Keyword: 1980s

Walking Too Fast (2010)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 146 minutes Release date: 02/03/2010
Czechoslovakia, 1982. The totalitarian regime seems interminable and imperishable. Antonín, a member of the secret police, uneasy, tyrannical, perhaps even psychopathic, is percolating with unvoiced anger and desperation. Bored with everything, he aims his demons at a seemingly clear but in fact unattainable target - a young woman named Klára. It is not love, not passion but a burning desire for...
We Are The Best!

We Are The Best! (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 05/29/2014
Three girls in 1980's Stockholm are determined to form a punk band, in spite of the fact that they have no instruments and everyone is telling them that punk is dead. Based on the graphic novel "Never Goodnight," aka "Aldrig Godnatt," written by Coco Moodysson.
We Own the Night

We Own the Night (2007)

Rated: R Runtime: 117 minutes Release date: 10/11/2007
Bobby Green has turned his back on the family business. The popular manager of El Caribe, the legendary Russian-owned nightclub in Brooklyn's Brighton Beach, he has changed his last name and concealed his connection to a long line of distinguished New York cops. For Bobby, every night is a party, as he greets friends and customers or dances with his beautiful Puerto Rican girlfriend, Amada, in a...
Westwind

Westwind (2011)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 08/24/2011
One year before the German wall came down: the twins Katja and Isabel (17) are top athletes. They are allowed to go on a vacation camp in Hungary, where they meet five guys from Hamburg. Katja falls in love with one of them, who suggests smuggling them out of the GDR. This leads to a conflict between the sisters, who for the first time in their lives have to decide if they need to go separate ways...
Wet Hot American Summer

Wet Hot American Summer (2001)

Rated: R Runtime: 97 minutes Release date: 07/26/2001
It's late summer, 1981. Camp director Beth tries to maintain order--even as she's falling in love with astrophysics expert and local associate professor Henry Neuman. He hopes to gain tenure--even as he's trying to save the camp from a hurtling piece of SKYLAB. Coop is falling hard for friend and colleague Katie. Too bad Katie is in too deep with lifeguard Andy. Over at arts & crafts, campers are...
What Goes Up

What Goes Up (2009)

Rated: R Runtime: 107 minutes Release date: 05/28/2009
It is 1986. An emotionally damaged New York reporter is sent to cover the hometown hoopla for a local hero. But rather than pursue his assignment, which leaves him cold, he follows a group of disaffected students, whose own hero - their beloved, unconventional teacher has just died under a cloud of scandal. Their passionate and, at times, ludicrous expressions of grief attract the reporter. He...
When Did You Last See Your Father?

When Did You Last See Your Father? (2008)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 92 minutes Release date: 06/05/2008
Blake Morrison deals with his father Arthur's terminal illness and imminent death. Blake's memories of everything funny, embarrassing and upsetting about his childhood and teens are interspersed with the present, as he struggles to come to terms with his father, and their history of conflict, and learns to accept that one's parents are not always accountable to their children.
White Bird in a Blizzard

White Bird in a Blizzard (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 01/19/2014
Kat Connors is 17 years old when her perfect homemaker mother, Eve, a beautiful, enigmatic, and haunted woman, disappears - just as Kat is discovering and relishing her newfound sexuality. Having lived for so long in a stifled, emotionally repressed household, she barely registers her mother's absence and certainly doesn't blame her doormat of a father, Brock, for the loss. In fact, it's almost a...
Wild Style

Wild Style (1982)

Rated: None Runtime: 85 minutes Release date: 12/31/1982
The work of maverick tagger Zoro attracts the attention of an East Village art enthusiast who gives him a commission him to paint the stage for a huge rapper's convention. The film serves as a record of the beginning of hip-hop in the boroughs of New York and features pioneers of the genre including Grandmaster Flash, Busy Bee, The Cold Crush Brothers and others.
Witnesses

The Witnesses (2008)

Rated: None Runtime: 112 minutes Release date: 01/31/2008
Manu is 20 years old when he arrives in Paris to look for a job. Initially, he moves in with his sister, Julie, who rents a room in a sleazy hotel. Julie's life revolves around music. She is training to be an opera singer and tries hard to partition herself off from her ebullient brother. Manu is a night bird. One night he meets Adrien, an extrovert and cultivated gay doctor in his early 50s with...
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...
Working Girl

Working Girl (1988)

Rated: R Runtime: 114 minutes Release date: 12/20/1988
An ambitious secretary climbs up the corporate ladder by taking over when her boss breaks her leg.
World According to Garp

The World According to Garp (1982)

Rated: R Runtime: 136 minutes Release date: 06/29/1982
Garp is an aspiring novelist whose mother, Jenny is, an unmarried, unorthodox feminist. Garp succeeds in publishing his novel at the same time that his mother publishes her first feminist manifesto. Though successful and happily married to his college sweetheart, Helen, Garp still envies his fearless mother.