1981

Mad Max 2
7.6

Mad Max 2

Dec. 24, 1981

Mad Max 2

Max Rockatansky returns as the heroic loner who drives the dusty roads of a postapocalyptic Australian Outback in an unending search for ...
Quest for Fire
7.4

Quest for Fire

Dec. 15, 1981

Quest for Fire

A colossal adventure odyssey that turns back the hands of time to the very beginning of man’s existence. 80,000 years ago, when man roamed ...
A Friend Is a Treasure
7.2

A Friend Is a Treasure

Alan gets a map to some war treasure which the Japanese army left behind on a small Pacific island at the end of World War II. But some gangsters ...
Falcon Crest
5.1

Falcon Crest

Dec. 04, 1981

Falcon Crest

Falcon Crest is an American primetime television soap opera which aired on the CBS network for nine seasons, from December 4, 1981 to May 17, ...
Simon & Simon
6.8

Simon & Simon

Nov. 24, 1981

Simon & Simon

Simon & Simon is an American detective television series that originally ran from November 24, 1981 to January 21, 1989. The series was ...
The Prowler
6.1

The Prowler

Nov. 06, 1981

The Prowler

A masked killer, wearing World War II U.S. Army fatigues, stalks a small New Jersey town bent on reliving a 35-year-old double murder by focusing ...
The Fall Guy
7.3

The Fall Guy

Nov. 04, 1981

The Fall Guy

The Fall Guy is an American action/adventure television program produced for ABC and originally broadcast from November 4, 1981 to May 2, 1986. ...
Halloween II
6.6

Halloween II

Oct. 30, 1981

Halloween II

After failing to kill stubborn survivor Laurie and taking a bullet or six from former psychiatrist Dr. Sam Loomis, Michael Myers has followed ...
The Evil Dead
7.5

The Evil Dead

Oct. 15, 1981

The Evil Dead

When a group of college students finds a mysterious book and recording in the old wilderness cabin they’ve rented for the weekend, they ...
Southern Comfort
7.2

Southern Comfort

Sep. 25, 1981

Southern Comfort

A squad of National Guards on an isolated weekend exercise in the Louisiana swamp must fight for their lives when they anger local Cajuns by ...
Das Boot
8.4

Das Boot

Sep. 16, 1981

Das Boot

A German submarine hunts allied ships during the Second World War, but it soon becomes the hunted. The crew tries to survive below the surface, ...
Beau Pere
7.1

Beau Pere

Sep. 15, 1981

Beau Pere

Rémi is a man trapped in a deteriorating marriage. When his wife is unexpectedly killed in a car accident, Rémi is left with his stepdaughter, ...
The Smurfs
6.4

The Smurfs

Sep. 12, 1981

The Smurfs

Classic Saturday-morning cartoon series featuring magical blue elf-like creatures called Smurfs. The Smurfs, named for their personalities, ...
A case for two
6.5

A case for two

Sep. 11, 1981

A case for two

Ein Fall für zwei is a German television series, which premiered on September 11, 1981 on ZDF. The series, located in Frankfurt am Main, features ...
Body Heat
7.4

Body Heat

Aug. 28, 1981

Body Heat

In the midst of a searing Florida heat wave, a woman convinces her lover, a small-town lawyer, to murder her rich husband.
The French Lieutenant’s Woman
7.0

The French Lieutenant’s Woman

In this story-within-a-story, Anna is an actress starring opposite Mike in a period piece about the forbidden love between their respective ...
An American Werewolf in London
7.6

An American Werewolf in London

Two American tourists in England are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists.
Private Lessons
5.2

Private Lessons

Aug. 21, 1981

Private Lessons

Phillip Filmore is a naive, 15-year-old, preoccupied with sex, who develops a crush on Nicole Mallow, the new 30-something, French housekeeper ...
The House by the Cemetery
6.2

The House by the Cemetery

A deranged killer lives in the basement of an old mansion and pops out occasionally to commit grisly murders that include be-headings.
Gallipoli
7.5

Gallipoli

Aug. 13, 1981

Gallipoli

As World War I rages, brave and youthful Australians Archy and Frank—both agile runners—become friends and enlist in the Australian and New ...
Tarzan, the Ape Man
3.3

Tarzan, the Ape Man

Aug. 07, 1981

Tarzan, the Ape Man

The Tarzan story from Jane’s point of view. Jane Parker visits her father in Africa where she joins him on an expedition. A couple of brief ...
Nice Dreams
6.2

Nice Dreams

Jul. 24, 1981

Nice Dreams

Cheech and Chong house sit for a marijuana grower and rip off the crop. Stalked by keystone-style cops, Los Guys have a series of encounters with ...
Blow Out
7.4

Blow Out

Jul. 24, 1981

Blow Out

Jack Terry is a master sound recordist who works on grade-B horror movies. Late one evening, he is recording sounds for use in his movies when he ...
The Fox and the Hound
7.3

The Fox and the Hound

When a feisty little fox named Tod is adopted into a farm family, he quickly becomes friends with a fun and adorable hound puppy named Copper. ...
Stripes
6.9

Stripes

Jun. 25, 1981

Stripes

John Winger, an indolent sad sack in his 30s, impulsively joins the U.S. Army after losing his job, his girlfriend and his apartment.
For Your Eyes Only
6.8

For Your Eyes Only

Jun. 23, 1981

For Your Eyes Only

A British spy ship has sunk and on board was a hi-tech encryption device. James Bond is sent to find the device that holds British launching ...
The Cannonball Run
6.2

The Cannonball Run

Jun. 19, 1981

The Cannonball Run

A cross-country road race is based on an actual event, the Cannonball Baker Sea to Shining Sea Memorial Trophy Dash, organized by Brock Yates to ...
History of the World: Part I
6.9

History of the World: Part I

An uproarious version of history that proves nothing is sacred – not even the Roman Empire, the French Revolution and the Spanish Inquisition.
Raiders of the Lost Ark
8.5

Raiders of the Lost Ark

When Dr. Indiana Jones – the tweed-suited professor who just happens to be a celebrated archaeologist – is hired by the government to locate the ...