Highest Graded Films from the 1980s


  1. (97) Ordinary People (1980) review
  2. (96) The Making of a Legend: Gone with the Wind (1988) review
  3. (93) The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988) review
  4. (92) The Empire Strikes Back (1980) review
  5. (90) Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985) review
  6. (90) Once Upon a Time in America (1984) review
  7. (88) A Room with a View (1985) review
  8. (87) Back to the Future (1985) review
  9. (86) Ran (1985) review
  10. (80) Aliens (1986) review
  11. (86) The Betty Ford Story (1987) review
  12. (86) Full Metal Jacket (1987) review
  13. (86) Raising Arizona (1987) review
  14. (85) Eight Men Out (1988) review
  15. (85) Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988) review
  16. (84) Raging Bull (1980) review
  17. (84) My Left Foot (1989) review
  18. (84) The Road Warrior (1981) review
  19. (84) Glory (1989) review
  20. (84) Trading Places (1983) review
  21. (84) A Christmas Story (1983) review
  22. (83) Au revoir, les enfants (1987) review
  23. (82) 'Breaker' Morant (1980) review
  24. (82) 48 Hrs. (1982) review
  25. (81) Roger & Me (1989) review
  26. (81) Dance With a Stranger (1985) review
  27. (81) The Return of the Jedi (1983) review
  28. (80) Little Shop of Horrors (1986) review
  29. (79) Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988) review
  30. (79) The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985) review
  31. (78) Chasing a Rainbow: The Life of Josephine Baker (1986) review
  32. (78) Gallipoli (1981) review
  33. (78) The Killing Fields (1984) review
  34. (78) Bird (1988) review
  35. (77) Das Boot (1981) review
  36. (77) Danton (1983) review
  37. (77) The Dresser (1983) review
  38. (77) Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) review
  39. (75) The Stone Boy (1984) review
  40. (74) Look Who's Talking (1989) review
  41. (74) Kagemusha (1980) review
  42. (74) The Thin Blue Line (1988)
  43. (74) In the Mood (1987) review
  44. (74) Brazil (1985) review
  45. (74) Cry Freedom (1987) review
  46. (74) Born on the Fourth of July (1989) review
  47. (74) The Atomic Cafe (1982) review
  48. (73) Bat*21 (1988) review
  49. (73) 'Round Midnight (1986)
  50. (73) Tender Mercies (1983) review
  51. (73) Under Fire (1983) review
  52. (73) Louie Bluie (1985) review
  53. (73) This Is Elvis (1981) review
  54. (73) The Man with Two Brains (1983) review
  55. (73) Angel Heart (1987) review
  56. (72) The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981) review
  57. (72) Brainstorm (1983) review
  58. (72) La Bamba (1987) review
  59. (72) A Trip to Bountiful (1985) review
  60. (71) Mystery Train (1989) review
  61. (71) RoboCop (1987) review
  62. (71) The Dark Crystal (1982) review
  63. (70) Sword of Gideon (1986) review
  64. (70) The Impossible Spy (1987) review
  65. (70) Blood Ties (1986) review
  66. (70) Crusoe (1988) review
  67. (70) For All Mankind (1989) review
  68. (70) Valmont (1989) review
  69. (69) Strapless (1989) review
  70. (69) The Times of Harvey Milk (1984) review
  71. (69) El Sur (1983) review
  72. (69) A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy (1982) review
  73. (68) Driving Miss Daisy (1989) review
  74. (68) Local Hero (1983) review
  75. (68) Romero (1989) review
  76. (68) Vagabond (1985) review
  77. (68) Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989) review
  78. (68) El Norte (1983) review
  79. (68) Tootsie (1982) review
  80. (68) When Harry Met Sally (1989) review
  81. (67) The Lion of Africa (1987) review
  82. (67) Lonely Hearts (1982) review
  83. (67) The Milagro Beanfield War (1988) review
  84. (67) Gandhi (1982) review
  85. (67) Taps (1981) review
  86. (67) Nadine (1987) review
  87. (67) LBJ: The Early Years (1987) review
  88. (67) A Fish Called Wanda (1988) review
  89. (66) Badge of the Assassin (1985) review
  90. (66) A Passage to India (1984) review
  91. (66) The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988) review
  92. (66) My Favorite Year (1982) review
  93. (66) The Emerald Forest (1985) review
  94. (66) Never Cry Wolf (1983) review
  95. (66) Kill Me Again (1989) review
  96. (66) Lonesome Dove (1989) review
  97. (66) Reds (1981) review
  98. (65) Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan (1982) review
  99. (65) Runaway Train (1985) review
  100. (65) Heathers (1989) review
  101. (65) Out of Africa (1985) review
  102. (65) Radio Days (1987) review
  103. (65) Hannah and Her Sisters (1986) review
  104. (65) Evil Dead II (1987) review
  105. (65) Burden of Dreams (1982) review
  106. (65) Ghostbusters (1984) review
  107. (65) Stand by Me (1986) review
  108. (65) Something About Amelia (1984) review
  109. (65) Re-Animator (1985) review
  110. (64) Silkwood (1983) review
  111. (64) Five Corners (1987) review
  112. (64) The Right Stuff (1983)
  113. (64) Running on Empty (1988) review
  114. (64) Back to the Future Part II (1989) review
  115. (64) The Blues Brothers (1980) review
  116. (64) The Fly (1986) review
  117. (64) Henry V (1989) review
  118. (64) Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986) review
  119. (64) Excalibur (1981) review
  120. (63) Say Amen, Somebody (1982) review
  121. (63) Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones (1980) review
  122. (63) Zelig (1983) review
  123. (63) Moonstruck (1987) review
  124. (63) Coal Miner's Daughter (1980) review
  125. (63) The Bounty (1984) review
  126. (63) Stranger Than Paradise (1984) review
  127. (62) Death of a Salesman (1985) review
  128. (62) The Mission (1986) review
  129. (62) Die Hard (1988) review
  130. (62) The Verdict (1982) review
  131. (62) Hoosiers (1986) review
  132. (62) Terms of Endearment (1983) review
  133. (62) The Elephant Man (1980) review
  134. (61) My Bodyguard (1980) review
  135. (61) Jean de Florette (1986) review
  136. (61) Missing Children: A Mother's Story (1982) review
  137. (61) The Blob (1988) review
  138. (61) My Life as a Dog (1985) review
  139. (61) Beetlejuice (1988) review
  140. (60) Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988) review
  141. (60) The Long Good Friday (1980) review
  142. (60) Quackbusters (1988) review
  143. (60) Fanny and Alexander (1982) review
  144. (60) The Dead Zone (1983) review
  145. (60) Little Gloria... Happy at Last (1982) review
  146. (59) The Survivors (1983) review
  147. (59) The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980)
  148. (59) Hope and Glory (1987)
  149. (59) Paris, Texas (1984) review
  150. (59) The Evil Dead (1981) review
  151. (59) The Funhouse (1981) review
  152. (59) Chariots of Fire (1981) review
  153. (58) 84 Charing Cross Road (1987) review
  154. (58) The Name of the Rose (1986) review
  155. (57) This Is Spinal Tap (1984) review
  156. (57) George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey (1984) review
  157. (56) Punchline (1988) review
  158. (56) Dead Poets Society (1989) review
  159. (56) Absence of Malice (1981) review
  160. (56) Broadcast News (1987) review
  161. (56) Racing with the Moon (1984) review
  162. (56) Airplane! (1980) review
  163. (55) Resurrection (1980) review
  164. (55) The Breakfast Club (1985) review
  165. (55) Lucas (1986) review
  166. (55) The Thing (1982) review
  167. (55) The Shining (1980) review
  168. (55) Witness (1985) review
  169. (54) Gideon's Trumpet (1980)
  170. (54) Agnes of God (1985) review
  171. (54) The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989) review
  172. (54) Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989) review
  173. (54) The Terminator (1984) review
  174. (54) Blue Velvet (1986) review
  175. (54) Amadeus (1984) review
  176. (53) Comfort and Joy (1984) review
  177. (53) Desert Bloom (1986)
  178. (53) The Long Good Friday (1980)
  179. (53) Drugstore Cowboy (1989) review
  180. (53) Platoon (1986) review
  181. (53) Sophie's Choice (1982) review
  182. (53) Only When I Laugh (1981) review
  183. (53) Octopussy (1983) review
  184. (53) Mon oncle d'Amérique (1980) review
  185. (53) Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985) review
  186. (53) Fitzcarraldo (1982) review
  187. (53) The Competition (1980) review
  188. (52) Courtship (1987)
  189. (52) The Razor's Edge (1984) review
  190. (52) Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll (1987) review
  191. (52) After Hours (1985) review
  192. (52) Sid and Nancy (1986) review
  193. (52) Dreamscape (1984) review
  194. (52) Field of Dreams (1989) review
  195. (52) An American Werewolf in London (1981) review
  196. (52) Lethal Weapon (1987) review
  197. (51) Birdy (1984) review
  198. (51) All Night Long (1981) review
  199. (51) Poltergeist (1982) review
  200. (51) Rain Man (1988) review
  201. (51) Scarface (1983) review
  202. (51) The Princess Bride (1987) review
  203. (50) Atlantic City (1980) review
  204. (50) Quest for Fire (1981)
  205. (50) A Soldier's Story (1984)
  206. (50) Koyaanisqatsi (1983)
  207. (50) About Last Night... (1986) review
  208. (50) The Vanishing (1988) review
  209. (50) The Color Purple (1985) review
  210. (50) The Color of Money (1986) review
  211. (50) E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) review
  212. (50) Mississippi Burning (1988) review
  213. (50) Purple Rain (1984) review
  214. (49) Victor/Victoria (1982) review
  215. (49) Matewan (1987) review
  216. (49) Cinema Paradiso (1988) review
  217. (49) Blade Runner (1982) review
  218. (49) Predator (1987) review
  219. (48) Things Change (1988) review
  220. (48) Babette's Feast (1987) review
  221. (48) Blow Out (1981)
  222. (48) Prince of the City (1981) review
  223. (47) The Glass Menagerie (1987) review
  224. (47) Say Anything... (1989) review
  225. (47) The Last Temptation of Christ (1988) review
  226. (47) National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989) review
  227. (46) Missing (1982) review
  228. (46) Steel Magnolias (1989) review
  229. (46) Lion of the Desert (1981) review
  230. (45) Dressed to Kill (1980) review
  231. (44) The Last Innocent Man (1987)
  232. (44) The Untouchables (1987) review
  233. (44) Possession (1981) review
  234. (43) Motel Hell (1980) review
  235. (42) The Big Red One (1980) review
  236. (42) Secret Honor (1984)
  237. (42) Another Woman (1988) review
  238. (42) Christine (1983) review
  239. (42) The Abyss (1989) review
  240. (42) Bon Voyage, Charlie Brown (and Don't Come Back!!) (1980) review
  241. (41) The Last Emperor (1987) review
  242. (41) Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) review
  243. (41) The Chosen (1982)
  244. (39) Near Dark (1987) review
  245. (39) They Live (1988) review
  246. (38) Arthur (1981)
  247. (38) The Color of Money (1986)
  248. (37) The Man from Snowy River (1982) review
  249. (36) Ginger and Fred (1986)
  250. (32) Wings of Desire (1987)

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