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Posted by Lainy on June 14th, 2018

was a great era to get started with movies

The first 2 I have to mention are Adventures in Babysitting (A Night on the Town) and Splash

Adventures in Babysitting: We went the cinema (me and my sister, Julie) to see this. I came away from the cinema wanting to be Chrissy, loving Keith Coogan, having a crush on Thor (little did we know that years later we’d be big fans of Vincent) and our Jue loved George Newbern. Always good memories of this film.

Splash: The 1st Tom Hanks movie I saw and the reason I became a big fan of his

Karate Kid was a big movie for me….so was Space Camp (my first glimpse of Leaf Phoenix…he is still my #1 of all time today).

Then you had the Brat Pack movies: The Outsiders, Pretty in Pink, St Elmos Fire, Weird Science ( not mentioned them all here due to not having watched them all).

Horror Movies of the 80s: Ghostbusters (yes I’m classing it as a Horror…I went to see this for my 7th birthday), American Werewolf in London (my Dad still has no idea why he let me watch this when I was 10 haha), Spaceship (the one with Leslie Nielson), Gremlins, Critters, Ghoulies, Munchie, Child’s Play, Creepshow, Grimm’s Prairie Tales, The Lost Boys, House.

Then other movies I need to mention: Combat Academy (Keith Gordon), Ladyhawke (how I became a fan of Matthew Broderick), Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Police Academy movies, National Lampoon Vacation movies (we called my Dad, Clark Griswold for years LOL), Superman movies, E.T. (the first movie I saw at the cinema), Annie.

There’s so many more I could put here…I know a few will be obvious too.

This is why I became a fan of the movies….seeing so many awesome ones in my younger years. The 80s will always be my favourite decade for movies. Such special memories ๐Ÿ™‚

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