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, serious, suspense, suspenseful, humorous and bad ending films and TV shows about / with husband wife relationship, cigarette smoking, father son relationship, friendship, blood, flashback, death, murder, telephone call and violence plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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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).
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Stranger Things (2016)
Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA
51 min.
 8.9
Supernatural (2005)
Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
USA
44 min.
 8.5
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Adrift (2018)
Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Hong Kong, Iceland, USA
96 min.
 6.6
Tag (2018)
Comedy
USA
100 min.
 6.6

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, political unrest, working undercover, state affairs, undercover, secret agents, dishonesty, rivalry, spy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1983
Place: germany, east germany, gdr, west germany
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 29K
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 ...
Plot: cult leader, cabin in the woods, revenge, rescue, nightmare, motorcycle, religious cult, lumberjack, male nudity, bound and gagged, chainsaw, male underwear ...
Time: year 1983
Place: usa, california, united states
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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.
Plot: gay relationship, lgbt, first love, coming out, masturbation, self discovery, seduction, small town, homosexual, loss, diary, desire ...
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
Place: egypt, poland, cairo egypt, berlin germany, east berlin east germany ...
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 8.9
 529K
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: suspense, sinister
Plot: middle school, monster, missing person, friendship, experiment, supernatural, parallel world, government conspiracy, telekinesis, missing child, small town, investigation ...
Time: year 1983
Place: indiana
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 27K
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: suspenseful, sincere, sentimental, thought provoking
Plot: loss of loved one, young couple, love, survival, underwater, power of love, human spirit, survivor, surfing, hallucination, dancing, death ...
Time: year 1983
Place: pacific ocean, tahiti
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: troubled marriage, ira, political prisoner, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, prison, terrorist, male objectification, assassination attempt
Time: year 1983
Place: northern ireland
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 370K
Zodiac (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, 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, murder, crime, uncover truth, victim, paranoia, investigation, journalist, crimes, code, who done it, law enforcement ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 70s, 20th century, year 1971 ...
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, serious, realistic, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, crime, kidnapping, hunting, runaway, psychopath, crimes, strip club, pole dancer, escape, gun ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1983
Place: alaska, usa, boston
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 8.5
 336K
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, good versus evil, monster, ghost, death, curses spells and rituals, vampire, obsessive quest, danger, characters in danger, peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1983, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: usa, arizona
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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: snow skiing, watching sex, dead sister, sliding door, falling to the ground, reflection in a mirror, sneeze, watching someone, 14 year old, dream, pickup truck, nightmare ...
Time: year 1983
Place: santa monica california, venice beach california
Is relevant ?
 4.7
 2K
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, muscle car, improvised weapon, taunting, bleeding, candlelight, leather jacket, scissors, human flesh, slashing, swing, black leather jacket ...
Time: 20th century, year 1983
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 6.6
 61K
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, entertaining, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teen comedy, teens, family outing
Plot: group of friends, game, travel, classmates, best friends, escapades, adventure, rivalry, chase, buddies, twists & turns, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary, year 1983
Place: usa, portland oregon, denver colorado
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 37K
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, realistic, rough, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, murder, rising to stardom, death, urban ghetto life, hip hop culture, boom box, praying, gold tooth, music, fame, musician's life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1983
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, los angeles
Is relevant ?
 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: hypnosis, soccer match, crane, swinger, personality change, visual hallucination, diaper, sandwich, priest, gun, hotel, knife ...
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: crime scene, smoking, monk, car driving, butterfly, traffic accident, car accident, newspaper, eating
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, killer, magazine, united kingdom, music, sex tape, girl group, sex scene, threesome, stripper, blackmail, cocaine ...
Time: 1990s, year 1981, year 1996, year 1983
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: not serious, humorous, 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: clever, semi serious, 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, 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, father daughter relationship, crying, female protagonist, funeral, murder, prison, judge, flashback, doctor, coffin, female killer ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, year 1983
Place: massachusetts
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 360
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, neo nazi, investigative journalism, german history, government coverup, government conspiracy, whistleblower, terrorist attack, bombing, investigative reporter, unsolved crime, conspiracy ...
Time: year 1980, year 2011, year 2006, 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, christmas spirit, christmas eve
Time: year 1989, year 1983, year 1986
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, tower, ugly american, lawsuit, fireworks, sculpture, demolition, homeless man, jumping into water, looking at self in mirror, trial, toilet ...
Time: year 1973, year 1986, year 1978, year 1983
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 6.5
 88
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: audio tape, drinking from a bottle, outburst, rock paper scissors, running through the woods, fantasizing, vulgar language, emotional blackmail, classmate classmate relationship, taking a selfie, heavy smoker, man in bathtub ...
Time: year 1983
Place: prague czechoslovakia, prague, prague czech republic
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 2K
Hostages (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
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: airplane, wedding, friendship, beach, priest, courtroom, airport, cigarette smoking, military, death penalty, kgb, drunk ...
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: search, desperation, pot smoking, street life, t shirt, abandoned by father, asian, cancer, caretaker, black eye, hoodie, towel ...
Time: year 1983
Place: manhattan new york city, mexico
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 112
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: discrimination, gender, politics, sexuality, friendship, book, friend, crying, telephone call, beach, photograph, male nudity ...
Time: year 1983
Place: cuba
Is relevant ?
 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: school, parent child relationship, teacher student relationship, teacher, manipulative woman, taxi driver, urination, toilet, classroom, widow, hairdresser, taxi ...
Time: year 1984, year 1991, year 1983
Place: central europe, czechoslovakia
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 248
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: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, offbeat ...
Plot: college, friendship, world, buddies, coming of age, youth, friends, best friends, redemption, showbiz, hopes, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1983, year 1996
Place: madison square garden manhattan new york city
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 314
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, thought provoking, biting
Plot: racism, immigrants, fighting the system, hopes, rebellion, society, human spirit, discrimination, urban ghetto life, misfit, life is a bitch, van ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1983
Place: france, cross country
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