10 Nostalgic Movies From the ’80s You Need to Watch Again

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Are you looking for some older films to appreciate or rewatch for nostalgia? We got you covered. 

Redditor u/Low-Cheesecake-4372 asked, “What movie from the '80s has aged like fine wine?” Redditors responded, and these are the top films from the decade. 

Dirty Dancing tells the story of a young girl, Baby Houseman, vacationing with her family at Kellerman's.  She quickly finds the “in crowd” and asserts herself in it by helping them out. She replaces Penny as a dancer and works with Johnny to learn the steps.

Dirty Dancing (1987)

Romancing the Stone tells an action romance story of a romantic-adventure writer who finds herself in a real-life adventure in the Colombian jungle to save her sister.

Romancing the Stone (1984)

It's an adventurous film of boyhood, friendship, and life lessons. Along the way, they encounter bullies, a marsh filled with leeches, and a junkyard dog named Chopper, among other obstacles. 

Stand By Me (1986)

Die Hard is the first in a franchise of action films following New York detective John McClane. He's in LA to see his estranged wife, Holly, and their children on Christmas Eve. While attending a work party in a high-rise with her, terrorists interrupt the festivities and take the people hostage. 

Die Hard (1988)

After ducking into a bookstore to avoid bullies, Bastian finds and begins reading a book called “The Neverending Story” in the school's attic. The novel is about a fantasy land, Fantasia, threatened by “The Nothing,” a darkness that destroys everything it touches.  

The Neverending Story (1984)

The film follows a high school senior, Ferris Bueller, who pretends to be sick and skips school with his best friend Cameron and girlfriend Sloane. They “borrow” Cameron's father's prized vintage sports car and head into the city to make memories before graduation.

Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)

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