Category: 1980’s Best Movies

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Predator (1987)

Predator Quote: “Long Tall Sally, she built sweet, she got everything, that Uncle John need. Aw baby, I’m gonna have me some fun, I’m gonna have me some fun, I’m gonna have me some fun.” – Sergeant Mac Eliot It’s our 100th movie review! And we’ve been saving one very...

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Weekend at Bernie’s (1989)

Weekend at Bernie’s Quote: “How do you like that? The guy gets laid more times dead than I do alive.” – Larry Wilson Listener Christian commissioned this ’80s classic as a tribute to Shat The Movies host Roger Roeper, and Rog defends it against criticism from Big D and Kerri...

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The Burbs (1989)

The Burbs Quote: “Smells like they’re cooking a goddamn cat over there.” – Mark Rumsfield Big D thought we should do a Best of Rick Ducommun, and you’re probably wondering who that is. You’re not alone. Ducommun was in “Spaceballs,” “The Last Boy Scout,” “Die Hard,” “Groundhog Day,” and dozens...

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WarGames (1983)

WarGames Quote: “Goddammit, I’d piss on a spark plug if I thought it’d do any good!” – General Beringer “WarGames” changed the way ’80s kids looked at video games, computers, and the threat of nuclear annihilation. But in the age of smartphones and wireless Internet, does this 1983 geek-gasm still...

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Planes Trains & Automobiles (1987) Encore Presentation

Planes Trains & Automobiles Quote: “Her first baby came out sideways, she didn’t scream or nothin.” – Owen Thanksgiving is a holiday like no other: We don’t buy presents. We don’t wear costumes. We don’t party all night. We just bring our family and friends together to share a meal...

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Tron (1982)

Tron Quote: “Games? You want games, I’ll give you games ” – Kevin Flynn Disney’s “Tron” digitally dazzled the world as revolutionary work of art: the identity discs, the concept of a computerized world, and visuals that to this day haven’t been replicated in their inventiveness and effort. But one...

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Beetlejuice (1988)

Beetlejuice Quote: “Ah. Well… I attended Juilliard… I’m a graduate of the Harvard business school. I travel quite extensively. I lived through the Black Plague and had a pretty good time during that. I’ve seen the Exorcist about a hundred and sixty-seven times, and it keeps getting funnier every single...

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Pet Sematary (1989)

Pet Sematary Quote: “First I play with Jud. Then mommy came, and I played with mommy. We play, daddy? We had an awful good time Now, I want to play with you” – Gage Creed “Pet Sematary” might be Stephen King’s biggest ’80s movie hit, but is it any good...