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101 Overlooked and Underappreciated Movies of the 1980s

Some of these movies never found an audience; others were well received at the time but are rarely talked about today.
Here are some of my favorite forgotten films of the 80s that deserve a wider audience. I hope this list will inspire you to seek some of them out.
In chronological order -
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1
Atlantic City (1980)
Atlantic City (1980)
2
The Big Red One (1980)
The Big Red One (1980)
3
Breaker Morant (1980)
Breaker Morant (1980)
4
Brubaker (1980)
Brubaker (1980)
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5
Cruising (1980)
Cruising (1980)
6
The Final Countdown (1980)
The Final Countdown (1980)
7
Heart Beat (1980)
Heart Beat (1980)
8
Hide in Plain Sight (1980)
Hide in Plain Sight (1980)
9
Inside Moves (1980)
Inside Moves (1980)
10
The Last Metro (1980)
The Last Metro (1980)
11
Night of the Juggler (1980)
Night of the Juggler (1980)
12
Out of the Blue (1980)
Out of the Blue (1980)
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13
Resurrection (1980)
Resurrection (1980)
14
Spetters (1980)
Spetters (1980)
15
Stardust Memories (1980)
Stardust Memories (1980)
16
The Stunt Man (1980)
The Stunt Man (1980)
17
Dead & Buried (1981)
Dead & Buried (1981)
18
Diva (1981)
Diva (1981)
19
Eye of the Needle (1981)
Eye of the Needle (1981)
20
Fort Apache, the Bronx (1981)
Fort Apache, the Bronx (1981)
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21
Outland (1981)
Outland (1981)
22
Polyester (1981)
Polyester (1981)
23
Prince of the City (1981)
Prince of the City (1981)
24
Quest for Fire (1981)
Quest for Fire (1981)
25
Raggedy Man (1981)
Raggedy Man (1981)
26
Ragtime (1981)
Ragtime (1981)
27
S.O.B. (1981)
S.O.B. (1981)
28
Southern Comfort (1981)
Southern Comfort (1981)
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29
Taps (1981)
Taps (1981)
30
Cat People (1982)
Cat People (1982)
31
Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean (1982)
Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean (1982)
32
Eating Raoul (1982)
Eating Raoul (1982)
33
Evil Under the Sun (1982)
Evil Under the Sun (1982)
34
Frances (1982)
Frances (1982)
35
Missing (1982)
Missing (1982)
36
The Plague Dogs (1982)
The Plague Dogs (1982)
37
Querelle (1982)
Querelle (1982)
38
Shoot the Moon (1982)
Shoot the Moon (1982)
39
Tempest (1982)
Tempest (1982)
40
The Verdict (1982)
The Verdict (1982)
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