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5 movies on Amazon Prime to get you back to the 80s

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The 1980s marked a time of excesses, new technologies and a world that was beginning to be dominated by the media. Movies to transport you back to those years!

The eighties live on Amazon Prime.


© IMDbThe eighties live on Amazon Prime.

The 1980s were marked by the Cold War in which capitalists and communists disputed the fate of the world in a silent warlike conflict that would have ramifications up to the present time. The technological revolution begins at this time and transgression seems to be commonplace in a world that is increasingly surrendering to the power of the media. The big television networks explode in popularity!

Different contents were characteristic of this era: He-Man, the Transformers, GI Joe, are some of the adventures that captivated the boys of that decade while Mtv and video clips were the go-to channel for teens who grew up to the beat of bands like Queen, Depeche Mode, U2, and Guns and Roses. Many celebrate the artists of those times as the best in music!

+5 Amazon Prime Movies to feel like you are in the 80s

5. The Dead Zone

A school teacher and his future wife have a car accident that changes their lives completely. When, five years later, he awakens from the coma in which he had been left, he discovers that through physical contact he can know the final destiny of a person. This power turns out to be both a gift and a curse!

4. And where is the pilot?

Former fighter pilot and taxi driver Ted Striker is traumatized during the Vietnam War, leading to a pathological fear of flying. His wartime girlfriend, Elaine Dickinson, now a flight attendant, dumps him. Striker nervously gets on a Boeing 707 from Los Angeles to Chicago where his ex-girlfriend is working, hoping to get her back, but she rejects him. An intoxication leaves the flight without pilots and it will be Striker’s mission to land the plane. Will you be able to do it?

3. Legend

The story takes place in a mythical forest with goblins, fairies, unicorns and mortals. Jack inhabits this magical place and is chosen by destiny to carry out a dangerous mission. He must save Lilly, a beautiful princess, and face the dangerous Lord of Darkness, in order to prevent the world from falling into a permanent ice age.

2. A Detective on the Loose in Hollywood

Axel Foley, a Detroit cop, receives an unexpected visit from his old friend Mikey Tandino. After serving time in jail, Mikey had found work with art dealer Victor Maitland in Beverly Hills. The reunion lasts very little, as Axel is beaten and his friend Mikey murdered by an unknown thug. Although his superior, Inspector Todd, forbids him, Axel decides to travel to Beverly Hills to find out why his friend had to die.

1. The Wolf of Wall Street

An ambitious stockbroker ascends to impressive levels of wealth by pursuing unlawful methods. Soon his company, Stratton Oakmont, comes under fire from federal agents who suspect misconduct by Jordan Belfort, better known in the financial world as “The Wolf of Wall Street.” Excesses and a world of luxuries and eccentricities dazzle in this film starring Leonardo DiCaprio.

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