Thursday Thirteen #110 – 80′s Flicks

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I haven’t felt very good for the last week, so I cheated for this TT and went to the archives and dug this one up… )

1. The Abyss

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I love this movie! Special effects were pretty good for the 80′s! One of my favorite quotes:
Virgil: When you’re hanging on by your fingernails, you can’t go waving your arms around.

2. An Officer And A Gentleman

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One of the best romantic movies of all time! Richard Gere looks great in that uniform! And who will ever forget this line…
Lynette: Way to go, Paula! Way to go!

3. The Breakfast Club


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One of the best movies, ever! John Hughes captured high school life to the tee!
Great lines in this movie, hard to find just one…but this one is great!
John Bender: Screws fall out all the time, the world is an imperfect place.

4. Dirty Dancing


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Love, love, love this movie!! Makes me wanna dance! )
Johnny: Nobody puts Baby in a corner.

5. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off


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Who wouldn’t have loved to have a friend like Ferris?
Ferris: Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in awhile, you could miss it.

6. Flashdance


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This movie had me cutting every sweatshirt I owned!
Nick: When you give up your dream, you die.

7. Footloose


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Kevin Bacon dancing in a barn….how sweet is that?
Ren: Hey, hey! What’s this I see? I thought this was a party. LET’S DANCE!

8. The Karate Kid


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One of the feel good movies that went on to continue in parts 2, and 3! I would have liked to have known a Mr. Miyagi.
Daniel: Wouldn’t a fly swatter be easier?
Miyagi: Man who catch fly with chopstick accomplish anything.
Daniel: Ever catch one?
Miyagi: Not yet.

9. The Outsiders


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I loved the book, read it in jr high, but the movie, now that was great! Young Swayze, Cruise (before he went nuts), Matt Dillion, Ralph Macchio, Rob Lowe, they did an excellent job!
Ponyboy: When I stepped out into the bright sunlight, from the darkness of the movie house, I had only two things on my mind: Paul Newman, and a ride home

10. Pretty In Pink


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Love this movie! Duckie is my favorite! So many great lines, hard to choose, but I will….
Duckie: You know what an older women does for me?
Iona: Changes your diapers?
Duckie: Touché.

11. Sixteen Candles


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Molly Ringwald, again….she kinda disappeared after these films, but she was Hughes favorite, wasn’t she? Love this movie, another one that makes me remember my teen years!
The Geek: I mean, not many girls in contemporary American society today would give their underwear to help a geek like me.

12. St. Elmo’s Fire


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Great cast, good movie!!
Kevin: Never trust a woman who says she isn’t angry.

13. Top Gun
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One of the great ones of the 80′s. Of course this is when Tom was BC (before crazy), and tell me, who doesn’t love a guy in uniform!
Maverick: I feel the need…
Maverick, Goose: …the need for speed!

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9 Responses to Thursday Thirteen #110 – 80′s Flicks

  1. Janet says:

    I LOVED the volleyball scene in Topgun…my girlfriends and I would watch it in slow motion LOL! My favorite was Val Kilmer -)

    Janets last blog post..Snapshot: August 2008

  2. Nicholas says:

    I enjoyed Officer & Gentleman, but when I finally got round to seeing Top Gun, sometime in the 1990s, I found it rather unpleasant.

    Nicholass last blog post..Thursday Thirteen #64

  3. gdaybloke says:

    No Super Mario Bros? (

    gdayblokes last blog post..Thursday 13 #27: A tribute to Hank Raab

  4. SandyCarlson says:

    Oh….I’m old….but happy!

    SandyCarlsons last blog post..Thursday Thirteen 49: Early Morning, Early Evening

  5. Lori says:

    Great list…St. Emos Fire was my favorite. I will still watch it if it comes on. Happy TT thumbsup

    Loris last blog post..TT #75

  6. Sheri says:

    Recently, 40 80s movies were re-issued on DVDs with the header “I Love the 80s.” Can you believe Breakfast Club was NOT one of them? I couldn’t believe it.

    http://www.the80sondvd.com/

    Sheris last blog post..Summer 2008 Wrap-Up

  7. perpstu says:

    What a great list! I did movies this week too! Happy TT…..

    perpstus last blog post..TT #15 – 13 Movies I Could Watch Over and Over and Over

  8. Qtpies7 says:

    ugh! Now I may have to go on an 80′s movie marathon! LOL I haven’t seen those in so long. Great list!

  9. Lazy Daisy says:

    Hey I remember this one….always bears repeating. I finally got around to posting 13 reasons why I didn’t post a T13. Go look …..I gave you a shout out! Hope you are on the mend.

    Lazy Daisys last blog post..13 Reasons why I didn’t post a T13

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