Taschen Movies Of The 80s

From my favourite series of film books, Taschen list the most important (though not necessarily best !) movies of each decade. This is the list from 1981-1990 (according to the book anyway).

  • Escape from New York

    1

  • Lola

    2

  • Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid

    3

  • Conan the Barbarian

    4

  • Fitzcarraldo

    5

  • Body Heat

    6

  • Coup de Torchon

    7

  • Reds

    8

  • Das Boot

    9

  • Blow Out

    10

  • Chariots of Fire

    11

  • Time Bandits

    12

  • Prince of the City

    13

  • Wolfen

    14

  • Flashdance

    15

  • Fanny and Alexander

    16

  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

    17

  • Deadly Circuit

    18

  • Tootsie

    19

  • Scarface

    20

  • Querelle

    21

  • First Blood

    22

  • The King of Comedy

    23

  • Blade Runner

    24

  • And the Ship Sails On

    25

  • Gandhi

    26

  • The Draughtsman's Contract

    27

  • The Meaning of Life

    28

  • Sophie's Choice

    29

  • Never Say Never Again

    30

  • The Evil Dead

    31

  • Rumble Fish

    32

  • Terms of Endearment

    33

  • The 4th Man

    34

  • The Big Chill

    35

  • Once Upon a Time in America

    36

  • The Osterman Weekend

    37

  • Nostalgia

    38

  • The Right Stuff

    39

  • Desperately Seeking Susan

    40

  • Paris, Texas

    41

  • The Terminator

    42

  • The Breakfast Club

    43

  • Ghostbusters

    44

  • Blood Simple

    45

  • Brazil

    46

  • Places in the Heart

    47

  • A Nightmare on Elm Street

    48

  • Amadeus

    49

  • The Company of Wolves

    50

  • Body Double

    51

  • Beverly Hills Cop

    52

  • The Falcon and the Snowman

    53

  • Under the Volcano

    54

  • A Passage to India

    55

  • Back to the Future

    56

  • Men...

    57

  • To Live and Die in L.A.

    58

  • The Fly

    59

  • Witness

    60

  • Nine 1/2 Weeks

    61

  • Blue Velvet

    62

  • After Hours

    63

  • Prizzi's Honor

    64

  • Hannah and Her Sisters

    65

  • Kiss of the Spider Woman

    66

  • Year of the Dragon

    67

  • Out of Africa

    68

  • Ran

    69

  • Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome

    70

  • Tea in the Harem

    71

  • Top Gun

    72

  • Betty Blue

    73

  • My Beautiful Laundrette

    74

  • A Room with a View

    75

  • The Untouchables

    76

  • The Name of the Rose

    77

  • Angel Heart

    78

  • Highlander

    79

  • Tampopo

    80

  • Platoon

    81

  • The Green Ray

    82

  • Aliens

    83

  • Down by Law

    84

  • She's Gotta Have It

    85

  • Stand by Me

    86

  • Little Shop of Horrors

    87

  • Full Metal Jacket

    88

  • Something Wild

    89

  • A Fish Called Wanda

    90

  • Bird

    91

  • Fatal Attraction

    92

  • Au Revoir les Enfants

    93

  • The Last Emperor

    94

  • Frantic

    95

  • Moonstruck

    96

  • Pelle the Conqueror

    97

  • A Chinese Ghost Story

    98

  • Near Dark

    99

  • RoboCop

    100