Worst film of the 80's

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What was the worst film of the 80's ?

Flashdance
6
17%
Weird Science
1
3%
Footloose
6
17%
An Officer And A Gentleman
11
31%
Basket Case
1
3%
Krull
2
6%
Cobra
3
9%
Absolute Beginners
5
14%
 
Total votes: 35

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Knight Lore
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Worst film of the 80's

Post by Knight Lore » Fri Feb 29, 2008 1:28 pm

What do you think was the worst film of the 80's ?

I've left out Heaven's Gate for obvious reasons - it would be a one horse race no doubt!

Some John Hughe's films stand the test of time really well - i.e 'The Breakfast Club'. Others such as 'Weird Science' that have been broadcast on ITV3 recently, I found embarassing to watch - but then, maybe it's because I'm now a (semi) mature thirty-something and that film was aimed at pre-pubescents... :wink:

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Post by The Master » Fri Feb 29, 2008 1:54 pm

None of the films in the 80s were rubbish. They were all pure class.

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Post by necronom » Fri Feb 29, 2008 2:08 pm

Why is Weird Science on the list? That must be in the top 10% of 80's films. A few of us last week at work were talking about how great that film is.

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Post by junkmale » Fri Feb 29, 2008 2:17 pm

And Krull?...great movie.

Q:the Winged Serpent should be there.
Not only the worst of the 80's, one of the worst films i've ever seen.

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Post by Knight Lore » Fri Feb 29, 2008 2:20 pm

junkmale wrote:And Krull?...great movie.

Q:the Winged Serpent should be there.
Not only the worst of the 80's, one of the worst films i've ever seen.
Hey, one man's meat is another man's poison. :wink:

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Post by JetSetWilly » Fri Feb 29, 2008 3:17 pm

i loved Krull. i bought the dvd ages ago and it still gets played in my player.
an awesome movie, i don't think it's one of the worst movies of the 80's.

Q: the winged serpent i can agree with. pure sh!te. can't believe it got made.


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Post by paranoid marvin » Fri Feb 29, 2008 4:37 pm

Any of the video nasties - including the original Evil Dead
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Post by stvd » Fri Feb 29, 2008 5:31 pm

I refuse to vote as the films listed range from so-so to great. :?

None that deserve the title "worst"!
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Post by andy vaisey » Fri Feb 29, 2008 6:14 pm

There can't possibly be a bad film of the eighties? Even the "bad" stuff was so cheesy, it was great!

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Post by rumblecat » Sat Mar 01, 2008 12:39 am

Yeah, got to say any list that has Cobra, Basket Case or Weird Science as the worst films of the 80s doesn't really work for me. Not when there's stuff like She-Devil with Roseanne Barr, Desperately Seeking Susan, Less Than Zero, Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold, Xanadua, Staying Alive etc etc out there. Especially Staying Alive, no matter how great a sequel to Saturday Night Fever, written and directed by Sylvester Stallone might sound. :?

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Post by SirClive » Sat Mar 01, 2008 4:53 am

stvd wrote:I refuse to vote as the films listed range from so-so to great. :?

None that deserve the title "worst"!
what he said.
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Post by Sega2006 » Sat Mar 01, 2008 7:57 am

paranoid marvin wrote:Any of the video nasties - including the original Evil Dead
Spoil sport, I love that movie.
Quite a few films on the List are classed as classics so why would they be the worst? Belive me I have seen worse movies, some recent some from the past but not in my collection

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Post by will2097 » Sat Mar 01, 2008 8:07 am

paranoid marvin wrote:Any of the video nasties - including the original Evil Dead
The words are English - but they don't seem to make discernable sense in this order. ;)

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Post by Technomancer » Sat Mar 01, 2008 8:13 am

Sega2006 wrote:
paranoid marvin wrote:Any of the video nasties - including the original Evil Dead
Spoil sport, I love that movie.
Quite a few films on the List are classed as classics so why would they be the worst? Belive me I have seen worse movies, some recent some from the past but not in my collection
I'm a huge fan of Evil Dead.
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Post by Sega2006 » Sat Mar 01, 2008 8:27 am

Ive got the book of the dead edition with real feel flesh

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