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Oscar Best Picture Nominees 80s

The decade that brought you 'Raging Bull', 'Raiders of the Lost Ark, and 'Rain Man'. Check out these and more with this comprehensive list of the 1980s Oscar best-picture nominees.

Best 80s Drama

A list featuring Tom Cruise as both disaffected Vietnam vet and homo-erotically charged fly-boy. Say what you will, the man has range!

John Malkovich Movies

He's a little bit creepy, sure, but then films like 'Ripley's Game' would hardly work if he weren't. Oh, and if you're curious what the inside of his head looks like (who wouldn't be), then check out 1999 cult-comedy 'Being John Malkovich'.

'A Self Evident List': Human Rights Movies

This collection explores the different protests, struggles, and horrors that have contributed to the advancement of human rights in today's society. Heavy but rewarding viewing!

'Movies Like Full Metal Jacket': Top 80s War Movies

While the major conflict of the 1980s was a cold one, there was plenty of heat to reflect on from previous decades, particularly in Vietnam: hence 'Platoon', 'Full Metal Jacket', and 'Born on the Fourth of July'.

'Crimes Against Humanity': Modern Genocide Drama

Hard-hitting films detailing genocides that have occurred since the end of WW2, including depictions of the Rwandan genocide in 'Kinyarwanda' and 'Hotel Rwanda', Pol Pot's reign of terror in 'The Killing Fields', and the 1973 Chilean right-wing purges in 'Missing'.

'God Bless the Press': War Journalist Exploits

Follow the high risk escapades of the free-press as they report from warzones across the world, including East Timor in 'Balibo', Cambodia in 'The Killing Fields', and South Africa in 'Cry Freedom'. Well, we're guessing your wouldn't want to check them out for yourself!

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