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Roar (1981)

Roar (1981)

Roar (1981)
IMDb: 6.2
102 min

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

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Excalibur (1981)

Excalibur (1981)

Excalibur (1981)
IMDb: 7.4
140 min

A surreal adaptation of Sir Thomas Malory’s “Le Morte d’Arthur”, chronicling Arthur Pendragon’s conception, his rise to the throne, the search by his Knights of the Round Table for the…

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Sharky’s Machine (1981)

Sharky’s Machine (1981)

Sharky’s Machine (1981)
IMDb: 6.4
122 min

Police officer Tom Sharky gets busted back to working vice, where he happens upon a scandalous conspiracy involving a local politician. Sharky’s new ‘machine’ gathers evidence while Sharky falls in…

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Gallipoli (1981)

Gallipoli (1981)

Gallipoli (1981)
IMDb: 7.4
110 min

As World War I rages, brave and youthful Australians Archy and Frank—both agile runners—become friends and enlist in the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps together. They later find themselves…

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Stripes (1981)

Stripes (1981)

Stripes (1981)
IMDb: 6.9
106 min

John Winger, an indolent sad sack in his 30s, impulsively joins the U.S. Army after losing his job, his girlfriend and his apartment.

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Genre: Action, Action, Comedy
Don’t Go in the Woods (1981)

Don’t Go in the Woods (1981)

Don’t Go in the Woods (1981)
IMDb: 3.8
82 min

Four backpackers decide to take a hike in the mountains of Utah. But within the woods lurks a killer. But who…or what…is it? The lazy local sheriff blames bears. But…

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Genre: Horror
Monster Hunter (1981)

Monster Hunter (1981)

Monster Hunter (1981)
IMDb: 5.4
90 min

A priest-doctor chasing a man with supernatural regenerative abilities, who has recently escaped from a medical lab, reaches a small town where the mutant goes on a killing spree.

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Genre: Horror
Piranha II: The Spawning (1982)

Piranha II: The Spawning (1982)

Piranha II: The Spawning (1982)
IMDb: 3.7
94 min

A scuba diving instructor, her biochemist boyfriend, and her police chief ex-husband try to link a series of bizarre deaths to a mutant strain of piranha fish whose lair is…

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Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
Cannibal Ferox (1981)

Cannibal Ferox (1981)

Cannibal Ferox (1981)
IMDb: 5.2
93 min

Three friends out to disprove cannibalism meet two men on the run who tortured and enslaved a cannibal tribe to find emeralds, and now the tribe is out for revenge.

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Genre: Adventure, Horror
Modern Romance (1981)

Modern Romance (1981)

Modern Romance (1981)
IMDb: 7.0
93 min

A film editor breaks up with his girlfriend, unsure if he is in love.

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Smash Palace (1981)

Smash Palace (1981)

Smash Palace (1981)
IMDb: 6.9
108 min

Al Shaw’s life revolves around motor racing and his back country junkyard, the “Smash Palace”. His French wife, Jacqui, doesn’t appreciate the lack of attention due to Al’s obsession with…

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Genre: Drama, Thriller
Full Moon High (1981)

Full Moon High (1981)

Full Moon High (1981)
IMDb: 4.8
93 min

A teenager becomes a werewolf after a family vacation in Transylvania.

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Carbon Copy (1981)

Carbon Copy (1981)

Carbon Copy (1981)
IMDb: 5.7
92 min

A middle-aged married wealthy white corporate executive is surprised to discover that he has a working-class black teen-age son who wants to be adopted into the almost-exclusively-white upper-middle-class community of…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama
In the Shadow of the Sun (1981)

In the Shadow of the Sun (1981)

In the Shadow of the Sun (1981)
IMDb: 6.4
51 min

‘The Shadow of the Sun’ draws upon Derek Jarman’s interest with alchemical processes as a metaphor for reprocessing Super-8 film. Jarman once described film’s union of light and matter as…

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Genre: Fantasy
The Professional (1981)

The Professional (1981)

The Professional (1981)
IMDb: 7.5
108 min

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 execute his mission and he is…

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The Monster Club (1981)

The Monster Club (1981)

The Monster Club (1981)
IMDb: 5.9
104 min

A vampire attacks a horror author on the street and then invites him to a nearby club as a gesture of gratitude, which turns out to be a meeting place…

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Genre: Comedy, Horror
Nightmare (1981)

Nightmare (1981)

Nightmare (1981)
IMDb: 5.7
97 min

A drug-treated schizophrenic plagued by horrible nightmares escapes from the hospital and goes on a killing spree.

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Genre: Horror
Evilspeak (1981)

Evilspeak (1981)

Evilspeak (1981)
IMDb: 5.7
97 min

Bullied by classmates, a pudgy military-school student fights back by computer with the devil.

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Genre: Horror
For a Cop’s Hide (1981)

For a Cop’s Hide (1981)

For a Cop’s Hide (1981)
IMDb: 6.5
105 min

Victim of manipulation, Cop Choucas is wanted for two murders and searched for by every cop in town.

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Eye of the Needle (1981)

Eye of the Needle (1981)

Eye of the Needle (1981)
IMDb: 7.1
112 min

A ruthless German spy, trying to get out of Britain with vital information about D-Day, must spend time with a young woman and her crippled husband.

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The Orchard End Murder (1981)

The Orchard End Murder (1981)

The Orchard End Murder (1981)
IMDb: 5.9
48 min

Charthurst Green, Kent, 1966. Pauline Cox accompanies Mike Robins to a village cricket match in which he is playing, but becomes bored and wanders away. She fetches up at the…

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The Cannonball Run (1981)

The Cannonball Run (1981)

The Cannonball Run (1981)
IMDb: 6.3
95 min

A cross-country road race is based on an actual event, the Cannonball Baker Sea to Shining Sea Memorial Trophy Dash, organized by Brock Yates to protest the 55 mph speed…

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Genre: Action, Action, Comedy
The Fox and the Hound (1981)

The Fox and the Hound (1981)

The Fox and the Hound (1981)
IMDb: 7.3
83 min

When a feisty little fox named Tod is adopted into a farm family, he quickly becomes friends with a fun and adorable hound puppy named Copper. Life is full of…

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Looker (1981)

Looker (1981)

Looker (1981)
IMDb: 6.1
93 min

Plastic surgeon Larry Roberts performs a series of minor alterations on a group of models who are seeking perfection. The operations are a resounding success. But when someone starts killing…

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The Howling (1981)

The Howling (1981)

The Howling (1981)
IMDb: 6.6
91 min

After a bizarre and near fatal encounter with a serial killer, a newswoman is sent to a rehabilitation center whose inhabitants may not be what they seem.

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Genre: Horror
Rasmus and the Vagabond (1981)

Rasmus and the Vagabond (1981)

Rasmus and the Vagabond (1981)
IMDb: 6.7
105 min

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 accordion. Oskar makes the Rasmus…

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Nighthawks (1981)

Nighthawks (1981)

Nighthawks (1981)
IMDb: 6.4
99 min

An international terrorist has New York in a grip of panic and it’s up to Det. Sgt. Deke DaSilva to take him down.

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Death Hunt (1981)

Death Hunt (1981)

Death Hunt (1981)
IMDb: 7.0
97 min

Yukon Territory, Canada, November 1931. Albert Johnson, a trapper who lives alone in the mountains, buys a dog almost dead after a brutal dogfight, a good deed that will put…

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The Boogens (1981)

The Boogens (1981)

The Boogens (1981)
IMDb: 5.6
95 min

Otherworldly creatures inhabit the bootleg tunnels underneath a small town mining community, and they kill any of the townsfolk who invade their home.

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Genre: Horror
Ragtime (1981)

Ragtime (1981)

Ragtime (1981)
IMDb: 7.3
155 min

A young black pianist becomes embroiled in the lives of an upper-class white family set among the racial tensions, infidelity, violence, and other nostalgic events in early 1900s New York…

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Genre: Drama
Wolfen (1981)

Wolfen (1981)

Wolfen (1981)
IMDb: 6.3
115 min

A city cop is assigned to solve a bizarre set of violent murders where it appears that the victims were killed by animals. In his pursuit he learns of an…

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Genre: Horror, Mystery
Scanners (1981)

Scanners (1981)

Scanners (1981)
IMDb: 6.8
103 min

After a man with extraordinary—and frighteningly destructive—telepathic abilities is nabbed by agents from a mysterious rogue corporation, he discovers he is far from the only possessor of such strange powers,…

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Saturday the 14th (1981)

Saturday the 14th (1981)

Saturday the 14th (1981)
IMDb: 4.7
75 min

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. Opening the book…

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Endless Love (1981)

Endless Love (1981)

Endless Love (1981)
IMDb: 4.9
116 min

Two young kids fall in love with each other. But the passion is too consuming for the parents of Jade. The parents try to stop them from seeing each other….

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Genre: Drama, Romance
Hard Country (1981)

Hard Country (1981)

Hard Country (1981)
IMDb: 5.9
104 min

Ambitious young Jodie wants more out of life than the small Texas country town she lives in has to offer. Jodie realizes that in order to pursue her dreams she…

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Genre: Drama, Romance
Kagero-za (1981)

Kagero-za (1981)

Kagero-za (1981)
IMDb: 7.1
139 min

A 1920s playwright meets a beautiful woman who may be the ghost of his patron’s deceased wife.

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Night School (1981)

Night School (1981)

Night School (1981)
IMDb: 5.6
88 min

A Boston police detective investigates a series of gruesome decapitations of various college coeds commited by a helmeted, black-leather clad serial killer which leads him to suspect a well known…

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Galaxy of Terror (1981)

Galaxy of Terror (1981)

Galaxy of Terror (1981)
IMDb: 5.1
81 min

As a lone spaceship proceeds on its long voyage across space, the crew are surprised to encounter a strange pyramid form. Surprise turns to horror as one by one, they…

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Beware Of The Jönsson Gang (1981)

Beware Of The Jönsson Gang (1981)

Beware Of The Jönsson Gang (1981)
IMDb: 6.3
89 min

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 months in jail, Vanheden…

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Genre: Comedy
American Pop (1981)

American Pop (1981)

American Pop (1981)
IMDb: 7.3
96 min

The history of American popular music runs parallel with the history of a Russian Jewish immigrant family, with each male descendant possessing different musical abilities.

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