Was 1984 the greatest year in film?

Not even we can talk toys all the time. Kick back and relax with the friends and staff of ItsAllTrue in the Green Room!

Moderators: SilntAngl5, Ebonhorn

Was 1984 the greatest year in film?

Postby Tekwych » Sun Aug 31, 2014 12:28 pm

We are celebrating the 20th anniversary of Ghoastbusters but also films like Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Gremlins, The Karate Kid, Police Academy,Footloose, Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, Red Dawn, The Terminator, Conan the Destroyer, Dune, The Gods Must Be Crazy, Starman, The Last Starfighter, The Neverending Story

In fact I would be willing to call 1984 one of, if not THE, greatest years in modern cinema. This is a list of the 100 highest grossing films released that year:

Beverly Hills Cop
Ghostbusters
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
Gremlins
The Karate Kid
Police Academy
Footloose
Romancing the Stone
Star Trek III: The Search for Spock
Splash
Purple Rain
Amadeus
Tightrope
The Natural
Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan
Revenge of the Nerds
2010
Breakin'
Bachelor Party
Red Dawn
The Terminator
City Heat
All of Me
Places in the Heart
The Killing Fields
Friday the 13th: Final Chapter
Conan the Destroyer
Dune
The Gods Must Be Crazy
Starman
The Last Starfighter
Cannonball Run II
Teachers
A Passage to India
Pinocchio (Re-issue)
Protocol
Micki and Maude
The Cotton Club
The Muppets Take Manhattan
A Nightmare on Elm Street
The Woman in Red
Moscow on the Hudson
The Flamingo Kid
Sixteen Candles
The Jungle Book (re-issue)
Missing in Action
A Soldier's Story
Against All Odds
Oh, God! You Devil!
Rhinestone
Weekend Pass
Top Secret!
Hot Dog... The Movie
The Neverending Story
Unfaithfully Yours
Best Defense
Blame It on Rio
Lassiter
Angel
Johnny Dangerously
Firestarter
Beat Street
Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo
Children of the Corn
Night of the Comet
Supergirl
Ice Pirates
The Evil That Men Do
Irreconcilable Differences
Dreamscape
Up the Creek
The River
Tank
Falling in Love
Hard to Hold
The Wild Life
Broadway Danny Rose
Where the Boys Are
Thief of Hearts
Terror in the Aisles
Cloak and Dagger
Country
Bolero
Body Double
Oxford Blues
The Bounty
1984
Reckless
The Philadelphia Experiment
Streets of Fire
Just the Way You Are
The Little Drummer Girl
Ninja 3: The Domination
Iceman
Hardbodies
Alphabet City
The Pope of Greenwich Village
Runaway
Swing Shift
The Razor's Edge
Choose the things to fill your mind or the world will fill it for you.
User avatar
Tekwych
Captain
Captain
 
Posts: 1307
Joined: Fri Jan 15, 2010 9:23 am
Location: New Mexico

Re: Was 1984 the greatest year in film?

Postby Beedo Sookcool » Fri Sep 05, 2014 12:05 am

Yeah, and nowadays, they seem determined to remake stuff with more CGI eye-candy. Granted, I've been to see more films this last year than I have for any of the previous 13 years, but there's still not a Hell of a lot that floats my boat these days.
". . . cross me, and you'll soon discover that beneath this playful, boyish exterior beats the heart of a ruthless, sadistic maniac."
- Lord Edmund Blackadder, from Blackadder II
User avatar
Beedo Sookcool
Captain
Captain
 
Posts: 1601
Joined: Tue Mar 15, 2011 11:15 am
Location: Torbay, Devonshire, England


Return to The Green Room

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 5 guests

Latest Headlines

ItsAllTrue.Net

cron