Category: 1980’s Best Movies

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...

Ghostbusters 1984 Movie Poster

Ghostbusters (1984)

Ghostbusters Quote: “Egon, this reminds me of the time you tried to drill a hole through your head. Remember that? – Dr. Peter Venkman If someone told you “Ghostbusters” was every bit as bad as “Rambo: First Blood Part II,” you’d tell him he was crazy. Consider us criminally insane....

Back to The Future 1985 Movie Poster

Back to The Future (1985)

Back to The Future Quote: “Don’t worry. As long as you hit that wire with the connecting hook at precisely eighty-eight miles per hour the instant the lightning strikes the tower… everything will be fine.” – Dr. Emmett Brown In this 1980s sci-fi classic, small-town California teen Marty McFly (Michael...

Rambo: First Blood Part II 1985 Movie Poster

Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)

Rambo: First Blood Part II Quote: “If winning means he has to die – he’ll die. No fear, no regrets. And one more thing, what you choose to call hell, he calls home..” – Colonel Trautman In case you were wondering: No, “Rambo: First Blood Part II” does not hold...

The Blues Brothers 1980 Movie Poster

The Blues Brothers (1980)

The Blues Brothers Quote: “It’s 106 miles to Chicago, we got a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it’s dark… and we’re wearing sunglasses.” – Elwood Blues Was 1980’s “Blue Brothers” a perfect movie? Special guest and soul music expert King Bee says yes! Blue Brothers transcended...

Top Gun 1986 Movie Poster

Top Gun (1986)

Top Gun Quote: “Uh, sorry, Goose. *We* happened to see a MiG 28 do a 4g negative dive.” – Maverick “Top Gun” is the perfect time capsule for 1986, the only year where you could make a successful “American romantic military action drama.” We remember amazing performances by Tom Cruise,...

Caddyshack 1980 Movie Poster

Caddyshack (1980)

Caddyshack Quote: “In order to conquer an animal, I have to think like an animal, and whenever possible, look like one.” – Carl Spackler We asked your favorite Chevy Chase movie. And you answered “Caddyshack.” We groaned. But then, something incredible happened: We kinda liked it. Allow us to wipe...