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1. 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.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. The Goonies (1985) The Goonies (1985)
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A group of kids set out on an adventure in search of pirate treasure that could save their homes from foreclosure. Dir: Richard Donner With: Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Jeff Cohen Adventure | Comedy | Family 114 mins.
5. 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.
6. Back to the Future (1985) Back to the Future (1985)
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A teenager 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.
7. 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.
8. The Outsiders (1983) The Outsiders (1983)
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When two poor greasers, Johnny, and Ponyboy are assaulted by a vicious gang, the socs, and Johnny kills one of the attackers, tension begins to mount between the two rival gangs, setting off a turbulent chain of events. Dir: Francis Ford Coppola With: C. Thomas Howell, Matt Dillon, Ralph Macchio Crime | Drama 91 mins.
9. 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.
10. The Breakfast Club (1985) The Breakfast Club (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
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.
11. 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.
12. Coming to America (1988) Coming to America (1988)
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An African prince goes to Queens, New York City to find a wife whom he can respect for her intelligence and will. Dir: John Landis With: Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, James Earl Jones Comedy | Drama | Romance 116 mins.
13. 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.
14. 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.
15. Can't Buy Me Love (1987) Can't Buy Me Love (1987)
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A nerdy outcast secretly pays the most popular girl in school one thousand dollars to be his girlfriend. Dir: Steve Rash With: Patrick Dempsey, Amanda Peterson, Courtney Gains Comedy | Drama | Romance 94 mins.
16. 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.
17. 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 | Crime | Sci-Fi 102 mins.
18. 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.
19. 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 | Fantasy | Sci-Fi 115 mins.
20. 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 Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller 117 mins.
21. 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.
22. 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.
23. Brazil (1985) Brazil (1985)
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A bureaucrat in a retro-future world tries to correct an administrative error and himself becomes an enemy of the state. Dir: Terry Gilliam With: Jonathan Pryce, Kim Greist, Robert De Niro Drama | Sci-Fi 132 mins.
24. 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 of what the principal thinks of that. Dir: John Hughes With: Matthew Broderick, Alan Ruck, Mia Sara Comedy | Drama 103 mins.
25. 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.
26. 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 | Adventure | Sci-Fi | Thriller 107 mins.
27. 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 | Fantasy 126 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. Empire of the Sun (1987) Empire of the Sun (1987)
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A young English boy struggles to survive under Japanese occupation during World War II. Dir: Steven Spielberg With: Christian Bale, John Malkovich, Miranda Richardson Drama | History | War 153 mins.
30. 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 Skywalker tries to bring his father back to the Light Side of the Force. Dir: Richard Marquand With: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher Action | Adventure | Fantasy | Sci-Fi 134 mins.
31. A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
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In the dreams of his victims, a spectral child murderer stalks the children of the members of the lynch mob that killed him. Dir: Wes Craven With: Heather Langenkamp, Johnny Depp, Robert Englund Horror 91 mins.
32. 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.
33. Dune (1984) Dune (1984)
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A Duke's son leads desert warriors against the galactic emperor and his father's evil nemesis when they assassinate his father and free their desert world from the emperor's rule. Dir: David Lynch With: Kyle MacLachlan, Virginia Madsen, Francesca Annis Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi 137 mins.
34. Poltergeist (1982) Poltergeist (1982)
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A family's home is haunted by a host of ghosts. Dir: Tobe Hooper With: JoBeth Williams, Heather O'Rourke, Craig T. Nelson Horror 114 mins.
35. The Running Man (1987) The Running Man (1987)
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A wrongly convicted man must try to survive a public execution gauntlet staged as a game show. Dir: Paul Michael Glaser With: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maria Conchita Alonso, Yaphet Kotto Action | Sci-Fi 101 mins.
36. 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.
37. 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.
38. 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.
39. Conan the Barbarian (1982) Conan the Barbarian (1982)
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A vengeful barbarian warrior sets off to avenge his tribe and his parents whom were slain by an evil sorcerer and his warriors when he was a boy. Dir: John Milius With: Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Earl Jones, Max von Sydow Action | Fantasy | Adventure 129 mins.
40. 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.
41. The Karate Kid, Part II (1986) The Karate Kid, Part II (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Daniel accompanies his mentor to Okinawa who is off to see his dying father and confront his old rival, while Daniel inadvertently makes an enemy of his own. Dir: John G. Avildsen With: Pat Morita, Ralph Macchio, Pat E. Johnson Action | Family | Romance | Sport 113 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. 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.
44. 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.
45. Back to the Future Part II (1989) Back to the Future Part II (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
After visiting 2015, Marty McFly must repeat his visit to 1955 to prevent disastrous changes to 1985... without interfering with his first trip. Dir: Robert Zemeckis With: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson Adventure | Comedy | Sci-Fi 108 mins.
46. Annie (1982) Annie (1982)
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Broadway musical based on the Little Orphan Annie comic strip. A young orphan girls 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.
47. 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.
48. 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.
49. 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.
50. Once Upon a Time in America (1984) Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life. Dir: Sergio Leone With: Robert De Niro, James Woods, Elizabeth McGovern Crime | Drama 229 mins.
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