Film Trailers World: 1980s


Showing posts with label 1980s. Show all posts
Showing posts with label 1980s. Show all posts

June 12, 2017

American Made (2017) Trailer

American Made

Based on a True Lie

American Made (previously known as Mena) is 2017 biographical crime film directed by Doug Liman, written by Gary Spinelli, and starring Tom Cruise.

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A pilot lands work for the CIA and as a drug runner in the south during the 1980s.

September 11, 2016

Silicon Cowboys (2016) Trailer

Silicon Cowboys

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Three friends dream up the Compaq portable computer at a Texas diner in 1981, and soon find themselves battling mighty IBM, for PC supremacy. Their improbable journey altered the future of computing and shaped the world we now know.

August 23, 2016

Southside with You (2016) Trailer

Southside with You

Southside with You is a 2016 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Richard Tanne, in his feature film directorial debut.

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Chronicles the summer 1989 afternoon when the future President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, wooed his future First Lady on an epic first date across Chicago's South Side.

December 22, 2015

Everybody Wants Some (2016) Trailer

Everybody Wants Some

Here for a Good Time Not a Long Time

Everybody Wants Some (previously titled That's What I'm Talking About) is American sports comedy-drama film, directed and written by Richard Linklater, about college baseball players in the 1980s. 

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A group of college baseball players navigate their way through the freedoms and responsibilities of unsupervised adulthood.


September 30, 2015

Carter High (2015) Trailer

Carter High

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During the 1980s Carter HS in Dallas, Texas was a football powerhouse. This is the story of 4 of the student Athletes whose off the field activities cost them their future.

August 18, 2015

The Boy (2015) Trailer

The Boy

The Boy is a 2015 American horror film directed by Craig Macneill, written by Macneill and Clay McLeod Chapman, and starring David Morse, Rainn Wilson, and Jared Breeze.

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It’s the summer of 1989. 9-year-old Ted Henley (Jared Breeze) and his father John (David Morse) are the proprietors of The Mt. Vista Motel, a crumbling resort buried in the mountains of the American West. Since Ted's mother left, John has drifted into despondency—leaving Ted to fend for himself. In this isolation, unchecked by the bounds of parenting, Ted’s darker impulses begin to manifest. The arrival of a mysterious drifter, William Colby (Rainn Wilson), captivates young Ted and the two form a unique friendship - setting the stage for Ted’s final, unnerving metamorphosis. THE BOY is a chilling, intimate portrait of a 9-year-old sociopath's growing fascination with death.

April 19, 2015

Me Without You (2001) Trailer

Me Without You

From Sandra Goldbacher, writer/director of The Governess, comes a film about the agonies and ecstasies of friendship.

Me Without You is a 2001 British film, starring Anna Friel, Michelle Williams and Oliver Milburn, and written and directed by Sandra Goldbacher.

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April 16, 2015

Cocaine Cowboys (2006) Trailer

Cocaine Cowboys

The incredible true story that inspired "Scarface" and "Miami Vice".

Cocaine Cowboys is a 2006 documentary film directed by Billy Corben and produced by Alfred Spellman and Billy Corben through their Miami-based media studio Rakontur.

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In the 1980s, ruthless Colombian cocaine barons invaded Miami with a brand of violence unseen in this country since Prohibition-era Chicago - and it put the city on the map. "Cocaine Cowboys" is the true story of how Miami became the drug, murder and cash capital of the United States, told by the people who made it all happen.

March 28, 2015

Give My Regards to Broad Street (1984) Trailer

Give My Regards to Broad Street

Six million dollars says that they won't find Harry by midnight 

Give My Regards to Broad Street is the soundtrack album to the 1984 film of the same name and the sixth studio album by Paul McCartney. 

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January 03, 2015

Killing Bono (2011) Trailer

Killing Bono

Sex, Drugs, and Rock 'n Roll Rivalry

Killing Bono is a 2011 British-Irish comedy film directed by Nick Hamm, based on Neil McCormick's 2003 memoir Killing Bono: I Was Bono's Doppelgänger.

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Two brothers attempt to become global rock stars but can only look on as old school friends U2 become the biggest band in the world.

December 28, 2014

The Howling (1981) Trailer

The Howling

Imagine your worst fear a reality

The Howling is a 1981 werewolf-themed horror film directed by Joe Dante

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Television newswoman Karen White takes some much-needed time off after a traumatic incident with a serial killer. Hoping to conquer her inner demons, she heads for The Colony, a secluded retreat where the creepy residents are a little too eager to make her feel at home. Also, there seems to be a bizarre connection between Eddie Quist and this supposedly safe haven. And when, after nights of being tormented by unearthly cries, Karen ventures into the forest and makes a terrifying discovery. Now she must not only fight for her life... but for her very soul! Helped launch the short-lived werewolf craze in the early 1980s.

December 27, 2014

Ghoulies (1984) Trailer


They'll get you in the end.

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A young man and his girlfriend move into an man's old mansion home, where he becomes possessed by a need to control ancient demons.

December 26, 2014

Red Army (2014) Trailer

Red Army

Red Army (2014) is a documentary film directed, produced, and written by Gabe Polsky, Executive Produced by Jerry Weintraub and Werner Herzog.

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Red Army is a feature documentary about the Soviet Union and the most successful dynasty in sports history: the Red Army hockey team. Told from the perspective of its captain Slava Fetisov, the story portrays his transformation from national hero to political enemy. From the USSR to Russia, the film examines how sport mirrors social and cultural movements and parallels the rise and fall of the Red Army team with the Soviet Union.Written by Anonymous

December 16, 2014

Psycho II (1983) Trailer

Psycho II

Norman Bates is back. Coming home was a bad mistake! 

Psycho II is a 1983 American psychological horror slasher film directed by Richard Franklin and written by Tom Holland.

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After twenty-two years of psychiatric care, Norman Bates attempts to return to a life of solitude... but the specters of his crimes -- and his mother -- continue to haunt him.

November 24, 2014

Barbara (2012) Trailer


Barbara is a 2012 German drama film directed by Christian Petzold.

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East Germany, 1980. Barbara is a talented young doctor who has applied for an exit visa from the GDR and, as punishment, has been transferred from her prestigious post in Berlin to a small pediatric hospital in the country. Even though she is constantly aware of the very real shadowy presence of, and overwhelming numbers of, Stasi officers chronicling her every move, every waking hour, she arrives at her new post having already planned a series of dangerous assignations with her lover, with whom she plans to escape to the West, to Poland. 

November 23, 2014

Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985) Trailer

Rambo: First Blood Part II

What most people call hell, he calls home.

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The sequel is set in the context of the Vietnam War POW/MIA issue; it sees Rambo released from prison by federal order to document the possible existence of POWs in Vietnam, under the belief that he will find nothing, thus enabling the government to sweep the issue under the rug.

November 15, 2014

Pioneer (2013) Trailer


Pioneer (NorwegianPionér) is a 2013 Norwegian thriller film directed by Erik Skjoldbjærg.

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This conspiracy thriller is set in the early 80's, the beginning of the Norwegian Oil Boom. Enormous oil and gas deposits are discovered in the North Sea and the authorities aim to bring the oil ashore through a pipeline from depths of 500 meters. A professional diver, Petter, obsessed with reaching the bottom of the Norwegian Sea has the discipline, strength and courage to take on the world's most dangerous mission. But a sudden, tragic accident changes everything. Petter is sent on a perilous journey where he loses sight of who's pulling the strings. Gradually he realizes that he is in way over his head and that his life is at stake. Written by Websurfer

November 07, 2014

Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2005) Trailer

Get Rich or Die Tryin'

At the end of the day, what will you hang on to?

Get Rich or Die Tryin '​ is a 2005 American crime drama film starring 50 Cent.

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A tale of an inner city drug dealer who turns away from crime to pursue his passion, rap music.

November 02, 2014

The Return of the Living Dead (1985) Trailer

The Return of the Living Dead

 They're Back From The Grave and Ready To Party!

The Return of the Living Dead is a 1985 American black comedy/zombie horror film written and directed by Dan O'Bannon and starring Clu GulagerJames KarenDon Calfa and Linnea Quigley.

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When a bumbling pair of employees at a medical supply warehouse accidentally release a deadly gas into the air, the vapors cause the dead to re-animate as they go on a rampage through Louisville, Kentucky seeking brains.

October 31, 2014

Motel Hell (1980) Trailer

Motel Hell

 Meat's meat and a man's gotta eat.

Motel Hell is a 1980 horror comedy film directed by Kevin Connor and starring 
Rory Calhoun as farmer, butcher, and meat entrepreneur Vincent Smith.

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Farmer Vincent kidnaps unsuspecting travellers and is burying them in his garden. Unfortunately for his victims, they are not dead. He feeds his victims to prepare them for his roadside stand. His motto is: It takes all kinds of make Farmer Vincents fritters. The movie is gory, but is also a parody of slasher movies like Last House on the Left. Written by Scott Lane <>


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