Back in the 1980s, when I was just a little kid, some of the movies released were fabulous. Granted, I didn't get to see most of them for at least six or seven years after they were released but that didn't seem to lessen the brilliance of them. 80s movies seem to have a timelessness to them. Even after so many years, you can still sit down to watch them and enjoy them the way you did when they were first released. Movies such as E.T have gone on to be classics for kids who weren't even thought of in the 80s. I wonder how many of today's films will stand the test of time so well.
The 1980’s was a time of great movies. Although the movies back then weren’t filled with stunning animation and 3D effects, the simplicity of them was a part of what made them so endearing. Actors such as Tom Cruise, Patrick Swayze and Drew Barrymore were just beginning their rise to superstardom and the "Brat Pack" were in their prime. ....Read more about Best Movies of the 80s