The Best Historical Movies Released in the 1980s
Over 100 Ranker voters have come together to rank this list of The Best Historical Movies Released in the 1980s
Vote up your favorite historical films from the 1980s.
What are the best historical movies from the 1980s? This list includes great historical movies such as Glory, Amadeus, and Name of the Rose. Historical movies allow audiences to relive a piece of a history that they may never know about otherwise. They become sources of both entertainment and education.
The movies on this list are the best of the best when it comes to historical films. Which one is the best? Well, that's up to the voters to decide. Vote up your favorite historical movie from the 1980s, and if there isn't one on here that you think deserves a spot, be sure to add it.
In the mid 1960s, suburban New York teenager Ron Kovic (Tom Cruise) enlists in the Marines, fulfilling what he sees as his patriotic duty. During his second tour in Vietnam, he accidentally kills a ...more
- Released: 1989
- Directed by: Oliver Stone
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Tom Hulce) is a remarkably talented young Viennese composer who unwittingly finds a fierce rival in the disciplined and determined Antonio Salieri (F. Murray Abraham). ...more
- Released: 1984
- Directed by: Milos Forman