Top 1982 IMDb Rated Movies
List of highest IMDb ranked movies released in 1982 as rated by IMDb users. How many if these have you watched? YesMovies - Watch Free Movies and TV Shows Online - Official YesMovies
[#1] Koyaanisqatsi (1982)
Takes us to locations all around the US and shows us the heavy toll that modern technology is having on humans and the earth. The visual tone poem contains neither dialogue nor a vocalized narration: its tone is set by the juxtaposition of images and the exceptional music by Philip Glass.
Director: Godfrey Reggio
Cast: Lou Dobbs, Marilyn Chambers, Ted Koppel,...
Duration: 86 min
Rated: Not Rated
[#2] Fanny and Alexander (1982)
As children in the loving Ekdahl family, Fanny and Alexander enjoy a happy life with their parents, who run a theater company. After their father dies unexpectedly, however, the siblings end up in a joyless home when their mother, Emilie, marries a stern bishop. The bleak situation gradually grows worse as the bishop becomes more controlling, but dedicated relatives make a valiant attempt to aid Emilie, Fanny and Alexander.
Duration: 188 min
[#3] Fitzcarraldo (1982)
Fitzcarraldo is a dreamer who plans to build an opera house in Iquitos, in the Peruvian Amazon, so, in order to finance his project, he embarks on an epic adventure to collect rubber, a very profitable product, in a remote and unexplored region of the rainforest.
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Director: Werner Herzog
Cast: Claudia Cardinale, David Pérez Espinosa, Dieter Milz, Grande Otelo,...
Country: Germany, Peru
Duration: 157 min
[#4] Pink Floyd: The Wall (1982)
A troubled rock star descends into madness in the midst of his physical and social isolation from everyone.
Director: Alan Parker
Cast: Alex McAvoy, Bob Geldof, Bob Hoskins, Christine Hargreaves,...
Duration: 95 min
[#5] The Thing (1982)
Members of an American scientific research outpost in Antarctica find themselves battling a parasitic alien organism capable of perfectly imitating its victims. They soon discover that this task will be harder than they thought, as they don't know which members of the team have already been assimilated and their paranoia threatens to tear them apart.
Duration: 109 min
IMDb: 8.1 (372,142 votes)
[#6] Blade Runner (1982)
In the smog-choked dystopian Los Angeles of 2019, blade runner Rick Deckard is called out of retirement to terminate a quartet of replicants who have escaped to Earth seeking their creator for a way to extend their short life spans.
Duration: 117 min
IMDb: 8.1 (695,281 votes)
[#7] Gandhi (1982)
In the early years of the 20th century, Mohandas K. Gandhi, a British-trained lawyer, forsakes all worldly possessions to take up the cause of Indian independence. Faced with armed resistance from the British government, Gandhi adopts a policy of 'passive resistance', endeavouring to win freedom for his people without resorting to bloodshed.
Genre: Drama, History
Director: Richard Attenborough
Cast: Alyque Padamsee, Amrish Puri, Athol Fugard, Ben Kingsley,...
Country: India, UK
Duration: 191 min
IMDb: 8.0 (217,940 votes)
[#8] The King of Comedy (1982)
Aspiring comic Rupert Pupkin attempts to achieve success in show business by stalking his idol, a late night talk-show host who craves his own privacy.
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Director: Martin Scorsese
Cast: Catherine Scorsese, Cathy Scorsese, Diahnne Abbott, Ed Herlihy,...
Duration: 109 min
[#9] E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
After a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, the being is discovered and befriended by a young boy named Elliott. Bringing the extraterrestrial into his suburban California house, Elliott introduces E.T., as the alien is dubbed, to his brother and his little sister, Gertie, and the children decide to keep its existence a secret. Soon, however, E.T. falls ill, resulting in government intervention and a dire situation for both Elliott and the alien.
Duration: 115 min
IMDb: 7.8 (373,190 votes)
[#10] The Verdict (1982)
Frank Galvin is a down-on-his-luck lawyer and reduced to drinking and ambulance chasing, when a former associate reminds him of his obligations in a medical malpractice suit by serving it to Galvin on a silver platter—all parties are willing to settle out of court. Blundering his way through the preliminaries, Galvin suddenly realizes that the case should actually go to court—to punish the guilty, to get a decent settlement for his clients... and to restore his standing as a lawyer.
Director: Sidney Lumet
Cast: Charlotte Rampling, Colin Stinton, Edward Binns, Jack Warden,...
Duration: 129 min