Top 10 80's Movies

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  1. Wayne Orvisburg profile image72
    Wayne Orvisburgposted 8 years ago

    Last night I was discussing good 80's movies. What do you think are the top 10 movies from the 80's that everyone should see?

    1. rebekahELLE profile image86
      rebekahELLEposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      everyone? yeah, some appeal to guys or girls more, but here are some I like.

      Dirty Dancing
      Fatal Attraction
      An Officer and a Gentleman
      Blade Runner
      Raiders of the Lost Ark
      Chariots of Fire
      Field of Dreams
      Ghandi
      Platoon
      When Harry Met Sally

      if you like music,
      Purple Rain
      Amadeus

      also love Out of Africa

    2. Dave Harris profile image71
      Dave Harrisposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Mine would have to be:
      1. The Lost Boys
      2. The Goonies
      3. Raiders of the Lost Ark
      4. The Breakfast Club
      5. Ferris Beuller's Day Off
      6. ET
      7. Aliens
      8. Weird Science
      9. The Burbs
      10. Empire Of The Sun

    3. profile image50
      yaseen196882posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      purple rain

    4. profile image50
      yaseen196882posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      purple rain

  2. Sparhawke profile image60
    Sparhawkeposted 8 years ago

    Ultimate classic and one of my all time favourites after all these years, Ghostbusters.

    Absolute undiluted excellence, it is just so perfect in every way.

  3. thooghun profile image80
    thooghunposted 8 years ago

    Platoon
    Alien & Aliens
    Commando
    Highlander
    Airplane

    big_smile

  4. Wayne Orvisburg profile image72
    Wayne Orvisburgposted 8 years ago

    Back to the Future for sure. I meant to put that with my original post.

  5. Flightkeeper profile image69
    Flightkeeperposted 8 years ago

    Ferris Bueller's Day Off

  6. Flightkeeper profile image69
    Flightkeeperposted 8 years ago

    A Christmas Story

  7. ediggity profile image61
    ediggityposted 8 years ago

    Top Gun

    Goonies

  8. Flightkeeper profile image69
    Flightkeeperposted 8 years ago

    Batman!

  9. ediggity profile image61
    ediggityposted 8 years ago

    ET

  10. Flightkeeper profile image69
    Flightkeeperposted 8 years ago

    Oh how could I forget, Blade Runner!

    1. ediggity profile image61
      ediggityposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Blade Runner was a good one.

      Die Hard

      Beverly Hills Cop

  11. Flightkeeper profile image69
    Flightkeeperposted 8 years ago

    Dirty Dancing

  12. ediggity profile image61
    ediggityposted 8 years ago

    That's how I learned all of my moves.


    Karate Kid

    1. Flightkeeper profile image69
      Flightkeeperposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      lol So I guess you can show them a thing or two on Dancing with the Stars wink

      Monty Python's The Meaning of Life - I will never forget that fat dude exploding!!!

      1. ediggity profile image61
        ediggityposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Yeah, I guess I learned a few dancing moves as well. I've been known to cut a rug, but I'd definitely get voted off first.tongue


        Flight of the Intruder.

  13. Fiction Teller profile image61
    Fiction Tellerposted 8 years ago

    Lethal Weapon
    Superman 2
    The Terminator
    Tootsie
    Aliens
    The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad
    The Breakfast Club

    1. Dave Harris profile image71
      Dave Harrisposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Love the Breakfast Club, great film!

  14. Mighty Mom profile image81
    Mighty Momposted 8 years ago

    Had to scroll through a lot of losers to find ones for my list:
    1. Stand By Me
    2. Revenge of the Nerds
    3. This Is Spinaltap
    4. Manhunter
    5. Do The Right Thing (I think this was Spike Lee's first)
    6. Say Anything (Still in love with John Cusack!)
    7. Fast Times at Ridgemont High (So, so, so classic!)
    (also Ferris Bueller, of course, but that's already been noted so I will save that spot for something else).
    8. Black Widow (LOVE Theresa Russell!)
    9.Crimes of Passion (a bit obscure but worth seeing)
    10. WHEN HARRY MET SALLY

    1. profile image0
      DoorMattnomoreposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      This is spinal tap. YESSSSSS!!  (I didnt know that was an 80's movie.)

    2. Kangaroo_Jase profile image80
      Kangaroo_Jaseposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Spike did these films, School Daze, She's Gotta Have It,  Joe's Bed-Stuy Barbershop: We Cut Heads, Sarah,  The Answer & Last Hustle in Brooklyn before Do The Right Thing big_smile

  15. Mighty Mom profile image81
    Mighty Momposted 8 years ago

    Is it just me, or did the '80s have way more than its share of imaginary, colored creatures starring in movies? Smurfs,
    Care Bears, My Little Pony, Unicorns, Mouse Detectives, etc, etc, etc.

  16. Flightkeeper profile image69
    Flightkeeperposted 8 years ago

    Okay, I have to confess, I snuck in to see PORKY'S!!!  Oh my god, that was an eyeopener. lol

  17. Mighty Mom profile image81
    Mighty Momposted 8 years ago

    Eyeopener is the perfect word, FK. Porky's.

    So, while we are in confession mode, I came *this* close to putting 9 1/2 Weeks on my list.
    C'mon. You KNOW you thought that movie was *hawt* (Thanks to Shadesbreath for the term) at the time.
    Hard to look at Micky Rourke now and ever, ever think of him in a sexual way, tho!

    1. livewithrichard profile image86
      livewithrichardposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Old ugly guys need lovin too smile

      http://entimg.msn.com/i/gal/SunkenDreamboats/Mickey1_AP_502.jpg

      1. tony0724 profile image57
        tony0724posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        YIKES !

      2. Canklefish profile image71
        Canklefishposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Whoa!

  18. tylercoop profile image32
    tylercoopposted 8 years ago

    #1. Scarface

  19. sim0n30 profile image58
    sim0n30posted 8 years ago

    Stand by me and Goonies fore sure.

  20. mrfluffy profile image61
    mrfluffyposted 8 years ago

    My Favourites are:

    1.    Terminator
    2.    Platoon
    3.    Life of Brian (I know it was 1979 but I wasn’t allowed to see it until the 80’s)
    4.    Blade runner
    5.    Good Morning, Vietnam
    6.    Some Kind of Wonderful
    7.    Platoon
    8.    Raiders of the Lost Ark
    9.    Return of the Jedi
    10.    Dead Poets Society

    1. Canklefish profile image71
      Canklefishposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      You must LOVE Platoon... It made the list twice.

      I would definitely list Platoon in my top 3...

      1. mrfluffy profile image61
        mrfluffyposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Do you know I just noticed that?  smile

  21. KCC Big Country profile image85
    KCC Big Countryposted 8 years ago

    Pretty in Pink
    Sixteen Candles

  22. Mighty Mom profile image81
    Mighty Momposted 8 years ago

    Both good ones, KCC!

  23. KCC Big Country profile image85
    KCC Big Countryposted 8 years ago

    Thanks, MM....you had already named a few I had planned to.  I looooooove John Cusack.

    1. KristenGrace profile image61
      KristenGraceposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I agree too... Plus, any John Hughes movie would pretty much make the list smile

  24. Wayne Orvisburg profile image72
    Wayne Orvisburgposted 8 years ago

    Anybody else like Better Off Dead?

    1. Megavitamin profile image78
      Megavitaminposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I LOVE Better Off Dead!

      "Go that way really fast, if anything gets in your way--turn."

  25. I am DB Cooper profile image64
    I am DB Cooperposted 8 years ago

    Back to the Future
    The Breakfast Club
    Say Anything
    Dead Poets Society
    Stand By Me
    Ferris Bueller's Day Off
    Major League
    The Natural
    Do The Right Thing
    This is Spinal Tap

    1. tony0724 profile image57
      tony0724posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I forgot about " This is Spinal Tap ". I loved that movie.

  26. tony0724 profile image57
    tony0724posted 8 years ago

    #1 Raiders of the lost Ark
    #2 Sixteen Candles
    #3 Aliens II
    #4 The Terminator
    #5 When Harry met Sally
    #6 The Breakfast Club
    #7 Platoon
    #8 Blue Velvet
    #9 Back to the Future
    #10 Beverly Hills Cop

  27. prettydarkhorse profile image63
    prettydarkhorseposted 8 years ago

    Top 14

    Raiders of the Lost Ark

    Terms of Endearment

    The Killing Fields

    Children of the Lesser God

    The Last Emperor

    Stand By Me

    Karate Kid

    Terminator

    Dead Poets Society

    Back to The Future

    E.T.

    Star Wars V

    Wings of Desire

    Rain Man

    1. rebekahELLE profile image86
      rebekahELLEposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      yes, all of these!

      also Driving Miss Daisy

  28. torimari profile image67
    torimariposted 8 years ago

    Ahh, I'm not sure, but I recently saw Lost Boys and loved it. :B It's one of  my faves.

    1. tony0724 profile image57
      tony0724posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      OOOOHHHHH good one ! I forgot about that movie.

  29. europewalker profile image75
    europewalkerposted 8 years ago

    Risky Business

    Weird Science

    The Color Purple

    Paris Texas

    My Left Foot

  30. profile image0
    jca197493@yahoo.cposted 7 years ago

    Bachelor Party! I love Tom Hanks in this movie...

  31. WalterDamage profile image57
    WalterDamageposted 7 years ago

    THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK
    RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK
    FERRIS BEULLER'S DAY OFF
    BACK TO THE FUTURE
    SILENCE OF THE LAMBS
    FATAL ATTRACTION
    ROBOCOP
    BEVERLY HILLS COP
    ALIENS
    TERMINATOR

  32. PegCole17 profile image95
    PegCole17posted 7 years ago

    I used to watch "Aliens" repeatedly. Loved it. Ripley was great.
    "Get your team outta there, Gorman!"

    "This little girl survived for longer than 17 days." (Ripley)
    "Well maybe we should put her in charge!" (Hudson)

    Did anyone ever see the Saturday Night Live spoof? It was crazy fun.

    1. Kangaroo_Jase profile image80
      Kangaroo_Jaseposted 7 years agoin reply to this
      1. PegCole17 profile image95
        PegCole17posted 7 years agoin reply to this

        "Every meal is a banquet. Every formation a parade. I LOVE the corps." Sgt. Apone

        I was amazed to see he had actually been a soldier!

  33. L.C. Smith profile image60
    L.C. Smithposted 7 years ago

    Fast Times at Ridgemont High

  34. Kangaroo_Jase profile image80
    Kangaroo_Jaseposted 7 years ago

    A few well remembered ones

    Raging Bull
    Full Metal Jacket
    Trading Places
    Poltergeist
    Scarface
    Witness
    Dead Poets Society
    Dead Men Don’t Wear Plaid
    The Evil Dead
    First Blood

 
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