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#21 LawrenceA

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Posted 23 February 2017 - 09:48 PM

TOP TEN BOX-OFFICE OF 1986

 

1)  Top Gun

2)  Crocodile Dundee

3)  Platoon

4)  The Karate Kid Part II

5)  Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

6)  Back to School

7)  Aliens

8)  The Golden Child

9)  Ruthless People

10)  Ferris Bueller's Day Off



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Posted 23 February 2017 - 09:46 PM

TOP TEN FAVORITE FILMS OF 1986

 

1)  Aliens

2)  Big Trouble in Little China

3)  Blue Velvet

4)  Platoon

5)  The Fly

6)  Manhunter

7)  Sid & Nancy

8)  The Mission

9)  Hannah and Her Sisters

10)  Night of the Creeps

 

Runner-ups:  SalvadorFrom BeyondThe HitcherHighlander and Betty Blue.


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Posted 23 February 2017 - 08:58 PM

The Best Films of 1986

 

1. The Sacrifice
2. A Time to Live and a Time to Die
3. Hannah and Her Sisters
4. Sid & Nancy
5. Platoon
6. The Green Ray
7. Sheman’s March
8. Adjustment and Work
9. ’Round Midnight
10. Vagabond


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Posted 17 February 2017 - 10:08 PM

Favourite Films of 1985

 

1. Back to the Future

2. Agnes of God

3. The Purple Rose of Cairo

4. The Breakfast Club

5. The Goonies

6. Kiss of the Spider Woman

7. Better Off Dead

8. Pee Wee's Big Adventure

9. Witness

10. Young Sherlock Holmes

 

Honourable Mentions: Cocoon, Explorers, The Journey of Natty Gann, Out of Africa, St. Elmo's Fire


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Posted 17 February 2017 - 03:44 PM

Top Ten Films of 1985

 

1.  Ran

2.  Kiss of the Spider Woman

3.  Come and See

4.  To Live and Die In L.A.

5.  Colonel Redl

6.  Back to the Future

7.  Witness

8.  After Hours

9.  Agnes of God

10. Insignificance


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Posted 17 February 2017 - 03:07 PM

The Best Films of 1985

 

1. Streetwise
2. 28 Up
3. Shoah
4. Come and See
5. Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters
6. The Falcon and the Snowman
7. After Hours
8. Blood Simple
9. The Purple Rose of Cairo
10. Ran


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Posted 17 February 2017 - 12:45 PM

TOP TEN BOX-OFFICE OF 1985

 

1)  Back to the Future

2)  Rambo: First Blood Part II

3)  Rocky IV

4)  The Color Purple

5)  Out of Africa

6)  Cocoon

7)  The Jewel of the Nile

8)  Witness

9)  The Goonies

10)  Spies Like Us



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Posted 17 February 2017 - 12:42 PM

TOP TEN FAVORITE FILMS OF 1985

 

1)  Brazil

2)  Return of the Living Dead

3)  After Hours

4)  Pee-Wee's Big Adventure

5)  Fletch

6)  Legend

7)  Fright Night

8)  Back to the Future

9)  Lifeforce

10)  Re-Animator

 

Runner-ups:  Day of the Dead, To Live & Die in L.A., Ran, My Life as a Dog and Come and See.


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Posted 11 February 2017 - 12:26 PM

TOP BOX-OFFICE OF 1984

 

1)  Beverly Hills Cop

2)  Ghostbusters

3)  Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

4)  Gremlins

5)  The Karate Kid

6)  Police Academy

7)  Footloose

8)  Romancing the Stone

9)  Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

10)  Splash



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Posted 11 February 2017 - 12:23 PM

TOP TEN FILMS OF 1984

 

1)  This Is Spinal Tap

2)  The Terminator

3)  Dune

4)  Blood Simple

5)  Ghostbusters

6)  Amadeus

7)  A Nightmare On Elm Street

8)  Once Upon a Time In America

9)  Starman

10)  Romancing the Stone

 

Runner-ups:  Night of the CometBroadway Danny RoseThe Killing FieldsGremlins and The Last Starfighter


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Posted 11 February 2017 - 09:58 AM

Top ten Films of 1984

 

1.  Amadeus

2.  Under the Volcano

3.  The Times of Harvey Milk

4.  Country

5.  The Hit

6.  A Passage to India

7.  The Terminator

8.  This Is Spinal Tap

9.  Blood Simple

10. Stop Making Sense


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Posted 11 February 2017 - 02:44 AM

The Best Films of 1984

1. Paris, Texas
2. Love Streams
3. Once Upon a Time in America
4. Secret Honor
5. Amadeus
6. Stop Making Sense
7. After the Rehearsal
8. The Ballad of Narayama
9. The Killing Fields
10. This Is Spinal Tap


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Posted 05 February 2017 - 06:28 AM

Top Ten Films of 1983

 

1.  Educating Rita

2.  Star 80

3.  The Dresser

4.  Rumble Fish

5.  Local Hero

6.  The Makioka Sisters

7.  Zelig

8.  The Outsiders

9.  The Return of the Jedi

10.  Terms of Endearment


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Posted 03 February 2017 - 01:23 PM

TOP BOX OFFICE OF 1983

 

1)  Return of the Jedi

2)  Terms of Endearment

3)  Flashdance

4)  Trading Places

5)  WarGames

6)  Octopussy

7)  Sudden Impact

8)  Staying Alive

9)  Mr. Mom

10)  Risky Business



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Posted 03 February 2017 - 01:21 PM

TOP TEN FILMS OF 1983

 

1)  The Right Stuff

2)  Videodrome

3)  Zelig

4)  The Dead Zone

5)  The Man With Two Brains

6)  The Keep

7)  The Hunger

8)  Scarface

9)  National Lampoon's Vacation

10)  Return of the Jedi

 

Runner-ups: Monty Python's The Meaning of LifeBad BoysBrainstorm, Terms of Endearment and Le Dernier Combat.


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Posted 03 February 2017 - 12:59 PM


The Best Films of 1983

1. Fanny and Alexander
2. Koyaanisqatsi
3. The Right Stuff
4. El Sur
5. The Traveling Players
6. Nostalghia
7. El Norte
8. Pauline at the Beach
9. Terms of Endearment
10. Testament
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Posted 31 January 2017 - 12:54 PM

Top Ten Favorites of 1982

 

THE THING

VICTOR/VICTORIA

TRON

FIRST BLOOD

HALLOWEEN III: SEASON OF THE WITCH

POLTERGEIST

DINER

Q

MY FAVORITE YEAR

FRIDAY THE 13TH, PART III, 3D

 


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Posted 29 January 2017 - 06:11 AM


The Best Films of 1982

1. Diva
2. Gandhi
3. Fitzcarraldo & Burden of Dreams (tie)
4. Das Boot
5. Francisca
6. Mephisto
7. Thunder
8. Sophie's Choice
9. Moonlighting
10. Cecilia
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Posted 28 January 2017 - 01:20 AM

Top Ten Films of 1982

 

1.  Koyaanisqatsi

2.  Missing

3.  The Verdict

4.  The Thing

5.  The World According to Garp

6.  The King of Comedy

7.  Blade Runner

8.  Tempest

9.  Burden of Dreams

10.  A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy


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Posted 27 January 2017 - 08:23 PM

TOP TEN BOX-OFFICE OF 1982

 

1)  E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial

2)  Tootsie

3)  An Officer and a Gentleman

4)  Rocky III

5)  Porky's

6)  Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

7)  48 Hrs

8)  Poltergeist

9)  The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

10)  Annie






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