Search results for "1980"
Fist of Fear, Touch of Death

Fist of Fear, Touch of Death

Fist of Fear, Touch of Death
IMDb: 2.4
86

A television reporter interviews fighters and promoters about Bruce Lee in preparation for a tournament to claim the title of “Successor to the Bruce Lee legacy”. Footage from Bruce Lee’s…

Mystery!

Mystery!

Mystery!
IMDb: N/A
N/A

Genre: Action, Drama
War of the Shaolin Temple

War of the Shaolin Temple

War of the Shaolin Temple
IMDb: 6.3
89

Set during the Sung Dynasty, patriotic monks of the Shaolin Temple fight against foreign invasion.

Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Will Your Heart Beat Faster?

Will Your Heart Beat Faster?

Will Your Heart Beat Faster?
IMDb: 7.1
104

In a spoof on the contemporary sacred cons, two yuppy couples get entangled with warring smugglers of dope that include fake priests and nuns as well as Japanese and Chinese…

Genre: Comedy
Gamera: Super Monster

Gamera: Super Monster

Gamera: Super Monster
IMDb: 3.6
92

As a massive alien craft heads to Earth to do evil, three good and powerful superwomen befriend a young boy who has a special connection to Gamera. The alien Zanon…

Koto: The Ancient City

Koto: The Ancient City

Koto: The Ancient City
IMDb: 6.6
125

Chieko (Momoe Yamaguchi) has been raised as the only child of parents who run a dry goods store. When Chieko was a middle-school student, she learned that her parents are…

Genre: Drama
The Pocketbook

The Pocketbook

The Pocketbook
IMDb: 7
13

In the course of a botched purse-snatching, a boy comes to question the path of his life. Billy Woodberry’s second film, and first completed in 16mm, adapts Langston Hughes’ short…

Genre: Drama
Nitemare

Nitemare

Nitemare
IMDb: 6.3
5

A child, who is afraid, of the dark forms a unique relationship with the objects that once frightened him.

Genre: Animation
The Shock of the New

The Shock of the New

The Shock of the New
IMDb: N/A
N/A

The renowned definitive eight part series on the rise and fall of the modern art movement presented by Australian art critic Robert Hughes.

Status: Ended
Genre: Documentary
The Legend of Alfred Packer

The Legend of Alfred Packer

The Legend of Alfred Packer
IMDb: 5.1
93

Based on a true story of Colorado’s only convicted killer/cannibal Alfred Packer.

Genre: Adventure, Drama
First Voyage

First Voyage

First Voyage
IMDb: 5.7
90

When her mother dies, a teenage girl, together with her five-year-old brother, decides to find her long-absent sailor father.

Genre: Drama
Daughter Rite

Daughter Rite

Daughter Rite
IMDb: 6.3
49

A feminist documentary about female relationships, especially between mother and daughter.

Genre: Documentary
The Wicked

The Wicked

The Wicked
IMDb: 5.7
129

A selfish playboy uses rich women to pay off his debts. Divorcing his wife and marrying the woman he loves throws him into a spiral of destruction.

Genre: Drama
A Deadly Secret

A Deadly Secret

A Deadly Secret
IMDb: 6.1
90

A treasure hunt sparks the continuing violence in this Hong Kong action film, yet the film does not focus only on the violent nature of some of the characters. An…

Genre: Action, Drama
Air Crew

Air Crew

Air Crew
IMDb: 7.3
144

Story of the lives of three Soviet pilots who are united by disaster in a small town in the mountains.

Genre: Action, Drama
The Return of King Lapusneanu

The Return of King Lapusneanu

The Return of King Lapusneanu
IMDb: 6.9
140

Alexandru Lapusneanu is one of important Moldavian rulers. A Macbeth figure, who obtains his throne in fight, who reeves any possible danger out of his way, a good “hospodar”, husband…

Genre: Drama, History
Iancu Jianu, Tax Collector

Iancu Jianu, Tax Collector

Iancu Jianu, Tax Collector
IMDb: 7.6
99

The movie details the struggle of Iancu Jianu as he’s torn between joining the struggle of the poor peasants from which he came from and being on the other side…

Genre: Action, Drama, History
Thundarr the Barbarian

Thundarr the Barbarian

Thundarr the Barbarian
TMDb: 6.6
30 min

Thundarr and his companions Ariel and Ookla wander a devastated future Earth and fight evil wherever they find it.

Status: Ended
Children in Need

Children in Need

Children in Need
TMDb: 6
300 min

BBC Children in Need is the BBC’s UK charity. Since 1980 it has raised over £600 million to change the lives of disabled children and young people in the UK….

Status: Returning Series
Killer Constable

Killer Constable

Killer Constable
IMDb: 6.9
98

2 million taels in gold has been stolen from a vault within the Forbidden City. The Empress wants the money returned within 10 days. Chief Constable Leng Tian-Ying is hired…

D.O.A.

D.O.A.

D.O.A.
IMDb: 7.3
95

Documentary chronicaling the rise and fall of the punk movement with rare interview footage of Sid Vicious and Nancy Spungen. Also concert and news footage.

Rebellious Reign

Rebellious Reign

Rebellious Reign
IMDb: 7.2
86

Top fighter leaves his sifu to join his new friend the 4th Prince, and supports him in his bid to gain the throne and eventually overthrow the Ching.

Genre: Action, Drama
Vicious and Nude

Vicious and Nude

Vicious and Nude
IMDb: 4.4
95

An aging writer has a successful career and a nice family. One day, the family goes on a trip and he stays at home. Two beautiful girls knock on his…

Genre: Horror, Thriller
Zigeunerweisen

Zigeunerweisen

Zigeunerweisen
IMDb: 6.9
144

A surreal period film following a university professor and his eerie nomad friend as they go through loose romantic triangles and face death in peculiar ways.

Genre: Drama, Mystery
The Under-Gifted

The Under-Gifted

The Under-Gifted
IMDb: 6.5
92

The story centers around a graduating class of “less-gifted” students in a private Versailles high school. Only a miracle has brought the students this far along, and after a practical…

Genre: Comedy
Erotic Symphony

Erotic Symphony

Erotic Symphony
IMDb: 4.6
80

Jess Franco film about a woman returning home from an insane asylum only to discover her husband is now living with a man. The two men eventually find a nun…

Genre: Drama, Romance
Rude Boy

Rude Boy

Rude Boy
IMDb: 6.4
133

Rude Boy is a semi-documentary, part character study, part ‘rockumentary’, featuring a British punk band, The Clash. The script includes the story of a fictional fan juxtposed with actual public…

Pray TV

Pray TV

Pray TV
IMDb: 5.1
86

A failing television station is bought out by a slick TV evangelist and starts making mountains of money in the guise of religious programming, which is actually just an excuse…

Genre: Comedy
Phobia

Phobia

Phobia
IMDb: 4.2
94

A psychiatrist involved in a radical new therapy comes under suspicion when his patients are murdered, each according to their individual phobias.

Genre: Horror, Thriller
Tora-san’s Tropical Fever

Tora-san’s Tropical Fever

Tora-san’s Tropical Fever
IMDb: 6.9
104

When cabaret singer Lily writes Toraya about her illness, Tora-san rushes to Okinawa to be by her side.

Night of the Juggler

Night of the Juggler

Night of the Juggler
IMDb: 6.5
101

An ex New York cop is desperate to find his kidnapped daughter.

Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
The Leg Fighters

The Leg Fighters

The Leg Fighters
IMDb: 5.7
90

When Pan, a South China martial artist is defeated and killed by Tan, a North China challenger in a legfighter duel, Pan’s younger brother Pak vows to crush Tan with…

Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Madicken of June Hill

Madicken of June Hill

Madicken of June Hill
IMDb: 6.4
82

A second movie based on Astrid Lindgren’s novel “Madicken och Junibackens pims”, which is about two sisters and their adventures in 1910s Sweden.

Genre: Comedy, Family
Loulou

Loulou

Loulou
IMDb: 6.7
106

A bored wife leaves her husband for an unemployed, petty criminal.

Genre: Drama, Romance
The Long Days of Summer

The Long Days of Summer

The Long Days of Summer
IMDb: 6.3
90

In this sequel to his 1978 “When Every Day Was the Fourth of July” (and a pilot to a prospective series), producer/director Dan Curtis recalls more of his youth during…

Genre: Drama, TV Movie
Lightning Over Water

Lightning Over Water

Lightning Over Water
IMDb: 6.7
91

Director ‘Nicholas Ray’ is eager to complete a final film before his imminent death from cancer. Wim Wenders is working on his own film Hammett (1983) in Hollywood, but flies…

Genre: Documentary
Jane Austen in Manhattan

Jane Austen in Manhattan

Jane Austen in Manhattan
IMDb: 4.6
108

Two teachers vie for the right to stage a play written by Jane Austen when she was twelve years old.

Genre: Drama, Romance
It’s My Turn

It’s My Turn

It’s My Turn
IMDb: 5.4
91

A successful but stressed mathematics professor goes to her father’s wedding and falls in love with her father’s bride’s son, a prematurely retired pro baseball player. She must choose between…

Genre: Comedy, Romance
Island Claws

Island Claws

Island Claws
IMDb: 4.3
90

A biological experiment in Florida goes awry. The result: 8-foot long land crabs which roar loudly and kill everything in sight.

The Age of the Earth

The Age of the Earth

The Age of the Earth
IMDb: 6.6
148

Drawing inspiration from a poem penned by Castro Alves, this film vividly captures the political, cultural, and intellectual climate of Brazil during the late 1970s. At its core, the story…

Genre: Drama