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People Are Sharing Their Favorite (And Often Underrated) '80s Movies That Still Hold Up

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Over on Reddit, people are sharing their thoughts on favorite movies from the '80s and why they hold up after 40 years. Some of the picks are beloved favorites like Goonies, Back to the Future, and Terminator, while others are underrated gems such as The Last Starfighter, Big Trouble in Little China, and The 'Burbs. Here are a few favorite '80s movie, along with a few thoughts as to why they might resonate with certain folks.

    • Actors: Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman, John Cusack, Richard Dreyfuss, River Phoenix
    • Released: 1986
    • Directed by: Rob Reiner
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    • Actors: Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia, Robert Davi, Kym Malin
    • Released: 1988
    • Directed by: John McTiernan
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    • Actors: Kurt Russell, Kim Cattrall, John Carpenter, James Hong, Kate Burton
    • Released: 1986
    • Directed by: John Carpenter
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    • Actors: Eddie Murphy, Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan Aykroyd, Al Franken, Jim Belushi
    • Released: 1983
    • Directed by: John Landis
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