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Eyes of a Stranger (1981)

Eyes of a Stranger (1981)

Eyes of a Stranger (1981)
IMDb: 6.0
84 min

A TV newswoman (Lauren Tewes) catches a pervert (John DiSanti) watching her sister (Jennifer Jason Leigh) who cannot see, hear or speak.

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Genre: Horror, Thriller
The Ondekoza (1981)

The Ondekoza (1981)

The Ondekoza (1981)
IMDb: 7.8
105 min

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…

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Genre: Documentary
The Pit (1981)

The Pit (1981)

The Pit (1981)
IMDb: 5.8
96 min

Twelve year-old Jamie Benjamin is a solitary misunderstood boy in his preteens. His classmates pick on him, his neighbors think he’s weird and his parents ignore him. But now Jamie…

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Female Beautician Rope Discipline (1981)

Female Beautician Rope Discipline (1981)

Female Beautician Rope Discipline (1981)
IMDb: 5.0
69 min

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…

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Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
The Incubus (1982)

The Incubus (1982)

The Incubus (1982)
IMDb: 5.4
93 min

In the small New England town of Galen, a young teenage boy claims he has dreams of young women being brutally raped and murdered. A doctor and the local sheriff…

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Genre: Horror, Thriller
The Hand (1981)

The Hand (1981)

The Hand (1981)
IMDb: 5.5
104 min

Jon Lansdale is a comic book artist who loses his right hand in a car accident. The hand was not found at the scene of the accident, but it soon…

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Genre: Horror, Thriller
Sphinx (1981)

Sphinx (1981)

Sphinx (1981)
IMDb: 5.2
118 min

Egyptologist Erica Baron finds more than she bargained for during her long-planned trip to The Land of the Pharoahs – murder, theft, betrayal, love, and a mummy’s curse!

Take This Job and Shove It (1981)

Take This Job and Shove It (1981)

Take This Job and Shove It (1981)
IMDb: 4.9
100 min

A junior executive is ordered to boost output in the hometown brewery where his old friends work.

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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Buddy goes West (1981)

Buddy goes West (1981)

Buddy goes West (1981)
IMDb: 6.6
90 min

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…

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Knock on Wood (1981)

Knock on Wood (1981)

Knock on Wood (1981)
IMDb: 7.3
91 min

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…

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Yokohama BJ Blues (1981)

Yokohama BJ Blues (1981)

Yokohama BJ Blues (1981)
IMDb: 6.8
112 min

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

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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Body and Soul (1981)

Body and Soul (1981)

Body and Soul (1981)
IMDb: 4.5
109 min

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.

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Genre: Drama
Mommie Dearest (1981)

Mommie Dearest (1981)

Mommie Dearest (1981)
IMDb: 6.7
129 min

In this biographical film, glamorous yet lonely star Joan Crawford takes in two orphans, and at first their unconventional family seems happy. But after Joan’s attempts at romantic fulfillment go…

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Genre: Drama
Butcher, Baker, Nightmare Maker (1982)

Butcher, Baker, Nightmare Maker (1982)

Butcher, Baker, Nightmare Maker (1982)
IMDb: 6.4
96 min

Rejected by her lover, the only man left in Cheryl’s life is the orphaned nephew she has raised as her own son. She’ll stop at nothing to keep Billy with…

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Genre: Horror, Thriller
Who Pulled the Plug? (1981)

Who Pulled the Plug? (1981)

Who Pulled the Plug? (1981)
IMDb: 5.8
99 min

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…

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Genre: Comedy
The Rooster (1981)

The Rooster (1981)

The Rooster (1981)
IMDb: 5.8
97 min

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…

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Genre: Comedy
Butterfly (1982)

Butterfly (1982)

Butterfly (1982)
IMDb: 4.7
108 min

Jess Tyler lives a quiet life next to an abandoned mining factory by himself in the desert. His life is turned upside down when a sexually provocative young woman comes…

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Genre: Crime, Drama
Time Bandits (1981)

Time Bandits (1981)

Time Bandits (1981)
IMDb: 7.0
110 min

Young history buff Kevin can scarcely believe it when six dwarfs emerge from his closet one night. Former employees of the Supreme Being, they’ve purloined a map charting all of…

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My Bloody Valentine (1981)

My Bloody Valentine (1981)

My Bloody Valentine (1981)
IMDb: 6.3
90 min

Twenty years ago in the sleepy mining town of Valentine Bluffs, a fatal mining disaster occurred on Valentine’s Day while some of the crew was decorating for a party. The…

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The Decline of Western Civilization (1981)

The Decline of Western Civilization (1981)

The Decline of Western Civilization (1981)
IMDb: 7.6
100 min

The Los Angeles punk music scene circa 1980 is the focus of this film. With Alice Bag Band, Black Flag, Catholic Discipline, Circle Jerks, Fear, Germs, and X.

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Halloween II (1981)

Halloween II (1981)

Halloween II (1981)
IMDb: 6.5
92 min

After failing to kill stubborn survivor Laurie and taking a bullet or six from former psychiatrist Dr. Sam Loomis, Michael Myers has followed Laurie to the Haddonfield Memorial Hospital, where…

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Genre: Horror
Mad Max 2 (1981)

Mad Max 2 (1981)

Mad Max 2 (1981)
IMDb: 7.6
96 min

Max Rockatansky returns as the heroic loner who drives the dusty roads of a postapocalyptic Australian Outback in an unending search for gasoline. Arrayed against him and the other scraggly…

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Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
IMDb: 8.4
115 min

When Dr. Indiana Jones – the tweed-suited professor who just happens to be a celebrated archaeologist – is hired by the government to locate the legendary Ark of the Covenant,…

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Genre: Action, Adventure
On Golden Pond (1981)

On Golden Pond (1981)

On Golden Pond (1981)
IMDb: 7.6
109 min

For Norman and Ethel Thayer, this summer on golden pond is filled with conflict and resolution. When their daughter Chelsea arrives, the family is forced to renew the bonds of…

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Genre: Drama
Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen (1981)

Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen (1981)

Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen (1981)
IMDb: 4.2
95 min

Famous detective Charlie Chan is called out of retirement to help a San Francisco detective solve a mysterious series of murders. With his bumbling grandson as his sidekick, Chan also…

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Graduation Day (1981)

Graduation Day (1981)

Graduation Day (1981)
IMDb: 4.8
96 min

After a high school track runner, named Laura, suddenly dies from a heart attack after finishing a 30-second 200-meter race, a killer wearing a sweat suit and a fencing mask…

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Genre: Horror
The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981)

The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981)

The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981)
IMDb: 6.6
122 min

This remake of the 1946 movie of the same name accounts an affair between a seedy drifter and a seductive wife of a roadside cafe owner. This begins a chain…

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Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
True Confessions (1981)

True Confessions (1981)

True Confessions (1981)
IMDb: 6.3
108 min

A cop clashes with his priest brother while investigating the brutal murder of a young prostitute

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Genre: Crime, Drama
Final Exam (1981)

Final Exam (1981)

Final Exam (1981)
IMDb: 4.7
89 min

In a small college in North Carolina, only a select few students are left to take mid terms. But, when a killer strikes, it could be everyone’s final exam.

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Genre: Horror
Bloody Birthday (1981)

Bloody Birthday (1981)

Bloody Birthday (1981)
IMDb: 5.8
85 min

In 1970, three children are born at the height of a total eclipse. Due to the sun and moon blocking Saturn, which controls emotions, they have become heartless killers ten…

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Thief (1981)

Thief (1981)

Thief (1981)
IMDb: 7.4
123 min

Frank is an expert professional safecracker, specialized in high-profile diamond heists. He plans to use his ill-gotten income to retire from crime and build a nice life for himself complete…

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Taps (1981)

Taps (1981)

Taps (1981)
IMDb: 6.8
126 min

Military cadets take extreme measures to ensure the future of their academy when its existence is threatened by local condo developers.

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Genre: Drama
Ms .45 (1981)

Ms .45 (1981)

Ms .45 (1981)
IMDb: 6.8
80 min

A shy and mute seamstress goes insane after being attacked and raped twice in one day. She wanders the New York streets at night in a sexy black dress with…

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Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)

Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)

Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)
IMDb: 6.1
87 min

Five years after the horrible bloodbath at Camp Crystal Lake, it seems Jason Voorhees and his demented mother are in the past. Paul opens up a new camp close to…

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Genre: Thriller
Heavy Metal (1981)

Heavy Metal (1981)

Heavy Metal (1981)
IMDb: 6.7
86 min

A glowing orb terrorizes a young girl with a collection of stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror.

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Eyewitness (1981)

Eyewitness (1981)

Eyewitness (1981)
IMDb: 6.0
103 min

Daryll Deever is a janitor in an office building in New York, and a big fan of TV news reporter, Tony Sokolow. When a rich man is murdered in Daryll’s…

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Genre: Thriller
The Burning (1981)

The Burning (1981)

The Burning (1981)
IMDb: 6.4
91 min

A caretaker at a summer camp is burned when a prank goes tragically wrong. After several years of intensive treatment at hospital, he is released back into society, albeit missing…

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Genre: Horror
Escape from New York (1981)

Escape from New York (1981)

Escape from New York (1981)
IMDb: 7.2
99 min

In 1997, the island of Manhattan has been walled off and turned into a giant maximum security prison within which the country’s worst criminals are left to form their own…

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The Evil Dead (1981)

The Evil Dead (1981)

The Evil Dead (1981)
IMDb: 7.5
85 min

When a group of college students finds a mysterious book and recording in the old wilderness cabin they’ve rented for the weekend, they unwittingly unleash a demonic force from the…

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Genre: Horror
Chariots of Fire (1981)

Chariots of Fire (1981)

Chariots of Fire (1981)
IMDb: 7.2
125 min

In the class-obsessed and religiously divided UK of the early 1920s, two determined young runners train for the 1924 Paris Olympics. Eric Liddell, a devout Christian born to Scottish missionaries…

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Genre: Drama, History