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Amadeus
Once Upon A Time In America

Red Dawn

Dune

Footloose

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
Ghostbusters
The Karate Kid
Sixteen Candles
The Terminator
This Is Spinal Tap

 

New Movies 1984

 

Buckaroo Banzai

Alley Cat

All of Me

Annie's Coming Out

Angel

Bachelor Party

Beat Street

Birdy

Blind Date

Bolero

Breakin

The Bostonians

Broadway Danny Rose

Cannonball Run II

Children of the Corn

Choose Me

C.H.U.D.

City Heat

Cloak & Dagger

The Company of Wolves

The Coolangatta Gold

The Cotton Club

Country

Electric Dreams

Exterminator 2

Falling in Love

Fear City

Finders Keepers

Firestarter

The Flamingo Kid

Flashpoint

Frankenweenie

Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter

Give My Regards To Broad Street

Gremlins

Greystoke Lord of the Apes

Irreconcilable Differences

The Jesse Owens Story

Just the Way You Are

The Killing Fields

The Last Starfighter

The Lonely Guy

Micki + Maude
The Warrior and the Sorceress

 

Mike's Murder

Missing In Action

Monster Dog

Moscow on the Hudson

Mrs. Soffel

Muppets Take Manhattan

National Lampoon's Joy of Sex

The Natural

The Ninja Mission

Nightmare on Elm Street

Night of the Comet

Paris, Texas

A Passage to India

The Philadelphia Experiment

Places in the Heart

Police Academy

The Pope of Greenwich Village

Purple Rain

Reckless

Repo Man

The Return of Godzilla

Revenge of the Nerds

Rhinestone

The River

Roadhouse 66

Romancing the Stone

Runaway

Sheena

Slapstick of Another Kind

A Soldier's Story

Splash

Starman

Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

Stranger Than Paradise

Streets of Fire

A Sunday in the Country

Supergirl

Swing Shift

Tank

Terror in the Aisles

Thief of Hearts

Top Secret!

Under the Volcano

Where the Boys Are '84

 

B Movies 1984



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Entertainment News 1984

 

Elizabeth Taylor, undergoing rehabilitation at the Betty Ford Clinic

 

The Walt Disney Company founds Touchstone Pictures to release movies with subject matter deemed inappropriate for the Disney name.

Michael Eisner becomes head of The Walt Disney Company

 

Academy Awards 1984


Picture: "AMADEUS", "The Killing Fields", "A Passage to India", "Places in the Heart", "A Soldier's Story"


Actor: F. MURRAY ABRAHAM in "Amadeus", Jeff Bridges in "Starman", Albert Finney in "Under the Volcano", Tom Hulce in "Amadeus", Sam Waterston in "The Killing Fields"


Actress: SALLY FIELD in "Places in the Heart", Judy Davis in "A Passage to India", Jessica Lange in "Country", Vanessa Redgrave in "The Bostonians",
Sissy Spacek in "The River"


Supporting Actor: HAING S. NGOR in "The Killing Fields", Adolph Caesar in "A Soldier's Story", John Malkovich in "Places in the Heart", Noriyuki "Pat" Morita in "The Karate Kid", Ralph Richardson in "Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes"


Supporting Actress: PEGGY ASHCROFT in "A Passage to India", Glenn Close in "The Natural", Lindsay Crouse in "Places in the Heart", Christine Lahti in "Swing Shift", Geraldine Page in "The Pope of Greenwich Village"


Director: MILOS FORMAN for "Amadeus", Woody Allen for "Broadway Danny Rose", Robert Benton for "Places in the Heart", Roland Joffe for "The Killing Fields", David Lean for "A Passage to India"

 

The Razzies 1984

 

WORST PICTURE: BOLERO

WORST ACTOR: Sylvester Stallone, RHINESTONE

WORST ACTRESS: Bo Derek, BOLERO

WORST SUPPORTING ACTOR: Brooke Shields (with a moustache) SAHARA

WORST SUPPORTING ACTRESS: Lynn-Holly Johnson, WHERE THE BOYS ARE '84

WORST DIRECTOR: John Derek, BOLERO

 

Top Box Office 1984


1. Beverly Hills Cop

2. Ghostbusters

3. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

4. Romancing the Stone

5. The Karate Kid

6. Police Academy

7. Footloose

8. Splash

9. Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

10.Purple Rain

 

 

 

  

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