1982 Drama Movies

Blade Runner (1982)

Blade Runner

  • 89%
  • R
  • 117 min
  • Drama

Los Angeles, 2019: Rick Deckard of the LPD's Blade Runner unit prowls the steel & micro-chip jungle of the 21st century for assumed humanoids known as 'replicants'. Replicants were declared illegal after a bloody mutiny on an Off-World Colony, and are to be terminated upon detection. Man's obsession with creating a being equal to himself has back-fired.

Diner (1982)

Diner

  • 96%
  • R
  • 110 min
  • Comedy

Set in 1959, Diner shows how five young men resist their adulthood and seek refuge in their beloved Diner. The mundane, childish, and titillating details of their lives are shared. But the golden moments pass, and the men shoulder their responsibilities, leaving the Diner behind.

The King of Comedy (1982)

The King of Comedy

  • 93%
  • PG
  • 109 min
  • Comedy

The King of Comedy is a bitterly evil satire of show business. Rupert Pupkins is obsessed with becoming famous so he aims at kidnapping one of the best in the business, Jerry Langford.

Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)

Fast Times at Ridgemont High

  • 80%
  • R
  • 90 min
  • Comedy

Based on the humorous bestselling novel, Fast Times at Ridgemont High details the individual struggles of teenagers as they deal with independence, success, sexuality, money, maturity, school and just making it through the formative year.

Cat People (1982)

Cat People

  • 62%
  • R
  • 118 min
  • Drama

After years of separation, Irina (Nastassja Kinski) and her minister brother, Paul (Malcolm McDowell), reunite in New Orleans in this erotic tale of the supernatural. When zoologists capture a wild panther, Irina is drawn to the cat -- and the zoo curator (John Heard) is drawn to her. Soon, Irina's brother will have to reveal the family secret: that when sexually aroused, they turn into predatory jungle cats.

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.

    Annie (1982)

    Annie

    • 50%
    • PG
    • 127 min
    • Comedy

    In the depths of the 1930's, Annie is a fiery young orphan girl who must live in a miserable orphanage run by the tyrannical Miss Hannigan. Her seemingly hopeless situation changes dramatically when she is selected to spend a short time at the residence of the wealthy munitions industrialist, Oliver Warbucks. Quickly, she charms the hearts of the household staff and even the seemingly cold-hearted Warbucks cannot help but learn to love this wonderful girl. He decides to help Annie find her long...

    Sophie's Choice (1982)

    Sophie's Choice

    • 79%
    • R
    • 150 min
    • Drama

    Sophie is the survivor of Nazi concentration camps who has found a reason to live in Nathan a sparkling if unsteady American Jew obsessed with the Holocaust. They befriend Stengo the movies narrator a young American writer new to New York City. But the happiness of Sophie and Nathan is endangered by her ghosts and his obsessions.

    Grease 2 (1982)

    Grease 2

    • 22%
    • PG
    • 115 min
    • Comedy

    It's 1961, two years after the original Grease gang graduated, and there's a new crop of seniors and new members of the coolest cliques on campus, the Pink Ladies and T-Birds. Michael Carrington is the new kid in school - but he's been branded a brainiac. Can he fix up an old motorcycle, don a leather jacket, avoid a rumble with the leader of the T-Birds, and win the heart of Pink Lady Stephanie?

    The Verdict (1982)

    The Verdict

    • 96%
    • R
    • 129 min
    • Drama

    Frank Galvin is a down-on-his luck lawyer, reduced to drinking and ambulance chasing. Former associate Mickey Morrissey reminds him of his obligations in a medical malpractice suit that he himself served to Galvin on a silver platter: all parties willing to settle out of court. Blundering his way through the preliminaries, he suddenly realizes that perhaps after all the case should go to court: to punish the guilty, to get a decent settlement for his clients, and to restore his standing as a...

    Gandhi (1982)

    Gandhi

    • 89%
    • PG
    • 188 min
    • Biography

    The biography of Mohandas K. Gandhi, who rose from a small-time lawyer to India's spiritual leader through his philosophy of non-violent but direct-action protest.

    Rocky III (1982)

    Rocky III

    • 63%
    • PG
    • 99 min
    • Drama

    Stallone leaves the comforts of wealth to battle his newest foes, Mr. T and World Wrestling Champion Hulk Hogan.

    Tootsie (1982)

    Tootsie

    • 88%
    • PG
    • 119 min
    • Comedy

    Michael Dorsey is an actor that has been forgotten by every producer around. Desperate for work, he decides to disguise himself as an older woman - Dorothy Michaels - and try out for a soap opera part.

    When Dorsey is hired (as Dorothy), he is an overnight success with the cast, crew and fans of the show. But as his "drag" career escalates, his relationships with his friends and girlfriend falter and become increasingly more difficult. To make matters worse, he finds himself falling for his...

    An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)

    An Officer and a Gentleman

    • 81%
    • R
    • 122 min
    • Drama

    Zack Mayo is a young man who has signed up for Navy Flight School. He is a Navy brat who has a bad attitude problem. Sgt. Foley is there to train and evaluate him and will clearly find Zack wanting. Zack meets Paula, a girl who has little beyond family and must decide what it is he wants to do with his life.

    Pink Floyd The Wall (1982)

    Pink Floyd The Wall

      • R
      • 95 min
      • Drama

      The life of the fictional rock star 'Pink' is the subject of the visually evocative cult film based upon the music and visions of the group Pink Floyd as portrayed in the album of the same title. Relationships, drug abuse, sex, childhood, WWII and fascism combine in a disturbing mix of episodic live action and lyrical animation drawn by British caricaturist Gerald Scarfe.

      Q (1982)

      Q

        • R
        • 93 min
        • Drama

        New York police are bemused by reports of a giant flying lizard that has been spotted around the rooftops of New York, until the lizard starts to eat people. An out-of-work ex-con is the only person who knows the location of the monster's nest and is determined to turn the knowledge to his advantage, but will his gamble pay off or will he end up as lizard food?

        The Secret of NIMH (1982)

        The Secret of NIMH

        • 95%
        • G
        • 82 min
        • Animation

        To save her ill son, a field mouse must seek the aid of a colony of super-intelligent rats, with whom she has a deeper link than she ever suspected.

        Fanny & Alexander (1982)

        Fanny & Alexander

        • 100%
        • R
        • 188 min
        • Drama

        A widowed actress and her children suffer hardships when she marries a conservative church leader.

        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 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.