ColeAbaius's Favorite Movies of the 1980s

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The Karate Kid 1984, 126 min.

John G. Avildsen     Starring: Ralph MacchioPat MoritaElisabeth Shue

Action    Coming-of-Age    Drama

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Lethal Weapon 1987, 117 min.

Richard Donner     Starring: Mel GibsonDanny GloverGary Busey

Action Thriller    Action    Buddy Film

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Platoon 1986, 120 min.

Oliver Stone     Starring: Charlie SheenTom BerengerWillem Dafoe

Action    Anti-War Film    Combat Films

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Big 1988, 104 min.

Penny Marshall     Starring: Robert LoggiaElizabeth PerkinsJared Rushton

Comedy    Fantasy Comedy    Fantasy

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Akira 1988, 124 min.

Katsuhiro Ôtomo     Starring: Mitsuo IwataNozomu SasakiTesshô Genda

Action    Animation    Anime

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Beetlejuice 1988, 92 min.

Tim Burton     Starring: Geena DavisCatherine O'HaraAlec Baldwin

Black Comedy    Comedy    Fantasy

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Gandhi 1982, 188 min.

Richard Attenborough     Starring: Edward FoxJohn GielgudTrevor Howard

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Epic

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Raising Arizona 1987, 94 min.

Joel & Ethan Coen     Starring: Nicolas CageHolly HunterTrey Wilson

Comedy    Crime Comedy    Crime

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Field of Dreams 1989, 107 min.

Phil Alden Robinson     Starring: Kevin CostnerAmy MadiganBurt Lancaster

Americana    Drama    Fantasy

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