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Vulgar Auteurism

This list is complied from the films mentioned in Jack Lehtonen's Mubi list on vulgar auteurism, the films mentioned in the Vulgar Auteurist Tumblr, and some personal selections. I can't say I stand by all these films as great works of art (I still haven't even seen them all), but there are quite a few masterpieces and otherwise notable films listed.

There are 36 films in this list released in the 1980s.

  • The Fog
  • Escape from New York
  • Thief
  • Sudden Impact
  • Nomads
  • Near Dark
  • Prince of Darkness
  • RoboCop
  • Die Hard
  • They Live
  • Year of the Dragon
  • Fear City
  • Streets of Fire
  • Outland
  • Eight Diagram Pole Fighter
  • Manhunter
  • Predator
  • Conan the Barbarian
  • Razorback
  • Dressed to Kill
  • Body Double
  • Day of the Dead
  • The Hunger
  • Top Gun
  • Beverly Hills Cop II
  • Flesh + Blood
  • Halloween III: Season of the Witch
  • Firefox
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
  • Johnny Handsome
  • Repo Man
  • Spetters
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street
  • The Howling
  • Red Heat