Films to Watch: 1980-1989

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1.
The Alien Dead (1980)
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A meteor strikes a houseboat in the swamps near a southern town populated by Yankees with fake accents... (74 mins.)
Director: Fred Olen Ray
 
2.
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
 
3.
Altered States (1980)
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A Harvard scientist conducts experiments on himself with a hallucinatory drug and an isolation chamber that may be causing him to regress genetically. (102 mins.)
Director: Ken Russell
 
4.
American Gigolo (1980)
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A Los Angeles male escort, who mostly caters to an older female clientèle, is accused of a murder which he did not commit. (117 mins.)
Director: Paul Schrader
 
5.
Antropophagus (1980)
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A group of tourists become stranded on an uninhabited island where they are stalked by an insane, violent, and grotesque killer that slaughtered the town's former residents. (90 mins.)
Director: Joe D'Amato
 
6.
Any Which Way You Can (1980)
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A trucker turned prize fighter, his brother and their pet orangutan have a series of misadventures involving the mob, corrupt cops, motorcycle gangs and pretty dames. (116 mins.)
Director: Buddy Van Horn
 
7.
Rapture (1979)
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A low budget horror filmmaker gets in touch with an eccentric who is trying to film his consciousness during drug abuse. (105 mins.)
Director: Iván Zulueta
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8.
Atlantic City (1980)
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In a corrupt city, a small-time gangster and the estranged wife of a pot dealer find themselves thrown together in an escapade of love, money, drugs, and danger. (104 mins.)
Director: Louis Malle
 
9.
The Awakening (1980)
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An archeologist discovers his daughter is possessed by the spirit of an Egyptian queen. To save mankind he must destroy her. (105 mins.)
Director: Mike Newell
 
10.
The Baltimore Bullet (1980)
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A tale of two hustlers trying to set up a big game. (103 mins.)
 
11.
Below the Belt (1980)
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A New York City waitress decides to become a professional wrestler. (91 mins.)
Director: Robert Fowler
 
12.
Beyond Evil (1980)
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An architect and his wife moves into a house with a bloody past and a 100 year old ghost, who possesses the wife. (94 mins.)
Director: Herb Freed
 
13.
Battle Creek Brawl (1980)
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A young Asian American martial artist is forced to participate in a brutal formal street-fight competition. (95 mins.)
Director: Robert Clouse
 
14.
The Black Marble (1980)
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A romantic comedy which explores the pressures on police officers. (113 mins.)
Director: Harold Becker
 
15.
The Boogey Man (1980)
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Through the reflection in the mirror, a girl witnesses her mother's boyfriend's murder. (82 mins.)
Director: Ulli Lommel
 
16.
Bronco Billy (1980)
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An idealistic, modern-day cowboy struggles to keep his Wild West show afloat in the face of hard luck and waning interest. (116 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
 
17.
Brubaker (1980)
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The new warden of a small prison farm in Arkansas tries to clean it up of corruption after initially posing as an inmate. (131 mins.)
 
18.
Cabo Blanco (1980)
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In 1948, an assortment of shady characters are searching for Nazi loot, sunken off the coast of Peru. (92 mins.)
Director: J. Lee Thompson
 
19.
Can't Stop the Music (1980)
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This is a pseudo autobiography of disco's The Village People. (124 mins.)
Director: Nancy Walker
 
20.
Cannibal Apocalypse (1980)
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Giovanni Lambardo Radice and John Saxon are Vietman vets that bring back contagious virus that turn people into cannibals when bitten. (96 mins.)
 
21.
Cardiac Arrest (1980)
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The "Missing Heart Murders" are plaguing San Francisco - dead bodies that turn up with their hears surgically removed... (85 mins.)
Director: Murray Mintz
 
22.
Carny (1980)
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Tired of her dull job as a waitress, Donna decides to join two carnival hustlers and see what life in their field is like. (107 mins.)
Director: Robert Kaylor
 
23.
A Change of Seasons (1980)
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Marriage takes a sour turn when a middle-aged husband falls for a young and sexy woman. Things get even more complicated when his wife starts a hot affair with a young lover of her own. (102 mins.)
Director: Richard Lang
 
24.
The Children (1980)
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A nuclear-plant leak turns a bus-load of children into murderous atomic zombies with black fingernails. (93 mins.)
Director: Max Kalmanowicz
 
25.
Christmas Evil (1980)
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A toy factory worker, mentally scarred as a child upon learning Santa Claus is not real, suffers a nervous breakdown after being belittled at work, and embarks on a Yuletide killing spree. (100 mins.)
Director: Lewis Jackson
 
26.
City of the Living Dead (1980)
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A reporter and a psychic race to close the Gates of Hell after the suicide of a clergyman caused them to open, allowing the dead to rise from their graves. (93 mins.)
Director: Lucio Fulci
 
27.
Coast to Coast (1980)
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Madie Levrington is a neurotic, wealthy woman who escapes from a New York mental institution where her... (95 mins.)
Director: Joseph Sargent
 
28.
The Competition (1980)
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The movie centers on a piano competition whose winner is assured of success. It is Paul's last chance to compete... (123 mins.)
Director: Joel Oliansky
 
29.
Cruising (1980)
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A police detective goes undercover in the underground S&M gay subculture of New York City to catch a serial killer who is preying on gay men. (102 mins.)
 
30.
The Curse of King Tut's Tomb (1980 TV Movie)
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After an archeological expedition discovers the tomb of the Egyptian king Tutankhamen, many of the scientists, engineers and workmen begin mysteriously dying off. (98 mins.)
Director: Philip Leacock
 
31.
Death Ship (1980)
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A mysterious ghostly freighter rams and sinks a modern day cruise ship whose survivors climb aboard the freighter and discover that it is a WW2 Nazi torture vessel. (91 mins.)
Director: Alvin Rakoff
 
32.
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
 
33.
Demented (1980)
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A woman is gang-raped in a horse's stable, and even though the rapists are caught and imprisoned, she... (87 mins.)
Director: Arthur Jeffreys
 
34.
Die Laughing (1980)
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A San Francisco cab driver finds himself in possession of a monkey that is carrying a formula for turning atomic waste into a plutonium bomb. He finds himself framed for a murder and chased all over town by people trying to get the formula. (108 mins.)
Director: Jeff Werner
 
35.
Don't Answer the Phone! (1980)
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A deeply disturbed Vietnam veteran terrorizes the young women of Los Angeles and taunts a radio psychologist with descriptions of his grisly crimes. (94 mins.)
Director: Robert Hammer
 
36.
Don't Go in the House (1979)
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A disturbed young man who was burned as a child by his sadistic mother stalks women with a flamethrower. (82 mins.)
Director: Joseph Ellison
 
37.
The Dogs of War (1980)
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Mercenary James Shannon, on a reconnaissance job to the African nation of Zangaro, is tortured and deported. He returns to lead a coup. (118 mins.)
Director: John Irvin
 
38.
The Earthling (1980)
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Patrick Foley has been on the move all his life. Tired of drifting, he wants to spend his last days in an isolated Australian valley where he grew up... (97 mins.)
Director: Peter Collinson
 
39.
Eaten Alive! (1980)
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A young woman teams up with an adventurer to find her missing sister in the jungles of New Guinea and they stumble upon a religious cult led by a deranged preacher whom has located his commune in an area inhabited by cannibals. (92 mins.)
Director: Umberto Lenzi
 
40.
Effects (1980)
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Some crew members of a company shooting a horror film begin to suspect that the "killings" in the movie are real, and that they are actually making a "snuff" film. (84 mins.)
Director: Dusty Nelson
 
41.
The Exterminator (1980)
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A man's best friend is killed on the streets of New York. The man (Robert Ginty) then transforms into a violent killer, turning New York into a great war zone and Christopher George is the only one to stop him. (99 mins.)
 
42.
The Fiendish Plot of Dr. Fu Manchu (1980)
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Fu Manchu's 168th birthday celebration is dampened when a hapless flunky spills Fu's age-regressing elixir vitae... (100 mins.)
Director: Piers Haggard
 
43.
The Final Countdown (1980)
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A modern aircraft carrier is thrown back in time to 1941 near Hawaii, just hours before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. (103 mins.)
Director: Don Taylor
 
44.
First Family (1980)
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Bob Newhart stars as President Manfred Link in this zany, wonderfully cast comedy from veteran funnyman Buck Henry (Heaven Can Wait, The Graduate). (97 mins.)
Director: Buck Henry
 
45.
Foolin' Around (1980)
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A working-class boy falls for a girl from a wealthy family, and must compete for her with a rich boy who also wants her. (111 mins.)
 
46.
The Formula (1980)
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A detective uncovers a formula that was devised by the Nazis in WW II to make gasoline from synthetic products... (117 mins.)
 
47.
Foxes (1980)
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A group of four teenage girls come of age in the asphalt desert of Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley arranged with a blazing soundtrack and endless drinking, drugs and sex. (106 mins.)
Director: Adrian Lyne
 
48.
Galaxina (1980)
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Main Plot: Crew of interstellar police ship is sent to recover a mysterious crystal, the Blue Star.... (95 mins.)
Director: William Sachs
 
49.
Gilda Live (1980 Documentary)
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A filmed version of the Broadway show starring comedienne Gilda Radner, complete with the characters she made famous on the TV show "Saturday Night Live." (96 mins.)
Director: Mike Nichols
 
50.
The Godsend (1980)
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An English family of six takes in a pregnant woman who disappears shortly after giving birth. They raise the baby girl as their own... (93 mins.)
 
51.
The Gong Show Movie (1980)
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A week in the life of "The Gong Show" host and creator Chuck Barris who lives through a series of outrageous competitors... (89 mins.)
Director: Chuck Barris
 
52.
Hangar 18 (1980)
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Shortly after the launch of a satellite from a space shuttle the satellite collides with an UFO in front of the crew's eyes... (97 mins.)
Director: James L. Conway
 
53.
The Happy Hooker Goes Hollywood (1980)
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A madcap comedy about Xaviera's attempt to make a film in Hollywood based on her book. Getting mixed up with some of the biggest crooked producers in town, she beats them all at their own game, and makes the film without them. (88 mins.)
Director: Alan Roberts
 
54.
The Haunting of M. (1979)
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An Eastern European family finds itself haunted by the spirit of a dead suitor. (98 mins.)
Director: Anna Thomas
 
55.
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.)
 
56.
HealtH (1980)
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A parody and satire of the U.S. political scene of the time, HealtH is set at a health food convention at a Florida luxury hotel, where a powerful political organization is deciding on a new president. (105 mins.)
Director: Robert Altman
 
57.
Heart Beat (1980)
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The life and friendship between the icons of the Beat Generation - Neal Cassady, Carloyn Cassady and Jack Kerouac. (110 mins.)
Director: John Byrum
 
58.
Heaven's Gate (1980)
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A dramatization of the real-life Johnson County War in 1890 Wyoming, in which a sheriff born into wealth attempts to protect immigrant farmers from rich cattle interests. (325 mins.)
Director: Michael Cimino
 
59.
Hero at Large (1980)
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An idealistic but struggling actor finds his life unexpectedly complicated when he stops a robbery while wearing the costume of Captain Avenger... (98 mins.)
Director: Martin Davidson
 
60.
Honeysuckle Rose (1980)
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Willie Nelson is a country singer on the road caught in a romantic triangle with Dyan Cannon and Amy Irving, the daughter of one of his longtime musical sidekick. (119 mins.)
 
61.
Hopscotch (1980)
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Grounded with a desk job by incompetent superiors, a clever CIA agent retires and writes a tell all memoir that will embarrass his bosses, prompting him to go on the run and elude them. (106 mins.)
Director: Ronald Neame
 
62.
How to Beat the High Co$t of Living (1980)
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Oregon, 1980: Jane, Elaine and Louise are all feeling the effects of inflation and cannot afford, as the title states... (105 mins.)
Director: Robert Scheerer
 
63.
In God We Tru$t (1980)
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Raised in a Trappist monastery, the innocent Brother Ambrose sets out to find money to save the bankrupt monastery... (97 mins.)
Director: Marty Feldman
 
64.
The Ivory Ape (1980 TV Movie)
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An ivory ape escapes from a freighter and makes its way to Bermuda. Two anthropologists want to save it, but the local authorities hire a big-game hunter to track it down and kill it. (104 mins.)
Director: Tom Kotani
 
65.
The Jayne Mansfield Story (1980 TV Movie)
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The gaudy rise and dizzy fall of the last great Hollywood blonde bombshell: Jayne Mansfield. (100 mins.)
Director: Dick Lowry
 
66.
The Lathe of Heaven (1980 TV Movie)
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George Orr, a man whose dreams can change waking reality, tries to suppress this unpredictable gift with drugs... (105 mins.)
 
67.
Maniac (1980)
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A psychopath, troubled by his childhood abuse, loose in New York City, kills young women and takes their scalps as his trophies. Will he find the perfect woman in a photographer, and end his killing spree? (87 mins.)
Director: William Lustig
 
68.
Motel Hell (1980)
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A seemingly friendly farmer and his sister kidnap unsuspecting travelers and bury them alive, using them to create the "special ingredient" of their famous roadside fritters. (101 mins.)
Director: Kevin Connor
 
69.
Night of the Demon (1980)
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Professor Nugent and his students try to track down Bigfoot, but end up uncovering something more sinister at work. (92 mins.)
Director: James C. Wasson
 
70.
Nightmare City (1980)
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An airplane exposed to radiation lands, and blood drinking zombies emerge armed with knives, guns and teeth! They go on a rampage slicing, dicing, and biting their way across the Italian countryside. (92 mins.)
Director: Umberto Lenzi
 
71.
The Psychotronic Man (1979)
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A man discovers that he has psychotronic powers--the ability to will people to die. He begins exercising that power. (90 mins.)
Director: Jack M. Sell
 
72.
Saturn 3 (1980)
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Two lovers stationed at a remote base in the asteroid fields of Saturn are intruded upon by a retentive technocrat from Earth and his charge: a malevolent 8-ft robot. Remember, in space no one can hear you scream. (96 mins.)
Director: Stanley Donen
 
73.
The Sea Wolves (1980)
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A true WW2 story: the British must attack a German ship but it's safe in neutral Goa. So they send civilians, ex-soldiers about 60 years old. (120 mins.)
 
74.
The Silent Scream (1979)
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During her first semester at college, a co-ed finds housing at a seaside mansion where, following the death of a fellow-student, she becomes entangled in a murder mystery surrounding the property and it's secretive tenants. (87 mins.)
Director: Denny Harris
 
75.
Spooky Encounters (1980)
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Villager Bold Cheung (Sammo Hung Kam-Bo), known for his willingness to do anything courageous, bold or daring... (102 mins.)
 
76.
Stir Crazy (1980)
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Set up and wrongfully accused, two best friends will be sent to prison for a crime they didn't commit, however, no prison cell can keep them locked in. (111 mins.)
Director: Sidney Poitier
 
77.
Super Fuzz (1980)
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Red powder from a nuclear explosion gives a police officer super powers as long as he doesn't see anything red. He is eventually framed for murder and is unsuccessfully executed by many different methods. (97 mins.)
Director: Sergio Corbucci
 
78.
Terror Train (1980)
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A masked killer targets six college kids responsible for a prank gone wrong three years earlier and who are currently throwing a large New Year's Eve costume party aboard a moving train. (97 mins.)
 
79.
The Unseen (1980)
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A trio of female reporters find themselves staying overnight in a house occupied by a hostile being lurking in the basement. (89 mins.)
Director: Peter Foleg
 
80.
Used Cars (1980)
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When the owner of a struggling used car lot is killed, it's up to the lot's hot-shot salesman to save the property from falling into the hands of the owner's ruthless brother and used-car rival. (113 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
 
81.
The Watcher in the Woods (1980)
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When a family moves to a country home, the young girls experience strange happenings that have a link to an occult event years past. (84 mins.)
Director: John Hough
 
82.
Witches' Brew (1980)
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A remake of 1944's Lon Chaney film Weird Woman (the first was Burn, Witch, Burn! in 1962) is more of a horror spoof... (98 mins.)
 
83.
Body Heat (1981)
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In the midst of a searing Florida heat wave, a woman persuades her lover, a small-town lawyer, to murder her rich husband. (113 mins.)
Director: Lawrence Kasdan
 
84.
Bustin' Loose (1981)
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Joe Braxton is an ex-con who has been given a second chance to freedom after violating his probation... (94 mins.)
Director: Oz Scott
 
85.
Condorman (1981)
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Cartoonist Woody becomes the superhero he draws. Using his gadgets he helps a Soviet spy defect to the West. (90 mins.)
Director: Charles Jarrott
 
86.
Continental Divide (1981)
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A hard-nosed Chicago journalist has an unlikely love affair with an eagle researcher. (103 mins.)
Director: Michael Apted
 
87.
Dead & Buried (1981)
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A suspense horror film set in a small coastal town where, after a series of gory murders commited by mobs of townspeople against visiting tourists, the corpses begin to come back to life. (94 mins.)
Director: Gary A. Sherman
 
88.
Deadly Blessing (1981)
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After her husband dies of mysterious circumstances, a widow becomes increasingly paranoid of the neighboring religious community that may have diabolical plans for her. (100 mins.)
Director: Wes Craven
 
89.
The Devil and Max Devlin (1981)
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When Max dies in an accident, he goes straight to hell. But the devil Barney makes him an offer: if... (96 mins.)
 
90.
Don't Go in the Woods (1981)
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A maniacal murderer kills tourists in the woods. (82 mins.)
Director: James Bryan
 
91.
The Funhouse (1981)
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Four teenage friends spend the night in a carnival funhouse and are stalked by a deformed man in a Frankenstein mask. (96 mins.)
Director: Tobe Hooper
 
92.
Going Ape! (1981)
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When his father - who owned a circus - dies, Foster inherits 5 million dollars - and 3 orangutans. However... (87 mins.)
 
93.
Graduation Day (1981)
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A masked killer begins murdering students on the school track team after a track runner dies upon completion of a 30 second 200-meter race. (96 mins.)
Director: Herb Freed
 
94.
The Hand (1981)
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Jon Lansdale is a comic book artist who loses his right hand in a car accident. The hand was not found at the scene of the accident... (104 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
 
95.
Heartbeeps (1981)
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Two household robots run away and try to start a family. (78 mins.)
Director: Allan Arkush
 
96.
Modern Problems (1981)
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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
 
97.
The Nesting (1981)
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A writer suffering from agoraphobia rents an isolated house so she can concentrate on her writing. She doesn't know that the house is a former brothel, and is inhabited by the ghosts of dead prostitutes. (103 mins.)
Director: Armand Weston
 
98.
The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A small town stud wants to go to Nashville and be a big country star. His ambitious kid sister works as his manager. When they cross paths with a small town sheriff, their dream comes in jeopardy. (112 mins.)
 
99.
Pennies from Heaven (1981)
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During the Great Depression, a sheet music salesman seeks to escape his dreary life through popular music and a love affair with an innocent school teacher. (108 mins.)
Director: Herbert Ross
 
100.
Piranha Part Two: The Spawning (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  
A scuba diving instructor, her biochemist boyfriend, and her police chief ex-husband try to link a series of bizarre deaths to a mutant strain of piranha fish whose lair is a sunken freighter ship off a Caribbean island resort. (84 mins.)
Director: James Cameron