12 Movies From The 80s About Being Rich and Famous

TV and movie watchers have always enjoyed examining the lifestyles of the rich and the famous.

These films from the 1980s do just that.

Less Than Zero (1987)

Less Than Zero tells the story of Clay (Andrew McCarthy), a first-semester college student returning home to Los Angelos after experiencing disturbing encounters.

Wall Street (1987)

On the 1980s Wall Street of New York City, Bud Fox (Charlie Sheen) is an ambitious stockbroker who stops at nothing to get to the top. He befriends Gordon Gekko (Michael Douglas), a corporate thief who mentors Fox through insider trading.

The Secret of My Success (1987)

The Secret Of My Success follows college graduate Brantley Foster's (Michael J. Fox) move to New York City to pursue a finance career. Sadly, when he arrives, the job position's been eliminated.

Brewster's Millions (1985)

Brewster's Millions tells the story of Montgomery Brewster (Richard Pryor). After discovering his great-uncle has left him $300 million, he's tasked with a complicated set of rules to obtain it.

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988)

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels follows two con (Steve Martin and Michael Caine) men in competition for swindling an heiress out of $50,000.

Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986)

Down and Out in Beverly Hills tells the story of displaced Jerry (Nick Nolte) at the end of his ropes. He drowns himself in a pool in a stranger's backyard before Dave, the homeowner (Richard Dreyfuss), pulls him out of the water, inviting him into his home.

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