Tag: 1981

Lady Chatterley’s Lover (1981) 5.2

Lady Chatterley’s Lover (1981)

Storyline:A film adaptation of D.H. Lawrence's novel. After a crippling injury leaves her husband impotent, Lady Chatterly is torn between her love for her husband and her physical desires. With her husband's consent,...

The Beyond (1981) 6.8

The Beyond (1981)

Storyline:The cellar of an old hotel is built on top of the door to the beyond. Bloody zombies roam there. A young woman who is heir of the hotel wants to restaurate it. She is confronted with strange events. A painte...

Reds (1981) 7.3

Reds (1981)

Storyline:American journalist John Reed journeys to Russia to document the Bolshevik Revolution and returns a revolutionary. His fervor for left-wing politics leads him to Louise Bryant, then married, who will become ...

Quest for Fire (1981) 7.3

Quest for Fire (1981)

Storyline:Anthony Burgess created the primitive language for the early humans in this prehistoric adventure about a trio of warriors who travel the savanna, encountering sabre-toothed tigers, mammoths and cannibalisti...

Freak Orlando (1981) 5.9

Freak Orlando (1981)

Storyline:In the form of a "small theater of the world", a history of the world from its beginnings to our day, including the errors, the incompetence, the thirst for power, the fear, the madness, the cruelty and the ...

Quartet (1981) 6.4

Quartet (1981)

Storyline:It's 1927 Paris. Following the conviction of her art dealer husband, Stephan Zelli (Anthony Higgins), for theft for which he was handed a one-year prison sentence, Marya Zelli (Isabelle Adjani), originally f...

Documenteur (1981) 7.1

Documenteur (1981)

Storyline:A young French woman, separated from her lover, tries to find a lodging in L.A. for herself and her son.User Reviews: 'Documenteur' is an interesting essay, but not one of the milestones in the filmography o...

History of the World: Part I (1981) 6.9

History of the World: Part I (1981)

Storyline:From the dawn of man to the distant future, mankind's evolution (or lack thereof) is traced. Often ridiculous but never serious, we learn the truth behind the Roman Emperor, we learn what really happened at ...

All the Wrong Clues for the Right Solution (1981) 6.2

All the Wrong Clues for the Right Solution (1981)

Storyline:A private investigator and a police inspector team up to pursue a notorious mobster, who is plotting to milk an old millionaire out of his highly-valued stocks and bonds. Along the way, the investigator cros...

Porky’s (1981) 6.2

Porky’s (1981)

Storyline:In 1954, a group of teenage male students of Florida's Angle Beach High School are determined to lose their virginity. They embark on games of sexual innuendo with female classmates whose activities Billy, T...

Mur murs (1981) 7.4

Mur murs (1981)

Storyline:Agnes Varda's documentary on murals in Los Angeles.User Reviews: The French director Agnes Varda spent a couple of different years in Los Angeles, and this particular year produced her documentary "Murs...

Ngein pak phi (1981) 3.5

Ngein pak phi (1981)

Storyline:It's a belief that the coins which are put into a dead man's mouth will be used in their next life. When that money is stolen, the dead will get it back and the thieves will face consequences from beyond the...

Strange Behavior (1981) 5.7

Strange Behavior (1981)

Storyline:Widowed John Brady is the Chief of Police in small town Galesburg, Illinois, where he has lived most of his life. His only offspring, Pete Brady, is a bright high school senior. John has been in turmoil sinc...

The Survivor (1981) 5.1

The Survivor (1981)

Storyline:Keller is an experienced pilot whose plane crashes in a field near a town. He ends up being the sole survivor, but he's unable to remember what happened that caused the plane to crash. He also can't explain ...

Raggedy Man (1981) 6.8

Raggedy Man (1981)

Storyline:It's 1944 in the small town of Gregory, Texas. Divorcée Nita Longley has been brought into the town by the telephone company to work as its switchboard operator, a job which requires her to be at the switchb...

In the Shadow of the Sun (1981) 6.4

In the Shadow of the Sun (1981)

Storyline:A collection of Super 8 films shot by Derek Jarman between 1972 and 1975, edited to the music of Throbbing Gristle.User Reviews: Derek Jarman used some of his 70s home movie footage to produce this wonderful...

Excalibur (1981) 7.4

Excalibur (1981)

Storyline:The myth of King Arthur (Nigel Terry) brought once again to the screen. Uthur Pendragon (Gabriel Byrne) is given the mystical sword Excalibur by the wizard Merlin. At his death, Uthur buries the sword into a...

The Aviator’s Wife (1981) 7.6

The Aviator’s Wife (1981)

Storyline:The aviator Christian visits his ex-mistress Anne seven o'clock in the morning, to tell her that their affair is over, because his wife is pregnant and will soon move to Paris. Anne's new lover, François, ha...

E nachtlang Füürland (1981) 7.3

E nachtlang Füürland (1981)

Storyline:A Radio commentator in Zürich, Switzerland, breaks the bonds of his dreary existence for one night in the company of a young woman only to realise at daybreak that he lacks the courage to go through with it....

The Other Hell (1981) 4.7

The Other Hell (1981)

Storyline:A priest investagates paranormal activity at a nuns' convent where a deep, dark secret is about to resurface in the guise of murder! Could the devil be behind this, or is that just what Mother Superior wants...

You Are Not I (1981) 6.7

You Are Not I (1981)

Storyline:A young woman escapes from a mental hospital during the chaos of a nearby multiple-car accident. She is mistaken for a shock victim and is driven to her sister's house by a rescue volunteer. Then the real st...

Only When I Laugh (1981) 6.4

Only When I Laugh (1981)

Storyline:A boozy Broadway actress comes out of a 12-week cure to face the problems of her best friends as well as her needy daughter. She tries to balance the terrors of returning to work with the demands of all arou...

Mary Millington’s World Striptease Extravaganza (1981) 3.6

Mary Millington’s World Striptease Extravaganza (1981)

Storyline:As a 'tribute' to the late Mary Millington, a bunch of would-be strippers compete in London to become the 'World's Best'. Blue comedian Bernie Winters punctuates the action with a load of dirty jokes.User Re...

All Night Long (1981) 5.6

All Night Long (1981)

Storyline:Executive George Dupler loses his temper and is demoted to the night manager at a 24 hour drugstore. After he suggests to his teenage son Freddie that he stop having an affair with suburban housewife Cheryl ...