Year 1984 movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant year 1984 movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, touching, bleak, emotional and captivating films and TV shows about / with death, telephone call, murder, police, father son relationship, female nudity, cigarette smoking, mentor, dancing and friendship plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Italy and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1984: The Lives of Others (2006), Cargo 200 (2007), Pride (2014), 1984 (1984), Billy Elliot (2000), Miracle at St. Anna (2008), 6-Headed Shark Attack (2018), Summer of '84 (2018), Breaking the Limits (2017), Loving Pablo (2017).
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The Visitors (1983)
Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Czechoslovakia, West Germany
30 min.
 8.3
Visitor from the Future (1984)
Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Soviet Union
65 min.
 8.3
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6-Headed Shark Attack (2018)
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA
86 min.
 3.2
Summer of '84 (2018)
Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Canada, USA
105 min.
 6.7

List of year 1984 movies

The Lives of Others (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A tragic love story set in East Berlin with the backdrop of an undercover Stasi controlled culture. Stasi captain Wieler is ordered to follow author Dreyman and plunges deeper and deeper into his life until he reaches the threshold of doubting the ...
Style: bleak, tense, gloomy, compassionate, heartbreaking ...
Plot: surveillance, communism, cold war, blackmail, interrogation, german, politics, corruption, voyeurism, paranoia, secret agents, morality ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, year 1984, 1990s
Place: germany, east germany, german democratic republic, europe, soviet union ...
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 6K
Cargo 200 (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young woman is taken hostage by a police officer and subsequently abused by the lawman gone mad.
Style: rough, bleak, psychological, suspenseful, based on true events ...
Plot: sexual abuse, kidnapping, murder, sexual perversion, hostages, crimes, rape, isolation, woman in danger, sadism, kidnapped girl, teenage rape ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1984
Place: russia, afghanistan
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 7.8
 45K
Pride (2014)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Based on a true story, the film is set in the summer of 1984 – when Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is on strike. At the Gay Pride March in London, a group of gay and lesbian activists decides to raise ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious, sincere ...
Plot: working class, lesbian couple, labor union, unlikely partners, lgbt, injustice, society, social relations, gays and lesbians, gay, social decay, homosexuality ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1985, year 1984
Place: england, europe, wales, london, california
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 58K
1984 (1984)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: George Orwell's novel of a totalitarian future society in which a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love.
Style: futuristic, bleak, psychological, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: future dystopia, brainwashing, society, fascism, totalitarianism, book, against humanity, big brother, politics, oppression, dishonesty, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 20th century, 80s, year 1984, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
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 7.7
 110K
Billy Elliot (2000)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set against the background of the 1984 Miner's Strike, Billy Elliot is an 11 year old boy who stumbles out of the boxing ring and onto the ballet floor. He faces many trials and triumphs as he strives to conquer his family's set ways, ...
Style: touching, uplifting, feel good, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: follow your dream, dancer's life, ballet, hopes, audition, prejudice, friendship, poverty, dance school, coming of age, father son relationship, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1984, 1990s
Place: england, london, northern england, europe, mine
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Miracle at St. Anna (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Miracle at St. Anna chronicles the story of four American soldiers who are members of the all-black 92nd "Buffalo Soldier" Division stationed in Tuscany, Italy during World War II.
Style: epic, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: village, soldier, partisan, war, racism, behind enemy lines, military, war crime, survival, black people, military life, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 80s, 1940s, year 1984 ...
Place: italy, europe, harlem manhattan new york city, rome italy, berlin germany ...
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6-Headed Shark Attack (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: What is supposed to be a marriage boot camp on a remote island turns into the ultimate test for survival when a 6-headed shark starts attacking the beach. Trapped with minimal weapons they try to fight off the shark, but quickly discover that no one ...
Plot: shark attack, shark, monster, mutant
Time: year 1984
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 15K
Summer of '84 (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Summer is usually a time for fun and games, but some teens get much more danger than they bargained for after beginning to suspect their neighbor is a serial murderer.
Style: suspense, ambiguous ending
Plot: friendship, serial killer, murder, neighbor, paranoia, surveillance, suspicion, newspaper, teenage crush, news report, teenager, paperboy ...
Time: year 1984
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Breaking the Limits (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Poland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on true events. In 1980s Poland, Jerzy Górski is a young man who finds the determination to struggle against his drug addiction through athletic training, with the aim of competing in the US Ironman Triathlon.
Plot: sport, drug addict, birthday present, suicide by hanging, underwater scene, hit by a car, cemetery, accident, hospital, urination, vomiting, girlfriend ...
Time: year 1990, year 1984, year 1978
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 11K
Loving Pablo (2017)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Spain, Bulgaria
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The film chronicles the rise and fall of the world's most feared drug lord Pablo Escobar and his volatile love affair with Colombia's most famous journalist Virginia Vallejo throughout a reign of terror that tore a country apart.
Style: factual, serious, rough, exciting, brutal
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, drug cartel, journalist, cocaine, latinx lead, husband wife relationship, minister, lover, pregnant woman, flashback, airplane, congress ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, year 1993, year 1982, year 1992 ...
Place: florida, colombia, panama
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Code of a Killer (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Set in 1984, Code of a Killer is a true story which tells of the discovery of DNA fingerprinting. Detective David Baker leads an investigation of the vicious murders of the two Leicestershire schoolgirls, Lynda Mann and Dawn Ashworth. Alec Jeffreys ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, tense
Plot: dna, police investigation, crime, inventions and discoveries, small town, homicide detective, dna testing, crimes, law enforcement, manhunt, murder, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1984
Place: england
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 121K
American Made (2017)
Genre: Action, Biography, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan, Colombia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The true story of pilot Barry Seal, who transported contraband for the CIA and the Medellin cartel in the 1980s.
Plot: cia, pilot, illegal drugs, fireworks, bare ass, drugs, telephone call, money, helicopter, sex scene, arrest, telephone conversation ...
Time: year 1978, 20th century, year 1985, year 1982, year 1980 ...
Place: latin america, colombia, usa, central america, panama ...
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The Return of the Living Dead (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a bumbling pair of employees at a medical supply warehouse accidentally release a deadly gas into the air, the vapors cause the dead to re-animate as they go on a rampage seeking their favorite food: brains!
Style: humorous, scary, rough, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, punk, undead, paramedic, crematorium, cemetery, attic, warehouse, walking dead, gory, cannibalism, mortician ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: kentucky, usa, san diego california
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 25K
Beyond Borders (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Beyond Borders is an epic tale of the turbulent romance between two star-crossed lovers set against the backdrop of the world's most dangerous hot spots. Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie stars as Sarah Jordan, an American living in London in ...
Style: emotional, epic, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: cia, desert, romance, charity, starvation, negotiation, surgery, pianist, love affair, war, rich and poor, landmine ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s, year 1993, year 1995 ...
Place: africa, chechnya, cambodia, ethiopia, england ...
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You Shall Not Sleep (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Argentina, Uruguay
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In an abandoned psychiatric hospital, a theatre group experiments with insomnia for the preparation of a stage play. With the passage of days without sleep, they reach new thresholds of perception that expose them to the secrets of the place and the ...
Plot: insomnia, experiment, cemetery, aspiring actor, mysterious death, violence, candle, hallucination, abandoned building, stage play, death, fire ...
Time: year 1984, year 1975
Is relevant ?
 8.3
 508
The Visitors (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia, West Germany
Duration: 30 min.
Story: It's the year 2484 and the Earth is threatened by a rogue comet which could fatally change its orbit. The solution is surprising - Adam Bernau, the greatest genius of 20th century developed 500 years ago an ingenious formula for easy ...
Plot: time travel, teenage boy, teamwork, time machine, advanced technology, exploding truck, magic, schoolboy, trick, museum, suitcase, prank ...
Time: future, year 1984, 2000s
Is relevant ?
Stand Clear of the Closing Doors (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When autistic teen Ricky is scolded for skipping class, he escapes into the subway for a days-long odyssey among the subway’s disparate denizens. Meanwhile, his mother wages an escalating search effort above ground. Based on a true story and set ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: train, mentally challenged, urban, self discovery, parents and children, missing child, misfit, family relations, social misfits, teenage life, hopes, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1984, year 2012
Place: new york, usa
Is relevant ?
 7.8
 108K
Boyz n the Hood (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Boyz n the Hood is the popular and successful film and social criticism from John Singleton about the conditions in South Central Los Angeles where teenagers are involved in gun fights and drug dealing on a daily basis.
Style: realistic, gloomy, serious, tense, rough ...
Plot: urban ghetto life, juvenile delinquency, hip hop, gang, friendship, crimes, life is a bitch, coming of age, teenage life, society, poverty, street gang ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s, year 1984 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, south central los angeles, cuba
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 7.4
 77
Love, Mary (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A teen, who is always in trouble in school and has been sent to reform school, turns her life around when a counselor discovers she is dyslexic.
Plot: reform school, dyslexia, reading aloud, classroom, stolen car, girl with glasses, belief in hell, belief in god, teenage girl, student, nurse, police car ...
Time: 1960s, year 1984, year 1966
Place: oregon, portland oregon
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 129
Un Amore (1999)
Genre: Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Twenty years of the relationship between a man and a woman. We start in the present, as they are both married to other people and are having an adulterous affair with each other. Then we move to their first date and from there chronologically ...
Plot: turin italy, doctor, extramarital affair, beach, singing, lawyer, love, divorce, friend, year 2000, world cup, guitarist ...
Time: 1990s, year 1985, year 1984, year 1989, year 1991 ...
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Molester Train: Ninja Time Slip (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 65 min.
Story: 1615. Ninja Sarutobi Sasuke is assigned the task of finding a hidden treasure that will restore his clan to their full power. However, sexy ninja warrior Kagero stands in Sasuke's way. Complications ensue when a sudden time warp occurs and both ...
Plot: ninja, sex, time, buried treasure, pervert, ponytail, warehouse, treasure, hidden treasure, black lingerie, civil war, time travel ...
Time: year 1984
Is relevant ?
Requiem for a Maiden (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A fourteen-year-old girl isplaced in an institution for mentally ill instead of a foster-home due to an official mistake. Here she gets a most cruel treatment which is governed by high-handedness of the spineless and perverse nurses. The girl ...
Plot: mentally challenged, evil woman, teenage protagonist, taking a shower, female antagonist, house on fire, male in shower, communism, mental patient, lesbian couple, screaming woman, wrapped in a towel ...
Time: year 1984
Place: central europe, czechoslovakia
Is relevant ?
That Special Summer (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The year is 1984. It's summer, and the rebellious 12-year-old girl Kid wants to stay in Gothenburg, but her mother has other plans. Kid discovers that summer vacation in Finland isn't as bad as first feared. In a few hot weeks she ...
Plot: rally, swedish, suicidal thoughts, first kiss, finnish, summer, tape recording, boy girl relationship, teenage crush, rebellious daughter, suicide attempt, suicidal tendency ...
Time: year 1984
Place: sweden, finland
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 2K
The Teacher (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The principal of an elementary school calls a special parents meeting after it’s alleged that the seemingly empathetic and kindly-looking teacher Mrs. Drazděchová uses her students to manipulate their parents.
Plot: school, parent child relationship, teacher student relationship, teacher, manipulative woman, taxi driver, urination, toilet, classroom, widow, hairdresser, taxi ...
Time: year 1984, year 1991, year 1983
Place: central europe, czechoslovakia
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Now You See Me 2 (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: One year after outwitting the FBI and winning the public’s adulation with their mind-bending spectacles, the Four Horsemen resurface only to find themselves face to face with a new enemy who enlists them to pull off their most dangerous heist yet.
Style: surprise ending, exciting, entertaining, tricky, clever ...
Plot: cheating, heist, magic, secret society, disappearance, police investigation, on the run, technology, manipulation, stage magic, illusionist, conspiracy ...
Time: year 1984, 2010s
Place: china, big ben london, new jersey, tower bridge london, macau ...
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 4K
The Trip (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When 19-year-old gay-rights activist Tommy and 24-year-old Alan first meet in 1973, they find themselves on the opposite sides of the political coin...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, witty ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, aids, gay relationship, road trip, coming out, republican, on the road, love affair, lgbt, activism, hiv, drug use ...
Time: contemporary, year 1973, year 1977, year 1984
Place: usa, los angeles, mexico, california
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I Am a Sex Addict (2005)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Just moments before his third wedding, Zahedi relates with utter sincerity and astonishing candor his obsession with prostitutes. He retraces his romantic and sexual history, including his ideological commitment to open relationships, that led to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, witty
Plot: prostitute, prostitution, marriage, sex, obsession, addiction, sexual relations, eroticism, illegal prostitution, love and romance, couples, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, year 1984, year 1987
Place: italy, munich germany, austin texas, paris france
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Edge of Seventeen (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A gay teenager finds out who he is and what he wants, who his friends are, and who loves him, in this autobiographical tale set in middle U.S. in the 1980s. Growing up, learning about life, love, sex, friends, and lovers.
Style: realistic, semi serious, sexual, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, gay, gays and lesbians, high school, friendship, summer, amusement park, homosexuality, coming out, small town, strong sexual content, fall in love ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: ohio, usa, midwest, new jersey
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Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, India
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Thirty years on from the 1984 Union Carbide plant malfunction, the consequences of which are tragically ongoing, A Prayer for Rain is the powerful and moving story of the Bhopal tragedy, one of the great corporate and environmental scandals of the ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: factory, human nature, urban ghetto, workplace situations, danger, society, life is a bitch, workplace, political corruption, urban ghetto life, environmentalism, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1984
Place: india
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 2K
One Man Up (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The debut feature by acclaimed Italian director Paolo Sorrentino (Il Divo) is a stylish and blackly comic look at the dark side of fame. Evocatively set during the eighties, the film charts the decline of two men both named Antonio Pisapia who lead ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, clever, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: soccer, cocaine, desire for fame, drugs/alcohol, nightclub, downfall, follow your dream, rise and fall, rising to stardom, siblings relations, addiction, unemployment ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980, year 1984
Place: italy, europe, naples italy
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