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This is a list of American films released in 1983.

In 1983:



List of films Edit

Title Director Cast Genre Note
10 to Midnight J. Lee Thompson Charles Bronson, Lisa Eilbacher, Andrew Stevens Action
All the Right MovesMichael Chapman Tom Cruise, Craig T. Nelson, Lea Thompson, Chris Penn Drama
Americana David Carradine David Carradine, Barbara Hershey Drama
Amityville 3-DRichard Fleischer Tony Roberts, Tess Harper, Robert Joy Horror2nd sequel to The Amityville Horror
Angelo My Love Robert Duvall Drama
Anna to the Infinite PowerRobert Wiemer Dina Merrill, Jack Gilford Sci-fi
Baby It's YouJohn Sayles Rosanna Arquette, Vincent Spano, Joanna Merlin Drama
Bad BoysRick Rosenthal Sean Penn, Esai Morales, Reni Santoni, Ally Sheedy Drama
The Big ChillLawrence Kasdan Glenn Close, Tom Berenger, Kevin Kline, JoBeth Williams, Jeff Goldblum, William Hurt, Meg Tilly, Mary Kay Place Drama3 Academy Award nominations
Bill Cosby: HimselfBill Cosby Bill Cosby Comedy
The Black Stallion ReturnsRobert Dalva Kelly Reno, Vincent Spano, Teri Garr Family sequel to The Black Stallion
Blue ThunderJohn Badham Roy Scheider, Malcolm McDowell, Daniel Stern Action
Born in FlamesLizzie Borden Jeanne Satterfield 16 mm film
BrainstormDouglas Trumbull Natalie Wood, Christopher Walken, Louise Fletcher Drama, Science fictionWood's final film
BreathlessJim McBride Richard Gere, Valérie Kaprisky Dramaremake of 1960 film
Can She Bake a Cherry Pie? Henry Jaglom Karen Black, Michael Emil Comedy
Chicken Ranch Nick Broomfield Documentary
ChristineJohn CarpenterKeith Gordon, John Stockwell, Alexandra Paul, Robert Prosky, Harry Dean Stanton Thrillerbased on novel by Stephen King
A Christmas StoryBob Clark Peter Billingsley, Darren McGavin, Melinda Dillon Comedybased on story by Jean Shepherd
Circle of PowerBobby Roth Yvette Mimieux Drama
Class Lewis John Carlino Jacqueline Bisset, Rob Lowe, Andrew McCarthy, Cliff Robertson Comedy
CopkillerRoberto Faenza Harvey Keitel, John Lydon Drama
Cracking Up Jerry Lewis Jerry Lewis, Herb Edelman, Zane Busby Comedy
Cross CreekMartin Ritt Mary Steenburgen, Peter Coyote, Rip Torn, Alfre Woodard, Dana Hill Biographystory of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
CujoLewis Teague Dee Wallace, Danny Pintauro, Daniel Hugh Kelly, Christopher Stone Horrorbased on Stephen King novel
D.C. Cab Joel Schumacher Adam Baldwin, Mr. T, Gary Busey Comedy
Daffy Duck's Fantastic Island Friz Freleng Mel Blanc, June Foray Animation Compilation
Daniel Sidney Lumet Timothy Hutton, Mandy Patinkin, Lindsay Crouse Drama
The Day AfterNicholas Meyer Jason Robards, Steve Guttenberg, JoBeth Williams, John Lithgow, John Cullum, Jeff East DramaTV film; 12 Emmy nominations
The Dead ZoneDavid CronenbergChristopher Walken, Martin Sheen, Herbert Lom, Brooke Adams Thrillerbased on Stephen King novel
Deal of the CenturyWilliam Friedkin Chevy Chase, Gregory Hines, Sigourney Weaver Comedy
Doctor Detroit Michael Pressman Dan Aykroyd, Howard Hesseman, Fran Drescher, Lynn Whitfield Comedy
Easy MoneyJames Signorelli Rodney Dangerfield, Joe Pesci, Jennifer Jason Leigh Comedy
Eddie and the Cruisers Martin Davidson Michael Paré, Tom Berenger, Ellen Barkin Drama
Eddie Macon's Run Jeff Kanew Kirk Douglas, John Schneider, Lee Purcell Crime
El Norte Gregory Nava Zaide Silvia Gutiérrez, David Villalpando Drama
Eureka Nicolas Roeg Gene Hackman, Theresa Russell, Rutger Hauer Drama
Exposed James Toback Nastassja Kinski, Rudolf Nureyev, Harvey Keitel Drama
Ferestadeh Parviz Sayyad Parviz Sayyad, Mary Apick Drama
FlashdanceAdrian Lyne Jennifer Beals, Michael Nouri, Belinda Bauer Drama
Get CrazyAllan Arkush Malcolm McDowell, Allen Garfield, Lou Reed Comedy
Going BerserkDavid Steinberg John Candy, Eugene Levy, Pat Hingle Comedy
Gorky ParkMichael Apted William Hurt, Lee Marvin, Brian Dennehy Crime dramabased on Martin Cruz Smith novel
Heart Like a WheelJonathan Kaplan Bonnie Bedelia, Beau Bridges Biographystory of Shirley Muldowney
Hercules Luigi Cozzi Lou Ferrigno, Sybil Danning Fantasy
High Road to China Brian G. Hutton Tom Selleck, Bess Armstrong, Wilford Brimley Adventure
The House on Sorority RowMark Ronson Kathryn McNeil, Eileen Davidson Horror
The HungerTony Scott Catherine Deneuve, Susan Sarandon, David Bowie Horror
Independence Day Robert Mandel Kathleen Quinlan, David Keith, Dianne Wiest Drama
Jaws 3-DJoe Alves Bess Armstrong, Dennis Quaid, Louis Gossett, Jr. Thriller2nd sequel to Jaws
The KeepMichael Mann Scott Glenn, Jürgen Prochnow, Ian McKellen Horror
The King of Comedy Martin Scorsese Robert De Niro, Jerry Lewis Comedy
Lianna John Sayles Linda Griffiths, Jane Hallaren, Jon DeVries Drama
Liquid Sky Slava Tsukerman Anne Carlisle, Paula E. Sheppard Drama
Lone Wolf McQuade Steve Carver Chuck Norris, David Carradine, Barbara Carrera Action
The Lonely Lady Peter Sasdy Pia Zadora, Lloyd Bochner, Joseph Cali, Bibi Besch, Anthony Holland, Ray Liotta Dramabased on Harold Robbins novel; 11 Razzie nominations
The Lords of Discipline Franc Roddam David Keith, G. D. Spradlin Dramabased on Pat Conroy novel
Losin' ItCurtis Hanson Tom Cruise, Jackie Earle Haley, Shelley Long Comedy
LovesickMarshall Brickman Dudley Moore, Alec Guinness, Elizabeth McGovern Comedy
The Man Who Loved WomenBlake Edwards Burt Reynolds, Julie Andrews, Sela Ward, Marilu Henner Dramaremake of 1977 French film
The Man with Two BrainsCarl Reiner Steve Martin, Kathleen Turner Comedy
Max Dugan ReturnsHerbert Ross Jason Robards, Marsha Mason, Donald Sutherland, Matthew Broderick Comedywritten by Neil Simon
Metalstorm: The Destruction of Jared-SynCharles Band Kelly Preston, Tim Thomerson Sci-fi
Mickey's Christmas Carol Wolfgang Reitherman Animation
Mr. MomStan Dragoti Michael Keaton, Teri Garr, Martin Mull Comedy
My TutorGeorge Bowers Caren Kaye, Matt Lattanzi, Crispin Glover Comedy
Nate and HayesFerdinand Fairfax, John Hughes Tommy Lee Jones, Michael O'Keefe Action
National Lampoon's VacationHarold Ramis Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Randy Quaid, John Candy, Anthony Michael Hall, Dana Barron, Christie Brinkley Comedy
Never Cry WolfCarroll Ballard Brian Dennehy, Charles Martin Smith Drama
Night WarningBill Asher Bo Svenson, Julia Duffy, Bill Paxton Horror
A Night in HeavenJohn G. Avildsen Christopher Atkins, Lesley Ann Warren Drama
NightmaresJoseph Sargent Lance Henriksen, Emilio Estevez Horror
Of Unknown Origin George P. Cosmatos Peter Weller, Jennifer Dale Horror
The Osterman WeekendSam Peckinpah Rutger Hauer, Craig T. Nelson, Dennis Hopper, Burt Lancaster, John Hurt, Chris Sarandon, Meg Foster, Helen Shaver Suspensebased on Robert Ludlum novel; Peckinpah's final film
The OutsidersFrancis Ford CoppolaC. Thomas Howell, Matt Dillon, Diane Lane, Patrick Swayze, Ralph Macchio, Rob Lowe, Tom Cruise, Emilio Estevez, Leif Garrett Dramabased on S. E. Hinton novel
The Pirates of Penzance Wilford Leach Kevin Kline, Tony Azito, Angela Lansbury Operetta
Porky's II: The Next DayBob Clark Mark Herrier, Kaki Hunter Comedysequel to Porky's
Private School Noel Black Phoebe Cates, Betsy Russell, Matthew Modine Comedy
Psycho II Richard Franklin Anthony Perkins, Meg Tilly, Robert Loggia, Vera Miles Horrorsequel to Psycho
Reuben, Reuben Robert Ellis Miller Tom Conti, Kelly McGillis Drama, Comedy
Revenge of the Ninja Sam Firstenberg Sho Kosugi, Arthur Roberts Action
Richard Pryor: Here and NowRichard Pryor Richard Pryor Comedy
The Right StuffPhilip Kaufman Ed Harris, Scott Glenn, Dennis Quaid, Fred Ward, Sam Shepard, Charles Frank Lance Henriksen, Barbara Hershey, Kim Stanley Drama, Biographybased on book by Tom Wolfe; won 4 Academy Awards
Risky BusinessPaul Brickman Tom Cruise, Rebecca De Mornay, Richard Masur, Joe Pantoliano, Curtis Armstrong, Bronson Pinchot Comedy
Romantic Comedy Arthur Hiller Dudley Moore, Mary Steenbergen Comedy
Rumble FishFrancis Ford Coppola Matt Dillon, Mickey Rourke, Diane Lane, Nicolas Cage, Diana Scarwid, Vincent Spano, Dennis Hopper Dramabased on S. E. Hinton novel
Running Brave D.S. Everett Robby Benson, Pat Hingle, Graham Greene Biography story of Billy Mills
SaharaAndrew V. McLaglen Brooke Shields, Lambert Wilson Drama
ScarfaceBrian De PalmaAl Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Steven Bauer, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Robert Loggia Crime drama
SilkwoodMike Nichols Meryl Streep, Kurt Russell, Cher, Craig T. Nelson, Fred Ward Drama
Sleepaway Camp Robert Hiltzik Felissa Rose, Jonathan Tiersten Horror
Smokey and the Bandit Part 3 Dick Lowry Jackie Gleason, Jerry Reed, Pat McCormick Comedy2nd Smokey and the Bandit sequel
Something Wicked This Way ComesJack Clayton Jonathan Pryce, Jason Robards, Pam Grier Fantasybased on Ray Bradbury story
Space RaidersHoward R. Cohen Vince Edwards Sci-fi
Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden ZoneLamont Johnson Peter Strauss, Molly Ringwald, Ernie Hudson Science fiction
Spring Break Sean S. Cunningham Perry Lang, Corinne Wahl Comedy
Star 80Bob Fosse Eric Roberts, Mariel Hemingway, Cliff Robertson Drama, Biographystory of Dorothy Stratten
The Star ChamberPeter Hyams Michael Douglas, Hal Holbrook, Yaphet Kotto Crime drama
Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi Richard MarquandMark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams Science fiction3rd Star Wars film released
Staying AliveSylvester Stallone John Travolta, Cynthia Rhodes, Finola Hughes Musical, Dramasequel to Saturday Night Fever; 5 Razzie nominations
Still Smokin (film)Tommy Chong Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong Comedy
The Sting II Jeremy Kagan Jackie Gleason, Teri Garr, Karl Malden Crime comedy sequel to The Sting
Strange BrewRick Moranis Rick Moranis, Dave Thomas, Max von Sydow Comedybased on SCTV characters
Strange Invaders Michael Laughlin Paul Le Mat, Diana Scarwid, Nancy Allen Sci-fi, Comedy
StreamersRobert Altman Matthew Modine, David Alan Grier, George Dzundza Dramabased on David Rabe play
Stroker AceHal Needham Burt Reynolds, Jim Nabors, Ned Beatty, Loni Anderson Comedy 5 Razzie nominations
Sudden ImpactClint Eastwood Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Pat Hingle Crime drama3rd sequel to Dirty Harry
Superman IIIRichard Lester Christopher Reeve, Richard Pryor, Robert Vaughn, Annette O'Toole Action2nd sequel to Superman
The SurvivorsMichael Ritchie Walter Matthau, Robin Williams, Jerry Reed Comedy
Table for FiveRobert Lieberman Jon Voight, Richard Crenna, Roxana Zal Drama
Tender MerciesBruce Beresford Robert Duvall, Tess Harper, Betty Buckley, Ellen Barkin DramaAcademy Award for Duvall
Terms of EndearmentJames L. Brooks Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger, Jack Nicholson, Jeff Daniels, Danny DeVito, John Lithgow Drama, Comedywon 5 Academy Awards
Testament Lynne Littman Jane Alexander, William Devane, Roxana Zal Drama
To Be or Not to BeAlan Johnson Mel Brooks, Anne Bancroft, José Ferrer, Tim Matheson Comedyremake of 1942 film
Tough Enough Richard Fleischer Dennis Quaid, Pam Grier, Stan Shaw Drama
Trading PlacesJohn Landis Eddie Murphy, Dan Aykroyd, Jamie Lee Curtis, Don Ameche, Ralph Bellamy Comedywon two BAFTA awards
TrenchcoatMichael Tuchner Robert Hays, Margot Kidder Comedy
Twilight Zone: The MovieJohn Landis, Joe Dante, George Miller, Steven Spielberg Vic Morrow, John Lithgow, Kathleen Quinlan, Scatman Crothers, Kevin McCarthy, Dan Aykroyd, Albert Brooks Science fictionbased on the television series; Morrow's final film
Twice Upon a Time John Korty Animation
Two of a KindJohn Herzfeld John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Charles Durning Romantic comedy5 Razzie nominations
Uncommon ValorTed Kotcheff Gene Hackman, Fred Ward, Randall "Tex" Cobb, Patrick Swayze Action, War
Under FireRoger Spottiswoode Nick Nolte, Gene Hackman, Joanna Cassidy, Ed Harris Drama
Valley GirlMartha Coolidge Nicolas Cage, Deborah Foreman, E.G. Daily, Frederic Forrest, Colleen Camp Comedy
VideodromeDavid Cronenberg James Woods, Deborah Harry Sci-fi
Vigilante William Lustig Robert Forster, Fred Williamson, Rutanya Alda Action
Walking the Edge Norbert Meisel Robert Forster, Nancy Kwan, Joe Spinell Action
WarGamesJohn Badham Matthew Broderick, Dabney Coleman, Ally Sheedy, John Wood Drama
Warrior of the Lost WorldDavid Worth Donald Pleasence, Persis Khambatta, Fred Williamson Sci-fi
WavelengthMike Gray Robert Carradine, Keenan Wynn Sci-fi
Winds of War Dan Curtis Robert Mitchum, Ali MacGraw, John Houseman, Polly Bergen, Jan-Michael Vincent War, Dramabased on Herman Wouk novel; made for TV mini-series
Winnie the Pooh and a Day for Eeyore Rick Reinert Animation
Without a Trace Stanley R. Jaffe Kate Nelligan, Judd Hirsch, David Dukes Drama
YentlBarbra Streisand Barbra Streisand, Mandy Patinkin, Amy Irving Musical
ZeligWoody Allen Woody Allen, Mia Farrow Mockumentary

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