Teen Lust, Knife Thrusts, and Doobie Puffs: 80’s Summer Camp Movie Guide

Nothing brings back more fond memories than Summer Camp! Tug-of-war, sneaking over to the girl’s camp after dark, and – of course – running for your life while being hunted down by a homicidal maniac.

Ah, yes! Those were the days. When short-shorts, mullets and denim ruled. For many of us it was hard to let go, and we know that pain.  That’s why we took the time to create the ultimate 80’s Summer Camp Movie Guide.   Enjoy your last weeks of summer with these camp classics, and choose your level of sex, drugs and murder!

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Amazing 60% Off Summer Sale!

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The temperature is heating up which can mean only one thing: it’s time for the FIC Summer Sale! From August 17th – August 31st save up to 60% on some of our hottest tees.

Come and find smokin’ deals on shirts from movies like Robocop, Jaws, and The Breakfast Club. Popular styles sell out quick so get on over to the Summer Sale page before they’re all burned up!

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YouTube ’80s Movie Spotlight

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There’s a huge selection of full movies you can watch on YouTube. Check out these three awesome cult flicks you can watch in their entirety for free!

Akira (1988) HD full English dub

Jaw-dropping animation along with an incredible soundtrack, Akira has much to do with bringing the anime culture to the USA. This version is the full audio “good” English dub.


Better Off Dead (1985)

John Cusack and his bitchin’ Camaro!


Real Genius (1985)

One of the most beloved ’80s classics. Written by the same folks who penned Police Academy.

Get all your Real Genius tees and accessories here!

Ferris Bueller’s Official Soundtrack Had 10,950 Days Off

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Finally after 30 years, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off is getting an official soundtrack. John Hughes never released one, citing fears it would be unpopular. Diehard fans of the film, however, have been assembling their own mixed tape tracklists since the ’80s. Today’s kids will never know that joy: hunching over the radio tape deck, cassette loaded. The Record & Pause buttons already pressed. And then waiting, waiting for that one song to come on. Smart kids would at least call in to the radio station to make a request. The song would still take time, but at least they knew it was coming.

Now, 3 decades later, that gap in your record collection will finally be filled. According to Salon, Paramount and La-La Land Records have struck a deal for an official soundtrack to be released later this year. There’s no word yet on the final list of songs, but there will be interviews in the liner notes from Hughes’s son, James, music supervisor Tarquin Gotch, composer Ira Newborn, and film editor Paul Hirsch.

There are some real musical gems to rediscover. We’ll list our favorites here, and if you grew up in the ’80s there’s probably at least one song below that will make you cry. You can find a complete track listing over on IMDB. Call in sick, put on your favorite Ferris tee, plug in the headphones, and get your music on!

Bad (Big Audio Dynamite)

Beat City (The Flowerpot Men)

Danke Schoen (Wayne Newton)

The Bridge (Cactus World News)

The Edge Of Forever (The Dream Academy)

Children of the Revolution (Violent Femmes)

Love Missile F1-11 extended version (Sigue Sigue Sputnik)

March Of The Swivelheads (The Beat)

Oh Yeah (Yellow)

Radio People (Zapp)

Twist And Shout (The Beatles)

Megaplex: 80 minutes of ’80s Awesomeness from Smash TV

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Over one and a half years in the making, Megaplex, a super supercut, is almost beyond description. Jam-packing thousands of snippets from almost 100 movies, paired with an incredibly timed soundtrack, the entertainment factor is completely off the charts.

Coined a double-feature by the creators, Turbo (or Side A, the first half of the supercut) will have you jonesing for those late nights during a sleepover when you and your friends would binge on Jolt cola and watch whatever crazy movies channel 3 had on from 10pm to 6am. Cuts from long-forgotten kung fu, action, anime, fighting movie favorites… they’re all here, in rapid fire succession.

After a brief intermission dubbed Coming Attractions (which covers different vignettes exploring various themes and genres), Beyond (aka Side B) begins. A cacophony of spasm-inducing lights, colors, and sounds, Side B pieces together at a machine gun clip, “choice cuts from a strange time in the horror, sci-fi, and fantasy genres…” Sometimes epileptic seizure inducing, sometimes freaky and/or gory, the imagery flashes by relentlessly while the music seems almost tailor-made.