Best Fantasy Movies of 1983


Fire and Ice

6.5/10 IMDB

In this animated tale, a tiny village is destroyed by a surging glacier, which serves as the deadly domain for the evil Ice Lord, Nekron. The only survivor is a young warrior, Larn, who vows to avenge this act of destruction. The evil continues, however, as Nekron's palace of ice heads straight towards Fire Keep, the great fortress ruled by the good King Jarol. When Jarol's beautiful daughter, Teegra, is abducted by Nekron's sub-human ape-like creatures, Larn begins a daring search for her. What results is a tense battle between good and evil, surrounded by the mystical elements of the ancient past.

Starring: Randy Norton, Cynthia Leake, Steve Sandor, Sean Hannon, Leo Gordon, William Ostrander, Eileen O'Neill, Elizabeth Lloyd Shaw, Micky Morton, Tamarah Park ..
Directed by: Ralph Bakshi
Release date: 1983-03-25
Best Fantasy Movies of 1983 : Twilight Zone: The Movie

Twilight Zone: The Movie

6.4/10 IMDB

An anthology film, presenting remakes of four episodes of the popular television series "The Twilight Zone," featuring the segments "Time Out," "Kick the Can," "It's a Good Life" and "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet."

Starring: Dan Aykroyd, Albert Brooks, Vic Morrow, John Lithgow, Kathleen Quinlan, Bill Quinn, Scatman Crothers, Jeremy Licht, Donna Dixon, Bill Mumy ..
Directed by: Steven Spielberg, George Miller, Joe Dante, John Landis
Release date: 1983-06-24


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

The Keep

5.7/10 IMDB

Nazis take over an ancient fortress that contains a mysterious entity that wreaks havoc and death upon them.

Starring: Scott Glenn, Alberta Watson, Jürgen Prochnow, Robert Prosky, Gabriel Byrne, Ian McKellen, William Morgan Sheppard, Michael Carter, Royston Tickner, Wolf Kahler ..
Directed by: Michael Mann
Release date: 1983-12-16

Something Wicked This Way Comes

6.7/10 IMDB

In a small American town, a diabolical circus arrives, granting wishes for the townsfolk, but twisted as only the esteemed Mr. Dark can make them. Can two young boys overcome the worst the devil himself can deal out?

Starring: Jason Robards, Jonathan Pryce, Diane Ladd, Royal Dano, Vidal Peterson, Shawn Carson, Mary Grace Canfield, Richard Davalos, Jake Dengel, Jack Dodson ..
Directed by: Jack Clayton
Release date: 1983-04-29
Best Fantasy Movies of 1983 : The Wind in the Willows

The Wind in the Willows

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
Best Fantasy Movies of 1983 : Cousins


8.2/10 IMDB

Muscular stud Matt Ramsey and his blond Cousin Billy Gant have the run of the house and pool when Matt's folks go on vacation, and these 'kissing cousins' do a helluva lot more than a kiss when Matt gets his hands on Billy's incredible surfer's ass! Matt Ramsey made only a few all-male features. His rise to fame came by performing in Straight Adult Features under the name Peter North. This classic William Higgins pre-condom sizzler stars Matt as a straight shooter who experiences a sexual awakening, thanks to his Cousin and his buddies. A rare treat to see Matt Ramsey in an all-male feature!

Starring: Peter North, Billy Gant, Cory Adams, Tony Kidd, Scott Roberts, Steve Rodgers, Brad Foxx, Lance Whitman, Lee Landis, Rick Lane ..
Directed by: William Higgins
Release date: 1983-01-01
Best Fantasy Movies of 1983 : G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero

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
Best Fantasy Movies of 1983 : The Witches and the Grinnygog

The Witches and the Grinnygog

8.0/10 IMDB

An ancient church is being dismantled and moved to a new location, stone by stone. One of the gargoyles from the stones falls into the possession of a mother who takes the stone man back to her family. Soon after, four strangers show up in the village and the Sogood & Firkettle children seem to be the only ones who question the mysterious things that begin to happen. This film was originally broadcast across six 25 minute episodes with a total runtime of 150 minutes. A few years later, the US cable network Nickelodeon edited the miniseries into a 2 hour (including commercials) movie block. This 2 hour edited version was shown throughout the 1980s on US television.

Starring: Giles Harper, Heidi Mayo, Adam Woodyatt, Zoe Loftin, Paul Curtis, Anna Wing, Sheila Grant, Patricia Hayes, Olu Jacobs, John Barrard ..
Directed by: Diarmuid Lawrence
Release date: 1983-11-14
Best Fantasy 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


6.4/10 IMDB

Jonathan Chase was a British college professor at New York University who had the unusual ability to transform into any kind of animal. He used his powers to battle crime alongside pretty policewoman Brooke and Vietnam-war pal Ty.

Starring: Simon MacCorkindale, Melody Anderson, Reni Santoni, Michael D. Roberts ..
Release date: 1983-09-30

Rock & Rule

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 Fantasy Movies of 1983 : Possibly in Michigan

Possibly in Michigan

7.4/10 IMDB

A musical horror story about two young women who are stalked through a shopping mall by a cannibal. He follows them home, and here the victims become the aggressors.

Starring: Jill Sands, Karen Skladany, Bill Blume ..
Directed by: Cecelia Condit
Release date: 1983-01-01


4.6/10 IMDB

The warrior Deathstalker is tasked by an old witch lady to obtain and unite the three powers of creation - a chalice, an amulet, and a sword - lest the evil magician Munkar get them and use them for nefarious purposes. After obtaining the sword, Deathstalker joins with other travelers going to the Big Tournament to determine the strongest warrior. The false king holds the true princess in captivity, and plots to have Deathstalker killed, and Deathstalker must fight to free the princess.

Starring: Rick Hill, Barbi Benton, Richard Brooker, Lana Clarkson, Víctor Bó, Bernard Erhard, Augusto Larreta, Verónica Llinás, Marcos Woinsky, Adrián De Piero ..
Directed by: James Sbardellati
Release date: 1983-09-02
Best Fantasy Movies of 1983 : Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland

6.5/10 IMDB

From the elaborate Broadway revival of the 1932 Eva Le Gallienne/Florida Friebus production comes a whimsical retelling of the Lewis Carroll classic.

Starring: Kate Burton, Austin Pendleton, Richard Burton, James Coco, Colleen Dewhurst, Andre Gregory, Eve Arden, Kaye Ballard, Richard Burton, James Coco ..
Directed by: Kirk Browning
Release date: 1983-10-03
Best Fantasy Movies of 1983 : Big Bird in China

Big Bird in China

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
Best Fantasy Movies of 1983 : The World of 'The Dark Crystal'

The World of 'The Dark Crystal'

7.8/10 IMDB

A documentary which explores the making of Jim Henson and Frank Oz's 1982 fantasy film 'The Dark Crystal', which originally aired on PBS in the United States on January 9, 1983. This one-hour documentary details the technological innovations in the field of animatronics, art design, film making, and Henson's own brand of magic. Requiring 5 years of production, including over two years of pre-production, The Dark Crystal was inspired by the imagination of artist Brian Froud and conceived by scores of talented designers, builders, technicians, and performers. The World of the Dark Crystal shows how Jim Henson's Creature Shop in London and the Muppet Workshop in New York brought Brian Froud's art and Jim Henson's vision to life.

Starring: Jim Henson, Brian Froud, Wendy Midener, Gary Kurtz, Frank Oz, Fred Nihda, Kathryn Mullen, Jean-Pierre Amiel, Lyle Conway, Oswald Morris ..
Directed by: Jim Henson
Release date: 1983-01-09

Dragon's Lair

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
Best Fantasy Movies of 1983 : Hansel and Gretel

Hansel and Gretel

7.1/10 IMDB

Abandoned by their parents, a young brother and sister try to find their way home. On the way, they find themselves trapped in the plot of a nasty witch.

Starring: Ricky Schroder, Joan Collins, Paul Dooley, Bridgette Anderson, Shelley Duvall, Bridgette Andersen ..
Directed by: James Frawley
Release date: 1983-12-05
Best Fantasy Movies of 1983 : Don't Eat the Pictures: Sesame Street at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Don't Eat the Pictures: Sesame Street at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

8.1/10 IMDB

As the Metropolitan Museum of Art closes, Big Bird decides to leave his Sesame Street friends behind in search of Snuffy. Once locked inside for the night, educational hilarity ensues as Big Bird and Snuffy team up to help a small Egyptian boy solve a riddle - as the rest of the cast searches for their big, yellow friend.

Starring: Caroll Spinney, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Martin P. Robinson, Brian Muehl, Richard Hunt, Jim Henson, Linda Bove, Northern Calloway, Loretta Long ..
Directed by: Jon Stone
Release date: 1983-11-16
Best Fantasy Movies of 1983 : Little Red Riding Hood

Little Red Riding Hood

7.4/10 IMDB

A sheltered but adventurous young woman finds trouble when she encounters a wolf.

Starring: Malcolm McDowell, Mary Steenburgen, Frances Bay, Diane Ladd, Darrell Larson, John Vernon, Shelley Duvall ..
Directed by: Graeme Clifford
Release date: 1983-11-10
Best Fantasy Movies of 1983 : Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty

6.9/10 IMDB

A prince chases his destiny to an ancient castle in search of a cursed princess, thanks to the help of an informative lumberjack.

Starring: Beverly D'Angelo, Bernadette Peters, Christopher Reeve, René Auberjonois, George Dzundza, Carol Kane, Sally Kellerman, Richard Libertini, Ron Rifkin, Carol Smith ..
Directed by: Jeremy Kagan
Release date: 1983-07-07
Best Fantasy Movies of 1983 : Hansel and Gretel

Hansel and Gretel

6.2/10 IMDB

Tim Burton's reimagined classic combines live action and stop motion, making for a creepy adventure into the woods. It is known for having aired only once on Disney Channel, on Halloween Night in 1983.

Starring: Michael Yama, Jim Ishida, David Koenigsberg, Vincent Price, Andy Lee, Alison Hong, Joe Ranft ..
Directed by: Tim Burton
Release date: 1983-10-31
Best Fantasy Movies of 1983 : The Wind In The Willows

The Wind In The Willows

6.5/10 IMDB

1983 live-action television broadcast produced by the Minneapolis Children's Theatre Company.

Starring: Richard Pearson, Ian Carmichael, David Jason, Michael Hordern, Beryl Reid, Jonathan Cecil, Una Stubbs, Brian Trueman, Nate Peterson, Marin Osterberg ..
Release date: 1983-12-27
Best Fantasy Movies of 1983 : Smorgasbord


5.8/10 IMDB

Warren Nefron is a hopeless klutz who has some of the worst luck in the world: when he tries to end it all with a foolproof suicide plan, he still manages to mess it up. In desperation, he goes to a psychiatrist to see if there is some way for him to end his troubles.

Starring: Jerry Lewis, Milton Berle, Sammy Davis Jr., Herb Edelman, Foster Brooks, Zane Buzby, Dick Butkus, Francine York, John Abbott, Donna Ponterotto ..
Directed by: Jerry Lewis
Release date: 1983-04-13
Best Fantasy Movies of 1983 : Abra Cadabra

Abra Cadabra

6.5/10 IMDB

Dr Cadabra, an eccentric magician, lives in outer space with his son Abra and their pets - Stella the star cat and Zodiac the space dog. When all four are busy elsewhere, two villains, B.L. Z'Bub and Klaw the Rat King, take off with the Cosmic pipe.

Starring: John Farnham, Jacki Weaver, Hayes Gordon, John Farnham ..
Directed by: Alexander Stitt
Release date: 1983-01-01
Best Fantasy Movies of 1983 : Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk

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


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

The Return of Captain Invincible

5.6/10 IMDB

In WWII, Captain Invincible used his superpowers against the Nazis and was hailed as a hero. But when he was accused of treason, he retired to Australia in disgrace. Cut to the present, when a US super secret super weapon is stolen and he's asked to come back to the States in order to help stop evil and restore his sterling reputation. Unfortunately, Captain Invincible is a drunk now...

Starring: Alan Arkin, Christopher Lee, Kate Fitzpatrick, Michael Pate, Graham Kennedy, Bill Hunter, Max Phipps, David Argue, Gus Mercurio, Noel Ferrier ..
Directed by: Philippe Mora
Release date: 1983-01-01


5.2/10 IMDB

Sigmund Freud's ghost advises a married New York psychiatrist in love with a patient.

Starring: Dudley Moore, Elizabeth McGovern, Alec Guinness, Christine Baranski, John Huston, Alan King, Wallace Shawn, Ron Silver, David Strathairn, Mark Blum ..
Directed by: Marshall Brickman
Release date: 1983-02-18
Best Fantasy Movies of 1983 : Hysterical


5.3/10 IMDB

Frederic Lansing is a writer who hopes to find inspiration while vacationing in Hellview, Oregon; however, the lighthouse in which he's staying is haunted by the ghost of Venetia, who had killed herself 100 years ago and now wants to use Lansing as a vessel for her dead husband, Captain Howdy. When Howdy's ghost starts killing people, two bumbling scientists are brought in to investigate the history of the lighthouse and solve the case.

Starring: Bill Hudson, Mark Hudson, Brett Hudson, Cindy Pickett, Richard Kiel, Julie Newmar, Robert Donner, Murray Hamilton, Clint Walker, Franklyn Ajaye ..
Directed by: Chris Bearde
Release date: 1983-07-29
Best Fantasy Movies of 1983 : The Nightingale

The Nightingale

6.7/10 IMDB

A kitchen maid and a nightingale help save an emperor with the power of song and friendship.

Starring: Mick Jagger, Bud Cort, Barbara Hershey, Edward James Olmos, Mako, Chao Li Chi, Keye Luke, Bobby Porter, Ji-Tu Cumbuka, Jerry Hall ..
Directed by: Ivan Passer
Release date: 1983-05-10
Best Fantasy Movies of 1983 : Somewhere, Tomorrow

Somewhere, Tomorrow

5.9/10 IMDB

Lori Anderson is trying to deal with the recent tragedy of her father's death. As Lori's mother moves on, Lori finds herself stuck, consumed by grief and anger. With the lingering feeling that something about her father's passing was not right, Lori turns to his journals for answers. The events that follow catapult Lori into a strange romance with a ghost, resulting in a mysterious journey.

Starring: Sarah Jessica Parker, Nancy Addison, Tom Shea, Rick Weber, Paul Bates, James Congdon, Kaylan Pickford, Bill Bonecutter, Melissa Reeves, Elisabeth Shue ..
Directed by: Robert Wiemer
Release date: 1983-01-01
Best Fantasy Movies of 1983 : The Prodigal Planet

The Prodigal Planet

4.5/10 IMDB

About to executed by the forces of the Antichrist, a fundamentalist Christian guerrilla is rescued by an Antichrist agent pretending to be a double agent for the Believers' Underground. The agent hopes to trick the Christian into leading her to the dissidents' hidden base. Meanwhile, Armageddon and the Second Coming draw nigh.

Starring: William Wellman Jr., Lynda Beatie, Terri Lynn Hall, Thom Rachford, Robert Chestnut, Cathy Wellman, Russ Doughten, Herb Brown, Herb Brown Jr., Ray Baxter ..
Directed by: Donald W. Thompson
Release date: 1983-01-01

Metalstorm: The Destruction of Jared-Syn

3.8/10 IMDB

A seeker named Dogen rescues Dhyana after her father is murdered by the evil Jared-Syn. To avenge her father's death, Dogen must find Jared-Syn's hideout in the mysterious "Lost City", but the only person who knows where it is an aging, burned-out seeker named Rhodes. Along the way, they will need to do battle against the hunter Baal and his Cyclopean minions for engaging Jared-Syn in a final encounter.

Starring: Jeffrey Byron, Michael Preston, Tim Thomerson, Kelly Preston, Richard Moll, R. David Smith, Larry Pennell, Marty Zagon, Mickey Fox, William Jones ..
Directed by: Charles Band
Release date: 1983-08-19

Stuck on You!

4.1/10 IMDB

A couple with marriage problems goes to Family Court, where a judge takes them back in time to view lovers through the ages.

Starring: Virginia Penta, Irwin Corey, Mark Mikulski, Denise Silbert, Julie Newdow, Barbie Kielian, Patricia Tallman ..
Directed by: Lloyd Kaufman, Michael Herz
Release date: 1983-01-01
Best Fantasy Movies of 1983 : Geek Maggot Bingo or The Freak from Suckweasel Mountain

Geek Maggot Bingo or The Freak from Suckweasel Mountain

3.4/10 IMDB

From the warped mind of underground auteur Nick Zedd comes this campy horrorfest that follows screwy scientist Dr. Frankenberry as he attempts to resurrect the dead, aided by his hunchbacked minion. Adding to the twisted fun are Donna Death as bloodsucking temptress Scumbalina, Richard Hell as punk-rock cowboy crooner the Rawhide Kid and Tyler Smith as Frankenberry’s monstrous two-headed creation, Formaldehyde Man.

Starring: Richard Hell, Brenda Bergman, Robert Andrews, Donna Death, John Zacherle ..
Directed by: Nick Zedd
Release date: 1983-04-01

The Tempest

8.3/10 IMDB

Exiled Prospero lives on a desolate island with his daughter, Miranda. When Prospero's usurping brother sails by the island, Prospero conjures a storm that wrecks the ship and changes all of their lives.

Starring: Len Cariou, Sharry Flett, Ian Deakin, Miles Potter, Colin Fox ..
Directed by: Herb Roland, John Hirsch
Release date: 1983-02-20
Best Fantasy Movies of 1983 : The Magic of Herself the Elf

The Magic of Herself the Elf

8.0/10 IMDB

Herself must stop an evil king from upsetting the balance of nature in this animated adventure.

Starring: Priscilla Lopez, Ellen Greene, Denny Dillon, Georgia Engel, Terri Hawkes, Jim Henshaw, Jerry Orbach, Susan Roman ..
Directed by: Raymond Jafelice
Release date: 1983-07-30
Best Fantasy Movies of 1983 : The Skin Horse

The Skin Horse

7.8/10 IMDB

An award-winning, ground-breaking TV documentary dealing sensitively with the topic of sex and intimacy within the disabled community.

Starring: Nabil Shaban ..
Directed by: Nigel Evans, John Samson
Release date: 1983-01-01

The Man Who Wasn't There

3.8/10 IMDB

A minor diplomatic functionary stumbles upon a formula for invisibility.

Starring: Steve Guttenberg, Lisa Langlois, Jeffrey Tambor, Art Hindle, Morgan Hart, Bruce Malmuth, Ivan Naranjo, Harold Ayer, Vincent Baggetta, Michelle Bauer ..
Directed by: Bruce Malmuth
Release date: 1983-08-12

Treasure of the Four Crowns

4.1/10 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
Best Fantasy Movies of 1983 : The Charmkins

The Charmkins

7.1/10 IMDB

The Charmkins is a television film based on an early 1980s toyline by Hasbro, which was broadcast on October 25, 1983.

Starring: Ben Vereen, Aileen Quinn, Sally Struthers, Ivy Austin, Martin Biersbach, Bob Kaliban, Lynn Lambert, Christopher Murney, Peter Waldren, Fredricka Weber ..
Directed by: Bob Richardson
Release date: 1983-10-25
Best Fantasy Movies of 1983 : Manimal


6.3/10 IMDB

Jonathan Chase is a British college professor at New York University who has the unusual ability to transform into any kind of animal he wants. He decides to use his power to assist the New York Police Department in solving unusual crimes, and in this series pilot, he teams up with cute cop Brooke and war buddy Ty to stop some terrorists from stealing a supply of toxic gas.

Starring: Simon MacCorkindale, Melody Anderson, Glynn Turman, Reni Santoni, Lloyd Bochner, Terry Kiser, Wynn Irwin, George Loros, Lara Parker, Ursula Andress ..
Directed by: Russ Mayberry
Release date: 1983-09-30
Best Fantasy Movies of 1983 : Blue Confessions

Blue Confessions

6.6/10 IMDB

Michelle is a freelance writer who is tasked with writing eight articles on sexual fantasies and secret desires. Completely upset because of his inability to even just start writing articles because of complete ignorance of the material, she suddenly hears a mysterious voice that speaks to her from the subconscious

Starring: Loni Sanders, Jesie St. James, Jennifer West, Serena, Kitty Shayne, Mimi Morgan, Marlene Munroe, Juliet Anderson, Patty Bridges, Hilda Kauffman ..
Directed by: T.T. Lord
Release date: 1983-01-01
Best Fantasy Movies of 1983 : Digital Dreams

Digital Dreams

6.1/10 IMDB

An amalgam of documentary and cinema verité, this movie outlines the life, loves and music of Rolling Stones bass guitarist Bill Wyman. After leaving the Stones in 1981, Wyman tried to establish his own separate musical identity, conveyed here through a stream of hallucinatory images and animated sequences.

Starring: Michaelina Lee, Bill Wyman, Astrid Lundstom, James Coburn, Richard O'Brien, Gerald Scarfe, Stanley Unwin, Desmond Askew, Stephen Wyman, Tony Kent ..
Directed by: Robert Dornhelm
Release date: 1983-01-01
Best Fantasy Movies of 1983 : The Magic Show

The Magic Show

5.8/10 IMDB

The Magic Show is a one-act musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and a book by Bob Randall. It starred magician Doug Henning. Produced by Edgar Lansbury, it opened on May 28, 1974 at the Cort Theatre in Manhattan, and ran for 1,920 performances, closing on December 31, 1978. Henning was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical and director Grover Dale was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical. In 2001, a filmed performance staged especially for the cameras in 1980, directed by Norman Campbell at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Toronto, was issued on DVD by Image Entertainment. This production, originally intended for cinema release, differed notably from the original Broadway production, with several of the most memorable songs, such as "West End Avenue" and "Solid Silver Platform Shoes", removed. Doug Henning reprised his original starring role, while Didi Conn co-starred as Cal.

Starring: Doug Henning, Didi Conn, Anita Morris, Jon Finlayson, Jack Creley, Anita Morris, Jack Creley ..
Directed by: Norman Campbell
Release date: 1983-03-03
Best Fantasy Movies of 1983 : The Personal Touch

The Personal Touch

5.2/10 IMDB

Shauna Grant and Bobby Hollander host an anthology film in which professional performers enact their most intimate fantasies. The difference is that The Personal Touch adds a new dimension to erotica by involving you, the viewer, in every scene - as if you were right there!

Starring: Shauna Grant, Sharon Mitchell, Paul Thomas, Ron Jeremy, Misty Dawn, Dominique, Blake Palmer, Jean Harlow, Bobby Hollander, Lance Kincaid ..
Directed by: Bobby Hollander
Release date: 1983-06-01

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