Browse - Most popular shows featuring: 1980sx






Stranger ThingsStranger Things
Netflix, 2016 On Hiatus | Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Sci-Fi | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.5/5

The series is set in 1980 Hawkins, Indiana where a young boy vanishes into thin air. As friends, family and local police search for answers, they are drawn into an extraordinary mystery involving top-secret government experiments, terrifying supernatural forces and one very strange little girl.


Young SheldonYoung Sheldon
CBS, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.3/5

The Big Bang Theory spin-off about awkward childhood of Sheldon Cooper at the age of 9 in Galvelston, Texas.


ChernobylChernobyl
HBO Max, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Thriller, History, Documentary | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.6/5

Chernobyl is a tale of lies and cowardice, of courage and conviction, of human failure and human nobility. The five-part mini-series focuses on the heart-breaking scale of the nuclear plant disaster that occurred in Ukraine in April 1986, revealing how and why it happened, and telling the shocking, remarkable stories of the heroes who risked their lives to save others.


NarcosNarcos
Netflix, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Thriller, Biography | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.6/5

The show chronicles the life and death of drug lord Pablo Escobar, the ruthless boss of the Medellin Cartel and a known terrorist who was also a congressman, a family man and revered by the poor as a new Robin Hood. Season 4 comes as a separate show called Narcos: Mexico.


MindhunterMindhunter
Netflix, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.5/5

This series focuses on the development by two men, two agents, of a new criminal field and does so through story lines of visiting the sociopathic mind. Mindhunter is based on the 1996 book Mind Hunter: Inside the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit, by former special agent John Douglas and Mark Olshaker.


The Americans (2013)The Americans (2013)
FX, 2013 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.5/5

A drama about two KGB spies posing as Americans in the early 1980s. It centers on the two spies, whose arranged marriage evolves into something more real, compromising their mission during the Cold War.


Narcos: MexicoNarcos: Mexico
Netflix, 2018 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Adventure, Crime | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.3/5

See the rise of the Guadalajara Cartel as an American DEA agent learns the danger of targeting narcos in Mexico.


SnowfallSnowfall
FX, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.5/5

Los Angeles 1981. A storm is coming and its name is cocaine. "Snowfall" is a one-hour drama set against the infancy of the crack cocaine epidemic and its ultimate radical impact on the culture as we know it. The story follows three characters on a violent collision course: Franklin Saint, young street entrepreneur on a quest for power; Gustavo Zapata, a Mexican wrestler turned gangster in search of his American dream; and Logan Miller, a prominent family's "black sheep" desperate to escape his father's shadow.


The DeuceThe Deuce
HBO Max, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Adult | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.1/5

Centered in New York, this follows the story of the legalization and subsequent rise of the porn industry through the early 70s and right into the 80s. It will explore the rough-and-tumble world that existed in midtown Manhattan until the rise of HIV, the violence of the cocaine epidemic and the renewed real estate market all ended this wild ride. Named for 42nd Street, The Deuce is partly inspired by twin brothers who were contenders in this turbulent Times Square world, becoming fronts for the Mob - the real power controlling this volatile and lucrative sex industry.


Halt and Catch FireHalt and Catch Fire
AMC, 2014 Cancelled/Ended | Drama | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

Set in the the changing culture of Texas' Silicon Prairie during the 1980s personal computing boom, Halt & Catch Fire looks through the eyes of a visionary, an engineer, and a prodigy. Their innovations directly confront the corporate behemoths of their time with their personal and professional partnerships also being tested by greed and ego.


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