80's

80's

The movies of the 1980's. Makes you think of all those films filled with psychopathic-serial killers, demonic possessions, blood-splattering action and murderous children doesn't it? Well, that is what we think of so we thought we would give you a place to relive some 80's classics.

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80's
  • Cop au vin

    1985 • France • Directed by Claude Chabrol

    The hidden meanness of provincial life is at the heart of Cop Au Vin (Poulet au vinaigre), as deaths and disappearances intersect around the attempt by a corrupt syndicate of property developers to force a disabled woman and her son from their home.

  • Inspector Lavardin

    1986 • France • Directed by Claude Chabrol

    Inspector Lavardin sees the titular detective investigating the murder of a wealthy and respected catholic author, renowned for his outspoken views against indecency, whose body is found naked and dead on the beach.

  • Gamera: Super Monster

    As a massive alien craft heads to Earth to do evil, three good and powerful superwomen befriend a young boy who has a special connection to Gamera, and old foes return to do battle one more time.

  • Tetsuo - The Iron Man

    A strange man known only as the "metal fetishist", who seems to have an insane compulsion to stick scrap metal into his body, is hit and possibly killed by a Japanese "salaryman", out for a drive with his girlfriend. The salaryman then notices that he is being slowly overtaken by some kind of dis...

  • Death Screams

    1982 • United States • Directed by David Nelson

    In one of the most unlikely cinematic pairings of all time, David Nelson (who rose to fame as a child star playing alongside his real-life family in the wholesome TV show The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet) directs Playboy Playmate and adult star ...

  • Phantom of the Mall: Eric's Revenge (Theatrical Cut)

    1989 • United States • Directed by Richard Friedman

    With numerous interpretations of Gaston Leroux’s classic novel The Phantom of the Opera having been turned out over the years, it was only a matter of time before the slasher genre decided to take a stab at the tale – step forward 1989’s Phant...

  • Sailor Suit and Machine Gun (Theatrical version)

    1981 • Japan • Directed by Shinji Sômai

    A perky high-schooler takes on the mob in Sailor Suit and Machine Gun, a one-of-a-kind genre-bender that riffs on the yakuza film, coming-of-age drama and ‘idol movie’, inventively adapted from Jiro Akagawa's popular novel by director Shinji Somai (Typhoo...

  • Brain Damage

    Meet Elmer. He’s your local, friendly parasite with the ability to induce euphoric hallucinations in his hosts. But these LSD-like trips come with a hefty price tag. When young Brian comes under Elmer’s addictive spell, it’s not long before he finds himself scouring the city streets in search of ...

  • Bloody Birthday

    1981 • United States • Directed by E.D. Hunt

    The Bad Seed' meets 'Halloween' in this deliciously twisted early '80s slasher offering directed by Ed Hunt ('The Brain') and starring the always loveable Lori Lethin ('Return to Horror High', 'The Prey'). Debbie, Curtis and Steven may seem cute as bu...

  • Bride of Re-Animator

    1990 ・ United States ・ Directed by Brian Yuzna

    The success of Stuart Gordon’s hit horror-comedy Re-Animator meant that a sequel was all but inevitable. The resulting follow-up, Bride of Re-Animator – this time helmed by director Brian Yuzna (Society, Return of the Living Dead III) – would prove ...

  • Burst City

    Burst City is an explosive Molotov cocktail of dystopian sci-fi, Mad Max-style biker wars against yakuza gangsters and the police, and riotous performances from members of the real-life Japanese punk bands The Stalin, The Roosters, The Rockers and INU. In a derelict industrial wasteland somewhere...

  • Dream Demon

    A young bride-to-be's anxieties over her upcoming wedding take on a horrifying, demonic form in this underseen 1988 'rubber reality' shocker from director/co-writer Harley Cokeliss ('Black Moon Rising'), starring Timothy Spall and Jemma Redgrave. As her marriage to decorated war hero Oliver draws...

  • Microwave Massacre

    1983 • United States • Directed by Wayne Berwick

    They came for dinner... to find they were it!! Microwave Massacre Jackie Vernon as Donald, a disgruntled construction worker whose wife's predilection for haute cuisine drives him to cannibalism. One night, he bludgeons his better half to death wi...

  • C.H.U.D.

    1984 ・ United States ・ Directed by Douglas Cheek

    From the subterranean depths it crawls! Finally making its long-awaited debut on digital, director Douglas Cheek's cult '80s favorite C.H.U.D. is the ultimate underground movie experience.

    In downtown Manhattan, a police captain's hunt for his m...

  • Madhouse

    Helmed by legendary producer/director Ovidio Assonitis, the man behind such cult favourites as The Visitor and Piranha II: The Spawning, Madhouse is a crimson-soaked tale of sibling rivalry taken to a terrifying and bloody extreme. Julia has spent her entire adult life trying to forget the tormen...

  • The Prey

    1983 • United States • Directed by Edwin Brown

    Three young couples set off into the mountains for a weekend of climbing, drinking and lovemaking. But little do they know that they are stumbling into the terrain of a fearsome predator - a wild man, horrifically burned as a child many years ago in...

  • White Fire

    Robert Ginty (The Exterminator) and Belinda Mayne (Krull) play Bo and Inga, brother and sister jewel thieves who target the legendary 'White Fire' diamond — a priceless rock so hot it actually burns those who try to lay their hands on it! When tragedy strikes, Bo undertakes an outrageous plan inv...

  • Scared Stiff

    1987 • United States • Directed by Richard Friedman

    TV star Mary Page Keller ('Pretty Little Liars') appears alongside Andrew Stevens ('10 to Midnight', 'The Fury') as a couple terrorised by an age-old curse in this much-underrated late-80s offering from director Richard Friedman. Keller plays K...

  • Deadbeat At Dawn

    Written by, directed by and starring Van Bebber, Deadbeat follows the story of Goose - a gang leader whose girlfriend is brutally slaughtered when he attempts to leave the thug life behind. Pulled back into the gang, who've now formed an uneasy alliance with the thugs that butchered his girl, Goo...

  • Smash Palace

    1981 ・ New Zealand ・ Directed by Roger Donaldson

    Smash Palace concerns itself with the marriage of former racing driver Al (Bruno Lawrence, The Quiet Earth) and French-born Jacqui (Anna Jemison, Nomads). The pair had met when she nursed him back to health following a career-ending injury. They m...

  • The Comic

    Stand-up comedy can be a cut-throat business, but in Sam Coex's world, it's downright murder! From the annals of bizarre cinema comes perhaps the most bizarre one of them all - 1985's The Comic!

    In a dystopian police state reality of indeterminate time and place, orange bouffant-haired comedian ...

  • Trapped Alive

    1988 • United States • Directed by Leszek Burzynski

    Genre regular Cameron Mitchell (The Toolbox Murders, From a Whisper to a Scream) stars in this thrilling tale of escaped hoodlums and underground-dwelling cannibals from director Leszek Burzynski and Hellraiser producer Christopher Webster.

    On...

  • Cold Light of Day

    February, 1983. Detectives are called to a residential address in the London suburbs following reports that the drains have been clogged by human remains. One of the property’s residents, Dennis Nilsen – a mild-mannered and unassuming civil servant – is brought in for questioning, leading to the ...

  • The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Miss Osbourne

    “Potent and poetic, mischievous and macabre, Borowczyk’s film shows how many imaginative worlds the horror movie can open up when the right artist holds the keys” (Nigel Andrews, Financial Times) It’s the engagement party for brilliant young Dr Henry Jekyll (Udo Kier) and his fiancée, the beautif...