Category Archives: 1980-1989

RoboCop (1987) Rated R

In the distant future, in a dystopian and crime-ridden Detroit, an injured cop returns to the force as a cyborg. Starring Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, and Dan O’Herlihy. This is a great sci-fi movie. We have a future world that is … Continue reading

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He-Man and She-Ra: A Christmas Special (1985) Rated PG

He-Man and She-Ra join together to stop Horde Prime from ruining Christmas for some Earth stranded children. Starring John Erwin, Alan Oppenheimer, and Linda Gary. This special brings together the villains of the Transformers, He-Man, and She-Ra universes as the heroes … Continue reading

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Bon Voyage, Charlie Brown (and Don’t Come Back!!) (1980) Rated G

Charlie Brown and the gang travel to Europe as exchange students. Starring Daniel Anderson, Scott Beach, and Casey Carlson. This is a fun Peanuts film. We get to watch the gang go to France as foreign exchange students. The animation is … Continue reading

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The Last Emperor (1987) Rated TV-14

The story of the final Emperor of China. Starring  John Lone, Joan Chen, and Peter O’Toole. This is a long biopic on the sixty years of the Emperor of China. It’s interesting, but it’s not the best explained historical film. … Continue reading

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Dirty Dancing (1987) Rated TV-14

During her summer vacation, “Baby” Houseman falls for the resort’s dance instructor. Starring Jennifer Grey, Patrick Swayze, and Jerry Orbach. I know this film isn’t one of the best films out there, but I love this movie. It goes beyond the … Continue reading

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Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (CBS) Rated NR

A series based on the film, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954). Starring Richard Dean Anderson, Roger Wilson, and Peter Horton. I was so looking forward to watching this series because I love the 1954 film. However, the only thing this … Continue reading

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All’s Well That Ends Well (1981) Rated NR

Helena loves Bertram. He is of noble birth, she is not. He is sick; she has a cure and wants to marry him, but does he want to marry her? Starring Celia Johnson, Ian Charleson, Michael Hordern. I’m not a big … Continue reading

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Full House (ABC) Rated TV-G

 A recently widowed father enlists the help of his brother-in-law and best friend to help raise his three daughters. Starring John Stamos, Dave Coulier, Candace Cameron Bure, Jodie Sweetin, Mary-Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen. This is a classic family comedy that is so fun to … Continue reading

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Touch the Sun: Devil’s Hill (1988) Rated NR

Three kids’ whose mother is ill are sent to their cousin’s farm in remote Tasmania. Starring Peter Hehir, Mary Haire, John Flaus. Part of a TV film series which highlights different regions of Australia, this film is the cute, family friendly … Continue reading

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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1986) Rated NR

 Huckleberry Finn is a precocious boy who rebels against society and escapes down the Mississippi River for adventure. Based on the book by Mark Twain. Starring Patrick Day, Anne Shropshire, Sada Thompson, Lillian Gish. A fantastic retelling of the classic book by Mark Twain. … Continue reading

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