Explore your favorite films from each decade: Watch CNN’s “The Movies” Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

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Where you’re going, you don’t need roads – just some free weekends, a comfy couch, and maybe a DVD player if you don’t want to pay to purchase these on your favorite streaming service.

In its premiere episode, CNN’s “The Movies” catalogued the stories behind some of the biggest and most influential films of the 1980s. Each week, the show will focus on a different decade.

Here’s a list of the must-watch ’80s films featured in Sunday’s show (and if you missed the episode, you can catch up here on CNNgo).

1980

  • Raging Bull
  • The Elephant Man
  • Coal Miner’s Daughter
  • Cruising
  • Ordinary People
  • The Shining
  • Heaven’s Gate
  • Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
  • Airplane!
  • The Blues Brothers
  • 9 to 5
  • Caddyshack

1981

  • Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • Escape from New York
  • Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior
  • Reds
  • Ragtime
  • The French Lieutenant’s Woman
  • Chariots of Fire
  • On Golden Pond

1982

  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
  • The Verdict
  • Gandhi
  • Blade Runner
  • Poltergeist
  • Sophie’s Choice
  • Diner
  • Tootsie
  • The King of Comedy
  • Fast Times at Ridgemont High
  • Rocky III
  • 48 Hrs.
  • First Blood
  • Conan the Barbarian

1983

  • The Big Chill
  • Terms of Endearment
  • Zelig
  • The Right Stuff
  • Scarface
  • Flashdance
  • Trading Places
  • Risky Business
  • Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
  • Silkwood

1984

  • This is Spinal Tap
  • Ghostbusters
  • Beverly Hills Cop
  • The Natural
  • Purple Rain
  • Gremlins
  • Sixteen Candles
  • Splash
  • Police Academy
  • Footloose
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street
  • Amadeus
  • The Terminator
  • Broadway Danny Rose
  • Once Upon a Time in America
  • Blood Simple
  • Missing in Action
  • Stranger Than Paradise
  • The Killing Fields

1985

  • Back to the Future
  • Brazil
  • The Purple Rose of Cairo
  • The Goonies
  • Witness
  • Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure
  • The Breakfast Club
  • Desperately Seeking Susan
  • Spies Like Us
  • Rambo: First Blood Part II
  • Rocky IV
  • Commando
  • Out of Africa

1986

  • Aliens
  • Platoon
  • Top Gun
  • Down and Out in Beverly Hills
  • Stand By Me
  • Crocodile Dundee
  • Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
  • Three Amigos
  • Blue Velvet
  • Hannah and Her Sisters
  • Pretty in Pink
  • Hoosiers
  • The Color of Money

1987

  • The Princess Bride
  • Fatal Attraction
  • RoboCop
  • Empire of the Sun
  • Wall Street
  • Raising Arizona
  • Three Men and a Baby
  • Dirty Dancing
  • Lethal Weapon
  • Broadcast News
  • Ironweed
  • The Untouchables
  • Good Morning, Vietnam
  • Hamburger Hill
  • Full Metal Jacket
  • Predator
  • The Last Emperor
  • Moonstruck
  • Planes, Trains & Automobiles

1988

  • Who Framed Roger Rabbit
  • Coming to America
  • Big
  • Beetlejuice
  • Bull Durham
  • The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!
  • Working Girl
  • A Cry in the Dark
  • Mississippi Burning
  • Die Hard
  • Rain Man
  • Bloodsport

1989

  • Batman
  • Do the Right Thing
  • Drugstore Cowboy
  • Crimes and Misdemeanors
  • Sex, Lies and Videotape
  • Born on the Fourth of July
  • Dead Poets Society
  • My Left Foot
  • Field of Dreams
  • When Harry Met Sally…
  • Say Anything …
  • Parenthood
  • Glory
  • The Abyss