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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Bird (1988)

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.

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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.

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