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, serious, sexy, clever, interesting and suspense films and TV shows about / with mentor, runaway, dialogue, culture clash, adaptation, storytelling, catastrophe, profanity, friendship and brutality plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
year 1982
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year 1982 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1982: Capsized: Blood in the Water (2019), Funkytown (2011), Kidnapping Mr. Heineken (2015), All Good Things (2010), Pixels (2015), We Are the Best! (2013), The Normal Heart (2014), When Harry Met Sally... (1989), Tootsie (1982), The Thing (2011).

List of year 1982 movies

Capsized: Blood in the Water (2019)
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
TV show
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, suspense, scary, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: shark attack, shark, killer shark, survival, struggle for survival, lifeboat, boat accident, research, boat, danger, natural disaster, screaming in fear ...
Time: year 1982, 20th century
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 6.3
 809
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, suspense, disturbing, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: disco, nightclub, gay hustler, lifestyle, addiction, nightlife, social decay, artists and showbiz, society, actor's life, gay husband, drug addiction ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973, year 1972, year 1971 ...
Place: canada, montreal, montreal quebec, new york, quebec ...
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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, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, group of friends, heist, gangsters, abduction, betrayal, greed, family, brutality ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: holland, amsterdam, paris france, california
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All Good Things (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Newly-discovered facts, court records and speculation are used to elaborate the true love story and murder mystery of the most notorious unsolved murder case in New York history.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, enigmatic, disturbing ...
Plot: disappearance, mystery, murder, mentally unstable, missing person, dysfunctional marriage, investigation, crimes, high society, domestic violence, overbearing parent, love affair ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 2000, year 1971, year 1978 ...
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, paris france, florida ...
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 5.5
 130K
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, semi serious, exciting, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: video game, adventure, save the world, danger, heroes, geek, alien attack, family, imaginary, nerd, escapades, alien ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1982, 2010s ...
Place: usa, new york, taj mahal, india, london ...
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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, semi serious, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, punk, music band, music, rebellion, teenage life, best friends, ambition, girl band, teenager, coming of age, social misfits ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982, 70s
Place: sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe, stockholm sweden, tokyo ...
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The Normal Heart (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The story of the onset of the HIV-AIDS crisis in New York City in the early 1980s, taking an unflinching look at the nation's sexual politics as gay activists and their allies in the medical community fight to expose the truth about the ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: gay, aids, gays and lesbians, homosexual, terminal illness, life is a bitch, friendship, male homosexuality, protest, fear, epidemic, prejudice ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981, year 1983, year 1982 ...
Place: new york, usa, washington d.c., manhattan new york city, yale university
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When Harry Met Sally... (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During their travels from Chicago to New York, Harry and Sally Will debate whether or not sex ruins a perfect relationship between a man and a woman. Eleven years later, and they're still no closer to finding the answer.
Style: feel good, sentimental, sincere, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: male female friendship, friendship, unlikely friendships, love and romance, platonic, looking for love, unlikely couple, romance, friends, initially antagonists, up and down relationship, love story ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982, year 1987, 70s ...
Place: new york, usa
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 7.4
 97K
Tootsie (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When struggling, out of work actor Michael Dorsey secretly adopts a female alter ego -- Dorothy Michaels -- in order to land a part in a daytime drama, he unwittingly becomes a feminist icon and ends up in a romantic pickle.
Style: witty, humorous, clever, feel good, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: cross dressing, gender bending, actress, love triangle, love, actor's life, audition, roommate, apology, reputation, actor, live broadcast ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california
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 6.2
 121K
The Thing (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When paleontologist Kate Lloyd travels to an isolated outpost in Antarctica for the expedition of a lifetime, she joins an international team that unearths a remarkable discovery. Their elation quickly turns to fear as they realize that their ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, alien, deadly creature, alien invasion, evil alien, gory, danger, blizzard, chase, mission gone awry, survival, alien encounter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1982
Place: antarctica
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 8.0
 88K
Persepolis (2007)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama, Family, 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: serious, thought provoking, realistic, adult animation, rough ...
Plot: revolution, muslim, freedom, life is a bitch, society, depression, rebellion, self discovery, politics, coming of age, childhood, oppression ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s, 20th century, year 1986 ...
Place: iran, middle east, france, azerbaijan, asia ...
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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, entertaining, humorous, light ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: undercover agent, beauty pageant, special agents, fish out of water, working undercover, tough girl, fbi agent, fbi, beauty queen, investigation, personality change, friendship between girls ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, year 1982, year 2000 ...
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, gross out humor, funny, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: split personality, schizophrenia, disorder, fall in love, chases and races, on the run, nothing goes right, woman in danger, stupidity, african american, sex aid, verbal abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 2000s, year 1982
Place: rhode island, usa, new york
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 4.8
 3K
The Marsh (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Writer Claire Holloway is troubled by nightmares of Rose Marsh Farm. She decides to vacation at the farm which unbeknown to her is haunted by the ghost of a little girl and a teenage boy. Claire enlists the help of Geoffry Hunt to help uncover a ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak, macabre ...
Plot: ghost, investigation, supernatural, countryside, swamp, mentally unstable, haunted by the past, missing person, supernatural ability, danger, mystery, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1982
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 291K
Lord of War (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Germany, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Yuri Orlov is a globetrotting arms dealer and, through some of the deadliest war zones, he struggles to stay one step ahead of a relentless Interpol agent, his business rivals and even some of his customers who include many of the world's most ...
Style: clever, cynical, suspense, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corruption, arms dealer, smuggling, arms dealing, cold war, millionaire, human nature, criminal heroes, interpol, organized crime, crime, rags to riches ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 2000s ...
Place: bolivia, europe, africa, new york, beirut lebanon ...
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 11K
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, suspenseful, atmospheric, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: military, survival, military life, mission gone awry, moral dilemma, battle zone, behind enemy lines, deathtrap, sergeant, lebanese, leadership, confined ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: lebanon, middle east, big ben london
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 281
Judgment (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fact-based story of a Louisiana priest accused of molesting young parishioners, and of the family of one of his victims, caught between their loyalty to their son and to their Church.
Plot: child molester, altar boy, pedophile priest, catholic church, lawsuit, childhood sexual abuse, shaving, catholic priest, clapping, praying, religion, belt ...
Time: 80s, year 1982
Place: louisiana
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 490
Jack (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jack, in full puberty, not only has to deal with his parents' divorce, but also feels his world is falling apart when his dad tells him he is living with a man. He slowly comes to terms with his own feelings when the girl he has a crush on turn ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, humorous, emotional, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming of age, family relations, parents and children, teenage love, family life, self discovery, love and romance, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, youth, single parent, gender ...
Time: contemporary, year 1982, 80s
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 102K
The Iron Lady (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A look at the life of Margaret Thatcher, the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, with a focus on the price she paid for power.
Style: touching, thought provoking, factual, stylized, sincere ...
Plot: politics, leadership, prime minister, female politician, political leader, golden years, alzheimer's disease, feminism, stubbornness, multiple time frames, husband wife relationship, life & death ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: england, london, argentina, europe
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 46K
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: thought provoking, realistic, serious, suspenseful, factual ...
Plot: cia, newspaper, political conspiracy, secret agents, fighting the system, state affairs, crumbling marriage, price of justice, relationship vs career, journalism, dishonesty, government agency ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1982, year 1993, year 1985 ...
Place: usa, iraq, washington d.c., africa, vienna ...
Is relevant ?
 7.9
 236K
Boogie Nights (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Set in 1977, back when sex was safe, pleasure was a business and business was booming, idealistic porn producer Jack Horner aspires to elevate his craft to an art form. Horner discovers Eddie Adams, a hot young talent working as a busboy in a ...
Style: captivating, touching, sentimental, stylized, talky ...
Plot: pornography, porn industry, drug abuse, rise and fall, cocaine, strong sexual content, addiction, sex, fame, showbiz, lifestyle, innocence lost ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: usa, los angeles, california
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 4K
No End (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Taking place in a 1982 Poland a translator loses her husband and becomes a victim of her own sorrow. She looks to sex, to her son, to law, and to hypnotism when she has nothing else in this time of martial law when Solidarity was banned.
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, gloomy, clever ...
Plot: lawyer, death, heart attack, ghost, politics, dealing with death, love and romance, heroes, legal action, society, fighting the system, polish ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: poland, europe, warsaw poland
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 15K
200 Cigarettes (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A collection of twentysomethings try to cope with relationships, loneliness, desire and their individual neuroses.
Style: feel good, talky, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, best friends, new year's eve, couples, love and romance, romance, nightlife, hopes, singleness, twentysomething life, looking for love, sexual dysfunction ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981, year 1982
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city ...
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 6.7
 1K
Jappeloup (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A true sports story that utterly defies the odds, Duguay’s film captures the wild ups and downs of the Olympics-bound career of legendary equine star Jappeloup and his troubled rider, locked in a tense relationship with his horseman father and ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious
Plot: against the odds, ambition, contests and competitions, sport, rivalry, underdog, passionate interest, animal training, equestrian, rider horse relationship, supportive parent, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982, year 1985, year 1986 ...
Place: france
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The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After breaking up with his longtime stage partner, a famous but jaded Vegas magician fights for relevance when a new, "hip" street magician appears on the scene.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: magic, friendship, artists and showbiz, comeback, performance, showbiz, disorder, uninhibited rivalry, partners, performer's life, ambition, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1982
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
Is relevant ?
 5.9
 93K
Jobs (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The story of Steve Jobs' ascension from college dropout into one of the most revered creative entrepreneurs of the 20th century.
Style: serious, realistic, factual, inspirational, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: rise to the top, prodigy, entrepreneur, creativity, business, computers and web, inventions and discoveries, workplace situations, perfectionist, lifestyle, inventor, programmer ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: usa, india, california, new jersey
Is relevant ?
 5.3
 254
Playoff (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Germany, France, Israel
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Playoff tells the story of legendary Israeli basketball coach Ralph Klein. He became a national hero, when he made Maccabi Tel Aviv into European Champions in the late Seventies, one of Israel's first great international sporting successes. But ...
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: immigrants, ambition, sport team, haunted by the past, athlete and trainer, society, father son relationship, basketball game, power relations, singing in a car, single mother, jewish ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984, year 1982, year 1983
Place: germany, europe, israel
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 2K
Zaytoun (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Israel, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Beirut, 1982: a young Palestinian refugee and an Israeli fighter pilot form a tentative bond in their attempt to make their way across war-torn Lebanon back to their home.
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, captivating, tense ...
Plot: friendship, refugee, war, battle zone, refugees, danger, military, soldier, military life, boy, adventure, lebanese ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: lebanon, middle east, beirut lebanon, palestine
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 1K
Voyagers! (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Voyagers! is an American science fiction time travel-based television series that aired on NBC during the 1982–1983 season. The series stars Jon-Erik Hexum and Meeno Peluce.
Style: semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, time machine, changing the past or future, escapades, young heroes, obsessive quest, family, sea disaster, righting the wronged, world war one, heroic mission, race against time ...
Time: year 1982, 80s
Place: france, europe
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 567
The Front Line (2009)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, Belgium, UK, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An Italian man looks back from his jail cell on his youthful exploits as a political extremist with understanding, candour and remorse.
Style: exciting, emotional, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: fighting the system, rebellion, idealism, blind ambition, society, love and romance, danger, politics, youth, state affairs, hopes, introspection ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1982
Place: italy, europe
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