Director: Ivan Reitman
“ saw in theater 1981 ” - gjlhome
 
13.
Stir Crazy (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Skip and Harry are framed for a bank robbery and end up in a western prison. The two eastern boys are... (111 mins.)
Director: Sidney Poitier
“ saw in theater 1980 ” - gjlhome
 
14.
Still Smokin (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Cheech & Chong are invited to a celebrity party/festival in Amsterdam. When they get there, however... (91 mins.)
Director: Thomas Chong
“ 12/93 ” - gjlhome
 
15.
St. Elmo's Fire (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A group of friends, just out of college, struggle with adulthood. (110 mins.)
Director: Joel Schumacher
“ saw in theater 1985 ” - gjlhome
 
16.
Stakeout (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Two cops have to observe a woman. One of them falls in love with her. (117 mins.)
Director: John Badham
“ saw on a plane to malaysia 1988 ” - gjlhome
 
17.
SpaceCamp (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
The young attendees of a space camp find themselves in space for real when their shuttle is accidently launched into orbit. (107 mins.)
Director: Harry Winer
“ saw in theater 1986 ” - gjlhome
 
18.
Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
In a small American town, a diabolical circus and its demonic proprietor prey on the townsfolk. (95 mins.)
Director: Jack Clayton
“ saw in theater 1983 ” - gjlhome
 
19.
Some Kind of Wonderful (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
When Keith goes out with Amanda, the girl of his dreams, Amanda's ex-boyfriend plans to get back at Keith. Meanwhile, Keith's best friend, tomboy Watts, realizes she has feelings for Keith. (95 mins.)
Director: Howard Deutch
“ didn't record view date ” - gjlhome
 
20.
A Soldier's Story (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
An African American officer investigates a murder in a racially charged situation in World War II. (101 mins.)
Director: Norman Jewison
“ Didn't record view date ” - gjlhome
 
21.
Smokey and the Bandit II (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
The Bandit goes on another cross-country run, transporting an elephant from Florida to Texas. And, once again, Sheriff Buford T. Justice is on his tail. (100 mins.)
Director: Hal Needham
“ saw in theater 1980 ” - gjlhome
 
22.
Sixteen Candles (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A girl's "sweet" sixteenth birthday becomes anything but special as she suffers from every embarrassment possible. (93 mins.)
Director: John Hughes
“ saw in theater 1984 ” - gjlhome
 
23.
Silkwood (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
The story of Karen Silkwood, a metallurgy worker at a plutonium processing plant who was purposefully contaminated, psychologically tortured and possibly murdered to prevent her from exposing blatant worker safety violations at the plant. (131 mins.)
Director: Mike Nichols
“ never recorded view date ” - gjlhome
 
24.
Short Circuit (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Number 5 of a group of experimental robots in a lab is electrocuted, suddenly becomes intelligent, and escapes. (98 mins.)
Director: John Badham
“ saw in theater 1986 ” - gjlhome
 
25.
Shoot to Kill (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Sidney Poitier returned to the big screen in this action-thriller, after a decade-long absence. When... (110 mins.)
“ saw in theater 1988 ” - gjlhome
 
26.
She's Having a Baby (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Jake and Kristy Briggs are newlyweds. Being young, they are perhaps a bit unprepared for the full reality... (106 mins.)
Director: John Hughes
“ didn't record view date ” - gjlhome
 
27.
She's Gotta Have It (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Story of a woman and her three lovers. (84 mins.)
Director: Spike Lee
“ 9/94 ” - gjlhome
 
28.
Seems Like Old Times (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Wrongfully accused of a bank robbery, a writer seeks the help of his ex-wife, who is now married to the soon-to-be D.A. of California. (100 mins.)
Director: Jay Sandrich
“ saw in theater 1980 ” - gjlhome
 
29.
Scanners (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A scientist sends a man with extraordinary psychic powers to hunt others like him. (103 mins.)
“ saw in theater 1981 ” - gjlhome
 
30.
Running Brave (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
The story of Billy Mills, the American Indian that came from obscurity, to win the 10,000 meter long distance foot race in the Tokyo Olympics. (106 mins.)
Director: Donald Shebib
“ saw in theater 1983 ” - gjlhome
 
31.
Rumble Fish (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Rusty James, an absent-minded street thug struggles to live up to his legendary older brother's reputation, and longs for the days when gang warfare was going on. (94 mins.)
“ never recorded view date ” - gjlhome
 
32.
A Room with a View (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
When Lucy Honeychurch and chaperone Charlotte Bartlett find themselves in Florence with rooms without views... (117 mins.)
Director: James Ivory
“ 2/95 ” - gjlhome
 
33.
Romancing the Stone (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A romance writer sets off to Colombia to ransom her kidnapped sister, and soon finds herself in the middle of a dangerous adventure. (106 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
“ saw in theater 1984 ” - gjlhome
 
34.
RoboCop (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
In a dystopic and crime-ridden Detroit, a terminally wounded cop returns to the force as a powerful cyborg haunted by submerged memories. (102 mins.)
Director: Paul Verhoeven
“ saw in theater 1987 ” - gjlhome
 
35.
Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
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
“ saw as "The Road Warrior" 10/96 ” - gjlhome
 
36.
Risky Business (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A Chicago teenager is looking for fun at home while his parents are away, but the situation quickly gets out of hand. (99 mins.)
Director: Paul Brickman
“ saw in theater 1983 ” - gjlhome
 
37.
Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
The rising college nerds set out to a convention in Florida, but are not welcomed by the Alpha Beta representatives. (88 mins.)
Director: Joe Roth
“ saw in theater 1987 ” - gjlhome
 
38.
Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
An officially "dead" cop is trained to become an extraordinarily unique assassin in service of the US president. (121 mins.)
Director: Guy Hamilton
“ didn't record view date ” - gjlhome
 
39.
Red Dawn (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
It is the dawn of World War III. In mid-western America, a group of teenagers bands together to defend their town, and their country, from invading Soviet forces. (114 mins.)
Director: John Milius
“ didn't record view date ” - gjlhome
 
40.
Reckless (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Rebellious football player Johnny falls for cheerleader Tracy. They come from opposite backgrounds; she's from a comfortable well off family... (90 mins.)
Director: James Foley
“ didn't record view date ” - gjlhome
 
41.
Ratboy (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  
Several shady and shallow people try to profit, one after the other, from a physically deformed teenager whose face looks like a snout of a rodent and who lives hidden in a city garbage dump, alone and miserable. (104 mins.)
Director: Sondra Locke
“ saw on tv in malaysia 1986 ” - gjlhome
 
42.
Quest for Fire (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
This story takes place in prehistoric time when three prehistoric tribesmen search for a new fire source. (100 mins.)
“ 7/93 ” - gjlhome
 
43.
The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
In New Jersey in 1935, a movie character walks off the screen and into the real world. (82 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
“ saw in theater 1985 ” - gjlhome
 
44.
Protocol (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
The US needs to convince the visiting emir Khala'ad of Othar to allow an American military base in his strategic realm... (96 mins.)
Director: Herbert Ross
“ 5/94 ” - gjlhome
 
45.
Private Lessons (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
An immigrant housemaid seduces a 15-year-old boy and later fakes her own death as part of his chauffeur's blackmail plot. Troubles arise when the two start to fall in love. (87 mins.)
Director: Alan Myerson
“ never recorded view date ” - gjlhome
 
46.
Private Benjamin (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A sheltered young high society woman joins the United States Army on a whim and finds herself in a more difficult situation than she ever expected. (109 mins.)
Director: Howard Zieff
“ never recorded view date
 ” - gjlhome
 
47.
The Principal (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A teacher is assigned to be the principal of a violent and crime ridden high school. (109 mins.)
“ 7/95 ” - gjlhome
 
48.
Prick Up Your Ears (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
This film is the story of the spectacular life and violent death of British playwright Joe Orton. In his teens... (105 mins.)
Director: Stephen Frears
“ 2/95 ” - gjlhome
 
49.
Popeye (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
The adventures of the sailor man and his friends in the seaside town of Sweethaven. (114 mins.)
Director: Robert Altman
“ saw in theater 1980 ” - gjlhome
 
50.
Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
The misfit Police Academy graduates now are assigned to train a group of civilian volunteers to fight crime once again plaguing the streets. (88 mins.)
Director: Jim Drake
“ saw in theater 1987 ” - gjlhome
 
51.
The Philadelphia Experiment (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A United States Navy destroyer escort participates in a Navy "invisibility" experiment that inadvertently sends two sailors 40 years into the future. (102 mins.)
Director: Stewart Raffill
“ 2/95 ” - gjlhome
 
52.
Phar Lap (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The true story of a Australian racehorse that becomes a champion with the help of a local stableboy. (107 mins.)
Director: Simon Wincer
“ never recorded view date ” - gjlhome
 
53.
Personal Best (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
The intertwined lives and loves of three highly-ranked athletes striving for the national team; Chris bounces between the beds of male coach Terry and her female friend, competitor, and role model Tory. (124 mins.)
Director: Robert Towne
“ didn't record view date ” - gjlhome
 
54.
Overboard (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A cruel but beautiful heiress screws over a hired carpenter, who later is the first one to find her when she gets amnesia. Looking for a little revenge he convinces her that she's his wife. (106 mins.)
Director: Garry Marshall
“ saw in theater 1987 ” - gjlhome
 
55.
Out of Africa (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
In 20th-century colonial Kenya, a Danish baroness/plantation owner has a passionate love affair with a free-spirited big-game hunter. (161 mins.)
Director: Sydney Pollack
“ saw in theater 1985 ” - gjlhome
 
56.
Outland (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
In the distant future, a police marshal stationed at a remote mining colony on the Jupiter moon of Io uncovers a drug-smuggling conspiracy, and gets no help from the populace when he later finds himself marked for murder. (112 mins.)
Director: Peter Hyams
“ saw in theater 1981 ” - gjlhome
 
57.
Ordinary People (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The accidental death of the older son of an affluent family deeply strains the relationships among the bitter mother, the good-natured father, and the guilt-ridden younger son. (124 mins.)
Director: Robert Redford
“ 10/91 ” - gjlhome
 
58.
Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life. (229 mins.)
Director: Sergio Leone
“ 4/94 ” - gjlhome
 
59.
Oh Heavenly Dog (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A murdered detective must avenge his murder after he is reincarnated as a dog. (103 mins.)
Director: Joe Camp
“ didn't record view date ” - gjlhome
 
60.
An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A young man must complete his work at a Navy Flight school to become an aviator, with the help of a tough gunnery sergeant and his new girlfriend. (124 mins.)
Director: Taylor Hackford
“ saw in theater 1982 ” - gjlhome
 
61.
9½ Weeks (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A woman gets involved in an impersonal affair with a man. She barely knows about his life, only about the sex games they play, so the relationship begins to get complicated. (117 mins.)
Director: Adrian Lyne
“ 5/92 ” - gjlhome
 
62.
Night Shift (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A nebbish of a morgue attendant gets shunted back to the night shift where he is shackled with an obnoxious... (106 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
“ saw in theater 1982 ” - gjlhome
 
63.
Never Say Never Again (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A SPECTRE agent has stolen two American nuclear warheads, and James Bond must find their targets before they are detonated. (134 mins.)
Director: Irvin Kershner
“ saw in theater 1983 ” - gjlhome
 
64.
Neighbors (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A quiet man's peaceful suburban lifestyle is threatened by the new, obnoxious couple that moves in next door. (94 mins.)
“ saw in theater 1981 ” - gjlhome
 
65.
The Natural (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
An unknown comes out of seemingly nowhere to become a legendary player with almost divine talent. (138 mins.)
Director: Barry Levinson
“ saw in theater 1984 ” - gjlhome
 
66.
Native Son (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
In 1940s Chicago, a young black man takes a job as a chauffeur to a white family, which takes a turn for the worse when he accidentally kills the teenage daughter of the couple and then tries to cover it up. (111 mins.)
“ 7/96 ” - gjlhome
 
67.
The Name of the Rose (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
An intellectually nonconformist friar investigates a series of mysterious deaths in an isolated abbey. (130 mins.)
“ saw on tv in Malaysia 1988 ” - gjlhome
 
68.
Nadine (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
In 1950s Texas, a woman trying to recover sexy photos of herself and divorce her husband witnesses a murder and uncovers corrupt land dealings. (83 mins.)
Director: Robert Benton
“ 11/95 ” - gjlhome
 
69.
Mr. Mom (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
After he's laid off, a husband switches roles with his wife. She returns to the workforce and he becomes a stay-at-home dad - a job he has no clue how to do. (91 mins.)
Director: Stan Dragoti
“ saw in theater 1983 ” - gjlhome
 
70.
Moving (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Arlo accepts what seems to him to be a dream promotion to Idaho. He soon discovers, however, that moving has its own share of problems. (89 mins.)
Director: Alan Metter
“ saw in theater 1988 ” - gjlhome
 
71.
Mother Lode (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A couple of youngish adventurers go into the wilderness of British Columbia in search of a lost colleague... (101 mins.)
Director: Charlton Heston
“ saw in theater 1982 ” - gjlhome
 
72.
The Mosquito Coast (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
An eccentric and dogmatic inventor sells his house and takes his family to Central America to build a utopia in the middle of the jungle... (117 mins.)
Director: Peter Weir
“ saw in theater 1986 ” - gjlhome
 
73.
Moscow on the Hudson (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
When a Russian musician defects in Bloomingdale's department store in New York, he finds adjusting to American life more difficult than he imagined. (115 mins.)
Director: Paul Mazursky
“ never recorded virew date ” - gjlhome
 
74.
The Morning After (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A woman wakes up next to a murdered man. Did she do it herself, and if not, is she in danger herself? (103 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
“ saw on tv in Malaysia 1988 ” - gjlhome
 
75.
The Meaning of Life (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The comedy team takes a look at life in all its stages in their own uniquely silly way. (107 mins.)
“ saw in theater 1983 ” - gjlhome
 
76.
The Money Pit (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A young couple struggles to repair a hopelessly dilapidated house. (91 mins.)
“ 2/95 ” - gjlhome
 
77.
Modern Problems (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
Jealous, harried air traffic controller Max Fiedler, recently dumped by his girlfriend, comes into contact with nuclear waste and is granted the power of telekinesis, which he uses not only to win her back, but to gain a little revenge. (89 mins.)
Director: Ken Shapiro
“ saw in theater 1981 ” - gjlhome
 
78.
Max Dugan Returns (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
An English teacher and struggling single mother has her life disrupted when the father who abandoned her as a child comes back into her life. (98 mins.)
Director: Herbert Ross
“ saw in theater 1983 ” - gjlhome
 
79.
Man, Woman and Child (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A man with a wife and two daughters learns that he has a son. It seems that a few years ago while visiting France... (99 mins.)
Director: Dick Richards
“ didn't record view date ” - gjlhome
 
80.
The Man with Two Brains (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Steve Martin comedy about brain transplantation. (93 mins.)
Director: Carl Reiner
“ 8/93 ” - gjlhome
 
81.
The Man from Snowy River (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
In 1880s Australia when young Jim Craig's father dies Jim takes a job at the Harrison cattle ranch and he is forced to become a man. (102 mins.)
Director: George Miller
“ never recorded view date ” - gjlhome
 
82.
Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
After being exiled from the most advanced town in post apocalyptic Australia, a drifter travels with a group of abandoned children to rebel against the town's queen. (107 mins.)
“ 8/97 ” - gjlhome
 
83.
Lost in America (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A husband and wife in their 30s decide to quit their jobs, live as free spirits and cruise America in a Winnebago. (91 mins.)
Director: Albert Brooks
“ saw in theater 1985 ” - gjlhome
 
84.
Local Hero (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
An American oil company sends a man to Scotland to buy up an entire village where they want to build a refinery. But things don't go as expected. (111 mins.)
Director: Bill Forsyth
“ 2/96 ” - gjlhome
 
85.
Little Shop of Horrors (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A nerdy florist finds his chance for success and romance with the help of a giant man-eating plant who demands to be fed. (94 mins.)
Director: Frank Oz
“ saw in theater 1986 ” - gjlhome
 
86.
Little Darlings (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Two fifteen year-old girls from different sides of the tracks compete to see who will be first to lose their virginity while at camp. (96 mins.)
“ saw in theater 1980 ” - gjlhome
 
87.
The Last Starfighter (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A discouraged video-gaming boy finds himself recruited as a gunner for an alien defense force. (101 mins.)
Director: Nick Castle
“ saw in theater 1984 ” - gjlhome
 
88.
The Last Married Couple in America (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Mari and Jeff Thompson start to doubt their own marriage when every couple they know separate. (103 mins.)
Director: Gilbert Cates
“ saw in theater 1980 ” - gjlhome
 
89.
The Last Emperor (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The story of the final Emperor of China. (163 mins.)
“ saw in theater 1988 in malaysia ” - gjlhome
 
90.
Lady Jane (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
The death of King Henry VIII throws his kingdom into chaos because of succession disputes. His weak son Edward... (142 mins.)
Director: Trevor Nunn
“ 9/96 ” - gjlhome
 
91.
Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Luis Molina and Valentin Arregui are cell mates in a South American prison. Luis, a trans individual... (120 mins.)
Director: Hector Babenco
“ saw in theater 1985 ” - gjlhome
 
92.
Raging Bull (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
An emotionally self-destructive boxer's journey through life, as the violence and temper that leads him to the top in the ring destroys his life outside it. (129 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ 8/06 ” - gjlhome
 
93.
The Keep (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Nazis are forced to turn to a Jewish historian for help in battling the ancient demon they have inadvertently freed from its prison. (96 mins.)
Director: Michael Mann
“ saw in theater 1983 ” - gjlhome
 
94.
Just the Way You Are (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Susan is a young, beautiful and successful flute player, but because of her physical handicap, a lame leg... (94 mins.)
“ saw tv premier 1984 ” - gjlhome
 
95.
Just One of the Guys (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Terry Griffith has got it all -- looks, popularity, the perfect college boyfriend, and an article that's... (90 mins.)
Director: Lisa Gottlieb
“ 6/91 ” - gjlhome
 
96.
Jumpin' Jack Flash (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Terry works for a bank, and uses computers to communicate with clients all over the world. One day she gets a coded message from an unknown source... (105 mins.)
Director: Penny Marshall
“ saw in theater 1986 ” - gjlhome
 
97.
The Journey of Natty Gann (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
In the 1930s, a tomboyish girl runs away from her guardian to join her single father who is 2,000 miles away, because there was work there. (101 mins.)
Director: Jeremy Kagan
“ 3/94 ” - gjlhome
 
98.
Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
After severely burning himself in a drug incident, a comedian has a near death experience in which he reviews his life. (97 mins.)
Director: Richard Pryor
“ saw in theater 1986 ” - gjlhome
 
99.
The Jewel of the Nile (1985)
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This is the sequel to "Romancing the Stone" where Jack and Joan have their yacht and easy life, but... (106 mins.)
Director: Lewis Teague
“ saw in theater 1985 ” - gjlhome
 
100.
Jagged Edge (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
San Francisco heiress Page Forrester is brutally murdered in her remote beach house. Her husband Jack... (108 mins.)
“ saw in theater 1985 ” - gjlhome