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1984, a fine year for movies

posted by Jason Kottke   Sep 01, 2009

Related to yesterday’s post about the evolution of the modern blockbuster movie, a list of the most popular movies from 1984 (according to IMDB). Among them:

Beverly Hills Cop
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
The Karate Kid
Police Academy
Purple Rain
Revenge of the Nerds
Red Dawn
The Terminator
The Killing Fields
A Nightmare on Elm Street
Sixteen Candles
Once Upon a Time in America
This Is Spinal Tap
Top Secret!

That’s a pretty good year. My God, the pop culture references.

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