The Best Movies of 1984   (102) Most Notable
Sorted by Rank
 RATING   TITLE   YEAR   DIRECTOR  COUNTRY MEDIA
# 1 for 1984, # 227 Overall Amadeus 1984 Forman, Milos USA BDS
# 2 for 1984, # 330 Overall Paris, Texas 1984 Wenders, Wim UK / France / West Germany / USA BD
# 3 for 1984, # 348 Overall The Killing Fields 1984 Joffé, Roland UK D
# 4 for 1984, # 362 Overall This Is Spinal Tap 1984 Reiner, Rob USA BDS
# 5 for 1984, # 526 Overall Once Upon a Time in America 1984 Leone, Sergio Italy / USA BDS
# 6 for 1984, # 530 Overall The Terminator 1984 Cameron, James USA BD
# 7 for 1984, # 541 Overall Stranger Than Paradise 1984 Jarmusch, Jim USA / West Germany D
# 8 for 1984, # 659 Overall Heimat 1984 Reitz, Edgar West Germany Y
# 9 for 1984, # 669 Overall A Sunday in the Country 1984 Tavernier, Bertrand France Y
# 10 for 1984, # 837 Overall A Passage to India 1984 Lean, David UK / USA BDS
# 11 for 1984, # 884 Overall Ghostbusters 1984 Reitman, Ivan USA BDS
# 12 for 1984, # 906 Overall A Nightmare on Elm Street 1984 Craven, Wes USA BD
# 13 for 1984, # 986 Overall Birdy 1984 Parker, Alan USA Y
# 14 for 1984, # 1058 Overall Stop Making Sense 1984 Demme, Jonathan USA BD
# 15 for 1984, # 1059 Overall Beverly Hills Cop 1984 Brest, Martin USA BD
# 16 for 1984, # 1167 Overall Blood Simple 1984 Coen, Joel / Coen, Ethan USA BD
# 17 for 1984, # 1199 Overall Places in the Heart 1984 Benton, Robert USA Y
# 18 for 1984, # 1340 Overall A Soldier's Story 1984 Jewison, Norman USA BD
# 19 for 1984, # 1345 Overall Love Streams 1984 Cassavetes, John USA BD
# 20 for 1984, # 1434 Overall Choose Me 1984 Rudolph, Alan USA D
# 21 for 1984, # 1565 Overall The Karate Kid 1984 Avildsen, John G. USA BDS
# 22 for 1984, # 1570 Overall Repo Man 1984 Cox, Alex USA BD
# 23 for 1984, # 1630 Overall Secret Honor 1984 Altman, Robert USA D
# 24 for 1984, # 1775 Overall Broadway Danny Rose 1984 Allen, Woody USA Y
# 25 for 1984, # 1780 Overall The Natural 1984 Levinson, Barry USA BD
# 26 for 1984, # 1803 Overall Purple Rain 1984 Magnoli, Albert USA BD
# 27 for 1984, # 1838 Overall All of Me 1984 Reiner, Carl USA D
# 28 for 1984, # 1857 Overall Iceman 1984 Schepisi, Fred USA D
# 28 for 1984, # 1857 Overall Moscow on the Hudson 1984 Mazursky, Paul USA D
# 29 for 1984, # 1860 Overall The Flamingo Kid 1984 Marshall, Garry USA Y
# 30 for 1984, # 1901 Overall Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom 1984 Spielberg, Steven USA BDS
# 31 for 1984, # 1909 Overall A Private Function 1984 Mowbray, Malcolm UK D
# 32 for 1984, # 1917 Overall The Cotton Club 1984 Coppola, Francis Ford USA YS
# 33 for 1984, # 1953 Overall A Year of the Quiet Sun 1984 Zanussi, Krzysztof Poland / West Germany / USA Y
# 34 for 1984, # 1986 Overall Under the Volcano 1984 Huston, John Mexico / USA D
# 35 for 1984, # 2013 Overall Gremlins 1984 Dante, Joe USA BDS
# 36 for 1984, # 2088 Overall Country 1984 Pearce, Richard USA Y
# 37 for 1984, # 2093 Overall The Company of Wolves 1984 Jordan, Neil UK / USA DS
# 38 for 1984, # 2114 Overall Splash 1984 Howard, Ron USA BD
# 39 for 1984, # 2190 Overall The Hit 1984 Frears, Stephen UK D
# 40 for 1984, # 2223 Overall Carmen 1984 Rosi, Francesco France / Italy D
# 41 for 1984, # 2232 Overall The Times of Harvey Milk 1984 Epstein, Rob USA BD
# 42 for 1984, # 2264 Overall Romancing the Stone 1984 Zemeckis, Robert Mexico / USA BD
# 43 for 1984, # 2314 Overall Body Double 1984 De Palma, Brian USA BD
# 43 for 1984, # 2314 Overall The Brother from Another Planet 1984 Sayles, John USA DS
# 44 for 1984, # 2342 Overall Dangerous Moves 1984 Dembo, Richard France / Switzerland Y
# 45 for 1984, # 2353 Overall Woody Guthrie: Hard Travelin' 1984 Brown, Jim USA
# 46 for 1984, # 2355 Overall Meantime 1984 Leigh, Mike UK Y
# 47 for 1984, # 2360 Overall Threads 1984 Jackson, Mick UK / Australia / USA
# 48 for 1984, # 2377 Overall Starman 1984 Carpenter, John USA BD
# 49 for 1984, # 2399 Overall MacArthur's Children 1984 Shinoda, Masahiro Japan
# 49 for 1984, # 2399 Overall The Stone Boy 1984 Cain, Christopher USA V
# 49 for 1984, # 2399 Overall That Was Rock 1984 Binder, Steve / Peerce, Larry / Winters, David USA
# 49 for 1984, # 2399 Overall The Wannsee Conference 1984 Schirk, Heinz Austria / West Germany V
# 49 for 1984, # 2399 Overall Wildrose 1984 Hanson, John USA
# 50 for 1984, # 2418 Overall Micki & Maude 1984 Edwards, Blake USA D
# 51 for 1984, # 2452 Overall 1984 1984 Radford, Michael UK Y
# 52 for 1984, # 2460 Overall Next of Kin 1984 Egoyan, Atom Canada D
# 53 for 1984, # 2471 Overall Streetwise 1984 Bell, Martin USA Y
# 54 for 1984, # 2476 Overall Yellow Earth 1984 Chen, Kaige China Y
# 55 for 1984, # 2477 Overall Dune 1984 Lynch, David USA BD
# 56 for 1984, # 2484 Overall The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension 1984 Richter, W.D. USA BD
# 56 for 1984, # 2484 Overall P'tang, Yang, Kipperbang. 1984 Apted, Michael UK V
# 57 for 1984, # 2485 Overall Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes 1984 Hudson, Hugh UK DS
# 57 for 1984, # 2485 Overall The Muppets Take Manhattan 1984 Oz, Frank USA BD
# 57 for 1984, # 2485 Overall Police Academy 1984 Wilson, Hugh USA D
# 57 for 1984, # 2485 Overall The Pope of Greenwich Village 1984 Rosenberg, Stuart USA D
# 57 for 1984, # 2485 Overall Red Dawn 1984 Milius, John USA BDS
# 57 for 1984, # 2485 Overall Revenge of the Nerds 1984 Kanew, Jeff USA DS
# 57 for 1984, # 2485 Overall The River 1984 Rydell, Mark USA DS
# 58 for 1984, # 2487 Overall My First Wife 1984 Cox, Paul Australia
# 58 for 1984, # 2487 Overall Quilombo 1984 Diegues, Carlos Brazil / France D
# 59 for 1984, # 2528 Overall Beyond the Walls 1984 Barbash, Uri Israel
# 59 for 1984, # 2528 Overall Camila 1984 Bemberg, María Luisa Argentina / Spain Y
# 59 for 1984, # 2528 Overall Double Feature 1984 Garci, José Luis Spain
# 60 for 1984, # 2532 Overall Bless Their Little Hearts 1984 Woodberry, Billy USA
# 60 for 1984, # 2532 Overall The Times of Harvey Milk 1984 Epstein, Rob USA BD
# 61 for 1984, # 2546 Overall 2010 1984 Hyams, Peter USA BD
# 62 for 1984, # 2552 Overall Napló 1984 Mészáros, Márta Hungary
# 63 for 1984, # 2554 Overall The Basileus Quartet 1984 Carpi, Fabio Italy / France
# 63 for 1984, # 2554 Overall Mass Appeal 1984 Jordan, Glenn USA D
# 64 for 1984, # 2555 Overall Swann in Love 1984 Schlöndorff, Volker France / West Germany D
# 65 for 1984, # 2557 Overall After the Rehearsal 1984 Bergman, Ingmar Sweden
# 65 for 1984, # 2557 Overall The Bounty 1984 Donaldson, Roger UK / USA D
# 66 for 1984, # 2566 Overall Barres 1984 Moullet, Luc France
# 66 for 1984, # 2566 Overall The Funeral 1984 Itami, Juzo Japan Y
# 66 for 1984, # 2566 Overall Swing Shift 1984 Demme, Jonathan USA Y
# 67 for 1984, # 2575 Overall Comfort and Joy 1984 Forsyth, Bill UK
# 67 for 1984, # 2575 Overall Electric Dreams 1984 Barron, Steve USA / UK V
# 67 for 1984, # 2575 Overall George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey 1984 Stevens, George Jr. USA D
# 67 for 1984, # 2575 Overall Heartbreakers 1984 Roth, Bobby USA
# 67 for 1984, # 2575 Overall Irreconcilable Differences 1984 Shyer, Charles USA D
# 67 for 1984, # 2575 Overall Love Letters 1984 Jones, Amy Holden USA
# 67 for 1984, # 2575 Overall Racing with the Moon 1984 Benjamin, Richard USA D
# 67 for 1984, # 2575 Overall Songwriter 1984 Rudolph, Alan USA D
# 67 for 1984, # 2575 Overall Tightrope 1984 Tuggle, Richard USA D
# 67 for 1984, # 2575 Overall Top Secret! 1984 Abrahams, Jim / Zucker, David / Zucker, Jerry UK D
# 68 for 1984, # 2581 Overall Frankenweenie 1984 Burton, Tim USA BD
# 68 for 1984, # 2581 Overall La Femme de l'hôtel 1984 Pool, Léa Canada
# 68 for 1984, # 2581 Overall Solomon Northup's Odyssey 1984 Parks, Gordon USA
# 69 for 1984, # 2617 Overall A Girl's Own Story 1984 Campion, Jane Australia Y
NR Full Moon in Paris 1984 Rohmer, Eric France BD
 RATING   TITLE   YEAR   DIRECTOR  COUNTRY MEDIA
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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