80's Retro Club

June 2001 Poll Results

What Is the Most Thrilling Movie of the 1980s?

The American Film Institute (AFI) announced its list of the top 100 most thrilling movies of the past 100 years.

14 of the one hundred were from the beloved 80's. We've taken them and now we are giving you the option of deciding which of those is THE most thrilling movie of the 1980's. Among the criteria the AFI used were that the movies created an adrenaline-inducing experience that engages our bodies as well as our minds, and that the thrills of the movie stand the test of time.

Choice
Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1981) 6 (25%)
Fatal Attraction (1987) 4 (17%)
The Terminator (1984) 4 (17%)
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982) 3 (13%)
Full Metal Jacket (1987) 2 (8%)
Body Heat (1981) 1 (4%)
Blue Velvet (1986) 1 (4%)
Die Hard (1988) 1 (4%)
Poltergeist (1982) 1 (4%)
The Shining (1980) 1 (4%)
Blood Simple (1984) 0 (0%)
Blade Runner (1982) 0 (0%)
Platoon (1986) 0 (0%)
Raging Bull (1980) 0 (0%)

Total votes= 24