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. (71) Hairspray (1988) review
  64. (70) Sword of Gideon (1986) review
  65. (70) The Impossible Spy (1987) review
  66. (70) Blood Ties (1986) review
  67. (70) Crusoe (1988) review
  68. (70) For All Mankind (1989) review
  69. (70) Valmont (1989) review
  70. (69) Strapless (1989) review
  71. (69) The Times of Harvey Milk (1984) review
  72. (69) El Sur (1983) review
  73. (69) A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy (1982) review
  74. (68) Driving Miss Daisy (1989) review
  75. (68) Local Hero (1983) review
  76. (68) Romero (1989) review
  77. (68) Vagabond (1985) review
  78. (68) Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989) review
  79. (68) El Norte (1983) review
  80. (68) Tootsie (1982) review
  81. (68) When Harry Met Sally (1989) review
  82. (68) True Confessions (1981) review
  83. (67) The Lion of Africa (1987) review
  84. (67) Lonely Hearts (1982) review
  85. (67) The Milagro Beanfield War (1988) review
  86. (67) Gandhi (1982) review
  87. (67) Taps (1981) review
  88. (67) Nadine (1987) review
  89. (67) LBJ: The Early Years (1987) review
  90. (67) A Fish Called Wanda (1988) review
  91. (66) Badge of the Assassin (1985) review
  92. (66) A Passage to India (1984) review
  93. (66) The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988) review
  94. (66) My Favorite Year (1982) review
  95. (66) The Emerald Forest (1985) review
  96. (66) Never Cry Wolf (1983) review
  97. (66) Kill Me Again (1989) review
  98. (66) Lonesome Dove (1989) review
  99. (66) Reds (1981) review
  100. (65) Runaway Train (1985) review
  101. (65) Heathers (1989) review
  102. (65) Out of Africa (1985) review
  103. (65) Radio Days (1987) review
  104. (65) Hannah and Her Sisters (1986) review
  105. (65) Evil Dead II (1987) review
  106. (65) Burden of Dreams (1982) review
  107. (65) Ghostbusters (1984) review
  108. (65) Stand by Me (1986) review
  109. (65) Something About Amelia (1984) review
  110. (65) Re-Animator (1985) review
  111. (64) Silkwood (1983) review
  112. (64) Five Corners (1987) review
  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. (63) Stop Making Sense (1984) review
  128. (63) The Right Stuff (1983) review
  129. (62) Death of a Salesman (1985) review
  130. (62) The Mission (1986) review
  131. (62) Die Hard (1988) review
  132. (62) The Verdict (1982) review
  133. (62) Hoosiers (1986) review
  134. (62) Terms of Endearment (1983) review
  135. (62) The Elephant Man (1980) review
  136. (61) My Bodyguard (1980) review
  137. (61) Jean de Florette (1986) review
  138. (61) Missing Children: A Mother's Story (1982) review
  139. (61) The Blob (1988) review
  140. (61) My Life as a Dog (1985) review
  141. (61) Beetlejuice (1988) review
  142. (60) Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988) review
  143. (60) The Long Good Friday (1980) review
  144. (60) Quackbusters (1988) review
  145. (60) Fanny and Alexander (1982) review
  146. (60) The Dead Zone (1983) review
  147. (60) Little Gloria... Happy at Last (1982) review
  148. (60) The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980) review
  149. (59) Hope and Glory (1987)
  150. (59) Paris, Texas (1984) review
  151. (59) The Evil Dead (1981) review
  152. (59) The Funhouse (1981) review
  153. (59) Chariots of Fire (1981) review
  154. (58) 84 Charing Cross Road (1987) review
  155. (58) The Name of the Rose (1986) review
  156. (57) This Is Spinal Tap (1984) review
  157. (57) George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey (1984) review
  158. (57) Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982) review
  159. (57) The Survivors (1983) review
  160. (56) Punchline (1988) review
  161. (56) Dead Poets Society (1989) review
  162. (56) Absence of Malice (1981) review
  163. (56) Broadcast News (1987) review
  164. (56) Racing with the Moon (1984) review
  165. (56) Airplane! (1980) review
  166. (55) Resurrection (1980) review
  167. (55) The Breakfast Club (1985) review
  168. (55) Lucas (1986) review
  169. (55) The Thing (1982) review
  170. (55) The Shining (1980) review
  171. (55) Witness (1985) review
  172. (54) Gideon's Trumpet (1980)
  173. (54) Agnes of God (1985) review
  174. (54) The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989) review
  175. (54) Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989) review
  176. (54) The Terminator (1984) review
  177. (54) Blue Velvet (1986) review
  178. (54) Amadeus (1984) review
  179. (53) Comfort and Joy (1984) review
  180. (53) Desert Bloom (1986)
  181. (53) The Long Good Friday (1980)
  182. (53) Drugstore Cowboy (1989) review
  183. (53) Platoon (1986) review
  184. (53) Sophie's Choice (1982) review
  185. (53) Only When I Laugh (1981) review
  186. (53) Octopussy (1983) review
  187. (53) Mon oncle d'Amérique (1980) review
  188. (53) Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985) review
  189. (53) Fitzcarraldo (1982) review
  190. (53) The Competition (1980) review
  191. (52) Courtship (1987)
  192. (52) The Razor's Edge (1984) review
  193. (52) Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll (1987) review
  194. (52) After Hours (1985) review
  195. (52) Sid and Nancy (1986) review
  196. (52) Dreamscape (1984) review
  197. (52) Field of Dreams (1989) review
  198. (52) An American Werewolf in London (1981) review
  199. (52) Lethal Weapon (1987) review
  200. (51) Birdy (1984) review
  201. (51) All Night Long (1981) review
  202. (51) Poltergeist (1982) review
  203. (51) Rain Man (1988) review
  204. (51) Scarface (1983) review
  205. (51) The Princess Bride (1987) review
  206. (50) Atlantic City (1980) review
  207. (50) Quest for Fire (1981)
  208. (50) A Soldier's Story (1984)
  209. (50) Koyaanisqatsi (1983)
  210. (50) About Last Night... (1986) review
  211. (50) The Vanishing (1988) review
  212. (50) The Color Purple (1985) review
  213. (50) The Color of Money (1986) review
  214. (50) E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) review
  215. (50) Mississippi Burning (1988) review
  216. (50) Purple Rain (1984) review
  217. (50) Blow Out (1981) review
  218. (49) Victor/Victoria (1982) review
  219. (49) Matewan (1987) review
  220. (49) Cinema Paradiso (1988) review
  221. (49) Blade Runner (1982) review
  222. (49) Predator (1987) review
  223. (48) Things Change (1988) review
  224. (48) Babette's Feast (1987) review
  225. (48) Prince of the City (1981) review
  226. (47) The Glass Menagerie (1987) review
  227. (47) Say Anything... (1989) review
  228. (47) The Last Temptation of Christ (1988) review
  229. (47) National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989) review
  230. (46) Missing (1982) review
  231. (46) Steel Magnolias (1989) review
  232. (46) Lion of the Desert (1981) review
  233. (45) Dressed to Kill (1980) review
  234. (44) The Last Innocent Man (1987)
  235. (44) The Untouchables (1987) review
  236. (44) Possession (1981) review
  237. (43) Motel Hell (1980) review
  238. (42) The Big Red One (1980) review
  239. (42) Secret Honor (1984)
  240. (42) Another Woman (1988) review
  241. (42) Christine (1983) review
  242. (42) The Abyss (1989) review
  243. (42) Bon Voyage, Charlie Brown (and Don't Come Back!!) (1980) review
  244. (41) Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) review
  245. (41) The Chosen (1982)
  246. (40) The Last Emperor (1987) review
  247. (39) Near Dark (1987) review
  248. (39) They Live (1988) review
  249. (38) The Color of Money (1986)
  250. (37) The Man from Snowy River (1982) review
  251. (37) Arthur (1981) review
  252. (36) Ginger and Fred (1986)
  253. (32) Wings of Desire (1987)

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