#331: Ghostbusters

di9t2yvpwdkuutykrm10yvld50x#331 – Ghostbusters, 1984, Ivan Reitman

After losing their academic posts at a prestigious university, a team of parapsychologists goes into business as proton-pack-toting “ghostbusters” who exterminate ghouls, hobgoblins and supernatural pests of all stripes. An ad campaign pays off when a knockout cellist hires the squad to purge her swanky digs of demons that appear to be living in her refrigerator.

#424: This Is Spinal Tap

z2la8ebtsuupc4nbhizrniwpimh#424 – This Is Spinal Tap, 1984, Rob Reiner

“This Is Spinal Tap” shines a light on the self-contained universe of a metal band struggling to get back on the charts, including everything from its complicated history of ups and downs, gold albums, name changes and undersold concert dates, along with the full host of requisite groupies, promoters, hangers-on and historians, sessions, release events and those special behind-the-scenes moments that keep it all real.

#434: Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

xlff1gplph0igvhtocieatp0dcp#434 – Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, (風の谷のナウシカ), 1984, Hayao Miyazaki

After a global war, the seaside kingdom known as the Valley of the Wind remains one of the last strongholds on Earth untouched by a poisonous jungle and the powerful insects that guard it. Led by the courageous Princess Nausicaä, the people of the Valley engage in an epic struggle to restore the bond between humanity and Earth.

#546: The Terminator

xdi5egp8p19zpdgl73hola7t1gi#546 – The Terminator, 1984, James Cameron

In the post-apocalyptic future, reigning tyrannical supercomputers teleport a cyborg assassin known as the “Terminator” back to 1984 to kill Sarah Connor, whose unborn son is destined to lead insurgents against 21st century mechanical hegemony. Meanwhile, the human-resistance movement dispatches a lone warrior to safeguard Sarah. Can he stop the virtually indestructible killing machine?


#955: A Nightmare on Elm Street

aktcf2myfozjqum3jzqoeyyczee#955 – A Nightmare on Elm Street, 1984, Wes Craven

Teenagers in a small town are dropping like flies, apparently in the grip of mass hysteria causing their suicides. A cop’s daughter, Nancy Thompson, traces the cause to child molester Fred Krueger, who was burned alive by angry parents many years before. Krueger has now come back in the dreams of his killers’ children, claiming their lives as his revenge. Nancy and her boyfriend, Glen, must devise a plan to lure the monster out of the realm of nightmares and into the real world…