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List of 1980s Movies

Browse the full list of 1980s movies streaming online, including services like Netflix, Hulu, Prime Video, HBO and more. Sort by Rotten Tomatoes, IMDB rating, popularity and more to find something to watch!

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1. Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

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8.7/10
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95/100
Released: 1980Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Fantasy

What it's about: The epic saga continues as Luke Skywalker, in hopes of defeating the evil Galactic Empire, learns the ways of the Jedi from aging master Yoda. But Darth Vader is more determined than ever to capture Luke. Meanwhile, rebel leader Princess Leia, cocky Han Solo, Chewbacca, and droids C-3PO and R2-D2 are thrown into various stages of capture, betrayal and despair.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (TBS & TNT) & rent or buy from $19.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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2. Back to the Future

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8.5/10
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Released: 1985Rated: PG
Comedy, Fantasy

What it's about: Eighties teenager Marty McFly is accidentally sent back in time to 1955, inadvertently disrupting his parents' first meeting and attracting his mother's romantic interest. Marty must repair the damage to history by rekindling his parents' romance and - with the help of his eccentric inventor friend Doc Brown - return to 1985.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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3. Raiders of the Lost Ark

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Released: 1981Rated: PG
Action & Adventure

What it's about: When Dr. Indiana Jones – the tweed-suited professor who just happens to be a celebrated archaeologist – is hired by the government to locate the legendary Ark of the Covenant, he finds himself up against the entire Nazi regime.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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4. The Terminator

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8.0/10
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95/100
Released: 1984Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Science-Fiction

What it's about: In the post-apocalyptic future, reigning tyrannical supercomputers teleport a cyborg assassin known as the "Terminator" back to 1984 to kill Sarah Connor, whose unborn son is destined to lead insurgents against 21st century mechanical hegemony. Meanwhile, the human-resistance movement dispatches a lone warrior to safeguard Sarah. Can he stop the virtually indestructible killing machine?

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hulu) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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5. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

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8.2/10
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93/100
Released: 1989Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure

What it's about: When Dr. Henry Jones Sr. suddenly goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, eminent archaeologist Indiana must team up with Marcus Brody, Sallah and Elsa Schneider to follow in his father's footsteps and stop the Nazis from recovering the power of eternal life.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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6. The Shining

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8.4/10
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Released: 1980Rated: R
Horror, Cult

What it's about: Jack Torrance accepts a caretaker job at the Overlook Hotel, where he, along with his wife Wendy and their son Danny, must live isolated from the rest of the world for the winter. But they aren't prepared for the madness that lurks within.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 3 others).

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7. The Princess Bride

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Released: 1987Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Cult

What it's about: In this enchantingly cracked fairy tale, the beautiful Princess Buttercup and the dashing Westley must overcome staggering odds to find happiness amid six-fingered swordsmen, murderous princes, Sicilians and rodents of unusual size. But even death can't stop these true lovebirds from triumphing.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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8. Aliens

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8.4/10
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Released: 1986Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Horror

What it's about: When Ripley's lifepod is found by a salvage crew over 50 years later, she finds that terra-formers are on the very planet they found the alien species. When the company sends a family of colonists out to investigate her story—all contact is lost with the planet and colonists. They enlist Ripley and the colonial marines to return and search for answers.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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9. Star Wars: Return of the Jedi

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8.3/10
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91/100
Released: 1983Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Fantasy

What it's about: Luke Skywalker leads a mission to rescue his friend Han Solo from the clutches of Jabba the Hutt, while the Emperor seeks to destroy the Rebellion once and for all with a second dreaded Death Star.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (TBS & TNT) & rent or buy from $19.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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10. Rain Man

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Released: 1988Rated: R
Drama

What it's about: Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt's father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV, Vudu & IMDb TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Hulu & Tribeca Short List), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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11. Die Hard

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8.2/10
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Released: 1988Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: NYPD cop John McClane's plan to reconcile with his estranged wife is thrown for a serious loop when, minutes after he arrives at her office, the entire building is overtaken by a group of terrorists. With little help from the LAPD, wisecracking McClane sets out to single-handedly rescue the hostages and bring the bad guys down.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 4 others).

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12. Full Metal Jacket

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Released: 1987Rated: R
Drama

What it's about: A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the U.S.-Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Showtime), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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13. Grave of the Fireflies

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8.5/10
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Released: 1988Rated: PG
Animation, Anime

What it's about: In the final months of World War II, 14-year-old Seita and his sister Setsuko are orphaned when their mother is killed during an air raid in Kobe, Japan. After a falling out with their aunt, they move into an abandoned bomb shelter. With no surviving relatives and their emergency rations depleted, Seita and Setsuko struggle to survive.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Vudu).

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14. Platoon

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8.1/10
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90/100
Released: 1986Rated: R
Drama, Action & Adventure

What it's about: As a young and naive recruit in Vietnam, Chris Taylor faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu & CBS All Access), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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15. Once Upon a Time in America

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8.4/10
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90/100
Released: 1984Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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16. Scarface

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90/100
Released: 1983Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: After getting a green card in exchange for assassinating a Cuban government official, Tony Montana stakes a claim on the drug trade in Miami. Viciously murdering anyone who stands in his way, Tony eventually becomes the biggest drug lord in the state, controlling nearly all the cocaine that comes through Miami. But increased pressure from the police, wars with Colombian drug cartels and his own drug-fueled paranoia serve to fuel the flames of his eventual downfall.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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17. Raging Bull

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8.2/10
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90/100
Released: 1980Rated: R
Biography, Drama

What it's about: When Jake LaMotta steps into a boxing ring and obliterates his opponent, he's a prizefighter. But when he treats his family and friends the same way, he's a ticking time bomb, ready to go off at any moment. Though LaMotta wants his family's love, something always seems to come between them. Perhaps it's his violent bouts of paranoia and jealousy. This kind of rage helped make him a champ, but in real life, he winds up in the ring alone.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Tribeca Short List), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others). Coming soon to Netflix on October 30th, 2019 (PDT).

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18. The Thing

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Released: 1982Rated: R
Horror, Cult

What it's about: Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people it kills.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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19. Stand by Me

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8.1/10
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90/100
Released: 1986Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Sundance Now), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Sundance) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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20. Airplane!

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Released: 1980Rated: PG
Comedy

What it's about: Alcoholic pilot, Ted Striker has developed a fear of flying due to wartime trauma, but nevertheless boards a passenger jet in an attempt to woo back his stewardess girlfriend. Food poisoning decimates the passengers and crew, leaving it up to Striker to land the plane with the help of a glue-sniffing air traffic controller and Striker's vengeful former Air Force captain, who must both talk him down.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Showtime), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime & Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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21. Blade Runner

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8.1/10
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90/100
Released: 1982Rated: R
Science-Fiction, Cult

What it's about: In the smog-choked dystopian Los Angeles of 2019, blade runner Rick Deckard is called out of retirement to terminate a quartet of replicants who have escaped to Earth seeking their creator for a way to extend their short life spans.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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22. Amadeus

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8.3/10
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89/100
Released: 1984Rated: R
Biography, Drama

What it's about: The incredible story of genius musician Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, told in flashback by his peer and secret rival, Antonio Salieri—now confined to an insane asylum.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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23. Ghostbusters

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7.8/10
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88/100
Released: 1984Rated: PG
Comedy, Fantasy

What it's about: After losing their academic posts at a prestigious university, a team of parapsychologists goes into business as proton-pack-toting "ghostbusters" who exterminate ghouls, hobgoblins and supernatural pests of all stripes. An ad campaign pays off when a knockout cellist hires the squad to purge her swanky digs of demons that appear to be living in her refrigerator.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a TV everywhere service (Freeform) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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24. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

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7.6/10
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88/100
Released: 1984Rated: PG
Action & Adventure

What it's about: After arriving in India, Indiana Jones is asked by a desperate village to find a mystical stone. He agrees – and stumbles upon a secret cult plotting a terrible plan in the catacombs of an ancient palace.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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25. Evil Dead II

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7.8/10
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88/100
Released: 1987Rated: R
Comedy, Cult

What it's about: Ash Williams and his girlfriend Linda find a log cabin in the woods with a voice recording from an archeologist who had recorded himself reciting ancient chants from "The Book of the Dead." As they play the recording an evil power is unleashed taking over Linda's body.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Showtime & Hulu), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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26. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

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7.8/10
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88/100
Released: 1982Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Children

What it's about: After a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, the being is discovered and befriended by a young boy named Elliott. Bringing the extraterrestrial into his suburban California house, Elliott introduces E.T., as the alien is dubbed, to his brother and his little sister, Gertie, and the children decide to keep its existence a secret. Soon, however, E.T. falls ill, resulting in government intervention and a dire situation for both Elliott and the alien.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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27. Cinema Paradiso

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8.5/10
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88/100
Released: 1988Rated: PG
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: A filmmaker recalls his childhood, when he fell in love with the movies at his village's theater and formed a deep friendship with the theater's projectionist.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Cinemax), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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28. Dead Poets Society

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8.1/10
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87/100
Released: 1989Rated: PG
Drama, Comedy

What it's about: At an elite, old-fashioned boarding school in New England, a passionate English teacher inspires his students to rebel against convention and seize the potential of every day, courting the disdain of the stern headmaster.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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29. The Evil Dead

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7.5/10
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87/100
Released: 1981Rated: R
Horror, Cult

What it's about: When a group of college students finds a mysterious book and recording in the old wilderness cabin they've rented for the weekend, they unwittingly unleash a demonic force from the surrounding forest.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Showtime & Hulu), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 3 others).

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30. The Goonies

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7.8/10
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87/100
Released: 1985Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: A young teenager named Mikey Walsh finds an old treasure map in his father's attic. Hoping to save their homes from demolition, Mikey and his friends Data Wang, Chunk Cohen, and Mouth Devereaux run off on a big quest to find the secret stash of Pirate One-Eyed Willie.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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31. The Breakfast Club

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7.9/10
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Released: 1985Rated: R
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Five disparate high school students meet in Saturday detention, and discover they have a lot more in common than they thought.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.49 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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32. Blue Velvet

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7.8/10
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87/100
Released: 1986Rated: R
Drama, Thriller

What it's about: 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 criminals who have kidnapped her child.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV & Vudu), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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33. RoboCop

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7.5/10
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Released: 1987Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Science-Fiction

What it's about: In a violent, near-apocalyptic Detroit, evil corporation Omni Consumer Products wins a contract from the city government to privatize the police force. To test their crime-eradicating cyborgs, the company leads street cop Alex Murphy into an armed confrontation with crime lord Boddicker so they can use his body to support their untested RoboCop prototype. But when RoboCop learns of the company's nefarious plans, he turns on his masters.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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34. Brazil

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Released: 1985Rated: R
Comedy, Cult

What it's about: Low-level bureaucrat Sam Lowry escapes the monotony of his day-to-day life through a recurring daydream of himself as a virtuous hero saving a beautiful damsel. Investigating a case that led to the wrongful arrest and eventual death of an innocent man instead of wanted terrorist Harry Tuttle, he meets the woman from his daydream, and in trying to help her gets caught in a web of mistaken identities, mindless bureaucracy and lies.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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35. Beetlejuice

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Released: 1988Rated: PG
Comedy, Fantasy

What it's about: Thanks to an untimely demise via drowning, a young couple end up as poltergeists in their New England farmhouse, where they fail to meet the challenge of scaring away the insufferable new owners, who want to make drastic changes. In desperation, the undead newlyweds turn to an expert frightmeister, but he's got a diabolical agenda of his own.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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36. Lethal Weapon

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Released: 1987Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: Veteran buttoned-down LAPD detective Roger Murtaugh is partnered with unhinged cop Martin Riggs, who -- distraught after his wife's death -- has a death wish and takes unnecessary risks with criminals at every turn. The odd couple embark on their first homicide investigation as partners, involving a young woman known to Murtaugh with ties to a drug and prostitution ring.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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37. First Blood

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Released: 1982Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: When former Green Beret John Rambo is harassed by local law enforcement and arrested for vagrancy, the Vietnam vet snaps, runs for the hills and rat-a-tat-tats his way into the action-movie hall of fame. Hounded by a relentless sheriff, Rambo employs heavy-handed guerilla tactics to shake the cops off his tail.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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38. Das Boot

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86/100
Released: 1981Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: A German submarine hunts allied ships during the Second World War, but it soon becomes the hunted. The crew tries to survive below the surface, while stretching both the boat and themselves to their limits.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Vudu).

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39. Ferris Bueller's Day Off

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7.8/10
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Released: 1986Rated: PG-13
Comedy

What it's about: A high school slacker pretends to be sick to skip school and have an exciting day off alongside his girlfriend and his best buddy through Chicago, while trying to outwit his obsessive school principal and his unconformited sister along the way.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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40. Back to the Future Part II

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7.8/10
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86/100
Released: 1989Rated: PG
Comedy, Fantasy

What it's about: Marty and Doc are at it again in this wacky sequel to the 1985 blockbuster as the time-traveling duo head to 2015 to nip some McFly family woes in the bud. But things go awry thanks to bully Biff Tannen and a pesky sports almanac. In a last-ditch attempt to set things straight, Marty finds himself bound for 1955 and face to face with his teenage parents -- again.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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41. Glory

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85/100
Released: 1989Rated: R
Drama, History

What it's about: Robert Gould Shaw leads the US Civil War's first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices of both his own Union army and the Confederates.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Sony Crackle) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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42. The Blues Brothers

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Released: 1980Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: Jake Blues is just out of jail, and teams up with his brother, Elwood on a 'mission from God' to raise funds for the orphanage in which they grew up. The only thing they can do is do what they do best: play music. So they get their old band together, and set out on their way—while getting in a bit of trouble here and there.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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43. When Harry Met Sally...

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7.6/10
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85/100
Released: 1989Rated: R
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: During their travel from Chicago to New York, Harry and Sally debate whether or not sex ruins a friendship between a man and a woman. Eleven years later, and they're still no closer to finding the answer.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Showtime), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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44. The Elephant Man

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8.1/10
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85/100
Released: 1980Rated: PG
Biography, Drama

What it's about: A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man being mistreated by his "owner" as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous façade, there is revealed a person of great intelligence and sensitivity. Based on the true story of Joseph Merrick (called John Merrick in the film), a severely deformed man in 19th century London.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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45. Mad Max 2

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7.6/10
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85/100
Released: 1981Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Cult

What it's about: Max Rockatansky returns as the heroic loner who drives the dusty roads of a postapocalyptic Australian Outback in an unending search for gasoline. Arrayed against him and the other scraggly defendants of a fuel-depot encampment are the bizarre warriors commanded by the charismatic Lord Humungus, a violent leader whose scruples are as barren as the surrounding landscape.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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46. Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

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7.7/10
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85/100
Released: 1982Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Science-Fiction

What it's about: Admiral James T. Kirk is feeling old; the prospect of accompanying his old ship the Enterprise on a two week cadet cruise is not making him feel any younger. But the training cruise becomes a life or death struggle when Khan escapes from years of exile and captures the power of creation itself.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu & CBS All Access), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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47. A Nightmare on Elm Street

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7.5/10
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85/100
Released: 1984Rated: R
Horror

What it's about: Teenagers in a small town are dropping like flies, apparently in the grip of mass hysteria causing their suicides. A cop's daughter, Nancy Thompson, traces the cause to child molester Fred Krueger, who was burned alive by angry parents many years before. Krueger has now come back in the dreams of his killers' children, claiming their lives as his revenge. Nancy and her boyfriend, Glen, must devise a plan to lure the monster out of the realm of nightmares and into the real world...

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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48. The Untouchables

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7.9/10
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85/100
Released: 1987Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Young Treasury Agent Elliot Ness arrives in Chicago and is determined to take down Al Capone, but it's not going to be easy because Capone has the police in his pocket. Ness meets Jimmy Malone, a veteran patrolman and probably the most honorable one on the force. He asks Malone to help him get Capone, but Malone warns him that if he goes after Capone, he is going to war.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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49. Gremlins

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7.3/10
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85/100
Released: 1984Rated: PG
Comedy, Horror

What it's about: When Billy Peltzer is given a strange but adorable pet named Gizmo for Christmas, he inadvertently breaks the three important rules of caring for a Mogwai, and unleashes a horde of mischievous gremlins on a small town.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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50. The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

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7.6/10