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Best 80s action movie?

The Terminator
4
10%
Die Hard
6
15%
Robocop
12
31%
Predator
3
8%
Lethal Weapon
0
No votes
Escape From New York
0
No votes
Aliens
9
23%
Rambo
1
3%
Big Trouble In Little China
1
3%
Commando
3
8%
 
Total votes: 39

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Best 80's action film

Post by HalcyonDaze00 » Wed May 28, 2014 2:06 pm

so, what's the best from that lot?

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Re: Best 80's action film

Post by Dam » Wed May 28, 2014 2:22 pm

The Terminator is the best film of all time! Closely followed by Aliens. Die hard and Robocop are pretty ace too.

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Re: Best 80's action film

Post by nokgod » Wed May 28, 2014 2:25 pm

Well, its obviously Raiders of the Lost Ark but seeing as its not on the list, i'll also go for The Terminator. :wink:
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Re: Best 80's action film

Post by HalcyonDaze00 » Wed May 28, 2014 2:28 pm

couldn't put them all on, did consider Raiders Of The Lost Ark but decided it was more an action-adventure.

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Re: Best 80's action film

Post by Dam » Wed May 28, 2014 2:28 pm

nokgod wrote:Well, its obviously Raiders of the Lost Ark but seeing as its not on the list, i'll also go for The Terminator. :wink:
Not even the best Indiana Jones film!

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Re: Best 80's action film

Post by nokgod » Wed May 28, 2014 2:29 pm

Dam wrote:
nokgod wrote:Well, its obviously Raiders of the Lost Ark but seeing as its not on the list, i'll also go for The Terminator. :wink:
Not even the best Indiana Jones film!
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Re: Best 80's action film

Post by fredghostmaster » Wed May 28, 2014 2:31 pm

Terminator 2 is fantastic but the original isn't in the same league. From that list I'll go for Rambo: First Blood. The sequel was great as well!

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Re: Best 80's action film

Post by Antiriad2097 » Wed May 28, 2014 2:51 pm

The Terminator
Die Hard
Robocop
Predator
Aliens

I honestly couldn't separate any one of those five as being 'best', they all sort of do different things in the best possible way.
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Re: Best 80's action film

Post by Dam » Wed May 28, 2014 2:52 pm

fredghostmaster wrote:Terminator 2 is fantastic but the original isn't in the same league.
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Re: Best 80's action film

Post by HalcyonDaze00 » Wed May 28, 2014 2:58 pm

Antiriad2097 wrote:The Terminator
Die Hard
Robocop
Predator
Aliens

I honestly couldn't separate any one of those five as being 'best', they all sort of do different things in the best possible way.
if they were all on telly tonight (at the same time, on different channels, and no sky+ etc), which one would you watch?

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Post by Antiriad2097 » Wed May 28, 2014 3:05 pm

None. I've got them all on DVD, so I can do without the ad breaks.

But its entirely contextual. If it was around Christmas, then it would be Die Hard. If it was late night viewing, then probably Aliens as it works well with its dark moody tone. For a Sunday afternoon, possibly Robocop. Terminator has always seemed like a winter film to me, while Predator is for the height of summer. Depends who I'm watching with too.
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Re: Best 80's action film

Post by necronom » Wed May 28, 2014 3:06 pm

Aliens is the best film ever made, closely followed by The Terminator.
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Re: Best 80's action film

Post by paranoid marvin » Wed May 28, 2014 4:15 pm

Antiriad2097 wrote:None. I've got them all on DVD, so I can do without the ad breaks.

But its entirely contextual. If it was around Christmas, then it would be Die Hard. If it was late night viewing, then probably Aliens as it works well with its dark moody tone. For a Sunday afternoon, possibly Robocop. Terminator has always seemed like a winter film to me, while Predator is for the height of summer. Depends who I'm watching with too.

This. Plus you don't miss out on all the bits they edit out


All great films, but Robocop is perfect; it really couldn't be improved upon.
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Re: Best 80's action film

Post by Katzkatz » Wed May 28, 2014 4:43 pm

nokgod wrote:
Dam wrote:
nokgod wrote:Well, its obviously Raiders of the Lost Ark but seeing as its not on the list, i'll also go for The Terminator. :wink:
Not even the best Indiana Jones film!
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Yeah - seconded Nokgod. How can you not appreciate the greatness of Spielberg's best film : Raiders of the Lost Ark?

Anyway, from the list above - I voted for Die Hard. Yippee kayee Melon Farmer! :lol: :wink: :D

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Re: Best 80's action film

Post by Sputryk » Wed May 28, 2014 4:51 pm

Katzkatz wrote:Anyway, from the list above - I voted for Die Hard. Yippee kayee Melon Farmer! :lol: :wink: :D
That's from the kiddyfied version, isn't it? Along with "Now I have a jelly baby. Yum. Yum. Yum." :mrgreen:

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