Boogie Nights (1997)
Paul Thomas Anderson's Oscar-winning yarn about the ‘70s porn industry is a paean to decadent disco-era revelry. And a party is one of the pivotal scenes – a bash on New Year’s Eve 1979 heralds the arrival of the darker, more tragic 1980s when Little Bill shoots his adulterous wife, her lover and then himself. It's all downhill from there.
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Risky Business (1983)
What do you do if you’re an everyday Chicago teen in the ‘80s who needs to raise some serious cash to pay for your Dad’s wrecked Porsche? If you’re Joel Goodson (a young Tom Cruise), you turn your house into a brothel. Recreate the dancing in your shirt scene in your own time.