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Best Film Direction - 1980s

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#1

"Raging Bull" (1980)

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"The Color of Money" (1986)

#15

"The King of Comedy" (1983)

#26

"The Last Temptation of Christ" (1988)
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"The Shining" (1980)

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"Full Metal Jacket" (1987)
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"E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial" (1982)

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"Raiders of the Lost Ark" (1981)

#28

"Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" (1984)

#42

"Empire of the Sun" (1987)
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"Scarface" (1983)

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"The Untouchables" (1987)
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"Who Framed Roger Rabbit?" (1988)

#22

"Back to the Future" (1985)

#31

"Back to the Future Part II" (1989)
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Average listal rating (403 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 0

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"Wall Street" (1987)

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"Platoon" (1986)

#32

"Born on the Fourth of July" (1989)

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"Talk Radio" (1988)
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"The Empire Strikes Back" (1980)
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Average listal rating (235 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 0

#11

"The Verdict" (1982)

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"Deathtrap" (1982)
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Average listal rating (412 ratings) 8.9 IMDB Rating 0

#12

"Once Upon a Time in America" (1984)
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Average listal rating (331 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 0

#13

"This is Spinal Tap" (1984)

#54

"The Princess Bride" (1987)

#61

"When Harry Met Sally" (1989)

#73

"Stand By Me" (1986)
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Average listal rating (681 ratings) 8.6 IMDB Rating 0

#14

"Blue Velvet" (1986)

#40

"The Elephant Man" (1980)
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"The Terminator" (1984)

#20

"Aliens" (1986)

#38

"The Abyss" (1989)
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"Brazil" (1985)

#52

"Time Bandits" (1981)

#67

"Monty Python's The Meaning of Life" (1983)
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"Ordinary People" (1980)
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#21

"Kagemusha" (1980)

#51

"Ran" (1985)
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#23

"Rain Man" (1988)

#66

"The Natural" (1984)

#79

"Good Morning, Vietnam" (1987)
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#25

"Blade Runner" (1982)
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"Amadeus" (1984)
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"Gandhi" (1982)
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Average listal rating (247 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 0

#33

"The Breakfast Club" (1985)

#47

"Planes, Trains, and Automobiles" (1987)

#65

"Ferris Bueller's Day Off" (1986)
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"Return of the Jedi" (1983)
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"The Last Emperor" (1987)
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#36

"Big" (1988)
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#37

"Absence of Malice" (1981)

#49

"Tootsie" (1982)

#60

"Out of Africa" (1985)
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#39

"An Officer and a Gentleman" (1982)
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Average listal rating (206 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 0

#41

"Vacation" (1983)

#57

"Caddyshack" (1980)
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Average listal rating (551 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 0

#43

"Raising Arizona" (1987)
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#45

"Frantic" (1988)

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"Tess" (1980)
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#46

"Das Boot" (1981)
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Average listal rating (1586 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 0

#48

"Batman" (1989)

#85

"Pee-Wee's Big Adventure" (1985)
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Average listal rating (191 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 0

#50

"Witness" (1985)

#62

"Dead Poets Society" (1989)

#68

"The Year of Living Dangerously" (1983)

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#53

"Scanners" (1981)

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"Videodrome" (1983)
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"Sex, Lies and Videotape" (1989)
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#56

"Die Hard" (1988)
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Average listal rating (234 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 0

#58

"Ghostbusters" (1984)

#77

"Stripes" (1981)
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"Dangerous Liasons" (1988)
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Average listal rating (149 ratings) 8.5 IMDB Rating 0

#63

"A Passage to India" (1984)
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#64

"Fast Times at Ridgemont High" (1982)
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Average listal rating (943 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 0

#69

"The Purple Rose of Cairo" (1985)

#82

"Hannah and Her Sisters" (1986)

#90

"Crimes and Misdemeanors" (1989)
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Average listal rating (203 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 0

#70

"Prizzi's Honor" (1985)
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#71

"Escape From New York" (1981)

#88

"The Thing" (1982)
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#72

"The Cotton Club" (1984)
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Average listal rating (641 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 0

#76

"Splash" (1984)
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Average listal rating (318 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 0

#78

"Spaceballs" (1987)
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#80

"Reds" (1981)
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#81

"Lethal Weapon" (1987)
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Average listal rating (29 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 0

#83

"All That Jazz" (1980)
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"Lost in America" (1985)
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"Year of the Dragon" (1985)
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Average listal rating (381 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 0

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"A Nightmare on Elm Street" (1984)
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50 Directors Boast 90 of My Favorite Directing Efforts from the Affluenza-Struck 80s!




Directing continues to get more wild and creative in the 80s. Manic directors like Lynch and Polanski continue their talents, newcomers like Cameron and Stone light up the industry, and veterans like Lean and Kurosawa cease their careers nobly.

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