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1981

A Plasticine Crow (1981)
8.3

A Plasticine Crow (1981)

Short animation of a Russian folk tale, made in 1981. A parody of the fable by Ivan Krylov “The Crow and the Fox”. Advertisements
Modern Problems (1981)
5.0

Modern Problems (1981)

Jealous, harried air traffic controller Max Fielder, recently dumped by his girlfriend, comes into contact with nuclear waste and is granted the ...
Reds (1981)
7.4

Reds (1981)

Dec. 25, 1981

Reds (1981)

A radical American journalist becomes involved with the Communist revolution in Russia and hopes to bring its spirit and idealism to the United States.
The Marquis of Grillo (1981)
7.8

The Marquis of Grillo (1981)

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 ...
Fracchia The Human Beast (1981)
6.7

Fracchia The Human Beast (1981)

The world’s greatest criminal and the world greatest loser share the same face… now they’ll share the same life!
Taps (1981)
6.8

Taps (1981)

Dec. 20, 1981

Taps (1981)

Military cadets take extreme measures to insure the future of their academy when its existence is threatened by local condo developers.
Sharky’s Machine (1981)
6.3

Sharky’s Machine (1981)

Police officer Tom Sharky gets busted back to working vice, where he happens upon a scandalous conspiracy involving a local politician. ...
Neighbors (1981)
5.6

Neighbors (1981)

Dec. 18, 1981

Neighbors (1981)

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 (1981)
6.3

Ghost Story (1981)

Dec. 18, 1981

Ghost Story (1981)

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 (1981)
7.0

Madly in Love (1981)

Dec. 18, 1981

Madly in Love (1981)

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 ...
Göta Kanal eller Vem drog ur proppen? (1981)
5.8

Göta Kanal eller Vem drog ur proppen? (1981)

To secure an order for 1 000 cruise ships from an Arab prince, two companies have to compete by racing each other by canal from Stockholm to ...
Quest for Fire (1981)
7.4

Quest for Fire (1981)

Dec. 15, 1981

Quest for Fire (1981)

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 ...
Rasmus and the Vagabond (1981)
6.7

Rasmus and the Vagabond (1981)

9-year old orphan called Rasmus runs away from the orphanage. He meets a vagabond they call Paradise Oskar who likes to sing and play his ...
Pennies from Heaven (1981)
6.5

Pennies from Heaven (1981)

A musical set in the great Busby Berkeley style. In Chicago during the depression, sheet music salesman, Arthur Parker, is trying to sell his ...
Buddy Buddy (1981)
6.6

Buddy Buddy (1981)

Dec. 11, 1981

Buddy Buddy (1981)

During a high profile Mafia testimony case, a contract killer checks-in a hotel room near the courthouse while his next door depressed neighbor ...
A Friend Is a Treasure (1981)
7.2

A Friend Is a Treasure (1981)

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 ...
On Golden Pond (1981)
7.7

On Golden Pond (1981)

Dec. 04, 1981

On Golden Pond (1981)

For Norman and Ethel Thayer, this summer on golden pond is filled with conflict and resolution. When their daughter Chelsea arrives, the family ...
Beware of the Jönsson Gang (1981)
6.2

Beware of the Jönsson Gang (1981)

The movie begins with the Jönsson gang making a minor burglary. It goes wrong and the gang leader, Sickan, gets caught. After he has spent 10 ...
Race for the Yankee Zephyr (1981)
5.7

Race for the Yankee Zephyr (1981)

In a lake high in the mountains of New Zealand hunter Gibbie Gibson discovers a plane wreck from WW2. When he tells it around, a gang of crooks ...
Ragtime (1981)
7.3

Ragtime (1981)

Nov. 20, 1981

Ragtime (1981)

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 (1981)
6.9

Absence of Malice (1981)

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 ...
The Pursuit of D.B. Cooper (1981)
5.7

The Pursuit of D.B. Cooper (1981)

A speculation on the fate of the famous hijacker who parachuted with his ransom and disappeared in the mountains. Has Cooper succeeded in ...
Porky’s (1981)
6.2

Porky’s (1981)

Nov. 13, 1981

Porky’s (1981)

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 (1981)
6.3

Roar (1981)

Nov. 12, 1981

Roar (1981)

Roar follows a family who are attacked by various African animals at the secluded home of their keeper.
The Prodigal Son (1981)
7.6

The Prodigal Son (1981)

A rich man’s son (Yuen Biao) believes himself to be the best kung fu fighter in Canton. Unfortunately, his father, anxious for his ...
Faces of Death II (1981)
3.3

Faces of Death II (1981)

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 Prowler (1981)
6.1

The Prowler (1981)

Nov. 06, 1981

The Prowler (1981)

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 (1981)
7.6

Coup de Torchon (1981)

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 ...
Looker (1981)
6.1

Looker (1981)

Oct. 30, 1981

Looker (1981)

Plastic surgeon Larry Roberts performs a series of minor alterations on a group of models who are seeking perfection. The operations are a ...
Halloween II (1981)
6.6

Halloween II (1981)

Oct. 30, 1981

Halloween II (1981)

After failing to kill stubborn survivor Laurie and taking a bullet or six from former psychiatrist Dr. Sam Loomis, Michael Myers has followed ...
Madman (1981)
5.3

Madman (1981)

Oct. 30, 1981

Madman (1981)

At a summer camp for youths, cocky pre-teen calls out the name of mass serial killer “Madman Marz”. Suddenly, counselors are being ...
Le Maître d’école (1981)
5.8

Le Maître d’école (1981)

After having lost his job for having saved a child accused of shop lifting, Frédéric Barbier decides to become a school teacher with some funny ...
Quartet (1981)
6.5

Quartet (1981)

Oct. 25, 1981

Quartet (1981)

Quartet is the story of a girl who, adrift with her feckless husband amidst the literati of glittering Paris in the 1920s, becomes entrapped by a ...
Dark Night of the Scarecrow (1981)
6.9

Dark Night of the Scarecrow (1981)

Bubba, an intellectually disabled man, is falsely accused of attacking a young girl. Disguised as a scarecrow, he hides in a cornfield, only to ...
Nightmare (1981)
5.8

Nightmare (1981)

Oct. 23, 1981

Nightmare (1981)

A drug-treated schizophrenic plagued by horrible nightmares escapes from the hospital and goes on a killing spree.
The Pit (1981)
5.9

The Pit (1981)

Oct. 23, 1981

The Pit (1981)

Twelve year-old Jamie Benjamin is a solitary misunderstood boy in his preteens. His classmates pick on him, his neighbors think he’s weird ...
The Professional (1981)
7.6

The Professional (1981)

French secret agent Joss Baumont is sent to kill the president Njala of an African country. However, a counter-order is given before he can ...
Hospital Massacre (1981)
5.0

Hospital Massacre (1981)

While receiving a routine check-up, a beautiful woman is stalked by a maniac out to avenge a childhood Valentine’s Day humiliation.
The Evil Dead (1981)
7.5

The Evil Dead (1981)

Oct. 15, 1981

The Evil Dead (1981)

When a group of college students finds a mysterious book and recording in the old wilderness cabin they’ve rented for the weekend, they ...
Just Before Dawn (1981)
6.3

Just Before Dawn (1981)

Five campers arrive in the mountains to examine some property they have bought, but are warned by the forest ranger Roy McLean that a huge ...
Monster Hunter (1981)
5.4

Monster Hunter (1981)

Oct. 11, 1981

Monster Hunter (1981)

A man has been driven insane by church-sanctioned scientific experimentation which also causes him to be nearly impossible to kill. He is pursued ...
My Dinner with Andre (1981)
7.8

My Dinner with Andre (1981)

Wallace Shawn and Andre Gregory, apparently playing themselves, share their lives over the course of an evening meal at a restaurant.
Vernon, Florida (1981)
7.2

Vernon, Florida (1981)

Early Errol Morris documentary intersplices random chatter he captured on film of the genuinely eccentric residents of Vernon, Florida. A few ...
The Wave (1981)
7.1

The Wave (1981)

Oct. 04, 1981

The Wave (1981)

A teacher plays a mental game with some of his students. Based on a true story.
Trickster (1981)
7.7

Trickster (1981)

Oct. 01, 1981

Trickster (1981)

After his father’s death, Rıfkı (Kemal Sunal) returns from Germany to his village to sell their goods. He is declared a Saint after several ...
Two Queens and One Consort (1981)
6.0

Two Queens and One Consort (1981)

At the deathbed of his used-to-be militant mother an older man looks back at his childhood, when he was in love with his sensual aunt Coleta.
The Woman Next Door (1981)
7.4

The Woman Next Door (1981)

Madame Jouve, the narrator, tells the tragedy of Bernard and Mathilde. Bernard was living happily with his wife Arlette and his son Thomas. One ...
True Confessions (1981)
6.3

True Confessions (1981)

A cop clashes with his priest brother while investigating the brutal murder of a young prostitute
Southern Comfort (1981)
7.2

Southern Comfort (1981)

A squad of National Guards on an isolated weekend exercise in the Louisiana swamp must fight for their lives when they anger local Cajuns by ...
The Inquisitor (1981)
7.8

The Inquisitor (1981)

Sep. 23, 1981

The Inquisitor (1981)

Martinaud, an illustrious notary suspected of being the perpetrator of two horrendous crimes, voluntarily agrees to be questioned by Inspector ...
Desirable Teacher (1981)
4.9

Desirable Teacher (1981)

In a school where the meeting seems more complete sampling of teachers and professors stupid airhead, there is the class of Peter, repeating in ...
Mommie Dearest (1981)
6.7

Mommie Dearest (1981)

Sep. 18, 1981

Mommie Dearest (1981)

In this biographical film, glamorous yet lonely star Joan Crawford takes in two orphans, and at first their unconventional family seems happy. ...
Continental Divide (1981)
6.2

Continental Divide (1981)

A hard-nosed Chicago journalist has an unlikely love affair with an eagle researcher.