Five best movie summers of the 1980s

The Cheese Fry has fond memories of certain movie summers from his youth, most of them spent sitting in the uncomfortable molded plastic chairs at the Northtown Mall or Walnut Hill 6 theaters. (Both of which are long gone now, of course.) And this was all pre-stadium seating.

1. 1984
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (released May 23), Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (June 1), Gremlins (June 8), Ghostbusters (June 8), The Karate Kid (June 22)

2. 1983Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone (May 20), Return of the Jedi (May 25), WarGames (June 3), Octopussy (June 10), Superman 3 (June 17), Twilight Zone – The Movie (June 24), Mr. Mom (July 22)

3. 1981
Raiders of the Lost Ark (June 12), Clash of the Titans (June 12), Superman II (June 19), For Your Eyes Only (June 26)

4. 1982
Star Trek 2: The Wrath of Khan (June 6), E.T. (June 11), Firefox (June 18)

5. 1985A View to a Kill (May 24), The Goonies (June 7), Pale Rider (June 28), Back to the Future (July 3), Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome (July 12)

Remember the General Cinema "feature presentation" open? Dig the groovy high-hat.

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