1982 Action Movies

Conan The Barbarian (1982)

Conan The Barbarian

  • 77%
  • R
  • 129 min
  • Action

Conan was still a child when he saw his parents murdered and his village burned by a horde of savages, lead by the semi-god Thulsa Doom. They took him to the north, where he grew up working like an animal, and was later sold as a slave. His master trained him to be a warrior, and made a fortune by using him in fights. But there comes one day, when he gives Conan his freedom, and the chance to take his revenge after so many years.

First Blood (1982)

First Blood

    • R
    • 93 min
    • Action

    After being arrested for a crime which he did not commit, a Green Beret survivor of the Vietnam War begins having terrible nightmares. This gripping, action-packed tale demonstrates the tragic psychological consequences of armed struggle. A classic action movie-war film, RAMBO spawned 2 successful sequels.

    Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)

    Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

      • PG
      • 113 min
      • Action

      In the second Star Trek movie, Admiral Kirk is now a Starfleet Academy instructor, while Captain Spock serves as a cadet training officer, while being in command of the U.S.S. Enterprise. Meanwhile, scientists aboard Space Station Regula I are conducting the Project Genesis experiment, and the U.S.S. Reliant is assigned to the Genesis project. While surveying a lifeless planet in the Ceti Alpha star system, Cmdr. Chekov and Capt. Clark Terrell beam down to the sixth planet, and find a shocking...

      Tron (1982)

      Tron

      • 70%
      • PG
      • 96 min
      • Action

      Hacker/arcade owner Kevin Flynn is desperate to prove that the hottest videogames from ENCOM were stolen from him by a former co-worker, who is now a senior executive there. Flynn's efforts, however, are made fruitless by ENCOM's "Big Brother," the megalomaniacal Master Control Program. One night, the MCP catches Flynn in an attempted hack and pulls him into the virtual world. Flynn finds that the MCP is making life in the virtual world just as, if not more, miserable as in the real world....

      48 Hours (1982)

      48 Hours

        • R
        • 96 min
        • Action

        Oddball cop and tough guy, Jack Cates is the only survivor of a cop shooting and in hunting down the murderer collects Reggie Hammond from jail for 48 hours. Hammond is oddly motivated to help. The killer is searching for his stash of cash. Cates and Hammond who have the Black-white, cop-crook thing to work out make surprisingly good partners as they navigate through the city looking for their suspect.

        The Beastmaster (1982)

        The Beastmaster

        • 42%
        • PG
        • 118 min
        • Fantasy

        Dar, is the son of a king, who is hunted by a priest after his birth and grows up in another family. When he becomes a grown man his new father is murdered by savages and he discovers that he has the ability to communicate with the animals. After that, Dar begins his quest for revenge in this Conan-like movie.

        The Man from Snowy River (1982)

        The Man from Snowy River

        • 80%
        • PG
        • 102 min
        • Adventure

        Jim Craig has lived his first 18 years in the mountains of Australia on his father's farm. The death of his father forces him to go to the low lands to earn enough money to get the farm back on its feet. Kirk Douglas plays two roles as twin brothers who haven't spoken for years, one of whom was Jim's father's best friend and the other of whom is the father of the girl he wants to marry.

        Fitzcarraldo (1982)

        Fitzcarraldo

        • 83%
        • 158 min
        • Adventure

        The story of Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald, an extremely determined man who intends to build an opera house in the middle of a jungle.

        Death Wish II (1982)

        Death Wish II

          • R
          • 88 min
          • Action

          Paul Kersey is again a vigilante trying to find five punks who murdered his housekeeper and daughter in Los Angeles.

          The Sword and the Sorcerer (1982)

          The Sword and the Sorcerer

            • R
            • 100 min
            • Action

            A mercenary with a three-bladed sword rediscovers his royal heritage when he is recruited to help a princess foil a brutal tyrant and a powerful sorcerer's plans to conquer the land.

            Class of 1984 (1982)

            Class of 1984

            • 75%
            • R
            • 98 min
            • Crime

            Andy is a new teacher and an inner city high school that is like nothing he has ever seen before. The students have to go through a metal detector when they go through the front door and everything is basically run by a tough kid named Peter Stegman. Soon, Andy and Stegman become enemies and Stegman will stop at nothing to protect his turf and drug dealing business.

            Silent Rage (1982)

            Silent Rage

              • R
              • 91 min
              • Action

              Dan Stevens is the sheriff of a small Texas town who checks out a disturbance which turns to murder. The killer is still in the house and he tries to kill Dan, but Dan stops him and arrests him. The killer attempts to flee, but is shot and killed and is taken to a medical institute. Three doctors, led by Dr. Philip Spires, operates on the killer and brings him back to life using a formula that the three doctors made and the killer is made indestructable. Dr. Tom Halman tries to terminate the...

              Firefox (1982)

              Firefox

              • 42%
              • PG
              • 136 min
              • Action

              The Soviets have developed a revolutionary new jet fighter, called "Firefox". Naturally, the British are worried that the jet will be used as a first-strike weapon, as rumours say that the jet is indetectable on radar. They send ex-Vietnam War pilot Mitchell Gant on a covert mission into the Soviet Union to steal Firefox.

              Ator, the Fighting Eagle (1982)

              Ator, the Fighting Eagle

                • PG
                • 98 min
                • Action

                The son of Torren learns of his heritage, goes to avenge the deaths of his fellow villagers, and rescue his sister/love interest from the evil Dakkar and his spider cult. Ator battles giant spiders, swordsmen cloaked in shadow, re-animated dead warriors, and horribly hideous witches. Written by Sean Kilby and Jason Parker <[email protected]>

                Attack Force Z (1982)

                Attack Force Z

                  • Unrated
                  • 93 min
                  • Action

                  Tim Burstall directs then-up-and-comers Mel Gibson and Sam Neill in this action-packed Cannes Film Festival selection about the grim realities of World War II, a gritty drama based on actual events. Sent to rescue survivors from the site of a plane crash in the South Pacific, Capt. P.G. Kelly (Gibson) and his elite squad of Australian commandos must keep tabs on a defecting Japanese official who could hold the secret to peace.

                  Banana Joe (1982)

                  Banana Joe

                    • 96 min
                    • Comedy

                    Bud Spencer plays Banana Joe, a brawny yet friendly man who lives in a small rainforest village called Amantido with a huge number of his own children and regularly delivers bananas to a South American river port (hence his name). One day, the henchmen of a local gangster boss named Torsillo come ashore in Amantido to initiate the construction a banana processing plant. Of course, Joe (in typical direct-approach manner) evicts the goons, who promptly return to their boss. Torsillo finds out...

                    Barbarosa (1982)

                    Barbarosa

                    • 100%
                    • 90 min
                    • Western

                    Karl Westover, an inexperienced farm boy, runs away after unintentionally killing a neighbor, whose family pursues him for vengeance. He meets Barbarosa, a gunman of near-mythical proportions, who is himself in danger from his father-in-law Don Braulio, a wealthy Mexican rancher. Don Braulio wants Barbarosa dead for marrying his daughter against the father's will. Barbarosa reluctantly takes the clumsy Karl on as a partner, as both of them look to survive the forces lining up against them.

                    Battletruck (1982)

                    Battletruck

                      • PG
                      • 91 min
                      • Action

                      Post World War III futuristic tale of collapsed governments & bankrupt countries heralding a new lawless age.

                      Blood Tide (1982)

                      Blood Tide

                        • R
                        • 82 min
                        • Horror

                        An adventurer hunting for treasure in Greece accidentally frees a monster that forces local villagers to sacrifice virgins.

                        Bomber (1982)

                        Bomber

                          • 93 min
                          • Comedy

                          Bomber is an unemployed boat captain. One day he meets Jerry, a manager of boxers who are struck by the force of his fists. That is when they see the chance to win big money.