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REAGANÕS AMERICA

 

LIST OF 1980s FILMS

For possible use in your first paper

 

Airplane. 1980 Dir., Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker

Aliens. 1986 Dir., James Cameron

All the Right Moves. 1983 Dir., Michael Chapman

Amadeus. 1984 Dir., Milos Forman

American Werewolf in London. 1981 Dir., John Landis

Arthur. 1981 Dir., Steve Gordon

Atlantic City. 1980 Dir., Louis Malle

Back to the Future. 1985 Dir., Robert Zemeckis

The Big Chill. 1983 Dir., Lawrence Kasdan

Blade Runner. 1983 Dir., Ridley Scott

Blood Simple. 1984 Dir., Joel Coen

Blue Velvet. 1986 Dir., David Lynch

Blues Brothers. 1980 Dir., John Landis

Born on the Fourth of July. 1989 Dir., Oliver Stone

Cruising. 1980 Dir., William Friedkin

Daniel. 1983 Dir., Sidney Lumet

Delta Force. 1986 Dir., Menahem Golan

Escape From New York. 1981 Dir., John Carpenter

ET: The Extra-Terrestrial. 1982 Dir., Steven Spielberg

Fast Times at Ridgmont High. 1982 Dir., Amy Heckerling

Firefox. 1982 Dir., Clint Eastwood

Fort Apache The Bronx. 1981 Dir., Daniel Petrie

Friday the Thirteenth. 1980 Dir., Sean Cunningham

Ghostbusters. 1984 Dir., Ivan Reitman

Heartbreak Ridge. 1986 Dir., Clint Eastwood

HeavenÕs Gate. 1980 Dir., Michael Cimino

The Howling. 1981 Dir., Joe Dante

Iron Eagle. 1986 Dir., Sidney J. Furie

Melvin and Howard. 1980 Dir., Jonathan Demme

Missing in Action. 1984 Dir., Joseph Zito

Mississippi Burning. 1988 Dir., Alan Parker

My Favorite Year. 1982 Dir., Richard Benjamin

Nightmare on Elm Street. 1984 Dir., Wes Craven

Nine to Five. 1980 Dir., Colin Higgins

No Way Out. 1987 Dir., Roger Donaldson

An Officer and a Gentleman. 1982 Dir., Taylor Hackford

Ordinary People. 1980 Dir., Robert Redford

Platoon. 1986 Dir., Oliver Stone

Police Academy. 1984 Dir., Hugh Wilson

Poltergeist. 1982 Dir., Tobe Hooper

Popeye. 1980 Dir., Robert Altman

PorkyÕs. 1981 Dir., Bob Clarke

Raging Bull. 1980 Dir., Martin Scorsese

Raiders of the Lost Ark. 1981 Dir., Steven Spielberg

Rambo: First Blood Part II. 1985 Dir., George O. Cosmatos

Rambo III. 1988 Dir., Peter MacDonald

Red Dawn. 1984 Dir., John Milius

Reds. 1981 Dir., Warren Beatty

Return of the Jedi. 1983 Dir., Richard Marquand

The Right Stuff. 1983 Dir., Philip Kaufman

Risky Business. 1983 Dir., Paul Brickman

Rocky IV. 1985 Dir., Sylvester Stallone

Salvador. 1986 Dir., Oliver Stone

The Shining. 1980 Dir., Stanley Kubrick

Star 80. 1983 Dir., Bob Fosse

Tender Mercies. 1983 Dir., Bruce Beresford

The Terminator. 1984 Dir., James Cameron

To Live and Die in LA. 1985 Dir., William Friedkin

Top Gun. 1986 Dir., Tony Scott

Trading Places.1983 Dir., John Landis

Tron. 1982 Dir., Steven Lisberger

True Confessions. 1981 Dir., Ulu Grosbard

Uncommon Valor. 1983 Dir., Ted Kotcheff

Under Fire. 1983 Dir., Roger Spottiswoode

Videodrome. 1983 Dir., David Cronenberg

Wall Street. 1987 Dir., Oliver Stone

War Games. 1983 Dir., John Badham

 

The decadeÕs Oscar winners are listed at

http://www.filmsite.org/oscars80.html

 

In addition, you can find the best-selling novels of the decade listed conveniently at

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_bestselling_novels_in_the_United_States#The_1980s