1983 May Movies

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,...

Nostalghia (1983)

Nostalghia

    • 125 min
    • Drama

    The Russian poet Gortchakov, accompanied by guide and translator Eugenia, is traveling through Italy researching the life of an 18th century Russian composer. In a ancient spa town, he meets the lunatic Domenico. As Eugenia tries to tempt Gortchakov into infidelity, he becomes drawn to the lunatic. In a series of dreams,everything becomes intertwined.

    Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (1983)

    Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence

      • R
      • 123 min
      • Drama

      In 1942 British soldier Jack Celliers comes to a japanese prison camp. The camp is run by Yonoi, who has a firm belief in discipline, honour and glory. In his view, the allied prisoners are cowards when they chose to surrender instead of commiting suicide. One of the prisoners, interpreter John Lawrence, tries to explain the japanese way of thinking, but is considered a traitor.

      The Final Terror (1983)

      The Final Terror

        • R
        • 82 min
        • Horror

        A group of friends and their girlfriends head out for what is expected to be a vacation of hiking, camping and a good time, but when a backwoods mama finds them on her turf, it becomes anything but a vacation.

        Breathless (1983)

        Breathless

        • 64%
        • R
        • 100 min
        • Action

        Jesse has to get out of Las Vegas quickly, and steals a car to drive to L.A. On the way he shoots a police man. When he makes it to L.A. he stays with Monica, a girl he has only known for a few days. As the film progresses, the police get closer to him, and the crimes escalate.

        Doctor Detroit (1983)

        Doctor Detroit

          • R
          • 89 min
          • Comedy

          A shy but gentle man named Clifford Skridlow is a professor of comparative literature at the financially-strapped fictional Monroe College in Chicago. A chance encounter with four beautiful women at a restaurant changes his life forever.

          Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone (1983)

          Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone

          • 20%
          • PG
          • 90 min
          • Adventure

          Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone is a 1983 pulp, action-comedy, science fiction film. The movie stars Peter Strauss, Molly Ringwald, Ernie Hudson, Andrea Marcovicci, and Michael Ironside. The movie is about a bounty hunter who goes on a mission to rescue three women stranded on a brutal planet and meets a vagrant teenage girl along the way.

          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

            Bill Cosby: Himself (1983)

            Bill Cosby: Himself

            • 83%
            • PG
            • 103 min
            • Comedy

            A 1983 stand-up comedy film featuring the comedy of Bill Cosby. Filmed before a live audience at the Hamilton Place Theatre, in Hamilton, Ontario. Cosby gives his comedic views on people who drink too much & take drugs, going to the dentist, marriage and parenthood.

            Carmen (1983)

            Carmen

              • R
              • 102 min
              • Drama

              While rehearing Carmen of Bizet, the middle-aged choreographer Antonio brings the sexy Carmen to perform the lead role. Antonio falls in love for Carmen, who is an independent and seductive woman incapable to accept a possessive love. When Carmen has an affair with another dancer, Antonio is consumed by his jealousy like D. José in the original opera, entwining fiction with reality.

              Chained Heat (1983)

              Chained Heat

              • 56%
              • R
              • 95 min
              • Action

              Linda Blair plays Carol, a young woman who must serve 18 months in prison after killing a man (by accident). The prison turns out to be brimming with decadence, corruption and sleaze, where the other female inmates are sadistic crack-selling lesbian rapists and the guards and warden are no better. Racial tensions are high as the inmates is divided into two factions, blacks and whites, who must either join together against the management or kill each other trying. A sleazy blend of sexploitation...

              De lift (1983)

              De lift

                • R
                • 99 min
                • Fantasy

                A lift begins displaying some erratic behavior, like trapping some party goers and nearly suffocating them, and decapitating a security guard. Felix, the technician from the lift company, can't find anything wrong with the circuitry. When he and a nosy reporter begin asking questions of the lift company's electronics partner (Rising Sun Electronics) his boss puts him on a leave of absence. A subsequent visit to a professor leads them to believe that some evil experiments are being conducted...

                Der Scout (1983)

                Der Scout

                  • Unrated
                  • 102 min
                  • Family

                  The film is based on real events. At the end of the seventies of the previous century the fights against the Sioux were over, and the US-Army started putting the Indian tribes living to the West of the Rocky Mountains into reservations. Among those tribes was the peaceful hunter and fisher tribe of the Nez Perces. The cavalry under Colonel Howard takes the horses of the Nez Perces in order to prevent them from fleeing to Canada, which would be the tribe's only option to avoid...

                  Eureka (1983)

                  Eureka

                    • R
                    • 130 min
                    • Drama

                    Arctic prospector Jack McCann, after fifteen years of solitary searching, becomes one of the world's wealthiest men when he literally falls into a mountain of gold in 1925. Years later, in 1945, he lives in luxury on a Caribbean island that he owns. But his wealth brings him no peace of mind as he copes with Helen, his bored, alcoholic wife; Tracy, his dear, but headstrong, daughter who has married a dissolute, philandering social-climber; and Miami mobsters who want his island to build a...

                    I Want to Live

                      • Unrated
                      • 100 min
                      • Biography

                      The movie tells the story of a woman who struggles and fights to escape the gas chamber being condemned with capital punishment because of her participation in a hold up in which a person was killed. Written by Volker Boehm

                      Jaani Dost (1983)

                      Jaani Dost

                        • Action

                        Cobra, a smuggler king, advises Zamindar Dharmaraj Singh to take his wealth abroad to prevent its confiscation by the Government and kills the Zamindar. His son Veeru escapes and comes a police officer. As he is assigned to bust the gang of Cobra and his brother Hari he pretends to join the gang and gets acquainted with their operations. Raju is a driver who loves Meena whom he had rescued from street toughs. Meena and her mother Poorna are abducted and confined by the smugglers but Raju and...

                        L'été Meurtrier (1983)

                        L'été Meurtrier

                          • R
                          • 130 min
                          • Drama

                          In spring 1976, a 19-year-old beauty, her German-born mother, and her crippled father move to the town of a firefighter nicknamed Pin-Pon. Everyone notices the provocative Eliane. She singles out Pin-Pon and soon is crying on his shoulder (she's myopic and hates her reputation as a dunce and as easy); she moves in with him, knits baby clothes, and plans their wedding. Is this love or some kind of plot? She asks Pin-Pon's mother and aunt about the piano in the barn: who delivered it on a...

                          Still Smokin (1983)

                          Still Smokin

                            • R
                            • 91 min
                            • Comedy

                            Cheech & Chong are invited to a celebrity party in Amsterdam. When they get there, however, it turns out that the guy who invited them has taken off with all the money. They are actually expecting Burt Reynolds and Dolly Parton, so our heroes get to be Mr. Burt and Mr. Dolly.

                            The Professional: Golgo 13 (1983)

                            The Professional: Golgo 13

                              • Unrated
                              • 91 min
                              • Animation

                              Indestructible to his enemies and irrestible to women, the professional assassin codenamed GOLGO 13 is shrouded in mystery and anonymity. If you're on his hit list your already dead. Always hired on his reputation alone, GOLGO 13 never breaks a contract. But can he survive the combine forces of the FBI, CIA, The Pentagon and the U.S. Army? Has the nameless agent finally met his match against the superhuman powers of the Snake and the twin evils of the psychopathic mercenaries, Gold and...

                              The Terry Fox Story (1983)

                              The Terry Fox Story

                                • Unrated
                                • 97 min
                                • Biography

                                Terry Fox has lost a leg to cancer. Frustrated with the lack of public support for or recognition of cancer victims and amputees, he sets himself the task of running across Canada to raise money for cancer research: his "Marathon of Hope". Written by Murray Chapman <[email protected]>