Category: 1980’s Best Movies

Conan the Barbarian (1982) Movie Poster

Conan the Barbarian (1982)

Conan the Barbarian Quote: “To crush your enemies, to see them driven before you, and to hear the lamentations of their women!” – Conan Soundtrack of the gods, camel-punching, surprise romance, imperfect allies, meaty snakes, cannibalistic orgies, and a unanimous Shat Score. Conan The Barbarian often is lumped in the...

A Christmas Story 1983 Movie Poster

A Christmas Story (1983)

A Christmas Story Quote: “It was all over – I was dead. What would it be? The guillotine? Hanging? The chair? The rack? The Chinese water torture? Hmmph. Mere child’s play compared to what surely awaited me.!” – Ralphie  What goes great with a holiday hangover? How about a...

Scrooged 1988 Movie Poster

Scrooged (1988)

Scrooged Quote: “The bitch hit me with a toaster!” – Frank Cross Caught in the doldrums between Christmas and New Year’s Eve? We’ve got one more present for you! “Scrooged” might be the sleeper holiday comedy you need this winter. It certainly surprised us. Bill Murray is at his best,...

Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back 1980 Movie Poster

Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

The Empire Strikes Back Quote: “He’s no good to me dead!” – Boba Fett  “The Last Jedi” is here and dividing fans like no Star Wars movie before. Gain some perspective by looking back on the high point of the franchise: “The Empire Strikes Back.” We bow down to...

Planes Trains & Automobiles 1987 Movie Poster

Planes Trains & Automobiles (1987)

Planes Trains & Automobiles Quote: “Her first baby came out sideways, she didn’t scream or nothin.” – Owen  Easily excitable Neal Page (Steve Martin) is somewhat of a control freak. Trying to get home to Chicago to spend Thanksgiving with his wife (Laila Robins) and kids, his flight is...

A Nightmare on Elm Street 1984 Movie Poster

A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

A Nightmare on Elm Street Quote: “There’s four letters in my name, Rod. How can there be enough room on your joint for four letters?” – Tina Gray “A Nightmare on Elm Street” introduced us to a new slasher villain, a new horror universe, Johnny Depp and blood-fountain waterbeds. But...

Poltergeist 1982 Movie Poster

Poltergeist (1982)

Poltergeist Quote: “Hello? What do you look like? Talk louder, I can’t hear you! Hey, hello! Hello, I can’t hear you! Five. Yes. Yes. I don’t know. I don’t know.” – Carol Anne Steven Spielberg made it, and it’s widely considered a horror classic. So why is “Poltergeist” just ho-hum?...

Porky's 1981 Movie Poster

Porky’s (1981)

Porky’s Quote: “This boy is deformed!” – Cherry Forever Surprise: We kinda liked Porky’s. Also surprise: It’s wasn’t because of boobs (hardly any, actually) or jokes (so many bad ones). The 1981 Canadian-American teen sex comedy actually had some depth to it, dealing with child abuse, misogyny, racism, and possibly...