10 Awesome Obscure 80s Movies No One Seems To Remember

Are you tired of the same well-known films on every 80s movie list? You're not alone. Redditor u/tookuayl inquired, “What obscure 80s movie did you love that no one else seems to remember?” Reddit responded, and these were the top-voted obscure 80s films.

Keenen Ivory Wayans wrote, directed, and starred in I'm Gonna Git You Sucka, a parody of blaxploitation movies. It follows a black hero wannabe reuniting with 1970s former black heroes to exact revenge on the film's villain, Mr. Big.

I'm Gonna Git You Sucka (1988)

Dead Men Don’t Wear Plaid (1982)

GlorianaLauriana exclaimed, “Love that movie! Steve Martin is aces in it, and seriously, the way they edited all those movie clips into it was ahead of its time.”

Redditor smallberry_tornados admitted, “Came here with that one in mind. I even have a cat named John Smallberries.” BandidoCoyote exclaimed, “That's a cult gem!”

The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension  (1984)

Night Shift (1982)

Several Reddit users began sharing their favorite quotes, including HeathenVixen, “Feed the mayonnaise to the tuna fish!” Followed by darth_sudo, “Think of us as love brokers.”

Many Redditors quoted the film, including MrValdemar, “By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes. Open locks, whoever knocks.”

Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983)

Enemy Mine (1985)

It follows a human (Dennis Quaid) and an alien soldier (Louis Gossett Jr.) who become stranded on an inhabitable planet. To survive, they must depend on each other despite their mutual distrust.

Several Redditors excitedly agreed with this nomination. For example, MichelleInMpls quoted from the film, “I talk to God all the time and no offense, but he never mentioned you.”

Ladyhawke (1985)

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