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    Default The Great Movie Tournament - 1980s: Round 3 - Group 24 of 32

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


    Predator (1987)
    Directed by John McTiernan

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    Spaceballs (1987)
    Directed by Mel Brooks

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    Conan the Barbarian (1982)
    Directed by John Milius

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    Clash of the Titans (1981)
    Directed by Desmond Davis

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    Predator
    Spaceballs
    What the hell happened here? It hasn't happened yet.

    Quote Originally Posted by Girlystevedave View Post
    I'm just nodding my head the whole time thinking "ok, stop now, please."

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    Predator
    Clash of the Titans
    God bless Captain David Dorn, Drew Brees, Lana Del Rey, and Donald Trump.

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    Another weak group. God I hate how these continue to break down.
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    Gunslinger #255
    Charlie the Choo Choo - #255

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    Quote Originally Posted by DoctorZaius View Post
    Another weak group. God I hate how these continue to break down.
    Predator and Spaceballs are not weak.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Still Servant View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by DoctorZaius View Post
    Another weak group. God I hate how these continue to break down.
    Predator and Spaceballs are not weak.
    I beg to differ. I never warmed to Spaceballs. I voted for Predator and Clash, but I could care less how far either goes.
    WANTED:
    Drawing of the Three #255
    Gunslinger #255
    Charlie the Choo Choo - #255

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    Clash of the Titans was the very first VHS tape I ever watched. It was late 1981 or early 1982 I guess and my parents had just bought this new-fangled machine called a "VCR." They rented Clash of the Titans for our first test drive. So I voted for it, partly out of nostalgia, but mainly because it's a rip-roarin' adventure with great effects and humor. Plus, T&A; which, for a 13-year-old boy consigned to PG movies, was very welcome.

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    Quote Originally Posted by divemaster View Post
    Clash of the Titans was the very first VHS tape I ever watched. It was late 1981 or early 1982 I guess and my parents had just bought this new-fangled machine called a "VCR." They rented Clash of the Titans for our first test drive. So I voted for it, partly out of nostalgia, but mainly because it's a rip-roarin' adventure with great effects and humor. Plus, T&A; which, for a 13-year-old boy consigned to PG movies, was very welcome.
    Nostalgia is the right word. Gotta love the work of Ray Harryhousen.
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    Gunslinger #255
    Charlie the Choo Choo - #255

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    Quote Originally Posted by DoctorZaius View Post
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    Another weak group. God I hate how these continue to break down.
    Predator and Spaceballs are not weak.
    I beg to differ. I never warmed to Spaceballs. I voted for Predator and Clash, but I could care less how far either goes.
    Predator is a quintessential science fiction/action classic. Lean, mean, and full to the brim of brilliant touches that make it a timeless flick of the 80's and beyond.
    What the hell happened here? It hasn't happened yet.

    Quote Originally Posted by Girlystevedave View Post
    I'm just nodding my head the whole time thinking "ok, stop now, please."

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    Quote Originally Posted by fernandito View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by DoctorZaius View Post
    Another weak group. God I hate how these continue to break down.
    Predator and Spaceballs are not weak.
    I beg to differ. I never warmed to Spaceballs. I voted for Predator and Clash, but I could care less how far either goes.
    Predator is a quintessential science fiction/action classic. Lean, mean, and full to the brim of brilliant touches that make it a timeless flick of the 80's and beyond.
    That's why I threw it a vote. But great? No so sure.
    WANTED:
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    Gunslinger #255
    Charlie the Choo Choo - #255

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    That's ok, I'm sure enough for us both.
    What the hell happened here? It hasn't happened yet.

    Quote Originally Posted by Girlystevedave View Post
    I'm just nodding my head the whole time thinking "ok, stop now, please."

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    Quote Originally Posted by fernandito View Post
    That's ok, I'm sure enough for us both.
    Yeah, me too.

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    Well, looks like this will be the first time I voted for the 2 losers.
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    Blockade Billy Lettered edition

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    The poll has closed. The following two titles are moving on to the next round:
    1. Predator (62.96%)
    2. Spaceballs (48.15%)

    And the following two titles have been eliminated:
    1. Conan the Barbarian (37.04%)
    2. Clash of the Titans (29.63%)

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    Two awesome films eliminated...

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    As soon as the back is turned treachery is planned"






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    And two awesome films not eliminated!

    Hearts are tough, she said, most times hearts don't break, and I'm sure that's right . . . but what about then? What about who we were then? What about hearts in Atlantis?

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    The better half of films advanced in this group. Awesome.
    What the hell happened here? It hasn't happened yet.

    Quote Originally Posted by Girlystevedave View Post
    I'm just nodding my head the whole time thinking "ok, stop now, please."

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