Best Science Fiction Movies of 1982


The Thing

8.2/10 IMDB

A team of American scientists investigate the empty, destroyed base of their Norwegian counterparts in Antarctica, only to discover a terrifying life force that can take the form of its prey.

Starring: Kurt Russell, Keith David, Wilford Brimley, Donald Moffat, Richard Dysart, Charles Hallahan, T.K. Carter, David Clennon, Peter Maloney, Richard Masur ..
Directed by: John Carpenter
Release date: 1982-06-25

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

7.9/10 IMDB

After a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, the being is discovered and befriended by a young boy named Elliott. Bringing the extraterrestrial into his suburban California house, Elliott introduces E.T., as the alien is dubbed, to his brother and his little sister, Gertie, and the children decide to keep its existence a secret. Soon, however, E.T. falls ill, resulting in government intervention and a dire situation for both Elliott and the alien.

Starring: Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore, Robert MacNaughton, Dee Wallace, Peter Coyote, Erika Eleniak, Sean Frye, C. Thomas Howell, K.C. Martel, David M. O'Dell ..
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Release date: 1982-06-11

Blade Runner

8.1/10 IMDB

In the smog-choked dystopian Los Angeles of 2019, blade runner Rick Deckard is called out of retirement to terminate a quartet of replicants who have escaped to Earth seeking their creator for a way to extend their short life spans.

Starring: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos, M. Emmet Walsh, Daryl Hannah, William Sanderson, Brion James, Joe Turkel, Joanna Cassidy ..
Directed by: Ridley Scott
Release date: 1982-06-25

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

7.7/10 IMDB

It is the 23rd century. The Federation Starship U.S.S. Enterprise is on routine training maneuvers and Admiral James T. Kirk seems resigned to the fact that this inspection may well be the last space mission of his career. But Khan is back. Aided by his exiled band of genetic supermen, Khan - brilliant renegade of 20th century Earth - has raided Space Station Regula One, stolen a top secret device called Project Genesis, wrested control of another Federation Starship and sets out in pursuit of the Enterprise, determined to let nothing stand in the way of his mission: kill Admiral Kirk... even if it means universal Armageddon.

Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan, George Takei, Walter Koenig, Nichelle Nichols, Ricardo Montalban, Bibi Besch, Merritt Butrick ..
Directed by: Nicholas Meyer
Release date: 1982-06-04


6.7/10 IMDB

When brilliant video game maker Flynn hacks the mainframe of his ex-employer, he is beamed inside an astonishing digital world...and becomes part of the very game he is designing. In his mission through cyberspace, Flynn matches wits with a maniacal Master Control Program and teams up with Tron, a security measure created to bring balance to the digital environment.

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Bruce Boxleitner, David Warner, Cindy Morgan, Barnard Hughes, Dan Shor, Peter Jurasik, Tony Stephano, Craig Chudy, Vince Deadrick Jr. ..
Directed by: Steven Lisberger
Release date: 1982-07-09


5.9/10 IMDB

The Soviets have developed a revolutionary new jet fighter, called 'Firefox'. Worried that the jet will be used as a first-strike weapon—as there are rumours that it is undetectable by radar—the British send ex-Vietnam War pilot, Mitchell Gant on a covert mission into the Soviet Union to steal the Firefox.

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Freddie Jones, David Huffman, Warren Clarke, Ronald Lacey, Kenneth Colley, Klaus Löwitsch, Nigel Hawthorne, Stefan Schnabel, Thomas Hill ..
Directed by: Clint Eastwood
Release date: 1982-06-13

Halloween III: Season of the Witch

5.1/10 IMDB

Dr. Daniel Challis and Ellie Grimbridge stumble onto a gruesome murder scheme when Ellie's novelty-salesman father, Harry, is killed while in possession of a halloween mask made by the Silver Shamrock mask company. The company's owner, Conal Cochran, wants to return Halloween to its darker roots using his masks -- and his unspeakable scheme would unleash death and destruction across the country.

Starring: Tom Atkins, Stacey Nelkin, Dan O'Herlihy, Michael Currie, Ralph Strait, Jadeen Barbor, Brad Schacter, Garn Stephens, Nancy Kyes, Jonathan Terry ..
Directed by: Tommy Lee Wallace
Release date: 1982-10-22

Swamp Thing

5.3/10 IMDB

Dr. Alec Holland, hidden away in the depths of a murky swamp, is trying to create a new species - a combination of animal and plant capable of adapting and thriving in the harshest conditions. Unfortunately he becomes subject of his own creation and is transformed. Arcane, desperate for the formula, attempts to capture the Swamp Thing. An explosive chase ensues that ultimately ends with a confrontation between Holland and a changed Arcane...

Starring: Louis Jourdan, Adrienne Barbeau, Ray Wise, David Hess, Nicholas Worth, Don Knight, Al Ruban, Dick Durock, Ben Bates, Nannette Brown ..
Directed by: Wes Craven
Release date: 1982-02-19

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


5.6/10 IMDB

Tony's father Sam, abducted by aliens three years earlier, returns to earth and seeks out his wife and son, but Rachel has since been living with Joe and the reunion is awkward. Joe doesn't trust Sam, and Rachel can't quite decide what her feelings are for her two men. Sam is not the same as when he left, and he begins affecting Tony in frightening ways.

Starring: Bernice Stegers, Philip Sayer, Simon Nash, Maryam d'Abo, Danny Brainin, David Cardy, Peter Mandell, Anna Wing, Robert Fyfe, Katherine Best ..
Directed by: Harry Bromley Davenport
Release date: 1982-12-06
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1982 : Knight Rider: Knight of the Phoenix

Knight Rider: Knight of the Phoenix

7.3/10 IMDB

Feature length pilot for the TV Series Knight Rider

Starring: David Hasselhoff, Edward Mulhare, Patricia McPherson, Phyllis Davis, Pamela Susan Shoop, Barret Oliver, Michael D. Roberts, Bert Rosario, Lance LeGault, Noel Conlon ..
Directed by: Daniel Haller
Release date: 1982-09-26

The Challenge

6.2/10 IMDB

Rick, a down-and-out American boxer, is hired to transport a sword to Japan, unaware that the whole thing is a set up in a bitter blood-feud between two brothers, one who follows the traditional path of the samurai and the other a businessman. At the behest of the businessman, Rick undertakes samurai training from the other brother, but joins his cause. He also becomes romantically involved with the samurai's daughter.

Starring: Scott Glenn, Toshiro Mifune, Donna Kei Benz, Atsuo Nakamura, Calvin Jung, Clyde Kusatsu, Sab Shimono, Kiyoaki Nagai, Kenta Fukasaku, Shôgo Shimada ..
Directed by: John Frankenheimer
Release date: 1982-07-23

Britannia Hospital

6.2/10 IMDB

Britannia Hospital, an esteemed English institution, is marking its gala anniversary with a visit by the Queen Mother herself. But when investigative reporter Mick Travis arrives to cover the celebration, he finds the hospital under siege by striking workers, ruthless unions, violent demonstrators, racist aristocrats, an African cannibal dictator, and sinister human experiments.

Starring: Graham Crowden, Leonard Rossiter, Malcolm McDowell, Joan Plowright, Mark Hamill, Jill Bennett, Brian Pettifer, John Moffatt, Fulton Mackay, Robin Askwith ..
Directed by: Lindsay Anderson
Release date: 1982-05-27

Big Meat Eater

5.3/10 IMDB

After killing the crooked mayor a homicidal janitor named Abdullah goes to work for a butcher who has invented a new language for the town's planned futuristic theme park. In the butcher shop is a septic tank where scraps of meat are dumped which has produced "balonium" a radioactive fuel source sought after by space aliens. The aliens revive the mayor, who's body is hanging in the meat locker of the butcher shop, in an attempt to gain access to the balonium.

Starring: Clarence 'Big' Miller, George Dawson, Andrew Gillies, Stephen Dimopoulos, Georgina Hegedos, Ida Carnevali ..
Directed by: Chris Windsor
Release date: 1982-04-30

Liquid Sky

6.0/10 IMDB

An alien creature invades New York's punk subculture in its search for an opiate released by the brain during orgasm

Starring: Anne Carlisle, Paula E. Sheppard, Susan Doukas, Otto von Wernherr, Bob Brady, Elaine C. Grove, Stanley Knapp, Jack Adalist, Lloyd Ziff, Harry Lum ..
Directed by: Slava Tsukerman
Release date: 1982-08-01

Jekyll and Hyde... Together Again

6.0/10 IMDB

Dr. Jekyll inhales white powder and becomes an obnoxious Southern Californian.

Starring: Mark Blankfield, Bess Armstrong, Krista Errickson, Tim Thomerson, Michael McGuire, Neil Hunt, Cassandra Peterson, Peter Brocco, Noelle North, Liz Sheridan ..
Directed by: Jerry Belson
Release date: 1982-11-10
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1982 : The Making of 'The Thing'

The Making of 'The Thing'

6.3/10 IMDB

Starring: John Carpenter, Jeff Gelb, John J. Loyd, Kurt Russell ..
Directed by: Mick Garris
Release date: 1982-06-09
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1982 : The Electric Grandmother

The Electric Grandmother

7.6/10 IMDB

To a family whose children are traumatized by the death of their mother, help comes in a most bizarre way. They receive three pieces, that when joined together, give a recording for an offer for an electric grandmother. They go to a bizarre factory, where they customize their new grandmother, and within a short time, she arrives. The android is equipped with everything needed as a parent and the boys are charmed. The daughter, however, still misses her mother and she bears no welcome for this interloper.

Starring: Maureen Stapleton, Edward Herrmann, Paul Benedict, Robert MacNaughton, Tara Kennedy, Charles Fields, Madeleine Sherwood, Truman Gaige, Richard Whiting, Dortha Duckworth ..
Directed by: Noel Black
Release date: 1982-01-17

All Summer in a Day

7.6/10 IMDB

Based on the story by Ray Bradbury. Set on a planet where the sun shines for just a few minutes once every nine years, this is a classic tale of suffering and forgiveness. A classroom full of young children are excited to hear that today the rain will stop. However, they are also resentful of a new classmate from Earth who remembers what it's like to see the sun. "This gripping, unsettling production softens the original story’s abrupt conclusion without diminishing its punch. A masterful work." - Booklist. Winner of a CINE Golden Eagle, and honored by Instructor Magazine as one of the 25 Best Films of the Year.

Starring: Reesa Mallen, Tammy Simpson, Jerry Marshak, Bridget Meade, Edith Fields, Keith Coogan ..
Directed by: Ed Kaplan
Release date: 1982-01-01

Turkey Shoot

5.9/10 IMDB

In the near future, after an unspecified holocaust, survivors are herded into prison camps. There, they are hunted for sport by the leaders of the camp. Paul, one of the newest prisoners, is determined not to go down as quietly as the others.

Starring: Steve Railsback, Olivia Hussey, Michael Craig, Carmen Duncan, Noel Ferrier, Lynda Stoner, Roger Ward, Michael Petrovitch, Gus Mercurio, John Ley ..
Directed by: Brian Trenchard-Smith
Release date: 1982-03-25


5.8/10 IMDB

Eccentric scientist Dr. Daniel and his shy assistant Max lead a quiet life on their space station, carrying out illegal research on androids, until they receive an unwelcome visit from three fugitives one of whom is female. Both Dr. Daniel and Max show an interest in her, but one of the other visitors has more sinister intentions.

Starring: Klaus Kinski, Brie Howard, Norbert Weisser, Crofton Hardester, Kendra Kirchner, Don Keith Opper, Darrell Larson, Gary Corarito, Mary Ann Fisher, Ian Scheibel ..
Directed by: Aaron Lipstadt
Release date: 1982-10-15
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1982 : Fun with Mr. Future

Fun with Mr. Future

5.8/10 IMDB

An animatronic talking-head replica of Abraham Lincoln (voiced by Phil Proctor) hosts a tour of what the future will look like.

Starring: Vincent Price, Phil Proctor ..
Directed by: Darrell Van Citters
Release date: 1982-10-26

Timerider: The Adventure of Lyle Swann

5.4/10 IMDB

Lyle Swann is a successful off-road racer who mistakenly gets sent back in time 100 years. When a band of outlaws robs Swann of his motorcycle, he's forced to outfox the gangsters and give in to the seductions of a gorgeous local lady. With only his smarts and a map from an Exxon station, Lyle must try to make it out of the Old West alive and find a way back to modern times.

Starring: Fred Ward, Peter Coyote, L. Q. Jones, Tracey Walter, Richard Masur, Belinda Bauer, Ed Lauter, Chris Mulkey, Macon McCalman, Jonathan Bahnks ..
Directed by: William Dear
Release date: 1982-08-27

Journey Through the Black Sun

6.2/10 IMDB

"Journey Through the Black Sun" (1982) made by ITC New York combined the first season episodes "Collision Course" and "Black Sun" from the TV series "Space: 1999".

Starring: Martin Landau, Barbara Bain, Barry Morse, Nick Tate, Margaret Leighton, Prentis Hancock, Zienia Merton ..
Directed by: Ray Austin, Lee H. Katzin
Release date: 1982-09-13

Forbidden World

5.1/10 IMDB

In the distant future, a federation marshal arrives at a research lab on a remote planet where a genetic experiment has gotten loose and begins feeding on the dwindling scientific group.

Starring: Jesse Vint, Dawn Dunlap, June Chadwick, Linden Chiles, Fox Harris, Ray Oliver, Scott Paulin, Michael Bowen, Don Olivera, Don Keith Opper ..
Directed by: Allan Holzman
Release date: 1982-05-07

Deadly Eyes

4.9/10 IMDB

Corn grain contaminated with steroids produces large rats the size of small dogs who begin feeding on the residents of Toronto. Paul, a college basketball coach, teams up with Kelly, a local health inspector, to uncover the source of the mysterious rat attacks and they eventually try to prevent the opening of a new subway line as well as find the mutant rats nest quickly, or there will be a huge massacre of the entire city!

Starring: Sam Groom, Sara Botsford, Scatman Crothers, Cec Linder, Lisa Langlois, Lesleh Donaldson, James B. Douglas, Lee-Max Walton, Joseph Kelly, Kevin Foxx ..
Directed by: Robert Clouse
Release date: 1982-10-23

Warlords of the 21st Century

5.0/10 IMDB

It's the 21st century, the Oil Wars have made a mess of the planet and the land outside major cities is lawless. After Hunter comes to the aid of Corlie, who has run away from the villainous Straker, he takes her to the peaceful community of Clearwater. Unfortunately for the citizens of Clearwater, Straker fully intends to get Corlie back.

Starring: Michael Beck, Annie McEnroe, James Wainwright, Bruno Lawrence, John Bach, Randy Powell, John Ratzenberger, Mark Hadlow, Marshall Napier, Oona Menges ..
Directed by: Harley Cokeliss
Release date: 1982-01-01
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1982 : Flash Gordon: The Greatest Adventure of All

Flash Gordon: The Greatest Adventure of All

7.6/10 IMDB

Flash Gordon, Dale Arden and Dr. Hans Zarkov travel to the planet Mongo to fight the evil emperor Ming the Merciless.

Starring: Robert Ridgely, Diane Pershing, Bob Holt, David Opatoshu, Vic Perrin, Melendy Britt, Ted Cassidy, Robert Douglas ..
Directed by: Gwen Wetzler
Release date: 1982-08-21
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1982 : Café Flesh

Café Flesh

6.3/10 IMDB

In the future, humans are divided into Sex Negatives and Sex Positives. The negatives get sick if they have sex so they go to Cafe Flesh to see positives who are forced to perform on stage for the negatives. Lana is a positive who everyone thinks is a negative and she must decide whether to come clean or not.

Starring: Andy Nichols, Paul McGibboney, Michelle Bauer, Marie Sharp, Tantala Ray, Joey Lennon, Neil Poderecki, Dennis Edwards, Kevin James, Dondi Bastone ..
Directed by: Stephen Sayadian
Release date: 1982-11-20
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1982 : Return of the Ewok

Return of the Ewok

6.1/10 IMDB

A mockumentary starring Warwick Davis, the actor who played the Ewok, Wicket W. Warrick in Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi and the Ewok spin-off films. Davis and David Tomblin, Return of the Jedi's first assistant director, created it, with Tomblin directing. Lucasfilm planned to use the movie as a promotional film for Return of the Jedi, but post-production on the film was never completed.

Starring: Warwick Davis, Jeremy Bulloch, Anthony Daniels, Ashley Davis, Carrie Fisher, Patricia Carr, Mark Hamill, Roy Kinnear, Peter Mayhew, Frank Oz ..
Directed by: David Tomblin
Release date: 1982-01-01
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1982 : Brain 17

Brain 17

5.7/10 IMDB

Brain is the world's greatest computer, and also the most intelligent being on planet Earth. One day, Brain decides to abandon its terrestrial moorings, and it's up to The Defenders to track it down. Unfortunately, Brain has developed an amazing army of deadly giant robots, including one with a huge "17" emblazoned on its chest-plate, with which it plans to subjugate its creators. A young boy whose family was killed by Brain's followers manages to activate Daitetsujin 17, which thereafter comes to his rescue whenever he is in danger from Brain's minions.

Starring: Masahiro Kamiya, Ulf Otsuki, Tadao Nakamaru, Midori Takei, G? Haraguchi, Akihiko Hirata, Akira Yamaguchi, Lucia Santo, Mio Ota, Kenji Tamiya ..
Directed by: Michael Part, Minoru Yamada
Release date: 1982-06-06


4.0/10 IMDB

Paul Dean has created a deadly parasite that is now attached to his stomach. He and his female companion, Patricia Welles, must find a way to destroy it while also trying to avoid Ricus, his rednecks, and an evil government agent named Merchant.

Starring: Robert Glaudini, Demi Moore, Luca Bercovici, James Davidson, Al Fann, Tom Villard, Scott Thomson, Cherie Currie, Vivian Blaine, Joannelle Nadine Romero ..
Directed by: Charles Band
Release date: 1982-03-12

Human Highway

5.8/10 IMDB

The new owner of a roadside diner stuck in a town built around an always leaking nuclear power plant plans to torch the place to collect insurance. However, an assortment of bizarre characters and weird events (such as spaceships flying around) gets in his way.

Starring: Neil Young, Dean Stockwell, Dennis Hopper, Sally Kirkland, Russ Tamblyn, Charlotte Stewart, Pegi Young, Mark Mothersbaugh, Devo, Gerald V. Casale ..
Directed by: Neil Young, Dean Stockwell
Release date: 1982-09-10
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1982 : Taking Tiger Mountain

Taking Tiger Mountain

4.8/10 IMDB

Militant feminist scientists brainwash research subject to assassinate the Welsh Minister of Prostitution. Meanwhile World War III is being fought and the USA has been invaded.

Starring: Bill Paxton, Barry Wooller, David Guthrie, Mrs. Davis, Paul, Judy Church, Io. Church, Cosmo Meemo Chiefo, Barbara Clifton, Minnie Dimple ..
Directed by: Tom Huckabee, Kent Smith
Release date: 1982-09-01
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1982 : Mysterious Two

Mysterious Two

4.4/10 IMDB

Two Aliens visit the Earth in an effort to enlist converts to travel the universe with them.

Starring: John Forsythe, Priscilla Pointer, Noah Beery Jr., Vic Tayback, James Stephens, Karen McLarty, Robert Englund, Robert Pine, Lee Bryant, Bruce French ..
Directed by: Gary Sherman
Release date: 1982-05-31

Murder by Phone

5.4/10 IMDB

A disgruntled phone company employee develops a device whereby those answering a phone can be murdered, and it's up to Nat Bridger to stop the killer.

Starring: Richard Chamberlain, John Houseman, Sara Botsford, Robin Gammell, Gary Reineke, Barry Morse, Alan Scarfe, James B. Douglas, Ken Pogue, Neil Munro ..
Directed by: Michael Anderson
Release date: 1982-12-01
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1982 : Nightbeast


4.2/10 IMDB

A creature from outer space crash lands in a small town and starts killing people.

Starring: Tom Griffith, Jamie Zemarel, Karin Kardian, George Stover, Don Leifert, Anne Frith, Eleanor Herman, Richard Dyszel, Greg Dohler, Kim Pfeiffer ..
Directed by: Don Dohler
Release date: 1982-11-01
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1982 : Aliens From Another Planet

Aliens From Another Planet

5.0/10 IMDB

A senator is sent to inspect a project that can send people into the future or past & decide if it is feasible to continue. One of the scientists working on it, decides to go through it anyway... This is a compilation of three episodes of the 1960's TV series, "The Time Tunnel".

Starring: James Darren, Robert Colbert, Robert Duvall, Vitina Marcus, Lew Gallo, Jan Merlin ..
Directed by: Irwin Allen, Sobey Martin
Release date: 1982-03-10


5.7/10 IMDB

A computer genius is confined to a penthouse after a car accident, with only a nurse to look after him. But the advanced computer systems designed to make his life easier appear to be taking control.

Starring: Gary Day, Penny Downie, Brian McDermott, Peter Collingwood, Kim Deacon, John Ewart, Jill Forster, Judith Woodroffe, Brian McDermott ..
Directed by: Mark Egerton
Release date: 1982-10-08

Time Walker

3.6/10 IMDB

From deep within the tomb of the Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun, Professor Douglas McCadden ships the coffin of Ankh-Vanharis to the California Institute of Sciences where X-rays reveal five diamond-like crystals hidden within the coffin. Technician Peter Sharpe steals the crystals but doesn't notice that the powerful X-ray has revived a green fungus. When the coffin is opened at a university press conference, the reporters uncover more than they bargained for. The mummy has disappeared... and the Time Walker is alive again!

Starring: Ben Murphy, Nina Axelrod, Kevin Brophy, James Karen, Robert Random, Sam Chew Jr., Melissa Prophet, Austin Stoker, Shari Belafonte, Antoinette Bower ..
Directed by: Tom Kennedy
Release date: 1982-11-01
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1982 : Megaforce


3.6/10 IMDB

Megaforce is an elite multi-national military unit that does the jobs that individual governments wont. When the peaceful Republic of Sardun in under threat from their more aggressive neighbour the beautiful Major Zara and General Byrne-White see the help of Ace Hunter and Megaforce.

Starring: Barry Bostwick, Michael Beck, Persis Khambatta, Henry Silva, George Furth, Edward Mulhare, Mike Kulcsar, Ralph Wilcox, Evan C. Kim, Anthony Pena ..
Directed by: Hal Needham
Release date: 1982-06-25

The Aftermath

4.4/10 IMDB

After a lengthy space mission, two astronauts (Steve Barkett and Larry Latham) return to an Earth transformed by nuclear war. As renegade gangs and mutants rule Los Angeles, the astronauts join two pretty women and a couple of kids in a growing resistance movement. This sci-fi adventure follows the men as they battle bell-bottomed biker leader Cutter and his brutal gang.

Starring: Steve Barkett, Lynne Margulies, Sid Haig, Christopher Barkett, Alfie Martin, Forrest J. Ackerman, Jim Danforth, Linda Stiegler, Laura Anne Barkett, Larry Latham ..
Directed by: Steve Barkett
Release date: 1982-01-01

984: Prisoner of the Future

4.3/10 IMDB

A corporate executive is taken prisoner by an underground organization known as The Movement, and is turned over to a ruthless interrogator.

Starring: Stephen Markle, Don Francks, Michèle Chicoine, Gail Dahms-Bonine ..
Directed by: Tibor Takács
Release date: 1982-08-22
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1982 : Easter 2016

Easter 2016

7.6/10 IMDB

Set in 2016 prior to the centennial of the Easter Rising at Northern Ireland's only integrated teacher training college. A struggle develops between the principal and the security director who values security more than education.

Starring: Denys Hawthorne, Derrick O'Connor, Bill Nighy, Eileen Pollock, Colm Meaney, Kenneth Branagh, Gerard McSorley, Susie Kelly, Lise-Ann McLaughlin, Walter McMonagle ..
Directed by: Ben Bolt
Release date: 1982-05-18
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1982 : Space Adventure Cobra Gekijôban

Space Adventure Cobra Gekijôban

7.7/10 IMDB

A completely original pilot made to test the Space Adventure Cobra franchise for the American market.

Starring: Michael Bell ..
Directed by: Osamu Dezaki
Release date: 1982-07-03
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1982 : The Haunting of Cassie Palmer

The Haunting of Cassie Palmer

7.4/10 IMDB

Thirteen-year-old Cassie Palmer, the seventh child of a seventh child, has inherited the gift of second sight. Unsure whether or not she even believes in ghosts, Cassie heads to the cemetery to test her ability to communicate with the Other World. She starts with the departed spirit of a harmless child: CHARLOTTE EMMA ELIZABETH WEBB, BORN 1840 DIED 1847. But when a mysterious man appears, Cassie finds a new companion. Is he a gravedigger? A bum? Or did Cassie's inexperience cause her to bring back Charlotte's frightening neighbor: DEVERILL 1720 - 1762?

Starring: Helen Probyn, Geoffrey Rose, Elizabeth Spriggs ..
Directed by: Dorothea Brooking
Release date: 1982-02-26

Cosmic Princess

3.4/10 IMDB

An alien princess aids people stranded on out-of-orbit Moonbase Alpha.

Starring: Martin Landau, Barbara Bain, Catherine Schell, Nick Tate ..
Directed by: Charles Crichton, Peter Medak
Release date: 1982-12-01
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1982 : Tomorrow's Child

Tomorrow's Child

6.9/10 IMDB

The wife of a research geneticist agrees to the experimental procedure of a 'test-tube baby' by having her fetus brought to full term in a glass jar in a laboratory.

Starring: Stephanie Zimbalist, William Atherton, Bruce Davison, Ed Flanders, Salome Jens, James Shigeta, Susan Oliver, Arthur Hill, Teddi Siddall, J. Víctor López ..
Directed by: Joseph Sargent
Release date: 1982-03-22
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1982 : Irresistible


6.8/10 IMDB

Imagine being able to travel back into time and be welcomed into the intimate bedrooms of the most notorious women ever to embarrass history. Well it happens to Walter Brooks thanks to Miracle Myers' time machine – just when he needs it most. First, Walter finds himself alone with the sultry Cleopatra who draws Walter into the steaming depths of her inner, secret pleasures. From there he travels to explore the innocent young flower, Juliet, with Romeo courting her from beneath her window. This seduction is so successful, however, that Juliet falls in love with Walter and follows him back to the 20th Century, creating a paradox in paradise and putting Walter in deep trouble.

Starring: Richard Pacheco, Samantha Fox, Dorothy LeMay, Starr Wood, Gail Sterling, C. Garr, Gina Gianetti, Nicole Black, Shu Garr, Red Tower ..
Directed by: Edwin Brown
Release date: 1982-01-01
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1982 : Blonde Goddess

Blonde Goddess

6.1/10 IMDB

The erotic, macho dreams of Elmo Smathers, shy comic book artist, transport him first to a lush South American forest, where he meets a tribe of lusty warriors, and ultimately their beautiful pagan queen, The Blonde Goddess. Next, Elmo's fantasies take him to France during WW1 where he defeats the Black Baron in a thrilling sky duel. Both men live to share the insatiable ladies of the Chateau. The Blonde Goddess appears, as she does at the climax of each fantasy, luring him to place of endless lust. Jack Hammer, Private Eye, is Elmo's next reverie. Hammer's current case involves intimate associations with the sexy sirens of the 1940's. Thrusting into the future, Elmo battles the galactic overlord, Megazon, for the safety of the universe and the flesh of the five succulent otherworldly beauties.

Starring: Jacqueline Lorians, Loni Sanders, Misty Regan, Barbara Peckinpaugh, Tamara West, Heather Young, Jane Kelton, Nicole Scent, David Messa, Ken Yontz ..
Directed by: Bill Milling
Release date: 1982-05-05

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