80's Movies I've Seen In Theaters As A Child

Born in 1979, I had the chance to watch in theaters some great movie classics of the 80s era, as well as some cheesy ones. They marked forever the memories of my childhood. Here are all of them, with comments related to my particular story as a kid to each one (excuse some bad english, please):
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Back to the Future (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent 30 years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the maverick scientist Doc Brown. (116 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
“ My top 1 favourite movie. This movie is perfect in many aspects: the story, the cast, the music, pacing. A true classic, marked not only my childhood, but my life forever! At the time, it helped me a lot to forget the recent 'cocoon' trauma (see below)! ” - floomers
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home world. (115 mins.)
“ Yes, this was the first movie I've ever seen in a theater in my life. The funny thing is: I don't remember much, but I clearly remember that, when the character ET appeared on screen for the first time, I started to cry loud and asked my parents to 'turn it off' thinking that was like a television! They had to take me outside the theater!
7 years after this episode, I finally watched it on a TV screening. A beatiful movie, great music... but everytime ET showed up, I had the chills! ” - floomers
Batman (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal Joker. (126 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
“ I watched this on a monday night! And I rememeber seing acidentally the last scene of the previous screening just because I entered early on the theather, so I basically knew the ending before watching for the first time! It was my (only) favourite Batman movie for years. ” - floomers
King Solomon's Mines (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
Fortune hunter Allan Quatermain teams up with a resourceful woman to help her find her missing father lost in the wilds of 1900s Africa while being pursued by hostile tribes and a rival German explorer. (100 mins.)
Director: J. Lee Thompson
“ Can't deny, at the time I've seen it, I liked this. Lots of nice action, silly humor and cool adventure. I watched recently and was clear the obvious similarities with the Indiana Jones movies. ” - floomers
Cocoon (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
When a group of trespassing seniors swim in a pool containing alien cocoons, they find themselves energized with youthful vigour. (117 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
“ After the ET trauma, I thought I was over that. But I was so wrong! When I first saw the white gloomy ETs of this movie, I started to cry badly, but this time I 'faced my fears' and watched the entire movie on the theater. Not a bad movie for sure, but I confess I had trouble sleeping that night. This weird ETs trauma was gone with the time, but I never watched this movie again (and really don't want to!) ” - floomers
Cinema Paradiso (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A filmmaker recalls his childhood, when he fell in love with the movies at his village's theater and formed a deep friendship with the theater's projectionist. (155 mins.)
“ This was the first movie that I had to hold my tears on a movie theater. Beautiful story and unforgettable soundtrack. Another one that I never watched again entirely. ” - floomers
Masters of the Universe (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
The heroic warrior He-Man battles against lord Skeletor and his armies of darkness for control of Castle Grayskull. (106 mins.)
Director: Gary Goddard
“ Being a regular follower of the cartoon, I confess this movie felt odd because of the many differences with that other He-Man I used to watch on TV. But as I kid, I enjoyed the movie anyway, don't bothering much with all that cheesy acting/effects. ” - floomers
“ This was probably the second movie I've seen in a movie theater in my life. At the time, I was scared with the M. Jackson's videoclip Thriller that was screened on TV few days before. My parents worked hard to convince a four years old that there were no ETs or werewolves in this movie and it was just a cartoon. I don't remember much and never had the oportunity to seen it again. ” - floomers
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
When Dr. Henry Jones Sr. suddenly goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, eminent archaeologist Indiana Jones must follow in his father's footsteps and stop the Nazis. (127 mins.)
“ Amazing movie, I still remember that sunday evening. It was the only Indy movie I saw on a movie theater and still my favourite after all these years. They don't do classic adventure films enjoyable like this anymore! ” - floomers
Rambo III (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Colonel Trautman is captured by Soviets during a mission in Afghanistan and Rambo sets out to rescue him while taking on the invading Russian forces. (102 mins.)
Director: Peter MacDonald
“ Yes, I was underage when I watched this, but I dealt nicely with all that violence. The movie has lots of action and was entertaining watching it, I can't deny. ” - floomers
The Abyss (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A civilian diving team is enlisted to search for a lost nuclear submarine and face danger while encountering an alien aquatic species. (145 mins.)
Director: James Cameron
“ Amazing movie, impressive effects at the time! But, again, my ETs trauma returned near the ending! But it was the last time that happened, thankfully. I watched it many times since, it's probably the most underrated movie of Mr. Cameron. I just wished the ending was a bit different. ” - floomers
Back to the Future Part II (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
After visiting 2015, Marty McFly must repeat his visit to 1955 to prevent disastrous changes to 1985...without interfering with his first trip. (108 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
“ I was anxious the watch this, and liked a lot. Flying delorean? Hoverboard? Revisiting 1955? Cool all the way! Not as good as the first, but still very enjoyable. The ending was a surprise...I wasn't aware that a third movie will come! And the following six months waiting lasted forever! ” - floomers
Superman III (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Synthetic kryptonite laced with tobacco tar splits Superman in two: good Clark Kent and bad Man of Steel. (125 mins.)
Director: Richard Lester
“ Another movie that I don't remember much. Only years after, on a TV screening, I had the chance to see how bad it really was compared to the first and second ones! ” - floomers
The Golden Child (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A private detective specializing in missing children is charged with the task of finding a special child who dark forces want to eliminate. (94 mins.)
Director: Michael Ritchie
“ Funny and entertaining, I liked a lot. At that time, Eddie Murphy acted in some nice movies! ” - floomers
The NeverEnding Story (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A troubled boy dives into a wondrous fantasy world through the pages of a mysterious book. (102 mins.)
“ At the time, this movie impressed me! Great soundtrack, a fantastic journey on a magic world. As a 5 year kid, these ingredients worked very well for me. I watched again entirely, 21 years later. Didn't liked as much, but still a classic in my childhood memories. ” - floomers
Os Trapalhões no Reino da Fantasia (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  
(80 mins.)
Director: Dedé Santana
“ Quite nice for what it was: nothing special, but not atrocious either. ” - floomers
The Black Cauldron (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A young boy and a bunch of misfit friends embark on a quest to find a dark magic item of ultimate power before a diabolical tyrant can. (80 mins.)
“ I watched this only once. I remember liking it, but don't remember much of the movie itself. I've never had the chance to watch it again! Maybe someday... ” - floomers
The Bear (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
An orphan bear cub hooks up with an adult male as they try to dodge human hunters. (96 mins.)
“ Beautiful story, at the time I was surprised by very different kind of movie narrative, style of film making. ” - floomers
A Christmas Story (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
In the 1940s, a young boy named Ralphie attempts to convince his parents, his teacher, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect Christmas gift. (94 mins.)
Director: Bob Clark
“ I don't remember much of this, but one thing I do remember: I didn't like it at all! And never wanted to watch again! Maybe is not that bad... ” - floomers
A Filha dos Trapalhões (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  
(107 mins.)
Director: Dedé Santana