Poll: Which Is Your Favorite 1980s Action Movie Guilty Pleasure?
A poll by JamesMovieGuy_117
Results of 805 votes:
Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
Escape from New York (1981)
They Live (1988)
The Running Man (1987)
Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)
Road House (1989)
Tango & Cash (1989)
Red Dawn (1984)
The Punisher (1989)
Above the Law (1988)
Red Heat (1988)
Death Wish 3 (1985)
Iron Eagle (1986)
Rambo III (1988)
Invasion U.S.A. (1985)
Raw Deal (1986)
Code of Silence (1985)
Action Jackson (1988)
The Delta Force (1986)
Death Wish 4: The Crackdown (1987)
Missing in Action (1984)
Missing in Action 2: The Beginning (1985)
Red Scorpion (1988)
Iron Eagle II (1988)
Poster Memories of Charles Bronson
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Quid Pro Quo et Ultimatum Libido
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Iconic Scores of the '70s
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You Mean He's Dead ?!
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Movie adaptations the author disliked
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