Sky Cinema, Best of the 80’s

Wonder Woman 1984 is heading to Sky Cinema on 27 August, and to celebrate Sky are going to join their Amazonian hero in the decade of shoulder pads, giant phones and belting out power ballads into a hairbrush with a special channel dedicated to the 80’s!

Sky Cinema Best of the 80’s pop-up channel will be available from 23-31 August.

Wonder Woman 1984

Fast forward to the 1980s as Wonder Woman’s next big screen adventure finds her facing two all-new foes: Max Lord and The Cheetah.

In her satin tights, fighting for your rights, and the old red white and blue…Diana must contend with a work colleague and businessman, whose desire for extreme wealth sends the world down a path of destruction, after an ancient artifact that grants wishes goes missing.

Premiering on Sky Cinema on 27 August

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

FERRIS BUELLER’S DAY OFF – A high school wise guy is determined to have a day off from school, despite what the principal thinks of that.

A high school wise guy is determined to have a day off from school, despite what the Principal thinks of that.

Flash Gordon

Get ready to kick some Flash, with an out-of-this world 4K restoration of the much loved, gloriously sparkly cult classic, FLASH GORDON directed by Mike Hodges.
In celebration of Flash Gordon’s 40th anniversary, this collection is the ultimate Flash release. Featuring an all-star cast, including Sam J Jones (Flash Gordon) Brian Blessed (Prince Vultan) Timothy Dalton (Prince Barin) Max Von Sydow (Ming The Merciless) and Melody Anderson (Dale) and accompanied by a brilliant soundtrack by the inimitable Queen, this is the ultimate version of the ’80s cult classic.

A football player and his friends travel to the planet Mongo and find themselves fighting the tyranny of Ming the Merciless to save Earth.












Footloose (1984)

Sky Movies, Footloose

A city teenager moves to a small town where rock music and dancing have been banned, and his rebellious spirit shakes up the populace.

An Officer and a Gentleman

Debra Winger and Richard Gere.

A young man must complete his work at a Navy Officer Candidate School to become an aviator, with the help of a tough Gunnery Sergeant and his new girlfriend.







Back to the Future

BACK TO THE FUTURE: Part 1 – In this classic sci-fi adventure from director Robert Zemeckis, eccentric inventor Doc Brown (Christopher Lloyd) turns a DeLorean into a time machine that inadvertently sends his young friend, Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox), 30 years into the past. While stuck in the 1950s, Marty disrupts his parents’ destiny and risks throwing the time-space continuum completely out of whack. The only way back to 1985 now is to get mom and dad to fall in love all over again.

Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent thirty years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the eccentric scientist Doc Brown.

Die Hard

Die Hard
Featuring Bruce Willias as John McClane; Bonnie Bedelia as Holly Gennaro McClane
© Twentieth Century Fox

An NYPD officer tries to save his wife and several others taken hostage by German terrorists during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.



Top Gun (1986)

Top Gun
Tom Cruise as Maverick

As students at the United States Navy’s elite fighter weapons school compete to be best in the class. One daring young pilot learns a few things from a civilian instructor that are not taught in the classroom.


Michael Keaton
© Warner Brothers International

The spirits of a deceased couple are harassed by an unbearable family that has moved into their home. Then hire a malicious spirit to drive them out.



TM, ® & Copyright © 2002 by Paramount Pictures. All Rights Reserved.

A Pittsburgh woman with two jobs as a welder and an exotic dancer wants to get into ballet school.







We’ll definitely be keeping an eye on Sky Cinema Best of the 80’s!

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