The Greatest '80s Teen Stars People

The Greatest '80s Teen Stars

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List Criteria: Actors who were under 20 years old in 1980s films

The greatest teen stars of the '80s are well-remembered on this countdown. They were everywhere--they ruled the box office, kept butts on couches on the small screen, and took over the radio. The stars that appeared on your locker room, your lunchbox, and even as dolls are recognized for the lasting impact they left on America.

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    the people's #1 & most listed
    Midnight Madness, Class of 1984

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  2. 2
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    A Nightmare on Elm Street, Platoon

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    + 1,936
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    The Breakfast Club, Sixteen Candles, Pretty In Pink

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  4. 4
    + 1,596
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    Back to School, The Pick-up Artist

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    + 1,441
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    Great Balls of Fire!, Square Dance, Heathers

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    + 1,476
    - 563


    Commando, Crash Course

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    + 1,382
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    The Karate Kid, The Outsiders, The Karate Kid

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    The Breakfast Club, The Outsiders, St. Elmo's Fire

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    The Outsiders, St. Elmo's Fire, The Hotel New Hampshire

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    + 1,306
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    Stand by Me, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Little Nikita

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    National Lampoon's Animal House, Friday the 13th, Footloose

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    St. Elmo's Fire, One Crazy Summer, About Last Night...

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    - 609


    Sahara, Endless Love, The Blue Lagoon

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    Stand by Me, Sixteen Candles, Say Anything...

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    Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Platoon, Red Dawn

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    WarGames, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Glory

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    The Breakfast Club, WarGames, Short Circuit

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Top Gun, Rain Man, The Outsiders

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    added by wiabux
    The Lost Boys, Stand by Me, Young Guns

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    Married... with Children, Dance 'til Dawn, Grace Kelly

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    The Lost Boys, Silver Bullet, Lucas

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    The Goonies, The Lost Boys, Gremlins

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    The Outsiders, Rumble Fish, Native Son

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    Doogie Howser, M.D., Too Good to Be True

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    National Lampoon's Movie Madness, The Outsiders, Rumble Fish

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    Can't Buy Me Love, Meatballs III: Summer Job

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    Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Gremlins, Heart of Dixie

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    + 893
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    Pretty in Pink, Class, The Beniker Gang

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    The Best of Times, Growing Pains

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    Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Dirty Dancing, Red Dawn

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    Pretty in Pink, Wall Street, Less Than Zero

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    National Lampoon's Vacation, Sixteen Candles

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    Teen Wolf Too, Moving Target

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    Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Bad Boys, Colors

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    Once Upon a Time in America, Labyrinth

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    ranked low on reranks & added by Logan2011
    Back to the Future, Some Kind of Wonderful, Howard the Duck

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    Silver Spoons, Lonesome Dove

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    Mallory Keaton, Satisfaction

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    The Lost Boys, The Beast

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    - 462


    Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Easy Money

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    + 345
    - 145


    The Karate Kid, Adventures in Babysitting

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    + 634
    - 446


    The Lost Boys, Sixteen Candles, Endless Love

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    Project X, Girls Just Want to Have Fun

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    - 114

    ranked low on reranks
    Heathers, The Wizard, The Name of the Rose

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Ghostbusters, Sweet Liberty

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    added by NfThrailkill
    Cutting Class, The Dark Side of the Sun

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    The Goonies, The War of the Roses

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    added by Logan2011
    Pretty in Pink, Superman IV: The Quest for Peace, Hiding Out

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    What Have You Done for Me Lately, Nasty

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    added by Logan2011
    Some Kind of Wonderful, At Close Range

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