The Dresser Script

Directed by:Peter Yates
Year:1983

Plot:In a touring Shakespearean theater group, a backstage hand - the dresser, is devoted to the brilliant but tyrannical head of the company. He struggles to support the deteriorating star as the company struggles to carry on during the London blitz. The pathos of his backstage efforts rival the pathos in the story of Lear and the Fool that is being presented on-stage, as the situation comes to a crisis.
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Deadly Force Script

Directed by:Paul Aaron
Year:1983

Plot:Stoney Cooper, a former Los Angeles police officer, is at a low point in his life. Kicked off the force because of his anti-authority attitude, he now ekes out a living as a freelancer in New York. All this changes when the daughter of an old friend is killed by serial killer terrorizing L.A. Although almost nobody in his old home town is happy to see him back, Cooper pledges to bring the killer to justice before any more innocent people die.
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Daniel Script

Script by:E.L. Doctorow (Novel), E.L. Doctorow (Screenplay)
Directed by:Sidney Lumet
Year:1983

Plot:The fictionalized story of Daniel, the son of Paul and Rochelle Isaacson, who were executed as Soviet spies in the 1950s. As a graduate student in New York in the 1960s, Daniel is involved in the antiwar protest movement and contrasts his experiences to the memory of his parents and his belief that they were wrongfully convicted.
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Blame It On Rio Script

Script by:Charlie Peters (Writer), Larry Gelbart (Writer)
Directed by:Stanley Donen
Year:1984

Plot:Matthew Hollis is man on holiday in Rio with his best friend. Both men have teenage daughters with them. When Matthew falls for his best friend's amorous daughter named Jennifer, they embark on a secret, if slightly one-sided relationship. Jennifer's father is furious when he finds out about the 'older man' in his daughter's life, and sets out to hunt him down with the aid of Matthew!
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Android Script

Script by:James Reigle (Writer), Don Keith Opper (Writer)
Directed by:Aaron Lipstadt
Year:1982

Plot:Eccentric scientist Dr. Daniel and his shy assistant Max lead a quiet life on their space station, carrying out illegal research on androids, until they receive an unwelcome visit from three fugitives one of whom is female. Both Dr. Daniel and Max show an interest in her, but one of the other visitors has more sinister intentions.
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All The Right Moves Script

Script by:Michael Kane (Writer)
Directed by:Michael Chapman
Year:1983

Plot:Sensitive study of a headstrong high school football star who dreams of getting out of his small Western Pennsylvania steel town with a football scholarship. His equally ambitious coach aims at a college position, resulting in a clash which could crush the player's dreams
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The Lords Of Discipline Script

Directed by:Franc Roddam
Year:1983

Plot:Will arrives for his last year at Military Academy, in the Deep South USA, in the 1960's. A black student, Pearce, has been accepted, for the first time and Will is asked to keep an eye out for the inevitable racism. The racists come in the form of The Ten, a secret group of the elite students. They want Pearce to leave on his own free will, but are prepared to torture him to make it 'his free will'. Will is forced to help Pearce and he is prepared to risk his own career to do so.
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Heart Like A Wheel Script

Script by:Ken Friedman (Writer)
Directed by:Jonathan Kaplan
Year:1983

Plot:Shirley Muldowney is determined to be a top-fuel drag racer, although no woman has ever raced them before. Despite the high risks of this kind of racing and the burden it places on her family life, she perseveres in her dream.
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Venom Script

Script by:Robert Carrington (Screenplay), Alan Scholefield (Novel)
Directed by:Piers Haggard
Year:1981

Plot:International terrorists attempt to kidnap a wealthy couple's child. Their plan comes unstuck when a deadly Black Mamba, sent by mistake instead of a harmless snake, escapes and the terrorists and several hostages are trapped in the boy's London home.
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