Top 1981 movies(based on popularity,ratings,box office)

Raiders of the Lost Ark movie poster
1. Raiders of the Lost Ark

Year:1981,Director:Steven Spielberg
Cast:Denholm Elliott, Harrison Ford, John Rhys-Davies, Karen Allen, Paul Freeman, Ronald Lacey
Language:English
Category:Action, Adventure
Das Boot movie poster
2. Das Boot

Year:1981,Director:Wolfgang Petersen
Cast:Jürgen Prochnow, Bernd Tauber, Martin Semmelrogge, Herbert Grönemeyer, Klaus Wennemann, Hubertus Bengsch
Language:German
Category:Drama, Action
The Evil Dead movie poster
3. The Evil Dead

Year:1981,Director:Sam Raimi
Cast:Bruce Campbell, Ellen Sandweiss, Betsy Baker, Philip A. Gillis, Theresa Tilly, Richard DeManincor
Language:English
Category:Horror
Chariots of Fire movie poster
4. Chariots of Fire

Year:1981,Director:Hugh Hudson
Cast:Ian Holm, Ben Cross, Nicholas Farrell, Nigel Havers, Ian Charleson, Daniel Gerroll
Language:English
Category:Drama, History
Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior movie poster
5. Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior

Year:1981,Director:George Miller
Cast:Mel Gibson, Bruce Spence, Vernon Wells, Max Phipps, Michael Preston, Emil Minty
Language:English
Category:Action, Thriller
On Golden Pond movie poster
6. On Golden Pond

Year:1981,Director:Mark Rydell
Cast:Henry Fonda, Katharine Hepburn, Jane Fonda, Dabney Coleman, William Lanteau, Doug McKeon
Language:English
Category:Drama
Lion of the Desert movie poster
7. Lion of the Desert

Year:1981,Director:Moustapha Akkad
Cast:Anthony Quinn, Rod Steiger, Oliver Reed, John Gielgud, Raf Vallone, Irene Papas
Language:English
Category:Drama, War
Gallipoli movie poster
8. Gallipoli

Year:1981,Director:Peter Weir
Cast:Mel Gibson, Bill Kerr, Harold Hopkins, Mark Lee, Heath Harris, Charles Lathalu Yunipingu
Language:English
Category:Drama, Adventure
An American Werewolf in London movie poster
9. An American Werewolf in London

Year:1981,Director:John Landis
Cast:Griffin Dunne, Brian Glover, David Schofield, David Naughton, Lila Kaye, Joe Belcher
Language:English
Category:Thriller, Horror
Christiane F. movie poster
10. Christiane F.

Year:1981,Director:Uli Edel
Cast:Natja Brunckhorst, Thomas Haustein, Jens Kuphal, Rainer Woelk, Jan Georg Effler, Christiane Reichelt
Language:German
Category:Drama, Biography
Excalibur movie poster
11. Excalibur

Year:1981,Director:John Boorman
Cast:Helen Mirren, Nicol Williamson, Nigel Terry, Nicholas Clay, Cherie Lunghi, Paul Geoffrey
Language:English
Category:Drama, Adventure
Reds movie poster
12. Reds

Year:1981,Director:Warren Beatty
Cast:Jack Nicholson, Diane Keaton, Edward Herrmann, Warren Beatty, Maureen Stapleton, Jerzy Kosinski
Language:English
Category:Drama, Romantic
Teddy Bear movie poster
13. Teddy Bear

Year:1981,Director:Stanislaw Bareja
Cast:Bronislaw Pawlik, Krzysztof Kowalewski, Stanislaw Tym, Christine Paul-Podlasky, Barbara Burska, Ewa Bem
Language:Polish
Category:Comedy
Mephisto movie poster
14. Mephisto

Year:1981,Director:István Szabó
Cast:György Cserhalmi, Rolf Hoppe, Krystyna Janda, Ildikó Bánsági, Péter Andorai, Klaus Maria Brandauer
Language:English
Category:Drama
Davaro movie poster
15. Davaro

Year:1981,Director:Kartal Tibet
Cast:Kemal Sunal, Sener Sen, Adile Nasit, Aysen Gruda, Pembe Mutlu, Abdi Algül
Language:Turkish
Category:Drama, Comedy
Body Heat movie poster
16. Body Heat

Year:1981,Director:Lawrence Kasdan
Cast:William Hurt, Mickey Rourke, Richard Crenna, Kathleen Turner, Ted Danson, J.A. Preston
Language:English
Category:Drama, Thriller
The Professional movie poster
17. The Professional

Year:1981,Director:Georges Lautner
Cast:Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean Desailly, Jean-Louis Richard, Elisabeth Margoni, Cyrielle Clair, Marie-Christine Descouard
Language:French
Category:Drama, Action
Blind Chance movie poster
18. Blind Chance

Year:1981,Director:Krzysztof Kieslowski
Cast:Boguslaw Linda, Tadeusz Lomnicki, Zbigniew Zapasiewicz, Marzena Trybala, Jacek Borkowski, Boguslawa Pawelec
Language:Polish
Category:Drama
Quest for Fire movie poster
19. Quest for Fire

Year:1981,Director:Jean-Jacques Annaud
Cast:Ron Perlman, Rae Dawn Chong, Everett McGill, Gary Schwartz, Nicholas Kadi, Naseer El-Kadi
Language:None
Category:Drama, Adventure
Blow Out movie poster
20. Blow Out

Year:1981,Director:Brian De Palma
Cast:John Travolta, John Lithgow, Nancy Allen, Dennis Franz, Peter Boyden, Curt May
Language:English
Category:Thriller
Pixote movie poster
21. Pixote

Year:1981,Director:Hector Babenco
Cast:Fernando Ramos da Silva, Gilberto Moura, Jorge Julião, Edilson Lino, Zenildo Oliveira Santos, Claudio Bernardo
Language:Portuguese
Category:Drama, Crime
Escape from New York movie poster
22. Escape from New York

Year:1981,Director:John Carpenter
Cast:Donald Pleasence, Ernest Borgnine, Lee Van Cleef, Kurt Russell, Isaac Hayes, Season Hubley
Language:English
Category:Action, Science-Fiction
My Dinner with Andre movie poster
23. My Dinner with Andre

Year:1981,Director:Louis Malle
Cast:Wallace Shawn, Andre Gregory, Jean Lenauer, Roy Butler
Language:English
Category:Drama, Biography
The Little Fox movie poster
24. The Little Fox

Year:1981,Director:Attila Dargay
Cast:Judit Pogány, László Csákányi, Gyula Szabó, Erzsébet Kútvölgyi, Teri Földi, József Gyabronka
Language:Hungarian
Category:Adventure, Family
Prince of the City movie poster
25. Prince of the City

Year:1981,Director:Sidney Lumet
Cast:Treat Williams, Jerry Orbach, Carmine Caridi, Richard Foronjy, Don Billett, Kenny Marino
Language:English
Category:Drama, Thriller
The Fox and the Hound movie poster
26. The Fox and the Hound

Year:1981,Director:Richard Rich, Art Stevens
Cast:Mickey Rooney, Kurt Russell, Jeanette Nolan, Jack Albertson, Pearl Bailey, Sandy Duncan
Language:English
Category:Adventure, Family
Thief movie poster
27. Thief

Year:1981,Director:Michael Mann
Cast:James Caan, James Belushi, Tuesday Weld, Robert Prosky, Tom Signorelli, Willie Nelson
Language:English
Category:Drama, Action
Do You Remember Dolly Bell? movie poster
28. Do You Remember Dolly Bell?

Year:1981,Director:Emir Kusturica
Cast:Pavle Vujisic, Mira Banjac, Slavko Stimac, Slobodan Aligrudic, Ljiljana Blagojevic, Nada Pani
Language:Serbian
Category:Drama, Comedy
Coup de torchon movie poster
29. Coup de torchon

Year:1981,Director:Bertrand Tavernier
Cast:Philippe Noiret, Isabelle Huppert, Stéphane Audran, Jean-Pierre Marielle, Guy Marchand, Eddy Mitchell
Language:French
Category:Drama, Comedy
The Great Muppet Caper movie poster
30. The Great Muppet Caper

Year:1981,Director:Jim Henson
Cast:Charles Grodin, Frank Oz, Diana Rigg, Dave Goelz, Jerry Nelson, Jim Henson
Language:English
Category:Comedy, Family
Southern Comfort movie poster
31. Southern Comfort

Year:1981,Director:Walter Hill
Cast:Keith Carradine, Fred Ward, Powers Boothe, T.K. Carter, Lewis Smith, Franklyn Seales
Language:English
Category:Drama, Thriller
Garde à vue movie poster
32. Garde à vue

Year:1981,Director:Claude Miller
Cast:Michel Serrault, Lino Ventura, Romy Schneider, Guy Marchand, Patrick Depeyrrat, Didier Agostini
Language:French
Category:Drama, Thriller
Diva movie poster
33. Diva

Year:1981,Director:Jean-Jacques Beineix
Cast:Richard Bohringer, Jacques Fabbri, Chantal Deruaz, Frédéric Andréi, Wilhelmenia Fernandez, Thuy An Luu
Language:French
Category:Romantic, Thriller
Time Bandits movie poster
34. Time Bandits

Year:1981,Director:Terry Gilliam
Cast:Sean Connery, Ian Holm, John Cleese, Shelley Duvall, Michael Palin, Katherine Helmond
Language:English
Category:Comedy, Thriller
Possession movie poster
35. Possession

Year:1981,Director:Andrzej Zulawski
Cast:Sam Neill, Isabelle Adjani, Heinz Bennent, Margit Carstensen, Carl Duering, Johanna Hofer
Language:English
Category:Drama, Horror
Lola movie poster
36. Lola

Year:1981,Director:Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Cast:Mario Adorf, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Karin Baal, Barbara Sukowa, Matthias Fuchs, Helga Feddersen
Language:German
Category:Drama, Comedy
Vabank movie poster
37. Vabank

Year:1981,Director:Juliusz Machulski
Cast:Witold Pyrkosz, Jan Machulski, Krzysztof Kiersznowski, Ewa Szykulska, Leonard Pietraszak, Józef Para
Language:Polish
Category:Comedy, Crime
The Woman Next Door movie poster
38. The Woman Next Door

Year:1981,Director:François Truffaut
Cast:Gérard Depardieu, Fanny Ardant, Henri Garcin, Véronique Silver, Roger Van Hool, Michèle Baumgartner
Language:French
Category:Drama, Romantic
Stripes movie poster
39. Stripes

Year:1981,Director:Ivan Reitman
Cast:Bill Murray, Warren Oates, Sean Young, John Candy, P.J. Soles, Harold Ramis
Language:English
Category:Comedy, War
For Your Eyes Only movie poster
40. For Your Eyes Only

Year:1981,Director:John Glen
Cast:Roger Moore, Carole Bouquet, Julian Glover, Topol, Lynn-Holly Johnson, Cassandra Harris
Language:English
Category:Action, Thriller
Ragtime movie poster
41. Ragtime

Year:1981,Director:Milos Forman
Cast:James Cagney, Brad Dourif, Donald O'Connor, Moses Gunn, Elizabeth McGovern, Kenneth McMillan
Language:English
Category:Drama
The Goat movie poster
42. The Goat

Year:1981,Director:Francis Veber
Cast:Gérard Depardieu, Pedro Armendáriz Jr., Pierre Richard, André Valardy, Maritza Olivares, Corynne Charbit
Language:French
Category:Comedy, Crime
Scanners movie poster
43. Scanners

Year:1981,Director:David Cronenberg
Cast:Michael Ironside, Patrick McGoohan, Jennifer O'Neill, Lawrence Dane, Robert A. Silverman, Stephen Lack
Language:English
Category:Horror, Science-Fiction
44. Ooriki Monagadu

Year:1981,Director:K. Raghavendra Rao
Cast:Jayapradha, Raogopalrao, Krishna Ghattamaneni
Language:Telugu
Category:Drama, Romantic
45. The Last Duel

Year:1981,Director:Yun Ling
Cast:Hui Lou Chen, Nora Miao, Yun Ling, Ching Cheng, Barry Chan, Peng Chang
Language:Chinese
Category:Action, Adventure
Arthur movie poster
46. Arthur

Year:1981,Director:Steve Gordon
Cast:John Gielgud, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Dudley Moore, Liza Minnelli, Stephen Elliott, Jill Eikenberry
Language:English
Category:Comedy, Romantic
History of the World: Part I movie poster
47. History of the World: Part I

Year:1981,Director:Mel Brooks
Cast:Cloris Leachman, Dom DeLuise, Madeline Kahn, Harvey Korman, Mel Brooks, Ron Carey
Language:English
Category:Comedy, Musical
Clash of the Titans movie poster
48. Clash of the Titans

Year:1981,Director:Desmond Davis
Cast:Laurence Olivier, Maggie Smith, Claire Bloom, Ursula Andress, Jack Gwillim, Susan Fleetwood
Language:English
Category:Romantic, Action
Absence of Malice movie poster
49. Absence of Malice

Year:1981,Director:Sydney Pollack
Cast:Paul Newman, Bob Balaban, Sally Field, Luther Adler, Barry Primus, Melinda Dillon
Language:English
Category:Drama, Romantic
Eye of the Needle movie poster
50. Eye of the Needle

Year:1981,Director:Richard Marquand
Cast:Donald Sutherland, Kate Nelligan, Christopher Cazenove, Philip Martin Brown, Stephen MacKenna, Barbara Graley
Language:German
Category:Romantic, Thriller




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