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1. Tenebre (1982)
R | 101 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
An American writer in Rome is stalked by a serial killer bent on harassing him while killing all people associated with his work on his latest book.
2. 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: 575,029 | Gross: $27.00M
3. 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: 302,348 | Gross: $13.78M
R | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
After her mother's death, teenager Corinne Burns forms a punk band with her sister and cousin, despite their lack of musical experience and talent.
5. Lonely Hearts (1982)
R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In this offbeat comedy, an unlikely romance develops between a flamboyant, middle-aged piano tuner and an extremely timid office worker. In HD.
Votes: 299 | Gross: $0.78M
6. Moonlighting (1982)
PG | 97 min | Drama
A Polish contractor, Nowak, leads a group of workmen to London so they can provide cheap labor for a government official based there. Nowak (Irons) has to manage the project and the men as ... See full summary »
8. Next of Kin (1982)
89 min | Horror, Mystery
In a rest home for elderly people, a daughter reads her mother's diary. Soon events that are mentioned in the mother's diary begin to happen to the daughter.
9. Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982)
PG | 88 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Film noir parody with a detective uncovering a sinister plot. Characters from real noirs appear as scenes from various films are intercut.
Votes: 18,002 | Gross: $18.20M
11. The Fan (1982)
Unrated | 92 min | Drama, Horror, Music
The hero-worship that Simone has for a pop singer is built to a crescendo until she passes out when she finally sees him up-close in a crowd of fans pushing him for autographs. She is later... See full summary »
12. Basket Case (1982)
Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Horror
A young man carrying a big basket that contains his extremely deformed Siamese-twin brother seeks vengeance on the doctors who separated them against their will.
13. Q (1982)
R | 93 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
NYPD detectives Shepard and Powell are working on a bizarre case of a ritualistic Aztec murder. Meanwhile, something big is attacking people of New York and only greedy small time crook Jimmy Quinn knows where its lair is.
16. Running on Empty (1982)
R | 83 min | Action, Drama, Sport
This film collects just what it was like to be in Australia in the early 80's. It's about hot cars, hot chicks and hot times. The story begins when two local street racers agree to race Fox... See full summary »
17. The Draughtsman's Contract (1982)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, History
A young artist is commissioned by the wife of a wealthy landowner to make a series of drawings of the estate while her husband is away.
18. Burden of Dreams (1982)
Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary
A documentary on the chaotic production of Werner Herzog's epic Fitzcarraldo (1982), showing how the film managed to get made despite problems that would have floored a less obsessively ... See full summary »
20. 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: 33,016 | Gross: $14.40M
24. Les maîtres du temps (1982)
78 min | Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Piel, a 7 or 8 year old boy, is alone on the desert planet Perdide, only survivor of an attack by giant hornets. Calling for help, Piel's father's friend Jaffar keeps contact with the kid ... See full summary »
25. 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: 30,744 | Gross: $10.14M
26. 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.
Votes: 1,403 | Gross: $0.08M
27. Vice Squad (1982)
R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A Los Angeles businesswoman, known only by her street name of Princess, turns to prostitution to support herself and her young daughter when she's forced by Detective Tom Walsh and his vice... See full summary »
Votes: 1,438 | Gross: $13.25M
29. The Grey Fox (1982)
PG | 110 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
When an aging, but gentlemanly stagecoach robber is released from prison, he decides to go to Canada to become a train robber.
30. The Night of the Shooting Stars (1982)
R | 105 min | Drama, Romance, War
The Night of San Lorenzo, the night of the shooting stars, is the night when dreams come true in Italian folklore. In 1944, a group of Italians flee their town after hearing rumours that ... See full summary »
32. 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: 17,001 | Gross: $10.28M
34. First Blood (1982)
R | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Former Green Beret John Rambo is pursued into the mountains surrounding a small town by a tyrannical sheriff and his deputies, forcing him to survive using his combat skills.
Votes: 190,114 | Gross: $47.21M
35. Le père Noël est une ordure (1982)
88 min | Comedy
Two neurotics, working for a suicide hotline on the night of Christmas Eve, get caught up in a catastrophe when a pregnant woman, her abusive boyfriend, and a transvestite visit their office.
39. The Man from Snowy River (1982)
PG | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
In 1880s Australia, after young Jim Craig's father dies, Jim takes a job at the Harrison cattle ranch, where he is forced to become a man.
Votes: 6,736 | Gross: $20.66M
40. A Good Marriage (1982)
PG | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Sabine vows to give up married lovers, and is determined to find a good husband. Her best friend Clarisse introduces her to her cousin Edmond, a busy lawyer from Paris. Sabine pursues ... See full summary »
45. 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: 99,821 | Gross: $78.91M
46. 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 »
47. The New York Ripper (1982)
Not Rated | 85 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A burned-out New York police detective teams up with a college psychoanalyst to track down a vicious serial killer randomly stalking and killing various young women around the city.
51. Vortex (1982)
Not Rated | 90 min | Thriller
A film noirish atmosphere is created to show detective Lunch (a popular underground musician and poet) plow her way through the plans of a corporate businessman who seeks government defense... See full summary »
53. Conan the Barbarian (1982)
R | 129 min | Adventure, Fantasy
A barbarian warrior sets off to avenge his parents and his tribe whom were slain by an evil sorcerer and his henchmen when he was a boy.
Votes: 122,324 | Gross: $39.57M
54. The Beastmaster (1982)
PG | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
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.
Votes: 17,177 | Gross: $14.06M
59. Smiley's People (1982)
360 min | Drama, Mystery
Called out of retirement to settle the affairs of a friend, Smiley finds his old organization, the Circus, so overwhelmed by political considerations that it doesn't want to know what ... See full summary »
Hill Street Blues (1981–1987)
The World According to Freedom
TV-14 | 48 min | Drama
Following a gruesome murder perpetrated by a gang at a night club, Furillo is determined to take any means necessary to find the people responsible. Belker runs in a guy who thinks that he ... See full summary »
61. Frida Kahlo (1982 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 62 min | Documentary, Biography
Frida Kahlo: declared a symbol of Mexican national heritage, made into a cult figure by the women's movement, praised by the likes of Picasso and Breton, this film uses images and music to ... See full summary »
BBC2 Playhouse (1973–1983)
How Many Miles to Babylon?
111 min | Drama
Wealthy Alexander Moore and working-class Jerry Crowe are childhood friends and in 1914 find themselves in the same Army unit - Alex as an officer and Jerry as a private. They still remain ... See full summary »
63. Walter (1982 TV Movie)
70 min | Drama
A man with learning difficulties suffers neglect and ill-treatment, and this is only exasperated when his parents die and nobody seems to know what to do with him.
The Comic Strip Presents... (1982– )
Five Go Mad in Dorset
30 min | Comedy
In the 1950s four children, Anne, described as a 'proper little housewife',the rather butch George who has an unhealthy relationship with her dog Timmy and their brothers Dick and Julian,... See full summary »
Rembrandt Doesn't Live Here Anymore
47 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
When Terry gets a job as a security guard at an art gallery Arthur sees yet another golden opportunity to make money - forging old masters. He manages to find an extremely competent forger ... See full summary »
Poetic Justice, Innit?
Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Terry's girlfriend Debbie is now working as a mobile hair-dresser but unfortunately the first house she visits gets robbed. Debbie is a witness to the robbery but the police suspect that ... See full summary »
73. The Wind (1982)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama
Finye tackles the generation gap in post-colonial West Africa. Its heroine is the pot smoking daughter of a provincial military governor who falls in love with a fellow university student, the descendent of one of Mali's chiefs.
75. Ru lai shen zhang (1982)
93 min | Action, Fantasy
The Buddha's Palm, a technique by which an ordinary hand is transformed into a formidable force. Ku, a blind recluse living in a cave, knows its secret, which proves to be as much a blessing as a curse as it attracts all manner of mayhem.
76. Tenko (1981–1984)
50 min | Drama, War
After the Japanese invasion of Singapore in February 1942, a group of British, Dutch, and Australian women are held in a Japanese internment camp on a Japanese-occupied island between Singapore and Australia.
Play for Tomorrow (1982– )
In March 2016, prior to the centennial of the Easter Rising at Northern Ireland's only integrated teacher training college, a struggle develops between the principal and the security director who values security more than education.
78. Five Element Ninjas (1982)
R | 107 min | Action, Drama
A young martial artist seeks revenge on the Ninja who kills his martial arts brothers and teacher. He finds help in the form of a new teacher (who knows Ninjitsu) and new brothers. Together... See full summary »
79. Illusions (1982)
34 min | Drama, Short
Illusions depicts a fictional 1940s Hollywood studio and defines film as a powerful historian, however, one that omits many cultures from its history. The protagonist Mignon Dupree ... See full synopsis »
81. Big Meat Eater (1982)
Not Rated | 82 min | Comedy, Musical, Sci-Fi
Bob Sanderson is the mild mannered butcher of the small, sleepy town of Burquitlam. His motto is "Pleased to meet you, meat to please you." Bob's life is thrown into turmoil when he decides... See full summary »
83. Mother Lode (1982)
PG | 101 min | Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
A couple of youngish adventurers go into the wilderness of British Columbia in search of a lost colleague. Their plane crashes and they find themselves at the mercy of a crazed old Scottish... See full summary »
84. Losing Ground (1982)
86 min | Comedy, Drama
A comedy-drama about a Black American female philosophy professor and her insensitive, philandering, and flamboyant artist husband who are having a marital crisis. When the wife goes off on... See full summary »
85. The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez (1982)
PG | 105 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.
86. The Mysterious Cities of Gold (1982–1983)
TV-Y7 | 28 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
A trio of kids must search throughout 16th Century South America for personal answers linked to the legendary El Dorado.