1981

Hill Street Blues
7.5

Hill Street Blues

Jan. 15, 1981

Hill Street Blues

Hill Street Blues is an American serial police drama . Chronicling the lives of the staff of a single police precinct in an unnamed American ...
History of the World: Part I
6.9

History of the World: Part I

An uproarious version of history that proves nothing is sacred – not even the Roman Empire, the French Revolution and the Spanish Inquisition.
Stripes
6.9

Stripes

Jun. 25, 1981

Stripes

John Winger, an indolent sad sack in his 30s, impulsively joins the U.S. Army after losing his job, his girlfriend and his apartment.
A Friend Is a Treasure
7.2

A Friend Is a Treasure

Alan gets a map to some war treasure which the Japanese army left behind on a small Pacific island at the end of World War II. But some gangsters ...
Chariots of Fire
7.2

Chariots of Fire

May. 15, 1981

Chariots of Fire

In the class-obsessed and religiously divided UK of the early 1920s, two determined young runners train for the 1924 Paris Olympics. Eric ...
Cabbage Soup
6.5

Cabbage Soup

Dec. 02, 1981

Cabbage Soup

2 buddy farmers are visited by aliens who like their domestic cabbage soup.
Halloween II
6.5

Halloween II

Oct. 30, 1981

Halloween II

After failing to kill stubborn survivor Laurie and taking a bullet or six from former psychiatrist Dr. Sam Loomis, Michael Myers has followed ...
Friday the 13th Part 2
6.1

Friday the 13th Part 2

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 ...
Tarzan, the Ape Man
3.4

Tarzan, the Ape Man

Aug. 07, 1981

Tarzan, the Ape Man

The Tarzan story from Jane’s point of view. Jane Parker visits her father in Africa where she joins him on an expedition. A couple of brief ...
Excalibur
7.4

Excalibur

Apr. 10, 1981

Excalibur

A surreal adaptation of Sir Thomas Malory’s “Le Morte d’Arthur”, chronicling Arthur Pendragon’s conception, his ...
The Fox and the Hound
7.3

The Fox and the Hound

Jul. 10, 1981

The Fox and the Hound

When a feisty little fox named Tod is adopted into a farm family, he quickly becomes friends with a fun and adorable hound puppy named Copper. ...
The Evil Dead
7.5

The Evil Dead

Oct. 15, 1981

The Evil Dead

When a group of college students finds a mysterious book and recording in the old wilderness cabin they’ve rented for the weekend, they ...
Mad Max 2
7.6

Mad Max 2

Dec. 24, 1981

Mad Max 2

Max Rockatansky returns as the heroic loner who drives the dusty roads of a postapocalyptic Australian Outback in an unending search for ...
Das Boot
8.3

Das Boot

Sep. 16, 1981

Das Boot

A German submarine hunts allied ships during the Second World War, but it soon becomes the hunted. The crew tries to survive below the surface, ...
Escape from New York
7.2

Escape from New York

May. 22, 1981

Escape from New York

In 1997, the island of Manhattan has been walled off and turned into a giant maximum security prison within which the country’s worst ...
Blow Out
7.4

Blow Out

Jul. 24, 1981

Blow Out

Jack Terry is a master sound recordist who works on grade-B horror movies. Late one evening, he is recording sounds for use in his movies when he ...
For Your Eyes Only

For Your Eyes Only

Jun. 23, 1981

For Your Eyes Only

A British spy ship has sunk and on board was a hi-tech encryption device. James Bond is sent to find the device that holds British launching ...
An American Werewolf in London
7.5

An American Werewolf in London

Two American tourists in England are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists.
Private Lessons
5.2

Private Lessons

Aug. 21, 1981

Private Lessons

Phillip Filmore is a naive, 15-year-old, preoccupied with sex, who develops a crush on Nicole Mallow, the new 30-something, French housekeeper ...
Raiders of the Lost Ark
8.4

Raiders of the Lost Ark

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