Year 1983 movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant year 1983 movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, sincere, humorous, captivating, touching and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with cigarette smoking, husband wife relationship, friendship, flashback, father son relationship, telephone call, blood, hospital, male nudity and mother son relationship plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
year 1983
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year 1983 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1983: Stray Cats (2005), Gingerclown (2013), Bandit Queen (1994), Izzy Gets the Fuck Across Town (2017), Jackals (2017), Mandy (2018), Adrift (2018), Tag (2018), Notorious (2009), Abracadabra (2017).

List of year 1983 movies

 5.4
 34
Stray Cats (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two bestfriends, a gay man and a woman, are always unlucky in finding love.
Plot: cold war, landlord, pickpocket, advertising agency, novelist, gay man has sex with a woman, advertising, female executive, cemetery, cat, gay, homosexual ...
Time: year 1983, year 1981
Place: europe, west germany, germany
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 3.2
 777
Gingerclown (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Hungary
Duration: 83 min.
Story: 1983: A group of high school students are having a great time near Hollywood Hills at the weekend when they bump into the Loser from their school, Sam, who's just on his way home. Sam would do anything in order to get Jenny's attention, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic
Plot: teenage life, gory, buddies, danger, youth, high school, theme park, kids in trouble, clown, united states of america, amusement park
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, year 1983
Place: usa, california
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 7.6
 4K
Bandit Queen (1994)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, India
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Born a lower-caste girl in rural India's patriarchal society, "married" at 11, repeatedly raped and brutalized, Phooland Devi finds freedom only as an avenging warrior, the eponymous Bandit Queen. Devi becomes a kind a bloody Robin ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, captivating, rough, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, vengeance, poverty, sexism, bandit, militant, crimes, village life, gang, rape, assassination, sexual abuse ...
Time: 80s, 1960s, year 1981, year 1968, year 1983
Place: india, asia
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Izzy Gets the Fuck Across Town (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A woman at rock bottom must find her way across Los Angeles in order to crash her ex-boyfriend's engagement party.
Plot: waking up, bicycle, running, singing, musician, sex, love, framed photograph, postcard, watching a video, female musician, theatre production ...
Time: year 1983
Place: venice beach california, santa monica california
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 5.3
 3K
Jackals (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set in the 1980s, an estranged family hires a cult deprogrammer to take back their teenage son from a murderous cult, but find themselves under siege when the cultists surround their cabin, demanding the boy back.
Style: based on supposedly true story
Plot: cult, gasoline, van, stabbed in the stomach, hit with a hammer, bound and gagged, family in danger, muscle car, home invasion, spitting blood, tied to a chair, mask ...
Time: year 1983, 20th century
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 6.6
 44K
Mandy (2018)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Belgium, UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Pacific Northwest. 1983 AD. Outsiders Red Miller and Mandy Bloom lead a loving and peaceful existence. When their pine-scented haven is savagely destroyed by a cult led by the sadistic Jeremiah Sand, Red is catapulted into a phantasmagoric journey ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, captivating, thought provoking, sinister ...
Plot: revenge, cult leader, cabin in the woods, religious cult, husband wife relationship, chainsaw, biker gang, lumberjack, violence, motorcycle, rescue, nightmare ...
Time: year 1983
Place: united states, usa, california
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 6.6
 34K
Adrift (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, Iceland, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A woman and her fiancé find themselves caught in a hurricane after departing Tahiti by boat. She wakes up after being knocked out, only to discover him missing, and the elements threatening.
Style: thought provoking, sentimental, sincere, suspenseful
Plot: storm, survival, sailboat, marriage proposal, loss of loved one, underwater, surfing, survivor, hallucination, dancing, death, young couple ...
Time: year 1983
Place: tahiti, pacific ocean
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 6.6
 83K
Tag (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: For one month every year, five highly competitive friends hit the ground running in a no-holds-barred game of tag they’ve been playing since the first grade. This year, the game coincides with the wedding of their only undefeated player, which ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teen comedy, teens, family outing
Plot: group of friends, game, travel, rivalry, classmates, chase, best friends, escapades, adventure, buddies, twists & turns, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary, year 1983
Place: usa, denver colorado, portland oregon
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 6.7
 38K
Notorious (2009)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: NOTORIOUS is the story of Christopher Wallace. Through raw talent and sheer determination, Wallace transforms himself from Brooklyn street hustler (once selling crack to pregnant women) to one of the greatest rappers of all time; THE NOTORIOUS ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, rough, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, murder, death, fame, boom box, gold tooth, praying, urban ghetto life, rising to stardom, hip hop culture, music, artist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1983, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, los angeles
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 6.0
 2K
Abracadabra (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Spain, France, Belgium
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A housewife struggles with her husband after he is possessed by a ghost.
Plot: swinger couple, kiss, blood, father daughter relationship, wedding, mathematics, breakfast, hallucination, husband wife relationship, hospital, knife, sandwich ...
Time: year 1983
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Call Me by Your Name (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, Brazil, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Elio Perlman is spending the summer with his family at their vacation home in Lombardy, Italy. When his father hires a handsome doctoral student, the curious 17-year-old finds himself developing a growing attraction to the young man.
Style: sincere, touching, disturbing, captivating
Plot: gay relationship, lgbt, first love, gay teenager, teenage boy, self discovery, homosexual, summer, coming out, masturbation, gay, loss ...
Time: year 1983
Place: italy
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Vanishing Point (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A drama depicting life in different paths. As two men delve deep down in search for what could heal their pains, through the path of imagination, they see themselves in each other.
Plot: car driving, eating, traffic accident, crime scene, car accident, newspaper, smoking, monk, butterfly
Time: year 1983
Place: thailand
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Deutschland 83 (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A gripping coming-of-age story set against the real culture wars and political events of Germany in the 1980s. The drama follows Martin Rauch as the 24 year-old East Germany native is pulled from the world as he knows it and sent to the West as an ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: espionage, cold war, secret agents, state affairs, working undercover, undercover, political intrigue, dishonesty, rivalry, military, political unrest, border guard ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1983
Place: germany, german democratic republic, east germany, west germany, gdr
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 5.9
 2K
Maze (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK, Germany, Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Inspired by the true events of the infamous 1983 prison breakout of 38 IRA prisoners from HMP Maze, which was to become the biggest prison escape in Europe since World War II.
Plot: prison escape, irish, prison riot, prison, terrorist, political prisoner, ira, troubled marriage, assassination attempt, male objectification, husband wife relationship, father son relationship
Time: year 1983
Place: northern ireland
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Kill Your Friends (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Music, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In the late 1990s, a drug-addled nihilist resorts to murder to climb the ladder of the London music industry.
Style: dark humor
Plot: killer, murder, music industry, music business, united kingdom, music, promise, elevator, telephone call, snow, anxiety, insanity ...
Time: 1990s, year 1981, year 1983, year 1996
Place: austin texas
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 5.7
 7K
Still Smokin (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Cheech & Chong are invited to a celebrity party in Amsterdam. When they get there, however, it turns out that the guy who invited them has taken off with all the money. They are actually expecting Burt Reynolds and Dolly Parton, so our ...
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stoners, partners, disorder, buddies, friendship, media, mistaken identity, performer's life, fish out of water, showbiz, misfit, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland
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The Adventures of Sebastian Cole (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In June, 1983, in Dutchess County, New York, Sebastian Cole joins his mother, step-father, and sister for dinner. Hank, Sebastian's step-father, drops a bomb: he announces he's changing sexes. Sebastian's sister splits immediately for ...
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, high school, prom, school dance, transsexual, pimp, friendship, small town, parents and children, friends, power relations, eccentric family ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1983
Place: england, europe, new york, usa, new york state ...
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The Legend of Lizzie Borden (1975)
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A dramatization of the famous 1893 Massachusetts trial of the woman accused of murdering her father and stepmother with an ax.
Plot: murder trial, discovering a dead body, true crime, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, female villain, hysteria, murder suspect, hysterical woman, maid, courtroom drama, female antagonist, murder investigation ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, year 1983
Place: massachusetts
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 6.2
 363
The Blind Spot (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The true story of a journalist who investigates the backgrounds of the Oktoberfest terror attack of 1980.
Plot: journalist, husband wife relationship, unsolved crime, government conspiracy, whistleblower, witness, conspiracy, neo nazi, terrorist attack, investigative journalism, investigative reporter, german history ...
Time: year 1980, year 2006, year 2011, year 1983
Place: bavaria, munich germany
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A Child's Christmases in Wales (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
Story: One-off period comedy, peeping into the lives of a south Wales family's Christmases across the 1980s, written by comedian Mark Watson and inspired by a Dylan Thomas short story. Christmas in this household may be a less than poetic affair, but ...
Plot: christmas eve, christmas spirit, christmas
Time: year 1983, year 1986, year 1989
Place: wales
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Donald Trump's The Art of the Deal: The Movie (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Donald Trump has it all. Money, power, respect, and an Eastern European bride. But all his success didn’t come for nothing. First, he inherited millions of dollars from his rich father, then he grabbed New York City by the balls. Now you can learn ...
Plot: parody, birthday cake, swimming pool, model, book, marriage, wedding, boy, handshake, nightclub, courtroom, wig ...
Time: year 1986, year 1973, year 1978, year 1983
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 6.5
 91
DonT Stop (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Prague, 1983. The communist regime, in a suffocating atmosphere ruled over by the secret police, imposes "normalization". Miki and David need some kind of motivation to carry on in the communist wasteland. They discover The Clash's ...
Plot: newspaper, gay slur, escape, police, reading a newspaper, sex scene, urination, train, band, girl, phone booth, musician ...
Time: year 1983
Place: prague, prague czech republic, prague czechoslovakia
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 6.2
 2K
Hostages (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Georgia, Russia, Poland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Soviet Georgia, 1983. Preparations for Nika and Ana's wedding are in full swing and it's a big day for both of their elite families. For the newlyweds and their friends, however, the celebrations are in fact part of a cover-up, as they ...
Plot: airport, kgb, death penalty, airport security, hijacker, hijacking, airplane hijack, trial, church, grave, sea, suspicion ...
Time: year 1983, year 1991
Place: soviet union, tbilisi
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 7.1
 5K
James White (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: James White is a troubled twentysomething trying to stay afloat in a frenzied New York City. As he retreats further into a hedonistic lifestyle, his mother's battle with a serious illness faces a series of setbacks that force him to assume more ...
Plot: drink, telephone call, money, bathtub, eating, friend, promise, bar, dancing, doctor, snow, defecation ...
Time: year 1983
Place: manhattan new york city, mexico
Is relevant ?
 8.9
 567K
Stranger Things (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces, and one strange little girl.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, sincere, disturbing, exciting ...
Plot: monster, friendship, parallel world, supernatural, missing person, experiment, government conspiracy, middle school, missing child, love and romance, brother brother relationship, small town sheriff ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: indiana
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 6.7
 120
Santa & Andres (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cuba, Colombia, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Santa, a peasant woman loyal to the Revolution, is sent to guard Andrés, a gay writer who is under house arrest, considered “ untrustworthy” for his ideas and sexuality by the Cuban authorities. Set in a small village in eastern Cuba during ...
Plot: gay, gender, discrimination, politics, sexuality, fleeing, male masturbation, woman crying, homoeroticism, laundry drying on clothes line, female full frontal nudity, female nudity ...
Time: year 1983
Place: cuba
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X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: After the re-emergence of the world's first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.
Style: suspense, exciting, comic, epic, surprise ending ...
Plot: mutant, superhero, apocalypse, superhero team, world domination, transformation, teleportation, betrayal, immortality, revenge, mentor, good versus evil ...
Time: future, year 1983, 2010s
Place: egypt, poland, west berlin west germany, sydney australia, east berlin east germany ...
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 7.3
 2K
The Teacher (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The principal of an elementary school calls a special parents meeting after it’s alleged that the seemingly empathetic and kindly-looking teacher Mrs. Drazděchová uses her students to manipulate their parents.
Plot: teacher student relationship, school, parent child relationship, bully, hysterical woman, hypocrisy, selfish woman, suicide attempt, class differences, fired, seductive woman, blackmailer ...
Time: year 1984, year 1991, year 1983
Place: czechoslovakia, central europe
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 249
Along the Way (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A funny, gripping and powerful drama about the post graduation summer of four lifelong friends and one night that changed the course of their lives... forever. Like Crash , Saint Elmo s Fire and it s inspiration Stand By Me, Along the WAY is a ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, offbeat, touching, emotional ...
Plot: college, friendship, best friends, redemption, coming of age, youth, partners, buddies, friends, hopes, showbiz, world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1983, year 1996
Place: madison square garden manhattan new york city, connecticut
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 5.9
 319
The Marchers (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In 1983, in France experiencing intolerance and racial violence , three young teens and the priest Minguettes launching a largely peaceful march for equality and against racism, over 1,000 km between Marseille and Paris . Despite the difficulties ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, thought provoking, realistic, biting
Plot: racism, hopes, urban ghetto life, rebellion, discrimination, human spirit, fighting the system, society, misfit, immigrants, life is a bitch, van ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1983
Place: france, cross country
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