Best History Movies of 1984

1.

Birdy

5.3
7.3/10 IMDB

Two young men are seriously affected by the Vietnam war. One of them has always been obsessed with birds - but now believes he really is a bird, and has been sent to a mental hospital. Can his friend help him pull through?

Starring: Matthew Modine, Nicolas Cage, John Harkins, Sandy Baron, Karen Young, Bruno Kirby, Nancy Fish, George Buck, Dolores Sage, Pat Ryan ..
Directed by: Alan Parker
Release date: 1984-12-14
2.

A Passage to India

5.2
7.3/10 IMDB

Set during the period of growing influence of the Indian independence movement in the British Raj, the story begins with the arrival in India of a British woman, Miss Adela Quested, who is joining her fiancé, a city magistrate named Ronny Heaslop. She and Ronny's mother, Mrs. Moore, befriend an Indian doctor, Aziz H. Ahmed.

Starring: Judy Davis, Victor Banerjee, Peggy Ashcroft, James Fox, Alec Guinness, Nigel Havers, Michael Culver, Richard Wilson, Antonia Pemberton, Michael Culver ..
Directed by: David Lean
Release date: 1984-12-14
3.

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
Best History Movies of 1984 : Love Leads the Way: A True Story
4.

Love Leads the Way: A True Story

3.1
7.7/10 IMDB

Based on the true story of Morris Frank and the first U.S. Seeing Eye Dog, Buddy.

Starring: Timothy Bottoms, Ernest Borgnine, Susan Dey, Glynnis O'Connor, Richard Speight Jr., Arthur Hill, Patricia Neal, Eva Marie Saint, Bill Ewin, Ralph Bellamy ..
Directed by: Delbert Mann
Release date: 1984-10-07
Best History Movies of 1984 : Assassination Orders
5.

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 History Movies of 1984 : Anne Devlin
6.

Anne Devlin

1.8
8.0/10 IMDB

The story of Anne Devlin, who was caught up in the revolt of the Irish under Robert Emmett in 1803, told exclusively from the woman's point of view.

Starring: Bríd Brennan, Bosco Hogan, Des McAleer, Gillian Hackett, David Kelly, Ian McElhinney, Chris O'Neill, Pat Leavy, Marie Conmee, John Cowley ..
Directed by: Pat Murphy
Release date: 1984-10-01
Best History Movies of 1984 : The Mystic Warrior
7.

The Mystic Warrior

1.8
7.9/10 IMDB

Saga about a proud band of Sioux Indians, and the efforts of one brave to save his people from destruction through the use of mysterious powers handed down by ancestors.

Starring: Robert Beltran, Devon Ericson, Rion Hunter, Victoria Racimo, Nick Ramus, James Remar, Ned Romero, Ron Soble, Will Sampson, Apollonia Kotero ..
Directed by: Richard T. Heffron
Release date: 1984-05-20
8.

Every Picture Tells a Story

1.5
6.7/10 IMDB

James Scott's biopic of his father William Scott, his childhood and his origins as a painter.

Starring: Phyllis Logan, Alex Norton, Leonard O'Malley, John Docherty, Mark Airlie, Willie Joss, Natasha Richardson, Jack McQuoid, Jennifer Black, Jim Boyle ..
Directed by: James Scott
Release date: 1984-12-01
Best History Movies of 1984 : Silver City
9.

Silver City

1.5
6.3/10 IMDB

After World War II, 4,000 Polish families came to Australia. They were Jews, Fascists, anti-Communists, and others dispossessed. In a large hostel, where even married men and women were housed in separate barracks, the adults lived for two years while they worked off the government's payment of their passage. Even though he is married to Anna and has a son, Julian falls in love with Nina and she with him. As they and others face the new situations and prejudices that await immigrants and as they take on aspects of Australian culture, old-country values reassert themselves. Julian decides what to do about love and family, and Nina must find a way to move on.

Starring: Gosia Dobrowolska, Ivar Kants, Anna Maria Monticelli, Steve Bisley, Debra Lawrance ..
Directed by: Sophia Turkiewicz
Release date: 1984-09-27
10.

The Tragedy of Coriolanus

0.0
7.3/10 IMDB

BBC rendition of Shakespeare's Coriolanus

Starring: Alan Howard, Patrick Godfrey, Irene Worth, Mike Gwilym, Heather Canning, Joss Ackland, Paul Jesson, Ray Roberts, Leon Lissek, Jon Rumney ..
Directed by: Elijah Moshinsky
Release date: 1984-03-26

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