The most iconic movies of the ’80s

The 1980s produced some of the greatest films of all time, with many ’80s classics still watched repeatedly to this day. It was the era of heartwarming family dramas, pioneering horror films and some of our favourite romantic comedies. 

’80s films are filled with nostalgia with retro fashion, iconic soundtracks that sum up the era and classic comedy moments enhancing these box office triumphs. Many of these much-loved ’80s films have influenced some of the best films of the ’90s, films of the ’00s, films of the 2010s and beyond. While these vintage films were originally viewed on VHS or at the local cinema, it’s easy to revisit this golden decade of film via streaming platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime with their huge back catalogues of old movies.