The Greatest Kids Movies Of The 1980s

Goonies never say die and neither will our nostalgia for ‘80s movies. This list of  ‘80s kids movies is chock-full of genre classics. E.T. the Extra Terrestrial is the highest-grossing film of the decade but is it the best ‘80s kids movie? What about The Karate Kid, a classic that is constantly referenced, parodied, and quoted - has it left its indelible mark on popular culture? Or how about 1980s family movie, The Princess Bride? It’s inconceivable! The list goes on and on.

Let’s not forget about great '80s animated films, either. The Little Mermaid is one of the most popular Disney animated children's movies ever. You can find plenty of Miyazaki on this list, as well, including My Neighbor Totoro, one of the legendary Japanese director’s finest efforts. Vote up the best '80s kid movies below and check back to see where your favorite '80s children movies end up on the list. 

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