The Best Made-for-Television Movies of the 1980s

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The Decalogue

1989    Krzysztof Kieslowski    Not Rated

Drama    Ensemble Film    Foreign Language Film

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Lonesome Dove

1989    Simon Wincer    Not Rated

Adventure    Adventure Drama    Buddy Film

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Eddie Murphy: Delirious

1983    Bruce Gowers    Not Rated

Comedy    Concert Film    Made-for-Television

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Anne of Green Gables

1985    Kevin Sullivan    Not Rated

Coming-of-Age    Drama    Family Drama

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Thriller

1983    John Landis    Rated PG

Horror    Made-for-Television    Monster Film

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The Day After

1983    Nicholas Meyer    Not Rated

Apocalyptic Film    Disaster Film    Drama

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V

1983    Kenneth Johnson    Not Rated

Action    Alien Invasion Films    Made-for-Television

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Shogun

1980    Jerry London    Not Rated

Adventure    Epic    Historical Epic

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Death of A Salesman

1985    Volker Schlöndorff    Rated PG

Based-on-Theatre    Drama    Family Drama

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V: The Final Battle

1984    Kenneth Johnson    Rated PG

Action    Alien Invasion Films    Made-for-Television

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Blackadder's Christmas Carol

1988    Richard Boden    Not Rated

Comedy    Fantasy    Fantasy Comedy

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A Christmas Carol

1984    Clive Donner    Rated PG

Based-on-19th-Century-Literature    Comedy Drama    Drama

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18

Threads

1984    Mick Jackson    Not Rated

Anti-War Film    Disaster Film    Drama

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Berlin Alexanderplatz

1980    Rainer Werner Fassbinder    Not Rated

Drama    Epic    Foreign Language Film

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