1982 October Movies

First Blood (1982)

First Blood

    • R
    • 93 min
    • Action

    When former Green Beret John Rambo is harassed by local law enforcement and arrested for vagrancy, the Vietnam vet snaps, runs for the hills and rat-a-tat-tats his way into the action-movie hall of fame. Hounded by a relentless sheriff, Rambo employs heavy-handed guerilla tactics to shake the cops off his tail.

    Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982)

    Halloween III: Season of the Witch

      • R
      • 99 min
      • Horror

      Silver Shamrock, a mass producer of Halloween masks, plan to kill millions of innocent children worldwide by placing pieces of Stonehenge rock into small tags and attaching them to the masks. When children all over the world sit down to watch the Silver Shamrock advert, terror and panic will spread. Dr. Dan Challis investigates into a series of bizarre and horrifying incidents which begin to unfold before Halloween evening, and comes face to face with the sinister figure of Conal Conhran, maker...

      My Favorite Year (1982)

      My Favorite Year

      • 100%
      • PG
      • 92 min
      • Comedy

      Benjy Stone is the junior writer on the top rated variety/comedy show, in the mid 50s (the early years). Alan Swann, an Erol Flynn type actor with a drinking problem is to be that weeks guest star.

      Tenebre (1982)

      Tenebre

        • NR
        • 110 min
        • Horror

        An American writer in Rome is stalked by a serial killer bent on harassing him while killing all people associated with his work on his latest book.

        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?

          A Stranger Is Watching (1982)

          A Stranger Is Watching

            • R
            • 92 min
            • Crime

            The 11-year old daughter and girlfriend of a man whose wife had been raped and killed in front of his daughter three years earlier are kidnapped by the same killer. Held captive in a bunker below Grand Central Station, the two plot their escape while the police try to track the kidnaper. Written by Jerry Milani <[email protected]>

            Android (1982)

            Android

            • 83%
            • PG
            • 80 min
            • Sci-Fi

            Eccentric scientist Dr. Daniel and his shy assistant Max lead a quiet life on their space station, carrying out illegal research on androids, until they receive an unwelcome visit from three fugitives one of whom is female. Both Dr. Daniel and Max show an interest in her, but one of the other visitors has more sinister intentions.

            Arvottomat (1982)

            Arvottomat

              • 119 min
              • Crime

              A criminal, his friend and his former girlfriend find their lives intertwining with each other.

              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]>

                Brimstone & Treacle (1982)

                Brimstone & Treacle

                  • R
                  • 87 min
                  • Drama

                  Brimstone and Treacle is a modern gothic tale about the evil that men do and the price that must be paid to make things right. The film, a remake of a 1976 teleplay that included Denholm Elliot in its original cast as Mr. Bates, the film also included an incredibly cool soundtrack of songs by artists like The Go-Go's, The Police, Squeeze and an irreverently stylish 1930's little diddy called "Spread A Little Happiness", performed by Sting by himself.

                  Cain at Abel (1982)

                  Cain at Abel

                    • Unrated
                    • 109 min
                    • Action

                    In this modern-day version of the biblical legend on Cain and Abel, strong-willed matriarch Señora Pina favors her younger son Ellis over the older Loren whom she blames for the death of her husband. Ellis grows up cowardly and spoiled while Loren becomes a responsible family man despite his increasing resentment towards his mother. What began as a sibling rivalry develops into a deep feud that would later escalate into a large-scale war - with all the mayhem and bloodshed.

                    Dark Circle (1982)

                    Dark Circle

                      • Unrated
                      • 82 min
                      • Documentary

                      Documentary about the nuclear industry.

                      - Written by

                      Keath

                      Deadly Eyes (1982)

                      Deadly Eyes

                        • R
                        • 87 min
                        • Horror

                        Corn grain contaminated with steroids produces large rats the size of small dogs who begin feeding on the residents of Toronto. Paul, a college basketball coach, teams up with Kelly, a local health inspector, to uncover the source of the mysterious rat attacks and they eventually try to prevent the opening of a new subway line as well as find the mutant rats nest quickly, or there will be a huge massacre of the entire city!

                        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.

                          Fall Guy (1982)

                          Fall Guy

                            • Unrated
                            • 109 min
                            • Documentary

                            Ginshiro, threatened by poor repute and upcoming star Tachibana, forces his friend Yasu to marry Konatsu, Ginshiro's pregnant mistress; Yasu becomes a stuntman to make ends meet.

                            Forbidden Love (1982)

                            Forbidden Love

                              • Unrated
                              • 100 min
                              • Drama

                              A young doctor meets and falls in love with the older Joanna, who is on the board of directors at his hospital. The people around them, including their families, have a hard time accepting the age difference, and they must decide whether to call it quits or stick with each other. Written by Lars Skogan <[email protected]>

                              Honeyboy (1982)

                              Honeyboy

                                • Unrated
                                • 100 min

                                Rico 'Honeyboy' Ramirez is a Puerto Rican from the south Bronx who finds fame and fortune as a middleweight boxer. But he soon learns that it's not all it's cracked up to be when he loses sight of his goals. First by becoming romantically involved with his attractive publicist, and then having to prove himself in the ring after learning that his biggest victory was rigged by his shady, mob-connected, promoters.

                                - Written by

                                Matt Patay

                                Identification of a Woman (1982)

                                Identification of a Woman

                                • 62%
                                • Unrated
                                • 128 min
                                • Drama

                                The movie director Niccolò has just been left by his wife. Subsequently he embarks on an obsessive relationship with a young woman who eventually leaves him and disappears (shades also of L'Avventura) while searching for her, he meets a variety of other willing girls. This gives him the idea of making a movie about women's relationships. He starts to search for a woman who can play the leading part in the movie.

                                It's Your Move

                                  • Unrated
                                  • 30 min
                                  • Short

                                  A young married couple unwisely entrust an inept removals team with their move into a new home.

                                  La colmena (1982)

                                  La colmena

                                    • 105 min
                                    • Drama

                                    As in the novel of the same title from Camilo Jose Cela, "La Colmena" is a sad composition with the stories of many people in the Madrid of 1942, just the postwar of the spanish civil war. The main theme of the film is the contrast between the poets, surviving close to misery under the Franco's regime, and the winners of the war, the emerging class of the people that makes easy money with illegal business.