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    Go to www.amctv.com and pick your favorite movies of the 80's

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    My #1 was Ghostbusters.
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    Re: Go to www.amctv.com and pick your favorite movies of the 80's

    Mine is Caddyshack.

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    Re: Go to www.amctv.com and pick your favorite movies of the 80's

    Can't go wrong there!
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    Calipari is not, nor has he ever been accused or "caught", cheating. He himself turned in one of his players (Camby) for dealing with an agent to get one Final Four overturned. The other is all on the NCAA and Rose. (IF Rose cheated.)
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    Re: Go to www.amctv.com and pick your favorite movies of the 80's

    On that list - Trading places
    Notable omission - Blue Velvet -would be my #1.

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    Re: Go to www.amctv.com and pick your favorite movies of the 80's

    #1 for me was Raging Bull with Ferris Bueller coming in at #2.

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    Re: Go to www.amctv.com and pick your favorite movies of the 80's

    Of the films on that list, I had "Raiders of the Lost Ark" no.1, followed by "Glory."
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    Re: Go to www.amctv.com and pick your favorite movies of the 80's

    My probable #2 isn't on the list: The Terminator.

    Damn I love that movie.

    The whole trilogy really.
    Quote Originally Posted by Scrap Irony View Post
    Calipari is not, nor has he ever been accused or "caught", cheating. He himself turned in one of his players (Camby) for dealing with an agent to get one Final Four overturned. The other is all on the NCAA and Rose. (IF Rose cheated.)
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    Re: Go to www.amctv.com and pick your favorite movies of the 80's

    I can't believe The Big Chill, Wall Street, and Moonstruck are on the list. Granted, I was a kid, but I found those movies so dull I couldn't sit through them. Empire Strikes Back, Amadeus, Ghandi, The Princess Bride, Full Metal Jacket, Das Boot, Spinal Tap, and The Last Emperor are better than half the movies on the list and I would put them as favorites before quite a few of those movies.
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    Re: Go to www.amctv.com and pick your favorite movies of the 80's

    Wall Street DULL?!?!

    One of the seminal movies of the 1980s!
    Quote Originally Posted by Scrap Irony View Post
    Calipari is not, nor has he ever been accused or "caught", cheating. He himself turned in one of his players (Camby) for dealing with an agent to get one Final Four overturned. The other is all on the NCAA and Rose. (IF Rose cheated.)
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    Re: Go to www.amctv.com and pick your favorite movies of the 80's

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    Wall Street DULL?!?!

    One of the seminal movies of the 1980s!
    I don't know. The whole "Greed is good" bit just wore thin after about five minutes for me. I thought Trading Places was a much better film about stock brokers. There are some movies that people talk about being great from that era that I just never got. The Big Chill, Wall Street, On Golden Pond, Moonstruck, none of those did it for me. I actually enjoyed Victory more than any of those films. But then again, not many people like The Fifth Element and I thought that was pretty good too. But the movies I listed were pretty darn good '80s films. I know a lot of people would put Empire Strikes Back or Full Metal Jacket at the top of that list.
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    Re: Go to www.amctv.com and pick your favorite movies of the 80's

    Michael Douglas as Gordan Gekko is one of my all-time favorite cinematic villains... ah well, to each his own, I suppose.

    I loved The Fifth Element, btw. Especially Chris Tucker as Ruby Rod.
    Quote Originally Posted by Scrap Irony View Post
    Calipari is not, nor has he ever been accused or "caught", cheating. He himself turned in one of his players (Camby) for dealing with an agent to get one Final Four overturned. The other is all on the NCAA and Rose. (IF Rose cheated.)
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    Re: Go to www.amctv.com and pick your favorite movies of the 80's

    Quote Originally Posted by WilyMoROCKS View Post
    Michael Douglas as Gordan Gekko is one of my all-time favorite cinematic villains... ah well, to each his own, I suppose.
    I have to agree with you here...he did a great job in this film. I actually like this movie a whole whole lot.

    I kind of have a thing for Michael Douglas pre-face crumpling. I've taken a good bit of crap for this over the years.

    Besides the Princess Bride, that's the only movie mentioned on this thread that I've seen though
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    Re: Go to www.amctv.com and pick your favorite movies of the 80's

    Scarface was my number 1. Can't go wrong with Tony
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    Re: Go to www.amctv.com and pick your favorite movies of the 80's

    It's the 80's

    got to be the "Breakfast Club"....."Sixteen Candles"....."Stand by Me"...

    "Say Anything"...."Back to the Future"...."Top gun"....."Sophie's Choice"
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    Re: Go to www.amctv.com and pick your favorite movies of the 80's

    I'm kind of stunned that "Say Anything" isn't there. I'd have to take "Scarface" or "The Breakfast Club" as my number one from what they have listed. "Ghostbusters" is up there too.
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