1981

The Olsen Gang Long Gone
6.9

The Olsen Gang Long Gone

Criminal genius Egon Olsen presents his accomplices Benny and Keld with yet another infallible plan that can only end badly. The booty is a red ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
Sailor Suit and Machine Gun
6.3

Sailor Suit and Machine Gun

A high-school girl inherits a declining yakuza organization, which seeks to repair its fortunes under her leadership.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
Varning för Jönssonligan
6.3

Varning för Jönssonligan

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 ...
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 ...
Race for the Yankee Zephyr
5.7

Race for the Yankee Zephyr

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
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
The Pursuit of D.B. Cooper
5.6

The Pursuit of D.B. Cooper

A speculation on the fate of the famous hijacker who parachuted with his ransom and disappeared in the mountains. Has Cooper succeeded in ...
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.
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 ...
Too Early/Too Late
5.7

Too Early/Too Late

Nov. 08, 1981

Too Early/Too Late

Inspired by a letter by Friedrich Engels and a 1974 account of two militant Marxist writers who had been imprisoned by the Nasser regime, ...
Urgh! A Music War
8.0

Urgh! A Music War

Nov. 07, 1981

Urgh! A Music War

Urgh! A Music War is a British film released in 1982 featuring performances by punk rock, new wave, and post-punk acts, filmed in 1980. Among the ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
Obscene: The Case of Peter Herzl
6.3

Obscene: The Case of Peter Herzl

A West German man, mistaken by the police for a left wing terrorist, hides in Vienna with a prostitute and her incestuous teen daughter. They ...
Le Maître d’école
5.8

Le Maître d’école

Oct. 28, 1981

Le Maître d’école

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 ...
Dark Night of the Scarecrow
6.8

Dark Night of the Scarecrow

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
5.7

Nightmare

Oct. 23, 1981

Nightmare

A drug-treated schizophrenic plagued by horrible nightmares escapes from the hospital and goes on a killing spree.
The Pit
5.8

The Pit

Oct. 23, 1981

The Pit

Twelve year-old Jamie Benjamin is a solitary misunderstood boy in his preteens. His classmates pick on him, his neighbors think he’s weird ...
Son of the White Mare
7.9

Son of the White Mare

Oct. 22, 1981

Son of the White Mare

The story’s main character is Fehérlófia, who is a man with superhuman power. He is born as the third son of a horse. He listened to old tales, ...
The Professional
7.6

The Professional

Oct. 21, 1981

The Professional

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
5.1

Hospital Massacre

Oct. 16, 1981

Hospital Massacre

While receiving a routine check-up, a beautiful woman is stalked by a maniac out to avenge a childhood Valentine’s Day humiliation.
The Olsen Gang Jumps the Fence
6.8

The Olsen Gang Jumps the Fence

As usual, Egon has an ingenious plan. And, as usual, it works just fine until one of the gang members makes some kind of funny error. This time, ...
Just Before Dawn
6.2

Just Before Dawn

Oct. 14, 1981

Just Before Dawn

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 ...
My Dinner with Andre
7.8

My Dinner with Andre

Oct. 11, 1981

My Dinner with Andre

Wallace Shawn and Andre Gregory, apparently playing themselves, share their lives over the course of an evening meal at a restaurant.
The Wave
7.1

The Wave

Oct. 04, 1981

The Wave

A teacher plays a mental game with some of his students. Based on a true story.