As a child of the 1980s who can forget the great movies that came out then that I would love to share with this generation. Mill Creek Entertainment has released 80’s Beat on DVD with an MSRP of $14.98 and includes teenage dreamboats in 8 fab films and runs a total of 13 hours and 13 minutes.
Flatliner: which came out in 1990 as well and stars Kiefer Sutherland, Julia Roberts, Kevin Bacon, Oliver Platt and William Baldwin. Some line shouldn’t be crossed, medical students begin to explore the realm of near-death experiences hoping for insights. Each has their heart stopped and is revived they begin having flashes of weak in nightmares from their childhood, reflected in sins they committed or have committed against them. The experiences continue to intensify and they began to be physically beaten I their visions as they try to go deeper into the death experience to find it here.
The New Kids: came out in 1985 and stars Shannon Presby, Lori Laughlin, John Philbin and James Spader. Abby McWilliams nightmare begins when she attracts the unwanted attention of teenage psychopath Eddie Dutra. It’s only when he kidnaps Abby from the school dance that Eddie shows his true feelings. Fueled by cocaine and armed with a shotgun Eddie’s last turns to uncontrollable rage as he takes Abby on a date from hell, and this terror packed real ride from the director of Friday the 13th.
True Believer: came out in 1989 and stars James Woods, Robert Downey Junior, Kurtwood Smith and Margaret Colin. The killing, the conviction, the cover up, James Woods is Eddie Dodds who is about to go up against corruption and conspiracy at the highest level of New York City law enforcement in this action-packed courtroom drama. Dodds’s passion for justice is re-kindled when an idealistic young associate urges him to reopen an eight-year-old the murder case involving a young prisoner serving life in Sing Sing for a gang initiation killing.
Side Out: this came out in 1990 and stars C Thomas Howell, Peter Horton, and Courtney Thorne-Smith. The sands of Malibu set the scene as Monroe meets a beautiful marine biologist and is recruited to play California's hottest sport, professional volleyball. But it's only when Monroe teams up with Zack Barnes, the original "," that he learns just how much fun success - and teamwork - can truly be.
Little Nikita: came out in 1988 and stars Sydney Poitier, River Phoenix, and Richard Bradford. Where does your loyalty lie? Jeff is an All-American student applying to the Air Force Academy. Roy is an FBI agent doing his background check when he discovers Jeff’s parents are undercover Russian spies disguised as Americans. One Roy confronts Grant about his parents, he is forced to make a decision that could save his entire country.
Private Resort: came out in 1985 and stars Johnny Depp, Emily Longstreth, and Rob Morrow. Jack and Ben check into a posh Florida resort, planning to spend every hour in hot pursuit of babes. But their plans hit a major detour when they try to bed the wife of a conniving jewel thief. They’ll have to outsmart him, a nasty security guard and an obnoxious jock if there ever going to get a moment alone with the girl of their dreams.
The Legend of Billie Jean: which came out in 1985 and stars Helen Slater, Keith Gordon, Christian Slater, Peter Coyote and Yeardley Smith. When Binx shoots Mr. Pyatt by accident, he and his older sister, Billie Jean flee town. They become fugitives and when they pick up a very will in hostage Lloyd they become criminals. Billie Jean becomes a legend in her own time a symbol of freedom to teenagers everywhere.
Like Father, Like Son: which came out in 1987 and stars Kirk Cameron, Dudley Moore, Sean Austin, Margaret Colin and Catherine Hicks. Chris Hammond is a typical high school senior. His father, Dr. Jack Hammond is a successful heart surgeon. They’re about as close as a father and the son could get but they’re about to become even closer. In one split second, father and son accidentally change bodies resulting in a chaotic change of lifestyle the sun gets the Jaguar in the gold card and his father gets the allowance, the biology final in the fake ID.
My Opinion: I really enjoyed all these films and I haven’t seen some of these in a long time so was nice to go back and watch them and I can’t wait to share this with my nieces and nephew so they can see how the 1980s were compared to today.
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