80's Moviesby bklolita77 | created - 01 Mar 2015 | updated - 01 Aug 2015 | Public
My favorite movies from the 80's
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1. The Wild Life (1984)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama
Eighties teen romp involving Bill and his new apartment, Jim and his rebellious antics, Tom and his crazy self, and Anita with her older man David.
Votes: 2,072 | Gross: $11.02M
2. Running Hot (1984)
R | 95 min | Crime, Drama
A teenager, wrongly convicted and sentenced to death for the murder of his father, escapes from jail. He hooks up with a prostitute and they take to the road to find the real killer of his father.
3. Sister, Sister (1987)
R | 91 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
Two sisters turn their family mansion in Louisiana into a guest house. One of their guests is an aide to a congressman, and turns their lives inside out.
Votes: 718 | Gross: $0.74M
4. Heart of Midnight (1988)
R | 93 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
Carol inherits a night club from her weird uncle. She moves into the place, only to find out just how weird her uncle really was. She begins to remember more about her very special ... See full summary »
Votes: 993 | Gross: $0.11M
5. Girls of the White Orchid (1983 TV Movie)
96 min | Crime, Drama
In Los Angeles, the naive and lonely burger waitress and aspirant singer Carol Heath finds an advertisement in the newspaper with a job opportunity in Tokyo. She has a meeting with the ... See full summary »
6. Eyes of a Stranger (1981)
R | 84 min | Horror, Thriller
A reporter suspects a creepy neighbor, who lives in the high-rise building across from hers, is a serial killer terrorizing the Miami area.
Votes: 1,620 | Gross: $1.12M
7. Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
A group of Southern California high school students are enjoying their most important subjects: sex, drugs, and rock n' roll.
Votes: 81,937 | Gross: $27.09M
8. Sixteen Candles (1984)
PG | 93 min | Comedy, Romance
A girl's "sweet" sixteenth birthday becomes anything but special, as she suffers from every embarrassment possible.
Votes: 87,966 | Gross: $23.69M
11. Pretty in Pink (1986)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A poor girl must choose between the affections of dating her childhood sweetheart or a rich but sensitive playboy.
Votes: 64,468 | Gross: $40.47M
12. Some Kind of Wonderful (1987)
PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Romance
When Keith goes out with Amanda, the girl of his dreams, Amanda's ex-boyfriend plans to get back at Keith. Meanwhile, Keith's best friend, tomboy Watts, realizes she has feelings for Keith.
Votes: 23,455 | Gross: $18.55M
15. Morgan Stewart's Coming Home (1987)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy
A free-spirited teenager attempts to get back in touch with his overly conservative parents after returning home from years away at a boarding school.
Votes: 809 | Gross: $2.14M
17. Shag (I) (1989)
PG | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Summer of 1963. Carson is getting married to her boyfriend so her friends Melaina, Pudge and Luanne take her to Myrtle Beach for one last irresponsible weekend.
Votes: 3,397 | Gross: $6.96M
18. Paradise (1982)
R | 100 min | Adventure, Romance
In the Victorian period, two teenagers, David and Sarah, travel with a caravan from Baghdad to Damascus. At an oasis, the white slave agent known as the Jackal raids them, mainly to add the... See full summary »
Votes: 2,153 | Gross: $5.59M
19. Gremlins (1984)
PG | 106 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
A boy inadvertently breaks three important rules concerning his new pet and unleashes a horde of malevolently mischievous monsters on a small town.
Votes: 168,204 | Gross: $148.17M
23. 9½ Weeks (1986)
R | 117 min | Drama, Romance
A woman gets involved in an impersonal affair with a man. She barely knows about his life, only about the sex games they play, so the relationship begins to get complicated.
Votes: 33,374 | Gross: $6.73M
25. Sweet Revenge (I) (1987)
R | 78 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Nancy Allen plays an investigative news reporter Jillian Gray, who, along with her daughter is kidnapped by white slave king Cicero, after getting too close with her investigation. Now that... See full summary »
26. Blue City (1986)
R | 83 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Returning to the small Florida town where he grew up, Billy Turner (Nelson) learns that his father has been killed. With little help from the police, Billy will take matters into his own ... See full summary »
Votes: 826 | Gross: $6.95M
27. Relentless (1989)
R | 92 min | Crime, Thriller
Two Los Angeles police detectives, cynical veteran Malloy and cocky rookie Dietz, hunt for a serial killer, an ex-cop named Taylor, whom randomly chooses his victims from a phone directory.
Votes: 1,141 | Gross: $6.99M
29. Prince of the City (1981)
R | 167 min | Crime, Drama
A New York City narcotics detective reluctantly agrees to cooperate with a special commission investigating police corruption. However, he soon discovers that he's in over his head, and nobody can be trusted.
Votes: 6,068 | Gross: $8.12M
30. Queenie (1987– )
233 min | Drama, Romance
A half-caste beauty emigrates from India to Great Britain, pursues fame and fortune at the cost of personal happiness, and becomes a Hollywood movie star while suppressing the truth of her heritage.
31. Shadows in the Storm (1988)
R | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A married man suffering from midlife crisis obsesses over a girl from his romantic fantasy. He meets her exact duplicate on vacation and helps her get rid of her abusive husband. They run off together but a caller starts blackmailing him.
32. Iguana (1988)
Not Rated | 88 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
In 19th century, a bullied, disfigured man dubbed Iguana flees from abusive locals, finds his own island and declares himself tyrant of his new domain. A man and a woman get stranded there and become victims of his new sadistic nature.
33. Apprentice to Murder (1988)
PG-13 | 97 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Fire-and-brimstone preacher sees Satan everywhere, trains gullible young boy to "detect" evil, and the two of them commit several murders in the name of Jesus. Based on a true story.
Votes: 337 | Gross: $0.47M
34. Max Dugan Returns (1983)
PG | 98 min | Comedy, Drama
An English teacher and struggling single mother has her life disrupted when the father who abandoned her as a child comes back into her life.
Votes: 2,990 | Gross: $17.61M
36. The Woman in Red (1984)
PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy, Romance
On his way to work, Teddy spots Charlotte, an incredibly beautiful Woman in Red. He really wants to meet her, but what would his wife say?
Votes: 11,968 | Gross: $25.30M
37. Hanky Panky (1982)
PG | 110 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Completely innocent man, Michael Jordon, is drawn into a web of government secrets when a girl carrying a mysterious package gets into a taxi with him. When she's later murdered, Michael becomes the chief suspect and goes on the run.
Votes: 1,974 | Gross: $9.82M
38. Kiss Daddy Goodnight (1987)
R | 90 min | Thriller
At night, baby-face Laura dresses up as a vamp and lets random guys at bars pick her up, just to drug and rob them later. But then someone starts stalking her, and a person close to her is ... See full summary »
39. We're No Angels (1989)
PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Crime
Two escaped cons only prayer to escape is to pass themselves off as priests and pass by the police blockade at the border into the safety of Canada.
Votes: 19,311 | Gross: $10.56M
40. Seven Minutes in Heaven (1985)
PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
When her father goes out of town, beautiful A-student Natalie lets best friends Jeff and Polly move in. Separately and together, the trio of young teens learn much about life, love, and growing up.
Votes: 1,181 | Gross: $0.03M
41. Johnny Dangerously (1984)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Crime
Set in the 1930s, an honest, goodhearted man is forced to turn to a life of crime to finance his neurotic mother's skyrocketing medical bills.
42. The Dream Team (1989)
PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Four mental patients on a field trip in New York City must save their caring chaperon, who ends up being taken to a hospital in a coma after accidentally witnessing a murder, before the killers can find him and finish the job.
Votes: 11,307 | Gross: $28.89M