80s Movies The Best 80s Movies On Netflix, Ranked  

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Here are the best 80s movies streaming now on Netflix. Whether you're looking for Hollywood classics, campy movies, or Oscar winners, this list of 80s movies currently on Netflix is regularly updated with new and popular films. What are the best 80s films to watch on Netflix? 

Some good 80s movies on Netflix include Ghostbusters, Can't Buy Me Love, Trading Places, Heathers, and Dead Poets Society.

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Pretty in Pink is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 80s Movies On Netflix, Ranked
smileyriley339 added James Spader, Gina Gershon, Molly Ringwald Pretty in Pink is a 1986 American romantic comedy-drama film about love and social cliques in 1980s American high schools. It is one of John Hughes' films starring Molly Ringwald, and is ...more

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Ghostbusters is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 80s Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver, Dan Aykroyd Ghostbusters is a 1984 American sci-fi-fantasy comedy film, directed and produced by Ivan Reitman and written by Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis. The film stars Bill Murray, Aykroyd, and Ramis as ...more

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The Lost Boys is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 80s Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman, Corey Haim The Lost Boys is a 1987 American teen horror film starring Jason Patric, Corey Haim, Kiefer Sutherland, Jami Gertz, Corey Feldman, Dianne Wiest, Edward Herrmann, Alex Winter, Jamison Newlander, ...more

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The Breakfast Club is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 80s Movies On Netflix, Ranked
smileyriley339 added Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall The Breakfast Club is a 1985 American coming-of-age comedy-drama film written, produced, and directed by John Hughes and starring Emilio Estevez, Paul Gleason, Anthony Michael Hall, John ...more

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Sixteen Candles is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 80s Movies On Netflix, Ranked
smileyriley339 added John Cusack, Molly Ringwald, Joan Cusack Sixteen Candles is a 1984 American coming-of-age comedy film starring Molly Ringwald, Michael Schoeffling and Anthony Michael Hall. It was written and directed by John Hughes.

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Trading Places is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 80s Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Eddie Murphy, Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan Aykroyd Trading Places is a 1983 American comedy film directed by John Landis, starring Dan Aykroyd and Eddie Murphy. It tells the story of an upper-class commodities broker and a homeless street ...more

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Adventures in Babysitting is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 80s Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Elisabeth Shue, Vincent D'Onofrio, Penelope Ann Miller Adventures in Babysitting is a 1987 American comedy film written by David Simkins, directed by Chris Columbus, and starring Elisabeth Shue, Maia Brewton, Keith Coogan, Anthony Rapp, Penelope Ann ...more

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Full Metal Jacket is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 80s Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Stanley Kubrick, Vincent D'Onofrio, R. Lee Ermey Full Metal Jacket is a 1987 film directed and produced by Stanley Kubrick. The screenplay by Kubrick, Michael Herr, and Gustav Hasford was based on Hasford's novel The Short-Timers. The film ...more

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Dead Poets Society is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 80s Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Robin Williams, Ethan Hawke, Lara Flynn Boyle Dead Poets Society is a 1989 American drama film written by Tom Schulman, directed by Peter Weir and starring Robin Williams. Set at the conservative and aristocratic Welton Academy in the ...more

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The Land Before Time is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 80s Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Diana Ross, Frank Welker, Judith Barsi The Land Before Time is a 1988 American-Irish animated adventure drama film directed and co-produced by Don Bluth and executive produced by Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Kathleen Kennedy, and ...more

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Heathers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 80s Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Winona Ryder, Shannen Doherty, Christian Slater Heathers is a 1988 comedy, drama film written by Daniel Waters and directed by Michael Lehmann.

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Harry and the Hendersons is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 80s Movies On Netflix, Ranked
John Lithgow, Don Ameche, David Suchet Harry and the Hendersons is a 1987 American fantasy comedy film directed and produced by William Dear, and starring John Lithgow, Melinda Dillon, Don Ameche, David Suchet, Margaret Langrick, ...more

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Turner & Hooch is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 80s Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Tom Hanks, Craig T. Nelson, Mare Winningham Turner & Hooch is a 1989 American comedy-thriller film starring Tom Hanks and Beasley the Dog as the eponymous characters, Turner and Hooch respectively. The film also co-stars Mare ...more

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Batteries Not Included is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 80s Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Jessica Tandy, Luis Guzmán, Hume Cronyn Batteries Not Included is a 1987 family-comic science fiction film directed by Matthew Robbins about small extraterrestrial living machines that save an apartment block under threat from ...more

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Ghostbusters II is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 80s Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver, Dan Aykroyd Ghostbusters II is a 1989 American science fiction fantasy comedy film produced and directed by Ivan Reitman. It is the sequel to the 1984 film Ghostbusters and follows the further adventures of ...more

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Hellraiser is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 80s Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Doug Bradley, Andrew Robinson, Ashley Laurence Hellraiser is a 1987 British horror film written and directed by Clive Barker, based upon his own novella The Hellbound Heart. The film spawned a series of sequels.

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An American Tail is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 80s Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Christopher Plummer, Madeline Kahn, Dom DeLuise An American Tail is a 1986 American animated musical adventure film directed by Don Bluth and produced by Sullivan Bluth Studios and Amblin Entertainment. The film tells the story of Fievel ...more

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The Money Pit is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 80s Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Tom Hanks, Shelley Long, Joe Mantegna The Money Pit is a 1986 American comedy film directed by Richard Benjamin starring Tom Hanks and Shelley Long as a couple who attempt to renovate a recently purchased house. It was filmed in New ...more

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Children of the Corn is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 80s Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Linda Hamilton, Peter Horton, R. G. Armstrong Children of the Corn is a 1984 supernatural horror film based upon the 1977 short story of the same name by Stephen King. Directed by Fritz Kiersch, the film stars Peter Horton and Linda ...more

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Can't Buy Me Love is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 80s Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Paula Abdul, Patrick Dempsey, Seth Green Can't Buy Me Love is a 1987 teen comedy feature film starring Patrick Dempsey and Amanda Peterson in a story about a nerd at a high school in Tucson, Arizona who gives a cheerleader $1,000 to ...more

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Real Genius is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 80s Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Val Kilmer, Chevy Chase, Deborah Foreman Real Genius is a 1985 satirical comedy film directed by Martha Coolidge. It stars Val Kilmer and Gabriel Jarret. The film is set on the campus of Pacific Tech, a technical university similar to ...more

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Hellbound: Hellraiser II is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 80s Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Doug Bradley, Ashley Laurence, Kenneth Cranham Hellbound: Hellraiser II is a 1988 British-American horror film directed by Tony Randel. It draws heavily upon, and was made by much of the same cast and crew as its precursor, Hellraiser.

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Little Monsters is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 80s Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Fred Savage, Howie Mandel, Ben Savage Little Monsters is a 1989 fantasy comedy film starring Fred Savage as Brian Stevenson, a sixth-grader who has recently moved to a new town, and Howie Mandel as Maurice, the monster under the ...more

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Eddie Murphy: Delirious is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 80s Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Eddie Murphy Delirious is a stand-up comedy television special starring Eddie Murphy. The 70-minute show, released in 1983, showcases his most racy material. It was recorded on August 17, 1983 at DAR ...more

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Dad is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best 80s Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Kevin Spacey, Ethan Hawke, Jack Lemmon Dad is a 1989 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Gary David Goldberg and starring Jack Lemmon, Ted Danson, Olympia Dukakis, Kevin Spacey and Ethan Hawke. It is based on William ...more