List of 1980s Films for Kids and Teens

Expand your child's movie knowledge with this list of 1980s films that they're sure to enjoy – and you won't mind watching again.

Want to show your kids and teens the movies you watched when you were their age? We’ve rounded up a list of 1980s films below so can do just that! Although your kids and teens won’t get the full movie experience you did (you know, the one when you had to actually go to Blockbuster to pick out your movie from the new release wall), they will still get a feel for what your generation was like.

Note: Please use discretion and check out the IMDB parent guides in the links provided. Some movies may include swearing, violence or other moments you may find objectionable.











What’s your favorite flick on this list of 1980s films? Tell us in comments.

Kari Zaffarano
Kari Zaffarano
Kari Zaffarano is a mom of one and Metro Parent's Audience Development Coordinator. She tracks down the best events every week and shares the inside scoop with families in print and online. She enjoys reading, traveling and exploring metro Detroit with her son.


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