The 1980s was a heady time for film. "Star Wars"! "Star Trek"! Those alone would make the 80s a fantastic time to grow up a sci fi lover, but there are tons more science fiction movies out there featuring aliens, things, predators and cyborgs.
Technically "E.T.: The Extraterrestrial," for those who care about such things.
Dennis Quad and Louis Gossett Jr. star in the film.
The sci-fi spoof didn't do so hot at the box office, but probably deserves a lot of awards.
Peter Weller is also an art historian and academic. Just so you know.
"Repo Man" was the comic film about a guy who takes possession of a carful of aliens.
Khan sounds scarier.
The second Mad Max film was the first Mad Max film of the '80s.
That old trope of a dashingly heroic . . .software developer.
Sarah Connor is John Connor's future mother.
It was Amis' first and only screenplay.
Although it was called a Jet Car in the film.
You can thank Aykroyd and Ramis for "Human sacrifice! Dogs and cats, living together! Mass hysteria!"
Ignore the rules and you might find yourself with a Gremlin.
The 14-year old Hannigan played the suspicious stepdaughter.
It's kind of stupid question, but it's also kind of a stupid sequel name.
To be fair, they all sound like characters in "Game of Thrones."
"Bad Taste" was Jackson's first film, and he played a couple roles.
The setting, of course, needed to accommodate the sleeveless tees worn by Arnold Schwarzenegger.
San Dimas High School football rules.
Don't go messing around in chemical-laden swamps.
Joel Schumacher took advantage of having a talented sketch actress in his film and gave her multiple characters.
The test uses the Voight-Kampff machine.
Lucas didn't direct the second Stars Wars film.
Or the third one.
Donner was originally the director but was uncredited after he was replaced by Lester in a controversial move.
After "Superman III" wasn't as big of a hit as the first two, Furie took the helm for "Superman IV."
Nimoy also directed "Star Trek III: The Search for Spock."
Nobody even knows what "The Thing" originally was, or looked like.
The film is named after a song that's played several times in the film.