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, suspenseful, serious, disturbing, captivating and suspense films and TV shows about / with husband wife relationship, cigarette smoking, friendship, blood, mother son relationship, father son relationship, murder, death, flashback and male nudity plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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year 1983 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1983: Deutschland 83 (2015), Mandy (2018), Call Me by Your Name (2017), X-Men: Apocalypse (2016), Stranger Things (2016), Adrift (2018), Maze (2017), Zodiac (2007), The Frozen Ground (2013), Supernatural (2005).

List of year 1983 movies

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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: espionage, cold war, political intrigue, military, working undercover, state affairs, undercover, secret agents, dishonesty, rivalry, political unrest, spy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1983
Place: germany, german democratic republic, east germany, gdr, west germany
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 39K
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: thought provoking, captivating, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: revenge, cult leader, cabin in the woods, religious cult, lumberjack, chainsaw, husband wife relationship, violence, biker gang, rescue, mysticism, motorcycle ...
Time: year 1983
Place: united states, california, usa
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Call Me by Your Name (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, Brazil, USA, Netherlands, Germany, Thailand
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: lgbt, gay relationship, first love, gay teenager, self discovery, coming out, homosexual, teenage boy, gay love, loss, summer, masturbation ...
Time: year 1983
Place: italy
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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, good versus evil, mentor ...
Time: future, year 1983, 2010s
Place: egypt, poland, west berlin west germany, sydney australia, cairo egypt ...
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 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: friendship, missing person, monster, parallel world, supernatural, experiment, government conspiracy, middle school, small town, brother brother relationship, small town sheriff, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: indiana
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 31K
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: sentimental, thought provoking, suspenseful, sincere
Plot: survival, sailboat, marriage proposal, storm, loss of loved one, underwater, survivor, hallucination, love, young couple, power of love, human spirit ...
Time: year 1983
Place: tahiti, pacific ocean
Is relevant ?
 5.9
 2K
Maze (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland, Sweden, Germany
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: terrorist, prison, ira, political prisoner, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, troubled marriage, assassination attempt, male objectification
Time: year 1983
Place: northern ireland
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 384K
Zodiac (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: The true story of the investigation of the "Zodiac Killer", a serial killer who terrified the San Francisco Bay Area, taunting police with his ciphers and letters. The case becomes an obsession for four men as their lives and careers are ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: serial killer, crime, murder, uncover truth, victim, journalist, paranoia, investigation, mystery, code, crimes, mind game ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1969 ...
Place: california, san francisco, usa, oakland california
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The Frozen Ground (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An Alaska State Trooper partners with a young woman who escaped the clutches of serial killer Robert Hansen to bring the murderer to justice. Based on actual events.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, intense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, crime, kidnapping, hunting, psychopath, strip club, escape, confession, prostitute, drug overdose, winter ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1983
Place: alaska, usa, boston
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 8.5
 347K
Supernatural (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: When they were boys, Sam and Dean Winchester lost their mother to a mysterious and demonic supernatural force. Subsequently, their father raised them to be soldiers. He taught them about the paranormal evil that lives in the dark corners and on the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, monster, good versus evil, ghost, death, curses spells and rituals, creature, obsessive quest, characters in danger, peril, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1983, year 1978, 1990s ...
Place: usa, arizona
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Mysterious Skin (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A teenage hustler and a young man obsessed with alien abductions cross paths, together discovering a horrible, liberating truth.
Style: psychological, emotional, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: child abuse, sexual abuse, rape, gays and lesbians, homosexual, small town, child molestation, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, youth, teenage life, prostitution ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1987, year 1983, year 1981 ...
Place: usa, new york, kansas
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 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: cemetery, gay man has sex with a woman, novelist, advertising, parody, female executive, pickpocket, advertising agency, cold war, gay, homosexual, cat ...
Time: year 1981, year 1983
Place: west germany, europe, 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, realistic, offbeat
Plot: kids in trouble, high school, gory, youth, theme park, buddies, teenage life, danger, amusement park, united states of america, clown
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, year 1983
Place: california, usa
Is relevant ?
 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: bleak, disturbing, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: vengeance, poverty, kidnapping, militant, bandit, crimes, assassination, gang, village life, sexism, social issues, village ...
Time: 80s, year 1983, year 1981, year 1968
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: singing, bus, framed photograph, running, african american, black panties, looking in a window, postcard, video cassette, female musician, unconsciousness, watching a video ...
Time: year 1983
Place: venice beach california, santa monica california
Is relevant ?
 5.2
 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, improvised weapon, muscle car, spitting blood, house, chopping wood, night, fight to the death, family home, stabbing, fireplace, home invasion ...
Time: 20th century, year 1983
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 75K
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, family outing, teens
Plot: group of friends, game, travel, classmates, escapades, best friends, rivalry, adventure, chase, chaos and mayhem, buddies, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, year 1983
Place: usa, portland oregon, denver colorado
Is relevant ?
 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: serious, sentimental, rough, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, murder, death, praying, boom box, gold tooth, rising to stardom, music, urban ghetto life, fame, hip hop culture, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1983, 1990s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, 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: husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, wedding, mathematics, kiss, construction crane, blood, hallucination, crane, hotel, gun, breakfast ...
Time: year 1983
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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: eating, traffic accident, smoking, newspaper, car accident, monk, butterfly, car driving, crime scene
Time: year 1983
Place: thailand
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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: murder, music industry, killer, united kingdom, music, music business, sex scene, dismemberment, sex tape, stripper, cocaine, threesome ...
Time: 1990s, year 1983, year 1981, year 1996
Place: austin texas
Is relevant ?
 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: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stoners, nothing goes right, buddies, goofy hero, performer's life, mistaken identity, showbiz, disorder, fish out of water, artists and showbiz, friends, misfit ...
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: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, high school, transsexual, friendship, school dance, prom, pimp, small town, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, eccentric family, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1983
Place: england, new york, europe, usa, chicago illinois ...
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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, pigeon, carriage, crime and punishment, courtroom drama, true crime, female villain, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, discovering a dead body, crying woman, flashback, murder investigation ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, year 1983
Place: massachusetts
Is relevant ?
 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, unsolved crime, investigative journalism, terrorist attack, neo nazi, government conspiracy, investigative reporter, government coverup, witness, conspiracy, husband wife relationship, whistleblower ...
Time: year 1980, year 2011, year 2006, year 1983
Place: munich germany, bavaria
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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 spirit, christmas eve, christmas
Time: year 1986, year 1989, year 1983
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, telephone, handshake, book, telephone call, boy, dog, jumping into water, looking at self in mirror, marriage, wedding, wig ...
Time: year 1978, year 1983, year 1973, year 1986
Is relevant ?
 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: ship, pub, old woman, group of friends, guitar, brother sister relationship, underwater scene, fight, guitar playing, musician, drunkenness, newspaper ...
Time: year 1983
Place: prague czech republic, prague, prague czechoslovakia
Is relevant ?
 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: priest, courtroom, beach, suicide, digging, drunk, airport, airplane hijack, hijacking, trial, hijacker, suspicion ...
Time: year 1983, year 1991
Place: soviet union, tbilisi
Is relevant ?
 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: chemotherapy, friend, kiss, telephone, bar, money, drink, cigarette smoking, eating, black eye, sense of smell, abandoned by father ...
Time: year 1983
Place: mexico, manhattan new york city
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