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 suspense, serious, captivating, realistic, suspenseful and tense films and TV shows about / with death, murder, friendship, flashback, cigarette smoking, violence, blood, gun, husband wife relationship and telephone call plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and History genres shot in USA, Germany, France and other countries.
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year 1983 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1983: The Teacher (2016), Deutschland 83 (2015), Maze (2017), Hostages (2017), Memories of My Father (2020), Shrill Cries of Summer (2008), Bharat (2019), Superman: Red Son (2020), Miracle in Cell No. 7 (2019), Mandy (2018).

List of year 1983 movies

 7.3
 3K
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.
Style: melancholic, touching, captivating, tense, allegory ...
Plot: teacher student relationship, school, teacher, parent child relationship, manipulative behavior, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, female protagonist, colleague colleague relationship, boy, doctor, scientist ...
Time: year 1983, year 1991, year 1984, 80s
Place: central europe, czechoslovakia
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 8.1
 13K
Deutschland 83 (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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: serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: espionage, stasi, cold war, working undercover, political intrigue, state affairs, rivalry, undercover, military, double agent, political unrest, archive footage ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: germany, german democratic republic, east germany, west germany, west berlin west germany ...
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 5.9
 3K
Maze (2017)
Genre: 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.
Style: complex, psychological, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ira, prison escape, assassination attempt, male objectification, terrorist, prison, murder, danger, society, prison riot, father son relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: year 1983, contemporary
Place: northern ireland, ireland, belfast
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 6.2
 2K
Hostages (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
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 ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, tense, rough, suspense
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: hijacking, court, military, friendship, trial, youth, airport, airplane hijack, airplane, death, murder, young man ...
Time: year 1983, contemporary, year 1991
Place: soviet union, ussr, georgia (former ussr), tbilisi
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Memories of My Father (2020)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Colombia
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Portrays the life of Héctor Abad Gómez, a prominent doctor and human rights activist in the polarized, violent Medellin of the 70s. A family man worried not only for his own children but those of the underprivileged classes as well, his home was ...
Style: captivating
Plot: repression, family relations, father and son, family, father son relationship, political unrest, relationships, political intrigue, kids and family, family life, historical figure, society ...
Time: year 1971, year 1987, year 1983
Place: colombia, italy
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Shrill Cries of Summer (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Early summer, Keiichi had just moved to a remote mountain village. As he becomes close friends with a group of girls, he was enjoying his life in the village. However when he starts to become suspicious that his friends may be deeply involved in ...
Style: psychological, enigmatic, tense, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: curse, obsession, murder, mystery, dark past, danger, teenager, uncover truth, disappearance, insanity, under the surface, crimes ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: japan
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 4.9
 30K
Bharat (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: At the cusp of India's birth as an Independent nation, a family makes an arduous journey to freedom at a cost. A young boy Bharat, makes a promise to his Father that he will keep his family together no matter what.
Style: captivating, disturbing, sentimental, light
Plot: promise, riot, reunion, hopes, family, search, escapades, adventure, pirate, train, fire, church ...
Time: year 1947, year 2010, year 1983, year 1964
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Superman: Red Son (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Set in the thick of the Cold War, Red Son introduces us to a Superman who landed in the USSR during the 1950s and grows up to become a Soviet symbol that fights for the preservation of Stalin’s brand of communism.
Style: suspense, heroic, serious, psychotronic, adult animation ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: violence, monster, super villain, alien, superhuman powers, revenge, superhero, reporter, fictional city, humanoid alien, destruction, artificial intelligence ...
Time: 50s, year 1955, year 1967, year 1946, 80s ...
Place: russia, washington d.c., moscow russia, south korea, nevada ...
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Miracle in Cell No. 7 (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Separated from his daughter, a father with an intellectual disability must prove his innocence when he is jailed for the death of a commander's child.
Style: sentimental, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: mentally challenged, cell mate, parent child relationship, father daughter relationship, prison, arrest, murder, jail, mental patient, jail cell, love, little girl ...
Time: year 2004, year 1983
Place: turkey
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Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a futuristic world that has embraced ape slavery, Caesar, the son of the late simians Cornelius and Zira, surfaces after almost twenty years of hiding out from the authorities, and prepares for a slave revolt against humanity.
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: rebellion, revolution, distopia, monkey, ape, gorilla, time travel, space and aliens, post apocalypse, astronaut, survival, graphic violence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, future, 80s, 1990s ...
Place: usa, tokyo, los angeles
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 6.6
 71K
Mandy (2018)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK, Belgium, France, USA
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: suspense, psychotronic, captivating, bleak, thought provoking ...
Plot: cabin in the woods, mysticism, chainsaw, nightmare, surrealism, cult leader, rescue, lumberjack, obsession, revenge, biker gang, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: united states, california, usa, xian
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 6.6
 52K
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, thought provoking, sentimental, disaster movie ...
Plot: survivor, survival, storm, love, sailboat, human spirit, underwater, boat, death, female protagonist, power of love, sailing ...
Time: year 1983
Place: tahiti, pacific ocean
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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.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: murderer, murder trial, female villain, suspect, murder suspect, crying, finding a dead body, axe murder, carriage, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, injection, murder investigation ...
Time: 19th century, year 1983, 1890s
Place: massachusetts
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 6.2
 420
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, government conspiracy, whistleblower, husband wife relationship, conspiracy, terrorist attack, investigative reporter, witness, government coverup, bombing, severed arm, unsolved crime ...
Time: year 2006, year 1983, year 1980, year 2011
Place: munich germany, bavaria, west germany, southern germany
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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 ...
Style: parody, non-linear
Plot: satire, tower, dog, fireworks, sculpture, telephone, nazi, model, boy, handshake, demolition, courtroom ...
Time: year 1986, year 1973, year 1978, year 1983, year 1977
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
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 6.3
 122
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: father son relationship, friendship between men, father son conflict, rebel, youth, coming of age, friend, drug abuse, musician, teenage girl, classmate classmate relationship, conflict between friends ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: prague czechoslovakia, prague, prague czech republic
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 7.1
 6K
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 ...
Style: sincere, disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: mother son relationship, drinking, drinking alcohol, terminal illness, friendship, promise, chemotherapy, lie, slacker, cancer, self destructing, new life ...
Time: year 1983, year 2000, year 2013
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, mexico
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 8.7
 910K
Stranger Things (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
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, exciting, suspenseful, sincere, disturbing ...
Plot: telekinesis, supernatural, super powers, supernatural power, monster, parallel universe, missing person, friendship, boy, teenage boy, parallel world, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: usa, indiana, soviet union, ussr
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 5.9
 290
Along the Way (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 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, realistic, touching, offbeat, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, college, friends, buddies, partners, world, showbiz, redemption, hopes, youth, best friends, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1983, year 1996
Place: new york, madison square garden manhattan new york city, connecticut
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 5.9
 377
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, thought provoking, biting ...
Plot: racism, human spirit, fighting the system, rebellion, hopes, life is a bitch, society, cross country, discrimination, misfit, immigrants, politics ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: france, lyon
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Night Has Settled (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1983, Oliver Nicholas, at thirteen, is well-poised to enter the precocious teenage world of first-sex, vodka and possible-love in New York City when he is traumatized by the stroke of his housekeeper (and only true maternal figure), a ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: coming of age, nanny, dysfunctional family, society, youth, betrayal, family problems, family relations, family life, survival, parents and children, midlife crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1983
Place: new york
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 6.8
 964
Fair Play (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the 1980s, Anna, a Czech sprinter, starts training for the Olympics. After she collapses during training, she learns she is being given steroids and decides to stop using them until her mother helps the coaches give them to her.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, exciting
Plot: track and field, athlete's life, female athlete, rivalry, ambition, contests and competitions, youth, sport, hopes, life is a bitch, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: czechoslovakia, europe, czech republic
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The Normal Heart (2014)
Genre: Biography, 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, epidemic, protest, fear, prejudice ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982, year 1983, year 1981 ...
Place: new york, usa, washington d.c., manhattan new york city, yale university
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Beyond the Black Rainbow (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Deep within the mysterious Arboria Institute, a disturbed and beautiful girl is held captive by a doctor in search of inner peace. Her mind controlled by a sinister technology. Silently, she waits for her next session with deranged therapist Dr. ...
Style: psychological, surreal, stylized, atmospheric, futuristic ...
Plot: mad scientist, behavior control, captivity, confined, power relations, hospital, exploitation, telepathy, doctor patient relationship, government facility, profanity, strong violent content ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1966, year 1983
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 8.4
 409K
Supernatural (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, monster, supernatural ability, good versus evil, demon, ghost, supernatural power, death, deadly creature, angel, vampire, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1983, 80s, 70s ...
Place: usa, arizona
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 7.6
 304K
Lord of War (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: France, Germany, USA
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, realistic, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: arms dealer, corruption, arms dealing, smuggling, greed, cold war, interpol, millionaire, human nature, rise and fall, criminal heroes, pride and honor ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, year 1991, year 2001 ...
Place: bolivia, europe, africa, brooklyn new york city, new york ...
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 5.8
 29K
Hard to Kill (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mason Storm, a 'go it alone' cop, is gunned down at home. The intruders kill his wife, and think they've killed both Mason and his son too. Mason is secretly taken to a hospital where he spends several years in a coma. His son ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, hospital, coma, murder, danger, corrupt official, intrigue, against the odds, crime, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, year 1983, year 1990, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, chicago illinois
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 8.2
 488K
Casino (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 178 min.
Story: The life of the gambling paradise – Las Vegas – and its dark mafia underbelly.
Style: realistic, rough, clever, stylized, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, organized crime, rise and fall, casino, crime, greed, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, fbi, blind ambition, gambling ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1983, year 1980 ...
Place: las vegas, usa, costa rica, chicago illinois, los angeles ...
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Boy Meets Girl (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Paris by night. Alex, 22, wants to become a filmmaker. He is fascinated by first times and his girlfriend, Florence, has just left him for his best friend, Thomas. First break-up, first attempted murder: Alex tries to strangle Thomas, but gives up ...
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, avant garde, talky ...
Plot: fall in love, romance, impossible love, love affair, twentysomething life, destructive relationship, couples, lifestyle, losing-it hero, youth, unfulfillment, depression ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: france, paris france, europe
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Ash Wednesday (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ash Wednesday is set in the Manhattan of the early 1980's and is about a pair of Irish-American brothers who become embroiled in a conflict with the Irish Mob.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, intense ...
Plot: hitman, gangsters, betrayal, murder, love triangle, vengeance, crimes, crime, couple relations, haunted by the past, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, year 1983, year 1980
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, boston
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