Despite of slow performance of Hollywood in 1970’s, the American film industry shown a tough resurgance in 1980’s. Critics were expecting a worse show of movies but the film makers shown an averse performance with great hits like The Extra Terrestrial, Indiana Jones Series, Ghostbusters, Beverly Hills Cop etc. Here are the top ten best hits of hollywood in 1980’s.

The Extra-Terrestrial:- The Extra–Terrestrial (E.T) was released in 1982, directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Melissa Mathison. It is a Science fiction and fantasy American movie. This film is the tale of Elliot (Thomas), who is Stranded on earth with his friends. It was the top movies of Hollywood in 1980s with more than $79.92 million gross revenue. In this movie a group of Earth children help a stranded alien botanist return home. This alien was lost on earth during his visit with his team members.

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade:- The movie was released on May 24,1989 in 50 countries of the world. The Director of this movie was Steven Spielberg and it was written by famous writer Jaffrey Boam. It is the second film of 1980s with Gross $50 million in a single week. This movie Became the highest-grossing film of the world in 1989. In this movie Jones is on a mission to find his missing dad. John’s father was trying to find a “Grail”, after finding his father John joins his father to find the grail and fights with Nazis for this end.

Batman:- It is a 1989 Superhit  Hollywood movie directed by Tim Burton. Bat man was released on June 23, 1989 deals with the rise of a powerful villain Known as “The Joker” (Michael Keaton). This movie received Academy Awards and a Golden Globe also. The total production cost for batman was us$ 48 million. In this movie the Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal Joker.

Rain Man:- Rain Man was a drama film directed by Barry Levinson and the famous star Tom Cruise played as Charlie Babbitt. In this film Charlie Babbitt’s father dies and leaves a fortune — to Raymond, the institutionalized savant brother that Charlie didn’t know he had. They set out on a cross-country journey of discovery. How Charlie gets his wealth…. The film received positive reviews and won four Oscars at the 61st Academy Awards for Best Picture. The film also won a Peoples Choice Award as the “Favorite Dramatic Motion Picture”.

Return of the Jedi:- This film was released on may 25,1989 and received many positive reviews. Return of the Jedi was directed by Richard Marquand  and starring Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher. The film grossed over $475 million Worldwide. It is also the first film to use THX technology in the world.
Raiders of the lost Ark:- Raiders of the lost Ark was released on June 12, 1981 and quickly made the record books with a domestic box-office of more than $ 242  million and a Worldwide box- office of $ 384 million. Thie movie was directed by Steven Spielberg and produced by Popular produced Frank Marshal. Leading star of this film was Harrison Ford. The plot of the film is that archeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the US government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis.
The Empire Strikes Back:- The Empire Strikes Back is set three years after the destruction of the death Star. While Luke takes advanced Jedi training from Yoda, his friends are relentlessly pursued by Darth Vader as part of his plan to capture Luke. Its story is taken from a novel written by Donald F. This was an American space opera released in May 21, 1980. The movie won an Oscar and another 10 wins and 12 nominations.

Who Framed Roger Rabbit:- This film was a milstone in animation history, one of the top–grossing films of its year, and it received four Academy Awards. It’s the story of a man, a woman, and a rabbit in a triangle of trouble. It also left behind an impact that included a media franchise and the unproduced prequel, who Discovered Roger Rabbit.

Back to the Future:- When released, it became the most successful film of the year, grossing more than $ 380 million Worldwide and receiving critical acclaim. It was directed by Robert Zemeckis, written by Bob Gale. It was released on July 3, 1985. The Important thing of this movie is its music proposed by Alan Silvestri. The story of this movie is an interesting one in which Marty McFly accidently goes back to 1955 through a time machine. His journey back to the future is captured in this movie.

Top Gun:- Top Gun movie opened in the United States on May 16, 1986. It grossed $ 353 million Worldwide. This Leading star of this movie was Tom Cruis and it was directed by Tony Scott. It was inspired by the famous article “Top Guns” Written by Ehud yonay for the California Magazine.
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