Best Romance Movies of 1983


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


6.2/10 IMDB

Alex Owens, a teen juggling between two odd jobs, aspires to become a successful ballet dancer. Nick, who is her boss and lover, supports and encourages her to fulfil her dream.

Starring: Jennifer Beals, Michael Nouri, Lilia Skala, Kyle T. Heffner, Sunny Johnson, Philip Bruns, Micole Mercurio, Cynthia Rhodes, Lee Ving, Ron Karabatsos ..
Directed by: Adrian Lyne
Release date: 1983-04-14

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


6.6/10 IMDB

Rebbe Mendel is a single father who teaches the Talmud, a sacred text of Judaism, to the boys of his small Polish town. Behind closed doors, he also instructs his daughter, Yentl, despite the fact that girls are forbidden to study religious scripture. When Yentl's father dies, she still has a strong desire to learn about her faith -- so she disguises herself as a male, enrolls in a religious school, and unexpectedly finds love along the way.

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Mandy Patinkin, Amy Irving, Nehemiah Persoff, Steven Hill, Miriam Margolyes, Ian Sears, Allan Corduner, Lynda Baron, David de Keyser ..
Directed by: Barbra Streisand
Release date: 1983-11-18

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

Tender Mercies

7.3/10 IMDB

Alchoholic former country singer Mac Sledge makes friends with a young widow and her son. The friendship enables him to find inspiration to resume his career.

Starring: Robert Duvall, Tess Harper, Betty Buckley, Wilford Brimley, Ellen Barkin, Allan Hubbard, Lenny Von Dohlen, Paul Gleason, Michael Crabtree, Norman Bennett ..
Directed by: Bruce Beresford
Release date: 1983-04-02

All the Right Moves

5.9/10 IMDB

Sensitive study of a headstrong high school football star who dreams of getting out of his small Western Pennsylvania steel town with a football scholarship. His equally ambitious coach aims at a college position, resulting in a clash which could crush the player's dreams.

Starring: Tom Cruise, Craig T. Nelson, Lea Thompson, Charles Cioffi, Gary Graham, Paul Carafotes, Chris Penn, Sandy Faison, James A. Baffico, Mel Winkler ..
Directed by: Michael Chapman
Release date: 1983-10-21
Best Romance Movies of 1983 : Little House: Look Back to Yesterday

Little House: Look Back to Yesterday

7.7/10 IMDB

Albert Quinn Ingalls wants to be a doctor. But soon he discovers that he is fatally ill. He decides to spend the rest of his life in Walnut Grove. Meanwhile children from school are preparing for their traditional climbing of the mountain.

Starring: Melissa Gilbert, Dean Butler, Richard Bull, Victor French, Jonathan Gilbert, Allison Balson, Leslie Landon, Henry Brandon, Michael Landon, Matthew Labyorteaux ..
Directed by: Victor French
Release date: 1983-12-12


5.9/10 IMDB

Jesse has to get out of Las Vegas quickly and steals a car to drive to L.A. On the way, he shoots a police officer. When he makes it to L.A. he stays with Monica, a girl he has only known for a few days. As the film progresses, the police get closer to him, and the crimes escalate.

Starring: Richard Gere, Valérie Kaprisky, Art Metrano, John P. Ryan, William Tepper, Robert Dunn, Garry Goodrow, Lisa Jane Persky, James Hong, Waldemar Kalinowski ..
Directed by: Jim McBride
Release date: 1983-05-13
Best Romance Movies of 1983 : The Scarlet and the Black

The Scarlet and the Black

7.5/10 IMDB

Fr. Hugh O'Flaherty is a Vatican official in 1943-45 who has been hiding downed pilots, escaped prisoners of war, and Italian resistance families. His diplomatic status in a Catholic country prevents Colonel Kappler from openly arresting him, but O'Flaherty's activities become so large that the Nazi's decide to assassinate him the next time he leaves the Vatican. O'Flaherty continues his work in a variety of disguises. Based on a true story. Written by John Vogel

Starring: Gregory Peck, Christopher Plummer, Kenneth Colley, Barbara Bouchet, Olga Karlatos, John Gielgud, Raf Vallone, Walter Gotell, Julian Holloway, Michael Byrne ..
Directed by: Jerry London
Release date: 1983-02-02
Best Romance Movies of 1983 : Lianna


6.9/10 IMDB

Lianna's life is a succession of domestic errands and boring faculty parties, however her heaviest cross to bear is dealing with her waning marriage to Dick. In order to find intellectual stimulus, Lianna takes a college extension child-psychology course taught by Ruth. When Lianna catches Dick having an affair with a young coed, she finds comfort and eventually true love in the arms of Ruth. However, this comes with a price as everything in her life is turned upside down.

Starring: Linda Griffiths, Jane Hallaren, Jon DeVries, Mary Jo Henderson, Jessica Wight MacDonald, Jesse Solomon, John Sayles, Stephen Mendillo, Betsy Julia Robinson, Nancy Mette ..
Directed by: John Sayles
Release date: 1983-01-19

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, David Hatton, Tim Bentinck, Mike Grady, Andrew Paul ..
Directed by: Wilford Leach
Release date: 1983-02-18
Best Romance Movies of 1983 : Cross Creek

Cross Creek

6.9/10 IMDB

In the 1930s, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings moves to Florida's backwaters to write in peace. She feels bothered by affectionate men, editors and confused neighbors, but soon she connects and writes The Yearling, a classic of American literature.

Starring: Mary Steenburgen, Rip Torn, Peter Coyote, Dana Hill, Alfre Woodard, Ike Eisenmann, Cary Guffey, Toni Hudson, Jay O. Sanders, Malcolm McDowell ..
Directed by: Martin Ritt
Release date: 1983-09-21

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
Best Romance Movies of 1983 : Reuben, Reuben

Reuben, Reuben

6.8/10 IMDB

A drunken Scottish poet who has not written a word in years feels compelled to regain control of his life and work after meeting a beautiful young woman.

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

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

Heat and Dust

6.5/10 IMDB

Anne is investigating the life of her grand-aunt Olivia, whose destiny has always been shrouded with scandal. As Anne delves into the history of her grand-aunt, she is led to reconsider her own life.

Starring: Greta Scacchi, Christopher Cazenove, Julian Glover, Susan Fleetwood, Patrick Godfrey, Jennifer Kendal, Shashi Kapoor, Madhur Jaffrey, Nickolas Grace, Barry Foster ..
Directed by: James Ivory
Release date: 1983-01-01
Best Romance Movies of 1983 : Touched


5.8/10 IMDB

Two mental patients in an institution fall in love and plan to escape in the search of a normal life.

Starring: Robert Hays, Kathleen Beller, Ned Beatty, Gilbert Lewis, Lyle Kessler, Farnham Scott, Meg Myles, Mady Kaplan, E. Brian Dean, Victoria Boothby ..
Directed by: John Flynn
Release date: 1983-10-01

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
Best Romance Movies of 1983 : Init sa Magdamag

Init sa Magdamag

8.3/10 IMDB

About a woman who changes personality to please the man she's with, and about the man who brings her sexuality to full bloom.

Starring: Lorna Tolentino, Joel Torre, Dindo Fernando, Anita Linda, Leo Martinez, Wendy Villarica, Bebong Osorio, Ding Salvador, Franklin Llamas, Remy Novales ..
Directed by: Laurice Guillen
Release date: 1983-09-22

High School U.S.A.

5.5/10 IMDB

Set in a senior high school class, J.J. pursues the girlfriend of a rival from a higher clique which culminates in a race at the end of the movie between the two rivals in this light comedy.

Starring: Crystal Bernard, Michael J. Fox, Nancy McKeon, Todd Bridges, Angela Cartwright, Bob Denver, Anthony Edwards, Crispin Glover, Dwayne Hickman, Lauri Hendler ..
Directed by: Rod Amateau
Release date: 1983-10-16

The Honorary Consul

5.7/10 IMDB

Set in a small politically unstable Latin American country, the story follows the half English and half Latino Dr. Eduardo Plarr, who left his home to find a better life. Along the way he meets an array of people, including British Consul Charley Fortnum, a representative in Latin America who is trying to keep Revolution from occurring. He is also a remorseful alcoholic. Another person the doctor meets is Clara, whom he immediately falls in love with, but there is a problem: Clara is Charley's wife.

Starring: Richard Gere, Bob Hoskins, Elpidia Carrillo, Joaquim de Almeida, A Martinez, Michael Caine, Stephanie Cotsirilos, Domingo Ambriz, Eric Valdez, Nicolás Jasso ..
Directed by: John Mackenzie
Release date: 1983-09-30
Best Romance Movies of 1983 : Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty

6.8/10 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

My Tutor

5.2/10 IMDB

High school senior Bobby Chrystal fails his French class, which will block him from entering Yale. His rich, authoritarian father hires an attractive 29-year-old to tutor Bobby over the summer and help him pass a make-up exam. While Bobby's friends lead him away into strange excursions aimed at losing their virginity, Bobby finds all the extracurricular activities he needs with his new tutor.

Starring: Caren Kaye, Matt Lattanzi, Kevin McCarthy, Clark Brandon, Bruce Bauer, Arlene Golonka, Crispin Glover, Amber Denyse Austin, Graem McGavin, John Vargas ..
Directed by: George Bowers
Release date: 1983-03-04
Best Romance Movies of 1983 : The Playgirl

The Playgirl

7.2/10 IMDB

Laura Bond, the spoiled socialite wife of a publishing tycoon, spends her time having trysts with the up and coming artists she sponsors. Things get serious when she falls in love with an aspiring writer who works for her husband.

Starring: Veronica Hart, Tiffany Clark, Samantha Fox, Sharon Kane, Merle Michaels, Robert Kerman, Bobby Astyr, Candida Royalle ..
Directed by: Roberta Findlay
Release date: 1983-04-19

The Man Who Loved Women

5.2/10 IMDB

A womanizing sculptor seeks help from a psychiatrist to cure him of his obsession with women.

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Julie Andrews, Kim Basinger, Marilu Henner, Cynthia Sikes, Jennifer Edwards, Sela Ward, Ellen Bauer, Denise Crosby, Tracy Vaccaro ..
Directed by: Blake Edwards
Release date: 1983-12-18
Best Romance Movies of 1983 : In Love

In Love

7.6/10 IMDB

A married man has an affair one weekend with a woman who he meets in Florida. Twenty years pass, and they both continue to think of each other, but have no contact. Then when the man sees the woman's picture on a book jacket, he decided to find her again.

Starring: Jerry Butler, Kelly Nichols, Jack Wrangler, Tish Ambrose, Michael Knight, Joanna Storm, Samantha Fox, Dan Stephens, Rachel Ashley, Michael Bruce ..
Directed by: Chuck Vincent
Release date: 1983-11-01
Best Romance Movies of 1983 : The Two Gentlemen of Verona

The Two Gentlemen of Verona

6.5/10 IMDB

Two great friends leave Verona for Milan, Valentine with great enthusiasm and Proteus unwillingly, as he will have to leave his recently-betrothered Julia. Valentine soon falls in love with Silvia, daughter of the Duke of Milan, but then Proteus meets the captivating Silvia... and he too becomes besotted.

Starring: John Hudson, Tyler Butterworth, Frank Barrie, Tessa Peake-Jones, Hetta Charnley, Nicholas Kaby, Michael Byrne, John Woodnutt, Joanne Pearce, Tony Haygarth ..
Directed by: Don Taylor
Release date: 1983-12-27
Best Romance Movies of 1983 : Rage of Angels

Rage of Angels

6.0/10 IMDB

Based on Sidney Sheldon's novel. A young assistant district attorney is used by a ruthless attorney 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.

Starring: Jaclyn Smith, Ken Howard, Kevin Conway, Armand Assante, Ronald Hunter, Joseph Wiseman, George Coe, Deborah May, John Glover, Wesley Addy ..
Directed by: Buzz Kulik
Release date: 1983-02-19
Best Romance Movies of 1983 : Sahara


4.9/10 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

Table for Five

6.1/10 IMDB

J.P. Tannen (Jon Voight) wants a second chance to be a father to his children ... but someone else has taken his place. Determined not to just be a friendly 'uncle' in their lives, he gets permission from his ex-wife Kathleen (Millie Perkins) and her new husband (Richard Crenna) to take the kids on a Mediterranean cruise. On the journey he comes to realise it's not that easy and, feeling overwhelmed, begins to doubt his abilities until a tragedy back home forces him to become the father he always hoped to be.

Starring: Jon Voight, Millie Perkins, Marie-Christine Barrault, Richard Crenna, Roxana Zal, Son Hoang Bui, Robby Kiger, Kevin Costner ..
Directed by: Rob Lieberman
Release date: 1983-02-18
Best Romance Movies of 1983 : Spring Break

Spring Break

4.9/10 IMDB

Two sets of two college guys spend a spring break together in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. There they have lots of fun in and out of the sun.

Starring: David Knell, Perry Lang, Paul Land, Steve Bassett, Jayne Modean, Corinne Wahl, Richard B. Shull, Jessica James, Daniel Faraldo, Donald Symington ..
Directed by: Sean S. Cunningham
Release date: 1983-03-25

Can She Bake A Cherry Pie?

5.6/10 IMDB

Zee is walking up and down Manhattan streets, talking to herself and to the husband who has just left her. At a sidewalk café she runs into Eli, and a very unlikely, funny and touching relationship develops between two lost souls in the big city.

Starring: Karen Black, Larry David, Michael Emil, Michael Margotta, Frances Fisher, Martin Harvey Friedberg, Anna Raviv, Robert Hallak, Daniel W. Fitzgerald, George Bacon ..
Directed by: Henry Jaglom
Release date: 1983-09-10
Best Romance Movies of 1983 : Electric Blue 11

Electric Blue 11

6.3/10 IMDB

Framing the erotic vignettes in this entry is "Taking Off With Kitten Natividad," which is set aboard Electric Airways flight #11, a new airline hoping to cut out the competition with unique in-flight entertainment of a sexual nature. Stewardesses Kim (Michelle Bauer) and Sandy (Lois Ayres) help Kitten give the passengers a flight to remember. First issued in the UK as Electric Blue 11, this was titled Electric Blue 5 for the later U.S. release.

Starring: Kitten Natividad, Michelle Bauer, Lois Ayres, Seka, Shauna Grant, Julia Parton, Nastassja Kinski ..
Directed by: Adam Cole
Release date: 1983-08-01

Love Letters

5.9/10 IMDB

After discovering a box of old love letters sent to her mother by a mysterious stranger, Anna, a young radio deejay, begins a torrid affair with a married man. Burning attraction brings them together, but the reality does not come close to the passion expressed in the letters.

Starring: Jamie Lee Curtis, Bonnie Bartlett, Matt Clark, James Keach, Amy Madigan, Bud Cort, Daniel Will-Harris, Philip Coccioletti, Larry Cedar, Michael Villella ..
Directed by: Amy Holden Jones
Release date: 1983-04-01

Independence Day

6.5/10 IMDB

Mary Ann Taylor loves the comforts of her hometown in Mercury, Texas. She has a steady job as a waitress in her father's diner, yet she can't help but feel unfulfilled by a life of pouring coffee and grilling hamburgers. Mary Ann's real passion is photography, but pursuing her dream of becoming a photographer means leaving Mercury behind.

Starring: Kathleen Quinlan, David Keith, Dianne Wiest, Cliff DeYoung, Frances Sternhagen, Josef Sommer, Bert Remsen, Richard Farnsworth, Anne Haney, Noble Willingham ..
Directed by: Robert Mandel
Release date: 1983-01-21
Best Romance Movies of 1983 : Man of Flowers

Man of Flowers

7.2/10 IMDB

An eccentric elderly man tries to enjoy the three things in life that he considers real beauty: collecting art, collecting flowers, and watching pretty women undress.

Starring: Norman Kaye, Alyson Best, Chris Haywood, Werner Herzog, Victoria Eagger, Sarah Walker, Hilary Kelly ..
Directed by: Paul Cox
Release date: 1983-09-22
Best Romance Movies of 1983 : Svengali


5.9/10 IMDB

An old singer coaches a young woman whom he believes will be the next singing sensation. As she starts off with her career, their bond gets stronger. An adaptation of George L. Du Maurier's novel "Trilby"

Starring: Peter O'Toole, Jodie Foster, Elizabeth Ashley, Larry Joshua, Barbara Bryne, Pamela Blair, Robin Thomas, Madeleine Potter, Holly Hunter, Stuart Charno ..
Directed by: Anthony Harvey
Release date: 1983-03-09


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

Saigon: Year Of The Cat

5.7/10 IMDB

The year is 1974, and Barbara Dean (Judi Dench), a British assistant manager in a foreign bank in Saigon, begins a relationship with American Bob Chesneau (Frederic Forrest). She quickly realises that he works for the CIA and he knows that the fall of South Vietnam is very near.

Starring: Judi Dench, Frederic Forrest, Chic Murray, E.G. Marshall, Josef Sommer, Wallace Shawn, Roger Rees, Clarke Peters, Bob Sherman, Manning Redwood ..
Directed by: Stephen Frears
Release date: 1983-11-29

A Night in Heaven

4.2/10 IMDB

Faye Hanlon is a community-college professor with an emotionally depressed husband and an abundance of sexual frustration. Her sister drags her to a male strip-club for a girls-night out, where she discovers that one of the dancers is her failing student Rick Monroe, a.k.a. "Ricky the Rocket". A heated affair between teacher & student ensues, as Faye struggles to reconcile her emotions and make consequential life choices: Continue her lustful sessions with the studly-but-shallow teen stripper? Or break it off with Ricky & work to salvage her marriage to the loving-but-distant husband?

Starring: Christopher Atkins, Lesley Ann Warren, Robert Logan, Deney Terrio, Deborah Rush, Carrie Snodgress, Joseph Gian, Linda Lee Cadwell, Sandra Beall, Alix Elias ..
Directed by: John G. Avildsen
Release date: 1983-11-18
Best Romance Movies of 1983 : Rage of Angels

Rage of Angels

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

Fanny Hill

5.2/10 IMDB

Happily engaged to her handsome fiance, Charles, Fanny is soon hit with one misfortune after another until she is forced to become a prostitute to survive. This is the story, with many erotic asides, of her struggle to regain her pride in herself and find happiness in life once again.

Starring: Lisa Foster, Oliver Reed, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Shelley Winters, Alfred Marks, Paddie O'Neill, Barry Stokes, Maria Harper, Vicki Scott, Susie Silvey ..
Directed by: Gerry O'Hara
Release date: 1983-01-01

Romantic Comedy

5.3/10 IMDB

Jason Carmichael is a popular New York City playwright in desperate need of a new writing partner who can provide him with inspiration. Phoebe Craddock is a small-town teacher who aspires to be a writer.

Starring: Dudley Moore, Mary Steenburgen, Frances Sternhagen, Janet Eilber, Robyn Douglass, Ron Leibman, Rozsika Halmos, Alexander Lockwood, Erica Hiller, Sean Patrick Guérin ..
Directed by: Arthur Hiller
Release date: 1983-10-07
Best Romance Movies of 1983 : Girls of the White Orchid

Girls of the White Orchid

5.1/10 IMDB

In Los Angeles, naive and lonely waitress and aspirant singer Carol finds an advertisement for a job opportunity in Tokyo. Traveling to Japan to work at the White Orchid nightclub, she discovers the scheme of prostitution in the club that belongs to Yakuza. Alone, without money and her passport, she is protected by Shiro, but pressed by the managers Madame Mori and her husband Hatanaka to be receptive to client's proposals.

Starring: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Ann Jillian, Thomas Byrd, Mako, Carolyn Seymour, Richard Narita, Soon-Tek Oh, Yvonne McCord, Philip Charles MacKenzie, Leslie Wing ..
Directed by: Jonathan Kaplan
Release date: 1983-11-28
Best Romance Movies of 1983 : William Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew

William Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew

6.3/10 IMDB

The swaggering Petruchio agrees to marry the spitting hellcat, Katherine.

Starring: Karen Austin, Franklyn Seales, Bruce Davison, Larry Drake, Jeremy Lawrence, Kay E. Kuter, Nathan Adler ..
Directed by: John Allison
Release date: 1983-02-06


5.2/10 IMDB

Nightmares of the past haunt the beautiful, mysterious Olivia, a London resident who begins a passionate affair with American businessman Mike. Trapped in a loveless marriage and traumatized by memories of her mother's brutal murder, Olivia hopes her lover will offer a chance at a new life. However, ghostly voices and brutal murders ignite a fiendish, twist-filled story of double identities, deception, and erotic terror.

Starring: Suzanna Love, Robert Walker Jr., Jeff Winchester, Amy Robinson, Bibbe Hansen, Nicholas Love, Ulli Lommel, Amy Robinson, Kenneth Robert Shippy, Michael Evans ..
Directed by: Ulli Lommel
Release date: 1983-03-01
Best Romance 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

Making of a Male Model

5.8/10 IMDB

Kay Dillon, a successful modeling agent, meets the young and handsome ranch hand Tyler Burnett in Nevada. She can't help but notice his incredible good looks and invites him to move to New York and start working for her as a male model. Burnett accepts the invitation and goes to New York to start his modeling career. But Tyler longs for more in life: a woman to love and his own ranch. Can he remain the biggest male model in the industry, and still get his heart's desires? Is Kay the woman to give all that to him?

Starring: Joan Collins, Jon-Erik Hexum, Kevin McCarthy, Roxie Roker, Arte Johnson, Ted McGinley, Jeff Conaway, Jennifer Edwards, Andrea Howard, Kimberly Foster ..
Directed by: Irving J. Moore
Release date: 1983-10-09

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