Around the World in 80s Movies

Around the World in 80s Movies

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Real Men (1987) | Dennis Feldman
October 18, 2019

James Belushi stars as Nick Pirandello, a crude smart-ass that just so happens to be one of the country's top CIA agents, who is ordered to recruit a mild-mannered suburban insurance salesman father, Bob Wilson (John Ritter),

Spies Like Us (1985) | John Landis
October 12, 2019

The plot of Spies Like Us involves the two most inept, low-level U.S. intelligence agents they could find to go on a mission as expendable decoys for the real agents. Emmett Fitz-Hume (Chevy Chase) and Austin Millbarge (Dan Aykroyd) were scouted by the...

Rambo III (1988) | Peter MacDonald
October 05, 2019

This time it's a bit more personal for John Rambo (Sylvester Stallone), as his former Vietnam commander and friend, Colonel Trautman (Richard Crenna), has been captured by Russian forces as he tries to rally the Afghan rebels who have been winning the ...

Rambo: First Blood Part 2 (1985) | George P. Cosmatos
September 28, 2019

The story follows First Blood, where John Rambo (Sylvester Stallone) is in prison for his one-man army heroics against law enforcement in the first film.  Here, Colonel Trautman (Richard Crenna) approaches Rambo to undergo a covert operation that will ...

First Blood (1982) | Ted Kotcheff
September 22, 2019

Sylvester Stallon stars as John Rambo, who has spent years trying to track down the only family he ever really knew -- the soldiers who fought alongside him in the war.  To Rambo's dismay, he finds he is all alone,

The Delta Force (1986)
September 14, 2019

Cannon Films and Golan-Globus productions push out this ultra-patriotic film in the middle of the 1980s whereby American elite commandos kick major butt when trying to secure the freedom of a plane full of hostages hijacked by a group of Lebanese terro...

Commando (1985) | Mark L. Lester
September 08, 2019

In this onscreen persona-defining movie, Arnold Schwarzenegger stars as Col. John Matrix, a highly-trained military special-ops expert whose unit was disbanded and now live under secret identities in retirement.

Predator (1987) | John McTiernan
August 30, 2019

Arnold Schwarzenegger stars as Major "Dutch" Schaeffer, who, along with his crew of elite special ops commandos, is sent to the jungle of a hostile Latin American country on a covert hostage rescue mission.  However,

Aliens (1986) | James Cameron
August 24, 2019

Aliens starts where the first one leaves off, with Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) in hypersleep drifting in the escape shuttle. What Ripley doesn't know until after she is rescued is that she has been that way for 57 years.  When she gets back,

Alien (1979) | Ridley Scott
August 18, 2019

The story begins in the year 2122, onboard the commercial towing vessel, the Nostromo. Its mostly blue-collar crew, five men and two women, are awakened prematurely while still in deep space from their cryogenic slumber en route back to Earth.