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    Posted on May 29, 2012

    1982: The Best Year For Summer Movies Ever?

    According to many movie critics, it was. Let's examine the evidence.

    Blade Runner

    Released in theaters on June 27, 1982.

    Conan the Barbarian

    Released on May 14, 1982.

    E.T.

    Released on June 13, 1982.

    Fast Times at Ridgemont High

    Released on August 13, 1982.

    An Officer and a Gentleman

    Released on August 13, 1982.

    Pink Floyd: The Wall

    Released on August 13, 1982.

    Poltergeist

    Released on June 4, 1982.

    The Road Warrior

    Released on May 21, 1982.

    Rocky III

    Released on May 28, 1982.

    Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

    Released on June 4, 1982.

    The Thing

    Released on June 27, 1982.

    Tron

    Released on July 9, 1982.

    I think the fact that two of these films have already been remade is a testament to the era, but what do you think, BuzzFeed? Is the summer of '82 worth all the hype?

    ...And if you do think that it is, Austin's Alamo Draft House will be playing each of the movies this summer on the same weekend they were released back in 1982. Pretty cool, if you live in Texas!

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