Let's face it, Santa has a pretty tough gig. All that jet lag and those nagging elves leaving cookie crumbs in the sleigh can elevate the big guy's blood pressure. Plus, when loading up on Christmas Eve, he's got to make sure to only pack dolls and puppets that won't attack or murder innocent recipients.
Could movie audiences possibly have known what was in store for them when they went into theaters in the summer of 1982? As this 30-year-old sneak peek clip shows, it was a huge year for sci-fi, and every one of the films mentioned turned out to be a bona fide classic.