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Poll: The Independent 1980s

The independent cinema industry as presently known grew out of the independent cinema movement that came about in the 1980s following the death of New Hollywood. From this list of influential, acclaimed independent films during the 1980s, which is the best?

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    Drugstore Cowboy (1989)

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    Do the Right Thing (1989)

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    Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989)

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    Mystery Train (1989)

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    The Unbelievable Truth (1989)

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    Roger & Me (1989)

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    The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988)

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    Heathers (1988)

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    The Thin Blue Line (1988)

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    Let's Get Lost (1988)

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    Swimming to Cambodia (1987)

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    Prick Up Your Ears (1987)

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    Withnail & I (1987)

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    House of Games (1987)

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    Evil Dead II (1987)

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    Matewan (1987)

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    Raising Arizona (1987)

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    Parting Glances (1986)

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    Down by Law (1986)

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    Blue Velvet (1986)

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    A Room with a View (1985)

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    Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)

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    Re-Animator (1985)

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    A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

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    Paris, Texas (1984)

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    Blood Simple. (1984)

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    Stranger Than Paradise (1984)

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    Love Streams (1984)

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    This Is Spinal Tap (1984)

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    El Norte (1983)

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    Koyaanisqatsi (1982)

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    My Dinner with Andre (1981)

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    An American Werewolf in London (1981)

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    The Evil Dead (1981)

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    The Road Warrior (1981)


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