Best award winning movies with gaudy imagery from 1984

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with gaudy imagery from 1984! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with gaudy imagery from 1984, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Amadeus (1984)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is a remarkably talented young Viennese composer who unwittingly finds a fierce rival in the disciplined and determined Antonio Salieri. Resenting Mozart for both his hedonistic lifestyle and his undeniable talent, the highly religious Salieri is gradually consumed by his jealousy and becomes obsessed with Mozart's downfall, leading to a devious scheme that has dire consequences for both men.

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1984-09-19 | History / Music

Cast

F. Murray Abraham, Tom Hulce

Rating

rating icon 8.038
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #8 for
    immensely talented
  2. Ranked #14 for
    remarkable
  3. Ranked #17 for
    bawdy

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2 A Passage to India (1984)

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.

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1984-12-14 | Drama / Adventure

Cast

Judy Davis, Victor Banerjee

Rating

rating icon 6.787
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #91 for
    prissy
  2. Ranked #91 for
    Oscar-worthy performance
  3. Ranked #121 for
    globetrotting

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3 The Cotton Club (1984)

Harlem's legendary Cotton Club becomes a hotbed of passion and violence as the lives and loves of entertainers and gangsters collide.

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1984-12-14 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Richard Gere, Gregory Hines

Rating

rating icon 6.522
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #45 for
    like Scarface
  2. Ranked #46 for
    cross-cut editing
  3. Ranked #122 for
    break new ground

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4 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)

After arriving in India, Indiana Jones is asked by a desperate village to find a mystical stone. He agrees – and stumbles upon a secret cult plotting a terrible plan in the catacombs of an ancient palace.

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1984-05-23 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Harrison Ford, Kate Capshaw

Rating

rating icon 7.298
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #47 for
    third wheel
  2. Ranked #91 for
    globetrotting
  3. Ranked #104 for
    swashbuckler

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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom trailer
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5 What Have I Done to Deserve This? (1984)

A henpecked housewife ekes out a meager existence, surrounded by a host of colorful characters: her ungrateful husband, her delinquent sons, her headstrong mother-in-law, and her sex worker neighbor, among others.

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1984-10-25 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Carmen Maura, Luis Hostalot

Rating

rating icon 7.229
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #85 for
    neo-realism
  2. Ranked #85 for
    harridan
  3. Ranked #95 for
    zany

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6 Dune (1984)

In the year 10,191, the most precious substance in the universe is the spice Melange. The spice extends life. The spice expands consciousness. The spice is vital to space travel. The spice exists on only one planet in the entire universe, the vast desert planet Arrakis, also known as Dune. Its native inhabitants, the Fremen, have long held a prophecy that a man would come, a messiah who would lead them to true freedom.

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1984-12-14 | Action / Science Fiction

Cast

Kyle MacLachlan, Francesca Annis

Rating

rating icon 6.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #96 for
    Space Opera
  2. Ranked #247 for
    eschatological
  3. Ranked #250 for
    antiquated

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7 Crimes of Passion (1984)

Fashion designer Joanna Crane leads a double life. By night she is China Blue, a prostitute who's attracted the attention of a sexually frustrated private detective, and a psychopathic priest in possession of a murderous sex toy.

Info

1984-10-19 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Kathleen Turner, Anthony Perkins

Rating

rating icon 6.291
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #19 for
    neon-drenched
  2. Ranked #19 for
    lurid
  3. Ranked #23 for
    scuzzy

Trailer

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8 Body Double (1984)

After losing an acting role and his girlfriend, Jake Scully finally catches a break: he gets offered a gig house-sitting in the Hollywood Hills. While peering through the beautiful home's telescope one night, he spies a gorgeous woman dancing in her window. But when he witnesses the girl's murder, it leads Scully through the netherworld of the adult entertainment industry on a search for answers—with porn actress Holly Body as his guide.

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1984-10-25 | Crime / Mystery

Cast

Craig Wasson, Melanie Griffith

Rating

rating icon 6.755
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #27 for
    scuzzy
  2. Ranked #30 for
    lurid
  3. Ranked #73 for
    pulpy

Trailer

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9 The NeverEnding Story (1984)

While hiding from bullies in his school's attic, a young boy discovers the extraordinary land of Fantasia, through a magical book called The Neverending Story. The book tells the tale of Atreyu, a young warrior who, with the help of a luck dragon named Falkor, must save Fantasia from the destruction of The Nothing.

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1984-04-06 | Adventure / Fantasy

Cast

Noah Hathaway, Barret Oliver

Rating

rating icon 7.197
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #111 for
    like Harry Potter
  2. Ranked #112 for
    most imaginative
  3. Ranked #116 for
    punching bag

Trailer

The NeverEnding Story trailer
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10 Once Upon a Time in America (1984)

A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life.

Info

1984-05-23 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Robert De Niro, James Woods

Rating

rating icon 8.418
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #36 for
    like Scarface
  2. Ranked #250 for
    elegiac
  3. Ranked #339 for
    deservedly won Oscars

Trailer

Once Upon a Time in America trailer
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