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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  • 10. Caddyshack
    (the snobs against the slobs) Bill Murray and Chevy Chase in the same movie is heaven to me.
  • 9. National Lampoons: Vacation
    My dad looks cool compaired to Chevy Chase.
  • 8. Ghostbusters
    You dont need to comment ghostbusters. Itīs to big for that
  • 7. Karate Kid
    Of course Glory of Love was written to the second movie, but it is full of that karate spirit.
  • 6. G Som I Gemenskap
    Swedish movie that makes every swede born in the late 60s early 70s piss their pants of joy. Only swedish teen-classic.
  • 5. Top Gun
    Goose death still makes me cry. It is the best airplane movie ever and Tom Cruise is an ace at both flying and acting.
  • 4. Cant Buy Me Love
    Best teenage commedy ever? Allot of late movies is based on this "masterpice"
  • 3. Stand By Me
    It is not often the movie is better than the book.. never ever when it comes to Steven King, but this movie might just be the ONE.
  • 2. Batman
    Often forgotten, but when it came it was huge and it might be the only really good superhero movie.
  • 1. Breakfast Club
    It's an alltime classic. Makes all movies today look more or less like crap. "-Can I eat?, -I dont know, try?!"
Yes.. Fletch, Lost Boys, Goonies and all the nerdmovies allmost made it to the list
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By: Nick
By: Tim Mayne
Why can't movies be this good anymore. I want to go back to the 80's.
By: Tiffany
By: christina
  • 10. Karate Kid 2
  • 9. Stripes
  • 8. Ghostbusters 2
    Even better than the 1st!!!!
  • 7. Ghostbusters
  • 6. Adventures In Babysitting
    If you hired this lady to babysit, I think that you would not want to pay her the minimum wage!!!
  • 5. Breakfast Club
  • 4. Karate Kid
    Wax on Wax off Daniel-San.
  • 3. Back To The Future 3
    This one is the least of my faves for the back to the future movies!
  • 2. Back To The Future
    The one that started it all!!
  • 1. Back To The Future 2
    This one, by far, has to be the best out of the Back To The Future trilogy!!!
By: Eric
  • 10. Fast Times at Ridgemont High
    OK soundtrack is the best ever, and lines quoted throughout life
  • 9. They Live
    The Rowdy Roddy Piper fight scene, is the longest fight in movie history
  • 8. Friday the 13th Part 4
    By far the best one, and the last one where Jason is still "alive"
  • 7. Commando
    Best of the Arnold movie's "Don't bother my friend, he's dead tired"
  • 6. Better off Dead
    I have been in high school for 7 and a half years, I'm no idiot I know high school
  • 5. Evil Dead 2
    Was happy that someone else had good horror taste
  • 4. Breakin 2 Electric Boogaloo
    OK, not that great but come on, who is cooler than Turbo?
  • 3. Johnny Dangerously
    Maybe you left it on the sink?
  • 2. Sixteen Candles
    What are you complaining about I have to sleep undersomeone named after a ducks dork?
  • 1. Easy Money
    "Bobby bunny's lost a few carrots"
Yeah there are many others Weird Science, Breakfast Club, Planes Trains and Automobiles, Sleepaway Camp, and others, but I don't know, give me a top 10 of each Genre, that might be easier.
By: Rebecca
  • 10. Dragon Slayer
  • 9. Never Ending Story
  • 8. Legend
  • 7. The Thing
  • 6. From Beyond
  • 5. Dead Alive
  • 4. Nerds
  • 3. Aliens
  • 2. Frankenhooker
  • 1. Bladerunner
By: Brent E.
By: Amber
  • 10. Lost Boys
    Cory Haim and Cory Feildman.. first movie among them... you can see the power.
  • 9. Breakfast Club
    Brat Pack
  • 8. The Princess Bride
    come on it is a classic princess finds love lst love story.
  • 7. Goonies
    good old fashion fun and a pirate ship
  • 6. Near Dark
    Classi gory vampire ovie that is rusty and dark.
  • 5. Pretty In Pink
    Classic star crossed lovers... or slacsh that wrong side of the tracks love tale... with the best friend in the way... or gives a helping hand.
  • 4. St. Elmo's Fire
    Come on its the brat pack... you gotta love em'.
  • 3. Prayer Of A Roller Boy
    Cory Haim in a movie hardly anyone has seen. I recommend it: drugs, bandanas, and roller blades.
  • 2. Dirty Dancing
    Great dance moves, eye candy, and great love scenes.
  • 1. The Crow
    The Eternal Brandon Leee...lives on in this film.
Thats it
By: jim ferrell
  • 10. Hollywood Shuffle
    Underated movie, robert townsende is awesome in it, playing so many different characteers
  • 9. E.T.
    pretty cool moon scene with the bikes, didnt quite make me cry, but almost
  • 8. The Goonies
    I LOVE CHUNK!!!!!!!! the truffle shuffle is so funny
  • 7. Ferris Bueller's Day Off
    in my opinion, matt brodericks only good movie, he's so cool in this movie he plays everything just right
  • 6. Airplane!
    its so funny and corny, but leslie nielsen is so great "A HOSPITAL, WHAT IS IT?" "IT'S A BIG BUILDING WITH LOTS OF PATIENTS, BUT THATS NOT IMPORTANT" HAHAHAH
  • 5. Die Hard
    late eighties, original blockbuster terrorist killer, bruce willis is cool in die hard with his smart ass comments
  • 4. The Untouchables
    so cool, a classic film
  • 3. Rocky IV
    second best rocky, BEATING THE RUSSIANS!!!!
  • 2. Major League
    really good baseball flick, all-star cast
  • 1. Rocky lll
    Mr. T. at his best, best rocky ever. Plus rockky and apollo team up which is awesome
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By: Kevin
  • 10. Just One Of The Guys
    Underrated movie but really funny
  • 9. Rocky 4
    One of the best Rocky movies great story about the russians and a great soundtrack
  • 8. Back to School
    Another classic Dangerfield movie thats just hilarious
  • 7. Can't But Me Love
  • 6. The Karate Kid
    Get em a body bag! Yeah!
  • 5. Strange Brew
    Classic canadian comedy about beer
  • 4. Youngblood
    Great bad hockey movie, great quotes for hockey players plus early Lowe, Swayze and Keanu.
  • 3. Top Gun
    Great action and soundtrack
  • 2. Breakfast Club
    Best teen movie ever with some classic quotes
  • 1. Caddyshack
    Great cast, great lines still being quoted plus classic Rodney Dangerfield
By: Daniella
  • 10. Predator
    Go Arnie!!! This movie rocks. too cool.
  • 9. The Godfather
    "WELCOME TO THE FAMILY" i love this movie. Horse in the bed is priceless.
  • 8. The Karate Kid
    This is just awesome. I love the music and the storyline. a classic movie of little beating the big.
  • 7. Pretty In Pink
    Very funky. Love the soundtrack. Ducky is the funniest.
  • 6. The Goonies
    Too Cool. Go Corey!! heheee
  • 5. Gremlins
    Gizmo is soooo adorable. Funny little creatures they are. heheee
  • 4. Die Hard
    "Yipie Kiyai Mother F@$ker" The best. Go Bruce. Love the explosions.
  • 3. The Breakfast Club
    Very Powerful movie. Made me laugh.
  • 2. Electric Dreams
    One word: Enchanting.
  • 1. Dream A Little Dream
    My all time favourite ever. Nothing can beat this movie. It is just amazing. It makes me laugh, dance, and feel every single emotion that each character feels. The Gym scene with Bobby and Lainie is just soo adorable.
These are my all time favourite 80s movie, exept for Dream a Little Dram which is my all time favourite ever. I hope you enjoy these movies coz if u dont you have some "deep seeded psychological problems" (line from Dream a little dream) hehee Toodles!!! Danee
By: Mickey
  • 10. Berry Gordys The Last Dragon
    "Bow down and kiss my converse," definately one of the coolest movie lines ever!
  • 9. Casualties of War
    Michael J. Fox, who would have known he could really act?
  • 8. The Neverending Story
    Such a good flick for the kiddies!!!
  • 7. Stand By Me
    The late, great River Phoneix did an absolutely fantastic job in this movie.
  • 6. Pretty in Pink
    This movie makes you want to "Try a Little Tenderness!"
  • 5. Aliens
    Ripley comes back and kicks major butt!!!
  • 4. Bettlejuice
    Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice!!! I could watch this movie over, and over, and over, and over, and over, and over, and over, and over, and etc.
  • 3. Breakfast Club
    One Saturday morning with a 5 misfits from different social groups. What a great movie!!!
  • 2. Trading Places
    Ruining the lives of two random people for a bet of just one dollar. Classic Sh**!!!
  • 1. Ghostbusters
    I love this movie so much!!! It's so entertaining! I know every line of this movie. Bill Murray is so hilarious!
Honorable mention: I saw "Videodrome" when I was four years old and I haven't seen it since. I still remember the videotapes of flesh scenes vividly. I don't remember anything else from that period of my life but this movie. For that it deserves to be mentioned.

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