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1. Christmas Vacation (1989) Christmas Vacation (1989)
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The Griswold family's plans for a big family Christmas predictably turn into a big disaster. Dir: Jeremiah S. Chechik With: Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Juliette Lewis Comedy 97 mins.
2. A Christmas Story (1983) A Christmas Story (1983)
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Ralphie has to convince his parents, his teacher, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect gift for the 1940s. Dir: Bob Clark With: Peter Billingsley, Melinda Dillon, Darren McGavin Comedy | Family 94 mins.
3. Scrooged (1988) Scrooged (1988)
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A selfish, cynical T.V. executive is haunted by three spirits bearing lessons on Christmas Eve. Dir: Richard Donner With: Bill Murray, Karen Allen, John Forsythe Comedy | Drama | Fantasy 101 mins.
4. 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.
5. 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.
6. 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.
7. 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.
8. 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.
9. The Princess Bride (1987) The Princess Bride (1987)
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A classic fairy tale, with swordplay, giants, an evil prince, a beautiful princess, and yes, some kissing (as read by a kindly grandfather). Dir: Rob Reiner With: Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Robin Wright Adventure | Comedy | Family | Fantasy | Romance 98 mins.
10. 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.
11. 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.
12. 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.
13. 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.
14. 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.
15. National Lampoon's Vacation (1983) National Lampoon's Vacation (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The Griswold family's cross-country drive to the Walley World theme park proves to be much more arduous than they ever anticipated. Dir: Harold Ramis With: Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Imogene Coca Adventure | Comedy | Romance 98 mins.
16. 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.
17. 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.
18. 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.
19. 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.
20. Labyrinth (1986) Labyrinth (1986)
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Fifteen-year-old Sarah accidentally wishes her baby half-brother, Toby, away to the Goblin King Jareth who will keep Toby if Sarah does not complete his Labyrinth in thirteen hours. Dir: Jim Henson With: David Bowie, Jennifer Connelly, Toby Froud Adventure | Family | Fantasy | Musical 101 mins.
21. 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.
22. 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.
23. 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.
24. Steel Magnolias (1989) Steel Magnolias (1989)
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Revolving around Truvy's Beauty Parlor in a small parish in modern-day Louisiana, STEEL MAGNOLIAS is... Dir: Herbert Ross With: Shirley MacLaine, Olympia Dukakis, Sally Field Comedy | Drama | Romance 117 mins.
25. 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.
26. 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.
27. Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982) Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)
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A group of Southern California high school students are enjoying their most important subjects: sex, drugs and rock n' roll. Dir: Amy Heckerling With: Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold Comedy | Drama 90 mins.
28. Big (1988) Big (1988)
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When a boy wishes to be big at a magic wish machine, he wakes up the next morning and finds himself in an adult body. Dir: Penny Marshall With: Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins, Robert Loggia Comedy | Drama | Fantasy | Romance 104 mins.
29. 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 a love of poetry and to seize the day. Dir: Peter Weir With: Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke Drama 128 mins.
30. Troop Beverly Hills (1989) Troop Beverly Hills (1989)
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As Phyllis, a Beverly Hills housewife, is in the middle of a divorce, she tries to find focus in her... Dir: Jeff Kanew With: Shelley Long, Craig T. Nelson, Betty Thomas Adventure | Comedy 100 mins.
31. 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.
32. Santa Claus (1985) Santa Claus (1985)
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The first half of this film, set hundreds of years ago, shows how the old man who eventually became Santa Claus was given immortality and chosen to deliver toys to all the children of the world. The second half moves into the modern era, in which Patch, the head elf, strikes out on his own and falls in with an evil toy manufacturer who wants to corner the market and eliminate Santa Claus. Dir: Jeannot Szwarc With: Dudley Moore, John Lithgow, David Huddleston Adventure | Family | Fantasy 107 mins.
33. 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.
34. Gremlins (1984) Gremlins (1984)
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A boy inadvertantly breaks 3 important rules concerning his new pet and unleashes a horde of malevolently mischievous monsters on a small town. Dir: Joe Dante With: Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, Hoyt Axton Comedy | Horror 106 mins.
35. Prancer (1989) Prancer (1989)
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A farm girl nurses a wounded reindeer she believes is one of Santa's, hoping to bring it back to health in time for Christmas. Her holiday spirit inspires those around her, something her disheartened father is having trouble understanding. Dir: John D. Hancock With: Sam Elliott, Cloris Leachman, Rutanya Alda Drama | Family | Fantasy 103 mins.
36. 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.
37. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) 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. Dir: Steven Spielberg With: Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore, Peter Coyote Adventure | Family | Sci-Fi 115 mins.
38. The Little Mermaid (1989) The Little Mermaid (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
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.
39. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
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Archeologist 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.
40. Footloose (1984) Footloose (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
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.
41. 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.
42. 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.
43. Splash (1984) Splash (1984)
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A man is reunited with a mermaid who saves him from drowning as a boy and falls in love not knowing who/what she is. Dir: Ron Howard With: Tom Hanks, Daryl Hannah, Eugene Levy Comedy | Fantasy | Romance 111 mins.
44. The Lost Boys (1987) The Lost Boys (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
After moving to a new town, two brothers are convinced that the area is frequented by vampires. Dir: Joel Schumacher With: Jason Patric, Corey Haim, Dianne Wiest Comedy | Horror 97 mins.
45. Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981) Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
In the post-apocalyptic Australian wasteland, a cynical drifter agrees to help a small, gasoline rich, community escape a band of bandits. Dir: George Miller With: Mel Gibson, Bruce Spence, Michael Preston Action | Adventure | Thriller 95 mins.
46. Uncle Buck (1989) Uncle Buck (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Bachelor and all round slob, Buck, babysits his brother's rebellious teenage daughter and her cute younger brother and sister. Dir: John Hughes With: John Candy, Macaulay Culkin, Jean Louisa Kelly Comedy | Drama | Family 100 mins.
47. Predator (1987) Predator (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
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.
48. Revenge of the Nerds (1984) Revenge of the Nerds (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
At a big campus, a group of bullied outcasts and misfits resolve to fight back for their peace and self respect. Dir: Jeff Kanew With: Robert Carradine, Anthony Edwards, Timothy Busfield Comedy 90 mins.
49. Ernest Saves Christmas (1988) Ernest Saves Christmas (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Ernest helps Santa Claus as he searches for his successor. Dir: John R. Cherry III With: Jim Varney, Douglas Seale, Oliver Clark Comedy | Family | Fantasy 95 mins.
50. Platoon (1986) Platoon (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 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.
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