1982 in film

The following is an overview of events in 1982 in film, including the highest-grossing films, award ceremonies and festivals, a list of films released and notable deaths.

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Highest-grossing filmsEdit

North AmericaEdit

The top ten 1982 released films by box office gross in North America are as follows:

Highest-grossing films of 1982[1]
Rank Title Distributor Box-office gross
1 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Universal Pictures $359,197,037[n 1]
2 Tootsie Columbia Pictures $177,200,000
3 An Officer and a Gentleman Paramount Pictures $129,795,554
4 Rocky III United Artists $124,146,897
5 Porky's 20th Century Fox $105,492,483
6 Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan Paramount Pictures $78,912,963
7 48 Hrs. $78,868,508
8 Poltergeist Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer $76,606,280
9 The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas Universal Pictures $69,701,637
10 Annie Columbia Pictures $57,059,003
11 The Secret of NIMH United Artists $14,665,773

Outside North AmericaEdit

The highest-grossing 1982 films in countries outside of North America.

International market Title Director Production country Gross Ref
China Shaolin Temple Chang Hsin Yen China / Hong Kong CN¥161,578,014 [3]
France E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Steven Spielberg United States 7,881,332 admissions [4]
Germany E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Steven Spielberg United States 7,666,017 admissions [5]
India Vidhaata Subhash Ghai India 160,000,000 ($16,300,000) [6][n 2]
Italy E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Steven Spielberg United States 10,298,000 admissions [8]
Japan The Gods Must Be Crazy Jamie Uys South Africa ¥2,360,000,000 (rentals) [9]
South Korea Dragon Lord Jackie Chan Hong Kong 894,366,000 [10][11]
Soviet Union Sportloto-82 Leonid Gaidai Soviet Union 13,800,000 руб ($19,500,000) [n 3]
Spain E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Steven Spielberg United States 7,719,932 admissions [15]
Taiwan The Gods Must Be Crazy Jamie Uys South Africa NT$39,431,235 [16]
United Kingdom E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Steven Spielberg United States £21,700,000 [17]

Worldwide gross revenueEdit

The following table lists known worldwide gross revenue figures for several high-grossing films that originally released in 1982. Note that this list is incomplete and is therefore not representative of the highest-grossing films worldwide in 1982.

Title Worldwide gross (US$) Source(s) Production country
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial $792,910,554 [18] United States
Rocky III $270,000,000 [19]
Gandhi $127,767,889 [20] India
United Kingdom
Poltergeist $121,706,019 [21] United States
Shaolin Temple $106,400,000 [n 4] China
Hong Kong
Disco Dancer $106,000,000 [28][29] India
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan $97,000,000 [30] United States

EventsEdit

AwardsEdit

Category/Organization 40th Golden Globe Awards
January 29, 1983
36th BAFTA Awards
March 20, 1983
55th Academy Awards
April 11, 1983
Drama Musical or Comedy
Best Film E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Tootsie Gandhi
Best Director Richard Attenborough
Gandhi
Best Actor Ben Kingsley
Gandhi
Dustin Hoffman
Tootsie
Ben Kingsley
Gandhi
Best Actress Meryl Streep
Sophie's Choice
Julie Andrews
Victor/Victoria
Katharine Hepburn
On Golden Pond
Meryl Streep
Sophie's Choice
Best Supporting Actor Louis Gossett Jr.
An Officer and a Gentleman
Jack Nicholson
Reds
Louis Gossett Jr.
An Officer and a Gentleman
Best Supporting Actress Jessica Lange
Tootsie
Rohini Hattangadi
Gandhi
Maureen Stapleton
Reds
Jessica Lange
Tootsie
Best Screenplay, Adapted John Briley
Gandhi
Costa-Gavras and Donald E. Stewart
Missing
Costa-Gavras and Donald E. Stewart
Missing
Best Screenplay, Original John Briley
Gandhi
Best Original Score John Williams
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
John Williams
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Henry Mancini and Leslie Bricusse
Victor/Victoria
Best Original Song "Up Where We Belong"
An Officer and a Gentleman
"Another Brick in the Wall"
Pink Floyd – The Wall
"Up Where We Belong"
An Officer and a Gentleman
Best Foreign Language Film Gandhi Christ Stopped at Eboli Begin the Beguine

Palme d'Or (Cannes Film Festival):

Missing, directed by Costa-Gavras, United States
Yol (The Way), directed by Yılmaz Güney, Turkey

Golden Lion (Venice Film Festival):

The State of Things (Der Stand der Dinge), directed by Wim Wenders, W. Germany / Portugal / US

Golden Bear (Berlin Film Festival):

Die Sehnsucht der Veronika Voss (Veronika Voss), directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder, W. Germany

Notable films released in 1982Edit

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1982 Wide-release moviesEdit

January–MarchEdit

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1 Madman Jensen Farley Pictures Joe Giannone (director/screenplay); Gaylen Ross, Paul Ehlers, Tony Fish, Harriet Bass, Seth Jones, Jan Claire, Alex Murphy, Jimmy Steele, Carl Fredericks, Michael Sullivan Slasher Live action
22 Death Valley Universal Pictures / Cinema VII Dick Richards (director); Richard Rothstein (screenplay); Paul Le Mat, Catherine Hicks, Stephen McHattie, Wilford Brimley, Peter Billingsley, Edward Herrmann, Earl W. Smith, Jack O'Leary, Mary Steelsmith, Gina Christian, Kirk I. Kiskella, Frank J. Cimorelli, Arnold C. Waterman, Fred W.S. Newton, J.P.S. Brown, Roy S. Gunsberg, Merritt Holloway, Glenn McCreedy, Allan Wood Slasher Live action
The Seduction Embassy Pictures David Schmoeller (director/screenplay); Morgan Fairchild, Michael Sarrazin, Vince Edwards, Andrew Stevens, Colleen Camp, Kevin Brophy, Betty Kean, Joanne Linville, Wendy Smith Howard, Marri Mak Thriller Live action
Shoot the Moon MGM/UA Entertainment Company Alan Parker (director); Bo Goldman (screenplay); Albert Finney, Diane Keaton, Karen Allen, Peter Weller, Dana Hill, Viveka Davis, Tracey Gold, Tina Yothers, George Murdock, Leora Dana, Irving Metzman, Robert Costanzo, David Landsberg, O-Lan Shepard Drama Live action
Vice Squad Embassy Pictures Gary Sherman (director/screenplay); Sandy Howard, Robert Vincent O'Neil, Kenneth Peter (screenplay); Season Hubley, Gary Swanson, Wings Hauser, Pepe Serna, Beverly Todd, Nina Blackwood, Fred Berry, Grand L. Bush, Michael Ensign, Stack Pierce, Joseph DiGiroloma, Maurice Emanuel, Sudana Bobatoon, Lydia Lei, Kelly Piper, Kristoffer Anders, Joseph Baroncini, Stacy Everly, Cyndi James-Reese Action, Crime, Thriller Live action
29 The Border Universal Pictures / RKO Pictures Tony Richardson (director); Deric Washburn, Walon Green, David Freeman (screenplay); Jack Nicholson, Harvey Keitel, Valerie Perrine, Warren Oates, Elpidia Carrillo, Dirk Blocker, Jeff Morris Neo-Noir, Drama Live action
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5 Butterfly Analysis Releasing / Par-Par Productions Matt Cimber (director/screenplay); John F. Goff (screenplay); Stacy Keach, Pia Zadora, Ed McMahon, Orson Welles, Lois Nettleton, Edward Albert, James Franciscus, Stuart Whitman, June Lockhart, Ann Dane, George Buck Flower, John O'Conner White, Paul Hampton, Peter Jason Crime, Drama Live action
Night Crossing Buena Vista Distribution / Walt Disney Productions Delbert Mann (director); John McGreevey (screenplay); John Hurt, Jane Alexander, Glynnis O'Connor, Doug McKeon, Beau Bridges, Ian Bannen, Keith McKeon, Klaus Löwitsch, Geoffrey Liesik, Michael Liesik, Anne Stallybrass, Matthew Taylor, Günter Meisner, Sky Dumont, Jan Niklas Drama Live action
Personal Best Warner Bros. / The Geffen Company Robert Towne (director/screenplay); Mariel Hemingway, Scott Glenn, Patrice Donnelly, Kenny Moore, Evelyn Ashford, Jodi Anderson, Maren Seidler, Martha Watson, Emily Dole, Pam Spencer, Deby LaPlante, Jan Van Reenen, Al Feuerbach, Jane Frederick, Cindy Gilbert, Milan Tiff, Earl Bell, Frank Shorter, Themis Zambrzycki, John Smith, Charlie Jones, Len Dawson, Mitzi McMillin, Jan Glotzer, Marlene Harmon, Linda Waltman, Cindy Banks, Jim Tracy, Sharon Brazell, Susan Brownell, Desiree Gauthier, Sharon Hatfield, Linda Hightower, Joan Russell, Clim Jackson, Chuck DeBus, Robert Horn Drama Live action
12 The Beast Within United Artists / Katzka Philippe Mora (director); Tom Holland (screenplay); Ronny Cox, Bibi Besch, Paul Clemens, Don Gordon, R.G. Armstrong, Katherine Moffat, L.Q. Jones, Logan Ramsey, John Dennis Johnston, Ron Soble, Luke Askew, Meshach Taylor, Boyce Holleman Horror Live action
Cannery Row MGM/UA Entertainment Company David S. Ward (director/screenplay); William Graham (screenplay); Nick Nolte, Debra Winger, Audra Lindley, M. Emmet Walsh, Sunshine Parker, Rosanna DeSoto, Frank McRae, Anne Lockhart, John Huston, Tom Mahoney, John Malloy, James Keane, Santos Morales Comedy, Drama Live action
Love and Money Paramount Pictures / Lorimar James Toback (director/screenplay); Ray Sharkey, Ornella Muti, Klaus Kinski, Armand Assante, King Vidor, William Prince, Anthony Sirico, Jacqueline Brookes, Rodolfo Hoyos, Jr., Tom McFadden, Tony Plana Drama Live action
Making Love 20th Century Fox Arthur Hiller (director); Barry Sandler (screenplay); Michael Ontkean, Harry Hamlin, Kate Jackson, Wendy Hiller, Arthur Hill, Nancy Olson Drama Live action
Missing Universal Pictures / PolyGram Filmed Entertainment Costa-Gavras (director/screenplay); Donald E. Stewart (screenplay); Jack Lemmon, Sissy Spacek, Melanie Mayron, John Shea, Charles Cioffi, David Clennon, Richard Venture, Jerry Hardin, Richard Bradford, Joe Regalbuto, Keith Szarabajka, John Doolittle, Janice Rule, Ward Costello, Hansford Rowe, Tina Romero Biography, Drama Live action
One from the Heart Columbia Pictures / Zoetrope Studios Francis Ford Coppola (director/screenplay); Armyan Bernstein (screenplay); Frederic Forrest, Teri Garr, Raúl Juliá, Nastassja Kinski, Lainie Kazan, Harry Dean Stanton, Allen Garfield, Rebecca de Mornay, Carmine Coppola, Italia Coppola Musical Live action
Quest for Fire 20th Century Fox Jean-Jacques Annaud (director); Gerard Brach (screenplay); Everett McGill, Ron Perlman, Rae Dawn Chong, Nameer El-Kadi, Gary Schwartz, Joy Boushel, George Buza, Antonio Barichievich, Naseer El-Kadi, Franck-Olivier Bonnet, Jean-Michel Kindt, Kurt Schiegl, Brian Gill, Terry Fitt, Bibi Caspari, Peter Elliott, Michelle Leduc, Robert Lavoie, Matt Birman, Christian Benard, Tarlok Sing Seva, Lolamal Kapisisi Fantasy, Adventure Live action
19 Barbarosa Universal Pictures / Associated Film Distribution / ITC Entertainment Fred Schepisi (director); William D. Wittliff (screenplay); Willie Nelson, Gary Busey, Gilbert Roland, Isela Vega, Danny De La Paz, Alma Martinez, George Voskovec, Sharon Compton, Howland Chamberlain, Harry Caesar, Wolf Muser, Kai Wulff, Roberto Contreras, Luis Contreras, Jake Busey, Itasco Wilson, Michael O'Rourke, Allison Wittliff Western Live action
Swamp Thing Embassy Pictures / Swampfilms Wes Craven (director/screenplay); Louis Jourdan, Adrienne Barbeau, Ray Wise, Dick Durock, David Hess, Nicholas Worth, Don Knight, Karen Price, Al Ruban, Nannette Brown, Reggie Batts Superhero, Horror Live action
20 Death Wish II Filmways Pictures / American-European Productions / Golan-Globus Productions / Landers-Roberts Productions / City Films Michael Winner (director); David Engelbach (screenplay); Charles Bronson, Jill Ireland, Vincent Gardenia, J.D. Cannon, Anthony Franciosa, Robin Sherwood, Charles Cyphers, Ben Frank, Paul Comi, Michael Prince, Thomas F. Duffy, Larry Fishburne, Kevyn Major Howard, Stuart K. Robinson, E. Lamont Johnson, Silvana Gallardo, Robert F. Lyons, Frank Campanella, Don Dubbins, Buck Young, Jim Begg, Melody Santangello Vigilante, Action Live action
26 Evilspeak Moreno Films / Warner Bros. / Leisure Investment Company / Coronet Film Eric Weston (director/screenplay); Joseph Garofalo (screenplay); Clint Howard, R.G. Armstrong, Joseph Cortese, Claude Earl Jones, Haywood Nelson, Don Stark, Charles Tyner, Hamilton Camp, Loren Lester, Lenny Montana, Richard Moll, Louie Gravance, Jim Greenleaf, Lynn Hancock, Leonard D'John Horror Live action
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5 Evil Under the Sun Universal Pictures / Associated Film Distribution / EMI Films / Titan Productions / Mersham Productions Ltd. Guy Hamilton (director); Anthony Shaffer (screenplay); Peter Ustinov, Jane Birkin, Colin Blakely, Nicholas Clay, James Mason, Roddy McDowall, Sylvia Miles, Denis Quilley, Diana Rigg, Maggie Smith, Emily Hone Mystery Live action
Fitzcarraldo Filmverlag der Autoren / Werner Herzog Filmproduktion / Pro-ject Filmproduktion Werner Herzog (director/screenplay); Klaus Kinski, Claudia Cardinale, José Lewgoy, Miguel Ángel Fuentes, Paul Hittscher, Huerequeque Enrique Bohórquez, Grande Otelo, Peter Berling, Milton Nascimento, Jean-Claude Dreyfus, David Pérez Espinosa, Ruy Polanah, Salvator Godínez, Dieter Miltz, William "Bill" Rose, Leôncio Bueno Epic, Adventure, Drama Live action
I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can Paramount Pictures Jack Hofsiss (director); David Rabe (screenplay); Jill Clayburgh, Nicol Williamson, Geraldine Page, Dianne Wiest, Albert Salmi, James Sutorius, Ellen Greene, Joseph Maher, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, Dan Hedaya, Kathleen Widdoes, Richard Masur, John Lithgow, David Margulies Biography Live action
12 Parasite Embassy Pictures Charles Band (director); Michael Shoob, Alan J. Adler, Frank Levering (screenplay); Robert Glaudini, Demi Moore, Luca Bercovici, Cherie Currie, Vivian Blaine, Tom Villard, Freddy Moore, James Davidson, Al Fann Sci-Fi, Horror Live action
19 Deathtrap Warner Bros. Sidney Lumet (director); Jay Presson Allen (screenplay); Michael Caine, Christopher Reeve, Dyan Cannon, Irene Worth, Henry Jones, Joe Silver, Jeffrey Lyons, Joel Siegel Black Comedy, Mystery Live action
Victor/Victoria Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / Pinewood Studios Blake Edwards (director/screenplay); Julie Andrews, James Garner, Robert Preston, Lesley Ann Warren, Alex Karras, John Rhys-Davies, Graham Stark, Peter Arne, Ina Skriver, Michael Robbins, Maria Charles, Glen Murphy, Geoffrey Beevers, Norman Alden, Jay Benedict, Malcolm Jamieson, Sherloque Tanney, Norman Chancer, David Gant Musical, Comedy Live action
24 Eating Raoul 20th Century Fox International Classics / Quartet/Films Inc. Paul Bartel (director/screenplay); Richard Blackburn (screenplay); Paul Bartel, Mary Woronov, Robert Beltran, Susan Saiger, Ed Begley Jr., Buck Henry, Edie McClurg, Richard Paul, Hamilton Camp, John Paragon, John Shearin Black Comedy Live action
26 I Ought to Be in Pictures 20th Century Fox Herbert Ross (director); Neil Simon (screenplay); Walter Matthau, Ann-Margret, Dinah Manoff, Lance Guest, Larry Barton, Eugene Butler, Michael Dudikoff, David Faustino, Martin Ferrero, Allan Graf, Art LaFleur, Lewis Smith, Tom Wright, Calvin Ander, Shelby Balik, Samantha Harper Comedy, Drama Live action

April–JuneEdit

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2 A Little Sex Universal Pictures / MTM Enterprises Bruce Paltrow (director); Bob DeLaurentis (screenplay); Tim Matheson, Kate Capshaw, Edward Herrmann, John Glover, Joan Copeland, Susanna Dalton, Wendie Malick, Wallace Shawn Comedy Live action
Cat People Universal Pictures / RKO Pictures Paul Schrader (director); Alan Ormsby (screenplay); Nastassja Kinski, Malcolm McDowell, John Heard, Annette O'Toole, Ruby Dee, Ed Begley Jr., Scott Paulin, Frankie Faison, Ron Diamond, Lynn Lowry, John Larroquette, Tessa Richarde, Berry Berenson, Don Hood Horror Live action
Pandemonium MGM/UA Entertainment Company Alfred Sole (director); Jaime Klein, Richard Whitley (screenplay); Carol Kane, Paul Reubens, Eve Arden, Candice Azzara, Tom Smothers, Eileen Brennan, Judge Reinhold, Kaye Ballard, Donald O'Connor, Tab Hunter, David L. Lander, Phil Hartman, Debralee Scott, Marc McClure, Teri Landrum Parody, Slasher Live action
Penitentiary II MGM/UA Entertainment Company Jamaa Fanaka (director/screenplay); Leon Isaac Kennedy, Eugenia Wright, Glynn Turman, Mr. T, Ernie Hudson, Peggy Blow Blaxploitation, Drama Live action
Silent Rage Columbia Pictures / Topkick Productions Michael Miller (director); Edward Di Lorenzo, Joseph Fraley (screenplay); Chuck Norris, Brian Libby, Ron Silver, Steven Keats, Toni Kalem, William Finley, Stephen Furst, Stephanie Dunnam Action, Crime, Neo-Noir, Sci-Fi, Horror Live action
Some Kind of Hero Paramount Pictures Michael Pressman (director); Robert Boris, James Kirkwood Jr. (screenplay); Richard Pryor, Margot Kidder, Ray Sharkey, Ronny Cox, Lynne Moody, Paul Benjamin, Olivia Cole, Matt Clark Comedy, Drama Live action
7 Basket Case Analysis Film Releasing Corporation / Rugged Films / Basket Case Productions Frank Henenlotter (director/screenplay); Kevin Van Hentenryck, Terri Susan Smith, Beverly Bonner, Robert Vogel, Diana Browne, Lloyd Pace, Bill Freeman, Joe Clarke Horror Live action
16 Wrong Is Right Columbia Pictures Richard Brooks (director/screenplay); Sean Connery, Robert Conrad, George Grizzard, Katharine Ross, G.D. Spradlin, John Saxon, Henry Silva, Leslie Nielsen, Hardy Krüger, Robert Webber, Ron Moody, Rosalind Cash, Dean Stockwell, Cherie Michan, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Mickey Jones Comedy, Thriller Live action
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23 If You Could See What I Hear Jensen Farley Pictures / Ciné 360 Inc. Eric Till (director); Derek Gill, Stuart Gillard (screenplay); Marc Singer, R.H. Thomson, Shari Belafonte, Harvey Atkin, Helen Burns, Douglas Campbell, Nonnie Griffin, David Gardner, Sharon Lewis, Adrienne Pocock, Sarah Torgov, Greer Forward Biography, Drama Live action
Tag: The Assassination Game Ginis Films Nick Castle (director/screenplay); Robert Carradine, Linda Hamilton, Kristine DeBell, Perry Lang, John Mengatti, Michael Winslow, Frazer Smith, Xander Berkeley, Bruce Abbott, Ivan Bonar, Forest Whitaker, Scott Dunlop, Jim Greenleaf, Charlene Nelson Action, Thriller Live action
30 Partners Paramount Pictures / Aaron Russo Productions James Burrows (director); Francis Veber (screenplay); Ryan O'Neal, John Hurt, Kenneth McMillan, Robyn Douglass, Jay Robinson, Denise Galik, Rick Jason, James Remar, Darrell Larson, Seamon Glass, Michael McGuire, Joseph R. Sicari, Jennifer Ashley, Tony March, Steven Reisch Buddy, Comedy Live action
Soup for One Warner Bros. Jonathan Kaufer (director/screenplay); Saul Rubinek, Marcia Strassman, Gerrit Graham, Teddy Pendergrass, Richard Libertini, Andrea Martin, Mordecai Lawner, Lewis J. Stadlen, Joanna Merlin, Christine Baranski, Maury Chaykin, Deborah Offner, Michael Jeter, Anna Deavere Smith, Laura Dean, Andrew Friedman, Kate Lynch, Suzzy Roche, Claudia Cron, Hilary Shepard, James Rebhorn, Jack Chandler, Michael Pearlman, Maggie Wheeler, Kim Chan, Lisa Parker, Marley Friedman, Jessica James, Gloria Cromwell, Lauren Sautner, Merwin Goldsmith Comedy Live action
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7 Diner MGM/UA Entertainment Company Barry Levinson (director/screenplay); Steve Guttenberg, Daniel Stern, Mickey Rourke, Kevin Bacon, Timothy Daly, Ellen Barkin, Paul Reiser, Michael Tucker, Kathryn Dowling, Colette Blonigan, Jessica James, Clement Fowler, Kelle Kipp Comedy, Drama Live action
Forbidden World New World Pictures Allan Holzman (director); Tim Curnen (screenplay); Jesse Vint, Dawn Dunlap, June Chadwick, Linden Chiles, Fox Harris, Raymond Oliver, Scott Paulin, Michael Bowen, Don Olivera Sci-Fi, Horror Live action
Paradise Avco Embassy Pictures Stuart Gillard (director/screenplay); Phoebe Cates, Willie Aames, Yosef Shiloach, Tuvia Tavi, Richard Curnock, Neil Vipond, Aviva Marks Adventure, Romance Live action
14 Conan the Barbarian Universal Pictures / Dino De Laurentiis Corporation John Milius (director/screenplay); Oliver Stone (screenplay); Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Earl Jones, Sandahl Bergman, Ben Davidson, Cassandra Gava, Gerry Lopez, Mako, Valérie Quennessen, William Smith, Max von Sydow, Sven-Ole Thorsen, Jorge Sanz, Nadiuska Epic, Sword and Sorcery Live action
The House Where Evil Dwells MGM/UA Entertainment Company / Cohen / Commercial Credit Holdings / Toei Company Kevin Connor (director); Robert Suhosky (screenplay); Edward Albert, Susan George, Doug McClure, Amy Barrett, Mako Hattori, Tsuiyuki Sasaki, Toshiya Maruyama, Tsuyako Okajima, Henry Mittwer, Mayumi Umeda, Shuren Sakurai, Hiroko Takano, Shoji Ohara, Jiro Shirai, Kazuo Yoshida, Kunihiko Shinjo, Gentaro Mori, Tomoko Shimizu, Misao Arai, Chiyoko Hardiman, Hideo Shimado Horror Live action
The Return of the Soldier 20th Century Fox Alan Bridges (director); Hugh Whitemore (screenplay); Alan Bates, Julie Christie, Glenda Jackson, Ann-Margret, Ian Holm, Frank Finlay, Jeremy Kemp, Hilary Mason, John Sharp Drama Live action
21 Annie Columbia Pictures / Rastar John Huston (director); Carol Sobieski (screenplay); Aileen Quinn, Albert Finney, Carol Burnett, Bernadette Peters, Ann Reinking, Tim Curry, Geoffrey Holder, Edward Herrmann, Lois de Banzie, Toni Ann Gisondi, Rosanne Sorrentino, April Lerman, Robin Ignico, Peter Marshall, Irving Metzman, Ken Swofford, Colleen Zenk, Pamela Blair, Lu Leonard, Angela Lee, Martika, Amanda Peterson, Shawnee Smith, Fritzi Jane Courtney, Tim Scott, Roger Minami, Lara Berk, Lucie Stewart, I.M. Hobson, Mavis Ray, Victor Griffin, Jerome Collamore, Jon Richards Musical, Comedy, Drama Live action
Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid Universal Pictures / Aspen Film Society Carl Reiner (director/screenplay); George Gipe, Steve Martin (screenplay); Steve Martin, Rachel Ward, George Gaynes, Reni Santoni, Adrian Ricard, Carl Reiner, Francis X. McCarthy, Gene LeBell, Alan Ladd, Barbara Stanwyck, Ray Milland, Ava Gardner, Burt Lancaster, Humphrey Bogart, Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Veronica Lake, Bette Davis, Lana Turner, Edward Arnold, Kirk Douglas, Fred MacMurray, James Cagney, Joan Crawford, Charles Laughton, Vincent Price Neo-Noir, Comedy, Mystery Live action
Fighting Back Paramount Pictures / Paramount Famous Productions Lewis Teague (director); Thomas Hedley Jr., David Zelag Goodman (screenplay); Tom Skerritt, Patti LuPone, Michael Sarrazin, Yaphet Kotto, David Rasche, Lewis Van Bergen, Earle Hyman, Ted Ross, Frank Sivero, Pat Cooper, Allan Graf, Donna de Varona, Jim Moody, Paul Rawson, Gina DeAngelis, Jonathan Adam Sherman, Pete Richardson, Joseph Rangno, Sal Richards Vigilante, Action, Thriller Live action
28 Britannia Hospital EMI Films Lindsay Anderson (director); David Sherwin (screenplay); Leonard Rossiter, Graham Crowden, Malcolm McDowell, Joan Plowright, Jill Bennett, Marsha Hunt, Brian Pettifer, John Moffatt, Fulton Mackay, Vivian Pickles, Barbara Hicks, Peter Jeffrey, Mary MacLeod, Robin Askwith, Dave Atkins, Mark Hamill, Frank Grimes, Gladys Crosbie, Richard Griffiths, Arthur Lowe, Alan Bates, Dandy Nichols, Betty Marsden, Liz Smith, T.P. McKenna, Michael Medwin, Roland Culver, Valentine Dyall, Tony Haygarth, John Gordon Sinclair, Brian Glover, Mike Grady, Kevin Lloyd, Robert Pugh, Robbie Coltrane, Patsy Byrne, Edward Hibbert Black Comedy, Sci-Fi Live action
The Escape Artist Orion Pictures / Zoetrope Studios / Warner Bros. Pictures Caleb Deschanel (director); Melissa Mathison, Stephen Zito (screenplay); Raúl Juliá, Griffin O'Neal, Teri Garr, Joan Hackett, Gabriel Dell, Desi Arnaz, John P. Ryan, Elizabeth Daily, M. Emmet Walsh, Jackie Coogan, Hal Williams, Helen Page Camp, David Clennon, Huntz Hall, Harry Anderson, Carlin Glynn, Margaret Ladd, Doug McGrath, Richard Bradford Comedy, Crime, Drama Live action
Rocky III MGM/UA Entertainment Co. / United Artists Sylvester Stallone (director/screenplay); Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers, Burgess Meredith, Mr. T, Tony Burton, Ian Fried, Hulk Hogan, Stu Nahan, Jimmy Lennon, Lou Filippo, Dennis James, Jim Healy, LeRoy Neiman, Jim Hill, Morgan Freeman, Jim Henson, Bill Baldwin, Marty Denkin Sports, Drama Live action
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4 Hanky Panky Columbia Pictures Sidney Poitier (director); Henry Rosenbaum, David Taylor (screenplay); Gene Wilder, Gilda Radner, Richard Widmark, Kathleen Quinlan, Robert Prosky, Josef Sommer, Johnny Sekka, Johnny Brown, Jay O. Sanders, Sam Gray, Larry Bryggman Comedy, Thriller Live action
Poltergeist MGM/UA Entertainment Co. / SLM Production Group / Mist Entertainment / Amblin Productions Tobe Hooper (director); Steven Spielberg, Michael Grais, Mark Victor (screenplay); JoBeth Williams, Craig T. Nelson, Beatrice Straight, Dominique Dunne, Oliver Robins, Heather O'Rourke, Zelda Rubinstein, Richard Lawson, Martin Casella, James Karen, Michael McManus, Virginia Kiser Horror Live action
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan Paramount Pictures Nicholas Meyer (director); Jack B. Sowards (screenplay); William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, Ricardo Montalbán, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan, George Takei, Walter Koenig, Nichelle Nichols, Bibi Besch, Merritt Butrick, Paul Winfield, Kirstie Alley, Ike Eisenmann, John Vargas, Nicholas Guest, Kevin Rodney Sullivan, Harve Bennett, James Horner, Tom Morga, Judson Scott Sci-Fi Live action
11 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Universal Pictures / Amblin Entertainment Steven Spielberg (director); Melissa Mathison (screenplay); Henry Thomas, Dee Wallace, Peter Coyote, Robert MacNaughton, Drew Barrymore, K.C. Martel, C. Thomas Howell, Sean Frye, Erika Eleniak, Pat Welsh, Anne Lockhart Sci-Fi Live action
Grease 2 Paramount Pictures Patricia Birch (director); Ken Finkleman (screenplay); Maxwell Caulfield, Michelle Pfeiffer, Adrian Zmed, Christopher McDonald, Peter Frechette, Leif Green, Lorna Luft, Maureen Teefy, Alison Price, Pamela Segall, Didi Conn, Eve Arden, Sid Caesar, Dody Goodman, Eddie Deezen, Dennis C. Stewart, Dick Patterson, Tab Hunter, Connie Stevens, Jean Sagal, Liz Sagal, Matt Lattanzi, Donna King, Lucinda Dickey, Ivy Austin, Andy Tennant, Tom Villard, Tom Willett, Janet Jones, John Allee, Vernon Scott Musical, Romance, Comedy Live action
18 Author! Author! 20th Century Fox Arthur Hiller (director); Israel Horovitz (screenplay); Al Pacino, Dyan Cannon, Tuesday Weld, Alan King, Bob Dishy, Bob Elliott, Ray Goulding, Eric Gurry, Ari Meyers, Margo Winkler, Adam Winkler, Rachael Horovitz, Elva Leff, B.J. Barie, Benjamin H. Carlin Comedy, Drama Live action
Firefox Warner Bros. / Malpaso Productions Clint Eastwood (director); Alex Lasker, Wendell Wellman (screenplay); Clint Eastwood, Freddie Jones, David Huffman, Warren Clarke, Ronald Lacey, Kenneth Colley, Klaus Löwitsch, Nigel Hawthorne, Stefan Schnabel, Thomas Hill, Clive Merrison, Kai Wulff, Dimitra Arliss, Austin Willis, Michael Currie, Alan Tilvern, Hugh Fraser, Wolf Kahler Action, Thriller Live action
25 Blade Runner Warner Bros. / The Ladd Company / Shaw Brothers / Blade Runner Partnership Ridley Scott (director); Hampton Fancher, David Peoples (screenplay); Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos, M. Emmet Walsh, Daryl Hannah, William Sanderson, Brion James, Joe Turkel, Joanna Cassidy, James Hong, Morgan Paull, Hy Pyke Sci-Fi Live action
Megaforce 20th Century Fox / Golden Harvest / Northshore Investments Ltd. Hal Needham (director/screenplay); James Whitaker, Albert S. Ruddy, André Morgan (screenplay); Barry Bostwick, Michael Beck, Persis Khambatta, Edward Mulhare, George Furth, Henry Silva, Ralph Wilcox, Evan C. Kim, Robert Fuller, Anthony Pena, Michael Kulcsar, J. Victor López, Michael Carven Action Live action
The Thing Universal Pictures / The Turman-Foster Company John Carpenter (director); Bill Lancaster (screenplay); Kurt Russell, A. Wilford Brimley, T.K. Carter, David Clennon, Keith David, Richard Dysart, Charles Hallahan, Peter Maloney, Richard Masur, Donald Moffat, Joel Polis, Thomas Waites Sci-Fi, Horror Live action

July–SeptemberEdit

October–DecemberEdit

BirthsEdit

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Month Date Name Age Country Profession Notable films
January 1 Victor Buono 43 US Actor
1 Margot Grahame 70 UK Actress
4 Kathryn Scola 90 US Screenwriter
5 Hans Conried 64 US Actor
5 Harvey Lembeck 58 US Actor
8 Reta Shaw 69 US Actress
8 Grégoire Aslan 73 UK Actor
10 Paul Lynde 55 US Actor
30 Stanley Holloway 91 UK Actor
February 5 Dolores Moran 58 US Actress
11 Eleanor Powell 69 US Actress, Dancer
12 Victor Jory 79 US Actor
17 Lee Strasberg 80 US Actor, Director
24 Virginia Bruce 71 US Actress
March 5 John Belushi 33 US Actor
6 Ayn Rand 77 US Writer, Actress
19 Alan Badel 58 UK Actor, Miscellaneous
21 Harry H. Corbett 57 UK Actor, Writer
22 Harold Goldblatt 82 UK Actor
26 Sam Kydd 67 UK Actor
27 Betty Schade 87 US Actress, Writer
29 Rudy Bond 69 US Actor
April 3 Warren Oates 53 US Actor
15 Arthur Lowe 66 UK Actor
21 Joe Sawyer 75 US Actor
25 W. R. Burnett 82 US Screenwriter
25 Don Wilson 81 US Actor
26 Celia Johnson 73 UK Actress
27 Tom Tully 73 US Actor
May 2 Helmut Dantine 63 Austria Actor, Producer
2 Hugh Marlowe 71 US Actor
2 Wini Shaw 75 US Actress, Singer
14 Hugh Beaumont 73 US Actor
16 Leigh Snowden 52 US Actress
29 Romy Schneider 43 France Actress
June 10 Rainer Werner Fassbinder 37 Germany Writer, Director, Actor
18 Curd Jürgens 66 Austria Actor, Director
29 Michael Brennan 69 UK Actor
29 Henry King 96 US Director, Producer
July 8 Isa Miranda 73 Italy Actress
12 Kenneth More 67 UK Actor
18 John Maxwell 64 US Actor
19 John Harvey 70 UK Actor
23 Vic Morrow 53 US Actor
August 2 Cathleen Nesbitt 93 UK Actress
7 Jill Banner 35 US Actress
11 Tom Drake 64 US Actor
12 Henry Fonda 77 US Actor, Producer
13 Joe E. Ross 68 US Actor
13 Charles Walters 70 US Director
14 Patrick Magee 58 UK Actor
19 Russell Waters 74 UK Actor
20 Ulla Jacobsson 53 Sweden Actress
20 Edward Ludwig 82 Russia Director
29 Ingrid Bergman 67 Sweden Actress, Producer
September 2 Jay Novello 78 US Actor
5 Richard Lane 83 US Actor
13 Philip Ober 80 US Actor
14 Grace Kelly 52 US, Monaco Actress [31]
24 Sarah Churchill 67 UK Actress
28 Mabel Albertson 81 US Actress
28 Seth Banks 66 US Costume Designer
29 Lucy Griffiths 63 UK Actress
October 3 Vivien Merchant 53 UK Actress
5 Eddie Frewin 61 UK Transportation Co-ordinator
8 Fernando Lamas 67 Argentina Actor, Director
13 John Brahm 89 Germany Director
14 Dick Ung 59 US Animator
26 Valerio Zurlini 56 Italy Director, Writer
November 1 King Vidor 88 US Director, Producer
4 Dominique Dunne 22 US Actress Poltergeist
4 Jacques Tati 75 France Actor, Writer, Director
4 Talfryn Thomas 60 UK Actor Under Milk Wood
7 Elio Petri 53 Italy Director, Writer
10 John Bay 53 US Actor
17 Ruth Donnelly 86 US Actress
18 Forbes Murray 98 US Actor
21 Lee Patrick 80 US Actress
26 Robert Coote 73 US Actor
30 Verna Fields 64 US Film Editor
30 Eric Thompson 53 UK Actor, Writer
December 2 Marty Feldman 48 UK Actor, Director, Writer
4 George Tovey 68 UK Actor
10 Roy Webb 94 US Composer, Musical Director
21 Gladys Henson 83 UK Actress
22 Jack Webb 62 US Actor

Film debutsEdit

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Amblin corrected Variety's reporting of E.T.'s gross in 1992, stating that it had grossed $367.6 million in its initial release.[2]
  2. ^ 9.79 per US$ in 1982[7]
  3. ^ 55.2 million Soviet tickets sold,[12] at average ticket price of 0.25 руб,[13] approximately 13.8 million руб; 0.708 руб per US$ in 1982[14]
  4. ^ Shaolin Temple:

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ "Errata". Variety. January 13, 1992. p. 6.
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  4. ^ "Charts – LES ENTREES EN FRANCE". JP's Box-Office. 1982. Retrieved 27 November 2018.
  5. ^ "Bilan Annuel Allemagne – 1982". JP's Box-Office. Retrieved 12 December 2018.
  6. ^ Box Office 1982, Box Office India
  7. ^ Monthly Commentary on Indian Economic Conditions, Volume 28, page xv, Indian Institute of Public Opinion, 1986
  8. ^ "Bilan Annuel Italie – 1982". JP's Box-Office. Retrieved 12 December 2018.
  9. ^ a b "1982年(1月~12月)". Eiren. Motion Picture Producers Association of Japan. Retrieved 20 November 2018.
  10. ^ "【ジャッキーチェン興行成績】 第10回:韓国での興行収入". KungFu Tube (in Japanese). 5 September 2010. Retrieved 7 December 2018.
  11. ^ Park, Seung Hyun (2000). A Cultural Interpretation of Korean Cinema, 1988–1997. Indiana University. p. 119. Average Ticket Prices in Korea, 1974–1997 [...] * Source: Korea Cinema Yearbook (1997–1998) * Currency: won [...] Foreign [...] 1982 [...] 3,000
  12. ^ "Prokat2". Kinokultura.com. Archived from the original on 2012-05-10. Retrieved 2012-10-09.
  13. ^ Moscow Prime Time: How the Soviet Union Built the Media Empire that Lost the Cultural Cold War, page 48, Cornell University Press, 2011
  14. ^ Archive of Bank of Russia http://cbr.ru/currency_base/OldDataFiles/USD.xls
  15. ^ "Bilan Annuel Espagne – 1982". JP's Box-Office. Retrieved 12 December 2018.
  16. ^ "1982 Taiwan Box Office". National Chengchi University. 19 February 2001. Archived from the original on 19 February 2001. Retrieved 30 November 2018.
  17. ^ BFI Statistical Yearbook (PDF) (2012 ed.). London: British Film Institute. 2013. pp. 22 & 32. Archived (PDF) from the original on 28 December 2013. Retrieved 8 December 2013.
  18. ^ "E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial". Box Office Mojo. Archived from the original on January 24, 2014. Retrieved February 5, 2009.
  19. ^ Scott, Vernon (November 12, 1982). "Stallone found new life in new film". The Bulletin. Bend, Oregon. Retrieved July 4, 2012.
  20. ^ "Gandhi (1982) – Box Office Data, DVD and Blu-ray Sales, Movie News, Cast and Crew Information". The Numbers. Retrieved 27 January 2015.
  21. ^ "Box Office Information for Poltergeist". The Numbers. Retrieved January 29, 2012.
  22. ^ a b c "Official exchange rate (LCU per US$, period average)". World Bank. Retrieved 9 February 2019.
  23. ^ "Shaolin Temple (1982)". Hong Kong Movie Database. Retrieved 9 February 2019.
  24. ^ "Statistics of Film Industry in Japan". Eiren. Motion Picture Producers Association of Japan. 1978. Retrieved 17 February 2019. 1982 (...) Box Office Gross Receipts (...) in millions of Yen (...) 169,522 (..) Distributor's Income (...) in millions of Yen (...) 65,268
  25. ^ "영화정보". KOFIC. Korean Film Council. Retrieved 9 February 2019.
  26. ^ Park, Seung Hyun (2000). A Cultural Interpretation of Korean Cinema, 1988-1997. Indiana University. p. 119. Average Ticket Prices in Korea, 1974-1997 [...] * Source: Korea Cinema Yearbook (1997-1998) * Currency: won [...] Foreign [...] 1982 [...] 3,000
  27. ^ "Official exchange rate (KRW per US$, period average)". World Bank. 1982. Retrieved 7 December 2018.
  28. ^ "On Independence Day, here are the most successful Indian movies of every decade since 1947". Hindustan Times. 15 August 2018.
  29. ^ "Official exchange rate (LCU per US$, period average)". World Bank. Retrieved 13 December 2018.
  30. ^ Harmetz, Aljean (June 8, 1982). "'Star Trek II' Sets Mark for Sales at Opening". The New York Times. p. C11.
  31. ^ "Grace Kelly | American actress and princess of Monaco". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 12 March 2020.