Stranger Things 70/80s Movie References Revealed

Netflix instant cult classic series Stranger Things was proudly inspired by the iconic science fiction and horror films of the late 1970s and early 1980s. Indeed the shows creators the Duffer Brothers originally pitched the show as basically being like a ‘very dark Amblin Entertainment movie’. For those unaware Amblin Entertainment is Steven Spielberg’s production company responsible for vintage genre favorites like Gremlins, The Goonies, Innerspace, Batteries Not Included and of course E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.

Film fans that have already binge watched Stranger Days first season may have easily spotted a few well placed references and subtle nods to familiar films/scenes. But just in case you missed any here’s a brilliant video of shot by shot comparisons to point them out for you…

References to 70-80′s movies in Stranger Things from Ulysse Thevenon on Vimeo.

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