Tagged: Action

The best ’80s action movies arguably represents a list of the greatest action movies of all time. The Terminator, Die Hard, and Raiders of the Lost Ark were all released in the 1980s, after all. Those three films are just the tip of the iceberg. You also have Lethal Weapon, Beverly Hills Cop, Aliens, and many more good 1980s action movies. What do you think are the top ’80s action movies? Vote up your favorites from the list of 1980s action films below. With all of these amazing choices, it may be tough to narrow down the very best ’80s action movies. What do you believe defines the greatest action movies of the ’80s? Should they be non-stop action from start to finish like Commando or can they build tension slowly like Predator? Are the top ’80s action movies ultra-violent like RoboCop or do you prefer something a bit goofier like Big Trouble in Little China? Good 1980s action films can even be more serious-minded fare like Platoon or Ran. You get to decide the best and the rest with your votes.

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The Terminator (1984)

The Terminator Quote: “I’m a friend of Sarah Connor. I was told she was here. Could I see her please?” – The Terminator Arnold Schwarzenegger plays the Terminator, a cyborg assassin sent back in time from 2029 to 1984 to kill Sarah Connor (Linda Hamilton), whose son will one day...

Big Trouble in Little China (1986)

Big Trouble in Little China Quote: “When some wild-eyed, eight-foot-tall maniac grabs your neck, taps the back of your favorite head up against the barroom wall, and he looks you crooked in the eye and he asks you if ya paid your dues, you just stare that big sucker right...

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Speed 2 Cruise Control (1997)

Speed 2 Cruise Control Quote: “Who’s ready to party on the big boat besides me?” – Annie Porter Can you really call it a movie “Speed” when it only goes 17 knots? Can you call a movie “Speed” when it doesn’t have Keanu Reaves? Can you even call this thing...

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Backdraft (1991)

Backdraft Quote: “She’s hot and smokey, but she’s not rolling yet!” – Lt. Steven McCaffrey Backdraft taught us to yell at fires, run into burning buildings, cool off our sexy bods by firehose, and never, ever let our estranged sons help us make breakfast. And who knew you could make...

Braveheart (1995)

Braveheart Quote: “Every man dies, not every man really lives.” – William Wallace Premature kilts, revised history, foppish Brits, Crossfit Scots, a 40-year-old Mel Gibson, a hot 9-year-old princess, undying love, and a romance nobody wanted to see. “Braveheart” brought a new degree of violence and complexity to the historical...

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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...

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Movie Poster (1990)

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Quote: “Cricket? Nobody understands cricket! You gotta know what a crumpet is to understand cricket!” – Raphael Did you know 1990’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles was the highest grossing independent film of all time? It was. Did you know creature master Jim Henson lent his magic...

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True Romance (1993)

True Romance Quote: “Now I know I’m pretty, but I’m not as pretty as a pair of titties.” – Drexl Spivey If you’re a Quentin Tarantino fan and haven’t seen “True Romance,” this episode will convince you. And if you’re a “True Romance” fan, Roger is about to piss you...