• I think the 80's produced some really great comedies. Although, I like a lot of different movies from the 80's. The 90's really seemed to be the era of the Shoot em up action/adventure. Terminator 2, Die Hard 2, Die Hard 3, ect...
  • Action movies! Indiana Jones, Conan, The Empire Strikes Back, Excalibur, even the cheesy ones like Beastmaster. There were also some incredible animated flicks - the Lord of the Rings, Heavy Metal, things like that. And horror movies. Peter Jackson, Dario Argento, and George Romero were in their heyday!
  • I think the eighties not only excelled in most genres, but that it gave every genre its classic, and even today sometimes it just seems that film producers are trying to bask in the former glory of the movie shaping eighties, by attempting to recreate sequels and classics. Of course for me the horror scene is great. The seventies created it, but the eighties shaped the slasher genre, and came out with horror films possessing genuine atmosphere and soul, even if some repeated themselves. Not any more intelligent than today, but at least with the older films I don't have to worry about whether or not it will be fun, most were. The action films were all epic, as mentioned before, Conan for example, and even the very badly done Highlander film. (I still think that Terminator 2, from the nineties, is the most epic film ever though.) We had Back to the Future, Karate Kid, Ninja Turtles, for humour there were the Ernst film series, really I could go on. Every genre pretty much had its pedestal, and even the ones following the footsteps were honest, unlike a lot of them today. Even the black sheep and failures are classics in their own sense, like Howard the Duck. A lot of classics, Jaws, Edward Scissorhands, My Girl, Beatlejuice, Willow, Star Wars, so there's really no better genre than another for that time period, it was the thriving of film souls. XD Maybe in years from now we'll look back on today's films and say the same thing, but for different reasons. As long as they don't make ET 2.
  • Brat pack!
  • you left out Teen Movies - John Hughes RULZ!!!!!
  • Here's a quote from one of my favorite 80s movies. It was a wacky comedy. See if you can guess what it is. I did have a test today. That wasn't bullshit. It's on European socialism. I mean, really, what's the point? I'm not European. I don't plan on being European, so who gives a crap if they're socialists? They could be fascist anarchists - that still wouldn't change the fact that I don't own a car. Not that I condone fascism, or any -ism for that matter. -Ism's in my opinion are not good. A person should not believe in an -ism, he should believe in himself. I quote John Lennon, 'I don't believe in Beatles, I just believe in me.' Good point there. After all, he was 'The Walrus'. I could be the walrus, but I'd still have to bum rides off of people.

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