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The Top 80 movies from the 1980's in 80 Days (DAY 13 ):

68. “Spies Like Us” (1985)

Movie Summary:

Two bumbling government employees think they are U.S. spies, only to discover that they are actually decoys for Nuclear War.

From: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0090056/

Cast:

 

Chevy Chase—Emmett Fitz-Hume

 

Dan Aykroyd—Austin Millbarge

 

Steven Forrrest—General Sline

 

Donna Dixon—Karen Boyer

 

Bruce Davison—Ruby

 

Vanessa Angle—Russian Rocket Crewperson

 

 

Director:

 

John Landis

 

 

Facts about the this movie:

 

*Film Budget: $22,000,000

 

*Opening Weekend: $8,614,039 (USA)

 

*Total Gross: $60,088,980 (USA)

 

*This movie was inspired by Bob Hope and Bing Crosby’s “Road” movies.

 

*This was the last movie Bob Hope was in. 

 

* When Dan Aykroyd first wrote this movie, John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd were intended to star in this movie. And after the death to John Belushi the roll was intended for Joe Piscopo. But Chevy Chase end up taking the part.

 

*Vanessa Angel’s first movie.

 

*The missile from the end of the movie was targeted at Detroit.

 

From: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0090056/

 

 

Why I Picked this movie # 68:   

1.It was able to make light of a very real issues that time in history and with that it was done Awesome.

 

2. Fun as has hell.

 

3. In a time that Chevy Chase and Dan Aykroyd could do not wrong. They were at there best in the 80’s.

 

4. Two smoke hot women: Donna Dixon and Vanessa Angle, which was a staple in the 1980’s.

 

5. It hold up.

 

6. Great story.

 

7. Great dialog.

 

8. Quotable and memorable lines.

 

9. Some great cameos: Bob Hope, B.B. King, Sam Raimi, Frank Zo, The Coen Brothers and more.

 

10. Some great action scenes.

 

11. John Landis from the 80’s; I need not say any more.   

 

First time seeing it:

 

a.VHS tape at home, while growing up.

 

Movie trailer:

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vKM8T94GC2c


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