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Movies In The 1980s

Diner: The Stellar Cast List And Subtle Story That Chan...

July 11, 2019

Barry Levinson's 1982 coming-of-age movie Diner was a small movie with a nothing cast that was only modestly successful -- but its actors went on to become b...

How Funny Fighter Jackie Chan Became The Action Comedy ...

June 16, 2019

Left: Jackie Chan in 'Drunken Master' (1978). Right: Chan at the Trocadero in Paris in 1981. Sources: IMDB; URLI/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images In a career that...

50 Visual Gags In 'Airplane!' -- Surely You Caught Them...

April 2, 2019

There are few movies as dense and re-watchable as the 1980 comedy Airplane! Its gags and jokes come fast and furious, with some of them happening simultaneou...

The 'Cannonball Run' Cast: Totally Awesome, Or Godawful...

February 28, 2019

The 1981 film The Cannonball Run's cast list featured Burt Reynolds, Farrah Fawcett, Roger Moore, Jamie Farr, Peter Fonda, Terry Bradshaw, Dean Martin, Sammy...

The Cast Of 'The Outsiders:' Where Are They Now?

January 20, 2019

Left: Matt Dillon, C. Thomas Howell and Ralph Macchio in 'The Outsiders.' Right: Tom Cruise. Source: IMDB/Warner Home Video In what movie can you find Tom Cruise, Rob L...

Why The Karate Kid Movie Just Never Gets Old

November 29, 2016

It's been over 30 years since The Karate Kid hit the box office (yes it has really been that long). With an Oscar and a Golden Globe nomination it's no wonder why this movie r...

'Fast Times At Ridgemont High:' What Happened To The Cl...

November 29, 2016

The Fast Times At Ridgemont High cast was a strong crew of actors that included Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Phoebe Cates, Judge Reinhold, and Forest Whi...