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Favorite Comedy Films: 1982-1983

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People who added this item 152 Average listal rating (98 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 6.4
Valley Girl (1983)


Directed by: Martha Coolidge
Produced by: Thomas Coleman, Wayne Crawford, Andrew Lane, and Michael Rosenblatt
Written by: Thomas Coleman and Wayne Crawford
Cinematography: Fredrick Elmes
Edited by: Eva Gardos
Music by: Marc Levinthal and Scott Wilk

Distributed by: MGM/UA
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People who added this item 55 Average listal rating (32 ratings) 5.1 IMDB Rating 5.5
BMX Bandits (1983)


Directed by: Brian Tranchard Smith
Produced by: Paul F. Davies and Tom Broadbridge
Written by: Patrick Edgeworth and Russell Hagg
Cinematography: John Seale
Edited by: Alan Lake
Music by: Frank Strangio and Colin Stead

Distributed by: Nilsen Premiere and Filmways Australasian Distributors
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People who added this item 142 Average listal rating (106 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8.2


Directed by: Bruce Gowers
Produced by: Eddie Murphy, Robert Wachs, and Richard Tienken
Written by: Eddie Murphy
Cinematography: Ken Patterson
Edited by: Ken Denisoff and Dave Barr

Distributed by: HBO Films and Paramount Pictures
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Directed by: Joe Layton
Produced by: Richard Pryor
Written by: Richard Pryor and Paul Rooney
Cinematography: Haskell Wexler
Edited by: Sheldon Kahn

Distributed by: Columbia Pictures
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People who added this item 541 Average listal rating (310 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.4


Directed by: James L. Brooks
Produced by: Penney Finkleman Cox and James L. Brookd
Written by: James L. Brooks
Based on the novel by: Larry McMurty
Cinematography: Andrzej Bartkowiak
Edited by: Richard Marks
Music by: Michael Gore

Distributed by: Paramount Pictures
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People who added this item 38 Average listal rating (24 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 5.8


Directed by: Daniel Petrie
Produced by: Edward S. Feldman, Michael Trikilis, and Ted Witzer
Written by: Mike Marvin and Alan Matter
Cinematography: Mario Tosi
Edited by: Rita Roland
Music by: Charles Fox

Distributed by: 20th Century Fox
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People who added this item 999 Average listal rating (618 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.2


Directed by: Amy Heckerling
Produced by: C.O. Erickson, Irving Azoff, and Art Linson
Written by: Cameron Crowe
Based on the novel by: Cameron Crowe
Cinematography: Matthew F. Leonetti
Edited by: Eric Jenkins

Distributed by: Universal Pictures
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People who added this item 61 Average listal rating (45 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 6.3
Easy Money (1983)


Directed by: James Signorelli
Produced by: John Nicolella and Estelle Endler
Written by: Dennis Blair, P.J. O'Rourke, Rodney Dangerfield, and Michael Endler
Cinematography: Fred Schuler
Edited by: Rick Shiane, Ronald Roose, and Robert M. Reitano
Music by: Laurence Rosenthal
Song and lyrics by: Billy Joel

Distributed by: Orion Pictures
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People who added this item 921 Average listal rating (607 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 8


Directed by: Bob Clark
Produced by: Rene Dupont, Bob Clark, and Gary Goch
Written by: Leigh Brown, Jean Sheperd, and Bob Clark
Based on the short story, "In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash" by: Jean Sheperd
Cinematography: Reginald H. Morris
Edited by: Stan Cole
Music by: Paul Zaza and Carl Zittzer

Distributed by: MGM/UA
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People who added this item 881 Average listal rating (556 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.8


Directed by: Paul Brickman
Produced by: Jon Avnet and Steve Tisch
Written by: Paul Brickman
Cinematography: Bruce Surtess and Reynaldo Villalobos
Edited by: Richard Chew
Music by: Tangerine Dream

Distributed by: Warner Bros.
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People who added this item 1206 Average listal rating (773 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.4
Tootsie (1982)


Directed by: Sydeny Pollack
Produced by: Charles Evans, Sydeny Pollack, and Dick Richards
Written by: Larry Gelbart, Murray Schisgal, Don McGuire, Robert Garland, Eliane May, and Barry Levinson
Cinematography: Owen Roizman
Edited by: Fredric Steinkamp and William Steinkamp
Music by: David Grusin
Songs and lyrics by: David Grusin, Alan Bergman, and Marilyn Bergman

Distributed by: Columbia Pictures
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People who added this item 246 Average listal rating (133 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 7.1
Diner (1982)


Directed by: Barry Levinson
Produced by: Jerry Weintraub and Mark Johnson
Written by: Barry Levinson
Cinematography: Peter Sova
Edited by: Stu Linder
Music by: Bruce Brody and Ivan Krai

Distributed by: Columbia Pictures
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People who added this item 111 Average listal rating (73 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 6.8


Directed by: Alan Johnson
Produced by: Howard Jeffrey and Mel Brooks
Written by: Thomas Meehan and Ronny Graham
Based on the film by: Edwin Justus Meyer, Melchior Lengyel , and Ernst Lubitsch
Cinematography: Gerald Hirschfeld
Edited by: Alan Balsam
Music by: John Morris
Songs and lyrics by: Mel Brooks and Ronny Graham

Distributed by: 20th Century Fox
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People who added this item 327 Average listal rating (201 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 6.9


Directed by: Carl Reiner
Produced by: William E. McEuen and Dennis V. Pickler
Written by: Carl Reiner, George Gipe, and Steve Martin
Cinematography: Michael Chapman
Edited by: Bud Molina
Music by: Miklos Rozsa

Distributed by: Universal Pictures
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People who added this item 718 Average listal rating (512 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.4
Vacation (1983)


Directed by: Harold Ramis
Produced by: Matty Simons
Written by: John Hughes
Based on the short story, "Vacation '58" by: John Hughes
Cinematography: Victor J. Kemper
Edited by: Pembroke J. Herring
Music by: Ralph Burns
Songs and lyrics by: Lindsey Buckingham

Distributed by: Warner Bros.
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People who added this item 97 Average listal rating (58 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 6.3


Directed by: Boaz Davidson
Produced by: Menaham Golan and Yoram Globus
Written by: Boaz Davidson
Based on the film, "Lemon Popsicle" by: Boaz Davidson
Cinematography: Adam Greenberg
Edited by: Miklos Rozsa)

Distributed by: Cannon Films Group
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People who added this item 355 Average listal rating (237 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.2
The Big Chill (1983)


Directed by: Lawrence Kasdan
Produced by: Barrie M. Osborne, Marcia Nasatir, Michael Shamberg, and Lawrence Kasdan
Written by: Lawerence Kasdan
Cinematography: John Bailey
Edited by: Carol Littleton

Distributed by: Columbia Pictures
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People who added this item 28 Average listal rating (20 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 7.3


Directed by: Richard Pryor
Produced by: Jim Brown, Al Friendly, Jeff Scheftel, and Bob Parkison
Written by: Richard Pryor and Paul Mooney
Cinematography: Joe Epperson

Distributed by: Columbia Pictures
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People who added this item 147 Average listal rating (101 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.6
Night Shift (1982)


Directed by: Ron Howard
Produced by: Brian Grazer and Don Kranze
Written by: Babaloo Mandel and Lowell Ganz
Cinematography: James Crabe
Edited by: Daniel P. Handey, Mike Hill, and Robert James Kern
Music by: Burt Bacharach
Song and lyrics: Burt Bacharach and Carole Bayer Sager

Distributed by Warner Bros.
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Directed by: Ian MacNaughton and Terry Hughes
Produced by: Denis O'Brien, George Harrison, and Terry Hughes
Written by: Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, John Cleese, and Eric Idle

Distributed by: Columbia Pictures
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People who added this item 1758 Average listal rating (1148 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.6


Directed by: Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones
Produced by: John Goldstone
Written by: John Cleese, Graham Chapman, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Terry Gilliam
Cinematography: Peter Hannan and Roger Pratt
Edited by: Julian Doyle
Music by: John DuPrez

Distributed by: Universal Pictures
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People who added this item 206 Average listal rating (133 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 6.5
Mr. Mom (1983)


Directed by: Stan Dragoti
Produced by: Aaron Spelling, Art Levinson, Lauren Shuler Donner, and Lynn Loring
Written by: John Hughes
Cinematography: Victor J. Kemper
Edited by: Patrick Kennedy
Music by: Lee Holdridge

Distributed by: 20th Century Fox
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People who added this item 607 Average listal rating (440 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
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People who added this item 110 Average listal rating (76 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 6.7
Strange Brew (1983)


Directed by: Dave Thomas and Rick Moranis
Produced by: Brian E. Frankish, Jack Grossberg, and Louis M. Silverstein
Written by: Steven De Jarnett, Dave Thomas, and Rick Moranis
Cinematography: Steven Poster
Edited by: Patrick McMahon
Music by: Charles Fox

Distributed by: MGM/UA
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People who added this item 1068 Average listal rating (759 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.5


Directed by: John Landis
Produced by: George Folsy, Jr. and Aaron Russo
Written by: Herschel Weingrod and Timothy Green
Cinematography: Robert Partner
Edited by: Malcolm Campbell
Music by: Elmer Bernstein

Distributed by: Universal Pictures
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The Pythons make their last film together, the Griswolds go on vacation, fast times are to be had Ridgemont High, and Ralphie has a Christmas to remember, in some of the most funniest movies of 1982 and 1983.

Now take off, you hose head.

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