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

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