Best award winning movies with breakout role from 1982

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with breakout role from 1982! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with breakout role from 1982, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Tootsie (1982)

When struggling, out of work actor Michael Dorsey secretly adopts a female alter ego - Dorothy Michaels - in order to land a part in a daytime drama, he unwittingly becomes a feminist icon and ends up in a romantic pickle.

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1982-12-17 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Dustin Hoffman, Jessica Lange

Rating

rating icon 7.222
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #13 for
    afterschool special
  2. Ranked #63 for
    critically acclaimed
  3. Ranked #77 for
    Oscar nomination deserving

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2 Victor/Victoria (1982)

A struggling female soprano finds work playing a male female impersonator, but it complicates her personal life.

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1982-04-25 | Music / Comedy

Cast

Julie Andrews, James Garner

Rating

rating icon 7.258
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #85 for
    machismo
  2. Ranked #93 for
    crowd-pleaser
  3. Ranked #95 for
    antiquated

Trailer

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3 The Grey Fox (1982)

Old West highwayman Bill Miner, known to Pinkertons as "The Gentleman Bandit," is released in 1901 after 33 years in prison. A genial and charming old man, he re-enters a world unfamiliar to him, and returns to the only thing that gives him purpose — robbery.

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1982-12-16 | Western / Action

Cast

Richard Farnsworth, Jackie Burroughs

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #48 for
    misty
  2. Ranked #96 for
    sepia tone
  3. Ranked #153 for
    gentlemanly

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4 Sophie's Choice (1982)

Stingo, a young writer, moves to Brooklyn in 1947 to begin work on his first novel. As he becomes friendly with Sophie and her lover Nathan, he learns that she is a Holocaust survivor. Flashbacks reveal her harrowing story, from pre-war prosperity to Auschwitz. In the present, Sophie and Nathan's relationship increasingly unravels as Stingo grows closer to Sophie and Nathan's fragile mental state becomes ever more apparent.

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1982-12-08 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline

Rating

rating icon 7.332
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #59 for
    with cockney accent
  2. Ranked #92 for
    Oscar-worthy performance
  3. Ranked #103 for
    gut-wrenching

Trailer

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5 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

An alien is left behind on Earth and saved by the 10-year-old Elliot who decides to keep him hidden in his home. While a task force hunts for the extra-terrestrial, Elliot, his brother, and his little sister Gertie form an emotional bond with their new friend, and try to help him find his way home.

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1982-06-11 | Science Fiction / Adventure

Cast

Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore

Rating

rating icon 7.518
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #76 for
    wonderful
  2. Ranked #116 for
    critically acclaimed
  3. Ranked #118 for
    mawkish

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6 An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)

Zack Mayo is an aloof, taciturn man who aspires to be a navy pilot. Once he arrives at training camp for his 13-week officer's course, Mayo runs afoul of abrasive, no-nonsense drill Sergeant Emil Foley. Mayo is an excellent cadet, but a little cold around the heart, so Foley rides him mercilessly, sensing that the young man would be prime officer material if he weren't so self-involved. Zack's affair with a working girl is likewise compromised by his unwillingness to give of himself.

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1982-07-28 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Richard Gere, Debra Winger

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #80 for
    harsh sound
  2. Ranked #99 for
    critically acclaimed
  3. Ranked #118 for
    barn-burner

Trailer

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7 The Verdict (1982)

Frank Galvin is a down-on-his-luck lawyer and reduced to drinking and ambulance chasing, when a former associate reminds him of his obligations in a medical malpractice suit by serving it to Galvin on a silver platter—all parties are willing to settle out of court. Blundering his way through the preliminaries, Galvin suddenly realizes that the case should actually go to court—to punish the guilty, to get a decent settlement for his clients... and to restore his standing as a lawyer.

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1982-12-08 | Drama

Cast

Paul Newman, Charlotte Rampling

Rating

rating icon 7.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #40 for
    Courtroom Drama
  2. Ranked #56 for
    desperately hoping
  3. Ranked #140 for
    pill-popping

Trailer

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8 Blade Runner (1982)

In the smog-choked dystopian Los Angeles of 2019, blade runner Rick Deckard is called out of retirement to terminate a quartet of replicants who have escaped to Earth seeking their creator for a way to extend their short life spans.

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1982-06-25 | Science Fiction / Drama

Cast

Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer

Rating

rating icon 7.937
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #80 for
    cyborg
  2. Ranked #113 for
    futuristic society
  3. Ranked #116 for
    orwellian

Trailer

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9 The Year of Living Dangerously (1982)

Australian journalist Guy Hamilton travels to Indonesia to cover civil strife in 1965. There—on the eve of an attempted coup—he befriends a Chinese Australian photographer with a deep connection to and vast knowledge of the Indonesian people, and also falls in love with a British national.

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1982-12-17 | Romance / Drama

Cast

Mel Gibson, Sigourney Weaver

Rating

rating icon 6.653
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #90 for
    callow
  2. Ranked #96 for
    opaque
  3. Ranked #126 for
    soggy

Trailer

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10 Conan the Barbarian (1982)

A horde of rampaging warriors massacre the parents of young Conan and enslave the young child for years on The Wheel of Pain. As the sole survivor of the childhood massacre, Conan is released from slavery and taught the ancient arts of fighting. Transforming himself into a killing machine, Conan travels into the wilderness to seek vengeance on Thulsa Doom, the man responsible for killing his family. In the wilderness, Conan takes up with the thieves Valeria and Subotai. The group comes upon King Osric, who wants the trio of warriors to help rescue his daughter who has joined Doom in the hills.

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1982-04-02 | Adventure / Fantasy

Cast

Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Earl Jones

Rating

rating icon 6.809
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #141 for
    swordsmanship
  2. Ranked #185 for
    pulpy
  3. Ranked #196 for
    swashbuckler

Trailer

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