Best Adventure Movies of 1983

1.

Return of the Jedi

6.8
8.3/10 IMDB

Luke Skywalker leads a mission to rescue his friend Han Solo from the clutches of Jabba the Hutt, while the Emperor seeks to destroy the Rebellion once and for all with a second dreaded Death Star.

Starring: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Daniels, David Prowse, Kenny Baker, Peter Mayhew, Frank Oz, Ian McDiarmid ..
Directed by: Richard Marquand
Release date: 1983-05-25
2.

National Lampoon's Vacation

5.9
7.3/10 IMDB

Clark Griswold is on a quest to take his family on a quest to Walley World theme park for a vacation, but things don't go exactly as planned.

Starring: Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Imogene Coca, Randy Quaid, Anthony Michael Hall, Dana Barron, Miriam Flynn, John Candy, Eddie Bracken, Brian Doyle-Murray ..
Directed by: Harold Ramis
Release date: 1983-07-28
3.

WarGames

5.8
7.1/10 IMDB

High School student David Lightman has a talent for hacking. But while trying to hack into a computer system to play unreleased video games, he unwittingly taps into the Defense Department's war computer and initiates a confrontation of global proportions. Together with his girlfriend and a wizardly computer genius, David must race against time to outwit his opponent and prevent a nuclear Armageddon.

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Dabney Coleman, Ally Sheedy, John Wood, Barry Corbin, Juanin Clay, Kent Williams, Dennis Lipscomb, Joe Dorsey, Irving Metzman ..
Directed by: John Badham
Release date: 1983-06-03
4.

The Right Stuff

5.6
7.8/10 IMDB

A chronicle of the original Mercury astronauts in the formation of America's space program: Alan Shepherd, the first American in space; Gus Grissom, the benighted astronaut for whom nothing works out as planned; John Glenn, the straight-arrow 'boy scout' of the bunch who was the first American to orbit the earth; and the remaining pilots: Deke Slayton, Scott Carpenter, Wally Schirra, and Gordon Cooper.

Starring: Fred Ward, Dennis Quaid, Ed Harris, Scott Glenn, Sam Shepard, Barbara Hershey, Lance Henriksen, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Shearer, Jeff Goldblum ..
Directed by: Philip Kaufman
Release date: 1983-10-20
5.

Octopussy

5.3
6.5/10 IMDB

James Bond is sent to investigate after a fellow “00” agent is found dead with a priceless Fabergé egg. Bond follows the mystery and uncovers a smuggling scandal and a Russian General who wants to provoke a new World War.

Starring: Roger Moore, Maud Adams, Louis Jourdan, Kristina Wayborn, Kabir Bedi, Steven Berkoff, David Meyer, Tony Meyer, Desmond Llewelyn, Robert Brown ..
Directed by: John Glen
Release date: 1983-06-05
6.

Never Say Never Again

5.0
6.1/10 IMDB

James Bond returns as the secret agent 007 to battle the evil organization SPECTRE. Bond must defeat Largo, who has stolen two atomic warheads for nuclear blackmail. But Bond has an ally in Largo's girlfriend, the willowy Domino, who falls for Bond and seeks revenge.

Starring: Sean Connery, Kim Basinger, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Edward Fox, Barbara Carrera, Max von Sydow, Bernie Casey, Alec McCowen, Pamela Salem, Rowan Atkinson ..
Directed by: Irvin Kershner
Release date: 1983-10-07
Best Adventure Movies of 1983 : V
7.

V

4.7
7.9/10 IMDB

Aliens pretending to be friendly come to Earth and are received openly. The aliens have masqueraded themselves to look just like humans. When it is discovered that the aliens' planet is dying and that they have come to rape the Earth of its natural resources, the war for Earth begins.

Release date: 1983-05-01
8.

Uncommon Valor

4.6
6.3/10 IMDB

A group of Vietnam War veterans re-unite to rescue one of their own left behind and taken prisoner by the Vietnamese...

Starring: Gene Hackman, Fred Ward, Robert Stack, Patrick Swayze, Harold Sylvester, Randall 'Tex' Cobb, Tim Thomerson, Todd Allen, Reb Brown, Alice Lau Nga-Lai ..
Directed by: Ted Kotcheff
Release date: 1983-12-16
9.

Krull

4.4
6.1/10 IMDB

A prince and a fellowship of companions set out to rescue his bride from a fortress of alien invaders who have arrived on their home planet.

Starring: Ken Marshall, Lysette Anthony, Francesca Annis, Alun Armstrong, David Battley, Bernard Bresslaw, Liam Neeson, John Welsh, Graham McGrath, Tony Church ..
Directed by: Peter Yates
Release date: 1983-07-29
10.

Superman III

4.3
5.0/10 IMDB

Aiming to defeat the Man of Steel, wealthy executive Ross Webster hires bumbling but brilliant Gus Gorman to develop synthetic kryptonite, which yields some unexpected psychological effects in the third installment of the 1980s Superman franchise. Between rekindling romance with his high school sweetheart and saving himself, Superman must contend with a powerful supercomputer.

Starring: Christopher Reeve, Richard Pryor, Jackie Cooper, Marc McClure, Annette O'Toole, Annie Ross, Pamela Stephenson, Robert Vaughn, Margot Kidder, Gavan O'Herlihy ..
Directed by: Richard Lester
Release date: 1983-06-17
Best Adventure Movies of 1983 : Doctor Who: The Five Doctors
11.

Doctor Who: The Five Doctors

4.2
8.1/10 IMDB

Many incarnations of the Doctors and their old companions are taken out of time and deposited in the Death Zone on Gallifrey. There, they must battle the Master, Daleks, Cybermen and Yeti in order to reach the Dark Tower and discover the Tomb of Rassilon.

Starring: William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker, Peter Davison, Richard Hurndall, Tom Baker, William Hartnell, Janet Fielding, Mark Strickson ..
Directed by: Peter Moffatt
Release date: 1983-11-25
Best Adventure Movies of 1983 : The Crimson Permanent Assurance
12.

The Crimson Permanent Assurance

4.0
7.9/10 IMDB

A group of down-and-out accountants mutiny against their bosses and sail their office building onto the high seas in search of a pirate's life.

Starring: Sydney Arnold, Guy Bertrand, Andrew Bicknell, Ross Davidson, Myrtle Devenish, Tim Douglas, Matt Frewer, Billy John, Russell Kilmister, Peter Mantle ..
Directed by: Terry Gilliam
Release date: 1983-03-31
Best Adventure Movies of 1983 : The Wind in the Willows
13.

The Wind in the Willows

3.9
7.6/10 IMDB

One spring, Mole decides that he can ignore the spring cleaning for a little longer, and begins a series of adventures with his new friend Rat. They go for a picnic on the riverbank, on a caravan expedition with Toad, until Toad switches allegiance to his new car and his reckless driving makes Mole and Rat search out Badger for help in curbing Toad's profligate habits. But Toad gets away from them and gets a 20-year sentence from the magistrate for theft, reckless driving, and Gross Impertinence. While Toad works his wiles on the jailer's daughter and escapes jail dressed as a washer woman, Badger tries to guard Toad Hall from the machinations of the Weasels and is badly beaten. And it requires a plan of attack and all four comrades to regain Toad Hall.

Starring: Richard Pearson, Michael Hordern, Ian Carmichael, David Jason, Beryl Reid, Una Stubbs, Jonathan Cecil, Brian Trueman, Edward Kelsey, Alan Bardsley ..
Directed by: Chris Taylor, Mark Hall
Release date: 1983-12-30
14.

Never Cry Wolf

3.8
7.5/10 IMDB

A scientific researcher, sent on a government study: The Lupus Project, must investigate the possible "menace" of wolves in the north. To do so, he must survive in the wilderness for six months on his own. In the course of these events, he learns about the true beneficial and positive nature of the wolf species. Based on the book and true story by Farley Mowat.

Starring: Charles Martin Smith, Zachary Ittimangnaq, Samson Jorah, Hugh Webster, Brian Dennehy ..
Directed by: Carroll Ballard
Release date: 1983-10-07
15.

Yellowbeard

3.7
5.9/10 IMDB

For years Yellowbeard had looted the Spanish Main, making men eat their lips and swallow their hearts. Caught and convicted for tax evasion, he's sentenced to 20 years in St. Victim's Prison for the Extremely Naughty. In a scheme to confiscate his fabulous treasure, the Royal Navy allows him to escape and follows him, where saucy tarts, lisping demigods and some awful puns and punishments await.

Starring: Graham Chapman, Martin Hewitt, Eric Idle, Peter Cook, Michael Hordern, Peter Boyle, Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman, John Cleese, Cheech Marin ..
Directed by: Mel Damski
Release date: 1983-06-24
Best Adventure Movies of 1983 : G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero
16.

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero

3.7
8.0/10 IMDB

A Real American Hero is the first G.I. Joe miniseries, in it the G.I. Joe Special Missions Force must contend with COBRA who, after the successful theft of a special broadcast satellite now threaten the world with a teleportation machine called the M.A.S.S. Device. G.I. Joe tracks down the original designer who advises that the only way to counter the weapon is to build a M.A.S.S. Device of their own. However to power the device properly three rare catalytic elements are needed. Now it's a race around the world and against the clock as G.I. Joe and COBRA go M.A.S.S. to M.A.S.S.

Starring: Michael Bell, B. J. Ward, Christopher Collins, Arthur Burghardt, Morgan Lofting, Michael Bell, Michael Bell, Michael Bell, Arthur Burghardt, Christopher Collins ..
Directed by: Dan Thompson
Release date: 1983-09-12
17.

Utu

3.7
6.9/10 IMDB

In New Zealand in the 1860s the native Maori people fought the British colonials to keep the land guaranteed to them by treaty. The warrior Te Wheke fights for the British until betrayal leads him to seek utu (revenge). The settler Williamson in turn seeks revenge after Te Wheke attacks his homestead. Meanwhile Wiremu, an officer for the British, seems to think that resistance is futile.

Starring: Anzac Wallace, Bruno Lawrence, Tim Elliott, Kelly Johnson, Wi Kuki Kaa, Ilona Rodgers, Merata Mita, Faenza Reuben, John Bach, Tom Poata ..
Directed by: Geoff Murphy
Release date: 1983-01-01
18.

The Black Stallion Returns

3.4
5.9/10 IMDB

"Black" is a stunning fire-and-silk stallion celebrated the world over. But to his young American owner, Alec Ramsay (Kelly Reno), he's much more. So, when the amazing animal is stolen, Alec will stop at nothing to get him back. Alec finally unravels the mystery of Black's theft...only to discover that he must overcome even greater odds to reclaim his beloved horse.

Starring: Kelly Reno, Vincent Spano, Allen Garfield, Ferdy Mayne, Teri Garr, Woody Strode, Jodi Thelen, Doghmi Larbi, Angelo Infanti, Luigi Mezzanotte ..
Directed by: Robert Dalva
Release date: 1983-03-25
19.

Nate and Hayes

3.4
6.1/10 IMDB

Nathaniel Williamsen is taken to an island mission with his fiancee Sophie. Their ship, the Rona, is captained by the roguish Bully Hayes, who also takes a liking to Sophie. When Sophie is kidnapped by slave trader Ben Pease "Nate" teams with Hayes in order to find her.

Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Michael O'Keefe, Jenny Seagrove, Max Phipps, Grant Tilly, Peter Rowley, William Johnson, Mark Hadlow, Kate Harcourt, Reg Ruka ..
Directed by: Ferdinand Fairfax
Release date: 1983-11-18
20.

High Road to China

3.4
6.0/10 IMDB

A biplane pilot is saddled with a spoiled industrialist's daughter on a search for her missing father through Asia that eventually involves them in a struggle against a Chinese warlord.

Starring: Tom Selleck, Bess Armstrong, Wilford Brimley, Jack Weston, Robert Morley, Cassandra Gava, Brian Blessed, Michael Sheard, Lynda La Plante, Timothy Carlton ..
Directed by: Brian G. Hutton
Release date: 1983-03-18
21.

Rock & Rule

3.3
6.4/10 IMDB

A malevolent rock star kidnaps a female singer to force her to participate in the summoning of a demon and her band must help her stop him.

Starring: Don Francks, Susan Roman, Paul Le Mat, Samantha Langevin, Dan Hennessey, Chris Wiggins, Greg Duffell, Brent Titcomb, Donny Burns, Martin Lavut ..
Directed by: Clive A. Smith
Release date: 1983-04-15
Best Adventure Movies of 1983 : Big Bird in China
22.

Big Bird in China

3.1
7.0/10 IMDB

Big Bird and his Sesame Street companion, Barkley, the big, fluffy dog, travel across China in search of the legendary Feng Huang, the Phoenix Bird. Along the way they visit with Chinese schoolchildren, watch a Tai Ji demonstration, learn some Chinese words and songs, and meet the mischievous Monkey King.

Starring: Caroll Spinney, Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Richard Hunt, Jerry Nelson, Martin P. Robinson, Brian Meehl, Lianzi Ouyang, Cheryl Blaylock, Edward G. Christie ..
Directed by: Jon Stone
Release date: 1983-05-29
23.

Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone

3.0
5.4/10 IMDB

Three women make an emergency landing on a planet plagued with a fatal disease, but are captured by dictator Overdog. Adventurer Wolff goes there to rescue them and meets Niki, the only Earthling left from a medical expedition. Combining their talents, they try to rescue the women.

Starring: Peter Strauss, Molly Ringwald, Michael Ironside, Ernie Hudson, Deborah Pratt, Andrea Marcovicci, Hrant Alianak, Beeson Carroll, Cali Timmins, Aleisa Shirley ..
Directed by: Lamont Johnson
Release date: 1983-05-20
Best Adventure Movies of 1983 : The Secret Adversary
24.

The Secret Adversary

2.9
7.1/10 IMDB

After a chance meeting and an indiscreet conversation, childhood friends Tommy Beresford and Tuppence Cowley become involved in a convoluted intrigue led by a mysterious man known simply as Mr. Brown.

Starring: James Warwick, Francesca Annis, Honor Blackman, George Baker, Alec McCowen, Gavan O'Herlihy, Peter Barkworth, Toria Fuller, John Fraser, George Baker ..
Directed by: Tony Wharmby
Release date: 1983-10-09
25.

BMX Bandits

2.9
5.4/10 IMDB

Teens P.J. and Goose get their thrills on BMX bikes, performing hair-raising tricks all across Sydney, Australia. Along with their new friend Judy, they discover a box of walkie-talkies -- and find out that a gang of criminals intends to use them to monitor police signals during a bank robbery. When the young trio snatches the devices, it propels them on a hair-raising adventure in which their pedaling skills might just save their necks.

Starring: Nicole Kidman, James Lugton, Angelo D'Angelo, David Argue, John Ley, Bryan Marshall, Brian Sloman, Peter Browne, Bill Brady, Linda Newton ..
Directed by: Brian Trenchard-Smith
Release date: 1983-12-29
26.

D.C. Cab

2.9
5.5/10 IMDB

The tale of a hapless group of cabbies and a rundown cab company owned by Harold. Albert comes to town with a dream of starting his own cab company but needs to motivate Harold's employees to want to make something out of themselves. It is only when Albert is kidnapped that the cabbies must decide whether or not they are loyal to Albert and his cause.

Starring: Max Gail, Adam Baldwin, Mr. T, Gary Busey, Bill Maher, Peter Paul, David Paul, Irene Cara, Paul Rodríguez, Jill Schoelen ..
Directed by: Joel Schumacher
Release date: 1983-12-16
Best Adventure Movies of 1983 : The Sign of Four
27.

The Sign of Four

2.8
6.4/10 IMDB

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson try to track down the Great Mogul, the second-largest diamond in the world.

Starring: Ian Richardson, David Healy, Thorley Walters, Michael O'Hagan, Cherie Lunghi, Joe Melia, Terence Rigby, Clive Merrison, Richard Heffer, John Benfield ..
Directed by: Desmond Davis
Release date: 1983-12-06
28.

Sahara

2.8
4.8/10 IMDB

After her father dies, young Dale takes his place in a trans-African auto race, but ends up being abducted by a desert sheik.

Starring: Brooke Shields, Lambert Wilson, Horst Buchholz, John Rhys-Davies, Ronald Lacey, Cliff Potts, Perry Lang, John Mills, Tuvia Tavi, Steve Forrest ..
Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen
Release date: 1983-12-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1983 : Bullshot
29.

Bullshot

2.6
5.8/10 IMDB

The dashing Captain Hugh "Bullshot" Crummond - WWI ace fighter pilot, Olympic athlete, racing driver, part-time sleuth and all round spiffing chap - must save the world from the dastardly Count Otto van Bruno, his wartime adversary. And, of course, win the heart of a jolly nice young lady.

Starring: Alan Shearman, Diz White, Ronald E. House, Frances Tomelty, Mel Smith, Michael Aldridge, Christopher Good, Billy Connolly, Geoffrey Bayldon, Ron Pember ..
Directed by: Dick Clement
Release date: 1983-11-15
30.

The Wicked Lady

2.6
4.8/10 IMDB

Caroline is to be wed to Sir Ralph and invites her sister Barbara to be her bridesmaid. Barbara seduces Ralph, however, and she becomes the new Lady, but despite her new wealthy situation, she gets bored and turns to highway robbery for thrills. While on the road she meets a famous highwayman, and they continue as a team, but some people begin suspecting her identity, and she risks death if she continues her nefarious activities.

Starring: Faye Dunaway, John Gielgud, Denholm Elliott, Alan Bates, Prunella Scales, Oliver Tobias, Glynis Barber, Joan Hickson, Helena McCarthy, Mollie Maureen ..
Directed by: Michael Winner
Release date: 1983-04-21
31.

Hercules

2.5
4.0/10 IMDB

Hercules, a semi-divine being, squares off against King Minos, who is attempting to use science to gain power and take over the world. With the help of a benevolent sorceress, Circe, Hercules tries to save his beloved Cassiopeia from being sacrificed by Minos, and struggles against laser-breathing creatures and an evil sorceress.

Starring: Lou Ferrigno, Sybil Danning, Brad Harris, Bobby Rhodes, Ingrid Anderson, Mirella D'Angelo, Gianni Garko, Delia Boccardo, Claudio Cassinelli, Franco Garofalo ..
Directed by: Luigi Cozzi
Release date: 1983-08-12
32.

Space Raiders

2.5
4.5/10 IMDB

A futuristic, sensitive tale of adventure and confrontation when a 10 year old boy is accidentally kidnapped by a spaceship filled with a motley crew of space pirates.

Starring: Vince Edwards, David Mendenhall, Drew Snyder, Patsy Pease, Thom Christopher, Luca Bercovici, Ray Stewart, George Dickerson, Michael Miller, Virginia Kiser ..
Directed by: Howard R. Cohen
Release date: 1983-07-01
33.

Starflight One

2.5
4.8/10 IMDB

Starflight One, a commercial aircraft that can whisk passengers around the globe in a matter of hours, embarks on its maiden voyage. The trip goes horribly awry, however, when the aircraft is forced out of the atmosphere and into outer space. As it is too dangerous to attempt reentry, Captain Cody Briggs, his passengers and his crew brave declining levels of oxygen while NASA scientists scramble to launch a rescue mission in a race against time.

Starring: Lee Majors, Hal Linden, Lauren Hutton, Ray Milland, Gail Strickland, George DiCenzo, Tess Harper, Terry Kiser, Heather McAdam, Michael Sacks ..
Directed by: Jerry Jameson
Release date: 1983-02-27
Best Adventure Movies of 1983 : The Secret World of OG
34.

The Secret World of OG

2.4
7.7/10 IMDB

The Secret World of Og is a children's adventure about three young girls who venture into an underground cavern beneath their playhouse to look for their lost baby brother. There, they discover a land of little green people who are enamored by the world above but won't allow anyone to leave their cavern for fear they might "tell".

Starring: Fred Travalena, Janet Waldo, Noelle North, Josh Rodine, Marissa Mendenhall, Julie McWhirter, Peter Cullen, Dick Beals, Hamilton Camp, Richard Erdman ..
Directed by: Steve Lumley
Release date: 1983-04-30
Best Adventure Movies of 1983 : Rage of Angels
35.

Rage of Angels

2.3
6.0/10 IMDB

Based on Sidney Sheldon's novel. A young assistant district attorney (Parker) is used by a ruthless attorney (Morell) to get his client off. She is fired and almost disbarred, but fights back to become a top attorney, torn between two lovers: Morell and a married lawyer with political aspirations (Warner).

Release date: 1983-02-19
36.

Hearts and Armour

2.3
5.6/10 IMDB

Bradamante, a woman wearing an invincible suit of armor, is travelling the countryside at the time of the Crusades. After ending up in the middle of a web of romantic and cultural tangles, she finds herself in love with a Moor prince, while one of the Christian knights has fallen in love with a Moor princess. Others, however, are against the cross-cultural romance, and Bradamante's love is soon forced into a duel to the death. Will she ever be with her true love? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher

Starring: Zeudi Araya Cristaldi, Barbara De Rossi, Ronn Moss, Maurizio Nichetti, Tanya Roberts, Giovanni Visentin, Tony Vogel, Leigh McCloskey, Lina Sastri, Lucien Bruchon ..
Directed by: Giacomo Battiato
Release date: 1983-09-21
Best Adventure Movies of 1983 : Love is Forever
37.

Love is Forever

2.2
4.9/10 IMDB

Michael Landon stars in this real life story about a journalist in Laos, and the extent to which he will go for his girlfriend.

Starring: Michael Landon, Laura Gemser, Jürgen Prochnow, Edward Woodward, Priscilla Presley, David Leonard, Cathy Bartlett, Gabriele Tinti, Leata Galloway, William Kushner ..
Directed by: Hall Bartlett
Release date: 1983-04-03
Best Adventure Movies of 1983 : The Lost Tribe
38.

The Lost Tribe

2.0
5.5/10 IMDB

Anthropologist Max Scarry mysteriously disappears while doing excavation/research of a lost New Zealand tribe on a remote island. His wife and his twin brother Edward are clueless as to what could have happened, a situation complicated by their city's police suspecting that one of the brothers murdered a local prostitute who was found with a strange tribal charm on her body matching one found in Max's abandoned hut. What most certainly isn't helping matters is the strange behavior of Max's daughter as she seems to have visions beyond possibility, warnings of a supernatural threat and her uncle's fate - and she's the film's narrator, to boot. Edward decides to go to the island to find out exactly what happened, but the deeper he goes into the mystery the more perilous and unknowable his world becomes, leading towards a shocking fate that raises more questions than it answers. (cont. http://view-from-the-paperhouse.blogspot.de/2014/10/the-threat-of-ancient-echoes-lost-tribe.html)

Starring: John Bach, Darien Takle, Don Selwyn, Martyn Sanderson, Emma Takle, Ian Watkin, Adele Chapman, Joanne Simpson, Barry Lynch, Terry Connolly ..
Directed by: John Laing
Release date: 1983-10-01
39.

Prisoners of the Lost Universe

2.0
3.7/10 IMDB

Three people are transported into a parallel universe. There they find that they must use modern technology, but medieval weapons, in order to save the citizenry from a murderous warlord.

Starring: Richard Hatch, Kay Lenz, John Saxon, Peter O'Farrell, Ray Charleson, Kenneth Hendel, Philip Van der Byl, Larry Taylor, Dawn Abraham, Ron Smerczak ..
Directed by: Terry Marcel
Release date: 1983-08-15
40.

Dance of the Dwarfs

1.8
3.8/10 IMDB

An anthropologist and an alcoholic helicopter pilot discover a race of predatory reptile men in the jungles of South America.

Starring: Peter Fonda, Deborah Raffin, John Amos, Carlos Palomino, Raquel Vera, Venchito Galvez, Iliang Vitales, Edward Martinez, Ike Arpuco, Sam Brillantes ..
Directed by: Gus Trikonis
Release date: 1983-06-10
41.

Treasure of the Four Crowns

1.8
4.0/10 IMDB

A group of adventurers are gathered together to retrieve some mystical gems which are in the possession of a deadly cult.

Starring: Ana Obregón, Tony Anthony, Gene Quintano, Jerry Lazarus, Francisco Rabal, Emiliano Redondo, Francisco Villena ..
Directed by: Ferdinando Baldi
Release date: 1983-01-21
42.

Dragon's Lair

1.7
7.5/10 IMDB

A valiant knight, Dirk the Daring is on a quest to rescue the fair princess from the clutches of an evil dragon.

Starring: Dan Molina, Vera Pacheco, Michael Rye, Dave Spafford, Dan Molina, Vera Pacheco ..
Directed by: Don Bluth, Tony Bozek
Release date: 1983-06-19
43.

Space Ace

1.7
7.3/10 IMDB

A teenage boy named Ace must rescue Kimberly, and is able to turn into a stronger version of himself for short periods of time to stop Borf from turning anyone into babies with his Infanto Ray.

Starring: Jeff Etter, Will Finn, Lorna Cook, Don Bluth, Michael Rye ..
Directed by: Don Bluth
Release date: 1983-12-21
Best Adventure Movies of 1983 : Jack and the Beanstalk
44.

Jack and the Beanstalk

1.6
6.9/10 IMDB

Imaginative and creative Jack seeks adventure while trying to provide for himself and his mother. Will he ever solve the mystery of how his father died?

Starring: Dennis Christopher, Elliott Gould, Jean Stapleton, Katherine Helmond, Mark Blankfield, Jerry Hall, Shelley Duvall, Lise Lang, Ty Crowley, Lamont Johnson ..
Directed by: Lamont Johnson
Release date: 1983-09-08
45.

Cook & Peary: The Race to the Pole

1.5
6.4/10 IMDB

Cook and Peary: The Race to the Pole is an unabashedly biased recreation of the controversy concerning the "conquering" of the North Pole. Robert E. Peary (Rod Steiger), a US Navy commander and shameless self-promoter, sets out through Arctic wastes in 1909 to discover the Pole, an expedition that many others have attempted but failed to complete. His principal rival is Dr. Frederick A. Cook (Richard Chamberlain), who insists that he'd already reached the Pole in 1908. Though the experts (and the US Congress) conclude that Perry was first, public opinion is firmly in Cook's corner--as is this TV movie.

Starring: Richard Chamberlain, Rod Steiger, Diane Venora, Michael Gross, Samm-Art Williams, Louis Negin ..
Directed by: Robert Day
Release date: 1983-12-13
Best Adventure Movies of 1983 : The Warrior and the Blind Swordsman
46.

The Warrior and the Blind Swordsman

1.3
5.4/10 IMDB

Dutch colonial army in West Java holds a martial arts tournament to select the best warrior to confront local warrior-freedom fighter Parmin (nicknamed Jaka Sembung). The winner is an obscure blind swordsman and the Dutch commander De Mandes (Gino Makasutji) commissions him. However, the swordsman is sympathetic with Jaka Sembung's cause and things get more complicated when magician seductress Dewi Magi as well as her guru (W. D. Mochtar) intervene on behalf of the Dutch.

Starring: Barry Prima, Advent Bangun, Rukman Herman, W.D. Mochtar, Yos Santo, Gudi Sintara, Gino Makasutji, Syamsuddin Syafei, Tuty Kusnendar, Grace Zahara ..
Directed by: Worod Suma
Release date: 1983-06-01
47.

Escape from El Diablo

1.2
5.2/10 IMDB

A young American is framed and thrown into a Mexican prison. His friends journey to Mexico to break him out.

Starring: Jimmy McNichol, Timothy Van Patten, Ethan Wayne, Patrick Mower, Suzanne Danielle, Penelope Horner, Pat Quinn, Cathy Wellman, Asher Brauner, Luis Barboo ..
Directed by: Gordon Hessler
Release date: 1983-01-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1983 : The Erotic Adventures of Dr. Storm
48.

The Erotic Adventures of Dr. Storm

1.2
5.5/10 IMDB

Professor William Storm of The Foundation for Sexual Fantasies hosts three women on his TV show, eventually having all at the same time. Backstage sees action too, like a potential guest forcing a deep throat on her interviewer.

Starring: R.J. Reynolds, Angel Cash, Cara Lott, Karen Summer, Lily Rodgers ..
Directed by: Joseph Bardo
Release date: 1983-01-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1983 : Bimini Code
49.

Bimini Code

1.0
3.5/10 IMDB

Two female adventurers travel to the Bermuda Triangle in search of a young boy who has mysteriously disappeared.

Starring: Vickie Benson, Kristal Richardson, Rosanna Simanaitis, Frank Alexander, Hulk Hogan ..
Directed by: Barry Clark
Release date: 1983-07-11
Best Adventure Movies of 1983 : The Guns and the Fury
50.

The Guns and the Fury

1.0
4.3/10 IMDB

Two turn of the Century fortune hunters (Peter Graves and Cameron Mitchell) discover oil in Persia and attempt to claim it. Serious resistance is met.

Starring: Peter Graves, Albert Salmi, Cameron Mitchell, Michael Ansara, Benjamin Feitelson, Derren Nesbitt, Shaun Curry, Barry Stokes, Monique Vermeer ..
Directed by: Tony Zarindast
Release date: 1983-12-12

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