114 min | 126 min Max and Noodles are two Jewish youths from the ghetto, who rise to prominence as some of the city's most notorious gangsters. Stars: $58.57M, R This 1989 romantic comedy features Meg Ryan as Sally, and Billy Crystal as Harry, who were briefly engaged in college before parting ways. Andrew McCarthy, Stars: Stars: | Director: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy. An immortal Scottish swordsman must confront the last of his immortal opponent, a murderously brutal barbarian who lusts for the fabled "Prize". They Live (1988) 80s Horror Movies., a compete list of horror movies from the 1980 Kim Cattrall, $47.21M, PG Peter Dvorsky, Votes: | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi. $179.87M, R We asked you what your favourites ’80s family movies were, and you sent us flying down memory lane! | Steven Spielberg Dirty dancing as it's called, is a style of sensual dance where sweaty bodies get closer and closer, resulting in a steamy duet. 1. 16. While Roger Moore’s other love interest, the delicate and doe-eyed Tanya Roberts, wears floaty dresses in pastel shades, Jones is no damsel in distress. 90,820 Crime, Drama. Richard Edson, Votes: | Tom Hanks, | Gross: Eddie Valiant is an alcoholic private investigator, who begins working for Roger Rabbit. Stars: Action, Comedy, Crime. Comedy, Drama. Sometimes, the definition is expanded to exclude films that have been released by major studios or have big budgets, try specifically to become cult films, or become accepted by mainstream audiences and critics. From day to night, scientist Seth Brundle (Jeff Goldblum) transforms into a monstrous insect. James Hong, Votes: Sylvester Stallone, Action, Sci-Fi. © United Artists/Archive Photos/Getty Images. "When Harry Met Sally", of course! This superb film won four Oscars, and the Golden Bear for Best Film of the year. 160 min Olivia Barash, Votes: In an elite New York dance school, the lives of eight students and their efforts to reach their dreams are chronicled. Chris Sarandon, Votes: Jun 26, 2020 - Explore Ashelyn Porter's board "80's Cult Movie Icons" on Pinterest. Director: Emilio Estevez, Director: Crispin Glover, Votes: | Comedy, Horror. | On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence. Stars: A science-fiction gem, the film had a whole generation believing that if they cycled fast enough, they might just take to the sky. They numb our senses without us feeling it. Bill McKinney, Votes: List of fantasy films from the 80s IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER of preference. 19 So Bad It’s Good: Maximum Overdrive. Merrie Lynn Ross, R Jennifer Jason Leigh, | Roddy McDowall, PG Director: Director: Stars: Ruby Dee, 68,299 $114.97M, R Stars: Director: Robert De Niro, 88 min | Gross: 114,053 Harrison Ford, 142,813 Emilio Estevez, In 1935, Indiana Jones arrives in India, still part of the British Empire, and is asked to find a mystical stone. Penny Marshall The quintessential '80s lesbian romantic drama, Desert Hearts follows an English professor and a young sculptor as they fall in love at a Nevada ranch in … | | Val Kilmer, Votes: Warner Bros. 'Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead' (1991) Rated: PG-13. | Roddy McDowall, Votes: Director: Tom Atkins, Tony Scott | Stars: Griffin Dunne, Votes: Three years before Flashdance, Irene Cara built herself a legacy thanks to her role as Coco. Crime, Drama, Mystery. Director: Mel Gibson, 48,729 99 min | 1966, Tulsa, Oklahoma. | Yaphet Kotto, John Goodman, Veronica Cartwright, Votes: 90 min 97 min Perhaps two of the most influential examples of 80s thriller films were David Lynch 's bizarre cult classic Blue Velvet (1986), which dealt with the underworld of a seemingly idyllic American suburbia, a subject which has spawned many inferior imitations well into the first decade of the 21st century and Stanley Kubrick 's horror/thriller The Shining (1980). Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure … 118 min 294,719 Dennis Dugan, Director: $2.40M, R Dustin Hoffman, Stars: Danny Aiello, | Posted on May 15, 2017 May 15, 2017 by Shane Scott-Travis. 1/33. | Comedy, Mystery, Thriller. $49.53M, PG Director: The tortured portrait of a couple who seduce, cry, play, and engage in BDSM while exploring their inner fantasies. | Director: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi. The Very Honorable Mentions, all of which I would have loved to include: The Fly (1986) The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988) Re-Animator (1985) Aliens (1986) The Fog (1980) Maniac (1980) Fright Night (1985) Either way, these movies are timeless! Director: A teenager discovers that the newcomer in his neighborhood is a vampire, so he turns to an actor in a television horror show for help dealing with the undead. Five high school students meet in Saturday detention and discover how they have a lot more in common than they thought. | Gross: Action, Crime, Thriller. Patrick Macnee, | William Petersen, 243,881 $27.55M, PG Tom Cruise, 121,862 Comedy. Barry Levinson Stars: Two newly paired cops who are complete opposites must put aside their differences in order to catch a gang of drug smugglers. | Gross: 166,280 | | Gross: 7. Director: 103 min Jerry O'Connell, Votes: Director: | | Patrick Swayze, Votes: 91 min 472,099 A group of young misfits called The Goonies discover an ancient map and set out on an adventure to find a legendary pirate's long-lost treasure. After trying to defy the sclerotic moral codes of the community, Ren and two friends set out to prove that dancing does not equal depravity. Fox, 141,013 97,384 | Gross: Played by John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd, Jake and Elwood decide to reform their rhythm and blues band to save the catholic orphanage they grew up in from destruction. Michael Biehn, Stars: Director: | Here are 33 cult classics from the '90s that are perfect for family movie night. Mandy Patinkin, | Joey Cramer, Matthew Broderick, Timothy Van Patten, She subsequently meets the tortured soul of Beetlejuice (Michael Keaton), who plans to marry her in order to return to the world of the living. 48,858 Drama, War. | 126,118 | | Gross: C. Thomas Howell, The script was inspired by Elmore City who banned dance for 90 years. 380,417 | | This cult film has left generations sleepless. Timothy Busfield, | Danny Glover, However, she quickly falls for her friend Denys (Robert Redford) and tries everything to tame his wild spirit. | Gross: | Gross: | | Gross: Sam Raimi Kate Capshaw, While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him the story of a farmboy-turned-pirate who encounters numerous obstacles, enemies and allies in his quest to be reunited with his true love. Mia Sara, Kaye’s impeccable tailoring caught the eye of the fashion industry and launched Armani’s career. See more ideas about cult film, film, movie posters. Stars: Tracey Walter, | For the role of the teacher any student would have loved, Robin Williams was nominated for an Oscar for his role in 1990. Matthew Broderick, 98 min In 1978, a boy travels 8 years into the future and has an adventure with an intelligent, wisecracking alien ship. Stars: | $51.97M, R 798,764 Jim Brown, Votes: Dianne Wiest, Michael McKean, Votes: $32.22M, R | Gross: His methods push his students to form a group of poets, free spirits of sorts, of which John was a part of during his youth. | | Gross: Giorgio Armani lends his hand to create the costumes for the movie's actors, including Kevin Costner, Robert De Niro, and Sean Connery. | Ted Kotcheff Robin Williams's performance earned him a Golden Globe award for Best Actor in 1988. | Gross: John Candy, | She plays Lydia Deetz, a tormented teen who has a passion for the macabre. | Jeff Cohen, The small-time Cuban gangster turned Miami drug baron is incarnated by Al Pacino, in one of his best performances, earning him a Golden Globe nomination. Translated by Ashe de Sousa & Zoe Hofmann. Paul Michael Glaser 116 min 90 min Five friends travel to a cabin in the woods, where they unknowingly release flesh-possessing demons. But he must beat the Nazis to it... "E.T. | Gross: | Stars: Fred Dekker | | A cult film, also commonly referred to as a cult classic, is a film with a cult following, obscure or unpopular with mainstream audiences, and often revolutionary or ironically enjoyed. Ernest Borgnine, Director: $13.78M, R Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. He then stumbles upon a secret cult committing enslavement and human sacrifices in the catacombs of an ancient palace. Wilford Brimley, A high school wise guy is determined to have a day off from school, despite what the Principal thinks of that. The rivalry between two gangs, the poor Greasers and the rich Socs, only heats up when one gang member kills a member of the other. Al Pacino, 368,208 Corey Haim, Despite being badly received by critics at the time, it has since become a staple of the gangster genre. One of my all-time favorite B-horror movies that became a part of the Midnite Movies collection, this coulrophobic nightmare is the absolute definition of cult classic. Stars: Joe Dante Drama. | After a bizarre and near deadly encounter with a serial killer, a television newswoman is sent to a remote mountain resort whose residents may not be what they seem. Bad Timing (1980) Director Nicolas Roeg. Director: Chevy Chase, 87 min Brian Dennehy, Valeria Golino, | Gross: Richard Donner Judge Reinhold, Spike Lee $30.22M, R | Gross: Soon enough, Baby gets involved with the handsome dance instructor, Johnny (Patrick Swayze), and the two quickly fall for each other. From 'The 'Burbs' to 'The Neverending Story' and 'The Princess Bride,' these '80s movies (both cult classics and blockbusters) are just too good to forget. Did someone say classic? John Carpenter | Arnold Schwarzenegger, Al Pacino, Alex Cox Paul Reubens, Mark L. Lester Ally Sheedy, Votes: Stars: His signature teaching method? 31,137 Rick Moranis, 116 min | Max Phipps, Votes: Action, Adventure, Comedy. Bring his student's personalities to life. After the death of one of his friends, a writer recounts a childhood journey with his friends to find the body of a missing boy. 123,367 | $24.92M, R Keith David, | In Hollywood, 1947, a troubled detective is after the Looney Toons. 99 min In the post-apocalyptic Australian wasteland, a cynical drifter agrees to help a small, gasoline-rich community escape a horde of bandits. Director: Oliver Stone Stars: Director: | Gross: Action, Adventure, Drama. 110 min | 120 min The Blues Brothers are surely one of cinema's most cult duos, if not for their attire, than for their presence on the dancefloor. 61,347 Karen (Meryl Streep) leaves for British East Africa, where she turns her passions toward coffee, thanks to an unfulfilling marriage-of-convenience. 97 min | Gross: Babbit is a used car dealer, and after the death of his father, his world is shaken up when he discovers he has an older brother (Dustin Hoffman). Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi. Two losers try to pretend that their murdered employer is really alive, leading the hitman to attempt to track him down to finish him off. Judd Nelson, Steve Marshall, 83,749 93 min A human soldier is sent from 2029 to 1984 to stop an almost indestructible cyborg killing machine, sent from the same year, which has been programmed to execute a young woman whose unborn son is the key to humanity's future salvation. One day, Adrian crosses the line... and it'll be hard to make a comeback. 37,860 651,500 Corey Feldman, Votes: Anthony Edwards, Elizabeth Perkins, $17.31M, R 1,055,084 | The scientist father of a teenage girl and boy accidentally shrinks his and two other neighborhood teens to the size of insects. Terry Kiser, Votes: Comedy. Comedy, Drama. The teenager steps into 1955, meeting his parents who are still in high-school. John Pankow, Catherine Mary Stewart, $178.80M, PG | | Adventure, Drama. | Nov 6, 2013 - Explore HorrorCultFilms's board "Best Films of the 80s", followed by 476 people on Pinterest. A rush of 1980s Chicago is peppered with iconic starring roles with Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles and James Brown all making an appearance. 35 must-watch cult films from the 1980s The Blues Brothers (1980) The Shining (1980) Star Wars, Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980) Fame (1980) Raging Bull (1980) American Gigolo (1980) Elephant Man (1980) Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) E.T. Good Morning, Vietnam showcases of Robin Williams's most electrifying performances, making it well known by the general public. These are the three imperatives for looking after a mogwai. | Action, Drama. | Gross: Stars: Cliff De Young, Stars: | Bruce Spence, © Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images. | | Gross: Who will reach the top? | Harold Ramis | F. Murray Abraham, $25.60M, R 198,500 | | | | | Stars: | The film is based on Stephen King’s short story “Trucks,” but the film was also directed by King himself. Away from horror, the '80s was also the decade of the buddy cop movie. Director: Stars: | | Roxanne Hart, Votes: | Gross: In 1980 Miami, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug cartel and succumbs to greed. Midnight Run (1988) 105 min Laila Robins, Biography, Drama, History. Stars: A young punk recruited by a car repossession agency finds himself in pursuit of a Chevrolet Malibu that is wanted for a $20,000 bounty - and has something otherworldly stashed in its trunk. The Griswold family's cross-country drive to the Walley World theme park proves to be much more arduous than they ever anticipated. Michael J. John Hughes | Steve Guttenberg, Her wardrobe is a lesson in executive realness featuring pinstripe blazers, bodysuits and hooded bandage dresses, many of which were designed by Jones’s friend Azzedine Alaïa. Marcia Strassman, | Gross: | Gross: His mission sees him lift the veil on a massive drugs operation, led by an influential businessman. Amrish Puri, Votes: 96 min Beverly D'Angelo, One of the most 80s things ever and an entertaining specimen of the "sci-fi/action movies that make no sense at all" genre. | © Warner Bros. Pictures/Amblin E/Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images. Michael Preston, Stars: | Gross: Stars: Debra Feuer, Votes: Williams plays Adrian Cronauer, an American soldier who finds success in his broadcast radio program, transmitted out to American soldiers during the Vietnam war. Director: Stars: | Gross: $179.80M, R | Matt Frewer, A group of good-hearted, but incompetent misfits enter the police academy, but the instructors there are not going to put up with their pranks. Comedy, Drama. | A man must struggle to travel home for Thanksgiving with a lovable oaf of a shower curtain ring salesman as his only companion. Tom Cruise, The two embark on a road trip across the United States, during which the brothers discover more and more about themselves, and each other. $234.76M, R | Michelle Pfeiffer, 90 min Martin Brest Robert Loggia, Nope, the term 'cult movie' is typically applied to any motion picture that attracts a cult-like following. The well-armed robot with a disturbing human appearance has one mission: eliminate Sarah Connor in the future before she gives birth to John, the future leader of the resistance that will cause the death of his race. 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