1983 Adventure Movies

Vacation (1983)

Vacation

    • R
    • 98 min
    • Adventure

    Follows the Griswold family, Clark and Ellen along with their two children Rusty and Audrey, as they venture westward from the suburbs of Chicago to the Disneyland-like theme park, Walley World. Clark has planned the trip down the last detail, including seeing the world's largest ball of twine. However, Clark's pursuit of adventure is matched by his dimwitted bumbling, leading to a vacation his family will not soon forget.

    Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)

    Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

    • 80%
    • PG
    • 135 min
    • Action

    As the Emperor himself oversees the construction of the new Death Star by Lord Darth Vader and the evil Galactic Empire, smuggler Han Solo is rescued from the clutches of the vile gangster Jabba the Hutt by his friends, Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia and Chewbacca. Leaving Skywalker Jedi training with Yoda, Solo returns to the Rebel Fleet to prepare for to complete his battle with the Empire itself. During the ensuing fighting the newly returned Skywalker is captured by Vader. Can the Rebels,...

    Octopussy (1983)

    Octopussy

    • 43%
    • PG
    • 131 min
    • Action

    When Agent 009 turns up dead at the British Embassy in Berlin holding a Russian Faberge egg, 007 is called in to investigate. He soon finds out that the egg is being sought by a collector named Kamal Khan (Jordan), who is in league with a psychopathic Soviet general, Orlov (Steven Berkhoff) who is hell-bent on Soviet domination despite reprimands from his superiors. Orlov's plan involves smuggling an atomic bomb into a U.S. Air Force Base in England, in the hopes of crippling the country and...

    The Right Stuff (1983)

    The Right Stuff

    • 97%
    • PG-13
    • 193 min
    • Adventure

    This epic chronicle of the seven pilots chosen to become astronauts for Project Mercury is based on the novel by Tom Wolfe. Deep in the desert during the 1950s, army test pilots courageously fought to break the sound barrier. These maverick men would stop at nothing to achieve winning speed. Led by their champion, Chuck Yeager (Sam Shepard), they caroused at the local watering hole while sharing tales of extreme sport and bravery--until the Russians successfully sent their Sputnik satellite...

    Never Say Never Again (1983)

    Never Say Never Again

    • 63%
    • PG
    • 134 min
    • Action

    James Bond returns as the secret agent 007 one more time to battle the evil organization SPECTRE. Bond must defeat Largo, who has stolen two atomic warheads for nuclear blackmail. But Bond has an ally in Largo's girlfriend, the willowy Domino, who falls for Bond and seeks revenge. This is the last time for Sean Connery as Her Majesty's Secret Agent 007. Made outside of the traditional Broccoli production environment due to separate rights having been obtained for this specific Ian Fleming story.

    Superman III (1983)

    Superman III

    • 26%
    • PG
    • 125 min
    • Action

    In mortal enemies, the Man of Steel has no match. Even faced with a trio of sinister super-powered villains from his home planet, Superman saved the day. But can super-strength stand up to the diabolical circuitry of a criminally insane computer? Enter Gus Gorman (Richard Pryor), a genial half-wit who just happens to be a natural-born genius at computer programming. In his hands, a computer keyboard turns into a deadly weapon . . . and soon, Superman faces the microelectronic menace of his...

    Krull (1983)

    Krull

    • 33%
    • PG
    • 121 min
    • Fantasy

    An army embarks on an immense and indescribable journey into the Black Fortress of the galaxies to subdue the planets where Krull has arranged the marriage of a Prince and Princes who are to join his alliance. English heroic fantasy film from 1983 with a fantastic score by James Horner.

    Deathstalker (1983)

    Deathstalker

      • 80 min
      • Action

      The warrior Deathstalker is tasked by an old witch lady to obtain and unite the three powers of creation - a chalice, an amulet, and a sword - lest the evil magician Munkar get them and use them for nefarious purposes. After obtaining the sword, Deathstalker joins with other travelers going to the Big Tournament to determine the strongest warrior. The false king holds the true princess in captivity, and plots to have Deathstalker killed, and Deathstalker must fight to free the princess.

      Fire and Ice (1983)

      Fire and Ice

        • PG
        • 81 min
        • Animation

        In this animated tale, a tiny village is destroyed by a surging glacier, which serves as the deadly domain for the evil Ice Lord, Nekron. The only survivor is a young warrior, Larn, who vows to avenge this act of destruction. The evil continues, however, as Nekron's palace of ice heads straight towards Fire Keep, the great fortress ruled by the good King Jarol. When Jarol's beautiful daughter, Teegra, is abducted by Nekron's sub-human ape-like creatures, Larn begins a daring search for her....

        Uncommon Valor (1983)

        Uncommon Valor

        • 56%
        • R
        • 105 min
        • Action

        A group of Vietnam War veterans re-unite to rescue one of their own left behind and taken prisoner by the Vietnamese. Supported his father (a retired military man himself) and a rich businessman whose son was also a POW, the group engages in a dangerous and violent adventure trying to rescue the POWs and at the same time re-direct their lives.

        BMX Bandits (1983)

        BMX Bandits

        • 67%
        • PG
        • 88 min
        • Adventure

        Teens P.J. and Goose get their thrills on BMX bikes, performing hair-raising tricks all across Sydney, Australia. Along with their new friend Judy, they discover a box of walkie-talkies -- and find out that a gang of criminals intends to use them to monitor police signals during a bank robbery. When the young trio snatches the devices, it propels them on a hair-raising adventure in which their pedaling skills might just save their necks.

        Yellowbeard (1983)

        Yellowbeard

        • 22%
        • PG
        • 96 min
        • Action

        For years Yellowbeard had looted the Spanish Main, making men eat their lips and swallow their hearts. Caught and convicted for tax evasion, he's sentenced to 20 years in St. Victim's Prison for the Extremely Naughty. In a scheme to confiscate his fabulous treasure, the Royal Navy allows him to escape and follows him, where saucy tarts, lisping demigods and some awful puns and punishments await.

        "The Fall Guy" Manhunter

          • R
          • 60 min
          • Action
          Antarctica (1983)

          Antarctica

            • 112 min
            • Adventure

            Two Japanese scientists, Ushioda and Ochi, develop a bond with their sled dogs while on an expedition in Antarctica...

            Big Bird in China (1983)

            Big Bird in China

              • Unrated
              • 75 min
              • Adventure

              Big Bird and his Sesame Street companion, Barkley, the big, fluffy dog, travel across China in search of the legendary Feng Huang, the Phoenix Bird. Along the way they visit with Chinese schoolchildren, watch a Tai Ji demonstration, learn some Chinese words and songs, and meet the mischievous Monkey King. Written by Doug Mulhaire

              Bimini Code (1983)

              Bimini Code

                • Unrated
                • 85 min
                • Adventure

                Two female adventurers travel to the Bermuda Triangle to search after a young boy who disappeared mysteriously.

                - Written by

                Ørnås

                Bullshot (1983)

                Bullshot

                  • 85 min
                  • Action

                  The dashing Captain Hugh "Bullshot" Crummond - WWI ace fighter pilot, Olympic athlete, racing driver, part-time sleuth and all round spiffing chap - must save the world from the dastardly Count Otto van Bruno, his wartime adversary. And, of course, win the heart of a jolly nice young lady.

                  California Cowboys (1983)

                  California Cowboys

                    • PG
                    • 92 min
                    • Documentary

                    Pauli and his friend Daniel hop on their bikes and ride across the border to Mexico to try out a bar called Rosa's Cantina, which happens to be next to the infamous El Diablo prison. Though some of the locals try to warn the two gringos away, Pauli unwisely insists on going in. In the course of the evening, he manages to start a fight with the many prison guards unwinding from work, and gets arrested. Daniel, who managed to avoid arrest, tries repeatedly to negotiate for Pauli's...

                    Conquest (1983)

                    Conquest

                      • R
                      • 88 min
                      • Action

                      Italian sword and sorcery epic from splatter director Lucio Fulci loosely inspired from the Hercules mythos about two warriors on a quest and a vengeful demon who throws all kinds of nasty creatures along the way to fill scenes of gory violence. Written by Humberto Amador

                      Crusher Joe (1983)

                      Crusher Joe

                        • Unrated
                        • 125 min
                        • Action

                        Enter the tale of the Crusher Council, a group of rugged individuals known for assignments ranging from transportation to terraforming and everything in between. In the early days of space exploration the Crushers took on the job of destroying asteroids and defining space lanes. Because of their work, they were nicknamed "Crushers" which eventually became their business moniker. Despite the rough and ready nature of the Crushers' work, they subscribe to a few steadfast rules. Unethical and...