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. (68) True Confessions (1981) review
  82. (67) The Lion of Africa (1987) review
  83. (67) Lonely Hearts (1982) review
  84. (67) The Milagro Beanfield War (1988) review
  85. (67) Gandhi (1982) review
  86. (67) Taps (1981) review
  87. (67) Nadine (1987) review
  88. (67) LBJ: The Early Years (1987) review
  89. (67) A Fish Called Wanda (1988) review
  90. (66) Badge of the Assassin (1985) review
  91. (66) A Passage to India (1984) review
  92. (66) The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988) review
  93. (66) My Favorite Year (1982) review
  94. (66) The Emerald Forest (1985) review
  95. (66) Never Cry Wolf (1983) review
  96. (66) Kill Me Again (1989) review
  97. (66) Lonesome Dove (1989) review
  98. (66) Reds (1981) review
  99. (65) Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan (1982) 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) The Right Stuff (1983)
  114. (64) Running on Empty (1988) review
  115. (64) Back to the Future Part II (1989) review
  116. (64) The Blues Brothers (1980) review
  117. (64) The Fly (1986) review
  118. (64) Henry V (1989) review
  119. (64) Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986) review
  120. (64) Excalibur (1981) review
  121. (63) Say Amen, Somebody (1982) review
  122. (63) Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones (1980) review
  123. (63) Zelig (1983) review
  124. (63) Moonstruck (1987) review
  125. (63) Coal Miner's Daughter (1980) review
  126. (63) The Bounty (1984) review
  127. (63) Stranger Than Paradise (1984) review
  128. (62) Death of a Salesman (1985) review
  129. (62) The Mission (1986) review
  130. (62) Die Hard (1988) review
  131. (62) The Verdict (1982) review
  132. (62) Hoosiers (1986) review
  133. (62) Terms of Endearment (1983) review
  134. (62) The Elephant Man (1980) review
  135. (61) My Bodyguard (1980) review
  136. (61) Jean de Florette (1986) review
  137. (61) Missing Children: A Mother's Story (1982) review
  138. (61) The Blob (1988) review
  139. (61) My Life as a Dog (1985) review
  140. (61) Beetlejuice (1988) review
  141. (60) Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988) review
  142. (60) The Long Good Friday (1980) review
  143. (60) Quackbusters (1988) review
  144. (60) Fanny and Alexander (1982) review
  145. (60) The Dead Zone (1983) review
  146. (60) Little Gloria... Happy at Last (1982) review
  147. (59) The Survivors (1983) review
  148. (59) The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980)
  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. (56) Punchline (1988) review
  159. (56) Dead Poets Society (1989) review
  160. (56) Absence of Malice (1981) review
  161. (56) Broadcast News (1987) review
  162. (56) Racing with the Moon (1984) review
  163. (56) Airplane! (1980) review
  164. (55) Resurrection (1980) review
  165. (55) The Breakfast Club (1985) review
  166. (55) Lucas (1986) review
  167. (55) The Thing (1982) review
  168. (55) The Shining (1980) review
  169. (55) Witness (1985) review
  170. (54) Gideon's Trumpet (1980)
  171. (54) Agnes of God (1985) review
  172. (54) The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989) review
  173. (54) Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989) review
  174. (54) The Terminator (1984) review
  175. (54) Blue Velvet (1986) review
  176. (54) Amadeus (1984) review
  177. (53) Comfort and Joy (1984) review
  178. (53) Desert Bloom (1986)
  179. (53) The Long Good Friday (1980)
  180. (53) Drugstore Cowboy (1989) review
  181. (53) Platoon (1986) review
  182. (53) Sophie's Choice (1982) review
  183. (53) Only When I Laugh (1981) review
  184. (53) Octopussy (1983) review
  185. (53) Mon oncle d'Amérique (1980) review
  186. (53) Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985) review
  187. (53) Fitzcarraldo (1982) review
  188. (53) The Competition (1980) review
  189. (52) Courtship (1987)
  190. (52) The Razor's Edge (1984) review
  191. (52) Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll (1987) review
  192. (52) After Hours (1985) review
  193. (52) Sid and Nancy (1986) review
  194. (52) Dreamscape (1984) review
  195. (52) Field of Dreams (1989) review
  196. (52) An American Werewolf in London (1981) review
  197. (52) Lethal Weapon (1987) review
  198. (51) Birdy (1984) review
  199. (51) All Night Long (1981) review
  200. (51) Poltergeist (1982) review
  201. (51) Rain Man (1988) review
  202. (51) Scarface (1983) review
  203. (51) The Princess Bride (1987) review
  204. (50) Atlantic City (1980) review
  205. (50) Quest for Fire (1981)
  206. (50) A Soldier's Story (1984)
  207. (50) Koyaanisqatsi (1983)
  208. (50) About Last Night... (1986) review
  209. (50) The Vanishing (1988) review
  210. (50) The Color Purple (1985) review
  211. (50) The Color of Money (1986) review
  212. (50) E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) review
  213. (50) Mississippi Burning (1988) review
  214. (50) Purple Rain (1984) review
  215. (49) Victor/Victoria (1982) review
  216. (49) Matewan (1987) review
  217. (49) Cinema Paradiso (1988) review
  218. (49) Blade Runner (1982) review
  219. (49) Predator (1987) review
  220. (48) Things Change (1988) review
  221. (48) Babette's Feast (1987) review
  222. (48) Blow Out (1981)
  223. (48) Prince of the City (1981) review
  224. (47) The Glass Menagerie (1987) review
  225. (47) Say Anything... (1989) review
  226. (47) The Last Temptation of Christ (1988) review
  227. (47) National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989) review
  228. (46) Missing (1982) review
  229. (46) Steel Magnolias (1989) review
  230. (46) Lion of the Desert (1981) review
  231. (45) Dressed to Kill (1980) review
  232. (44) The Last Innocent Man (1987)
  233. (44) The Untouchables (1987) review
  234. (44) Possession (1981) review
  235. (43) Motel Hell (1980) review
  236. (42) The Big Red One (1980) review
  237. (42) Secret Honor (1984)
  238. (42) Another Woman (1988) review
  239. (42) Christine (1983) review
  240. (42) The Abyss (1989) review
  241. (42) Bon Voyage, Charlie Brown (and Don't Come Back!!) (1980) review
  242. (41) The Last Emperor (1987) review
  243. (41) Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) review
  244. (41) The Chosen (1982)
  245. (39) Near Dark (1987) review
  246. (39) They Live (1988) review
  247. (38) Arthur (1981)
  248. (38) The Color of Money (1986)
  249. (37) The Man from Snowy River (1982) review
  250. (36) Ginger and Fred (1986)
  251. (32) Wings of Desire (1987)

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