Best Tv Movie Movies of 1982

1.

Carlin at Carnegie

4.1
8.1/10 IMDB

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

Starring: George Carlin ..
Directed by: Steven J. Santos
Release date: 1982-10-10
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1982 : The Scarlet Pimpernel
2.

The Scarlet Pimpernel

3.8
7.7/10 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
3.

Made in Britain

3.8
7.3/10 IMDB

Trevor sometimes-violent skinhead with no regard for authority, and would rather spend his time stealing cars than sitting in the detention centre to which he is sent. His social worker, Harry Parker, tries to do his best, but Trevor is only interested when there’s something that he can get out of it. The authorities within the centre try to make Trevor conform to the norms of society, but he takes no notice, and would rather speak in a torrent of four-letter words and racial abuse.

Starring: Tim Roth, Bill Stewart, Geoffrey Hutchings, Sean Chapman, Eric Richard, Christopher Fulford, Terry Richards ..
Directed by: Alan Clarke
Release date: 1982-02-25
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1982 : Jean Michel Jarre: The Concerts In China
4.

Jean Michel Jarre: The Concerts In China

3.7
9.1/10 IMDB

The Concerts in China was a concert tour by Jean Michel Jarre, notable for marking the opening of post-Mao Zedong China to live Western music, in 1981. Five concerts were held in the two biggest cities, for an estimated audience of 120,000 spectators, on October 21 and 22 in Beijing, and on October 26 through 28 in Shanghai.

Starring: Jean-Michel Jarre ..
Directed by: Andrew Piddington
Release date: 1982-01-01
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1982 : The Long Summer of George Adams
5.

The Long Summer of George Adams

3.7
7.3/10 IMDB

A middle-age man, in small-town Middle America, lives a momentous year in the mid-20th century.

Starring: James Garner, Joan Hackett, Alex Harvey, Juanin Clay, Anjanette Comer, David Graf, Helena Humann, Jessie Lee Fulton, Bill Thurman, Marla Maddoux ..
Release date: 1982-01-18
6.

The Executioner's Song

3.5
7.1/10 IMDB

In this fact-based made-for TV film, Gary Gilmore, an Indiana man who just finished serving a lengthy stay in prison, tries to start anew by moving to Utah. Before long, Gary begins an ill-advised romance with the troubled Nicole Baker, a teenage single mother. As their relationship quickly deteriorates, Gary goes on a murderous rampage, leaving two dead. During his trial, he demands capital punishment; a media circus ensues and outsiders look to profit from his story.

Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Christine Lahti, Rosanna Arquette, Eli Wallach, Steven Keats, Jordan Clarke, Richard Venture, Jenny Wright ..
Directed by: Lawrence Schiller
Release date: 1982-09-10
7.

The Shadow Riders

3.5
6.8/10 IMDB

After starring in "The Sacketts", Tom Selleck and Sam Elliott team up again but this time as Mac and Dal Traven, in a movie based on a classic Louis L'Amour novel. They are brothers, who meet up at the end of the Civil War fighting on opposite sides. They go home only to find their family in dire need and their sisters and brother kidnapped by ruthless raiders. They set out to rescue their family.

Starring: Tom Selleck, Sam Elliott, Dominique Dunne, Ben Johnson, Geoffrey Lewis, Katharine Ross, Scanlon Gail, Jeff Osterhage, Gene Evans, R.G. Armstrong ..
Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen
Release date: 1982-09-28
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1982 : Don't Go to Sleep
8.

Don't Go to Sleep

3.4
6.7/10 IMDB

One year after a young girl dies in a car accident, her sister begins seeing visions of her, while the family home is plagued by strange happenings.

Starring: Dennis Weaver, Valerie Harper, Robin Ignico, Kristin Cumming, Oliver Robins, Claudette Nevins, Ruth Gordon, Robert Webber, Marilyn Coleman, Tim Haldeman ..
Directed by: Richard Lang
Release date: 1982-12-10
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1982 : Cymbeline
9.

Cymbeline

3.3
7.2/10 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 Tv Movie Movies of 1982 : Ziggy's Gift
10.

Ziggy's Gift

3.3
8.1/10 IMDB

Ziggy gets a job to be a street Santa on Christmas Eve from a crooked boss, but the magic of the season allows the lovable loser to do more good than anyone expects.

Starring: David Arias, Perry Botkin Jr., Katrina Fried, Natasha Tabori Fried ..
Directed by: Richard Williams
Release date: 1982-12-02

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