1980s filmsby lila0489 | created - 27 Oct 2017 | updated - 2 months ago | Public
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3. Boy Meets Girl (1984)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Romance
Paris by night. Alex, 22, wants to become a filmmaker. He is fascinated by first times and his girlfriend, Florence, has just left him for his best friend, Thomas. First break-up, first ... See full summary »
4. Mauvais Sang (1986)
Unrated | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Marc (Michel Piccoli) recruits Alex (Denis Lavant), son of his former, now dead colleague. Alex is a card shark with a big dream to go out to the world and leave his own mark. His ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,969 | Gross: $0.02M
5. City of Pirates (1983)
Not Rated | 111 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
A surreal odyssey in which a melancholic maidservant crosses paths with a homicidal little boy, travels to a tiny island and encounters a man with multiple personalities.
6. Blue Velvet (1986)
R | 120 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
The discovery of a severed human ear found in a field leads a young man on an investigation related to a beautiful, mysterious nightclub singer and a group of psychopathic criminals who have kidnapped her child.
Votes: 163,616 | Gross: $8.55M
8. Stranger Than Paradise (1984)
R | 89 min | Comedy, Drama
A New Yorker's life is thrown into a tailspin when his younger cousin surprise visits him, starting a strange, unpredictable adventure.
Votes: 31,263 | Gross: $2.44M
10. Favourites of the Moon (1984)
Not Rated | 101 min | Crime, Drama
Awarded the Special Jury Prize at the 41st Venice International Film Festival, this absurdist comedy, with its sprawling cast of crooks, thieves, anarchists, prostitutes, chief inspectors, ... See full summary »
11. Possession (1981)
R | 124 min | Drama, Horror
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.
Votes: 20,542 | Gross: $1.11M
12. Heaven's Gate (1980)
R | 219 min | Adventure, Drama, Western
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.
Votes: 12,327 | Gross: $3.48M
13. Something Wild (1986)
R | 114 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
A free-spirited woman "kidnaps" a yuppie for a weekend of adventure. But the fun quickly takes a dangerous turn when her ex-convict husband shows up.
Votes: 14,669 | Gross: $8.36M
15. Love on the Ground (1984)
125 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A play within a play within a play within a play. Actors perform a play in a house, an audience member invites them to work in his own home improvising a play around his own life. The line between fiction and reality blur.
16. First Name: Carmen (1983)
R | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Music
A woman involved with a terrorist group becomes dangerously close to the police officer guarding the bank they plan to rob.
19. After Hours (1985)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
An ordinary word processor has the worst night of his life after he agrees to visit a girl in Soho who he met that evening at a coffee shop.
Votes: 50,236 | Gross: $10.60M
20. Full Moon in Paris (1984)
R | 101 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: 2,881 | Gross: $0.01M
21. Le Pont du Nord (1981)
Not Rated | 129 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
Young unhinged female ex-con with a motorcycle helps a sickly young homeless woman in red discover what the map of Paris she took from her gangster boyfriend leads to.
Votes: 848 | Gross: $0.01M
22. Merry-Go-Round (1981)
Not Rated | 160 min | Crime, Drama
Elizabeth sends telegrams to her old boyfriend Ben in NYC and to her younger sister Leo in Rome to join her in Paris, where she is selling her dead father's estate. When Ben and Leo arrive, a mysterious adventure begins.
24. Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (1989)
NC-17 | 101 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
An unbalanced but alluring former mental patient takes a porn star prisoner in the hopes of convincing her to marry him.
Votes: 21,792 | Gross: $4.09M
26. Toute une nuit (1982)
90 min | Drama
Following over two dozen different people in the almost wordless atmosphere of a dark night in a Brussels town, Akerman examines acception and rejection in the realm of romance.
28. Rumble Fish (1983)
R | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 29,117 | Gross: $2.49M
32. Paris, Texas (1984)
R | 145 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.
Votes: 75,466 | Gross: $2.18M
35. Pauline at the Beach (1983)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Marion is about to divorce from her husband and takes her 15-year-old niece Pauline on a vacation to Granville. She meets an old love...
36. Four Adventures of Reinette and Mirabelle (1987)
Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Reinette and Mirabelle are two young girls. Reinette lives in the countryside, Mirabelle in Paris. They meet during a holiday of Mirabelle in the country, when Reinette helps her to repair ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,619 | Gross: $0.22M
38. She Spent So Many Hours Under the Sun Lamps (1985)
130 min | Drama, Fantasy
A young film director is turning a movie with his friend Christa (reminds us of the real-life relationship between Garrel and Nico). In the film-within-the-film there are two couples, one ... See full summary »
39. Les baisers de secours (1989)
90 min | Drama
The familiar conflicts of a film director planning to make a movie about his life and the confrontation he has with his wife, an actress who was turned down for such project in which she wanted to play herself.
40. Summer (1986)
R | 99 min | Drama, Romance
It's July, and Delphine has nowhere to go for the summer. She feels very bored and "empty", but this won't last; one day she accidently meets someone who seems to be totally made for her...
Votes: 5,426 | Gross: $0.04M
41. Beetlejuice (1988)
PG | 92 min | Comedy, Fantasy
The spirits of a deceased couple are harassed by an unbearable family that has moved into their home, and hire a malicious spirit to drive them out.
Votes: 232,952 | Gross: $73.71M
44. The Man with Two Brains (1983)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
A brain surgeon marries a femme fatale, causing his life to turn upside down. Things go more awry when he falls in love with a talking brain.
Votes: 22,526 | Gross: $10.10M
45. The Last of England (1987)
Unrated | 92 min | Drama, Fantasy
The artist's personal commentary on the decline of his country in a language closer to poetry than prose. A dark meditation on London under Thatcher.