The 30 Action/Adventure Movies Of 80's & 90's

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1.
Yor, the Hunter from the Future (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
A warrior seeks his true origins in a seemingly prehistoric wasteland. (88 mins.)
 
2.
The Beastmaster (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A sword-and-sorcery fantasy about a young man's search for revenge. Armed with supernatural powers, the handsome hero and his animal allies wage war against marauding forces. (118 mins.)
Director: Don Coscarelli
 
3.
Krull (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A prince and a fellowship of companions set out to rescue his bride from a fortress of alien invaders who have arrived on their home planet. (116 mins.)
Director: Peter Yates
 
4.
Barbarian Queen (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  
Set during the days of the Roman Empire. A simple village is raided by Roman troops, and most of the people are whisked off to be slaves or killed... (72 mins.)
Director: Héctor Olivera
 
5.
Deathstalker (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
The warrior Deathstalker is tasked by an old witch lady to obtain and unite the three powers of creation - a chalice... (80 mins.)
Director: John Watson
 
6.
Conan the Barbarian (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A barbarian warrior sets off to avenge his parents and his tribe whom were slain by an evil sorcerer and his henchmen when he was a boy. (129 mins.)
Director: John Milius
 
7.
Conan the Destroyer (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Conan leads a ragtag group of adventurers on a quest for a princess. (103 mins.)
 
8.
Willow (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A reluctant dwarf must play a critical role in protecting a special baby from an evil queen. (126 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
 
9.
Legend (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A young man must stop the Lord of Darkness from both destroying daylight and marrying the woman he loves. (94 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
 
10.
Gremlins (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A boy inadvertently breaks three important rules concerning his new pet and unleashes a horde of malevolently mischievous monsters on a small town. (106 mins.)
Director: Joe Dante
 
11.
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home world. (115 mins.)
 
12.
Short Circuit (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Number 5 of a group of experimental robots in a lab is electrocuted, suddenly becomes intelligent, and escapes. (98 mins.)
Director: John Badham
 
13.
The Wraith (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A mysterious figure suddenly appears to challenge a gang of motorhead thugs. (93 mins.)
Director: Mike Marvin
 
14.
Starman (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An alien takes the form of a young widow's husband and asks her to drive him from Wisconsin to Arizona. The government tries to stop them. (115 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
 
15.
The Rescue (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A group of kids venture into enemy territory in an ambitious attempt to rescue their Navy Seal fathers who were captured during a failed mission in North Korea. (97 mins.)
 
16.
Blue Thunder (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
The cop test pilot for an experimental police helicopter learns the sinister implications of the new vehicle. (109 mins.)
Director: John Badham
 
17.
D.A.R.Y.L. (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A seemingly normal young boy turns out to be a top secret military-created robot with superhuman abilities. (99 mins.)
Director: Simon Wincer
 
18.
The NeverEnding Story (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A troubled boy dives into a wondrous fantasy world through the pages of a mysterious book. (102 mins.)
 
19.
The Dirt Bike Kid (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
When his mother sends Jack off with money to buy groceries, he comes home with a magic supercharged dirt bike instead... (90 mins.)
Director: Hoite C. Caston
 
20.
Explorers (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A boy obsessed with 50s sci-fi movies about aliens has a recurring dream about a blueprint of some kind, which he draws for his inventor friend. With the help of a third kid, they follow it and build themselves a spaceship. Now what? (109 mins.)
Director: Joe Dante
 
21.
My Science Project (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A high school student and his friend find a strange, orb-like piece of equipment to use as a science project, but must stop it when it begins to threaten mankind. (94 mins.)
 
22.
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a Wookiee, and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader. (121 mins.)
Director: George Lucas
 
23.
Sheena: Queen of the Jungle (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
Sheena grew up in the African wild, raised by a mystical witch woman. When her foster mother is framed for a murder Sheena is forced to flee, helped by her ability to talk to animals and her knowledge of the jungle. (117 mins.)
Director: John Guillermin
 
24.
Def-Con 4 (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
Two men and a woman circle the globe in a satellite armed with a nuclear device. The third world war breaks out... (88 mins.)
 
25.
Condorman (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Cartoonist Woody becomes the superhero he draws. Using his gadgets he helps a Soviet spy defect to the West. (90 mins.)
Director: Charles Jarrott
 
26.
Flash Gordon (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A football player and his friends travel to the planet Mongo and find themselves fighting the tyranny of Ming the Merciless to save Earth. (111 mins.)
Director: Mike Hodges
 
27.
They Live (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A drifter discovers a pair of sunglasses that allow him to wake up to the fact that aliens have taken over the Earth. (94 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
 
28.
Iron Eagle (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
A heroic young pilot launches his own rescue mission when his father, an Air Force veteran, is shot down over enemy territory and captured. (117 mins.)
Director: Sidney J. Furie
 
29.
BMX Bandits (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Two BMX expert bikers and a friend of theirs (Kidman) become entangled with a group of bank robbers after discovering a carton of walkie-talkies. (88 mins.)
 
30.
Earth Girls Are Easy (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
A Southern California girl befriends three furry aliens after their spaceship lands in her swimming pool. (100 mins.)
Director: Julien Temple