Top Ten Lists of Eighties Movies

The concept is pretty easily, pick your ten favorite movies from the eighties. The hard part? I want JUST movies from the eighties, not movies you might have seen during the eighties. Also, try and avoid movies that came out after the eighties if possible, 1990 is pretty borderline, I won't scream too loudly if you add one that is from then...

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By: Nic
  • 10. Karate Kid
    Well it had to be in here somewhere after all the times I watched it because of my brother and his obsession over the film
  • 9. Return Of The Jedi
    Well it had the Ewalks in it, and besides it was always on curtesy of my brother.
  • 8. Friday the 13th part 4
    Well it was freaky when Corey Feldman shaved his hair off to look like the monster Jason as a child!
  • 7. The Black Cauldron
    Well it was scary and it was the only Disney movie ever rated PG! Besides the cute little furry theif who loved 'munchies and crunchies' stole my heart.
  • 6. Oliver & Company
    Well it was cute too and I love Disney Movies!
  • 5. My Science Project
    I cant remember when it was filmed, but it was a classic! "Go ahead, make my semester!"
  • 4. Ghostbusters
    Hey I happened to like Slimer thankyou very much!
  • 3. The Fox and the Hound
    Hey, come on it was so cute. "I'm a hound dog!"
  • 2. Dead Poet's Society
    Talk about embrassing I almost got up on my desk in my year 9 English class declaring "Oh Captain my Captain" at the top of my lungs!
  • 1. The Goonies
    You can't possibly tell me that there was a better movie that came out that year cause I just wont believe you!
By: billy slowwit
  • 10. To Live and Die In LA
    Friedkin redefines the crime drama with a moral ambiguity and a sense of nihlism and fatalism . After all the main character dies and there 20 minutes left. WHAT??? Great car chase.
  • 9. Moonlighting
    Not the TV show, but a British film with Jeremy Irons about Polish Immigrant workers in England during the rise of Solidarity.
  • 8. Blue Velvet
    There is no denying the power of David Lynch's film. Love it or hate it, the most original commercial film of the decade.
  • 7. Stranger Than Paradise
    Jim Jarmusch's first film is a clarion call to Hollywood that it will never listen to..talent and creativity are more valuable then money and stars.
  • 6. Cutter's Way
    The best thriller of the last 20 years looks better now then it did then.
  • 5. The Dead
    John Huston films an unfilmable short story and leaves us with a validictory masterpiece on the complexities of the everyday.
  • 4. The King of Comedy
    Scorsese's best film is more relevant then ever. DeNiro's character makes your skin crawl and Jerry Lewis is fantastic.
  • 3. Rumble Fish
    Coppla creates a vision of time and memory, a dream on celluoid that captures the moments of growing into a man better than any other film.
  • 2. Secret Honor
    Robert Altman shoots a play with only one actor, Philip baker Hall, playing Nixon in an audacious turn that he saved our nation by betraying it. Makes Stones's later overwrought work seem puny.
  • 1. Love Streams
    Cassavetes last film is also his best with another great performance by Gena Rowlands.
By: Joel Bowman
other kewl flicks include: Ghostbusters,Back to the Future,The Empire Strikes Back, The Goonies, The Outsiders, The Breakfast Club and Wargames.
By: Shelby Voisin
Molly Rigwald is the best actress of the 80's.........I also like almost every funny, chezzey movie from the 80's
By: antonis pouliasis
By: kristen
  • 10. The Muppets Take Manhattan
    somebodies getting marrrried
  • 9. The Goonies
    hey yoooooooooou guuuuuuuuuuuuys
  • 8. The Never Ending Story
    carfax is da bomb
  • 7. Pee Wee's Big Adventure
    there aint no basement in the alamo
  • 6. License To Drive
    why do i need a cadalac when i already have a mercedes
  • 5. Better Off Dead
    the language of love ricky
  • 4. Fast Times At Ridge Mont High
  • 3. Big
    who else can look so cool play a floor keyboard
  • 2. The Princess Bride
    have fun stooorming the castle
  • 1. 16 Candles
    because dental hygeine is a priority.
girls just wanna have fuuuuuuuun!fame,grease 2, summer rental back to the future, the blue lagoon,
By: Mario Tremolo
  • 10. The Gate
    Funny little critters.
  • 9. Robocop
    Good technology in the movie,like the enemy
  • 8. Legend
    The devil was awesome looking
  • 7. Born in East L.A.
    Cheech Marin is hilarious
  • 6. Sleepaway Camp
    Good horror flick
  • 5. Invasion U.S.A.
    Terrorists were cool
  • 4. Over the Top
    I like to Armwrestle
  • 3. Fright Night
    Awesome cast and blood sucking vampires
  • 2. The Wraith
    The Turbo Interceptor is my dream car
  • 1. Cyborg
    I loved the scenery and storyline,not to mention the characters
80's movies are the best!
By: Robert Haines
Cher was the best in the 80's
By: Staci
By: Caroline Archer
  • 10. How I Got Into College
    loved it !!
  • 9. License To Drive
    In fact any thing with Corey Haim in - he is still a hottie
  • 8. Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
    Sarah Jessica Parker and Helen Hunt at their best
  • 7. Teen
  • 6. Footloose
  • 5. Shes Outta Control
    pure cheese !
  • 4. Dance Til Dawn
    Where the hell can i buy this movie !!!!!!!
  • 3. Pretty In Pink
  • 2. The Breakfast Club
    Hmmm Judd Nelson's Hot !!
  • 1. 16 Candles
    We Love Molly !!
By: Gigi Jones
The only comment I really have to make is simply this: THE BRAT PACK CAN NEVER BE BEAT
By: Steve
By: joe
  • 10. Cheech And Chongs Up In Smoke
    what can i stay,im a complete stoner,these guys just make me l;auigh so bad. Its a shame the majority of the rest of there films sucked.
  • 9. Blade Runner
    "i have seen things you people wouldnt believe......"
  • 8. Evil Dead 2
    bruce campbell at his best in this gory yet hillarious zombie flick.
  • 7. Pee-wee's Big Adventure
    tim burton-pee wee herman-u couldnt go wrong. so innocent but absolutely insane from start to end.
  • 6. Stand By Me
    no matter how many times ive seen this movie,it still moves me every time i watch it,fantastic cast.
  • 5. Return Of The Living Dead
    teenage punks vs zombies! it captured the whole comedy-horror teenage crossover genre perfectly
  • 4. The Breakfast Club
    judd nelson was fuckin harsh!whatta dude.
  • 3. National Lampoon's European Vacation
    chevy chase doing the german beer dance was absolutely classic.
  • 2. The Goonies
    the best adventure ever made without a doubt,every1 loves the truffle shuffle. "black rv,bullet holes,,black rv,b-b-bullet holes".
  • 1. Bill And Ted's Excellent Adventure
    alex winters was the dude in this film,and keanu reeves didnt suck for a change. "what number r we thinking of?'---"69 dudes!".
the best decade in the world for movies,the 90's and modern day just suck compared to it,just wish i was older during it.
By: Lindsay
By: Dani
  • 10. Back To The Future
    i would just love to see how my life turned out
  • 9. Love Potion #9
    every one would love to put a love spell on their crush i know i would
  • 8. The Goonies
    every one loves an adventure
  • 7. Top Gun
    tom cruise is such a hunk
  • 6. Pretty Woman
    donīt you just love julia roberts transformation
  • 5. Sabrina
    hey you can find love where you least expect it
  • 4. Over Board
    i just love a happy ending.......
  • 3. Wild Hearts Canīt Be Broken
    if we all had that courage to do what we believe in we would all be living our dreams
  • 2. 16 Candles
    i would just love to have a sweety like michael by my side anythime
  • 1. Dirty Dancing
    hey who with patric there i bet he can give him the time of his life....
By: Pyrus
  • 10. Karate Kid
    Another classic.
  • 9. E.T.
    A classic.
  • 8. Blade Runner
    Fiction with the purest action.
  • 7. Gonnies
    Excellent to have fun itself.
  • 6. Raiders of the Lost Arc
    Simple Indiana Jones.
  • 5. Flash Dance
    Good Music
  • 4. Ghostbusters
    I donīt have words to describe
  • 3. Top Gun
    Action and romance in a perfect union.
  • 2. Back to the Future I, II and III
    Simply the trilogy with the best script of history.
  • 1. Ferris Bueller's Day Off
    Simple however perfect.
By: ken
  • 10. Young Guns
  • 9. Terminater 1&2
  • 8. Breakfast Club
  • 7. Stand By Me
  • 6. Cocoon
  • 5. Rocky 1&2&3
  • 4. Predator 1&2
  • 3. Mad Max
    the begining of the end?,it's closer than you think!!
  • 2. China Syndrome
    almost as scary as what happened yesterday and a true story
  • 1. Heavy Metal
    the locnar has returned and hit manhattan
By: Brenda
  • 10. Meatballs
    Featuring Corey Feldman. Weird, but funny.
  • 9. Lost Boys
    Featuring Corey Feldman. Exciting and thrilling movie.
  • 8. License to Drive
    Featuring Corey Feldman. Neat movie.
  • 7. Stepmonster
    Featuring Corey Feldman. Put it this way, if it weren't for Corey, the movie would have sucked.
  • 6. Goonies
    Featuring Corey Feldman. What an adventure.
  • 5. Stand by Me
    Featuring Corey Feldman. Even though he was made to play a geek, he was yet so cute.
  • 4. Rock n' Roll Highschool Forever
    Featuring Corey Feldman. Totally funny.
  • 3. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
    Featuring Corey Feldman as Donnetello. It rocks.
  • 2. Dream a Little Dream
    Featuring Corey Feldman. It's fun.
  • 1. The Burbs
    featuring Corey Feldman. It's really cute.
so, as you can see I believe corey feldman was the best 80'S actor. his movies were great, and not to mention he was and still is so good looking. I love you corey!

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