Tag: 1983

Gabriela (1983) 6.3

Gabriela (1983)

In 1925, Nacib (Marcello Mastroianni) is the owner of bar in a small Brazilian coastal town runs by the local colonels. He meets Gabriela (Sonia Braga) and hires her on as a cook. They soon enter a passionate relationshi...

Fanny Hill (1983) 5.2

Fanny Hill (1983)

Happily engaged to her handsome fiance, Charles, Fanny is soon hit with one misfortune after another until she is forced to become a prostitute to survive. This is the story, with many erotic asides, of her struggle to r...

Manji (1983) 6.1

Manji (1983)

A married kleptomaniac (Sonoko) and a younger woman (Mitsuko) begin an unusual love affair which develops fast into a kinky sexual love triangle when Sonoko's husband gets involved.::[email protected]

Fearless Hyena 2 (1983) 5.3

Fearless Hyena 2 (1983)

A pair of evil kung-fu artists, Heaven and Earth, are slaughtering the entire Yin-Yang brotherhood. The movie opens with two members of the brotherhood and their two male children being chased by Heaven, Earth, and misce...

Margaret Tait: Film Maker (1983) -

Margaret Tait: Film Maker (1983)

Scottish filmmaker Margaret Tait in conversation with video artist Tamara Krikorian....

Funny Dirty Little War (1983) 7.2

Funny Dirty Little War (1983)

A small revolution breaks out in a small Argentine town, as one group of Peronists calls they newly elected peronist a communist. The newly elected official enlists the aid of allies ranging from the town drunk to young ...

Zu: Warriors from the Magic Mountain (1983) 6.6

Zu: Warriors from the Magic Mountain (1983)

A college student (Yuen Biao) at a university in Canada is a fencing champion and when he has an accident one day, he "dreams" of being transported to ancient China and enters a conflict on Zu, the Magic Mountain. At the...

Lone Wolf McQuade (1983) 6.4

Lone Wolf McQuade (1983)

The archetypical renegade Texas Ranger wages war against a drug kingpin with automatic weapons, his wits and martial arts after a gun battle leaves his partner dead. All of this inevitably culminates a martial arts showd...

The Ballad of Narayama (1983) 7.9

The Ballad of Narayama (1983)

In a small village in a valley everyone who reaches the age of 70 must leave the village and go to a certain mountain top to die. If anyone should refuse he or she would disgrace their family. Old Orin is 69. This winter...

The Beast and the Magic Sword (1983) 6

The Beast and the Magic Sword (1983)

In the 16th Century, the lycanthrope Waldemar Daninsky travels from his native Europe to Japan, seeking a way to cure himself of being a werewolf. Only a Japanese sorcerer named Kian and a magic silver sword can save him...

Mission Thunderbolt (1983) 4.8

Mission Thunderbolt (1983)

Two sisters are caught in a triad war.::Artemis-9...

Ushimitsu no mura (1983) 5

Ushimitsu no mura (1983)

An emotionally distraught young man goes on a violent killing spree after his tuberculosis keeps him from serving in World War II and is frowned upon by his fellow villagers.::Anonymous...

Voice Over (1983) 6.8

Voice Over (1983)

A sheltered late night radio show host who offers escapism to his audience via his narrations of his 19th century romance novels, finds a brutalized young woman and takes her in to take care of her, which makes his psych...

Sweet Sixteen-1983 5.2

Sweet Sixteen-1983

A beautiful lonely girl named Melissa tries to make new friends from a town she's currently living in. The only problem is, each of the boys that she spends time with end up brutally murdered. Her sixteenth birthday is o...

Olivia-1983 5

Olivia-1983

An American engineer in London, who is helping to dismantle the London Bridge to be transported to Arizona, strikes up an acquaintance with a young British woman. Several years later he happens to be at the bridge's new ...

Julie Darling-1983 6.1

Julie Darling-1983

Sixteen-year-old Julie really loves her daddy, Harold; however, mommy Irene is a different story. She's neurotic and possibly suffering from a mid-life crisis that's led her to blame her marital problems on Julie. To rid...

Pharos of Chaos-1983 7.1

Pharos of Chaos-1983

Documentary profile of actor Sterling Hayden.::Keath...

Nostalgia-1983 8.1

Nostalgia-1983

The Russian poet Andrei Gorchakov, accompanied by guide and translator Eugenia, is traveling through Italy researching the life of an 18th-century Russian composer. In an ancient spa town, he meets the lunatic Domenico, ...

Flashdance-1983 6.2

Flashdance-1983

Alex Owens is a female dynamo: steel worker by day, exotic dancer by night. Her dream is to get into a real dance company, though, and with encouragement from her boss/boyfriend, she may get her chance. The city of Pitts...

Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence-1983 7.3

Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence-1983

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, honor and glory. In his view, the allied prisoners are cowards when they chose to surr...

Spasms-1983 4.5

Spasms-1983

A gigantic serpent is captured on a remote island and shipped to an American college for experimentation. A British millionaire and an American scientist find themselves in hot pursuit of the beast when it escapes from c...

Savage Islands-1983 6.2

Savage Islands-1983

It's the late nineteenth century in the South Pacific. Bully Hayes considers himself a pirate with morals and standards, and while he has never flown the skull and crossbones, he has dealt in illegal trade, albeit never ...

Suburbia-1983 7

Suburbia-1983

When household tensions and a sense of worthlessness overcome Evan, he finds escape when he clings with the orphans of a throw-away society. The runaways hold on to each other like a family until a tragedy tears them apa...

Girls of the White Orchid-1983 4.9

Girls of the White Orchid-1983

In Los Angeles, the naive and lonely burger waitress and aspirant singer Carol Heath finds an advertisement in the newspaper with a job opportunity in Tokyo. She has a meeting with the agents, the American Cavanaugh and ...

Rock & Rule-1983 6.6

Rock & Rule-1983

Angel, a member of a punk rock band in the apocalyptic future, is kidnapped by Mok, a legendary superocker. Obsessed with a dark experiment, Mok plans to use Angel's voice to summon a demon from another dimension. The re...

Wild Style-1983 7.1

Wild Style-1983

Zoro, the city's hottest and most elusive graffiti writer. The actual story of the movie concerns the tension between Zoro's passion for his art and his personal life, particularly his strained relationship with fellow a...

The Passing-1983 4.6

The Passing-1983

Two elderly World War II buddies are living - and dying - together in their small home. One becomes a patient where salvage-worthy, older attributes are combined with useable, younger body parts. He returns, unrecognized...

The Sign of Four-1983 6.4

The Sign of Four-1983

Hired by a young lady, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson investigate the strange recent deaths of her missing father's friends from the army, as well as the whereabouts of the Great Mogul, the second-largest diamond in the ...

Hanna K.-1983 6.3

Hanna K.-1983

Hanna Kaufman is a Jewish-American, who moved to Israel and now works as a defense lawyer there. Her troubles start when she's court-appointed to defend Palestinian Salim Bakri, who's been arrested and charged by the mil...

The First Turn-On!!-1983 4.4

The First Turn-On!!-1983

A group of teenage summer campers and one counselor share the stories of their first sexual experiences when an avalanche traps them in a cave...::Lisah Enderle...

Star 80-1983 6.7

Star 80-1983

Paul Snider is a narcissistic, small time hustler who fancies himself a ladies man. His life changes when he meets Dorothy Stratten working behind the counter of a Dairy Queen. Dorothy is a pretty but naive high school s...

BMX Bandits-1983 5.5

BMX Bandits-1983

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

The Sting II-1983 4.9

The Sting II-1983

Lonnegan is planning to get back at Gondorff and Hooker for bilking him out of half a million. At the same time Gondorff and Hooker are planning their next caper. And their mark is a man named Macalinski, who makes Lonne...

Can She Bake a Cherry Pie?-1983 5.6

Can She Bake a Cherry Pie?-1983

Zee is walking up and down Manhattan streets, talking to herself and to the husband who has just left her. At a sidewalk café she runs into Eli. A very unlikely, funny and touching relationship develops between two lost ...

Trading Places-1983 7.5

Trading Places-1983

Louis Winthorpe is a businessman who works for commodities brokerage firm of Duke and Duke owned by the brothers Mortimer and Randolph Duke. Now they bicker over the most trivial of matters and what they are bickering ab...

Richard Pryor… Here and Now-1983 7.3

Richard Pryor… Here and Now-1983

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....

Diamonds of Kilimandjaro-1983 3.5

Diamonds of Kilimandjaro-1983

A group of adventurers head to a primitive tribe in Africa to find a treasure of diamonds and a beautiful white girl who was lost years ago and was made the tribe's goddess.::Helltopay27...

Uncommon Valor-1983 6.4

Uncommon Valor-1983

A group of Vietnam War veterans re-unite to rescue one of their own left behind and taken prisoner by the Vietnamese. Led by his father (a retired Marine Colonel) and supported by a rich businessman whose son is also a P...

House of the Long Shadows-1983 6.3

House of the Long Shadows-1983

An American writer goes to a remote Welsh manor on a twenty thousand dollar bet: can he write a classic novel like "Wuthering Heights" in twenty-four hours? Upon his arrival, however, the writer discovers that the manor,...

Order of Death-1983 5.5

Order of Death-1983

A pair of corrupt cops spend their illegal cash on an uptown New York City apartment. John Lydon stars as Leo Smith, a disturbed teenager who plays a bizarre game of cat-and-mouse with cop O'Connor ('Harvey Keitel'). He ...