A period of movies and television ranging from the year 1980 to 1989. To be used on ID-questions or questions pertaining to the 80s in general, not for questions on individual movies or TV-shows.

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Brother and sister find a fantasy world and try to help save it

I am looking for a movie from the 70s or 80s about two children that are brother and sister that find a fantasy world and try and help save it with the help of this creature. They need a wizard's help ...
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Animation where people are divided over numbers or letters

I'm looking for a particular movie which was about numbers vs letters where the supporting characters are either for letters or numbers and the boy hero in the movie learns to use both to defeat the ...
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Color 80s/90s horror, maybe Hellraiser, labirynth, hell

I'm really not sure and don't want to try each part of Hellraiser to find it, but maybe someone would tell me what movies was that: There was huge labirynth which had to be traversed to go to some ...
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80's Cartoon movie set in space with mining lasers as weapons

The main character was a young guy, a miner. The bad guy that ran the mining asteroid looks kinda like Darth Vader and he steals the main character's girlfriend, so the hero embarks on a mission to ...
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80's rape/revenge flick

It's an 80's movie that I saw a long time ago on VHS. The main character is a dark haired woman who works as a TV anchor. She is kidnapped in the parking lot by a group of thugs in a van and taken ...
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Horror / thriller in early 80s about the rampaging pilot of an experimental soviet submarine

Can anyone identify this TV series? I remember it was broadcast sometime in the early to mid 80s in the UK but I can't recall which channel. It was set on a sparsely populated remote island or ...
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Boy seeks revenge after his parents are murdered [closed]

Movie I am thinking of came out in the 1980s, and was on HBO when I saw it in 86 or 87; takes place during some sort of war in the present-day or near future US, one that features rival gangs or ...
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old anime/mecha movie 80's/90's? [closed]

I was wondering if someone could help me? Im looking for an old anime that i watched as a kid. It was a movie on our local tv so I can point you in that direction. But all I can remember is that the ...
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80s “TV Movie” set in WWII South East England where children are played by adult actors

I am looking for a movie which was made and based in South East England. It is set in Second World War and is about a bunch of kids (all played by adult actors common to TV at the time) messing ...
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Lucky people in high stakes bets and a Russian roulette finale

The hero of the movie somehow gets into a group of very lucky people. They become very rich because they are very lucky in completing crazy bets like, for example, crossing a highway full of cars with ...
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80s horror movie about a video rental store

I vaguely remember a horror movie where the plot involved a video rental store where people would rent horror movies only to find out that the movies were real events that were videotaped or something ...
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80's magic/evil/walkman movie

I watched a bit of a movie when I was a kid in the 80s and I couldn't see more about it. It's a doubt that has followed me for my whole life, so I'm asking you people for help. All I remember is that ...
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Soldier returning unexpectedly from war [closed]

I'm trying to find a (tv?) movie from the late 70s or early 80s. As I recall it, a woman and her young son are not expecting their husband/father to return from the (Vietnam?) war as he has been ...
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213 views

What movie had the quote, “It's not that I Hate my father, I just feel better when he's not around”?

I am trying to remember/find the movie that had the quote that went something like this: It's not that I hate my father, it's just that I feel better when he's not around. I must have the quote ...
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Movie with 3 siblings in foster care. Eldest seeks out younger siblings.

I need to know the name of a TV movie from the late 70s to early 80s about 3 siblings separated and put in foster care. When grown, the oldest sets out to find siblings, the youngest always wore a ...
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Farming family goes to a combine harvester demolition derby

A movie shot in a country farm setting. Probably Texas or something similar. Farming family goes to a combine harvester demolition derby. I can't remember much more. I watched it in late 80's early ...
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Pink haired woman dressed as an alien teaches you about outer space

I am trying to remember the name of a old VHS I had from late 80s early 90s. It was a educational show that had this women dressed as a alien with crazy red/pink hair and goggles for eyes. She would ...
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Name of cult horror movie from the 80s about a heavy metal fanatic

I ve seen some years ago just the beginning of a horror movie, as i remember from the description of the back of the movie and the remnants in my memore, there are the following characteristics about ...
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Please identify this (Almodovar?) movie

I remember 2 scenes from a movie that I think was made by Pedro Almodovar, probably in the 90s. In one scene, a pregnant woman complains to a friend about pain in her nipples (while they sit in a ...
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Two students and their zombie teacher [closed]

Help identify a short episode of an 80's TV show. It's about two students, and their big teacher who comes back from the dead and carries his head. The teacher looks big, like Frankenstein's monster. ...
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find an old movie

I am looking for an old movie but I don't remember exact details of it. A family had to move so the father and his boy went to find a new spot to build a house, they found a house in the woods and the ...
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I'm looking for a movie name probably action movie

This was a movie or series that I saw back in the late 80s/early 90s. 1st part I remember a guy climbing a tower / skyscraper on the outside with a tool that sticks to glass. 2nd part I remember that ...
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Horror movie late 70's or early 80's

I'm looking for a horror movie from the late 70s or early 80s. It was about a white blue eyed boy buried inside a house/castle, with a gold chain around his neck. He was killed by (probably) his own ...
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Medieval boy taken into slavery grows up strong enough to row the boat

It's from either the 80s or 90s. It's set in medieval times, about a boy taken into slavery and he works on a boat. Then as an adult he can row the boat on his own because of his strength.
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Romantic Comedy about a platonic relationship gone wrong from the 90s or late 80s

I can't remember the name of that movie. Story goes something like this: The two protagonists (female & male) both over 30, maybe 40, engage in a platonic relationship which, as the movie ...
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Two frightened kids in a cabin in the snowy woods

I can't remember much, but this movie, possibly TV movie terrified me. All I can picture is two kids in a cabin in the woods (I think a boy and a girl, but could be two girls). I think these kids ...
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Suggest movies similar to: Magnolia / Mr. Nobody / Ghost Dog / Gattaca [closed]

I listed 10 of my favorite movies and I'm looking for similar movies. I already tried online tools, but they are all based on a tagging system that doesn't make sense! I think only a human can ...