Most Popular Feature Films Released In 1981  (according to IMDB.com)
1.  Arthur (1981)  - LOVED IT!!!
 Arthur is a happy drunk with no pretensions at any ambition. He is also the heir to a vast fortune which...Dir: Steve Gordon With: Dudley MooreLiza MinnelliJohn Gielgud.  Comedy | Romance  97 mins.
2.  Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)  -  Adore Harrison Ford
 Archeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the US government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis.Dir: Steven Spielberg With: Harrison FordKaren AllenPaul Freeman  Action | Adventure115 mins.
3.  Das Boot (1981)  - Haven't seen this one.
 The claustrophobic world of a WWII German U-boat; boredom, filth, and sheer terror.Dir: Wolfgang Petersen With: Jürgen ProchnowHerbert GrönemeyerKlaus Wennemann  Action | Drama | History | War149 mins.
4.  Excalibur (1981)  -  Yet another GREAT epic movie - SUPERB!
 A spirited accounting of one of the most obscure periods of the world's history. This reprisal is magical in its execution and gives its audience something to watch.Dir: John Boorman With: Nigel TerryHelen MirrenNicholas Clay  Adventure | Drama | Fantasy140 mins.
5.  The Evil Dead (1981)  -  Haven't seen this one either.
 Five friends travel to a cabin in the woods, where they unknowingly release flesh-possessing demons.Dir: Sam Raimi With: Bruce CampbellEllen SandweissRichard DeManincor  Horror85 mins.
6.  Stripes (1981) -  A laugh a minute - good movie.  One of Bill Murray's best, other than "What About Bob".
 Two friends who are dissatisfied with their jobs decide to join the army for a bit of fun.Dir: Ivan Reitman With: Bill MurrayJohn CandyHarold Ramis  Comedy | War106 mins.
7.  Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981)   - Mel Gibson?  Of course!!!
 In the post-apocalyptic Australian wasteland, a cynical drifter agrees to help a small, gasoline rich, community escape a band of bandits.Dir: George Miller With: Mel GibsonBruce SpenceMichael Preston  Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi | Thriller95 mins.
8.  Escape from New York (1981)  - Kurt Russell is hot.  :)
 In 1997, when the US President crashes into Manhattan, now a giant max. security prison, a convicted bank robber is sent in for a rescue.Dir: John Carpenter With: Kurt RussellLee Van CleefErnest Borgnine  Action | Adventure | Crime | Sci-Fi | Thriller99 mins.
9.  Clash of the Titans (1981)  -  Watched this movie at least 798 times.
 A film adaption of the myth of Perseus and his quest to battle both Medusa and the Kraken monster to save the Princess Andromeda.Dir: Desmond Davis With: Laurence OlivierHarry HamlinClaire Bloom  Action | Adventure | Fantasy | Family | Romance118 mins.
10.  For Your Eyes Only (1981)  -  James Bond never dies.  :)  I do like Sean Connery better as Bond though.  Now HE'S a VERY hot older gentleman!  
  Agent 007 is assigned to hunt for a lost British encryption device and prevent it from falling into enemy hands.Dir: John Glen With: Roger MooreCarole BouquetTopol  Action | Adventure | Thriller127 mins.
 


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