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    Quote Originally posted by Duke Of Dystopia View post
    You will be very glad to know then, that they are updating and remaking that movie. Instead of Cubans and Russians this time, it will be terrorists. Oh yeah, it will be much better!
    It's being filmed in Michigan.
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    Got one to add "The Philadelphia Experiment". Screams 1980's in way that was never apparent at the time.

    I wonder how some of Tom Cruise's break out movies from that period have fared - anyone see "Risky Business" or "Top Gun" recently?
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    Quote Originally posted by Maister View post
    I wonder how some of Tom Cruise's break out movies from that period have fared - anyone see "Risky Business" or "Top Gun" recently?
    I think that they're still good, and I still genuinely like Top Gun. Sure, they're a bit dated because the setting is a couple of decades old, but they didn't exactly age poorly either. Usually a good story line, actor, script, and director can help movies age decently. I think some of the cheesy action flicks, like total recall, aged poorly because they didn't have that combo. On the other hand, movies like Dr. Strangelove, Star Wars, etc, can still impress and entertain the viewer.
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    Quote Originally posted by Maister View post

    Wow, almost three years between posts.... Maister, the Thread Necromancer!
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    Quote Originally posted by Maister View post
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    I wonder how some of Tom Cruise's break out movies from that period have fared - anyone see "Risky Business" or "Top Gun" recently?
    saw Risky business recently. Still a great movie.
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    My woman and I just watched Risky Business the other night, and I must say it held up quite well.

    Some that did not:
    Saturday Night Fever
    Breakin' (although the dialogue is now hilarious)
    Hackers (the technology is laughably outdated now)
    Rocky IV (hello Cold War propaganda)
    Cocktail
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