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My top ten favorite movies of the 1980's
My top ten all-time favorite movies list of the 1980s I enjoyed as a preteen boy. It was hard picking my favorites except for my number one pick, The Goonies.
The 1980s was a great decade for movies. I decided to stroll back memory lane and list my top ten favorite movies of that decade. I didn't include some of the big hits like Ferris Bueller's Day Off and Pretty in Pink because they were more teen types of movies and I wasn't in that age range at that time. My all time favorite movies that I own and watch on occasion even in my 30's is The Goonies and Star Wars Return of the Jedi. Some movies seem cheesy when you watch them years later but some of them are still very entertaining and bring back that sentimental feeling. So sit back and let's go back in time to some of my favorite movies of the 1980s.
Photo of my vhs box copy of goonies.
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A must buy in your video collection. My favorite movie from the 80s.
Without further ado here is my top ten list
1. Goonies (Truffle Shuffle anyone, who wouldn't want to look for treasure)
2. Star Wars Return of the Jedi (I imagined I was a Jedi Knight)
3. Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (how cool was this movie)
4. Gremlins (the kitchen scene was so cool at my age)
5. Short Circuit
6. ET the Extraterrestrial (common theme for me was space/alien types of movies)
7. Neverending Story (great fantasy story and timeless classic)
8. The Dark Crystal
10. Benji the Hunted
honorable mention Stand by Me and Ferris Bueller's Day Off (Movies that should be in the list but didn't watch them until later on so in good conscience couldn't include them in the list)
It was just so cool. Fighting ghosts and a cool cast of characters. It had a little bit of everything needed to make this a great movie.
I had such a crush on Phoebe Cates and I thought Gizmo was awesome. The kitchen scene is so cool.
Voice your opinion on my list, remember it is geared for those around 10 years old in the mid 80's.
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I know from previous comments from readers and remembering some movies that I forgot about that and need to be included my list needs to be updated. I will be updating in the near future and would like your comments on what ones definitely belong and what ones should be included. Leave your comments on the guestbook below, thank you.
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