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List of American films of 1984

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This is a list of American films released in 1984.

Box office[edit]

The highest-grossing American films released in 1984, by domestic box office gross revenue, are as follows:[1]

Highest-grossing films of 1984
Rank Title Distributor Domestic gross
1 Ghostbusters Columbia $229,242,989
2 Beverly Hills Cop Paramount $224,760,478
3 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Paramount $179,870,271
4 Gremlins Warner Bros. $153,083,102
5 The Karate Kid Columbia $90,815,558
6 Police Academy Warner Bros. $81,198,894
7 Footloose Paramount $80,035,402
8 Romancing the Stone 20th Century Fox $76,572,238
9 Star Trek III: The Search for Spock Paramount $76,471,076
10 Splash Buena Vista $69,821,334

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Title Director Cast Genre Note
1984 Michael Radford John Hurt, Suzanna Hamilton, Cyril Cusack, Pam Gems, Richard Burton, Gregor Fisher, Janet Key Sci-Fi 20th Century Fox
2010 Peter Hyams Roy Scheider, Helen Mirren, John Lithgow, Bob Balaban, Dana Elcar Sci-Fi sequel to 2001: A Space Odyssey
The Adventures of André & Wally B. Alvy Ray Smith Animated, Short Lucasfilm
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai W. D. Richter Peter Weller, Ellen Barkin, John Lithgow, Jeff Goldblum, Christopher Lloyd Sci-Fi 20th Century Fox
Against All Odds Taylor Hackford Jeff Bridges, Rachel Ward, James Woods, Alex Karras, Richard Widmark, Dorian Harewood, Jane Greer Neo-Noir, Romance, Thriller remake of Out of the Past
All of Me Carl Reiner Steve Martin, Lily Tomlin, Dana Elcar Fantasy, Comedy Columbia
Alley Cat Victor M. Ordonez Karin Mani, Robert Torti Action
Alphabet City Amos Poe Vincent Spano, Michael Winslow, Jami Gertz Crime Drama
Amadeus Miloš Forman Tom Hulce, F. Murray Abraham, Elizabeth Berridge, Jeffrey Jones Biography Biopic of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; won 8 Academy Awards
The Ambassador J. Lee Thompson Robert Mitchum, Ellen Burstyn, Donald Pleasence, Rock Hudson Thriller Cannon Group
American Dreamer Rick Rosenthal Tom Conti, JoBeth Williams, Giancarlo Giannini Romance, Comedy, Thriller Warner Bros.
Angel Robert Vincent O'Neil Donna Wilkes, Cliff Gorman, Dick Shawn, Susan Tyrrell, Rory Calhoun, John Diehl Exploitation, Action, Thriller New World Pictures
Bachelor Party Neal Israel Tom Hanks, Tawny Kitaen, Billy Beck, George Grizzard, Adrian Zmed, Wendie Jo Sperber, Michael Dudikoff Sex Comedy 20th Century Fox
Bad Manners Bobby Houston Martin Mull, Karen Black Comedy New World
The Baron and the Kid Gary Nelson Johnny Cash, June Carter Cash, Darren McGavin, Richard Roundtree, Claude Akins Drama Made-for-TV
Beat Street Stan Lathan Rae Dawn Chong, Guy Davis Drama, Dance
Before Stonewall Greta Schiller Documentary
Best Defense Willard Huyck Dudley Moore, Eddie Murphy, Peter Michael Goetz, George Dzundza, Kate Capshaw, Helen Shaver Comedy Paramount
Beverly Hills Cop Martin Brest Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, Jonathan Banks, Bronson Pinchot, John Ashton, Ronny Cox, Paul Reiser, Lisa Eilbacher, Steven Berkoff, Gil Hill Buddy Cop, Action, Comedy 1984 top-grossing film; 2 sequels
Birdy Alan Parker Matthew Modine, Nicolas Cage Drama Based on William Wharton novel
Black Devil Doll From Hell Chester Novell Turner Shirley L. Jones Blaxploitation, Horror
Blame It on Rio Stanley Donen Michael Caine, Joseph Bologna, Michelle Johnson, Valerie Harper, Demi Moore Romantic Comedy Donen's final film
Blame it on the Night Gene Taft Nick Mancuso Drama
Blind Date Nico Mastorakis Kirstie Alley, Joseph Bottoms, Keir Dullea Erotic, Thriller New Line Cinema
Blood Simple Joel Coen, Ethan Coen John Getz, Frances McDormand, M. Emmet Walsh, Samm-Art Williams, Dan Hedaya Neo-Noir, Crime first film from Coen brothers
Body Double Brian De Palma Craig Wasson, Melanie Griffith, Gregg Henry, Deborah Shelton Erotic Thriller Columbia
Body Rock Marcelo Epstein Lorenzo Lamas, Ray Sharkey Dance
Bolero John Derek Bo Derek, George Kennedy, Olivia d'Abo, Ana Obregon, Andrea Occhipinti Romance, Drama won 6 Razzie awards
The Bostonians James Ivory Christopher Reeve, Vanessa Redgrave, Jessica Tandy Period Drama, Romance Based on Henry James novel
The Bounty Roger Donaldson Mel Gibson, Anthony Hopkins, Daniel Day-Lewis, Laurence Olivier Historical Drama remake of Mutiny on the Bounty
Breakin' Joel Silberg Lucinda Dickey, Christopher McDonald, Ice-T Breakdancing, Musical
Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo Sam Firstenberg Lucinda Dickey, Adolfo Quinones, Ice-T Breakdancing, Musical sequel
Broadway Danny Rose Woody Allen Mia Farrow, Woody Allen, Nick Apollo Forte Comedy, Drama Orion
The Brother from Another Planet John Sayles Joe Morton, Steve James Sci-Fi Cinecom
The Buddy System Glenn A. Jordan Richard Dreyfuss, Susan Sarandon, Nancy Allen, Jean Stapleton, Wil Wheaton Romantic Comedy 20th Century Fox

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Title Director Cast Genre Note
C.H.U.D. Douglas Cheek John Heard, Daniel Stern Sci-Fi, Horror New World
Cannonball Run II Hal Needham Burt Reynolds, Dom DeLuise, Sammy Davis Jr., Shirley MacLaine, Marilu Henner, Dean Martin, Jackie Chan, Telly Savalas, Ricardo Montalban, Frank Sinatra, Tim Conway, Don Knotts, Henry Silva Action, Comedy Warner Bros.; sequel to 1981 film; final film of Martin, Sinatra
Caravan of Courage: An Ewok Adventure John Korty Warwick Davis Fantasy, Adventure Made-for-TV
Chattanooga Choo Choo Bruce Bilson Barbara Eden, George Kennedy, Joe Namath, Melissa Sue Anderson, Clu Gulager Comedy
Children of the Corn Fritz Kiersch Peter Horton, Linda Hamilton Supernatural, Slasher first in series
Choose Me Alan Rudolph Geneviève Bujold, Lesley Ann Warren, Rae Dawn Chong, Patrick Bauchau, Keith Carradine, John Larroquette Romance, Comedy, Drama
A Christmas Carol Clive Donner George C. Scott, David Warner, Susannah York Drama, Family, Fantasy Made-for-TV film adaptation of Charles Dickens' famous 1843 novella of the same name
City Heat Richard Benjamin Clint Eastwood, Burt Reynolds, Madeline Kahn, Rip Torn, Richard Roundtree, Jane Alexander Buddy, Crime, Comedy Warner Bros.
Cloak & Dagger Richard Franklin Henry Thomas, Dabney Coleman Spy, Adventure Universal
The Company of Wolves Neil Jordan Angela Lansbury, Stephen Rea Gothic, Fantasy, Horror ITC
Conan the Destroyer Richard Fleischer Arnold Schwarzenegger, Grace Jones, Wilt Chamberlain, Olivia d'Abo, Sarah Douglas, Mako Epic, Sword and Sorcery sequel to Conan the Barbarian
The Corsican Brothers Tommy Chong Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong Comedy
The Cotton Club Francis Ford Coppola Richard Gere, Gregory Hines, Diane Lane, Lonette McKee, Bob Hoskins, James Remar, Nicolas Cage, Maurice Hines, Fred Gwynne, Gwen Verdon Crime, Drama, Music Based on famed Harlem club
Country Richard Pearce Jessica Lange, Sam Shepard, Wilford Brimley Drama Touchstone
Crackers Louis Malle Donald Sutherland, Jack Warden, Sean Penn Crime Comedy Universal
Crimes of Passion Ken Russell Kathleen Turner, Anthony Perkins, John Laughlin, Annie Potts Erotic Thriller New World
Don't Open till Christmas Edmund Purdom Edmund Purdom, Alan Lake, Gerry Sundquist Slasher
Dreamscape Joseph Ruben Dennis Quaid, Max von Sydow, George Wendt, Eddie Albert, Christopher Plummer, Kate Capshaw, David Patrick Kelly Sci-Fi, Adventure 20th Century Fox
Dune David Lynch Kyle MacLachlan, Sting, Sean Young, Kenneth McMillan, Francesca Annis, José Ferrer, Patrick Stewart, Alicia Witt, Virginia Madsen Sci-Fi Based on the novel by Frank Herbert
The Dungeonmaster 7 directors Jeffrey Byron, Richard Moll, Leslie Wing Anthology, Fantasy
Electric Dreams Steve Barron Lenny Von Dohlen, Virginia Madsen Sci-Fi, Romance, Comedy
The Evil That Men Do J. Lee Thompson Charles Bronson, José Ferrer Action Tri-Star
Exterminator 2 Mark Buntzman Robert Ginty, Mario Van Peebles Action, Thriller
Falling in Love Ulu Grosbard Robert De Niro, Meryl Streep, Harvey Keitel, Dianne Wiest Romance, Drama Paramount
Fatal Vision David Greene Karl Malden, Andy Griffith, Mitchell Ryan, Gary Cole, Eva Marie Saint, Barry Newman, Wendy Schaal Crime, Drama Two-part TV miniseries
Fear City Abel Ferrara Tom Berenger, Billy Dee Williams, Melanie Griffith Neo-Noir, Erotic, Thriller
Finders Keepers Richard Lester Michael O'Keefe, Louis Gossett Jr., Beverly D'Angelo Comedy CBS Films
Firestarter Mark L. Lester Drew Barrymore, David Keith, George C. Scott, Martin Sheen, Heather Locklear, Louise Fletcher, Freddie Jones, Art Carney, Moses Gunn Sci-Fi, Horror, Thriller Based on a story by Stephen King
Firstborn Michael Apted Teri Garr, Peter Weller, Corey Haim Drama Paramount
The Flamingo Kid Garry Marshall Matt Dillon, Richard Crenna, Héctor Elizondo Romantic Comedy 20th Century Fox
A Flash of Green Victor Nunez Ed Harris, Blair Brown Drama
Flashpoint William Tannen Kris Kristofferson, Treat Williams, Kurtwood Smith, Jean Smart, Rip Torn, Tess Harper, Mark Slade Neo-Western, Action, Thriller HBO Films
Footloose Herbert Ross Kevin Bacon, John Lithgow, Elizabeth Gorcey, Dianne Wiest, Lori Singer, Chris Penn Musical, Drama remade in 2011
Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter Joseph Zito Corey Feldman, Crispin Glover, Kimberly Beck Slasher sequel
Gallavants Art Vitello Robert Lydiard, Vic Perrin, Peter Cullen Animation
Garbo Talks Sidney Lumet Anne Bancroft, Ron Silver, Carrie Fisher Comedy, Drama United Artists
Ghostbusters Ivan Reitman Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Harold Ramis, Rick Moranis, Ernie Hudson, Annie Potts Supernatural, Comedy Columbia; first of series; Remake of 2016 film
Ghost Warrior J. Larry Carroll Hiroshi Fujioka, John Calvin, Janet Julian Sci-Fi
Gimme an 'F' Paul Justman Stephen Shellen, Jennifer Cooke, Beth Miller Comedy
Go for the Gold Stuart F. Fleming James Ryan, Cameron Mitchell Sports, Romance, Drama
Grandview, U.S.A. Randal Kleiser Jamie Lee Curtis, Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Elizabeth Gorcey, C. Thomas Howell, M. Emmet Walsh, Kathryn Joosten, Troy Donahue, Carole Cook, John Philbin, William Windom, Michael Winslow, Ramon Bieri Comedy, Drama Paramount
Gremlins Joe Dante Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, Jonathan Banks, Corey Feldman, Hoyt Axton, Edward Andrews, Frances Lee McCain, Judge Reinhold, Keye Luke Comedy, Horror sequel in 1990

H-M[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Note
Hardbodies Mark Griffiths Grant Cramer, Courtney Gains Sex Comedy Columbia
Hard to Hold Larry Peerce Rick Springfield, Patti Hansen, Albert Salmi Musical Universal
Harry & Son Paul Newman Paul Newman, Robby Benson, Ellen Barkin, Judith Ivey, Ossie Davis, Joanne Woodward Drama Orion
Heartbreakers Bobby Roth Peter Coyote, Nick Mancuso, Kathryn Harrold, Max Gail, Carol Wayne Drama Orion
Heartsounds Glenn Jordan Mary Tyler Moore, James Garner Drama Embassy; Made-for-TV
Hot Dog... The Movie Peter Markle David Naughton, Shannon Tweed Comedy
The Hotel New Hampshire Tony Richardson Jodie Foster, Beau Bridges, Rob Lowe, Nastassja Kinski, Anita Morris, Matthew Modine Comedy Drama Based on a novel by John Irving
The Ice Pirates Stewart Raffill Robert Urich, Mary Crosby, Anjelica Huston Sci-Fi MGM
Iceman Fred Schepisi Timothy Hutton, John Lone, Lindsay Crouse Sci-Fi
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Steven Spielberg Harrison Ford, Ke Huy Quan, Kate Capshaw Action sequel to Raiders of the Lost Ark. Won 1 Oscar.
Invisible Strangler John Florea Robert Foxworth, Stefanie Powers, Cesare Danova, Marianna Hill, Elke Sommer, Sue Lyon, Mark Slade Horror
Invitation to Hell Wes Craven Robert Urich, Joanna Cassidy, Susan Lucci, Nicholas Worth, Soleil Moon Frye, Bill Erwin, Virginia Vincent, Kevin McCarthy Supernatural Horror Made-for-TV
Irreconcilable Differences Charles Shyer Ryan O'Neal, Drew Barrymore, Shelley Long Comedy Warner Bros.
The Jerk, Too Michael Schultz Mark Blankfield, Ray Walston, William Smith Comedy Made-for-TV
The Jesse Owens Story Richard Irving Dorian Harewood, Dan Ammerman, Ronny Cox, George Kennedy, Tom Bosley, Vic Tayback, Norman Fell, Georg Stanford Brown, Kai Wulff, LeVar Burton, Greg Morris, James Sikking Biography Made-for-TV
Johnny Dangerously Amy Heckerling Michael Keaton, Marilu Henner, Griffin Dunne, Maureen Stapleton, Joe Piscopo, Peter Boyle Comedy 20th Century Fox
Just the Way You Are Édouard Molinaro Kristy McNichol, Michael Ontkean Comedy MGM
The Karate Kid John G. Avildsen Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita, Elisabeth Shue, William Zabka, Martin Kove Martial Arts, Drama 3 sequels plus 2010 remake
Kidco Ronald F. Maxwell Scott Schwartz, Clifton James, Charles Hallahan, Maggie Blye, Vincent Schiavelli Comedy
Killpoint Frank Harris Richard Roundtree, Leo Fong, Cameron Mitchell Action
Lace William Hale Phoebe Cates, Angela Lansbury, Brooke Adams, Bess Armstrong, Anthony Quayle, Herbert Lom Drama TV miniseries; Based on Shirley Conran novel
Lassiter Roger Young Tom Selleck, Jane Seymour, Lauren Hutton Adventure
The Last Starfighter Nick Castle Lance Guest, Robert Preston, Dan O'Herlihy, Catherine Mary Stewart Space Opera Lorimar
The Little Drummer Girl George Roy Hill Diane Keaton, Klaus Kinski, Sami Frey Thriller Based on a novel by John le Carré
The Lonely Guy Arthur Hiller Steve Martin, Judith Ivey, Charles Grodin Comedy Based on Bruce Jay Friedman book
Lovelines Rod Amateau Michael Winslow Comedy
Love Letters Amy Holden Jones Jamie Lee Curtis, James Keach, Bonnie Bartlett Thriller New World Pictures
Love Streams John Cassavetes Gena Rowlands, John Cassavetes Drama Cannon
Making the Grade Dorian Walker Judd Nelson, Gordon Jump Comedy
Maria's Lovers Andrei Konchalovsky Nastassja Kinski, John Savage, Robert Mitchum Drama Cannon
Mass Appeal Glenn Jordan Jack Lemmon, Željko Ivanek, Charles Durning Drama Based on play
Meatballs Part II Ken Wiederhorn Richard Mulligan, Kim Richards Comedy sequel to Meatballs
Micki and Maude Blake Edwards Dudley Moore, Ann Reinking, Amy Irving Comedy Columbia
Mike's Murder James Bridges Debra Winger, Mark Keyloun, Paul Winfield Drama Warner Bros.
Missing in Action Joseph Zito Chuck Norris, James Hong, M. Emmet Walsh Action Cannon
Moscow on the Hudson Paul Mazursky Robin Williams, María Conchita Alonso Comedy Columbia
Mrs. Soffel Gillian Armstrong Diane Keaton, Mel Gibson, Edward Herrmann, Matthew Modine Drama MGM
The Muppets Take Manhattan Frank Oz Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz Family TriStar
The Mutilator Buddy Cooper, John S. Douglass Matt Mitler, Ruth Martinez, Jack Chatham Slasher

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Title Director Cast Genre Note
The Naked Face Bryan Forbes Roger Moore, Rod Steiger, Elliott Gould, Anne Archer, David Hedison, Art Carney Mystery, Thriller Based on a novel by Sidney Sheldon
National Lampoon's Joy of Sex Martha Coolidge Cameron Dye, Colleen Camp, Ernie Hudson Sex Comedy Based on sex manual
The Natural Barry Levinson Robert Redford, Robert Duvall, Glenn Close, Kim Basinger, Wilford Brimley, Richard Farnsworth, Robert Prosky, Barbara Hershey, Darren McGavin Sports, Drama Based on a novel by Bernard Malamud
The NeverEnding Story Wolfgang Petersen Barret Oliver, Noah Hathaway, Gerald McRaney Fantasy 2 sequels
Night Patrol Jackie Kong Linda Blair, Murray Langston, Pat Paulsen Comedy
Night of the Comet Thom Eberhardt Catherine Mary Stewart, Geoffrey Lewis Sci-Fi
A Nightmare on Elm Street Wes Craven Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp, John Saxon, Ronee Blakley, Amanda Wyss, Johnny Depp Slasher first of series
Ninja III: The Domination Sam Firstenberg Sho Kosugi, Lucinda Dickey Martial Arts, Action, Horror
No Small Affair Jerry Schatzberg Jon Cryer, Demi Moore, George Wendt Comedy Columbia
Not for Publication Paul Bartel Nancy Allen, David Naughton Comedy
Nothing Lasts Forever Tom Schiller Zach Galligan, Lauren Tom, Bill Murray Comedy not released in theaters or on DVD
Oh, God! You Devil Paul Bogart George Burns Comedy Third and the final series
Old Enough Marisa Silver Sarah Boyd, Rainbow Harvest, Danny Aiello Teen
Once Upon a Time in America Sergio Leone Robert De Niro, James Woods, Tuesday Weld, Elizabeth McGovern, Joe Pesci, Jennifer Connelly, Treat Williams, William Forsythe, Danny Aiello Drama winner of 2 BAFTA awards; Leone's last film
Over the Brooklyn Bridge Menahem Golan Elliott Gould, Shelley Winters, Margaux Hemingway, Burt Young, Carol Kane, Sid Caesar Comedy MGM/UA
Oxford Blues Robert Boris Rob Lowe, Ally Sheedy, Amanda Pays, Julian Sands Comedy remake of A Yank at Oxford
Paris, Texas Wim Wenders Harry Dean Stanton, Nastassja Kinski, Dean Stockwell Drama won Palme d'Or at Cannes Festival
A Passage to India David Lean Judy Davis, Peggy Ashcroft, Alec Guinness Drama Based on a novel by E. M. Forster; Lean's last film; 2 Oscars
Perfect Strangers Larry Cohen Anne Carlisle, Ann Magnuson Erotic, Thriller New Line Cinema
The Perils of Gwendoline in the Land of the Yik-Yak Just Jaeckin Tawny Kitaen, Brent Huff Action
The Philadelphia Experiment Stewart Raffill Michael Paré, Nancy Allen Sci-Fi New World
Places in the Heart Robert Benton Sally Field, John Malkovich, Danny Glover, Lindsay Crouse, Ed Harris, Amy Madigan Drama Oscars for Field and screenplay
Police Academy Hugh Wilson Steve Guttenberg, Kim Cattrall, Bubba Smith, Donovan Scott, Michael Winslow, Andrew Rubin, David Graf, Leslie Easterbrook, George Gaynes, Bruce Mahler, Marion Ramsey, G.W. Bailey Comedy first of series
The Pope of Greenwich Village Stuart Rosenberg Mickey Rourke, Eric Roberts, Daryl Hannah, Kenneth McMillan, Geraldine Page, M. Emmet Walsh, Burt Young Crime Based on a novel by Vincent Patrick
The Power Stephen Carpenter, Jeffrey Obrow Warren Lincoln Supernatural Horror
Protocol Herbert Ross Goldie Hawn, Andre Gregory, Chris Sarandon Comedy Warner Bros.
Purple Hearts Sidney J. Furie Ken Wahl, Cheryl Ladd War, Drama Warner Bros.
Purple Rain Albert Magnoli Prince, Morris Day, Apollonia Kotero Musical, Drama Academy Award for Musical Score
Racing with the Moon Richard Benjamin Sean Penn, Nicolas Cage, Elizabeth McGovern Drama Paramount
Raw Courage Robert L. Rosen Ronny Cox, Art Hindle, M. Emmet Walsh Thriller
The Razor's Edge John Byrum Bill Murray, Theresa Russell, Catherine Hicks, Denholm Elliott, Brian Doyle-Murray, James Keach Drama Columbia; Based on a novel by Somerset Maugham; Remake of 1946 film
Reckless James Foley Aidan Quinn, Daryl Hannah, Cliff De Young Romance, Drama
Red Dawn John Milius Patrick Swayze, Lea Thompson, Harry Dean Stanton, Charlie Sheen, C. Thomas Howell, Darren Dalton, William Smith, Frank McRae, Jennifer Grey, Ron O'Neal, Powers Boothe, Ben Johnson Action, Drama remade in 2012; Also, first film rated PG-13
Repo Man Alex Cox Emilio Estevez, Harry Dean Stanton, Tracey Walter Sci-Fi, Comedy Universal
Revenge of the Nerds Jeff Kanew Anthony Edwards, Robert Carradine, Timothy Busfield, Curtis Armstrong Comedy 3 sequels
Rhinestone Bob Clark Sylvester Stallone, Dolly Parton, Ron Leibman, Tim Thomerson, Richard Farnsworth Musical, Comedy 8 Razzie nominations
The River Mark Rydell Mel Gibson, Sissy Spacek, Scott Glenn Drama 4 Oscar nominations
Roadhouse 66 John Mark Robinson Willem Dafoe, Judge Reinhold Action
Romancing the Stone Robert Zemeckis Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito Action, Adventure, Romance, Comedy followed by The Jewel of the Nile
The Rosebud Beach Hotel Harry Hurwitz Colleen Camp, Peter Scolari, Christopher Lee Comedy
Runaway Michael Crichton Tom Selleck, Gene Simmons, Cynthia Rhodes, Kirstie Alley Sci-Fi, Action TriStar
Savage Streets Danny Steinmann Linda Blair, John Vernon Teen, Vigilante, Exploitation, Action
Second Sight: A Love Story John Korty Elizabeth Montgomery, Barry Newman Romance, Drama Made-for-TV
Secret Honor Robert Altman Philip Baker Hall Drama 1-character story (Richard Nixon)
Shadows Run Black Howard Heard Kevin Costner Crime, Thriller
Sheena John Guillermin Tanya Roberts, Ted Wass, Donovan Scott Adventure Based on comic-book character
Silent Madness Simon Nuchtern Belinda Montgomery, Viveca Lindfors, Sydney Lassick Slasher
Silent Night, Deadly Night Charles E. Sellier, Jr. Lilyan Chauvin, Robert Brian Wilson, Linnea Quigley Psychological, Slasher
Sixteen Candles John Hughes Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall, Paul Dooley, Michael Schoeffling, Gedde Watanabe, Haviland Morris, Justin Henry, Blanche Baker Teen, Comedy Universal
Slapstick of Another Kind Steven Paul Jerry Lewis, Madeline Kahn Comedy Based on story by Kurt Vonnegut
A Soldier's Story Norman Jewison Howard Rollins, Adolph Caesar, Denzel Washington Drama Based on a play by Charles Fuller
Songwriter Alan Rudolph Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Melinda Dillon Drama TriStar
Special Effects Larry Cohen Zoë Lund, Eric Bogosian Horror, Thriller New Line Cinema
Splash Ron Howard Tom Hanks, Daryl Hannah, John Candy, Eugene Levy Comedy Touchstone
Star Trek III: The Search for Spock Leonard Nimoy William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, George Takei Sci-Fi 2nd sequel to Star Trek
Starman John Carpenter Jeff Bridges, Karen Allen, Charles Martin Smith Sci-Fi inspired TV series
The Stone Boy Christopher Cain Robert Duvall, Glenn Close, Frederic Forrest Drama Based on the short story by Gina Berriault
Stop Making Sense Jonathan Demme Talking Heads Documentary
Stranger Than Paradise Jim Jarmusch John Lurie, Eszter Balint, Richard Edson Comedy
Streets of Fire Walter Hill Michael Paré, Diane Lane, Rick Moranis, Amy Madigan, Willem Dafoe Action Universal
Suburbia Penelope Spheeris Chris Pedersen, Jennifer Clay, Flea, Christina Beck Drama, Thriller
Supergirl Jeannot Szwarc Helen Slater, Peter O'Toole, Faye Dunaway Superhero Based on character from DC Comics
Surf II Randall M. Badat Eddie Deezen, Cleavon Little, Eric Stoltz Comedy
Swing Shift Jonathan Demme Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, Christine Lahti, Fred Ward, Ed Harris Drama Warner Bros.
Sword of the Valiant Stephen Weeks Miles O'Keeffe, Cyrielle Clair, Sean Connery, John Rhys-Davies, Trevor Howard, Peter Cushing Drama, Fantasy

T-Z[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Note
Tank Marvin J. Chomsky James Garner, C. Thomas Howell, Shirley Jones Drama Lorimar
Teachers Arthur Hiller Nick Nolte, JoBeth Williams, Richard Mulligan, William Schallert, Judd Hirsch, Ralph Macchio, Crispin Glover, Allen Garfield, Morgan Freeman, Laura Dern, Lee Grant Drama United Artists
The Terminator James Cameron Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Michael Biehn, Lance Henriksen, Paul Winfield, Earl Boen Sci-Fi, Action first of series
Terror in the Aisles Andrew J. Kuehn Donald Pleasence, Nancy Allen Documentary on horror films
Thief of Hearts Douglas Day Stewart Steven Bauer, Barbara Williams, John Getz, Christine Ebersole, David Caruso, George Wendt Drama
This Is Spinal Tap Rob Reiner Michael McKean, Christopher Guest, Harry Shearer Comedy Embassy Pictures
Tightrope Richard Tuggle Clint Eastwood, Geneviève Bujold, Dan Hedaya Thriller Warner Bros.
Top Secret! Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker Val Kilmer, Lucy Gutteridge, Omar Sharif Action, Comedy Paramount
The Toxic Avenger Michael Herz
Lloyd Kaufman
Mitch Cohen Superhero, Black Comedy, Splatter Troma Entertainment
Under the Volcano John Huston Albert Finney, Jacqueline Bisset Drama Based on Malcolm Lowry novel
Unfaithfully Yours Howard Zieff Dudley Moore, Nastassja Kinski, Armand Assante, Albert Brooks Romance, Comedy remake of 1948 film
Until September Richard Marquand Karen Allen, Thierry Lhermitte Romance, Drama
Up the Creek Robert Butler Tim Matheson, Jennifer Runyon Comedy Orion
The Warrior and the Sorceress John C. Broderick David Carradine, Maria Socas Action, Fantasy
Where the Boys Are '84 Hy Averback Lisa Hartman, Wendy Schaal, Lynn-Holly Johnson, Lorna Luft, Russell Todd, Alana Stewart Sex Comedy TriStar Pictures; Remake of 1960 film
The Wild Life Art Linson Chris Penn, Eric Stoltz, Jenny Wright, Randy Quaid, Ilan Mitchell-Smith, Lea Thompson, Rick Moranis, Hart Bochner Comedy Universal
The Woman in Red Gene Wilder Gene Wilder, Gilda Radner, Joseph Bologna, Charles Grodin, Kelly Le Brock Comedy Academy Award for Best Song

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Domestic Box Office for 1984". Box Office Mojo. IMDb. Retrieved January 12, 2024.

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