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List of 1982 Movies and TV Shows

Browse the full list of 1982 movies and TV shows streaming online, including services like Netflix, Hulu, Prime Video, HBO and more. Sort by Reelgood, IMDB rating, popularity and more to find something to watch!

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1. Blade Runner

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8.1/10
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88/100
Released: 1982Rated: R
Science-Fiction, Action & Adventure

What it's about: 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.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & HBO MAX) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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2. The Thing

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8.1/10
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86/100
Released: 1982Rated: R
Horror, Science-Fiction

What it's about: 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.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 2 others).

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3. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

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7.8/10
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84/100
Released: 1982Rated: PG
Children, Science-Fiction

What it's about: 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.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Peacock) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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4. Cheers

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7.9/10
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82/100
Year: 1982-2021Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 11
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: The story about a blue-collar Boston bar run by former sports star Sam Malone and the quirky and wonderful people who worked and drank there.

Where to Watch: 5 episodes (2%) are available to watch free online (Peacock). 275 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu, Peacock Premium & 1 other). 275 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $0.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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5. Poltergeist

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7.3/10
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80/100
Released: 1982Rated: PG
Horror, Thriller

What it's about: Steve Freeling lives with his wife, Diane, and their three children, Dana, Robbie, and Carol Anne, in Southern California where he sells houses for the company that built the neighborhood. It starts with just a few odd occurrences, such as broken dishes and furniture moving around by itself. However, when he realizes that something truly evil haunts his home, Steve calls in a team of parapsychologists led by Dr. Lesh to help before it's too late.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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6. Gandhi

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8.0/10
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79/100
Released: 1982Rated: PG
Biography, Drama

What it's about: 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.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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7. Danton

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7.5/10
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78/100
Released: 1982Rated: PG
Biography, Drama

What it's about: Danton and Robespierre were close friends and fought together in the French Revolution, but by 1793 Robespierre was France's ruler, determined to wipe out opposition with a series of mass executions that became known as the Reign of Terror. Danton, well known as a spokesman of the people, had been living in relative solitude in the French countryside, but he returned to Paris to challenge Robespierre's violent rule and call for the people to demand their rights. Robespierre, however, could not accept such a challenge, even from a friend and colleague, and he blocked out a plan for the capture and execution of Danton and his allies.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy).

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8. First Blood

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7.7/10
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78/100
Released: 1982Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: When former Green Beret John Rambo is harassed by local law enforcement and arrested for vagrancy, the Vietnam vet snaps, runs for the hills and rat-a-tat-tats his way into the action-movie hall of fame. Hounded by a relentless sheriff, Rambo employs heavy-handed guerilla tactics to shake the cops off his tail.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Philo & fuboTV) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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9. Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

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7.7/10
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78/100
Released: 1982Rated: PG
Science-Fiction, Thriller

What it's about: It is the 23rd century. The Federation Starship U.S.S. Enterprise is on routine training maneuvers and Admiral James T. Kirk seems resigned to the fact that this inspection may well be the last space mission of his career. But Khan is back. Aided by his exiled band of genetic supermen, Khan - brilliant renegade of 20th century Earth - has raided Space Station Regula One, stolen a top secret device called Project Genesis, wrested control of another Federation Starship and sets out in pursuit of the Enterprise, determined to let nothing stand in the way of his mission: kill Admiral Kirk... even if it means universal Armageddon.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu, Paramount+ & Epix), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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10. White Dog

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7.1/10
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77/100
Released: 1982Rated: PG
Horror, Thriller

What it's about: A trainer attempts to retrain a vicious dog that's been raised to kill black people.

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11. Deathtrap

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7.0/10
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76/100
Released: 1982Rated: PG
Crime, Thriller

What it's about: A Broadway playwright puts murder in his plan to take credit for a student's script.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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12. Fast Times at Ridgemont High

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7.2/10
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76/100
Released: 1982Rated: R
Romance, Comedy

What it's about: Based on the real-life adventures chronicled by Cameron Crowe, Fast Times follows a group of high school students growing up in Southern California. Stacy Hamilton and Mark Ratner are looking for a love interest, and are helped along by their older classmates, Linda Barrett and Mike Damone, respectively. At the center of the film is Jeff Spicoli, a perpetually stoned surfer who faces-off with the resolute Mr. Hand—a man convinced that everyone is on dope.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (IMDb TV) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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13. The King of Comedy

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7.8/10
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75/100
Released: 1982Rated: PG
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: 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.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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14. Fanny and Alexander

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8.1/10
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75/100
Released: 1982Rated: R
Fantasy, Mystery

What it's about: 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.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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15. Conan the Barbarian

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6.9/10
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75/100
Released: 1982Rated: R
Fantasy, Action & Adventure

What it's about: A film adaptation of the classic sword and sorcery hero, Conan the Barbarian. A horde of rampaging warriors massacre the parents of young Conan and enslave the young child for years on The Wheel of Pain. As the sole survivor of the childhood massacre, Conan is released from slavery and taught the ancient arts of fighting. Transforming himself into a killing machine, Conan travels into the wilderness to seek vengeance on Thulsa Doom, the man responsible for killing his family. In the wilderness, Conan takes up with the thieves Valeria and Subotai. The group comes upon King Osric, who wants the trio of warriors to help rescue his daughter who has joined Doom in the hills.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Peacock) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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16. Rocky III

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6.8/10
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74/100
Released: 1982Rated: PG
Sport, Drama

What it's about: Now the world champion, Rocky Balboa is living in luxury and only fighting opponents who pose no threat to him in the ring, until Clubber Lang challenges him to a bout. After taking a pounding from Lang, the humbled champ turns to former bitter rival Apollo Creed for a rematch with Lang.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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17. Tron

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6.8/10
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74/100
Released: 1982Rated: PG
Science-Fiction, Action & Adventure

What it's about: As Kevin Flynn searches for proof that he invented a hit video game, he is 'digitized' by a laser and finds himself inside 'The Grid', where programs suffer under the tyrannical rule of the Master Control Program (MCP). With the help of a security program called 'TRON', Flynn seeks to free The Grid from the MCP.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Disney+) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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18. Creepshow

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6.9/10
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74/100
Released: 1982Rated: R
Comedy, Horror

What it's about: Inspired by the E.C. comics of the 1950s, George A. Romero and Stephen King bring five tales of terror to the screen.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (AMC) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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19. Koyaanisqatsi

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8.3/10
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74/100
Released: 1982
Documentary

What it's about: 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.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV), stream on a subscription service (Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 2 others).

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20. The Secret of NIMH

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7.6/10
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74/100
Released: 1982Rated: G
Animation, Drama

What it's about: A widowed field mouse must move her family -- including an ailing son -- to escape a farmer's plow. Aided by a crow and a pack of superintelligent, escaped lab rats, the brave mother struggles to transplant her home to firmer ground.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & The Criterion Channel) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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21. Tootsie

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7.4/10
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73/100
Released: 1982Rated: PG
Romance, Comedy

What it's about: When struggling, out of work actor Michael Dorsey secretly adopts a female alter ego - Dorothy Michaels - in order to land a part in a daytime drama, he unwittingly becomes a feminist icon and ends up in a romantic pickle.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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22. A Good Marriage

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7.0/10
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73/100
Released: 1982Rated: PG
Romance, Comedy

What it's about: Sabine vows to give up married lovers, and is determined to find a good husband. Her best friend Clarisse introduces her to her cousin Edmond, a busy lawyer from Paris. Sabine pursues Edmond, with the encouragement of Clarisse, but Edmond does not seem very interested.

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23. Sophie's Choice

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7.6/10
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73/100
Released: 1982Rated: R
Romance, Drama

What it's about: Stingo, a young writer, moves to Brooklyn in 1947 to begin work on his first novel. As he becomes friendly with Sophie and her lover Nathan, he learns that she is a Holocaust survivor. Flashbacks reveal her harrowing story, from pre-war prosperity to Auschwitz. In the present, Sophie and Nathan's relationship increasingly unravels as Stingo grows closer to Sophie and Nathan's fragile mental state becomes ever more apparent.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Plex & Crackle), stream on a subscription service (Philo, fuboTV, Hoopla & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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24. The Dark Crystal

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7.2/10
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72/100
Released: 1982Rated: PG
Fantasy, Action & Adventure

What it's about: On another planet in the distant past, a Gelfling embarks on a quest to find the missing shard of a magical crystal and restore order to his world, before the grotesque race of Skeksis find and use the crystal for evil.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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25. 48 Hrs.

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6.9/10
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72/100
Released: 1982Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: A hard-nosed cop reluctantly teams up with a wise-cracking criminal temporarily paroled to him, in order to track down a killer.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Paramount+) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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26. An Egyptian Story

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7.2/10
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72/100
Released: 1982
Fantasy, Drama

What it's about: Acclaimed actor Nour El Cherif here plays Egyptian filmmaker Yehia Mourad some thirty years after we last see him in "Alexandria, Why?" Though successful in his work, Yehia has grown distant from his wife and children and suffers a symbolic blockage of the heart while shooting the final scenes of his latest film. After being flown to England for evaluation, it's determined that Yehia must undergo emergency surgery. Fact and fiction blend seamlessly—with healthy doses of cleverly absurdist fantasy—as the film explores the various personalities and forces that have made Yehia (and Youssef Chahine) the man he has become.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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27. The Verdict

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7.7/10
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72/100
Released: 1982Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: 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.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

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28. Querelle

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6.7/10
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72/100
Released: 1982Rated: R
Drama

What it's about: A handsome Belgian sailor on shore leave in the port of Brest, who is also a drug-smuggler and murderer, embarks upon a voyage of highly charged and violent homosexual self-discovery that will change him forever from the man he once was.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & The Criterion Channel).

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29. Fitzcarraldo

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8.1/10
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71/100
Released: 1982Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: 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.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PopcornFlix & Shout Factory TV), stream on a subscription service (Fandor, Kanopy & Shout Factory TV) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Prime Video).

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30. The Last Unicorn

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7.4/10
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71/100
Released: 1982Rated: G
Animation, Fantasy

What it's about: From a riddle-speaking butterfly, a unicorn learns that she is supposedly the last of her kind, all the others having been herded away by the Red Bull. The unicorn sets out to discover the truth behind the butterfly's words. She is eventually joined on her quest by Schmendrick, a second-rate magician, and Molly Grue, a now middle-aged woman who dreamed all her life of seeing a unicorn. Their journey leads them far from home, all the way to the castle of King Haggard.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, IMDb TV & The Roku Channel), stream on a subscription service (Shout Factory TV) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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31. Annie

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6.6/10
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71/100
Released: 1982Rated: PG
Drama, Musical

What it's about: An orphan in a facility run by the mean Miss Hannigan, Annie believes that her parents left her there by mistake. When a rich man named Oliver "Daddy" Warbucks decides to let an orphan live at his home to promote his image, Annie is selected. While Annie gets accustomed to living in Warbucks' mansion, she still longs to meet her parents. So Warbucks announces a search for them and a reward, which brings out many frauds.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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32. Tenebre

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7.1/10
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70/100
Released: 1982Rated: R
Horror, Mystery

What it's about: An American writer in Rome is stalked by a serial killer bent on harassing him while killing all people associated with his work on his latest book.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Shudder).

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33. Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl

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7.9/10
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70/100
Released: 1982Rated: R
Documentary, Comedy

What it's about: Monty Python perform many of their greatest sketches at the Hollywood Bowl, including several from pre-Python days.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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34. Friday the 13th Part III

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5.7/10
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70/100
Released: 1982Rated: R
Thriller, Horror

What it's about: An idyllic summer turns into a nightmare of unspeakable terror for yet another group of naive counselors. Ignoring Camp Crystal Lake's bloody legacy, one by one they fall victim to the maniacal Jason who stalks them at every turn.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu, Paramount+ & Epix), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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35. An Officer and a Gentleman

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7.0/10
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70/100
Released: 1982Rated: R
Romance, Drama

What it's about: Zack Mayo is an aloof, taciturn man who aspires to be a navy pilot. Once he arrives at training camp for his 13-week officer's course, Mayo runs afoul of abrasive, no-nonsense drill Sergeant Emil Foley. Mayo is an excellent cadet, but a little cold around the heart, so Foley rides him mercilessly, sensing that the young man would be prime officer material if he weren't so self-involved. Zack's affair with a working girl is likewise compromised by his unwillingness to give of himself.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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36. Victor/Victoria

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7.6/10
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69/100
Released: 1982Rated: PG
Romance, Comedy

What it's about: A struggling female soprano finds work playing a male female impersonator, but it complicates her personal life.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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37. Tex

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6.5/10
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69/100
Released: 1982Rated: PG
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Coming-of-age adventure about two teenage brothers and their struggles to grow up, on their own, after their mother dies and their father leaves them.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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38. Knight Rider

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6.9/10
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69/100
Year: 1982-2021Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 4
Drama, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Michael Long, an undercover police officer, is shot while investigating a case and left for dead by his assailants. He is rescued by Wilton Knight, a wealthy, dying millionaire and inventor who arranges life-saving surgery, including a new face and a new identity--that of Michael Knight. Michael is then given a special computerized and indestructible car called the Knight Industries Two Thousand (nicknamed KITT), and a mission: apprehend criminals who are beyond the reach of the law. The series depicts Michael's exploits as he and KITT battle the forces of evil on behalf of the Foundation for Law and Government.

Where to Watch: 6 episodes (7%) are available to watch free online (NBC). 88 episodes (96%) are available to stream on a subscription service (Starz). 87 episodes (95%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz). 92 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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39. Brideshead Revisited

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8.5/10
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68/100
Year: 1982-2021Rated: TV-14Seasons: 1
Drama

What it's about: Charles Ryder, an agnostic man, becomes involved with members of the Flytes, a Catholic family of aristocrats, over the course of several years between the two world wars.

Where to Watch: 11 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Tubi, Plex, Vudu & 3 others). 11 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a subscription service (Philo & BritBox). 10 episodes (91%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (Google Play, Prime Video & YouTube).

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40. Halloween III: Season of the Witch

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5.0/10
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68/100
Released: 1982Rated: R
Thriller, Horror

What it's about: Dr. Daniel Challis and Ellie Grimbridge stumble onto a gruesome murder scheme when Ellie's novelty-salesman father, Harry, is killed while in possession of a halloween mask made by the Silver Shamrock mask company. The company's owner, Conal Cochran, wants to return Halloween to its darker roots using his masks -- and his unspeakable scheme would unleash death and destruction across the country.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Philo & fuboTV), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (AMC) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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41. The Snowman

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8.2/10
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68/100
Released: 1982Rated: G
Family, Animation

What it's about: A young boy makes a snowman one Christmas Eve, which comes to life at midnight and takes the boy on a magical adventure to the North Pole to meet Santa Claus.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & Vudu), stream on a subscription service (Hoopla & Ameba) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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42. The World According to Garp

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7.2/10
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68/100
Released: 1982Rated: R
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Based on the John Irving novel, this film chronicles the life of T S Garp, and his mother, Jenny. Whilst Garp sees himself as a "serious" writer, Jenny writes a feminist manifesto at an opportune time, and finds herself as a magnet for all manner of distressed women.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

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43. Diner

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7.1/10
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67/100
Released: 1982Rated: R
Drama, Comedy

What it's about: Set in 1959, Diner shows how five young men resist their adulthood and seek refuge in their beloved Diner. The mundane, childish, and titillating details of their lives are shared. But the golden moments pass, and the men shoulder their responsibilities, leaving the Diner behind.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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44. Cat People

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6.2/10
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67/100
Released: 1982Rated: R
Fantasy, Horror

What it's about: After years of separation, Irina and her minister brother, Paul, reunite in New Orleans in this erotic tale of the supernatural. When zoologists capture a wild panther, Irina is drawn to the cat -- and the zoo curator is drawn to her. Soon, Irina's brother will have to reveal the family secret: that when sexually aroused, they turn into predatory jungle cats.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Peacock) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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45. Airplane II: The Sequel

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6.2/10
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67/100
Released: 1982Rated: PG
Science-Fiction, Comedy

What it's about: A faulty computer causes a passenger space shuttle to head straight for the sun, and man-with-a-past, Ted Striker must save the day and get the shuttle back on track – again – all the while trying to patch up his relationship with Elaine.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).

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46. Basket Case

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6.2/10
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66/100
Released: 1982Rated: R
Horror, Comedy

What it's about: A young man carrying a big basket that contains his deformed Siamese-twin brother seeks vengeance on the doctors who separated them against their will.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a subscription service (Shudder, Fandor & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Prime Video).

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47. Night Shift

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6.6/10
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66/100
Released: 1982Rated: R
Drama, Comedy

What it's about: A nebbish of a morgue attendant gets shunted back to the night shift where he is shackled with an obnoxious neophyte partner who dreams of the "one great idea" for success. His life takes a bizarre turn when a prostitute neighbour complains about the loss of her pimp. His partner, upon hearing the situation, suggests that they fill that opening themselves using the morgue at night .

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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48. Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid

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6.9/10
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66/100
Released: 1982Rated: PG
Crime, Thriller

What it's about: Juliet Forrest is convinced that the reported death of her father in a mountain car crash was no accident. Her father was a prominent cheese scientist working on a secret recipe. To prove it was murder, she enlists the services of private eye Rigby Reardon. He finds a slip of paper containing a list of people who are 'The Friends and Enemies of Carlotta'.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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49. The Plague Dogs

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7.8/10
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66/100
Released: 1982Rated: PG-13
Animation, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Two dogs, Rowf and Snitter, stuggle to survive in the countryside after escaping from an animal research laboratory. They are pursued by search parties and then the military after rumors spread that they could be carrying the bubonic plague.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & PlutoTV), stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Shout Factory TV) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

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50. Remington Steele

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7.2/10
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65/100
Year: 1982-2021Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 5
Drama, Comedy

What it's about: Remington Steele is an American television. The series blended the genres of romantic comedy, drama, and detective procedural. Remington Steele is best known for launching the career of Pierce Brosnan and for serving as a forerunner of the similar series Moonlighting.Remington Steele's premise is that Laura Holt, a licensed private detective played by Stephanie Zimbalist, opened a detective agency under her own name but found that potential clients refused to hire a woman, however qualified. To solve the problem, Laura invents a fictitious male superior whom she names Remington Steele. Through a series of events that unfold in the first episode, "License to Steele", Pierce Brosnan's character, a former thief and con man whose real name is never revealed, assumes the identity of Remington Steele. Behind the scenes, Laura remains firmly in charge.

Where to Watch: 16 episodes (17%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu). 44 episodes (47%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Microsoft).

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