Top Ten Lists of Eighties Movies
The concept is pretty easily, pick your ten favorite movies from the eighties. The hard part? I want JUST movies from the eighties, not movies you might have seen during the eighties. Also, try and avoid movies that came out after the eighties if possible, 1990 is pretty borderline, I won't scream too loudly if you add one that is from then...
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By: Lauren Reardon
I was born in he eighties, and try to relive the eighties almost everyday!
By: DJ LB JONES
MY OTHER FAVORITE MOVIES ARE,THE HOWLING,BUSTIN LOOSE, AND DR DETRIOT
ALL OF THOSE ARE MY FAVORITE MOVIES TO ME.
By: Marisa Davis
- 10. Lucas
Cory Haim is adorable as the "nerd" who tries to win the acceptance of his peers. A bit of a tear jerker for some reason.
- 9. Poltergeist
Another film that I can see again and again. Great combination of humor and horror. "They're heeere."
- 8. Raising Arizona
- 7. First Born
Less popular, but a fine film none the less. It's worth seeing. This is Corey Haim's first film.
- 6. The Goonies
A film that you can watch again and again (or at least I can). Great for both kids and adults.
- 5. Gremlins
I've been watching this movie for as long as I can remember (although it frightened me a bit as a child). I love it!
- 4. Dream a Little Dream
Deeper than your average teen flick. Explores the teen years and the golden years. Great soundtrack.
- 3. The Lost Boys
Fine cast. Puts a new, hip spin on vampire movies. Great soundtrack.
- 2. The Breakfast Club
The quintessential 80's teen movie. Very quotable. A must see.
- 1. Stand By Me
My all-time favorite film! Very talented cast. Everyone should see this coming of age film.
My list of films and the commentaries written for them are based upon my personal feelings and are not met to upset anyone. I realize that my choices are biased towards particular actors and that I neglect to mention several great films (but space is limited). Please enjoy.
I love them all, that's all I can say
- 10. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
All around great action/adventure movie. Sean Connery was great as Indy's father.
- 9. Good Morning, Vietnam
How Robin Williams didn't win an the Academy Award for this movie, I'll never know. His best movie ever.
- 8. Caddyshack
Again...Bill Murray cracks me up...and Rodney is great too.
- 7. Back to the Future
One of the few movies I saw with my dad. We both loved it.
- 6. Stripes
Bill Murray always cracks me up. Love the character Ox(John Candy)
- 5. Return of the Jedi
Best Star Wars movie...old school special FX can sometime be better than the new fangled computer generated ones of today.
- 4. Raiders of the Lost Ark
Can you believe they wanted Tom Seleck to play Indy before Ford...wouldn't have worked.
- 3. The Breakfast Club
Show teens of the 2000's this movie and they'll all get it. It will also still be relevant to teens in 50-100 years as well.
- 2. Sixteen Candles
AMH and Molly Ringwald are great.
- 1. The Blues Brothers
Best mix of action, comedy and music. Belushi is a comic genius. Aykroyd is close as well.
Hard list to come up with. I'm sure I'm missing a few that should be in there.
- 10. Clash of the Titans
Release the Cracken! What a great movie anytime!
- 9. Godzilla 1985
Any Godzilla movie is a masterpiece, and this was the only one made in the 80's.
- 8. Monster Squad
Kick him in the nards....Wolfmen don't have nards... Whoa..Wolfman's got nards!
- 7. Rocky IV
I must break you! Come on little rocky takes out Dalph Lundgrun in Russia, can it get any better?
- 6. Red Dawn
Wolverines! I saw this movies almost everyday!
- 5. Three Amigos
Sons of motherless goats!
- 4. Flash Gordon
Dale I'm using telepathy, over!
- 3. National Lampoon's Vacation
Every line in this movie is hilarious.
- 2. Spaceballs
What's the matter Colonol Sanders?...Chicken? I knew it, I'm surrounded by assholes! Keep firing assholes!
- 1. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
Molurum Sugarum...You call him Dr. Jones, doll! Thats no fortune cookie!...Short Round makes this movie the best ever!
My Science Project, The Abyss, Critters, Better off Dead, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Spies Like Us, Return of the Living Dead were also excellent movies. The 80's were truly the best decade for movies.
I Love the 80's!!!!!!!!!!
Streep, Lange, Spacek, Field, De Niro, Hoffman... anyone else miss the 80s, dramas with substance and great actors and actresses?!
By: Shakayet Hussain
So much more but these should not be forgotten
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