The Mandatory Guide To Every Movie Referenced In ‘Stranger Things’ By The Duffer Brothers

Stranger Things is a perfect blend of every adventure movie we loved as kids, except in the Duffer Brothers’ version of suburban growing pains, imminent interdimensional evil lurks around every corner. And then around that corner lies a never-ending onslaught of sinister Russian scientists, psychotic mullet-donning bullies, and slobber-drenched dog demons. The Duffer Brothers have openly discussed how their filmmaking heroes contributed to their mega-hit of a TV show, and the list of creative inspiration is as long and distinguished as it is creepy. So, we decided to put together a complete list of the most obvious film references in Stranger Things for your enjoyment!

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