The Movie Review Guy Best Movies for 2013
Dec 31, 2013
The Top 80 movies from the 1980's in 80 Days (DAY 13 ):
68. “Spies Like Us” (1985)
Two bumbling government employees think they are U.S. spies, only to discover that they are actually decoys for Nuclear War.
Chevy Chase—Emmett Fitz-Hume
Dan Aykroyd—Austin Millbarge
Steven Forrrest—General Sline
Donna Dixon—Karen Boyer
Vanessa Angle—Russian Rocket Crewperson
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.
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.