36 Iconic Outfits That Prove '80s Movies Really Nailed Fashion

    Every single one of these characters should be named best dressed.

    '80s fashion was a whole mood.

    From the biiiig hair to clothes we'd now consider retro, this decade made a serious style statement on the silver screen.

    With fan favorite films like Pretty in Pink to Heathers, here are the most iconic '80s movie outfits of all time. Take a look:

    1. To start, these chilling twins from The Shining that gave us nightmares for days.

    Twins in The Shining

    2. Because the girl gang in Heathers was the original version of the Plastics.

    Winona Ryder, Kim Walker, Lisanne Falk and Shannen Doherty in Heathers

    3. Daniel LaRusso's classic "wax on, wax off" bandana in The Karate Kid.

    Ralph Macchio in The Karate Kid

    4. John Bender's trench coat and scarf in the inspiring ending of The Breakfast Club.

    Judd Nelson in The Breakfast Club

    5. In the words of Dirty Dancing's Patrick Swayze: "Nobody puts Baby in a corner" with this dreamy dress.

    Jennfier Grey and Patrick Swayze in Dirty Dancing

    6. If you didn't already have a leather jacket in your wardrobe, The Terminator probably made you want to get one.

    Arnold Schwarzenegger in The Terminator

    7. Who can forget Princess Leia's all-white suit in Star Wars: Episode V — The Empire Strikes Back?

    Carrie Fisher in Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

    8. Coming to America was on point when it came to the royal outfits.

    Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall in Coming to America

    9. The red hoodie that would go down in cinematic history thanks to E.T.

    Henry Thomas in E.T.

    10. Having a "whodunnit" party was a must after seeing the costumes in Clue.

    Lesley Ann Warren, Martin Mull, Madeline Kahn, Michael McKean, Tim Curry, Christopher Lloyd and Eileen Brennan in Clue

    11. Say his name three times, and Beetlejuice might just tell you where he got this magnificent black-and-white striped suit.

    Michael Keaton in Beetlejuice

    12. And how could I possibly forget Lydia's fabulous red wedding dress?

    Michael Keaton and Winona Ryder in Beetlejuice

    13. Jeff Spicoli's vibrant button-up we all wanted in Fast Times at Ridgemont High.

    Sean Penn in Fast Times at Ridgemont High

    14. The sci-fi 'fits straight out of the TRON universe.

    Jeff Bridges and Bruce Boxleitner in Tron

    15. That effortlessly cool Flashdance outfit made famous by Jennifer Beals.

    Jennifer Beals in Flashdance

    16. Jennifer Connelly's gorgeous gown in Labyrinth.

    Jennifer Connelly in Labyrinth

    17. This iconic Footloose dance number with formal ensembles that'll bring you back to your prom days.

    Lori Singer and Kevin Bacon in Footloose

    18. "Who you gonna call" for '80s fashion tips? The guys in Ghostbusters, of course.

    Bill Murray, Harold Ramis and Dan Aykroyd in Ghostbusters

    19. Marty McFly was the definition of '80s fashion with his Back to the Future attire.

    Michael J. Fox in Back to the Future

    20. Vests, graphic tees, and that hair? Bill and Ted understood the assignment when it came to '80s style.

    Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves in Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure

    21. Ferris Bueller had to jump on that vest trend, too.

    Matthew Broderick in Ferris Buller's Day Off

    22. Solids, patterns, and no shortage of bold color? That's the kids in The Goonies for you.

    Kerri Green, Josh Brolin, Corey Feldman, Sean Astin, Jonathan Ke Quan, Jeff Cohen and Martha Plimpton in The Goonies

    23. Two words: Indiana Jones. He was ruggedly handsome and always ready for adventure in this look.

    Harrison Ford in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

    24. You couldn't live life under the sea without Ariel's signature seashell top.

    Ariel and Flounder in The Little Mermaid

    25. Pretty in Pink's Duckie was an absolute style icon and could make any outfit work.

    Jon Cryer in Pretty in Pink

    26. Being a vampire was pretty cool if you were part of The Lost Boys crew.

    Billy Wirth, Kiefer Sutherland, Brooke McCarter and Alex Winter in The Lost Boys

    27. I'm still quoting The Princess Bride and loving these characters' style choices.

    Robin Wright and Cary Elwes in The Princess Bride

    28. Risky Business easily has one of the best '80s movie outfits. Period.

    Tom Cruise in Risky Business

    29. Getting a boombox serenade by John Cusack in this Say Anything outfit would have anyone head over heels.

    John Cusack in Say Anything

    30. This homemade polka dot number worn by Molly Ringwald in the rom-com classic Pretty in Pink.

    Jon Cryer and Molly Ringwald in Pretty in Pink

    31. Pink must have been Molly's color because she was seen in it again with her bridesmaids dress in Sixteen Candles.

    Molly Ringwald in Sixteen Candles

    32. The fiery red dress from Who Framed Roger Rabbit that couldn't be more of a perfect cosplay choice.

    Bob Hoskins and Jessica Rabbit in Who Framed Roger Rabbit

    33. Because we all knew at least one person who dressed up as Top Gun's Maverick for Halloween one year.

    Tom Cruise in Top Gun

    34. John Candy's matching fedora and coat in this memorable Uncle Buck scene.

    John Candy in Uncle Buck

    35. Still swooning over all of the dresses worn by Elvira in Scarface.

    Michelle Pfeiffer and Al Pacino in Scarface

    36. Finally, it's impossible to forget the time Weird Science made wearing bras on your head fashion.

    Ilan Mitchell-Smith and Anthony Michael Hall in Weird Science

    Which '80s movie outfit would you add to this list? Let me know in the comments!