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Summer of 1982

There's never been another summer before or since. Alamo Drafthouse celebrates 30th anniversary of the greatest geek summer in the history of cinema - CONAN THE BARBARIAN, THE ROAD WARRIOR, POLTERGEIST, THE THING, BLADE RUNNER, E.T., TRON, ROCKY III, STAR TREK 2: WRATH OF KHAN. Visit

"I'm gonna torture him. I'm gonna crucify him. Real bad."

"What is steel compared to the hand that wields it?"

"I have been and always shall be your friend."

Nightmares spawned for a generation...

"Why don't we just wait here for a little while... see what happens..."

"I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I've watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhauser Gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die."

1982's "Person of the Year" was the Computer.

Rocky III Official Movie Magazine!

Alamo Drafthouse celebrates the 30th anniversary of the "Summer of 1982"

Starlog (November, 1982) cover with ET, STAR TREK 2, THE THING, ROAD WARRIOR, POLTERGEIST and BLADE RUNNER

Starlog (August, 1982) cover with STAR TREK 2: THE WRATH OF KAHN

Starlog (June, 1982) cover with CONAN THE BARBARIAN

Starlog (May, 1982) cover with BLADE RUNNER


Drew Struzan delivered this poster 24 hours after getting the job from John Carpenter

The Road Warrior

Conan the Barbarian

The Greatest Summer of Movies... Ever!