1980s

1980

The Last Metro (Francois Truffaut)
Raging Bull (Martin Scorsese)

1981

An American Werewolf in London (John Landis)
Chariots of Fire (Hugh Hudson)
The Evil Dead (Sam Raimi)
For Your Eyes Only (John Glen)
Ragtime (Milos Forman)
Reds (Warren Beatty)
Vernon, Florida (Errol Morris)

1982

Blade Runner (Ridley Scott)
First Blood (Ted Kotcheff)
Gandhi (Richard Attenborough)
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (Nicholas Meyer)
The Thing (John Carpenter)

1983

All the Right Moves (Michael Chapman)
Never Say Never Again (Irvin Kershner)
Octopussy (John Glen)

1984

The Natural (Barry Levinson)
Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind (Hayao Miyazaki)
Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (Leonard Nimoy)

1985

Brazil (Terry Gilliam)
The Slugger’s Wife (Hal Ashby)
A View to a Kill (John Glen)

1986

Aliens (James Cameron)
The Best of Times (Roger Spottiswoode)
Castle in the Sky (Hayao Miyazaki)
Lucas (David Seltzer)
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (Leonard Nimoy)
Wildcats (Michael Ritchie)

1987

Evil Dead II (Sam Raimi)
Full Metal Jacket (Stanley Kubrick)
Hard Ticket to Hawaii (Andy Sidaris)
The Living Daylights (John Glen)
Long Gone (Martin Davidson)

1988

Bull Durham (Ron Shelton)
Cinema Paradiso
(Guiseppe Tornatore)
Eight Men Out (John Sayles)
Grave of the Fireflies (Isao Takahata)
My Neighbor Totoro (Hayao Miyazaki) [3/16/2010]
My Neighbor Totoro (Hayao Miyazaki) [1/19/2016]

1989

The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (Peter Greenaway)
Field of Dreams (Phil Alden Robinson)
Kiki’s Delivery Service (Hayao Miyazaki)
Licence to Kill (John Glen)
Lonesome Dove (Simon Wincer)
Major League (David S. Ward)
Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (William Shatner)