Round 4 and the final round of topics selected by my readers. This one comes from my buddy James. This list is as simple as it comes, my top 10 80s movies. The 80s is my favorite decade for movies by a mile. Here we go…

10. Uncle Buck

Starring: John Candy, Amy Madigan
Director: John Hughes
Released: 1989
Favorite Character: Buck Russell
Favorite Quote: “Buck Melanoma. Moley Russell’s Wart.

9. Major League

Starring: Tom Berenger, Charlie Sheen, Corbin Bernsen, Margaret Whitton, Dennis Haysbert, James Gammom, Rene Russo, Bob Uecker
Director: David S. Ward
Released: 1989
Favorite Character: Pedro Cerrano
Favorite Quote: “Juuuuuust a bit outside.”

8. Scarface

Starring: Al Pacino
Director: Brian De Palma
Released: 1983
Favorite Character: Tony Montana
Favorite Quote: “I always tell the truth. Even when I lie.”

7. The Shining

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Scatman Crothers, Danny Lloyd
Director: Stanley Kubrick
Released: 1980
Favorite Character: Dick Hallorann
Favorite Quote: “Here’s Johnny!”

6. Fast Times At Ridgemont High

Starring: Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold, Phoebe Cates, Brian Backer, Robert Romanus, Ray Walston
Director: Amy Heckerling
Released: 1982
Favorite Character: Jeff Spicoli (Sean Penn)
Favorite Quote: “Hey, wait a minute, there’s no birthday party for me in here.”

5. Top Gun

Starring: Tom Cruise, Kelly McGillis, Val Kilmer, Anthony Edwards, Tom Skerritt
Director: Tony Scott
Released: 1986
Favorite Character: Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (Tom Cruise)
Favorite Quote:
Iceman: You can be my wingman anytime.
Maverick: Bullshit. You can be mine.

4. The Goonies

Starring: Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Jeff Cohen, Corey Feldman, Kerri Green, Martha Plimpton, Ke Huy Quan
Director: Richard Donner
Released: 1985
Favorite Character: Chunk (Jeff Cohen)
Favorite Quote: “The next time we see sky, it’ll be over another town. The next time you take a test, it’ll be in some other school. Our parents, they want the bestest stuff for us. But right now they gotta do what’s right for them, cause it’s their time. Their time, up there. Down here, it’s our time. It’s our time, down here. That’s all over the second we ride up Troy’s bucket.”

3. Dead Poets Society

Starring: Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke, Kurtwood Smith, Norman Lloyd
Director: Peter Weir
Released: 1989
Favorite Character: John Keating (Robin Williams)
Favorite Quote: “No matter what anybody tells you, words and ideas can change the world.”

2. The Karate Kid

Starring: Ralph Macchio, Noriyuki “Pat” Morita, Elisabeth Shue
Director: John G. Alvidsen
Released: 1984
Favorite Character: Mr. Miyagi (Pat Morita)
Favorite Quote: “Sweep the leg.”

1. The Breakfast Club

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Paul Gleason, Anthony Michael Hall, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Ally Sheedy
Director: John Huges
Released: 1985
Favorite Character: John Bender (Judd Nelson)
Favorite Quote: “You ought to spend a little more time trying to make something of yourself and a little less time trying to impress people.”

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