The Complete Criterion Collection

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The Criterion Collection is a video distribution company that sells "important classic and contemporary films" in "editions that offer the highest technical quality and award-winning, original supplements."

This list contains only the official DVD and BluRay Criterion releases. It is organized by spine number and is best viewed in List View. Collections containing multiple films (whether feature length or shorts) under a single spine number have been separated out and noted as such, hence in the disparity in spine number versus actual list count.

Omitted:
Fishing with John (TV Mini-Series) • Spine #42
Beastie Boys Video Anthology • Spine #100
Tanner '88 (TV Mini-Series) • Spine #258
The Golden Age of Television (Teleplays) • Spine #495
100 Years of Olympic Films • Spine #900
The Merchant Ivory Collection
The Eclipse Collection

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There are 130 films in this list released in the 1980s.

  • The Killer
  • This Is Spinal Tap
  • Sid & Nancy
  • Dead Ringers
  • RoboCop
  • The Long Good Friday
  • Time Bandits
  • And the Ship Sails On
  • Brazil
  • For All Mankind
  • The Unbearable Lightness of Being
  • The Last Temptation of Christ
  • Vagabond
  • The Element of Crime
  • Do the Right Thing
  • Coup de Torchon
  • Mona Lisa
  • Withnail & I
  • How to Get Ahead in Advertising
  • The Vanishing
  • Hopscotch
  • Down by Law
  • Jimi Plays Monterey
  • Shake! Otis at Monterey
  • My Life as a Dog
  • The Garden of Earthly Delights
  • Kindering
  • I... Dreaming
  • The Dante Quartet
  • Night Music
  • Rage Net
  • Veronika Voss
  • Lola
  • Videodrome
  • Secret Honor
  • Fanny & Alexander
  • The Making of Fanny and Alexander
  • Kagemusha
  • Burden of Dreams
  • Bad Timing
  • Ran
  • Au Revoir les Enfants
  • À Nos Amours
  • Sweetie
  • Border Radio
  • Sans Soleil
  • House of Games
  • Stranger Than Paradise
  • Mala Noche
  • Under the Volcano
  • Berlin Alexanderplatz
  • The Last Emperor
  • Walker
  • Antonio Gaudí
  • Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters
  • Missing
  • White Dog
  • El Norte
  • The Last Metro
  • Danton
  • Pigeons in the Square
  • The Hit
  • My Dinner with Andre
  • Wings of Desire
  • Paris, Texas
  • Duplicity III
  • Murder Psalm
  • Arabic Numeral Series 12
  • Visions in Meditation #1
  • Visions in Meditation #2: Mesa Verde
  • Unconscious London Strata
  • Mystery Train
  • Louie Bluie
  • Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence
  • Broadcast News
  • The Times of Harvey Milk
  • Blow Out
  • Something Wild
  • Insignificance
  • The Makioka Sisters
  • Identification of a Woman
  • Eating Raoul
  • Heaven's Gate
  • Koyaanisqatsi
  • Powaqqatsi
  • Repo Man
  • Shoah
  • Babette's Feast
  • Trances
  • Thief
  • Scanners
  • Une Chambre en Ville
  • The Big Chill
  • Love Streams
  • Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!
  • Garlic Is as Good as Ten Mothers
  • Sprout Wings and Fly
  • In Heaven There Is No Beer?
  • Gap-Toothed Women
  • Tootsie