See also: EarlyFilms, Films of the [[FilmsOfThe1920s 1920s]], [[FilmsOfThe1930s 1930s]], [[FilmsOfThe1940s 1940s]], [[FilmsOfThe1950s 1950s]], [[FilmsOfThe1960s 1960s]], [[FilmsOfThe1970s 1970s]], [[FilmsOfThe1990s 1990s]], [[FilmsOfThe2000s 2000s]], [[FilmsOfThe2010s 2010s]]

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[[folder: Film Franchises, 1980-1989]]
* ''Franchise/{{Alien}}''
** ''Film/{{Aliens}}'' (1986) -- "Get away from her, you bitch!"
* ''Film/AmericanNinja''
** ''American Ninja 2: The Confrontation'' (1987)
** ''American Ninja 3: Blood Hunt'' (1989)
* ''Film/TheAmityvilleHorror''
** ''Amityville II: The Possession'' (1982)
** ''Amityville 3-D'' (1983)
** ''Amityville 4: The Evil Escapes'' (1989)
* ''Film/BackToTheFuture'' -- Fun with TimeTravel.
** ''Back to the Future'' (1985)
** ''Back to the Future Part II'' (1989)
* ''Film/ABetterTomorrow'' - The franchise that kickstarted the HeroicBloodshed genre.
** ''A Better Tomorrow'' (1986)
** ''A Better Tomorrow II'' (1987)
** ''A Better Tomorrow 3: Love and Death in Saigon'' (1989)
* ''Film/BeverlyHillsCop''
** ''Beverly Hills Cop'' (1984)
** ''Beverly Hills Cop II'' (1987)
* ''Boggy Creek''
** ''Film/BoggyCreek2TheLegendContinues'' (1985)
* ''Film/TheBoogeyman''
** ''The Boogeyman'' (1980)
** ''The Boogeyman 2'' (1983)
* Creator/CheechAndChong:
** ''Film/CheechAndChongsNextMovie'' (1980)
** ''Film/NiceDreams'' (1981)
** ''Things Are Tough All Over'' (1982)
** ''Film/StillSmokin'' (1983)
** ''Cheech & Chong's The Corsican Brothers'' (1984)
* ''Film/{{CHUD}}''
** ''C.H.U.D.'' (1984)
** ''C.H.U.D. II: Bud the Chud'' (1989)
* ''Franchise/CareBears''
** ''WesternAnimation/TheCareBearsMovie'' (1985) -- Actually beat out ''Disney/TheBlackCauldron''.
** ''WesternAnimation/CareBearsMovieIIANewGeneration'' (1986)
** ''WesternAnimation/TheCareBearsAdventureInWonderland'' (1987) -- The Care Bears and their Cousins are searching for a princess, and a young girl they come across looks like her.
* ''Creepshow''
** ''Film/CreepShow'' (1982)
** ''Film/{{Creepshow 2}}'' (1987)
* ''Film/{{Critters}}''
** ''Critters'' (1986)
** ''Critters 2: The Main Course'' (1988)
* ''Film/CrocodileDundee''
** ''Crocodile Dundee'' (1986)
** ''Crocodile Dundee II'' (1988)
* ''Film/CryFreedom'' (1987)
* ''Film/DeathWish''
** ''Death Wish II'' (1982)
** ''Death Wish 3'' (1985)
** ''Death Wish 4: The Crackdown'' (1987)
* ''Film/DeathstalkerSeries''
** ''Film/{{Deathstalker}}'' (1983)
** ''Film/DeathstalkerIIDuelOfTheTitans'' (1987)
** ''Film/DeathstalkerAndTheWarriorsFromHell'' (1988)
** ''Film/DeathstalkerIVMatchOfTheTitans'' (1989)
* ''Film/TheDecalogue'' (1989)
** ''Decalogue One''
** ''Decalogue Two''
** ''Decalogue Three''
** ''Decalogue Four''
** ''Decalogue Five''
** ''Decalogue Six''
** ''Decalogue Seven''
** ''Decalogue Eight''
** ''Decalogue Nine''
** ''Decalogue Ten''
* ''Film/{{Demoni}}'' -- a.k.a. ''Demons''
** ''Demoni'' (1985)
** ''Demoni 2'' (1986)
* ''Film/DirtyHarry''
** ''Film/SuddenImpact'' (1983)
** ''Film/TheDeadPool'' (1988)
* ''Franchise/DragonBall'''s {{Non Serial Movie}}s
** ''Dragon Ball: Curse of the Blood Rubies'' (1986)
** ''Dragon Ball: Sleeping Princess in Devil's Castle'' (1987)
** ''Dragon Ball: Mystical Adventure'' (1988)
** ''Dragon Ball Z: Dead Zone'' (1989)
* ''Film/ErnestPWorrell''
** ''Film/ErnestGoesToCamp'' (1987)
** ''Film/ErnestSavesChristmas'' (1988)
* ''Franchise/EvilDead'' -- The debut of Creator/SamRaimi
** ''The Evil Dead'' (1981)
** ''Evil Dead II'' (1987) -- Ash becomes the Badass we all know and love.
* ''Film/TheExterminator'' (1980)
** ''Exterminator 2'' (1984)
* ''Franchise/FridayThe13th'' -- The first film is released in 1980, and thus the 80s' SlasherMovie craze begins. 
** ''[[Film/FridayThe13th1980 Friday the 13th]]'' (1980)
** ''Film/FridayThe13thPart2'' (1981)
** ''Film/FridayThe13thPartIII'' (1982)
** ''Film/FridayThe13thTheFinalChapter'' (1984)
** ''Film/FridayThe13thPartVANewBeginning'' (1985)
** ''Film/FridayThe13thPartVIJasonLives'' (1986)
** ''Film/FridayThe13thPartVIITheNewBlood'' (1988)
** ''Film/FridayThe13thPartVIIIJasonTakesManhattan'' (1989)
* ''Film/FrightNight''
** ''Fright Night'' (1985)
** ''Fright Night Part 2'' (1988)
* ''Franchise/{{Gamera}}''
** ''Film/GameraSuperMonster'' (1980)
* ''Film/{{Ghostbusters}}'' -- Who you gonna call?
** ''Ghostbusters'' (1984)
** ''Ghostbusters II'' (1989)
* ''Film/{{Ghoulies}}''
** ''Ghoulies'' (1985)
** ''Ghoulies II'' (1988)
* ''Franchise/{{Godzilla}}''
** ''Film/TheReturnOfGodzilla'' (1984)
** ''Film/GodzillaVsBiollante'' (1989)
* ''Franchise/{{Halloween}}''
** ''Film/HalloweenII1981'' (1981) -- Sequel directly following the 1978 original. Takes place on the same, long night.
** ''Film/HalloweenIIISeasonOfTheWitch'' (1982)
** ''Film/Halloween4TheReturnOfMichaelMyers'' (1988) Laurie Strode has supposedly died in a car accident. Michael Myers next hunts out Jamie Lloyd, Laurie's daughter and Michael's niece.
** ''Film/Halloween5TheRevengeOfMichaelMyers'' (1989) Michael Myers and his niece Jamie Lloyd share a telepathic bond. Which disturbs them both.
* ''Franchise/{{Hellraiser}}''
** ''Film/{{Hellraiser}}'' (1987)
** ''Film/HellboundHellraiserII'' (1988)
* ''Film/TheHillsHaveEyes''
** ''The Hills Have Eyes Part II'' (1985)
* ''Film/HoneyIShrunkTheKids''
** ''Honey, I Shrunk the Kids'' (1989)
* ''Film/TheHowling''
** ''The Howling'' (1981)
** ''Howling II: Your Sister is a Werewolf'' (1985)
** ''Howling III'' (1987)
** ''Howling IV: The Original Nightmare'' (1988)
** ''Howling V: The Rebirth'' (1989)
* The ''Franchise/IndianaJones'' trilogy is released.
** ''Film/RaidersOfTheLostArk'' (1981)
** ''Film/IndianaJonesAndTheTempleOfDoom'' (1984)
** ''Film/IndianaJonesAndTheLastCrusade'' (1989)
* ''Film/IronEagle''
** ''Iron Eagle'' (1986)
** ''Iron Eagle II'' (1988)
* ''Film/ItsAlive''
** ''It's Alive III: Island of the Alive'' (1987)
* ''Film/JamesBond'' films -- Five official films (and one unofficial film) were made in this decade.
** ''Film/ForYourEyesOnly'' (1981)
** ''Film/{{Octopussy}}'' (1983)
*** ''Film/NeverSayNeverAgain'' (1983) -- Unofficial film.
** ''Film/AViewToAKill'' (1985)
** ''Film/TheLivingDaylights'' (1987)
** ''Film/LicenceToKill'' (1989)
* ''Jaws''
** ''Film/Jaws3D'' (1983)
** ''Film/JawsTheRevenge'' (1987)
* Films based on the ''Franchise/KamenRider'' franchise
** ''[[Film/KamenRiderEightRidersVsGalaxyKing Kamen Rider: Eight Riders vs. Galaxy King]]'' (1980) -- The ''Series/KamenRiderSkyrider'' movie
** ''Film/KamenRiderSuper1'' (1981)
** ''[[Film/KamenRiderBlackHurryToOnigashima Kamen Rider Black: Hurry to Onigashima]]'' (1988)
** ''[[Film/KamenRiderTerrifyingThePhantomHouseOfDevilPass Kamen Rider Black: Terrifying! The Phantom House of Devil Pass]]'' (1988)
** ''[[Film/KamenRiderRunAllOverTheWorld Kamen Rider: Run All Over the World]]'' (1989) -- 3D short film featuring the [[MultiformBalance four incarnations]] of Series/KamenRiderBlack/[[Series/KamenRiderBlackRX Black RX]]
* The first three ''Film/TheKarateKid'' movies
** ''The Karate Kid'' (1984)
** ''The Karate Kid, Part II'' (1986) -- In which Daniel-san finds love.
** ''The Karate Kid, Part III'' (1989)
* ''Film/LethalWeapon''
** ''Lethal Weapon'' (1987)
** ''Lethal Weapon 2'' (1989)
* ''Film/MadMax''
** ''The Road Warrior'' (1982) -- Sparked the "post-apocalyptic" genre.
** ''Film/MadMaxBeyondThunderdome'' (1985)
* Films based on the ''Franchise/MetalHeroes'' franchise
** ''[[Film/SpaceSheriffShaider Space Sheriff Shaider]]'' (1984)
** ''[[Film/SpaceSheriffShaiderPursuitTheStrangeKidnappers Space Sheriff Shaider: Pursuit! The Strange Kidnappers!]]'' (1984)
** ''[[Film/ChoujinkiMetalder Choujinki Metalder]]'' (1987)
** ''[[Film/KidouKeijiJiban Kidou Keiji Jiban]]'' (1989)
* ''Film/MissingInAction'' -- Starring BadAss incarnate ChuckNorris.
** ''Missing in Action'' (1984)
** ''Missing in Action 2: The Beginning'' (1985)
** ''Braddock: Missing in Action III'' (1988)
* ''Franchise/TheMuppets''
** ''Film/TheGreatMuppetCaper'' (1981) -- A heist film starring The Muppets in which the Baseball Diamond Necklace is stolen, and in classic Muppet style, there's plenty of BreakingTheFourthWall moments.
** ''Film/TheMuppetsTakeManhattan'' (1984)
* ''National Lampoon's Vacation''
** ''Film/NationalLampoonsVacation'' (1983)
** ''National Lampoon's European Vacation'' (1985)
** ''Film/NationalLampoonsChristmasVacation'' (1989)
* ''Franchise/ANightmareOnElmStreet'' -- Sweet dreams, gentle viewers.
** ''Film/ANightmareOnElmStreet1984'' (1984)
** ''Film/ANightmareOnElmStreetPart2FreddysRevenge'' (1985)
** ''Film/ANightmareOnElmStreet3DreamWarriors'' (1987)
** ''Film/ANightmareOnElmStreet4TheDreamMaster'' (1988)
** ''Film/ANightmareOnElmStreet5TheDreamChild'' (1989)
* ''Film/OhGod''
** ''Oh, God! Book II'' (1980)
** ''Oh, God! You Devil'' (1984)
* ''Film/TheOmen''
** ''The Final Conflict'' (1981)
* ''Film/{{Phantasm}}''
** ''Phantasm II'' (1988)
* ''Franchise/ThePinkPanther''
** ''Trail of the Pink Panther'' (1982) -- Built around unused/recycled footage of Peter Sellers' Inspector Clouseau from previous installments.
** ''Curse of the Pink Panther'' (1983) -- Ted Wass becomes a Replacement Scrappy for Peter Sellers.
* ''Film/PoliceAcademy''
** ''Police Academy'' (1984)
** ''Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment'' (1985)
** ''Police Academy 3: Back in Training'' (1986)
** ''Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol'' (1987)
** ''Police Academy 5: Assignment Miami Beach'' (1988)
** ''Police Academy 6: City Under Siege'' (1989)
* ''Film/{{Poltergeist}}''
** ''Poltergeist'' (1982) -- "They're heeeeeeeere..."
** ''Poltergeist II: The Other Side'' (1986)
** ''Poltergeist III'' (1988)
* ''Film/{{Porkys}}''
** ''Porky's'' (1982)
** ''Porky's II: The Next Day'' (1983)
** ''Porky's Revenge!'' (1985)
* ''Franchise/{{Predator}}''
** ''Film/{{Predator}}'' (1987)
* ''Prom Night''
** ''Film/PromNight1980'' (1980)
** ''Film/HelloMaryLouPromNightII'' (1987)
* ''Film/{{Psycho}}''
** ''Psycho II'' (1983).
** ''Psycho III'' (1986)
* The first three ''Franchise/{{Rambo}}'' movies.
** ''First Blood'' (1982) -- John Rambo makes his first appearance on the big screen.
** ''Rambo: First Blood Part II'' (1985) -- John Rambo returns to Vietnam to rescue POW's from commies.
** ''Rambo III'' (1988) -- Rambo fights Soviets in Afghanistan.
* ''Film/ReturnOfTheLivingDead''
** ''The Return of the Living Dead'' (1985)
** ''Film/ReturnOfTheLivingDeadPartII'' (1988)
* ''Film/RevengeOfTheNerds''
** ''Revenge of the Nerds'' (1984)
** ''Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise'' (1987)
* ''Franchise/{{Rocky}}''
** ''Rocky III'' (1982)
** ''Rocky IV'' (1985)
* ''Film/RomancingTheStone''
** ''Romancing the Stone'' (1984)
** ''The Jewel of the Nile'' (1985)
* ''Film/StTrinians'' gets one more installment after skipping the 1970s:
** ''The Wildcats of St. Trinian's'' (1980)
* Television films based on ''Franchise/ScoobyDoo'':
** ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDooMeetsTheBooBrothers'' (1987)
** ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDooAndTheGhoulSchool'' (1988)
** ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDooAndTheReluctantWerewolf'' (1988)
* Films based on ''Series/SesameStreet''
** ''Sesame Street Presents Follow That Bird'' (1985)
* ''Film/ShortCircuit''
** ''Short Circuit'' (1986)
** ''Short Circuit 2'' (1988)
* ''Silent Night, Deadly Night'' 
** ''Film/SilentNightDeadlyNight'' (1984)
** ''Film/SilentNightDeadlyNightPart2'' (1987)
** ''Film/SilentNightDeadlyNightIIIBetterWatchOut'' (1989)
* ''Sleepaway Camp'' -- Murders are committed in a summer camp.
** ''Film/SleepawayCamp'' (1983)
** ''Film/SleepawayCampIIUnhappyCampers'' (1988)
** ''Film/SleepawayCampIIITeenageWasteland'' (1989)
* ''Film/TheSlumberPartyMassacre''
** ''The Slumber Party Massacre'' (1982)
** ''Slumber Party Massacre II'' (1987)
* Films based on ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries''
** ''Film/StarTrekIITheWrathOfKhan'' (1982) -- KHAAAAAN!
** ''Film/StarTrekIIITheSearchForSpock'' (1984)
** ''Film/StarTrekIVTheVoyageHome'' (1986) -- a.k.a. TheOneWith The Whales
** ''Film/StarTrekVTheFinalFrontier'' (1989) -- the highlight of this movie is the Row Row Row Your Boat number.
* ''Franchise/StarWars'' -- the original trilogy is complete
** ''Episode V -- Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack'' (1980)
** ''Episode VI -- Film/ReturnOfTheJedi'' (1983)
* ''Film/TheStepfather''
** ''The Stepfather'' (1987)
** ''Stepfather II'' (1989)
* ''Superman'' sequels
** ''Film/SupermanII'' (1980)
** ''Film/SupermanIII'' (1983)
** ''Film/{{Supergirl}}'' (1984)
** ''Film/SupermanIVTheQuestForPeace'' (1987) -- {{Anvilicious}} sequel about how nuclear power is bad.
* Films based on the ''Franchise/SuperSentai'' franchise
** ''Film/DenshiSentaiDenziman'' (1980)
** ''Film/TaiyouSentaiSunVulcan' (1981)
** ''Film/DaiSentaiGoggleFive'' (1982)
** ''Film/KagakuSentaiDynaman'' (1983)
** ''Film/ChoudenshiBioman'' (1984)
** ''Film/DengekiSentaiChangeman1 Dengeki Sentai Changeman]]'' (1985) -- First of two movies based on ''Series/DengekiSentaiChangeman''
** ''[[Film/DengekiSentaiChangeman2 Dengeki Sentai Changeman]]'' (1985) -- Second of two movies based on ''Series/DengekiSentaiChangeman''
** ''Film/ChoushinseiFlashman'' (1986)
** ''Film/FlashmanBigRallyTitanBoy'' (1986) -- Theatrical edit of episodes 15-18
** ''Film/HikariSentaiMaskman'' (1987)
** ''Film/KousokuSentaiTurboranger'' (1989)
* ''Swamp Thing''
** ''Film/SwampThing'' (1982)
** ''Film/TheReturnOfSwampThing'' (1989)
* ''Franchise/TheTexasChainsawMassacre''
** ''Film/TheTexasChainsawMassacre2'' (1986)
* ''Film/TheToxicAvenger''
** ''The Toxic Avenger'' (1984)
** ''The Toxic Avenger Part II'' (1989)
** ''The Toxic Avenger Part III: The Last Temptation of Toxie'' (1989)
* ''Film/WeeSing''
[[/folder]]

[[folder:1980]]
* ''Film/NineToFive''
* ''Film/{{Airplane}}'' -- Set the standard for [[AffectionateParody Affectionate Parodies]].
* ''Film/{{Alligator}}'' -- One of the better of the countless ''Jaws'' knockoffs.
* ''Film/AlteredStates''
* ''Film/TheApple''
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Animalympics}}''
* ''Film/TheAnthropophagusBeast''
* ''Film/AtlanticCity''
* ''Film/BadTiming''
* ''Film/BattleBeyondTheStars''
* ''Film/TheBigRedOne''
* ''Literature/TheBlueLagoon''
* ''Film/TheBluesBrothers'' -- "We're on a MissionFromGod."
* ''WesternAnimation/BonVoyageCharlieBrown'' -- Last of four feature films by the ''ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}}'' gang.
* ''Film/BreakerMorant''
* ''Film/{{Caddyshack}}''
* ''Film/CannibalHolocaust''
* ''Film/TheChangeling''
* ''Film/ChristmasEvil''
* ''Film/CityOfTheLivingDead''
* ''Film/{{Cruising}}''
* ''Film/DontGoInTheHouse''
* ''Film/DontGoInTheWoods'' -- SlasherMovie of legendary badness.
* ''Film/TheElephantMan'' -- He is not an animal, he is a human being.
* ''Film/{{Fame}}''
* ''Film/{{Fatso}}''
* ''Film/TheFiendishPlotOfDrFuManchu''
* ''Film/TheFinalCountdown''
* ''Film/FlashGordon'' -- Savior of the universe.
* ''Film/TheFog''
* ''Film/TheGhostDance''
* ''Film/TheGodsMustBeCrazy''
* ''Film/HardlyWorking''
* ''Film/HawkTheSlayer''
* ''Film/HerbieGoesBananas''
* ''Film/{{Hopscotch}}''
* ''Film/HouseOnTheEdgeOfThePark''
* ''Film/TheIdolmaker''
* ''Film/{{Inferno}}'' -- Creator/DarioArgento's unsung masterpiece.
* ''Film/TheJazzSinger''
* ''Film/{{Kagemusha}}''
* ''WesternAnimation/TheKingAndTheMockingbird''
* ''Film/LittleDarlings''
* ''Film/TheLifeAndTimesOfRosieTheRiveter''
* ''Film/{{Maniac}}''
* ''Film/MidnightMadness''
* ''Literature/TheMirrorCrackdFromSideToSide''
* ''Animation/TheMissingLink''
* ''Film/MoscowDoesNotBelieveInTears''
* ''Film/MotelHell'' -- Farmer Vincent makes the best smoked meat in DeepSouth. It is because he makes them from ''people''.
* ''Film/MothersDay''
* ''Film/NewYearsEvil''
* ''Film/TheOctagon''
* ''Literature/OrdinaryPeople''
* ''Film/{{Popeye}}''
* ''Film/PumaMan''
* ''Film/RagingBull''
* ''Film/RaiseTheTitanic''
* ''WesternAnimation/TheReturnOfTheKing'' -- The RankinBassProductions adaptation
* ''Film/{{Saturn 3}}''
* ''Film/TheShining'' -- "Heeeeeere's JOHNNY!"
* ''Film/SomewhereInTime''
* ''Film/StardustMemories''
* ''Film/StirCrazy''
* ''Film/TheStuntMan''
* ''Film/SuperFuzz''
* ''Film/TemptationIsland'' -- Filipino {{Camp}} classic.
* ''Film/TerrorTrain''
* ''Film/UrbanChipmunk''
* ''Film/TheWatcherInTheWoods''
* ''Film/WhenTimeRanOut''
* ''Film/WithoutWarning''
* ''Film/{{Xanadu}}''
* ''Film/YouNeverDreamed''
[[/folder]]

[[folder: 1981]]
* ''Film/{{Absurd}}'' -- Unofficial sequel to ''The Antropophagus Beast''.
* ''WesternAnimation/AmericanPop''
* ''Film/AnAmericanWerewolfInLondon''
* ''Film/{{Arthur}}''
* ''Film/TheBeyond''
* ''Film/BloodyBirthday''
* ''Film/BloodyMoon''
* ''Film/BlowOut''
* ''Film/DasBoot''
* ''Film/BurialGroundTheNightsOfTerror''
* ''Film/TheBurning''
* ''Film/CannibalFerox''
* ''Film/TheCannonballRun'' -- Starring Burt Reynolds and Creator/DomDeLuise.
* ''Film/{{Caveman}}''
* ''Film/ChariotsOfFire'' -- Known for its iconic theme song by Vangelis.
* ''Film/ClashOfTheTitans'' -- Classic Creator/RayHarryhausen vehicle featuring the story of Perseus and Medusa.
* ''Film/{{Condorman}}''
* ''Film/DarkNightOfTheScarecrow''
* ''Film/DeadAndBuried''
* ''Film/TheDevilAndMaxDevlin''
* ''Film/{{Diva}}''
* ''Film/{{Dragonslayer}}''
* ''Film/EscapeFromNewYork''
* ''Film/EscapeToVictory''
* ''Film/{{Evilspeak}}''
* ''Film/{{Excalibur}}''
* ''Disney/TheFoxAndTheHound''
* ''Film/FuneralHome''
* ''Film/TheFunhouse''
* ''Film/GalaxyOfTerror'' -- by Creator/RogerCorman.
* ''Film/{{Gallipoli}}''
* ''Film/GoodbyePorkPie''
* ''Film/GraduationDay''
* ''Film/TheGreatMuppetCaper''
* ''Film/HappyBirthdayToMe''
* ''Film/HarrysWar'' -- a one-man fight (in a ''tank'') against the IRS.
* ''Film/{{Heartbeeps}}'' -- A movie AndyKaufman regretted making.
* ''Film/HeavensGate'' -- The name synonymous with film bombs.
* ''WesternAnimation/HeavyMetal'' -- A surreal AnimatedAnthology from Canada.
* ''Film/HellNight''
* ''Film/HistoryOfTheWorldPartI''
* ''Film/HomeSweetHome'' -- Loony goes on a [[ThanksgivingDayStory Thanksgiving]] murder spree. No, this was not made by Creator/EliRoth.
* ''Film/TheHouseByTheCemetery''
* ''Film/JustBeforeDawn''
* ''Film/TheLastShark''
* ''[[Franchise/TheLoneRanger The Legend of the Lone Ranger]]''
* ''Film/{{Looker}}''
* ''Literature/MommieDearest'' -- Infamous biopic about Joan Crawford.
* ''Film/{{Ms 45}}''
* ''Film/MyBloodyValentine''
* ''Film/MyDinnerWithAndre''
* ''Animation/TheMysteryOfTheThirdPlanet''
* ''Film/{{Nighthawks}}''
* ''Film/TheNightTheLightsWentOutInGeorgia''
* ''Theatre/OnGoldenPond''
* ''Film/{{Outland}}'' -- Lone honest cop vs. drug-dealers on Io.
* ''PenniesFromHeaven''
* ''Film/PiranhaPartTwoTheSpawning''
* ''Film/{{Polyester}}''
* ''Film/{{Possession}}''
* ''[[Film/ThePostmanAlwaysRingsTwice1981 The Postman Always Rings Twice]]'' -- remade from the 1946 FilmNoir.
* ''Film/PrinceOfTheCity''
* ''Film/TheProwler''
* ''Film/QuestForFire''
* ''Film/TheQuietEarth''
* ''Film/RaceForTheYankeeZephyr''
* ''Literature/{{Ragtime}}''
* ''Film/{{Reds}}''
* ''Film/SailorFukuToKikanjuu''
* ''Film/{{Scanners}}'' -- PsychicPowers + David Cronenberg = A very messy film.
* ''Film/{{Scream|1981}}''
* ''Film/ShaolinAndWuTang''
* ''Film/ShockTreatment'' -- Lesser known sequel to ''Film/TheRockyHorrorPictureShow''.
* ''Film/{{SOB}}''
* ''Film/{{Stripes}}''
* ''Film/StudentBodies''
* ''Film/{{Taps}}''
* ''Film/{{Thief}}''
* ''Film/TimeBandits''
* ''Literature/TuckEverlasting''
* ''Film/UpTheAcademy''
* ''Animation/VukTheLittleFox''
* ''Film/TheWave'', the TV movie that served as basis for the YoungAdult {{novel}} of the same name.
* ''Film/{{Wolfen}}''
[[/folder]]

[[folder:1982]]
* ''Film/FortyEightHours'' -- starring NickNolte and EddieMurphy.
* ''Film/AcesGoPlaces''
* ''Film/AirplaneIITheSequel''
* ''[[Film/AloneInTheDark1982 Alone in the Dark]]''
* ''[[{{Film/Annie1982}} Annie]]'' - the DarkerAndEdgier film adaptation to the musical
* ''Film/BasketCase''
* ''Film/TheBeastmaster''
* ''Film/BestFriends''
* ''Film/TheBestLittleWhorehouseInTexas''
* ''Film/BladeRunner'' -- A definitive, influential work of CyberPunk.
* ''Film/CafeFlesh''
* ''Film/ItCameFromHollywood'' -- A clip movie of BMovies.
* ''Film/CatPeople'' (remake)
* ''Film/ClassOf1984''
* ''Film/ConanTheBarbarian1982''
* ''Film/TheDarkCrystal''
* ''Film/DeadMenDontWearPlaid''
* ''Film/DeadlyEyes''
* ''Film/DeathScreams''
* ''Film/{{Deathtrap}}''
* ''Film/{{Diner}}'' -- arguably the UrExample of SeinfeldianConversation in film.
* ''Film/DontCryItsOnlyThunder''
* ''Film/TheDormThatDrippedBlood''
* ''Film/EatingRaoul''
* ''Film/TheEntity''
* ''Film/ETTheExtraTerrestrial''
* ''Literature/EvilUnderTheSun'' 
* ''Film/FastTimesAtRidgemontHigh''
* ''Film/{{Firefox}}'' -- ''The'' CoolPlane.
* ''Film/{{Fitzcarraldo}}''
* ''WesternAnimation/TheFlightOfDragons''
* ''Film/ForbiddenWorld''
* ''Film/ForbiddenZone''
* ''Film/TheForest''
* ''Film/{{Gandhi}}''
* ''Film/TheGhost1982''
* ''Film/{{Grease 2}}''
* ''Film/TheHeadHunter''
* ''WesternAnimation/HeyGoodLookin''
* ''Film/{{Himala}}''
* ''Film/HospitalMassacre''
* ''Film/{{Humongous}}''
* ''Film/TheKeep''
* ''WesternAnimation/TheLastUnicorn''
* ''Film/TheLongGoodFriday''
* ''Film/{{Madman}}''
* ''Film/TheManFromSnowyRiver''
* ''Film/TheManWhoSavesTheWorld'' (aka TurkishStarWars)
* ''Film/MazesAndMonsters''
* ''Film/{{Missing}}''
* ''Film/MyFavoriteYear''
* ''Film/TheNewYorkRipper''
* ''Film/NightShift''
* ''Film/AnOfficerAndAGentleman''
* ''Film/{{Parasite}}''
* ''Film/{{Pieces}}''
* ''Film/ThePirateMovie''
* ''Literature/ThePlagueDogs''
* ''Film/QTheWingedSerpent''
* ''Film/RockItsYourDecision''
* ''Film/TheScarletPimpernel1982''
* ''Main/SavannahSmiles''
* ''WesternAnimation/TheSecretOfNIMH'' -- Regarded as the [[MagnumOpus crown jewel]] of Creator/DonBluth[='s=] movies.
* ''Film/SilentRage''
* ''Film/SomeKindOfHero''
* ''Film/SophiesChoice''
* ''Film/StarTrekIITheWrathOfKhan'' -- At the end of the universe lies the beginning of vengeance...
* ''Film/SummerLovers''
* ''Film/{{Superstition}}''
* ''Film/TheSwordAndTheSorcerer''
* ''Film/{{Tenebre}}''
* ''Film/TheThing1982'' -- A terrifying mix of BodyHorror and ParanoiaFuel.
* ''Film/ThingsAreToughAllOver''
* ''Animation/TimeMasters''
* ''Film/TimeriderTheAdventureOfLyleSwann''
* ''Film/TimeWalker''
* ''Film/TheToy''
* ''Film/{{Tootsie}}''
* ''Film/{{Tron}}''
* ''Film/TurkeyShoot''
* ''Film/TheVerdict''
* ''Film/VictorVictoria''
* ''Film/VisitingHours''
* ''Music/TheWall'' (also known as ''Music/PinkFloyd: The Wall'')
* ''Literature/TheWorldAccordingToGarp''
* ''Film/YoungDoctorsInLove''
* ''Film/{{Zapped}}''
[[/folder]]

[[folder:1983]]
* ''Film/AllTheRightMoves''
* ''Film/AnotherTimeAnotherPlace''
* ''Film/TheBigChill''
* ''Film/BloodRage''
* ''Film/BlueThunder''
* ''Film/BMXBandits''
* ''Film/{{Brainstorm}}''
* ''Film/{{Bullshot}}''
* ''Film/AChristmasStory'' -- One of the most widely-watched Christmas specials.
* ''Literature/{{Christine}}'' -- Creator/StephenKing's story about a killer car.
* ''Film/{{Conquest}}''
* ''Literature/{{Cujo}}''
* ''Film/TheDayAfter'' -- WorldWarIII movie that got theatrical distribution in some countries.
* ''Film/DCCab''
* ''Film/TheDeadZone''
* ''Film/TheDeadlySpawn''
* ''Film/DoctorDetroit''
* ''Literature/DonCamillo''
* ''Film/TheDresser''
* ''Film/DuelToTheDeath''
* ''Film/EasyMoney''
* ''Film/EddieAndTheCruisers''
* ''Theatre/EducatingRita''
* ''[[Film/{{Escape 2000}} Escape from the Bronx]]'' -- a.k.a. ''Escape 2000''
* ''Film/TheFinalTerror''
* ''WesternAnimation/FireAndIce''
* ''Film/{{Flashdance}}''
* ''Film/GetCrazy''
* ''Literature/GorkyPark''
* ''Film/TheHouseOnSororityRow''
* ''Film/TheHunger''
* ''Film/{{Joysticks}}''
* ''Film/TheKillingOfSatan''
* ''Film/TheKingOfComedy''
* ''Film/{{Koyaanisqatsi}}''
* ''Film/{{Krull}}''
* ''Film/LegendOfTheEightSamurai''
* ''Film/LocalHero''
* ''Film/LoneWolfMcQuade''
* ''Film/TheLonelyLady''
* ''Film/TheManWithTwoBrains''
* ''Film/MerryChristmasMrLawrence''
* ''Disney/MickeysChristmasCarol''
* ''Film/MrMom''
* ''Film/MontyPythonsTheMeaningOfLife''
* ''Film/MyBreakfastWithBlassie'' (1983)
* ''Film/NateAndHayes'' -- Good pirates and a missionary fight evil pirates, cannibals and Imperial Germans.
* ''Film/{{Nightmares}}''
* ''Film/OfUnknownOrigin''
* ''Literature/TheOutsiders'' -- A war between teenagers.
* ''Film/OverdrawnAtTheMemoryBank''
* ''Film/PodPeople''
* ''Film/PrivateSchool''
* ''Film/TheReturnOfCaptainInvincible''
* ''Film/TheRightStuff'' -- Classic Air Force movie.
* ''Film/RiskyBusiness'' -- TomCruise film debut.
* ''WesternAnimation/RockAndRule''
* ''Literature/RumbleFish''
* ''Film/{{Scarecrow}}'' -- KidsAreCruel and BreakTheCutie.
* ''Film/{{Scarface 1983}}'' -- Ultra-violent gangster movie of the 1980s and favorite of hip-hop culture. Was also a remake of the 1932 film of the same name.
* ''TheScarletAndTheBlack''
* ''Film/{{Silkwood}}''
* ''Film/{{Sledgehammer}}''
* ''Film/SpecialBulletin'' -- Terrorists hold Charleston, South Carolina, hostage with the threat of detonating a nuclear weapon in a MadeForTVMovie that presents the action as a news report on the crisis.
* ''Film/TheStarChamber''
* ''Film/{{Star80}}''
* ''Film/StrangeBrew'' -- Based off of ''[[{{SCTV}} The Great White North]]'' sketches, this is the first movie RickMoranis ever did.
* ''Film/StrokerAce''
* ''Film/SweetSixteen''
* ''Film/TenderMercies''
* ''Film/TermsOfEndearment''
* ''Film/ToBeOrNotToBe'' -- The Creator/MelBrooks remake
* ''Film/TradingPlaces''
* ''WesternAnimation/TwiceUponATime''
* ''Film/TwilightZoneTheMovie''
* ''Film/UncommonValor''
* ''Film/ValleyGirl''
* ''Film/{{Videodrome}}'' -- People keep putting Betamax cassettes into James Woods' vagina. [[BodyHorror Yes, you read that right]].
* ''Film/{{Vigilante}}''
* ''Film/WarGames''
* ''Film/WarriorOfTheLostWorld''
* ''Film/TheYearOfLivingDangerously''
* ''Film/{{Yellowbeard}}''
* ''Film/{{Yentl}}''
* ''Film/YorTheHunterFromTheFuture'' -- A favorite of [[WebVideo/TheSpoonyExperiment Spoony's]].
* ''Film/{{Zelig}}'' -- Woody Allen is a [[MasterOfDisguise chameleon-like]] figure who turns up in [[TheZelig real-life events]].
[[/folder]]

[[folder:1984]]
* ''Film/TwoThousandTenTheYearWeMakeContact''
* ''Film/TheAdventuresOfBuckarooBanzaiAcrossThe8thDimension'' -- Regarded as a SoBadItsGood cult classic.
* ''Film/AllOfMe''
* ''Theatre/{{Amadeus}}'' -- Oscar-winning {{Dramedy}} about the life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
* ''Film/AmericanDreamer''
* ''Film/AnotherCountry''
* ''Film/BachelorParty''
* ''Anime/BagiTheMonsterOfMightyNature''
* ''Film/TheBladeMaster''
* ''Film/BloodSimple''
* ''Film/BodyDouble''
* ''Film/TheBounty''
* ''Film/Breakin2ElectricBoogaloo''
* ''Film/BroadwayDannyRose''
* ''Film/ChildrenOfTheCorn1984''
* ''Film/AChristmasCarol1984''
* ''Film/CityLimits''
* ''Film/CloakAndDagger''
* ''Film/TheCompanyOfWolves''
* ''Film/ConanTheDestroyer''
* ''Film/CountdownToLookingGlass''
* ''Film/DevilFish''
* ''Film/DontOpenTillChristmas''
* ''Film/{{Dreamscape}}''
* ''Literature/{{Dune}}''
* ''Film/TheDungeonmaster''
* ''Film/ElectricDreams''
* ''Film/TheElementOfCrime''
* ''Animation/TheElmChantedForest''
* ''Film/TheEvilThatMenDo'' -- Creator/CharlesBronson as a hitman sent to murder a TortureTechnician.
* ''Film/FinalJustice''
* ''Literature/{{Firestarter}}'' -- A little girl is targeted because she possesses psychic powers.
* ''Film/TheFlamingoKid''
* ''Film/{{Footloose}}''
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Frankenweenie}}''
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Gallavants}}''
* ''Film/GiveMyRegardsToBroadStreet'' -- Music/PaulMcCartney's live-action magnum opus.
* ''Film/{{Gremlins}}'' -- Comedy about fuzzy little creatures that turn into scaly troublemakers.
* ''Series/GuestFromTheFuture'' -- Soviet sci-fi classic.
* ''Film/HeroesShedNoTears''
* ''Literature/TheHotelNewHampshire''
* ''Film/{{Iceman}}''
* ''Film/TheIcePirates''
* ''Film/JohnnyDangerously''
* ''Film/TheKillingFields''
* ''Film/TheLastStarfighter'' -- Trope maker for the AscendedFanboy
* ''Film/MoscowOnTheHudson''
* ''Film/TheNatural''
* ''Manga/NausicaaOfTheValleyOfTheWind''
* ''Film/{{Nemo}}''
* ''Film/TheNeverendingStory''
* ''Film/NightOfTheComet''
* ''Film/OnceUponATimeInAmerica'' -- Sergio Leone's classic gangster epic.
* ''Literature/APassageToIndia''
* ''Film/ThePhiladelphiaExperiment''
* ''Film/PlacesInTheHeart''
* ''WesternAnimation/PrehistoricBeast''
* ''Film/ThePrey''
* ''Film/PurpleRain'' -- Starring Music/{{Prince}}.
* ''Anime/RadioCityFantasy''
* ''Film/{{Razorback}}''
* ''Film/RedDawn1984'' -- Wolverines!
* ''Film/RepoMan''
* ''Film/{{Rhinestone}}''
* ''Literature/RonjaTheRobbersDaughter''
* ''Film/{{Runaway}}''
* ''WesternAnimation/SamsonAndSally''
* ''Film/SecretHonor''
* ''Film/SexMission''
* ''Film/{{Sheena}}''
* ''Film/SixteenCandles''
* ''Film/ASoldiersStory''
* ''Film/{{Splash}}''
* ''Film/{{Starman}}''
* ''Film/StarTrekIIITheSearchForSpock''
* ''Film/StopMakingSense'' -- a documentary about the Music/TalkingHeads.
* ''[[Film/StreetsOfFire Streets of Fire: A Rock and Roll Fable]]'' -- A CultClassic packed with action and music.
* ''Film/{{Suburbia}}''
* ''Film/SwingShift''
* ''Film/{{Tank}}''
* ''Franchise/{{Terminator}}''
** ''Film/TheTerminator'' (1984) -- The quintessential killer cyborg movie
* ''Film/TheReturnOfGodzilla'' -- The King of the Monsters returns and almost turns the Cold War into WWIII.
* ''Film/ThisIsSpinalTap'' -- One of the most famous mockumentaries.
* ''Film/{{Threads}}''
* ''Film/TopSecret''
* ''Film/UnfaithfullyYours''
* ''Film/UpTheCreek''
* ''Film/VilenessFats''
* ''Film/WheelsOnMeals''
* ''Film/WildBeasts''
* ''Film/TheWomanInRed''
[[/folder]]

[[folder:1985]]
* ''WesternAnimation/TheAdventuresOfMarkTwain''
* ''Film/AgnesOfGod''
* ''Film/AfterHours''
* ''[[Film/BabySecretOfTheLostLegend Baby: Secret Of The Lost Legend]]
* ''Film/BattleOfMoscow''
* ''Film/BetterOffDead''
* ''Disney/TheBlackCauldron'' -- One of Disney's [[MyGreatestFailure greatest failures]].
* ''Film/{{Brazil}}'' -- Creator/TerryGilliam's take on Literature/NineteenEightyFour.
* ''Film/TheBreakfastClub''
* ''Literature/BrewstersMillions'' -- The Creator/RichardPryor version, anyway.
* ''Film/CatsEye''
* ''Film/{{Clue}}'' -- "I didn't do it!"
* ''Film/{{Cocoon}}''
* ''Literature/TheColorPurple''
* ''Film/{{Commando}}'' -- SoBadItsGood Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger film.
* ''Film/{{Copacabana}}''
* ''Film/{{DARYL}}''
* ''Film/DayOfTheDead''
* ''Film/DeathWarmedUp''
* ''Film/DesperatelySeekingSusan''
* ''Film/EnemyMine''
* ''Film/{{Explorers}}''
* ''Film/{{FleshAndBlood}}''
* ''Film/{{Fletch}}''
* ''Film/GirlsJustWantToHaveFun''
* ''Film/TheGoonies'' -- A group of kids try to save their hometown by searching for One-Eyed Willy's treasure.
* ''Film/{{Gotcha}}''
* ''Film/{{Gymkata}}'' -- A notoriously bad martial arts movie.
* ''Film/IntoTheNight''
* ''Film/InvasionUSA1985''
* ''Film/TheJourneyOfNattyGann''
* ''Film/KingDavid''
* ''Literature/KissOfTheSpiderWoman'' -- Indie film nominated for Best Picture.
* ''Film/{{Ladyhawke}}''
* ''Film/TheLastDragon''
* ''Film/{{Legend}}''
* ''Film/TheLegendOfBillieJean'' -- Fair is '''fair'''! [[note]]One girl avenges her brother and encourages children who have been mistreated by adults to fight back[[/note]]
* ''Film/{{Lifeforce}}''
* ''Film/LostInAmerica''
* ''Film/MakingContact''
* ''Film/TheManWithOneRedShoe''
* ''Film/{{Mask}}''
* ''Film/MishimaALifeInFourChapters''
* ''Film/MovingViolations''
* ''Film/MrVampire''
* ''Film/TheMutilator'' -- Best tagline ever.
* ''Film/TheNailGunMassacre''
* ''Anime/NightOnTheGalacticRailroad''
* ''Film/OnceBitten'' -- A very young JimCarrey in a vampire sex comedy.
* ''Film/OneMagicChristmas'' -- Disney's retelling of ItsAWonderfulLife
* ''Film/OutOfAfrica''
* ''Film/PaleRider''
* ''Film/ThePeanutButterSolution''
* ''Film/PeeWeesBigAdventure'' -- Pee-Wee Herman goes to great lengths to get his stolen bicycle back.
* ''Film/{{Phenomena}}''
* ''Film/PrizzisHonor''
* ''Film/{{Pulgasari}}'' -- North Korea's attempt at a {{Kaiju}} film.
* ''Film/ThePurpleRoseOfCairo''
* ''Film/{{Ran}}''
* ''Film/ReAnimator''
* ''Film/RealGenius''
* ''Film/RedSonja''
* ''Film/ReturnToOz'' -- A DarkerAndEdgier view of the Land of Oz.
* ''Film/{{Revolution 1985}}''
* ''Film/RunawayTrain''
* ''Film/RustlersRhapsody''
* ''Film/SantaClausTheMovie''
* ''Film/SesameStreetPresentsFollowThatBird''
* ''Film/{{Shoah}}''
* ''Film/SilverBullet''
* ''Film/{{Silverado}}''
* ''Film/SpiesLikeUs''
* ''Film/StandAlone''
* ''WesternAnimation/StarchaserTheLegendOfOrin'' -- an animated poor man's version of ''StarWars''.
* ''Film/StElmosFire''
* ''Film/SummerRental''
* ''Film/TheSureThing''
* ''Film/TheStuff''
* ''Film/{{Tampopo}}''
* ''Film/TeenWolf''
* ''Film/{{Trancers}}''
* ''Film/ToLiveAndDieInLA''
* ''Animation/TreasureOfSwampCastle''
* ''Film/VisionQuest''
* ''Film/{{Water 1985}}''
* ''Film/WeirdScience''
* ''Film/{{Witness}}''
* ''Film/YearOfTheDragon''
* ''Film/YoungSherlockHolmes''
[[/folder]]

[[folder:1986]]
* ''[[Film/NineAndAHalfWeeks 9 1/2 Weeks]]''
* ''Film/AboutLastNight''
* ''Film/AbsoluteBeginners''
* ''Film/TheAdventuresOfMiloAndOtis''
* ''WesternAnimation/TheAdventuresOfTheAmericanRabbit''
* ''Film/{{America 3000}}''
* ''Film/AprilFoolsDay''
* ''WesternAnimation/AnAmericanTail'' -- ''[[CrowningMusicOfAwesome Somewhere, out there, beneath the pale moonlight...]]''
* ''Film/AvengingForce''
* ''Film/BackToSchool''
* ''Film/BigTroubleInLittleChina'' -- John Carpenter's tribute to the Hong Kong action genre.
* ''Literature/{{Biggles}}'' -- Adventures in Time
* ''Film/BlueVelvet''
* ''Film/TheBoyWhoCouldFly''
* ''Film/CaptainEO''
* ''Anime/CastleInTheSky''
* ''Animation/CatCity''
* ''Film/ChoppingMall''
* ''Film/TheChristmasToy''
* ''Film/ClassOfNukeEmHigh''
* ''Film/ClubParadise'' -- A star-studded cast go on vacation in the Carribean.
* ''Film/{{Cobra}}''
* ''Film/TheColorOfMoney''
* ''Film/ComeAndSee''
* ''Film/{{Crawlspace}}''
* ''Film/DeadEndDriveIn''
* ''Film/DeadlyFriend''
* ''Film/TheDeltaForce''
* ''Film/DownAndOutInBeverlyHills''
* ''Film/{{Eliminators}}''
* ''Film/FerrisBuellersDayOff''
* ''Film/AFineMess''
* ''Film/FlightOfTheNavigator''
* ''Film/TheFly'' -- The remade Creator/DavidCronenberg version
* ''Film/FromBeyond''
* ''Film/FugitiveAlien''
* ''Film/FXMurderByIllusion''
* ''Film/TheGate''
* ''Anime/TheGreatMissionToSavePrincessPeach'' -- [[TheAnimeOfTheGame The original film adaptation of]] ''VideoGame/SuperMarioBros.''
* ''Disney/TheGreatMouseDetective''
* ''Film/TheGoldenChild''
* ''Film/GungHo''
* ''Film/HannahAndHerSisters''
* ''Film/HeartbreakRidge''
* ''Film/HenryPortraitOfASerialKiller''
* ''Film/{{Highlander}}''
* ''Film/HighStakes''
* ''Film/TheHitcher''
* ''Film/{{Hoosiers}}''
* ''Film/{{House}}''
* ''Film/HowardTheDuck'' -- An OldShame of GeorgeLucas.
* ''JeanDeFlorette''
* ''Film/JumpinJackFlash''
* ''Film/KinDzaDza''
* ''Film/KingKongLives''
* ''Film/{{Labyrinth}}''
* ''Film/LittleShopOfHorrors'' -- Based on [[Theatre/LittleShopOfHorrors a musical]], which itself is based on a 1960 Creator/RogerCorman B-movie.
* ''Film/LittleSpies''
* ''Film/TheMalibuBikiniShop''
* ''Film/TheManhattanProject''
* ''Film/{{Manhunter}}''
* ''Film/ManonDesSources''
* ''Film/MaximumOverdrive'' -- Comet close to the earth turns various devices and vehicles homicidal towards mankind.
* ''Film/TheMission''
* ''Film/MonaLisa''
* ''Film/TheMoneyPit'' -- Creator/TomHanks and Shelley Long try to spruce up a house.
* ''Film/MonsterInTheCloset'' 
* ''Film/TheMosquitoCoast''
* ''WesternAnimation/MuzzyInGondoland''
* ''Film/MyPetMonster''
* ''Literature/TheNameOfTheRose''
* ''Film/NightOfTheCreeps''
* ''Film/NoRetreatNoSurrender''
* ''Film/NothingInCommon''
* ''Film/OneCrazySummer''
* ''Film/PeggySueGotMarried''
* ''Film/{{Pirates}}''
* ''Film/{{Platoon}}'' -- Creator/OliverStone's WarIsHell story.
* ''Film/PopeyeDoyle'' -- Reimagining of ''TheFrenchConnection'' starring Ed O'Neill.
* ''Film/PrettyInPink'' -- Quintessential MollyRingwald movie.
* ''ProjectAKo''
* ''Film/{{Rad}}''
* ''Film/RainbowWar''
* ''Film/RawDeal''
* ''Film/RiversEdge''
* ''Anime/RoyalSpaceForceTheWingsOfHonneamise''
* ''Film/RuthlessPeople''
* ''Film/TheSacrifice''
* ''Film/SlaughterHigh''
* ''Film/{{Solarbabies}}''
* ''Film/SomethingWild''
* ''Film/SpaceCamp''
* ''Film/StandByMe'' -- Four boys search for a dead body.
* ''Film/StarTrekIVTheVoyageHome'' -- The one with the whales.
* ''Film/{{Static}}''
* ''Film/TheTallGuy''
* ''Film/ThreeAmigos''
* ''Film/TopGun'' -- A film heavy on the HoYay.
* ''WesternAnimation/TransformersTheMovie'' -- The big one for [[WesternAnimation/TheTransformers the G1 series]].
* ''Film/TrickOrTreat''
* ''Film/{{Troll}}''
* ''TrueStories''
* ''Film/{{Twisted}}''
* ''Film/{{Vamp}}''
* ''ComicBook/WhenTheWindBlows''
* ''Literature/WhoIsJulia'' 
* ''Film/WildCats''
* ''Film/WiseGuys''
* ''Film/WithnailAndI''
[[/folder]]

[[folder:1987]]
* ''Film/AdventuresInBabysitting''
* ''Film/AmazonWomenOnTheMoon''
* ''Film/AngelHeart''
* ''Film/AuRevoirLesEnfants''
* ''Film/BabyBoom''
* ''Film/BabettesFeast''
* ''Film/BackToTheBeach''
* ''Film/BadTaste''
* ''Film/TheBarbarians''
* ''Film/{{Barfly}}''
* ''Film/BatteriesNotIncluded''
* ''Film/BlindChance''
* ''Film/BornInEastLA''
* ''WesternAnimation/TheBraveLittleToaster'' -- A toaster, a radio, a lamp, a heating blanket, and a vacuum cleaner head to the big city to find their "master".
* ''Film/BroadcastNews''
* ''Film/CantBuyMeLove''
* ''Film/{{Cherry 2000}}''
* ''Film/ChineseGhostStory''
* ''WesternAnimation/TheChipmunkAdventure''
* ''Film/CriminallyInsane II''
* ''Film/CryFreedom'' 
* ''Film/DeadlyPrey''
* ''Film/DirtyDancing'' -- No one puts Baby in a corner.
* ''Film/{{Dolls}}''
* ''Film/EmpireOfTheSun''
* ''Film/ExtremePrejudice''
* ''Film/EscapeFromSobibor''
* ''Film/FatalAttraction'' -- "I won't be ignored, Dan."
* ''Film/FlowersInTheAttic''
* ''Film/ForeverEvil''
* ''Film/FullMetalJacket'' -- Creator/StanleyKubrick's war movie. Best known for R. Lee Ermey as the quintessential DrillSergeantNasty.
* ''Film/TheGarbagePailKidsMovie''
* ''WesternAnimation/GIJoeTheMovie''
* ''Film/GoodMorningVietnam''
* ''Film/HamburgerHill''
* ''Film/HardTicketToHawaii''
* ''Film/HarryAndTheHendersons''
* ''Film/HouseOfGames''
* ''Film/HouseIITheSecondStory''
* ''Film/{{Innerspace}}''
* ''Film/InTheMood''
* ''Film/{{Ishtar}}''
* ''WesternAnimation/TheJetsonsMeetTheFlintstones''
* ''Film/TheLastEmperor''
* ''Film/LeonardPart6''
* ''Film/LessThanZero''
* ''Film/LiliacSphere''
* ''Film/TheLostBoys''
* ''Film/{{Mannequin}}''
* ''Film/MastersOfTheUniverse''
* ''Film/{{Matewan}}''
* ''Literature/{{Maurice}}''
* ''Film/MiamiConnection''
* ''Film/TheMonsterSquad'' -- GenreSavvy kids battle Dracula and his minions.
* ''Film/{{Moonstruck}}''
* ''Film/NearDark''
* ''Film/{{Nekromantik}}''
* ''Film/NightOfTheDemons''
* ''Film/NoWayOut''
* ''Film/{{Opera}}''
* ''Film/TheOuting''
* ''Film/OutrageousFortune''
* ''Film/{{Overboard}}''
* ''Film/OverTheTop''
* ''WesternAnimation/PinocchioAndTheEmperorOfTheNight''
* ''Film/PlanesTrainsAndAutomobiles''
* ''Film/PrickUpYourEars''
* ''Film/PrinceOfDarkness''
* ''Film/ThePrincessBride'' -- The best movie no one's heard of, it seems. Inconceivable!
* ''Film/RadioDays''
* ''Film/RaisingArizona''
* ''Film/ReturnToHorrorHigh''
* ''Film/RoboCop1987''
* ''Film/RollingVengeance''
* ''Film/{{Roxanne}}''
* ''Film/TheRunningMan''
* ''Film/SomeKindOfWonderful''
* ''Film/{{Spaceballs}}'' -- Parody of ''Franchise/StarWars'' and straight-up fairy tale.
* ''Film/StageFrightAquarius''
* ''Film/{{Stakeout}}''
* ''Film/SteelDawn'' -- AfterTheEnd, Patrick Swayze is a man with a CoolSword who rights wrongs.
* ''Film/StreetTrash''
* ''Film/StrikeCommando'' -- Creator/RebBrown doing his best Rambo impression.
* ''Film/SurfNazisMustDie''
* ''Film/ThreeMenAndABaby''
* ''Film/ThreeOClockHigh'' -- typical teen comedy about a nerd who has to face the bully.
* ''Film/ThrowMommaFromTheTrain''
* ''Film/TimeOfTheApes''
* ''Film/TinMen'' -- the second of Creator/BarryLevinson's Baltimore trilogy.
* ''Film/TooMuchTheRobotWithAHeart''
* ''Film/TheUntouchables'' -- Brian De Palma's classic about Elliot Ness and his fight to bring down Al Capone.
* ''Film/WallStreet''
* ''Film/WingsOfDesire''
* ''Franchise/TheWitchesOfEastwick''
* ''{{Film/Yeelen}}''
* ''Film/ZombieNightmare''
[[/folder]]

[[folder:1988]]
* ''Film/NineSevenSixEvil''
* ''Film/AboveTheLaw''
* ''Film/TheAccidentalTourist''
* ''Film/TheAccused''
* ''Film/TheAdventuresOfBaronMunchausen'' -- Of all the Creator/TerryGilliam movies, this one is the [[PerfectlyCromulentWord Terry-Gilliamiest]].
* ''Film/AfterDeath''
* ''Manga/{{Akira}}'' -- Japan's Sci-fi thriller that made people in the West take animation seriously.
* ''Film/AlienFromLA''
* ''Film/AlienNation''
* ''Film/{{Amsterdamned}}''
* ''Film/BAT21''
* ''Film/{{Beaches}}'' -- Two childhood friends and their life are examined.
* ''Film/TheBear''
* ''Film/TheBeastOfWar''
* ''Film/{{Beetlejuice}}'' -- Creator/TimBurton's iconic horror comedy.
* ''Film/{{Big}}''
* ''Film/TheBigBlue''
* ''Film/BiloxiBlues''
* ''Film/TheBlob'' -- The remake.
* ''Film/{{Bloodsport}}'' -- Creator/JeanClaudeVanDamme's breakout film.
* ''Film/BrightLightsBigCity''
* ''Film/BullDurham''
* ''Film/LaCasa3''
* ''WesternAnimation/TheCatCameBack'' -- An [[AcademyAward Oscar]]-nominated Canadian cartoon short.
* ''Film/CheerleaderCamp''
* ''Film/ChildsPlay''
* ''Literature/TheChocolateWar''
* ''Film/CinemaParadiso''
* ''Film/{{Cocktail}}'' -- [[GoldenRaspberryAward Considered the worst movie of 1988]], starring TomCruise.
* ''Film/{{Colors}}''
* ''Film/ComicBookConfidential''
* ''Film/ComingToAmerica''
* ''WesternAnimation/DaffyDucksQuackbusters''
* ''Literature/DangerousLiaisons''
* ''Animation/DavidAndTheMagicPearl''
* ''Film/DeadHeat''
* ''Film/DeadRingers''
* ''Franchise/DieHard'' -- A shoeless BruceWillis fights a German Creator/AlanRickman.
* ''Film/DirtyRottenScoundrels''
* ''Film/EarthGirlsAreEasy''
* ''Creator/ElviraMistressOfTheDark''
* ''Film/EvilLaugh''
* ''WesternAnimation/FelixTheCatTheMovie''
* ''Film/AFishCalledWanda''
* ''Film/ForKeeps''
* ''Film/{{Frantic}}''
* ''Animation/{{Gandahar}}'' -- Also called ''Light Years''
* ''Film/GorillasInTheMist''
* ''Anime/GraveOfTheFireflies'' -- A movie [[TearJerker so depressing]] and so terrifying that you can never watch this more than once in your entire life.
* ''Film/TheGreatOutdoors''
* ''Film/{{Hairspray}}'' -- Starring Ricki Lake, Sonny Bono and Divine. Made into a musical and later another movie in 2007.
* ''Film/HighSpirits''
* ''Film/{{Hobgoblins}}''
* ''Film/HotToTrot'' -- Starring Bobcat Goldthwait, and featuring John Candy as the voice of Don, a talking horse.
* ''Film/ImGonnaGitYouSucka''
* ''Film/KillerKlownsFromOuterSpace''
* ''Film/TheLairOfTheWhiteWorm''
* ''WesternAnimation/TheLandBeforeTime'' -- A young long neck, three-horn, beak-face, flyer, and spike-tail travel to find a lush, fertile land.
* ''Film/TheLastSlumberParty''
* ''Film/TheLastTemptationOfChrist''
* ''Film/MacAndMe'' -- The infamous E.T. rip-off that endorsed McDonalds and Coca-Cola.
* ''Film/ManiacCop'' -- Deranged former cop starts to kill New York citizens.
* ''Film/MarriedToTheMob''
* ''Film/MenBehindTheSun''
* ''Film/MidnightRun''
* ''Film/MiracleMile''
* ''Film/MississippiBurning''
* ''Film/MoonOverParador''
* ''Film/{{Moonwalker}}'' -- Music/MichaelJackson's MindScrew opus.
* ''Film/MyBestFriendIsAVampire''
* ''Anime/MyNeighborTotoro'' -- The movie that gave StudioGhibli its mascot.
* ''Film/MysticPizza''
* ''Film/TheNakedGun''
* ''Film/{{Alice}}''
* ''Film/TheNeedle'' -- Rocker Music/ViktorTsoi fights drug dealers.
* ''Disney/OliverAndCompany'' -- Underrated Disney classic.
* ''Film/OnceUponATexasTrain''
* ''Film/PattyHearst''
* ''Film/ThePresidio''
* ''Film/{{Prison}}''
* ''Film/{{Pumpkinhead}}''
* ''Film/RainMan'' -- [[OscarBait Considered the best movie of 1988]], starring TomCruise [[note]]originally, it was Creator/BillMurray[[/note]] and Dustin Hoffman.
* ''Film/RedHeat''
* ''Film/RedScorpion''
* ''Film/RoboVampire''
* ''Film/RunningOnEmpty''
* ''Animation/ScamperThePenguin''
* ''Film/{{Scarecrows}}''
* ''Film/{{Scrooged}}'' -- Darkly comic, yet nostalgic and enjoyable, Christmas film that is a modern update of ''Literature/AChristmasCarol''.
* ''Film/TheSerpentAndTheRainbow'' -- Creator/WesCraven's take on voodoo mythos.
* ''Film/{{Slugs}}'' -- Slugs mutated by toxic waste start to eat people.
* ''Film/SpaceMutiny''
* ''Film/StandAndDeliver''
* ''Film/StraightUp''
* ''Film/{{Sunset}}''
* ''Film/TequilaSunrise''
* ''Film/TheyLive'' -- Special kind of sunglasses reveal an alien conspiracy.
* ''Film/ThingsChange''
* ''Film/TromasWar''
* ''Film/TuckerTheManAndHisDream'' Biopic of Preston Tucker. VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory.
* ''Film/{{Twins}}''
* ''Film/{{Uninvited|1988}}''
* ''Film/{{Vibes}}''
* ''Film/TheVanishing'' -- The original
* ''Film/ViceVersa''
* ''Film/VictimOfTheBrain''
* ''Film/{{Waxwork}}''
* ''Film/WhoFramedRogerRabbit'' -- The most famous [[RogerRabbitEffect fusion of live action and animation]] in a movie.
* ''Film/{{Willow}}'' -- A Tolkienesque fantasy.
* ''Film/WithoutAClue''
* ''Film/WorkingGirl''
* ''Film/TheWrongGuys''
* ''Film/YoungEinstein''
* ''Film/YoungGuns''
* ''Film/Zombi3D''
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[[folder: 1989]]
* ''Film/TheAbyss'' -- The second time Creator/JamesCameron does an alien movie.
* ''WesternAnimation/AllDogsGoToHeaven'' -- A gambling German Shepard cheats death to continue what he loves, but a HeartwarmingOrphan might change his attitude.
* ''Film/{{Always}}'' -- Creator/StevenSpielberg's remake of one of his favorite films.
* ''Film/AnInnocentMan''
* ''Film/{{Batman}}'' -- Creator/TimBurton's interpretation of Gotham City's protector, without the camp elements.
* ''Film/BestOfTheBest''
* ''Literature/TheBFG''
* ''[[Film/BillAndTed Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure]]''
* ''Film/BlackRain''
* ''Film/{{Blaze}}''
* ''Film/BlindFury''
* ''Film/{{Bloodfist}}''
* ''Literature/BornOnTheFourthOfJuly''
* ''Film/TheBurbs''
* ''Film/CannibalWomenInTheAvocadoJungleOfDeath''
* ''Film/CasualtiesOfWar''
* ''Film/ChancesAre''
* ''Film/TheChurch''
* ''Film/CohenAndTate''
* ''Film/TheCookTheThiefHisWifeAndHerLover''
* ''Film/CrimesAndMisdemeanors''
* ''Film/{{Cyborg}}''
* ''Film/{{Dad}}''
* ''Film/TheDeadNextDoor''
* ''Film/TheDeadPit''
* ''Film/DeadPoetsSociety'' -- "Oh captain, my captain!"
* ''Film/DoTheRightThing''
* ''Film/TheDreamTeam''
* ''Theatre/DrivingMissDaisy''
* ''Film/DrugstoreCowboy''
* ''Film/ErikTheViking''
* ''Film/TheFabulousBakerBoys''
* ''Film/FamilyBusiness''
* ''Film/FieldOfDreams''
* ''Film/FoodOfTheGods2''
* ''Film/ForAllMankind''
* ''Film/GleamingTheCube''
* ''Film/{{Glory}}''
* ''Film/GodOfGamblers''
* ''Film/GodzillaVsBiollante''
* ''Film/GoingOverboard''
* ''{{Gunhed}}''
* ''Film/HarlemNights''
* ''Film/{{Heathers}}''
* ''Film/HerAlibi''
* ''Film/TheHorrorShow''
* ''Film/{{Intruder}}''
* ''Film/JesusOfMontreal''
* ''Film/{{K-9}}''
* ''Film/{{Kickboxer}}'' -- A man avenges his brother's murder by training to be... well, guess.
* ''Anime/KikisDeliveryService'' -- Creator/HayaoMiyazaki's entertaining tale about a witch delivering sweets.
* ''Film/TheKiller'' -- One of JohnWoo's all time best movies.
* ''Film/KinjiteForbiddenSubjects''
* ''Film/LaserMission''
* ''Film/LasVegasBloodbath''
* ''Film/LeanOnMe''
* ''[[Music/LeningradCowboys Leningrad Cowboys Go America]]'' -- ''Spinal Tap'' with outlandish oompah band from the Russian steppes.
* ''Film/{{Leviathan}}''
* ''Disney/TheLittleMermaid''
* ''Film/LittleMonsters''
* ''Anime/LittleNemoAdventuresInSlumberland''
* ''Film/LittleSweetheart'' -- Long story short, really fucked up nine year old, her much more normal friend and two bank robbers meet. Hilarity does not ensue.
* ''Film/LockUp''
* ''Film/LookWhosTalking''
* ''Film/MajorLeague''
* ''Film/MeetTheFeebles'' -- Often described as Muppets on crack.
* ''Film/{{Millennium}}''
* ''Film/{{Moontrap}}''
* ''Film/MyLeftFoot''
* ''Film/NewYorkStories''
* ''Film/NextOfKin''
* ''Film/NoHoldsBarred'' -- Wrestling/HulkHogan's first starring role!
* ''Film/ThePackage''
* ''Film/{{Parenthood}}'' -- Everybody learns a lesson about family.
* ''Film/PennAndTellerGetKilled''
* ''Literature/PetSematary''
* ''Film/ThePhantomOfTheOpera1989'' -- The Creator/RobertEnglund version.
* ''Film/PsychoCop'' -- Satan worshiping cop kills people.
* ''[[Film/ThePunisher1989 The Punisher]]'' -- The 1989 live-action adaptation with Creator/DolphLundgren as the main hero.
* ''Film/PuppetMaster'' -- Full Moon Features' longest running franchise gets it start.
* ''Film/TheReturnOfTheMusketeers''
* ''Film/{{Revolution 1989}}''
* ''Film/RoadHouse'' -- PatrickSwayze doing roundhouse kicks. [[WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy Peter Griffin]] loves this movie.
* ''Film/RogerAndMe''
* ''Film/SantaSangre''
* ''Film/SayAnything''
* ''Film/SeaOfLove''
* ''Film/SeeNoEvilHearNoEvil''
* ''Film/SexLiesAndVideotape''
* ''Film/SheDevil''
* ''Film/{{Shocker}}'' -- SerialKiller makes a DealWithTheDevil and becomes a {{Body Surf}}ing PsychoElectro.
* ''Film/StarTrekVTheFinalFrontier'' -- Sybok wants to help you with your pain; however, watching this movie will only increase it.
* ''Film/SteelMagnolias'' -- According to GilbertGottfried, if a man watches this movie for 5 minutes, he'll grow a vagina.
* ''Film/SweetHome''
* ''Film/TangoAndCash''
* ''Film/TeenWitch''
* ''Film/TetsuoTheIronMan''
* ''Film/TroopBeverlyHills''
* ''Film/TurnerAndHooch''
* ''Film/{{UHF}}'' -- Weird Al at his best.
* ''Film/UncleBuck'' -- John Candy as a man who, while [[GentleGiant softhearted]], [[BewareTheNiceOnes can bring out]] [[PapaWolf his tough side]].
* ''Film/UnmaskedPart25''
* ''Film/VampiresKiss''
* ''Film/ViolentShit''
* ''Film/{{Warlock}}''
* ''Film/TheWarOfTheRoses''
* ''Film/WeekendAtBernies''
* ''Film/WhosHarryCrumb''
* ''Film/TheWizard'' -- A sorry excuse to advertise Creator/{{Nintendo}} products.
* ''Film/TheWizardOfSpeedAndTime''
* ''Film/WhenHarryMetSally''
* ''Animation/WillyTheSparrow''
* ''Literature/TheWomanInBlack''
[[/folder]]
[[/index]]
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