Best Romance Movies of 1982



7.4/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Jessica Lange, Teri Garr, Dabney Coleman, Charles Durning, Bill Murray, Sydney Pollack, George Gaynes, Geena Davis, Doris Belack ..
Directed by: Sydney Pollack
Release date: 1982-12-17


7.6/10 IMDB

A struggling female soprano finds work playing a male female impersonator, but it complicates her personal life.

Starring: Julie Andrews, James Garner, Robert Preston, Lesley Ann Warren, Alex Karras, John Rhys-Davies, Graham Stark, Malcolm Jamieson, Peter Arne, Sherloque Tanney ..
Directed by: Blake Edwards
Release date: 1982-04-25

Sophie's Choice

7.5/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline, Peter MacNicol, Rita Karin, Stephen D. Newman, Greta Turken, Josh Mostel, Marcell Rosenblatt, Moishe Rosenfeld, Robin Bartlett ..
Directed by: Alan J. Pakula
Release date: 1982-12-08

The Draughtsman's Contract

7.2/10 IMDB

A young artist is commissioned by the wife of a wealthy landowner to make a series of drawings of the estate while her husband is away.

Starring: Anthony Higgins, Janet Suzman, Dave Hill, Anne-Louise Lambert, Hugh Fraser, Neil Cunningham, David Meyer, Tony Meyer, Nicholas Amer, Suzan Crowley ..
Directed by: Peter Greenaway
Release date: 1982-11-12

An Officer and a Gentleman

7.0/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Richard Gere, Debra Winger, Louis Gossett Jr., David Keith, Robert Loggia, Lisa Blount, Lisa Eilbacher, Harold Sylvester, David Caruso, Grace Zabriskie ..
Directed by: Taylor Hackford
Release date: 1982-07-28

The Year of Living Dangerously

7.1/10 IMDB

Australian journalist Guy Hamilton travels to Indonesia to cover civil strife in 1965. There—on the eve of an attempted coup—he befriends a Chinese Australian photographer with a deep connection to and vast knowledge of the Indonesian people, and also falls in love with a British national.

Starring: Mel Gibson, Sigourney Weaver, Linda Hunt, Michael Murphy, Bill Kerr, Noel Ferrier, Bembol Roco, Paul Sonkkila, Domingo Landicho, Kuh Ledesma ..
Directed by: Peter Weir
Release date: 1982-12-17


7.0/10 IMDB

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

Starring: Michael Caine, Christopher Reeve, Dyan Cannon, Irene Worth, Henry Jones, Joe Silver, Tony DiBenedetto, Al LeBreton, Francis B. Creamer Jr., Stewart Klein ..
Directed by: Sidney Lumet
Release date: 1982-03-19

A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy

6.6/10 IMDB

A nutty inventor, his frustrated wife, a philosopher cousin, his much younger fiancée, a randy doctor, and a free-thinking nurse spend a summer weekend in and around a stunning - and possibly magical - country house.

Starring: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Julie Hagerty, Tony Roberts, Mary Steenburgen, José Ferrer, Moishe Rosenfeld, Adam Redfield, Timothy Jenkins, Michael Higgins ..
Directed by: Woody Allen
Release date: 1982-07-16

The Man from Snowy River

7.2/10 IMDB

Jim Craig has lived his first 18 years in the mountains of Australia on his father's farm. The death of his father forces him to go to the lowlands to earn enough money to get the farm back on its feet.

Starring: Tom Burlinson, Terence Donovan, Kirk Douglas, Tommy Dysart, Bruce Kerr, David Bradshaw, Sigrid Thornton, Jack Thompson, Tony Bonner, June Jago ..
Directed by: George T. Miller
Release date: 1982-03-25
Best Romance Movies of 1982 : For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide / When the Rainbow Is Enuf

For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide / When the Rainbow Is Enuf

8.0/10 IMDB

The powerful tales of seven diverse African-American women are woven together in this 1982 performance of Ntozake Shange's Obie Award-winning landmark play. A breakthrough portrayal of black women's experiences in America, the story combines music, poetry and dance to celebrate their unique culture while painting a poignant portrait of their terrible struggles.

Starring: Sarita Allen, Trazana Beverley, Laurie Carlos, Gregory T. Daniel, Jackie Davis, Pedro De Pool, Lisa Henley, Roger Hill, Brent Jennings, Charles Johnson ..
Directed by: Oz Scott
Release date: 1982-02-23

One from the Heart

6.5/10 IMDB

Hank and Frannie don't seem to be able to live together anymore. After a five-year relationship, lustful and dreamy Frannie leaves down-to-earth Hank on the anniversary of their relationship. Each one of them meets their dream mate, but as bright as they may seem, they are but a stage of lights and colors. Will true love prevail over a seemingly glamorous passion?

Starring: Teri Garr, Frederic Forrest, Raúl Juliá, Lainie Kazan, Harry Dean Stanton, Italia Coppola, Carmine Coppola, Nastassja Kinski, Tom Waits, Luana Anders ..
Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola
Release date: 1982-02-11
Best Romance Movies of 1982 : Taboo II

Taboo II

7.0/10 IMDB

The story of seduction continues from the Scott family to the McBride’s, where mother and son, brother and sister, father and daughter enter the perverse world of incestuous pleasures.

Starring: Dorothy LeMay, Honey Wilder, Kevin James, Eric Edwards, Kay Parker, Juliet Anderson, Tammy, Cara Lott, Crystal Dawn, Brooke Bennett ..
Directed by: ??????? ????????
Release date: 1982-05-03

The Scarlet Pimpernel

7.6/10 IMDB

During the French Revolution, a mysterious English nobleman known only as The Scarlet Pimpernel (a humble wayside flower), snatches French aristos from the jaws of the guillotine, while posing as the foppish Sir Percy Blakeney in society. Percy falls for and marries the beautiful actress Marguerite St. Just, but she is involved with Chauvelin and Robespierre, and Percy's marriage to her may endanger the Pimpernel's plans to save the little Dauphin

Starring: Anthony Andrews, Jane Seymour, Ian McKellen, James Villiers, Eleanor David, Malcolm Jamieson, Denis Lill, Ann Firbank, Richard Morant, Julian Fellowes ..
Directed by: Clive Donner
Release date: 1982-11-09

Silent Rage

5.4/10 IMDB

A mentally ill man in a small Texas town goes on a killing rampage and is fatally wounded by police. When doctors use an experimental serum to bring him back to life, the killer develops superhuman strength and the town sheriff must pursue him.

Starring: Chuck Norris, Ron Silver, Steven Keats, Toni Kalem, William Finley, Brian Libby, Stephen Furst, Stephanie Dunnam, Joyce Ingle, Jay De Plano ..
Directed by: Michael Miller
Release date: 1982-04-02

Shoot the Moon

6.8/10 IMDB

After fifteen years of marriage, an affluent couple divorce and take up with new partners.

Starring: Albert Finney, Diane Keaton, Karen Allen, Peter Weller, Dana Hill, Viveka Davis, Tracey Gold, Tina Yothers, George Murdock, O-Lan Jones ..
Directed by: Alan Parker
Release date: 1982-01-22

Making Love

6.9/10 IMDB

A perfect typical LA couple find their happily-ever-after life broken when Zach confronts his long-repressed attraction for other men.

Starring: Michael Ontkean, Harry Hamlin, Kate Jackson, Wendy Hiller, Arthur Hill, Nancy Olson, John Dukakis, Terry Kiser, Michael Dudikoff, Asher Brauner ..
Directed by: Arthur Hiller
Release date: 1982-02-12

Grease 2

4.5/10 IMDB

It's 1961, two years after the original Grease gang graduated, and there's a new crop of seniors and new members of the coolest cliques on campus, the Pink Ladies and T-Birds. Michael Carrington is the new kid in school - but he's been branded a brainiac. Can he fix up an old motorcycle, don a leather jacket, avoid a rumble with the leader of the T-Birds, and win the heart of Pink Lady Stephanie?

Starring: Maxwell Caulfield, Michelle Pfeiffer, Lorna Luft, Maureen Teefy, Pamela Adlon, Alison Price, Matt Lattanzi, Adrian Zmed, Peter Frechette, Christopher McDonald ..
Directed by: Patricia Birch
Release date: 1982-06-11


6.9/10 IMDB

A Sydney teen tries to make it as a rock singer, with help from her odd 14-year-old cousin.

Starring: Jo Kennedy, Ross O'Donovan, Margo Lee, Max Cullen, Melissa Jaffer, Pat Evison, John O'May, Dennis Miller, Norm Erskine, Phil Judd ..
Directed by: Gillian Armstrong
Release date: 1982-04-08
Best Romance Movies of 1982 : The Ballroom of Romance

The Ballroom of Romance

7.8/10 IMDB

A lonely farmer's daughter hopes to find love at the village ballroom.

Starring: Brenda Fricker, John Kavanagh, Cyril Cusack, Niall Toibin, Bríd Brennan, Mick Lally, Ingrid Craigie, Joe Pilkington, Pat Leavy, Robert Carrickford ..
Directed by: Pat O'Connor
Release date: 1982-01-01

Cannery Row

6.6/10 IMDB

Doc, who has just moved to Cannery Row, realizes that the only entertainment is the brothel. There he meets the spunky Suzy and they fall in love, giving them both a renewed chance at life.

Starring: Nick Nolte, Debra Winger, Audra Lindley, Frank McRae, M. Emmet Walsh, Tom Mahoney, John Malloy, James Keane, Sunshine Parker, Santos Morales ..
Directed by: David S. Ward
Release date: 1982-02-12
Best Romance Movies of 1982 : Cymbeline


7.0/10 IMDB

Cymbeline, the King of Britain, is angry that his daughter Imogen has chosen a poor (but worthy) man for her husband. So he banishes Posthumus, who goes to fight for Rome. Imogen (dressed as a boy) goes in search of her husband, who meanwhile has boasted to his pal Iachimo that Imogen would never betray him. And Iachimo's determined to prove him wrong.

Starring: Richard Johnson, Michael Pennington, Claire Bloom, Robert Lindsay, Helen Mirren, Michael Gough, Michael Hordern, John Kane, Hugh Thomas, Nicholas Young ..
Directed by: Elijah Moshinsky
Release date: 1982-12-20
Best Romance Movies of 1982 : Barefoot In the Park

Barefoot In the Park

7.9/10 IMDB

HBO Standing Room Only presentation of the 1981 stage revival. From the Neil Simon Book. New Yorkers Paul Bratter and Corie Bratter née Banks have just gotten married. He is a stuffed shirt just starting his career as a lawyer. She is an independently minded free spirit who prides herself on doing the illogical purely out of a sense of adventure

Starring: Richard Thomas, Bess Armstrong, Hans Conried, Barbara Barrie, James Cromwell, Dick Arnold ..
Directed by: Harvey Medlinsky
Release date: 1982-03-20

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

6.4/10 IMDB

Quasimodo, the hunchback bellringer of Notre Dame's cathedral, meets a beautiful gypsy dancer, Esmeralda, and falls in love with her. So does Quasimodo's guardian, the archdeacon of the cathedral, and a poor street poet. But Esmeralda's in love with a handsome soldier. When a mob mistakes her for a witch, it's up to Quasimodo to rescue her and claim sanctuary for her in the cathedral.

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Derek Jacobi, David Suchet, Lesley-Anne Down, John Gielgud, Tim Pigott-Smith, Robert Powell, Nigel Hawthorne, Rosalie Crutchley, David Kelly ..
Directed by: Michael Tuchner
Release date: 1982-02-02


6.4/10 IMDB

A sobering mid-life crisis fuels dissatisfaction in Philip Dimitrius, to the extent where the successful architect trades his marriage and career in for a spiritual exile on a remote Greek island where he hopes to conjure meaning into his life - trying the patience of his new girlfriend and angst-ridden teenage daughter.

Starring: John Cassavetes, Gena Rowlands, Susan Sarandon, Vittorio Gassman, Raúl Juliá, Molly Ringwald, Sam Robards, Paul Stewart, Jackie Gayle, Anthony Holland ..
Directed by: Paul Mazursky
Release date: 1982-08-13
Best Romance Movies of 1982 : Who Am I This Time?

Who Am I This Time?

7.6/10 IMDB

Harry is a shy hardware store employee. But whenever he takes a part in a local amateur theater production, he becomes the part completely--while on stage. Helene is new in town, a lonely itinerant telephone company employee. On a whim, she auditions for and gets the part of Stella to Harry's Stanley when the theater group performs A Streetcar Named Desire. Before anyone realizes the growing affection between Helene and Stanley, she falls deeply in love with the sexy brute, not knowing what the real man is like.

Starring: Christopher Walken, Susan Sarandon, Robert Ridgely, Dorothy Patterson, Caitlin Hart, Aaron Freeman, Mike Bacarella, Ron Parady ..
Directed by: Jonathan Demme
Release date: 1982-02-02
Best Romance Movies of 1982 : H.M.S. Pinafore

H.M.S. Pinafore

6.1/10 IMDB

The D'Oyly Carte production of the Gilbert and Sullivan operetta. Love blossoms between members of different social classes among a general lampooning of the British class system.

Starring: Peter Marshall, Frankie Howerd, Meryl Drower, Della Jones, Michael Bulman, Alan Watt, Gordon Sandison, Anne Mason, Douglas Fairbanks Jr. ..
Directed by: Rodney Greenberg, Michael Geliot
Release date: 1982-06-01
Best Romance Movies of 1982 : Author! Author!

Author! Author!

6.2/10 IMDB

A broadway playwright is burning the candle at both ends. He is dealing with pressure from a production nearing premiere, a wife who is leaving him, and 5 children 4 of which belong to her.

Starring: Al Pacino, Dyan Cannon, Tuesday Weld, Bob Dishy, Bob Elliott, Ray Goulding, Eric Gurry, Elva Josephson, B.J. Barie, Ari Meyers ..
Directed by: Arthur Hiller
Release date: 1982-06-18
Best Romance Movies of 1982 : Pippin


7.3/10 IMDB

The musical uses the premise of a mysterious performance troupe, led by a Leading Player, to tell the story of Pippin, a young prince on his search for meaning and significance. In 1981, a stage production of Pippin was videotaped for Canadian television. The stage production was directed by Kathryn Doby, Bob Fosse's dance captain for the original Broadway production, and David Sheehan directed the video adaptation, with Roger O. Hirson in charge of the music. Ben Vereen returned for the role of Leading Player, while William Katt played the role of Pippin. However, this version was a truncated adaptation and several sections of the play were cut. An extended version running 135 minutes is also available.

Starring: Ben Vereen, William Katt, Martha Raye, Chita Rivera, Benjamin Rayson, Lesley denniston, Christopher Chadman, Leslie Denniston, Carmine Rizzo, Joanie P. Oneill ..
Directed by: David Sheehan, Kathryn Doby
Release date: 1982-01-01
Best Romance Movies of 1982 : Brief Affair

Brief Affair

6.4/10 IMDB

Dance student Sinclair has a decision to make when her lover Rudy tells her he's leaving town.

Starring: Annette Haven, Bridgette Monet, Loni Sanders, Nicole Black, Lisa De Leeuw, Sharon Mitchell, David Cannon, Blair Harris, Paul Thomas, Mike Horner ..
Directed by: Ken Gibb
Release date: 1982-01-01
Best Romance Movies of 1982 : Crazy Girls

Crazy Girls

4.9/10 IMDB

The first sexual adventures of a young man, who goes to Paris and has fun with the hotel maids.

Starring: Jean-Pierre Armand, Mika Barthel, Désiré Bastareaud, Dany Berger, Annette Haven, Marilyn Jess, Gil Lagardère, Carole Piérac, Jesie St. James, Désiré Bastareaud ..
Directed by: Gérard Kikoïne, Alan Vydra
Release date: 1982-10-06
Best Romance Movies of 1982 : Lonely Hearts

Lonely Hearts

6.8/10 IMDB

In this offbeat comedy, an unlikely romance develops between a flamboyant, middle-aged piano tuner and an extremely timid office worker

Starring: Wendy Hughes, Norman Kaye, Julia Blake, Jonathan Hardy, Chris Haywood, Jon Finlayson, Irene Inescort, Vic Gordon, Ted Grove-Rogers, Ron Falk ..
Directed by: Paul Cox
Release date: 1982-11-01


4.8/10 IMDB

After their caravan is attacked and their respective families butchered by Arab marauders, teenagers David and Sarah flee across the desert. But the desert is filled with danger from the elements, animals and the unwholesome appetite of the Jackal, a sheik who wants Sarah for himself. However, the desert also holds temptation and love. David and Sarah hide out in an oasis and build a life for themselves, discovering each other in new ways.

Starring: Willie Aames, Phoebe Cates, Tuvia Tavi, Richard Curnock, Neil Vipond, Aviva Marks, Shoshana Duer, Jerry Rosen, Riki Halfon, Yosef Shiloach ..
Directed by: Stuart Gillard
Release date: 1982-03-12

P'tang, Yang, Kipperbang

7.1/10 IMDB

Summer, 1948. 14-year-old Alan has just three wishes: that there will be lasting peace, that England will win the Ashes, and that he will finally kiss classmate Ann. So when he's cast opposite her in a play that requires a kiss and England seem to be doing well in cricket, life couldn't be better.

Starring: John Albasiny, Abigail Cruttenden, Maurice Dee, Mark Brailsford, Christopher Karallis, Frances Ruffelle, Robert Urquhart, Alison Steadman, Peter Dean, Garry Cooper ..
Directed by: Michael Apted
Release date: 1982-11-03

Summer Lovers

5.7/10 IMDB

Michael Pappas and his girlfriend, Cathy, are enjoying the white sand beaches of a Greek island as well as the freewheeling nature of the locals. When Michael meets Lina, who is in Greece from Paris doing archaeological work, he is enamored with the beautiful foreigner. Cathy, unhappy about Lina getting close to Michael, confronts the woman -- only to be unexpectedly wooed by her charms as well.

Starring: Peter Gallagher, Daryl Hannah, Valérie Quennessen, Barbara Rush, Carole Cook, Hans van Tongeren, Lydia Lenossi, Vladimiros Kiriakidis, Carlos Rodríguez Ramos, Rika Dialina ..
Directed by: Randal Kleiser
Release date: 1982-07-16
Best Romance Movies of 1982 : Roommates


6.5/10 IMDB

Billie is an advertising executive with a secret past she can’t seem to leave behind. Joan is a hopeful young actress looking for the right part and the right guy. Sherry is a model whose whirlwind lifestyle is catching up with her.

Starring: Samantha Fox, Veronica Hart, Kelly Nichols, Jamie Gillis, Gloria Leonard, Jerry Butler, Bobby Astyr, Jack Wrangler, Adam de Haven, Cami Graham ..
Directed by: Chuck Vincent
Release date: 1982-04-23
Best Romance Movies of 1982 : A Shocking Accident

A Shocking Accident

7.0/10 IMDB

A Shocking Accident is a 1982 British short comedy film directed by James Scott, based on Graham Greene's short story by the same name. About a boy whose father is killed in Naples, when a pig falls on him as a balcony collapses. The incident haunts the boy through his later life until he meets a girl who understands his side of the story. The film won an Oscar at the 55th Academy Awards for Best Live Action Short and was nominated for BAFTA in 1983.

Starring: Rupert Everett, Jenny Seagrove, Barbara Hicks, Benjamin Whitrow, Tim Seely, Richenda Carey, Sophie Ward, Sarah Elliott, Daniel Chatto ..
Directed by: James Scott
Release date: 1982-10-01
Best Romance Movies of 1982 : Best Friends

Best Friends

5.5/10 IMDB

When a professional couple, who have lived and worked together for many years, finally decide to marry, their sudden betrothal causes many unexpected difficulties. They soon find that being married is often quite different from being "best friends."

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Goldie Hawn, Jessica Tandy, Barnard Hughes, Audra Lindley, Keenan Wynn, Ron Silver, Richard Libertini, Joan Pringle, Valerie Curtin ..
Directed by: Norman Jewison
Release date: 1982-12-17


6.7/10 IMDB

A backwoods, illiterate young woman from Arkansas battles to regain custody of her son from her estranged husband who feels she is an unfit mother. In the process, she falls in love with a struggling musician who helps her cause.

Starring: Burton Cummings, Paul Sorvino, Don Johnson, Donann Cavin, Jamie Dick, Trudy Young, Glynnis O'Connor ..
Directed by: Rex Bromfield
Release date: 1982-02-12
Best Romance Movies of 1982 : Love Child

Love Child

5.7/10 IMDB

It's an extraordinarily touching true-story about Terry Jean Moore, the determined, independent and young woman who is imprisoned for 7 years on account of a "five dollar" robbery. In the prison she will be pregnant by a jailer and she has to fight for bear and keep her child.

Starring: Amy Madigan, Beau Bridges, Mackenzie Phillips, Albert Salmi, Joanna Merlin, Margaret Whitton, Lewis Smith, Dennis Lipscomb, Anna Maria Horsford, Michael Shane ..
Directed by: Larry Peerce
Release date: 1982-10-15

Cane River

6.7/10 IMDB

Set in Louisiana, the film is a romantic drama that examines the social and financial inequality faced by Black people in the region.

Starring: Tommye Myrick, Richard Romain, Barbara Tasker, Ilunga Adell, Lloyd La Cour, Carol Sutton, Stephen Severin ..
Directed by: Horace B. Jenkins
Release date: 1982-10-14
Best Romance Movies of 1982 : The Royal Romance of Charles and Diana

The Royal Romance of Charles and Diana

5.5/10 IMDB

The second Charles and Diana movie, with two virtual unknowns in the leads: Christopher Baines had acted on the British stage and on the BBC, but Catherine Oxenberg, a U.S.-born, British-raised professional model, here made her acting debut. Of particular interest was the casting of Dana Wynter as Queen Elizabeth, Stewart Granger as Prince Philip, Olivia de Havilland as the Queen Mother, and Ray Milland as a general factotum around the Palace.

Starring: Catherine Oxenberg, Christopher Baines, Olivia de Havilland, Dana Wynter, Ray Milland, Stewart Granger, Barbara Caruso, Holland Taylor, George Martin, John Hadden ..
Directed by: Peter Levin
Release date: 1982-09-20

The Pirate Movie

5.3/10 IMDB

A comedy/musical utilizing both new songs and parodies from the original (Gilbert and Sullivan's Pirates of Penzance), as well as references to popular films of the time, including Star Wars and Raiders of the Lost Ark. In your typical boy meets girl, boy loses girl, boy fights girl with swords plot, the story revolves around Mabel ...

Starring: Kristy McNichol, Christopher Atkins, Ted Hamilton, Bill Kerr, Maggie Kirkpatrick, Kate Ferguson, Rhonda Burchmore, Linda Nagle ..
Directed by: Ken Annakin
Release date: 1982-08-06
Best Romance Movies of 1982 : Humongous


4.8/10 IMDB

The monstrous offspring of a violent crime grows up in seclusion on a remote island, where a boat-full of hapless teens have shipwrecked, unaware of what's lurking in the woods.

Starring: Janet Julian, David Wallace, John Wildman, Janit Baldwin, Joy Boushel, Layne Coleman, Shay Garner, Page Fletcher, John McFadyen ..
Directed by: Paul Lynch
Release date: 1982-06-11

Piranha II: The Spawning

3.8/10 IMDB

A scuba diving instructor, her biochemist boyfriend, and her police chief ex-husband try to link a series of bizarre deaths to a mutant strain of piranha fish whose lair is a sunken freighter ship off a Caribbean island resort.

Starring: Tricia O'Neil, Steve Marachuk, Lance Henriksen, Ricky Paull Goldin, Ted Richert, Leslie Graves, Carole Davis, Connie Lynn Hadden, Arnie Ross, Tracey Berg ..
Directed by: James Cameron, Ovidio G. Assonitis, Miller Drake
Release date: 1982-08-14

Help Wanted: Male

6.6/10 IMDB

An unmarried career woman decides she wants a baby and finds a suitable partner, a sportswriter working for the magazine she publishes. After she maneuvers him into proposing marriage to her, she learns that he happens to be sterile.

Starring: Suzanne Pleshette, Gil Gerard, Bert Convy, Dana Elcar, Harold Gould, Caren Kaye, Ed Nelson, Hank Brandt, Diana Chesney, Noel Conlon ..
Directed by: William Wiard
Release date: 1982-01-16

Liar's Moon

5.8/10 IMDB

In East Texas, the summer after high school, Jack falls in love with Ginny, the daughter of the town's banker (Jack's mom's high school sweetheart). Ginny's been at boarding school; she's headed for Vassar. Over her father's strenuous objections, she spends time with Jack. At summer's end, Jack and Ginny elope to Louisiana (where 17-year-olds can marry without their parents' permission), and he gets a job in the oil fields. Her dad hires a menacing private eye to find them, Ginny's pregnant, her town doctor gives her horrible news, and Jack's mom has her own agenda. It seems that Jack and Ginny have grown up under a liar's moon. What will these sweethearts do?

Starring: Matt Dillon, Cindy Fisher, Christopher Connelly, Hoyt Axton, Margaret Blye, Susan Tyrrell, Yvonne De Carlo, Broderick Crawford, Molly McCarthy, Tiffany Strettner ..
Directed by: David Fisher
Release date: 1982-01-15
Best Romance Movies of 1982 : Till Death Do Us Part

Till Death Do Us Part

5.0/10 IMDB

Three troubled couples attend a two day marital retreat in hopes of saving their marriages. Unbeknownst to them, their psychiatrist is not who they think he is.

Starring: Matt Craven, Jack Creley, Helen Hughes, Claude Jutra, James Keach ..
Directed by: Timothy Bond
Release date: 1982-06-18
Best Romance Movies of 1982 : Anticipation


5.0/10 IMDB

Erotic intrigue comes to a full boil in this story of two brothers who find themselves in a sticky situation when they begin lusting after each other's wives.

Starring: Sheila Parks, Jesse Adams, Serena, Joey Silvera, Karo Akamoto, Robin Sane, Jon Martin, Dan T. Mann, Laurien Dominique, Herschel Savage ..
Directed by: Carlos Tobalina
Release date: 1982-07-16
Best Romance Movies of 1982 : Computercide


4.9/10 IMDB

The year is 1995 and Michael Stringer is the only private eye left on Earth. One day, he is assigned by a woman to investigate Eden Isle, a complex for people who want a perfect life started by an industrialist named Korter. Interestingly, Korter is found on a beach and is 20 years younger than he was before. When he gets into the complex, he is caught in a web of mystery.

Starring: Joe Cortese, Susan George, Donald Pleasence, David Huddleston, Liam Sullivan, Roger Cudney, William Benedict ..
Directed by: Robert Michael Lewis
Release date: 1982-08-01
Best Romance Movies of 1982 : Foxfire Light

Foxfire Light

4.6/10 IMDB

A spoiled rich girl used to getting her way comes up against a rancher who won't be intimidated by her.

Starring: Tippi Hedren, Faye Grant, Leslie Nielsen, Barry Van Dyke, Lara Parker ..
Directed by: Allen Baron
Release date: 1982-01-01

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