Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
After the rebels have been brutally overpowered by the Empire on their newly established base, Luke Skywalker takes advanced Jedi training with Master Yoda, while his friends are pursued by Darth Vader as part of his plan to capture Luke.
Anyone who has seen the new 'Star Wars' knows that Harrison Ford is still kicking ass 40 years later. Whether you fell in love with him as loudmouthed flyboy Han Solo, loudmouthed archaelogist Indiana Jones, or loudmouthed street-racer what's-his-name in American Graffiti, be sure to check out his complete range of action/adventure flicks.
Here it is: a comprehensive list of the best sci-fi films from 1970-2000, including animated gem 'The Hidden Giant', surreal dystopian thriller 'Dark City', and the undisputed 80s champ 'Terminator'. Watch them all to achieve pure geekdom!
Space operas are sweeping epics set far, far away (although not always long ago), featuring larger than life villains, romantic subplots, and the obligatory intergalactic hero. Adventure doesn't get more lighthearted and enjoyable than this - so pick one of these space opera classics from before 1990 and feel the force! Also, make sure to celebrate Star Wars Day on May 4th.
HEYYY YOUUU GUYYSSS!!! Check out these 80s adventure movies for a feel-good blast past from the past. Includes Harrison Ford as Indie (as well as a number of copycats), self-aware fantasy classic 'The Princess Bride', and, of course, the Goonies!