80s Alien Movies

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80s Alien Movies

For 80s Alien Movies, there is no limit to the directors reporting on this idea. We wrote about 21 of the best ones.

The Goonies (1985)

The Goonies
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Richard Donner, starring Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Jeff Cohen, Corey Feldman
Rated PG

The Goonies is a 1985 American adventure comedy film directed by Richard Donner and distributed by Warner Bros. Written by Chris Columbus from a story by executive producer Steven Spielberg, the film features a group of young children who live in the "Goon Docks" neighborhood of Astoria, Oregon. When the kids discover an old Spanish map in the attic of their home, they set out on a quest to find buried treasure. But they are pursued by a family of criminals, the Fratellis, who want the treasure for themselves. Along the way, they meet some adventurous friends and ultimately follow a mysterious and exciting path to uncover the secrets of the lost fortune. The Goonies is a fun and exciting adventure film that follows the thrilling journey of the young misfits as they search for the hidden treasure.

The NeverEnding Story (1984)

The NeverEnding Story
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Wolfgang Petersen, starring Noah Hathaway, Barret Oliver, Tami Stronach, Gerald McRaney
Rated PG

Repo Man (1984)

Repo Man
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Alex Cox, starring Harry Dean Stanton, Emilio Estevez, Tracey Walter, Olivia Barash
Rated R

Flight of the Navigator (1986)

Flight of the Navigator
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Randal Kleiser, starring Joey Cramer, Paul Reubens, Cliff De Young, Veronica Cartwright
Rated PG

The Brother from Another Planet (1984)

The Brother from Another Planet
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From John Sayles, starring Joe Morton, Daryl Edwards, Rosanna Carter, Ray Ramirez
Rated R

*batteries not included (1987)

*batteries not included
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Matthew Robbins, starring Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy, Frank McRae, Elizabeth Peña
Rated PG

Short Circuit (1986)

Short Circuit
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From John Badham, starring Ally Sheedy, Steve Guttenberg, Fisher Stevens, Austin Pendleton
Rated PG

Flashpoint (1984)

Flashpoint
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From William Tannen, starring Kris Kristofferson, Treat Williams, Rip Torn, Kevin Conway
Rated R

The Star Chamber (1983)

The Star Chamber
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Peter Hyams, starring Michael Douglas, Hal Holbrook, Yaphet Kotto, Sharon Gless
Rated R

Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988)

Killer Klowns from Outer Space
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Stephen Chiodo, starring Grant Cramer, Suzanne Snyder, John Allen Nelson, John Vernon
Rated PG-13

Flashdance (1983)

Flashdance
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Adrian Lyne, starring Jennifer Beals, Michael Nouri, Lilia Skala, Sunny Johnson
Rated R

Iceman (1984)

Iceman
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Fred Schepisi, starring Timothy Hutton, Lindsay Crouse, John Lone, Josef Sommer
Rated PG

Lifeforce (1985)

Lifeforce
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Tobe Hooper, starring Steve Railsback, Mathilda May, Peter Firth, Frank Finlay
Rated R

Trancers (1984)

Trancers
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Charles Band, starring Tim Thomerson, Helen Hunt, Michael Stefani, Art LaFleur
Rated PG-13

The Wraith (1986)

The Wraith
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Mike Marvin, starring Charlie Sheen, Nick Cassavetes, Sherilyn Fenn, Randy Quaid
Rated PG-13

Leviathan (1989)

Leviathan
★★★★
★★★★
2.3 out of 4 stars

From George P. Cosmatos, starring Peter Weller, Richard Crenna, Amanda Pays, Daniel Stern
Rated R

DeepStar Six (1989)

DeepStar Six
★★★★
★★★★
2.1 out of 4 stars

From Sean S. Cunningham, starring Greg Evigan, Nancy Everhard, Taurean Blacque, Miguel Ferrer
Rated R

Spaced Invaders (1990)

Spaced Invaders
★★★★
★★★★
2.1 out of 4 stars

From Patrick Read Johnson, starring Douglas Barr, Royal Dano, Ariana Richards, J.J. Anderson
Rated PG

Red Sonja (1985)

Red Sonja
★★★★
★★★★
2 out of 4 stars

From Richard Fleischer, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Brigitte Nielsen, Sandahl Bergman, Paul L. Smith
Rated PG-13

Saturn 3 (1980)

Saturn 3
★★★★
★★★★
2 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Stanley Donen, John Barry, starring Farrah Fawcett, Kirk Douglas, Harvey Keitel, Ed Bishop
Rated R

The Visitor (1979)

The Visitor
★★★★
★★★★
2 out of 4 stars

From Giulio Paradisi, starring Mel Ferrer, Glenn Ford, Lance Henriksen, John Huston
Rated R

 



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