1982 August Movies

Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)

Fast Times at Ridgemont High

  • 80%
  • R
  • 90 min
  • Comedy

Follows a group of high school students growing up in southern California, based on the real-life adventures chronicled by Cameron Crowe. Stacy Hamilton and Mark Ratner are looking for a love interest, and are helped along by their older classmates, Linda Barrett and Mike Damone, respectively. The center of the film is held by Jeff Spicoli, a perpetually stoned surfer dude who faces off with the resolute Mr. Hand, who is convinced that everyone is on dope.

Friday the 13th Part III (1982)

Friday the 13th Part III

    • R
    • 95 min
    • Horror

    Picking up almost directly where Part 2 left off, Jason has survived his attack at the hands of Paul and Ginny, and migrates to a store where he changes clothes and kills the store owners before moving on to a nearby lake front property named Higgins Haven.

    At the same time, Chris Higgins, who was attacked by a mysterious, disfigured stranger in the woods near Crystal Lake two years earlier, returns to the property with her friends; Debbie, Andy, Shelly, Vera, Chuck and Chilli. They all meet...

    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.

    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.

    Mil gritos tiene la noche (1982)

    Mil gritos tiene la noche

      • 85 min
      • Horror

      Young co-eds are being cut up by a chainsaw killer on a college campus. The killer is attempting to put together a human jigsaw puzzle made from body parts.

      The World According to Garp (1982)

      The World According to Garp

      • 79%
      • R
      • 136 min
      • Comedy

      Based on the John Irving novel, this film chronicles the life of T S Garp, and his mother, Jenny. Whilst Garp sees himself as a "serious" writer, Jenny writes a feminist manifesto at an opportune time, and finds herself as a magnet for all manner of distressed women.

      Liquid Sky (1982)

      Liquid Sky

        • R
        • 112 min
        • Comedy

        Invisible aliens in a tiny flying saucer come to Earth looking for heroin. They land on top of a New York apartment inhabited by a drug dealer and her female, androgynous, bisexual nymphomaniac lover, a fashion model. The aliens soon find the human pheromones created in the brain during orgasm preferable to heroin, and the model's casual sex partners begin to disappear. This increasingly bizarre scenario is observed by a lonely woman in the building across the street, a German scientist who is...

        The Incubus (1982)

        The Incubus

        • 29%
        • 93 min
        • Horror

        In the small New England town of Galen, a young teenage boy claims he has dreams of young women being brutally raped and murdered. A doctor and the local sheriff discover that the boy's dreams are real and that a sinister occult might be behind the brutal murders

        The Pirate Movie (1982)

        The Pirate Movie

          • PG
          • 105 min
          • Adventure

          A comedy/musical utilizing both new songs and parodies from the original (Gilbert and Sullivan's Pirates of Penzance), as well as references to popular films of the time, including Star Wars and Raiders of the Lost Ark. In your typical boy meets girl, boy loses girl, boy fights girl with swords plot, the story revolves around Mabel ...

          Querelle (1982)

          Querelle

            • R
            • 108 min
            • Drama

            Here is the story of a beautiful, proud, and tough loner, a sailor named Querelle, whose commanding officer Seblon worships and desires him from afar. Querelle turns on his drug-smuggling partner and murders him. He then goes to a notorious brothel run by the rapacious Lysiane, who leads Querelle into his first homosexual encounter. Then, Querelle has become vulnerable and soft, and soon the once powerful object of passion comes to belong to Seblon.

            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.

              Escape From the Cursed Arcipelago (1982)

              Escape From the Cursed Arcipelago

                • Unrated
                • 96 min
                • War

                Antonio Margheriti and David Warbeck's follow up to The Last Hunter

                Eye of the Evil Dead (1982)

                Eye of the Evil Dead

                  • 89 min
                  • Horror

                  A young girl on vacation in Egypt is given a mysterious charm, causing her archeologist father to be struck blind inside an unexplored pyramid tomb. But when the family returns home to Manhattan, a plague of supernatural evil and sudden violence follows. Can this ancient curse be stopped before it is unleashed on the streets of New York City?

                  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....

                    Homework (1982)

                    Homework

                      • R
                      • 90 min
                      • Comedy

                      A good-looking but virginal "rockstar" teen (Morgan) tries to score with some of the local high school girls. But a classmate's mom (Collins) decides to make a man out of him.

                      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]>

                          Le notti segrete di Lucrezia Borgia (1982)

                          Le notti segrete di Lucrezia Borgia

                            • Unrated
                            • 85 min
                            • Documentary

                            On the way to Rome, a thief captures the Duke of Riviera y Fuentes and decides to take advantage of the opportunity to impersonate him. The thief makes his way to Rome in the duke’s place and seduces the mysterious Lucrecia Borgia who always wears a mask. He’s in for an erotic time at Lucrecia’s palace.

                            Le père Noël est une ordure (1982)

                            Le père Noël est une ordure

                              • PG
                              • 88 min
                              • Comedy

                              Félix, disguised as Father Christmas, hands out leaflets advertising a sexy Christmas party. His place is taken by an African Santa Claus and he returns to his caravan only to find his girlfriend Josette about to leave him. When he comes after her, she takes refuge at "SOS Distress", run by two neurotics, Thérèse and Pierre.

                              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]>