Category Archives: 80s Movies

Legacy Recordings releases a 25th Anniversary edition of the Dirty Dancing Soundtrack

The movie “Dirty Dancing” had some great music on it’s soundtrack.  It ranks up there with movies like Top Gun, Footloose, and The Breakfast Club for the top movie soundtracks of the 80s.  Sony’s Legacy Recordings is now re-releasing this … Continue reading

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Original Star Wars Trilogy to be Released in 3D

You’ve likely seen that the Star Wars prequel trilogy has been released theatrically in 3D this year. I don’t know too many people who love the prequels, but the great news is that George Lucas has confirmed that the original … Continue reading

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80s In The News – 80s Movie Edition

Time to take a look at news items related to our favorite decade, the 1980s! Hollywoods obsession with remaking movies from the eighties continued with the release of new versions of Footloose, Fright Night,  and The Thing. Speaking of Footloose, … Continue reading

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Guest post on The 80s Blog

We are now allowing guest postings on our 80s Blog. If you want to drive traffic back to your own 80s site or simply love the 1980s, feel free to apply to be a contributing author on The 80s Blog.  We just … Continue reading

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80s In The News – Summer Edition

Ok 80s Fans, time to take a look at what has been going on this summer related to our favorite decade.. The 1980s! The Smurfs are back!  This time on the big screen. Debbie Gibson appeared on ABC’s Good Morning … Continue reading

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‘80s Classics Vacation & Best Little Whorehouse Heading For Reboots

The “Vacation” isn’t over just yet. The Chevy Chase franchise, previously under the “National Lampoon” banner, will be revived at New Line with a new generation of stars, according to Variety. The reboot will reportedly be penned by Jonathan Goldstein … Continue reading

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80s Action Heroes are brought together for new film

Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Bruce Willis in the same movie?  Yes, its true.  They all shot a scene together for a film last weekend.  The movie is Stallone’s new picture called The Expendables.  Also in the film is Dolph Lundgren … Continue reading

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Stargate Universe Borrows Plot Twist from a Classic 80s SciFi Movie

So I was watching the premiere of Stargate Universe on Friday, and got a case 0f 80s deja vous.  Stargate Universe is the latest in a series of television shows based on the 1994 science fiction flick “Stargate”.  In the season opener, … Continue reading

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New 'Fame' Music Video is debuted at the MTV VMAs

The remake of the classic 80s musical “Fame”  is set for release on September 25th.  The movie is a re-envisioning of the original which kicked off the careers of several 80s music and movie stars.   Irene Cara sang the title … Continue reading

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“Heathers” to be remade into TV series

In today’s edition of ’80s movies getting a 21st-century makeover: “Heathers,” the TV show (just two weeks, it was “St. Elmo’s Fire”). According to Variety the dark comedy is being revamped for the small screen by writer Mark Rizzo and … Continue reading

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