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Favorite Drama Films: 1982-1983

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People who added this item 74 Average listal rating (48 ratings) 5.6 IMDB Rating 5.8
Breathless (1983)


Directed by: Jim McBride
Produced by: Keith Ardiss and Martin Erlichman
Written by: L.M. Kit Carson and Jim McBride
Based on the story, "A Bout De Souffle" by: Francois Truffant and Jean Luc Godard
Cinematography: Richard H. Kline
Edited by: Richard Estrin
Music by: Jack Nitzsche

Distributed by: MGM/UA
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Directed by: George Miller
Produced by: Geoff Burrowes, Michael Edgley, and Simon Wincer
Written by: Cul Cullen and John Dixon
Based on the poem by: A.G. "Banjo" Peterson
Cinematography: Keith Wagstaff
Edited by: Adrian Carr
Music by: Bruce Rowland

Distributed by: 20th Century Fox
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Directed by: Michael Apted
Produced by: Bob Larson, Hawk Koch, and Uri Harkham
Written by: Dennis Potter
Based on the novel by: Martin Cruz Smith
Cinematography: Ralf D. Bode
Edited by: Dennis Vickler
Music by: James Horner

Distributed by: Orion Pictures
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People who added this item 1115 Average listal rating (633 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.4


Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen
Produced by: Mark Damon, Ortwin Freyermuth, Gunter Rohrbach, John W. Hyde, and Edward Pressman
Written by: Wolfgang Petersen
Based on the novels "Das Boot" and "Dad Festang" by: Lothar G. Buchheim
Cinematography: Jost Vocano
Edited by: Hannes Nikel
Music by: Klaus Doldinger

Distributed by: Neu Constantin Films and Columbia Pictures
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People who added this item 85 Average listal rating (56 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 7.1


Directed by: Nicholas Meyer
Produced by: Stephanie Austin and Robert A. Papazian
Written by: Edward Hume
Cinematography: Gayne Rescher
Edited by: William Paul Dornisch and Robert Florio
Music by: David Baskin

Distributed by: ABC Films
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People who added this item 99 Average listal rating (66 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.6


Directed by: Barbra Striesand
Produced by: Larry DeWaay and Barbra Striesand
Written by: Barbra Striesand and Jack Rosenthal
Based on the story, "Yentl, the Yeshiva Boy" by: Isaac Bashevis Singer
Cinematography: David Aitken
Edited by: Terry Rawlins
Music by: Michel Colombier
Music and lyrics by: Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman

Distributed by: MGM/UA
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People who added this item 20 Average listal rating (10 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 7.3
Phar Lap (1983)


Directed by: Simon Wincer
Produced by: John Sexton
Written by: David Williamson
Cinematography: Russell Boyd
Edited by: Tony Paterson
Music by: Bruce Rowland

Distributed by: 20th Century Fox
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People who added this item 106 Average listal rating (32 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.1


Directed by: Penelope Spherris
Produced by: Roger Corman and Burt L. Dragin
Written by: Penelope Spherris
Cinematography: Tim Suhrstedt
Edited by: Ross Albert and Michael Oleksinski
Music by: Alex Gibson

Distributed by: New World Pictures
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People who added this item 219 Average listal rating (123 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.2


Directed by: Mike Nichols
Produced by: Larry Cano. Michael Hausman, and Mike Nichols
Written by: Nora Ephron and Alice Arlen
Cinematography: Miroslav Ondrícek
Edited by: Sam O'Steen
Music by: Georges Delerue

Distributed by: 20th Century Fox
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People who added this item 89 Average listal rating (40 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 6.7


Directed by: Bob Fosse
Produced by: Kenneth Utt, Grace Blake, and Wolfgang Glattes
Written by: Bob Fosse
Based on the article, "The Death of a Playmate" by: Teresa Carpenter
Cinematography: Sven Nykvist
Edited by: Alan Heim
Music by: Ralph Burns

Distributed by: Warner Bros.
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People who added this item 85 Average listal rating (52 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.4


Directed by: Tony Richardson
Produced by: Hal Hartley and Edgar Bronfman, Jr.
Written by: Walon Green, Deric Washburn, and David Freeman
Cinematography: Ric Waite
Edited by: Robert K. Lambert
Music by: Ry Cooder

Distributed by: Universal Pictures
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Directed by: Sam Peckinpah
Produced by: Guy Collins, Peter S. Davis, William Panzer, Don Guest, E.C. Monnell, and Michael T. Murphy
Written by: Ian Masters and Alan Sharp
Based on the novel by: Robert Ludlum
Cinematography: John Coquillion
Edited by: Edward M. Abroms and David Rawlins
Music by: Lalo Schifrin

Distributed by: 20th Century Fox
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Directed by: Martin Rosen
Produced by: Martin Rosen
Written by: Martin Rosen
Based on the novel by: Richard Adams
Edited by: Richard Harkness
Music by: Patrick Gleeson

Distributed by: MGM/UA
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People who added this item 729 Average listal rating (485 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.1


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
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People who added this item 459 Average listal rating (269 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.7


Directed by: Tony Scott
Produced by: Richard Shepard
Written by: Ivan Davis and Michael Thomas
Based on the novel by: Whitley Steiber
Cinematography: Stephen Goldblatt
Edited by: Pamela Power
Music by: Howard Blake, Danny Jaeger, and Michel Rubini

Distributed by: MGM/UA Pictures
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People who added this item 950 Average listal rating (634 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.7


Directed by: John Carpenter
Produced by: Richard Kobritz and Larry J. Franco
Written by: Bill Philips
Based on the novel by: Stephen King
Cinematography: Donald M. Morgan
Edited by: Marion Rothman
Music by: John Carpenter and Alan Howarth

Distributed by: Columbia Pictures
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People who added this item 344 Average listal rating (196 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.1


Directed by: Paul Schrader
Produced by: Charles W. Fries
Based on a story by: DeWitt Bodeen
Written by: Paul Schrader
Cinematography: John Bailey
Edited by: Jacqueline Cambas
Music by: Giorgio Moroder

Released by: Universal Pictures
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People who added this item 246 Average listal rating (168 ratings) 5.6 IMDB Rating 5.9


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.
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Directed by: David Cronenberg
Produced by: Debra Hill
Written by: Jeffrey Boam
Based on the novel by: Stephen King
Cinematography: Mark Irwin
Edited by: Roland Sanders
Music by: Michael Kamen

Distributed by: Paramount Pictures
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People who added this item 412 Average listal rating (278 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.6


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.
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People who added this item 2421 Average listal rating (1613 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.1


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
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People who added this item 1301 Average listal rating (870 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.6


Directed by: George Miller
Produced by: Byron Kennedy
Written by: Terry Hayes, George Miller, and Brian Hannant
Based on a concept by: George Miller and Bryon Kennedy
Cinematography: Dean Semler
Edited by: David Stiven, Michael Balson, and Tim Wellburn
Music by: Brian May

Distributed by: Warner Bros
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People who added this item 133 Average listal rating (78 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.2
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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
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People who added this item 146 Average listal rating (100 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.4


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
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Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Produced by: Kathleen Kennedy and Steven Spielberg
Written by: Melissa Mathison
Cinematography: Allen Daviau
Edited by: Carol Littleton
Music by: John Williams

Distributed by: Universal Pictures
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People who added this item 1302 Average listal rating (882 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.8


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

Distributed by: United Artists
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Directed by: Peter Weir
Produced by: Jim McElroy
Written by: C.J. Koch, Peter Weir, and David Williamson
Based on the book by: C.J. Koch
Cinematography: Russell Boyd
Edited by: William H. Anderson
Music by: Maurice Jarre

Distributed by: MGM/UA
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People who added this item 237 Average listal rating (148 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.4


Directed by: Jean-Jacques Annaud
Produced by: Jacques Dorfmann, John Kemeny, Vera Belmont, Denis Heroux, and Michael Gruskoff
Written by: Gerard Brach
Based on the novel by: J.H. Rosny
Cinematography: Claude Agostini
Edited by: Yves Langlois
Music by: Philipe Sarde

Distributed by: 20th Century Fox
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People who added this item 341 Average listal rating (193 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.8


Directed by: Sidney Mamet
Produced by: David Brown, Burtt Harris, and Richard D. Zanuck
Written by: David Mamet
Based on the novel by: Barry Reed
Cinematography: Andrzej Bartkowiak
Edited by: Peter C. Frank
Music by: Johnny Mandel

Distributed by: 20th Century Fox
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People who added this item 1537 Average listal rating (1091 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.7


Directed by: Ted Kotcheff
Produced by: Buzz Feitshans, Mario Kassar, and Andrew G. Vadja
Written by: Michael Kozoll, William Sackheim, and Slyvester 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
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People who added this item 1361 Average listal rating (756 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 8.1


Directed by: Richard Attenborough
Produced by: Richard Attenborough and Michael Stanley Evans
Written by: John Brilley
Cinematography: Ronnie Taylor and Billy Williams
Edited by: John Bloom
Music by: Ravi Shankar

Distributed by: Columbia Pictures
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People who added this item 38 Average listal rating (10 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 6.3


Directed by: Robert Towne
Produced by: David Geffen and Peter Peyton
Written by: Robert Towne
Cinematography: Michael Chapman
Edited by: Jacqueline Cambas, Jere Huggins, Ned Humphreys, Walt Mulconery, and Bud E. Smith
Music by: Jack Nitzsche and Jill Fraser

Distributed by: Warner Bros.
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Directed by: Taylor Hackford
Produced by: Martin Elfand and Douglas Day Stewart
Written by: Douglas Day Stewart
Cinematography: Donald E. Thorin
Edited by: Peter Dinner
Music by: Jack Nitzsche
Music and lyrics by: Will Jennings, Buffy Sainte Marie, and Jack Nitzsche

Produced by: Paramount Pictures
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People who added this item 4024 Average listal rating (2458 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.3


Directed by: Brian DePalma
Produced by: Martin Bregman, Louis A. Stoller, and Peter Saphier
Written by: Oliver Stone
Based on the film by: Ben Hecht and Howard Hawks
Cinematography: John A. Alonzo
Edited by: Daniel Ray and Gerald R. Greenberg
Music by: Giorgio Modorer

Distributed by: Universal Pictures
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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
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People who added this item 4389 Average listal rating (2827 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.2


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.
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Directed by: Alan Parker
Produced by: Alan Marshall, Stephen O'Rourke, and Garth Thomas
Based on a concept and written by: Roger Waters
Cinematography: Peter Ziziou
Edited by: Garry Hambling
Music by: Roger Waters

Distributed by: MGM/UA
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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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Directed by: Ralph L. Thomas
Produced by: Bob Cooper, Michael A. Levine, and John M. Eckert
Written by: John Kastner, Edward Humd, and Rose Kastner
Cinematography: Richard Ciupka
Edited by: Ron Wismsn
Music by: Bill Conti

Distributed by: 20th Century Fox and HBO Films
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Directed by: Philip Kaufman
Produced by: James D. Brubaker, Robert Chartoff, and Irwin Winkler
Written by: Philip Kaufman
Based on the book by: Tom Wolfe
Cinematography: Caleb Deschanel
Edited by: Glenn Farr
Music by: Bill Conti

Distributed by: Warner Bros.
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People who added this item 58 Average listal rating (41 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 6.9


Directed by: Martin Davidson
Produced by: Joseph Brooks, Arlene Davidson, Rich Irvine, Robert K. Lifton, and James L. Stewart
Written by: Martin Davidson and Arlene Davidson
Based on the novel by: P.F. Kluge
Cinematography: Fred Murphy
Edited by: Priscilla Nedd-Friendly
Music by: John Cafferty
Music and lyrics by: John Cafferty

Distributed by: Embassy Pictures
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People who added this item 571 Average listal rating (313 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.1


Directed by: Werner Herzog
Produced by: Werner Herzog, Walter Saxer, Lucki Stipetic, and Willi Segler
Written by: Werner Herzog
Cinematography: Thomas Mauch
Edited by: Beate Mainka Jellinghaus
Music by: Popol Vuh

Distributed by: Filmverlag der Autoren
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People who added this item 1359 Average listal rating (808 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.3


Directed by: David Cronenberg
Produced by: Claude Heroux, Pierre David, and Victor Slonick
Written by: David Cronenberg
Cinematography: Mark Irwin
Edited by: Roland Sanders
Music by: Howard Shore

Distributed by: Universal Pictures
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Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola
Produced by: Kim Aubry, Gray Fredrickson, and Fred Roos
Written by: Katherine Rowell
Based on the novel by: S.E. Hinton
Cinematography: Stephen H. Burum
Edited by: Anne Goursaud
Music by: Carmine Coppola
Music and lyrics by: Carmine Coppola and Stevie Wonder

Distributed by: Warner Bros.
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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
Edited by: Sean Barton, George Lucas, Marcia Lucas, and Duwayne Durham
Music by: John Williams

Distributed by: 20th Century Fox and Lucasfilms
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Directed by: Michael Chapman
Produced by: Stephen Deutsch and Gary Morton
Written by: Pat Jordan and Michael Kane
Cinematography: Jan de Bont
Edited by: David Garfield
Music by: David Campbell
Music and lyrics by: Tom Snow and Barry Alfonso

Distributed by: 20th Century Fox
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Directed by: Philip Borsos
Produced by: Philip Borsos, David Brady, and Peter O'Brien
Written by: John Hunter
Cinematography: Frank Tidy
Music by: Michael Conway Baker
Edited by: Frank Irvine
Music by: Michael Conway Baker

Distributed by: 20th Century Fox
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People who added this item 64 Average listal rating (38 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.6


Directed by: Carroll Ballard
Produced by: Lewis M. Allen, Jack Couffer, Ron Miller, and Joseph Strick
Written by: Richard Kletter, Sam Hamm, and Curtis Hanson
Based on the novel by: Farley Mowat
Cinematography: Hiro Norita
Edited by: Michael Chandler and Peter Parasheles
Music by: Mark Isham

Distributed by: Walt Disney Pictures
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