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gordongecko
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I'm pretty sure I had started a thread for this before but I could not find it. Now that we are in September and football is starting, I'm in the mood for fall movies (I just need some cooler weather and it will be perfect). I have a few favorites but was curious what movies everyone enjoys watching in the fall.

Try to keep it 80's but if you have some others that are perfect for fall, I'd love to hear them.

Halloween
Friday the 13th movies
Children of the Corn
Funny Farm
Planes Trains (later fall)
Tommy Boy
Ground Hog Day (don't ask why, I know, it's spring)

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This is my staple fall collection...I whip these out every year at this time:

Oxford Blues
St. Elmo's Fire
Making The Grade
All The Right Moves
Fresh Horses
Morgan Stewart's Coming Home
Private School

And slowly I start incorporating some cheesy horror into the mix before we're at max capacity come October 1st!!

You might catch Vamp, My Best Friend Is A Vampire, Once Bitten, Near Dark & Happy Birthday To Me.

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Cool Topic..Happy 2 know im not the only one that have certain movies i watch according to the type of season going on outside. Here r some of my fall fav's:

Back To School
Halloween I II & III
Killer Party
St Elmo's Fire
Better Of Dead
Red Dawn
Weird Science
Night Of The Comet
Adventures In Babysitting
Police Academy 4
The Fog
Pretty In Pink

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Thanks for all the great suggestions you two! I love watching movies based on what time of year it is! I feel like they hit home even more that way. My problem is I always want to start watching the upcoming season's movies way too early (Christmas is the worst).

I can't believe I forgot to write down All the right moves! I love watching several football movies during this time.

I also like Uncle Buck for the fall.

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*Slaps forehead* Cant believe i left out uncle buck
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I watch movies depending on the mood. Not so much for seasonal changes. But October usually is the time for my slasher/zombie/wolf/lovecraftian stuff.
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Right U R about Uncle Buck & Funny Farm. ATRMoves....been wanting to watch that for awhile,another nice choice.
Here are a few others.
Gotcha
Soul Man
Class
The Gremlins
Breakfast Club
Trading Places
E.T.

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It's about that time for this to get bumped! Would love to hear some more suggestions if you have them.

Added to my list:

Baby Boom
Big

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GordonGecko- Punxsutawney is my hometown. So, I love Groundhog Day.

I love watching movies that take place during the fall season. Plus, I love Horror too.

Here's some I always watch this time of year:

All the Right Moves
When Harry Met Sally
Terror in the Aisles
Dark Night of the Scarecrow
Halloween 1, 2 and 3
Friday the 13th 1,2,3
Prom Night
The Fog
An American Werewolf in London
Cujo
The Shining
The Stepfather
Waxworks
The Entity
Ghost Story
The Amityville Horror
Death Weekend
Slumber party Massacre
Fright Night
The Lost Boys
10 to Midnight
Silent Rage
He Knows Your Alone
Silent Scream
The Brood
Black Christmas

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I grew up very near Punxy. My little sister did her student teaching there. Nice little town! Good list of fall/Halloween movies, by the way. I especially like the original Black Christmas, The Brood, and the original The Stepfather.
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No mention of Ghostbusters yet? It's always been perfect around Halloween here.
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Chris! I can't believe I let that one slip off the list. Perfect fall movie and I always make sure to watch that one.

Great list Isis.... I mean April Fool. Nice to see you back.

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Gordongecko- it is probably a good political move that I retire that name... [Smile] Crash-my sister-in-law painted the inside of Punxsy Phil's house at the Civic Center at the Library where his house is. She painted the mural on the wall.

How about Monster Squad, did anyone mention it?

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I guess I'm a little late to bump this compared to the last few years. Feel free to keep adding to the list or discuss the fall movies you've been watching this year.

I've been holding off for as long as possible but I think it's time I start watching a few. I'm sure the first one will be Funny Farm. I can't wait to see it again!

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Good choice gecko. I love that movie.
All the Right Moves is in my queue

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Thanks! I really enjoy All the Right Moves as well. I hope to fit that one in this year as well.
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Also, if anyone wants to mention any fall movies that they saw were going to be on TV or that are available streaming, that would be great to know!
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