Category Archives: 1980’s

Big

(14 votes, average: 9.43 out of 10)
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A boy makes a wish he was bigger and wakes up the next morning in the body of a man. Full of great scenes that Tom Hanks does very well. Suitable for young teens and up. It is also good for nostalgia for your childhood and for the 80’s. Year: 1988 Continue Reading

The Burbs

The Burbs

(13 votes, average: 9.08 out of 10)
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A man on holidays gets suspicious of his neighbours and their strange night time actions. A great comedy, where the characters are even more interesting then the storyline. It is a simple yet fun satire about nosey neighbours and life in suburbia. Year: 1989 Continue Reading

Real Genius

(8 votes, average: 8.38 out of 10)
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The fun had at a school for geniuses A fun 80’s teen movie, full of one liners and gags. Great for those who like 80’s movies. Suitable for mid teenagers and up. There are a few sex references, though no nudity or gross humour. Year: 1985 Continue Reading

Twins

(4 votes, average: 8.00 out of 10)
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An early Arnie comedy. A near perfect man searches for his twin brother, who is anything but perfect. A light comedy with plenty of  laughs and lots of fun. Year: 1988 Continue Reading

Commando

(11 votes, average: 8.64 out of 10)
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A retired commando is goes after the bad guys after they kidnap his daughter. Pure Arnie action. Although the plot is very simple, Arnie satisfies by destroying the bad guys. This is a veg out movie where you turn off your brain and see lots of explosions. Year: 1985 Continue Reading

Running Man, The

(7 votes, average: 8.00 out of 10)
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In the near future (2019), a reality TV show pits convicts hoping to gain their freedom against heavily armed superstars. In comes Arnie as the wrongly convicted hero, ready to fix the corrupt system (destroy and fix may mean the same thing there). This is very much an action Arnie movie. Lots of action, violence,… Continue Reading

Coming to America

(9 votes, average: 8.78 out of 10)
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An African Prince travels to America in search of his bride. Not a kids movie, but not too much adult stuff. This is an entertaining comedy and romance. The music at the start is especially catchy. Year: 1988 Continue Reading

Better Off Dead

(11 votes, average: 9.36 out of 10)
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Fun teenage comedy about a boy who wants to conquer the local ski slope. Teens should enjoy, but will be even more appreciated by adults who love the 80’s. A classic 80’s movie. This is the kind of movie that made John Cusack famous. Continue Reading

Police Academy

(8 votes, average: 7.00 out of 10)
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A series of movies about the exploits of new recruits at a police academy. Not to be taken seriously at all. Plenty of slapstick humour, funny pranks, and lots of laughs. These movies are supposed to be silly, and certainly are. The first movie in the series is the best, with each following one not… Continue Reading