80s Movie Quotes
The 80s were a fun decade of emerging pop culture in movies, entertainment and fashion. From the Rubik’s Cube to Star Search to parachute pants to Pac-Man: those were the days.
Let’s go back in time and remember the fun. These are some the best quotes from 80s movies:
Die Hard – “Come out to the coast. We’ll get together, have a few laughs.” – John McLain talking to himself while crawling through the airshaft.
St. Elmo’s Fire – “Drunk definitely. I don’t know if you could call it driving.” – Billy Hicks chuckles (in reference to the car accident he caused driving Wendy Beamish’s new car she got for graduation) after Alec Newberry tells him he is being arrested for drunk driving.
The Shining – “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.” – The narrative Jack Torrance has been writing as his novel all winter long while caretaker of the Overlook Hotel.
Summer School – “No, I’m teaching it.” – Freddy Schoop’s reaction on the first day of summer school when Dave and Chainsaw ask, “Mr. Schoop, wow, are you in this class too?”
Back To The Future – “Lorraine, my density has brought me to you.” – When George Mcfly first meets Lorraine in the shake shop and explains that he is her density… I mean destiny.
Platoon – “Shut up and take the pain. TAKE THE PAIN!” – Sgt. Barnes barks to the soldier, wounded by Sgt. O’Neill’s lame grenade toss, during the recon mission battle in which Junior falls asleep on his shift.
Legal Eagles – “Oh. Lets give her a fair trial… And then convict her.” – Defense Attorney Tom Logan in reference to his client Chelsea Deardon argues with the juror who asks “Isn’t she entitled to a fair trial?”
Amadeus – “That doesn’t really work, does it?” – Amadeus critiques the simple courtesy entrance march that Salieri composed while meeting the Emperor Joseph. He then proceeds to rework it to his own liking.
Dead Poet’s Society – “Thank you Mr. Dalton. You just illustrated the point.” – Mr. Keating commends Charlie Dalton when he explains that he is “exercising the right NOT to walk” during the lesson in the courtyard on conformity.
Coming To America – “Damn, that boy can sang… he good!” – referring to Randy Watson and his band Sexual Chocolate.
Batman – “Of course, if any one else calls you Beast… I’ll rip their lungs out!” – The Joker refers to Vicky Vale and himself as Beauty and the Beast.
Terms Of Endearment – “I was just inches from a clean getaway.” – Garrett Breedlove answers Aurora after she questions his reaction of being told that she loves him.
An American Werewolf In London – “A naked American man just stole my balloons.” – A little British boy exclaims right after David wakes up naked in the park from a night as a wolf and then steals the boy’s set of balloons to cover up.