I’ve always been a little jealous that I didn’t grow up in the 80s. It might have been the oversized sweatshirts and leg warmers, Rob Lowe in everything, MTV being the premiere channel for music videos or those cool transparent telephones with the color inside. Or it could be that my parents always made it seem like such a cool decade with classics that we still watch today.
With a million different streaming services to choose from, there are endless 80’s movies you can watch, but here are 16 gems to get you started.
Warning: there’s going to be a lot of John Hughes.