1982 in film

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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 $359,197,037[n 1]
2 Tootsie Columbia $177,200,000
3 An Officer and a Gentleman Paramount $129,795,554
4 Rocky III United Artists $124,146,897
5 Porky's Fox $105,492,483
6 Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan Paramount $78,912,963
7 48 Hrs. $78,868,508
8 Poltergeist MGM $76,606,280
9 The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas Universal $69,701,637
10 Annie Columbia $57,059,003

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

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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 Walt Disney Productions / Buena Vista Distribution 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 Amateur 20th Century Fox Charles Jarrott (director); Robert Littell, Diana Maddox (screenplay); John Savage, Christopher Plummer, Marthe Keller, Arthur Hill, Nicholas Campbell, George Coe, John Marley, Ed Lauter Crime, Thriller Live action
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
Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip Columbia Pictures / Rastar Joe Layton (director); Paul Mooney, Richard Pryor (screenplay); Richard Pryor, Jesse Jackson, Gene Cross, Julie Hampton Stand-Up Comedy 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
Fantasia (re-release) Walt Disney Productions / RKO Radio Pictures Samuel Armstrong, James Algar, Bill Roberts, Paul Satterfield, Ben Sharpsteen, David D. Hand, Hamilton Luske, Jim Handley, Ford Beebe, T. Hee, Norman Ferguson, Wilfred Jackson (director); Irwin Kostal, Hugh Douglas Fantasy Animation
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 Chan Is Missing New Yorker Films Wayne Wang (director/screenplay); Isaac Cronin, Terrel Seltzer (screenplay); Wood Moy, Marc Hayashi Comedy, Drama Live action
I, the Jury 20th Century Fox / Columbia-EMI-Warner / American Cinema Productions / Larco Productions / Pellepont / Solofilm Richard T. Heffron (director); Larry Cohen (screenplay); Armand Assante, Barbara Carrera, Laurene Landon, Alan King, Geoffrey Lewis, Paul Sorvino, Judson Scott, Barry Snider, Julia Barr Neo-noir, Crime, Thriller Live action
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
The Sword and the Sorcerer Group 1 International Distribution Organization Ltd. Albert Pyun (director/screenplay); Tom Karnowski, John V. Stuckmeyer (screenplay); Lee Horsley, Kathleen Beller, Simon MacCorkindale, George Maharis, Richard Lynch, Richard Moll, Anthony De Longis, Robert Tessier, Christopher Cary, Nina Van Pallandt, Anna Bjorn, Christina Nigra, Jeff Corey, Joseph Ruskin, Reb Brown, Shelley Taylor Morgan, Joe Regalbuto, Earl Maynard, Russ Marin Sword and Sorcery, Fantasy, Epic 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 Next of Kin Roadshow Film Distributors / The Film House / S.I.S. Productions / Filmco Tony Williams (director/screenplay); Michael Heath (screenplay); Jacki Kerin as Linda Stevens, John Jarratt, Alex Scott, Gerda Nicolson, Charles McCallum, Bernadette Gibson, Robert Ratti, Vince Deltito, Tommy Dysart, Debra Lawrance, Matt Burns, Kristina Marshall Horror Live action
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
Visiting Hours 20th Century Fox Jean-Claude Lord (director); Brian Taggert (screenplay); Lee Grant, Michael Ironside, Linda Purl, William Shatner, Lenore Zann, Harvey Atkin, Michael J. Reynolds, Len Watt, Kirsten Bishop, Robbie Robinson, Lorena Gale Slasher Live action
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4 The Chosen 20th Century Fox / Analysis Film Releasing Corporation Jeremy Kagan (director); Edwin Gordon (screenplay); Maximilian Schell, Rod Steiger, Robby Benson, Barry Miller, Hildy Brooks, Kaethe Fine, Ron Rifkin, Robert Burke, Lonny Price, Evan Handler, Douglas Warhit, Jeff Marcus, Stuart Charno, John Pankow, Richard Ziman, Val Avery Drama Live action
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

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2 The Secret of NIMH MGM/UA Entertainment Company / Aurora Productions / Don Bluth Studios Don Bluth (director/screenplay); Gary Goldman, John Pomeroy, Will Finn (screenplay); Elizabeth Hartman, Hermione Baddeley, John Carradine, Dom DeLuise, Derek Jacobi, Arthur Malet, Paul Shenar, Peter Strauss, Aldo Ray, Shannen Doherty, Wil Wheaton, Ian Fried, Edie McClurg, Tom Hatten, Lucille Bliss, Charles Champlin, Dick Kleiner, Jodi Hicks, Joshua Lawrence, Norbert Auerbach Dark Fantasy, Adventure Animation
9 Tron Walt Disney Productions / Buena Vista Distribution / Lisberger-Kushner Productions Steven Lisberger (director/screenplay); Jeff Bridges, Bruce Boxleitner, David Warner, Cindy Morgan, Barnard Hughes, Dan Shor, Peter Jurasik, Tony Stephano Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure Live action
16 A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy Orion Pictures / Warner Bros. Woody Allen (director/screenplay); Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, José Ferrer, Julie Hagerty, Tony Roberts, Mary Steenburgen, Michael Higgins, Adam Redfield, Moishe Rosenfeld, Timothy Jenkins, Sol Frieder, Boris Zoubok, Thomas Barbour, Kate McGregor-Stewart Comedy Live action
Six Pack 20th Century Fox Daniel Petrie (director); Mike Marvin, Alex Matter (screenplay); Kenny Rogers, Diane Lane, Erin Gray, Barry Corbin, Terry Kiser, Don Hannah, Anthony Michael Hall, Buddy Baker, Chuck Woolery, Tom Abernathy, Robbie Fleming, Robby Still, Benji Wilhoite, Melanie McMullan Comedy, Drama Live action
Summer Lovers Filmways / Research Corporation Randal Kleiser (director/screenplay); Peter Gallagher, Daryl Hannah, Valérie Quennessen, Barbara Rush, Carole Cook, Hans van Tongeren, Rika Dialina, Lydia Lenosi, Vladimiros Kiriakidis, Carlos Rodriguez Ramos, Henri Behar, Andreas Filipidis Romance, Comedy Live action
Young Doctors in Love 20th Century Fox / ABC Motion Pictures Garry Marshall (director); Michael Elias, Rich Eustis (screenplay); Michael McKean, Sean Young, Hector Elizondo, Harry Dean Stanton, Patrick Macnee, Dabney Coleman, Gary Friedkin, Kyle T. Heffner, Rick Overton, Crystal Bernard, Ted McGinley, Saul Rubinek, Harry Dean Stanton, Demi Moore, Pamela Reed, Michael Richards, Taylor Negron, Titos Vandis, Haunani Minn, Lynne Marie Stewart, Richard Dean Anderson Comedy Live action
23 The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas Universal Pictures / Miller-Milkis-Boyett Productions / RKO Pictures Colin Higgins (director/screenplay); Larry L. King, Peter Masterson (screenplay); Burt Reynolds, Dolly Parton, Dom DeLuise, Charles Durning, Theresa Merritt, Jim Nabors, Lois Nettleton, Noah Beery Jr., Robert Mandan, Barry Corbin, Mary Jo Catlett, Mary Louise Wilson, Howard K. Smith, Donald F. Colson, Helen Kleeb, Mickey Jones, Bobby Fite, Paula Shaw, Kenneth White, Ted Gehring, Verne Lundquist, Lee Grosscup, Alice Drummond, Terri Treas, Randy Bennett Musical, Comedy Live action
The Challenge Embassy Pictures / CBS Theatrical Films John Frankenheimer (director); Richard Maxwell, Marc Norman, John Sayles (screenplay); Scott Glenn, Toshirō Mifune, Atsuo Nakamura, Donna Kei Benz, Calvin Jung, Clyde Kusatsu, Sab Shimono, Kiyoaki Nagai, Kenta Fukasaku, Shōgo Shimada, Yoshio Inaba, Seiji Miyaguchi, Miiko Taka, Ryuji Yamashita Action, Thriller Live action
The World According to Garp Warner Bros. / Pan Arts George Roy Hill (director); Steve Tesich (screenplay); Robin Williams, Mary Beth Hurt, Glenn Close, John Lithgow, Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy, Swoosie Kurtz, Peter Michael Goetz, Mark Soper, Warren Berlinger, Brandon Maggart, Amanda Plummer, Jenny Wright, Brenda Currin, John Irving, George Roy Hill Comedy, Drama Live action
Zapped! Embassy Pictures Robert J. Rosenthal (director/screenplay); Bruce Rubin (screenplay); Scott Baio, Willie Aames, Felice Schachter, Heather Thomas, Robert Mandan, Greg Bradford, Scatman Crothers, Sue Ane Langdon, Roger Bowen, Marya Small, Merritt Butrick, Eddie Deezen, LaWanda Page, Corinne Bohrer, Jan Leighton Teen, Comedy Live action
30 Forced Vengeance MGM/UA Entertainment Company James Fargo (director/screenplay); Franklin Thompson (screenplay); Chuck Norris, Mary Louise Weller, Camila Griggs, Michael Cavanaugh, David Opatoshu, Seiji Sakaguchi, Frank Michael Liu, Bob Minor, Lloyd Kino, Leigh Hamilton, Howard Caine, Robert Emhardt, Roger Behrstock, Jimmy Shaw, Richard Norton Action Live action
The Last American Virgin Cannon Film Distributors Boaz Davidson (director/screenplay); Lawrence Monoson, Diane Franklin, Steve Antin, Joe Rubbo, Louisa Moritz, Kimmy Robertson, Harry Bugin, Brian Peck, Tessa Richarde, Winifred Freedman, Gerri Idol, Phil Rubenstein, Roberto Rodriquez Comedy Live action
Night Shift Warner Bros. / The Ladd Company Ron Howard (director); Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel (screenplay); Henry Winkler, Michael Keaton, Shelley Long, Gina Hecht, Pat Corley, Bobby Di Cicco, Nita Talbot, Basil Hoffman, Tim Rossovich, Clint Howard, Joe Spinell, Richard Belzer, Grand L. Bush, Charles Fleischer, Vincent Schiavelli, Dawn Dunlap, Kevin Costner, Shannen Doherty, Floyd Levine Comedy Live action
Tex Walt Disney Productions / Buena Vista Distribution Tim Hunter (director/screenplay); Charles S. Haas (screenplay); Matt Dillon, Jim Metzler, Meg Tilly, Bill McKinney, Ben Johnson, Frances Lee McCain, Emilio Estevez, Tom Virtue, Željko Ivanek, Jack Thibeau, S.E. Hinton, Phil Brock, Pamela Ludwig, Jeff Fleury, Marilyn Redfield, Mark Arnott, Jill Clark, Sheryl Briedel, Lisa Mirkin, Mary Simons, Mike Coats, Charlie Haas, Coralie Hunter Drama Live action
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4 Things Are Tough All Over Columbia Pictures Thomas K. Avildsen (director); Tommy Chong, Cheech Marin (screenplay); Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong, Evelyn Guerrero, John Steadman, George Wallace, Billy Beck, Senta Moses, Aaron Freeman, Ben Powers, Rip Taylor, Dave Coulier, Ruby Wax, Shelby Chong, Toni Attell, Mike Bacarella, Don Bovingloh, Richard "Moon" Calhoun, Jennifer Condos, John Corronna, Mike Friedman, Maya Harman, Vanaghan S. Housepian, Garth Shaw, Rikki Marin Action, Comedy Live action
6 The Pirate Movie 20th Century Fox / Joseph Hamilton International Productions Ken Annakin (director); Trevor Farrant (screenplay); Kristy McNichol, Christopher Atkins, Ted Hamilton, Bill Kerr, Garry McDonald, Maggie Kirkpatrick, Rhonda Burchmore, Chuck McKinney, Kate Ferguson, Catherine Lynch Musical, Romance, Comedy Live action
13 Fast Times at Ridgemont High Universal Pictures Amy Heckerling (director); Cameron Crowe (screenplay); Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold, Phoebe Cates, Brian Backer, Richard Romanus, Ray Walston, Scott Thomson, Vincent Schiavelli, Amanda Wyss, D.W. Brown, Forest Whitaker, Kelli Maroney, Tom Nolan, Blair Ashleigh, Eric Stoltz, James Russo, Nicolas Cage, Martin Brest, Stu Nahan, Taylor Negron, Pamela Springsteen, Lana Clarkson, Anthony Edwards, Nancy Wilson, Stuart Cornfeld Coming-of-Age, Comedy, Drama Live action
Friday the 13th Part III Paramount Pictures / Jason Inc. Steve Miner (director); Martin Kitrosser, Carol Watson (screenplay); Dana Kimmell, Paul Kratka, Tracie Savage, Jeffrey Rogers, Catherine Parks, Larry Zerner, Richard Brooker, Steve Susskind, David Katims, Rachel Howard, Nick Savage, Gloria Charles, Kevin O'Brien, Cheri Maugans, Perla Walter, David Wiley Slasher Live action
An Officer and a Gentleman Paramount Pictures / Lorimar Productions Taylor Hackford (director); Douglas Day Stewart (screenplay); Richard Gere, Debra Winger, David Keith, Louis Gossett Jr., Robert Loggia, Lisa Blount, Lisa Eilbacher, Tony Plana, Harold Sylvester, David Caruso, Victor French, Grace Zabriskie, Tommy Petersen, Elizabeth Rogers, John Laughlin, Ed Begley Jr. Romance, Drama Live action
Tempest Columbia Pictures Paul Mazursky (director/screenplay); Leon Capetanos (screenplay); John Cassavetes, Gena Rowlands, Susan Sarandon, Vittorio Gassman, Raúl Juliá, Molly Ringwald, Sam Robards, Paul Stewart, Jackie Gayle, Anthony Holland, Jerry Hardin, Paul Mazursky, Cookie Mueller, Lucianne Buchanan Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance Live action
20 The Beastmaster MGM/UA Entertainment Co. Don Coscarelli (director/screenplay); Paul Pepperman (screenplay); Marc Singer, Tanya Roberts, Rip Torn, John Amos, Josh Milrad, Rod Loomis, Vanna Bonta, Ben Hammer, Ralph Strait, Tony Epper, Paul Reynolds, Billy Jacoby, Donald Battee Sword and Sorcery Live action
Class of 1984 United Film Distribution Company / Guerrilla High Productions Mark L. Lester (director/screenplay); Tom Holland, John Saxton (screenplay); Perry King, Merrie Lynn Ross, Timothy Van Patten, Lisa Langlois, Stefan Arngrim, Michael Fox, Roddy McDowall, Keith Knight, Neil Clifford, Al Waxman, Linda Sorenson, Teenage Head, Erin Flannery, David Gardner Action, Thriller, Crime Live action
28 The Junkman H.B. Halicki Junkyard and Mercantile Company H.B. Halicki (director/screenplay); H.B. Halicki, Christopher Stone, Susan Shaw, Lang Jeffries, Hoyt Axton, Dan Grimaldi, Lynda Day George, Kopi Sotiropulos, Jewel Shepard, Bruce Cameron, Jack Vacek, Richard L. Muse, Kelly Busia, Dennis Stouffer, Brian LaBonge, Judi Gibbs, Tony Ostermeier, Dave Logue, Rita Rickard, Mike Brennan, John Halicki, Ronald Halicki, Maureen Coddington, Butch Stockton, Phil Boroff Action, Comedy, Crime Live action
Querelle Gaumont Rainer Werner Fassbinder (director/screenplay); Burkhard Driest (screenplay); Brad Davis, Franco Nero, Jeanne Moreau, Laurent Malet, Hanno Pöschl, Günther Kaufmann, Burkhard Driest, Roger Fritz, Dieter Schidor, Natja Brunckhorst, Werner Asam, Axel Bauer, Neil Bell, Robert van Ackeren, Wolf Gremm, Frank Ripploh Drama Live action
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3 The Concrete Jungle Motion Picture Marketing Tom DeSimone (director); Alan J. Adler (screenplay); Jill St. John, Tracey E. Bregman, Barbara Luna, Sondra Currie, Peter Brown, Camille Keaton, Sean O'Kane, June Barrett, Aimée Eccles Women in Prison Live action
10 Endangered Species MGM/UA Entertainment Co. Alan Rudolph (director/screenplay); John Binder, Judson Klinger, Richard Clayton Woods (screenplay); Robert Urich, JoBeth Williams, Paul Dooley, Hoyt Axton, Peter Coyote, Marin Kanter, Gailard Sartain, Dan Hedaya, Harry Carey Jr., John Considine Sci-Fi Live action
11 Starstruck Australian Film Commission / Palm Beach Pictures Gillian Armstrong (director); Stephen MacLean (screenplay); Jo Kennedy, Ross O'Donovan, Margo Lee, Max Cullen, Pat Evison, John O'May, Dennis Miller, Norm Erskine, Melissa Jaffer, Ned Lander, Mark Little Comedy, Drama, Musical Live action
17 Hammett Orion Pictures / Zoetrope Studios Wim Wenders (director); Ross Thomas, Dennis O'Flaherty (screenplay); Frederic Forrest, Peter Boyle, Marilu Henner, Roy Kinnear, Elisha Cook, Jr., R.G. Armstrong, Richard Bradford, Michael Chow, David Patrick Kelly, Sylvia Sidney, Jack Nance, Royal Dano, Samuel Fuller, Fox Harris, Lydia Lei, Elmer Kline Neo-Noir, Mystery Live action
Inchon MGM/UA Entertainment Co. / One-Way Productions / News World Communications Terence Young (director); Laird Koenig, Robin Moore (screenplay); Laurence Olivier, Jacqueline Bisset, Ben Gazzara, Toshiro Mifune, Richard Roundtree Epic, War, Drama Live action
Pink Floyd – The Wall MGM/UA Entertainment Co. / Tin Blue Productions / Goldcrest Films International Alan Parker, Gerald Scarfe (directors); Roger Waters (screenplay); Bob Geldof, Christine Hargreaves, Eleanor David, Alex McAvoy, Bob Hoskins, Michael Ensign, James Laurenson, Jenny Wright, Margery Mason, James Hazeldine, Joanne Whalley, Nell Campbell, Philip Davis, Gary Olsen, Ellis Dale, Ray Mort, Robert Bridges, Emma Longfellow, Lorna Barton, Kevin McKeon, David Bingham Musical Live action / Animation
24 Amityville II: The Possession Orion Pictures / Dino De Laurentiis Corporation / Giada International Damiano Damiani (director); Tommy Lee Wallace, Dardano Sacchetti (screenplay); James Olson, Burt Young, Rutanya Alda, Jack Magner, Diane Franklin, Moses Gunn, Andrew Prine, Leonardo Cimino, Ted Ross, Brent Katz, Erika Katz, Petra Lea, Martin Donegan Horror Live action
Yes, Giorgio MGM/UA Entertainment Company Franklin J. Schaffner (director); Norman Steinberg (screenplay); Luciano Pavarotti, Kathryn Harrold, Eddie Albert, Paola Borboni, James Hong, Joseph Mascolo, Karen Kondazian, Leona Mitchell, Kurt Herbert Adler, Emerson Buckley, Alexander Courage, Beulah Quo, Norman Steinberg, Rod Colbin, Kathryn Fuller Musical, Comedy Live action
28 The Shadow Riders Sony Pictures Television / CBS Entertainment Production / Columbia Pictures Television / The Pegasus Group Andrew V. McLaglen (director); Jim Byrnes (screenplay); Tom Selleck, Sam Elliott, Dominique Dunne, Katharine Ross, Ben Johnson, Geoffrey Lewis, Jeff Osterhage, Gene Evans, R.G. Armstrong, Marshall R. Teague, Jane Greer, Harry Carey, Jr., Jeannetta Arnette, Ben Fuhrman, Natalie May, Owen Orr, Kristina David, Joe Capone, Robert B. Craig, Scanlon Gail Western Live action

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1 Hey Good Lookin' Warner Bros. / Bakshi Productions Ralph Bakshi (director/screenplay); Richard Romanus, David Proval, Jesse Welles, Tina Bowman, Philip M. Thomas, Frank DeKova, Candy Candido, Angelo Grisanti Coming-of-Age, Comedy, Drama Adult animation
My Favorite Year MGM/UA Entertainment Co. / Brooksfilms Ltd. Richard Benjamin (director); Norman Steinberg, Dennis Palumbo (screenplay); Peter O'Toole, Mark Linn-Baker, Jessica Harper, Joseph Bologna, Bill Macy, Lainie Kazan, Anne De Salvo, Basil Hoffman, Lou Jacobi, Adolph Green, Tony DiBenedetto, George Wyner, Selma Diamond, Katie McClain, Cameron Mitchell, Lana Clarkson, Gloria Stuart Comedy Live action
2 The Draughtsman's Contract Curzon Artificial Eye / British Film Institute / Channel 4 Peter Greenaway (director/screenplay); Anthony Higgins, Janet Suzman, Dave Hill, Anne-Louise Lambert, Hugh Fraser, Neil Cunningham, David Meyer, Tony Meyer, Nicholas Amer, Suzan Crowley, Lynda La Plante, Michael Feast, David Gant, Alastair Cumming, Steve Ubels Comedy, Drama, History Live action
3 Split Image Orion Pictures / PolyGram Pictures Ted Kotcheff (director); Robert Mark Kamen, Robert Kaufman (screenplay); Michael O'Keefe, Karen Allen, Peter Fonda, James Woods, Elizabeth Ashley, Brian Dennehy, Ronnie Scribner, Pamela Ludwig, John Dukakis, Lee Montgomery, Michael Sacks, Deborah Rush, Peter Horton, Ken Farmer, Cliff Stephens, Brian Henson, David Wallace, Herbert Kirkpatrick, Irma P. Hall, Bill Engvall, Kenneth Barry, Robert A. Cowan, Chris McCarty, Lee Ritchey, Lynette Walden, Robert Hibbard, Scott Campbell, Melanie Strange, Dave Tanner, Tom Rayhall, Jeanne Evans, Peter Hans Sprague, John Carroll, Haley McLane, Kelly Wimberly Drama Live action
6 The Wizard of Oz Alan Enterprises Fumihiko Takayama (director); Akira Miyazaki, Yoshimitsu Banno (screenplay); Aileen Quinn, Lorne Greene, Billy Van, John Stocker, Thick Wilson, Elizabeth Hanna, Wendy Thatcher Family, Adventure Anime
15 Love Child Warner Bros. / The Ladd Company Larry Peerce (director); Paul Maslansky (screenplay); Amy Madigan, Beau Bridges, Mackenzie Phillips, Albert Salmi, Joanna Merlin, Margaret Whitton Biography Live action
16 Android New World Pictures Aaron Lipstadt (director); James Reigle, Don Keith Opper, Will Reigle (screenplay); Klaus Kinski, Brie Howard, Don Keith Opper, Norbert Weisser, Darrell Larson, Rachel Talalay, Kendra Kirchner, Crofton Hardester, Randy Connor, Gary Corarito, Mary Ann Fisher, Julia Gibson, Roger Kelton, Ian Scheibel, Wayne Springfield, Johanne Todd Sci-Fi Live action
21 The Plague Dogs Embassy Pictures / United Artists / Nepenthe Productions / Goldcrest Films Martin Rosen (director/screenplay); John Hurt, Christopher Benjamin, James Bolam, Nigel Hawthorne, Warren Mitchell, Bernard Hepton, Brian Stirner, Penelope Lee, Geoffrey Matthews, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, John Bennett, John Franklyn-Robbins, Bill Maynard, Malcolm Terris, Judy Geeson, Philip Locke, Brian Spink, Tony Church, Anthony Valentine, William Lucas, Dandy Nichols, Rosemary Leach, Patrick Stewart, Percy Edwards Adventure Animation
22 First Blood Orion Pictures / Anabasis Investments, N.V. Ted Kotcheff (director); Michael Kozoll, William Sackheim, Sylvester Stallone (screenplay); Sylvester Stallone, Richard Crenna, Brian Dennehy, Bill McKinney, Jack Starrett, Michael Talbott, Chris Mulkey, John McLiam, Alf Humphreys, David Caruso, David L. Crowley, Don MacKay, Patrick Stark Action Live action
Halloween III: Season of the Witch Universal Pictures / Dino De Laurentiis Corporation / Debra Hill Productions Tommy Lee Wallace (director/screenplay); Tom Atkins, Stacey Nelkin, Dan O'Herlihy, Michael Currie, Ralph Strait, Garn Stephens, Nancy Kyes, Jonathan Terry, Maidie Norman, Paddi Edwards, Joshua John Miller, Dick Warlock, Nick Castle, Jamie Lee Curtis, Jadeen Barbor, Brad Schacter, Al Berry, Wendy Wessberg, Essex Smith, Michelle Walker Sci-Fi, Horror Live action
Jinxed! United Artists / Herb Jaffe Productions Don Siegel (director); Frank D. Gilroy (screenplay); Bette Midler, Ken Wahl, Rip Torn, Val Avery, Jack Elam, Benson Fong, Jacqueline Scott, F. William Parker, Ian Wolfe, George Dickerson, Kathryn Kates, Kathleen O'Malley, Woodrow Parfrey, Joan Freeman, Don Siegel, Barry Michlin, Read Morgan, Jim Nolan, Tom Pletts, Archie Lang Comedy Live action
Monsignor 20th Century Fox Frank Perry (director); Abraham Polonsky, Wendell Mayes (screenplay); Christopher Reeve, Geneviève Bujold, Fernando Rey, Jason Miller, Joe Cortese, Adolfo Celi, Tomas Milian, Leonardo Cimino, Robert Prosky, Joe Pantoliano, Milena Vukotic, Joe Spinell, Ettore Mattia, Gregory Snegoff, Pamela Prati, Darin Berry Drama Live action
The Sender Paramount Pictures / Kingsmere Productions Ltd. Roger Christian (director); Thomas Baum (screenplay); Kathryn Harrold, Željko Ivanek, Shirley Knight, Paul Freeman, Al Matthews, Marsha Hunt, Angus MacInnes, John Stephen Hill, Mary Ellen Ray, Sean Hewitt, Harry Ditson, Olivier Pierre, Jana Shelden, Tracy Harper, Monica Buford Horror Live action
29 It Came from Hollywood Paramount Pictures Malcolm Leo, Andrew Solt (directors); Dana Olsen (screenplay); Dan Aykroyd, John Candy, Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong, Gilda Radner, Archive footage of Bela Lugosi, Mamie Van Doren Comedy, Documentary Live action
Class Reunion 20th Century Fox / ABC Motion Pictures Michael Miller (director); John Hughes (screenplay); Gerrit Graham, Fred McCarren, Miriam Flynn, Stephen Furst, Shelley Smith, Michael Lerner, Chuck Berry, Misty Rowe, Blackie Dammett, Mews Small, Zane Buzby, Jim Staahl, Jacklyn Zeman, Barry Diamond, Art Evans, Marla Pennington, Randy Powell, Anne Ramsey, John Hughes Black Comedy Live action
Q United Film Distribution Company Larry Cohen (director/screenplay); Michael Moriarty, Candy Clark, David Carradine, Richard Roundtree, Malachy McCourt, Fred J. Scollay, Ron Cey, Mary Louise Weller, John Capodice, James Dixon, Peter Hock, Tony Page, Shelly Desai, Lee Louis Monster, Horror Live action
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5 Fast-Walking Pickman Films / Lorimar Productions James B. Harris (director/screenplay); Ernest Brawley (screenplay); James Woods, Tim McIntire, Kay Lenz, Robert Hooks, Charles Weldon, M. Emmet Walsh, Susan Tyrrell, John Friedrich, Lance LeGault, Timothy Carey, Sydney Lassick, Helen Page Camp, K Callan Drama Live action
The Man from Snowy River 20th Century Fox George T. Miller (director); John Dixon (screenplay); Kirk Douglas, Jack Thompson, Tom Burlinson, Sigrid Thornton, Lorraine Bayly, Terence Donovan, Tommy Dysart, Tony Bonner, June Jago, Chris Haywood, Gus Mercurio, Bruce Kerr, David Bradshaw, Kristopher Steele, Howard Eynon Western, Drama Live action
Piranha II: The Spawning Saturn International Pictures / Brouwersgracht Investments / Chako Film Company James Cameron, Ovidio G. Assonitis (directors); Charles H. Eglee (screenplay); Tricia O'Neil, Lance Henriksen, Steve Marachuk, Ted Richert, Ricky G. Paull, Leslie Graves, Carole Davis, Carolyn De Fonseca, Albert Sanders, Tracy Berg, Phil Colby, Hildy Maganasun, Connie Lynn Hadden, Anne Pollack, Arnie Ross, Lee Krug, Sally Ricca, Phil Mullins, Kidd Brewer Jr., Jan Eisner Mannon, Ancil Gloudon, Paul Drummond, Stevie Cox Horror Live action
9 The Scarlet Pimpernel CBS / London Films Clive Donner (director); William Bast (screenplay); Anthony Andrews, Jane Seymour, Ian McKellen, James Villiers, Eleanor David, Malcolm Jamieson, Richard Morant, Dominic Jephcott, Christopher Villiers, Denis Lill, Ann Firbank, Tracey Childs, Julian Fellowes, Mark Drewry, John Quarmby, David Gant, Geoffrey Toone, Joanna Dickens, Richard Charles, Gordon Gostelow, Carol MacReady, Daphne Anderson, Nick Brimble, Tony Caunter, Timothy Carlton, Kate Howard Romance, Adventure Live action
10 Creepshow Warner Bros. / United Film Distribution Company / Laurel Show, Inc. George A. Romero (director); Stephen King (screenplay); Hal Holbrook, Adrienne Barbeau, Fritz Weaver, Leslie Nielsen, Carrie Nye, E.G. Marshall, Viveca Lindfors, Joe King, Tom Atkins, Jon Lormer, Ed Harris, John Amplas, Stephen King, Gaylen Ross, Ted Danson, Richard Gere, Don Keefer, Robert Harper, David Garrison, David Early, Ned Beatty, Tom Savini, Iva Jean Saraceni, Elizabeth Regan, Warner Shook, Peter Messer, Nann Mogg, Bingo O'Malley, Chuck Aber, Christine Forrest, Darryl Ferrucci, Ann Muffly, Mark Tierno, Marty Schiff Horror, Comedy, Anthology Live action
12 Alone in the Dark New Line Cinema / Masada Productions Jack Sholder (director/screenplay); Robert Shaye, Michael Harrpster (screenplay); Jack Palance, Donald Pleasence, Martin Landau, Erland Van Lidth, Dwight Schultz, Brent Jennings, Frederick Coffin, Annie Korzen, Lin Shaye, Deborah Hedwall, Lee Taylor-Allan, Phillip Clark, Elizabeth Ward, Carol Levy, Keith Reddin, Gordon Watkins Slasher Live action
Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean Cinecom International Films / Mark Goodson Productions / Viacom Enterprises / Sandcastle 5 Robert Altman (director); Ed Graczyk (screenplay); Sandy Dennis, Cher, Karen Black, Sudie Bond, Marta Heflin, Kathy Bates, Mark Patton, Caroline Aaron, Ann Risley, Ruth Miller, Gena Ramsel, Dianne Turley Travis Comedy, Drama Live action
Five Days One Summer Warner Bros. Pictures / The Ladd Company Fred Zinnemann (director); Michael Austin (screenplay); Sean Connery, Betsy Brantley, Lambert Wilson, Jennifer Hilary, Isabel Dean, Gérard Buhr, Anna Massey, Sheila Reid Romantic, Drama Live action
Jimmy the Kid New World Pictures / Zephyr Productions Gary Nelson (director); Sam Bobrick (screenplay); Gary Coleman, Paul Le Mat, Ruth Gordon, Dee Wallace, Cleavon Little, Don Adams, Pat Morita, Fay Hauser, Avery Schreiber, Walter Olkewicz Comedy Live action
The Slumber Party Massacre New World Pictures / Santa Fe Productions Amy Holden Jones (director); Rita Mae Brown (screenplay); Michelle Michaels, Robin Stille, Brinke Stevens, Michael Villella, Debra Deliso, Andree Honore, Gina Mari, Jennifer Meyers, Joseph Alan Johnson, David Millbern, Jim Boyce, Pamela Roylance, Rigg Kennedy, Jean Vargas, Howard Purgason, Anna Patton Slasher Live action
They Call Me Bruce? Film Ventures International Elliott Hong (director); David B. Randolph (screenplay); Johnny Yune, Margaux Hemingway, Bill Capizzi, Raf Mauro, Pam Huntington, Martin Azarow, Tony Brande, René Levant Action, Comedy Live action
White Dog Paramount Pictures Samuel Fuller (director/screenplay); Curtis Hanson (screenplay); Kristy McNichol, Paul Winfield, Burl Ives, Jameson Parker, Parley Baer Drama Live action
19 Bugs Bunny's 3rd Movie: 1001 Rabbit Tales Warner Bros. Friz Freleng (director/screenplay); Chuck Jones, Robert McKimson (directors); Warren Foster, Michael Maltese, Tedd Pierce (screenplay); Mel Blanc, Bea Benaderet, Arthur Q. Bryan, June Foray, Shepard Menken, Lennie Weinrib, Tom Holland Anthology Animation
Heidi's Song Paramount Pictures / Hanna-Barbera Productions Robert Taylor (director/screenplay); Joseph Barbera, Jameson Brewer (screenplay); Lorne Greene, Sammy Davis Jr., Margery Gray, Michael Bell, Peter Cullen, Roger DeWitt, Richard Erdman, Fritz Feld, Pamelyn Ferdin, Joan Gerber, Virginia Gregg, Janet Waldo, Frank Welker, Michael Winslow Musical Animation
The Last Unicorn Jensen Farley Pictures / Rankin/Bass Productions / ITC Entertainment / Topcraft Arthur Rankin Jr., Jules Bass (directors); Peter S. Beagle (screenplay); Alan Arkin, Jeff Bridges, Mia Farrow, Tammy Grimes, Robert Klein, Angela Lansbury, Christopher Lee, Keenan Wynn, Paul Frees, René Auberjonois, Don Messick, Nellie Bellflower, Brother Theodore, Edward Peck, Kenneth Jennings, Jack Lester Fantasy Animation
Still of the Night United Artists / MGM/UA Entertainment Co. Robert Benton (director/screenplay); Roy Scheider, Meryl Streep, Jessica Tandy, Joe Grifasi, Sara Botsford, Josef Sommer, Rikke Borge, Irving Metzman, Larry Joshua, Tom Norton, Richmond Hoxie, Hyon Cho, Danielle Cusson, John Eric Bentley, George A. Tooks Neo-Noir, Thriller Live action
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3 Frances Universal Pictures / Associated Film Distribution / EMI Films / Brooksfilms Graeme Clifford (director); Eric Bergren, Christopher De Vore, Nicholas Kazan (screenplay); Jessica Lange, Kim Stanley, Sam Shepard, Bart Burns, Jonathan Banks, Jeffrey DeMunn, Zelda Rubinstein, Anjelica Huston, Pamela Gordon, Rick May, Kevin Costner Biography, Drama Live action
8 48 Hrs. Paramount Pictures / Lawrence Gordon Productions Walter Hill (director/screenplay); Roger Spottiswoode, Larry Gross, Steven E. de Souza (screenplay); Nick Nolte, Eddie Murphy, James Remar, David Patrick Kelly, Sonny Landham, Brion James, Annette O'Toole, Frank McRae, Kerry Sherman, Jonathan Banks, Margot Rose, Denise Crosby, Olivia Brown, Peter Jason, John Dennis Johnston, Clare Nono, James Keane Buddy Cop, Action, Comedy Live action
Gandhi Columbia Pictures / Goldcrest Films / International Film Investors / National Film Development Corporation of India / Indo-British Films Richard Attenborough (director); John Briley (screenplay); Ben Kingsley, Candice Bergen, Edward Fox, John Gielgud, Trevor Howard, John Mills, Martin Sheen, Rohini Hattangadi, Roshan Seth, Pradeep Kumar, Saeed Jaffrey, Virendra Razdan, Habib Tanvir, Shane Rimmer, Ian Charleson, Athol Fugard, Geraldine James, Alyque Padamsee, Amrish Puri, Ian Bannen, Richard Griffiths, Nigel Hawthorne, Richard Vernon, Michael Hordern, Shreeram Lagoo, Terrence Hardiman, Om Puri, Dalip Tahil, Bernard Hill, Daniel Day-Lewis, John Ratzenberger, Pankaj Mohan, Pankaj Kapur, Anang Desai, Supriya Pathak, Neena Gupta, Tom Alter, Alok Nath, Mohan Agashe, Sekhar Chatterjee, Dilsher Singh, Gunther Maria Halmer, Peter Harlowe, Harsh Nayyar Period, Biography Live action
The Verdict 20th Century Fox Sidney Lumet (director); David Mamet (screenplay); Paul Newman, Charlotte Rampling, Jack Warden, James Mason, Milo O'Shea, Lindsay Crouse, Edward Binns, Julie Bovasso, Roxanne Hart, James Handy, Wesley Addy, Joe Seneca, Lewis J. Stadlen, Kent Broadhurst, Colin Stinton, Tobin Bell, Bruce Willis Drama Live action
10 Airplane II: The Sequel Paramount Pictures Ken Finkleman (director/screenplay); Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Lloyd Bridges, Chad Everett, Peter Graves, Rip Torn, John Dehner, Chuck Connors, Richard Jaeckel, Stephen Stucker, Kent McCord, James A. Watson Jr., Wendy Phillips, Laurene Landon, Sonny Bono, William Shatner, Raymond Burr, John Vernon, James Noble, Jack Jones, John Larch, Lee Bryant, John Hancock, Oliver Robins, Louis Giambalvo, David Paymer, Rick Overton, Sam Anderson, Leon Askin, Art Fleming, Frank Ashmore, Pat Sajak, Louise Sorel, Sandahl Bergman, Burke Byrnes, Michael Currie, Bruce French, Richard Gilliland, Hugh Gillin, David Leisure, Gail Matthius, Lee Patterson, Hervé Villechaize, Lee Purcell, Earl Boen, Joyce DeWitt, Cindy Fisher, Monique Gabrielle, Kitten Natividad, John Paragon, George Wendt Comedy, Parody Live action
Mighty Mouse in the Great Space Chase Children's Video Library / Filmation Associates / Miracle / CBS Television Distribution / Viacom Productions Ed Friedman, Lou Kachivas, Marsh Lamore, Gwen Wetzler, Kay Wright, Lou Zukor (directors); Lou Scheimer, Alan Oppenheimer, Diane Pershing Action, Adventure Animation
Sophie's Choice Universal Pictures / Associated Film Distribution / ITC Entertainment / Keith Barish Productions Alan J. Pakula (director/screenplay); Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline, Peter MacNicol, Rita Karin, Stephen D. Newman, Josh Mostel, Robin Bartlett, Eugene Lipinski, John Rothman, Katharina Thalbach, David Wohl, Nina Polan, Vida Jerman, Josef Sommer, Karlheinz Hackl, Marcell Rosenblatt, Moishe Rosenfeld, Neddim Prohic, Jennifer Lawn, Adrian Kalitka, Joseph Leon, Günther Maria Halmer Drama Live action
The Toy Columbia Pictures / Rastar Richard Donner (director); Carol Sobieski, Francis Veber (screenplay); Richard Pryor, Jackie Gleason, Scott Schwartz, Ned Beatty, Teresa Ganzel, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Annazette Chase, Tony King, Virginia Capers Comedy Live action
11 Timerider: The Adventure of Lyle Swann Jensen Farley Pictures / Zoomo Production William Dear (director/screenplay); Michael Nesmith (screenplay); Fred Ward, Peter Coyote, Belinda Bauer, Ed Lauter, Tracey Walter, L.Q. Jones, Richard Masur, Chris Mulkey, Macon McCalman, Michael Nesmith Action Live action
15 Honkytonk Man Warner Bros. / The Malpaso Company Clint Eastwood (director); Clancy Carlile (screenplay); Clint Eastwood, Kyle Eastwood, John McIntire, Alexa Kenin, Verna Bloom, Matt Clark, Barry Corbin, Jerry Hardin, Tim Thomerson, Macon McCalman, Joe Regalbuto, Gary Grubbs, Marty Robbins, Tracey Walter Musical, Drama Live action
16 The Grey Fox United Artists Classics / Zoetrope Studios Phillip Borsos (director); John Hunter (screenplay); Richard Farnsworth, Jackie Burroughs, Wayne Robson, Ken Pogue, Timothy Webber, Gary Reineke, Sean Sullivan Biography, Western Live action
The Year of Living Dangerously MGM/UA Entertainment Company / Freddie Fields Productions / McElroy and McElroy Peter Weir (director/screenplay); David Williamson, C.J. Koch (screenplay); Mel Gibson, Sigourney Weaver, Bill Kerr, Michael Murphy, Linda Hunt, Noel Ferrier, Bembol Roco, Paul Sonkkila, Kuh Ledesma, Ali Nur, Dominador Robridillo, Joel Agona, Mike Emperio, Bernardo Nacilla, Domingo Landicho, Hermino De Guzman Romance, Drama Live action
17 Best Friends Warner Bros. / Timberlane Productions Norman Jewison (director); Valerie Curtin, Barry Levinson (screenplay); Burt Reynolds, Goldie Hawn, Ron Silver, Jessica Tandy, Barnard Hughes, Audra Lindley, Keenan Wynn, Carol Locatell, Noah Hathaway, Richard Libertini, Valerie Curtin Romance, Comedy Live action
The Dark Crystal Universal Pictures / Associated Film Distribution / Henson Associates / ITC Entertainment Jim Henson, Frank Oz (directors); David Odell (screenplay); Stephen Garlick, Lisa Maxwell, Billie Whitelaw, Percy Edwards, Barry Dennen, Michael Kilgarriff, Jerry Nelson, Steve Whitmire, Thick Nelson, Brian Muehl, John Baddeley, David Buck, Charles Collingwood, Sean Barrett, Toby Philpott, Joseph O'Conor, David Greenaway, Jean Pierre Amiel, Hugh Spight, Robbie Barnett, Swee Lim, Simon Williamson, Hus Levant, Miki Iveria, Patrick Monckton, Sue Weatherby Adventure, Family, Fantasy Live action
Harry Tracy, Desperado Astral Films William A. Graham (director); David Lee Henry, R. Lance Hill (screenplay); Bruce Dern, Gordon Lightfoot, Helen Shaver, Michael C. Gwynne Drama, Western Live action
Six Weeks Universal Pictures / PolyGram Filmed Entertainment Tony Bill (director); David Seltzer (screenplay); Dudley Moore, Mary Tyler Moore, Katherine Healy, Shannon Wilcox Drama Live action
Tootsie Columbia Pictures / Mirage Enterprises Sydney Pollack (director); Larry Gelbart, Murray Schisgal (screenplay); Dustin Hoffman, Jessica Lange, Teri Garr, Dabney Coleman, Charles Durning, Doris Belack, Bill Murray, Sydney Pollack, George Gaynes, Geena Davis, Lynne Thigpen, Ellen Foley, Christine Ebersole, Anne Shropshire, Amy Lawrence, Susan Egbert Romance, Comedy Live action
Trail of the Pink Panther United Artists / MGM/UA Entertainment Company / Blake Edwards Entertainment Blake Edwards (director/screenplay); Frank Waldman, Tom Waldman, Geoffrey Edwards (screenplay); Peter Sellers (died 1980), David Niven, Herbert Lom, Richard Mulligan, Joanna Lumley, Capucine, Robert Loggia, Harvey Korman, Burt Kwouk, André Maranne, Graham Stark, Ronald Fraser, Colin Blakely, Peter Arne, Harold Kasket, Daniel Peacock, Denise Crosby, Leonard Rossiter, Dudley Sutton, Marne Maitland, Liz Smith, Harold Berens, Claire Davenport, Robert Wagner, Claudia Cardinale, Colin Gordon, Lucca Mezzofanti Comedy Live action
22 Kiss Me Goodbye 20th Century Fox Robert Mulligan (director); Charlie Peters (screenplay); Sally Field, James Caan, Jeff Bridges, Paul Dooley, Claire Trevor, Stephen Elliott, Michael Ensign, Mildred Natwick, William Prince, Maryedith Burrell, Dorothy Fielding, Alan Haufrect Romance, Comedy Live action

BirthsEdit

Notable deathsEdit

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
5 Giuseppe Porelli, Italian actor 84 Italy 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 George Dunn 67 US Actor
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
10 William Henry 67 US Actress
10 José Nieto 80 Spain 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 Kanhaiyalal 71-72 India Actor
14 Patrick Magee 58 UK Actor
19 Russell Waters 74 UK Actor
20 Ulla Jacobsson 53 Sweden Actress
20 Edward Ludwig 82 Russia Director
22 John Boxer 73 UK 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 [38]
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.
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  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
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  16. ^ "1982 Taiwan Box Office". National Chengchi University. 19 February 2001. Archived from the original on 19 February 2001. Retrieved 30 November 2018.
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  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.
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  21. ^ "Box Office Information for Poltergeist". The Numbers. Retrieved January 29, 2012.
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  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
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  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.
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