Best Romance Movies of 1984

1.

Sixteen Candles

5.7
7.1/10 IMDB

A teenage girl deals with her parents forgetting her birthday and a crush on her high school's heartthrob.

Starring: Molly Ringwald, Justin Henry, Michael Schoeffling, Haviland Morris, Gedde Watanabe, Anthony Michael Hall, Paul Dooley, Carlin Glynn, Blanche Baker, Edward Andrews ..
Directed by: John Hughes
Release date: 1984-05-04
2.

Romancing the Stone

5.6
6.9/10 IMDB

Though she can spin wild tales of passionate romance, novelist Joan Wilder has no life of her own. Then one day adventure comes her way in the form of a mysterious package. It turns out that the parcel is the ransom she'll need to free her abducted sister, so Joan flies to South America to hand it over. But she gets on the wrong bus and winds up hopelessly stranded in the jungle.

Starring: Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito, Ron Silver, Manuel Ojeda, Zack Norman, Holland Taylor, Mary Ellen Trainor, William H. Burton Jr., Kymberly Herrin ..
Directed by: Robert Zemeckis
Release date: 1984-03-30
3.

Footloose

5.4
6.6/10 IMDB

When teenager Ren and his family move from big-city Chicago to a small town in the West, he's in for a real case of culture shock.

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Lori Singer, John Lithgow, Dianne Wiest, Chris Penn, Sarah Jessica Parker, John Laughlin, Elizabeth Gorcey, Frances Lee McCain, Jim Youngs ..
Directed by: Herbert Ross
Release date: 1984-02-17
4.

Starman

5.0
7.0/10 IMDB

When an alien takes the form of a young widow's husband and asks her to drive him from Wisconsin to Arizona, the government tries to stop them.

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Karen Allen, Charles Martin Smith, Richard Jaeckel, Robert Phalen, Tony Edwards, John Walter Davis, Dirk Blocker, Sean Stanek, George Buck Flower ..
Directed by: John Carpenter
Release date: 1984-12-13
5.

Purple Rain

4.9
6.6/10 IMDB

A victim of his own anger, the Kid is a Minneapolis musician on the rise with his band, the Revolution, escaping a tumultuous home life through music. While trying to avoid making the same mistakes as his truculent father, the Kid navigates the club scene and a rocky relationship with a captivating singer, Apollonia. But another musician, Morris, looks to steal the Kid's spotlight -- and his girl.

Starring: Prince, Apollonia Kotero, Morris Day, Olga Karlatos, Clarence Williams III, Jerome Benton, Billy Sparks, Wendy Melvoin, Lisa Coleman, Bobby Z ..
Directed by: Albert Magnoli
Release date: 1984-07-27
6.

The Muppets Take Manhattan

4.8
6.9/10 IMDB

When the Muppets graduate from Danhurst College, they take their song-filled senior revue to New York City, only to learn that it isn't easy to find a producer who's willing to back a show starring a frog and a pig. Of course, Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy won't take no for an answer, launching a search for someone to take them to Broadway.

Starring: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire, Richard Hunt, Jerry Nelson, Juliana Donald, Lonny Price, Louis Zorich, Frances Bergen ..
Directed by: Frank Oz
Release date: 1984-06-27
7.

Falling in Love

4.8
6.5/10 IMDB

During shopping for Christmas, Frank and Molly run into each other. This fleeting short moment will start to change their lives, when they recognize each other months later in the train home and have a good time together. Although both are married and Frank has two little kids, they meet more and more often, their friendship becoming the most precious thing in their lives.

Starring: Robert De Niro, Meryl Streep, Harvey Keitel, Jane Kaczmarek, George Martin, David Clennon, Dianne Wiest, Victor Argo, Wiley Earl, Jesse Bradford ..
Directed by: Ulu Grosbard
Release date: 1984-11-21
8.

All of Me

4.7
6.7/10 IMDB

Just before stubborn millionaire Edwina Cutwater dies, she asks her uptight lawyer, Roger Cobb to amend her will so that her soul will pass to the young, vibrant Terry Hoskins – but the spiritual transference goes awry. Edwina enters Roger's body instead, forcing him to battle Edwina for control of his own being.

Starring: Steve Martin, Lily Tomlin, Victoria Tennant, Madolyn Smith Osborne, Richard Libertini, Michael Ensign, Dana Elcar, Jason Bernard, Selma Diamond, Eric Christmas ..
Directed by: Carl Reiner
Release date: 1984-09-21
9.

Moscow on the Hudson

4.7
6.5/10 IMDB

A Russian circus visits the US. A clown wants to defect, but doesn't have the nerve. His saxophone playing friend however comes to the decision to defect in the middle of Bloomingdales. He is befriended by the black security guard and falls in love with the Italian immigrant from behind the perfume counter. We follow his life as he works his way through the American dream and tries to find work as a musician.

Starring: Robin Williams, María Conchita Alonso, Cleavant Derricks, Alejandro Rey, Savely Kramarov, Elya Baskin, Oleg Rudnik, Aleksandr Benyaminov, Lyudmila Kramarevskaya, Ivo Vrzal-Wiegand ..
Directed by: Paul Mazursky
Release date: 1984-06-04
10.

Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes

4.7
6.4/10 IMDB

A shipping disaster in the 19th Century has stranded a man and woman in the wilds of Africa. The lady is pregnant, and gives birth to a son in their tree house. Soon after, a family of apes stumble across the house and in the ensuing panic, both parents are killed. A female ape takes the tiny boy as a replacement for her own dead infant, and raises him as her son. Twenty years later, Captain Phillippe D'Arnot discovers the man who thinks he is an ape. Evidence in the tree house leads him to believe that he is the direct descendant of the Earl of Greystoke, and thus takes it upon himself to return the man to civilization.

Starring: Christopher Lambert, Andie MacDowell, Ralph Richardson, Ian Holm, James Fox, Richard Griffiths, Cheryl Campbell, Ian Charleson, Nigel Davenport, Nicholas Farrell ..
Directed by: Hugh Hudson
Release date: 1984-03-30

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