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The Best 80s Movies to Watch With Your Kids

The 80s should be remembered for its stellar contribution to flim with classics like The Princess Bride and The Little Mermaid. Without John Hughes’ body of work, I’m not sure I would have understood the teenage years. If you want to hit up some 80s classics with your family, here are more than 50 of the best 80s movies to watch with your kids. Keep in mind that the rating system was a bit different back then and there seems to be a bit more swearing and inuendo in the PG movies so you may want watch first or check out CommonSenseMedia.org to give you a good idea of what to expect. Which favorites did I forget?

 

The Best 80's Movies to Watch With Your Kids

Animated 80s

All Dogs Go To Heaven

Land Before Time

An American Tail

The Secret of NYMH

The Great Mouse Detective

The Fox and the Hound

The Black Cauldron

The Little Mermaid

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Classic 80s

The Princess Bride

E.T.

Pee-wee’s Big Adventure

The Never-Ending Story

Dragonslayer

The Man from Snowy River

Harry and the Hendersons

Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

Honey, I Blew Up the Kids

Tron

Cool Runnings

Back to the Future

Back to the Future Part II

Back to the Future Part III

Raiders of the Lost Ark

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

The Karate Kid

The Karate Kid Part II

Short Circuit

Flight of the Navigator

3 Men and a Baby

Ernest Goes to Camp

Three Amigos

Ghostbusters

Willow

Overboard

Annie

Uncle Buck

Cloak and Dagger

For Older Kids

Labyrinth

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

Big

Weird Science

Can’t Buy Me Love

License to Drive

Pretty in Pink

The Breakfast Club

Adventures in Babysitting

Sixteen Candles

Stand By Me

The Goonies

Spaceballs

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure

Spies Like Us

Splash

The Outsiders

Crocodile Dundee

Scrooged

Footloose

Girls Just Want To Have Fun

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