Best Actors of the 80s
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I love the color of money and top gun. he's a great actor, one of the best all time.
Endless Love (1981), Taps (1981), The Outsiders (1983), Losin' It (1983), Risky Business (1983), All the Right Moves (1983), Legend (1985), Top Gun (1986), The Color of Money (1986), Cocktail (1988), Rain Man (1988), Born on the Fourth of July (1989).
Nighthawks (1981), Victory (1981), Rocky III (1982), First Blood (1982), Rhinestone (1984), Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985), Rocky IV (1985), Cobra (1986), Over the Top (1987), Rambo III (1988), Tango & Cash (1989), Lock Up (1989).
He should be at the top, he is a great actor and fits into many different roles well.
Back to the future, secret to my success, bright lights big city and cassualties of war are a few examples. Not to mention family ties or spin city.
He should be at number 1 for sure. He is so amazing and hillarious and not to mention super cute!
Conan the Barbarian (1982), The Terminator (1984), Commando (1985), Predator (1987).
Raw Deal (1986), The Running Man (1987), Red Heat (1988), Twins (1988)
He build the road that others just used to get to the top.
With the two terminator movies he achieved the superstar level
Conan the Barbarian (1982), Conan the Destroyer (1984), The Terminator (1984), Red Sonja (1985), Commando (1985), Raw Deal (1986), Predator (1987), The Running Man (1987), Red Heat (1988), Twins (1988).
Hog Wild (1980), The Fan (1981), The Lords of Discipline (1983), The Terminator (1984), Deadly Intentions (1985), Aliens (1986), Rampage (1987), The Seventh Sign (1988), In a Shallow Grave (1988), The Abyss (1989).
Cruising (1980), Author! Author! (1982), Scarface (1983), Revolution (1985), Sea of Love (1989).
It's My Turn (1980), The Star Chamber (1983), Romancing the Stone (1984), The Jewel of the Nile (1985), A Chorus Line (1985), Fatal Attraction (1987), Wall Street (1987), Black Rain (1989), The War of the Roses (1989).
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raging bull. no more need be said
Raging Bull (1980), True Confessions (1981), The King of Comedy (1982), Once Upon a Time in America (1984), Falling in Love (1984), Brazil (1985), The Mission (1986), Angel Heart (1987), The Untouchables (1987), Midnight Run (1988), Jacknife (1989), We're No Angels (1989).
I love jack nicholson! was the best then and is the best now! ANGER MANAGEMENT! I love that movie and all the others but I love jack nichoolson!
The Shining (1980), The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981), Reds (1981), The Border (1982), Terms of Endearment (1983), Prizzi's Honor (1985), Heartburn (1986), The Witches of Eastwick (1987), Broadcast News (1987), Ironweed (1987), Batman (1989).
used cars comedy
the thing horror
tango and cash action
swing shift romance
big trouble in little china fantasy adventure
Kurt Russell has done it all
i know DARK BLUE was not made in the 80s but it was his best performance to date and oscar worthy
Used Cars (1980), Escape from New York (1981), The Thing (1982), Silkwood (1983), Swing Shift (1984), The Mean Season (1985), The Best of Times (1986), Big Trouble in Little China (1986), Overboard (1987), Tequila Sunrise (1988), Winter People (1989), Tango & Cash (1989).
Gallipoli (1981), Mad Max 2 (1981), Attack Force Z (1982), The Year of Living Dangerously (1982), The Bounty (1984), The River (1984), Mrs. Soffel (1984), Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985), Lethal Weapon (1987), Tequila Sunrise (1988), Lethal Weapon 2 (1989).
Tootsie (1982), Death of a Salesman (1985), Ishtar (1987), Rain Man (1988), Family Business (1989).
Bronco Billy (1980), Any Which Way You Can (1980), Firefox (1982), Honkytonk Man (1982), Sudden Impact (1983), Tightrope (1984), City Heat (1984), Pale Rider (1985), Heartbreak Ridge (1986), The Dead Pool (1988), Pink Cadillac (1989).
Red Dawn (1984), The Boys Next Door (1985), Lucas (1986), The Wraith (1986), Platoon (1986), Predator: The Concert (1987), Three for the Road (1987), No Man's Land (1987), Wall Street (1987), Young Guns (1988), Eight Men Out (1988), Major League (1989).
Brubaker (1980), The Natural (1984), Out of Africa (1985), Legal Eagles (1986).
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