Highest Rated Feature Films Released 1984-01-01 to 1984-12-31 With At Least 1000 Votes
1. Balkan Spy (1984)
95 min | Comedy, Drama
Ilija Cvorovic, a reformed former Stalinist who spent several years in a prison as a political prisoner, is called in for a routine conversation. He returns home convinced that the police ... See full summary »
2. Opasen char (1984)
90 min | Comedy, Thriller
He is well educated, charming, and gallant - a dream for each lonely lady. In reality he is a skillful swindler, who robs naive women. Cheating merchants with guilty consciences are his ... See full summary »
3. The Elusive Summer of '68 (1984)
91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
For the young man who lives in Serbian province town, the maturing coincides with the turbulent political events of the year 1968.
4. Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
R | 229 min | Crime, Drama
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.
Votes: 220,248 | Gross: $5.30M
5. Repentance (1984)
PG | 153 min | Comedy, Drama
The day after the funeral of Varlam Aravidze, the mayor of a small Georgian town, his corpse turns up in his son's garden and is secretly reburied. But the corpse keeps returning, and the ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,724 | Gross: $0.22M
6. Amadeus (1984)
R | 160 min | Biography, Drama, History
The incredible story of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, told by his peer and secret rival Antonio Salieri - now confined to an insane asylum.
Votes: 269,910 | Gross: $51.60M
8. Saaransh (1984)
137 min | Drama
An old couple lend a room on rent after recent death of the bread earner of the family, their only son. A budding actress starts living with them, who is in love with a local politician's only son. The movie shows what later ensues.
9. Strangler vs. Strangler (1984)
93 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller
When it comes to crime, Belgrade is same as any other modern metropolis, except for having its own serial killers. That blank is filled when a flower salesman begins strangling women. A ... See full summary »
10. The Terminator (1984)
R | 107 min | Action, Sci-Fi
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.
Votes: 598,116 | Gross: $38.40M
11. Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984)
PG | 117 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
Warrior/pacifist Princess Nausicaä desperately struggles to prevent two warring nations from destroying themselves and their dying planet.
12. Paris, Texas (1984)
R | 147 min | Drama
Travis Henderson, an aimless drifter who has been missing for four years, wanders out of the desert and must reconnect with society, himself, his life, and his family.
13. A Cruel Romance (1984)
142 min | Drama, Romance
Cinematographic adaptation of classical Russian play "Dowry-less" by A. Ostrovsky. Noble but poor widow seeks to arrange marriage for her three daughters. She maintains "open house" or ... See full summary »
14. This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
R | 82 min | Comedy, Music
Spinal Tap, one of England's loudest bands, is chronicled by film director Marty DeBergi on what proves to be a fateful tour.
Votes: 105,002 | Gross: $4.67M
16. The Killing Fields (1984)
R | 141 min | Drama, History, War
A journalist is trapped in Cambodia during tyrant Pol Pot's bloody "Year Zero" cleansing campaign, which claimed the lives of two million "undesirable" civilians.
Votes: 42,012 | Gross: $34.60M
18. Super Space Fortress Macross (1984)
Not Rated | 114 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
In the next century, a reconfiguring ship (think "Transformer" with a pilot) called Macross carries fifty thousand refugees within its hold as it returns to Earth pursued by giant humanoid ... See full summary »
20. A Sunday in the Country (1984)
G | 90 min | Drama
In France, before WWI. As every Sunday, an old painter living in the country is visited by his son Gonzague, coming with his wife and his three children. Then his daugther Irene arrives. ... See full summary »
22. Nothing Left to Do but Cry (1984)
113 min | Comedy, Fantasy
A teacher (Saverio) and a schoolkeeper (Mario) get lost in the Italian countryside. They find themselves in the late 15th century, they met Leonardo da Vinci and try to teach him how to ... See full summary »
23. Sexmission (1984)
117 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Two scientists are placed in hibernation and should be awaken after three years. But when they wake up, it turns out that it has been fifty years, and they are the only two males in a new, underground society composed exclusively of women.
25. Blood Simple. (1984)
R | 99 min | Crime, Thriller
A rich but jealous man hires a private investigator to kill his cheating wife and her new man. But, when blood is involved, nothing is simple.
Votes: 67,130 | Gross: $2.15M
26. La guerre des tuques (1984)
92 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
During Christmas holidays, the children of a small village split themselves into two groups and begin preparing a week-long snowball war. The rivalry opens up tension among group members, especially leaders Luc and Sophie.
27. Full Moon in Paris (1984)
R | 102 min | Drama, Romance
Louise, a young woman, who recently finished her studies in arts, is working as a interior decorator trainee. Playing the game of seduction, her life becomes more and more complicated.
Votes: 2,176 | Gross: $0.01M
28. Urusei Yatsura 2: Beautiful Dreamer (1984)
Unrated | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Lum is a cheerful alien who now lives with her human fiancée, Ataru and her goods friends on earth. The night before the school festival, the world begins to change, things seem to be ... See full summary »
30. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
PG | 118 min | Action, Adventure
A skirmish in Shanghai puts archaeologist Indiana Jones, his partner Short Round and singer Willie Scott crossing paths with an Indian village desperate to reclaim a rock stolen by a secret cult beneath the catacombs of an ancient palace.
Votes: 328,815 | Gross: $179.87M
31. Stranger Than Paradise (1984)
R | 89 min | Comedy, Drama
A self-styled New York hipster is paid a surprise visit by his younger cousin from Budapest. From initial hostility and indifference a small degree of affection grows between the two. Along... See full summary »
32. Carmen (1984)
PG | 152 min | Drama, Music
A film version of the famous Bizet opera, where a soldier (Don Jose) falls in love with a beautiful factory worker (Carmen), but she does not reciprocate his feelings.
33. The 8 Diagram Pole Fighter (1984)
98 min | Action, Drama
The Yang family was the loyal strong-arm of the Imperial army. But a jealous General betrays the Eilte Spearman and their father to the opposing Mongol army. After an ambush of a battle, ... See full summary »
34. A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
X | 91 min | Horror
Several people are hunted by a cruel serial killer who kills his victims in their dreams. While the survivors are trying to find the reason for being chosen, the murderer won't lose any chance to kill them as soon as they fall asleep.
Votes: 148,760 | Gross: $26.51M
36. Broadway Danny Rose (1984)
PG | 84 min | Comedy
In his attempts to reconcile a lounge singer with his mistress, a hapless talent agent is mistaken as her lover by a jealous gangster.
Votes: 18,540 | Gross: $10.60M
37. Secret Honor (1984)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama
A fictionalized former President Richard M. Nixon offers a solitary, stream-of-consciousness reflection on his life and political career - and the "true" reasons for the Watergate scandal and his resignation.
38. Bianca (1984)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama
Michele is a mathematics professor who just started a new job in a school with some peculiar teaching methods. After a woman in his neighborhood is murdered, Michele meets beautiful ... See full summary »
40. A Passage to India (1984)
PG | 164 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Cultural mistrust and false accusations doom a friendship in British colonial India between an Indian doctor, an Englishwoman engaged to marry a city magistrate, and an English educator.
Votes: 12,950 | Gross: $26.40M
41. Tro, håb og kærlighed (1984)
99 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Danish teens come of age in 1963. Bjorn and Erik are close friends. Bjorn is pursued by Kirsten, a future Stepford wife, but he falls for Anna, who initiates him into love and sex. Erik is ... See full summary »
42. Sharaabi (1984)
180 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In lieu of love and affections from his multi-millionaire father, Amarnath Kapoor; Vicky is instead serve brandy. Amarnath is interested in materializing his businesses to greater heights ... See full summary »
44. Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
R | 105 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A freewheeling Detroit cop pursuing a murder investigation finds himself dealing with the very different culture of Beverly Hills.
Votes: 126,075 | Gross: $234.76M
47. Wheels on Meals (1984)
TV-14 | 100 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Cousins Thomas and David, owners of a mobile restaurant, team up with their friend Moby, a bumbling private detective, to save the beautiful Sylvia, a pickpocket. Action and humor abound in... See full summary »
48. Ronja Robbersdaughter (1984)
126 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
Borka and his band and Mattis's band of robbers are rivals. Birk, his parents and their band live in the wild in Mattisforrest. They move in to Metis-stronghold, which belonged to his ... See full summary »
49. Yellow Earth (1984)
89 min | Drama, Music
'Yellow Earth' focuses on the story of a communist soldier who is sent to the countryside to collect folk songs for the Communist Revolution. There he stays with a peasant family and learns... See full summary »
50. Sixteen Candles (1984)
PG | 93 min | Comedy, Romance
A girl's "sweet" sixteenth birthday becomes anything but special as she suffers from every embarrassment possible.
Votes: 73,711 | Gross: $20.50M