Film fans crown Back to the Future as the UK’s favourite 80s movie!

A poll conducted by the Official Charts Company and to celebrate Must See Movies 80s, part of the National Album Day celebrations, has found that Robert Zemeckis‘ classic Back To The Future i the nation’s favourite 80s movie! Great Scott!

The poll was launched to mark Must See Movies 80s, a promotion that saw participating stores including Amazon, ASDA, HMV, Morrisons, and Tesco celebrate the very best of the decade with exclusive collections on DVD. Fans voted in a poll across the month of October, allocating votes to their top three choices, and the 1985 beauty, starring Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd took us 88mph and beyond. And why not, with its iconic soundtrack and 1980s fashion, the film has rightfully stood the test of time. By the way, if you’ve ever fancied building your own 1:8 Scale DeLorean, well, we literally did – take a look here!

Looking across the rest of the Top 10, festive-action classic Die Hard comes second, followed closely by iconic sci-fi Blade Runner. Coming in at joint fourth in the poll is adventure-comedy The Goonies and James Cameron’s acclaimed sequel, Aliens. Three more sci-fi titles come in at six, seven and eight in the form of The Empire Strikes BackE.T. and The Terminator. Completing the top 10 is horror The Shining at nine and romantic comedy classic, When Harry Met Sally at number ten.

The Top 10 Movies Of The 80s, as voted by followers of the Official Charts Company and, are:

1Back To The Future (1985)
2Die Hard (1988)
3Blade Runner (1982)
4Aliens (Joint) [1986]
4The Goonies (Joint) [1985]
6Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
7E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
8The Terminator (1984)
9The Shining (1980)
10When Harry Met Sally (1989)

Want to find out more and see the others that missed out on the ‘Must See 80s Movies’ Top 10? Here you go


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