1983 December Movies

Scarface (1983)

Scarface

  • 84%
  • R
  • 170 min
  • Crime

Brian De Palma's blood-and-sun-drenched saga of a Cuban deportee's rise to the top of Miami's cocaine business has become something of a popular classic since its release; it's been referenced in rap songs and subsequent gangster movies and quoted the world over. Despite this lovefest with the dialogue, the film's brutal violence and lack of positive characters still make it controversial and disliked by certain critics. Al Pacino stars as Tony Montana, whose intelligence, guts, and ambition...

Christine (1983)

Christine

  • 67%
  • R
  • 110 min
  • Drama

Geeky student Arnie Cunningham falls for Christine, a rusty 1958 Plymouth Fury, and becomes obsessed with restoring the classic automobile to her former glory. As the car changes, so does Arnie, whose newfound confidence turns to arrogance behind the wheel of his exotic beauty. Arnie's girlfriend Leigh and best friend Dennis reach out to him, only to be met by a Fury like no other.

Silkwood (1983)

Silkwood

    • R
    • 131 min
    • Biography

    The story of Karen Silkwood, a metallurgy worker at a plutonium processing plant who was purposefully contaminated, psychologically tortured and possibly murdered to prevent her from exposing blatant worker safety violations at the plant.

    Sudden Impact (1983)

    Sudden Impact

    • 58%
    • R
    • 117 min
    • Action

    A vicious serial-killer is on the loose in San Francisco and the police trace a link to a small town further down the coast. When Harry Callahan upsets the press and the mayor in his usual style, he's shipped out of town to investigate while the heat is on. With the help of his new Magnum handgun Harry goes on the trail leaving behind the usual trail of dead criminals along the way.

    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.

    The Keep (1983)

    The Keep

    • 27%
    • R
    • 96 min
    • Action

    Nazis take over a ancient fortress that contains a mysterious entity that wreaks havoc and death upon them.

    Gorky Park (1983)

    Gorky Park

    • 77%
    • R
    • 128 min
    • Drama

    Police Inspector Renko tries to solve the case of three bodies found in Moscow's Gorky Park but finds his attempts to solve the crime impeded by his superiors. Working on his own, Renko seeks out more information and stumbles across a conspiracy involving the highest levels of the government.

    'A' Gai Wak (1983)

    'A' Gai Wak

      • PG-13
      • 106 min
      • Action

      In late 19th Century Hong Kong the British may rule the land, but the pirates rule the waters. One Coast Guard officer is Dragon Ma, who is determined that his beloved Coast Guard will not be made a fool of.

      BMX Bandits (1983)

      BMX Bandits

      • 67%
      • PG
      • 88 min
      • Adventure

      Two BMX expert bikers and a friend of theirs (Kidman) become entangled with a group of bank robbers after discovering a carton of walkie-talkies.

      D.C. Cab (1983)

      D.C. Cab

        • R
        • 100 min
        • Comedy

        The tale of a hapless group of cabbies and a rundown cab company owned by Harold. Albert comes to town with a dream of starting his own cab company but needs to motivate Harold's employees to want to make something out of themselves. It is only when Albert is kidnapped that the cabbies must decide whether or not they are loyal to Albert and his cause.

        From Star Wars to Jedi: The Making of a Saga (1983)

        From Star Wars to Jedi: The Making of a Saga

          • 65 min
          • Documentary

          Ever wonder how they ever made Star Wars, Empire Strikes Back, and Return of the Jedi? Well this documentary explains it all as we're taken on a behind-the-scenes tour of the making of the Star Wars saga. It shows how the puppets are made and worked, and creator George Lucas talks about what influenced him to do it, and everything. Narrated by Luke Skywalker himself, Mark Hamill.

          Gospel

            • Unrated
            • 92 min
            • Documentary

            A documentary concert film featuring James Cleveland and the Southern California Community Choir, Walkter Hawkins and the Mighty Clouds of Joy, Shirley Caesar, Twinkie Clark and the Clark Sisters. Written by Keath

            Heart of Steel (1983)

            Heart of Steel

              • Unrated
              • 100 min
              • Drama

              A steel factory that employs most of the town shuts down, leaving a man desperate to keep his family and friends together while alcohol consumes him in this depressing drama.

              Legend of Eight Samurai (1983)

              Legend of Eight Samurai

                • Unrated
                • 133 min
                • Documentary

                The evil Hikita clan rises from the dead to fulfill a curse on the Satomi clan by restoring the face of their warlord by using the skin of Princess Shizu. In the process of trying to capture her, the clan murders her entire family, but Princess Shizu escapes their clutches. She enlists the aid of eight samurai warriors, possessors of powerful magic crystal, led by Dosetsu (Sonny Chiba!) to help rescue the remaining members of her court and revenge her family. Along the way, they must fight...

                Los nuevos extraterrestres (1983)

                Los nuevos extraterrestres

                  • 84 min
                  • Sci-Fi

                  No overview found.

                  Premiers désirs (1983)

                  Premiers désirs

                    • 93 min
                    • Drama

                    A young woman falls for a married millionaire after her vessel capsizes near a French island.

                    Prototype (1983)

                    Prototype

                      • PG
                      • 96 min
                      • Drama

                      An intelligent android (Michael) constructed by a research team is taken outdoors and successfully passed off as human in a trial run. When the government hears of this, they order their own set of tests in Washington. When the project leader realizes the military want the android for a soldier, he can't accept it, and he and Michael go into hiding to avoid their clutches. Written by Cynan Rees <[email protected]>

                      Sahara (1983)

                      Sahara

                        • PG
                        • 111 min
                        • Adventure

                        After her father dies, young Dale takes his place in a trans-African auto race, but ends up being abducted by a desert sheik. Written by Jim Beaver <[email protected]>

                        Scalps (1983)

                        Scalps

                          • R
                          • 82 min
                          • Horror

                          Silly group of college science students go an dig around in an indian burial ground for artifacts. Unfortunately, one of them becomes possessed by the evil spirit of Black Claw so he must therefore slaughter all of his friends.

                          Seeding of a Ghost (1983)

                          Seeding of a Ghost

                            • Unrated
                            • 87 min
                            • Horror

                            A Hong Kong taxi driver suffers after being cursed by a sorcerer he accidentally hit with his cab. After the driver's wife is raped and killed by teenage hooligans, he pleads with the sorcerer to lift the hex and restore his wife to the land of the living. Otherworldly zombie chaos ensues. Written by Tom Fisher <[email protected]>