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The list contains the best, new and most relevant 80s movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, humorous, realistic, serious, exciting and light films and TV shows about / with dialogue, storytelling, chase, mentor, husband wife relationship, brutality, violence, danger, catastrophe and runaway plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, Russia and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as 80s: The Americans (2013), Blue Velvet (1986), Poltergeist (1982), Police Academy (1984), Hot Tub Time Machine (2010), Children of the Corn (1984), Christine (1983), Back to the Future (1985), Knight Rider (1982), Gremlins (1984).
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Back to the Future
Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
USA
116 min.
 8.5
Poltergeist
Horror, Thriller
USA
114 min.
 7.4
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Leto
Biography, Music, Romance
Russia, France
126 min.
 7.5
Gotti
Biography, Crime, Drama
Canada, USA
112 min.
 4.9

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 8.4
 66K
The Americans
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Set during the Cold War period in the 1980s, The Americans is the story of Elizabeth and Philip Jennings, two Soviet KGB officers posing as an American married couple in the suburbs of Washington D.C. and their neighbor, Stan Beeman, an FBI ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, captivating, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: secret agents, undercover, kgb, espionage, fbi, working undercover, double life, cold war, russian spy, couple relations, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, soviet union, washington d.c.
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 7.8
 156K
Blue Velvet
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The discovery of a severed human ear found in a field leads a young man on an investigation related to a beautiful, mysterious nightclub singer and a group of criminals who have kidnapped her child.
Style: surreal, enigmatic, art house, dark, post modern ...
Plot: mystery, postmodernism, small town, investigation, amateur detective, surrealism, sexuality, eccentricity, neo noir, innocence lost, voyeurism, violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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 7.4
 123K
Poltergeist
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Steve Freeling lives with his wife, Diane, and their three children, Dana, Robbie, and Carol Anne, in Southern California where he sells houses for the company that built the neighborhood. It starts with just a few odd occurrences, such as broken ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, psychological, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, poltergeist, ghost, haunted house, missing child, psychic, child in peril, parents and children, family drama, good versus evil, little girl, parallel world ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california
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 6.7
 100K
Police Academy
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: New rules enforced by the Lady Mayoress mean that sex, weight, height and intelligence need no longer be a factor for joining the Police Force. This opens the floodgates for all and sundry to enter the Police Academy, much to the chagrin of the ...
Style: humorous, funny, light, idiotic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police academy, police, goofy hero, prank, anti heroes, urban, officers and cadets, friendship, mentor, disorder, farce, police investigation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, israel
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Hot Tub Time Machine
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A malfunctioning time machine at a ski resort takes a man back to 1986 with his two friends and nephew, where they must relive a fateful night and not change anything to make sure the nephew is born.
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, light, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, time machine, friendship, changing the past or future, sarcasm, stupidity, drinking, foul language, reunion, destiny, buddies, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, future, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: usa, california
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Children of the Corn
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A boy preacher named Isaac goes to a town in Nebraska called Gatlin and gets all the children to murder every adult in town.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: sacrifice, small town, cult, children, murder, killer child, human sacrifice, isolation, religion, brutality, preacher, violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: nebraska, usa, iowa
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 6.7
 59K
Christine
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Geeky student Arnie Cunningham falls for Christine, a rusty 1958 Plymouth Fury, and becomes obsessed with restoring the classic automobile to her former glory. As the car changes, so does Arnie, whose newfound confidence turns to arrogance behind ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vengeance, obsession, classic car, chase, objects come to life, supernatural, murder, brutality, betrayal, bullying, survival, cars ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1957, year 1978, year 1979 ...
Place: california, southern california
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Back to the Future
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Eighties teenager Marty McFly is accidentally sent back in time to 1955, inadvertently disrupting his parents' first meeting and attracting his mother's romantic interest. Marty must repair the damage to history by rekindling his ...
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, date night, teen comedy
Plot: time travel, adventure, time machine, destiny, fish out of water, mad scientist, inventor, misfit partners, changing the past or future, teenage life, teenager, disorder ...
Time: future, 80s, 1950s, 20th century, 50s ...
Place: california, usa
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 6.9
 25K
Knight Rider
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Michael Long, an undercover police officer, is shot while investigating a case and left for dead by his assailants. He is rescued by Wilton Knight, a wealthy, dying millionaire and inventor who arranges life-saving surgery, including a new face and ...
Style: exciting, stylized, tense, touching, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: a.i., fighting crime, car chase, chases and races, talking car, adventure, partners, armored vehicle, gunfight, weapons, lone hero, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california
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 7.2
 168K
Gremlins
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When Billy Peltzer is given a strange but adorable pet named Gizmo for Christmas, he inadvertently breaks the three important rules of caring for a Mogwai, and unleashes a horde of mischievous gremlins on a small town.
Style: light, scary, humorous, feel good, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: monster, small town, chaos and mayhem, supernatural, transformation, danger, escapades, deadly creature, daring rescue, adventure, human animal relationship, holiday ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: usa
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Honey, I Shrunk the Kids
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The scientist father of a teenage girl and boy accidentally shrinks his and two other neighborhood teens to the size of insects. Now the teens must fight diminutive dangers as the father searches for them.
Style: entertaining, clever, funny, exciting, intense ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, parents and children, experiment gone awry, inventor, childhood, miniaturization, shrinking, stranded, youth, family relations, genetically altered, home alone ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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 6.3
 44K
The Money Pit
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After being evicted from their Manhattan apartment, a couple buys what looks like the home of their dreams – only to find themselves saddled with a bank-account-draining nightmare. Struggling to keep their relationship together as their rambling ...
Style: humorous, light, realistic, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, romance, family in crisis, nothing goes right, chaos, crumbling marriage, home renovation, old house, screwball, culture clash, domestic disturbance, adaptation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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 6.6
 75K
Pet Sematary
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Dr. Louis Creed's family moves into the country house of their dreams and discover a pet cemetery at the back of their property. The cursed burial ground deep in the woods brings the dead back to life -- with "minor" problems. At ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, macabre, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: supernatural, back from the dead, indian burial ground, family drama, death, family in danger, grave robbing, life & death, loss of pet, afterlife, zombie, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: maine, usa, new england
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The Witches of Eastwick
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Three single women in a picturesque village have their wishes granted - at a cost - when a mysterious and flamboyant man arrives in their lives.
Style: dark humor, sexy, light, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: magic, witch, devil, supernatural, small town, love and romance, mysterious character, good versus evil, supernatural ability, women, witches, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, england, rhode island
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 7.5
 2K
Leto
Genre: Biography, Music, Romance
Country: Russia, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Leningrad, one summer in the early eighties. Smuggling LP’s by Lou Reed and David Bowie, the underground rock scene is boiling ahead of the Perestroika. Mike and his beautiful wife Natasha meet with young Viktor Tsoï. Together with friends, they ...
Style: light, breathtaking, atmospheric, inspirational, romantic
Plot: music band, buddies, singing, husband wife relationship, musician, drinking, musician's life, autobiography, rock, youth, party, alcohol ...
Time: 80s
Place: ussr, russia
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Million Dollar Heiress
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Cousins Thomas and David, owners of a mobile restaurant, team up with their friend Moby, a bumbling private detective, to save the beautiful Sylvia, a pickpocket.
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, adventure, buddies, chase, private detective, kung fu fighting, brother brother relationship, danger, chinese, escapades, femme fatale, woman in danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, spain, rome italy
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 6.0
 32K
Cujo
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A friendly St. Bernard named "Cujo" contracts rabies and conducts a reign of terror on a small American town.
Style: tense, suspenseful, scary, suspense, bad ending ...
Plot: dog, dangerous animal, danger, brutality, hiding in a car, blood, rabies, death, mother son relationship, murder, chase, violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: maine, kindergarten
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 8.1
 537K
Fargo
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jerry, a small-town Minnesota car salesman is bursting at the seams with debt... but he's got a plan. He's going to hire two thugs to kidnap his wife in a scheme to collect a hefty ransom from his wealthy father-in-law. It's going to ...
Style: suspenseful, dark humor, atmospheric, suspense, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, murder, crime gone awry, greed, gangsters, crimes, violence, gory, psychopath, small town, twists & turns, sarcasm ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, minnesota, north dakota, minneapolis minnesota
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Halt and Catch Fire
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in the early 1980s, and about a fictional visionary, an engineer and a prodigy whose innovations confronts the corporate behemoths of the time. Their personal and professional partnership will be challenged by greed and ego while charting the ...
Style: realistic, clever, serious, captivating, melancholic
Plot: computers and web, workplace situations, supportive spouse, programmer, inventions and discoveries, partners, ego clash, laptop, relationship vs career, dishonesty, rivalry, computer system ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas
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The Hunt for Red October
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A new Soviet nuclear missile sub (a Boomer) heading out on her maiden voyage that is being tracked by a Los Angeles class American submarine suddenly goes silent and "disappears". This focuses the attention of both U.S. Intelligence and ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, cold war, cia, navy, spy, plot twist, politics, nuclear threat, underwater, against the rules, secrets, mind game ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, soviet union, russia, atlantic ocean, iceland ...
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Love and Pigeons
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Shown a life in the remote siberian village. Vasia, who never leave his family, village, comes to pass summer holiday on the Black Sea. New world, new people - so, hi's temted by a half-crazy woman (Raisa Zaharovna). And after short time Vasia ...
Style: humorous, talky, feel good, realistic, light ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: resort, love triangle, village life, village, adultery, family relations, life philosophy, adulterous husband, everyday life, parent child relationship, husband wife relationship, social relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: soviet union, russia
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 8.9
 261K
Narcos
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Colombia, USA
Duration: 49 min.
Story: The true story of Colombia's infamously violent and powerful drug cartels.
Style: serious, rough, captivating, realistic, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug cartel, drug dealer, drug dealing, criminal heroes, master criminal, blind ambition, cia agent, rise to the top, crimes, police informant, hidden money, siege ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: colombia, latin america
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 6.0
 1K
Bingo Bongo
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The ape-man, found somewhere in the jungles of Congo, transferred to Milan and named Bingo Bongo. The only one who believes in the human qualities of him is Laura, a woman anthropologist , so their affection for each other even grows to love.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, family outing
Plot: teaching the ways of the world, fish out of water, culture clash, college, misfit, friendship, fall in love, monkey, jungle, social relations, super strength, training ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: italy, milan italy
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 7.6
 16K
Moonlighting
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Moonlighting is an American television series that aired on ABC from March 3, 1985, to May 14, 1989. The network aired a total of 66 episodes. Starring Bruce Willis and Cybill Shepherd as private detectives, the show was a mixture of drama, comedy, ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, witty, talky ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: detective agency, private detective, opposites attract, partners, screwball, mystery, unlikely couple, workplace romance, crimes, verbal byplay, unlikely partners, romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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The Troops & Troop-ettes
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Cruchot's police office moves into a new building. They do not only get high tech equipment, but also four young female police officers to educate. All of them scramble to work with them -- and cause pure chaos while being distracted by the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, tense
Audience: family outing
Plot: law enforcement, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, gendarme, goofy hero, workplace situations, farce, policewoman, battle of the sexes, nun, police, provence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, french riviera, saint tropez, europe, riviera ...
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The Fugitives
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Coming out from jail, Lucas has decided to change his life and behave like a good citizen. But when he is taken hostage in a bank by a hare-brained robber, no cops can believe he is not part of the action.
Style: feel good, sentimental, witty, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: comedy of errors, fugitives, goofy hero, odd couple, reluctant partners, nothing goes right, chase, chases and races, disorder, farce, heist gone wrong, crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
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 7.4
 27K
ALF
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: A furry alien wiseguy comes to live with a terran family after crashing into their garage.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, light, funny ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: sitcom, benign alien, family, alien, comedy of errors, fish out of water, friendship, parents and children, culture clash, suburbs, family relations, cat ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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 8.5
 922
Answer Me 1988
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: South Korea
Story: Set in the year 1988 at a neighborhood in Seoul, South Korea. Five families live on the same alley road.
Style: light, sincere, not serious, touching, captivating
Plot: family, friendship, family problems, teenage life, parents and children, husband wife relationship, love, fall in love, romance, school, lifestyle, storytelling ...
Time: 80s
Place: korea
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 6.3
 9K
Loving Pablo
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Spain, Bulgaria
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The film chronicles the rise and fall of the world's most feared drug lord Pablo Escobar and his volatile love affair with Colombia's most famous journalist Virginia Vallejo throughout a reign of terror that tore a country apart.
Style: factual, serious, exciting, rough, brutal
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, drug cartel, husband wife relationship, cocaine, journalist, latinx lead, pregnant woman, minister, flashback, airplane, lover, television ...
Time: 80s, year 1982, year 1992, year 1981, year 1984 ...
Place: colombia, florida, panama
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 6.1
 229
80's
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Style: stylized, entertaining, captivating, feel good, sincere
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: student, friendship, youth, coming of age, life philosophy, family relations, honest, couple relations, fall in love, storytelling, love triangle, destiny ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia
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