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The 80s movie thread

Discussion in 'Personal' started by lanokia, Nov 13, 2015.

  1. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    Obviously there is really only one decade for great movies...

    And so it begins...

    Love this film, one of the classic Christmas movies! Love how the trailer has a narrator. Also, probably my first 'horror' movie [it was scary when I was little!]
  2. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    Another one that gave me the shivers... and it is still top quality entertainment!

    Excellent cast, great comedy and great fun!
  3. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    Michael J Fox! Doc Brown! A Delorean! Skateboarding!

    Love it every time!
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  4. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    Maybe one of only two good Matthew Broderick movies... and another classic!
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  5. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    This is the great movie ever made... don't bother trying to argue, you won't get anywhere. This is stone cold classic!

    Hans Gruber! Bruce Willis! Alan Rickman doing what he does best! Yippeekayaymother... you get the idea!
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  6. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    From the same decade as Die Hard this kept it clean, kept it simple and did its job better than you'd think possible.
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  7. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    This and Die Hard fighting it out... so good... nothing can stop it!
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  8. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    James Cameron was just on a roll and what a roll... taking Ridley Scotts haunted house in space into new territory with a Vietnam allegory that went right over my young head. Awesome in its ambition!
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  9. Dragonlady30

    Dragonlady30 Star commenter

    Last entry reminds me of the very old joke:

    Who would you least like to be stuck in a lift with?

    Bruce Willis

    in a vest!! :eek:
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  10. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    This might be the least known on this list but I love it. I think Die Hard is the best film but this is my favourite. The film is so... perfect. I play this before X-Mas to year 7 when I'm in a good mood and it still goes down well with this modern jaded generation.
  11. GLsghost

    GLsghost Star commenter

    I can't resist these nostalgia threads...

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  12. RedQuilt

    RedQuilt Star commenter

    I love Die Hard too, brilliant film.
  13. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    Right at the start of the decade Empire sets a new standard for sequels!

    Then in 1983 my parents take my brother and me on a secret Christmas trip to the cinema and win the prize of 'Best Parents EVER!!!!' with this...

    Except I think that is for the Special Editions so...
  14. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    Ah GLSghost has baggsied Untouchables... a great film though!
  15. Duke of York

    Duke of York Star commenter

    I thought the original Die Hard was the better film.
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  16. RedQuilt

    RedQuilt Star commenter

    I know it has its flaws but I love this film. I think it's probably got my favourite soundtrack.
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  17. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    My childhood hero!
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  18. Duke of York

    Duke of York Star commenter

    The films must be old enough by now to be shown at Christmas.
  19. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    I'm sure there are many more but I've done my part... these movies in many ways formed the way I think. They set up how I see the world. Might explain a lot.

    But I like to think if confronted by terrorists I'd retort with a sardonic aside and a fist [I know this isn't true].
  20. xena-warrior

    xena-warrior Star commenter

    All terrible apart from Alien and BTTF. Also liked War Of The Roses, The Shining, Airplane! and Poltergeist. The rest of the 80s me-stuff got on my wick at the time and grew in wick-on-ness as they acquired "80s classic" status. Breakfast Club? Pretty In Pink? Wanted to slap or shake everyone in it.

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