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The Best Movies of the 1980s

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22.9k votersThe Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, RankedSince it was one of the greatest decades for film, here's a list of the best movies of the 80s. These are some of the most popular...
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5.6k votersThe Best Horror Movies Of The 1980sThis list of the best 80s horror movies is a lengthy one, with good reason. The 1980s were a phenomenal decade for classic horror ...
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8.8k votersThe Greatest Teen Movies Of The 1980sFew decades have made their mark on film quite like the 1980s did. The era of John Hughes and oh so many classic teen movies, the ...
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10.2k votersThe Funniest '80s MoviesLooking for a great classic comedy? This list of the funniest 80s movies is here to the rescue. The best comedy films of the 1980s...
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6.3k votersThe Best Action Movies Of The 1980sHere is a list of the best '80s action movies that arguably represents a list of the greatest action movies of all time. The Termi...
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3.5k votersThe Greatest Kids Movies Of The 1980sThis list of the top ‘80s kids movies is chock-full of genre classics. Is the highest-grossing film of the 1980s, E.T. the Extra T...
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879 votersThe Best Black Movies Of The 1980sFrom Oscar-winners to dance epics, '80s Black movies cover an incredible range of film genres and styles. This list of the best 19...
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1.3k votersThe Best Period Movies Set in the '80sOh, man. The 1980s was quite a decade! Sure, '80s movies are awesome but this list goes deeper. Ranked here are the best movies ab...
Dance
684 votersThe Best Dance Movies Of The '80sThe best dance movies of the 1980s have some of the best soundtracks of all time. The '80s were a time when dressing in spandex an...
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891 votersThe Best Thriller Movies Of The 1980sThe 1980s gave us some of the greatest suspense films of all time. Packed with thrilling nonstop action, deception, and intrigue, ...
Old West
1.3k votersThe Best '80s Western MoviesOn this list of the best ‘80s western movies, you’ll find a comprehensive collection of classic westerns, genre-bending mash-ups, ...
Vampires
654 votersThe Best Vampire Movies Of The 1980sOne of the defining decades in horror film history, the 1980s is chock full of vampire movie classics. How can we choose the top v...
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200 votersThe Best '80s Black Comedy MoviesWhen you think of the best '80s Black comedy movies, you probably think of Eddie Murphy. He starred in many of the top 1980s Black...
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471 votersThe Best Cop Movies Of The 1980sThe best ‘80s cop movies are a unique blend of kitsch, grit, and violence. Fans of the police genre might say that the 1980s was a...
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642 votersThe Best Kung Fu Movies Of The 1980sThe best ‘80s kung fu movies, and other martial arts movies, embody the rugged individualism and spirit of the decade; a time when...
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623 votersThe Greatest Directors of the 1980sList of the top directors of the 80s. From 1980 to 1989, film history was shaped by esteemed directors who defined the decade thro...
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357 votersThe Best Superhero Movies of the 1980sThe 1980s weren't only a great time for heroes that didn't wear capes, like in action movies and teenage karate films. The '80s ha...
Romantic Movies
836 votersThe Best Romantic Comedies of the '80sThese are the very best 1980s romantic comedies, and even though all of these movies fall into the same genre, they are sometime s...
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1.8k votersThe Best Sci-Fi Movies Of The 1980sThis 1980s sci-fi movies list includes some of the most beloved science fiction movies of all time, such as The Empire Strikes Bac...
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241 votersThe Best '80s Gangster MoviesIn the 1980s, the gangster film genre resurfaced, bringing with it top directors like Brian DePalma, John Huston, Francis Ford Cop...