It’s no secret that the Duffer brothers like to pay pop culture homage to classic '70s, '80s, and '90s movies in their Netflix hit, Stranger Things. These side-by-side pictures of Stranger Things movie references are sure to make cinema fans feel sentimental for one of the greatest times in filmmaking.
Stranger Things is set in a small town in the mid-1980s. The supernatural thriller about a group of young friends oozes with unapologetic Reagan-era nostalgia. It not only winks at its audience with clever Stranger Things Easter Eggs, but it’s so over-the-top in its meta-ness that the references become almost as important as the narrative.
From Poltergeist to The Exorcist, from Stand by Me to The Shining - which Stranger Things references to '80s movies are your favorites? Make your voice heard. Vote up the best callbacks from the first three seasons of Stranger Things.