Retro 80s

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1. 13 Going on 30 (2004)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.1
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57 Metascore

A girl makes a wish on her thirteenth birthday, and wakes up the next day as a thirty-year-old woman.

Director: Gary Winick | Stars: Jennifer Garner, Mark Ruffalo, Judy Greer, Andy Serkis

Votes: 135,345 | Gross: $57.23M

2. 200 Cigarettes (1999)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.9
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33 Metascore

A collection of twentysomethings try to cope with relationships, loneliness, desire and their individual neuroses.

Director: Risa Bramon Garcia | Stars: Ben Affleck, Casey Affleck, Dave Chappelle, Guillermo Díaz

Votes: 13,604 | Gross: $6.85M

3. 10,000 Saints (2015)

R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

5.9
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62 Metascore

Set in the 1980s, a teenager from Vermont moves to New York City to live with his father in East Village.

Directors: Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Asa Butterfield, Hailee Steinfeld, Emily Mortimer

Votes: 4,421 | Gross: $0.06M

4. The Adventures of Sebastian Cole (1998)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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In June, 1983, in Dutchess County, New York, Sebastian Cole joins his mother, step-father, and sister for dinner. Hank, Sebastian's step-father, drops a bomb: he announces he's changing ... See full summary »

Director: Tod Williams | Stars: Adrian Grenier, Clark Gregg, Aleksa Palladino, Margaret Colin

Votes: 1,751 | Gross: $0.10M

5. Adventureland (2009)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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76 Metascore

In the summer of 1987, a college graduate takes a 'nowhere' job at his local amusement park, only to find it's the perfect course to get him prepared for the real world.

Director: Greg Mottola | Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Ryan Reynolds, Kelsey Ford

Votes: 140,372 | Gross: $16.03M

6. American Fable (2016)

96 min | Thriller

5.9
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55 Metascore

After 11-year-old Gitty discovers a man who can grant wishes hiding in her family's silo, she is forced to choose between saving the man's life and protecting her family.

Director: Anne Hamilton | Stars: Peyton Kennedy, Richard Schiff, Kip Pardue, Marci Miller

Votes: 2,137

7. American Psycho (2000)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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64 Metascore

A wealthy New York investment banking executive, Patrick Bateman, hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he delves deeper into his violent, hedonistic fantasies.

Director: Mary Harron | Stars: Christian Bale, Justin Theroux, Josh Lucas, Bill Sage

Votes: 398,029 | Gross: $15.07M

8. Beyond the Black Rainbow (2010)

R | 110 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.0
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49 Metascore

Despite being under heavy sedation, a young woman tries to make her way out of the Arboria Institute, a secluded, quasifuturistic commune.

Director: Panos Cosmatos | Stars: Eva Bourne, Michael Rogers, Scott Hylands, Rondel Reynoldson

Votes: 7,891 | Gross: $0.06M

9. Donnie Darko (2001)

R | 113 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.1
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88 Metascore

A troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a man in a large rabbit suit who manipulates him to commit a series of crimes, after he narrowly escapes a bizarre accident.

Director: Richard Kelly | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, Mary McDonnell, Holmes Osborne

Votes: 647,914 | Gross: $0.19M

10. Edge of Seventeen (1998)

Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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A teenager copes with his sexuality on the last day of school in 1984. It shows him coping with being gay and being with friends.

Director: David Moreton | Stars: Chris Stafford, Tina Holmes, Andersen Gabrych, Stephanie McVay

Votes: 5,036 | Gross: $0.87M

11. Electric Slide (2014)

R | 95 min | Action, Biography, Crime

4.7
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37 Metascore

A chronicle of the life of furniture salesman turned bank robber Eddie Dodson.

Director: Tristan Patterson | Stars: Isabel Lucas, Chloë Sevigny, Patricia Arquette, Kate Micucci

Votes: 619

12. Everybody Wants Some!! (2016)

R | 117 min | Comedy

7.0
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83 Metascore

In 1980, a group of college baseball players navigate their way through the freedoms and responsibilities of unsupervised adulthood.

Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Blake Jenner, Tyler Hoechlin, Ryan Guzman, Zoey Deutch

Votes: 42,137 | Gross: $3.37M

13. The Final Girls (2015)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Horror

6.6
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59 Metascore

A young woman grieving the loss of her mother, a famous scream queen from the 1980s, finds herself pulled into the world of her mom's most famous movie. Reunited, the women must fight off the film's maniacal killer.

Director: Todd Strauss-Schulson | Stars: Taissa Farmiga, Malin Akerman, Adam Devine, Thomas Middleditch

Votes: 26,088

14. Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.4
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63 Metascore

A malfunctioning time machine at a ski resort takes a man back to 1986 with his two friends and nephew, where they must relive a fateful night and not change anything to make sure the nephew is born.

Director: Steve Pink | Stars: John Cusack, Rob Corddry, Craig Robinson, Clark Duke

Votes: 147,164 | Gross: $50.29M

15. The House of the Devil (2009)

R | 95 min | Horror

6.4
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73 Metascore

In 1983, financially struggling college student Samantha Hughes takes a strange babysitting job that coincides with a full lunar eclipse. She slowly realizes her clients harbor a terrifying secret, putting her life in mortal danger.

Director: Ti West | Stars: Jocelin Donahue, Tom Noonan, Mary Woronov, Greta Gerwig

Votes: 33,952 | Gross: $0.10M

16. Let Me In (I) (2010)

R | 116 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.2
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79 Metascore

A bullied young boy befriends a young female vampire who lives in secrecy with her guardian.

Director: Matt Reeves | Stars: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Chloë Grace Moretz, Richard Jenkins, Cara Buono

Votes: 100,491 | Gross: $12.13M

17. Let the Right One In (2008)

R | 115 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

7.9
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82 Metascore

Oskar, an overlooked and bullied boy, finds love and revenge through Eli, a beautiful but peculiar girl.

Director: Tomas Alfredson | Stars: Kåre Hedebrant, Lina Leandersson, Per Ragnar, Henrik Dahl

Votes: 185,924 | Gross: $2.12M

18. Ping Pong Summer (2014)

Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

5.4
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52 Metascore

A family vacation during the summer of 1985 changes everything for a teenage boy obsessed with ping pong.

Director: Michael Tully | Stars: Marcello Conte, Judah Friedlander, Amy Sedaris, Lea Thompson

Votes: 2,401 | Gross: $0.03M

19. Prozac Nation (2001)

R | 95 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.3
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A young woman struggles with depression during her first year at Harvard.

Director: Erik Skjoldbjærg | Stars: Christina Ricci, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Jessica Lange, Anne Heche

Votes: 15,582

20. Roller Town (2011)

TV-MA | 80 min | Comedy

5.9
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When a roller-skating-obsessed town is over-run by video game shilling gangsters, only one man has the funk deep enough to boogie them back to oblivion.

Director: Andrew Bush | Stars: Mark Little, Kayla Lorette, Scott Vrooman, Adam Robert Bayne

Votes: 365

21. Sing Street (2016)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

8.0
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79 Metascore

A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the mysterious girl he likes.

Director: John Carney | Stars: Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, Aidan Gillen, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Jack Reynor

Votes: 63,257 | Gross: $3.23M

22. Skateland (2010)

PG-13 | 96 min | Drama

5.8
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51 Metascore

In the early 1980s, in small-town Texas, dramatic events force a 19-year-old skating rink manager to look at his life in a very new way.

Director: Anthony Burns | Stars: Shiloh Fernandez, Ashley Greene, Heath Freeman, Brett Cullen

Votes: 2,003 | Gross: $0.01M

23. SLC Punk! (1998)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.5
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50 Metascore

In the early 1980s Stevo and Heroin Bob are the only two dedicated punks in conservative Salt Lake City.

Director: James Merendino | Stars: Matthew Lillard, Michael A. Goorjian, Annabeth Gish, Jennifer Lien

Votes: 23,489 | Gross: $0.30M

24. The Squid and the Whale (2005)

R | 81 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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82 Metascore

Follows two young boys dealing with their parents' divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980s.

Director: Noah Baumbach | Stars: Owen Kline, Jeff Daniels, Laura Linney, Jesse Eisenberg

Votes: 66,070 | Gross: $7.36M

25. Super 8 (2011)

PG-13 | 112 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.0
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72 Metascore

During the summer of 1979, a group of friends witness a train crash and investigate subsequent unexplained events in their small town.

Director: J.J. Abrams | Stars: Elle Fanning, AJ Michalka, Kyle Chandler, Joel Courtney

Votes: 306,929 | Gross: $127.00M

26. Take Me Home Tonight (2011)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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42 Metascore

Four years after graduation, an awkward high school genius uses his sister's boyfriend's Labor Day party as the perfect opportunity to make his move on his high school crush.

Director: Michael Dowse | Stars: Topher Grace, Anna Faris, Dan Fogler, Teresa Palmer

Votes: 46,461 | Gross: $6.92M

27. This Is England (2006)

Not Rated | 101 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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86 Metascore

A young boy becomes friends with a gang of skinheads. Friends soon become like family, and relationships will be pushed to the very limit.

Director: Shane Meadows | Stars: Thomas Turgoose, Stephen Graham, Jo Hartley, Andrew Shim

Votes: 105,035 | Gross: $0.33M

28. Totally Awesome (2006 TV Movie)

Comedy

5.4
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A spoof of typical 1980's teen movies. The idea is that VH1 found a "long-lost", never-released teen film made in the 1980's and decided to air it now in 2006; thus it is loaded with the ... See full summary »

Director: Neal Brennan | Stars: Mikey Day, Dominique Swain, Chris Kattan, Trevor Heins

Votes: 1,587

29. Turbo Kid (2015)

Not Rated | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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60 Metascore

In a post-apocalyptic wasteland in 1997, a comic book fan adopts the persona of his favourite hero to save his enthusiastic friend and fight a tyrannical overlord.

Directors: François Simard, Anouk Whissell, Yoann-Karl Whissell | Stars: Munro Chambers, Laurence Leboeuf, Michael Ironside, Edwin Wright

Votes: 21,008 | Gross: $0.05M

30. Vi är bäst! (2013)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Music

7.2
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87 Metascore

Three girls in 1980s Stockholm decide to form a punk band -- despite not having any instruments and being told by everyone that punk is dead.

Director: Lukas Moodysson | Stars: Mira Barkhammar, Mira Grosin, Liv LeMoyne, Johan Liljemark

Votes: 8,722 | Gross: $0.18M

31. The Wedding Singer (1998)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.8
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59 Metascore

Robbie, a singer, and Julia, a waitress, are both engaged, but to the wrong people. Fortune intervenes to help them discover each other.

Director: Frank Coraci | Stars: Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore, Christine Taylor, Allen Covert

Votes: 117,920 | Gross: $80.25M

32. Wet Hot American Summer (2001)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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42 Metascore

Set on the last day of camp, in the hot summer of 1981, a group of counselors try to complete their unfinished business before the day ends.

Director: David Wain | Stars: Janeane Garofalo, David Hyde Pierce, Michael Showalter, Marguerite Moreau

Votes: 46,209 | Gross: $0.29M

33. White Bird in a Blizzard (2014)

R | 91 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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51 Metascore

In 1988, a teenage girl's life is thrown into chaos when her mother disappears.

Director: Gregg Araki | Stars: Shailene Woodley, Eva Green, Christopher Meloni, Angela Bassett

Votes: 23,703 | Gross: $0.03M