Favorite "The _______" title from the 80s

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Favorite "The ______" title from the 80s

Poll closed Aug 13, 2011.
  1. The Boogeyman

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  2. The Changeling

    4 vote(s)
    3.0%
  3. The Beyond

    19 vote(s)
    14.2%
  4. The Fog

    19 vote(s)
    14.2%
  5. The Howling

    15 vote(s)
    11.2%
  6. The Slayer

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  7. The Shining

    26 vote(s)
    19.4%
  8. The Burning

    15 vote(s)
    11.2%
  9. The Nesting

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  10. The Prowler

    3 vote(s)
    2.2%
  11. The Pit

    2 vote(s)
    1.5%
  12. The Boogens

    14 vote(s)
    10.4%
  13. The Strangeness

    1 vote(s)
    0.7%
  14. The Sender

    2 vote(s)
    1.5%
  15. The Hunger

    1 vote(s)
    0.7%
  16. The Keep

    2 vote(s)
    1.5%
  17. The Initiation

    1 vote(s)
    0.7%
  18. The Unseen

    1 vote(s)
    0.7%
  19. The Gate

    3 vote(s)
    2.2%
  20. Other (specify)

    6 vote(s)
    4.5%
  1. rhett

    rhett Administrator

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    As I said in my review for THE NESTING, I love me them titles from the eighties. While there's too many to list for this thread if we're just talking about eighties titles in general, if we narrow it to two word movies that start with "The", then we're in business. So from the list, pick your favorite, then maybe list other titles from the eighties you like the most in the thread itself. This thread is for the title only, not the merit of the actual film itself. Also, remakes like The Thing, The Fly, The Blob were not included since the title originated in another decade.
     
  2. cazzasguy

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    I voted for The Burning, but this thread got me thinking about The Kindred, a minor classic if ever there was one... and no prospect of it ever surfacing on DVD which is a real shame.
     
  3. Mutilated Prey

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    I too voted The Burning, but if I'm going on just the name itself it's easily THE BOOOOOOGENS!!!! :lol:
     
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    You have two "The Pit" but I only know one?

    What is the other "The Pit"?
     
  5. rhett

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    Error on my part, although The Pit is so awesome it does deserve two spots. I've replaced one of them with "The Slayer".
     
  6. muceo13

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    where is The Thing?
     
  7. spawningblue

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    Here.

     
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    The Sender. Honorable mention: The Prey.
     
  9. russweiss

    russweiss Well-Known Member

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    My vote goes for The Howling. I had to sneak into the theater to see this because I was underage at the time. Very fond memories.
     

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    Too many good choices but I had to go with "Other" for:

    The Funhouse (1981)

    Honorable mention:

    The Attic (1980 - though some sources say 1979)
     
  11. Myron Breck

    Myron Breck BOO!!! Gotcha!

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    Since we've been instructed to vote on the title and not the film itself, I had to go with THE BOOGENS because a) it makes no sense, and b) it always made me laugh because I'm incredibly mature.
     
  12. Workshed

    Workshed a.k.a. Villyan Shit

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    The Howling title always intrigued me as a kid. Was it a sound, a small werewolf, some sort of ritual?
     
  13. dave13

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    went with The Pit. its such a great, seedy movie, and the title sounds itself sounds dirty too.
     
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    The Strangeness because frankly it makes you think this sucker is going to be strange!
     
  15. satans-sadists

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    My favorite is The Beyond. Next would be The Fog.
     
  16. Erick H.

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    THE SHINING,followed by THE FOG and THE BEYOND.
     
  17. Stige

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    had to go with the howling after serious debate with the fog
     
  18. Copyboy

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    I've never seen it but went with The Gate. Not sure why but I've always thought that title is creepy. Brings to mind a cemetery gate or the gates of hell, maybe something designed to keep someone out or even locked in? So many possibilities and none of them pleasant.

    Close second for The Pit. Ha ha Love that title. The Pit of Despair.
     
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  19. chrismac87

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    Ahem...

    The Video Dead

    Don't think I can think of any other title that sort of gets the whole general feel of the 80s like that one does.
     
  20. The Tall Man

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    Went for The Fog. It was a toss up between that and The Keep.
     

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