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View Poll Results: favorite Aykroyd film from the 1980s
The Blues Brothers (1980)
36
21.82%
Neighbors (1981)
4
2.42%
Doctor Detroit (1983)
1
0.61%
Trading Places (1983)
20
12.12%
Twilight Zone (1983)
0
0%
Indiana Jones & The Temple of Doom (1984)
3
1.82%
Ghostbusters (1984)
77
46.67%
Nothing Lasts Forever (1984)
0
0%
Spies Like Us (1985)
6
3.64%
Dragnet (1987)
5
3.03%
The Couch Trip (1988)
2
1.21%
The Great Outdoors (1988)
5
3.03%
Caddyshack II (1988)
0
0%
My Stepmother Is An Alien (1988)
2
1.21%
Ghostbusters II (1989)
1
0.61%
Driving Miss Daisy (1989) *Oscar nomination
3
1.82%
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the Best DAN AYKROYD film of the 1980s?

Old 04-01-10, 08:54 AM
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the Best DAN AYKROYD film of the 1980s?

Which do you like the best, and why?
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Re: the Best DAN AYKROYD film of the 1980s?

Had to vote Ghostbusters, but Spies Like Us is at least a close second, if not tied.
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Re: the Best DAN AYKROYD film of the 1980s?

I went Ghostbusters too but hesitated over Blues Brothers. I watched Spies Like Us recently and it doesn't hold up as well as I remembered.
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Re: the Best DAN AYKROYD film of the 1980s?

Even though I like Ghostbusters better, his best performance was in Blues Brothers.
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Re: the Best DAN AYKROYD film of the 1980s?

Close between Blues Brothers and Ghostbusters, but I'm going with Ghostbusters.

Wow, I don't remember him in Temple of Doom.
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Re: the Best DAN AYKROYD film of the 1980s?

He had a very small part when Indiana Jones, Willie, and Short Round are getting into the plane when escaping from Shanghai. Hard to tell, but listen to his voice, it's definitely him.

Spies Like Us and Blues Brothers for me. I have nothing but good memories when it comes to those films.
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Re: the Best DAN AYKROYD film of the 1980s?

Originally Posted by dan30oly View Post
Had to vote Ghostbusters, but Spies Like Us is at least a close second, if not tied.
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Re: the Best DAN AYKROYD film of the 1980s?

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Re: the Best DAN AYKROYD film of the 1980s?

Ghostbusters. Really not even close.
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Re: the Best DAN AYKROYD film of the 1980s?

I felt obligated to go with Ghostbusters, but close second is The Great Outdoors.
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Re: the Best DAN AYKROYD film of the 1980s?

I choose Ghostbusters.
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Re: the Best DAN AYKROYD film of the 1980s?

Good thing you specified 1980s or the poll results would be completely different.
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Re: the Best DAN AYKROYD film of the 1980s?

Blues Brothers slightly over Ghostbusters.
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Re: the Best DAN AYKROYD film of the 1980s?

The one with the most boobs?
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Re: the Best DAN AYKROYD film of the 1980s?

Originally Posted by Groucho View Post
Good thing you specified 1980s or the poll results would be completely different.
How so? Due to a film from the 70's or from the 90's...or, gasp, recently?
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Re: the Best DAN AYKROYD film of the 1980s?

My love for Ghostbusters clouds my judgement... I picked that! But he was fun to watch in many others as well.
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Re: the Best DAN AYKROYD film of the 1980s?

man theres a ton of movies I love on the list, but Ghostbusters is my all time favorite movie.

but I do really love these

The Blues Brothers
Trading Places
Spies Like Us
The Great Outdoors
Ghostbusters II
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Re: the Best DAN AYKROYD film of the 1980s?

I'd have to go with Neighbors, I love seeing him as a "villan"
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Re: the Best DAN AYKROYD film of the 1980s?

Good stuff.

The Blues Brothers (1980) - My vote.
Neighbors (1981) Underappreciated black comedy. Interesting - to me - for the switch in characterizations between him and Belushi.
Ghostbusters (1984)
Spies Like Us (1985)
Dragnet (1987)

I could have voted for any of those, but the Blues Brothers gets it by a nod. Just a great film.
Plus, I haven't seen Dragnet or Spies Like Us recently - have Dragnet in the Tom Hanks pack, just haven't watched yet - and it's possibly they won't be as good as nostalgia/memory makes them. I did watch Ghostbusters recently, and was reminded how good and fun a film that was.
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Re: the Best DAN AYKROYD film of the 1980s?

Trading Places by exactly one million miles. Then Ghostbusters. Most of the others are total garbage.
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Re: the Best DAN AYKROYD film of the 1980s?

Had to go with Ghostbusters. I almost voted for Temple of Doom, but it's not really a "Dan Aykroyd movie".
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Re: the Best DAN AYKROYD film of the 1980s?

The Blues Brothers is a better movie overall, and very near and dear to me, but I literally grew up on Ghostbusters, and I think Ghostbusters is funnier, too.
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I went Ghostbusters too but hesitated over Blues Brothers. I watched Spies Like Us recently and it doesn't hold up as well as I remembered.
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