The Year 1984

Top 10 From Back Then: The Movies Of 1984

1984 was certainly a trying year for the citizens of planet Earth.  A merciless famine ravaged the nation of Ethiopia, killing over a million of its people by year's end.  Crack cocaine was first introduced into the Los Angeles region and soon spread all over the country, ushering in the infamous "Crack Epidemic."  But perhaps the most burdensome event of the year occurred on May 8 when the longest game in Major League Baseball history took place between the Chicago White Sox and the Milwaukee Brewers, spanning two whole days and lasting twenty-five innings.  1984 witnessed the deaths of funnyman Andy Kaufman and legendary musician Marvin Gaye; fortunately, in return, it birthed the world's sexiest woman, Scarlett Johansson.  The year also provided a bevy of films that proved hotter than Michael Jackson in a Pepsi commercial.  So, without further ado, PixelatedPop presents the Top 10 From Back Then: The Movies Of 1984!

Top Five Since I've Been Alive: The Movies of 1984

Ah, 1984 -- the year of my birth.  In 1984, Transformers (sans the Michael Bay-ness) were introduced to the public.  Michael Jackson destroyed his competition at the Grammys.  William Zabka swept the leg and proved that he''s the best (movie asshole) around and nothin's gonna ever keep him down.  And Rick Allen of Def Leppard donated his left arm to science after he decided that only pussies need two arms to pound the skins.  1984 was full of glorious moments, but let us now look at the movies that kept our minds off of the threat of