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American Tail, An 8/31/16 96.65%[19.33/20]        Comments
Lost in America, a newly-arrived immigrant mouse must find his family while discovering the strange new land he has arrived in.
Meaning of Life, The: 8/3/16 51.46%[13.38/26]        Comments
And now for something completely different....here's a quiz on the Monty Python epic that will hopefully show you, truly, definitively, The Meaning of Life.
Spaceballs 7/20/16 61.68%[15.42/25]        Comments
It's one of the great comedy spoofs ever. Never mind when then will be now...let's see how well you know Spaceballs.
Great Mouse Detective, The: 7/6/16 74.30%[14.86/20]        Comments
It's one of the products of the period considered to be lesser-Disney, but 1986's The Great Mouse Detective still has its charms.
Lethal Weapon 2 3/22/16 86.00%[25.80/30]        Comments
South Africans, old murders solved, Leo Getz and fast food strategies - all come into play in Lethal Weapon 2.
Running Man, The: 1/6/16 76.20%[22.86/30]        Comments
Drawing from the worlds of game show hosts, professional wrestlers and ex-NFL stars, The Running Man put a cast of colorful villains in the way of Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Troop Beverly Hills 9/15/15 84.50%[16.90/20]        Comments
Shelley Long's brief film career basically began and ended with Troop Beverly Hills, a late 80s comedy.
Overboard 8/19/15 89.16%[22.29/25]        Comments
Rich, rude socialite Joanna gets amnesia and winds up living as "Annie", wife of sweaty carpenter Dean.
Three Men and a Baby 4/29/15 77.85%[15.57/20]        Comments
Three NYC bachelors find their lives turned upside down when a baby - the daughter of one of the roommates - is left on their doorstep.
Creepshow 10/28/14 77.16%[19.29/25]        Comments
The horror-comedy Creepshow was helmed by a well-known horror director, written by a world-famous horror author, and starred a handful of famous and soon-to-be-famous stars.
Clue 10/7/14 75.60%[22.68/30]        Comments
Colonel Mustard, Miss Scarlett, Professor Plum and the other Clue characters came to life in this madcap 1980s film which featured various endings shown in different theaters.
Color Purple, The: 8/20/14 84.04%[21.01/25]        Comments
It created Oscars controversy, while launching Whoopi and Oprah to stardom. See how well you remember The Color Purple.
Funny Farm 8/13/14 84.48%[21.12/25]        Comments
What??? George Roy Hill directed Chevy Chase in a late 80s comedy? Indeed, this actually happened! But if you're taking this quiz for Funny Farm, you probably already know that.
Back To The Future Trilogy 4/2/14 58.55%[18.15/31]        Comments
Get ready to go back to the future, and then back to the past, to get back to the present, which is either the future or the past, depending on where you went back to. Got it?
Harlem Nights 2/19/14 87.40%[17.48/20]        Comments
One of Eddie Murphy's last great comedies (?), this late 1980s crime comedy teams Murphy with the great Richard Pryor, the underappreciated Danny Aiello, the sublime Della Reese and.....Jasmine Guy.
RoboCop 2/11/14 83.57%[25.07/30]        Comments
Paul Verhoeven gave us a darkly comedic vision of the future, and Peter Weller did a great job animating a seemingly lifeless android in this crime blockbuster from the late 1980s.
See No Evil, Hear No Evil 10/24/13 76.65%[15.33/20]        Comments
Richard Pryor and Gene Wilder teamed up one final time in See No Evil, Hear No Evil.
Karate Kid, Part II, The: 5/29/13 77.48%[19.37/25]        Comments
Before Hilary Swank and Jaden Smith took the franchise in strange new directions, The Karate Kid, Part II featured Ralph Macchio reprising his role as Daniel LaRusso under the tutelage of Pat Morita's Mr. Miyagi.
Jumpin' Jack Flash 5/2/13 82.60%[20.65/25]        Comments
A forgotten gem from the mid 80s, Whoopi Goldberg continued her string of comedy success in Jumpin' Jack Flash.
Big 4/8/13 78.00%[19.50/25]        Comments
Tom Hanks and Penny Marshall turn in an undeniably sweet film with this late 80s body-switching comedy.
Demolition Man 1/23/13 80.96%[20.24/25]        Comments
One of the explosion-est movies of the decade, Demolition Man delivers on its promise of action, one-liners, and things that go boom. And hey, Sandra Bullock is also along for the ride!
Midnight Run 1/16/13 85.10%[25.53/30]        Comments
An accountant who has stolen from a mobster must stay alive while being transported cross-country by a surly bounty hunter. Midnight Run is one of the great comedies of the late 1980s.
Back to the Future II 1/9/13 81.53%[24.46/30]        Comments
Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd and Thomas F. Wilson reprise their roles in this successful, entertaining sequel to the 80s hallmark time-travel comedy.
Red Dawn (1984) 11/14/12 76.24%[19.06/25]        Comments
A bunch of brat-packers - Patrick Swayze, Charlie Sheen, C. Thomas Howell, Jennifer Grey - take up arms to fight off the Russians in this cheesily classic 1984 film.
Annie 9/27/12 78.40%[15.68/20]        Comments
1982's Annie brought the beloved (don't pretend that it isn't, Mr. Grumpy) stage musical to the screen, starring Albert Finney, Carol Burnette, a cute kid and directed by John Huston (?!??)
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