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  • Ghostbusters

    25 80.65%
  • Robocop

    22 70.97%
  • Beetlejuice

    26 83.87%
  • Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

    22 70.97%
  • Footloose

    8 25.81%
  • The Breakfast Club

    24 77.42%
  • The Hunger

    3 9.68%
  • Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer

    4 12.90%
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    Default The Great Movie Tournament - 1980s: Round 1 - Group 23 of 32

    During the first round of The Great Movie Tournament, please vote for up to six films you would like to move onto the next round. The top six films will be moving on. Keep in mind that the percentage of the vote a given film receives will determine its standing going forward.

    The poll will run for seven days. Discussion is greatly encouraged!

    The nominees are (please let me know if any video doesn't play for you):


    Ghostbusters (1984)
    Directed by Ivan Reitman

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    Robocop (1987)
    Directed by Paul Verhoeven

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    Beetlejuice (1988)
    Directed by Tim Burton

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    Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
    Directed by Steven Spielberg

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    Footloose (1984)
    Directed by Herbert Ross

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    The Breakfast Club (1985)
    Directed by John Hughes

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    The Hunger (1983)
    Directed by Tony Scott

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    Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986)
    Directed by John McNaughton

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    Wow, the group of death.
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    The Breakfast Club is like, peak '80s. I can totally see it going very far in the playoffs.

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    Temple is hands down my fav... wish it was doing better.
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    Ghostbusters & Breakfast Club
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    I love Indy, but TOD wasn't quite worth it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by St. Troy View Post
    I love Indy, but TOD wasn't quite worth it.

    It's the best one.
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    It was a distant 3rd in my opinion.
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    Name me one other franchise scene better than Indy backhanding the hell out of Short Round. I'll wait.



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    The Hunger needs more votes. An excellent vampire movie and a great cast! Do it for David Bowie!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mattrick View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by St. Troy View Post
    I love Indy, but TOD wasn't quite worth it.

    It's the best one.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mattrick View Post
    Name me one other franchise scene better than Indy backhanding the hell out of Short Round. I'll wait.



    That is a hell of a scene (I never could stand Short Round).
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    This scene alone makes Temple of Doom fantastic. It's pure movie-making goodness.


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    Quote Originally Posted by becca69 View Post
    The Hunger needs more votes. An excellent vampire movie and a great cast! Do it for David Bowie!
    Couldn't agree more. Such a great movie, with an ending to die for.

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    these results please me very much.
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    How is Footloose getting more votes than either The Hunger or Henry?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mae View Post
    How is Footloose getting more votes than either The Hunger or Henry?
    The Kevin Bacon factor...everyone has got to cut loose.

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    Plus I think we can all agree, bacon is pretty damn good.
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    Footloose is about as good an 80s film as there is. Great stuff! One of those guilty pleasures.
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    The poll has closed. The following six titles are moving on to the next round:
    1. Beetlejuice (83.87%)
    2. Ghostbusters (80.65%)
    3. The Breakfast Club (77.42%)
    4. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (70.97%)
    5. Robocop (70.97%)
    6. Footloose (25.81%)

    And the following two titles have been eliminated:
    1. Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (12.90%)
    2. The Hunger (9.68%)

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