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#41 LawrenceA

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Posted 10 March 2017 - 12:13 AM

TOP TEN BOX-OFFICE OF 1988

 

1)  Rain Man

2)  Who Framed Roger Rabbit

3)  Coming to America

4)  Big

5)  Twins

6)  Crocodile Dundee II

7)  Die Hard

8)  The Naked Gun

9)  Cocktail

10)  Beetlejuice



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Posted 10 March 2017 - 12:11 AM

TOP TEN FAVORITE FILMS OF 1988

 

1)  The Naked Gun

2)  Die Hard

3)  Rain Man

4)  Coming to America

5)  Dangerous Liaisons

6)  The Last Temptation of Christ

7)  Midnight Run

8)  Mississippi Burning

9)  They Live

10)  I'm Gonna Git You Sucka

 

Runner-ups:  Hellbound: Hellraiser 2ColorsScroogedThe Thin Blue Line and The Story of Women.


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Posted 05 March 2017 - 12:49 PM

The Best Films of 1987

 

1. Yeelen
2. The Emperor's Naked Army Marches On
3. Mix-Up (ou Meli-Melo)
4. River's Edge
5. House of Games
6. Matewan

7. Au Revoir, les Enfants

8. Shy People
9. Missile
10. The Last Emperor

11. Planes, Trains, and Automobiles


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Posted 04 March 2017 - 01:19 AM

Top Ten Films of 1987

 

1.  Raising Arizona

2.  Full Metal Jacket

3.  Barfly

4.  Pelle the Conqueror

5.  The Fourth Protocol

6.  Planes, Trains and Automobiles

7.  Wall Street

8.  Moonstruck

9.  Broadcast News

10. The Last Emepror


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Posted 03 March 2017 - 06:57 PM

TOP TEN BOX-OFFICE OF 1987

 

1)  Three Men and a Baby

2)  Fatal Attraction

3)  Beverly Hills Cop II

4)  Good Morning, Vietnam

5)  Moonstruck

6)  The Untouchables

7)  The Secret of My Success

8)  Stakeout

9)  Lethal Weapon

10)  The Witches of Eastwick



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Posted 03 March 2017 - 06:55 PM

TOP TEN FAVORITE FILMS OF 1987

 

1)  Raising Arizona

2)  Robocop

3)  Predator

4)  Evil Dead 2

5)  Full Metal Jacket

6)  Angel Heart

7)  Near Dark

8)  The Princess Bride

9)  The Untouchables

10)  Hellraiser

 

 

Runner-ups:  Radio DaysThe Last EmperorMatewanBroadcast News and Lethal Weapon.


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Posted 03 March 2017 - 06:42 PM

1982

 

  1. Pink Floyd:  the Wall
  2. Gandhi
  3. Fitzcarraldo
  4. Missing
  5. Blade Runner
  6. L’Enfant Secret
  7. Diner
  8. Koyaanisquatsi—Life out of Balance
  9. The Verdict
  10. Victor/Victoria

Runner ups:  The Night of the Shooting Stars, Yol, Passion, Tootsie

 

1983

 

  1. Fanny and Alexander
  2. The Man with two Brains
  3. Sans Soleil
  4. L’Argent
  5. Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life
  6. The King of Comedy
  7. The South
  8. The Right Stuff
  9. Nostalghia
  10. The Ballad of Narayama

 

Runner ups:  Zelig, Videodrome, Twice upon a Time, The Ship Sails On, My Brother's Wedding, Pauline at the Beach, City of Pirates

 

1984

 

  1. Splash
  2. Paris, Texas
  3. Stop Making Sense
  4. All of Me
  5. The Wannsee Conference
  6. The Legend of Suram Fortress
  7. Once Upon a Time in America
  8. The Killing Fields
  9. The Cotton Club
  10. Birdy

Runner-ups:  Broadway Danny Rose, Love Streams

 

1985

 

  1. Shoah
  2. Brazil
  3. Come and See
  4. Ran
  5. Back to the Future
  6. Clue
  7. Tampopo
  8. Hail Mary
  9. Manoel on the Island of Wonders/Manoel’s Destinies
  10. Almanac of Fall

Runner-ups:  The Official Story, A Time to Live and A Time to Die

 

1986

 

  1. Aliens
  2. Summer
  3. Blue Velvet
  4. The Sacrifice
  5. Henry, Portrait of a Serial Killer
  6. The Horse Thief
  7. The Mission
  8. Absolute Beginners
  9. Mauvais Sang
  10. She’s Gotta Have it

 

Runner ups:  Sherman's March, Down by Law, Mammame, Dust in the Wind, River's Edge, Platoon.


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Posted 24 February 2017 - 07:28 AM

Top Ten Films of 1986

 

1.  Platoon

2.  Hannah and Her Sisters

3.  Jean de Florette

4.  Manon of the Spring

5.  Sid and Nancy

6.  The Decline of the American Empire

7.  Aliens

8.  The Color of Money

9.  Salvador

10. Peggy Sue Got Married


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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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