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Everything That Inspired Stranger Things

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People who added this item 6445 Average listal rating (4425 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.8
Mike hides Eleven at his house. Like she is E.T.
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People who added this item 3351 Average listal rating (2368 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.3
Aliens (1986)
Eleven even has Ripley hair in season 2.
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People who added this item 1250 Average listal rating (867 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.8
It (1990)
In season one the group of friends are called Losers from the bullies.
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People who added this item 1788 Average listal rating (1210 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7
Super 8 (2011)
Stranger Things is also a tribute to Spielberg, like this movie.
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People who added this item 2535 Average listal rating (1678 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.8
The Goonies (1985)
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People who added this item 4579 Average listal rating (3092 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 8
Jaws (1975)
The Mayor is season 3 has a big carnival on the 4th of July. When there’s monsters on the loose.
So you could compare him to the idiot in this movie.
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People who added this item 2794 Average listal rating (1805 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.5
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People who added this item 4649 Average listal rating (3282 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.4
Alien (1979)
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People who added this item 6365 Average listal rating (4406 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.4
The Shining (1980)
Joyce swinging an ax at her wall in season 1. Is compared to this movie.
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People who added this item 5349 Average listal rating (3635 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.8
Ghostbusters (1984)
The kids dress like Ghostbusters in season 2. Dustin keeps a baby Demogorgon in a toy containment unit.
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People who added this item 1963 Average listal rating (1256 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.3
Poltergeist (1982)
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People who added this item 7376 Average listal rating (5360 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8.5
Dustin leaves Steve and Robin watching it in season 3.
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People who added this item 1059 Average listal rating (657 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.8
People who added this item 1906 Average listal rating (1247 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 6.9
Mad Max (1979)
Max’s arcade nickname is Mad Max. She also drives Billy’s car pretty reckless in season 2.
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People who added this item 4006 Average listal rating (2639 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 8
The Exorcist (1973)
Will is possessed in season 2.
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People who added this item 1696 Average listal rating (1102 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.3
The Lost Boys (1987)
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People who added this item 469 Average listal rating (281 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 6.1
Firestarter (1984)
Eleven has powers.
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People who added this item 2693 Average listal rating (1730 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.4
Carrie (1976)
Eleven has similar powers.
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Nancy is constantly called Nancy Drew in season 3.
People who added this item 2619 Average listal rating (1700 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8.1
Stand by Me (1986)
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People who added this item 545 Average listal rating (300 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 6.9
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People who added this item 5321 Average listal rating (3710 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 8
Hopper’s arch enemy is season 3 is Terminator like. Carey Elwes even calls him the Terminator to be a wise ass.
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People who added this item 2472 Average listal rating (1703 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.1
The Thing (1982)
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People who added this item 1589 Average listal rating (1013 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 7.9
The possessed group in season 3 are like zombies. The season also takes place in a mall.
The kids even sneak in to see this movie at the beginning end the season.
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People who added this item 360 Average listal rating (282 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 7.4
Magnum, P.I. (1980)
Hopper’s shirt in season 3.
People who added this item 2355 Average listal rating (1516 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.4
Season 3 has a Neverending Story sing along scene.
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People who added this item 1960 Average listal rating (1257 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8
Akira (1988)
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People who added this item 2778 Average listal rating (1796 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 7.2
Bullies like Billy or Steve “in season 1” feel like they would fit right in this movie.
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People who added this item 2406 Average listal rating (1640 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.8
Halloween (1978)
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People who added this item 319 Average listal rating (233 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.9
Fletch (1985)
A lot of the Hopper and Joyce antics in season 3. Are compared to Fletch.
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People who added this item 705 Average listal rating (421 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.7
Season 3
People who added this item 436 Average listal rating (290 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.5
The Blob (1988)
The monster in season 3 becomes a blob. From human flesh.
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People who added this item 735 Average listal rating (480 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 6.8
Scanners (1981)
People who added this item 2054 Average listal rating (1385 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.5
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People who added this item 3077 Average listal rating (2036 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.3
Gremlins (1984)
Dustin gets a dangerous pet in season 2.
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People who added this item 999 Average listal rating (712 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.3
They Live (1988)
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People who added this item 207 Average listal rating (132 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 6.1
The Gate (1987)
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People who added this item 43 Average listal rating (25 ratings) 5.2 IMDB Rating 0
Einstein is a very smart dog who escapes a lab. He is followed by a monster who also escaped the lab.
The book is way better.
You could compare season 1 to this.
People who added this item 963 Average listal rating (656 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.7
Christine (1983)
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