Top Ten Movies of the 1980s

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The Top Ten

1
Star Wars Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
The Wars are continuing between the empire and the rebels

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Best movie of the Star Wars saga no doubt
This is One of my Favroite Films ever I also love terminator E. T and Raiders

2Raiders of the Lost Ark
Great movie, watching it right now as I write this. It is full of loads of adventure

roblist

This is like the best thing ever.
Way ahead of Airplane!. No duh.

nallimcamybloc


3E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
A meek and alienated little boy finds a stranded extraterrestrial. He has to find the courage to defy the authorities to help the alien return to its home planet.
The Movie proved Spielberg's greatness after "Close Encounters of the Third Kind"

MatrixGuy

so original, emotional, and clever. spielberg's best 4 sure.
[Newest]When I first saw this movie it became my favorite movie

4Back to the Future
A teenager is accidentally sent 30 years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his friend, Dr. Emmett Brown, and must make sure his high-school-age parents unite in order to save his own existence.
A very beautiful movies, It should be higher with a great cast and storyline, BEST. MOVIE.I. hAVE. EVER. SEEN.

5The Breakfast Club
The quintessential 80's movie!

6The Shining
How isn't this in the top 10?

7Raging Bull
An raw masterpiece and one of the best films of the 1980s that features excellent acting by Robert De Niro (who won the well-deserved Best Actor Oscar), Joe Pesci, Cathy Moriarty, Frank Vincent, and the others, brilliant directing by Martin Scorsese, and, of course, Oscar-worthy editing by Thelma Schoonmaker.

moviefan1990s

A movie with a big boxer who would been more greater if he would cared more about the people beside him

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8Airplane
Maybe the best comedy of the 1980's

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Utter, utter hilarium by the investors of being silly

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9Star Wars Episode VI : The Return of the Jedi
After rescuing Han Solo from the palace of Jabba the Hutt, the Rebels attempt to destroy the Second Death Star, while Luke Skywalker tries to bring his father back to the Light Side of the Force.
The popular trilogy ends and the dark side is defeated

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It is my favorite movie ever.

RalphBob


10The Terminator
The movie that started the modern era of robot movies

MatrixGuy

Nothing beets the terminator

The Contenders

11Scarface
I'm shocked this film is not one, al pacino is apsolutely incredible in it, and the story is good the scenes are good the acting is iconic, why is this not number 1

12Stand By Me

13Ferris Bueller's Day Off

14Aliens
An second Alien movie with the James Cameron brand

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15Platoon
It's a work of art stone best film to date hands down.
Tells you all about what happened in the vietnam war
This was better then rocky iv give me a break

16Amadeus
The incredible story of on of the greatest musicians ever Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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17The Goonies
A group of kids embark on a wild adventure after finding a pirate treasure map.
You don't have to be a kid to enjoy this great adventure movie

18Top Gun
One of the most popular movies of the 1980's

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19Weird Science
Two nerdish boys attempt to create the perfect woman, but she turns out to be more than that.

20Sixteen Candles
This is absolutely the best movie ever! Jake Ryan is gorgeous!

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