After the groundbreaking cinema of the 70s, the 80s were often seen as a bit of a disappointment.
Compared with the serious, gritty films of the previous decade, it's easy to see why. But then the 80s were about something else. While the blockbuster only really took shape in the late 70s, the 80s saw it in its prime, delivering hit after hit, commercially and critically.
So here's our list of the 25 best films of the decade. Let us know if you think we've made any glaring omissions at the bottom.
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