Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Your Turn

So, I watched Breakfast Club last night for the 30th anniversary of their detention. Three choices.

Pretty In Pink
Breakfast Club
Sixteen Candles

Which one are you going to watch first?

141 comments:

Derek Harvey said...

Pretty in Pink

Violet said...

You actually can't make me choose between BC and PIP - dual screen time I think. The films of my teenage years. Good times.

sandybrook said...

If you tied me up and whipped me hard on the ass to force me I think The Breakfast Club.

Jonathan Andrew Sheen said...

The Perks of Being a Wallflower: Does everything those three do, does it better, and contains human perfection.

FSP said...

Sixteen Candles no more yanky my wanky donger need food

Derek Harvey said...

The Perks of Being a Wallflower was awful.

Derek Harvey said...

I change my answer to Ferris Bueller

Nutty_Flavor said...

I choose 'Coming to America' with Eddie Murphy. By far my favorite 80s movie.

Gayeld said...

Ferris Bueller
Better Off Dead
Animal House

Nutty_Flavor said...

@Derek Although Ferris Bueller is a very good choice.

I have a nine-year-old daughter who loves Ferris, the Breakfast Club and Pretty in Pink.

Over the weekend we watched 'Private Benjamin' - Goldie was so pretty! - and 'French Kiss'. Apparently Kevin Kline's false French charms are appealing even to persons born in 2004.

Susan said...

Eek. This is so hard.

Probably 16 Candles because of Jake Ryan.

Coming to America = classic.

Back to School is up there for me, too. Dean Martin wants to see you.

Jason Blue Eyes said...

No contest.

Jonathan Andrew Sheen said...

Good to know I need ever again take anything Derek Harvey says about movies seriously.

Steampunk Jazz said...

Aliens. Its got it all!

Seven of Eleven said...

Oh, Allison

Oh, Duckie

Oh, existential crisis!

Jason Blue Eyes said...

No contest.

sandybrook said...

Since we are picking better choices:
Slap Shot
Caddyshack
Animal House
Airplane

Sugar said...

There is no way to choose. It's like choosing which of your children is your favorite.
I know most of the words to all of these movies too! It's such a joy to watch with me.
I like Ducky a lot but Farmer Ted in 16 Candles is the absolute most.
I'm mad at Pretty In Pink still for having Andy end up with that horrible kisser douchpickle, Blaine. BLAINE?! That's a major appliance, it's not a name! She and Ducky were meant for each other.

Sunshine said...

Pootie Tang. Wa Da Tah.

HimynameisChloe said...

The book was great. the movie was...I just remember feeling like, "that's it?"

Harry Knuckles said...

One of my all time favorite movies is Some Like It Hot .... Billy Wilder wrote and directed it, with Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon, Marilyn Monroe, George Raft and Pat O'Brien. If you haven't seen it, you're in for a real treat. Just hugely entertaining.

StewMcG said...

Probably "16 Candles" from this list but I preferred "Some Kind of Wonderful" (which is how "Pretty in Pink" should have ended IMHO) or "Heaven Help Us".

Sherry said...

Harry I just saw that not too long ago and I found it so funny that Jack Lemmon's character was never a "man" he was a "boy" when he tried to get rid of the old guy who had fallen in love. Something about it seemed very weird to me.

sugarbread maker said...

Valley girl
Grease 2
Fast times at Ridgemont high

Steampunk Jazz said...

I'm gonna Get You, Sucka
Airplane
Indiana Jones (the original snakes on a plane)
Road House with Patrick Swayze in a bad movie we love, way.
The Lonely Lady with Pia Zadora mind blowing bad.

sugarbread maker said...

The Toy
MR Mom

Sugar said...

The Incredible Shrinking Woman!!! Love that movie!!!!

Seven of Eleven said...

Raising Arizona

Son, you got a panty on your head

sugarbread maker said...

Cocktails (don't judge)
Dirty dancing
Top Gun
+1 on Roadhouse

Steampunk Jazz said...

@ sugarbread, Valley girl! Such a sweet movie and Nic Cage so craggy handsome...
Thanks for the memory :-D

sugarbread maker said...

That university movie with Rodney Daingerfield. .Back to School.

sugarbread maker said...

Dream a little Dream.. With both Coreys.

punningtons said...

Dudes! Lost boys

Leekalicious said...

The Breakfast Club! One of my favorites is St. Elmo's fire (from that genre). I also loved Ace Ventura Pet Detective. I was never a big movie goer, (ADHD) not from lack of interest but inability to pay attention. Very happy when movies started coming out on video. Some Like it Hot was amazing.

sugarbread maker said...

Every 80 s John Candy movie. The one where he and Dan Aykroyd went camping with Annette Benning.
And Uncle Buck

Paint Chips said...

Breakfast club for me, no contest. If nothing else, the music for me puts it over the top.

WareCat said...

Sixteen Candles.
Duckie!!!

Karen said...

Bring it On
10 Things I Hate about You
Ever After

Steampunk Jazz said...

Omg, Raising Arizona, the 2nd Corn brothers flick that I fell in love with. Anyone remember their 1 st movie Blood Simple?

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Susan said...

How is Heathers not on this list?

I love my dead gay son.

Fuck me gently with a chainsaw.

And who could forget, Bullimia is so 87.

Steampunk Jazz said...

@ steampunk, spellczheck, you bastard!
Coen brothers not corn...

Sugar said...

Sugarbread, I actually memorized that stupid speech Tom gave in Cocktail!

The Last Barman Poet

I am the world’s last barman poet.
I see America drinking the fabulous cocktails I make,
America’s getting stinking on something I stir or shake.
The Sex on the Beach, the schnapps made from peach,
The Velvet Hammer,
The Alabama Slammer.

I make things with juice and froth,
the Pink Squirrel, the 3 Toed Sloth.
I make drinks so sweet and snazzy,
the Iced Tea, the Kamikaze.
The Orgasm, the Death Spasm.
The Singapore Sling, the Ding-a-ling.

America you’re just devoted to every flavor I’ve got,
but if you want to get loaded…
Why don’t you just order a shot?

Lioness70 said...

Better Off Dead
Sixteen Candles
Lucas
Beetlejuice
Heathers

Michael E. said...

With those as my choices, I would long for the icy stare of death.

WareCat said...

Dnt forget Ladybugs, sugarbread!
That's like my favorite Rodney Dangerfield movie.

punningtons said...

YES

kpist said...

Ohhh, sexy girlfriend!... Bonzai!

Dena said...

Weird Science!

Victoria said...

Sixteen Candles.

But of all the movies John Hughes made, Ferris Bueller is my all-time favorite.

sugarbread maker said...

Sugar. .we could have a notatallguiltypleasure80sfest.

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Sugar said...

Sugarbread, I do that alla time anyways! The 80's are my jam!
Weird Science is way up on the top of the list too. It's a perfect movie.

sugarbread maker said...

Do love 10 things soundtrack though.

cc423 said...

SIXTEEN CANDLES. Hysterical. Long Duc Dong!

sugarbread maker said...

Wino.4evah.

rajahcat said...

Breakfast Club

and then maybe BUELLER........

Marie Lexingdale said...

Sixteen Candles!

sugarbread maker said...

Just watched Mr mom last night. I am jonesing. For the toy. I need to get that.

sugarbread maker said...

Jackie Gleeson and a cracked out Richard Pryor is the best.

FS said...

16 Candles had so many good lines...

Married?
Married.
Married?
Married.
Married?
Yes, married, dumb yankee...

I got it handled, Bren (the bride, high on pain killers)

My little brother paid a dollar to see your panties in the boys bathroom.

Look, her boobies are coming in, and they're so perky!

urban chaos said...

So many great ones listed above but no mention of john cusack in Say Anything! ?!?

Sugar said...

The Toy is so wrong yet so right.

parissucksliterally said...

Breakfast Club is my fave of the 3.

Also LOVE "Weird Science".

Ms. Good Intentions said...

Definitely Breakfast Club from this list.

Grease 2 will always have a special place in heat...still know all off the words

But St. Elmo's Fire it's by far my favorite from this era.

LowKey said...

You're my kind of man, Sandy. May I add Blazing Saddles and Robin Hood Men in Tights to your list?

Renoblondee said...

Breakfast Club, with Sixteen Candles coming in real close behind. Love me some Jake Ryan.

LowKey said...

Best movie from the 80s is Evil Dead II: Dead by Dawn.
That is all.

TalksTooMuch said...

Slap Shot!!

TalksTooMuch said...

Sugarbread maker, I am loading up the wagon with beef jerky and processed cheese from Off Topic; we're having a movie marathon, sister! ^5!

TalksTooMuch said...

Pretty in Pink all.the.way

with a side of Some Kind Of Wonderful

Snapdragon said...

LOVING this nostalgia-laden thread.

Sixteen Candles
FBDO
Weird Science

Oh, Grease 2. Maxwell Caulfield helped form my long-term attachment to shy, bumbling *coughColinFirth* English gentlemen. Cool Rider, indeed.

annanaannnaaaa said...

Pretty in Pink, hands down.
"He's not gonna ride his bike past your house anymore!"

TalksTooMuch said...

James Spader was HOTT, Annie Potts was fantastic and now that I know Harry Dean Stanton was having orgies at the time, it's just so much better.

And I still call it wishful makeupping

sugarbread maker said...

Okay ttm. Your on. @SUgar. The toy got away with so much humor in that movie because it was before Tipper. Gore and her censorship warnings. That was a classic.

Jessi said...

Pretty in Pink, just because I love that soundtrack so damn much!!!!!

Aryn Meehan said...

I cant believe no one said Goonies!
Goonies never say die!
I had to come out of lurking to put Goonies on the list.
Weird Science
St. Elmos Fire
Lost Boys

The 80's were my jam!

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auntliddy said...

Tough choice, esp btwn sixteen and breakfast, but it sixteen candles by a nise.

aemish said...

I could listen to this music from the museum scene in Ferris Bueller's Day Off forever and ever...

www.youtube.com/watch?v=XaJRtRZIT5o

I've got to say my two favorite 80s movies were that and The Goonies

Sherry said...

Seven, Steamy Raising Arizona is dah bomb!!! I have never seen Blood Simple.

Also add me to Fast Times as a fan as well.

Leekalicious said...

Judd Nelson was a hottie back when ...

rosie riveter said...

Hahaha

Snapdragon said...

@Aemish: The song's an orchestral version of The Smiths' "Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want", covered by The Dream Academy. Love it.

nurysp said...

pretty in pink

god she was in three of my fav movies growing up

Peggy Too said...

+1

nurysp said...

too add to my classics
weird science
lost boys
cant buy me love

PJ said...

Pretty in Pink every time! Though I also really like Sixteen Candles, Molly Ringwald's character in that is just SUCH a whiny, miserable brat for someone who has so much, you know? Andie on the other hand is just such a cool, self-assured, super talented chick :) Bonus points for Annie Potts! LOVE that movie ❤

nurysp said...

drinking and driving dont mix, thats why i ride a bike

Mee said...

Sixteen Candles

Jade Knickerboxers said...

Breakfast club
Sixteen candles
Ferris

And weird science.

Oh and Stripes even though not a teen movie...

tara17 said...

If I absolutely had to choose, Breakfast Club, but they're all equally genius.

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Count Jerkula said...

Breakfast Club. Do either of the others have an upskirt shot of Molly's panties?

Ri said...

NO MORE YANKIE MY WANKIE... THE DONGER NEED FOOD!!!!!!

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La Minette Grincheuse said...

Sixteen Candles
Better Off Dead
Stripes
Revenge of the Nerds

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La Minette Grincheuse said...

Yay @Jade! I'm not alone in my love of Stripes.

Steampunk Jazz said...

@ Sherry, Blood Simple is a claustrophobic noir tale about love and murder. If you like the Coen Bros , you will see how versatile they are as they wrote and directed it.

TalksTooMuch said...

I love Stripes too! It's the reason I still have such a crush on Bill Murray. That and Lost In Translation

BeckyMae said...

Pretty in Pink all the way! Except I want to see the version where Andie and Duckie get together at the end, I loathed Blayne....he had a face like a wet flannel. Apparently John Hughes filmed it this way originally but it didn't go down that well with test audiences so, THIS EXISTS!!

@TTM Annie Potts is my spirit animal, I love her in everything she's been in....

MadLyb said...

Sixteen Candles. I always want Andie to end up with Duckie. Supposedly that was the original movie, but it was changed because the audience didn't like that ending. >:(

MadLyb said...

Oops, "Sixteen Candles" would be my first choice. "Pretty in Pink" second, except for that one issue, and "Breakfast Club" last. Loved all of these movies in my youth.

MadLyb said...

@BeckyMae - seriously, I didn't see your comment until after posting. Yes!

Cindy said...

Lost Boys -- "death by stereo" boy came to dinner at my house one night with a friend of mine. Interesting night, to say the least

mooshki said...

16 Candles. Jake is dreamy. I'm so glad he retired from acting so we never had to be disillusioned about his perfection.

BeckyMae said...

IKR? After Hughes died (crushed me...) there was talk of a box set coming out of all his films with blooper reels and alternate scenes. This PIP one was most talked about though and I've been fanging to see it ever since.....you KNOW Annie Potts would have had some great out takes too. The scene where she talks about her prom whilst dancing w Andie kills me every time....

Steampunk Jazz said...

16 Candles and weird science are my " disturbing crush vehicles" boys' acting vehicles.
Who can forget Farmer Ted? Cue goony braces lick slurp gif... :-D

Renoblondee said...

Well damn! I didn't know all of my other faves are on the list, lol.
LOVE St Elmos, Weird Science, Some Kind of Wonderful and Grease 2 as well. I always could take or leave Pretty in Pink and Say Anything. Remember Real Genius with a young Val Kilmer? I watched that, Top Secret and Grease 2 on rotation on HBO as a kid.

WareCat said...

Parenthood is my favorite movie from the 80s.
Howard the Duck scared the crap outta me when I was little.

lazyday603 said...

Sixteen Candles is one of the greatest comedies of all time. Pretty in Pink next. I never liked The Breakfast Club. Too much whining about how hard it is being a misunderstood teen. Then they pair up the execrable Judd Nelson with America's Sweetheart Molly Ringwald. Blasphemy.

FS said...

From what I understand, the Andi/Ducky ending of PIP just involves them going on the dance floor and dancing together and then it fades to black. They don't kiss or anything. So, it ends with the two best friends together, Blaine walking away, and Andi probably going off to college alone a few months later.

Jade Knickerboxers said...

LOVE Stripes!!!! Harold Ramis was always my favorite even though he allowed Bill Murray to be the star. Pure genius! Lean mean fighting machine... I'll dooooo itttttttt!!!!!! Haha

Jade Knickerboxers said...

I know that was Candys line, he was always one of my favorites too.(sigh)

audrey said...

No contest in my house---Breakfast Club comes first.

Cari G said...

Sixteen, then Club, then Pink

BeckyMae said...

Hey guys if you haven't already seen....Goopy and Chris Martin just announced they are separating...

aemish said...

@SnapDragon.. 1,000,000,000,000 kisses for you for that *smooches* :D

love Morrissey pre and post Smiths..

aemish said...

THANK GOD I love Coldplay

It was such an insult to intelligence to hear her speak between bowel movements about lofty discussions about art and bohemian politics when she herself had no worthy comment about any topic -- merely simply about comments others made about topics

WELL WISHES, CHRIS AND BLYTHE AND CHILDREN <3

Illinois Fan said...

Sixteen Candles
Valley Girl - Nic Cage was SUCH A HUNK in that movie; he should have stuck with rom-coms.
Ferris Bueller - I work in downtown Chicago, and a friend of a friend was one of the dancers on the parade float.

Rome said...

Breakfast Club.

Rome said...

Oh and Better Off Dead is the best youth film of the 80's by far. Cusack is a God.

NaughtyNurse said...

Sixteen Candles! No more hanky my wanly! The Donger need food!

Erik said...

Breakfast Club

"Does Barry Manilow know you raid his wardrobe?"

Count Jerkula said...

Ringwald panty shot

Bender gets naughty

Dancing and Celebration ensues.



feraltart said...

PIP then The Breakfast Club. I saw this really cool interview that Diablo Cody did with Jon Cryer re: PIP. He said that originally Molly Ringwald wanted her friend Robert Downey Jr to play Ducky. When Robert couldn't or wouldn't do it she was not as enthused at ending up with Jon's version of Ducky. The day/night they filmed the Ducky version of her ending up with him and not Blane, Molly Ringwald was really sick and passed out before the kiss was filmed. Jon Cryer was trying to be really nice, but the audience could tell that she hadn't been, so he just acknowledged that there was no attempt to reshoot the scene. I think the movie wouldn't have worked with Robert Downey Jr, part of Ducky's charm was being able to see past convention and realise he was the best bloke in the whole film.

Kameon Quillen said...

They are all difficult for me to watch because I look a lot like Molly Ringwald and always was teased about it in school. 16 Candles though is the best.

Seachica said...

No Real Genius? Val back when he was hot!

Cee Kay said...

Oh, definitely Breakfast Club.

sugarbread maker said...

Fx. With Bryan brown. The British guy.
+1 ON can't buy me love.
Ghostbusters.
Delivery guy with Patrick Dempsey.

Little Miss Smoke and Mirrors said...

Breakfast Club all the way. I love John Bender.

BeckyMae said...

@sugarbread Bryan Brown is Aussie! He lives two suburbs from me, lovely bloke too but so is his gorgeous wife :)

aemish said...

Speshallie for Snapdragon <3

www.youtube.com/watch?v=L5rHPIbrhpM

aemish said...

bonus track.. possibly my ATF Smiths..

www.youtube.com/watch?v=n-cD4oLk_D0

kalabee said...

The Breakfast Club, and then watch it three times and not bother with the other two at all.

MovingOn said...

Sixteen Candles
Fast Times
Can't Buy Me Love
Weird Science

MovingOn said...

@TTM Spader was so hot in PIP! And the fact that he was a total dick only made him more so!

TalksTooMuch said...

He totally was, MovingOn, I blame him for all the smart, malvolent boys that came after

sugarbread maker said...

@sugar @ttm.. I just got The Toy at Walmart for $5. Blazing Saddles , Beetlejuice, pip - extra cut , the goonies, and the original willy wonka. I have to get 4 corticosteroids shots in my feet later today. So tonight it is the toy and blazing saddles. Yeah Walmart! !!!

TalksTooMuch said...

Blazing Saddles!! Best line: "Where the white women at?"