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150+ Best Movies of the 80s On Netflix (2020) Great Iconic Hits & Popular Classics

90. Commando


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Director – Mark L Lester
Cast – Arnold Schwarzenegger

IMDB Rating – 6.7
Rotten Tomatoes – 70%

Release Date – 4 October 1985
Box Office – $57.5 Million

Genre – Action, Adventure, Thriller
Awards – None

Plot – This film is Like “TAKEN” of 1980s. A retired office tries to find his daughter after her abduction.

89. Twins


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Director – Ivan Reitman
Cast – Arnold Schwarzenegger, Danny Devito

IMDB Rating – 6
Rotten Tomatoes – 44%

Release Date – 8 December 1988
Box Office – $216.6 Million

Genre – Comedy, Crime
Awards – None

Plot – A Handsome man gets shock of his life when he learns that he has a twin brother but things does not turn out as he expected.

88. Dune


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Director – David Lynch
Cast – Francesca Annis, Leonardo Cimino

IMDB Rating – 6.6
Rotten Tomatoes – 54%

Release Date – 14 December 1984
Box Office – $30 Million

Genre – Action, Adventure, Sci Fi
Awards – Nominated for Best Sound

Plot – A Man help a weaker civilization to fight against galactic emperor.

87. The Running Man


best 80s movies
Director – Paul Michael Glaser
Cast – Arnold Schwarzenegger

IMDB Rating – 6.7
Rotten Tomatoes – 61%

Release Date – 13 November 1987
Box Office – $38.1 million

Genre – Action, Sci Fi
Awards – None

Plot – In a Futuristic society a man who is wrongly convicted must participate in a reality tv show where only the winner survives.

86. Empire of the Sun


best 80s movies
Director – Steven Spielberg
Cast – Christian Bale, John Malkovich

IMDB Rating – 7.8
Rotten Tomatoes – 75%

Release Date – 25 December 1987
Box Office – $66.7 Million

Genre – War, History
Awards – Nominated for 6 Oscars – Best Art Direction, Cinematography, editing,Score,Costume Design and Sound

Plot – An English Boy survives in Japanese camp during world war 2.

85. Star Trek II: The Wrath of the Khan


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Director – Nicholas Meyer
Cast – William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy

IMDB Rating – 7.7
Rotten Tomatoes – 89%

Release Date – 4 June 1982
Box Office – $97 Million

Genre – Sci Fi, Action, Adventure
Awards – None

Plot – Captain Kirk is given the mission to stop Khan who is hellbent to destroy the universe.

84. Willow


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Director – Ron Howard
Cast – Val Kilmer, Joanne Whalley

IMDB Rating – 7.3
Rotten Tomatoes – 50%

Release Date – 23 July 1988
Box Office – $57.3 Million

Genre – Action, Adventure, Drama
Awards – Nominated for 2 Oscar – Best SOund Effect, Best Visual Effect

Plot – A dwarf in a old times pledges to protect a baby from an evil magical queen.

83. Highlander


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Director – Russell Mulcahy
Cast – Christopher Lambert

IMDB Rating – 7.2
Rotten Tomatoes – 68%

Release Date – 7 March 1986
Box Office – $12.9 Million

Genre – Action, Fantasy, Adventure
Awards – None

Plot – Two Immortal Man fight against each other to win “Prize”.

82. Mad Max II: The Road warrior


best 80s movies
Director – George Miller
Cast – Mel Gibson

IMDB Rating – 7.6
Rotten Tomatoes – 98%

Release Date – 24 December 1981
Box Office – $23.7 Million

Genre – Action, Sci Fi
Awards – None

Plot – A community in a dystopian world must fight bandits who are after its petrol resources.

81. The Naked Gun: From the files of Police Squad


best 80s movies
Director – David Zuker
Cast – Leslie Nielsen

IMDB Rating – 7.6
Rotten Tomatoes – 87%

Release Date – 2 December 1988
Box Office – $78.8 Million

Genre – Comedy
Awards – None

Plot – A simpleton police officer tries to save Queen Elizabeth from Assination.