Top Ten Films of the 1980’s

1980	

#1	Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
While Luke takes advanced Jedi training from Yoda, his friends are relentlessly pursued by Darth Vader as part of his plan to capture Luke.


#2	Nine to Five
Three female employees of a "sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot" find a way to turn the tables on him.


#3	Airplane!
An airplane crew takes ill. Surely the only person capable of landing the plane is an ex-pilot afraid to fly. But don't call him Shirley.


#4	Any Which Way You Can
Philo takes part in a bare knuckle fight - as he does - to make some more money than he can earn from his car repair business.


#5	The Shining
A young boy and his parents become caretakers of an isolated and haunted hotel over the winter.


#6	The Blues Brothers
Jake Blues, just out from prison, puts together his old band to save the Catholic home where he and brother Elwood were raised.


#7	Caddyshack
An exclusive golf course has to deal with a brash new member.

#8	Flash Gordon
A football player and his friends travel to the planet Mongo and find themselves fighting the tyrant, Ming the Merciless, to save Earth.

#9	Used Cars
When the owner of a struggling used car lot is killed, it's up to the lot's hot-shot salesman to save the property from falling into the hands of the owner's ruthless brother and used-car rival.

#10	The Big Brawl
A Korean man seeks fame and fortune in 1930s America when he enters an all-comers martial arts competition despite the opposition of the Mob, his father and several imposing opponents.

1981	
1	Raiders of the Lost Ark 
2	Stripes 
3	"Cannonball Run, The "
4	Time Bandits 
5	Excalibur 
6	"American Werewolf in London, An "
7	Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior 
8	Dragonslayer 
9	Caveman 
10	Gallipoli 

1982	

1	E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial 
2	Rocky III 
3	Poltergeist 
4	Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan 
5	48 Hrs. 
6	First Blood 
7	Conan the Barbarian 
8	"Sword and the Sorcerer, The "
9	Tron 
10	Blade Runner 


1983	
1	Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi 
2	WarGames 
3	Risky Business 
4	Vacation 
5	Scarface 
6	Blue Thunder 
7	Uncommon Valor 
8	Easy Money 
9	"Right Stuff, The "
10	"Christmas Story, A "

1984	

1	Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom 
2	Beverly Hills Cop 
3	Ghost Busters 
4	Gremlins 
5	Romancing the Stone 
6	"Terminator, The "
7	Footloose 
8	Amadeus 
9	"Natural, The "
10	Bachelor Party 

1985	

1	Back to the Future 
2	Rambo: First Blood Part II 
3	Cocoon 
4	"Goonies, The "
5	Fletch 
6	Commando 
7	Silverado 
8	To Live and Die in L.A. 
9	Real Genius 
10	Better Off Dead... 

1986	
1	Top Gun 
2	Aliens 
3	Platoon 
4	Back to School 
5	Ferris Bueller's Day Off 
6	Running Scared 
7	Hoosiers 
8	Youngblood 
9	Big Trouble in Little China 
10	"Hitcher, The "

1987	

1	"Untouchables, The "
2	"Secret of My Succe$s, The "
3	Stakeout 
4	Lethal Weapon 
5	Predator 
6	RoboCop 
7	Full Metal Jacket 
8	Spaceballs 
9	"Princess Bride, The "
10	Raising Arizona 

1988	

1	Who Framed Roger Rabbit 
2	Die Hard 
3	Big 
4	"Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!, The "
5	Beetlejuice 
6	Bull Durham 
7	"Presidio, The "
8	Tucker: The Man and His Dream 
9	Above the Law 
10	Bloodsport 



1989	

1	Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade 
2	Batman 
3	Back to the Future Part II 
4	Lethal Weapon 2 
5	"Little Mermaid, The "
6	"Abyss, The "
7	Parenthood 
8	Field of Dreams 
9	Major League 
10	Road House 

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