1981 Movie Trailers

Watch official trailers for movies released in 1981.

Most Popular 1981 Trailers

Total trailers found: 1,980

Raiders of the Lost Ark Trailer (1981)

12 June 1981

When Dr. Indiana Jones – the tweed-suited professor who just happens to be a celebrated archaeologist – is hired by the government to locate the legendary Ark of the Covenant, he finds himself up against the entire Nazi regime.

For Your Eyes Only Trailer (1981)

23 June 1981

A British spy ship has sunk and on board was a hi-tech encryption device. James Bond is sent to find the device that holds British launching instructions before the enemy Soviets get to it first.

The Evil Dead Trailer (1981)

15 October 1981

When a group of college students finds a mysterious book and recording in the old wilderness cabin they've rented for the weekend, they unwittingly unleash a demonic force from the surrounding forest.

Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior Trailer (1981)

23 December 1981

Max Rockatansky returns as the heroic loner who drives the dusty roads of a postapocalyptic Australian Outback in an unending search for gasoline.

Hot Bubblegum Trailer (1981)

07 April 1981

Momo and Yudale take turns mounting Bentzi's foreign buxom cousin, but Yudale and her get stuck together.

The Fox and the Hound Trailer (1981)

10 July 1981

The fun and adventure begin when a lonely widow adopts an orphaned fox cub named Tod. The mischievous fox soon meets up with Copper, an adorable hound puppy.

Private Lessons Trailer (1981)

21 August 1981

Phillip Filmore is a naive, 15-year-old, preoccupied with sex, who develops a crush on Nicole Mallow, the new 30-something, French housekeeper and sitter to look after him when Phillip's father is out of town for the summer on a "business" trip.

Das Boot Trailer (1981)

16 September 1981

A German submarine hunts allied ships during the Second World War. Soon it becomes hunted itself. The crew tries to survive below the surface, while stretching both the boat and themselves to their limits.

Heavy Metal Trailer (1981)

07 August 1981

A glowing orb terrorizes a young girl with a collection of stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror.

Blow Out Trailer (1981)

24 July 1981

Jack Terry is a master sound recordist who works on grade-B horror movies. Late one evening, he is recording sounds for use in his movies when he hears something unexpected through his sound equipment and records it.

Stripes Trailer (1981)

25 June 1981

John Winger, an indolent sad sack in his 30s, impulsively joins the U.S. Army after losing his job, his girlfriend and his apartment.

The Cannonball Run Trailer (1981)

19 June 1981

A cross-country road race is based on an actual event, the Cannonball Baker Sea to Shining Sea Memorial Trophy Dash, organized by Brock Yates to protest the 55 mph speed limit then in effect in the U.

Christiane F. Trailer (1981)

01 April 1981

This movie portrays the drug scene in Berlin in the 70s, following tape recordings of Christiane F. 14 years old Christiane lives with her mother and little sister in a typical multi-storey apartment building in Berlin.

Time Bandits Trailer (1981)

13 July 1981

In Terry Gilliam's fantastic voyage through time and space, a boy escapes from his gadget-obsessed parents to join a band of time-traveling dwarves.

Escape from New York Trailer (1981)

24 June 1981

In 1997, the island of Manhattan has been walled off and turned into a giant maximum security prison within which the country's worst criminals are left to form their own anarchic society.

Clash of the Titans Trailer (1981)

15 March 1981

To win the right to marry his love, the beautiful princess Andromeda, and fulfil his destiny, Perseus must complete various tasks including taming Pegasus, capturing Medusa's head, and battling the Kraken monster.

Nice Dreams Trailer (1981)

24 July 1981

Cheech and Chong house sit for a marijuana grower and rip off the crop. Stalked by keystone-style cops, Los Guys have a series of encounters with L.

Game of Death II Trailer (1981)

21 March 1981

In this dark tale of revenge, Bruce Lee "returns" as Billy Lo, whose best friend Chin Ku dies of a sudden illness.

The House by the Cemetery Trailer (1981)

14 August 1981

A deranged killer lives in the basement of an old mansion and pops out occasionally to commit grisly murders that include be-headings.

The Postman Always Rings Twice Trailer (1981)

20 March 1981

This remake of the 1946 movie of the same name accounts an affair between a seedy drifter and a seductive wife of a roadside cafe owner.

An American Werewolf in London Trailer (1981)

21 August 1981

Two American tourists in England are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists.

Excalibur Trailer (1981)

10 April 1981

The myth of King Arthur brought to the screen. Uthur Pendragon is given the mystical sword Excalibur by Merlyn.

Gallipoli Trailer (1981)

13 August 1981

As World War I rages, brave and youthful Australians Archy and Frank, both agile runners, become friends and enlist in the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps together.

The French Lieutenant's Woman Trailer (1981)

28 August 1981

In this story-within-a-story, Anna is an actress starring opposite Mike in a period piece about the forbidden love between their respective characters, Sarah and Charles.

My Dinner with André Trailer (1981)

11 October 1981

Wallace Shawn and Andre Gregory, apparently playing themselves, share their lives over the course of an evening meal at a restaurant.

Omen III: The Final Conflict Trailer (1981)

20 March 1981

Damien Thorn (Sam Neill) has helped rescue the world from a recession, appearing to be a benign corporate benefactor.

Lady Chatterley's Lover Trailer (1981)

29 June 1981

A film adaptation of D.H. Lawrence's novel. After a crippling injury leaves her husband impotent, Lady Chatterly is torn between her love for her husband and her physical desires.

Reds Trailer (1981)

25 December 1981

This movie tells the true story of John Reed, a radical American journalist around the time of World War I.

Body Heat Trailer (1981)

28 August 1981

In the midst of a searing Florida heat wave, a woman convinces her lover, a small-town lawyer, to murder her rich husband.

Madly in Love Trailer (1981)

18 December 1981

Cristina is a rich, spoiled princess visiting Rome with her royal parents. The mission of their visit is to marry her off to a super-wealthy corporate type and thereby start to turn around the losses their small kingdom is experiencing in its casino business.

Treasure of the Yankee Zephyr Trailer (1981)

28 November 1981

In a lake high in the mountains of New Zealand hunter Gibbie Gibson discovers a plane wreck from WW2.

Quest for Fire Trailer (1981)

15 December 1981

A colossal adventure odyssey that turns back the hands of time to the very beginning of man's existence.

Ace Trailer (1981)

01 January 1981

Asso, THE best poker-player in town, was killed in his wedding night, because he won too much against a bad loser.

Friday the 13th Part 2 Trailer (1981)

01 May 1981

Five years after the horrible bloodbath at Camp Crystal Lake, it seems Jason Voorhees and his demented mother are in the past.

Chariots of Fire Trailer (1981)

20 May 1981

Based on the true story of British athletes preparing for and competing in the 1924 Summer Olympics. The film was nominated for seven Academy Awards and won four, including Best Picture.

Arthur Trailer (1981)

17 July 1981

Arthur is the most quotable drunk millionaire that is likely to ever steal your heart. Dudley Moore portrays Arthur, a thirty year old child who will inherit 750 million dollars if he complies with his family's demands and marries the woman of their choosing.

Outland Trailer (1981)

22 May 1981

Thriller about an honest marshal in a corrupt mining colony on Io, Jupiter's sunless third moon, who is determined to confront a violent drug ring even though it may cost him his life.

Death Hunt Trailer (1981)

22 May 1981

Canada 1931: The unsociable trapper Johnson lives for himself in the ice-cold mountains near the Yukon river.

Halloween II Trailer (1981)

30 October 1981

After failing to kill stubborn survivor Laurie and taking a bullet or six from former psychiatrist Dr.

A Friend Is a Treasure Trailer (1981)

09 December 1981

Alan gets a map to some war treasure which the Japanese army left behind on a small Pacific island at the end of World War II.

On Golden Pond Trailer (1981)

04 December 1981

The loons are back again on Golden Pond and so are Norman Thayer, a retired professor, and Ethel who have had a summer cottage there since early in their marriage.

Queen - Rock Montreal Trailer (1981)

24 November 1981

The only Queen concert ever filmed in its entirety, this 1981 Montreal Live Aid performance has been digitally restored and remixed.

True Confessions Trailer (1981)

22 September 1981

A cop clashes with his priest brother while investigating the brutal murder of a young prostitute

Shut Up When You Speak! Trailer (1981)

02 September 1981

Giacomo has an idol: James Bond. When he dreams, he dreams of himself, his fabulous adventures, especially in Tunisia, and a beautiful wife, Belle.

Deep Water Trailer (1981)

16 December 1981

A man (Jean-Louis Trintignant) tolerates the affairs of his wife (Isabelle Huppert) but becomes insanely jealous of her latest lover.

Beau Pere Trailer (1981)

15 September 1981

Rémi is a man trapped in a deteriorating marriage. When his wife is unexpectedly killed in a car accident, Rémi is left with his stepdaughter, Marion, who chooses to stay with him rather than live with her birth father.

The Olsen Gang Long Gone Trailer (1981)

26 December 1981

Criminal genius Egon Olsen presents his accomplices Benny and Keld with yet another infallible plan that can only end badly.

American Pop Trailer (1981)

13 February 1981

American Pop is an American animated film that film tells the story of four generations of a Russian Jewish immigrant family of musicians whose careers parallel the history of American popular music.

The Beyond Trailer (1981)

29 April 1981

A young woman inherits an old hotel in Louisiana where after a series of supernatural 'accidents', she learns that the building was built over one of the entrances to Hell.

The Professional Trailer (1981)

21 October 1981

French secret agent Joss Baumont is sent to kill the president Njala of an African country. However, a counter-order is given before he can execute his mission and he is abandoned in the hands of foreign authorities.

Nighthawks Trailer (1981)

17 March 1981

An international terrorist has New York in a grip of panic and it's up to Det. Sgt. Deke DaSilva to take him down.

Scanners Trailer (1981)

14 January 1981

Darryl Revok is the most powerful of all the scanners, and is the head of the underground scanner movement for world domination.

The Little Fox Trailer (1981)

10 December 1981

A tale about a little fox Vuk from the novel of the famous Hungarian writer István Fekete.

Knock on Wood Trailer (1981)

01 March 1981

When the boss' unlucky daughter is missing in South America, Campana is sent to watch the boss' most unlucky employee who is sent as a private detective in hopes he can duplicate the daughter's mistakes.

Bloody Moon Trailer (1981)

27 March 1981

Miguel, a horribly disfigured young man, goes on a rampage at a masquerade party and rapes and then mutilates a girl.

Deadly Blessing Trailer (1981)

14 August 1981

This film is set in Amish Country, at a local farm, where a woman's husband is mysteriously killed by his own tractor!

Pennies from Heaven Trailer (1981)

11 December 1981

A musical set in the great Busby Berkeley style. In Chicago during the depression, sheet music salesman, Arthur Parker, is trying to sell his products, but it's not easy to convince unwilling music store owners to buy them.

Possession Trailer (1981)

27 May 1981

A young woman left her family for an unspecified reason. The husband determines to find out the truth and starts following his wife.

Endless Love Trailer (1981)

17 July 1981

Two young kids fall in love with each other. But the passion is too consuming for the parents of Jade.

Galaxy of Terror Trailer (1981)

01 October 1981

As a lone spaceship proceeds on its long voyage across space, the crew are surprised to encounter a strange pyramid form.