• Grease
  • Grease 2
  • Diner
  • Dirty Dancing
  • American Graffiti

Films From the 70s and 80s Set in the 50s and 60s (an Incomplete List)


Vanina 166 films 13 8 Edit

Does what it says on the tin! I'm endlessly fascinated by films from the 1970s and 80s that are set…

  • High Fidelity
  • Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist
  • Not Another Teen Movie
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  • No Strings Attached

I Made You A Mixtape: Mixtapes/CDs in Film


Vanina 25 films 15 20 Edit

Part of my nostalgia series, a tribute to the art of the mixtape, or mix CD. As John Cusack's character…

  • The Cat from Outer Space
  • The Sign of Zorro
  • Kiki's Delivery Service
  • Explorers
  • Hocus Pocus

Time Machine


Kirowatt 79 films Edit

If you went back in time and asked a younger me what my favorite movies were, you would probably hear…

  • The Breakfast Club
  • Pretty in Pink
  • Sixteen Candles
  • Velvet Goldmine
  • Summer School

My Teenaged-Self's Canon (Ages 12 to 18)


Vanina 75 films 19 20 Edit

Watching 'Splendor' the other day, I couldn't help but think that if I'd had that on tape as a teenager,…

  • The Godfather: Part II
  • The Godfather
  • The Color Purple
  • Eraserhead
  • Amadeus

My Top 60 (when I was 17 in 1989)

Greg Dorr

Greg Dorr 61 films 4 2 Edit

I just discovered this list of my favorite movies that I had made in 1989 when I was 17 years…

  • Home Alone
  • Home Alone 2: Lost In New York
  • Edward Scissorhands
  • Mulan
  • Tarzan



lindsayweirs 22 films 1 Edit

This is a list with the films I used to watch in my childhood...and some others that reminds me my…

  • Jurassic Park
  • The Terminator
  • Die Hard
  • Sleepless in Seattle
  • The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

Does it hold up?

Adam Schoales

Adam Schoales 22 films Edit

How do these old classics that everybody loved hold up by modern standards? Some I've seen before when I was…

  • 101 Dalmatians
  • Robin Hood
  • The Dark Crystal
  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
  • The Last Unicorn

Favorite Children's Movies


Sarah 23 films Edit

Favorite kids' movies.

  • The Legend of Billie Jean
  • Scenes from a Mall
  • Clueless
  • Mean Girls
  • Fast Times at Ridgemont High

Scenes From a Mall: Malls in Film


Vanina 27 films 12 28 Edit

I'm talking proper Mall of America-type affairs, with fountains and fake plants.

Follows Bookstores in Film and Record Shops in…

  • Super Mario Bros.
  • Fantasia
  • GoldenEye
  • Home Alone
  • Jason and the Argonauts



themarchhar3 24 films Edit

In order, from most nostalgic to least.

  • High Fidelity
  • Empire Records
  • Pretty in Pink
  • Velvet Goldmine
  • Before Sunrise

Record Shops in Film


Vanina 67 films 25 53 Edit

Because I used to go to one once a week throughout my teens and now I can't remember the last…

  • The Emperor's New Groove
  • The Blues Brothers
  • Die Hard: With a Vengeance
  • Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
  • A Knight's Tale