Amadeus (1984) – Based on a Peter Shaffer play, a film about the early life of Mozart and his jealous rival Salieri. Wear Georgian style costumes, we have a large selection in our hire departmentBack to the Future (1986) – The tale of Marty McFly and his time-travelling DeLorean was told over three films. Our Madman wig is ideal for the professor
Beetlejuice (1988) – A cult 1980s film with Beetjuice costumes available to hire and purchase.
Blade Runner (1982) – Film set in a dystopian future Los Angeles. Android replicants have escaped back to Earth and Blade Runner Deckard has to retire them. Aside from Deckard (1940s style long trench-coat), Pris and Zhora have exotic costume potential
Blues Brothers (1980) – Derived from characters of a US Saturday chat show, the Blues Brothers (Dark Suits, Skinny tie, Shades and Pork-pie hats) were on a mission from God in a key film of the 1980s. We stock a great range of Blues Brothers accessories
Crocodile Dundee (1986) – Mick Dundee wears a buckskin-style jacket or waistcoat, jeans & bush hat plus large knife (or ‘Aussie’ hat with corks). Inflatable crocodile accessory could also be carried.
ET – Originally rejected by two studios, one of the best loved non-Disney films of all time
Gandhi (1982) – Oscar winning performance from Ben Kingsley, as the inspirational leader of the Indian sub-continent. Gandi is normally seen wearing white robes (maybe you have an old sheet you could use?). You could also look at our Indian costumes in our hire department
Ghostbusters (1984/89) – Three men against supernatural nasties (and a giant marshmallow man) in New York. We stock the licensed Ghostbuster Costumes
Hairspray (1988) – The original John Waters version, featuring Debbie Harry, Ricki Lake and Divine. Wear 1960’s costumes and flick out wigs
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) & its two 1980s sequels, I J and the Temple of Doom (1984) I J & the Last Crusade (1989) starred Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones. Indiana Jones Costume consists of safari shirt, fedora hat, bull-whip & brown leather jacket.Also wear Arab robes which appear frequently
Star Wars V (Empire Strikes Back) (1980) & Star Wars VI (Return of the Jedi) (1983) A range of Star Wars costumes, including Jedi Knights (Obi Wan & Luke Skywalker); Pincess Leia; Chewbacca & Darth Vader.
The Terminator (1984) – After his stint as Conan the Barbarian (1982), Arnie Schwarzenegger made his mark with this time-travelling cyborg film.
Raging Bull (1980) Starring Robert De Niro & Boxer Costume
Rocky III (1982) – Lead role played by Sylvestor Stallone, and another chance to wear a boxer’s costume
Platoon(1986) American War Film. combat fatigues
The Princess Bride (1987) – Wear Medieval style costumes
The Little Mermaid (1989) – We have some lovely hire Mermaid & Mer-King Costumes
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988) – Wear a rabbit hire costume, or one of our rabbit masks
Supergirl (1984) – There are many Supergirl costumes to choose from wither to purchase or to hire
Friday The 13th (1980) – Considered one of the most sucessful horror franchises. Props & Frocks stocks a range of Jason Voorhees costumes and masks.
Flashdance (1983) – all you need are leggings, slouch tops and neon leg warmers to put together a costume from this iconic 80s film
Dirty Dancing (1987) – based in the 60s but all you need for a Patrick Swayze costume is a black vest and black trousers.
An Officer and a Gentleman (1982) – Starring Richard Gere wear our Naval Officer uniform
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) We stock lots of Freddy Krueger costumes and accessories
Rambo (1985) – Another Sylvestor Stallone 80s film. we have a Rambo costume to hire
Batman (1989) – We stock all the Batman Costumes including The Joker, Catwoman and Batgirl
Superman (1980) Superman II just scraps into the 80s decade. Hire and costumes to purchase are available