1984 was a great year for movies with some excellent commercial and critical successes being screened for a global audience. Some of the finest directors in the industry showcased some very novel ideas this year and while it was, in general, a great year for cinema lovers. Here’s the list of top films of 1984:
12. Beverly Hills Cop
Directed by Martin Brest, this film stars Eddie Murphy as Axel Foley a young and reckless detective from Detroit who goes to Beverly Hills, unauthorized, to try and solve his friend’s murder. The film which was critically acclaimed for its humor and handling of the script also happened to shoot Murphy to international stardom and became the highest grossing film in 1984.
11. A Nightmare on Elm Street