List of Canadian films of 1982

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This is a list of Canadian films which were released in 1982:

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
After the Axe Sturla Gunnarsson James Douglas National Film Board docudrama Academy Award nominee
Amazones d'Hier, Lesbiennes d'Aujourd'hui Documentary
Baker Country U.S.A. William Fruet Henry Silva, Nicholas Campbell Drama Made with U.S. financing
Beyond Forty (La Quarantaine) Anne Claire Poirier Monique Mercure, Jacques Godin National Film Board drama
Big Meat Eater Chris Windsor Clarence Miller, George Dawson Science fiction comedy, cult film
By Design Claude Jutra Sara Botsford, Patty Duke Astin, Saul Rubinek, Clare Coulter Drama
Class of 1984 Mark L. Lester Perry King, Timothy Van Patten, Michael J. Fox Action
Comfort and Indifference (Le Confort et l'indifférence) Denys Arcand Documentary
Cries from the Deep Jacques Gagné Documentary
A Day in a Taxi (Une journée en taxi) Robert Ménard Jean Yanne, Gilles Renaud, Monique Mercure Drama
Deadly Companion (Double Negative) George Bloomfield John Candy, Anthony Perkins Mystery
Deadly Eyes Robert Clouse Sam Bloom, Scatman Crothers, Sara Botsford, Cec Linder, Lisa Langlois, Lesleh Donaldson Horror
The Great Chess Movie Gilles Carle, Camille Coudrai National Film Board documentary
The Grey Fox Phillip Borsos Richard Farnsworth, Jackie Burroughs, Ken Pogue, Wayne Robson, Timothy Webber, Gary Reineke Western AV Preservation Trust Masterwork
Hard Feelings Daryl Duke Carl Marotte, Charlaine Woodard Drama
Harry Tracy, Desperado William Graham Bruce Dern, Helen Shaver, Michael Gwynne, Gordon Lightfoot Western
Highpoint Peter Carter Christopher Plummer, Beverly D'Angelo, Kate Reid, Maury Chaykin, Saul Rubinek, Peter Donat Drama Stuntman Dar Robinson does the free fall from the top of the CN Tower at the end of the movie.
Humongous Paul Lynch Janet Julian, David Wallace Horror
If You Could See What I Hear Eric Till Marc Singer, R.H. Thomson, Shari Belafonte-Harper, Douglas Campbell Bio-drama Based on the biography of Tom Sullivan, a blind American singer/ songwriter and athlete; Genie Award - Supporting Actor (Thomson)
If You Love This Planet Terri Nash Helen Caldicott National Film Board documentary Oscar winner; labeled subversive by U.S. gov.
The Incubus John Hough John Cassavetes, John Ireland, Kerrie Keane, Helen Hughes Horror
Killing 'em Softly Max Fischer Irene Cara, Nicholas Campbell, Clark Johnson Drama
Latitude 55° John Juliani August Schellenberg, Andrée Pelletier Drama
Liona Boyd: First Lady of the Guitar Alan Simmonds Liona Boyd, Chet Atkins, Lenny Breau, Eli Kassner, Liberace Documentary Made for TV
Melanie Rex Bromfield Burton Cummings, Glynnis O'Connor Drama Genie Awards – Foreign Actress (O’Connor), Adapted Screenplay, Song
Murder by Phone Michael Anderson Richard Chamberlain, John Houseman, Sara Botsford, Barry Morse Drama Made with U.S. financing
Not a Love Story: A Film About Pornography Bonnie Sherr Klein National Film Board documentary
Odyssey in the Pacific (The Emperor of Peru) Fernando Arrabal Mickey Rooney, Anick, Johnathan Starr, Monique Mercure Surreal children's film Canada-France co-production; screenplay by Fernando Arrabal and Roger Lemelin
Paradise Stuart Gillard Willie Ames, Phoebe Cates, Tuvia Tavi Drama
Poetry in Motion Ron Mann Including Allen Ginsberg, Charles Bukowski and Tom Waits Documentary
A Portrait of Giselle Muriel Balash Documentary
Scandale George Mihalka Sophie Lorain, Gilbert Comptois, Nanette Workman Comedy
Scissere Peter Mettler Greg Krantz Experimental feature
The Shimmering Beast (La bête lumineuse) Pierre Perrault National Film Board documentary Screened at the 1983 Cannes Film Festival
Shocktrauma Eric Till Drama
Split Image Ted Kotcheff Michael O'Keefe, Karen Allen, Peter Fonda Drama PolyGram
Spring Fever Joseph Scanlan Carling Bassett, Susan Anton, Frank Converse, Jessica Walter, Stephen Young Drama Made with U.S. financing
Sweet Lies and Loving Oaths (Doux aveux) Fernand Dansereau Hélène Loiselle, Marcel Sabourin, Genevieve Brassard Drama
Ted Baryluk's Grocery John Paskievich, Michael Mirus Documentary
Visiting Hours Jean-Claude Lord Michael Ironside, Lee Grant, Linda Purl, William Shatner, Lenore Zann Thriller Distributed in the U.S. by 20th Century Fox, this low-budget movie was a box office success and launched Michael Ironside’s career Stateside.
Wild Flowers (Les Fleurs sauvages) Jean Pierre Lefebvre Marthe Nadeau, Michèle Magny, Pierre Curzi Drama Cannes – International Critics Prize
Les Yeux rouges ou les vérité accidentelles Yves Simoneau Marie Tifo, Jean-Marie Lemieux, Pierre Curzi Crime drama

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