10 Essential Movies of 1980s

We brought on this list the most influential films of the 1980s. One of the most emblematic decades of the twentieth century, the 1980s were also fabulous for the seventh art, with thousands of incredible works of the most diverse genres. And, aiming at this diversity, we seek to include films of various genres, all with stories unrecoverable and that enchant us. Let’s go to the list!


10º – Videodrome (David Cronenberg, 1983)A producer of a small television channel acquires a new attraction that promises to capture a lot of audience. However, this new attraction turns out to be more grim than it seemed, putting man’s sanity at risk. ‘Videodrome’ presents an engaging atmosphere, completely absorbing the viewer’s attention to the events of the story.


9º – The Vanishing (George Sluizer, 1988)After his girlfriend disappears inexplicably from a gas station, a man finds himself completely obsessed with finding out what had happened to his partner. A sad and life-driven suspense to frighten the viewer, ‘The Vanishing’ is a terrifying work about the strangest human motivations and the impossibility we have of overcoming certain facts in our history.


8º – Blade Runner (Ridley Scott, 1982)Raising a futuristic plot permeated by nuances, ‘Blade Runner’ brings the search for a government official to exterminate robots (called replicants) that have broken the paradigm of their primary functions. Directed by the great Ridley Scott, the film presents an alternative construction of an irresistible world, valuing the exhibition of gloomy scenes, also counting on safe performances of his cast.

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