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Best film of the 80s - Ferris Bueller's Day Off v American Werewolf in London

Discussion in 'Randomination' started by milo, 12 Aug 2018 at 9:19 AM.

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Which film is better?

Poll closed Tuesday at 9:19 AM.
  1. Ferris Bueller's Day Off

    57.1%
  2. American Werewolf in London

    42.9%
  1. milo

    milo Garth Crooks Staff Member

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    Ferris Bueller's Day Off
    1986

    Directed by John Hughes
    Produced by John Hughes and Tom Jacobson
    Written by John Hughes
    Starring Matthew Broderick, Alan Ruck and Mia Sara



    American Werewolf in London
    1981

    Directed by John Landis
    Produced by George Folsey, Jr.
    Written by John Landis
    Starring David Naughton, Jenny Agutter, Griffin Dunne and John Woodvine

     
  2. ShipOfTheseus

    ShipOfTheseus Luke Young

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    Oh, that’s difficult. Both have aged very well. This is going to take some thought.
     
  3. LemonadeMoney

    LemonadeMoney Paul Stalteri

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    Oom bow bow, chuka chukahhhh.
     
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  4. Kandi1977

    Kandi1977 Steffen Iversen

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    Not voting! Both are brick!
     
  5. parklane1

    parklane1 Steffen Freund

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    Could not agree more.
     
  6. milo

    milo Garth Crooks Staff Member

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    American Werewolf In London is the first of three John Landis films in this. He had a great run of films from Animal House through to Trading Places. It's been a long time since I saw it but I loved Coming To America as a kid too
     
  7. ShipOfTheseus

    ShipOfTheseus Luke Young

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    I’d rank the Landis in this competition with Werewolf first, Blues Brothers second and Trading Places a distant third. It won’t pan out like that, though.
     
  8. thfcsteff

    thfcsteff Luka Modric Staff Member

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    Werewolf should walk this. BRILLIANT LANDIS CLASSIC!
     
  9. Mulletperm

    Mulletperm Mido

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    Werewolf by a distance. Ferris is a great movie, but American Werewolf is one of the best horror movies made.
     
  10. LemonadeMoney

    LemonadeMoney Paul Stalteri

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  11. nayimfromthehalfwayline

    nayimfromthehalfwayline Pedro Mendes

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    I never got the fuss about Ferris Buellers Day Off. Also Matthew Broderick annoys the fudge out of me.
     
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  12. milo

    milo Garth Crooks Staff Member

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    I'd have FBDO down as one of the best high school movies
     
  13. ShipOfTheseus

    ShipOfTheseus Luke Young

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    He’s supposed to, though. That’s the point. We are meant to identify either with his sister or the principal.
     
  14. nayimfromthehalfwayline

    nayimfromthehalfwayline Pedro Mendes

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    I should have been more specific, he just annoys the fudge out of me in general. Just his face is annoying, he doesnt even have to be acting.
     
  15. milo

    milo Garth Crooks Staff Member

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    Have you seen Election?
     
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    billyiddo Chris Jones Staff Member

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    A good little film that
     
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  17. nayimfromthehalfwayline

    nayimfromthehalfwayline Pedro Mendes

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    Never heard of it
     
  18. galeforce

    galeforce Willie Hall

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    That’s not saying much is it.
     
  19. Mulletperm

    Mulletperm Mido

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    How many 'high school movies' are there in comparison to horror movies?
     
  20. milo

    milo Garth Crooks Staff Member

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    I don't know, there are a lot of both
     

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