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1. Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
After rescuing Han Solo from the palace of Jabba the Hutt, the rebels attempt to destroy the second Death Star, while Luke struggles to make Vader shake off of the dark side of the Force. Dir: Richard Marquand With: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher Action | Adventure | Fantasy | Sci-Fi 134 mins.
526,913
2. Scarface (1983) Scarface (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
In 1980 Miami, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug cartel while succumbing to greed. Dir: Brian De Palma With: Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Steven Bauer Crime | Drama 170 mins.
451,015
3. A Christmas Story (1983) A Christmas Story (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Ralphie has to convince his parents, his teacher, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect gift for the 1940s. Dir: Bob Clark With: Peter Billingsley, Melinda Dillon, Darren McGavin Comedy | Family 94 mins.
98,226
4. Trading Places (1983) Trading Places (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A snobbish investor and a wily street con artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires. Dir: John Landis With: Eddie Murphy, Dan Aykroyd, Ralph Bellamy Comedy 116 mins.
90,004
5. The Meaning of Life (1983) The Meaning of Life (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The comedy team takes a look at life in all its stages in their own uniquely silly way. Dir: Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam With: John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle Comedy | Musical 107 mins.
71,584
6. WarGames (1983) WarGames (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A young man finds a back door into a military central computer in which reality is confused with game-playing, possibly starting World War III. Dir: John Badham With: Matthew Broderick, Ally Sheedy, John Wood Sci-Fi | Thriller 114 mins.
65,442
7. Octopussy (1983) Octopussy (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A fake Fabergé egg and a fellow agent's death lead James Bond to uncover an international jewel-smuggling operation, headed by the mysterious Octopussy, being used to disguise a nuclear attack on N.A.T.O. forces. Dir: John Glen With: Roger Moore, Maud Adams, Louis Jourdan Action | Adventure | Thriller 131 mins.
64,457
8. National Lampoon's Vacation (1983) National Lampoon's Vacation (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The Griswold family's cross-country drive to the Walley World theme park proves to be much more arduous than they ever anticipated. Dir: Harold Ramis With: Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Imogene Coca Comedy 98 mins.
58,346
9. Risky Business (1983) Risky Business (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A Chicago teenager is looking for fun at home while his parents are away, but the situation quickly gets out of hand. Dir: Paul Brickman With: Tom Cruise, Rebecca De Mornay, Joe Pantoliano Comedy | Crime | Drama | Romance 99 mins.
52,846
10. Videodrome (1983) Videodrome (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A sleazy cable-TV programmer begins to see his life and the future of media spin out of control in a very unusual fashion when he acquires a new kind of programming for his station. Dir: David Cronenberg With: James Woods, Deborah Harry, Sonja Smits Sci-Fi | Thriller 87 mins.
51,866
11. The Outsiders (1983) The Outsiders (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
The rivalry between two gangs, the poor Greasers and the rich Socs, only heats up when one gang member kills a member of the other. Dir: Francis Ford Coppola With: C. Thomas Howell, Matt Dillon, Ralph Macchio Crime | Drama 91 mins.
51,159
12. Christine (1983) Christine (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A nerdish boy buys a strange car with an evil mind of its own and his nature starts to change to reflect it. Dir: John Carpenter With: Keith Gordon, John Stockwell, Alexandra Paul Drama | Horror | Mystery | Thriller 110 mins.
43,654
13. Never Say Never Again (1983) Never Say Never Again (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A SPECTRE agent has stolen two American nuclear warheads, and James Bond must find their targets before they are detonated. Dir: Irvin Kershner With: Sean Connery, Kim Basinger, Klaus Maria Brandauer Action | Adventure | Thriller 134 mins.
43,171
14. Superman III (1983) Superman III (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Synthetic kryptonite laced with tobacco tar splits Superman in two: good Clark Kent and bad Man of Steel. Dir: Richard Lester With: Christopher Reeve, Richard Pryor, Margot Kidder Action | Comedy | Sci-Fi 125 mins.
42,575
15. The Right Stuff (1983) The Right Stuff (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The story of the original Mercury 7 astronauts and their macho, seat-of-the-pants approach to the space program. Dir: Philip Kaufman With: Sam Shepard, Scott Glenn, Ed Harris Adventure | Drama | History 193 mins.
41,127
16. The Dead Zone (1983) The Dead Zone (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A man awakens from a coma to discover he has a psychic detective ability. Dir: David Cronenberg With: Christopher Walken, Brooke Adams, Tom Skerritt Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller 103 mins.
38,849
17. Terms of Endearment (1983) Terms of Endearment (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Aurora and Emma are mother and daughter who march to different drummers. Beginning with Emma's marriage... Dir: James L. Brooks With: Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger, Jack Nicholson Comedy | Drama 132 mins.
35,259
18. Flashdance (1983) Flashdance (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A Pittsburgh woman with two jobs as a welder and an exotic dancer wants to get into ballet school. Dir: Adrian Lyne With: Jennifer Beals, Michael Nouri, Lilia Skala Drama | Romance | Music 95 mins.
30,337
19. Zelig (1983) Zelig (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
"Documentary" about a man who can look and act like whoever he's around, and meets various famous people. Dir: Woody Allen With: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Patrick Horgan Comedy 79 mins.
27,846
20. Sudden Impact (1983) Sudden Impact (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A rape victim is exacting revenge on her agressors in a small town outside San Francisco. Dirty Harry, on suspension for angering his superiors (again), is assigned to the case. Dir: Clint Eastwood With: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Pat Hingle Action | Thriller 117 mins.
27,205
21. Jaws 3-D (1983) Jaws 3-D (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  
The sons of police chief Brody must protect civilians at a Sea World theme park after a 35-foot shark becomes trapped in the park with them. Dir: Joe Alves With: Dennis Quaid, Bess Armstrong, Simon MacCorkindale Horror 99 mins.
24,866
22. The Big Chill (1983) The Big Chill (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A group of seven former college friends gather for a weekend reunion at a South Carolina winter house after the funeral of one of their friends. Dir: Lawrence Kasdan With: Tom Berenger, Glenn Close, Jeff Goldblum Comedy | Drama 105 mins.
23,249
23. Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983) Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Four horror/sci-fi segments directed by four famous directors which are their own versions of classic stories from Rod Serling's landmark television series. Dir: Joe Dante, John Landis With: Dan Aykroyd, Albert Brooks, Vic Morrow Horror | Sci-Fi 101 mins.
22,993
24. Cujo (1983) Cujo (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A friendly St. Bernard named "Cujo" contracts rabies and conducts a reign of terror on a small American town. Dir: Lewis Teague With: Dee Wallace, Daniel Hugh Kelly, Danny Pintauro Horror | Thriller 93 mins.
22,792
25. Rumble Fish (1983) Rumble Fish (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Rusty James, an absent-minded street thug struggles to live up to his legendary older brother's reputation, and longs for the days when gang warfare was going on. Dir: Francis Ford Coppola With: Matt Dillon, Mickey Rourke, Diane Lane Drama 94 mins.
21,920
26. Krull (1983) Krull (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A prince and a fellowship of companions set out to rescue his bride from a fortress of alien invaders who have arrived on their home planet. Dir: Peter Yates With: Ken Marshall, Lysette Anthony, Freddie Jones Action | Adventure | Fantasy | Horror | Sci-Fi 121 mins.
20,978
27. The Man with Two Brains (1983) The Man with Two Brains (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Steve Martin comedy about brain transplantation. Dir: Carl Reiner With: Steve Martin, Kathleen Turner, David Warner Comedy | Romance | Sci-Fi 93 mins.
17,648
28. Psycho II (1983) Psycho II (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
After twenty-two years of psychiatric care, Norman Bates attempts to return to a life of solitude... but the specters of his crimes -- and his mother -- continue to haunt him. Dir: Richard Franklin With: Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles, Meg Tilly Horror | Mystery | Thriller 113 mins.
15,193
29. The Hunger (1983) The Hunger (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
The Egyptian vampire lady Miriam subsists upon the blood of her lovers. In return the guys or girls don't age... Dir: Tony Scott With: Catherine Deneuve, David Bowie, Susan Sarandon Fantasy | Horror | Romance | Thriller 97 mins.
15,069
30. Mr. Mom (1983) Mr. Mom (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
After he's laid off, a husband switches roles with his wife. She returns to the workforce and he becomes a stay-at-home dad - a job he has no clue how to do. Dir: Stan Dragoti With: Michael Keaton, Teri Garr, Fred Koehler Comedy | Drama 91 mins.
14,457
31. Local Hero (1983) Local Hero (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
An American oil company sends a man to Scotland to buy up an entire village where they want to build a refinery. But things don't go as expected. Dir: Bill Forsyth With: Burt Lancaster, Peter Riegert, Fulton Mackay Comedy | Drama | Romance 111 mins.
14,289
32. Sleepaway Camp (1983) Sleepaway Camp (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Slightly traumatized and painfully shy Angela Baker is sent away to summer camp with her cousin. Not long after Angela's arrival, things start to go horribly wrong for anyone with sinister or less than honorable intentions. Dir: Robert Hiltzik With: Felissa Rose, Jonathan Tiersten, Karen Fields Horror | Thriller 88 mins.
13,473
33. Silkwood (1983) Silkwood (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
The story of Karen Silkwood, a metallurgy worker at a plutonium processing plant who was purposefully contaminated, psychologically tortured and possibly murdered to prevent her from exposing blatant worker safety violations at the plant. Dir: Mike Nichols With: Meryl Streep, Kurt Russell, Cher Biography | Drama | Thriller 131 mins.
12,384
34. Strange Brew (1983) Strange Brew (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Canada's most famous hosers, Bob and Doug McKenzie, get jobs at the Elsinore Brewery, only to learn that something is rotten with the state of it. Dir: Rick Moranis, Dave Thomas With: Rick Moranis, Dave Thomas, Max von Sydow Comedy 90 mins.
11,588
35. Blue Thunder (1983) Blue Thunder (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
The cop test pilot for an experimental police helicopter learns the sinister implications of the new vehicle. Dir: John Badham With: Roy Scheider, Warren Oates, Candy Clark Action | Crime | Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller 109 mins.
11,189
36. All the Right Moves (1983) All the Right Moves (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A high school footballer desperate for a scholarship and his headstrong coach clash in a dying Pennsylvania steel town. Dir: Michael Chapman With: Tom Cruise, Lea Thompson, Craig T. Nelson Drama | Romance | Sport 91 mins.
11,005
37. Nostalgia (1983) Nostalgia (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
The Russian poet Andrei Gorchakov, accompanied by guide and translator Eugenia, is traveling through... Dir: Andrei Tarkovsky With: Oleg Yankovskiy, Erland Josephson, Domiziana Giordano Drama 125 mins.
10,438
38. Staying Alive (1983) Staying Alive (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
It's five years later and Tony Manero's Saturday Night Fever is still burning. Now he's strutting toward his biggest challenge yet - succeeding as a dancer on the Broadway stage. Dir: Sylvester Stallone With: John Travolta, Cynthia Rhodes, Finola Hughes Drama | Music | Romance 93 mins.
10,156
39. Michael Jackson: Thriller (1983 Video) Michael Jackson: Thriller (1983 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
A night at the movies turns into a nightmare when Michael and his date are attacked by a hoard of bloody-thirsty zombies - only "Thriller" can save them now. Dir: John Landis With: Michael Jackson, Ola Ray, Vincent Price Horror | Music 13 mins.
9,939
40. Bad Boys (1983) Bad Boys (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Chicago crime kid Mick O'Brien is sent to reform school after accidentally killing Paco Moreno's kid brother. Dir: Rick Rosenthal With: Sean Penn, Reni Santoni, Jim Moody Crime | Drama | Thriller 104 mins.
9,762
41. The Day After (1983 TV Movie) The Day After (1983 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A graphic, disturbing film about the effects of a devastating nuclear holocaust on small-town residents of eastern Kansas. Dir: Nicholas Meyer With: Jason Robards, JoBeth Williams, Steve Guttenberg Drama | Sci-Fi 127 mins.
9,614
42. Project A (1983) Project A (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Fighting against pirates in "old Hong Kong". Chinese costume drama with plenty of over-the-top tongue in cheek action and music. Dir: Jackie Chan With: Jackie Chan, Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, Biao Yuen Action | Comedy 105 mins.
9,225
43. Valley Girl (1983) Valley Girl (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Julie, a girl from the valley, meets Randy, a punk from the city. They are from different worlds and find love... Dir: Martha Coolidge With: Nicolas Cage, Deborah Foreman, Elizabeth Daily Comedy | Romance 99 mins.
9,158
44. V (1983 TV Movie) V (1983 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
When aliens come to Earth to ask for our help, a few suspicious humans discover their horrific true intentions and prepare to resist. Dir: Kenneth Johnson With: Jane Badler, Michael Durrell, Faye Grant Sci-Fi 197 mins.
9,130
45. Educating Rita (1983) Educating Rita (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A young wife decides to complete her education and take her exams. She meets a professor who teaches... Dir: Lewis Gilbert With: Michael Caine, Julie Walters, Michael Williams Drama | Comedy 110 mins.
8,961
46. Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (1983) Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
In 1942 British soldier Jack Celliers comes to a Japanese prison camp. The camp is run by Yonoi, who has a firm belief in discipline... Dir: Nagisa Ôshima With: David Bowie, Tom Conti, Ryûichi Sakamoto Drama | War 123 mins.
8,923
47. Yentl (1983) Yentl (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A Jewish girl disguises herself as a boy to enter religious training. Dir: Barbra Streisand With: Barbra Streisand, Amy Irving, Mandy Patinkin Drama | Musical | Romance 132 mins.
8,679
48. Gorky Park (1983) Gorky Park (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
An investigator on the Moscow police force relentlessly pursues the solution to a triple homicide which occurred in Moscow's Gorky Park... Dir: Michael Apted With: William Hurt, Lee Marvin, Brian Dennehy Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller 128 mins.
8,491
49. Porky's II: The Next Day (1983) Porky's II: The Next Day (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
The naughty high schoolers of Angel Beach High now seek revenge on a group of KKK religious fanatics and corrupt politicians who want to shut down their Shakespeare production after they cast a Seminole transfer student in the lead. Dir: Bob Clark With: Dan Monahan, Wyatt Knight, Mark Herrier Comedy 98 mins.
7,862
50. Brainstorm (1983) Brainstorm (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Brilliant researchers Lillian Reynolds and Michael Brace have developed a system of recording and playing back actual experiences of people... Dir: Douglas Trumbull With: Christopher Walken, Natalie Wood, Louise Fletcher Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller 106 mins.
7,709
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