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The Dresser (1983 film)

The Dresser is a 1983 British drama film, with a screenplay by Ronald Harwood, based on his 1980 play The Dresser. It tells the story of an aging actors personal assistant, who struggles to keep his charges life together. The film was directed by ...

Christine (1983 film)

Christine is a 1983 American supernatural horror film directed by John Carpenter and starring Keith Gordon, John Stockwell, Alexandra Paul, Robert Prosky and Harry Dean Stanton. The film also features supporting performances from Roberts Blossom ...

The Ballad of Narayama (1983 film)

The Ballad of Narayama is a 1983 Japanese film by director Shōhei Imamura. It stars Sumiko Sakamoto as Orin, Ken Ogata, and Shoichi Ozawa. It is an adaptation of the book Narayama bushikō by Shichirō Fukazawa and slightly inspired by the 1958 fil ...

Scarface (1983 film)

Scarface is a 1983 American crime drama film directed by Brian De Palma, written by Oliver Stone, produced by Martin Bregman and distributed by Universal Pictures. It is a remake of the 1932 film and tells the story of Cuban refugee Tony Montana ...

Staying Alive (1983 film)

Staying Alive is a 1983 American dance musical film starring John Travolta as dancer Tony Manero, with Cynthia Rhodes, Finola Hughes, Joyce Hyser, Julie Bovasso, and dancers Viktor Manoel and Kevyn Morrow. It is a sequel to Saturday Night Fever. ...

Boys (1983 film)

Boys is a 1983 Soviet crime drama made at the film studio Lenfilm, directed by Dinara Asanova. Premiere of the film took place in the Soviet Union in September 1983.

Crime and Punishment (1983 film)

Crime and Punishment is a 1983 film directed by Aki Kaurismaki. It is the first full-length film by Kaurismaki and is based on Fyodor Dostoevskys novel of the same title, Crime and Punishment. The main character in the film is called Rahikainen. ...

La Traviata (1983 film)

La Traviata is a 1983 Italian film written, designed, and directed by Franco Zeffirelli. It is based on the opera La traviata with music by Giuseppe Verdi and libretto by Francesco Maria Piave. Soprano Teresa Stratas, tenor Placido Domingo, and b ...

El Sur (film)

El Sur is a 1983 drama film directed by the Spanish filmmaker Victor Erice. It is based on Adelaida Garcia Morales short novel of the same name. Originally, the film would have run three hours, but producer Elias Querejeta decided not to allow th ...

Quarantine (1983 film)

When quarantine is announced in the kindergarten, it turns out that there is no one with whom to leave five year old Masha - everyone is busy with urgent matters. Even the grandparents are swarmed with work. Therefore, Masha has to live with rela ...

Stryker (1983 film)

Stryker is a Philippine action film directed by Cirio H. Santiago. The film is set in the future where after a nuclear holocaust, survivors battle each other over the remaining water in the world.

Sahara (1983 film)

For other films with the same name, see Sahara. Sahara is a 1983 British-American adventure drama film directed by Andrew McLaglen and starring Brooke Shields, Lambert Wilson, Horst Buchholz, John Rhys-Davies and John Mills. The original music sc ...

Le Marginal

Le Marginal is a 1983 French crime film directed by Jacques Deray and starring Jean-Paul Belmondo. The music for the film was composed by Ennio Morricone.

The Champions (1983 film)

Lee Tung Yuen Biao is taunted by rival football teams. At first he is just a ball boy and a punch bag for the leading villain, King Dick Wei. But after too many beatings, Tung decides to play for another local team and to go against King in a one ...

The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923 film)

The Hunchback of Notre Dame is a 1923 American romantic drama film with horror elements starring Lon Chaney, directed by Wallace Worsley, and produced by Carl Laemmle and Irving Thalberg. The supporting cast includes Patsy Ruth Miller, Norman Ker ...

The Ten Commandments (1923 film)

The Ten Commandments is a 1923 American silent religious epic film produced and directed by Cecil B. DeMille. Written by Jeanie MacPherson, the film is divided into two parts: a prologue recreating the biblical story of the Exodus and a modern st ...

Maytime (1923 film)

Maytime is a 1923 American silent romantic drama film directed by Louis J. Gasnier and starring Ethel Shannon, Harrison Ford and William Norris. The film also features one of Clara Bows earliest cinema roles. The film is based on the play of the ...

A Woman of Paris

A Woman of Paris is a feature-length American silent film that debuted in 1923. The film, an atypical drama film for its creator, was written, directed, produced and later scored by Charlie Chaplin. It is also known as A Woman of Paris: A Drama o ...

The Dreyfus Affair (film series)

The Dreyfus Affair, also known as Dreyfus Court-Martial, is an 1899 series of short silent docudramas, conceived and directed by Georges Melies. Released by Meliess Star Film Company and numbered 206–217 in its catalogs, each of the eleven one-mi ...

Joan of Arc (1900 film)

In the village of Domremy, the young Joan is visited by Saint Michael, Saint Catherine, and Saint Margaret, who exhort her to fight for her country. Her father Jacques dArc, mother Isabelle Romee, and uncle beg her to stay at home, but she leaves ...

Cinderella (1899 film)

Cinderella is an 1899 French film directed by Georges Melies, based on the fairy tale by Charles Perrault. It was released by Meliess Star Film Company and is numbered 219–224 in its catalogues, where it is advertised as a grande feerie extraordi ...

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1913 film)

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is a 1913 horror film based on Robert Louis Stevensons gothic novella The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Directed by Herbert Brenon for producer Carl Laemmles company IMP, the production stars King Baggot in the ...

The Werewolf (1913 film)

The Werewolf is a silent film short that is considered the first werewolf film. It was directed by Henry MacRae, produced by Bison Film Company, and released by Universal Film Manufacturing Company. The script is by Ruth Ann Baldwin, based on the ...

The Student of Prague (1913 film)

The Student of Prague is a 1913 German silent horror film. It is loosely based on "William Wilson", a short story by Edgar Allan Poe, the poem The December Night by Alfred de Musset, and Faust. The film was remade in 1926, under the same title Th ...

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931 film)

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is a 1931 American pre-Code horror film, directed by Rouben Mamoulian and starring Fredric March, who plays a possessed doctor who tests his new formula that can unleash peoples inner demons. The film is an adaptation of T ...

Dracula (film)

Dracula is a 1931 American Spanish-language pre-Code horror film directed by George Melford. It is an adaptation of the 1897 novel by Bram Stoker and the 1924 stage play. It was filmed at night on the same sets that were being used during the day ...

M (1931 film)

M is a 1931 German thriller film directed by Fritz Lang and starring Peter Lorre. The film was written by Lang and his wife Thea von Harbou and was the directors first sound film. The film revolves around the actions of a serial killer of childre ...

Alone (1931 film)

Alone is a Soviet film released in 1931. It was written and directed by Leonid Trauberg and Grigori Kozintsev. It was originally planned as a silent film, but it was eventually released with a soundtrack comprising sound effects, some dialogue an ...

Cimarron (1931 film)

Cimarron is a 1931 Pre-Code Western film directed by Wesley Ruggles, starring Richard Dix and Irene Dunne, and featuring Estelle Taylor and Roscoe Ates. The Oscar-winning script was written by Howard Estabrook based on the Edna Ferber novel Cimar ...

La Chienne

La Chienne is a 1931 French film by director Jean Renoir. It is the second sound film by the director and the twelfth film of his career. The literal English translation of the films title is "The Bitch", although the movie was never released und ...

The Threepenny Opera (film)

The Threepenny Opera is a 1931 German musical film directed by G. W. Pabst. It was produced by Seymour Nebenzals Nero-Film for Tonbild-Syndikat AG, Berlin and Warner Bros. Pictures GmbH, Berlin. The film is loosely based on the 1928 musical theat ...

Frankenstein (1931 film)

Frankenstein is a 1931 American pre-Code science fiction horror film directed by James Whale, produced by Carl Laemmle Jr., and adapted from a play by Peggy Webling, which in turn was based on Mary Shelleys 1818 novel Frankenstein; or, The Modern ...

Sniper (1931 film)

The film begins during the First World War. A former metallurgist goes to France as part of the Russian Expeditionary Force and there he kills a German sniper. Examining the documents of the sniper, he learns that the dead man also worked at a me ...

Alibi (1931 film)

Alibi is a 1931 British mystery detective film directed by Leslie S. Hiscott and starring Austin Trevor, Franklin Dyall, and Elizabeth Allan. The film was adapted from the 1928 play Alibi by Michael Morton which was in turn based on the Agatha Ch ...

Black Coffee (1931 film)

Black Coffee is a 1931 British detective film directed by Leslie S. Hiscott. Based on the play Black Coffee by Agatha Christie featuring her famous private detective Hercule Poirot, it stars Austin Trevor as Poirot with Richard Cooper playing his ...

Bad Girl (1931 film)

Bad Girl is a 1931 American pre-Code drama film. It was written by Edwin J. Burke, from the 1928 novel by Viña Delmar and the 1930 play by Delmar and Brian Marlowe. The film was directed by Frank Borzage. The movie stars Sally Eilers, James Dunn ...

The Champ (1931 film)

The Champ is a 1931 American pre-Code film starring Wallace Beery and Jackie Cooper and directed by King Vidor from a screenplay by Frances Marion, Leonard Praskins and Wanda Tuchock. The picture tells the story of a washed-up alcoholic boxer att ...

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941 film)

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is a 1941 horror film starring Spencer Tracy, Ingrid Bergman, and Lana Turner. The production also features Donald Crisp, Ian Hunter, Barton MacLane, C. Aubrey Smith, and Sara Allgood. Its storyline is based on the gothic ...

The Maltese Falcon (1941 film)

The Maltese Falcon is a 1941 film noir directed and scripted by John Huston in his directorial debut, based on the 1930 novel of the same name by Dashiell Hammett. It stars Humphrey Bogart as private investigator Sam Spade and Mary Astor as his f ...

Dream (1943 film)

The film is set in 1933. From poor villages in Western Ukraine, at that time belonging to Poland, thousands of people are going to cities in search of work and happiness. Among them is Anna. After working all night as a janitor at a local restaur ...

Suspicion (1941 film)

Suspicion is a 1941 romantic psychological thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Cary Grant and Joan Fontaine as a married couple. It also features Sir Cedric Hardwicke, Nigel Bruce, Dame May Whitty, Isabel Jeans, Heather Angel, ...

The Wolf Man (1941 film)

The Wolf Man is a 1941 American horror film written by Curt Siodmak and produced and directed by George Waggner. The film stars Lon Chaney Jr. in the title role. Claude Rains, Warren William, Ralph Bellamy, Patric Knowles, Bela Lugosi, Evelyn Ank ...

The Sign of the Cross (1932 film)

The Sign of the Cross is a 1932 American pre-Code epic film produced and directed by Cecil B. DeMille and released by Paramount Pictures. Based on the original 1895 play by English playwright Wilson Barrett, the screenplay was written by Waldemar ...

Scarface (1932 film)

Scarface is a 1932 American pre-Code gangster film directed by Howard Hawks and produced by Hawks and Howard Hughes. The screenplay, by Ben Hecht, is based loosely on the 1929 novel by Armitage Trail which was inspired by Al Capone. The film star ...

The Mummy (1932 film)

The Mummy is a 1932 American pre-Code romantic horror film directed by Karl Freund. The screenplay by John L. Balderston was from a story by Nina Wilcox Putnam and Richard Schayer. Released by Universal Studios, the film stars Boris Karloff, Zita ...

Night at the Crossroads

Night at the Crossroads is a 1932 film by Jean Renoir, based on the novel of the same title by Georges Simenon and starring Renoirs brother Pierre Renoir as Simenons popular detective, Inspector Maigret. The French director Jacques Becker, then a ...

Island of Lost Souls (1932 film)

Island of Lost Souls is an American pre-Code science fiction horror film starring Charles Laughton, Richard Arlen, Leila Hyams, Bela Lugosi, and Kathleen Burke as the Panther Woman, theatrically released in 1932. The film was directed by Erle C. ...

Shanghai Express (film)

Shanghai Express is a 1932 American pre-Code film directed by Josef von Sternberg and starring Marlene Dietrich, Clive Brook, Anna May Wong, and Warner Oland. It was written by Jules Furthman, based on a 1931 story by Harry Hervey. Shanghai Expre ...

Ksiezna Lowicka

Artur Socha - Lieutenant Piotr Wysocki Wanda Jarszewska - Honoratka Henryk Rzetkowski - Wartownik Aleksander Zelwerowicz - Joannas Father, Broniec Jozef Wegrzyn - Major Walerian Lukasinski Jan Szymanski - General Koruta Loda Niemirzanka - Chamber ...

Flesh (1932 film)

Flesh is a 1932 American pre-Code drama film starring Wallace Beery as a German wrestler. Some of the script was written by Moss Hart and an uncredited William Faulkner, and the film was co-produced and directed by John Ford, who removed his dire ...