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  • Gremlins

    25 83.33%
  • First Blood

    17 56.67%
  • Platoon

    18 60.00%
  • Rambo: First Blood Part II

    11 36.67%
  • Born on the Fourth of July

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  • Willow

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Thread: The Great Movie Tournament - 1980s: Round 2 - Group 11 of 32

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    Default The Great Movie Tournament - 1980s: Round 2 - Group 11 of 32

    During the second round of The Great Movie Tournament, please vote for up to four films you would like to move onto the next round. The top four 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):


    Gremlins (1984)
    Directed by Joe Dante

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    First Blood (1982)
    Directed by Ted Kotcheff

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    Platoon (1986)
    Directed by Oliver Stone

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    Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)
    Directed by George P. Cosmatos

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    Born on the Fourth of July (1989)
    Directed by Oliver Stone

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    Willow (1988)
    Directed by Ron Howard

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    By pure chance we got four movies here dealing with the Vietnam War so this feels like a very appropriate time to post this:


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    Rambos and Platoon! A war themed easy pic for me... plus Willow!
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    Platoon was actually my favorite war film for a really long time.
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    shit

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    Yeah Gremlins over Rambo and Platoon? Really? unreal....
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    Makes sense to me.

    Personally, I hate war movies. (or at least those based on modern real wars)
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    Gremlins is really popular. I love that film, but I love the Rambo franchise too.

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    I hear all you Rambo/Vietnam fans out there, but Gremlins is a top 10 1980s flick. Maybe top 5. Perfect mix of comedy and scary ass puppets.

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    can't vote in any of the groups because have seen maximum one movie in each

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    Born on the 4th of July is the best movie in the group and it's being eliminated :'(


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    that's what often happens

    sooner or later someone post: "*** is the best movie in this group, and it's being eliminated"

    most often this someone is you, Heather or bears

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jean View Post
    that's what often happens

    sooner or later someone post: "*** is the best movie in this group, and it's being eliminated"

    most often this someone is you, Heather or bears
    The popular stuff will always win. It's just been seen more and will get more votes. I'm worried for Amadeus in the next round.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jean View Post
    that's what often happens

    sooner or later someone post: "*** is the best movie in this group, and it's being eliminated"

    most often this someone is you, Heather or bears
    I just posted this exact thing to you in another thread
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    The poll has closed. The following four titles are moving on to the next round:
    1. Gremlins (83.33%)
    2. Platoon (60.00%)
    3. First Blood (56.67%)
    4. Rambo: First Blood Part II (36.67%)

    And the following two titles have been eliminated:
    1. Willow (23.33%)
    2. Born on the Fourth of July (20.00%)

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    So has anyone watched that Hollywood Vietnam video I posted above? It focuses on the Rambo franchise and makes some very valid points that make you think.

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    Watching it now, love these Renegade Cuts but I probably won't be commenting because I don't want an argument with anyone.....

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