• Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
  • Glory
  • Licence to Kill
  • Born on the Fourth of July
  • Lethal Weapon 2
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • Chariots of Fire
  • Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior
  • Arthur
  • Martial Club

1981

All the films released this year that I've seen (except for Friday the 13th Part 2), ranked from most- to…

  • Die Hard
  • Scrooged
  • Midnight Run
  • Who Framed Roger Rabbit
  • Crocodile Dundee II
  • The Empire Strikes Back
  • The Young Master
  • The Fog
  • Two Champions of Shaolin
  • The Elephant Man

1980

All the films released this year that I've seen (except for Friday the 13th), ranked from most- to least-enjoyed.

  • Lethal Weapon
  • Full Metal Jacket
  • The Untouchables
  • The Living Daylights
  • Planes, Trains and Automobiles
  • Back to the Future
  • Pale Rider
  • Brazil
  • Witness
  • Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome
  • Aliens
  • Platoon
  • Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
  • Stand by Me
  • Manhunter
  • Absolute Beginners
  • The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension
  • After Hours
  • After the Rehearsal
  • Aguirre: The Wrath of God

Richard Skorman's Off-Hollywood Movies: A Film Lover's Guide

Titles reviewed by Richard Skorman in his 1988 collection published by Harmony Books.

The term off-Hollywood was coined by Annette…

  • The Thing
  • Blade Runner
  • Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
  • My Favorite Year
  • Diner

1982

All the films released this year that I've seen (except for Friday the 13th Part 3), ranked from most- to…

  • The Shining
  • Scanners
  • Thief
  • For Your Eyes Only
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark

Favourites: 1980s

Geoff T

Geoff T 50 films

1960s / 1970s / 1990s / 2000s / 2010s

Honorable Mentions

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

  • The Fog
  • Friday the 13th
  • Dressed to Kill
  • Nighthawks
  • The Burning

Honorable Mentions: 1980s

Geoff T

Geoff T 48 films

1960s / 1970s / 1990s / 2000s / 2010s

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

  • My Neighbor Totoro
  • Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind
  • Return of the Jedi
  • The Empire Strikes Back
  • Castle in the Sky