Feature Film, Released between 1983-01-01 and 1983-12-31, Rating Count at least 300 (Sorted by IMDb Rating Descending)



1. Blue Mountains, or Unbelievable Story (1983)

97 min | Comedy, Drama

8.9
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An author - a passive young man - enters the Soviet-controlled bureaucracy of Georgia attempting to get his novel published only to be neglected and compartmentalized at every turn.

Director: Eldar Shengelaia | Stars: Ramaz Giorgobiani, Vasil Kakhniashvili, Teimuraz Chirgadze, Ivane Sakvarelidze

Votes: 1,444

2. Sagara Sangamam (1983)

160 min | Musical, Romance, Drama

8.7
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A classical dancer, Balakrishna, (Kamal Haasan) faces many struggles, but is eventually redeemed.

Director: K. Viswanath | Stars: Kamal Haasan, Jaya Prada, Sarath Babu, Sailaja S.P.

Votes: 2,422

3. Gospodin za edin den (1983)

87 min | Comedy, Drama

8.6
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This film is a comedy about a poor man, named Poorco. Poorco always fails in his attempt to escape from poverty. The film illustrates the social and the moral atmosphere in Bulgaria during the 1930's.

Director: Nikolai Volev | Stars: Todor Kolev, Yordanka Stefanova, Itschak Fintzi, Stoyan Gudev

Votes: 1,038

4. Masoom (1983)

Not Rated | 165 min | Drama, Family, Musical

8.5
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A happy family goes through turbulent times because of a big mistake by one of the family members.

Director: Shekhar Kapur | Stars: Naseeruddin Shah, Shabana Azmi, Jugal Hansraj, Urmila Matondkar

Votes: 3,193

5. Sadma (1983)

141 min | Romance

8.4
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A head injury causes a woman to regresses to childhood. Lost and confused, she is eventually befriended by a school teacher.

Director: Balu Mahendra | Stars: Kamal Haasan, Sridevi, Gulshan Grover, Silk Smitha

Votes: 2,671

6. Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro (1983)

Not Rated | 132 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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Two friends, attempting to start-up their own photo studio, come across shady dealings, corruption and murder, and must fight to bring the guilty to light.

Director: Kundan Shah | Stars: Naseeruddin Shah, Ravi Baswani, Bhakti Barve, Satish Shah

Votes: 11,857

7. Scarface (1983)

R | 170 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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65 Metascore

In 1980 Miami, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug cartel and succumbs to greed.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Steven Bauer, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

Votes: 679,161 | Gross: $45.60M

8. Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)

PG | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.3
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58 Metascore

After a daring mission to rescue Han Solo from Jabba the Hutt, the Rebels dispatch to Endor to destroy the second Death Star. Meanwhile, Luke struggles to help Darth Vader back from the dark side without falling into the Emperor's trap.

Director: Richard Marquand | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams

Votes: 878,680 | Gross: $309.13M

9. Rembetiko (1983)

110 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.2
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The story of a group of Rembetes, singers and musicians of the Greek equivalent to the blues, in the early decades of the 20th century, seen through the eyes of a young female singer.

Director: Costas Ferris | Stars: Sotiria Leonardou, Nikos Kalogeropoulos, Michalis Maniatis, Themis Bazaka

Votes: 2,438

10. Ardh Satya (1983)

130 min | Crime, Drama

8.2
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A newly appointed police rookie deals with corruption, romance, and brutality.

Director: Govind Nihalani | Stars: Om Puri, Smita Patil, Amrish Puri, Shafi Inamdar

Votes: 1,420

11. The Wall (1983)

Not Rated | 117 min | Drama

8.1
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Teens in a Turkish prison struggle to survive under hideous conditions. Made by dying Yilmaz Guney in France, after he escaped from a Turkish prison, enabling him to accept his award at ... See full summary »

Director: Yilmaz Güney | Stars: Tuncel Kurtiz, Ayse Emel Mesci Kuray, Malik Berrichi, Nicolas Hossein

Votes: 3,437

12. Nostalgia (1983)

Not Rated | 125 min | Drama

8.1
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A Russian poet and his interpreter travel to Italy to research the life of an 18th-century composer.

Director: Andrei Tarkovsky | Stars: Oleg Yankovskiy, Erland Josephson, Domiziana Giordano, Patrizia Terreno

Votes: 19,511 | Gross: $0.01M

13. Sekerpare (1983)

90 min | Comedy, History, Romance

8.0
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In the harsh times of the small time crime in Istanbul, a conscientious police officer Cumali is recognized by the police chief Ziver Bey who sees Cumali as a threat and matches him with Sekerpare, a famous harlot.

Director: Atif Yilmaz | Stars: Ilyas Salman, Sener Sen, Yaprak Özdemiroglu, Aysen Gruda

Votes: 5,219

14. State buoni se potete (1983)

115 min | Drama

8.0
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Around the year 1500, the Italian priest Don Filippo Neri helps street kids and orphans in his poor little chapel. He is no clergyman by the book, but a true believer in terms good and bad ... See full summary »

Director: Luigi Magni | Stars: Johnny Dorelli, Philippe Leroy, Rodolfo Bigotti, Flora Carabella

Votes: 1,185

15. Jára Cimrman Lying, Sleeping (1983)

81 min | Biography, Comedy

8.0
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Czech comedy film about the fictional national hero Jára Cimrman (universal genius, inventor, sportsman, criminologist, poet, writer and philosopher).

Director: Ladislav Smoljak | Stars: Zdenek Sverák, Valérie Kaplanová, Petr Cepek, Josef Abrhám

Votes: 850

16. A Christmas Story (1983)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Family

8.0
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77 Metascore

In the 1940s, a young boy named Ralphie attempts to convince his parents, his teacher and Santa that a Red Ryder BB gun really is the perfect Christmas gift.

Director: Bob Clark | Stars: Peter Billingsley, Melinda Dillon, Darren McGavin, Scott Schwartz

Votes: 122,654 | Gross: $20.61M

17. Barefoot Gen (1983)

TV-PG | 83 min | Animation, Biography, Drama

8.0
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A powerful statement against war, Barefoot Gen is a disturbing story about the effect of the atomic bomb on a boy's life and the lives of the Japanese people.

Director: Mori Masaki | Stars: Issei Miyazaki, Catherine Battistone, Yoshie Shimamura, Iona Morris

Votes: 6,609

18. The Story of the Voyages (1983)

101 min | Adventure, Family

7.9
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In a medieval fantasy kingdom, two orphans, May and his sister Martha, live in poverty. A group of robbers kidnap May to use his magic talent: he feels sick when surrounded by gold, therefore he can feel gold from a long distance.

Director: Aleksandr Mitta | Stars: Andrey Mironov, Tatyana Aksyuta, Lev Durov, Kseniya Piryatinskaya

Votes: 801

19. The Tale (1983)

141 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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Rajaram P. Joshi (Naseeruddin Shah) is a middle-class Clerk living in a chawl in Bombay. He is secretly in love with his neighbor, Sandhya Karnik (Deepti Naval) but is unable to disclose ... See full summary »

Director: Sai Paranjape | Stars: Naseeruddin Shah, Farooq Shaikh, Deepti Naval, Jalal Agha

Votes: 946

20. A Railway Station for Two (1983)

141 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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A waitress from the provincial railway station falls in love with an accidental passenger. Before this passenger lies the menace of distant prison for the crime he didn't commit.

Director: Eldar Ryazanov | Stars: Lyudmila Gurchenko, Oleg Basilashvili, Nikita Mikhalkov, Nonna Mordyukova

Votes: 2,566

21. El Sur (1983)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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A woman reflects on her childhood relationship with her father, attempting to understand the depths of his despair and the truth of his myths.

Director: Víctor Erice | Stars: Omero Antonutti, Sonsoles Aranguren, Icíar Bollaín, Lola Cardona

Votes: 3,926

22. Slyozy kapali (1983)

84 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.9
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One evening after a hard day at the office, Pavel Ivanovich Vasin starts to behave quite strangely to family and friends. He leaves home and for the next 24 hours continues to do strange ... See full summary »

Director: Georgiy Daneliya | Stars: Evgeniy Leonov, Iya Savvina, Nina Grebeshkova, Olga Mashnaya

Votes: 514

23. The Ballad of Narayama (1983)

Not Rated | 130 min | Drama

7.9
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In a poor 19th century rural Japanese village, everyone who reaches the age of 70 has to climb a nearby mountain to die. An old woman is getting close to the cut-off age, and we follow her last days with her family.

Director: Shôhei Imamura | Stars: Ken Ogata, Sumiko Sakamoto, Tonpei Hidari, Aki Takejô

Votes: 6,449

24. Tokatçi (1983)

83 min | Comedy, Crime

7.8
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A tragicomedy dramatizing how an innocent villager is driven into the crime world only to collect enough cash to make his biggest dream come true: Return to his village home and marry the girl next door.

Director: Natuk Baytan | Stars: Kemal Sunal, Nazan Saatçi, Sevket Altug, Ali Sen

Votes: 4,433

25. The Millennial Bee (1983)

162 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.8
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A historic mega-film, one family saga, three generations (1887 -1917) assimilated to the bee community in the hive. The queen bee serves as a big mother that symbolizes the family and ... See full summary »

Director: Juraj Jakubisko | Stars: Jozef Kroner, Stefan Kvietik, Michal Docolomanský, Jana Janovská

Votes: 481

26. The Right Stuff (1983)

PG | 193 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.8
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91 Metascore

The story of the original Mercury 7 astronauts and their macho, seat-of-the-pants approach to the space program.

Director: Philip Kaufman | Stars: Sam Shepard, Scott Glenn, Ed Harris, Dennis Quaid

Votes: 53,156 | Gross: $21.50M

27. Balkan ekspres (1983)

102 min | Comedy, War

7.8
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Group of petty criminals is trying to make some money under the disguise of musical band in Nazi-occupied Serbia.

Director: Branko Baletic | Stars: Dragan Nikolic, Bora Todorovic, Tanja Boskovic, Velimir 'Bata' Zivojinovic

Votes: 1,911

28. Le Bal (1983)

109 min | History, Musical

7.8
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Dance moves, music and fashion mark the passage of time inside a Paris dance hall, throughout fifty years of history.

Director: Ettore Scola | Stars: Étienne Guichard, Régis Bouquet, Francesco De Rosa, Arnault LeCarpentier

Votes: 2,313

29. Zelig (1983)

PG | 79 min | Comedy

7.7
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"Documentary" about a man who can look and act like whoever he's around, and meets various famous people.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Patrick Horgan, John Buckwalter

Votes: 37,644 | Gross: $11.80M

30. Antarctica (1983)

G | 143 min | Adventure, Drama

7.7
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Two Japanese scientists, Ushioda and Ochi, develop a bond with their sled dogs while on an expedition in Antarctica. Ushioda and Ochi eventually leave Antarctica, only to return to search ... See full summary »

Director: Koreyoshi Kurahara | Stars: Ken Takakura, Tsunehiko Watase, Eiji Okada, Masako Natsume

Votes: 1,342

31. El Norte (1983)

R | 141 min | Drama

7.7
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67 Metascore

Peasants escaping mindless labor and a murderous Guatemalan government head to America in hopes for something better.

Director: Gregory Nava | Stars: Zaide Silvia Gutiérrez, David Villalpando, Ernesto Gómez Cruz, Alicia del Lago

Votes: 4,500

32. I Enjoy the World with You (1983)

82 min | Comedy, Family

7.7
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Three middle-aged men go for a vacation with their children and learn to cope with their needs without their wives. Quickly, they plan to exhaust the kids to have some time off, but nothing really works out as planned.

Director: Marie Polednáková | Stars: Július Satinský, Jana Sulcová, Václav Postránecký, Eliska Balzerová

Votes: 1,050

33. And the Ship Sails On (1983)

PG | 128 min | Drama, History, Music

7.6
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In 1914, a luxury ship leaves Italy in order to scatter the ashes of a famous opera singer. A lovable bumbling journalist chronicles the voyage and meets the singer's many eccentric friends and admirers.

Director: Federico Fellini | Stars: Freddie Jones, Barbara Jefford, Victor Poletti, Peter Cellier

Votes: 4,969

34. Woh 7 Din (1983)

139 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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Maya, coming from poor family, is married to the affluent Dr. Anand; but she tries to commit suicide on the nuptial night. She tells Anand that she was in love with Prem whose ambition was ... See full summary »

Director: Bapu | Stars: Anil Kapoor, Padmini Kolhapure, Naseeruddin Shah, Raju Shrestha

Votes: 1,001

35. The Meaning of Life (1983)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Musical

7.6
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The comedy team takes a look at life in all its stages in their own uniquely silly way.

Directors: Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam | Stars: John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones

Votes: 106,596 | Gross: $14.93M

36. Mandi (1983)

167 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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This classic film is based on a classic Urdu short story 'Aanandi' by Pakistani writer Ghulam Abbas. It deals with a brothel at the heart of a city, in an area that some politicians want ... See full summary »

Director: Shyam Benegal | Stars: Shabana Azmi, Smita Patil, Naseeruddin Shah, Amrish Puri

Votes: 588

37. The Dresser (1983)

PG | 118 min | Drama

7.6
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Personal Assistant Norman (Sir Tom Courtenay) of deteriorating veteran actor Sir (Albert Finney) struggles to get him through a difficult performance of King Lear.

Director: Peter Yates | Stars: Albert Finney, Tom Courtenay, Edward Fox, Zena Walker

Votes: 4,458 | Gross: $5.31M

38. Carmen (I) (1983)

R | 102 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.6
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A group of flamenco dancers are rehearsing a very spanish version of the Prosper Merimee's drama. Antonio (the coreographer) falls in love with Carmen (the main dancer). Their story then ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Saura | Stars: Antonio Gades, Laura del Sol, Paco de Lucía, Marisol

Votes: 2,724

39. The Terence Davies Trilogy (1983)

101 min | Drama

7.5
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Davies' film is divided into three segments entitled "Children", "Madonna and Child", and "Death and Transfiguartion". The segments tell the life of Robert Tucker. The first segment looks ... See full summary »

Director: Terence Davies | Stars: Phillip Mawdsley, Nick Stringer, Valerie Lilley, Robin Hooper

Votes: 460

40. Dexter the Dragon & Bumble the Bear (1983)

84 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.5
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Bumble the Bear (Olivier Bommel) finds an egg that, it turns out, has a cute little dragon in it. However, this dinosaur grows huge every time it is upset. As this causes a lot of problems, Ollie Bommel has to face a difficult dilemma.

Directors: Harrie Geelen, Bjørn Frank Jensen, Bert Kroon | Stars: Fred Benavente, Trudy Libosan, Luc Lutz, Lo van Hensbergen

Votes: 1,427

41. Trading Places (1983)

R | 116 min | Comedy

7.5
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69 Metascore

A snobbish investor and a wily street con artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires.

Director: John Landis | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Dan Aykroyd, Ralph Bellamy, Don Ameche

Votes: 125,164 | Gross: $90.40M

42. Never Cry Wolf (1983)

PG | 105 min | Adventure, Drama

7.5
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A government researcher, sent to research the "menace" of wolves in the north, learns about the true beneficial and positive nature of the species.

Director: Carroll Ballard | Stars: Charles Martin Smith, Brian Dennehy, Zachary Ittimangnaq, Samson Jorah

Votes: 7,213 | Gross: $29.60M

43. How I Was Systematically Destroyed by an Idiot (1983)

98 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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The film follows a life of a homeless, but very well read, Marxist who is coping with Che's death and wishes to live a life of revolutions and workers' uprisings. He is a hypochondriac, ... See full summary »

Director: Slobodan Sijan | Stars: Danilo 'Bata' Stojkovic, Svetislav 'Bule' Goncic, Rados Terzic, Jelisaveta 'Seka' Sablic

Votes: 796

44. The Revolt of Job (1983)

98 min | Drama

7.5
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Hungary, 1943. An elderly Jewish couple, Job and Roza, adopt an unruly non-Jewish child to whom they intend to pass on their wealth and knowledge before Nazi oppression engulfs Hungary.

Directors: Imre Gyöngyössy, Barna Kabay | Stars: Hédi Temessy, Ferenc Zenthe, Gábor Fehér, Heinrich Starhemberg

Votes: 441

45. That Day, on the Beach (1983)

Not Rated | 166 min | Drama

7.5
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Two friends who haven't seen each other for thirteen years reunite. One is a successful concert pianist just back from a European tour and the other has just started a new business.

Director: Edward Yang | Stars: Sylvia Chang, Ming Hsu, Terry Hu, Hou Tao Hsiao

Votes: 605

46. L'Argent (1983)

Not Rated | 85 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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95 Metascore

A forged 500-franc note is passed from person to person until carelessness leads to tragedy.

Director: Robert Bresson | Stars: Christian Patey, Sylvie Van den Elsen, Michel Briguet, Vincent Risterucci

Votes: 7,276

47. Flights in Dreams and in Reality (1983)

92 min | Drama

7.5
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On the eve of his fortieth birthday, a man realizes nothing he has achieved in his life has amounted to very much.

Director: Roman Balayan | Stars: Oleg Yankovskiy, Lyudmila Gurchenko, Oleg Tabakov, Lyudmila Ivanova

Votes: 830

48. Danton (1983)

PG | 136 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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In 1793, as the Terror begins in France, Georges Danton, a champion-of-the-people, returns to clash against Maximilien Robespierre and his extremist party.

Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Wojciech Pszoniak, Anne Alvaro, Roland Blanche

Votes: 5,801

49. Angst (I) (1983)

Not Rated | 87 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

7.4
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A troubled man gets released from prison and starts taking out his sadistic fantasies on an unsuspecting family living in a secluded house.

Director: Gerald Kargl | Stars: Erwin Leder, Robert Hunger-Bühler, Silvia Ryder, Karin Springer

Votes: 7,075

50. Unico in the Island of Magic (1983)

PG | 91 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.4
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A young unicorn named Unico must fight an evil magician and save everyone who's trapped under his spell.

Director: Moribi Murano | Stars: Katsue Miwa, Iruka, Chieko Baishô, Sumi Shimamoto

Votes: 407


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