1981

Dark Night of the Scarecrow
6.9

Dark Night of the Scarecrow

Bubba, an intellectually disabled man, is falsely accused of attacking a young girl. Disguised as a scarecrow, he hides in a cornfield, only to ...
Smash Palace
6.4

Smash Palace

May. 01, 1981

Smash Palace

Al Shaw’s life revolves around motor racing and his back country junkyard, the “Smash Palace”. His French wife, Jacqui, ...
Modern Romance
7.1

Modern Romance

Mar. 13, 1981

Modern Romance

A film editor breaks up with his girlfriend, unsure if he is in love.
Madhouse
4.6

Madhouse

Mar. 04, 1981

Madhouse

Julia (Trish Everly, in her only film role), a young teacher for deaf children living in Savannah, Georgia. Julia has horrid memories of her ...
In the Shadow of the Sun
6.1

In the Shadow of the Sun

‘The Shadow of the Sun’ draws upon Derek Jarman’s interest with alchemical processes as a metaphor for reprocessing Super-8 film. ...
Full Moon High
6.1

Full Moon High

Jan. 01, 1981

Full Moon High

A teenager becomes a werewolf after a family vacation in Transylvania.
Carbon Copy
5.6

Carbon Copy

Aug. 06, 1981

Carbon Copy

A white corporate executive is surprised to discover that he has a black teen-age son who can’t wait to be adopted into the, ...
Absurd
5.4

Absurd

Oct. 11, 1981

Absurd

A man has been driven insane by church-sanctioned scientific experimentation which also causes him to be nearly impossible to kill. He is pursued ...
Piranha II: The Spawning
5.9

Piranha II: The Spawning

A scuba diving instructor, her biochemist boyfriend, and her police chief ex-husband try to link a series of bizarre deaths to a mutant strain of ...
Rasputin
7.4

Rasputin

Sep. 01, 1981

Rasputin

Details the life of the Russian monk Rasputin. The film shows his rise to power and how it corrupted him. His sexual perversions and madness ...
Student Bodies
4.6

Student Bodies

Aug. 07, 1981

Student Bodies

Director Mickey Rose’s zany send-up of teen slasher flicks features a maniacal psycho known as the Breather (played by Jerry Belson), who ...
Tuppen
5.3

Tuppen

Sep. 03, 1981

Tuppen

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 ...
Les folies d’Élodie
4.8

Les folies d’Élodie

A tale of sexual encounters of one woman and several friends, family members and acquaintances, as seen (and told) from the perspective of a pair ...
Rasmus på luffen
6.4

Rasmus på luffen

Dec. 12, 1981

Rasmus på luffen

9-year old orphan called Rasmus runs away from the orphanage. He meets a vagabond they call Paradise Oskar who likes to sing and play his ...
Night of the Werewolf
5.8

Night of the Werewolf

Apr. 08, 1981

Night of the Werewolf

An evil witch brings back to life the infamous Elizabeth Bathory, who was executed several hundred years previously for murdering young woman and ...
Nightmare
4.6

Nightmare

Oct. 23, 1981

Nightmare

A drug-treated schizophrenic plagued by horrible nightmares escapes from the hospital and goes on a killing spree.
High Risk
5.5

High Risk

Jan. 01, 1981

High Risk

Four American friends, badly needing money, decide to make a commando-like raid into a South American drug lord’s compound.
Absence of Malice
7.8

Absence of Malice

Nov. 19, 1981

Absence of Malice

Megan Carter is a reporter duped into running an untrue story on Michael Gallagher, a suspected racketeer. He has an alibi for the time his ...
Looker
6.9

Looker

Oct. 30, 1981

Looker

Plastic surgeon Larry Roberts performs a series of minor alterations on a group of models who are seeking perfection. The operations are a ...
The Killing of America
7.5

The Killing of America

A documentary of the decline of America. It features a lot a great footage (most exclusive to this film) from race riots to serial killers and ...
The Hand
4.7

The Hand

Apr. 24, 1981

The Hand

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 ...
Just Before Dawn
5.7

Just Before Dawn

Oct. 14, 1981

Just Before Dawn

Five campers arrive in the mountains to examine some property they have bought, but are warned by the forest ranger Roy McLean that a huge ...
W bialy dzien
6.5

W bialy dzien

Mar. 16, 1981

W bialy dzien

Set in 1905. The story focuses on a young and inexperienced man in a revolutionary execution squad. He does his killing job out of idealism, and ...
Deadly Blessing
5.5

Deadly Blessing

Aug. 14, 1981

Deadly Blessing

After her husband dies of mysterious circumstances, a widow becomes increasingly paranoid of the neighboring religious community that may have ...
Dead & Buried
6.8

Dead & Buried

May. 29, 1981

Dead & Buried

After a series of gory murders commited by mobs of townspeople against visiting tourists, the corpses appear to be coming back to life and living ...
Southern Comfort
7.3

Southern Comfort

Sep. 25, 1981

Southern Comfort

A squad of National Guards on an isolated weekend exercise in the Louisiana swamp must fight for their lives when they anger local Cajuns by ...