The Best Movies of 1984   (106) Most Notable
Sorted by Rank
 RATING   TITLE   YEAR   DIRECTOR  COUNTRY MEDIA
# 1 for 1984, # 233 Overall Amadeus 1984 Forman, Milos USA BDS
# 2 for 1984, # 335 Overall Paris, Texas 1984 Wenders, Wim UK / France / West Germany / USA BD
# 3 for 1984, # 354 Overall The Killing Fields 1984 Joffé, Roland UK D
# 4 for 1984, # 367 Overall This Is Spinal Tap 1984 Reiner, Rob USA BDS
# 5 for 1984, # 458 Overall The Terminator 1984 Cameron, James USA BD
# 6 for 1984, # 535 Overall Once Upon a Time in America 1984 Leone, Sergio Italy / USA BDS
# 7 for 1984, # 549 Overall Stranger Than Paradise 1984 Jarmusch, Jim USA / West Germany BD
# 8 for 1984, # 587 Overall A Sunday in the Country 1984 Tavernier, Bertrand France Y
# 9 for 1984, # 667 Overall Heimat 1984 Reitz, Edgar West Germany Y
# 10 for 1984, # 726 Overall A Passage to India 1984 Lean, David UK / USA BDS
# 11 for 1984, # 897 Overall Ghostbusters 1984 Reitman, Ivan USA BDS
# 12 for 1984, # 918 Overall A Nightmare on Elm Street 1984 Craven, Wes USA BD
# 13 for 1984, # 1001 Overall Birdy 1984 Parker, Alan USA D
# 14 for 1984, # 1078 Overall Stop Making Sense 1984 Demme, Jonathan USA BD
# 15 for 1984, # 1079 Overall Beverly Hills Cop 1984 Brest, Martin USA BD
# 16 for 1984, # 1189 Overall Blood Simple 1984 Coen, Joel / Coen, Ethan USA BD
# 17 for 1984, # 1222 Overall Places in the Heart 1984 Benton, Robert USA Y
# 18 for 1984, # 1366 Overall A Soldier's Story 1984 Jewison, Norman USA BD
# 19 for 1984, # 1371 Overall Love Streams 1984 Cassavetes, John USA BD
# 20 for 1984, # 1461 Overall Choose Me 1984 Rudolph, Alan USA D
# 21 for 1984, # 1596 Overall The Karate Kid 1984 Avildsen, John G. USA BDS
# 22 for 1984, # 1602 Overall Repo Man 1984 Cox, Alex USA BD
# 23 for 1984, # 1664 Overall Secret Honor 1984 Altman, Robert USA D
# 24 for 1984, # 1814 Overall Broadway Danny Rose 1984 Allen, Woody USA Y
# 25 for 1984, # 1819 Overall The Natural 1984 Levinson, Barry USA BD
# 26 for 1984, # 1842 Overall Purple Rain 1984 Magnoli, Albert USA BD
# 27 for 1984, # 1878 Overall All of Me 1984 Reiner, Carl USA D
# 28 for 1984, # 1898 Overall Iceman 1984 Schepisi, Fred USA D
# 28 for 1984, # 1898 Overall Moscow on the Hudson 1984 Mazursky, Paul USA D
# 29 for 1984, # 1901 Overall The Flamingo Kid 1984 Marshall, Garry USA BY
# 30 for 1984, # 1946 Overall Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom 1984 Spielberg, Steven USA BDS
# 31 for 1984, # 1954 Overall A Private Function 1984 Mowbray, Malcolm UK D
# 32 for 1984, # 1963 Overall The Cotton Club 1984 Coppola, Francis Ford USA YS
# 33 for 1984, # 2000 Overall A Year of the Quiet Sun 1984 Zanussi, Krzysztof Poland / West Germany / USA Y
# 34 for 1984, # 2032 Overall Under the Volcano 1984 Huston, John Mexico / USA D
# 35 for 1984, # 2059 Overall Gremlins 1984 Dante, Joe USA BDS
# 36 for 1984, # 2081 Overall Starman 1984 Carpenter, John USA BD
# 37 for 1984, # 2136 Overall Country 1984 Pearce, Richard USA Y
# 38 for 1984, # 2142 Overall The Company of Wolves 1984 Jordan, Neil UK / USA DS
# 39 for 1984, # 2163 Overall Splash 1984 Howard, Ron USA BD
# 40 for 1984, # 2239 Overall The Hit 1984 Frears, Stephen UK D
# 41 for 1984, # 2273 Overall Carmen 1984 Rosi, Francesco France / Italy D
# 42 for 1984, # 2315 Overall Romancing the Stone 1984 Zemeckis, Robert Mexico / USA BD
# 43 for 1984, # 2357 Overall Swing Shift 1984 Demme, Jonathan USA Y
# 44 for 1984, # 2367 Overall Body Double 1984 De Palma, Brian USA D
# 44 for 1984, # 2367 Overall The Brother from Another Planet 1984 Sayles, John USA DS
# 45 for 1984, # 2396 Overall Dangerous Moves 1984 Dembo, Richard France / Switzerland Y
# 46 for 1984, # 2408 Overall Woody Guthrie: Hard Travelin' 1984 Brown, Jim USA
# 47 for 1984, # 2410 Overall Meantime 1984 Leigh, Mike UK BD
# 48 for 1984, # 2415 Overall Threads 1984 Jackson, Mick UK / Australia / USA
# 49 for 1984, # 2442 Overall The Times of Harvey Milk 1984 Epstein, Rob USA BD
# 50 for 1984, # 2454 Overall MacArthur's Children 1984 Shinoda, Masahiro Japan
# 50 for 1984, # 2454 Overall The Stone Boy 1984 Cain, Christopher USA V
# 50 for 1984, # 2454 Overall That Was Rock 1984 Binder, Steve / Peerce, Larry / Winters, David USA
# 50 for 1984, # 2454 Overall The Wannsee Conference 1984 Schirk, Heinz Austria / West Germany V
# 50 for 1984, # 2454 Overall Wildrose 1984 Hanson, John USA
# 51 for 1984, # 2475 Overall Micki & Maude 1984 Edwards, Blake USA D
# 52 for 1984, # 2511 Overall 1984 1984 Radford, Michael UK
# 53 for 1984, # 2519 Overall Next of Kin 1984 Egoyan, Atom Canada D
# 54 for 1984, # 2530 Overall Streetwise 1984 Bell, Martin USA Y
# 55 for 1984, # 2535 Overall Yellow Earth 1984 Chen, Kaige China Y
# 56 for 1984, # 2536 Overall Dune 1984 Lynch, David USA BD
# 57 for 1984, # 2543 Overall The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension 1984 Richter, W.D. USA BD
# 57 for 1984, # 2543 Overall P'tang, Yang, Kipperbang. 1984 Apted, Michael UK V
# 58 for 1984, # 2544 Overall Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes 1984 Hudson, Hugh UK DS
# 58 for 1984, # 2544 Overall Marlene 1984 Schell, Maximilian West Germany D
# 58 for 1984, # 2544 Overall The Muppets Take Manhattan 1984 Oz, Frank USA BD
# 58 for 1984, # 2544 Overall The NeverEnding Story 1984 Petersen, Wolfgang West Germany / USA BDS
# 58 for 1984, # 2544 Overall Police Academy 1984 Wilson, Hugh USA D
# 58 for 1984, # 2544 Overall The Pope of Greenwich Village 1984 Rosenberg, Stuart USA D
# 58 for 1984, # 2544 Overall Red Dawn 1984 Milius, John USA BDS
# 58 for 1984, # 2544 Overall Revenge of the Nerds 1984 Kanew, Jeff USA DS
# 58 for 1984, # 2544 Overall The River 1984 Rydell, Mark USA DS
# 58 for 1984, # 2544 Overall Star Trek III: The Search for Spock 1984 Nimoy, Leonard USA BDS
# 58 for 1984, # 2544 Overall Woman in Red 1984 Wilder, Gene USA BDS
# 59 for 1984, # 2546 Overall My First Wife 1984 Cox, Paul Australia
# 59 for 1984, # 2546 Overall Quilombo 1984 Diegues, Carlos Brazil / France D
# 60 for 1984, # 2590 Overall Beyond the Walls 1984 Barbash, Uri Israel
# 60 for 1984, # 2590 Overall Camila 1984 Bemberg, María Luisa Argentina / Spain Y
# 60 for 1984, # 2590 Overall Double Feature 1984 Garci, José Luis Spain
# 61 for 1984, # 2595 Overall Bless Their Little Hearts 1984 Woodberry, Billy USA
# 61 for 1984, # 2595 Overall Hair Piece: A Film for Nappy-Headed People 1984 Chenzira, Ayoka USA
# 62 for 1984, # 2611 Overall 2010 1984 Hyams, Peter USA BD
# 63 for 1984, # 2617 Overall Napló 1984 Mészáros, Márta Hungary
# 64 for 1984, # 2621 Overall The Basileus Quartet 1984 Carpi, Fabio Italy / France
# 64 for 1984, # 2621 Overall Mass Appeal 1984 Jordan, Glenn USA D
# 65 for 1984, # 2622 Overall Swann in Love 1984 Schlöndorff, Volker France / West Germany D
# 66 for 1984, # 2623 Overall After the Rehearsal 1984 Bergman, Ingmar Sweden
# 66 for 1984, # 2623 Overall The Bounty 1984 Donaldson, Roger UK / USA BD
# 67 for 1984, # 2632 Overall Barres 1984 Moullet, Luc France
# 67 for 1984, # 2632 Overall The Funeral 1984 Itami, Juzo Japan Y
# 68 for 1984, # 2641 Overall Comfort and Joy 1984 Forsyth, Bill UK
# 68 for 1984, # 2641 Overall Electric Dreams 1984 Barron, Steve USA / UK V
# 68 for 1984, # 2641 Overall George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey 1984 Stevens, George Jr. USA D
# 68 for 1984, # 2641 Overall Heartbreakers 1984 Roth, Bobby USA
# 68 for 1984, # 2641 Overall Irreconcilable Differences 1984 Shyer, Charles USA D
# 68 for 1984, # 2641 Overall Love Letters 1984 Jones, Amy Holden USA
# 68 for 1984, # 2641 Overall Racing with the Moon 1984 Benjamin, Richard USA D
# 68 for 1984, # 2641 Overall Songwriter 1984 Rudolph, Alan USA D
# 68 for 1984, # 2641 Overall Tightrope 1984 Tuggle, Richard USA D
# 68 for 1984, # 2641 Overall Top Secret! 1984 Abrahams, Jim / Zucker, David / Zucker, Jerry UK D
# 69 for 1984, # 2647 Overall Frankenweenie 1984 Burton, Tim USA BD
# 69 for 1984, # 2647 Overall La Femme de l'hôtel 1984 Pool, Léa Canada
# 69 for 1984, # 2647 Overall Solomon Northup's Odyssey 1984 Parks, Gordon USA
# 70 for 1984, # 2684 Overall A Girl's Own Story 1984 Campion, Jane Australia Y
NR Full Moon in Paris 1984 Rohmer, Eric France BD
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Media Availability Codes (Amazon.com)
T   Theaters (US)
B   Blu-ray Disc
D   DVD
V   VHS
Y   Yes (DVD or VHS, unspecified)
S   Soundtrack