Metropolis Top 50 Films of the 1980s

Users of the Metropolis Discord Server were asked to submit lists of their favorite films from the 1980s. The totals were weighted by view count and ranked below to produce the list.

Thanks to everyone who participated!

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Eric Rohmer, 3 films

  • Blue Velvet

    1

  • À Nos Amours

    2

  • Ran

    3

  • The Green Ray

    4

  • Do the Right Thing

    5

  • A Visitor to a Museum

    6

  • Taipei Story

    7

  • The Thing

    8

  • Paris, Texas

    9

  • On the Silver Globe

    10

  • Akira

    11

  • Come and See

    12

  • My Neighbor Totoro

    13

  • Boyfriends and Girlfriends

    14

  • Possession

    15

  • Nostalgia

    16

  • Videodrome

    17

  • Distant Voices, Still Lives

    18

  • Desert Hearts

    19

  • First Blood

    20

  • His Motorbike, Her Island

    21

  • Full Metal Jacket

    22

  • Miracle Mile

    23

  • Fanny and Alexander

    24

  • Tongues Untied

    25

  • Mystery Train

    26

  • The Empire Strikes Back

    27

  • Back to the Future

    28

  • The Shining

    29

  • The Fly

    30

  • Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!

    31

  • The Aviator's Wife

    32

  • Blade Runner

    33

  • Heathers

    34

  • Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

    35

  • Sex, Lies, and Videotape

    36

  • Amadeus

    37

  • Koyaanisqatsi

    38

  • Raging Bull

    39

  • Sans Soleil

    40

  • Tampopo

    41

  • Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence

    42

  • Near Death

    43

  • Kisapmata

    44

  • The Blues Brothers

    45

  • Toute une nuit

    46

  • Night on the Galactic Railroad

    47

  • Streets of Fire

    48

  • Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

    49

  • The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover

    50