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Best action films of the 80s??


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In reply to an earlier post on 12 Dec 2013 00:28:20 GMT
AJ says:
That's the issue; is it a sequel or a reboot? Rumours abound that set btw MM1 & MM2, but it looks so futuristic that it has to be btw MM2 & MM3 or after MM3. Otherwise its a reboot? Wish George Miller was more forthcoming! 10 years in the making and still no teaser trailer - die hard fan but patience is wearing thin

In reply to an earlier post on 11 Dec 2013 23:31:04 GMT
Last edited by the author on 11 Dec 2013 23:31:42 GMT
Are you happy that they've made another sequel? Or are you sick to death of them rehashing film series?

Posted on 11 Dec 2013 22:07:45 GMT
AJ says:
Mad Max 2 - hands down

Posted on 5 Dec 2013 20:30:53 GMT
Young guns is a pretty good action western and what about blind fury starring rutgar hauer, or is that too underrated to be considered one of the best?

In reply to an earlier post on 30 Nov 2013 20:53:28 GMT
Yeah they don't make action films in the unapologetically ott way they did in the 80s and early 90s now, too serious these days.

Posted on 30 Nov 2013 19:39:45 GMT
I love them all, huge fan of the series :) Watch it a lot with mum. I have seen loaaaadss of 80s Action films but can not get my brain to work and come up with more ha x

In reply to an earlier post on 30 Nov 2013 19:01:28 GMT
Which one is your favourite in the lethal weapon series?, mine is the first one, i enjoy the others and the humour in them but they tend to be too preachy.

Posted on 30 Nov 2013 13:07:46 GMT
Lethal Weapon
Tango & Cash
Death Wish :)

Posted on 29 Nov 2013 23:48:42 GMT
Watching the running man on film 4, underated 80's schwarznegger action flick.

In reply to an earlier post on 26 Nov 2013 20:33:07 GMT
I have just bought ACTION JACKSON for my nexus tablet from Google play for £7.99 "bargain"

In reply to an earlier post on 26 Nov 2013 20:28:13 GMT
Love action jackson and over the top. Stallone's films are not oscar fair but they are very entertaining all the same.

Posted on 26 Nov 2013 20:16:00 GMT
Last edited by the author on 26 Nov 2013 20:21:27 GMT
Some of my favourites
Die hard
Lethal weapon and 2
Code of silence
Nico(above the law)
Commando
Streets of fire
Predator
Beverly hills cop

Posted on 4 Nov 2013 21:08:18 GMT
Die Hard
Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back
Star Wars: Return of the Jedi
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Batman

Posted on 26 Aug 2013 18:39:26 BDT
Ninja Terminator (1985)

Now we're talking. I'd add Sakura Killers, Ninja Squad, Ninja Thunderbolt, Ninja Holocaust, basically anything with Richard Harrison in it.

Posted on 25 Aug 2013 21:41:11 BDT
Last edited by the author on 26 Aug 2013 10:25:50 BDT
Ninja 3: The Domination (1984)
Ninja Terminator (1985)
W Is War (1983)
Clash Of The Warlords (1985)
For Your Height Only (1981)
The Impossible Kid (1982)
Miami Connection (1987)
Penitentiary 3 (1987)
Death Wish 3 (1985)

In reply to an earlier post on 23 Aug 2013 16:36:07 BDT
Yes that's the 1,, Clancy Brown of Highlander fame was the psycho killer!

In reply to an earlier post on 23 Aug 2013 16:32:47 BDT
"Deadly Pursuit"

Was that the film with Sydney Poitier and Tom berenger in it? .. they chase some serial killer through some mountains?

Great movie !!

Posted on 9 Aug 2013 13:10:53 BDT
Raiders of the Lost Ark, a cracking film.

Posted on 2 Aug 2013 23:23:24 BDT
old groaner says:
1982 best film mad max 2

Posted on 2 Aug 2013 21:45:17 BDT
Going for some alternative 80's classic's here. American Ninja, No Retreat No Surrender, Sakura Killers, Enemy Territory, Avenging Force, Masters Of The Universe, Over The Top, Deadly Pursuit, Battle Truck, Action Jackson, Raw Deal, Invasion USA, "Those were the Days"

In reply to an earlier post on 24 Jul 2013 16:42:13 BDT
S. Johnson says:
Ah, never heard of Final Score. The Hidden is a classic: great action scenes, shoot outs, car chases, aliens: and I love the music score. I always remember the scene at the beginning when Chris Mulkey's character goes on the rampage in his stolen black Ferrari - including hitting a wheelchair-bound patient who flies up in the air: but all we see is the chair crashing to the ground! Hilarious.

I love Arnie's The Running Man as well. Directed by Dt. Dave Starsky, no less! Released the same year as Predator, it is full of classic Schwarzenegger puns.

In reply to an earlier post on 23 Jul 2013 13:09:34 BDT
Lazisom says:
Good call, I love the Hitcher.

Sean Bean had a decent attempt at it in the remake but it just wasn't as good as Rutger Hauer, also they made some odd changes for the remake that didn't seem necessary like having 2 kids in the car rather than one, still not a bad film though but I'd take the original any day.

Posted on 22 Jul 2013 20:20:25 BDT
I remember 'Amsterdamed' being a fine murder/mystery

Posted on 22 Jul 2013 20:13:54 BDT
Rutger Hauer in 'The Hitcher' takes a bit of beating

Posted on 21 Jul 2013 23:12:11 BDT
Avenging force and American ninja seem to have been missed

And what about Rambo 1 and 2
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