Films of 1982by christopherpip | created - 13 Jul 2013 | updated - 13 Jul 2013 | Public
These are the films I have seen from the year 1982.
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1. Airplane II: The Sequel (1982)
PG | 85 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
A faulty computer causes a passenger space shuttle to head straight for the Sun. Can Ted Striker save the day and get the shuttle back on track - again?
Votes: 41,529 | Gross: $27.15M
3. 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.
Votes: 4,422 | Gross: $13.11M
4. Best Friends (1982)
PG | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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 »
Votes: 2,075 | Gross: $36.82M
5. The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982)
R | 114 min | Comedy, Musical
A town's sheriff and regular patron of a historical whorehouse fights to keep it running when a TV reporter targets it as the Devil's playhouse.
Votes: 8,358 | Gross: $69.70M
6. Blade Runner (1982)
R | 117 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
A blade runner must pursue and try to terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space and have returned to Earth to find their creator.
Votes: 559,206 | Gross: $27.00M
8. Britannia Hospital (1982)
R | 111 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
Mick Travis is a reporter who is about to shoot a documentary on Britannia Hospital, an institution which mirrors the downsides of British Society. It's the day when Her Royal Highness is ... See full summary »
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.
Votes: 1,389 | Gross: $0.08M
10. Cannery Row (1982)
PG | 120 min | Comedy, Drama
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 »
Votes: 2,946 | Gross: $5.30M
11. Cat People (1982)
R | 118 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
A young woman's sexual awakening brings horror when she discovers her urges transform her into a monstrous black leopard.
Votes: 15,758 | Gross: $7.00M
12. The Clinic (1982)
93 min | Comedy
A series of humorous vignettes set in a clinic for venereal diseases. Although the film concentrates on relationships, it is also a source of instruction on safe sexual practices and STD (... See full summary »
PG | 109 min | Comedy, Drama
The Disciples of James Dean meet up on the anniversary of his death and mull over their lives in the present and in flashback, revealing the truth behind their complicated lives. Who is the... See full summary »
Votes: 3,412 | Gross: $0.84M
22. Evil Under the Sun (1982)
PG | 117 min | Drama, Mystery
Trying to find how a millionaire wound up with a phony diamond brings Hercule Poirot to an exclusive island resort frequented by the rich and famous. When a murder is committed, everyone has an alibi.
Votes: 10,597 | Gross: $6.11M
24. Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
A group of Southern California high school students are enjoying their most important subjects: sex, drugs and rock n' roll.
Votes: 78,860 | Gross: $27.09M
27. Gandhi (1982)
PG | 191 min | Biography, Drama, History
Gandhi's character is fully explained as a man of nonviolence. Through his patience, he is able to drive the British out of the subcontinent. And the stubborn nature of Jinnah and his commitment towards Pakistan is portrayed.
Votes: 190,808 | Gross: $52.77M
28. Grease 2 (1982)
PG | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
An English student at a 1960s American high school has to prove himself to the leader of a girls' gang whose members can only date greasers.
Votes: 28,484 | Gross: $15.17M
29. Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982)
R | 98 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Kids all over America want Silver Shamrock masks for Halloween. Doctor Daniel Challis seeks to uncover a plot by Silver Shamrock owner Conal Cochran.
Votes: 32,691 | Gross: $14.40M
30. Hanky Panky (1982)
PG | 110 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Completely innocent man, Michael Jordon, is drawn into a web of government secrets when a girl carrying a mysterious package gets into a taxi with him. When she's later murdered, Michael becomes the chief suspect and goes on the run.
Votes: 1,872 | Gross: $9.82M
31. I Ought to Be in Pictures (1982)
PG | 108 min | Comedy, Drama
Grandmother has nothing to say when Libby tells her that she is off to LA to look up Dad, a Hollywood screenwriter. Grandmother has been in a New York cemetery for six years and Dad has ... See full summary »
Votes: 783 | Gross: $6.97M
32. I, the Jury (1982)
R | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An old friend of a private detective is murdered. The detective, Mike Hammer, will make every effort to find out the killer. At each step he does, there is someone taking advantage of his ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,174 | Gross: $1.52M
34. Invitation au voyage (1982)
R | 93 min | Musical, Drama, Fantasy
Young lovers ask, "What would you do if I died?" In this case, the young lovers are twins, Nina and Lucien, brother and sister. He answers, "I'll make you live again." Then, in an accident,... See full summary »
35. Kamikaze 89 (1982)
Not Rated | 106 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
In a totalitarian society of the future, in which the government controls all facets of the media, a homicide detective investigates a string of bombings, and finds out more than he bargained for.
Votes: 420 | Gross: $0.02M
36. Labyrinth of Passion (1982)
Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A camp melodrama/comedy about Sexilia (a nymphomaniac), Sadec (a gay Islamic terrorist), Riza Niro (the son of the emperor of Tiran), and Queti (the daughter of a dry-cleaner). When Riza ... See full summary »
37. The Last American Virgin (1982)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The friendship of a group of young friends struggling with teen sex, drugs, and work is jeopardized by a romantic interest which may turn pals into bitter rivals.
Votes: 6,635 | Gross: $5.83M
38. Liquid Sky (1982)
R | 112 min | Sci-Fi
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 female, androgynous, bisexual ... See full summary »
40. Making Love (1982)
R | 113 min | Drama
A successful young L.A. doctor and his equally successful television-producer wife find their happily-ever-after life torn assunder when he suddenly confronts his long-repressed attraction ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,079 | Gross: $11.90M
41. A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy (1982)
PG | 88 min | Comedy
A wacky inventor and his wife invite two other couples for a weekend party at a romantic summer house in the 1900s countryside.
Votes: 16,160 | Gross: $9.08M
42. Missing (1982)
PG | 122 min | Biography, Drama, History
When an idealistic American writer disappears during the Chilean coup d'état in September 1973, his wife and father try to find him.
Votes: 15,374 | Gross: $14.00M
43. Monkey Grip (1982)
99 min | Drama
A frank portrayal of a year in the life of a divorced mother living in Melbourne, trying to cope with her daughter and her own relationship with a drug addict while trying to get into the music business.
45. Night Shift (1982)
R | 106 min | Comedy
A morgue attendant is talked into running a brothel at his workplace after a deceased pimp is sent there. However, the pimp's killers don't look too kindly on this new 'business', nor does the morgue's owner.
Votes: 11,983 | Gross: $23.60M
46. O'Hara's Wife (1982)
PG | 87 min | Comedy, Drama
A mourning workaholic's deceased wife comes back to haunt him, but in a benevolent way, trying to get him to change his dreary attorney life into a life where he has a relationship with his children and is happier with himself.
47. An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)
R | 124 min | Drama, Romance
A young man must complete his work at a Navy Officer Candidate School to become an aviator, with the help of a tough Gunnery Sergeant and his new girlfriend.
Votes: 41,312 | Gross: $129.80M
48. Partners (1982)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Crime
A straight police detective is unnerved when ordered to go undercover with a gay police clerk, as a couple, to solve a series of murders in the gay community.
Votes: 944 | Gross: $6.06M
49. Pink Floyd: The Wall (1982)
R | 95 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy
A confined but troubled rock star descends into madness in the midst of his physical and social isolation from everyone.
Votes: 65,518 | Gross: $22.24M
50. The Pirate Movie (1982)
PG | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Musical
The crew of a large ship sail the high seas encountering other pirates from other ships. The boy from the ship ends up having to save his girlfriend who is kidnapped by a bunch of other pirates.
52. Porky's (1981)
R | 94 min | Comedy
In 1954, a group of Florida high schoolers seek out to help their buddy lose his virginity, which leads them to seek revenge on a sleazy nightclub owner and his redneck sheriff brother for harassing them.
Votes: 33,377 | Gross: $111.29M
53. Querelle (1982)
R | 108 min | Drama
French sailor Querelle arrives in Brest and starts frequenting a strange whorehouse. He discovers that his brother Robert is the lover of the lady owner, Lysiane. Here, you can play dice ... See full summary »
54. The Return of the Soldier (1982)
PG | 99 min | Drama
Kitty Baldry (Julie Chirstie) is a haughty society queen with a tunneled view of life. Kitty's complacency is rocked when her husband, Captain Chris Baldry (Alan Bates), returns from the ... See full summary »
55. Rocky III (1982)
PG | 99 min | Drama, Sport
After winning the ultimate title and being the world champion, Rocky falls into a hole and finds himself picked up by a former enemy.
Votes: 140,295 | Gross: $125.05M
56. Savannah Smiles (1982)
PG | 105 min | Comedy, Family
The young daughter of a politician runs away due to lack of attention. She hides in the car of two not-so-bright crooks who are slowly converted into parent figures to her. A surprising ... See full summary »
57. The Secret of NIMH (1982)
G | 82 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
To save her ill son, a field mouse must seek the aid of a colony of rats, with whom she has a deeper link than she ever suspected.
Votes: 30,422 | Gross: $10.14M
58. The Sender (1982)
R | 91 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A disturbed telepathic man is unable to fully control his ability to transmit his dreams and visions into the minds of the people around him, or even influence reality. A female therapist tries to help him, but his mother gets in the way.
Votes: 1,090 | Gross: $1.05M
59. Shoot the Moon (1982)
R | 124 min | Drama
A fifteen year marriage dissolves, leaving both the husband and wife, and their four children, devastated. He's preoccupied with a career and a mistress, she with a career and caring for ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,077 | Gross: $9.22M
60. Six Pack (1982)
PG | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
Stopping briefly in a small Texas town, an itinerant race car driver finds that his stock car, on a trailer behind his motor home, has just been quickly and expertly stripped. He chases ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,198 | Gross: $20.23M
61. Six Weeks (1982)
PG | 107 min | Drama
A wealthy cosmetic tycoon and her 12-year-old daughter who's dying from leukemia, strike up a sentimental friendship with a California politician. Since the girl has only six weeks or less ... See full summary »
Votes: 663 | Gross: $6.67M
62. Sophie's Choice (1982)
R | 150 min | Drama, Romance
Sophie is the survivor of Nazi concentration camps, who has found a reason to live in Nathan, a sparkling if unsteady American Jew obsessed with the Holocaust. They befriend Stingo, the ... See full summary »
Votes: 33,009 | Gross: $30.04M
63. Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)
PG | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
With the assistance of the Enterprise crew, Admiral Kirk must stop an old nemesis, Khan Noonien Singh, from using the life-generating Genesis Device as the ultimate weapon.
Votes: 98,980 | Gross: $78.91M
66. Tempest (1982)
PG | 140 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A sobering mid-life crisis fuels dissatisfaction in Philip Dimitrius, to the extent where the successful architect trades his marriage and career in for a spiritual exile on a remote Greek ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,897 | Gross: $5.01M
67. The Thing (1982)
R | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A crew in Antarctica finds a neighboring camp destroyed and its crew dead. Whatever killed them is nowhere to be found, unless it's hidden in plain sight.
Votes: 296,037 | Gross: $13.78M
70. TRON (1982)
PG | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A computer hacker is abducted into the digital world and forced to participate in gladiatorial games where his only chance of escape is with the help of a heroic security program.
Votes: 100,678 | Gross: $33.00M
71. La Truite (The Trout) (1982)
R | 103 min | Drama, Romance
Frederique (Huppert) leaves her family's small-town trout farm to embark on an journey taking her to Japan and into the arms of a man. Irritations concerning her actions and present state ... See full summary »
74. Victor Victoria (1982)
PG | 134 min | Comedy, Music, Musical
A struggling female soprano finds work playing a male female impersonator, but it complicates her personal life.
Votes: 16,597 | Gross: $21.93M
75. The World According to Garp (1982)
R | 136 min | Comedy, Drama
A struggling young writer finds his life and work dominated by his unfaithful wife and his radical feminist mother, whose best-selling manifesto turns her into a cultural icon.
Votes: 22,201 | Gross: $29.71M
76. The Year of Living Dangerously (1982)
PG | 115 min | Drama, Romance, War
A young Australian reporter tries to navigate the political turmoil of Indonesia during the rule of President Sukarno with the help of a diminutive photographer.
Votes: 16,854 | Gross: $10.28M
77. Yes, Giorgio (1982)
PG | 110 min | Comedy, Musical
A famous opera singer, Giorgio Fini, loses his voice during an American tour. He goes to a female throat specialist, Pamela Taylor, whom he falls in love with.
Votes: 496 | Gross: $2.28M
78. Zapped! (1982)
R | 98 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
A high school science nerd gains telekinetic powers after a laboratory accident and uses them for revenge upon bullies.
Votes: 5,134 | Gross: $16.90M