1983 October Movies

Never Say Never Again (1983)

Never Say Never Again

  • 63%
  • PG
  • 134 min
  • Action

SPECTRE agents under the command of Ernst Blofeld infiltrate a US air force base situated in the UK and steal two Tomahawk cruise missiles. When NATO is held to ransom, the British reactive their "00" agents and send James Bond to recapture the warheads and kill Blofeld.

The Dead Zone (1983)

The Dead Zone

  • 89%
  • R
  • 103 min
  • Horror

Johnny Smith is a schoolteacher with his whole life ahead of him. Unfortunately, after leaving his fiancee's home one night, he is involved in a wreck with an 18-wheeler and is in a coma for 5 years. When he wakes up from it, he discovers he has an ability to see into other people's lives, past, present and future, by coming into physical contact.

La chiave (1983)

La chiave

    • 116 min
    • Drama

    After twenty years of marriage, art professor Nino Rolfe attempts to break down his wife Teresa's conventional modesty. Noticing her affection for their daughter's fiancé, Nino instigates her sexual interest in him as well. This sets off a chain of unexpected events and emotional complications, as Nino and his unpredictable fascist daughter find that they both enjoy being jealous.

    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...

    Rumble Fish (1983)

    Rumble Fish

    • 71%
    • R
    • 94 min
    • Drama

    Rusty James is the leader of a small, dying gang in an industrial town. He lives in the shadow of the memory of his absent, older brother -- The Motorcycle Boy. His mother has left, his father drinks, school has no meaning for him and his relationships are shallow. He is drawn into one more gang fight and the events that follow begin to change his life.

    All the Right Moves (1983)

    All the Right Moves

    • 53%
    • R
    • 91 min
    • Drama

    Sensitive study of a headstrong high school football star who dreams of getting out of his small Western Pennsylvania steel town with a football scholarship. His equally ambitious coach aims at a college position, resulting in a clash which could crush the player's dreams

    El Norte (1983)

    El Norte

      • R
      • 141 min
      • Adventure

      Brother and sister Enrique and Rosa flee persecution at home in Guatemala and journey north, through Mexico and on to the United States, with the dream of starting a new life. It’s a story that happens every day, but until Gregory Nava’s groundbreaking El Norte (The North), the personal travails of immigrants crossing the border to America had never been shown in the movies with such urgent humanism. A work of social realism imbued with dreamlike imagery, El Norte is a lovingly rendered,...

      Adam (1983)

      Adam

        • Unrated
        • 100 min
        • Drama

        After their child is abducted, John and Reve Walsh are trying to find him. But, shortly after that, Adam is found dead.

        Akaton mies (1983)

        Akaton mies

          • Unrated
          • 188 min
          • Comedy
          Caged Fury (1983)

          Caged Fury

            • R
            • 89 min
            • Crime

            At a hidden prison camp deep in the jungles of South East Asia, some devious Vietnamese commies are kidnapping beautiful women and brainwashing them into becoming subliminally-activated suicide bombers to further their evil aims abroad. Help isn't going to be coming anytime soon, so the all-female inmates must engineer their own escape any which way they can...

            Deadline Auto Theft (1983)

            Deadline Auto Theft

              • PG
              • 98 min
              • Action

              After the attempted theft of his daughter's husband's car, LAPD Captain Gibbs declares war on master car thief Maindrian Pace, whose insurance investigation company provides the perfect front. A South American drug lord pays Pace and his team to steal 48 cars for him, so they set out on the job while the police frantically try to track him down. Their efforts pay off when Pace's boss double-crosses him and tips them off on his next job. Police pursue Pace in "Eleanor", the last...

              E la nave va (1983)

              E la nave va

                • PG
                • 132 min
                • Drama

                Film depicts the events on board a luxury liner filled with the friends of a deceased opera singer who have gathered to mourn her.

                Eyes of Fire (1983)

                Eyes of Fire

                  • R
                  • 90 min
                  • Horror

                  A reverend, Will Smythe, and his followers are chased out of town after Smythe is accused of adultery and polygamy. Joined by a rugged woodsman, Marion Dalton, who wants his cheating wife, the group ventures into a valley, where dwells an ancient evil spirit. As members of the group start to disappear, the witch-bred, insane Leah must discover how to thwart the spirit. Written by Melissa Martin <[email protected]>

                  Flash Future Kung Fu (1983)

                  Flash Future Kung Fu

                    • Unrated
                    • 78 min
                    • Sci-Fi

                    Imagine an old-school martial arts melodrama about competing fighting schools dropped into the grungy sci-fi world of Blade Runner, and you have an idea of the curious mix of styles in Flash Future Kung Fu. Eddy Ko is the maverick star pupil of an honorable school who secretly engages in underground "Black Boxing" bouts, a black market sport off limits to the school. The ambitious X-Gang, a bloodthirsty neo-Nazi-like organization, plots to take care of Ko and his friends and take over the city...

                    Hells Angels Forever (1983)

                    Hells Angels Forever

                      • R
                      • 93 min
                      • Documentary

                      What starts off as a squadron of American daredevil bombers in World War II, branded by society as renegades, turns into a revealing ride into the world of honor, violence, and undying passion for motorcycles on the road. Written by Concorde - New Horizons (with permission).

                      High School U.S.A. (1983)

                      High School U.S.A.

                        • G
                        • 100 min
                        • Comedy

                        Set in a senior high school class, J.J. (Michael J. Fox) pursues the girlfriend of a rival from a higher clique which culminates in a race at the end of the movie between the two rivals in this light comedy. Written by JD2 <[email protected]>

                        Mickey's Christmas Carol (1983)

                        Mickey's Christmas Carol

                          • G
                          • 26 min
                          • Family

                          It is an adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic A Christmas Carol, featuring Scrooge McDuck as his namesake and inspiration Ebenezer Scrooge and Mickey Mouse as Bob Cratchit. This film was based on a 1972 audio musical entitled Disney's A Christmas Carol. It is a twenty-four minute animated short film produced by Walt Disney Productions as an accompaniment to a re-release of The Rescuers.

                          Never Cry Wolf (1983)

                          Never Cry Wolf

                          • 100%
                          • PG
                          • 105 min
                          • Adventure

                          A government researcher, sent to research the "menace" of wolves in the north, learns about the true beneficial and positive nature of the species.

                          Night Partners

                            • Unrated
                            • 100 min
                            • Action

                            Elizabeth and Lauren are two Bakersfield housewives who volunteer to help the local police by working with crime victims to help catch criminals, starting with trying to find kidnap victim Sophie, and rape victim Jance.

                            Richard Pryor: Here and Now (1983)

                            Richard Pryor: Here and Now

                            • 83%
                            • R
                            • 95 min
                            • Comedy

                            Part live stand-up performance, part documentary, this film is one of comedian Richard Pryor's later stand-up performances. As foul-mouthed as ever, Pryor touches on most of the same topics as in his previous live shows.