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1. Stand by Me (1986) Stand by Me (1986)
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After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy. Dir: Rob Reiner With: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman Adventure | Drama 89 mins.
2. The Goonies (1985) The Goonies (1985)
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In order to save their home from foreclosure, a group of misfits set out to find a pirate's ancient treasure. Dir: Richard Donner With: Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Jeff Cohen Adventure | Comedy | Family 114 mins.
3. Top Gun (1986) Top Gun (1986)
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As students at the Navy's elite fighter weapons school compete to be best in the class, one daring young flyer learns a few things from a civilian instructor that are not taught in the classroom. Dir: Tony Scott With: Tom Cruise, Tim Robbins, Kelly McGillis Action | Drama | Romance 110 mins.
4. Batman (1989) Batman (1989)
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The Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal Joker. Dir: Tim Burton With: Michael Keaton, Jack Nicholson, Kim Basinger Action | Adventure 126 mins.
5. Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
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A high school wise guy is determined to have a day off from school, despite what the principal thinks of that. Dir: John Hughes With: Matthew Broderick, Alan Ruck, Mia Sara Comedy 103 mins.
6. The Princess Bride (1987) The Princess Bride (1987)
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While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him a story called The Princess Bride. Dir: Rob Reiner With: Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Robin Wright Adventure | Comedy | Family | Fantasy | Romance 98 mins.
7. Back to the Future (1985) Back to the Future (1985)
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A young man is accidentally sent 30 years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his friend, Dr. Emmett Brown, and must make sure his high-school-age parents unite in order to save his own existence. Dir: Robert Zemeckis With: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson Adventure | Comedy | Sci-Fi 116 mins.
8. Aliens (1986) Aliens (1986)
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The planet from Alien has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, the rescue team has impressive firepower, but will it be enough? Dir: James Cameron With: Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn, Carrie Henn Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi | Thriller 137 mins.
9. Blade Runner (1982) Blade Runner (1982)
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A blade runner must pursue and try to terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space and have returned to Earth to find their creator. Dir: Ridley Scott With: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young Sci-Fi | Thriller 117 mins.
10. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
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A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home-world. Dir: Steven Spielberg With: Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore, Peter Coyote Adventure | Family | Sci-Fi 115 mins.
11. The Shining (1980) The Shining (1980)
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A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future. Dir: Stanley Kubrick With: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd Horror 144 mins.
12. The Breakfast Club (1985) The Breakfast Club (1985)
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Five high school students, all different stereotypes, meet in detention, where they pour their hearts out to each other, and discover how they have a lot more in common than they thought. Dir: John Hughes With: Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald Comedy | Drama 97 mins.
13. RoboCop (1987) RoboCop (1987)
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In a dystopic and crime-ridden Detroit, a terminally wounded cop returns to the force as a powerful cyborg haunted by submerged memories. Dir: Paul Verhoeven With: Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Dan O'Herlihy Action | Sci-Fi 102 mins.
14. Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982) Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)
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With the assistance of the Enterprise crew, Admiral Kirk must stop an old nemesis, Khan Noonien Singh, from using his son's life-generating device, the Genesis Device, as the ultimate weapon. Dir: Nicholas Meyer With: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley Action | Adventure | Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller 113 mins.
15. The Outsiders (1983) The Outsiders (1983)
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The rivalry between two gangs, the poor Greasers and the rich Socs, only heats up when one gang member kills a member of the other. Dir: Francis Ford Coppola With: C. Thomas Howell, Matt Dillon, Ralph Macchio Crime | Drama 91 mins.
16. Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989) Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)
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The scientist father of a teenage girl and boy accidentally shrinks his and two other neighborhood teens to the size of insects. Now the teens must fight diminutive dangers as the father searches for them. Dir: Joe Johnston With: Rick Moranis, Matt Frewer, Marcia Strassman Adventure | Comedy | Family | Sci-Fi 93 mins.
17. Scarface (1983) Scarface (1983)
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In 1980 Miami, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug cartel while succumbing to greed. Dir: Brian De Palma With: Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Steven Bauer Crime | Drama 170 mins.
18. Full Metal Jacket (1987) Full Metal Jacket (1987)
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A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the U.S.-Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue. Dir: Stanley Kubrick With: Matthew Modine, R. Lee Ermey, Vincent D'Onofrio Drama | War 116 mins.
19. The Terminator (1984) The Terminator (1984)
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A human-looking indestructible cyborg is sent from 2029 to 1984 to assassinate a waitress, whose unborn son will lead humanity in a war against the machines, while a soldier from that war is sent to protect her at all costs. Dir: James Cameron With: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Michael Biehn Action | Sci-Fi 107 mins.
20. Octopussy (1983) Octopussy (1983)
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A fake Faberg egg and a fellow agent's death lead James Bond to uncover an international jewel-smuggling operation, headed by the mysterious Octopussy, being used to disguise a nuclear attack on N.A.T.O. forces. Dir: John Glen With: Roger Moore, Maud Adams, Louis Jourdan Action | Adventure | Thriller 131 mins.
21. Glory (1989) Glory (1989)
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Robert Gould Shaw leads the US Civil War's first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices of both his own Union army and the Confederates. Dir: Edward Zwick With: Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington, Cary Elwes Drama | History | War 122 mins.
22. Beetlejuice (1988) Beetlejuice (1988)
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A couple of recently deceased ghosts contract the services of a "bio-exorcist" in order to remove the obnoxious new owners of their house. Dir: Tim Burton With: Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis, Michael Keaton Comedy | Fantasy 92 mins.
23. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
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Archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the US government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis. Dir: Steven Spielberg With: Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Paul Freeman Action | Adventure 115 mins.
24. WarGames (1983) WarGames (1983)
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A young man finds a back door into a military central computer in which reality is confused with game-playing, possibly starting World War III. Dir: John Badham With: Matthew Broderick, Ally Sheedy, John Wood Sci-Fi | Thriller 114 mins.
25. Pretty in Pink (1986) Pretty in Pink (1986)
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A poor girl must choose between the affections of her doting childhood sweetheart and a rich but sensitive playboy. Dir: Howard Deutch With: Molly Ringwald, Jon Cryer, Harry Dean Stanton Comedy | Drama | Romance 96 mins.
26. Ghostbusters (1984) Ghostbusters (1984)
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Three unemployed parapsychology professors set up shop as a unique ghost removal service. Dir: Ivan Reitman With: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver Comedy | Fantasy | Sci-Fi 105 mins.
27. Young Guns (1988) Young Guns (1988)
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A group of young gunmen, led by Billy the Kid, become deputies to avenge the murder of the rancher who became their benefactor. But when Billy takes their authority too far, they become the hunted. Dir: Christopher Cain With: Emilio Estevez, Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond Phillips Action | Crime | Drama | Thriller | Western 107 mins.
28. The NeverEnding Story (1984) The NeverEnding Story (1984)
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A troubled boy dives into a wonderous fantasy world through the pages of a mysterious book. Dir: Wolfgang Petersen With: Noah Hathaway, Barret Oliver, Tami Stronach Adventure | Drama | Family | Fantasy 102 mins.
29. Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
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After rescuing Han Solo from the palace of Jabba the Hutt, the rebels attempt to destroy the second Death Star, while Luke struggles to make Vader shake off of the dark side of the Force. Dir: Richard Marquand With: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher Action | Adventure | Fantasy | Sci-Fi 134 mins.
30. Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
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After the rebels have been brutally overpowered by the Empire on their newly established base, Luke Skywalker takes advanced Jedi training with Master Yoda, while his friends are pursued by Darth Vader as part of his plan to capture Luke. Dir: Irvin Kershner With: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher Action | Adventure | Fantasy | Sci-Fi 124 mins.
31. Dirty Dancing (1987) Dirty Dancing (1987)
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Spending the summer in a holiday camp with her family, Frances "Baby" Houseman falls in love with the camp's dance instructor Johnny Castle. Dir: Emile Ardolino With: Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Jerry Orbach Drama | Music | Romance 100 mins.
32. Dead Poets Society (1989) Dead Poets Society (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
English teacher John Keating inspires his students to discover their love for poetry and seize the day. Dir: Peter Weir With: Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke Drama 128 mins.
33. Amadeus (1984) Amadeus (1984)
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The incredible story of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, told by his peer and secret rival Antonio Salieri - now confined to an insane asylum. Dir: Milos Forman With: F. Murray Abraham, Tom Hulce, Elizabeth Berridge Biography | Drama | Music 160 mins.
34. Platoon (1986) Platoon (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A young recruit in Vietnam faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man. Dir: Oliver Stone With: Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe Drama | War 120 mins.
35. St. Elmo's Fire (1985) St. Elmo's Fire (1985)
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A group of friends, just out of college, struggle with adulthood. Dir: Joel Schumacher With: Demi Moore, Rob Lowe, Andrew McCarthy Drama | Romance 110 mins.
36. Annie (1982) Annie (1982)
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A young orphan girl's adventures in finding a family that will take her. Dir: John Huston With: Aileen Quinn, Albert Finney, Carol Burnett Comedy | Drama | Family | Musical 126 mins.
37. The Little Mermaid (1989) The Little Mermaid (1989)
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A mermaid princess makes a Faustian bargain with an unscrupulous sea-witch in order to meet a human prince on land. Dir: Ron Clements, John Musker With: Jodi Benson, Samuel E. Wright, Rene Auberjonois Animation | Family | Fantasy | Musical | Romance 83 mins.
38. Die Hard (1988) Die Hard (1988)
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John McClane, officer of the NYPD, tries to save wife Holly Gennaro and several others, taken hostage by German terrorist Hans Gruber during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles. Dir: John McTiernan With: Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia Action | Thriller 131 mins.
39. Footloose (1984) Footloose (1984)
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A city teenager moves to a small town where rock music and dancing have been banned, and his rebellious spirit shakes up the populace. Dir: Herbert Ross With: Kevin Bacon, Lori Singer, John Lithgow Drama | Music | Romance 107 mins.
40. The Verdict (1982) The Verdict (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A lawyer sees the chance to salvage his career and self-respect by taking a medical malpractice case to trial rather than settling. Dir: Sidney Lumet With: Paul Newman, Charlotte Rampling, Jack Warden Drama 129 mins.
41. Predator (1987) Predator (1987)
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A team of commandos on a mission in a Central American jungle find themselves hunted by an extra-terrestrial warrior. Dir: John McTiernan With: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carl Weathers, Kevin Peter Hall Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller 107 mins.
42. The Karate Kid (1984) The Karate Kid (1984)
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A handyman/martial arts master agrees to teach a bullied boy karate and shows him that there is more to the martial art than fighting. Dir: John G. Avildsen With: Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita, Elisabeth Shue Action | Drama | Family | Sport 126 mins.
43. The Blue Lagoon (1980) The Blue Lagoon (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
In the Victorian period, two children are shipwrecked on a tropical island in the South Pacific. With no adults to guide them, the two make a simple life together, unaware that sexual maturity will eventually intervene. Dir: Randal Kleiser With: Brooke Shields, Christopher Atkins, Leo McKern Adventure | Drama | Romance 104 mins.
44. Legend (1985) Legend (1985)
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A young man must stop the Lord of Darkness from both destroying daylight and marrying the woman he loves. Dir: Ridley Scott With: Tom Cruise, Mia Sara, Tim Curry Adventure | Fantasy | Romance 94 mins.
45. Poltergeist (1982) Poltergeist (1982)
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As a family moves into their new home, they notice strange events that mostly affect their young daughter. Dir: Tobe Hooper With: JoBeth Williams, Heather O'Rourke, Craig T. Nelson Horror 114 mins.
46. The Thing (1982) The Thing (1982)
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Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people that it kills. Dir: John Carpenter With: Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Keith David Horror | Mystery | Sci-Fi 109 mins.
47. 2010 (1984) 2010 (1984)
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A joint U.S.-Soviet expedition is sent to Jupiter to learn what happened to the Discovery. Dir: Peter Hyams With: Roy Scheider, John Lithgow, Helen Mirren Mystery | Sci-Fi | Thriller 116 mins.
48. Airplane! (1980) Airplane! (1980)
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An airplane crew takes ill. Surely the only person capable of landing the plane is an ex-pilot afraid to fly. But don't call him Shirley. Dir: Jim Abrahams, David Zucker With: Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Leslie Nielsen Comedy 88 mins.
49. Sixteen Candles (1984) Sixteen Candles (1984)
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A young girl's "sweet sixteenth" birthday becomes anything but special as she suffers from every embarrassment possible. Dir: John Hughes With: Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall, Justin Henry Comedy | Romance 93 mins.
50. Rain Man (1988) Rain Man (1988)
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Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt's father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country. Dir: Barry Levinson With: Dustin Hoffman, Tom Cruise, Valeria Golino Drama 133 mins.
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