Best Comedy Movies of 1983


A Christmas Story

7.9/10 IMDB

The comic mishaps and adventures of a young boy named Ralph, trying to convince his parents, teachers, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect Christmas gift for the 1940s.

Starring: Melinda Dillon, Darren McGavin, Peter Billingsley, Jean Shepherd, Ian Petrella, Scott Schwartz, R.D. Robb, Zack Ward, Yano Anaya, Tedde Moore ..
Directed by: Bob Clark
Release date: 1983-11-18

Monty Python's The Meaning of Life

7.5/10 IMDB

Life's questions are 'answered' in a series of outrageous vignettes, beginning with a staid London insurance company which transforms before our eyes into a pirate ship. Then there's the National Health doctors who try to claim a healthy liver from a still-living donor. The world's most voracious glutton brings the art of vomiting to new heights before his spectacular demise.

Starring: Terry Gilliam, Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Carol Cleveland, Simon Jones, Patricia Quinn, Judy Loe ..
Directed by: Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones
Release date: 1983-03-31

Trading Places

7.5/10 IMDB

A snobbish investor and a wily street con-artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires.

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Dan Aykroyd, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ralph Bellamy, Don Ameche, Denholm Elliott, Paul Gleason, Kristin Holby, Jim Belushi, Frank Oz ..
Directed by: John Landis
Release date: 1983-06-07

National Lampoon's Vacation

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

Eddie Murphy: Delirious

8.1/10 IMDB

Taped live and in concert at Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. in August, 1983, Eddie Murphy: Delirious captures Eddie Murphy's wild and outrageous stand-up comedy act, which he performed in New York and eighteen other cities across the U.S. to standing-room-only audiences. Eddie's comedy was groundbreaking, completely new, razor sharp and definitely funny.Eddie Murphy pontificates in his own vulgarly hilarious fashion on everything from bizarre sexual fantasies to reliving the family barbecue, and is peppered with Eddie's one-of-a-kind wit. Laugh along as Eddie reminiscences of hot childhood days and the ice cream man intermixed with classic vocal parodies of top American entertainers.Experience Eddie Murphy at his best, live and red hot! Delirious! Uncensored and Uncut!

Starring: Eddie Murphy, James Argiro ..
Directed by: Bruce Gowers
Release date: 1983-10-15


7.7/10 IMDB

Fictional documentary about the life of human chameleon Leonard Zelig, a man who becomes a celebrity in the 1920s due to his ability to look and act like whoever is around him. Clever editing places Zelig in real newsreel footage of Woodrow Wilson, Babe Ruth, and others.

Starring: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Patrick Horgan, John Buckwalter, Marvin Chatinover, Stanley Swerdlow, Paul Nevens, Elizabeth Kaitan, Howard Erskine, Richard Whiting ..
Directed by: Woody Allen
Release date: 1983-07-15

Risky Business

6.8/10 IMDB

Meet Joel Goodson, an industrious, college-bound 17-year-old and a responsible, trustworthy son. However, when his parents go away and leave him home alone in the wealthy Chicago suburbs with the Porsche at his disposal he quickly decides he has been good for too long and it is time to enjoy himself. After an unfortunate incident with the Porsche Joel must raise some cash, in a risky way.

Starring: Tom Cruise, Rebecca De Mornay, Sean Penn, Joe Pantoliano, Richard Masur, Curtis Armstrong, Bronson Pinchot, Shera Danese, Raphael Sbarge, Janet Carroll ..
Directed by: Paul Brickman
Release date: 1983-08-05

Terms of Endearment

7.4/10 IMDB

Aurora, a finicky woman, is in search of true love while her daughter faces marital issues. Together, they help each other deal with problems and find reasons to live a joyful life.

Starring: Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger, Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, Jeff Daniels, John Lithgow, Lisa Hart Carroll, Betty King, Huckleberry Fox, Troy Bishop ..
Directed by: James L. Brooks
Release date: 1983-11-20

Educating Rita

7.2/10 IMDB

Rita, a witty 26-year-old hairdresser, wants to 'discover' herself, so she joins the Open University where she meets the disillusioned professor of literature, Dr. Frank Bryant. His marriage has failed, his new girlfriend is having an affair with his best friend and he can't get through the day without downing a bottle or two of whisky. What Frank needs is a challenge... and along comes Rita.

Starring: Michael Caine, Julie Walters, Michael Williams, Maureen Lipman, Jeananne Crowley, Malcolm Douglas, Godfrey Quigley, Dearbhla Molloy, Kim Fortune, Philip Hurd-Wood ..
Directed by: Lewis Gilbert
Release date: 1983-06-16

Local Hero

7.3/10 IMDB

An American oil company sends a man to Scotland to buy up an entire village where they want to build a refinery. But things don't go as expected.

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Peter Riegert, Fulton Mackay, Denis Lawson, Norman Chancer, Peter Capaldi, Alex Norton, Jenny Seagrove, Jennifer Black, Christopher Rozycki ..
Directed by: Bill Forsyth
Release date: 1983-02-17

The Big Chill

7.1/10 IMDB

Seven old college friends gather for a weekend reunion after the funeral of one of their own.

Starring: Tom Berenger, Glenn Close, Jeff Goldblum, William Hurt, Kevin Kline, Mary Kay Place, Meg Tilly, JoBeth Williams, Don Galloway, James Gillis ..
Directed by: Lawrence Kasdan
Release date: 1983-09-30

To Be or Not to Be

6.8/10 IMDB

A bad Polish actor is just trying to make a living when Poland is invaded by the Germans in World War II. His wife has the habit of entertaining young Polish officers while he's on stage, which is also a source of depression to him. When one of her officers comes back on a Secret Mission, the actor takes charge and comes up with a plan for them to escape.

Starring: Mel Brooks, Anne Bancroft, Tim Matheson, Charles Durning, Christopher Lloyd, José Ferrer, Henry Brandon, Ronny Graham, Zale Kessler, Jack Riley ..
Directed by: Alan Johnson
Release date: 1983-12-16

Mr. Mom

6.6/10 IMDB

Jack and Caroline are a couple making a decent living When Jack suddenly loses his job. They agree that he should stay at home and look after the house while Caroline works. It's just that he's never done it before, and really doesn't have a clue...

Starring: Michael Keaton, Teri Garr, Frederick Koehler, Taliesin Jaffe, Courtney-Jane White, Martin Mull, Ann Jillian, Jeffrey Tambor, Christopher Lloyd, Tom Leopold ..
Directed by: Stan Dragoti
Release date: 1983-07-22

Goodbye, Farewell and Amen

8.8/10 IMDB

This feature-length film is the last episode of the long-running television series M*A*S*H, which follows an army surgical team during the Korean War. After years of serving together, the close-knit unit is about to be disbanded. Capt. "Hawkeye" Pierce (Alan Alda) is recovering from a nervous breakdown, while his friends, like easygoing Capt. B.J. Hunnicut (Mike Farrell) and uptight Maj. Charles Winchester (David Ogden Stiers), deal with the impending change in their own ways.

Starring: Alan Alda, Mike Farrell, Harry Morgan, Loretta Swit, David Ogden Stiers, Jamie Farr, William Christopher, Allan Arbus, Rosalind Chao, Kellye Nakahara ..
Directed by: Alan Alda
Release date: 1983-02-28

Strange Brew

6.6/10 IMDB

Something is rotten at the Elsinore Brewery. Bob and Doug McKenzie (as seen on SCTV) help the orphan Pam regain the brewery founded by her recently-deceased father. But to do so, they must confront the suspicious Brewmeister Smith and two teams of vicious hockey players.

Starring: Dave Thomas, Rick Moranis, Max von Sydow, Paul Dooley, Lynne Griffin, Angus MacInnes, Roger Dunn, Tom Harvey, Mel Blanc, Len Doncheff ..
Directed by: Rick Moranis, Dave Thomas
Release date: 1983-08-26

Valley Girl

6.4/10 IMDB

Julie, a girl from the valley, meets Randy, a punk from the city. They are from different worlds and find love. Somehow they need to stay together in spite of her trendy, shallow friends.

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Elizabeth Daily, Deborah Foreman, Michael Bowen, Cameron Dye, Michelle Meyrink, Lee Purcell, Colleen Camp, Frederic Forrest, Joanne Baron ..
Directed by: Martha Coolidge
Release date: 1983-04-08

The Man with Two Brains

6.4/10 IMDB

A brain surgeon tries to end his unhappy marriage to spend more time with a disembodied brain.

Starring: Steve Martin, Kathleen Turner, David Warner, Paul Benedict, Richard Brestoff, Randi Brooks, James Cromwell, George Furth, Peter Hobbs, Earl Boen ..
Directed by: Carl Reiner
Release date: 1983-06-10


6.0/10 IMDB

Naive Midwestern prep student Jonathan bonds with his more worldly roommate, Skip, who takes the small-town boy under his wing. At Skip's urging, the inexperienced Jonathan is emboldened to seek out older women in the cocktail lounges of nearby Chicago, where he meets and beds the alluring Ellen, who unfortunately turns out to be Skip's mother. The division between the friends is further deepened when a cheating scandal engulfs the school.

Starring: Jacqueline Bisset, Rob Lowe, Andrew McCarthy, Cliff Robertson, Stuart Margolin, John Cusack, Alan Ruck, Rodney Pearson, Remak Ramsay, Virginia Madsen ..
Directed by: Lewis John Carlino
Release date: 1983-07-22

Superman III

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 Comedy Movies of 1983 : Carlin at Carnegie

Carlin at Carnegie

8.0/10 IMDB

Recorded at Carnegie Hall, New York City in 1982, released in 1983. Most of the material comes from his A Place for My Stuff, the album released earlier that same year. The final performance of "Seven Dirty Words," his last recorded performance of the routine, features Carlin's updated list.

Starring: George Carlin ..
Directed by: Steven J. Santos
Release date: 1983-01-08

Bill Cosby: Himself

8.1/10 IMDB

A 1983 stand-up comedy film featuring the comedy of Bill Cosby. Filmed before a live audience at the Hamilton Place Theatre, in Hamilton, Ontario. Cosby gives his comedic views on people who drink too much and take drugs, going to the dentist, marriage and parenthood.

Starring: Bill Cosby ..
Directed by: Bill Cosby
Release date: 1983-05-20
Best Comedy Movies of 1983 : Robin Williams: An Evening with Robin Williams

Robin Williams: An Evening with Robin Williams

8.0/10 IMDB

Declared to be the funniest Robin Williams video made, this is a don't-miss comedy.

Starring: Robin Williams ..
Directed by: Don Mischer
Release date: 1983-03-12
Best Comedy Movies of 1983 : The Crimson Permanent Assurance

The Crimson Permanent Assurance

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

Porky's II: The Next Day

5.0/10 IMDB

When the students of Angel Beach High decide to stage "An Evening With Shakespeare," their efforts are threatened by Miss Balbricker, who views the works of Shakespeare as obscene. She enlists the help of Reverend Bubba Flavel, a religious fanatic who brings along his flock of followers to pressure the school into shutting down the production.

Starring: Dan Monahan, Wyatt Knight, Mark Herrier, Roger Wilson, Cyril O'Reilly, Tony Ganios, Kaki Hunter, Scott Colomby, Nancy Parsons, Joseph Runningfox ..
Directed by: Bob Clark
Release date: 1983-06-24
Best Comedy Movies of 1983 : Bad News Tour

Bad News Tour

8.2/10 IMDB

A documentary crew films heavy metal band Bad News as they have trouble starting their van, pick up a schoolgirl groupie, and meet up with rock journalist Sally at a motorway service station where they argue about the cost of sausage and chips.

Starring: Adrian Edmondson, Rik Mayall, Nigel Planer, Peter Richardson, Jennifer Saunders, Dawn French, Serena Evans, Bert Parnaby, Neville Smith, Judy Hawkins ..
Directed by: Sandy Johnson
Release date: 1983-01-24

The Kingfisher

7.6/10 IMDB

An elderly couple are reunited after fifty years.

Starring: Rex Harrison, Wendy Hiller, Cyril Cusack, Gary Owen ..
Directed by: James Cellan Jones
Release date: 1983-01-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1983 : The Paragon of Comedy

The Paragon of Comedy

8.5/10 IMDB

John Paragon and friends perform comedy skits as a variety of colorful characters.

Starring: John Paragon, Cassandra Peterson, Paul Reubens, Edie McClurg, Tress MacNeille, Suzanne Kent, Joan Leizman, Sandy Helberg ..
Directed by: Wayne Orr
Release date: 1983-01-16


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


7.2/10 IMDB

A working-class family in London's East End is struggling to stay afloat during the recession under Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's premiership. Only the mother Mavis is working; father Frank and the couple's two sons Colin, a timid, chronically shy individual and Mark, an outspoken, headstrong young man, are on the dole. This situation is contrasted by the presence of Mavis's sister Barbara, and her husband John, whose financial and social loftiness appears to be a comfortable facade over the unspoken soreness of a lackluster marriage.

Starring: Phil Daniels, Tim Roth, Jeffrey Robert, Pam Ferris, Gary Oldman, Marion Bailey, Alfred Molina, Tilly Vosburgh, Paul Daley, Leila Bertrand ..
Directed by: Mike Leigh
Release date: 1983-10-16
Best Comedy Movies of 1983 : The Mikado

The Mikado

8.4/10 IMDB

In a mythical Japan, Ko-Ko, a cheap tailor, has been appointed Lord High Executioner and must find someone to execute before the arrival of the ruling Mikado. He lights upon Nanki-Poo, a strolling minstrel who loves the beautiful Yum-Yum. But Yum-Yum is also loved by Ko-Ko, and Nanki-Poo, seeing no hope for his love, considers suicide. Ko-Ko offers to solve both their problems by executing Nanki-Poo, and an agreement is reached whereby Ko-Ko will allow Nanki-Poo to marry Yum-Yum for one month, at the end of which Nanki-Poo will be executed, in time for the arrival of the Mikado. But what Ko-Ko doesn't know is that Nanki-Poo is the son of the Mikado and has run away to avoid a betrothal to an old harridan named Katisha. The arrival of the Mikado brings all the threads of the tale together. This is the Stratford Festival of Canada, directed by Brian Macdonald. This is a filmed version of a stage performance, and the sets are beautifully spare and economical.

Starring: Gidon Saks, Henry Ingram, Eric Donkin, Richard McMillan, Allen Stewart-Coates, Marie Baron, Karen Wood, Karen Skidmore, Christina James ..
Directed by: Norman Campbell, Brian Macdonald
Release date: 1983-01-02
Best Comedy Movies of 1983 : Richard Pryor: Here and Now

Richard Pryor: Here and Now

7.2/10 IMDB

One of comedian Richard Pryor's later stand-up performances. As foul-mouthed as ever, Pryor touches on most of the same topics as in his previous live shows.

Starring: Richard Pryor, Paul Mooney ..
Directed by: Richard Pryor
Release date: 1983-10-28

Get Crazy

6.6/10 IMDB

Mega-promoter Colin Beverly plans to sabotage the New Year's 1983 concert of small-time operator Max Wolfe. Wolfe's assistants Neil Allen and Willie Loman find romance while trying to save the drugs, violence, and rock and roll from Beverly's schemes.

Starring: Malcolm McDowell, Allen Garfield, Daniel Stern, Gail Edwards, Miles Chapin, Ed Begley Jr., Stacey Nelkin, Bill Henderson, Lou Reed, Howard Kaylan ..
Directed by: Allan Arkush
Release date: 1983-08-05
Best Comedy Movies of 1983 : Reuben, Reuben

Reuben, Reuben

6.8/10 IMDB

Based on a novel by Peter De Vries. Story of an alcoholic, lecherous Scottish poet on a tour of New England Universities, where he goes from one bed and bottle to another.

Starring: Tom Conti, Kelly McGillis, Roberts Blossom, Joel Fabiani, Cynthia Harris, Lois Smith, Jack Davidson, Ed Grady ..
Directed by: Robert Ellis Miller
Release date: 1983-12-19

The Pirates of Penzance

7.1/10 IMDB

In spite of being apprenticed to a Pirate King as a child, Frederic has led a very sheltered life. So when he arrives in Cornwall with his boisterous shipmates, there are a few surprises in store for him!

Starring: Kevin Kline, Angela Lansbury, Linda Ronstadt, George Rose, Rex Smith, Tony Azito ..
Directed by: Wilford Leach
Release date: 1983-02-18
Best Comedy Movies of 1983 : Daffy Duck's Movie: Fantastic Island

Daffy Duck's Movie: Fantastic Island

6.9/10 IMDB

Daffy Duck and Speedy Gonzales find a treasure map that leads them to a wishing well, which for a penny will grant any wish (through old cartoon footage). Daffy sets up a resort around the well and various Looney Tunes characters have their dreams come true. Meanwhile, Yosemite Sam and the Tasmanian Devil hunt for the varmints who stole their treasure map!

Starring: Mel Blanc, June Foray, Les Tremayne ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones, Robert McKimson, Friz Freleng
Release date: 1983-08-05

Two of a Kind

4.7/10 IMDB

God has had just about enough of the human's attitude so he will destroy the planet very soon. It is up to a struggling inventor and a bank teller, both with very amateur criminal minds, to save the world.

Starring: John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Charles Durning, Oliver Reed, Scatman Crothers, Beatrice Straight, Richard Bright, Vincent Bufano, Toni Kalem, James Stevens ..
Directed by: John Herzfeld
Release date: 1983-01-01

Twice Upon a Time

6.9/10 IMDB

In the world of the Murwoks where nightmares are made, the evil Botch hatches a scheme to make bad dreams real. Only Ralph and Mumford, misfits from the cheery land of Frivoli, can stop him.

Starring: Marshall Efron, James Cranna, Julie Payne, Hamilton Camp, Paul Frees, Judith Kahan, Gillian Gould, Geraldine Green, David Korty, Elma Barry Robertson ..
Directed by: John Korty, Charles Swenson
Release date: 1983-08-05
Best Comedy Movies of 1983 : Max Dugan Returns

Max Dugan Returns

6.7/10 IMDB

An English teacher and struggling single mother has her life disrupted when the father who abandoned her as a child comes back into her life.

Starring: Marsha Mason, Jason Robards, Charley Lau, Matthew Broderick, Donald Sutherland, Dody Goodman, Brian Part, Panchito Gómez, Kiefer Sutherland, Sal Viscuso ..
Directed by: Herbert Ross
Release date: 1983-03-25
Best Comedy Movies of 1983 : En Büyük ?aban

En Büyük ?aban

6.7/10 IMDB

A good man trys to help a blind girl to see again but he doesn't have enough money for the operation.

Starring: Kemal Sunal, Nilgün Bubiko?lu, Kamuran Usluer, Dinçer Çekmez, Reha Yurdakul, Ayten Erman, Kamran Usluer, Cevdet Ar?kan, Celal Yonat, Turgut Demira? ..
Directed by: Kartal Tibet
Release date: 1983-02-21
Best Comedy Movies of 1983 : Golden Girls

Golden Girls

6.2/10 IMDB

A fabulous Beauty contest where demands from the participants to expose their talents at sex is in the center of the plot of Miss fantasy. The judges in this contest have the right of interviewing the girls privately and without witnesses. Each girl in Miss Fantasy is a cutie. While the girls struggle for the title and try to present themselves the best they can in front of (and perhaps under and above) the judges, we watch totally satisfying sexual encounters ever filmed. Choose your candidate for Miss fantasy!

Starring: Rachel Ashley, Shauna Grant, Laurien Wilde, Rosa Lee Kimball, Adrienne Bellaire, Blackstar, Debbie Cole, Gina Gianetti, Jamie Gillis, John Leslie ..
Directed by: Alan Vydra
Release date: 1983-11-11
Best Comedy Movies of 1983 : That's Outrageous

That's Outrageous

6.0/10 IMDB

A fashion photographer attempts to score with two sisters he meets in France.

Starring: Jamie Gillis, France Lomay, Natasha, Anna Ventura, Joey Silvera, Tiffany Clark, Mai Lin, David Ambrose, Lisa Cintrice, Sharon Kane ..
Directed by: Fred J. Lincoln
Release date: 1983-10-12
Best Comedy Movies of 1983 : Her Wicked Ways

Her Wicked Ways

6.1/10 IMDB

Conniving widow Ruby Sutton plans to keep her recently deceased millionaire husband Oliver Sutton's considerable fortunate all to herself. However, Ruby's bitter and repressed estranged stepdaughter Catherine demands her own sizable share of Oliver's inheritance.

Starring: Jesie St. James, Tigr, Janey Robbins, Joanna Storm, Debi Diamond, David Cannon, Eric Edwards, Jon Martin, Mike Horner, Paul Thomas ..
Directed by: Ken Gibb
Release date: 1983-09-04

Baby It's You

6.4/10 IMDB

In a 1966 New Jersey high school, Jill and new student Sheik from the other side of the tracks make their way in a first love romance.

Starring: Rosanna Arquette, Vincent Spano, Joanna Merlin, Jack Davidson, Nick Ferrari, Dolores Messina, Leora Dana, Bill Raymond, Sam McMurray, Liane Curtis ..
Directed by: John Sayles
Release date: 1983-04-03

Nate and Hayes

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
Best Comedy Movies of 1983 : The Blackadder

The Blackadder

8.0/10 IMDB

In the Middle Ages, Prince Edmund the Black Adder constantly schemes and endeavors to seize the crown from his father and brother.

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Brian Blessed, Elspet Gray, Tim McInnerny, Patrick Allen, Tony Robinson, Peter Cook, Peter Benson, Robert East, Barbara Miller ..
Directed by: Martin Shardlow
Release date: 1983-06-15

Private School

5.2/10 IMDB

Private-school student Christine loves Jim. But her classmate, Jordan, is also vying for Jim's attention and trying to end his relationship with Christine. Meanwhile, Jim's friend Bubba embarks on a series of sexual escapades, including dressing up as a woman to access the girls' locker room. Despite Jim and Christine's efforts to spend some time alone, various shenanigans and schemes interfere.

Starring: Phoebe Cates, Betsy Russell, Matthew Modine, Michael Zorek, Fran Ryan, Kathleen Wilhoite, Ray Walston, Sylvia Kristel, Frank Aletter, Jonathan Prince ..
Directed by: Noel Black
Release date: 1983-06-29

House of the Long Shadows

6.2/10 IMDB

An American writer goes to a remote Welsh manor on a $20,000 bet that he can write a classic novel like 'Wuthering Heights' in 24 hours. However, upon his arrival he discovers that the apparently empty manor has several rather odd inhabitants.

Starring: Vincent Price, Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Desi Arnaz Jr., John Carradine, Sheila Keith, Julie Peasgood, Richard Todd, Louise English, Norman Rossington ..
Directed by: Pete Walker
Release date: 1983-06-17
Best Comedy Movies of 1983 : An Audience with Kenneth Williams

An Audience with Kenneth Williams

8.3/10 IMDB

Outstanding raconteur Kenneth Williams regales his spellbound audience in typical fashion with a long look back at his career - from his time entertaining troops in the army, his radio work (including the Hancock shows), his work in theatre and - of course - the highly successful series of Carry On films. Playing wonderfully to his audience of celebrities (which include Michael Parkinson, Ned Sherrin, Gordon Jackson and Carry On cohorts Joan Sims and Bernard Bresslaw) he even finds time to answer a few of their questions.

Starring: Kenneth Williams, Bryan Forbes, Judith Chalmers, Matthew Kelly, Gyles Brandreth, Barry Took ..
Directed by: Alasdair Macmillan
Release date: 1983-12-23

Easy Money

6.2/10 IMDB

To inherit his mother-in-law's colossal fortune, a hard living gambling addict must change his unhealthy ways before it gets the best of him.

Starring: Rodney Dangerfield, Joe Pesci, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Candice Azzara, Val Avery, Tom Noonan, Taylor Negron, Lili Haydn, Jeffrey Jones, Tom Ewell ..
Directed by: James Signorelli
Release date: 1983-08-19
Best Comedy Movies of 1983 : Terrahawks: Expect the Unexpected

Terrahawks: Expect the Unexpected

7.2/10 IMDB

The first four episodes of Gerry Anderson's 1980s Supermarionation series. In 'Expect the Unexpected (Part 1)' Queen Zelda attacks and destroys a NASA Mars expedition. 'Expect the Unexpected (Part 2)' sees Zelda offer to make peace with the Terrahawks. 'Thunder Roar' finds the Terrahawks battling the mighty Sram, Lord of Felony. 'Close Call' has an investigative reporter threatens to expose the Terrahawks on worldwide television.

Starring: Jeremy Hitchen, Denise Bryer, Windsor Davies, Ben Stevens, Anne Ridler, Moya Ruskin ..
Directed by: Desmond Saunders
Release date: 1983-11-15

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