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, touching, serious, humorous, talky and captivating films and TV shows about / with nudity (full frontal - brief), father son relationship, friendship, death, male nudity, telephone call, female nudity, mentor, storytelling and catastrophe plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Biography genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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year 1984 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1984: Black Mirror: Bandersnatch (2018), Summer of '84 (2018), Code of a Killer (2015), Days and Nights (2014), Man on the Moon (1999), Gotti (2018), Breaking the Limits (2017), Loving Pablo (2017), American Made (2017), The Return of the Living Dead (1985).

List of year 1984 movies

Black Mirror: Bandersnatch (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1984, a young programmer begins to question reality as he adapts a dark fantasy novel into a video game. A mind-bending tale with multiple endings.
Style: psychedelic, tech noir, twists and turns, ambiguous ending, disturbing ...
Plot: technology, computer, repeated scene, computer game, male protagonist, interactive, alternate reality, flashback, flashbacks, psychology, video game, behavior control ...
Time: year 1984, 80s
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Summer of '84 (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
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, enigmatic, tense, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: group of friends, murder mystery, murder, basement, child protagonist, friendship, neighbor, murder suspect, child killer, serial killer, surveillance, teenage boy ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: oregon, usa
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Code of a Killer (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 65 min.
TV show
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: captivating, tense, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: dna, murder, police investigation, law enforcement, inventions and discoveries, crimes, police, dna testing, friendship, crime, deadly, small town ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, 20th century
Place: england
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Days and Nights (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Reckless desire wreaks havoc over Memorial Day weekend as a family confronts the volatile and fragile nature of love. A modern retelling of Anton Chekhov's "The Seagull", set in rural New England.
Style: humorous, touching, talky, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, love and romance, estate, parents and children, accident, siblings relations, ornithologist, recklessness, rejection, suicide, actress, director ...
Time: year 1984, 80s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: new england, usa
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Man on the Moon (1999)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Japan, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A film about the life and career of the eccentric avant-garde comedian, Andy Kaufman.
Style: touching, tragicomedy, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: comedian, showbiz, tv show, prank, rising to stardom, actor's life, human spirit, fighting illness, celebrity culture, performer's life, rise and fall, dying ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1984, year 1985
Place: new york, usa, lithuania, the philippines, memphis ...
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Gotti (2018)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: John Gotti rises to the top of the New York underworld to become the boss of the Gambino crime family. His life takes a tumultuous turn as he faces tragedy, multiple trials and a prison sentence.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, betrayal, gangsters, profanity, godfather, violence, crime, parents and children, family relations, ambition, danger, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 2002, year 1997 ...
Place: usa, new york
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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.
Style: thought provoking, based on true events, captivating, exciting
Plot: drug addict, swimming, sport competition, competition, drugs, winner, hospital, interrogation, training, accident, sport, running ...
Time: year 1988, year 1990, year 1984, year 1978
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Loving Pablo (2017)
Genre: 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, exciting, rough, brutal
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, drug cartel, cocaine, latinx lead, journalist, murder, husband wife relationship, drugs, assassination, minister, lovers, congress ...
Time: 80s, 90s, year 1989, year 1981, year 1984 ...
Place: colombia, latin america, south america, panama, florida
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American Made (2017)
Genre: Action, Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
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.
Style: factual, humorous, emotional, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: drug cartel, drug trafficking, cia, bare ass, money laundering, true crime, cocaine, pilot, drug smuggling, illegal drugs, united states of america, drug dealer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1978, year 1982, year 1984 ...
Place: colombia, usa, latin america, central america, arkansas ...
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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: scary, rough, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, punk, back from the dead, mortician, cannibalism, nuclear, monster, nudity (full frontal - brief), crematorium, warehouse, undead, attic ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: usa, kentucky, san diego california
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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: touching, captivating, emotional, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: charity, negotiation, starvation, surgery, desert, pianist, landmine, love affair, romance, obsessive quest, war, danger ...
Time: 80s, 90s, year 1989, 20th century, year 1995 ...
Place: africa, london, england, chechnya, ethiopia ...
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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: father daughter incest, mental institution, mentally challenged, incest rape, incest, teenager, lesbian interest, teenage girl, escape, strong female lead, evil woman, vomiting ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: central europe, czechoslovakia
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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: realistic, touching, sentimental, witty, feel good ...
Plot: aids, coming out, road trip, gay relationship, self discovery, love affair, human nature, couples, gay, gay slur, repression, opposites attract ...
Time: 80s, 70s, contemporary, year 1984, year 1977 ...
Place: los angeles, usa, 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: semi serious, witty, humorous, clever, realistic
Plot: eroticism, sex addict, marriage, addiction, obsession, prostitute, prostitution, sexual relations, couples, love and romance, illegal prostitution, free love ...
Time: contemporary, year 1987, year 1984
Place: amsterdam, san francisco, new york, los angeles, austin texas ...
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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, sexual, sexy, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, homosexuality, gay teenager, lgbt teen, gay, gays and lesbians, first gay sexual experience, coming out, lgbt, self discovery, high school, friendship ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: ohio, usa, midwest, new jersey, new york
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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, disturbing, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: chaos, environmentalism, workplace, life is a bitch, dishonesty, factory, state affairs, danger, society, human nature, workplace situations, political corruption ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: india
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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: serious, realistic, sincere, emotional, touching ...
Plot: cocaine, soccer, career change, vengeance, showbiz, starting over, destiny, follow your dream, rise and fall, ambition, rising to stardom, musician's life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980, year 1984
Place: italy, naples italy, europe
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Pride (2014)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
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, sincere, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: lgbt, gay, prejudice, working class, unlikely partners, social decay, generosity, society, gays and lesbians, hopes, injustice, social relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985, year 1984
Place: england, europe, london, wales, california
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That's My Boy (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: While in his teens, Donny fathered a son, Todd, and raised him as a single parent up until Todd's 18th birthday. Now, after not seeing each other for years, Todd's world comes crashing down when Donny resurfaces just before Todd's ...
Style: humorous, absurd, dark humor, funny, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: reunion, parents and children, family relations, cheating fiancee, disorder, uninvited guest, drugs/alcohol, adolescence vs adulthood, teacher student sex, parody, meet the parents, pedophile ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 1984, 80s
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston, new jersey
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The Witnesses (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Manu arrives in Paris, in the early days of AIDS, at the beginning of the 1980s. He strikes up a friendship with Adrien, a wealthy doctor in his early fifties, who introduces him to Sarah and Mehdi, a young couple.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gay, aids, friendship, moral dilemma, opera singer, siblings relations, love and romance, sexual promiscuity, gender, gay sex, infidelity, childbirth ...
Time: 80s, year 1985, year 1984
Place: paris france, france, europe, marseille, australia ...
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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: thought provoking, futuristic, disturbing, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: future dystopia, distopia, brainwashing, totalitarianism, against humanity, politics, fascism, society, fall in love, life is a bitch, dishonesty, betrayal ...
Time: future, 80s, 20th century, year 1984, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe, britain
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The Lives of Others (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, France
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: tense, sincere, gloomy, bleak, compassionate ...
Plot: surveillance, cold war, interrogation, voyeurism, espionage, blackmail, german, communism, spy, iron curtain, politics, actress ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, year 1984, 1990s
Place: germany, east germany, berlin germany, german democratic republic, europe ...
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Visitor from the Future (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 63 min.
TV show
Story: 6-grader Kolya Gerasimov discovers a time machine in a basement of an old house in Moscow and gets transferred into the 21st century. There he is allowed to look around. Accidentally, Kolya witnesses two space pirates who arrive from Saturn and ...
Plot: time travel, space pirate, time machine, alien, robot, hospital, utopia, abandoned house, school class, ray gun, flyer, nurse ...
Time: year 1984, future
Place: moscow russia
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Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 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 the infamous site, ignoring warnings to stay away, and a sexually-charged group of ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, realistic, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: summer camp, slasher, serial killer, murder, gore, psychopath, stalking, serial murder, camp, mystery killer, knife murder, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980, year 1984
Place: new jersey
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The Bag of Flour (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, Morocco
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on a true story, this beautifully-shot epic traces the life of Sarah, from her early years in a Catholic orphanage in 1970s Belgium, through her rebellious, poverty-stricken teens in a village in the Atlas mountains of Morocco.
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: teenage life, rebelliousness, rebellion, youth, society, love and romance, teenage love, discrimination, political unrest, feminism, orphan, little girl ...
Time: 20th century, year 1975, year 1984
Place: morocco, middle east, belgium
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Jobs (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The story of Steve Jobs' ascension from college dropout into one of the most revered creative entrepreneurs of the 20th century.
Style: serious, realistic, factual, inspirational, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: rise to the top, prodigy, entrepreneur, creativity, business, computers and web, inventions and discoveries, workplace situations, perfectionist, lifestyle, inventor, programmer ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: usa, india, california, new jersey
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Behind the Candelabra (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on the autobiographical novel, the tempestuous 6-year relationship between Liberace and his (much younger) lover, Scott Thorson, is recounted.
Style: stylized, realistic, factual, entertaining, serious ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, pianist, aids, celebrity, showbiz, destructive relationship, couples, age difference, lifestyle, surgery, foster parent ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s, 60s ...
Place: las vegas, usa, southern california, california
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Playoff (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Germany, France, Israel
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Playoff tells the story of legendary Israeli basketball coach Ralph Klein. He became a national hero, when he made Maccabi Tel Aviv into European Champions in the late Seventies, one of Israel's first great international sporting successes. But ...
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: immigrants, ambition, sport team, haunted by the past, athlete and trainer, society, father son relationship, basketball game, power relations, singing in a car, single mother, jewish ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984, year 1982, year 1983
Place: germany, europe, israel
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Boy (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 87 min.
Story: It's 1984, and Michael Jackson is king - even in Waihau Bay, New Zealand. Here we meet Boy, an 11-year-old who lives on a farm with his gran, a goat, and his younger brother, Rocky (who thinks he has magic powers). Shortly after Gran leaves for ...
Style: touching, humorous, emotional, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Plot: family relations, daydreamer, mischievous children, parents and children, small town, youth, unsupportive parent, loser, robbery, siblings relations, exploitation, exploit ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984, future
Place: new zealand, tokyo
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House of Boys (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Luxembourg, Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A glamorous, colourful coming-of-age story that follows the dramatic journey of Frank, a high school kid in 1984 through an exciting world of sex and music, when his deep new passion is suddenly turned into a struggle for courage, facing a new ...
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, sincere, avant garde ...
Plot: gay, male prostitute, gay teenager, gays and lesbians, terminal illness, aids, fall in love, youth, friendship, life is a bitch, bully, coming of age ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland, morocco
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