Feature Film, Released between 1982-01-01 and 1982-12-31, Rating Count at least 300, English (Sorted by IMDb Rating Descending)



1. The Thing (1982)

R | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.1
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57 Metascore

A research team in Antarctica is hunted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of its victims.

Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Keith David, Richard Masur

Votes: 363,768 | Gross: $13.78M

2. Pink Floyd: The Wall (1982)

R | 95 min | Drama, Fantasy, Music

8.1
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47 Metascore

A confined but troubled rock star descends into madness in the midst of his physical and social isolation from everyone.

Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Bob Geldof, Christine Hargreaves, James Laurenson, Eleanor David

Votes: 75,166 | Gross: $22.24M

3. Fitzcarraldo (1982)

PG | 158 min | Adventure, Drama

8.1
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The story of Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald, an extremely determined man who intends to build an opera house in the middle of a jungle.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Klaus Kinski, Claudia Cardinale, José Lewgoy, Miguel Ángel Fuentes

Votes: 30,853

4. Fanny and Alexander (1982)

R | 188 min | Drama

8.1
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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: 56,655 | Gross: $4.97M

5. Blade Runner (1982)

R | 117 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.1
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84 Metascore

A blade runner must pursue and terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space, and have returned to Earth to find their creator.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos

Votes: 682,875 | Gross: $32.87M

6. Gandhi (1982)

PG | 191 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.0
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79 Metascore

The life of the lawyer who became the famed leader of the Indian revolts against the British rule through his philosophy of nonviolent protest.

Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Ben Kingsley, John Gielgud, Rohini Hattangadi, Roshan Seth

Votes: 215,909 | Gross: $52.77M

7. Miracle (1982)

TV-14 | 124 min | Drama

7.9
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Elsa saw the blessed Virgin Mary who had changed her life and caused a hysteria in a poor isolated village.

Director: Ishmael Bernal | Stars: Nora Aunor, Veronica Palileo, Spanky Manikan, Gigi Dueñas

Votes: 410

8. The King of Comedy (1982)

PG | 109 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.8
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73 Metascore

Rupert Pupkin is a passionate yet unsuccessful comic who craves nothing more than to be in the spotlight and to achieve this, he stalks and kidnaps his idol to take the spotlight for himself.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Jerry Lewis, Diahnne Abbott, Sandra Bernhard

Votes: 85,571 | Gross: $2.50M

9. Veronika Voss (1982)

R | 104 min | Drama

7.8
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Partially based upon the life of Sybille Schmitz, WI found fame under the Nazi regime, but woods career was destroyed afterwards, Veronika Voss is a once prominent UFA actress, kept by her doctor, raises suspicion in a sports journalist.

Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder | Stars: Rosel Zech, Hilmar Thate, Cornelia Froboess, Annemarie Düringer

Votes: 6,142

10. The Plague Dogs (1982)

PG-13 | 103 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

7.8
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Two dogs escape from a laboratory and are hunted as possible carriers of the bubonic plague.

Director: Martin Rosen | Stars: John Hurt, Christopher Benjamin, James Bolam, Nigel Hawthorne

Votes: 6,878

11. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

PG | 115 min | Family, Sci-Fi

7.8
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91 Metascore

A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home world.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore, Peter Coyote, Dee Wallace

Votes: 365,503 | Gross: $435.11M

12. The Verdict (1982)

R | 129 min | Drama

7.7
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77 Metascore

A lawyer sees the chance to salvage his career and self-respect by taking a medical malpractice case to trial rather than settling.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Paul Newman, Charlotte Rampling, Jack Warden, James Mason

Votes: 35,408 | Gross: $54.00M

13. Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)

PG | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.7
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67 Metascore

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.

Director: Nicholas Meyer | Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan

Votes: 111,342 | Gross: $78.91M

14. Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip (1982)

R | 82 min | Comedy

7.7
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Richard Pryor performs his stand-up comedy act on the Sunset Strip.

Director: Joe Layton | Stars: Richard Pryor, Gene Cross, Julie Hampton, Jesse Jackson

Votes: 3,724 | Gross: $36.30M

15. Missing (1982)

PG | 122 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.7
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78 Metascore

When an idealistic American writer disappears during the Chilean coup d'état in September 1973, his wife and father try to find him.

Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Sissy Spacek, Melanie Mayron, John Shea

Votes: 18,269 | Gross: $14.00M

16. First Blood (1982)

R | 93 min | Action, Adventure

7.7
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61 Metascore

A veteran Green Beret is forced by a cruel Sheriff and his deputies to flee into the mountains and wage an escalating one-man war against his pursuers.

Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Brian Dennehy, Richard Crenna, Bill McKinney

Votes: 222,923 | Gross: $47.21M

17. Victor Victoria (1982)

PG | 134 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

7.6
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84 Metascore

A struggling female soprano finds work playing a male female impersonator, but it complicates her personal life.

Director: Blake Edwards | Stars: Julie Andrews, James Garner, Robert Preston, Lesley Ann Warren

Votes: 19,191 | Gross: $21.93M

18. Boat People (1982)

R | 109 min | Drama

7.6
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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: 821

19. Sophie's Choice (1982)

R | 150 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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68 Metascore

Sophie is the survivor of Nazi concentration camps, who has found a reason to live with Nathan, a sparkling if unsteady American Jew obsessed with the Holocaust.

Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline, Peter MacNicol, Rita Karin

Votes: 41,202 | Gross: $30.04M

20. The Secret of NIMH (1982)

G | 82 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

7.6
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76 Metascore

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.

Director: Don Bluth | Stars: Elizabeth Hartman, Derek Jacobi, Dom DeLuise, Arthur Malet

Votes: 35,716 | Gross: $10.14M

21. Moonlighting (1982)

PG | 97 min | Drama

7.5
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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 »

Director: Jerzy Skolimowski | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Eugene Lipinski, Jirí Stanislav, Eugeniusz Haczkiewicz

Votes: 2,575

22. The Last Unicorn (1982)

G | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

7.5
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70 Metascore

A brave unicorn (Mia Farrow) and a magician (Alan Arkin) fight an evil King (Sir Christopher Lee), who is obsessed with attempting to capture the world's unicorns.

Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr. | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Mia Farrow, Angela Lansbury, Alan Arkin

Votes: 24,040 | Gross: $6.46M

23. The Grey Fox (1982)

PG | 92 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.4
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When an aging, but gentlemanly stagecoach robber is released from prison, he decides to go to Canada to become a train robber.

Director: Phillip Borsos | Stars: Richard Farnsworth, Jackie Burroughs, Ken Pogue, Wayne Robson

Votes: 1,697

24. Tootsie (1982)

PG | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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88 Metascore

Michael Dorsey, an unsuccessful actor, disguises himself as a woman in order to get a role on a trashy hospital soap.

Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Jessica Lange, Teri Garr, Dabney Coleman

Votes: 96,577 | Gross: $177.20M

25. My Favorite Year (1982)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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A dissolute matinee idol is slated to appear on a live TV variety show.

Director: Richard Benjamin | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Mark Linn-Baker, Jessica Harper, Joseph Bologna

Votes: 8,539 | Gross: $20.12M

26. Frances (1982)

R | 140 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.4
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48 Metascore

The story of Frances Farmer's meteoric rise to fame in Hollywood and the tragic turn her life took when she was blacklisted.

Director: Graeme Clifford | Stars: Jessica Lange, Sam Shepard, Kim Stanley, Bart Burns

Votes: 6,907 | Gross: $5.00M

27. Poltergeist (1982)

PG | 114 min | Horror, Thriller

7.3
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79 Metascore

A family's home is haunted by a host of demonic ghosts.

Director: Tobe Hooper | Stars: JoBeth Williams, Heather O'Rourke, Craig T. Nelson, Beatrice Straight

Votes: 141,176 | Gross: $76.61M

28. The Man from Snowy River (1982)

PG | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.3
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63 Metascore

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.

Director: George Miller | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Tom Burlinson, Terence Donovan, Tommy Dysart

Votes: 7,884 | Gross: $20.66M

29. The Draughtsman's Contract (1982)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, History

7.3
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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.

Director: Peter Greenaway | Stars: Anthony Higgins, Janet Suzman, Anne-Louise Lambert, Hugh Fraser

Votes: 9,018

30. The World According to Garp (1982)

R | 136 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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63 Metascore

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.

Director: George Roy Hill | Stars: Robin Williams, Mary Beth Hurt, Glenn Close, John Lithgow

Votes: 24,638 | Gross: $29.71M

31. Savannah Smiles (1982)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Family

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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 »

Director: Pierre De Moro | Stars: Mark Miller, Donovan Scott, Bridgette Andersen, Chris Robinson

Votes: 1,832

32. Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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61 Metascore

A group of Southern California high school students are enjoying their most important subjects: sex, drugs, and rock n' roll.

Director: Amy Heckerling | Stars: Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold, Robert Romanus

Votes: 92,876 | Gross: $27.09M

33. The Dark Crystal (1982)

PG | 93 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.2
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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: 61,337 | Gross: $40.58M

34. Come Back to the 5 & Dime Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean (1982)

PG | 109 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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A fan club of die-hard James Dean fans meet on the 20th anniversary of his death and reconnect, opening old wounds and facing new ones.

Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Cher, Karen Black, Sandy Dennis, Sudie Bond

Votes: 4,034 | Gross: $0.84M

35. The Year of Living Dangerously (1982)

PG | 115 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.1
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65 Metascore

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.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Mel Gibson, Sigourney Weaver, Linda Hunt, Bembol Roco

Votes: 19,210 | Gross: $10.28M

36. Something in Between (1982)

105 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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An American woman comes to Belgrade to visit an old friend. There, on the exotic boundary between West and East, she becomes entangled in a love triangle.

Director: Srdjan Karanovic | Stars: Caris Corfman, Predrag 'Miki' Manojlovic, Dragan Nikolic, Zorka Manojlovic

Votes: 332

37. Wild Style (1982)

R | 82 min | Drama, Music

7.1
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Zoro, the city's hottest and most elusive graffiti writer. The actual story of the movie concerns the tension between Zoro's passion for his art and his personal life, particularly his ... See full summary »

Director: Charlie Ahearn | Stars: 'Lee' George Quinones, Lady Pink, Fab 5 Freddy, Patti Astor

Votes: 2,386

38. White Dog (1982)

PG | 90 min | Drama, Horror

7.1
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A trainer attempts to retrain a vicious dog that's been raised to attack black people.

Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Kristy McNichol, Christa Lang, Vernon Weddle, Jameson Parker

Votes: 8,609

39. Evil Under the Sun (1982)

PG | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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61 Metascore

Trying to find how a millionaire wound up with a phony diamond brings Hercule Poirot (Sir Peter Ustinov) to an exclusive island resort frequented by the rich and famous. When a murder is committed, everyone has an alibi.

Director: Guy Hamilton | Stars: Peter Ustinov, James Mason, Maggie Smith, Colin Blakely

Votes: 14,058 | Gross: $6.11M

40. Diner (1982)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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82 Metascore

A group of college-age buddies struggle with their imminent passage into adulthood in 1959 Baltimore.

Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Steve Guttenberg, Mickey Rourke, Kevin Bacon, Daniel Stern

Votes: 18,344 | Gross: $14.10M

41. Chan Is Missing (1982)

Not Rated | 80 min | Drama, Mystery

7.1
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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: 1,034

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

G | 74 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.1
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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: 1,736 | Gross: $0.08M

43. Mille milliards de dollars (1982)

132 min | Drama, Crime, Thriller

7.1
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A young journalist stumbles across something much more sinister than a simple suicide in the death of a politician - the death seems to be an assassination contrived by an American ... See full summary »

Director: Henri Verneuil | Stars: Patrick Dewaere, Mel Ferrer, Michel Auclair, Caroline Cellier

Votes: 703

44. Volver a empezar (1982)

PG | 87 min | Drama

7.0
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A Nobel prize winner returns to his natal city looking for his home.

Director: José Luis Garci | Stars: Antonio Ferrandis, Encarna Paso, José Bódalo, Agustín González

Votes: 1,226

45. Toute une nuit (1982)

90 min | Drama

7.0
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Following over two dozen different people in the almost wordless atmosphere of a dark night in a Brussels town, Akerman examines acception and rejection in the realm of romance.

Director: Chantal Akerman | Stars: Aurore Clément, Tchéky Karyo, Angelo Abazoglou, Frank Aendenboom

Votes: 587

46. The State of Things (1982)

121 min | Drama

7.0
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On location in Portugal, a film crew runs out of film while making their own version of Roger Corman's Day the World Ended (1955). The producer is nowhere to be found and director Friedrich... See full summary »

Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Allen Garfield, Samuel Fuller, Isabelle Weingarten, Rebecca Pauly

Votes: 2,861 | Gross: $6.00M

47. An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)

R | 124 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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75 Metascore

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.

Director: Taylor Hackford | Stars: Richard Gere, Debra Winger, David Keith, Robert Loggia

Votes: 48,641 | Gross: $129.80M

48. The Flight of the Eagle (1982)

140 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.0
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In 1897 Swedish engineer S. A. Andrée with 2 colleagues prepares to fly over the North Pole in his balloon "Eagle".

Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Max von Sydow, Sverre Anker Ousdal, Göran Stangertz, Eva von Hanno

Votes: 699

49. Deathtrap (1982)

PG | 116 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.0
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54 Metascore

A Broadway playwright puts murder in his plan to take credit for a student's play.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Michael Caine, Christopher Reeve, Dyan Cannon, Irene Worth

Votes: 11,795 | Gross: $19.28M

50. The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez (1982)

PG | 106 min | Western

6.9
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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: 351


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