Category Archives: 1980’s

Top Gun

Top Gun

(11 votes, average: 7.27 out of 10)
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Top GunA group of “best of the best” fighter pilots compete to be the best in the “Top Gun” training school.

This movie is what defined cool in the 1980’s.

Action, romance, great lines.

Ignore the impossible physics and just have fun.

Quote: “I feel the need. The need for speed.”

Year: 1986

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Brewster’s Millions

Brewster’s Millions

(5 votes, average: 6.80 out of 10)
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A man inherits 300 million dollars, but to get it, he must prove he can spend 30 million of it in 30 days. This proves more difficult than it sounds. A fun simple comedy from the 1980’s. Suitable for family veiwing although there is some swearing.  Teens and adults will appreciate it more than young… Continue Reading

Stripes

Stripes

(4 votes, average: 5.75 out of 10)
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Two underachievers decide to join the army. Lots of pranks ensue in this comedy of errors. A classic 80’s comedy, similar in style to police academy which came out a few years later. Year: 1981 Continue Reading

Explorers

Explorers

(6 votes, average: 6.67 out of 10)
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Three boys discover a way to make a space ship with help of a mysterious computer circuit. This is a fun children’s adventure, and although it does get a bit silly at times it will still entertain children and nostalgic adults. Clean and fun. Year: 1985 Continue Reading

Grease

Grease

(6 votes, average: 4.67 out of 10)
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The lives of a group of high school students in their senior year. This movie, and its musical versions, is famous for its great music and dance scenes. Plenty of humour, satisfying dance along style scenes, and very catchy music. Not suitable for children as it does deal with plenty of teenage issues, but this… Continue Reading

Lethal Weapon

Lethal Weapon

(8 votes, average: 7.88 out of 10)
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        Fun police detective action. These movies are full of action and will not disappoint. Suitable for older teenagers and adults, there is a lot of swearing, violence, and a brief amount of nudity. Year: 1987, 1989, 1992, 1998 Continue Reading

Weekend at Bernie’s

Weekend at Bernie’s

(4 votes, average: 6.00 out of 10)
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Two guys visiting their boss’s beach house find their boss has been murdered and try to convince everyone he is still alive. Suitable for teenagers and up. Lots of great scenes and lots of laughs. Weekend at Bernie’s 2 continues the story and the main joke. Not as good as the first, but still fun.… Continue Reading

Overboard

Overboard

(13 votes, average: 8.38 out of 10)
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A cabinet maker who is stiffed by a rich customer gets even when the customer gets amnesia, making her his wife. A good romantic comedy that keeps you laughing. Year: 1987   Continue Reading

Clue

Clue

(9 votes, average: 8.11 out of 10)
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Based on the popular board game. This is a comedy murder mystery movie. Which person at the dinner party did the murder? A slightly weird comedy, part slapstick, part farce, part mystery. Not in the style that children would enjoy, but an entertaining movie for adults. Watch for the three alternative endings that make it… Continue Reading