6.9/10
211
3 user 6 critic

1982 (2013)

Trailer
1:52 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $3.99 (HD) on Prime Video

A father struggles to protect his daughter from the reality of her mother's drug addiction.

Director:

Tommy Oliver

Writer:

Tommy Oliver
Reviews
4 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

New York Undercover (1994–1999)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Drugs, robbery, corruption, rape, murder. Cops versus criminals. The undercover war has started. Welcome to New York City.

Stars: Malik Yoba, Michael DeLorenzo, Patti D'Arbanville
The Wood (1999)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

While dealing with a friend's cold feet on his wedding day, a writer reminisces about his youth with his best friends.

Director: Rick Famuyiwa
Stars: Elayn J. Taylor, Omar Epps, Richard T. Jones
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

A charismatic drug lord tries to start a new life after he falls for a young woman from Philadelphia.

Director: Preston A. Whitmore II
Stars: Erica Peeples, Misan Akuya, George Arvanitidis
Holiday Heart (TV Movie 2000)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A drag queen takes in a drug addict and her daughter and helps raise the daughter.

Director: Robert Townsend
Stars: Ving Rhames, Alfre Woodard, Jesika Reynolds
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Two families from different walks of life learn to work together.

Director: Tyler Perry
Stars: Kathy Bates, Alfre Woodard, Sanaa Lathan
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

Four couples find themselves struggling to save their marriages once again on their annual marriage retreat, while each of them battle through financial, physical, mental, and emotional issues.

Director: Tyler Perry
Stars: Janet Jackson, Tyler Perry, Jill Scott
School Daze (1988)
Comedy | Drama | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A not so popular young man wants to pledge to a popular fraternity at his historically black college.

Director: Spike Lee
Stars: Laurence Fishburne, Giancarlo Esposito, Tisha Campbell-Martin
Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

The story of the rise and fall of an African American vocal group.

Director: Robert Townsend
Stars: Robert Townsend, Michael Wright, Leon
Director: Oualid Mouaness
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Wayne Brady ... Alonzo
Sharon Leal ... Shenae Brown
Ruby Dee ... Rose Brown
Bokeem Woodbine ... Scoop
La La Anthony ... Neecy
Hill Harper ... Tim Brown
Omar Benson Miller ... T.K. Williams
Quinton Aaron ... Turtle
Elise Neal ... Stacy
David Bianchi ... Officer Johnson
Christopher Mann ... Dr. Michaels
Troi Zee ... Maya
Vladimir Versailles ... Johnny The Waiter (as Vladimi Versailles)
Malikha Mallette ... Panacea Clinic Nurse
Shaun Paul Costello ... Paramedic
Edit

Storyline

1982, a film inspired by true events at the onset of the crack epidemic in Philadelphia, tells the story of a father and his efforts to protect his gifted daughter from the insidious epidemic which has literally come home via her drug-addicted mother. As his wife becomes more distant and unreliable, he struggles to raise his daughter on his own, while still striving to help his wife become clean. In the process, he learns some hard truths about his marriage and his life, which will ultimately test him as a parent, a husband, and a man Written by AnonymousB

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, some violence and a sexual situation
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Official Facebook

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 October 2013 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Confluential Films See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Won the Audience Award at the Pan African Film Festival. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
True to form
28 April 2016 | by stacyr-50945See all my reviews

I just read a review where someone stated that they couldn't see how a mom could go from being good to bad so fast well let me tell you by experience this movie got it right. Drugs can take an upper middle class very well educated loving devoted mother and wife and turn her into a monster over night. I love the fact that this movie shows how addiction affects family and the fact that it was the mom and not the dad who was an addict. In reality a larger number of addict are upper middle class women not men. A must see movie especially for those whom have no idea how addiction changes the user in an instant nor the effects it has on their family and friends. Well done Hill Harper and thank you for this heart achingly wonderful movie... From a 6yr recovering addict


13 of 13 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 3 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Comedy Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular comedy titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed