Best Fantasy Movies of 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.
Years of the Beast
College professor Stephen Miles (Gary Bayer), his wife, a young girl, and a drifter (Jerry Houser) are suddenly faced with a society where money is worthless, food is scarce, your neighbor is your enemy and oppression reigns. The four must survive a world of earthquakes, natural disasters, looters, corrupt officials and the Anti-Christ in power.
A man with a cold wife and a husband who can't keep his hands off the maid.
The Seven Seductions
A wealthy playboy, seeking the ultimate sexual experience, ends up meeting Madame Lau, an exotic oriental temptress endowed with mystical powers. She promises him that he will find the gratification he seeks.
In order to earn her wings, potential angel Angel Buns is dispatched to Earth to help middle-aged Sidney Pertzer, who is about to commit suicide out of frustration over his sexual ineptitude and inexperience.
A man discovers that his girlfriend is a "stigmata" (someone whose hands and feet mysteriously bleed in the same places where Jesus Christ was crucified) and tries to keep her out of the hands of a greedy TV preacher who plans to exploit her to make money for himself.
A Christmas Carol
Televised stage performance based on Charles Dickens' novella.
Hannah and the Dog Ghost
Beginning with an abstract explaining ghost dogs, a woman tells a story of an abduction of a widow's son by an evil Fiddle Man with powers of Satan, and how a dog that might contain the spirit of her husband saves them both.
Strawberry Shortcake in Big Apple City
Strawberry Shortcake in Big Apple City chronicles Strawberry Shortcake's trip to Big Apple City, so she can compete in a baking contest at "the little theater off Times Pear". Strawberry's journey, however, is in jeopardy due to the constant interference of the Peculiar Purple Pieman of Porcupine Peak, who is her only competition in the bake-off. The Pieman counts on his kohlrabi cookies and a little trickery to beat Strawberry and her famous shortcake.
Grendel Grendel Grendel
This is an animated story covering the ancient legend of Beowulf, as narrated by Grendel himself, the "monster" in the legend.