Top 1981 IMDb Rated Movies

List of highest IMDb ranked movies released in 1981 as rated by IMDb users. How many if these have you watched? 123Movies.to: Watch All Movies & TV-Series on ONE place | Da official 123Movies.to

[#1] Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

When Dr. Indiana Jones – the tweed-suited professor who just happens to be a celebrated archaeologist – is hired by the government to locate the legendary Ark of the Covenant, he finds himself up against the entire Nazi regime.

Genre: Action, Adventure

Director:

Country: US

Duration: 115 min

Release: 1981

IMDb: 8.4 (836,200 votes)

[#2] Das Boot (1981)

A German submarine hunts allied ships during the Second World War, but it soon becomes the hunted. The crew tries to survive below the surface, while stretching both the boat and themselves to their limits.

Genre: Drama, History, War

Director:

Country: Germany

Duration: 150 min

Release: 1981

IMDb: 8.3 (226,305 votes)

[#3] Christiane F. (1981)

This movie portrays the drug scene in Berlin in the 70s, following tape recordings of Christiane F. 14 years old Christiane lives with her mother and little sister in a typical multi-storey apartment building in Berlin. She's fascinated by the 'Sound', a new disco with most modern equipment. Although she's legally too young, she asks a friend to take her. There she meets Detlef, who's in a clique where everybody's on drugs. Step by step she gets drawn deeper into the scene.

Genre: Drama

Director:

Country: Germany

Duration: 131 min

Release: 1981

IMDb: 7.6 (21,819 votes)

[#4] On Golden Pond (1981)

For Norman and Ethel Thayer, this summer on golden pond is filled with conflict and resolution. When their daughter Chelsea arrives, the family is forced to renew the bonds of love and overcome the generational friction that has existed for years. Norman must find his way through his anger and fear of growing old, while Chelsea struggles to rebuild their relationship. Ethel's consistent support of her "Knight in shining armor" is inspirational in its simplicity. This is a movie to ponder ...

Genre: Drama

Director:

Country: US

Duration: 109 min

Release: 1981

IMDb: 7.6 (26,098 votes)

[#5] Mad Max 2 (1981)

Max Rockatansky returns as the heroic loner who drives the dusty roads of a postapocalyptic Australian Outback in an unending search for gasoline. Arrayed against him and the other scraggly defendants of a fuel-depot encampment are the bizarre warriors commanded by the charismatic Lord Humungus, a violent leader whose scruples are as barren as the surrounding landscape.

Duration: 96 min

Release: 1981

IMDb: 7.6 (157,999 votes)

[#6] An American Werewolf in London (1981)

Two American tourists in England are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists.

Genre: Horror

Director:

Country: UK, US

Duration: 97 min

Release: 1981

IMDb: 7.5 (86,513 votes)

[#7] The Evil Dead (1981)

When a group of college students finds a mysterious book and recording in the old wilderness cabin they've rented for the weekend, they unwittingly unleash a demonic force from the surrounding forest.

Genre: Horror

Director:

Country: US

Duration: 85 min

Release: 1981

IMDb: 7.5 (176,188 votes)

[#8] Gallipoli (1981)

As World War I rages, brave and youthful Australians Archy and Frank—both agile runners—become friends and enlist in the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps together. They later find themselves part of the Dardanelles Campaign on the Gallipoli peninsula, a brutal eight-month conflict which pit the British and their allies against the Ottoman Empire and left over 500,000 men dead.

Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War

Director:

Country: Australia

Duration: 112 min

Release: 1981

IMDb: 7.4 (34,929 votes)

[#9] Blow Out (1981)

Jack Terry is a master sound recordist who works on grade-B horror movies. Late one evening, he is recording sounds for use in his movies when he hears something unexpected through his sound equipment and records it. Curiosity gets the better of him when the media become involved, and he begins to unravel the pieces of a nefarious conspiracy. As he struggles to survive against his shadowy enemies and expose the truth, he does not know whom he can trust.

Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

Country: US

Duration: 108 min

Release: 1981

IMDb: 7.4 (41,539 votes)

[#10] Excalibur (1981)

A surreal adaptation of Sir Thomas Malory's "Le Morte d'Arthur", chronicling Arthur Pendragon's conception, his rise to the throne, the search by his Knights of the Round Table for the Holy Grail, and ultimately his death.

Genre: Adventure, Fantasy

Director:

Country: UK, US

Duration: 140 min

Release: 1981

IMDb: 7.4 (54,394 votes)