My favourite films of all time

There are 94 films in this list released in the 1980s.

  • The Empire Strikes Back

    1

  • Withnail & I

    2

  • Francesco

    7

  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

    9

  • Babette's Feast

    13

  • Stand by Me

    16

  • Das Boot

    20

  • Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

    21

  • The Elephant Man

    27

  • Flash Gordon

    32

  • Clash of the Titans

    35

  • Superman II

    36

  • Overboard

    39

  • The Princess Bride

    49

  • Jesus of Montreal

    54

  • Evil Dead II

    57

  • Dead Poets Society

    61

  • An American Werewolf in London

    65

  • Raiders of the Lost Ark

    70

  • Fanny & Alexander

    75

  • The Evil Dead

    78

  • Crocodile Dundee

    80

  • My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown

    82

  • Basket Case

    87

  • Rain Man

    88

  • Trading Places

    94

  • Birdy

    95

  • The Man with Two Brains

    96

  • Short Circuit

    99

  • The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

    100

  • Gremlins

    103

  • Cinema Paradiso

    107

  • The Thing

    114

  • After Hours

    117

  • Field of Dreams

    118

  • The Ninth Configuration

    120

  • Back to the Future

    121

  • The Jazz Singer

    127

  • Pink Floyd: The Wall

    128

  • Once Upon a Time in America

    130

  • The Shining

    140

  • Ferris Bueller's Day Off

    144

  • Die Hard

    152

  • Gregory's Girl

    157

  • A Fish Called Wanda

    160

  • River's Edge

    165

  • The Karate Kid

    167

  • Society

    169

  • Blade Runner

    173

  • Amadeus

    177

  • Restless Natives

    182

  • Betty Blue

    184

  • Roxanne

    190

  • Re-Animator

    196

  • Good Morning, Vietnam

    206

  • The Unbearable Lightness of Being

    213

  • Heathers

    230

  • The Breakfast Club

    233

  • The Color Purple

    234

  • The Name of the Rose

    239

  • This Is Spinal Tap

    241

  • The Killer

    246

  • Come and See

    250

  • Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean

    253

  • The Year My Voice Broke

    262

  • The Sacrifice

    265

  • Tootsie

    277

  • The Blues Brothers

    278

  • Big

    279

  • Jean de Florette

    298

  • Manon of the Spring

    299

  • Scarface

    306

  • Nostalgia

    313

  • Gandhi

    318

  • Dirty Dancing

    321

  • Planes, Trains and Automobiles

    324

  • Return of the Jedi

    325

  • Better Off Dead...

    329

  • Mask

    336

  • Brazil

    339

  • The Lost Boys

    340

  • Witness

    343

  • Sophie's Choice

    348

  • The Toxic Avenger

    350

  • Raising Arizona

    351

  • Airplane!

    352

  • The Goonies

    354

  • Say Anything...

    369

  • Full Metal Jacket

    373

  • Ghostbusters

    377

  • Time Bandits

    384

  • Rocky IV

    409

  • Maniac

    430

  • Angel Heart

    435