Tag: 1980s

Broadcast News (1987) 7.2

Broadcast News (1987)

Storyline:Basket-case network news producer Jane Craig falls for new reporter Tom Grunnick, a pretty boy who represents the trend towards entertainment news she despises. Aaron Altman, a talented but plain corresponde...

Working Girl (1988) 6.8

Working Girl (1988)

Storyline:Tess McGill is a frustrated secretary, struggling to forge ahead in the world of big business in New York. She gets her chance when her boss breaks her leg on a skiing holiday. McGill takes advantage of her ...

Lupin III: The Fuma Conspiracy (1987) 7.1

Lupin III: The Fuma Conspiracy (1987)

Storyline:Lupin (referred to as "Rupan" in AnimEigo's translations) must rescue his companion Goemon's bride-to-be after she is kidnapped by a ninja clan intent on stealing her family's ancestral treasure. ...

What’s Love Got to Do with It (1993) 7.3

What’s Love Got to Do with It (1993)

Storyline:Anna Mae Bullock always had a special voice. Soon after arriving in St. Louis to live with the mother who had walked out when she was small, she soon attracts the attention of pop group leader Ike Turner. Sh...

The Prowler (1981) 6.1

The Prowler (1981)

Storyline:The film begins with the return home of a wwII veteran who was the recipient of a "Dear John Letter". After swiftly dispatching a courting couple in a Gazebo we leap to present day where a college celebratio...

A Short Film About Love (1988) 8.2

A Short Film About Love (1988)

Storyline:19-year-old Tomek whiles away his lonely life by spying on his opposite neighbour Magda through binoculars. She's an artist in her mid-thirties, and appears to have everything - not least a constant stream o...

Clubbed (2008) 6.8

Clubbed (2008)

Storyline:Danny - a lonely factory worker, intimidated by life - is battered and humiliated in front of his kids in a random act of violence. His already bleak existence sinks further into the abyss. On the verge of t...

Heart of the Beholder (2005) 5.7

Heart of the Beholder (2005)

Storyline:Based on the true story of a family who opened the first videocassette rental stores in St. Louis in 1980. The family was ruined by a corrupt prosecutor who had been blackmailed by a religious group because ...

As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty (2000) 8.4

As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty (2000)

Storyline:Director Jonas Mekas provides an intimate glimpse of his personal life by constructing a feature length narrative from over 30 years of private home movie footage.User Reviews: At 288 minutes, this nearly 5 ...

Just Go with It (2011) 6.4

Just Go with It (2011)

Storyline:Danny (Adam Sandler) must engage Katherine (Jennifer Aniston), his faithful assistant, to pretend to be his soon to be ex-wife. Danny must pretend that he is married, because he lied to his dream girl, Palme...

Niet Schieten (2018) 7.6

Niet Schieten (2018)

Storyline:In one fell swoop, nine-year old David Van de Steen lost his mother, his father and his sister in an attack by the Brabant Killers in Aalst. His grandfather, Albert, has the well-nigh impossible task of givi...

Coming to America (1988) 7

Coming to America (1988)

Storyline:Immersed in luxury and riches, the courteous blue blood and refined heir apparent to Africa's prosperous kingdom of Zamunda, Prince Akeem, summons up the courage to reject an arranged marriage proposal on hi...

The Line King: The Al Hirschfeld Story (1996) 7.1

The Line King: The Al Hirschfeld Story (1996)

Storyline:The childhood, adolescence, and incredible adult years of Al Hirshfeld, celebrated creator of thousands of line drawings of famous people - many in the entertainment industry - over a span of more than sixty...

9 to 5 (1980) 6.8

9 to 5 (1980)

Storyline:Meet Franklin Hart (Dabney Coleman). The biggest "sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot" boss on the planet. He thrills in taking advantage of his head female office staff; humiliating, downplaying,...

Lupin III: Legend of the Gold of Babylon (1985) 6.3

Lupin III: Legend of the Gold of Babylon (1985)

Storyline:In New York City, several stone tablets have been unearthed that tell a tale about the Gold of Babylon. 2 Mafia families are after it as well as Lupin the 3rd himself. An old drunken woman named Rosetta appe...

The Nest (2020) 6.4

The Nest (2020)

Storyline:Life for an entrepreneur and his American family begin to take a twisted turn after moving into an English country manor.User Reviews: Greetings again from the darkness. I'm not sure how to officially protes...

The Secret of My Success (1987) 6.5

The Secret of My Success (1987)

Storyline:Brantley Foster, a well-educated kid from Kansas, has always dreamed of making it big in New York. On his first work day in New York, he is fired in a hostile take-over and learns that jobs - and girls - are...

Vanishing Point (2015) 6

Vanishing Point (2015)

Storyline:17 September 1983 was a seemingly ordinary day, except that several lives in my family has changed forever. It is the day that my parents were devastatingly wounded from a car accident. My father at the time...

Rebellion (2011) 6.9

Rebellion (2011)

Storyline:April 1988, Ouvea island, New Caledonia. 30 policemen held hostage by a group of Kanak separatists. 300 soldiers sent from France to restore order. 2 men face to face: Philippe Legorjus, captain of the GIGN ...

Everybody Wants Some!! (2016) 6.9

Everybody Wants Some!! (2016)

Storyline:In Texas in the fall of 1980, college freshman Jake Bradford, a hotshot pitcher in high school, moves into an off-campus house with other members of the college baseball team. He meets several teammates, inc...

Emmerdale (TV Series 1972– ) 4.8

Emmerdale (TV Series 1972– )

Storyline:A soap opera set in a fictional village in the Yorkshire Dales.User Reviews: He tries but you need subtitles can't hear a word he says

Ten Little Indians (1989) 4.8

Ten Little Indians (1989)

Storyline:Rehash of classic Agatha Christie story about 10 people who believe they have won a trip to go on an African safari, but are soon killed off one by one by an unknown murderer. Written by Mike...

Gold (2016) 6.7

Gold (2016)

Storyline:With the sudden death of his father, fourth-generation prospector Kenny Wells sees the family business, Washoe Mining, rapidly decline and him out of business. But ambitious Kenny has a dream, a vivid vision...

The Ewok Adventure (TV Movie 1984) 5.5

The Ewok Adventure (TV Movie 1984)

Storyline:The Towani family civilian shuttlecraft crashes on the forest moon of Endor. The four Towani's are separated. Jermitt and Catarine, the mother and father are captured by the giant Gorax, and Mace and Cindel,...