Top Movies of 1984


The top movies of 1984 list is calculated by community movie ratings and members' "Top Movies List". Lists are updated daily.

61. Dreamscape

Year of Release: 1984
Overall Rating: 2.6 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Sci-Fi/Adventure
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Joseph Ruben
Actors: Dennis Quaid, Max von Sydow, Christopher Plummer, Kate Capshaw, Peter Jason, Madison Mason
Plot: If you die in a dream do you die in real life? Can a person enter you dream and kill you for real? How does the President of the United States of America tie in?

62. 2010

Year of Release: 1984
Overall Rating: 2.5 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Sci-Fi/Mystery
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Peter Hyams
Actors: Roy Scheider, Helen Mirren, John Lithgow, Douglas Rain, Bob Balaban, Keir Dullea
Plot: A space mission sent to investigate the original Disocvery space mission to determine exactly what went wrong with the super computer H.A.L. and the appearance of a mysterious black monolith in Jupiter's orbit.

63. Repo Man

Year of Release: 1984
Overall Rating: 2.5 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Sci-Fi
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Alex Cox
Actors: Harry Dean Stanton, Emilio Estevez, Tracey Walter, Olivia Barash, Sy Richardson, Susan Barnes
Plot: Otto is a punk who has lost his job, his girl and his future (thanks to his parents giving away his college fund to a televangelist). Lucky for him, he has found kindred spirits in a group of local repo men with big attitudes and unique views on life. When a Chevy Malibu shows up with a whopping $20,000 reward, the chase is on, but the car houses a dangerous cargo.

64. Under the Volcano

Year of Release: 1984
Overall Rating: 2.7 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: John Huston
Actors: Albert Finney, Jacqueline Bisset, Anthony Andrews, Ignacio López Tarso, Katy Jurado, James Villiers

66. Firstborn

Year of Release: 1984
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Thriller
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Michael Apted
Actors: Teri Garr, Peter Weller, Christopher Collet, Corey Haim, Sarah Jessica Parker, Robert Downey Jr.

67. Moscow on the Hudson

Year of Release: 1984
Overall Rating: 2.6 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Paul Mazursky
Actors: Robin Williams, Maria Conchita Alonso, Cleavant Derricks, Alejandro Rey, Saveli Kramarov, Elya Baskin
Plot: A Russian saxophonist defects to the U.S. on the spur of the moment and must adjust to life in his adopted country.

68. Splash

Year of Release: 1984
Overall Rating: 2.5 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Fantasy
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Ron Howard
Actors: Tom Hanks, Daryl Hannah, Eugene Levy, John Candy, Dody Goodman, Shecky Greene
Plot: A modern version of The Little Mermaid. A mermaid (Daryl Hannah) falls in love with a human (Tom Hanks) and hides the fact that she is a mermaid from him.

69. Police Academy

Year of Release: 1984
Overall Rating: 2.5 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Crime
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Hugh Wilson
Actors: Steve Guttenberg, Kim Cattrall, G.W. Bailey, Bubba Smith, Michael Winslow, David Graf
Plot: As crime sweeps through the city, the mayor decides the police are far to restrictive in who they choose, and so enacts a change that allows anyone to join the police academy, leading to all manner good-meaning but under-qualified recruits attempting to join the force, much to the consternation of hard-nosed Lt. Harris.

70. Birdy

Year of Release: 1984
Overall Rating: 2.5 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/War
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Alan Parker
Actors: Matthew Modine, Nicolas Cage, John Harkins, Sandy Baron, Karen Young, Bruno Kirby
Plot: After two friends return home from the Vietnam War one becomes mentally unstable and obsesses with becoming a bird.

Are you sure you want to delete this comment?