Strangest Movies from the 80’s
The Hit (1984)
Dir: Stephen Frears
Stars: Freddie Stuart, Ralph Brown, A.J. Clarke
Willie Parker, an ex-member of a notorious gang has betrayed his former “colleagues” lives in Spain to stay away from the gang’s vengeance. One day, after 10 years, 2 hit men kidnap Willie and escort him back to Paris where he should face trial.
The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989)
Dir: Steve Kloves
Stars: Jeff Bridges, Michelle Pfeiffer, Beau Bridges
Frank and Jack Baker are professional musicians who play in small clubs. They decide to interview female singers, when they realize that times are changing and dates are becoming hard to get. They choose Susie Diamond, a former escort.
Dead Calm (1989)
.+326Dir: Phillip Noyce
Stars: Nicole Kidman, Sam Neill, Billy Zane
A mass murderer kidnaps a young woman and seduces her after leaving her husband to die.
Angel Heart (1986)
Dir: Alan Parker
Stars: Mickey Rourke, Robert De Niro, Lisa Bonet
Harry Angel, a private investigator and is hired by a man he calls himself Louis Cyphre. He wants to track down a singer called Johnny Favourite. As the investigation goes on, unexpected events occur.
Flight of the Navigator (1986)
Dir: Randal Kleiser
Stars: Joey Cramer, Paul Reubens, Veronica Cartwright, Cliff De Young
In 1978, a boy is moved 8 years into the future and has an adventure with the alien ship that is responsible for that.
Dir: Clint Eastwood
Stars: Forest Whitaker, Diane Venora, Michael Zelniker
The film is about the troubled life and career of the famous jazz musician, Charlie “Bird” Parker.
The Quiet Earth (1985)
Dir: Geoffrey Murphy
Stars: Bruno Lawrence, Alison Routledge, Pete Smith, Anzac Wallace
A man named Zac Hobson awakens to find himself alone in the world. In a desperate attempt to search for others, he finds only two who have their own agenda.