National Film Registry

As of 12/14/2016

There are 52 films in this list released in the 1980s.

  • A Christmas Story
  • Airplane!
  • Atlantic City
  • Back to the Future
  • Blade Runner
  • Bless Their Little Hearts
  • Chan Is Missing
  • Do the Right Thing
  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
  • Early Abstractions
  • El Norte
  • Fake Fruit Factory
  • Fast Times at Ridgemont High
  • Ferris Bueller's Day Off
  • Garlic Is as Good as Ten Mothers
  • Ghostbusters
  • Hoosiers
  • Hours for Jerome
  • Koyaanisqatsi
  • Luxo Jr.
  • Michael Jackson's Thriller
  • Moon Breath Beat
  • Precious Images
  • Raging Bull
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • Remembrances
  • Return of the Secaucus Seven
  • Roger & Me
  • Sex, Lies, and Videotape
  • Sherman's March
  • Stand and Deliver
  • Stranger Than Paradise
  • Street Trash
  • The Empire Strikes Back
  • The Life and Times of Rosie the Riveter
  • The Lunch Date
  • The Right Stuff
  • The Terminator
  • The Thin Blue Line
  • The Times of Harvey Milk
  • This Is Spinal Tap
  • Tin Toy
  • Tootsie
  • Top Gun
  • Uksuum Cauyai: The Drums of Winter
  • Water and Power
  • The Atomic Cafe
  • The Breakfast Club
  • The Decline of Western Civilization
  • The Princess Bride
  • Suzanne, Suzanne
  • Who Framed Roger Rabbit