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: Anpeo Carpenter
  • 10. Dark Crystal
    An impressive Muppets film with adventure and monsters.
  • 9. Batman
    The best movie based on a comic book hero.
  • 8. Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
    A comical film with animated characters and live action.
  • 7. Buckaroo Banzai
    An interesting sci-fi film.
  • 6. E.T.
    One of my favorite all-time flicks!
  • 5. Robocop
    Great action film!!
  • 4. Aliens
    A very scary and exciting sci-fi flick!
  • 3. Ghostbusters
    Very funny film with Slimer and the other monsters. The theme song is hot!
  • 2. Legend
    Nice fantasy film with creatures.
  • 1. Temple Of Doom
    My favorite Indiana Jones movie because it took place in India, a country that I once visited. Lot of action!!
By: Jay
The 80s is the most awesome decade with lots of rock n' roll music!
By: sync-beat
  • 10. Ferris Bueller's Day Off
    Another 80's movie that I like. I recently realized that Alan Ruck(Cameron in the movie) was playing Stuart in the sit-com,"Spin City".
  • 9. Poison Ivy
  • 8. The Breakfast Club
  • 7. Gremlins
    They were so cute!
  • 6. Top Gun
    1986.Tom Cruise was so cool in this movie!I also love the song "Danger zone".
  • 5. Teen Wolf
    Another great movie with Michael J.Fox in it.
  • 4. The Secret Of My Success
    1987.Michael J.Fox... again.
  • 3. Back To The Future Part 3
    This is actually in theaters in 1990, but it was filmed in 1989.
  • 2. Back To The Future Part 2
    The futuristic gadgets are neat
  • 1. Back To The Future
    I'm a huge Michael J. Fox fan and this is my number 1!
By: Sandra
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By: Bob yourmom
  • 10. Half-Baked
    Its a movie all about Weed. It is hella funny. Everyone should see it. You will get a big laugh out of it.
  • 9. Wayne's World 1 and 2
    Dude movies that are based on the 80's and ealy 90's are hella good like Waynes world its party time its excelent
  • 8. Terminator 1 and 2
    There very cool movies. Arold is a hella good actor to play a cyborg Organism(Terminator). He is doing Terminator three right now. Go to Terminator for more info. It's a really weird site, but its really cool. Their is also rumor's about him doing a Terminator 4 right after T3. He is getting paid a record high $30,000,000 for T3. Arnold is now 54 years old.
  • 7. All Jacky Chan movies
    All Jacky Chan movies are all awesome.He is the best fighter ever. There is rumar that Jackie chan is doing a movie with Jet Li. He is also doing Rush Hour 3.
  • 6. Glory
    It is the best Civil War movie ever. MAttew Brodrick from Ferris Bueller is in it,Densel Washington is in it, and Morgan Freedman is also in the movie.
  • 5. Star Wars Movies I, II, IV, V, VI
    the best one in my apinion is well I don't know and I don't know what is the worst one. There all just really good.
  • 4. All Chris farley movies
    He was in Tommy Boy, Black Sheep, Almost Heroes, Dirty Work, Coneheads, and Beverley Hills Ninja.
  • 3. Ferris Bueller's Day Off
    It is the funniest 80's movie ever. Matthew Brodrick is in it. He is really funny." He'll kep calling me he'll keep calling me. He'll make feel guilty.uhh uhh uhh this is ridiculeous I'll go, I'll go, I'll go, I'll go, I'll go, wit..I'll go,.....shit......God Damit....uhhhhhhhhhhhh" that was from a seen from the movie, I'll let yo0u figure it out.
  • 2. Lord of the rings fellowship of the Ring
    great,great,great action advernture, and acting.
  • 1. Evil Dead 1,2 and 3 called Army of Darkness
    There are the most creative, scary, comedies ever. Bruce Cambell is the best actor ever. You all should see them. There have been rumors of making a Evil Dead 4 like on Evil or a sight that talkes about the movies.
Black hawk Down is great. The Mummy and the Mummy Returns. Coming to America with Eddie Murffy. How High is a greay Movie. Friday is also a very funny movie. Chris Tucker is hella funny. Rush Hour 1 and two are really good. Rumor has it that Rush Hour 3 is going to come out some time in 2003 next year.
By: Marshall Gross
  • 10. The Last Starfighter
    "Greetings, Starfighter. You have been recruited by the Star League to defend the Frontier against Xur and the Ko-Dan Armada."
  • 9. Willow
    A classic from the brain of George Lucas.
  • 8. Iron Eagle
    An excellent counterpart to Top Gun with a great heavy metal soundtrack.
  • 7. SpaceCamp
    "The next twenty minutes will be the most exciting of your life." "Twenty minutes? I wish twenty days!"
  • 6. G.I. Joe: The Movie
    "None may challenge Serpentor! This, I command!"
  • 5. Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom
    "Fortune and glory, kid. Fortune and glory." And who could forget that dinner scene?
  • 4. Airplane!
    "Surely you can't be serious!" "I am serious. And don't call me Shirley."
  • 3. Return Of The Jedi
    "Soon the Rebellion will be crushed and young Skywalker will be one of us..."
  • 2. Top Gun
    Excellent soundtrack.
  • 1. Back To The Future
    "Are you telling me that you built a time machine...out of a DeLorean?!"
By: Summer
I noticed people talking about 90's movies I thought this was a list for 80's flicks and by the way Pretty in Pink was early 90's , not eighties
By: Jessica S.
  • 10. Real Genius
    a wonderful movie, damn val Kilmer is hot!
  • 9. Ferris Bueller's Day Off
    A perfect example of the 80's teen flick.
  • 8. Sixteen Candles
    genius! I love ringwald and hall, they have such chemistry, and from what I've heard, on and off the screen.
  • 7. Peggy Sue Got Married
    Kathleen Turner is amazing!
  • 6. Valley Girl
    Probably the only good Nicholas Cage movie besides Peggy Sue got married! even so, a complete and utter masterpiece
  • 5. The Breakfast Club
    two words...... fan tastic
  • 4. The Goonies
    a classic! The visual bible to the making of a great movie.
  • 3. The Lost Boys
    best vampire movie of all time! no one can argue that. the only movie at a close second in all time, was Interview with The Vampire.
  • 2. Dream A Little Dream
    A brilliant movie! I can't say anything else about it, it speaks completely for itself.
  • 1. Stand By Me
    Was there ever any doubt? This is my fav movie ever. It launched one of the greatest actor's careers of all time.... River Pheonix! live on Rio!
Honorable mention goes to....... The Burbs or Pretty In pink! Corey Feldman all the way!
By: Jay Rashidi
  • 10. The Breakfast Club
    1985-Great film about five students in Saturday detention!
  • 9. National Lampoon's Vacation
    1983-Chevy Chase, the king of comedy, at his best!
  • 8. Top Gun
    1986-Tom Cruise at his prime!
  • 7. Ferris Bueller's Day Off
    1986-I wish I could take a day off. Matthew Broderick at his very best!
  • 6. Fast Times At Ridgemont High
    1982-Awesome! Totally Awesome!! Sean Penn at his prime as the surfer dude!
  • 5. Ghostbusters
    1984-Who ya gonna call?!
  • 4. Spaceballs
    1987-Mel Brooks' Best Film! "Young Frankenstein" is Mel Brooks' Second Best!
  • 3. Gandhi
    1982-Winner of 8 Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Actor (Ben Kingsley), and Best Director (Richard Attenborough).
  • 2. The Blues Brothers
    1980-John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd are awesome! Hilarious!
  • 1. War Games
    1983-Matthew Broderick and Ally Sheedy are the best here! Excellent movie!
80's movies are the best ever!!! Honorable Mentions: "Raging Bull", "Glory", "Moonstruck"
By: Becca
By: Rohan Padiyar
  • 10. Karate Kid II
    Student and Teacher visit Japan
  • 9. Police Academy
    The "Human Synthesizer" is so hilarious.
  • 8. Ghostbusters
    I Ain't 'Fraid of No Ghost!
  • 7. Police Story
    Jackie Chan stops a drug smuggling ring and does his own stunts.
  • 6. The Karate Kid
    Teaches about your inner self.
  • 5. Tron
    If you're into video games, then you gotta see this.
  • 4. Short Circuit
    You got a stereotypical Indian scientist who builds a robot.
  • 3. Berry Gordy's The Last Dragon
    Martial arts with a musical twist. Features music by Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Willie Hutch, Vanity and DeBarge.
  • 2. Flight Of The Navigator
    Excellent story about a Boy getting warped 8 years into the future.
  • 1. Back To The Future
    Michael J. Fox's debut motion Picture
By: Kyrie
  • 10. The Outsiders
    i loved the book and the actors were all hot... it still makes me cry!!
  • 9. Heavy Metal
    it was a very good movie and i loved the sound track blue oyster cult!!! oh yeah!
  • 8. E.T.
    This movie touches me everytime I see it we all have a friend like E.T. that we don't want to give up!
  • 7. The Black Couldron
    "crunchies and munchies" how cute!!!
  • 6. Pretty In Pink
    Wish I had Talent Like Molly's
  • 5. The Never Ending Story
    is it me or does atreau ( is that right" ) keep getting hott as he gets older?
  • 4. Legend
    tom cruise in the water oh yeah!
  • 3. The Labyrinth
    can't say it is spelled wright but the worm is sooooo cute !! " come inside and have a nice cup of tea"
  • 2. The Lost Boys
    Bunch of blood sucking boys Ooo La La!!
  • 1. The Beastmaster
    My name is Kyrie also pronounced Kiri!!
I love these movies and many others
By: Kevin
By: Dean
By: Greg Prince
  • 10. Bikini Shop
    Why not. Mind you, the dance scene made me want to cry
  • 9. Up The Academy
    Ralph Macchio when he's knee high to a grasshoper. And the girl who plays Candy... yea know.
  • 8. Revenge Of the Nerds
    It had a strong message to accept people for who they truly are. It was powerful and extremely poiniant. Corinne Bohrer was in one of the sequels
  • 7. Fast Times At Ridgemont High
    It's a classic, and ....Phoebe Cates...jeesuuus.
  • 6. Private School For Girls
    Phoebe Cates...jeeeesuuus.
  • 5. The Last American Virgin
    same as "Hot Chili"
  • 4. Hot Chili
    Ridiculous sex romp that was bloody funny
  • 3. Zapped!
    Was very funny, boobs,and Corinne Bohrer was an extra
  • 2. The Beach Girls
    It showed boobs and starred Corrine Bohrer
  • 1. Joysticks
    It showed boobs, and starred Corinne Bohrer
As much as they may try to recreate classic high school and uni party romp movies from the 80's, they'll never be as good.
By: Majewski
  • 10. Untouchables
    Re-make of a 1930 Gangster Flick.
  • 9. Little Monsters
    This movie should be #2 i was too lazy to move it up.
  • 8. Top Gun
  • 7. Nightmare On Elm Street
    Freddie is ill.
  • 6. Child's Play
    Chuckie means business.
  • 5. Don't Tell Mom The Babysitter's Dead.
    Just a fun movie.
  • 4. Revenge Of The Killer Klowns
    Hah, this is just a favorite.
  • 3. Cliffhanger
  • 2. Dazed And Confused
    Very similar to my hometown.
  • 1. Monster Squad
    It's outta hand.
there's too many.

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