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Leo Logan
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Here is a list of the top 10 box office stars of the 1980s according to Quigley Publishing. It is based on actors who can open a movie.

1980
1. Burt Reynolds - Smokey and the Bandit II
2. Robert Redford - Brubaker
3. Clint Eastwood - Bronco Billy, Any Which Way You Can
4. Jane Fonda - 9 to 5
5. Dustin Hoffman - Kramer vs. Kramer
6. John Travolta - Urban Cowboy
7. Sally Field - Smokey and the Bandit II
8. Sissy Spacek - Coal Miner's Daughter
9. Barbra Streisand - The Main Event
10. Steve Martin - The Jerk

1981
1. Burt Reynolds - Cannonball Run
2. Clint Eastwood - Any Which Way You Can
3. Dudley Moore - Arthur
4. Dolly Parton - 9 to 5
5. Jane Fonda - 9 to 5, On Golden Pond
6. Harrison Ford - Raiders of the Lost Ark
7. Alan Alda - The Four Seasons
8. Bo Derek - Tarzan, the Ape Man
9. Goldie Hawn - Private Benjamin
10. Bill Murray - Stripes

1982
1. Burt Reynolds - The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
2. Clint Eastwood - Firefox, Honkytonk Man
3. Sylvester Stallone - Rocky III, First Blood
4. Dudley Moore - Arthur, Six Weeks
5. Richard Pryor - The Toy
6. Dolly Parton - The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
7. Jane Fonda - On Golden Pond
8. Richard Gere - An Officer and a Gentleman
9. Paul Newman - The Verdict
10. Harrison Ford - Blade Runner

1983
1. Clint Eastwood - Sudden Impact
2. Eddie Murphy - 48 Hours, Trading Places
3. Sylvester Stallone - Rocky III
4. Burt Reynolds - Stroker Ace
5. John Travolta - Staying Alive, Two of a Kind
6. Dustin Hoffman - Tootsie
7. Harrison Ford - Return of the Jedi
8. Richard Gere - Breathless
9. Chevy Chase - National Lampoon's Vacation
10. Tom Cruise - The Outsiders, Losin' It, Risky Business, All the Right Moves

1984
1. Clint Eastwood - Tightrope, City Heat
2. Bill Murray - Ghostbusters, The Razor's Edge
3. Harrison Ford - Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
4. Eddie Murphy - Best Defense, Beverly Hills Cop
5. Sally Field - Places in the Heart
6. Burt Reynolds - Cannonball Run II, City Heat
7. Robert Redford - The Natural
8. Prince - Purple Rain
9. Dan Aykroyd - Ghostbusters
10. Meryl Streep - Silkwood, Falling in Love

1985
1. Sylvester Stallone - Rambo: First Blood Part II, Rocky IV
2. Eddie Murphy - Beverly Hills Cop
3. Clint Eastwood - Pale Rider
4. Michael J. Fox - Back to the Future, Teen Wolf
5. Chevy Chase - Fletch, European Vacation, Spies Like Us
6. Arnold Schwarzenegger - Commando, Red Sonja
7. Chuck Norris - Code of Silence
8. Harrison Ford - Witness
9. Michael Douglas - The Jewel of the Nile
10. Meryl Streep - Out of Africa, Plenty

1986
1. Tom Cruise - Legend, Top Gun, The Color of Money
2. Eddie Murphy - The Golden Child
3. Paul Hogan - Crocodile Dundee
4. Rodney Dangerfield - Back to School
5. Bette Midler - Down and Out in Beverly Hills, Ruthless People
6. Sylvester Stallone - Cobra
7. Clint Eastwood - Heartbreak Ridge
8. Whoopi Goldberg - The Color Purple, Jumpin' Jack Flash
9. Kathleen Turner - Peggy Sue Got Married
10. Paul Newman - The Color of Money

1987
1. Eddie Murphy - Beverly Hills Cop II
2. Michael Douglas - Fatal Attraction, Wall Street
3. Michael J. Fox - The Secret of My Success, Light of Day
4. Arnold Schwarzenegger - Predator, The Running Man
5. Paul Hogan - Crocodile Dundee
6. Tom Cruise - The Color of Money
7. Glenn Close - Fatal Attraction
8. Sylvester Stallone - Over the Top
9. Cher - The Witches of Eastwick, Suspect, Moonstruck
10. Mel Gibson - Lethal Weapon

1988
1. Tom Cruise - Cocktail, Rain Man
2. Eddie Murphy - Coming to America
3. Tom Hanks - Big, Punchline
4. Arnold Schwarzenegger - Red Heat, Twins
5. Paul Hogan - Crocodile Dundee II
6. Danny DeVito - Twins
7. Bette Midler - Big Business, Beaches
8. Robin Williams - Good Morning Vietnam
9. Tom Selleck - Three Men and a Baby
10. Dustin Hoffman - Rain Man

1989
1. Jack Nicholson - Batman
2. Tom Cruise - Rain Man, Born on the Fourth of July
3. Robin Williams - Dead Poets Society
4. Michael Douglas - Black Rain, The War of the Roses
5. Tom Hanks - The Burbs, Turner and Hooch
6. Michael J. Fox - Casualties of War, Back to the Future Part II
7. Eddie Murphy - Harlem Nights
8. Mel Gibson - Tequila Sunrise, Lethal Weapon II
9. Sean Connery - Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
10. Kathleen Turner - The Accidental Tourist, The War of the Roses

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I bet if this list was done in todays standards a lot more women would be on the list!
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That list Logan is insane!! Some of those titles just blow my mind. Incredibly poor performances by so many yet the movies them self stand the test of time. lovin it.
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That list Logan is insane!! Some of those titles just blow my mind. Incredibly poor performances by so many yet the movies them self stand the test of time. lovin it.
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