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Essentially 80s Watchlist

Rememberable movies from the 1980s.

  • *batteries not included poster

    *batteries not included

    Release Year
    1987
    Summary
    In a soon to be demolished block of apartments, the residents resist the criminal methods used to force them to leave so a greedy tycoon can build his new skyscraper. When tiny mechanical aliens land for a recharge, they decide to stay and help out.
    • #Family
    • #Comedy
    • #Fantasy
    • #Science Fiction
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street poster

    A Nightmare on Elm Street

    Release Year
    1984
    Summary
    Teenagers in a small town are dropping like flies, apparently in the grip of mass hysteria causing their suicides. A cop's daughter, Nancy Thompson, traces the cause to child molester Fred Krueger, who was burned alive by angry parents many years before. Krueger has now come back in the dreams of his killers' children, claiming their lives as his revenge. Nancy and her boyfriend, Glen, must devise a plan to lure the monster out of the realm of nightmares and into the real world...
    • #Horror
  • A Return to Salem's Lot poster

    A Return to Salem's Lot

    Release Year
    1987
    Summary
    Joe Weber is an anthropologist who takes his son on a trip to the New England town of Salem's Lot unaware that it is populated by vampires. When the inhabitants reveal their secret, they ask Joe to write a bible for them.
    • #Horror
    • #Comedy
  • Aliens poster

    Aliens

    Release Year
    1986
    Summary
    Ripley, the sole survivor of the Nostromo's deadly encounter with the monstrous Alien, returns to Earth after drifting through space in hypersleep for 57 years. Although her story is initially met with skepticism, she agrees to accompany a team of Colonial Marines back to LV-426.
    • #Action
    • #Thriller
    • #Science Fiction
  • An American Werewolf in London poster

    An American Werewolf in London

    Release Year
    1981
    Summary
    American tourists David and Jack are savaged by an unidentified vicious animal whilst hiking on the Yorkshire Moors. Retiring to the home of a beautiful nurse to recuperate, David soon experiences disturbing changes to his mind and body.
    • #Comedy
    • #Horror
  • Armed and Dangerous poster

    Armed and Dangerous

    Release Year
    1986
    Summary
    After policeman Frank Dooley is framed for theft and loses his job on the force, he joins a security guard agency and teams up with inept former defense lawyer Norman Kane. When the two botch a job guarding a local warehouse, they begin to uncover corruption within the company and their union.
    • #Action
    • #Comedy
    • #Crime
  • Back to the Future poster

    Back to the Future

    Release Year
    1985
    Summary
    Eighties teenager Marty McFly is accidentally sent back in time to 1955, inadvertently disrupting his parents' first meeting and attracting his mother's romantic interest. Marty must repair the damage to history by rekindling his parents' romance and - with the help of his eccentric inventor friend Doc Brown - return to 1985.
    • #Adventure
    • #Comedy
    • #Science Fiction
  • Bad Boys poster

    Bad Boys

    Release Year
    1983
    Summary
    Mick O'Brien is a young Chicago street thug torn between a life of petty crime and the love of his girlfriend. But when the heist of a local drug dealer goes tragically wrong Mick is sentenced to a brutal juvenile prison where violence is a rite of passage and respect is measured in vengeance.
    • #Crime
    • #Drama
    • #Thriller
  • Better Off Dead... poster

    Better Off Dead...

    Release Year
    1985
    Summary
    High school student Lane Meyer sinks into suicidal depression when his girlfriend dumps him for jock Roy Stalin, the high school ski racing champion. Meanwhile, he has to deal with his eccentric family, a tenacious paperboy and an obnoxious neighbor whose mother is hosting a beautiful French exchange student named Monique.
    • #Comedy
    • #Romance
  • Big poster

    Big

    Release Year
    1988
    Summary
    When a young boy makes a wish at a carnival machine to be big—he wakes up the following morning to find that it has been granted and his body has grown older overnight. But he is still the same 13-year-old boy inside. Now he must learn how to cope with the unfamiliar world of grown-ups including getting a job and having his first romantic encounter with a woman.
    • #Fantasy
    • #Drama
    • #Comedy
    • #Romance
    • #Family
  • Big Trouble in Little China poster

    Big Trouble in Little China

    Release Year
    1986
    Summary
    Jack Burton, a tough-talking truck driver, goes into a supernatural tailspin when his best friend's fiancée is kidnapped.
    • #Comedy
    • #Action
    • #Fantasy
  • Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure poster
    Summary
    Bill and Ted are high school buddies starting a band. They are also about to fail their history class—which means Ted would be sent to military school—but receive help from Rufus, a traveller from a future where their band is the foundation for a perfect society. With the use of Rufus' time machine, Bill and Ted travel to various points in history, returning with important figures to help them complete their final history presentation.
    • #Adventure
    • #Comedy
    • #Science Fiction
  • Blade Runner poster

    Blade Runner

    Release Year
    1982
    Summary
    In the smog-choked dystopian Los Angeles of 2019, blade runner Rick Deckard is called out of retirement to terminate a quartet of replicants who have escaped to Earth seeking their creator for a way to extend their short life spans.
    • #Science Fiction
    • #Drama
    • #Thriller
  • Blind Fury poster

    Blind Fury

    Release Year
    1989
    Summary
    A blind Vietnam vet, trained as a swordfighter, comes to America and helps to rescue the son of a fellow soldier.
    • #Action
    • #Thriller
  • BMX Bandits poster

    BMX Bandits

    Release Year
    1983
    Summary
    Teens P.J. and Goose get their thrills on BMX bikes, performing hair-raising tricks all across Sydney, Australia. Along with their new friend Judy, they discover a box of walkie-talkies -- and find out that a gang of criminals intends to use them to monitor police signals during a bank robbery. When the young trio snatches the devices, it propels them on a hair-raising adventure in which their pedaling skills might just save their necks.
    • #Adventure
    • #Crime
    • #Drama
  • Brazil poster

    Brazil

    Release Year
    1985
    Summary
    Low-level bureaucrat Sam Lowry escapes the monotony of his day-to-day life through a recurring daydream of himself as a virtuous hero saving a beautiful damsel. Investigating a case that led to the wrongful arrest and eventual death of an innocent man instead of wanted terrorist Harry Tuttle, he meets the woman from his daydream, and in trying to help her gets caught in a web of mistaken identities, mindless bureaucracy and lies.
    • #Comedy
    • #Science Fiction
  • Brewster's Millions poster

    Brewster's Millions

    Release Year
    1985
    Summary
    Brewster, an aging minor-league baseball player, stands to inherit 300 million dollars if he can successfully spend 30 million dollars in 30 days without anything to show for it, and without telling anyone what he's up to... A task that's a lot harder than it sounds!
    • #Comedy
  • Cannonball Run II poster

    Cannonball Run II

    Release Year
    1984
    Summary
    When a wealthy sheikh puts up $1 million in prize money for a cross-country car race, there is one person crazy enough to hit the road hard with wheels spinning fast. Legendary driver J.J. McClure enters the competition along with his friend Victor and together they set off across the American landscape in a madcap action-adventure destined to test their wits and automobile skills.
    • #Action
    • #Comedy
  • Cat's Eye poster

    Cat's Eye

    Release Year
    1985
    Summary
    Three short stories linked by a stray cat that roams from one tale to the next, in this creepy triptych that begins as Dick tries to quit smoking by any means necessary. Next, we meet Johnny, an adulterous man who's forced by his lover's husband onto a building's hazardous ledge. Finally, Amanda is threatened by an evil gnome who throws suspicion on the family cat.
    • #Horror
    • #Thriller
  • Cherry 2000 poster

    Cherry 2000

    Release Year
    1987
    Summary
    When successful businessman Sam Treadwell finds that his android wife, Cherry model 2000 has blown a fuse, he hires sexy renegade tracker E. Johnson to find her exact duplicate. But as their journey to replace his perfect mate leads them into the treacherous and lawless region of 'The Zone', Treadwell learns the hard way that the perfect woman is made not of computer chips and diodes.
    • #Action
    • #Adventure
    • #Science Fiction
  • Children of the Corn poster

    Children of the Corn

    Release Year
    1984
    Summary
    A traveling couple end up in an abandoned Nebraska town inhabited by a cult of murderous children who worship a demon that lives in the local cornfields.
    • #Horror
    • #Thriller
  • Christine poster

    Christine

    Release Year
    1983
    Summary
    Nerdy high schooler Arnie Cunningham falls for Christine, a rusty 1958 Plymouth Fury, and becomes obsessed with restoring the classic automobile to her former glory. As the car changes, so does Arnie, whose newfound confidence turns to arrogance behind the wheel of his exotic beauty. Arnie's girlfriend Leigh and best friend Dennis reach out to him, only to be met by a Fury like no other.
    • #Horror
  • Class of 1984 poster

    Class of 1984

    Release Year
    1982
    Summary
    Andy is a new teacher at an inner city high school that is unlike any he has seen before. There are metal detectors at the front door and the place is basically run by a tough kid named Peter Stegman. Soon, Andy and Stegman become enemies and Stegman will stop at nothing to protect his turf and drug dealing business.
    • #Action
    • #Crime
    • #Drama
    • #Thriller
  • Class of 1999 poster

    Class of 1999

    Release Year
    1990
    Summary
    The time is in the future and the youth gang violence is so high that the areas around some schools have become "free-fire zones", into which not even the police will venture. When Miles Langford, the head of Kennedy High School, decides to take his school back from the gangs, robotics specialist Dr. Robert Forrest provides "tactical education units". These are amazingly human-like androids that have been programmed to teach and are supplied with devastatingly effective solutions to discipline problems. So when the violent, out-of-control students of Kennedy High report for class tomorrow, they're going to get a real education... in staying alive!
    • #Science Fiction
    • #Action
  • Cobra poster

    Cobra

    Release Year
    1986
    Summary
    A tough-on-crime street cop must protect the only surviving witness to a strange murderous cult with far reaching plans.
    • #Action
    • #Crime
    • #Thriller
  • Cocoon poster

    Cocoon

    Release Year
    1985
    Summary
    When a group of trespassing seniors swim in a pool containing alien cocoons, they find themselves energized with youthful vigor.
    • #Drama
    • #Comedy
    • #Science Fiction
  • Coming to America poster

    Coming to America

    Release Year
    1988
    Summary
    An African prince decides it’s time for him to find a princess... and his mission leads him and his most loyal friend to Queens, New York. In disguise as an impoverished immigrant, the pampered prince quickly finds himself a new job, new friends, new digs, new enemies and lots of trouble.
    • #Comedy
    • #Romance
  • Conan the Barbarian poster

    Conan the Barbarian

    Release Year
    1982
    Summary
    A horde of rampaging warriors massacre the parents of young Conan and enslave the young child for years on The Wheel of Pain. As the sole survivor of the childhood massacre, Conan is released from slavery and taught the ancient arts of fighting. Transforming himself into a killing machine, Conan travels into the wilderness to seek vengeance on Thulsa Doom, the man responsible for killing his family. In the wilderness, Conan takes up with the thieves Valeria and Subotai. The group comes upon King Osric, who wants the trio of warriors to help rescue his daughter who has joined Doom in the hills.
    • #Adventure
    • #Fantasy
    • #Action
  • Creepshow poster

    Creepshow

    Release Year
    1982
    Summary
    Five tales in the style of classic '50s horror comics, involving a murdered man emerging from the grave, a meteor's ooze that makes everything grow, a snack for a crated creature, a scheming husband, and a malevolent millionaire with an insect phobia.
    • #Horror
    • #Comedy
  • Critters poster

    Critters

    Release Year
    1986
    Summary
    Carnivorous aliens arrive unannounced at a Kansas family farm; two intergalactic bounty hunters soon follow, determined to blow them off the planet.
    • #Comedy
    • #Horror
    • #Science Fiction
  • Cujo poster

    Cujo

    Release Year
    1983
    Summary
    A friendly St. Bernard named "Cujo" contracts rabies and conducts a reign of terror on a small American town.
    • #Horror
    • #Thriller
  • Dark Night of the Scarecrow poster

    Dark Night of the Scarecrow

    Release Year
    1981
    Summary
    Bubba, an intellectually disabled man, is falsely accused of attacking a young girl. Disguised as a scarecrow, he hides in a cornfield, only to be hunted down and shot by four vigilante men. After they are acquitted due to lack of evidence, the men find themselves being stalked one by one.
    • #Horror
    • #TV Movie
  • Deadly Friend poster

    Deadly Friend

    Release Year
    1986
    Summary
    When tragedy strikes his remarkable robot and the beautiful girl next door, lonely teenage genius Paul tries to save them by pushing technology beyond its known limits into a terrifying new realm.
    • #Horror
    • #Science Fiction
    • #Romance
  • Dreamscape poster

    Dreamscape

    Release Year
    1984
    Summary
    In order to diagnose the psychic traumas suffered by his patients, Dr. Paul Novotny gets young Alex Gardner to enter their dreams.
    • #Drama
    • #Science Fiction
    • #Thriller
  • Demons poster

    Demons

    Release Year
    1985
    Summary
    A group of people are trapped in a West Berlin movie theater infested with ravenous demons who proceed to kill and possess the humans one-by-one, thereby multiplying their numbers.
    • #Horror
  • Enemy Mine poster

    Enemy Mine

    Release Year
    1985
    Summary
    A soldier from Earth crashlands on an alien world after sustaining battle damage. Eventually he encounters another survivor, but from the enemy species he was fighting; they band together to survive on this hostile world. In the end the human finds himself caring for his enemy in a completely unexpected way.
    • #Drama
    • #Science Fiction
  • Escape from New York poster

    Escape from New York

    Release Year
    1981
    Summary
    In a world ravaged by crime, the entire island of Manhattan has been converted into a walled prison where brutal prisoners roam. After the US president crash-lands inside, war hero Snake Plissken has 24 hours to bring him back.
    • #Science Fiction
    • #Action
  • Explorers poster

    Explorers

    Release Year
    1985
    Summary
    Middle schooler Ben spends his free time watching sci-fi films, playing video games and reading comic books. Surprisingly, his affinity for all things fantastical yields a real result – when he has a vivid dream about technology, his prodigy best friend Wolfgang manages to create a working spacecraft. Joined by their buddy Darren, the boys take off into outer space and encounter some very odd extraterrestrial life.
    • #Family
    • #Science Fiction
    • #Fantasy
  • Fast Times at Ridgemont High poster

    Fast Times at Ridgemont High

    Release Year
    1982
    Summary
    Based on the real-life adventures chronicled by Cameron Crowe, Fast Times follows a group of high school students growing up in Southern California. Stacy Hamilton and Mark Ratner are looking for a love interest, and are helped along by their older classmates, Linda Barrett and Mike Damone, respectively. At the center of the film is Jeff Spicoli, a perpetually stoned surfer who faces-off with the resolute Mr. Hand—a man convinced that everyone is on dope.
    • #Comedy
  • Ferris Bueller's Day Off poster

    Ferris Bueller's Day Off

    Release Year
    1986
    Summary
    After high school slacker Ferris Bueller successfully fakes an illness in order to skip school for the day, he goes on a series of adventures throughout Chicago with his girlfriend Sloane and best friend Cameron, all the while trying to outwit his wily school principal and fed-up sister.
    • #Comedy
  • First Blood poster

    First Blood

    Release Year
    1982
    Summary
    When former Green Beret John Rambo is harassed by local law enforcement and arrested for vagrancy, he is forced to flee into the mountains and wage an escalating one-man war against his pursuers.
    • #Action
    • #Adventure
    • #Thriller
    • #War
  • Flash Gordon poster

    Flash Gordon

    Release Year
    1980
    Summary
    A football player and his mates travel to the planet Mongo and find themselves fighting the tyranny of Ming the Merciless to save Earth.
    • #Science Fiction
    • #Comedy
    • #Adventure
    • #Action
  • Flatliners poster

    Flatliners

    Release Year
    1990
    Summary
    Five medical students want to find out if there is life after death. They plan to stop one of their hearts for a few seconds, thus simulating death, and then bring the person back to life.
    • #Drama
    • #Science Fiction
    • #Horror
  • Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter poster
    Summary
    After his revival in a hospital morgue, Jason fixes his vengeful attention on the Jarvis family and a group of hitherto carefree teenagers.
    • #Horror
    • #Thriller
  • Fright Night poster

    Fright Night

    Release Year
    1985
    Summary
    Charley Brewster, a high school student, accidentally discovers the true and creepy nature of Jerry Dandrige, his dashing and enigmatic new neighbor; but no one seems willing to believe him.
    • #Comedy
    • #Horror
  • From Beyond poster

    From Beyond

    Release Year
    1986
    Summary
    The Resonator, a powerful machine that can control the sixth sense, has killed its creator and sent his associate into an insane asylum. When a beautiful psychiatrist becomes determined to continue the experiment, she unwittingly opens the door to a hostile parallel universe.
    • #Horror
    • #Science Fiction
  • Galaxy of Terror poster

    Galaxy of Terror

    Release Year
    1981
    Summary
    As a lone spaceship proceeds on its long voyage across space, the crew are surprised to encounter a strange pyramid form. Surprise turns to horror as one by one, they discover that their darkest nightmares are all starting to become real. The pyramid has to be behind it all somehow, but how can they save themselves from its influence?
    • #Action
    • #Adventure
    • #Horror
    • #Science Fiction
  • Ghostbusters poster

    Ghostbusters

    Release Year
    1984
    Summary
    After losing their academic posts at a prestigious university, a team of parapsychologists goes into business as proton-pack-toting "ghostbusters" who exterminate ghouls, hobgoblins and supernatural pests of all stripes. An ad campaign pays off when a knockout cellist hires the squad to purge her swanky digs of demons that appear to be living in her refrigerator.
    • #Comedy
    • #Fantasy
  • Gremlins poster

    Gremlins

    Release Year
    1984
    Summary
    When Billy Peltzer is given a strange but adorable pet named Gizmo for Christmas, he inadvertently breaks the three important rules of caring for a Mogwai, unleashing a horde of mischievous gremlins on a small town.
    • #Fantasy
    • #Horror
    • #Comedy
  • Gymkata poster

    Gymkata

    Release Year
    1985
    Summary
    U.S. agents send a gymnastic martial artist to secure a missile-base site in the savage country of Parmistan.
    • #Action
    • #Drama
  • Halloween III: Season of the Witch poster
    Summary
    A terrified toy salesman is mysteriously attacked, and at the hospital, babbles and clutches the year's most popular Halloween costume, an eerie pumpkin mask. Suddenly, Doctor Daniel Challis finds himself thrust into a terrifying nightmare.
    • #Horror
    • #Thriller
    • #Science Fiction
  • Heavy Metal poster

    Heavy Metal

    Release Year
    1981
    Summary
    The embodiment of ultimate evil, a glowing orb terrorizes a young girl with bizarre stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror.
    • #Animation
    • #Science Fiction
    • #Adventure
    • #Fantasy
    • #Music
  • Hellraiser poster

    Hellraiser

    Release Year
    1987
    Summary
    Hedonist Frank Cotton finds a mysterious puzzle box that summons the Cenobites, who open the doors to a dominion where pain and pleasure are indivisible.
    • #Horror
    • #Thriller
    • #Fantasy
  • House poster

    House

    Release Year
    1985
    Summary
    Roger Cobb, a divorced horror novelist coming to terms with the disappearance of his young son, inherits an old mansion home to malevolent supernatural residents.
    • #Comedy
    • #Horror
    • #Fantasy
  • Howard the Duck poster

    Howard the Duck

    Release Year
    1986
    Summary
    A scientific experiment unknowingly brings extraterrestrial life forms to the Earth through a laser beam. First is the cigar smoking drake Howard from the duck's planet. A few kids try to keep him from the greedy scientists and help him back to his planet. But then a much less friendly being arrives through the beam...
    • #Comedy
    • #Fantasy
    • #Science Fiction
  • Innerspace poster

    Innerspace

    Release Year
    1987
    Summary
    Test pilot Tuck Pendleton volunteers to test a special vessel for a miniaturization experiment. Accidentally injected into a neurotic hypochondriac, Jack Putter, Tuck must convince Jack to find his ex-girlfriend, Lydia Maxwell, to help him extract Tuck and his ship and re-enlarge them before his oxygen runs out.
    • #Action
    • #Comedy
    • #Science Fiction
  • Killer Klowns from Outer Space poster

    Killer Klowns from Outer Space

    Release Year
    1988
    Summary
    Aliens disguised as clowns crash land on Earth in a rural town to capture unsuspecting victims in cotton candy cocoons for later consumption.
    • #Comedy
    • #Horror
    • #Science Fiction
  • Krull poster

    Krull

    Release Year
    1983
    Summary
    A prince and a fellowship of companions set out to rescue his bride from a fortress of alien invaders who have arrived on their home planet.
    • #Action
    • #Adventure
    • #Fantasy
    • #Science Fiction
  • Legend poster

    Legend

    Release Year
    1985
    Summary
    Set in a timeless mythical forest inhabited by fairies, goblins, unicorns and mortals, this fantastic story follows a mystical forest dweller, chosen by fate, to undertake a heroic quest. He must save the beautiful Princess Lili and defeat the demonic Lord of Darkness, or the world will be plunged into a never-ending ice age.
    • #Adventure
    • #Fantasy
  • Looker poster

    Looker

    Release Year
    1981
    Summary
    Plastic surgeon Larry Roberts performs a series of minor alterations on a group of models who are seeking perfection. The operations are a resounding success. But when someone starts killing his beautiful patients, Dr. Roberts becomes suspicious and starts investigating. What he uncovers are the mysterious - and perhaps murderous - activities of a high-tech computer company called Digital Matrix.
    • #Science Fiction
    • #Thriller
  • Mannequin poster

    Mannequin

    Release Year
    1987
    Summary
    Jonathan Switcher, an unemployed artist, finds a job as an assistant window dresser for a department store. When Jonathan happens upon a beautiful mannequin he previously designed, she springs to life and introduces herself as Emmy, an Egyptian under an ancient spell. Despite interference from the store's devious manager, Jonathan and his mannequin fall in love while creating eye-catching window displays to keep the struggling store in business.
    • #Comedy
    • #Romance
    • #Fantasy
  • Maximum Overdrive poster

    Maximum Overdrive

    Release Year
    1986
    Summary
    When a comet passes close to the earth, machines all over the world come alive and go on homicidal rampages. A group of people at a desolate truck stop are held hostage by a gang of homicidal 18-wheelers. The frightened people set out to defeat the killer machines ... or be killed by them.
    • #Horror
    • #Action
    • #Science Fiction
  • Metalstorm: The Destruction of Jared-Syn poster
    Summary
    A seeker named Dogen rescues Dhyana after her father is murdered by the evil Jared-Syn. To avenge her father's death, Dogen must find Jared-Syn's hideout in the mysterious "Lost City", but the only person who knows where it is an aging, burned-out seeker named Rhodes. Along the way, they will need to do battle against the hunter Baal and his Cyclopean minions for engaging Jared-Syn in a final encounter.
    • #Fantasy
    • #Science Fiction
  • Moontrap poster

    Moontrap

    Release Year
    1989
    Summary
    The Space Shuttle returns to earth, but some of the equipment brought back on it begins to behave strangely. Scientists are unsure what is happening, and decide to take all necessary precautions.
    • #Horror
    • #Science Fiction
  • Moving Violations poster

    Moving Violations

    Release Year
    1985
    Summary
    A group of careless and unlucky drivers are sentenced to attend traffic school to keep their records clean.
    • #Comedy
  • My Bloody Valentine poster

    My Bloody Valentine

    Release Year
    1981
    Summary
    Twenty years after a Valentine's Day tragedy claimed the lives of five miners, Harry Warden returns for a vengeful massacre among teen sweethearts gearing up for another party.
    • #Horror
    • #Mystery
    • #Thriller
  • National Lampoon's Vacation poster

    National Lampoon's Vacation

    Release Year
    1983
    Summary
    Clark Griswold is on a quest to take his family to the Walley World theme park for a vacation, but things don't go exactly as planned.
    • #Comedy
    • #Adventure
  • Night of the Comet poster

    Night of the Comet

    Release Year
    1984
    Summary
    Two girls from the Valley wake up to find that a passing comet has eradicated their world and left behind a mysterious red-dust and a pack of cannibal mutants. With the help of a friendly truck driver, the girls save the earth from a villainous "think tank," karate chop their way through flesh-eating zombies, and, of course, find time to go to the mall.
    • #Comedy
    • #Horror
    • #Science Fiction
  • Night of the Creeps poster

    Night of the Creeps

    Release Year
    1986
    Summary
    In 1959, an alien experiment crashes to earth and infects a fraternity member. They freeze the body, but in the modern day, two geeks pledging a fraternity accidentally thaw the corpse, which proceeds to infect the campus with parasites that transform their hosts into killer zombies.
    • #Horror
    • #Comedy
    • #Science Fiction
  • Nightbreed poster

    Nightbreed

    Release Year
    1990
    Summary
    Set up as the fall guy in a string of slasher murders, Boone decides he'll hide by crossing the threshold that separates "us" from "them" and sneak into the forbidden subterranean realm of Midian.
    • #Horror
    • #Fantasy
    • #Action
  • Nighthawks poster

    Nighthawks

    Release Year
    1981
    Summary
    When one of Europe's most lethal terrorists shows up in New York, an elite undercover cop is assigned to take him down by any means necessary.
    • #Action
    • #Crime
    • #Thriller
  • Nightmares poster

    Nightmares

    Release Year
    1983
    Summary
    A collection of short stories. In one a woman who leaves her house late at night to drive to the store while a killer is loose encounters some problems. In the second an arcade whiz kid's obsession with a game leads to deadly consequences. In the third a small town priest loses his faith and decides to leave town, but in the desert is stalked by a mysterious black pick-up truck. In the final story, a family's problem with a rat is larger than they think.
    • #Horror
    • #Science Fiction
  • No Retreat, No Surrender poster

    No Retreat, No Surrender

    Release Year
    1986
    Summary
    Young Jason Stillwell moves with his parents to Seattle, where local bullies harass them without mercy. Jason's father Tom does not believe in violence, so the family takes it on the chin. One day Jason enrolls in a martial arts class and quietly rises in rank to be a major contender. His mettle is tested in an international match against Ivan, a Russian champion.
    • #Action
  • One Crazy Summer poster

    One Crazy Summer

    Release Year
    1986
    Summary
    An aspiring teenage cartoonist and his friends come to the aid of a singer trying to save her family property from developers.
    • #Comedy
    • #Romance
    • #Family
  • Over the Edge poster

    Over the Edge

    Release Year
    1979
    Summary
    A group of bored teenagers rebel against authority in the community of New Granada.
    • #Crime
    • #Drama
  • Phantasm II poster

    Phantasm II

    Release Year
    1988
    Summary
    Mike, after his release from a psychiatric hospital, teams up with his old pal Reggie to hunt down the Tall Man, who is at it again. A mysterious, beautiful girl has also become part of Mike's dreams, and they must find her before the Tall Man does.
    • #Action
    • #Horror
    • #Science Fiction
    • #Thriller
  • Planes, Trains and Automobiles poster

    Planes, Trains and Automobiles

    Release Year
    1987
    Summary
    An irritable marketing executive, Neal Page, is heading home to Chicago for Thanksgiving when a number of delays force him to travel with a well meaning but overbearing shower curtain ring salesman, Del Griffith.
    • #Comedy
  • Poltergeist poster

    Poltergeist

    Release Year
    1982
    Summary
    Upon realizing that something truly evil haunts his home, Steve Freeling calls in a team of parapsychologists to help before it's too late.
    • #Horror
  • Porky's poster

    Porky's

    Release Year
    1981
    Summary
    In 1954 Florida, a group of high schoolers seek out to lose their virginity which leads them to seek revenge on a sleazy nightclub owner and his redneck sheriff brother for harassing them.
    • #Comedy
  • Prince of Darkness poster

    Prince of Darkness

    Release Year
    1987
    Summary
    A group of graduate students and scientists uncover an ancient canister in an abandoned church, but when they open it, they inadvertently unleash a strange liquid and an evil force on all of humanity.
    • #Horror
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark poster

    Raiders of the Lost Ark

    Release Year
    1981
    Summary
    When Dr. Indiana Jones – the tweed-suited professor who just happens to be a celebrated archaeologist – is hired by the government to locate the legendary Ark of the Covenant, he finds himself up against the entire Nazi regime.
    • #Adventure
    • #Action
  • Re-Animator poster

    Re-Animator

    Release Year
    1985
    Summary
    Conducting clandestine experiments within the morgue at Miskatonic University, scientist Herbert West reveals to a fellow graduate student his groundbreaking work concerning the re-animation of fresh corpses.
    • #Science Fiction
    • #Comedy
    • #Horror
  • Real Genius poster

    Real Genius

    Release Year
    1985
    Summary
    Chris is the top brain who just wants to party, Mitch is the 15-year-old college wiz kid. Supposedly hard at work on a lab project with a mysterious deadline, they still find time to use their genius to discover new ways to have fun.
    • #Comedy
    • #Romance
    • #Science Fiction
  • Red Dawn poster

    Red Dawn

    Release Year
    1984
    Summary
    It is the dawn of World War III. In mid-western America, a group of teenagers band together to defend their town—and their country—from invading Soviet forces.
    • #Action
    • #Thriller
    • #War
    • #Drama
    • #Science Fiction
  • Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins poster
    Summary
    An officially "dead" cop is trained to become an extraordinary unique assassin in service of the U.S. President.
    • #Comedy
    • #Action
    • #Adventure
  • Revenge of the Nerds poster

    Revenge of the Nerds

    Release Year
    1984
    Summary
    At Adams College, the jocks rule the school from their house on high, the Alpha Beta fraternity. So when a group of socially-challenged misfits try to go Greek, they're instantly rejected by every house on campus. Deciding to start their own fraternity to protect their outcast brothers, the campus nerds soon find themselves in a battle royale as the Alpha Betas try to crush their new rivals.
    • #Comedy
  • Risky Business poster

    Risky Business

    Release Year
    1983
    Summary
    Meet Joel Goodson, an industrious, college-bound 17-year-old and a responsible, trustworthy son. However, when his parents go away and leave him home alone in the wealthy Chicago suburbs with the Porsche at his disposal he quickly decides he has been good for too long and it is time to enjoy himself. After an unfortunate incident with the Porsche Joel must raise some cash, in a risky way.
    • #Romance
    • #Comedy
    • #Drama
    • #Crime
  • RoboCop poster

    RoboCop

    Release Year
    1987
    Summary
    In a violent, near-apocalyptic Detroit, evil corporation Omni Consumer Products wins a contract from the city government to privatize the police force. To test their crime-eradicating cyborgs, the company leads street cop Alex Murphy into an armed confrontation with crime lord Boddicker so they can use his body to support their untested RoboCop prototype. But when RoboCop learns of the company's nefarious plans, he turns on his masters.
    • #Action
    • #Thriller
    • #Science Fiction
  • Rocky IV poster

    Rocky IV

    Release Year
    1985
    Summary
    Rocky Balboa proudly holds the world heavyweight boxing championship, but a new challenger has stepped forward: Ivan Drago, a six-foot-four, 261-pound fighter who has the backing of the Soviet Union.
    • #Drama
  • Scanners poster

    Scanners

    Release Year
    1981
    Summary
    After a man with extraordinary—and frighteningly destructive—telepathic abilities is nabbed by agents from a mysterious rogue corporation, he discovers he is far from the only possessor of such strange powers, and that some of the other “scanners” have their minds set on world domination, while others are trying to stop them.
    • #Science Fiction
    • #Horror
  • Short Circuit poster

    Short Circuit

    Release Year
    1986
    Summary
    After a lightning bolt zaps a robot named Number 5, the lovable machine starts to think he's human and escapes the lab. Hot on his trail is his designer, Newton, who hopes to get to Number 5 before the military does. In the meantime, a spunky animal lover mistakes the robot for an alien and takes him in, teaching her new guest about life on Earth.
    • #Science Fiction
    • #Comedy
    • #Family
  • Silent Night, Deadly Night poster

    Silent Night, Deadly Night

    Release Year
    1984
    Summary
    Billy Chapman, who was traumatized by his parents' Christmas Eve murder, then brutalized by sadistic orphanage nuns, grows up to dress as jolly St. Nick for a yuletide rampage to punish the naughty.
    • #Thriller
    • #Horror
  • Sixteen Candles poster

    Sixteen Candles

    Release Year
    1984
    Summary
    With the occasion all but overshadowed by her sister's upcoming wedding, angst-ridden Samantha faces her 16th birthday with typical adolescent dread. Samantha pines for studly older boy Jake, but worries that her chastity will be a turnoff for the popular senior. Meanwhile, she must constantly rebuff the affections of nerdy Ted, who is unfortunately the only boy in school who seems to take an interest in her.
    • #Drama
    • #Romance
    • #Comedy
  • Sleepaway Camp poster

    Sleepaway Camp

    Release Year
    1983
    Summary
    After a terrible boating accident, Angela Baker is sent to Camp Arawak, where a series of bizarre and violent "accidents" begin to claim the lives of various campers.
    • #Horror
  • SpaceCamp poster

    SpaceCamp

    Release Year
    1986
    Summary
    Andie Bergstrom, an astronaut eagerly awaiting her first trip to space, runs a summer camp for teenagers with her NASA-employed husband, Zach. One night during an engine test, Andie and four teenage campers are accidentally shot into space. Together, the group -- which includes Kathryn, a pilot-in-training, and Tish, a ditz with a perfect memory -- must work together to operate the spacecraft and return home.
    • #Family
    • #Adventure
    • #Science Fiction
  • Spies Like Us poster

    Spies Like Us

    Release Year
    1985
    Summary
    Two bumbling government employees think they are U.S. spies, only to discover that they are actually decoys for nuclear war.
    • #Comedy
    • #Adventure
  • Starman poster

    Starman

    Release Year
    1984
    Summary
    When an alien takes the form of a young widow's husband and asks her to drive him from Wisconsin to Arizona, the government tries to stop them.
    • #Science Fiction
    • #Romance
    • #Drama
    • #Fantasy
  • Strange Brew poster

    Strange Brew

    Release Year
    1983
    Summary
    Something is rotten at the Elsinore Brewery. Bob and Doug McKenzie (as seen on SCTV) help the orphan Pam regain the brewery founded by her recently-deceased father. But to do so, they must confront the suspicious Brewmeister Smith and two teams of vicious hockey players.
    • #Comedy
  • Strange Invaders poster

    Strange Invaders

    Release Year
    1983
    Summary
    Charlie's ex-wife disappears, and he goes to where she grew up--a rural town in the midwest--to look for her. But, surprisingly, nobody knows about her or any of her many relatives, the Newmans. He meets aliens; but when he contacts the FBI, they don't believe him. He tells his story to a tabloid; and suddenly, he is chased by the aliens.
    • #Horror
    • #Mystery
    • #Science Fiction
  • Superman II poster

    Superman II

    Release Year
    1980
    Summary
    Three escaped criminals from the planet Krypton test the Man of Steel's mettle. Led by General Zod, the Kryptonians take control of the White House and partner with Lex Luthor to destroy Superman and rule the world. But Superman, who attempts to make himself human in order to get closer to Lois, realizes he has a responsibility to save the planet.
    • #Science Fiction
    • #Action
    • #Adventure
  • Swamp Thing poster

    Swamp Thing

    Release Year
    1982
    Summary
    Mutated by his own secret formula, Dr. Alec Holland becomes Swamp Thing - a half human, half plant superhero who will stop at nothing to rescue government agent Alice Cable and defeat his evil arch nemesis Arcane... even if it costs him his life.
    • #Horror
    • #Science Fiction
  • The Beastmaster poster

    The Beastmaster

    Release Year
    1982
    Summary
    Dar, is the son of a king, who is hunted by a priest after his birth and grows up in another family. When he becomes a grown man his new father is murdered by savages and he discovers that he has the ability to communicate with the animals, which leads him on his quest for revenge against his father's killers.
    • #Fantasy
    • #Adventure
    • #Action
  • The Blood of Heroes poster

    The Blood of Heroes

    Release Year
    1989
    Summary
    Set in a futuristic world where the only sport that has survived in a wasted society is the brutal game known as jugging. Sallow, the leader of a rag-tag team, has played in the main Leagues before, but was cast out because of indiscretions with a lady. However now joined by a talented newcomer, Kidda, an ambitious young peasant girl he and his team find they have one last chance for glory
    • #Action
    • #Adventure
    • #Science Fiction
  • The Breakfast Club poster

    The Breakfast Club

    Release Year
    1985
    Summary
    Five high school students from different walks of life endure a Saturday detention under a power-hungry principal. The disparate group includes rebel John, princess Claire, outcast Allison, brainy Brian and Andrew, the jock. Each has a chance to tell his or her story, making the others see them a little differently -- and when the day ends, they question whether school will ever be the same.
    • #Comedy
    • #Drama
  • The Dark Crystal poster

    The Dark Crystal

    Release Year
    1982
    Summary
    On another planet in the distant past, a Gelfling embarks on a quest to find the missing shard of a magical crystal and restore order to his world, before the grotesque race of Skeksis find and use the crystal for evil.
    • #Adventure
    • #Family
    • #Fantasy
  • The Dead Zone poster

    The Dead Zone

    Release Year
    1983
    Summary
    Johnny Smith is a schoolteacher with his whole life ahead of him but, after leaving his fiancee's home one night, is involved in a car crash which leaves him in a coma for 5 years. When he wakes, he discovers he has an ability to see into the past, present and future life of anyone with whom he comes into physical contact.
    • #Thriller
    • #Horror
    • #Science Fiction
  • The Empire Strikes Back poster

    The Empire Strikes Back

    Release Year
    1980
    Summary
    The epic saga continues as Luke Skywalker, in hopes of defeating the evil Galactic Empire, learns the ways of the Jedi from aging master Yoda. But Darth Vader is more determined than ever to capture Luke. Meanwhile, rebel leader Princess Leia, cocky Han Solo, Chewbacca, and droids C-3PO and R2-D2 are thrown into various stages of capture, betrayal and despair.
    • #Adventure
    • #Action
    • #Science Fiction
  • The Fly poster

    The Fly

    Release Year
    1986
    Summary
    When Seth Brundle makes a huge scientific and technological breakthrough in teleportation, he decides to test it on himself. Unbeknownst to him, a common housefly manages to get inside the device and the two become one.
    • #Horror
    • #Science Fiction
  • The Gate poster

    The Gate

    Release Year
    1987
    Summary
    Three young children accidentally release a horde of nasty, pint-sized demons from a hole in a suburban backyard. What follows is a classic battle between good and evil as the three kids struggle to overcome a nightmarish hell that is literally taking over the Earth.
    • #Horror
    • #Fantasy
  • The Golden Child poster

    The Golden Child

    Release Year
    1986
    Summary
    After a Tibetan boy, the mystical Golden Child, is kidnapped by the evil Sardo Numspa, humankind's fate hangs in the balance. On the other side of the world in Los Angeles, the priestess Kee Nang seeks the Chosen One, who will save the boy from death. When Nang sees social worker Chandler Jarrell on television discussing his ability to find missing children, she solicits his expertise, despite his skepticism over being "chosen."
    • #Action
    • #Adventure
    • #Comedy
  • The Goonies poster

    The Goonies

    Release Year
    1985
    Summary
    A young teenager named Mikey Walsh finds an old treasure map in his father's attic. Hoping to save their homes from demolition, Mikey and his friends Data Wang, Chunk Cohen, and Mouth Devereaux run off on a big quest to find the secret stash of Pirate One-Eyed Willie.
    • #Adventure
    • #Comedy
    • #Family
  • The Hidden poster

    The Hidden

    Release Year
    1987
    Summary
    When average, law-abiding citizens suddenly turn to a life of hedonistic behavior and violent crime, Detective Tom Beck is tasked with helping young FBI agent Lloyd Gallagher determine the cause.
    • #Science Fiction
    • #Thriller
    • #Horror
  • The Hitcher poster

    The Hitcher

    Release Year
    1986
    Summary
    On a stormy night, young Jim, who transports a luxury car from Chicago to California to deliver it to its owner, feeling tired and sleepy, picks up a mysterious hitchhiker, who has appeared out of nowhere, thinking that a good conversation will help him not to fall asleep. He will have enough time to deeply regret such an unmeditated decision.
    • #Horror
    • #Action
    • #Thriller
  • The Jerk poster

    The Jerk

    Release Year
    1979
    Summary
    After discovering he's not really black like the rest of his family, likable dimwit Navin Johnson sets off on a hilarious misadventure that takes him from rags to riches and back again. The slaphappy jerk strikes it rich, but life in the fast lane isn't all it's cracked up to be and, in the end, all that really matters to Johnson is his true love.
    • #Comedy
  • The Karate Kid poster

    The Karate Kid

    Release Year
    1984
    Summary
    Daniel moves to Los Angeles with his mother, Lucille, and soon strikes up a relationship with Ali. He quickly finds himself the target of bullying by a group of high school students, led by Ali's ex-boyfriend Johnny, who study karate at the Cobra Kai dojo under ruthless sensei, John Kreese. Fortunately, Daniel befriends Mr. Miyagi, an unassuming repairman who just happens to be a martial arts master himself. Miyagi takes Daniel under his wing, training him in a more compassionate form of karate for self-defense and later, preparing him to compete against the brutal Cobra Kai.
    • #Action
    • #Family
    • #Drama
  • The Last Dragon poster

    The Last Dragon

    Release Year
    1985
    Summary
    A young man searches for the "master" to obtain the final level of martial arts mastery known as the glow. Along the way he must fight an evil martial arts expert and rescue a beautiful singer from an obsessed music promoter.
    • #Action
    • #Adventure
    • #Music
  • The Last Starfighter poster

    The Last Starfighter

    Release Year
    1984
    Summary
    Video game expert Alex Rogan finds himself transported to another planet after conquering the video game The Last Starfighter, only to find out it was just a test. He was recruited to join the team of best Starfighters to defend their world from the attack.
    • #Adventure
    • #Science Fiction
    • #Action
  • The Lost Boys poster

    The Lost Boys

    Release Year
    1987
    Summary
    When an unsuspecting town newcomer is drawn to local blood fiends, the Frog brothers and other unlikely heroes gear up to rescue him.
    • #Horror
    • #Comedy
    • #Thriller
  • The Monster Squad poster

    The Monster Squad

    Release Year
    1987
    Summary
    Count Dracula adjourns to Earth, accompanied by Frankenstein's Monster, the Wolfman, the Mummy, and the Gillman. The uglies are in search of a powerful amulet that will grant them power to rule the world. Our heroes - the Monster Squad are the only ones daring to stand in their way.
    • #Comedy
    • #Action
    • #Fantasy
  • The Outsiders poster

    The Outsiders

    Release Year
    1983
    Summary
    When two poor Greasers, Johnny and Ponyboy, are assaulted by a vicious gang, the Socs, and Johnny kills one of the attackers, tension begins to mount between the two rival gangs, setting off a turbulent chain of events.
    • #Crime
    • #Drama
  • The Princess Bride poster

    The Princess Bride

    Release Year
    1987
    Summary
    In this enchantingly cracked fairy tale, the beautiful Princess Buttercup and the dashing Westley must overcome staggering odds to find happiness amid six-fingered swordsmen, murderous princes, Sicilians and rodents of unusual size. But even death can't stop these true lovebirds from triumphing.
    • #Adventure
    • #Family
    • #Fantasy
    • #Comedy
    • #Romance
  • The Return of the Living Dead poster

    The Return of the Living Dead

    Release Year
    1985
    Summary
    When foreman Frank shows new employee Freddy a secret military experiment in a supply warehouse in Louisville, Kentucky, the two klutzes accidentally release a gas that reanimates corpses into flesh-eating zombies. As the epidemic spreads throughout the town, and the creatures satisfy their hunger in gory and outlandish ways, Frank and Freddy fight to survive with the help of their boss and a mysterious mortician.
    • #Horror
    • #Comedy
  • The Running Man poster

    The Running Man

    Release Year
    1987
    Summary
    By 2017, the global economy has collapsed and U.S. society has become a totalitarian police state, censoring all cultural activity. The government pacifies the populace by broadcasting a number of game shows in which convicted criminals fight for their lives, including the gladiator-style The Running Man, hosted by the ruthless Damon Killian, where “runners” attempt to evade “stalkers” and certain death for a chance to be pardoned and set free.
    • #Action
    • #Science Fiction
    • #Thriller
    • #Crime
  • The Shining poster

    The Shining

    Release Year
    1980
    Summary
    Jack Torrance accepts a caretaker job at the Overlook Hotel, where he, along with his wife Wendy and their son Danny, must live isolated from the rest of the world for the winter. But they aren't prepared for the madness that lurks within.
    • #Horror
    • #Thriller
  • The Sword and the Sorcerer poster

    The Sword and the Sorcerer

    Release Year
    1982
    Summary
    A mercenary with a three-bladed sword rediscovers his royal heritage when he is recruited to help a princess foil a brutal tyrant and a powerful sorcerer's plans to conquer the land.
    • #Action
    • #Adventure
    • #Fantasy
  • The Thing poster

    The Thing

    Release Year
    1982
    Summary
    In the winter of 1982, a twelve-man research team at a remote Antarctic research station discovers an alien buried in the snow for over 100,000 years. Soon unfrozen, the form-changing creature wreaks havoc, creates terror... and becomes one of them.
    • #Horror
    • #Mystery
    • #Science Fiction
  • The Warriors poster

    The Warriors

    Release Year
    1979
    Summary
    Prominent gang leader Cyrus calls a meeting of New York's gangs to set aside their turf wars and take over the city. At the meeting, a rival leader kills Cyrus, but a Coney Island gang called the Warriors is wrongly blamed for Cyrus' death. Before you know it, the cops and every gangbanger in town is hot on the Warriors' trail.
    • #Action
    • #Thriller
  • The Wraith poster

    The Wraith

    Release Year
    1986
    Summary
    Packard Walsh and his motorized gang control and terrorize an Arizona desert town where they force drivers to drag-race so they can 'win' their vehicles. After Walsh beats the decent teenager Jamie Hankins to death after finding him with his girlfriend, a mysterious power creates Jake Kesey, an extremely cool motor-biker who has a car which is invincible. Jake befriends Jamie's girlfriend Keri Johnson, takes Jamie's sweet brother Bill under his wing and manages what Sheriff Loomis couldn't; eliminate Packard's criminal gang the hard way...
    • #Action
    • #Science Fiction
  • They Call Me Bruce? poster

    They Call Me Bruce?

    Release Year
    1982
    Summary
    While working as a cook for the Cosa Nostra, an Asian immigrant who everyone calls Bruce because of his resemblance to Bruce Lee, is duped into making deliveries of "Chinese Flour"- cocaine - all across the U.S.
    • #Action
    • #Comedy
    • #Thriller
  • They Live poster

    They Live

    Release Year
    1988
    Summary
    A lone drifter stumbles upon a harrowing discovery -- a unique pair of sunglasses that reveals that aliens are systematically gaining control of the Earth by masquerading as humans and lulling the public into submission.
    • #Science Fiction
    • #Action
  • Time Bandits poster

    Time Bandits

    Release Year
    1981
    Summary
    Young history buff Kevin can scarcely believe it when six dwarfs emerge from his closet one night. Former employees of the Supreme Being, they've purloined a map charting all of the holes in the fabric of time and are using it to steal treasures from different historical eras. Taking Kevin with them, they variously drop in on Napoleon, Robin Hood and King Agamemnon before the Supreme Being catches up with them.
    • #Family
    • #Fantasy
    • #Science Fiction
    • #Adventure
    • #Comedy
  • Trancers poster

    Trancers

    Release Year
    1984
    Summary
    Angel City trooper Jack Deth is sent back in time from 2247 to 1985 L.A. to inhabit the body of his ancestor. Deth's assignment is to find his archenemy, Whistler, who turns people into zombies, before the fiend is able to kill all the ancestors of the future's governing council.
    • #Science Fiction
    • #Crime
  • Troll poster

    Troll

    Release Year
    1986
    Summary
    When a family moves into a San Francisco apartment, an opportunistic troll decides to make his move and take possession of little Wendy, thereby paving the way for new troll recruits, the first in his army that will take eventual control of the planet. We soon discover Torok is the ex-husband of Eunice St. Clair, a resident in the building who was married to Torok.
    • #Fantasy
    • #Horror
  • Twilight Zone: The Movie poster

    Twilight Zone: The Movie

    Release Year
    1983
    Summary
    An anthology film presenting remakes of three episodes from the "Twilight Zone" TV series—"Kick the Can", "It's a Good Life" and "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet"—and one original story, "Time Out."
    • #Horror
    • #Fantasy
    • #Science Fiction
  • Under the Rainbow poster

    Under the Rainbow

    Release Year
    1981
    Summary
    In World War II era Los Angeles, the manager of the Culver Hotel leaves his nephew in charge for a weekend. The nephew changes the name to the Hotel Rainbow and overbooks with royalty, assassins, secret agents, Japanese tourists, and munchkins. Secret Service agent Bruce Thorpe and casting director Annie Clark find romance amidst the intrigue and confusion.
    • #Comedy
  • Videodrome poster

    Videodrome

    Release Year
    1983
    Summary
    As the president of a trashy TV channel, Max Renn is desperate for new programming to attract viewers. When he happens upon "Videodrome," a TV show dedicated to gratuitous torture and punishment, Max sees a potential hit and broadcasts the show on his channel. However, after his girlfriend auditions for the show and never returns, Max investigates the truth behind Videodrome and discovers that the graphic violence may not be as fake as he thought.
    • #Horror
    • #Science Fiction
    • #Mystery
  • WarGames poster

    WarGames

    Release Year
    1983
    Summary
    High School student David Lightman has a talent for hacking. But while trying to hack into a computer system to play unreleased video games, he unwittingly taps into the Defense Department's war computer and initiates a confrontation of global proportions. Together with his girlfriend and a wizardly computer genius, David must race against time to outwit his opponent and prevent a nuclear Armageddon.
    • #Thriller
    • #Science Fiction
    • #Drama
  • Waxwork poster

    Waxwork

    Release Year
    1988
    Summary
    Wealthy slacker college student Mark, his new girlfriend Sarah, and their friends are invited to a special showing at a mysterious wax museum which displays 18 of the most evil men of all time. After his ex-girlfriend and another friend disappear, Mark becomes suspicious.
    • #Horror
    • #Comedy
  • Weird Science poster

    Weird Science

    Release Year
    1985
    Summary
    Two unpopular teenagers, Gary and Wyatt, fail at all attempts to be accepted by their peers. Their desperation to be liked leads them to "create" a woman via their computer. Their living and breathing creation is a gorgeous woman, Lisa, whose purpose is to boost their confidence level by putting them into situations which require Gary and Wyatt to act like men.
    • #Comedy
    • #Romance
    • #Science Fiction
  • Willow poster

    Willow

    Release Year
    1988
    Summary
    The evil Queen Bavmorda hunts the newborn princess Elora Danan, a child prophesied to bring about her downfall. When the royal infant is found by Willow, a timid farmer and aspiring sorcerer, he's entrusted with delivering her from evil.
    • #Action
    • #Adventure
    • #Fantasy
  • Young Sherlock Holmes poster

    Young Sherlock Holmes

    Release Year
    1985
    Summary
    Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson meet as boys in an English Boarding school. Holmes is known for his deductive ability even as a youth, amazing his classmates with his abilities. When they discover a plot to murder a series of British business men by an Egyptian cult, they move to stop it.
    • #Mystery
    • #Adventure
  • ¡Three Amigos! poster

    ¡Three Amigos!

    Release Year
    1986
    Summary
    A trio of unemployed silent film actors are mistaken for real heroes by a small Mexican village in search of someone to stop a malevolent bandit.
    • #Comedy
    • #Western
    • #Drama
  • Drunken Master poster

    Drunken Master

    Release Year
    1978
    Summary
    After being punished for getting into trouble, a mischievous young man is sent to train under a brutal, but slovenly old beggar, who teaches him the secret of the Drunken Fist.
    • #Action
    • #Comedy