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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Comedy movie where protagonist is late to a special event, and is having a lot of travel trouble

Comedy movie from the 80s or 90s. The protagonist is on a time-pressured journey to a special event (wedding?), and is having a lot of travel trouble. After missing a key transport, an old man in a ...
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What's this movie where a girl turns into an old hag after having sex?

Sadly, all I remember is one scene: There's a guy in a room inside an old mansion. He meets a young beauty and has sex with her. When he wakes up there's a mummy/old hag lying beside him. I think ...
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Unknown 80s movie with closet-portal & goat-legged man

I am trying to figure out this movie I watched when I was a kid and I'm pretty sure it is from the 80s, kind of spooked me. All I can remember is they go the closet and open the hangers of clothes and ...
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Guy uses bike to recharge, and a guy who remains frozen most of the time

The two things I can remember is a guy with a bike who uses electricity to charge himself and a guy who has to remain frozen most of the time. Does anyone know which movie this is?
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Learning to surf by progressing through a series of increasingly 'cool' surfboards

I believe this was an 80s movie....all I can recall is that the main character was learning to surf by progressing through a series of increasingly 'cool' surfboards. He was being trained my a 'Mr. ...
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70s movie where fatally ill wife is frozen to be thawed when her illness is cured

There was a movie (around 70s or early 80s I think) where someone's wife was fatally ill. She will be frozen to be kept alive, until a cure is available. Much later, a cure will be found, and she ...
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College girl assualted, summons demon to exact revenge

I am looking for a movie that's about a blonde college girl that summons a demon of some sort to kill a group of guys that attacked and raped her. At the beginning of the movie she is walking back ...
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80's or early 90's futuristic/apocalyptic movie where girl doesn't know she is an android

I think it must be an 80's or early 90's film. I saw it on TV once or twice but never caught the name. All I remember is: It's set in a futuristic post apocalyptic setting. There's a girl about 20ish ...
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Trapped in cave filled with water, with snakes and crocodile

From memory, I think it was an adventure movie in the 80's. It was in English. As I remember watching it the first time while growing up. The only scene I can remember was when both the actor and ...
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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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1980-90 Cartoon with rainbows and bears in the ending that had a very beautiful catchy song?

It's not Care Bears but it's from around that time up to the 90's. The ending had an animation of the land, with bears, magic flying carpets, rainbow waterfalls or something along those lines, ...
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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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What was the movie with the invisible creature with a tail and footprints?

Made in the same era as E.T. A small boy had a sometimes-invisible muppet creature friend. It had a tail, stood about 2 or 3 feet tall, was hairy, left footprints, tickled the kid around his family.. ...
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80s horror movie identification

It seemed to be a friday the 13th knock off, a bunch of kids at a summer camp suffering accidents and being killed off one by one. I never saw the end but i remember a scene where a bathroom stall was ...
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1980s B movie about an American girl and a Scottish guy

When I was living in Ukraine in 1994, I saw a movie dubbed into Russian, in the theatre. I think it was either a reeaally B movie, or it was made for tv. It's the story of an American woman who visits ...
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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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Identify succubus type movie

This has been driving me nuts for years. I can. not. figure it out. I'm guessing 80's movie but maybe 90's So during some of the first scenes there is an outdoor scene, night. A chick the main guy ...
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Boy trapped and eaten alive by the escalator. Horror movie from the late 70s or early 80s

I'm looking for a horror movie from the late 70s or early 80s. I see this one when I was a child, and only remember this escalator scene where a boy was trapped and eaten alive by the escalator, it ...
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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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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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Woman needs something opened, man crushes it to bits

OK, this will sound pretty vague but I can't remember that much about the actors, all I remember is the scene that goes something like this. I think it's some comedy movie but anyway the scene is a ...
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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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Horror movie from the late 70s or early 80s Man spirit traped inside a Mirror

I'm looking for a horror movie from the late 70s or early 80s. It was about a man spirit trapped inside a mirror, that mirror crashed and his spirit can be seen in the fragments of it, it possessed ...
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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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Film about an explorer who finds a cave covered in gold I saw maybe in the 80/90's

I vaguely remember this film about a guy who is prospecting for gold, he stumbles into a cave which is lined with gold.
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Romantic comedy about a platonic relationship gone wrong

This film is from the late 80s or 90s. In it, the two protagonists (female & male) are both over 30, maybe 40. They engage in a platonic relationship which, as the movie progresses, becomes more ...
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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 ...