Best Fantasy Movies of 1981



7.4/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Nigel Terry, Helen Mirren, Nicholas Clay, Cherie Lunghi, Paul Geoffrey, Nicol Williamson, Corin Redgrave, Patrick Stewart, Keith Buckley, Clive Swift ..
Directed by: John Boorman
Release date: 1981-04-10
Best Fantasy Movies of 1981 : Years of the Beast

Years of the Beast

6.2/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Gary Bayer, Alana Rader, Malcon McCaiman, Jerry Houser, Sarah Rush, Jon Locke, Peter von Berg, Valentina Quinn ..
Directed by: D. Paul Thomas
Release date: 1981-01-01
Best Fantasy Movies of 1981 : Delicious


7.0/10 IMDB

A man with a cold wife and a husband who can't keep his hands off the maid.

Starring: Veronica Hart, Desiree Cousteau, Candida Royalle, Nicole Scent, Jane Kelton, Robert Kerman, Aaron Stuart, Jerry Butler, Michael Gaunt, Ron Jeremy ..
Directed by: Bill Milling
Release date: 1981-08-06
Best Fantasy Movies of 1981 : The Seven Seductions

The Seven Seductions

6.5/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Annette Haven, Richard Pacheco, Georgina Spelvin, Kay Parker, Phaery Burd, Laura Lazare, Allesandro Duroussff, Carol Doda ..
Directed by: Charles Webb
Release date: 1981-10-09
Best Fantasy Movies of 1981 : Angel Buns

Angel Buns

6.1/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Veronica Hart, Robert Kerman, Lisa Beth, Tiffany Clark, Jerry Butler, Angelina Flores, Diana May, George Payne, Brenda Brooks, Ron Jeremy ..
Directed by: David Buckley
Release date: 1981-01-01
Best Fantasy Movies of 1981 : Reborn


4.8/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Dennis Hopper, Michael Moriarty, Francisco Rabal, Antonella Murgia, Àngel Jové ..
Directed by: Bigas Luna
Release date: 1981-01-01

A Christmas Carol

3.8/10 IMDB

Televised stage performance based on Charles Dickens' novella.

Starring: Peter Belden, Corina Benjet, Raye Birk, Toby Brenner, Jared Brown, Mimi Carr, Julia Fletcher, Rebecca Garrett, Lydia Hannibal, Thomas Harrison ..
Directed by: Laird Williamson
Release date: 1981-12-21

Hannah and the Dog Ghost

0.0/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Vickie Washington-Nance, Derek Betts, Ray Geller, Anna Harrison, Cole Harrison, Joe Dishner ..
Directed by: Ken Harrison
Release date: 1981-01-01
Best Fantasy Movies of 1981 : Strawberry Shortcake in Big Apple City

Strawberry Shortcake in Big Apple City

7.6/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Russi Taylor, Robert Ridgely, Diana McCannon, Bob Holt, Romeo Muller, Julie McWhirter, Joan Gerber ..
Directed by: Hal Silvermintz
Release date: 1981-04-10

Grendel Grendel Grendel

0.0/10 IMDB

This is an animated story covering the ancient legend of Beowulf, as narrated by Grendel himself, the "monster" in the legend.

Starring: Peter Ustinov ..
Directed by: Alexander Stitt
Release date: 1981-08-01

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