What '80s movies hold up well and are still worth watching today?

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  • Leo
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    There are many.  Raging Bull is one of the finest films ever made.

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  • 4 weeks ago

    Footloose

    Friday The 13th

    Steel Magnolias

    Purple Rain

    Revenge Of The Nerds,

    Top Gun

    Dirty Dancing

    Mystic Pizza

    Caddyshack

    Untouchables

    The Shining

    Beetlejuice

    Full Metal Jacket

    The Breakfast Club (a teen classic even cult movie)

    Scarface ( most people love it I did not but you judge)

    Gremlins

    ET (a scifi classic and kid friendly)

    Roadhouse

    Glory (based on a true story)

    Mississippi Burning (based on a true story)

    Airplane (a comedy classic and cult movie)

    Ferris Bueller's Day Off

    Blue Lagoon (teen coming of age famous for teen nudity)

    Rain Man (a great movie)

    Dead Poets Society

    Platoon

    The Color Purple

    National Lampoon's Vacation

    The Terminator

    Blade Runner

    First Blood

    The Karate Kid

    Bloodsport

    In The Line of Duty

    Small Sacrifices

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  • Anonymous
    4 weeks ago

    Mike's Flaps - 1986 staring Jack Stomache was a big hit in india (the birthplace of excrement). 

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  • Anonymous
    4 weeks ago

    One that shows that blacks own whites now

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Flashdance,

    The Untouchables,

    Big Trouble in Little China,

    The Shining,

    Ghostbusters 2,

    Princess Bride

    Glory

    Die Hard,

    Return of the Jedi,

    Elephant man,

    Trading places,

    a Fish called Wanda,

    Amadeus,

    Gandhi,

    Fast Times at Ridgemont High,

    Blues Brothers,

    Neighbors (with John Belushi)

    • Steel
      Lv 6
      4 weeks agoReport

      You have Ghostbusters 2 and not the original?!!?

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  • 1 month ago

    St. Elmo's Fire. 

    • SW-6
      Lv 6
      4 weeks agoReport

      Ah boogala, boogala, boogala, ah ah ah!!!  :)

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  • Lilly
    Lv 6
    1 month ago

    The Shining

    Stand By Me

    The Color Purple

    Goodfellas or was that early 90's lol. Whatever.

    Lots of good 80's movies out there.

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  • 1 month ago

    Depends mostly on your interests .. El Norte ? the Killing Fields ? Top Gun ? The Natural ?

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  • patty
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    the breakfast club was a fave of mine

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  • Wilson
    Lv 6
    1 month ago

    Breakfast Club

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