Roger Avary's Favorite Films of 1984

I'm film director & writer Roger Avary, a voting Academy member, and of the films of 1984 that I've seen these were my favorites, in order of preference.

  • Crimes of Passion

    1

  • Repo Man

    2

  • This Is Spinal Tap

    3

  • The Terminator

    4

  • Nineteen Eighty-Four

    5

  • The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension

    6

  • The Bounty

    7

  • Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes

    8

  • Stop Making Sense

    9

  • The Natural

    10

  • Amadeus

    11

  • The Cotton Club

    12

  • Starman

    13

  • Cloak & Dagger

    14

  • Dune

    15

  • Razorback

    16

  • Ghostbusters

    17

  • Splash

    18

  • Frankenweenie

    19

  • Paris, Texas

    20

  • The Killing Fields

    21

  • Blood Simple

    22

  • Threads

    23

  • Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

    24

  • Beverly Hills Cop

    25

  • Body Double

    26

  • Stranger Than Paradise

    27

  • The Last Starfighter

    28

  • Sixteen Candles

    29

  • The Hit

    30

  • The Karate Kid

    31

  • Irreconcilable Differences

    32

  • Red Dawn

    33

  • Broadway Danny Rose

    34

  • Birdy

    35

  • The Brother from Another Planet

    36

  • The NeverEnding Story

    37

  • Night of the Comet

    38