As in, best captures the style of 80s animation? Or best captures the culture/lifestyle of the 80s?
Akira for the first, maybe Patlabor for the second? Hard to find [good] films about normal life.
Blade Runner + The Terminator + Miami Vice +Cute girls =
If this sounds good to you, you will like Bubblegum Crisis.
Replied to the wrong person.
it's just an opinion based thread. Why must you assume it's automatically it's a rec thread. Most of these films are extremely well known and has been seen by most already, so it's not like people are gaining any new shit out of it to watch.
Not a movie but City Hunter is 1980s Japan distilled into animated form.
Gunsmith Cats manga started in 1991.
The anime was released in late 1994, around the same time as Eva.
>Also Gunsmith Cats, or the OVA at least, is way more '70s in the style of cop dramas or stuff like Bullitt.