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My Dinner with Andre (1981)

New Yorker Films released My Dinner with Andre to theaters on October 11, 1981.

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Saturday the 14th (1981)

New World Pictures released Saturday the 14th on October 30, 1981. Howard R. Cohen of Vampire Hookers, Deathstalker, and the…

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Zorro: The Gay Blade (1981)

20th Century Fox gave us Zorro: The Gay Blade on July 17, 1981; a sequel of sorts to their 1940…

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Tootsie (1982)

With no disrespect for the classic, "Some Like It Hot", I love "Tootsie" even more. While "Some Like It Hot"…

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Up the Creek (1984)

Okay, this is one of my guilty pleasures. This is definitely NOT deserving of my ranking of 9 out of…

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Let It Ride (1989)

This is one of my favorite "forgotten" comedies from the late-80s. It has a wonderful cast of character actors who…

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18 Again! (1988)

This is a fun comedy. It hits all the right notes for a very tired "soul-switching" genre that tended to…

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Stealing Home (1988)

Watch this movie. Please forget the critics and their ratings. They are just plain wrong on this gem of a…

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A Christmas Story (1983)

"A Christmas Story" is perfection at Christmastime. The nostalgic feel of early-1940s Americana at the year's most magical time could…

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Eddie and the Cruisers II: Eddie Lives! (1989)

Okay, I'll admit it. I'm an Eddie and the Cruisers fan. I loved the first movie, although I thought the…

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Brainstorm (1983)

I loved this movie when it came out in 1983. It was original, cutting-edge, provocative. Imagine the unlimited possibilities of…

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Chances Are (1989)

"Chances Are" is one of several romantic-comedies in the late-80s/early-90s starring Robert Downey, Jr. as the romantic/comedic lead. In my…

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