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1. Coup de Torchon (1981)

Not Rated | 128 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

A pathetic police chief, humiliated by everyone around him, suddenly wants a clean slate in life - and resorts to drastic means to do so.

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Philippe Noiret, Isabelle Huppert, Stéphane Audran, Jean-Pierre Marielle

Votes: 4,617

2. 'Round Midnight (1986)

R | 133 min | Drama, Music

A troubled, but talented musician flees the US to escape his problems, finding refuge and support in Paris.

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Dexter Gordon, François Cluzet, Gabrielle Haker, Sandra Reaves-Phillips

Votes: 4,408 | Gross: $3.27M

3. A Sunday in the Country (1984)

G | 90 min | Drama

An elderly painter whose son visits with his family on the weekends, is also surprised by a visit from his still-single daughter.

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Louis Ducreux, Michel Aumont, Sabine Azéma, Geneviève Mnich

Votes: 2,025 | Gross: $2.41M

4. Life and Nothing But (1989)

PG | 135 min | Drama, War

Intense character study of men and women driven by an overpowering obsession with the past.

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Philippe Noiret, Sabine Azéma, Pascale Vignal, Maurice Barrier

Votes: 1,467 | Gross: $0.43M

6. Chocolat (1988)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama

A young French woman returns to the vast silence of West Africa to contemplate her childhood days in a colonial outpost in Cameroon. Her strongest memories are of the family's houseboy, ... See full summary »

Director: Claire Denis | Stars: Isaach De Bankolé, Giulia Boschi, François Cluzet, Jean-Claude Adelin

Votes: 2,570 | Gross: $2.32M

7. The Dresser (1983)

PG | 118 min | Drama

Personal Assistant Norman (Sir Tom Courtenay) of deteriorating veteran actor Sir (Albert Finney) struggles to get him through a difficult performance of King Lear.

Director: Peter Yates | Stars: Albert Finney, Tom Courtenay, Edward Fox, Zena Walker

Votes: 4,536 | Gross: $5.31M

8. Story of Women (1988)

108 min | Drama, Romance

Marie Latour, a woman of limited schooling, raises two children in a ratty flat during World War II in occupied France. In 1941, her husband Paul returns from German captivity, too weak to ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, François Cluzet, Marie Trintignant, Nils Tavernier

Votes: 3,615 | Gross: $0.44M

9. A Short Film About Killing (1988)

Not Rated | 84 min | Crime, Drama

The plot couldn't be simpler or its attack on capital punishment (and the act of killing in general) more direct - a senseless, violent, almost botched murder is followed by a cold, ... See full summary »

Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski | Stars: Miroslaw Baka, Krzysztof Globisz, Jan Tesarz, Zbigniew Zapasiewicz

Votes: 15,622

10. Il minestrone (1981)

104 min | Comedy, Drama

Rome,1960.Four different people meet each other on Olympic games.They follow games and become friends talking about their sad lifes.

Director: Sergio Citti | Stars: Roberto Benigni, Franco Citti, Ninetto Davoli, Daria Nicolodi

Votes: 183

11. The Offenders (1980)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

A punk savage satire about a kidnapping.

Directors: Beth B, Scott B | Stars: Scott B, Kirsten Bates, Adele Bertei, Diego Cortez

Votes: 24

12. Housekeeping (1987)

PG | 116 min | Drama

After their mother commits suicide, two sisters end up living with their kind but peculiar aunt in their grandmother's old house in a small 1950s town.

Director: Bill Forsyth | Stars: Christine Lahti, Sara Walker, Andrea Burchill, Anne Pitoniak

Votes: 1,974 | Gross: $1.08M

13. Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains (1982)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

The media and disaffected teens mistake the acerbic rants of an obnoxious teenage punk rocker as a rallying cry for the women of America, launching her and her talentless group to national stardom.

Director: Lou Adler | Stars: Peter Donat, Diane Lane, Marin Kanter, Laura Dern

Votes: 2,258

14. A Very Brady Christmas (1988 TV Movie)

Unrated | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

The entire Brady family manages to overcome personal obstacles to spend a happy holiday together.

Director: Peter Baldwin | Stars: Florence Henderson, Robert Reed, Ann B. Davis, Maureen McCormick

Votes: 1,526

15. Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989)

PG | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Music

44 Metascore

Two seemingly dumb teens set off on a quest to prepare the ultimate historical presentation with the help of a time machine.

Director: Stephen Herek | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, George Carlin, Terry Camilleri

Votes: 104,360 | Gross: $40.49M

16. Liberté, la nuit (1984)

82 min | Drama, War

In the mist of the Algerian events, a man finds a fugitive happiness beside a local woman.

Director: Philippe Garrel | Stars: Emmanuelle Riva, Maurice Garrel, Christine Boisson, László Szabó

Votes: 191

17. The Aviator's Wife (1981)

PG | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A young student is devastated when he finds that his girlfriend is cheating on him. In order to find out why she did it, he decides to spy on her and her lover.

Director: Éric Rohmer | Stars: Philippe Marlaud, Marie Rivière, Anne-Laure Meury, Mathieu Carrière

Votes: 2,690

18. A Good Marriage (1982)

PG | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Sabine vows to give up married lovers, and is determined to find a good husband. Her best friend Clarisse introduces her to her cousin Edmond, a busy lawyer from Paris. Sabine pursues ... See full summary »

Director: Éric Rohmer | Stars: Béatrice Romand, André Dussollier, Féodor Atkine, Arielle Dombasle

Votes: 2,135

19. Pauline at the Beach (1983)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Marion is about to divorce from her husband and takes her 15-year-old niece Pauline on a vacation to Granville. She meets an old love...

Director: Éric Rohmer | Stars: Amanda Langlet, Arielle Dombasle, Pascal Greggory, Féodor Atkine

Votes: 6,127

20. Full Moon in Paris (1984)

R | 101 min | Drama, Romance

Louise, a young woman, who recently finished her studies in arts, is working as a interior decorator trainee. Playing the game of seduction, her life becomes more and more complicated.

Director: Éric Rohmer | Stars: Pascale Ogier, Tchéky Karyo, Fabrice Luchini, Virginie Thévenet

Votes: 3,004 | Gross: $0.01M

21. Summer (1986)

R | 99 min | Drama, Romance

It's July, and Delphine has nowhere to go for the summer. She feels very bored and "empty", but this won't last; one day she accidently meets someone who seems to be totally made for her...

Director: Éric Rohmer | Stars: Marie Rivière, María Luisa García, Vincent Gauthier, Amira Chemakhi

Votes: 5,755 | Gross: $0.04M

22. Four Adventures of Reinette and Mirabelle (1987)

Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Reinette and Mirabelle are two young girls. Reinette lives in the countryside, Mirabelle in Paris. They meet during a holiday of Mirabelle in the country, when Reinette helps her to repair ... See full summary »

Director: Éric Rohmer | Stars: Joëlle Miquel, Jessica Forde, Mr. Housseau, Mme. Housseau

Votes: 1,718 | Gross: $0.22M

23. Boyfriends and Girlfriends (1987)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

In Paris outskirts Blanche, a young clerk, befriends Lea, a girl livelier than she is. Lea is going steady with Fabien who is a friend to Alexandre who is going steady with Adrienne but is ... See full summary »

Director: Éric Rohmer | Stars: Emmanuelle Chaulet, Sophie Renoir, Anne-Laure Meury, Eric Viellard

Votes: 3,144 | Gross: $0.82M

26. Csók, Anyu! (1987)

103 min | Drama

The rather surrealistic story of a middle-class family who seem to communicate with each other mainly by chalking messages on the kitchen blackboard, while the young son observes every ... See full summary »

Director: János Rózsa | Stars: Dorottya Udvaros, Róbert Koltai, Sándor Gáspár, Kati Lajtai

Votes: 146

29. Somewhere in Time (1980)

PG | 103 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

29 Metascore

A Chicago playwright uses self-hypnosis to travel back in time and meet the actress whose vintage portrait hangs in a grand hotel.

Director: Jeannot Szwarc | Stars: Christopher Reeve, Jane Seymour, Christopher Plummer, Teresa Wright

Votes: 25,478 | Gross: $9.71M

30. House of Games (1987)

R | 102 min | Crime, Thriller

78 Metascore

A psychiatrist comes to the aid of a compulsive gambler and is led by a smooth-talking grifter into the shadowy but compelling world of stings, scams, and con men.

Director: David Mamet | Stars: Lindsay Crouse, Joe Mantegna, Mike Nussbaum, Lilia Skala

Votes: 19,496 | Gross: $2.59M

31. Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985)

PG | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

47 Metascore

When eccentric man-child Pee-wee Herman gets his beloved bike stolen in broad daylight, he sets out across the U.S. on the adventure of his life.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Paul Reubens, Elizabeth Daily, Mark Holton, Diane Salinger

Votes: 47,586 | Gross: $40.90M

32. The Tyrant's Heart (1981)

96 min | Drama, History

A historical drama set in the 1400s, about a young man sent to Italy but is forced back after his father's mysterious death.

Director: Miklós Jancsó | Stars: Teresa Ann Savoy, László Gálffi, József Madaras, Ninetto Davoli

Votes: 104

33. Soha, sehol, senkinek! (1988)

95 min | Drama

Mail for translation. 1951, Budapest. A kitelepitettek minden holmijukkal egyutt megrakott teherautokon zsufolodnak. A Hortobagyra tartanak, ott jelolt ki szamukra ... See full summary »

Director: Ferenc Téglássy | Stars: Jolanta Grusznic, Ágnes T. Katona, András Kozák, Tibor Antal

Votes: 51

34. Afternoon Affair (1984)

84 min | Drama

Quest for love by divorced intellectual girl and her mother. The ending is in fact a precursor of polyamory.

Director: András Kovács | Stars: Mari Kiss, György Cserhalmi, Gábor Reviczky, Nóra Tábori

Votes: 22

35. A vörös grófnö (1985)

180 min | Biography, Drama

Mail for translation. Karolyi Mihaly felesegenek, Andrassy Katinkanak tortenete elevenedik meg a filmben, aki az orszag egyik legtekintelyesebb arisztokrata ... See full summary »

Director: András Kovács | Stars: Juli Básti, Ferenc Bács, Ferenc Kállai, Hédi Temessy

Votes: 43

37. Ideiglenes paradicsom (1981)

92 min | Drama, History, War

During WWII French POWs catched by Germans fleing to Hungary -an Allied to Germany-. where civilians welcome them very helpful. The tragig love story beginnig in febr.1943 . A small group ... See full summary »

Director: András Kovács | Stars: André Dussollier, Edit Frajt, László Szabó, Christian Van Cau

Votes: 10

38. Hanussen (1988)

R | 140 min | Drama, History

A man's story parallels Hitler's rise. Austrian Klaus Schneider, wounded in World War I, recovers in the care of Dr. Emil Bettleheim. Bettleheim discovers that Schneider possesses powers of... See full summary »

Director: István Szabó | Stars: Klaus Maria Brandauer, Erland Josephson, Ildikó Bánsági, Walter Schmidinger

Votes: 1,483 | Gross: $0.08M

39. Colonel Redl (1985)

R | 144 min | Biography, Drama, History

Set during the fading glory of the Austro-Hungarian empire, the film tells of the rise and fall of Alfred Redl (Brandauer), an ambitious young officer who proceeds up the ladder to become ... See full summary »

Director: István Szabó | Stars: Klaus Maria Brandauer, Hans Christian Blech, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Gudrun Landgrebe

Votes: 2,526 | Gross: $0.00M

40. A világ közepe (1980 TV Movie)

85 min | Family

King Matthias reaches Gyevi in disguise, where he faces the overbearing local justice.

Director: Tamás Fejér | Stars: László Helyey, Gábor Koncz, Árpád Gyenge, Károly Vogt

Votes: 17