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List of All Movies Released in 1981

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List of all movies released in 1981, with film trailers when available. These movies of 1981 are listed alphabetically, but if you're looking for a particular film, you can search for it by using the Filter option below. This list includes some of the best movies of 1981, but since it's a list of all 1981 films there are also some bad movies on here as well. Additional information is also available for these 1981 movies, such as their directors, actors and taglines.

Movies here include everything from Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark to Superman II.

If you're wondering, "What movies came out in 1981?" or "What are the best 1981 films?" then this list will answer your questions.

This is a comprehensive list of movies that premiered in 1981, so the films you see here range from smaller indie pictures to giant blockbusters. If you're a big cinema buff, this list is a great way to find some more obscure films that you may not already know. {#nodes}
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  • ...All the Marbles

    ...All the Marbles

    Joe Greene, Peter Falk

    Released1981

    Directed byRobert Aldrich

    …All the Marbles is a 1981 comedy-drama film about the trials and travails of a female... more on Wikipedia
  • ...es wird jemand kommen, der ja zu mir sagt

    ...es wird jemand kommen, der ja zu mir sagt

    ...es wird jemand kommen, der ja zu mir sagt is a 1981 short film written by Michael Blume and...
  • ...Maybe This Time

    ...Maybe This Time

    Bill Hunter, Chris Haywood

    Released1981

    Directed byChris McGill

    Maybe This Time is a 1981 drama film written by Anne Brooksbank and Bob Ellis and directed by... more on Wikipedia
  • 17 Sfaires gia enan Angelo

    George Foundas

    Released1981

    Directed byNikos Foskolos

    17 Sfaires gia enan Angelo is a 1981 war drama film written and directed by Nikos Foskolos.
  • 1981 NCAA Championship Game

    1981 NCAA Championship Game

  • 1981 Rose Bowl Game

    1981 Rose Bowl Game

  • 20th Century Masters: The Best of Rick James

    20th Century Masters: The Best of Rick James

    Rick James

    Released1981

  • 36 Chowringhee Lane

    36 Chowringhee Lane

    Jennifer Kendal, Soni Razdan

    Released1981

    Directed byAparna Sen

    36 Chowringhee Lane is a 1981 film written and directed by Aparna Sen and produced by Shashi... more on Wikipedia
  • 4 Km

    4 Km

    4 Km is a 1981 short film directed by Juan-Antonio Gamero.
  • 47 Rojulu

    47 Rojulu

    Chiranjeevi, Jaya Prada

    Released1981

    Directed byK. Balachander

    47 Rojulu is a 1981 Indian Telugu language drama film directed by K. Balachander starring... more on Wikipedia
  • 4D Special Agents

    4D Special Agents

    4D Special Agents is a 1981 adventure film directed by Harold Orton.
  • 681 AD: The Glory of Khan

    681 AD: The Glory of Khan

    Djoko Rossich, Peter Slabakov

    Released1981

    Directed byLudmil Staikov

  • A Choice of Two

    A Choice of Two

    Leslie Nielsen, Alexandra Bastedo

    Released1981

    A Choice of Two is a 1981 Canadian film. It stars Alexandra Bastedo and Leslie Nielsen.
  • A Deer of Nine Colors

    A Deer of Nine Colors

    Jianhua Ding

    Released1981

    Directed byDai Tielang, Jiajun Qian

    A Deer of Nine Colors is a Chinese animated film produced by Shanghai Animation Film Studio.... more on Wikipedia
  • A Desperate Rescue Operation

    A Desperate Rescue Operation

    Yeong-mun Kwon, Kim Gi-Jong

    Released1981

    Directed byKim Seon-Gyeong

  • Buddy Goes West

    Buddy Goes West

    Buddy goes West is a 1981 Spaghetti Western comedy film directed by Michele Lupo.
  • A Foolish Love

    A Foolish Love

    A Foolish Love is a 1981 film directed by Giorgos Panousopoulos.
  • A Friend Is a Treasure

    A Friend Is a Treasure

    Bud Spencer, Terence Hill

    Released1981

    Directed bySergio Corbucci

    A Friend Is a Treasure is an Italian adventure-comedy movie directed in 1981 by Sergio... more on Wikipedia
  • A Home for Gentle Souls

    Nikolai Sotirov, Dora Markova

    Released1981

    Directed byEvgeni Mihailov

  • A Light Pink Skirt

    A Light Pink Skirt

    Se-won Seo, Jeong Hee

    Released1981

    Directed byWon-du Kim

  • A Lonely Woman

    A Lonely Woman

    A Lonely Woman is a 1981 drama film written by Agnieszka Holland and Maciej Karpinski and...
  • A Love Like No Other

    A Love Like No Other

    A Love Like No Other is a 1981 film directed by Hans Stempel and Martin Ripkens.
  • A Lover For Two

    A Lover For Two

    Moria Casán, Tato Bores

    Released1981

    Directed byHugo Sofovich

    Amante para dos is a 1981 Argentine comedy film directed and written by Hugo Sofovich. The... more on Wikipedia
  • A Man Who Died Daily

    A Man Who Died Daily

    Yu Ji-in, Shin Yeong-il

    Released1981

    Directed byLee Won-Se

    A Man Who Died Daily is a 1981 drama film directed by Lee Won-Se.
  • A Man Who Has Been Hurt by a Woman

    A Man Who Has Been Hurt by a Woman

    Han Jin-hee, Yoon Mi-ra

    Released1981

    Directed bySeo Yun-Mo