Hassle-free Ways to Keep Best Movies of the ’80s & DVD Copy

Ah, the 1980s. What do you think of the '80s? A purple, synth-scored explosion of sex, action movies and the greatest blockbuster summer movies of all time? Yes, it's a decade that means so much to so many of us. It's where our childhoods were spent, where much of our culture either originated in or came to mainstream prominence. It's where we grew up. It was also an era for incredible classic movies, ones that shifted the Oscar Academy Awards in film industry as we know it.

Try to review your favorite classics from legendary directors like Martin Scorsese and David Lynch again to retrieve unforgettable feelings? And how can we make the loved DVD movies like Batman v Superman, Star Wars, Ferris Bueller's Day Off etc. not be fading in our minds? So read on here to find your ways to keep reviewing the top '80s movies.

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➤ Part 1 10 Best must-watch movies of the '80s worth your time

➤ Part 2 Way 1 - Free download the best movies of the '80s for keeping

➤ Part 2 Way 2 - Backup '80s movies DVD collections to a DVD copy

10 Best must-watch movies of the '80s worth your time

From John Hughes' The Breakfast Club to Steven Spielberg's E.T., the movies of the 1980s not only shaped its generation, but inspired subsequent generations in every way imaginable. At least a few of these films are guaranteed to be close to your heart: The 10 best must-watch movies of the '80s.

  IMDB Rating Released Date Director Best Movie's Review
#1. The Breakfast Club 8.0 1985 John Hughes Often imitated, never bettered, The Breakfast Club is an all-time champion movie that entertains, educates, and endures. Like all the greats, a simple set-up reveals hidden layers.
#2. E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial 8.8 1980 Irvin Kershner Not all coming-of-age films are about becoming an adult. Some are about teaching you valuable life lessons at any age. E.T. might just be the most profound, inventive, and affecting example of that, as Elliott learns that the things you love won't always last, teaching him that it's okay to let go as well.
#3. Ferris Bueller's Day Off 7.8 1986 John Hughes

This hit comedy from John Hughes' chronicles the events in the day of larger than life character Ferris Bueller (Matthew Broderick). And while that concept sounds a little simplistic, the over-the-top situational comedy more than makes up for it. Besides, who didn't want to skip a day school and go on a crazy adventure?

#4. Batman 7.6 1989 Tim Burton Batman is one of the most famous superheroes ever, he is portrayed by Michael Keaton in a movie 'Batman' which is just epic. Regarded by me when i was younger as a truly captivating movie it was very fun to watch indeed. I watch it now and time has taken it's toll, what with sequels and the new reboot, which has overshadowed this in part, Batman Begins.
#5. Stand By Me 8.1 1986 Rob Reiner  This is one of the best '80s films about friendship, childhood, and coming of age that has ever graced the silver screen. Following the story of a group of boys as they traverse the Oregon countryside to try and find the body of a stranger who was killed near their home.
#6. Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back  8.8 1980 Richard Marquand The second film in George Lucas's original science fiction trilogy – this entry into the Star Wars saga is widely considered to be the best of them all (including the most recently released ones). And the special effects, which were literally invented by the people working on the film, still hold up extremely well today. Just be sure that, if you haven't seen this one, you start with Episode IV: A New Hope, first.
#7. The Goonies 7.8 1985 Richard Donner The Goonies Never Say Die! It's been over 25 years since Mikey, Chunk, Data and co's adventures with “One-Eyed” Willy (stop laughing at the back!) and the love for the gang keeps on growing. Altogether now, “Hey You Guys!”
#8. Wings of Desire 8.1 1988 Wim Wenders It is definitely one of the movies that I absolutely need to re-watch at some point. Still, I remember very well the first time I saw the damned thing. Indeed, at some point, I saw ‘Paris, Texas', I was completely blown away by the whole thing and it immediately became one of the best movies I had ever seen.
#9.Ghostbusters 7.8 1984 Ivan Reitman A truer statement could not have been made by Hoverbird, “Everybody thinks The Social Network is the best movie about forming a start-up company, they are wrong. The best movie is Ghostbusters.”
#10. Fanny and Alexander 8.1 1982 Ingmar Bergman Ingmar Bergman intended Fanny and Alexander (Fanny och Alexander) to be his swan song, and it is the legendary filmmaker's warmest and most autobiographical film, a triumph that combines his trademark melancholy and emotional intensity with an immense joyfulness and sensuality. The Criterion Collection is proud to present this winner of the 1984 Academy Award® for Best Foreign Language Film

Way 1 - Free download the best movies of the '80s for keeping

Movies always last for 1 or 2 hours. So when you attempt to copy the best movies of the '80s mentioned above from YouTube, Dailymotion, Vevo, movieclips.com, moviefone.com, etc, it takes a long time. It even takes longer when you have several movies to download. In order to get rid of staying before a computer all the time, you may need a fast movie downloader. Look no further to find your ideal choice the Best-ever free movie downloader in Dimo Video Converter Ultimate. This program can download movies 30X faster and allow batch downloading with 100% safe and clean.

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For mac users, please turn to Dimo Video Converter Ultimate for Mac. Please download the right version based on your computer specification to copy the best '80s movies by following the below downloading tutorials:

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Step 1 Access the best '80s movies you like

Launch the browser and you can choose from IE, Firefox and Chrome. Find the movies you like to download on websites like YouTube, Hulu. Then, copy the URL from your browser's address bar.

Step 2 Download the movies of the '80s fast

Press "Ctrl/Command + V" to Paste movie's URL address bar on the "Download" interface of the program, and click "+" to load movies details for downloading. Then the fast movie downloader will start to download the movie in a lightening speed. You can continue to copy URLs of other movies and paste them to the program in batch. Once the videos are downloaded in 720p/1080p MP4, 3GP, MKV, MP3 from YouTube, Dailymotion etc., click "Open" to locate the downloaded piano videos;

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Step 3 Convert the movies for playback smoothly (optional)

You can straightforwardly play the movies on your computer with the inbuilt player of the program. If you intend to play them on your portable devices, you will need to get them converted since the downloaded movies may be in the flash format which is incompatible with iPhone, iPad, Android or other devices.

Click "Convert" to go to the converting interface, also the fastest build-in converter with this video downloader. Just select the compatible format to your portable device from the tons of preset profiles. You can also simply select a portable device like iPad or iPhone with optimized parameters as an output format. At last, hit "Start to convert the downloaded videos to iTunes or your target format and device;

Tip: Tired of USB to transfer downloaded movies to media player in your portable devices? In this video downloader, you can also hit "Media Server" on the main interface to mirror and transfer to Android phones, TVs, home theatre or other gadgets by QR sharing code or IP address with following the sharing guides here.

Way 2 - Backup '80s movies DVD collections to a DVD copy

Do have a few hundred DVDs gathering them from '80s movies that you can't watch on any of the present streaming services, and worse, they took up nearly half a wall in your living room even after giving away about half your loved 80s' DVD collection. If so, why not directly copy those 80s DVDs to hard drive using kinds of DVD ripping software?

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Consideration of user-oriented multi-media tools to hassle-free copy or backup them to hard drive, Dimo Video Converter Ultimate has also integrated the its bonus DVD ripping features into itself. That means, you can use Dimo Video Converter Ultimate as well to effortlessly copy any encrypted 80s' DVDs (Copy-protected by DVD CSS, region code, RCE, Sony ArccOS, UOPs, Disney, etc) to hard drive with original quality and 30X faster speed, such as rip DVD to MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV, FLV, MPEG, etc. for keeping the best DVDs of 80's in external hard drive, USB, Thumb drive, MicroSD card and the like.

Rip '80s movies' DVD to hard drive

Step 1. Insert '80s movies DVD disk into DVD drive, and click "Add DVD" button to import source '80s DVD collection (DVD folder and ISO image file included).

Note: You can backup your whole DVD disc to VIDEO_TS folder if you like to keep a DVD copy by click "Copy DVD Disc to Folder" in the drop-down menu of "Add DVD";

Step 2. Choose output format as per the device you like watching DVD.

Click the drop-down box (named "MP4" from "Format > Video" by default) from its tons of preset profiles, and choose your target output format or device.

Step 3. Click "Start" to rip and convert '80s DVD collections to hard drive

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