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Fantastic Films of the '80s

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Directed by: John Woo



A reforming ex-gangster tries to reconcile with his estranged policeman brother, but the ties to his former gang are difficult to break.
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People who added this item 17 Average listal rating (9 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 7
Directed by: Jacques Demy



Set against the backdrop of an increasingly violent strike, a worker falls in love with the middle-class daughter of his landlady.
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People who added this item 20 Average listal rating (10 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 7.9
Directed by: Hou Hsiao-hsien



A coming-of-age story about a young brother and sister whom spend a pivotal summer in the country with their grandparents.
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People who added this item 1908 Average listal rating (1181 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8.1
Directed by: Katsuhiro Otomo



A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psychic psychopath that only two teenagers and a group of psychics can stop.
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People who added this item 515 Average listal rating (322 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.4
Directed by: Brian De Palma



A movie sound recordist accidentally records the evidence that proves that a car accident was actually murder and consequently finds himself in danger.
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People who added this item 2281 Average listal rating (1347 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 7.8
Directed by: David Lynch



The discovery of a severed human ear found in a field leads a young man on an investigation related to a beautiful, mysterious nightclub singer and a group of psychopathic criminals who have kidnapped her child.
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Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki



A young boy and a girl with a magic crystal must race against pirates and foreign agents in a search for a legendary floating castle.
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People who added this item 664 Average listal rating (301 ratings) 8.5 IMDB Rating 8.2
Directed by: Elem Kilmov



After finding an old rifle, a young boy joins the Soviet resistance movement against ruthless German forces and experiences the horrors of World War II.
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Directed by: George Romero



A mysterious virus that turns people into the walking dead has infected a town, and only a few survivors immune to the disease must find a way to escape.
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People who added this item 240 Average listal rating (113 ratings) 8.8 IMDB Rating 8.5
Directed by: Krzysztof Kieslowski



Ten-year-old Pawel and his father Krzysztof run their lives on their beloved home computer, while Pawel's aunt worries that his spiritual education is being neglected. But Pawel is too busy enjoying life, not least thanks to his father's Christmas present of a pair of ice skates, because the computer has calculated that the frozen lake is safe to skate across...
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Directed by: Spike Lee



On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence.
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Directed by: Eric Rohmer



Two young girls meet, Reinette from the countryside and Mirabelle from Paris, and decide to take a flat together in Paris where they attend University. Four successive stories about their daily lives illustrate the very different views, characters and relation to the world of these two friends.
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People who added this item 5306 Average listal rating (3503 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.8
Directed by: Ivan Reitman



Three former parapsychology professors set up shop as a unique ghost removal service.
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Directed by: Isao Takahata



A cellist in a small orchestra receives help from animals to help him practice his music.
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Directed by: Isao Takahata



A young boy and his little sister struggle to survive in Japan during World War II.
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People who added this item 145 Average listal rating (70 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 7.8
Directed by: Eric Rohmer



A lonely Parisian woman comes to terms with her isolation and anxieties during a long summer vacation.
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Directed by: Woody Allen



Between two Thanksgivings two years apart, Hannah's husband falls in love with her sister Lee, while her hypochondriac ex-husband rekindles his relationship with her sister Holly.
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People who added this item 1364 Average listal rating (885 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7
Directed by: Clive Barker



An unfaithful wife encounters the zombie of her dead lover, who's being chased by demons after he escaped from their sado-masochistic Hell.
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Directed by: John McNaughton



Henry, a drifter, commits a series of brutal murders, supposedly operating with impunity.
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People who added this item 450 Average listal rating (266 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.7
Directed by: Tony Scott



A love triangle develops between a beautiful yet dangerous vampire, her cellist companion, and a gerontologist.
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People who added this item 8 Average listal rating (3 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.2
In Our Time (1982)
Directed by: Edward Yang, I-Chen Ko, Te-chen Tao, Yi Chang



Four short films from four different directors, spanning from the 1950s to the 1980s.
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Directed by: Theodoros Angelopoulos



Two children journey the long road to Germany to find the man they believe to be their father.
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People who added this item 1732 Average listal rating (1110 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.6
Directed by: Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones



The comedy team takes a look at life in all its stages in their own uniquely silly way.
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Directed by: Eric Rohmer



Middle-class Parisian suburbs: Blanche and Lea, office worker and student, meet and become friends. Lea is going out with Fabien, but is thinking of leaving him. Blanche falls for Lea’s handsome and witty friend Alexandre, but is tongue-tied whenever she meets him. Lea goes on holiday and Blanche, still smitten with the dashing Alexandre, begins to get to get know Fabien. A classic Rohmer moral tale.
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People who added this item 242 Average listal rating (146 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.3
Directed by: Nagisa Oshima



During WWII, a British colonel tries to bridge the cultural divides between a British POW and the Japanese camp commander in order to avoid bloodshed.
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People who added this item 359 Average listal rating (161 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.1
Directed by: Andrei Tarkovsky



A Russian poet and his interpreter travel to Italy to research the life of an 18th-century composer.
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Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola



The rivalry between two gangs, the poor Greasers and the rich Socs, only heats up when one gang member kills a member of the other.
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Directed by: Wim Wenders



Travis Henderson, an aimless drifter who has been missing for four years, wanders out of the desert and must reconnect with society, himself, his life, and his family.
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People who added this item 358 Average listal rating (227 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.6
Directed by: Chi-Hwa Chen, Jackie Chan



A virtuous Hong Kong police officer must clear his good name when the drug lords he is after frame him for the murder of a dirty cop.
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People who added this item 93 Average listal rating (51 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7
Directed by: John Waters



A suburban housewife's world falls apart when she finds that her pornographer husband is serially unfaithful to her, her daughter is pregnant, and her son is suspected of being the foot-fetishist who's been breaking local women's feet.
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Directed by: Andrzej Zulawski



A woman starts exhibiting increasingly disturbing behavior after asking her husband for a divorce. Suspicions of infidelity soon give way to something much more sinister.
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Directed by: Woody Allen



In New Jersey in 1935, a movie character walks off the screen and into the real world.
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People who added this item 1016 Average listal rating (522 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.2
Directed by: Akira Kurosawa



In Medieval Japan, an elderly warlord retires, handing over his empire to his three sons. However, he vastly underestimates how the new-found power will corrupt them and cause them to turn on each other...and him.
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People who added this item 2613 Average listal rating (1728 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.5
Directed by: Paul Verhoeven



In a dystopic and crime-ridden Detroit, a terminally wounded cop returns to the force as a powerful cyborg haunted by submerged memories.
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People who added this item 1342 Average listal rating (918 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.8
Directed by: Sylvester Stallone



After iron man Drago, a highly intimidating 6-foot-5, 261-pound Soviet athlete, kills Apollo Creed in an exhibition match, Rocky comes to the heart of Russia for 15 pile-driving boxing rounds of revenge.
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People who added this item 508 Average listal rating (296 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.2
Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola



Rusty James, an absent-minded street thug struggles to live up to his legendary older brother's reputation, and longs for the days when gang warfare was going on.
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People who added this item 238 Average listal rating (111 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8.1
Sans Soleil (1983)
Directed by: Chris Marker



A woman narrates the contemplative writings of a seasoned world traveler, focusing on contemporary Japan.
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People who added this item 462 Average listal rating (217 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.7
Directed by: Alejandro Jodorowsky



A former circus artist escapes from a mental hospital to rejoin his armless mother - the leader of a strange religious cult - and is forced to enact brutal murders in her name as he becomes "her arms".
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People who added this item 64 Average listal rating (36 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 5.8
Directed by: Spike Lee



A not so popular young man wants to pledge to a popular fraternity at his historically black college.
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People who added this item 383 Average listal rating (180 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 7.8
Directed by: Michael Haneke



A European family who plan on escaping to Australia, seem caught up in their daily routine, only troubled by minor incidents. However, behind their apparent calm and repetitive existence, they are actually planning something sinister.
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People who added this item 134 Average listal rating (64 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.6
Directed by: Spike Lee



Story of a woman and her three lovers.
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People who added this item 6276 Average listal rating (4120 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.4
Directed by: Stanley Kubrick



A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future.
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People who added this item 223 Average listal rating (64 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 8.4
Directed by: Claude Lanzmann



Claude Lanzmann's epic documentary recounts the story of the Holocaust through interviews with witnesses - perpetrators as well as survivors.
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People who added this item 76 Average listal rating (37 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8
South (1983)
Directed by: Victor Erice



A woman reflects on her childhood relationship with her father, attempting to understand the depths of his despair and the truth of his myths.
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Directed by: Shôji Kawamori, Noboru Ishiguro



It is A.D. 2009 and the human race is caught in a war between giant humanoids, male Zentrans and female Meltrans. Returning from the edge of our solar system after making a space fold, the SDF-1 Macross makes the long journey back to Earth with survivors of South Ataria Island.
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People who added this item 30 Average listal rating (15 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 7.7
Directed by: Edward Yang



Lung, a former member of the national Little League team and now operator of an old-style fabric business, is never able to shake a longing for his past glory. One day, he runs into a former teammate who is now a struggling cab driver. The two talk about old times and they are struck by a sense of loss. Lung is living with his old childhood sweetheart Ah-chin, a westernized professional woman who grew up in a traditional family. Although they live together, Ah-chin is always weary of Lung’s past liason with another girl. After an argument, Ah-chin tries to find solace by hanging out with her sister’s friends, a group of westernized, hedonistic youths.
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People who added this item 191 Average listal rating (99 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.9
Directed by: Juzo Itami



A truck driver stops at a small family-run noodle shop and decides to help its fledgling business. The story is intertwined with various vignettes about the relationship of love and food.
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Directed by: James Cameron



A robotic assassin from a post-apocalyptic future travels back in time to eliminate a waitress, whose son will grow up and lead humanity in a war against machines.
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Directed by: Edward Yang



A metaphysical mystery about the lives of three couples in Taipei that continually intersect over a span of several weeks.
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Directed by: Shinya Tsukamoto



A businessman accidentally kills The Metal Fetishist, who gets his revenge by slowly turning the man into a grotesque hybrid of flesh and rusty metal.
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