Search results for "1981"
The Rooster

The Rooster

The Rooster
IMDb: 5.8
97

In 1944, Cederqvist comes to a small cloth factory to see how the all-women employees can work more efficiently. At the beginning he is greeted with suspicion and his efforts…

Genre: Comedy
Who Pulled the Plug?

Who Pulled the Plug?

Who Pulled the Plug?
IMDb: 5.8
99

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 Gothenburg. A small…

Genre: Comedy
Body and Soul

Body and Soul

Body and Soul
IMDb: 4.5
109

A young man struggles to become a boxing champ, but success blinds him. It is only through the love of his girlfriend that he is brought back to reality.

Genre: Drama
Knock on Wood

Knock on Wood

Knock on Wood
IMDb: 7.3
94

When the boss’ unlucky daughter is missing in South America, Campana is sent to watch the boss’ most unlucky employee who is sent as a private detective in hopes he…

Yokohama BJ Blues

Yokohama BJ Blues

Yokohama BJ Blues
IMDb: 6.8
112

Former blues singer turned private eye, BJ becomes involved in a dangerous gang business.

Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
From Mr. Gunnar Papphammar

From Mr. Gunnar Papphammar

From Mr. Gunnar Papphammar
IMDb: 6.5
47

Genre: Comedy
Buddy goes West

Buddy goes West

Buddy goes West
IMDb: 6.6
90

Trinity series star Bud Spencer returns to the Wild West in director Michele Lupo’s comic tale of an outlaw drifter, Buddy, who is mistaken for a doctor after his Indian…

Hotel America

Hotel America

Hotel America
IMDb: 6.5
95

Helene, a pill-addicted anesthesiologist, is mourning the death of her boyfriend when, through a car accident she causes, she chances to meet the lethargic Gilles, a young man who lives…

Genre: Drama, Romance
The Ondekoza

The Ondekoza

The Ondekoza
IMDb: 7.7
107

Japanese director Tai Kato’s last film, The Ondekoza is a documentary profiling a Japanese taiko drumming group based in the remote Sado Island, Japan. The film blurs the line between…

Genre: Documentary
Female Beautician Rope Discipline

Female Beautician Rope Discipline

Female Beautician Rope Discipline
IMDb: 6.2
69

Hairstylist Misa meets S&M enthusiast Ippei and is convinced to give it a try. Then later, Ippei’s ex-wife, who happens to be one of Misa’s beauty shop clients, begins a…

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Crazed Fruit

Crazed Fruit

Crazed Fruit
IMDb: 6.8
85

A working class young man, Tetsuo, who distrusts all rich people, falls in love with a girl, Chika, from an affluent family. He has a difficult time, but love survives…

Genre: Drama
The Boat Is Full

The Boat Is Full

The Boat Is Full
IMDb: 7.1
101

During World War II, Switzerland severely limited refugees: “Our boat is full.” A train from Germany halts briefly in an isolated corner of Switzerland. Six people jump off seeking asylum:…

Genre: Drama, History, War
The Queen of Black Magic

The Queen of Black Magic

The Queen of Black Magic
IMDb: 6.2
90

A woman is seduced by and cast aside by a fickle lover. When the lover marries another woman who starts hallucinating during their wedding, she is accused of being a…

Genre: Drama, Horror
That’s My Boy

That’s My Boy

That’s My Boy
TMDb: 6.8
30 min

That’s My Boy is a British sitcom that aired on ITV from 1981 to 1986. Starring Mollie Sugden, it was written by Pam Valentine and Michael Ashton, who later wrote…

Status: Ended
Genre: Comedy
Tenko

Tenko

Tenko
IMDb: N/A
60,50 min

Based on real-life experiences, Tenko remains one of the most fondly remembered and acclaimed BBC dramas of the early 1980s. It follows a group of women, formerly comfortably well-off ex-pats…

Status: Ended
Genre: Drama
Edo Porn

Edo Porn

Edo Porn
IMDb: 6.5
119

The world-famous woodblock artist Hokusai, a widower in need of a steady income, lives with his daughter Oei in the house of his friend Bakin.

Genre: Drama, History
Quartet

Quartet

Quartet
IMDb: 6.4
101

When her husband’s arrest leaves her penniless, a woman accepts an invitation to move in with a strange couple.

Genre: Drama, Romance
Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends

Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends

Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends
TMDb: 7.5
25,30 min

Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends is an American animated television series produced by Marvel Productions starring established Marvel Comics characters Spider-Man and Iceman and an original character, Firestar. As a…

Status: Ended
Play it, Boogie-Woogie

Play it, Boogie-Woogie

Play it, Boogie-Woogie
IMDb: 6.1
130

Slow na boogie ni shitekure (also known as “Play it, Boogie-Woogie”) is 1981 Drama film directed by Toshiya Fujita, and written by Yoshio Kataoka and Eiichi Uchida , starring Atsuko…

Pee-wee’s Playhouse

Pee-wee’s Playhouse

Pee-wee’s Playhouse
TMDb: 7.7
30 min

Pee-wee’s Playhouse is an American children’s television program starring Paul Reubens as the childlike Pee-wee Herman.

Status: Ended
Genre: Comedy, Kids
Brideshead Revisited

Brideshead Revisited

Brideshead Revisited
TMDb: 8.1
60 min

In this acclaimed eleven-hours British television miniseries, Charles Ryder, an agnostic man, becomes involved with members of the Flytes, a Catholic family of aristocrats, over the course of several years…

Status: Ended
Genre: Drama
The Chosen

The Chosen

The Chosen
IMDb: 7.1
105

The Chosen follows the story of two teenage boys determined to remain friends despite the deep differences between their two families. Set in New York during the 1940s, this provocative…

Genre: Drama
Beau Pere

Beau Pere

Beau Pere
IMDb: 7
123

Rémi is a man trapped in a deteriorating marriage. When his wife is unexpectedly killed in a car accident, Rémi is left with his stepdaughter, Marion, who chooses to stay…

Genre: Drama, Romance
Mephisto

Mephisto

Mephisto
IMDb: N/A
145

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…

Genre: Drama
Diva

Diva

Diva
IMDb: N/A
117

Jules, a young Parisian postman, secretly records a concert performance given by the opera singer Cynthia Hawkins, whom he idolises. The following day, Jules runs into a woman who is…

A Country Practice

A Country Practice

A Country Practice
TMDb: 4.3
48,60 min

A Country Practice was an Australian television drama series. At its inception, one of the longest-running of its kind, produced by James Davern of JNP Productions, who had wrote the…

Status: Ended
Genre: Drama, Soap
The Imperial Navy

The Imperial Navy

The Imperial Navy
IMDb: 6.9
145

A lavish retelling of the true story of the final voyage and ultimate destruction and sinking of the battleship Yamato, Japan’s greatest flagship during the Second World War.

Genre: Drama, War
In the Shadow of the Sun

In the Shadow of the Sun

In the Shadow of the Sun
IMDb: 6.4
54

‘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…

Genre: Fantasy
Nice Dreams

Nice Dreams

Nice Dreams
IMDb: 6.2
88

Cheech and Chong house sit for a marijuana grower and rip off the crop. Stalked by keystone-style cops, Los Guys have a series of encounters with L.A. area characters even…

Genre: Comedy
Sunshine

Sunshine

Sunshine
IMDb: 8.2
121

A young woman living in the woods with her husband, a struggling musician, and her daughter discover she has terminal cancer. She begins to tape-record a journal of the time…

Genre: Drama
Lion of the Desert

Lion of the Desert

Lion of the Desert
IMDb: 8.4
173

This movie tells the story of Omar Mukhtar, an Arab Muslim rebel who fought against the Italian conquest of Libya in WWII. It gives western viewers a glimpse into this…

Genre: Action, History, War
Night of the Werewolf

Night of the Werewolf

Night of the Werewolf
IMDb: 6
92

An evil witch brings back to life the infamous Elizabeth Bathory, who was executed several hundred years previously for murdering young women and bathing in their blood.

Genre: Horror
Deadly Blessing

Deadly Blessing

Deadly Blessing
IMDb: 5.6
100

After her husband dies of mysterious circumstances, a widow becomes increasingly paranoid of the neighboring religious community that may have diabolical plans for her.

Genre: Horror
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Miss Osbourne

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Miss Osbourne

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Miss Osbourne
IMDb: 6.2
92

It’s the engagement party for brilliant young Dr. Henry Jekyll and his fiancée, the beautiful Fanny Osbourne, attended by various pillars of Victorian society. But when people are found raped…

Genre: Horror
The Beyond

The Beyond

The Beyond
IMDb: 6.8
88

A young woman inherits an old hotel in Louisiana where, following a series of supernatural “accidents”, she learns that the building was built over one of the entrances to Hell.

Genre: Horror
The Great Muppet Caper

The Great Muppet Caper

The Great Muppet Caper
IMDb: 7.2
95

Kermit and Fozzie are newspaper reporters sent to London to interview Lady Holiday, a wealthy fashion designer whose priceless diamond necklace is stolen. Kermit meets and falls in love with…

Honky Tonk Freeway

Honky Tonk Freeway

Honky Tonk Freeway
IMDb: 5.2
107

Ticlaw, a small town in Florida, has only one attraction: a safari park. The government constructs a freeway that passes near Ticlaw, but decides not to put an exit into…

Genre: Action, Comedy
The Hot Touch

The Hot Touch

The Hot Touch
IMDb: 5.3
93

A master art forger and his partner in crime, an art expert who can vouch for the authenticity of the forgeries, are making a bundle. An art dealer figures out…

Genre: Crime, Drama
The Incredible Shrinking Woman

The Incredible Shrinking Woman

The Incredible Shrinking Woman
IMDb: 5.5
88

After being exposed to a bizarre mixture of household chemicals, Pat Kramer begins to shrink. This baffles scientists, makes parenting difficult, warms the hearts of Americans, and captures the attention…

It’s Magic, Charlie Brown

It’s Magic, Charlie Brown

It’s Magic, Charlie Brown
IMDb: 7.3
24

Charlie Brown suggests Snoopy go down to the library and take out some books. Snoopy gets there and finds only one book he likes; a book on magic. Upon learning…

Genre: Animation, Family