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 realistic, suspense, suspenseful, captivating, humorous and rough films and TV shows about / with murder, death, danger, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, friendship, violence, blood, restaurant and love plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Biography genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
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year 1982 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1982: We Are the Best! (2013), Wicked City (2015), Capsized: Blood in the Water (2019), The Last Unicorn (1982), Bohemian Rhapsody (2018), Beirut (2018), Loving Pablo (2017), Persepolis (2007), Lebanon (2009), Fair Game (2010).

List of year 1982 movies

We Are the Best! (2013)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Three girls in 1980s Stockholm decide to form a punk band -- despite not having any instruments and being told by everyone that punk is dead.
Style: feel good, touching, stylized, lyrical, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: teenager, music, punk, coming of age, friendship, rebellion, cheerleading, punk rock, ambition, best friends, teenage life, teenage girl ...
Time: 80s, year 1982, 70s, 20th century
Place: sweden, tokyo, california, eastern europe, scandinavia ...
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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: erotic, suspense, captivating, realistic, tense
Plot: serial killer, police, murder investigation, murder, police detective, hollywood, killer, lapd, crimes, violence, friendship, couples ...
Time: year 1982, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
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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, disturbing, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: shark attack, shark, killer shark, storm at sea, survival, disaster, natural disaster, struggle for survival, sea disaster, boat accident, visual hallucination, animal attack ...
Time: 20th century, year 1982
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The Last Unicorn (1982)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, 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: touching, exciting, feel good, fairy tale, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: unicorn, good versus evil, adventure, magic, friendship, horse, rescue, medieval, heroic mission, dragon, mythology, magician ...
Time: year 1982, 80s
Place: ireland
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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, sad, tragic ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, lgbt, musician, aids, music, singer, rock band, fame, friendship between men, musician's life, rock concert, homosexual ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s, future, year 1970 ...
Place: england, atlanta georgia, britain, edinburgh scotland, munich germany ...
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Beirut (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A former U. S. diplomat returns to service in order to save a former colleague in Beirut.
Style: political, suspense, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Plot: terrorist, hostage, terrorism, arab, spy, espionage, attack, war, heroes, fight, israeli palestinian conflict, mission ...
Time: year 1982, year 1972, 80s, 70s
Place: middle east, lebanon, beirut lebanon, israel, palestine
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Loving Pablo (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Spain, Bulgaria
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The film chronicles the rise and fall of the world's most feared drug lord Pablo Escobar and his volatile love affair with Colombia's most famous journalist Virginia Vallejo throughout a reign of terror that tore a country apart.
Style: factual, serious, rough, exciting, brutal
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug cartel, drug lord, cocaine, drugs, drug smuggling, colombian drug cartel, assassination, husband wife relationship, journalist, congress, fighting crime, drug dealing ...
Time: 80s, year 1981, year 1984, year 1992, year 1993 ...
Place: colombia, panama, south america, latin america, florida
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Persepolis (2007)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1970s Iran, Marjane 'Marji' Statrapi watches events through her young eyes and her idealistic family of a long dream being fulfilled of the hated Shah's defeat in the Iranian Revolution of 1979. However as Marji grows up, she ...
Style: adult animation, thought provoking, political, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: coming of age, iraq iran war, revolution, politics, freedom, self discovery, women, culture clash, parent child relationship, family relations, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 90s, year 1986, year 1982 ...
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran, france, sweden ...
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Lebanon (2009)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Israel, France, Germany, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: June, 1982 - The First Lebanon War. A lone tank and a paratroopers platoon are dispatched to search a hostile town - a simple mission that turns into a nightmare. The four members of a tank crew find themselves in a violent situation that they ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, disturbing, suspenseful, sincere ...
Plot: military, war, tank, mission gone awry, military life, leadership, confined, behind enemy lines, sergeant, lebanese, deathtrap, moral dilemma ...
Time: 80s, year 1982, 20th century
Place: lebanon, middle east, big ben london
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Fair Game (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Wife and mother Valerie Plame (Naomi Watts) has a double life as a CIA operative, hiding her vocation from family and friends. Her husband, Joseph Wilson (Sean Penn), writes a controversial article in The New York Times, refuting stories about the ...
Style: political, intense, factual, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: cia, politics, corruption, spy, espionage, political conspiracy, secret service, journalism, newspaper, conspiracy theory, cia agent, political corruption ...
Time: year 2002, year 1995, year 2003, year 2001, year 1993 ...
Place: africa, middle east, washington d.c., iraq, east africa ...
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Uncommon Valor (1983)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A group of Vietnam War veterans re-unite to rescue one of their own left behind and taken prisoner by the Vietnamese...
Style: intense, suspense, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, military, prison, jungle, survival, war, adventure, rescue, soldier, captivity, missing person, against the odds ...
Time: 80s, year 1973, 70s, year 1972, year 1977 ...
Place: vietnam, texas, california, laos, bangkok thailand ...
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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, humorous, captivating, light
Plot: gangsters, criminal underworld, gang, brothel, violence, prison, prison escape, bandit, criminal, gang war, gunned down, police shootout ...
Time: 80s, year 1982
Place: bombay india
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Let the Right One In (2008)
Genre: 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, captivating, atmospheric, dark, suspense ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: vampire, supernatural, bullying, loneliness, coming of age, deadly creature, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, snow, friendship, child vampire, bully, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982, 18th century
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe
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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, gothic, suspense, gothic horror, semi serious ...
Plot: writers, haunted house, house, guilty pleasure, creature, mysticism, twists and turns, black cat, murder, estate, family gatherings, curses spells and rituals ...
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: apocalyptic, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pandemic, disaster, apocalypse, epidemic, submarine, post apocalypse, infection, virus, chaos, deadly virus, distopia, winter ...
Time: 80s, year 1982, year 1981, year 1988, year 1983
Place: antarctica, paris france, manhattan new york city, washington d.c., empire state building manhattan new york city ...
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England Is Mine (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A portrait of Steven Patrick Morrissey and his early life in 1970s Manchester before he went on to become lead singer of seminal 1980s band The Smiths.
Style: realistic, factual, inspirational, captivating
Plot: rock band, singer, musician, depression, rock music, gay, music, musician's life, writers, art exhibition, punk rock, beer ...
Time: year 1976, 70s, year 1982
Place: england, manchester
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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: erotic, suspense, rough, suspenseful, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: mother son incest, incest, sex, male nudity, puberty, mother son relationship, older woman teenage boy sex, sex with a minor, boy, female nudity, erotica, prostitute mother ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937, 70s, 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, disturbing, suspense, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: disco, gay hustler, nightclub, addiction, nightlife, lifestyle, social decay, actor's life, society, artists and showbiz, gay husband, social relations ...
Time: 70s, year 1976, 20th century, year 1977, year 1980 ...
Place: montreal, canada, new york, toronto ontario canada, quebec
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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, captivating, exciting, emotional, humorous ...
Plot: money laundering, pilot, cia, drug cartel, drugs, smuggler, cocaine, fbi, drug traffic, drug smuggling, money, true crime ...
Time: 80s, year 1978, year 1985, year 1982, year 1980 ...
Place: colombia, latin america, usa, panama, central america ...
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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 ...
Style: erotic
Plot: sex scene, making love, friend, doctor, divorce, love, lawyer, car accident, private detective, daughter, youth, guitarist ...
Time: 80s, 90s, year 1999, year 1996, year 1991 ...
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: microfilm
Plot: quiz, heroes, chase, marriage ceremony, shopping, countdown, ballet, flying, good versus evil, tennis, thunderstorm, arrest ...
Time: year 1982, 80s
Place: italy
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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: slasher, bloody, cult film, psycho film
Plot: serial killer, mental institution, murder, paranormal, escaped mental patient, rage, death, student, violence, insane, slaughtered, deeply disturbed person ...
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, women, female friendship, sibling relationship, woman, job, sex toy, employment, sister sister relationship, lingerie
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: empire, mortality, remorse, selfishness, radio dj, adoption, one night stand, african american, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, birth mother, memory, regret ...
Time: year 1982
Place: new york, san francisco, manhattan new york city, pennsylvania
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Eloise (2016)
Genre: Horror, 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, rough, suspenseful, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, time travel, haunted, mad doctor, missing person, brutality, torture, little girl, supernatural, trapped, inheritance ...
Time: year 1982
Place: michigan
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Black Mass (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.
Style: suspense, factual, intense, brutal, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, organized crime, corruption, fbi, murder, crimes, illness, brutality, true crime, arms dealing, violence ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1981, year 1995 ...
Place: boston, new jersey, usa, massachusetts, santa monica california ...
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The Rack Pack (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The 1980s snooker rivalry between Alex “Hurricane” Higgins and Steve “The Nugget” Davis, two very different personalities who helped popularise the sport on TV.
Style: disturbing, light, sincere, unusual plot structure, captivating ...
Plot: snooker, alcohol abuse, alcoholic, british, professional sports, professional athlete, self destructing, rivalry, husband wife relationship, manager, wager, professional rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 70s, year 1982
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Harbinger Down (2015)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A group of grad students have booked passage on the fishing trawler Harbinger to study the effects of global warming on a pod of Orcas in the Bering Sea. When the ship's crew dredges up a recently thawed piece of old Soviet space wreckage, ...
Style: suspense, rough, tense, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: alien, creature feature, infection, winter, fishing boat, military, scientist, snow, creature, transformation, fear, ship ...
Time: year 1982
Place: alaska
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Longhorns (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A sexually active Texas college guy begins to reevaluate his practice of mutual masturbation with straight buddies after he meets an unapologetically gay fellow student.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, sexy, sex comedy ...
Plot: gay, male nudity, best friends, gay sex, buddies, youth, closeted gay, fraternity, lgbt, self discovery, couples, sexual relations ...
Time: 20th century, year 1982, 80s
Place: texas, austin texas
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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, music band, chaos, coincidence, hopes, save the world, japanese schoolgirl, humanity in peril, twists and turns, end of the world, distopia, asteroid ...
Time: 70s, future, 80s, contemporary, year 2012 ...
Place: japan, asia
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