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: Kristina D.
I'm only 19 but I am an 80's fanatic! I am madly in love with Corey feldman and own most of the movies I have listed here. What a great era!
By: Rynnzie
  • 10. Top Gun
  • 9. Back to the Future
  • 8. Summer School
  • 7. Goastbusters
  • 6. Pretty In Pink
  • 5. Footloose
  • 4. Ferris buelers day off
    Cameryn is so tight that if you stick a lump of coal up is @$$ in two weeks youll have a diamond!!
  • 3. Drop Dead Fred
  • 2. Dirty Dancing
    I had the time of my life and i owe it all to you!!
  • 1. Sixteen Candels
    Whas-a-happening hot stuff?? hehe! Long Duck Dong all the way!!
By: chris
  • 10. Big
    once other movie ever was about a kid getting "big" and having to make it in the city, and succeed. this movie never gets boring.
  • 9. The Neverending Story
    don't be fooled, the movie ends. but if you saw this movie you wouldn't want it too. another escape from reality flick that is unique to any other movie.
  • 8. Pee-Wee's Big Adventure
    take a weird ride across the country Pee-Wee style. no, not in porno theaters but basically everywhere else. this is the pee-wee everyone loves.
  • 7. A Christmas Story
    you CAN'T beat this movie during christmas time. its against the laws of physics. everybody has seen this movie and i still haven't found anybody who doesn't love it.
  • 6. Legend
    escape to another world far into the past and go on a magic journey into the underworld to fight satan.
  • 5. Labryinth
    before all of the cartoonish computer graphics, this movie is the most imaginative fantasy movie of all time easily.
  • 4. The Goonies
    everytime i see this movie i can't turn it off till its over.
  • 3. Back to the Future Trilogy
    personally i like the first one the best but they all are decent enough to be on the list
  • 2. Ferris Bueller's Day Off
    Just a classic movie that everybody likes. a modern adventure in skipping school
  • 1. Indiana Jones Trilogy
    Who the hell wouldn't want to be Indiana Jones for at least a week? These movies are one of a kind that will never be duplicated by anybody else.
i've never seen the breakfast club, but its on everybody's list almost. maybe i should see it and reevaluate my list. all of these movies on my list could easily be number one in there own way. i just had to order them. any comments send to my e-mail address.
By: Elizabeth
  • 10. Flash Dance
  • 9. Ferris Bueller's Day Off
    Whatever happened to the guy that played Ferris's best friend? He was so funny! Jennifer Grey before her nose job!
  • 8. Dirty Dancing
  • 7. Footloose
  • 6. Saint Elmos Fire
  • 5. Breakfast Club
  • 4. Pretty in Pink
    Everything that featured Molly Ringwald was awesome.
  • 3. Weird Science
    Great because it featured the geek that everybody loved: Anthony Micheal Hall
  • 2. Fame
    I just love that movie. It is one of the reasons why I have always wanted to be an actress.
  • 1. Less than Zero
    One of the few movies that featured Jami Gertz. She was so beautiful. This is in my opinion the ultimate must have for anyone who ever grew up in the 80's
There were so many great movies! I also love Adventures in Baby Sitting, Girls Just Wanna Have Fun(Sara Jessica Parker and Helen Hunt),Sixteen Candles, Gremlins,Elvira Mistress of the Dark, and Can't Buy Me Love
By: kasey dooley
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  • 10. Last American Virgin
  • 9. Planes, Trains And Automobiles
    it doesn't get much funnier than this-"i knew i knew ya; how do you think i feel; train don't run out of wichita; etc..........."
  • 8. Weird Science
    i have never laughed so hard over and over-"he ain't even got a license"
  • 7. National Lampoon's Vacation
    extremely funny movie-"are you happy clark, she's deaf"
  • 6. Halloween
    is there any greater theme music???????????-"it's the boogy man!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"
  • 5. Footloose
    now, if this doesn't make you want to dance.......-"ren"
  • 4. Vision Quest
    if this doesn't want to make you kick some tail, nothing will-"it's just like one of them times".
  • 3. St. Elmo's Fire
    gives you same feeling as #1, but even a little more feeling-"billy from the roof?"
  • 2. Urban Cowboy
    can you watch this movie and not drink a beer??????????????? "she couldn't even find a box of instant-what was you gonna feed me?/i thought we'd go to mcdonalds/again!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"
  • 1. Breakfast Club
    i could watch this day after day after day after day-"I'm going on a scholarship..."!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
By: Sylvia
By: Jen
THE EIGHTIES RULE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
By: Vanessa
By: Nate Crane
great 80s movie
By: Mike C.
  • 10. Night Shift
    Not as well known but a classic for Michael Keaton abd Henry Winkler.
  • 9. Airplane
    The best spoof movie ever made. AND DON'T CALL ME SHIRLEY!!!
  • 8. Beverly Hills Cop
    Eddie Murphy at his best. Great supporting cast.
  • 7. Top Gun
    Testosterone personified!!!!
  • 6. Return of the Jedi
    Good triumphs over evil once and for all. Jabba was an awesome Godfather to the galaxy.
  • 5. Batman
    Michael Keaton, Jack Nicholson, a great combination for a great action movie. No sequel can live up to it.
  • 4. Ghostbusters
    Anybody for some Stay Puft marshmallows?
  • 3. A Christmas Story
    After It's a Wonderful Life, this is the best Christmas movie ever. I still look to find a Red Rider BB gun in the store.
  • 2. Sixteen Candles
    A close second to Ferris. Too many great moments to list them all.
  • 1. Ferris Buellers Day Off
    Best teen movie of the eighties. My butt still puckers when that car falls to its death.
Thanks for the oportunity!
By: Christine
  • 10. Cant Buy Me Love
    I love it when the nerd gets the girl. awwwwww "Oh and my name is Ronald, not Donald."
  • 9. Weird Science
    How can you not love this show? Its stupid and cheesy but who can resist seeing Robert Downey Jr. with a bra on his head. "Gary's just in here taking a shit"
  • 8. Pretty in Pink
    Duckie is the best on this movie. "Do i offend?"
  • 7. Back to the Future
    "You built a time machine...out of a dalorian?" thats the best lol and the faces that Doc makes when the car comes back and when he sets the clothes on fire.
  • 6. Say Anything
    THE SWEETEST LOVE STORY EVER! Seriously always want to cry when i watch this show. Its soooo good! I seriously am in love with Lloyd. I tell all my male friends "dont be a guy. the world is filled with guys. Be a man"
  • 5. The Princess Bride
    "Its not that bad. Im not saying id like to build a summer home here but the trees are actually quite lovely." all i can say is GOOD SHOW MAN!
  • 4. Willow
    "w-Dont call me peck. mm-Oh im sorry. Peck. peck. peck peck peck peck peck. w-You be careful, im a powerful socerer. You see this acorn ill throw it at you and turn you to stone. mm-ooohhh im really scared NO DONT THERES A...A PECK HERE WITH AN ACORN POINTED AT ME!" HAHAHAHA i love that part.
  • 3. Sixteen candles
    "whats happenin, Hot stuff" "yes is samatha baker in and if so may i conferse with her briefly?" This is such an obvious choice but COME ON ITS SO GOOD!
  • 2. Polterguiest
    "What side of the rainbow are we working on today Dr Lesh?" "No more." I think this is seriously one of the scariest shows ever made. It was something that is not totally "inconsevable" (lol) like friday the 13th or nightmare on elm street. Ive seen in atleast 100 times and i still am inthrawled by this movie and it scares me everytime.
  • 1. The Breakfast Club
    "Your pretty sexy when your angry...raaraa" "Because id kill kill you and your fucking family would sue me and i dont care enough about you to bother." again another obvious that everyone has chosen but i mean COME ON! it still has impact today. things havent changed all that much. You still have your brain, athlete, princess, basketcase, and crimals. Its just a really good show lol
there are so many other movies of the 80s that i love...Goonies, Stand by me. Steel Magnolias (i think that was 80s maybe im mistaken its possible.) Ghostbusters, Top Gun, Overboard, License to Drive (gotta love the Coreys, man lol) But i love the 80s movies they are seriously the best!
By: Sarah
  • 10. Heathers
    am not sure when it was made but the clothing looks really 80's. Christan Slater kicks ass
  • 9. The Burbs
    wired but classic
  • 8. Uncle Buck
    one of john candys best
  • 7. The back to the future trilogy
    they rocked espically number two
  • 6. edward scissorhands
    it was relesed in 1990 but was made in the 80's so im counting it
  • 5. The Goonies
    Kick ass
  • 4. The Breakfast Club
    the story and acting was crappy but it still rocks
  • 3. Stand By Me
    another Kiefer beauty and a great story that made me laugh and cry
  • 2. Dirty Dancing
    Didnt every girl want to be "Baby" and have Patrick swayze i know i did
  • 1. The Lost Boys
    The best B grade and 80's movie ever, Kiefer sutherland kicks ass
By: Michelle
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By: Sherrie Martin
  • 10. Ferris Bueller's Day Off
    I only saw it recently but i really liked it Mathew Broderik is really funny and so cute. I loved it at the end when he was like "Why are you still here? Go home" He turns around and walk's away, looks back and says "Go home." Cracked me up
  • 9. The Never Ending Story
    I love these films. It's so magical and so nice. I love the song The never ending story, by Limahl. I met him a while ago he is a very nice and talented man. Unlike some singers today. A great film in my opinion
  • 8. Back To The Future
    A great start to a trilogy. Why the second one is never on i'll never know
  • 7. The Goonies
    Why do i always miss it when it comes on t.v. We had it on video twice but my mum taped over it. Typical
  • 6. Class
    Only just making it into the eighties but it's a great film with a great cast. John Cusack is so youthfull. Nnot that he is'nt now cos he is. It's such a funny film.
  • 5. Pretty In Pink
    What can i say except i love Ducky
  • 4. Sixteen Candles
    Seen it 4 times all of the first 3 not actually nowing the name of the film but liked it anyway.
  • 3. Big Trouble In Little China
    Oh my god do i love this film. It is so cool it's unbelievable. Yet believable.
  • 2. The Lost Boys
    I love vampire films and that is just a great film with a load of laughs
  • 1. Highlander
    The best. Such a good film Christopher Lambert is cool. I love Queen so perticuarly love the sound track as it is nothing but Queen.
I am only 15 i love the Eighties. The films, the music, the really cute dark haired, dark eyed (in Micheal.j.Fox's case light eye's)actors "sigh". I love Duran Duran, Bonjovi, Limahl(Kajagoogoo),Queen, Wham, The Police. But i hate Depeche mode and Tears for fears i don't know why i just do.

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