Best Action Movies of 1984

1.

The Bounty

5.0
7.0/10 IMDB

The familiar story of Lieutenant Bligh, whose cruelty leads to a mutiny on his ship. This version follows both the efforts of Fletcher Christian to get his men beyond the reach of British retribution, and the epic voyage of Lieutenant Bligh to get his loyalists safely to East Timor in a tiny lifeboat.

Starring: Mel Gibson, Anthony Hopkins, Laurence Olivier, Edward Fox, Daniel Day-Lewis, Bernard Hill, Phil Davis, Liam Neeson, Wi Kuki Kaa, Tevaite Vernette ..
Directed by: Roger Donaldson
Release date: 1984-05-04
2.

Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

4.9
6.7/10 IMDB

Admiral Kirk and his bridge crew risk their careers stealing the decommissioned Enterprise to return to the restricted Genesis planet to recover Spock's body.

Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan, George Takei, Walter Koenig, Nichelle Nichols, Merritt Butrick, Christopher Lloyd, Robin Curtis ..
Directed by: Leonard Nimoy
Release date: 1984-05-31
3.

Red Dawn

4.7
6.4/10 IMDB

It is the dawn of World War III. In mid-western America, a group of teenagers band together to defend their town—and their country—from invading Soviet forces.

Starring: Patrick Swayze, C. Thomas Howell, Lea Thompson, Darren Dalton, Charlie Sheen, Jennifer Grey, Brad Savage, Ben Johnson, Harry Dean Stanton, William Smith ..
Directed by: John Milius
Release date: 1984-08-10
4.

Conan the Destroyer

4.4
5.9/10 IMDB

Based on a character created by Robert E. Howard, this fast-paced, occasionally humorous sequel to Conan the Barbarian features the hero (Arnold Schwarzenegger) as he is commissioned by the evil queen Taramis (Sarah Douglas) to safely escort a teen princess (Olivia D'Abo) and her powerful bodyguard (Wilt Chamberlain) to a far away castle to retrieve the magic Horn of Dagon. Unknown to Conan, the queen plans to sacrifice the princess when she returns and inherit her kingdom after the bodyguard kills Conan. The queen's plans fail to take into consideration Conan's strength and cunning and the abilities of his sidekicks: the eccentric wizard Akiro (Mako), the wild woman Zula (Grace Jones), and the inept Malak (Tracey Walter). Together the hero and his allies must defeat both mortal and supernatural foes in this voyage to sword-and-sorcery land.

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Grace Jones, Wilt Chamberlain, Tracey Walter, Mako Iwamatsu, Sarah Douglas, Olivia d'Abo, Pat Roach, Jeff Corey, Sven-Ole Thorsen ..
Directed by: Richard Fleischer
Release date: 1984-06-29
5.

Missing in Action

4.0
5.4/10 IMDB

American servicemen are still being held captive in Vietnam and it's up to one man to bring them home in this blistering, fast-paced action/adventure starring martial arts superstar Chuck Norris.Following a daring escape from a Vietnamese POW camp, Special Forces Colonel James Braddock (Norris) is on a mission to locate and save remaining MIAs.

Starring: Chuck Norris, M. Emmet Walsh, David Tress, Lenore Kasdorf, James Hong, Ernie Ortega, Pierrino Mascarino, Erich Anderson, Joseph Carberry, Avi Kleinberger ..
Directed by: Joseph Zito
Release date: 1984-11-16
6.

Supergirl

3.4
4.4/10 IMDB

After losing a powerful orb, Kara, Superman's cousin, comes to Earth to retrieve it and instead finds herself up against a wicked witch.

Starring: Helen Slater, Faye Dunaway, Brenda Vaccaro, Hart Bochner, Peter O'Toole, Mia Farrow, Marc McClure, Peter Cook, Matt Frewer, Kelly Hunter ..
Directed by: Jeannot Szwarc
Release date: 1984-07-01
Best Action Movies of 1984 : Rearview Mirror
7.

Rearview Mirror

3.2
6.4/10 IMDB

When the psychopathic jailbreaker Hopps and his cousin steal a camper to continue their flight, they notice too late that there's a baby on the back seat. At first they want to kill it, but...

Starring: Lee Remick, Tony Musante, Michael Beck, Jim Antonio, Don Hann ..
Directed by: Lou Antonio
Release date: 1984-11-16
Best Action Movies of 1984 : Assassination Orders
8.

Assassination Orders

3.1
6.4/10 IMDB

The ronin, Sako Kanbei has to rescue the beautiful Princess Tsubaki from danger while young samurai of the Numata Clan stand up against their corrupt Chief Retainer and evil clan mistress. Kanbei wants to develop his swordsmanship only for himself, he finds that he has been implicated in a crime and must fight for justice in the ultimate battle to redeem his innocence. The swordplay in this film is reminiscent of the Lone Wolf and Cub series with its brutal and extended action sequences and awesome finale. A powerful motion picture about honor, love and cold steel!

Starring: Yoshiko Miyazaki, Isao Natsuyagi, Hideki Takahashi ..
Directed by: Eiichi Kudo
Release date: 1984-01-01
Best Action Movies of 1984 : Furious
9.

Furious

2.9
4.8/10 IMDB

Furious is an unexplored dimension populated by cackling sorcerers, whispering statues, fat adolescent warriors and lots and lots of live chickens. Furious is power. It’s magic. It’s a kaleidoscopic siege on the concept of storytelling. And Furious is “RED HOT KARATE ACTION! Filmed entirely on location in Southern California!”

Starring: Simon Rhee, Phillip Rhee, Howard Jackson, Arlene Montano, Loren Avedon, Peter Malota ..
Directed by: Tim Everitt
Release date: 1984-01-06
Best Action Movies of 1984 : Raw Courage
10.

Raw Courage

2.8
6.6/10 IMDB

Marathon runners are taken captive in desert by right-wing militia.

Starring: Ronny Cox, Art Hindle, M. Emmet Walsh, Lois Chiles ..
Directed by: Robert L. Rosen
Release date: 1984-01-01

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