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Favorite Raunchy 80's Comedies

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1. Caddyshack (1980)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Sport

48 Metascore

An exclusive golf course has to deal with a brash new member and a destructive dancing gopher.

Director: Harold Ramis | Stars: Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield, Bill Murray, Ted Knight

Votes: 113,718 | Gross: $39.85M

2. Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

61 Metascore

A group of Southern California high school students are enjoying their most important subjects: sex, drugs, and rock n' roll.

Director: Amy Heckerling | Stars: Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold, Robert Romanus

Votes: 101,657 | Gross: $27.09M

3. Private School (1983)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Romance

25 Metascore

Chris from a girls' boarding school loves Jim from a nearby boys' boarding school. Jordan also wants Jim and plays dirty. Jim and two friends visit the girls' school posing as girls.

Director: Noel Black | Stars: Phoebe Cates, Betsy Russell, Matthew Modine, Michael Zorek

Votes: 6,362 | Gross: $14.05M

4. Porky's (1981)

R | 94 min | Comedy

40 Metascore

In 1954, a group of Florida high-school guys try to help their buddy lose his virginity, which leads them to seek revenge on a sleazy nightclub owner and his redneck sheriff brother for harassing them.

Director: Bob Clark | Stars: Dan Monahan, Mark Herrier, Wyatt Knight, Roger Wilson

Votes: 41,450 | Gross: $111.29M

5. Revenge of the Nerds (1984)

R | 90 min | Comedy

44 Metascore

At Adams College, a group of bullied outcasts and misfits resolve to fight back for their peace and self-respect.

Director: Jeff Kanew | Stars: Robert Carradine, Anthony Edwards, Timothy Busfield, Andrew Cassese

Votes: 52,263 | Gross: $40.90M

6. Airplane! (1980)

PG | 88 min | Comedy

78 Metascore

A man afraid to fly must ensure that a plane lands safely after the pilots become sick.

Directors: Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker | Stars: Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Leslie Nielsen, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Votes: 229,085 | Gross: $83.40M

7. Sixteen Candles (1984)

PG | 93 min | Comedy, Romance

61 Metascore

A girl's "sweet" sixteenth birthday becomes anything but special, as she suffers from every embarrassment possible.

Director: John Hughes | Stars: Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall, Justin Henry, Michael Schoeffling

Votes: 112,120 | Gross: $23.69M

8. Bachelor Party (1984)

R | 105 min | Comedy

56 Metascore

A soon-to-be-married man's friends throw him the ultimate bachelor party.

Director: Neal Israel | Stars: Tom Hanks, Tawny Kitaen, Adrian Zmed, George Grizzard

Votes: 38,972 | Gross: $38.44M

9. Private Resort (1985)

R | 82 min | Comedy

34 Metascore

The story of two adolescent boys who are guests at a Florida resort for the week-end. Their only interest is, of course, chasing girls, but fate has much more in store for them.

Director: George Bowers | Stars: Rob Morrow, Johnny Depp, Emily Longstreth, Karyn O'Bryan

Votes: 8,229 | Gross: $0.33M

10. Weird Science (1985)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi

46 Metascore

Two high school nerds use a computer program to literally create the perfect woman, but she turns their lives upside down.

Director: John Hughes | Stars: Anthony Michael Hall, Ilan Mitchell-Smith, Kelly LeBrock, Bill Paxton

Votes: 85,638 | Gross: $23.83M

11. The Wild Life (1984)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama

32 Metascore

A high-school wrestler parties with his buddy at a swinging-singles apartment complex.

Director: Art Linson | Stars: Chris Penn, Ilan Mitchell-Smith, Eric Stoltz, Jenny Wright

Votes: 2,693 | Gross: $11.02M

12. The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)

PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Crime

76 Metascore

Incompetent police Detective Frank Drebin must foil an attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II.

Director: David Zucker | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, O.J. Simpson, Ricardo Montalban

Votes: 163,221 | Gross: $78.76M

13. Police Academy (1984)

R | 96 min | Comedy

41 Metascore

A group of good-hearted, but incompetent misfits enter the police academy, but the instructors there are not going to put up with their pranks.

Director: Hugh Wilson | Stars: Steve Guttenberg, G.W. Bailey, Kim Cattrall, Bubba Smith

Votes: 121,987 | Gross: $81.20M

14. Mischief (1985)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

53 Metascore

Obsessed with the hottest girl in class, a gawky high-school student of 1956 takes a crash course in teenage coolness from his motorcycle-rebel neighbor.

Director: Mel Damski | Stars: Doug McKeon, Catherine Mary Stewart, Kelly Preston, Chris Nash

Votes: 6,215 | Gross: $8.69M

15. National Lampoon's Vacation (1983)

R | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy

55 Metascore

The Griswold family's cross-country drive to the Walley World theme park proves to be much more arduous than they ever anticipated.

Director: Harold Ramis | Stars: Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Imogene Coca, Randy Quaid

Votes: 105,220 | Gross: $61.40M

16. Porky's II: The Next Day (1983)

R | 98 min | Comedy

38 Metascore

The naughty high schoolers of Angel Beach High now seek revenge on a group of KKK religious fanatics and corrupt politicians who want to shut down their Shakespeare production after they cast a Seminole transfer student in the lead.

Director: Bob Clark | Stars: Dan Monahan, Wyatt Knight, Mark Herrier, Roger Wilson

Votes: 11,784 | Gross: $33.76M

17. Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise (1987)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy

28 Metascore

The rising college nerds set out to a convention in Florida, but are not welcomed by the Alpha Beta representatives.

Director: Joe Roth | Stars: Robert Carradine, Curtis Armstrong, Larry B. Scott, Timothy Busfield

Votes: 14,187 | Gross: $30.06M

18. Trading Places (1983)

R | 116 min | Comedy

69 Metascore

A snobbish investor and a wily street con artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires.

Director: John Landis | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Dan Aykroyd, Ralph Bellamy, Don Ameche

Votes: 147,480 | Gross: $90.40M

19. Doctor Detroit (1983)

R | 89 min | Comedy

48 Metascore

A pimp on the run trusts his sex workers to a meek professor of literature, who accepts the challenge.

Director: Michael Pressman | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Howard Hesseman, Donna Dixon, Lydia Lei

Votes: 5,719 | Gross: $10.38M

20. Back to School (1986)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

68 Metascore

To help his discouraged son get through college, a funloving and obnoxious rich businessman decides to enter the school as a student himself.

Director: Alan Metter | Stars: Rodney Dangerfield, Sally Kellerman, Burt Young, Keith Gordon

Votes: 31,208 | Gross: $91.26M

21. Major League (1989)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Sport

62 Metascore

The new owner of the Cleveland Indians puts together a purposely horrible team so they'll lose and she can move the team. But when the plot is uncovered, they start winning just to spite her.

Director: David S. Ward | Stars: Tom Berenger, Charlie Sheen, Corbin Bernsen, Margaret Whitton

Votes: 66,762 | Gross: $49.80M

22. Club Paradise (1986)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy

40 Metascore

A retired Chicago firefighter partners with a reggae singer to turn a seedy Caribbean nightclub into a resort for affluent tourists.

Director: Harold Ramis | Stars: Robin Williams, Peter O'Toole, Rick Moranis, Jimmy Cliff

Votes: 6,243 | Gross: $12.31M

23. Arthur (1981)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

69 Metascore

Alcoholic billionaire playboy Arthur Bach must marry a woman he does not love, or he will be cut off from his $750,000,000 fortune. But when Arthur falls in love with a poor waitress, he must decide if he wants to choose love or money.

Director: Steve Gordon | Stars: Dudley Moore, Liza Minnelli, John Gielgud, Geraldine Fitzgerald

Votes: 27,619 | Gross: $95.46M

24. A Fish Called Wanda (1988)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Crime

80 Metascore

In London, four very different people team up on a jewel heist, then try to double-cross one another for the loot, complicated by their efforts to fool a very proper barrister.

Directors: Charles Crichton, John Cleese | Stars: John Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline, Michael Palin

Votes: 139,003 | Gross: $63.49M

25. Airplane II: The Sequel (1982)

PG | 85 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

48 Metascore

A faulty computer causes a passenger space shuttle to head straight for the Sun. Can Ted Striker save the day and get the shuttle back on track - again?

Director: Ken Finkleman | Stars: Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Lloyd Bridges, Raymond Burr

Votes: 51,699 | Gross: $27.15M

26. Porky's Revenge (1985)

R | 92 min | Comedy

24 Metascore

As graduation nears for the class of 1955 at Angel Beach High, the gang once again faces off against their old enemy, Porky, who wants them to throw the school's championship basketball game because he's betting on the opposing team.

Director: James Komack | Stars: Dan Monahan, Wyatt Knight, Tony Ganios, Mark Herrier

Votes: 8,432 | Gross: $20.52M

27. Zapped! (1982)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

10 Metascore

A high school science nerd gains telekinetic powers after a laboratory accident and uses them for revenge upon bullies.

Director: Robert J. Rosenthal | Stars: Scott Baio, Willie Aames, Robert Mandan, Felice Schachter

Votes: 6,823 | Gross: $16.90M

28. Hardbodies (1984)

R | 88 min | Comedy

1 Metascore

Frumpy singles Hunter, Rounder and Ashby rent a beach house to take advantage of the surf, sun and scores of available women. Not having what it takes, the men hire a sexy young surfer, Scotty, to help them meet girls.

Director: Mark Griffiths | Stars: Grant Cramer, Teal Roberts, Gary Wood, Michael Rapport

Votes: 3,437 | Gross: $7.12M

29. Night Shift (1982)

R | 106 min | Comedy

62 Metascore

A mild-mannered morgue attendant is assigned to the night shift, and his new coworker, along with his prostitute neighbor, convince him of running a prostitution ring out of the morgue.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Henry Winkler, Michael Keaton, Shelley Long, Gina Hecht

Votes: 15,550 | Gross: $23.60M

30. Stewardess School (1986)

R | 89 min | Action, Comedy

The zany "stewdents" at a wacky flight attendants' school have all sorts of wild and crazy high-flying adventures in this '80s comedy.

Director: Ken Blancato | Stars: Brett Cullen, Mary Cadorette, Don Most, Sandahl Bergman

Votes: 1,313

31. The Hollywood Knights (1980)

R | 91 min | Comedy

Led by their comedic leader, Turk, the Hollywood Knights car club raise hell throughout Beverly Hills on Halloween Night, 1965.

Director: Floyd Mutrux | Stars: Tony Danza, Michelle Pfeiffer, Julius Averitt, Steve Ballard

Votes: 4,559 | Gross: $10.00M

32. Spring Break (1983)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Romance

17 Metascore

Two sets of two college guys spend a spring break together in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. There they have lots of fun in and out of the sun.

Director: Sean S. Cunningham | Stars: David Knell, Steve Bassett, Perry Lang, Paul Land

Votes: 3,081 | Gross: $24.07M

33. Meatballs Part II (1984)

PG | 87 min | Comedy

21 Metascore

Second in the series of Meatball movies. A group of kids attempt to save a summer camp that's a financial failure.

Director: Ken Wiederhorn | Stars: Richard Mulligan, Hamilton Camp, John Mengatti, Kim Richards

Votes: 2,467 | Gross: $5.41M

34. Hot Resort (1985)

R | 93 min | Comedy

Young guys on the make get a job at a resort hotel in the Caribbean.

Director: John Robins | Stars: Tom Parsekian, Michael Berz, Bronson Pinchot, Dan Schneider

Votes: 471

35. Class Reunion (1982)

R | 84 min | Comedy, Horror

It's been 10 years since Lizzie Borden High School's class of '72 graduated, and the preppies, the hippies and the in-crowd has returned to reminisce over good times past. But classmate Walter Baylor has returned too with a vengeance.

Director: Michael Miller | Stars: Gerrit Graham, Michael Lerner, Fred McCarren, Miriam Flynn

Votes: 2,172 | Gross: $10.05M

36. Cheech & Chong's the Corsican Brothers (1984)

PG | 82 min | Comedy

35 Metascore

Superfecund twins Louis and Lucien, who can feel pain from each other's injuries, revolt against a tyrannical regent who holds France under his iron fist.

Director: Tommy Chong | Stars: Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong, Roy Dotrice, Shelby Chong

Votes: 4,095 | Gross: $3.77M

37. Easy Money (1983)

R | 95 min | Comedy

48 Metascore

To inherit his mother-in-law's colossal fortune, a hard-living gambling addict must change his unhealthy ways before they get the best of him.

Director: James Signorelli | Stars: Rodney Dangerfield, Joe Pesci, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Candice Azzara

Votes: 8,812 | Gross: $29.31M

38. Just One of the Guys (1985)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Romance

57 Metascore

Terry feels discriminated against when the summer jobs at Sun Tribune go to two guys. She decides to do something about it. She dresses like a guy and gets a haircut. Will students at the other high school notice? Girls notice "him".

Director: Lisa Gottlieb | Stars: Joyce Hyser, Clayton Rohner, Billy Jayne, Toni Hudson

Votes: 15,346 | Gross: $11.50M

39. Ruthless People (1986)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Crime

78 Metascore

A couple cheated by a vile businessman kidnaps his wife in retaliation, not knowing that their enemy is delighted that they did.

Directors: Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker | Stars: Bette Midler, Danny DeVito, Judge Reinhold, Helen Slater

Votes: 27,688 | Gross: $71.62M

40. Top Secret! (1984)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Crime, Music

68 Metascore

An American rock and roll singer becomes involved in a Resistance plot to rescue a scientist imprisoned in East Germany.

Directors: Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker | Stars: Val Kilmer, Lucy Gutteridge, Peter Cushing, Jeremy Kemp

Votes: 64,638 | Gross: $20.50M

41. Weekend at Bernie's (1989)

PG-13 | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

32 Metascore

Two losers try to pretend that their murdered employer is really alive, leading the hitman to attempt to track him down to finish him off.

Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: Andrew McCarthy, Jonathan Silverman, Catherine Mary Stewart, Terry Kiser

Votes: 53,804 | Gross: $30.22M

42. Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

72 Metascore

A Chicago advertising man must struggle to travel home from New York for Thanksgiving, with a lovable oaf of a shower curtain ring salesman as his only companion.

Director: John Hughes | Stars: Steve Martin, John Candy, Laila Robins, Michael McKean

Votes: 136,643 | Gross: $49.53M

43. Up the Academy (1980)

R | 87 min | Comedy

29 Metascore

Four boys are sent, for different reasons, to a Military Academy. The life of discipline asks a lot of the four geeks. Of course these boys know how to make a party out of the hard times. Will they be "real men" after one year.

Director: Robert Downey Sr. | Stars: Ron Leibman, Wendell Brown, Ralph Macchio, Tommy Citera

Votes: 1,708

44. Up the Creek (1984)

R | 96 min | Comedy

Bob McGraw is in his 12th year of college, goofing his way through life, until he has to win a river rafting race with three college buddies.

Director: Robert Butler | Stars: Tim Matheson, Jennifer Runyon, Stephen Furst, Dan Monahan

Votes: 3,471 | Gross: $11.70M

45. The Cannonball Run (1981)

PG | 95 min | Action, Comedy, Sport

28 Metascore

A wide variety of eccentric competitors participate in a wild and illegal cross-country road race. However, the eccentric entrants will do anything to win the road race, including low-down, dirty tricks.

Director: Hal Needham | Stars: Burt Reynolds, Roger Moore, Farrah Fawcett, Dom DeLuise

Votes: 35,454 | Gross: $72.18M

46. Bull Durham (1988)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport