1981

A Plasticine Crow
8.2

A Plasticine Crow

Dec. 31, 1981

A Plasticine Crow

Short animation of a Russian folk tale, made in 1981. A parody of the fable by Ivan Krylov “The Crow and the Fox”.
Modern Problems
5.1

Modern Problems

Dec. 25, 1981

Modern Problems

Jealous, harried air traffic controller Max Fielder, recently dumped by his girlfriend, comes into contact with nuclear waste and is granted the ...
Reds
7.3

Reds

Dec. 25, 1981

Reds

An account of the revolutionary years of the legendary American journalist John Reed (1887-1920), who shared his adventurous professional life ...
Mad Max 2
7.6

Mad Max 2

Dec. 24, 1981

Mad Max 2

Max Rockatansky returns as the heroic loner who drives the dusty roads of a postapocalyptic Australian Outback in an unending search for ...
The Marquis of Grillo
7.8

The Marquis of Grillo

Dec. 23, 1981

The Marquis of Grillo

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 ...
Strange Affair
6.8

Strange Affair

Dec. 23, 1981

Strange Affair

A young Parisian advertising executive becomes so captivated by the unsettling charm of his mysterious new employer that he eventually abandons ...
Os Saltimbancos Trapalhões
6.6

Os Saltimbancos Trapalhões

Humble officials, friends Didi, Dedé, Mussum and Zacarias become the great attraction of the circus Bartolo, thanks to its incredible ability to ...
Fracchia The Human Beast
6.7

Fracchia The Human Beast

The world’s greatest criminal and the world greatest loser share the same face… now they’ll share the same life!
Taps
6.8

Taps

Dec. 20, 1981

Taps

Military cadets take extreme measures to insure the future of their academy when its existence is threatened by local condo developers.
Sharky’s Machine
6.4

Sharky’s Machine

Dec. 18, 1981

Sharky’s Machine

Police officer Tom Sharky gets busted back to working vice, where he happens upon a scandalous conspiracy involving a local politician. ...
Neighbors
5.6

Neighbors

Dec. 18, 1981

Neighbors

One man’s quiet suburban life takes a sickening lurch for the worse when a young couple move into the deserted house next door. From the ...
Ghost Story
6.3

Ghost Story

Dec. 18, 1981

Ghost Story

Four successful elderly gentlemen, members of the Chowder Society, share a gruesome, 50-year old secret. When one of Edward Wanderley’s ...
Madly in Love
7.0

Madly in Love

Dec. 18, 1981

Madly in Love

Cristina is a rich, spoiled princess visiting Rome with her royal parents. The mission of their visit is to marry her off to a super-wealthy ...
Quest for Fire
7.3

Quest for Fire

Dec. 15, 1981

Quest for Fire

A colossal adventure odyssey that turns back the hands of time to the very beginning of man’s existence. 80,000 years ago, when man roamed ...
Four Friends
7.1

Four Friends

Dec. 11, 1981

Four Friends

Also known as Moritorium and Georgia’s Friends, Four Friends follows the titular quartet from high school to young adulthood. The film is ...
Buddy Buddy
6.6

Buddy Buddy

Dec. 11, 1981

Buddy Buddy

During a high profile Mafia testimony case, a contract killer checks-in a hotel room near the courthouse while his next door depressed neighbor ...
Pennies from Heaven
6.5

Pennies from Heaven

Dec. 11, 1981

Pennies from Heaven

A musical set in the great Busby Berkeley style. In Chicago during the depression, sheet music salesman, Arthur Parker, is trying to sell his ...
The Little Fox
8.3

The Little Fox

Dec. 10, 1981

The Little Fox

A tale about a little fox Vuk from the novel of the famous Hungarian writer István Fekete.
A Friend Is a Treasure
7.2

A Friend Is a Treasure

Alan gets a map to some war treasure which the Japanese army left behind on a small Pacific island at the end of World War II. But some gangsters ...
The Children Nobody Wanted
6.7

The Children Nobody Wanted

True story of Tom Butterfield and his crusade to provide family life for homeless children, becoming not only the first bachelor caretaker, but ...
Cabbage Soup
6.5

Cabbage Soup

Dec. 02, 1981

Cabbage Soup

2 buddy farmers are visited by aliens who like their domestic cabbage soup.
On Golden Pond
7.6

On Golden Pond

Dec. 01, 1981

On Golden Pond

For Norman and Ethel Thayer, this summer on golden pond is filled with conflict and resolution. When their daughter Chelsea arrives, the family ...
Venom
5.8

Venom

Nov. 28, 1981

Venom

International terrorists attempt to kidnap a wealthy couple’s child. Their plan comes unstuck when a deadly Black Mamba, sent by mistake ...
They All Laughed
6.4

They All Laughed

Nov. 20, 1981

They All Laughed

A mad cap private-eye caper about a team of detectives who are following, and are being followed by, a group of beautiful women.
Ragtime
7.3

Ragtime

Nov. 20, 1981

Ragtime

A young black pianist becomes embroiled in the lives of an upper-class white family set among the racial tensions, infidelity, violence, and ...
Absence of Malice
6.9

Absence of Malice

Nov. 19, 1981

Absence of Malice

Megan Carter is a reporter duped into running an untrue story on Michael Gallagher, a suspected racketeer. He has an alibi for the time his ...
Bockerer
8.1

Bockerer

Nov. 13, 1981

Bockerer

A politically naive Viennese butcher (Bockerer) manages to survive the Nazi occupation of Austria and the second world war.
Porky’s
6.2

Porky’s

Nov. 13, 1981

Porky’s

Set in 1954, a group of Florida high schoolers seek out to lose their virginity which leads them to seek revenge on a sleazy nightclub owner and ...
Roar
6.2

Roar

Nov. 12, 1981

Roar

Roar follows a family who are attacked by various African animals at the secluded home of their keeper.
Faces of Death II
3.6

Faces of Death II

Nov. 10, 1981

Faces of Death II

This movie continues in the same vein as F.O.D. 1 with short scenes of death related material. Mortuarys, accidents, police work are filmed by TV ...
The Prodigal Son
7.5

The Prodigal Son

Nov. 10, 1981

The Prodigal Son

A rich man’s son (Yuen Biao) believes himself to be the best kung fu fighter in Canton. Unfortunately, his father, anxious for his ...
The Prowler
6.1

The Prowler

Nov. 06, 1981

The Prowler

A masked killer, wearing World War II U.S. Army fatigues, stalks a small New Jersey town bent on reliving a 35-year-old double murder by focusing ...
Coup de Torchon
7.6

Coup de Torchon

Nov. 04, 1981

Coup de Torchon

In 1938 in the french West Africa, Lucien Cordier is a weak and corrupted policeman despised by the local bad boys. His wife is openly cheating ...
Halloween II
6.5

Halloween II

Oct. 30, 1981

Halloween II

After failing to kill stubborn survivor Laurie and taking a bullet or six from former psychiatrist Dr. Sam Loomis, Michael Myers has followed ...
Madman
5.3

Madman

Oct. 30, 1981

Madman

At a summer camp for youths, cocky pre-teen calls out the name of mass serial killer “Madman Marz”. Suddenly, counselors are being ...
Saturday the 14th
4.7

Saturday the 14th

Oct. 30, 1981

Saturday the 14th

After his family moves to a new house, a young boy discovers a mysterious book that details a curse hanging over the date of Saturday the 14th. ...
Looker
6.1

Looker

Oct. 30, 1981

Looker

Plastic surgeon Larry Roberts performs a series of minor alterations on a group of models who are seeking perfection. The operations are a ...