Thursday, May 10, 2012

The 3 Leading Ladies of the 80's!

The Leading Ladies of the 1980's!

The votes are in and the three top leading ladies that the blog and facebook page deemed as the defining women of the 1980's are:

Meryl Streep, Kathleen Turner, & Michelle Pfeiffer.

These leading ladies truly hit the silver screen in big ways with major roles in motion pictucres during the 1980's.

"Love Those Classic Movies!" will highlight in articles each leading lady as being the definition of what made the 1980's a great decade for films.

Great films that each leading lady appeared during the 1980's:

Meryl Streep:

The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981)
Still of the Night (1982)
Sophie's Choice (1982)
Silkwood (1983)
Falling In Love (1984)
Plenty (1985)
Out of Africa (1985)
Heatburn (1986)
Ironweed (1987)
A Cry In The Dark (1988)
She-Devil (1989)

Kathleen Turner:

Body Heat (1981)
The Man With Two Brains (1983)
Romancing The Stone (1984)
A Breed Apart (1984)
Crimes of Passion (1984)
Prizzi's Honor (1985)
The Jewel of the Nile (1985)
Peggy Sue Got Married (1986)
Julia and Julia (1987)
Switching Channels (1988)
The Accidental Tourist (1988)
The War of the Roses (1989)

Michelle Pfeiffer:

The Hollywood Knights (1980)
Falling In Love Again (1980)
Grease 2 (1982)
Scarface (1983)
Into the Night (1985)
Ladyhawke (1985)
Sweet Liberty (1986)
The Witches of Eastwick (1987)
Married to the Mob (1988)
Tequila Sunrise (1988)
Dangerous Liaisons (1988)
The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989)


  1. I knew Meryl Streep would make the top three, but it's made my day to see Michelle in there too!

    I'll look forward to reading your articles and if you want any background information or Michelle Pfeiffer pictures don't hesitate to get in touch.

  2. Excellent choices! In its strange quirky way, Married to the Mob might be my favorite Michelle movie.