1983 January Movies (By Title)

"American Playhouse" The Skin of Our Teeth

    • Unrated
    • 113 min
    • Comedy

    Production of Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer-winning play about mankind's triumph over chaos, which wildly altered dramatic conventions in freely shifting between modern-day New Jersey and the ice age - the Antrobus family pets being dinosaurs; and having characters speaking directly to the audience and criticizing the way their own dialogue was written. Written by scgary66

    2020 Texas Gladiators (1983)

    2020 Texas Gladiators

      • R
      • 91 min
      • Action

      Dopo una guerra atomica il caos è piombato sulla terra e la legge della jungla ha preso il sopravvento. Nisus e Maida si incontrano quando il gruppo di cui fa parte Nisus, che si è dedicato a riportare la giustizia, la salva. I due decidono di andare verso sud dove finalmente si sta cercando di ricostruire in pace. Ma, dopo qualche anno, dopo la nascita della figlia Kezia, il posto viene attaccato. Sembra destino che non debbano mai trovare la pace. Written by Baldinotto da...

      Amos 'n' Andy: Anatomy of A Controversy

        • 48 min
        • Documentary

        A documentary that explores the removal of the popular television show Amos 'n' Andy in 1953 during the civil rights movement.

        Angst (1983)

        Angst

          • NONE
          • 75 min
          • Drama

          A man is released from prison after serving four years for murdering an elderly woman. He quickly begins to feel the compulsion to kill again.

          Anna to the Infinite Power (1983)

          Anna to the Infinite Power

            • Unrated
            • 101 min

            Anna Hart was always an odd child, a genius, a shoplifter, desperately afraid of flickering lights, with strange prophetic dreams. Simultaneously, several strange things begin to happen. A strange, mysterious neighbor, by the name of MacKayla moves in next door to the Harts. And, most frightening of all, Anna sees her exact double on the television one night. As her investigation of the other Anna, Anna Smithson, progresses, she begins to learn the truth. The truth about a woman...

            Attack of the Super Monsters (1983)

            Attack of the Super Monsters

              • Unrated
              • 83 min
              • Animation

              In the near future it's discovered that the dinosaurs did not die off, but instead live on near the center of the Earth. The evil lord Tyrannus uses the mutated dinosaurs descendents to attack Earth in his effort to rule the world. Can Gemini Force, a group of four superpowered teens who've pledged to protect the Earth, stop his plans? Written by Mike Konczewski 70 millions years ago, the creatures known as dinosaurs mysteriously disappeared from planet Earth. Until now, it was assumed they...

              Black Venus (1983)

              Black Venus

                • G
                • 95 min
                • Drama

                Spanish actor Jose Antonio Ceinos stars as a down-and-out sculptor, whose inspiration returns with the strange appearance of a beautiful, mysterious black muse. Written by Lammastide

                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...

                  Challenge of the Lady Ninja (1983)

                  Challenge of the Lady Ninja

                    • Unrated
                    • 92 min
                    • Action

                    During the Japanese occupation of Shanghai, a Chinese woman trains in the covert arts. When she arrives in Hong Kong, she learns that her brother works on behalf the Japanese cause. She then pulls together a team of women warriors to stop her brother.

                    - Written by

                    Neva Friedenn

                    Copper Mountain (1983)

                    Copper Mountain

                      • PG
                      • 60 min
                      • Comedy

                      Two friends travel to a ski resort, with one looking to hit the slopes, while the other spends time trying to pick up women.

                      Copperhead: The Snake Movie (1983)

                      Copperhead: The Snake Movie

                        • R
                        • 95 min
                        • Thriller

                        A crazed family lives in a swamp. The father's hobby is killing as many snakes as he can. One day the snakes decide to take their revenge.

                        Danton (1983)

                        Danton

                        • 88%
                        • 136 min
                        • Biography

                        Danton (Gérard Depardieu) and Robespierre (Wojciech Pszoniak) were close friends and fought together in the French Revolution, but by 1793 Robespierre was France's ruler, determined to wipe out opposition with a series of mass executions that became known as the Reign of Terror. Danton, well known as a spokesman of the people, had been living in relative solitude in the French countryside, but he returned to Paris to challenge Robespierre's violent rule and call for the people to demand their...

                        Disconnected (1983)

                        Disconnected

                          • R
                          • 82 min
                          • Crime

                          The focus is on the twins, Alicia and Barbara (both played by Frances Raines) who become involved with the ominous Franklin (Mark Walker) and a series of murders. Alicia works at the local video store and has been getting odd phone calls after she broke up with her boyfriend. The police suspect that Franklin is involved in a series of gruesome murders. Written by Ørnås

                          Duel to the Death (1983)

                          Duel to the Death

                            • R
                            • 86 min
                            • Action

                            One of the last of the Old School Hong Kong martial arts flicks, this one deals with a legendary competition in swordplay and fighting that ends up being fought between two great warriors, a Chinese man and a Japanese man, who, over the course of the film, have become friends. Written by Mark Toscano <[email protected]>

                            Duvar (1983)

                            Duvar

                              • Unrated
                              • 117 min
                              • Drama

                              Teens in a Turkish prison struggle to survive under hideous conditions. Made by dying Yilmaz Guney in France, after he escaped from a Turkish prison, enabling him to accept his award at Cannes for Yol (The Road). When the Turkish superstar leading man turned human rights activist, Guney was convicted for pro-Kurdish political activity and murder, by the Turkish military regime. Director/writer Guney's last film, Duvar (The Wall), was banned in Turkey for 17 years. The incarcerated teens...

                              Escape from Hellhole (1983)

                              Escape from Hellhole

                                • Unrated
                                • 100 min
                                • Thriller

                                Indonesian film about a Punjabi girl getting tricked into living with a big time pimp. Uncle MG as they call him, abducts virgins, and forces them to submit to his hymen bustin ways. The not so attractive gals get several chances to marry Uncle MG, or it's into his private jail. Old wives become queen bees, and must submit to the guards.

                                - Written by

                                Ørnås

                                Go for It (1983)

                                Go for It

                                  • 107 min
                                  • Adventure

                                  Mason is driving a truck when he takes on his lorry Rosco a hitchhiker. Traffic police stop them for a control but they are confused for two robbers. They manage to escape in a very strange way from this situation, but just to fall in a worse one. They run to the airport trying to take the first flight available. The couple not only succeeds to have a free flight to Miami but someone give them a bag full of million dollars. Later Rosco and Mason will understand that this time they were confused...

                                  Heat and Dust (1983)

                                  Heat and Dust

                                    • 133 min
                                    • Drama

                                    The parallel story of Anne and her grand-aunt Olivia in their experiences in India

                                    Hero (1983)

                                    Hero

                                      • 173 min
                                      • Musical

                                      Hero is the story of a criminal transforming and evolving as a good person under the influence of love. Jackie is a baddie with a heart of gold though, who has to settle scores with the area's 'Thakur' and his police officer son Sanjeev Kumar. So he opts for kidnapping their soft spot, Radha, Thakur khandaan's only daughter. Radha is given to understand that Jackie and his gang are police people who have taken her away to the safety of jungles because their house has been invaded by dacoits....

                                      Hunters Crossing (1983)

                                      Hunters Crossing

                                        • Unrated
                                        • 89 min
                                        • Action

                                        "Hunter's crossing" is about a mercenary (Bruce Baron as Al Hunter) trying to rescue a millionnaire's son raptured by Filipino pirates.

                                        - Written by

                                        Anonymous