Strange New World (Made for TV Science Fiction Movies - 1980's)by osloj | created - 15 Mar 2016 | updated - 17 Mar 2016 | Public
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1. Starflight: The Plane That Couldn't Land (1983 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 115 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
On the maiden flight of the first hypersonic commercial plane which can make the flight from New York City to London in four hours, a minor disaster occurs resulting in the plane actually ... See full summary »
4. The Girl, the Gold Watch & Everything (1980 TV Movie)
100 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
When Kirby inherits only one thing from his millionaire uncle: a pocket watch that can stop time. Only, the bad guys know that he has it, and will do anything to take it from him. But they ... See full summary »
5. The Lathe of Heaven (1980 TV Movie)
105 min | Sci-Fi
George Orr, a man whose dreams can change waking reality, tries to suppress this unpredictable gift with drugs. Dr. Haber, an assigned psychiatrist, discovers the gift to be real and ... See full summary »
6. Computercide (1981 TV Movie)
100 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
The year is 1995 and Michael Stringer is the only private eye left on Earth. One day, he is assigned by a woman to investigate Eden Isle, a complex for people who want a perfect life ... See full summary »
7. The Martian Chronicles (1980)
360 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
In the 21st century, Earth begins the colonization of Mars. However, things do not go as planned, at first due to the hostile Martian natives and later because of the self-destructive Earthmen.
10. The Invisible Woman (1983 TV Movie)
100 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
In a research lab, a scientist's pet chimpanzee mixes up an invisibility formula. A young woman accidentally drinks the solution and becomes invisible.
11. Prisoners of the Lost Universe (1983)
94 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Three people are transported into a parallel reality, where they find they must use modern technology, but medieval weapons, in order to save the citizenry from a murderous warlord.
12. Prototype (1983 TV Movie)
96 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
An intelligent android (Michael) constructed by a research team is taken outdoors and successfully passed off as human in a trial run. When the government hears of this, they order their ... See full summary »
American Playhouse (1981– )
Overdrawn at the Memory Bank
83 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The mind of a computer programmer forced to take a virtual vacation is removed by a totalitarian government and accidentally trapped in the virtual reality simulation. He must find a way out before he expires.
15. Brave New World (1980 TV Movie)
180 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
A man who grew up in a primitive society educating himself by reading Shakespeare is allowed to join the futuristic society where his parents are from. However, he cannot adapt to their repressive ways.
17. 984: Prisoner of the Future (1982 TV Movie)
76 min | Sci-Fi
A corporate executive is taken prisoner by an underground organization known as The Movement, and is turned over to a ruthless interrogator.
18. Starcrossed (1985 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 90 min | Romance, Sci-Fi
An alien woman is running from a deadly enemy and tries to hide on Earth where she meets a young mechanic, who helps her to get back home and to fight for the freedom of her people.
20. The Ewok Adventure (1984 TV Movie)
96 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Wicket the Ewok and his friends agree to help two shipwrecked human children, Mace and Cindel, on a quest to find their parents.
21. The Blue Yonder (1985 TV Movie)
92 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Sport
Have you ever thought of traveling through time, going forward or backward to any date? That's the intriguing question aviator and inventor Max Knickerbocker asks Jonathan Knicks. Max is ... See full summary »
22. Max Headroom (1985 TV Movie)
57 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
In the dystopic near future, a crusading TV reporter investigates news stories with the help of a wisecracking computer version of himself.
23. Ewoks: The Battle for Endor (1985 TV Movie)
94 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Marauders raid the Ewok village and steal a power supply they believe to be magical. Wicket helps Cindel escape the evil witch Charal, and they befriend a hermit who may help them save the village.
24. Murder in Space (1985 TV Movie)
95 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Set in the "not-so-distant future", the crew of an international space station are set to return triumphantly to Earth, until someone starts killing the other crew members.
25. J.O.E. and the Colonel (1985 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 94 min | Sci-Fi, Action
Scientists create "the perfect soldier" in a lab experiment by recombining his molecules. He is then sent out on dangerous but vital missions.
26. Not Quite Human (1987 TV Movie)
97 min | Family, Sci-Fi, Comedy
Dr. Jonas Carson, a scientist, invents Chip, an android teenager. Dr. Carson sends Chip to school with his daughter Becky to see whether an android could interact with others. But his ... See full summary »
27. The Man Who Fell to Earth (1987 TV Movie)
100 min | Action, Romance, Sci-Fi
An alien lands on Earth and decides that he needs to take a job in order to raise money to build a spaceship so he can get back to his home planet.
28. Survival Earth (1985 TV Movie)
80 min | Sci-Fi
In this Canadian rendering of a potential "apocalypse then", in 1996, after the collapse of modern civilization (due to atomic "accidents" and the "failure" of the world's economy), a young... See full summary »
29. Timestalkers (1987 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 100 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Scott McKenzie, a history professor, becomes involved with two time travelers from the year 2586 after making a discovery in an old photograph from 1886.
30. Not Quite Human II (1989 TV Movie)
91 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Chip, the android boy is back. This time, he is off to college, suffering from a computer virus and in love with Roberta, another android. Will there be a happy ending?
31. Northstar (1986 TV Movie)
90 min | Sci-Fi
An astronaut's ship passes through a strange magnetic field on its way back to Earth, and when he emerges from it after landing, he finds he has acquired superhuman powers and a super-genius IQ.
32. Condor (1985 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 73 min | Sci-Fi
In Los Angeles in 1999, a crime-fighting organization known as Condor goes up against the Black Widow, a master criminal. The Black Widow steals the national security code and threatens to ... See full summary »
33. Annihilator (1986 TV Movie)
99 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Humanoid killer robots stalk a newspaperman,, who has knowledge of their existence. One of the robots is made to look like his girlfriend.
34. Bionic Showdown: The Six Million Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman (1989 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 96 min | Action, Sci-Fi
The Bionic Woman and the Six Million Dollar Man reunite, with a few younger bionic assistants, and try to catch a bionic spy.
35. Something Is Out There (II) (1988– )
200 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Two police officers investigate a series of brutal murders in which the victims have had bodily organs removed. When one of them questions a young woman who has been seen at the crime ... See full summary »