Keyword: 1980s

Let the Right One In

Let the Right One In (2008)

Rated: R Runtime: 114 minutes Release date: 10/23/2008
A fragile, anxious boy, 12-year-old Oskar is regularly bullied by his stronger classmates but never strikes back. The lonely boy's wish for a friend seems to come true when he meets Eli, also 12, who moves in next door to him with her father. A pale, serious young girl, she only comes out at night and doesn't seem affected by the freezing temperatures. Coinciding with Eli's arrival is a series of...
Beautiful Mind

A Beautiful Mind (2001)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 134 minutes Release date: 12/20/2001
From the heights of notoriety to the depths of depravity, John Forbes Nash, Jr. experiences it all. A mathematical genius, he made an astonishing discovery early in his career and stood on the brink of international acclaim. But the handsome and arrogant Nash soon found himself on a painful and harrowing journey of self-discovery once he was diagnosed with schizophrenia. After many years of...
Wolf of Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 179 minutes Release date: 12/24/2013
This is the true story of the outlandish rise and non-stop pleasure-hunting descent of Jordan Belfort, the New York stockbroker who, along with his merry band of brokers, makes a gargantuan fortune by defrauding investors out of millions. Belfort transforms from a righteous young Wall Street newcomer to a thoroughly corrupted stock-pumper and IPO cowboy. Having quickly amassed an absurd fortune...
Reader

The Reader (2008)

Rated: R Runtime: 123 minutes Release date: 12/09/2008
When he falls ill on his way home from school, 15 year-old Michael Berg is rescued by Hanna, a woman twice his age. The two begin an unexpected and passionate affair only for Hanna to suddenly and inexplicably disappear. Eight years later, Michael, now a young law student observing Nazi war trials, meets his former lover again, under very different circumstances. Hanna is on trial for a hideous...
Poltergeist

Poltergeist (1982)

Rated: PG Runtime: 114 minutes Release date: 06/03/1982
In her family's suburban home, ghosts begin communicating with five-year-old Carol Anne through the static on the television screen. At first the spirits seem to be friendly, but using the television as their portal to enter the house, they kidnap Carol Anne. As her desperate family tries to rescue the little girl, they are terrorized by the ghosts and their the demonic leader, The Beast.
Informers

The Informers (2009)

Rated: R Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 04/23/2009
Los Angeles in the 80's is a desperate bed of sin. It is a hive of addiction, longing and sex in this swirling series of stories by best-selling author Bret Easton Ellis.
Pursuit of Happyness

The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 117 minutes Release date: 12/14/2006
Chris Gardener is a family man struggling to make ends meet. Despite his valiant attempts to help keep the family afloat, the mother of his five-year-old son, Christopher, is buckling under the constant strain of financial pressure. No longer able to cope, she reluctantly decides to leave. Chris, now a single father, continues doggedly to pursue a better-paying job using every sales skill he knows...
Trading Places

Trading Places (1983)

Rated: R Runtime: 106 minutes Release date: 06/07/1983
The fabulously wealthy but morally bankrupt Duke brothers make a one-dollar bet over heredity vs. environment. Curious as to what would happen if different lifestyles were reversed, they arrange for impoverished street hustler Billy Ray Valentine to be placed in the lap of luxury. Simultaneously, they strip wealthy Louis Winthorpe III of his identity and wealth. When Billy Ray figures out that...
Miracle

Miracle (2004)

Rated: PG Runtime: 135 minutes Release date: 02/05/2004
The inspiring story of the team that transcended its sport and united a nation with a new feeling of hope. Based on the true story of one of the greatest moments in sports history, the tale captures a time and place where differences could be settled by games and a cold war could be put on ice. In 1980, the United States Ice Hockey team's coach, Herb Brooks, took a ragtag squad of college kids up...
Rock Star

Rock Star (2001)

Rated: R Runtime: 106 minutes Release date: 09/06/2001
Chris Cole was born to rock. His longtime girlfriend Emily believes his talent could take him all the way- but Chris worships at the altar of Bobby Beers, the fiery frontman for heavy metal legends Steel Dragon. By day, Chris still lives at home with his parents and spends his days repairing copy machines. But when Chris takes the stage, fronting Pennsylvania's premiere Steel Dragon tribute band...
Deadly Code

Deadly Code (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 08/23/2014
Grandfather Kuzya is the leader of a Siberian criminal clan banished to live in the punishment town of Transnistria in 1985. There, he schools his grandson on the "honest criminal" code of their community, which must never be broken.
No Country for Old Men

No Country for Old Men (2007)

Rated: R Runtime: 122 minutes Release date: 11/08/2007
Llewelyn Moss finds a pickup truck surrounded by a sentry of dead men. A load of heroin and two million dollars in cash are still in the back trunk. When Moss takes the money, he sets off a chain reaction of catastrophic violence that not even the law--namely aging, disillusioned Sheriff Bell--can contain. Moss tries to evade his pursuers, in particular a mysterious mastermind who flips coins for...
Sessions

The Sessions (2012)

Rated: R Runtime: 94 minutes Release date: 10/18/2012
Based on the autobiographical writings of California-based journalist and poet Mark O'Brien, a man confined to an iron lung decides - at age 38 - to lose his virginity. With the help of his therapists and the guidance of his priest, he sets out to make his dream a reality.
Monster

Monster (2003)

Rated: R Runtime: 109 minutes Release date: 12/23/2003
In 1989, a love story unfolds in the midst of the horrors and pathologies of two misfits: Aileen Wuornos, a drifter prostitute and Selby Wall, sent by her parents to live with an aunt in Florida in order to "cure her homosexuality". Nearing suicidal despair, Aileen wanders into a bar, where she meets Selby and falls in love. To keep her and Selby's relationship alive, she continues hooking, only...
Prince Avalanche

Prince Avalanche (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 94 minutes Release date: 08/08/2013
Meditative and stern Alvin, and his girlfriend's dopey, insecure brother Lance, leave the city behind to spend the summer in solitude repainting traffic lines down the center of a country highway ravaged by wildfire. As they sink into their job in the remarkable landscape, they learn more than they want to about each other and their own limitations. An unlikely friendship develops through humor...

The Dissection of Thanksgiving (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/03/2014
After breaking off his engagement to his long time girlfriend, late night radio DJ Robby Morgan, comes home for the Thanksgiving holiday. Upon arriving, he is informed that the family will be getting together that evening at their favorite Chinese restaurant, The Golden Buddha, for an announcement. At dinner, Robby, his hypochondriac younger brother Charlie, and his adopted sister Brooke soon...
Baby Boom

Baby Boom (1987)

Rated: PG Runtime: 103 minutes Release date: 10/06/1987
A devoted career woman "inherits" a baby and leaves her city life for the country.
Labor Day

Labor Day (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 111 minutes Release date: 12/26/2013
Thirteen-year-old Henry Wheeler struggles to be the man of his house and care for his reclusive mother, Adele, while confronting all the pangs of adolescence. On a back-to-school shopping trip, Henry and his mother encounter Frank Chambers, a man both intimidating and clearly in need of help, who convinces them to take him into their home and later is revealed to be an escaped convict. The events...
About Last Night

About Last Night (1986)

Rated: R Runtime: 113 minutes Release date: 06/30/1986
Ghostbusters II

Ghostbusters II (1989)

Rated: PG Runtime: 108 minutes Release date: 06/15/1989
The ghostbusters face the spirit of a warlock that lives in his self-portrait in a New York museum.
Ghostbusters

Ghostbusters (1984)

Rated: PG Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 05/31/1984
Fired from their university research jobs, Drs. Venkman, Stantz, and Spengler promptly set up shop as parapsychologists specializing in psychic phenomena and soon they're ridding Manhattan of bizarre apparitions. But the talents of these spirit exterminators--Ghostbusters--are severely tested when beautiful Dana Barrett and her nerdy neighbor become possessed by demons living in their building.
Hot Tub Time Machine

Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)

Rated: R Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 03/25/2010
A group of best friends are bored with their adult lives: Adam has been dumped by his girlfriend; Lou is a party guy who can't find the party; Nick's wife controls his every move; and video game-obsessed Jacob won't leave his basement. After a crazy night of drinking in a ski resort hot tub, the men wake up, heads pounding, in the year 1986. This is their chance to kick some past and change their...
Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain

Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 07/04/2014
Follows a young rickshaw puller who gets a menial job at a chemical plant amidst the 1984 Union Carbide industrial disaster in Bhopal, India.
Brick Lane

Brick Lane (2008)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 101 minutes Release date: 06/19/2008
The story of a beautiful young Bangladeshi woman, Nazneen, who arrives in 1980s London, leaving behind her beloved sister and home, for an arranged marriage and a new life. Trapped within the four walls of her flat in East London, and in a loveless marriage with the middle aged Chanu, she fears her soul is quietly dying. Her sister Hasina, meanwhile, continues to live a carefree life back in...
Friday Night Lights

Friday Night Lights (2004)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 117 minutes Release date: 10/07/2004
As darkness descends over the flatlands of West Texas, every Friday EVENING, from September through December, a dazzling, disorienting glow, visible on the stark horizon for miles around, ignites the blackened sky. Looming over the landscape, Ratliff Stadium, the country's biggest high school football field, overflows with 20,000 spectators, their voices raised in the trademark chant: "MO-JO!...