• To Live and Die in L.A.
  • Angel's Egg
  • Demons
  • After Hours
  • Shoah

Best of 1985

Gramercy Riff

Gramercy Riff 17 films

Ranked. Rated 3½ stars and higher.

  • The Thing from Another World
  • The Thing
  • Invasion of the Body Snatchers
  • Invasion of the Body Snatchers
  • The Blob

The Atomic Age Revisted

A list of 1950s sci-fi/horror films and their 80s conterparts. 

Recommendations welcomed, especially if they aren’t from the 80s.

  • Crime Wave
  • L'ange
  • Four Days in July
  • Losing Ground
  • Looking for Langston


Actual release dates.

Not in database: Cinderella (1985)

  • The Fog
  • Friday the 13th
  • The Long Riders
  • Dressed to Kill
  • Scanners

Honorable Mentions: 1980s

Geoff T

Geoff T 59 films

1960s | 1970s | 1990s | 2000s | 2010s

A list of movies I've seen from 1980-1989 that I would…

  • The Shining
  • Thief
  • Escape from New York
  • For Your Eyes Only
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark

Favourites: 1980s

Geoff T

Geoff T 52 films

1960s | 1970s | 1990s | 2000s | 2010s

Honorable Mentions

A list of my favourite flicks from 1980-1989, rated…

  • Sixteen Candles
  • Back to the Future
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street
  • When Harry Met Sally...

Chips, Dips and Dorks Podcast

Leo Logan

Leo Logan 172 films

A podcast dedicated to reviewing notable films that were popular in the 1980s. Link: www.chipsdipsdorks.com/

  • This Is Spinal Tap
  • Brazil
  • Dune
  • Fast Times at Ridgemont High
  • Re-Animator

1980's Movies I Want To See


JeaneeM 7 films

Movies from the 80's I want to see.

  • Crude Oil
  • Shoah
  • Tie Xi Qu: West of the Tracks
  • Satantango
  • Napoleon

My Top 200, Updated

My two-hundred-ish 5/5-rated films; in order from the longest to the shortest (except for 196 through 204, temporarily).

  • Running on Empty
  • The Mosquito Coast
  • My Own Private Idaho
  • I Love You to Death
  • Dogfight

River Phoenix

susan m

susan m 9 films

Always loved River Phoenix even in some not-so-good movies.

List of some favorite movies or favorite performances not in order.

  • Dracula
  • Frankenstein
  • The Mummy
  • The Invisible Man
  • Bride of Frankenstein

The Movie Wall Collection

I will be adding many more titles every chance I get to. This list is comprised of only films that…

  • Koyaanisqatsi
  • Tenebre
  • The Draughtsman's Contract
  • Fanny & Alexander
  • The Verdict
  • Dressed to Kill
  • The Long Good Friday
  • Cannibal Holocaust
  • Airplane!
  • The Fog