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BrokenRoad posted 9/29/2013 14:50 PM

Just finished watching Ghostbusters. Things I noticed:

1) 'Dana Barrett' character really was a snappy dresser
2) Dan Akroyd was YOUNG.
3) When did Bill Murray actually have hair?

What's your favorite retro movie?

[This message edited by BrokenRoad at 2:51 PM, September 29th (Sunday)]

LosferWords posted 9/29/2013 15:20 PM

Ghostbusters is a great movie! My son insists that Ghostbusters II was even better, but I'm going to have to disagree with him there.

If I had to pick one favorite retro movie, it would probably have to be Monty Python and the Holy Grail.

wifehad5 posted 9/29/2013 15:42 PM

Blues Brothers

cantlivewithouth posted 9/29/2013 15:45 PM

Blues Brothers
Stripes
Doctor Detroit

There was this movie called So Fine. I remember watching it with my dad and laughing so hard.

welcome14 posted 9/29/2013 16:26 PM


"It's 106 miles to Chicago. We've got a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it's dark, and we're wearing sunglasses. - Hit it."
also said by me earlier this week to a small group of colleagues...I thought it was hilarious. No one else got it. Really??

jo2love posted 9/29/2013 18:01 PM

ET
Grease
The Breakfast Club


My daughter saw most of The Breakfast Club a few weeks ago. Now she understands why out of no where I will shout, "I wanna be an air force ranger."

[This message edited by SI Staff at 6:01 PM, September 29th (Sunday)]

jrc1963 posted 9/29/2013 18:22 PM

Sixteen Candles
The Breakfast Club
St. Elmos Fire
Steel Magnolias
Blue Brothers
Tootsie

All good movies!

Clarrissa posted 9/29/2013 18:52 PM

jo, a bit of trivia on The Breakfast Club. The joke that Judd Nelson's character is telling while crawling through the ductwork was never meant to have a punchline. (I'm a *huge* fan of IMDb. Love reading the trivia...)

I have three of the Bratpack movies: The Breakfast Club, Weird Science and Sixteen Candles.

Favorite retro movie? Hell, that's a tough one. I really couldn't say. Depends on my mood I guess.

jo2love posted 9/29/2013 19:07 PM

Cool trivia, Clarissa.

I forgot about Steel Magnolias &
Tootsie. Love those.

jrc1963 posted 9/29/2013 19:08 PM

Tootsie was on Encore last night

kernel posted 9/29/2013 19:13 PM

Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Back to the Future
Star Wars

[This message edited by kernel at 7:13 PM, September 29th (Sunday)]

Sad in AZ posted 9/29/2013 19:54 PM

The 80s are retro??

What about:

A Clockwork Orange
Jaws
Star Wars
The Godfather
Rocky
Animal House
Airplane

BrokenRoad posted 9/29/2013 20:13 PM

Sad...yes.
Can you believe it?

unbreak_my_heart posted 9/29/2013 20:20 PM

the big chill
dirty dancing

StillGoing posted 9/29/2013 20:33 PM

THEY LIVE

lieshurt posted 9/29/2013 21:18 PM

Starship Troopers
Steel Magnolias
Airplane

Unagie posted 9/29/2013 21:48 PM

Breakfast at Tiffanys
Breakfast Club
Beaches
Steel Magnolias
Grease
Dirty Dancing

dameia posted 9/29/2013 21:53 PM

The Goonies
Labyrinth

Holly-Isis posted 9/29/2013 22:13 PM

I don't know that it's the best, but someone has to throw The Lost Boys into the mix!

ForwardMotion posted 9/29/2013 23:44 PM

No one has mentioned Princess Bride. Inconceivable!

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