Top Films of the 1980s

The 1980s saw significant films. It was definitely the decade of the blockbuster films, spurred by the success of Star Wars in the 1970s. It was the decade of the blockbuster science fiction films (such as Star Wars sequels The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi), teen comedies (Say Anything, The Breakfast Club, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off), rite of passage (or coming of age) films, sword-and-sorcery fantasy movies and action films.

Here’s the list of the top films of the 1980s in chronological order.