Best Thriller Movies of 1983: Unwrapped Official Best 1983 Thriller Films

Top 10 Thriller Movies Ranked 1983 You Must Watch

Unwrapped’s Offical 10 Best Thriller Movies of 1983 list is finally here (I know it’s been too long). At Unwrapped, we have had the entire team, which part of the employment criteria is a love of movies, make a list of The 10 Best Thriller Movies of 1983. We then put our heads together for over six months and have come up with what I believe are the most significant, most watchable Thriller Movies of 1983. Ultimately this is my opinion, and I am open to feedback; however, I am pretty sure any true movie fan will agree with me. (Yes, that’s designed to irritate you, so you comment.)

Best Thriller Movies of 1983


Octopussy (1983)

PG | 2h 11min | Action, Adventure, Thriller | 10 June 1983 (USA)

IMDb Rating: 6.5/10

Never Say Never Again

Never Say Never Again (1983)

PG | 2h 14min | Action, Adventure, Thriller | 7 October 1983 (USA)

IMDb Rating: 6.2/10


Cujo (1983)

R | 1h 33min | Horror, Thriller | 12 August 1983 (USA)

IMDb Rating: 6.1/10

Jaws 3

Jaws 3-D (1983)

PG | 1h 39min | Adventure, Horror, Thriller | 22 July 1983 (USA)

IMDb Rating: 3.7/10


Videodrome (1983)

R | 1h 27min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 4 February 1983 (USA)

IMDb Rating: 7.2/10

Bad Boys

Bad Boys (1983)

R | 2h 3min | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 25 March 1983 (USA)

IMDb Rating: 7.2/10


Brainstorm (1983)

PG | 1h 46min | Sci-Fi, Thriller | 30 September 1983 (USA)

IMDb Rating: 6.4/10

Something Wicked This Way Comes

Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983)

PG | 1h 35min | Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller | 29 April 1983 (USA)

IMDb Rating: 6.8/10

The Osterman Weekend

The Osterman Weekend (1983)

R | 1h 43min | Action, Drama, Thriller | 4 November 1983 (USA)

IMDb Rating: 5.9/10

The Lift

The Lift (1983)

R | 1h 35min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 4 July 1985 (USA)

IMDb Rating: 6.2/10

10 Best Thriller Movies of 1983

So there you have it, these are my 10 Best Thriller Movies of 1983. I hope you enjoyed the list and look forward to hearing from you and seeing your favourite movies from this year. I hope there are some I have not seen as I love a hidden gem.

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