Year 1982 movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant year 1982 movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, suspenseful, cult film, humorous, captivating and realistic films and TV shows about / with violence, father son relationship, danger, death, chase, gun, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), mother son relationship and blood plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Horror genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
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year 1982 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1982: Capsized: Blood in the Water (2019), The Last Unicorn (1982), Neither Hero Nor Traitor (2020), American Fable (2016), Shootout at Wadala (2013), The Thing (1982), Let the Right One In (2008), House of the Long Shadows (1983), Day of Resurrection (1980), Bohemian Rhapsody (2018).

List of year 1982 movies

Capsized: Blood in the Water (2019)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Based on the harrowing true story of an October 1982 shark encounter. After a yacht bound for Florida capsizes during an unexpected storm, its crew is left to drift for days in the chilling waters of the Atlantic where they become prey to a group of ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, intense, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: shark attack, storm at sea, killer shark, shark, survival, struggle for survival, water, storm, yacht, fear, animal attack, hallucination ...
Time: year 1982, 20th century
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The Last Unicorn (1982)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, West Germany, Japan, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: From a riddle-speaking butterfly, a unicorn learns that she is supposedly the last of her kind, all the others having been herded away by the Red Bull. The unicorn sets out to discover the truth behind the butterfly's words. She is eventually ...
Style: exciting, feel good, touching, light, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: unicorn, magic, adventure, good versus evil, dragon, rescue, friendship, heroic mission, wizards and magicians, heroes, imaginary, prince ...
Time: year 1982, 80s
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Argentine Soldier Known Only to God (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Argentina
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Argentine Soldier Only Known to God is a war fiction feature film, focused on the human drama of three young men from a small town in Traslasierra, Córdoba, who from very different ideological places are forever transformed by the Malvinas War.
Style: suspense, captivating, sincere, based on true events, entertaining
Plot: young soldier, violence, soldier, friendship between boys, war veteran, drastic change of life, wartime life, military, friendship, society, love affair, romantic relationship ...
Time: 80s, year 1982
Place: argentina
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Neither Hero Nor Traitor (2020)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Argentina
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Matías dreams of going to study music in Spain. He must convince his girlfriend to join him later and deal with his father's opposition. But the board changes completely when the Falklands war is declared and he is called to fight.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: coming of age, father son relationship, lifestyle change, changing lives, family relations, drastic change of life, wartime life, relationships, character change, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, wartime, male female relationship ...
Time: year 1982
Place: argentina
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American Fable (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When 11-year-old Gitty discovers that her father, Abe, a good and beloved farmer, is holding a wealthy man hostage in their abandoned silo in order to save their suffering farm, she befriends the captive in secret. As the truth unfolds about who he ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, enigmatic, suspense, tense ...
Plot: farmer, little girl, hostage, psychopath, moral dilemma, dark secret, female protagonist, child in peril, threat, ransom, loner, child's point of view ...
Time: 80s, year 1982
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Shootout at Wadala (2013)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: The first-ever registered encounter by the Mumbai Police, which took place on November 1, 1982. It's based on a true story.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, light, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: criminal underworld, gangsters, gang, brothel, violence, prison, prison escape, bollywood, cleavage, gangster, gunfight
Time: 80s, year 1982
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 8.1
 385K
The Thing (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people it kills.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, alien, alien encounter, space and aliens, paranoia, lovecraftian, fear, survival, evil, creature, scientist, mutation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: antarctica, south pole
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Let the Right One In (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Set in 1982 in the suburb of Blackeberg, Stockholm, twelve-year-old Oskar is a lonely outsider, bullied at school by his classmates; at home, Oskar dreams of revenge against a trio of bullies. He befriends his twelve-year-old, next-door neighbor ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, captivating, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: bullying, supernatural, vampire, friendship, loneliness, bully, deadly creature, hidden identity, mysterious character, youth, immortality, vampire human love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1700s, 18th century, year 1982
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden, eastern europe, scandinavia
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House of the Long Shadows (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An American writer goes to a remote Welsh manor on a $20,000 bet: can he write a classic novel like "Wuthering Heights" in twenty-four hours? Upon his arrival, however, the writer discovers that the manor, thought empty, actually has ...
Style: slasher, realistic, semi serious, humorous, surprise ending ...
Plot: murder, reunion, house, writers, black cat, mystery, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, family gatherings, deadly, crimes, investigation ...
Time: 80s, year 1982
Place: wales
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Day of Resurrection (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Scientists in Antarctica desperately try to find a cure to a military virus that was released in a plane crash and has wiped out the rest of the world.
Style: bleak, futuristic, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, experiment gone awry, survival, chaos, genetic engineering, nuclear holocaust, race against time, catastrophe, air disaster, escapades, heroes, save the world ...
Time: year 1981, year 1988, year 1983, year 1982, 80s
Place: antarctica, usa, london, new york, tokyo ...
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Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Singer Freddie Mercury, guitarist Brian May, drummer Roger Taylor and bass guitarist John Deacon take the music world by storm when they form the rock 'n' roll band Queen in 1970. Hit songs like "Killer Queen", "Bohemian ...
Style: inspirational, touching, rough, based on true events, sexy ...
Plot: singer, rock band, musician, gay, music band, fame, musician's life, friendship between men, lgbt, aids, desire for fame, rise to the top ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, year 1970, year 1975 ...
Place: england, britain, atlanta georgia, munich germany, edinburgh scotland ...
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Love Strange Love (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Man remembers 48 crucial hours in his life when, as a teenager, he visited his mother, the favorite woman of an important politician, in a bordello owned by her, right before some important political changes in Brazil, in 1937. In those hours, he ...
Style: suspenseful, unusual plot structure, suspense, twists and turns, rough
Plot: mother son incest, incest, sex with a minor, sex with mother, boy, male nudity, undressing, girl, party, female nudity, teenage girl, puberty ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937, year 1982
Place: brazil
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Funkytown (2011)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Set in Montreal during the disco phenomenon some 35 years ago, Funkytown follows the life of a group of colorful characters. We follow their lives and tribulations as everyone converges on a regular basis at Montreal's hot disco spot: ...
Style: serious, captivating, disturbing, suspense, sexy ...
Plot: disco, nightclub, gay hustler, lifestyle, addiction, nightlife, social decay, artists and showbiz, actor's life, society, social relations, gay husband ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1982, year 1971, year 1973 ...
Place: canada, montreal, new york, quebec, toronto ontario canada ...
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 5.6
 2K
Permanent (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This comedy, set in 1983 in small town Virginia, centers around a 13 year old and her family. The story of a hairstyle gone incredibly wrong and a young girl's plight to fit in while encountering bullies at a new school.
Style: entertaining, captivating, humorous, light
Plot: beauty salon, parent child relationship, school, family, teenage boy, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, marital problem, husband wife relationship, college, dysfunctional family ...
Time: year 1982
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Strange Justice (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: "Fact-based story about the sexual harassment suit filed by Anita Hill during the appointment trials of Clarence Thomas for the Supreme Court during the George Bush Presidential administration. The film gives both parties a fairly even ...
Plot: message, silver bullet, president, drug addiction, interview, cheering crowd, grandmother, hotel room, choice, damage, subpoena, rumor ...
Time: year 1982, year 1991
Place: missouri, washington d.c.
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 7.2
 167K
American Made (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Japan, Colombia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The true story of pilot Barry Seal, who transported contraband for the CIA and the Medellin cartel in the 1980s.
Style: factual, humorous, exciting, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: money laundering, drug cartel, drug trafficking, pilot, cia, bare ass, true crime, cocaine, cia agent, illegal drugs, united states of america, arms smuggling ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1978, year 1983, year 1986 ...
Place: usa, colombia, latin america, panama, arkansas ...
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The Eyes, the Mouth (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A rich Italian's shocking suicide means different things to his twin brother (Lou Castel), mother (Emmanuelle Riva) and pregnant lover (Angela Molina).
Style: semi autobiographical
Plot: twin brother, widow, funeral, actor, father daughter relationship, new year's eve, twins, attempted murder, twin, shot in the head, suicide, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: year 1982
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 7.3
 160
Un Amore (1999)
Genre: Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Twenty years of the relationship between a man and a woman. We start in the present, as they are both married to other people and are having an adulterous affair with each other. Then we move to their first date and from there chronologically ...
Plot: guitar, lawyer, world cup, daughter, singing, love, friend, male female relationship, private detective, car accident, sex scene, part animation ...
Time: year 1998, year 1985, year 2000, year 1982, year 1994 ...
Place: turin italy
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Sogni mostruosamente proibiti (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Paolo Coniglio (coniglio is the italian translaton of "rabbit") is a naive and clumsy writer in comics publishing, bullied by his manager and the terrible future mother-in-law. To escape his dreary daily routine, he finds himself the star ...
Style: comic, microfilm
Plot: chase, countdown, shopping, marriage ceremony, kiss, tennis, arrest, ballet, good versus evil, timer, quiz, heroes ...
Time: year 1982, 80s
Place: italy
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 4.9
 474
Blood Song (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A psychopath escapes from a mental institution and starts a murder spree, which ends in the pursuing of a young handicapped girl, who once got a blood transfusion from him.
Style: psycho film, cult film, slasher
Plot: murder, mental institution, blood transfusion, escaped mental patient, american horror, stabbing, psycho, mutilation, butcher, strangulation, axe murder, body count ...
Time: 80s, year 1982
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Brief Encounters (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 276 min.
TV show
Story: In the early 1980s the lives of four ordinary women, their husbands, mothers, families and community are turned around when they become Ann Summers party plan saleswomen.
Plot: saleswoman, sibling relationship, sex toy, job, woman, lingerie, women, female friendship, employment, sister sister relationship
Time: 80s, year 1982
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The Sleepy Time Gal (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young woman learns of her adoption and eventually quits her law firm job and goes on a journey to find her birth mother.
Plot: remorse, break up, friendship, mortality, birth mother, black american, regret, cancer, search for mother, family relations, interracial relations, breakup ...
Time: year 1982
Place: pennsylvania, manhattan new york city, new york, san francisco
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 4.6
 4K
Eloise (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Four friends break into an abandoned insane asylum in search of a death certificate which will grant one of them a large inheritance. However, finding it soon becomes the least of their worries in a place haunted by dark memories.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, bleak, rough
Plot: mental institution, time travel, phobia, mental illness, torture, missing person, mad doctor, haunted, inheritance, death certificate, ghost, baby ...
Time: year 1982
Place: michigan
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Wicked City (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: “Wicked City” follows a unique case set in a noteworthy era of L.A. history, starting with a murder case from 1982 centered on the rock ’n’ roll, cocaine-infused revelry of the Sunset Strip. Alliances are formed to solve a serial murder case.
Style: suspense, captivating, realistic, tense, erotic
Plot: serial killer, police, murder investigation, police detective, murder, crimes, danger, couples, uncover truth, friendship, violence, killer ...
Time: 80s, year 1982
Place: los angeles, usa
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Kidnapping Mr. Heineken (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The true story of the kidnapping of Freddy Heineken, the grandson of the founder of the Heineken brewery, and his driver. They were released after a ransom of 35 million Dutch guilders was paid.
Style: tense, serious, exciting, based on true events, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, crimes, crime, criminal heroes, abduction, heist, group of friends, gangsters, betrayal, greed, family, brutality ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: holland, amsterdam, paris france, california
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The Last Face (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Miguel, a heroic Spanish doctor, puts himself in harm's way to deliver medical treatment to the victims of military uprisings in Africa.
Style: emotional, serious, suspense, intense, non-linear
Plot: doctor, love, shooting, riot, life is a bitch, social problems, civil war, childbirth, wounded, female nudity, night, airplane ...
Time: year 1982, year 2003, year 2014
Place: africa, paraguay
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 7.5
 3K
Fish Story (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A rock band writes a song called "Fish Story" based on a sentence from a badly translated novel by a quack translator. The song exceeds the boundaries of space and time and ties people and their stories together. Thirty-seven years go by, ...
Style: witty, humorous, touching, exciting, semi serious ...
Plot: punk band, imaginary, music band, danger, anti heroes, save the world, hopes, anti hero, coincidence, chaos, asteroids and comets, humanity in peril ...
Time: 70s, 80s, future, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: japan, asia
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 5.5
 136K
Pixels (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Video game experts are recruited by the military to fight 1980s-era video game characters who've attacked New York.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: video game, adventure, geek, save the world, danger, heroes, alien attack, family, imaginary, nerd, escapades, transformation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 2015, 2010s ...
Place: new york, usa, london, taj mahal, india ...
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Miss Congeniality (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When the local FBI office receives a letter from a terrorist known only as 'The Citizen', it's quickly determined that he's planning his next act at the Miss America beauty pageant. Because tough-as-nails Gracie Hart is the only ...
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: undercover agent, fish out of water, beauty pageant, working undercover, special agents, fbi agent, tough girl, tomboy, personality change, female agent, crimes, fbi ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 2000, year 1982, 80s ...
Place: texas, usa, manhattan new york city, new york, new jersey ...
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Me, Myself & Irene (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Rhode Island State Trooper Charlie Baileygates has a multiple personality disorder. One personality is crazy and aggressive, while the other is more friendly and laid back. Both of these personalities fall in love with the same woman named Irene ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, mad ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: split personality, schizophrenia, disorder, fall in love, nothing goes right, chases and races, on the run, woman in danger, stupidity, gross out humor, sex aid, african american ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 80s, year 1982
Place: rhode island, usa, new york
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