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    People Shared '80s Films That They Believe Still Hold Up, And They're Not Wrong

    Y'all already know The Princess Bride is on this list.

    Look, for various reasons — awful special effects, aged-out storylines, irrelevant technology, etc. — time is not always kind to films.


    But this week, Reddit user magiceyes2 asked, "What '80s movies hold up and are still worth watching 30 to 40 years later?" And it was apparent that not EVERY film is affected negatively by time. Heck, some are only ENHANCED.

    Warner Bros.

    So, here are just a few '80s classics that people truly believe have only gotten better with age:

    1. The Thing (1982)

    Universal Pictures

    "It's not only the greatest horror movie ever made — I'm hard-pressed to name a movie I'd rank higher."


    2. Coming to America (1988)

    Paramount Pictures

    3. Stand By Me (1986)

    Columbia Pictures

    "When I saw this movie as a kid, I related to the kids. As an adult, I relate to the narrator, and it makes for a very unique viewing experience. This movie doesn’t just hold up — it evolves with age."


    4. Die Hard (1988)

    20th Century Fox

    "It's still easily one of the best action movies."


    5. Clue (1985)

    Paramount Pictures

    "It's STILL spectacular. It's funny, fast-paced, and I LOVE the multiple endings!"


    6. Beetlejuice (1988)

    Warner Bros.

    7. Blade Runner (1982)

    Warner Bros.

    "An incredible story and some pretty perfect special effects — even for an '80s movie!"


    8. The Blues Brothers (1980)

    Universal Pictures

    9. Highlander (1986)

    20th Century Fox

    "Though, there SHOULD'VE only been one."


    10. The Princess Bride (1987)

    20th Century Fox

    11. A Fish Called Wanda (1988)


    "I just watched it this morning, and it’s still incredibly funny."


    12. When Harry Met Sally (1989)

    Columbia Pictures

    "It's still one of my favorites!"


    13. Little Shop of Horrors (1986)

    Warner Bros.

    "It's got an awesome cast, great costumes and set design, and phenomenal songs. So, basically, what more could you want in a movie?!"


    14. Do the Right Thing (1989)

    Universal Pictures

    "The film from Spike Lee is, unfortunately, still incredibly relevant today."


    15. The Dark Crystal (1982)

    Universal Pictures

    "It remains timeless and incredible."


    16. Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989)

    Orion Pictures

    17. And finally, the Indiana Jones trilogy (1981, 1984, and 1989)

    Paramount Pictures

    "All three of them came out in the '80s and those movies are god tier."


    So, now it's your turn! What '80s film has truly stood the test of time? Share your pick and the reasons why in the comments below!

    Some responses have been edited for length and/or clarity. H/T Reddit!

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