Year 1982

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1. Ator, the Fighting Eagle (1982)

PG | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

The son of Torren learns of his heritage, goes to avenge the deaths of his fellow villagers, and rescue his sister/love interest from the evil Dakkar and his spider cult. Ator battles giant... See full summary »

Director: Joe D'Amato | Stars: Miles O'Keeffe, Sabrina Siani, Ritza Brown, Edmund Purdom

Votes: 1,837

2. Slapstick of Another Kind (1982)

PG | 82 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

A rich, beautiful couple give birth to deformed alien twins who, when their heads are together, are the smartest kids on the planet.

Director: Steven Paul | Stars: Jerry Lewis, Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman, John Abbott

Votes: 718

3. Boat People (1982)

R | 109 min | Drama

A Japanese photojournalist revisits Vietnam after the Liberation and learns harsh truths about its regime and its "New Economic Zones".

Director: Ann Hui | Stars: George Lam, Cora Miao, Season Ma, Andy Lau

Votes: 734

4. The Dark Crystal (1982)

PG | 93 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

66 Metascore

On another planet in the distant past, a Gelfling embarks on a quest to find the missing shard of a magical crystal, and so restore order to his world.

Directors: Jim Henson, Frank Oz | Stars: Jim Henson, Kathryn Mullen, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz

Votes: 58,778 | Gross: $40.58M

5. Echoes (1982)

R | 89 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

An artist is plagued by nightmares of a love triangle and murder. A psychic says the dream figure is his brother, a "troubled soul" from an ancient past life. Nearly born as his twin but ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Allan Seidelman | Stars: Richard Alfieri, Gale Sondergaard, Ruth Roman, Nathalie Nell

Votes: 73

6. Experience Preferred... But Not Essential (1982)

PG | 80 min | Drama

A shy, introverted young girl takes a summer job at a seaside resort in Wales. She finds the staff, the owners and patrons unlike anyone she has ever met before.

Director: Peter Duffell | Stars: Elizabeth Edmonds, Sue Wallace, Geraldine Griffiths, Karen Meagher

Votes: 214 | Gross: $1.08M

7. Fanny and Alexander (1982)

R | 188 min | Drama

100 Metascore

Two young Swedish children experience the many comedies and tragedies of their family, the Ekdahls.

Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Bertil Guve, Pernilla Allwin, Kristina Adolphson, Börje Ahlstedt

Votes: 53,726 | Gross: $4.97M

8. Hammett (1982)

PG | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

61 Metascore

Fictional account of real-life mystery writer Dashiell Hammett, and his involvement in the investigation of a beautiful Chinese cabaret actress' mysterious disappearance in San Francisco.

Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Frederic Forrest, Peter Boyle, Marilu Henner, Roy Kinnear

Votes: 2,751 | Gross: $0.04M

9. Heatwave (1982)

R | 91 min | Drama

A planned housing development in the mid 70's designed for an upstart Cockney immigrant developer, becomes the centre of controversy as tenants and squatters in the older houses refuse to move.

Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Judy Davis, Richard Moir, Chris Haywood, Bill Hunter

Votes: 318

10. Jimmy the Kid (1982)

PG | 85 min | Comedy

Gang of bumbling crooks kidnap a bratty little kid, find out they got more than they bargained for.

Director: Gary Nelson | Stars: Gary Coleman, Paul Le Mat, Ruth Gordon, Dee Wallace

Votes: 248

11. Liquid Sky (1982)

R | 112 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

Invisible aliens in a tiny flying saucer come to Earth looking for heroin. They land on top of a New York apartment inhabited by a drug dealer and her androgynous, bisexual nymphomaniac ... See full summary »

Director: Slava Tsukerman | Stars: Anne Carlisle, Paula E. Sheppard, Susan Doukas, Otto von Wernherr

Votes: 5,292

12. 1990: The Bronx Warriors (1982)

R | 89 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

In a post-apocalyptic New York City, a policeman infiltrates the Bronx, which has become a battleground for several murderous street gangs.

Director: Enzo G. Castellari | Stars: Mark Gregory, Fred Williamson, Vic Morrow, Christopher Connelly

Votes: 2,707

13. One Dark Night (1982)

PG | 89 min | Horror

As part of an initiation into a club called the Sisters, a young girl must spend the night in a mausoleum.

Director: Tom McLoughlin | Stars: Meg Tilly, Melissa Newman, Robin Evans, Leslie Speights

Votes: 2,313

14. One Down, Two to go (1982)

R | 89 min | Action, Drama

A pair of tough cops go after the mob who jinxed the martial arts tournament and injured their buddy.

Director: Fred Williamson | Stars: Fred Williamson, Jim Brown, Jim Kelly, Richard Roundtree

Votes: 454

15. Timerider: The Adventure of Lyle Swann (1982)

PG | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

A maverick motorbike racer wanders into a top-secret time-travel research test site which unintentionally teleports him to the mid-1800s and ends up having to fight violent outlaws for his survival.

Director: William Dear | Stars: Fred Ward, Belinda Bauer, Peter Coyote, Richard Masur

Votes: 1,873

16. A Time to Die (1982)

R | 91 min | Crime, Drama

A World War II vet sets out in 1948 to avenge the death of his wife at the hands of Nazis. His targets are four Germans, a Sicilian, and a Hungarian who committed the atrocities. He is ... See full summary »

Directors: Matt Cimber, Joe Tornatore | Stars: Rex Harrison, Rod Taylor, Edward Albert, Raf Vallone

Votes: 211

17. Twilight Time (1982)

PG | 102 min | Drama

An elderly man, returning to Yugoslavia after 20 years in America, is saddled with the upbringing of his two grandchildren in a small farming village. In HD.

Director: Goran Paskaljevic | Stars: Karl Malden, Jodi Thelen, Damien Nash, Mia Roth

Votes: 165

18. We of the Never Never (1982)

G | 134 min | Drama, History

Jeannie Gunn faced being the only civilised woman in an uncivilised land. A story of personal triumph about one woman who reached out in a hard, hostile, prejudiced world and managed to find love.

Director: Igor Auzins | Stars: Angela Punch McGregor, Arthur Dignam, Martin Vaughan, Lewis Fitz-Gerald

Votes: 338

19. The White Rose (1982)

108 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

During the Second World War, a small group of students at Munich University begin to question the decisions and sanity of Germany's Nazi government. The students form a resistance cell ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Verhoeven | Stars: Lena Stolze, Wulf Kessler, Oliver Siebert, Ulrich Tukur

Votes: 831

20. Xtro (1982)

R | 84 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

A man who was abducted by aliens returns to his family three years later, but his presence affects them negatively.

Director: Harry Bromley Davenport | Stars: Philip Sayer, Bernice Stegers, Danny Brainin, Maryam d'Abo

Votes: 5,488

21. Alsino and the Condor (1982)

PG | 89 min | Drama, War

Alsino, a boy of 10 or 12, lives with his grandmother in a remote area of Nicaragua. He's engulfed in the war between rebels and government troops when a US advisor orders the army to open ... See full summary »

Director: Miguel Littin | Stars: Dean Stockwell, Alan Esquivel, Carmen Bunster, Alejandro Parodi

Votes: 234

22. Giro City (1982)

102 min | Drama, Thriller

A television documentary team tries to present honest programs about Ireland and about local government corruption.

Director: Karl Francis | Stars: Glenda Jackson, Jon Finch, Kenneth Colley, James Donnelly

Votes: 43

And nothing but the Truth

23. Android (1982)

PG | 80 min | Sci-Fi

A strange doctor secretly experiments with androids on his space station. His assistant is Max, a curious android who wants to see the world and meet a girl. Criminals hide on their station and soon violence erupts.

Director: Aaron Lipstadt | Stars: Klaus Kinski, Don Keith Opper, Brie Howard, Norbert Weisser

Votes: 2,189

24. Annie (1982)

PG | 127 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

39 Metascore

A young orphan girl's adventures in finding a family that will take her.

Director: John Huston | Stars: Aileen Quinn, Albert Finney, Carol Burnett, Ann Reinking

Votes: 37,796 | Gross: $57.06M

25. The Atomic Cafe (1982)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, History

Disturbing collection of 1940s and 1950s United States government-issued propaganda films designed to reassure Americans that the atomic bomb was not a threat to their safety.

Directors: Jayne Loader, Kevin Rafferty, Pierce Rafferty | Stars: Paul Tibbets, Harry S. Truman, W.H.P. Blandy, Brien McMahon

Votes: 3,764 | Gross: $0.02M

26. Author! Author! (1982)

PG | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

While facing the stress of his play being produced on Broadway, a playwright deals with having to raise his son, his stepdaughters, and his stepsons.

Director: Arthur Hiller | Stars: Al Pacino, Dyan Cannon, Tuesday Weld, Bob Dishy

Votes: 4,803 | Gross: $13.11M

27. The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez (1982)

PG | 106 min | Western

After he is accused of murdering a lawman in 1901 Texas, a Mexican-American farmer flees and manages to elude a large posse for two weeks before he is finally captured.

Director: Robert M. Young | Stars: Edward James Olmos, James Gammon, Tom Bower, Bruce McGill

Votes: 300

28. Barbarosa (1982)

PG | 90 min | Western

A young cowboy hooks up with a legendary outlaw, and before long both are on the run from the law.

Director: Fred Schepisi | Stars: Willie Nelson, Gary Busey, Isela Vega, Gilbert Roland

Votes: 1,356 | Gross: $1.74M

29. Il quartetto Basileus (1983)

128 min | Drama

The internationally renowned string quartet had been performing together for most of their adult lives when their lead violinist suddenly died, leaving the remaining three confused about their lives and careers.

Director: Fabio Carpi | Stars: Héctor Alterio, Omero Antonutti, Pierre Malet, François Simon

Votes: 76

Basileus Quartet

30. The Beastmaster (1982)

PG | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

18 Metascore

A sword-and-sorcery fantasy about a young man's search for revenge. Armed with supernatural powers, the handsome hero and his animal allies wage war against marauding forces.

Director: Don Coscarelli | Stars: Marc Singer, Tanya Roberts, Rip Torn, John Amos

Votes: 19,049 | Gross: $14.06M

31. The Beast Within (1982)

R | 98 min | Horror

A young woman gets raped by a mysterious man-creature, and years later her son begins a horrific transformation into a similar beast.

Director: Philippe Mora | Stars: Ronny Cox, Bibi Besch, Paul Clemens, Don Gordon

Votes: 3,198 | Gross: $7.74M

32. Best Friends (1982)

PG | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

70 Metascore

When a professional couple who have lived & worked together for many years finally decide to marry, their sudden betrothal causes many unexpectedly funny and awkward difficulties. They soon... See full summary »

Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Burt Reynolds, Goldie Hawn, Jessica Tandy, Barnard Hughes

Votes: 2,367 | Gross: $36.82M

33. The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982)

R | 114 min | Comedy, Musical

40 Metascore

A town's Sheriff and regular patron of a historical whorehouse fights to keep it running when a television reporter targets it as the Devil's playhouse.

Director: Colin Higgins | Stars: Burt Reynolds, Dolly Parton, Dom DeLuise, Charles Durning

Votes: 9,366 | Gross: $69.70M

34. Beyond the Door (1982)

110 min | Drama

Mastroianni plays an ex-diplomat imprisoned for the murder of his wife who is visited by a young woman who is not only his lover but also his step-daughter.

Director: Liliana Cavani | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Eleonora Giorgi, Tom Berenger, Michel Piccoli

Votes: 171

35. Bloodtide (1982)

R | 82 min | Adventure, Horror

An adventurer hunting for treasure in Greece accidentally frees a monster that forces local villagers to sacrifice virgins.

Director: Richard Jefferies | Stars: James Earl Jones, José Ferrer, Lila Kedrova, Mary Louise Weller

Votes: 1,032

36. The Border (1982)

R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Western

66 Metascore

A corrupt border Agent decides to clean up his act when an impoverished woman's baby is put up for sale on the black market.

Director: Tony Richardson | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Harvey Keitel, Valerie Perrine, Warren Oates

Votes: 5,585 | Gross: $6.12M

37. BrainWaves (1982)

R | 77 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

After a traffic accident Kaylie is in coma for months. Her doctors want to try a new procedure on her: to regain her consciousness, they stimulate her brain with neural patterns of a woman ... See full summary »

Director: Ulli Lommel | Stars: Keir Dullea, Suzanna Love, Vera Miles, Ryan Seitz

Votes: 389

38. Brimstone & Treacle (1982)

R | 87 min | Drama, Thriller

A strange young man has a sinister effect on the family of a middle-aged writer.

Director: Richard Loncraine | Stars: Sting, Denholm Elliott, Joan Plowright, Suzanna Hamilton

Votes: 1,301

39. Britannia Hospital (1982)

R | 111 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

Britannia Hospital is not preparing for a visit from Queen Elizabeth I, who died in 1603. The visitor is a fictional representation of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother.

Director: Lindsay Anderson | Stars: Leonard Rossiter, Malcolm McDowell, Brian Pettifer, John Moffatt

Votes: 2,174

40. Brusten himmel (1982)

99 min | Drama

Erika is 13 years and lives with her parents and her grandmother in the far north of Sweden. It's in the 40's. The family is depressed and disappointed in life. Erika dreams of a separate being in another world.

Director: Ingrid Thulin | Stars: Susanna Käll, Thommy Berggren, Margaretha Krook, Agneta Eckemyr

Votes: 35

Broken Sky

41. Bugs Bunny's 3rd Movie: 1001 Rabbit Tales (1982)

G | 74 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Rival book salesmen Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck are forced by Sultan Yosemite Sam to read fairy tales to his spoiled, selfish son, Prince Abba-Dabba.

Directors: Friz Freleng, Chuck Jones, Robert McKimson, Maurice Noble, Hawley Pratt | Stars: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan, Shepard Menken, Lennie Weinrib

Votes: 1,638 | Gross: $0.08M

42. Cannery Row (1982)

PG | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

52 Metascore

Monterey, California in the 1940's. Cannery Row - the section of town where the now closed fish canneries are located - is inhabited primarily by the down and out, although many would not ... See full summary »

Director: David S. Ward | Stars: Nick Nolte, Debra Winger, Audra Lindley, Frank McRae

Votes: 3,211 | Gross: $5.30M

43. The Challenge (1982)

R | 108 min | Action, Drama

A down-and-out American boxer becomes involved in a feud between two Japanese brothers.

Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Scott Glenn, Toshirô Mifune, Donna Kei Benz, Atsuo Nakamura

Votes: 1,800 | Gross: $3.53M

44. Chan Is Missing (1982)

Not Rated | 80 min | Drama, Mystery

85 Metascore

Two cab drivers search San Francisco's Chinatown for the mysterious Chan, who disappeared with their $4000.

Director: Wayne Wang | Stars: Wood Moy, Marc Hayashi, Laureen Chew, Peter Wang

Votes: 985

45. Chasing Dreams (1982)

PG | 94 min | Drama