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Favorite Action Films: 1982-1983

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Directed by: Richard Marquand
Produced by: George Lucas, Howard G. Kazanjian, Rick McCallum, and Robert Watts
Written by: Lawerence Kasdan and George Lucas
Based on characters created by: George Lucas
Cinematography: Alan Hume and Alec Mills
Edited by: Sean Barton, George Lucas, Marcia Lucas, and Duwayne Durham
Music by: John Williams

Distributed by: 20th Century Fox and Lucasfilms
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 1591 Average listal rating (1161 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.7
First Blood (1982)


Directed by: Ted Kotcheff
Produced by: Buzz Feitshans, Mario Kassar, and Andrew G. Vadja
Written by: Michael Kozoll, William Sackheim, and Sylvester Stallone
Based on the novel by: David Morrell
Cinematography by: Andrew Laszlo
Edited by: Joan E. Chapman
Music by: Jerry Goldsmith
Song and lyrics by: Jerry Goldsmith and Hal Shaper

Distributed by: Orion Pictures
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 2516 Average listal rating (1732 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.1
The Thing (1982)


Directed by: John Carpenter
Produced by: David Foster and Lawrence Turman
Written by: Bill Lancaster
Based on the short story, "Who Goes There?", By John W. Campbell, Jr.
Cinematography: Dean Cundey
Edited by: Todd Ramsay
Music by: Ennio Morricone

Distributed by: Universal Pictures
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 1370 Average listal rating (933 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.9


Directed by: John Milius
Produced by: Buzz Feitshans, Edward R. Pressman, D. Constantine Conte, Dino De Laurentiis, and Raffaella De Laurentiis
Written by: Oliver Stone, John Milius, and Edward Summer
Based on the characters created by: Robert E. Howard
Cinematography: Duke Callaghan
Edited by: Carroll Timothy O'Meara
Music by: Basil Poledouris

Distributed by: Universal Pictures
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 4497 Average listal rating (3023 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.1
Blade Runner (1982)


Directed by: Ridley Scott
Produced by: Michael Deely, Hampton Fancher, Brian Kelly, and Bud Yorkin
Written by: David Webb Peoples and Hampton Fancher
Based on the novel, "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?", by: Philip K. Dick
Cinematography: Jordan Cronenweth
Edited by: Marsha Nakashima and Terry Rawlings
Music by: Vangelis

Distributed by: Warner Bros.
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 245 Average listal rating (169 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 6.1
Krull (1983)


Directed by: Peter Yates
Produced by: Ron Silverman
Written by: Stanford Sherman
Cinematography: Peter Suschitzky
Edited by: Ray Lovejoy
Music by: James Horner

Distributed by: Columbia Pictures"
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 682 Average listal rating (425 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.2


Directed by: Irvin Kirschner
Produced by: Kevin McClory and Jack Schwartzman
Written by: Lorenzo Semple, Jr.
Based on a story by: Kevin McClory and Jack Whittingham
Based on the novel, "Thunderball" by: Ian Fleming
Cinematography: Douglas Slocombe
Edited by: Ian Crafford
Music by: Michel Legrand
Song and lyrics by: Alan Bergman, Michel Legrand, and Marilyn Bergman

Distributed by: Warner Bros.
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 89 Average listal rating (69 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.4


Directed by: Ted Kotcheff
Produced by: Buzz Feitshans, John Milius, and Wings Hauser
Written by: Joe Gayton
Cinematography: Stephen H. Burum
Edited by: Mark Melnick
Music by: James Horner
Song and lyrics by: Ray Kennedy, Kevin Dukes, and David Ritz

Distributed by: Paramount Pictures
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 747 Average listal rating (498 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.6
Octopussy (1983)


Directed by: John Glen
Produced by: Michael G. Wilson and Albert Broccoli
Written by: George MacDonald Fraser, Michael G. Wilson, and Richard Maibaum, and Michael G. Wilson
Based on the book, "Octopussy and The Living Daylights" by: Ian Fleming
Cinematography: Alan Hume
Edited by:Henry Richardson and Peter Davis
Music by: John Barry
Song and lyrics by: John Berry and Tim Rice

Distributed by: United Artists
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 151 Average listal rating (107 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.4
Blue Thunder (1983)


Directed by: John Badham
Produced by: Gordon Carroll, Phil Feldman, and Andrew Fogelson
Written by: Dan O'Bannon and Dan Jakoby
Cinematography: John A. Alonzo
Edited by: Edward M. Abroms and Frank Morriss
Music by: Arthur B. Rubinstein

Distributed by: Columbia Pictures
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 78 Average listal rating (52 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.1


Directed by: Sam Firstenbetg
Produced by: Menaham Golan, Yorum Globus, and David Womack
Written by: James R. Silke and Menaham Golan
Cinematography: David Garfunkel
Edited by: Mark Helfrich
Music by: W. Michael Lewis, Laurin Rinder, and Robert J. Walsh

Distributed by: Cannon Films Group
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 611 Average listal rating (442 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.9
48 Hrs. (1982)


Directed by: Walter Hill
Produced by: D. Constantine Conte, Joel Silver, and Lawrence Gordon
Written by: Steven E. De Souza, Roger Spottiswoode, Walter Hill, and Larry Gross
Cinematography: Ric Waite
Edited by: Billy Weber, Mark Warner, and Freeman A. Davies
Music by: James Horner

Distributed by: Paramount Pictures
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 1328 Average listal rating (922 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.8
Rocky III (1982)


Directed by: Sylvester Stallone
Produced by: Robert Chartoff, James D. Brubacker, Irvin Winkler, and Herb Hanas
Written by: Sylvester Stallone
Based on charecters created by: Sylvester Stallone
Cinematography: Bill Butler
Edited by: Don Zimmerman and Mark Weber
Music by: Bill Conte

Distributed by: United Artists
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 247 Average listal rating (173 ratings) 5.6 IMDB Rating 6
Firefox (1982)


Directed by: Clint Eastwood
Produced by: Clint Eastwood and Fritz Manes
Written by: Alex Lasker and Wendell Wellman
Based on the novel by: Craig Thomas
Cinematography: Bruce Surtess
Edited by: Ron Sprang and Ferris Webster
Music by: Maurice Jarre

Distributed by: Warner Bros.
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 87 Average listal rating (64 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.3


Directed by: J. Lee Thompson
Produced by: Yoram Globus, Menaham Golan, Lance Hool, and Pancho Kohner
Written by: J. Lee Thompson and William Roberts
Cinematography: Adam Greenberg
Edited by: Peter Lee Thompson
Music by: Robert O. Ragland

Distributed by: Cannon Films Group
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 188 Average listal rating (142 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.1
Death Wish 2 (1982)


Directed by: Michael Winner
Produced by: Hal Landers, Bobby Roberts, Yoram Golbus and Menaham Golan
Written by: David Engelbach and Michael Winner
Based on charecters by: Brian Garfield
Cinematography: Thomas Del Ruth and Richard H. Kline
Edited by: Julian Semilian
Music by: Jimmy Page

Distributed by: Cannon Films Group
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 1260 Average listal rating (822 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.8
TRON (1982)


Directed by: Steven Lisberger
Produced by: Donald Kushner, Howard Ellenshaw, and Ron Miller
Written by: Bonnie McBird, Charles S. Haas, and Steven Lisberger
Cinematography: Bruce Logan
Edited by: Jeff Gourson
Music by: Wendy Carlos and Journey

Distributed by: Walt Disney Pictures
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 872 Average listal rating (612 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.7


Directed by: Nicholas Meyer
Produced by: Harve Bennett, William F. Phillips, and Robert Sallin
Screenplay by: Jack B. Sowards, Nicholas Meyer, and Harve Bennett
Based on the TV series by: Gene Roddenberry
Cinematography: Gayne Rescher
Edited by: William Paul Dornisch
Music by: James Horner

Distributed by: Paramount Pictures
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 197 Average listal rating (133 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.2


Directed by: Don Coscarelli
Produced by: Donald P. Borchers, Naser el-Attasy, Frank K. Issac, Paul Pepperman, and Sylvio Tabet
Written by: Don Coscarelli and Paul Pepperman
Cinematography: John Alcott
Edited by: Roy Watts
Music by: Lee Holdridge

Distributed by: MGM/UA
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 260 Average listal rating (183 ratings) 5.3 IMDB Rating 5.4
Swamp Thing (1982)


Directed by: Wes Craven
Produced by: Benjamin Melniker and Michael E. Uslan
Written by: Wes Craven
Based on charecters created by: Len Wein and Bernie Wrightson
Cinematography: Robbie Greenberg
Edited by: Richard Bracken
Music by: Henry Manfredini

Distributed by: AVCO Embassy Pictures
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 420 Average listal rating (293 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.6
Sudden Impact (1983)


Directed by: Clint Eastwood
Produced by: Clint Eastwood, Steve Perry, and Fritz Manes
Written by: Joesph C. Stinson, Dean Riesner, Earl E. Smith, and Charles B. Pierce
Based on charecters created by: Harry Julian Fink and Rita M. Fink
Cinematography; Bruce Surtess
Edited by: Joel Cox
Music by: Lalo Schifrin

Distributed by: Warner Bros.
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 730 Average listal rating (499 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.1
WarGames (1983)


Directed by: John Badham
Produced by: Leonard Goldberg, Rich Hashimoto, Harold K. Schneider, and Bruce McNall
Written by: Walter F. Parkes and Lawrence Lasker
Cinematography: William A. Fraker
Edited by: Tom Rolf
Music by: Arthur B. Rubinstein

Distributed by: MGM/UA
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:

What's best in life? Jedis, a Barbarian, ninjas, and hearing the laminations of Storm Troopers at the hands of Ewoks! It's 1982 and 1983!

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