Joysticks (1983)

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Joysticks (1983)

Post by icemann » Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:12 am

After watching last weeks episode of "Rental Reviews" on Youtube which lead me to the movie "Joysticks" which came out in 1983. Its easiest described as a movie combining "Revenge of the Nerds", "Animal House" and "The Wizard".

I quite enjoyed it due its early 80s video game arcade focus. It is practically softcore porn at some points, but its certainly a unique one of a kind movie.

So who else here has watched it? Thoughts?

Enjoy the arcade games shown? Ms Pac-Man? I quite liked the Wizard style gaming competition towards the end.

A poor quality version of it is up on Youtube last I checked, though I'd HIGHLY recommend finding a better quality version for improved viewing.

Now that I've watched it, I'm very surprised that RG has never done an article on it.

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Re: Joysticks (1983)

Post by Antiriad2097 » Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:30 am

I've not watched it yet, but I do have Joysticks on DVD.

I have a small collection of DVDs that are movies based on videogames (Tomb Raider movies, the Pole Position cartoons etc), as well as movies that have gaming as a theme (Joysticks, Grandma's Boy etc), and a few where games are the plot device (Tron, a horror film whos name escapes me). I even have a few TV series (Mortal Kombat) and the odd VHS (Super Mario Show).
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Re: Joysticks (1983)

Post by ALK » Wed Feb 13, 2019 5:38 am

Poor James' PS3 though. :lol:
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Re: Joysticks (1983)

Post by icemann » Fri Feb 15, 2019 7:32 am

Lol yeah. It COMPLETELY destroyed that dvd.

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