80s Films for fanaticsby jr79560 | created - 06 Aug 2012 | updated - 11 Apr 2015 | Public
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1. Armed and Dangerous (1986)
PG-13 | 88 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A fired cop and useless lawyer sign up as security guards and find they've joined a corrupt union.
Votes: 10,038 | Gross: $15.95M
"I've only got time to say this once, if I don't get to 83rd and Aviation quickly two very good people are going to die. Well climb on in here slim."
2. Back to School (1986)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport
To help his discouraged son get through college, a funloving and obnoxious rich businessman decides to enter the school as a student himself.
Votes: 25,921 | Gross: $91.26M
"Lay off Vanessa, she gives great headache!"
3. Who's Harry Crumb? (1989)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Mystery
Harry Crumb is a bumbling and inept private investigator who is hired to solve the kidnapping of a young heiress which he's not expected to solve because his employer is the mastermind behind the kidnapping.
Votes: 14,519 | Gross: $10.98M
"I am from Budapest Hungary? No, thank you I had a falafel for breakfast." "My reputation always precedes me, otherwise I'd be late for all my appointments."
4. Summer Rental (1985)
PG | 87 min | Comedy
An overworked air-traffic controller takes his family on a beach vacation but is soon beset by series of mishaps.
Votes: 12,693 | Gross: $24.69M
"I'm waiting on a part from Minneapolis."
5. Mannequin (1987)
PG | 90 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
A young artist, searching for his vocation, makes a mannequin so perfect he falls in love with it. Finding the mannequin in a store window, he gets a job there and his creation comes to life.
Votes: 27,061 | Gross: $42.72M
"I don't care if he puts a rubber glove on his head and runs through the store naked yelling 'Hi, I'm a squid.'"
6. Cocktail (1988)
R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A talented New York City bartender takes a job at a bar in Jamaica and falls in love.
Votes: 74,924 | Gross: $78.22M
"It wouldn't be any fun if they fell on their backs with their legs open now would it."
7. Trading Places (1983)
R | 116 min | Comedy
A snobbish investor and a wily street con artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires.
Votes: 124,731 | Gross: $90.40M
"The big one's getting frisky, you think we ought to seperate them? No it's New Years Eve, let them have their fun That little one must be the female."
8. Batman (1989)
PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure
The Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal Joker.
Votes: 316,894 | Gross: $251.19M
"I have given a name to my pain, and it is Batman." "This town needs an enema." "Ever dance with the Devil by the pale moon light?"
9. Coming to America (1988)
R | 116 min | Comedy, Romance
An extremely pampered African Prince travels to Queens, New York, and goes undercover to find a wife that he can respect for her intelligence and will.
Votes: 148,921 | Gross: $128.15M
10. Born in East L.A. (1987)
R | 85 min | Comedy
When a native-born American citizen of Mexican descent is mistakenly deported to Mexico, he has to risk everything to get back home.
Votes: 5,150 | Gross: $17.36M
"La Migra!" "Oh, the cinco de mayo parade What's cinco de mayo? I don't know, but we have a parade every year."
11. Commando (1985)
R | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
A retired Special Forces colonel tries to save his daughter, who was abducted by his former subordinate.
Votes: 135,833 | Gross: $35.10M
"Don't bother my friend, he's dead tired."
12. Predator (1987)
R | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A team of commandos on a mission in a Central American jungle find themselves hunted by an extraterrestrial warrior.
Votes: 349,302 | Gross: $59.74M
"You are ghostin us...I don't care who you are back in the world, you give away our position on more time, I'll bleed ya, real quiet. Leave you here."
13. Twins (1988)
PG | 107 min | Comedy, Crime
A physically perfect but innocent man goes in search of his long-lost twin brother, who is short, a womanizer, and small-time crook.
Votes: 105,241 | Gross: $111.94M
"You are parked in handicap spot. So do I look normal to you."
14. Valley Girl (1983)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Romance
Julie, a girl from the valley, meets Randy, a punk from the city. They are from different worlds and find love. Somehow they need to stay together in spite of her trendy, shallow friends.
Votes: 12,004 | Gross: $16.80M
"Why don't you guys just punish me like Stacy's parents do?
Bad karma dear."
Health Foods-Eat here today, live tomorrow
15. Night of the Creeps (1986)
R | 88 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Alien brain parasites, entering humans through the mouth, turn their host into a killing zombie. Some teenagers start to fight against them.
Votes: 18,610 | Gross: $0.59M
"Johnny can we go back to the point now? I'll even let you fondle my breasts!"
16. Secret Admirer (1985)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Romance
An anonymous love letter left in Michael's locker on the last day of school wreaks havoc on his life and the lives of everyone who come in contact with it.
Votes: 5,945 | Gross: $8.62M
"I don't know how to tell you what I want to tell you, so I'm writing it down." "Shhh quiet you'll wake my father Shhh quiet you'll wake your father." "One more crack outta you Weisenheimer and I'm gonna butter your neck tie."
17. Adventures in Babysitting (1987)
PG-13 | 102 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
A babysitter must battle her way through the big city after being stranded there with the kids she's looking after.
Votes: 34,513 | Gross: $34.37M
"You're in my house, get outta my house." "I'll make it very clear, you slip me the cash and I'll slip you the weiner."
18. Taps (I) (1981)
PG | 126 min | Drama
Military cadets take extreme measures to insure the future of their academy when its existence is threatened by local condo developers.
Votes: 15,635 | Gross: $35.86M
"How could they do this sir? With the stroke of a pen, their field of honor is a desktop."
19. Tank (1984)
PG | 113 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
Sergeant Major Zack arrives at a new army base with his wife, son and Sherman tank. One night at a bar he "stops" a pimp/deputy from beating a girl. The corrupt sheriff uses Zack's son for revenge and Zack uses his tank.
Votes: 3,742 | Gross: $14.13M
"It's going to be a great pleasure to shoot that Sergeant in his privates."
20. Red Dawn (1984)
PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Drama
It is the dawn of World War III. In mid-western America, a group of teenagers band together to defend their town, and their country, from invading Soviet forces.
Votes: 47,983 | Gross: $38.38M
"You boys head for the hills and don't come back now, ya hear!" "Go to the sporting goods store. From the files obtain forms 4473. These will contain descriptions of weapons and lists of private ownership."
21. Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
A group of Southern California high school students are enjoying their most important subjects: sex, drugs, and rock n' roll.
Votes: 86,364 | Gross: $27.09M
"Working hard or hardly working." "When a guy has an orgasm, how much comes out? A quart or so."
22. The Wild Life (1984)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama
Eighties teen romp involving Bill and his new apartment, Jim and his rebellious antics, Tom and his crazy self, and Anita with her older man David.
Votes: 2,202 | Gross: $11.02M
23. Roxanne (1987)
PG | 107 min | Comedy, Romance
The large-nosed C.D. Bales is in love with the beautiful Roxanne; she falls for his personality but another man's looks.
Votes: 38,108 | Gross: $40.05M
"Keep that guy away from my cocaine."
24. Always (1989)
PG | 122 min | Fantasy, Romance
The spirit of a recently deceased expert pilot mentors a newer pilot while watching him fall in love with the girlfriend that he left behind.
Votes: 26,330 | Gross: $43.86M
"He's too beautiful. I can't be with a guy that looks like I won him in a raffle."
25. Deal of the Century (1983)
PG | 99 min | Comedy, Crime
A small time arms dealer in South America to sell weapons to the revolutionaries, winds up negotiating the sale of an experimental plane to the nation's dictator.
Votes: 3,353 | Gross: $10.37M
26. Head Office (1985)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy
Lazy, womanizing Jack gets employed at the NYC HQ of the multinational conglomerate, INC. Crazy chaos, promotions, firings, suicides etc. seem to be the way of the day.
Votes: 1,286 | Gross: $3.39M
"Whaling is Zionism." "I've got a dead father in law who's pissed off because he's in semi-private." "That wasn't my idea. That was someone else's idea that I approved."
27. Spies Like Us (1985)
PG | 102 min | Adventure, Comedy
Two bumbling government employees think they are U.S. spies, only to discover that they are actually decoys for Nuclear War.
Votes: 41,376 | Gross: $60.09M
"What's that sound? a dikfur what's a dikfur? to pee with."
28. Caddyshack (1980)
R | 98 min | Comedy, Sport
An exclusive golf course has to deal with a brash new member and a destructive dancing gopher.
Votes: 98,256 | Gross: $39.85M
"The thing about this stuff is you can shoot 36 holes on it then roll it up and just get blown to the bejesus belt!"
29. Caddyshack II (1988)
PG | 98 min | Comedy, Sport
When a crass new-money tycoon's membership application is turned down at a snooty country club, he retaliates by buying the club and turning it into a tacky amusement park.
Votes: 14,124 | Gross: $11.80M
"That man tried to kill me I'm sure he had his reasons dear."
30. Fletch (1985)
PG | 98 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Irwin M. "Fletch" Fletcher is a newspaper reporter being offered a large sum to off a cancerous millionaire, but is on the run, risking his job and finding clues when it's clear the man is healthy.
Votes: 44,425 | Gross: $50.61M
"Who are you? I'm Frieda's boss Who's Frieda? My secretary."
31. Fletch Lives (1989)
PG | 95 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
After receiving an inheritance in Louisiana, Los Angeles reporter Irvin Fletcher heads to the Belle Isle plantation where he gets himself into hilarious trouble.
Votes: 18,354 | Gross: $35.15M
"It takes a very big man to admit when he is wrong. I am not a big man."
32. Weird Science (1985)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Two high school nerds use a computer program to literally create the perfect woman, but she turns their lives upside down.
Votes: 73,869 | Gross: $23.83M
"Lady I wanna get to the bottom of this ASAFP Oh, so do I But first, I'd like to butter your muffin Why are you such a wanker? Because I get off on it."
33. Cross My Heart (1987)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Romance
A man and a woman go out on a "big" third date. He's ashamed to admit he just lost his job, and she's afraid he'll run away if he finds out that she has a kid. Small lies lead to bigger ones and the night gets crazy very soon.
Votes: 939 | Gross: $1.03M
"I can assure you, I am exactly like a guy like me."
34. ¡Three Amigos! (1986)
PG | 104 min | Comedy, Western
Three actors accept an invitation to a Mexican village to perform their onscreen bandit fighter roles, unaware that it is the real thing.
Votes: 63,629 | Gross: $39.25M
"Are gringos falling from the sky?" "Do you have anything here besides Mexican food?"
35. Reform School Girls (1986)
R | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Jenny is sent to a women's reform school. It is run by evil warden Sutter and her henchwoman Edna. Jenny will stop at nothing to escape but she also has to deal with Charlie the bully.
Votes: 1,996 | Gross: $2.51M
"Keep your fingers above the sheets. We only change them once a week."
36. Footloose (1984)
PG | 107 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A city teenager moves to a small town where rock music and dancing have been banned, and his rebellious spirit shakes up the populace.
Votes: 64,519 | Gross: $80.04M
"I don't know if I believe in everything you do, but I believe in you." "So who's the Father? Duane Capps I was going with Duane Capps, he never had the time Well, how long does it take Wendy Joe?"
37. Easy Money (1983)
R | 95 min | Comedy
To inherit his mother-in-law's colossal fortune, a hard-living gambling addict must change his unhealthy ways before they get the best of him.
Votes: 7,238 | Gross: $29.31M
"One more word outta you and he gets it."
38. The Jerk (1979)
R | 94 min | Comedy
A simple minded, sheltered country boy suddenly decides to leave his family home to experience life in the big city, where his naivety is both his best friend, and worst enemy.
Votes: 49,758 | Gross: $73.69M
"Lord loves a workin' man, don't trust whitey. See a doctor and get rid of it."
39. Pink Cadillac (1989)
PG-13 | 122 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Skip tracer Tommy looks for bail-jumper Lou Ann. Her crime is marrying Roy, who left counterfeit money in their mobile home and got her arrested. She leaves Roy in his pink Cadillac full of money. His psycho friends want their money back.
Votes: 10,205 | Gross: $12.14M
40. Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986)
R | 103 min | Comedy