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1980s Comedy-drama Movies

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Splash(1984)

PG
| 1h 51min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance / Love
3.2/5 (with 480 votes)

A successful businessman falls in love with the girl of his dreams. There's one big complication though; he's fallen hook, line and sinker for a mermaid.

Do the Right Thing(1989)

R
| 2h | Drama
3.9/5 (with 574 votes)

Salvatore "Sal" Fragione is the Italian owner of a pizzeria in Brooklyn. A neighborhood local, Buggin' Out, becomes upset when he sees that the pizzeria's Wall of Fame exhibits only Italian actors. Buggin' Out believes a pizzeria in a black neighborhood should showcase black actors, but Sal disagrees. The wall becomes a symbol of racism and hate to Buggin' Out and to other people in the neighborhood, and tensions rise.

Oliver & Company(1988)

G
| 1h 17min | Animation, Comedy, Kids & Family
3.4/5 (with 588 votes)

This animated take on Oliver Twist re-imagines Oliver as an adorable orphaned kitten who struggles to survive in New York City and falls in with a band of canine criminals led by an evil human. First, Oliver meets Dodger, a carefree mutt with street savoir faire. But when Oliver meets wealthy Jenny on one of the gang's thieving missions, his life changes forever.

Directed by George Scribner

Steel Magnolias(1989)

PG
| 1h 59min | Comedy, Drama, Romance / Love
3.7/5 (with 227 votes)

This heart wrenching drama is about a beauty shop, in Louisana owned by Truvy, and the tragedies of all of her clients.

Cocoon(1985)

PG-13
| 1h 57min | Comedy, Drama, Science Fiction
3.3/5 (with 447 votes)

When a group of trespassing seniors swim in a pool containing alien cocoons, they find themselves energized with youthful vigor.

The Last American Virgin(1982)

R
| 1h 32min | Comedy
3.3/5 (with 72 votes)

The friendship of a group of young friends struggling with teen sex, drugs, and work is jeopardized by a romantic interest which may turn pals into bitter rivals.

Streets of Fire(1984)

PG
| 1h 33min | Action
3.4/5 (with 149 votes)

Raven Shaddock and his gang of merciless biker friends kidnap rock singer Ellen Aim. Ellen's former lover, soldier-for-hire Tom Cody, happens to be passing through town on a visit. In an attempt to save his star act, Ellen's manager hires Tom to rescue her. Along with a former soldier, they battle through dangerous cityscapes, determined to get Ellen back.

A Change of Seasons(1980)

R
| 1h 42min | Drama, Romance / Love, Comedy
2.9/5 (with 10 votes)

Marriage takes a sour turn when a middle-aged husband falls for a young and sexy woman. Things get even more complicated when his wife starts a hot affair with a younger lover of her own.

Cocktail(1988)

R
| 1h 44min | Drama, Romance / Love, Comedy
3.0/5 (with 500 votes)

After being discharged from the Army, Brian Flanagan moves back to Queens and takes a job in a bar run by Doug Coughlin, who teaches Brian the fine art of bar-tending. Brian quickly becomes a patron favorite with his flashy drink-mixing style, and Brian adopts his mentor's cynical philosophy on life and goes for the money.

Withnail & I(1987)

1h 48min | Comedy, Drama
3.7/5 (with 182 votes)

Two out-of-work actors -- the anxious, luckless Marwood and his acerbic, alcoholic friend, Withnail -- spend their days drifting between their squalid flat, the unemployment office and the pub. When they take a holiday "by mistake" at the country house of Withnail's flamboyantly gay uncle, Monty, they encounter the unpleasant side of the English countryside: tedium, terrifying locals and torrential rain.

Tootsie(1982)

PG
| 1h 56min | Comedy, Romance / Love
3.6/5 (with 622 votes)

When struggling, out of work actor Michael Dorsey secretly adopts a female alter ego - Dorothy Michaels - in order to land a part in a daytime drama, he unwittingly becomes a feminist icon and ends up in a romantic pickle.

God of Gamblers(1989)

2h 6min | Action, Comedy, Drama
3.6/5 (with 40 votes)

Chow Yun-Fat plays Ko Chun, an extremely talented and well known gambler. On the eve of a big confrontation with a famous Singaporean gambler, Ko walks into a trap set by Knife, an avid but a so-so gambler (Andy Lau), meant for an Indian servant. Struck on the head, Ko suffers from amnesia and regresses to a child-like state. Knife takes care of Ko and begins to exploit Ko's gambling talents.

Directed by Wong Jing - With Chow Yun-fat, Andy Lau, Joey Wong, Sharla Cheung, Michael Chow, Ng Man-tat, ...
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Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown(1988)

1h 28min | Comedy, Drama
3.7/5 (with 279 votes)

Pepa resolves to kill herself with a batch of sleeping-pill-laced gazpacho after her lover leaves her. Fortunately, she is interrupted by a deliciously chaotic series of events.

Say Anything...(1989)

PG-13
| 1h 40min | Romance / Love, Comedy, Drama
3.6/5 (with 348 votes)

A noble underachiever and a beautiful valedictorian fall in love the summer before she goes off to college.

Mystic Pizza(1988)

R
| 1h 44min | Comedy, Drama, Romance / Love
3.2/5 (with 171 votes)

Three teenage girls come of age while working at a pizza parlor in Mystic, Connecticut.

The Dream Team(1989)

PG-13
| 1h 53min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
3.1/5 (with 76 votes)

This morning they were playing ping-pong in the hospital rec room. Now they're lost in New York and framed for murder. This was never covered in group therapy.

My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown(1989)

R
| 1h 43min | Drama
3.8/5 (with 309 votes)

In this true story told through flashbacks, Christy Brown is born with crippling cerebral palsy into a poor, working-class Irish family. Able only to control movement in his left foot and to speak in guttural sounds, he is mistakenly believed to have a intellectual disability for the first ten years of his life.

Beau Pere(1981)

3.4/5 (with 29 votes)

Rémi is a man trapped in a deteriorating marriage. When his wife is unexpectedly killed in a car accident, Rémi is left with his stepdaughter, Marion, who chooses to stay with him rather than live with her birth father. After the initial shock passes, Rémi is caught off-guard when Marion begins expressing her attraction to him. Initially repulsed, Marion's mature beauty wears him down as he finally caves to her seductions.

Annie(1982)

PG
| 2h 7min | Comedy, Drama, Kids & Family
3.3/5 (with 249 votes)

An orphan in a facility run by the mean Miss Hannigan, Annie believes that her parents left her there by mistake. When a rich man named Oliver "Daddy" Warbucks decides to let an orphan live at his home to promote his image, Annie is selected. While Annie gets accustomed to living in Warbucks' mansion, she still longs to meet her parents. So Warbucks announces a search for them and a reward, which brings out many frauds.

Biloxi Blues(1988)

PG-13
| 1h 46min | Comedy, Drama, Romance / Love
3.2/5 (with 78 votes)

During the Second World War, Eugene enlists in the US Army during the last year of the War and is sent to basic training in Biloxi Mississippi. There he must live with a variety of fellow soldiers while enduring the whims of a mentally unstable drill sergeant.

Stardust Memories(1980)

3.6/5 (with 139 votes)

While attending a retrospect of his work, a filmmaker recalls his life and his loves: the inspirations for his films.

Lucas(1986)

PG-13
| 1h 48min | Comedy, Drama, Romance / Love
3.3/5 (with 69 votes)

A socially inept fourteen year old experiences heartbreak for the first time when his two best friends -- Cappie, an older-brother figure, and Maggie, the new girl with whom he is in love -- fall for each other.

Law of Desire(1987)

NC-17
| 1h 42min | Drama, Thriller, Romance / Love, Comedy, Mystery
3.8/5 (with 84 votes)

Pablo, a successful film director, disappointed in his relationship with his young lover, Juan, concentrates in a new project, a monologue starring his transgender sister, Tina. Antonio, an uptight young man, falls possessively in love with the director and in his passion would stop at nothing to obtain the object of his desire.

About Last Night...(1986)

R
| 1h 53min | Comedy, Drama, Romance / Love
3.1/5 (with 71 votes)

A man and woman meet and try to have a romantic affair, despite their personal problems and the interference of their disapproving friends.

New York Stories(1989)

PG
| 2h 4min | Comedy, Drama, Romance / Love
3.2/5 (with 130 votes)

Three stories happening in New York. The first, by Scorsese, is about a painter who creates his works helped by high volume music and an attractive assistant; second, by Coppola, is about a rich and bold 12 years old who helps her separated parents to reconciliate; third, by Allen, is a witty piece of comedy about the impossibility of getting rid of the son's role.

Crimes and Misdemeanors(1989)

PG-13
| 1h 44min | Comedy, Drama
3.8/5 (with 309 votes)

An ophthalmologist's mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife, while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated by another woman.

Radio Days(1987)

PG
| 1h 30min | Comedy, Drama, Music
3.6/5 (with 185 votes)

The Narrator tells us how the radio influenced his childhood in the days before TV. In the New York City of the late 1930s to the New Year's Eve 1944, this coming-of-age tale mixes the narrator's experiences with contemporary anecdotes and urban legends of the radio stars.

Mickey's Christmas Carol(1983)

3.8/5 (with 318 votes)

It is an adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic A Christmas Carol, featuring Scrooge McDuck as his namesake and inspiration Ebenezer Scrooge and Mickey Mouse as Bob Cratchit. This film was based on a 1972 audio musical entitled Disney's A Christmas Carol. It is a twenty-four minute animated short film produced by Walt Disney Productions as an accompaniment to a re-release of The Rescuers.

Directed by Burny Mattinson

Working Girl(1988)

R
| 1h 54min | Comedy, Romance / Love
3.3/5 (with 325 votes)

Tess McGill is an ambitious secretary with a unique approach for climbing the ladder to success. When her classy, but villainous boss breaks a leg skiing, Tess takes over her office, her apartment and even her wardrobe. She creates a deal with a handsome investment banker that will either take her to the top, or finish her off for good.

My Dinner with Andre(1981)

PG
| 1h 50min | Comedy, Drama
3.8/5 (with 111 votes)

Wallace Shawn and Andre Gregory, apparently playing themselves, share their lives over the course of an evening meal at a restaurant.

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