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Subject: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: RockandRollFan on 04/29/04 at 1:53 pm

"A Real woman could stop you from drinking"...."It'd have to be a real Big woman!"....I chose Dudley Moore in "Arthur"

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: CatwomanofV on 04/29/04 at 1:56 pm

Airplane (was just watching it yesterday)



Cat

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: RockandRollFan on 04/29/04 at 1:58 pm


Airplane (was just watching it yesterday)



Cat
"Hey Billy...ever seen a grown man naked?" Great movie ;D

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: rubixgirl on 04/29/04 at 1:58 pm

I love Arthur....very funny and very heartfelt.

While Arthur Bach is taking a bath
Arthur Bach: God, Hobson, isn't life wonderful?
Hobson: Yes it is, Arthur, do your armpits.
Arthur Bach: A hot bath is Wonderful... Girls are WONDERFUL!
Hobson: Yes, imagine how wonderful a girl who bathes would be... Get dressed.

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: rubixgirl on 04/29/04 at 1:59 pm

Airplane...lol...good stuff..

Surely, you can't be serious.

I AM Serious and don't call me Shirley. ;D

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: RockandRollFan on 04/29/04 at 2:04 pm


I love Arthur....very funny and very heartfelt.

While Arthur Bach is taking a bath
Arthur Bach: God, Hobson, isn't life wonderful?
Hobson: Yes it is, Arthur, do your armpits.
Arthur Bach: A hot bath is Wonderful... Girls are WONDERFUL!
Hobson: Yes, imagine how wonderful a girl who bathes would be... Get dressed.

YES!! Or This: Susans dad: "We don't DRINK because drinking Affects your decision making"....Arthur: "You may be right, I can't decide!"  Now I'm gonna want to watch that tonight :D

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: Cheetara on 04/29/04 at 2:06 pm

Bachelor Party  starring Tom Hanks

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: Lanie on 04/29/04 at 2:32 pm

Arthur :D

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: duranchick on 04/29/04 at 2:56 pm

Caddyshack!  Its a classic!

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: rubixgirl on 04/29/04 at 3:19 pm

It was definitely a hard decision.

I love the part in Arthur when he's talking to the moose on the wall:
Arthur: Where's the rest of this moose.
Burt Johnson: Arthur, I think it's time we got to know one another.
Arthur: I do too. That's why I had to come over today. Hmhmhmhm. This is a tough room.

Arthur: I don't have to tell you that.

Arthur: You must've hated this moose.

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: RockandRollFan on 04/29/04 at 5:46 pm


It was definitely a hard decision.

I love the part in Arthur when he's talking to the moose on the wall:
Arthur: Where's the rest of this moose.
Burt Johnson: Arthur, I think it's time we got to know one another.
Arthur: I do too. That's why I had to come over today. Hmhmhmhm. This is a tough room.

Arthur: I don't have to tell you that.

Arthur: You must've hated this moose.
Mr. Johnson: Would you FORGET about the moose, for a moment!

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: resinchaser on 04/29/04 at 6:05 pm

My favourite is "Planes Trains And Automobiles".

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 04/29/04 at 6:14 pm

Arthur....but I also like a lot of the others that were mentioned.  :)

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: RockandRollFan on 04/29/04 at 6:22 pm


Arthur....but I also like a lot of the others that were mentioned.  :)
Cool Karen, we share other likes than just music :)

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: AL-B on 04/29/04 at 6:53 pm

The first Porky's. Who can forget the infamous shower scene with Ms. Ballbreaker?

Honorable mention--REVENGE OF THE FREAKIN' NERDS!!!

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: Dagwood on 04/29/04 at 7:32 pm

Airplane...gotta love June Cleaver speaking jive.

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: JennParkandKyan on 05/02/04 at 8:58 pm

BIG

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: zcrito on 05/02/04 at 9:13 pm

Other.
I like "Stripes" but there are Others that were a little better in the '80s...

Used Cars (1980)  ;D
Lost in America (1985)
A Christmas Story (1983)
Bill Cosby: Himself (1983) 
The Great Standups (1984)
National Lampoon's Vacation (1983)
Back to the Future (1985)
A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
Stripes (1981)
The Blues Brothers (1980)

:D

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: safetydance on 05/02/04 at 10:02 pm

Airplane!

Also like Stripes and Caddyshack. I can live without the Porky's and Police Academy movies! And Arthur got on my nerves big time!

Beverly Hills Cop is a classic.

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: pell on 05/03/04 at 12:18 am

Off the top of my head, it would have to be "Dragnet."

          Joe Friday (Dan Akroyd) sits at the bar as a stripper drops her drawers and bends down over his face.
          Friday (annoyed) looks up at her and says: "Ma'am!"

That movie still has me rolling thinking about it.

I was going to say the Naked Gun series, but was that the 80s or 90s?

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: Hairspray on 05/03/04 at 12:20 am

Airplane!

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 05/03/04 at 12:46 am

A FISH CALLED WANDA

Wanda: ...but you think you're an intellectual, don't you, ape !?
Otto: Aps don't read philosophy.
Wanda: Yes they do, they just don't understand it!  Let me straighten you out on a few things-- Aristotle was not Belgian, the central message of Buddhism is not 'every man for himself,' and the London Underground was not a political movement!  Those are ALL mistakes...I looked them up.

Wendy: My father was in the Secret Service, Mr. Man-fren-gen-sen-gen, and I know perfectly well that you don't inform the general public when you're debriefing a KGB agent in a safehouse.
Otto: Oh you don't, huh?
Wendy: No, not unless you're congenitally insane or irretrievably stupid.
Otto: DON'T call me stupid!
Wendy: Why on earth not?
Otto: Oh, you English are sooo superior! Well, would you like to know what you'd be without us, the good old U-S of A to protect you? THE SMALLEST F**KING PROVINCE IN THE RUSSIAN EMPIRE! So don't you call me STUPID, lady, you just thank me!
Wendy: Well, thanks for popping by and protecting us...
Otto: (walking away) If it wasn't for us, you'd all be speaking GERMAN! (singing) Deutschland, Deutschland uber alles, uber alles..."

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 05/03/04 at 1:09 am


Other.
I like "Stripes" but there are Others that were a little better in the '80s...

What I like best about "Stripes" is the repartee between Winger and Sgt. Hulka.  In fact, Warren Oates MADE that movie for me.  He died shortly after "Stripes." :'( Did you ever see "In the Heat of the Night"?  "On your feet, boy!"

Used Cars (1980)   ;D

I didn't know anybody else even remembered "Used Cars."  Boy, that brings back some memories. :D


The Blues Brothers (1980)

One of my all time favorites! Great jokes, great car chases, great explosions, and great music!  Can't argue with that!  They should NEVER have made that sequel. Never, ever.  I didn't see it, but I just hate knowing it's out there.  I like John Goodman, but he is nooo John Belushi, no way, no how!
John Candy:  Who wants an Orange Whip? Orange whip, Orange Whip, Orange Whip, Three Orange Whips!

:D

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: jaytee on 05/03/04 at 5:08 am

Arthur  ;D

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: Rio_Rhodes on 05/03/04 at 1:39 pm

I went with Arthur because it has GREAT lines in it, but I love a lot of those movies!!!

Rio

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: zcrito on 05/03/04 at 3:13 pm


I went with Arthur because it has GREAT lines in it, but I love a lot of those movies!!!

Rio


Arthur.
Is that the movie where he's at a job interview and they tell him they're looking for a hard working, honest, dependable person, and Arthur tells them -- "Hire me, and I'll help you find that person!" ??  ;D

There were some good lines in that movie.

:D

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: Rush on 05/03/04 at 3:15 pm

Being a big John Carpenter fan I'd have to go with Big Trouble In Little China!!! I also love the Airplane movies too.

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: rubixgirl on 05/03/04 at 3:34 pm

I think that is from the sequel Arthur 2:Love on the Rocks (b/c they actually do become poor in that movie). While cute, I like the orginal better.



I went with Arthur because it has GREAT lines in it, but I love a lot of those movies!!!

Rio


Arthur.
Is that the movie where he's at a job interview and they tell him they're looking for a hard working, honest, dependable person, and Arthur tells them -- "Hire me, and I'll help you find that person!" ??  ;D

There were some good lines in that movie.

:D

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: Babbsy on 05/03/04 at 4:03 pm

sixteen candles for me

great movie  :)

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: mr.smith s on 05/18/04 at 1:01 pm

Spaceballs

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: onlinegal on 05/18/04 at 1:27 pm

Anybody ever hear of a little movie called "Ghostbusters"? That was awesome! Of course, it did lose a little something after about the 9th time seeing it in the theater. Dogs and cats living together; mass histeria!!

Ed Grimley for President!

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: JohnTaylorsHeart on 05/18/04 at 1:48 pm

Airplane

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: Class of 84 on 05/18/04 at 9:26 pm

I agree with "Arthur".  Some of the lines already mentioned are my favorites, but don't forget the lady yelling "my husband has a gun", and Arthur's response "yes, and for all I know, he just shot it off".

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: Koop on 05/18/04 at 9:39 pm

Caddyshack, barely beating Airplane!, with Arthur at a close third.

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: pennsygirl on 05/19/04 at 7:10 am

All these movies were funny, but Airplane is my favorite.

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: Bury_Manilow on 05/21/04 at 3:14 am

Coming To America, The Naked Gun, Student Bodies, and Hollywood Knights.

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: Koop on 05/21/04 at 11:17 am


Coming To America, The Naked Gun, Student Bodies, and Hollywood Knights.


I can't believe I forgot the Hollywood Knights!!  Probably one of the funniest movies ever made.  ;D

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: RockandRollFan on 05/21/04 at 11:54 am


I agree with "Arthur".  Some of the lines already mentioned are my favorites, but don't forget the lady yelling "my husband has a gun", and Arthur's response "yes, and for all I know, he just shot it off".
YES! Then when he leaves he picks up his drink (Off the fender) and raises it saying "Perry, You're A Dead Man!"

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: bige31001 on 05/21/04 at 10:11 pm

Caddydshack.

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: zcrito on 05/21/04 at 10:29 pm



What I like best about "Stripes" is the repartee between Winger and Sgt. Hulka.  In fact, Warren Oates MADE that movie for me.  He died shortly after "Stripes." :'( Did you ever see "In the Heat of the Night"?  "On your feet, boy!"

I didn't know anybody else even remembered "Used Cars."  Boy, that brings back some memories. :D

"The Blues Brothers":
One of my all time favorites! Great jokes, great car chases, great explosions, and great music!  Can't argue with that!  They should NEVER have made that sequel. Never, ever.  I didn't see it, but I just hate knowing it's out there.  I like John Goodman, but he is nooo John Belushi, no way, no how!
John Candy:  Who wants an Orange Whip? Orange whip, Orange Whip, Orange Whip, Three Orange Whips!

:D


I just noticed the above.

"Stripes": I live where that movie was filmed. At work I sometimes used to take the out-of-state contracters on "Stripes" tours. "Now this is where they filmed...".  :)

"Used Cars": Don't we all know people like the ones in "Used Cars". I love the way they took a no name,no place,nowhere used car lot and turned it into the center of the world. Check out the DVD and the director's (and Kurt Russell's) comments about the movie - they are funny!

"The Blues Brothers": I like Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi in it. They don't have a problem, it's the world around them that's screwed up. I can relate to that. ;)

;) ;D

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: NbC on 05/22/04 at 5:26 am

Porky's....stupid movie but so funny!!!

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: RockandRollFan on 05/29/04 at 4:29 pm

http://www.lunchboxing.com/images/features/quarterbar/realgenius.gif

I totally forgot about Val Kilmers first movie...."Real Genius"....it's one of my all-time favorites :)

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: Captain_N on 05/30/04 at 1:19 am

I voted Caddyshack. I loved Spaceballs, Ghostbusters and UHF too.

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: JohnTaylorsHeart on 05/30/04 at 6:27 am


http://www.lunchboxing.com/images/features/quarterbar/realgenius.gif

I totally forgot about Val Kilmers first movie...."Real Genius"....it's one of my all-time favorites :)


And Top Secret.

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: PoPCultureGirl on 05/30/04 at 6:43 am

I chose Airplane! - it's one of those movies I can recite word for word when I watch it.

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: Doc Brown on 06/13/04 at 1:03 pm

Some good choices there, but I think my favorite is "Summer School".

Shoop: Francis Gremp?
Chainsaw: Ah, don't ever call me that. The name is "Chainsaw".
Shoop: As in "Black N'Decker'?
Chainsaw: As in 'Texas Massacre'!

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: MereBear22 on 06/13/04 at 2:09 pm

My all time favorite is Ferris Bueller's Day Off, although I do love Airplane, Matthew Broderick was the perfect choice for the role. He definetly made the movie a classic.  :-*

http://images.amazon.com/images/P/6300214753.01.LZZZZZZZ.jpg

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: Philip Eno on 12/24/04 at 1:31 am

Other: Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: IWannaBeAGoonie on 12/24/04 at 2:35 am

Out of the ones listed, I picked Airplane!.  I've always been a big fan of those kinds of movies--Hot Shots, Naked Gun, all those "stupidly funny" movies.  ;D

Though I must add that Clue is probably one of my all time favorites.  :D

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: zcrito on 12/24/04 at 9:58 am


Other: Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb


That's a '60s comedy, we need something from the '80s here.  ???

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: JamieMcBain on 12/24/04 at 10:25 am

Caddyshack.

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: RockandRollFan on 12/24/04 at 10:53 am


Caddyshack.
Thanks for reviving this topic, Jamie :)

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: Tanya1976 on 12/24/04 at 3:27 pm

Trading Places

Tanya

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: MonkeyTaco on 12/24/04 at 5:20 pm

I noticed that the 80s had alot of movies with plots involving getting or winning millions of dollars

http://images.auctionworks.com/hi/38/37888/dvdtradingplaces.jpghttp://wildscenes.com.au/DVDs/brewstersmilliosn.jpghttp://i11.ebayimg.com/03/c/00/c1/7c/69_8.JPG

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: AL-B on 12/26/04 at 2:19 am


I noticed that the 80s had alot of movies with plots involving getting or winning millions of dollars

http://images.auctionworks.com/hi/38/37888/dvdtradingplaces.jpghttp://wildscenes.com.au/DVDs/brewstersmilliosn.jpghttp://i11.ebayimg.com/03/c/00/c1/7c/69_8.JPG
Oh yeah, I forgot about Easy Money!

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: Atari on 12/26/04 at 11:43 am

Trading Places and Brewster's Millions are great too. I also dig Weird Science.

I voted for Porky's, with Caddyshack as a VERY close second. Porky's was the first "naughty" movie I had ever seen, and I still love the series. Caddyshack rocks; I only wish Rodney would have been in Caddyshack 2 (s he was slated to) instead of Jacky Mason. It might have been better. But I still like it.

Hell, if it's the 80s, and it's a bad movie, I like it :)

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: JamieMcBain on 12/26/04 at 11:50 am


I noticed that the 80s had alot of movies with plots involving getting or winning millions of dollars

http://images.auctionworks.com/hi/38/37888/dvdtradingplaces.jpghttp://wildscenes.com.au/DVDs/brewstersmilliosn.jpghttp://i11.ebayimg.com/03/c/00/c1/7c/69_8.JPG


They are also my favorite comedy movies from the 80's!  ;D

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: BodaciousBoy on 12/29/04 at 10:37 pm

arthur

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: Allie Fox on 12/30/04 at 2:19 pm

Arthur is definitly up there.  It's real hard to say for sure.  There are so many good ones.

Does anyone remember "My Science Project?"

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: MonkeyTaco on 12/30/04 at 2:34 pm

Arthur is definitly up there.  It's real hard to say for sure.  There are so many good ones.

Does anyone remember "My Science Project?"


is that the one where two young guys put bras on there heads and create a woman with a Barbie doll and a computer?

Subject: Re: Favorite 80's Comedy Movie

Written By: RockandRollFan on 12/30/04 at 4:40 pm


is that the one where two young guys put bras on there heads and create a woman with a Barbie doll and a computer?
No, that would be "Weird Science"  :)

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