At the movies. This wkd. 1984.

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  1. DarkFriday

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    At the movies. This wkd. 1984.

    Ghostbusters
    Gremlins
    Indiana Jones - Temple of Doom
    The Karate Kid
    Star Trek III
    The Natural
    Police Academy



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    The movie 1984 with John Hurt was pretty good.
     
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    :no:
     
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    that karate kid kid was kinda flimsy, let's be honest
     
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    Wow, 5 classic movies,
    Ghostbusters
    Indiana Jones - Temple of Doom
    Star Trek III
    The Natural
    Police Academy

    And 2 that weren't bad:
    Karate Kid
    Gremlins

    I think Gremlins was so popular because it had groundbreaking special effects. Other than that, it was OK.

    If somebody tried to argue that Star trek III isn't a classic, I might be OK with that. It was in the top 10 for the year but Gremlins and Karate Kid both earned more.
     
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    I still can't sit through that goddamned Ghostbusters movie. Not fun. Not funny. I DID however like The Karate Kid. Go figure. :coffee:
     
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    Ghostbusters made $229,242,989 in 1984. That's $527,392,392.33 with today's dollar. Lotta motherfuckers liked it. :coffee: :coffee:
     
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    i'd have to do some research to see if there's a better summer line up than that.
     
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    Mr Miyagi was a pedo, that much I do know
     
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    the Karate Kid had a great villain. it's worth sitting through the movie to see him get his due. it's my favorite of all the movies on that list
     
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    I've never seen Ghostbusters... Karate Kid was a little on the ghey side......Police Academy was completely retarded
     
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    Karate Kid was one of the 1st movies I remember seeing with no parental supervision. Just me and some buddies, I remember us jumping out of our seats when he landed the crane kick. :facepalm:
     
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    Never seen't any old school Star Trek movies.

    They've been playing the Police Academies on IFC and I've been watching them. :sarcastic:

    I don't even want to look at what's in the theater this weekend. Transformers 12? Garbage. :facepalm:
     
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    22 Jump Street looks funny.
     
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    They can all suck my dick in hell for all I care. I DIDN'T like it. And Star Wars can kiss my ass too Thank you. :mad:
     
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    I remember Wendy's had a promo tie in with Temple of Doom where they had like five different movie posters you could collect with the meals...

    And Karate Kid was fucking great. Still is, so don't even fucking front or ill crane kick your two front teeth in
     
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    that's a hell of a lineup.
     
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    I didn't like Ghostbusters much, either. The Karate Kid is a much better film, which earned Noriyuki "Pat" Morita an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor.

    I didn't see the Karate Kid until early November that year, which kind of shows how much more staying power movies had back then. Of course, VCR's hadn't hadn't arrived in every house yet, and things are definitely different now with movies lasting in theaters for 4-6 weeks and then coming out on Blu-Ray/DVD three months later.
     
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    It wasn't that good. Ice Cube can't act, and the film is entirely dependent on cursing for laughs. Best scene in the movie comes after the credits roll. It's a short clip with Rob Riggle and Dave Franco