What was the best '80s comedy
48 legendary films of the 80s
What else defines a decade besides fashion, trends and toys? These are films! Especially in the 80s there are special film classics that we still like to watch today. Here are the 48 unforgettable films of the 80s:
1. The journey into the labyrinth
A wonderful film with our hero - David Bowie. Although this film flopped at the time, it has a large fan base today. The music that David Bowie sang songs came from was top notch.
What a crazy movie! Jonathan is hopeless and keeps doing odd jobs until the "doll" Emma comes to life. I used to be sure that the dolls would come to life at night ...
3. Isn't it wonderful?
If you have seen this film, you will surely immediately remember the "kiss training" and of course the wonderful ending of the film. A rather unknown film, but a classic for those who know it.
4. Can't buy me love
I definitely associate this film with Amanda Peterson, she was wonderful in this film! Unfortunately, she passed away last year ...
5. Lost Boys
The first "vampire movie" I've seen. Kiefer Sutherland had just played his part incredibly well.
6. What a genius
The comedy takes place in the USA at a technical university. The project for the military is to be further developed and perfected by students. My brother was a huge fan of this film.
7. Sixteen Candles - You are only allowed to do this as an adult
The film with which John Huges made his directorial debut. With a lot of humor and a little depth, this puberty film distances itself from the other films of this genre.
8. Pretty in pink
A beautiful film, but she chose the wrong man. I was already concerned with that at the time.
9. I think I'm in the forest
The film is based on actual experiences and tells us the experiences of a clique. A brilliant film about the role ideas and future expectations of young people!
I liked this movie because it's just unique and crazy. I winced again and again, followed by fits of laughter.
11. L I S A - The complete madness
Lisa is there - every man's dream, sheer madness. The father of all teen comedies is wonderful fun filled with ridiculous gags!
12. Howard - An animal hero
You have to love or hate this film. A crazy adventure, a humanoid duck 🙂
13. My partner with a cold muzzle
Mike and his animal partner had a breathtaking story that already signaled to me as a child that I would have to have a dog later. A very enjoyable story of an unequal partnership 🙂
14. The secret of my success
The good boy from the country, who wants to make his fortune in New York, ends up in the company of a distant relative. He started out as a delivery boy and soon led a double life when he “promoted” himself to the company's board of directors.
15th Beat Street
A group of the "different" kind: DJs, breakdancers and sprayers. One of the most famous breakdance films, which helped to make breakdance & hip-hop known in western countries.
16. La Boum - The party
The teen comedy is about first love. A wonderful film that has spoken from the soul of many young people and at the same time a timeless film about the trials and tribulations of puberty. HERE you get to the quiz.
17. Star Wars
One of the financially most successful cinema films and to date with the most extensive franchise in film history. The seventh part is now in the cinemas and the fans are waiting for the other two parts.
18. Scar Face
The petty criminal Tony Montana arrives with his friend Manny in Miami, where the drug lord takes him under his wing and his criminal career begins. A brilliant action film that you should have heard of before.
19. Blade Runner
Although the film was initially unsuccessful with both critics and audiences, it slowly but surely developed into a cult film. The film is set in Los Angeles in 2019: gloomy, dirty, overpopulated, plagued by continuous rain and all in all reflects a gray world.
20. Full metal jacket
The film takes place in a training camp of the US Marines and also in Vietnam. The film is about the experiences of "Joker" and gets under your skin.
A legendary horror film, which to this day enjoys a certain cult status. Stephen King, however, was not very happy with the theatrical adaptation, because in his eyes the main character falls short - the house!
22. Stand By Me
“I never had such friends again as I did when I was 12. But, my God, who's got them?” HERE you can find some exciting facts and HERE directly to the quiz.
23. Indiana Jones
The films were a complete success and are still considered cult films to this day. 20 years after the third part, a fourth part came out and the speculations about a fifth part have already been confirmed.
24. Monty Python - The Life of Brian
The comedy by the British comedian group "Monty Python" is a satire and targets religious and political groups. Brian is worshiped as a messiah through a misunderstanding, but you surely know the rest 😉
25. Once upon a time in America
An exciting film, which tells us three interwoven periods of time the story of a group from New York. Sergio Leone worked on the film for almost 10 years, and the critics highly praised the film.
The sweet little E.T. with his famous phrase "phone home". A brilliant film, which is one of the most commercially successful feature films and which was supported by many product placements.
So far there are 7 parts of the science fiction film series, making it one of the most successful film series of all time. An exciting and captivating film, which was quite intimidating to me at the time.
28. Back to the future
Who doesn't love this series of films? Who doesn't want to travel "Back to the Future" with Marty and Doc? I loved the films as a child and I have to admit that I still love watching them. HERE you can find exciting facts and HERE the quiz.
This movie blew my mind! The action film combines elements from horror, science fiction and war films. Did you know that almost the entire film was shot in the jungle?
30. Die hard
Our New York hero, John McClane. An exciting film, which used to get me excited. Arnold Schwarzenegger was supposed to play the main role in the film, but turned it down.
31. The thing
An American research team in Antarctica, which is of course threatened by an alien life form. Unfortunately, this way of life can take any shape, which really puzzled me at the time.
32. Flash dance
What can I tell you about this film if you already know everything;)? A more wonderful film that shows us the life of 18 year old Alexandra. Wonderful dances and great music.
The cult film at all. This film is one of the "ten most successful films of all time". The logo is the second most famous logo in the world, before that comes only Coca-Cola, unbelievable!
34. Breakfast Club
Each of us is: a freaky girl, a princess, a muscleman, a smart head and a freak. HERE some exciting facts about the film and HERE is the quiz.
35. Ferris turns blue
The high school comedy got us all stupid. I found it brilliant that Ferris spoke to "us" occasionally and you rarely see a film that gives you such stupid ideas 😉
The android from the future whose job it is to kill Sarah. At that time Arnold Schwarzenegger was still at the beginning of his career, but this film made him enormously popular.
37. The Goonies
An insanely good adventure film! An exciting and fun story from the life of a teenager who is on the way to growing up.
38. Beverly Hills Cop
I loved this movie! I still remember the theme song "Axel F". Eddie Murphy is just a funny actor who surprises you again and again and brings a smile to your lips.
A brilliant, tough and exciting action film. Rambo is one of the classics and trailblazers of the action genre, and the film Stallone catapulted back to the top. Great movie!
40. Dirty dancing
Patrick Swayze & Jennifer Gray, what could be nicer than seeing them in Dirty Dancing? My absolutely favorite dance film & at the same time the most beautiful romance. Test your knowledge about dirty dancing HERE.
41. Otto - the film
Otto is one of the craziest and funniest comedians I know. Although the film does not follow a direct plot, it is fun for the whole family 🙂
42. Cap and capper
A fox and a hound become friends and realize how difficult this "friendship" is. It's a shame that this film gets so little attention today because this film is really a masterpiece.
43. The neverending story
A more wonderful film that we all know. Have a look HERE for some exciting facts and HERE you get to the quiz.
44. James Bond
To this day, James Bond is one of the best action films I know. The James Bond series is still around today and continues to be successful. Two things will never get out of my head: "My name is Bond, James Bond" & "Martini - shaken, not stirred." 😉
45. Top Gun
I associate Tom Cruise with this film. I still enjoy listening to the wonderful soundtrack and thinking of the beautiful scenes in the film.
46. The boat
Back then, this film gave me real insights into a submarine. I still find this film breathtakingly exciting and I always enjoy watching the film.
47th Police Academy
The films ran through the 80s and either you love them or you hate them. The first films were still very popular with viewers, whereas the other films were seen less and less.
48. Cinderella ’80 / ’87
Didn't we all have a crush on Bonnie or Pierre? HERE are some exciting facts about our favorite film.
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