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List of British films of 1983

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List of British films of 1983

A list of films produced in the United Kingdom in 1983 (see 1983 in film):


Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Another Time, Another Place Michael Radford Phyllis Logan, Denise Coffey Drama
Ascendancy Edward Bennett Julie Covington, Ian Charleson Drama Won the Golden Bear at Berlin
Betrayal David Jones Jeremy Irons, Patricia Hodge, Ben Kingsley Drama Harold Pinter based his screenplay on his 1978 semi-autobiographical play
Biddy Christine Edzard Celia Bannerman, Sam Ghazoros Period drama
Bloodbath at the House of Death Ray Cameron Kenny Everett, Pamela Stephenson, Vincent Price Horror
Bullshot Dick Clement Alan Shearman, Diz White Comedy
Champions John Irvin Entered into the 34th Berlin International Film Festival
The Crimson Permanent Assurance Terry Gilliam Sydney Arnold, Guy Bertrand, John Scott Martin Short Shown as a lead in to Monty Python's The Meaning of Life
Curse of the Pink Panther Blake Edwards David Niven, Joanna Lumley, Burt Kwouk, Herbert Lom, Ted Wass Comedy
Dead on Time Lyndall Hobbs Rowan Atkinson, Nigel Hawthorne Comedy
The Double Lionel Harris Jeanette Sterke, Diane Clare Thriller
The Dresser Peter Yates Albert Finney, Tom Courtenay, Eileen Atkins Drama
Educating Rita Lewis Gilbert Michael Caine, Julie Walters Drama
Enigma Jeannot Szwarc Martin Sheen, Sam Neill Thriller
Eureka Nicolas Roeg Gene Hackman, Theresa Russell Thriller Co-production with the US
Fanny Hill Gerry O'Hara Lisa Foster, Oliver Reed Sex Comedy
The Gold Diggers Sally Potter Julie Christie Drama
Heat and Dust James Ivory Julie Christie, Greta Scacchi, Shashi Kapoor Drama Entered into the 1983 Cannes Film Festival
The Honorary Consul John Mackenzie Michael Caine, Richard Gere, Bob Hoskins Thriller
House of the Long Shadows Pete Walker Vincent Price, Christopher Lee Horror
The Hunger Tony Scott Catherine Deneuve, David Bowie, Susan Sarandon Horror
Invitation to the Wedding Joseph Brooks Ralph Richardson, John Gielgud Comedy
The Jigsaw Man Terence Young Michael Caine, Laurence Olivier Spy/Thriller
Krull Peter Yates Ken Marshall, Lysette Anthony Adventure
Local Hero Bill Forsyth Peter Riegert, Denis Lawson, Burt Lancaster Comedy/Drama
Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence Nagisa Oshima David Bowie, Tom Conti, Ryuichi Sakamoto World War II/POW Entered into the 1983 Cannes Film Festival
Monty Python's The Meaning of Life Terry Jones The members of Monty Python, Carol Cleveland, Simon Jones, Patricia Quinn Comedy/Musical Last film for the Monty Python troupe
Nelly's Version Maurice Branton Eileen Atkins and Anthony Bate Mystery film First film of British-Indian actor and casting director Nizwar Karanj known for Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom and Felicia's Journey
Never Say Never Again Irvin Kershner Sean Connery, Kim Basinger, Klaus Maria Brandauer Spy
El Norte Gregory Nava Zaide Silvia Gutiérrez, David Villalpando Drama Made with the US
Octopussy John Glen Roger Moore, Louis Jordan, Maud Adams, Kristina Wayborn Spy/Action
The Pirates of Penzance Wilford Leach Kevin Kline, Angela Lansbury Comedy/Musical
The Ploughman's Lunch Richard Eyre Jonathan Pryce, Tim Curry, Rosemary Harris Drama
Runners Charles Sturridge Kate Hardie, James Fox, Jane Asher Drama
Scrubbers Mai Zetterling Amanda York, Chrissie Cotterill Drama
Secrets Gavin Millar Helen Lindsay, John Horsley Comedy
Slayground Terry Bedford Peter Coyote, Mel Smith Action
Superman III Richard Lester Christopher Reeve, Richard Pryor Adventure Co-production with the US
Where Is Parsifal? Henri Helman Tony Curtis, Donald Pleasence, Orson Welles Comedy
The Wicked Lady Michael Winner Faye Dunaway, Alan Bates Drama
Yellowbeard Mel Damski Graham Chapman, Peter Boyle Comedy

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