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Good Movies of 1982

 

Blade Runner
Tootsie
Gandhi

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial,

Diner
Missing

Quest for Fire

 

New Movies 1982

 

48 Hours

Android

Annie

Airplane II: The Sequel

The Beastmaster

Best Friends

Whorehouse in Texas

Blue Island

The Border

Cat People

Class of 1984

Creepshow

Conan the Barbarian

The Dark Crystal

Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid

Death Wish II

Eating Raoul

Fanny and Alexander

Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Firefox

First Blood

The Flight of Dragons

Fighting Back

Frances

Friday the 13th Part III

 

Grease 2

Halloween III: Season of the Witch

Hanky Panky

Heidi's Song

The Herdsman

Hey Good Lookin

Honkytonk Man

Humongous

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

I Ought to Be in Pictures

Inchon!

Killing 'em Softly

Let's Spend the Night Together

Love Child

Making Love

Megaforce

The Missionary

Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl

Moonlighting

My Favorite Year

Officer and a Gentleman

Partners

Personal Best

Poltergeist

Porky's

Purple Haze

A Question of Silence

Rocky III

The Secret of NIMH

Showdown at Eagle Gap

Six Pack

Sophie's Choice

Soup For One

Star Trek II: Wrath of Khan

Starstruck

Swamp Thing

Sword and the Sorcerer

Tempest

Tex

This Is Elvis

The Thing

Things Are Tough All Over

Timerider

Trail of the Pink Panther

Tron

Turkey Shoot

The Verdict

Vice Squad

Victor/Victoria

War and Peace

World According to Garp

The Year of Living Dangerously,

Young Doctors in Love

Man from Snowy River



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Entertainment News 1982

 

Sophia Loren jailed in Naples for tax evasion

 

During production of Twilight Zone: The Movie, 53-year-old American actor Vic Morrow and two child actors were accidentally killed during a scene involving an operated helicopter. The accident led to reforms in film-making safety and child-labor laws.

The Coca-Cola Company acquires Columbia Pictures


John Belushi dies March 5 of cocaine and herion.

 

Academy Awards 1982


Picture: "GANDHI", "E.T. - The Extra-Terrestrial", "Missing", "Tootsie", "The Verdict"


Actor: BEN KINGSLEY in "Gandhi", Dustin Hoffman in "Tootsie", Jack Lemmon in "Missing", Paul Newman in "The Verdict", Peter O'Toole in "My Favorite Year"


Actress: MERYL STREEP in "Sophie's Choice", Julie Andrews in Victor/Victoria", Jessica Lange in "Frances", Sissy Spacek in "Missing", Debra Winger in "An Officer and a Gentleman"


Supporting Actor: LOUIS GOSSETT, JR. in "An Officer and a Gentleman", Charles Durning in "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas", John Lithgow in "The World According to Garp", James Mason in "The Verdict", Robert Preston in "Victor/Victoria"


Supporting Actress: JESSICA LANGE in "Tootsie", Glenn Close in "The World According to Garp", Teri Garr in "Tootsie", Kim Stanley in "Frances", Lesley Ann Warren in "Victor/Victoria"


Director:RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH for "Gandhi", Sidney Lumet for "The Verdict", Wolfgang Petersen for "Das Boot", Sydney Pollack for "Tootsie", Steven Spielberg for "E.T. - The Extra-Terrestrial"

 

The Razzies 1982

 

WORST PICTURE: INCHON!

WORST ACTOR: Laurence Olivier, INCHON!

WORST ACTRESS: Pia Zadora, BUTTERFLY

WORST SUPPORTING ACTOR: Ed McMahon, BUTTERFLY

WORST SUPPORTING ACTRESS: Aileen Quinn, ANNIE

WORST DIRECTOR: Ken Annakin, THE PIRATE MOVIE (tie) Terence Young, INCHON! (Tie)

 

Top Box Office 1982


1. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

2. Tootsie

3. An Officer and a Gentleman

4. Rocky III

5. Porky's

6. Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

7. 48 Hrs

8. Poltergeist

9. The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

10. Annie

 

 

 

  

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