19 Awesome ‘80s Movies That Are Still Good

The Indiana Jones Trilogy

“All three of them came out in the ’80s and those movies are god tier.”

The Princess Bride

Blade Runner


“An incredible story and some pretty perfect special effects — even for an ’80s movie!”

Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure

When Harry Met Sally

“It’s still one of my favorites!”

The Blues Brothers

The Thing

“It’s not only the greatest horror movie ever made — I’m hard-pressed to name a movie I’d rank higher.”

First Blood

“If you separate this film from the needless and stupid sequels and watch it as a stand-alone film beholden to nothing that comes afterward it’s one of the greatest character studies ever put to film and a classic exploration of PTSD, patriotism and the way Vietnam veterans were treated in the years following the war.”

Coming to America

Clue

“It’s STILL spectacular. It’s funny, fast-paced, and I LOVE the multiple endings!”


Little Shop of Horrors

“It’s got an awesome cast, great costumes and set design, and phenomenal songs. So, basically, what more could you want in a movie?!”

Lean on Me

Ghostbusters

“It’s one of the best comedies ever filmed.”

A Fish Called Wanda

“I just watched it this morning, and it’s still incredibly funny.”

Die Hard

“It’s still easily one of the best action movies.”

Highlander

“Though, there SHOULD’VE only been one.”

Beetlejuice

Say Anything

Stand By Me

“When I saw this movie as a kid, I related to the kids. As an adult, I relate to the narrator, and it makes for a very unique viewing experience. This movie doesn’t just hold up — it evolves with age.”

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