1982 February Movies

Swamp Thing (1982)

Swamp Thing

  • 60%
  • PG
  • 91 min
  • Horror

Dr. Alec Holland, hidden away in the depths of a murky swamp, is trying to create a new species - a combination of animal and plant capable of adapting and thriving in the harshest conditions. Unfortunately he becomes subject of his own creation and is transformed . . . Arcane, desperate for the formula attempts to capture the Swamp Thing. An explosive chase ensues that ultimately ends with a confrontation between Holland and a changed Arcane.

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.

    Butterfly (1982)

    Butterfly

      • R
      • 107 min
      • Crime

      Orson Welles, as judge Rauch, holds a lengthy trial against Jess Tyler, a caretaker deserted by his wife ten years before, who's accused of improper relations with his daughter Kady. Complications follows when Wash, father of Kady's baby, comes back to take her away. Written by Adalberto Fornario

      Missing (1982)

      Missing

      • 96%
      • PG
      • 122 min
      • Drama

      Based on the real-life experiences of Ed Horman. A conservative American businessman travels to a South American country to investigate the sudden disappearance of his son after a right-wing military takeover. Accompanied by his son's wife he uncovers a trail of cover-ups that implicate the US State department which supports the right-wing dictatorship.

      One from the Heart (1982)

      One from the Heart

      • 46%
      • R
      • 107 min
      • Musical

      Hank and Frannie don't seem to be able to live together anymore. After a five-year relationship, lustful and dreamy Frannie leaves down-to-earth Hank on the anniversary of their relationship. Each one of them meets their dream mate, but as bright as they may seem, they are but a stage of lights and colors. Will true love prevail over a seemingly glamorous passion? Welcome to Coppola's Broadway-like romantic musical.

      The Beast Within (1982)

      The Beast Within

      • 14%
      • 98 min
      • Horror

      In the beginning of the movie you see a woman getting raped by a man-creature of some sort. The movie takes place years later when the child that was a result of that rape is on the rampage looking for a girl to rape to start the process all over again.

      Cannery Row (1982)

      Cannery Row

      • 80%
      • 120 min
      • Comedy

      A depressed section of Monterey, California is the backdrop for an offbeat romantic comedy about a pair of mismatched lovers. Doc is a lonely marine biologist and former baseball star. Suzy is a scrappy, abrasive drifter who can't even succeed as a prostitute. Add Cannery Row's band of resident drunken derelicts to the mix and fireworks result, though not the romantic kind.

      American Playhouse For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf (1982)

      "American Playhouse" For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf

        • Unrated
        • 78 min
        • Comedy

        The powerful tales of seven diverse African-American women are woven together in this 1982 performance of Ntozake Shange's Obie Award-winning landmark play. A breakthrough portrayal of black women's experiences in America, the story combines music, poetry and dance to celebrate their unique culture while painting a poignant portrait of their terrible struggles.

        A Pool Without Water (1982)

        A Pool Without Water

          • Unrated
          • 103 min
          • Crime

          A married man with a boring job, wife talks too much, bratty children, live in cramped place, envisions a way to end this misery while keeping his family life. He schemes chloroforming an attractive waitress. He chloroforms her as she sleeps, and he has sex with her. He does the same with other women as well, but returns to the waitress, at times living a token for her. By mistake, he removes his mask and falls unconscious and wakes up in her room and start thinking about what the outcome will...

          A Question of Silence (1982)

          A Question of Silence

            • R
            • 92 min
            • Drama

            Three women, all strangers to each other, meet in a dress boutique. One of the three is approached by the male proprietor as she is shoplifting a garment. When he approaches her the other two join her in beating the man to death. Other female shoppers ignore the whole situation and leave when the crime is complete. The court appoints a female psychriatrist to examine the women; contrary to public opinion the psychiatrist finds they are not insane but implies the rage expressed by the crime is...

            Apprehension (1982)

            Apprehension

              • Unrated
              • 96 min
              • Documentary

              Inge Herold is in her mid-thirties. She is divorced and lives with her 15-year-old son. She works as a psychologist and social worker and is involved with a married man. Suddenly, Inge finds out she may have breast cancer, which would mean an operation the very next day. The 24 hours before the planned surgery puts her under enormous psychological pressure and she begins to reevaluate her life. With heightened awareness of matters of everyday life, she realizes that what she...

              Caligula: The Untold Story (1982)

              Caligula: The Untold Story

                • Unrated
                • 109 min
                • Documentary

                The deranged Roman emperor Gainus 'Caligula' (Little Boots) Caesar (12-41 A.D.) rules Rome with an iron fist and has anyone tortured and executed for even the slightest insubordination. Mostly set during the last year of his reign, as Caligula loses support due to his brutal and crazed excess, a young Moor woman, named Miriam, becomes his lover while plotting to kill him to avenge the murder of a friend which Caligula was responsible for. But Miriam is torn between her personal...

                Concurs (1982)

                Concurs

                  • Unrated
                  • 104 min
                  • Drama

                  An outdoors orientation contest turns into a journey to the participants' self and conscience.

                  Cry For The Strangers (1982)

                  Cry For The Strangers

                    • Unrated
                    • 97 min
                    • Mystery

                    The little coastal town of Clark's Harbor seems like the perfect place for psychiatrist Brad Russell and his wife to get a little peace and spend more time with each other. But the locals don't seem very friendly and, every time a storm rolls in, another mysterious death occurs... Could an ancient Indian legend of ghostly tribes and human sacrifice have anything to do with it? Written by <[email protected]>

                    Die Sehnsucht der Veronika Voss (1982)

                    Die Sehnsucht der Veronika Voss

                      • R
                      • 104 min
                      • Drama

                      In Munich 1955, German film star Veronika Voss becomes a drug addict at the mercy of corrupt Dr. Marianne Katz, who keeps her supplied with morphine. After meeting sports writer Robert Krohn, Veronika begins to dream of a return to stardom. As the couple's relationship escalates in intensity, Veronika begins seriously planning her return to the screen -- only to realize how debilitated she has become through her drug habit.

                      Jeevan Dhaara (1982)

                      Jeevan Dhaara

                        • Family

                        Mr. Shrivastav abandons his family for a life of hermitage. His family struggles to carry on financially in his absence, with two daughters: Sangeeta and Geeta forced to carry the burden of employment, while their brother Ashok gambles their earnings away.

                        Kung Fu from Beyond the Grave (1982)

                        Kung Fu from Beyond the Grave

                          • Unrated
                          • 88 min
                          • Horror

                          On the 7th month of the lunar calendar, all ghosts and spirits are active and get to walk the earth for the month so that they can find a way to reincarnate. During one of these nights, a young kid named Chun Sing (Billy Chong), is visited by his dead Father. Chun Sing's father states that he was murdered by a man named Kam Tai Fu (Lo Lieh). And as you may have guessed, Chun Sing must avenge his father's death. It won't be easy though because Kam Tai Fu has some help in the form of a Black...

                          La Bohème (1982)

                          La Bohème

                            • Unrated
                            • 116 min
                            • Drama

                            Puccini's best-loved work, with its unforgettable period designs by Julia Trevelyan Oman, comes to the big screen with an outstanding cast. La boheme is one of the most famously melodious and eternally popular of all operas. The carefree attitude of youth and the harsh realities of life are poignantly contrasted through the tender affair of Mimi and Rodolfo, from the heights of their first meeting through to its tragic end. One of The Royal Opera's most loved productions brings to life Paris of...

                            Lentävät luupäät (1982)

                            Lentävät luupäät

                              • Unrated
                              • 84 min
                              • Comedy

                              Two guys from Häme find out that they actually are from Karjala. At the same time Flybug bites one of the guys. That means he must learn to fly or he gonna die. Reborn Karjala-boys goes at the airport and fun begins. Soon they become acquainted with a robot that runs with booze, two scoundrels and beautiful Miss Universum. Written by Kari M.

                              Lois Gibbs and the Love Canal (1982)

                              Lois Gibbs and the Love Canal

                                • Unrated
                                • 100 min
                                • Documentary

                                Lois Gibbs never expected to be living the American Dream at 24 years of age, able to afford to live in a home in the seemingly perfect suburb of Love Canal, Niagara Falls. Still, life isn't going so great, her kids and neighbors are falling ill and she has no idea why, until she learns of the sinister secret lurking underground, a cover-up from a chemical factory that buried several tonnes of hazardous waste underground there during the 1940's. After discovering she's living...