The Best Road Movies of the 1980s

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Rain Man 1988, 133 min.

Barry Levinson     Starring: Dustin HoffmanTom CruiseValeria Golino

Drama    Family Drama    Melodrama

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Down by Law 1986, 107 min.

Jim Jarmusch     Starring: Tom WaitsJohn LurieRoberto Benigni

Buddy Film    Comedy    Road Movie

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Starman 1984, 115 min.

John Carpenter     Starring: Richard JaeckelJeff BridgesKaren Allen

Fantasy    Psychological Sci-Fi    Road Movie

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Something Wild 1986, 113 min.

Jonathan Demme     Starring: Jeff DanielsMelanie GriffithRay Liotta

Comedy Drama    Drama    Road Movie

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The Sure Thing 1985, 100 min.

Rob Reiner     Starring: John CusackBoyd GainesTim Robbins

Comedy    Coming-of-Age    Road Movie

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Crossroads 1986, 96 min.

Walter Hill     Starring: Tim RussWally TaylorAgnes Narciso

Coming-of-Age    Drama    Odd Couple Film

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Honkytonk Man 1982, 122 min.

Clint Eastwood     Starring: Verna BloomMatt ClarkLinda Hopkins

Drama    Road Movie    Musical Drama

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Fandango 1985, 91 min.

Kevin Reynolds     Starring: Kevin CostnerJudd NelsonSam Robards

Buddy Film    Comedy    Comedy Drama

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