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What Price Honesty? (1981)

What Price Honesty? (1981)

What Price Honesty? (1981)
IMDb: 6.9
89

Police corruption is the theme of this brutal harbinger of the bleak “new wave” crime thriller. Pai Piao, Danny Lee, and “Venom” Sun Chien star as idealistic police school graduates…

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Genre: Action, Adventure
Stoney Knows How (1981)

Stoney Knows How (1981)

Stoney Knows How (1981)
IMDb: 8.4
29

A visit with a master of the Oldest Art In The World: tattooing. Disabled by arthritis since the age of four, confined to a wheelchair, his growth stunted, Stoney St….

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Happy Birthday to Me (1981)

Happy Birthday to Me (1981)

Happy Birthday to Me (1981)
IMDb: 6.0
110

Virginia is proud that she belongs to a clique. The best students at a private school. But before her 18th birthday, a grueling set of murders take place and her…

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Francisca (1981)

Francisca (1981)

Francisca (1981)
IMDb: 7.0
166

The life of a young man, son of an English officer who lets himself become a prisoner of love resulting in fatalism and disgrace.

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Genre: Biography, Drama
L’amour trop fort (1981)

L’amour trop fort (1981)

L’amour trop fort (1981)
IMDb: N/A
94

Max is an old and unsuccessful actor while Charlie is an ambitious young director, yet they are bound together by close friendship. Until the day Rose-Marie, a rather conservative young…

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Genre: Drama, Romance
Coup de Torchon (1981)

Coup de Torchon (1981)

Coup de Torchon (1981)
IMDb: 7.4
128

A pathetic police chief, humiliated by everyone around him, suddenly wants a clean slate in life, and resorts to drastic means to achieve it.

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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Dreadnaught (1981)

Dreadnaught (1981)

Dreadnaught (1981)
IMDb: 7.2
91

A short-tempered, violent criminal named “White Tiger” is on the run from the police and joins a theater troupe for disguise, killing anyone who angers him or who suspects his…

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Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Fruits of Passion (1981)

Fruits of Passion (1981)

Fruits of Passion (1981)
IMDb: 5.4
79

A girl named O loves a rich, and much older man. She is subjected to a variety of humiliating experiences to prove her unconditional obedience to him in a chinese…

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Genre: Drama
Tree of Knowledge (1981)

Tree of Knowledge (1981)

Tree of Knowledge (1981)
IMDb: N/A
58

It started with filming the tree. Something was released in that manner of filming seemingly farthest removed from the procedure of the early films. I first thought a simple ordering…

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Genre: N/A
Les babas-cool (1981)

Les babas-cool (1981)

Les babas-cool (1981)
IMDb: 5.3
81

Whilst driving through rural France, Antoine Bonfils comes across a community of babas – men and women who have turned their back on the modern commercialist world and live, free…

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Genre: Comedy
Is This Reasonable? (1981)

Is This Reasonable? (1981)

Is This Reasonable? (1981)
IMDb: 5.7
109

A young journalist comes from Nice to Paris to meet with the famous judge, Simon, hoping he would help her to understand one case. She does not know that, according…

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Rolling on the Road (1981)

Rolling on the Road (1981)

Rolling on the Road (1981)
IMDb: 5.9
83

George is a washed-up middle-aged rocker, who divorces his wife and lives with his girlfriend, a soap massage parlor worker.

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Genre: Adult
Modern Problems (1981)

Modern Problems (1981)

Modern Problems (1981)
IMDb: 5.1
89

Jealous, harried air traffic controller Max Fielder, recently dumped by his girlfriend, comes into contact with nuclear waste and is granted the power of telekinesis, which he uses to not…

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The Chosen (1981)

The Chosen (1981)

The Chosen (1981)
IMDb: 7.1
105

The Chosen follows the story of two teenage boys determined to remain friends despite the deep differences between their two families. Set in New York during the 1940s, this provocative…

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Genre: Drama
Christiane F. (1981)

Christiane F. (1981)

Christiane F. (1981)
IMDb: N/A
131

This movie portrays the drug scene in Berlin in the 70s, following tape recordings of Christiane F. 14 years old Christiane lives with her mother and little sister in a…

Honky Tonk Freeway (1981)

Honky Tonk Freeway (1981)

Honky Tonk Freeway (1981)
IMDb: 5.3
107

Ticlaw, a small town in Florida, has only one attraction: a safari park. The government constructs a freeway that passes near Ticlaw, but decides not to put an exit into…

Genre: Action, Comedy
Fire on the Mountain (1981)

Fire on the Mountain (1981)

Fire on the Mountain (1981)
IMDb: 6.9
120

Fire on the Mountain is a 1981 made-for-television movie adaptation of the Edward Abbey novel, Fire on the Mountain, directed by Donald Wrye and starring Buddy Ebsen as John Vogelin,…

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Genre: Drama
Malevil (1981)

Malevil (1981)

Malevil (1981)
IMDb: 6.6
120

In southern France, in a quiet little town, the mayor, who also owns a castle with some cattle, is in the wine cellar with some other people: the pharmacist, the…

Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Faster, Faster (1981)

Faster, Faster (1981)

Faster, Faster (1981)
IMDb: 7.0
99

Angela begins to hang around with Pablo and his gang of young robbers.

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Genre: Crime, Drama
Waitress! (1981)

Waitress! (1981)

Waitress! (1981)
IMDb: 4.0
88

Three lovely waitresses contend with a drunken, slovenly chef and mutinous patrons.

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Genre: Comedy
Caligula and Messalina (1981)

Caligula and Messalina (1981)

Caligula and Messalina (1981)
IMDb: 3.6
111

Messalina (played by gorgeous Betty Roland) is a power-hungry nymphomaniac who will stop at nothing to become Empress of Rome. She brings herself to the attention of Caligula by battling…

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Puberty Blues (1981)

Puberty Blues (1981)

Puberty Blues (1981)
IMDb: 5.9
87 min

The mating rituals of two teenage surf chicks from the southern suburbs of Sydney. Meet Sue, an Australian teenager in the late 70s, whose life mainly consists of doing what…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Zombie Lake (1981)

Zombie Lake (1981)

Zombie Lake (1981)
IMDb: 3.1
90 min

In a small village, somewhere in France, German soldiers, killed and thrown into the lake by the Resistance during WW II, come back.

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Genre: Horror
Eyes of a Stranger (1981)

Eyes of a Stranger (1981)

Eyes of a Stranger (1981)
IMDb: 6.0
84 min

A TV newswoman (Lauren Tewes) catches a pervert (John DiSanti) watching her sister (Jennifer Jason Leigh) who cannot see, hear or speak.

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Genre: Horror, Thriller
The Ondekoza (1981)

The Ondekoza (1981)

The Ondekoza (1981)
IMDb: 7.8
105 min

Japanese director Tai Kato’s last film, The Ondekoza is a documentary profiling a Japanese taiko drumming group based in the remote Sado Island, Japan. The film blurs the line between…

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Genre: Documentary
The Pit (1981)

The Pit (1981)

The Pit (1981)
IMDb: 5.8
96 min

Twelve year-old Jamie Benjamin is a solitary misunderstood boy in his preteens. His classmates pick on him, his neighbors think he’s weird and his parents ignore him. But now Jamie…

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Female Beautician Rope Discipline (1981)

Female Beautician Rope Discipline (1981)

Female Beautician Rope Discipline (1981)
IMDb: 5.0
69 min

Hairstylist Misa meets S&M enthusiast Ippei and is convinced to give it a try. Then later, Ippei’s ex-wife, who happens to be one of Misa’s beauty shop clients, begins a…

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Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
The Incubus (1982)

The Incubus (1982)

The Incubus (1982)
IMDb: 5.4
93 min

In the small New England town of Galen, a young teenage boy claims he has dreams of young women being brutally raped and murdered. A doctor and the local sheriff…

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Genre: Horror, Thriller
The Hand (1981)

The Hand (1981)

The Hand (1981)
IMDb: 5.5
104 min

Jon Lansdale is a comic book artist who loses his right hand in a car accident. The hand was not found at the scene of the accident, but it soon…

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Genre: Horror, Thriller
Sphinx (1981)

Sphinx (1981)

Sphinx (1981)
IMDb: 5.2
118 min

Egyptologist Erica Baron finds more than she bargained for during her long-planned trip to The Land of the Pharoahs – murder, theft, betrayal, love, and a mummy’s curse!

Take This Job and Shove It (1981)

Take This Job and Shove It (1981)

Take This Job and Shove It (1981)
IMDb: 4.9
100 min

A junior executive is ordered to boost output in the hometown brewery where his old friends work.

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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Buddy goes West (1981)

Buddy goes West (1981)

Buddy goes West (1981)
IMDb: 6.6
90 min

Trinity series star Bud Spencer returns to the Wild West in director Michele Lupo’s comic tale of an outlaw drifter, Buddy, who is mistaken for a doctor after his Indian…

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Knock on Wood (1981)

Knock on Wood (1981)

Knock on Wood (1981)
IMDb: 7.3
91 min

When the boss’ unlucky daughter is missing in South America, Campana is sent to watch the boss’ most unlucky employee who is sent as a private detective in hopes he…

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Yokohama BJ Blues (1981)

Yokohama BJ Blues (1981)

Yokohama BJ Blues (1981)
IMDb: 6.8
112 min

Former blues singer turned private eye, BJ becomes involved in a dangerous gang business.

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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Body and Soul (1981)

Body and Soul (1981)

Body and Soul (1981)
IMDb: 4.5
109 min

A young man struggles to become a boxing champ, but success blinds him. It is only through the love of his girlfriend that he is brought back to reality.

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Genre: Drama
Mommie Dearest (1981)

Mommie Dearest (1981)

Mommie Dearest (1981)
IMDb: 6.7
129 min

In this biographical film, glamorous yet lonely star Joan Crawford takes in two orphans, and at first their unconventional family seems happy. But after Joan’s attempts at romantic fulfillment go…

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Genre: Drama
Butcher, Baker, Nightmare Maker (1982)

Butcher, Baker, Nightmare Maker (1982)

Butcher, Baker, Nightmare Maker (1982)
IMDb: 6.4
96 min

Rejected by her lover, the only man left in Cheryl’s life is the orphaned nephew she has raised as her own son. She’ll stop at nothing to keep Billy with…

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Genre: Horror, Thriller
Who Pulled the Plug? (1981)

Who Pulled the Plug? (1981)

Who Pulled the Plug? (1981)
IMDb: 5.8
99 min

To secure an order for 1 000 cruise ships from an Arab prince, two companies have to compete by racing each other by canal from Stockholm to Gothenburg. A small…

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Genre: Comedy
The Rooster (1981)

The Rooster (1981)

The Rooster (1981)
IMDb: 5.8
97 min

In 1944, Cederqvist comes to a small cloth factory to see how the all-women employees can work more efficiently. At the beginning he is greeted with suspicion and his efforts…

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Genre: Comedy
Butterfly (1982)

Butterfly (1982)

Butterfly (1982)
IMDb: 4.7
108 min

Jess Tyler lives a quiet life next to an abandoned mining factory by himself in the desert. His life is turned upside down when a sexually provocative young woman comes…

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Genre: Crime, Drama