Top Films of 1982: World Premieres
 Top Ten by U.S. Release Date (Updated) // My 1982 Oscar Ballot (Updated)

1. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Dir. Steven Spielberg. With Henry Thomas, Dee Wallace A
2. Tootsie Dir. Sydney Pollack. With Dustin Hoffman, Jessica Lange, Teri Garr, Bill Murray A–
3. Shoot the Moon Dir. Alan Parker. With Albert Finney, Diane Keaton, Dana Hill A–
4. Blade Runner Dir. Ridley Scott. With Harrison Ford, Sean Young, Rutger Hauer A–
5. Missing Dir. Costa-Gavras. With Jack Lemmon, Sissy Spacek, John Shea B+

Reviews from 1982
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   Frances Dir. Graeme Clifford. With Jessica Lange, Sam Shepard, Kim Stanley B–
©   Making Love Dir. Arthur Hiller. With Michael Ontkean, Kate Jackson, Harry Hamlin C–
   Missing Dir. Costa-Gavras. With Jack Lemmon, Sissy Spacek, John Shea, David Clennon B+
   Querelle Dir. Rainer Werner Fassbinder. With Brad Davis, Hanno Pöschl, Jeanne Moreau B+
   Sophie's Choice Dir. Alan J. Pakula. With Meryl Streep, Peter MacNicol, Kevin Kline D+

More Grades from 1982
Unreviewed titles I have seen recently enough to grade
 
      The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas Dir. Colin Higgins. With Burt Reynolds, Dolly Parton C
      Evil Under the Sun Dir. Guy Hamilton. With Peter Ustinov, Maggie Smith, Jane Birkin D+
      An Officer and a Gentleman Dir. Taylor Hackford. With Richard Gere, Debra Winger C
      Personal Best Dir. Robert Towne. With Mariel Hemingway, Patrice Donnelly, Scott Glenn B
      The Return of the Soldier Dir. Alan Bridges. With Julie Christie, Alan Bates, Glenda Jackson C+
      Victor/Victoria Dir. Blake Edwards. With Julie Andrews, James Garner, Robert Preston C
      The World According to Garp Dir. George Roy Hill. With Robin Williams, Mary Beth Hurt C
 

Also from 1982
The memories are fading, but they're somewhere in my brain
 
Fetching
      Fitzcarraldo Dir. Werner Herzog. With Klaus Kinski, Jose Lewgoy, Claudia Cardinale
      The Night of the Shooting Stars Dirs. Paolo & Vittorio Taviani. With Omero Antonutti
      The Verdict Dir. Sidney Lumet. With Paul Newman, Jack Warden, Charlotte Rampling

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