15 Essential 80s Movies to Enjoy with your Parents

Growing up our parents enjoyed some timeless classics, meaning they are enjoyable for all age groups! This summer take your parents back to their high school/college days and watch at least one of these top 15 best 80s movies. In my house, my mom prides herself in her knowledge of these movies, therefore I was forced to watch them with her, but I truly enjoyed all of them and they are now some of my favorite movies! This is a fun way you can spend some quality time with your parents this summer after being gone all school year. Plus, you get to enjoy some great films! 

  1. 1. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

    Life moves pretty fast, if you don’t stop and watch the movie, you might miss it.

  2. 2. Pretty in Pink

    I just want to let them know that they should watch this movie.

  3. 3. 16 Candles

    Grandparents forgetting a birthday? You’ll live for this stuff.

  4. 4. The Breakfast Club

    You watch this movie; we’ll all watch this movie. It’ll be anarchy.

  5. 5. Say Anything

    She gave him a pen, I’m giving you a great movie to watch.

  6. 6. Adventures in Babysitting

    Don’t mess with this movie. Don’t mess with the babysitter!

  7. 7. Trading Places

    Lookin good, Lewis. Feelin good (about this movie), Billy Ray.

  8. 8. Blues Brothers

    It’s 106 miles to Chicago, we’ve got a full tank of gas, a half pack of cigarettes, it’s dark and you’re gunna love this movie. Hit it!

     

  9. 9. Back to the Future Trilogy

    Roads? Where this movie’s going, you don’t need roads…

     

     

  10. 10. Dirty Dancing

    Nobody puts this movie in a corner.

     

  11. 11. Dead Poets Society

    Carpe Diem, boys. Seize this movie.

     

     

  12. 12. Footloose

    Dancing may be illegal, but this movie sure ain’t.

     

  13. 13. Top Gun

    I feel the need… the need for this movie.

     

  14. 14. When Harry Met Sally

    I’ll have whatever she’s having (just as long as it’s this movie)

     

  15. 15. The Sure Thing

    The only sure-thing is how much you will love this movie!

Now go grab some popcorn and enjoy!!

Kelsey