1982 Adventure Movies

Enigma (1982)

Enigma

    • PG
    • 122 min
    • Drama

    Five highly-trained KGB agents are sent to the west to assassinate several Soviet dissidents. In order to stop the diabolical plot, an American agent must infiltrate Soviet intelligence and obtain information from a Russian computer.

    Flash Gordon: The Greatest Adventure of All (1982)

    Flash Gordon: The Greatest Adventure of All

      • PG
      • 95 min
      • Animation

      In this adaptation of the Alex Raymond comic strips, the incidents are familiar but rearranged in a new sequence, with a Hitler subplot added by writer Samual A. Peeples. It opens in Poland, with Nazi bombs falling. Flash Gordon is given a message for Dr. Hans Zarkov. Reporter Dale Arden is also looking for Zarkov, to interview him for her newspaper. Next, as in the comic strip and movie serial, their plane crashes and they join Zarkov on his rocketship to Mongo, where dinosaurs threaten them....

      For the Term of His Natural Life (1982)

      For the Term of His Natural Life

        • Unrated
        • 520 min
        • Adventure

        In 1830's England, a young man from a good but troubled family is unjustly convicted of stealing a watch. He's transported to Van Dieman's Land (Tasmania) where he suffers under the enmity of Lt. Frere while falling in love with Sylvia, the Warden's daughter. Meanwhile, back in England, an imposter lays claim to the young man's inheritance. Written by dinky-4 of Minneapolis

        Forced Vengeance (1982)

        Forced Vengeance

          • R
          • 90 min
          • Action

          Josh Randall works for the owner of a Hong Kong based casino and is treated like a son. When the owner is approached by someone who's connected and wants to buy his casino, the man refuses the offer. Later the owner and son are killed. Josh then gets the man's daughter and tries to protect her. Later Josh is pursued by the police and anyone who helps is killed. Josh tries to get to the people who did it. Written by [email protected]

          Gunan, King of the Barbarians (1982)

          Gunan, King of the Barbarians

            • Unrated
            • 87 min
            • Action

            The peaceful countryside village of Solmen is savagely assaulted by wild Ungats led by bloodthirsty Magen. In the midst of battle, two baby boys are miracu- lously saved by a tribe of Amazon warriors known as the Kuniats. The warriors nurture and train the boys for future struggles. The stronger of the two is named , Gunan The Invincible. It is up to Gunan to avenge the annihilation of his people. Gunan stages a spectacular one man war of vengeance against his enemy the Ungats, but they...

            Hunters of the Golden Cobra (1982)

            Hunters of the Golden Cobra

              • R
              • 92 min
              • Action

              An American soldier and a British intelligence agent try to track down an ancient relic called the Golden Cobra, rumored to have supernatural powers. An early Raiders rip-off directed Antonio Margheriti.

              Ingenjör Andrées luftfärd (1982)

              Ingenjör Andrées luftfärd

                • Unrated
                • 134 min
                • Adventure

                The Swedish 19th century engineer S. A. Andrée sets out to become the first man on the north pole. His idea is to launch a polar expedition using a hydrogen balloon, together with two friends. The balloon, "The Eagle", takes off from Svalbard in 1897, but the three men are not heard of again. Written by Tommy Sjöblom <[email protected]>

                Mother Lode (1982)

                Mother Lode

                  • PG
                  • 101 min
                  • Adventure

                  A couple of youngish adventurers go into the wilderness of British Columbia in search of a lost colleague. Their plane crashes and they find themselves at the mercy of a crazed old Scottish miner, who has lived in isolation for many decades searching the mountain caves for a chamber of long lost gold. He is prepared to do anything - including murder - to keep his gold for himself. Written by Jonathon Dabell <[email protected]>

                  Night Crossing (1982)

                  Night Crossing

                    • PG
                    • 107 min
                    • Family

                    Two men want to escape from East Germany (under Communist rule) but they will only go if they can take their families with them. Based on a true story.

                    Raw Force (1982)

                    Raw Force

                      • R
                      • 86 min
                      • Action

                      A group of martial arts students are en route to an island that supposedly is home to the ghosts of martial artists who have lost their honor. A Hitler lookalike and his gang are running a female slavery operation on the island as well. Soon, the two groups meet and all sorts of crazy things happen which include cannibal monks, piranhas, zombies, and more!

                      - Written by

                      Josh Pasnak <[email protected]>

                      Safari 3000 (1982)

                      Safari 3000

                        • PG
                        • 92 min
                        • Action

                        Reporter J.J. wants to write a story about an Afrika rallye, 3000 km across desert and steppe. Unfortunately her driver and car get lost only days before the start, so she hires ex-stuntman Eddie and buys a wreck of a car from her last money. Eddie can help her to a new motor - by stealing it from the ruthless count Borgia, who from now on is their hardest and meanest competitor in the rallye.

                        Sarah and the Squirrel (1982)

                        Sarah and the Squirrel

                          • Unrated
                          • 60 min
                          • Animation

                          This moving film tells the story of Sarah, a little girl who is orphaned by the war. She hides out in the forest and tries to end the war by sabotaging a railway bridge that is used by munitions trains. Slowly and painfully, throughout a freezing winter, she prises bricks from the supporting columns. In a sudden Spring thaw an ice floe crashes into the weakened column of the bridge and it plunges into the river. Sadly, she realizes that the end of the bridge does not mean the end of the war and...

                          Space Pirate Captain Harlock: Arcadia of My Youth (1982)

                          Space Pirate Captain Harlock: Arcadia of My Youth

                            • Unrated
                            • 130 min
                            • Animation

                            After a drawn-out, viciously-fought war, the earth has been conquered by the alien Illumidus Empire. Harlock, a captain in earth's fleet, crashes his ship to prevent the Illumidus from using it, and flat-out refuses to join them. With the help of his allies, Tochiro and the space pirate Emereldas, and his lover Miya, he wages a private and bitter war against the Illumidus. Written by Michael Toole <[email protected]>

                            The Aftermath (1982)

                            The Aftermath

                              • Unrated
                              • 95 min
                              • Sci-Fi

                              Two astronauts return to earth ("a few miles off the coast of Los Angeles") to find that it has been destroyed by nuclear war. L.A. has been taken over by Cutter and his gang of outlaw bikers (straight out of the 70s with bell bottoms and everything). Cutter rapes and pillages. Of course, there are also mutants. The astronauts hook-up with the only normal people left: two good-looking women, and two cute little children; a boy and a girl. Written by Mark Logan...

                              The Blade Master (1982)

                              The Blade Master

                                • PG
                                • 92 min
                                • Action

                                Muscle-bound Ator and his mute Asian sidekick travel from the ends of the Earth to save his aged mentor from the evil mustachioed Zor.

                                The Flight of Dragons (1982)

                                The Flight of Dragons

                                  • NR
                                  • 96 min
                                  • Animation

                                  The realm of magic is being threatened by the realm of logic, so Carolinus, the green wizard decides to shield it for all time. Ommadon, the evil red wizard, stands in his way. Carolinus then calls for a quest that is to be led by a man named Peter Dickinson, who is the first man of both the realms of science and magic. It is Peter's job to defeat Ommadon.

                                  The Plague Dogs (1982)

                                  The Plague Dogs

                                    • PG-13
                                    • 103 min
                                    • Adventure

                                    The Plague Dogs is a 1982 animated film based on the 1977 novel of the same name by Richard Adams. The story is centred on two dogs named Rowf and Snitter, who escape from a research laboratory in Great Britain. In the process of telling the story, the film highlights the cruelty of performing vivisection and animal research for its own sake.

                                    The Postman Fights Back (1982)

                                    The Postman Fights Back

                                      • R
                                      • 87 min
                                      • Action

                                      The Republiic of China was still young, Shihai and the warlords were against Dr. Sun Yat-Sen. Long and his gang roamed the northern mountain areas. They are known as "The Pigtails" for the pigtails they wear. Because of the stratgic importance of the northern mountains Jiao sends his envoy. Written by Victor R. Volkman <[email protected]>

                                      The Shadow Riders (1982)

                                      The Shadow Riders

                                        • PG
                                        • 96 min
                                        • Romance

                                        After starring in "The Sacketts", Tom Selleck and Sam Elliott team up again but this time as Mac and Dal Traven, in a movie based on a classic Louis L'Amour novel. They are brothers, who meet up at the end of the Civil War fighting on opposite sides. They go home only to find their family in dire need and their sisters and brother kidnapped by ruthless raiders. They set out to rescue their family.

                                        The Snowman (1982)

                                        The Snowman

                                          • Unrated
                                          • 26 min
                                          • Animation

                                          Wordless (save for the song "Walking in the Air") animated adventure about a young English boy who makes a snowman one Christmas Eve, only for it to come to life that night and take him on a magical adventure to the North Pole to meet Santa Claus. Written by Jonathan Broxton <[email protected]>