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Top 8 Movies of the '80s That Still Hold Up

Posted at 4:25 PM, Nov 24, 2015
and last updated 2015-11-24 19:25:38-05

In the 1980s movies were all about a mass audience appeal. Basically a lot of the films created during that time were easily marketable and understandable. That meant some huge blockbusters that are pretty hard to make it through these days. We're talking about you, “Howard the Duck.” Luckily this decade also brought us some of the most entertaining movies ever created. We're counting down the top movies of the '80s that still hold up today... Now on The List!


8.  The Princess Bride (1987)


7.  Die Hard (1988)


6.  The Shining (1980)


5.  E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)


4.  Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)


3.  The Breakfast Club (1985)


2.  The Empire Strikes Back (1980)


1.  Raging Bull (1980)


BONUS:  Back to the Future (1985)