1983 movies
BMX Bandits

BMX Bandits

BMX Bandits
IMDb: 5.5
88 min

Teens P.J. and Goose get their thrills on BMX bikes, performing hair-raising tricks all across Sydney, Australia. Along with their new friend Judy, they discover a box of walkie-talkies —…

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Project A

Project A

Project A
IMDb: 7.4
106 min

In late 19th Century Hong Kong the British may rule the land, but the pirates rule the waters. One Coast Guard officer is Dragon Ma, who is determined that his…

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So Long, Stooge

So Long, Stooge

So Long, Stooge
IMDb: 7.4
100 min

Lambert, a burned-out case, works the night shift at a gas station, rarely speaking, living alone, drinking. Bensoussan, raised in foster homes, now a small-time pusher for a bar owner…

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Genre: Drama
The Man Who Loved Women

The Man Who Loved Women

The Man Who Loved Women
IMDb: 5.2
110 min

1983 Burt Reynolds version — This is the tale of a sculptor named David who has a major womanizing problem. He goes to seek help from a psychiatrist, Marianna, to…

Genre: Comedy
D.C. Cab

D.C. Cab

D.C. Cab
IMDb: 5.5
100 min

The tale of a hapless group of cabbies and a rundown cab company owned by Harold. Albert comes to town with a dream of starting his own cab company but…

Gorky Park

Gorky Park

Gorky Park
IMDb: 6.8
128 min

Police Inspector Renko tries to solve the case of three bodies found in Moscow\’s Gorky Park but finds his attempts to solve the crime impeded by his superiors. Working on…

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Silkwood

Silkwood

Silkwood
IMDb: 7.2
131 min

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…

Genre: Drama, Thriller
First Desires

First Desires

First Desires
IMDb: 4.7
93 min

Three teenage girls decide to visit a romantic island and find love. They get shipwrecked and end up on different sides of the island. Each girl begins her own romantic…

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Genre: Drama, Romance
Scarface

Scarface

Scarface
IMDb: 8.3
170 min

After getting a green card in exchange for assassinating a Cuban government official, Tony Montana stakes a claim on the drug trade in Miami. Viciously murdering anyone who stands in…

Christine

Christine

Christine
IMDb: 6.7
110 min

Geeky student Arnie Cunningham falls for Christine, a rusty 1958 Plymouth Fury, and becomes obsessed with restoring the classic automobile to her former glory. As the car changes, so does…

Genre: Horror
Sudden Impact

Sudden Impact

Sudden Impact
IMDb: 6.6
117 min

When a young rape victim takes justice into her own hands and becomes a serial killer, it\’s up to Dirty Harry Callahan, on suspension from the SFPD, to bring her…

Genre: Crime
Scalps

Scalps

Scalps
IMDb: 3.8
84 min

Silly group of college science students go an dig around in an indian burial ground for artifacts. Unfortunately, one of them becomes possessed by the evil spirit of Black Claw…

Genre: Horror
Sahara

Sahara

Sahara
IMDb: 5.0
111 min

After her father dies, young Dale takes his place in a trans-African auto race, but ends up being abducted by a desert sheik.

Of Unknown Origin

Of Unknown Origin

Of Unknown Origin
IMDb: 6.1
88 min

A man who recently completed rebuilding a townhouse becomes obsessed with a rat infestation until it becomes an interspecies duel.

Genre: Horror
The Day After

The Day After

The Day After
IMDb: 7.0
127 min

In the mid-1980s, the U.S. is poised on the brink of nuclear war. This shadow looms over the residents of a small town in Kansas as they continue their daily…

Terms of Endearment

Terms of Endearment

Terms of Endearment
IMDb: 7.4
132 min

Aurora and Emma are mother and daughter who march to different drummers. Beginning with Emma\’s marriage, Aurora shows how difficult and loving she can be. The movie covers several years…

Genre: Comedy, Drama
A Christmas Story

A Christmas Story

A Christmas Story
IMDb: 8.0
94 min

The comic mishaps and adventures of a young boy named Ralph, trying to convince his parents, teachers, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect Christmas…

Genre: Comedy, Family
Yentl

Yentl

Yentl
IMDb: 6.5
132 min

Rebbe Mendel is a single father who teaches the Talmud, a sacred text of Judaism, to the boys of his small Polish town. Behind closed doors, he also instructs his…

Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Sleepaway Camp

Sleepaway Camp

Sleepaway Camp
IMDb: 6.3
85 min

Slightly disturbed 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…

Genre: Horror
Star 80

Star 80

Star 80
IMDb: 6.7
103 min

Paul Snider is a narcissistic, small time hustler who fancies himself a ladies man. His life changes when he meets Dorothy Stratten working behind the counter of a Dairy Queen.

Genre: Drama
Richard Pryor: Here and Now

Richard Pryor: Here and Now

Richard Pryor: Here and Now
IMDb: 7.3
95 min

Part live stand-up performance, part documentary, this film is one of comedian Richard Pryor\’s later stand-up performances. As foul-mouthed as ever, Pryor touches on most of the same topics as…

Genre: Comedy
The Dead Zone

The Dead Zone

The Dead Zone
IMDb: 7.2
103 min

Johnny Smith is a schoolteacher with his whole life ahead of him but, after leaving his fiancee\’s home one night, is involved in a car crash which leaves him in…

Genre: Horror
All the Right Moves

All the Right Moves

All the Right Moves
IMDb: 5.9
91 min

Sensitive study of a headstrong high school football star who dreams of getting out of his small Western Pennsylvania steel town with a football scholarship. His equally ambitious coach aims…

Genre: Drama, Romance
Under Fire

Under Fire

Under Fire
IMDb: 7.1
128 min

Three U.S. journalists (Nick Nolte, Joanna Cassidy, Gene Hackman) get too close to one another and their work in 1979 Nicaragua.

Genre: Drama, War
The Right Stuff

The Right Stuff

The Right Stuff
IMDb: 7.8
193 min

A chronicle of the original Mercury astronauts in the formation of America\’s space program: Alan Shepherd, the first American in space; Gus Grissom, the benighted astronaut for whom nothing works…

Genre: Drama, History
Rumble Fish

Rumble Fish

Rumble Fish
IMDb: 7.2
94 min

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.

Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Mickey’s Christmas Carol

Mickey’s Christmas Carol

Mickey’s Christmas Carol
IMDb: 8.0
26 min

It is an adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic A Christmas Carol, featuring Scrooge McDuck as his namesake and inspiration Ebenezer Scrooge and Mickey Mouse as Bob Cratchit. This film…

Genre: Animation, Family
The Key

The Key

The Key
IMDb: 5.5
110 min

After twenty years of marriage, art professor Nino Rolfe attempts to break down his wife Teresa\’s conventional modesty. Noticing her affection for their daughter\’s fiancé, Nino instigates her sexual interest…

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Genre: Drama, Romance
Meantime

Meantime

Meantime
IMDb: 7.2
102 min

A working-class family in London\’s East End is struggling to stay afloat during the recession under Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher\’s premiership. Only the mother Mavis is working; father Frank and…

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The Devonsville Terror

The Devonsville Terror

The Devonsville Terror
IMDb: 4.6
82 min

Dr. Worley investigates a 300-year-old witch\’s curse in the New England town of Devonsville. Three liberated, assertive women move into town, which angers the bigoted, male-dominated town fathers. One of…

Genre: Horror
The Osterman Weekend

The Osterman Weekend

The Osterman Weekend
IMDb: 5.9
103 min

The host of an investigative news show is convinced by the CIA that the friends he has invited to a weekend in the country are engaged in a conspiracy that…

El Norte

El Norte

El Norte
IMDb: 7.7
141 min

Brother and sister Enrique and Rosa flee persecution at home in Guatemala and journey north, through Mexico and on to the United States, with the dream of starting a new…

Never Cry Wolf

Never Cry Wolf

Never Cry Wolf
IMDb: 7.5
105 min

This film dramatizes the true story of Farley Mowat, when he was sent to the Canadian tundra area to collect evidence of the grievous harm the wolf population was allegedly…

Never Say Never Again

Never Say Never Again

Never Say Never Again
IMDb: 6.2
134 min

James Bond returns as the secret agent 007 one more time to battle the evil organization SPECTRE. Bond must defeat Largo, who has stolen two atomic warheads for nuclear blackmail….

The Lonely Lady

The Lonely Lady

The Lonely Lady
IMDb: 2.9
92 min

A young screenwriter allows others to exploit her in the hopes of \”making it\” in Hollywood.

Genre: Drama
Brainstorm

Brainstorm

Brainstorm
IMDb: 6.5
106 min

Two brilliant research scientists have invented a device capable of recording and playing back sensory experiences only to have devastating results when one of them records their own death.

Eddie and the Cruisers

Eddie and the Cruisers

Eddie and the Cruisers
IMDb: 6.9
95 min

Michael Paré stars as Eddie Wilson of the rock band Eddie and Cruisers. The band is at the height of their career in the 1960s when front man Eddie drives…

Genre: Drama, Music
Strange Invaders

Strange Invaders

Strange Invaders
IMDb: 5.5
92 min

Charlie\’s ex-wife disappears, and he goes to where she grew up–a rural town in the midwest–to look for her. But, surprisingly, nobody knows about her or any of her many…

Variety

Variety

Variety
IMDb: 5.2
97 min

A repressed young woman develops a fascination for pornography and voyeurism while selling tickets to adult movies.

Genre: Drama
Frightmare

Frightmare

Frightmare
IMDb: 4.5
86 min

Drama students decide to pay tribute to their favorite horror star by stealing his body from his crypt for a farewell party. They fail to realize their violation of the…

Genre: Horror
The Big Chill

The Big Chill

The Big Chill
IMDb: 7.2
105 min

A couple\’s marital troubles are put on hold while they host an unhappy reunion of former college pals gathered for the funeral of one of their own, a suicide victim…

Genre: Comedy, Drama
Revenge of the Ninja

Revenge of the Ninja

Revenge of the Ninja
IMDb: 6.1
90 min

After his family is killed in Japan by ninjas, Cho and his son Kane come to America to start a new life. He opens a doll shop but is unwittingly…

Mortuary

Mortuary

Mortuary
IMDb: 5.2
93 min

Christie Parson has constant nightmares of her father\’s death whom died in a swimming pool. Christie\’s mother thinks it was an accident, but Christie believes in was murder. Christie then…

Genre: Horror
Nightmares

Nightmares

Nightmares
IMDb: 5.8
99 min

A collection of short stories. In one a woman who leaves her house late at night to drive to the store while a killer is loose encounters some problems. In…

Suburbia

Suburbia

Suburbia
IMDb: 7.1
94 min

When household tensions and a sense of worthlessness overcome Evan, he finds escape when he clings with the orphans of a throw-away society. The runaways hold on to each other…

Genre: Drama, Music
Daniel

Daniel

Daniel
IMDb: 6.7
130 min

The fictionalized story of Daniel, the son of Paul and Rochelle Isaacson, who were executed as Soviet spies in the 1950s. As a graduate student in New York in the…

Genre: Drama
Strange Brew

Strange Brew

Strange Brew
IMDb: 6.7
90 min

Something is rotten at the Elsinore Brewery. Bob and Doug McKenzie (as seen on SCTV) help the orphan Pam regain the brewery founded by her recently-deceased father. But to do…

Genre: Comedy
Yor, the Hunter from the Future

Yor, the Hunter from the Future

Yor, the Hunter from the Future
IMDb: 4.4
98 min

This Italian-Turkish co-production helmed by genre veteran Antonio Margheriti (using the pseudonym \”Anthony M. Dawson\”) was cobbled together from a four-part science-fiction miniseries shown on Italian television. In prehistoric times,…

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Easy Money

Easy Money

Easy Money
IMDb: 6.3
95 min

To inherit his mother-in-law\’s colossal fortune, a hard living, gambling addict must change his unhealthy ways before it gets the best of him.

Genre: Comedy
Exterminators of the Year 3000

Exterminators of the Year 3000

Exterminators of the Year 3000
IMDb: 5.2
90 min

It\’s the year 3000 and a nuclear war has turned the earth into a desert wasteland. A group of survivors living in a cave run out of water and desperately…

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Curse of the Pink Panther

Curse of the Pink Panther

Curse of the Pink Panther
IMDb: 4.3
109 min

Inspector Clouseau disappears, and the Surete wants the world\’s second best detective to look for him. However, Clouseau\’s enemy, Dreyfus, rigs the Surete\’s computer to select, instead, the world\’s WORST…

Genre: Comedy, Crime
Smokey and the Bandit Part 3

Smokey and the Bandit Part 3

Smokey and the Bandit Part 3
IMDb: 3.5
85 min

The Enos duo convince Cletus, aka The Bandit, to come out of hiding and help them promote their new restaurant. With a little coaxing, he agrees, producing an almost-creaky Trigger…

Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Hercules

Hercules

Hercules
IMDb: 3.9
98 min

The film is an odd retelling of the story of Hercules battling the wizard Minos, who uses \”science\” in an attempt to take over the world. Hercules must stop him…

Phar Lap

Phar Lap

Phar Lap
IMDb: 7.3
107 min

Phar Lap, the big bold chestnut reigned as the king of the turf in the depression that gripped Australia of the 1930s. From his humble beginnings the New Zealand bred…

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Genre: Drama, Family
Cujo

Cujo

Cujo
IMDb: 6.1
91 min

A friendly St. Bernard named \”Cujo\” contracts rabies and conducts a reign of terror on a small American town.

Genre: Horror, Thriller
A Blade in the Dark

A Blade in the Dark

A Blade in the Dark
IMDb: 6.0
110 min

A killer stalks a composer staying at a posh Tuscany villa while writing the score to a horror film which has an incriminating clue to the killer\’s identity.

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Genre: Horror, Thriller
Daffy Duck’s Movie: Fantastic Island

Daffy Duck’s Movie: Fantastic Island

Daffy Duck’s Movie: Fantastic Island
IMDb: 7.1
78 min

Daffy Duck and Speedy Gonzales find a treasure map that leads them to a wishing well, which for a penny will grant any wish (through old cartoon footage). Daffy sets…

Genre: Animation
Risky Business

Risky Business

Risky Business
IMDb: 6.8
98 min

Meet Joel Goodson, an industrious, college-bound 17-year-old and a responsible, trustworthy son. However, when his parents go away and leave him home alone in the wealthy Chicago suburbs with the…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
The Star Chamber

The Star Chamber

The Star Chamber
IMDb: 6.3
109 min

Steve Hardin, a young judge, must grapple with his conscience as vicious criminals in his court are going free as a result of slick lawyers finding obscure loopholes in the…

Krull

Krull

Krull
IMDb: 6.1
117 min

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.