The Best Movies of the 1980s

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41

Platoon 1986, 120 min.

Oliver Stone     Starring: Charlie SheenTom BerengerWillem Dafoe

Action    Anti-War Film    Combat Films

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Castle in the Sky 1986, 124 min.

Hayao Miyazaki     Starring: Keiko YokozawaMayumi TanakaKotoe Hatsui

Adventure    Animation    Anime

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50

Blood Simple 1984, 99 min.

Joel & Ethan Coen     Starring: John GetzFrances McDormandDan Hedaya

Crime Thriller    Crime    Post-Noir

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Beetlejuice 1988, 92 min.

Tim Burton     Starring: Geena DavisCatherine O'HaraAlec Baldwin

Black Comedy    Comedy    Fantasy

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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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Big 1988, 104 min.

Penny Marshall     Starring: Robert LoggiaElizabeth PerkinsJared Rushton

Comedy    Fantasy Comedy    Fantasy

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