Cool 80s Movies #2

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1.
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
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A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home-world. (115 mins.)
 
2.
Tuff Turf (1985)
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The new kid in school must battle a gang of street toughs after stealing the gang leader's girl. (112 mins.)
Director: Fritz Kiersch
 
3.
Losin' It (1983)
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Set in 1965, four rowdy teenage guys travel to Tijuana, Mexico for a night of partying when they are joined by a heartbroken housewife who is in town seeking a quick divorce. (100 mins.)
Director: Curtis Hanson
 
4.
Savage Streets (1984)
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A teenage vigilante seeks revenge on a group of violent thugs who raped her handicapped sister and killed her best friend. (93 mins.)
Director: Danny Steinmann
 
5.
Cavegirl (1985)
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On a class excursion to a cave with stone age paintings the clumsy Rex gets lost. A mysterious crystal... (85 mins.)
Director: David Oliver
 
6.
Mischief (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
1956: The shy Jonathan's luck with girls changes when he wins the rebellious Gene as a friend in his last year of high school... (93 mins.)
Director: Mel Damski
 
7.
The Wild Life (1984)
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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. (96 mins.)
Director: Art Linson
 
8.
Hamburger: The Motion Picture (1986)
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Russell has been expelled from several schools for lewd, crude and nude conduct. Busterburger University... (90 mins.)
Director: Mike Marvin
 
9.
Screwballs (1983)
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Frolicking youth comedy about zany high school students set in the 1960s. (80 mins.)
Director: Rafal Zielinski
 
10.
Zapped! (1982)
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A high school science nerd gains telekinetic powers after a laboratory accident and uses them for revenge upon bullies. (98 mins.)
 
11.
Private Lessons (1981)
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An immigrant housemaid seduces a 15-year-old boy and later fakes her own death as part of his chauffeur's blackmail plot. Troubles arise when the two start to fall in love. (87 mins.)
Director: Alan Myerson
 
12.
The Sure Thing (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A college student plans a cross-country trip to get laid, but ends up traveling with a young woman. They hate each other, so naturally... (100 mins.)
Director: Rob Reiner
 
13.
Hot Dog... The Movie (1984)
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Harkin Banks heads to skiing championships in California. A teen runaway tags along as he parties and competes with friends and foes. (96 mins.)
Director: Peter Markle
 
14.
Screwballs (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
Frolicking youth comedy about zany high school students set in the 1960s. (80 mins.)
Director: Rafal Zielinski
 
15.
Screwballs II (1985)
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In the original tradition of "Screwballs," four horny teens try to get a shot at the sexy new French teacher. (92 mins.)
Director: Rafal Zielinski
 
16.
Fraternity Vacation (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
A nerd gains the friendship of two of his frat brothers when his dad offers them his condo for the week in Palm Springs... (94 mins.)
Director: James Frawley
 
17.
Meatballs III: Summer Job (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  
The ghost of a dead porn star comes to Earth to help a nerd with his sex life. (96 mins.)
Director: George Mendeluk
 
18.
National Lampoon's Vacation (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The Griswold family's cross-country drive to the Walley World theme park proves to be much more arduous than they ever anticipated. (98 mins.)
Director: Harold Ramis
 
19.
National Lampoon's European Vacation (1985)
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The Griswolds win a vacation tour across Europe where the usual havoc ensues. (95 mins.)
Director: Amy Heckerling
 
20.
Meatballs III: Summer Job (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  
The ghost of a dead porn star comes to Earth to help a nerd with his sex life. (96 mins.)
Director: George Mendeluk
 
21.
Mischief (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
1956: The shy Jonathan's luck with girls changes when he wins the rebellious Gene as a friend in his last year of high school... (93 mins.)
Director: Mel Damski
 
22.
Hot Dog... The Movie (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
Harkin Banks heads to skiing championships in California. A teen runaway tags along as he parties and competes with friends and foes. (96 mins.)
Director: Peter Markle
 
23.
Fraternity Vacation (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
A nerd gains the friendship of two of his frat brothers when his dad offers them his condo for the week in Palm Springs... (94 mins.)
Director: James Frawley
 
24.
Losin' It (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
Set in 1965, four rowdy teenage guys travel to Tijuana, Mexico for a night of partying when they are joined by a heartbroken housewife who is in town seeking a quick divorce. (100 mins.)
Director: Curtis Hanson
 
25.
Once Bitten (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A vampire Countess needs to drink the blood of a virgin in order to keep her eternal beauty. It seems that all is hopeless, until she bumps into Mark Kendall. (94 mins.)
Director: Howard Storm
 
26.
The Malibu Bikini Shop (1986)
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Two brothers who have just graduated from college inherit a bikini store from their aunt. (99 mins.)
Director: David Wechter
 
27.
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
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A toon-hating detective is a cartoon rabbit's only hope to prove his innocence when he is accused of murder. (104 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
 
28.
Amazon Women on the Moon (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A spoof 1950s sci-fi movie, interspersed with various comedy sketches concerning late-night television. (85 mins.)
 
29.
Poltergeist (1982)
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A family's home is haunted by a host of ghosts. (114 mins.)
Director: Tobe Hooper
 
30.
Die Hard (1988)
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John McClane, officer of the NYPD, tries to save his wife Holly Gennaro and several others that were taken hostage by German terrorist Hans Gruber during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles. (131 mins.)
Director: John McTiernan
 
31.
Young Guns (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A group of young gunmen, led by Billy the Kid, become deputies to avenge the murder of the rancher who became their benefactor. But when Billy takes their authority too far, they become the hunted. (107 mins.)
 
32.
Christine (1983)
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A nerdish boy buys a strange car with an evil mind of its own and his nature starts to change to reflect it. (110 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
 
33.
Sid and Nancy (1986)
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Morbid biographical story of Sid Vicious, bassist with British punk group the Sex Pistols, and his girlfriend Nancy Spungen... (112 mins.)
Director: Alex Cox
 
34.
Reckless (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Rebellious football player Johnny falls for cheerleader Tracy. They come from opposite backgrounds; she's from a comfortable well off family... (90 mins.)
Director: James Foley
 
35.
Vision Quest (1985)
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A high school wrestler in Spokane, Washington has trouble focusing on his training regimen when a worldly drifter takes up temporary residence at his home. (107 mins.)
Director: Harold Becker
 
36.
Desperately Seeking Susan (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A bored suburban housewife, seeking adventure to her life, accidentally gets hit on the head, wakes up with amnesia, and is mistaken for a free-spirited New York City drifter named Susan. (104 mins.)
Director: Susan Seidelman
 
37.
Weird Science (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Two high school nerds attempt to create the perfect woman, but she turns out to be more than that. (94 mins.)
Director: John Hughes
 
38.
Trick or Treat (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Sammi Curr was a famous, devil-worshiping rock star who died under mysterious circumstances. Now he wants to come back to life. Doing so requires possessing radio wave & automobiles and making a few human sacrifices. (98 mins.)
 
39.
Sleepaway Camp (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Angela Baker, a traumatized and very shy young girl, is sent to summer camp with her cousin. Shortly after her arrival, anyone with sinister or less than honorable intentions gets their comeuppance. (84 mins.)
Director: Robert Hiltzik
 
40.
Gremlins (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A boy inadvertently breaks three important rules concerning his new pet and unleashes a horde of malevolently mischievous monsters on a small town. (106 mins.)
Director: Joe Dante
 
41.
Lean on Me (1989)
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The dedicated but tyrannical Joe Clark is appointed the principal of a decaying inner-city school that he is determined to improve. (108 mins.)
 
42.
Stand by Me (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy. (89 mins.)
Director: Rob Reiner
 
43.
License to Drive (1988)
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A teen decides to go for a night on the town with his friends despite flunking his driver's test. (88 mins.)
Director: Greg Beeman
 
44.
Class of 1984 (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A new teacher at a troubled inner-city high school soon ends up clashing with the delinquent leader of a punk posse that runs the school. (98 mins.)
Director: Mark Lester
 
45.
Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
Still haunted by his past, Tommy Jarvis - who, as a child, killed Jason Voorhees - wonders if the serial killer is connected to a series of brutal murders occurring in and around the secluded halfway house where he now lives. (92 mins.)
Director: Danny Steinmann
 
46.
Child's Play (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A single mother gives her son a much sought after doll for his birthday, only to discover that it is possessed by the soul of a serial killer. (87 mins.)
Director: Tom Holland
 
47.
The Zoo Gang (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Homeless kids need a place to stay, so they rent the club "The Zoo" out, from Old Leather Face. Later... (96 mins.)