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Movies Referenced in Pop Detective Video Essays

An ever expanding list of all the films discussed and referenced in Pop Culture Detective video essays.

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There are 20 adventure films in this list released in the 1980s.

  • Back to the Future
  • Back to the Future Part II
  • Commando
  • Conan the Barbarian
  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
  • The Empire Strikes Back
  • The Fox and the Hound
  • The Goonies
  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
  • Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
  • The Journey of Natty Gann
  • The Last Starfighter
  • Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind
  • The NeverEnding Story
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • Return of the Jedi
  • The Secret of NIMH
  • Sheena
  • Tango & Cash
  • Tron