Feature Film, Released between 1981-01-01 and 1981-12-31, Rating Count at least 300 (Sorted by IMDb Rating Descending)
1. Khan Asparuh (1981)
323 min | Drama, History, War
This is an epic screen presentation showing the creation, the consolidation and the power of First Bulgarian Kingdom and the first Bulgarian ruler Khan Asparuh.
4. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
PG | 115 min | Action, Adventure
In 1936, archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before Adolf Hitler's Nazis can obtain its awesome powers.
Votes: 791,958 | Gross: $248.16M
6. 681 - Velichieto na hana (1981)
95 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Synopsis: In 651 C.E. Khan Kubrat died and the Khazars accelerated their raids upon Great Bulgaria. His five sons split the Bulgarian tribe and each led his to find new land where they ... See full summary »
8. Mis (1981)
111 min | Comedy
The main character is the manager of a sport club, nicknamed "Teddy Bear" by his friends and acquaintances. One day he is detained at the border just as his sport team is off to a ... See full summary »
9. Davaro: Son Eskiya (1981)
94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Memo returns from Germany to get married with his love but his fathers killer Sulo is being released from jail. As a village rule he has to get revenge for his fahter or he can not get ... See full summary »
10. Eles Não Usam Black-Tie (1981)
120 min | Drama
Union leader's son doesn't want to engage in a strike, because his wife is pregnant, thus disregarding his father's tradition of political activism.
12. Tayna tretey planety (1981)
48 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Animation
At the end of the 22nd century Alisa Seleznyova, her father Professor Seleznyov and pilot Zeleny go on a space expedition to find rare animals for Moscow Zoo. On the way they seem to ... See full summary »
13. Mathe paidi mou grammata (1981)
96 min | Comedy, Drama
In a small Greek village, short time after the collapse of the Junta regime, a memorial of those who died in the German occupation of Greece brings in the surface the political differences of a conservative teacher and his two sons.
14. Aakali Rajyam (1981)
A young revolutionary rejects the future his parents chose for him and travels to Delhi to forge his own life and according to his own ideals. His quest to find a job that does not entail ... See full summary »
15. Run, Waiter, Run! (1981)
88 min | Comedy
A comedy concerning a down on his luck bookshop owner with a penchant for women who decides to make some money by pretending to be a waiter and collecting cash from unsuspecting diners.
17. Love and Lies (1981)
90 min | Drama, Romance
A movie about two high school kids who meet in class and fall madly in love with each other. Unfortunately, His father and her mother had a history of their own between them which creates ... See full summary »
18. Vabank (1981)
108 min | Comedy, Crime
Set in Warsaw in 1930's. After six years in jail, framed for bank robbery by an accomplice, the legendary Kwinto has only revenge on his mind. He is a safecracker in the old style, a thief ... See full summary »
21. Chashme Buddoor (1981)
Not Rated | 145 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
Two womanizing slackers, Omi and Jai (Rakesh Bedi and Ravi Baswani respectively) attempt to woo the new girl in the neighbourhood, and fail - miserably. Their third room-mate, shy, and a ... See full summary »
22. Fehérlófia (1981)
81 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
A dethroned goddess-turned-horse gives birth to three superpowered sons who set out to save three princesses from three ancient dragons and reclaim their parents' lost kingdom from the underworld.
23. Umrao Jaan (1981)
145 min | Drama, Musical
In Faizabad, British India, Dilawar is sentenced to several years in prison after Amiran's Daroga dad testifies against him. After his discharge around 1840, he extracts his vengeance by ... See full summary »
24. Time for Revenge (1981)
R | 112 min | Drama, Thriller
A union organizing demolition worker and a friend of his decide to blackmail the corrupt company they work for setting up a fake accident. Because of a miscalculation the friend dies, but ... See full summary »
25. Ritam zlocina (1981)
89 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
A single teacher allows a stranger to share his home with him before it is to be torn down by developers. The stranger has a fascination with statistics, and claims he can predict crimes ... See full summary »
28. Kirik Bir Ask Hikayesi (1981)
95 min | Drama
Fuat is forced into an "advantegeous" marriage to a rich girl due to his family financial lowness. He, however loves another, Aysel. After he loses his best friend, Bedri, to suicide, he rebels against the system with heartbreaking results
29. Sesta brzina (1981)
104 min | Comedy
Dealing with his customers with an open heart a car mechanic named Zivota goes through many adventures. Some are funny, some are sad, some reveal beauty and others human misery. In the end ... See full summary »
30. My Dinner with Andre (1981)
PG | 110 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Two old friends meet for dinner; as one tells anecdotes detailing his experiences, the other notices their differing worldviews.
Votes: 15,058 | Gross: $5.25M
31. Mephisto (1981)
Unrated | 144 min | Drama
A German stage actor finds unexpected success and mixed blessings in the popularity of his performance in a Faustian play as the Nazis take power in pre-WWII Germany. As his associates and ... See full summary »
32. Il marchese del Grillo (1981)
135 min | Comedy, History
The marquess of Grillo is a good-natured, clever and women-loving man who is always inventing stories and cracking all types of jokes. The film tells the story of his life.
34. Kalyug (1981)
152 min | Drama
This movie tells story of fierce and total competition of two related business families in the days of license raaj India.The overall plot is based on Mahabharat.This movie shows that how ... See full summary »
35. Swan Lake (1981)
G | 75 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
A prince falls in love with a princess cursed to change into a swan by day, but their love is threatened by the sorcerer who keeps her imprisoned.
36. Üç Kagitçi (1981)
88 min | Comedy
Rifki has lots of luck everything seems to go as he thinks. People of his village brand him as some sort of a holy man. He becomes the governor and tries to make his village a better place.
37. Muzhiki! (1981)
94 min | Drama
Pavel's mother hates his fiancee. When Pavel serves in the Army she writes him that Nastya is no longer faithful to him. Pavel decides not to return to his native town. But many years later... See full summary »
38. Sjecas li se Dolly Bell? (1981)
Not Rated | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young man grows up in Sarajevo in the 1960s, under the shadow of his good, but ailing father, and gets attracted by the world of small-time criminals. They hire him to hide a young ... See full summary »
39. On Golden Pond (1981)
PG | 109 min | Drama
Norman is a curmudgeon with an estranged relationship with his daughter Chelsea. At Golden Pond, he and his wife nevertheless agree to care for Billy, the son of Chelsea's new boyfriend, and a most unexpected relationship blooms.
Votes: 24,846 | Gross: $119.29M
40. Banovic Strahinja (1981)
105 min | Action, Biography, Drama
In late 14th century medieval Serbia becomes the target of Ottoman invaders. One of their renegade gangs burns the castle and takes young wife of Banovic Strahinja, respected Serbian noble.... See full summary »
42. The Aviator's Wife (1981)
PG | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young student is devastated when he finds that his girlfriend is cheating on him. In order to find out why she did it, he decides to spy on her and her lover.
43. Maria, Mirabella (1981)
69 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Two little girls - Maria and Mirabella - go to the woods for a walk and encounter several magical characters, among them a frog with his feet frozen in ice, a fireworm whose shoes keep ... See full summary »
44. Pruncul, petrolul si Ardelenii (1981)
104 min | Comedy, Western
The three Brad brothers want to return to Romania, but one of them gets married and they buy a farm. Unfortunately for them, the neighbors are Hungarian, and they become enemies.
45. Bai ga jai (1981)
R | 100 min | Action, Comedy
A rich man's son (Yuen Biao) believes himself to be the best kung fu fighter in Canton. Unfortunately, his father, anxious for his son's safety, bribes all his opponents to lose. After a ... See full summary »
46. Unico (1981)
Not Rated | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
A story about how joy and happiness can be the most powerful weapon ever. A young unicorn is ordered to be taken from his home by the gods. They are envious of little Unico's power to bring... See full summary »
47. The Mysterious Castle in the Carpathians (1981)
97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
In 1897, in a castle near the town of Werewolfville in the Carpathians, a slightly deranged Professor Orfanik experiments with his new inventions which include, even at this early date, television and a film camera.
48. The Professional (1981)
R | 108 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Victim of a plot which has resulted in his imprisonment in a Central African jail for two years, a French secret agent arrives in Paris to settle accounts.
49. Prince of the City (1981)
R | 167 min | Crime, Drama
A New York City narcotics detective reluctantly agrees to cooperate with a special commission investigating police corruption. However, he soon discovers that he's in over his head, and nobody can be trusted.
Votes: 6,193 | Gross: $8.12M
50. The Road Warrior (1981)
R | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
In the post-apocalyptic Australian wasteland, a cynical drifter agrees to help a small, gasoline rich community escape a horde of bandits.
Votes: 152,316 | Gross: $12.47M