1984 Top Ten List

  • Blood Simple (Joel Coen)
  • Stop Making Sense (Jonathan Demme)
  • Choose Me (Alan Rudolph)
  • Stranger Than Paradise (Jim Jarmusch)
  • This Is Spinal Tap (Rob Reiner)
  • Ghostbusters (Ivan Reitman)
  • The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (W.D. Richter)
  • Repo Man (Alex Cox)
  • Broadway Danny Rose (Woody Allen)
  • Birdy (Alan Parker)
  • Additional 1984 Films By Rating

  • The Terminator (James Cameron)
  • Once Upon a Time in America (Sergio Leone)
  • Amadeus (Milos Forman)
  • A Summer at Grandpa's (Hou Hsiao-hsien)
  • Firstborn (Michael Apted)
  • Top Secret! (Jim Abrahams & David Zucker & Jerry Zucker)
  • Gremlins (Joe Dante)
  • Paris, Texas (Wim Wenders)
  • The Times of Harvey Milk (Robert Epstein)
  • Sixteen Candles (John Hughes)
  • La femme publique (Andrzej Zulawski)
  • Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (Steven Spielberg)
  • In Heaven There Is No Beer? (Les Blank)
  • The Ties That Bind (Su Friedrich)
  • Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (Hayao Miyazaki)
  • Love Streams (John Cassavetes)
  • The Toxic Avenger (Michael Herz & Samuel Weil)