Tag Archives: 1981

Thief (1981)

Director: Michael Mann Writer: Michael Mann (Story by Michael Mann) (Based on the novel “The Home Invaders” by Frank Hohimer) Mann’s first theatrical film. Incredible. One of my favorite crime movies.

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My Bloody Valentine (1981)

Director: George Mihalka Writer: John Beaird (Story by Stephen Miller) Good Canadian slasher.

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An American Werewolf in London (1981)

Director: John Landis Writer: John Landis

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The Howling (1981)

Director: Joe Dante Writers: John Sayles and Terence H. Winkless (Based on the novel by Gary Brandner) Good!

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Halloween II (1981)

Director: Rick Rosenthal Writers: John Carpenter & Debra Hill (Based on characters created by Debra Hill and John Carpenter) Pretty good sequel. Just can’t touch the greatness of the original.

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Bloody Birthday (1981)

Director: Ed Hunt Writers: Ed Hunt and Barry Pearson

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The Burning (1981)

Director: Tony Maylam Writers: Peter Lawrence and Bob Weinstein (Story by Harvey Weinstein & Tony Maylam & Brad Grey) Had no idea this was the beginning of the Weinstein Brothers careers when I started watching. Also the first credits of … Continue reading

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The Loveless (1981)

Directors: Kathryn Bigelow & Monty Montgomery Writers: Kathryn Bigelow & Monty Montgomery

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For Your Eyes Only (1981)

Director: John Glen Writers: Richard Maibaum and Michael G. Wilson (Based on the novel by Ian Fleming)

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Student Bodies (1981)

Director: Mickey Rose Writer: Mickey Rose

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