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The following is an overview of events in 1982 in film, including the highest-grossing films, award ceremonies and festivals, a list of films released and notable deaths.

Highest-grossing films

North America

The top ten 1982 released films by box office gross in North America are as follows:

Highest-grossing films of 1982 (North America)[1]
Rank Title Distributor Domestic gross
1. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Universal $359,197,037
2. Tootsie Columbia $177,200,000
3. An Officer and a Gentleman Paramount $129,795,554
4. Rocky III United Artists $124,146,897
5. Porky's 20th Century Fox $105,492,483
6. Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan Paramount $78,912,963
7. 48 Hrs. $78,868,508
8. Poltergeist Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer $76,606,280
9. The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas Universal $69,701,637
10. Annie Columbia $57,059,003

International

The highest-grossing 1982 films from countries outside of North America.

Country Title Director Gross
India Disco Dancer Babbar Subhash $82,440,000[n 4]
Soviet Union Sportloto-82 Leonid Gaidai $19,490,000[n 6]
United Kingdom Gandhi Richard Attenborough $75,000,000[n 7]

Events

Awards

Academy Awards:

Best Picture: Gandhi - Indo-British Films, Columbia
Best Director: Richard Attenborough - Gandhi
Best Actor: Ben Kingsley - Gandhi
Best Actress: Meryl Streep - Sophie's Choice
Best Supporting Actor: Louis Gossett Jr. - An Officer and a Gentleman
Best Supporting Actress: Jessica Lange - Tootsie
Best Foreign Language Film: Volver a empezar (Begin the Beguine), directed by José Luis Garci, Spain

Golden Globe Awards:

Drama:
Best Picture: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Best Actor: Ben Kingsley - Gandhi
Best Actress: Meryl Streep - Sophie's Choice
Musical or comedy:
Best Picture: Tootsie
Best Actor: Dustin Hoffman - Tootsie
Best Actress: Julie Andrews - Victor/Victoria
Other
Best Director: Richard Attenborough - Gandhi
Best Foreign Film: Gandhi, India

Palme d'Or (Cannes Film Festival):

Missing, directed by Costa Gavras, United States
Yol (The Way), directed by Y?lmaz Güney, Turkey

Golden Lion (Venice Film Festival):

The State of Things (Der Stand der Dinge), directed by Wim Wenders, W. Germany / Portugal / USA

Golden Bear (Berlin Film Festival):

Die Sehnsucht der Veronika Voss (Veronika Voss), directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder, W. Germany

1982 Wide-release movies

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October-December

Notable films released in 1982

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Births

Notable deaths

Month Date Name Age Country Profession Notable films
January 1 Victor Buono 43 USA Actor
1 Margot Grahame 70 UK Actress
4 Kathryn Scola 90 USA Screenwriter
5 Hans Conried 64 USA Actor
5 Harvey Lembeck 58 USA Actor
8 Reta Shaw 69 USA Actress
8 Grégoire Aslan 73 UK Actor
10 Paul Lynde 55 USA Actor
30 Stanley Holloway 91 UK Actor
February 5 Dolores Moran 58 USA Actress
11 Eleanor Powell 69 USA Actress, Dancer
12 Victor Jory 79 USA Actor
17 Lee Strasberg 80 USA Actor, Director
24 Virginia Bruce 71 USA Actress
March 5 John Belushi 33 USA Actor
6 Ayn Rand 77 USA Writer, Actress
19 Alan Badel 58 UK Actor, Miscellaneous
21 Harry H. Corbett 57 UK Actor, Writer
26 Sam Kydd 67 UK Actor
27 Betty Schade 87 USA Actress, Writer
29 Rudy Bond 69 USA Actor
April 3 Warren Oates 53 USA Actor
15 Arthur Lowe 66 UK Actor
21 Joe Sawyer 75 USA Actor
22 Harold Goldblatt 82 UK Actor
25 Don Wilson 81 USA Actor
25 W. R. Burnett 82 USA Screenwriter
26 Celia Johnson 73 UK Actress
27 Tom Tully 73 USA Actor
May 2 Helmut Dantine 63 Austria Actor, Producer
2 Hugh Marlowe 71 USA Actor
2 Wini Shaw 75 USA Actress, Singer
14 Hugh Beaumont 73 USA Actor
16 Leigh Snowden 52 USA Actress
29 Romy Schneider 43 France Actress
June 10 Rainer Werner Fassbinder 37 Germany Writer, Director, Actor
18 Curd Jürgens 66 Austria Actor, Director
29 Henry King 96 USA Director, Producer
29 Michael Brennan 69 UK Actor
July 8 Isa Miranda 73 Italy Actress
12 Kenneth More 67 UK Actor
18 John Maxwell 64 USA Actor
19 John Harvey 70 UK Actor
23 Vic Morrow 53 USA Actor
August 2 Cathleen Nesbitt 93 UK Actress
7 Jill Banner 35 USA Actress
11 Tom Drake 64 USA Actor
12 Henry Fonda 77 USA Actor, Producer
13 Joe E. Ross 68 USA Actor
13 Charles Walters 70 USA Director
14 Patrick Magee 58 UK Actor
19 Russell Waters 74 UK Actor
20 Ulla Jacobsson 53 Sweden Actress
20 Edward Ludwig 82 Russia Director
29 Ingrid Bergman 67 Sweden Actress, Producer
September 2 Jay Novello 78 USA Actor
5 Richard Lane 83 USA Actor
13 Philip Ober 80 USA Actor
14 Grace Kelly 52 USA, Monaco Actress
24 Sarah Churchill 67 UK Actress
28 Mabel Albertson 81 USA Actress
28 Seth Banks 66 USA Costume Designer
29 Lucy Griffiths 63 UK Actress
October 1 Larry Breeding 36 USA Actor Street Music
3 Vivien Merchant 53 UK Actress
5 Eddie Frewin 61 UK Transportation Co-ordinator
8 Fernando Lamas 67 Argentina Actor, Director
13 John Brahm 89 Germany Director
14 Dick Ung 59 USA Animator
27 Valerio Zurlini 56 Italy Director, Writer
November 1 King Vidor 88 USA Director, Producer
4 Dominique Dunne 22 USA Actress Poltergeist
4 Jacques Tati 75 France Actor, Writer, Director
4 Talfryn Thomas 60 UK Actor Under Milk Wood
7 Elio Petri 53 Italy Director, Writer
10 John Bay 53 USA Actor
17 Ruth Donnelly 86 USA Actress
18 Forbes Murray 98 USA Actor
21 Lee Patrick 80 USA Actress
26 Robert Coote 73 USA Actor
30 Eric Thompson 53 UK Actor, Writer
30 Verna Fields 64 USA Film Editor
December 2 Marty Feldman 48 UK Actor, Director, Writer
4 George Tovey 68 UK Actor
10 Roy Webb 94 USA Composer, Musical Director
21 Gladys Henson 83 UK Actress
22 Jack Webb 62 USA Actor

Film debuts

See also

Notes

  1. ^ 9.79 Indian rupees per US dollar in 1982[3]
  2. ^ Disco Dancer: 60 million Soviet rubles in 1984,[4] 0.791 rubles per US dollar in 1984[5]
  3. ^ 12.43 Indian rupees per US dollar in 1984[6]
  4. ^ Disco Dancer: INR100.74 crore (US$82.44 million)
  5. ^ 55.2 million Soviet tickets sold,[7] average ticket price of 25 kopecks[8]
  6. ^ Sportloto-82 in Soviet Union: 13.8 million SUR,[n 5] 0.708 Soviet rubles per US dollar in 1982[5]
  7. ^ Gandhi: $75,000,000 outside of North America,[9] highest-grossing 1982 British film at UK box office[10]

References


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