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

(5 votes, average: 6.80 out of 10)
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Brewster's MillionsA 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 children.

The 1945 version is even better as a screwball comedy that is very witty and full of great one liners, but is not easy to find.

Year: 1988

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Explorers

(6 votes, average: 6.67 out of 10)
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ExplorersThree 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

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Grease

(6 votes, average: 4.67 out of 10)
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GreaseGrease 2The 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 was a very popular movie for teens.

Grease 2 has a similar story to the first Grease movie. This time a new class rides motorbikes, instead of driving cars.

Not as good as the first and the music isn’t as catchy, but if you enjoyed Grease you should probably see this one too.

Year: 1978, 1982

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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

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Weekend at Bernie’s

(4 votes, average: 6.00 out of 10)
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Weekend at Bernie'sWeekend at Bernie's IITwo 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. You need to see the first the get the second movie.

Year: 1989, 1993

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Adventures in Babysitting

(8 votes, average: 9.25 out of 10)
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Adventures in BabysittingWhen a suburban baby sitter gets a desperate call from her friend she takes the kids and travels to the big city to rescue her.

A fun 80’s movie that shouldn’t be missed. Suitable for the whole family.

Year: 1987

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Clue

(9 votes, average: 8.11 out of 10)
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ClueBased 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 a bit different.

Year: 1985

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